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People Iran strongly condemns U.S. decision on Jerusalem
Author: 0 Iran strongly condemns U.S. decision on Jerusalem

Israeli border police officers stand guard next to the Dome of the Rock mosque at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City. Describing the USA move as "provocative and unwise", the Iranian Foreign Ministry warned that "recognizing al-Quds as the Israeli regime's capital" will "provoke Muslims and inflame a new Intifada and intensify extremism and violent behavior for which the United States and the Israeli regime will be responsible".

People Lindsey Vonn: I won't represent United States president at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn: I won't represent United States president at Winter Olympics

Ambassador Nikki Haley and White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders took the USOC leadership by surprise, but chalked it up to a miscommunication. added to CNN . "What we will do is, we will make sure that we're taking every precaution possible to make sure that they're safe and to know everything that's going on around them".

People Saakashvili defiant as police clash with supporters at Kyiv protest camp
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Two protesters and 11 officers were injured in Wednesday's scuffles in Kiev, police said. It was the police's second unsuccessful attempt to arrest Saakashvili in as many days. The president, his former patron, rescinded his Ukrainian citizenship in July while he was out of the country. Poroshenko's office said prosecutors have evidence to back up the claims against Saakashvili, whom they accuse of receiving financing from criminals linked to former president Viktor Yanukovich who planned ...

People Mueller produced wealth of documents in Manafort, Gates case
Author: 0 Mueller produced wealth of documents in Manafort, Gates case

In court papers earlier this week, Mueller's office had accused Manafort of ghostwriting the op-ed with a colleague who they said had ties to Russian intelligence. Among the 400,000 total items are bank account records for accounts in Cyprus and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 116,000 financial records, and documents from Manafort's tax preparer, according to a filing Friday in federal court in Washington.

People Korea Says War Is Now Unavoidable
Author: 0 Korea Says War Is Now Unavoidable

United States and North Korean leaders continue to trade barbs as tensions heighten. Kosachev added that there is no alternative to the Russian-Chinese settlement plan for the North Korean situation. The reclusive communist state broke more than two months of relative calm last month when it test-fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile into the sea.

People Border arrests plunge 25% as deportation arrests soar
Author: 0 Border arrests plunge 25% as deportation arrests soar

CBP also said it began to see a month-over-month increase in apprehensions and inadmissible cases along the Southwest border in May, especially from children, either unaccompanied or with family members. Next year, Homan said he wants a fourfold increase in workplace enforcement operations. Officials at migrant shelters in the US and Mexico say they've heard of people staying in Mexico longer than they otherwise would or trying to find refuge within their home countries, but that the USA ...

People Trump senior aide Dina Powell to resign early next year: White House
Author: 0 Trump senior aide Dina Powell to resign early next year: White House

Powell has been one of Trump's inner circle and a key aide to national security adviser H.R. McMaster. She's expected to continue working with the administration on Middle East policy issues from outside the White House. Her standing in the White House grew quickly, as Trump often leaned on her counsel even if he didn't always follow her advice. The Washington Post, which first reported the departure, said Powell is leaving the administration on good terms with the president and had only ...

People Trump Communications Director Hicks Interviewed by Special Counsel's Office
Author: 0 Trump Communications Director Hicks Interviewed by Special Counsel's Office

According to the sources, the emails were sent to Hicks during the transition, but after American intelligence agencies had concluded that Russian Federation had interfered in the election in an attempt to tip the scales in Trump's favor, an indication that Russian Federation was still looking for inroads with Trump's inner circle.

People Defiant Putin launches £20bn liquefied natural gas plant in the Arctic
Author: 0 Defiant Putin launches £20bn liquefied natural gas plant in the Arctic

Novatek will send its first Yamal LNG cargo to China in recognition of its support and growth as a key consuming region. "Buy our gas and you'll save oil", Putin told Falih after having given the order to start loading the first gas tanker with liquefied natural gas at the Novatek-led Yamal LNG project in the Arctic.

People Tanzanian peacekeepers killed, 40 others injured in DR Congo
Author: 0 Tanzanian peacekeepers killed, 40 others injured in DR Congo

The peacekeepers were mainly from Tanzania, and at least five Congolese soldiers were also killed in the assault, blamed on a rebel group based in neighbouring Uganda, a United Nations spokesman said. The rebel movement has been active since the 1990s but intensified its attacks inside Congo several years ago. Human Rights Watch has documented more than 500 civilian deaths, at least 1,087 people kidnapped, and 11 reports of mass rape in North Kivu alone since June.

People Former Ariz. officer acquitted in fatal OIS in hotel
Author: 0 Former Ariz. officer acquitted in fatal OIS in hotel

Prosecutors ultimately charged him with second-degree murder and reckless manslaughter. A former Arizona police officer has been acquitted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man almost two years ago at a hotel in a Phoenix suburb. "Should similar facts as readily evident as portrayed in the video ever present themselves again, we will do our job and place the matter before a jury".

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

New reports are accusing Matt Lauer of inappropriate sexual behavior toward multiple women, hours after NBC News announced he had been fired after a detailed complaint from a colleague. On Thursday morning, Lauer apologized and said he was "soul searching". She said Lauer had his assistant take her to a nurse. One claimed that Lauer exposed his genitals to her.

People Appeals court in Richmond hearing latest travel ban case
Author: 0 Appeals court in Richmond hearing latest travel ban case

The reference was to tweets from Trump - considered to be official White House statements - that shared videos about Muslim violence from a British ultra-nationalist group and referred to a 120-year-old fable about shooting Muslims with bullets smeared in pig's blood.

People Palestinians participate in anti-Israel riots across Gaza
Author: 0 Palestinians participate in anti-Israel riots across Gaza

An estimated 4,500 Palestinian protesters participated in violent riots at six locations along the border with the Gaza Strip throughout Friday against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital, said a statement by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Friday evening.

People Congress instructs spokespersons not to comment on PM Modi
Author: 0 Congress instructs spokespersons not to comment on PM Modi

He has attacked the BJP, which has ruled the state uninterrupted for the past 22 years, on many issues, including the chaotic implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in July and the demonetisation of high-value currency in November 2016.

People BJP MP Nana Patole resigns from Lok Sabha, quits party too
Author: 0 BJP MP Nana Patole resigns from Lok Sabha, quits party too

BJP MP from Maharashtra Nana Patole, a critic of the central and state governments' handling of farmers' issues, on Friday resigned from the party and the Lok Sabha , accusing the saffron party of failing to keep the promises it made to the people.