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Gaza boy, 4, succumbs to wounds from 2014 Israel war

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Security sources said no rockets fell in Israeli territory. Rockets or mortar rounds were fired Thursday afternoon at Israeli army forces. Palestinians and Israeli troops had skirmished at the border earlier in the day. Reportedly, the leader of the Palestinian Islamist group, Hamas, has called for a new "intifada", or uprising, as protests broke out in Jerusalem, Ramallah and Bethlehem. Read More »

Ed Sheeran receives MBE from Prince Charles

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The Thinking Out Loud singer also revealed he'd be prepared to perform at the wedding of Charles' son, Prince Harry , and actress Meghan Markle , as the couple recently announced their engagement. he died on this day for years ago, so it's actually quite a nice full circle thing, I guess he'd be pretty proud". The Grammy Award victor spoke about his grandfather Bill Sheeran after the ceremony, saying he would be proud of his medal. Read More »

European Union sues member states over migrant relocation failure

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The move was an attempt to relieve pressure on Greece and Italy where the vast majority of migrants were arriving. The Commission has launched legal action against the three member states earlier this year, sending them a "Letter of Formal Notice" in June and a "Reasoned Opinion" in July. Read More »

Several Pedestrians Struck By Vehicle In New York City

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A bicyclist was also injured. Police said all of their injuries appear to be non-life threatening. Authorities were working to determine whether the crash was intentional. The driver of the Lincoln was taken into custody by responding officers. Police identified the driver as Sayfullo Saipov, 29, and deemed that attack an act of terror. Read More »

Harold Ford Jr., former congressman, denies sexual harassment allegations

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Ford responded to the allegations hours after the report. Ford was hired by Morgan Stanley in 2011 as a senior client relationship manager. The investment bank launched a human resources investigation after the woman accused Ford Jr. Ford continued to contact her after the encounter until she wrote an email asking him to cease contact. He identified the alleged victim as a news reporter and further expounded on the allegations. Read More »

Bernie Sanders thinks Trump should consider resigning over sexual misconduct

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Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to presidency ", the doctor declared. We have a president of the United States who acknowledged on a tape widely seen all over the country that he's assaulted women, so I would hope maybe the president of the United States might pay attention of what's going on and also think about resigning. Read More »

Here's how NY House members voted on concealed carry reciprocity

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Stefanik was a co-sponsor of the bill , known as the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act . It eliminates the confusing patchwork of state laws that have ensnared otherwise law-abiding gun owners, and have forced law enforcement to waste their precious time and resources enforcing laws that don't do anything to reduce violent crime. Read More »

First snow flurries of season set to fall into festive place

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Last night Met Eireann issued a status yellow snow-ice warning for the entire country which will come into force later today. The warning is valid for 24 hours from 4pm this afternoon. A spokesman for the forecaster said: "A spell of heavy snow is possible over some central parts of the United Kingdom during Sunday". Despite a number of clickbait articles about risks of snow this evening, this area is likely to avoid any snowfall this evening. Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakistan on maiden tour

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The Pakistani-Britisher entered Punjab's capital Lahore from India via the Wagah Border Crossing and was given a rousing welcome on the Pakistani side of the border by Mayor Lahore Col (retd) Mubashar and senior government officials. Earlier while meeting CM Sharif, the delegation of British investors had expressed interest in investing in projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Read More »

Singapore Airlines reroutes flights over North Korean missile threat

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An experimental test conducted in 2014 by Northrop Grumman shed more light that U.S.' F-35 fighter jet could prove to be an effective weapon against the threat of a North Korean-launched ballistic missile, reports said. Federal regulation from 1997 prohibits all US airlines from flying over the Flight Information Region of Pyongyang. Any missile launches must be reported to the International Civil Aviation Organization to assure the safety of civilian aircraft. Read More »

