• Jerusalem Holy Site Closed in Protest
Jerusalem Holy Site Closed in Protest

The church, where Jesus is believed to have been crucified, buried and resurrected, is one of Christianity's holiest sites. He said other cities follow similar practices worldwide. He stresses churches themselves are exempt, with the changes only affecting establishments like "hotels, halls and businesses" owned by them. The Trump administrat...

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  • Israel blames F-16 downing in Syria operation on 'pilot error'
Israel blames F-16 downing in Syria operation on 'pilot error'

The images show two hangars, 30 by 20 yards each, believed to store both short range and medium range missiles . According to the Syrian outlet, the facility itself is a "training camp of the regime's Special Forces" and the buildings in question are not a missile warehouse, mosque, or dining hall but rather a garage for army vehicles.

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  • Stephen Colbert Asks Omarosa Why We Will Not Be Okay Under Trump
Stephen Colbert Asks Omarosa Why We Will Not Be Okay Under Trump

Hicks, until recently, served as Donald Trump's White House Communications Director - and made headlines this week when she announced her resignation following a dust-up with the president over comments she made to the House Intelligence Committee, indicating that she told "white lies" for the administration.

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  • PA students rally against bullying on Pink Shirt Day
PA students rally against bullying on Pink Shirt Day

The focus this year is cyber bullying, something grade 12 slam poet Victoria Croden is passionate about. Albertans are also encouraged to post their pink-shirt pictures to social media using #PinkShirtDay. The program was introduced in a pilot project with 120 parents a year ago. School board chair Laura Dixon said the event is just another veh...

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  • Saudi king replaces military chiefs in major shake-up
Saudi king replaces military chiefs in major shake-up

The major political and military shake-up also saw First Lieutenant General Fayyad bin Hamed al-Ruwayli become the new chief of staff, as well as the appointment of several new deputy ministers and deputy governors. A member of the Saudi forces stands to attention during a visit by Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah at the Saudi-led coalition milit...

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  • UEFA announce changes to Champions League & Europa League in boost to Liverpool
UEFA announce changes to Champions League & Europa League in boost to Liverpool

That means Spain , England, Italy and Germany get four, France and Russian Federation two, and Portugal, Ukraine, Belgium, Turkey one team automatically in the group stage. No one nation can have more than five teams in the group stage. There will be preliminary rounds in both the Champions League and Europa League prior to their respect...

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  • Carson Busted Spending $165K For Lavish Office Furniture
Carson Busted Spending $165K For Lavish Office Furniture

Carson did not know about the furniture purchase beforehand but does not intend to return the furniture, a HUD spokesperson told the New York Times . The dining set, in the secretary's dining room at HUD headquarters, was replaced because it was in a state of disrepair, according to a department official.

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  • Fox Hosts Forced To Admit CNN Didn't Script Town Hall Questions
Fox Hosts Forced To Admit CNN Didn't Script Town Hall Questions

The theory, initially promoted by fringe right-wing blogs and pundits who claimed CNN barred him from the event because's "pro-gun", was soon after picked up by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who interviewed the younger Haab as he described how CNN tried to write his questions for him before he declined to take part in the town hall .

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  • Clueless Star Stacey Dash Running For Congress
Clueless Star Stacey Dash Running For Congress

The actress and outspoken Republican filed paperwork Monday to run in California's 44th district, which is now represented by Democrat Nanette Barragán. And it appears that debating skills are going to be at the centre of her new role too as it was announced yesterday that she would be entering the world of politics .

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  • White House says talks with North Korea must result in abandoning nukes
White House says talks with North Korea must result in abandoning nukes

Speaking about the North Korean issue, trump also praised China's actions in regard to implementation of the United Nations worldwide sanctions against Pyongyang. However this was before the February 1996 issue date of this newly-discovered passport. Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, told one of his ...

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  • North Korea Providing Supplies For Chemical Weapons In Syria
North Korea Providing Supplies For Chemical Weapons In Syria

U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood, however, said: "Clearly there has been a history of a relationship between North Korea and Syria with regard to missile activity". Earlier in 2013, Syria signed onto the Chemical Weapons Convention and declared that it had given up its chemical weapons stocks. Accoding to Nauert, Washington believe...

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  • Russians compromised election systems in seven US states
Russians compromised election systems in seven US states

Officials from other states cited in the report likewise told NBC that they didn't believed their systems had been breached, but some questioned why federal officials didn't inform them of a suspected breach. Homeland Security again says there is no evidence Russian hacker successfully manipulated the 2016 presidential election. It's that reason, i...

