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What type of Christmas tree do you prefer?

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Trees take about a decade to reach a desired height of seven to eight feet, and growers now don't have as many trees to cut and ship around the country. "My sense is, the shortage problem will be worse in 2018". "We will not experience a shortage of Frasier Fir or Papa Noel". But guess what we do? The best way to prevent bringing bugs into your home is to shake it, many tree lots do this for you, but be sure to do it before loading it up. Read More »

Five killed on MS highways over Thanksgiving weekend

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He was pronounced dead at the scene. The number of people killed on OH roads during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend almost doubled from a year ago. Her passenger, a 55-year-old Moss Point man, was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries, Elkins said. The driver, James E. Hutson, 91, was killed in the crash. Read More »

Kim lancia un nuovo missile balistico

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La notizia è stata dapprima rilasciata dall'agenzia di stampa sudcoreana Yonhap , citando l'esercito della Corea del Sud , e poi confermato dagli Stati Uniti d'America. Il missile lanciato dalla Corea del Nord "sembra sia caduto nella zona economica esclusiva (la zona di mare adiacente alle acque territoriali) del Giappone ". Read More »

Video Shows Passengers Being Rescued After NYC Ferry Strikes Underwater Pylon

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The ferry got stuck just off a pier near the South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan. "By the time he moved you could feel that rumble of the rotors hitting the sea floor". No passengers were hurt during the rescue. Hornblower said it is picking up the tab for repairs and said that service will not be impacted because this is the offseason. Read More »

Gutierrez Won't Run For Reelection

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Gutierrez would be the latest high-profile lawmaker to announce that he will not run in 2018, but most of the previous ones have been Republicans. Gutierrez endorsed Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia for his seat in next year's election for the fourth congressional district of IL, calling him a "champion" in "the fight for immigrant rights". Read More »

Teacher allegedly caught on camera snorting line of cocaine in classroom

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Cox was charged on Monday with felony drug possession and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia. Authorities said students believed the video showed Cox making lines of cocaine and alerted school administrators. It is not known when Cox is next due in court. Cox was released on her own recognizance. A search of her auto turned up empty foil pieces, a glass pipe, plastic baggies that had been torn open and two makeshift straws. Read More »

Schumer and Pelosi ditch Trump meeting

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Tuesday said they will not attend a "show meeting" at the White House after President Donald Trump blasted them on Twitter. "I don't see a deal!" Because many recalcitrant Republicans have no interest in extending the debt limit, which would be a part of any such deal, Republicans will need Democratic votes to help keep the government up and running or risk a political backlash. Read More »

NFF paysGernot Rohr December salary

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Rohr signed a two-year deal with the NFF in August 2016 but the German was handed a new two-year deal six months to the end of the current contract. -His salaries have also been paid up till December 2017. Rohr led the Super Eagles on a fine run in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign which saw them finish their qualifying group unbeaten and qualified for the world cup tournament with a game to spare. Read More »

OECD Ups S. Korea's Economic Growth Dorecast to 3.2% for 2017

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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ( OECD ) has significantly raised its 2017 growth forecast for Turkey to over 6 percent, by citing strong fiscal stimulus and rebound in exports. The report also warned of the risks of high corporate debt in China and spiking housing prices in some USA cities and rising household debt. "There is still work to be done, we are still resting a bit comfortably on the incoming data, which have been supported by fiscal and monetary policy", ... Read More »

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Wednesday at Windsor Castle

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An artist has paid his own tribute to newly-engaged Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with a portrait on the back of his grubby white van. The royal family plans to pay for the bulk of the wedding, according to ABC News. There will also be a walkabout by the bride and groom-to-be - a royal rite of passage for the future royal. The actress will not be continuing her work on gender with the United Nations or with other organisations, but instead will be starting her charity work as a full-time ... Read More »

Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations to mixed reviews

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The Christmas card from the Trumps is signed by Donald, wife Melania and son Barron, 11. A copy of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", belonging to former US President Franklin D. state and territory in the Blue Room, a Christmas tree made of books in the library and a hallway of winter trees. A promotional video from the White House showcasing this year's decorations zoomed in on a traditional nativity set featuring a baby Jesus wearing a crown . Read More »

Ex-Corrie Star Bruno Langley Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault

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He will also be placed on the sex offenders' register for five years and must may his victims £250 each. After the court heard the evidence this morning, the district judge made a decision to pass sentence in the Magistrates' Court rather than send it to the Crown Court. Read More »

Turkish-Iranian businessman to testify at US trial

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Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian gold trader at the center of an global corruption case, has agreed to cooperate with the American prosecution of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade USA sanctions, a defense lawyer said at the start of the trial. Read More »

Hamas denies accusations of hindering Palestinian govt

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Gaza City - Palestinian movement Hamas again refused to disarm on Monday ahead of a key reconciliation deadline, instead threatening to carry out attacks against Israel in the West Bank. An armed Hamas becoming part of the Palestinian unity government presents other problems as well, not the least of which is American law prohibiting USA aid from being given to any entity found on the State Department list of terrorist organizations. Read More »

Pakistan launches crackdown on religious protesters, setting off violent clashes

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An interior ministry order said the federal government had authorised the deployment of "sufficient troops" to "control law and order" in the capital until further notice. The demonstrators have been blocking the Faizabad interchange , a major entry point into Islamabad, since November 8, demanding the resignation of the federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid over perceived blasphemy. Read More »

