President Donald Trump signs a proclamation after he delivered a statement on Jerusalem as Vice President Mike Pence looks on

President Donald Trump signs a proclamation after he delivered a statement on Jerusalem as Vice President Mike Pence looks on / Getty Images

Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Israel next week to reaffirm President Donald Trump’s declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to White House sources who said Pence will strongly support the new recognition despite violence in the region and diplomatic protests by regional officials.

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Obama Records Robocall for Doug Jones Ahead of Alabama Election

Former President Barack Obama has stepped back into the political ring, voicing his support for Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones in a pre-recorded phone message just before Tuesday’s special election.

CNN: ‘Sad’ for Trump to Attack Don Lemon

US President Donald Trump speaks about the Iran deal from the Diplomatic Reception room of the White House

CNN on Monday called Donald Trump’s attacks on Don Lemon “sad” after the president referred to the network anchor as the “dumbest man on television” while dismissing a New York Times report that claimed he “hate-watches” Lemon.

Explosion Rocks New York Commuter Hub, Suspect in Custody

NEW YORK (Reuters) — A man with a bomb-like device strapped to his body set off an explosion at one of New York’s busiest commuter hubs at rush hour on Monday, injuring himself and three others in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called an attempted terrorist attack.

Palestinian Stabs Israeli in Jerusalem; Anti-Trump Protest Flares in Beirut

JERUSALEM (Reuters) — A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem’s main bus station on Sunday, police said, and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Booker Wants Trump to Resign Like Franken Did

Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) wants President Donald Trump to resign like Sen. Al Franken (D., Minn.) did over allegations of sexual harassment.

The Virtual Is Not the Real

You can watch it on YouTube: the moment when Ronnie O’Sullivan, the most talented snooker player in the world, proves a good enough sport to try out a virtual-reality pool game for a software developer in California. He puts on the projecting headset like an oversized diver’s mask with the lenses blacked out, the haptic hand controls imitating a pool cue, and he studies the arrangement of the balls. Then he leans down to line up the shot on the virtual pool table—and promptly falls flat on his face, because the table isn’t, you know, actually there to support him. “@#$%&*,” he curses, “that’s scary.”

U. Maryland College of Education May Be Producing Grads Unprepared for Classroom

elementary school classroom

The University of Maryland (UMD) College of Education (COE) undergraduate elementary education program may be producing graduates unprepared for the classroom, as a rudderless redesign of the literacy program to improve diversity training has dragged on for years, sowing confusion among students and lecturers, according to documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

U.S. Still Won’t List Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital on Official Docs, Passports, Maps

Jerusalem

The United States still will not formally recognize Jerusalem as being located in Israel on official documents, maps, and passports, despite President Donald Trump’s announcement earlier this week that America is formally recognizing the holy city as Israel’s capital, according to State Department officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about the matter.

Obama Records Robocall for Doug Jones Ahead of Alabama Election

Former President Barack Obama has stepped back into the political ring, voicing his support for Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones in a pre-recorded phone message just before Tuesday’s special election.

CNN: ‘Sad’ for Trump to Attack Don Lemon

US President Donald Trump speaks about the Iran deal from the Diplomatic Reception room of the White House

CNN on Monday called Donald Trump’s attacks on Don Lemon “sad” after the president referred to the network anchor as the “dumbest man on television” while dismissing a New York Times report that claimed he “hate-watches” Lemon.

Explosion Rocks New York Commuter Hub, Suspect in Custody

NEW YORK (Reuters) — A man with a bomb-like device strapped to his body set off an explosion at one of New York’s busiest commuter hubs at rush hour on Monday, injuring himself and three others in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called an attempted terrorist attack.

New York Police Responding to Explosion in Manhattan

NEW YORK (Reuters) — New York emergency authorities were responding to reports of an explosion at New York’s Port Authority, one of the city’s busiest commuter hubs, during Monday morning’s rush hour.

Palestinian Stabs Israeli in Jerusalem; Anti-Trump Protest Flares in Beirut

JERUSALEM (Reuters) — A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem’s main bus station on Sunday, police said, and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.