• Lebanon's Hariri Says He'll Stay in Office

    Lebanon's Hariri Says He'll Stay in Office

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    Following French mediation to bring Hariri out of Saudi Arabia to Paris for a brief visit, he returned to Lebanon on Nov 21 and put the resignation on hold to allow for consultations. Culture Minister Ghattas Khoury said he expected the Cabinet to meet in the next two days to resuscitate a political settlement that led to Aoun's election as president and brought Hariri back to the premiership past year.
  • Asia Pacific airlines pose higher profits in 2018: IATA

    Asia Pacific airlines pose higher profits in 2018: IATA

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    IATA has estimated 2018 airline capacity growth to be 3.4 percent for North America, just shy of the region's forecast traffic growth of 3.5 percent. IATA director-general and chief executive officer Alexandre de Juniac said airlines are achieving sustainable levels of profitability, but challenges remain.
  • Sri Lanka announce ODI squad to India

    Sri Lanka announce ODI squad to India

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    Sri Lanka also brought back wicketkeeper Kusal Perera , but have excluded veterans Dinesh Chandimal and Lasith Malinga . Perera led the team in his absence in the shortest format. After the ongoing Test series against India , Sri Lanka will take part in a three-match ODI series that will start on December 10 in Dharamsala before the players move to Mohali and Vizag.
  • Analysts See $0.96 EPS for Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

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    The SI to Malibu Boats Class A's float is 11.39%. After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $168.44, ADBE sits below its 52-week high. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.81% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) for 754,853 shares. American Century Companies holds 0.44% or 3.02M shares.
  • Christmas Tree Sellout in WNC?

    Christmas Tree Sellout in WNC?

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    Essentially, Christmas tree syndrome means you're allergic to your Christmas tree, and it can cause hay fever-like symptoms such as watering eyes, an itchy nose, chest pains and coughing. However, if you do not have a roof rack, use the bed of a pickup truck, or an SUV, van or minivan that can fit the tree inside with all doors closed.
  • Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank in Trump investigation

    Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank in Trump investigation

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    In a statement to CBS News , a Deutsche Bank spokesman said, "Deutsche Bank takes its legal obligations seriously and remains committed to cooperating with authorized investigations into this matter". Trump, according to public disclosures. On Friday, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn also pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation during his brief time in the administration.
  • IL leaders mark state's 199th birthday; eyes on 200th

    IL leaders mark state's 199th birthday; eyes on 200th

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    Harwood Heights officials are always up for a party, especially when it has to do with the state's 200th birthday celebration. Kendall County Board Chairman Scott Gryder talked about what the celebration means to county residents. Here are some quick facts on IL. IL became the 21st state on December 3, 1818. For comparison, that would be the population of Oswego. Four United States Presidents come from Illinois: Lincoln, Grant, Reagan, and Obama.
  • Ayodhya Case: Supreme Court Defers Hearing to February 8, 2018

    Ayodhya Case: Supreme Court Defers Hearing to February 8, 2018

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    Sibal told the three-judge bench of the Supreme Court that all these exhibits are not filed before this court. During the hearing, the petitioners pleaded for reasonable time to translate, file and serve the copies of all the exhibits and relevant documents, which were filed before the Allahabad High Court bench at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh.
  • UVA basketball braces for 'wild and wonderful' West Virginia

    UVA basketball braces for 'wild and wonderful' West Virginia

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    Leading the way for the Cavaliers was Kyle Guy who had 21 points, 2 rebounds, and 3 steals. "The atmosphere's a little insane". They've also shown some major improvement on the defensive end and done a better job recently of trying to drive to the rim to create opportunities, instead of just jacking up shots from behind the arc.
  • Austria legalizes same-sex marriage

    Austria legalizes same-sex marriage

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    Austria's Constitutional Court ruled Tuesday that same-sex couples can marry beginning in 2019, saying existing laws violate constitutional provisions against discrimination. "We are very happy", said HOSI chairman Christian Hoegl. Austria is now the 26th country to recognise same-sex marriage and the third in 2017 after Malta and Germany voted in favour of the law in their parliaments.
  • Conyers Won't Seek Re-election in Wake of Harassment Claims, Relative Says

    Conyers Won't Seek Re-election in Wake of Harassment Claims, Relative Says

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    Ian Conyers, a MI state senator, said his uncle plans to make a formal announcement at 10 a.m. on the Mildred Gaddis radio show. The Detroit Free Press on Monday reported that Elisa Grubbs, who previously worked for Conyers, said she saw the congressman touched another one of his accusers, Marion Brown, inappropriately and said Conyers also groped her on one occasion in church.
  • Ukraine detains former Georgian president; supporters rally

    Ukraine detains former Georgian president; supporters rally

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    Mr Saakashvili's supporters tried to stop the police van taking him from leaving. Saakashvili resigned in 2016, complaining that his efforts to root out corruption were being obstructed by officials. "It is their activity that allows us to disclose audio and video evidence of funding of Saakashvili's activities by Serhiy Kurchenko and other members of a criminal organization directly related to the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation", Lutsenko added.
  • Detroit Pistons look to snap 2-game losing streak in San Antonio

    Detroit Pistons look to snap 2-game losing streak in San Antonio

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    The Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 198 points with San Antonio opening as a 3.5-point favorite. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 38.2 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. Jackson had 20 points in the first half and Detroit shot 48 percent against the league's second-best defense statistically through two quarters. "We've got to be able to sustain our offensive energy better".
  • Bullying continues after teen girl hangs herself

    Bullying continues after teen girl hangs herself

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    Rosalie's parents have given her journal to the police, and are encouraging the school district to take action against their daughter's alleged bullies. Last week, the Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District announced Rosalie's death in a news release , saying it was saddened by her passing.
  • Australia to ban foreign interference in politics

    Australia to ban foreign interference in politics

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    The Australian government on Tuesday announced a package of legal reforms against foreign interference in order to counter espionage, counter-intelligence and political donations. The finance minister said that only Australian firms and organisations should be able to influence the country's elections through political donations.
  • Taiwan rainbow 'lasts record-breaking nine hours'

    Taiwan rainbow 'lasts record-breaking nine hours'

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    The rainbow, reportedly visible from 6:57 a.m.to 3:55 p.m. on November 30, spanned the mountains near Taipei's Chinese Culture University for eight hours and 58 minutes . Rainbows typically last much less than an hour, according to the Guinness website. Professors at the Chinese Culture University had already captured another rainbow, which lasted six hours, the Monday before.
  • 4 dead in Wexford collision

    4 dead in Wexford collision

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    It's understood the four people killed were an Irish family - parents in their 70s and sons in their 40s - who had been living in the United States and had returned home for a funeral in the area. The driver of the truck, a man in his 40s and his helper, a man in his 30s, were physically uninjured in the collision but both were badly shaken and were treated for shock at the scene.
  • Catalans rally for release of jailed leaders

    Catalans rally for release of jailed leaders

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    His former deputy Oriol Junqueras , one of those detained following the independence declaration, and who could be released on bail as early as Monday, hopes to see his ERC party, which is leading polls, to victory on December 21. Puigdemont, Junqueras and other former ministers are candidates for the elections, despite being in exile or prison. His lawyer said at the weekend that Puigdemont would remain in Belgium until after the Catalan elections.
  • Sharad says fight to save democracy will continue

    Sharad says fight to save democracy will continue

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    Last month, the Election Commission ruled that the Nitish Kumar-led faction was the real party and also allowed it to use the arrow symbol. "Rebel Janta Dal (United) parliament members Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar have been disqualified from the Rajya Sabha", an official said.