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  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • 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…

  • 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…

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  • British Airways passengers who fled plane fire file lawsuit

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Passengers who ran from a British Airways flight that caught fire in September before takeoff in Las Vegas are suing the plane's manufacturer and the maker of the engines.

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    Homeless vet dies after beating by teens on camera in Philadelphia

    Surveillance video shows 51-year-old Robert Barnes being pummeled by teens with a hammer, a piece of wood and punches, after police say a 10-year-old boy told his mother he got into an argument with Barnes.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • 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…

    AFP Relax News
  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Jets believed to be Russian hit Syrian town near Turkish border: monitor

    Warplanes believed to be Russian carried out several air strikes on a Syrian town near the Turkish border on Friday, a monitoring group said, one of several reported close to the boundary this week. The bombardments came days after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet it said had entered its air…

  • 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…
  • A search for family in Haiti raises questions about adoption

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — As Mariette Williams waited for her flight from South Florida to Haiti, she paced the departure lounge, folding and re-folding her ticket and clutching the handle of a bag sagging with gifts. She was excited but terrified: For the first time in nearly 30 years, she was…

    Associated Press
  • Governments take rose-tinted view of climate projections before summit

    By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Before a summit on climate change in Paris next week, many governments are citing scientific studies indicating that their plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions until 2030 will come within 0.7 degrees Celsius of an agreed 2C (3.6 Fahrenheit) target for limiting…

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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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  • Oklahoma, Oklahoma State have much to play for

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — There's nothing typical about this Bedlam matchup.

    Associated Press
  • Chicago police charge man in gang-related killing of nine-year-old

    A man has been arrested and charged in the gang-related murder of a 9-year-old boy who was lured from a park into an alley earlier this month and shot several times, Chicago Police said on Friday. The killing of Tyshawn Lee on Nov. 2 cast a spotlight on a jump in violent crime in the city of 2.7…