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Muted Christmas in Nazareth in Protest Against Trump's Jerusalem Declaration

Newsweek reports 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. On Wednesday, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, an umbrella group of 57 Muslim countries, met in Istanbul and issued a communiqué denouncing Trump's decision.

Lake Effect Snow Prompts Winter Weather Advisory In NW Indiana

The National Weather Service said moderate snow is expected north of a line from Fond du Lac to Port Washington, with 2-4 inches possible, but Sheboygan could get up to 6 inches of snow. The low at night will be around 19. Sun and 38 is forecast for Monday and Tuesday , with a slight chance for rain and snow on Tuesday . In the special weather statement, the weather service said there is a 40 percent chance of light snow showers with a "potential large impact due to sub-freezing ...

U.S. urges talks with N Korea 'without preconditions'

Tillerson said at a forum in Washington Tuesday that his country was "ready to talk whenever North Korea (DPRK) is ready to talk". "We are ready to talk any time they'd like to talk", Tillerson said, according to Sputnik. But elsewhere in his remarks, Tillerson insisted the US-led pressure campaign of economic and diplomatic sanctions would continue until "the first bomb drops".

Sudan's al-Bashir to attend Islamic meeting in Turkey over Jerusalem

The United Nations and numerous states have warned the US decision would escalate tensions. The Summit will be preceded by the Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting, which will be attended by Foreign Minister, Khawaja Muhammad Asif. The president will deliver a speech at the emergency meeting on the holy city of al-Quds (Jerusalem), he added in his tweet. This will be followed by the adoption of the Istanbul Declaration.

Israel denies carrying out deadly airstrike in northern Gaza

Israel's military on Tuesday denied it carried out an airstrike which killed two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. According to Conricus, the tunnel stretched from the area of the city of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip to hundreds of metres (yards) inside Israeli territory.

Trump 'slurring' reports ridiculous, will release health records: White House

Democrats, if you keep believing that Trump will undo himself before we can get to 2020, you are going to be horribly wrong. Trump's move on Wednesday to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel and set in motion a plan to move the USA embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was celebrated at the party.

UN Envoy Haley: Trump's Accusers Have Right to be Heard

Republicans also have castigated liberals over high-profile allegations against figures in Hollywood and the media, including movie producer Harvey Weinstein, a one-time Hillary Clinton donor and ally. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said that "to re-litigate the election is impossible". A now infamous tape also emerged in which he bragged about sexual assault. "Should people who were victimized have their day in court, their opportunity to present their information?" "Women who accuse anyone should be ...

Truck Ad Featuring Ivanka Trump Bashing Roy Moore Trolls Dad's Rally

There was a little mistake made. Friday's campaign rally was Trump's first since September, when he went to Alabama to campaign for Senator Luther Strange, who lost the Republican run-off election to Mr Moore. If Moore wins, Shelby said, the Senate will have to weigh his "fitness to serve". "We need somebody in that Senate seat who will vote for our Make America Great Again agenda, which involves tough on crime, strong on borders, strong on immigration", Mr Trump continued.

IDF destroys Gaza terror tunnel being built by Hamas

Hours after the destruction of the terror tunnel that infiltrated into Israeli territory from the Gaza Strip, the IDF is calling the operation method that it utilized "ground breaking". Besides the steps taken by the IDF against the terror tunnels, Hamas has restraint forces in order to prevent terrorists from closing in on areas near the Israeli border.

Ukraine police recapture ex-Georgia President Mikheil Saakashvili

His detention, first reported on his Facebook page, was confirmed by Ukraine's Prosecutor General. While Saakashvili has a core following, he enjoys limited support in Ukraine. Mr Saakashvili also faces the threat of extradition to Georgia, where he is wanted on corruption charges. After leaving Georgia as his political fortunes declined, he was appointed governor of Ukraine's Odessa region by President Petro Poroshenko.

North Korea blames US for blackmailing, rising tension in UN talks

While the Security Council has strengthened sanctions against North Korea, 13 countries, including Angola, Cuba, Iran, Myanmar and Syria, were found to have military ties with Pyongyang, which continues nuclear and missile development programs.

Concealed-carry vote a slap at NJ

Leonard Lance (R-7) and Chris Smith (R-4)- voted no on the legislation, the first gun-related bill to be put up for a House vote since the deadly October mass shooting in Las Vegas. "Just days after the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, the NRA is engaging their allies in Congress to push through a risky national concealed carry reciprocity law, which begs the question: how low can you go?" In New York, a concealed-carry license can be applied for in the county where the ...

Same-sex marriage signed into law by the Governor General

The final amendment to the bill was defeated by 63-79 in the House of Representatives . "In my first speech I defined our bond by the ring that sits on both of our left hands, and they are the answer to a question we can not ask", an emotional Wilson said, referring to the first time he addressed the Parliament previous year.

During Trump inaugural, Flynn greenlighted nuclear project with Russian Federation

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. Reached Wednesday, Flynn's attorney declined to comment. According to the whistleblower, Copson said, "Mike has been putting everything in place for us".

Instagram launches Stories Archive and Highlights

Stories Archive gives you a chance to add your stories to the Archive include. Basically, if you use Stories a lot, you can make compilation Stories from past videos you have shared. Instagram has today announced the launch of two new features that let users hold on to their favorite moments from Instagram Stories and share them in ways that helps them better themselves better.

