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Red Sox legend Bobby Doerr dies at 99

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Legendary Portland punk rocker Fred Cole dies at 69

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Legendary Portland punk rocker Fred Cole dies at 69


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World Leaders Exclude Trump And The U.S. On New Major Trade Deal

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Russian Prodigy Who Claims He Lived On Mars Before Being Reborn On Earth Baffles Scientists [Video]

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Strangers who banded together to stop the Texas church shooter reunite as heroes

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Looking back: How world leaders, former rivals reacted to Trump's victory

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Strangers who banded together to stop the Texas church shooter reunite as heroes

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2018 Everyday Heroes Awards
Every day, ordinary people make extraordinary contributions by putting their own needs aside to help others in our community. The American Red Cross is calling on all New Hampshire residents to nominate someone for the “Everyday Heroes Awards,” an annual event that salutes these often unsung heroes. This year, the American Red Cross, along with our sponsor Unitil Corporation, is asking the residents of New Hampshire to nominate a friend, a co-worker or someone they know for the award so someone who has done something extraordinary can be honored   Read More ...
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Now between two presidents, Zimbabweans dare to imagine ‘an easier life’
Their country, Zimbabwe, became independent that April, and to great international fanfare it inaugurated its first prime minister – a charming and bookish former freedom fighter named Robert Mugabe. Then, barely four months later, the family rejoiced for a second time – at the birth of their daughter. They named her Bekezela, an Ndebele word meaning patience. In the course of her life, that has proven to be a virtue Ms   Read More ...
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Venezuela arrests Citgo chief in anti-corruption dragnet
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities detained the acting president of Citgo, the state-owned oil company's U.S. subsidiary, and five other executives for their alleged involvement in a corruption scheme, officials said Tuesday. Jose Pereira and five Citgo vice presidents have been detained on suspicion of embezzlement stemming from a $4 billion agreement to refinance company bonds, chief prosecutor Tarek William Saab said   Read More ...
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Lebanese prime minister pulls back resignation, but political crisis not over
BEIRUT — Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri on Wednesday suspended his shock resignation delivered weeks earlier from Saudi Arabia, marking a stunning return to Beirut after weeks of speculation over his freedom of movement. Hariri’s Nov. 4 announcement from Riyadh blindsided political allies and foes alike, and stoked regional tensions amid suggestions that he had been coerced by his Saudi allies   Read More ...
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Venezuela arrests Citgo chief in anti-corruption dragnet
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities detained the acting president of Citgo, the state-owned oil company's U.S. subsidiary, and five other executives for their alleged involvement in a corruption scheme, officials said Tuesday. Jose Pereira and five Citgo vice presidents have been detained on suspicion of embezzlement stemming from a $4 billion agreement to refinance company bonds, chief prosecutor Tarek William Saab said   Read More ...
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Venezuela arrests Citgo chief in anti-corruption dragnet
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities detained the acting president of Citgo, the state-owned oil company's U.S. subsidiary, and five other executives for their alleged involvement in a corruption scheme, officials said Tuesday. Jose Pereira and five Citgo vice presidents have been detained on suspicion of embezzlement stemming from a $4 billion agreement to refinance company bonds, chief prosecutor Tarek William Saab said   Read More ...
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After a Mysterious Odyssey, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Is Home
Photo BEIRUT, Lebanon — Prime Minister Saad Hariri of Lebanon returned to his country on Tuesday as Lebanese eagerly awaited the latest act in one of the most unusual and puzzling diplomatic dramas in recent history. Mr. Hariri had unexpectedly flown to Saudi Arabia this month, declared his resignation via video and then remained there for two weeks amid questions about whether he was coerced or had even been detained by the Saudis   Read More ...
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How U.S. presidents shaped the Thanksgiving holiday: A short history
President Donald Trump is using his pardon power to keep a pair of turkeys from the Thanksgiving roaster. (Nov. 21) As President Trump prepares to spend his first Thanksgiving in office at Mar-a-Lago, his private club in West Palm Beach, Fla., we take a look at how past presidents have shaped and celebrated the traditional American holiday now marked as a day for eating turkey and giving thanks   Read More ...
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The Latest: Putin calls Israeli PM, Egypt's president
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Syrian president Assad's visit to Moscow (all times local): The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has also called the leaders of Israel and Egypt to discuss Syria. Tuesday's conversations with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi followed Putin's calls with President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman. They come a day after Syrian President Bashar Assad's surprise visit to Russia for talks with Putin   Read More ...
