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Bulgaria: Small Jewish community to celebrate Hanukkah

Bulgaria: Small Jewish community to celebrate Hanukkah A young boy dressed as a Maccabee celebrates the start of Hanukkah at the National Menorah lighting ceremony. "Hanukkah is the only holiday that Jews celebrate in the outdoors", Tiechtel said. On Monday, a crane placed the 18-foot-tall menorah commissioned by Chabad of Nashville in front of the state house. Several city council members, rabbis from various Nashville synagogues and members of the... [Full Article...]

The first winter storm of the season

The first winter storm of the season Wind chills overnight are expected to make the temperatures feel like the single digits by early Wednesday. A general snowfall moves in tonight and continues through Tuesday morning . Actually, Thursday will probably be even colder with many stuck in the teens to around 20 for a high with wind chills between -5 and +10. We will also have another chance for snow on Friday. [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders goes off on the media at White House press briefing

Sarah Sanders goes off on the media at White House press briefing Acosta wanted to ask more questions on the same issue, but Sarah moved on to other reporters in the room. The White House Press Secretary was asked to cite a specific story that she says is intentionally false. There was nothing more than an individual trying to put their bias into their reporting, and something that frankly has gotten a little bit out of control. [Full Article...]

APC chairman John Odigie-Oyegun congratulates PDP's Uche Secondus

APC chairman John Odigie-Oyegun congratulates PDP's Uche Secondus He said, "With revelations of how money-for-votes and systematic rigging were brazenly perpetuated during the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, the All Progressives Congress is mindful of the popular axiom: "a leopard can not change its spots". [Full Article...]

Thousands protest Jerusalem recognition in Lebanon

Thousands protest Jerusalem recognition in Lebanon In Beirut, meanwhile, Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters, some of them waving Palestinian flags, near the USA embassy. In the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Sunday, thousands protested outside the United States embassy, many waving banners saying "Palestine is in our hearts". [Full Article...]

Trump wants United States astronauts back to the moon - and someday Mars

Trump wants United States astronauts back to the moon - and someday Mars Standing with retired astronauts including Harrison Schmitt, one of the astronauts on Apollo 17 - the last piloted mission to the moon, and Vice President Mike Pence , Trump on Monday touted the initiative as the first step in establishing a foundation on the moon for "an eventual mission to Mars and perhaps someday to many worlds beyond", reports CNN. [Full Article...]

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during riots in West Bank, Gaza

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during riots in West Bank, Gaza Al-Malki added that all options are on the table to protect Jerusalem from Israel , adding that "we will use all legal and political means to protect our Jerusalem". Two Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces during clashes over the weekend after Trump's announcement that infuriated the Palestinians and Muslims across the world. [Full Article...]

Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel using new techniques

Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel using new techniques During the 2014 Gaza war, Hamas militants launched surprise attacks from tunnels that crossed under Israel's security fence and into Israel. It was the second such operation in recent weeks, with the last tunnel destroyed on October 30. The situation became even more volatile following Trump's Wednesday recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his plan to move the USA embassy from T... [Full Article...]

Haley: Trump's Jerusalem decision will 'fastball' peace, stop Israel 'bashing'

Haley: Trump's Jerusalem decision will 'fastball' peace, stop Israel 'bashing' Over the last week a slew of sexual misconduct allegations from numerous women felled three USA lawmakers: Republicans Trent Franks and John Coyers and Democratic senator Al Franken. "The time has come", Haley told CBSs Face the Nation . "There have been repeated attempts to hit Israel, for no reason whatsoever", Haley said. But most have not shown similar outrage when allegations have be... [Full Article...]

Palestinian president will not meet Pence: adviser

Palestinian president will not meet Pence: adviser Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he will not meet US Vice President Mike Pence later this month following Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital . But it remains to be said that Palestinians stand the biggest loss in the face of these conflicts-their cause loses a bit more as extremist forces continue and as Iran employs Palestinian suffering as a vantage... [Full Article...]

