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Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled A South African court has increased Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence for killing his girlfriend to 13 years and five months. Prosecutors had argued that the six-year term for murdering Reeva Steenkamp was too short. The Supreme Court of  US Navy calls off search for three missing sailors after plane crash in Pacific Ocean TOKYO — The U.S. Navy called off its search for three sailors missing since Wednesday, when a transport plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean on its way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier. Eight people were rescued and are in good condition, but  Spartans' Miles Bridges game-time decision Friday vs. UConn Michigan State star Miles Bridges has made progress and will be a game-time decision for Friday's game against UConn in the PK80 Invitational, coach Tom Izzo said. Izzo said Bridges, who suffered a sprained ankle Sunday and didn't play Thursday, would  'She Was Just Ecstatic.' Paramedics Grant a Woman's Final Wish to See the Beach Two Australian paramedics who honored a dying woman's final wish to go to the beach one last time have touched hearts around the world. The patient was being transported to a palliative care unit in Queensland when she expressed that “she just wished  Suicide Attack Kills a Top Pakistani Police Officer: Official Rescue personnel inspect a vehicle damaged by a suicide bomber which killed a senior Pakistani police official on his way to work in Peshawar, Pakistan November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz Reuters. By Jibran Ahmad. PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A  Redskins top Giants in Thanksgiving night slog LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — In one particularly embarrassing fourth-quarter sequence that drew boos from the home crowd, Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins went from planning to punt on fourth-and-1 to calling timeout and deciding to go for it, to  Vast Majority of Suspects in Graft Probe Agreeing to Settle, Crown Prince Says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman presides over a meeting of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia November 7, 2017. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS Reuters. DUBAI (Reuters) - The vast majority of about 200  Kaepernick participates in 'Unthanksgiving Day' on Alcatraz Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, took part Thursday in the annual Unthanksgiving Day on Alcatraz. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Kaepernick made the surprise appearance at the event that commemorates the nine  Zimbabwe's new leader: Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to take power (CNN) Zimbabwe will have a new leader for the first time in almost four decades when Emmerson Mnangawa is sworn in as interim President on Friday, replacing long-serving ruler Robert Mugabe, who resigned under pressure this week. Mnangagwa, who was  Saudi Crown Prince calls Iran leader 'new Hitler': NYT DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince called the Supreme Leader of Iran “the new Hitler of the Middle East” in an interview with the New York Times published on Thursday, sharply escalating the war of words between the arch-rivals  Eight Men Found Washed Ashore in Japan Say They Are North Korean (TOKYO) — Japanese police said Friday they are investigating eight men found on Japan's northern coast who say they are from North Korea and washed ashore after their boat broke down. Akita prefectural police found the men late Thursday after  Manafort met with associates connected with Russian President Vladimir Putin between 2005 and 2014 Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, made at least 18 trips to Moscow and over 100 visits to Ukraine where he met with associates connected with Russian President Vladimir Putin, it was reported on Thursday. Manafort worked  Beijing nursery 'needle abuse' of children shocks China A Beijing nursery is accused of giving injections and feeding drugs to toddlers, in a case that has sparked outrage in China. Authorities are now investigating the nursery, which is a branch of the well-known RYB Education chain. The company says it  Manafort took 18 trips to Moscow during work in Ukraine: report Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort reportedly flew to Moscow at least 18 times during his work in Ukraine. (JAMES LAWLER DUGGAN/REUTERS). BY Christopher Brennan. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Friday, November 24, 2017, 12:40 AM. Former Trump campaign  Couple raises thousands for homeless veteran to thank him for selfless act (CNN) When Kate McClure first met Johnny Bobbit Jr., he was homeless. He spent this Thanksgiving resting in a hotel, his feet up on the bed, drawing up a grand plan for his new life -- thanks to several thousand dollars she raised to repay him for a  Flynn's Lawyers Cut Talks With Trump Team, Signaling Mueller Cooperation: NY Times FILE PHOTO: White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (C) arrives prior to a joint news conference between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. on February 13, 2017  Trump's fitting label of North Korea We wholly endorse President Trump's decision to declare North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism. The