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|U.N. peacekeepers say two tunnels at Israel border breached U.N. resolution
U.N. peacekeepers in Lebanon said on Monday two of four tunnels found close to the border with Israel crossed the frontier demarcation between the two countries, violating a U.N. resolution that ended a 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel. The U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) said it had so far confirmed the existence of four tunnels which the Israeli army discovered in the vicinity of the border demarcation, known as the "Blue Line", adding the finds were of "serious concern".
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2018 1:56 PM
|Father of 7-Year-Old Who Died in Border Patrol Custody Calls for 'Thorough Investigation' of Her Death
“He’s been very clear, very consistent that his daughter was healthy"
POSTED DECEMBER 16, 2018 4:42 PM
|Dogs Thrown From Vehicle On New York Highway, Police Say
Two beagle mixes are recovering after authorities said they were tossed from a
POSTED DECEMBER 16, 2018 7:28 PM
|Flynn’s Not Done With Mueller Yet
The startling turn of events in a Washington federal court came after the sentencing judge, Emmet Sullivan, pressed prosecutors for more details about Flynn’s illegal deeds and expressed “disgust” and “disdain” for the seriousness of Flynn’s offenses. Flynn pleaded guilty to lying during an early 2017 FBI interview about his conversations with the Russian ambassador. Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller said in court papers that Flynn had provided such valuable cooperation -- across 19 interviews related to multiple probes -- that he deserves a lenient sentence without time behind bars.
POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2018 2:38 PM
|Afghanistan sends team to join Taliban peace talks in UAE
An Afghan peace negotiations team has arrived in Abu Dhabi, an official said Tuesday, a day after talks attended by US and Taliban representatives were held in the city aimed at ending the 17-year conflict. The team, led by chief negotiator Abdul Salam Rahimi, "arrived in Abu Dhabi to begin proximity dialogue with the Taliban delegation and to prepare for a face-to-face meeting between the two sides", the Afghan presidential spokesman Haroon Chakhansuri tweeted. The 12-person team was first announced in November by President Ashraf Ghani as part of a diplomatic effort to bring the Taliban to the table for peace talks with the government in Kabul.
POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2018 2:46 AM
|Chili's Weighs In On North Carolina Election Fraud And Immediately Regrets Decision
Chili's social media department is getting ribbed after it weighed in on North
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2018 8:11 PM
|‘One of a kind’ royal tomb is 4,400 years old, Egypt says
Officials in Egypt revealed they discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb believed to belong to a senior official linked to the fifth dynasty of the pharoahs.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2018 9:42 AM
|Correction: Vatican-Bulgaria-Macedonia story
VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a story Dec. 13 about the pope's May travel schedule, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bulgaria is a former Soviet republic. During the Cold War, Bulgaria was one of the Soviet allies that formed the Warsaw Pact.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2018 6:22 PM
|The best and worst times to travel for Christmas
AAA predicts that more than one-third of Americans will travel this holiday season, so knowing the best and worst times for traffic and weather can cut down your trip time.
POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2018 8:32 AM
|Putin: Nothing to stop new states joining nuclear pact with U.S. and Russia
President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that there was nothing to stop Russia and the United States holding talks with other countries about the possibility of them joining a landmark arms control treaty that is at risk of unraveling. The United States delivered Russia a 60-day ultimatum earlier this month to come clean about what Washington says is a violation of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty between Moscow and Washington.
POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2018 8:35 AM