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Meanwhile, Senator Lindsey Graham said Sunday on "Face the Nation" that preemptive war in North Korea is "becoming more likely" as the country's improving missile technology presents an increasing threat. Using stars to locate where a missile was launched is much more hard. When the North launched an intercontinental ballistic missile late last month, pilots from two Korean Air passenger planes said they spotted the engine blasts and reported the sighting to the Japanese aviation authorities.
  • First Lady Melania Trump visits Whataburger while in Texas

    First Lady Melania Trump visits Whataburger while in Texas

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    President Trump and the first lady traveled to the Houston area just days after Harvey made landfall to also comfort victims and thank emergency personnel. Trump "comes here to Texas with a caring heart and a true concern and compassion for all those impacted by the storm", she said. The two will end their visit with a stop at a local food bank to meet with volunteers and help sort boxes.
  • What Killing Net Neutrality Means For a Citizen in the US

    What Killing Net Neutrality Means For a Citizen in the US

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    It is projected that only big businesses could afford this premium service while most families and individuals would not be able to afford premium service. Many people only have one option to access the internet. Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler took aim at his successor's plan to eliminate net neutrality rules today, saying that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is selling out consumers and entrepreneurs at the behest of major Internet service providers.
  • House Panel Investigating Russia Is Set to Interview Trump Jr

    House Panel Investigating Russia Is Set to Interview Trump Jr

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    Donald Trump Jr., or with anybody else", Veselnitskayam said. The panel is one of the three main congressional committees, as well as Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller , investigating Russian Federation and the 2016 presidential election, and the possibility of collusion between Trump associates and Moscow.
  • Alaska Airlines to put limits on 'smart bags' starting January 15

    Alaska Airlines to put limits on 'smart bags' starting January 15

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    Smart bags, also known as smart luggage, have become more popular over the last few months, and they are expected to be a popular gift this holiday season. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects to industry-wide "guidance to be issued potentially this week", a representative said in a media hearing.
  • Firefighters Gain Ground On Rye Fire In Santa Clarita

    Firefighters Gain Ground On Rye Fire In Santa Clarita

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    Officials are considering lifting some of the mandatory evacuation orders. Westridge High School, Rancho Pico Middle School and Oak Hills Elementary School were evacuated as well. Evacuation centers were established at Valencia High School at 27801 Dickason Drive and College of the Canyons, 6455 Rockwell Canyon Road. Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School (SCVi) in Castaic is closed as a result of the fire burning off Hasley Canyon Road.
  • Dallas County Sheriff to officially run for Texas Governor

    Dallas County Sheriff to officially run for Texas Governor

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    Valdez's campaign said she will "officially notify" Dallas County commissioners of her decision to run for governor this morning. Valdez said she looks forward to spending the next year speaking with Texans about issues such as healthcare and immigration, specifically addressing the fear many undocumented immigrants have of deportation.
  • Chris Matthews: 'Crazy' Evangelicals 'Don't Understand' the Situation in Israel

    Chris Matthews: 'Crazy' Evangelicals 'Don't Understand' the Situation in Israel

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    Overall, the survey of 2,000 individuals shows that 25 per cent of USA evangelicals support Israel "no matter what it does", while 42 per cent support Israel in general, but not "everything it does". Over three quarters of respondents believe that Christians should support the right of the Jewish people to live in Israel, while only 5 percent disagreed.
  • Inaugural Wings Over Myrtle Beach to Host Blue Angels, F-16 Viper

    Inaugural Wings Over Myrtle Beach to Host Blue Angels, F-16 Viper

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    Navy Blue Angels will headline the 2019 show from May 4-5. Military and civilian aerobatic aircraft will perform during the two-day weekend of April 28 and 29, 2018, at the Myrtle Beach International Airport. Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, was grinning following Monday's confirmation, "We are thrilled to help bring an air show back to Myrtle Beach".
  • Fire burning in Sepulveda Pass

