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The al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported in that between January and May of 2017, Israel had seized five fishing boats, detained 14 Palestinian fishermen, shot and injured four, while two fishermen were killed. The Times of Israel website speculated that it was created to coincide with a ceremony marking the 24th birthday of an Israeli army soldier, Oron Shaul , who was killed in 2014 and whose remains are reportedly being held by Hamas.
  • USA charges Romanians over Washington DC surveillance cameras hacking

    USA charges Romanians over Washington DC surveillance cameras hacking

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    Mihai Isvanca and Eveline Cismaru were arrested earlier this month in Bucharest and now await extradition to the USA on charges of wire fraud and attacking protected computers, according to court filings from the Department of Justice. The US Department of Justice said the case was "of the highest priority" because of the security surrounding the presidential inauguration . Ransomware restricts users from accessing their own computers and demands a payment to the ramsomware operator to ...
  • US gets $285M cut in UN's 2018-19 budget

    US gets $285M cut in UN's 2018-19 budget

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    Haley said on Sunday: " We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of". "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", Haley said.
  • MET EIREANN: Snow and ice weather warning for Louth

    MET EIREANN: Snow and ice weather warning for Louth

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    A more serious "amber" snow warning has been issued for parts of Yorkshire and Lancashire. Friday will bring foggy and frosty conditions with scattered rain and hail storms with more widespread rain expected by late afternoon. But Paul says the snow will turn to rain below 350m tomorrow morning. The Met Office warning predicts accumulations of up to 10cm (4ins) are likely and up to 15cm (6ins) could fall over higher ground.
  • LeBron James makes shocking statement about Kevin Durant Video

    LeBron James makes shocking statement about Kevin Durant Video

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    A back-to-back involving games in Denver and the Bay is about as hard a two-day stretch as an National Basketball Association team can face, especially one without its best player. Still, the Jazz remain just a few games outside the playoff picture, which is beginning to take more permanent form. The first time , the referee review found Durant made forearm contact to James that affected his speed, quickness, balance and rhythm.
  • Who said what as Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship

    Who said what as Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship

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    The former World No 1, who had lost his overall crown to Carlsen in 2013, reclaimed the World Rapid Chess Championship title that he had won in 2003 beating Vladikir Kramnik in the final. I came here in a pessimistic frame of mind. This win was obviously a special moment for Anand, as he himself took to Twitter, to thank all those who wished him.
  • Storm Dylan to hit the county on Saturday and Sunday

    Storm Dylan to hit the county on Saturday and Sunday

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    The storm's expected track is northeast wards through Donegal Bay and up along the north Ulster coast. The warning comes as Storm Dylan approaches Ireland, bringing wind speeds of 60 to 80 km/hr. Both of these warnings will come into effect from 9pm tomorrow until 6am on Sunday. The biggest impact will be felt along Ulster and Connacht. "Rain and sleet will spread northeastwards and will turn to snow for a time, mainly over the northern half of the country".
  • He sped away from police - right off the end of a pier

    He sped away from police - right off the end of a pier

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    However, the water in the river was very cold. He tried to escape by driving off a pier and into the Columbia River. Timofey Erofeeff, 27, was allegedly trespassing at a marina in Astoria, Oregon, according to the Daily Astorian , when the police chase was triggered.
  • BJP attacking country's Constitution, using lies for political benefits: Rahul

    BJP attacking country's Constitution, using lies for political benefits: Rahul

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    The Twitter post appears to be an innocuous one, if read casually. It came at 8.52 pm yesterday, a few hours before Jaitley's birthday and the Congress' foundation day. The BJP on Thursday moved a privilege motion in Rajya Sabha against Rahul Gandhi for "twisting" the name of Jaitley. BJP general secretary Bhupinder Yadav, MP from Rajasthan and a right hand man of BJP President Amit Shah, raised the privilege issue in the House, amid loud protests from the Congress benches.
  • Anthrax antibodies in defector raises fears North Korea is developing chemical weapons

    Anthrax antibodies in defector raises fears North Korea is developing chemical weapons

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    The sample sent to South Korea was destroyed and the facility decontaminated. A Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, on Friday again denied any Chinese involvement in smuggling goods into or out of North Korea. Senior defense analyst Shin Jong Woo said the anthrax vaccine is probably given to North Korean soldiers working on biological weapons projects. Pyongyang sees the joint exercises as preparation for war, while Beijing is still angry about the deployment of a USA ...
  • Melbourne rolls out extra security ahead of New Year's Eve

    Melbourne rolls out extra security ahead of New Year's Eve

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    There have been multiple fire deaths this year in Sumter, but hopefully 2018 will be a better year, he said. It takes the whole community, he said, to prevent fire deaths. Never carry fireworks in your POCKET or shoot them into METAL or GLASS containers. Captain James Brown of the Corpus Christi Fire Department is warning residents about the dangers and fines that could occur from improper use of fireworks.