Gujarat votes in test for India's 2019 general election

Gujarat votes in test for India's 2019 general election Several important leaders and candidates, including Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, his opponent on Rajkot-West seat Indranil Rajyaguru, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party chief Jitu Vaghani and Congress MLA of Amreli seat Paresh Dhanani, among others, cast their votes. [Full Article...]

27 people were arrested by ICE in Grand Rapids

ICE said those who aren't facing charges are expected to be deported. After several reports pointing toward an increasing trend of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting undocumented immigrants with no criminal background or low-level offenses-the exact people President Obama said the country shouldn't prioritize deporting-we now have the statistics to paint a full picture: Acc... [Full Article...]

Release delayed for Gotti biopic filmed in Tri

Release delayed for Gotti biopic filmed in Tri However, it's highly unlikely a new distributor will be found in time for the slated release date of December 15 and it will no doubt get pushed to 2018. I invited his group, they saw it and bought it. The film's producers felt the same, and activated a buy-back clause in the original deal. There may be a simple explanation for that, as an outside investor reportedly financially backed the film fo... [Full Article...]

N. Korean missile risk leads airlines to change routes

N. Korean missile risk leads airlines to change routes Singapore Airlines changed a flight route between South Korea and the USA earlier this year over fears about North Korean missile launches in the Asia-Pacific region, it has emerged. The crew of Cathay Pacific CX893, which was traveling to Hong Kong from San Francisco, reportedly saw the missile from their plane as it was passing over Japan and alerted the country's air traffic control. [Full Article...]

Netflix Finally Announces The 'Black Mirror' Season 4 Premiere Date

Callister" being a particularly intriguing proposition. USS Callister , directed by Toby Haynes ( Sherlock ) and starring Jesse Plemons , Cristin Milioti , Jimmi Simpson , and Michaela Coel . Black Mirror's third season was the first debuted on Netflix, which saw Charlie Brooker score an Emmy for the critically acclaimed episode San Junipero. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Trump's 2nd permanent DHS chief

Nielsen was Kelly's chief of staff when he headed the department and followed him to the White House, where she served as his principal deputy chief of staff. Nielsen said the federal government should adjust its modeling and preparation for dealing with weather events related to climate changes, but refused to acknowledge the alleged human contributions to those changes. [Full Article...]

At Least Three Reported Killed In Aztec High Shoot Shooting

At Least Three Reported Killed In Aztec High Shoot Shooting A police officer who responded to a mass shooting at a Florida nightclub and now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder is losing his job. Two of the dead are believed to be students and more than a dozen were injured, KOAT-TV reported. [Full Article...]

Chinese gov't protests Indian drone 'intrusion,' crash

Chinese gov't protests Indian drone 'intrusion,' crash Pakistan-based terror groups are likely to find a mention in the communique to be adopted at the Russia-India-China (RIC) trilateral meeting on Monday, a news report said. India had objected to the construction highlighting its security concerns. "According to our information, Wang will meet with the top officials of India and detailed information will be released in due course", Geng said . [Full Article...]

International Olympic Committee bans Russian Federation from 2018 Winter Olympics

International Olympic Committee bans Russian Federation from 2018 Winter Olympics Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, who was banned for life from the Olympics this week, insisted on Thursday there was no state-backed doping in Russia and slammed the decision to exclude Russia from the 2018 Winter Games. Politicians and athletes earlier reacted with anger and disappointment to the International Olympic Committee decision. In all, it is estimated that more than 1,000 R... [Full Article...]

Two rockets fired on Israel land in Gaza

Two rockets fired on Israel land in Gaza The Israeli military said two rockets were launched toward Israel, but fell short of their intended destination and landed inside Gaza. An Islamist militant group called the Al-Tawheed Brigades took credit for firing the rockets at Israel. [Full Article...]


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