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UNESCO adopts controversial Jerusalem resolution

UNESCO adopts controversial Jerusalem resolution

Abu Zuhri also added that the UNSECO text "demolished the Israeli fiction" concerning the Temple Mount, which Jews consider to be their most sacred place as the site of the two biblical temples. Following last week's vote on the resolution, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted the decision. This is the second time this year that the United Nations agency, which accepted Palestine as a full member state in 2011, has been the focal point of tensions between Israel and Arab ... Read More

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Gov. Charlie Baker not planning to take part in early voting

And Conover Station at 403 Conover Station SE in Conover. We spoke with Greenville County elections officials who say workers will be extra-vigilant, but there will be no additional security. Specific precinct location information and sample ballots may be found online at the previously mentioned website. Republicans accounted for 369,528 returned vote-by-mail ballots, and Democrats had returned 356,661. Read More

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Kourtney Kardashian: Kim still not great

Kourtney Kardashian: Kim still not great

Read: Is Kanye West's Birthday Gift For Kim Kardashian A Little Insensitive? The 35-year-old star is planning on having a low key celebration when she turns 36 on October 21. I put my hand on her shoulder and told her to be calm. "She's not doing great". "I was always body shamed, and that was something that was super important to me to really teach girls to love themselves and love their bodies", said Kardashian , who has publicly chronicled her issues with weight. Read More

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Trailer: HBO Series 'Big Little Lies' Starring Reese Witherspoon & Nicole Kidman

Trailer: HBO Series 'Big Little Lies' Starring Reese Witherspoon & Nicole Kidman

Big Little Lies - directed by Jean-Marc Vallée ( Wild , Dallas Buyers Club ) - premieres in 2017 on HBO. In the trailer, people can see Shailene Woodley, Reese Witherspoon , and Nicole Kidman's characters. Now that the boys are starting school, Celeste and her husband look set to become the king and queen of the school parent body. Meanwhile, Woodley will play the role of the young single mother Jane Chapman who is in the centre of the plot. Read More

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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

The Academy said Dylan was selected because he has "created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". Now that those lyrics have won Dylan the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature no one is holding their breath for an immediate comment from the self-styled "poet laureate of rock "n" roll". Read More

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Phil Collins announces comeback tour in 2017

Phil Collins announces comeback tour in 2017

He quit the industry to spend more time with his family. I didn't have anything to go home to really. Collins announced his retirement back in 2011, but in a 2015 interview said he had changed his mind . He did, however, also say that he may just want to play theatres and given that London's Royal Albert Hall has a capacity of just over 5,000, it sounds like he's opted not to do stadiums for the time being. Read More

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Louis Walsh: Liam will make Cheryl happy

Louis Walsh: Liam will make Cheryl happy

The pair agreed terms two months ago and expect to have their decree nisi granted at the High Court in London on Thursday. However the 33-year-old singer, who is said to be "pregnant" with 23-year-old Liam Payne's baby, will reportedly not change her name immediately, while she focuses on "other things". Read More

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Shooting near police HQ in Jerusalem wounds 8

Shooting near police HQ in Jerusalem wounds 8

Three people were moderately injured: a 50 year old woman suffered bullet wounds to her upper body, a 68 year old man was shot in his limbs; both were evacuated to Shaarei Tzedek. Over the past year, at least 33 Israelis and two visiting Americans lost their lives in attacks by Palestinians, who would often act alone with basic weapons. Read More

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Activists say death toll rises in bombings of Syria's Aleppo

Activists say death toll rises in bombings of Syria's Aleppo

Fresh air strikes and artillery fire in Aleppo on Wednesday left at least seven people dead, an global monitor said, a day after Russian Federation was accused of stepping up its raids on the city. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported more than 20 airstrikes on eastern Aleppo that killed seven while shelling killed four, adding that clashes were taking place between government forces and insurgents on the city's northern edge. Read More

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