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Iran Calls UN Vote On Israel 'global no' To US Iran Calls UN Vote On Israel 'global no' To US
- December 22, 2017

The UN on Thursday overwhelmingly adopted a resolution on Jerusalem, calling on the U.S.to withdraw its recognition of the city as Israel's capital, despite threats by the U.S. Earlier, in a letter to ambassadors of United Nations member countries, Ms Haley wrote: "As you consider your vote, I want you to know that the President and USA take this vote personally". (more...)
Girl sentenced to 25 years in mental hospital in Slender Man stabbing Girl sentenced to 25 years in mental hospital in Slender Man stabbing
- December 22, 2017

Experts said they suffered from a shared delusion that Slender Man - an internet bogeyman - would harm them or their families if they didn't kill their sixth-grade classmate. Stacie Leutner says Payton slept with scissors under her pillow as protection after the attack, and says her daughter has 25 scars: nineteen from the attack and six more from surgery to fix her heart, liver, stomach and pancreas. (more...)
Johnson to Russia - We can't ignore your election meddling Johnson to Russia - We can't ignore your election meddling
- December 22, 2017

Lavrov said it was no secret that Britain's relations with Russian Federation were at a low point, and he reportedly rebuked Johnson for speaking publicly on issues ahead of their meeting, saying Russian Federation preferred to talk privately. (more...)
Congress approves temporary spending bill to avoid government shutdown Congress approves temporary spending bill to avoid government shutdown
- December 22, 2017

Leaving a House Republican conference meeting Wednesday evening, Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., said he was "bitterly disappointed" by the move and would not support any stopgap that did not make the Pentagon whole. The Friday midnight deadline for action was the result of the Republican-controlled Congress failing to pass any of the regular appropriations bills for the fiscal year that began October 1. (more...)
Japan approves missile defense system amid NKorea threat Japan approves missile defense system amid NKorea threat
- December 22, 2017

Set to be installed in Akita province in the north-east and in the west, in Yamaguchi, they are to add to the two tiers of missile defences, based at sea and on land, which are already in use. Abe has vowed to bolster Japan's security cooperation and increase use of advanced U.S. missile defense equipment. In addition to the land-based Aegis radar stations, Japan will invest in a new, longer-range interceptor, the SM-3 Block IIA, created to strike ballistic missiles in space, and upgrades to ... (more...)
United Kingdom to change burgundy passport cover to blue design after Brexit United Kingdom to change burgundy passport cover to blue design after Brexit
- December 22, 2017

He said: Does the Leader of the House share my concern that the new British passport from 2019, a black passport not a purple passport, could be designed and printed in Germany. The burgundy coloured passport that has become so familiar to many Brits is about to change in a big way. The new passports will include extra security features, according to the government, with a "super-strength plastic polycarbonate material" used for the picture page, making it harder to forge. (more...)
Polonia califica de Polonia califica de "político" el proceso de la CE en su contra
- December 22, 2017

La medida se produce en medio de una disputa entre Bruselas y Varsovia después de que el partido polaco Ley y Justicia (PiS), euroescéptico y conservador, haya protagonizado varios desencuentros con la institución europea. El caso se convirtió en el primero en toda la historia de la Unión Europea en el que se utiliza la medida. El respeto del Estado de derecho se impone a todos sus Estados miembros. (more...)
Australia's largest ever drug haul seized Australia's largest ever drug haul seized
- December 22, 2017

A smaller vessel, the Valkoista , then allegedly picked up the drugs and brought them to the Port of Geraldton about 2:00am yesterday. The total haul of 1.2 tonnes of the drug outweighed Australia's previous biggest methamphetamine seizure in Melbourne - 903 kg - at the beginning of the year, and is the biggest-ever drug seizure in Western Australia . (more...)
State Unemployment Rate Remains the Same, but Economy Continues to Grow State Unemployment Rate Remains the Same, but Economy Continues to Grow
- December 22, 2017

The state's unemployment rate edged up one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.6 percent in November. Preliminary estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show MA gained approximately 6,700 jobs last month, bringing to more than 65,000 the number of new jobs added in the state during the past 12 months. (more...)
What households need to know about the tax bill's impact What households need to know about the tax bill's impact
- December 22, 2017

Under current law, the SALT deduction is unlimited, but this legislation limits the deductions of both individuals and couples up to only $10,000, while allowing corporations and pass-through entities to continue claiming the unlimited deduction. (more...)
Australia to end air strikes against IS in Iraq Australia to end air strikes against IS in Iraq
- December 22, 2017

