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Diplomats make trade deal to cut red tape, poverty
Ferguson gives thanks after a quiet night
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church services a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:19:25 -0500
US celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey
NEW YORK (AP) Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many overcoming some nasty weather and power outages. At the White House, President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving with a traditional meal.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:16:07 -0500
Full holiday menu for Obamas, plus 6 pies
Johnson shines in Detroit's 34-17 win over Chicago
Argentina charges HSBC with aiding tax evasion
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Argentina's tax agency charged HSBC bank Thursday with helping more than 4,000 Argentines evade taxes by placing their money in secret Swiss accounts. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:43:04 -0500
Taliban kill five in Kabul in attacks on British embassy car, foreign compound
By Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban bombed a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday morning, killing five people, and attacked a foreign compound in the city centre in the evening, officials and witnesses said. The suicide attack on the car in the east of the Afghan capital killed two embassy workers, one Briton and one Afghan, and wounded more than 30 others nearby, officials said. A second blast, at a compound run by a contractor for the U.S. ...
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:04:47 -0500
Mexico leader announces anti-crime crackdown
MEXICO CITY (AP) Mexico's president announced a nationwide anti-crime plan on Thursday that would give Congress the power to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs, and give state authorities control over often-corrupt municipal police. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:03:18 -0500
For some, location of Brown's hands irrelevant
Rosneft's Sechin says oil could fall below $60/barrel next year
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's most powerful oil official Igor Sechin said in an interview with an Austrian newspaper that oil prices could fall below $60 by mid-way through next year. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:40:39 -0500
Pele doing 'fine' after move to special care unit
No. 9 UCLA must overcome Stanford for Pac-12 title
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) Just one hurdle remains between No. 9 UCLA and the Pac-12 South title. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:39:07 -0500
LAPD: Arrested protesters to be released by dinner
California Burger King employee finds $100,000
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:35:59 -0500
Hackers force message on websites via US firm
LOS ANGELES (AP) A U.S. firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the company's web address to upload a message to other websites. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:34:42 -0500