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Thousands of Indonesians again protest Trump's Jerusalem move

Thousands of Indonesians again protest Trump's Jerusalem move

If the US vetoes the resolution, the Arabs would seek a similar resolution in the UN General Assembly, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki told a pre-dawn news conference in Cairo. Alyssa Farah, the vice president's press secretary, said in a statement, "It's unfortunate that the Palestinian Authority is walking away again from an opportunity to discuss the future of the region, but the Administration remains undeterred in its efforts to help achieve peace between Israelis and ... Read More

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UK's Anti-Doping Allows Tyson Fury to Resume Boxing Career

UK's Anti-Doping Allows Tyson Fury to Resume Boxing Career

Fury has not fought since November 2015 when he caused a major upset by defeating Wladimir Klitschko in Germany to win the IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight titles. But a loophole to box with an Irish licence was shut down earlier this year when Mel Christle, the Boxing Union of Ireland president, told Sky Sports: "The protocol is that the BBBofC is, like the BUI, affiliated to the [European Boxing Union] and the World Boxing Council". Read More

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Abu Dhabi authorities revealed as buyers of $450m 'Leonardo painting'

Abu Dhabi authorities revealed as buyers of $450m 'Leonardo painting'

The Saudi Arabian embassy in Washington, D.C., says that a painting by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for $450 million at an auction in NY was purchased by a member of the royal family on behalf of a museum in the United Arab Emirates. The identity of the owner and ultimate destination of the artwork plays a big role in whether the sale is taxed. The painting, which depicts Jesus Christ holding a glass ball in one hand, was sold at Christie's by Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev on ... Read More

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Senior UN Official in North Korea for Talks

Senior UN Official in North Korea for Talks

Both the UN delegation and the North Korean representatives acknowledged that Feltman's visit contributed to deepening the understanding between North Korea and the UN Secretariat, and both sides agreed to maintain communications through visits at different levels on a regular basis in the future, North Korea's state-owned news agency added. Read More

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Concealed carry bill is risky

Concealed carry bill is risky

Number two, her tweet ignores the fact that concealed carry permit holders are among the most law-abiding of law-abiding citizens. The House approved the bill Wednesday largely along party lines. "They're going to be a million people here in about three weeks, and that would be perfectly legal even if it was against NY state law". More than five million members strong, NRA continues to uphold the Second Amendment and advocates enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to ... Read More

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Same-sex marriage bill looks set to pass Parliament

Same-sex marriage bill looks set to pass Parliament

Members of the LGBT community fought for the equality of marriage in Australia for decades. "It is now part of Australian law", an elated Mr Turnbull said. As opposed to a union between a man and a woman, the same-sex marriage bill recognises marriage as simply "a union between two people". "This Parliament, when we passed the marriage equality law, is not a gift from us to LGBTIQ Australians, equality is never a gift to be given". Read More

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During Trump inaugural, Flynn greenlighted nuclear project with Russian Federation

During Trump inaugural, Flynn greenlighted nuclear project with Russian Federation

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. Flynn, who pleaded guilty last week to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was communicating with former business associates "within minutes" of Trump's inauguration, according to the letter - reassuring them Russian investments would soon be available as the ... Read More

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UAE denies Yemeni rebel missile targeted its nuclear reactor

UAE denies Yemeni rebel missile targeted its nuclear reactor

Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television has quoted sources in former President Ali Abdullah Saleh's party as confirming he had been killed. Saleh was once allied with the rebel Houthis, a Shiite group linked with Iran. Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh waves to supporters in Sanaa, Yemen, before his ouster in 2011. United Nations humanitarian affairs chief Mark Lowcock said on Friday that the Saudi-led military coalition must fully lift its blockade on Yemen, where 7 or 8 million are "right on ... Read More

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England land Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in 2018 World Cup draw

England land Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in 2018 World Cup draw

Hosts Russia are automatically in pot one and Southgate, has admitted he has not envisaged an ideal group scenario. "It could help. We've got to get that period of training and recovery and freshness right". The away kit, which features a St George's cross on the shirt, comes with white shorts and red socks. "It's nothing like it was in Brazil (in 2014) where the trip to Manaus was a six-hour flight - that is significant travel". Read More

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Israeli missile targets military base near Damascus

Israeli missile targets military base near Damascus

On October 16th, the army Air Defense intercepted Israeli aircrafts which penetrated the Syrian airspace near the Lebanese borders and directly hit one of them. Earlier, in November, the Israel Defense Forces shot down a drone over the Syrian Golan Heights. This military facility has never been confirmed by anybody as actually belonging to Iran, but Israeli outlets played that narrative up as part of the "Iranian threat". Read More

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Michael Flynn makes perp walk, says he's cooperating with special counsel

Michael Flynn makes perp walk, says he's cooperating with special counsel

We hope that the cooperation of General Flynn that Special Counsel has secured as a part of this plea agreement extends to Flynn's cooperation with our committee, as his testimony could greatly advance our efforts. The Obama administration, in a rare step that shocked its Middle East ally, planned to abstain on the motion rather than veto it as had been done in the past. Read More

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Plan discussed to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Plan discussed to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). President Donald Trump smiles at Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after he was sworn in in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington , Feb. "They engaged in a foreign leader visit and are continuing to work together to close out what we've seen to be an incredible year". Mr Tillerson's relationship with the president is thought to have been strained after reports emerged that he had called Mr Trump a "moron" during a meeting at the Pentagon. Read More

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Shaking felt from DC to NYC from 5.1 quake in Delaware

Shaking felt from DC to NYC from 5.1 quake in Delaware

Widespread shaking was felt across much of South Jersey about 4:50 p.m. Thursday, after an quake was reported in Delaware. According to Delaware Emergency Management Agency, there are no reports of damages and injuries. The largest recorded event in DE occurred in 1973 and had an estimated magnitude of 3.8, according to the University of Delaware's geological survey. Read More

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27 million UK Uber customers affected by hack

27 million UK Uber customers affected by hack

So, on Wednesday, the regulators made a decision to form a task force to deal with the Uber breach , in which the company covered up the fact that hackers had stolen the details of 57 million users around the world. The letter also notes that Uber entered into a consent order with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in August 2017 in response to the company's privacy and data security standards. Read More

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