AUSTRALIA will pull its strike aircraft out of the Middle East following the Iraqi Government's declaration this month it had pushed Islamic State forces out of the country . Other operations - including training, advice and assistance for local forces - would go on, the minister said. Despite the hornet air personnel returning home in the new year she insisted it is not the end of Australia's contribution in Iraq. (more...)
Royal Caribbean guests involved in bus crash in Mexico Royal Caribbean guests involved in bus crash in Mexico
- December 22, 2017

The woman was identified by her family as Stephanie Horwood of Gatineau, Que. The bus was heading to the ruins at Chacchoben, 110 miles south of Tulum, Mexican authorities said. While he didn't see the crash, the "bus clearly lost control somehow", evident by swerve marks on the road, he told the AP. A tour guide was the 12th fatality. (more...)
US Asks UN to Blacklist Vessels Carrying Banned North Korean Cargo US Asks UN to Blacklist Vessels Carrying Banned North Korean Cargo
- December 22, 2017

If the president is secretly planning preemptive strikes against North Korea or Iran, part of the secrecy apparently involves a dismissive attitude toward both threats in the context of more important and immediate challenges - you know, like "chain migration", a practice he mentioned in the speech with a great deal more passion than the rogue nations he's hinted in the past that he might want to wipe off the face of the Earth. (more...)
Somalis allege 'inhumane conditions and egregious abuse' in deportation attempt Somalis allege 'inhumane conditions and egregious abuse' in deportation attempt
- December 22, 2017

In yesterday's court filing , lawyers for the group argued the publicity from the botched deportation flight makes the 92 deportees even larger targets. Five of the 92 people currently in ICE custody are from Minnesota, though two of those men have now been cleared to remain in the United States until their amnesty proceedings end while another had a similar request denied by a federal judge in Minnesota. (more...)
South Korean city cancels Olympics celebration as it mourns blaze victims South Korean city cancels Olympics celebration as it mourns blaze victims
- December 22, 2017

Firefighting authorities say the sauna where numerous casualties occurred was complex in structure and was crammed with obstacles such as small furniture. The agency adds that almost 50 fire engines and trucks responded to the scene to fight the fire, along with two helicopters. A leg of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics torch relay was scheduled to pass through Jecheon Friday, but organizers called it off. (more...)
Twitter Ridicules Disney's New Robot Of Donald Trump Twitter Ridicules Disney's New Robot Of Donald Trump
- December 22, 2017

Despite Disney using the latest technology to make animatronic-Trump seem as real as possible, Twitter users were unconvinced of the similarity and came up with their own list of names that it resembled more . Disney says the president recorded the audio earlier this year. The five presidents who served during its first two decades did not. In addition to the Clinton theory, there has also been speculation that Trump's figurelooks more like actor Jon Voight . (more...)
Amazon Drops Sale Of Circumcision Kit In UK After Complaint Amazon Drops Sale Of Circumcision Kit In UK After Complaint
- December 22, 2017

It came with four pairs of scissors, two scalpels, and a carry case. Other accessories could be purchased separately. The said "infant circumcision training kit" was allegedly developed with the assistance from one of the top medical schools in Wisconsin, with the help of medical professionals from South Africa and Indonesia, reports The Sun . (more...)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Looks Uncannily Like Bal Thackeray In The Teaser Of Thackeray! Nawazuddin Siddiqui Looks Uncannily Like Bal Thackeray In The Teaser Of Thackeray!
- December 22, 2017

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's troubles are escalating with each passing day thanks to his infamous memoir " An Ordinary Life ". Well, at the moment, all we could do is wait for the film to release. I was immensely touched when I saw a photo of myself on the side of bedridden Balasaheb. For him, Mr Bachchan said, Balasaheb was like family and their relation was "very intimate and personal". (more...)
Eminem Admits That He Uses Tinder... & Grindr?! Eminem Admits That He Uses Tinder... & Grindr?!
- December 22, 2017

In a recent interview with Vulture , Em talked about why he hates Trump so much. Don Jr. said it's pathetic that a Grammy-winning rapper is foaming at the mouth, practicing snarky comebacks against a senior citizen. "I remember four songs leaked and I had to go to L.A. and get Dre and record new ones", he said. "I thought, 'We've tried everything else, why not him?'" "Your World" panel reacts to rappers attacks on the president. (more...)
Meghan Markle stuns in Self-Portrait dress at Queen's Christmas lunch
- December 22, 2017

It will likely be the first time for Markle, 36, to meet numerous extended royal family members, with more than 50 royals attending the lunch. The star wore a £300 lace, midi dress by London-based brand Self Portrait , which is created by Malaysian designer Han Chong. (more...)

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