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Armistice Day was renamed Veterans Day in the United States in 1954 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Just in time for Veterans Day, Humana is honoring Vietnam War veterans from across East Tennessee. The WIU Veterans' Roundtable and audience discussion, which will begin at 4 p.m.in the University Union Sandburg Theatre, will feature Vietnam War veterans who attended WIU sharing their experiences of the war and how their military experience shaped their lives.
  • UK Minister Priti Patel resigns from her position

    UK Minister Priti Patel resigns from her position

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    But while some were angry about Ms Patel's departure, there is significantly less hostility to her replacement's appointment than Sir Michael's. Since then, she has worked her way up through various roles. Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan tweeted about a meeting he had with Patel in the British parliament on September 7, describing it as "wonderful".
  • Trump bodyguard reportedly testifies Russian official offered Trump women in Moscow

    Trump bodyguard reportedly testifies Russian official offered Trump women in Moscow

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    Schiller said he stood outside Trump's hotel room for a while before leaving, as was his routine as the billionaire businessman's security guard. Schiller said they laughed about it and Trump went to bed alone. "We are appalled by the leaks that are coming from partisan insiders from the House Intelligence Committee ", Sears said in a statement. In addition, Schiller reportedly summed up his view of the Trump dossier when the steaming pile of Democrat-funded oppo-research hit the presses.
  • Roy Moore's campaign calls story 'fake news'

    Roy Moore's campaign calls story 'fake news'

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    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama. While reporting a story in Alabama about supporters of Moore's Senate campaign, a Post reporter heard that Moore allegedly had sought relationships with teenage girls. Roy Moore, a candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, said during a debate on September 21 that "crime, corruption, immorality, abortion, sodomy, sexual perversion sweep our land".
  • Iranian TV reacts to Boris Johnson's Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe comment

    Iranian TV reacts to Boris Johnson's Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe comment

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    The UK Foreign Secretary lavished praise on Trump while on a visit the U.S. where he is attempting to persuade the President not to abandon the Iran nuclear deal. Labour MPs are considering sending him to the privileges committee for making an untruthful statement to the effect that she had been conducting journalism courses in Iran.
  • Senate bill retains mortgage interest deduction

    Senate bill retains mortgage interest deduction

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    In a story published yesterday evening , Politico reported that House leaders have been "working to create customized data models" to show lawmakers that their constituents will not face a tax increase under the tax bill being debated in the House.
  • Saad Hariri held in Saudi Arabia, says top Lebanese official

    Saad Hariri held in Saudi Arabia, says top Lebanese official

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    The political crisis in Lebanon comes amid deteriorating relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran , both countries with vested financial and political interests in the country. Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is seen at the governmental palace in Beirut, Lebanon October 24, 2017. Mohammed bin Salman's claim, stated in a phone call with the British foreign minister, comes just days after the Saudi military shot down a missile aimed at an worldwide airport near Riyadh - and ...
  • Woman sentenced in NY kayak murder case

    Woman sentenced in NY kayak murder case

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    She told them she was happy Viafore died, that she wanted to be free of him and knew she was primary beneficiary on two of his life insurance policies. "She said, 'you know about the (kayak) plug right?'" DeQuarto said. None of the parties signaled they were pleased with the outcome. "I don't believe I was treated fairly".
  • Qualcomm signs $12 billion in China deals amid Trump visit

    Qualcomm signs $12 billion in China deals amid Trump visit

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    Mr Trump also said bilateral trade had been unfair to the United States, while Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country would be more open to foreign firms. "Boeing and China have a strong history of working together based on great mutual respect, and these orders build on that foundation". Earlier on Thursday, aircraft engine marker General Electric said it had signed deals worth $3.5 billion in China, including an agreement with Juneyao Airlines Co Ltd 603885.SS and ICBC Leasing, ...
  • Modi, Sheikh Hasina flag off new train service

