• Amnesty accuses Europe of 'complicity' in abuse of Libya migrants
Amnesty accuses Europe of 'complicity' in abuse of Libya migrants

Determined to cut African immigration across the Mediterranean, the governments, via the European Union, have provided support to Libya, trained its coastguard and spent millions of euros through United Nations agencies to improve conditions in detention camps where Libya puts the migrants.

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  • Moore: Alabama won't let people from out of state control this election
Moore: Alabama won't let people from out of state control this election

According to the Washington Post , with 93.9 percent of the precincts reporting, Jones received 629,755 votes to 619,952 votes for Moore. Ted Crockett , a spokesperson for Alabama Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore , really didn't want to answer a question Tuesday on whether Moore thinks homosexuality should be illegal.

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  • Austrian explosion rattles Europe's gas market
Austrian explosion rattles Europe's gas market

Several fire brigades are in attendance at the scene with a cause yet to be determined. "An explosion occurred at 8:45am (local time), followed by a fire". "This morning, the gas flow from Russian Federation was interrupted in Austria following a fire in the network run by operator Gas Connect", the Italian government said in a statement.

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  • Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights and Religious Freedom
Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights and Religious Freedom

On Sunday night, the Chabad of Bonita Springs and Estero will light a 9-foot menorah as part of its celebration of Hanukkah, the Jewish "Festival of Lights". It's a "minor holiday", which happens to fall about the same time of year as other folks put up their Christmas lights. This week, Osher Ad, a large Jerusalem supermarket, had two aisles' ...

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  • Magnitude 6.0 aftershock quake hits Kerman, Iran
Magnitude 6.0 aftershock quake hits Kerman, Iran

The latest quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.2, was very shallow - only 6.2 miles (10 km) deep, which would have amplified the shaking. Head of Kerman province's medical emergency center Mohammad Saberi said that most of those injured sustained their injuries when people were rushing to leave their houses.

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  • Muslim leaders to convene extraordinary summit for Jerusalem
Muslim leaders to convene extraordinary summit for Jerusalem

President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for Istanbul to join Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) special summit convened on December 13 over the unilateral USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital sparking protests across the Muslim world.

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  • More snow coming Tuesday night, along with wind and cold temps
More snow coming Tuesday night, along with wind and cold temps

Not much accumulation is expected at the coast. The National Weather Service issued winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings on Monday for over two dozen counties. It's blustery, windy and cold out there, and the Lake Erie waves are churning! The bands will slowly shift to the east, moving through the South Bend metro area.

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  • Wenger says footballers can not replicate respect shown in sumo wrestling
Wenger says footballers can not replicate respect shown in sumo wrestling

In sumo, you can never tell the guy who wins. It's unfortunate. Ideally you would commit 100% on the pitch and be an angel after. "When you have three games like we have this week in six days, there is an opportunity for them to start". Until then Arsenal had been staring at a second successive league defeat, after a stinging 3-1 loss to Manches...

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  • Port Authority Bus Terminal explosion was 'attempted terrorist attack'
Port Authority Bus Terminal explosion was 'attempted terrorist attack'

Police are responding to reports of a possible explosion on the A, C and E subway lines near 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue, New York Police Department Sgt. He strapped the device to his body using Velcro and zip ties, according to police, who have yet to conclude whether Ullah specifically chose that spot to set off the device.

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  • Hamas Calls For New Palestinian Uprising Against Israel After Trump's Jerusalem Move
Hamas Calls For New Palestinian Uprising Against Israel After Trump's Jerusalem Move

He added: "We were all touched on Wednesday when we heard President Trump's historic declaration who recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel ". "He doesn't realize what all he could trigger by doing this". Palestinians and governments in the Middle East and Europe have said it does the opposite.

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  • R&A and USGA announce new video protocols for televised golf events
R&A and USGA announce new video protocols for televised golf events

Call-ins from golf viewers will no longer form part of the process for assessing potential rule violations, after the sport's law-makers announced revisions to the Rules of Golf. The severity of that ruling was compounded by the awkwardness of its timing: though the initial infraction took place during the third round, Thompson wasn't penalized unt...

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  • MA gas prices up by a penny, expected to fall
MA gas prices up by a penny, expected to fall

Jamie Whitesell, the manager of the Royal Gas Station in Verona said the low prices have put people in good spirits as they travel for the holidays. By contrast, the cheapest gas is in Decatur, at $2.27 per gallon. On Sunday, a tank in Rockford cost $2.42 per gallon, that compares to the national rate of $2.45.

