• Pence delays trip to Israel, Egypt until mid-January

    Pence delays trip to Israel, Egypt until mid-January

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    Pence was to have departed on Tuesday night for Cairo. Pence has been a key figure in the Republican effort to overhaul US tax law. Senior White House officials said the uncertainty of the timing of the Senate vote could have pushed back Pence's schedule in Egypt and Israel, and the vice president felt it was important to be in the Senate in case he was needed to break a tie vote.
  • #IndiaDecidesOn18th: Incumbent Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins Rajkot (West)

    #IndiaDecidesOn18th: Incumbent Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins Rajkot (West)

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    Congress, which was leading after initial counting giving the BJP some jittery moments, is leading in 75 seats. It's the victory of the people of Gujarat, their unshakable faith in the agenda of development, casteless & classless society. Vajubhai Vala, incumbent governor of Karnataka, had won the seat seven times for the BJP - from 1985 to 2012. The BJP workers have started celebrating all over the nation as the trends indicate party's victory in both the states.
  • Syria's Assad ramps up rhetoric against YPG, calls them 'traitors'

    Syria's Assad ramps up rhetoric against YPG, calls them 'traitors'

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    Syrian President Bashar Assad will stay in power after the Syrian conflict is over and the West will have to speak to him, French President Emmanuel Macron said. The SDF also accused the regime of freeing "terrorists" from its prisons so they could "shed the blood of Syrians of all stripes". The Kurdish minority accounts for an estimated 15 percent of Syria's population and the YPG has control of the country's oil-rich northeastern region.
  • Grader's Letter to Santa Spurs Donation Drive

    Grader's Letter to Santa Spurs Donation Drive

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    I want food, but I need a blanket more, '" Espiricueta told KGBT-TV . 'This makes me very sad, ' she wrote in her post . The next day, Espiricueta asked the student about her letter to Santa. Garcia said she knelt down next to Crystal as she unwrapped the balls with a big smile on her face. "Some of my students were not even excited about Christmas because they know that their parents can not afford to buy a Christmas tree or gifts for them", she told ABC News .
  • Obama protected Hezbollah in order to preserve Iranian nuclear deal — Politico investigation

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    Officials cited in the report accused then-president Barack Obama of implementing a "systematic decision" that "serially ripped apart the entire effort". Talking anonymously, some former Obama officials told Politico the decisions were made to improve relations with Iran. "There has been a consistent pattern of actions taken against Hezbollah, both through tough sanctions and law enforcement actions before and after the Iran deal", said Kevin Lewis, an Obama spokesman who worked at ...
  • Tens of thousands protest in Indonesia against US Jerusalem move

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    The resolution that was vetoed would have called on "all states to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the holy city of Jerusalem", citing a 1980 council resolution. In Netanyahu's words, "One defeated the many, truth defeated lies". "Thank you, Nikki Haley". During the Security Council session, U.N. Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov said that since a 2016 resolution demanding a halt to settlement activity in East Jerusalem, construction had continued unabated, and ...
  • EC pulls back Rahul Gandhi's notice, to set up panel

    EC pulls back Rahul Gandhi's notice, to set up panel

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    The section prohibits public meetings and campaigning 48 hours prior to the commencement of voting. In another order, the EC directed the setting up of a committee to examine the provisions of Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, under which the Congress leader had earlier been issued the notice.
  • Over 300 Fall ill on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

    Over 300 Fall ill on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

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    When he started to feel sick on the cruise, she thought it was his Type 1 diabetes, until they went to see the doctor on board. It was the second time in less than a month that illness hit passengers on one of the cruise line's vessels.
  • Kenya, Zanzibar face-off in CECAFA Challenge Cup final

    Kenya, Zanzibar face-off in CECAFA Challenge Cup final

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    At the same time, Posta Rangers goalkeeper Patrick Matasi has rallied the players and fans alike to support head coach Paul Put as the Belgian tactician looks set to revive Kenyan football after leading Kenya to a sixth Cecafa Senior Challenge title on Sunday, with victory over Zanzibar.
  • Phil Jackson won't be at Kobe Bryant's jersey retirement ceremony, report says

    Phil Jackson won't be at Kobe Bryant's jersey retirement ceremony, report says

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    Bryant, an 18-time All-Star, retired as the first player in National Basketball Association history to play at least 20 seasons with the same franchise, capping off his career with a 60-point performance vs. Kerr played against Bryant's Lakers teams for seven years before watching them as a front-office executive, TV analyst and, ultimately, head coach. And what about an epic Jordan-Kobe one-on-one game? Kobe shot a lot more 3s, but in Michael's era 3s weren't as big a part of things.