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In taking economic war to Islamic State, U.S. developing new tools

U.S. warplanes have struck Islamic State's oil infrastructure in Syria in a stepped-up campaign of economic warfare that the U.S. estimates has cut the group's black-market earnings from oil by about a third.


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15 million on HIV treatment as AIDS pandemic tide turns

Some 15.8 million people worldwide are now on HIV treatment and a fast-track strategy to end the AIDS pandemic is starting to show results, the United Nations AIDS program said on Tuesday.


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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Nov. 24.


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Kerry says more cooperation with Russia possible, seeks to reassure opposition

Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday the United States could broaden military cooperation with Russia in Syria, but that such a move should not deter opposition groups trying to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.


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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Nov. 24

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.


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A Thanksgiving miracle

The power of song!


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WATCH: How to perfectly carve a Thanksgiving turkey

This one-minute video from the experts at Butterball will turn you into a turkey-carving pro.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 24

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


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Win a date with Chris Hemsworth

"The Thor" star is encouraging fans to donate at least $5 to his fundraising drive for the Australian Childhood Foundation to be entered into the ballot.


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As ISIS threat looms, New York prepares for Thanksgiving parade

Millions of New Yorkers and tourists are expected to line the streets on Thursday for the parade, more than a week after Islamic State released a video showing images of New York juxtaposed with a scene depicting a suicide bomber preparing for an attack.


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Walmart pulls Cyber Monday forward to Sunday, record sales expected

Walmart has decided that Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, should not start on a Monday anymore.

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Monte’s March To Span 41 Miles Over Two Days

He's hoping to surpass last year's $65,000 raised for the Food Bank. To donate, call 888-323-HOPE or go to

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Columbus Day Under Scrutiny From Amherst Middle School Students

A group of eighth graders made a presentation to the Amherst Human Rights Commission making the case for the town to rename Columbus Day "Indigenous People's Day."


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Frontier Regional Red Hawks Soar to Sixth Straight Volleyball State Title

The Red Hawks defeated Lynnfield High School in straight sets Saturday to win the Massachusetts Division III volleyball title, for the sixth consecutive year.

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One Killed, Two Charged in Springfield Pileup

21 year old Jeremy Ramos of Holyoke was struck and killed when he stopped to help.

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Northampton Hinge Owner Faces Drug Charges

29 year old Aaron Kater of Pelham is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell.


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Kid battles through hiccups to rock national anthem

Young Ethan battled through the hiccups to perform perhaps the greatest rendition of the Australian national anthem ever.


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World leaders seek new path to slow warming of planet

Next week, in the waning days of what is set to be the hottest year on record, world leaders meet on the outskirts of Paris for a summit that seeks nothing less than to steer the global economy away from its ever-growing reliance on fossil fuels.


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Gas prices drop 11 cents

The current gas price is 70 cents per gallon under its year-ago point.


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Warriors on the cusp of history

The Warriors are the third NBA team to start the season 15-0 and the first defending champions to do so.

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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths


The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.