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UNRWA: Our mandate comes from the UN General Assembly

UNRWA: Our mandate comes from the UN General Assembly

Observers said UNRWA's support for Palestinian refugees actually helped Israel, by taking responsibility for the health, education and overall well-being of displaced Palestinians and their offspring. With Palestinians seething over US President Donald Trump's recognition last month of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, he threatened on Tuesday to withhold aid money, accusing them of being "no longer willing to talk peace".


Commuters stranded across TN as bus strike enters 5th day

Commuters stranded across TN as bus strike enters 5th day

Meanwhile, speaking in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Wednesday, Chief Minister Edappadi urged striking workers to resume work immediately and promised that pending dues of workers, who have retired on or before November 30, 2107, will be paid before Pongal.


Iranian tanker ablaze after collision off China; 32 missing

Iranian tanker ablaze after collision off China; 32 missing

China raced to contain oil leaking from an Iranian tanker stricken off its eastern coast Tuesday amid warnings the burning ship could spark an environmental disaster. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said the cause of the accident is still under investigation. Right after the hit, the tanker spilled oil and burst into flames .


Willie Nelson ends concert, cancels shows amid illness concerns

Willie Nelson ends concert, cancels shows amid illness concerns

In response to a Monday inquiry from the Union-Tribune, Nelson's longtime publicist said the iconic singer-songwriter had either "a bad cold or the flu " and was heading back home to Texas to recuperate. Last August Nelson also curtailed a show, this time in Salt Lake City, after suffering respiratory issues. He is next scheduled to perform in Macon with Los Lonely Boys on February 7, the start of a 10-day, eight-show tour.



Trump, Aides Scorn Book Depicting Chaotic White House

During a Monday interview on the widely talked-about segment, MSNBC panelists agreed that the Trump administration's decision to send a high-ranking official like Miller onto CNN after not providing anyone to the network for weeks was completely intentional.