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by | December 27, 2017 | 12:07

The tree was said to be too damaged to remain standing. The home to the Oval Office will change after the White House's Jackson Magnolia tree is cut down later this week. If trees could talk, this one would have a million stories to tell - eavesdropping on the conversations of 39 US presidents, watching over state visits and Easter egg rolls, witnessing joy and sorrow, war and peace, and even surviving being hit by an airplane.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:29

Furthermore, while urging people to identify with their religion or caste, he said he respected the Indian Constitution, "but it would be changed in days to come". "But trouble will arise if they say they are secular". He also described secular people as those who do not have an identity of their parental blood.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:22

While Tokyo has called for Seoul to uphold the 2015 deal, the Moon government, inaugurated in May, opted to look into how the deal was reached under the government of his predecessor Park Geun-hye, arguing that the majority of South Koreans do not approve of it.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:09

Trade between North Korea and China has slowed through the year, particularly after China banned coal purchases in February. They also agreed to hold regular high-level meetings between military and intelligence officials to share information on Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program as well as the impact of sanctions on the North Korean economy.

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:51

The national average has decreased 6.5 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 14.9 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. "Without such ill-timed disruptions, we'd see a plentiful portion of falling pump prices, but now, the bitter taste of rising prices during the holiday lingers for many".

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:50

Our group of vessels is permanently operating in the Mediterranean now... The Tartus naval facility, in use since the says of the Soviet Union, is too small to play host to larger warships. Under the agreement, naval personnel, as well as their relatives will enjoy full immunity and privileges similar to those granted to diplomats. Russia's air campaign in Syria , which began in September 2015, helped turn the tide of the civil war in favor of Moscow's long-time ally, President Bashar ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:49

It has underperformed by 14.18% the S&P500. Guinness Asset Management Ltd increased its stake in Nike Inc (NKE) by 13.65% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cetera Advisor Network Limited Company holds 6,555 shares. Washington Savings Bank accumulated 0.01% or 758 shares. Mayo Investment Advisers Llc owns 264,303 shares or 5.69% of their United States portfolio.

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:31

The scam involved the supposed soldier sending her photographs. The man apparently identified himself as "Captain Daniel Smith", and claimed to be a USA soldier stationed in Afghanistan. Defence lawyers say Exposto, a former social worker in East Timor, has never wavered in her account of the scam. Defence lawyer Shafee Abdullah told reporters that Exposto's testimony revealed what she strongly believed was a close relationship with the fictional Smith.

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:07

In a tent erected in a snow-covered forest in west Moscow Mr Navalny told more than 700 supporters who raised small red... Separately, Ilya Yashin, a pro-opposition municipal deputy, gathered several hundred people for an unauthorised protest in central Moscow in support of free elections and Navalny's bid.

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:00

But their rescue efforts arebeing hampered by continuing heavy rain, power cuts and blocked roads. Tropical storm Tembin, known locally as Vinta, strengthened over the Sulu sea and picked up speed late on Saturday, packing maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour and gusts of up to 90 miles per hour.

by | December 27, 2017 | 09:50

The Central Election Commission of Russia on Monday said it would not register Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny's initiative group for his self-nomination in the presidential election due to his unspent conviction. He says he could defeat him in a fair election, an assertion Putin's supporters have laughed off. Navalny has said he will push for a mass boycott of the election if he is not allowed to compete.

by | December 27, 2017 | 09:47

The company has market cap of $7.39 billion. Howe And Rusling Inc reported 2,143 shares. 2,834 were reported by Tarbox Family Office Inc. The stock increased 2.06% or $2.3 during the last trading session, reaching $113.9. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.50, current ratio was 0.70, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.97 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 1.11, while Payout ratio is 131.80%.

by | December 27, 2017 | 09:32

Goodyear Tire & Rubr Co now has $8.09 billion valuation. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 13,596 shares of the company's stock valued at $475,000 after acquiring an additional 1,747 shares during the period. On Monday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight". Manufacturers Life The has invested 0.01% in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT).

