• Erdogan seeks to urge Muslim leaders into Jerusalem action

    Erdogan seeks to urge Muslim leaders into Jerusalem action

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    But bridging the gaps in a Muslim political community that includes arch rivals Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shia Iran will be a far from easy task, let alone announcing any concrete measures agreed between the 57 OIC member states. Under a long-standing global consensus, the fate of the city is to be determined in negotiations. The health ministry said that a fourth Palestinian young man, who was critically wounded by Israeli soldiers' gunfire near Ramallah after he tried to stab an Israeli ...
  • United Nations resolutions on N.Korea need to be fully…

    United Nations resolutions on N.Korea need to be fully…

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    Cho also warned that the North is "in the final stages of nuclear weaponization" and that it will "fundamentally alter the security landscape in the region and beyond" if the North is capable of putting a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • Joel Embiid gets last word after verbal altercation with Russell Westbrook

    Joel Embiid gets last word after verbal altercation with Russell Westbrook

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    The Thunder had jumped out to a 17-point lead with 5:45 remaining in the first half, but the Sixers fought their way back. However, Westbrook ultimately got the last laugh with a win and a spectacular triple-double. Steven Adams , my original key to the game if Embiid didn't end up playing due to back tightness, was nearly invisible on the court for the Thunder, finishing with five points, 11 rebounds, two assists, and a steal.
  • South Korea says North close to 'weaponization'

    South Korea says North close to 'weaponization'

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    If the North Koreans conduct an additional test of a nuclear bomb -- their seventh -- "I would say 70 percent", he said . "But North Korea must first refrain from any further provocations and take honest and meaningful actions toward denuclearization", the NSC spokesperson said.
  • RS adjourned over disqualification of Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar Ansari

    RS adjourned over disqualification of Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar Ansari

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    The Congress members rushed into the well forcing the Chairman to adjourn the House until 2.30 pm when the private members' business was to take place. Naidu said he has called the Leader of the Opposition to speak for a minute. Serious allegations have been levelled against the former Prime Minister, a former Army Chief and former diplomats, he said.
  • Is Earnings Growth Happening For Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK)?

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    Alaska Air Group, Inc . (NYSE: ALK ) by 3.1% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (NYSE: ALK ). Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Ltd invested 0.98% in Alaska Air Group, Inc . (NYSE: ALK ). Jane Street Limited Liability Co holds 26,275 shares.
  • Paul Manafort Is This Close to Getting Released from House Arrest

    Paul Manafort Is This Close to Getting Released from House Arrest

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    Manafort's release had been disputed by Russia special counsel Robert Mueller , whose team objected to a tentative agreement earlier this month after discovering that Manafort was "ghost-writing" an editorial that cast a favorable light on his work - with a colleague allegedly tied to Russian intelligence.
  • China prepares disputed Spratly and Paracel islands for war

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    In October and November, China deployed J-11B fighter jets and Y-8 transport aircraft to Woody Island, its military and administrative headquarters in the South China Sea, it added. Storage tunnels in the Subi Reef and Mischief Reef, both near the Spratlys, were also recently completed, adding to the network of existing underground structures on each reef, the report noted.
  • Canadian billionaire husband and wife found dead on Friday

    Canadian billionaire husband and wife found dead on Friday

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    He declined to offer details about the time or cause of death. Speaking to reporters in front of the home, Const. David Hopkinson said the victims' deaths are being treated as suspicious at this time. Apotex is a generic drug maker. Those include manufacturing and research facilities concentrated in the Toronto area as well as in Winnipeg. Police have not identified the two deceased people but CP24 has confirmed with two sources the deceased are Bernard (Barry) and Honey Sherman.
  • Grand jury report details final hours of Tim Piazza's life

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    The now-defunct Beta Theta Pi chapter and 26 fraternity members are facing charges in Piazza's death , ranging from involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault to furnishing alcohol to minors. The Grand Jury also recommends many changes, including stronger hazing laws. "If it takes eliminating these dens of depravity that won't reform their ways, then do it", Parks Miller said at a press conference.
  • Saudi king prioritizes economic reforms for coming year

    Saudi king prioritizes economic reforms for coming year

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    In a statement on Wednesday, Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said Israel might target Iranian military positions in Lebanon. Saudi Arabia was represented at this week's summit of Islamic countries in Istanbul that recognized East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine by its foreign minister, Adel al Jubeir, rather than the king, crown prince or another senior member of the ruling family.
  • Uber driver charged in rape of 16-year-old girl

    Uber driver charged in rape of 16-year-old girl

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    She said the driver allegedly raped her before dropping her off at her apartment complex. Police say they are investigating the bar that served the girl drinks and say employees there could face charges. According to police the girl appeared to be extremely intoxicated, police are now not aware of which bar the girl was drinking at but are still investigating as bar employees could face charges for serving a minor.
  • DOJ says no wrongdoing in release of Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's texts

