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People Thomas Cook shares slide as United Kingdom profits fall
Author: 0 Thomas Cook shares slide as United Kingdom profits fall

Travel giant Thomas Cook has reported a 12 per cent increase in pre-tax profits for the 2017 year to September, though underlying earnings in the United Kingdom business fell 34 per cent amid rising hotel prices, the value of pound and intense competition in Spain.

People Thanksgiving forecast: Sunny, with a side of cold temperatures
Author: 0 Thanksgiving forecast: Sunny, with a side of cold temperatures

Colder air will move into the state tomorrow night . Wednesday afternoon, highs are expected to be below average in the upper 50s to low 60s with sunny skies and winds will remain out of the north around 5-10 miles per hour. Black Friday shoppers won't have to worry about adding an umbrella to their armfuls of goodies, especially if you're off to grab the morning deals.

People Mastermind Hafiz Saeed to be Released From House Detention
Author: 0 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed to be Released From House Detention

The provincial government of Pakistan's eastern province of Punjab had asked for an extension to Saeed's detention but the request was turned down by the court, reports quoting prosecutor Sattar Sahil. "It can not face an worldwide backlash in the event of releasing the JuD chief". Under the law, the government can detain a person for up to three months under different charges but for extension to that detention, it needs approval from a judicial review board.

People US Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea; three missing
Author: 0 US Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea; three missing

United States authorities told Japan that engine trouble was the suspected cause of the accident. The Navy said the ship was operating in the Philippine Sea, which is east of the Philippines, when the crash occurred at 2:45 p.m. In January USS Antietam ran aground near its base in Japan, and in May, USS Lake Champlain collided with a South Korean fishing vessel. In this June 18, 2017, handout provided by the U.S.

People Drone Strike Kills More Than 100 Al-Shabab in Somalia — US Military
Author: 0 Drone Strike Kills More Than 100 Al-Shabab in Somalia — US Military

A US defense official said that the strike on an al-Shabaab training camp was carried out by a manned aircraft, CNN reported. The strike was carried out in coordination with Somalia's federal government. The Takfiri militant group was forced out of the capital by the African Union troops in 2011 but still controls parts of the countryside and carries out attacks against government, military and civilian targets seemingly at will in Mogadishu and regional towns.

People Trump Designates North Korea As State Sponsor Of Terrorism
Author: 0 Trump Designates North Korea As State Sponsor Of Terrorism

President Donald Trump said Monday he will designate North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, subjecting the regime to additional sanctions. Should have happened a long time ago. The announcement comes after months of tension between the rogue nation and the USA, with President Trump having regularly traded personal barbs and insults with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un .

People Travel disruption 'likely' as region braces for strong winds
Author: 0 Travel disruption 'likely' as region braces for strong winds

Strong winds are also expected which could add to the hard travel conditions". It comes as the Met Office issues a series of weather warnings across the country, including for snow. Spray and flooding on roads will make journey times longer. Snow is likely to become heavy and persistent on Thursday morning before easing in the early afternoon.

People Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Released Dec 11th 2017
Author: 0 Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Released Dec 11th 2017

The Battlefield 1 Turning Tides release date has been officially announced via press release. Also featured in the December 11 content is a new Operation set in 1915 on the Gallipoli peninsula and the L-Class Destroyer. When is the New Expansion Coming to Battlefield 1? 101 years have passed since the Suez water pipeline was under construction by the British Empire - so feel the march of history as you jump into this map and cap some flags.

People Mueller's Team Investigating Kushner's Contact With Foreign Leaders
Author: 0 Mueller's Team Investigating Kushner's Contact With Foreign Leaders

Robert Mueller's investigation is now moving to Jared Kushner's interactions with foreign leaders during the presidential transition (between the November 8, 2016 election and the January 20, 2017 inauguration), with an emphasis on his attempt to prevent President Barak Obama's parting shot at Israel at the United Nations Security Council in December, when the U.S.

