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World Area tree farm ready to welcome visitors
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A workers at Holiday Tree Farms tags freshly harvested Christmas trees at the Beaver Creek shipping yard on November 18, 2017 in Philomath, Oregon. In order for students to receive a free tree permit, they must present a valid paper voucher printed from the Every Kid in a Park website.

World Cut limbs of PM haters: BJP leader
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I ask them to do so if they have the guts. Meanwhile, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said: "How can BJP talk about pride, something it does not have?" Crediting Narendra Modi for overcoming huge odds and becoming the leader of the country, Rai said that Modi had become the prime minister of the country after facing a childhood that was filled with poverty and hardship.

World Cop guns down scribe in Tripura
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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the authorities to shed all possible light on the murder of Sudip Datta Bhaunik, a reporter who was gunned down today by a member of the 2nd Tripura State Rifles (TSR ) at R K Nagar, a short distance from Agartala on Tuesday.

World LSP reminding holiday motorists that buzzed driving is drunk driving
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The highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005 is predicted, with 1.6 million more people venturing out compared with previous year. The Thanksgiving holiday period is also an Operation C.A.R.E. College kids who return home for the holidays "want to go out with their hometown friends and they want to do that at the watering hole", Blackwood said.

World Foot Croc Spotted Sunbathing on Florida Beach
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Video footage of the crocodile captured it resting on the shore as crowds of curious onlookers gathered behind a cordon set up by police. "So when it gets to Hallandale, we're done, right?" "It will be evaluated, tagged and released into a suitable mangrove habitat", FWC spokesman Rob Klepper said in a statement to WPLG-TV .

World Jimmy Buffett is opening for that '[expletive] band' at a Miami stadium
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Tickets for the show in Philly go on sale to the general public on December 2. A concert stub from the Eagles/Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reef Band show at the Miami Baseball Stadium on July 2, 1977. For more information, visit the Eagles website . Buy tickets at CampingWorldStadium.com, Amway Center box office (primary box office for Amway Center and Camping World Stadium events), Ticketmaster retail locations, charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000 or at ‪Ticketmaster.com.

World DOJ investigating Harvard's admission policies
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Supporters of affirmative action in college admissions say that it levels the playing field in higher education by welcoming traditionally excluded groups like minority students, whereas its critics say the practice favors one group over another based on race instead of academic achievement.

World One pilot dead, another injured in Air Force crash
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The plane crashed about 14 miles from Laughlin, according to the Post. Laughlin AFB officials say emergency personnel and first responders were on scene, but no information was provided about the surviving pilot's injuries. The name of the pilots have not been disclosed "for next of kin notification", the Air Force Base's official website reported. "Our people take top priority, and we are committed to ensuring their safety and security", said Col.

World Military discovers additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson in Niger
Author: 0 Military discovers additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson in Niger

The military and an Federal Bureau of Investigation team in Niger discovered more remains of Sgt. U.S. officials are also investigating local eyewitness reports Sgt. Two villagers who found Sgt Johnson said his body had a gaping head wound and his hands had been bound. The others were Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Washington; Staff Sgt.

World Iraqi court opens way for Kurds to annul independence vote
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Kurds voted on September 25 to break away from Iraq - the vote was deemed "illegal" by Baghdad officials. The Iraqi Kurdistan Region expressed on Monday its reservations on an Iraqi Federal Court rule, stipulating that the September 25 Kurdish independence referendum is "unconstitutional".

World Top Democrat Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accuser With $27K In Taxpayer Money
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The longtime Michigan Congressman on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, denied settling a sexual harassment complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was sacked from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. "It is a designed cover-up. It's like being abused twice". The staffer said she heard from Conyers' constituents that it was well-known Conyers had sexual relations with staffers, and said felt this made it "very awkward" when he rubbed their backs or put his arms around ...

World Microsoft's Skype Gets Pulled from Apple China App Store
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Responding to the matter to NYTimes , Microsoft spokesperson told , "Skype has been temporarily removed from Apple's store", adding that they are working to reinstate the app as soon as possible. Skype is the latest addition to the list of internet platforms, including Alphabet Inc's Google services, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc, which has become inaccessible to Chinese users.

World Nebraska approves path for controversial Keystone XL pipeline
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Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Chairman Dave Flute says members are "highly disappointed" with Nebraska's move considering the oil spill near their reservation. "This decision opens up a whole new bag of (legal) issues that we can raise ", said Ken Winston, an attorney for the Sierra Club, which has opposed the pipeline.

