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Netanyahu turned down peace initiative

An Israeli newspaper reported Sunday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, in apparent contradiction to his stated goal of involving regional powers in resolving Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians.

Netanyahu turned down peace initiative

An Israeli newspaper reported Sunday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, in apparent contradiction to his stated goal of involving regional powers in resolving Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians.

Europeans ask if Trump will act on Pence’s words

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Trump emissaries to tell European allies in person that the United States will steadfastly support NATO and demand that Russia honor its commitments to end fighting in Ukraine.

An avant-garde mosque, for others

From a distance, there’s little to suggest that the building at the entrance of the Druze heartland village of Mukhtara in Lebanon’s Chouf Mountains is a mosque.

Tourism shows signs of recovery in Egypt

Tourists are slowly returning to Egypt, easing pressure on a key sector battered by years of turmoil and the 2015 bombing of a plane carrying Russian holidaymakers.

EU negotiators push back on Brexit

The EU’s Brexit negotiators expect to spend until Christmas solely discussing Britain’s divorce from the bloc, denying London any trade talks until progress is made on a €60bn exit bill and the rights of expatriate citizens.

Spurs, United restore order to FA Cup

Lincoln City boss Danny Cowley hailed his giantkillers for bringing the “magic” back to the FA Cup Saturday but, 24 hours later, Tottenham and Manchester United restored order to the competition

Spurs, United restore order to FA Cup

Lincoln City boss Danny Cowley hailed his giantkillers for bringing the “magic” back to the FA Cup Saturday but, 24 hours later, Tottenham and Manchester United restored order to the competition

No coach, no problem for Tsonga

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shrugged off the absence of his coach to defeat David Goffin 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 Sunday and earn a first career title at the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament.

Green clarifies 'slave master mentality' remark

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green backed off his comment Friday that New York Knicks owner James Dolan used "slave master mentality" toward former Knicks legend Charles Oakley.

Emelianenko debut at Bellator 172 canceled

Matt Mitrione was hospitalized with a kidney stone Saturday, forcing the cancellation of his fight against heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko in the main event of Bellator 172.

Exquisite Q30S embodies future of car industry 

I’ve been an avid follower of the car world my whole life and, like most other people interested in developments in the automotive industry, I’ve probably read more reviews than I can count.

Fist Fight: Made for the teenage male

If you like Ice Cube surly and sneering, find penis drawings hilarious and believe real men solve problems by throwing punches, “Fist Fight” is the movie for you.

Fist Fight: Made for the teenage male

If you like Ice Cube surly and sneering, find penis drawings hilarious and believe real men solve problems by throwing punches, “Fist Fight” is the movie for you.

Jackman sheds a tear for end of ‘Wolverine’

Hugh Jackman’s rip-roaring final turn in the “Wolverine” franchise premiered at the Berlin Film Festival Friday, as he admitted he shed a few tears saying goodbye to the juggernaut role.

Adele wins big at Grammys with five awards

Adele Sunday triumphed once again at the Grammys with five awards for her latest blockbuster album of ballads, but she paid glowing tribute to her rival Beyonce, calling her an idol.

Artisans break the mold in U.K. pottery capital

At the 18th-century Spode pottery works in Stoke-on-Trent, startup artisans like 22-year-old Emma Price are moving into abandoned buildings and breathing new life into a once-mighty industry.

Artisans break the mold in U.K. pottery capital

At the 18th-century Spode pottery works in Stoke-on-Trent, startup artisans like 22-year-old Emma Price are moving into abandoned buildings and breathing new life into a once-mighty industry.

Airbnb imposes limits on rentals in Barcelona

Homeowners in central Barcelona will only be able to rent out one place on Airbnb as part of new rules announced Tuesday by the home rentals website, at loggerheads with local authorities.

After son's suicide, dad starts 'The Kindness Challenge'

A New Jersey father mourning the suicide of his son figured a few dozen family friends might join the page he launched on Facebook, his attempt to share stories of kindness and to urge people to do good deeds without expecting anything in return

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