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Local residents will join people across the nation in laying wreaths on the graves of veterans Saturday. Veterans were honored at the Wreaths Across America ceremony on Monday morning at the Capitol Rotunda. Both wreath sponsorships and the donation of volunteer time make the annual event a success. Family members of these veterans have been invited to attend and lay wreaths on the graves of their family member.
  • Tillerson: US Willing to Talk to N. Korea Without Preconditions

    Tillerson: US Willing to Talk to N. Korea Without Preconditions

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    Tillerson had acknowledged that it would be unrealistic for Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program before talks could begin, as the nation's threat of war is one of its few bargaining chips. Trump and Kim have been trading barbs and personal insults for months, with Kim even sentencing Trump to death . Sanders noted that the Trump administration has from the very beginning been very tough on Russian Federation, and has taken steps to put pressure on Moscow.
  • Comment about Jews by Roy Moore's wife sparks new ridicule

    Comment about Jews by Roy Moore's wife sparks new ridicule

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    It's not one of Alabama's biggest counties - it ranks 19th out of 67 in population- but its racial demographics are fairly representative of the state as a whole, as about two-thirds of the county's residents are white. Even though Trump endorsed odd in the runoff, Moore refrained from attacking the president. Moore, meanwhile, sounded his usual religious notes.
  • Avalanche in J&K's Gurez sector; five soldiers missing

    Avalanche in J&K's Gurez sector; five soldiers missing

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    According to reports, three soldiers of army's 36 RR unit stationed at Bagtor Gurez sector are missing since last night after an avalanche hit the army camp. The present weather conditions are like to continue till Friday. Srinagar too received its first snowfall after day-long rains with roads covered in 2-3 inches of snow.
  • European Union warns Britain against Brexit deal 'backtracking'

    European Union warns Britain against Brexit deal 'backtracking'

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    Mr Davis - the UK's Brexit secretary - said he was quoted out of context. Meanwhile, UK prime minister Theresa May hailed an interim Brexit deal as proof that UK could leave the European Union in a "smooth and orderly way". His tweet includes pictures of amendments, signed by himself, Manfed Weber, Gabrielle Zimmer and others, noting that Davis' statement on Sunday is a "risk to undermine the good faith built up during the negotiations" and that talks can only progress if "the United Kingdom ...
  • Nepal polls: Left alliance secures two-third majority in parliament

    Nepal polls: Left alliance secures two-third majority in parliament

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    According to French news agency AFP, the Communist CPN-UML party and the former Maoist rebels were set to win 84 seats, while the ruling center-left Nepali Congress tumbled to just 13 seats. With the vote counting for one seat left by 11 pm (local time) on Tuesday, the data from the Election Commission of Nepal showed 80 seats for the UML followed by ally Maoist Centre with victory over 36 seats.
  • Thousands rally in Nigeria against US Jerusalem move

    Thousands rally in Nigeria against US Jerusalem move

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    Most countries consider East Jerusalem , which Israel annexed after capturing it in a 1967 war, to be occupied territory and say the status of the city should be decided at future Israeli-Palestinian talks. It is likely to upend the current peace process. Pence's office was formally notified Sunday about the decision. The protest on Sunday, organised by the Islamist Prosperous Justice Party, was the second since USA president Donald Trump's decision on Thursday.
  • Speed-up upgradation work on Jammu-Srinagar NH: JK CS

    Speed-up upgradation work on Jammu-Srinagar NH: JK CS

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    Baseer Ahmed Khan, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, confirmed to an official of the Traffic Department that the highway should be closed for traffic during this time. Moderate snowfall and heavy rain forced the closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and the Mughal Road connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country.
  • MA is the healthiest state in the nation, a new report finds

    MA is the healthiest state in the nation, a new report finds

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    This year marks the first that MA has held the distinction as the healthiest state in America. The 50 states of the US might be united, but they differ vastly when it comes to health, according to a new report . An area in which Oklahoma is better than the national average, low birthweight, saw the state improve to 7.9 percent. The report from the nonprofit advocacy group Mental Health America compared all 50 states and Washington, DC on things like prevalence of mental health issues and ...
  • Shankar murder: Kausalya hails verdict, but wants her mother also punished

    Shankar murder: Kausalya hails verdict, but wants her mother also punished

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    According to the prosecution, Chinnasamy hired a gang to murder Shankar. "Even when the verdict was pronounced, there were unruly scenes on the court campus". These included All India Democratic Women's Federation and the Untouchability Eradication Front - both affiliated to CPM; Dalit party VCK, which donated Rs 1 lakh to Shankar's family, and several NGOs and individuals.
  • 12 special courts to try cases against politicians: Govt to Supreme Court

    12 special courts to try cases against politicians: Govt to Supreme Court

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    It further submitted that the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance has given in-principle approval for the same on 8 December. Meanwhile, the Centre said that the matter was under consideration, and that it was examining the recommendations of the Law Commission and Election Commission for imposing a life ban on convicted MPs and MLAs from electoral politics.
  • Nevadans enrolling in health insurance exchange down to the wire

    Nevadans enrolling in health insurance exchange down to the wire

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    The record pace is likely due to awareness that the open enrollment period was cut roughly in half, Ray said. North Carolina's governor is asking the federal government to extend the enrollment period for Affordable Care Act insurance. The markets cater to people who don't have access to a job-based plan, and participation is expected to dip somewhat next year. Health navigators are available in Wichita to help people complete applications for health insurance through the Affordable ...