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Police: No one ‘in danger’ in Florida high school lockdown

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Police say no one is danger at a Florida high school and a “code red” alert has been lifted after a lockdown prompted by a report of a possible intruder.
Leaders of Russia, Ukraine to meet to discuss conflict

Leaders of Russia, Ukraine to meet to discuss conflict

PARIS — The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet in Paris on Dec. 9 to try to seek a settlement for the five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine that has killed 13,000 people.
Kanye West wants to build amphitheatre on his Wyoming ranch

Kanye West wants to build amphitheatre on his Wyoming ranch

CODY, Wyo. — Officials in Wyoming have received a building permit application from Kanye West for a proposed amphitheatre on property owned by the rapper.
N. Scott Momaday remembers 1969 Pulitzer, promises memoir

N. Scott Momaday remembers 1969 Pulitzer, promises memoir

SANTA FE, N.M. — Kiowa writer N. Scott Momaday, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his groundbreaking novel “House Made of Dawn,” said he’s not done writing and vows to finish his long-anticipated memoir.
Swift questions AMAs performance over fight with music group

Swift questions AMAs performance over fight with music group

LOS ANGELES — Taylor Swift said Thursday that she may not perform at the American Music Awards and may have to put other projects including a forthcoming Netflix documentary on hold because the men who own her old recordings won’t allow her to play h

Ousted ambassador felt ‘big threat;’ Trump assails her anew

WASHINGTON — Former U.S.
US retail sales rose a modest 0.3% in October

US retail sales rose a modest 0.3% in October

WASHINGTON — Americans stepped up their shopping last month, spending more online and buying more cars, evidence that consumers can still drive the economy’s growth.
Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

LOS ANGELES — Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a larger company tendency to underpay black wome
Pierce Brosnan’s sons named Golden Globe Awards ambassadors

Pierce Brosnan’s sons named Golden Globe Awards ambassadors

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Pierce Brosnan’s sons have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony.
At NATO summit, Trump to stress US allies’ defence spending

At NATO summit, Trump to stress US allies’ defence spending

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will try to convince U.S. allies that they should increase defence spending when he attends a meeting of NATO leaders next month in London, the White House said Friday.