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Nov 24

Toddler photobombs his mom’s yoga headstand

iStock/Thinkstock(FREDERICTON, Canada) — Yogi Carly Gray wanted to capture her headstand practice, but her cheeky toddler had a different idea. In a video posted to Facebook that has since gone viral, Jude Gray, 2, can be seen crawling back and forth in front of the cell phone camera his mom had set up to record …

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Nov 24

Scoreboard roundup — 11/22/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events:   NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 101, Portland 81Cleveland 119, Brooklyn 109Charlotte 129, Washington 124; OT  Miami 104, Boston 98L.A. Clippers 116, Atlanta 103N.Y. Knicks 108, Toronto 100Minnesota 124, Orlando 118New Orleans 107, San Antonio 90Houston 125, Denver 95Oklahoma City 108, Golden State 91Dallas 95, Memphis …

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Nov 24

Jailed British mother to face second charge of ‘spreading propaganda’ in Iranian court, says husband

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe, the Iranian-British dual citizen who is in jail in Tehran, has been informed by Iranian authorities that she will have a second trial on Dec. 10 on the charge of “spreading propaganda,” her husband Richard Ratcliffe told ABC News. This latest development has dashed her husband’s hopes of …

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Nov 24

US Navy calls off search for three missing sailors two days after crash

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Navy has called off search and rescue efforts for three missing sailors who were on board a C-2A “Greyhound” transport aircraft two days after it crashed into the Philippine Sea. During the two-day search for the missing crew members, eight U.S. Navy and JMSDF ships, three helicopter squadrons, and maritime …

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Nov 24

Cheering crowds greet South Korean students taking make-or-break college entrance exams

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Five hundred students stand in front of the school’s main gate. With determined attitude, they take off their school uniform jackets, raise their fists in the air and, with all their might, yell as loud as they can. Their voices together form a loud thunder. But this eye-catching performance is not a …

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Nov 24

All aboard missing Argentine sub believed to be dead, family of missing sailor says

Argentina Navy/EPA(NEW YORK) —  Family members of the 44 sailors aboard a missing Argentine sub were told that their loved ones were believed to be dead, one of the family members told ABC News Thursday. Itati Leguizamon, whose husband German Suarez was aboard the ARA San Juan, said the families had been given the grim …

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Nov 24

This rescue dog and rescue turkey are BFFs

Abbie Hubbard(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — It’s well known that dogs are a human’s best friend. But in the case of Minnow, a rescue dog, she’s also a turkey’s best friend. Minnow, a 3-year-old sapsali, belongs to Abbie Hubbard, who is also foster “mom” to 10-week-old Blossom, a rescue turkey that came to her at 5 weeks …

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Nov 24

As Puerto Rico continues to recover from Maria, many residents turn to charities for a Thanksgiving meal

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Thanksgiving marks the 64th day since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, leaving behind a trail of at least 50 deaths, thousands of displaced residents and a severely damaged electrical grid that still is in a dire state. The office of Governor Ricardo Rossello on Thursday released a new batch of figures …

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Nov 24

Thanksgiving can be a time of remembering the past and looking to the future

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Ten years ago, Kayzel Sangalang was living in the Philippines and wondering where her next meal would come from. “I remember not having food in my house,” she said. Her parents had left for the U.S. years earlier, leaving behind their children as they tried to build a better life. “They came …

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Nov 24

Recovery fund helps veterans get back on track

Garland Miller(WASHINGTON) — Garland Miller has spent her career crunching numbers. Her successful bookkeeping company handles clients across Washington, D.C., including a woman who made custom clothes for disabled war veterans. One day, Miller asked whether she could offer the veterans some extra cash to help them get back on their feet. “I asked her, …

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