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by | December 19, 2017 | 08:12

Still, he called Trump's move " wretched ", adding that he had "stabbed" Palestinians, who view East Jerusalem as part of their future capital. "The fact that this veto is being done in defense of American sovereignty and in defense of America's role in the Middle East peace process is not a source of embarrassment for us; it should be an embarrassment to the remainder of the Security Council", Haley said.

by | December 19, 2017 | 07:40

John McCain, R-Ariz. - taught the White House not to take any votes for granted until they have actually been cast. While the U.S. officials insist his visit has been rescheduled because of a key vote on Trump's tax overhaul plan, the move comes when the United States faces criticism in the Middle East over its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

by | December 19, 2017 | 07:35

A firefighter from Redding, California suffered a broken leg December 10 on the same fire. Crews trying to corral Southern California's enormous wildfire are trying to take advantage of a two-day window of calmer winds before potentially risky gusts return at mid-week, officials said Monday.

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:26

Last year, the 105-year-old party collected under 60% of the votes in municipal elections for the first time since Nelson Mandela took power in 1994. This means that if someone bet R100 on the deputy president, they'll receive R175 from the bookies should he win during a vote at the ANC's 54th national conference in Nasrec.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:52

An Amtrak train derailed on a bridge over a highway near DuPont, Washington on Monday prompting a major emergency response from local authorities. The Washington State Department of Transportation posted a photo on Twitter showing part of the train hanging off the overpass.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:39

Police are responding to reports of a "significant incident" at RAF Mildenhall. Suffolk Police says officers are responding to reports of a "significant incident at RAF Mildenhall", amid reports of a auto trying to ram the gates. Suffolk Police are urging members of the public to avoid the area around the airbase. The Americans are due to relocate operations to Germany, and the MOD announced in 2015 that the site would be sold in the future.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:54

More than 1m "forgotten homes" across the United Kingdom are unable to get sufficiently fast broadband to meet a typical family's needs, from watching Netflix to browsing YouTube. The 10 down/one up split is the specification for Ofcom's proposed universal service offering - which every property in the United Kingdom should be able to receive, it said.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:12

Now that a date has been confirmed, the green GO buttons can be pressed on many a royal souvenir production line so that - come next year - we won't have to suffer from a lack of mugs and tea towels. The brothers are both supporters of last year's FA Cup winners Arsenal , and Will presented them with their winners' trophy at last year's event, so they may or may not be spending at least a portion of the wedding reception hunched over their iPhones checking the scores.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:07

Crews were tested on multiple fronts, starting in the early morning hours as gusty north winds pushed the flames over containment lines and into populated foothill areas. Map of the Thomas Fire. The Thomas Fire is now the third largest in California history, behind the 2003 Cedar Fire in San Diego County that blackened 273,246 acres and the 2012 Rush Fire in Lassen County, that charred 271,911 acres.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:53

The exact cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, headded. They were taken to a hospital and declared dead on arrival, he said. The situation is now under control, he added. The blaze started at a chemical factory located at plot number D-16, along Pfizer Road near Balmer Laurie Company, around 4.40 pm on Sunday, The Times of India reported.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:44

At least three were hospitalized with serious injuries, while three others suffered minor injuries. The fire was reported around 2:30 a.m.in Brooklyn's Sheepshead Bay neighbourhood. According to the firefighters, the second floor was completely engulfed by the fire and it took nearly two hours for 80 firefighters to control it.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:41

These are some of the highlights. There are mentions, the officials said of trade throughout the strategy document with an aim of what they said was free and fair trade - as the administration has pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and is renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:32

The nursery, which was founded in 1964, runs three terms per school year, with the morning classes costing £3,050, and the afternoon classes £1,800. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - along with Prince George and Princess Charlotte - all coordinated in blue for the photo-op, which was taken by Chris Jack at Kensington Palace earlier this year.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:31

Trump also plans to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. The draft United Nations text expresses "deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem". The text also calls on all United Nations member states not to move their diplomatic missions to Jerusalem. The Palestinians had sought a toughly-worded draft resolution that would have directly called on the U.S.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:30

He also welcomed the US' "awareness of reality" in the North Korea situation. He also spoke with sympathy toward Trump , describing him as boxed in by political opposition and said that he hopes Trump still wants to improve relations with Russian Federation despite the obstacles he's faced.

by | December 18, 2017 | 13:38

In a statement released Saturday, the family said "our parents shared an enthusiasm for life and commitment to their family and community totally inconsistent with the rumours regrettably circulated in the media as to the circumstances surrounding their deaths".

by | December 18, 2017 | 12:07

Temperatures topped 40 degrees at most locations for a second straight day, and it is likely this string will continue for another five days. TUESDAY: Partly cloudy with a few showers possible. The rain showers from the afternoon are not expected to carry into the overnight hours. Highs on Friday and Saturday will be in the low to mid 30s.

by | December 18, 2017 | 10:41

This launch attempt also marks a return to a launch pad damaged when a Falcon 9 rocket and its satellite payload blew up in September 2016. It will also carry return cargo from the space station. SpaceX has made major strides in its rocket reusability program this year, re-flying four recovered Falcon 9 first stages. The Dragon capsule will stay at the ISS for about a month before the astronauts on board send it back to Earth.

