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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

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — About 1,200 government employees in a northeastern Pennsylvania county are getting their Black Friday paychecks late because the person in charge of payroll went on vacation and didn't approve an electronic transfer.Luze ...more

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NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The upstate New York police officer who led other rescuers to two boys buried in a pile of wet, packed snow says the look of joy on the kids' faces as they were dug out gave him a terrific feeling.Newburgh Officer Brandon R ...more

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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a man who tried to silence his neighbor's barking dog ended up getting bitten and arrested.They say a brawl erupted Friday morning when Roger Pelletier forced his way into the neighbor's Portsmout ...more

Reuters News - 36 mins ago

By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - More than 50 green sea turtles were released into the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast on Friday after recovering from cold-stunning, or hypothermia, brought on by a drastic drop in water temperature. ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Baker, the founder of one of America's oldest puppet theaters, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90.The cause of death was kidney failure, his biographer, Gregory Williams, said.The Bob Baker Marionette ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The mother of a missing Ohio State football player has told police he texted her about his prior concussions the morning he disappeared.A missing-person report filed with Columbus police Wednesday evening says defensive tac ...more

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ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Rescue workers in Eastern Oregon say they have received an outpouring of donations for 68 cats found nearly three weeks ago hoarded in a van, some in desperate shape.Some cats have lost infected eyes, and most are being trea ...more

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Brandon Doughty threw a Conference USA-record eight touchdown passes, the last in overtime to Jared Dangerfield followed by a 2-point conversion pass to Willie McNeal that lifted Western Kentucky over No. 19 Marshall 67-66 Frid ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.There were squabbles here and there, and elbows got thrown, but the Friday morning crowds appeared smaller than usual and less frenzied, in part because many Americans took advant ...more