president's action escalates U.S. pressure on Kim Jong's Un regime and affirms that support for terrorism carries painful consequences. North Korea's  No. 2 Arizona upset again at Battle 4 Atlantis, 66-60 by SMU (Nov 23, 2017) PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Ben Emelogu scored 20 points and SMU upset No. 2 Arizona 66-60 in Thursday night's consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis, handing the Wildcats their second consecutive loss to an unranked opponent. The Mustangs (5-1  Black Friday is here: Crucial holiday season begins for battered retailers A tough year for U.S. retailers enters a critical stretch as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season. On one hand, economic conditions are good. Unemployment is the lowest in 17 years, and credit is easily available. And shoppers are  Pakistan releases US-wanted militant suspect on court order Hafiz Saeed, head of the Pakistani religious party, Jamaat-ud-Dawa, gestures outside a court in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. The court rejected the government's plea to extend for three months the house arrest of Saeed, the former leader  Detroit Lions blow another chance to change history in loss to Vikings They were flat. Or uninspired. Or distracted by the prospect of a relative shoving cranberry sauce in their face Thursday night. Happy Thanksgiving, folks! Whatever it was, the Lions were missing something — again, and this time it cost them a lot  China Reports Breaking Up Gang That Moved $3 Billion Abroad Beijing (AP) -- Chinese police say they have broken up a gang that smuggled 20 billion yuan ($3 billion) out of the country, evading financial controls imposed by Beijing to stem an outflow of capital from the economy. Seven suspects were detained in  Authorities: Texas state trooper killed, suspect in custody FAIRFIELD, Texas -- A man suspected of killing a Texas state trooper during a traffic stop was taken into custody more than 100 miles away, authorities said Thursday night. The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced on Twitter that the suspect was  Miss. St. QB Nick Fitzgerald suffers gruesome ankle injury in loss to Ole Miss The 6-foot-5, 230-pound Fitzgerald was running the ball when he was tackled, and his leg bent awkwardly. Athletic trainers immediately ran onto the field and tended to the QB for several minutes as players on both teams took a knee in Starkville  Sales Surge as US Shoppers Snap Up Early Black Friday Deals An increasingly rare in-store shopper at J.C. Penney in Queens, New York on Nov. 20, 2017. Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg/Getty Images. By Reuters. 11:15 PM EST. U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more  Fund for Helpful Homeless Man Collects More Than $280000 A fund set up to raise money for a homeless man who helped a woman when her car ran out of gas in Philadelphia has collected more than $280,000. Nov. 23, 2017, at 11:04 p.m.. Fund for Helpful Homeless Man Collects More Than $280,000. Share. ×. Share on  Standoff ends as police clear Manus Island detention center (CNN) More than 300 asylum seekers and refugees who had refused to leave a recently closed detention center in Papua New Guinea have been removed from the facility, according to police. Police moved into the Manus Island detention center, which houses  Jerry Jones after closed-door meeting: All not lost for reeling Cowboys ARLINGTON, Texas -- After his team's third straight loss by 20 or more points, Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones met with players and coaches in the locker room Thursday. But it was not to threaten the jobs of players and coaches  Jerry Jones: All not lost for reeling Cowboys ARLINGTON, Texas -- After his team's third straight loss by 20 or more points, Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones met with players and coaches in the locker room Thursday. But it was not to threaten the jobs of players and coaches  Three Thanksgiving Day homicides bring St. Louis total to 188, matching 2016 and 2015 ST. LOUIS • With 38 days left in the year, St. Louis appears to have reached an unhappy milestone: matching the number of homicides recorded in both 2016 and in 2015. Three homicides on Thanksgiving Day brought the city's total to 188. St. Louis Police  Three Thanksgiving Day homicides bring St. Louis total to 188, matching 2016 and 2015 ST. LOUIS • With 38 days left in the year, St. Louis appears to have reached an unhappy milestone: matching the number of homicides recorded in both 2016 and in 2015. Three homicides on Thanksgiving Day brought the city's total to 188. St. Louis Police  North Korea Is a Bad Actor—but That Doesn't Make It a State Sponsor of Terrorism President Donald Trump demonstrated his contempt for the law in naming North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. But he only followed precedent. Also listed are Iran, Syria and Sudan, yet none of them underwrites terrorism, let alone against America  Man in prison 39 years for crime he didn't commit pardoned Simi Valley police chief David Livingstone addresses the media on Monday regarding the Craig Coley's clemency request. He appears with photos of the victims, Rhonda Wicht and her son Daniel, and old and current photos of Coley, who was granted a pardon  Russia Is Roaring Back to the Middle East While America Is Asleep The Kremlin is methodically creating a geopolitical challenge to the interests of the United States and its allies. Ariel Cohen. November 23, 2017. