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World Israeli forces hit Gaza Strip, defense official says
Author: 0 Israeli forces hit Gaza Strip, defense official says

Conricus has assumed that the tunnel was very significant for the group, judging by the quality of its construction. "It is by no means behind us, but this will surely force the terrorist organizations to change techniques and to adapt". The 3 billion shekel ($850 million) wall will span the 51-kilometer border. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking in Paris, described the new system as a "tremendous technological innovation".

World Kesha and Macklemore are coming to St. Louis next year
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When do Kesha and Macklemore 2018 tickets go on sale and what is the presale code? Presales start 12/13 at 9am local time. One dollar from every ticket sold will be donated to charities of the artists' choosing. Macklemore released "Glorious" in 2017, his first major single without Lewis. Kesha is donating her proceeds to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), the largest anti-sexual assault organization in the United States.

World Texas A&M athlete threatened to kill people with rifle
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When officers arrived, they located the suspects' vehicle leaving the apartments. Henderson, a senior, has played in 47 games in his four years in College Station, including starting 11 of A&M's 12 games in 2017. Florez was also charged with possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. Henderson, who faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, was expected to appear before a judge on Monday, according to the Dallas Morning News , which ...

World Huntington's breakthrough may stop disease
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Huntington's is one the most devastating diseases we can get with some patients describing it as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and motor neurone disease all rolled into one. Current treatments only help with symptoms, rather than slow the disease. They were each given four spinal injections of either the drug or a placebo.

World 'Widespread snowfall' headed for Toronto, GTA in time for evening commute
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Though chances of a snowfall warning are slim as of Sunday night, Environment Canada severe weather specialist Rob Kuhn says that the temperature could affect the amount of snow we get. Poor winter driving conditions are likely late this afternoon and tonight. On Tuesday, conditions will become favourable for the development of lake effect snow squalls in northwest flow over Georgian Bay.

World Pope Tawadros II rejects meeting with Pence over Jerusalem
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But a White House official insisted Pence still plans to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, adding it "would be counterproductive" for the Palestinian leader to cancel. Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged protesters Saturday to remain calm over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem. Palestinian protests against Trump's announcement continued on Saturday.

World A new innings for King Kohli: Virat and Anushka officially married!
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Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli got married at a private ceremony in Italy, today. We wish Virat and Anushka all the best as they start a new chapter in their lives! The bride looked resplendent in a pink Sabyasachi wedding lehenga, while the groom looked dapper in a colour-coordinated sherwani from the same designer.

World US Supreme Court turns away dispute over gay worker protections
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There are other cases on the horizon. In March, the Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the hospital, saying only the Supreme Court can declare that Title VII's protections cover gay workers. "That case will go on, but until there's a change in the law, her allegations of discrimination on the basis of being a lesbian won't be allowed in that case", Nevins said.

World Year-old's body found in Hisar with wooden stick in private parts
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Her parents are labourers and they live in a small tent-like structure in the area. Bruises were also found on the girl's shoulders, waist, and nose, and she had been bleeding from her neck as well. Residents of the area have staged a protest march against the local police. A case has been registered at Uklana police station. The police said they were questioning several people in connection with the incident and have not ruled out gang-rape, India Today reported.

World What's China's Stance on Trump's Jerusalem Decision?
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A senior Palestinian official said the Palestinians would not meet with Pence during his visit to the region later this month when Pence is expected to visit Israel and make a stop in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem. During their meeting in Brussels, Safadi and Mogherini stressed on the need to limit the negative consequences of the United States' decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, which was rejected by Jordan because it is a violation of the global law and a ...

World Putin in Cairo for Sisi meeting
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After the meeting held in Cairo between the Egyptian president, Abdel Fattah El Sisi, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, both leaders attended the signing of an agreement that gives the green light to construction in the Egyptian town of Dabaa, northwest of the country, of the first nuclear power plant in the North African country.

World American inmate escapes Bali prison by cutting hole in roof
Author: 0 American inmate escapes Bali prison by cutting hole in roof

Beasley was arrested on August 1, 2017, after receiving a postal package from Canada containing hashish weighing 5.71 grams. Indonesia has very strict anti-drugs laws and frequently arrests foreigners on drug-related charges. Two members of a group of Australian inmates, known as the "Bali Nine", were executed for drug offenses in 2015. Mugshot of Christian Beasley, a US man on the run after climbing back wall to escape Bali's Kerobokan Prison.

