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In 1990, Christian sites including the Holy Sepulchre were closed for a day to protest the installation of Jewish settlers near the church. In addition to the change in the municipal tax code, the church closure was also done to protest legislation initiated by MK (Member of the Knesset) Rachel Azaria (Kulanu Party) that would allow the state to expropriate land in Jerusalem sold by churches to private real estate firms in recent years.
  • Parkland shooting survivor's father admits email changes in CNN spat

    Parkland shooting survivor's father admits email changes in CNN spat

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    After not attending the town hall, Haab then submitted the altered communication, which removed any indication that the question Colton was to ask was submitted to CNN by Colton himself, to Fox News . That view was subsequently signal-boosted by known CNN-hater President Donald Trump . This caused even Fox News to admit , grudgingly, that the Haabs' initial claims were suspect and there was no evidence CNN tried to give him a scripted question.
  • North Korea sent chemical weapons materials to Syria, UN experts say

    North Korea sent chemical weapons materials to Syria, UN experts say

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    The allegations follow new reports of chlorine gas being used by Syrian forces, which the government denies. The supplies include acid-resistant tiles, valves and thermometers , the New York Times said . Activists blame government air and artillery strikes, while Russian Federation said rebels had shelled a "humanitarian corridor" meant to let civilians leave.
  • Levi Sanders, Bernie's Son, Running for Congress in New Hampshire

    Levi Sanders, Bernie's Son, Running for Congress in New Hampshire

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    Bernie Sanders' son announced Monday that he will run for Congress in New Hampshire. "The majority of voters in New Hampshire, and around this country, agree that we need a Medicare For All healthcare system which guarantees healthcare to every man, women, and child without out of pocket expenses", Sanders says on his campaign website .
  • Mike Pence Treats Abortion Like a Trending Topic

    Mike Pence Treats Abortion Like a Trending Topic

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    While addressing the NRB members, the vice president declared the successes of the current White House, saying "I couldn't be more proud than to stand with a President who stands for the sanctity of human life" while also extolling the administration's efforts to defund Planned Parenthood .
  • Wisconsin Elections Commission, state leaders react to alleged Russian hacking

    Wisconsin Elections Commission, state leaders react to alleged Russian hacking

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    Authorities in the states affected - Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Texas and Wisconsin - told NBC that USA intelligence officials informed them about the attacks but didn't say Russian Federation was behind them. Six of those states have actually denied federal conclusions that they were breached - instead citing their own analysis that had separate results, the network reported.
  • President Donald Trump Is Reportedly Hurting North America's 2026 World Cup Bid

    President Donald Trump Is Reportedly Hurting North America's 2026 World Cup Bid

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    The United States is making a bid for the 2026 World Cup as part of a North America contingent, but Morocco is reportedly winning the race to host the worldwide event, according to Sam Borden of ESPN . Former U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati, who is still spearheading the bid as the chairman of the bid committee after stepping down as president, acknowledged Morocco's contention.
  • LSU Loses Heartbreaker in OT, 83-74

    LSU Loses Heartbreaker in OT, 83-74

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    After a Tigers' time out, freshman guard Tremont Waters netted a three to tie the game and force overtime. After LSU closed the first half with eight straight points to pull even 31-31 at halftime, the Tigers stayed even until a flurry of turnovers led SC taking a 15-point lead with 10:28 left.
  • Cambodian court orders seizure of opposition headquarters

    Cambodian court orders seizure of opposition headquarters

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    The administration is ending or curtailing several U.S. Treasury Department, USAID, and American military assistance programs that support Cambodia's taxation department, local governments, and the military, the statement said. However, government officials, including Hun Sen, have stated consistently that there will be no talks with the CNRP and have accused the party of breaking up the dialogue between them in the first place.
  • High Wind Advisory in Effect for Big Island

    High Wind Advisory in Effect for Big Island

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    Clouds and rain will be well out of the area and will remain pretty quiet through Friday . Friday will be a very seasonal day with highs in the mid 40 and mainly sunny skies. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Today Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. On the western slopes only , in ski country, several inches of snow will be possible.
  • At least 10 killed in Egypt train collision

    At least 10 killed in Egypt train collision

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    President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi has spoken about the need to modernize the railway system to prevent deadly accidents and improve services. They said two passenger cars separated from one train and collided with a cargo train. Minister of Transportation Hisham Arafat ordered the formation of a technical committee to investigate the accident, while all hospitals raised their readiness degree to the max in anticipation for the wounded passengers.
  • Bridges chosen to lead National

    Bridges chosen to lead National

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    Mr Bridges will go up against Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Parliament and, provided both leaders still hold the top jobs, at the 2020 election. Speaking after the announcement, Mr Bridges said he was humbled by his colleagues picking him to be the 12th leader of the National Party.
  • Japan return to hero's welcome after best winter medal haul

    Japan return to hero's welcome after best winter medal haul

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    Women's hockey also benefited in general with a thrilling six-round shootout for gold - the first in the women's gold-medal game. "I'm just happy to be that guy, that day, who won it". "It's time for us to move on", Moir said after he and Virtue won ice dance gold. Another figure skater who left his mark on these Olympics is Nathan Chen .
  • School kids pick futuristic mascots for 2020 summer Olympics

    School kids pick futuristic mascots for 2020 summer Olympics

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    The emblems for the Olympic and Paralympic games are indigo blue in a checked pattern. The mascots themselves are two parts Powerpuff Girls with a gentle sprinkling of the Samurai Pizza Cats for good measure. 2016 Rio Olympics mascot "Vinicius", named after music great Vinicius de Moraes, was a yellow feline animal representing Brazil's fauna and wildlife.