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Washington freezes $125 million funds for Palestinian refugees

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The threats are clear financial and political blackmail aimed at twisting the arm of the Palestinians in order to make them accept the US demands to end the conflict with Israel , observers said. Israel considers all of Jerusalem as its indivisible capital, while Palestinians want the eastern part of the city - which Israel captured in a 1967 war - as a future capital for their own independent state. Read More »

Change of govt inevitable in Tripura: Amit Shah

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Nearly after a month since the PM visited Shillong on December 16, Amit Shah paid his second to the hillstate whereby he addressed a public rally at Tikrikilla in West Garo Hills. "Seeing the huge gathering here, I can realise that the change has become inevitable in this state". Speaking at a rally at Kulai in Dhalai district, Shah said the mammoth turnout showed the people were looking for a change after over two decades of Left rule. Read More »

Kane brace fires Tottenham past AFC Wimbledon

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The player needs to choose to stay here, you can not force the player to stay here. 'That's why it's important to work together and try to achieve all we want. "It is a lot of examples that it is so, so tough to keep your best player if the player says he wants to leave". "I think it is a massive example or massive point to show how this business is, how hard it is for the clubs to keep their best players", Pochettino said of the Coutinho transfer. Read More »

Grigor Dimitrov Leaps Over Net to Help Injured Opponent Kyle Edmund

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Top seed and defending champion Grigor Dimitrov moved into the semi-finals of the season-opening Brisbane International after seeing off a courageous challenge from an injured Kyle Edmund on Friday. "It's very unfortunate what happened". Edmund will now have the injury assessed before 2018's opening Grand Slam, which starts on January 15. "You don't want to ride out the highs too high because I know that there's going to be some periods this year where I'm going to be in some pretty ... Read More »

Man dead and woman injured after Stockholm metro station blast

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A 45-year-old woman has also been taken to hospital with injuries, according to reports . Police said fragment damages on the victims and findings at the scene indicated the explosive could be a hand grenade, possibly an old one. Police patrols have been stepped up in the area and investigations are taking place. "It is too early to say". According to a Swedish police report published a year ago, Sweden is the European country where criminal gangs use the most grenades, often from ... Read More »

China Says 32 People, Mostly Iranians, Missing After Oil Tanker Collision

An Iranian oil tanker carrying gas condensate collided with a Chinese cargo ship and exploded in the eastern coasts of China, Kasra Nouri, spokesman for the Iranian oil ministry, said January 7. Sanchi was carrying 150,000 tons, or almost 1 million barrels of condensate, a type of ultra-light oil, according to Chinese authorities. State media CCTV showed pictures of the tanker ablaze and billowing plumes of thick dark smoke. Read More »

Jake Tapper Cuts off Stephen Miller on CNN

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Mr. Wolff also repeated an assertion in the book that many in the White House had talked about the possible invocation of the 25th Amendment , a constitutional provision that permits a president's powers to be transferred to the vice president when the vice president and a majority of the cabinet or a body created by Congress conclude that the president is incapable of performing his duties. Read More »

Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: Yogi, Siddaramaiah engage in Twitter war

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CM Adityanath had also reached out to the central government and asked Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh to ask other states to procure potato from UP. Mr. Adityanath had made the same association to Ramayana, when he addressed a similar election rally at Hubballi on December 22. If he (Siddaramaiah) is a Hindu, why did he and the Congress party oppose the bill?. Read More »

Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards

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Trump ended his tweet on the subject. Trump has spent the past several days railing against Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" as a "Fake Book" and inserting himself in an on-air dispute between White House aide Stephen Miller and "CNN flunky" Jake Tapper. Read More »

Steve Bannon Apologizes For Anti-Trump Comments in Michael Wolff Book

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Aside from his Roy Moore endorsement campaign disaster in Alabama, Bannon's ultimate misstep was granting Michael Wolff access to the White House which made the provocative book, Fire and Fury , possible. "That's kind of why he does it". CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who said Trump was "completely fit" to lead the country, said he paused before answering because it was such "a ludicrous question". Read More »

No relief until Tuesday as Sydney swelters in 47.3 degree heat

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In Queensland, temperatures are forecast for a high of 32 degrees for the rest of the week. Penrith sweltered under what was the highest temperature ever recorded in the Greater Sydney region, on a day of baking heat that saw global tennis cancelled and residents flock to the beach in droves. Read More »

