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  • US Republicans move to dump Trump

    Many say the populist crazy talk is typical of the White House primaries, but Republican frontrunner Donald Trump's increasingly incendiary remarks are leading some conservatives to brand him a "fascist" and party rivals to ramp up attacks against him. Republican experts are warning that Trump…

  • Boy, 7, and Parents Murdered By Intruder Who Was Shot Dead, Identified By Police As Neighbor

    Police were responding to a 911 call made by a woman about 5 p.m. who said that her husband had been shot by an intruder who was still inside their home.

    Inside Edition
  • Washington state girl, 16, found tied up in high school bathroom

    A 16-year-old girl in Washington state was physically assaulted on Tuesday and tied up in a bathroom at her Seattle high school, law enforcement and school officials said. The victim said two females assaulted her, tied her up and left her in the bathroom in an early morning incident at Highline…

  • Richard Dawkins Compares 'Clock Boy' Ahmed Mohamed to ISIS Child Executioner

    ... says the outspoken advocate of rational argument.

  • Putin sends air-defense missiles to Syria to deter Turkey

    MOSCOW (AP) — In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia said Wednesday it will deploy long-range air defense missiles to its base in Syria and destroy any target that may threaten its warplanes following the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkey.

    Associated Press
  • Rams WR Bailey has surgery after being shot in Florida

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Many St. Louis Rams players woke to the news that Stedman Bailey had been shot in the head.

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  • Wife Who Yearns For Husband's Support Must Rely On Her Own

    DEAR ABBY: While I was nine months pregnant with my first child, I asked my husband what he would say if I had any problem during my delivery and he was asked to choose between me or the baby. His answer was, "Of course I'd pick the baby because you can never replace the baby." His answer broke my…

    Dear Abby
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    Arrest warrant issued in death of NJ woman found burned on railroad tracks

    Police now say the murder of a New Jersey native in New England was a revenge killing.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • #EndofKobe: sun setting on NBA's Bryant

    While Stephen Curry looks forward to more record-breaking exploits on the horizon, the sun is setting rapidly on Kobe Bryant. As a study in contrasting fortunes, it doesn't get much starker than the chasm that separated Curry and the Golden State Warriors as they romped past Bryant and the hapless…

  • Remains found near Houston may be teen missing for 25 years

    WHARTON, Texas (AP) — Authorities near Houston have uncovered the possible remains of a 15-year-old girl who was missing for 25 years, after the family of a suspect in her death came forward with a tip, sheriff's officials said Wednesday.

    Associated Press9 mins ago
  • The Turkish army releases audio of warnings to downed Russian plane

    The Turkish army on Wednesday released a series of audio recordings of apparent warnings issued to a Russian jet before it was downed near the Syrian border. "This is Turkish Air Force speaking on guard. Change your heading south immediately," a voice in one of the recordings can be heard saying in…

  • How Black Lives Matter operates when spotlight is trained elsewhere

    With the shooting of five Black Lives Matter protesters at a Minneapolis demonstration Monday, the movement has once more captured headlines. Less noted by national media outlets is the speed with which the group assembled the protests following the deadly scuffle between Minneapolis police and…

    Christian Science Monitor
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    Photos of the day - November 25, 2015 (29 photos)

    A cyclist rides across the Mimico Creek Bridge inside Humber Bay Park in Toronto, a man places a bouquet of flowers on a police van, near the bus that exploded Tuesday in Tunis and Pope Francis is framed in a smartphone as he greets journalists on board the flight to Nairobi, Kenya are some of the…

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  • Turkey to Putin: Welcome to the bigs

    It’s one thing to be a KGBeastie stylin’ around Dresden, East Germany. It’s another to ignore warnings from a NATO country about its sovereignty. That’s what Vladimir Putin has learned in the last day or so, I think.

    Foreign Policy Magazine
  • Court: Sherri Shepherd can't get out of surrogacy contract

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Television personality and actress Sherri Shepherd has been found legally responsible for a child born to a surrogate she and her ex-husband hired before they divorced, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled this week in upholding the surrogacy contract.

    Associated Press
  • US 'concerns' over Russian missile system

    Russia's decision to deploy its most hi-tech air defense system to its base in Syria is raising "significant concerns" for the US military, a US official said Wednesday. Moscow says it is sending S-400 anti-aircraft missiles to Latakia in northwestern Syria, in a move that comes after Turkey shot…

  • Footage shows trucks burning at Turkey-Syria border after apparent air strike

    ISTANBUL/AMMAN (Reuters) - Footage filmed at a crossing on the Syrian side of the border with Turkey's southern province of Kilis showed trucks burning on Wednesday after what aid workers said was an apparent air strike. The head of the rebel-run border crossing in the same area said separately…