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Three Major Alabama Newspapers Urge Voters To 'Reject' Roy Moore
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:47:26 -0500

Three Major Alabama Newspapers Urge Voters To 'Reject' Roy MooreThree of Alabama?s largest newspapers owned by the same company on Sunday urged voters to ?stand for decency? and ?reject? Alabama Republican Roy Moore in the state?s Dec. 12 Senate special election.



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Russian investigative journalist: Snowden is 'a sort of ghost'
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:03:57 -0500

Russian investigative journalist: Snowden is 'a sort of ghost'Russian investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov discusses how Snowden has not been seen in Russia during his exile.



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Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster Relief
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:01:02 -0500

Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster ReliefThousands gathered Sunday on the National Mall in Washington to demand the federal government increase its commitment to disaster relief on hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.



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Alt-right free speech event in Boston met with counterprotest
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:30:37 -0500

Alt-right free speech event in Boston met with counterprotestA few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counterprotesters.



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A U.S. Warship Just Collided With a Tugboat in Japanese Waters
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:57:59 -0500

A U.S. Warship Just Collided With a Tugboat in Japanese WatersIt's the fifth crash this year for the Navy's 7th Fleet



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Argentina says it may have received signals from missing sub
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:27:19 -0500

Argentina says it may have received signals from missing subBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) ? Argentina's Navy detected seven brief satellite calls Saturday that officials believe may have come from a submarine with 44 crew members that hadn't been heard from in three days.



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The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:28:52 -0500

The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of PlanesThe Federal Aviation Administration has found no violations with an infamous Arkansas event that involves dropping live turkeys from a plane ? but that may be because no one ever thought they?d need a rule about that.



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French police officer kills three before committing suicide
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:44:57 -0500

French police officer kills three before committing suicideA 31-year-old French police officer shot three people dead before turning the gun on himself, in a killing spree sparked by a row with his girlfriend, authorities said Sunday. The news comes with France already grappling with a surge in police suicides this year. The Paris officer, Arnaud Martin, finished his shift on Saturday evening and went to meet his girlfriend in Sarcelles, a suburb north of the capital city, to discuss ending their relationship.



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Family Sues After Death of Boy, 5, Who Was Crushed at Rotating Restaurant
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:54:29 -0500

Family Sues After Death of Boy, 5, Who Was Crushed at Rotating RestaurantHe died shortly after at the hospital.



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Hero police officer saved 'many lives' by bear hugging suicide bomber  
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:49:18 -0500

Hero police officer saved 'many lives' by bear hugging suicide bomber  A 'hero' Afghan police officer saved ?many lives? by putting a suicide bomber in a bear hug, authorities say. Sayed Basam Pacha died when he confronted the man wearing an explosive vest in the Afghan capital of Kabul on 16 November. His brave actions prevented the bomber from getting closer to a security checkpoint outside a hotel where a political meeting of supporters of an influential regional leader had just finished. The bomber killed 14 people, including seven more police officers, and injured 18, when he detonated his device, however the death toll would have undoubtedly been higher without the officer?s decisive intervention. ?He?s a hero, he saved many lives,? Kabul police chief Basir Mujahid told the New York Times. ?All seven of those policemen are heroes but especially him. ?Just think if that suicide attacker got past the gate, what would have happened - well you cannot even imagine.? His father, Gen Sayed Nizam Agha, said his son ?sacrificed himself to save other people?. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, with the Taliban denying any involvement. Harun Mutaref, who was at the gathering, told AFP, said he saw ?many bodies including police and civilians lying in blood?. ?After lunch as we were exiting the hall a huge explosion shook the hall, shattering glass and causing chaos and panic,? he said. In October, a suicide bomber thought to be as young as 12 killed five in Kabul?s diplomatic zone, with the Islamic State again claiming responsibility.  



