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People Georgia Refused to Participate in UN Voting on Jerusalem Status
Author: 0 Georgia Refused to Participate in UN Voting on Jerusalem Status

Haley said . "This historic reduction in spending - in addition to many other moves toward a more efficient and accountable United Nations - is a big step in the right direction". Then, as now, Ms. Haley took credit for cuts to that budget, which she said had exceeded $500 million. But after that 128-9 vote, Trump and Haley appeared to threaten funding to the global body.

People Snow and ice warnings issued as wintry weather expected to return
Author: 0 Snow and ice warnings issued as wintry weather expected to return

Sub-zero temperatures will only rise to between 1 and 5 degrees by this afternoon. In Ireland, there will be patches of freezing fog and isolated snow showers throughout the morning. Snow may accumulate over the higher ground of North Highland. A Stansted spokesperson said passengers are being looked after, and Ryanair has apologised.

People Viswanathan Anand regains World Rapid Chess Championship
Author: 0 Viswanathan Anand regains World Rapid Chess Championship

The Indian, playing from the black side of the Nimzo-Indian defence, won the game in 34 moves thanks to an endgame in which his queen and bishop that controlled the long diagonal proved too powerful. The 46-year old Anand is presently in lead with Vladimir Kramnik and Wang Hao at the World Rapid Chess Championship. I came here in a pessimistic frame of mind.

People Suspect tries to escape police by driving auto off pier
Author: 0 Suspect tries to escape police by driving auto off pier

A diver enters the water for a pickup driven off a pier into a side channel of the Columbia River. Moreland said he pulled out his phone and shot video as the man sped up. They made a decision to charge him with second-degree criminal trespass and were advised to take him into custody for a Deschutes County parole violation.

People IDF Retaliates After Gaza Rocket Hits Kibbutz Sha'ar HaNegev
Author: 0 IDF Retaliates After Gaza Rocket Hits Kibbutz Sha'ar HaNegev

The launches came amidst escalation between Israel and the Palestinians over U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his plan to move the U.S. Before Friday, the last rockets fired from Gaza were on December 18, one of which hit a home in a border town. Israel holds Hamas for all attacks emanating from the territory regardless to which gunmen fire the rockets.

People Storm Dylan expected this weekend
Author: 0 Storm Dylan expected this weekend

Met Eireann are warning of high winds from Storm Dylan, with wind speeds of between 60 to 80km/h and gusts of up to 120km/h on Saturday night and Sunday morning. The warning covers Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Longford, Louth, Westmeath and Meath and is valid from 10pm on Friday until 6am on Saturday morning.

People South Korea Holds Ship Thought to Convey Oil to North Korean Vessel
Author: 0 South Korea Holds Ship Thought to Convey Oil to North Korean Vessel

The panel advised that the unification ministry should lead the inter-Korean talks systematically and that education to let students know about DPRK situations should be changed into education for peace and co-prosperity. Contact with anthrax can cause severe illness and death if not treated, according to the CDC, which noted that anthrax is not contagious like a common cold or flu.

People Erie, Pennsylvania, got hammered with 5 feet of snow in 2 days
Author: 0 Erie, Pennsylvania, got hammered with 5 feet of snow in 2 days

Some parts of the north central United States could see temperatures an astonishing 22 to 28 degrees (40-50F) colder than normal this weekend. Temperatures hovered around zero degrees in Chicago on Tuesday. Temperatures are expected to warm up slightly, but the high could still only reach 18 degrees, Onton said; even colder temperatures will return on Saturday.

People Parliament says it will comply with ConCourt judgment
Author: 0 Parliament says it will comply with ConCourt judgment

Mr Zuma has been weakened by a number of corruption allegations and by his recent replacement by Cyril Ramaphosa as head of the ruling ANC. The current case relating to impeachment proceedings was brought by the EFF, the UDM and COPE against the Speaker of the National Assembly to compel the House to carry out its Constitutional functions and scrutinise Zuma's conduct.

People US And Israel Sign Secret Plan To Take On Iran
Author: 0 US And Israel Sign Secret Plan To Take On Iran

The accord was signed December 12 after two days of secret meetings in Washington between National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and his Israeli counterpart, Meir Ben-Shabbat, Axios and The Times of Israel reported . The plan does not include an escalation of US military activity in Syria and Iraq. Mattis and McMaster, as well as the heads of the U.S. Central Command and U.S.

Author: 0 At least 10 killed in Cairo church attack: Egypt Health Ministry

Two police officers are thought to be among the dead. At least three people have reportedly been killed after an attack on a church south of Cairo , according to reports. The officials requested anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media. State-run MENA news agency reported that the other gunman fled the scene.

People Protest in support of Ahed Tamimi outside detention camp suppressed
Author: 0 Protest in support of Ahed Tamimi outside detention camp suppressed

Ahed , who was seen slapping an Israeli soldier in a video , has reportedly been transferred to three different detention centers since her arrest on December 19. In 2012, Ahed gained fame among Palestinian activists for an incident in which she led a group of children, including her younger brother, in arguing with Israeli soldiers.

People 12 dead in Bronx fire
Author: 0 12 dead in Bronx fire

They were both dead. Police say four children are among the 12 people killed in New York City's deadliest residential fire in decades. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, standing alongside the mayor, described the fire as a "tragedy. Witness Rafael Gonzalez, who lives in a building across the street, told WCBS-TV he was woken by the smell of smoke and then saw some people using a fire escape of the burning building as the fire raged.

People I have absolute right to do what I want with DOJ
Author: 0 I have absolute right to do what I want with DOJ

There was collusion with the Russians and the Democrats. Mueller's team is trying to determine if members of the Trump campaign and Republican National Committee, who worked together on the digital arm of Trump's campaign, provided assistance to Russian trolls attempting to influence voters.

People NK missile developers hit by US sanctions
Author: 0 NK missile developers hit by US sanctions

United Nations unanimously imposed new, tougher sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent ICBM test, a move the North branded an economic blockade and act of war. Similarly, the White House too had released a report earlier this month claiming North Korea was developing chemical and biological weapons that can be delivered via missiles.

People Secret Service interviews suspect in Mnuchin manure caper
Author: 0 Secret Service interviews suspect in Mnuchin manure caper

The LAPD official said the city's bomb squad and Secret Service were wrapping up their investigation of the package at the Bel Air home. Strong said a friend's horses supplied him with enough manure to leave two boxes not just at Mnuchin's Bel-Air home, but also at another of his mansions in Beverly Hills.

Author: 0 Sisters Remain Critical After Fatal Crash

The sisters' parents, Lars and Vivian, were incinerated in the crash, along with the driver of the four-wheel-drive - 50-year-old Craig Whitall. Jessica remains in a critical condition in St George's Hospital . Whitall's son Shane posted an emotional tribute to his father on Facebook. Mr Whitall had been jailed for driving while disqualified and had only recently got his licence back when the crash occurred, according to News Corp.