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US Vetoes Resolution Rejecting Trump's Jerusalem Embassy Decision

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USA ambassador Nikki Haley says Trump has not taken a position on the region's borders. After a vote in the UNSC on a draft resolution on the status of Jerusalem on Monday, Wu Haitao, charge d'affaires of China's permanent mission to the United Nations, said the issue of Palestine is at the core of Middle East peace and a root-cause issue. Read More »

PM Modi to inaugurate Delhi Metro Magenta Line on December 25

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The full phase of Delhi Metro Magenta line is planned from Botanical Garden-Janakpuri West and had received safety approval by the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) last month. DMRC says it will take only 16 minutes to go to Kalkaji from Noida via Nehru Place. Since both Botanical Garden and Kalkaji Mandir are interchange stations, there will be significant reduction in travelling time between various destinations especially those on the Blue and Violet Lines. Read More »

Arab countries regret U.S. veto of United Nations resolution

Promoted by Egypt , the document won the support of 14 of the 15 members of the Council, but the U.S. ambassador used the veto right for the first time in six years to prevent the approval of the project. The resolution demanding an end to settlements was approved with 14 votes in favor and an abstention by former U.S. President Barack Obama's administration, which defied heavy pressure from Israel and Trump, who was then president-elect, for Washington to wield its veto. Read More »

Women's March co-founder denies covering up sexual assault

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Asmi Fathelbab, the alleged victim, told the Daily Caller website Sarsour body-shamed her, dismissed the allegations and called her a liar. The incidents allegedly date back to 2009, Fathelbab told The Daily Caller , explaining that a man who shared a residence within the building that the Arab American Association was located in began following her. Read More »

Houthis fire missile at Saudi capital, Riyadh

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The Houthis' Al Massira television channel, citing military sources, said they had targeted a large gathering of Saudi leaders. According to Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdussalam, the rebels allegedly fired a Volcano H-2 ballistic missile towards the al-Yamama royal palace. Read More »

Train derails onto interstate in Washington state, injuries reported

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In 2014, a judge dismissed the city's case. "Wow this train is fast". The National Transportation Safety Board, for its part, says it is opening an investigation into the incident and sending a team to the site Monday. The maximum speed the Amtrak Cascades trains can travel is 79 miles per hour, she said. Speed signs are posed just before an approaching curve and two miles before a speed zone change, her email stated. Read More »

Trump hails terror tip-off that saved 'thousands' in Russian Federation

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That has been complicated by USA allegations - denied by Russian Federation - that the Kremlin meddled in last year's US presidential election to help Trump win. FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017. Read More »

Prince Harry, Barack Obama rekindle bromance before delightful interview

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Prince Harry later confessed: "You're excited about this and I'm nervous about it, that's what's quite amusing", to which Mr Obama replied: "I will interview you if you want". Kensington Palace said the chat, part of Harry's guest editorship of the show, was recorded in Toronto in September during the Invictus Games. Despite how the interview will be condensed into 20 minutes, the full 40-minute version will still be unleashed as a podcast following the first broadcast on December 27, ... Read More »

Sydney man charged with brokering North Korea missile sales

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North Korea has been developing cyber capabilities as trade sanctions and a debilitated domestic economy make it hard to invest in conventional military capabilities, said Tom Uren, a visiting fellow at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute's International Cyber Policy Centre. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court

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Maryam Nawaz - daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif - has been named among the top 11 powerful women of the world in a 2017 ranking issued by a United States publication. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president said that sitting PM was ousted in a second over baseless allegations, continuing, " We had taken to streets for restoration of judiciary but now, we have to launch movement to safe justice". Read More »

Hawe family inquest begins in Cavan

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THE mother of the tragic Hawe family was found face down on the sofa with injuries to her head and neck while her sons were found dead in their beds, an inquest has heard . Dr Flanagan also said that under the law the inquest was precluded from questioning civil or criminal liability. He described how he had supervised the examination of the scene, liaising with the technical unit at Bailieborough Station. Read More »

Wolf Vetoes Senate Abortion Bill

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The 20-week limit would have kept in place exceptions under current law for when a mother's life or well-being is at risk. In her case, a routine ultrasound five months into her pregnancy revealed a disorder where her baby never developed an airway or trachea. Read More »

Trump assails FBI leadership, touts loyalty to police

The question is whether members of the present investigative team, if they were involved in anti-Trump activities during the presidential campaign, can be objective in the current investigation. In May 2016, Trump's oldest son Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian banker who had ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin and had reached out to the campaign offering a message from Putin. Read More »

