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Wreaths to honor 2300 fallen heroes in Ottawa County

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Volunteers from Wreaths Across America and Gulfview United Methodist Church prepared for Saturday's laying ceremony Wednesday and Kent-Forest Lawn Cemetery in Panama City. The ceremony will take place at Memorial Cemetery. Wreaths Across America's volunteers are encouraged to say aloud the names of the veterans at whose graves they lay wreaths. Read More »

Native Advocacy Group's Redskins Name-Change Prank Fooled Tons Of People

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Earlier today, a series of stories appeared to hit major news organizations like the Washington Post and Sports Illustrated . But the story was in fact a very real example of the Fake News Media at work. In the immediate aftermath of this event, the Washington Redskins released the following statement from their official Twitter account to ensure that people were aware that their name hadn't changed. Read More »

Semi-truck hits school bus full of kids, causing it to flip

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A tractor trailer hit the school bus from behind and caused the bus to roll over on its side. Troopers say 39 students were on the bus when it was hit. Two other students were taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries along with the bus driver, Selena Hawthorne, 59. The semi-truck driver, 45-year-old Stanley Lockwood, was charged with careless driving. Read More »

Things You Need To Know About The Zuma vs Madonsela Ruling

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Zuma argued it was the president's prerogative whether such an inquiry should be set up. "We have delayed this matter for long enough". Zuma was also found by the court to be personally liable for the cost of his legal challenge, as well as his aborted application to halt the report from being released. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi Dedicates Scorpene-Class Submarine Ins Kalvari To The Nation

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Mr. Modi said India is fully alert with regard to its global, strategic and economic interests in the Indian Ocean. "Countries around the world want to work with India in its endeavour for peace and stability", said the PM. Subsequently, hoisting of the Naval Ensign onboard for the first time and "Breaking of the Commissioning Pennant" with the National Anthem being played, marked the completion of the Commissioning Ceremony. Read More »

Korean journalists ahead of Moon-Xi summit

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in will unveil an array of TV talent and K-pop celebrities at events, including a state dinner, in China today as he attempts to smooth out a year of hard diplomacy with a star-laden charm offensive. The 14 reporters, who are part of the presidential press corps, were blocked from following President Moon as he visited booths representing South Korean businesses, news agency Yonhap reported . Read More »

Rocket fired toward Israel explodes on Palestinian side of Gaza border

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Reports from Gaza 's Hamas-controlled Health Ministry said Tuesday that two Palestinians were killed in what was described as an assassination by an Israeli military drone. Soldiers stationed at Nahal Oz military base, along the border with Gaza, opened live fire at Palestinian protesters who approached the border fence, injuring four of them, including two seriously. Read More »

Gas prices rise in freezing Europe after explosion and pipeline closure

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On Twitter, Austrian police said the situation was under control and a technical fault had caused the blast. Squads are now searching for people in the rubble, and locals have been warned to stay away from the area. Baumgarten is an important hub for European gas transit. The affected gas terminal distributes gas delivered from Russian Federation and Norway to Germany, Italy, France, Slovenia, Croatia, and Hungary. Read More »

Roy Moore Accuser Says She Added Date and Location to Yearbook Note

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Senate, but softened her earlier insistence that an inscription in her high school yearbook was entirely written in Moore's hand. Lamas: "He signed your yearbook?" ABC correspondent Tom Llamas asked. "We've endured a lot of harassment throughout this campaign", Armistead said. "We are very transparent", Allred said. Allred said those notes were added later by Nelson "to remind herself of who Roy Moore was and where and when Mr. Read More »

Ukrainian court rules to free Saakashvili

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Saakashvili's lawyer and supporters said on December 9 that the opposition leader had declared a hunger strike to protest his arrest. Ukrainian prosecutors allege that Saakashvili cooperated with allies of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, now in hiding in Russia, and took money from the Russians. Read More »

3 women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct demand congressional inquiry

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The 16 women claim to share similar stories of sexual misconduct by the President are calling for Congress to launch an investigation into Mr Trump . The former comedian who became a senator in 2009 has apologized, saying he felt "disgusted" with himself. "When it got to the 14-year-old's story, that was enough for me". Read More »

It's Time to Send Americans to the Moon Again

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Trump will sign " Space Policy Directive 1" that orders NASA "to lead an innovative space exploration program to send American astronauts back to the Moon, and eventually Mars", spokesman Hogan Gidley said. Former US president George W. Bush also pledged to send Americans to the Moon as part of the Constellation program, which ran from 2005 to 2009. They also said the country isn't the accepted leader in human space exploration any longer, but "should be a leader in space". Read More »

Chelsea's fixture list with Barcelona in the CL is absolutely brutal

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Manchester United were paired with Spanish side Sevilla. Swiss Club FC Basel will face Manchester City and 2017 runners-up, Juventus will face Tottenham Hotspur. He added: "They're a strong team". "Then when it will be the moment to play against Barcelona we will start to think of the game against Barcelona". Read More »

Small plane crashes into San Diego house, 2 die

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The impact caused the house to burst into flames. The Union-Tribune also reported the pilot and a passenger were taken to a local hospital. The paper reports the pilot apparently tried to land in a field behind the house. Wade Treadwell, who lives on the street, said he was playing in a nearby park with his grandchildren when he heard a plane's engine sputter. Another neighbor, Abe Bejjani, told The Tribune that he was watching TV when he heard an explosion he thought was a propane tank ... Read More »

Thousands protest in Jakarta against Trump's Jerusalem move

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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". He called for a UN Security Council action against Trump's decision. However, Mr Netanyahu, who has previously celebrated Mr Trump's declaration, told the president the city had been the "capital of Israel for 3,000 years". Read More »

Israeli Army Destroys Tunnel From Gaza Strip

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The IDF used explosives to destroy another tunnel from Gaza on October 30, killing at least seven Palestinians. He did not elaborate on how Israel knew Hamas was responsible for the tunnel, which he said reached to within 1km (0.6 miles) of the nearest Israeli civilian community. Read More »

Da Vinci sold for $450m is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Instead it is the UAE that has landed the prized work which will now go on display at the museum, which is at the heart of a fast emerging cultural district in the capital. The statement does not mention Prince Mohammed, the piece's true buyer. In a 30-year deal worth a reported €1 billion ($1.18 billion), the French Louvre assists with exhibition management, offers advice and lends artworks to its Middle Eastern franchise. Read More »

Season's First Snow Expected To Fall Saturday Morning

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Many areas closed schools during the week. A winter storm dumped almost 2 feet (58 cm) of snow on the suburbs of Washington, D.C., on Saturday before moving on to Philadelphia and NY, paralyzing road, rail and airline travel along the U.S. Read More »

Los Angeles Jewish institutions close as fire threatens

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The fires have been exacerbated by high winds. The devastating blaze destroyed at least 30 homes and prompted mandatory evacuations that affected an estimated 150,000 residents, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti . The Getty Center was closed the day before the fire to prevent harm to its collection from smoke from existing fires in Los Angeles County. "The Bel-Air fire took out a lot of homes, and it's in the same area as back then". Read More »