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Wind Advisory in Effect for Big Island Beginning Dec. 5, AM

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Winds could gust as high as 35 miles per hour. Increasing winds and dropping humidity values will lead to a high fire danger in the area Monday afternoon. Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy - low around 24. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy - low around 25. Friday Night: 20 percent chance of snow before midnight, mostly cloudy - low around 21. Read More »

Army unveils all white uniforms for annual Navy game

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Army head coach Jeff Monken said in a statement that it was an honor for his team to represent the division during the game. The 10 Mountain Division was formed in 1943, and was originally called the 10 Light Alpine Division. The helmets feature a crossed ski pin that some soldiers unofficially wore to depict their alpine beginnings. On their right shoulders, Army players will wear the American flag as it looked during World War II meaning it will only feature 48 stars instead of 50 ... Read More »

4000 gun seizures ordered over failed background checks, reports say

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The FBI sought more than 4,000 requests a year ago to retrieve guns from buyers who should've been blocked by the background check system. The outlet reported it was not clear how many gun seizure requests agents successfully executed a year ago, or how many weapons were ultimately recovered. Read More »

Israel Fired Missiles, Three Intercepted Near Damascus

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Loud explosions were heard in the area. A witness told Reuters thick smoke could be seen rising over the Jamaraya region. Israel has reportedly launched air strikes at a Syrian military research facility in the Damascus countryside, local media report, claiming that the country's air defense systems engaged and destroyed three out of at least six incoming missiles. Read More »

TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, high near 50

There will be a 10 percent chance of isolated showers and mainly for southeastern portions of the Big Country. Breezy, with a light west-northwest wind becoming north northwest 11 to 16 miles per hour in the morning. Chance of precipitatTuesday Night: Rain. There will be a 60 percent chance of rain. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Read More »

Ashlee Hatterman, 13-year-old runaway, found safe in Mexico City

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It remains unclear if any arrests were made in the case. As reported by the Houston Chronicle , relatives believe that Hattermann was lured by a sexual predator secretly messaging her for months. "She told me she was here all week, visiting her boyfriend". Debi Tengler is Chief Relations Officer with Arrow Child & Family ministries, which rehabilitates minors recovering from sex trafficking. Read More »

Texas cop fatally shot while serving warrant, suspect in custody

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City officials said the officer, identified as Kenneth Copeland, 58, was serving a warrant in the El Camino Real subdivision along with other officers when the suspect shot the officer multiple times. According to Chief Stapp, Copeland was wearing his ballistic vest, and the bullets did not penetrate it. The shooting happened near Bowie Elementary School located at 4020 Monterey Oak said police. Read More »

Analyst's Viewpoint About Global Payments Inc. (GPN), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

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Reilly Financial Advisors Llc acquired 16,920 shares as Exxon Mobil Corp ( XOM)'s stock rose 0.21%. Accredited Investors Inc.'s holdings in Exxon Mobil were worth $732,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Farmers National Bank decreased Colgate Palmolive Co (NYSE:CL) stake by 4,694 shares to 57,185 valued at $4.24M in 2017Q2. It also reduced Freeport (NYSE:FCX) stake by 59,200 shares and now owns 52,800 shares. Read More »

ABC News president excoriates staff over Brian Ross' Michael Flynn error

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Kellyanne Conway has said she would fire ABC correspondent Brian Ross over his erroneous report on the Russian Federation probe if she were his boss-conveniently forgetting or choosing not to mention her own well-publicized errors. ABC later issued a clarification, saying its source had, in fact, indicated that the orders from Trump came during the presidential transition, after the November 2016 election. Read More »

North Korean nuclear tests sickening residents with 'ghost disease,' defectors say

North Korea's infamous nuclear test site, a facility in Punggye-ri in Kilju County, has always been reported to maintain the standards one might expect for a pariah government low on everything but zeal and weaponry. Lee eventually managed to escape from her home in Kilju County in 2010, and is now living in the South Korean capital Seoul. "A lot of epidemiological or radiobiological studies have brought evidence that exposure to ionizing radiation can cause cancer and leukaemia", Dr Klervi ... Read More »

First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (FR) Hit 52-Week High

Therefore 14% are positive. First Ind. Rlty had 25 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, November 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) has risen 19.17% since December 3, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.20% the S&P500. Since June 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $473,440 activity. Read More »

Sicko arrested for biting out eye of parent's pet Shih Tzu

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Aaron Kluger, 20, was arrested for allegedly torturing and injuring an animal, according to a press release from the Nassau County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. "He said he was playing with the dog and it may have happened, but other people were able to tell us that he was the one who bit the dog's eye out". Kluger, of Port Washington, was hit with a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge, and is due back in court December 27. Read More »

Farah Khan's 'Mannerless People' Tweet Meant Kapil Sharma, The Internet Thinks

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The invitation was for the screening of Kapil's latest release " Firangi " and he has apparently sent it to the choreographer-director on Whatsapp, which she thought was extremely rude and unprofessional. " Firangi " is a period comedy film set in the pre-independent era. Poor words of mouth have also not helped the movie at all. Firangi , which was marred by the negativity surrounding brand Kapil Sharma after his mid-air brawl with fellow comedian Sunil Grover in March earlier this year, ... Read More »

