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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:04:00 EST
Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks
Attorneys for Michael Brown's family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, while the officer insisted in his first public statements that he could not...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:34:00 EST
Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson 'tussle'
Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:54:00 EST
Obama: No excuse for violent, destructive protest
President Barack Obama sharply rebuked protesters Tuesday night for racially charged violence in Missouri, saying there was no excuse for burning buildings, torching cars and destroying other property after a grand jury...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:23:00 EST
Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US racial problems
The violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect simmering U.S. tensions over racial discrimination that could undermine the country's stability, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:13:00 EST
Tough to make a case against police in shootings
A Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a policeman for the killing of Michael Brown illustrates the difficulty of making a case against officers in fatal shootings and points to the likelihood of a similar...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:44:00 EST
Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence
By JESSE WASHINGTON AP National Writer Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:43:00 EST
A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future
The weeks of anxious waiting and hours of deliberating ended Monday, but the grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of black 18-year-old Michael Brown will...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:53:00 EST
Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel
Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:43:00 EST
Official: Afghan president orders military review
President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a top-to-bottom review of the operations of Afghanistan's defense forces, including discussing the resumption of controversial night raids banned by his predecessor.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:04:00 EST
2 teen female bombers kill more than 40 in Nigeria
The teenage girls entered the busy marketplace separately Tuesday, their vests of explosives hidden beneath their full hijabs.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:54:00 EST
Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods
Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:34:00 EST
Cash cut to Ukraine rebel areas in risky strategy
For hours, small crowds in Donetsk huddle hopefully in the cold around cash machines that never get filled, as artillery rumbles in the distance.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:13:00 EST
Activists: Syrian strikes kill 60 in IS-held city
Syrian government warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday on the de-facto capital of the extremist Islamic State group, killing at least 60 people, shattering shop fronts and setting dozens of cars ablaze,...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:03:00 EST
Pope to Europe: Accept immigrants, create jobs
Pope Francis sought Thursday to inspire an old and "haggard" Europe to find its vigor and greatness once again, urging European governments to welcome migrants, care for the elderly and create jobs for the unemployed.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:35:00 EST
Iran nuke talks face obstacles even with more time
The United States and Iran say a new deadline in nuclear talks could allow them to finally reach a deal. But Tehran's apparent reluctance to compromise may soon leave U.S. negotiators running out of ideas on how to...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:34:00 EST
Unboxing videos online chronicle the big reveal
Rrrrip goes the packing tape and squeak goes the protective foam. Are there sweeter, more seductive sounds than the opening of a new toy or gadget?

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:23:00 EST
Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete
Ships from Greece rushed to help after a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants floundered for hours Tuesday in gale-force winds and high waves in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:04:00 EST
Report: Spies lacked info to stop soldier's murder
Britain's intelligence agencies were monitoring two al-Qaida-inspired extremists who killed a British soldier on a London street, but did not know about a key online exchange that could have alerted authorities to the...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:04:00 EST
'Cosby' author sorry for omitting assault charges
The author of a new Bill Cosby biography is apologizing for not pursuing allegations that the comedian had drugged and sexually assaulted numerous women.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:04:00 EST
Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that
By JUSTIN PRITCHARD Associated Press Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:04:00 EST
Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options
Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:54:00 EST
Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors
Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:33:00 EST
Helium: It gives NYC's Thanksgiving parade a lift
It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:53:00 EST
Britain wins 3 International Emmys
British TV productions took three trophies Monday night at the 42nd International Emmy Awards, including best actor for Stephen Dillane and best drama for the thriller "Utopia."

