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Israel's Netanyahu lashes out at Obama over UN vote

UNESCO, which is charged with safeguarding World Heritage sites and history, adopted a resolution condemning Israel for engaging in aggressive actions in East Jerusalem, referring to the holiest site in Judaism, the Temple Mount and Western Wall, exclusively by Islamic names Haram al-Sharif, Al Aqsa Mosque, and Buraq Wall Plaza, negating thousands of years of Jewish and Christian heritage.

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Russian Federation says Syrian government and opposition in talks

Now they've all disappeared. Lavrov also told Kerry that a USA decision to ease some restrictions on arming Syrian rebels could lead to more casualties, it said. President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia, Iran, Turkey and Assad have all agreed that the Kazakh capital Astana should be the venue for new Syrian peace negotiations.

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Gold coin, valued at more than $1.1K, found in Red Kettle

The bells and red kettles may be gone for the season, but you can still help the Salvation Army reach its fundraising goals. "Unfortunately we did not meet our goal as of yet which is not comforting", said Captain Anthony Bowers of the Salvation Army in North Platte.

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Menorah lighting, Chanukah celebration Thursday

Cities across the country and world have public menorah's displayed during Hanukkah, including one outside the White House in D.C. and the largest menorah displayed in NY. But she's addressed whatever alienation issue by throwing a Hanukkah party each year for her children's friends. But they probably know more about Hanukkah than the average American.

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Law against Benami Property to be operationalised soon: PM

He also hailed the achievements of India's athletes. He assured the nation that this is not the end either. This is just the beginning in our fight against corruption. Talking about the Digi Dhan Vyapaar Yojana, which is mainly for traders and businessmen, Modi said traders should adopt this scheme themselves and encourage their customers too in order to make their business cashless.

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Tu-154 Was Trying To Turn Before Crashing Into The Black Sea

Russia's defense ministry says that the flight recorder doesn't appear to have been seriously damaged, The Associated Press reports. A Russian video news agency showed mourners gathered on the Black Sea coast laying flowers, lighting candles, dropping cloves into the water during a vigil on the Grafskaya piers in Sevastopol to honor the victims of the disaster.

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Kim Jong-Un Bans Christmas, Orders To Celebrate Late Grandma's Bday Instead

With the time frame, Kim is now on the path toward nuclear development and will never abandon the program, even in return for 10 trillion won ($8.5 billion), he said. military drills. A senior ministry official told the organization the true extent of North Korea's weapons development is classified information. "The Kim regime may look solid on the surface but it's decaying inside", Thae said.

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Pak-Russia-China talks to focus on Afghanistan, CPEC

Participants in Tuesday's meeting said it was the third session of their trilateral "working group" on Afghanistan. ISIL is another acronym for IS. "The parties agreed to proceed with consultations in an expanded format and would welcome the participation of Afghanistan", it said.

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Searchers find 1st black box from crashed Russian plane

Russia's transport minister said that investigators are exploring an "entire spectrum" of reasons the plane went down, and while terrorism is certainly a possibility, the Russian government considers it "unlikely", the BBC reports . A Russian plane crashed into the Black Sea soon after taking off from Sochi . Viktor Bondarev, the chief commander, also said he thinks Monday will be the day the recovery operations will be able to locate the plane at the bottom of the Black Sea .

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Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, dies

A statement on the official website for " Watership Down " said Adams' children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren announced his death "with sadness". The author said the storyline had its roots in tales he related during long auto trips to his two young daughters, who urged him to write them down.

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Syria: US Moves to Arm Rebels with Anti-Aircraft Weapons

Last year, Moscow launched bombing attacks to help and support President Bashar al-Assad and his government forces to retake its territory against the rebels, some of whom are backed by the USA government. "The passing of this law in the last days of team Obama is an indication the administration is planting a landmine for the future administration of Donald Trump, in an attempt to complicate affairs in the worldwide arena", Zakharova said.

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Russian Federation recovers black box from military plane crash, grounds TU-154 aircraft

As Russia began a day of mourning on Monday, minister Maxim Sokolov said more than 3,000 rescue workers were involved in a huge search of the crash site, but that no survivors had been found. Ships, helicopters, drones and divers searched the area for more victims. The plane was bound for Syria. " These people were flying to Syria to support and wish happy holidays to those who are serving their military duty there ", Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said after opening a government meeting, ...

