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  • China may pay 'international price' in South China Sea legal case, experts say

    By Greg Torode and Manuel Mogato HONG KONG/MANILA (Reuters) - When an international court ruled in late October that it had jurisdiction to hear a case filed by the Philippines against China over the disputed South China Sea, Beijing dismissed the decision, saying it would "lead to nothing".…

  • One Group of People Is Acquiring HIV in Record Numbers, But We Don't Talk About Them

    They're 49 times more likely to contract HIV than the general population.

  • Invisible forces appear to be at play in this bizarre car accident video

    Videos of strange vehicle accidents are a dime a dozen in 2015 with all of the traffic and dashboard cameras littering the streets, but there’s still an occasional incident so odd that we can’t help but bring it to your attention. This is one of those incidents. SEE ALSO: Hackers vs. terrorists:…

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  • The Latest: Kansas man says daughter told him boy was killed

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The latest on a case where police discovered human remains at a Kansas barn while investigating a domestic distrubance (all times local):

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  • How to Double Your Money Every Four Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

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    Inside the abandoned Rockland Psychiatric Center (14 photos)

    A spooky sight to behold! This is what a psychiatric hospital that has been abandoned for years looks like. Complete with bowling alley and a theater, the hospital shows just how much nature has weathered it over time as paint peels from the walls and the mattress gather dust. The shots were…

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  • Russia building new military bases on islands claimed by Japan

    Russia has begun building two modern military compounds on the far eastern Kuril islands, defence minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday, heightening long-running tensions with Japan over the disputed islands. Russia is "actively carrying out construction of military compounds on the islands of Iturup…

  • 11 Tax Moves Every Taxpayer Should Make Before the End of the Year

    While the deadline to file income taxes is still more than four months away, now is the time to get serious about tax planning. That's because some moves need to be made by Dec. 31 if you want to take advantage of certain tax breaks. "Start getting organized early," says Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA and…

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  • U.S. Air Force chief cites concern about leak of bomber data

    The top U.S. Air Force general on Tuesday confirmed that the service had raised concerns about the release of sensitive data about a next-generation bomber that was included in a report published by Forbes magazine last month. "We did have a concern about data that should not have been released,"…

  • Hiv Is Treatable, But Only If You Know You're Positive

    DEAR ABBY: Today, Dec. 1, is World AIDS Day. With effective treatment, people with HIV can live as long as those without HIV. Fear, shame and ignorance remain barriers to testing and treatment, which can be more deadly than HIV itself.People with HIV who are in treatment need never develop advanced…

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  • Woman admits killing 2 boyfriends 30-plus years apart

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman convicted of fatally stabbing an ex-boyfriend to death more than 30 years ago admits to doing the same thing last year.

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    Photos of the day - December 1, 2015 (28 photos)

    The red ribbon, the international symbol for AIDS awareness highlighted on the skyscrapers in Arbat street during a campaign to mark World AIDS Day in Moscow, Russia, Romanian special forces servicemen wait on a bus before the beginning of the national day celebrations in Bucharest, Romania and…

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  • Unrepentant Dutch cannabis grower revels in court 'win'

    Once in his greenhouse in a remote Dutch village, Doede de Jong proudly nurtured a thriving cannabis crop to sell to local users. In a verdict that could have major implications for cannabis growers in The Netherlands, a court last month found De Jong guilty of breaking the law, which allows…

  • Hillary Clinton's Campaign Officially Dropped Her Maiden Name. Here's Why That Matters.

    Clinton has used her maiden name on and off throughout her political career. And that's her choice, not ours.

  • Paris attacks: Muslim guard stopped suicide bomber from entering stadium

    Salim Toorabally, a 42-year-old Mauritian immigrant, was checking tickets at a turnstile outside the Stade de France when a man in a dark jacket tried to sneak past him, NBC News reports.

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  • Japan probes mystery boats carrying dead bodies off coast

    TOKYO (AP) — They drift into seas near Japan by the dozens every year, ghostly wrecked ships thought to come from impoverished North Korea.

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  • Iraqi Shi'ite militias pledge to fight U.S. forces if deployed

    Powerful Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim armed groups on Tuesday pledged to fight any U.S. forces deployed in the country after the United States said it was sending an elite special unit to help combat Islamic State. Defense Secretary Ash Carter offered few details on the new "expeditionary" group, but said…

  • Brady seething after NFL Patriots loss

    Tom Brady urged the New England Patriots on Monday to use their first loss of the season as motivation, describing the upset defeat to the Denver Broncos as one of the lowest points of his career. The Patriots' chances of going through the season unbeaten ended in snowy Denver on Sunday night, when…