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Residents may place their trees near the dumpster in the lower parking lot. We have a list of a few of them below - if your city or county is not listed check with your local officials. "No tinsel, no lights, no ornaments, no stands". There will be four drop-off locations for NHC residents. At elevations of between 2,500 and 3,000 feet above sea level, North Carolina's Ashe County is the top grower, providing approximately two million trees in 2012, according to the most recent data ...
  • California Highway Patrol officer dies, another injured in crash

    California Highway Patrol officer dies, another injured in crash

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    Rob Nacke, a CHP spokesman. The California Highway Patrol says one of its officers died when a vehicle he was riding in was hit on a San Francisco Bay Area highway. CHP affirmed Monday morning that one of the officers had passed on of his wounds. Camilleri is survived by his wife, Rosanna; a daughter and two sons.
  • Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, backing Trump

    Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, backing Trump

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    Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales drew praise from Israeli officials on Monday for deciding to relocate the Central American country's embassy to Jerusalem, a move in step with USA policy in a dispute over the city's status. Trump's December 6 announcement has triggered weeks of clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces , which have left 12 Palestinians dead.
  • Let it snow: Will Vancouver Island have a white Christmas?

    Let it snow: Will Vancouver Island have a white Christmas?

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    Communities along the immediate coast of west Vancouver Island, such as Tofino, can expect the snow to be mixed with rain at times and lesser snowfall accumulations. Christmas Day will see a high of -4 C and localized blowing snow. Environment Canada says Islanders should prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.
  • UN Members Show Spine in Rebuffing Trump

    UN Members Show Spine in Rebuffing Trump

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    That assertion, known as the "Uniting for Peace" resolution, passed the General Assembly in November 1950. The General Assembly's overwhelming rebuke of the Trump administration came just a day after Haley warned in a Facebook post that "yes, the us will be taking names " during the vote.
  • Jai Ram Thakur named Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh by BJP

    Jai Ram Thakur named Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh by BJP

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    Thakur, who had headed the state unit of the party between 2006 and 2009, a period during which there was strong infighting in the BJP, would once again have to contend with more than a few sullen faces within. He had won his first assembly election in 1998 from Mandi. Hailing from a humble background, Thakur was born into an agricultural family in Mandi district in 1965.
  • 32 feared dead as bus falls off bridge into river in India

    32 feared dead as bus falls off bridge into river in India

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    Earlier in March 2010, at least 26 people, including 23 STC students were killed and 36 injured when their bus fell into the Morel river near Baunli in Sawai Madhopur . Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a statement that he was "anguished" by news of the crash. "Rescue operation is underway to find any survivors", Subhash Mishra, CO, City said.
  • Royal Philharmonic cuts ties with Charles Dutoit over assault allegations

    Royal Philharmonic cuts ties with Charles Dutoit over assault allegations

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    The Cleveland Orchestra , Chicago Symphony , Philadelphia Orchestra , Boston Symphony , New York Philharmonic , San Francisco Symphony , Sydney Symphony and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra have today issued statements cancelling all upcoming engagements with veteran conductor Charles Dutoit - following allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • Catalonia election: Puigdemont seeks talks with Spain

    Catalonia election: Puigdemont seeks talks with Spain

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    It was Mariano Rajoy's decision to call these latest elections and it seems clear that he was gambling that the constitutional crisis of the past few months would have eroded the support for independence. there are a lot of people here who want to be part of Spain ". Rajoy has said that taking over control of the region again would be something he would consider if independence is sought by a new Catalan government.
  • White House denies report that Trump made offensive remarks about immigrants

    White House denies report that Trump made offensive remarks about immigrants

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    According to the Times report , Kelly and Miller became frustrated with Tillerson, blaming the secretary of state for the flow of people from overseas. Trump's visceral approach to an issue that defined his campaign and has indelibly shaped the first year of his presidency. But White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shot down those claims Saturday.
  • Nebraska's unemployment rate fall to 2.7 percent; Iowa's at 2.9 percent

    Nebraska's unemployment rate fall to 2.7 percent; Iowa's at 2.9 percent

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    Unemployment remains low in Colorado, under 3 percent for all of 2017 so far. The state has now added jobs in three consecutive months, after several months of alternating job losses and gains. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the state's November jobless rate was 6.1 percent, the same as October. According to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, for the year so far, nonfarm jobs increased by 45,300 - with the majority coming in the private sector.
  • Cops Find $300000 Worth of

    Cops Find $300000 Worth of "Christmas" Pot in Elderly Couple's Truck

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    When they pulled the vehicle over, deputies smelled a pungent odor of marijuana, NPR said. Patrick Jiron was placed in York County Jail, but his wife Barbara was not due to a medical issue, USA Today reported. The couple told authorities, according to Vrbka, that they did not know it was illegal to transport marijuana through Nebraska, the newspaper said.
  • Heavy rain starts Christmas weekend