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Top General Says He Would Reject An 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Order From Trump
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:29:19 -0500

Top General Says He Would Reject An 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Order From TrumpThe top nuclear commander in the U.S. said Saturday that he would reject an ?illegal? nuclear attack order from President Donald Trump, and would instead steer the commander in chief to other ?options.?



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Hidden Camera Shows Dying WWII Veteran's Gasps For Help Were Ignored
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:02:53 -0500

Hidden Camera Shows Dying WWII Veteran's Gasps For Help Were IgnoredA World War II veteran?s last breaths were among nurses who were secretly filmed laughing and failing to adequately perform CPR or call for help in a timely fashion, a disturbing video shows.



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Sri Lanka arrests 19 after Buddhist-Muslim violence; four injured
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:02:06 -0500

Sri Lanka arrests 19 after Buddhist-Muslim violence; four injuredBy Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police arrested 19 people after a clash between "extremists" from the majority Buddhist and minority Muslim communities in which four people were injured, a spokesman said on Saturday. Tension has been growing between the two communities this year, with some hardline Buddhist groups accusing Muslims of forcing people to convert to Islam and vandalizing Buddhist archaeological sites. Some Buddhists nationalists have also protested against the presence in Sri Lanka of asylum seekers from mostly Buddhist Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority.



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Argentina says signals detected, likely from missing submarine
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:43:48 -0500

Argentina says signals detected, likely from missing submarineHopes that 44 crew members of a missing Argentine navy submarine may be found alive rose after the defense ministry said the vessel likely tried to communicate via satellite on Saturday as an international search mission was underway in the stormy South Atlantic.



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Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:41:29 -0500

Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soulBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) ? A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation."



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Video Shows New Yorkers Rushing To Free People Trapped Under Scaffolding
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:20:41 -0500

Video Shows New Yorkers Rushing To Free People Trapped Under ScaffoldingDozens of New Yorkers jumped into action after a scaffolding collapse in lower Manhattan Sunday morning left several people trapped, but fortunately with only minor injuries.



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Republican congressman Greg Gianforte ?misled authorities? on assault against reporter
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:24:00 -0500

Republican congressman Greg Gianforte ?misled authorities? on assault against reporterGreg Gianforte told an officer that Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs had grabbed him by the wrist and pulled him to the floor of his campaign office after ?interrogating? him, according to notes from a Gallatin County sheriff?s officer who interviewed the politician after the incident unfolded. ?He grabbed my wrist, he spun and we ended up on the floor ... so he pulled me down on top of him,? the sergeant quoted the politician as saying.



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Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:00:02 -0500

Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll findsThe previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennials, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released this week. It?s a finding that experts said might be driven by the popularity of first-person shooter video games such as Call of Duty and the increasing prominence of military-style guns in the consumer market.



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Syria troops, allies retake most of last IS-held town: monitor
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:02:58 -0500

Syria troops, allies retake most of last IS-held town: monitorSyrian troops and allied fighters advanced Saturday to capture most of Albu Kamal, a monitor said, in a tug-of-war over the Islamic State group's last urban stronghold in the country. The town in Syria's oil-rich Deir Ezzor province has changed hands several times, with government troops announcing its capture but losing it to a blistering IS counter-attack a week ago. Syria's army and Lebanese, Iranian and Iraqi loyalists re-entered Albu Kamal two days ago and by Saturday had taken most of it from IS, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.



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Democrats Select Candidate To Replace GOP Congressman Who Resigned Over Abortion
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:49:14 -0500

Democrats Select Candidate To Replace GOP Congressman Who Resigned Over AbortionDemocrats on Sunday picked Conor Lamb to run for the congressional seat vacated by former Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), who resigned last month after it was revealed that he?d urged a woman he was having an affair with to have an abortion.



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Black Friday Shopping Experts Reveal Their Winning Strategies
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:46:51 -0500

Black Friday Shopping Experts Reveal Their Winning StrategiesPreparing for Thanksgiving dinner is a challenge, but gearing up for Black Friday is arguably worse.