    DOJ says no wrongdoing in release of Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's texts

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    The messages came into the public domain because the justice department is investigating the FBI's handling of its inquiry into Mrs Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state. Add Russia Investigation as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia Investigation news, video, and analysis from ABC News. "The determination was made that it is so we gave notice to their attorneys, we notified the committee and our goal, congressman, is to make sure that it's ...
  • Emily's List-Endorsed Candidate Will Exit House Race After Sexual Harassment Allegations

    Emily's List-Endorsed Candidate Will Exit House Race After Sexual Harassment Allegations

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    It's sad that "a vindictive, terminated employee's false allegations are enough for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) to decide not to support our promising campaign", Ramsey said in her Friday statement . "Because I wasn't a named party, I didn't have any opportunity to participate in its resolution". On their now-deleted endorsement page , the group noted that Hillary Clinton won the district by a narrow margin in 2016, leaving the district's current ...
  • Erdogan Says Turkey Seeking to Annul Trump Decision on Jerusalem at UN

    Erdogan Says Turkey Seeking to Annul Trump Decision on Jerusalem at UN

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    Trump also said he would put plans in motion to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, though he also signed a six-month waiver placing the move on hold. "With this decision, Israel was rewarded for all the terrorist activities it has carried out". East Jerusalem has been declared the capital of Palestine in a resolution adopted following the emergency summit.
  • European Union gives itself June deadline for deal on refugees

    European Union gives itself June deadline for deal on refugees

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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says European Union countries can not show only "selective solidarity" when it comes to dealing with migrants. Ms Merkel said: "We need solidarity not just in regulating and steering migration. After many months of letting the open wound fester, the backers of quotas made clear they want to move on and would vote on the broader reform of the bloc's asylum system by majority if no compromise acceptable for all is found by June on relocation.
  • Washington adds new conditions for visa waiver countries

    Washington adds new conditions for visa waiver countries

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    Dozens of countries, mostly in Europe, must meet additional security requirements for their citizens to continue to be allowed into the United States without a visa, the Department of Homeland Security said on Friday. The rules will also require airports that send travelers to the U.S.to effectively screen their own employees to keep out suspected terrorists. "Such proposals are restrictive for potential immigrants skilled people".
  • Tillerson: North Korea 'must earn its way back' to negotiations

    Tillerson: North Korea 'must earn its way back' to negotiations

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at an event on Tuesday that he and the White House have been preparing contingency plans for a potential internal collapse of North Korea. China's helping, Russia's not helping. TIllerson added, "militarily we are going to be prepared should something go wrong". "Those who disagree are subject to a broad range of repressions, including blackmail, the introduction of unilateral sanctions and direct meddling in their domestic affairs", TASS cited the ...
  • Tillerson walks back comments on preconditions for North Korea talks

    Tillerson walks back comments on preconditions for North Korea talks

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    The White House and State Department however stressed that the USA stance had not changed and insisted North Korea must first show a willingness to halt its nuclear and missile tests. The United Nations political affairs chief told senior North Korean officials during a visit to Pyongyang this week that there was an "urgent need to prevent miscalculations and open channels to reduce the risks of conflict", the world body said.
  • Trump judicial nominee struggles to answer basic legal questions at hearing

    Trump judicial nominee struggles to answer basic legal questions at hearing

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    Asked about to two basic abstention doctrines, Petersen offered that he was aware of them but was unable to describe their applications on a federal court. Now, if you're wondering how Petersen ended up with an appointment to a prestigious lifetime judgeship, it's probably not a coincidence that he and White House counsel Don McGahn - President Trump's top staffer overseeing judicial nominations - worked together for several years.
  • Snow expected to hamper Friday evening commute

    Snow expected to hamper Friday evening commute

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    The Genesee County 911 consortium page reports only a few vehicle crashes as well. The winter weather advisory will be in effect from 1 p.m.to 10 p.m. Expect a windy day, with gusts up to 30 miles per hour, and temperatures rebounding into the 30s. There is a chance for early morning rain on Monday , it looks to be mostly cloudy, and temperatures reach into the mid-50s.
  • Hydro One mourns loss of crew in crash, investigation continues

    Hydro One mourns loss of crew in crash, investigation continues

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    Clayton said the power workers had been in the area for about a week and the helicopter was being used to ferry workers to remote areas off the roadway so crews could perform repairs. "I then said to myself, "They're not coming out of this". She couldn't see the helicopter, nor could she see any smoke or fire, but she said she saw what looked like a piece of the helicopter in one of the trees.
  • Police Shoot Knifeman at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, Building Evacuated

