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at 02:41 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Japan biggest paper apologies for use of '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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at 17:41 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Car with child inside stolen as woman pumps gas in New Orleans; 1-year-old found unharmed

NEW ORLEANS - As a 30-year-old woman pumped gas at a station in a New Orleans neighbourhood, a man jumped in the car and sped away with her 1-year-old daughter inside.

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at 17:40 on November 27, 2014, EST.

SD producers: Keystone XL pipeline not a cure-all for rail delays that have plagued farmers

PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota farmers are nearing the end of a record corn harvest this week, but they have serious concerns about grain prices, storage options and rail congestion heading into spring. And they're looking for more options than the Keystone XL pipeline to help.

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