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World Palestinians have right to Jerusalem as capital: Saudi king
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Katz made the call because "he wants regional peace - that's part of his three-layered programme", his spokesman said, referring to security and economic cooperation leading to eventual peace. Salman did not spell out whether that meant Saudi support for an Israeli capital in West Jerusalem. But Israel's relationship with other Muslim nations has recently taken a blow.

World Atos jumps on proposed all-cash takeover offer for Gemalto
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Global IT services powerhouse, Atos, has pitched a €4.3 billion (AU$6.7 billion) deal to acquire digital security provider, Gemalto, in a bid to up its cyber security and digital services play. "Atos will obviously respect all the existing employment terms of the employees of Gemalto", it said. Gemalto had until December 15 to make up its mind, however the company released a statement today that outright rejected the offer.

World Hayek says Weinstein was a nightmare
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The performing artist additionally charges that Weinstein made a special effort to close down her 2002 film, Frida , a biopic about the life of Mexican craftsman Frida Kahlo , which was later selected for six Academy Awards , including Best Actress for Hayek's driving part.

World Winter storm warning in effect into Thursday
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Travel will be quite hard with visibilities that could fall under a quarter-mile with blowing snow. In Ferndale, leaders have declared a snow emergency starting early Wednesday . Expect increasing clouds Thursday night, with lows in the low teens (-11 degrees Celsius). Highs will be in the mid-20s (-3 degrees Celsius). Friday - A few afternoon snow showers.

World Florida school bus hit by semitrailer; several hospitalized
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The bus was knocked onto its side, he said. Two students were airlifted to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries and two students were ground transported to the local hospital. "God was smiling on Highlands County today", she added. The bus driver and five students suffered less serious injuries. Lockwood faces a careless-driving charge, Bueno said.

World Two Reuters reporters arrested in Myanmar
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Adler, president and editor In chief of Reuters , said in a statement. "We don't have a Freedom of Information Act in our country yet". Rakhine has been in the worldwide spotlight after a brutal, military-led crackdown forced more than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the state and cross the border to Bangladesh since August.

World Coal Scam: Ex Jharkhand CM, others convicted by Special Court
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Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar held that Koda, former union coal secretary H C Gupta, former Jharkhand chief secretary Ashok Kumar Basu and another public servant had conspired to favour Vini Iron and Steel Udyog Ltd (VISUL) in the allocation of Rajhara North coal block in Jharkhand.

World Shannon to Lead US Delegation at Vienna Talks on Iran Nuclear Deal
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Speaking from the White House, Trump said he will choose not to certify that Tehran is complying with the agreement. The lifting of worldwide economic sanctions on Iran following the 2015 nuclear agreement opened the doors to what many observers expected to be a rush of foreign investment.

World WRAPOUP 1-Soccer-Unstoppable City break record, United edge out Bournemouth
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The Ivory Coast striker moved to Manchester City from the Welsh club in 2015, but returned at the start of the season and is finally showing signs of rediscovering his touch in front of goal. "We are so demanding of our players". Additionally, Manchester City are the best defensive team in the league. The Blues are firmly on course to record the most points ever in a Premier League season, and ominously for their rivals, Guardiola is confident that his side will not falter.

World Putin orders Russian troop withdrawal from Syria
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President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel", notes Hurriyet , adding, "Both Erdogan and Putin have expressed serious concerns over Trump's move, saying such steps could thwart all prospects for the Middle East peace process".

World How the internet was tricked into thinking the 'Redskins' became the 'Redhawks'
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LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va . - On December 13th, The Washington football team franchise announced an updated team name and logo, coming Fall 2018. One such website that hoaxed the team was called washingtonredhawks.com and it features a similar logo to the Redskins , but with a red hawk surrounded by a gold logo instead of the Redskins' actual logo.

World Two Trump Judicial Nominees Withdraw Over Inflammatory Rhetoric
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According to other reports, Mateer in 2015 said he believed transgender children were " Satan's spawn " and defended a judge's right to support certain kinds of discrimination, including on the basis of sexual orientation. HRC has repeatedly sounded the alarm on Mateer, urging the Senate to reject his nomination and those of other nominees who could seriously threaten the future of LGBTQ equality in America.

World Bills dig out from snow to remain firmly in AFC playoff race
Author: 0 Bills dig out from snow to remain firmly in AFC playoff race

Can you feel the excitement? Rookie backup Nathan Peterman is being evaluated for a concussion after he was hurt diving headfirst on a 2-yard run in the third quarter against the Colts. The Buffalo offense hasn't exactly been exciting these past few weeks. "With a veteran, elite quarterback who's playing well, I think they become very tough to stop", McDermott said.

