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Turkey’s President: U.S. Is a ‘Partner in Bloodshed’

11 December 2017

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan labeled the United States Monday a “partner in bloodshed” over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Since his decision on Wednesday, protests and demonstrations broke out across the Arab world. Erdogan, whose nation only started to normalize relations with Israel last year, said Trump’s announcement would permanently [...]

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Germany ‘ashamed’ over anti-Israel protests

11 December 2017

The German government said Monday it was “ashamed” of weekend demonstrations against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, which saw some protesters chant anti-Semitic slogans and torch Israeli flags. Government spokesman Steffen Seibert told reporters that although Berlin opposed the move by US President Donald Trump last week, it strongly condemned protests [...]

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PA resident accused of raping 10-year-old Jerusalem girl

11 December 2017

Police are investigating a Palestinian Authority Arab on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old haredi girl, Kikar Hashabbat reported. The Arab was renovating the family’s Jerusalem home when he entered the girl’s room and raped her. The girl told her parents, who brought her to the police station to file a complaint. After the girl [...]

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Sweden investigates attempted arson against Jewish chapel

11 December 2017

Swedish police on Monday said they are probing an attempted arson against a Jewish chapel after a similar attack against a synagogue, which came in the wake of the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Two burning objects had been thrown at chapel, located at a Jewish cemetery, in Sweden’s third largest city of [...]

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Trump links New York bomb attack to immigration debate

11 December 2017

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump cited the suspect in the New York subway bombing on Monday as an argument for his crackdown on legal as well as illegal immigration, after the administration said the man entered the country in 2011 on a family immigrant visa. “Today’s attempted mass murder attack in New York City — [...]

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Trump Group Sends 12-Year-Old to Interview Roy Moore

11 December 2017

A political group backing President Donald Trump has sent a 12-year-old girl to interview embattled Alabama Republican Senate contender Roy Moore. The America First Project published a video Sunday that showed Millie March—who rose to fame at the age of 11 during the 2016 election due to her support for Donald Trump—interviewing Moore as part [...]

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Pro-Trump jurors sought by men charged in Kansas mosque bombing plot

11 December 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three men accused of plotting to bomb a western Kansas mosque say their rights are being violated by the exclusion of jurors from more politically conservative areas. Attorney for the three men say in documents filed in federal court in Wichita that the jury selection procedure is discriminatory and “excludes rural [...]

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At Baltimore City Hall, 1-year-old girl is an unofficial council member

11 December 2017

BALTIMORE — During her first year of life, the daughter of Baltimore City Councilwoman Shannon Sneed has napped, laughed and gurgled from the dais through votes, budget work sessions and public hearings. Baby Rae accompanied her mom to support legislation in Annapolis and slept through Mayor Catherine Pugh’s inauguration. She’s known to cry out during [...]

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Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

11 December 2017

US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars. “This time we will not only plant our flag and leave our footprint,” Trump said at a White House ceremony as he signed the new space [...]

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India’s deafening silence after Trump’s Jerusalem shift

11 December 2017

India’s two-sentence response to the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week elicited mixed reactions after New Delhi for decades strongly backed the Palestinian cause. The static statement to a dynamic situation was described by some as muted, others as pragmatic, and still others alleging it imbibes the anti-Muslim right-wing consensus of the [...]

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They wanted to fly Confederate flags at a South Carolina Christmas parade. They got thrown out

11 December 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Members of a heritage group that were given initial approval to display the Confederate flag during a South Carolina Christmas parade said Sunday they were forbidden from doing so at the last minute. A post on social media by the Carolina Flaggers said on Nov. 27 that their application to participate in [...]

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CLIMATE – US researchers flock to join Macron’s climate change project

11 December 2017

Eighteen climate scientists, 13 of them based in the United States, were on Monday named the first beneficiaries of the research grants linked to French President Macron’s “Make Our Planet Great Again” project, which will see them relocate to France. “The selected projects are of very high standards and deal with issues that are particularly [...]

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EU to Netanyahu: Jerusalem Must be Capital of Two States

11 December 2017

European Union diplomats are set to tell to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that their position remains Israeli-Palestinian peace can only be obtained through negotiations and that Jerusalem is not the capital solely of Israel. “We Europeans believe that Jerusalem must be the capital of two states, the state of Israel and the state of [...]

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Saudi Arabia lifts ban on public cinemas

11 December 2017

Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom. The government said it would begin licensing cinemas immediately and the first movie theatres are expected to open next March, in a decision that could boost [...]

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