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Shopping around the Christmas tree

A fresh tree should have a good green color. Ontario exported 22,000 Christmas trees in 2015 valued at $472,760. It seems that more and more people are opting for artificial Christmas trees, and they certainly have advantages in terms of cost savings.

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Israeli PM thanks Palestine for helping fight fires

Firefighting planes from Israel and countries including Russia, Turkey, Greece, France, Spain and Canada battled the outbreaks. He also said Israel had "good tools for dealing with terror" that the country had not yet employed, but would use if necessary.

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What You Need to Know About Vote Recounts

J. Alex Halderman, a computer science professor at the University of MI, said there was a significant chance that Republican Donald Trump's upset win in Wisconsin could have been affected by tampering. Stein, too, hasn't provided evidence of voting irregularities. "Often times it's dozens maybe hundreds if it got to a thousand votes it would be shocking", Grueskin said.

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Arson, terror becoming likely factor in Israel fires

On Thursday, more than 60,000 people from the port city of Haifa were evacuated from their homes as massive fires blew into the center of the city, which sits on Israel's northern coast and is the third largest. "There is a price to pay for the crimes committed, there is a price to pay for arson terrorism ", he said. In addition to calling for help from overseas and directing all its firefighting forces to Haifa, the Israeli military deployed two search-and-rescue battalions to the area, ...

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Jill Stein Asks for Vote Recount in Pennsylvania Too

Stein set up a fundraising page on her website last week, saying that the money raised would be put toward recount efforts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and MI. Stein made the motion Monday in Dane County Circuit Court. The lawsuit argues a hand recount is the only way to know if the results were hacked. "The 2016 presidential election was subject to unprecedented cyberattacks apparently meant to interfere with the election", Stein says in her complaint, referring to reported hacks of the ...

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Trump is against the First Amendment

The president-elect is working to appoint members of his Cabinet and other officials before being inaugurated on January 20 in Washington. Flag burning is legal in the United States because of the 1989 case " Texas v. Scalia spoke about the matter in a 2012 interview with CNN , saying that while he does not approve of flag burning, it is fundamentally protected by the Constitution and the Founding Fathers' efforts to create a government not ruled by tyranny.

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Kremlin Spox Defends Wife Amid Outrage Over Holocaust-Themed Ice Skating Routine

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says he is "proud" of his wife after her controversial, Holocaust-themed, ice-skating dance routine. The duo wore striped uniforms with gold Stars of David as they portrayed Jewish prisoners in concentration camps, skating to " Beautiful That Way ", a song popularized in the film Oscar-winning Holocaust film Life Is Beautiful .

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Gambia: President Jammeh to concede election

Jammeh ruled Gambia since 1994 and many times he expressed his commitment to stay at the head at the government 'for a 1,000 years, and according to the will of Ala'. President Jammeh's concession on Friday came as surprise to Africans. Earlier this week, Jammeh said "my presidency and power are in the hands of Allah and only Allah can take it from him".

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Things To Watch vs. Miami Dolphins

It took Gase to change a culture that had been prevalent way too long in South Florida. "As a wide receiver, you need so many things to go right, and I think it's just going right here". coming back from a bad ankle, and linebacker C.J. Mosley's rally from a hamstring ailment. "No, he has not". Flacco played average again and threw another interception.

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US House passes 21st Century Cures Act

However, Warren's biggest stated issue with the bill is that it would lower the standards for approving new groups, as the bill is centered on expediting the process for life saving drugs. "The Senate should promptly pass this bill so that the president can sign it", the White House said Wednesday. Earlier Monday, Senator Charles Grassley, an Iowa Republican, said he would consider placing a hold on the bill "unless this provision is removed".

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WMU Broncos win MAC Championship

But Windham's interception, made by WMU linebacker Robert Spillane on a second-down snap at the WMU 37, meant OH wouldn't get the program's first MAC championship since 1968. Western Michigan has been a pleasure to watch all season, and it will be great to see them one final time during the bowl season. There's a reason the team is a almost three-touchdown underdog heading to Ford Field on Friday but at the same that also means the team has little to lose.

