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  • Officials ID waitress who was killed over patron's cigarette

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Waffle House waitress who was shot and killed after asking a customer not to smoke was a 52-year-old who spent some of her final moments asking patrons how they enjoyed their Thanksgiving, authorities and witnesses said.

    Associated Press
  • Man Drags Jogger, Rapes her in Amphitheater in New York Park: Cops

    Cops have released surveillance footage (pictured) of a suspect, who was seen using the woman's credit cards following the attack.

    Inside Edition
  • Threatened Suicide Paralyzes Sibling Who's Expected To Help

    DEAR ABBY: I have a sibling, "Bailey," who suffers from panic attacks and anxiety disorder. Bailey was first diagnosed while I was attending college. I had a standard psychology class that helped me understand the basics of what he was going through, but whenever there would be a problem with him,…

    Dear Abby
  • Upstate New York town threatened by Arizona man in online post: reports

    (Reuters) - Residents and authorities in a rural upstate New York community were taking precautions after an Arizona man posted a video online showing himself with a gun and saying he was traveling to the town for a possible confrontation, according to media reports. Jon Ritzheimer, of Phoenix,…

  • Warriors run NBA-record start to 18-0, beat Kings 120-101

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 19 points in Golden State's NBA-record 18th straight win at the start of a season, but what he didn't do against the Sacramento Kings was just as important to the defending champion Warriors.

    Associated Press
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    Models pose with endangered animals (10 photos)

    These poignant portraits look to shine awareness on the plight of some of the world’s most endangered ecosystems and species of wildlife. The images combine animals, art and celebrity, with Asia's top models posing with the likes of rhinos, giraffes, leopards and marine life. Shot by renowned…

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  • Trump reframes claim that Muslims cheered 9/11

    By Erin McPike WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday reframed his claim that he saw Muslims in Jersey City, New Jersey, cheering the attacks on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001 by asserting the sentiment was shared…

  • Remains of Missing Teen Found on 25th Anniversary of Her Disappearance

    Rosemary Diaz, 15, was last seen working at a convenience store near her home in Danevang on November 24, 1990.

    Inside Edition
  • Syrian opposition: Russian strikes kill 18, wound dozens

    BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens more on Sunday in a northern Syrian town held by insurgents, Syrian opposition media reported.

    Associated Press
  • Town demolishes veteran's house while he has surgery

    WEST HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — When a U.S. Navy veteran traveled from Long Island to Florida for a knee replacement, his house was the last thing on his mind. But now his memory of it is all he can think about.

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  • Why Menstruation Remains a Medical Mystery

    Humans are among the few species in which the process occurs, and although researchers have ideas about why menstruation happens, there are many unknowns. But a better understanding of the hows and whys of menstruation is needed, researchers say. "There's so much we don't understand about why this…
  • Colorado shooting suspect said 'no more baby parts': reports

    The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado and killing three people said "no more baby parts" while he was being arrested, NBC News and other media reported, citing unidentified law enforcement sources. The utterance from suspect Robert Lewis Dear, 57, apparently…

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    Women find baby girl found buried alive in hole along Compton bike path

    Two women walking along a bike path found a newborn baby girl buried alive near a riverbed in Compton Friday afternoon.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • Neighbors Make Themselves At Home At Another Castle

    DEAR ABBY: I have a neighbor, "Mrs. Smith," whom I see often in another neighbor's yard, "the Joneses," when they are not home. I have seen Mrs. Smith pick vegetables from their garden and take them to her house, and Mr. Smith connect extension cords that run to their home in the winter months when…

    Dear Abby
  • Beijing aims to refill medicine chest with 'Made in China' drugs

    By Ben Hirschler and Adam Jourdan SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China, already a global powerhouse in high-tech areas from solar panels to bullet trains, is turning its industrial might to the challenge of making more of its own drugs for a vast and aging population. Given the 10 years or more it typically…

  • Refugees, shoppers rev up German growth motor

    A massive influx of refugees, and accompanying billions in public spending, have provided Germany with a long-awaited answer to partners' calls for it to do more to jumpstart the eurozone economy. Data released this week showed solid growth for Europe's top economy in the third quarter, lifted by…

  • Burger King manager: Police erased video of Chicago shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Burger King manager who accuses Chicago police of erasing surveillance video in the case of a black teenager shot last year by a white officer says he has testified before a federal grand jury investigating the shooting.

    Associated Press
  • Catholic Church Sees a Miracle in 'Bleeding' Communion Wafer

    A Salt Lake City Catholic church was the site of what some say was a miracle when a communion wafer, or host, appeared to bleed when placed in water.

    Inside Edition