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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. It is also a panacea as pump prices fall, giving individuals more disposable income and lowering costs for many ...more

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MANCHESTER, Mo. (AP) — Dozens of people have interrupted holiday shopping at major retail stores around the St. Louis area to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.The protests began Tha ...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, qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack Obama t ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Christmas tree 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 ar ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who rose to power in large part by opposing a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, is finding his country isolated like never before on climate change as the U.S., China and other nations si ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Namibia on Friday voted in parliamentary and presidential elections expected to deliver a comfortable win for the ruling party, which has been in power since independence in 1990.Some 1.2 millio ...more

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By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Barack Obama last year told a cheering crowd in Cape Town that a $7 billion plan to "Power Africa" would double electricity output on the world's poorest continent and bring "light where currently there i ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.1. FROM TURKEY TO TARGET — AND MACY'S AND STAPLES, AND ...More and more shoppers are taking advantage of Thanksgiving Day sales, but B ...more

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CAJAMARCA, Peru (AP) — The vigilantes collared the short, pot-bellied man at Cajamarca's teeming outdoor market and marched him to their storefront. He was a serial pickpocket, they said.The man, 42, was made to empty his pockets, shed his shoes ...more

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Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians.When their 12-year-old son Ryan said he was gay, they told him they loved him, but he had to change. He entered "reparative therapy," met regularly with his ...more