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Facebook Messenger testing Snapchat-style 'streaks' feature - CNET

CNET 11/23/17 14:05

Another day, another Facebook ripoff of a Snapchat feature.

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'Stranger Things' Erica offers snarky Thanksgiving advice - CNET

CNET 11/23/17 14:26

The surprise hit character of season 2 has some choice responses to serve up to your nosy family members.

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Around Town Briefs: Medicare seminar, ‘Nutcracker’ performances, holiday kids’ camps

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 13:30

Medicare-eligible seniors are invited to a free seminar, Los Gatos Ballet's 'Nutcracker' returns to the stage and holiday camps for kids are available.

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Police Report: Fleeing DUI suspect caught, his bail was set at $75,000

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 14:45

Police in Los Gatos, California threw the book at a fleeing suspect and numerous burglaries were reported in town this week.

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WATCH: Fox News host Jeanine Pirro caught on air flipping out at colleague

Raw Story 11/23/17 14:43

Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro was caught on air telling someone she was pissed off at them. After returning from a commercial break, the Fox News host was apparently caught berating one of her col...

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Why Child Marriage Persists In Mexico

NPR 11/23/17 14:38

In Mexico, 1 in 5 girls marry before theyre 18 - some as young as 11. Unlike the rest of the world, child marriage rates have barely fallen in the last 30 years.

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Putin Is Working To Build Alliances With Leaders The U.S. Often Distances Itself From

NPR 11/23/17 14:38

Russias president has had a flurry of meetings with leaders from the Middle East and beyond. Critics say hes trying to exploit what the Kremlin sees as inattention from the Trump administration.

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Robert Mueller May Bring An End To Jokes Surrounding Old Law

NPR 11/23/17 14:38

The little-known Foreign Agents Registration Act was long considered a joke - until Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller brought his first indictments. Legal observers are asking whether ...

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How Black Friday Has Evolved Throughout The Years

NPR 11/23/17 14:38

Years ago, retailers had an unofficial agreement: Black Friday would be the start of the shopping season. Then some stores started opening their doors and offering sales on Thanksgiving Day. That crea...

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What States Are Doing To Stop Rural Money Drains

NPR 11/23/17 14:38

Farmers survive by sending food to cities, and when they die their assets often leave just as fast, going to heirs living in urban areas. That financial drain helps accelerate small town decline. So, ...

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Rohingya Refugees Say They Are Too Scared To Return To Myanmar

NPR 11/23/17 14:38

Myanmar and Bangladesh say they have signed an agreement to allow the return of Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh. But many Rohingya say they are too scared of violent attacks in Myanmar to ret...

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They're Undocumented And Want To Join The U.S. Army Before It's Too Late

NPR 11/23/17 14:38

Several hundred undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country illegally all share a goal: they want to join the U.S. Army. Now, two programs that put them on that path are in danger of bein...

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Turkeys Have Gotten Bigger And It's Not Because Of Stuffing

NPR 11/23/17 14:38

Over the past half-century, turkeys have been getting a lot bigger. Due to selective breeding, the average turkey is now twice the size it was in 1960.

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Zimbabwean Journalist Shares What She Hopes For The Country's Future

NPR 11/23/17 14:38

After 37 years in power, Zimbabwes President, Robert Mugabe has stepped down. Hes been in power for most of journalist Wadzanai Mhutes life. She shares her memories of a pre-Mugabe Zimbabwe, reflectio...

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Teacher Was Doing Drugs In A Classroom As Students Caught Her On Video

Newsweek 11/23/17 14:19

The 24-year-old teacher, Samantha Cox, is seen in the video acting strangely in an empty classroom early Wednesday morning.

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Peugeot-owner to use Opel site to assemble engines-Les Echos

Reuters 11/23/17 14:23

Peugeot-owner PSA (PEUP.PA) will use an existing Opel site in eastern Europe to assemble 200,000 petrol engines instead of building new capacity on its own site in Slovakia as initially planned, Les E...

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Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives To State's Governor And Obama

NPR 11/23/17 14:16

A 46-year-old woman in Texas has been charged with mailing explosives to Gov. Greg Abbott and then-President Obama. Authorities say the devices could have seriously injured or even killed someone.