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:45:00 EST
Mexican boy who had massive tumor recovering
An 11-year-old Mexican boy who had pieces of a massive tumor removed and who drew international attention after U.S. officials helped him get treatment in New Mexico is still recovering after an 11-hour surgery.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:25:00 EST
Crew docks at International Space Station
A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:04:00 EST
Does bad behavior really hurt business?
Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior actually...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:04:00 EST
Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:13:00 EST
AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
The U.S.-led coalition was still bombing Islamic State positions in Kobani last week, blunting the extremists' drive to capture the town in northern Syria.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:43:00 EST
Transcript: Men debated killing final victim
Late at night, the two convicted sex offenders exchanged text messages debating whether to kill their next victim or spare the life of the pretty, young woman they had picked up just hours before.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:33:00 EST
Iraq to overhaul Baghdad security to stop bombings
Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from attacks by the Islamic State. The...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:13:00 EST
Forsett dominant as Ravens beat Saints 34-27
After each of his two touchdowns, Justin Forsett kneeled in the end zone, spread his arms wide and tilted his head back as if gazing toward the heavens beyond the Superdome roof. As he did so, the Ravens running back...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:13:00 EST
'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion costume fetches $3M
The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film "The Wizard of Oz" and the piano from the movie "Casablanca" each sold for over $3 million at a New York City auction.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:03:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:33:00 EST
Highlights of testimony in Michael Brown shooting
By DAVID A. LIEB and DAVID B. CARUSO Associated Press A St. Louis County grand jury met for 25 days over three months and heard more than 70 hours of testimony from about 60 witnesses - many of whom gave...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:23:00 EST
Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard in streets
Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early Tuesday and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael Brown's death turned violent,...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 02:43:00 EST
No charges in Ferguson case; chaos fills streets
A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 02:33:00 EST
Hagel resignation comes at messy moment for US
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 02:13:00 EST
A look at what's ahead in the Ferguson case
A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. The decision resolves one aspect of...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:34:00 EST
Pablo Sandoval reaches multiyear deal with Red Sox
From his three-homer game in the 2012 World Series to that lasting image of his arms in the air celebrating another championship last month, Pablo Sandoval left quite a mark in San Francisco.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:22:00 EST
Obama appeals for calm after Ferguson decision
President Barack Obama appealed for calm and understanding in Ferguson on Monday after a grand jury decided not to indict in the death of Michael Brown, pleading with both residents and police officers to show restraint.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:42:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:13:00 EST
Japan's young fret as unexpected recession hits
When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decided last week against walloping Japanese with another tax hike, it was cause for worry not celebration among the country's young.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:13:00 EST
Kerouac letter discovery shows poet didn't toss it
When a letter credited with inspiring Jack Kerouac to create a new literary genre suddenly surfaced, no one was happier than an 86-year-old poet and playwright from New Jersey.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:43:00 EST
Police: 1 suspect confessed to killing 5 women
Steven Dean Gordon spent hours methodically telling a police detective how he and an accomplice randomly chose five women to rape, strangle and throw into trash bins.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:13:00 EST
GOP wisdom shifts on immigration
The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:03:00 EST
Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'
A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:34:00 EST
Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the...

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:02:00 EST
Iran nuclear talks stumble, extended until July
A yearlong effort to seal a nuclear deal with Iran fizzled Monday, leaving the U.S. and its allies little choice but to declare a seven-month extension in hopes that a new deadline will be enough to achieve what a decade...

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:12:00 EST
Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region
Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:05:00 EST
Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers
A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:05:00 EST
Pentagon chief Hagel stepping down under pressure
Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration's...

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:03:00 EST
Health care M&A leads global deal surge
By LINDA A. JOHNSON and STEVE ROTHWELL AP Business Writers In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:54:00 EST
Fears of major flooding in snowbound Buffalo ease
Fears of disastrous flooding from a rapid meltdown of the Buffalo area's 7 feet of snow eased on Monday, but high winds became a menace, threatening to knock down trees and power lines.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:53:00 EST
Israel resumes razing homes to punish attackers
Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn't do.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:23:00 EST
'Today' looks to rebound from tough week
It's rarely a good sign when morning television hosts are painfully bantering about whether they are keeping their jobs.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:12:00 EST
Erdogan: women are not equal to men
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a new controversy on Monday, declaring that women are not equal to men and accusing feminists of not understanding the special status that Islam attributes to mothers.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:02:00 EST
Swiss museum gets huge, priceless art trove
A Swiss museum accepted a massive, priceless trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt on Monday, promising to work with Germany to make sure that any Nazi-looted pieces in it are returned...

