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Here in Acadiana, Black Friday is a family tradition

Here in Acadiana, Black Friday is a family tradition Some say Thanksgiving deserves it's day, cautioning others to enjoy the holiday before putting the tree up and jumping into Christmas. "The Herald Angels Sing" played from stores and along the mall's concourse as shoppers searched for specific gifts and bargains. [Full Article...]

London Tube Gunfire Scare Injures At Least 15 Commuters - Ambulance

London Tube Gunfire Scare Injures At Least 15 Commuters - Ambulance Police said they were responding "as if the incident is terrorist related", sending armed officers to the scene, cordoning off several blocks and telling people to avoid the area. No casualty has been reported so far. The British Transport Police or BTP said the station has been evacuated and has been closed for now. "Within... [Full Article...]

Myanmar and Bangladesh have Reached an Agreement to Return the Rohingya Refugees

Myanmar and Bangladesh have Reached an Agreement to Return the Rohingya Refugees On Wednesday, the USA toughened its stance on Myanmar , accusing the country's security forces of perpetrating "horrendous atrocities" against the Rohingyas that amount to "ethnic cleansing" of the Muslim minority. Rohingya Muslims in the majority Buddhist country of Myanmar have been denied citizenship since 1982 and are not officially counted as one of the country's official 135 ethnic gro... [Full Article...]

Winter Session of the Parliament to start from December 15, 2017

Winter Session of the Parliament to start from December 15, 2017 According to sources, the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs had met on Wednesday and chose to end the Parliamentary winter session by January 5. "In a democracy, when elections are held, political parties address people directly". Elections and Parliament sessions normally don't overlap. Even for the winter session, either dates have been deferred, altered, or broken into two - in the p... [Full Article...]

Man 'beheaded' with his heart ripped out

Man 'beheaded' with his heart ripped out The gang members allegedly had planned the killing for two weeks, according to court documents. WASHINGTON | Several members of the gang of ultra-violent original salvadoran MS-13, held in contempt by Donald Trump, have brutally murdered a man larded up of more than 100 stabbings in the suburbs of Washington, says the local police. [Full Article...]

Christmas tree shortage could send stock down, prices up

Christmas tree shortage could send stock down, prices up Last year, we got Christmas tree cornflake and marshmallow treats and Christmas tree hair - and this year, it's the trees themselves that are getting a twist. And while procuring the trees hasn't been as easy as years past, Clark said, they are making due. "The donation benefits so many kids", Cooper said. [Full Article...]

Eastern Partnership declaration adopted in Brussels

Eastern Partnership declaration adopted in Brussels However, the European Union has stressed the Eastern Partnership initiative is not an European Union accession process. The summit will discuss how to further strengthen cooperation in the four priority areas agreed in Riga: stronger economy - economic development and better market opportunities; stronger governance - strengthening of institutions and good governance; stronger connectivity -... [Full Article...]

At Least 200 Dead In Egypt Mosque Attack

At Least 200 Dead In Egypt Mosque Attack Militants have mostly targeted security forces in their attacks, but have also tried to expand beyond the peninsula by hitting Egyptian Christian churches and pilgrims. "The world can not tolerate terrorism , we must defeat them militarily and discredit the extremist ideology that forms the basis of their existence!" the president said. [Full Article...]

Texas trooper killed during traffic stop ID'd

Texas trooper killed during traffic stop ID'd According to the Navarro County Office of Emergency Management, the incident happened around 4 p.m.in neighboring Freestone County, south of Fairfield on Interstate 45. Texas officials have issued a Blue Alert after a Texas State Trooper was shot and killed southeast of Dallas Thursday (Nov. 23). A Texas state trooper is dead after he was shot during a Thanksgiving traffic stop in East Texas. [Full Article...]

Michael Flynn Breaks Up With Trump's Lawyers

Michael Flynn Breaks Up With Trump's Lawyers The ending of the agreement was later confirmed by The Washington Post, while representives for both Flynn and Trump released no comment to the papers. Months after first signing on, the group registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, saying that its work "could be construed to have principally benefitted the Republic of Turkey". [Full Article...]