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Assisted living, memory care facility proposed near Vasona Park

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 13:00

A 114-unit assisted living and memory care facility has been proposed for Los Gatos, California. If approved, it would be built on Blossom Hill Road near Vasona park

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Soccer on TV: The best games to watch this weekend

LA Times 11/23/17 14:25

In three of Europe’s top five leagues the leading goal scorer plays for the team that is also leading the table. This weekend’s schedule features three games in which a league’s top two scorers wi...

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Asian American officers allege racial discrimination in lawsuit against San Gabriel PD

LA Times 11/23/17 14:25

Five Asian American police officers are suing the San Gabriel Police Department, alleging they were subjected to widespread discrimination and a hostile work culture in which managers used racial ...

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Case Keenum stays hot and the Vikings edge the Lions in early Thanksgiving game

LA Times 11/23/17 14:30

Case Keenum threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score, all in the first half, to give the Minnesota Vikings a double-digit lead and they went on to beat the Detroit Lions 30-23 on Thursday. The...

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Freed North Korea prisoner found burned to death

CNN.com 11/23/17 14:05

Police in San Diego are investigating the mysterious death of a man who made international headlines eight years ago when former US President Jimmy Carter helped negotiate his release from North Korea...
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Facebook Thinks You’re Gay Or A Drug User Based On Three ‘Likes,’ Study Says

Newsweek 11/23/17 13:30

They make assumptions to exploit information about someone's personal characteristics that they haven't made public on the internet-such as being gullible, introverted, female, a drug user or gay.

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Elon Musk Built The World's Largest Lithium-Ion Battery In Record Time

Newsweek 11/23/17 13:31

It could supply 30,000 homes in South Australia with power.

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Whales Keep Their Skin Dewy Fresh With Summer Exfoliation Ritual

Newsweek 11/23/17 13:45

Someone give these whales a pumice stone (and the opposable thumbs to use them)!

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Police ticket man driving his pregnant wife to the hospital

Raw Story 11/23/17 14:17

The story is one many expectant fathers wonder about: “If I have to rush my wife to the hospital to give birth and a cop sees me, will he give me an escort with all the bells and whistles –...

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Sexual predators, unite: Tone-deaf Trump says forget the accusers

Raw Story 11/23/17 14:19

In a remarkably patronizing and tone-deaf moment – even for him – President Trump has decided that the torrent of protest against sexual assault is “very, very good for women. And I&...

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Here is scientific evidence that you need to spend time enjoying nature

Raw Story 11/23/17 14:21

“I saw this little flower as I was coming back from my class…and it really gave me a strong sense of hope.” Connecting with nature improves people’s moods. Pixabay Twentieth Century German socia...

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South Dakota lawmaker, brother-in-law drown in Cook Islands

SFGate 11/23/17 14:12

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota state representative and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, where they were attending a wedding f...

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As shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, retailers branch out

SFGate 11/23/17 14:22

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving and will be finding some surprises: toys and TVs at J.C. Penney, Barbies at Best Buy, kitchen appliances like wine refrigerators at B.J...

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Bombshell report offers clearest evidence yet Mueller has flipped Flynn

Raw Story 11/23/17 14:15

A new report from the New York Times offers the clearest evidence yet that former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is getting ready to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’...

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Saratoga’s annual holiday event returns Friday

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 13:45

A longtime holiday tradition in Saratoga, California returns to its usual date, the Friday after Thanksgiving.

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Can blockchain help accelerate life sciences research?

Digital Journal 11/23/17 14:01

The focus of blockchain technology has been with supply chains and finance, but the applications are far wider including life science research, like new drug development and the control of patient dat...

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How to revitalize a city? Attract millennials

Digital Journal 11/23/17 14:05

The concept of the city as a contained social structure is well-established and cities go through different periods of prosperity. Key to a successful city today, according to one analyst group, is a ...

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13th annual Silicon Valley Turkey Trot drums up nostalgia and drive to stay fit

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 14:01

The annual Silicon Valley Turkey Trot, a family tradition for many runners and walkers, drew tens of thousands of participants to San Jose on Thursday -- even people dressed as salad and Thanksgiving ...