Author: 0 Megyn Kelly Will Interview 3 Women Who Accuse Trump of Harassment

Three women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment and assault are demanding that Congress investigate their claims. It was "heartbreaking" for women to go public with their claims against President Donald Trump a year ago, only to see him ascend to the Oval Office, said Samantha Holvey , a former Miss USA contestant who in October 2016 said Trump inappropriately inspected pageant participants.

World Cancer patient gang-raped, seeks help from commuter who rapes her again
Author: 0 Cancer patient gang-raped, seeks help from commuter who rapes her again

While one of the accused has been arrested, the other two are absconding. A 16-year-old girl suffering from blood cancer was allegedly gang-raped by a group of men in Lucknow , on Saturday. The victim, who hails from a humble family, told the police that one of her friends namely Shubham had invited her for noodles. The girl had reportedly travelled from New Delhi to appear for her Bachelors of Education (B.Ed) entrance exam.

World Woman burns down Cincinnati, Ohio, home trying to kill bedbugs
Author: 0 Woman burns down Cincinnati, Ohio, home trying to kill bedbugs

A residential fire hospitalized three people and left 10 displaced. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening. The rubbing alcohol - which is extremely flammable - ignited because of a nearby open flame, according to authorities cited by the New York Post .

World Explosion Reported Near Times Square
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CCTV footage has emerged on social media, showing the moment the explosion hit central Manhattan on Monday. A suspect was arrested and has non-life-threatening injuries. Witnesses on the scene said they heard two explosions and said there was an orderly evacuation. NY reports multiple ambulances have been requested and the bomb squad has been deployed.

World Indian girl drowns in Australia
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It was pulled from the water. The life-savers successfully managed to rescue three of the five girls at first before rescuing the fourth near Holdfast Marina around 5:50pm. 'We've seen two major incidents past year and this is the third one now so it seems appropriate that that area of the beach needs to be looked at, ' operations manager Ben Laurenson said.

World Support the GOP tax bill
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Make tax relief immediate and permanent. AEM also asked lawmakers to consider other changes to the BEAT, including exempting cross-border payments made where the US and a foreign country have agreed on specific tax treatment, and allowing companies to reduce future-year taxes based on base-erosion taxes paid previously.

World Macron asks Netanyahu to make 'courageous gestures' toward Palestinians to break impasse
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French President Emmanuel Macron told Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that he needed to make gestures to the Palestinians to enable to break the impasse between the two sides. But Mr Netanyahu's visit - the first to European Union institutions by an Israeli premier for more than 20 years - comes amid tensions between the two sides over the peace process and other areas.

World French tourists attacked, molested in Mirzapur; 3 arrested
Author: 0 French tourists attacked, molested in Mirzapur; 3 arrested

As the situation got out of hand, a person from the group lodged a complaint with the police and four people were arrested after that. This led to an argument. The DGP Sulkhan Singh has directed the Mirzapur police to arrest remaining accused and take strict action against them. This isn't the first incident of tourists being mishandled or assaulted by the Indian locals, as there was another situation last month in Agra, in which foreigners were violently assaulted when they had refused to ...

World Putin orders partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria
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This is thought to be the first time Putin is visiting the facility since Russian Federation launched counter-terror operations in favour of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2015. It is also the first visit by a foreign head of state to war-ravaged Syria since its bloodletting started almost seven years ago. In a televised speech to the Russian troops at the base, the Russian leader hailed their valor.

World Snow and ice set to blanket Britain this weekend
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While the worst of the wind and snow are expected in northern parts of the United Kingdom, the Met Office is warning that "scattered sleet and snow showers can be expected nearly anywhere in the UK" tonight. More than 4,000 people were without power for parts of Thursday, with 500 properties across parts of Caithness, Orkney and Shetland left with no electricity overnight due to worker safety reasons.

World Turkish police detain activists at anti-Israel demo over Jerusalem
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However, street protests in Gaza and the West Bank were less intense on Saturday than on the previous two days and the military said there were no rocket launchings on Saturday night. Leaders in Indonesia - the world's largest Muslim country - have condemned Trump's decision. Clashes resumed in the afternoon, with security forces chasing and arresting a handful of protesters and lobbing tear gas.

World India, China foreign ministers to meet today
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This is the first high-level visit from China after Indian and Chinese troops were in a tense face-off earlier this year in Doklam on the border. Notably, India had objected to the construction highlighting its security concerns. a large geographic swathe stretching between the US west coast to Australia to India and Africa. India boycotted China's One-Belt-One-Road summit in May as one of the transit corridors runs through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

World South Korea imposes new sanctions on 20 North Korean groups
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North Korea has fired two missiles over Japan as it pursues nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in defiance of United Nations sanctions and worldwide condemnation. The THAAD system has sparked controversy because China opposes it. The head of South Korea also said that "the goal of reforming the defense system is to create a powerful army".

