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(Reuters) - A hiker who was mauled to death by a black bear in September took photos of the lumbering animal just before the fatal attack in a heavily wooded area of northern New Jersey, police said Wednesday. Authorities in West Milford have ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's left faces huge problems following the resignation of former presidential candidate Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, a pillar of progressive politics and son of the revered president who nationalized the oil industry.In 1989, Car ...more

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By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - In Bob Nederlander Jr.'s mission to export Broadway to new markets around the world, he found an old one where the American art form lay dormant for a least 50 years - communist Cuba. After testin ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — There's no free lunch — or breakfast or dinner — for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving Day. Or any other day for that matter.He has to dig into his pocket to pay for his holiday feast of turkey, ham, two kinds of stuffing, ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.S. special operations forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen, a senior defense official said Wednesday, deepening the mystery surrounding a rare raid by American commando ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — For three weeks, Dr. John Fankhauser and his family lived in two RVs in a meadow in North Carolina, watching movies, playing cards and huddling around a fire pit — with no other campers around.But their isolation was interrupted ...more

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As of Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at least 2,208 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.The AP count is five less than the Defen ...more

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By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When EU politicians call for the break-up of Google, it can sound like sour grapes, the anti-American backlash of an aging Europe envious, and fearful, of the wealth and growing power of young U.S. tech gi ...more

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion.Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington have all submitted spending plans under that mark for their bids to host the Oly ...more

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A pilot who runs an executive jet company has been arrested after U.S. agents found more than $600,000 in his aircraft during a stop in Puerto Rico.Court documents show that Khamraj Lall was the co-pilot on a flight ...more