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Cal QB Ross Bowers hoping for a belated birthday gift

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 14:05

With a victory over UCLA, Golden Bears will be eligible for bowl game.

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Luke Mertens leads Lake Zurich football from 'such a mess' to 7A final

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 13:00

A year after a hazing scandal led to his hiring, Mertens has the undefeated Bears a game away from the Class 7A state title.

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Unilever drafts in search firm to look for new CEO: Sky News

Reuters 11/23/17 13:40

Consumer goods maker Unilever NV (UNc.AS) (ULVR.L) has begun working with executive search firm Egon Zehnder International to help to identify a successor to Chief Executive officer Paul Polman, Sky N...

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Peugeot-owner to use Opel site to assemble engines

Reuters 11/23/17 13:45

Peugeot-owner PSA (PEUP.PA) will use an existing Opel site in eastern Europe to assemble 200,000 petrol engines instead of building new capacity on its own site in Slovakia as initially planned, Les E...

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Sound 'consistent with an explosion' heard near missing Argentine sub's last-known location

The Washington Post 11/23/17 12:57

A sound detected near the last-known location of an Argentine navy submarine carrying 44 crew members is believed to have come from an explosion.

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Around Town Briefs: Local play, auditions for kids and local winter camps

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 12:00

Around Town briefs for the Thanksgiving week include news on the final weekend of a local play, auditions for kids and holiday camps to keep students busy.

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ICE Is Looking To Technology Companies To Help Them Monitor Visa Holders

Newsweek 11/23/17 13:21

Companies like Microsoft and Motorola Solutions could become involved in a program that could help ICE keep track and assess any threats from visa holders in the U.S.

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SIU herpes researcher illegally experimented on people in U.S., participants say

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 13:33

Three years before launching an offshore herpes vaccine trial, a Southern Illinois researcher vaccinated patients in U.S. hotel rooms.

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Sheriff’s Report: Criminal incidents in Saratoga Oct. 23-Nov. 11

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 13:00

Crime blotter in Saratoga, California from end of October to middle of November includes an online dating theft, commercial burglary, embezzlement and DUI.

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Youth Commission expands events, seeks donations

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 13:15

The Youth Commission in Saratoga, California is ramping up its event plans, and by doing so, will need to raise more money. Expect to see donation boxes at local events starting this holiday season.

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21-year-old man stabbed to death in San Jose home identified

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 13:46

Police believe the man was stabbed to death by his housemate in San Jose.

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Don Diablo electrifies on 'Take Her Place' with ARIZONA

Digital Journal 11/23/17 13:28

Dutch DJ and producer Don Diablo has released his new music video for "Take Her Place," his soaring collaboration with the band ARIZONA.

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Trump To Troops On Thanksgiving: 'You're Fighting For Something Good'

NPR 11/23/17 13:29

The president also said multiple times that the U.S. armed forces were better off under his leadership than under the Obama administration.

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'You're Fired': Trump Falls Back on TV Catchphrase to Reporters as Thanksgiving Meltdown Continues

Alternet 11/23/17 12:45

He began the day by prolonging his feud with the father of a black college basketball player. President Donald Trump used his reality TV catchphrase to insult reporters during a Thanksgiving Day event...

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John McAfee Says Violent Cartels Are Out to Get Him—And His Wife Was in on It

Newsweek 11/23/17 12:35

His wife says her former pimp forced her into colluding with cartels to have him kidnapped following claims that he hacked the Belize government.

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All the Times the Supreme Court Has Ruled on LGBT Rights

Newsweek 11/23/17 12:38

The Supreme Court has ruled on LGBT rights eight times.

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How to Help Feed the Hungry at the Holidays and Year Round

Newsweek 11/23/17 12:43

Canned food drives may not be the best approach.

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Danny Masterson Couldn’t Have Raped Woman He Was Dating, Says Publicist

Newsweek 11/23/17 12:55

"Chrissie was Danny's girlfriend at the time, so there's really nothing, there's no story there," said his female publicist.

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Paul Manafort Flew 18 Times to Moscow and Frequently Reached Putin’s Allies, Records Show

Newsweek 11/23/17 12:57

Manafort's ties with Russia are deeper than previously reported.