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M7 earthquake triggers tsunami warnings for New Caledonia and Vanuatu
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:13:52 -0500

M7 earthquake triggers tsunami warnings for New Caledonia and VanuatuAn undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunami waves towards New Caledonia and Vanuatu. The quake, initially reported as magnitude 7.3, struck 51 miles east of the Loyalty Islands and was the second major tremor in the same area in less than 24 hours and the third in the past month. Monday's quake struck at 9.43 am local time (2243 Sunday GMT) at a shallow depth of six miles, east of the remote Loyalty Islands, the United States Geological Survey said. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said small tsunami waves were observed in New Caledonia and Vanuatu, but later said the danger had largely passed. Waves may have reached up to one metre (three feet) above the high tide level in parts of New Caledonia and smaller in Vanuatu, the PTWC said. "Minor sea level fluctuations...may continue over the next few hours," a statement from the agency said. "Government agencies responsible for threatened coastal areas should take action to inform and instruct any coastal populations populations at risk," the PTWC said in an alert. Nervous residents reported feeling several tremors throughout the night before the quake hit. "Parked cars were shaking and everyone went outside," one official from Mare in the Loyalty Islands told AFP. "I thought I was going to faint, I was very afraid and I rushed out of my building," said a resident of central Noumea. A Tsunami threat is forecasted to hit the Southern islands and parts of Central islands. Waves of 0.30 meters to 0.5 meters are likely to hit the coastlines of TAFEA, SHEFA and MALAMPA and possibly SANMA provinces. People from these provinces should take precautionary measures.? Dan McGarry (@dailypostdan) November 20, 2017 Wayan Rigault, communications manager at Hotel Nengone Village on the island of Mare, said there was no immediate damage, but guests were on alert for a formal evacuation warning. "We are a little bit scared, we have had an earthquake last night and today it was quite a big one," he said.  Vanuatu's National Disaster Management Office advised people in southern provinces to evacuate coastal areas for higher ground. New Caledonia's civil security agency said it was still compiling data, and was not planning to evacuate immediately. Authorities in Australia and New Zealand said there were no tsunami threats to either of those countries. 



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After Macron meeting, Hariri says will clarify position in Lebanon
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:17:17 -0500

After Macron meeting, Hariri says will clarify position in LebanonBy John Irish and Marine Pennetier PARIS (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he returns to Beirut next week. Hariri's resignation on Nov. 4 threw Lebanon into political crisis and put it centre-stage in the Middle East's overarching rivalry between Sunni Saudi Arabia and its allies and a bloc led by Shi'ite Iran. "With regard to the political situation in Lebanon, I will go to Beirut in the coming days, I will participate in the independence celebrations, and it is there that I will make known my position on these subjects after meeting President (Michel) Aoun," Hariri said after holding talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.



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Border agent dies after being injured in Texas
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:35:41 -0500

Border agent dies after being injured in TexasVAN HORN, Texas (AP) ? Authorities are searching Texas' Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there.



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Sean Hannity Gets Brutally Rejected By Attorney For Moore Accuser
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:03:02 -0500

Sean Hannity Gets Brutally Rejected By Attorney For Moore AccuserSean Hannity just got a rejection letter for the ages.



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Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:39:00 -0500

Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger JetRich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many requests to civilianize its Tu-160 (NATO codename Blackjack), a long-range strategic bomber that resembles America's B-1 Lancer, and its TU-22M3 Backfire bomber.



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The Day Domestic Violence Came To Church
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:01:52 -0500

The Day Domestic Violence Came To ChurchOn a Saturday night in 2014, 18-year-old Danielle Shields sent a friend a series of panicked texts.



