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Mayfield, Barkley, Love finalists for Maxwell player of year Mayfield, Barkley, Love finalists for Maxwell player of year
- November 21, 2017

The finalists for that were Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick, Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith and North Carolina State defensive end Bradley Chubb. Noticeably absent from those finalists was Louisville's Lamar Jackson, last season's Heisman victor whose statistics have been even better this season. (more...)
OR signs center Bol Bol, son of the late Manute Bol OR signs center Bol Bol, son of the late Manute Bol
- November 21, 2017

Both Coach Altman and Coach Stubblefield broke down why my style is a bit different from just any other big man. In his post, Bol said growing up he had wanted to play at the University of Kentucky but credited recruitment meetings with Ducks assistant coach Tony Stubblefield for growing his interest in Oregon. (more...)
Cheerleader killed by driver using breathalysing device Cheerleader killed by driver using breathalysing device
- November 21, 2017

As he was doing so, Alexis Butler was backing her Toyota Camry out of a driveway; the driver smashed into her passenger side, with NBC Dallas-Fort Worth reporting police found no tire tracks at the scene to suggest the driver applied the brakes before hitting Butler. (more...)
Tory backlash as Cabinet agrees to increase £20bn Brexit divorce bill
- November 21, 2017

Meanwhile, the spectre of Brexit and what it means for the United Kingdom loomed ever larger when London lost its European Union banking and medicine agencies on Monday (20 November). He said: "Does it want to stay close to the European model or does it want to gradually move away from it?" Mr Barnier's speech to the Centre for European Reform think tank came as a Cabinet committee meets to discuss whether to raise the amount the United Kingdom is prepared to offer the EU to settle its bill. (more...)
As clock ticks on tax bill, White House signals a compromise As clock ticks on tax bill, White House signals a compromise
- November 21, 2017

The White House budget director on Sunday said Republicans may need to "game the system" to get their tax plan through the Senate, while GOP Sen. "If it becomes an impediment to getting the best tax bill we can, then we're OK with taking it out", he added. (more...)
Now on display: The White House Christmas Tree Now on display: The White House Christmas Tree
- November 21, 2017

First ladies typically receive the tree on the Friday after Thanksgiving, but the Trumps are expected to spend the holiday at their home in Palm Beach, Florida. "Being a guest of the White House should only be a dream for small farmers like us, and we are very excited about our trip to Washington", Diane Chapman said . (more...)
Ballot Proposal To Legalize Marijuana Set To Turn In Signatures Ballot Proposal To Legalize Marijuana Set To Turn In Signatures
- November 21, 2017

Their proposal would legalize marijuana, but it would be taxed and regulated by the state. Adults 21 and older could possess up to 2-and-a-half ounces of marijuana and grow up to 12 plants at home. We spoke with folks about how they feel about recreational marijuana. "I consider it just a natural product". "I never felt strongly either way about it". (more...)
The Weather Network unveils 2018 winter forecast The Weather Network unveils 2018 winter forecast
- November 21, 2017

An active storm track will lead to above-average snowfall throughout the southwestern section of the province. Read on for a full analysis of temperature and precipitation in your area. Despite a moderate La Nina in the winter of 2011-2012, Thunder Bay experienced a milder-than-usual winter and significantly less snowfall than normal. (more...)
White House briefing twist: Give thanks, then ask questions White House briefing twist: Give thanks, then ask questions
- November 21, 2017

For some reason, most reporters played along. She also said Trump was "happy to intervene". Sanders responded quickly, "I think we all are". Other members of the White House Press Corps included military service members, police officers, their families and friends, and their First Amendment rights as things for which they are thankful. (more...)
Padmavati controversy: NCW to seek action against BJP media coordinator Padmavati controversy: NCW to seek action against BJP media coordinator
- November 21, 2017

The NCW, in a statement, said it has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports on Amu's remarks. He also praised the Meerut youth for announcing Rs. On the other hand, Karni sena has said that the producers of the film must arrange a show to preview the film so that community could determine what scenes are objectionable. (more...)
Kushner Lawyer: Senate Investigative Committee Playing 'Gotcha Game' Kushner Lawyer: Senate Investigative Committee Playing 'Gotcha Game'
- November 20, 2017

