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Survey: US businesses add 216,000 jobs, most in 5 months

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:34
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added a solid 216,000 jobs in November, the most since June and evidence that the incoming Trump administration is inheriting a solid economy.
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Gas pipeline rupture sparks fire in Missouri; no injuries

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:21
A fire erupted when a gas pipeline ruptured north of Kansas City, Missouri, but authorities say no one was injured.
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Jurors visit scene of black motorist's shooting death

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:17
After hearing from 55 witnesses, a South Carolina jury was taken Wednesday to the vacant lot where a white patrolman fatally shot an unarmed black man in the back after the motorist resisted arrest and ran away.
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Pending home sales nudged upward in October

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:00
The number of Americans who signed contracts to purchase homes edged up slightly in October, a sign that the housing market remains on sure footing after solid price and sales gains this year.
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Defense urges lighter sentence for plot to attack US Capitol

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 08:54
Defense attorneys say an Ohio man who plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol has now rejected "radical Islamic propaganda" that influenced him and should get a substantially lighter prison term than the 30-year sentence prosecutors are seeking.
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Massachusetts city mayor to speak with college president over US flag decision

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 03:17
The mayor of a Massachusetts city will speak this week with the president of a college that decided to stop flying U.S. flags after students allegedly burned a flag in protest of Donald Trump's presidential election.
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Employee at Cirque du Soleil "Luzia" dies in San Francisco

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 02:47
San Francisco police say an employee at the Cirque du Soleil "Luzia" show has died from his injuries in what was termed an "industrial accident."
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Tennessee father on desperate search for wife, daughters in midst of wildfires

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 02:21
A Tennessee man was on a desperate search for his wife and daughters after wildfires engulfed his home and other buildings in the surrounding areas this week.
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Deadly, destructive wildfires ravage Tennessee tourism town

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 02:15
A Tennessee tourist mecca is emerging from the smoke, charred and vacant.
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1 of 2 inmates recaptured after escaping from a California jail

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:51
One of the two inmates who sawed their way out of a California jail and disappeared last week was recaptured last Tuesday, authorities said.
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Navy to scatter vet's ashes near site of 1963 deadly submarine sinking

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:09
For a half-century after the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history, Navy Capt. Paul "Bud" Rogers struggled with feelings that it should have been him — and not his last-minute replacement — on the doomed voyage of the USS Thresher in which 129 men died.
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Trial begins for man accused in fatal 2-by-4 beating

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:00
A trial is underway for a man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk car dealer to death with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong.
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Murder investigation launched after body discovered in Hollywood Hills

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:47
Authorities in Los Angeles launched a murder investigation after a man’s body was discovered in a parking garage at an apartment complex Tuesday.
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Campus critters are nuts for Penn State's 'Squirrel Girl'

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:31
Penn State students know her as the Squirrel Whisperer, or even Squirrel Girl.
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1 of 2 inmates who escaped from California jail recaptured

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:30
Authorities say one of two inmates who sawed their way out of a California jail and vanished last week has been recaptured.
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Federal judges order new North Carolina legislative maps, special election

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:17
Federal judges have told the North Carolina legislature to redraw its own districts by mid-March to replace ones the court struck down and to hold a special election under redrawn maps in November 2017.
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Man charged in golf club assault over course etiquette at Texas club

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:17
A man was arrested Friday for assaulting another man with a golf club over etiquette at a Texas country club.
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Navy to scatter vet's ashes near site of 1963 sub sinking

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:16
A submarine left a U.S. Navy base in Connecticut this week carrying the cremated remains of a veteran who will be buried at sea in the area where a submarine sank in 1963.
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Police: Thief stole 86 lb. bucket of gold flakes worth $1.6M

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:15
Police in New York City are looking for a quick-thinking thief who stole an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million off an armored truck in Manhattan.
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Group of Utah lawyers to work for free to defend Muslim refugees

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:01
A new group of lawyers announced Tuesday that it will provide free legal services to refugees in Utah who are harassed or bullied and fear that the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump could put in place a ban on Muslim immigrants or a registry to keep track of Muslims living in the United States.
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