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Venezuela opposition politician killed, party says

An opposition politician in Venezuela has been shot to death at a rally in the run-up to parliamentary elections, his party said.

Luis Manuel Diaz, a local official for the Democratic Action party, was gunned down at the event in the town of Altgracia...

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Russia moving anti-aircraft missiles to Syria

Tensions in the Middle East have escalated after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane, with the Turkish President accusing Russia of deceit and Moscow announcing it will deploy anti-aircraft missiles to Syria.

There has been bellicose rhetoric on both ...

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Eagles of Death Metal talk about Paris attack

The U.S. rock band playing the Bataclan concert hall where 89 people were killed on the night of the November 13 Paris terror attack have praised the heroism of their fans in their first interview since the tragedy.

During an often-emotional conversa...

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Disney's cable channels lose millions of subscribers

Looks like the Magic Kingdom is lacking some sparkle. Disney's cable channels are losing millions of subscribers.

ESPN, its most profitable channel, has lost 7 million subscribers since 2013. ESPN now has 92 million subscribers, according to a regulat...

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Facebook-posting man found guilty of wife's murder

A Florida man who posted a photograph of his wife's body on Facebook was found guilty Wednesday of second-degree murder.

Derek Medina of South Miami was accused of shooting his wife, Jennifer Alonso, in August 2013. After he killed her, authorities sa...

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Family of boy charged in girl's death: He didn't pull trigger

What started as a disagreement between two neighborhood children over a puppy ended with the death of one child and murder charges for the other. Now the great-grandparents of the 11-year-old boy facing a first-degree murder count say the boy did not...

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China defends coal use ahead of Paris summit

China's special envoy on climate change, Xie Zhenhua, has defended the country's decision to build more coal-fired power plants ahead of a global climate summit in Paris next week.

With two-thirds of its energy still generated by coal, China produces...

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New Zealand police accused of censorship

Researchers in New Zealand wishing to use publicly-owned crime data are being required to sign contracts with police which gives authorities the right to "discuss" research and potentially veto the publication of academic papers.

The move has been rou...

Mourning moon

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When the 'mourning moon' rises, let things go

A full moon in November, the last before the winter solstice, has different names and traditions, but they all carry a meaning that signals a time for a change.

Depending on the culture or heritage, the full moon in November has been called "snow moon...

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Landmark 'Dark Knight' comic gets a threequel

There was a time when Batman was known primarily as a noble costumed crimefighter whose blows were occasionally accentuated with "BAMs" and "POWs."

In 1986, all that changed.

Writer/artist Frank Miller unleashed "The Dark Knight Returns," a futuristic ...

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