• Shock, tears and shame for families of Paris attackers

    It was the day after the Paris attacks and the brother of one of the suicide bombers had been glued to his TV for close to 24 hours. In total the November 13 assaults on Paris left 130 people dead, including 90 at the Bataclan, with 350 wounded, as gunmen and suicide bombers targeted the concert…

  • Migrants build society in French camp they call 'the jungle'

    CALAIS, France (AP) — Outside, acrid smoke from wood fires stings the eye, the stench of uncollected garbage and neglected toilets assaults the nose, and an autumn wind chills the bone. But inside Mimi Amanuel's immaculate wood-framed shack, the nightmare life of Calais' migrant camp cannot…

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  • U.N. decries Balkans border curbs on refugees; arrivals in Greece fall

    By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations on Tuesday condemned new restrictions on refugees that have left around 1,000 migrants stuck at the main border crossing into Macedonia from Greece, denied entry due to their nationalities in violation of international law. "Profiling…

  • 25 new Black Friday deals now live on Best Buy’s website

    On Monday, Best Buy kicked off its Black Friday 2015 sales by giving its Elite and Elite Plus members early access to key deals. Now it’s decided to let more people get in on the action by opening up 25 awesome Black Friday deals for everyone. These deals will be available to anyone who wants them…

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  • Surviving crew member of Russian jet says no warning from Turkey

    The surviving crew member of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey said on Wednesday the plane received no warnings from the Turkish Air Force and did not fly over Turkish air space, Russian news agencies reported. Turkey shot down the Russian plane near the Syrian border on Tuesday, saying it had…

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  • Under junta rule, Thailand pivots towards China

    For the last two weeks Thai and Chinese planes have been taking part in the inaugural joint air force drill, an exercise culminating later this week with a performance by Beijing's acrobatic air team. For Group Captain Chanon Mungthanya, a Royal Thai Air Force spokesman involved in the drill at…

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    Man Dead After Being Hit in Head by Skateboarder in Act of Self-Defense at Santa Ana Starbucks: Witnesses

    A young man used a skateboard to fatally strike another man who was harassing him and other customers at a Santa Ana Starbucks on Tuesday, according to accounts from witnesses and police. Mary Beth McDade reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.

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  • Jailed Addict Needs Release From His Low Self-Esteem

    DEAR ABBY: I'm 23 years old and currently in the county jail. I'm gay and also an addict, having battled a heroin addiction for the past five years.I managed to stay clean for almost two years. During that time I enrolled in college, got engaged, regained the respect of my family and started to…

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    Photos of the day – November 23, 2015 (24 photos)

    Carolyn Spray holds one of her many poinsettia plants ready to be dispatched for the Christmas season at the Pentland Plants garden center in Loanhead, Scotland; stranded Iranian migrant Hamid, 34, an electrical engineer from the Iranian town of Sanandij, sits on rail tracks in front of Macedonian…

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  • Exploding e-cigarette victim might never walk again

    Cordero Caples, a 29-year-old college student from Colorado Springs, sustained heavy injuries after an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) exploded in his face. The man was in surgery for most of the day Sunday, having suffered a fractured vertebrae, facial fractures, and teeth damage on Friday,…

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  • Embezzled utility payments leave some Oklahomans in the dark

    Some residents of a southern Oklahoma town were without electricity on Tuesday because of an embezzlement scandal that has played havoc with municipal finances and left power bills unpaid. According to an audit released by Oklahoma’s State Auditor and Inspector, the former treasurer of Ryan,…

  • Washington university cancels classes over hate speech

    SEATTLE (AP) — After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington state campus, college officials sent students home a day early for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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  • No charges for Colorado hunter who mistakenly killed gray wolf

    Federal wildlife officials said on Monday that a Colorado hunter who shot and killed a protected gray wolf that he mistook for a coyote will not face criminal charges, in a decision that angered conservationists. Prosecutors declined to press charges against the hunter for the April killing after a…

  • Carson joins Trump in claiming US Muslims cheered 9/11

    Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson followed rival Donald Trump's lead Monday in saying he too saw a video of Arab Americans cheering as New York's twin towers collapsed on September 11, 2001. Within days of the 9/11 attacks, police, fact-checkers and US media had debunked the rumors that…

  • Oil surges after Turkey shoots down Russian jet

    Global oil prices surged higher Tuesday after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on the Syrian border, sparking concerns about rising in the oil-rich Middle East. Russia insisted the plane was inside Syrian airspace, raising the possibility of a major spike in tensions over Syria.

  • Wife Who Yearns For Husband's Support Must Rely On Her Own

    DEAR ABBY: While I was nine months pregnant with my first child, I asked my husband what he would say if I had any problem during my delivery and he was asked to choose between me or the baby. His answer was, "Of course I'd pick the baby because you can never replace the baby." His answer broke my…

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