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Bull gores Argentine tourist to death in India: police
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:16:09 -0500

Bull gores Argentine tourist to death in India: policeAn Argentine man holidaying in India has been gored to death by a bull in the popular tourist city of Jaipur, police said Sunday. The 29-year-old was walking along a street near Jaipur's main market on Saturday afternoon when he was attacked and seriously injured by the animal. The Argentine embassy had been informed of his death, The Press Trust of India reporred.



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Investigators probe Moscow meeting between Russians who met presidential campaign in Trump Tower
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:33:20 -0500

Investigators probe Moscow meeting between Russians who met presidential campaign in Trump TowerA meeting between a Russian-American lobbyist and a Russian businessman is reportedly drawing interest from congressional investigators probing possible ties between the Kremlin and Donald Trump?s presidential campaign. Investigators are looking into why lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin and businessman Ike Kaveladze, who had worked with Mr Trump, met in Moscow earlier this year after having attended an earlier meeting with campaign officials that has drawn intense scrutiny, according to the Associated Press. It emerged earlier this year that then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort, along with Donald Trump Jr and Jared Kushner - the President?s son and son-in-law - attended a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer after being promised damaging information on presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.



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Don't Be That Person Who Wastes Absurd Amounts Of Food On Thanksgiving
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:46:57 -0500

Don't Be That Person Who Wastes Absurd Amounts Of Food On ThanksgivingIt?s time to put together your festive Thanksgiving menu ? but this year, try to  cook up a way to make sure that most of it actually gets eaten.



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Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgery 
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:35:48 -0500

Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgery A hunter left disfigured from a near-fatal bear attack has had his face rebuilt after undergoing months of surgeries. Lee Brooke?s nose and moustache were ?ripped off? his face during the grizzly attack during a hunting trip in Wyoming in October last year. The 60-year-old told FOX 31 he came across an elk he had shot the day before on his excursion, but quickly realised a bear had already claimed the kill. He turned to leave when the bear suddenly attacked, knocking him unconscious. When he woke he found the aggressive animal standing over him. Mr Brooke recalled the shock of seeing his ?nose and moustache laid out on the ground?, adding: ?Now I knew what was wrong with my face.? He underwent months of surgeries  Credit: FOX31 Denver (KDVR-TV) He explained: ?I felt her sniffing my cheek. I felt her whiskers. ?I should?ve bled to death right there. I should?ve at least drowned on my blood.? With blood in his eyes blurring his vision, he managed to reach for a steak knife in his pocket, later joking: ?I don?t know that I would have been brave enough to stab her if I could see her. ?I had to lean in to stab her in the head. So I was [that] close to her nose.? He spent around an hour alone in the woods before help arrived, recalling: ?I said ?Lord I could do with a little help about now!?? His brother-in-law, George Neal, eventually found him and remembered seeing Lee?s torn-off nose and upper lip on the ground. He grabbed the body parts and stuffed them in Lee's pocket before calling 911. He said the bear ?ripped his face right off?. A wild bear (not pictured) attacked him in Wyoming Credit: AP Mr Brooke underwent months of reconstructive surgery at the Swedish Medical Center?s Burn and Reconstructive Unit in Colorado. Dr Benson Pulikkottil and Dr Lily Daniali removed a fibula and a flap of skin from his leg, then used the bone and skin to rebuild his face. Doctors will eventually reconstruct his nose, possibly even using a part of his own nose they managed to preserve. ?They were so confident and compassionate and communicated really well back and forth,? said Mr Brooke. ?Everybody was phenomenal. They built me up and never let me down. They?re the best of the best.? Woman?s yoga session interrupted by bear licking her neck  



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Israeli minister: we have secret ties with 'many' Arab states
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:54:36 -0500

Israeli minister: we have secret ties with 'many' Arab statesAn Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday that Israel had covert ties with "many" Arab and Muslim states but was obliged not to name them at the other sides' request. A rare interview given by the head of Israel's armed forces to a Saudi-owned news site was published on Thursday, further fuelling talk of close links. It followed previous broad hints by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and accusations by Hezbollah that Saudi Arabia was pushing Israel to attack the Lebanese Shiite group.



