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Trump Tweet: UN Just a 'Club' Where People Talk

However, New Zealand, Venezuela, Senegal and Malaysia, resubmitted the proposal a day later and the vote passed 14-0 with the U.S. abstaining. The decision by the Obama administration to abstain from Friday's United Nations vote brushed aside Trump's demands that the US exercise its veto and provided a climax to years of icy relations with Israel's leadership.

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Berlin terror attacker Anis Amri's nephew arrested in Tunisia

He then spent four years in prison there for starting a fire in a refugee centre, during which time he was apparently radicalised. "I would like to especially thank these two polices officers who, during this night, just as my Italian colleagues have confirmed, worked excellently and were particularly courageous", he said.

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Russian plane crash: Search teams scour the Black Sea for bodies

The flight, which was classified as not being civilian, was heading to Latakia, Syria. The Tu-154 military plane disappeared from radars at 05:20 a.m. Christmas 2016 would be remembered tragically for the loss of members the choir group Alexandrov Ensemble or the " Red Army Choir". All entertainment programmes on television channels and in cultural institutions have been cancelled due to the day of mourning .

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Colombia Soccer Plane Crash Due To Human Error

Monday's statement by the Civil Aeronautics agency said the conclusion is based on the plane's black boxes and other evidence. "The situation of a complete failure was reported only two minutes before the plane went down", Bonilla said. It said the evidence pointed to human error rather than technical problems or sabotage. A surviving flight attendant and a pilot flying nearby also overheard the frantic pleas from the doomed airliner.

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Pakistan 60 for two at lunch against Australia

Shafiq, named Man of the Match for his fighting century in the 39-run first test loss in Brisbane, smashed spinner Nathan Lyon for consecutive fours to bring up the hundred partnership off 195 balls. Wade has to come up with some contribution down the order like he is doing in the year and so. The hosts looked a little less than their best in what was their fourth consecutive day in the field, when also including Pakistan's narrowly failed chase of 490 to win the first Test of the series in ...

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Former US ambassador to Israel criticizes Netanyahu's 'nasty' United Nations reaction

Israel's Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer reiterated on CNN Monday that there is "clear evidence" President Barack Obama was behind a recent UN resolution calling for an end to Israeli settlements. Netanyahu expressed his condemnation of Obama's role - in orchestrating the passage of the anti-Israel U.N. resolution - very clearly during a weekly Cabinet meeting held on Sunday.

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7 records that Aamir Khan's Dangal broke in the first weekend

So we will compare the first 3 days of both the films where Dangal has an edge over Sultan on one parameter whereas Sultan has an advantage on the other. Dangal is a biopic or to say a real life story based on the life of a wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his four daughters who earned fame by winning multiple global medals for the country despite facing so many odds in their lives.

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Pine Ridge Mall crowds low for after Christmas shopping

Brynn Gise, Marketing and Specialty Leasing Director at the Aberdeen Mall disclosed that Black Friday was the most populated this year in terms of sales. Big discounts: With fierce competition online, particularly from Amazon, stores are constantly trying to outdo each other and even undercutting themselves on prices from the previous year.

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Sewage being pumped into the Clinton River due to sinkhole in Fraser

Saturday from a woman saying her house was sinking, the Detroit Free Press reported . "The house is getting worse - the bricks are falling off the side, the sidewalk is lifting". In the meantime, Nichols is warning residents to keep away from the area, which could collapse and form a crater up to 60 feet deep. On Christmas Day, crews were still working on repairs to 15 Mile near Hayes.

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Snapchat to Buy Israeli Augmented-reality Startup Cimagine for $40 Million

Cimagine was chosen by Inc.com and by Microsoft as one of Israel's most promising start-ups, and by Forbes as one of the Israeli companies you should watch for in 2016. Though Snapchat parent Snap Inc.is known to keep its acquisition away from limelight, they tend to surface (or get announced) due to the media attention they've received.

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Congress' gaffe subsumes party leader Sheila Dikshit in graft case

Days after the Congress party, in its tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, unintentionally showed up its UP chief ministerial candidate and former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit as a recipient of Rs 1 crore in "Sahara diaries", the party veteran come out to deny the charges, saying there is no truth in the allegations.