Torshin, who runs an all-Russian organization called The Right to Bear Arms, pitched the campaign's shared values around both Christianity and gun rights, for which Torshin, a lifetime member of the American NRA, is an advocate in Russian Federation. (more...)
Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech
- November 20, 2017

The military has however debunked news of coupe in the country saying it only intervened for the good of the people while confining Mugabe on house arrest. The students also demanded that First Lady Grace Mugabe's PHD be revoked. "He has been our leader for a long time and we have all learned a great deal from him", Mpofu said. (more...)
Gabelli Funds LLC Decreases Holdings in General Motors Company (GM)
- November 20, 2017

General Motors Company now has $63.73B valuation. The stock rose 0.83% or $0.1 reaching $12.11. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) traded down 0.99% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $33.15. Fjarde Ap owns 900,879 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. D E Shaw holds 1.10M shares. At the moment, the top institutional investor at Ford Motor Company (F) is VANGUARD GROUP INC, which now holds 267,944,272 shares. (more...)
Petition submitted before HC seeking removal of Kerala CM Petition submitted before HC seeking removal of Kerala CM
- November 20, 2017

Following the HC's observations, the CPI, the second-largest ally in the CPM-ruled LDF, boycotted a weekly Kerala Cabinet meeting last week to protest CM Pinarayi's non-intervention in Chandy's land encroachment case. The petitioner said the chief minister had described the action as unprecedented. The CPI Ministers had given in writing that they would not participate in the Cabinet meeting as long as Mr. (more...)
Thanksgiving weather forecast looking good in Philadelphia area Thanksgiving weather forecast looking good in Philadelphia area
- November 20, 2017

For the main event on Thursday , you can expect more of the same, with snow showers tapering off over northern New England as the Canadian low moves east. The only accumulating snow around Thanksgiving shows up on Thanksgiving in northern MI. Temperatures should start out around 34 degrees and rise into the lower 40s later in the day, AccuWeather said. (more...)
Thailand's Q3 GDP growth at best pace in four years Thailand's Q3 GDP growth at best pace in four years
- November 20, 2017

Thailand's economy grew at more than 4% for the first time in four-and-a-half years in the third quarter, powered by continued strength in exports as it became the latest Southeast Asian economy to outperform expectations. Leelahaphan added that the currency's upbeat state could go on for the rest of this year and in 2018. The agricultural sector which expanded by 9.9 percent, was another major source for GDP's growth, but it lost pace from 16.1 percent in the previous quarter. (more...)
Off-duty Brazil cop reportedly stops attempted robbery while holding child Off-duty Brazil cop reportedly stops attempted robbery while holding child
- November 20, 2017

Reports state that one of the suspects, 24-year-old Jefferson Alves, pointed the gun at Souza, who identified himself as a police officer, and that's when the chaos started. After dispatching the first gunman, Souza set off after the second. "He should have left the kid somewhere safe", wrote one YouTube user. An off-duty officer who had been holing an infant engaged in a shootout with robbers at a store in Brazil. (more...)
SD marks Transgender Day of Remembrance SD marks Transgender Day of Remembrance
- November 20, 2017

Other statistics collected by GLAAD show slightly different numbers, including more reported trans deaths in 2016 than the HRC report indicates. Both organizations contend that the annual tally of 25 homicides may very well be an incomplete total bearing in mind scant police records and local news reports that misidentify transgender victims by not respecting their chosen gender. (more...)
Disneyland Suspends Southern California Passport Disneyland Suspends Southern California Passport
- November 20, 2017

There's no word on when this annual pass will be reintroduced. The Southern California annual pass option was removed from the Disneyland.com website this morning. Disneyland offered five types of annual passes, ranging in price from $339 to $1,049. The Southern California Passport was available to Southern California residents in ZIP codes from 90000 to 93599, for entry into the park 215 days out of the year, except for Saturdays, holidays, and half of the summer. (more...)
Karti to visit United Kingdom for daughter's admission: SC Karti to visit United Kingdom for daughter's admission: SC
- November 20, 2017

Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram was allowed by the Supreme Court on Monday to visit the United Kingdom. The court said in the order that Karti "shall file an undertaking within three days indicating his flight details and that he will come back by December 10, 2017". (more...)
AMBER Alert issued for 12-year-old Iowa girl AMBER Alert issued for 12-year-old Iowa girl
- November 20, 2017

