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Baptist church in Dallas votes to accept LGBT members

Wingfield said he wants the decision to not be about who is excluded, but about who is now being included. Wilshire Baptist Church voted 577 to 367 to welcome LGBT people as full participants in every aspect of the church - as members, as lay leaders, as potential clergy, and yes, as brides and grooms.

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Woman Gives Birth to 'Twins' Who Were Actually Conceived 10 Days Apart

Charlotte and Olivia's original due dates were 10 days apart: December 20 and December 30, but both were delivered two days before the C-section they'd originally planned. The twin birth rate hit an all-time high in the US last year, with one in every 29 babies being a twin. They even said that in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and fertility drug consumption can raise the probability of twin births.

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Fliers left on Dallas college campus condemn biracial dating

It refers to them as abusers, likely to have STDs and produce children who are not smart. SMU issued a statement to the Daily Campus newspaper on the disturbing incident shortly after photos of the flier went viral, condemning the messaging found on the hand out and encourages the student body to help identify the creators.

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Kareena will 'go with Deepika,' as far as acting is concerned

Neha asked Bebo, who among the two was a better actress and she chose Deepika. She mentioned Saif behaved even and he understood everything to impress her purchased her a very costly wine, which wasn't that great in reality. Kareena revealed that Saif is "traditional and old-school" while she is more up-to-date with fashion. She recently said she doesn't want her baby to inherit sleeping traits from father Saif Ali Khan.

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PBS Dedicates Monday's Emotional 'NewsHour' to Gwen Ifill (Watch Full Broadcast)

Ifill became the first black woman to host a major political talk show. "She was one of the most graceful interrupters I have ever seen". "When I first saw her on TV, I'm going, 'That's Gwen!'" she said. But as an iconic figure in her own right, making journalistic history with each new achievement, she deserved to be there. "She was a journalist's journalist and set an example for all around her".

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Relentless smoke spreads fear at edge of southern wildfires

Meanwhile, dry conditions across Georgia led to Gov. Nathan Deal issuing an executive order that bans all fireworks from being used in more than 100 counties in the state . Wildfires produce smoke that can travel hundreds of miles. While on wildfire duty, they work 16 hour days. The Carolina Panthers noticed the smell in the air Tuesday at practice, and tight end Greg Olsen said it felt like they were at a barbeque.

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AP TOP 25 TAKEAWAYS: Clemson, UW fall, 'Bama clinches

The big victor in the latest ranking is Clemson. He's busy getting ready for Michigan State. Penn State (8-2), No. 9. So if expectations and match-ups hold, the four playoff teams may well be Alabama , Ohio State , Clemson and a pick between Louisville, Washington and the Penn State/Wisconsin Big Ten title victor, said ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit.

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Thanksgiving Cooking Hacks To Save the Holiday

Leftovers also make good carry-out items. Be sure to check it twice. It's what happens when amino acids combined with the sugars found in meat and many vegetables are heated above 300 F. I first heard of this Sam Greenberg on New Year's Eve last year when our friends, Dick and Linda Sher, generously hosted us at their home in Palm Springs, Calif.

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Indians' Terry Francona named 2016 American League Manager of the Year

Banister still has finished in the top two in the balloting in each of his first two seasons managing in the major leagues, and has two A.L. West division titles under his belt, as well. It was the second time in his Indians tenure he won the award. By leading the Tribe to the second best record in the American League (94-67) and miraculously managing a team that suffered a bevy of crucial injuries, Francona garnered plenty of positive attention from the BBWAA and was the only manager to be ...

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Rep. Tom Graves Statement on House GOP Leadership Elections

On Tuesday, the GOP re-elected Paul Ryan to continue on as House Speaker, but House Democrats delayed their decision on leadership. The shock of Trump's victory instantly defused the rising tensions within the House GOP's ranks, as the conservatives who were planning to blame Ryan in the event of his defeat fell in line instead.

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Unusual tiff between Fox's Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly

MCEVERS: I guess in this weird way, like, this year, your year of Trump , while it was a scary in some ways and hard in other ways year - has also been a good year for you - I mean a book deal, an offer of $20 million contract from Fox. Kelly , 45, is seen as a major part of Fox's future and network management is eager to sign her beyond her current contract, which expires next July.