    Modi, Sheikh Hasina flag off new train service

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    Speaking at the event, Modi said India takes pride in being a "reliable partner" in Bangladesh's development and said the two bridges, built at a cost of United States dollars 100 million out of India's credit to Bangladesh, would help strengthen the rail network of the latter.
  • Humana Inc. (HUM) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

    Humana Inc. (HUM) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

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    Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 7,681 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,927,777.38. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $3.18 earnings per share. Excluding one-time items, Humana earned $3.39 a share, up from $3.20 a share in the year-earlier period. They expect $3.27 EPS, up 2.75% or $0.09 from last year's $3.18 per share.
  • Kremlin Says Putin and Trump Likely to Meet in Vietnam

    Kremlin Says Putin and Trump Likely to Meet in Vietnam

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    This was declared by presidential assistant Yuri Ushakov to Russian agencies. "It will be on November 10", Yuri Ushakov was quoted as saying by Russia's official TASS news agency. Trump and Putin are both expected to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Corporation (APEC) leaders' meeting which opens in Danang, Vietnam on Friday.
  • Iran supply of missiles 'act of war': Saudi Arabia

    Iran supply of missiles 'act of war': Saudi Arabia

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    Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday dismissed the allegations that Tehran was behind a recent missile attack on Riyadh, Press TV reported. The ramping up of tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran over Yemen comes as the Saudi king and crown prince continue to tighten their grip on the oil-rich nation.
  • New York Voters Reject Ballot Measure Calling For Constitutional Convention

    New York Voters Reject Ballot Measure Calling For Constitutional Convention

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    But a second question of whether to strip pensions from convicted lawmakers was approved. "Do not let politically connected delegates, backed by anti-union billionaires, rewrite the document that guarantees your most basic rights", Andy Pallotta, president of the New York State United Teachers, told union members before the vote.
  • Kerala govt tables solar scam report in Assembly amid uproar

    Kerala govt tables solar scam report in Assembly amid uproar

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    The report also suggests an investigation under Prevention of Corruption Act against the people involved in the scam. Judicial Commission's report stated that the former CM Oommen Chandy through his personnel assisted solar energy company Team Solar and accused Sarita of enabling them to cheat customers.
  • Real grasshopper found immortalized in van Gogh painting

    Real grasshopper found immortalized in van Gogh painting

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    Locating the grasshopper's remains required magnification and a sharp eye. " Van Gogh used to paint very quickly with very thick paint, so he probably did not realize it was there". The inspection was part of a project to analyze the museum's 104 French paintings. The Museum, which studied the picture, said that the paintings, which were written in the open air, often have fragments of various small insects under a layer of paint, so the find is not unusual.
  • 'Tiger Zinda Hai' might get Banned in Pakistan

    'Tiger Zinda Hai' might get Banned in Pakistan

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    The whole movie is not yet released and it is possible that this time Pakistani Board finds nothing against Pakistan and release it in the country but totally vice versa situation can occur as well. Now its sequel Tiger Zinda Hai's trailer has launched and the question is whether it will release in Pakistan or not? Nawazuddin Siddiqui got a lot of fame alongside Salman Khan in movies like Kick and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
  • Congress observes Black Day, BJP 'Anti Black Money Day'

    Congress observes Black Day, BJP 'Anti Black Money Day'

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    The Opposition party held demonstrations across the country to mark the day. Congress workers dressed in black shirts and trousers, led by Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken, raised slogans against the Narendra Modi-led central government at Connaught Place, the heart of the city.
  • Senior police official among three killed in Quetta blast

    Senior police official among three killed in Quetta blast

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    As per reports, the blast targetted AIG Hamid Shakil's vehicle when he was leaving his house near Chaman Housing Scheme . The minister said that law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and people are giving sacrifices for the Country's security.
  • Trump in Japan to kick off Asia tour

