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Arab leaders to seek U.N. Security Council resolution on Golan

Arab leaders to seek U.N. Security Council resolution on GolanArab leaders, long divided by regional rivalries, also ended their annual summit in Tunisia calling for cooperation with non-Arab Iran based on non-interference in each others’ affairs. Arab leaders who have been grappling with a bitter Gulf Arab dispute, splits over Iran’s regional influence, the war in Yemen and unrest in Algeria and Sudan sought common ground after Washington recognized Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan. “We, the leaders of the Arab countries gathered in Tunisia … express our rejection and condemnation of the United States decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan,” Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said.



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'Why would you die?' Bereaved seek answers at plane crash site

'Why would you die?' Bereaved seek answers at plane crash siteFrom a quiet farmland at the base of rolling hills outside Ethiopia’s capital, the sound of wailing rang through the air. All 157 people on Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 died when their Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed just six minutes after departing Addis Ababa on Sunday, heading for Nairobi. Relatives began trickling to the site of the obliterated jet on Wednesday, some bussed in by Ethiopian Airlines, others on their own steam.



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US senator vows to seek recognition of Israeli rule in Golan

US senator vows to seek recognition of Israeli rule in GolanJERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham on Monday vowed to push for U.S. recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, in what would represent a new contentious political gift to Israel from the Trump administration.



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Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for border wall

Trump to seek another $  8.6 billion for border wallUS President Donald Trump is seeking $ 8.6 billion in fresh funding for a wall on the US-Mexico border, likely triggering another fight with Congress. The 2020 budget request, which is set to be formally unveiled Monday, would far exceed the $ 5.7 billion Trump demanded last year. Democratic congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer decried the move, warning Trump that another legislative defeat would await him.



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Trump to Seek $8.6 Billion for Wall, Set Up New Budget Fight

Trump to Seek $  8.6 Billion for Wall, Set Up New Budget FightThe president’s proposal asks for an additional $ 5 billion in funding for the Department of Homeland Security and $ 3.6 billion in new military construction funds, plus an additional $ 3.6 billion to replace previously appropriated funding that Trump wants to use for the wall, according to a senior administration official, who requested anonymity to discuss the plan ahead of its release. The request is in addition to the funds that Trump is hoping to allocate through executive action after declaring a national emergency in February over the situation on the border, a move likely to tee up a new battle with Congress.



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AP source: Trump to seek money for border wall, Space Force

AP source: Trump to seek money for border wall, Space ForceWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will be making a significant request for border wall funds and seeking money to stand up Space Force as a new branch of the military in the White House budget being released next week, an administration official said.



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Parents of bullied CPS students seek to make changes in schools

Parents of bullied CPS students seek to make changes in schoolsParents of Chicago Public Schools students who have been bullied gathered Saturday to find a way to keep their kids in school.



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Easter Islanders seek outside help for iconic statues 'leprosy'

Easter Islanders seek outside help for iconic statues 'leprosy'The giant heads, carved centuries ago by the island’s inhabitants, represent the living ancestors of Easter Island’s Polynesian people – the Rapa Nui – and have brought it UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Dozens of giant “Moai” statues dominate the hillsides surrounding the island’s Rano Raraku wetland, but they are facing the threat of what locals describe as a kind of leprosy, white spots that are appearing on their iconic facades. The statues must also contend with coastal erosion, rising sea levels, high winds and damage from freely roaming livestock.



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House Democrats seek interviews with Trump's children and close allies

House Democrats seek interviews with Trump's children and close alliesThe House oversight committee chairman, Elijah Cummings, has said he will seek interviews with Donald Trump’s children and some of his closest allies after public testimony by the president’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen. Among those the committee will call in for testimony are Donald Trump Jr and Ivanka Trump, as well as the Trump Organization’s chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg.



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Senators Seek to Punish Saudis Over Khashoggi Murder, Yemen War

Senators Seek to Punish Saudis Over Khashoggi Murder, Yemen WarThe bill would prohibit some arms sales to Saudi Arabia and bar U.S. in-flight refueling of Saudi coalition aircraft involved in the civil war in Yemen. The administration has said it already has halted the refueling.



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