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Initial reports following the mayor's press conference said the Christmas Market in Nazareth was cancelled. Mayor Ali Salam pointed to Trump's December 6 decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital - which sparked violent protests and a call from Hamas for an uprising against Israel - as the reason for canceling all holiday plans.
  • John Conyers Steps Down

    John Conyers Steps Down

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    Al Franken (D-MN). Last week, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) was also publicly named as the first sitting member of Congress known to have used a little-known Congressional account to settle an $84,000 sexual harassment claim brought by his former communications director in 2015.
  • Iran Inaugurates Chabahar Port Expansion

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    Iran is believed to have asked the Indian government to "manage" or operate the first phase of the port until work for the second phase is finalized. The capacity of the port is 8.5 million tonnes. "The routes of the region should be connected on land, sea and air", Rouhani said at the inauguration ceremony, according to his office.
  • Florida soccer coach found in NY with missing teen arrested

    Florida soccer coach found in NY with missing teen arrested

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    A Florida teen was reportedly found safe more than 1,000 miles from her home following a lengthy search for her and her 27-year-old soccer coach. Sometime after 4 p.m. Rodriguez could face criminal charges, according to reports , and was arrested on a warrant issued for interfering with child custody. Rodriguez was taken into custody without incident, and Caitlyn was detained, the Sheriff's Office said.
  • Orissa second in crimes against women: NCRB

    Orissa second in crimes against women: NCRB

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    Bengaluru topped the list for cyber crimes for the last two years. There was a 3% decline in the total number of " crime against women " in 2015 when compared to 2014. A total of 1,11,569 children (41,175 males and 70,394 females) were reported missing in which maximum children missing were reported from West Bengal (15.1%) during 2016.
  • Moderate quake shakes the East Coast

    Moderate quake shakes the East Coast

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    The station also writes that Paul Caruso, a geophysicist with the USGS , says there is potential for aftershocks. The USGS initially reported the quake as a 4.4 magnitude. The U.S. Geological Service reported intensity levels - a different measurement than magnitude - ranging from 3 (weak) to 5 (moderate) throughout Delaware.
  • Police responding to shots fired at the Galleria at Crystal Run

    Police responding to shots fired at the Galleria at Crystal Run

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    Two individuals were injured, as indicated by News 12 Westchester , yet the degree of their wounds was not promptly clear. "It appears that a male wearing a dark-hooded sweatshirt and gray trousers discharged one round from a handgun into the floor of the second-level mall in front of the American Eagle store", says Walkill Police Chief Robert Hertman.
  • Security beefed up ahead of Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad

    Security beefed up ahead of Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad

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    Prime Minister Modi, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Ivanka Trump will be inaugurating and addressing the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) here. US Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster on Monday said economic and security relationships between the two countries would have to reinforce each other to make this strategic pact a lasting one.
  • State trooper was 'the definition of a gentleman,' friend says

    State trooper was 'the definition of a gentleman,' friend says

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    He was returning to a patrol vehicle when a suspect fired shots with a rifle. Authorities say the gunman is Darbrett Black. He was charged with assault on a public servant, and attempting to take a weapon from an officer in 2015. Words of condolences and signs of support are pouring out from law enforcement agencies, and Gov. Gregg Abbott. A family friend started an online fundraiser that had raised more than $2,000 Friday afternoon, and the nonprofit 100 Club pledged $20,000 to Allen's ...
  • 11 people dead in hotel fire in Batumi

    11 people dead in hotel fire in Batumi

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    Most of the guests being treated for injuries are said to be Turkish and Israeli. All 20 participants escaped unhurt using a fire escape ladder, officials said. Formal identification of the victims was under way, but an Interior Ministry statement said one Iranian and 10 Georgians were killed in the blaze. More than 100 people were evacuated from the hotel by emergency services.
  • Army called in to secure capital

    Army called in to secure capital

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    At least one person was killed and over 200 injured after police moved in to break "blasphemy" protests. . Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa talked to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and asked him for a peaceful solution to the problem.
  • Gujarat Elections 2017: Hardik Patel forges alliance with Congress

    Gujarat Elections 2017: Hardik Patel forges alliance with Congress

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    In response, Gujarat's deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said the agreement showed a two-year-old nexus between the two. "The existing 49 per cent SC/ST/OBC reservation will not be disturbed", he added. However, the 23-year-old refrained from saying that his outfit would openly support the Congress. Gujarat Assembly Elections turn out with big news that Patidars has agreed to Congress quota formula.