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Dead, Dozens Hurt After Tornadoes, Storms Slam Alabama and Tennessee

Dead, Dozens Hurt After Tornadoes, Storms Slam Alabama and Tennessee

Forecasters confirm at least five tornadoes hit Alabama, three in southern Tennessee , one in Louisiana and at least four in Mississippi . No injuries were reported from those storms, though property damage is widespread. The fire destroyed at least 150 buildings, including iconic homes and a resort. The National Weather Service says numerous tornadoes also hit MS and Alabama . Read More

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Beaver trashes store, gets sent to rehab

Beaver trashes store, gets sent to rehab

Mary's County Sheriff's Office and Animal Control were called to the store. In Charlotte Hall, Maryland, yesterday, witnesses spotted a lone beaver wandering through the artificial Christmas tree aisle. It is unclear what, exactly, the beaver's motives were, or why he has such a thing against artificial Christmas trees (they're way cheaper and some are really cute, OK?). Read More

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Syrian troops capture additional areas of rebel-held Aleppo

Syrian rebels have lost a third of their territory in eastern Aleppo after pro-government and Kurdish forces made gains. According to activist and monitoring groups, the opposition had lost nearly 45 percent of the territory it held east of central Aleppo by Monday, and with the army's siege, infighting among the rebel factions and reports of mounting resentment by locals, they didn't seem to be in a position to defend their remaining ground. Read More

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Fundraiser launched for store manager berated on video

A Michaels spokesman said in a statement that the store was reviewing the situation, and does not "tolerate discrimination or racism of any kind against our team members or customers". "She's screaming at me from across the godd-- store like an animal". Employees can be heard telling her that they offered her the bag because they were out of disposable ones that met the size of her larger items. Read More

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Trump suggests 'consequences' for any flag-burners

President Obama's spokesman defended flag-burning as free speech Tuesday and said Mr. Obama obviously disagrees with President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion to revoke citizenship temporarily for flag burners. "I pledged allegiance to the flag every morning inside an internment camp". Among those voting with the court majority in that case was the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February, and whom Trump has repeatedly cited as a model for the kind of justice he would appoint to the ... Read More

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NorCal Woman Found Safe After Three Weeks Missing In Suspected Kidnapping

Koester told reporters that her sister was very excited to be home, but would not describe Papini's health. She said she reunited with Papini and is giving her space and time with her husband to heal. Asked about her emotional state, Bosenko said Papini is "very relived to be returned home safely and be reunited with her husband". On the 2nd, Papini's phone and headphones were found abandoned, and fearing the worst, her family appears to have employed a hostage negotiator, Cameron ... Read More

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Local businesses react to blocking of overtime ruling

Local businesses react to blocking of overtime ruling

The rule would raise the salary threshold for overtime pay from $23,360 to $47,476 per year, and includes a provision that the threshold would be increased automatically every three years. Senior living providers enacted different strategies before the injunction was issued, including switching some workers to hourly from salaried compensation and cutting hours to avoid overtime pay. Read More

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Man arrested for killing Wayne State officer has history of assault Downriver

Glazer says he got out of his auto and the pair struggled until other officers arrived. The shooting occurred during a football tournament known as the Juice Bowl, which is a longtime city tradition, according to local media. Davis was arraigned Friday on first-degree murder, murder of a police officer and gun crimes and ordered jailed without bond. Police stand near the command center as they search for a suspect in the shooting of a Wayne State University officer Tuesday, Nov. Read More

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Enjoy the nice weekend; rain's coming to start work week

Enjoy the nice weekend; rain's coming to start work week

A band of light rain will move in from the west slowly, but unfortunately it will likely weaken as it gets closer to the central Tennessee Valley, according to the weather service. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Conditions change by Sunday night , with rain and strong winds expected. "Those will work its way to some partly cloudy skies". Read More

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If everyone is crooked then no one is

If everyone is crooked then no one is

But, he added , "I think I've been treated very rough. It's about time ", he said. Those costs could drain New York City for up to four years, if Trump makes Trump Tower a part-time home for his entire term. He did go through the lobby on his way out, though, drawing some cheering and some boos as he went. Among the network news executives present were CNN Worldwide Chairman Jeff Zucker and the presidents of the news divisions at NBC, MSNBC, ABC and Fox. Read More

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No. 20 Baylor rallies to beat No. 10 Louisville in Bahamas

Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. added 14 points and eight rebounds — almost all in the second half — for the Bears (5-0), who sprinted out of the break with a 12-2 run on the way to shooting 55 percent in the second half. 20 Baylor in its Atlantis opener Wednesday. The Bears-like many teams in the ballroom at the Battle 4 Atlantis-have struggled to make threes. "We've basically played our fifth game together, so some of that takes time ", Mullin said. Read More

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Salvation Army's Thanksgiving dinner gives community chance to feel at home

Salvation Army's Thanksgiving dinner gives community chance to feel at home

According to Lambe, many volunteers come back for multiple years. On Thanksgiving Day, The International Academy of Flint at 2820 South Saginaw St., will host a free Thanksgiving dinner from ll:00 a.m.to 1:00 p.m. Persi Sanclemente, who ushered in one and all to the dinner with a smile and open arms. "People are just so grateful, and you can see the joy and peace that comes to them", says Lt. Read More

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Tom Brady misses second practice with knee injury

Tom Brady misses second practice with knee injury

Brady completed 24 of 40 passes for 280 yards for 4 touchdowns and 0 interceptions in a 30-17 win over San Francisco. The four-time Super Bowl champion is 39 years old, showing no signs of slippage. "But as coach, he's the best I've coached against, easily". "I would never underestimate him.". "He's tough. You see him scrambling for extra yards, diving forward, blocking on running plays if the runner reverses his field and things like that". Read More

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