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Is Walmart open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day?

Is Walmart open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day?

Stores have deals ready for procrastinators, whether you have to courageous the crowds or shop in your PJs. Or they can just get something else entirely from the store. She says that there is a typical lull in the first couple weeks of December and this year that lull was deeper than usual. You might have a tough time, as several major grocery stores will be closed on Christmas. Read More

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NORAD prepares to track Santa Claus as Christmas nears

NORAD prepares to track Santa Claus as Christmas nears

Santa Claus and his trusty elves are busy making final preparations for Christmas Eve and their annual globe-trotting trip at Santa Claus Village in Finnish Lapland. Social media is also offering tracking opportunities. Children who called were then given updates on Santa's position. They also provided additional information on Santa's location. Read More

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Boy 2nd Little Rock child slain; pastors call attention to toddler killings

Boy 2nd Little Rock child slain; pastors call attention to toddler killings

The boy was hit at least once and the grandmother was not struck. She said a man drove up behind her, apparently thought she was moving too slowly and honked his horn. A one-year-old baby was also in the vehicle. "Tonight's homicide was a road rage incident, the grandma and 3 year old victim are innocent and have no relationship w/ the suspect", police said on Twitter . Read More

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JP Morgan revises 2017 oil price forecasts

Tanker Alicante arrived Monday at the country's biggest port and will sail for Italy after loading about 600,000 barrels of crude, Adnan Omran, general manager of Al Omran International Maritime Agencies, said by phone. New York-based Morgan Stanley said the best-case scenario was if Saudi Arabia cut to 9.5 million barrels a day while, at the same time, Libya and Nigeria failed to push production above current levels. Read More

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Obama Will Reportedly Get Creative to Ban Offshore Drilling in Federal Waters

The White House announced the actions in conjunction with the government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, which also placed a moratorium on new oil and gas leasing in its Arctic waters, subject to periodic review. "Protecting the Arctic and Atlantic from unsafe drilling will give polar bears, right whales and other endangered species a fighting chance", said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. Read More

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Everton vs Liverpool, Premier League

Liverpool are now only 1/4 to finish in the top four of the table at the end of the season, whereas even the most optimistic Everton fan would be struggling to bring themselves to take the200/1. The first goal is always vital in these games and if Everton can score first we should be in for an interesting game. Gueye did well to fend off Firmino, while on the other side of the pitch, Lukaku threatened with a hard header. Read More

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Chemical leak that prompted Corpus Christi water crisis was apparently reported earlier

None of the 28 drinking water samples the Environmental Protection Agency reviewed tested positive for Indulin AA-86, an asphalt-emulsifying agent that's corrosive, the EPA said Sunday in a statement . The water crisis has not yet been resolved in Corpus Christi, and local business leaders have filed a class action lawsuit over lost profits. Clean water! When do we want it? In light of the water issue the City of Corpus Christi is facing, Laredo City Manager Jesus Olivares is reaching out. Read More

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Consumer Prices Justify Rate Hike

Consumer Prices Justify Rate Hike

The monthly index, which measures changes in the prices of goods and services bought by households, has now risen in eight of the last nine months. The year-on-year food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation prone to transitory shocks was -1,54 percent in November while the non-food inflation rate was -0,89 percent. Read More

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Bombay High Court hearing on Wadia removal suit tomorrow

Wadia asked Tata Chemicals' shareholders to vote with their "conscience' and for what is right for the company and the institution of independent director". "The investment and their costs have led to the destruction of shareholder value of your company", he said while seeking their support against the move by Tata Sons to oust him as an Independent director, which he has been for the past 35 years. Read More

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Nearly Rs 4cr in old, new notes seized

Nearly Rs 4cr in old, new notes seized

The Delhi Police Crime Branch and Income Tax Department held five persons here with Rs 3.25 crore in old currency notes , police said on Wednesday. The seized money has been handed over to the I-T department, while the police are trying to look for Lalit and Bholu in Mumbai. Tax officials have seized the cash and are analysing the mobile phone data of the arrested men, which allegedly has details of those involved in money-laundering. Read More

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GSA in the crosshairs on Trump lease

GSA in the crosshairs on Trump lease

The issue surrounds a clause in the contract that says "no member of Congress, or elected official of the Government of the United States . shall be admitted to any share or part of this Lease". On a call with reporters Trump's transition team declined to comment on the hotel lease. They include ranking member on the House Oversight and Government Reform committee, Elijah Cummings , House subcommittee on Government Operations ranking member Gerald Connolly, Peter DeFazio of the ... Read More

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