World Mugabe declines to resign as Zimbabwe's president, leaving nation in disbelief
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Zimbabwe's ousted vice-president‚ Emmerson Mnangagwa‚ on Tuesday also called on Mugabe to resign: "The people of Zimbabwe have clearly spoken on this matter". Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans attended street protests on Saturday, demonstrating against the Mugabes. Opposition activists announced more demonstrations to pressure Robert Mugabe to step down after 37 years in power.

World Palestinians 'freeze' meetings with United States over office row
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Speaking in the Spanish Parliament today, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said the Palestinians were " committed to a historic peace deal [with Israel] under the auspices of President Trump". The "national security interest" excuse would no longer suffice. The US decision followed the Palestinian move to petition the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Israelis for alleged crimes against Palestinians.

World Amsterdam wins right to host EMA after 'penalty shootout' vote
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EFPIA Director General, Nathalie Moll emphasized that "s$3 ecuring transitional arrangements and long-term cooperation on medicines regulation between the United Kingdom and European Union is the best way of ensuring that patients across Europe continue to have access to safe and effective medicines", while John Brennan, Secretary General of EuropaBio, commented: "Now that we have more clarity, it is vital that the relocation of the EMA will be carried out in such a way as to minimize as ...

World Government keen to bring anti-triple talaq bill in winter session
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Three months after the Supreme Court "set aside" instant triple talaq , the government plans to table a bill in the winter session of Parliament that will make the centuries-old practice a criminal offence. The Centre felt that this was because of two reasons. The AISPLB had on April 17 asked the Uttar Pradesh government to draft a strict law against triple talaq similar to the one against the practice of sati to prevent Muslim women from getting victimised.

World Gujarat elections: Congress releases second list of 40 candidates
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The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) had demanded 20 seats in return for their support to Congress . However, it was unclear whether the deadlock was over the reservation issue or over PAAS' demand for seats. The Congress list included two members of PAAS but some members alleged that the core committee of Hardik Patel's group had not been consulted. "They were giving him wrong impression about what we are asking, and how they should go about it", Praful Patel told The Indian ...

World Ryan International murder: Accused bus conductor Ashok gets bail
Author: 0 Ryan International murder: Accused bus conductor Ashok gets bail

There were a lot of differences between findings of CBI and Haryana Police. An audio clip of Ashok's uncle talking to the accused Class XI student's family had recently surfaced on social media. "Therefore, we have appealed to the court to grant him bail", Verma said earlier. The status report of CBI regarding the case was submitted in a sealed envelope.

World Russia Admitted about Radioactive Contamination over Europe in September
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An incident in September-October at a cold war nuclear disaster site in Russian Federation is suspected to be the source of extremely high concentrations of radioactive material that spread over Europe , AFP reported on Monday. It is sometimes used as a source of energy, known as radioisotope thermoelectric generators, used to power satellites. When Moscow's state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom released a statement earlier rejecting reports of a possible radioactive leak, it said the ...

World Franken, Moore assault allegations dredge up accusations against Trump
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Ivey said today she was bothered by the allegations against Moore, but had to weigh all the available information. Alabama voters will go to the ballot box on December 12 to choose between Moore and Democrat Doug Jones . Asked if Alabamians should vote for Moore instead, she brought up more Democrats. The good news is that many Republicans have called for his removal from the race, and more continue to do so every day.

World 9-year-old who wished for Christmas cards loses battle with cancer
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After he asked for cards so he could celebrate early, thousands poured in from strangers, including celebrities Anna Kendrick and Arnold Schwarzenegger , as well as the New England Patriots . He was especially touched to hear Jacob's two favorite things are penguins and police officers. Jacob has been getting anywhere from 10,000 to 15,000 letters a day.

World 50 killed in Nigeria mosque bomb attack
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The terror group has killed more than 20,000 people and forced around 2 million people to flee their homes. Haruna Furo, head of the Adamawa state emergency management agency, and Musa Hamad Bello, chairman of the Mubi north local government area, both confirmed the attack.

World Argentina Navy: Missing Sub 'Had Called To Report Breakdown'
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But Mr Balbi said earlier on Monday that officials analysed the seven low-frequency satellite signals and determined they were not received from the submarine. The Argentine navy tweeted video showing the intense weather conditions. The issue has since been confirmed by the Argentine navy to have been a battery failure, delivering another blow to families of crew members desperately waiting for news of loved ones.

