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CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio teacher whose skull was crushed by a rock dropped onto her vehicle from a Pennsylvania overpass is recovering from her sixth surgery.The Repository (http://bit.ly/11ADUc7 ) in Canton reports Sharon Budd of La ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A leading rights activist who organized rallies for media freedom pleaded not guilty to charges of disturbing public order in a Chinese court where he went on trial Friday more than 15 months after being detained.The case against ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday was already well underway before many awoke this morning.The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people put down their turkey legs on Thanks ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on Austin police headquarters early Friday morning, and a bomb squad was called in to search his vehicle.The man also targeted a U.S. courthouse and the Mexican Cons ...more

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NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — New York police believe two boys trapped in a snow pile in the Hudson Valley for several hours after a plow buried them were able to survive thanks to an air pocket in the heavy, wet snow.The two cousins — aged 11 and 9 — ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian warships have entered the English Channel to wait out a storm following a week of maneuvers in the North Sea, the latest in a string of Russian military exercises this year.The Russian defense ministry said in a statement c ...more

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BATH, Maine (AP) — A Thanksgiving Day blaze at a Maine house hit close to home for firefighters — it belonged to a local fire captain.The blaze at Capt. Dave Hudson's house in Bath was reported at about 4 p.m. Thursday.The Times Record (h ...more

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's opposition presidential candidate vowed Friday not to support any international prosecution of incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa for alleged war crimes.Former Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena announc ...more

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BANGUI (Reuters) - Cameroonian authorities have freed a rebel leader from Central African Republic two days after a group of 26 hostages including a Polish Catholic priest were released by his faction, a spokesman for rebel group FDPC said on Friday.</ ...more

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In this photo by Aijaz Rahi, an Indian air force graduate is tossed in the air by his colleagues after their passing out parade ceremony in Bangalore, India. A total of 121 officers, including 45 women, who completed their initial 74 weeks of training ...more