• Suspicious boats with decomposed bodies found drifting off Japan

    Japan is investigating nearly a dozen suspicious boats recently found drifting off the country's coastline, some with decaying bodies aboard, officials said Friday, as media speculated they came from North Korea. At least 11 cases involving wooden boats -- some badly damaged -- with 20 bodies on…

  • Police: Gang members targeted 9-year-old boy shot in alley

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder Friday in connection with the slaying of a 9-year-old boy who police say was lured from a playground and shot in the head because of his father's gang ties.

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  • Republican Trump drops 12 percentage points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos

    By Alana Wise WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week, marking the real estate mogul's biggest decline since he vaulted to the top of the field in July, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Trump was the…

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    Photos of the day - November 27, 2015 (22 photos)

    French President Francois Hollande attends a ceremony to pay a national homage to the victims of the Paris attack; The 2015 White House Christmas Tree is delivered at the North Portico of the White House; and, A Syrian refugee carries his son through a rainstorm as he arrives at the…

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  • FANTASY PLAYS: It's time to trust the replacement runners

    It's time to fire up those backfield replacements. And there sure are plenty to go around.

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  • Mumbai gangrape seen by victim's aunt on WhatsApp

    Four pupils from an Indian high school have been detained after a clip showing them gang-raping a younger student was seen by the victim's aunt after being circulated on WhatsApp, police said Friday. The traumatised 15-year-old had kept quiet about the assault at the beginning of the month in…

  • The first production Bentley Bentayga makes its debut

    After four years of conceptualizing, design and development the first real-world example of the world's most powerful and most luxurious SUV has finally rolled off the production line. The occasion was marked with a special event at Bentley's plant in Crewe, England on Friday attended by the UK…

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  • Vonn crashes out in Aspen giant slalom

    Aspen (United States) (AFP) - US ski star Lindsey Vonn crashed out in the first run of the giant slalom Friday at her home nation Alpine Ski World Cup event.

  • Walmart Workers’ ‘Fast for $15’ Culminates in Black Friday Protest

    More than 200 workers from at least 15 stores will have spent days fasting—up to 15 days—in protest of low wages, according to labor rights advocate group Our Walmart. “As hard as Walmart workers work, at the end of the day we can’t afford to feed our families,” Cindy Murray, a Walmart worker in…

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    The 89th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (51 photos)

    Marching bands, floats and the big balloons soared along with the crowd’s spirits on an unseasonably warm day as the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade made its way through the streets of New York City. The 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade featured 17 giant character balloons; 24…

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  • Ukraine leaves sabotaged power lines to Russian-annexed Crimea in mud

    By Pavel Polityuk CHAPLINKA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Five days after saboteurs blew up power lines in southern Ukraine plunging Russian-annexed Crimea into an energy crisis, all four damaged pylons are out of action and engineers say they need a political decision to restore supplies. The stalemate has…

  • Curry scores 41 points, Warriors pour in 3s to go 17-0

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Golden State Warriors rained 3s in the desert and pushed their NBA-record start to 17-0.

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  • Massachusetts police officer indicted for shooting hoax found dead: report

    The former officer, Bryan Johnson, 25, was pronounced dead in his home in Millis, a Boston suburb, CBS said, citing a statement from the Norfolk District Attorney's Office. Johnson, a part-time officer, was alleged to have called a dispatcher in September and saying a gunman had shot at his police…

  • Supreme Court justice blocks Native Hawaiian vote count

    HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Friday issued a temporary stay blocking the counting of votes in an election that would be a significant step toward Native Hawaiian self-governance.

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  • Pope hails Uganda's 'outstanding' treatment of refugees

    Pope Francis on Friday hailed Uganda for its "outstanding" response in welcoming refugees as he began a two-day visit to this east African nation. "Here in East Africa, Uganda has shown outstanding concern for welcoming refugees, enabling them to rebuild their lives in security and to sense the…

  • Trade the Toilet Paper for a Bum Gun

    It's time to ditch the toilet paper for this hygienic alternative.