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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but an Alabama manufacturer is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders for gear to protect against the disease.Located in north Alabama, the ...more

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THOMASTON, Maine (AP) — Ken and Judy Carreras got up before sunrise and drove an hour to find their Black Friday treasure — an acorn-shaped birdfeeder crafted by an inmate at Maine State Prison."For me, I would much rather spend the money on som ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St. Louis area on Friday to speak out about the grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.Other Black Friday p ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become the second wave 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:___Best Buy Site Back UpBe ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said.Investigators were trying to determine the man's motives after ...more

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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 Obam ...more

Reuters News - 23 mins ago

OSLO (Reuters) - A Spanish pledge of 120 million euros ($150 million) to a fund to help poor nations cope with global warming has raised the total close to the $10 billion U.N. target before a U.N. meeting in Peru next week to work on a climate deal.</ ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading, as tumbling oil prices lifted companies likely to benefit from falling energy costs, such as shippers.KEEPING SCORE: The Standard &amp; Poor's 500 index was up less than a point to 2 ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time.Six years of decreased demand and low prices put many growers out of business. Those who withstood the downturn a ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has rejected a complaint from a home invasion killer on death row who says the food he is being served in prison is not kosher.Steven Hayes says he converted to Orthodox Judaism after killing ...more