Two militants killed in Shopian encounter

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It has been learnt that on Monday evening the troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police surrounded a house on a tip off. As such the joint team of forces intensified the searches and fired some warning shots towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire triggering off a gunfight. Read More »

Fire engulfs shop, kills 12 people

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Two other workers suffered injury. Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the fire, which gutted the workshop area and the shop itself. The ground floor covers an area of about 1,800 feet. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze was brought under control after about three hours. Read More »

Kevin de Bruyne and Fernandinho close to new deals for Man City

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Whilst confronting for a ball on the touchline, the Belgian got pulled up by the officials. City also want it sorted before the World Cup , especially as the 26-year-old's burgeoning reputation grows amid a brilliant season. "I cannot say. But if you think what Neymar and Kylian Mbappé are being paid, you can picture". City do not foresee any problems over negotiations as De Bruyne is settled in Cheshire with his family and keen to stay at the club longer. Read More »

McMaster: We need to act urgently to stop North Korea

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Citing foreign media reports, including Newsweek's coverage of a poll that found almost two-thirds of US citizens were against going to war with North Korea, the state-run outlet called on Trump and his administration to rescind their threat to forcefully disarm supreme leader Kim Jong Un's nuclear and ballistic arsenal, which has continued to grow despite increased USA -led diplomatic, economic and military pressure. Read More »

Munster maul Tigers to take Euro command

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What us the Munster team to play Leicester? Peter O'Mahony stole a lineout, allowing Conor Murray to cut through the defence easily, with fellow Lion CJ Stander bundling over from close range. Munster had 62 per cent of the possession in that opening half and they got their reward three minutes after the restart. Dan Cole was a one-man penalty machine, coughing up five in the first half before referee Raynal exhausted of his antics and sent the England prop to the sin-bin. Read More »

Stephanie McMahon announces women's only Royal Rumble match

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Suddenly, the rest of the Raw Women's Division, including Alexa Bliss who hadn't been featured at all during the show, ran down to put the Absolution in their place. There are a lot of questions, but regardless this is exciting news . He announced that he is a part of the Royal Rumble tonight during his usual in-ring concert. Read More »

Japan to expand ballistic missile defence with ground-based Aegis batteries

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Japan's Cabinet approved the introduction of two Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defence batteries, adding to its existing two-layered defence against North Korea's growing missile and nuclear weapons threat. Japan's Defense Ministry is seeking a record-high 5.26 trillion yen ($48 billion) budget for the fiscal year beginning next April to add missile interceptors alongside other military equipment. Read More »

U.S. vetoes United Nations draft rejecting Trump Jerusalem move

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A UN Security Council resolution calling for the withdrawal of Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has been backed by every council member except the United States, which used its veto. Weinstein now echoes Israel's archenemies, Obama & Co., in suggesting that President Trump should have exacted "needed concessions from Israel on various settlements" (which is the word leftists use to describe homes built on Israeli land) and "to force the PA (Palestinian Authority) ... Read More »

Man shot by MPD expected to survive

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The Minneapolis Police Departments didn't provide details in confirming on its Twitter account that a shooting happened late in the business day. The man, who was being interviewed by the Minneapolis Police Department, started hurting himself with an "edged weapon", Fox 9 reported . Read More »

Indian Railways to offer discounts similar to airlines and hotels

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Stressing on "sweating" of rail assets to use it to its fullest capacity, Goyal said, "I have thought to sweat the assets of railways, the way in which it is carried out in airlines". "In the same way I want the railway rakes to be utilised to full capacity", he said. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal asked the railway employees to think out of the box to enable game-changing reforms and bring about transformational results. Read More »

Valverde: Clasico Will Not Decide La Liga

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It was the ideal result ahead of facing fierce rivals Real Madrid , whose league game with Leganes was postponed due to their participation in the Club World Cup. Barca have hit the woodwork 26 times already this term, with Messi responsible for 14 of those after three more unsuccessful attempts. "Fortunately, apart from hitting the post we're also scoring goals". Read More »

Twitter suspends white nationalists under new rules

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United Kingdom political leaders including Prime Minister Theresa May swiftly condemned Trump for sharing the videos with his millions of followers. It is also broadening existing policies meant to reduce threatening content, to include imagery that glorifies or celebrates violent acts. The account of far-right group Britain First, a small group that regularly posts inflammatory videos purporting to show Muslims engaged in acts of violence, was among the first to go dark. Read More »

Turnbull reshuffle: Barnaby Joyce dumps talented colleague Darren Chester

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced a refreshed line-up to take the coalition government into 2018, including two new portfolios. "Secondly, as the minister responsible for domestic national security legislation since 2013, he's undertaken the most comprehensive reforms of our national security laws to keep Australians safe". Read More »