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Israel bars men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City

Story highlights Police announce heightened security for Friday prayers in Jerusalem’s Old City Restrictions come about following fatal shooting of police officers one week ago Jerusalem (CNN)Israeli police have barred male worshipers under 50 from entering the Old City of Jerusalem and Temple Mount, also known as the Noble Sanctuary, for Friday prayers following last week’s fatal shooting. Women are ...

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CIA chief signals desire for regime change in North Korea

Story highlights Pompeo said he’s sure the North Korean people would love to see Kim go He said Kim’s ouster wasn’t an “unadulterated good” for the US Washington (CNN)CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday evening offered some of the most aggressive comments yet from the Trump administration with regard to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Although Secretary of State ...

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Death comes on his good friend Chris Cornell's birthday

Story highlights The two singers became friends on tour about a decade ago Bennington had written to Cornell: “Your talent was pure and unrivaled” (CNN)After his friend Chris Cornell died two months ago, Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington wrote a letter thanking him for inspiring him and hoping he would find peace in “the next life.” “Your talent was pure ...

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Mayor: Two killed on Greek island during earthquake

(CNN)At least two people were killed early Friday when the Greek island of Kos was shaken by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake, Mayor George Kyritsis told CNN Greece. The quake’s epicenter was just 16.2 kilometers (10.1 miles) east-northeast of Kos in the sea between Greece and Turkey, the US Geological Survey said. About 200,000 people in Greece and Turkey felt strong ...

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During Trump's 'Made in America' week, Mar-a-Lago Club seeks more foreign workers

(CNN)Though the White House launched its “Made in America” initiative earlier this week to promote American jobs and products, President Donald Trump’s businesses have again taken steps to hire foreign workers. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club and his golf course in Jupiter, Florida, have filed documents to bring in additional foreign workers under the H-2B visa program, which allows foreigners to fill ...

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