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Honor our veterans today and every day

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On the central Kenai Peninsula, area organizations are hosting a Veterans Day celebration at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. Many women joined the armed forces, too. The slogans that had been born in World War I doubtless inspired high hopes that the armistice of 1918 would, indeed, make the world safe for democracy and mark the just-ended struggle as the war to end wars. Read More »

Korea to train with three U.S. aircraft carriers

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From the end of May to the beginning of June, the US Navy sent two aircraft carriers - the USS Ronald Reagan and the USS Carl Vinson - to the waters around the Korean Peninsula to conduct joint exercises. The defense ministry, however, has ruled out the possibility of trilateral military drills with Japan. Three U.S. aircraft carriers - USS Nimitz, USS Kitty Hawk, and USS John C. Read More »

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte: I stabbed someone to death

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Duterte then presented the United Nations report titled "International Narcotics Control Board Precursors and Chemicals Frequently Used in the Illicit Manufacture of Narcotic Drugs and Tropic Substances 2014". Russia is ready to intensify military cooperation with the Philippines , Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Duterte amid the lingering common threat of terrorism. Read More »

'Fox & Friends' Blasts Media for Ignoring Donna Brazile Who Is Literally Everywhere

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Politico Magazine printed an excerpt of Brazile's book last week where she wrote she found "solid proof" of her "suspicions" that " Hillary Clinton's team had rigged the nomination process". The new group, called Party Majority, would act as a parallel structure to Democratic party committees at the national and state levels while coordinating with them. Read More »

Catalan parliament speaker released from Spanish jail

The judge jailed Forcadell and four other parliament members Thursday but set bail after they agreed to either renounce future political activity or do it within the constitutional framework. On Tuesday, Puigdemont's PDeCAT party failed to agree on a united ticket to contest the election with another secessionist party, making it hard for the pro-independence camp to govern the region after the vote and press ahead with its bid to split from Spain. Read More »

Oklahoma woman who married mom sentenced in incest case

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But in 2014 she hit it off with Patricia Spann, 44, and spoke about adopting a child together. Prosecutors say the two married in 2016. Court records show Misty and Patricia's marriage was annulled October 12, 2017. After Misty was convinced, the pair married in March past year in Oklahoma . Patricia Spann, who is also charged with incest, will appear in court in January. Read More »

Alibaba sales surge to $5 billion in 15 minutes on Singles Day

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Singles Day takes place every year on 11 November and it's a Chinese festival for young people to celebrate when they are single. The peak number of transactions per second so far this year reached 325,000. "Alibaba's Singles Day shopping event no doubt will hit another record in sales this year as the Chinese online giant has expanded it to a 24-day shopping and entertainment bonanza", Andria Cheng, an analyst with research firm eMarketer, said in a statement earlier this month. Read More »

Rody to ask China: Do you want control of South China Sea?

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According to the defense chief, the sandbar is located about 2.5 nautical miles from Thitu , an island known locally as Pagasa, which forms part of the island chain where China , the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam and Taiwan have overlapping claims. Read More »

DACA Students Walk Out of Class to Demand Action from Congress

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The " Here to Stay " day of action was organized by the activist group United We Dream, which also organized walkouts in 30 schools across 10 states. Students wore orange shirts that said "Clean Dream Act ", a reference to legislation that would offer a path to citizenship without adding tough new anti-immigration measures. Read More »

European Union says progress in next 2 weeks is key

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But according to Politico, Germany and France are preparing two sets of draft conclusions with the most likely demanding no automatic continuation of Brexit talks to phase two unless "sufficient progress" is made. In a recognition that progress has been slow, U.K. Brexit Secretary David Davis said that "we need to see flexibility, imagination and willingness to make progress on both sides if these negotiations are to succeed". Read More »

The Flynn boys are being investigated for an alleged kidnapping plot

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Gulen now lives in Pennsylvania. Mike Flynn, a former USA national security advisor. That meeting was a follow-up to a secret September 19 meeting attended by former Central Intelligence Agency director James Woolsey, who said Flynn and others discussed "a covert step in the dead of night to whisk this guy away". Read More »

Roy Moore: 'Transgenders Don't Have Rights'

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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican, said candidate Roy Moore "should immediately step aside" if the newspaper story is accurate . The Washington Post reported that three other women interviewed in recent weeks say "Moore pursued them when they were between the ages of 16 and 18 and he was in his early 30s, episodes they say they found flattering at the time, but troubling as they got older". Read More »

United Kingdom gold jewellery demand hit by pre-Brexit jitters

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However, with the industry's gradual transition to GST proceeding on expected lines, and the removal of AML legislation, demand during the festive season shows clear signs of recovery in Q4. Investors continue to support gold hedging properties, but a greater focus is the conditions on the stock market . In China, demand for gold jewellery jumped 13 percent in the reporting period and soared 57 percent for coins. Read More »

Melania Trump flies solo to visit Great Wall of China

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While US President Donald Trump jetted off to a summit in Vietnam after his state visit to China, his wife stayed behind to see the Beijing Zoo's favourite tenants before heading to the Great Wall later in the day. The first lady smiled, and Gu Gu chowed down on bamboo shoots and leaves as the children sang. Asked if she discussed her nascent platform - helping children live better lives - with her Asian counterparts, Trump said it was one of the topics they shared. Read More »

Veteran's Honor Chair at Chuckchansi Park

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Veterans Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1954. Goshen's American Legion Post # 377 organizes this yearly event, with help from VFW Post #1708. Junior members of the Auxiliary will distribute veteran-made American Legion Auxiliary Poppies - a symbol of the sacrifices made by US military personnel. Read More »

