President Trump reportedly lashed out at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in their meeting in the West Bank city of Bethlehem last Tuesday. “You tricked me in D.C.! You talked there about your commitment to peace, but the Israelis showed me your involvement in incitement [against Israel],” he allegedly said to Abbas, according to Israel’s Channel 2 broadcaster, which cited a U.S. official present at the meeting. The Israeli government blames the Palestinian leadership and Abbas’s Fatah faction for inciting violence among young Palestinians, who from September 2015 onward launched a series of violent and deadly attacks with knives, guns and vehicles in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
Ivanka Trump cooked up some controversy after her “Team Ivanka” business account tweeted about one way to celebrate Memorial Day weekend.
Destinee Mangum, one of the teenage girls at the center of a stabbing attack in Portland, Oregon, has shared an emotional message of gratitude for the men who died trying to stop a man who was harassing her.
A female zoo-keeper has died in a "freak accident" after a tiger entered an enclosure at a wildlife park. The death happened at Hamerton Zoo Park, near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, at about 11:15 BST. Cambridgeshire Police said: "A tiger had entered an enclosure with a keeper. Sadly the female zoo keeper died at the scene." Visitors were led away from the zoo. At no time did the animal escape from the enclosure, said police. Officers investigating the death said it "is not believed to be suspicious". Hamerton Zoo Park said in a statement: "This appears to have been a freak accident. "At no point during the incident did any animals escape their enclosures and at no point was public safety affected
One of the teenagers at the center of Friday's train stabbing in Portland, Oregon, offered an emotional thanks to the two men who died after intervening against a man who had been hurling racist abuse at the women. Destinee Mangum, 16, spoke to Fox 12 Oregon on Saturday, at times in tears. "They lost their lives because of me and my friend, and the way we looked," she said. "I just want to say thank you to them and their family, and that I appreciate them. Without them, we probably would be dead right now." Mangum's mother told The Oregonian that her daughter, who is black, was with a 17-year-old friend who is Muslim and was wearing a hijab. A man confronted the girls as they were on a MAX train
It was a real-life battle of the superheroes at a comic fest over the weekend - when hulk actor Lou Ferrigno got into a brawl with “Flash Gordon” star Sam Jones, and fans had to jump in and break them up. “I don’t know if I was the real superhero, because if there was a clash of the Titans, I would have got squashed,” said Darryn Clements, who stepped in to help separate the muscle-bound actors at London’s ComicCon on Saturday, according to the Sun. Clements and other grown men in the crowd who were dressed in superhero costumes actually had to tell the 6-foot-tall actors to grow up. “There was a large crowd around, so I told them to act like adults and grow up, as they were supposed to be there
Jaden Smith claims he had a near-death experience while in Toronto, Canada. The actor, who is currently filming his latest project in the city, alleged that the Four Seasons Hotel spiked his pancakes with cheese and almost made him sick. "The Four Seasons In Toronto Just Made Me Want to Throw Up On MySelf," The Karate Kid actor wrote on Twitter on 28 May. It has not confirmed if the actor is lactose intolerant or simply doesn't like cheese.