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Updated at 7:11 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) " Israel's Supreme Court has cleared the way for the cremation of a transgender woman who committed suicide, rejecting an appeal by her religiously observant family for a traditional Jewish burial.

Updated at 7:04 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " A judge is expected to hear different interpretations of how the country's two biggest daily fantasy sports companies operate at a hearing Wednesday on whether the businesses should be allowed to continue operating in New York.

Updated at 6:59 AM

MOSCOW (AP) " The chief executive of the Russian state-controlled gas company says it is halting supplies to Ukraine.

Updated at 6:58 AM

DJERBA, Tunisia (AP) " When school lets out, the streets around the ancient synagogue on this Tunisian island fill with rambunctious boys wearing Jewish kippahs and girls in long skirts, shouting to each other in Hebrew, Arabic and French.

Updated at 6:46 AM

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) " Gay and transgender activists in Vietnam say a new law recognizing their rights will pave the way for gender reassignment surgery in the communist country and reduce discrimination.

Updated at 6:27 AM

CHICAGO (AP) " The latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):

Updated at 6:15 AM

ROME (AP) " Pope Francis has begun a pilgrimage to three African nations.

Updated at 6:02 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " An expanded version of America's annual Thanksgiving travel saga has begun with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.

Updated at 5:42 AM

SEATTLE (AP) " The strain of E. Coli linked to Costco chicken salad that has sickened 19 people in seven states is more likely to be life-threatening than a recent foodborne illness that led to the closure of some Chipotle restaurants in the...

Updated at 5:41 AM

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) " Under the Iraqi town of Sinjar, Islamic State group militants built a network of tunnels, complete with sleeping quarters, wired with electricity and fortified with sandbags. There, they had boxes of U.S.-made ammunition,...

Updated at 5:37 AM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " Forget about long lines and pushy shoppers ready to do battle for sweet Black Friday deals. In rural Alaska, residents are far removed from all the frenzy that goes with the nation's most intense shopping day of the year.

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