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Grief, anger as relatives learn of Argentine sub blast

Digital Journal 11/23/17 13:20

Relatives of the 44 crewmembers aboard Argentinas missing submarine erupted in a welter of anger and grief Thursday after the navy released news of an explosion onboard, effectively ending hopes of su...

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Shaping consumer eating habits with VR technology

Digital Journal 11/23/17 13:23

Digital Journal is a digital media news network with thousands of Digital Journalists in 200 countries around the world. Join us! (IA)

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Cal Golden Bears vs. UCLA Bruins: TV info and other fast facts

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 13:24

Everything you need to know -- at a glance -- about Friday's must-win game for the Bears

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What we learned from the Ducks' 4-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights

LA Times 11/23/17 13:10

The Ducks played perhaps their worst game of the season on Wednesday.

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China stock slump weighs on global markets

LA Times 11/23/17 13:15

European stock markets were weighed down Thursday by the earlier slump in China's main stock market to its lowest level since September. Trading levels were relatively modest, though, with U.S. ma...

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Celebrities Celebrating Thanksgiving 2017

The Daily Beast 11/23/17 00:53

Celebrities are preparing to feast and share their Thanksgiving gratitude on Thanksgiving.

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Judge strikes down Texas abortion ban

CNN.com 11/23/17 13:08

A federal judge has struck down Texas' ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure.
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Billy Baldwin burns Trump Jr: My wife ‘showed your dad’s ass the door’ after he crashed our party and hit on her

Raw Story 11/23/17 13:00

Actor Billy Baldwin on Thursday unleashed hell on Donald Trump Jr. for his mockery of the groping scandal surrounding Sen. Al Franken (D-MN). In response to a Trump Jr. tweet that bashed Franken for a...

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Marquee matchup: 49ers Foster vs. Seahawks Wilson

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 13:02

SANTA CLARA – A healthy Reuben Foster might be just what the 49ers need Sunday to thwart their chief nemesis from the past few years: Russell Wilson, quarterback extraordinaire of the Seattle Se...

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Despite an accident, hundreds still willing to gamble on riding driverless shuttle in Las Vegas

LA Times 11/23/17 13:00

The small, blue shuttle drove defensively. Slowly. Piloted entirely by computer, it followed the rules of the road like a student driver trying to impress an instructor. It approached the traffic ...

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Joe Thomas rips Troy Aikman for suggest Dwight Freeney should play

USATODAY 11/23/17 12:46

What Aikman said was irresponsible.

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Self-driving cars programmed to decide who dies in a crash

USATODAY 11/23/17 12:38

Hard choices have to be made

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EU Reward to Britain for Brexit Concessions May Prove Meager

Wall Street Journal 11/23/17 12:33

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May appears ready to offer politically painful concessions to the EU to advance Brexit talks, but the eventual reward-moving talks onto the future trade relationship and a ...

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Requiem for a Hit Man

Wall Street Journal 11/23/17 11:31

Bodies are piling up on the streets of Kiev, as the military stalemate between Russia and Ukraine devolves into a murky contest of spies and hired guns. The Wall Street Journal caught up with one of t...

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98 Degrees heats up the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC

Digital Journal 11/23/17 12:42

On November 23, Grammy-nominated group 98 Degrees performed at the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, for a great turnout a fans.

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Ed Uhlir, architect who was key to Chicago's Millennium Park, dies at 73

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 11:50

Ed Uhlir, an architect who played an essential role bringing together Chicago's Millennium Park as its design director, dies at 73.

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20 Changes Facebook Predicts For 2020: People, Technology, Commerce

Inc. 11/23/17 12:34

Mobile at the center, WeChat-ization of apps into platforms, and multisensory multipliers like augmented and virtual reality.

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Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

SFGate 11/23/17 12:41

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Big box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries in the area are rolling out deals, too. The Las Vegas Sun ...

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Thanksgiving Day grows in importance for shoppers

USATODAY 11/23/17 12:30

Thanksgiving Day has grown in importance, with sales kicking off before the dinner dishes have been cleared away.

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An Arrest in France Freaks Out the Kremlin Kleptocracy

The Daily Beast 11/23/17 00:17

Oligarchs close to Putin thought they were beyond the reach of law in the south of France. But the arrest of one of Russia's untouchables may bring an end to that thinking.

