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Israel cuts ties with UNESCO over holy site

The draft decision notes the importance of Jerusalem to all three monotheistic religions -- Christianity, Judaism and Islam -- but makes no mention of why the city is significant to Christians or Jews. A subsidiary body of UNESCO's Executive Board passed the resolution Thursday in Paris.

It refers to Jerusalem's holiest site -- known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif, or Noble Sanctuary -- only by its Muslim name.

Mariah Carey shares sweet vacation moments with kids

The snapshots show Carey holding on to her daughter, who was sporting a life vest, while on a boat, along with pictures of the trio hanging out before bedtime in their pajamas.

The songstress has been globe-trotting around the world with her mini-me's, along with boyfriend James Packer. The group has been visiting the sights in Sardinia, Ibiza and Israel before heading back to Los Angeles in early September.

Meanwhile, Mariah and James have been at the center of baby rumors, but E! News quickly learned that's not the case.