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GM workers donate toys to Salvation Army

Funds raised during the Kettle Season a year ago helped provide support for over 9,400 people. Applin believes donations are down because donors are burned out on giving this year, with all the recent hurricanes in Texas, Puerto Rico, and Florida.

'Islamist' terrot plot to assassinate UK PM Theresa May foiled

The report said police believed there was a plan to launch an improvised explosive device at Downing Street and, in the chaos that ensued, attack and kill May. The Guardian reports that the attack could have been stopped ; the intelligence was "mis...

Bigg Boss 11: Arshi Khan becomes the new captain of the house

However, Akash is now trying to mend things with Shilpa as well as Arshi Khan and, is also bent on bringing Shilpa and Arshi together again. Arshi Khan, one of the most popular contestants of the Bigg Boss house, has been crowned the new captain ...

Trump Says He's Encouraging Orrin Hatch To Run For Another Senate Term

The Republicans who discussed the matter with Romney recently said they are convinced Trump wants to keep the former MA governor out of the race. Hatch, who is flying to Utah and back Monday with Trump on Air Force One, has been one of the presiden...

Brainstorm Health: Race and Cancer Treatment, Streaming Workouts, UnitedHealth-DaVita Deal

Praesidium Investment Management Company Llc increased Masonite Intl Corp New (DOOR) stake by 2.94% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (NYSE: DVA ). Mutual Of America Cap Management Ltd Liability holds 18,962 shares. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.08 du...

Singapore Airlines reroutes flights over North Korean missile threat

No one flies over North Korean airspace, but the area around it is quite busy. Singapore Airlines has changed some of its flight routes between Asia and the U.S.in response to North Korea's missile tests, CNNMoney reported. The most recent incident...

Bigg Boss 11: Divya Agarwal Tearfully Confronted Priyank Sharma

The official tweet of Colors, "Arshi Khan's happiness has no bounds when she meets her father!" While we will get to see Puneesh Sharma's father enter the house, Shilpa Shinde 's mother will also be seen giving some advice to Aakash Dadlani.

Whistleblower: Flynn texts broached nuclear plan, sanctions

The whistleblower alleged that the businessman boasted about the contents of the text from Flynn, calling it "the best day of my life", according to a detailed account of the alleged incident laid out in a letter from Rep. The whistleblower told ...

Sunni Waqf Board rejects Sibal's plea

He, however, noted that the Congress has said the views expressed by Sibal, who represents the Sunni Waqf Board in the case in the Supreme Court, were his own. Another party to the case, Haji Mehboob said he also wanted early disposal of the matter a...

Trump lawyer: Deutsche Bank has not received subpoena for Trump records

Bloomberg reported Tuesday that Mueller issued a subpoena to Deutsche Bank for the information weeks ago. "We have confirmed that the news reports that the special counsel had subpoenaed financial records relating to the President are false", Mr...

Border arrests fall, deportations soar

According to numbers from ICE, federal immigration authorities deported fewer illegal immigrants in 2017 than in 2016, even as they arrested far more people suspected of being in the United States illegally. At ports of entry and global mailing facil...

Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump travel ban while legal challenges continue

It applies to travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. Monday's action sent a strong signal that the court is likely to uphold the ban on the merits when the case likely returns to the justices in the coming months. This is the t...

U.S. strategic bombers to train in South Korea

Among the aircraft sent by the us were a B-1B bomber, several F-22 Raptor stealth jets, F-35 stealth jets, and F-16 fighters. There were no details on when the drills took place, but Chen said the maneuvers involved "fighter jets, early warning air...

What you need to know about the Christmas tree shortage

In 2013, the average buyer reported spending $35.30 on a Christmas tree; previous year, they spent $74.70. But they were able to replace that with Douglas Firs, Plus they grow Scotch Pine trees on the farm. Jack Lucas, the owner of Tree Towne, which ...

UA Graduate Students Join National Walkout Protesting Tax Bill

The Senate is now considering the plan, holding preliminary votes on the package this week. The tax bill also lowers tax rates, she said . They are also compensated with tuition remission and waivers for teaching and research work at Virginia Tech...

