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No it doesn't. It officially recognizes Israeli's existence and has done so since 1993 but not it's right to exist, because it sees Israel as a state born in sin, the sin of Palestinian displacement. All but about 90,000 Jewish settlers live in about 5% of the West Bank that includes portions of East Jerusalem. Aid to the work carried out by World Vision in the Palestinian territories was suspended in 2016 after allegations were made that the charity's head in Gaza siphoned millions of ...
  • January 2: A warm day with chance of rain this afternoon

    January 2: A warm day with chance of rain this afternoon

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    Rain is likely after 8 p.m. Monday . Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming southwest in the afternoon. Drizzle and spotty, light rain can be expected this evening, with more steady rain showers expected to begin overnight. Friday night: Mostly cloudy; low of 19. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Look for periods of showers and rain Monday and Tuesday . Tuesday Night: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots.
  • North Korea Is "Close" to Testing Long-Range Nuclear Missiles

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    The sanctions were tightened last month after Pyongyang conducted its fifth and largest nuclear test on September 9. While other heads of states use their New Year message to convey a sense of optimism, paranoid comfort eater Kim took the opportunity to boast about the size of his weapons.
  • Samajwadi Party war: Here are the top developments

    Samajwadi Party war: Here are the top developments

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    The decision was announced at the Samajwadi Party core group meet held at Akhilesh's residence earlier on 30 December. The loud manner in which Akhilesh's supporters rose up in arms and demonstrated their anger while demanding his reinstatement drowned the feeble slogans raised by a handful of Shivpal supporters.
  • How to get home safely on New Year's Eve

    How to get home safely on New Year's Eve

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    Unlike in year's past though, Uber now shows users a dollar amount for the cost ahead of time, instead of making inebriated customers do the math on how much surge pricing will cost them. It's a program offered by the PLCB which teaches bar and restaurant staff, including security, to look out for people who appear too drunk. Schreffler and PennDOT suggest downloading the app SaferRide, which has been approved by the National Highway Transportation Safety Board.
  • Tsai predicts Taiwan will face challenges in 2017

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    Tsai added that Taiwan's friendliness towards China and respect "for the facts of history" remained unchanged. Beijing has urged Washington to prevent president Tsai Ing-wen and her delegation from landing in the USA as she travels to visit Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador.
  • US Coast Guard searches for missing plane over Lake Erie

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    Thursday night, but shortly thereafter all contact with the aircraft was lost. A Coast Guard aircraft, stationed in Detroit, is aiding in the search, and a second aircraft is expected to participate, WKYC-TV, Cleveland, reported. "(The cutter) will give us a stable platform to search from", Yaw said. U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Joel Altman says air traffic control notified the Coast Guard at 11:30pm Thursday by air traffic control that the Cessna Citation 525 disappeared shortly ...
  • Akhilesh, Ram Gopal Out: 3 Likely Political Scenarios Emerge in UP

    Akhilesh, Ram Gopal Out: 3 Likely Political Scenarios Emerge in UP

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    Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday released his own list of 235 candidates for the UP assembly election. "This is completely unconstitutional", Ram Gopal Yadav told media. A hush-hush off-record conversation between Shivpal Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav has been caught on camera. Intense political activities continued at the Samajwadi Party headquarters and at the official residence of the chief minister yesterday.
  • Fresh advance in east Mosul to begin within days: United States commander

    Fresh advance in east Mosul to begin within days: United States commander

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    James, speaking from an austere outpost east of Mosul where several hundred USA troops are stationed, said the pace of the upcoming phase on the eastern side would depend on resistance from ISIS. The United Nations has previously expressed concern that the destruction of Mosul's bridges could obstruct the evacuation of civilians. More than 60,000 residents have already fled the fighting, resettling in temporary desert encampments on the outskirts of the city.
  • 3.3M natural disaster strikes near Los Angeles

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    Geological Survey. There was no initial word on damage or injury resulting from the quake. Leading experts say California's largest and most risky fault - the San Andreas, which runs near Los Angeles - is long overdue for a massive quake.
  • Watership Down Author Richard Adams Dies At Age 96

    Watership Down Author Richard Adams Dies At Age 96

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    A statement on the official website for " Watership Down " said Adams' children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren announced his death "with sadness". "A lot of them don't, you know", he said. She added that the upcoming adaptation of the book - which is due to air on the BBC and Netflix next year - gave Adams "great composure and comfort".
  • Mark Hamill pays respect to Carrie Fisher on Twitter

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    She was a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired. "The force is dark today!" "I've been attacked by her dog many times". "I am the beginning with "girl power" - deal with it", she said. Here are some Twitter reactions to the death of the iconic actress. Ridley, 24, starred in last year's Star Wars: The Force Awakens , which saw Fisher reprise her role as General (née Princess) Leia Organa.