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Round Lake man in critical condition after Ingleside crash

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 12:24

The driver veered onto the shoulder and overcorrected, sending his car across oncoming lanes on Route 134 and off the road, police said.

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Sound heard in sub search was an explosion, Argentina says

The Washington Post 11/23/17 11:37

U.S. and specialist agencies said the “hydro-acoustic anomaly” was produced just hours after the navy lost contact with the submarine last week.

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China Tests 10-Warhead Missile That Could Strike Anywhere in the World for Possible 2018 Deployment

Newsweek 11/23/17 11:44

China does not believe in the arms race, a military analyst said.

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Slavery in Africa: Rwanda Offers to Take 30,000 Refugees After Human Auctions in Libya Spark Anger

Newsweek 11/23/17 11:49

A recent report showed African migrants being sold "like cattle" for as little as $400 at auctions in Libya.

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British woman jailed in Iran to appear in court on Dec 10

Digital Journal 11/23/17 12:20

The British-Iranian woman serving a five-year jail sentence in Tehran for alleged sedition will appear in court on December 10 charged with spreading propaganda, her husband said Thursday.

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The GOP tax plan got a triple whammy of brutal reviews

Digital Journal 11/23/17 12:24

Three new analyses of the Senates Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all delivered bad news for Republican leaders. The Tax Policy Center found that more than 50% of Americans would see a tax increase in 2027 unde...

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Pope prays for peace in South Sudan and DR Congo

Digital Journal 11/23/17 12:10

Pope Francis led a special prayer for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, saying the mass murder of women and children is where "war shows its most horrid face&...

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7-year-old girl reported missing has been located

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 11:28

A 7-year-old girl who was reported missing earlier Thursday has been located, Chicago police said.

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Ag School students serve seniors a locally-sourced Thanksgiving dinner of food raised on their farm

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 12:02

Hundreds of seniors from the Far Southwest Side feasted on locally-sourced turkey courtesy of students at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences.

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High school football: Meet Menlo-Atherton’s Swiss Army knife

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 12:11

M-A senior Spencer Corona a triple threat at wide receiver, in the secondary and as a kicker

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Elon Musk comes through on world's biggest lithium battery

Digital Journal 11/23/17 12:04

Elon Musk promised to build the worlds biggest lithium-ion battery in South Australia within 100 days of signing the contract or he would give it to the state free. The system is complete and will be ...

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Blackhawks John Hayden fined for second high-sticking penalty in three games

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 11:00

Blackhawks winger John Hayden has had a propensity for high sticking of late, and on Thursday it hit Hayden in his wallet.

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Bears celebrating Mitch Trubisky's 'small victories' in absence of wins

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 11:25

The Bears are celebrating Mitch Trubisky's small victories in the absence of wins, using flashes of progress to justify their long-term belief in the rookie quarterback

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Lincoln-Way East, Loyola to meet for first time for Class 8A state title

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 11:54

Lincoln-Way East's speed, Loyola's health two main factors in their matchup for the Class 8A football state championship

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Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Who’s Your Mommy?” Edition

Slate 11/23/17 12:00

Every mother’s favorite thing to hear.

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Who Is Zimbabwe's New Leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa?

NPR 11/23/17 12:00

After Robert Mugabe resigned, Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to his country Thursday and asked "all genuine patriotic Zimbabweans to come together."

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At Thanksgiving, the search for a black Pilgrim among Plymouth’s settlers

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 12:00

Was one of the Plymouth Colony settlers a black man?

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'Thanksgiving miracle': Toddler given kidney after transplant controversy in Georgia

USATODAY 11/23/17 11:38

A.J. Burgess was supposed to receive a kidney last month.

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The 2018 Golden Globe Awards host is ... Seth Meyers

USATODAY 11/23/17 11:22

After Jimmy Fallon was MC last year, Seth Meyers is taking over.

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For Puerto Ricans, a bittersweet holiday

CNN.com 11/23/17 11:54

San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN) -- On the southeastern coast of this island, where Hurricane Maria made landfall two months ago, the waves of the Caribbean lash the crumbling foundation of Jose Morales' b...
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Tensions down after 'coup' in Ukraine's separatist region

Digital Journal 11/23/17 11:50

Tensions appeared to abate Thursday in Lugansk, a stronghold of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, two days after infighting erupted in the war-scarred region, culminating in accusations o...

