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Palestinian Presidency Calls US Veto a Mockery of the International Community

The 14 other countries on the Security Council voted in favor, but US Ambassador Nikki Haley exercised the American veto. In an effort to keep Washington from exercising its veto power, the text did not mention the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital had no legal affect and his country disagreed with it. Prior to the Jerusalem decision, a fracture emerged last month when Trump threatened to close the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Washington office .

Grinch in Chief: Nazareth Cancels Christmas Over Trump's Jerusalem Gambit

This shocking announcement delivered Thursday by Nazareth Mayor, Ali Salam came following Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move the Muslim Mayor found offensive. "It is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel", he said. The move was hailed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and by leaders across much of the Israeli political spectrum, and condemned by the vast majority of the worldwide community.

US Willing to Talk with N. Korea without Preconditions

She said: "Our policy on #DPRK has not changed". "The idea that Secretary Tillerson is going to discuss military matters is simply nonsensical, it is the job of Secretary Mattis, the secretary of defence, to talk about military matters", Mr Gorka told the BBC.

Iran's Pres. Rouhani due in Turkey to attend OIC summit

According to the official, Erdogan is following a pattern of behavior he used in 2010 following the MV Mavi Marmara protest ship incident, in which he rode his confrontational approach to Israel to a position of great popularity in the Arab and Muslim world.

Wind chill beneath zero Tuesday; snow coming

Additional snowfall tonight and Wednesday is epxected to range from an inch or so in our southwestern areas, to 3"-5" north and east of South Bend. Olean will see "lighter snow through early afternoon associated with this first storm system", he said, followed by a second storm the following day.

Israeli army airstrike kills two Palestinians in Gaza

On Monday night Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted at least one rocket fired from the Gaza Strip into Israeli, the IDF's Spokesperson's office said in a statement. The circumstances of the incident, which occurred near Gaza's northern border with Israel, were initially unclear. Speaking shortly after it was cleared for publication that the IDF had uncovered a cross-border terror tunnel near the Gaza Strip border, GOC Southern Command Maj.

Trump records robocall for Roy Moore

Or they could shun both by writing the name of another candidate not listed on the ballot - a move that could split the Republican vote and help Jones. Mr Trump also said he is expelling members of the violent street gang known as MS-13, which has its origins in Central America. Other Republicans have expressed similar sentiments, and while Moore plunged in the polls after the initial revelations, he has come back slightly ahead.

Israel Destroys Hamas Cross-border Attack Tunnel Leading Into Israel

Explosives were not used to destroy the latest tunnel and no deaths were reported. The tunnel was identified several weeks ago with a unique method combining technology, intelligence and operational capability developed by the IDF. The IDF said the tunnel did not yet have an exit inside Israel, so it did not yet represent a threat to nearby communities, however Hamas could have made the tunnel ready for a terrorist attack within a relatively short period.

Georgia's ex-President Saakashvili detained in Ukraine

Interior ministry adviser Anton Gerashchenko said the matter was now with the courts who had to decide whether to place the former president of Georgia in pre-trial detention. "He (Saakashvili) has to answer to investigators and to society regarding the accusations against him", Poroshenko said. "Their plan is to break the independence of anti-corruption bodies and replace them with fake ones".

United Nations envoy meets North Korean foreign minister

The UN Undersecretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman , on Saturday concluded his five-day visit to North Korea, during which both parties agreed to remain in regular contact. Feltman arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday for a four-day visit. Feltman, who left Pyongyang earlier today, has yet to comment on his trip. But US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert expressed a somewhat different perspective during the daily press briefing on December 7.

Lionel Messi rejected 'huge' deal from Premier League club before extending contract

But Messi had no interest in moving and last month signed a new contract worth £500,000-a-week, keeping him at the Nou Camp until 2021. Asked about the speculation of City's offer to Messi, Guardiola said: "That's not true". The way we are playing now we will not get even close. Midfielder Yaya Toure could also start, with Guardiola likely to make a number of changes from the side that beat West Ham on Sunday to extend their club-record winning streak to 20 games.

Sen. Sherrod Brown calls on Sen

He's repeatedly promised to "cooperate completely" with any investigation by the Senate Ethics Committee into his past behavior. Franken's office said in a brief statement that he will have an announcement on Thursday , details to come.

New blaze ignites near LA as fierce California wildfires rage

This map, published by the Daily News , shows where the fire is burning right now-and how close it is to landmarks such as the Getty Center and the Skirball Cultural Center. The fire is not contained in the slightest. The Thomas, Creek and Rye Fires continue to wreaking havoc in Southern California, as authorities and firefighters scramble to contain the rapidly moving blazes.

Arkansas hiring SMU's Chad Morris as head coach, report says

Morris and Malzahn will have their first meeting as fellow SEC head coaches on September 22 next season on the Plains in Auburn. Bielema took over in Fayeteville in December of 2012, leaving his head coaching job at the University of Wisconsin where he had coached since 2006.

Sterling spikes on news of UK-Ireland trade breakthrough

A meeting on this with all political party leaders is set for lunchtime today. British prime minister Theresa May is travelling to Brussels on Monday (4 December) to try to reach a deal on Brexit divorce issues despite having failed to clinch an agreement on the Northern Ireland border ahead of the meeting.