by | December 18, 2017 | 08:42

As of 9 am, the BJP was up in 78 seats while the Congress led in 66. The BJP has been in power in the state since 1995, winning consecutive elections in the home state of Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah. Congress veteran and six-time Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his son Vikramaditya Singh are leading from Arki and Shimla (Rural) respectively, according to early trends.

by | December 18, 2017 | 07:59

The 53-year-old leader, who was elected to the Upper House of Parliament in August, entered the parliament just minutes before the proceedings began. The morning session saw Opposition MPs rushing into the Well of the House twice forcing adjournment till 2.30 pm even as Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said he did not appreciate the members' conduct.

by | December 18, 2017 | 07:39

While it's not the 150 seat-tally that BJP President Amit Shah targeted, it's eight more seats than the party now has in the Gujarat Assembly. The elections for 182-seat Assembly were held on December 9 and 14, after an acrimonious campaign, which was dominated by a face-off between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi .

by | December 18, 2017 | 07:29

A day after European Union leaders agreed that "sufficient progress" had been reached for Brexit talks to advance from divorce terms to the future relationship between London and Brussels , Hammond said the United Kingdom had already made undertakings that meant there would be little change on trade.

by | December 18, 2017 | 06:50

The wedding date presents a potential conflict for Prince William , however. Or the FA Cup final at Wembley? He added: "Saturday 19 May promises to be a wonderful day with such a special royal occasion being followed by English football's showpiece event, the Emirates FA Cup Final".

by | December 18, 2017 | 06:28

Northerly winds of 20 to 35 miles per hour can be expected with local gusts exceeding 50 miles per hour likely, according to weather officials. The alert prompted several Bay Area public safety agencies to issue their own advisories. The fire weather warnings are a result of a long-lasting ridge of high pressure just off the West Coast that has blocked storms from reaching California and is responsible for dry northerly or northeasterly winds.

by | December 18, 2017 | 05:29

Responding to the final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse released on Friday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the government would also set up a task force in January to act on the recommendations.

by | December 18, 2017 | 04:11

He was diagnosed with the tumor following surgery to remove a blood clot in July. No other details about the call were disclosed, but on Friday night White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that she was praying for McCain and his family.

by | December 18, 2017 | 03:56

News agencies are reporting that the UN Security Council on December 18 will vote on a draft resolution rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel . "The US remains deeply committed to helping facilitate a peace agreement that is acceptable to both sides", he said. It demands that all member-states not recognize any actions that are contrary to United Nations resolutions on the status of the city.

by | December 18, 2017 | 03:53

The official said investigators are looking into reports that Dykes had been sexually assaulted. Dykes, who worked at the British embassy, had described herself on a LinkedIn page as a Programme and Policy Manager with the Department for International Development - a position she had held since January.

by | December 18, 2017 | 01:10

As part of the protest action, Teva employees also demonstrated at company locations around the country, Histadrut said. The move prompted the Histadrut, Israel's main labor federation, to announce a half-day solidarity strike in the public sector from morning until noon.

by | December 18, 2017 | 01:05

Indiana State Police confirmed the crash happened around 9 p.m.in a wooded area behind a residence along Hamburg Road near Senft Road. Another dog survived the crash and was found at a nearby residence. ISP will be investigating jointly with FAA. Indiana State Police and the Federal Aviation Association are investigating the incident. Numerous Franklin County police and fire departments as well as the Franklin County Coroner's Office assisted at the scene.

by | December 18, 2017 | 00:31

This speaks to investors' trust in the American economy. "Look at the markets, which have grown". The Kremlin yesterday said that President Vladimir Putin and his USA counterpart Donald Trump had agreed in a phone call to exchange information about North Korea and cooperate on possible initiatives to resolve a crisis around the Asian nation.

by | December 18, 2017 | 00:18

That's totally in the Constitution, isn't it?? It will be broadcast on December 27. "You're excited about this, I'm nervous about this that's what's quite amusing". Mr Obama quipped back: "Let me see the face", before joking, "I don't want to see that face". It's reported Mr Obama even teased Harry about his romance with Meghan Markle earlier this year at the Invictus Games.

by | December 18, 2017 | 00:20

Carolina Panthers fans watching Christian McCaffrey rip the Green Bay Packers to shreds Sunday must be wondering why he doesn't do this all the time . But Panthers cornerbacks Bradberry and Daryl Worley each picked off one of Rodgers' attempts. The Carolina Panthers had a lot of off-field distractions hanging over them heading into Sunday's game.

by | December 18, 2017 | 00:14

Putin, in his phone call with Trump, said Russian Federation would alert USA authorities if it received any information about any attack being planned on the United States, Interfax quoted the Kremlin as saying. It stressed that the cooperation " serves as an example of the positive things that can occur when our countries work together ". United States intelligence agencies have previously concluded that Russian Federation tried to meddle in the 2016 presidential election in an effort to ...

by | December 17, 2017 | 16:21

Spurlock posted a tweet Wednesday evening , linking to a almost 1,000-word essay describing his past transgressions. "Most of all, I paid so I could remain who I was", he said . In his statement, Spurlock made numerous other confessions, saying that he has depression, has been unfaithful to all his previous wives and girlfriends, was sexually abused as a child, and has been drinking since he was 13, to the point where he has never "been sober for more than a week".