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LeBron James scores 57, Cavaliers top Wiz 130-122, end skid

LeBron James scores 57, Cavaliers top Wiz 130-122, end skid

Cleveland leads the National Basketball Association with points on 68 percent on its drives, while Washington ranks second at 63 percent. Bradley Beal scored 36 points for Washington. Otto Porter Jr .is the third double-digit scorer and Marcin Gortat is grabbing 9.5 rebounds. Hopefully, the injury Wall sustained in the 3rd quarter isn't serious, because regardless of his shooting the Wizards absolutely need his leadership. Read More

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Did you keep in mind to set your clocks back?

Did you keep in mind to set your clocks back?

According to Lieutenant Dan Janecek with the Rapid City Fire department, daylight saving time is an important time of the year to check on potentially life saving appliances. Smoke detectors usually only have a lifespan of ten years. Officials say smoke and CO alarms should be tested once a month, and their batteries should be replaced at least twice a year. Read More

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New Book Claims Bushes Had Harsh Words For Trump

New Book Claims Bushes Had Harsh Words For Trump

He also made comments last month expressing his disappointment at the current political climate, in remarks which many deemed to be an attack on Mr Trump. The book is titled The Last Republicans and in it, Updegrove takes a look at what is now seen as the bygone era of the GOP establishment. But in the new book, George Bush Sr confirmed that he voted for the rival party's candidate in Hillary Clinton. Read More

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Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile northeast of Riyadh

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile northeast of Riyadh

The spokesman said the rebels also attacked army positions in al-Maqatirah district in the southern Lahij province in a failed attempt to cut supply routes to Taiz. Riyadh is around 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) north of the border with Yemen. Unconfirmed footage uploaded to Twitter appeared to show a volley of at least three missiles being fired from the ground at an undetermined location in Riyadh. Read More

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ISIS Has Been Ousted From Deir al-Zour, Syrian Media Says

ISIS Has Been Ousted From Deir al-Zour, Syrian Media Says

Iraqi forces on Friday said they had begun their own final offensive against ISIS on the Iraqi side of the jihadist territory that straddles the border between the two countries, entering the city of al-Qaim. The commander added that Iraqi forces have also established control over the nearby Al-Qaim border crossing. Troops from the army and the elite Counter Terrorism Service "have started the assault on the center of Al-Qaim", Staff Major General Noman Abed al-Zobai, the commander of the ... Read More

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SC: Aadhar related urgent hearing today

SC: Aadhar related urgent hearing today

On that subject, the Centre in its affidavity submitted that as per the Supreme Court order in Lokniti Foundation v. Union of India , Aadhaar-based E-KYC verification of mobile subscribers was required to be done by February 6, 2018. The apex court has left the decision on a constitutional bench that will decide on this matter later this month. The deadline for linkage of Aadhaar with mobile phone number can not be modified by the government unilaterally as it is fixed by the SC, the ... Read More

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1 dead, 2 wounded, including boy, 12, in shooting at Chicago Starbucks

1 dead, 2 wounded, including boy, 12, in shooting at Chicago Starbucks

Broadway, according to Chicago police and fire officials. One of the men died at the scene. The 12-year-old boy was shot in the groin and is at Lurie Children's Hospital in serious but stable condition, police said. "I grabbed my wife and kind of pushed her down and said, 'Shots!' Then there were three more, nearly within a few seconds", said Mike Swaiko, a witness. Read More

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37.8 million fire extinguishers recalled after care fire death

37.8 million fire extinguishers recalled after care fire death

These have plastic handles or were the push-button Pindicator models. In addition, the CPSC says the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. His family received a settlement from Kidde. The recall involves more than 140 different devices produced between 1973 and this past September. Sixteen of those incidents resulted in injuries, including burns and smoke inhalation, the CPSC said . Read More

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Deposed Catalan leader 'demands' release of ministers

Deposed Catalan leader 'demands' release of ministers

Mr Puigdemont and several ousted Cabinet members remain in Brussels , where he said they are seeking "safety and freedom" while judges back in Spain investigate them for pushing Catalan secession. In its November report, the Bank of Spain said that in the worst case scenario, the political uncertainty caused by an illegal secessionist drive could reduce Spanish economic growth by 2.5 percentage points between end-2017 and 2019. Read More

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Shoppers flee as black taxicab mounts pavement in London's Covent Garden