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Transgender woman awarded $1M in discrimination lawsuit
OKLAHOMA CITY — A federal jury has awarded a transgender woman more than $1 million after finding Southeastern Oklahoma State University discriminated against her and wrongfully denied her tenure. The Oklahoman newspaper reports jurors sided with former English professor Rachel Tudor on Monday. Tudor's lawsuit alleged the university treated her differently than non-transgender professors, including subjecting her to unfair rules about bathroom use and what she could wear on campus   Read More ...
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Transgender woman awarded $1M in discrimination lawsuit
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal jury has awarded a transgender woman more than $1 million after finding Southeastern Oklahoma State University discriminated against her and wrongfully denied her tenure. The Oklahoman newspaper reports jurors sided with former English professor Rachel Tudor on Monday. Tudor's lawsuit alleged the university treated her differently than non-transgender professors, including subjecting her to unfair rules about bathroom use and what she could wear on campus   Read More ...
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Transgender woman awarded $1M in discrimination lawsuit
OKLAHOMA CITY – A federal jury has awarded a transgender woman more than $1 million after finding Southeastern Oklahoma State University discriminated against her and wrongfully denied her tenure. The Oklahoman newspaper reports jurors sided with former English professor Rachel Tudor on Monday. Tudor's lawsuit alleged the university treated her differently than non-transgender professors, including subjecting her to unfair rules about bathroom use and what she could wear on campus   Read More ...
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The Latest: Regional leaders meet on Zimbabwe crisis
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): Four regional countries are meeting on Zimbabwe's political crisis. South Africa's president is joining the Angola-hosted summit of the Southern African Development Community, along with the leaders of Zambia and Tanzania. A committee of the regional bloc has recommended a full summit of all 16 members to discuss Zimbabwe, where longtime President Robert Mugabe faces impeachment after his firing of his deputy and positioning of the unpopular first lady to succeed him   Read More ...
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Thailand seeks to prosecute ousted PM Thaksin in absentia in two graft cases
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand is seeking to prosecute ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra for graft under a law that allows politicians to be tried in absentia, an official said on Tuesday, months after Thaksin’s sister was sentenced to jail in her absence. Thailand is divided broadly between those backing Thaksin and his sister, former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, whose government was removed in a 2014 coup, and the elite in the capital, Bangkok   Read More ...
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Donald Trump Approval Rating Is Actually Higher Than These Headline-Making World Leaders
While U.S. President Donald Trump’s low approval rating has consumed much media bandwidth, it turns out he might be doing a lot better in that department than the three Ms, i.e., Europe’s most influential political leaders. Assuming the Trump approval rating pollsters use a valid methodology, the president’s popularity apparently hovers around 42 percent, which nonetheless exceeds that of President Macron, Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Prime Minister May, who preside over Europe’s powerhouse economies   Read More ...
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Football players hailed as heroes after battling inferno before playoff game
CAPITAN, N.M. (KRQE) – Seven New Mexico high school football players are being hailed as heroes for jumping into action when they saw a raging house fire. On top of that, the fire occurred right before a big playoff game. Friday morning, smoke filled the air in Capitan. “They evacuated people just for the smoke alone and how thick it was,” said Sharese Nunez, the homeowner   Read More ...
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World leaders go to Democrats behind Trump’s back
Global leaders are choosing to deal with Democrat mayors and governors rather than President Donald Trump on issues that the White House ignores, it has been claimed. The Washington Post reported that six Democratic figures—including four governors and two big-city mayors—are bypassing the Trump administration and reaching out directly to global heads of state on matters such as combating climate change and ending regional disputes   Read More ...
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Benazir Bhutto, Twice Prime Minister of Pakistan, Slain by an Assassin, Recalled by Author
In the afternoon of December 27th 2007 former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto gave a speech at a Pakistan Peoples Party rally held in Rawalpindi's Liaquat National Bagh. After delivering her speech she, Benazir, entered a bullet proof car and departed the area. Along her route there was a man on a mission. As the car with Benazir approached the location of that man Benazir opened the top hatch of the vehicle so she could stand up and wave to the assembled crowd   Read More ...
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he is Cairo-bound
Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri is scheduled to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday Hariri says he will be in Beirut to take part in Independence Day celebrations, which begins on Wednesday (CNN)Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who recently resigned, plans to visit Cairo on Tuesday before what he says will be his eventual return to Lebanon   Read More ...
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Mel Tillis Dies At 85: Blake Shelton And Others Reflect On Country Legend’s Life And Career
