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235 Killed in Egypt Mosque Attack

Egyptian state news agency MENA reports that 235 people have been killed in a bombing and shooting attack on a Sufi mosque in the volatile northern Sinai Peninsula, in what appeared to be the latest attack by the area's local ISIS affiliate


London's Oxford Circus Reopened After False Alarm

Police in London have evacuated the streets around one of London's busiest underground stations, amid reports of gunshots. Police tweeted they were responding to "a number of reports of shots fired" at Oxford Street and Oxford Circus station

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Flynn's Lawyers Cut Communications with Trump's Team

Michael Flynn's lawyers have cut communications with President Trump's legal team regarding special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference. The decision could be a sign that Flynn is moving to cooperate with the probe


These Are the Best Black Friday Deals

After browsing bargains from Target, Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, J.C. Penney, Macy's, and the rest of the retail field, we've come up with a master list of the absolute best Black Friday deals


Mnangagwa Sworn in as Zimbabwe's New President

Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in at a stadium in the capital, Harare, beginning a new era for the long-troubled nation. He promised to devote himself to the well-being of the people


'Explosion' Detected Near Last Location of Argentine Sub

An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, the country's navy reported, prompting relatives of the vessel's 44 crew members to burst into tears and some to say they had lost hope of a rescue

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Oscar Pistorius' Murder Sentence Extended to 13 Years

Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence has been increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal. Prosecutors argued the original six-year jail sentence for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was too lenient

Uma Thurman "The Parisian Woman" Press Meet & Greet

Uma Thurman Denounces Harvey Weinstein

Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman slammed Harvey Weinstein in her latest Instagram post on Thanksgiving, encouraging the #MeToo campaign and writing that Weinstein doesn't "deserve a bullet"

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U.S. Navy Calls off Search for 3 Missing Sailors

The U.S. Navy has called off a search for three sailors still missing after a transport aircraft crashed while traveling to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier in the Philippines Sea. Eight others were rescued shortly after the crash

President Trump And First Lady Melania Hold National Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoning Ceremony

Trump's Thanksgiving Message

President Trump addressed the U.S. military in a special Thanksgiving message, thanking them for “having the tremendous courage to defend us and to defend freedom”


Larry Nassar Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault

A sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison