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Israel freezes its cooperation with Unesco after Jerusalem vote

A Unesco resolution denying the historic connection of the Jewish people to Temple Mount has drawn harsh criticism from Israelis on Thursday. Israel has frozen co-operation with the UN's cultural agency, accusing it of denying Judaism's connections to the religion's holiest sites.

This week think fire prevention

Look at the date on the device and replace it if it is over ten years old. On that date, when homes built before 1975 are sold, the house must be equipped with smoke detectors with a 10-year life span. Also new this year several vintage fire vehicles from the Miles Greenwood Society will be on display at the Delhi Township Senior/Community Center next door to the fire station.

Footballer Ched Evans found not guilty of rape

The 27-year-old was found guilty of the same offence in 2011, but in April this year the court of appeal quashed the conviction and ordered a retrial. I don't even know where she is living at the moment, so I haven't been able to give her the Christmas presents I bought her. Mr Evans wept and hugged his fiancee Natasha Massey, who has stood by him throughout his ordeal, as he left the dock in court room five.

Belgian region of Wallonia blocks EU-Canada trade deal

Although the European Union trade ministers are hoping to have the deal signed on Tuesday, doubts are increasing about the possibility having it rejected due to a resolution against it passed by the Walloon parliament on Friday. Canada sent a special envoy to Belgium on Friday to try to salvage a free trade deal between Canada and the EU, Canadian media reported. If Belgium can not sign, CETA will not come into force.

Strong storm to soak Northern California this weekend, forecasters say

As of about 7 a.m., gusts continued to reach the high 20s in west Skagit County, and into the 30s in Sedro-Woolley, where winds have remained in the 20 and 30 miles per hour range since about 10 p.m. At this time no area rivers are forecast to flood. The agency recommended people avoid the beach and low-lying rocky areas, which may be unsafe before, during and after storms.

145 dead in Aleppo after two days of bombings

Ibrahim Alhaj, a member of the Syrian Civil Defense, said the airstrikes killed 13 and wounded 25. Asked if Russia feared being on the wrong side of history over Aleppo , Lavrov responded: "It's exactly the 250,000 civilians about whom we think - we say, if it takes getting a couple of thousand terrorists out of the city to save a quarter of a million lives, then let's do it".

London Zoo gorilla escape 'like Jurassic Park'

Footage posted on social media showed armed police searching the zoo after the animal escaped this evening. While Mr Fitzpatrick said that the zoo was looking into the details surrounding the escape he stressed, "At no time were any of our visitors in danger, the gorilla did not get out of his safe space".

#FeesMustFall: South African students demand closure of all Varsities

But this sparked a second wave of anti-fee protests that have lasted for about three weeks and have seen universities around the country suspending lectures, with others closing campuses. The university added that some protesters even pulled lecturers out of their offices. Classes were also disrupted at Stellenbosch University in the Western Cape.

Obama to Bill Clinton after Peres funeral: 'Let's go!'

Some pointed out that Abbas seemed to be one of the few crying, which is perplexing given the plethora of Israelis at the funeral, who one would expect had greater connections to Peres . Mr Obama has repeatedly characterised Israeli settlement-building in the West Bank as an obstacle to peace, while Mr Netanyahu contends that Palestinian rejection of a Jewish state, not settlements, is the core of the conflict.

Syrian pro-government forces press attack on city of Aleppo

That came after an air raid destroyed rebel-held eastern Aleppo's biggest hospital, the M10. France's permanent representative to the UN, Francois Delattre, said: "We consider that this is our responsibility to do absolutely everything we can do, everything humanly possible to unite the Security Council behind our efforts to end the martyrdom in Aleppo".

Video suggests police drove at California man they then shot

Mann's family said he was having a mental health crisis and was "displaying obvious signs of mental distress". Heard in the video is one of the Sacramento Police officers, with one of the them saying, 'Fuxk this guy, I'm gonna hit him , ' as the police auto the men were traveling attempts to run over the homeless man.

Federal carbon plan will struggle without support from provinces: Notley

The prime minister also left the door open for the provinces and territories to choose how to implement the carbon prices by enacting emissions taxes or cap-and-trade regimes. In an interview from Ottawa, Hehr would make no promises on specific pipeline projects but said the Alberta and Canadian governments are on the same page when it comes to the need for both climate action and access to tidewater for the province's energy resources.