Author: 0 Salman Khan & Katrina share a sizzling chemistry in Swag Se Swagat!

They had been sharing pictures of the film's first song, Swag se swagat , since quite sometime now, keeping us entertained. The song features the two actors in exotic locations , romancing and flirting with each other, it looks lovely and sounds great, with the lyrics incorporating the word "Swag" and "Swagat" to keep it Desi enough for people.

World City and State offices will close for Thanksgiving holiday
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Residents whose regularly scheduled collection day is Friday will have collection Saturday. Truckee Meadows Community College will be closed Thursday, November 23 through Sunday, November 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. on Saturday and resume regular hours on Monday. If your garbage services are on Wednesday, pick-up will be on Tuesday. Loose leaf collection will resume on Monday, Nov.

World Three Lashkar-e-Taiba militants killed in Handwara
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On September 21, The Indian Express had reported that Owaid alias Osama was the third member of Lakhvi's family to join the LeT's ranks and be part of its operations in Kashmir. When the troops were closing in on the target, they came under a heavy fire from the hiding militants. A search operation was then launched in the area.

World India fight back but Sri Lanka manage to drew the first Test
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Lakmal and Dasun Shanaka picked up three wickets apiece, while Lahiru Gamage and Dilruwan Perera chipped in with one wicket each. His efforts almost succeeded, as Sri Lanka barely staved off defeat, finishing at 75 for seven when poor light prompted the umpires to call off the game.

World Russia's Putin Hosts Syria's Assad For Talks
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Putin was paid a rare visit by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday. "We must admit that the operation made it possible to advance the process of political settlement in Syria ", he added. Russian Federation is actively trying to build an global consensus around a peace deal for Syria , over two years after Moscow began a military intervention that turned the tide of the conflict in Assad's favor.

World Bill Clinton Visits Hurricane Victims in Puerto Rico
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Almost 50 percent of Puerto Rico's power grid has been restored almost two months after Hurricane Maria struck the island on September 20. Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Washington, D.C.in show of support to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico.

World Crews battle massive blaze in MI
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Authorities told WDIV , the fire involves a high-pressure gas main. There is huge gas line fire in Orion Twp. on the north side of Brown Rd. west of Joslyn Rd.at the border of Auburn Hills. Morgenstern says the blaze occurred after a gas transmission line ruptured, but the specific cause of the fire is unknown. No injuries are being reported at this time.

World Mugabe has just hours to quit before he is impeached
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In this particular case, the ruling party finds itself in bed with the opposition, which had already indicated its readiness to haul Mugabe over the coals through the impeachment route. Moments after the address, war veterans' leader Chris Mutsvangwa, called for a wave of protests if Mugabe refused to go. Mugabe was widely expected to resign on Sunday night, but instead he delivered an incoherent speech in which he said Zimbabweans should forget about past wrongs and "learn to forgive and ...

World Korean military official likely punished: S. Korea
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A top Chinese envoy landed in North Korea today in a trip hailed as a "big move" by US President Donald Trump , who has urged Beijing to pile pressure on its nuclear-armed ally. Also on November 18, Song paid visits to Mangyongdae Revolution School - an elite educational institution in North Korea - and the Ryuwon Footwear Factory, where Kim gave on-the-spot guidance in October after recent renovations.

World Beyoncé Revealed as the Richest Woman in Music
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Consider her highly anticipated album Reputation dropped on November 10, 2017-after Forbes' cutoff date-it's likely that she'll take first place on the magazine's 2018 list. Celine Dion: $42 million 5. Dolly Parton: $37 million 7. Barbra Streisand comes in at No. 10 with $30 million. The publication referenced data from Nielsen SoundScan, Pollstar, and the RIAA, as well as interviews with lawyers, managers, agents, and several of the named celebrities.

World Florida zeroing in on Chip Kelly
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Kent Fuchs and athletic director Scott Stricklin . "There will probably be some more productive conversations in the days ahead". He coached the Philadelphia Eagles for three years, including the 2013 NFC East championship and had a brief one year stint as the coach of the San Francisco 49ers in 2016, going 2-14.

World Two cold fronts for the long holiday weekend
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Today . Sunny. Highs in the low to mid 60s. Winds will be from the south with no chance for rain. MONDAY: Mostly sunny skies and chilly temperatures continue, with a high of 44 degrees. Thanksgiving Day will feature more sunny weather, with a cold start and highs in the 50s. Tomorrow: Partly cloudy skies will give way to cloudy skies later in the afternoon.

