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U.S. envoy attend opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition

U.S. envoy attend opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition

World
June 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem on Sunday. Friedman and Greenblatt hammered through the final wall in front of Pilgrimage Road at the City of David National Park, underneath Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem in the ceremonial event that angered Palestinians and Israeli non-governmental organizations. Archeologists had spent the past eight years excavating the area that is believed to have served as a pathway for Jews traveling to Temple Mount. "The City of David brings biblical Jerusalem back to life," Friedman said. "It enables every one of us to stroll the corridors where the ancient prophets of Israel gave voice to revolutionary ideals of freedom, libe...
Jeremy Kyle asked to attend reality TV inquiry

Jeremy Kyle asked to attend reality TV inquiry

Entertainment
Jeremy Kyle has been asked to attend the parliamentary inquiry into reality TV.The digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS) committee inquiry was launched last month, within hours of ITV announcing that it had axed The Jeremy Kyle Show following the death of a participant. DCMS committee chairman Damian Collins MP said: "We're hoping that Jeremy Kyle will take this opportunity to come and answer questions about measures taken to prepare and support contestants.:: Shows like Jeremy Kyle are 'exploitation in purest form' Image: Steve Dymond is believed to have killed himself after filming for the show "As someone who was at the centre of this long-running show, we believe that his perspective on reality TV will be of particular value t...
Sean Cox: Liverpool supporter to leave hospital for first time since suffering serious injury to attend legends match on Friday

Sean Cox: Liverpool supporter to leave hospital for first time since suffering serious injury to attend legends match on Friday

Sports
fundraiser A Roma supporter was jailed earlier this year for his attack on Mr Cox that left the Dunboyne man with catastrophic head injuries Sean Cox, the Liverpool supporter who suffered catastrophic head injuries in an attack by Roma fans last April, will leave hospital for the first time to attend a charity match organised to raise funds for his treatment. Mr Cox was assaulted before Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final match at Anfield 12 months ago. Mr Cox has been under care since the assault last April The Dunboyne man suffered a bleed on his brain after impact injuries to his head, and he required emergency surgery. Mr Cox spent months receiving specialist neurological care at Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital, before being transferred to
South Korean business leaders to attend inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang

South Korean business leaders to attend inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang

World
SEOUL, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Heads of major South Korean conglomerates will be part of the South Korean delegation for the third North-South Korea summit in Pyongyang next week, South Korean media reported Thursday. Some 10 to 15 business leaders of Samsung, Hyundai, SK and LG will visit Pyongyang next week with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for the third summit between Moon and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to Maeil Business. Those invited include vice chairman of Samsung Electronics and de facto leader of South Korea's largest Samsung Group Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Hyundai Motor Company Chung Eui-sun, chairman of SK Corporation Choi Tae-won, CEO of LG Group Koo Kwang-mo and Hyundai Group chairwoman Hyun Jeong-eun. The business magnates will be part of a 200-member So...
Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan attend his childhood friend's wedding

Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan attend his childhood friend's wedding

World
Just two and a half months after their own wedding, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attended the wedding of Harry's childhood friend Charlie van Straubenzee to Daisy Jenks in Surrey. Van Straubenzee, one of Harry’s oldest friends from the Ludgrove school in Berkshire and along with Prince William, gave a speech along with Prince William at Harry’s Frogmore House wedding reception in May. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were spotted holding hands gazing adoringly at each other in Frensham England Saturday as townspeople and a slew of photographers camped out to get a photograph of the newlyweds. Meghan, who turned 37 Saturday, waved to the excited crowds before greeting the couple’s friends while Harry joined the wedding party as best man. Van Straubenzee and his ...