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by | December 01, 2017 | 06:40

We hit all three, with 17 named storms, 10 hurricanes, and six major hurricanes. Kislin reported that now, in the months following Hurricane Irma , "the island is just about back to normal". This year, not only did we have 10 hurricanes, but they occurred sequentially, tying the record for greatest number of hurricanes in a row. On October 8th, Hurricane Nate made landfall as a category one storm near Biloxi, MS.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:39

Someone also joked the decorations are reflective of First Lady Melania Trump's goth phase. The new cards, signed by Barron, Melania and President Trump read "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year". The holiday celebrating begins later Monday with a party for the volunteer decorators and will continue well into December with receptions and parties - sometimes two a day - for the next several weeks.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:39

Responding to a request for assistance made by District Collector of Trivandrum, the Indian Navy dispatched its ships and aircrafts in a search and rescue operation. Restrictions are also in place on tourist movement in hilly and coastal regions. The IMD recorded an "isolated very heavy rainfall" of 15 cm in Aryankavu in Kollam district.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:34

The New England Journal of Medicine said Australia had a dismal flu season. The vaccine in Australia has the same composition as the vaccine used in the United States. "I really stay away from saying "we should be anxious about this" or 'we should be anxious about that, ' because the flu itself, and seasonal intensity, always has a degree of unpredictability about it", he explains to Bustle.

by | November 30, 2017 | 14:04

It's been decades since the McAllister Family got a real Christmas tree for Christmas. But there's no sticker shock around here. We're told MSChristmasTrees.com provides a guide to the types of Christmas trees grown in the state. "To see if they're fluffy, groomed or manicured", said James McAllister. With the lengthy growing period, they're unable to quickly produce more inventory when demand goes up.

by | November 30, 2017 | 14:04

The tip that led police to him came from one of his co-workers at an Ybor City McDonald's, which is near the Seminole Heights neighborhood. He said the department has received over 5,000 tips in the 51-day search for the killer. "Our state is home to the world's best law enforcement community, and on behalf of all Floridians, we appreciate their bravery and service", Gov. Rick Scott said in a statement.

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:51

The office of the ombudsperson of the Security Council's 1267 Committee says there is one case pending with the committee, besides that of Hafiz Saeed. His release was met with global outcry, with the United States warning Pakistan of repercussions if he's not immediately re-arrested. The LeT co-founder was recently released from house arrest after a Pakistan court ordered his release a few days ago.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:11

She was last seen at 2404 Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville, NC . The couple discovered Mariah was missing around 6:30 a.m. Monday. A family friend said the girl wears orthopedic braces on both feet and has trouble walking without them, WRAL said.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:12

Despite the reconciliation talks, Hamas has reportedly declined to give up its weapons and vowed to continue terrorist activity against Israel also from the West Bank . Meanwhile, Hamas politburo member Khalil al-Hayya said on Monday that during his meetings with Fatah officials in Cairo, his movement had asked for concurrent elections for the presidency, parliament and national assembly, to be held before the end of next year.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:13

Ballerinas leaping to the strains of Tchaikovsky's " The Nutcracker " helped launch Christmas at the White House , featuring a traditional decor that Melania Trump chose for her family's first holiday season in the White House .

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:11

Senator Elizabeth Warren , a Democrat from MA, questions Richard Smith, former chairman and chief executive officer of Equifax Inc., not pictured, during a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. "Our country deserves better than this". Warren says she did this to try to meet people of similar heritage. When asked whether it was a racial slur , Sanders said that was "ridiculous".

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:07

The Strategy white paper outlines a plan to tackle the UK's struggling productivity rates and make the country the world's "most innovation nation by 2030" by embracing technological change. A brand new partnership between leading diagnostics company QIAGEN and Health Innovation Manchester to develop a genomics and diagnostics campus in the city was also announced.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:04

A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane, like the one pictured above, had an unsafe encounter with a Russian SU-30 fighter jet while flying over the Black Sea on Saturday, the Pentagon said. "The US aircraft was operating in worldwide airspace and did nothing to provoke this Russian behavior". "This interaction was determined to be unsafe", Henderson said in the emailed statement.