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:53:00 EST
Pressure builds after Pacquiao win for Mayweather
Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn't care.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:34:00 EST
AP Exclusive: Letter that inspired Kerouac found
It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre - 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:22:00 EST
Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain
A 30-year-old Australian has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:22:00 EST
One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs
By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer...

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:13:00 EST
Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport
A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being...

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:42:00 EST
GOP hopefuls avoid specifics in response to Obama
The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama's order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants in the...

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:32:00 EST
Seahawks rebound vs. Cards; Pats improve to 9-2
By The Associated Press Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks did some soul searching before their showdown with the Arizona Cardinals.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:22:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:02:00 EST
Monumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs down
Pigs root through garbage piling up in a working class neighborhood. City buses improvise routes on streets clogged with triple-parked cars. On rainy days, muck-choked sewers make crossing the road a Herculean labor.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:32:00 EST
For 1 night on stage, embattled Cosby his old self
The protesters didn't show, the would-be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:22:00 EST
Report: Global obesity costs hits $2 trillion
The global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually - nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism, according to a new report released Thursday.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:22:00 EST
Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood
It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:53:00 EST
AP Exclusive: Some in NSA warned of a backlash
Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash...

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:32:00 EST
British banker can plea in HK murder case: Judge
A Hong Kong judge on Monday deemed a British banker charged with murdering two Indonesian women fit to enter a plea in his case based on the results of psychiatric reports.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:52:00 EST
Sydney mother dumps new-born in drain
A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son who was allegedly abandoned in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:52:00 EST
Dozens take refuge from Japan quake aftershocks
Dozens of villagers remained in shelters Monday as aftershocks rattled a region in central Japan hit by a weekend earthquake that injured at least 41 people and destroyed more than 50 homes.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:42:00 EST
Chilean moms growing support for medical marijuana
Paulina Bobadilla was beyond desperate. The drugs no longer stopped her daughter's epileptic seizures and the little girl had become so numb to pain, she would tear off her own fingernails and leave her small fingers...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:22:00 EST
Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury
Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:21:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Monday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:42:00 EST
Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations
By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom....

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:31:00 EST
Admiral denies role in counterfeiting casino chips
An admiral linked by Navy investigators to counterfeit casino chips denied Sunday that he played any role in making them.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:22:00 EST
'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million
"Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the previous installments of "The Hunger Games," but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:22:00 EST
Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy
President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:12:00 EST
Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:02:00 EST
Marion Barry remembered for love of DC
By The Associated Press Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:53:00 EST
Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms
First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:32:00 EST
US tells Iran to consider nuclear talks extension
The U.S. told Iran Sunday that it's time to consider extending nuclear talks, in the first formal recognition by Washington that frenzied last-minute diplomacy may not be enough to seal a deal by a rapidly approaching...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:42:00 EST
AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan
U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:42:00 EST
Israeli Cabinet moves to define Israel as Jewish
In a move likely to further inflame tensions with Israel's Arab citizens, the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:01:00 EST
As Cosby allegations spiral, fallout mounts
By The Associated Press Since renewed allegations of sexual assault erupted in late October, Bill Cosby has seen a career resurgence begin to crumble. Here's what's happened since Oct. 31:

