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Shabazz Napier played well for Portland, putting up 14 points and five assists. Denver scored 32 of its first 34 points in the paint on 16 baskets - all but two free throws. In the video above, Nurkic discusses the Trail Blazers' struggles playing at home and talks about Joklic's performance. The Lakers are now just 1-4 in their last five games, although three of those losses came against the Warriors (twice) and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Deadly flooding and landslides hit the Philippines

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    More than 100 people are reported to have died after tropical storm Tembin struck Mindanao island in the Philippines on Saturday (23 December). "But as we are rarely hit by typhoons, people living near rivers did not take them seriously", Salvador police chief Wilson Mislores said.
  • Environment Canada still calling for Christmas day storm

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    This system will bring snow showers to much of the region on Christmas Eve Day with up to a inch possible along and north of Highway 54. Overall, the National Weather Service is predicting a chilly yuletide, with a high near 33 degrees and westerly winds of 18 to 21 miles per hour.
  • South Sudan: Warring sides sign ceasefire deal for Christmas

    South Sudan: Warring sides sign ceasefire deal for Christmas

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    Global actors such as the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU), the coalition of three western countries (Troika) and other regional organizations and governments have welcomed the agreement signed by South Sudan's government and rebel groups on Cessation of Hostilities, Protection of Civilians and Humanitarian Access.
  • '3 Army soldiers killed at Keri along LoC'

    '3 Army soldiers killed at Keri along LoC'

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    The injured jawan has been airlifted to hospital for medical treatment. The firing took place while the Army personnel were on patrol duty. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat recently held that peace talks with Pakistan could take place only when it stops supporting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir .
  • Pope Francis to participate in Cardinal Law's funeral service

    Pope Francis to participate in Cardinal Law's funeral service

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    A view of the basilica during the funeral service for late Cardinal Bernard Law , at St. Peter's basilica at the Vatican on Thursday. Since 1950, more than 6m500 (or around 6%) of United States priests, have been accused of abusing children, with the U.S.
  • U.S. jobless rates fell in 24 states, record lows in 5

    U.S. jobless rates fell in 24 states, record lows in 5

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    The nationwide jobless rate held steady at 4.1%. Download the KIII-TV 3News app now . Tennessee first marked a historic low unemployment rate in June at 3.6 percent, which was bested by the July rate of 3.4 percent, and then fell even lower in August to 3.3 percent.
  • Rajoy refuses talks with Puigdemont

    Rajoy refuses talks with Puigdemont

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    A prominent politician in Catalonia's left-wing republican ERC party says Spanish authorities need to accept election results that gave separatists a majority in the regional parliament . Although the pro-unity Citizens party won the majority of the votes, three pro-independence parties have strengthened their position and are now able to form a coalition.
  • (MSFT) Stake Lessened by Summit X LLC

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    About 52,962 shares traded. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has risen 46.99% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., a Texas-based fund reported 663,992 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 116,205 shares in the company, valued at $9,770,516.40.
  • RJD cries political vendetta in Lalu Prasad's conviction in fodder scam case

    RJD cries political vendetta in Lalu Prasad's conviction in fodder scam case

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    A special Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) court earlier in the day found the former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad guilty in a fodder scam case . The 2013 conviction had held both Lalu Yadav and Jagannath Mishra , along with others, guilty of fraudulent transfer of money from the government exchequer and falsification of records in connection with the Rs 900 crore fodder scam .
  • CBI to probe case of girls kept captive

    CBI to probe case of girls kept captive

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    Delhi Commission for Women's chief Swati Maliwal, who had accompanied the police to inspect the place, said tweeted saying barbed wire fenced the terraces of the heavily-fortified building, and not even a bird could enter or leave the place.
  • West Ham United v Newcastle United

    West Ham United v Newcastle United

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    But Rafa Benitez insists his side are working hard and just need some luck, saying after the 1-0 defeat to Arsenal last week: "Sometimes you need a little bit of luck, sometimes it's the final decision. West Ham will target Bournemouth's Harry Arter during the January transfer window as they seek reinforcements to help their fight to stay in the Premier League.
  • Seventy firefighters tackling huge fire at London Zoo café and shop