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. Russia is back in the Middle East. The Kremlin is  Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, governor (CNN) The evidence against a Texas woman accused of sending homemade bombs to President Obama and the governor of Texas includes a cell phone, a cigarette package, a salad dressing cap and, authorities say, some very distinctive cat hair. Julia Poff  A guide to arguing for or against net neutrality The FCC heads for a vote on repealing the rule that keeps all internet content available at the same speed. By Callum BorchersThe Washington Post. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Comment. Read Article. This is the net-neutrality debate guide  Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald out after gruesome ankle injury The Egg Bowl is known as a vicious rivalry between Ole Miss and Mississippi State. That hatred came to a brief stop when Bulldogs quarterback Nick Fitzgerald suffered a gruesome, brutal ankle injury early during Thursday's game. Fitzgerald was injured  Franken issues Thanksgiving Day apology, pledges to regain constituents' trust Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said on Thursday he feels "terribly that he could make women feel so badly," and he has learned that for "some women" his actions in encounters with constituents and fans "crossed the line." "I've met tens of thousands of  Beijing criticises Australia over South China Sea policy China has criticised Australia for making "irresponsible remarks" over the South China Sea in a policy paper. On Thursday, Australia raised concerns about the "pace and scale" of China's activities in the disputed zone - part of a wide-ranging document  Man convicted of 1978 California double murder pardoned after DNA test Craig Richard Coley, 70, was pardoned after DNA tests showed he was wrongfully convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 4-year-old son in 1978. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP). A California man was finally  Uma Thurman to Harvey Weinstein: "You Don't Deserve a Bullet" "Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Except you Harvey, and all your wicked conspirators - I'm glad it's going slowly - you don't deserve a bullet," she wrote in a post on her Instagram. Uma Thurman wants to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving — everyone  Dreamers stage protest during Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Four Dreamers momentarily halted the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City in a demonstration they say is aimed at calling for action from Congress to replace an expiring Obama-era program that protects them from deportation. Interested in  Cat hair tied to woman accused of sending bombs to Abbott, Obama Julia Poff, shown here in an old mug shot, is accused of mailing bombs to Gov. Greg Abbott and former President Barack Obama. Julia Poff, shown here in an old mug shot, is accused of mailing bombs to Gov. Greg Abbott and former President Barack Obama  Sheriff says Las Vegas shooter fired over 1100 rounds Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said the gunman who killed 58 people at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas last month fired more than 1,100 rounds. ADVERTISEMENT. Lombardo shared the new estimate in an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal on  Sheriff says Las Vegas shooter fired over 1100 rounds Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said the gunman who killed 58 people at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas last month fired more than 1,100 rounds. ADVERTISEMENT. Lombardo shared the new estimate in an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal on  Trump's Thanksgiving message: 'The enthusiasm in this country has never been higher' PALM BEACH, Fla. — On Thanksgiving, President Trump celebrated winning. Early in the morning, he tweeted a list of wins, including the “highest Stock Market EVER,” a reduced unemployment rate and a new Supreme Court justice. A few hours later, he  Texas Trooper Shot And Killed On Thanksgiving: Report The Navarro County Office of Emergency Management tweeted its "thoughts and prayers" go to the family of Texas trooper killed Thursday. By Beth Dalbey, Patch National Staff | Nov 23, 2017 6:28 pm ET. 0. Texas Trooper Shot And Killed On Thanksgiving  Woman raises more than $250000 for homeless man who helped her A homeless man outside of Philadelphia has a lot to be thankful for this year: After he helped a New Jersey woman who ran out of gas on an interstate last month, she returned the favor by raising money for her benefactor. Kate McClure's online effort  Islamic State beheads 15 of its own fighters: Afghan official JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Islamic State on Thursday beheaded 15 of its own fighters due to infighting in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, the local government said. Further details were not available and there was no confirmation  Madden 18 Black Friday 2017 Game Deals: All The PS4, Xbox One Sales And Discounts Black Friday is right around the corner. One of this year's biggest sports games, Madden NFL 18, is among the titles that will be on sale. Now that some of the big retailers have revealed their flyers for