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Dustin Lynch incredible at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Digital Journal 11/23/17 11:51

On November 23, country star Dustin Lynch performed at the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade (that took place at 34th Street) in New York City.

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Grayslake approves tax incentive to help brewery renovate 100-year-old building

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 11:45

A historic Grayslake building that has sat vacant for years is scheduled to get a new lease on life as Light the Lamp Brewery finishes its renovations.

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Nonprofits create wreaths for auction to support Grayslake Historical Society

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 11:49

Visitors to Grayslake's tree-lighting ceremony on Friday can view and bid on hand-decorated wreaths to benefit the Grayslake Historical Society and nonprofits.

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It's a day for practice on Thanksgiving morning

LA Times 11/23/17 10:56



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Comedian Kathy Griffin unloads her Hollywood Hills home for $4.49 million

LA Times 11/23/17 11:30

Don’t expect to find Kathy Griffin in Hollywood Hills for Thanksgiving this year. The actress and comedian has finally sold her house of more than a decade for $4.492 million. That’s about $1 mill...

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Trump Has Spent Nearly One out of Every Three Days of His Presidency at a Family-Owned Property

Alternet 11/23/17 09:14

He's spent more time golfing than governing. President Donald Trump has spent nearly one out of every three days since his inauguration at a property owned by him and his family.The president sp...

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GOP Congressman in Nude Selfie Scandal Threatened to Report Woman to Capitol Police

Alternet 11/22/17 23:14

The representative can be heard making the comments to the woman on a recording. A Washington Post report explains how Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) threatened a woman who possessed his illicit nude photos b...

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Woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 10:44

A Texas woman has been accused of mailing homemade explosives to former president Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, R, that could have maimed or killed

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Long-recommended changes to Park Ridge Police Station back before elected officials

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 11:29

Changes to the Park Ridge Police Station, some recommended more than a decade ago to address safety and space needs, were back in front of the City Council this month.

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How Jordan Bell uses Warriors’ trade from Bulls as motivation

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 11:28

Rookie forward Jordan Bell driven to make Warriors feel good for paying $3.5 million to Bulls for 38th pick.

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Trump's First Presidential Thanksgiving at Mar-a-Lago Will Feature More Than Turkey

Newsweek 11/23/17 10:31

Thanksgiving at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, nicknamed the Winter White House, features more than just turkey.

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Update On Jared Kushner's Middle East Peace Push

Newsweek 11/23/17 10:36

The President of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, rejected a call from Jared Kushner after the U.S. state department threatened to close down the Palestine Liberation Organization's office.

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After Texas Shooting, FBI Reviews Gun Background Check System, But Gun Control Group Say Senate Bill Still Needed

Newsweek 11/23/17 10:53

The FBI and the ATF will review whether the military and other federal agencies are properly reporting information to the national gun background check database, the Justice Department announced Wedne...

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Russian TV Editor Says His Network Got Calls from The Kremlin To Attack Clinton

Newsweek 11/23/17 11:20

Russian state TV got direct instructions to promote Trump and slam Clinton, says whistleblower.

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Mulcahy's hosts major Thanksgiving Eve party on Long Island

Digital Journal 11/23/17 11:18

On November 22, Mulcahys Pub and Concert Hall hosted a major Thanksgiving Eve party in Wantagh, for a sold-out concert venue and nightclub.

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France brushes off EU worries over Macron's budget

Digital Journal 11/23/17 11:20

France insisted Thursday that it was on course to wrestle its deficit back within European Union limits, after Brussels expressed concern that Paris might not meet the blocs tough spending rules.

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Turkmenistan currency crisis seen causing cola shortage

Digital Journal 11/23/17 11:20

Fans of Coca-Cola in gas-rich Turkmenistans capital Ashgabat are complaining they can no longer "taste the feeling": their favourite drink has disappeared from shop shelves amidst a sharpeni...

