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The primary change in the OR schedule is that the morning southbound Amtrak Cascades train (Train 503) departure time will change from a 6:00 a.m. southbound departure from Portland to a 9:45 a.m. The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team from DC to Washington state to investigate the derailment, the agency's official Twitter account confirms.
  • Time to Reconsider Conagra Brands Incorporated (NYSE:CAG) After Less Short Sellers?

    Time to Reconsider Conagra Brands Incorporated (NYSE:CAG) After Less Short Sellers?

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    Company insiders own 0.79% of the company's stock. "Better than expected top-line performance through the second quarter is enabling us to invest more in our USA retail business to enhance distribution, merchandising, and consumer trial of our brands - especially where we have new renovation or innovation", Sean Connolly, Conagra president and CEO, in a statement.
  • Confederate statues to be removed from two Memphis parks

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    A Facebook Live video from WREG Memphis showed crowds gathering in Health Sciences Park, waiting as authorities strapped Forrest's statue to a construction crane. The administration supports removing both the Forrest statue and a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, although action on Davis is still pending.
  • UN General Assembly adopts resolution on status of Jerusalem

    UN General Assembly adopts resolution on status of Jerusalem

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    The Assembly also called upon all states to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem, pursuant to Security Council Resolution 478 adopted in 1980. Reiterating its call for the reversal of the negative trends that endanger the two-State solution, the Assembly urged greater worldwide and regional efforts and support aimed at achieving, without delay, a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East.
  • Severe Storm Makes Landfall In Southern Philippines

    Severe Storm Makes Landfall In Southern Philippines

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    Northern Palawan, meanwhile, is under signal number 1. Saturday, Pagasa forecast "scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail over Palawan", with light to moderate and, at times, heavy rains expected within the next 24 hours over the Bicol region, the Visayas, Mindanao and the rest of the Mimaropa region.
  • South Korea fire: 29 killed as flames rip through Jecheon building

    South Korea fire: 29 killed as flames rip through Jecheon building

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    Many victims appeared to been unaware of the fire raging outside the bathhouse until it became impossible for them to escape, he added. The fire started in a auto parked on the first floor and rapidly spread, one official told Reuters. Pictures show firefighters battling the blaze with trucks and helicopters and a man jumping from a window as rescuers held a mattress below. Flames and smoke seen rising from the building in Jecheon.
  • Delhi HC asks CBI to trace founder of Rohini Ashram

    Delhi HC asks CBI to trace founder of Rohini Ashram

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    During these times, the girls are often sent to various other ashrams without the knowledge of their parents. Maliwal, who had accompanied the police to inspect the place, said it seems the ashram is like a cage, even Tihar jail's condition would be better than this.
  • Maharashtra: 8-year-old girl raped by 5 minors

    Maharashtra: 8-year-old girl raped by 5 minors

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    The Times of India reported that local police believe the man-along with four youths, ages 9, 10, 12, and 6-lived near the girl and routinely victimized her over the course of five months. The eighteen-year-old teen has been sentenced to police custody till December 28. There, they would take turns to rape her. He added that a neighbour had informed the victim's grandmother about the boys harassing the victim but she had initially ignored it.
  • Widow of Pulse Nightclub shooter due in federal court for hearing

    Widow of Pulse Nightclub shooter due in federal court for hearing

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    Salman faces charges of of aiding a terrorist organization and obstruction of justice for her involvement with the Orlando attack that took the lives of 49 people on June 12, 2016. "A reasonable, innocent person would not feel that they were in custody". But she claimed in their first interview she did not know that he was planning an attack, Enriquez said in court, according to The Orlando Sentinel reported.
  • Services set for Christmas Eve

    Services set for Christmas Eve

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    Hydewood Park Baptist Church will hold its Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Sunday, December 24th, starting at 6:30PM. Sunday school will not be held again until the new year. Christmas Eve service , 7:30 p.m., Fairbrook United Methodist Church , 4201 W. Whitehall Road, Pennsylvania Furnace. - Topeka Bible Church, 1101 S.W.
  • Rahul takes jibe at BJP on 2G

    Rahul takes jibe at BJP on 2G

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    Congress president Rahul Gandhi will visit Gujarat on Saturday, the first time after the assembly polls results were announced in the state on Monday. An independent MLA in Gujarat has declared his support to the BJP, which has retained power in the state. "So the idea, their model, is to come up with a lie, spread that lie, and just keep repeating that lie until people believe the lie".
  • NPA to observe ceasefire for the holidays

    NPA to observe ceasefire for the holidays

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    The announcement came two days after Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that President Rodrigo Duterte unilaterally declared a ceasefire effective 6 p.m. Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero has advised troops to be on a defensive posture during the ceasefire with the communists. When reporters sought his reaction, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana appeared unaware of the president's declaration but said the defense department and the military would abide by the ...
  • California wildfire crews gain edge as last evacuation…

    California wildfire crews gain edge as last evacuation…

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    Katy and Bob Zappala had stayed in their home in Santa Barbara, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles, despite an evacuation order in place since Saturday. "You're always nervous when the winds come up", Zappala said. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said a recent period of windy weather had made little impact on the fire, which has destroyed more than 1,300 structures.
  • United States to provide Ukraine with 'enhanced defensive capabilities'

    United States to provide Ukraine with 'enhanced defensive capabilities'

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    Members of Congress and the US-backed Ukrainian government had long requested anti-tank weapons to boost Kiev in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. Following that announcement, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, Sen. The State Department, responsible for overseeing foreign military sales, would not confirm that anti-tank missiles or other lethal weapons would be sent.
  • Firefighters gain ground on California fire after winds weaken

    Firefighters gain ground on California fire after winds weaken

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    UPDATE (6:25 p.m.) - Fire officials say they continue to make significant progress when it comes to containing the Thomas Fire but they remain cautious because of the strengthening winds Wednesday evening. He said they are hoping to allow people to return home on Thursday. Scroll down to view a map of Santa Barbara County evacuation zones . The orders were lifted just as a Red Flag Warning for southern Santa Barbara County expired.
  • Messy weekend storm will bring snow, ice across the state

    Messy weekend storm will bring snow, ice across the state

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    A winter storm warning has been issued for Cumberland, York and southern Oxford counties, and winter weather advisories were in effect in all other southern and central ME counties ahead of the snow and ice Friday and Saturday . Lighter accumulations are expected in other parts of the interior Northeast and eastern Great Lakes as far west as northern Ohio. If the storm tracks further south, closer to the Avalon, this could bring a heavier round of snow for many areas who ended up with ...
  • Abbas 'won't accept U.S. plans'

    Abbas 'won't accept U.S. plans'

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    The vote saw 128 countries describe the US decision as " null and void ". The UN General Assembly vote was preceded by USA threats to withdraw aid from countries and cut backing for the UN. Lawmakers on Friday backed Pakistan's decision to vote against the USA recognition of Jerusalem in a United Nations vote. He also rebuffed a new United States framework for peace being developed by President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy, Jared Kushner, before it has been launched.