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State of Emergency Declared in Tennessee amid Wildfires

By that time, wildfires were raging in the area. "If you look for it, you can find evidence of past wildfires in and around Gatlinburg", said biogeographer Henri Grissino-Mayer of the University of Tennessee. Ramsey said 41 years of work went up in less than three hours. "We call that the Smokey Bear effect". Gatlinburg holds memories for a good many of those who have been reading this column for so long.

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Adidas ends IAAF sponsorship three years early

It was the first time in history a nation had been banned for doping. The next major global track and field event for Russians is the European Indoor Championships to be held from March 3-5 in Belgrade, Serbia. "It is the Russians themselves who have to do the work at the end of the day". It is understood the IAAF is getting increasingly frustrated with the pace of change.

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IAAF congress to vote on broad reforms

Van Niekerk arrived in Monaco on Wednesday, after being listed as one of three finalists for the Male World Athlete of the Year accolade, while a debate about the future of global athletics was raging on the sidelines. Coe recalled how IAAF offices were raided by French police officers who seized files after he took over as president in 2015. He noted that the further, recent "grotesque" revelations of wrongdoing under Diack spoke of "extraordinary sums of money allegedly changing hands".

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Finally! You can download shows from Netflix

But, as mentioned earlier, expect additional series and movies to be available in the coming weeks. Unfortunately, not all movies and TV shows are available to watch offline (at least for now). Downloads also have an expiry date and can not be copied to another device. They've kept their promise, and now it's finally possible to watch your favorite shows whenever and wherever you like, Wi-Fi or no Wi-Fi.

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Saudi king starts tour of Gulf Arab states with visit to UAE

Several Saudi government agencies were among the organizations attacked. According to security firm Palo Alto Networks: " Disttrack is a multipurpose tool that exhibits worm-like behavior by attempting to spread to other systems on a local network using stolen administrator credentials".

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Stock's Earning Overview: Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.26. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 124,845,759 shares of the company's stock worth $13,087,581,000 after buying an additional 2,824,724 shares during the period. The legal version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2016/12/03/sterling-investment-management-inc-has-1225000-stake-in-chevron-corp-cvx.html.

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Duterte says Trump wished his drug crackdown 'success'

But yesterday, Duterte said he "could sense a good rapport" with an "animated" Trump. But Duterte was pleased over the exchange with Trump. Duterte has been tilting toward China and Russian Federation in his foreign policy. In one speech, Duterte asked Obama to "go to hell". "He is perfectly capable of talking to Duterte in an open way without being wedded to previous policy failures", the source said.

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Sean Payton "not concerned" about Brandin Cooks' reported frustration

In their six-game win streak, they've beaten one team who now has a winning record, the 6-5 Ravens. Bell has one pass breakup in each of the last three games, and the rookie rarely comes off the field for New Orleans . That ability is even more apparent this season as Stafford - with a strong assist from the powerful right leg of kicker Matt Prater - repeatedly led the Lions back from the brink of defeat.

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England v Wallabies Preview: Can Australia deny England a record-equalling win?

The great games of the world - golf, tennis and rugby - stand alone because they have a standard of behaviour". Fly-half Bernard Foley has signaled the Wallabies' intent ahead of the trip to Twickenham, claiming that his side will be out for vengeance following a 3-0 whitewash in the summer.

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Russia Says Hopes Aleppo Situation Can Be Resolved by Year-End

At least 21 civilians were killed in a wave of artillery fire in east Aleppo on Wednesday morning that struck a neighborhood crowded with people displaced from other parts of the city. It has been divided in roughly two for the past four years, with the government controlling the west and rebels the east. "The bakeries don't have the capacity to meet the demand for bread in eastern Aleppo", he said.

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Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals Is Perfect For Tech Gadgets Christmas Shopping

All orders include free shipping and returns, and starting on December 16th, Microsoft will even throw in free expedited shipping. Microsoft contacted me about this change last night, but the 12 Days of Deals page is already available on the Microsoft Store web site .

