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Global Rescue Mission set to serve Thanksgiving meal to 3000
Author: 0 Rescue Mission set to serve Thanksgiving meal to 3000

The Brazos Valley is giving thanks and giving back this week. "We couldn't do it without them". More than 200 volunteers work to put the meal on, and all volunteer positions for the serving of Thanksgiving meal are full. "I came here for a handout and ended up getting a hand up", said Robert Larkin of St. Paul. "It's just a special thing that she does". On Saturday morning, TriMet staff spent their morning working as a well-oiled assembly line to wrap up 600 turkey dinners.

Global North Korea: Terror relisting 'disgraceful behavior' by Trump
Author: 0 North Korea: Terror relisting 'disgraceful behavior' by Trump

European researchers who gathered information from announcements made on North Korean state media have come up with a list of 15 places, mostly in the U.S. The United Nations estimates that more than 50,000 North Korean workers are employed in foreign countries, mostly in China and Russian Federation, but also in countries like Malaysia , Qatar , Ethiopia and Poland .

Global National Park Service extends comment period for proposed fee hikes
Author: 0 National Park Service extends comment period for proposed fee hikes

The majority of national parks will remain free to enter; only 118 of 417 parks have an entrance fee . The comment period was about to expire, but U.S. So far, the agency has received over 65,000 comments . "Our national parks belong to all of us, but the solution can not be pricing some visitors out of them", she continued.

Global Christmas Trees In Short Supply This Season
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Arend says that's because during the recession, farmers closed businesses or planted less trees. We tried reaching out to them but haven't heard back. "It's been good to us", Hicks said of the tree business. On Christmas morning we know that they're sitting around our tree. "We're trying to create a place for families to come out, have fun and spend the day ...

Global Army jawan martyred in encounter in J&K's Kupwara; three LeT militants killed
Author: 0 Army jawan martyred in encounter in J&K's Kupwara; three LeT militants killed

The Handwara operation was launched after security forces received a tip-off about the presence of militants in Khar Moholla area of Magam in the wee hours of Tuesday. The fire was immediately retaliated and in the ensuing encounter, three militants were eliminated. "The contact was established and the firefight started", he said.

Global Second judge blocks Trump's transgender military ban
Author: 0 Second judge blocks Trump's transgender military ban

District Judge Marvin Garbis in Baltimore said Trump's August 25 memorandum order "cannot possibly constitute a legitimate governmental interest". Trump had sought a return to a longstanding policy that barred transgender individuals from joining the military; service members who were revealed to be transgender were subject to discharge.

Global Wishbone and Drumstick Must Strut Stuff to Receive Presidential Pardon
Author: 0 Wishbone and Drumstick Must Strut Stuff to Receive Presidential Pardon

This idea of "pardoning" the birds is actually a relatively new phenomenon, one that began when Ronald Reagan was trying to deflect a question about possibly pardoning two key figures in the Iran-Contra scandal 30 years ago. As for "strut style", Drumstick does his thing "tall and proud" and Wishbone's more of a "strong shuffle". That year, President George H.W. Bush started what has become the tradition upheld by every president since.

Global Rescue mission for missing submarine still ongoing
Author: 0 Rescue mission for missing submarine still ongoing

Despite foul weather and a number of dead-end leads, authorities are continuing their search for a missing Argentinian naval submarine. Pressurized Rescue Module (PRM) is loaded on a trailer as Undersea Rescue Command (URC) is deploying two rescue assets from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, U.S.to support the ongoing search for the Argentine navy submarine ARA San Juan in the south Atlantic Ocean on November 19, 2017.

Global The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people
Author: 0 The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people

Authorities and experts suspect Boko Haram in the attack. Boko Haram's eight-year armed campaign in the region has killed more than 20,000 people and forced up to 2.7 million to flee their homes. This could also explain two videos put out on social media by Boko Haram in the last week, purporting to show its fighters in combat and dead Nigerian soldiers, he added.

Global U.S. charges Iranian man in HBO's 'Game of Thrones' hack
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Mesri also stole scripts and plot summaries for " Game of Thrones ", according to the indictment . Taunting HBO executives and demanding approximately $6.5 million in Bitcoin as a ransom, the hacker released unaired show episodes and actor contract details as the company tried and failed to limit the fallout.

