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The evacuation areas have been burned by the Thomas Fire, the largest in California's history - which has burned more than 281,000 acres since December 4, according to Cal Fire . Residents under mandatory evacuations should leave their homes by noon local time Monday , NBC Los Angeles reported. For assistance evacuating large animals, contact Earl Warren Showgrounds .
  • What caused protests to flare up in Iran?

    What caused protests to flare up in Iran?

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    France's Francois Delattre said that although he was "alarmed" by the acts of violence on the streets of Iran, they did not pose an global threat to peace and security and so were not really a matter for the Security Council . They were followed by large pro-government rallies in Tehran and other cities, all of which were widely covered by Iranian state television. They added that in addition to the government claim of foreign involvement being "an insult" to Iranians, it leads to ...
  • Schools closed, delayed Monday due to icy road conditions

    Schools closed, delayed Monday due to icy road conditions

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    Hamilton County Schools and childcare will be closed Wednesday. It will be an optional two hour delay workday for all employees who can travel safely. Iredell-Statesville elementary schools will dismiss at 11 a.m. while middle and high schools will dismiss at 11:45 a.m. Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Halifax County Schools, Edgecombe County Schools, Harnett County Schools and Hoke County Schools have canceled all classes and activities for Monday while crews continue to improve icy ...
  • Spike in Cook County flu cases taxing area hospitals

    Spike in Cook County flu cases taxing area hospitals

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    It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The strain of the virus that has been predominant this flu season (H3N2) is more risky for the elderly and young children, Johnson said. On Jan. 2, officials at the Ouellette Campus of Windsor Regional Hospital said two flu cases had been confirmed at the hospital and another two cases deemed probable, prompting the declaration of a respiratory outbreak.
  • Six ministers could go as Theresa May plots cabinet reshuffle

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    She defended her government's handling of the NHS winter crisis while acknowledging "nothing's perfect" in the health service. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been seen a favourite for the job but the Prime Minister may find it hard to move him in the midst of an NHS winter crisis that has seen tens of thousands of operations cancelled.
  • Israel Releases Blacklist Of 20 'Boycott' Groups

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    Amnesty International (AI) does not appear on Israel's persona-non-grata list, but that didn't stop Israeli officials from denying entry to one American employee of Amnesty in November - as part of Israel's counterpunch to the boycott movement.
  • U.S. faces criticism at Security Council meeting on Iran protests

    U.S. faces criticism at Security Council meeting on Iran protests

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    But Russia and Iran complained tartly that the US was dragging a council focused on worldwide security into what they called a domestic matter. The meeting of the UN Security Council was convened at the request of the United States to discuss the current situation in Iran, where some 21 people have lost their lives in more than week-long anti-government protests across the country.
  • Economic growth to dip to a 4-year low of 6.5 %

    Economic growth to dip to a 4-year low of 6.5 %

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    While the Central Statistics Office (CSO) painted a not-so-rosy picture for the economy in the current year, some experts feel things will look up by the time the country moves to the next financial year. The data also showed that the agricultural output inflation rate is also expected to fall to 0.7 per cent against 4.1 per cent over this period, an indicator that might impact the Budget, which will be tabled on February 1.
  • Shares in Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) Purchased by Belpointe Asset Management LLC

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    Raytheon Company's Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $1.87, according to consensus of 10 analysts. It has outperformed by 7.33% the S&P500. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its position in shares of Raytheon by 5.8% in the second quarter. 205.51 million shares or 1.55% less from 208.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
  • Alcohol 'can damage DNA and elevate risk of cancer'

    Alcohol 'can damage DNA and elevate risk of cancer'

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    Furthermore, alcohol destroys stem cell DNA, according to a study by the Cancer Research Association. But in this study, researchers used mice to demonstrate that prolonged exposure to alcohol leads to permanent DNA destruction. The first line of defense is a family of enzymes called aldehyde dehydrogenases (ALDH) that break down harmful acetaldehyde into acetate which is utilized by our cells as a source of energy.
  • Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak

    Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak

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    The CDC and the Food & Drug Administration continue to investigate the source of the E. coli outbreak, officials said Thursday. Perhaps because of the alarming nature of the story, readers asked whether it was true that health officials have issued a warning against eating romaine lettuce .
  • Injured Dale Steyn ruled out of India series

    Injured Dale Steyn ruled out of India series

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    Steyn left the field just before the tea break. Coach Ottis Gibson was not very confident if Steyn should play worldwide cricket this soon as it might prove to be a risk. However, in one such instance, Dale Steyn was seen admiring the tattoos inked by Umesh Yadav on his body after the end of first day's play. He was out of action for one year after a major surgery for shoulder dislocation.
  • Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct ‘Merlin Saga' Adaptation at Disney

    Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct ‘Merlin Saga' Adaptation at Disney

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    Philippa Boyens , best known as the co-writer of the "Lord of the Rings" series, is set to pen the film. Scott would also produce through his production company, Scott Free Productions, with Gil Netter . It's one of two Camelot-related projects that Disney is developing, including a Sword in the Stone remake which, surprise, Scott also met with executives to discuss.
  • Nigerian soldiers rescue another Chibok schoolgirl

    Nigerian soldiers rescue another Chibok schoolgirl

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    On rescued Chibok girl, he said: "We have also been in Sambisa general area; with operations, and as a result; one of the abducted girls (Solomi Pogu) was rescued along with another girl, Jamila Adams (14) who has a baby". But the government says they are "fully rehabilitated" and has promised to sponsor their further education. While more than 80 of the Chibok schoolgirls seized by the Islamic extremists were freed a year ago following negotiations with the government, more than 100 remain ...
  • Kiernan Shipka Cast as Sabrina Spellman in Netflix's 'Riverdale' Spinoff

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    The untitled project, which is based on The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comics, was originally developed at The CW before moving over to Netflix . "She is smart, compassionate and fearless and helps keep the darkness out of the every day world". But if you grew up on the old Archie comics or watching Melissa Joan Hart's sunny TGIF TV series, then you have no idea what magical horrors are in store with this new show.
  • Gas Prices in Lincoln are Up

    Gas Prices in Lincoln are Up

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    The projected rise would cost US drivers an average of $133 more this year and the nation an extra $25.4 billion, according to the report . The nation's yearly gasoline bill will rise to $364.6 billion dollars, some $25 billion higher than what motorists spent a year ago as the average household sees their yearly gasoline bill rise to $1,898, up from $1,765 in 2017.