• Rainbow shines during water drop on California's Thomas Fire
Rainbow shines during water drop on California's Thomas Fire

It was estimated at 45 percent containment. The devastating fire, which broke out Dec.4, threatens homes northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. The better conditions were expected through Tuesday, though a wind event was predicted for Wednesday. Michael and Sonia Behrman told KABC-TV they fled their hillside home when h...

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  • Uber Driver Arrested After Death Of British Diplomat
Uber Driver Arrested After Death Of British Diplomat

A DRIVER arrested over the murder of British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has confessed to killing her, a judicial source told AFP yesterday. Porter said Uber used commercially licensed taxi drivers in Lebanon, and that the government carries out background checks and grants licenses. Dykes worked at the British E...

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  • Gujarat verdict: Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam seat
Gujarat verdict: Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam seat

Mevani has been the Dalit face of the three young Turks who have challenged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state. The latter was in the Congress earlier but later joined the BJP after he was denied a ticket by the Congress. Manibhai Vaghela of Congress moved to Ider constituency to make way for Jignesh in Vadgam. In the current elections, ...

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  • Darren Chester dumped in cabinet reshuffle
Darren Chester dumped in cabinet reshuffle

New Nationals deputy leader Bridget McKenzie will be catapulted from the backbench into Cabinet and has been heavily involved in senate inquiries into agriculture issues in the past. Social Services Minister Christian Porter is tipped to become the attorney-general and regional Liberal Dan Tehan will be promoted to Cabinet. Attorney-General Ge...

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  • Inquest hears members of Clodagh Hawe's family had defensive wounds
Inquest hears members of Clodagh Hawe's family had defensive wounds

Ryan was found is his own bedroom. They had injuries to their necks, their duvets were pulled up, and there were no signs of life. Gardai also told the hearing that a number of jewellery boxes were neatly piled on the centre of the bed in the master bedroom.

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  • Gov: Dead State House Christmas tree will be replaced
Gov: Dead State House Christmas tree will be replaced

After they've served their goal of presiding over Christmas presents and their living room welcome is worn out, cut trees can serve a variety of environmental purposes. The National Christmas Tree Association , a trade organization advocating for Christmas tree growers, sees that decrease in tree supply as a boon for tree farmers.

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  • London gets first-ever female bishop
London gets first-ever female bishop

Sarah Mullally, former bishop of Crediton in the diocese of Exeter, becomes the most senior woman in the Church of England and the first female bishop of London. As part of an initial tour of some of the parishes and projects at work in the Diocese, she will also be visiting a food bank preparing Christmas packages at St John's in Hoxton and she ...

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  • The Pentagon admits it had a secret UFO program
The Pentagon admits it had a secret UFO program

For the first time , the US defence department has acknowledged the existence of the mysterious Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program run from an office in a quiet corner of its sprawling headquarters. 'It was determined that there were other, higher priority issues that merited funding and it was in the best interest of the DoD to make...

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  • LHC annuls appointment of Absar Alam as Chairman PEMRA
LHC annuls appointment of Absar Alam as Chairman PEMRA

Citing the Information Ministry, Pemra chairman and others as respondents in the petition, he further stated that the respondent was appointed in violation of the Pemra ordinance 2002 and the then prime minister Nawaz Sharif appointed him in an unjust manner ignoring merit.

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  • Libya strongman says UN-backed authorities's mandate…
Libya strongman says UN-backed authorities's mandate…

The UN-brokered Libyan political agreement, signed in Morocco's Skhirat in on December 17, 2015, established Libya's Government of National Accords (GNA) for a one-year period, which could be renewed only once. Despite that deal, Libya has remained divided between the GNA government in Tripoli led by Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and a rival admin...

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  • RTÉ producer pleads guilty in grooming case
RTÉ producer pleads guilty in grooming case

Creaven, of Dublin, pleaded guilty at Leeds crown court to trying to meet a child after grooming her for a sexual objective and attempting to cause or incite a child to engage in sexual activity. Kieran Creaven , 54 and whose address can not be published by order of the court, was charged last month after he was arrested by police in Leeds.

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  • Judge Blocks Government From Stopping 2 More Undocumented Teens' Abortions
Judge Blocks Government From Stopping 2 More Undocumented Teens' Abortions

The Office of Refugee Resettlement, which oversees the detention of immigrant children, announced in March 2017 that federally funded immigration shelters would not facilitate abortions for minors without direct approval from the agency's director, Scott Lloyd.

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  • Alabama Senate race victor urges Republican rival to 'move on'
Alabama Senate race victor urges Republican rival to 'move on'

None of that is true, but some may think that depending on where they go for the latest news. "It would be wrong for Senate Republicans to jam through this tax bill without giving the newly elected senator from Alabama the opportunity to cast his vote", Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said at a news conference on Capitol Hill....

