Trump’s Jerusalem move: Tensions high for Friday prayers

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Trump’s Jerusalem move: Tensions high for Friday prayers
Jerusalem (CNN)Extra police units were mobilized in Jerusalem and the Old City ahead of Friday prayers, an Israeli police spokesman said, as the city braced for further protests over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video:

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops ahead of ‘day of rage’ at Trump’s Jerusalem move

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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers clashed Thursday in Jerusalem, Ramallah and other places in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with some demonstrators burning American flags and posters of President Trump a day after he sided with Israel by announcing U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as its capital.  But at nightfall, after the skirmishes

Al Franken’s political career began with an apology to women. It ended without one.

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Al Franken began his rise as a Democratic politician nine years ago by reluctantly apologizing to women for things he had said and written, enabling him to put his career as a bawdy comedian behind him and win a U.S. Senate seat. You could argue that he never really got the hang of contrition. On Thursday, Franken stood in the Senate chamber after a string of half-apologies had failed to end a weeks-long groping scandal, and announced that