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More than 8000 personnel using almost 1,000 engines and 32 helicopters were fighting the blaze that has become the seventh most destructive in the state's history, they said. Photo The San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, Calif., faced the encroaching Thomas Fire on Saturday. According to KTLA: "Officials are anticipating that the massive Thomas Fire burning in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties won't reach full containment until January 7 - more than a month after it was sparked, Cal Fire said ...
  • Argentine navy head sacked over submarine disappearance

    Argentine navy head sacked over submarine disappearance

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    She said: 'It was a odd message in which he told us a British helicopter and a Chilean ship had been chasing them. She added: 'I don't know how close they got to the Malvinas, and I don't know what the political situation is like. "They promised us that they would keep looking for them, exhausting all the resources", Luis Tagliapietra, father of missing crew member Damian Tagliapietra, told reporters.
  • Liverpool give Barcelona £127m Philippe Coutinho asking price

    Liverpool give Barcelona £127m Philippe Coutinho asking price

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    For the club, the numbers are achievable and the fee could be paid in installments. But club CEO Oscar Grau reopened the speculations in October after claiming that the La Liga giants are financially ready to make a new attempt to sign the Liverpool ace in January if manager Ernesto Valverde considers his addition a priority.
  • CC Sabathia Returning To Yankees On One-Year

    CC Sabathia Returning To Yankees On One-Year

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    More rotation stability: The Yankees went into the winter with an open spot in their rotation. Sabathia, a six-time All-Star, enjoyed his best season in 2017 since 2012, finishing 14-5 with a 3.69 ERA. Sabathia, 37, is poised to enter his 18th season in the majors and his 10th in NY. The dismissal of Joe Girardi seemed to increase the possibility that Sabathia wouldn't be wearing pinstripes in 2018.
  • Perpetual Ltd Raises Holdings in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

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    F&V Capital Management Llc sold 28,425 shares as the company's stock rose 5.06% with the market. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $62.09. As per Tuesday, November 15, the company rating was upgraded by Jefferies. Investors sentiment is 0.88 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.29, from 1.17 in 2017Q1.
  • Putin says Federal Bureau of Investigation is controlling anti-doping whistleblower

    Putin says Federal Bureau of Investigation is controlling anti-doping whistleblower

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    He said his crowning achievement came at the 2014 Games, held in the Russian town of Sochi, when he found a way to unseal and reseal supposedly tamper-proof bottles containing athletes' urine samples for drug testing. The Olympic Assembly, which has the governing authority with the Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC), said in its statement on Tuesday that it called for respecting "each individual athlete's choice and for furnishing support for the athletes who will go to the Games, those who ...
  • Bowl Predictions: Middle Tennessee vs. Arkansas State 12/14/17

    Bowl Predictions: Middle Tennessee vs. Arkansas State 12/14/17

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    When Stockstill is in, however, the offense has come alive. They were 3-5 after eight games before winning three of their last four to get to the postseason. The Red Wolves did that by an average of almost 14 points per game this season, despite allowing a middle-of-the-road 24 points per game to opponents.
  • Relief for Turnbull with win in Bennelong

    Relief for Turnbull with win in Bennelong

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    Alexander is also favoured to win back his seat, but the comfortable margin of nearly 20 percentage points that he won by in 2016 is expected to shrink significantly after a robust campaign by Keneally and Labor, who have urged voters to use the election to punish the government.
  • Lisa Bloom tried to solicit cash from media for Trump accusers

    Lisa Bloom tried to solicit cash from media for Trump accusers

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    Documents reviewed by The Hill date these efforts to the final months of the 2016 election and suggest that people associated with political action committees supporting Hillary Clinton were among those Bloom contacted. Lisa Bloom , a leading women's rights attorney, reportedly tried to coordinate payment for women who were considering coming forward in 2016 with accusations of sexual misconduct against then-candidate Donald Trump .
  • Florida soccer coach now facing child sex charge

    Florida soccer coach now facing child sex charge

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    Rian Rodriguez, 27, was released from the Onondaga County Justice Center Dec. 11 and brought back to Columbia County, Florida this week. Rodriguez and Frisina were found in Syracuse, N.Y., on December 1, about a week after she first disappeared on November 25.
  • EPS for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Expected At $2.61

