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Cairo-based newspaper al-Masry al-Youm, citing unnamed officials at the Egyptian Aviation Ministry, reported on Friday that national carrier Egyptair and Russian state airline Aeroflot have started scheduling direct flights between the two countries for February.
  • Police Officer Under Investigation for Handcuffing 11-Year-Old Girl

    Police Officer Under Investigation for Handcuffing 11-Year-Old Girl

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    That's my daughter. Don't cuff her, " Whitney Hodges said. Grand Rapids Police Department spokeswoman Cathy Williams said the girl was handcuffed for two minutes and cops patted her down to make sure she wasn't carrying a weapon. As the officers were setting up a perimeter, three females exited the home, two adults and the 11-year-old girl who was later identified as Honestie Hodges .
  • Zuma handed massive defeat on state capture probe

    Zuma handed massive defeat on state capture probe

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    The High Court in the capital Pretoria ordered Zuma to appoint within 30 days a judicial inquiry into the allegations that have hung over him and his associates. Zuma also sought to block the report's release. The court ordered that once the inquiry is set up, it should complete its task and present its report to Zuma within 180 days.
  • Passenger Arrested After Making Threats On Flight To Sacramento

    Passenger Arrested After Making Threats On Flight To Sacramento

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    At the end of the video, a man in a blue shirt is seen hurrying toward the woman and physically forcing her back into her seat. Police were waiting for her when the plane landed 11 minutes ahead of schedule, according to flight tracking service FlightAware, and she was booked into the Sacramento County Jail on charges of making criminal threats, Sacramento's CBS13 reported.
  • Kamloops' Jewish community celebrates start of Hanukkah

    Kamloops' Jewish community celebrates start of Hanukkah

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    Large outdoor versions of the Hanukkah menorah, a 9-light candelabrum, have become a familiar December sight in towns and cities across the country. Hosted by the American Friends of Chabad Lubavitch , the night features musical performances from Dreidelman and the Macabees, as well as and the United States Air Force Band.
  • Head of rescue operations stated in the massive Iran natural disaster tragedy

    Head of rescue operations stated in the massive Iran natural disaster tragedy

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    The US Geological Survey recorded its magnitude as 6.1, saying the quake struck at a depth of 35 miles (57km). A magnitude 6.0 quake is considered strong and capable of causing severe damage. "The rescue crews present in the area haven't reported any casualties or damage nonetheless." the head of rescue operations for the Red Crescent told state broadcaster IRINN.
  • Turkey To Host Islamic Summit Following Trump's Jerusalem Decision

    Turkey To Host Islamic Summit Following Trump's Jerusalem Decision

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    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will leave for Turkey to participate in an emergency session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Jerusalem, a source from the president's administration told Sputnik. Egypt and the United Arab Emirates will send foreign ministers, while Saudi Arabia had yet to say how it would participate. Among the "possible decision that the OIC could take", the paper wrote, are declaring that Trump's decision is "null and void", and taking urgent ...
  • NWS issues weather and wind advisories

    NWS issues weather and wind advisories

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    Lake-effect snow will begin to churn again late Tuesday and through Wednesday. Anticipated snowfall ranges from up to five inches in southern Michigan to more than a foot of snow expected further north along Lake Michigan. The best accumulations with this larger-scale system should be over the higher terrain in the Catskills and Adirondacks, and to the south of Lake Erie into Pennsylvania , where flow off of Lakes Huron and Erie will enhance overall totals.
  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud is not a substitute'

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud is not a substitute'

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    When you have three games like we have this week in six days, there is an opportunity for them to start". Aaron Ramsey joins Shkodran Mustafi on the short-term injury list, and Wenger is mindful that his team have one day less of recovery time than West Ham during this busy part of the season.
  • Israel hit Hamas posts in Gaza Strip in response to missile attacks

    Israel hit Hamas posts in Gaza Strip in response to missile attacks

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    The control Hamas exercises over the Gaza Strip was evidenced as Israel once again destroyed a terror tunnel that extended from the Hamas-ruled territory into Israel, The Jerusalem Post reported Sunday. A third rocket was intercepted by an Iron Dome system. The circumstances of the incident, which occurred near Gaza's northern border with Israel, were initially unclear.
  • President Kovind meets China, Russia foreign ministers

    President Kovind meets China, Russia foreign ministers

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    It is to be noted that the Foreign Ministers are here in India to participate in the 15th RIC (Russia-India-China) Trilateral Meeting.The meeting, to be hosted by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj , is expected to review global and regional issues of common interest, Bureaucracy Today reports.
  • White House blames dry throat for Trump's unusual speech

