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'We also need to promote legislation on Amona'

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel welcomes plans to save Amona, but says legislation on the issue is required as well.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Tokyo knifeman stabs dozens, killing at least 19

A knifeman who killed at least 19 at a care facility near Tokyo, Japan, was reportedly an ex-staff member who wanted to "get rid of the disabled from ...

- Stuff - NZ

Turkish Airlines fires 211 staff after coup

Turkish Airlines said it had fired 211 employees over suspected links to US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen and behaviour "conflicting with the ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Israeli official to travel to Washington, discuss military aid

National Security Council interim chief to visit Washington and advance negotiations on new aid agreement.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Mayan King's Tomb Had Underground Water System Believed To Lead To The Underworld

Archeologists have found a huge and complex water system underneath the tomb of the Mayan king Pakal, which is itself beneath the Temple of the ...

- VICE News - US

Sanders supporters boo as he urges them to elect Clinton US president

Bernie Sanders on Monday urged his supporters to back Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in her White House bid, drawing jeers and shouts of "We want ...

- GMA News - PH

Powerful blast hits Damascus ahead of new Syria talks

A car bomb has gone off in an upmarket area of the Syrian capital, wounding several people - the state news agency says. Diplomats are due to attempt ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Colombia declares its Zika epidemic over

The announcement is significant because Colombia has counted 100,000 cases of the virus, second only to Brazil.

- Washington Post - US

Trump has a huge lead over Hillary Clinton among white voters – here is why it doesn't matter

The Democratic National Convention began under a cloud. It seems the previously unthinkable has happened: Donald Trump is now leading polls in the ...

- The Raw Story - US

Florida nightclub shooting leaves 14-year-old, 18-year-old dead, 17 others wounded

With the Orlando massacre still fresh on everyone's mind, the mother of a young man who was slain at a nightclub early Monday had warned her son about ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

At least 19 killed, many injured in knife attack near Tokyo

At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in the ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

US approves release of last Russian held at Guantanamo

MIAMI — The last Russian prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center has been approved for release.

- Yahoo! News - US

Madagascar house fire kills 38

A blaze rips through a thatched home during a party in central Madagascar, killing 38 people, including 16 children.

- BBC - UK

Anger grows over China's handling of deadly floods

Five days after rains lashed parts of country's north, authorities face accusations of trying to cover up the disaster.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Wyoming partners with Japanese companies seeking coal

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead has signed an agreement calling for cooperation between a consortium of Japanese companies and Wyoming experts in ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Suicide Bomber in Ansbach, Germany, Pledged Loyalty to ISIS, Officials Say

The attack, which injured 15 people near the entrance to a music festival, was the fourth high-profile assault in the country in a week.

- New York Times - US

Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Greek premier unveils constitutional reform proposals

ATHENS, Greece " Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has unveiled constitutional reform proposals that would make consultations by referendum easier, ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Call The Pied Piper: New Zealand Wants To Get Rid Of Its Rats. All Of Them

For decades, New Zealand has tried to reduce the populations of destructive, non-native predators. Now the country has a more ambitious goal: ...

- NPR - US

With Turkey in turmoil, EU migrant deal back under fire

ATHENS, Greece " Even before Turkey was thrown into crisis by a coup attempt, its deal with the European Union to stop migration westward was under ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Despite delays, Australians ready to move to Rio village

RIO DE JANEIRO — Despite a delay of several days, the head of the Australian delegation said she expects her 700 athletes and officials to move into ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Sanders blasts 'demogogue' Trump, urges vote for Clinton

Bernie Sanders uses Democratic National Convention speech to call for party unity - but not everyone was buying it.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Baby born in Spain with Zika-caused microcephaly, first in Europe

A woman infected with the Zika virus gave birth in Spain on Monday to a baby with the brain-damaging disorder microcephaly, her hospital said, the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Syrian army says Israeli planes hit building in Golan Heights

AMMAN - The Syrian army said on Monday two missiles from Israeli reconnaissance planes hit a residential building in Baath City in the Syrian Golan ...

- Reuters - US

BHS is Theresa May's big chance to reform capitalism – she'd better take it

Almost everyone is disgusted by the tale of BHS.  Back in 2013, Theresa May gave a speech that might yet prove significant. In it, she declared: ...

