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Dramatic video shows escape, shooting of N. Korean defector

AP World News - 45 min 4 sec ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday. 2017-11-21T16:53:00-05:00 2017-11-21T21:53:27-05:00
Categories: World News

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans

AP World News - 45 min 4 sec ago
HERALD, W.Va. (AP) — A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. 2017-11-21T15:44:00-05:00 2017-11-21T20:44:24-05:00
Categories: World News

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

AP US News - 45 min 4 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. 2017-11-21T16:45:00-05:00 2017-11-21T21:45:33-05:00
Categories: National News

Indictment returned against man in NYC bike path attack

AP US News - 45 min 4 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — A 22-count indictment was returned Tuesday against a New Jersey man in the slayings of eight people during a truck attack on a bike path in New York City. 2017-11-21T13:34:00-05:00 2017-11-21T18:34:31-05:00
Categories: National News

U.S. wants PLO's Washington office to stay open: State Department

Reuters US News - 1 hour 4 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to keep its Washington office open and is in talks with Palestinian officials about the issue despite a U.S. decision that could trigger its closure, the State Department said on Tuesday.
Categories: National News

U.N. Command shows dramatic video of North Korea defector's getaway under fire

Reuters World News - 1 hour 5 min ago
(Reuters) - North Korean border guards were only steps behind a North Korean soldier when they opened fire and one briefly crossed the border pursuing the wounded defector as he dashed to the South Korean side, a video released on Wednesday by the U.N. Command (UNC) in Seoul showed.
Categories: World News

David Cassidy, teen heartthrob of 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67

Reuters US News - 1 hour 11 min ago
(Reuters) - David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the television show "The Partridge Family," died on Tuesday at age 67, his publicist said.
Categories: National News

Crackdown for Disabled Parking Violators This Holiday Season

WAND News - 1 hour 12 min ago
SPRINGFIELD, IL (WAND) - Secretary of State Jesse White announces crackdown on disabled parking violators this holiday season at area malls.
Categories: Local News

Philippines set to keep open pit mining ban as Duterte rejects call to lift it

Reuters World News - 1 hour 19 min ago
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine environment minister said on Wednesday that a ban on new open pit mining in the country would remain in place, with President Rodrigo Duterte rejecting government panel recommendations to reverse it.
Categories: World News

IDOT Click It or Ticket to help keep Illinois roads safe for Thanksgiving travel

WAND Sports - 1 hour 23 min ago
Springfield, Ill. (WAND) – As you get ready to hit the road to celebrate Thanksgiving, the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are reminding drivers and passengers to Click It or Ticket to reduce the risk of traffic-related injuries.
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IDOT Click It or Ticket to help keep Illinois roads safe for Thanksgiving travel

WAND News - 1 hour 23 min ago
Springfield, Ill. (WAND) – As you get ready to hit the road to celebrate Thanksgiving, the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are reminding drivers and passengers to Click It or Ticket to reduce the risk of traffic-related injuries.
Categories: Local News

Conyers confirms harassment settlement; ethics probe opens

AP US News - 1 hour 45 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — John Conyers has dealt with various ethics investigations and a public corruption case that landed his wife in prison during a U.S. House career spanning more than five decades — longer than any other current member. 2017-11-21T14:27:00-05:00 2017-11-21T19:27:32-05:00
Categories: National News

FBI: Border agent's death a 'potential assault '

AP US News - 1 hour 45 min ago
DALLAS (AP) — An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and severe injuries to another as "potential assault," but he wouldn't rule out that they could have been hurt in some other way. 2017-11-21T14:13:00-05:00 2017-11-21T19:13:15-05:00
Categories: National News

White House personnel investigated for improper foreign contact: Washington Post

Reuters US News - 1 hour 47 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. military personnel allegedly had improper contact with foreign women while traveling with President Donald Trump on his trip this month to Asia, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.
Categories: National News

Many in Haiti thank U.S. for renewal, not end, of protected status

Reuters US News - 2 hours 29 min ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - The U.S. decision to end from July 2019 a scheme that protects some 59,000 Haitians from deportation from the United States was viewed positively on Tuesday in Haiti, where many were pleased that the program would last for another 20 months.
Categories: National News

Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe

AP World News - 2 hours 45 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential. 2017-11-21T12:30:00-05:00 2017-11-21T17:30:16-05:00
Categories: World News

Lebanon's Hariri returns to Beirut amid resignation saga

AP World News - 2 hours 45 min ago
BEIRUT (AP) — Saad Hariri returned to Lebanon late Tuesday for the first time since he stunned his country by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting as prime minister more than two weeks ago. 2017-11-21T13:23:00-05:00 2017-11-21T18:23:02-05:00
Categories: World News

School to check bags at basketball games

WAND News - 2 hours 46 min ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Lanphier High School is beefing up security after a stabbing outside of the school. 
Categories: Local News

Italy's Berlusconi contests ban from office to European court

Reuters World News - 3 hours 27 min ago
ROME (Reuters) - Lawyers for Silvio Berlusconi will argue on Wednesday to the European Court of Human Rights against his ban on holding public office, hoping for a green light that will allow him to run for premier at Italy's election early next year.
Categories: World News

Australia defends alternative accommodation for asylum seekers against U.N. criticism

Reuters World News - 3 hours 29 min ago
SYDNEY/GENEVA (Reuters) - Australia's foreign minister said on Wednesday that asylum seekers occupying an abandoned Australian-run detention camp in Papua New Guinea (PNG) can relocate to alternative accommodation, challenging United Nations claims that the substitute site is unfinished and inadequate.
Categories: World News

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