    Seventy firefighters tackling huge fire at London Zoo café and shop

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    London Fire Brigade's Clive Robinson explained: "The fire mainly affected the café and shop". Ten fire engines were sent to the zoo, located in Regent's Park in central London. London Zoo also posted an update on Twitter, saying that while things were under control, the zoo would remain closed until further notice. The attraction, the world's oldest scientific zoo which dates it origins back to 1826, houses 20,166 animals, according to its inventory for 2017.
  • Pence makes surprise visit to Afghanistan, vows "To see it through"

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    Pence had originally planned to travel to Israel and Egypt this week, but he postponed that trip to remain in Washington while Congress passed legislation to overhaul US tax law. He also wished the soldiers a 'Merry Christmas'. The US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation coalition and Afghan troops are still battling the Taliban and al-Qaeda, but are now also fighting ISIS, where a regional affiliate of the terrorist group known as ISIS-K has established a foothold in recent years.
  • New Zealand v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Christchurch

    New Zealand v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Christchurch

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    The West Indies are playing without Chris Gayle , who has an unspecified illness, while New Zealand has rested regular captain Kane Williamson. "Today I tried to keep it as simple as possible, still remain aggressive and try to bowl a few short balls".
  • Merry Christmas to you all

    Merry Christmas to you all

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    Victory has been declared in the perceived "war on Christmas" and it seems you can't turn around without seeing Americans celebrating the triumph. The notion that saying "Merry Christmas" was in some sense prohibited under President Obama is, of course, a myth, as this supercut of the Obamas wishing people a Merry Christmas reveals .
  • Arab expat calls missile attack on Riyadh 'heroic' ... gets arrested

    Arab expat calls missile attack on Riyadh 'heroic' ... gets arrested

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    More than 8 750 people have been killed since Saudi Arabia and its allies joined the government's fight against the Huthis in 2015, triggering what the United Nations has called the world's worst humanitarian crisis. The attempted attack comes just weeks after Houthi rebels launched another missile at Riyadh on November 4, targeting King Khalid International Airport .
  • Spain's Rajoy rules out national election after Catalonia upset

    Spain's Rajoy rules out national election after Catalonia upset

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    Separatists had hailed the election as a potential moment of truth on Catalonia's independence question, a hugely divisive issue for the wealthy northeast region. "Firstly, as president of Catalonia, I would like to congratulate the Catalan population for this great lesson in civicism and democracy: a record turnout, historic participation and a turnout which has led to a result that no one can dispute", Puigdemont said.
  • Sevilla sack Eduardo Berizzo

    Sevilla sack Eduardo Berizzo

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    Berizzo's condition was made public after Seville came from three goals down to draw 3-3 with Liverpool in the Champions League group stage on 21 November. The club's board have acted swiftly to relieve Berizzo of his duties just seven months into his reign as manager with Sevilla now fifth in La Liga table.
  • Passenger bus falls into river in Rajasthan, 30 killed

    Passenger bus falls into river in Rajasthan, 30 killed

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    He had earlier said that five injured were rushed to hospitals and 10 bodies were handed over to their family members after post-mortem. At least 27 people were killed after a bus carrying passengers fell of a bridge into a river in Rajasthan.The incident took place at Sawai Madhopurs Dubi at around 9:30 am on Saturday morning.
  • PM Najib to lead protest against United States recognition of Jerusalem

    PM Najib to lead protest against United States recognition of Jerusalem

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    Yes, President Donald Trump is my good friend. "The US should not look down upon Malaysia", said Razak at the rally in the Putra Mosque in front of the Prime Minister's office in Putrajaya, days after Trump threatened to stop funding for all countries who voted against the US on the Jerusalem issue.
  • Tejashwi confident of fodder scam verdict