Thousands of Colombians march to save peace deal with rebels

Santos spoke to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who reaffirmed U.S. support for efforts seeking peace and said special envoy Bernie Aronson will travel back to Havana, the State Department said on Wednesday. Their first meeting will be held on October 6. "Today we began to work with them to firm up those points and resolve their doubts", Santos said in a brief statement.

Trading fire with India after 'unprovoked' attack

According to the statement, CNN News 18 Global Exclusive, an Indian affiliate of CNN International, has aired a forged interview of Superintendent (SP) Special Branch AJK, Ghulam Akbar, in which he has allegedly confirmed India's surgical strike.

Blast in Istanbul caused by motorbike bomb, wounds five - UPDATED 1

The attack occurred in the Yenibosna district, close to Istanbul's main global airport, the governor of the city, Vasip Sahin , said in televised remarks. Turkey has suffered a bloody year of militant attacks in its two biggest cities, leaving dozens of people dead and putting the country on a high security alert.

CMPD Chief of Police speaks out after additional body cam, dashcam released

Police in the North Carolina city of Charlotte have released the unedited footage of an incident of a black man being shot dead which sparked riots. In the full dash-cam video, Scott can be seen getting shot, but most of the almost two hour video consists of officers walking around by the crime scene.

President Obama hails climate change deal as turning point

Now the focus shifts to thornier issues - namely, how the world will actually get to a place where it's possible to limit the warming of the planet to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, above preindustrial levels, as the Paris agreement calls for.

Trump's tax writeoff shows his 'genius' at business, advisers say

Sixty percent of the state's voters view Trump unfavorably while 32 percent view him favorably. We need to laugh at it. " Donald Trump embodies that". It would have allowed the Republican nominee to use this loss to cancel out an equivalent amount of taxable income over an 18-year period. "As long as the media did nothing illegal to obtain personal information, they may publish it, provided it is a matter of legitimate public interest", said Jane Kirtley, a media ethics and law professor ...

SCOTUS Ruling Blocks President Obama's Effort to Change Immigration System

On Monday, the court announced it would not. With the Senate in recess until after the November elections, the only possibility for Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama's choice for the vacancy, is that Congress will consider his nomination during the lame-duck session.

Pope Francis visits natural disaster survivors in Amatrice, Italy

Pope Francis hugged them one-by-one and listened to their stories of the deadly quake in which 231 of the total 297 people died. "I pray for you", he said. Francis had made clear his intentions to visit the quake-stricken zone but without announcing a date. He visited the "red zone", which covers the centre of Amatrice and is closed to the public because it is still risky, with most of the buildings either levelled or considered too badly damaged to live in.

1800 refugees rescued off Libya: Italian coastguard

A helicopter had to be used to evacuate four people, including a pregnant woman suffering from medical complications, the coastguard said. The migrant vessels included five converted fishing boats and two rafts, with the remainder being overcrowded rubber dinghies.

UK prime minister says Britain will launch Brexit next year

However, he added the caveat: "Once Article 50 is triggered, EU27 will engage to safeguard its interests". Prime Minister Theresa May told The Sunday Times in an interview that the United Kingdom will not wait for German elections due in September 2017 before triggering Article 50, which will kick off the formal process to leave the 28-nation bloc.

The 'Harry Potter' Movies Are Returning to Theaters This Month

IMAX and Warner Brothers announced Monday that all eight Potter films will be shown at IMAX theaters for one week starting October 13th. All the other movies have had their turns on the massive screen during their own releases, but those two are being remastered and redone for this event.

US suspends talks with Russia over Syria

Ties between Russian Federation and the US deteriorated further on Monday after the Obama administration proclaimed bilateral peace talks over Syria dead and Moscow suspended a 16-year-old treaty meant to reduce the risk of nuclear proliferation.

NYC house blast kills fire battalion chief, a rising star

The wake was scheduled at the Flower Funeral Home at 1714 Yonkers Ave.in Yonkers Thursday and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Michael Fahy , 44, battalion chief of the 19th division, was killed by falling debris as he and his crew evacuated a house at W.

Colombians vote on peace deal after polarized campaign

They voted 50.23 percent to 49.76 percent against the accord, with more than 99 percent of the votes counted, according to official results published online by electoral authorities. Gina Narvaez, 34, said she voted no because she wants the two sides to "take another look at some of the points of the accord". Turnout was always expected to be low, around the 40 percent seen in recent congressional elections.

