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Placido Domingo feted at Met Opera for his 50th anniversary

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New York, Nov 25 (AP) - Placido Domingo's eyes watered and his voice quavered. After portraying dozens of characters over a half-century on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House, he got emotional being himself.
"For us, the opera singers, it is just like Frank Sinatra said: New York, New York, if you made it, you made it everywhere," the 77-year-old singer from Spain said Friday night when he was honored on stage for the 50th anniversary of his Met debut.
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Macron condemns violence at French protests

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Paris, Nov 25 (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned violence by protesters at demonstra-tions against rising fuel taxes and his government.
Macron said in a strongly worded tweet: "Shame on those who attacked (police). Shame on those who were violent against other citizens ... No...
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Protesters march after death of man who wasn't mall shooter

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Hoover, Nov 25 (AP) - Protesters on Saturday marched through an Alabama shopping mall where police killed a black man they later acknowledged was not the triggerman in a Thanksgiving night shooting that wounded two people.
An officer shot and killed 21-year-old Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford, Jr. of...
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Taiwanese reject legalizing same-sex unions in referendum

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Taiwan, Nov 25 (AP) - Voters in Taiwan passed a referendum asking that marriage be restricted to one man and one woman, a setback to LGBT couples hoping their island will be the first place in Asia to let same-sex couples share child custody and insurance benefits.
The vote on Saturday, organized...
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Man arrested in Indiana Thanksgiving shooting that killed

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Fort Wayne, Nov 24 (AP) - Three people were shot to death and another two were critically injured in a possi-ble Thanksgiving home invasion, and a suspect has been arrested, police in northeastern Indiana said Friday.
Fort Wayne police said Kameron J. Joyner, 22, was arrested during a traffic...
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