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Nov 29

Former CBS CEO Les Moonves may lose his $120 million payout after bombshell report

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When Les Moonves stepped down as CEO of CBS in September amid allegations of sexual harassment and assault, he was still eyeing a $120 million payout. Now he may stand to lose it, experts say. That that money was put into a trust by the company for his …

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Nov 29

Milk futures higher, cash dairy mixed

Class III milk futures at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange closed higher Thursday as traders buy back oversold positions. November closed down two cents at $14.47.  December up eight cents at $14.14.  January 12 cents higher at $14.43.  February up three cents at $14.71.  March through next October contracts closed two to six cents higher. Blocks …

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Nov 29

Columbia University professor’s office vandalized with swastikas, anti-Semitic words

WABC-TV(NEW YORK) — A Columbia University professor’s office was painted with swastikas and anti-Semitic words, according to school officials. The professor, Elizabeth Midlarsky, told the Columbia Spectator that she was “in shock” when she walked into her office on Wednesday. “I stopped for a moment, because I couldn’t believe what I was seeing,” she said. …

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Nov 29

Mall shooting suspect apprehended days after police shoot and kill wrong man: Officials

Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images(HOOVER, Ala.) — A 20-year-old man has been apprehended in connection with a Thanksgiving shooting incident that turned deadly at a shopping mall in Hoover, Alabama. The initial shooting, which injured two people, set off a chain reaction in which a police officer shot and killed a man whose family claims …

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Nov 29

FBI pleads for help after 13-year-old Hania Aguilar’s body found: ‘We have to find out how she died and who did this to her’

FBI Charlotte(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — The body of abducted 13-year-old Hania Aguilar was believed to be recovered this week in North Carolina but the search for answers is far from over. “We have to find out how she died and who did this to her,” Andy de la Rocha of the FBI said in a statement …

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Nov 29

DOJ distributes another $695 million to Madoff fraud victims

Mario Tama/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Department of Justice distributed an additional $695 million to investors who lost money in the largest known Ponzi scheme in U.S. history, orchestrated by Bernard Madoff, the agency announced Thursday. This is the third installment, bringing the total amount distributed to almost $2 billion, according to the Justice Department. …

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Nov 29

US warships again transit Taiwan Strait over Chinese objections

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Two U.S. Navy ships transited through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, the third time this year that U.S. Navy ships have sailed through the body of water separating China from Taiwan, once again drawing criticism from China. U.S. Navy transits through the Strait that divides China and Taiwan have been rare …

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Nov 29

Rohingya refugees say they would choose death over repatriation to Myanmar

ABCNews.com(LONDON) — Two weeks ago the governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar deemed it safe to start repatriating Rohingya refugees to their home country. More than 2,000 refugees were put on a list, without their knowledge, processed and then were told that the conditions were right to send them back. Having escaped brutal torture and persecution …

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Nov 29

Alabama mall shooting suspect apprehended: Sources

Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images(HOOVER, Ala.) — A 20-year-old man has been apprehended in connection to a Thanksgiving shooting at a mall in Hoover, Alabama, that left a 21-year-old dead, law enforcement sources told ABC News. Suspect Erron Brown, 20, was taken into custody Thursday morning in South Fulton, Georgia, after he allegedly fled Alabama …

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Nov 29

Brother accused of setting fire to New Jersey mansion now faces murder charges

ABCNews.com(OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J.) — A financial dispute motivated a New Jersey man to kill his brother, sister-in-law and young niece and nephew and set their mansion ablaze before going to his home in a nearby community and torching the residence in an elaborate “ruse” to cover up his crimes, a prosecutor Thursday. The details of …

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