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:42:00 EST
Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways
Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:11:00 EST
Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making
By The Associated Press The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:51:00 EST
Pope canonizes 2 Indians, 4 Italians
Pope Francis canonized six new saints Sunday, including a priest and a nun from the Indian state of Kerala, in a packed ceremony in St. Peter's Square.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:33:00 EST
Suicide bomber kills at least 45 Afghans
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people in the country's deadliest terrorist attack this year, officials said.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:12:00 EST
New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy
You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:41:00 EST
Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much
By J.M. HIRSCH AP Food Editor Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but - and here's something you can be truly thankful for - it probably won't empty your wallet.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:32:00 EST
Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow
The weekend offered the Buffalo region a chance to dig out of record levels of deep snow before a flood warning took effect because of rising temperatures and rain.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:21:00 EST
Islamic State group recruits, exploits children
Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:13:00 EST
Iraqi premier, US look to aid Islamic State battle
Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group focused their offensive Sunday on the city of Ramadi, backed by Sunni tribal fighters that the U.S. plans to arm.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:21:00 EST
2009 massacre haunts Philippines as trial slows
Five years after gunmen flagged down a convoy of cars in a southern Philippine province and massacred all 58 occupants, including scores of journalists, the body count continues to rise.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:21:00 EST
Out of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:52:00 EST
Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:22:00 EST
Pacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates
Manny Pacquiao couldn't resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:01:00 EST
Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet
Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:31:00 EST
Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats
A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff's deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:52:00 EST
NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014
Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of the year.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:52:00 EST
Correction: Wintry Weather story
In a story Nov. 21 about the Buffalo snowstorms, The Associated Press reported erroneously that warmer temperatures could make the snow heavier. Warmer temperatures alone would not increase the snow's weight.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:41:00 EST
37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Japan quake
Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:02:00 EST
Uber investigating if exec broke 'God' app rules
Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular car-booking service's privacy policies by snooping on a reporter's ride.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:32:00 EST
Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya
One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:51:00 EST
Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations
By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom....

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:21:00 EST
Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response
United against President Barack Obama but uncertain how to stop him, outraged Republicans struggled for a response on immigration Friday that would check the president without veering into talk of impeachment or a...

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:51:00 EST
Kerry says gaps remain in talks about Iran's nukes
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is warning of "serious gaps" in the talks about a nuclear deal with Iran, and if major differences persist the possibility of extending past Monday's deadline is seeming more likely.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:31:00 EST
California Indian casinos embroiled in turmoil
When it comes to controlling California's flashy Las Vegas-style casinos, the stakes are enormous for tribes who own the gambling operations that collectively generate billions of dollars a year to sustain Native...

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:51:00 EST
Report questions role of wealth in Lanza's care
A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School...

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:01:00 EST
AP PHOTOS: A look at Greece's Macedonian legacy
They were the ancient world's ultimate social climbers.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:21:00 EST
Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan
President Barack Obama unveiled one of the most sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system in decades, shielding millions from deportation.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:51:00 EST
Hundreds evacuated after London hotel explosion
A suspected gas leak touched off an explosion in the basement of the Hyatt Regency Churchill in London, injuring 14 people and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of hotel guests, authorities said Saturday.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:41:00 EST
Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips
The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire...

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:01:00 EST
Bahrain holds its first major vote since unrest
Voters in Bahrain cast ballots Saturday in the island kingdom's first full parliamentary election since Arab Spring-inspired protests nearly four years ago, but a boycott by the country's opposition overshadowed...

