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by | December 19, 2017 | 06:11

Fire spokesman Capt. Rick Crawford said cooler temperatures, slightly higher humidity and light winds forecast for Monday and Tuesday will be "critical" for firefighters hoping to make progress against the Thomas Fire , the AP reported Monday.

by | December 19, 2017 | 05:54

Mrs Mullally described her appointment - which comes 18 years after she became the Department of Health's youngest chief nursing officer - as "a wonderful privilege". As she outlined her vision for the role, Ms Mullally also said she wishes to work with survivors of abuse in the Church to ensure that they "not only survive, but flourish".

by | December 19, 2017 | 05:34

The Congress supported Jignesh Mevani by not fielding a candidate against him in Vadgam. The highway-side dhaba-cum-hotel is Mevani's election headquarters where an assortment of young activists from in and around Gujarat and from faraway Jawaharlal Nehru University brainstorm to make the 35-year-old's maiden foray into electoral politics a success.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:29

According to a consumer survey conducted by Harris Interactive, the purchase of real and artificial trees grew from 38.4 million trees in 2015 to 46 million a year ago. "Christmas trees are planted and raised as a crop by tree farmers". "They love coming out to the farm and getting that farm atmosphere", said Nathan Bottoms with the Bottoms Farm.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:16

What makes this more concerning is the fact that the UFO project is mostly the work of a single man: Harry Reid , the Senate Majority leader at the time of the program's institution in 2007. Much of the money spent on the endeavour went to an aerospace firm owned by United States billionaire Robert Bigelow, a longtime friend of Reid. After details of the program emerged overnight, Mr Reid tweeted that the program was about science and national security.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:12

The victim's body was taken to the medical examiner's office. He discovered her dogs in the woods, and he told the sheriff's office the dogs appeared to be "guarding" Bethany's body, according to WTVR . He said Stephens' relatives have requested for the dogs to be euthanized. "Once a dog tastes human flesh it is not safe to have that dog around humans".

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:12

The city's plan to control the streets was "much like it is on Saturday afternoon for a football game, " despite warnings of a serious threat, concluded the report , which was overseen by a former United States attorney. "We wish him all the best in his future endeavors". "It truly has been an unparalleled privilege to work alongside such a dedicated and professional team of public servants".

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:53

Sofronio Dacillo, Biliran provincial disaster risk reduction and management officer, told the agency that the 26 victims had been killed in four towns. Kai-tak cut power supplies in many areas, forced the cancellation of several flights, stranded more than 15,000 people in various ports in the region and prompted almost 88,000 people to seek shelter in evacuation centers.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:56

Cowen raised their target price on Delta Air Lines from $62.00 to $66.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Friday. The company is expected to report earnings of $1.03 a share for the next quarter. Columbia Ptnrs L L C Mgmt owns 46,748 shares. (NYSE: DAL ). Point72 Asset Ltd Partnership reported 0.05% stake.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:45

Mercy Medical System released its top names last week. Olivia, Emma, Charlotte, Ava and Sophia were the most popular girl names. The London list was similar to the list for Ontario. Some of the names in the province top 20 that reflect that trend are Charlotte, William, James and Gabriel. Also of note, since the television series The Crown launched, there has been a noticeable increase in the number of Elizabeths, Margarets and Winstons registered.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:39

US Vice President Mike Pence has delayed his travel to the region until next month for a second time, citing an upcoming Senate vote on tax reform. Abbas had originally planned to host Pence, a devout Christian, in the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem. Israel considers Jerusalem its eternal capital, while Palestinians want the capital of an independent state of theirs to be in the city´s eastern sector, which Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed in a move never ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:18

Trump's December 6 decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital and start lengthy preparations to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv has been criticized by all the Arab countries and many USA allies, including fellow Security Council members France and Britain.

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:57

News reports that over 500 Royal Caribbean passengers have been sickened on these two cruises alone. The ship returned to Florida on Saturday. Reports on social media claimed the number of virus-stricken people was much higher, but due to long queues to see a doctor many had given up waiting.

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:56

Both Assad's government, which is backed by Russian Federation, and the Kurds, backed by a USA -led coalition, have fought the extremist group Islamic State (IS) in Syria in recent months. The war has also badly damaged Syria's economy and infrastructure. President al-Assad said that the continuous victories achieved in the fight against terrorism in Syria provide the necessary conditions for accelerating and strengthening the process of reconstructing what has been destroyed by terrorism in ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:02

Consultations with First Nations, other stakeholder groups and the public in recent months showed that "it is abundantly clear that the grizzly hunt is not in line with their values", said Doug Donaldson, the province's minister of forests and lands, in a statement on Monday.

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:00

The polling stations were decided through a draw of lots in which the candidates or their agents were also present. It is another hit back over BJP during the Gujarat Assembly elections 2017. "Varachha Road and Kamrej have over one lakh Patidar voters each". "After all, the Congress has increased its position (in Gujarat, as compared to the last elections)".

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:59

The little-known Pentagon program had a budget of about $22 million, according to the civilian intelligence officer who used to run it. The following recounts an incident in 2004 that advocates of research into UFOs have said is the kind of event worthy of more investigation and that was studied by a Pentagon program that investigated UFOs.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:51

It's just about impossible to think that the UFC might pay Mayweather that much money to compete in the octagon. Prior to that, he wetted the appetite of fight fans when he greeted McGregor on Thanksgiving Day, and then admitted that initial talks were held with representatives of the UFC lightweight champion.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:44

Sibanda told reporters Monday that "normalcy has returned to our country". "We want to thank all Zimbabweans for their support, patience and understanding during the five weeks of Operation Restore Legacy", he added. Chiwenga must retire from the military to take up the position, according to the constitution. Mugabe, 93, left in dramatic scenes that saw the military put him under house arrest, scores of thousands rally in the streets against him and lawmakers begin impeachment proceedings ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:15

Violent crime increased nationally the past two years but has dropped precipitously over the past quarter century. "Anti-police sentiment is wrong and it's risky", he added . Following Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey , who was leading the agency's Russian Federation probe, the Justice Department appointed Robert Mueller to lead a special counsel probe into the matter.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:17

Other administration officials suggested those involved were blind to the bigger picture. In recent years, Hizbollah has become an even more valuable ally to its benefactor, deploying thousands of fighters to Syria in a successful bid to help Syrian president Bashar Al Assad, another Iranian ally, defeat a rebellion against his government.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:12

Four others, including a family with a baby, have been taken to hospital. "Due to an ongoing incident please be aware that Cameron House will remain closed to arriving guests for at least the next 48 hours". A statement said firefighters were "in the process of searching the building while fighting the fire using powerful water jets". The BBC reported some staff members had only learned about the fire when they turned up for their shifts at the five-star hotel on Monday morning.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:04

France striker Antoine Griezmann is at the center of a racism storm after he posted a picture of himself posing as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters ahead of a costume party. One response called the photo a "bad idea" with others urging the Frenchman to delete the tweet. "Calm down my friends, I'm a fan of Harlem Globetrotters and that handsome era, this is a tribute".

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:52

District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, and Damien Schiff, nominated for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. In Kennedy's WWL interview, the senator refers to the comedy " My Cousin Vinny ", in which an inexperienced NY attorney who has never won a case travels to Alabama to defend his cousin in a murder trial.

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:25

This is so RACIST from Nicki Minaj . When 8/10 rappers in the iTunes/Billboard hip-hop/rap charts are white that tells us that the game is being GENTRIFIED.10-20 years from now black kids growing up are going to be like "rap?" Following the post, Nicki received criticism , as XXL reports that she then updated the caption to read, "Update blocking all u sensitive d*ck riders".