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Author: 0 United Nations warns of spiralling violence as Security Council meets to discuss Jerusalem

He added: "We do not recognize Washington's decision to consider Jerusalem The capital of Israel". He stated that his country did not recognize Israel's annexation of East Jerusalem and considered it part of the occupied territories, calling for respect for worldwide law, protection of the two-state solution and the avoidance of escalation.

People Franken resignation the right thing to do
Author: 0 Franken resignation the right thing to do

Senator Al Franken announced his resignation from the U.S. Senate on Thursday after eight women had come forward with sexual harassment allegations over the previous three weeks. Franken also directed a part of his speech to allegations against President Donald Trump and Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore . "Yesterday a seventh and an eighth woman spoke out, and even more have reached out to me, but are unwilling to talk to the press".

People Court papers show Manafort drafting op-ed under house arrest
Author: 0 Court papers show Manafort drafting op-ed under house arrest

The filing did not disclose how Mueller's team acquired the data, and Jason Maloni, a spokesman for Manafort, declined to comment on it. Manafort's lawyers say an op-ed published ... Manafort and Gates face multiple counts of conspiring to launder money, conspiring against the USA and giving false statements to the government. The judge has a status conference scheduled in the case for December 11.

People Aztec High School shooting: Gunman disguised himself, randomly killed at school
Author: 0 Aztec High School shooting: Gunman disguised himself, randomly killed at school

It was unclear what connection, if any, Atchison had to the school. He had a backpack with him in which he had his gun and multiple magazines, ammunition storage and feeding devices. I go somewhere and gear up, then hold a class hostage and go ape-s**t, then blow my brains out. Nearby Bloomfield and Farmington schools were also put on lockdown, according to social media reports from police and the Farmington Municipal Schools.

People Majority Of Americans Want Donald Trump Investigated For Sexual Harassment
Author: 0 Majority Of Americans Want Donald Trump Investigated For Sexual Harassment

Yet 37% of those who approve say they can think of something Trump has done that they've been disappointed with or unhappy with. "In the decades since World War II, the average first-term president before Trump had an approval rating of 62 percent on his 175th day in office", the site wrote in July, when Trump's approval rating was 39 percent.

People Pandher, Koli awarded death sentence for murdering maid
Author: 0 Pandher, Koli awarded death sentence for murdering maid

The court found both the accused guilty on Thursday and a case was registered under IPC Sections 302,376 and 364. He was earlier given a death sentence which was later changed to a life sentence by the Supreme Court on September 7, 2014. In all, 19 cases were lodged but in three cases the CBI had filed closure reports due to lack of evidence. When Surender Koli was arrested on December 29, 2006 for the first time he made police to recover some skulls from rear portion of Pandher's house where ...

People World leaders to 're-legitimise' Lebanon's Hariri at Paris talks
Author: 0 World leaders to 're-legitimise' Lebanon's Hariri at Paris talks

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States and other attendees wanted to help Lebanon move forward on security and prepare for national elections slated for May. The move appeared orchestrated by the Gulf kingdom as a message to its regional opponent Iran to reign in its Lebanese proxy, the Shiite militant group Hezbollah.

People Matt Lauer's social media accounts disappear amid sexual harassment allegations
Author: 0 Matt Lauer's social media accounts disappear amid sexual harassment allegations

But he said the complaint represented a "clear violation of our company's standards". She was reportedly pushed out because the show's ratings had fallen behind " Today " show rival " Good Morning America ", but there were rumors that Lauer and Curry did not get along and, according to The New York Times , she felt that a "boys" club atmosphere behind the scenes at " Today' undermined her from the start".

People Israel Strikes Gaza Strip After Hamas Terror Rocket Attack
Author: 0 Israel Strikes Gaza Strip After Hamas Terror Rocket Attack

Palestinians protested throughout Palestinian territories in response to calls made by various Palestinian factions and political powers, including Hamas movement and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Fatah Party. The IDF said there were no injuries or damage from either rocket. In both cases rocket sirens were sounded in the southern Israeli cities of Ashkelon, Sderot and a number of other communities located around the Gaza Strip.

People YouTube prankster rescued after cementing his head in a microwave
Author: 0 YouTube prankster rescued after cementing his head in a microwave

The 22-year-old and a group of pals mixed seven bags of Polyfilla before sticking his head in a microwave. Unsurprisingly it went wrong and by the time emergency services got to the scene on Wednesday afternoon the group had already been trying to free him for 90 minutes and had to feed an air tube into the man's head to help him breathe.

