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.
Late on Sunday, videos and photos of flashing red lights seemingly going off inside the White House started making their way around Twitter.
Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, is uneasy with a report that Trump son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner attempted to set up a secret communications channel with the Kremlin during the transition, before Mr. Trump was inaugurated. "I don't like it, I just don't," McCain told Australia's ABC News. "I know some administration officials are saying this is standard procedure," he said. "I don't think it's standard procedure prior to the inauguration of the president of the United States by someone who is not in an appointed position." Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday defended Kushner during an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press." "[T]here's a lot of different ways to communicate,
The mother of a stabbing victim was able to meet the hero who helped save her son's life on Sunday. Margie Fletcher's 21-year-old son, Micah Fletcher, is still in the hospital after being injured in a stabbing on a Portland, Oregon, train on May 26 that left two other men dead. Marcus Knipe, an Iraq War veteran, acted quickly when he saw Micah Fletcher stumbling onto the train platform at the Hollywood station.
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
In the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, a Navy Seal team member fell to his death Sunday after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River. The accident occurred ...