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Americans mark Thanksgiving Day with parades, turkey, shopping

Turkey, stuffing and fun are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States.

Activists: Syrian strikes kill 36 in IS-held city

Syrian government warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday on the de-facto capital of the extremist Islamic State group, killing at least 36 people, activists said. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US discrimination

The violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect simmering U.S. tensions over racial discrimination that will undermine the country's stability, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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In Ferguson, will peaceful protests be more effective?

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Michael Brown's family released a statement Monday after the grand jury's ruling didn't indict the officer who killed Brown this summer. Should protesters listen to his family? Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Obama heads to Chicago to pitch immigration steps

President Barack Obama, the onetime community organizer, is returning Tuesday to the city where he says he first forged his ties to the Latino community to pitch his new executive actions on... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Bill: New Yorkers could identify as multiracial

New Yorkers may soon be able to identify themselves as more than one race under legislation set to be introduced by the City Council on Tuesday. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Nigeria: 2 female bombers kill 30 in Maiduguri

Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up Tuesday in a crowded market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing at least 30 people, according to witnesses and a security official. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Black Friday shopping catches on in UK

Halloween and Mother's Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Iran nuke talks face obstacles even with more time

The United States and Iran hope a new deadline in nuclear talks will allow them to finally reach a deal. But Tehran's apparent reluctance to compromise may soon leave U.S. negotiators running out... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Storm may snarl trip for Thanksgiving travelers

A nor'easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations, bringing mostly rain close to the coast, but heavier snow further... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Hong Kong moves to clear unruly protest site

An attempt by Hong Kong authorities to clear a 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in Mong Kok district spiraled into chaos Tuesday as hundreds more protesters flooded the crowded neighborhood,... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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In New Zealand, feud over fate of 1902 corpse ship

The S.S. Ventnor sank 112 years ago off the northern New Zealand coast, bearing unusual cargo: the exhumed bodies of 499 Chinese miners, some in wooden coffins and others in sealed zinc caskets. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Cash cut to Ukraine rebel areas in risky strategy

For hours, small crowds in Donetsk huddle hopefully in the cold around cash machines that never get filled, as artillery rumbles in the distance. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Nepal signs Indian power deal during Modi visit

Nepal signed an agreement Tuesday for an Indian company to build a $1 billion hydroelectric plant to boost supplies in the energy-starved Himalayan nation and export power to India. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Most police shootings don't end with prosecutions

A Missouri grand jury's decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges is the latest in a long line of police shooting investigations that show the latitude afforded law... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Home Depot faces dozens of breach-related lawsuits

Home Depot faces at least 44 lawsuits in the United States and Canada over a massive data breach earlier this year that affected 56 million debit and credit cards. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Ferguson businesses torched in overnight protests

Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass Tuesday morning after Ferguson erupted over a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Review: 'Smash Bros.' makes brutality adorable

Every few years, Nintendo rounds up its most popular characters, like Mario, Donkey Kong and Pikachu, and has them beat the daylights out of each other. It's not exactly blood sport — there... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Egypt in talks to import Cypriot natural gas

Egypt is speeding up talks with neighboring Cyprus to import natural gas for its domestic use and for possible re-export to other countries, the Egyptian petroleum minister said Tuesday. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Can Jews and Muslims get along? 60 imams and rabbis meet in Washington to try

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Frustrated by dangerously high tensions between Jews and Muslims in the Holy Land, 60 imams and rabbis gathered Sunday to hatch concrete plans to bridge the gulf between their communities, minus... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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