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This Coffee Shop's Ad Is the Worst Example Of Emotional Intelligence You'll See This Week

Inc. 11/23/17 11:10

Oh, this was supposed to be funny.

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Sheriff: Las Vegas shooting gunman fired over 1,100 rounds

SFGate 11/23/17 11:13

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The top lawman in Las Vegas says the gunman who killed dozens of people at a concert last month fired more than 1,100 rounds. The newly released estimate from Sheriff Joe Lombardo of...

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‘Someday you’ll explain it’: Trump praises Coast Guard ‘brand’ in rambling Thanksgiving address

Raw Story 11/23/17 11:13

There’s something about speaking to U.S. Coast Guard service members that brings out President Donald Trump’s simmering anger at the media. The president served sandwiches Thanksgiving Day...

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EU working without 'letup' to help migrants in Libya

Digital Journal 11/23/17 11:10

The EU said Thursday it is working without "letup" for a durable solution to the plight of migrants in Libya, adding it shared French President Emmanuel Macrons anger over slave markets ther...

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Chicago's Thanksgiving Parade

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 08:53

The annual McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade in Chicago kicked off at Congress Parkway and State Street and headed north on State to Randolph Street in the Loop on Nov. 23, 2017.

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All 44 Crew Members of Missing Argentine Submarine Believed to Be Dead

Slate 11/23/17 10:59

After a week of searching for a missing Argentine Navy submarine off the coast of the country, the families of the 44 crew members aboard have been tol ...

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Dionne: Be thankful for journalism — no, this isn’t self serving

San Jose Mercury News 11/23/17 11:00

Columnist E.J. Dionne points out for every lost newspaper subscriber, corruption wins and journalism loses.

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Samsung might be building a detachable Kaby Lake Chromebook

Digital Journal 11/23/17 10:52

Samsung could be building a detachable 2-in-1 Chromebook powered by an Intel Kaby Lake processor. The device is expected to help spearhead Googles plans to release Chromebooks with distinct tablet and...

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Chris Hemsworth reveals the out-of-control horse ride he started on '12 Strong'

USATODAY 11/23/17 10:38

Chris Hemsworth urged his fellow actors onto a crazed horse ride on the set of '12 Strong.' You herd this here first.

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‘You’re fired’: Trump falls back on TV catchphrase to attack reporters as Thanksgiving meltdown continues

Raw Story 11/23/17 10:39

President Donald Trump used his reality TV catchphrase to insult reporters during a Thanksgiving Day event. The president spoke to military service members via teleconference, and complained their con...

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Activists repurpose newspaper box into food depository in Bronzeville

Chicago Tribune 11/23/17 09:00

Black Lives Matter members hope food box project will gain popularity and grow into movement like Little Free Library.

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Argentina says missing submarine suffered explosion but doesn't know the crew's fate

LA Times 11/23/17 10:30

The Argentine navy confirmed Thursday that its missing submarine experienced an explosion Nov. 15 in south Atlantic Ocean waters but had no information on the fate of the 44 crew members. “There w...

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Trump talks up his administration in Thanksgiving Day messages

USATODAY 11/23/17 10:29

In a separate early-morning holiday tweet, Trump said "your Country is starting to do really well."

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EU to step up migrant rights training for Libyan coastguard

Digital Journal 11/23/17 10:30

The EUs anti-trafficking operation is working to train Libyas coastguard on how to respect the human rights of migrants recovered at sea, the missions commander said Thursday.

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EU privacy regulators to discuss Uber hack next week

Reuters 11/23/17 10:22

European Union privacy regulators will discuss ride-hailing app Ubers [UBER.UL] massive data breach cover-up next week and could create a task-force to coordinate investigations.

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Burma has committed ‘ethnic cleansing,’ U.S. says. Where does Aung San Suu Kyi go from here?

The Washington Post 11/23/17 09:37

Burma’s de facto leader has been widely condemned for not using her moral authority to speak out on the Rohingya’s plight and stripped of honors and awards by the international community, which once l...

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Trump Tweet, on Thanksgiving, Menacingly Singles Out Reporter for Calling Him Racist

Slate 11/23/17 10:24

President Trump has shown no hesitation to use the immense power of his office to badger and belittle ordinary American citizens, usually on Twitter. I ...

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