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For North Korean soldier’s recovery, South Koreans are pinning their hopes on this doctor

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 16 min ago
Trauma surgeon Lee Cook-jong has been playing pop songs and action movies for the soldier.
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Ratko Mladic, the ‘Butcher of Bosnia,’ guilty of genocide in last Balkan war crimes trial

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 16 min ago
The former Serb warlord was sentenced to life in prison by an international criminal tribunal.
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Euphoric Zimbabwe greets former Mugabe deputy as new leader

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 16 min ago
Emmerson Mnangagwa, once Mugabe’s chief enforcer, is expected to be sworn in Friday even as questions remain about whether he can bring change.
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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri puts his resignation on hold

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 16 min ago
The Lebanese leader is finally back in Beirut, but his future — and that of the country — are far from clear.
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U.S. 7th Fleet plane carrying 11 crashes into Pacific Ocean off Japan; 8 rescued

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 16 min ago
The Navy is conducting search-and-rescue operations for the remaining three. 
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Golf roundup: Jason Day is three shots back of Australian Open leader Cameron Davis

LA Times Sports - 2 hours 21 min ago

Defending champion Jordan Spieth struggled in gusty afternoon winds Thursday at the Australian Open, while Jason Day took advantage of more calm morning conditions.

The result was that the tournament's marquee players were overshadowed by first-round leader Cameron Davis, who shot an eight-under-par...

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Zimbabwean Journalist Shares What She Hopes For The Country's Future

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

After 37 years in power, Zimbabwe's President, Robert Mugabe has stepped down. He's been in power for most of journalist Wadzanai Mhute's life. She shares her memories of a pre-Mugabe Zimbabwe, reflections on the years of his rule, and her hopes for her country's future with NPR's Ari Shapiro.

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Turkeys Have Gotten Bigger And It's Not Because Of Stuffing

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

Over the past half-century, turkeys have been getting a lot bigger. Due to selective breeding, the average turkey is now twice the size it was in 1960.

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Trump Thanks Service Members Abroad On Thanksgiving

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

President Trump thanked U.S. service members who are serving abroad in a video call from Mar-a-Lago today. Ahead of the holiday — the Defense Logistics Agency sent close to 100,000 pounds of turkey and some 30,000 pounds of ham to the region for a Thanksgiving meal.

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They're Undocumented And Want To Join The U.S. Army Before It's Too Late

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

Several hundred undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country illegally all share a goal: they want to join the U.S. Army. Now, two programs that put them on that path are in danger of being killed by the Trump administration. Two young men tell NPR they are hoping to get to basic training before it's too late.

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Rohingya Refugees Say They Are Too Scared To Return To Myanmar

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

Myanmar and Bangladesh say they have signed an agreement to allow the return of Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh. But many Rohingya say they are too scared of violent attacks in Myanmar to return home.

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What States Are Doing To Stop Rural Money Drains

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

Farmers survive by sending food to cities, and when they die their assets often leave just as fast, going to heirs living in urban areas. That financial drain helps accelerate small town decline. So, some states are working systematically to keep a fraction of that outward bound money — billions each year — at home.

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How Black Friday Has Evolved Throughout The Years

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

Years ago, retailers had an unofficial agreement: Black Friday would be the start of the shopping season. Then some stores started opening their doors and offering sales on Thanksgiving Day. That created some conflicts between consumerism and turkey consumption and now the pendulum is swinging back again.

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Robert Mueller May Bring An End To Jokes Surrounding Old Law

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

The little-known Foreign Agents Registration Act was long considered a joke — until Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller brought his first indictments. Legal observers are asking whether he might take a "toothless" old law and give it new fangs.

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Putin Is Working To Build Alliances With Leaders The U.S. Often Distances Itself From

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

Russia's president has had a flurry of meetings with leaders from the Middle East and beyond. Critics say he's trying to exploit what the Kremlin sees as inattention from the Trump administration.

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Trump Wine: Local Promotion Or Presidential Product Placement?

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

Ninety miles west of the White House, the National Park Service was selling Trump Wine at Shenandoah National Park — raising questions about Park Service rules and presidential influence.

(Image credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

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Why Child Marriage Persists In Mexico

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 38 min ago

In Mexico, 1 in 5 girls marry before they're 18 — some as young as 11. Unlike the rest of the world, child marriage rates have barely fallen in the last 30 years.

(Image credit: Natasha Pizzey)

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Case Keenum stays hot and the Vikings edge the Lions in early Thanksgiving game

LA Times Sports - 2 hours 46 min ago

Case Keenum threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score, all in the first half, to give the Minnesota Vikings a double-digit lead and they went on to beat the Detroit Lions 30-23 on Thursday.

The Vikings (9-2) took a huge step toward winning the NFC North, taking a three-game lead over the second-place...

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Soccer on TV: The best games to watch this weekend

LA Times Sports - 2 hours 51 min ago

In three of Europe’s top five leagues the leading goal scorer plays for the team that is also leading the table. This weekend’s schedule features three games in which a league’s top two scorers will face off — and not surprisingly, each will impact positions near the top of the standings as well.

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Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives To State's Governor And Obama

NPR Headlines - 3 hours 46 sec ago

A 46-year-old woman in Texas has been charged with mailing explosives to Gov. Greg Abbott and then-President Obama. Authorities say the devices could have seriously injured or even killed someone.

(Image credit: Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images)

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