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Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of case

Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of case

November 25th, 2014 6:51 pm by Associated Press

Attorneys for Michael Brown's family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed calls for peace following a night of violent protests.

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New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

November 25th, 2014 6:30 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

The idea is that people may pass on that bacon double cheeseburger if they know it has hundreds of calories — and, in turn, restaurants may make their foods healthier to keep calorie counts down.

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Stocks dip as oil pushes energy sector lower

Stocks dip as oil pushes energy sector lower

November 25th, 2014 5:20 pm by Associated Press

Traders speculated that member nations of the oil-producing group OPEC would fail to agree on production cuts at an upcoming meeting in Vienna on Thursday.

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As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom

As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom

November 25th, 2014 1:00 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

OPEC is at a crossroads. The group, which produces 30 million barrels of oil per day, one-third of global liquid fuel demand, is facing the most pronounced decline in oil prices since the financial crisis hit in 2008.

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VW policy for Tenn. plant sets off labor scramble

VW policy for Tenn. plant sets off labor scramble

November 25th, 2014 12:28 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

To some, the policy may open the door to the union eventually representing all workers in contract negotiations. To others, it may undercut the union by giving an opposing group an official voice at the plant.

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Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

November 25th, 2014 8:20 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Turns out, shoppers will find more discounted items in stores that are open on Thanksgiving.

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Photos: Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard in streets

Photos: Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard in streets

November 25th, 2014 8:10 am by JIM SUHR and ANDALE GROSS, Associated Press

Protesters smashed windows out of police cars and buildings, several of which were later looted and set ablaze, and officers lobbed tear gas from inside armored vehicles to disperse crowds.

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Gift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my!

Gift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my!

November 25th, 2014 8:08 am by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options.

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Officer testified he went for gun after being punched twice

Officer testified he went for gun after being punched twice

November 25th, 2014 7:57 am by By Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS)

Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson said he fired his gun twice in the car. He began shooting again after Brown ran away, stopped, turned and began coming for Wilson, with his left hand clenched at his side and his right hand under his shirt.

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Toddler dies in Knoxville blaze

Toddler dies in Knoxville blaze

November 25th, 2014 7:51 am by Associated Press

Firefighters arrived at the home about 11:45 p.m. Monday to find flames had reached the roof and were coming out of the windows. An adult and two other children were also in the home.

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