Boy, 6, dies days after South Carolina school shooting

Jacob Hall, 6, was one of three people hit when a shooter opened fire Wednesday at the playground at Townville Elementary School southwest of Greenville - near the Georgia state line. With light brown hair, dark-rimmed glasses and a near-constant smile, Hall was a joy to be around, friends and family said. "I'm sorry, " South said.

World leaders bid farewell to Israeli statesman Peres

The funeral is scheduled for Friday morning. Police have shut roads in central Jerusalem ahead of the funeral. Among foreign high-level attendants were the U.S.president Barack Obama , and the French Fran├žois Hollande, U.K. Farewell, Shimon. Dear man. "Now his work is in the hands of Israel's next generation", he said, standing at a podium just feet from Mr. Peres's flag-draped coffin, which was later interred between the graves of Yitzhak Shamir and Yitzhak Rabin, two other former ...

Thailand confirms SE Asia's first Zika-linked birth defects

According to reports , neighbouring Singapore has confirmed more than 300 cases of Zika virus infection, including 19 pregnant women. The confirmation of two cases of microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size, came a day after United States health officials recommended that pregnant women postpone non-essential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries because of the risk of Zika .

British royal kids make rare appearance in Canada

He added: "When we protect our rivers, oceans, atmospheres or, like today, our forests, we are telling our children that their future prosperity can not be disconnected from the health of the natural world". As they walked in, an announcer declared to a burst of applause, "Please welcome, all the way from the United Kingdom, standing at 6-foot-3-inches and 5-foot-9-inches - or 5-foot-11-inches including high heels - the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge! ".

More than another call: Chief talks about school shooting

Members of law enforcement investigate an area at Townville Elementary School in SC. McAdams was among the first two officials to arrive on the scene of the shooting, which injured two students and a teacher at a rural elementary school. Sen. Graham says Fredericks was flying home to be with his mother during the hard time following Wednesday's shooting. The home is less than three miles from the school, which is located at 105 Townville School Road near Lake Hartwell.

Next Week's New Yorker Cover: Donald Trump As (Nightmare) Beauty Queen

She was impossible. She was a Miss Universe contestant, and ultimately a victor, who they had a tremendously hard time with as Miss Universe". "This is a person ... On Wednesday night, Trump said he barely knew Machado, and interacted with her for only about "five minutes" during the Miss Universe process. I had nothing to do with this person, but they wanted to fire her; I saved her job, because I said that's gonna be ruinous.

South Australia without power as 'worst storm in decades' hits

He said the state was hit by more than 80,000 lightning strikes, many hitting the power infrastructure. Crews were working to restore power, but it was expected to take hours to get everything running again. The BOM radar shows a massive storm passing over Adelaide and South Australia. Strong winds remain in the forecast for the Adelaide area, and as of midnight on September 29, local time, the city was seeing wind gusts of around 40 miles per hour.

Michelle Obama says America 'needs an adult' in White House

First Lady Michelle Obama takes the stage during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Monday, July 25, 2016. Obama criticized Trump over his spreading of the birther conspiracy theory, continuing a rebuke she first made earlier this month while stumping for Clinton in Virginia.

Men, Female Teen Arrested in Connection With Fullerton Triple Homicide

Police would not say if the teen under arrest is the same as the teen that went missing from her parent's home. Police have since arrested 21-year-old Josh Acosta and 25-year-old Frank Felix for the victims' deaths. " We hope the quick arrest of these individuals will bring comfort to the community and assist the friends and family of those affected by this unthinkable crime ", he said.

Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdown

Steve Givens won't necessarily be wanting to know where the candidates stand on the issues, but will be observing things like how many media show up and how each campaign staff operates. Meanwhile, many voters worry about Trump's temperament. Clinton's camp has done its best to raise expectations for Trump . A similar poll taken two weeks found Clinton leading Trump 41 to 39 percent, with Johnson at 13 percent and Stein at 4 percent.

Real Madrid midfielder, Casemiro suffers leg fracture

The forward has been supportive of Zidane since the former player took over the squad last season, always praising his way of coaching. Pepe was forced to sit out the 1-1 draw with Villarreal but he is on track to be available for Real Madrid's trip to Las Palmas on Saturday.

