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It's football and turkey on Thanksgiving for prep teams

A Narbonne football player showed up Thursday morning for practice wearing Harvard pajama bottoms. Hey, it was Thanksgiving. Most prep teams still alive in the football playoffs held brief practices and walk throughs on Thursday. For Narbonne players, it was a feast afterward. Each player brought...

Don Cherry laments: It’s ‘open season’ on Christians

The 81-year-old ex-NHL hockey player, coach, and commentator is a devout Anglican.

Judge mandates destruction of divorced couple’s frozen embryos

The ex-husband did not want the ex-wife to use children to get child support payments.

Judge was wrong to ax statutory rape ban over ‘age discrimination’: Ontario’s top court

'It speaks to the madness of today’s judges that they would throw out this protection as a kind of discrimination.'

Kobe Bryant's struggles cause some in NBA circles to say it's time he retires

The pump fakes began in earnest when Kobe Bryant got stuck with the ball against Denver this month. He had nowhere to go in the lane so he relied on an old trick to get himself out of a jam — and possibly a defender in the air. He pump-faked once. He pump-faked again. He might have done it a third...

Box office: 'Good Dinosaur' takes early lead over 'Creed,' 'Mockingjay'

Box-office newcomers are gearing up for a fight at the multiplex this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Up against Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2” are “Creed,” “The Good Dinosaur” and “Victor Frankenstein.” If analysts' estimates are any indication, the Jennifer Lawrence-led "Mockingjay"...

Girls' basketball: Oaks Christian's Katie Campbell makes impression in Palisades tournament

Katie Campbell of Oaks Christian made 10 three-pointers in a game last season, so the eight three-pointers she made on Wednesday night against Palisades was no surprise. It was her 31-point performance that powered the Lions past Palisades, 79-59, in a quarterfinal game of the Palisades tournament....

3 Republican candidates pardon a turkey. I love it!

A little bit of humour now and then is a good thing. Happy Thanksgiving.

A Thanksgiving Day Reflection

Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude for the food and community we share. But as many of us feast with loved ones today, our gratitude might also prompt reflection about the sources of our food and, more generally, the fragility of the environment. This seems especially appropriate, as Native American tribes are among those most […]

BREAKING: Europe’s top human rights court slaps down German ban on pro-life leafletting

The ruling is a 'moral victory' for pro-life activists, says the European Center for Law and Justice.

South Sudan food team finds risk of 'widespread catastrophe'

GENEVA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people surviving on water lilies and swamp fish after fleeing South Sudan's war may run out of food entirely when the dry season starts in January, food security experts said in a report seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Most Tanzanians rely on unsafe water despite government efforts: survey

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Only one in three people in Tanzania has access to piped water despite government efforts to improve water supplies with most of the population still relying on unsafe water that brings the risk of disease, according to a study on Thursday.

On High Alert Since Paris Attacks, French Gear Up for Climate Talks

Security analysts say that since France has been locked down under a state of emergency since the Nov. 13 attacks, absorbing the extra burden may be easier.

Arsenic and mercury found in river days after Brazil dam burst

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Illegal levels of arsenic and mercury polluted the Rio Doce river in the days after a dam burst at an iron ore mine in early November in Brazil's worst-ever environmental disaster, according to tests by a state water agency.

Germany says Paris climate deal must include solid review scheme

BERLIN (Reuters) - Next week's climate conference in Paris will only be a success if the final deal includes a solid review scheme that ensures pledges to reduce carbon emissions are really kept, a senior German government official said on Thursday.

Bishop Amat and St. John Bosco meet in a top Southland playoff game

A look at this week's top high school football playoff games: La Puente Bishop Amat (10-2) vs. Bellflower St. John Bosco (12-0) at Cerritos College, 7 p.m.: Bishop Amat scored 61 points last week in a Pac-5 Division quarterfinal win over Westlake Village Oaks Christian. Running back Torreahno Sweet...

What we learned from the Kings' 2-1 shootout loss to Tampa Bay

A few more takeaways after the Kings completed a five-game trip and earned a point on Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a well-paced, entertaining game. Lucic is keeping it real All teams need a truth-teller and left wing Milan Lucic, who had the Kings’ only goal against Tampa Bay, has...

Paris climate summit: Can a deal be reached at the UN’s meeting?

Almost 200 nations are expected to agree on a single deal to drastically cut carbon emissions. There's is political will, but more than one sticking point

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