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The snow at the peak of Mauna Loa is not uncommon because it is so high, almost 14,000 feet. Yes, Virginia, not only is there a Santa Claus, but it's also snowing in Hawaii. but can you find it? "A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow", the weather service said early Friday local time. Social media users have reacted in shock with the news of snow hitting the tropical holiday destination.
  • Electric car factory planned in Arizona to have 2000 workers

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    The company projects the plant will have 2,000 workers by 2022. Lucid has been around for about 10 years, focusing on making batteries, but recently started manufacturing cars. Numerous media reports said that another key financier was Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, who made his fortune with an internet-content company that's known as "the Netflix of China".
  • Hunters kill 196K deer during Wisconsin gun season

    Hunters kill 196K deer during Wisconsin gun season

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    That's down from the more than 22,200 reported the first day of the deer-gun season past year. "The DNR is entering the next cycle for deer management regulations and will be advancing deer hunting recommendations for the next three years", said Terry Minzey, DNR Upper Peninsula regional wildlife supervisor.
  • France's Fillon Seen Beating Le Pen in Presidential Election

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    France's two-round presidential elections in April and May are being watched as the next possible shakeup of the political system, after Donald Trump won the U.S. Fillon, who is on first-name terms with Vladimir Putin after they served as prime ministers during the same period, has advocated a stridently pro-Putin policy towards Russian Federation.
  • A Texas Elector Quit His Job Instead Of Voting For Donald Trump

    A Texas Elector Quit His Job Instead Of Voting For Donald Trump

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    The board of state canvassers has certified Donald Trump's win, saying he took MI by just over 10,000 votes. In an unusual public airing of internal machinations, Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway warned Sunday that the president-elect's supporters would feel "betrayed" if he tapped former Massachusetts Gov.
  • 3 dead, at least 5 sickened after Thanksgiving dinner

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    Health officials believe that the victims might have become sick there or at the assisted-living center. Fellow attendees of the Thanksgiving meal may be able to help with the investigation. "We are extremely, extremely upset that anyone lost their lives", said Autrey James, commander at American Legion Post 161. According to health officials, the patients arrived at the hospital at various points on Friday and Saturday with nausea, diarrhea and vomiting.
  • Trump aide steps up bid to block possible Romney nomination

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    Some of Trump's supporters also lamented Trump's meeting with Romney. ". I don't think a cost of admission for party unity has to be the secretary of state position". Conway isn't the only one on Trump's team who has been critical of Romney as a possible State contender. But she did say that at the end of the day Trump would be the one to make the decision and she would back him.
  • Why we should stop calling Trump's supporters the alt right

    Why we should stop calling Trump's supporters the alt right

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    Trump condemned participants at an alt-right conference in Washington who celebrated his election victory with a Nazi salute. Through their actions and appointments as well as their words, Trump and his top aides can not distance themselves fast enough and far enough from these people.
  • Double-double for Leonard directs Spurs over Celtics

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    Jordan Clarkson had 20 points to lead the Lakers. Besides starting power forward Amir Johnson , who was held scoreless, the Celtics got solid offensive games out of their starters. Anthony scored a season-high 35 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Kristaps Porzingis and Derrick Rose scored 16 points each for the Knicks. Marco Belinelli scored 19 points, Nicolas Batum had 18 and Walker added 17 for the Hornets.
  • Offices to close for Thanksgiving | 4 days ago

    Offices to close for Thanksgiving | 4 days ago

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    Operations will resume Friday, when Thursday and Friday routes will be collected. Thursday and Friday are also court holidays. Camp T.N. Spencer, Frank Liske and Vietnam Veterans parks close on Thursday, November 24, and open on Friday, November 25, from 8 a.m.
  • US court blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million

    US court blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million

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    Salaried workers who make less than that are eligible for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a week. "Regardless, churches need to be aware of the existing regulations which have been in effect for over 60 years and be sure that they properly classify all of their employees", said Maxwell, who recently wrote a four-page article guiding churches regarding their responsibilities under federal overtime and minimum wage rules.
  • Education chief calls for end to paddling in schools

    Education chief calls for end to paddling in schools

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    Education Secretary John King, the former education commissioner of NY, recently wrote a letter to state education chiefs across the country, urging them to dispense with physical force as a method of discipline. "The majority or close to 100 percent of school districts do not allow (corporal punishment) and have adopted the policy", said Arizona School Boards Association spokeswoman Heidi Vega in an email Tuesday.
  • No. 16 Wisconsin downs Georgetown, advances to Maui Invitational final

    No. 16 Wisconsin downs Georgetown, advances to Maui Invitational final

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    The Hoyas and Cowboys will be partaking in the 3rd Place game after going 1-1 in the Maui Invitational on the winner's side of the bracket. In the latest AP poll, OR dropped from No. If you watched the game , it was pretty clear which of these teams was better at rebounding the ball on both ends. Georgetown led by 11 points with just over two minutes remaining in the second half, but OR guard Dylan Ennis had four of his nine points towards the end to get his team back in the game .
  • Strong's future in doubt after Kansas loss

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    Perrin called multiple reports that Texas has chose to fire Strong "rumors", and said Strong will be evaluated after the Longhorns play TCU on Friday. They can become bowl eligible in next week's finale at home against TCU. After losing to the worst team in the Big 12, his time as the head of the Longhorns football program is coming to an end.
  • Trump opponents try to beat him at the Electoral College

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    This was not a unique development. It gives each state a certain number of electors , all of whom vote according to the victor of the popular vote within that state . states-plus the District of Columbia-determines by local law how the electors are to be chosen. The state's director of elections, Chris Thomas, said there was one Detroit precinct that hadn't been counted until Wednesday afternoon because of a technical glitch.
  • Trump's lobbyist ban complicates administration hiring

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    Washington lobbying professionals and ethics experts say the Trump proposals are promising, but question their effectiveness. "Not only will people will not be able to registered state or federal lobbyists, but when they leave government, they will be banned from being a registered lobbyist for five years", Spicer said.
  • That's no snow: Sea of foam cascades from airport hangar

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    While the fluffy white piles may look a lot like Christmas, the chemicals in the foam can be an irritant. "As far as I know, there never was a fire, there never was a fuel leak". If there had been a fire, this system would've worked very well. And onlookers and camera crews descended on scene. San Jose Fire Capt. Mitch Matlow told reporters crews blocked the storm drains to keep the foam from spilling into the bay.
  • Kansas mother fatally shot, week-old baby reported missing

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    The baby was born November 11. No suspects have been identified in the case. Police tell us an Amber Alert requires a suspect, which they do not have. "Our main concern right now is to locate and safely return Sofia Gonzalez to her family", Ojile said. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sophia is being asked to call 800-CALL-FBI (2255-224) or 911.
  • Donald Trump's tangled web of family and business ties

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    Following Trump's election as the 45th president of the US, there was speculation that Kushner will be picked to fill the position of the Republican's chief of staff in the White House after he was spotted spending time with President Barack Obama's Chief of Staff Denis McDonough while Trump and the president were engaged in dialogue.