by | December 27, 2017 | 08:55

On his Twitter page, Strong drew another religious parallel, comparing himself to none other than Martin Luther, and his gift of " 95 feces " to the 95 theses Luther nailed to the church door of Wittenberg Castle. "As a matter of practice we do not comment on our protective intelligence, possible criminal investigations, and interviewing practices". The package was found near Mnuchin's home early Saturday evening after a neighbor tipped off the Los Angeles Police Department about a ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 08:56

The Ridge Ground turned saffron with BJP flags fluttering all around and cut outs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , BJP chief Amit Shah and Jai Ram Thakur dominating the scene. This was a clear sign that BJP was not keen on sending its central leaders or ministers to the states as CM. Governor Acharya Devvrat will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Thakur.

by | December 27, 2017 | 08:55

The recent arrest of 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi by Israeli soldiers from her family home in the West Bank town of Nabi Saleh has sparked protest around the world and refocused light on Israel's unjust treatment of Palestinian children. The residents say part of the village's land was confiscated by Israeli authorities and given to a nearby Israeli settlement. The Tamimi girl was detained by Israel after a video showing her and her cousin attacking heavily armed Israeli soldiers and slapping ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 08:02

Search-and-rescue workers at a frozen pond Monday in New Harmony, Utah, where a sheriff's sergeant rescued a drowning 8-year-old boy. "I knew that I only had seconds left in that water", he said. The deputy stomped to break through the ice and work his way deeper, pounding with his hands and fists. Soon, Sgt. Thompson's entire body was in the freezing cold water, his head barely above the ice.

by | December 27, 2017 | 07:22

Caracas is opposed to conservative Brazilian President Michel Temer , who replaced impeached leftist president Dilma Rousseff a year ago. She noted that Venezuela's ambassador, Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernandez, "had already been withdrawn by the Venezuelan government to protest Canadian sanctions against Venezuelan officials implicated in corruption and gross human rights abuses".

by | December 27, 2017 | 07:19

Tractor Supply Co now has $9.35B valuation. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $120.66. Awm Inv owns 2.30M shares. As prices stay below 52 eek high at -11.42%, traders expects asset to trend higher based on positive business prospects Traders should look out for the stock's current moves very closely before getting too bullish on the stock as trade are at 52 Week high.

by | December 27, 2017 | 07:10

No boating crashes or drownings were reported. Three fatalities occurred as a result of traffic crashes on Saturday, December 23, 2017. The accident was reported just before 10:00 a.m. One crash is nine miles north of Houston. Teagan E. Birdno, 19, and Matthew D. Landi, 21, both passengers, were ejected from the truck and pronounced dead at the scene.

by | December 27, 2017 | 07:11

After starting the day with temperatures in the teens and 20s with scattered cloud cover, highs will only be in the 20s this afternoon under a mostly sunny sky. There is a slight chance of light snow north of I-70 Friday afternoon with little to no accumulation. A reinforcing shot of arctic cold will follow, keeping the chill in place through the New Year's holiday and beyond.

by | December 27, 2017 | 07:01

The program allowed Uber drivers to lease cars through dealerships. The net book value of Xchange Leasing's more than 30,000 vehicles was roughly $400 million, according to The Wall Street Journal , which first reported the deal with Fair on Tuesday.

by | December 27, 2017 | 06:44

On Thursday, Nikki Haley , the US ambassador to the United Nations, reiterated Trump's threat after the vote. Earlier this month, Mr Trump reversed decades of USA policy by announcing the United States recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and would move its embassy there.

by | December 27, 2017 | 05:41

Jadhav met his mother and wife in Islamabad on Monday, their first meeting since his arrest from Balochistan a year ago on charges of espionage and terrorism. "You would all agree that this exercise lacked any credibility", India said. The MEA spokesperson stressed, "However the family members handled the situation with great courage".

by | December 27, 2017 | 05:43

De Lesseps said it was her first time in the tony enclave since her wedding and "being there brought up long-buried emotions". The attorney quoted her as saying, "I'm going to kill you all". At the time she was married to entrepreneur and French Count Alexandre de Lesseps , and held the title Countess Luann de Lesseps . The marriage the Countess was referring to was her seven-month partnership with businessman Tom D'Agostino Jr.