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Global Media Pope Francis appeals to respect Jerusalem's 'status quo'
Author: 0 Pope Francis appeals to respect Jerusalem's 'status quo'

Calling Jerusalem "also a sanctuary for Christians", Erdogan added that he would speak to Pope Francis about Trump's decision this evening or on Friday. The news that the Mr. Trump intends to move the US embassy, a process that could take several years, has brought strong protests not only from Palestinians but also from the Arab world and the European Union, who warn that the decision is likely to scuttle the peace process in the Middle East .

Global Media 1 dead, 250 injured as Israeli troops, Palestinians clash over Trump move
Author: 0 1 dead, 250 injured as Israeli troops, Palestinians clash over Trump move

The military says that a projectile exploded Thursday in southern Israel, in addition to two earlier ones launched from Gaza which fell short and landed in the Palestinian territory. The demonstrators burned posters of Mr. Trump and of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as American and Israeli flags. It is worth mentioning that, on Friday at night, the shot and injured a young Palestinian woman in her leg, near Ramallah city in central West Bank.

Global Media California wildfires forces release of racehorses in San Diego
Author: 0 California wildfires forces release of racehorses in San Diego

Approximately 25 racehorses are dead after a wildfire in northeast San Diego County engulfed eight barns at the San Luis Rey Downs training center in Bonsall, Calif., the California Horse Racing Board said Friday. Bloodhorse.com said Martine Bellocque suffered second and third degree burns to 50 per cent of her body as she tried to rescue her horses while Joe Herrick was also hospitalised with serious burns.

Global Media David Cassidy cut his daughter, actress Katie Cassidy, from his will
Author: 0 David Cassidy cut his daughter, actress Katie Cassidy, from his will

The "Partridge Family" star, who died last month at 67, left all of his assets to his son , Beau , according to documents obtained by The Blast . In fact, David confirmed to the publication in February 2017 that he was no longer in connection with his daughter. She was raised by her mother, with David telling People magazine in 2009, "Because I didn't raise her, I didn't have to parent her".

Global Media Liberia Supreme Court authorises presidential runoff with conditions
Author: 0 Liberia Supreme Court authorises presidential runoff with conditions

Banks noted that as important as the evidence was, the fraud and irregularities complained of and shown by the testimonies of the various witnesses were limited and did not indicate a widespread intentional gross conspiracy by NEC. The Inquirer published it under the caption: Runoff Or Re-run?... Citizens will breathe a sigh of relief at the 4-1 court ruling, which puts an end to weeks of tensions, but with no date set for the runoff and a planned mid-January transition drawing ever closer, ...

Global Media Voting under way in first phase of Gujarat assembly elections
Author: 0 Voting under way in first phase of Gujarat assembly elections

Polling, which began at 8 a.m., will end at 5 p.m. Of the 89 seats, 70 per cent are rural constituencies. There are a total of 24,689 polling booths. The poll narrative kept changing with issues such as the Ayodhya title suit, Gandhi's imminent elevation as Congress president and his visits to temples being raised by BJP leaders.

Global Media Warriors 6-0 on road trip for first time in franchise history
Author: 0 Warriors 6-0 on road trip for first time in franchise history

And thanks to a slow start from Durant's colleagues, the Warriors leaned on their 7-foot star to keep the team afloat against a rugged Detroit squad that issued Golden State a defeat at Oracle Arena earlier this season. The Warriors won the first and the last games of their road trip by four points apiece, but their average margin of victory in the four games in between was a dominant 18 points.

Global Media Tillerson: 'Very Good Opportunity' to Achieve Mideast Peace
Author: 0 Tillerson: 'Very Good Opportunity' to Achieve Mideast Peace

At a press conference held within the framework of the meeting of the NATO Foreign Ministers, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson highlighted Georgia's contribution to NATO's peace operations reaffirming that the U.S. SECRETARY TILLERSON: I'll save that for Minister Lavrov. "The whole world is against this", he said, adding that he had already told Tillerson how he felt and would reiterate it at the meeting at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation during the alliance's foreign ministers' ...

