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US lumber industry seeks duties on Canadian softwood lumber US lumber industry seeks duties on Canadian softwood lumber
- November 26, 2016

This development likely means a costly and frustrating new season ahead for Canadian timber companies, which can expect to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to the U.S. mills, workers and communities by Canadian softwood lumber production subsidies and Canadian producers dumping the subsidized merchandise on the U.S. (more...)
Cloudy, damp and cool with some drizzle or a shower this evening Cloudy, damp and cool with some drizzle or a shower this evening
- November 26, 2016

Preview of next week: Monday will be sunny, then late day Tuesday a big storm system moves in. Friday: A cold front rolled through while we were sleeping last night, which stirred-up some showers early this morning. Saturday & Sunday: Mostly cloudy with off and on showers as the low pressure system stalls off the coast. Get ready for another warm to mild day Friday . (more...)
Bulgaria PM: Migrants held in camp clashes will be deported Bulgaria PM: Migrants held in camp clashes will be deported
- November 26, 2016

PM Boyko Borisov, who had to cancel a planned trip to Hungary, later arrived on the scene. Commissioner General of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry, Georgi Kostov said they were detained for "acts of vandalism", Sputnik news reported. Under a deal struck between the European Union and Ankara in March, migrants and refugees who arrived in Greece after March 20 are to be returned to Turkey. (more...)
Brightest moon in almost 69 years lights up sky around globe
- November 25, 2016

The next opportunity to see a full moon come as close to Earth will be in 2034. Additionally, supermoons in the Northern Hemisphere that occur during the winter are particularly impressive. Nothing will match it until the moon makes a similar approach on November 25 2034. On average, it is 238,900 miles (384,400 km) from the Earth, but at perigee it is about 5% closer. (more...)
Trump Cancels Meeting With New York Times Trump Cancels Meeting With New York Times
- November 25, 2016

A little after 6 a.m. Tuesday, Trump tweeted to announce that the meeting had been canceled . The Times said Trump's team actually tried to change the conditions by asking that the entire session be off the record. "Whether it's producing steel, building cars or curing disease, I want the next generation of production and innovation to happen right here on our great homeland, America, creating wealth and jobs for American workers", Trump said in the video . (more...)
Kardashians rush back for Kanye West's 'psychiatric emergency'
- November 25, 2016

Some reports state that the rapper voluntarily admitted himself to the hospital, while another states that West was handcuffed to the gurney. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was expected to make her first public appearance since her Paris robbery at the Angel Ball, a black-tie event honoring her late father, Robert Kardashian. (more...)
Turkish army points finger at Syria regime for deadly air strike Turkish army points finger at Syria regime for deadly air strike
- November 25, 2016

Turkey on August 24 launched an unprecedented operation inside Syria dubbed "Euphrates Shield" in support of Syrian opposition fighters to push IS jihadists from its border and stop the advance of Syrian Kurdish militia. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Thursday that the USA statement represented an attempt to hamper Russia's effort to "fight worldwide terrorism in Syria ". (more...)
Local Chamber of Commerce urges you to shop locally Local Chamber of Commerce urges you to shop locally
- November 25, 2016

We hope that even more Americans participate this year. Small Business Saturday was first launched in 2010 as a way to celebrate and support small businesses and the impact they have on local communities such as those in Meigs County. (more...)
Best PS4 Black Friday Deals: The Top 5!
- November 25, 2016

Currently, Sony has announced that they will be hosting a Black Friday Sale on PlayStation Store . Are you going to support PS4 Pro for The Dwarves and if so, in which ways? If you've waited this long to make the leap into a new generation of gaming, now might be a good time to do so. (more...)
Burnout Paradise, Rayman Legends and Pure added to Xbox One Backward Compatibility Burnout Paradise, Rayman Legends and Pure added to Xbox One Backward Compatibility
- November 24, 2016

It's slashed the cost of some bundles by $50. Black Friday is just right around the corner. One other person and I were on Xbox One, while the two others were on PC. $25 gets shoppers Grand Theft Auto 5, Fallout 4, Skyrim and The Division. The price for this bundle is $249 which is pretty decent. Moreover, you can also visit a lot of retail stores during Black Friday to enjoy quality deals and savings if you're going for electronics and top games for discounted purchase. (more...)
Facebook Working On Censorship Tool To Enter China Facebook Working On Censorship Tool To Enter China
- November 24, 2016

While China represents the biggest untapped market for Facebook, information and web access in the country is strictly controlled and allowing the social network in would raise the risks that unwanted news and views would spread. "You have a deal with a monster", Qiao said. More recently, Uber exited the Chinese market with a quick sale of its business there to local rival Didi Chuxing. (more...)
Trump chooses SC Gov Nikki Haley to be ambassador to UN
- November 24, 2016

But last month she said she would vote for Trump, despite reservations about his character. Our country faces enormous challenges here at home and internationally. Nikki Haley to the post of U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Haley was an early and vocal critic of the President-elect during the long GOP primary, endorsing Sens. (more...)
Look how huge the new 15-inch MacBook Pro's trackpad is Look how huge the new 15-inch MacBook Pro's trackpad is
- November 24, 2016