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Warehouse Had Been Focus Of Oakland Investigation

On Friday night in the Californian district of Fruitvale, a fire took over a two-story warehouse, killing a total of 9 people . Alameda County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. The city of Oakland started investigating almost three weeks ago whether people were illegally living in a warehouse destroyed by a fire late Friday night.

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Minimum Wage Protesters Arrested In Oakland

Protesters briefly shut down a downtown St. Louis McDonald's restaurant, blocking the drive-thru for about 30 minutes. In New York , over 300 protesters gathered before dawn at Zuccotti Park, beating drums and chanting slogans. Earlier this year, California Gov. A bill that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 over the next several years was being drafted but was expected to be filed before the start of the Legislature's next session in January.

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Crown prince Vajiralongkorn becomes Thailand's new king

His father King Bhumibol Adulyadej died in Bangkok's hospital aged 88 on October 13. The other executives are Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Chairman of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) Wichitcholachai and president of the Supreme Court Veerapol Tungsuwan.

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Trump and Obama "Talking Regularly", Says Conway

He continued: "The Russian were propagating fake news through Facebook and other outlets, but look, we also had, and this is with all due respect to Kellyanne and her colleagues, look Steve Bannon ran Breitbart News, which was notorious for peddling stories like this".

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ISIS Uses 'Chemical Gas' against Syrian Rebels -Turkish media

The Syrian government is backed by Russian Federation and Iran. An Islamic State rocket attack may have been laden with chemical gas, Turkish media said citing the military. USA troops are part of a multinational effort to fight the Islamic State group in the region. The Turkish military statement said the soldiers who were killed were deployed in northern Syria when they were targeted at about 03:30 (00:30 GMT) in an air strike that it "assessed to have been carried out by ...

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At least 17 sickened from Thanksgiving meal

It is unclear at this time if the meal is connected to the foodborne illness. Officials were conducting tests on people to figure out what caused the illness. We are fully cooperating with health officials and are praying fervently for the families who lost loved ones and for others who are sick . "Investigators are in the process of collecting biological samples from the reported cases for testing at county and state public health laboratories", the public health department said in a ...

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French centre-right Republican Party holds presidential primary

The conservative nominee is expected to have strong chances of winning the April-May presidential election, because traditional rivals on the left have been weakened by Socialist Francois Hollande's troubled presidency. Alain Juppe, 71, is considered a moderate and was prime minister under President Jacques Chirac. The far-right leader took 29 per cent of the vote when pitted against Les Républicains' former president, with Nicolas Sarkozy eight points behind.

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Trump defends call with Taiwanese president in series of tweets

President-elect Donald Trump is in hot water after speaking on the phone with Taiwan's president, something that hasn't been done for decades in an effort to preserve U.S. Mr Trump's spokeswoman said he was "well aware" of United States policy towards Taiwan . However, China had contacted the Obama administration about the call by Friday night, reports CNN , while the White House has refused comment on diplomatic discussions.

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China treads carefully as Trump's Taiwan call gives jolt to ties

The call has raised eyebrows because the USA broke off diplomatic relations with Taiwan in 1979, when it recognized mainland China. Trump's unorthodox move with Taiwan is also seen within the context of his harsh rhetoric toward China during the presidential campaign.

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Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in popular vote by 2.5 million

This comes in the backdrop Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein's effort to launch a three-state recount claiming suspected irregularities with electronic voting machines. After that point, future presidential elections would be awarded to the person who receives the most votes from the American people. Electors are not legally bound to respect their pledges in most states and only two states have laws that would punish electors for changing their vote.

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US Says Ohio Attacker Had 'No Direct Links' to Terror Group

ISIS today claimed that the Ohio State University attacker was one of its " soldiers ". FBI investigators are working jointly with local authorities and are keenly interested in a Facebook post - believed to be from Artan - that talks of abuses against Muslims and the radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

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Big Mac inventor Michael 'Jim' Delligatti dies aged 98

McDonald's says it sells about 550 million Big Macs around the world a year. They all started with the Big Mac . With backing from McDonald's , Delligatti opened the Big Mac Museum Restaurant in North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in 2007, with a 14-foot-tall Big Mac sculpture as its centrepiece.