Bombing suspect Hafix Saeed removed from house arrest

Bombing suspect Hafix Saeed removed from house arrest Reacting to the Pakistani judicial body's order, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, "We have read reports on the release of internationally proscribed terrorist Hafiz Saeed from house arrest by Pakistan". "It astounds me that we keep giving Pakistan money - military and foreign aid - and they're a haven for terror groups from the Taliban to LeT ". "This is victory of Pakistan's freedom and God ... [Full Article...]

Wife, mother to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav, ensure safety

Wife, mother to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav, ensure safety Pakistan's Foreign Office said on Friday that Jadhav would be allowed to meet his wife on Pakistani soil. India has also sought a sovereign guarantee from Pakistan that Jadhav's family members would not be harassed or questioned when they visit him, the paper said, adding that Pakistan is yet to respond to India's message. [Full Article...]

Black Friday fervour wanes as some consumers, retailers shun practice

Black Friday fervour wanes as some consumers, retailers shun practice Which day is best for bargains? There was little sign of frenzy early on Friday. For Gretchen Manmiller of Fleetwood and her daughter Victoria, a freshman at Fleetwood High School, Black Friday capped 12 hours of shopping on Thursday night and Friday morning that produced a windfall: $3,000 worth of gifts and goods that, thanks to holiday deals, cost them only about $1,000. [Full Article...]

Iraq launches final sweep to flush out Daesh

Iraq launches final sweep to flush out Daesh Videos and pictures of Soleimani, who commands the Quds Force, the branch of the Guards responsible for operations beyond Iran's borders, have been posted frequently by Iranian media in recent years, showing him at frontline positions in battles against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria . [Full Article...]

US Declares North Korea As A State Sponsor Of Terrorism

US Declares North Korea As A State Sponsor Of Terrorism The U.S. first put North Korea on the terror sponsor list for the 1987 bombing of a South Korean commercial plane, which killed all 115 people aboard. In recent months, the North conducted its most powerful nuclear test yet and tested a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that could potentially reach the US mainland if perfected. [Full Article...]

Here Is What Is on the Menu at President Trump's Thanksgiving Dinner

Here Is What Is on the Menu at President Trump's Thanksgiving Dinner President Trump will also take time from his holiday to thank troops serving overseas Thursday, calling members of the military in Afghanistan, Iraq , on the USS Monterey, and in Turkey and Bahrain, the White House said. Trump told the troops they could look forward at home to the benefits of "big, attractive fat tax cuts", a stock market at record highs, jobs and economic growth. [Full Article...]

South Carolina Highway Patrol cracking down on texting and driving

South Carolina Highway Patrol cracking down on texting and driving In fact, on this very day past year there were 54 crashed on I-40 in Tennessee. Last year, more than 10,000 crashes occurred in Florida over the Thanksgiving holiday. area. College kids who return home for the holidays "want to go out with their hometown friends and they want to do that at the watering hole", Blackwood said. [Full Article...]

Clippers G Patrick Beverley undergoes knee surgery

Clippers G Patrick Beverley undergoes knee surgery New Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley missed two weeks of action with a knee injury prior to returning on Monday. With Paul and Redick gone and Beverley and Serbian rookie Milos Teodosic injured, L.A.is down to Austin Rivers , Lou Williams and Sindavious Thornwell, none of whom makes for an ideal floor general. [Full Article...]

We'll spare no effort to defend lawmaker Kerimov detained in France

We'll spare no effort to defend lawmaker Kerimov detained in France Suleiman Kerimov , a senator in the Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, who has an estimated fortune of €5.3 billion, is being questioned in connection with the alleged laundering of funds amassed in a tax fraud. [Full Article...]

Victims of gymnastics doctor blame university

Victims of gymnastics doctor blame university Larry Nassar is now awaiting sentencing for child pornography charges. Three of his victims were under 13 years old, and the others were between 13-15 years of age. In addition to being part of the 2012 Olympic women's gymnastics team known as the "Fierce Five", Douglas also was a member of the 2016 "Final Five" that competed in the Rio de Janeiro. [Full Article...]


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