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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a helmetless storm trooper appeared in frame, panicked and sweaty in the middle of vast desert landscape, kicking off the first official look at "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."After months of leaked ima ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his state, a move many observers see as aimed at appeasing Iowa voters ahead of a potential 2016 presidentia ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

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

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down two large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police of ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators.The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season didn't seem as frenzied as in past years after many die-hard shoppers swarmed stores the night before on Thank ...more

AP News - 41 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Some well-off New York City residents have paid $100 each for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church.The Rev. Edward Sunderland says he hopes Friday's unusual mealtime coupling of haves an ...more

AP News - 42 mins ago

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

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm didn't want a crazy game with No. 19 Marshall to go on any longer.If he got the chance in overtime, Brohm had already decided to try a 2-point conversion instead of settling for an extra ...more

AP News - 53 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. Brown was a gentle giant, ...more

AP News - 56 mins ago

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Police have arrested a man accused of running over and killing his mother in Maine before fleeing nearly a week ago.Biddeford police Deputy Chief JoAnne Fisk says 26-year-old Shane Jones was arrested without incident Frid ...more