The MacBook Pro versions that do not include the new touch bar are equipped with a 2.0 GHz Intel Core i5 processor paired with an Intel Iris Graphics 540 GPU. As per usual, Apple outlets in major states such as NY and California are first to receive the MacBook units. However, the Fifth Avenue flagship store has stock of all Touch Bar MacBook models. (more...)
Old Trafford sleepover: United fans hid in bathroom Old Trafford sleepover: United fans hid in bathroom
- November 23, 2016

Recall that on Sunday, May 15, there was panic at Old Trafford as police evacuated Manchester United's home stadium on the final day of the English Premier League 2015/2016 season. "He is getting closer and I told him on Saturday that he is going to be involved in the game against Feyenoord", Mourinho said . Mourinho believes that, with proper game management, Mkhitaryan can overcome his hard start at United. (more...)
Protection Urged for Shia Muslims in Afghanistan Protection Urged for Shia Muslims in Afghanistan
- November 23, 2016

Worshippers had gathered at the mosque 40 days after Ashura, a commemoration of the death of Imam Hussein , the grandson of the prophet Mohammed who was killed in Iraq in 680 AD. Earlier this year, a powerful blast targeting Shia muslims during Ashura killed 14 people in northern Afghanistan. One was on a demonstration by the mainly Shiite Hazara community in July which killed more than 80 people, in the deadliest attack on civilians since 2001. (more...)
Trump's extensive deals in India raise conflict-of-interest concerns
- November 22, 2016

Donald Trump has been adamant that his business will mean nothing to him as president, telling 60 Minutes last week "I don't care about hotel occupancy". How other countries may use Mr. Trump's business interests in bilateral relations remains a highly controversial issue as the transition inches ahead. (more...)
Zak Brown accepts role after Ron Dennis' departure Zak Brown accepts role after Ron Dennis' departure
- November 22, 2016

In the past he ran the sports marketing division at privately-§owned media and PR company Chime Communications. Sky News reported his leave came after backlash from other shareholders who opposed a Chinese takeover offer that Dennis supported. (more...)
Things you missed on Koffee with Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor Things you missed on Koffee with Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor
- November 22, 2016

And as we know, Karan Johar is completely out there and blunt when he has to make his celeb guests reveal something about themselves.While these were the comparitively easier questions, he next asked both of them if Arjun's penis is bigger than Varun's . (more...)
Prescott, Cowboys beat Ravens 27-17 for 9th straight win
- November 22, 2016

Like a majority of the sizable contingent of Baltimore fans who attended the game, I came to Dallas several days early. From the start, the Ravens' top-ranked defense was handicapped by Jimmy Smith's absence with a back injury, having to cover the Dallas receiving corps with the undersized Tavon Young and Shareece Wright, whose hamstring trouble had kept him inactive for four of the last five games. (more...)
Google upgrades Popular Times to show real-time results Google upgrades Popular Times to show real-time results
- November 22, 2016

People can check now that the crowd (or) engagement of the pollution in certain time for a location. This should show you in real-time if a place is busy and whether or not you may want to avoid it. As mentioned in a report from TechCrunch , the non real-time feature was generally accurate, but it didn't take things like special events into consideration. (more...)
Look up in the sky - it's the Supermoon Look up in the sky - it's the Supermoon
- November 22, 2016

According to NASA , the moon was closest to Earth at 5:21 a.m. (CST) today when the moon was a neighborly 221,532 miles from Earth. When the Moon is full at the perigee of this orbit, it has come to be known as a "Supermoon". "This month the moon is 14 percent closer at perigee than at apogee, and so it exerts 48 percent more tidal force during the spring tides of November 14 than during the spring tides near apogee two weeks before and after", Space.com says. (more...)
Rocket carrying crew of 3 blasts off for Int'l Space Station Rocket carrying crew of 3 blasts off for Int'l Space Station
- November 21, 2016

Scheduled to arrive at the orbiting laboratory on Saturday evening (Nov. 19), Whitson, Novitskiy and Pesquet will be welcomed by Expedition 50 commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and flight engineers Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko of Roscosmos , who arrived at the space station in October. (more...)
UN climate talks end with pleas for Trump to join fight UN climate talks end with pleas for Trump to join fight
- November 21, 2016

Nether Trump nor anyone from his transition team have talked publicly about global warming since his election. In a statement issued by his spokesperson in New York, Mr. In keeping with the momentum built up in the last one year, countries at the Marrakesh climate change conference on Saturday made a decision to "accelerate" the work on framing of rules for the Paris Agreement to ensure its early implementation. (more...)
Kansas beats Texas for first time since 1938, 24-21 in OT
- November 21, 2016

Through three seasons, Strong is16-20 with one game remaining against TCU to try to push the Longhorns back to a bowl game after last year's absence at 5-7. "Not much needed to be said". Four quarters, six turnovers, and an overtime later, the Jayhawks were celebrating a victory over a Texas team that may not have a head coach much longer. (more...)
Best weather satellite ever built rockets into space
- November 20, 2016

A single hydrogen-powered Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-1 engine in the rocket's Centaur second stage then fired up to continue the push to space. Scientists with NOAA (The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) have described the difference between our current satellites and GOES-R as being like going from a black and white TV to high definition in one step. (more...)