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:41:00 EST
Iraqi forces, Islamic State group battle in Ramadi
Iraqi soldiers backed by Sunni fighters launched a major operation Saturday to retake a section of the city of Ramadi seized by Islamic State group militants, an official and residents said.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:00:00 EST
Florida crowd cheers comedy from embattled Cosby
As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with cancellations, the embattled entertainer joked about his usual subjects of family, wives and childhood Friday to a cheering audience that greeted him with a standing ovation...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:20:00 EST
$139M deal reached in school sex abuse case
The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay more than $139 million to end remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous lewd acts on his students, according to the...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:00:00 EST
Marine with robotic leg braces gets Bronze Star
A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:41:00 EST
Unarmed man killed by police in NY housing complex
A rookie police officer walking with his gun drawn in a darkened stairwell of a crime-ridden public housing complex accidentally shot and killed a man who was leaving the building with his girlfriend, authorities said Friday.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:50:00 EST
Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter
School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama just in time for the holiday - with a sarcastic Twitter hashtag about unappealing school lunches.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:31:00 EST
More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape
Performances by Bill Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington State have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them many years ago.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:31:00 EST
House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories
A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya,...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:01:00 EST
Iran nuke talks stalled, despite Kerry efforts
Contentious nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran hit a new snag Friday after Iran apparently again turned down U.S. demands for concessions, leaving negotiations in limbo just three days before a deadline for a deal.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:50:00 EST
A look at how FDA-approved robotic leg braces work
Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, who was paralyzed by a sniper's bullet two years ago in southern Afghanistan, is walking again thanks to a set of robotic leg braces known as the ReWalk system. Herrera is the first in the...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:41:00 EST
Ukraine's Facebook revolution, 1 year later
Ukraine's revolution began with a status update on Facebook.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:10:00 EST
US, Turkey still not in sync on Syria
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday became the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic State extremists.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:01:00 EST
Islamic State group's drive for Kobani is blunted
More than two months into its assault on Kobani, the Islamic State group is still pouring fighters and resources into trying to capture the besieged Syrian Kurdish town, but the drive has been blunted.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:21:00 EST
Biden urges Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden criticized Russia on Friday for its role in eastern Ukraine, urging Moscow to uphold a cease-fire in the war-torn region as he visited Kiev on the anniversary of the country's...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:11:00 EST
93-year-old woman marks 75 years with same company
Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:11:00 EST
Outrage in Italy after asbestos case is thrown out
Premier Matteo Renzi added his voice to a chorus of outrage across Italy on Thursday after the country's highest court threw out a conviction against a Swiss businessman for some 3,000 asbestos-related deaths blamed on...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:40:00 EST
UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show
Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:21:00 EST
German art collector's cousin claims inheritance
A cousin of the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt is laying claim to his priceless art trove, raising the possibility of a legal battle as a Swiss museum that Gurlitt named as his heir prepares to announce whether it...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:31:00 EST
Narco culture surrounded slain Miss Honduras
Maria Jose Alvarado expected some difficult questions about her country at the Miss World pageant in London, so the 19-year-old beauty queen enlisted a teacher to help her prepare.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:40:00 EST
Grocery chain's Christmas ad stirs tears, outrage
Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:10:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:41:00 EST
Japan's lower house dissolved for early election
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament on Friday, forcing an early election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued government so he can pursue his policy goals.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:00:00 EST
Raiders snap 16-game skid with 24-20 win vs. KC
Sio Moore sacked Alex Smith and started to celebrate in the Kansas City backfield with Oakland Raiders teammate Khalil Mack.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:30:00 EST
For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders
President Barack Obama's sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, six-year quest to make headway on a thorny issue that has at times put the White House at odds with some of its fiercest supporters.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:51:00 EST
Peterson says 'fresh start' might be best
Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:29:00 EST
Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders
Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:10:00 EST
New Egypt comic artists push limits of expression
A new feminist comic book, the Jewelry Box, has emerged in Egypt, the latest addition in a blossoming scene of alternative comics, as artists seek freer outlets of expression in a country where independent voices are...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:40:00 EST
Raiders snap 16-game skid with 24-20 win vs. KC
After 368 days and 16 straight losses, the Oakland Raiders finally had something to celebrate.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:40:00 EST
Afghanistan's first fun park brings joy amid war
Excitement builds in the queue forming behind the barbed-wire security fence outside Afghanistan's first amusement park as children in bright clothes clutch their parents' hands and hop from foot to foot in...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:30:00 EST
Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex
A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:00:00 EST
Union: Charges seem unlikely for Ferguson officer
The suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown seems confident that he will not face criminal charges from a grand jury that has been investigating the case for several months, a police union official...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:40:00 EST
Roofs collapse as Buffalo clobbered by more snow
Roofs began to creak and collapse and homeowners struggled to clear waist-high drifts atop their houses Thursday as another storm brought the Buffalo area's three-day snowfall total to an epic 7 feet or more.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:21:00 EST
Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety
There were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:10:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Friday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
Obama calls immigration plan commonsense, lawful
President Barack Obama was addressing the nation on Thursday night about executive actions on immigration. His plan would spare millions from deportation and allow them to work legally in the United States. The moves mark...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:01:00 EST
Journal indicates FSU shooter suspected government
A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school's library early Thursday believed the government was targeting him for persecution, detailing his thoughts in a journal and in videos...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:01:00 EST
Cuban couple keeps rodents called hutias as pets
Some people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:51:00 EST
Master of all mediums Mike Nichols dead at 83
A legend of film, theater and comedy in nearly equal measure, Mike Nichols was an unquestioned fixture of smart, urbane American culture across a relentlessly versatile, six-decade career that on stage or screen, reliably...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:40:00 EST
Israeli mayor's ban on Arab workers ignites uproar
The mayor of a southern Israeli city sparked a national uproar Thursday by barring Israeli Arab construction workers from jobs in local preschools, citing security concerns after a rash of attacks by Palestinian assailants...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:30:00 EST
Slain beauty queen, sister buried in Honduras
Grieving family members laid to rest a beauty queen and her sister amid drenching rains Thursday, pleading for divine justice after the women were shot to death in what police say was a jealous rage by the sister's...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:20:00 EST
