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Beverly Hills Youth Soccer Ref Slams 'Despicable' ParentsA referee administrator for youth soccer in Beverly Hills says he is resigning for a simple reason: He hates many of the parents and their entitled attitudes. In an emailed resignation letter obtained by the Ankler , Avery Krut of the Beverly Hills branch of the American Youth Soccer Organization tells...
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Rep. Barton Threatened to Call Police on Former LoverRep. Joe Barton threatened to call the police on a former lover who contacted other women he was in relationships with and sent them explicit materials he had shared with her, according to a recording provided to the Washington Post . In the 2015 phone call, the Texas Republican tells the...
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Jennifer Lowe and Cole Odom shop at a gift kiosk at Broadway Square Mall in Tyler, Texas for holiday gift ideas on Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. The mall will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving day for Black Friday shoppers. (Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP)
Retailers look to woo shoppers from rivals as Amazon growsRetailers kick off holiday shopping season with an eye toward wooing shoppers away from rivals
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Slain Baltimore Officer Was Shot With Own GunA new twist in the Sean Suiter case: The Baltimore homicide detective killed while investigating a triple murder last week was due to testify in a corruption case involving fellow officers the very next day, authorities say. Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis says Suiter was due to testify before a...
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In this Nov. 17, 2017 photo, George and Arva Dorsey pose inside their hurricane-damaged home in Houston. The Dorsey's home was damaged by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey earlier this year. They usually host a large Thanksgiving dinner for family but are making other arrangements this year as they continue to recover from the storm damage. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents affected by Harvey prepare for ThanksgivingResidents of the Texas Gulf Coast are celebrating Thanksgiving in any way they can almost three months after Hurricane Harvey hit
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Washington state panel outlines risk of oil-by-rail terminalA state panel reviewing a major oil-by-rail terminal proposed on the Columbia River has released its environmental review days ahead of making a recommendation to Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, a traveler tries to book a ride with Uber at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Through a string of almost weekly scandals, Uber has managed to continue growing and hold onto the title of the world’s largest ride-hailing service. In the latest misbehavior, hackers were able to steal data for 57 million riders and drivers, and Uber concealed it for a year. Riders and business experts say that hits people directly, and they won’t be happy about it. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
The last straw? Uber loyalists tested by string of scandalsScandals chase away some customers from Uber, but service keeps others hanging on
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DirecTV to pay $9.5M to settle hazardous waste allegationsDirecTV will pay $9.5 million to settle allegations that its California facilities unlawfully dumped hazardous waste
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In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 photo, fire fighters battle a blaze at the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pa. At least 20 people were injured in the massive fire at the senior living community about 35 miles west of Philadelphia.  (Steven M. Falk/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Remains of final 2 victims of senior home inferno recoveredInvestigators have recovered the remains of the final two victims of a fire at a Pennsylvania senior living community
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Sabein Burgess stands outside his mother's home in Baltimore, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. A federal jury awarded $15 million to Burgess Tuesday in his lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department and two detectives. Burgess, who spent nearly two decades in prison after being wrongfully convicted of killing his girlfriend, was released in 2015 after being exonerated. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Exonerated Baltimore man: $15 million verdict brings justiceWrongfully convicted man awarded $15M by federal jury says his lawsuit against Baltimore police was about clearing his name
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FILE- In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, Carmellia Burgess, left, and Anthony Dickerson wear shirts decorated with a photo of their 2-year-old son A.J., who is waiting for a kidney transplant, during a news conference outside Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. A.J., who will be 3 in January, was born without kidneys. His parents got word Tuesday, Nov. 21, that a kidney from a dead donor was available, and the toddler had a successful transplant Wednesday morning, said Mawuli Davis, a lawyer for A.J.'s parents. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Georgia boy whose transplant was delayed gets new kidneyA potentially life-saving kidney transplant gives a Georgia family a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving
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This undated photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Craig Richard Coley. Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, pardoned Coley,  a man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 4-year-old son nearly four decades ago after modern DNA tests suggested he was probably innocent. Coley, 70, has consistently maintained his innocence since he was arrested the same day 24-year-old Rhonda Wicht and her 4-year-old son, Donald Wicht, were found dead in her Simi Valley apartment on Nov. 11, 1978. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP)
California governor pardons man following advanced DNA testCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has pardoned a man convicted of a 1978 double murder, including a child, after modern DNA tests suggested he was probably innocent
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