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Animal-rights activists disrupt governor’s turkey pardon

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two animal-rights activists disrupted the Utah governor’s Thanksgiving pardoning of a turkey Tuesday, rushing the podium and shouting as the CEO of a turkey plant spoke to a crowd of mostly children. The two men rushed past Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and the 40-pound turkey named “Grateful” sitting placidly on […]
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Billionaire investor George Soros has defended his decision to hand £400,000 to a campaign arguing against Brexit - and says he considers leaving the EU a "tragic mistake".
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say they have airlifted a body from the bottom of a 492-foot cliff at a beach in Daly City and rescued a dog found on the cliff. KGO-TV r
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities say a man who shot and wounded a Texas state trooper before a trooper shot him has died. Department of Public Safety spokesman Sgt. Deon Cockrell says 33-year-old Ern
CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he’s deeply insulted by a Fox News host’s “attack” on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. Political commentator Laura Ingraham
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has announced plans to build a $412 million advanced research center. The project unveiled Monday is a key part of a $1 billion cap
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Senate committee has endorsed a bill that would expand the state’s Medicaid program to provide health coverage for 150,000 additional poor adults. The bill approv
PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter says he was “deathly afraid” as his 90-year-old wife underwent surgery over the weekend. Rosalynn Carter is recovering in Atlanta after
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An eastern Idaho lawmaker has introduced legislation allowing health insurance carriers to offer non-Obamacare approved plans, while also imposing new requirements for Medicaid
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City man accused of attacking two people during the commission of several crimes was sentenced to 40 years in prison. The Sioux City Journal reports 36-year-old Eric
Russians aren’t laughing their anythings off. The day after President Trump tweeted about Russians “laughing their asses off” in response to American investigations of tampering in the 2016
BATTLEFORD, Sask. - Mounties in Saskatchewan are investigating a break-in on a rural property where a gunshot was fired at a home. RCMP said officers were dispatched to the property west ......
JOHNSTON, R.I. (AP) — A body found floating in a pond in Cranston has been identified as a missing man. State Police say no foul play is suspected in the death of 69-year-old Kenneth Stedman, who w
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend dozens of times in front of her young daughter has been convicted of murder. Kevin Ambrose was also convicted Friday on child endangerme
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of sign-carrying, chanting protesters have converged on a downtown Los Angeles park, demanding tougher background checks and other gun-safety measures following last wee
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — Officials in Porter County are establishing a truancy court to help keep kids in school. The Times of Munster reports that an ordinance approved last month by the Portage City
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Preparations are under way for Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to meet in April in Turkey, RIA news agency sa
Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz has appeared in court for a procedural hearing.
SIBLEY, Mo. (AP) — Parks officials say a grass fire damaged the Fort Osage National Historic Landmark in northwest Missouri. The site will be closed indefinitely because of damage from the fire Sun
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage that the state alleges was cau
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to postpone a hearing in a lawsuit brought by developers seeking possession of land in several Virginia counties for a controversial pipeline pr

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