Boko Haram said to kill about 45 people in Nigeria
The leader of a vigilante fighter group in Nigeria says Boko Haram militants have killed about 45 people in an attack on a village.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:00:00 EST
Deal divides billions in closed nuke plant's costs
Consumers will pay about $3.3 billion and shareholders will pay about $1.4 billion under a settlement approved Thursday on costs stemming from the premature closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:40:00 EST
5 things to watch in Obama's immigration speech
After years of wrangling with Congress over how to fix the country's immigration system, President Barack Obama is ready to announce his plan to take action alone.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:30:00 EST
Kerry to join Iran nuclear talks in Vienna
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held out hope of a last-minute nuclear deal with Iran Thursday, as he added his diplomatic muscle to talks aimed at overcoming deep differences with Tehran over the size and scope of its...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:52:00 EST
St. Louis region prepares for Ferguson decision
The St. Louis region is on edge in anticipation of an announcement from the grand jury that is weighing whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The August shooting led to...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:52:00 EST
Not feeling sexy? Try frogs in a blender!
Suffering from stress? Not feeling sexy? High in the Andean mountains, some locals believe putting frogs in a blender is the answer.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:11:00 EST
UN: World not close to avoiding dangerous warming
The world still isn't close to preventing what leaders call a dangerous level of man-made warming, a new United Nations report says. That's despite some nations' recent pledges to cut back on carbon dioxide...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:51:00 EST
Corruption saps enthusiasm for east Ukraine rebels
As battle raged in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine, cargo trains piled high with coal thundered along rail tracks to keep heating and power going to households in rebel-held territory.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:10:00 EST
10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
By The Associated Press Associated Press Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:30:00 EST
Swedish appeals court upholds Assange detention
A Swedish appeals court upheld the detention order on Julian Assange on Thursday, dismissing a challenge by the WikiLeaks founder who is wanted by prosecutors in an investigation of alleged sex crimes.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:39:00 EST
Russia: North Korea ready to resume nuclear talks
North Korea says it's ready to resume international talks on its nuclear program, Russia's foreign minister said Thursday as Moscow sought to raise its profile in the international standoff over Pyongyang's...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:20:00 EST
Attacks in Kabul raise concerns about security
The Afghan capital has become a city under siege as the Taliban stage almost daily attacks against government and foreign targets, penetrating layers of heightened security and fueling concerns that insurgents have...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:39:00 EST
Duchess of Alba, wealthy aristocrat, dies at 88
The Duchess of Alba, one of Spain's wealthiest and most colorful aristocrats and recognized as the world's most titled noble, has died. She was 88.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 04:09:00 EST
Amnesty report: Turkey strained by Syrian refugees
With Turkey's government-run refugee camps operating at full capacity, more than 1 million Syrian refugees who have flocked to Turkey to escape fighting at home are struggling to survive on their own, according to an...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:59:00 EST
NBA's Silver sends message on domestic violence
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league's lack of tolerance for domestic violence.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:49:00 EST
Immigrants wait, hope, plan for Obama order
Immigrants in the country illegally already are flooding attorneys' offices with calls to see if they can qualify under President Barack Obama's yet-to-be-announced plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:20:00 EST
Ebola heightens need for aid for orphans
The Ebola epidemic has put adoptions in impacted west African countries at a standstill for obvious reasons.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:43:00 EST
Another ugly Jets loss in already ugly season
Pick an adjective, and it's likely the New York Jets used it to describe the lowest point in what had already become a lost season.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:34:00 EST
Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State - heading into a weekend when...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:34:00 EST
Red Sox bring in Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez
Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will lift them out of the AL East cellar.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:24:00 EST
Messi gains Champions League record with hat trick
By DANIELLA MATAR Associated Press Lionel Messi added the Champions League career scoring record to the La Liga mark he set last weekend, getting his 28th Barcelona hat trick in a 4-0 win Tuesday night at...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:24:00 EST
Sherman, Baldwin dig at NFL in press conference
With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:04:00 EST
Maryland, Rutgers appear to be good fit in Big Ten
When Maryland ended its 61-year association with the Atlantic Coast Conference and moved to the Big Ten, there was some question as to whether fans would welcome the switch.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:04:00 EST
Chiefs' Berry has support from all corners
Wide receiver Jason Avant arrived in Kansas City a few days ago, a mid-season signing by the Chiefs. He was leaving his hotel Tuesday when a woman mustered up the courage to approach him.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:53:00 EST
Pats are unanimous No. 1 in AP Pro32 rankings
It's unanimous: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are the top team in the NFL.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:44:00 EST
Judge OKs Hernandez trial delay in 2012 killings
A judge on Tuesday agreed to delay the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in the 2012 slaying of two Boston men after his lawyer said Hernandez's defense team is busy trying to prepare for his...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:43:00 EST
Bench pivotal part of Grizzlies' strong start
With the Los Angeles Clippers still hanging around in the fourth quarter, the Memphis Grizzlies' reserves put them away with a long-range barrage: Quincy Pondexter, Courtney Lee and Jon Leuer provided the knockout blow...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:53:00 EST
HP earnings show continued struggle
Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the venerable tech giant still has a lot more work ahead.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:53:00 EST
France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:33:00 EST
Unidentified country likely behind spying software
Cyber-security researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that appears to have been used by an as-yet unidentified government to spy on banks, telecommunications companies,...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:05:00 EST
Sizing up what Apple's $700B market cap could buy
Apple's market value surpassed $700 billion in Tuesday trading, an unprecedented milestone among U.S. companies.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:53:00 EST
White House vows to kill deal to extend tax breaks
The White House is working feverishly to quickly scuttle a congressional effort to permanently renew generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals, saying a plan brewing on Capitol Hill favored corporations over the...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:43:00 EST
Sony to offer partial refunds for gaming console
Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its advertising.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:43:00 EST
Schumer to Dems: Make government help workers
The Senate Democrats' top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americans want a robust government that will promote education access, labor bargaining...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:33:00 EST
US stocks dip as oil pushes energy sector lower
A slump in energy prices pushed the stock market back from record levels on Tuesday.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:23:00 EST
Stock gains fizzle; Indexes still near records
The U.S. stock market is ending the day pretty much it started, leaving indexes near record highs.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:33:00 EST
Space station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation
The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:44:00 EST
Doctor behind 'free radical' aging theory dies
Dr. Denham Harman, a renowned scientist who developed a prominent theory on aging that's now used to study cancer, Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses, has died in Nebraska at age 98.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:33:00 EST
Twitter lets merchants offer deals to its users
Twitter is expanding its reach into commerce with a new tool called "Offers."

