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Omarosa says she quit the White House but it's with a large group of black people in homes all over America she found herself with at odds Thursday. Before her resignation, Kelly had advised Manigault Newman that changes were forthcoming - including her dismissal, according to two White House officials who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss personnel matters.
  • Survey says: Hanukkah most popular spelling of Jewish Festival of Lights

    Survey says: Hanukkah most popular spelling of Jewish Festival of Lights

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    US President Donald Trump wished his "Jewish brothers and sisters" in America, Israel and across the world a happy Hanukkah on Tuesday, as Jews lit candles worldwide to celebrate the holiday. "It's the time of year when the differences between Jews and their neighbors seem most stark". Now that her children are no longer little, McLeod said both Hanukkah and Christmas are different.
  • Turkish, Palestinian leaders meet ahead of OIC summit

    Turkish, Palestinian leaders meet ahead of OIC summit

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    Pakistan strongly condemned US President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, voicing its concern "over the implications of this decision for worldwide peace and security, especially in the Middle East", according to a Foreign Office statement.
  • More snow coming Tuesday night, along with wind and cold temps

    More snow coming Tuesday night, along with wind and cold temps

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    Some scattered snow showers will be in the area today, providing probably less than an inch of new snow over the course of the day, said National Weather Service meteorologist Tony Ansuini. There's the potential for more lake-effect bands in the area, with multiple models converging on the possibility of one heavier band lining up along western portions of the lakeshore, extending into Lorain and Medina counties, pointing southeast.
  • Palestinian Report: IDF forces kill two militants in Gaza Strip

    Palestinian Report: IDF forces kill two militants in Gaza Strip

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    The blast comes amid increased tensions in Gaza, after the military destroyed a Hamas attack tunnel on Sunday, an increase in rocket fire against near Israeli communities by terrorist groups in the Strip, and a number of violent protests along the security fence against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • China Relations More Important Than Partial Frictions: Chinese Foreign Minister on Doklam

    China Relations More Important Than Partial Frictions: Chinese Foreign Minister on Doklam

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    China's foreign ministry on Tuesday said the ties between the two countries suffered "severe stress" due to Doklam standoff and efforts to strengthen mutual trust and relationship in 2017 were "not very satisfactory". Wang's visit to New Delhi is the first by a top Chinese official to India after the 73 day Dokalam standoff and after the commencement of the second five-year term of President Xi Jinping.
  • $450m 'Da Vinci portray' heads to Louvre Abu Dhabi

    $450m 'Da Vinci portray' heads to Louvre Abu Dhabi

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    Interestingly, Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism gave the prince a budget of $500 million to obtain the painting, which is nearly impossible to fathom as the painting which previously held the record for most expensive was Picasso's "Women of Algiers", which sold for $179 million.
  • Trump hosts first White House Hannukah party

    Trump hosts first White House Hannukah party

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    Trump was standing by his wife, Melania. "This was a campaign promise that President Trump was happy to keep because he feels that way", Jeffress said in a telephone interview with Reuters on Wednesday. Jewish Cabinet officials Steven Mnuchin and David Schulman, secretary of the Treasury and Veteran Affairs, respectively, and Trump's special Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt, who also is Jewish, were among the guests.
  • Women should be heard on misconduct allegations: Haley

    Women should be heard on misconduct allegations: Haley

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    Trump's announcement on Wednesday that the USA would recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and begin the process of moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv, was met with protests and violence from Palestinians. So, why shouldn't we have the embassy there? Collins, speaking on CBS , said she is waiting until the final version of the tax bill is reconciled before weighing whether to support it.
  • Hamas vows retaliation to Israeli attacks amid tension

    Hamas vows retaliation to Israeli attacks amid tension

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    The IDF is making clear this evening (Sunday) that it chose to destroy the tunnel without blowing it up in order to reduce any potential reactions from the terrorist organization. The previous such announcement was on October 30, when Israel blew up a tunnel dug by Islamic Jihad. Israeli politicians hailed the news and suggested the detection and demolition system might be about to give Israel a significant edge in the threat posed by tunnels.
  • Shelby: Trump won't be the difference for Moore in Alabama election