An Amber Alert was issued Monday afternoon for a 12-year-old Denison girl. Beyonce Carrasco was reported missing around 3:00am from her home in Denison. He has black hair and brown eyes, according to the report. Police were searching for a 2016 white Nissan Sentra with the license plate EYB982. Those with information can contact the Denison, Iowa, Police Department at 712-263-3195. (more...)
United States Steel Corporation (X) Short Interest Update United States Steel Corporation (X) Short Interest Update
- November 20, 2017

The Earnings Yield for AK Steel Holding Corporation NYSE:AKS is 10.25%. Analysts reported that the Price Target for AK Steel Holding Corporation might touch $8 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $5.48 and $4 respectively. (more...)
Escaped inmate broke into home, tied up residents; search ongoing Escaped inmate broke into home, tied up residents; search ongoing
- November 20, 2017

While Vernon was using the phone, he noticed the officer on duty had failed to property secure one of the doors in that area of the jail. Vernon had been placed on $70,000 bond and was awaiting trial before he escaped. He last escaped on October 29 after removing his restraints and running while he was being booked into jail. He was recaptured early the following morning. (more...)
U.S. hits Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan under new strategy U.S. hits Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan under new strategy
- November 20, 2017

The US conducted airstrikes targeting opium processing labs in Afghanistan Sunday, Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Michael Andrews tells CNN. The U.S. has opened a new front in America's longest war, bombing opium production plants in Taliban-controlled southern Afghanistan in a bid to shut off revenue, commanders said Monday. (more...)
Apology to Canadians persecuted for being gay coming November 28: Trudeau Apology to Canadians persecuted for being gay coming November 28: Trudeau
- November 20, 2017

Trudeau's special adviser on LGBTQ issues. A programme to root out gay and lesbian people was carried out until the late 80s, because it was a thought they posed a threat to national security. As Lydia O'Connor reported for HuffPost, he also issued apologies for the government's past treatment of indigenous peoples and the 1914 Komagata Maru incident , in which Canada denied entry to Sikh, Muslim, and Hindu people and forced them to go back to India, which was risky for the groups at ... (more...)
Vote Leave and Veterans for Britain investigated over European Union referendum spending Vote Leave and Veterans for Britain investigated over European Union referendum spending
- November 20, 2017

Explaining the decision, it said: "New information has come to light which, when considered alongside the information obtained previously, has given the Commission reasonable grounds to suspect an offence may have been committed". The Electoral Commission has launched an investigation into spending by Brexit campaign group Vote Leave during the 2016 European Union referendum. (more...)
NY factory fire and explosions injure 12, including five firefighters NY factory fire and explosions injure 12, including five firefighters
- November 20, 2017

The town supervisor, George Green, told the Herald-Record that flames had spread throughout the plant when fire crews arrived. Officials said none of the injuries appear to be life threatening. It's unclear what caused the explosion. It is about a half mile from the town hall and police station. The factory has been operating since 1980 and makes nail polish, perfume, lotions and other products, the paper said. (more...)
Step by Step: China's Three-Step Program for Resolving Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis Step by Step: China's Three-Step Program for Resolving Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis
- November 20, 2017

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been subjected to unjust criticism over the military's crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya ethnic group, according to the country's Catholic Church leader. Speaking at an event held at George Mason University in Virginia on Friday, Robert Marro, who runs a US -based non-governmental Burma (Myanmar) Task Force, said everyone has to be informed about the injustices in Rakhine State in order to stop "genocide". (more...)
HR McMaster Said Trump Has Intelligence of a 'Kindergartner' HR McMaster Said Trump Has Intelligence of a 'Kindergartner'
- November 20, 2017

McMaster's actual views", National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton said. A sixth unnamed source told BuzzFeed News that McMaster made similar comments directly to the source in private, and said Trump did not have the smarts to understand the subjects the National Security Council deals with. (more...)
New York Times suspends White House correspondent New York Times suspends White House correspondent
- November 20, 2017

Thrush's former colleague, Laura McGann , said he kissed her and put his hand on her thigh while they were at a bar one night after he told the third person in their group to leave them. She also said that later that same afternoon, she noticed Thrush in "deep conversation with a number of men", after which she said she believed that "certain men in the newsroom. (more...)

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