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World News Facebook Bans Netanyahu’s Son for a Day Over Anti-Muslim Posts
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Yair then continued his anti-Muslim tirade, writing in a separate post: "Do you know where there are no terror attacks?" The eldest of the prime minister's sons, Yair Netanyahu still lives with his parents at the official prime ministerial residence in Jerusalem and is provided with a state-funded vehicle and security detail.

World News What are the chances Virginia sees a White Christmas?
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Christmas Day will begin with some sunshine and might finish with a few snowflakes as well. Although there likely won't be enough snow for a white Christmas, he says temperatures will definitely be below the freezing point. Those could bring some festive flakes into the region on Sunday, with some rain and snow for Christmas. The days leading up to Christmas appear quiet on the snow forecast front, with no major storms setting up, according to Accuweather forecaster Alex Sosnowski.

World News Trump admin. set to officially ban bump stocks
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The Justice Department pledged to fight any legal challenge. Individuals who own bump stocks will be required to either surrender them to the ATF or destroy them by late March, the official said. Giffords, a gun reform group founded by Democratic Congresswoman Gabby Giffords who was shot in 2011, celebrated the administration's move, but tweeted, "Shame on the majority of Congress who, more than a year after Las Vegas, has still not held a vote on any legislation to #BanBumpStocks".

World News Mueller and other probes posing risk for Trump
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Since May 2017, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been heading an investigation - independent of government - into possible links between members of Trump's election campaign and the Kremlin, which U.S. "There was a letter of intent to go forward, but no one signed it", he said. According to the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, Cohen's claim is backed up by American Media Incorporated chief David Pecker who assisted in the payments and cover-up.

World News Donald Trump Directs Pentagon To Create
Author: 0 Donald Trump Directs Pentagon To Create "Space Command"

Pence will visit Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, and is expected to visit the Pentagon this week, in part to discuss Trump's sought-after Space Force . Space Command, is unknown. The Space Command functions were absorbed by US Strategic Command, and the Air Force retained its lead role in space through Air Force Space Command.

World News White House Signals It May Cave On Border-Wall Shutdown
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Schumer said during a press conference on Tuesday that the White House could not reprogram money for constructing a wall on America's southern border, contending that it would require "congressional approval". During the most recent shutdown in January 2018, the three-day shutdown over the weekend wasn't quite long enough to delay paychecks. Should a shutdown occur, it would be relatively limited, as Congress has already funded most government operations through September 2019.

World News Trump travel ban keeps Yemeni mother from seeing dying son in US
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After a tearful televised plea from the boy's father, the USA embassy in Cairo issued a visa for Swileh, who has been staying in Egypt as she tries to fly to the United States, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Muslim civil rights group that assisted the family.

World News Clashes erupt in Yemen's Hodeida in truce violation
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The UN source said the delay until 2100 GMT on Monday was necessary for "operational reasons". "While the Hodeidah agreement states an immediate start of the ceasefire , it is normal that it takes 48-72 hours to be communicated at the operational level", a United Nations source said.

World News Donald Trump's troubled charity foundation to shut down
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The attorney general's office is also seeking $2.8 million in restitution, penalties, and a ban on Trump and his three oldest children serving on the board of any other NY nonprofit. It also seeks to bar Mr Trump, his sons Eric and Don Jr and daughter Ivanka from serving on the boards of other NY charities. The lawsuit, filed by the state in June, claimed that Trump used his charity for political and personal gain.

World News ‘No foul play’ after baby discovered dead on Balbriggan beach
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A number of phone calls have been received at Balbriggan garda station. Gardai are trying to establish how the baby got to the beach but say they are satisfied she was not washed up. "She will know that the gardai in Balbriggan will have named her attractive baby Belle, and we want her to seek medical attention and receive the care, support and attention she needs and deserves".

World News Megan Markle’s father appeals for her to call home
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Harry's always loved hunting and it has provided them with a great chance to bond as brothers. It's the latest point of contention between the Princes after a testing time in their relationship'. "I felt that we had drifted apart", Samantha told The Daily Mail a year ago. Her hair survived the day and night festivities too, and looks perfectly in place in the loose up do she chose for the ceremony.

World News AGC files criminal charges against subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs and employees
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But Goldman said in a statement that "certain members of the former Malaysian government and 1MDB lied to Goldman Sachs , outside counsel and others about the use of proceeds from these transactions". On the same day, prosecutors in the US Attorney's Office in Brooklyn said Leissner had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to launder money and conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and had agreed to forfeit US$43.7 million.

World News Brexit deal with Theresa May would put Jeremy Corbyn in third place
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She will address EU leaders at the two-day European Council after seeing off rebels who attempted to remove her from the party leadership, winning by 200 votes to 117 in a secret ballot. Hartlepool MP Mike Hill says Theresa May has been left "between a rock and a hard place" despite winning a confidence vote by Tory MPs. . The PM said she was happy to meet Mr Blackford but warned they would have a "fundamental difference of opinion" on Brexit.

