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California man stabbed after confronting girlfriend's catcaller

published about 2 hours ago
California man stabbed after confronting girlfriend's catcaller
Fred LambertSAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A man confronted a catcaller harassing his girlfriend in a tough San Francisco neighborhood and was stabbed several times.

World Briefing: Nigeria: Fish Vendors Attacked

published about 2 hours ago
Boko Haram militants have killed 48 fish vendors in northeastern Nigeria, near the border with Chad, the leader of the local fish traders’ association said Sunday.

Real Madrid to play at Melbourne Cricket Ground

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Real Madrid to play at Melbourne Cricket Ground
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Real Madrid has been confirmed as one of three European teams to contest the International Champions Cup Australia tournament at the Melbourne Cricket Ground next July.

Crews rescue 2, dog trapped in rubble of collapsed South Side building

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Crews rescue 2, dog trapped in rubble of collapsed South Side building
Chicago Fire Department crews rescued two people and a dog trapped in the rubble of an apartment building that "pancaked" after an explosion in the city's Washington Park neighborhood Sunday evening.

U.S. expands combat role in Afghanistan

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U.S. expands combat role in Afghanistan
President Obama has decided to extend the combat role of U.S. forces in Afghanistan into 2015. CNN's Erin McPike reports.


Ex-Mass. bishop implicated in abuse cover-up dies

Former Bishop Joseph Maguire, who faced allegtions in the clergy sex abuse scandal that happened in his tenure over the Diocese of Springfield was 95

Texas military base placed under lockdown

Emergency responders were investigating a suspicious vehicle whose driver has been taken into custody

Seahawks clip Cardinals' wings 19-3

A 20-yard touchdown and four field goals enabled Russell Wilson and Seattle to keep Arizona on the ground in their second loss of the season

11/23: After heavy snow, Buffalo braces for flooding; Cinder the bear cub gets a second chance

After a week of heavy snow fall in Buffalo, officials warn residents to prepare for impending floods caused by soaring temperatures; and, among the bears ... more

Parents' brawl costs kids' football teams shot at championship

Four men fought during the Mississippi youth teams' playoff game, prompting officials to cancel their appearances
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ABC cuts: this government is looking out for people

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No cuts to education, no cuts to health ... and no cuts to the ABC or SBS. • Get all your needs met at the ... more

ABC, SBS cuts: one in 10 to lose jobs, regional offices closed – live coverage

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Sweeping cuts across the ABC, including 400 jobs, and entire radio and TV programs, after Coalition budget cuts to the national broadcasters Continue reading...

The 2014 American Music awards – live!

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Taylor Swift is getting a special award, Pitbull is presenting, One Direction are playing, Iggy Azalea is up for six gongs ... join us as ... more

Jacqui Lambie resigns from Palmer United party – politics live

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Senator has quit the Palmer United party after Clive Palmer accused her of being a plant to wreck his fledgling party. Follow the day’s events ... more

ABC cuts: 400 jobs lost, radio budget slashed and property sold off

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ABC managing director Mark Scott tells staff, 10% of whom will lose jobs, that the changes are ‘vital to securing the long-term health of the ... more
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Memo From Europe: Nations Ponder How to Handle European Fighters Returning From Jihad

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A young man who came back to Germany from fighting in Syria has confessed in court and said he would like “to live a totally ... more

Switzerland Wins Davis Cup Final

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Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 as Switzerland won the Davis Cup final against France by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead.

MH17 Debris Leaves Rebel Area of Ukraine

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A train carrying the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 left a separatist-controlled area of Eastern Ukraine bound for the government-controlled city of Kharkiv, Interfax ... more

Portugal Ex-Prime Minister Detained

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Portugal’s former prime minister, José Sócrates, spent a second night in detention after a criminal court judge questioned him in an investigation of suspected tax ... more

Poland's Ruling Party Wins Most Seats in Regional Assemblies

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Poland’s national election committee said Saturday night that the ruling party won the most seats in regional assemblies even though it came second in the ... more

Despite Persecution, Guardian of Lake Tai Spotlights China’s Polluters

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Despite pressure from Beijing, factories continue to dump toxic waste into waterways because the cost of violating the rules is lower than the cost of ... more

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Dhaka's Unruly Campus Partisans

published about 6 hours ago
Surely there is a way to respect, celebrate and maintain the spirit of the past.

