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  • PHOTOS.com/Thinkstock(COPENHAGEN) -- Danish police are looking for a thief who stole and later abandoned what is believed to be the world’s most expensive vodka bottle.CCTV footage of the theft shows a masked man with a flashlight searching for the bottle in the basement of Café 33, a pub in Copenhagen, before grabbing the $1.3 million bottle and running off. The man used a key to enter the bar, said the owner Brian Ingberg.The bottle is made of gold and silver and the cap is diamond-encrusted. It was created by Latvian car manufacturer Dartz Motorz, and the owner had lent the bottle to Ingberg who has a large collection of fine spirits in the basement of his bar.On Friday, Copenhagen police said that the bottle had been found. It was discovered by workers on a construction site in Charlottenlund, north of Copenhagen, said Riad Tolba, a Copenhagen police spokesperson."Just because the bottle has been found doesn't mean that we will stop looking for the person who stole it," Tolba told ABC News. The bottle was found empty, but Tolba said he doesn't know if the thief drank the vodka. "I can only note that the bottle was found empty, but intact," he said. The bottle is now being examined for DNA, fingerprints and other clues that might lead to the perpetrator.Tolba declined to say if the police already have an idea of who the thief might be and said he doesn't know why the bottle was left behind.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(SYDNEY) -- Sydney experienced its hottest day in nearly 80 years on Sunday.
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  • @petersmadre/Instagram(NEW YORK) -- Harsh weather forced a "surge" of rescheduled flights that ultimately knocked out equipment at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Saturday afternoon, stranding several international jets and their passengers.In a statement, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Saturday evening stated that they, along with the FAA, are "limiting some flights into JFK" and all international arrivals into the airport's Terminal 1.The agency added that they ramped up staffing and begun utilizing shuttle buses "to bring passengers experiencing delays back to the terminals."They blame a combination of the epic winter storm ravaging the East Coast disabling equipment and the resulting rescheduled "delayed flights."It all "resulted in terminal operators and airlines experiencing delays in getting planes and their passengers into their gates," according to the statement.The agency stressed that they are working to get passengers affected by the conditions to their destinations."The Port Authority intends to aggressively review with its partners, the terminal operators and airlines, the process to assure that planes and passengers get to their gates during the surge of rescheduled flights that follow a severe weather event.But given the extreme cold and the amount of rescheduled flights -- the situation isn't expected to let up."The continued bitter cold and resulting ground equipment issues are expected to continue delays into the evening," the statement read.Earlier in the day at least 12 international flights were waiting for a gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York this afternoon, according to Flightradar24, amid a backlog of flights following the powerful snowstorm that tore through the Northeast Thursday.Flightradar24 -- a flight tracking website -- also said over 70 planes have been parked at JFK between 6 and 48 hours.Originally, The Port Authority put out a statement claiming it was working with airlines, terminal operators and the Federal Aviation Administration "to limit the arrival of flights into JFK Airport until there are adequate gates available to handle the backlog of flights due to recovery of flight schedules after Thursday’s storm." Frustrated travelers have been posting on social media from inside JFK, showing the crowds of people waiting for flights.One traveler posted that the storm "delayed my trip by three days! Now at JFK, it’s a sea of people trying to rebook, checking bags, sleeping everywhere.""Total chaos post bombcyclone," another traveler wrote.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(RIYADH) -- Eleven Saudi princes were arrested by authorities after they held a protest over utility bills, according to Saudi media.
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  • Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley offered fierce criticism of Iran at the Security Council Friday afternoon, blasting the regime for ignoring its own people and instead spreading “conflict and instability far and wide.”“The Iranian regime is now on notice. The world will be watching what you do,” Haley said.The strong words come as Iran continues to blame the U.S. for fomenting the protests amid the Trump administration's tougher line on the country — from President Donald Trump's refusal to certify Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal to a couple waves of sanctions on Iranian officials over Iran's ballistic missile program and human rights abuses.Less than a year ago Trump's then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn also put Iran “on notice” for “Tehran’s malign actions—including weapons transfers, support for terrorism, and other violations of international norms,” he said on February 1, 2017.With Iran's representative to the U.N. body positioned mere feet away, Haley dismissed the regime's “dishonest attempt to call the protesters puppets of foreign powers” and emphasized that the protests are a “spontaneous expression of fundamental human rights,” with Iranians “acting of their own will on their own behalf for their own future.”The Iranian government accused the CIA of orchestrating the protests, according to state-run media, with intelligence support from Israel and financial backing from Saudi Arabia, Iran's two greatest regional enemies.Protests have rocked the Middle Eastern country for over eight days now, hitting 79 cities or towns in total, according to Haley. They are the largest protests since the disputed presidential election in 2009 — a revolt against a stagnant economy, money spent abroad, and a corrupt government, according to protesters.The Iranian government has responded with a firm hand, arresting hundreds. Multiple deaths have been reported as state-run media have instead showcased a wave of pro-government protests and repeatedly played nationalistic songs.In particular, Haley said the U.S. calls on Iran’s government to stop censoring social media outlets and to restore Internet access –- and on the international community to “do more” than issue statements of support, saying, “We cannot allow” the ongoing crackdown on protesters “to happen.”The Trump administration announced new sanctions against four Iranian entities Thursday for their involvement in the ballistic missile program — but tried to tie the announcement to the protests as well.“These sanctions target key entities involved in Iran’s ballistic missile program, which the Iranian regime prioritizes over the economic well-being of the Iranian people,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement with the announcement. “As the Iranian people suffer, their government and the IRGC fund foreign militants, terrorist groups, and human rights abuses.”It's unclear if the U.S. is preparing for any actual actions against the Iranian government for their crackdown on the protests, either at the U.N. or unilaterally. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that more sanctions “will be coming” in an interview with CNN.Haley was one of the only representatives to issue such a full-throated statement of condemnation of the regime. While allies like the United Kingdom and France censured the government as well, they also went out of their way to note Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal — and called on “all parties” to uphold their commitments to it.That was a warning as much for the U.S. as Iran.America’s antagonists on the Security Council had harsh words for why the session was even called, arguing the issue is not one of international security, but ra
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