World Sheriff: 'Armed, dangerous' Coosa County fugitive breaks into home
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Franklin says the family got up and went into the field, but when they returned, they found him in their home. Vernon is said to have tied up the couple before stealing a gun, a vehicle and other items. Vernon escaped for the first time on October 29 after he "forcibly removed his restraints" and ran from the jail, where he was being booked on felony charges of first degree theft of property and third degree burglary.

World Christian Conservative Lawmaker Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Trafficking
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The Hill reported Saturday that Shortey's legal team filed paperwork to enter a guilty plea in order to evade three charges related to child pornography, which - if convicted - would result in much harsher sentencing. According to the the police affidavit and prosecutors, Shortey sought to exchange money for sex with the teen. He was accused in the child sex trafficking count of knowingly recruiting the underage male to engage in a commercial sex act.

World Give thanks, then ask questions at White House press briefing
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She also said she is thankful for the police and first responders who " keep us safe here at home ". The White House, too, has publicly waffled on whether to continue the tradition of a regular, on-camera press briefing and has regularly shot down journalists' questions by implying that they're somehow acting inappropriately by asking for comments on high-profile news stories.

World Trump moves to dissolve charitable foundation
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Schneiderman announced in September 2016 that his office was investigating the Trump Foundation "to make sure it's complying with the laws governing charities in NY", and Trump announced his intent to dissolve the Trump Foundation two months later.

World Roger Waters, Brian Eno Criticize Nick Cave for Israel Concerts
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I didn't connect to it. "Nick thinks this is about censorship of his music?" Proving that they have very little grasp on irony, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel , an organization devoted exclusively to maliciously making every aspect of life in the Jewish State political and divisive, issued a statement saying that Cave's courage is proof that, well, every aspect of life in the Jewish state is political and divisive.

World CBFC refuses to speed up certification process for Padmavati
Author: 0 CBFC refuses to speed up certification process for Padmavati

While many historians have claimed Padmavati to be a fictitious character, fringe groups like Karni Sena have declared a war against the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Deepika. DNA had reported that the film's December release could be delayed owing to a backlog of films awaiting certification at the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

World Mueller Requests Justice Department Documents Related to Comey's Firing
Author: 0 Mueller Requests Justice Department Documents Related to Comey's Firing

Mueller is trying to determine whether Trump or any other administration official wielded improper influence over an ongoing investigation. Sessions told lawmakers in October that he intends to cooperate fully with Mueller, but critics say that his multiple testimonies before Congress about the Russian Federation investigation are full of contradictions and outright lies .

World US Air Force Targets Afghanistan Drug Labs in Airstrikes
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US and Afghan aircraft on Monday began destroying poppy processing facilities in southern Afghanistan - under direction from the Trump administration to disrupt sources of Taliban revenue, military officials of both governments said. "They fight so that they can keep profiting from narcotics trade and other criminal activities", he said, referring to the Taliban. "Our message to the Afghans is very straightforward: 'We are with you, and we will stay with you, '" he said.

World Nurses Laugh As WWII Veteran Cries For Help Before Dying
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In a deposition more than a year later, which the NBC station also aired, the video was shown to Wanda Nuckles , the nursing supervisor on duty that night. Apparently, neglecting this dying man wasn't enough. Asked what was so amusing for them to laugh, Nuckles answered: "I have no clue". "Until the time paramedics arrived, you were giving CPR continuously?" he asked.

World Time to thaw that Thanksgiving turkey!
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If you are visiting someone else's home for the holidays, make sure that the home you are visiting is as safe as your own, if not safer. The National Fire Protection Association said Thanksgiving is the peak day of the year for home cooking fires, followed by the day before Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and Christmas Eve.

World Back-to-back birdies give Ariya Tour Championship win
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When all the points were tabulated, Sung Hyun Park and So Yeon Ryu wound up sharing POY honors, a first in LPGA history, while Thompson finished tied for third with Shanshan Feng. South Korean Eun-Hee Ji, who shot a 67 Sunday, and Sweden Pernilla Lindberg (68) finished tied for fourth, two strokes off the lead. Peiyun Chien of Taiwan and Sarah Jane Smith of Australia opened with bogey-free rounds of 66 to share the lead in a warm breeze.