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FRESH ACCUSATIONS TURN UP HEAT ON ALA. SENATE CANDIDATE

Top Republicans pressure Roy Moore to leave the race after a woman’s emotional account alleging Moore sexually assaulted her years ago when she was 16.


DEATH TOLL CLIMBS PAST 400 IN IRAN-IRAQ QUAKE

Rescuers dig through wrecked buildings for survivors, and the military sets up field hospitals in the border region for thousands of injured.


HOW TRUMP IS RESHAPING FEDERAL COURTS

Trump nominates white men to judgeships at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening diversity.


SAUDIS DROP YEMEN BLOCKADE

The move suggests the kingdom’s bullish young crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, may be trying to pull back from the edge of a catastrophic regional crisis.


WHY TORRENTIAL TEXAS RAINSTORMS COULD BECOME MORE COMMON

Climate change means extreme rainfall — like the three feet spawned by Hurricane Harvey — is six times more likely to hit the Lone Star State than in the past.


WHAT NEW GUIDELINES SAY ABOUT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Updated standards show nearly half U.S. adults have high blood pressure, according to an announcement at an American Heart Association conference.


SESSIONS RETURNS TO CAPITOL HILL IN RUSSIA PROBE

The attorney general’s appearance comes amid growing evidence of contacts between Russians and Trump’s camp.


WHO’S BACK IN DC, WEEKS AFTER ATTACK

Kentucky Republican Rand Paul did not lift his arms during a Senate vote, having suffered six broken ribs when a neighbor tackled him November 03.


ONE OF JFK’S FINAL AUTOGRAPHS UP FOR SALE

A rare documents dealer wants $80,000 for a photograph Kennedy signed a day before the assassination.


‘IT’S A BLACK MOMENT FOR OUR GAME’

Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi sums up the country’s agony as the team fails to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades.

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Students in Glenville State College’s Theater program will be performing ‘A Christmas Carol’ as their second full show of the fall 2017 semester. The performance will run for three evenings, Tuesday, November 14 through Thursday, November 16, and begins at 7:00 p.m.

The holiday classic follows Charles Dickens’ familiar story but in an uncluttered and original way. The play tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser, and how a visit from his former business partner changes him into a kinder man.

The ensemble cast includes Logan Saho as Ebenezer Scrooge, John Chambers as Bob Cratchit, Eric Jones as Fred and Marley, Katie Miller as Sarah, Erica Butler as Wilhelmina, Heather Salisbury as Barbara,  Grace Yu as the Ghost of Christmas Past, Chase Rakes as Fezziwig and Joe, Hannah Curfman as Mrs. Fezziwig, Stephen Boyer as the Ghost of Christmas Present, Joshua Smith as Peter Cratchit, Victoria Guillory as Mrs. Cratchit, Shelby Riffle as Martha Cratchit, Cassius Dotson as Eliza Cratchit, Annalyse Petty as Emma Cratchit, Angeles Burgess as Mrs. Dilber, Mazie Elliott as Sukey, Megan Sturm as Caroline, Shiann Smith as Fan, and Preston Allison as Dick and Topper.

The play will be presented in the President’s Auditorium in the Heflin Administration Building. Admission is free for GSC students and $3.00 for general admission. The play is suitable for all ages.

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SoftBank’s investment into Uber is a done deal

“We’ve entered into an agreement with a consortium led by SoftBank and Dragoneer on a potential investment,“ Uber said.


Netflix canceled its second Louis C.K. standup special after sexual misconduct allegations

“Louis’s unprofessional and inappropriate behavior with female colleagues has led us to decide not to produce a second stand up special,“ Netflix said.


Dyson’s electric car will have driverless elements

The car will also be completely self-made, as opposed to using parts from external companies.


Alibaba sold $25.3 billion worth of goods on Singles’ Day

The 24-hour event includes everything from an interactive fashion show to virtual games.


Uber lost an appeal in its landmark UK case over its drivers’ employment rights

The judge upheld the decision to force Uber to treat its drivers in the UK as employees, not self-employed contractors.


Apple will release a software fix for iPhones that stop working in cold weather

The iPhone X has an issue where the touchscreen stops working when it gets very cold.


British startup Graphcore raised $50 million for its specialized artificial intelligence chips

Sequoia Capital lead this round of funding.


Reddit banned Incel, a community that advocated rape and violence against women

The group was estimated to have as many as 40,000 members.


Facebook is reportedly looking to create a new office over the road from Google’s London HQ

It’s keen to move into the King’s Cross area.


Some iPhone X units suffer from crackling speakers at high volume

It comes weeks after a similar issue happened in the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.

 

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