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Christmas tree farms open for Thanksgiving

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And once Christmas is over, you can then plant your tree in your yard. Hilliker Tree Farm is open November 18 through Dec. 24, with family activities on the weekends, including a visit from Santa the first weekend in December. They only take cash or checks, so leave the plastic at home - as well as your pets. "We're not Home Depot where you have a multitude of customers". The one thing that is certain in life is change and we are changing every day. Read More »

Girl Scouts' post about hugging goes viral

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Past research also suggests that almost one in three episodes of sexual abuse of a child is perpetrated by a family member. The organization offered parents tips on how daughters can express "appreciation, thankfulness and love" without physical contact. Read More »

Rodney Bewes, star of sitcom The Likely Lads, dies aged 79

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Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais' much-loved BBC sitcom ran from 1964 to 1966 and was followed by a sequel in colour, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? , in 1973 and 1974. Bewes would have turned 80 next week, his agent said. But despite their onscreen chemistry Bewes and Bolam were at loggerheads off it. Bolam even refused to appear when Bewes was honoured by This is Your Life. Read More »

Trump backs Roy Moore: 'He denies it'

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Trump said . "We don't need a liberal Democrat in the seat", Trump said before boarding Marine One. "I've looked at his record, it's awful on crime, it's bad on the border, it's bad on the military", Trump said of Jones, ahead of the December 12 election. Read More »

Larry Fitzgerald, Adrian Peterson's Fantasy Outlook with Blaine Gabbert Starting

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Blaine Gabbert threw for 257 yards and a career-high three touchdowns in his first start of the season with Drew Stanton dealing with a sprained knee and Carson Palmer out for the season with a broken arm. Gabbert capped that drive with a 28-yard pass to Seals-Jones. The Texans had two turnovers in the first half that Arizona converted into touchdowns. Read More »

Pakistan reaches out to China for help to build up army

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Pakistan has refused to allow free use of the Chinese yuan on the lines of the U.S. dollar in the country as officials from the two nations met to decide on a long-term developmental plan under the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ( CPEC ), a media report said on Tuesday. Read More »

Schlumberger NV (SLB) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 16,025,764 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $1,055,136,000 after purchasing an additional 8,167,945 shares during the last quarter. UBS maintained it with "Buy" rating and $90.0 target in Wednesday, September 30 report. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Loop Capital with "Buy". Read More »

Robert Mugabe Resigns as Zimbabwe's President

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On Monday evening he called for a cabinet meeting at the State house where the military only allows him to conduct government business from. In displays similar to the fall with Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu back in 1989, males, ladies and youngsters jogged next to armored vehicles and members of the military which moved with this week to get rid of the only real leader Zimbabwe has identified with, ever since the independence of 1980. Read More »

Paris edges out Dublin to host European Banking Authority

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Prague, the capital of Czechia, had also been a favourite to win the bid after the European Medicines Agency went to a Western European city. " Paris will welcome the European Banking Authority!" "The Central Bank of Ireland is an active member of the EBA and will continue to work with the Authority to achieve high quality prudential regulation and supervision across the banking sector". Read More »

Dugdale avoids suspension for going on I'm a Celebrity

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Instead Ms Dugdale will be interviewed by party chiefs once she has returned from her spell on I'm A Celebrity ... Scottish Labour will not suspend former leader Kezia Dugdale over her decision to star on I'm a Celebrity. "In accordance with standard procedure, Kezia Dugdale will be interviewed on her return to parliament and have the opportunity to present her account of events". Read More »

Lebanon's Hariri in Egypt amid resignation crisis at home

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Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he returns to Beirut next week. Media reports and analysts say el-Sissi and Macron have been trying to convince Hariri to negotiate with other Lebanese leaders a way out of the crisis, thus preventing the country's delicate political balance from unraveling and plunging it into a prolonged crisis that would fuel tension in the region. Read More »

More remains of slain U.S. soldier found in Niger

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Johnson and three other US soldiers were killed on October 4 when their convoy was ambushed as it left the village of Tongo Tongo. Johnson and three other American soldiers - Staff Sgt. Starr also noted that there were unconfirmed reports Johnson's hands were tied, but CNN has been unable to confirm the report from the Pentagon. Questions have been raised over why it took hours before backup support reached the patrol, and why Johnson's body was left behind and only recovered the following ... Read More »

Click It or Ticket underway for Thanksgiving holiday travel period

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Boyd said. The 2017 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, with 1.6 million more people taking to the nation's roads, skies, rails and waterways compared with past year, according to the release. "Each holiday travel period, troopers investigate wrecks that could have been preventable, had the drivers put safety first". Experts say thanksgiving week is the busiest travel time of the entire year in Texas. Read More »

Met Office warning of strong gusting winds and heavy rain for Sussex

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Spray and flooding on roads will probably make journey times longer. The Met Office has warned of delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport. Commuters and motorists are advised that journey times could be affected. Strong winds of up to 70mph have been forecast for coastal areas including Portsmouth overnight. Gusts of 65 to 70 miles per hour are expected along exposed coasts and over high ground. Read More »

