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WalMart says Thanksgiving Day deals are 'absolutely appropriate'

WalMart makes no apologies for kicking off the holiday shopping season during dinner on Thanksgiving.

Russia plans long-range bomber flights in Gulf of Mexico

Russia plans to send long-range bombers to patrol the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, the nation's defense minister said, in what may be Moscow's latest provocative maneuver.

U.S. sailors attacked in Turkey, have bags placed over heads

 Three U.S. Navy sailors were assaulted and had bags placed over their heads during a stop in Istanbul, Turkey, according to U.S. military officials.

Finalists announced for “American Country Countdown Awards”

Nashville, TN (November 11, 2014) – The AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS, based on country music’s longest-running radio countdown show, “American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks,” which has recognized the best in cou

US proposes fiscal Ebola relief

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Ebola-stricken Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone might get $100 million in debt relief if the US gets its way.

Thieves sell stolen gas back to gas stations in ‘pump and dump’ scheme

A man in a white shirt was pumping gas into an ordinary-looking white van. But he was no ordinary customer.

Pregnant panhandler spotted driving away in Mercedes Benz

A woman in San Diego says she saw a pregnant woman begging for money later drive off in a Mercedes Benz, and she's got photos of the woman in action. So what gives?

YouTube to launch premium music streaming service

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Millions of people already listen to music on YouTube, but soon they'll be able to hear their favorite tunes without any annoying ads.

Hotel, breast cancer 'thrivers' go for breakfast in bed world record

 (CNN) -- They had breakfast in bed for charity.

Paraplegic veteran surprises bride with wheelchair-free dance

 Fishers, IN (WXIN) -- Sgt. Joe Johnson, who served in Afghanistan, pulled off a wedding surprise his wife Michelle will never forget. He joined her for their first dance without a wheelchair!