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  • Man shoots girlfriend, kills self in Chicago Nordstrom store

    (Reuters) - A man shot his girlfriend before fatally shooting himself inside a Chicago Nordstrom on Friday, police said, sending black Friday shoppers scattering from the store. The shooting took place on the second floor of the high-end retailer around 8:30 p.m., said Chicago Police spokesman…

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  • Pregnant St. Louis woman loses left eye after police officer shoots non-lethal round at car

    A pregnant St. Louis woman lost her left eye during a violent run-in with cops earlier this week.

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  • Baby of dead pregnant woman in critical condition

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man whose pregnant fiancee was struck and killed by a van in a Pittsburgh parking lot says their son was born by emergency cesarean section and doctors are evaluating whether he was harmed by a lack of oxygen.

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  • North Korea's 'princess' moves closer to center of power

    By James Pearson and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - In her slim-fitting trouser suits and black-heeled shoes, Kim Yo Jong cuts a contrasting figure to her pudgy older brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. On Thursday, state media said the younger Kim, 27, had taken a senior position in the…

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    Photos of the day - November 27, 2014 (23 photos)

    Gene Simmons of Kiss shows off his signature look for the cameras on a float during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, sculptor Jiri Genzer of the Czech Republic carves an ice sculpture at the Disney Dreams Ice Festival in Antwerp and a spectator runs onto the pitch and takes a 'selfie' of himself…

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  • Russian warships in English Channel due to 'bad weather'

    Paris (AFP) - French authorities and NATO confirmed the presence of four Russian warships in the English Channel on Friday, but denied they were doing military exercises and said they were taking shelter due to bad weather.

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  • 49ers emotionally reeling after embarrassing loss

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As if there weren't already enough humiliating elements to San Francisco's lopsided loss to its biggest rival on Thanksgiving night, owner Jed York weighed in on an effort he said "wasn't acceptable."

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  • These gorgeous photos perfectly capture the infuriatingly sad story of global warming

    Global warming is a hotly debated topic around the world, as many people are still not convinced Earth’s climate is being affected by human activity. Business Insider has put up a collection of 17 gorgeous pictures that tell an infuriatingly sad story: global warming is affecting our lives in…

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  • U.S. Black Friday shopping marked by thinner crowds, protests

    By Nandita Bose and Nathan Layne WEST HARTFORD, Conn./CHICAGO (Reuters) - Mall crowds were relatively thin on Black Friday in a sign of what has become the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping: the mad rush is happening the night of Thanksgiving and more consumers are picking up deals online. Across…

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  • Six charged over $1.28 billion drug bust in Australia

    Six men have been charged over what Australian police said on Saturday was one of the largest drug busts in the country's history, worth up to Aus$1.5 billion (US$1.28 billion). Australian Federal Police said the men were charged over their involvement in the attempted importation of almost three…

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    88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (45 photos)

    Marching bands, floats and the big balloons soared along with the crowd's spirits on a cold and blustery day as the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade made its way through the streets of New York City. (Yahoo News) Photography by Gordon Donovan Find more news related pictures in our photo…

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  • Jacqueline Woodson responds to racist joke

    Author Jacqueline Woodson addressed Daniel Handler's (aka "Lemony Snicket") racist joke, Friday, with an unflinching response in The New York Times.

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  • Cyanide killed hospital employee, official says

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee found dead at work earlier this month was killed by cyanide poisoning, but the medical examiner who made the determination Friday said it's too soon to know whether the death was a suicide, a homicide or an accident.

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  • Ferguson protesters surprise Macy's Black Friday shoppers in NYC

    By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 200 people angered by a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, sought to disrupt Black Friday shopping in New York with a protest in front of Macy's flagship store. A…

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  • Does Intermittent Fasting Have Benefits? Science Suggests Yes

    Instead of eating three square meals a day, an eating schedule that involves "intermittent fasting" could help fight not just obesity but many related diseases of modern life, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's, researchers say. In fact, the most common eating pattern in modern…

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  • South Korea delivers a huge blow to selfie photographers

    Selfie fans who have significantly upped their selfie-taking game by using complex selfie sticks to take better pictures of themselves with or without friends should know the South Korean government has its sights on them… well, not so much on them as on the retailers currently selling these…

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  • Gotcha! Wildlife Camera Spots Australian Species Thought to Be Locally Extinct

    New images from a wildlife camera trap set up in Western Australia’s Kimberley region are giving researchers hope that a marsupial feared locally extinct could be back.

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  • Cop at center of Ferguson case to leave force

    The Missouri police officer who killed an unarmed black teen sparking months of protests in the city of Ferguson will never return to policing, his lawyer said. Darren Wilson is currently in discussions with the Ferguson, Missouri police department on the terms and conditions of his departure,…

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