Maywati: Modi orchestrating a war like situation on border

Besides, the petitioner alleged that the Indian government and other extremist organisations are threatening Pakistani actors to leave India after Uri attack therefore the Pakistani government should respond to India in a firm manner and ban its movies.

Hungarian police officers in stable condition after blast

Police are now examining the footage from 145 CCTV cameras, Papp said, adding that several hundreds of police officers are also engaged in the manhunt for the suspected attacker. The explosion, which was heard across central Budapest, blew out the ground floor shop front and damaged nearby buildings and cars. Police and other emergency services are at the scene and have cordoned off the area near the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music.

Obama, Netanyahu Talk to Press Before Final Meeting

The two leaders met at the United Nations General Assembly, likely their last get-together before Obama leaves office and with a Middle East peace settlement as elusive as ever. The memo, signed a week ago, provides Israel with the largest single pledge of military assistance in US history - $3.8 billion per year over a decade.

Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Egypt Coast, Hundreds Feared Dead

Overloading is believed to have caused the boat to sink. His brother and cousin were on board the boat that capsized. "The boat is meant to hold 200, and they put 400 in it". Judicial and security officials said Thursday that four alleged smugglers had been detained over the capsizing, accused of involuntary manslaughter and human trafficking.

Egypt arrests 4 after migrant boat capsizes, killing dozens

Of those, 163 have been rescued, with 43 bodies recovered and the rest still missing. Salem is a faculty of commerce graduate who recently concluded his mandatory military service and trd to apply for many jobs to no avail. More than 12,000 migrants arrived in Italy from Egypt between January and September, compared to 7,000 in the same period a year ago. The number is down from 520,000 in the first nine months of 2015.

U.S. to lift economic sanctions on Myanmar - Obama

When asked for further details on when sanctions would be lifted , Obama replied " soon ". He also announced the U.S. would add Myanmar to a roster of developing countries granted special trade status, allowing duty-free import of some 5,000 products.

Obama to meet Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi

But human-rights advocates opposed the move, arguing that the military is still carrying out abuses against ethnic minorities that could threaten the country's fragile democratic transition. Scores of Rohingya Muslims have been the target of sectarian violence, which forced them to flee to neighbouring countries like Thailand and Malaysia.

Spider blamed for causing rollover car crash in Oregon

Investigators said the auto, which ended up upside-down, went off the road when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The female driver was involved in a single-vehicle crash after the little eight-legged creature dropped down from her rearview mirror.

Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson hit with pie

Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson tweeting he's doing fine after unexpectedly being hit with the dessert while speaking at a charter school. The pie-thrower was arrested for "suspicion of assaulting a public official" and taken to jail after being treated for his minor injuries.

Saudi-led Coalition Air Strike Kills at least 19 in Yemen

Sana'a, Sept22 :At least 19 civilians have been killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah, local officials and medics say. Wednesday's attacks were the latest in a number of strikes that have reach on marketplaces, hospitals, schools and private homes. The intervention has pushed the rebels out of much of the south, but they remain in control of almost all of Yemen's Red Sea coast as well as the capital Sanaa and much of the central and northern highlands.

Heavy rains cripple normal life in Hyderabad

A wall collapsed at Ramki villa due to the rains. "Currently the river is getting an inflow of 33,000 cusecs". The level stood at 513.4 feet on Wednesday against the full tank level of 513.7 feet. Residents spent a sleepless night in low-lying areas as water entered their houses and damaged household articles. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who is in Delhi to attend Apex Council meet, spoke to GHMC Commissioner Janardhan Reddy and District Collectors over the severity of ...

USA tests for mustard agent after rocket attack near Iraq base

With air support from a US -led coalition, the troops are now less than 3 km (2 miles) from the town center, according to Dawdah, who said he expected the campaign to be concluded within 48 hours. According to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, mustard gas can severely damage the eyes, respiratory system and organs. Mustard gas is not usually fatal, during the First World War only 5 per cent of people exposed died after receiving medical care, the Centre for the ...

Tom watson insists labour must 'put the band back together'

Two weeks ago the Parliamentary Labour Party voted overwhelmingly to bring back elections to the shadow cabinet, scrapped by Ed Miliband in 2011. Labour's divisions are likely to be highlighted at the party's ruling executive committee meeting, which is considering proposed rule changes that could alter the balance of power within the party.