Global Media Palestine Criticizes US 'Illegal' Decision on Jerusalem, Calls for Withdrawal
Author: 0 Palestine Criticizes US 'Illegal' Decision on Jerusalem, Calls for Withdrawal

Trump, ignoring warnings from the worldwide community, announced on Wednesday that the USA was formally recognising Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and would begin the process of moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to the city. Russia's representative said: "We are working on a permanent settlement that guarantees the security of Israel and the establishment of a Palestinian state".

Global Media Franken resignation the right thing to do
Author: 0 Franken resignation the right thing to do

In a resignation speech Thursday, Franken said was "upset" by the allegations , which he called "not true". Franken continued: "I am proud that, during my time in the Senate, I have used my power to be a champion for women - and that I have earned a reputation as someone who respects the women I work alongside every day".

Global Media U.S. plan to move Israel embassy sign of 'failure', Iran's leader says
Author: 0 U.S. plan to move Israel embassy sign of 'failure', Iran's leader says

The statement said Trump's move was a "clear violation of worldwide resolutions" and that Jerusalem was "an inseparable part of Palestine". Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressed his anger over the decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem, threatening that Palestine will be "freed" and claiming that America was starting a "war in the region to protect the security of the Zionist regime".

Global Media US Olympic Chief Unfazed by Korea Tension, Vows to Bring Team
Author: 0 US Olympic Chief Unfazed by Korea Tension, Vows to Bring Team

She also said that if invited to the White House after the Olympics she would decline. Bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn of the United States hold the Stars and Stripes during the flower ceremony for the Women's super-G at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, Saturday, Feb.

Global Media SCOTUS allows travel ban 3.0 to take effect Blog Employer Law Report
Author: 0 SCOTUS allows travel ban 3.0 to take effect Blog Employer Law Report

Mooppan argued on behalf of the government that the latest travel ban should be considered on its own merits, and separately from statements Trump has made on social media or elsewhere that could be construed to be anti-Muslim. Several judges questioned Mooppan about the scope of the ban. This version is also permanent, with the administration saying countries can be removed from the order if they improve their information sharing with the USA on visa applicants.

Global Media Deputy Nat Sec Advisor To Leave White House
Author: 0 Deputy Nat Sec Advisor To Leave White House

Whereas, Kushner for his part said Powell would continue to play a central role in peace efforts. She has illustrated her savvy by getting out of the Trump White House on a high note, without a lot of enemies, while preserving her ability to influence the president from outside government.

Global Media Brandon Ingram hit 3-pointer to lift Lakers over 76ers
Author: 0 Brandon Ingram hit 3-pointer to lift Lakers over 76ers

The tempo slows down as the game goes on, and defenses are taking advantage of the Lakers moving to an isolation-based offense with little to no movement away from the ball. Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson each had 16 points for the Lakers, who blew a 16-point lead in the second half before ending a five-game losing skid.

Global Media Detaining Saakashvili requires observance of legal procedures - National police chief
Author: 0 Detaining Saakashvili requires observance of legal procedures - National police chief

Saakashvili received Ukrainian citizenship when he reinvented himself as a Ukrainian politician but was stripped of it by Poroshenko in July while overseas and is now stateless. The Ukrainian charges are unrelated to those Mr. Saakashvili faces in Georgia. Mr. Saakashvili is wanted in Georgia for alleged involvement in the violent dispersal of protesters and a raid on a private television station during his 2004-2013 presidency.

Global Media Eminem Blasts Crooked Cops, Shouts Out Kaepernick ... In New Track
Author: 0 Eminem Blasts Crooked Cops, Shouts Out Kaepernick ... In New Track

Mathers as he raps about race relations in the USA, police brutality , and the general state of the nation. In the punk rock-inspired track, Eminem , 45, raps, "Black boy, black boy, we ain't gonna lie to you/Black boy, black boy, we don't like the sight of you/Pull on the side of you/Window rolled down, profile".

