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Israeli Army commander suspended for stealing apples from a Palestinian vendor Israeli Army commander suspended for stealing apples from a Palestinian vendor
- December 11, 2017

Turkish presidential spokesman on December 10 condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who strongly reacted against the United States' decision on Jerusalem . The State Department last week acknowledged at press conferences that Trump had declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel, but when asked if the US government will officially recognize Jerusalem as a place that exists within Israel, officials refused to acknowledge the holy city. (more...)
After Storm Caroline… Britain will be hit with big freeze, say forecasters After Storm Caroline… Britain will be hit with big freeze, say forecasters
- December 11, 2017

Forecasters have issued a yellow severe weather warning for snow and ice on Friday covering much of Scotland , Northern Ireland , Wales and parts of northern and western England. "More broadly across Scotland there will be 60mph-70mph gusts, but in exposed areas we could see 90mph". On Friday the Met Office has warned that strong gusts of wind will continue to sweep across Scotland, in particular Shetland. (more...)
Hyderabad Man Shot In The Face In Chicago Hyderabad Man Shot In The Face In Chicago
- December 11, 2017

He is living in the United States with his wife at 4740 Whipple Street, Chicago Illinois, according to a tweet by the family. He was attacked at the Albany Park neighborhood, which is around 4 km from his Whipple Street apartment. "We are in a state of shock". We are at a loss to understand who would have targeted my brother and why. "He received a bullet injury on the cheek". (more...)
Nikki Haley Doubles Down On Threats To Nikki Haley Doubles Down On Threats To "Utterly Destroy' North Korea"
- December 11, 2017

Last month, North Korea has test-fired its most powerful missile ever, an ICBM that may be able to target the eastern seaboard of the United States. The exercises are aimed at " practicing tracking an object and sharing information on it among the three countries ", according to a defense official. (more...)
Overnight flurries will give way to Winter Storm Watch on Monday Overnight flurries will give way to Winter Storm Watch on Monday
- December 11, 2017

Sunday's snow is expected to taper off through the afternoon across the snow belt. Several inches of lake snow is a distinct possibility Tuesday night into Wednesday across much of CNY, especially southeast of Lake Ontario, including the Eastern Finger Lakes region and Syracuse area. (more...)
Trubisky, Howard lead Bears over hapless Bengals 33-7 Trubisky, Howard lead Bears over hapless Bengals 33-7
- December 11, 2017

It wasn't just the rookie-led offense and special teams that thrived against the Bengals; all sides of the ball were fantastic in the win. But the Bears went 42 days between victories - and two years and 25 days since last topping the 30-point mark in a game - so they and their fans were starved for celebration. (more...)
Police link 4th freeway shooting to same suspects in Detroit Police link 4th freeway shooting to same suspects in Detroit
- December 11, 2017

Michael Shaw told The Detroit News last week that they don't think the recent increase in violence in the 9th precinct is related to state police halting patrols there. Police were searching for Demetrius Lorenzo Peels, 22, the boyfriend of the victim's 20-year-old mother, following the Wednesday shooting that occurred around 7 p.m. (more...)
Woman Burns Down Cincinnati, Ohio, Home Trying To Kill Bedbugs Woman Burns Down Cincinnati, Ohio, Home Trying To Kill Bedbugs
- December 11, 2017

The Cincinnati Fire Department has advised residents to hire professionals to battle future infestations, per a department announcement. Firefighters helped an elderly woman walk out of the building who could not see through the smoke, Freel said. (more...)
Unhealthy air quality projected through Monday for Santa Barbara, SLO counties Unhealthy air quality projected through Monday for Santa Barbara, SLO counties
- December 11, 2017

The Times noted that coastal towns in the area were "under siege": "Firefighters on Sunday morning were making a stand at a cluster of homes on Shepard Mesa Road in Carpinteria , where flames threatened to sweep through the area, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department". (more...)
Expert concludes Roy Moore wrote disputed entry in accuser's yearbook, lawyer says Expert concludes Roy Moore wrote disputed entry in accuser's yearbook, lawyer says
- December 11, 2017

Sen. Susan Collins made the comments on CBS' "Face the Nation". Some women said they were Dems, though Corfman, now an adult, said she voted for Republicans in the last three presidential elections. "They feel like they're voting against everybody who doesn't want Roy Moore", Brown told CNN of some area Republicans who are not fans of Moore. As the Republican Party continues to transform under the Trump presidency, Fairhope provides a hint of how some Republicans are struggling to adapt. (more...)
Susan Collins Says She's Not a Definitive 'Yes' On Taxes Susan Collins Says She's Not a Definitive 'Yes' On Taxes
- December 11, 2017

Collins was one of the three Republican holdouts who killed the repeal of Obamacare over the summer, but was much more enthusiastic about the prospect of tax cuts - the Republican raison d'être - from the beginning. If Collins and Corker vote against the final tax bill, leading to a 50-50 tie, Republican Vice President Mike Pence would cast the winning vote. "I'm disappointed that the RNC has resumed its support of Roy Moore ", Collins said . (more...)
Ambassador Haley on Trump's accusers: 'They should be heard' Ambassador Haley on Trump's accusers: 'They should be heard'
- December 11, 2017

