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July 25, 2017 12:28 AM Israel Agrees to Remove Metal Detectors at Entrances to Aqsa Mosque Compound

Mr. Netanyahu thanked President Trump for “directing” Jared Kushner, his senior adviser and son-in-law, and for dispatching Jason Greenblatt, his special representative for international negotiations, to the region to help with the effort to bring the Israeli Embassy staff home quickly. Mr. Netanyahu also thanked King Abdullah II “for our close cooperation 16

July 24, 2017 10:45 PM Box Office Top 20: 'Dunkirk,' 'Girls Trip' score

Christopher Nolan's World War II epic "Dunkirk" topped the charts with $50.5 million, while the buddy comedy "Girls Trip" earned $31.2 million to take second place. Both well-reviewed films toppled modest expectations. But things were not so bright for Luc Besson's "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets." The costly sci-fi spectacle pulled in only $17 million 11

July 24, 2017 4:34 PM Which massive Kyrie Irving trade will actually happen?

The Cavaliers are projecting confidence they can snare a king's ransom for Kyrie Irving, and more than that, they are acting -- for now -- as if a trade is almost inevitable, and that there is little chance of salvaging their relationship with him, according to several sources familiar with the situation. Things can always change, but that is the mood around 16

July 24, 2017 1:12 PM DeAndre Jordan Rages with Kevin Durant at Vegas Bday Pool Party

It's summertime ... so, here's DeAndre Jordan teaming up with his best party pal, Kevin Durant, to celebrate his birthday in Vegas ... with a guest appearance by one of the hottest DJs in the world. DeAndre and his brothers hit up the Encore Beach Club at the Wynn in Vegas to celebrate the Clippers star's 29th birthday. The NBA superstars kicked it with Diplo 11

July 24, 2017 10:00 AM Jason Isbell On World Cafe

Recorded in Music City at RCA's legendary Studio A, Jason Isbell's latest album, The Nashville Sound, tackles issues like race and privilege, anxiety, sobriety, hope and family. (Isbell is married to Amanda Shires, a talented fiddle player and singer-songwriter who is also a member of Isbell's band, The 400 Unit; they have a toddler named Mercy.) Much of our conversation 13

July 24, 2017 9:03 AM Uber competitor Grab has raised $2.5 billion from Asian tech giants

Grab, a taxi-hailing service operating in South East Asia, announced on Monday that it has raised $2 billion (£1.5 billion) from Japanese tech investor Softbank and its Chinese equivalent, Didi Chuxing. It expects to raise a further $500 million (£385 million) from other investors before the funding round is closed, bringing the total investment for the round 26

July 24, 2017 8:48 AM Here’s what could come out of the UK trade secretary’s meeting with Wilbur Ross

The U.S. is the U.K.'s second-largest trading partner outside of the EU, importing approximately 20 percent of all Britain's goods and services. The two countries also currently share a number of agreements on economics, security and trade, which could be at risk as of March 2019, when the U.K. is expected to formally exit the EU. Maintaining this special 23

July 24, 2017 8:08 AM Mexico assistant boss Luis Pompilio Paez defends team after Gold Cup exit

PASADENA, Calif. -- Mexico assistant manager Luis Pompilio Paez was in a defiant mood after El Tri crashed out of the Gold Cup following the 1-0 semifinal loss to Jamaica on Sunday. "I personally don't like the word failure," Paez told his postmatch news conference. "But everyone is entitled to their opinion." Jamaica's Kemar Lawrence netted late to dump Mexico 25

July 24, 2017 4:15 AM Trading for Yu Darvish is crucial for Dodgers with or without Clayton Kershaw

The Dodgers warned their fans in recent weeks they might not make a major addition before the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline. The words and ideas shared by the front office pointed to the organization retaining its top prospects instead of trading them for reinforcements, as the team’s architects sounded as if they had their sights set on third and fourth 20

July 24, 2017 4:06 AM 2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy

AMMAN, Jordan — Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building at the Israeli embassy compound in Jordan’s capital, the kingdom’s Public Security Directorate said. Israeli media reported Monday that an Israeli security guard opened fire after a Jordanian worker attacked him with a screwdriver. The worker 18