Country music legend Mel Tillis has died at the age of 85. The cause of death has been reported as respiratory failure. Tillis’s legendary career dates back to the 1950’s but his career peaked in the 1970’s, when he released a number of classic hit songs such as “Coca-Cola Cowboy,” which was featured in the classic Clint Eastwood film Every Which Way But Loose   Read More ...
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Jimmy Kimmel Fixes Justice League by Adding a New Hero: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
On Thursday night’s Jimmy Kimmel, the comedian riffed on the new DC comics movie Justice League. While the reviews about the superhero-stuffed film have been tepid, it’s still poised to be a major blockbuster success; at this point, anything with Wonder Woman seems to draw the crowds. But Kimmel also had a suggestion on how to make the action movie even more epic: add in another hero   Read More ...
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Acting PM of Belize plane crash caused by passing car
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The government of the tiny Central American country of Belize said its acting prime minister is safe after the small prop plane he was riding in crashed into the sea after takeoff on Friday. A Tropic Air flight carrying Acting Prime Minister Patrick Faber and the country's agriculture minister was taking off from the tiny airstrip in the town of Placencia Friday when one of the wheels on its landing gear clipped a passing car   Read More ...
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Scientists have a new theory on how the Chernobyl disaster unfolded
A new theory on the Chernobyl disaster could shed fresh light on the world’s worst nuclear accident. In an article published in the journal Nuclear Technology, scientists argue that the first of two explosions reported by eyewitnesses was a nuclear, not a steam explosion, as is widely thought. Instead, the researchers believe that the first explosive event noted by eyewitnesses was a jet of debris ejected to an altitude of almost 2 miles by a series of nuclear explosions within the Chernobyl reactor   Read More ...
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PM Modi Only World Statesman To Stand Up To China: Top US Expert
Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the only world statesman to have stood up to China and their Belt and Road Initiative, even though the US has been silent on the ambitious project till recently, a top American expert on China said today. During a Congressional hearing, Michael Pillsbury, Director of Center on Chinese Strategy at the prestigious think-tank Hudson Institute, told lawmakers that PM Modi and his team have been quite outspoken against Chinese President Xi Jinping's ambitious project   Read More ...
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U.S.-Soviet Diplomatic Relations - 1933 | Today In History | 16 Nov 17
On November 16, 1933, the United States and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations. President of United States and Litvinov are delighted with renewed relations after sixteen years. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/you... Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork Follow us on social: Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP_Archive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/APArchives Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/10201102858... Tumblr: https://aparchives.tumblr.com/   Read More ...
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The Latest: Irish prime minister seeks guarantees on border
GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on Brexit discussions (all times local): British Prime Minister Theresa May says she's hopeful that European Union leaders will give the green light next month to expand Brexit talks to include their future relations and trade. May told reporters Friday that Britain intends to live up to its commitments to its European partners, even as talks remain deadlocked over the divorce bill, Irish borders and the rights of citizens hit by Brexit   Read More ...
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Fossil that fills missing evolutionary link named after University of Chicago professors
Lurking in oceans, rivers and lakes around the world are tiny, ancient animals known to few people. Bryozoans, tiny marine creatures that live in colonies, are "living fossils"—their lineage goes back to the time when multi-celled life was a newfangled concept. But until now, scientists were missing evidence of one important breakthrough that helped the bryozoans survive 500 million years as the world changed around them   Read More ...
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Why ‘Salvator Mundi’ is further proof of Leonardo da Vinci’s genius
Walter Isaacson is chief executive of the Aspen Institute and a professor of history at Tulane University. His latest book is “Leonardo da Vinci.” The excitement surrounding this week’s auction of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “Salvator Mundi” raises the question of what makes his work so special. Why do we consider him, rightly, a genius, rather than merely a really great painter? What could possibly justify a $450 million price tag? Part of the answer, I believe, is evidenced in “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”): his ability to connect science and art   Read More ...
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The Latest: Irish prime minister seeks guarantees on border
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says he wants clear guarantees that Britain's departure from the European Union will not result in border controls between his country and Northern Ireland. Varadkar said Friday that he would not permit Brexit talks to move beyond phase one into future relations and trade until he was assured there will be no barriers between the two   Read More ...
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Who’s The Greatest Genius of All Time? 6 Innovators Weigh In