    Tejashwi confident of fodder scam verdict

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    Accompanied by his younger son and Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly, Tejaswi Yadav, the RJD chief arrived in Ranchi on Friday evening . Ahead of CBI court's verdict in a case of fodder scam against him, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday said that the BJP government was conspiring against him and that he was confident of being exonerated.
  • Sam Smith, Brandon Flynn take their rumored relationship to Instagram

    Sam Smith, Brandon Flynn take their rumored relationship to Instagram

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    Smith essentially confirmed he and Flynn are an item by posting a pic of the two of them together in a London elevator wearing matching unicorn headgear. Fans congratulated the couple on social media. In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres , Smith revealed he is no longer single but did not share who he was in a relationship with .
  • Memphis removing Confederate statues from downtown parks

    Memphis removing Confederate statues from downtown parks

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    Nathan Bedford Forrest and Confederate President Jefferson Davis. A crew at Health Sciences Park wrapped a strap attached to a crane around the statue of Forrest on Wednesday night, and a large truck was in place to haul it away. The city also said it hopes to move the graves of Forrest and his wife, which now reside underneath the statue, to their original burial location in Elmwood Cemetery.
  • Georgia absent during United Nations vote to annul USA recognition of Jerusalem

    Georgia absent during United Nations vote to annul USA recognition of Jerusalem

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    Romania gave an abstention vote at the December 21 UN General Assembly on the resolution on the status of Jerusalem. With apparent reference to the United States' decision earlier this month to recognize Jerusalem as the capital [NYT report] of Israel, the UNGA called on all states "to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem" and to adhere to Security Council Resolution 478 [text], which urges all member states to withdraw diplomatic missions ...
  • Durban Christmas church services

    Durban Christmas church services

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    Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Kelliher will host a Candlelight Christmas Eve service at 8 p.m. Sunday. The First Baptist Church of La Grande will have a worship service at the regularly scheduled time, 10 a.m., on Christmas Eve. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church, 701 S. Pioneer Drive. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 4201 Stoudt's Ferry Bridge Road, Muhlenberg Township: A candlelight service will be held at 7 with a Communion candlelight service at ...
  • Apple Confirmed Slow Performance of iPhone Due To Battery Age

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    At the same time, users can swap out their old batteries for a new one, but the process is little more hard than just opening the bottle cap of coke. For instance, when multiple applications are open on a phone simultaneously, the CPU will have to perform a greater number of operations, and will need more juice from the battery.
  • Rahul chairs first CWC meeting as party chief

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    BJP, particularly Mr Narendra Modi , Mr Arun Jaitley and their stooge, Vinod Rai created a "fallacious web of allegations of corruption". "I have given outside support and as of now I have not joined the BJP", he said in reply to a question.
  • U.S. will provide anti-tank weapons to Ukraine, State Dept. official says

    U.S. will provide anti-tank weapons to Ukraine, State Dept. official says

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    For years, the US has debated whether to provide Ukraine with "lethal" defensive weapons to counter separatists backed by Russian Federation in eastern Ukraine. Nauert had also addressed the conflict in Ukraine on Tuesday, saying, "Russia and its proxies are the source of violence in eastern Ukraine, and the Russian government continues to perpetuate an active conflict and humanitarian crisis through its leadership and supply of military forces on the ground".
  • Thomas Fire becomes largest wildfire in California's history

    Thomas Fire becomes largest wildfire in California's history

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    The Thomas Fire has burned 273,400 acres - or about 427 square miles - in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, authorities said Friday , making it the largest wildfire recorded in California history. The Thomas fire , which began December 4, is responsible for two deaths, has destroyed at least 750 homes, and has burned about 425 square miles (1,100 square kilometers).
  • Kasich signs OH law banning abortions for Down syndrome