Shoppers head to Holyoke Mall this Black Friday

Black Friday has always been a controversial subject with stories of trampled people and over-zealous shoppers dominating headlines in recent years. While the mall is happy for the business, it was a little too much traffic for some shoppers we spo...

In Our View: For Shopping, Think Small

Local businesses are the lifeblood of any small community. This Saturday and throughout the holiday season, local businesses are stocked with one-of-a-kind finds that will have those on your shopping list buzzing long after the packages are open.

Topeka Community Thanksgiving Dinner celebrates 50th anniversary by serving 2550 meals

The church provided all your favorite Thanksgiving fixin's, thanks to donations from area businesses. But losing that much food hit the Rioses hard. "I'm thankful for my family and friends and that there are people like Central Presbyterian Churc...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe speech was meant to sanitise army intervention

Former governor Peter Chanesta died on January 2, 2017. Worth noting, as they ponder about that future, is the undeniable fact that Mugabe's authoritarian rule was a result of the absence of strong, independent institutions that should have kept hi...

Duterte serenades Trump during Asia tour

The American leader also expressed his appreciation for the Philippine government's "great treatment" of Asean leaders and dialogue partners who graced the event. Bush, also met with the families. "This has been very successful", Trump said. In it, T...

Trump to ask Xi to ratchet up pressure on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Thursday, Nov. "We will open wider and wider", Xi said. "As two distinctive countries our two sides may have di...

Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe overcome 'rocky start' with golf diplomacy

Trump also said Japan's purchase of additional military equipment would help the United States with jobs, according to The Wall Street Journal , which added that Abe said he thinks Japan will buy more equipment. US President Donald Trump sparked...

RCPD gives a few safety tips for Halloween trick-or-treaters

Cars - Trick-or-treaters: Keep an eye out for cars and look both ways while trick-or-treating in the dark. Read on to find out if your town is the best for trick-or-treaters. with local businesses handing out treats for those who wish to trick-or-...

Anthony Joshua beats stand-in opponent Carlos Takam in tough fight

The Frenchman put on a heroic display despite two nasty cuts above both eyes in front of over 70,000 people in the Principality Stadium. Next up for Joshua is an attempt to unify the heavyweight belts. The fight was paused near the start of round ...

Saudi Arabia becomes first country to grant citizenship to robot

But it has its limits - it has its place. Non-Saudis are rarely given citizenship , despite the kingdom being the birthplace of many of them. Al Arabiya reports that Sophia the robot received this honour while attending the Future Inv...

Gravitational waves caused by colliding neutron stars a 'massive' discovery

Both press conferences were streamed live. Said co-discoverer Benoit Mours of France's CNRS research institute, "We witnessed history unfolding in front of our eyes: two neutron stars drawing closer, closer... Apparently, the fabric of the univer...

Boy Scouts announce plan to admit girls | Your comments

Only girls should be in Girl Scouts . "Strange, I thought that's what the Girl Scouts was for???" he said on Twitter. One stop shop scouting: that's the policy announced late Wednesday by the 107-year-old Boy Scouts of America , allowing g...

How will admitting girls to some Boy Scouts programs change both organizations?

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts share a lot of similar values and activities, yet they differ in some fundamental ways. The Boy Scouts even have several co-ed programs for both boys and girls. The Boy Scouts said it received requests from girls a...

South Florida candidate for Congress slams Boy Scouts plan to admit girls

One stop shop scouting: that's the policy announced late Wednesday by the 107-year-old Boy Scouts of America , allowing girls into the program but keeping them separate. Ingraham, an attorney who has two sons and a daughter, doesn't understand why...

Local scout leaders applaud decision to welcome girls into Boy Scouts

Some critics say Girl Scout's don't offer the same outdoor adventures that Boy Scout's do. "The values of scouting - trustworthy, loyal, helpful, kind, fearless and reverent, for example - are important for both young men and women", said Mic...

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Iran wants Europeans to present economic package by end of May

Mr Khamenei made five demands to European countries, warning unless they were met Iran would resume its enrichment of uranium. The meeting between Iran, Britain, France, Germany,...