Black Friday, we know how much you'll be able  Suspected MS-13 Gang Member Arrested In Park Stabbing, Dismembering: Cops Miguel Angel Lopez-Abrego, 19, is believed to be one of 10 people who lured a man to his death in Maryland. By Nina Golgowski. Montgomery County Police Department. Miguel Angel Lopez-Abrego, 19, has been charged with first-degree murder after a man was  Black Friday 2017: Your Best Bargain Bet Might Be a TV As the holiday shopping seasons begins in earnest over the Thanksgiving weekend, we're spread out over the United States, capturing what the deal-seeking rush looks like this year. • If you're suiting up to hit the stores, your best bet for a bargain  Black Friday 2017: Your Best Bargain Bet Might Be a TV As the holiday shopping seasons begins in earnest over the Thanksgiving weekend, we're spread out over the United States, capturing what the deal-seeking rush looks like this year. • If you're suiting up to hit the stores, your best bet for a bargain  Black Friday 2017: Your Best Bargain Bet Might Be a TV As the holiday shopping seasons begins in earnest over the Thanksgiving weekend, we're spread out over the United States, capturing what the deal-seeking rush looks like this year. • If you're suiting up to hit the stores, your best bet for a bargain  89-Year-Old Pilot from Massachusetts Dies in Plane Crash The 89-Year-Old pilot of a small aircraft was killed when the plane crashed en route from Pittsfield, Massachusetts to Middlebury, Vermont. (Published Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017). One person is dead after a plane that left from Massachusetts crashed in  Thanksgiving e-commerce sales pass $1.5B, up 17% year-on-year Black Friday, the day after a quiet Thanksgiving Thursday, traditionally has been thought of as the start of the holiday sales season, but the rise of e-commerce in the last few years has changed all that, and the action is already kicking off today  Thanksgiving e-commerce sales pass $1.5B, up 17% year-on-year Black Friday, the day after a quiet Thanksgiving Thursday, traditionally has been thought of as the start of the holiday sales season, but the rise of e-commerce in the last few years has changed all that, and the action is already kicking off today  Teacher suspected of narcotics possession at school, escorted from school by police - KTRK A Northwest Indiana teacher was arrested after students claimed a video showed her using drugs at school. (WLS). WLS. Wednesday, November 22, 2017 10:50PM. ST. JOHN, Indiana --. A Northwest Indiana teacher suspected of possessing an illegal narcotic  Facebook will show users what Russian propaganda they liked or followed You could soon see whether you interacted with Russian propaganda on Facebook and Instagram during the 2016 election. On Wednesday, Facebook announced a new portal that lets users see which Internet Research Agency-linked Facebook pages or Instagram  Miley Cyrus Slams Fans Who Said She Looked Pregnant in Birthday Photo: 'RUDE!!!' Miley Cyrus is denying rumors that she is pregnant after fans claimed she had a baby bump in a photo she posted of her pre-birthday celebrations. Cyrus, who turned 25 on Thursday, addressed the rumors that same day in a tweet, writing, “RUDE!!! Not  Man convicted of 1978 California double murder pardoned after DNA test Craig Richard Coley, 70, was pardoned after DNA tests showed he was wrongfully convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 4-year-old son in 1978. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP). A California man was finally  Salvation Army hosts annual Thanksgiving dinner in Springfield SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Salvation Army in Springfield served 255 people here at Harbor House today for their annual community Thanksgiving lunch. There were mashed potatoes and gravy, turkey and stuffing, and of course, plenty of pie. Major Butch Frost  A Split From Trump Indicates That Flynn Is Moving to Cooperate With Mueller WASHINGTON — Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump's former national security adviser, notified the president's legal team in recent days that they could no longer discuss the special counsel's investigation, according to four people involved  3 people shot in Manual High School parking lot; police seek at least 2 suspects DENVER — Three people were shot inside a car in the Manual High School parking lot on Thanksgiving Day, Denver police said. Police said that the three victims were taken to the hospital following the shooting in the 1700 block of E. 28th Ave. around  Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives To State's Governor And Obama Only Gov. Abbott, pictured here with Obama, opened the package. But because it was not opened as designed, the homemade device did not explode. