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By Morag MacKinnon PERTH (Reuters) - Australia has intercepted a boatload of Sri Lankan asylum seekers off the coast of Indonesia, handing back all but one to Sri Lankan authorities, who arrested them for breaching immigration laws. ...more

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WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — This was a pig that truly could not fly.The pig was ordered off a U.S. Airways plane at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on Wednesday after crewmembers determined the animal had become disruptive, Laura Ma ...more

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Energized by new targets set by China and the United States, the world's top climate polluters, U.N. global warming talks resume Monday with unusual optimism despite evidence that human-generated climate change is already happening an ...more

AP News - 57 mins ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a man shot his girlfriend before fatally shooting himself in a Nordstrom in Chicago's River North neighborhood.News affairs spokesman Hector Alfaro says police received a call about a shooting on the second floo ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Some well-off Manhattan residents paid $100 Friday for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church, an intersection of two worlds that left one down-on-his luck man thinking the seemingly impossible.< ...more

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but an Alabama manufacturer is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders for gear to protect against the disease.Located in north Alabama, the ...more

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's relations with historic foe China are playing a key role in local elections on the self-ruled island Saturday as the ruling Nationalist Party meets increased resistance to forging stronger ties with Beijing.Voters ...more

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are marching through downtown San Francisco streets packed with Black Friday shoppers to protest a grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.KGO-TV is reporting some in the crowd are using hammers to ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A leading Chinese rights activist who organized rallies for media freedom pleaded not guilty to charges of disturbing public order in an all-night trial in which the judge rejected his requests for food, a lawyer said.The case aga ...more

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has announced that he will call a special session of the state General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to protests in the Ferguson area.A news release from the gove ...more