    Shelby: Trump won't be the difference for Moore in Alabama election

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    Friday's campaign rally was Trump's first since September, when he went to Alabama to campaign for Sen. In addition to celebrating himself and how well his presidency is going, Trump predicted that he would be hard to defeat in the next election and ranted about the usual topics and suspects, from the Paris Accord and chain migration to people who won't say "merry Christmas" and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  • Trump slams CNN over inaccurate report

    Trump slams CNN over inaccurate report

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    Brian Ross should have not been taken off the Trump beat by ABC, but should have been fired outright for incompetence in his eagerness to further tarnish Michael Flynn. Also, a CNN spokesperson stated that the reporters who authored the story would not face disciplinary action because they followed the proper editorial process and were given incorrect information from multiple sources.
  • Appeals Court Ruling Keeps Netflix

    Appeals Court Ruling Keeps Netflix "Making A Murderer' Killer In Prison"

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    Dassey was sentenced to life in prison after confessing to police that he helped his uncle, Steven Avery , rape and kill Halbach, a freelance photographer, in 2005. Dassey's legal team might appeal Friday's decision, taking the fight to the Supreme Court. "His confession was not voluntary and his conviction should not stand, and yet an impaired teenager has been sentenced to life in prison".
  • Hundreds mourn deaths of 2 students in NM school shooting

    Hundreds mourn deaths of 2 students in NM school shooting

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    Casey J. Marquez and Francisco I. Fernandez were the two victims in the shooting. Police got initial reports of gunfire at a New Mexico school shortly after first period began. " If things go according to plan, today would be when I die ". New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez, at a press conference Thursday afternoon, agreed.
  • Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke backs shrinking more monuments

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke backs shrinking more monuments

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    Trump characterized the changes to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante as "restoring the rights of this land" to citizens. The Association of O&C Counties - a group representing OR counties that receive logging income from BLM timberlands formerly owned by the OR and California Railroad - has a lawsuit pending that challenges the Obama Administration's expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.
  • IMF's Lagarde tells Ukraine president to speed up reforms

    IMF's Lagarde tells Ukraine president to speed up reforms

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    Yanukovych. Mr. Lutsenko, the prosecutor general, this week accused him of receiving $500,000 for his political activities from a fugitive Ukrainian businessman close to Mr. "Mikheil Saakashvili won yesterday, and he won not when the Ukrainian people released him from the police minivan, but when he was arrested". If found guilty, he could face up to five years in jail.
  • N Korea Agrees To Communicate Regularly With UN At Various Levels

    N Korea Agrees To Communicate Regularly With UN At Various Levels

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    He arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday for a stay expected to last four or five days. North Korea hates such displays of American military might at close range and typically uses strong language to condemn them as invasion rehearsals. State media also said Feltman visited a Pyongyang maternity hospital and a "disease prevention" facility, but left out mention of details around his meeting with foreign ministry officials.
  • Republican congressman expected to resign over sexual misconduct claims

    Republican congressman expected to resign over sexual misconduct claims

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    He said he expected to make a statement Thursday. Franks told Roll Call that he will be making an announcement later in the day, but did not elaborate. Two Republican consultants say Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks is resigning from Congress. "Half of all black children are aborted", Franks infamously said in 2010 .
  • IIHS Releases 2018 Top Vehicle Safety Picks

    IIHS Releases 2018 Top Vehicle Safety Picks

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    The requirements for the highest-tier were strengthened to include good-rated headlights and good or acceptable passenger-side protection in small overlap front crashes , the IIHS said. To qualify for either award, vehicles must earn the a good rating in the driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint evaluations, as well as earn an advanced or superior rating for front crash prevention.