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Global Lions Become Rockettes For Christmas-Themed Touchdown Celebration
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Thanks to two field goals and a touchdown in the first half, the Lions are nearly there and had a 13-3 lead at halftime. Matthew Stafford connected with TJ Jones to help Detroit establish a 13-0 lead. Fans on social media were particularly irked when the Bears , facing a 4th-and-1 at midfield in the first half, opted to punt. Bears vs. Lions live stream , start time , betting odds and TV information for Saturday's National Football League game between Chicago and Detroit .

Global Pentagon Admits to Funding Alien Research Program
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The programme is reported to have cost the Department of Defense more than $US20 million before it was shut down in order to save costs. The firm, which continues to hold federal contracts including with U.S. At the time , the UFO comments were lost in the press of other campaign issues, including Wikileaks' release of purloined emails from Podesta's personal Gmail account.

Global This 16 year-old got into Harvard
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The video shows him and his classmates waiting to see if he was admitted to the Ivy League school. Just like him, the whole room burst with happiness, chanting "three-peat". The celebratory video was posted online Wednesday, and has since been viewed more than 5 million times. Little told The Huffington Post he plans to study math and computer science, and when he graduates wants to "find a job on Wall Street with the intention of opening a nonprofit to help children from my community get ...

Global PM Modi optimistic about productive Winter Session
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After much delay, the winter session of the Parliament finally began today. Issues like the Muslim Womens Rights on Marriage Bill related to triple talaq and legislation on granting Constitutional status to the Backward Class Commission are among the important bills, which will be tabled for discussion and passage.

Global Winter Weather On Its Way
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Light snow, with one the three inches forecast , will impact Friday's evening commute. The system was too moisture-starved in this area to produce much of anything, according to the weather service. 27 Storm Track meteorologist Star Derry said highs should reach the upper 30s Saturday and Sunday , under mostly cloudy skies. Expect a windy day, with gusts up to 30 miles per hour, and temperatures rebounding into the 30s.

Global Red Kettle Campaign donations down; volunteers crank up the bells
Author: 0 Red Kettle Campaign donations down; volunteers crank up the bells

For a second year, the Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle fundraiser is struggling to meet its goal. On Saturday, December 16, Walmart Canada will match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide up to a maximum of $100,000.

Global New Hampshire Salvation Army volunteer spreads cheer with pet goat
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The Salvation Army is urging donors to take advantage of tax relief by donating their IRA charitable rollover distributions to The Salvation Army, Genesee County. "Patrons include families with young children and seniors", she said. " ... Some folks are only up 30 percent, so I think we're OK". In the meantime, Wheeler said he would "love" to see a local business help jumpstart the Red Kettle campaign with a large donation.

Global DOJ Inspector General Clarifies Details, Timeline Around Anti-Trump Texts
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Jordan said he believes Strzok is the "guy who bootstrapped up the dossier" and "dressed it all up and made it look like it was real intel" and took it to a secret FISA court to get surveillance warrants on the Trump campaign. He then cites substantial reasons to doubt that members of Mueller's team (past and present) are unbiased and conflict free. Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, read each of the donations to Rosenstein on Wednesday, asking how he could "with a straight face" say they were ...

Global School Children Help Philly Fire Department Deliver Christmas Tree Safety Tips
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Before purchasing the tree, consider the size and weight of what you can handle. "I've got everything from 4 to 17 feet tall". On the other side with the properly watered tree, lots of time passed before flames were spotted. The price of labor has gone up significantly. The National Christmas Tree Association data shows that consumers spent 30 percent more on Christmas trees in 2016 than the previous year.

Global Fishburne Military honors veterans with Wreaths Across America ceremony
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The public is invited to attend. The organization conducts extensive research to learn where local soldiers were killed in combat in America's wars and where they are buried so they can receive a wreath at their grave, Kauffman said. Individuals have ordered wreaths to place in towns like Cushing and Perkins even if ceremonies aren't scheduled for those locations. "I'm hoping to bring Wreaths Across America to a cemetery near where I go to college", she said with a smile.

