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December 10, 2017 - 11:07 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during his upcoming trip to the Middle East because of the Trump administration's decision to name Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to Palestine's foreign minister. Riyad al-Maliki...
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December 09, 2017 - 10:26 pm
(BAGHDAD) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has declared victory against ISIS after three years of war. In an announcement in Baghdad on Saturday, the prime minister said Iraqi forces were in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border. "Our enemy wanted to kill our civilization, but we have...
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December 09, 2017 - 6:46 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived at the Vienna airport this week, he was greeted on the tarmac by three deputy chiefs of mission from the U.S. embassies in Austria. Of the three U.S. missions in Austria – the U.S. embassy to Austria, the embassy for Organization for...
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December 09, 2017 - 3:38 pm
(MADRID) -- The world's best sand sculptors come out each December to help build a giant nativity scene on the Las Canteras Beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The tradition was started by Canarian artist Etual Ojeda in the early 1980s, when he began creating sand sculpture works centered...
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December 09, 2017 - 1:07 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- During his week in Europe, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to shoot down any perceptions of distance between him and Trump while answering questions from allies at every turn about the president’s most controversial decisions, including his bombshell midweek announcement...
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December 07, 2017 - 4:36 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabi announced that it will soon be home to a rare, privately owned work by Leonardo da Vinci that recently sold for $450.3 million at auction. The museum tweeted Thursday, "Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi is coming to #LouvreAbuDhabi." The painting of Christ —...
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December 07, 2017 - 2:38 pm
(JERUSALEM) -- Palestinian protesters and the Israeli military faced off in the West Bank Thursday -- separated by a line of burning tires spewing black smoke into the air -- a day after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and started the process to move the U.S. embassy...
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December 07, 2017 - 1:40 pm
(LONDON) -- A large storm system named Caroline is moving to the north of the United Kingdom Thursday, with fierce and possibly life-threatening winds that are gusting more than 90 mph. The U.K.'s national weather service, The Met Office, issued Amber National Severe Weather Warnings from Scotland...
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December 07, 2017 - 11:26 am
(ABU DHABI, United Arab Emerates) -- The newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabi announced that it will soon be home to a rare, privately owned work by Leonardo da Vinci that recently sold for $450.3 million at auction. The museum tweeted Thursday, "Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi is coming to #LouvreAbuDhabi."...
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