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Black Friday discounts at MAGA store help fund Trump’s campaign, RNC

The online store of the Trump Make America Great Again committee is holding a Black Friday sale through the weekend. The Black Friday sale maintains a trend Trump started when he took the...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

What your Christmas lights will do to your electricity bill

Starting around Black Friday every year, the light intensity in American suburbs increases by 30 to 50 percent, and it doesn’t return to normal levels until after the new year. The reason?...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Some shoppers find lower-key Black Friday

NEW YORK – Some shoppers were surprised at how little madness there was on Black Friday. At a Walmart in Toledo, Ohio, shopping ads left behind from the night before littered the mostly empty...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Flynn may be moving to cooperate with Mueller’s Russia probe

WASHINGTON – In a move that could signal cooperation with the government, lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump’s lawyers that they are no...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

The latest: Oxford Circus subway station reopens after alert

LONDON – The latest on the incident at London’s Oxford Circus station (all times local): 6 p.m. London transit authorities say Oxford Circus station has reopened after a large-scale security alert...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Shoes, bags, even dentures lost at Burning Man await owners

RENO, Nev. – Lindsay Weiss once lost her cellphone and got it back, so she and a friend knew what they had to do when they discovered a camera during the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert –...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Macy’s parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

NEW YORK – The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade marched, rolled and soared in traditional style Thursday as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots....

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK – Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Good night, night: Light pollution increasing around globe

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The world’s nights are getting alarmingly brighter – bad news for all sorts of creatures, humans included. A German-led term reported Wednesday that light pollution is...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Weinstein’s Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

NEW YORK – Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Zimbabwe’s incoming leader returns home to cheers

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Poised to become Zimbabwe’s next president, a former confidant of ousted leader Robert Mugabe on Wednesday promised “a new, unfolding democracy” and reached out to the world,...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Did you ‘like’ Russian propaganda? Facebook will clue you in

NEW YORK – Facebook says it will show users if they followed or ‘liked’ Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram. The company said Wednesday it will launch a portal to let people...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World