- New Statesman - UK

Democrats begin convention to nominate Clinton

Democrats began a four-day meeting in Philadelphia on Monday that will end with the presidential nomination of Hillary Clinton, the first female to ...

- GMA News - PH

The Interpreter: In D.N.C. Hack, Echoes of Russia’s New Approach to Power

Deception and disinformation, not tanks and planes, have become new tools of power for Moscow, and it would be well within Russian strategy to stir up ...

- New York Times - US

Poll: How Clinton supporters view the world differently than Sanders supporters

Sanders supporters are less likely to view the U.S. as the "greatest" country.

- Washington Post - US

Sanders backers revolt at raucous opening to Democratic convention

Supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders drowned out the opening proceedings with competing cheers and chants on Monday as discord enveloped ...

- The Raw Story - US

News24.com | Pokemon Go player shoots mugger

Authorities say a gunman tried to rob a group of people playing the Pokemon Go game at a Las Vegas park, so a player pulled a firearm and the two shot ...

- News24.com - ZA

Sanders' delegates react to call for them to support Clinton

Sen. Bernie Sanders urged his delegates to the Democratic National Convention on Monday to help elect Hillary Clinton as president. He was met with ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Germany attacks: Is there a common link?

The BBC's Frank Gardner looks at the reasons behind a recent spate of violent attacks in Germany, and what, if anything, links them.

- BBC - UK

Saudis say five guards killed in clashes on Yemen border

Five Saudi Arabian border guards were killed on Monday in clashes with 'enemy elements' who tried to infiltrate the kingdom's border with war-wracked ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Knife attack at disabled facility in Japan leaves 15 dead, dozens injured

At least 15 people have been reported killed at a facility for disabled persons in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo. The assailant has surrendered to police.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

This Guy Took a Drone Selfie Video at a Castle and Acted Totally Chill About It

Postcard-worthy

- TIME Magazine - US

Woman sets boyfriend on fire in drug row

A homeless US woman set her boyfriend on fire because she was angry that he did not provide her with drugs, police say.

- Stuff - NZ

California man sentenced for trying to aid Islamic State

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A federal judge on Monday sentenced a California man to 15 years in prison for trying to join the Islamic State group in Syria, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

US fines Chile-based airline LATAM $22 million over bribes

SANTIAGO, Chile " U.S. authorities say Latin America's largest airline has agreed to some $22 million in civil and criminal fines in connection ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Car bomb wounds several in Syrian capital: state media

AMMAN - An explosives-laden car blew up on Monday in a heavily policed district in the center of the Syrian capital Damascus, causing injuries and ...

- Reuters - US

Bernie Sanders Urges Booing Supporters to Embrace Hillary Clinton

The Vermont senator, who lost the nomination to Mrs. Clinton, told his supporters it was important to vote for her to stop Donald J. Trump.

- International NY Times - US

Michael Jordan speaks out on US race violence, pledging $2m

US basketball star Michael Jordan, previously criticised for not speaking out about political issues, says he can "no longer stay silent" after police ...

- BBC - UK

Turkey issues warrants for 42 journalists after failed coup: report

Turkey on Monday issued warrants for the detention of 42 journalists suspected of links to the alleged organizers of a failed military uprising, ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Netanyahu 'stands by' conversation with Elor Azariya's father

Prime Minister Netanyahu addresses terror tunnels, Hamas, Iran, America, and Elor Azariya in conversation with military correspondents.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

NEW YORK " Stocks fell moderately on Monday as investors took a break after four weeks of gains that brought the market to record highs. Energy ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Solar plane nears end of historic round-the-world trip

Solar Impulse 2 on Monday neared the end of its epic journey to become the first sun-powered airplane to circle the globe without a drop of fuel to ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Japanese news agency: 19 dead, 20 injured in knife attack outside Tokyo

SAGAMIHARA, Japan " Japanese news agency: 19 dead, 20 injured in knife attack outside Tokyo.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cyber attack scandal threatens Democrat unity ahead of convention

- CNN Top Stories - US

15 dead in knife attack on Japan disabled care centre: media

Tokyo - Some 15 people died and 45 were injured in a knife attack at a care centre for the disabled in Japan early Tuesday, public broadcaster NHK ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Trump leads Clinton

The bounce is back.

- CNN Top Stories - US