Afghanistan Quietly Lifts Ban on Night Raids

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The government of President Ashraf Ghani has cleared the way for special forces raids, blocked by former President Hamid Karzai, to resume in 2015.

Rescuers Pull Survivors From Collapsed Houses After Earthquake in Japan

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Rescuers Pull Survivors From Collapsed Houses After Earthquake in Japan
The earthquake in central Japan near the city of Nagano injured at least 40 people, damaged dozens of buildings and forced hundreds into emergency shelters.

Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens of People at Volleyball Match in Afghanistan

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The bomber set off his explosives in a crowd gathered to watch a regional volleyball tournament in Paktika Province in eastern Afghanistan.

The Saturday Profile: Extolling Moderation in Order to Confront Politics in Cuba

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The Saturday Profile: Extolling Moderation in Order to Confront Politics in Cuba
Two former journalists have created a space in Havana where dissidents, communists, artists, exiles and intellectuals alike can discuss national issues.

Clashes Erupt Over Missing Mexican Students

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Relatives of the 43 missing students led thousands through Mexico City in mostly peaceful marches that ended in clashes as the police tried to stop ... more

World Briefing: Colombia: Accused as Cocaine Kingpin, Man Pleads Guilty to Charges in New York

published Thu, Nov 20 2014 21:57 GMT
Daniel Barrera, 47, faces life in prison after pleading guilty in federal court in Manhattan to a charge that he conspired to manufacture and import ... more

Cartagena Journal: A Hammer Comes Down in Colombia on an Honor for Britain

published Wed, Nov 19 2014 20:46 GMT
Cartagena Journal: A Hammer Comes Down in Colombia on an Honor for Britain
An activist took things into his own hands after a historical marker commemorating the death of British and American troops was unveiled in a ceremony ... more

World Briefing: Colombia: Agreement Is Reached to Release General Held by Rebels

published Wed, Nov 19 2014 19:03 GMT
The country’s largest rebel group has agreed to free a captured army general and four other captives, officials said Wednesday.

Rand Paul Calls for a Formal Declaration of War Against ISIS

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Rand Paul Calls for a Formal Declaration of War Against ISIS
Mr. Paul, a likely presidential candidate who has emerged as one of the Republican Party’s most cautious voices on military intervention, offered a very circumscribed ... more

World Briefing: Nigeria: Fish Vendors Attacked

published about 2 hours ago
Boko Haram militants have killed 48 fish vendors in northeastern Nigeria, near the border with Chad, the leader of the local fish traders’ association said ... more

World Briefing: Burkina Faso: Military Controls Key Posts in New Government

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Transitional leaders have agreed on a new government to guide the country to elections next year, allocating several key cabinet posts to members of the ... more

Iran Grants Bail to Woman From Britain Held 5 Months

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Iran Grants Bail to Woman From Britain Held 5 Months
Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, who has dual citizenship, is appealing a one-year sentence for a conviction that has been linked to activism.

Notable Absence of New Ebola Quarantines at New York Area Airports

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Notable Absence of New Ebola Quarantines at New York Area Airports
Four weeks after New York and New Jersey announced that they would restrict travelers who had contact with Ebola patients, the absence of quarantines is ... more

Police chief claims '4 or 5' terror plots foiled

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Police chief claims '4 or 5' terror plots foiled
London (AFP) - Police have foiled four or five suspected terror plots this year, the country's most senior police officer said ahead of a week-long ... more

Exclusive: China ready to cut rates again on fears of deflation - sources

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's leadership and central bank are ready to cut interest rates again and also loosen lending restrictions, concerned that falling prices could ... more

Marion Barry: A wily survivor leaves the stage

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There is no middle ground in judging four-time Washington mayor Marion Barry, who died Sunday at the age of 78. For many whites, Barry was ... more

Admiral denies role in counterfeiting casino chips

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An admiral linked by Navy investigators to counterfeit casino chips denied Sunday that he played any role in making them.
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U.S. tells Iran to consider extending nuclear negotiations

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The move marks the first formal recognition by Washington that a deal on Iran's nuclear program won't be reached by the midnight Monday deadline