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Fidel Castro's ashes arrive in eastern city of Santiago

Castro will be buried at the city cemetery on Sunday. (I am Fidel). Above them loomed the 16-meter (52.5-foot) statue of a Cuban freedom fighter from the 1890s, Antonio Maceo Grajales. She was among thousands of Cubans watching as the urn with Mr Castro's ashes was driven past the historic Moncada barracks in Santiago. The convoy's first stop was in Cespedes Park, in front of the same building where Castro, standing on the balcony, delivered a victory speech following his revolution's ...

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Parents disarm son at school moments after shot fired

The shooter's parents noticed their guns missing, and headed straight to the school. Officials respond to Mueller Park Junior High after a student fired a gun into the ceiling. Ross said the student was in custody on Thursday morning but he did not know if he was still being questioned at the school or in another location.

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A day of milestones for Brady, Patriots

The Patriots (9-2) clinched their 16th straight winning season, the longest such stretch in the National Football League since the Dallas Cowboys had 20 straight winning seasons from 1966 through 1985. It was the 500th win in franchise history for the Patriots, the first original AFL franchise to reach the mark. It was "zero" coverage, meaning no safety help.

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Step By Step: What It Would Take to Impeach Korea President

On Saturday, thousands of people began a peaceful march on the Gwanghwamun avenue - the main and largest gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace - for the sixth consecutive day and raised signs and banners calling for the impeachment of Park, Efe news agency reported.

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Holocaust ice skating routine in Russian Federation called 'unbelievably tasteless'

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said he is "proud' of his wife for her controversial Holocaust-themed ice-skating performance on a reality TV show on Sunday". Navka defended the dance, telling Komsomolskaya Pravda: "This isn't just a TV show". "And if the youths will now show interest and try to learn about the Holocaust , concentration camps and the Life is attractive movie, it would mean that we've hit the mark".

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Tottenham 'see the bigger picture' after week off - Mauricio Pochettino

Son's spectacular strike for the second - the ball was smashed in at the near post courtesy of a scissor-kick - was a better reflection of the home side's overall play. "This week has been ideal because we could spend time together and train hard". "We were second best too often", he said. "I don't think the referee was in a very good position and certainly it was a game-changer", former United Sates manager Bradley told a postmatch news conference.

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22 under arrest for fires set in Israel lines here please

More than 60,000 people have been evacuated from homes and businesses in Haifa as fires blazed across the dry and windy country for the third day. Israel's emergency teams have been boosted by support from Palestinian firefighters and teams from Greece, Cyprus, Croatia, Italy, Russia and Turkey.

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The 'Two Trumps' surface in president-elect's transition

Never have there been more risky times . In fact, Trump had made no such commitment, at least publicly. Now, he has now spent multiple hours trying to win a spot in Trump's cabinet, offering increasingly flattering praise. Trump was also moving forward with his Cabinet selections, choosing former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary and billionaire investor Wilbur Ross for Commerce secretary.

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Kellyanne Conway: I Took Argument With Jennifer Palmieri 'Personally'

Another key to Trump's win, Conway said , was Clinton herself. "Hashtag: He's your president". She added, "So, not everyone has 'accepted the election results'". At issue was how Donald Trump pulled off a miraculous win, when almost every pundit and pollster on the planet virtually bet the farm that that was no way it would happen.

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Trump won the popular vote in 31 states

The man who started the petition, Daniel Brezenoff, also argues that Clinton should be president because she won the popular vote . "It is time for us to fix the anachronistic process of the Electoral College and make our Constitution better reflect the "more ideal Union" to which it aspires".

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Moscow demands answers after Erdogan vows to oust 'tyrant' Assad

But the Turkish army accused Damascus last week of launching an air strike that killed four Turkish soldiers in Syria , the first time it has made such a claim during the incursion. "Indeed, it was on our insistance that the clause about the necessity to hold dialogue with all key, political opposition groups was included in the resolution 2254 proposed by the worldwide Syria Support Group", Lavrov said.

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Rajinikanth injured while shooting for '2.0'

Reports say he fell down at a shooting location on the outskirts of Chennai . Superstar Rajinikanth has been riding high with the success of his last outing Kabali and the actor is busy with the shoot of 2.0 which is in final stages of shoot.


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