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US, Afghan forces launch anti-poppy operation

US, Afghan forces launch anti-poppy operation USA warplanes have destroyed Taliban drug factories in southern Afghanistan, heralding a new strategy against the terrorist group's "narco insurgency". Afghanistan's opium production has almost doubled this year compared to 2016, while areas that are under poppy cultivation rose by 63 percent, according to a joint survey released last week by the United Nations and the Afghan government. [Full Article...]

What happened to this dying WWII veteran is unforgivable

What happened to this dying WWII veteran is unforgivable Roughly eight minutes later, a nurse comes in, raises his bed, turns off his call light and then leaves the room. By the time nurses arrive, he is unresponsive. A spokesperson for the Georgia Board of Nursing could not confirm when the state became aware of the video, but the board's action did come on the heels of receiving a link to the video. [Full Article...]

Tips for avoiding cooking fires this Thanksgiving

Tips for avoiding cooking fires this Thanksgiving On average, these fires result in 480 civilian deaths, with Thanksgiving featuring a 230-percent increase in the rate of average fires per day, heightening the importance of caution during the holiday. The oil inside the cooking pot can remain dangerously hot hours after use. Two-thirds (67 percent) of home cooking fires start when food or cooking materials catch on fire. [Full Article...]

McMaster called Trump an "idiot", with intelligence of a "kindergartner"

McMaster called Trump an National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called President Trump an "idiot" and a "dope", with the intelligence of a "kindergartner", a report in BuzzFeed News says . In October, several news outlets reported that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Trump a "moron" during a (different) July meeting. McMaster did not stop with Trump, however. [Full Article...]

Honda recalls Odyssey minivans

Honda recalls Odyssey minivans Honda said it has received 46 reports of minor injuries related to this issue. This issue will not occur if a seat is properly latched. Honda announced a recall for about 900,000 Odyssey minivans after some minor injuries due to the second-row seats being improperly secured. [Full Article...]

IL announces Butkus statue, future Missouri games

IL announces Butkus statue, future Missouri games The opportunity to compete against an opponent from the Southeastern Conference and to play a geographic rival like Missouri will be exciting for our players, coaches, and fans. Louis every year. The Illini will come to Columbia for games on September 18, 2027 and September 15, 2029. Missouri won the last 6 straight in the series, including a 23-13 win during the rivalry's last game in 2010. [Full Article...]

Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Recognizes Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Recognizes Transgender Day Of Remembrance Wichita Falls Metropolitan Community Church is holding a special service Monday evening to remember all transgender men and women who have lost their lives. Such a precarious, unsafe scenario "may put transgender people at a higher risk of police harassment, sexual assault and fatal violence". She says that's more than all of past year. [Full Article...]

Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech

Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is a "source of instability", has shown disrespect for the rule of law and is to blame for an unprecedented economic tailspin over the past 15 years, his ruling party says in a draft impeachment motion. The former vice president is seen as the likeliest candidate to replace Mugabe. "We would expect that Mugabe would not have the prospect of the military shoot... [Full Article...]

President Trump promises 'huge tax cut for Christmas'

President Trump promises 'huge tax cut for Christmas' Sanders said if the mandate is repealed, individuals paying for insurance will be footing the bill for those who opt out, and insurance costs will rise. Some independent studies dispute that, prompting critics of the tax plans to say they'll soon spur urgent calls for spending cuts. They are seeking to pass a far-reaching plan to simplify the tax code and slash taxes. [Full Article...]

Indonesian parliament speaker arrested, detained in huge corruption case

Indonesian parliament speaker arrested, detained in huge corruption case Novanto's lawyer, Fredrich Yunadi, said the politician was sitting in the back of the auto and the driver was turning his head to talk to Novanto when he drove into the power pole. Yunadi also claimed to file a pretrial motion. "Sit back and grab your popcorn, this ain't over yet", said human rights lawyer Veronica Koman on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Receivers struggle as Cardinals lose to Texans 31-21

Receivers struggle as Cardinals lose to Texans 31-21 We are always in it together. "You just can't play on the road and not be able to run the ball", Arians said. "They did not whoop us up there, we just turned them loose - the interior of our offensive line". Two plays later, Gabbert connected with Larry Fitzgerald on a 20-yard touchdown pass to tie it at 7. "Second half, we just did not finish", Gabbert said, "That starts with me at the quar... [Full Article...]

