Friday, 24 November 2017  
SAfrican court doubles Pistorius sentence


South Africa's Supreme Court has increased Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence to 13 years and five months after the state argued that his original sentence of six years was "shockingly lenient".

Trump pats self on back on Thanksgiving


President Donald Trump has thanked US troops for their service, assuring them "we're really winning" against America's foes as he celebrated Thanksgiving at his private club in Florida and provided lunch for Coast Guard men and women on duty for the holiday.

�People donate $A385,000 to homeless man
�Duterte ditches peace with Maoist rebels
�Texas trooper killed during traffic stop
ďż˝Court to decide on Pistorius’ sentence
�NKorea replaces border security guards
�North Koreans found on boat in Japan
�UN visits Mexico after journalist murders
�Syria opposition meet in Riyadh
Shoppers Get Head Start on Black Friday


Shoppers lined up in outside stores across the country on Thanksgiving Day, choosing not to wait for Black Friday to begin the holiday shopping season. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. (Nov. 24)

Video: Dealer hands drugs to line of customers ‘like McDonald's’


The five transactions in the video, shot on Michael Chandler's own cellphone, happen in daylight.

�Today in History for November 24th
�Texas State Trooper Shot Dead, Suspect Caught
�Texas trooper killed in traffic stop; suspect captured
�Texas trooper killed; shooter sought
�Two-year old receives kidney amid controversy
�Once-stabbed police K-9 tracks down distraught woman
�Sen. Al Franken says he 'crossed a line' but vows to regain trust of Minnesotans
Apple's Worthy iPhone 8 Models May Languish in X's Shadow


Reviews of Apple's new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have been laudatory. However, the reviewers can't seem to get their minds off the jewel of the Apple universe, the iPhone X. Both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are "awesome" and better than last year's models -- but iPhone shoppers who want to be part of the future will save their money and buy an iPhone X later in the year, suggested reviewer David Pierce.

�Is Packaged Entertainment Media Really on the Way Out?
�Linux: Come for the Kernel, Stay for the Popcorn
�Bodhi Linux With Moksha Is Truly Enlightening
�Next US Elections: Open Source vs. Commercial Software?

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