The national team of Russian Federation was suspended from the Olympic games

Olympic Committee supported the IOC's decision. Last summer, facing similar calls to exclude Russia from the Rio Olympics , the IOC pushed the decision onto the global federations of individual sports, allowing them to choose which Russian athletes could compete.

Sterling spikes on news of UK-Ireland trade breakthrough

In a joint press conference following the meeting, both leaders tried to put a positive gloss on the outcome, saying they were within touching distance of a deal. Dublin has claimed the United Kingdom government has not yet tabled a serious or credible plan to avoiding a hard border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland after Brexit , if the United Kingdom quits the EU's single market and customs union.

Ending the weekend with warm and cloudy conditions

Tonight: Mostly clear conditions continue through the evening, before clouds may increase overnight. Southerly winds will push in Tuesday giving us pleasant and warm conditions; it's the calm before the storm so to speak - because Tuesday night showers will push into Southeastern Georgia along a strong cold front.

Mueller Reassigned Top FBI Agent in Russia Probe over anti-Trump Texts

The agent, Peter Strzok , a counterintelligence veteran, was reassigned when the Justice Department inspector general's office found potentially disparaging texts he sent to a colleague, The Washington Post and The New York Times first reported.

Former Trump Adviser Flynn Pleads Guilty To Lying To FBI

He added that his actions "were wrong, and, through my faith in God, I am working to set things right". The sanctions were ordered in response to "aggressive harassment of United States officials and cyber operations aimed at the United States election", Obama said in a statement on December 29, 2016.

Nth Korea open to talks if 'recognised' by US

Russian politician Vitaly Pashin, who attended the meetings, said 'North Korea believes they have achieved their goal of becoming a nuclear power achieving parity with the USA'. "We will not be taken by surprise". Meanwhile, Trump's Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah said: "We'll see future actions by the U.S. 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".

Jury: Mexican man not guilty in San Francisco pier killing

The jury of six men and six women started deliberations last Tuesday and considered dueling arguments that Garcia Zarate was either a hapless, homeless man who killed Steinle in a freak accident or a calculated murderer intent on playing a sick game.

Relations between Trump, Tillerson strained nearly from the start

Baker and Haberman write that it is "not immediately clear whether Mr. Trump has given final approval to the plan", but that Chief of Staff John Kelly has drawn it up and widely circulated it. Mr Tillerson would be replaced with Mike Pompeo, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Too much churn could fuel the perception of chaos in the Trump White House - perhaps one reason he has yet to pull the trigger.

4.4-magnitude natural disaster strikes in Delaware Bay

Geological Service said. There have been 76 in the Northeastern U.S. and Southeastern Canada since June 1, though a lot of them were under a magnitude of 2, so were basically unnoticeable by humans. The Delaware quake is a rare seismological occurrence for the U.S. Northeast, officials said, with the temblor's strength equaling the estimated magnitude of an 1871 quake that was believed to be the largest ever in the state.

Million UK Uber Users Were Compromised In That Hack

Because Washington's data breach law does not define "personal information" as including names, email addresses, and telephone numbers, the complaint filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson relates only to the Uber drivers residing in Washington.

Arrest, book Saeed for sins: United States to Pak

Instead, Mr Saeed has spent much of the last decade being placed under house arrest and then released. Saeed was put under house arrest after the Mumbai terror attack in November 2008 but he was freed by court in 2009. In 2010, he told The Independent: "They make me out to be the biggest and most evil terrorist". The United States has offered a $10 million reward for information leading to his arrest and conviction.

Bali volcano erupts, covers nearby resorts in ash

Bali is a popular tourist destination for many in the region, with thousands traveling to the island for end of year celebrations. "Ash coud moving to west-southwest". Last night, Mount Agung emitted a thick plume of smoke reaching 4,000m (13,100 feet), which has thrown airports into disarray and tourists into a panic.

Bullet-riddled body of man working for Army found

Sepoy Irfan Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Muhammad Dar, was with the 175 Territorial Army (Engineers), posted in Bandipora's Gurez village. In September, militants killed 31-year-old BSF trooper Ramzan Parray outside his home in Bandipora. "Such heinous acts will not weaken our resolve to establish peace and normalcy in the valley", she said in a tweet. "He was perhaps kidnapped by militants".

Picking the ideal East Tennessee Christmas tree, the old fashioned way

But that doesn't mean local Christmas tree buyers will be sheltered from the shortage, which experts say is a effect of the Great Recession and could lead to increased prices across the country. "I've done it many years, but I've never done it here". "We plant in the spring, March or April usually", he said. We don't have to sell them on the idea of getting a tree.

Texas State Trooper Shot, Killed in Freestone County

On Interstate 45, DPS Trooper Damon Allen was shot and killed while making a traffic stop in Freestone County, just south of Fairfield, at approximately 4 pm on Thanksgiving Day. The agency said the suspect shot and killed the trooper with a rifle during a traffic stop. Overnight, a Hays County deputy was injured and a suspect found dead after a shooting that occurred while deputies responded to a burglary report in Wimberley, officials said.