Kanye West performs for Texas jail inmates

HOUSTON - Kanye West has followed the Johnny Cash route and performed for inmates at a Houston jail.
In secret from the public, the star rapper-turned-gospel singer performed songs Friday from his new gospel album "Jesus is King.
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Without Don Cherry, Sportsnet exploring 'new formats' for 1st intermission show

Don't expect an immediate replacement for fired commentator Don Cherry on Coach's Corner, as Sportsnet told CBC News on Friday that it will explore "new formats" for the first intermission of Hockey Night in Canada.
Saturday night's first intermission will feature the 2019 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees, Sportsnet told CBC's Simon Dingley.
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Bolivian hospital says 5 killed, dozens injured in clashes

Bolivian security forces clashed with supporters of former president Evo Morales in a central town Friday, leaving at least five people dead, dozens more injured and escalating the challenge to the country's interim government to restore stability.
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Students killed in California high school shooting identified as alleged shooter dies

Authorities have identified the two students killed in a shooting by a fellow student at a Southern California high school.
The Los Angeles County coroner's office identified the victims on Friday as 14-year-old Dominic Blackwell and 15-year-old Gracie Muehlberger.
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U.S. diplomat says he overheard Trump call about investigations

U.S. State Department official David Holmes told impeachment investigators Friday that he overheard a conversation with President Donald Trump asking a diplomat about "investigations" in Ukraine, according those familiar with Holmes's closed-door deposition.
Trump was talking so loudly that Gordon Sondland — the U.S.
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Trump intervenes in military justice cases, grants pardons

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump has issued a full pardon for a former U.S. Army commando being charged with murder, undermining military justice proceedings.
A court-martial for Maj. Mathew Golsteyn had been scheduled for December at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, but was postponed until February.
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2 B.C. First Nations drop out of court challenge to Trans Mountain pipeline

Two First Nations in British Columbia's southern Interior that had been part of a court challenge against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion have reversed course and signed deals with the Crown corporation.
The Upper Nicola Band near Merritt and Stk'emlupsemc te Secwepemc near Kamloops dropped out of the Federal Court of Appeal litigation, leaving four B.C.
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Epstein jail guards had been offered plea deal: AP sources

WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors offered a plea deal to two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, but the officers have declined the offer, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
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Sportsnet exploring new formats for intermission after firing Don Cherry

TORONTO -- Don't expect an immediate replacement for fired commentator Don Cherry on "Coach's Corner."
In fact, it's possible that Sportsnet may eventually take the long-running "Hockey Night in Canada" segment in a different direction.
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Minneapolis officials discover 1,700 untested rape kits

Minneapolis officials say they have discovered the city has roughly 1,700 rape kits that have never been tested, with some dating back 30 years.
The number revealed Friday is nearly nine times more than the 194 untested kits the city disclosed it had in 2015.
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Highlights from Marie Yovanovitch's public testimony on Trump and Ukraine

Career diplomat Marie (Masha) Yovanovitch got to elaborate in public testimony Friday before the U.S. House intelligence committee about her removal as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, an event that clearly left her disappointed and puzzled.
Yovanovitch was removed from her post just over two months before a now-infamous July 25 call in which U.S.
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Last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster dies at age 90

LACONIA, N.H. -- The last remaining survivor of Hindenburg disaster has died. Werner Gustav Doehner was 90.
His son says a church service was held Friday for Doehner, who died on Nov. 8 at a hospital in Laconia, New Hampshire.
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