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Boats sit idle as algae threatens Dungeness crab season

San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf typically bustles this time of year as workers prepare to haul millions of pounds of Dungeness crab that are a tradition at Thanksgiving and other holiday meals.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 November 2015

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Separating Syrian moderates from terrorists could tank talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Iran haven't agreed on much throughout Syria's bloody four-and-a-half year-old civil war.

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Residents mixed on proposed smoking ban in public housing

NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government's proposal Thursday to ban smoking inside and out of public housing nationwide got a decidedly mixed reaction from the people most affected.

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Suu Kyi's party wins historic majority in Myanmar polls

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party attained a historic majority in Myanmar's Parliament on Friday, making it possible for them to form the Southeast Asian country's first truly civilian government in more than half a century.

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Big beer merger leaves future uncertain for competitors

LONDON (AP) — It's no fun being in the middle.

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Rogue emu captured after 60 days on the lam in Delaware

ODESSA, Del. (AP) — An emu whose escape more than 60 days ago prompted lockdowns at two Delaware elementary schools has been captured.

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Aging mobster acquitted in 1978 heist retold in 'Goodfellas'

NEW YORK (AP) — An aging mobster who stayed mostly in the shadows for decades by adhering to the Mafia's strict code of silence was acquitted Thursday of charges he helped plan a legendary 1978 Lufthansa heist retold in the hit film "Goodfellas."

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Obama awards Medal of Honor to Army captain

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army captain who shoved a suicide bomber to the ground and away from his security detail became the nation's newest Medal of Honor recipient Thursday as President Barack Obama credited his actions with preventing a greater catastrophe from occurring.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 November 2015

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