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Israeli strike kills two people in Gaza, IDF denies attack

Israeli strike kills two people in Gaza, IDF denies attack

In the aftermath of United States President Donald Trump's statement, the conflict between Israel and Hamas seems to be escalating as the Israeli Army has intensified operations in the Gaza Strip. Monday's strikes came a day after Israel said it destroyed a tunnel built by Hamas that ran several hundred meters into Israeli territory. Palestinian security officials in the enclave said the sites hit were two Hamas posts. Read More

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President Donald Trump's bold economic vision continues to pay off: White House

President Donald Trump's bold economic vision continues to pay off: White House

Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "I think this one will go down as especially special". "May you all have a truly blessed and happy Hanukkah", Trump said . "It's deeply unfortunate that the White House Hanukkah Party - a bipartisan event bringing together Jewish and non-Jewish leaders alike to celebrate the Festival of Lights since 2001 - has turned into a partisan affair under this administration", Rep. Read More

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IDF destroys Hamas terror tunnel, second time in recent weeks

IDF destroys Hamas terror tunnel, second time in recent weeks

He added intelligence indicated the tunnel belonged to Hamas , the militant organization that controls Gaza, but no Israeli military personnel or civilians were considered at risk and there was no exit point at the time it was destroyed. It is the second terror tunnel neutralized in recent weeks. A Hamas attack tunnel that entered Israeli territory, which was destroyed by the IDF on December 10, 2017. Read More

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IMF's Lagarde tells Ukraine president to speed up reforms

IMF's Lagarde tells Ukraine president to speed up reforms

Saakashvili later said police had searched the wrong tent at the camp, continuing a surreal hide-and-seek game between him and Ukrainian law enforcement ever since he barged across the border from Poland three months ago. The saga threatens to embarrass the pro-Western leadership in Kiev, although Saakashvili's party, which is now seeking to unseat Poroshenko at the ballot box, does not have nationwide support, opinion polls show. Read More

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DA McMahon speaks out against concealed-carry legislation

DA McMahon speaks out against concealed-carry legislation

While there have been cases in which penalties for such violations have been excessive, the solution isn't to force everyone to honor the permits regardless of how lax the home-state criteria for obtaining the permits may have been. And according to Boyle, the Republican measure would supersede state and local laws concerning the carry of concealed weapons in school zones. Democrats also criticized Republicans for including a bill on background checks in the concealed-carry legislation. Read More

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Australian approves Same-sex Marriage

Australian approves Same-sex Marriage

Its passage was further delayed through numerous attempts by conservatives to add amendments for religious protections from the law, but they all failed and the Bill passed unamended. "Australians have spoken in their millions and they have voted overwhelmingly yes for marriage equality", he had said after the result was announced. Read More

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Flynn says Trump transition team directed him

Flynn says Trump transition team directed him

Flynn was formally charged by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday, and has pleaded guilty to making a false statement to the Federal Bureau of Investigation over his December 2016 phone call to Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak. Flynn described to them how Russian Federation would not retaliate for the sanctions following team Trump's request. "It was about the 35 guys who were thrown out", Flynn told the Daily Caller at the time. Read More

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White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state

White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state

The news that the White House is seriously considering replacing Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo comes as Trump remains deeply frustrated with his secretary of state, another source familiar with the President's thinking said. In 10 months as America's chief diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has found no world leader a greater challenge than the President of the United States. Read More

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'Small' Delaware quake felt in tristate area, USGS says

'Small' Delaware quake felt in tristate area, USGS says

A 2011 Virginia quake, that measured a much larger magnitude 5.8, was felt from North Carolina to even Canada. The natural disaster was about 6 miles east-northeast of Dover and was registered at a depth of 4 miles. "Anyone sustaining serious damage of an emergency nature to a building or home should call their local 911 center to report it". Readers may recall the 2011 quake that had an epicenter 38 miles northwest of Richmond. Read More

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Chicago, Cook County sues Uber for concealing data breech

Chicago, Cook County sues Uber for concealing data breech

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing Uber for failing to disclose a massive data breach that left the personal information of 57 million people exposed. Uber also faces lawsuits filed by consumers over the issue. "Uber's conduct has been truly stunning". The statement also says that the government "takes both the protection of personal data and the right to privacy extremely seriously". Read More

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