People Police officer and 91-year-old woman killed in Berkshire road crash
Author: 0 Police officer and 91-year-old woman killed in Berkshire road crash

A 91-year-old woman, a passenger in the vehicle, also died in the accident. Pc James Dixon - soon to become a dad - was riding his police motorbike when in collision with a vehicle. It said PC Dixon was on a training exercise and not responding to an emergency or involved in a pursuit. "James was a hugely respected officer, serving with the force for 18 years in a variety of roles, including in local policing, roads policing and force intelligence and specialist operations".

People Sen. Al Franken announces resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations
Author: 0 Sen. Al Franken announces resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations

An unnamed woman came forward Wednesday to accuse the Minnesota lawmaker of forcing himself on her. Other famous men, including director Harvey Weinstein, actor Kevin Spacey and journalists Charlie Rose and Matt Lauer have all lost their jobs following accusations of sexual misconduct -while Roy Moore , a Republican running for Alabama's open Senate seat, said he will continue to run after multiple women alleged he made unwanted sexual advances towards them while they were teenagers.

People Happy Pakistan is allowing Jadhav to meet wife, mother, says
Author: 0 Happy Pakistan is allowing Jadhav to meet wife, mother, says

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said Pakistan has conveyed to India that it will give visas to the mother and wife of death row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav, a development welcomed by India as "positive". The meeting comes after massive diplomatic efforts by External Affairs Ministry, which has been trying every trick in the bag to ensure the meeting between Jadhav and his family members.

People Record-breaking Leonardo painting goes to Louvre Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 Record-breaking Leonardo painting goes to Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre Abu Dhabi did not specify when the Salvator Mundi would go on show at the museum. The museum appeared to confirm this, tweeting on Wednesday that, "Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi is coming to #LouvreAbuDhabi ". Buyers from the Middle East and Asia have been snapping up masterpieces to fill regional museums - and pushing prices ever higher. Prince Bader is listed as a director of Houston-based Energy Holdings International, Inc.

People Congress passes two-week stopgap to avoid government shutdown
Author: 0 Congress passes two-week stopgap to avoid government shutdown

Republicans carried the measure to passage in the House, with a vote of 235-193, with about a dozen Democrats voting in favor as well. The Senate followed up by approving the bill 81-14. The Republican president wants to switch the U.S.to a merit-based immigration system to cut down on "chain migration" practices that allow extended family members of legal residents to apply for and receive visas.

People Saudi crown prince bought US$450m Da Vinci
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince bought US$450m Da Vinci

However, the actual buyer of the painting 'Salvator Mundi , ' was identified on Thursday as Prince Bader bin Abdullah, a little known Saudi Prince who appears to be an ally of the Crown Prince. United States officials reportedly keep a close eye on the 32-year-old prince, who has recently launched a crackdown against corruption in the oil-rich kingdom.

People Australia to ban foreign interference in politics
Author: 0 Australia to ban foreign interference in politics

The first element is a new register of foreign interests, called the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme, where anyone "engaging with the Australian political landscape on behalf of a foreign state" must sign up. The embassy insisted China had no intention of interfering in Australia's internal affairs or exerting influence on its political process through political donations.

People Pantone's colour of the year for 2018 is Ultra Violet
Author: 0 Pantone's colour of the year for 2018 is Ultra Violet

And in the home, Ultra Violet really shines. But Pantone's choice for 2018 is one that's a little *less* frequently found in nature, and it's making the future look just a little brighter. The selection draws upon influences from pop culture like Jimi Hendrix and David Bowie, who both favored purple hues, Pantone said in the announcement .

People The court settled the matter of Khwezi's rape‚ says Zuma's office
Author: 0 The court settled the matter of Khwezi's rape‚ says Zuma's office

Speaking in an interview on radio, Ramaphosa said; "The outcome of the case led to the acquittal of President Jacob Zuma ". Ramaphosa told a local radio station: "Yes, I would believe her". He also called for accelerated transformation in the ownership and control of businesses in the energy sector, arguing that it should be a catalyst for both growth and "radical economic transformation".

People Mike Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine' as protests continue
Author: 0 Mike Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine' as protests continue

The talks between Pence and Abbas are due to take place during the US Vice President's visit to the Palestinian Authority, which is slated for the second half of December, when Pence is also set to visit Egypt and Israel. Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas issued a vociferous condemnation of Trump's announcement as a violation of "all worldwide and bilateral agreements and resolutions", saying the move would disqualify the United States from any future role as mediator in the ...

People Actor Geoffrey Rush sues newspaper over 'inappropriate behavior' report
Author: 0 Actor Geoffrey Rush sues newspaper over 'inappropriate behavior' report

The company has released no details of the complaint other than to say the allegation involved "inappropriate behavior" while Rush was an employee and was not raised until after he had left. "It is an action I'm taking in order to redress the slurs, innuendo and hyperbole that they have created around my standing in the entertainment industry and in the greater community", he said.

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