Global Trump Thanks Omarosa Manigault Newman After White House Announces Her Resignation
Author: 0 Trump Thanks Omarosa Manigault Newman After White House Announces Her Resignation

In the GMA interview , Omarosa claimed the rumors are "100 percent false", adding, inaccurately, "No one has reported [on the firing] except for one individual who has a personal vendetta against me". "Where are the pictures or videos?" she said. Though she predated Kelly in the administration, sources say when the retired Marine general took over in July, her role began to feel ill-defined.

Author: 0 Somalia's Shabaab kill 18 police in academy bombing

According to a Reuters report, the bomber was in police uniform and blew himself up inside the training camp. Speaking to Reuters , the director of Amin Ambulances said they carried 13 dead people and 15 others who were injured in the attack.

Global Clipper brings chance of snow; coldest temps since March sweep over DC
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Our attention then turns to a fast-moving clipper system late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Clouds giving way to increasing sunshine tomorrow . Highs still on the colder side topping out in the the mid 30s. It will be a sunny day - but don't be fooled! However, a flurry can't be completely ruled out at this point in the Poconos.

Global Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore rides to poll on horseback
Author: 0 Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore rides to poll on horseback

Alabama voters elected Democrat Doug Jones as the state's next U.S. senator on Tuesday in one of the most scandal-plagued political contests in recent memory. "Of course", Brook explained, "in Alabama we're not NY so there are a lot of Jewish Republicans here". President Donald Trump recently threw his support behind Moore after initially endorsing unusual in the Republican primary.

Global Donald Trump's stand on North Korea unchanged: White House
Author: 0 Donald Trump's stand on North Korea unchanged: White House

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the U.S. -Korea relationship during a forum at the Atlantic Council in Washington, U.S. December 12, 2017. Security Council on Tuesday. "Then we can begin to lay out a map, a road map, of what we might be willing to work towards". North Korea says such drills are preparations for invasion.

Global Gillibrand: Trump Tweet is 'Sexist Smear'
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Gillibrand told CNN Monday that she believed the allegations raised against Trump are credible and should be investigated. This led to Mr Trump launching an attack. "At least 17 women have publicly accused the President of sexual misconduct", the letter, which was signed by 56 lawmakers, said. A few hours later, Warren clapped back at the president in defense of her fellow female senator, writing in a tweet, "Are you really trying to bully, intimidate and slut-shame @SenGillibrand ? You ...

Global Winter storm watch this afternoon
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Warnings are also in effect for the Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, and Syracuse areas, and the remainder of NY counties are under winter weather advisories . Lake effect snow showers will likely impact the eastern and northern shorelines of Huron County starting at 4 p.m. It remains cold and dry on Wednesday.

Global Iraq completely liberated from Islamic State, premier says
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On the Syrian side of the border, IS is under massive pressure too. "We congratulate the Prime Minister and all the Iraqi people on this significant achievement, which many thought impossible", Brett McGurk wrote on Twitter. Still, security analysts and military commanders warned that the end of large-scale military maneuvers did not mean the end of the Islamic State threat.

Global West Indies 87-2 when rain sets in
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It is the second-heaviest defeat New Zealand ever inflicted on a side chasing in the fourth innings after the 254-run win over Zimbabwe in Bulawayo a year ago. "We were fortunate to be on the right side of the result in both games and to learn a lot from both games", captain Kane Williamson said. "Seventeen is the benchmark that Martin wanted me to get to and beat".

Global South West punished by PDP because of 2015 elections - APC
Author: 0 South West punished by PDP because of 2015 elections - APC

Prince Uche Secondus of Rivers State has been declared victor of the National Chairmanship election of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) after brushing aside challenges from former education minister, Professor Tunde Adeniran and Chief Raymond Dokpesi .

