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Washington Post reporter apologizes to Trump over crowd tweet as president demands firing

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 19:44 Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel has apologized for tweeting a photograph of an empty auditorium taken before Donald Trump’s rally in Pensacola, Florida Friday. The president responded by calling for Weigel to be fired. Weigel shared a photo of Trump’s rally taken before it had started, tweeting, “packed to the rafters,” in an apparent ...

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Czech president brands EU ‘cowards’ over stance on Trump’s Jerusalem move

Czech President Milos Zeman, known for his controversial statements, has called EU countries “cowards” over their response to Donald Trump’s recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. He is the only world leader to endorse move, other than Netanyahu. “The European Union, cowards, are doing all they can so a pro-Palestinian terrorist movement can have supremacy over a pro-Israeli movement,” Zeman ...

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‘Bibi to prison’: Thousands demand Netanyahu resignation over corruption in Israel

Thousands of Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over corruption charges. The so-called ‘March of Shame’ attracted more than 10,000 people on Saturday, Ynet News reported. The protestors on Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard chanted “Shame, shame, shame,” “Bibi Netanyahu to Maasiyahu Prison,” and “We will not give in until ...

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US won’t be lectured by countries that lack any credibility over Israel & Palestine – Haley to UNSC

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 23:48 Edited time: 9 Dec, 2017 23:52 America’s envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley, has claimed that only the United States, and not the 14 other nations comprising the UN Security Council, has credibility when it comes to mediating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Palestinians, however, see things very differently. Haley was speaking at an emergency session ...

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Lebanon urges Arab League to sanction US over Jerusalem decision

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 21:47 Edited time: 9 Dec, 2017 21:59 Arab League nations should pressure the US to reverse its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Lebanon’s foreign minister told a gathering in Cairo, which condemned the move as “dangerous and unacceptable.” “Pre-emptive measures (must be) taken against the decision, beginning with diplomatic measures, then ...

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American provocateur: Why North Korea is going ballistic over missiles

With each passing year, North Koreans marks the change of seasons unlike any other people in the world, watching the US and South Korea open massive military games. With Trump, the saber rattling has increased exponentially. There are few things more unnerving than watching two state leaders, with a nuclear arsenal at their disposal, lobbing verbal grenades at each other, ...

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‘Racist behavior’: Spartak youth captain faces 10-game ban over Liverpool match charge

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 13:20 Spartak Moscow youth team captain Leonid Mironov is facing a minimum 10-game suspension if he is found guilty of racist behaviour towards Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster, which allegedly occurred during a UEFA Youth League game on Wednesday. Brewster, 17, had to be physically held back by team-mates in the closing stages of the match after ...

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Senator Al Franken to resign over sexual misconduct charges

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 17:33 Edited time: 7 Dec, 2017 17:41 Senator Al Franken (D-Minnesota) announced his resignation on the Senate floor, following heavy pressure from his fellow Democrats to step aside over allegations of sexual misconduct. Franken said he won’t give up his voice as an activist. “Today I am announcing that in the coming weeks I will ...

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IMF warns over ‘large risks’ for China’s financial system

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 14:47 The growing debt dependency at a “dangerous pace” by the world’s second-biggest economy, China, has raised International Monetary Fund (IMF) concerns. The fund has warned of large risks and imbalances. According to the IMF’s health check of China’s financial system, four-fifths of the country’s banks are at risk. China’s “big four” banks had adequate ...

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