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November 25, 2018 - 2:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A magician who consulted on films and acted in "Boogie Nights" has died. Ricky Jay was 72. Hollywood manager Winston Simone says Jay died of natural causes at his Los Angeles home. Jay portrayed a cameraman in "Boogie Nights" and appeared in several other films including "Magnolia"...
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A plow removes snow at an entrance of the Kansas Turnpike near Lawrence, Kan., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. The turnpike section of I-70 remains open. I-70 is closed west of Junction City, Kan. The area is under a blizzard warning. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 25, 2018 - 2:15 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year. "It's going to...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May walks past the EU flag at the conclusion of an EU summit in Brussels, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. European Union leaders gathered Sunday to seal an agreement on Britain's departure from the bloc next year, the first time a member country will have left the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
November 25, 2018 - 2:12 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit deal (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Hungary's prime minister says it's a "gloomy Sunday" because of the Brexit agreement between Britain and the European Union. Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on state TV that "no matter how well a divorce is organized, it...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2014 file photo two cows fight during the traditional "Combats de Reines" ("Battle of the Queens"), a cow fight in Bussy-Chardonney, western Switzerland. During the combat the cows simply push forehead against forehead. They also use their horns in different ways. Swiss will decide on Sunday whether to ban farmers from removing cow horns. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP, file
November 25, 2018 - 2:00 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a national referendum on a cattle farmer's proposal to have the government subsidize herders of goats and cows if they let their animals keep their horns, official results showed. The Swiss federal chancellery said 54.7 percent of voters opposed the...
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November 25, 2018 - 1:57 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's director of public prosecutions says three Chinese nationals will be charged by the country's anticorruption authority for paying a bribe to influence the outcome of fraud investigations. Noordin Haji said Sunday the three Chinese men work for the China Roads and...
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November 25, 2018 - 1:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year. "It's going to...
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The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck western Iran near its border with Iraq.
November 25, 2018 - 1:55 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck western Iran near its border with Iraq on Sunday night, injuring over 170 people and sending fearful residents running into the street, authorities said. The temblor hit near Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah province, which was the epicenter...
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FILE - This image released by Disney shows characters, from left, Ralph, voiced by John C. Reilly, Yess, voiced by Taraji P. Henson and Vanellope von Schweetz, voiced by Sarah Silverman in a scene from "Ralph Breaks the Internet." Studios on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, say that the “Wreck-It Ralph” sequel “Ralph Breaks the Internet” has earned an estimated $55.7 million over the three day weekend and $84.5 million since its Wednesday opening to top the North American charts. (Disney via AP, File)
November 25, 2018 - 1:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movie sequels are having their own Thanksgiving feast at the box office and fueling record industry-wide grosses for the long weekend. "Ralph Breaks the Internet" and "Creed II" took the top two spots on the North American charts, beat the openings for the original films and...
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The Kerch bridge is seen blocked for ships entrance, near Kerch, Crimea, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. A Russian coast guard vessel rammed a Ukrainian navy tugboat near Crimea, damaging the ship's engines and hull, the Ukrainian navy said Sunday. (AP Photo)
November 25, 2018 - 1:37 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Ukraine traded accusations over an incident at sea Sunday near the disputed Crimean Peninsula, increasing tensions between both countries and prompting Moscow to block passage through the Kerch Strait. Russia's coast guard said that three Ukrainian navy ships made an...
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November 25, 2018 - 1:28 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — A funeral will be held on Tuesday for a 5-year-old New York boy who died after his father accidentally backed into him in a driveway on Thanksgiving. Hamburg Village Police say James Walsh died at a hospital after he was hit at around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday. Mayor Tom Moses...
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