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The Met Office has warned that extreme weather conditions are to hit Scottish hills starting today, November 21, increasing in intensity from tomorrow onwards. On the plus side, colder weather does mean that some areas are far more likely to see a white Christmas this year as Scotlands brace themselves for the coldest winter on record since 2010 with temperatures set to plummet.
  • Trump's Thanksgiving Gets Ruined As Russia Investigation Closes In On Jared Kushner

    Trump's Thanksgiving Gets Ruined As Russia Investigation Closes In On Jared Kushner

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    The meeting prompted attention last week when the Senate Judiciary Committee fired off a letter to Jared Kushner and his attorney scolding them for not handing over documents about a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite". The Washington Post reported earlier this year that Mueller was looking into the Kushner's business dealings and finances. Kushner's concern is understandable.
  • PISA results: Finland near top in group problem-solving

    PISA results: Finland near top in group problem-solving

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    In the modern workplace, collaboration is an essential skill. As educators have expanded what skills and abilities kids need, from math and science and reading to creativity and collaboration, the OECD has produced reams of data on everything from sense of belonging and connectedness to teachers to, now, collaboration between peers.
  • Kezia Dugdale avoids suspension over I'm A Celebrity appearance

    Kezia Dugdale avoids suspension over I'm A Celebrity appearance

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    Their decision is contrast to the one the Conservative Party made in 2012, when they suspended MP Nadine Dorries for taking part in the same programme, although she was reinstated the following year. get me out of here" is a reality TV show that first aired in 2002 and features "famous" faces dropped in the middle of the Australian jungle. The BBC reported that she will still receive her parliamentary salary for the three weeks she's gone, in addition to being paid tens of thousands of ...
  • Over 100 Shabab Militants Killed in US Airstrike in Somalia

    Over 100 Shabab Militants Killed in US Airstrike in Somalia

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    There are now 500 US military personnel stationed in Somalia , supporting and conducting American-led counterterrorism operations in the country, Pentagon spokesman Col. The strike was done in coordination with Somalia's federal government, the Pentagon said. Somalia's state news agency, SONNA, reported late on Tuesday that "about 100 militants" were killed when US planes and Somali commandos attacked al-Shabab bases in the Bur Elay area of Bay region.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation offers $25K for information on border patrol agent's death

    Federal Bureau of Investigation offers $25K for information on border patrol agent's death

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    His partner, whose name hasn't been released, was seriously injured. While not confirmation of an attack, if the FBI has become the lead agency, which they say happens with investigations regarding potential assault, are they indicating the agency believes an attack may have happened? Greg Abbott has authorized a reward of up to $20,000 through the Texas Crime Stoppers program for information regarding the death of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez.
  • Second Judge Blocks Trump's Trans Military Ban

    Second Judge Blocks Trump's Trans Military Ban

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    In a ruling on Tuesday , U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis, the second federal judge to review the case, said transgender people serving in the military have "demonstrated that they are already suffering harmful consequences" due to Trump's policy.
  • Elephants wait while Chattanooga fire department puts out trailer fire

    Elephants wait while Chattanooga fire department puts out trailer fire

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    The owners were able to get the elephants out of the attached trailer safely and to the side of the road without any problem. The animals, who were not injured, were en route to Sarasota, Fla., at the time of the fire. "It was really awesome to see them so calm on the side of the interstate". The blaze was put out and the owners called in a different trailer to their location so they could continue south, officials wrote.
  • Trump backs Roy Moore: 'He denies it'

    Trump backs Roy Moore: 'He denies it'

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    Two have accused him of assault or molestation; he vehemently denies it. Trump pointed to Moore's assertions that he did nothing wrong. "I mean, if you look at what is really going on and you look at all the things that have happened over the last 48 hours, he totally denies it".
  • Shortage Of Christmas Trees

    Shortage Of Christmas Trees

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    Historically, the sellers have mainly dealt in Noble Fir and Blue Spruce tree species, yet they conceded that Fraser and Balsam firs are enormously popular in the U.S., too, and they would be happy to sell our trees in the coming years if they are made available to them.
  • Mugabe 'resigns' as president

    Mugabe 'resigns' as president

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    He has not been seen since Sunday. After 37 years in power, the 93 years old president, which is the oldest president on the planet has given way for others to take over power. The ruling party, ZANU-PF, said it planned to move a motion to formally expel Mugabe, who has been clinging on to the presidency despite a military takeover last week.
  • Crocodile spotted in water along Hollywood Beach

    Crocodile spotted in water along Hollywood Beach

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    Levy joked, referring to the next city south, the Sun-Sentinel reported . Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers arrived at the beach and attempted to snare the reptile with catch poles, but it gave them the slip and swam down the beach.
  • Macron says European Union banking agency shows 'attractiveness of France'

    Macron says European Union banking agency shows 'attractiveness of France'

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    It has been located in London since its creation in 2011, but will now relocate across the channel before March 2019, when Britain is set to quit the bloc. Carles Puigdemont, the sacked leader of Catalonia, said that Barcelona had been the "favorite" but that the "state had condemned it", blaming violence over the region's disputed independence vote.
  • Mount Agung on Bali erupts

    Mount Agung on Bali erupts

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    Both Jetstar Airways and Virgin Australia also said Tuesday night that their flights to and from Bali were operating as scheduled. "Do not panic. "Continuous tremors begin to be detected". "The status is still the same - level three", Mr Sutopo said. It's unclear whether further eruptions will occur.
  • Egypt's Sisi meets Lebanese PM Hariri in Cairo

    Egypt's Sisi meets Lebanese PM Hariri in Cairo

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    Sisi, a former military commander who presents himself as a bulwark against Islamist militancy, has stressed his backing for Saudi Arabia and Gulf Arab allies who have helped with aid since he ousted a government led by the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013.
  • DOJ: Harvard Not Complying With Probe Into Asian Discrimination, Admissions Quotas

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    But these more recent letters from the Justice Department, first reported by The Wall Street Journal , mark the first confirmation that the school is now under investigation. A pending lawsuit brought by an advocacy group, Students for Fair Admissions, asked a federal judge to prohibit the use of race in future undergraduate admissions decisions by Harvard, claiming the school violates federal civil-rights law and intentionally discriminates against Asian-American students.
  • Military investigators find additional remains of La David Johnson in Niger

    Military investigators find additional remains of La David Johnson in Niger

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    Johnson's wife, Myeshia Johnson, had told ABC News in October the military barred her from seeing her husband's body, making her very suspicious of what was in the casket at his funeral in later that month. The Department of Defense issued a statement on Tuesday confirming that Johnson's remains have been identified. The roughly 40-person U.S. -Nigerien patrol, which included 12 U.S.
  • SC troopers launch holiday campaign to catch texting drivers

    SC troopers launch holiday campaign to catch texting drivers

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    With the Click It Or Ticket campaign underway, The N.C. Highway Patrol is also participating in a nationwide zero-fatality Thanksgiving challenge along Interstate 40. "It's imperative to buckle all seatbelts, get plenty of rest before a long trip and allow sufficient time to reach your destination". The South Carolina Highway Patrol will be conducting special texting and driving enforcement during Thanksgiving travel this week.