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Palestinians, Israelis clash as Jerusalem fallout continues

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Clashes broke out amid a fresh wave of violence across the West Bank and along Gaza's border on Friday as the fallout continued over President Donald Trump's announcement last week recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, killing two Palestinians and wounding dozens of other protesters and one Israeli officer.

Russia to resume flights to Egypt, halted after 2015 bombing

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Egypt signed a deal Friday to resume flights between Moscow and the Egyptian capital of Cairo starting from February after more than a two-year break, officials announced on Friday.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to marry May 19

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19 — the same day as one of the biggest English sports events of the year, the FA Cup final.

The date was confirmed Friday by the prince's Kensington Palace office.

Suspect in Virginia car attack faces upgraded charge

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him.

Macon County dedicating prosecutor to opioid cases

DECATUR (AP) — The Macon County state's attorney's office plans to have a prosecutor specifically dedicated to dealing with opioid cases.

Kellogg's opens store in New York with cereal by the bowl

NEW YORK — Kellogg's opened a new store in New York on Thursday that it hopes will become a hangout spot for millennials willing to buy cereal by the bowl and then lounge around on a bean bag chair.

5 Dems vying to replace Davis make cases at Champaign forum

CHAMPAIGN — All five Democratic candidates for Congress in Illinois' 13th District made it clear Thursday at a forum in Champaign that they'd be nothing like incumbent Republican Rep. Rodney Davis.

Clergy Corner, Dec. 15, 2017

With today kicking off one of the busiest shopping weekends on the calendar, we asked area clergy members to think back to their pre-pastor days and tell us about the most memorable present they found waiting under the Christmas tree.

More of Danville-area needy will be sleeping in heavenly peace

DANVILLE — More than a dozen Danville-area residents should get a better night's sleep thanks to a local business and area ministries.

Slumberland Furniture partnered with Central Christian Church, the Danville Rescue Mission, Robin Hood Foundation and Love INC of Vermilion County to provide 19 beds, box springs, mattresses and bed linens to area families in need.

State crime lab testing racist cards left in area for unsafe substances

TILTON — Police still aren't sure whether cards with racist messages left at a local business earlier this month also contained dangerous substances, but in the meantime, the same cards are popping up in other towns.