Shoppers flee as black taxicab mounts pavement in London's Covent Garden

They added: "We are aware of injuries but await further confirmation". A cab jumped a curb and slammed into a London shopping center Wednesday, sending shoppers running and pinning at least one person, according to reports . Famed vlogger, Pro Syndicate, tweeted , "We just walked outside the theatre and a taxi just drove into a crowd of people walking past". Police are still at the scene but are not treating the incident as a terrorist attack. Read More

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Iraqi Army Asserts Control of Major Kurdish Held Border Crossing with Turkey

Iraqi Army Asserts Control of Major Kurdish Held Border Crossing with Turkey

Kurdish media have since accused the Hashed, an alliance composed mainly of Shiite militias, of carrying out a campaign of retribution against Kurdish civilians. "We lost everything because of Barzani's miscalculation and personal ambitions, so his stepping down is a positive thing for the region". He said "a committee is overseeing the redeployment of federal forces to areas taken under the control of the Kurdish region after 2003", the year of the USA -led invasion that toppled Saddam ... Read More

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How a prominent Democratic lobbyist got swept up in Meuller's Russian Federation probe

How a prominent Democratic lobbyist got swept up in Meuller's Russian Federation probe

Two hours later, Trump turned to the Podesta brothers, stating that what Tony Podesta knew was "earth shattering", though he did not explain what information he was referring to. The Podesta Group was wrapped up in the indictments announced on Monday because of work related to Ukraine it did for Manafort. Carlson also reported that Manafort's company, the European Center for a Modern Ukraine, was a major client of the Podesta group. Read More

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New York City police investigate shooting in Manhattan

New York City police investigate shooting in Manhattan

It was the first mass casualty incident in NY since a US Navy veteran plowed a vehicle into pedestrians in Times Square, killing an 18-year-old woman from MI and injuring 22 other people on May 18. United States media said a gunman opened fire from a vehicle not far from Stuyvesant High School. It is a selective public school, one of nine specialized New York City high schools that admit students based on test scores. Read More

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White House Distances Itself from Papadopoulos

White House Distances Itself from Papadopoulos

In a stunning moment Huckabee Sanders actually described former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who worked for the campaign for more than five months, as someone who was hired "to handle the delegate process. "It has nothing to do with the campaign, it has to do with his failure to tell the truth". Sanders said the indictments and guilty plea have "nothing to do with the President's campaign or campaign activity". Read More

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Iran asks United Nations nuclear chief to confirm it still follows deal

In exchange, the USA and other countries agreed to curb economic sanctions against Iran. Since January 2016, the IAEA has monitored Iran's nuclear commitments under the nuclear agreement and conducted verification checks, said Amano. Salehi said that Iran could resume uranium enrichment of 20% within four days if it wished. Donald Trump has called the Iran nuclear deal , reached during the former US president Barack Obama administration, "an embarrassment" for the United States and ... Read More

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President Trump to trick-or-treaters

President Trump to trick-or-treaters

That can only get me in trouble". During Fridays press briefing, Sanders said the President is mobilizing his entire administration to combat the issue. He said , per pool reports, "Well, you have no weight problems, that's the good news, right?" "So you take out whatever you need". If you want some for your friends, take 'em. Read More

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At least 10 die in 2 vehicle bombings in Mogadishu

At least 10 die in 2 vehicle bombings in Mogadishu

He said the hotel belonged to Somalia's internal security minister, Mohamed Abukar Islow. Abdikadir Abdirahman, director of Amin ambulances, told Reuters the emergency service had carried 17 people injured from the hotel blast. The devastating attack of October 14 left at least 358 people dead and more than 400 injured. It has not commented on the massive attack two weeks ago; experts have said the death toll was so high that the group hesitated to further anger Somali citizens as its ... Read More

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U.S. passport value plummets to 19th; Singapore No. 1

U.S. passport value plummets to 19th; Singapore No. 1

The Nomad Passport Index , meanwhile, ranks 199 citizenships on five factors: visa-free travel, worldwide taxation, perception, dual citizenship and personal freedom. The No. 1 ranked country this year was Singapore , the first time an Asian country held the top spot. Philippe May, managing director of Arton Capital's Singapore office (Arton is the company who releases the list), said Singapore trumped due to it's "smart and far-sighted foreign policy". Read More

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