Mueller Reportedly Removed FBI Agent from Investigation Due to Anti-Trump Texts

According to the Post , Strzok was reportedly having an affair with Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer who worked for Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, at the time he was also helping lead the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. "Just more Fake News covering another Comey lie!" Strzok's attorney refused to comment on the publication. Justice Department spokeswoman Sara Isgur Flores said in an email that "we disagree with the chairman's characterization and will continue to work with ...

McMaster: Potential for war with North Korea 'increasing every day'

On Wednesday, 29 November, the North fired the long-range missile which flew about 950kms and touched an altitude of 4,475kms during the almost hour-long flight before hitting the sea waters off the Japan coast. 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".

Praljak trial: Bosnian Croat war criminal 'takes poison' in court

After a judge confirmed a 20-year jail sentence for crimes against humanity, Slobodan Praljak, 72, stood up, raised his hand to his mouth and tipped his head back, swallowing something from a small glass, the BBC reported . "I oppose this conviction". In statements sure to anger Zagreb, the judges also upheld the original finding that they had been part of a joint criminal enterprise whose "ultimate goal was shared" by late Croatian president Franjo Tudjman, and other leaders.

Michael Flynn pleads guilty for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

He also receives a speaking fee from a Russian government-run television network that US officials consider a propaganda outlet . According to a court filing, Flynn said that a "very senior member" of the presidential transition team asked Flynn on December 22 to contact officials to help delay or defeat a United Nations Security Council vote condemning Israeli settlement policies.

Tillerson 'to be sacked' in favour of Central Intelligence Agency boss Pompeo

Sanders wouldn't say whether the videos were real and insisted she didn't know how President Trump found them, She told reporters the president retweeted them to start a conversation about border security and immigration. White House officials confirm a plan is under discussion to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo , and Pompeo with Cotton.

Quake in DE felt in NYC

Thursday. According to the USGS , the epicenter was approximately six miles east-northeast of Dover and hit at 4:47 p.m with a depth of about five miles. The most destructive recent natural disaster hit Iran on November 12, next to the border with Iraq. MORE: Can hurricanes cause earthquakes? A look at the epicenter of Thursday's quake in Delaware.

Trump wants to purge White House of mobiles

However, if it does go into effect, it would apply to the personal mobile devices of all White House staffers. Early this year, infuriated by numerous leaks, former press secretary Sean Spicer ordered roughly a dozen staffers to present their personal phones for examination to White House lawyers.

Russian fighter jet performs 'unsafe' 24-minute intercept of USA aircraft

The Russian SU-30 approached the plane and identified it as a spy P-8A plane of the U.S. After hovering above it several times, the U.S. airplane changed course and flied away from the limits of this nation, explained the military. This incident comes almost six months after a Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted a U.S. RC-135 aircraft over the Baltic Sea by flying within five feet of it.

Pakistan frees Hafiz Saeed, alleged mastermind of Mumbai attacks

Nauert said Saeed leads Lashkar-e-Taiba, "a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization responsible for the death of hundreds of innocent civilians in terrorist attacks, including a number of American citizens". Saeed, who carries a $10 million bounty announced by the United States for his role in terror activities, made the comment to supporters gathered outside his Lahore residence.

Bali's Mount Agung volcano erupts for second time in a week

VP Corporate of PT Garuda Indonesia Hengki Heriandono said Garuda Indonesia will continue to monitor the situation and developments related to the activities of Mount Agung, especially the activity of the spread of volcanic ash that can disrupt flight safety.

Oxford Circus Tube station: Police respond to incident

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: "Armed officers from BTP and MPS were quickly on scene". The source of the panic remains unclear, but BBC News reporter Chi Chi Izundu claims that an "electrical fault" at the tube station may have been mistaken for the sound of a gunshot.

Northwest tree shortage leads to Christmas conundrum in for Utah merchants

A tradition that some families have kept up for years. It's a tradition here in Southwest Louisiana: shopping for Christmas trees the day after Thanksgiving. Thanks to hundreds of thousands of tree sales, Square was able to analyze last year's numbers to distill American tree-buying habits. And since people use artificial trees for five or more years, Hundley said, that figure is equivalent to 50 million fewer live trees being sold.

Suspect charged in fatal shooting of state trooper

Brazos County jail records also show Black was facing a charge of evading arrest with a vehicle in Anderson County, east of where the shooting occurred Thursday. It was not clear from the statement who opened fire. "Sad on Thanksgiving to lose one of our state troopers in the line of duty". Authorities identified Black as the lone suspect in the death of a Texas DPS trooper who was shot and killed around 3:45 p.m.

India blames Pak for harbouring terrorism

In a 2015 interview, Saeed denied any connection to the Mumbai massacre, telling The Diplomat that "neither Pakistan nor Lashkar-e-Taiba were behind these attacks". "I fight for the case of Kashmiris". Saeed was also seen cutting a cake and distributing candies among his supporters in celebration of his release.

More troopers will be out this holiday week. Here's where they'll be

People are urged to wear seat belts, avoid drinking or driving under the influence of drugs and avoid driving distractions inside vehicles. "We want people to recognize this is lives lost", said Harris Blackwood, Ex. area. Over the past several years, the Patrol has used special traffic enforcement projects to further their efforts to decrease traffic crashes and fatalities.