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Indonesia volcano forces mass evacuation, shuts Bali airport

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07
BY FIRDIA LISNAWATI and STEPHEN WRIGHT The Associated Press

KARANGASEM, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities ordered a mass evacuation of people Monday from an expanded danger zone around an erupting volcano on Bali that has forced the island's international airport to close, stranding tens of thousands of travelers.

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Prince Harry, actress Meghan Markle to wed

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07
GREGORY KATZ and SYLVIA HUI The Associated Press

LONDON

Prince Harry, fifth in line for the British throne, will marry American actress Meghan Markle in the spring, palace officials announced Monday, confirming months of rumors.

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Meredith buying Time Inc.

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07
The Associated Press

NEW YORK

Meredith Corp. announced Sunday that it is buying Time Inc. for about $1.8 billion, a deal CEO Stephen Lacy called “a transformative and financially compelling growth opportunity” that joins two giant magazine companies.

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Sen. Franken back to work amid sexual misconduct allegations

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07
BY ANNE FLAHERTY The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said he doesn’t remember whether he touched women inappropriately while having his picture taken with them at campaign events.

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Dictionary.com chooses ‘complicit’ as its word of the year

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07
BY LEANNE ITALIE The Associated Press

NEW YORK

Russian election influence, the ever-widening sexual harassment scandal, mass shootings and the opioid epidemic helped elevate the word “complicit” as Dictionary.com’s word of the year for 2017.

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Goldie Singer

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

BRUNSWICK — Goldie Singer died in Brunswick on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at the age of 101. Services will be held at Fortin Funeral Group Funeral Home, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 10:30 a.m. Full obituary to follow.

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Conyers gives up Judiciary post amid sex harassment probe

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07
BY HOPE YEN The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Even while fiercely denying allegations of sexual harassment, Michigan Rep. John Conyers is giving up his leadership position as top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, acknowledging a congressional probe into his possible misconduct had become an unwelcome distraction.

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Joline M.F. Lachance

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

TOPSHAM — Joline M.F. Lachance, 80, of Granite Hill Drive, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017, of natural causes in her home.

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Anne M. Pelletier

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

BRUNSWICK — Anne Marie Pelletier, 91, died Tuesday, November 21, 2017 surrounded by her family and loved ones.

She was born in Brunswick, July 12, 1926 the daughter of Simeon N. and Marie Anna Cloutier Bernier. She attended St. John’s School and graduated from Brunswick High School, Class of 1945.

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Contestant from South Africa captures Miss Universe crown

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07
BY REGINA GARCIA CANO The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who represented South Africa, won the Miss Universe crown on Sunday.

The 22-year-old, who wants to use her reign to champion HIV/AIDS and self-defense causes, was crowned at The AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Police: Maine woman killed in I-93 crash in Massachusetts

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a crash on Interstate 93 has left a Maine woman dead.

Troopers responded to a report of a crash on the northbound side of the highway around 5:10 p.m. Saturday in Woburn. A vehicle driven by 48-year-old Deborah Burpee, of Kennebunk, Maine, had hit another vehicle from behind.

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NYC man going on trial for fatal shooting in Bangor, Maine

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

BANGOR (AP) — The second of two New York men charged in a shooting that left one person dead and another wounded in Bangor, Maine, is facing trial.

Jury selection was scheduled for Monday for the murder trial of Robert Hansley.

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Man suffered injuries to both arms in hunting accident

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

OXFORD (AP) — Authorities say at least one person has been injured in a hunting related shooting in Oxford.

WMTW-TV reports that a man in his thirties suffered serious injuries to both of his arms around 2 p.m. Saturday and was airlifted to a hospital. His name and condition were not immediately available.

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Police: Maine driver arrested in fatal head-on crash

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

ALTON (AP) — Maine police have arrested a man in a fatal head-on crash in Alton.

Twenty-five-year-old Tyler Creighton of Medford, Maine, has been charged with aggravated driving to endanger and violating conditions of release.

Police say the other driver, 63-year-old Robin Gardner of Lagrange, Maine, was killed in the crash on Friday morning.

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Maine insulated from gerrymandering, wasted votes

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

BANGOR (AP) — While other states struggle with gerrymandering, Maine remains largely unaffected.

The Bangor Daily News reports that redistricting in Maine has resulted in few changes to the state’s congressional and legislative districts. Maine only has two congressional districts and the state Legislature is divided closely.

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2 hurt when woman tries to smoke while using oxygen tank

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

WATERVILLE (AP) — Officials in Maine say a woman’s oxygen mask caught fire while she was attempting to light a cigarette.

WLBZ-TV reports Waterville Fire and Rescue responded to the incident on Thanksgiving at about 2 p.m. The fire department says a man who was also in the home burned his hand while trying to put the fire out.

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Woman files lawsuit against Victoria’s Secret over firing

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

BANGOR (AP) — A Maine woman has filed a lawsuit against Victoria’s Secret claiming she was unjustly fired due to her weight and her age.

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Stores hoping people keep shopping offer Cyber Monday deals

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07
BY JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer

NEW YORK

After offering online deals for days, retailers are rolling out even more promotions for Cyber Monday, hoping to keep people buying stuff on their smartphones or computers.

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Suit seeks to stop Trump from naming acting director of CFPB

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government official President Donald Trump wants to pass over as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with his own budget chief is asking a federal court to block the president’s appointment.

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Man killed in head-on crash

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:07

FAIRFIELD (AP) — Police in Maine continue to investigate a head-on crash that killed a man over the weekend.

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