After Assault on Mayor, RSS Attacks CPI(M) District Office in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

After Assault on Mayor, RSS Attacks CPI(M) District Office in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala The ruling Left Democratic Front had alleged that the BJP councilors had bought outsiders to mount an attack on the mayor in the aftermath of a verbal duel related to the installation of high-mast lights. "The designs of the BJP and the RSS to whip up tension in the region have been evident during the last few days". The BJP district leadership dismissed the allegations and said the mayor had inju... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Mocks 'Sen. Jeff Flakey' on Twitter

Donald Trump Mocks 'Sen. Jeff Flakey' on Twitter After a live microphone captured him criticizing President Donald Trump , Arizona Republican Sen. Notwithstanding the publicly aired feudal thrusts and parries between President Trump and Senator Jeff Flake , the president's prediction of Flake being a "NO" on the tax reform bill is apparently untrue. [Full Article...]

Santa Claus parade a hit with kids

Santa Claus parade a hit with kids There will be entertainment, hayrides, warm snacks and a visit from Santa Claus. "We get nothing but outstanding comments on it", Marks said, noting positive feedback from London, Hamilton and Barrie. Concerned that he's missing the point, his grandmother redirects him toward the marching bands and dance troupes keeping time to blasted out versions of "Holly Jolly Christmas" and "Jingle Bell Roc... [Full Article...]

Explosions reported at cosmetics factory in New Windsor, NY

Explosions reported at cosmetics factory in New Windsor, NY NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) - Two explosions and a fire at a cosmetics factory about an hours' drive north of New York City left 20 people injured, including five firefighters caught in the second blast, authorities said Monday. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration hit the plant with nine violations earlier this year, according to NBC. "Somebody came in and said there's a huge explosio... [Full Article...]

European Medicines Agency to move to Amsterdam

European Medicines Agency to move to Amsterdam The complicated voting system - by secret ballot - offers great opportunities for trading favours in the several rounds of balloting likely. Hosting the EMA and the smaller European Banking Authority (EBA), both now based in London, will mean jobs, business euros and prestige, so competition has been tough, though there have also been signs of regional solidarity in the contest. [Full Article...]

IMF Sees Stronger Growth in Myanmar, but Rohingya Crisis May Hurt Investment

IMF Sees Stronger Growth in Myanmar, but Rohingya Crisis May Hurt Investment Wang urged the worldwide community including the United Nations should create a good atmosphere for the consultations between Bangladesh and Myanmar, Xinhua added. The Japanese government will provide food and everyday goods to about 800,000 refugees through the U.N. World Food Program, among other organizations, Kono said during a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali i... [Full Article...]

'F*** You Sheriff' Added to 'F*** You Trump' Sticker

'F*** You Sheriff' Added to 'F*** You Trump' Sticker She placed the slightly smaller decal to the right of the anti-Trump sticker. It reads in part: "F*** TROY NEHLS AND F*** YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM". Nehls posted a photo of the truck on Facebook: "I have received numerous calls regarding the offensive display on this truck as it is often seen along FM 359". [Full Article...]

Israel president denies pardon to manslaughter soldier

Israel president denies pardon to manslaughter soldier Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has become the target of an aggressive right-wing social media campaign after refusing on Sunday to pardon a soldier convicted of killing an unarmed - and injured - Palestinian previous year following an alleged attack. [Full Article...]

Woman reconfirms Roy Moore allegations in her first television interview

Woman reconfirms Roy Moore allegations in her first television interview The support has been unbelievable. 'And she didn't deserve to have a 32-year-old man prey upon her'. Corfman said that the alleged sexual contact between herself and Moore did not progress beyond that, and soon after she asked him to take her home. [Full Article...]


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