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Palestinian teen arrested after video showing her slapping Israeli soldier went viral Palestinian teen arrested after video showing her slapping Israeli soldier went viral
- December 20, 2017

Tamimi has stood up against Israeli aggression multiple times in the past, attending protests and preventing soldiers from arresting a 12-year-old boy in her hometown of Nabi Saleh in 2015. "The soldiers didn't respond", it added. It is known among pro-Palestinian activists for the weekly march, since 2010, against the Israeli confiscation of village lands. (more...)
US Vetos UNSC Resolution Criticising Trump's Jerusalem Decision US Vetos UNSC Resolution Criticising Trump's Jerusalem Decision
- December 19, 2017

The draft, written by Egypt, said any decisions on the status of Jerusalem "have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded". The draft resolution was backed on Monday by the 14 other Security Council members, including many U.S. (more...)
Twitter suspends accounts of far-right British group retweeted by Trump Twitter suspends accounts of far-right British group retweeted by Trump
- December 19, 2017

President Donald Trump last month. Twitter administrators on Monday began suspending or closing social media accounts they deemed to be hateful, threatening or glorifying violence, among them the accounts of prominent white nationalists who are calling the move a "purge" and attack on free speech. (more...)
Light snow could disrupt Friday afternoon commute, forecasters warn Light snow could disrupt Friday afternoon commute, forecasters warn
- December 16, 2017

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Snow is expected to develop by 9 p.m. and could fall heavily for a time over night before diminishing between 4 a.m. A trace of precipitation (rain and melted snow) fell at the airport on Tuesday , keeping the December and meteorological winter (December through February) totals at 0.53 inches, 0.29 inches below normal. (more...)
Hanukkah Celebrations Begin Tonight, Public Ceremonies To Be Held All Over Town Hanukkah Celebrations Begin Tonight, Public Ceremonies To Be Held All Over Town
- December 15, 2017

The ceremony is organized by Chabad-Lubavitch West Coast, part of the Hasidic movement known for its outreach efforts. Displays in public buildings reinforce our country's platform of freedom of religion, said Katzman, who's from Omaha and celebrated the first night of Hanukkah there. (more...)
More snow coming Tuesday night, along with wind and cold temps More snow coming Tuesday night, along with wind and cold temps
- December 13, 2017

Plan on PLENTY of extra drive time if you must drive, primarily over the high ground east of the City of Cleveland in order to reach your destination safely. Even this weekend isn't looking completely quiet. The bands were fairly disorganized through early Sunday afternoon, but a weak low pressure system passing north of the lakes helped to focus heavier snowfall for the afternoon and evening - much to the chagrin of those trying to enjoy the Bills vs Colts football game at New Era Stadium, ... (more...)
Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on northern Gaza Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on northern Gaza
- December 12, 2017

In response, the IDF struck Hamas targets in northern Gaza. Smoke was seen rising from the Gaza Strip, where the area where the attack was reported to have taken place. The rocket was successfully intercepted by an Iron Dome battery. At the end of October the IDF destroyed a tunnel built by Palestinian Islamic Jihad, killing twelve terrorists from both PIJ and Hamas. (more...)
Trump Pushes Moore, Celebrates Himself at Florida Rally Trump Pushes Moore, Celebrates Himself at Florida Rally
- December 11, 2017

Alabama has not elected a Democrat to the US Senate since 1992, and a Jones win would reduce the already-slim Republican majority in the upper house of Congress from 52 to 51 seats out of 100. Ossoff aimed for an upset in the 6th Congressional District of Georgia, but ultimately came up short in Atlanta's Republican-leaning northern suburbs. (more...)
Ukraine president denies hampering anti-corruption efforts Ukraine president denies hampering anti-corruption efforts
- December 09, 2017

He previously served as governor of the southern Odessa region after being appointed by Mr Poroshenko in 2015. Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko addresses the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, October 11, 2017. (more...)
49 nations have violated UN sanctions on North Korea 49 nations have violated UN sanctions on North Korea
- December 09, 2017

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. (more...)
Hyundai and Subaru Earn the Most IIHS Top Safety Picks for 2018 Hyundai and Subaru Earn the Most IIHS Top Safety Picks for 2018
- December 08, 2017

