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  • Gangster 'Mad' Frankie Fraser dies at 90

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — "Mad" Frankie Fraser, an old-school London criminal who spent more than 40 years in prison and became an underworld celebrity, has died. He was 90. Eddie Richardson, head of a crime family with which Fraser was associated, confirmed he died Wednesday. Fraser had been in...

  • Passengers in Russia's Arctic give airliner a push

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help it move to the runway. A Russian-made Tu-134 with 74 oil workers and seven crew members onboard was due...

  • Bulgaria imam charged with terrorism incitement

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian prosecutors have charged a Muslim religious leader and six others with spreading war propaganda for the Islamic State group. Deputy Prosecutor General Borislav Sarafov told reporters Wednesday that six men and one woman, including an imam named Ahmed...

  • American among hostages targeted in Yemen raid

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A member of Yemen special forces says an American and a Briton being held by al-Qaida were among those intended to be rescued in a raid on a cave but were moved out before the operation. A senior U.S. defense official say the raid involved American commandos. Eight...

  • Deforestation drops in Brazil's Amazon

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Deforestation in the Amazon rain forest has dropped 18 percent over the past 12 months, falling to the second-lowest level in a quarter century, Brazil's environment minister said Wednesday. Izabella Teixeira told participants in a news conference that 4,848 square...

  • Russian suspected of spying resists leaving Poland

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Russian journalist suspected of spying in Poland said Wednesday that he is fighting an attempt by Polish authorities to deport him. Leonid Sviridov, a journalist for Russian state news agency Rossiya Segodnya, demanded to know details of the allegations against...

  • Turkey's great escape foils my Thanksgiving plans

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Sundays before Thanksgiving, my farming partner and I brought a live turkey in a burlap sack to our urban farm on the outskirts of Portland. The lanky brown-feathered bird quietly took her place in our chicken coop. The turkey was intended to become...

  • Police ID officers involved 12-year-old's shooting

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally shot by an officer, Cleveland police said Wednesday as they released surveillance video of the shooting and identified the officers...

  • Lawmaker: Fight with militants needs 'Arab face'

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican lawmaker says the battle against the Islamic State group needs to have "an Arab face," even as the U.S. leads airstrikes to help defeat the militant group. Rep. Rob Wittman of Virginia said he agrees with a comment made by King Abdullah II while Wittman...

  • Missing model-restaurateur B. Smith found in NYC

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — Police on New York's Long Island say former model and restaurateur B. Smith has been has been found safe, nearly 14 hours after she was reported missing. Police in the village of Sag Harbor, where Smith lives, said she was found at around 2 p.m. Wednesday by...

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