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  • Black Friday problems hit Britain

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Americans celebrating Thanksgiving in Britain may have felt right at home as Black Friday shopping chaos caused some disruption. The practice of offering bargain basement prices the day after Thanksgiving has spread across the Atlantic, with some ...

  • Eurozone inflation dips again as energy costs tank

    2 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — Sharp falls in energy prices as a result of the dramatic decline being recorded in oil markets has pushed inflation across the 18-country eurozone down to 0.3 percent in the year to November. Preliminary figures from the ...

  • Russian warships wait out storm in English Channel

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian defense ministry says its warships have entered the English Channel to wait out a storm following a week of maneuvers in the North Sea. The ministry said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies ...

  • Sherman's big night leads Seattle past 49ers again

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — At midfield, Richard Sherman cradled a game ball in his right hand and took a chomp out of a turkey leg with his left. Seattle's do-everything, unguarded cornerback certainly earned his postgame feast after a ...

  • 1 officer killed, 107 Islamists arrested in Egypt

    2 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Government officials say a senior Egyptian army officer was killed while security forces arrested more than 100 Islamists ahead of planned anti-government demonstrations. The Cabinet operations room says the officer was killed Friday when unidentified assailants opened ...

  • Energy shares slide after OPEC decision

    2 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) HONG KONG (AP) — Crude oil and energy shares tumbled Friday as OPEC's decision to keep production steady rippled across the globe. Japanese stocks rose after a slew of uninspiring economic data raised hopes that more stimulus was in the ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 4:09 a.m. EST

    3 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) Sherman's big night leads Seattle past 49ers again Eagles top Cowboys 33-10, may have to do it again Boykin and No. 6 TCU romp over Texas, 48-10 Lions begin crucial homestand with win over Bears Fournette leads LSU over Texas ...

  • Eagles top Cowboys 33-10, may have to do it again

    3 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — LeSean McCoy said beating Dallas with the NFC East lead on the line felt a lot like last year, when Philadelphia wrapped up a playoff berth in the Cowboys' $1.2 billion stadium. There's one big difference ...

  • EU won't sanction France, Italy on budget yet

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Union's executive is opting not to sanction France or Italy just yet over their failure to meet targets on their public finances. Instead, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is giving them until ...

  • French Parliament debates recognizing Palestine

    3 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — French legislators are debating whether to pressure the government to recogne a Palestinian state, in hopes that helps lead to lasting Middle East peace. The debate in France's National Assembly on Friday comes amid growing European support ...

  • Gophers, Badgers meet for axe, Big Ten West title

    3 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — For once, elusive running back Melvin Gordon got stuck in a crowd on the field. It happened at Minnesota on Nov. 23, 2013, a 20-7 victory for Wisconsin. The Badgers won their 10th straight in the ...

  • Lions begin crucial homestand with win over Bears

    3 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions began the homestand that could make or break their season with the type of offensive performance their fans have been waiting for. Matthew Stafford threw for 390 yards and a pair of touchdowns to ...

  • India believes its abducted workers in Iraq alive

    3 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government believes 39 Indian citizens abducted nearly six months ago by the Islamic State group near the Iraqi town of Mosul are alive. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj says efforts are continuing to locate ...

  • A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future

    3 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — During a quiet holiday night in Ferguson, a small group of protesters demonstrated inside St. Louis-area retail stores, speaking out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. The ...

  • Illinois beats Indiana State 88-62

    3 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Illinois wasted no time in making sure of an appearance in the Las Vegas Invitational championship game. The Illini converted eight of their first nine field-goal attempts against Indiana State and Rayvonte Rice's 21 points helped ...

  • Russian doctor rebellion causes headache for Putin

    4 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Dr. Semyon Galperin spent a decade in medical research in Russia and as much time in the United States, working at top hospitals and research companies. Despite his expertise, Galperin was recently given a stark ultimatum from ...

  • Ginsburg back at home, expected at court next week

    4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned home after undergoing an operation to implant a heart stent to clear a blocked artery and is expected to hear oral arguments on Monday. Ginsburg, 81, experienced discomfort during ...

  • Southern Democrats urge a return to party basics

    4 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Southern Democrats are joining others in the party who say that a return to advocating to lift people out of economic hardship and emphasizing spending on education and public works will re-energize black voters and attract whites ...

  • AP Top Political News At 3 a.m. EST

    4 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) Full holiday menu for Obamas, plus 6 pies Justice sent home after heart stent implanted Southern Democrats urge a return to party basics Presidents pick up the check for their meals Obama defends legal authority — to pardon turkeys Eyeing ...

  • Quotations in the News

    4 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) "Even if you don't find that it's true, it's a valid rallying cry. It's just a metaphor." — Protester Taylor Gruenloh, a 32-year-old man from Florissant, Missouri, on whether or not Michael Brown had his hands raised in his deadly ...

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