by | November 28, 2017 | 01:33

The figures also represent a almost 10% rise in the requested background checks from Black Friday in 2016, when 185,713 applied. "First thing you've got to do is make sure all gun sales are covered by background checks". Kelley, who had served the Air Force, was allowed to purchase a rifle after Air Force officials had failed to furnish Federal Bureau of Investigation with his court-martial, therefore granting Kelley the right to buy the firearms which he had used in the shooting.

by | November 28, 2017 | 01:31

Judge Timothy Kelly, a Trump appointee approved recently by the Senate, will hear arguments on the case late Monday afternoon. While the Vacancies Act does allow a president to appoint acting directors at agencies like the CFPB, the Dodd-Frank Act has specific language that seems to indicate that only a deputy director can step into the acting director position.

by | November 28, 2017 | 01:18

The victor of Saturday's match in the Omaha sub-regional will head to State College, Penn. for third-round and quarterfinal matches on December 8-9. "I think some of us have played (in Lexington) and we know what it's like to win there", Foecke said, "so hopefully we can go there and do the same thing".

by | November 27, 2017 | 02:00

The parties' leaders will meet at Steinmeier's official residence in Berlin to discuss "the situation after the breakdown of the coalition talks". "The people have voted, and I absolutely do not favour, if we can't do anything with the result, asking people to vote again", Merkel said on Saturday at a party conference of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Kuehlungsborn, northeast Germany, Xinhua reported citing Focus Online.

by | November 27, 2017 | 01:57

John Conyers of Mich., who faces allegations of sexual harassment, said he is stepping aside as ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee while an ethics investigation is pending. The House Ethics Committee launched an investigation into Conyers' conduct following the reports. "He's done a great deal to protect women". "I very much look forward to vindicating myself and my family before the House Committee on Ethics", he said, adding that his withdrawal from the Judiciary Committee ...

by | November 27, 2017 | 01:49

In a pair of tweets Sunday morning, Trump said "the last thing we need" in Alabama and the Senate is a "puppet" of the Democratic congressional leadership. "If he wins, we get the baggage of him winning and it becomes a story every day about whether or not you believe the women or Roy Moore , should he stay in the Senate, should he be expelled".

by | November 27, 2017 | 01:44

Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for the kin of the dead, Rs 1lakh for those with grievous injuries and Rs 50,000 for those with simple injuries have been announced. Relief operations are underway", Malviya said. "All the injured were shifted to nearby hospitals for treatment". The number of deaths due to train accidents has already reached over 200 this year, the highest in a decade.

by | November 27, 2017 | 01:28

The Volunteers lost to Vanderbilt 42-24 to finish 4-8, 0-8 in the SEC, their first eight-loss season in school history and their first winless campaign in the SEC. Schiano had been out of coaching since 2013, after he was sacked by the Buccaneers following an 11-21 tenure in two seasons. Schiano coached Rutgers from 2001 to 2011.

by | November 26, 2017 | 02:05

Hadiya, the 24-year-old Hindu woman from Kerala who converted to Islam, said Saturday that she should get justice in the case. "I want to live with my husband Sheffin Jahan". Hadiya is on her way to New Delhi to appear in the Supreme Court on Monday. Sheffin claimed that his wife was counselled by a religious teacher for over three hours on Thursday.

by | November 26, 2017 | 02:07

The navy vowed to keep searching for the vessel and declined to confirm the wide-held fear that the crew had died. The huge aircraft first landed in Comodoro Rivadavia for refueling and then headed for Ushuaia, in Tierra del Fuego, from where the ARA San Juan left heading for its base in Mar del Plata, which it never reached.

by | November 26, 2017 | 01:59

In 2008, Liverpool reported a £750m economic impact for its year as host Capital of Culture and a 34 per cent increase in tourism. Not only does the decision smack of petty vindictiveness - non-EU cities have been afforded Capital of Culture status in the past - but it fails to recognise the power of the arts to bring countries and communities together.

by | November 26, 2017 | 01:41

In a 2-page memorandum submitted on Tuesday, its leaders pointed out that lame excuses are stated by the government to delay the winter session of Parliament in view of the ensuing Gujarat Assembly elections . "We wish to point out that in 2012, the assembly elections for Gujarat were held on December 13 and 17 but the Parliament session as per practice was duly convened on November 22 and was adjourned only on December 20", the letter quoted them as saying.