Ex-Cop Michael Slager Found Guilty of Murder in Walter Scott Shooting

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District Judge David Norton. The bystander's video started after the struggle between Slager and Scott and showed Scott running away and the officer firing eight times. However, Norton gave greater weight to prosecution evidence showing Slager had lied about crucial facts and tried to cover up aspects of the shooting so Scott appeared at fault. Read More »

Myanmar forces may be guilty of genocide, United Nations says

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China, the Philippines and Burundi voted against the measure. The United Nations human rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, said in Geneva on Tuesday that Burmese security forces may be guilty of genocide, adding global pressure on Myanmar to be investigated for crimes against humanity. Read More »

Did President Trump slur his Jerusalem speech? You be the judge

When asked about Trump's apparent verbal slip, a White House spokesperson told the media outlet Quartz that Trump had a case of "dry mouth". "Thank you, God bless you, God bless Israel, God bless the Palestinians, and God bless the United States", Trump said at the end of his speech, with Twitterverse pointing out that he mispronounced "States". Read More »

Aiyar's jibe at PM, his latest in series of personal attacks

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Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala took to Twitter to notify of the party's move to suspend Aiyar after serving him with a showcause notice. The prime minister said the injustice with Ambedkar was done when Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru enjoyed full influence over the Congress Party. Read More »

Active shooter reported at Aztec High School

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Bloomfield and Farmington High Schools are also on preventative lockdown. The following unconfirmed report posted on Twitter claims that "multiple people" were wounded in this morning's shooting. The police department in nearby Bloomfield locked down school buildings as a precaution, according to the department's Facebook page. The shooting happened early Thursday at Aztec High School, a school with about 1,000 students near the Colorado border. Read More »

WH budget meeting planned with Trump, congressional leaders

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Later, the White House issued another statement indicating Trump would sign the two-week spending extension. We want to have a great, attractive crime-free country, ' Trump said during a cabinet meeting. The big four - McConnell, House Speaker Paul Ryan , Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Nancy Pelosi - will be at the White House tomorrow for a discussion with Trump about an immigration compromise. Read More »

SPD's Martin Schulz wants United States of Europe by 2025

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Berlin, Dec 7 The head of Germany's Social Democrats, Martin Schulz , a potential future governing partner of Chancellor Angela Merkel , called today for the creation of a " United States of Europe " by 2025. However, some members - including the party's youth wing - want to specifically rule out another coalition, leaving only a minority government or a new election as options. Read More »

Suns' Devin Booker leaves game after adductor strain

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The Suns confirmed the news on their official Twitter account and by Suns general manager Ryan McDonough broke the news on 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station's Burns & Gambo. With so little to offer and no promise of a secure future, Devin Booker was the Suns' only real hope of pulling things together. Suns general manger McDonough the Burns & Gambo Show. Read More »

Luxury Brands Win a Crucial Victory in Battle Against Amazon Distribution

Brand owners have previously argued that they should have the right to choose their distributors to protect their image and exclusivity. Coty , owner of brands such as Marc Jacobs and Calvin Klein raise a case on this issue. " The court notes in this context that the quality of luxury goods is not simply the result of their material characteristics, but also of the allure and prestigious image which bestows on them an aura of luxury ", it says. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra beats Deepika Padukone to become Asia's sexiest woman

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Deepika Padukone held the title previously but she has now been dethroned by PeeCee once again. Pakistani actor Mahira Khan who was on the ninth rank past year, bagged the fifth position on the same list this time. Eastern Eye is the weekly that announced this list in an annual poll. The lovely Sridevi was in the 49th position of the list! She added, "I feel grateful and am humbled". Read More »

Attorney-General warns Odinga's inauguration would be treason

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Treason charges attract the death sentence in Kenya. The extended campaigns eventually led to President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. "The People's Assembly is an institution totally unknown to the constitution of Kenya and totally unknown to the County Governments Act". Read More »

Man Burnt Alive In Rajasthan Over Alleged 'Love Jihad'