Global Palestinians clash with police at U.S. embassy in Lebanon
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The protesters, some waving Palestinian flags, threw projectiles at security forces and set fires in the street next to the US Embassy, located in the Awkar region north of the Lebanese capital. The Lebanese government has never formally recognized their status as refugees, and Palestinians are barred from dozens of professions. Protesters are seen near the USA embassy in Awkar, in Beirut, Lebanon December 10, 2017.

Global Orange weather warning persists
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The alert, which applies to Limerick, Wexford, Clare and Kerry remains valid until 10pm on Sunday while a status orange snow/ice alert remains in place elsewhere in the country. A status yellow snow and ice warning is now in effect in the Midlands until 6pm today. It will be cold with highest temperatures of 3° to 6° with a moderate to fresh northwest wind.

Global Abbas snubs US Vice President Pence over Jerusalem move
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A 5-year-old Palestinian child was injured Sunday after being run over by an Israeli military vehicle in the West Bank city of Hebron, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state. Mr Netanyahu said: " Paris is the capital of France, Jerusalem is the capital of Israel - it has been the capital of Israel for 3,000 years and the capital of the Jewish state for 70 years".

Global Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi' bought by Saudi Prince
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The identity of the buyer also remains a mystery, as Louvre Abu Dhabi did not specify whether it had purchased the alleged da Vinci painting. Earlier this week, it was revealed that Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi; the world's most expensive painting, is going to be exhibited at Abu Dhabi's Louvre.

Global Palestinian President Abbas to shun Pence over Jerusalem recognition move
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The United States has become the first country in the world to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel following Trumps' decision. The statement comes after an earlier announcement by Fatah Friday that Pence is unwelcome in Palestine, following President Donald Trump's decision to move the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, acknowledging the disputed city as the Israeli capital.

Global Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet is colour of the year 2018
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Gear 1980s to the optimistically bright Lisa Frank 1990s, we've left the door wide open for the Patrick Nagel-reminiscent tinge of pink-purple tone that is Ultraviolet for 2018. One color is not enough. I hope this brings more purple palettes to fruition. It's as though Ultra Violet can provide some comfort and control amidst all the chaos! The institute's description goes on to mention musical icons such as, the late Prince , David Bowie , and Jimi Hendrix who all introduced the ...

Global North Korea missile prompted Singapore Air plane re-route
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Shortly after the test, a spokesperson for the U.S. Defense Department acknowledged that the North Korean missile "flew through busy airspace used by commercial airliners". The decision comes after Pyongyang's continuous missile tests in the Sea of Japan disregarding global opposition. The South China Morning Post says radar information shows other airlines were also flying in the general area of the test-including two Taiwanese airlines flying to Taipei from Vancouver and Seattle....and a ...

Global Could South Carolina see the first snow of the season this weekend?
Author: 0 Could South Carolina see the first snow of the season this weekend?

Friday until 7 a.m. Saturday, with a forecast calling for periods of snow or rain mixed with snow. The higher snow rates will most likely come sometime between 8 a.m. Right now we continue to have light scattered showers working across the region as the result of a shortwave moving over the region, so check we have the moisture in the atmosphere.

Global Trump Jr. Invokes Attorney-Client Privilege with His Father
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In September, Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he, Goldstone and Agalarov "never discussed the meeting again". The emails from the publicist, Rob Goldstone, were discovered by congressional investigators and raised at Wednesday's classified hearing with Trump Jr., who said he could not recall the interactions, several sources said.

Global Netflix Unveils Trailers And Release Date For Season 4 of
Author: 0 Netflix Unveils Trailers And Release Date For Season 4 of "Black Mirror"

So if you're a Black Mirror purist who likes to unwrap their Christmas presents without shaking them first, then you might want to skip it and go in blind later this month. And here we are, with a final trailer for Black Mirror and the coveted release date. " Hang the DJ " is taking on issues of online dating, as it takes place in a futuristic world and features a dating app that tells you everything you need to know about your partner.

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