Trump becomes first US president to snub major civil rights convention
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a leading civil rights group in the US, is questioning why President Donald Trump turned down an invitation to speak at its annual convention.
US lorry driver charged after nine died in immigrant-smuggling bid
At least nine people died after being crammed into a sweltering lorry found parked outside a Walmart supermarket in the midsummer Texas heat, authorities said on Sunday in what they described as an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.
World leaders are demanding Israel honour the status quo that governs the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem.
They fear new security restrictions imposed by Israel could trigger unrest across the occupied territory.