Global Media Buy our gas, save your oil, Vladimir Putin tells Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Buy our gas, save your oil, Vladimir Putin tells Saudi Arabia

The Yamal facility aims to demonstrate the capacity Russian Federation, the world's biggest gas exporter, has to exploit its Arctic reserves while strengthening its market presence in Asia. Mr Lussac said the coming months would show "whether the plant can operate smoothly in the harsh Arctic environment". Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih to buy Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) in order to spare Saudi Arabia's oil, the Interfax news ...

Global Media Emails 'Undercut' Trump-Russia Collusion
Author: 0 Emails 'Undercut' Trump-Russia Collusion

Former officials told the Times that "introductory emails" from Russian government addresses to Hicks "alarmed" United States intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Hicks, who now serves as communications director, has not been accused of doing anything improper and reportedly requested additional meetings to better understand what Russian operatives were attempting to do.

Global Media Attack on United Nations peacekeeping forces in DRC 'a war crime'
Author: 0 Attack on United Nations peacekeeping forces in DRC 'a war crime'

The UN peacekeeping mission in the country, MONUSCO , is believed to have been targeted by Ugandan Muslim rebel group ADF, one of several armed groups active in the North Kivu region, according to Congolese military sources. The conflicts have been numerous since the United Nations mission's arrival. DR Congo's huge eastern region has always been wracked by violence, but fighting between government soldiers and militia groups, as well as inter-ethnic clashes, has increased significantly ...

Global Media Shocking! DCW volunteer beaten, paraded naked for exposing liquor mafia in Delhi
Author: 0 Shocking! DCW volunteer beaten, paraded naked for exposing liquor mafia in Delhi

After the meeting, Mr Baijal said that he assured Mr Kejriwal of swift probe and strongest punishment for the guilty. Further imm steps should be taken to curb rampant sale of illegal liquor & drugs in Delhi. Apart from liquor, 403 vehicles that were used to transport the illegal alcohol have also been seized, according to Excise Department data. On Thursday, Asha and some other women in the area allegedly attacked one of the volunteers who was associated with organising the raid.

Global Media Pandher, Koli awarded death sentence for murdering maid
Author: 0 Pandher, Koli awarded death sentence for murdering maid

The woman's body was among those of 19 victims found from the backyard of Pandher's house in Nithari village in Noida in Uttar Pradesh. The Special Judge also imposed fine of Rs. Her clothes from the skeletal remains were also identified by her relatives. The CBI court had earlier given a similar death verdict for Pandher and Koli while considering the eighth case in July.

Global Media BJP MP quits party, Lok Sabha to share dais with Rahul
Author: 0 BJP MP quits party, Lok Sabha to share dais with Rahul

While criticizing and posing hard hitting questions to the ruling party and Prime Minister Modi, Patole had also said that he will remain with in BJP and will not resign. "People elected this government with lot of hopes but they have betrayed those hopes", he told reporters. But the government is using pressure tactics and I feel suffocated.

Global Media President Trump Is Pretty Proud of His Approval Rating
Author: 0 President Trump Is Pretty Proud of His Approval Rating

Republicans and Democrats are deeply divided in views of possible wrongdoing by senior administration officials, as well as in confidence in Mr. Mueller to conduct a fair investigation, the Pew report says. It's understandable that Trump likes this approval number; his current approval/disapproval ratio in the RealClearPolitics polling average is 38/58.

Global Media Police Officer Guns Down Man Begging Him Not To Shoot Him
Author: 0 Police Officer Guns Down Man Begging Him Not To Shoot Him

The officers then commanded that the man and woman slowly crawl toward them. While no gun was found on Shaver's body, two pellet rifles related to his pest-control job were later found in his room. "The Justice system miserably failed Daniel and his family", Sweet's attorney, Mark Geragos said. The circumstances that night that were presented led him to conclude that he was in danger.

