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Passengers In Russia's Arctic Give Airliner A Push (with Video)
Associated Press
MOSCOW, Nov 26: In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help it move to the runway.

Russian prosecutors say a Tu-134 due to fly from the Artic town of Ingarka on Tuesday to Krasnoyarsk 800 miles (nearly 1,300 kilometers) to the south got stuck when its chassis brakes got frozen. It was -52 C (-61 F) outside and the passengers, most of whom are likely to be oil workers, seemed desperate to get home.
Hong Kong Police Arrest 116 At Protest Site
Myrepublica
HONG KONG, Nov 26: Hong Kong authorities cleared street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in the volatile Mong Kok district for a second day Wednesday after a night of clashes in which police arrested 116 people.

People wearing red baseball caps and T-shirts that said "I (heart) HK" helped dismantle a first row of barricades made up mostly of wooden pallets after bailiffs issued a warning to the crowd that they would start enforcing the court-ordered clearance.
Prosecutor Faces New Criticism Over Ferguson Case
Associated Press
FERGUSON, Missouri, Nov 26: The prosecutor criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn´t match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old.

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch — whose impartiality has been questioned since soon after Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 — has come under renewed scrutiny since he appeared before television cameras to announce that the grand jury would not indict Wilson. A defensive McCulloch repeatedly cited what he said were inconsistencies and erroneous witness accounts. He never mentioned that Brown was unarmed.
Putin's Tiger Kills 15 Goats In Northeast China
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Putin Says He Won't Be Russia's President For Life
Associated Press
MOSCOW, Nov 26: Vladimir Putin has said he won´t remain Russia´s president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency released Sunday.

Staying in office beyond that would be "detrimental for the country and I don´t need this," he told the Tass news agency.
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