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Carson after tour: Syrian refugees don't want to come to US

AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — After touring Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for…

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Facebook ramps paid leave time for new dads

With Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg approximately to become a dad, the social network boosted the amount of time fathers can take off to bond with their new babies. Beginning with…

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Traditional Pacific farewell for Lomu draws thousands

Thousands of people, some wearing traditional Tongan woven mats, gathered in Auckland on Saturday for a Pacific island farewell for late rugby legend Jonah Lomu. Former All Blacks Tana Umaga…

Olympic champion Hanyu sets record score to win NHK Trophy

NAGANO, Japan (AP) — Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu set a record score for the second straight night to win the NHK Trophy on Saturday & qualify for the…

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Poland rules out Polanski extradition to US

Poland on Friday ruled out the extradition of Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski to the United States to face sentencing for a 1977 case of statutory rape. The prosecutor's office in…

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Black Friday 2015: Hordes of US shoppers queue for hours before rush to grab deals

Hordes of shoppers rushed to the supermarkets as Black Friday kicked off in the US following Thanksgiving Day. The major retailers were fully prepared for the event on 27 November,…

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Black Friday Brawls Erupt In US Shopping Malls

Fights have broken out in malls across the US as shoppers swarm for the holiday season retail frenzy known as Black Friday. Video from Louisville, Kentucky, shows two men wrestling…

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The Latest: Protests in Turkey over Syria support arrest

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local. 1:00 p.m. Hundreds have gathered outside an opposition newspaper in a show of solidarity after…

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US knew flight path of plane downed by Turkey: Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had given prior information to the United States of the flight path of the plane downed by Turkey on the Syrian border….

13-month-old Poppi Worthington's death 'presents worrying picture'

The sudden, unexplained death of a 13-month-old girl who may have suffered a sexual assault presented a "very, very worrying picture," a court heard today. Poppi Worthington died after being…