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SECOND HELPING OF SORROW: Lions beat Vikings on late field goal again SECOND HELPING OF SORROW: Lions beat Vikings on late field goal again
- November 27, 2016

Remember, the Cowboys played Sunday, Thanksgiving day, and they didn't get that usual nine days between games because the National Football League scheduled them to play this coming Thursday night against the Minnesota Vikings, so in the Cowboys' world, while this may have been Saturday for the rest of us, for them it was Tuesday, and they've got to continue preparation and try to get physically and mentally ready to stretch this winning streak that has now reached a record, 10 games. (more...)
Trump's team seeks top-secret clearance for his children
- November 27, 2016

Jason Miller , who is now communications director for the transition team, told CBS that no official request had been made. During a speech in September, Donald Trump highlighted his policies for childcare, admittedly giving Ivanka most of the credit for influencing his decisions. (more...)
The Black Friday shopping tradition is underway
- November 27, 2016

While Cyber Monday is more convenient and offers great deals, Black Friday is far ahead when it comes to sales figures. "I thought it was going to be crowded, so we got here early so we could beat the crowds", shopper Alvaro Sanchez of Long Beach said Friday morning at The Pike Outlets . (more...)
Clinton to participate in Wisconsin recount
- November 27, 2016

Wisconsin had been considered a reliable state for Democrats, but Trump won an upset victory there. And when the results of the vote are confirmed and the audit shows no hacking or amusing business with the voting machines, then what? But Democratic rival Hillary Clinton forced his hand today by formally joining the effort. (more...)
Thousands demonstrate against Rohingya atrocities
- November 27, 2016

He also suggested that a special ASEAN-level meeting be held to obtain the report and explanations from the Myanmar government on the violent attacks which he regarded as genocide. While the Burmese authorities insist the military operation is aimed at routing out militants, Rohingya who have made it out of Rakhine into Bangladesh say government troops have been killing and burning down villages. (more...)
Protesters believe they can stay on federal land Protesters believe they can stay on federal land
- November 27, 2016

Dakota Access oil pipeline activists have said they will not follow a federal-issued eviction notice to leave Standing Rock , despite threat of prosecution. The tribe is working on a location on reservation land should people choose to go there, he said. In total, approximately 100 protesters had gathered to generate a prayer circle, which, police say, disrupted Black Friday shopping. (more...)
Grief, and joy, erupt at Fidel Castro's death
- November 27, 2016

He concluded , "I pray for what I have always prayed for: the restoration of our constitution and absolute freedom for the people of Cuba ". Carvalho said the district is getting ready for a "potential influx of child and adult learners" after Castro's death. (more...)
Black Friday dies a slow death as shoppers migrate online
- November 27, 2016

E-commerce orders surged on Thanksgiving, the day before Black Friday, eliminating the need for shoppers to wait in long lines and fight for deals at physical shops. Walmart opened its doors at 7:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day across America, although its Black Friday door-buster deals didn't officially kick off until the evening, at 6:00 p.m. (more...)
United Kingdom economy to grow more slowly after Brexit, finance minister says United Kingdom economy to grow more slowly after Brexit, finance minister says
- November 27, 2016

Following slightly better-than-expected growth this year, gross domestic product was expected to expand by only 1.4% in 2017. Mr Hammond told MPs: "That's slower, of course, than we would wish, but still equivalent to the IMF's forecast for Germany, and higher than the forecast for growth in many of our European neighbours, including France and Italy". (more...)
Trump slams recount push as 'a scam,' says election is over
- November 27, 2016

In Pennsylvania, which has 20 Electoral College votes, Mr Trump in fact won by roughly 68,000 votes, and in Wisconsin, which has ten such votes, his margin was even smaller: just 27,000. However, Clinton campaign lawyer Marc Elias notes that the margin in Wisconsin (and MI, and Pennsylvania) is larger than any previous margin that a recount has overcome. (more...)
London serial killer sought victims on gay dating sites
- November 27, 2016

Their bodies were found within three weeks, by the same dog walker, propped up in a sitting position in a graveyard near his flat. Port made the death of Daniel Whitworth (left) look like it was connected to that of Mr Kovari. "His interest in sex with drugged young men graduated from a fetish to a fixation, and from a fixation into a compulsion". Initially his death was treated as "non-suspicious", the court heard. (more...)
Weeping, hopeful, Cubans look to future without Fidel Castro Weeping, hopeful, Cubans look to future without Fidel Castro
- November 27, 2016

