• 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames

The Beech B-36 Bonanza took off from Montgomery Field, a half-mile to the west, and the engine stalled, police were told. Neighbors reportedly broke windows of the home and called inside. The blaze was knocked down about 5 p.m. Witnesses said the plane had some sort of engine trouble before crashing. There were a total of four people on board t...

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  • Middle East protests erupt after Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Middle East protests erupt after Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Turkey on December 9 condemned Israel's "use of disproportionate force" on Palestinians protesting the USA president's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. However, Palestinian protests on Saturday were less intense than on the previous two days. Two members of the militant organisation were killed while the Palesti...

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  • 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

The IDF announced on Sunday, 22 Kislev, another Hamas tunnel originating in Gaza and stretching into southern Israel has been discovered and destroyed. Once, because it is responsible for the Gaza Strip, and any act of violence that emanates from the Gaza Strip is under Hamas responsibility. It now seems that there is a possibility to discover ...

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  • Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent U.S. at Olympics, not Trump
Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent U.S. at Olympics, not Trump

Lindsey Vonn won a gold medal in the women's downhill competition in 2010 in Vancouver. "If I were invited to the White House, which I consider a great honor, I would not attend". Meanwhile, Vonn is focusing on the gold at the Olympics and is also attempting to break the record of 86 World Cup victories held by Ingemar Stenmark since 1989.

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  • Mauritanians hit streets to decry USA shift on Jerusalem
Mauritanians hit streets to decry USA shift on Jerusalem

Trump's embassy move has inflamed the Israel-Palestine conflict, in which the status of Jerusalem is a key issue. The annoucement drew criticism from every other member of the UN Security Council at an emergency meeting on Friday. Pence is scheduled to visit Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Egypt in next week's swing through the region. In...

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  • Forecasters bump up projected snow totals for Saturday
Forecasters bump up projected snow totals for Saturday

The heavy snow band moved across Austin and San Antonio, to Houston and the beaches of Galveston and Corpus Christi, where 7 inches of snow fell in some areas. The advisory also includes the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester and Nassau Counties, and Southern Connecticut. The snow may briefly mix with rain or sleet across the eastern tip...

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  • Australia Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage Bill
Australia Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage Bill

A review into religious freedom will report in March, which could lead to further law changes. Same-sex marriage campaigners converged outside parliament in the nation's capital Canberra to celebrate the historic occasion, which sees Australia join more than 20 other countries in recognising such unions.

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  • 'Heavy snow' predicted as weather warning is extended into Sunday
'Heavy snow' predicted as weather warning is extended into Sunday

Larger accumulations are likely on high ground. The warning was released this evening after 4pm and is valid until tomorrow, Friday 8 December, at 6pm. It'll stay cold, but bright. Friday is also expected to remain cold with a mix of sunny spells and scattered wintry showers. In the afternoon, temperatures will be 2 to 5 degrees generally and ...

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  • White House: Trump's throat 'was dry'
White House: Trump's throat 'was dry'

Towards the end of his announcement that the USA would recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital , Mr Trump appeared to stumble over several words. During a Wednesday speech regarding Jerusalem , President Donald Trump raised some eyebrows regarding not only what he said, but how he said it.

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  • Amid wildfires, Getty museum says art is safe
Amid wildfires, Getty museum says art is safe

The cause of the fires and the difficulty with containing them is attributed to the Santa Ana winds . But if there's a shift or a temperature inversion, there's a chance smoke from the fire could be a factor in a city that's been dealing with smog issues for more than half a century.

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  • Cardinals: Stanton won't waive no-trade clause for St. Louis
Cardinals: Stanton won't waive no-trade clause for St. Louis

Giancarlo Stanton is dictating where he's willing to be traded, including the Yankees, but they can't afford his massive contract. A tough break for Stanton, as he'll miss out on playing for the Cardinals and will have to settle for a better team in a better city.

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  • Michael Flynn said Russian Federation sanctions would be 'ripped up'
Michael Flynn said Russian Federation sanctions would be 'ripped up'

The congressman said he had heard about the alleged Flynn texts from an unnamed confidential informant. "Mike has been putting everything in place for us.This is going to make a lot of very wealthy people", Copson told the whistleblower, according to Cummings' letter .

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  • Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen airstrikes as U.S. raises humanitarian concerns
Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen airstrikes as U.S. raises humanitarian concerns

Zeid said its creation "is an important step toward accountability and ending impunity for the serious violations of human rights committed by all sides in Yemen amid a worsening humanitarian crisis in the country, and ensuring justice and remedy for the victims".

