Then there’s the greater issue of provenance. Provenance is a specific problem with the Koch collection. For example, the gun used to kill Jesse James, which Koch also owns, was allegedly stolen in 1968 from its Towson, Md., owner while it was on view in Missouri, before it reappeared at auction in 1993.
Straight male here. My best male friend of 20 years transitioned to female. I’ve been super supportive since day one, but her transitioning is all she ever talks about, and it’s getting tiresome. The incident happened in the alleys of the walled Old City near Lions’ Gate, an access point mainly used by Palestinians.The Palestinians’ official news agency Wafa identified the dead man as Iyad Khairi Hallak, a resident of the Wadi Joz neighbourhood of east Jerusalem with special needs.Later Saturday, around 200 Israeli demonstrators protested near police headquarters in Jerusalem to denounce Khairi’s killing, according to an AFP journalist.The protesters carried signs in Hebrew and in English reading “Police violence kills”, “Justice for Iyad” and “Palestinian lives matter”, and many wore masks to protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus. ‘Above the law’ “Today, Israeli Occupation Forces in East Jerusalem assassinated Iyad Khairi, 32 a disabled Palestinian,” Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, wrote on Twitter.The killing is a “crime that will be met with impunity unless the world stops treating Israel as a state above the law,” he said.It warned of a new Palestinian intifada, or uprising.Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said an investigation had been opened into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.There has been an uptick in violence in east Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank in recent days, although it has yet to reach the levels of 2015 2016, when Israeli security forces struggled to stop a wave of so called lone wolf attacks unconnected to any established militant group.On Friday, a Palestinian man tried to ram a car into Israeli soldiers north of the West Bank city of Ramallah before being shot dead by troops, the army said.On Monday, Israeli police shot and wounded a man who attempted to stab an officer in east Jerusalem, the police said.There have been fears that Israeli plans to take advantage of a controversial green light from US President Donald Trump to annex swathes of the West Bank could stoke further violence.Yahoo NewsDefense secretary says coronavirus vaccine will be available within months, but experts skepticalPentagon leaders expressed strong confidence Thursday that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by January, and perhaps as early as this fall claims that were met with skepticism by scientific experts. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that he and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar “will be co chairing Operation Warp Speed,” the effort by the administration of President Trump to produce 300 million vaccine doses by January.