Global Media Tillerson to meet Lebanon's Hariri in Paris on Friday
Author: 0 Tillerson to meet Lebanon's Hariri in Paris on Friday

Representatives of all five permanent members of the UN Security Council, including US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, will attend along with envoys from Germany, Italy and regional powerhouse Egypt. On Nov. 4, Hariri abruptly announced his resignation in a televised address delivered from Saudi Arabia, which has always been considered his chief political patron.

Global Media Sheriff: Heroes Saved Lives In School Shooting
Author: 0 Sheriff: Heroes Saved Lives In School Shooting

Fernandez's friends shared photos on his page and wore T-shirts that memorialized him during a candlelight vigil late Thursday. "Today is a very hard day for the community of Aztec", Martinez said . "Thankfully our teacher always locks the door no matter what". She took the students into a supplies room and barricaded the door with a couch. More than $6,000 have been donated to the family of Casey Jordan-Marquez, who was a cheerleader at Aztec High School through YouCaring and ...

Global Media Lauer apologizes, NBC looks to move on but questions linger
Author: 0 Lauer apologizes, NBC looks to move on but questions linger

He continued: "Repairing the damage will take a lot of time and soul searching and I'm committed to beginning that effort". Lauer said that some of what he has been accused of is untrue and mischaracterized but said, "there is enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed".

Global Media Israeli army says two rockets launched at Israel from Gaza landed short
Author: 0 Israeli army says two rockets launched at Israel from Gaza landed short

President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital during Friday prayers in front of the Dome of the Rock at the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, on December 8, 2017. Meanwhile, thousands of Palestinians held demonstrations in Judea and Samaria Area of the West Bank, said the IDF. "Jerusalem will remain the capital of the state of Palestine".

Global Media Father kills robber threatening his family
Author: 0 Father kills robber threatening his family

Molina said he didn't have any money because he spent it all to buy the meal, and asked the robber to leave them alone, according to Fox29 in San Antonio . Police haven't released the robber's name, and no one else was injured, KSAT said. Molina, a licensed handgun owner, quickly pulled out his own gun and shot Herrera several times, killing him, police say.

Global Media Sen. Al Franken announces resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations
Author: 0 Sen. Al Franken announces resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations

Patty Murray of Washington state. She said that she ducked to avoid his lips and that Franken told her: "It's my right as an entertainer". In a Senate chamber with a funereal atmosphere, several Democratic women, including some who had called for Franken's resignation, sat somberly for Franken's 11-minute speech and embraced him afterward.

Global Media Creek Fire Burning 12000 Acres, 10 Percent Containment - #CreekFire
Author: 0 Creek Fire Burning 12000 Acres, 10 Percent Containment - #CreekFire

There are reports that it has damaged or destroyed at least 10 homes. About 2,500 homes are still under threat and about 900 firefighters are battling the blaze, said Los Angeles County fire inspector Gustavo Medina. A full list of closed schools was available at www.lausd.net . The LAPD was placed on a citywide tactical alert, which allows commanders to keep officers beyond the end of their shifts, giving them maximum flexibility in deploying resources.

Global Media Margot Robbie earns high marks in 'I, Tonya'
Author: 0 Margot Robbie earns high marks in 'I, Tonya'

Allison Janney , one of the stars of the film, recently appeared on " Ellen " and she talked about what it was like to meet the infamous figure skater whose career ended after a high-profile scandal. Figure Skating Championships at Cobo Arena in Detroit, so that she would be unable to compete at the upcoming Winter Olympics". 'Actually, it was a lot more complicated than that, the story of what happened to her.

Global Media Kulbhushan Jadhav Can Meet His Wife And Mother on December 25
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav Can Meet His Wife And Mother on December 25

He said the meeting would help them know the physical and mental condition of Jadhav. Indian high commission officials were also not allowed to meet him despite many attempts to secure consular access. India strongly denied the allegation. India took his case to International Court of Justice (ICJ). Jadhav had filed an appeal with Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to seek clemency, which is still pending.

