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Chefs and Servers Reveal the Things They
Chefs and Servers Reveal the Things They'd Never Order at a Restaurant

Restaurant industry insiders took to Reddit to share their distrust of swordfish, soups of the day, chicken breast, coffee and more seemingly innocuous food items.

Nurse May Have Killed More Than 100 Patients at 2 Hospitals, Prosecutors Say
Nurse May Have Killed More Than 100 Patients at 2 Hospitals, Prosecutors Say

He is already serving a life sentence for two murders

Hurricane sets off fierce debate about leaving Puerto Rico
Hurricane sets off fierce debate about leaving Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-workers are arguing fiercely over the morality of leaving the blacked-out island for the U.S. mainland versus fulfilling a patriotic duty to rebuild.

Chip Gaines Shaved Off ALL Of His Long Hair For The Best Reason
Chip Gaines Shaved Off ALL Of His Long Hair For The Best Reason

Chip Gaines just said goodbye to his long hair for the sweetest reason.

Democratic election sweep is lousy anniversary gift for Trump
Democratic election sweep is lousy anniversary gift for Trump

US President Donald Trump suffered a triple defeat as Democrats won high-profile state and mayoral elections to underscore his unpopularity on Wednesday's first anniversary of his dramatic election win. The Tuesday night results amounted to a sweeping repudiation of what critics have called Trump's politics of division, and a test of his influence ahead of electoral battles looming on the state and national level. The most damaging defeat was in Virginia, a state bordering Washington seen as a bellwether for national politics with the country gearing up for 2018 congressional elections and the next presidential contest in 2020.

Cops respond to calls for help, but it was just a dramatic parrot
Cops respond to calls for help, but it was just a dramatic parrot

Diego the parrot somehow learned to yell the word "help," and his cry caused quite the confusion this week. SEE ALSO: Dad tells cops he was speeding home to, um, well you know . @UPS driver heard someone yelling "help" inside house. Deputies responded and found the culprit. Thankfully Diego the Parrot was unharmed pic.twitter.com/e5BVG5B5AO - Clackamas Sheriff (@ClackCoSheriff) November 7, 2017 According to a report from Oregon Live, an unnamed delivery driver was out on his route at approximately 7:45 p.m. near Clackamas, Oregon on Monday when he heard what sounded like someone calling for help.  Being a good samaritan, the driver called his wife, who phoned 911....

Senator seeks explanation for career U.S. prosecutor
Senator seeks explanation for career U.S. prosecutor's abrupt resignation

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic Senator said on Tuesday he wants answers from top Justice Department officials about why a career prosecutor was asked to resign days before a special counsel unveiled the first criminal charges in an investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election. Dana Boente was asked to quit in late October as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, whose district has played an important role in the investigation. Just days later, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators charged President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide, Rick Gates, with conspiring to launder money and other...

Troops describe hardships, wounds during Bergdahl searches
Troops describe hardships, wounds during Bergdahl searches

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Several soldiers and a Navy SEAL testified Wednesday about the risky, all-out efforts to find Bowe Bergdahl after the soldier's 2009 disappearance in Afghanistan. Troops and commanders went without sleep. Shirts and socks disintegrated on soldiers during weekslong patrols. And several service members were seriously wounded - including the Navy commando whose career was ended by AK-47 fire.

'We Do Not Tolerate Discrimination.' American Airlines CEO Responds to NAACP Warning for Black Passengers
'We Do Not Tolerate Discrimination.' American Airlines CEO Responds to NAACP Warning for Black Passengers

After the NAACP said American could be 'unsafe' for black passengers

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China's new leadership: Ageing men seen as no threat to Xi

The six dark-suited Communist Party officials joining President Xi Jinping on China's highest decision-making body are all men in their 60s, suggesting he has no plans to groom a successor any time soon. There is no obvious challenger to Xi in the group appointed Wednesday to the Politburo Standing Committee, which includes two known allies and an ideologist. During the congress Xi announced that China had entered a "new era" that would transform it into a global superpower with a world-class military by mid-century.

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