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    Buzz Aldrin Medically Evacuated From the South Pole

    Christchurch, New Zealand — Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon in 1969, has landed in Christchurch, New Zealand, after being evacuated from the South Pole when his medical condition deteriorated, according to a release from the National Science Foundation. He is 86 years old. Aldrin landed at 4:25 a.m. December 2. “Upon arrival in Christchurch, the Antarctic program’s logistics hub in New Zealand, Aldrin was transferred to a local medical facility,” according to the […]

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    3-Year-Old Daughter of Former Philadelphia Eagle Dies After Tragic Window Blind Cord Accident

    Elsie Mahe, the 3-year-old daughter of Brigham Young University running backs coach Reno Mahe, died Tuesday, more than a week after accidentally tangling a window blind cord around her neck. The family shared the update on social media. A week earlier, Elsie was playing with a friend when the incident happened, according to a Facebook page created in support of the Mahe family by one of their neighbors. Her friend ran and told Elsie’s mom, Sunny, who immediately started CPR. […]

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    Chapeco Gathers to Remember Its Fallen Team

    CHAPECO, Brazil — You could easily have mistaken it for a celebration: a packed stadium, effervescent green flares fizzing among the fans. The rhythmic drumbeat, the clapping, the chanting. It was anything but. On Wednesday night, at a time when their team should have been playing in the first leg of the Copa Sudamericana final, this tight-knit community gathered to remember its fallen heroes. The chartered jet flying the team to Medellin, Colombia, crashed, killing more than 70 on board. […]

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    Over 1M Google accounts infected by hackers in ‘Gooligan’ attack

    NEW YORK – Once again, hackers are showing why you should never, ever download apps outside official app stores. Hackers have gained access to more than 1.3 million Google accounts — emails, photos, documents and more — by infecting Android phones through illegitimate apps. That discovery comes from computer researchers at Check Point, a cybersecurity firm. On Wednesday, Google confirmed to CNNMoney the nature and extent of the problem. The hackers have managed to steal digital “tokens” that give them […]

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    Trump Vows to ‘Remove’ Himself from Business

    NEW YORK — Donald Trump promised Wednesday to ‘remove’ himself from his businesses and said he will announce details in two weeks about how he’ll avoid conflicts of interest when he is president. Trump used his favorite method of communicating with the public — Twitter — to announce plans for a “major news conference” on Dec. 15 to discuss plans to leave the Trump Organization. His adult children, whom he has said he will put in charge of the company, […]

  • A heartbreaking video has surfaced on social media showing the moment Brazilian soccer player Tiago da Rocha Vieira Alves found out he was going to be a father, a week before he died in Tuesday's plane crash in Colombia.

    Brazilian Soccer Player Learned He Was Going to Be a Father Week Before Dying in Plane Crash

    A heartbreaking video has surfaced on social media showing the moment Brazilian soccer player Tiago da Rocha Vieira Alves found out he was going to be a father, a week before he died in Tuesday’s plane crash in Colombia. The clip captures several Chapecoense teammates delivering the news to the player, also known as “Tiaguinho”, last Wednesday. The video shows him embracing his fellow players and celebrating, later rocking his arms back and forth as if cradling a baby. Tiaguinho […]

  • An airplane with 81 people on board, including players from a Brazilian football team, has crashed in Colombia, the country's aviation authorities said.

    76 Confirmed Dead in Colombian Plane Crash

    UPDATE: Authorities say they’ve found a sixth survivor of a plane crash in Colombia. The man was found under the fuselage, according to Mauricio Parodi, a local disaster official. NEAR MEDELLIN, Colombia — Seventy-six people are confirmed dead following a plane crash outside Medellin, Colombia. A charter plane carrying 72 passengers — including players from Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense — and nine crew members crashed near Rionegro, Colombia, according to the country’s civil aviation department. The plane declared an emergency between […]

  • An active shooter has been reported on the Ohio State University campus, according to the university's Department of Public Safety website. People are urged to shelter in place and avoid the area

    Ohio State University: Suspect killed, several people hospitalized after campus attack

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The suspect in the Ohio State University attack rammed his car into a group of pedestrians before using a butcher knife to cut several people, OSU officials said. At least nine people were hospitalized, including one in critical condition. “Victim injuries include stab wounds, injury by motor vehicle and other injuries that are being evaluated,” OSU said. Student Jacob Bower, 20, said he saw the attacker outside between the Koffolt Laboratories and Watts Hall. “He pulled a […]

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    Clinton Campaign to Join Efforts for Recounts in Several Key States

    WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton’s campaign said Saturday it will take part in efforts to push for recounts in several key states, joining with Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who has raised millions of dollars to have votes counted again in Wisconsin. But, in a post on Medium, Marc Elias, the campaign’s counsel, said the campaign’s own investigation has not uncovered any evidence of hacking of voting systems. In the campaign’s most detailed comments to date on the recount, Elias wrote […]

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    Fidel Castro, Cuba’s longtime revolutionary leader, dies at 90

    Fidel Castro, the Cuban despot who famously proclaimed after his arrest in a failed coup attempt that history would absolve him, has died aged 90, Cuban state media reports. At the end, an elderly and infirm Castro was a whisper of the Marxist firebrand whose iron will and passionate determination bent the arc of destiny “There are few individuals in the 20th century who had a more profound impact on a single country than Fidel Castro had in Cuba,” Robert […]

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    Dylann Roof, Accused SC Church Shooter, Competent to Stand Trial

    Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Friday. In his order, U.S. District Judge Richard Mark Gergel said he was sealing a document detailing the factual reasons behind his finding. Public disclosure could put Roof’s right to a fair trial in jeopardy, he said. Roof is accused of killing nine people at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in June 2015. The judge halted jury selection in the case earlier this […]

  • Wanda Dench accidentally invited a stranger to her Thanksgiving dinner via text message -- and remained true to her promise of hosting him. Jamal Hinton joined Dench and her family for dinner.

    Grandma who Promised to Feed Stranger Via Wrong Text Keeps Promise

    MESA, A.Z. — The Mesa, Arizona grandmother who accidentally invited a stranger to her Thanksgiving dinner via text message remained true to her promise of hosting him. On Thursday, that stranger showed up and ate turkey, potatoes, stuffing, some pie, you name it. How the two met Initially, Wanda Dench wanted to invite her actual grandson for dinner via text. But she accidentally sent the message to 17-year-old Jamal Hinton instead. Hinton was in class at Desert Vista High School. […]