• Palestine summons its ambassador to USA after UNGA voting
Palestine summons its ambassador to USA after UNGA voting

The bill has been backed by Israel's ruling right-wing coalition, with a 64-52 vote, which would seek to separate Palestinian districts from the jurisdiction of the current Jerusalem municipality. Now, the U.S.is expected to relocate the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which would be a symbol of Israel's sovereignty over the city. The con...

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  • Russian Federation risks wrath by 'supplying fuel to North Korea'
Russian Federation risks wrath by 'supplying fuel to North Korea'

Without mentioning any specifics, the Russian Foreign Ministry noted that resolutions by the United Nations Security Council have imposed limits on North Korea's refined oil imports but haven't banned it altogether. North Korea imports fuel to power its missile and nuclear programs and maintain its sputtering economy. "It would be complete ...

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  • Tata Motors stays firm on robust sales data
Tata Motors stays firm on robust sales data

The pickup segment sales was at 4,529 units, growth of 43% over previous year as the Xenon Yodha and the Mega range continued to make inroads gaining wider acceptance and volumes across markets. The Company's total exports grew by 55.8% from 30,694 units registered in the month of December 2016 to 47,818 units in December 2017. In the nine months...

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  • 13 monkeys die in blaze at Woburn Safari Park
13 monkeys die in blaze at Woburn Safari Park

The enclosure is part of the African Forest drive-through section of the popular attraction. All 13 Patas monkeys living in the enclosure were killed by the fire. 'An investigation is now under way into the cause of the fire and the jungle enclosure will remain closed for investigation. Young patas monkeys at the Southwicks Zoo in Millville, Ma...

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  • Students uncover 'snake eggs' in school sandpit
Students uncover 'snake eggs' in school sandpit

The nests and eggs were found scattered in the school's sandpit. At first, rescuers Yvette Attleir and Rod Miller thought the eggs might belong to water dragons - river-dwelling lizards that can grow to 90cm (3ft) long. And earlier today, FAWNA updated its Facebook post to say all but one of the eggs had hatched. "We couldn't take the chanc...

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  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (VRX) Cut to
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (VRX) Cut to "Underweight" at JPMorgan Chase & Co

The stock increased 0.51% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $19.83. Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. Barclays Plc accumulated 31,256 shares. (NYSE:W). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 0% or 1,179...

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  • Health dept reports 'substantial' drop in firecracker-related injury
Health dept reports 'substantial' drop in firecracker-related injury

On Jan. 1, a 68 percent reduction in the number of firecracker-related injuries, which is also the lowest in history, was recorded by the DOH, exceeding the 50 percent decrease due to firecracker ban that was established before the start of injuries surveillance.

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  • Roy Moore suffers setback as court backs rival Doug Jones in Alabama
Roy Moore suffers setback as court backs rival Doug Jones in Alabama

Late Wednesday, Moore's campaign called for the certification of the results to be postponed pending a "thorough investigation of potential election fraud". "This is not a Republican or Democrat issue as election integrity should matter to everyone", Moore said. Did Roy Moore concede after the certification of the election? On election night,...

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  • 450 protesters arrested over 3 days in Tehran
450 protesters arrested over 3 days in Tehran

State TV reported that six people were killed during an attack on a police station in the town of Qahdarijan. At least five people were killed Monday in protests in Isfahan province, according to Iran's state-run Asriran news agency. It said all three were shot by hunting rifles, which are common in the Iranian countryside. Unemployment and i...

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  • Winning €38.9 million EuroMillions ticket was bought in Dublin
Winning €38.9 million EuroMillions ticket was bought in Dublin

A spokesperson for the National Lottery confirmed the victor, who purchased the ticket on the day of the draw, has come forward. The winning store will be contacted today. Spokesperson Miriam Donohoe says even if the victor comes forward today - they will have a little wait for the cash. [.] This is a valuable piece of paper.

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  • China bans Ivory sales in the country
China bans Ivory sales in the country

China's complete ban on ivory trade went into effect on Sunday, officials said, a major step forward in Beijing's efforts to rein in what was once the world's largest market for illegal ivory. China has always been a major market for ivory but has been gradually restricting its sale and import over recent years. Plans to bring in such a ban were an...

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  • Nine killed in latest crackdown on Iran protests
Nine killed in latest crackdown on Iran protests

The protests drew global attention as activists began posting photos and videos of the demonstrations to social media. . RFE/RL could not verify the authenticity of the video, but the Voice of America (VOA) identified the victims as Hamzeh Lashni and Hossein Reshno.

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  • McLeod's Forecast: Cold Air Making a Return
McLeod's Forecast: Cold Air Making a Return

Louis Lambert International Airport at 3:51 a.m at Latitude: 38.75°N, Longitude: 90.37°W - Elevation 604 feet. New Year's Day will be partly sunny with a slight chance of rain and freezing rain in the morning. Tuesday: Mostly sunny and cold, high near 28. Monday night is predicted to be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 20s. Tonight: ...

