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Thousands more US troops could be headed to the middle east

(CNN) – Thousands more American troops could be deployed to the middle east. Iran has recently transferred short range missiles to Iraq, posing a threat to US troops in the area. US military officials say the most realistic options are to potentially send four-to-seven thousand additional US troops to the region. Thursday, President Trump voiced his support for the people…

All 50 states have now reported vaping related illness

(CNN) – All 50 states are now dealing with a vaping related illness case. The CDC is recommending that e-cigarette users stop using vaping products that contain THC since it has identified vitamin e acetate, often used as an additive in THC-containing products. The CDC reports as of November 20th, officials were dealing with 2,300 cases of lung injury linked…

List of 2019 top baby names released

(CNN) — Expect to hear a lot of ‘Charlottes’ and ‘Liams’ when the class of 2037 collects their diplomas at high school graduation. The most popular baby names of 2019 were just announced and they may surprise you. The website, babynames.com tallied the popular names on the lists of its millions of users. Charlotte topped the list for girls….perhaps an…

Cost of Christmas trees still going up because of the 2008 recession

(CNN) – There are fewer Christmas trees to go around this season. According to the National Christmas Tree Association two major tree-producing states, North Carolina and Oregon, have fewer trees to offer this year than in years past. The organization says the shortage is due to the great recession. Farmers planted fewer trees in 2008 and 2009 because tree sales…

White House decorated for Christmas with patriotic theme

(CNN) – The White House has unveiled it’s 2019 Christmas decorations. First Lady Melania Trump announced “The Spirit of America” as this year’s theme. In a description released by the White House, the East Room decorations include four star-spangled trees with stars and cascading ribbons, along with eagles and the American flag. The First Lady says she is “excited for…

A hotline to answer your cooking questions is up and running

(CNN) — Cooking up the perfect turkey this Thanksgiving is no easy feat, but this year help is just a call away. “Jennie-O Turkey Store” can provide you with expert chef advice come November 28-th. According to Jennie-O Turkey Store, the hotline can give some savory advice for any holiday cooking questions you might have. As we get closer to…

Twitter will start deactivating accounts inactive for more than 6 months

(CNN) – Social media giant Twitter announced it will start getting rid of accounts that aren’t used. Yesterday they announced that if if you haven’t logged on to Twitter in at least six months your account could get deleted. Fortunately, users who regularly log on, but don’t tweet don’t have to worry about losing their access. Twitter says purging the…