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Agitators plan to disrupt Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, report says

Agitators planned Wednesday to disrupt the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after Ferguson protesters were able to shut down major New York City roadways Tuesday, the New York Post reports. An organizer told the fellow protesters that the cops would arrest ... read more

Zahir Belounis: From 'soccer prisoner' to waiter

(CNN)-- He was the football star who came to symbolize one of the reasons why many argued Qatar shouldn't be allowed the right to stage the 2022 World Cup. On Friday, a year to the day since he returned to Paris following his painstaking exit from Qatar ... read more

Ferguson hopes for calm, cleans up after looting

FERGUSON, Missouri -- Business owners and residents boarded-up windows and cleared away debris Wednesday as Ferguson sought a tentative return to normal after two nights of unrest over a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the shooting ... read more

Protests ease as snow falls on Ferguson

Despite the torching of a police car and dozens of arrests, police said a second night of protests was "much better" than the arson and widespread violence the night before. Protesters in Ferguson inspired demonstrations across the U.S. VPC FERGUSON, Mo. read more

OPEC Leaves Production Target Unchanged

Moreover, it remains unclear how the group will enforce its own production target. While some among OPEC’s 12 members—including the group’s de facto leader Saudi Arabia—remained reticent ahead of the meeting, others continued to push for the cartel ... read more

How world's worst Ebola outbreak began with one boy's death - BBC News

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How world's worst Ebola outbreak began with one boy's death
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Emile Ouamouno was just two years old and living in the remote Guinean village of Meliandou when he began suffering from a fever, headache and bloody diarrhoea. In December 2013, despite his family's best efforts, the young boy died - followed within ...
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Thanksgiving Travel Along Northeast Slowed By Snow And Rain - Huffington Post

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Thanksgiving Travel Along Northeast Slowed By Snow And Rain
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Airline passengers at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, DC, in Virginia, arrive to snow showers on the busiest travel day of the year November 26, 2014. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards | PAUL J. RICHARDS via Getty Images ...
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British crime writer PD James dead at age 94 - Brisbane Times

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British crime writer PD James dead at age 94
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Prolific ... James' books, many featuring sleuth Adam Dalgliesh, sold millions in many countries and most were just as popular when adapted for television. Photo: AP. London: British crime writer P.D. James, creator of poetry-writing detective Adam Dalgliesh, ...
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Popular mystery novelist PD James, creator of Adam Dalgliesh, dies aged 94Edmonton Journal
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Suicide attack kills 5 in Afghan capital, including UK Embassy workers - CNN

Suicide attack kills 5 in Afghan capital, including UK Embassy workers
Your video will begin momentarily. STORY HIGHLIGHTS. NEW: Security firm G4S says Briton killed in the blast was one of its staff; The other victim was an Afghan national working at the British Embassy, UK says; Kabul police said the suicide attack killed five ...
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It's not easy to land a job as a balloon handler in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day ... - New York Daily News

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It's not easy to land a job as a balloon handler in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day ...
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The balloon handlers in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade pull a lot of strings long before Kermit and Snoopy lift off. Maneuvering the enormous inflatable characters may seem like fun and games, but it's one of the toughest gigs to get since the 1,500 unpaid ...
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Holiday storm leaves 350,000 in the dark

Hundreds of thousands of customers from Maine to Virginia were without power.
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Protests dwindle in Ferguson

Snow falls as Missouri National Guard stand outside of the Ferguson Police Department Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer , Darren Wilson, in the shooting death of Michael Brown has sparked protests nationwide, triggering debates over the relations between black communities and law enforcement. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Tensions appear to ease after two nights of unrest over the Michael Brown shooting case.
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Family: Boy's fatal shooting could have been avoided

This still image taken from a surveillance video played at a news conference held by Cleveland Police, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, shows Cleveland police officers arriving at Cudell Park on a report of a man with a gun. Twelve-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, after he reportedly pulled a replica gun at the city park. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
CLEVELAND (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.
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Protests in Ferguson, elsewhere dwindle after two nights of unrest

Demonstrators take part in a "mock trial" of Darren Wilson as they protest the decision of a grand jury regarding the death of Michael Brown in St. Louis
By Ellen Wulfhorst, Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - The streets of Ferguson, Missouri were mostly quiet overnight after two days of racially charged unrest sparked by a grand jury decision not to prosecute a white policeman who shot dead an unarmed black teenager. On the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday, wintry weather kept many indoors across the state and other parts of the Midwest and the East Coast, though hundreds demonstrated against the killing in the California cities of Oakland, Los Angeles and San Diego. ...
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Ridesharing firm Uber suspends operations in Nevada

Transportation app Uber driver Shuki Zanna waits for rides in his limousine in Beverly Hills
(Reuters) - Ridesharing company Uber suspended its operations in the U.S. state of Nevada late on Wednesday in a setback that it said would cost nearly 1,000 jobs. Companies such as Uber allow passengers to summon cars using apps on their smartphones, rather than calling a taxi company, and have gained popularity in dozens of U.S. cities over the past few years. ...
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