World Netanyahu says all European Union states will recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital
Author: 0 Netanyahu says all European Union states will recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital

This sort of crackdown, of course, tends to provoke more protests, but with unrest still soaring over Trump's Wednesday declaration, more protests are likely to be seen for the foreseeable future either way. Israeli Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said on Twitter that the security guard was seriously injured in an attack and the terrorist was among more than 20 people arrested in connection with the incident.

World Wildlife photographer posts heartbreaking video of starving polar bear
Author: 0 Wildlife photographer posts heartbreaking video of starving polar bear

Nicklen said: "Of course, that crossed my mind". Nicklen shared the video to his Instagram account , where it's tallied more than one million views. The populations of some 25,000 polar bears in 19 locations worldwide are forecast to decline by as much as a third in the coming decades. According to the U.S.

World Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem
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Speaking to reporters in Brussels on Friday, she repeated Europe's stance that "the only realistic solution" for peace was two states - Israel and Palestine - with Jerusalem as the capital of both and the borders returned to their status before the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.

World Lake-effect snow may meddle as Bills play Colts
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A winter storm watch for heavy lake effect snow means there is a potential for a large amount of snow in only a few hours. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch is possible. Erie, Pennsylvania , and southwestern NY, as well as spots south of Lake Ontario, including Rochester and Syracuse , are where model guidance is dumping the heaviest accumulations.

World S. Korea adds 20 companies on its black list over fund Pyongyang
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This is the sixth combined anti-missile exercise since the drills were agreed upon at the 48th Security Consultative Meeting between Seoul and Washington in 2016. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. North Korea on Sunday in an article said that a maritime blockade would be a declaration of war, in reference to a new sanction the USA mentioned it could impose on Pyongyang after its latest ballistic missile launch.

World Duterte approves recommendations to extend martial law in Mindanao
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The officials assured the public that the safety of Filipinos would be the main consideration in making his decision. As the Mindanao martial law nears its expiration, Duterte said that he will heed the advice of the government forces, especially those on the ground, as they are the ones who know the real situation in the island.

World Thomas Fire Crosses Into Santa Barbara County
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The decline in air quality is largely driven by an increase in fine particulate matter and rising levels of large particulate matter - mainly ash - carried from the fire by upper level winds. So far, at least 790 structures have been destroyed and another 191 damaged, officials said. Above Carpinteria, fire and smoke could be seen in the mountain ridges.

World Flow chart: What happens next to Trump's travel ban?
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The State Department stressed that travel restrictions for the eight nations are not permanent, and can be lifted if countries comply with information-sharing standards set by the US government on issues such as "terrorist attacks, transnational crime, and immigration fraud".

World Congress habitual of blaming EVMs: Jitendra Singh
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Hindustan Times and Times Now too quoted officials but their reports said that 0.75% EVMs replaced on account of snags, while 1.90% of the 24,689 VVPAT machines were replaced. "BJP's Subramaniam Swamy also raised this issue a while ago". Complaints of malfunctioning EVMs also came in from 16 rural and urban constituencies of Surat.

World MSU says no internal investigation report to share with Schuette
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More than 140 women have joined civil lawsuits that claim Michigan State is among the institutions that turned a blind eye to warnings about Nassar's misconduct. Last February, Schuette said his focus was strictly on Nassar when the former physician was charged with his state crimes. "It was and is important for MSU to maintain applicable privileges when facing litigation that, according to one plaintiffs' counsel, could cost MSU over $1 billion", Fitzgerald wrote.

World United States tasks Saudi on regional policy
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Saudi Arabia's intervention in Yemen's civil war has devastated the Yemeni economy and infrastructure, leaving millions at risk of starvation and reliant on humanitarian aid. The Islamic Republic would "have no problem" with Saudi Arabia if it stops "bowing to Israel" and relies on itself, Rouhani said at a parliamental meeting.

World Police dog mauls innocent woman
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According to the lawsuit, Collins was taking the trash out to a dumpster behind her home on Van Buren Avenue on the morning of September 23. The attack continued for almost 30 seconds as officers tried to pry the dog off, first with verbal commands and then by activating the dog's shock collar.

