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The development came a day after US President Donald Trump said he would recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the new capital of Israel, escalating tensions in the occupied Palestinian territories. "The IDF holds Hamas responsible for the hostile activity perpetrated against Israel from the Gaza Strip", it said in a statement . The first rocket was intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system.
  • Penn State's Saquon Barkley Wins 2017 Paul Hornung Award

    Penn State's Saquon Barkley Wins 2017 Paul Hornung Award

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    Barkley ranks fourth in the Big Ten in rushing with 1,134 yards, but he leads the conference and ranks second in the Football Bowl Subdivision in all-purpose yards (179.5 per game). Edwards. Saquon Barkley sat alongside Penn State head coach James Franklin and cornerbacks coach Terry Smith at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, looking on twice to see if he would take home a national honor.
  • San Antonio man shoots would-be robber to death

    San Antonio man shoots would-be robber to death

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    Carlos Molina, 32, was eating at a San Antonio Popeyes with his family around 9pm on Wednesday when Andres Herrera, 19, walked in to the fast food restaurant and demanded his money and belongings at gunpoint. Police said the man's wife and two of their children were allowed to go but two others were in the bathroom. The robber's body could be seen between the dining area and counter as investigators examined the scene, the paper reported.
  • Trump Was Emailed Access to Hacked Wikileaks Documents Before Election

    Trump Was Emailed Access to Hacked Wikileaks Documents Before Election

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    In September 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump, his son Donald Trump Jr, and others were offered a decryption key to gain access to leaked Wikileaks documents ahead of the general public. The email also advertised access to the hacked emails of Colin Powell, the former secretary of state. The email was provided to investigators working on the Congressional inquiry into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign team and Russian officials during the 2016 U.S.
  • Creek Fire: Some evacuations lifted as containment increases

    Creek Fire: Some evacuations lifted as containment increases

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    As of a 3:27 p.m. update from California Fire, the Creek Fire has consumed 11,377 acres since it began Tuesday in Los Angeles County with zero percent containment. The fire is occurring while fighters across Southern California are battling a blaze in Ventura County. Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck warned that given the Santa Ana winds that are expected to continue through at least Thursday, fire and law enforcement officials will be stretched to the limit.
  • Zuma to appeal ruling invalidating Shaun Abrahams appointment

    Zuma to appeal ruling invalidating Shaun Abrahams appointment

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    Judge President Dunstan Mlambo‚ who read out the judgment‚ ordered that the deputy president must appoint the NDPP while Zuma is president. "The question is whether these challenges can be attributed to Zuma the person and his leadership style or do they go beyond him?" said Mathekga‚ adding that the issue could be the powers given to the president and the involvement of Parliament in the making of key appointments.
  • Australia to ban foreign interference in politics

    Australia to ban foreign interference in politics

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    Meanwhile, former trade minister Andrew Robb has hit out at his former coalition colleagues for painting him as treasonous, as the government eyes foreign interference laws. The tension between China and Australia has escalated since Mr Turnbull's comments, with China lodging a diplomatic complaint. Dastyari then misrepresented Australia's policy on China's sweeping territorial claims in the South China at a press conference held exclusively for Chinese reporters and attended by Huang.
  • President Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine,' PA says

    President Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine,' PA says

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    Al-Harithi's standpoint was shared by the Russian President's spokesman Dmitry Peskov, who pointed out that the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital may ride roughshod over the peace process pertaining to the Palestinian Authority and could drive a wedge within the global community.
  • Mike Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine' as protests continue

    Mike Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine' as protests continue

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    Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas issued a vociferous condemnation of Trump's announcement as a violation of "all worldwide and bilateral agreements and resolutions", saying the move would disqualify the United States from any future role as mediator in the conflict.
  • Firefighters called to rescue YouTuber with head cemented in microwave

    Firefighters called to rescue YouTuber with head cemented in microwave

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    Their intention was to use the microwave as a mold. The group had meant to use the microwave as a mould, but the man got trapped and by the time emergency services arrived, the group had spent 90 minutes trying to rescue him. Watch Commander Shaun Dakin said: "As amusing as this sounds, this young man could quite easily have suffocated or have been seriously injured".