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'Another record year' for Black Friday sales anticipated

'Another record year' for Black Friday sales anticipated

Some stores even opened on Thanksgiving Day to get a head start on the season. The rush of traffic of hardcore shoppers rising in pre-dawn darkness to stand in line for a 3 a.m. The day after Thanksgiving is traditionally when retailers offer "doorbuster" deals attracting frenzied bargain hunters. With the Friday after Thanksgiving being one of the busiest shopping days of the year, "Black Friday" has become nearly a holiday in itself.


Australian ambulance crew makes wish come true

Australian ambulance crew makes wish come true

Paramedics Graeme Cooper and Danielle Kellan were taking a patient to the palliative care unit at the local hospital when she requested them to see the ocean one last time. The ambulance crew made a decision to fulfill her wish, taking a diversion to Hervey Bay, where they took the stretcher as close as they dared to the water's edge.


Bomb attack targets mosque in Egypt

Bomb attack targets mosque in Egypt

Friday's attack took place roughly 30 miles west of the provincial capital of El-Arish during weekly prayers, police officials said. Terrorists stormed a packed mosque in the Bir al-Abd region of north Sinai, Egypt, as worshippers were carrying out there afternoon prayers.


Second yellow weather warning of ice for Northern Ireland

Second yellow weather warning of ice for Northern Ireland

According to the latest Met Office forecast for the East Midlands, it will start to turn "noticeably colder" from tomorrow and "showers may be wintry across the hills of Derbyshire". It is looking like a cold one tonight. The chief forecaster's assessment of the warning, which also covers large parts of the United Kingdom, said: "Showers across northern and western Scotland are expected to bring further snowfall with 1-2 cm possible to low levels, and 2-5 cm above around 200 m".


Eight Men Found in Japan Claim to Be North Korean Fishermen

Eight Men Found in Japan Claim to Be North Korean Fishermen

Chairman of the National Public Safety Commission Hachiro Okonogo said they drifted to the northeast of Japan "after their ship experienced troubles". The waters between Japan and the Korean Peninsula are a rich fishing ground and dozens of North Korean fishing vessels wash up in the Sea of Japan every year.


Sara Duterte to pursue localized talks with Reds

Sara Duterte to pursue localized talks with Reds

The President, he said, is now anxious to death by his own fear "that anti-Duterte officers within his own army and police are inclined to act in the name of the people and unite with the broad opposition and mass movement" to topple his administration "in the same manner that the Marcos and Estrada regimes were ended".