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by | December 11, 2017 | 11:29

A demonstrator holds a mock-up of the Palestinian flag during a protest to condemn Washington's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, outside the USA embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia December 11, 2017. The two leaders agreed during a phone call that the move is worrisome for the region, the source said, adding that Turkey and France would make a joint effort to try to reverse the USA decision.

by | December 11, 2017 | 11:26

Is (playing on Thursday) smart as it pertains guys' health and safety? Add Drew Brees to the growing list of NFL players calling for a swift end to Thursday Night Football. "I feel like it's hard for them to understand what you have to put your body through, and not only that but what the teams have to go through to get ready in that short amount of time".

by | December 11, 2017 | 10:07

Another Michigan sized area of snow will move across Michigan Monday and Monday night. After a mainly quiet and cold Monday, snow will move in from the west after 9 or 10 Monday evening ahead of an intensifying clipper sliding in from the west.

by | December 11, 2017 | 09:35

Last month, North Korea has test-fired its most powerful missile ever, an ICBM that may be able to target the eastern seaboard of the United States. North Korea has shown rapid advances in both its development of long range missiles and its nuclear bomb capabilities.

by | December 11, 2017 | 08:08

The Antiquities Ministry said one tomb includes a number of small artifacts, a mummy and five pathways to a hall. "The tomb's owner is unknown yet but there are two possibilities". Wooden funerary masks, the remains of furniture, and a decorated coffin were discovered in the tomb. Waziri also explained that the tombs remained intact until excavation works launched during the recent archaeological season.

by | December 11, 2017 | 07:28

The ASG, on the other hand, have conducted at least 43 acts of terrorism such as attacks using improvised explosive devices, harassment and kidnappings. Andolong explained that since the military and other government agencies involved in the Task Force Bangon Marawi are moving their logistics and equipment for the rehabilitation program, martial law will be necessary.

by | December 11, 2017 | 03:40

Donald Trump has often attacked CNN and other networks on Twitter while lavishly praising Fox News. "That would get most Americans fired from their jobs". "People that don't know me, they like to say I watch television - people with fake sources". But if he's looking for a fight, aides who spoke with the Times say that the President can always count on one CNN host to rile him up.

by | December 11, 2017 | 03:06

Around 18,000 homes across Scotland were affected by power cuts due to the weather, according to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks, with power returned to the majority of affected homes by Friday evening. Storm Caroline is expected to batter the United Kingdom with gusts of up to 90mph and poses a potential risk to life, the Met Office says. All schools and nurseries in Lewes, Harris and Uist in the Western Isles were closed on Thursday as a precaution and a North Sea platform ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 02:53

In the capital, protesters carried banners reading "U.S. Embassy, Get Out from Al Quds", "Free Jerusalem and Palestinians" and "We are with the Palestinians". And on Friday, the Red Crescent said it had attended to nearly 800 injuries in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Two Palestinians were killed in the latest Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip on Saturday, that injured another 25 Palestinians.

by | December 11, 2017 | 02:11

Christian vice-president Mike Pence, Sheldon Adelson, the hotel magnate and Zionist donor, and Jewish Republican legislators were among those who attended and ate kosher lamb chops, just as in past years, for White House Hanukkah parties. Trump in a major policy address had on Wednesday announced to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The president was flanked by his daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism when she married her husband, Jared Kushner, and their three children.

by | December 11, 2017 | 02:13

Appearing Sunday on CBS' " Face the Nation ", Haley was asked about the cultural shift resulting from the #MeToo Movement by host John Dickerson, as well as the recent resignations and allegations in Congress. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, Rep. John Conyers , D-Michigan and Rep. Trent Franks , R-Arizona, announced they would step down from office following allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment.

by | December 10, 2017 | 21:48

Police said that after murdering the duo, the boy booked a cab and exited the building from the basement. The police nabbed him from Varanasi on Tuesday night. While the police is still investigating the primary motive behind the crime, the teen's testimony in custody reveals that sibling rivalry could be one of the reasons.

by | December 10, 2017 | 21:32

Millions of people in southern Nepal voted on Thursday in the final phase of elections for members of national and provincial assemblies. The Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) led by former premier K. The assemblies will name the new provinces once they convene. Nepal has seen 10 government changes in as many years. Vote tallying in the rest of the country is expected to start on Friday and take several days because some ballot boxes must be transported from ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 20:55

Madrid is a club that gives big players what they need. The world's most expensive player came third in the 2017 Ballon d'Or behind victor Cristiano Ronaldo and former Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi . "I think that he is the heir to Alfredo Di Stefano, it's an honour to count on a player as good as him". Let's allow him to develop and see how far he goes.

by | December 10, 2017 | 20:41

They were then edged 14-12 by Argentina to set up a spot in the bronze match. A place in the final had seemed highly unlikely at the start of the weekend, with the All Blacks sevens side thrashed 22-0 in their opening match by the US, before rebounding to thrash Spain 50-0 and comprehensively beat Australia 35-12 on day one.

by | December 10, 2017 | 20:12

Our relationship with Israel and Jerusalem as its capital has existed for more than 3,000 years. "We will not abandon Jerusalem to the mercy of a state that kills children". Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki called Trump's decision "illegal and illegitimate and null and void legally and politically", saying there would be no formal communication with US officials.

by | December 10, 2017 | 19:26

Israel and the USA may be counting on this crisis to pass, allowing Trump to renew his efforts to clinch what he calls "the ultimate deal, " while leaving Israel firmly in control of the holy city. On Saturday Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo urged President Trump to abandon his decision, warning that the decision would trigger violence throughout the region.

by | December 10, 2017 | 18:47

Mr Johnson's meeting with Mr Rouhani was seen as a positive move, considering the usually hard relations with the country. Mr Johnson held talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif which also touched on a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Teheran and world powers whose future has been thrown into doubt by US President Donald Trump.

