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  • Franken's rising political star obscured by accusations - WASHINGTON (AP) -- "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of a hotly contested governor's election in Virginia. After an expectant pause, he leaned into the microphone and added, "Ignore them."...
  • Trump credits troops, and himself, for military advances - PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them "we're really winning" against America's foes as he celebrated Thanksgiving at his private club in Florida and provided lunch for Coast Guard men and women on duty for the holiday....
  • Barton to go mum over disclosed photo, citing probe - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Suggesting he's a victim of revenge porn from a jilted lover, Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas says he plans to go silent about the release of a nude photo of him online because police are investigating the disclosure as a possible crime against him. Authorities have not confirmed an investigation....
  • AP source: Flynn lawyers make a break with Trump team - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference....
  • Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change - JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely known as the Crocodile, is seen as a smart, ruthless politician, and many question if he will be able to bring the change the country craves....
  • Sound heard in Argentine sub search was likely 'explosion' - MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) -- An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, the country's navy reported Thursday, prompting relatives of the vessel's 44 crew members to burst into tears and some to say they had lost hope of a rescue....
  • Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security - NEW YORK (AP) -- The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots....
  • Papua New Guinea officials remove last refugees from camp - CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Papua New Guinea authorities said Friday they had relocated the last asylum seekers who had refused for three weeks to leave a closed immigration camp for fear they would face violence in the alternative accommodations....
  • Shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, as retailers branch out - NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals....
  • Rivers, Chargers beat fading Cowboys 28-6 on Thanksgiving - ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Philip Rivers was more than comfortable on the Thanksgiving stage for the first time in his 14 NFL seasons....