Cyclone Ockhi: 531 fishermen rescued

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The Committee also took stock of the preparedness activities in Maharashtra and Gujarat which are likely to be impacted by the cyclone. Commodore G Prakash, Commanding Officer of INS Venduruthy told reporters in Kochi that the Indian Navy has rescued 25 people from Lakshadweep and picked 13 people off the Kerala coast. Read More »

House Republicans Set to Push Stopgap Funding Without Democrats

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Hudson expressed confidence that the Republican votes are there in the House. The vote fell along party lines, with 51 republicans voting in favor of the bill, and 49 democrats and one republican voting against it. On the individual side, the top tax rate paid by the highest-income earners would be cut slightly. U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) leaves the Senate floor during votes on the Republican tax plan in Washington November 30, 2017. Read More »

Political Analyst: 'After Saleh's Death We Will Witness Massacre in Yemen'

On Saturday, Mr Saleh offered to "turn a new page" with the Saudi-led coalition backing Mr Hadi if it stopped attacking Yemen and ended its crippling blockade. He was appointed president to succeed Ahmed al-Ghashmi, who was assassinated in 1978. "The president will soon announce a general amnesty for all those who collaborated with the Huthis in recent months and who have retracted that allegiance", said Prime Minister Ahmad Obaid bin Daghr. Read More »

That's nuts! Squirrel responsible for ruining Christmas lights in Sea Girt

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The tree lighting ceremony went on with no hiccups and the vandals didn't show up. Meanwhile, police planned to keep a close eye on the display in an effort to catch those responsible. The discovery of the cut wires came just a week after pumpkins were found smashed outside Fratello's Italian Restaurant. Mystery solved. The damage to the Christmas display in Sea Girt was not an act of vandals. Read More »

Giroud urged to find playing solution

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Olivier Giroud has been told he needs to play more games and consider a move away from Arsenal in order to boost his chances of a starring role for France at the World Cup . Now it seems he has been told by the France manager Didier Deschamps , that he is in danger of missing this summer's World Cup if he doesn't play first team football. Read More »

Trump tries to block Mitt Romney from becoming Utah senator

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But the senator's office insists it's not to block former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney from getting into the race. Breitbart editor in chief and former Trump advisor Steven Bannon also is reportedly trying to keep Romney from running for Senate in his effort to keep establishment Republicans out of Washington. Read More »

Hussain, Hassan declared fugitive by accountability court

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The Islamabad High Court on Monday rejected former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's plea to club all his National Accountability Bureau references. Nawaz's counsel Azam Nazir Tarar argued before the two-member bench that the accountability court had noted the similarities between the references. Read More »

Mattis urges Pakistan to 'redouble' efforts against Islamist militants

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Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday that the civil-military leadership was on the same page in meetings with US Secretary of Defence James Mattis. we expect them to act in their own best interest, and in support of peace and regional stability", Mattis said told reporters traveling with him this week. Read More »

Man describes mom finding Tess Richey's body

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On CP24, there was a discussion of how and why police concluded that the death might be from natural causes. Calls for a comment to the Toronto Police Professional Standards-Investigative Unit have gone unreturned. Investigators have been checking video surveillance in the area but say it isn't clear if cameras at the construction site were in operation. Tess had left her sister, Rachel Richey's home, around 11:30 p.m. Read More »

Supreme Court won't review Texas decision against same-sex benefits

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In June 2017, pressure from Texas GOP leaders who oppose gay marriage pushed the all-Republican Texas Supreme Court to agree with them, despite having originally rejected the case in 2016. They also see a chance for Texas to defend religious liberty under a state gay marriage ban that voters approved in 2005. The case will now return to the Houston District Court, and the issue of whether the spouses of gays and lesbians must be afforded employment benefits will go through the court system ... Read More »

Ex-Rep. Corinne Brown Given Five Year Prison Sentence Over Sham Charity

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The 71-year-old Brown will be allowed to turn herself in no earlier than January 8. She spoke to a Florida region that included Jacksonville amid her about 25-year vocation. In November, Corrigan agreed to reduce the sentencing guideline ranges for Brown's accomplices Ronnie Simmons and Carla Wiley because their cooperation and testimony helped convict the former congresswoman. Read More »

Dershowitz: Come on, you can't charge Trump with obstruction

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Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) made that argument yesterday on NBC's Meet the Press , telling Chuck Todd that the Senate Judiciary Committee has almost completed its review of the matter. He writes after years under fired FBI director James Comey , "with the phony and dishonest Clinton investigation (and more )", the agency's reputation "is in Tatters - worst in History!'" The president also retweeted a tweet suggesting FBI Director Chris Wray "needs to clean house". Read More »

Supreme Court taking up sports betting case

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Many believe sports betting will soon be legal in the state because of the court's 80 percent overturn rate and changing public attitudes toward gambling. The law prohibits sports betting operations by states and third parties but does not require them to take any affirmative action whatsoever. Current U.S. Read More »

State Senate To Meet Monday Afternoon To Discuss Hefner Allegations

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Last week, an investigation by the Boston Globe revealed that four men were allegedly sexually assaulted and harassed by Bryon Hefner , 30, Rosenberg's husband. The Senate was expected to vote later Monday on a plan to appoint an independent investigator whose focus likely would be on whether Rosenberg knew about Hefner's alleged behavior, or if Hefner had any clout when it came to matters before the chamber. Read More »