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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has until Monday to decide whether to sign a closely watched bill seen by many as a harbinger of his potential presidential ambitions.The bill would ban pig farmers in the state from using devic ...more

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former first-round draft pick Aaron Crow was traded from the Kansas City Royals to the Miami Marlins for left-hander Brian Flynn and right-hander Reid Redman.In another move Friday, Jason Frasor and the Royals agreed to a ...more

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By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A federal judge ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc to let shareholders vote on a proposal to force tighter oversight of its sale of high-capacity guns and other potentially offensive products. U.S. District ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has rejected the arguments of a home invasion killer on death row who complained that the food he is being served in prison is not kosher.Steven Hayes, convicted of killing a mother and two d ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become part two of the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.Here's a look at what's happening around the country:___How They Do It In Wisconsin ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Eisner likes a good game. He was chief executive at The Walt Disney Co. when it owned the Los Angeles Angels and founded the NHL's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.But ask him about the NFL playing in a stadium in downtown Los ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session.The index, a benchmark for many investments, still closed out N ...more

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HOUSTON (Reuters) - A contract worker lost his legs in an accident on Thursday at Exxon Mobil Corp's Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refinery, according to a report by WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge. Exxon confirmed a contractor was injured at the refinery ...more

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking across the sprawling grounds of a pink-hued luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party's most fractured f ...more

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A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump, giving individuals more spending money and lowe ...more