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  • Doping-Russian bobsledder Voevoda banned for all times from…
Doping-Russian bobsledder Voevoda banned for all times from…

The International Olympic Committee disqualified Alexei Voevoda, the lone remaining member of Russia's two-man and four-man bobsleigh gold-winning sleds from the Sochi 2014 Olympics, for committing anti-doping violations. Designs of the Russian national team's uniform for the 2018 Olympic Games South Korea's PyeongChang have not yet been approved...

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  • Fedex Corp Com (FDX) Position Raised by Jackson Square Partners Llc
Fedex Corp Com (FDX) Position Raised by Jackson Square Partners Llc

Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd who had been investing in Fedex Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $65.01 billion market cap company. Therefore 25% are positive. Diodes had 10 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Underweight" on Monday, November 20.

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  • Tencent ramps up Alibaba competition with Vipshop investment
Tencent ramps up Alibaba competition with Vipshop investment

As part of the deal, Vipshop will be able to market itself to the nearly one billion users of Tencent's social media app, WeChat, and will also appear on JD.com's main page. Tencent and JD are buying Class A Vipshop stock at $65.40 apiece, equivalent to $13.08 per American Depositary Share. The interest from big Chinese players in automated physi...

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  • Governor vetoes invoice so as to add abortion restrictions
Governor vetoes invoice so as to add abortion restrictions

In a statement provided to PennLive.com , Lindsey Mauldin, the deputy director for Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates, said the legislation "was nothing more than a callous attempt to score cheap political points through needless cruelty toward women, and we applaud the governor for continuing to stand for Pennsylvania women and for what is...

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  • Donald Trump Tweets GOP Having Good Year, Will
Donald Trump Tweets GOP Having Good Year, Will "Do Well In 2018"

Also in his tweet , Trump said he knew Republicans would lose the governor's race in Virginia and Alabama Senate race. "If we bring the same enthusiasm to state and local elections across the country that helped us win the Alabama Senate race, there's nothing that can stop us".

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  • Toddler Caught in Middle of Wild Brawl in Fort Myers Mall
Toddler Caught in Middle of Wild Brawl in Fort Myers Mall

The video, which has since been removed from the social media site but reposted elsewhere, seems to show a group of women brawling in front of a Victoria Secrets while a man stands in between. Williams and Eleaby both sustained injuries as a result, and the police report says they wish to press charges. When officers arrived at the mall they found ...

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  • Capital One Financial (COF) Stock Rating Upgraded by Bank of America
Capital One Financial (COF) Stock Rating Upgraded by Bank of America

Capital One Finl Corp now has $46.69 billion valuation. The stock increased 3.22% or $3.1 during the last trading session, reaching $99.41. About 651,693 shares traded or 66.05% up from the average. In other Capital One Financial news, insider Robert M. Alexander sold 76,354 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th.

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  • Maryam Nawaz named among 11 most powerful women of world
Maryam Nawaz named among 11 most powerful women of world

The newspaper's list titled '11 Powerful Women We Met Around the World in 2017' has aimed to highlight the personalities around the world, "who have led interesting lives and done extraordinary things, or perhaps recently gone through a remarkable experience".

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  • Woman found dead in woods, mauled by her two pit bulls
Woman found dead in woods, mauled by her two pit bulls

Was it actually something else that attacked the owner? Bethany Lynn Stephens' father called 911 Thursday, at about 8:18 p.m., when he went looking for his daughter off Manakin Road in Goochland, where she often walked her dogs. "There were various articles of clothing, under clothing scattered about the area not far from the body and torn into s...

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  • Chelsea to hold contract talks with Andreas Christensen?
Chelsea to hold contract talks with Andreas Christensen?

David Luiz can no longer be considered a valuable first-team player. Chelsea remain third in the Premier League after securing a narrow win over Southampton at the weekend. Conte opted on many occasions to use Andreas Christensen ahead of Luiz and his faith has been rewarded, with the young Dane turning in some hugely impressive displays bo...

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  • Charlottesville police chief retires after criticism of response to violent really
Charlottesville police chief retires after criticism of response to violent really

Thomas, who had been police chief since May 2016, was the first black man to hold the position, according to C-Ville Weekly . Earlier this month, former U.S. City manager Maurice Jones said Thomas served with distinction and honor. It also alleged Thomas attempted to obstruct the review by, among other things, creating fake planning document...

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  • Pence delays trip to Egypt, Israel because of USA tax vote
Pence delays trip to Egypt, Israel because of USA tax vote

Mr Pence was scheduled to leave tonight to Egypt then on to Israel where he was planning to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as well as address the Kenneset. Senior administration officials say the vice president was a chief advocate for the move. That plan was disrupted by the uproar...

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