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Thursday October 12nd, 2017 night edition

image for US to withdraw from UNESCO due to its anti-Israeli stances

Last year, Israel attacked UNESCO after it denounced Israel's control of holy sites in east Jerusalem and the West Bank.

In response to the announcement, UNESCO expressed regret over the United States' official decision to leave its organisation.

Relations soured further when UNESCO announced the Old City of Hebron to be a Palestinian World Heritage Site this past July.

France's delegate to the UN François Delattre said in an interview Wednesday he hopes the US decides to stay in UNESCO.

"For us, it is important to have the United States on board, including at UNESCO at this critical juncture.

Secretary of State Tillerson wants the US to pay off its debt to UNESCO and then cease funding it (Photo: AFP).

President Bush had the US rejoin UNESCO in 2002, after the original withdrawal during the Reagan administration (Photo: AP). »

Police Arrested This Cop Watch Activist—But Then Recorded Themselves by Accident

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LaSalle immediately went to pick up his stuff, hoping one of his many recording devices had captured some evidence of illegality in his arrest. »

James Van Der Beek: ‘I’ve had my ass grabbed by older, powerful men’

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James Van Der Beek has come forward as a victim of sexual harassment, saying he’s had “my ass grabbed by older, powerful men.”.

Without naming names, the actor made the stunning disclosure early Thursday in a series of tweets about Harvey Weinstein’s sex scandal.

“I’ve had my ass grabbed by older, powerful men, I’ve had them corner me in inappropriate sexual conversations when I was much younger…,” Van Der Beek wrote, adding, “I understand the unwarranted shame, powerlessness & inability to blow the whistle. »