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Mugabe agrees to stand down as Zimbabwe president: source
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:49:51 -0500

Mugabe agrees to stand down as Zimbabwe president: sourceRobert Mugabe agreed on Sunday to resign as Zimbabwe's president hours after the ruling ZANU-PF party fired him as its leader following 37 years in charge, a source familiar with the negotiations said.



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World Toilet Day
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:31:29 -0500

World Toilet DayWorld Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste.



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How North Korean Weapons Could Start a War (in the Middle East)
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:48:00 -0500

How North Korean Weapons Could Start a War (in the Middle East)On November 4, a ballistic missile exploded above King Khalid Airport near Riyadh after being intercepted by Saudi Patriot missiles. The attack, launched by Houthi rebels in Yemen, led the Saudi government to blame Iran for supporting the rebels, escalating tensions across the Middle East. Curiously, however, many of Yemen?s ballistic missiles came from North Korea?a design that North Korea, in turn, had acquired from Egypt.



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Man Accidentally Shoots Self, Wife During Gun Safety Discussion
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:53:20 -0500

Man Accidentally Shoots Self, Wife During Gun Safety DiscussionA Tennessee man accidentally shot himself and his wife Thursday during a discussion at their church about gun safety concerns.



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David Cassidy Has Been Hospitalized with Organ Failure
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:07:22 -0500

David Cassidy Has Been Hospitalized with Organ FailureDavid Cassidy has been hospitalized and is currently in critical condition



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Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:43:28 -0500

Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootingsU.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns. The move follows efforts by Indonesian authorities on Friday to evacuate villages near Freeport?s Grasberg mine in the eastern province of Papua that authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists. Freeport has asked family and household members of its employees to prepare over the weekend for a temporary relocation from the mining town of Tembagapura, about 10 km (6.2 miles) from Grasberg, company sources said.



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Does Trump Support Roy Moore? White House Official Ducks The Question 15 Times.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:06:04 -0500

Does Trump Support Roy Moore? White House Official Ducks The Question 15 Times.WASHINGTON ? A top White House official on Sunday avoided answering the question ? 15 times ? as to whether President Donald Trump supports Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by seven women.



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Lee Harvey Oswald's killer Jack Ruby told FBI informant to 'watch the fireworks' hours before JFK's assasination
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:01:00 -0500

Lee Harvey Oswald's killer Jack Ruby told FBI informant to 'watch the fireworks' hours before JFK's assasinationJack Ruby told an FBI informant to ?watch the fireworks? on the day President John F Kennedy was assassinated, the latest release of JFK files reveals. Ruby, who went on to shoot and mortally wound Lee Harvey Oswald two days later, made the comments hours before the President was killed in Dallas, Texas. Although the President was assassinated on 22 November 1963, the interaction between Ruby and the FBI informant, identified as Bob Vanderslice, was not officially relayed to the FBI until March 1977.



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Justin Trudeau Will Formally Apologize For Canada's Past LGBTQ Persecution
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:03:20 -0500

Justin Trudeau Will Formally Apologize For Canada's Past LGBTQ PersecutionCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Sunday that his government will offer a formal apology for its past discrimination against LGBTQ citizens.



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Crush near Morocco's Essaouira kills at least 15 women
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:06:22 -0500

Crush near Morocco's Essaouira kills at least 15 womenAt least 15 women were killed and five injured Sunday in a crush as food aid was distributed near the coastal tourist town of Essaouira in western Morocco, authorities and witnesses said. A witness told AFP that hundreds of women had gathered at a village marketplace for a distribution of flour organised annually by a prominent benefactor from the region who lives in the commercial capital, Casablanca. "The local authorities on the spot were overwhelmed.



