Municipality workers and volunteers in Israel’s coastal city of Tel Aviv have built a 36-meter tower of Lego bricks designed to set a new world record. …read more
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UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to denounce President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, largely ignoring the United States leader’s threats to cut off aid to any country that would go against him.
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The United States (US) is seeking a $250 million cut to the core budget of the United Nations (UN) for 2018-2019, on top of the $200 million in savings already proposed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, diplomats said early this week.
Tropical storm “Urduja” slightly intensified as it continues to move slowly off the eastern coast of Samar Island early Friday, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. The state weather bureau raised Signal No. 1 over Leyte; Southern Leyte; Northern Cebu, including Bantayan Island; Northern Bohol; Capiz; Aklan; and Northern Iloilo. Signal […]
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Australian wedding venues were preparing for a rush of couples eager to tie the knot after same-sex marriage was signed into Australian law on Friday with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull already boasting several invites.
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San Diego County officials have ordered mandatory evacuations due to a fast-moving fire fanned by Santa Ana winds, which so far burned 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of land only hours after starting. This wildfire in San Diego County is the latest wind-driven fire in Southern California, including destructive blazes to the northwest in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
Meanwhile, a text alert about dangerous fire weather conditions was sent to 12 million Southern Californians in seven counties – the widest ever issued by the state Office of Emergency Services.
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