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  • During Trump inaugural, Flynn greenlighted nuclear project with Russian Federation
During Trump inaugural, Flynn greenlighted nuclear project with Russian Federation

Elijah E. Cummings. Representative Elijah Cummings , the senior Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, said a whistleblower had contacted his office with evidence that Flynn was pushing to remove sanctions on Russian Federation in order to spur the ambitious nuclear plan ahead.

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  • U.S. top court leaves in place Texas ruling questioning gay spousal benefits
U.S. top court leaves in place Texas ruling questioning gay spousal benefits

As the Supreme Court wrestled with a clash between religious freedom and LGBT rights on Tuesday, all eyes were on Justice Anthony Kennedy, who might have to reconcile two strands of his jurisprudence. In one of the most animated oral arguments the high court has held, justices on both sides peppered four lawyers with questions to illustrate how...

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  • Ex-Yemen President Saleh killed in Houthi attack
Ex-Yemen President Saleh killed in Houthi attack

On Saturday, Saleh said that he was open to talks with a Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels, in what the fighters called "a coup" against their fragile alliance with the former president. Meanwhile, Mr Hadi, Yemen's president, ordered his forces to retake the capital from the Houthis, an official from his office said. Yemen has since be...

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  • Russia Has Been Banned From Competing In The 2018 Winter Olympics
Russia Has Been Banned From Competing In The 2018 Winter Olympics

Individual Russian sportspeople will still be allowed to compete as an "Olympic Athlete from Russia" in the cold-weather tournament, but they have to do so without their national flag or anthem . The US Olympic Committee praised the IOC's announcement. "Working with the IOC Athletes' Commission, we will now look for opportunities to make up for th...

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  • Air crew saw North Korea missile re-enter atmosphere
Air crew saw North Korea missile re-enter atmosphere

A report from the Yonhap News Agency said the captain of a Korean Air flight approaching South Korea's Incheon Airport from San Francisco reported to ground control that he had seen a flash about one hour after the North Korean missile launched, The Telegraph reported .

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  • Starbucks is opening a store in China every 15 hours
Starbucks is opening a store in China every 15 hours

Starbucks has opened a stunning location in China that is 300 times bigger than the average coffee shop. Starbucks dominates in China and is growing fast in the market, while in the USA it comes under pressure from a "third wave" of boutique coffee sellers and cheaper rivals.

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  • Robert Mueller has spent $3.2 million on special counsel's Russian Federation investigation
Robert Mueller has spent $3.2 million on special counsel's Russian Federation investigation

The details of the expenditures related to Mueller's investigation were laid out in a copy of the report obtained by The Associated Press, which was subsequently released publicly by the special counsel's office. Donald Trump and his family have long-standing ties to Germany's largest bank. Bankruptcies at his hotel and casino business in the...

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  • House of Cards to resume shooting in 2018 without Kevin Spacey
House of Cards to resume shooting in 2018 without Kevin Spacey

After star Kevin Spacey was accused of propositioning an underage Anthony Rapp in 1986, Netflix announced that the upcoming sixth season of House of Cards would be its last. First elements of response, with the announcement of a Kevin Spacey totally absent from the season . Several past and present crew members of House of Cards told ...

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  • Conyers retires amid firestorm of sexual harassment allegations from several women
Conyers retires amid firestorm of sexual harassment allegations from several women

The allegations spurred a House Ethics Committee investigation into Conyers' conduct. 'It's very sad. The courageous women who came forward are owed justice, ' Pelosi continued at a Capitol press conference. Conyers, 88, was hospitalized last week due to "stress". In the political world, it's never that simple. Conyers has denied all the allega...

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  • Tyrod Taylor carted off against Patriots
Tyrod Taylor carted off against Patriots

According to Bills head coach Sean McDermott, Taylor suffered a patellar tendon contusion against the Patriots, but MRI results showed that the quarterback avoided ligament damage to the knee. Due to the injury and the uncertainty of it heading into the week, McDermott would not give any indication if Taylor would be ready to play by Sunday.

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  • Yemen's Saleh killed in ambush
Yemen's Saleh killed in ambush

He dramatically changed the map of the war in Yemen the night he announced on TV that he accepted reconciliation, and assassinating him will not change this . Firefighters hose a building in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak to the press.

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  • Chabahar port phase-I opens, to boost India-Iran trade
Chabahar port phase-I opens, to boost India-Iran trade

The port in Iran's Sistan-Balochistan province on the energy-rich nation's southern coast is easily accessible from India's western coast and is increasingly seen as a counter to Pakistan's Gwadar port, which is being developed with Chinese investment and is located around 80 kms from Chabahar.

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