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Nazareth to observe most Christmas festivities despite anger over Trump

Christmas events in the city, which is a center of Christian pilgrimage, normally provide a big boost to its economy. Mayor of the Israeli city of Nazareth, Ali Salam [Angela Almeida Prado‎/Facebook] Known as "the Arab capital of Israel ", Nazare...

Snow starting to fall, Winter Weather Advisories in effect through Thursday morning

The expected snowfall is the result of a storm system centered over IN that will track eastward before heading out to sea Thursday morning. "Some slick roads and treacherous travel can be expected should the snow materialize as now forecast".

Russian Federation sends military delegation to North Korea

When asked if he enjoyed his job, Tillerson replied that he was learning to enjoy it but did not enjoy the task of dealing with countries such as Pakistan and North Korea. The nuclear-armed North has rattled the worldwide community with a flurry of n...

Hamas hopes OIC will reject USA decision on Jerusalem

Legal aspects, political status and the history following the occupation of the holy city and Palestine as a whole were among the issues discussed. Senior Turkish officials welcomed the prime minister and the Pakistani delegation upon arrival.

Israel retaliates against rocket fire with Gaza airstrike

The Israeli military says it has struck Hamas military positions in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants fired a rocket toward southern Israel. Palestinian health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra had informed AFP earlier today that two men ...

At Hanukkah reception, Trump basks in warmth of his Jerusalem recognition

Every former president before Trump who made it their campaign promise to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital failed to deliver. This year's event came one day after Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and directe...

Trump's Accusers Have Right to be Heard — UN Envoy Haley

Nikki Haley , the ambassador to the United Nations, appeared on CBS's Face the Nation at the end of a week in which two Democrats and one Republican in Congress resigned due to alleged sexual misconduct . "I think we heard from them prior to the...

Judge Roy Moore avoids spotlight ahead of Alabama Senate vote

A number of national Democrats have descended on Alabama in recent days to hit the trail for Moore's opponent, Doug Jones , a former U.S. attorney. Numerous Republicans have called on Moore to step aside in the race. After Trump made it official ...

IDF Issues Warning After Gaza Rocket Fire Strikes Israeli Kindergarten

Conricus described the tunnel as " very substantial ", saying it contained communication systems, air vents, electricity and reinforced concrete structure. Locating terror tunnels is part of an extensive effort of the IDF since the 2014 Gaza War, to ...

Mikheil Saakashvili, Ex-President of Georgia, Arrested in Ukraine, Again

The ousted committee head, Yegor Sobolev, said: "The former and present corrupt elite have colluded". Nika Melia, Chairman of UNM's Political Council, who addressed the rally first, told the protesters that the party and its leader were engaged i...

Senior UN Official in North Korea for Talks

He arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday for a stay expected to last four or five days. The KCNA reported that North Korea told UN officials that current situation on the Korean Peninsula is due to the United States' threat and its wish to launch a nucle...

Reject concealed-carry gun law expansion

While there have been cases in which penalties for such violations have been excessive, the solution isn't to force everyone to honor the permits regardless of how lax the home-state criteria for obtaining the permits may have been. H.R. 38 passed ...

Singing in parliament after same-sex vote

The bill was introduced in parliament by the conservative government after Australians last month endorsed the reforms in a controversial voluntary postal vote. The same-sex marriage bill passed the Senate 43-12 last Wednesday. "This Parliament, wh...

Whistleblower To Dems: Flynn Promised Biz Associate He'd Gut Russia Sanctions

The whistleblower alleged that the businessman boasted about the contents of the text from Flynn, calling it "the best day of my life", according to a detailed account of the alleged incident laid out in a letter from Rep. The ACU plan involved som...

Instagram now lets brands feature Stories Highlights on their profile pages

Instagram lets users switch between Posts Archive and Stories Archive from the Archive tab. Each of the updates adds new appeal to Story content - not only does it give your Stories added value, but it gives you an additional way to spruce up ...

FSU hires former USF coach to replace Fisher

The 6-foot-3, 170-pound defensive back, out of Wesley Chapel High School (Zephyrhills, Florida), was the most likely prospect to decommit in Oregon's class if Taggart left for Florida State . You leave for Florida State with a Thank You for settin...