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Japanese Leader to Make 1st Official Visit to Pearl Harbor

To many in Japan, the air attack of 1941 was a response to a US -led oil embargo. But just as Mr Obama did not apologise for the USA bombing of Hiroshima when he visited the city in May, Mr Abe is not expected to apologise for the attack that killed more than 2,000 military personnel, a step that would irk his conservative base.

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Taiwan 'Nazi rally' school principal resigns

Cheng was due to leave his post in February 2017 and be succeeded by the school's academic affairs director Huang Duen-huang, the Taipei Times said, but he was asked by the board to leave early to limit the damage caused by the parade. He admitted that not vetoing the Nazi theme was a big mistake. The head of a Taiwanese school that drew global attention with a Nazi-inspired parade has resigned.

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Mass graves of civilians found in Aleppo, says Russian Defence Ministry

Mr Konashenkov also criticised opposition rebels, who controlled eastern Aleppo before they were pushed out earlier this month, for laying multiple booby traps and mines across the town, endangering the civilian population. "The current occupants of the White House imagined that they could pressure Russian Federation", said Zakharova. "In the administration of B. Obama they must understand that any weapons handed over will quickly end up in the hands of jihadists with whom the sham ...

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China plans to launch first Mars probe by 2020

Pre-space exploration legend had it that the because the far side of the moon always faced away from the Earth and hence could never be seen from our home planet, there could well be a civilization on the moon.hidden from human eyes. Defense Department has highlighted its increasing capabilities, saying it was pursuing activities aimed to prevent adversaries from using space-based assets in a crisis.

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Israeli Defence Minister calls on Jews to leave France

Speaking at a meeting of his right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu party, Lieberman reportedly said: "Perhaps it's time to tell the Jews of France, "This isn't your country, this isn't your land". Liberman said that in response to Paris's behavior toward Israel, Jews should leave France and immigrate to Israel. Netanyahu rejected a French proposal earlier this month to meet Abbas in Paris in the framework of an global conference.

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Turkey detains 1682 people over coup, militant links

Erdogan's government has accused US -based Islamic cleric Fetullah Gulen of plotting the coup attempt. Some 425 people are suspected of contact with Fethullah Gulen, a former Erdogan ally and cleric now living in exile in the U.S., who is accused of orchestrating the attempted coup in Turkey the summer.

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Merkel orders massive security review after Berlin attack

They also swooped on a bus in the southwestern city of Heilbronn after receiving a tip that turned up nothing. Germany's chief federal prosecutor told lawmakers that "this Tunisian is a solid lead, his wallet was found in the cab of the truck, but that it's not clear that he was also the perpetrator", said Burkhard Lischka of the Social Democrats, the junior governing party.

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Iraqi journalist kidnapped from Baghdad home by gunmen

Sources in Iraq's Interior Ministry confirmed his report. It is pertinent to mention here that Afrah Shawqi Hammudi works in London-based pan-Arab newspaper, Asharq al-Awsat and a member of website Aklaam. A security source told the BBC that the gunmen had been dressed in civilian clothes and had driven unmarked pick-up trucks with no licence plates. At least 20 journalists were killed this year alone, mostly by the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq's northern Nineveh province (of which Mosul ...

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'Step Up' Actress Found Dead in auto and Suspect in Custody

Tricia McCauley , 46, was found in her white two-door Toyota Scion hatchback in the 2200 block of M Street NW just after midnight. Police on December 27, 2016 , announced a man has been arrested in connection with her death. "Thank you all for your work, support and love". McCauley's auto - a white Scion with DC plates FC0274 - was missing until early Tuesday morning. Friends have traced her route to the [Christmas dinner].

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Russia Says Syrian Government and Opposition in Talks

Konashenkov said: "Over the days preceding liberation, "moderate oppositionists" were taking active efforts to "prepare" the territory, planting mines virtually everywhere: streets, entryways to houses, cars, motorbikes and even children's toys".

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Japanese prime minister visits Pearl Harbor memorials, cemetaries in historic visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay homage to American war dead Tuesday at the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor in a controversial visit that has been denounced by China. His visit comes seven months after Mr Obama became the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb in the closing days of the war in 1945.