Longmont weather: High of 74 with chance of rain, snow overnight

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Look for sunny skies for your Tuesday , with a high near 66. Highs will range from the upper 60s to mid-70s as the front passes, we'll remain mostly sunny and winds will switch to the north at 10-20 miles per hour. A north northeast wind of 8 to miles per hour may gust as high as 20 miles per hour. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Monday , mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Read More »

Tony Parker to make season debut against Mavericks on Tuesday (AEDT)

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Parker moved confidently, driving to the basket and making hard cuts to get away from defenders while primarily playing in the first half. His teammate, Kawhi Leonard, is still sidelined with quadriceps tendinopathy, a similar injury. "A little bit like my first game when I was rookie", Parker said, adding that he nearly shed some tears. It has been some tough months with a lot of recovery, patience and mental strength. Read More »

Syrian Opposition Aims for Assad's Removal in Geneva Talks

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The opposition has also accused the government of refusing to seriously engage. The regime delegation has not yet arrived for the eighth round of the talks, which are scheduled to start Tuesday, Nasr al-Hariri, head of the opposition delegation, told reporters. Read More »

The Pentagon reported the interception of US Navy aircraft Russian fighter

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After the spy plane was intercepted by the Russian Air Force , the U.S. aircraft changed course and flew away. "After Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea in 2014, Turkey has said the absence of a regional North Atlantic Treaty Organisation force in the Black Sea allows Moscow to shape the sea like "[ almost] a Russian lake ". Read More »

Newborn found dead under family's porch; mother charged

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A Pennsylvania woman was arrested on Monday and charged with criminal homicide after authorities found a newborn infant buried under the porch of her New Castle home. WKBN reported that Robinson told investigators she didn't realize she was pregnant and said she couldn't find the baby's pulse after it was born. Read More »

China sentences Taiwan activist to 5 years for subversion

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Prosecutors accused Peng of roping in dozens of people, including Lee, to establish an organization aimed at subverting state power and overturning the country's political system, using instant messaging services. The new law passed in April 2016 says foreign NGOs must not endanger China's national security and ethnic unity, and places nonprofit groups under close police supervision. Read More »

Kenya: Kenyatta sworn-in for second term

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Kenyatta says the past few months "have been a trying time" and stretched the situation "almost to the breaking point". Uhuru was declared the victor by the electoral commission with 98 per cent of the votes cast and the Supreme Court upheld his election after dismissing two election petitions challenging his win. Read More »

Jacksonville 3-year-old subject of Amber Alert

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The FBI is now involved in the search for the girl after she was taken from her bed. "She could be anywhere". Authorities are interviewing the family, and they are using a helicopter and drone to search for the girl. No picture was released in the alert sent at 11:15 a.m. He says they are searching a wooded area adjacent to the home and part of that search area is on Camp Lejeune property. Read More »

United Nations celebrates 'International Day for the Elimination of Violence'

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According to the United Nations, violence against girls and women is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations and the most extreme form of discrimination. "We released a Preventing Violence Against Women Ten Point Plan in 2016 and these things we are doing over the next week are a really good fit". "It is time to advance our collective action to end violence against women in all regions, it takes all of us to work together in our countries and ... Read More »

USA new home sales surge to decade-high in October

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The majority of these new home sales are taking place in the northeastern US -new home sales increased by 30.2 percent to their highest level since October 2007 in the Northeast, according to the Commerce Department report. New construction can only offset some of this supply crunch. Sales have increased in the South over the last three months. Sales were up 17.9% in the Midwest; 6.4% in the West and 1.3% in the South. Read More »

PM inaugurates Hyderabad Metro Rail services

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The Hyderabad Metro is a 72-km long elevated rail line and the largest ever undertaken by engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T). Price fare on the metro channel is more higher than other modes of public transport such as Multi-Modal Transport (MMTS) trains, RTC buses, and shared cabs.For MMTS trains, the maximum fare is Rs 10 for the general compartment and Rs 100 for the first class compartment. Read More »

White House Might Ban Staff Members From Using Personal Phones at Work

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The White House could ban staff members from being allowed to use their personal phones at work, five members of President Donald Trump's administration told Bloomberg News . The White House already takes certain precautions with personal devices, requiring that they be left outside of the room when classified material is being discussed. Read More »

IShares US Energy (IYE) Declines 0.91% for Nov 27

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As you can see by the chart below, the Tenkan Line is quite different than a 9SMA. Value investors may be scanning the shelves for bargain stocks. When getting into the markets, most investors realize that riskier stocks may have an increased potential for higher returns. Read More »

India's top court again dismisses petition to ban Padmavati

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Padmavati has been banned by four states, Uttar Pradesh, Madhay Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. As per India Today , the court categorically reminded the politicians that the film has not been cleared by the Central Board of Certification - and the onus for whether or not the film should be passed lies with the board, and no one else. Read More »

Donkeys jailed for four days in India for eating plants

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The plants reportedly cost jail authorities several lakh rupees. The local police didn't release the animals until a politician intervened. "We had been planning a plantation on jail campus under the Swachh Bharat Mission". The animals were detained on 24 November and were released four days later on Monday (27 November) after their owner visited the police station, seeking their release. Read More »

Water in snorkel, fire came before missing submarine vanished

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Norwegian offshore supply ship Sophie Siem carrying a USA mini-submarine has begun searches for Argentina's missing San Juan submarine at 17:00 GMT, a senior official of the Comodoro Rivadavia port told Sputnik on Sunday. Luisa Rodriguez, mother of submariner Ricardo Gabriel Alfaro Rodriguez, one of the 44 crewmen of the missing Argentinean submarine ARA San Juan , says she is still hopeful of her son returning alive. Read More »