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Redfern Review: Focus on First Time Buyers and Launch Housing Commission

The decline in home ownership over the past six years is coupled with a sharp increase in renting, with 111,144 more people in the same age group now renting privately. Shadow housing secretary John Healey, who commissioned the report, said: "The shrinking opportunity for young people on ordinary incomes to own a home is at the centre of the growing gulf between housing haves and housing have-nots".

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List of stores in South Africa offering Black Friday 2016 deals

In recent years, more retailers have been staying open on Thanksgiving Day . And while the consulting firm expects fewer shoppers on Black Friday itself this year, that doesn't mean stores will be quiet. early Friday and reopen at 8 a.m. While dozens of those will be closed this year, the department stores, movie theaters, restaurants and retailers with exterior entrances have the option to open on Thanksgiving.

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Denver first city in US to allow pot in bars, restaurants

The new ordinance is created to change that-allowing people to gather and use marijuana in businesses that obtain special permits. In October, State Representative Jonathan Singer, who endorsed the initiative, told The Denver Post the law may also curb citations issued to people who light up in public.

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After domestic hardships, Narendra Modi should bring back black money stashed overseas

The daily limit on withdrawal from ATMs was increased from the existing Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 2,500 per day in the recalibrated ATMs. Just under a week after the government's shock announcement, the Reserve Bank of India on Monday constituted a task force to provide guidance for the re-calibration and reactivation of the cash dispensing machines .

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'Supermoon' lights up sky around the world

A full supermoon therefore occurs when the full moon is at the perigee of its orbit around earth. The full moon is bigger and brighter than it's been in decades, delighting stargazers, photographers and anyone who's taken a moment or two to look up at the nighttime sky over the past day or two.

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Boston officials seek advice on legal pot issues

Under a ballot question approved by MA voters last week, people 21 and over will be allowed to possess and grow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use starting December 15. Supporters of the measure said they would make Denvar the first city in the U.S. that would allow cannabis buffs to enjoy it socially without fear of legal action.

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India to use indelible ink to ensure people change cash only once

The government on Tuesday declared that banks will use indelible ink marks - as is done to prevent bogus voting - to prevent people from making multiple cash exchanges after the demonetization of high-value currency notes. At present, a person can change old notes worth Rs.4,500. He also said the upper limit for weekly withdrawals from bank accounts has been raised to Rs 24,000 from Rs 20,000.

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Pheasant with Trump's Hairstyle Becomes Internet Star

While some are wondering if the little red Chinese pheasant actually does look like Trump, many are insisting that it looks better. Although Little Red may now be famous for his golden coif, his name was given to him because of his extremely red feathers.

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Obama arrives in Greece ready for questions on Trump

On Dec. 19, Green and the other electors will meet at the North Carolina State Capitol and cast their votes officially for the Trump-Pence ticket, representing the state. George W. Bush defeated Al Gore in 2000 after receiving fewer popular votes. When I was elected to Congress in 1994, replacing a distinguished 30-year incumbent, many were in disbelief, frustrated that a new person held office.

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Irish schoolboy saved from spinning tumble dryer by family pooch

Recounting how Teddy almost wasn't in the house on Sunday, Gillian continued: "A couple of minutes before I had went upstairs and I had let Teddy out to go to the toilet". Reilly, who has Down's Syndrome, suffered burns to areas including his head, back and arms but is in good spirits, according to his family. Kids have suffocated and the heat drawing the air could have killed Riley quicker.

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Iraqi forces assessing damage to Nimrud site

Hikmet also reiterated the difficulty posed for Iraqi-led forces by the potential for civilian casualties among the dense urban population, saying the utmost care was being taken not to bomb civilians. They have yet to enter from the northern and the southern sides. Iraqi officials say bombings in and around Baghdad have killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 50.

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Analyst EPS Forecast Coverage: Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC)

Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. Tenet Healthcare Corp. has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $31.57. Equities research analysts predict that Tenet Healthcare Corp. will post $1.19 EPS for the current year. In related news, Director Ronald A. Rittenmeyer purchased 15,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 11th.