As part of our annual Genius Issue, Time asked six modern-day innovators to write on who they think is the greatest genius of all time. Here’s what they said. Rihanna on Michael Jordan Rihanna is an award-winning singer, fashion designer and entrepreneur. David Adjaye on Max Bond It’s no overstatement to call Max Bond the most influential African-American architect of his generation   Read More ...
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Professors are losing their freedom of expression
Howard Gillman is chancellor and professor of law and political science at the University of California at Irvine. Erwin Chemerinsky is dean and professor at the University of California at Berkeley’s School of Law. With so much attention focused on whether controversial speakers such as Milo Yiannapoulos or Richard Spencer should be allowed to appear on campus, an even more basic issue has been obscured: universities punishing faculty who, outside of professional settings, express views that are considered controversial or even offensive   Read More ...
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Which world leaders hold the power to launch a nuclear attack?
Donald Trump can currently order a nuclear missile launch without consulting Congress. As the US president’s Twitter rants over North Korea. ’s nuclear arsenal escalated, senators debated this during a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. While some senators argued that the “military does not blindly follow orders,” including those of a military nature. Another said: “No one human being should have the power to unilaterally unleash the most destructive forces ever devised by humankind   Read More ...
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Emmy-award winning composer hosts concert for local nonprofit
Peter Buffett, an Emmy-award winning composer and youngest son of billionaire Warren Buffett, hosted a private concert this month to benefit Rising Tide Capital. The Nov. 2 event, "RISE: To Expand Entrepreneurship," was held at Harborside 3 Atrium in Jersey City and featured a midnight market-themed festival organized by Midnight Market, a Rising Tide Capital Community Business Academy graduate. Rising Tide Capital also announced the winners of the 2017 Start Something Challenge, an annual business pitch competition in which entrepreneurs can win up to $10,000   Read More ...
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Scientists uncover more bodies on Australia's mysterious 'Murder Island' 
Nearly four centuries after Australia's largest mass murder, scientists are still putting together the pieces. On Sunday, "60 Minutes Australia" will bring viewers along for an exclusive look inside a mysterious place known to some as "Murder Island," according to . Previews for the episode, hosted by Liam Bartlett, show archaeologists uncovering new victims as well as clues about their deaths   Read More ...
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An Award Winning Week for the Georgia Centers of Innovation
We don’t often toss around superlatives, but perhaps we ought to start referring to ourselves as the Award Winning Georgia Centers of Innovation. Last week, our Centers took home awards in two different ceremonies. A Phoenix Award from the Georgia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America went to Global Account Manager of Marketing and Operations, David Nuckolls, and Center of Innovation for Agribusiness director Chris Chammoun received the J   Read More ...
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Occupy Wall Street Activists Evicted - 2011 | Today In History | 15 Nov 17
On November 15, 2011, hundreds of police officers in riot gear raided the Occupy Wall Street encampment in New York City in the pre-dawn darkness, evicting hundreds of protesters and then demolishing the tent city. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/you... Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork Follow us on social: Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP_Archive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/APArchives Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/10201102858... Tumblr: https://aparchives.tumblr.com/   Read More ...
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AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease. The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received billions of copies of a corrective gene and a genetic tool to cut his DNA in a precise spot   Read More ...
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World leaders start flying out of PH
US President Donald Trump and other leaders flew out of Manila at the close of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit. Mr. Trump left at past 3 p.m. aboard US Air Force One from Ninoy Aquino International Airport’s Balagbag Ramp. He was seen off by government officials. Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, and Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau of Canada, Malcolm Turnbull of Australia, and Dmitry Medvedev of Russia also departed on Tuesday, airport officials said   Read More ...
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Woman says Dartmouth professor under criminal investigation groped her in 2002
A University of California-Davis professor alleges that one of the three Dartmouth College professors under criminal investigation for “serious misconduct” groped her when she was a graduate student in 2002, Slate reports. Simine Vazire, now a tenured psychology professor herself, told the publication the incident involving Todd Heatherton occurred at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology when she was 21 years old   Read More ...
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Red Sox legend Bobby Doerr dies at age 99
Red Sox legend Bobby Doerr dies at age 99 BOSTON — Legendary Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr passed away Monday in Oregon at age 99, the team said. "Born on April 7, 1918 in Los Angeles, Doerr was the oldest living major league player prior to his passing," the team said. "He is the only member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame to live to be 99 years old   Read More ...
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