Deepika Padukone denies being a part of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's next

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The petition, filed through advocate Somesh Chandra Jha, urged the court to intervene as the filmmaker has "wrongly depicted" Rani Padmavati in the movie. Earlier this week, a BJP parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh warned of possible violence if the film is not blocked. Bhansali was previously given threats against the release of the film, especially in Rajasthan. Read More »

Departing Menendez juror says she would acquit

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The excused juror said she felt the senator was not guilty and that the majority of jurors agreed with her, according to an article from NorthJersey.com that was emailed to reporters by Menendez's campaign late Thursday. The dismissed juror she was the only one who thought he was not guilty of this offense initially. Prosecutors contend Melgen made Menendez his "personal senator", available during a seven-year period as needed, such as when Melgen was embroiled in an $8.9 million Medicare ... Read More »

Harlingen High School JROTC leads special ceremony

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The veterans were introduced at an assembly and then students honored the vets through songs, poems and essays. Musical performances by the Lancaster Band, and the Elementary/ High School Choir. The Blair High School Band will perform patriotic music, the Blair Junior ROTC will serve as color guard and Monet Bagneris will sing the National Anthem. Read More »

Saudi Arabia asks its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately

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As part of its bid to urge the worldwide community to block Iran, the envoys were also asked to support Saudi Arabia's battle against the Houthi militias in Yemen. Neither of these is in keeping with narratives coming out of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has ordered its citizens out of Lebanon amid skyrocketing tensions between their two governments. Read More »

PM Netanyahu to be questioned by police for 5th time on Thursday

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Earlier, Police Spokeswoman Luba Samri confirmed that Netanyahu was questioned for the fifth time for four hours by the police 433 Lahav anti-corruption unit in the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem, Xinhua reported. The investigation is also looking into the visa request and the possibility that Netanyahu intervened in the sale of Channel 2 News. Although police don't recommend outright whether to file indictments, they do provide prosecutors with a summary that notes whether there is ... Read More »

Freeze watch issued for Friday night as growing season nears end

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Freezing temperatures may kill or damage sensitive vegetation like outdoor plants, according to NWS. The first record that could fall is the coldest high on Friday's date - that was 37 degrees set November 10, 1933. A first freeze occurring on November 11 is a week earlier than normal in Washington's urban areas, but several weeks later than normal in its colder suburbs. Read More »

Unnamed country pulls out of TPP after 'agreement in principal' reached

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Trans-Pacific Partnership countries are ready to move on after being dumped by the United States . An agreement has been reached for New Zealand on the controversial investor-state dispute settlement clauses and while officials did not secure everything they hoped around that issue it was resolved to a point the team was happy. Read More »

Rapper Nicki Minaj's Brother Jelani Maraj Convicted of Sexually Assaulting a Child

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Schwartz said his client would file an appeal and the defense believed "a lot of mistakes were made". TMZ noted that Nicki Minaj didn't testify at her brother's trial despite the defense claiming she would. One juror told reporters that the young girl's testimony was hard to listen to. Robinson, who filed for divorce previous year (16), denied the allegations during her testimony, while the court also heard evidence from the alleged victim and her younger brother, who claimed he walked ... Read More »

New York City school shut down after toddler dies

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New York City agencies are investigating the death of a three-year-old boy who was given food he was allergic to while at his pre-kindergarten in Harlem. Elijah's family and friends want to find out exactly what happened to cause his death and say a third-party examination will ensure a full picture. Elijah is survived by his parents and a brother. Read More »

Veterans Day celebrated November 11

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Veterans at the event explained what the holiday means to them. The veterans, guardians and staff will assemble for a procession, from Gate 5 to Gate 12 around 11:30 a.m. The special program, with free admission before noon, will include music, guest speakers and recognition of all veterans. There are plenty of veterans today, men and women, who remember being told not to wear their uniforms off base or off post because it might generate negative reactions among the civilian population. Read More »

Democrats see Trump rebuke in historic wins in Pa. suburbs

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The provisional ballots will be counted on November 21, election officials said. Democrats scored major victories on Tuesday, fueling speculation they will take direct aim at Republican Congressman Don Bacon, who likely is most vulnerable in his first re-election bid. Read More »

Russian offered to send prostitutes to Trump's hotel room

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But Schiller said the offer did not come from Agalarov himself, the sources said, disputing the Daily Caller report on that matter. That, of course, refers to the reported "golden showers" incident , which was only one portion of the voluminous Steele dossier that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been able to partially corroborate . Read More »

TSA Fails 80 Percent Of Undercover Screening Tests, Seeks 3D Scanners

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A CBS correspondent says the investigators were able to get through checkpoints with mock knives, guns and explosives more than 70 percent of time. Passengers load their items into bins to be scanned as they pass through security at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on December 18, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale. Read More »

Former Vice President Biden Says Voters Weary Of Incivility

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The interview comes as Biden continues to publicly ponder whether he'll jump into the 2020 race. "But anyway, yes, I understand", she said. 'My numbers on trustworthiness, honesty, and empathy were as high as they had ever been. "The idea that I would use my son's death to political advantage was sickening". A portion of Biden's exclusive interview with Winfrey was aired on ABC's " Good Morning America " on Thursday morning. Read More »

Colombia Announces Record Cocaine Seizure

President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday announced Colombia's police had seized 12 tons of cocaine, which he said was the largest single drug seizure in the history of the country. Additionally, the government is targeting the groups that use drug trafficking either for criminal or political purposes. The seizure comes as the United States, Colombia's main ally in the fight against drug trafficking, has raised concerns over an increase in coca cultivation. Read More »