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Muslim World Rallies in Protest Against Trump's Jerusalem Move

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Muslims took to the streets from the West Bank to Jakarta on Friday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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Stocks open higher after jobs report beats expectations

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U.S. equities opened higher on Friday following the release of a stronger-than-expected jobs report.
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“We Will Not Serve in Your Army!” Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem Beaten, Arrested for Refusing Draft

“We Will Not Serve in Your Army!” Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem Beaten, Arrested for Refusing Draft

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JERUSALEM - While U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement to move the Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has dangerously fueled an international powder keg, another keg is burning in the heart of that city.
In an ongoing act of principled civil disobedience, the Ultra-Orthodox community in is standing strong in its resistance to serving in the Israeli army. Even as they are met with shocking police brutality, thousands of members of this community, known as the Hareidi community, chant and hold signs saying “we will not serve in your army.” Rabbi Hirsh in Jerusalem told me that...
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Factbox: Trump on Twitter - Hanukkah

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The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, realDonaldTrump and POTUS.
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The Latest: Tillerson says embassy move could take years

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JERUSALEM - The Latest on the fallout of the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel : 3:45 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it will likely take several years before the United States opens an embassy in Jerusalem. Tillerson is holding a news conference with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris. He says it will "take some time" to acquire a site for the embassy, develop building and construction plans, obtain authorizations from the Israeli government and actually build the embassy.
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Trump appears to slur his speech during remarks on Israel's capital

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President Trump slurred his speech and mispronounced some words toward the end of his Dec. 6 announcement that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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Al-Qaida declares holy war against the U.S. over Trump's Jerusalem decision

Al-Qaida declares holy war against the U.S. over Trump's Jerusalem decision

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JERUSALEM - Israeli police deployed reinforcements in and around Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, in anticipation of Palestinian protests over the Trump administration's recognition of the contested city as the Israeli capital.
Palestinian political groups have called for massive demonstrations in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem after Friday prayers, the highlight of the Muslim religious week. Separately, the Gaza-based leader of the Islamic militant Hamas has agitated for a third uprising against Israel.
Meanwhile, the militant al-Qaida network urged followers around the world...
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High alert for US troops in Afghanistan after Jerusalem move - report

High alert for US troops in Afghanistan after Jerusalem move - report

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US troops in Afghanistan are on a special ‘Notice to Move' alert following the US' Jerusalem decision, according to the Military Times. Donald Trump's announcement has been met with anger across the Middle East, stoking fears of US troops being targeted.
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WATCH: Violent protests erupt in Middle East after Trump declaration

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ABC News' James Longman reports from Jerusalem on protests by Palestinian demonstrators after President Trump's decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
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Clashes erupt across West Bank over U.S. Jerusalem pivot

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JERUSALEM - Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Muslim worshippers from Jordan to Indonesia took to the streets after Friday midday prayers to protest President Donald Trump's recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital. In several cities and town, angry protesters hurled stones at Israeli troops who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. Smoke rose over Bethlehem. Trump's seismic policy shift on Jerusalem has angered Arabs and Muslims who view it as an expression of blatant pro-Israel bias on one of the region's most explosive religious and...
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Tensions Build in Jerusalem and Beyond Over Trump Declaration

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Security forces braced for more demonstrations against the U.S. decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.
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Aide tries to refocus tax debate after Trump's corporate rate remark

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's weekend remark about a scaled-back tax cut for corporations sparked behind-the-scenes debate in the U.S. Congress, with a White House aide trying on Thursday to minimize the impact of the president's comment.
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Anti-U.S. protests spread following Trump's Jerusalem move

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Protesters shouted anti-American slogans and burned an effigy of President Donald Trump in front of the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Driver saves child being chased by turkey

Driver saves child being chased by turkey

Video recorded Monday afternoon captured a "fowl" scene: a child, weighed down by a backpack, being chased by a turkey. Read more ...

Trump gets into raucous, on-camera Oval Office debate with Schumer and...

Trump gets into raucous, on-camera Oval Office debate with Schumer and Pelosi and says he'd be 'proud' to shut down the government

President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the government in a heated debate with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker-designate Nancy... Read more ...

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Deputies say the suspect shot and killed the dog with a rifle and buried it. Read more ...

Hit-and-run suspect who seriously injured officer wanted on 14 charges...

Hit-and-run suspect who seriously injured officer wanted on 14 charges, police say

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Three horses killed when roof collapses in Gaston County

Three horses killed when roof collapses in Gaston County

Multiple roofs or structures collapsed Sunday and Monday during the heavy snowstorm, and three horses died in Gaston County died as a result. Read more ...

Woman gets 28 years for starving diaper-clad stepson, locking him in closet

Woman gets 28 years for starving diaper-clad stepson, locking him in closet

“He was nearly starved to death...Doctors compared his state of malnourishment to that of a Holocaust survivor.” Read more ...

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

"For a long time, I was contemplating suicide." Read more ...

MLB trade rumors: White Sox to acquire SP Ivan Nova from Pirates

MLB trade rumors: White Sox to acquire SP Ivan Nova from Pirates

Ivan Nova went 9-9 with a 4.19 ERA for the Pirates last season. Read more ...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain metal pieces

Ready-to-eat frozen sausage links that were included in the recall were produced and packaged on Aug. 4, 2018. Read more ...

Time announces 2018's 'Person of the Year'

Time announces 2018's 'Person of the Year'

Time magazine revealed its 2018 "Person of the Year" Tuesday. Read more ...