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Grafton had been suffering from cancer according to her daughter, who posted the news on social media . Earlier this year, in an interview with National Public Radio in the United States, the author said she was hoping to finish the series with novel called Z is for Zero .
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    Make "Hiking" in Kansas A New Year's Resolution

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    In North Carolina, this popular tradition began at Eno River State Park more than 40 years ago, an annual event that now draws more than 800 visitors. "Participants are encouraged to share their adventures on social media with #FirstDayHikes or #iowastateparks". In the northeast corner of Iowa check these locations.
  • Zimbabwe's ex-army boss sworn in as vice-president

    Zimbabwe's ex-army boss sworn in as vice-president

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    In terms of accommodation, the former Zanu PF supremo will be provided with "a fully furnished official residence at any place in Harare". He will also have either have a housing allowance, or the acquisition or construction of one anywhere in the country.
  • Man accused of rigging door to electrocute his wife

    Man accused of rigging door to electrocute his wife

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    So she invited him to Knoxville while visiting family for Christmas. He told her he had gone to visit family in OH, and she let him know he was welcome back in Tennessee where he returned that day. Deputies also found pictures of a sonogram on the kitchen table, sticky-note love letters in the bedroom with a photo album showing Wilson and his wife together, and the wife's recently-installed smart cameras dumped in the toilet.
  • Music City Bowl: Kentucky vs

    Music City Bowl: Kentucky vs

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    Kentucky is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 bowl games. While their offense is still middle of the road, the Northwestern defense has been solid, especially in the last three regular season games. Meanwhile, Northwestern's defense has ceded few battles in the season's homestretch. Otherwise, it ended possessions primarily with an opponent's punt, if not with a stop on downs or a turnover.
  • Jobs and work force increase in metro Rome

    Jobs and work force increase in metro Rome

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    A temporary increase in claims doesn't change our growing, dynamic economy. The city posted 122,900 jobs in November, up by 1,000 in October. The job growth came in the private service-related industries such as trade, transportation, and warehousing.
  • Election officials to pick House victor January 4

    Election officials to pick House victor January 4

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    There have been no updates on the race on the State Board of Elections website, nor has it released a statement. Unless the court system intervenes, the Board will draw a victor for #HD94 . On the eve of the original name-drawing Wednesday, Democratic candidate Shelly Simonds filed a court motion contesting a previous decision to count a contested ballot for her opponent, Republican incumbent David Yancey.
  • Former world footballer of the year George Weah wins Liberia's presidential election

    Former world footballer of the year George Weah wins Liberia's presidential election

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    The Mission congratulated NEC for its professionalism and the measures put in place with the support of an ECOWAS Technical Team, to improve the electoral process. "From being the first country to elect a female president Liberia becomes the first to elect a former soccer player [as] president". The result was confirmed by the country's election commission chair, Jerome Korkoyah, on Thursday.
  • Vladimir Putin Registers Re-Election Bid in Russian Federation

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    Department of State, which I'm sure will not be the only one, is a direct interference into the electoral process and the state's domestic affairs", said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Wednesday. The statement comes after Russia's Central Electoral Commission formally banned candidate Alexei Navalny last weekend from being listed on the ballot in the country's upcoming presidential elections, citing a prior embezzlement conviction.
  • Israel strikes Gaza strip as clashes over Jerusalem continue

    Israel strikes Gaza strip as clashes over Jerusalem continue

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    According to the report, Palestinian militants fired three rockets at southern Israel. The Israeli army claimed it was responding to shells, fired from Gaza into Sha'ar Hangev Regional Council of Settlements, and added that one shell hit a structure, and two others were intercepted by the Iron Dome system.
  • Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign

    Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign

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    They will formally join the NPP in a public rally on January 4. The eight legislators include Sniawbhalang Dhar (Nartiang), Comingone Ymbon (Raliang), Hopeful Bamon (Sutnga Saipung), Stephanson Mukhim (Amlarem), Prestone Tynsong (Pynursla), Remington Pyngrope (Mawkynrew), Rowell Lyngdoh (Mawkyrwat) and Ngaitlang Dhar (Umroi).
  • 'Lt Governor treats Arvind Kejriwal like a chaprasi'

    'Lt Governor treats Arvind Kejriwal like a chaprasi'

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    He said that he was waiting for the Supreme Court's verdict regarding administrative control over the national capital, adding that it will decide the functioning of the Delhi government . "Every person with common sense was heard saying that this (not extending invitation) was not proper", Yadav said as he cited an example of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee once declining to go to the inauguration of a project in a state until its Chief Minister was invited.
  • Trump fires members of HIV/AIDS council without explanation

    Trump fires members of HIV/AIDS council without explanation

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    The mass dismissal of the advisers marked another nadir in the administration's dealing with the council. Scott Schoettes , one of the "PACHA 6" who resigned in the summer, tweeted that the remaining members of the council had been fired for calling the Trump White House's approach to the HIV/AIDS epidemic "dangerous".
  • Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $700 million

    Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $700 million

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    The next Powerball drawing is Saturday night. "Back in late October the play went for a dollar a play to two dollars a play and the whole idea was to increase the jackpot". By late August, the Powerball had reached $758.7 million, which all went to victor Mavis Wanczyk of MA, making it the largest prize ever awarded to a single ticket.