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Celebrate Hanukkah with these traditional foods

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For more on Hanukkah, including tips on how to make latkes, see pages 10B and 12B. "Hanukkah is an old holiday with historic roots, but ultimately it's about the struggle for freedom and to remain Jewish in a largely non-Jewish world", said Rabbi Alan Berlin Executive Director at Temple Beth-El San Antonio. Read More »

Heartbreaking Video of a Starving Polar Bear Goes Viral

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On Dec. 5, Nicklen posted the grim video to his Instagram account , and since then, it's been stirring emotions around the web. "This is what climate change looks like", said the National Geographic article on the bear, which was captured on film by photographer Paul Nicklen last summer as Nicklen traveled with the conservation group Sea Legacy. Read More »

NFL Network suspends Marshall Faulk, others over sexual harassment allegations

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A former NFL Network employee has accused Marshall Faulk , Heath Evans and Ike Taylor of sexual harassment and is suing NFL Enterprises, Bloomberg reports. She describes Faulk asking her for her favorite sex position, whether she liked oral sex and whether she dated black men. He also pinned Plaintiff against a wall, demanding oral sex while he pulled his trousers down. Read More »

Jessica Jones gets back to business in new season 2 trailer

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Netflix released a teaser trailer for Jessica Jones season 2 over the weekend, along with a release date: March 8, 2018. The trailer for season two of Jessica Jones has just been revealed to the public and it of course shows Krysten Ritter reprising her role as the kick-arse Jessica Jones in the much-loved show. Read More »

Saakashvili's defense files appeal over arrest of his ally Dangadze

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Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who now heads an opposition party that has also begun to criticize Poroshenko's government, attended the court hearing in a show of support for Saakashvili. During a search in his apartment in Kiev , the law enforcers found a Ukrainian passport issued in Mikhail Saakashvili's name. A pariah of the Kremlin after Georgia fought a short war with Russian Federation in 2008, Saakashvili was a vocal champion of the three-month uprising in Kiev that ... Read More »

President Trump to send astronauts back to the moon -- and eventually Mars

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The president signed the Space Policy Directive-1 on the 45th anniversary of the last crew mission to land on the moon, which was Apollo 17 lunar lander that touched down on the moon December 11, 1972. Exactly how to get to Mars, however, is subject to debate within the space community. Trump has taken several steps to refocus NASA's mission on space exploration. Read More »

U.S. military operations overseas lead resurgence of global arms sales

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Although the researchers do not consider sales by Chinese companies due to lack of data, they note in the report that China's military spending "has increased nearly threefold between 2002 and 2016", and estimate that nine or 10 Chinese companies likely would be included in the top 100 list-with four to six in the top 20-if the data were publicly available. Read More »

Another Gaza Tunnel That Crosses Into S

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Once, because it is responsible for the Gaza Strip, and any act of violence that emanates from the Gaza Strip is under Hamas responsibility. "Hits have not yet been identified", the army said, meaning that they are unsure if the rockets landed in Israeli territory. Read More »

Concert announcement: Kesha and Macklemore coming to Darien Lake

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The tour is set to kick off in Phoenix on June 6. Find a complete tour itinerary and trailer below. The tour, announced with a comedic video on YouTube Monday, is set to begin June 6 at the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix before wrapping up August 5 at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. Read More »

Special weather statement for Toronto with snow on the way

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In total, the city is expected to see about five to 10 centimetres of snowfall by Tuesday morning, when it is anticipated that flurries will taper off. Environment Canada says poor driving conditions are likely. An Alberta Clipper is forecast to sail across Northeastern Ontario tonight. There is a potential for some brief, heavy snow along with a cold front late today. Read More »

UAE's Al Jazira to face Real Madrid in Club World Cup

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The Japanese side had 65 percent possession but it was Ali Mabkhout who scored the victor seven minutes after halftime from a pass by Romarinho in the first all-Asian clash for a final four spot since 2010. "I only played 15 minutes but it was an incredible experience". THIS one is being held at Zayed Sports City Stadium on Wednesday, December 13 . The first semi-final takes place on Tuesday in Al Ain as Gremio go up against Pachuca. Read More »

Egypt, Russia sign nuclear plant contract

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Egypt is looking forward to increasing Russian investment in Egypt, especially in the Russian industrial zone in the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone), President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi said Monday. In November, Russia's government published a draft agreement between Russia and Egypt allowing both countries to use each other's air space and air bases for their military planes. Read More »

Huntington's breakthrough as early trial shows injection may stop disease

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Experts say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years. One of the trial's participants, Peter Allen, 51, described living with the disease. "I really think this is, potentially, the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative disease in the past 50 years", said Alzheimer's researcher John Hardy about the results of the first clinical trial. Read More »

Teen's body found at Adelaide's Glenelg beach

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A search for a teenage girl missing in waters off an Adelaide beach has been called off. 'We just heard there were five kids and they rescued four but one was still missing, ' she said. Another 17-year-old was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a serious but stable condition and a 12-year-old was admitted to the Women's and Children's Hospital in a stable condition. Read More »

Six-year-old girl raped, brutally violated and murdered in Haryana

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The mother of the six-year-old said that she had gone to bed with three of her children and it is only after she woke up in the morning that she found one of them missing. Former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda blamed the incidents on the "failing" law and order machinery of the state government. "The body was found violated with a wooden stick". Read More »

USA man on the run after escaping infamous Bali jail

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Mugshot of Christian Beasley, a US man on the run after climbing back wall to escape Bali's Kerobokan Prison. The Kerobokan prison, about 10 km (six miles) from the main tourist beaches in the Kuta area, often holds foreigners facing drug-related charges. Read More »

Trump sex harassment accusers demand congressional inquiry

During the segment, the White House issued a statement to Kelly regarding the allegations against the president. "I said it, I was wrong and I apologize", Trump said in October 2016. "I know that he was elected, but women should always feel comfortable coming forward". She explained she was in first class next to Mr. Trump when he tried to get physical with her. Read More »

Bitcoin futures soar in first hours of trading

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We also have reports saying that there have been some very strong volumes in this market since its open which should lead to some volatility in the prices. This person requested anonymity because the decision hasn't yet been disclosed publicly. How much actual investor interest there will be in these bitcoin futures is still up in the air. Read More »

Foreign ministers meet: India, Russia, China condemn terrorism

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India media are reporting that the three foreign ministers will issue a joint communique at the end of their daylong talks. The President said that as two major countries of the world, expansion of cooperation bilaterally as well as regionally was in their mutual interest. Read More »

Middle East protests erupt after Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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The dispute over Jerusalem's status has underscored broader tensions between the EU and Israel , which wants European states to ramp up pressure on Iran over its involvement in Syria and other regional conflicts. "While we are affirming the current and historic reality of Jerusalem's role as Israel's capital and seat of government, any ultimate determination of sovereignty over Jerusalem will flow from the results of negotiations between the parties", he told the Free Beacon. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Announces Opening Of Cinemas For First Time In 35 Years

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Cinemas are expected to return to Saudi Arabia for the first time in 35 years. Cinemas will operate from early 2018, having been denied licences since the early 1980s. In a statement, Saudi Culture & Information Minister Dr Awwad Alawwad said: "This marks a watershed moment in the development of the cultural economy in the Kingdom". Read More »