World Rep. Peter King: Bannon Looks Like A 'Disheveled Drunk'
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On " Breitbart News Radio" on SiriusXM's Patriot Channel on Wednesday, Bannon credited the Democratic National Committee for getting involved in the Alabama Senate race and boosting the fortunes of Doug Jones . Bannon cares less about conservative policy victories than he does personal king-making", the editors write . King, who supports President Donald Trump , said Moore's election loss was "not just a political statement ", adding that it "was a manifestation of the revulsion by ...

World Wreaths to honor 2300 fallen heroes in Ottawa County
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Each year, the Northern California Veterans Cemetery's Support Board has led the fundraising and ceremony efforts for this local event. Members of the local society of the Children of the American Revolution will place remembrance wreaths on the headstones.

World Israel retaliates against rocket fire with Gaza airstrike
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The previous such announcement was on October 30, when Israel blew up a tunnel dug by Islamic Jihad. Gaza security officials said that aircraft hit a Hamas naval base west of the city of Khan Yunis and open land nearby. While the Gaza crossings are typically closed for Jewish and national holidays, it is uncommon for Israel to shut them for punitive reasons. Two of those were killed in clashes, while the other two died in Israeli air strikes in response to rocket fire from Gaza .

World 2nd NYC Islamic Terrorist Was Also Diversity Visa Lottery Baby
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During a White House press briefing, L. Francis Cissna said that while he does not have data to support a connection between chain migration and terrorism, the current system is vulnerable to infiltration by bad actors. "Both programs are outdated and need to be replaced with a merit based immigration system to protect the homeland". Akayed Ullah was a Bangladeshi taxi driver.

World Joe Biden consoles Meghan McCain for her father's cancer diagnosis
Author: 0 Joe Biden consoles Meghan McCain for her father's cancer diagnosis

Beau Biden passed away in May of 2015, at age 46. He jokes that the two are like brothers raised by different fathers due to their opposite points of view - Biden is a Democrat, and McCain is a Republican. "Your dad, when he was a [military] aide and worked with me, became friends with Beau ". Beau talked about your dad's courage. If any of you have somebody that's been diagnosed with glioblastoma , which is as bad as it gets, there's breakthroughs that are happening occurring now.

World Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on Russian Federation probe called Trump an 'idiot', 'loathsome human being'
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on Russian Federation probe called Trump an 'idiot', 'loathsome human being'

The Justice Department official overseeing the investigation of possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation says he has no reason to fire the special counsel leading the probe. Rosenstein answered, "As I've explained previously, I would follow the regulation". The Judiciary Committee's top Democrat, Rep. But Rosenstein said the department has strict rules that prohibit letting a person's political affiliation be considered during hiring.

World India makes strong pitch at WTO for solution on food stockpile
Author: 0 India makes strong pitch at WTO for solution on food stockpile

The effort, the release said, would be to ensure that declaration reaffirms the principles of the multilateral trading system, commits to completion of the Doha Development Agenda, maintains centrality of development and availability of special and differential treatment to developing countries.

World Saudis reopen cinemas - but don't expect mixed seating and sex scenes
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is trying to reform the country, including lifting a ban on women driving from next year, and bringing back concerts to please the country's young population. Many involved in the country's film community praised the decision. The Saudi Arabian economy has been buffeted by adverse economic conditions of late, which have seen its cash reserves fall by $170 bn in the last two years, along with a budget deficit of $177 bn.

World North Korea displays new trucks in defiance of sanctions
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A senior United Nations official on a rare high-level visit to North Korea held talks with the North's foreign minister on Thursday. Japan, US, S Korea to hold missile tracking drill US, Japan and South Korea will hold two days of missile tracking drills starting on Monday, Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force said, as tensions rise in the region over North Korea's fast-developing weapons programmes.

World Suspect in custody after man, baby stabbed near Sherway Gardens
Author: 0 Suspect in custody after man, baby stabbed near Sherway Gardens

Paramedics rushed the baby to Sick Kids Hospital where she was initially said to be in serious condition but police say her condition has since worsened. She was also injured and needed hospital treatment before she is taken into custody. Several police cars and at least one paramedic vehicle were parked outside the building, part of an upscale development across the street from the Sherway Gardens mall.

