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  • FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made some notable omissions in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration.

    Associated Press
  • Worker charged in glass-in-Big Mac case wins $437K

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former McDonald's worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer's Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $437,000 settlement from the city after arguing the officer fabricated the story to win money by suing the fast food restaurant.

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    Dad Loses It While Trying to Discipline Sons Covered in Paint

    Most parents know that disciplining kids is no easy task. And it doesn't get any easier when your kids are adorable, too adorable to scold. In a new viral video, a father discovers his two sons covered in paint. Dad starts to reprimand the tikes in the usual manner saying, "Who's idea was this? Did…

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  • Cops: Woman killed ex, son on day engagement ended

    TOWNSHEND, Vt. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally shooting her fiance and his son on the day he ended their engagement pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder.

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  • Washington school shooter's texts turned dark

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A detective investigating the high school shooting in Washington state that left five teens dead says in court papers that the young shooter's texts turned dark the week before he opened fire, with references to his funeral and the message: "Bang bang I'm dead."

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  • Retired U.S. general on how to handle IS and why we lost in Iraq, Afghanistan

    Lt. Gen. Daniel Bolger, who flat-out states that the U.S. lost in Iraq and Afghanistan, argues we need to learn from past mistakes so we don’t make the same ones in the fight against the Islamic State.

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    Caught on Camera: NYPD Officer Allegedly Makes Violent Arrest

    A video obtained exclusively by PIX11 News shows a violent encounter between a New York City police officer and a man accused of jumping a turnstile at a Brooklyn subway station.

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  • Peterson says 'fresh start' might be best

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team.

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  • How differently do blacks and whites view Ferguson? Here are the numbers

    As a grand jury in Missouri nears a decision on whether to prosecute police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, history suggests the public response will divide along racial lines: Blacks and whites will view the outcome through starkly different lenses.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Miss Honduras shot dead 'after fleeing sister's boyfriend'

    Miss Honduras was fatally shot as she tried to escape her sister's jealous boyfriend, police and reports said, hours after the siblings were found dead beside a river. Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, who had been due to fly to London to compete in the Miss World beauty pageant, disappeared with her sister…

    AFP
  • Ex-Marine pleads not guilty in slayings of 2 girls

    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A former Marine already sentenced to death in the slaying of a sailor in Virginia pleaded not guilty on Thursday in the 2005 slayings of two young Illinois girls who were playing in a forest preserve.

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  • Antarctica's Mysterious Mountains Preserved By Ice

    Earth's best-kept secret to looking young is buried under Antarctica's deep, old ice. The planet's fountain of youth is frozen water mantling Antarctica's mighty Gamburtsev Mountains, a new study reports. Instead, the Gamburtsevs are as rugged as the Rocky Mountains. "The question is, why does it…

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  • California firefighter arrested in love triangle murder

    By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California firefighter who co-wrote a book about courage in the line of duty has been arrested along with his alleged mistress in the murder of the woman's husband, who was shot to death at a rail yard in August, police say. Jonathan Michael Hearn,…

    Reuters
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    Mexico City march ends in violence (39 photos)

    A largely peaceful march by tens of thousands demanding the return of 43 missing students ended in violence, as a small group of masked protesters battled police in Mexico City's main square. The march late Thursday sought the return of the students from a rural teachers' college. Nov. 20 is…

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  • Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi van in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

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  • Chinese state media give profs a chilling warning

    BEIJING (AP) — Over two weeks, the Communist Party-run Liaoning Daily newspaper sent reporters to sit in on dozens of university lectures all over the country looking for what the paper said were professors "being scornful of China."

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  • Kerry still at nuke talks despite planning to go

    VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced he was pulling back on Friday from talks on Iran's nuclear program in Vienna, but then scheduled an evening meeting with his Iranian counterpart, suggesting some hope of movement with less than four days to deadline.

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