North, South Korea hold rare talks

In a photo released by the South Korean Unification Ministry, teams from North Korea (L) and South Korea (R) shake hands in a meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom on August 22, 2015North and South Korean officials sat down Thursday for rare talks aimed at paving the way for a sustainable high-level dialogue that has constantly eluded the two rivals.

Chicago calm a day after release of video of police shooting teenager

Protestors including Lamon Reccord, 16, confront police during a demonstration in response to the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald in ChicagoBy Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - The white Chicago policeman charged with murdering a black teenager he shot 16 times spent his first full day in custody on Wednesday in a jail hospital ward, but calm prevailed in the city despite fears of civil unrest over a video of the slaying. Five people were arrested late on Tuesday in mostly peaceful demonstrations following release of the graphic footage showing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being gunned down in the middle of a street on Oct. 20, 2014, as he was walking away from police who had confronted him. A new round of protests on Wednesday at Chicago's criminal courthouse and City Hall were sparsely attended, although members of the City Council's black caucus again demanded the resignation of Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy.

Price exits after 2 periods but Canadiens beat Rangers 5-1

Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty (67) scores against New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, in New York. The Canadiens won 5-1. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)NEW YORK (AP) — When star goalie Carey Price exited after two periods with a recurring injury, the Montreal Canadiens responded.

At funeral for slain Minneapolis man, vow to seek justice

Irma Burns, center, mother of Jamar Clark, is escorted from her son's casket during funeral services at Shiloh Temple International Ministries Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 in Minneapolis. A steady stream of mourners entered the north Minneapolis church on Wednesday to pay their respects to Clark, whose death in a confrontation with police sparked more than a week of protests. (Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a Minneapolis church on Wednesday for the funeral of a black man whose death in a confrontation with police has sparked days of ongoing protests, while charges were pending against four men suspected in a shooting that wounded several of the protesters.

Facts take a back seat in White House race

Republican Donald Trump's claim that Arab Americans cheered during the September 11, 2001 attacks is just the latest in a string of falsehoods from US presidential candidatesRepublican Donald Trump's claim that Arab Americans cheered during the September 11, 2001 attacks is just the latest in a string of falsehoods from US presidential candidates. Trump is not alone among the candidates in distorting the truth, according to fact-checkers. Democrats have stretched the truth as well -- Hillary Clinton by claiming that her handling of emails through a private server was "permitted" by the State Department.

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