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Australian Broadcasting Corp slashes jobs, radio

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation will cut 400 jobs and close five radio production centers as government funding shrinks.

In addition to the sweeping job cuts, managing director Mark Scott told staff Monday that the ABC would review its proper...

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5 reported dead after earthquake hits China

A powerful earthquake struck a remote Tibetan region of southwestern China, reportedly killing at least five people and causing a stampede at a primary school.

It injured more than 50 people and damaged around 25,000 houses, state media reported.

The ...

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Family fights to save beloved dog

A Louisiana family is fighting to protect its beloved pit bull from a "vicious dogs" ordinance.

Joanna Armand started an online petition to protect pit bull Zeus from an uncertain fate. The petition, which asks the village of Moreauville to reverse a ...

Baby feet

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Baby found in storm drain days after birth

The bicyclists were on a morning ride Sunday when they heard a shocking sound coming from somewhere below them: a baby crying.

They lifted a slab off a storm drain beside the bike trail and discovered a newborn boy, police in Blacktown, Australia, sai...

Brown memorial Ferguson

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Why no word from Ferguson grand jury?

The signs pointed to the grand jury drawing near a decision as to whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged with a crime for fatally shooting Michael Brown.

Bullet, gun ammunition

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Police: Woman allegedly kills herself with gun bought to prepare for Ferguson unrest

A woman appears to have accidentally fatally shot herself in the head with a gun bought to prepare for possible Ferguson-related unrest, according to sources briefed on the police investigation.

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ISIS, Iraqi forces battle in Ramadi

A fierce battle between ISIS militants and Iraqi military and tribal forces is raging close to the main government complex of Anbar province in the center of Ramadi, the capital city.

Computer cables, wires, technology

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'Regin' malware described as 'groundbreaking and almost peerless'

Experts don't know where it came from, and aren't quite sure what it does.

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UVA suspends fraternities after rape claim

The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternities and associated parties until January 9 following a Rolling Stone magazine article that described a student's account of being gang raped and her frustration at trying to bring her alleged atta...

Cuomo Buffalo floods

Buffalo's forecast: Warming + rain = flooding

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told residents in the Buffalo area to be ready to evacuate if they think floodwater caused by melting snow could reach their residences.

"It's not enough that your home has never flooded before," Cuomo said Sunday morning at...

Rudy Giuliani file

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Giuliani: Ferguson is a 'significant exception'

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says the controversy surrounding the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, does not exemplify a larger national problem.

"93 percent of blacks...

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Kenya says it's killed 100 militants after bus attack

Kenyan security forces have killed 100 militants, an official said Sunday, one day after a deadly attack on a bus.

National News Slideshows

On this day: November 24

Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald

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Charles Darwin publishes "On the Origin of Species," Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald, D. B. Cooper leaps from a plane, and Freddie Mercury dies, all on this day.

On this day: November 23

Guttenberg, Selleck, Danson in Three Men and a Baby

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The first jukebox goes into service, JFK lays in repose at the White House, "Doctor Who" debuts on TV, and "Three Men and a Baby" cleans up at the box office, all on this day.

On this day: November 22

John F. Kennedy Dallas motorcade, assassination

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A notorious pirate is captured and killed, RCA Victor buys Elvis' contract from Sun Records, the nation mourns a president, The Beatles release "The White Album," and "Toy Story" premieres, all on this day.

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