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The debris of the ISS refueling vessel not found

Later on Thursday, Russia's Roscosmos space agency said that the astronauts now aboard the ISS would have enough to get by. There has been no indication of any damage in the sparsely populated area. The accident comes at a critical time because SpaceX, one of two US companies flying supplies to the station for NASA , has not yet returned to flight following a September 1 launch pad accident.

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Ivanka Trump Eyes a Surprising New Role

Given the emotional reactions that Donald Trump and climate change each trigger separately, they are especially combustible when combined. "The issues she's talking about are ones she's always talked about", a source close to her told Politico .

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Negligence in Rocket Engine Assembly Could Have Downed Russian Spacecraft

It was launched on Thursday from the Russian space center in Kazakhstan , carrying over 5000 pounds of supply to the station. Later on Thursday, Russia's Roscosmos space agency said that the astronauts now aboard the ISS would have enough to get by.

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Contact lost with Progress spaceship carrying 2.6 tons of cargo to ISS

However, NASA says that the data received from the spacecraft is not enough to definitively say what went wrong with the Progress . The Progress cargo ship lifted off as scheduled at 8:51 p.m. The investigation could delay the launch of the next Progress cargo ship, set for February 2, it reported. Russia's 2015 failed supply mission was brought back to Earth by the same problem.

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Marvel VS Capcom Infinite Officially Revealed at PSX

Capcom 4 is set to be released in 2017. It will be revealed at this weekend's PlayStation Experience and released in the second quarter of 2017. -X-Men will not be included, as the game will feature Marvel movie characters (which, of course, excludes X-Men).

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Russian cargo ship destroyed in launch failure

The Progress ship had lifted from the Space Launch Facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan . Update: According to Russia's space agency Roscosmos, most pieces of the falling spaceship burned up in the atmosphere above Siberia. But the astronauts were able to carry on as normal because the space agencies involved have built in redundancies and failsafes. Supplies are also being transported by private agencies rockets such as Falcon and SpaceX.

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Jobless Rate Hits Nine-Year Low

The drop in unemployment occurred mostly among men. The drop was a surprise: Jeff Carbone, co-founder and managing partner of Cornerstone Financial Partners, told International Business Times good jobs numbers Friday will guarantee a rate hike midmonth, and he thinks the stock market already has taken an interest rate hike into account, and though there might be a pullback initially, he said investors are likely to push stocks higher in the near term.

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Economy as Unemployment drops to 4.6 percent

The upshot was a fall in average weekly earnings. Average hourly earnings are projected to post a 2.8% gain in November from a year earlier, matching October's pace that was the fastest since 2009. Beyond job growth, attention will be paid to wages, which have risen quite slowly through the economic recovery. "The big fear right now is with interest rates as low as they are ...

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Trump didn't save as many Carrier jobs as he claimed

That means an estimated 400 to 500 workers at the plant, as well as 700 employees at another plant owned by related company in Huntington, Indiana, will still lose their jobs. Some economic development experts said the agreement is troubling. "They have money. They want to go out, they want to move to another country, and because our politicians are so dumb, they want to sell their product to us and not have any retribution, not have any effect".

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Energy minister assures all Russian companies will cut oil production

On Wednesday, the expired January Brent contract ended up $4.09 or 8.8 percent at $50.47. Lin said Global oil prices may rise to $60 a barrel by the middle of next year. Coal prices have risen by about 60 percent, and those of iron ore have more than doubled in a year. OPEC's agreement to cut production for the first time in eight years has the potential to balance the oil market, as long as everyone sticks to it, former Saudi Arabia Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said, Bloomberg reported .

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Oil Holds Gains after OPEC Output Deal

On Wednesday, Brent January contracts rose 8.8% and WTI pacts were up 9.3%. "Inventories have continued to weigh down on prices" and all of OPEC wants to see prices higher, he said. Despite the jump in prices, they are still only at September-October levels - when plans for a cut were first announced - and prices are at less than half their mid-2014 levels, when the global glut started.

