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by | December 20, 2017 | 23:07

The Sinai Peninsula has remained at the epicenter of a militant insurgency since mid-2013, when the army ousted Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first freely elected president, in a bloody military coup. The rocket attack took place as the ministers of defence and interior were on a previously unannounced visit to the city. Egypt has been conducting counterterrorist operations in North Sinai on a regular basis, as a number of terrorist groups have established themselves in the region.

by | December 20, 2017 | 23:05

Nearly 60 percent of voters disapprove of the way Trump is doing his job overall and most gave him low grades on a variety of personality traits, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. Two-thirds of respondents said they believe the tax bill will benefit the wealthy more than the middle class, while 37 percent told CNN that they believe their family will be worse off if the legislation is signed into law by Trump.

by | December 20, 2017 | 22:18

Winds could gust to 60 miles per hour, potentially leading to the fire spreading rapidly again. "It is getting pretty ridiculous". But coastal communities such as Santa Barbara, Montecito and Summerland remained at risk as crews hurried to extend and shore up buffer zones before higher winds return.

by | December 20, 2017 | 22:20

Enes Kanter has claimed he routinely receives death threats for his criticism of Erdogan and is seeking United States citizenship. "I invite once again all UN member nations to defend the historical status of Jerusalem", Erdogan said during a joint news conference with his Djiboutian counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh in the capital Ankara.

by | December 20, 2017 | 22:13

The Magnitsky Act is meant to sanction government officials who have participated in or condoned human rights abuses. Under the Magnitsky Act, those on this list are barred from entering the country and any assets they hold in US banks are frozen.

by | December 20, 2017 | 22:10

Trudeau contravened the act "when members of his family accepted the Aga Khan's gift of hospitality and the use of his private island in March 2016 and when he and his family accepted the Aga Khan's gift of hospitality in December 2016". Trudeau indicated that he took "full responsibility" for the decision and said that there would not be consequences for anyone in his office. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he takes full responsibility for going on a family vacation past year that the ...

by | December 20, 2017 | 21:54

A federal program that helps families without medical insurance get it for their kids is running out of money. The Children's Health Insurance Program also provides funding for 77,000 Alabama children enrolled in the state's Medicaid program.

by | December 20, 2017 | 21:34

The statement was adopted following the fifth trilateral meeting of Azerbaijani, Iranian and Turkish Foreign Ministers, Elmar Mammadyarov , Mohammad Javad Zarif and Mevlut Cavusoglu . "Turkey is importing oil and gas from Azerbaijan and Iran, and Ankara is mulling over increasing the volume of oil products import from these two countries", noted Mr.

by | December 20, 2017 | 21:36

Our thoughts are with Zack's family, as well as the families of the other victims, during this very hard time". The Pierce County Sheriff's office says in a tweet that the train was heading south bound and that there were "injuries and casualties", but no numbers were immediately available.

by | December 20, 2017 | 21:11

The report says that Latvala continued the behavior in both 2016 and 2017. A new accuser who has known Latvala for two decades emerged during the course of the Special Master investigation. No senator has been expelled from the Senate in the state's 172-year history. He said he would not comment further. After the report was released Tuesday evening, Latvala posted on Facebook that he would visit family in MS for Christmas and then decide what to do when he returns to Florida.

by | December 20, 2017 | 21:08

It increased its population by 2.2 percent, which took just under 37,000 new residents to accomplish. Fewer births, more deaths and "out-migration", or people leaving the state, are main factors contributing. IL was one of eight states to lose population, and had the largest numeric decline, the Census Bureau said. Wyoming had the largest percentage decline in population, while IL lost the most total residents.

by | December 20, 2017 | 19:17

Court documents say she would be barred for life from owning a gun and can not profit from the video. If Perez had gone to trial, she risked a 10-year-sentence that would require six years in custody and four years in supervised release. To convince her, Ruiz III had shown Perez a different book which was not fully penetrated by a bullet he had shot. In one video, titled "Doing Scary Stunts at the Fair Part I", the couple muses about what it would be like to reach 300,000 followers.

by | December 20, 2017 | 19:10

Haley writes: "As you consider your vote , I encourage you to know the president and the USA take this vote personally". "The president will be watching this vote carefully and has requested I report back on those countries who voted against us".

by | December 20, 2017 | 18:31

Suhaib, who became famous after hosting " India's Most Wanted " was then arrested on March 28, 2000. His wife, Anju Ilyasi, had to be rushed to hospital with multiple stab wounds in January 2000. Ilyasi had alleged that the formation of the medical board was illegal as it was being done after filing of a chargesheet and framing of charges for the offence related to dowry.

by | December 20, 2017 | 18:17

President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Last December, America failed to veto an anti-Israel resolution put forward by the UN Security Council, choosing to abstain and thereby allowing the 14-0 vote to prevail. "The general assembly will say, without the fear of the veto, that the worldwide community is refusing to accept the unilateral position of the United States", Mansour told reporters.

by | December 20, 2017 | 17:36

Hours after Sports Illustrated published a report outlining some of Richardson's alleged sexual and racial misconduct toward former employees, he released a statement citing his desire to sell the Panthers . During Richardson's tenure, Carolina has reached the National Football League playoffs seven times, including twice to the Super Bowl, losing in 2004 and 2016.

by | December 20, 2017 | 16:58

Pakistan has granted visa to Indian death row convict in Pakistan Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and his mother, Pakistan's foreign office spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday. Mr. Jadhav was sentenced to death by a military court, and his clemency appeal is pending with the Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa for the past four months.

by | December 20, 2017 | 16:39

Trump, along with IBM CEO Ginni Rometty , visited the Norwalk Early College Academy to speak with "high-achieving" students, according to the Hartford Courant . "This should have been brought to our attention, although I do understand security reasons". Trump appeared at the Norwalk Early College Academy to talk to its students about the importance of career education.

by | December 20, 2017 | 15:59

Cabrera now faces charges of attempted murder of an officer, fleeing and eluding and driving with a suspended license. Police said it began when Officer Jon Cusack, a 19-year veteran with Pembroke Pines Police, was sent to check out a report of a drug overdose at Century Village on Pines Boulevard.

by | December 20, 2017 | 15:43

The European Union's executive arm triggered proceedings against Poland on Wednesday over Warsaw's contentious overhaul of its justice system, a move that could lead to unprecedented sanctions as Brussels struggles to keep the recalcitrant member state on a democratic path.