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  • Trump Accuses Former Clinton Aide of Failing to Follow Security Protocols
Trump Accuses Former Clinton Aide of Failing to Follow Security Protocols

USA media reported on Friday that the State Department released thousands of emails from Abedin found on the laptop of her husband, former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner. In 2013, Yahoo was hacked, and the company said in a statement that "all Yahoo user accounts were affected" by the theft. Ethics experts said Comey's actions appeared to be...

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  • Twins born in different years in California
Twins born in different years in California

The delivering doctor, Seyed Tamjidi, said, "I've been in the practice for nearly 30 plus years". The last baby of 2017 and the first baby of 2018 born in Kern County, CA, were twins, according to hospital staff. The twins were born nearly 4 weeks early. 'It was definitely a surprise! The family said they felt "humbled and blessed". "But then...

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  • Chrissy Teigen Has Made Her Instagram and Twitter Private
Chrissy Teigen Has Made Her Instagram and Twitter Private

The "political junkie" tweeted a photo set of Luna in an Alice in Wonderland and hot dog costume as well as a SnapChat screenshot of Teigen using the pizza emoji to support her claim of the family being linked to Pizzagate . What does a hot dog symbolize? "Thank you, Twitter , for verifying somebody who is essentially accusing me (with pictur...

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  • Big earnings continue as Tiger Zinda Hai collects over Rs270 crore
Big earnings continue as Tiger Zinda Hai collects over Rs270 crore

Both the movies failed to boost any business at the box office. Tiger Zinda Hai's box-office collection on day 11 showed huge a huge trend. Indian Express film critic Shubhra Gupta had given it an average review and had also compared it to Malayalam film Take Off, which was also based on the same situation regarding Indian nurses stranded in Ir...

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  • Bodies of Table Mountain climbers retrieved
Bodies of Table Mountain climbers retrieved

The African News Agency says the three climbers were using ropes when they fell and two died when they hit the ground. Shortly after 22:15, Marais said the sole survivor, the woman, was being brought down by the cable vehicle. According to Table Mountain Cableway, the service - which takes thousands of people up and down the mountain every day - ...

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  • 12 injured as fire burns through building in the Bronx
12 injured as fire burns through building in the Bronx

While none of the casualties is thought to be in life-threatening condition, further details of the injuries are not known. One woman ran down the hall banging on doors to try and get her neighbors out. This fire comes just days after 12 people were killed at 2363 Prospect Ave.in The Bronx - the city's deadliest fire in more than a quarter-century.

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  • LA Man Arrested In Deadly Swatting Call In Kansas
LA Man Arrested In Deadly Swatting Call In Kansas

She said her son plays video games, and though she has talked to him about internet safety before, they had another discussion. Finch was unarmed, and the officer who shot him has been put on paid administrative leave while the incident is being investigated.

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  • FBI Russia probe helped by Australian diplomat tip-off
FBI Russia probe helped by Australian diplomat tip-off

Republican lawmakers have questioned how heavily the Federal Bureau of Investigation relied on the dossier for the Russian Federation probe and for a secret surveillance warrant obtained in September 2016 against Carter Page, another Trump campaign adviser.

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  • Childhood obesity epidemic fueled by sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks, campaigners warn
Childhood obesity epidemic fueled by sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks, campaigners warn

Instead they should choose two low-sugar low-calorie snacks such as small pots of yoghurt, kid-sized malt loaf, crackers or rice cakes. Public Health England said on average children are eating at least three unhealthy snacks or sugary drinks a day, and called for parents to buy snacks of no more than 100 calories at a time as part of its...

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  • German Political Leader Under Police Investigation Over Tweets About Muslim Rape Gangs
German Political Leader Under Police Investigation Over Tweets About Muslim Rape Gangs

The attacks, allegedly carried out by men with migrant backgrounds, sparked outrage across Germany amid tensions over the arrival of 1.1million refugees in 2015. Fellow members of the populists party lamented what they called "censorship attempts" by the social media and the federal government, referring to a new law that came into effect in the ne...

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  • Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change
Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change

At the moment though, writes Reza Marashi, research director for NIAC, "these protests more closely resemble a continuation of Iran's long-standing civil rights movement rather than an attempt to overthrow the government". He accused Iran of "numerous violations of human rights", adding it "has now closed down the internet so that peaceful demo...

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  • South Korea offers Winter Olympic talks to North Korea
South Korea offers Winter Olympic talks to North Korea

Kim said that rather than encouraging USA measures that "threaten the security and peace of the Korean peninsula", Seoul should instead respond to overtures from the North, and "stop nuclear war exercises with foreign forces". North Korean participation in the Games has always been a hope of South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Moon proposed Red ...

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