Malaysia approves new search for missing airliner

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The Malaysia Airlines jet disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people - mostly from China - on board en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, triggering one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries. Norwegian research vessel Seabed Constructor, leased by Ocean Infinity for the search, set off from South Africa this month for the southern Indian Ocean , where MH370 is believed to have disappeared. Read More »

U.S. border guards searched 60 percent more devices in 2017

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US Customs and Border Patrol searched more phones and laptops at the border in 2017 - 30,200 devices total . According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, US border authorities searched a record number of cellphones and other devices at USA points of entry previous year. Read More »

Tamil Nadu: High Court asks bus strikers to resume services

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A temporary driver roped in to fill in for striking road transport corporation bus operator in Tirupur rammed the vehicle into a house. "The department will incur an additional expenditure of Rs 1000 crore per annum", he said, urging the unions to call off their strike. Read More »

'Fearless' astronaut John Young dies at 87

He was 87 and died late Friday of complications from pneumonia, the space agency said. He flew into space twice during NASA's Gemini program in the mid-1960s, twice on the Apollo lunar missions and twice on space shuttles in the 1980s. He commanded Gemini 10, the first mission to rendezvous with two other spacecraft during a single flight. In 1981, meanwhile, he commanded the first space shuttle flight. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation accuses Missouri man who stopped train of being white supremacist

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The conductor and others subdued Wilson, then held him and waited for deputies. Wilson's train had been traveling from Sacramento, Calif., to St. Louis, Mo., with almost 200 passengers on board. The FBI says they found Wilson in the engineer's seat, " playing with the controls ". When the Federal Bureau of Investigation spoke with Wilson's roommate, he told the Federal Bureau of Investigation that Wilson had a secret panel behind the refrigerator, NTV reports. Read More »

SBI may revise minimum balance amount, penalty in savings A/Cs

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SBI had earlier defended the charging of penalties, saying that it was meagre compared to services it provided. It may be noted that that the SBI garnered through fines was more than lender's net profit of Rs 1,581.55 crore in July-September quarter and almost half of the Rs 3,586 crore profit in April-September period. Read More »

Fodder scam: Lalu Yadav pleads for minimum punishment on health grounds

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The RJD leader also said that he was suffering from a bladder infection. Lalu Yadav was convicted on December 23 and was sent to Birsa Munda central jail. The quantum of punishment was to be announced on 3 January, but it was postponed due to a condolence meeting held that day to mourn the death of two lawyers, a CBI advocate had told The Times of India . Read More »

Amid Calls from Trump, FBI Renews Questions Over Clinton Foundation

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His role began in February 2016, following his appointment as deputy director and three months after his wife, Jill McCabe, lost her bid for a state Senate seat. There were also concerns within the Justice Department about the close proximity to the election, CNN reported at the time. U.S. media outlets including the New York Times in recent years have scrutinised the Clinton Foundation. Read More »

Trump slams FBI, Clinton for 'garbage' dossier

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Lindsey Graham are recommending that Christopher Steele , the author of the infamous "Trump dossier", be investigated by the Justice Department. "I'll continue to stand strong against any efforts to undermine Special Counsel Mueller's investigation, as well as the ongoing congressional investigations", Feinstein said. Read More »

Trump ready to punish Iran's elite guard unit

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The protests moved from outer cities into Iran's capital city, Tehran . "Their trigger seems to be widespread disgruntlement, worsened by recent price hikes and slashing of subsidies, over the country's economic performance, which, despite a number of marquee deals and recovering oil sales since the 2015 nuclear deal , has failed to significantly redress issues of unemployment, corruption, and income inequality". Read More »

China tightens North Korea trade restrictions under United Nations sanctions

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China claims that no Chinese oil was exported to North Korea from Beijing in November, a fact meant to illustrate China's willingness to get tough with its unruly client state, although some observers point out that Chinese oil suppliers might also have grown exasperated with North Korea's failure to pay for its oil imports. Read More »

Full list of Sears and Kmart stores that are closing

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The good news for Berkshire County Sears aficionados is that only one of the stores slated for closure on the most recent list is located in MA, a Sears outlet in Burlington. Liquidation sales are slated to start as early as Friday. More than 1,000 stores have closed nationwide in recent years, including approximately 250 locations last year. Read More »

Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Iran protests

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The U.S. called on Tuesday for such a session, but council members could insist on a vote before taking up the topic, and it would take nine of the 15 votes to go forward. The CIA declined to comment. US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said this week that Washington was seeking emergency sessions on Iran at the United Nations in NY and at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Read More »