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at 07:33 on November 28, 2014, EST.

In bid to placate immigration critics, Cameron says Britain will curb benefits for EU migrants

LONDON - Migrants from Europe will have to leave Britain if they don't get a job within six months, and must work for four years before receiving some benefits, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday, in a carefully balanced speech designed to defuse domestic criticism of his immigration policies while averting a showdown with the European Union.

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at 06:45 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Austin police say suspect dead in downtown gunfire that targeted buildings

AUSTIN, Texas - Austin police say a gunman suspected of opening fire on several downtown buildings and police headquarters has died after being shot.

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at 06:19 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Japanese newspaper apologizes for using 'sex slaves' to describe World War II 'comfort women'

TOKYO - Japan's biggest newspaper apologized in print Friday for using the term "sex slaves" in its English-language edition to describe Asian women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.

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at 02:22 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Volcano in southern Japan blasting magma in first eruption in 22 years, disrupting flights

TOKYO - A volcano in southern Japan blasted out chunks of magma Friday in the first such eruption in 22 years, causing flight cancellations and prompting warnings to stay away from its crater.

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at 22:32 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Ferguson gives thanks for community, dressing up plywood on windows and saying a prayer

FERGUSON, Mo. - Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church services — a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.

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at 21:48 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Oregon town in search of new police dog after first was dismissed for poor performance

CANNON BEACH, Ore. - A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes.

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