World News Turkey offensive in Syria 'a bad idea' warns United States rep Jeffrey
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The claims about the Kurdish YPG were made Sunday as Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, again, threatened an operation in northern Syria if the US does not have the militia withdraw. Turkey considers the YPG an offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), an armed group fighting for greater Kurdish political and cultural rights in Turkey, which is designated a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and the EU.

World News U.S. airstrikes kill 62 militants in Somalia
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Al-Shabab uses parts of southern and central Somalia to plot and direct extremist attacks, steal humanitarian aid, extort the local populace to fund its operations, and shelter radicals, said USA military statement. The attacks targeted known al-Shabab encampments and the latest assessments show no civilians were injured or killed. Al-Shabab has long used historic Gandarshe town, roughly 48 kilometers (30 miles) southwest of Mogadishu, as a launching pad from for attacks, including ...

World News French city honors victims of Christmas market attack
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Place Kleber is a central square highly visited by tourists for its Christmas market. The father said he had last seen Cherif Chekatt three days before the attack. (AP) Prosecutors have opened a terror investigation into the attack. A 28-year-old Italian journalist, in town to cover the European parliament, was also shot and killed, as was a 36-year-old former Pole who had lived in Strasbourg for the past 20 years.

World News Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action
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Countries also agreed to consider the issue of raising ambitions at a United Nations summit in NY next September. On the political front, President Trump says he intends to withdraw the US from the Paris agreement and has engaged China in a trade war; Brazil's new president-elect has signaled he may no longer support the agreement; and leaders in Europe are struggling with domestic challenges, including the recent "Yellow Vest" protests in France over fuel taxes.

World News Weather warning issued for severe snow and blizzards in the Borders
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The forecaster says the developing depression (Storm Deirdre) will track northeast over Ireland during Saturday afternoon and evening and will bring wet and windy weather to all areas. The worst snow is likely to be on high ground in parts of North Yorkshire and on the coast, such as Whitby and Scarborough. And the icy conditions caused road crashes on Saturday night, police said.

World News United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon confirm Hezbollah tunnels crossed border with Israel
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The UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon has confirmed the presence of the tunnels and says it's working with both Israel and Lebanon to address the situation in like with UN regulations. The tunnel, like the first three, has been booby-trapped by the IDF and anyone entering it on the Lebanese side risks his life. Israel believes that the tunnels would have been used by the Hezbollah's elite Radwan unit to infiltrate into Israel in an attempt to take control of communities and kill as many ...

World News France Protests: Yellow Vests turn out for fifth weekend
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Many prominent figures in the largely leaderless movement have vowed to keep up their campaign. The government had also warned that protests would complicate the task of preventing terrorism after a shooting Tuesday at a Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg killed four people.

World News Trump to Review Murder Charge Against Former Green Beret
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But there was a problem: the alleged terrorist was not on a list of targets US forces were cleared to kill, Fox News previously has reported. But the case was reopened in 2016, after Golsteyn said during a Fox News interview that he had killed a bombmaker, who had been held as a detainee, out of fear that the bombmaker would target Afghans helping US troops if he were let go.

World News Ex-Flynn business partner charged in Turkish lobbying case
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Alptekin is also charged with failing to register as a foreign agent and also making false statements. This story is breaking and will be updated . Both Kian and Alptekin failed to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), under which Flynn, the former White House national security adviser, also failed to register connected with his work with Turkey.

World News 'Heartbroken' Chester Zoo confirm that animals were killed in devastating fire
Author: 0 'Heartbroken' Chester Zoo confirm that animals were killed in devastating fire

Thanking the emergency services, Mr Christon said the cause of the fire was now unknown and the zoo would be working with the authorities with their investigations. "We are working hard to account for all other species". A spokesperson said: "The zoo has been evacuated and all animals are accounted for". "The staff ensured all the members of the public were safe".

World News Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional
Author: 0 Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

Not only is much of the handwringing premature, much of it is also likely to be unnecessary. "Millions of people now rely on ObamaCare's subsidies and rules, which argues against judges repealing the law by fiat", the editorial board said. A coalition of Democratic state officials led by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra will appeal O'Connor's decision, most likely to the U.S.

World News Labour MP discusses second Brexit vote with minister
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The Financial Times reported that Education secretary Damian Hinds had said he was open to the idea of "flushing out" the different options, which could include a no-deal Brexit , May's deal or a second referendum. Simon Coveney, Ireland's foreign minister, said if Britain wanted to put an "entirely new" Brexit proposal forward, the government would most likely have to delay its departure.

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