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Ferguson protesters shut down malls, trains on Black Friday

FOX News - 4 hours 19 min ago
Protesters forced three large malls in St. Louis to close their doors on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as other protests were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown.
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Nordstrom shooting leaves 1 dead in Chicago

FOX News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:43pm
Chicago fire officials say one person has died and another has been injured after a shooting in Chicago's River North neighborhood.
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Ready, Aim, Fire, Then Relax in the Lounge

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:40pm
A new wave of luxurious gun clubs is popping up around urban centers, modeled after country clubs to appeal to people who did not grow up in gun-owning households.






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Though Strain and Damage Are Visible, Uneasy Truce Holds in Ferguson

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:40pm
The police eased traffic restrictions along a main thoroughfare, but the National Guard maintained a large presence in the city, as did the Missouri State Highway Patrol.






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Authorities say 2 shot near downtown Chicago

FOX News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:37pm
Chicago fire officials say one person has died and another has been injured after a shooting in Chicago's River North neighborhood.
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Falling oil isn't the end of the world!

CNBC - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:26pm
Falling oil prices aren't going to crush the economy, says Larry Kudlow. So let's let's stop with the doomsday talk!
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More Pastors Embrace Talk of Mental Ills

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 9:27pm
Matt Brogli, a Southern Baptist pastor in North Carolina, is among a growing number of Evangelical clergy members sending mentally troubled congregants to secular professionals.






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Ray Rice Wins Reinstatement to N.F.L. in Arbitration

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 9:09pm
A former federal judge sided with Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens running back who was penalized twice for knocking out his then-fiancée.
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When pigs fly? Not on this US Airways plane

FOX News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 9:06pm
This was a pig that truly could not fly.
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Budget Problems? Kentucky and Elsewhere Find Answer in Bottle

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:56pm
The alcohol industry is booming in many states, fueled by a growing taste for whiskey and craft beer, and changes to regulations and tax policies.
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Protesters United Against Ferguson Decision, but Challenged in Unity

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:49pm
Activists are divided by aim and by geography, with goals of justice for Michael Brown or an end to lethal police force against minorities.
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A Conundrum for Saudis: Women at Work

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:31pm
A group of academics is joining the Saudi government in a project to lower the hurdles keeping women from becoming employed.
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US Airways says pig not allowed to fly after becoming disruptive

FOX News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:29pm
This was a pig that truly could not fly.
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Denham Harman, 98, Dies; Sought Leverage on Aging

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:25pm
Dr. Harman’s ideas about free radical cell damage and the aging process were well ahead of his time.
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Free Fall in Oil Price Underscores Shift Away From OPEC

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:15pm
The inability or unwillingness of OPEC to curb production showed that it was no longer the dominating force behind global fuel supplies and prices.
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On Religion: Brooklyn’s Lubavitch Community: A Culture Captured by the Ultimate Outsider

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:12pm
Chie Nishio, a photographer born in Japan, chronicled the lives of Lubavitch-Chabad Hasidim in Brooklyn, including the movement’s leader, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.






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National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Cyanide Killed Lab Worker

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 7:57pm
A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center laboratory employee found dead at work was killed by cyanide, but the medical examiner who made the determination Friday said it was too soon to know the motive.






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National Briefing | Southwest: Texas: Man Is Killed After Shooting at Buildings

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 7:54pm
A gunman fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin and tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze early Friday before he died during a confrontation with the police.






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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 7:50pm
The Department of Defense has identified 2,339 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.






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Op-Ed Contributor: The Pain of the Watermelon Joke

The New York Times - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 7:03pm
The history is more than an ugly stereotype of African-Americans.
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