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Anti-Obama protesters in Athens to test police ban

The last time the president-elect lost the popular vote was the 2000 election between Al Gore and George W. Bush , who became the country's 43rd president. "You've seen some of the rhetoric among Republican elected officials and activists and media". The FBI and Republican investigations of Secretary Clinton's emails amounted to nothing and it may have cost her the election.

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Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner

The Thanksgiving Dinner is open to all in our community, from singles to entire families. Volunteers are needed in the preparing for the meal, cooking and assisting in the kitchen during the day of the event, serving, homebound meals (drivers), cleaning up, and in providing entertainment.

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Mayors of 'sanctuary cities' say they'll fight Trump's plans

The suspect had been in the custody of ICE, but was turned over to the San Francisco County Sheriff's Department on drug charge warrants. Los Angeles became the first such sanctuary city in 1979, and in MA, several communities have followed suit: Cambridge, Somerville, Chelsea, Orleans, Northampton, and Springfield.

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High blood pressure affects 1.13 billion people, says new study

The research also showed that much of the rise in the number of people with high blood pressure over the last 40 years is also due to a larger, and older, world population. "High blood pressure is the leading risk factor for stroke and heart disease, and kills around 7.5 million people worldwide every year. It is a problem of the world's poorest countries and people".

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Says he could have won popular vote

She now has about 1 million more popular votes than Trump. Trump has captured 290 Electoral College votes to 232 for Clinton with MI still undecided, the Times says. "The two generations before ours voted strictly politically, it was very political, for our generation, this election was personal". Senator Boxer's legislation would amend the Constitution of the United States and abolish the Electoral College .

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Democrats Introduce Bill To Abolish Electoral College

But there is nothing in the Constitution that would prevent any of the electors from refusing to support the candidate who won their state. Trump had 289 electoral votes over Clinton's 232, with MI remaining too close to call. Just the same, more people voted for Clinton, which has some of her fans crying foul and some scholars debating the merits of the system. Only Nebraska and Mane can split electoral votes.

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Number of Cigarette Smokers Drop Nationwide

Although the CDC is happy with less smokers, they say more anti-tobacco action is still needed. The university is participating in a national effort to curb tobacco use through a one-day awareness campaign aligned with national not-for-profit organizations and colleges.

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Child safety group releases annual list of unsafe toys

Although the packaging suggests the toy should never be used to shoot another person or animal, W.A.T.C.H acknowledges that the toy works similarly to a slingshot, and can shoot up to 30 feet, causing a potential eye injury. "Our hope for the future is that no unsafe toys will be found on toy store shelves". Toy manufacturers who make up the list pointed out that their products have not been recalled and are not being tested for any safety issue.

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First CRISPR Clinical Trial Commences

Cancer-focused CRISPR technology involves taking a set of molecular shears and the guiding molecule Cas9 in order to cut out unwanted genes in immune cells that may help proliferate cancers. Participants will be monitored for six months to determine whether the injections are causing serious adverse effects. CRISPR-Cas9 is a technique that borrows from the way bacterial cells defend themselves against infections by viruses known as phages.

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Students Across Seattle Walk Out of Class to Protest Trump

I don't think it's going to be that bad. "Show that DCPS students refuse to allow Trump's campaign to divide us", the flier reads. Some drivers high-fived students as they passed, CNN affiliate WJLA reported . "We want our students to know they are not alone", Superintendent Michelle King said Monday . Demonstrations ranged from hundreds to thousands of people in major cities such as New York, Portland, Philadelphia and San Francisco over the past week.

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Khloe Kardashian unveils new The Biggest Loser-style reality show, Revenge Body

Khloe Kardashian has been given her very own E! reality series. Now the 32-year-old is helping others reach their weight loss goals, with new E! series, "Revenge Body With Khloé Kardashian". "If I was stressed out or sad, I would eat", she explains in the show's first trailer (below). "So, I had to learn how to then put all of my energy into something positive and healthy for me, which how I fell in love with working out".

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Salman Khan to romance Katrina Kaif in Karan Johar's next

The duo together made fun of Katrina Kaif, and according to reports, Karan Johar who is a great friend of Katrina Kaif reacted weirdly to this and later shares a smile with Ranbir and Ranveer. This new look was released by the makers on 14 November - Children's Day and as is apparent from the still, Ranbir Kapoor is letting out his inner child.