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by | December 17, 2017 | 01:09

Newsweek reported that the cancellation will impact the local economy "severely", as tens of thousands of people usually travel to the town during the Christmas season for the festivities. Within an hour of the announcement, the Palestinian towns of Bethlehem, Jesus's traditional birthplace, and Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank briefly switched off their Christmas lights in protest.

by | December 16, 2017 | 05:57

Every time MI sees a snowstorm barrel across the state, National Weather Service teams from Marquette to Detroit are quick to invite residents to send in their own snow measurements. Sun and 38 is forecast for Monday and Tuesday , with a slight chance for rain and snow on Tuesday . It will end around the end of the morning rush, with a high near 32 Thursday .

by | December 14, 2017 | 11:51

There were clashes near the US embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on Sunday, as security forces fired tear gas at protesters demonstrating against Trump's decision attempted to break down a metal gate blocking entry to the compound. They have pointed out that the United States has isolated itself as a peace mediator and sponsor after making this decision. Eighty percent of respondents said they do not trust the Saudi role and 70 percent do not trust Egypt.

by | December 14, 2017 | 11:51

Fury has always denied taking nandrolone and claimed the positive test was a result of him eating uncastrated wild boar meat. Britain's Tyson Fury will have the suspension of his boxing licence reviewed by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) in January.

by | December 13, 2017 | 05:09

Pakistan's delegation is headed by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, with several of his top officials in tow. Needless to say the OIC is meeting at the most hard times and it needs to chalk out a firm action while rising above mere passage of condemnation resolutions.

by | December 11, 2017 | 02:13

According to the New York Times , the painting's buyer was not the museum but an outside party: one Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, a "little-known" Saudi Arabian prince with no history as an art collector. While it was reported yesterday that the painting was purchased by a Saudi prince, it turns out that it was actually acquired by Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism.

by | December 11, 2017 | 02:13

Trump's spokesman Shah says the president was briefed and "fully aware" of the potential ramifications of his actions. Thousands of Palestin-ians demonstrated, scores were hurt and at least one killed in clashes with Israeli troops on a "day of rage" on Friday against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

by | December 09, 2017 | 10:38

Perceived backsliding on reform commitments, including delays in establishing an independent court to handle corruption cases, has held up billions of dollars in loans under Ukraine's $17.5 billion International Monetary Fund program. Poroshenko vowed Saakashvili would be given a fair trial. Lagarde said she and Poroshenko had discussed the need to safeguard the independence of NABU and similar institutions and that they agreed on the urgency of establishing an anti-corruption court.

by | December 09, 2017 | 10:37

The Federation Council press service reported that during the conversation, the Federation Council committee head and the North Korean ambassador to Russia exchanged opinions on the massive drills now conducted by the US and South Korea, as well as on North Korea's missile nuclear program .

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:33

A House bill passed late Wednesday to expand the right to carry concealed weapons drew condemnation from New York Democrats, while upstate Republicans supported the measure. With each tragedy, we lament the loopholes in our federal gun laws. "They're going to be a million people here in about three weeks, and that would be perfectly legal even if it was against NY state law".

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:31

However, before the final reading of the bill, there was a disagreement with a number of members of parliament dividing on the topic. Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott , the Greens and some conservatives have proposed changes, but they have already been voted down.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:56

That's the account a whistleblower told Rep. Elijah Cummings , the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which has been investigating Flynn's role in the project. That agreement made no mention of Flynn's consulting work for companies pursuing a controversial nuclear power project in the Middle East that involved Russian participation.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:10

An urgent meeting will be held soon in Iran between Qatar's Minister of State for Defense Khalid al-Attiyah, Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Mohammad Ali Jafari, and representatives of Hezbollah and Houthi rebels, according to informed sources.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:06

If so, and if the FCC rolls back the net neutrality rules December 14, then neither the FTC nor the FCC will have the authority to regulate broadband providers. The FCC, composed of three Republicans and two Democrats, is widely expected to kill net neutrality in favor of what Pai and the Republicans call "light-touch regulation".

by | December 04, 2017 | 00:57

According to a New York Times report, special counsel Robert Mueller removed a senior-level FBI agent from the investigation team due to text messages that he sent against US President Donald Trump . Strzok also worked on the probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state. The Office of the Inspector General is also reviewing Strzok's role in the Clinton email investigation, according to sources cited by Fox News.

by | December 03, 2017 | 01:15

The auto matched the description of the vehicle Rodriguez and Frisina were believed to be driving. Caitlyn had done a factory reset on her cell phone before she disappeared and had left it behind, and footprints leading away from her home indicated she was alone when she left, deputies have said.

by | December 03, 2017 | 01:10

They will face Belgium on June 28 in Kaliningrad in a thrilling conclusion to the group stage. The most hotly anticipated match in Group H will be England against Belgium, a game likely to feature a large number of Premier League players, from Kevin De Bruyne to Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku , and they are coached by Roberto Martínez.

by | December 03, 2017 | 01:12

Aljazeera reports that the Israeli raid was targeted at government military sites and Hezbollah positions and that the sound of large explosions caused by the raid was heard in the capital and surrounding areas. The pro-Syrian regime Al-Masdar News said the IAF fired several missiles at an ammunition storage site belonging to what it said was the "1st Division".

by | December 02, 2017 | 00:56

The significance of today's plea deal by former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, in which he pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with the Special Counsel, can not be overstated. Mueller's team announced charges in October against three other Trump campaign officials, former chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates, and a former campaign foreign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos.

by | December 02, 2017 | 00:35

Meanwhile, Trump's Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah said: "We'll see future actions by the United States and others and we're looking forward to applying as much pressure as we can to get to our ultimate goal, which is a denuclearised Korean Peninsula".

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:27

During the presidential race, then-candidate Donald Trump cited the killing as a reason to toughen US immigration policies. While the jurors didn't hear evidence regarding Zarate's immigration status, the shooting came roughly three months after a San Francisco jail released him despite federal immigration authorities' request he remain detained before his deportation.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:19

The story originated in the New York Times , and officials are saying that it actually got there directly from the White House, as a way of White House officials "sending a message" to Tillerson. Axios's Mike Allen and Jonathan Swan reported last month that Pompeo's stock was rising in the White House and that he was a leading contender to replace Tillerson.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:21

Geological Service said. "It apparently shook up quite a few people". An natural disaster that struck in Delaware Thursday rattled the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast and could be felt in NY and New Jersey. It was two or three seconds of anxiety, he said. AP writes that Sgt. Rene Carberry - a spokeswoman at Dover Air Force Base - said people on the military installation felt it; some went outside to see if something fell down.

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:20

The previous record of 185,713 background checks was set one year earlier on Black Friday . The FBI says it fielded 203,086 background check requests for gun purchases on the day after Thanksgiving - the highest daily total ever, reports USA Today .

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:14

The firm has said it has a total of five million active users and 50,000 drivers in the UK. When Uber learned of the breach, it did not notify law enforcement, consumers, or drivers, but instead paid the hackers $100,000 to delete the data they had stolen.