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    Meteorologists anticipate snow, then sleet, and freezing rain. Despite snow in recent weeks, it is looking increasingly likely that the current mild spell will continue into the weekend and on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Staying cloudy, misty with patchy rain clearing eastwards overnight. The cooler weather will stick around for much of the week, with our next chance for rain arriving Friday .
  • Trump commutes sentence of kosher meat mogul

    Trump commutes sentence of kosher meat mogul

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    Rubashkin has now served more than 8 years of that sentence, which many have called excessive in light of its disparity with sentences imposed for similar crimes", President Trump's announcement noted, reflecting deep resentments over the exceptionally harsh sentence in the Jewish community as well as in the legal community at the time of the trial.
  • Mysterious Pentagon footage from secret United States investigation into alien encounters

    Mysterious Pentagon footage from secret United States investigation into alien encounters

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    One of the major officials of this project was Luis Elizondo who has now joined the " To The Stars Academy of Arts and Science " which is run by Blink-182's Tom DeLonge. UFOs have been repeatedly investigated over the decades in the United States, including by the military. "The Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program ended in the 2012 timeframe", Pentagon spokeswoman Laura Ochoa said in an email.
  • White House blames North Korea for 'Wannacry' ransomware attack

    White House blames North Korea for 'Wannacry' ransomware attack

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    North Korea is "directly involved" in the massive WannaCry malware attack earlier this year that hit more than 3,00,000 computers spread across 150 nations, resulting in damage worth billions of dollars, the USA administration has said. "Of course, we are working on that very closely with our very close ally South Korea, who is the closest to this danger, and with Japan. If those hackers travel, we will arrest them and bring them to justice".
  • Wreaths placed on veterans' graves in Bel Air Cemetery

    Wreaths placed on veterans' graves in Bel Air Cemetery

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    Wreaths Across America organizers say they partner with like-minded organizations across the U.S.to also build awareness for the service and sacrifice of the men and women in uniform, along with their families. Crediting the national effort for stocking 1,400 plus memorial events across the country, Applewhite addressed the obvious (the Ace of Spades Squadron will still be laying wreaths on the graves of local veterans, albeit a little later than planned) and plowed on, honoring his late and ...
  • Palestinian girl filmed hitting Israeli soldiers detained

    Palestinian girl filmed hitting Israeli soldiers detained

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    The Israeli soldiers beat the occupants of the house and took the cameras that documented the brutality of the Israeli soldiers during their suppression of the protests in the village over several years. Ahed's cousin, Mohammed who is still in medically induced coma was shot in the face with a rubber bullet during a protest against a USA decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • Trump's HHS Defends Hiding Criticism Of Its Abortion & Transgender Policy

    Trump's HHS Defends Hiding Criticism Of Its Abortion & Transgender Policy

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    Officials from two HHS agencies, who asked that their names and agencies remain anonymous, that they had been given a list of "forbidden" words given to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The groups are the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS).
  • BC government announces end of grizzly hunt

    BC government announces end of grizzly hunt

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    Following the removal of federal protections, Idaho , Montana and Wyoming are now readying for their first grizzly bear trophy hunts since the animals were first listed under the Endangered Species Act in 1975. NDP and B.C. Greens have allowed us to take a stronger position and we commend the government's bold announcement today. We couldn't be more thrilled".
  • Thomas fire: Hwy. 154 partially reopened; minimal winds allow 50 percent containment

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    Forest Service and CAL Fire say the threat will remain high due to an estimated 129 million trees that died in California over the a year ago from drought and beetle infestation. It was estimated at 45 percent containment. The fire has destroyed than 1,000 buildings, while 250 structures have been damaged. In the coming days, the focus will remain on protecting Santa Barbara, Montecito and Summerland, where threats still remain.
  • Pence delays Middle East trip for

    Pence delays Middle East trip for "tax bill vote"

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    Pence's office said it made a decision to delay the trip to ensure Senate passage of the GOP tax bill, which is likely to keep the vice president in Washington past his scheduled Tuesday night departure. But they can only afford to lose two votes. The U.S. partnership with Israel was to be underscored during the trip to the Middle East while seeking to shore up U.S.
  • Java quake kills at least three people and damages buildings

    Java quake kills at least three people and damages buildings

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    The Indonesian Agency for Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysics said the tremor's magnitude was 6.9 and issued a tsunami alert in the West Java, Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces early Saturday, which was cancelled later. People ran into the street in panic in many areas and Indonesian television showed heavy traffic on roads as people fled coastal areas, while there were reports that buildings had collapsed in the city of Tasikmalaya in West Java.