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Obama: Trio who thwarted train attack are 'best of America'

WASHINGTON - This time, they suited up. The three young Americans who thwarted a gunman on a Paris-bound passenger train last month got their moment in the Oval Office on Thursday - and they dressed for it.
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Bristol Palin says she's pregnant for second time

ANCHORAGE - Bristol Palin, who launched an abstinence campaign after giving birth as an unwed teenage mother, announced Thursday she is pregnant with her second child out-of-wedlock.
Emmitt Smith, rapper Flo Rida out of Miss USA; Macy's dumps Trump

NEW YORK - Rapper Flo Rida, the Macy's department store chain and football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith all had something in common on Wednesday: They're the latest to distance themselves from Donald Trump following his remarks about Mexican immigrants.
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Trump's pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs

NEW YORK - Fallout from Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was scrapping a project in development with the outspoken mogul, and Mexico announced it won't be sending a contestant to the Miss Universe contest, which Trump partly owns.Meanwhile, the backlash threatened to extend beyond Trump's media interests.
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Bereman lit up Juneau's arts scene

In describing performing artist Bethany Bereman's creative gifts, fellow artists frequently drew on images of fire and light."The gift she brought was this feeling of energy zooming off her, like lightning," said Theater in the Rough's Aaron Elmore. "She was not a pillar, she was more like a fire, a rocket, going and doing and adventuring and singing and living.""She had a ton of presence," said Perseverance Theatre's Art Rotch. "She was very beautiful on stage, a luminous performer.""She was a firecracker," said friend and fellow artist Maria Gladziszewski.
My turn: Hunting more economically efficient than stores, fast-food

I had a hard time understanding just what point Alexander Simon was trying to make in his recent My Turn ("Recent trial highlights differences between American, European views on wolves" in the Nov. 10 Empire) on the illegal killing of the black wolf. He stated there is no "natural" way for humans to interact with wolves, and then went on to say how the wolf befriended dogs and watched skiers go by. Is that "natural"? Does a wolf have friends?
Tea party can't buy 'Dancing' win for Bristol Palin

"Dancing with the Stars" is my favorite reality show on television. Thankfully, the rightful recipient won the 2010 fall season, and the tea party did not buy the competition like they bought the 2010 mid-term elections. Come on, the mirror ball trophy is hardly appropriate for someone who comments, "It would feel like a big middle finger to all the people out there that hate my mom and hate me." Save that kind of response for a win in Washington, D.C.
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