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Thai Cinema Chain Pulls "Mockingjay"

Thai Cinema Chain Pulls "Mockingjay"

A cinema chain in Thailand's capital has canceled all screenings of the latest "The Hunger Games" movie after a student group planned a protest at a theater against the country's military coup.

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Town Rejects Winnie the Pooh Mascot of "Dubious Sexuality"

Town Rejects Winnie the Pooh Mascot of "Dubious Sexuality"

Officials in one Poland town have deemed Winnie the Pooh too scandalous to be a mascot for a community playground. While deciding on a mascot for its playground, members of the Tuszyn town council ruled...

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Christkindlmarket Opens Friday For 19th Holiday Season

Christkindlmarket Opens Friday For 19th Holiday Season

This year is the 19th annual Christkidlmarket in Chicago. Here's is what you can find there and when.

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Dramatic Photos: Ferguson on Edge Ahead of Grand Jury Decision

The nation awaits a grand jury decision on whether police officer Darren Wilson... See Full Gallery

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Jose Canseco Pranks Everyone with Finger Hoax

Jose Canseco Pranks Everyone with Finger Hoax

Turns out, Canseco will not be selling his appendage to the highest bidder—it was all just a prank.

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Blackhawks Place Sharp on LTIR, Recall Danault

Blackhawks Place Sharp on LTIR, Recall Danault

The Chicago Blackhawks made a salary cap-saving move on Friday, placing Patrick Sharp on long-term injured reserve and recalling Phillip Danault from the Rockford IceHogs.

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Newtown Shooter Was Preoccupied With Violence: Report

Newtown Shooter Was Preoccupied With Violence: Report

A report released on Friday on events that led up to the December 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting says there were early indications that the gunman was preoccupied with violence.

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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

The National Weather Service issued a freezing rain advisory beginning Friday night for the Chicago area ahead of a frigid night and possible ice accumulations of one-tenth to two-tenths of an inch.

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Four Hurt in Aerosol Incident at Loop Macy's

Four Hurt in Aerosol Incident at Loop Macy's

Four employees of the store, at 111 N. State St., were injured when an aersol can ruptured after getting too close to a heating element, a fire official said.

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CPD Credits Facebook for Helping Nab Suspect

CPD Credits Facebook for Helping Nab Suspect

Department switches from using social media account for announcements to soliciting for information on suspects.

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4 Injured in Aerosol Blast at Macy's in Loop

4 Injured in Aerosol Blast at Macy's in Loop

Four people were injured Friday morning in Chicago's Loop in a "cooking incident with propane," officials said.

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

The National Weather Service issued a freezing rain advisory beginning Friday night for the Chicago area ahead of a frigid night and possible ice accumulations of one-tenth to two-tenths of an inch.

CPD Credits Facebook for Helping Nab Suspect

CPD Credits Facebook for Helping Nab Suspect

Department switches from using social media account for announcements to soliciting for information on suspects.

CTA Adds Decorated Bus to Holiday Season

CTA Adds Decorated Bus to Holiday Season

The "holiday bus" will join the "holiday train" on a rotation of routes beginning December 2.

Diner Guard Shot in Armed Robbery, Manhunt Underway

Diner Guard Shot in Armed Robbery, Manhunt Underway

Man was shot in the buttocks at the 24-hour Kevin's Hamburger Heaven.

Obama to Trumpet Executive Immigration Order in Chicago Next Week

Obama to Trumpet Executive Immigration Order in Chicago Next Week

President Obama will visit Chicago on Tuesday to rally goodwill for his executive order on immigration.