People Federal Bureau of Investigation offering reward for information about Border Patrol agent's death
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation offering reward for information about Border Patrol agent's death

Velasquez said Agent Martinez's partner is in "critical but stable condition". The FBI has taken over the investigation of the death of one U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent and the serious injury of another. Jose Martinez, father of Rogelio, told El Paso Times that his son was passionate about being a border agent. Martinez is the second agent to have died this year.

People Skye Kakoschke-Moore: NXT senator resigns over dual citizenship
Author: 0 Skye Kakoschke-Moore: NXT senator resigns over dual citizenship

Fighting back tears, she then reflected on her parliamentary career. In response, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull ordered all lawmakers to prove they comply with the laws by Dec 5, and at least one lawmaker besides those who have quit has raised the possibility that she is ineligible.

People Accused NYC terrorist faces 20 new charges, including murder
Author: 0 Accused NYC terrorist faces 20 new charges, including murder

If convicted on the murder and vehicle destruction charges, he would face a maximum penalty of life in prison or death, prosecutors said. Sayfullo Saipov was indicted Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. The suspect was arrested after the truck hit a school bus, stopping it in its tracks. Saipov was shot by a police officer after he carried out his attack just blocks from the World Trade Center.

People Trump's Transgender Military Ban: An Explainer
Author: 0 Trump's Transgender Military Ban: An Explainer

In July, Trump sought to ban transgender personnel from the military. This is the second legal blockage that Trump's proposed ban has faced. Garbis has ordered USA military heads not to enforce policies and directives of Trump regarding military eligibility of transgender service members and related sex-reassignment medical procedures.

People Missouri's Porter Jr. out for season after back surgery
Author: 0 Missouri's Porter Jr. out for season after back surgery

Microdiscectomy is the typical procedure for a herniated disc and relieves pressure on a spinal nerve root. "I'm excited to get after it in Orlando". Not all back injuries are the same, obviously, but the fact that Porter is so young will likely help his chances of coming back at full strength.

People Truck carrying three African elephants catches fire in Tennessee
Author: 0 Truck carrying three African elephants catches fire in Tennessee

Meanwhile, first responder Tracy Beavers snapped a photo while she and her unit were responding to the tractor-trailer fire. Chattanooga Fire Chief Lesley Morgan told news station WDEF the elephants "were huge, but well behaved". None of the animals were injured in the fire. Authorities learned the elephants were being transported from IN, where they live at a wildlife park, to Florida for the winter.

People What Donald Trump Said About Roy Moore Will Infuriate You
Author: 0 What Donald Trump Said About Roy Moore Will Infuriate You

Moore, 70, has denied any wrongdoing. His campaign held a news conference Tuesday after issuing a Monday night statement questioning the account of Beverly Nelson, who said Moore assaulted her when she was a 16-year-old waitress. Trump, who has faced more than a dozen accusations of sexual misconduct himself, dismissed questions from reporters about him backing a man accused of sexual assault over a man who is a Democrat.

People State Dept employees protest exclusion of violators from child soldiers list
Author: 0 State Dept employees protest exclusion of violators from child soldiers list

Reuters was first to report on the memo , and obtained other documents appearing to support the argument that several bureaus within the State Department recommended the three countries be listed. The decision to keep Iraq, Afghanistan and Myanmar rankled many State Department officers, especially because the department had publicly acknowledged that children were being conscripted in those countries.

People Mugabe 'resigns' as president
Author: 0 Mugabe 'resigns' as president

The ruling party also says Mugabe must resign as president by midday Monday, or face impeachment. Even in the West, he was renowned in his early years as the "Thinking Man's Guerrilla", an ironic nickname for a man who would later proudly declare he held a "degree in violence".

People Visit the state's official Christmas tree
Author: 0 Visit the state's official Christmas tree

When it comes to the price tag, the National Christmas Tree Association said shoppers could expect to see a 5 to 10 percent increase across the country as their market adjusts. Now those trees are fully grown, but there are fewer of them to go around, and there are more people looking to buy real trees. "It's being fixed as we speak", Bolen said.

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