By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump took credit on Tuesday for a record year of safety for commercial aviation in 2017, swiftly drawing criticism and derision from commentators who said the achievement reflected trends predating his administration. “Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation. Good news – it was just reported that there were Zero deaths in 2017, the best and safest year on record!” Trump tweeted on Tuesday.
U.S. President says the PA receives hundreds of millions of dollars from the U.S. but shows it no respect and won’t negotiate with Israel.
America may withhold aid money to the Palestinians if they walk away from peace negotiations, Donald Trump threatened. In a pair of tweets, Mr Trump wrote that “we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect”. “We have taken Jerusalem, the toughest part of the negotiation, off the table, but Israel, for that, would have had to pay more,” Mr Trump said in reference to his decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Weeks before a gunman opened fire on Colorado sheriffs deputies, police officers had reportedly been warned about the assailant posting disturbing messages online. Douglas County Sheriff’s Department officials have identified the shooter as 37-year-old Matthew Riehl. According to Wyoming’s K2 radio, students at the University of Wyoming’s law school received an email in early November warning about a “suspicious behavior involving a former student” and attached an image of Mr Riehl, who had graduated from the school.
Interior Minister Arye Dery had refused to grant the children, who were born and raised in Israel, permanent residency status in Israel
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers will grapple with a growing sexual misconduct scandal when they return to Sacramento on Wednesday for the 2018 legislative year that will bring debates about boosting protections for victims and whistleblowers and improving the Legislature's policing of itself.