World NY bomb: Suspect reportedly inspired by IS' call for Christmas attacks
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Calling a bomb in a crowded subway "one of our worst nightmares", Cuomo said that the reality of what had occurred turned out to be better than what had been first feared. Ullah detonated a pipe bomb in a subway corridor injuring three people. "This is NY, and the reality is that we are a target by many who would like to make a statement against democracy, against freedom", Cuomo said during a press conference.

World Turkey chides Arabs for 'weak' reaction ahead of Jerusalem summit
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told the summit the U.S. was no longer "qualified to mediate in the peace process" and demanded that a "new mechanism" headed by the United Nations be established to achieve a Palestinian state, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

World A Victory for Clean Elections in Alabama Special Senate Election
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That was the case in Alabama, where, until Monday's order, top election officials only told local election officials to preserve digitized imaged of write-in ballots. "This election is too important we want to more sure everyone has an opportunity to get the polls to cast their vote", said Patricia Mokolo with the NAACP.

World Pawan Kalyan to have Chiranjeevi as chief guest for Agnyaathavaasi audio launch?
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Pawan Kalyan's Agnathavasi 1 number was released in November and it got overwhelming response from the audience. Power Star Pawan Kalyan played the lead role in the film Agnyathavasi which is directed by Trivikram Srinivas. There is talk that he will be inviting Chiru for the audio event of " Agnyaathavaasi " as well which will be held at HICC in Hyderabad on December 19.

World Canandaigua GOP lawmaker to run for governor
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Andrew Cuomo. Kolb's platform for Governor is to lower taxes, create jobs, and end corruption. Kolb had $255,000 in his campaign coffers as of July. Kolb has not spent almost two decades in Albany without scrutiny. He officially announced his candidacy Tuesday with an online video. In 2004, a lawsuit centering on then-Speaker Sheldon Silver's handling of sexual harassment sought documents regarding complaints against Kolb and another member.

World EU Parliament backs opening next round of Brexit talks
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Parliament President Antonio Tajani welcomed the vote in Strasbourg, eastern France, as "an important step forward" but said MEPs still had concerns about citizens' rights and the Irish border. Signalling support for Mr Grieve's amendment and a similar measure proposed by Labour, shadow Brexit minister Matthew Pennycook said: " Tory rebels have talked the talk, now they must walk the walk.

World Gusty winds and harsh wind chills this morning!
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You can expect snow to fall between the hours of 2am and 7am. The impact so far has been close to a foot of snow at the ski areas, a coating of ice for much of southern Hampshire and southern and eastern ME, and less than a 20th of an inch of rain near Boston.

World Watch Jimmy Kimmel's Emotional Return With His Son
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After a week off, the talk show host returned to Jimmy Kimmel Live! with a surprise guest, his son Billy. Kimmel's son Billy has a heart condition that has required several surgeries . "This is literally a life and death programme for American kids". "It's on the back burner while they work out the new tax plans, which means parents of children with cancer and diabetes and heart problems are about to get letters saying their coverage could be cut off next month".

World EC to examine Rahul Gandhi's TV interview
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Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh congratulated Rahul Gandhi on becoming the Congress president-elect, saying his elevation would help the party re-emerge as the country's leading political party, on Monday. More than 30 lakh youngsters in Gujarat were unemployed, said Rahul, adding if voted to power the Congress would give soft loans to small businesses to generate employment opportunities.

World Energy costs push USA consumer inflation above Fed target
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That was the biggest gain since January 2012 and followed a 2.8 per cent rise in October. The Producer Price Index, which tracks changes in the costs of wholesale goods and services, rose 0.4 percent in November, which matched analyst expectations and was the same as in September and October.

World Minn. governor picks Smith to replace Franken
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Tina Smith to fill Sen. Republicans now control the state Senate by a single vote, and in theory, Fischbach's seat would need to be filled in a special election. The former comedian has denied some of the allegations against him and questioned others. Smith's appointment was widely expected soon after Franken, announced last week that he would step down.

World Bigg Boss 11: Arshi Khan gets PREGNANT; Here's the SECRET !
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Akash apologises to Shilpa. Also, as the captain, she was already safe this week. As the gong sounded and task ended for the day, Shilpa and Akash fought again and she pointed out Akash kissed Arshi on the lips earlier in the episode. Priyanka is next, and him good friend Vikash tells them that he knows how to play with emotions. Shilpa talks about Hina with Arshi. Arshi goes to Hina's bed and tries to learn the lines which was framed for Hina.