    Fire burning in Sepulveda Pass

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    Wednesday near where Interstate 405 intersects with Mulholland Drive in Bel-Air. The Foothill (210) Freeway was closed in both directions between the Golden State (5) Freeway on the west and the Glendale (2) Freeway and aren't expected to be reopened until at least later this morning.
  • Python Hunter Kills Monster Snake, Sets New Record

    Python Hunter Kills Monster Snake, Sets New Record

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    He said: "That snake could pretty much kill any full-grown man". Leon also holds the overall Florida record , an 18-foot-8-inch python he caught in 2013. The invasive Burmese python, which breeds and multiplies quickly and has no natural predator in the Everglades ecosystem, has decimated native populations of wildlife.
  • Sign language interpreter at Tampa police press conference causes confusion

    Sign language interpreter at Tampa police press conference causes confusion

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    Except, according to deaf people and sign language experts, she was talking gibberish. "I know the deaf mother of one of the victims' of the serial killer, she was standing there". In September, as Hurricane Irma approached Florida and officials announced a mandatory evacuation, an interpreter in nearby Manatee County began signing words like "pizza", "monster" and "bear", along with other gibberish.
  • Trump's private spies… 'move to snub disloyal CIA'

    Trump's private spies… 'move to snub disloyal CIA'

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    Trump has repeatedly claimed, with no evidence, that such an underground group exists and has worked against him since he took office earlier this year. Guards with his old private security firm, Blackwater , were accused and later convicted of killing civilians in Iraq. The fact that his sister is Betsy DeVos, Trump's Secretary of Education, gives him access to Trump to pitch this idea.
  • Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize

    Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize

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    The African artist, now Professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Central Lancashire, is best known for her paintings, drawings, printmaking, and installations that centre on black identity, her works making reference to the African diaspora and the slave industry.
  • SC fires co-offensive coordinator Kurt Roper

    SC fires co-offensive coordinator Kurt Roper

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    Coach Will Muschamp said in a statement Wednesday he decided after much deliberation to dismiss co-offensive coordinator Kurt Roper and go a different direction. On Sunday, Muschamp would "not get into speculation" about Roper's future at SC. The Gamecocks (8-4) rank 108th nationally in total offense, averaging just 340.2 yards per game.
  • Bone fragment could belong to 'the real' Father Christmas

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    Many fragments of his skeleton are held at the Basilica di San Nicola in Bari, Southern Puglia, where they have been since 1087. As many as 500 of St Nicholas's bone fragments are believed to be held in Venice. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Even more interestingly, this collection of bones in Italy does not include a pelvis. Dr Georges Kazan, another director at the Oxford Relics Cluster, said the results would encourage them to test other relics from Bari and Venice, to ...
  • Democrats Reveal Whistle-Blower's Account of Flynn Business Deal

    Democrats Reveal Whistle-Blower's Account of Flynn Business Deal

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    The whistleblower told congressional investigators that Copson boasted that Flynn was "making sure that sanctions would be "ripped up" as one of his first orders of business and that this would allow money to start flowing into the project", an apparent reference to financial sanctions imposed on Russian Federation by the Obama administration, Cummings's letter states.
  • McFarland Lied to Senate Committee on Flynn and the Russians

    McFarland Lied to Senate Committee on Flynn and the Russians

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    Though the USA foreign relations committee approved the nomination in September despite the opposition of nearly every Democratic member, but no vote on McFarland has been scheduled in the full Senate. "On or about December 22, 2016, a very senior member of the Presidential Transition Team directed Flynn to contact officials from foreign governments, including Russian Federation, to learn where each government stood on the resolution and to influence those governments to delay the vote or ...
  • Pope urges respect for Jerusalem status quo

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    His appeal for Jerusalem comes shortly after news came out that U.S. President Donald Trump would be recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel - a widely controversial decision that has provoked a mixed reaction from the worldwide community.