• Lavrov, Tillerson discuss need for urgent North Korea negotiations: Moscow
Lavrov, Tillerson discuss need for urgent North Korea negotiations: Moscow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday that "Washington's aggressive rhetoric" had heightened tension on the Korean peninsula and was unacceptable, the Russian foreign ministry said. "The importance of an early transition from the language of sanctions to negotiations was emphasized", the stat...

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  • Christmas Tree Recycling at the Brush Recycling Center
Christmas Tree Recycling at the Brush Recycling Center

The City of Grand Island Utility Line Division will be recycling Christmas trees starting Wednesday and continue through Monday, Jan. 8. "The township then runs all the trees through a wood chipper, creating landscape mulch that is then used throughout the park", Schulte said.

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  • Trump fumes over Russian Federation dossier: 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'
Trump fumes over Russian Federation dossier: 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'

Pres. Trump , who is vacationing at his private estate in Mar-a-Lago, appeared to be watching and quoting from the morning cable-news show on Fox while tweeting. The former House Ways and Means committee Chairman commented that it has been "long known" that the Steele dossier is "bogus". "What we really want to know is was the dossier - which yo...

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  • British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt
British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt

Plummer's family said she did not realize Tramadol was illegal in Egypt when she chose to bring the pills to help with her husband's chronic back pain, which she obtained from a friend, the BBC reports. "After she was sentenced to three years, she was then put in a cage, like an animal". "It is illogical that she was dealing in Tramadol.She h...

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  • Christmas forecast calls for wind, sun - no snow
Christmas forecast calls for wind, sun - no snow

After sunset, temperatures will again drop below freezing. Meanwhile, the NOAA short term models were warmer and showed a very late transition from rain to snow. According to FlightAware, more than 3,100 flights arriving in, departing from or operating within the USA were delayed as of 5:30 p.m. ET Sunday .

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  • President Trump signs tax overhaul, Obamacare mandate repeal into law
President Trump signs tax overhaul, Obamacare mandate repeal into law

In the Oval Office, he said: "I was going to wait for a formal signing some time in early January - but then I watched the news this morning and they were all saying: 'Will he keep his promise?" "We did a rush job today", Trump said at the bill signing.

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  • President Trump wishes troops a Merry Christmas
President Trump wishes troops a Merry Christmas

The video, clocking at 1 minute, 44 seconds, features a montage showing the first family greeting troops and meeting with children, and footage showcasing this year's Christmas decorations at the White House, including closeups of an elaborate nativity scene and a banner that reads, 'Merry Christmas'.

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  • 8.8 million people signed up for Obamacare coverage despite Trump's sabotage
8.8 million people signed up for Obamacare coverage despite Trump's sabotage

Enrollment on HealthCare.gov consistently outpaced last year's and finished particularly strong, with more than 4 million customers signing up in the final week. "By eliminating the individual mandate in the tax bill we have pulled one of the pillars of Obamacare out". Despite all that, more than 1 million new customers signed up last week, a...

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  • Politicians dismiss return of blue passports as 'insular nonsense'
Politicians dismiss return of blue passports as 'insular nonsense'

It will also be one of the most secure travel documents in the world, with a raft of new security measures to protect against fraud and forgery. In a tweet on Saturday, chief Brexit coordinator from the European Parliament Guy Verhofstadt dismissed comments by Theresa May who, while announcing the return of blue British passports, said th...

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  • Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour
Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour

The Crib and the special ship on which a model of Santa Claus was displayed attracted everyone's attention. It is a day set aside to recognize the birth of their Saviour, Jesus Christ, and to give thanks to God for the gift of salvation. Cribs, decorated in lovely ways and displaying the birth of Lord Jesus, were seen at several houses in the state...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory extended into tomorrow morning
Winter Weather Advisory extended into tomorrow morning

To qualify as an official white Christmas , at least 1 inch of snow will need to be on the ground Monday. Sunday's high is 26 degrees with a low of 19 degrees. Winds gusting as high as 50 miles per hour will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. This means storm total snow from Christmas Eve through Christmas Day could near eight inches in so...

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  • One woman dead after two dogs attack her, her husband
One woman dead after two dogs attack her, her husband

The statement didn't specify the man's injuries. According to police, the dogs did not belong to the couple. "They had my brother halfway out the door, chewing on his arm", said James Saylor, Johnny's brother. Sunday on Highway 66 in the Wiser Branch area, the Bell County Sheriff's Department said in a news release. However, he was bitten o...

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  • Christmas Eve fire damages home, family safe but displaced
Christmas Eve fire damages home, family safe but displaced

When crews got there, they were met with heavy flames coming from the back of the home. Fire officials say the connected apartments sustained a large amount of smoke damage, and as a result, ten people have been displaced. No one was injured in the blaze, and although some residents were out of town, at least two were displaced from their home, t...

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  • CHP officer killed as patrol auto hit by drunken driver
CHP officer killed as patrol auto hit by drunken driver

Camilleri and another CHP officer were parked on the Winton Avenue on-ramp to I-880 in the southbound direction when their cruiser was hit by a auto. Another officer in the auto, Jonathan Velasquez, was treated at a hospital for lacerations and released Monday, said Sgt.

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  • 'Neo-Nazi' Teen Charged With Killing Girlfriend's Parents After They Reported Him
'Neo-Nazi' Teen Charged With Killing Girlfriend's Parents After They Reported Him

After supposedly shooting the guardians, the kid, of Lorton , Va., shot himself in the head, however has survived, police said. Ms Kuhn-Fricker's mother, Janet Kuhn, said her daughter believed the boyfriend was trying to indoctrinate the girl with white-supremacist ideas.

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  • Palestinian dies of wounds from Israel border clashes
Palestinian dies of wounds from Israel border clashes

Two Palestinians were killed as youths clashed with Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border on Friday in a new protest against USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the health ministry said. The Palestinians fiercely clashed with the Zionist occupation troops in the various cities of the West Bank after the Friday prayers as reports rec...

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  • Christmas services in Greater Newburyport
Christmas services in Greater Newburyport

Christmas Eve program with music, drama and candlelight service. Monadnock Covenant Church at 90 Base Hill Road, Keene, will hold Christmas Eve services Sunday at 4 and 6 p.m. First Baptist: Christmas Eve services will be at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two identical Christmas Eve evening services at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.in the Sanctuary.

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  • Jamie Carragher: Arsenal And Liverpool 'Will Always Fall Short' Of Winning Trophies
Jamie Carragher: Arsenal And Liverpool 'Will Always Fall Short' Of Winning Trophies

The Belgian stopper has had his critics nearly from the minute he arrived at Anfield, and while his form has generally been better over the past year or so, he is still prone to the odd major error. Opting to sit back deep into their own half to negate Salah and Sadio Mane's bursting runs behind their defence, the Arsenal players looked far from co...

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  • Theresa May's deputy Damian Green QUITS over computer porn storm
Theresa May's deputy Damian Green QUITS over computer porn storm

The cabinet secretary's report found that Maltby's account of her meeting with Green, where she had alleged he had propositioned her in exchange for help with her career, was "plausible", but "with competing and contradictory accounts of what were private meetings, it is not possible to reach a definitive conclusion".

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  • US Life Expectancy Decreases Second Straight Year As Opioid Overdoses Rise
US Life Expectancy Decreases Second Straight Year As Opioid Overdoses Rise

It would be a grim marker for the US, matching a period in which more than one-quarter of the USA population reportedly got infected by the disease, leaving some 675,000 Americans dead. "In the past, those drug mortality increases have been more than completely offset by declines in cardiovascular disease mortality ― heart disease and stroke most...

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