Russia's Olympic team banned from Games

Olympic Committee, said, 'The IOC took a strong and principled decision. The targeted pre-games testing task force, jointly run by WADA, the IOC and winter and summer sports federations, advises federations and National Olympic committees to test...

Irish border deal reported settled as May meets Juncker

The U.K. has reportedly accepted there will be "no regulatory divergence" of EU customs union and single market rules for Ireland after Brexit , according to RTE. The UK wants Brussels to rule that sufficient progress has been made on the opening is...

Mueller Removed FBI Agent From Russia Investigation Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

The New York Times and Washington Post both reported Saturday FBI special agent Peter Strzok - who played key roles in the FBI's initial Russian Federation investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and the Clinton emai...

Time for US Military Families to Leave S. Korea: Sen. Lindsey Graham

Trump is "staging an extremely unsafe nuclear gamble on the Korean peninsula", a Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a written statement that also calls Trump a "nuclear demon" and a "disruptor of global peace". "We're asking China not to do us or a...

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Israel arrests 24 Palestians from West Bank, Jerusalem

The settlers carried out their attacks on the roads and entrances of the towns in the villages of Nablus on Thursday evening and attacked the citizens and their cars with stones, u...

Trumps says world laughing at 'stupidity' of Russian Federation collusion probe

President Donald Trump said Wednesday it "seems unlikely" that he'll have to meet with Special Counsel Robert Mueller regarding the ongoing investigation into allegations that T...

Wolff book 'full of lies,' author had 'zero access'

Journalist Michael Wolff said Saturday that his book contains revelations that will eventually lead to the fall of Donald Trump's administration. He told BBC radio that his c...

Sumpter Twp. couple wanted for murder of girl, 4, arrested in Georgia

A police news release stated that officers and paramedics went to the couple's mobile home on New Year's Day following a 911 call reporting an unresponsive child. They were caugh...

US Supreme Court rejects challenge to MS law curbing LGBT rights

The Apex court will now revisit it's 2013 verdict that criminalizes gay sex. But earlier petitions to review the ban were overturned by the court. The Mississippi Center for Just...

Mumbai Cinevista Studio fire: One body recovered from accident site in Kanjurmarg

No casualties or injuries have been reported so far. Fire officials stated that the fire-fighting system was not working and they found that the management had compromised with fir...

U.S. could freeze up to $2 billion in aid to Pakistan

Not that past US Presidents were, in Trump's description, "foolish". Trump had been keen to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan; therefore, he had only reluctantly agreed t...

Bigg Boss 11: Bandgi Kalra to feature in a Bollywood film?

Luv walks into the living area and Vikas tells Luv and Hina to sort out their differences as they are in the house only for seven more days. Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gu...

Trump Supports Sessions' Marijuana Decision, Breaking His Campaign Promise

And while Sessions' memo does not instruct federal prosecutors to bring more marijuana cases, he could order stricter enforcement in the future. Federal agencies have "not historic...

More on the life of John Young, an 'astronauts' astronaut'

Young was selected as a NASA astronaut in 1962. He flew on the first manned flight of the Gemini spacecraft in 1965 (and led a flight in 1966), traveled to the Moon twice (includin...

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Roy Moore Accuser's House Burned Down, And You Know What People Wondered

Roy Moore Accuser's House Burned Down, And You Know What People Wondered

A statement from the sheriff's office says authorities are speaking to a person of interest about the fire. Barton stressed that police at this point has no reason to believe t...

About 50 flights to, from Lambert canceled because of East Coast storm

About 50 flights to, from Lambert canceled because of East Coast storm

She said flights to and from JFK, Newark and Boston saw the the most impact. Front-loaders clear snow from the area around Gates C and D outside Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport...

Starbucks trials 5p charge on disposable cups

Starbucks trials 5p charge on disposable cups

A 25p "latte levy" should be placed on disposable coffee cups and all must be recycled by 2023 or face being banned altogether, say MPs. The Committee's report also recom...

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total more than $800 million

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total more than $800 million

The grand prize grew yet again after no victor on Friday night. And the Powerball jackpot is now up to a whopping $440 million. The Powerball jackpot is even bigger at $440 millio...

Manufacturing sector shows record growth in December

Manufacturing sector shows record growth in December

It was also lower compared to the 55.7 reading posted a year earlier. Among components, output, employment and new orders all expanded at faster rates, with the latter posting th...