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images  Hebrew Is Too Precious to Be Left in Israel's Hands Alone Israelis' habit of viewing their country as the sole refuge for Jews and the Hebrew language is truly perplexing. After all, a refuge is supposed to be a safe and isolated space – one where you can stay until the storm is over, or the danger has passed  Texas woman charged with mailing documents to Obama, Texas governor President Barack Obama appears next to Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott in the Oval Office of the White House on on December 5, 2014. A Texas woman has been accused of mailing homemade explosives to them in 2016. File photo by Kevin Dietsch. | License  Sound 'consistent with an explosion' heard near missing Argentine sub's last known location A sound detected near the last known location of an Argentine navy submarine carrying 44 crew members is believed to have come from an explosion. Enrique Balbi, spokesman for the Argentine navy, told reporters at a news conference Thursday that  You should welcome Iran's decision to send navy vessels to the Gulf of Mexico Americans should welcome the pledge by Iran's navy chief, Wednesday, to send warships to the Gulf of Mexico. According to Iranian news reports, the vessels will visit ports in the Gulf (presumably Cuba?) before returning to Iranian waters. Yet while  BREAKING: Three 'SHOT at school car park' with gunman at large A GUNMAN is currently at large after shooting three people at a US school, according to reports. 0. By David Rivers / Published 23rd November 2017. Breaking News NC. Denver Police said the trio have been taken to hospital and they have no information  THANKSGIVING HORROR: Gunman opens fire at high school - at least three injured A GUNMAN has opened fire on a school in Denver, Colorado, injuring at least three people on Thanksgiving Day. By Rebecca Perring Rebecca Perring. PUBLISHED: 20:10, Thu, Nov 23, 2017 | UPDATED: 21:07, Thu, Nov 23, 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current  Sessions orders review of FBI background check database The shooter who had been convicted of domestic violence in the military was able to buy his weapons because his name was not in the database. Sessions ordered the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to check if other  How Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman and Piers Morgan could cut a deal with Kim Jong Un in Qingdao, China Pursuing a diplomatic solution to the ongoing North Korean nuclear crisis, President Trump should invite Kim Jong Un to a summit in Qingdao, China. Trump should take Dennis Rodman and Piers Morgan with him. Why these two men, you might ask? Simple  American white nationalist Richard Spencer banned from 26 European countries Richard Spencer was entering the visa-free Schengen area for five years, according to Poland's state-run news agency PAP. The news agency cited unnamed sources close to Poland's Foreign Ministry. Mr Spencer, who famous led chants of "Hail Trump" and  Philadelphia mayor roasts Donald Trump: 'Our president is a bully' and 'a punk' Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney did not hold back in his criticism of President Donald Trump on Wednesday. During a speech at Philadelphia's City Hall, Kenney called out the White House for having “no compassion whatsoever” with its decision to remove  Oakland deputy "well off the roadway" when fatally hit An Oakland County deputy sheriff died early Thanksgiving morning after being hit by a fleeing suspect's car while readying to place "stop sticks" in the road to halt a two-county police chase. The deputy has been identified as Eric Overall, 50, a 22  Las Vegas massacre gunman fired over 1100 rounds, sheriff says LAS VEGAS -- The top lawman in Las Vegas says the gunman who killed dozens of people at a concert last month fired more than 1,100 rounds. The newly released estimate from Sheriff Joe Lombardo offers more detail about the deadliest mass shooting in  Corrections officer severely hurt in Kansas City jail attack KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say a corrections officer was assaulted by a prisoner at the Jackson County Regional Correctional Center and is in critical condition. The Kansas City Star reports police were dispatched to a local  German Social Democrats Under Pressure to Form Grand Coalition German Chancellor Angela Merkel and CDU/CSU parliamentary group chair Volker Kauder attend a meeting at the Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt Reuters. By Michael Nienaber. BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's  Trump Gives Thanks to Armed Forces, Praises Economic Agenda President Donald Trump criticized his predecessor, poked fun at the media and visited his golf course in South Florida, putting his own unique twist on a day of traditional holiday activities during his first Thanksgiving in office. Speaking with  Corrections officer severely hurt in Kansas City jail attack - San Antonio Express KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say a corrections officer was assaulted by a prisoner at the Jackson County Regional Correctional Center and is in critical condition. The Kansas City Star reports police were dispatched to a  Facebook to expose Russian fake news pages Facebook plans to let people see if they had "liked" pages created by "foreign actors" to spread propaganda during the US presidential election. The social network has previously said as many as 126 million Americans may have seen content uploaded by  Kansas City Police: Officer Severely Hurt After Jail Attack Kansas City police say a corrections officer was assaulted by a prisoner at the Jackson County Regional Correctional Center and is in critical condition. Nov. 23, 2017, at 1:34 p.m.. Kansas City Police: Officer Severely Hurt After Jail Attack. Share  Detectives: Suspect swerved to hit, kill Oakland Co. deputy BRANDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The Oakland County Sheriff's Office has identified the veteran deputy hit and killed during a two-county pursuit