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    Messy mix of snow, rain on the menu for Thanksgiving travelers

    (CNN) — A winter storm is snarling travel across the East Coast on Wednesday, causing trouble on the nation’s roadways and delays of up to six hours at airports in the Northeast on one of the busiest travel days of the year. About 30 million people from the mountains of North Carolina to Maine could be affected by the holiday storm. “The storm in the Northeast continues to develop and is causing long delays and numerous cancellations at D.C., New […]

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    Black Friday (or Thursday) is upon us, but the deals have already begun

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — You may be one of the faithful Black Friday shoppers lining up outside malls and department stores across America. But at many stores there’s no need to wait. Black Friday doorbusters begin as early as 6 a.m. the morning of Thanksgiving day, when Kmart opens. You can shop there any time until the real Black Friday is over — it’s open for 42 hours and finally closes at midnight on Saturday. Like Kmart, a growing number […]

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    Drones are almost crashing into planes

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — You’re not going crazy. That could have been a drone outside your airplane window. More and more pilots are reporting that they’re encountering drones during flight. The number of these reports have ballooned this year. In October, 41 pilots reported seeing a drone, or unmanned aircraft, during flight. That’s up from just five in April, according to data released by the Federal Aviation Administration Wednesday. A total of 193 incidents were reported between Feb. 22 and […]

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    Police release video, names of officers in shooting of 12-year-old boy

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Authorities released surveillance video Wednesday of the officer-involved shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, FOX 8 reports. Rice was shot in the playground area of the Cudell Recreation Center around 3:30 p.m. Saturday.  Police received a call that a male had a gun near the swings and was waving it at people. When the two officers arrived, they allegedly ordered Rice to put his hands in the air; instead he reached for what they believed was a gun in […]

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    TSA seizes guns, crossbows one day before Thanksgiving

    (CNN) — Please don’t try to clear airport security at Thanksgiving wearing your loaded firearm. That’s not allowed, and it could slow down the lines during one of the busiest travel days of the year. That’s what a 94-year-old Brooklyn man discovered as he tried to pass through passenger screening at New York’s LaGuardia Airport on Wednesday, security officials said. Transportation Security Administration officers detected the gun attached to the man’s belt at the small of his back he entered […]

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    Ferguson protests continue coast to coast — and now in London too

    (CNN) — The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson, Missouri, have ignited a firestorm of protests across the country and beyond. But the furor isn’t just about one grand jury’s decision on one shooting case. To many protesters, the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown — and the lack of an indictment for the officer who shot him — are symbolic of racial injustice in America. “I think that it’s important for people to know that the decision […]

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    Man trying to swim across Clackamas River rescued by police

    GLADSTONE, OR (KPTV) — A man who tried to swim across the Clackamas River near High Rocks Park in Gladstone was rescued by a police officer Tuesday, who likely saved his life. Lt. Kirk Stempel of the Gladstone Fire Department said the man’s internal temperature at the time of rescue was 89 degrees, and he wouldn’t have been likely to survive another 15 to 20 minutes in the water. The man, who has not been identified, told rescuers he wanted […]

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    FEEL GOOD: Jaxon the Dog dances to Flo Rida, video goes viral

    MARION, Ind. — A video of a 4-year-old German Shepherd named Jaxon Rose dancing to his favorite song has gone viral, FOX 59 reports. In the video, Rose dances to Flo Rida’s song “Low.” Of course, the video quickly blew up. It was featured on GMA and Jaxon also flew out to LA to film FOX’s Cause for Paws to be aired on FOX on Thanksgiving night from 8 to 10 p.m. The show is hosted by Jane Lynch and Hillary […]

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    MUST WATCH: Is this Seattle pup playing the cutest game of tetherball ever?

    SEATTLE — Is the guy playing the cutest game of tetherball ever? An area resident captured video of this pup playing by himself at a Seattle playground recently and posted it to YouTube. According to Seattle Dog Spot, the playground is at Stevens Elementary on Capitol Hill. According to the poster, the dog’s owners were on the nearby playground, but this little guy had no problem entertaining himself. Watch the video above and bask in its cuteness.