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Trump cuts off U.S. humanitarian aid to Palestine

Trump cuts off U.S. humanitarian aid to Palestine

US President Donald Trump has signed into law legislation that halts some aid to the Palestinian Authority until it stops paying Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and the families of those killed by Israeli forces. Trump cut the Palestinian aid as he approved the massive $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill on Friday. The law includes three exceptions, allowing for US ...

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Britain escorts Russian ship near national waters amid strained relations

[ad_1] A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas, Britain’s defence ministry said on Tuesday, adding that Russian naval activity near Britain had increased in the holiday period. The frigate HMS St Albans departed on Dec. 23 to track the new Russian warship Admiral Gorshkov as it moved through the North Sea. ...

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