World Omarosa Manigault Newman to leave White House next month
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Manigault Newman had filled in as Trump's central consultant on African-American issues in the White House. Manigault-Newman's departure was teased before the initial announcement by White House reporters, who also passed along rumors that she was sacked.

World Tamil superstar Rajinikanth turns 67 on Tuesday, keeps celebrations low key
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Well, isn't that reason enough to make us believe that no superstar can match Rajinikanth's humility and charm? However, the banners wishing him happiness are seen in every nook and corner of the state. "There is no pressing need to enter politics right now."The only consolation for Rajini fans is that his son-in-law and actor Dhanush released a new picture from Kaala , the superstar's upcoming film".

World Roy Moore's Aide Gives Longest Pause In Interview History
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You can swear on a Jewish Bible". Uh. You don't have to actually swear on a Christian Bible. 'You people want to take the whole 2,000 or 3,000 years of our history and you all just want to throw it out the window, as if you're just going to make your own rules, your own man-made rules, and do whatever you want, ' Crockett said.

World European Union warns Britain against Brexit deal 'backtracking'
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An intention to start negotiating a transition period from Brexit to a future trade pact early in 2018 now includes a plan to be able to launch talks in January. "To say we are annoyed is putting it too strongly, though", said one diplomat. But the PM's official spokesman said: "We will first need to know exactly what we are legislating for".

World Iranian president Considers US Decision on Al Quds a Plot
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Almost all members of the global community, even USA allies in Europe and other regions, denounced the move that could crush their hopes for the so-called "two-state solution" to the seven-decade conflict in Palestine. A top Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) commander has offered Iran's "complete support" for Palestinian militants in their resistance campaign against U.S.

World ISP trooper shot in the head during chase in Jeffersonville
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He was apprehended there by Jeffersonville City police and the Clark County Sheriff's deputies. The trooper's name and age are not being released right now. Update on Sellersburg District Trooper - The bullet reportedly grazed the trooper's head. Jeffersonville, where the incident occurred, sits just north of Louisville.

World Zuma handed massive defeat on state capture probe
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Zuma had challenged the right of the report's author to call for a judicial inquiry and the appointment by the chief justice of a judge to head it. Zuma said it was his prerogative whether to set up such an inquiry. He said there is no reason why the recusal principle should not apply to the president, and that the chief justice was a "perfectly acceptable and rational choice" to appoint the judge.

World U.S. military chopper's window falls on Japanese school
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A US Marines CH-53E helicopter made an emergency landing and burst into flames in a US military training area in northern Okinawa in October. Another helicopter belonging to Futenma crashed into a nearby university in 2004, injuring three USA crew members.

World Uber BANNED by third major United Kingdom city in bombshell decision
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But it has faced mass opposition from traditional taxi drivers and unions including in Sheffield where it was stripped of its licence just five days ago. Uber has pledged to clean up its act and make changes as it battles to regain its licence in London. Uber is appealing against September's decision by regulator Transport for London to strip it of its licence in its most important European market.

World Congress extends martial law in Mindanao for another year
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The Philippines' Congress has approved President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law until the end of 2018 in the country's southern region of Mindanao to "totally eradicate" ISIL supporters and communist fighters. Duterte formally requested the Congress on Monday to extend martial law in the entire Mindanao until December 31, 2018 in order to "quell completely" the threat of terrorism in southern Philippines.

World Six get death for honour killing
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Visuals captured by a CCTV camera near the spot show that three men on a bike attacked the couple from behind with sickles. Out of six accused, one is the father of the girl, S. "If other convicts appeals against the verdict, I will fight them in the court", she said, adding that she would continue her fight for justice in the court as well as in the public domain.

World Salford house fire: Murder charges over deaths
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Three children have died and a fourth is in a critical condition after a "suspicious" house fire in Walkden, Greater Manchester Police said. A 35-year-old woman, understood to be the mother of the children, was described as being in a serious condition.

World Arrest at gunpoint of MI 11-year-old girl riles community
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One would have to ask the officers in Grand Rapids, Michigan, who last week handcuffed an elementary schooler at gunpoint, placed her under arrest and took her from her mother and home for seemingly no reason. "You're fine, you're fine, you're all right", the officer says. All three were released once police identified them. Rahinsky said while he recognizes what's it's like in the heat of the moment and dealing with the unknown as a police officer, he could see the disconnect in how ...