Global Kenya Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's re-election
Author: 0 Kenya Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's re-election

At least two people were shot dead in Kenya on Monday, police said, as opposition supporters protested a court ruling that upheld the election of President Uhuru Kenyatta. But President Kenyatta's lawyer Fred Ngatia asked the court to dismiss the petition saying there would be lack of a constitutional order by invalidating the poll outcome.

Global Trump Returns North Korea to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism
Author: 0 Trump Returns North Korea to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

The designation came a week after Trump returned from a 12-day, five-nation trip to Asia in which he made containing North Korea's nuclear ambitions a centerpiece of his discussions. North Korea was put on the USA terrorism sponsor list for the 1987 bombing of a Korean Air flight that killed all 115 people aboard. A USA intelligence official who follows developments in North Korea expressed concern that the move could backfire, especially given that the basis for the designation is arguable.

Global Argentina says calls did not come from missing submarine
Author: 0 Argentina says calls did not come from missing submarine

The noise was heard in the South Atlantic about 220 miles from the Argentine coast and at a depth of about 650 feet. Hopes of discovering the ARA San Juan received a setback on Monday when the navy confirmed that failed satellite calls traced to the area on Saturday did not come from the submarine.

Global Police officer fatally shot in New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Police officer fatally shot in New Kensington, Pennsylvania

Call 911 with info on his location. The slain officer, only 25 years old, was shot in the chest and was given CPR at the scene, but died of his injuries. An officer examines a vandalized police vehicle as demonstrators riot in Oakland, California, U.S. following the election of Republican Donald Trump as President of the United States November 9, 2016.

Global Top US nuclear commander would resist 'illegal' launch of nuclear weapons
Author: 0 Top US nuclear commander would resist 'illegal' launch of nuclear weapons

There are backup procedures and backups for the backups. He explained that he would tell the president if something which he ordered was illegal, and they would then come up with options to respond to he situation legally . It's also likely intended as pushback against recent reporting emphasizing that the president has almost total control over how the nuclear arsenal is used.

Global Allegations against Alabama's Roy Moore dividing GOP women
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Still, she said, she'll vote for Moore . Earlier on Thursday, the steering committee sent out a statement affirming its support of Moore, adding that Moore's fate should be decided by voters and not "the media or those from afar". "At some point I think you ought to let the voters have a say here". "We would have to seat him, but I hope we don't get there". "That they can't seem to come to terms with the reality that their president is just as guilty as Roy Moore".

Global IAF Garud commando martyred, 5 terrorists killed in J&K encounter
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Among those killed include Obaid, nephew of Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and the son of Jamat-ud-Dawa second-in-command Abdul Rehman Makki. Vaid said that Saturday's operation has helped cleansing the Hajin area of terrorists whose terror activities were being witnessed in the last few months.

Global Salvation Army kicks off Christmas Kettle Campaign
Author: 0 Salvation Army kicks off Christmas Kettle Campaign

This year's Christmas Kettle Campaign which began on November 16 will conclude on December 23. The Salvation Army is hoping to turn those numbers around, so that more people can be connected, and more people can be served this holiday season.

Global Trump takes aim at Sen. Al Franken over groping claims
Author: 0 Trump takes aim at Sen. Al Franken over groping claims

Al Franken late Thursday night, attacking the senator for a recently unearthed photograph showing him appearing to fondle the breasts of a fellow entertainer on a military tour. In yet another twist in the sexual abuse saga embroiling the USA, former U.S. president George H.W. Bush is facing new allegations from a MI woman who said he touched her inappropriately while he was in office at an event in April 1992, CNN reported on Thursday.

Global J&K: Kashmiri footballer who joined terrorist group surrenders
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His father was also admitted to a hospital after he suffering a mild stroke on Tuesday. After Khan's departure, a video of his heartbroken parents and friends, urging him to come home, had gone viral on the social media platforms. His father, Irshad Khan said that "he is happy today". Khan said, "Relentless social media campaign has been started by Pakistan to lure youth to join militancy".

Global Government sabotaging its own Brexit negotiations with new law, MPs warn
Author: 0 Government sabotaging its own Brexit negotiations with new law, MPs warn

This would create significant difficulties if the negotiations were to continue until the 59th minute of the 11th hour, as the Secretary of State suggested to us might happen. Former ministers and rising stars unite to say the newspaper is "misleading" readers, defending their votes on the Brexit Bill. The Government's proposed amendment guarantees that Parliament will have a vote on the Withdrawal Bill, if one is agreed, by enshrining a requirement for such a vote in United Kingdom law.