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    More notable recent Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: "Canadian Oil Shippers Find Rail Space Is Scarce as Prices Slide" on December 15, 2017, also Reuters.com with their article: "CP Rail beats third-quarter profit estimates on higher shipments" published on October 17, 2017, Theglobeandmail.com published: "CP head says NAFTA talks "frustrating" but expresses little worry" on November 29, 2017.
  • Ski lift accident at popular resort leaves 20 trapped with 'multiple injuries'

    Ski lift accident at popular resort leaves 20 trapped with 'multiple injuries'

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    About five chairs slid backwards and slammed into each other, pinning skiers against each other. In an initial tweet , the Tussey Mountain resort wrote: "Having difficulties with the chairlift. "Stay tuned. #sorry ", which drew some criticism. The chairlift at Tussey Mountain in Harris Township, Pennsylvania, became stuck Saturday morning after a malfunction.
  • GOP releases final draft of tax reform bill

    GOP releases final draft of tax reform bill

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    Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) has previously expressed Rubio's concerns towards the child tax credit while Senator Bob Corker (R-Tnn.) voted against the Senate version of the tax plan. Losing Rubio's vote would inch Republicans closer to yet another legislative defeat during the Trump presidency. The original Senate bill made only $1,100 of the credit refundable.
  • Airbus A380 draws giant Christmas tree over Germany

    Airbus A380 draws giant Christmas tree over Germany

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    On Wednesday, Airbus took a brand new A380 superjumbo on a test flight over Europe. Its long straight trajectory ended over Aalborg, where the plane made a few more loops to finish off the tree-topper, after which the plane returned to Hamburg.
  • Rex Tillerson urges lull in North Korea 'threatening behaviour' before any talks

    Rex Tillerson urges lull in North Korea 'threatening behaviour' before any talks

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has backtracked from an early offer of unconditional talks with North Korea. "But we do not seek, nor do we want, war with North Korea", he said. He added that Japan is ready to put more pressure on North Korea to stop its provocations. Worldwide nuclear watchdog agency the IAEA has been unable to gain access to North Korea to verify the status of its nuclear program.
  • US Vice President Pence delays Israel trip due to Congress vote

    US Vice President Pence delays Israel trip due to Congress vote

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    Pence was expected to address the Knesset on Monday and participate in a Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony at the Western Wall before continuing on to Cairo to meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi. John McCain of Arizona and Thad Cochran of MS, who both face health complications, raises doubts about whether the GOP will have the requisite votes.
  • Fire service offers Christmas fire safety advice

    Fire service offers Christmas fire safety advice

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    A single real tree absorbs more than a ton of Carbon dioxide in its lifetime, according to Earth 911, an environmental advocacy organization. Always unplug Christmas tree lights before going to bed or leaving the home. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) between 2002-2005 an average of 210 structure fires were reported in the USA with a Christmas tree (real and artificial) as the first item ignited causing an average of 24 civilian deaths, 27 civilian injuries, and ...
  • Vijay Diwas observes at Fort William

    Vijay Diwas observes at Fort William

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    In a joint statement issued by the GoC-in-C and Bangladesh's Minister Engineer Hossain yesterday, it was stated that, both nations are eternally indebted to the valour and courage of the Indian Armed Forces and the Mukti Bahini, who jointly fought and overcame the tyranny and terror unleashed by the Pakistani Forces and gave birth to Bangladesh.
  • Mattis Emphasizes 'Diplomatically-Led Effort' In Dealing With Iran

    Mattis Emphasizes 'Diplomatically-Led Effort' In Dealing With Iran

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    Baeidinejad added that the USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, put forward a missile as background to her interview with a group of selected reporters in Washington and, with a great deal of campaigning, sought to persuade reporters that Iran had supplied Yemen with necessary missiles to be launched against Saudi Arabia.
  • Trump says Russian Federation

    Trump says Russian Federation "not helping" with North Korea

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    On Thursday, the White House issued a readout of the phone conversation between the two leaders, saying, " President Trump thanked President Putin for acknowledging America's strong economic performance in his annual press conference". and South Korea halting military exercises. "We can't let that happen", Trump said, although it was unclear what he was referring to. The two men had also talked about improving dialogue between Russian Federation and the United States, Peskov said.