    White House blames dry throat for Trump's unusual speech

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    President Donald Trump has scheduled a physical health exam for early next year at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and will share the results with the public, the White House announced Thursday, a day after Trump's slurred speech sparked concern about his health.
  • Haley insists United States move on Jerusalem will 'move the ball forward'

    Haley insists United States move on Jerusalem will 'move the ball forward'

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    When asked to assess similar allegations of misconduct leveled against President Trump during the 2016 campaign, Haley replied, "Women who accuse anyone should be heard. Allegations of sexual misconduct against the president have been given renewed attention in recent weeks after several prominent men in the worlds of politics, entertainment and media have been accused of sexual harassment, assault and rape.
  • IDF's new method for destroying terror tunnels could reduce potential Hamas reaction

    IDF's new method for destroying terror tunnels could reduce potential Hamas reaction

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    The students had reportedly marched to the border in protest around 9 a.m., and were met with live fire from Israeli forces. The school's building was damaged but there were no injuries and no one in the building when it was hit. Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Israel-Palestine conflict, with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem - now occupied by Israel - might eventually serve as the capital of a future Palestinian state.
  • Trump records robocall for Roy Moore

    Trump records robocall for Roy Moore

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    The chief of staff to Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson ended up losing his job. U.S. President Donald Trump is trying to push embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore across the finish line in Tuesday's election in Alabama by contending the Democratic nominee would oppose "what we must do" for the nation.
  • Rosie O'Donnell Shames Franken's Accuser, Defends Him on Twitter

    Rosie O'Donnell Shames Franken's Accuser, Defends Him on Twitter

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    Franken already faced a Senate Ethics Committee investigation into previous claims by several other women that he groped them or sought to forcibly kiss them. A national conversation about sexual harassment has intensified this fall after the heavily publicized case of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of many acts of sexual misconduct, including rape, by actresses and other women.
  • Traveling this weekend? Winter Storm Benji could affect your journey

    Traveling this weekend? Winter Storm Benji could affect your journey

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    Sunday for areas northeast of the District. Heavier totals are being seen in areas off to the east and south. Flurries and some accumulation have occurred already in these areas and more is expected through the early afternoon. The snow, moving up from the south , will likely begin after 2 a.m. Saturday . After a cold start to Monday , we should see slightly milder highs for Monday and Tuesday before another surge of cold air drops temperatures by mid-week.
  • Hina Khan asks Priyank Sharma to maintain a distance from her

    Hina Khan asks Priyank Sharma to maintain a distance from her

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    While a lot of them revelled in tears of joy, the case was slightly different with Priyank Sharma, whose ex girlfriend Divya Agarwal entered the house with the intention of slamming him and scolding him. "He introduces Hiten as 'suljha hua aadmi" and Arshi as "the prettiest girl in the house". Actually what happened is Arshi Khan's father got confused between Hina and Shilpa.
  • CNN Corrects Report About Trump Campaign and WikiLeaks Tip

    CNN Corrects Report About Trump Campaign and WikiLeaks Tip

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    Trump Jr. read or responded to the email". The network claims that the story they ran was based on two sources who saw the email - they write that the document was provided to "congressional investigators", so there's a pretty good chance that their sources were a pair of congressional staffers.
  • Hyundai and Subaru Earn the Most IIHS Top Safety Picks for 2018

    Hyundai and Subaru Earn the Most IIHS Top Safety Picks for 2018

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    Fifteen of those earning its highest award despite tougher criteria requiring better headlights and enhanced passenger side protection. Safety tests this year included a passenger-side crash test, a first for the IIHS award. Every Subaru model except the BRZ coupe earned the rating. "We developed this test when it became clear that some manufacturers were not paying attention to the passenger side", said Adrian Lund, IIHS president.
  • Donald Trump Jr grilled in Russian probe

    Donald Trump Jr grilled in Russian probe

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    But as Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) told Rachel Maddow on Wednesday night , if Congress tolerates witnesses like Trump Jr. making up new standards for shielding conversations, it will be much harder for investigators to learn the truth about what happened in 2016, even while making it obvious that those involved have something to hide.
  • Instagram adds Stories Highlights and Archive

    Instagram adds Stories Highlights and Archive

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    Speaking of that, you can now create Stories Highlights to combine your photos and videos that you think are your best or that go together or that showcase the best of what you can do or offer. Instagram has rolled out two new tools - Stories Highlights and Stories Archive -for its Stories feature. From there, you can re-live your favourite stories (#memories).
  • Indiana Democratic Sen. Donnelly calls on Franken to resign

    Indiana Democratic Sen. Donnelly calls on Franken to resign

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    ET. "We can't just believe women when it's convenient", Casey tweeted . "I have listened to them". To achieve lasting change, we will need to fight this everywhere on behalf of everyone by insisting on accountability and working to bring more women into leadership in each industry to fundamentally shift the culture.