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Stafford, Lions visit Cowboys, try to close in on playoffs

Since injuring the middle finger on his throwing hand two weeks ago, Stafford's had two of his three worst passer-rating performances of the year the last two weeks. The first injury is to Theo Riddick's wrist. "Well, it's going to be fun", Rodgers said after Saturday's win over the Vikings. Elliott leads the National Football League in rushing with 1,551 yards.

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PM lays Foundation Stone for various development projects in Mumbai

The people who use digital platforms for money transactions will be eligible for the lucky draw. Alluding to the government's push to a less-cash economy, Modi said his government was launching two lottery-based initiatives to incentivise people to switch to digital and electronic payments.

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Iran to finalize aircraft deal with ATR next week

On December 11, Iran's national carrier IranAir and Boeing signed an agreement for the purchase of 50 narrow-bodied 737s and 30 long-range 777s. Boeing's deal is part of Iran's effort to modernize its fleet of airliners and is by far the biggest between US and Iranian businesses since the 1979 revolution.

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Monroe County Residents Encouraged To Recycle Live Trees, Wreaths

Residents in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Apex, Wake Forest, Clayton, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs, Morrisville, Wendell and Zebulon can put trees out on their regular collection days. Starting Tuesday, you can take your live trees to the city-county landfill, and staff at the landfill will take them off your hands for no charge. Morrisville and Durham say trees taller than 6 feet should be cut in half.

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Will Not Shy Away From Taking Difficult Decisions: PM

India is also working on Statue of Unity in remembrance of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the country's first Deputy Prime Minister. Mumbai : PM Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated a new campus of Sebi-run National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) at Patalganga in neighbouring Raigad district near Mumbai , and said that he will not shy away from taking hard decisions if they are in country's interest.

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RNC spokesman denies Christmas message compares Trump to Jesus

Trump , whose right-wing populist message scored a surprise victory in last month's election over left-leaning rival Hillary Clinton, has made a point of saying Merry Christmas in response to what he claims is a politically correct push to de-emphasise religiosity in favour of a blander greeting of "happy holidays".

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Rain delays resumption of play, Pakistan 142-4

His cautious field settings on day five, with Pakistan still needing 108 runs for victory with only two wickets in hand, were queried by former captains Michael Clarke and Mark Taylor and slammed as "ridiculous" by ex-England skipper Michael Vaughan.

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Montreal weather: Freezing rain on the way

This front will produce a mixture of snow and freezing rain in Montreal. "Along the 400 from Barrie to Vaughan, and along the city's west end, freezing rain is expected", she explained. "Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas". Nasty weather appears likely to greet Boxing Day shoppers in Sudbury, Environment Canada is warning.

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Security Council to vote on end to Israeli settlements

Defying pressure from US President-elect Donald Trump, The Obama administration chose to abstain from the vote, facilitating the decision. Netanyahu, seemingly on a campaign of diplomatic punishment, has recalled Israel's ambassadors to New Zealand and Senegal, and cancelled visits from Senegal and Ukraine emissaries.

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Raiders' Derek Carr "not anxious one bit" about injury

The victory means the Packers (9-6) will play for the NFC North title at Detroit on January 1 no matter how the Lions (9-5) fare at Dallas on Monday. Andrew Franks kicked the winning 27-yard field goal with 47 seconds remaining in overtime. Green Bay will face the Detroit Lions next week looking for their sixth straight victory, in a victor take all game for the NFC Central Division title.

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Newborn baby found alive in bathroom trash can at New Roads Walmart

At that point, police said, the employee gave the woman some paper towels and waited outside the bathroom stall, not knowing that the woman was giving birth inside. Police expect to arrest the woman after she is discharged from the hospital, Stringer said. Police chief Kevin McDonald said he got a call shortly after 8 p.m.

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Transport minister says pilot error, technical fault for Russian military plane crash

The ensemble is the official choir of the Russian military and also includes a band and a dance company. Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov , in charge of a government probe into the crash, said on state television that investigators were looking into a "whole spectrum" of theories on the cause of the crash.