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OIC welcomes 'historic' United Nations vote on Israeli settlements

The office of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said in a statement in Arabic that the move is "a big blow for the Israeli political policy, a condemnation for settlements and consensus by the worldwide community and a support for the two-state solution".

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Court rejects dropping of blasphemy charges against Jakarta governor

Last month, Islamic conservatives rose up against Ahok accusing the governor of having manipulated a verse from the Qur'an to support his claim that it is permissible for Muslims to be governed by non-Muslims. The incident attracted severe criticism with hundreds of thousands of Muslim hardliners taking to the streets of Jakarta over the past few weeks demanding his resignation from office and subsequent arrest.

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Record rain temporarily shuts Uluru to visitors

But a huge Christmas night storm saw more than 23cm fall in 24 hours - a record amount - sending water cascading down the enormous sandstone rock and turning small canyons into raging torrents. She told ABC up to 25 homes were flooded, while 96 people were evacuated to a local school, with access to the neighbouring territory "significantly impaired".

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First Day Hike At Spring Mill State Park

Last year almost 55,000 people rang in the New Year, collectively hiking over 133,000 miles throughout the country on the guided hikes. Fifty hikes are being hosted, nine more than the previous year, at 44 NY state parks and historic sites.

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Snowfall Warnings: 20-25cm of snow for boxing day

Moisture associated with this system will interact with the cool airmass in place inland resulting in moderate to heavy snowfall for inland sections of Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland. A snowfall warning that was issued early on Boxing Day for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, and the Sea to Sky Corridor was still in effect Sunday evening.

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Anti-Park lawmakers defect from S. Korea ruling party

Nevertheless, he had until recently been widely expected to run for the top job as a member of Park's party. The New Conservative Party for Reform, as its working title reads, will be established January 24 as an antidote to the Saenuri association with a president whose ousting has been the main objective of street protests involving millions of people.

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Toxic liquor kills at least 26 in Pakistan

Twenty-four people, a lot of them Christians, were found dead in their beds in the city of Toba Tek Singh after drinking homemade spirits together, police officer Mohammad Nadeem told BBC Urdu. According to a police official, a father-son duo have been arrested for making the toxic liquor. Doctors said the death toll could rise further as the condition of the admitted affectees to was critical.

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Berlin market attack: Tunisia arrests suspect Amri's nephew

Hundreds of investigators are set to work on the case throughout the holiday season. "If it's true what we are hearing, he has brought shame on the family, and shame on this country", she said, her voice breaking. The Tunisian had previously lived in Italy. "It's very important for us now to find out whether there was a network of supporters and accomplices, whether there were confidants who helped the sought person to prepare and conduct the attack and to escape", said Frank.

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Afghan air force pioneer applies for asylum in America

On Thursday, on the eve of her scheduled return to Afghanistan from a 15-month training course at Air Force bases in Texas, Florida and Arkansas, Capt. The Afghan government on Monday described her decision as "shameful". "I sometimes wish I were Niloofar and could soar in the sky and bomb the enemies of my people".

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Sarah Michelle Gellar Accidentally Tweets #RIPBoyGeorge For George Michael's Death

Her blunder was quickly pointed out by fans, who blasted her for her mistake, forcing Gellar to post a lengthy correction. Sarah became confused after news broke that Wham! singer George had died peacefully in his home on Christmas Day, at the age of just 53.

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Over 900 cylinders explode in stockyard near Kolar, Karnataka

Fire tenders rushed to the spot immediately to douse the fire and the situation seems to be under control now. About 880 cooking gas cylinders were loaded on the two trucks, which were parked near SLN Gas Agency's godown at Nayanahalli. According to Deputy Superintendent of Police Krishnamurthy, the water pump house and the godown were also damaged. As the godown is in an isolated place, there were not much loss to other private properties.

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Trumps Attend Church Services in Palm Beach on Christmas Eve

US President-elect Donald Trump has lashed out at the United Nations, describing the world body as a "club for people to get together, talk and have a good time". The resolution was approved by a vote of 14 in favour and the United States abstention. Trump said he has directed his counsel to take the necessary steps to implement the dissolution.


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