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The last convention was held in 1967. If that ballot initiative passed, there would have been a later vote to select delegates, and a third vote would take place after the constitutional convention ended to choose whether or not to accept the recommendations that came out of the convention.
  • USA to soon stage drill with three carriers as Trump visits Asia

    USA to soon stage drill with three carriers as Trump visits Asia

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    The three aircraft carriers are expected to link up in the Sea of Japan later this week off the Korean Peninsula, a US defense official tells Fox News. On Wednesday, the Pentagon officially announced that the three strike carrier groups will jointly conduct drills forces from Saturday to Tuesday. "Multiple carrier strike force operations are very complex, and this exercise in the Western Pacific is a strong testament to the U.S.
  • Detained man found to have snake in his trousers

    Detained man found to have snake in his trousers

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    The man then confessed to the officers that he had been concealing a live snake in his trousers, and proceeded to reveal a 14-inch royal python - also known as a ball python. 'Before being taken into custody, the man was searched, ' he added. On Wednesday, police said they were searching for the owner of the snake and trying to determine whether "the non-species appropriate-transport", or the man's trousers, was a violation of animal protection laws.
  • The ConocoPhillips (COP) Stock Rating Upgrade by Vetr Inc

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    The average estimate of Wall Street analysts had projected 0.08. ConocoPhillips, the largest USA independent oil and natural gas producer, said on Wednesday it will spend an average of $5. Moreover, Guggenheim Capital Lc has 0.11% invested in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) for 909,251 shares. This represents a $1.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.98%.
  • China soy imports fall in October as delays hit shipments

    China soy imports fall in October as delays hit shipments

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    Imports slowed to a year-on-year pace of 17.2% for the month, down from a revised rise of 18.6% a month earlier (previously 18.7%). The volume is equivalent to around 37 percent of China's crude imports previous year. Most of the decline in annual growth was due to shifts in the timing of the Mid-Autumn Festival which meant that there were fewer working days last month than in October 2016, Julian Evans-Pritchard, an economist at Capital Economics, said.
  • Pentagon Knew Of Lapses Reporting Crimes To FBI

    Pentagon Knew Of Lapses Reporting Crimes To FBI

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    Devin Patrick Kelley , the gunman in Sunday's attack, was convicted of assault against his wife and stepson in an Air Force court-martial in 2012. There a question of whether the former airman was legally able to buy guns because of his domestic violence conviction.
  • Veterans Day 2017: Best free meals & military discounts, deals

    Veterans Day 2017: Best free meals & military discounts, deals

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    Seven entrees available free (not including beverages, sales tax or tip) on Saturday. Free appetizer or entree on Friday. Cicis Pizza - Free pizza buffet if you show a valid Military ID. From 5 p.m.to close, all US military members, veterans and military spouses can score a buy-one-get-one-free burrito, bowl, salad or tacos. Michael's is offering 15% off for veterans all year.
  • Blumenthal, Murphy join other Democratic senators to introduce assault weapons ban

    Blumenthal, Murphy join other Democratic senators to introduce assault weapons ban

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    While the gun ban was in effect, gun violence fell but a study from the University of Pennsylvania concluded "we can not clearly credit the ban with any of the nation's recent drop in gun violence". Now, with the death tolls from mass shootings higher than ever , Sen. It would also ban magazines of more than 10 rounds. With Republicans in the majority in both chambers in Congress and President Donald Trump, who has opposed most gun controls since his 2016 campaign, the ban faces a almost ...
  • Veterans' Day events are November 10, 11

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    A 21-gun salute will sound, followed by the playing of "Taps". "We want to remind them why we should be so grateful to our veterans". An all-school assembly will follow in the high school gym. - The Bingham County Historical Society sponsors a "Veterans' Appreciation Meeting" at 6 p.m.at the Blackfoot Senior Citizen Center, 20 E. Pacific St., Blackfoot.
  • VP Mike Pence to visit Texas Wednesday to visit church shooting site

    VP Mike Pence to visit Texas Wednesday to visit church shooting site

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    Just weeks after that horrific event, the vice president and wife, Karen, arrived at a San Antonio military air base with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and U.S. Prior to their flight, Cuellar, whose district includes Sutherland Springs, spoke to CBS News regarding the aftermath of the deadly shooting. Everybody knows everybody that got killed.