Elephants found at scene of Tennessee tractor-trailer fire

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The elephants weren't injured and several drivers were amazed to see the animals hanging out on the side of the road. Chief Morgan said the tractor was on fire, but the trailer was not. They were able to be removed from the trailer safely after it caught on fire. After that, they continued on their way to Sarasota, Florida. The animals were being taken to Sarasota, Florida from IN when the truck hauling them caught fire. Read More »

Hells Angels FBI raid leads to racketeering indictments leads to racketeering indictments

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Those indicted included nine alleged associates of the gang's Sonoma County chapter, and one alleged associate each from its Fresno and Salem/Boston chapters, according to the US attorney's office. "The indictment unsealed this morning describes an array of serious offenses allegedly committed by the defendants including conspiracy to commit murder, assault, maiming, home invasion robbery, extortion, and witness intimidation", Stretch said. Read More »

Campbell Soup shares fall after earnings miss and profit warning

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Trading volume for Campbell Soup Company was 6.01 Million in its previous trading session. Campbell Soup Company's fiscal first quarter revenue of $2.16 billion also didn't do CPB stock any favors today. The Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.55 per share, according to consensus of 14 analysts. By taking a look at the stock's current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Read More »

Better Than 2016: Lowe's Sales Hit $16B in Q3

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Lowe's is headquartered in Mooreseville, North Carolina, and operates 2,144 home improvement stores in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Net income was $872 million, or $1.05 per share, also besting industry analyst projections by 3 cents per share. Read More »

Uighurs Escape Songkhla Detention Center

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The 20 were part of the last remaining group of more than 200 Uighurs who were detained in 2014. Turkey shares ethnic links with the Uighurs and accepts those who flee from China, where the Muslim minority are persecuted and subject to tight controls on movement. Read More »

Bali volcano spews ash and cloud

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The disaster management agency said there were 29,000 evacuees living in shelters around the volcano - well down from more than 150,000 people who were living in the shelters in September, when the volcano first showed signs of eruption. "Water vapor is formed along with underground water heating or rain water that seeps into the soil inside the crater and then direct contact with magma", the statement said . Read More »

Twitter reactions to the wacky LaVar Ball interview on CNN

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So it only made sense that having Ball on would make for great TV, giving Cuomo that much coveted ratings score. "I did hear three "President Trumps" and three 'American government.' Now they get back on American soil, he [LaVar Ball] wants to pound his chest". Read More »

Ex-US president Clinton accused of sexual harassment by four women

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The group of women are negotiating potential pay-outs with Clinton and if an agreement is not made they will go public with their claims at a press conference. Allegations of womanising, extramarital affairs and abuse dogged Clinton over the course of his political life, culminating in his 1998 impeachment and acquittal over his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky . Read More »

San Francisco Judge Blocks Trump's Sanctuary City Order

In response, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum clarifying the Department of Justice's interpretation of the order, stipulating that the federal funds to be withheld would be limited to discretionary grants from the department to local law enforcement authorities. Read More »

Descartan que el "ruido" detectado en el Atlántico sea del submarino argentino

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El punto en el que se localizó el sonido se encuentra en la zona frente a la Península de Valdés (sudeste), a 360 kilómetros en el borde del talud donde hay una profundidad promedio de unos 200 metros. El submarino (diesel) desaparecido se construyó a comienzos de la década de los 80, aunque hace cinco años se reacondicionó con nuevos motores y baterías. Read More »

Dem Rep. Settled Complaint From Staffer Alleging Sexual Misconduct

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Buzzfeed published three of the affidavits and four people involved in the case confirmed to Buzzfeed News that the documents are authentic. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) settled a complaint in 2015 from a staffer who claimed that she was sacked for refusing the congressman's sexual advances, Buzzfeed News reported Monday night, citing affidavits from the process and people familiar with the settlement. Read More »

Provost notes tax bill reform will affect graduate students

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To compensate for revenue lost in the $1.5 trillion tax cut, lawmakers eliminated some individual tax breaks . It remains to be seen what happens as the Senate deliberates on its own bill. Tax Code is the biggest rewrite of the code since 1986 and could dramatically impact undergraduate and graduate students' ability to afford the costs of higher education. Read More »

The Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Costco Wholesale (COST)

The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.02 on November 17, reaching $8.87. About 370,639 shares traded. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Wednesday, August 2. The stock has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, June 28. RBC Capital Markets maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Thursday, August 3 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Analysts' Ratings Review: Ford Motor Company (F)

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since November 20, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500. Among 12 analysts covering Cytokinetics ( NASDAQ:CYTK ), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Ga Adv holds 0.63% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) or 81,168 shares. The Virginia-based Capital Management Corp Va has invested 0.91% in the stock. Read More »

Tyson: Plans for chicken plant in Kansas remain on hold

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Tyson Foods announced yesterday it will move forward with plans to build a chicken processing plant in Tennessee. Tyson spokesman Worth Sparkman said that the company still has an interest in Kansas and will continue to consider potential sites in the state for expansion of its poultry business. Read More »