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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,…

    AFP
  • Russian doctor rebellion causes headache for Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) — Dr. Semyon Galperin spent a decade in medical research in Russia and as much time in the United States, working at top hospitals and research companies. Despite his expertise, Galperin was recently given a stark ultimatum from the Moscow hospital where he works: Leave or stay on as a…

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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…

    Reuters
  • Celebrities call for 'Black Friday' boycott

    US celebrities called for a boycott to take place Friday -- one of the busiest US shopping days -- to protest a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a police officer who fatally shot a black teen. A number of well-known figures, among them hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, have signed onto the…

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  • Italian man seriously wounded at West Bank protest

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An Italian man marching in support of Palestinians in the northern West Bank on Friday was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli forces, a Palestinian hospital official said.

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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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  • Woman hurt by rock dropped on car has 6th surgery

    CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio middle school teacher whose skull was crushed by a rock dropped onto her vehicle from a Pennsylvania overpass is recovering from her sixth surgery.

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  • Search on for Missing Ohio State Football Player

    An Ohio State football player hasn't been seen since going out for a walk late Wednesday night and his family and friends are concerned that something may be wrong.

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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…

    LiveScience.com
  • Russian submarine test-launches Bulava intercontinental missile

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Friday successfully tested its new submarine-launched Bulava intercontinental missile, designed to carry nuclear warheads, the defense ministry said in a statement. It said the nuclear submarine Alexander Nevsky fired the missile from under water in the Barents Sea and…

    Reuters
  • The Number of Charter Schools Suspending Kids Is Totally Out of Control

    Created as a creative and more rigorous alternative, charter schools tend to outpace traditional public schools in most areas, including standardized assessment tests. Yet charter schools also lead their traditional counterparts in a more disturbing trend: the number of students who are suspended…

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    Mom Pulls Off Epic Thanksgiving Prank

    One mom fooled her daughter by putting chicken in place of stuffing inside of their Thanksgiving turkey.

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  • Black lawmakers against recognition of Va. tribe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.

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  • INSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimism

    KOBANI, Syria (AP) — Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Kobani, where the sounds of rifle and mortar fire resonate all day long in fighting between Islamic…

    Associated Press
  • Nepal set for mass animal slaughter despite protests

    Hindu temple officials herded thousands of animals into pens in a remote corner of Nepal in final preparations for a mass slaughter Friday, defying a growing chorus of protests.

    AFP
  • Exclusive: Obama plan to 'Power Africa' gets off to a dim start

    By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Barack Obama last year told a cheering crowd in Cape Town that a $7 billion plan to "Power Africa" would double electricity output on the world's poorest continent and bring "light where currently there is darkness". A year later, the U.S. president's flagship…

    Reuters
  • New York Boys Recovering After 8 Hours Trapped in Snowbank

    Two New York boys are recovering after they were inadvertently trapped for about eight hours in a snow bank when a plow operator pushed snow over them.

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