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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017

On Nov. 23, 1940, Romania signed the Tripartite Pact, joining the Axis powers of Germany, Italy and Japan in World War II.
On This Day: Romania joins Axis powers in WWII

On This Day: Romania joins Axis powers in WWII

On Nov. 23, 1940, Romania signed the Tripartite Pact, joining the Axis powers of Germany, Italy and Japan in World War II.
Famous birthdays for Nov. 23, Miley Cyrus, Robin Roberts

Famous birthdays for Nov. 23, Miley Cyrus, Robin Roberts

Singer Miley Cyrus turns 25 and television personality Robin Roberts turns 57, among the famous birthdays for Nov. 23.
Record-breaking heat wave hits western U.S. for Thanksgiving

Record-breaking heat wave hits western U.S. for Thanksgiving

Southern California and other western parts of the United States will experience a record-breaking heat wave for Thanksgiving.
Tyrod Taylor back at QB for Buffalo Bills

Tyrod Taylor back at QB for Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott could have stubbornly stuck to his guns and trotted out overwhelmed rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman.
Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder storm past Golden State Warriors

Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder storm past Golden State Warriors

Russell Westbrook insisted that there was no extra juice to Wednesday night's game between his Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant's Golden State Warriors.
LeBron James, after stitches, fuels Cleveland Cavaliers' win over Brooklyn Nets

LeBron James, after stitches, fuels Cleveland Cavaliers' win over Brooklyn Nets

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James received a kick in the rear from his coach and a head butt from an opponent. Then, he delivered a gut punch.
Fantasy Football: Greg Olsen set to return as Carolina Panthers visit New York Jets

Fantasy Football: Greg Olsen set to return as Carolina Panthers visit New York Jets

Cam Newton has plenty for which to be thankful this week.
Mike Zimmer says what he likes about Minnesota Vikings QB Case Keenum

Mike Zimmer says what he likes about Minnesota Vikings QB Case Keenum

Mike Zimmer did more than confirm the obvious by saying Case Keenum will continue on as starting quarterback.
Vermont burglar destroyed 300 gallons of maple syrup with ax

Vermont burglar destroyed 300 gallons of maple syrup with ax

Vermont State Police are looking for a suspect who burglarized a maple syrup factory and destroyed several barrels with an ax.
Baltimore officer killed day before scheduled testimony in cop corruption case

Baltimore officer killed day before scheduled testimony in cop corruption case

A Baltimore police officer who was fatally shot last week was scheduled to testify in front of a federal grand jury against fellow officers the next day.
Seattle judge strikes down 'wealth tax' on people earning more than $250K

Seattle judge strikes down 'wealth tax' on people earning more than $250K

A Seattle judge ruled Wednesday that a "wealth tax" on the city's upper income earners was illegal.
Papua New Guinea police enter Manus island detention center

Papua New Guinea police enter Manus island detention center

Papua New Guinea police entered the former Australian-run detention center, Manus Island, in an attempt to remove asylum seekers who remain at the site.
More than 300 Chicago gov't employees get lay off notice just before Thanksgiving

More than 300 Chicago gov't employees get lay off notice just before Thanksgiving

More than 300 government employees in Chicago learned they would lose their jobs just two days before Thanksgiving, due to budget cuts.
Exercise can give seniors more energy

Exercise can give seniors more energy

Exercise can give you more energy, help prevent chronic illnesses and keep you independent longer, according to the U.S. National Institute on Aging.
The booze you choose can sway your mood

The booze you choose can sway your mood

The booze you choose can frequently steer your mood, according to a new global survey.
Medicaid tied to better addiction treatment in pregnancy

Medicaid tied to better addiction treatment in pregnancy

Addicted moms-to-be are more likely to receive recommended therapy if they live in states where anti-addiction medications are covered by Medicaid.
Putin holds summit with Turkey, Iran to discuss Syria peace deal

Putin holds summit with Turkey, Iran to discuss Syria peace deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in talks with leaders of Turkey and Iran to end the civil war in Syria that has been raging since 2011.
Facebook to show users which Russian propaganda pages they followed

Facebook to show users which Russian propaganda pages they followed

Facebook announced Wednesday it will introduce a new tool to show users any pages they've followed that are linked to Russian propaganda.
Family of slain Maltese journalist file suit against police

Family of slain Maltese journalist file suit against police

The family of a Maltese journalist who was killed by a car bomb have sued police to remove an officer who is married to a government official from the investigation.