• Pregnant St. Louis woman loses left eye after police officer shoots non-lethal round at car

    A pregnant St. Louis woman lost her left eye during a violent run-in with cops earlier this week.

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  • Baby of dead pregnant woman in critical condition

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man whose pregnant fiancee was struck and killed by a van in a Pittsburgh parking lot says their son was born by emergency cesarean section and doctors are evaluating whether he was harmed by a lack of oxygen.

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  • Mickey Rourke wins exhibition bout in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AP) — Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout.

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  • North Korea's 'princess' moves closer to center of power

    By James Pearson and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - In her slim-fitting trouser suits and black-heeled shoes, Kim Yo Jong cuts a contrasting figure to her pudgy older brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. On Thursday, state media said the younger Kim, 27, had taken a senior position in the…

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    Photos of the day - November 27, 2014 (23 photos)

    Gene Simmons of Kiss shows off his signature look for the cameras on a float during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, sculptor Jiri Genzer of the Czech Republic carves an ice sculpture at the Disney Dreams Ice Festival in Antwerp and a spectator runs onto the pitch and takes a 'selfie' of himself…

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  • South Korea delivers a huge blow to selfie photographers

    Selfie fans who have significantly upped their selfie-taking game by using complex selfie sticks to take better pictures of themselves with or without friends should know the South Korean government has its sights on them… well, not so much on them as on the retailers currently selling these…

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  • Ferguson protesters surprise Macy's Black Friday shoppers in NYC

    By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 200 people angered by a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, sought to disrupt Black Friday shopping in New York with a protest in front of Macy's flagship store. A…

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  • Cop at center of Ferguson case to leave force

    The Missouri police officer who killed an unarmed black teen sparking months of protests in the city of Ferguson will never return to policing, his lawyer said. Darren Wilson is currently in discussions with the Ferguson, Missouri police department on the terms and conditions of his departure,…

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  • Cyanide killed hospital employee, official says

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee found dead at work earlier this month was killed by cyanide poisoning, but the medical examiner who made the determination Friday said it's too soon to know whether the death was a suicide, a homicide or an accident.

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    Tussle over TV at Stafford Walmart caught on video

    Walmart officials tell us there were no arrests after customers got into it, reportedly over a television set

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  • Does Intermittent Fasting Have Benefits? Science Suggests Yes

    Instead of eating three square meals a day, an eating schedule that involves "intermittent fasting" could help fight not just obesity but many related diseases of modern life, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's, researchers say. In fact, the most common eating pattern in modern…

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  • Cape Verde volcano threatens to destroy villages, as government meets with U.N. officials

    The Cape Verdean government called for an emergency meeting on Friday with U.N. representatives to discuss the nation’s largest volcanic blast since 1951.

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  • U.S. Black Friday shopping marked by thinner crowds, protests

    By Nandita Bose and Nathan Layne WEST HARTFORD, Conn./CHICAGO (Reuters) - Mall crowds were relatively thin on Black Friday in a sign of what has become the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping: the mad rush is happening the night of Thanksgiving and more consumers are picking up deals online. Across…

    Reuters
  • INSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimism

    KOBANI, Syria (AP) — Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Kobani, where the sounds of rifle and mortar fire resonate all day long in fighting between Islamic…

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  • St. Louis-area mall closes on Black Friday as Ferguson protests spread

    By Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Demonstrators shut down a shopping mall near Ferguson, Missouri, at the start of the holiday shopping season on Friday as protests over the killing of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer turned against some retailers…

    Reuters
  • Celebrities call for 'Black Friday' boycott

    US celebrities called for a boycott to take place Friday -- one of the busiest US shopping days -- to protest a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a police officer who fatally shot a black teen. A number of well-known figures, among them hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, have signed onto the…

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  • Death toll in Venezuelan prison overdose up to 35

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Pressure is building on Venezuela's government to fully investigate a rising number of deaths at an overcrowded prison, with human rights activists questioning authorities' claim of a mass drug overdose by dozens of inmates who stormed an infirmary.

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