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Hundreds of frozen turkeys are unloaded on the campus of California State University, in Chico, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. The nonprofit World Central Kitchen is preparing them for a Thanksgiving meal for residents displaced by the Camp Fire in Northern California. The fire ignited Nov. 8 and devastated Paradise, Calif., and surrounding communities. (AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne)
November 22, 2018 - 4:11 am
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Hannah Crenshaw hosts a Thanksgiving dinner each year, cooking turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes — her favorite — for up to 15 guests at her home in Magalia. That's not an option this year. Her house burned down in the Nov. 8 wildfire that tore through the town of Paradise...
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A man pauses near a displayed Nissan car at a Nissan showroom in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. The arrest of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn could extinguish any remaining hopes for a merger with key shareholder Renault, which the Japanese company's CEO has publicly opposed.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 22, 2018 - 4:10 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's board of directors will meet Thursday to decide whether to dismiss its chairman Carlos Ghosn following his arrest on suspicion of underreporting his income. Earlier this week, alliance partner Renault voted to keep him as its chief executive but appointed Thierry Bollore, the...
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A computer screen shows the online impact on Dolce & Gabbana products displayed in Beijing, China, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Dolce & Gabbana goods have disappeared from Chinese e-commerce sites after insulting remarks about China it allegedly made in exchanges on Instagram sparked outrage. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 22, 2018 - 4:04 am
BEIJING (AP) — Dolce&Gabbana goods have disappeared from Chinese e-commerce sites as the fallout grows over remarks insulting China that appeared in the company's Instagram private messages but that it blamed on hackers. Searches for Dolce&Gabbana turned up no items Thursday on major online...
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November 22, 2018 - 4:02 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is to meet Austria's chancellor to build support for her Brexit plan ahead of a possible Sunday summit. May plans to meet Thursday with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, whose country holds the rotating European Union presidency. The U.K. and the...
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November 22, 2018 - 3:43 am
BEIJING (AP) — A car plowed into a crowd of children outside a primary school in northeastern China on Thursday, killing five people and injuring 18, a local government spokesman said. The driver was taken into custody after the crash around noon in the coastal city of Huludao in Liaoning province...
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A man pauses near a displayed Nissan car at a Nissan showroom in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. The arrest of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn could extinguish any remaining hopes for a merger with key shareholder Renault, which the Japanese company's CEO has publicly opposed.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 22, 2018 - 3:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations of financial violations against him (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Tokyo prosecutors have offered few details into their case against Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn. At a news conference...
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November 22, 2018 - 3:35 am
LONDON (AP) — British counterterrorism police have arrested a 48-year-old man in connection to the discovery of two apparent explosive devices found in northwest London. Police said the man was arrested Thursday morning in north London on suspicion of violating the Explosive Substances Act. Police...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during their meeting with officials in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
November 22, 2018 - 3:28 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A leading Russian polling agency says the electoral rating of President Vladimir Putin has dropped below 60 percent for the first time in five years. The survey by Levada Center published Thursday showed 56 percent of likely voters saying they would cast their ballots for Putin in...
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A woman walks out of an outlet of Dolce & Gabbana in Shanghai, China Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018. Dolce & Gabbana apologized Wednesday for insulting remarks about China it allegedly made in conversations on Instagram but denied that it was responsible, claiming its accounts had been hacked. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT
November 22, 2018 - 3:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Italian luxury fashion house Dolce&Gabbana apologized Wednesday for insulting remarks about China it allegedly made in exchanges on Instagram but claimed its accounts had been hacked. Chinese celebrities reacted angrily after screenshots of the conversations were posted on...
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November 22, 2018 - 3:09 am
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s weather organization says greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere climbed to a new record level last year, warning that "the window of opportunity" to act against climate change is nearly closed. The World Meteorological Organization says globally-averaged concentrations of...
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