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Turkeys thriving, causing ruckus in San Francisco suburbs
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:59:41 -0500

Turkeys thriving, causing ruckus in San Francisco suburbsMARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) ? Turkeys are traditional for Thanksgiving. But some folks in the San Francisco Bay Area are praying the wild ones will go away.



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5 Reasons No Nation Wants to Go to War with America
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:41:00 -0500

5 Reasons No Nation Wants to Go to War with AmericaThus, each Ohio-class SSBN could carry up to 192 nuclear warheads on board. Altogether, America?s sea-based deterrent boasts 336 nuclear-armed missiles, with about half of America?s deployed nuclear warheads on board.



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'I Actually Felt Human.' Psychiatric Patient Said He Escaped to Prove He Could Be Free and Not Hurt Anybody
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:39:36 -0500

'I Actually Felt Human.' Psychiatric Patient Said He Escaped to Prove He Could Be Free and Not Hurt AnybodyRandall Saito spoke from a jail in California, before briefly appearing in court and telling a judge he doesn't want to go back to Hawaii



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Rare white moose saved from hunters in Sweden after police u-turn
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:13:49 -0500

Rare white moose saved from hunters in Sweden after police u-turnA rare white moose?s life has been saved in Sweden after a decision to allow hunters to kill it was overturned. The magnificent moose, named Ferdinand, gained worldwide media attention in August after local politician Hans Nilsson captured him swimming on camera in Värmland, western Sweden. ?It was an awesome moment being alone with this incredible animal. Having had that experience, I could not believe that someone would to kill him,? he told The Telegraph.  The elk became a potential target for hunters after police blamed the animal for an attack on a jogger on 6 November. A rare white moose has been saved from hunters in Sweden Credit: Hans Nilsson  ?The moose has had two turbulent weeks. It started with a young woman who was out jogging with two dogs attached to a leash around her waist,? Mr Nilsson says. ?When they met the moose, the dogs began barking. The moose wanted to defend himself and attacked the dogs. The woman fell to the ground and dislocated her shoulder.? In response to the incident, police ?decided to allow local hunters to shoot the moose, claiming that it was a danger to people,? he explains. Mr Nilsson started a petition to protect the moose and it gained more than 14,000 signatures in just a few days. ?I was very upset since I knew it is a harmless animal,? he adds. ?Luckily, none of the local hunters wanted to kill it.? The nature photographer said the police reversed their decision due to the backlash: ?The moose is no longer considered dangerous to humans. The moose is safe and can continue to live in his habitat in western Värmland. ?Out of 400, 000 moose in Sweden, maybe 100 of them are white,? he adds. ?Most of them live in this area. They are not albino. They have a genetic defect called leucism. They cannot store pigment. ?It is very important that we preserve all the white moose so that they can continue to live in the Swedish forests.? Rare white giraffe spotted in Tanzania could be ?target? for poachers



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Progressive Community Organizer Prevails in New Orleans Mayoral Race
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 21:58:56 -0500

Progressive Community Organizer Prevails in New Orleans Mayoral RaceA progressive community organizer was elected mayor of New Orleans on Saturday, becoming the first female leader of the Big Easy in its nearly 300-year history.



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Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:13:04 -0500

Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To LawyersAttorney General Jeff Sessions had lawyers rolling in the aisles with a surprising string of Russian quips at the start of a speech he gave Friday.



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Mom Thanks Nurse and Cop Who Pulled Over To Save Her 6-Week-Old Baby Who Was Choking
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:26:24 -0500

Mom Thanks Nurse and Cop Who Pulled Over To Save Her 6-Week-Old Baby Who Was ChokingThe nurse was on her way to work when she spotted the incident.



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Animal Welfare Groups Slam Proposal To Speed Up Poultry Plant Lines
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:59:13 -0500

Animal Welfare Groups Slam Proposal To Speed Up Poultry Plant LinesAnimal welfare advocates are joining worker rights and food safety groups in opposition to a poultry industry proposal to speed up portions of processing lines at chicken plants.



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