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7 things Americans can be grateful for on Thanksgiving

In this April 6, 2016, file photo, fans stand behind a large sign for equal pay for the women's soccer team during an international friendly soccer match between the United States and Colombia at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn.

It’s been a tough year in some regards for the United States, from a divisive election campaign to the Orlando mass shooting. But there have also been numerous points of progress. 1. The number of families in poverty decreased In 2015, the poverty rate for US families was 10.4 percent, ...

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Corona Founder Leaves Spanish Village $210M In Inheritance

Fernández’s charitable deeds have been acknowledged by the former King of Spain, Juan Carlos, who honored the philanthropist for his contribution to his motherland.

Residents of Cerezales del Condado, a tiny village in the northwestern Spanish province of Leon were in for a life-changing surprise when the founder of Corona beer left each of them with almost $2.5 million each in his will. Antonino Fernández, former Chairman of the Grupo Modelo group in Mexico, ...

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Hidden Graves Containing 32 Bodies Found In Mexico

Dozens of bodies were found in unmarked graves in Mexico. Photo: Getty Images

At least 17 hidden graves were uncovered in Guerrero state, an isolated mountainous area in Mexico, CNN reported Friday. The location is infamous for drug-related violence. Officials are still searching the area to see if they can expose more clandestine graves. Authorities uncovered 32 bodies, 31 men and 1 woman, and nine ...

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Trump Wins Michigan With 10,704 Votes

President-elect Donald Trump, pictured Nov. 8, 2016, won Michigan with more than 10,000 voters. It one of the tightest races in the state’s history. Photo: Getty Images

It’s been more than two weeks since the 2016 presidential election, but the final results from Michigan are in: Donald Trump won by 10,704 votes. It’s the first time a Republican candidate won the state since George H. W. Bush in 1988. While former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton won the popular vote ...

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Hurricane Otto heads toward Central America, kills 3

Workers cut a tree that killed a boy when it fell during heavy weather caused by Tropical Storm Otto in Panama City on November 22, 2016 (AFP Photo/Rodrigo Arangua)

Panama City (AFP) – Tropical Storm Otto strengthened into a hurricane Tuesday in the Caribbean as it lurched toward Central America, causing three deaths in Panama and prompting coastal evacuations in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Otto became the seventh hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic season as it moved westward packing ...

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No special favors for Britain, EU lawmakers tell Brexit chief

Britain's Secretary of State for Departing the EU David Davis (R) stands across from Guy Verhofstadt (L), member of the European Parliament (MEP) delegated to negotiate on the UK deal during a meeting in Strasbourg, France, November 22, 2016. Alde Group 2016/Handout via REUTERS

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – European Parliament leaders told London’s Brexit negotiator on Tuesday that Britain should expect to be shut out of cooperation in areas it values once it leaves the European Union. David Davis met Guy Verhofstadt, the EU legislature’s lead Brexit negotiator, and Manfred Weber, a conservative ally of ...

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