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  • AP Top Entertainment News At 5:27 a.m. EST

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) Cosby testimony describes accuser's spiked story Witherspoon goes on a soul-baring ride in 'Wild' Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals University in Tennessee cancels Cosby appearance Singer John Mayer among 'Late Late Show' subs Ex-CBC host charged with sexual assault in ...

  • Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Here's a look at how Americans prepared to celebrate Thanksgiving. ____ ...

  • Israel says it busted Hamas cell planning attacks

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    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shin Bet security service says it has uncovered a Hamas network in the West Bank that was planning large-scale attacks against Israelis in Jerusalem. The Shin Bet said Thursday it arrested more than 30 Hamas militants ...

  • South Asian leaders reach last-minute energy deal

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    (AP) KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — South Asian heads of state attending their first summit in three years reached a deal on energy sharing Thursday, but failed on two other economic agreements during a retreat where Indian and Pakistan leaders shook hands. ...

  • Spanish premier: Corruption is exception, not rule

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    (AP) MADRID (AP) — Spain's prime minister, whose party is facing a series of corruption cases, says most politicians aren't crooked and that his government is taking the problem seriously. Mariano Rajoy spoke Thursday. His health minister resigned Wednesday after a ...

  • Putin's tiger ravages goat farm in northeast China

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    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Ustin, a rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is behaving badly in his new home in northeastern China. The tiger, one of two to enter China from Russia's Amur border region, ...

  • German unemployment steady at 6.3 percent

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    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate was steady at 6.3 percent in November as the labor market in Europe's largest economy remained strong. The Federal Statistical Office said Thursday that 2.72 million people were out of work in Germany in ...

  • Syrian troops kill 30 rebels near Damascus

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    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — State media and activists say government forces have killed at least 30 rebels in an ambush in the suburbs of Damascus. State news agency SANA said Thursday that 50 "terrorists" were killed in an ambush as they ...

  • Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) SEVERN, Md. (AP) — Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the nation's first successful recipient of a liver from a living donor. As she marks the 25th anniversary of her successful surgery Thursday, she says its success has enabled her ...

  • OPEC seen unlikely to cut output despite oil glut

    1 hour, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) VIENNA (AP) — OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna on Thursday are in a bind. Prices are plunging — and in the short term, the cartel may not be able to do much about it. Expectations that the group would ...

  • Malaysia leader nixes pledge to scrap sedition law

    1 hour, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a colonial-era law curbing free speech will be retained and strengthened, backpedaling on a pledge two years ago to abolish the law as part of political reforms. Rights groups ...

  • N. Korean leader's sister named as senior official

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has revealed that leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister is a senior official in the ruling Workers' Party, adding to analysts' views that she is an increasingly important part of the family dynasty ...

  • Ferguson fallout: Scores arrested in Calif. unrest

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of protesters in Los Angeles and Oakland were arrested late Wednesday during a third night of demonstrations linked to the shooting protest in Ferguson, Missouri. Police said at least 130 demonstrators who refused to disperse ...

  • AP Top News at 4:02 a.m. EST

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) Protesters dwindle to small groups in Ferguson FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The throngs of protesters who overran Ferguson after the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case dwindled to just a few small groups as people began cleaning up ...

  • World stocks drift as stimulus cues awaited

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — Share prices drifted Thursday but expectations for new stimulus in China and Europe helped to limit losses. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.2 percent to 6,715.43 and France's CAC 40 was down 0.2 percent at 4,373.42. ...

  • Pro-Western Ukraine parliament holds first session

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Parliament in Ukraine has opened for its first session since an election last month that ushered in a spate of pro-Western parties. Elected deputies swore their oath Thursday during an inauguration ceremony presided over by speaker ...

  • Rory, Adam have contrasting Australian Open starts

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television. After Thursday's ...

  • A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future

    2 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — There were only scattered demonstrations around Ferguson during the third night of protests since a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old. Amid a ...

  • AP Top Technology News At 3:15 a.m. EST

    2 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that Twitter now tracks other apps you've installed Lab-coated Muggles use Harry Potter to study brain Gift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my! ...

  • AP Top Science News At 3:15 a.m. EST

    2 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health Lab-coated Muggles use Harry Potter to study brain Feds cancel permit for Idaho wolf-killing derby Colorado mastodon bones show ancient warmer Earth Dutch seek to harness energy from salt water mix ...

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