    Police Shoot Knifeman at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, Building Evacuated

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    A knife-wielding man was shot by Dutch military police at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport Friday. Heavily armed military police, wearing body armour and ski masks, patrolled Schiphol for four hours while the man's bags were checked. The airport closed down for a short period of time but has since reopened but a section of the main plaza remains closed off. "Air traffic is experiencing no further consequences".
  • Strong quake hits Indonesia's Java, at least one casualty

    Strong quake hits Indonesia's Java, at least one casualty

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    Java, Indonesia's most densely populated island, is home to more than half of its 250 million people. The quake struck just before midnight local time today with people fleeing in panic as television screens showed heavy traffic on routes away from coastal areas.
  • Zevin Asset Management LLC Has $7.87 Million Position in AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

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    About 4.69 million shares traded. (NYSE: ABBV ) were released by: Fool.com and their article: "What to Expect From AbbVie Inc.in 2018" published on December 15, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Shelton Capital Management Buys DowDuPont Inc, Franklin Resources Inc, AbbVie ..." with publication date: November 29, 2017.
  • Mnangagwa delays announcing his vice presidents, Muchinguri becomes Zanu-PF chairperson

    Mnangagwa delays announcing his vice presidents, Muchinguri becomes Zanu-PF chairperson

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    Breaking into cheers and song, Zimbabwe's ruling party on Friday sealed the fate of Robert Mugabe, a man they had revered for decades but removed from power in dramatic scenes last month. Party and government officials have refused to comment on speculation in privately owned newspapers and on social media that Mnangagwa is likely to make military chief General Constantine Chiwenga one of his deputies, as a reward for spearheading the de facto coup that ended Mugabe's rule.
  • United Nations appalled at Iraq's latest mass hanging: spokeswoman

    United Nations appalled at Iraq's latest mass hanging: spokeswoman

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    In September, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Bin Ra'ad Al-Hussein condemned the Iraqi authorities for carrying out the death penalties against 42 prisoners convicted of terrorism. Meanwhile, another Minister, Yahya al-Nasseri, said in a statement that Thursday's death penalty "came late" as the detainees should have been executed "many years ago".
  • Subway bombing suspect faces federal charges

    Subway bombing suspect faces federal charges

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    Prosecutors filed a list of federal terrorism charges against the 27-year-old Tuesday. On Wednesday afternoon, two law enforcement officials told News 4 that Ullah had given authorities the password to his phone so they could search it for evidence.
  • German Social Democrats agree to talks with conservatives, but demand change

    German Social Democrats agree to talks with conservatives, but demand change

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    They accepted his recommendation, the source said. SPD's decision is of great importance after the so-called "Jamaica coalition" talks between the Union, the Free Democratic Party and the Greens failed, leading to Merkel's worst political crisis as no new government could be formed for the time being since the September 24 German federal elections.
  • Marco Polo del Nero

    Marco Polo del Nero

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    With the trial of the three South American powerbrokers at the heart of the FIFA-gate scandal winding up in NY, one of the recurrent names in the prosecutor's case and the defendants submissions has been that of Del Nero. The American investigation into Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption largely focuses on marketing and broadcast rights to tournaments and matches.
  • Magic's Aaron Gordon will play against the Trail Blazers

    Magic's Aaron Gordon will play against the Trail Blazers

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    In a season-high 26 minutes, Davis had 11 points, one off his season high, and five rebounds. We had opportunities and we didn't get quite the shots that we wanted to. Orlando's latest loss was notable for who didn't play. In the final seven minutes of the game, he made three free throws, two layups and one dunk ...
  • Jerusalem Should Rightly Be Capital Of Palestine - Najib

    Jerusalem Should Rightly Be Capital Of Palestine - Najib

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    Another striking emphasis about the USA was the statements from OIC states that the US should step away from its role in the peace process. He slammed the recognition by Trump of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as a "gift" to the "Zionist movement" as if he "were giving away an American city", adding that Washington no longer had any role to play in the Middle East peace process.
  • Angry worshippers lash out against President Trump across Muslim world

    Angry worshippers lash out against President Trump across Muslim world

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    However, Abbas remains an opponent of violence, saying it's counterproductive and that he might at some point order his security forces to contain protests. The Times Square protests - one of many held around the world - immediately followed news of the deadly clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in and around Jerusalem in the two days since Trump's announcement.
  • Anambra senatorial rerun: Umeh picks holes in court judgement

    Anambra senatorial rerun: Umeh picks holes in court judgement

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    Umeh, who is a former national chairman of APGA, and known to be in and out law courts for several cases in his political career, proceeded to the Anambra state Election Petition Tribunal to challenge Ekwunife's victory at the March 28, 2015 national assembly election.