Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is under pressure internationally to back down and remove the metal detectors, but he has resisted those calls, saying security is paramount. He is meeting senior cabinet members to examine a way forward, with signs that alternatives, such as face-recognition cameras or selective searches, might be proposed. The problem is any Israeli-led initiative is likely to be rejected by the Palestinians and possibly Jordan. So the United Nations, the United States, Europe and Russia may get involved.
Photography and video equipment brought along by an Associated Press team on assignment aboard the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica is laid out on the ship's deck Saturday July 8, 2017, while sailing toward the Bering Strait in the North Pacific Ocean. The AP is accompanying a group of international researchers is sailing into the Arctic Sea aboard the Finnish icebreaker to traverse the Northwest Passage and record the environmental and social changes that are taking place in one of the most forbidding corners of the world.
This Thursday, July 20, 2017 photo, shows a plaque at the Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix, Arizona, where the former Phoenix Indian School for Native American Children used to sit. The plot of land was traded between the federal government and a private developer who was supposed to make yearslong payments to an education fund for native children. But the developer stopped making payments in 2012, and now the government has come to an agreement with the developer that allows it to skirt much of what it owes to the education fund.
FILE - In this March 31, 2016, a Lyft ride-hailing service logo is displayed on a vehicle at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Lyft is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing service says it will open its network, inviting automakers and tech companies to use it to haul passengers and gather data. .
In this April 26, 2016 photo, a visitor takes a photo of a LeEco LeSEE self-driving electric concept car at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing. China's government announced Thursday, July 21, 2017, a goal of transforming the country into a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting additional political support behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving cars and other advances.