Global SADC Tells Zimbabwe to End Coup Peacefully, Calls for a Leaders Summit
Author: 0 SADC Tells Zimbabwe to End Coup Peacefully, Calls for a Leaders Summit

The publication posted a number of photos of Mugabe meeting with the officials including a photo of the 93-year-old president and Chiweng smiling while shaking hands. Mugabe had also reportedly demanded that all his wife Grace's allies be accounted for after a number of senior ministers were arrested in the wake of what is now being widely acknowledged as a coup.

Global Dubai Airshow 2017: Airbus announces $50bn MoU
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On Wednesday, Airbus and Pan-American Indigo Partners' four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional A320neo family aircraft worth 49.5 billion dollars, marking the European aircraft carrier's largest single announcement ever.

Global Markets cheer Moody's decision to upgrade India's credit rating
Author: 0 Markets cheer Moody's decision to upgrade India's credit rating

Former Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said in a tweet: "Moodys upgrade India's credit rating after 13 years". Earlier on Friday, the US-based credit rating agency Moody's had upgraded India's sovereign credit rating by a notch to "Baa2" with a stable outlook citing improved growth prospects driven by economic and institutional reforms.

Global 'F--- Trump' graphic on pickup stirs controversy in Texas
Author: 0 'F--- Trump' graphic on pickup stirs controversy in Texas

Sheriff Troy E. Nehls of the Fort Bend Sheriff's Office posted the threat on his personal Facebook page on Wednesday, but the post has since been deleted. Fonseca, who has children, said she's heard the criticism from some parents. She insisted she has no plans on removing the sign. His Facebook post asks the driver for a conversation to discuss modifying some of the speech in the decal.

Global Trump calls for renewal of United Nations inquiry into Syrian chemical weapons
Author: 0 Trump calls for renewal of United Nations inquiry into Syrian chemical weapons

During a council vote in late October, Russia vetoed a US-drafted resolution on a one-year extension, arguing that it did not want to decide on the fate of the panel before the Khan Sheikhun report. draft resolution. The US draft got enough votes to be passed and Russian Federation used its right to veto. Russia's decision to veto the resolution provoked an angry reaction from the USA envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley.

Global Google Doodle marks Cornelia Sorabji's 151st birthday
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Sorabji was the first woman permitted to attend Bombay University, where she excelled. Imagine how hard it would have been for her to achieve such a feat during the early half of the 20th Century, when patriarchy was the mainstream of the country.

Global Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe discuss ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation
Author: 0 Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe discuss ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation

Manila: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held wide-ranging talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe with a focus on further ramping up the special strategic partnership between the two Asian giants. On Sunday, Asean Secretary General Le Luong Minh told The Manila Times the de-escalation of tensions in the Korean Peninsula was the 10-member bloc's priority.

Author: 0 US Navy sends 'powerful message' in rare carrier exercise

Navy's "unique capability to operate multiple carrier strike groups as a coordinate strike force effort", the service said in a statement". The three strike groups are led by the USS Ronald Reagan , based in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, the San Diego-based USS Theodore Roosevelt and the USS Nimitz , based in the state of Washington, according to the U.S.

Global Russian Federation uses fake photos to accuse U.S. of supporting ISIS
Author: 0 Russian Federation uses fake photos to accuse U.S. of supporting ISIS

The image went viral nearly immediately, but it was quickly debunked once someone recognized that the image was actually from a 2015 trailer for AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron. "All content subject to change". "The US are actually covering the Isis combat units to recover their combat capabilities, redeploy, and use them to promote the American interests in the Middle East", the statement concluded.

Global Australians support same-sex marriage in survey, paving way for legislation
Author: 0 Australians support same-sex marriage in survey, paving way for legislation

If passed, this law would, for example, allow a baker to refuse to bake a cake for a gay couple, or students to "opt out of classes that conflict with their values", said Paterson. In a speech after the result Equality Campaign spokesman, Alex Greenwich, said: "Today love has had a landslide victory". It's about enshrining discrimination and taking Australia back decades, ' said Anna Brown of the Equality Campaign.

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