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Children still able to track Santa despite United States shutdown

Children still able to track Santa despite United States shutdown

Northern Command reassured children and parents everywhere that the Santa tracking mission will continue even if there is a government shutdown. That won't change this year, despite the shutdown. "I had a little girl tell me good night instead of goodbye", she said. "I think she wanted Santa to be quiet and not wake her up", she said. The most wonderful time of year is almost here, with just two days remaining until Christmas Day . Consulte Mais Informação

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Shocking video shows tsunami rip through stage as band performs

Shocking video shows tsunami rip through stage as band performs

The catastrophe killed at least 168 people, wounded at least 745 ones and collapsed a total of 430 houses and nine hotels, and caused damages to scores of ships, spokesman of national disaster management agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said . The cause remains unclear, but 1-meter high waves took coastal residents by surprise on Saturday evening without natural disaster tremors that typically presage tsunamis - or any official warnings. Consulte Mais Informação

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Man climbs National Christmas Tree near White House

Man climbs National Christmas Tree near White House

The area was cordoned off, while a police negotiator was trying to talk the man down. The unidentified man, who is believed to have psychiatric issues, scaled the tree at about 5:45 p.m., according to US Park Police. The unidentified tree-climber made it between 15 and 20 feet off the ground prior to coming down "on his own accord", the statement said. It's not clear if he will be charged with a crime. Consulte Mais Informação

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Typical late-December weather for the weekend before Christmas

Typical late-December weather for the weekend before Christmas

Heavy snow is expected to slam the Sierra Nevada on Monday night, so anyone whose travel plans take them over the high-elevation passes should be sure to check the status of their route before heading out, according to Eherts. Meteorologist Sarah Kent said cloud cover is likely to be extensive in parts of the United Kingdom on Christmas Day itself, with temperatures ranging from highs of up to 9C or 10C (50F) in the South West, down to 4C (39F) in the North East and 1C (34F) in Glasgow. Consulte Mais Informação

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Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

KOAA-TV reported a public defender was appointed for Frazee, who was being held without bond. Frazee remains for now in the Teller County jail, with formal charges likely to be filed in about 10 days, according to the district attorney. Frazee was arrested by police and agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation at his ranch in Florissant, 13 miles (21 km) west of Woodland Park. Consulte Mais Informação

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Palestinian president to dissolve parliament, Hamas irate

Palestinian president to dissolve parliament, Hamas irate

The talks were one of the dozens of rounds - in Cairo and several Arab capitals - between Hamas and Fatah since the start of the Palestinian discord in 2007, but discussions have yet to bear fruit. The parliament, in which Hamas and Hamas-affiliated members now have a majority of 74 out of 132, has not been able to sit for the last 11 years. Though the parliament has not met since 2007, when Hamas seized control of the Gaza Strip , Palestinian law allows for its speaker to act as interim ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Britain says its warship in Ukraine is warning to Russian Federation

Britain says its warship in Ukraine is warning to Russian Federation

Vladimir Putin sent troops into Ukraine in 2014, annexing Crimea and sparking a civil war which still rages in the east of the country. Britain's HMS Echo crew have been preparing for a particular task in Ukraine's port of Odessa: Showing Russia that they continue to navigate the Black Sea after Russia seized three ships belonging to Ukraine's navy and their crews. Consulte Mais Informação

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The latest government shutdown

The latest government shutdown

Roughly 420,000 workers were deemed essential and will work unpaid just days before Christmas, while 380,000 will be furloughed , meaning they'll stay home without pay. The shutdown would be partial because it affects only federal agencies that haven't yet had their appropriations funded by Congress. At Justice, large parts of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Bureau of Prisons and United ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ofcom accuses RT of

Ofcom accuses RT of "serious failure of compliance"

It said its checks were because of a choice by British media controller Ofcom, which on Thursday said that Russian supporter RT had disrupted unprejudiced nature guidelines in a portion of its news and current undertakings programs. "Many have questions to ask the BBC concerning its biased coverage of some events, as they are covered not like a media outlet should do but in a pre-programmed and biased way", Peskov said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Supreme Court says Trump can't enforce ban on asylum seekers

Supreme Court says Trump can't enforce ban on asylum seekers

The Supreme Court order comes after a federal judge in a separate case took the extraordinary step this week of ordering that asylum seekers who sued after their deportation be returned to the U.S.to have their claims heard anew. "It is a more conservative court now than it was before Anthony Kennedy was replaced by Brett Kavanaugh , but Chief Justice Roberts is going to keep things moving at the customary pace of the Supreme Court, not as fast as the Trump administration wants to go", Toobin ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ireland plans for no-deal Brexit

Ireland plans for no-deal Brexit

Mr Dodds claimed: "The utter hypocrisy of those espousing the current withdrawal agreement with its trap of a backstop has been completely exposed". Speaking at a media briefing following the publication of a 131-page document on Ireland's contingency plans in the event of no-Brexit deal, Varadkar said: "We are not preparing for a hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Schumer demands Trump 'abandon the wall' to end shutdown

Schumer demands Trump 'abandon the wall' to end shutdown

A Senate Democratic aide said Saturday that talks continue at the staff level and confirmed that any deal will need signoff from congressional leadership and Trump before it comes to a vote. Lawmakers were told they would be given 24-hour notice to return to Washington. Trump convened Republican senators for a morning meeting, but the lengthy back-and-forth did not appear to set a strategy for moving forward. Consulte Mais Informação

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Partial government shutdown to last at least through Thursday

Partial government shutdown to last at least through Thursday

The president wants Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConell to pass spending bill with a simple majority. "Our great country must have border security", Trump said. "Now it's up to the Democrats as to whether or not we have a shutdown tonight", Trump said. "The shutdown hopefully will not last long". "The Democrats now own the shutdown!" With negotiations expected to resume, the House and Senate scheduled rare Saturday sessions. Consulte Mais Informação

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Republicans and Democrats alarmed over Mattis resignation

Republicans and Democrats alarmed over Mattis resignation

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi also described Gen Mattis as a "comfort to many" who were concerned about the Trump presidency. Chuck Schumer of NY also expressed anxiety over Mattis' departure. Florida Senator Marco Rubio, who ran against Mr Trump for the Republican nomination in 2016, said the letter "makes it abundantly clear that we are headed towards a series of grave policy errors which will endanger our nation, damage our alliances & empower our adversaries". Consulte Mais Informação

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