World Trump drinks 12 Cokes and watches 8 hours of news everyday
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DONALD Trump downs 12 cans of Diet Coke and watches eight hours of news a day according, to White House insiders. "That would get most Americans fired from their jobs". The Times reports that Trump told reporters about his TV-watching habits after the newspaper presented the White House with a long list of fact-checking questions, including one about how often he watches television.

World Jerusalem decision to move ball forward for peace process
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When asked to assess similar allegations of misconduct leveled against President Trump during the 2016 campaign, Haley replied, "Women who accuse anyone should be heard". Trump has been sued in NY by one of his accusers, Summer Zervos, a former contestant on "The Apprentice" who says Trump groped and kissed her in a hotel room in 2007 during a meeting to discuss a job opportunity.

World Muslims pray outside White House to protest Jerusalem decision
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But despite a dearth of decorations - or dreidels - Trump's Jewish grandchildren (the kids of Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner) lit a menorah. Yesterday, the White House held the traditional Hanukkah candle lighting ceremony. At a time when it appears that nearly the entire developed world has refuted a recent White House claim of support for the highly-disputed location of Israel's capital city, one of the world's most prominent global organizations has chimed in, asserting its ...

World United Kingdom set for 'significant' snow as Storm Caroline hits
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Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected as cancellations are likely. This follows unsafe and violent winds caused by Storm Caroline , which has now started to move away from Britain. "Significant accumulations" in Wales and the West Midlands are also expected, says the Met Office , which has put Wolves' Sky Bet Championship game against Sunderland in doubt, with staff and fan volunteers welcomed in to help clear the stadium of snowfall.

World Teen admits to killing mother, sister in Greater Noida
Author: 0 Teen admits to killing mother, sister in Greater Noida

The father also told the police that Rs. 2 lakh is missing from the flat. During interrogation, the accused revealed that he was often beaten up by his mother and he felt that his parents loved his sister more than him. "He attacked his mother with a bat while she was sleeping and used a pair of scissors to inflict fatal wounds. He was quite upset and frustrated and in this rage he committed the heinous crime when his mother and sister were asleep", the note said.

World Left alliance heading for massive victory in Nepal
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Voting in two-phased parliamentary and provincial assembly elections were held on November 26 and December 7. The election pits the centrist Nepali Congress party of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who heads a loose alliance that includes the Madhesi parties from Nepal's southern plains and former royalists, against the tight-knit alliance of former Maoists and the moderate Communist UML party.

World Neymar should consider Real switch - Perez
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Neymar is reportedly desperate to win the Ballon d'Or and believes that he has a better chance of achieving his dream in the Spanish capital. Speaking to Spanish radio network Cadena SER, Perez said: " Being at Madrid would make it easier for Neymar to win it .

World Three-star Senatla gives Blitzboks a flying start in Cape Town
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New Zealand dashed the hopes of the SA team with an impressive 19-12 win. They had too much class for Argentina winning the final 38-14 on Monday morning (NZT), scoring six tries to two. Argentina beat US 28-12 in the quarterfinals, before edging Canada 14-12 in the semifinals. But the Kiwi side hit back late in the first half through Andrew Knewstubb, narrowing the deficit to 7-5 at the break.

World Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during riots in West Bank, Gaza
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Israel was not aware of any casualties, he said. Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday in a move that outraged Palestinian leaders, but which was hailed as historic by Israel. "The ministers agreed on demanding that the United States rescind its decision on Jerusalem...and the calling on the worldwide community to recognise the state of Palestine...with east Jerusalem as its capital".

World Riots Outside US Embassy in Beirut
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Demonstrations outside the US Embassy in Beirut grew violent with some protestors throwing stones and Lebanese security forces firing tear gas and water cannons. "We came to say to the US Embassy that it is an embassy of aggression and that Jerusalem is Arab and will stay Arab", said Ahmad Mustafa, an official in the leftist Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, who was among the demonstrators.

World Boris Johnson to voice 'grave concerns' about British woman jailed in Iran
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She denies the charges, and says she was in Iran to visit relatives with her daughter when she was arrested in 2013. In a Sunday meeting with visiting UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Tehran, Rouhani said the Islamic Republic of Iran has always been after establishing peace and security in the region.

World NJ's first snow is here: Today's forecast delays storm, expands warnings
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Winter storm watches (blue) and winter weather advisories (purple) are in effect in parts of Upstate New York this weekend. City roadways will be pre-treated ahead of any snows. The Delaware State Police have reported no major accidents at this time. Ryan said he was not aware of any serious injuries, but said several people had been transported to local hospitals.