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Jewish leader opposes Austrian right party in government

VIENNA –  The head of Vienna’s Jewish community is warning of the dangers of including the right-wing Freedom Party in the Austrian government, asserting that it remains xenophobic despite its newly moderate tone. Oskar Deutsch says even if the “nationalistic ...

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Dogs really do put on 'puppy eyes' to get what they want

Scientists believe that our canine friends really are attempting to communicate using that pout or those irresistible pleading eyes. (Credit: Associated Press)  (AP) Have you ever wondered whether your pooch is trying to tell you something by giving you puppy ...

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Greece in race to finish bailout review as exit nears

ATHENS, Greece –  Bailout negotiators are returning to Greece to try and reach a deal by the end of the year on the terms for the next loan payout, as the debt-plagued country prepares to end eight years of rescue ...

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Day care worker arrested after allegedly slapping toddler, police say

Jeanine Sammis, 36, of Hewlett, was arrested Thursday and charged with endangering the welfare of a child.  (Nassau County Police Department) A New York woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly slapping a toddler on multiple occasions at a Long Island ...

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Abe says his priorities are North Korea and aging Japan

TOKYO –  Fresh off a decisive election victory, Japan’s leader pledged Monday to tackle what he called Japan’s two national crises: the military threat from North Korea and an aging and shrinking population. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at a ...

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Wiggins' heave banks in, leads Timberwolves past Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Andrew Wiggins’ 3-pointer from a few steps inside halfcourt banked in as time expired to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 115-113 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night. Oklahoma City’s Carmelo Anthony had hit ...

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McCain slams Americans who dodged Vietnam draft with 'bone spur'

Oct. 18: Sen. McCain speaks to reporters as he arrives for a vote on Capitol Hill.  (Reuters) Sen. John McCain appeared to take a swipe at President Trump in an interview that aired Sunday when he called out the “highest ...

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Wolves Twi-lights: Wiggins beats the final buzzer

Our last “Wolves Twi-lights” postfrom Friday’swin over the Utah Jazzwas headlined by Andrew Wiggins beating the clock with a buzzer beater. More Timberwolves coverage That shotclosed out the first quarter. But on Sunday, his buzzer-beater was for the win. Wiggins, ...

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