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WHICH NEW PATH TRUMP IS FOLLOWING IN MIDEAST

Defying dire, worldwide warnings, the president breaks with decades of U.S. and international policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.


ONCE-PROMISING POLITICAL CAREER IN SHAMBLES

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken appears on the cusp of resigning as his fellow Democrats abandon him over a series of sexual misconduct allegations.


HOMES OF RICH, FAMOUS UNDER SIEGE

A wildfire erupts in Los Angeles’ exclusive Bel-Air section as one corner of Southern California after another finds itself threatened by an outbreak of wind-whipped blazes.


WHERE A BIG MARIJUANA MARKET IS OPENING

Los Angeles is in line to become the nation’s largest city with legal recreational pot after the City Council votes to license sales and cultivation next year.


RANSOMWARE CRIPPLES GOVERNMENT COMPUTERS

A cyberattack slows county government to a crawl in North Carolina’s most populous metro area — and an official says the county will not pay the $23,000 demanded by the hacker, believed to be in Ukraine or Iran.


PUTIN ANNOUNCES RE-ELECTION BID

The Russian president says he’ll seek another six-year term next March, a late entry into a race he is poised to win easily.


WHY PRICE OF VIAGRA IS TUMBLING

Drugmaker Pfizer is launching its own cheaper generic version of the impotence pill rather than lose most sales when the drug gets its first generic competition next week.


‘IT’S NOT JUST A MOMENT. IT’S A MOVEMENT’

The “Silence Breakers” — those who have shared their stories about sexual assault and harassment — are named Time magazine’s Person of the Year.


DARK BEHEMOTH FOUND DEEP IN THE COSMOS

Astronomers discover a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation.


GOODELL SIGNS FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION

The extension for the NFL commissioner has been a source of controversy because Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones objected to the process.

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The Gilmer County Farmers’ Market in Glenville will hold its annual Christmas Market on Saturday, December 09, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Come out and shop for festive arts & crafts, handmade jewelry, leather goods, jelly, honey, baked goods, and lots more.

Hot drinks and treats will be served.

 

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Special thanks to Mary Lee McPherson for her work as the Market Manager this year.

Stop by and say hello.

Located at 720 North Lewis Street, next to the Senior Center, in Glenville.

 

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In the wake of allegations from five women alleging sexual misconduct, venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar announced that he is taking a leave of absence from his business interests

Pishevar will be stepping away for the time being from his investment firm, Sherpa Capital, his role on the board at Virgin Hyperloop One where he is a co-founder and co-executive chairman, and the boards of his portfolio companies.


Wall Street analysts at Nomura predicts Apple will launch a supersized 6.5 inch iPhone X next year, along with a successor to the iPhone X with a 5.8-inch OLED screen

These devices are expected to be similar to the current iPhone X, according to the analysts.


Amazon’s application for a pharmaceutical wholesaler license in the U.S. state of Maine has been cancelled

The cancellation occurred on December 1 and could have big implications for Amazon’s potential ambitions in healthcare.


Apple’s voice assistant Siri wrongly thinks John Travolta is dead

It looks like the error was caused by Siri misreading news reports of the death of Travolta’s son Jeff, who did die on January 3, 2009.


Apple is continuing to hire away designers and engineers from one of its most important suppliers, British chip firm Dialog Semiconductor

Dialog is currently fighting to persuade investors that its agreement with Apple is safe.


Bitcoin broke above $12,000 in a record high

Price moves have been less pronounced among the other major cryptocurrencies.


JD.com, one of China’s biggest online retailers, is planning to build 185 drone airports in Southwest China in a bid to increase services to rural areas

JD.com hopes the new drone airports would allow agricultural products from Sichuan to be delivered anywhere in China within 24 hours, and cut certain costs by up to 70%.


Microsoft has begun a renovation of its 32-acre Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View, California

The renovation project will focus on sustainability and improving employee access to outdoors spaces.


Apple bought Pop Up Archive, a small Oakland startup making tools for transcribing and organizing podcasts

“Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans,“ an Apple spokesperson told Hot Pod, which is the Cupertino company’s customary confirmation. The price couldn’t immediately be learned.


The iPhone X isn’t the best iPhone you can buy

Consumer Reports called the phone an “innovative device with a fantastic camera and beautiful display,“ the iPhone X lost to the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in a full comparison of the phones due to the X’s durability.

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