In a statement published by the official daily, Granma , the organizing committee of Castro's funeral said his ashes would be interred on December 4 in the cemetery of Santa Ifigenia, in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba, after Cubans from all over the island pay their tributes to the leading figure of the Revolution. (more...)
Angela Merkel Wants To 'Serve Germany,' Will Seek Fourth Term Angela Merkel Wants To 'Serve Germany,' Will Seek Fourth Term
- November 27, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will seek a fourth term in next year'sgeneral election, as the country struggles with a surge in far-right extremism, domestic terror attacks and an influx of more than one million migrants. She has called a news conference for 1800 GMT (1.00 p.m. ET), a sign interpreted by politicians and the media that she has made up her mind. Merkel has angered many voters with her decision to open Germany's borders to migrants, mostly from war zones in the Middle East. (more...)
Online Black Friday Sales Gain on Cyber Monday
- November 27, 2016

Clicks are on course to surpass bricks over the Thanksgiving holiday for the first time, as more shoppers migrate online from physical stores. "As spending ramps up on Black Friday, we are back on track". Wal-Mart and other chains also are steering customers toward their web deals. In the United Kingdom, analysts expect sales on Friday to have topped last year's 1.9 billion pound, with people hunting for discounts ahead of an expected rise in prices next year. (more...)
Shoppers hit the stores early for Black Friday bargains, freebies
- November 27, 2016

At the new Tanger Outlets Columbus, open for its first Christmas shopping season, the plan for Thanksgiving included a "moonlight madness" sale that brought out shoppers Thursday night. Saks Fifth Avenue has started offering concierge help on its website. J.C. Penney Co. was giving away $500 coupons, while Gap Inc.'s Old Navy touted the chance to win $100,000. (more...)
United States stores far from overwhelmed as Black Friday sales begin
- November 27, 2016

Next they were heading to Justice in Zona Rosa for a 50 percent off sale before 10 a.m. Olivia Daniels arrived at a Best Buy store in Brooklyn at 5 a.m. When Target slashed prices last holiday season, its profit margin slipped to 27.9 percent from 28.5 percent. During November and December this year, Americans are projected to spend around $117 billion during their online purchases, according to the National Retail Federation .Americans' total projected consumption, including online and ... (more...)
Online sales surge on Black Friday, with Amazon topping discounts
- November 27, 2016

Jennifer Zubeck of Easton planned to make a beeline for the store when the mall opened at 6 a.m. It's also increasing the number of products for online orders by 50 percent for the holiday kickoff compared to a year ago. Shoppers and sales associates crowd the aisles on Thanksgiving Day at Best Buy, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 in Houma, La. Wal-Mart rival Target also ramped up its digital efforts, on Wednesday offering shoppers pre-sale Black Friday deals on its popular Cartwheel mobile ... (more...)
Omaha fire departments accepting Toys for Tots donations Omaha fire departments accepting Toys for Tots donations
- November 27, 2016

S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots-sanctioned event, a motorcycle poker run on December 17, to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less-fortunate children in the community. The convention center is located at 1620 Parkway. If you donate one or more unwrapped toy, you'll get a Papa Murphy's discount card valued over $30. Drop offs will be accepted Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. (more...)
With recounts looming, Trump adds new administration picks
- November 27, 2016

McFarland in her own official statement, released by the Trump team. Following the appointment of McFarland to deputy security adviser, the new Trump administration member says Trump "gets no credit" for his abilities and that she is "honored and humbled" to be chosen as part of his team. (more...)
Philippine court urged to order Marcos' remains exhumed Philippine court urged to order Marcos' remains exhumed
- November 27, 2016

A protester impersonating Imelda Marcos kisses an effigy of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos inside a mock coffin during a protest at Luneta Park in metro Manila on Friday. They also want the court to hold officials and his heirs in contempt for carrying out the burial before the court heard final appeals against it. Marcos died in exile in Hawaii three years later, and his body was put on public display in his northern home town because previous presidents had refused to allow the ... (more...)