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The plan will see the tourist ships re-routed to a nearby industrial port. This comes after complaints from environmental groups, protests from local residents, and warnings from UNESCO which has labeled the fragile city of Venice as at risk from deterioration by large ships as well as the millions of tourists which swarm into the popular city.
  • NJ Congressman Frank LoBiondo to retire, opening competitive House seat

    NJ Congressman Frank LoBiondo to retire, opening competitive House seat

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    He served on the House Freedom Caucus throughout his time in Washington , but stepped down in March because he felt the caucus was no longer constructive since Republicans took control of Congress . Van Drew, a conservative-leaning Democrat, is renowned for his constituent services and for being a champion of local issues in Cape May County. A longtime advocate of establishment Republican positions, the New Jersey politician has frequently found himself on the wrong side of the Trump ...
  • Time candidate unseats Republican who ridiculed Women's March

    Time candidate unseats Republican who ridiculed Women's March

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    That outcry included "scores of women" protesting, "one bearing a box of mac and cheese and instructions for Carman to cook his own dinner", as reported by Philly's Inquirer . Bennett, a first-time politician who ran as a Democrat, beat Carman by almost 1,000 votes out of some 14,000 cast in the race, the Inquirer reported.
  • Air Force takes responsibility for database crisis involving Texas gunman

    Air Force takes responsibility for database crisis involving Texas gunman

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    Even hawkish and pro-military politicians have expressed horror at the Air Force's failure to report the charge, which could have potentially prevented the tragedy. Wilson said they are checking all of the Air Force databases. The military's inability or unwillingness to send the Bureau crime statistics has occurred despite defense rules and a almost 30-year-old federal law requiring military officials to pass on that data as part of a national effort to map trends in criminal activity.
  • Veterans Day program, dinner in Chetek

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    More than 100 veterans have been invited to area schools on different days this week to celebrate, remember and honor the sacrifices that they made for America. The program will close with the firing of a volley, the playing of taps and a benediction given by Miller. The school hosted its annual Veterans Day assembly on Tuesday.
  • President Trump's Approval Rating Hit Another Low

    President Trump's Approval Rating Hit Another Low

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    The Washington Post , which conducted the survey with ABC News , said Trump's approval rating was "demonstrably lower than any previous chief executive at this point in his presidency over seven decades of polling". Today the verdict is more severe, with 55 percent saying he is not keeping most of those promises. Only 47 percent of Democrats reported the belief that their party was offering substantial alternatives.
  • Senate Dems introduce bill to ban assault weapons, bump stocks

    Senate Dems introduce bill to ban assault weapons, bump stocks

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    Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinSenators push mandatory sexual harassment training for members, staff Bipartisan group of lawmakers aim to reform U.S. But to win Senate passage, Feinstein had to include a 10-year sunset clause, which allowed the ban to expire during the George W. Bush administration.
  • Vice President Pence to Visit Plainfield on Thursday

    Vice President Pence to Visit Plainfield on Thursday

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    Officials with University Health System in San Antonio still had four patients Wednesday, listed with conditions ranging from good to critical. Last month, President Donald Trump traveled to Nevada to meet with victims of the Route 91 Harvest festival where 58 people were killed and more than 500 wounded by a sniper firing from his 32nd-floor room at nearby Mandalay Bay.
  • Driverless Shuttle Crashes 1 Hour After Introduction In Las Vegas

    Driverless Shuttle Crashes 1 Hour After Introduction In Las Vegas

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    A driverless shuttle in Las Vegas crashed just hours after it was unveiled Wednesday. The pilot program is scheduled to run for a year. The driver of the semi-truck was cited for the crash. The vehicle has a top speed of 25 miles per hour. "People look at automobiles as a symbol of freedom and advantage, but it's awesome to see how much mobility is changing", said Moreno.
  • Arrest made in death of Ashanti Billie, family says

    Arrest made in death of Ashanti Billie, family says

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    Her body was later found more than 300 miles away in North Carolina. This story is developing . A retired Navy veteran has been charged with kidnapping a young woman whose body was found in North Carolina after she went missing from a naval base in Virginia.
  • Syria army, allies 'encircle' last Islamic State-held town

    Syria army, allies 'encircle' last Islamic State-held town

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    The city of Deir ez-Zor, which endured years of IS blockade, was breached by the Syrian army with the support of Russian airstrikes early in September. Both sit along what was once an important supply route used by IS when the group controlled large areas in Syria and Iraq. A soldier from the Syrian government forces flashes the "V" for victory sign in the eastern Syrian city.
  • SHINee's Minho meets First Lady Melania Trump for '2018 Winter Olympics' event

    SHINee's Minho meets First Lady Melania Trump for '2018 Winter Olympics' event

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    Mendel. The youngsters start getting excited about the company they are in - but not about Melania. A South Korean student standing next to First Lady Melania Trump had an explosive reaction after seeing a Korean pop-star behind her. Popular Korean pop star Choi Min-ho of the boy band SHINee joined Trump, reported BuzzFeed . Initiative, an Olympic public diplomacy outreach campaign, at the U.S.
  • The FBI Can't Unlock Devin Kelley's Phone

    The FBI Can't Unlock Devin Kelley's Phone

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    The revelation came as investigators continued to scour the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, where Kelley fired hundreds of rounds and left behind 15 empty 30-round ammunition magazines after his attack Sunday. "It impacts investigations across the board - narcotics, human trafficking, counterterrorism, counterintelligence, gangs, organized crime, child exploitation".
  • Air Force Academy: Student Wrote Slur Outside Own Room

    Air Force Academy: Student Wrote Slur Outside Own Room

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    But The ( Colorado Springs) Gazette , citing anonymous sources, reported that the unidentified student wrote the messages "in a weird bid to get out of trouble he faced at the school for other misconduct". " If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect then you need to get out ". "We acknowledge that there may be additional information already in the public space, but we will refrain from discussing further details surrounding the investigation due to Privacy Act requirements", ...
  • Obama arrives at Daley Plaza to report for jury duty

    Obama arrives at Daley Plaza to report for jury duty

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    A media scrum was on hand for the event, but there were plenty of others who caught a glimpse of him: "He's gorgeous", said a clerk who works at the building. Obama is also in line to receive the $17.20 a day that jurors are paid for performing their civic duty. A decade later, Lawrence Tureaud, better known as Mr.
  • Mary Kom wins fifth gold in Asian Boxing Championship

    Mary Kom wins fifth gold in Asian Boxing Championship

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    But Mary still found a way to land her punches and seized the initiative. In between, she contested in the 51 kg class. While the Olympic medalist, who performed her victory following more than a year and also had hardy beat Komura 5-0 in the semifinals as strong.
  • Belgium's King Philippe meets Sushma Swaraj

    Belgium's King Philippe meets Sushma Swaraj

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    Philippe and his wife, Queen Mathilde, were accorded a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Huge opportunities for cooperation exist between India and Belgium and both the countries need to take advantage of each others talent strength, Belgiums King Philippe said today.