With 15 of those earning its highest award despite tougher criteria requiring better headlights and enhanced passenger side protection. Despite safer vehicles, there was a 5.6 percent uptick in US auto crash deaths in 2016, the second consecutive year numbers were higher, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration . (more...)
Gowdy Rebuffs Dem Request To Probe Whistleblower's Mike Flynn Claims Gowdy Rebuffs Dem Request To Probe Whistleblower's Mike Flynn Claims
- December 08, 2017

A lawyer for Mr Flynn, who was sacked after only 24 days as Mr Trump's national security adviser, declined to comment. Flynn pleaded guilty last week to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the nature of his conversations with former Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak. (more...)
Pizza Hut To Deliver 6-Packs Of Beer, Fine Wines In 2018 Pizza Hut To Deliver 6-Packs Of Beer, Fine Wines In 2018
- December 07, 2017

The beer selection includes six packs of Budweiser, Bud Light, Shock Top and Kilt Lifter, which is a favorite in the Phoenix area. All options will cost a flat $10.99. During the summer, the pizza chain announced that it would be hiring 14,000 more drivers around the country by the end of 2017. Numerous company's restaurants already have the necessary license to serve and distribute booze . (more...)
New blaze ignites near LA as fierce California wildfires rage New blaze ignites near LA as fierce California wildfires rage
- December 07, 2017

The Creek Fire north of downtown Los Angeles has burned 11,000 acres, while the smaller Rye Fire burned 7,000 acres. Along with the lack of much-needed rain, the Santa Ana winds have made it very hard to contain and put out the fires. (more...)
Arkansas hiring SMU's Chad Morris as head coach, report says Arkansas hiring SMU's Chad Morris as head coach, report says
- December 07, 2017

The former Clemson offensive coordinator (2011-2014) has a 14-22 record at SMU in a complete rebuilding situation. The following season, the 49-year-old Morris took over an SMU program that had fallen apart. "The future is tremendously bright at the University of Arkansas with the addition of Chad Morris". SMU ranks 13th nationally this season in total offense (493.8 yards per game) and eighth in scoring offense (40.2 points per game). (more...)
"Words With Friends" pals meet for the first time
- December 06, 2017

For anyone who needed reminding that not everything about the internet is a bad garbage fire, please allow me to introduce you to Spencer and Roz. "So last summer i randomly met this 80 y/o woman on words with friends ". The 1,000 mile journey was arranged by Pastor Amy Butler of The Riverside Church in New York City, who is the mother of one of Sleyon's friends. A Manhattan pastor heard about their friendship and helped them finally meet last week. (more...)
Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank over loans to Trump Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank over loans to Trump
- December 06, 2017

The Guardian reported in July that executives at the bank were anticipating they would receive a formal demand for banking records about the president and had already established informal contacts with Mueller's investigators. Deutsche Bank has so far not accommodated or discussed American requests for information about the Trumps' accounts. Trump staged the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow in 2013, and his longtime attorney, Michael Cohen, has acknowledged that he reached out to the ... (more...)
Flight Crew Saw North Korean Missile Break Apart, says Airline Executive Flight Crew Saw North Korean Missile Break Apart, says Airline Executive
- December 06, 2017

The most recent test took place November 29 and was sighted by airline crews on at least three commercial flights by Korean Air and Cathay Pacific . The threat posed by North Korea's sudden missile launches to civilian aviation is a growing concern in the region, although experts rate the probability of midair collisions as very low. (more...)
United Kingdom and European Union fail to reach Brexit deal after crunch Brussels meeting United Kingdom and European Union fail to reach Brexit deal after crunch Brussels meeting
- December 05, 2017

Despite intense discussions over the weekend over the border issue, Irish officials said on Sunday night that "there is still a way to go". Key divisions remain on the issues of the Irish border and the rights of European Union citizens living in the UK. (more...)
N. Korea says Trump `begging' for nuclear war with drills N. Korea says Trump `begging' for nuclear war with drills
- December 04, 2017

The United States has been trying to get other countries, especially China , to squeeze North Korea's economy to make Kim back down from developing his country's nuclear weapons program. North Korea reacted angrily on Sunday to the air manoeuvres, accusing the US and South Korea of a "grave military provocation" that will "push the already acute situation on the Korean Peninsula to the brink of nuclear war". (more...)