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Though police are yet to confirm the motive of the murder, the "love jihad" claim surfaced after Regar posted a video on social media justifying his action. On 19 November, a controversial booklet and a pamphlet warning Hindu girls about love jihad were allegedly distributed at a stall in an Hindu spiritual and service fair in Jaipur , prompting the police to order an inquiry. Read More »

Sanctuary Sheriff Lupe Valdez Announces Run for Texas Governor

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Valdez, 70, has been the Dallas County sheriff for 12 years, after earlier careers as a prison guard, a federal Customs agent and a Department of Homeland Security investigator and supervisor. Abbott now remains unopposed going into the Republican primary. Regardless of what the final Democratic primary field looks like, dislodging Abbott could require a herculean effort. Read More »

US House passes concealed-carry reciprocity bill in 231-198 vote

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Although many states already have some reciprocity , the measure would force all states to honor permits from other places, including those with much looser restrictions. "It's darned disingenuous for them to be making a states' rights argument only for this subject". Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn., called the bill an attempt to undermine states' rights, "hamstring law enforcement and allow risky criminals to walk around with hidden guns anywhere and at any time". Read More »

Khamenei warns of 'heavy blow' against Israel if Jerusalem declared capital

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As one of the three most sacred sites in Islam, it enjoys a highly significant status among the Muslims. "We call on Muslim peoples to enter into a big uprising against the plot of transferring the U.S. It goes without saying that the United States and the Zionist regime are responsible for the upcoming results. As part of a "day of rage" announced jointly by Hamas, Fatah and other groups, Palestinian activists on Wednesday burned pictures of Trump and the Israeli flag. Read More »

Jim Caldwell's Forecast | Snow potential grows for the weekend

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Maybe. If it does that, we could see snow on Friday . Temperatures will fall to around freezing by Friday morning and that's when the forecast gets interesting. In addition, there is a wind chill factor. Overnight, under mostly clear skies, it is quiet and cold in the upper 20s to near 30 degrees by morning. Lows drop to the lower 20s overnight. Read More »

Mueller Spent More Than $3.2 Million Through September on Russia Probe

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Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz, a member of the House Judiciary Committee who drafted the measure, conceded Tuesday that the dollar figure is relatively low, but said he remains concerned that Mueller's investigation is still a waste. On average, according to FiveThirtyEight, previous special counsel investigations that have filed criminal charges have taken more than a year to do so. Read More »

Biggest Starbucks Roastery shop landed in China

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This is a big day, literally, for coffee lovers, as the world's largest Starbucks opens its doors. CNN calls it a "caffeine-fueled Disneyland" and dubbed it the " first fully immersive coffee wonderland in China ". In addition, the Roastery digital web-app platform also incorporates a digital menu and will intuitively, through AR technology, share details of the coffee bars, brewing methods, as well as other not-to-be-missed unique online and offline experiences. Read More »

Flynn Said Russian Sanctions Would be 'Ripped Up,' Whistle-Blower Says

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Now, new allegations are coming from a whistleblower who says he met Copson at a Washington, DC, event on Inauguration Day - and that Copson had some very interesting things to say about the project. 'Our committee has credible allegations that President Trump's National Security Advisor sought to manipulate the course of global nuclear policy for the financial gain of his former business partners, ' wrote Cummings, Politico reported in a story on the letter . Read More »

Weather: Snow to the east, in snowbelt

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The clouds will return during the evening and the temperature is expected to drop into the low 30s before Thursday morning. Heavy lake effect snow is expected and travel will be hard at times. In the extended period, we still see nothing spectacular until we get closer to the 18th and 19th. The system does not look as well organized at this time, but we still think it is too early to try and change our thoughts on what looks like another clipper event. Read More »

Centre extends mobile-Aadhar linking until 6 February

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The Centre had on 25 October told the top court that the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to receive benefits of government schemes has been extended till 31 March 2018 for those who do not have the 12-digit unique biometric identification number and were willing to enrol for it. Read More »