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The vote saw 128 countries describe the US decision as " null and void ". The UN General Assembly vote was preceded by USA threats to withdraw aid from countries and cut backing for the UN. Lawmakers on Friday backed Pakistan's decision to vote against the USA recognition of Jerusalem in a United Nations vote. He also rebuffed a new United States framework for peace being developed by President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy, Jared Kushner, before it has been launched.
  • Lotte Group founder gets 4-year jail term

    Lotte Group founder gets 4-year jail term

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    A Seoul court on Friday sentenced Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin to 20 months in prison with a two-year suspension for embezzlement and breach of trust. South Koreans have interpreted the suspension of Shin Dong-bin's sentence as acknowledgement of Lotte's reform efforts. They stand accused of paying 50 billion won of wages to family members when they had never worked for the company.
  • Ed Sheeran scores UK Christmas number one

    Ed Sheeran scores UK Christmas number one

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    He released his third album, Divide , in March of this year and his music has dominated the charts throughout 2017. "Perfect" has been crowned the UK's Official Christmas Number 1, by the Official Charts . Ed also finds himself at second on the charts after he featured on Eminem's track "River", whilst Wham's "Last Christmas" re-entered the charts at number three after a recent campaign to get the track - which features the late George Michael - back in the charts.
  • Merry Christmas to you all

    Merry Christmas to you all

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    This is part of the festive season in Canada. "Happy Holidays" is an inoffensive phrase that now seems to be highly offensive for some. Instead, then-President Barack Obama and his family opted for such all-inclusive and stridently non-offensive terms as "Seasons Greetings".
  • Honduras opposition steps up protests over election

    Honduras opposition steps up protests over election

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    Deadly protests have erupted in Honduras after electoral authorities there belatedly declared last Sunday that the conservative Hernandez beat left-wing candidate Salvador Nasralla by 1.5 percentage points in a vote which global observers say was beset by irregularities .
  • Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $547 million

    Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $547 million

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    The cash value of the December 23 Powerball drawing will be at least $191.1 million. Mega Millions has a $253 million jackpot. Powerball offers two jackpot payment options: the $300 million annuity prize paid out as one immediate payment followed by 30 annual graduated payments; or the cash option, which is approximately $191 million.
  • Rep. Ratcliffe votes for America's biggest tax cut in 31 years

    Rep. Ratcliffe votes for America's biggest tax cut in 31 years

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    Personal exemptions are repealed at all income levels. "We are deeply concerned about the sequestration cuts that would be triggered by passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ", ASCO President Bruce E. President Trump is anticipated to sign it into law shortly. Republican Party of Virginia Chairman John Whitbeck said the party in 2016 promised to cut taxes, roll back regulations and get the economy growing again.
  • Coroner: Gunfire killed all 58 victims in Las Vegas shooting

    Coroner: Gunfire killed all 58 victims in Las Vegas shooting

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    The deaths of all victims in the attack were ruled homicides. The coroner also said the gunman died from a "gunshot wound to the head". Since the massacre, more than 450 people have filed lawsuits related to the shooting, against MGM, Mandalay Corp., Live Nation Entertainment, Slide Fire Solutions - the maker of the bump stock device the gunman used - and Paddock's estate, among others.
  • Pesaro, schianto tra auto e scooter, muore a soli 15 anni

    Pesaro, schianto tra auto e scooter, muore a soli 15 anni

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    Il mezzo, sbandando, si è schiantato contro alcuni cassonetti e una campana per la raccolta differenziata e finendo la sua corsa a bordo della strada. Il ragazzo, rimasto intrappolato all'interno dell'abitacolo schiacciato dalle lamiere, è stato estratto dai vigili del fuoco ma i medici del 118, giunti sul posto non hanno potuto far altro che costatarne il decesso.
  • Texas boy, age 6, killed in deputy-involved shooting days before Christmas

    Texas boy, age 6, killed in deputy-involved shooting days before Christmas

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    The boy was inside the home. Salazar said one of the deputies found the suspect in a closet who allegedly told him,"I have a weapon, I'm gonna shoot you". The boy was inside when the shooting started and one bullet penetrated his torso, fatally wounding him. Salazar says the suspect, a woman, had no apparent connection to the child or his family.
  • Trump May Visit San Diego to View Prototypes for His Border Wall

    Trump May Visit San Diego to View Prototypes for His Border Wall

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    According to what officials on condition of anonymity told the Washington Post , these measures are still under discussion and will include the use of information collected by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to locate the parents who are being deported once they attempt to recover custody of their children from government shelters .