    Kasich signs OH law banning abortions for Down syndrome

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    Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) signed into law on Friday a bill prohibiting abortions in OH based on a fetal Down syndrome diagnosis, his office said. There is no punishment for the woman who seeks the abortion. "I believe that life begins at conception and that abortion should never be considered an option". The president of the anti-abortion group Ohio Right to Life says it gives unborn babies prenatally diagnosed with Down syndrome a "shot at life".
  • Appeals court rules Trump's latest travel ban violates the law

    Appeals court rules Trump's latest travel ban violates the law

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    President Donald Trump's third travel ban was found illegal by a ruling of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Friday. The three-judge panel also ruled, however, that Trump can continue to bar or limit entry by people from the Mideast and North African nations if they don't have a relationship with a USA -based person or institution.
  • Vatican funeral for disgraced former Archbishop of Boston Bernard Law

    Vatican funeral for disgraced former Archbishop of Boston Bernard Law

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    Law tried to downplay what he saw as merely an embarrassment by transferring Geoghan to another parish, based on what he characterized as flawed psychiatric advice. He completed his postgraduate studies at St. Joseph's Seminary in Louisiana and at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio. In 1973, he was appointed bishop of the Springfield-Cape Girardeau diocese in southern Missouri.
  • Goa willing to consider amicable solution: Parrikar

    Goa willing to consider amicable solution: Parrikar

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    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday wrote a fresh letter to the chief ministers of Goa and Maharashtra, seeking a meeting of Mahadayi river basin states to resolve the water-sharing dispute as suggested by the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal in September 2016.
  • Trump 'May' Visit Border Wall Prototypes Outside San Diego

    Trump 'May' Visit Border Wall Prototypes Outside San Diego

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    The wedding was part of a "Door of Hope" event which allows meetings between people not allowed to cross. He requested the ceremony because he claimed he could not cross into Tijuana. The gate was open for about one hour, and only opens about once a year. Houston plead guilty in May to smuggling the three drugs and his sentencing is set for February 23, 2018.
  • Abbas rules out USA peace plan after al-Quds decision

    Abbas rules out USA peace plan after al-Quds decision

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    Abbas was speaking at a news conference after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday. The vote saw 128 countries condemn Washington's new position on Jerusalem despite the United States ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, warning that their stance would affect "how Americans.
  • Ventura families affected by Thomas Fire receive toys from Spark of Love

    Ventura families affected by Thomas Fire receive toys from Spark of Love

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    About 16,000 people had still been under mandatory evacuation orders, some who have been out of their homes for almost two weeks. As residents of Santa Barbara and Montecito waited anxiously Wednesday night to see what impacts an expected "wind event" would have, officials overseeing the battle against the Thomas Fire were giving every indication that the 16-day-old beast may finally have been tamed.
  • Messy storm will bring snow, ice across ME into Saturday

    Messy storm will bring snow, ice across ME into Saturday

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    We're looking at an area of low pressure developing along a cold front. Winter storm warnings are in place for York, Cumberland and southern Oxford counties, where cold surface temperatures could freeze rain on Saturday as it falls from warmer temperatures higher up.
  • Obama Derailed Anti-Hezbollah Operation to Secure Deal with Iran

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    Since the report surfaced, former Obama administration officials have broadly dismissed the allegations as false. It also made Hezbollah much more powerful and risky in the region. There has been a consistent pattern of actions taken against Hezbollah, both through tough sanctions and law enforcement actions before and after the Iran deal.
  • Cuomo signs order allowing pre-payment of 2018 property tax

    Cuomo signs order allowing pre-payment of 2018 property tax

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    If people see the latest move as a way to circumvent the new GOP tax bill, Cuomo, a Democrat, said "You're dammed right I am". The governor, over the past several weeks, has repeatedly bashed the GOP's tax reform effort, especially the limitations placed on deductions for state and local taxes.
  • United States backs re-election of Honduran president despite dispute

    United States backs re-election of Honduran president despite dispute

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    The FA also expressed its solidarity with the candidate Salvador Nasralla and with the Honduran people, who "resolutely face such fraud ", from the first moment in which the mechanisms were put in place for its consummation, with the active participation of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal itself.