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U.S. Diplomat's Resignation Signals Wider Exodus From State Department

One diplomat's stinging resignation letter offers a glimpse into the weakening State Department under Trump.

Detainees on agenda as top British diplomat arrives in Iran
Detainees on agenda as top British diplomat arrives in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Tehran on Saturday, where he is was expected to discuss the fate of detained dual nationals, including a woman serving a five-year prison sentence for allegedly plotting to overthrow Iran's government.

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Trump slams 'vicious' media after erroneous reports on WikiLeaks, Russia

Donald Trump on Saturday renewed his onslaught against major US news networks, accusing them of launching a "vicious" assault on his presidency as he seized on a reporting error by CNN. Trump sounded the same anti-media narrative in a speech Friday in Florida when, pointing to a reporting error by ABC, he said, "Did you see all the corrections the media's been making? The US president regularly rails against top news outlets, both broadcast networks and newspapers including the New York Times and the Washington Post.

US policeman acquitted of killing unarmed man who begged for life
US policeman acquitted of killing unarmed man who begged for life

Officials in the southwestern US state of Arizona released a graphic video Friday showing an unarmed man sobbing and begging for his life moments before he was fatally shot by a police officer who was acquitted of murder. It was the latest in a spate of killings that have prompted criminal charges against law enforcement officials. Philip Brailsford, who shot and killed Daniel Shaver in the hallway of a hotel in January 2016, was acquitted of second-degree murder as well as reckless manslaughter by a jury on Thursday, according to USA Today.

Prosecutor declines to charge officer in deaf man
Prosecutor declines to charge officer in deaf man's killing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma prosecutor announced Friday that he won't charge a police officer who fatally shot a deaf man, determining the killing was legally justified after the man aggressively approached the officer while armed with a 2-foot metal pipe.

New Mexico school shooter left note plotting attack, suicide
New Mexico school shooter left note plotting attack, suicide

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) - A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the attention of U.S. investigators more than a year ago, authorities said Friday.

Muslims pray outside White House to protest Trump Jerusalem move
Muslims pray outside White House to protest Trump Jerusalem move

Hundreds of Muslims attended Friday prayers in front of the White House to protest President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Responding to the call of American Muslim organizations, worshippers laid out their prayer mats at a park in front of the president's residence. On Wednesday, Trump declared that the US recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced the relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem -- turning his back on decades of American and international diplomacy.

Meghan Markle's comments praising Ivanka Trump have begun to resurface
Meghan Markle's comments praising Ivanka Trump have begun to resurface

Meghan Markle's remarks during a 2014 interview with Ivanka Trump have resurfaced and are going viral.

15 Elf On The Shelf Spinoffs
15 Elf On The Shelf Spinoffs

If you're a parent, you're likely familiar with The Elf on the Shelf, the holiday craze that takes over Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter each December.

Fox News Host Says Lindsey Vonn Is 'Un-American' For Ripping Donald Trump
Fox News Host Says Lindsey Vonn Is 'Un-American' For Ripping Donald Trump

U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn got an icy response from Fox News' "Fox & Friends" on Friday after she criticized President Donald Trump.

Tomi Lahren Says It's Wrong To Believe Every Sex Assault Claim
Tomi Lahren Says It's Wrong To Believe Every Sex Assault Claim

Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren knows how to push the right buttons.

China complains to Australia over Turnbull comments on interference
China complains to Australia over Turnbull comments on interference

China said on Friday it had lodged a complaint with Australia after its prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, said he took reports very seriously that China's Communist Party had sought to interfere in his country. Turnbull said this week that foreign powers were making "unprecedented and increasingly sophisticated attempts to influence the political process" in Australia and the world. Turnbull, speaking to parliament on Thursday during the introduction of legislation to stop external interference in domestic politics, reiterated those concerns.

Jennifer Lawrence Reveals The Best Bit Of Advice She's Ever Received
Jennifer Lawrence Reveals The Best Bit Of Advice She's Ever Received

Oprah Winfrey can dispense nuggets of wisdom, even under her breath.

How to get ahead of the pack and avoid impulse buying on Black Friday
How to get ahead of the pack and avoid impulse buying on Black Friday

Black Friday is almost here, the day when retailers tempt customers to spend as much as possible. Given that most of us are watching our finances more carefully than ever, this can cause considerable anxiety. What can you do to find the best bargains while staying within your budget, and even more important, how can you avoid one of the most common mistakes - impulse buying?  What are you like? Some of us are more vulnerable than others to making snap decisions. Impulsivity, the tendency to act without planning or considering the consequences of our actions, is a powerful and complex characteristic. It's "moderately heritable", according to Laura Bevilacqua at New York University, which...

7.0 quake off New Caledonia sparks tsunami alert but no damage
7.0 quake off New Caledonia sparks tsunami alert but no damage

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia on Monday, triggering a brief tsunami warning and evacuation alert but causing no significant damage, local officials said. The US Geological Survey said the shallow tremor hit approximately 82 kilometres east of the lightly populated Loyalty Islands at around 09:45 am (2245 GMT). The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially issued an alert saying areas within 300 kilometres (180 miles) could be affected, including Vanuatu and New Caledonia, whose capital Noumea sits some 250 kilometres east of the epicentre.

Border agent dies after being injured in Texas

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) - Authorities are searching Texas' Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there.

Turkeys thriving, causing ruckus in San Francisco suburbs

MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) - Turkeys are traditional for Thanksgiving. But some folks in the San Francisco Bay Area are praying the wild ones will go away.

The Latest: GOP congressman calls for ban on elephant hunts
The Latest: GOP congressman calls for ban on elephant hunts

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to delay new policy on importation of elephant trophies from two African countries (all times local):

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