Congress threatens to block deal between White House and China on ZTE

The Commerce Department last month had blocked China's ZTE from importing American components for seven years, accusing it of misleading USA regulators, after it had settled cha...

US Warns Syria Of "Firm" Measures For Ceasefire Violations

The U.S. and Israel are growing increasingly concerned about Iranian military activities in Syria in support of Assad. The Israel Defense Forces refused to comment on the attack. O...

Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

After rain and wind blew through Hubballi, the entire roof of a building in Udyama Nagara there which houses Venkateshwara Steels and George Oakes, flew away. Salalah and the surro...

Putin reveals when he will step down as Russian Federation president

Mr Macron has been openly critical of Moscow's unwavering support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, whom he has repeatedly shielded at the UN Security Council by thwarting attem...

Tamil Nadu violence: CPI demands resignation of CM K Palaniswami

The Labour Party in Britain wants Vedanta Resources Plc.to be de-listed from the London Stock Exchange after 13 people died while protesting against Sterlite Copper's smelt...

Michael Cohen Got $500,000 After Trump Tower Meeting With Russian Oligarch

Vekselberg is Columbus Nova's biggest client. Intrater told the Times that Vekselberg had no role in the decision to hire Cohen. A representative for Vekselberg also did not resp...

2 hurt in Indiana middle school shooting; suspect in custody

Students and parents said Seaman, a science teacher who also coaches football and track, helped stop the shooter, who pulled out a gun and opened fire while a seventh-grade cla...

Campaigners make final pitches on eve of Ireland's abortion referendum

The letter said these experiences with the people they serve left the priests with the firm conviction of the wonder of human life that begins at conception. Abortion is an issue ...

Taiwan Scrambles Fighters as Chinese Heavy Bombers Circle the Island

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters in January that he hoped "all African countries can appear in the family portrait of China-Africa cooperation, without anyone miss...

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Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

The Late Late Show, as well as the Irish Times, conducted exit polls - that's where they stop voters on the way out of the polling station and ask them how they voted - on the is...

Peel Police Release An Update On The Mississauga Restaurant Bombing

Peel Police Release An Update On The Mississauga Restaurant Bombing

According to Peel Regional Police, two suspects detonated the device and fled the scene. Three of them have suffered " critical blast injuries " and were rushed to a Toronto tr...

NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 hurricane season

NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 hurricane season

Weak El Nino conditions - water warming on the surface of the ocean along the equator - could develop during the hurricane season . No matter what the season may hold - looking ...

Russian Military Missile Was Responsible for Downing Deadly Flight MH17, Investigators Find

Russian Military Missile Was Responsible for Downing Deadly Flight MH17, Investigators Find

The JIT appealed for information from anyone who knew who gave the orders before the passenger jet was shot down. Prosecutors said they have presented their findings to Moscow an...

Meghan Markle Gets an Official Coat of Arms

Meghan Markle Gets an Official Coat of Arms

The Arms features represent her home state of California as well as her new life as a member of the Royal Family . The Duchess of Sussex is now the holder of a Coat of Arms ...

North Korea's explosive,

North Korea's explosive, "peace-loving" gesture of dismantling its nuclear site

Many observers had expected a belligerent North Korean response to Trump's cancellation, but the comments by Kim, the North's vice foreign minister, seemed, at times , nearly me...

Australian grandmother accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia to be hanged

Australian grandmother accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia to be hanged

Upon leaving Shanghai, Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was approached by a stranger, who asked her to take a backpack back to Melbourne. The grandmother, and mother-of-four, told la...

Video shows road rage suspect hitting vehicle, man with sledgehammer

Video shows road rage suspect hitting vehicle, man with sledgehammer

Police are still trying to identify the attacker and the victims. The SUV, in a scramble to leave the lot, causes its passenger to fall out of the vehicle . The man with the sled...

Parents sue deadbeat son to get out of their house

Parents sue deadbeat son to get out of their house

Mark and Christina Rotondo brought the court case after several eviction letters offering money and other help were ignored. "Michael, after a discussion with your mother, we ha...