But members of the UN Security Council voiced concern about the decision, warning that it could imperil peace talks between the two nations. The move inflamed tensions across the Middle East. "That's not for the United States to decide". Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Both Israelis and Palestinians claim that part of the city as rightfully theirs. (more...)
White House to release results of Trump's next physical after slurred speech White House to release results of Trump's next physical after slurred speech
- December 11, 2017

Trump in a major policy address had on Wednesday announced to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "We are proud to stand with the people of Israel and to renew our enduring bond". Yesterday, the White House held the traditional Hanukkah candle lighting ceremony. Mr. Trump began his remarks retelling the story of Hanukkah before congratulating the Jewish faithful in attendance for his decision one day earlier. (more...)
Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem
- December 10, 2017

A police spokesperson said that the attacker was a 24-year-old Palestinian man, who was detained by police. He was speaking at the conference of the Movement of Freedom and Democracy (SPD), a eurosceptic and anti-immigration party. The United States' decision has sparked widespread furore in the Arab world and condemnation from various nations. "We support a new intifada", Mr Dawood said, referring to previous Palestinian uprisings against Israel, the last of which took place between 2000 ... (more...)
Graphic weather satellite image suggests Storm Caroline set to pound Ireland today Graphic weather satellite image suggests Storm Caroline set to pound Ireland today
- December 10, 2017

The warning, which comes less than three weeks before Christmas, also advised the public that road, rail, air and ferry services could be affected by the weather - and that there is a "good chance" of power cuts. Met Office meteorologist Marco Petagna said: 'Wednesday will see the last of the mild days, with temperatures in double figures, between 10 and 12 degrees (50F-54F). (more...)
Martial-law extension a must to curb terror sympathizers Martial-law extension a must to curb terror sympathizers
- December 10, 2017

Hilbay reminded the only reason martial law was declared was the Maute attack on Marawi City which began way back in May. Duterte placed the restive region of 22 million people under military rule on May 23 after Islamist militants took over parts of the southern Marawi City in what was the Philippines' biggest security crisis in years. (more...)
FBI Director Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee, Republicans React FBI Director Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee, Republicans React
- December 10, 2017

Gaetz referred to testimony from FBI Director Christopher Wray. "My experience with the FBI has been positive", said Wray, who took over the bureau in August after Trump fired its previous director James Comey in May. Strzok was removed from the probe after he sent texts that appeared to mock Trump, according to CNN . "These matters are being looked at as they should be", he said. (more...)
Violence flares at protest near US Embassy in Lebanon Violence flares at protest near US Embassy in Lebanon
- December 10, 2017

Protesters burned USA and Israeli flags. Addressing the emergency meeting of foreign ministers of Arab League in Cairo, secretary-general of the bloc, Ahmed Aboul-Gheit said the decision is a "flagrant attack on a political solution" to the Israeli- Palestinian conflict. (more...)
Flights suspended as heavy snow hits and temperatures plummet Flights suspended as heavy snow hits and temperatures plummet
- December 10, 2017

Londoners also unexpectedly woke up to snowfall, as forecasters initially predicted the capital and southern England and Wales would instead be lashed by strong winds and rain. Please check with your airline before travelling to the airport". Trains between Cambridge and Stansted Airport have been suspended and passengers are advised to travel via Bishops Stortford. (more...)
Gujarat elections: EVM woes on polling day Gujarat elections: EVM woes on polling day
- December 10, 2017

Voting is taking place at 50,128 polling stations across 89 assembly constituencies having total of 4,33,37,492 voters in the first phase of voting. Swain told reporters that the mobile phone of the complainant detected a device showing as "ECO 105". (more...)
Thomas Davis to wear Walter Payton patch for rest of career Thomas Davis to wear Walter Payton patch for rest of career
- December 10, 2017

The Walter Payton Man of the Year is awarded annually to recognize an National Football League player with outstanding service to the community and excellence on the field. A total of 32 nominees, one from each team, are selected as candidates for the award. Spending the year on injured reserve, Jets fans can't wait to have No. (more...)
Three held after attempted arson attack at Swedish synagogue
- December 10, 2017

Three people have been arrested after a synagogue in Gothenburg , Sweden, was attacked with Molotov cocktails. Police did not send patrols to control the rally Friday, nor a second rally on Saturday, and it is unclear, according to local media, whether either rally had been issued a permit. (more...)
Donald Trump's reported TV habits would 'get most Americans sacked' Donald Trump's reported TV habits would 'get most Americans sacked'
- December 10, 2017

Other gob-smacking nuggets of info include the fact that he's been known to giddily call his mates after crafting "the flawless tweet", that he can't deal with not seeing himself on TV, and that he told bewildered members of the press that he doesn't actually watch that much TV because of documents . (more...)
Great discovery in Egypt of 3500 years old tombs! Great discovery in Egypt of 3500 years old tombs!
- December 10, 2017

The wall inscriptions and paintings suggest the tomb belongs to era between the reigns of King Amenhotep II and King Thutmose IV, both pharaohs of the 18th dynasty, officials said. However, it's thought it could also be the scribe Maati, after 50 funerary cones bearing his name and his wife Mehi's name were also found in the tomb's rectangular chamber. (more...)
Tear gas fire near USA embassy in Lebanon Tear gas fire near USA embassy in Lebanon
- December 10, 2017

Lebanese security forces use a water hose to disperse protestors during a demonstration outside the USA embassy in Awkar, on the outskirts of the Lebanese capital Beirut, on December 10, 2017, to protest against Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (more...)

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