...other in a televised kill-or-be-killed death match - at the conclusion of 2013's "Catching Fire," ''Mockingjay" moves into a greater war, where Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), the reluctant participant plucked out of the mining region...

...warfare.Nesser said that there are many ways of tackling returnees, and one way "is to combine prosecution and preventive moves.""Right now, we do not know what actions really help," he said.___Casert reported from Brussels, and Jamey Keaten...
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Today in Sports History for Nov. 16

...the victory and his first Sprint Cup championship. Harvick passes two other title contenders on a series of restarts as he moves from 12th to first over the final 15 laps to take championship over Denny Hamlin, Ryan Newman and Joey Logano.2014 - Erica...
Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

BAGHDAD - As the deadly attacks in Paris made horrifically clear, the Islamic State group is determined to establish itself as the dominant jihadist movement capable of operating far beyond the limits of its self-declared "caliphate.
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Schools in jeopardy

...some instances entire districts, shutting down."Does such a move at any threshold create such a savings that it would be worth...choice at all, Redmond said."They shouldn't be forced to move away," she said. "That should be a family's choice. They...
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When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect

...Medicaid for up to seven years. While immigrants to the U.S. are not generally eligible for Medicaid, refugees invited to move to the U.S. are exempt. Each state determines which refugees meet the eligibility requirements. Those who don't qualify...
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Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...Syrians is around 50 percent. The others include denials and cases pending further investigation.Such assurances did little to move GOP lawmakers. McConnell pointed to a case in his home state of Kentucky where two Iraqis who had been granted refugee status...
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Diverse Paris mourns together after indiscriminate violence

...guns fell silent. He stood and found two of his sisters, along with friends and colleagues, in pools of blood."My first move was to look for my two sisters. So I found the first one, Halima Saadi. She died on the spot," he said. "And my second...
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Algae threatens Dungeness season

...she still tries to find fresh Dungeness crab."We're looking forward to having Dungeness crab for Christmas Eve. We could move on to something else. It wouldn't kill us, but we would be sad," she said.Scientists say the warm waters that fostered...
Empire Editorial: Closing schools will shut down communities

...intended, the effect cannot be denied.Closing schools in too many cases will result in closing down communities after families move away. If lawmakers do insist on pursuing this option, it should be after all other alternatives have been exhausted.


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