on Thanksgiving morning. Deputy Eric Overall was deploying Stop Sticks on M-15 at Seymore Lake Road in  Detectives: Suspect swerved to hit, kill Oakland Co. deputy BRANDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The Oakland County Sheriff's Office has identified the veteran deputy hit and killed during a two-county pursuit on Thanksgiving morning. Deputy Eric Overall was deploying Stop Sticks on M-15 at Seymore Lake Road in  South Dakota lawmaker, brother-in-law drown in Cook Islands FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, Sen. Craig Tieszen, R-Rapid City, talks to the South Dakota House Transportation Committee about teen driving safety in Pierre, S.D. Tieszen and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the  Tens of thousands with outstanding warrants purged from background check database for gun purchases (David Goldman | The Associated Press) Guns sit on display at the NRA annual convention in Atlanta, Friday, April 28, 2017. Tens of thousands of people wanted by law enforcement officials have been removed this year from the FBI criminal background  Did you 'like' Russian propaganda? Facebook will clue you in NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it will show users if they followed or 'liked' Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram. The company said Wednesday it will launch a portal to let people see which accounts of the Internet Research Agency  For many Native Americans, fall is the worst time of year King Ramos, 9, of the Oglala Lakota Nation poses for a portrait prior to the Grand Entry during the Denver March Powwow on March 24, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. JASON CONNOLLY/AFP/Getty Images. Savannah Maher | NPR | November 23, 2017. "Do Indians  After DNA Test, California Man Freed From Prison in 1978 Double-Murder Inmate Craig Coley, 70, wrongly convicted of the 1978 double-murder of a woman and her child, and released from prison on the basis of DNA evidence was pardoned by California Governor Jerry Brown, in Simi Valley, California, U.S., is shown in this  Burma has committed 'ethnic cleansing,' US says. Where does Aung San Suu Kyi go from here? NAYPYIDAW, Burma — During the three months that Burma has been rocked by a refugee exodus the United States has now deemed “ethnic cleansing,” de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the most part has remained hunkered down in her office in this capital  Elon Musk just won a $50 million bet for building the world's largest lithium-ion battery in 100 days Elon Musk during his presention during Tesla Powerpack Launch Event at Hornsdale Wind Farm on September Elon Musk during a presentation at Tesla's Powerpack launch event on September 29 in Adelaide, Australia. Mark Brake / Getty Images. Elon Musk has  Why we have globalization to thank for Thanksgiving We can give thanks to the strong winds of trans-Atlantic trade for “Tom Turkey.” Farok J. Contractor, The Conversation2017-11-23T16:59:07Z•2017-11-23T16:59:07Z•0 Comments. 0 Comments. This piece originally appeared on The Conversation. As Americans sit  Rare photo shows Billy the Kid and the man who shot him, experts say A flea market find could be one of the most historic photos of Wild West outlaw Billy the Kid, because of who is pictured with him. The photo, purchased for $10 in North Carolina, shows what historians believe is Billy the Kid and Patrick Garrett  Russia likely to reduce troops in Syria before year-end: military chief SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - The size of Russia's military force in Syria is likely to be significantly reduced and a drawdown could start before the end of the year, the chief of the Russian military general staff said on Thursday. Russian soldiers stand  Lions DE Ziggy Ansah returns to lineup on Thanksgiving vs. Vikings Ziggy Ansah is back in the starting lineup, but he'll have to wait another week to be joined by Dwight Freeney. Ansah is active for the Detroit Lions' Thanksgiving Day game today against the Minnesota Vikings after missing the last two weeks with a  Ready, set, shop!: Store hours for Thanksgiving, Black Friday Get ready for Black Friday shopping. To plan your shopping spree down to the minute, here are Thanksgiving and Black Friday store hours. But beware, hours can vary by location and quantities of the best doorbuster deals are extremely limited. Because  Ready, set, shop!: Store hours for Thanksgiving, Black Friday Get ready for Black Friday shopping. To plan your shopping spree down to the minute, here are Thanksgiving and Black Friday store hours. But beware, hours can vary by location and quantities of the best doorbuster deals are extremely limited. Because  Trump replies 'MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!' to tweet about his attacks on African Americans President Trump kicked off Thanksgiving Day by replying to a tweet that said his latest Twitter rage is part of a racist pattern of attacking prominent African Americans. Trump's response, tweeted at about 6:30 a.m.: “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” MAKE  Islamic State beheads 15 of its own fighters because of 'infighting' in Afghanistan The men were killed in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, while a separate suicide attack tore into a crowd in Jalalabad, killing at least eight people on Thursday. The two incidents were seen as further evidence of the insecurity and