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In the Arizona desert, coal era burns out for Navajo

BLACK MESA, Ariz. — Tradition has it that the spiritual forerunners of the Navajo people picked this spot — the high mesa land of the American Southwest — and assured the Navajo they had reached a kind of promised land. The Diné, or “children of the Holy People,” as the Navajo call themselves, were taught not to stray from the land bracketed by four sacred mountains, where they would never know the earthquakes, tornadoes and other calamities that beset their neighbors. The Navajo scratched out a living from the sparse…

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World War 3 threat: China fighter jets enter NO entry zone between North Korea and South

The Chinese warplanes included two bombers, two fighter jets and a reconnaissance plane an official confirmed. The jets were detected infringing on the Korean Air Defence Identification Zone (KADIZ), a disputed territory from the southwest of Ieo Island, at around 10am.  And according to Seoul’s chief of staff, they did not leave the zone until 1.47pm. A statement said: ”Our military confirmed that they are military planes of China through the Air Force’s Master Control and Reporting Centre.” South Korea’s fighters took “normal tactical measures” until the Chinese planes left,…

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World War 3: US to shell out MILLIONS building air bases to counter ‘Russian AGGRESSION’

Airfields, training sites ranges and other military installations are to be built across Eastern Europe close to Russian borders as well as in Iceland and Norway. It is part of the £3.4 billion European Deterrence Initiative (EDI) aimed at “reassuring” NATO’s European allies. An EDI report says: “As we continue to address the dynamic security environment in Europe, EDI funding increases our capabilities to deter and defend against Russian aggression. “Additionally, these significant investments will further galvanise US support to the collective defence of our NATO Allies, as well as…

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Power outage brings world’s busiest airport to standstill

ATLANTA — A power outage brought the world’s busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, ruining holiday travel for thousands and threatening another day of headaches, with hundreds of flights on Monday already canceled. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta lost power shortly after 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, leaving passengers trapped inside airport terminals and some in planes on the tarmac for hours. By late Sunday, the airport had canceled 1,173 flights and delayed 207, according to FlightAware.com. Delta Air Lines, which is headquartered in Atlanta, said it was canceling another…

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Ashes 2017-18: Australia v England third Test, day five – live!

This is actually hilarious. The groundstaff are scrambling the big cover back on, the wind keeps blowing it away and nearly takes a few of them with it. They genuinely look like it’s never rained here before. Maybe it hasn’t? The ABC radio box is in hysterics watching the slapstick unfold. Between laughter, Chris Rogers is noting the holes in the technique. “It rained then, and hard, for a good 30 seconds before they got the hessian on. It’s almost like they were surprised again, and had to get to…

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Atlanta airport loses power, trapping travelers in planes and terminals

Flying home for the holidays was more of a headache than usual for those traveling through the Atlanta airport on Sunday. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta — the busiest airport in the world — lost power on Sunday reportedly leaving some passengers trapped in planes and inside the airport terminals. Passengers sit stranded at the Atlanta airport, Dec. 17, 2017. Gant Laborde The airport confirmed the outage on Twitter, and the FAA said they put a ground stop in place, which means they slowed or halted inbound air traffic. A…

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French air force SHOCK: More than HALF of military planes ‘UNFIT to fly’

And the current situation is so complex, it can take 30 different contracts just to get one helicopter repaired, French armed forces minister Florence Parly has complained. Speaking during a visit to an air force based in Evreux, Normandy, Ms Parly warned at any given time, 56 per cent of all French Air Force aircraft were unfit to take to the air. She said: “If I compare the current situation… of our planes with a car, it is as if I wanted to have a car every morning that works,…

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Sex harassment cases redraw election map next year

WASHINGTON — Alabama’s stunning Senate race is over, but there are more special elections ahead — and they will all be analyzed, dissected and picked apart for what the outcomes mean for President Donald Trump and the Republicans ahead of November’s midterm elections. The political calendar in 2018 is lighter — so far — than 2017’s, which was defined by a string of high-profile contests from Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District to Alabama’s Senate race. But two congressional races and a slew of state legislative contests have already been scheduled —…

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How to cook turkey: Tricks for the BEST moist breast revealed

How to cook turkey is on the mind of those who will be tasked with creating the Christmas meal on the big day. Whether you have purchased a crown or a whole bird, everyone wants to get the best and the moistest meat. What recipe tips and tricks result in the best breast, and does the stuffing you choose make a difference? A Michelin Star chef revealed his special stuffing ingredient for the moistest breast. Michelin Star chef Asimakis Chaniotis revealed the best turkey stuffing recipe for good meat. He…

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Gym workout plan: Team GB cyclist’s seven tips for keeping off Christmas calories

With plenty of food and partying opportunities over the festive season, it’s normal to gain a few extra pounds, said Readle. It’s also natural to find it difficult sticking to gym and workout schedules, so it’s no surprise that fitness centres are always busy in the new year. But, eating certain foods before sitting down to a big Christmas dinner, and planning workout routines for antisocial hours, could help with shedding calories over the Christmas break, said Readle. Here are his top seven tips for keeping fit over the festive…

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