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:14:00 EST
Conservationists sue over federal coal program
Conservation groups sued the government Tuesday to force officials to undertake their first broad review of the federal coal-leasing program in decades and consider how burning the fuel contributes to climate change.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:53:00 EST
Space station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation
The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:53:00 EST
Nobel Prize for DNA discovery going to auction
The 1962 Nobel Prize James Watson won for his role in the discovery of the structure of DNA is going on the auction block.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:03:00 EST
Ferguson protesters rally across US for second day
By SADIE GURMAN Associated Press People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:43:00 EST
Federal judge overturns Arkansas' marriage ban
A federal judge struck down Arkansas' voter-approved gay marriage ban Tuesday but stopped any rush to the altar by putting her order on hold so the state can consider an appeal.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:13:00 EST
Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:05:00 EST
Buffalo area dodges major problems with snowmelt
Melting snow has flooded some basements and pooled in yards and roadways after the Buffalo area's 7-foot snowfall, but the region has dodged the kind of widespread flooding residents had feared.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:44:00 EST
Window washer fights for life after 11-story fall
A 58-year-old window washer who fell 11 stories from a building onto a moving car is "fighting for his life" and opens his eyes when relatives speak to him, his family said.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:24:00 EST
Protesters block highways, bridge in St. Louis
Hundreds of protesters angry about the Ferguson grand jury decision have disrupted traffic for several hours in downtown St. Louis by blocking major intersections, an interstate highway and a Mississippi River bridge...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:33:00 EST
Cirque show scene returns after performer's death
A key battle scene near the end of Cirque du Soleil's "Ka" show is returning more than a year and a half after a performer fell 94 feet to her death when a wire rope snapped during the stunt.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:43:00 EST
Rough week for Fox in Nielsen ratings
If Fox launches a comeback over the next couple of years, the network may very well look upon the week before Thanksgiving 2014 as its low point.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:23:00 EST
Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 17-23
By The Associated Press Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 17-23. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:44:00 EST
Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations
Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:35:00 EST
'Birdman' leads Spirit Awards nominations
"Birdman," a dark comedy about show business, took flight Tuesday with a leading six nominations for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:24:00 EST
ABC's Stephanopoulos interviews Darren Wilson
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos landed the much-sought first television interview with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, speaking to him for an hour Tuesday in Missouri.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:13:00 EST
Shia LaBeouf making progress on treatment
Actor Shia LaBeouf (SHY'-uh luh-BUF') is complying with treatment ordered as part of a plea deal stemming from a bizarre episode during the Broadway show "Cabaret."

