Palestinians carry a demonstrator injured during clashes with Israeli forces near the border between the Gaza strip and Israel east of Gaza City.(Photo: Thomas Coex, AFP/Getty Images)
S. Embassy’s contentious move to Jerusalem.
The protests, which have been taking place for weeks along the Gaza border, reached a violent apex Monday as Israel also marked 70 years since the Jewish nation was established. Palestinians annually mark their resulting displacement on Nakba Day, or the Day of Catastrophe, on May 15.
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Two other leading contenders are Greg Edwards, a progressive pastor endorsed by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Susan Wild, the former Allentown city solicitor who has been endorsed by Emily’s List.
These cities are tops at fighting flab
Arlington, Va. is the nation’s fittest city, with Minneapolis and Washington, D.
The annual fitness index of the American College of Sports Medicine used indicators such as exercise, nutrition, chronic disease, smoking, mental health, and access to parks and public transportation. Arlington cinched the top spot in part thanks to the lowest smoking rate in the country — 5.
Arlington, Va. is the fittest city in the country, edging out Minneapolis, Minn.
by half a point.
Ramadan, which can last between 29 and 30 days, is ninth month of the Islamic calendar when Muslims are asked to abstain from sex, smoking, swearing, arguments or gossip. Pregnant, breastfeeding and menstruating women are exempt from the fast — children, the elderly and the ill also are not required to participate.
While dates vary each year, Ramadan in 2018 begins on the evening of May 15 in many Arab countries, the United States and Europe. Fasting will begin on May 16 — the last 10 nights are considered a time of intense worship.
See why millions of people around the world fast and pray for a whole month.
It’s the NBA’s annual draft lottery, where the worst teams find out their drafting slot ahead of the June draft. We recently unveiled our first mock draft, but will offer a fresh version Wednesday morning once the lottery is determined.
It’s unlikely, but the Boston Celtics, who trounced the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the East finals, could get another high lottery selection if the ping pong balls bounce their way. It’s also possible the Cavs land the No.
1 pick, thus helping their chances of appeasing LeBron James as he approaches free agency.
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