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  • People think Toff should consider a serious career change after the jungle
People think Toff should consider a serious career change after the jungle

The 22-year-old was pictured carrying a number of shopping bags as she checked out countless Melbourne stores, including pricey designer boutique Janine Edwards. Jennie McAlpine excitedly wheeled her son through the terminal, showing off her weightloss in a sheer, polkadot blouse. During the lunch, the playful star was clearly enjoying her depar...

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  • New PDP chairman, Secondus set to formally take over from Markarfi
New PDP chairman, Secondus set to formally take over from Markarfi

Dokpesi , who contested had rejected the results of the votes after Secondus was declared victor. Coming up a distant second was Professor Adeniran who amassed 230 votes while Chief Raymond Dokpesi brought up the rear with just 66 votes. "I, therefore, say without an iota of doubt that PDP contribution to the growth and sustenance of our democrac...

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  • Jim Acosta provokes Sarah Huckabee Sanders, gets SHUT DOWN
Jim Acosta provokes Sarah Huckabee Sanders, gets SHUT DOWN

Huckabee Sanders then interrupted him to retort, "Well when journalists make honest mistakes they should own up to them". Sanders tried to move on, but Acosta repeatedly interjected in an attempt to ask about the women who have accused the president of sexual misconduct.

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  • Supporters Celebrate as Ukraine Opposition Leader Saakashvili Released By Court
Supporters Celebrate as Ukraine Opposition Leader Saakashvili Released By Court

A Ukrainian court has released from detention opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili , who is accused by prosecutors of assisting a criminal organization. Mr Saakashvili lost the Georgian presidency in 2013 but was appointed governor of the Odessa region of Ukraine two years... He was marched home by cheering supporters following the December 11 de...

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  • Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated'
Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated'

The White House issued a statement on Monday, calling all of the claims against Trump "false". "These false claims, totally disputed in most cases by eyewitness accounts, were addressed at length during last year's campaign, and the American people voiced their judgment by delivering a decisive victory", a White House spokesperson said in a...

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  • IDF Warns Hamas: Terror Tunnels will Become Your 'Death Trap'
IDF Warns Hamas: Terror Tunnels will Become Your 'Death Trap'

Eyewitnesses identified the men as members of the Islamic Jihad militant group, reports Reuters. Palestinians and Israeli forces have clashed across the West Bank and along the Gaza border following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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  • China Relations More Important Than Partial Frictions: Chinese Foreign Minister on Doklam
China Relations More Important Than Partial Frictions: Chinese Foreign Minister on Doklam

Sushma also held a bilateral meeting with Lavrov where there was a detailed discussion on the situation in Middle East and Afghanistan. On the issue of tackling terrorism , the joint communiqué called for "swift and effective" implementation of existing international commitments on countering terrorism, including the UN Global Counter-Terrorism ...

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  • Winter storm watch through Wednesday
Winter storm watch through Wednesday

Damascus and Clarksburg in northern Montgomery County saw over three inches of snow, as did Leesburg, Va., according to the Capital Weather Gang. The advisory, in effect from 4 a.m. The snow continues on Tuesday , with 3 to 5 more inches possible during the day and 3 to 5 additional inches potentially on Tuesday night. Thankfully, other than...

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  • Trump Demands, Gets Apology From Washington Post Reporter
Trump Demands, Gets Apology From Washington Post Reporter

He said he removed the tweet, which showed numerous empty seats ahead of Trump's speech, after being alerted by the Daily Mail's David Martosko that he'd "gotten it wrong". At Friday's rally, Trump pointed to a CNN correction and other corrections and clarifications by news organizations in the past week on stories that initially had been damaging ...

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  • S. Korea, US, Japan hold missile tracking exercise
S. Korea, US, Japan hold missile tracking exercise

The announcement of the joint exercise, a sixth such drill since 2016, comes less than two weeks after Pyongyang test-fired a ballistic missile, which dropped into the sea inside Japan's exclusive economic zone in late November. The missile system will also be created to combat Chinese weapons. "Amid the worsening security situation around our ...

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  • Two ancient tombs uncovered in Egypt
Two ancient tombs uncovered in Egypt

Egypt's relics are a draw for foreign visitors and authorities hope new finds can help attract more as a way to help revive tourism hit by unrest that followed the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak in 2011. It has a six-metre deep burial shaft at its southern side that lead to four side chambers, ' the ministry said. The western wall of the ...