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:53:00 EST
France's Pompidou opens Jeff Koons retrospective
Paris' Pompidou Center inaugurated a major retrospective Tuesday of U.S. artist Jeff Koons, the polemical 59-year-old master of kitsch, whose huge, stainless-steel balloon dog broke records last year, selling at...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:24:00 EST
Heirloom ring flushed; sewer workers retrieve it
Pat Hanson of Central Point says she's lost about 10 pounds recently, an aftereffect of a fall, and noticed in church earlier this month that her mother's wedding ring was loose on her finger.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:03:00 EST
Los Angeles freeway sign unveiled with typo
No one noticed the mistake until the morning after the sign was installed above Interstate 710 in Southern California.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:36:00 EST
Ethiopia hopes to set world record for HIV tests
Ethiopia is attempting to set a world record for the number of HIV tests carried out in one day.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:35:00 EST
Auction fetches $28K for 1st batch of new bourbon
One of Kentucky's newest whiskey makers is making a big splash, fetching more than $28,000 for its first bottle of bourbon.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:35:00 EST
In Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons
As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:45:00 EST
Ohio family recovers missing Sasquatch statue
A southwest Ohio family is searching for Sasquatch no longer.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:54:00 EST
Police: Facebook posts of stolen guns spur arrest
A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he posted Facebook photos of stolen guns from an unsolved burglary.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:33:00 EST
UMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel
The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place wearing flannel apparel.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:33:00 EST
Iowa woman locked up after locked out of home
Police say an Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment has been locked up after officers who helped her regain entry found pot plants and drug paraphernalia inside.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:33:00 EST
Houston-area family rescues dog with jug on head
A stray puppy with a plastic jug stuck on his head has been rescued - and freed from his headpiece.

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