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Samsung considering splitting company into two

USA activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation has also thrown its hat into the ring, echoing many calls for restructuring and also providing several ideas of its own, such as Samsung returning 75% of its profits each year after capital expenditures.

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Rob Gronkowski Out For Season

Gronkowski may give the Rams' defense one less thing to worry about, but Brady still has plenty of other weapons capable of having monster days as the Patriots look to continue pushing for that No. It's such a physical sport, it's hard to see people that you care about go through injuries and he's gone through his fair share, but I also know the resolve that he has, and that will never change with him.

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Trump On Duterte: President-Elect Endorses Philippine Leader's War On Drugs, Manila Says

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump expressed support for the Philippines' anti-illegal drugs campaign, President Rodrigo Duterte said . "It was a bit very encouraging in the sense that I supposed that what he really wanted to say was that we would be the last to interfere in the affairs of your own country".

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OPEC to meet non-OPEC producers on December 10 in Moscow

Azerbaijan said it was also willing to discuss cuts. The members agreed to daily production of 32.5 million barrels. Today, it announced it will meet with non-OPEC countries to finalize a pact on reducing production on December 10 in Moscow.

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ISIS Attempts to Claim OSU Attacker as Its 'Soldier'

On Tuesday, the Islamic State militant group called Artan a "a soldier " acting on its behalf via its news agency Amaq . Awlaki was a leader of al-Qaida who was killed by an American drone strike in Yemen. The Islamic State group has described other attackers around the world as its " soldiers " without specifically claiming to have organized the acts of violence.

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Chelsea boss was Manchester City's second choice after Pep Guardiola

While City featuring in a title battle only five months into Pep Guardiola's reign is hardly a surprise given the club's financial muscle and their Spanish manager's impeccable CV, Chelsea's presence at the top of the table is more unexpected.

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Asics to take over from Adidas as IAAF sponsor

The suspension was upheld earlier this year, ruling nearly all Russian track and field athletes out of the Rio Olympics. Russian Federation was kicked out of global athletics 13 months ago - with the track and field team missing the Rio Olympics this summer - after evidence was found of Cold War style state-sponsored doping.

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Russian Cargo Ship Has Crashed Minutes After it was Launched

Contact was lost with the supply ship six minutes after it took off and two minutes before it was set to go into orbit. Update: According to Russia's space agency Roscosmos , most pieces of the falling spaceship burned up in the atmosphere above Siberia.

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin stable after falling ill at South Pole

Aldrin tweeted along with a picture of himself posing with his suitcase outside of a plane. It said he was taken as a precaution on the first available flight to McMurdo Station, a USA research center on the Antarctic coast. In the photo, Aldrin is smiling in a hospital bed. Instead, Aldrin had to be airlifted yesterday on a stretcher alongside his manager, Christina Korp , who said his trip was "grueling".

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Carrier employee: Trump is 'my hero' after saving jobs

Carrier said in a statement that more than 1,000 jobs were saved, though that figure includes headquarters and engineering staff that were likely to stay in Indiana. But, he insisted, things are going to be different in his administration. Trump, who takes office on January 20, did not say what the consequences would be but during the election campaign he frequently threatened U.S.

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Donald Trump warns United States companies of punishment for leaving country

Mitch Daniels. "The IEDC has a fair amount of leeway, as they should, because there's no way for the legislature to understand what the particular circumstances might be at a point in time". Trump's deal with Carrier created an "uncomfortable" situation for the company, and went beyond politicians' remit, Fernando Turner, economy minister for Nuevo Leon, said in an interview.

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Cyber Monday Sets U.S. Record With $3.45 Billion of Sales: Chart

The narrowing gap highlights the capitulation of brick-and-mortar stores to the spending habits of their shoppers, who prefer the convenience of scouting deals from home to the challenge of battling fellow consumers at a store for limited bargains.

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Gambian official: President to concede defeat after 22 years

Yahya Jammeh has ruled the country since 1994 came into power following a military coup. Declaring Mr Barrow president for the next five years, Alieu Momarr Njai, head of Gambia's electoral commission, called for peace and tolerance following the initial shock.


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