    Trump in Japan to kick off Asia tour

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    Later, Mr Trump met with Emperor Akihito but did not appear to bow, as is customary in Japan. The Abe government's goals for the summit extended beyond just deepening the friendship between the two leaders. US and Japanese military officials are concerned that North Korea may launch a similar provocation during Trump's tour of Asia. During the tour they are also scheduled to visit South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.
  • Terry Crews files police report claiming sexual assault by Hollywood honcho

    Terry Crews files police report claiming sexual assault by Hollywood honcho

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    WME agent Adam Venit is on leave after being identified as the subject of Terry Crews' account of his own sexual assault, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. "He just grinned like a jerk", he tweeted. Representatives for WME and Venit did not immediately respond to BuzzFeed News' request for comment, nor did a spokeswoman for Crews.
  • Far-Right Goons Disrupt Senator Sam Dastyari's Dinner, Call Him

    Far-Right Goons Disrupt Senator Sam Dastyari's Dinner, Call Him "Terrorist"

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    However, One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson refused to condemn the attack and said Senator Dastyari used the incident to create publicity for his recently-released book. In a Q&A session at the pub with fellow Labor MP Tim Watts , Senator Dastyari said he was regularly subjected to similar incidents because he was a Muslim.
  • Mary Kom wins gold at Asian Championship

    Mary Kom wins gold at Asian Championship

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    Mary Kom put on display her defence tactics to fend off any threat from Hyang Mi and landed strikes as and when the opportunity came along. However the resembled completely equally with agility and accuracy, While the Mary Kom got for her ringcraft, which added some excellent footwork to out the Hyang Mi at crucial junctures.
  • German police find python in drunkard's underpants

    German police find python in drunkard's underpants

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    The man then confessed to the officers that he had been concealing a live snake in his trousers, and proceeded to reveal a 14-inch royal python - also known as a ball python. It turned out the snake, named "Chuck", belonged to a man named Neil Miller , who told WLOS that he left his pet in the room by accident when visiting a friend.
  • College athletes continue to earn degrees at record rates

    College athletes continue to earn degrees at record rates

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    Student-athletes at the University of Nevada are graduating at a record-high rate of 81 percent, according to the NCAA's Graduation Success Rate report announced today. More specifically, 14 Ohio State programs are equal to or ahead of the national GSR for their sports. The NCAA calculates the rates based on the number of student-athletes who graduated within six years after initially enrolling, in addition to those who left an institution prior to graduating but would have been academically ...
  • Delhi Police suspended for funding terror activities

    Delhi Police suspended for funding terror activities

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    The accused will be produced in court on Wednesday. During the probe, it emerged that the people and entities linked to separatists and terrorists were still in possession of a significant amount of demonetised currency notes that could not be converted into new ones, he had said.
  • No. 2 Senate Republican to introduce background check bill

    No. 2 Senate Republican to introduce background check bill

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    The Air Force confirmed Monday that it did not submit Devin Patrick Kelley's criminal history to Federal Bureau of Investigation, as required by Pentagon rules. He predicted that talk of restricting Americans' gun rights "gets us into a stalemate again", while fixing existing laws to improve the background check system is an area where "we ought to be able to work together".
  • US, South Korea, Australia Hold East China Sea Navy Drills

    US, South Korea, Australia Hold East China Sea Navy Drills

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    Intelligence experts and analysts believe Beijing's biggest concern is that a collapsed North Korea could lead to a unified and US-allied Korea on China's border and a mass migration of refugees across the Yalu river. He also gave some detail on what the first hours of a war would involve. The exercises follow a number of drills by US and South Korean forces over the previous months, carried out as a show of strength against North Korea.
  • Airtel shares dip 4 percent as Qatar Foundation offloads stake

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    Given the sale price of ₹481 per share, the sale of this stake realises a significant gain for TPPL, the company said. Bharti Airtel shares fell nearly 6 per cent as more than 243 million shares changed hands in multiple block deals, according to reports.
  • Do You Own ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) Shares?

