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15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco


A stampede erupted while food aid was being distributed in a Moroccan village Sunday and at least 15 people died and 10 were injured, authorities said.

Puerto Ricans came for jobs in Steamboat Springs but found much more

When Carlos Acosta arrived in Steamboat Springs in December 2016, he knew he would have a job, a steady source of income to support himself and a little extra to send back to his family in Puerto Rico.

Wall Street penalties fall in Trump’s first year, study says

In its latest fiscal year, Wall Street's top regulator sought the smallest amount of penalties since 2013, a drop that took place as the agency went months without permanent leadership and could show a softer approach to policing…

Among the kettle corn and funnel cake, “Know Islam” booth aims to elevate New Mexico farmers market discussion

The mother and daughter arrived just before 8 a.m., unpacking the table and folding chairs from the back of a white minivan. It was a chilly 43 degrees, and the sun cast long shadows between the farmers market stalls and the funnel cake…

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Here is a list of men accused of sexual misconduct since allegations were made against Harvey Weinstein

Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S. and beyond have faced allegations ranging…

Surgeons remove worms, parasites from North Korean soldier

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Surgeons treating a North Korean soldier who was severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea have removed dozens of parasites from his body, including presumed roundworms as long as 27 centimeters (11 inches), hospital…

Lebanon’s PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Saturday he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed…

Climate talks wrap up with progress on Paris rulebook

Global talks on curbing climate change wrapped up Friday, with delegates and observers claiming progress on several key details of the 2015 Paris accord.


Parents sue after boy’s skull is fatally crushed in rotating Atlanta restaurant

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The family of a 5-year-old boy whose skull was crushed in the rotating wall of a hotel restaurant has sued the Atlanta hotel, accusing it of negligence in his death.

Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned

Giddy with joy and finally free to speak out, vast throngs of demonstrators turned Zimbabwe's capital into a carnival ground on Saturday in a peaceful outpouring of disdain for President Robert Mugabe and calls for him to quit immediately.

Palestinians vow to suspend talks if U.S. closes PLO mission

The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington.

Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger


It's a familiar scenario: A school official, hearing about a potential danger that's too close for comfort, locks down the building. A nearby bank may have been robbed. Officers might be serving a warrant in the neighborhood. There are…

Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worrying LGBT community

Flanked by a huge sign for Moore's Senate campaign, one supporter railed against the "LGBT mafia" and "homosexualist gay terrorism."


U.S. general says illegal nuclear launch order can be refused

The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command said Saturday an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal.


Missing: Four cats in the Detroit area. Reward: $100,000

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Cygnus and Arcturus are two Detroit-area cats with some very big claims to fame. Arcturus, a spotted Savannah who measures 19.05 inches high, in the fall won the Guinness World Record for tallest domestic cat. At the same time, his…

Trump faced public and private pressure to halt elephant hunting trophy imports

A combination of public and private pressure prompted President Donald Trump to overturn his administration's recent move to allow elephants shot for sport in Zimbabwe and Zambia to be imported back to the United States as trophies,…


Running turkeys and a dog in an ugly Christmas sweater participate in this year’s Pumpkin Pie 5K and 10K

The Pavilion at City Park was a mix of turkey heads, dogs in ugly Christmas sweaters and exhausted runners chowing down on pieces of pie Saturday as more than 4,000 runners, joggers and walkers participated in the annual Pumpkin Pie 5K and…

Saturday, Nov 18

Bicyclists seriously injured after crash with car at Colfax Avenue and Lincoln Street

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A bicyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a vehicle at Colfax Avenue and Lincoln Street Saturday afternoon. The Denver Police Department tweeted about the accident at 2:43 p.m. The department warned drivers to expect traffic delays.

“Partridge Family” star David Cassidy hospitalized

"Partridge Family" star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in Florida.

Why sexual harassment training doesn’t stop harassment

From Hollywood to the halls of Congress, suddenly no American workplace seems safe. And the topic of harassment training has taken center stage.

This adorable baby beluga in Alaska slurps, head-butts and clicks at its rescuers

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His rescue represents a collaborative, creative and extreme effort - by experts in Alaska and others who traveled thousands of miles to contribute to his care - to help save a species: The endangered Cook Inlet Beluga.

Friday, Nov 17

Ed McMahon was the face of a failed attempt at fraud in Aspen

An Aspen jewelry store owner denied a telephone customer's request to a buy a gold chain earlier this month after he faxed her a copy of his alleged driver's license with a picture of the late Ed McMahon on it,

Green RiNo: New project at 28th and Blake to include 20,000-square-foot garden

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Industrial buildings, hip bars and restaurants and street art are some of the first things that come to mind when thinking about Denver's River North Art District. Come next summer, the trendy urban neighborhood will get a dose of greenery…

Gabe Landeskog’s hat trick lifts Avalanche to victory over Capitals

Things are different. There's a different vibe at Pepsi Center. The Avalanche plays an entertaining brand of hockey at home, and the Nathan MacKinnon-centered line with wingers Gabe Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen are a treat to watch.

Pentagon says it accidentally retweeted a call for Trump to resign

Oops! The Pentagon says it accidentally retweeted a tweet that urged President Donald Trump to resign.

Thursday, Nov 16

Radio anchor says U.S. Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed her amid USO tour

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A Los Angeles radio host says Democratic Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed her during a 2006 USO tour. The host says Franken posed for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept.

Fox News’ Hannity decides not to pass judgment on Roy Moore

Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity ultimately said Wednesday he couldn't be the judge of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

Two more women accuse Roy Moore of pursuing them

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Gena Richardson says she was a high school senior working in the men's department of Sears at the Gadsden Mall when a man approached her and introduced himself as Roy Moore.

Former Westminster High School teacher sentenced to seven years for sex assault of student

A former Westminster High School teacher has been sentenced to seven years in prison for sex assault of a child.

Wednesday, Nov 15

Fox News’ Shepard Smith debunks his network’s Hillary Clinton “uranium scandal” story, infuriates viewers

"Trump's 'Uranium One' accusations are inaccurate in a number of ways," Smith said. "Get Shepard Smith off of Fox," tweeted one angry critic.

Disney stole “Pirates of the Caribbean” screenplay, Colorado writers claim in lawsuit

Colorado screenwriters sue Walt Disney company claiming theft of 1999 screenplay for "Pirates of the Caribbean."

In search of federal judges, Trump taps mostly white men

President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America's federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary that more closely reflects the nation's diversity.

California wineries assess wildfires’ long-term effects

A month after deadly wildfires swept through California's famed wine country, hot-air balloons are floating again over Napa Valley vineyards splashed with fall colors. On the heels of the disaster, a new winery is opening, keeping the name…