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Ray Rice wins appeal, eligible to play

Woman Asks for Ray Rice's Photo, Immediately Regrets Doing SoRay Rice has won his appeal of the NFL's disciplinary decision.


11/28/2014 03:01:49pm
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Pregnant St. Louis woman loses left eye after police officer shoots non-lethal round at car

Pregnant St. Louis Woman Loses Eye After Police Fire Non-lethal RoundA pregnant St. Louis woman lost her left eye during a violent run-in with cops earlier this week.


11/28/2014 12:41:18pm
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'Black Friday' shoppers clash in the U.K.
'Black Friday' shoppers clash in the U.K.Shoppers compete to purchase retail items on "Black Friday" at an Asda superstore in Wembley, north London November 28, 2014. Britain's high streets, malls and online sites were awash with discounts on Friday as more retailers than ever embraced U.S.-style "Black Friday" promotions, seeking to kickstart trading in the key Christmas period. In the United States the Friday following the Thanksgiving Day holiday is called Black Friday because spending usually surges and indicates the point at which American retailers begin to turn a profit for the year, or go "into the black". REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: BUSINESS ANNIVERSARY)
11/28/2014 11:34:38am
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Ferguson protests move to retail stores

Ferguson protests move to retail storesProtesters interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St. Louis area Friday to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.


11/28/2014 01:10:49pm
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Black Friday gets a little less frenzied

Shoppers head into Target just after thei doors opened at midnight on Black Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in South Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.


11/28/2014 02:48:07pm
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Obama's plan to 'Power Africa' gets off to a dim start

U.S. President Barack ObamaBy Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Barack Obama last year told a cheering crowd in Cape Town that a $7 billion plan to "Power Africa" would double electricity output on the world's poorest continent and bring "light where currently there is darkness". A year later, the U.S. president's flagship project for Africa has already achieved 25 percent of its goal to deliver 10,000 megawatts of electricity and bring light to 20 million households and businesses, according to its annual report. But the five-year plan has not yet delivered the power. ...


11/28/2014 05:38:39am
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French Parliament debates recognizing Palestine

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, smiles during a debate on the recognition of the Palestinian at the French Parliament in Paris, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. France’s government is pushing to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, amid growing pressure across Europe for recognition of a Palestinian state after decades of Mideast stalemate. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)PARIS (AP) — France's government is pushing to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, amid growing pressure across Europe for recognition of a Palestinian state after decades of Mideast stalemate.


11/28/2014 01:09:32pm
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Immigrants' chances tied to their state's policies

FILE - In this June 24, 2014, file photo, community organizers Lucia Lin, left, and Carlos Amador join about 100 people during a California Department of Motor Vehicles hearing in downtown Los Angeles held to take public comments on proposed rules by which immigrants in the country illegally may obtain driver's licenses. In January, California joins nine other states in allowing immigrants who can’t prove they’re in the U.S legally to get a driver’s license. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)PHOENIX (AP) — If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack Obama two years ago.


11/28/2014 11:33:46am
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Holiday storm leaves 350,000 in the dark

Hundreds of thousands of customers from Maine to Virginia were without power.


12/31/1969 07:00:00pm
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Family: Boy's fatal shooting could have been avoided

This still image taken from a surveillance video played at a news conference held by Cleveland Police, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, shows Cleveland police officers arriving at Cudell Park on a report of a man with a gun. Twelve-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, after he reportedly pulled a replica gun at the city park. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)CLEVELAND (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.


11/27/2014 01:43:20am
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Lighting for Aging Eyes -- Don't Get Left in the Dark


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - Lighting becomes more important as people age. According to the American Lighting Association (ALA), with each passing year, everyone requires more light to see properly. Terry McGowan, director of engineering for the ALA, says, "Older eyes e

Avoiding Body Drought: Tips to Prevent Dehydration


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - It's the driving force of nature. It's in every cell, tissue and organ in our bodies. And it's second only to oxygen as the thing we need most to survive -- pure, clean water. So, how do you stay hydrated? Dr. Scarano, a doctor of chiroprac

Television Best Bets: Streaming Programs Worth Watching


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - By now, most households are familiar with the streaming television services like Netflix and Hulu. They are the major players in the shift of television viewing from traditional networks to streaming TV. But now they are not the only games in

Not Leo DiCaprio? How to Cut Your Energy Bills Anyway


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - If we all had Leo DiCaprio's millions, we too could spend a small fortune powering our mansions with solar panels without having to worry whether the investment would ultimately wind up cutting our energy bills or not. But we don't have Leo's

Modern Farming: Technology Helps Keep Food on the Table


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - From farm to table, much about food production has changed -- for both farmers and consumers. Like any other business, farmers must adapt to a changing world -- one that will see its population grow to 9.6 billion by 2050. With finite resource