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:50

The Russian president congratulated workers as he oversaw the first gas shipment being loaded onto an icebreaking tanker from a LNG plant amid minus 28 degrees Celsius (minus 18 degrees Fahrenheit) weather in the port of Sabetta on the Yamal Peninsula above the Arctic Circle.

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:31

Seven inches of snow had already fallen in Littleton at 8 p.m., with accumulations of 6 inches or more seen in North Reading, Auburn, Leominster, Ashby, Westminster, Lunenberg, Mendon and North Grafton, according to the National Weather Service .

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:19

Hamas said the two men were members of its armed wing, which has fought three wars with Israel since 2008. The tunnel destroyed on Sunday had been discovered several weeks ago and was monitored by the military, Conricus said. The Iron Dome intercepted rockets from Gaza Friday. It said it later detected a second missile launch, but had not found evidence that it had reached Israeli territory.

by | December 10, 2017 | 12:22

In the first Test in Wellington, the tourists were thumped by an innings and 67 runs and then lost tour captain Jason Holder to suspension for low over rates - the skipper role in Hamilton taken by opener Kraigg Brathwaite. Earlier Sunday, a quickfire last-wicket partnership of 61 in 41 minutes between Southee and Boult strengthened New Zealand's overnight position. Dowrich took four catches behind the stumps while Gabriel ended the day with three for 79 off 19 overs, and Miguel Cummins had ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 11:57

Trump Jr. declined to detail the conversation, on the grounds that lawyers for both Trump Jr. and his father were also on the call , meaning it is protected by attorney-client privilege, a claim Schiff rejects. That's because, unlike judicial courts, Congress does not feel bound to honor common law evidentiary privileges like attorney-client privilege. They cast doubt on Trump Jr's claim that he had no further contact with the Russians after the June 2016 meeting.

by | December 10, 2017 | 10:19

The pilots were attempting to land in an open area of a nearby school yard, however, the plane tore through the school yard fence and skidded into the yard of a nearby home. Reports on the death toll - whether one or two people were killed - were inconsistent at the time of writing. The single-engine, six-seat Beech BE36 Bonanza had taken off from Montgomery Field about a half mile away.

by | December 10, 2017 | 08:36

This year, Human Rights Day kicks off a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights . It proclaims the rights which every human regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinions, national or social origin, property, birth or other status is entitled to.

by | December 10, 2017 | 08:23

Trump says the Republican tax bills making their way through Congress will be "great for so many ", including the middle class. Wiegel's tweet included a picture of a half-empty Pensacola Bay Center. "Demand apology & retraction from FAKE NEWS WaPo!" However, US President Donald Trump was not satisfied with frank apologies and instant response by The Washington Post journalist and suggested firing Weigel.

by | December 10, 2017 | 06:21

Brennan, FBI director James Comey , and their deputies, who have emerged as highly partisan operatives, who fall outrageously short of the standards of impartiality and objectivity expected of individuals heading up the most sensitive investigations within the FBI.

by | December 10, 2017 | 05:53

Celebrations broke out outside the Congress' office as party President Sonia Gandhi turned 71 on Saturday. The Congress party also wished Gandhi. Sonia is set to relinquish her post next week, after 19 years at the helm of affairs of the Congress.

by | December 10, 2017 | 05:49

Further weather warnings are in place for snow around the United Kingdom, with the Met Office warning that some people could be "cut off" by the drifts. It put a more severe amber warning in place for Sunday, with heavy snow expected to disrupt public transport links in parts of Wales, the Midlands and northern England.

by | December 10, 2017 | 05:26

It blasted audio of Ivanka Trump's comment on a loudspeaker for hours. He reiterated his support for Moore on Twitter Saturday morning. Despite the allegations, Moore has a slim lead in polls over Jones in the heavily Republican state. We're talking to people on the ground about the race, and whether Moore will win despite allegations of improper sexual contact with underage girls when he was in his 30s.

by | December 10, 2017 | 05:12

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the fight against the Islamic State group is over after more than three years of combat operations. IS, which stands for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, rapidly captured large territories in Iraq and Syria and declared a caliphate in 2014.

by | December 10, 2017 | 05:13

Abandoned and thought to be a fake for years, Leonardo's Da Vinci's masterpiece, " Salvator Mundi " hit Christie's auction block and shattered world records, raking in over $450 million. Built on a man-made island in the Emirati capital, the museum is part of the city's drive to transform itself into a cultural hub . Under a 30-year agreement, France provides expertise, lends works of art and organizes exhibitions in return for one billion euros ($1.16 billion).

by | December 10, 2017 | 05:05

Pope Francis, speaking hours before U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Jerusalem , called on Wednesday for the city's "status quo" to be respected, saying new tension in the Middle East would further inflame world conflicts. Before the audience, Pope Francis met with religious leaders from Palestine attending a meeting sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:39

Mr Trump's move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel sparked Palestinian protests, sporadic clashes and a call for a new intifada as fears grew of fresh bloodshed in the region. The snub was announced by the Palestinian foreign minister on Saturday as tensions flared between Israelis and Palestinians over Trump's decision. Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas issued a vociferous condemnation of Trump's announcement as a violation of "all global and bilateral ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:20

More than 400 flights from Atlanta International Airport were canceled on Friday. As usual, it's a safe bet to stock up on bread and milk, make sure your snow shovel is handy, drive with caution, and enjoy the snow. The storm hit Central, and South Texas and San Antonio had 2.5 inches of snow. A winter storm warning remains in effect until 7 p.m . with heavy mixed precipitation occurring in Sussex and Kent counties.