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India won't impose long-term capital gains tax

Currently, gains made in stock market through investments that are held for more than a year are not exempt from capital gains tax. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that a lower level of taxation that is competitive and compatible with global standards is necessary to broaden the tax base of the economy.

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Shoppers buy last minute Christmas gifts before time runs out

Dec. 27-Dec. All stores be closed on Sunday, Dec. 25 and Monday, Dec. 26 for Christmas and Boxing Day . Transit Windsor will be using its Sunday schedules for its bus routes on Christmas Eve, except for 1A. BJ's Wholesale 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. For the thrifty consumer, Dollar General will remain open until 10 p.m. today and Dollar Tree will close at 7 p.m.

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Stampede at Sabarimala temple in Kerala leaves 25 pilgrims injured, 2 critical

Two of them are said to be in a critical situation. Sources said the pilgrims surged forward when they were allowed to move closer to the sanctum sanctorum to catch a glimpse of the deity after the puja. According to the police, the hill shrine has been witnessing heavy traffic of pilgrims over the past few days. The said procession begins from Aranmula Sree Parthasarathy temple four days before the Mandala pooja.

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PM Modi arrives in Raigad

In his monthly radio address Mann Ki Baat , the PM also unveiled two reward schemes - Lucky Grahak Yojana for customers and Digi Dhan Vyapaar Yojana for traders - to push cashless transactions. The Prime Minister welcomed the record sowing of crops during the ongoing rabi season saying it is a good sign for the national economy. The Prime Minister said, it is heartening that a bill related to welfare of differently able persons or Divyangjan has been passed by Parliament.

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Berlin Market Attack Suspect Shot Dead In Milan

Amri then hid behind a nearby vehicle but the other police officer managed to shoot him once or twice, killing him on the spot. Movio, talking from his hospital bed where is recovering from the bullet wound, said: "My partner's actions were exemplary, he reacted immediately when the pistol came out".

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Mann ki Baat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches digital payment promotion scheme

Modi also added that those who profit from financial markets must make a fair contribution to nation-building through taxes. Recalling the letters he received from a large number of people, the Prime Minister said in his radio programme Mann ki Baat: "They say "Modiji, do not feel exhausted, do not stop and take the most stringent measures that you can".

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India hastens proceedings to tap Indus water

Millions of people in both countries depend on water in the rivers. The treaty signed in 1960, gives India control over the three eastern rivers (Ravi, Beas and Sutlej) of the Indus basin while it gives Pakistan authority over the three western rivers (Indus, Jhelum and Chenab).

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USA sues Barclays for alleged mortgage securities fraud

Promising to defend itself vigorously, Barclays denied the allegations. The bank's legal team are likely to point to the fact that JP Morgan, including Bear Stearns and Washington Mutual which it took over during the crisis, wrote some $597bn of residential mortgage backed securities in the three year period.

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Egypt delays UN Israel motion after Trump intervention

The resolution is sponsored by New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela and Senegal and the council is supposed to vote on it today. Earlier on Sunday, Netanyahu summoned 14 ambassadors of the UN Security Council (UNSC) member states, including Russian Federation, following their vote on a resolution.

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Derek Carr Suffers Awful-Looking Injury Late During Game vs. Colts

At least they have a playoff fate. It got close after the Carr injury, but trying to get a team to hold it together after seeing their MVP and leader go down is pretty much an impossible task. In the first half of the season, Cooper caught 52 passes for 787 yards and two touchdowns. Yes, he threw two picks . Luck again looked for Hilton with a jump ball into the end zone, and Raiders safety Reggie Nelson made a leaping grab late in the second quarter.

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Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

The low EPS estimate is $-0.25, while the high EPS estimate is $-0.03. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Marathon Oil Corp.by 4.9% in the second quarter. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 14th. The co has dividend yield of 0.23% that is also considered as effective indicator. Marathon Petroleum Corp.'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 67.61%.

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Russian plane with 91 on board missing over Black Sea

Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik has sent a message of condolences to his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu over Sunday's deadly Russian plane crash in the Black Sea. The plane that crashed was built in 1983, and underwent factory check-ups and maintenance in 2014 and earlier this year, according to the Defense Ministry.


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