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    A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $53.00 price objective on shares of ConocoPhillips in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. In the case of ConocoPhillips, looking at the history chart for COP below can help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue, and in turn whether it is a reasonable expectation to expect a 2% annual yield.
  • No. 1 Alabama loses linebackers Hamilton, Wilson to injuries

    No. 1 Alabama loses linebackers Hamilton, Wilson to injuries

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    They're really solid on special teams, as they're highly ranked in nearly every category in the SEC in special teams, and their specialists (kicker and punter) have done a really good job for them. "He's tough. He's probably one of the smarter players that we've had around here in my time being here in terms of being able to make adjustments, being able to make calls".
  • China's goods trade volume up 15.9 pct in Jan-Oct

    China's goods trade volume up 15.9 pct in Jan-Oct

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    China imported 80.8 million tonnes in October 2016, which was the lowest since February of that year. China's Jan-October unwrought copper imports fell 8% to 3.76 million tonnes, while copper imports in October slumped to 320,000 tonnes, the lowest for almost two years and down from 430,000 tonnes in September.
  • Pentagon has been failing to report domestic violence convictions to Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Pentagon has been failing to report domestic violence convictions to Federal Bureau of Investigation

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    Not only did he choke and kick his wife, pull her hair and punch the child - he was also accused of twice pointing a loaded gun at his spouse, according to records released to the Daily News by the Air Force. John Cornyn (R-TX), the House Majority Whip and recipient of a 93 percent score from CSP in 2016, said that he was drafting legislation that would require the military to swiftly report criminal history data to civilian databases.
  • Veterans Day free deals and discounts

    Veterans Day free deals and discounts

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    Veterans Day is right around the corner and local businesses and restaurants are honoring and thanking veterans for their service by offering free or discounted meals and services. Golden Corral will host a Military Appreciation Day Monday, Nov. 13. The free meal includes a burger, fries and drink. Cracker Barrel - Free slice of double chocolate fudge Coca-Cola cake.
  • Parents charged with 6-year-old's starvation death

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    In addition to the 6-year-old who died, the couple had five other children living with them at their Jerseyville home in southern IL, about 50 miles north of St. It was unclear why the 9-year-old was taken to a hospital. The couple also "withheld food and nourishment on a constant basis" from the boy's 7-year-old brother, who also "fell into a state of severe malnourishment caused by them", according to the documents.
  • 2 police officers shot near middle school in Georgia

    2 police officers shot near middle school in Georgia

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    The suspect, who was driving a motorcycle got off of the vehicle and went behind a house. According to CBS affiliate WGCL , the suspect was found behind a nearby house dead from a gunshot wound after a search of the area. CBS46 has learned a suspect is dead following the shooting. The shooting happened near Forest Park Middle School. They say no children were ever in danger.
  • Democratic senators propose military-style weapons ban

    Democratic senators propose military-style weapons ban

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    Senators Mazie K. Hirono and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) introduced legislation Wednesday to ban the sale, transfer, manufacture, and importation of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. "Yes, it will be a long process to reduce the massive supply of these assault weapons in our country, but we've got to start somewhere", she said. As Fox News' Tucker Carlson said on Tuesday, "He was armed with an AR-15, that's exactly the sort of rifle we've been told must ...
  • Lafayette County Veterans Day programs

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    Following prayer, Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action will be recognized by a moment of silence and "America At War" will be presented. For more information, contact Corbin at 319-696-2760. Many students will be involved in various aspects of the program. Cerro Gordo - A biscuits and gravy breakfast will be served from 7:45 to 8:30 p.m.in the junior/senior high school cafeteria.
  • Despite snub, Sharma eager to meet J&K separatists

    Despite snub, Sharma eager to meet J&K separatists

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    While the NC leader maintained that the subjects of the discussion would remain confidential, he also urged Sharma to step out and engage with as many parties as possible, instead of "sitting in his guest house and waiting for people to come to him".