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  • Donald Trump imperils United States' World Cup bid
Donald Trump imperils United States' World Cup bid

A little over three months are left when the 211 member nations of pre-tournament FIFA Congress will vote on the hosting rights of 2026 World Cup. The unified United States, Canada and Mexico bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup is in jeopardy of losing to Morocco , ESPN's Sam Borden reported Wednesday, citing high-ranking FIFA and continenta...

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  • SC basketball: Observations and analysis from overtime win against LSU
SC basketball: Observations and analysis from overtime win against LSU

A big three-pointer by freshman Tremont Waters in the final seconds of regulation tied the game at 72 and forced overtime. Martin was unhappy his team lost a 15-point second-half lead, but said winning is the most important thing. The Gamecocks led 62-47 with 8:08 to go. Four straight points pushed the lead for Carolina back to six but the Tige...

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  • Rain arrives tonight, flooding concerns return
Rain arrives tonight, flooding concerns return

Overall, the heaviest rain will likely fall Wednesday night through early Thursday, but during the day, Wednesday will be quite wet as well. A tornado also caused damage in Keiser in Mississippi County, where hundreds were still without power Sunday evening, officials said.

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  • United States cuts support for Cambodia government over democratic 'setbacks'
United States cuts support for Cambodia government over democratic 'setbacks'

In a statement, it said it was suspending or curtailing several Treasury, USAID and American military assistance programs that support Cambodia's military, taxation department or local authorities - all of which the White House said shared blame for recent instability.

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  • High Wind Advisory in Effect for Big Island
High Wind Advisory in Effect for Big Island

Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 16 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 22 miles per hour. Overnight lows will dip into the mid-20s to around 40. "Average highs are around 40-42° with average precipitation of 0.36" and average snowfall of 1.9". The best chance for light rain will be along and south of 460.

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  • 15 killed, 40 injured in train collision in Egypt
15 killed, 40 injured in train collision in Egypt

The Ministry of Health provided the accident site with 30 ambulances to aid survivors. There was no immediate information on what caused the collision between a cargo train and a passenger train. That was the deadliest train crash in Egypt since a November 2013 collision between a train and a bus that killed 27 people south of Cairo. Past year he...

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  • World looks ahead to 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo
World looks ahead to 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo

These mascots will be used throughout the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The mascots themselves are two parts Powerpuff Girls with a gentle sprinkling of the Samurai Pizza Cats for good measure. Bridgestone's activities related to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 follow a limited debut activation around the Olympic Games Rio 2016. T...

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  • World rankings highlight University's global place
World rankings highlight University's global place

For the QS subject area "Accounting and Finance", the University of Auckland was ranked 41st in the world. "With the Commonwealth Games set to bring a wave of new visitors to the Gold Coast in the next month, it is also quite fitting that Griffith be showcased at this time as the number one university in Australia in the subject area of hospit...

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  • Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort pleads not guilty
Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort pleads not guilty

Manafort's trial date is now set for September 17. Gates pleaded guilty Friday to charges that he conspired to defraud the United States by hiding money that he and Manafort earned while working in Ukraine. "I can certainly understand the impulse to not let that go by without asserting your innocence", Jackson told Manafort, referring to Gates'...

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  • Children killed, wounded in Yemen air strike: United Nations
Children killed, wounded in Yemen air strike: United Nations

A UK-drafted resolution aimed at pressuring Iran over alleged weapons supplies to Yemeni fighters has failed at the UN Security Council. Eleven of the 15 states on the council voted in favor of the condemnation, however, Russian Federation was able to veto the resolution with its vote as it is one of the five permanent member of the Security Coun...

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  • Despite Lavish Lifestyle, Prince Mohammed bin Salman Calls Corruption 'Cancer'
Despite Lavish Lifestyle, Prince Mohammed bin Salman Calls Corruption 'Cancer'

The British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson , has attempted to quell widespread anger over the visit to the UK by the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohamed Bin Salman, by eulogising earlier today the reform initiatives introduced by the de facto ruler of the Kingdom.

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  • Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya passes away, PM Modi condoles seer's demise
Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya passes away, PM Modi condoles seer's demise

As the news of the passing away of the senior seer spread, thousands of people have gathered at the Mutt to get a last glimpse of the seer and to pay their respects. After a prolonged trial, he was finally acquitted in the case. His name came into controversy and he was arrested in 2004 for the involvement in the conspiracy of murdering the manag...

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  • Some 30 rough sleepers refused emergency shelter last night as temperatures plunged
Some 30 rough sleepers refused emergency shelter last night as temperatures plunged

If you spot someone sleeping rough in the cold conditions, there are a number of ways you can help. 'If you see someone rough sleeping on your way to work and you refer them to StreetLink that could make the difference between that person being found by one of our outreach teams and being brought inside or not - potentially saving their life'.

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