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Global Media Santa Claus to make trip from North Pole to the Prairies
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Assisting Santa locally are members of the Alpha Theta chapter, Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., who are eager to tell the "Jolly Old Elf" all about all good children, and help to ensure that children get a return correspondence to boot. Rhiannon James, 12, said she was heading away for Christmas to her grannies place. Starting in front of Pearle Vision, Santa marched through the hall, waving and high-fiving excited children waiting for him.

Global Media USA ends 'protected' status for Haitian immigrants
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Other reports and officials have put the number as high as 60,000. For months, administration officials have signaled their intention to end special designations that have allowed immigrants who entered the U.S. Both the Nicaraguans and Hondurans have been shielded from deportation since a devastating 1998 hurricane hit. Trump administration officials have noted that the program was meant to be temporary, and not a way for people to become long-term residents of the United States.

Global Media India's United Nations envoy meeting Security Council, General Assembly heads on ICJ election
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A joint conference, for which the United Kingdom is pushing, comprises three members each from the General Assembly and the Council and has never been used in the entire history of seven decades of the ICJ to select a judge. Five seats come up for election every three years. However, there has been no clear victor in the 11 rounds of voting conducted for the position so far.

Global Media Thanksgiving is top day for home cooking fires
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The NFPA said every year deep-fryer fires are responsible for five deaths and 60 injuries. Fire departments in the US respond to approximately 166,000 fires due to cooking equipment yearly, according to the National Fire Protection Association .

Global Media Thanksgiving meal to connect community
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Bruce Taylor of Montclair, has been a volunteer for the past 5 years. There are at least four community-wide meals around the area, and they are all free. Volunteers peel the potatoes and others donate all the fixings. "We really need the volunteers to accomplish this", Corwin said. But they all have a common objective of promoting peace and justice, and one of the ways this is manifested is the annual Thanksgiving event at the church.

Global Media US Air Force Targets Afghanistan Drug Labs in Airstrikes
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The top US general in Afghanistan has announced a two-year plan to drive back the Taliban and help Afghan security forces take control of at least 80 percent of the country, compared to the less than two-thirds they control now. USFOR-A started developing targets immediately after the USA policy announcement this past summer that granted new authorities to the command. The combined strikes yesterday were the result of many hours of planning and the result of trust and close cooperation ...

Global Media McMaster Made Fun Of Trump At Private Dinner
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McMaster reportedly called Trump, his boss, an "idiot" and a "dope" with the mental acumen of a "kindergartner". So does Catz. So does Ken Glueck, Oracle's senior VP, who was also at the dinner with McMaster. "[Catz] said the conversation was so inappropriate that it was jaw-dropping", a source told BuzzFeed News . Catz served on Trump's transition team and was born in Israel.

Global Media Rex Tillerson condemns LGBTI persecution on Transgender Day of Remembrance
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Other statistics collected by GLAAD show slightly different numbers, including more reported trans deaths in 2016 than the HRC report indicates. " Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017". "On this Transgender Day of Remembrance, the United States remains committed to advancing the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all persons", Tillerson's statement read.

Global Media Minnesota turkeys get luxury treatment in DC before Thanksgiving pardon
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On Tuesday, Trump is scheduled to pardon at least one of two turkeys charged with... potentially being dinner. The White House announced the news on its Snapchat and Instagram accounts. However, former President George H.W. Bush started the tradition of pardoning turkeys in 1989. Birds have stayed in the hotel while they were prepped for the traditional Thanksgiving ceremony at the White House in past years.

Global Media President Trump promises 'huge tax cut for Christmas'
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He said it would ultimately be up to House and Senate negotiators to figure it out. But the rule also says the tax bill can't add to the deficit in the long-run. "The House tax bill, far from being pro-business, would kill over half of new wind farms planned in the US and undermine one of the country's fastest growing jobs", AWEA chief executive Tom Kiernan and called on Congress to act immediately in conference to drop the House provisions on the PTC and ITC.

Global Media Explosions reported at cosmetics factory in New Windsor, NY
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The fire broke out at around 11 a.m. Monday at the Verla International plant on Temple Hill Road. The factory makes nail polish, lotions, perfumes and other cosmetic products, according to its website. A plume of black smoke was seen billowing out of the factory as firefighters battled the blaze. Police say 15 of the injured are company employees.

Global Media Govt to give ¥2 bil. more for Rohingya crisis
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Cardinal Charles Bo spoke to The Associated Press on Friday ahead of Pope Francis' visit next week to Myanmar and Bangladesh - to where almost 620,000 Rohingya have fled to escape the violence in Myanmar's poverty-wracked Rakhine state. Diplomatic pressure has been growing on Myanmar, especially on its Nobel Peace Prize-winning leader Suu Kyi. "China is ready to help", he said. The recovery of the world economy calls for joint efforts by Asian and Europan countries to tap new growth points ...

Global Media IFFI 2017 to showcase 195 films from over 82 countries
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As Canada is the country of focus for this year's IFFI, a special feature showing life and nature in Canada was also presented. The International Competition jury will be headed by renowned filmmaker Muzaffar Ali, who is joined by his fellow jury members Festival director Maxine Williamson from Australia, Actor-Director Tzahi Grad from Israel, Russian Cinematographer Vladislav Opelyants, Director and Production Designer Roger Christian from the United Kingdom.

Global Media Arab League states condemn Hezbollah as 'terrorist organization'
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The ministers gave no details. His visit comes a day after the Arab League held an extraordinary general meeting in Cairo, at the request of Saudi Arabia . "We are obliged today to take a serious and honest stand.to counter these belligerent policies", he added. In the statement he refused to address specific complaints against Hezbollah and Iran's interference, instead preferring to focus on "understanding between our Arab countries" and "strengthening Arab national security".

Global Media Woman says she was harassed by NY state employee
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The allegation surfaces as the nation confronts allegations of sexual assault or misconduct by a string of men, including Hollywood studio boss Harvey Weinstein, actor Kevin Spacey, and Alabama U.S. Hoyt abruptly resigned last month. The governor is now named in the federal lawsuit. She then communicated through Cuomo's Facebook page and was again ignored, the suit says.

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