Global Media Saudi Prince Salman revealed as buyer of Jesus $450m paint
Author: 0 Saudi Prince Salman revealed as buyer of Jesus $450m paint

New York Times revealed that the painting was paid for through an agent, Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, and many believe that Prince bin Salman, friends with Prince Bader, funded the bid. The museum opened with about 600 pieces including items from early Mesopotamia. Under a 30-year agreement, France provides expertise, lends works of art and organises exhibitions in return for one billion euros ($1.16bn).

Global Media Congress Has Narrowly Averted a Government Shutdown, for Now
Author: 0 Congress Has Narrowly Averted a Government Shutdown, for Now

Trump held a meeting with Democratic and Republican leaders of Congress on Thursday to work on bridging differences over the USA budget and avoid a stop in government services. But Democrats said DACA remains a top priority and must be settled this year. On Monday night, in protest of the shorter bill, Freedom Caucus members almost sank a procedural vote to go to conference committee on the recently passed tax bill.

Global Media Saudi crown prince bought US$450m Da Vinci
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince bought US$450m Da Vinci

The sale price more than doubled the previous record for an art sale at auction, US$179.4 million for a Picasso . But Prince Mohammed is identified as the painting's buyer in USA intelligence reports, the newspaper said. The news initially made a splash on Twitter with many questioning how Prince Bader could afford such an expensive purchase with his lower ranking position in the royal family.

Global Media Firefighters rescue British man who cemented head inside a microwave
Author: 0 Firefighters rescue British man who cemented head inside a microwave

A man who had his head cemented inside a microwave by his friends had to be rescued by firefighters after the prank almost went wrong. Watch Commander Shaun Dakin , the officer in charge of the crew who responded, said: "As amusing as this sounds, this young man could quite easily have suffocated or have been seriously injured".

Global Media Pantone's Color of the Year, 'ultra violet,' sure looks like Ravens purple
Author: 0 Pantone's Color of the Year, 'ultra violet,' sure looks like Ravens purple

For Pantone , it's swatch 18-3838, otherwise known as "Ultra Violet". Lee Eisenman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute , told Co.Design that the complexity of purple fits the current state of the world that we live in. (I can attest-the walls of my teenage bedroom were splashed, floor to ceiling, in a rich, moody tone not dissimilar to Ultra Violet and fittingly dubbed Purple Rain.) An Ultra Violet interior can make a grand gesture; conversely, used sparingly as an accent, ...

Global Media China scolds Australia over plan to ban foreign interference
Author: 0 China scolds Australia over plan to ban foreign interference

The embassy's statement comes after the Turnbull government vowed to curb foreign influence in Australian politics, and after Labor's Sam Dastyari was banished to the opposition backbenches over his dealings with a Chinese businessman. The attorney general, George Brandis , said on Tuesday the crackdown was in response to advice from Australian intelligence agencies. Senator Dastyari, who was demoted last week, then misrepresented Australia's policy on China's sweeping territorial claims ...

Global Media China exports growth hits 8-month high, imports defy pollution curbs
Author: 0 China exports growth hits 8-month high, imports defy pollution curbs

China's exports and imports increased at surprisingly strong rates in November, with expansion in overseas shipments hitting their highest point in eight months, indicating solid foreign demand, official figures showed Friday. Imports had been expected to rise 11.3 per cent, softening from an 17.2 per cent gain seen in October, with the trade surplus forecast at $35.0 billion last month from October's $38.185 billion.

Global Media Samurai sword attack leaves three dead at Tokyo shrine
Author: 0 Samurai sword attack leaves three dead at Tokyo shrine

A woman aged in her 30s who was with Shigenaga Tomioka attacked and stabbed the driver of the auto with a Japanese sword, police said. A bloodied Samurai sword was reportedly found at the scene. The accomplice attacked the driver with a samurai sword and pursued him as he ran out of the temple grounds and about 100 metres down a road, police said.

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