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  • 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…

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  • Chilling Video Shows Burglar Crawling Into Family's Bedroom While They Sleep: Cops

    The nanny-cam captured the man sneaking into the New York home and crawling alongside the sleeping family.

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  • Philippines gets 1st fighter jets in a decade amid sea feud

    CLARK AIR BASE, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines on Saturday took delivery of two Korean-made fighter jets — the country's first supersonic combat aircraft in a decade — as it strengthens its underfunded military amid an escalating territorial feud with China.

    Associated Press
  • 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…

  • Sean Connery's wife ordered to stand trial in Spain fraud case

    Sean Connery's wife has been ordered to stand trial in Spain for her alleged part in a multi-million-euro fraud that could see her jailed for more than two years, judicial authorities said. Micheline Roquebrune, wife of the 85-year-old film star best known for his portrayal of James Bond, could…

  • Ukraine leaves sabotaged power lines to Russian-annexed Crimea in mud

    By Pavel Polityuk CHAPLINKA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Five days after saboteurs blew up power lines in southern Ukraine plunging Russian-annexed Crimea into an energy crisis, all four damaged pylons are out of action and engineers say they need a political decision to restore supplies. The stalemate has…

  • 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…

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    Gunman kills police officer, two others at Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood

    A police officer and two civilians were killed after a gunman opened fire at a Colorado Springs, Colorado Planned Parenthood center on Friday, according to a New York Times report.

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  • No, Donald Trump supporters aren't everywhere

    Sometimes it seems as if Donald Trump voters are sweeping the nation. They’re everywhere on cable news, often explaining to cameras why nothing The Donald says – no matter how outrageous or divergent from established facts – will change their view that he’s the guy needed to shake up Washington’s…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • 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…
  • Turkey's Erdogan warns Russia not to 'play with fire'

    By Daren Butler and Maria Tsvetkova ISTANBUL/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned Russia on Friday not to "play with fire", citing reports Turkish businessmen had been detained in Russia, while Moscow said it would suspend visa-free travel with Turkey. Relations between the…

  • Police say man in Mississippi Waffle House kills employee

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A customer pulled out a gun and shot and killed an employee at a Waffle House restaurant in Mississippi on Friday after she asked him not to smoke, police said.

    Associated Press
  • Briton kept father's skeleton in armchair for months: inquest

    Timothy Brown, 59, placed his 94-year-old father Kenneth's body in his favourite armchair after he suffered a fall at the house they shared in Stafford, central England, in 2014. "Unfortunately, Timothy didnâ t call the emergency services," Detective Constable Andrew Weatherley of the local police…

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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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  • In search of Egypt's lost Queen Nefertiti, focus on King Tut's tomb

    By Eric Knecht LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) - Chances are high that the tomb of Ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun has passages to a hidden chamber, which may be the last resting place of Queen Nefertiti, and new evidence from the site will go to Japan for analysis, experts said on Saturday. Nefertiti,…

  • 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…

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  • Life returns to Syrian town after IS ousted

    Al-Hol (Syria) (AFP) - Outside her home in a town of northeast Syria, four-year-old Baydaa scribbles on a leaflet of religious rules left behind by the Islamic State group as they fled earlier this month. The town was once a key waystation for IS between the territory it holds in Iraq and Syria,…

  • Cleveland man arrested in fatal shooting of 5-month-old girl

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A 19-year-old was arrested Friday in the fatal shooting of a 5-month-old girl who was in the backseat of a car while her mother and grandmother drove to a grocery store last month for birthday cake supplies, authorities said.

    Associated Press