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Landmarks worldwide pay tribute to victims of Egypt mosque attack

THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Landmarks and government buildings across the globe paid tribute Friday to the victims of an attack earlier in the day at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai peninsula that left 235 people dead and another 130 injured. In Israel, which borders the Sinai peninsula, Tel Aviv's city hall was lit up with the Egyptian flag. "A horrific attack in #Egypt. We send our condolences to our friends across the border and light the Municipality building in their honor," tweeted mayor Ron ...

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Indiana family hangs warm clothing on 'blessing fence' for neighbors in need

The Blessing Fence/Facebook(GOSHEN, Ind.) -- Donated coats, hats, scarves, mittens, and boots adorn the wrought iron fence in Lynda Salisbury’s front yard next to a sign that reads, “Take what you need, leave the rest, may you always feel warm, cozy, and blessed.”The free, warm clothing is part of the Goshen, Indiana woman's "blessing fence" to help neighbors in need.“The theme of it is anonymous giving for anonymous receivers. Everything is anonymous,” Salisbury told ABC News. “I don’t have a list of names or know ...

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Correctional officers taken hostage by 2 prisoners at Arkansas max security prison

iStock/Thinkstock(TUCKER, Ark.) -- Two correctional officers at a maximum security prison in Arkansas have been taken hostage by two prisoners, authorities said Friday.The incident took place in the housing area at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, Arkansas. Emergency response teams from the Department of Correction are on the scene and Arkansas State Police has been notified.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

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Free adoptions are offered at 90 shelters across US this Thanksgiving weekend

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It was a Black Friday frenzy of the furry -- and super cute -- kind in New York, Chicago and Atlanta.Before the doors had even opened, people were turning out in droves at animal shelters today, ready to meet and hopefully take home their newest family member."We have puppies, kittens, cats, dogs," North Shore Animal League America shelter director Ronald Martorelli said.As part of the Home for the Pawlidayz event, the charity arm of Zappos, the online shopping site, has partnered with ...

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Several arrested in Black Friday mall protest in Missouri: report

iStock/Thinkstock(ST. LOUIS) -- Seven people were arrested Friday at a Missouri mall after nearly 100 protesters disrupted Black Friday shopping, according to local media.Galleria Mall, located near St. Louis, was forced to close because of the protests, mall security told ABC News.Protesters entered the mall around 1:15 p.m. local time and help their fists up, chanting "No justice, no profit," an eyewitness told ABC News.They walked through the mall corridors and entered several stores, including a Dillard's. The protests lasted nearly two hours.Bruce Franks Jr., ...

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Christmas-decorated Cone Weed in North Carolina town raises more than $14,000 for charity

Huntersville Fire Department/Facebook(HUNTERSVILLE, N.C.) -- What started as a roadside weed growing out of a cone has blossomed into a community effort raising thousands for charity this Christmas.The Cone Weed has become a sensation in Huntersville, North Carolina, after someone anonymously decorated the weed for the holidays.The Huntersville Fire Department has been sending updates about the saga of the Cone Weed, which have gone viral on social media, as the holiday spirited plant continued to grow.“Two weeks ago it was suddenly decorated in the spirit ...

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Macy's reports 'issue' with credit card system in the middle of Black Friday

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- During the peak of Black Friday shopping madness, a glitch in Macy's credit card system caused registers at the retailer's stores to stop working.At the Macy's in downtown Chicago, one salesclerk had to enter credit card numbers manually. Most purchases, appeared to go smoothly, however, and lines at the registers did not appear to have more than five to six people queued."It is taking longer than usual to process some credit and gift cards in our stores, but we have added additional associates ...

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YTMT Logo Before there was Harvey Weinstein…

So why, now, are we seemingly going in reverse with respect to the treatment of women by nominally well-educated, well-refined men?

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Foot pain is a very common medical complaint, and it’s one that takes many forms and has multiple causes. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast podiatric medicine expert Dr. David Andreone answers your questions about foot pain — its causes and the steps that can be taken to give you relief.

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