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  • Duterte asks Congress for 1-year martial law extension
Duterte asks Congress for 1-year martial law extension

In earlier reports, Duterte was clear on saying that the Palace's recommendation to extend Martial law or not will depend upon the reports and assessment of the military. Duterte said there is a need to do so to totally eradicate the Daesh-inspired Da'awaful Islamiyah Waliyatul Mastiq, other local and foreign terrorist groups, armed lawless groups,...

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  • Kane at the double as Tottenham thump Stoke
Kane at the double as Tottenham thump Stoke

Stoke have won only once in seven league games and drop to 15th, three points above the relegation zone. Tottenham , in a poor run of form that has seen them fall to sixth place, level on points with seventh-place Burnley , host Stoke at Wembley on Saturday seeking what would be only their second win in six league matches since they beat Rea...

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  • World Human Rights Day being observed today
World Human Rights Day being observed today

It is a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being. International Day for Human Rights is celebrated every year on December 10. Chapters of Church-sponsored human rights initiatives, United for Human Rights and its program for young people, Youth for Human Rights, are carr...

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  • Trump drinks 12 Cokes and watches 8 hours of news everyday
Trump drinks 12 Cokes and watches 8 hours of news everyday

Trump, who previously said that he didn't watch much television , enjoys morning show Fox and Friends and also CNN - the news outlet he has consistently damned for its "fake news". During his trip to Asia last month, Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One that he doesn't watch much television at the White House because he's busy "readin...

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  • Dead After Small Plane Crashes Into San Diego House, Fire Officials Say
Dead After Small Plane Crashes Into San Diego House, Fire Officials Say

A neighbor, Richard King, told Fox 5 San Diego that he was on his roof putting up Christmas lights when he heard a loud explosion. According to the authorities and the neighbors, a family with a baby are renting the house although, at that time they were not at home, their two dogs were inside the house.

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  • Be careful in your foreign policy
Be careful in your foreign policy

He also noted "the fact that USA support has helped create Yemen's horrific crisis" and called on Washington to cease military assistance if parties don't agree an immediate ceasefire and a political settlement. ally. Both critics and supporters of Trump say his actions to call out Saudi Arabia are welcomed news. Many in the region believed he ...

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  • Weather warning for snow upgraded to amber
Weather warning for snow upgraded to amber

It warned of "possible delays and cancellations to rail and air travel". James Knight, RAC director of roadside operations, said: "The end of this week and into the weekend will see an arctic blast sweep across the country, with snow for many of us, but our roadside patrols are well prepared and will be working around the clock to assist our memb...

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  • Trump to make medical exam public after slurring words, White House says
Trump to make medical exam public after slurring words, White House says

But there were no notable Democrats at the event, the Times of Israel noted . Officials on both sides of the aisle fear that the decision can set-off renewed fighting between Israel and the Palestinians, who have long sought East Jerusalem as its own capital.

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  • Nikki Haley: Trump's Assault Accusers Should Be Heard, Even After the Election
Nikki Haley: Trump's Assault Accusers Should Be Heard, Even After the Election

In response to questions on CBS' " Face the Nation " about the allegations, Haley said that while ultimately the decision on Trump lies with voters, "women should always feel comfortable coming forward". Washington has been roiled by sexual misconduct scandals, with accusations leading to the resignations last week of three members of Congress. ...

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  • IDF's new method for destroying terror tunnels could reduce potential Hamas reaction
IDF's new method for destroying terror tunnels could reduce potential Hamas reaction

The discovery was made several weeks ago with the help of advanced technology, the IDF statement said. He said that, based on intelligence, the Israeli army believed the tunnel belonged to Hamas, the militant organization that runs Gaza. "The IDF (Israel Defence Forces) will continue to discover, expose and demolish these terror tunnels", he said. ...

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  • Protest near US Embassy in Beirut sparks clashes
Protest near US Embassy in Beirut sparks clashes

President Trump's decision has led to fresh Israeli strikes on Gaza, the deaths of Palestinian protesters, and the attempted storming of the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon. Protesters, some of them waving the Palestinian flag, set fires in the street and threw projectiles towards the security forces who had barricaded the main road leading to the US embas...

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  • Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem
Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem

In Israel, the move was embraced as a long overdue acknowledgement of Israel's seat of parliament and government and the historic capital of the Jewish people dating back 3,000 years. Trump's declaration on Wednesday was followed by protests and clashes in the Palestinian territories. Thirteen demonstrators were arrested and four officers were ligh...

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