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The annual WIU Veterans and Service Members tribute ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10 at the Sherman Hall flagpole. Perhaps to compensate for the mistakes of the past, America has even opened its arms to those veterans who served in Korea, the "Forgotten War", and Vietnam.
  • Joe Biden: 'I Have a Regret That I Am Not President'

    Joe Biden: 'I Have a Regret That I Am Not President'

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    DeGeneres then reiterated that she'd like to see him run, before throwing her hat into the ring as a potential veep: "Just remember, that's what I would like to see, and I don't know if it's going to be myself or Oprah as your running mate...
  • Weekly US crude oil production hits an all-time high

    Weekly US crude oil production hits an all-time high

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    Oil fell as much as 1.4% in NY after a US government report on Wednesday found swelling crude stockpiles, shrinking overseas demand and skyrocketing output from American wells. The contract reached a 28-month high earlier this week. During the week ending on 3 November, total U.S. commercial crude inventories rose by 2.2m barrels (consensus: 2.9m) versus the prior week to reach 457.1m barrels, according to the Energy Information Administration.
  • Blue sweep: Unofficial numbers show Democrats dominate Election 2017 in Ridgefield

    Blue sweep: Unofficial numbers show Democrats dominate Election 2017 in Ridgefield

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    In a race for four seats on council, each a four-year term, Democrat Steve Cagesso (548 votes), Democrat/Republican incumbent Sam MacDonald (530), Republican incumbent Ronald Burkett (412), and Republican Keith A. "I'm excited for their support and I'm excited to get started on January first", Sunderman said, thanking his family and voters. Republican Town Clerk Holly Krouse, who ran unopposed, received 949 votes.
  • Infant safely rescued from

    Infant safely rescued from "baby box"

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    IN authorities are praising a parent's choice to place their baby in a box and leave Tuesday night. The way the baby box works is that when the outside door of the box is opened, a 911 call goes out. The non-profit organization says so far in 2017 there have been six cases of infants being surrendered to baby boxes in IN with zero cases of babies being illegally abandoned.
  • SC to hear today plea on 'bribes' being taken in judges' name

    SC to hear today plea on 'bribes' being taken in judges' name

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    In a twist, the Supreme Court has recalled the order of its two-judge bench on examining the issue of delay in finalising the Memorandum of Procedure for appointment of judges in higher judiciary. "Has the CBI deliberately filed a false case to discredit the institution?" The ministry had already stated its position in a letter to the top court this July, a top government official told Hindustan Times.
  • $5.6 Trillion: Cost of the US Wars in The Middle East & Asia

    $5.6 Trillion: Cost of the US Wars in The Middle East & Asia

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    Additionally, $879 billion came from the Defense Department's base spending, $783 billion came from Department of Homeland Security prevention and terrorism response costs and $277 billion came from Veterans Affairs spending. The Cost of Wars report admitted that despite including many costs, there are still some expenses incurred that haven't been included in the budget estimates.
  • Twitter Pauses Verifications After Backlash Over Verifying Far-Right Extremist

    Twitter Pauses Verifications After Backlash Over Verifying Far-Right Extremist

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    Twitter has long verified accounts belonging to celebrities, journalists, government officials, companies and other noteworthy people. After widespread criticism over its decision to verify the account of Jason Kessler , an organizer behind the far-right Unite the Right protest, Twitter said it has "paused" its verification process while it works on a new system.
  • Virginia GOP Rep. Bob Goodlatte Announces He Is Retiring

    Virginia GOP Rep. Bob Goodlatte Announces He Is Retiring

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    Ahead of every new election cycle Goodlatte and his wife Maryellen discuss his re-election plans. "I can not begin to express how blessed I am to have had the opportunity to serve and take part in the great experiment of self-government envisioned by our Founders", Goodlatte said in a statement".
  • Little Boy Dies After Suffering Allergic Reaction to Grilled Cheese

    Little Boy Dies After Suffering Allergic Reaction to Grilled Cheese

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    Times. One of Elijah's family members told Pix11 that the school was given documentation about the 3-year-old's severe allergies to dairy , but they gave him the grilled cheese sandwich anyway. Now the little boy's family said they "want justice for Elijah" and are pushing for a third-party to look at what happened at the school and hospital to see "where, if any, breakdowns occurred" that might have resulted in their son's death, according to the GoFundMe page .
  • Mom And Boyfriend Charged After Twin Girls Found Safe

    Mom And Boyfriend Charged After Twin Girls Found Safe

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    The mother of twin 9-year-old Plymouth girls reported missing yesterday by their father in MA is being held without bail along with her boyfriend in Auburn, Maine. Two fourth-graders, Je t'aime Valentine and Dasia Valentine, went missing after a school bus dropped them off near their home in Plymouth about 4 p.m.
  • Cloudy skies for Thursday; chilly Friday ahead

    Cloudy skies for Thursday; chilly Friday ahead

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    Mostly sunny skies develop for Thursday , with cool temperatures. Friday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Friday doesn't look much better for the Council Bluffs-Omaha area - partly sunny skies, a high in the upper 30s and wind gusts of 20 to 25 miles per hour.
  • MQM backtracks from 'one manifesto, one symbol, one party' alliance with PSP

    MQM backtracks from 'one manifesto, one symbol, one party' alliance with PSP

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    Discussing rumours about the possibility of a delay in the general elections that are to be held in 2018, Chandio said that all political parties want elections to be held on time and any delay in the elections won't reap good results. The leaders of MQM and PSP had set aside their bitter rivalry on Wednesday to announce that they were gearing up for the eventual consolidation of their political forces and that they would contest the 2018 general elections under "one name, one manifesto, one ...
  • One lakh Indians book ticket for Mars

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    This chip will then be attached to the top hull of the lander. In an interesting piece of news, it has come to light that around 1,38,899 people from India are going to visit Mars soon. A number Indians gave their response regarding Nasa's call for names. They attributed India's growing interest in space mission due to the country's recent Mangalyaan mission as well as strengthening of India-Us space ties.
  • Qatar Airways flight diverted after wife discovers husband cheating

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    According to the Times of India , the flight from Doha was diverted after the woman got into a heated altercation with her husband an hour after take-off. "The woman and her husband, along with their child, were offloaded and the flight departed for Bali", said the officer further. The family spent the day at Chennai airport and left for Malaysia on a Batik Air flight at 10.30pm.
  • Penny Mordaunt Appointed New International Development Secretary Following Priti Patel's Resignation

    Penny Mordaunt Appointed New International Development Secretary Following Priti Patel's Resignation

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    As of yet, no further revelations have been made about her meetings, or if the Prime Minister Theresa May had any knowledge about them. It is May's second reshuffle in the space of one week. "That means she must unequivocally commit to the spirit, as well as the letter, of Britain's pledge to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on global development, and face down those in her party who want to merge DFID into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office".