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NEW YORK (AP) — An arbitrator Friday threw out Ray Rice's indefinite suspension by the NFL for punching his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator, freeing him to play again.The NFL said Rice, a free agent, is "eligible to play upon signi ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — In Switzerland, a campaign is on to protect the country's wealth by investing in gold — a lot of gold.In a test of their sense of financial security, the Swiss are being asked to vote on a proposal to make the central bank hold a f ...more

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___Black Friday gets a little less frenziedNEW 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 ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A decision by OPEC this week to maintain current levels of oil production hammered major energy companies in the U.S. and abroad.Many energy experts had expected the group of oil producing countries, which met in Vienna this week ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.In January, the Interi ...more

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Using credit to tackle your holiday shopping can be tempting. And offers of a discount for opening a new account, or interest-free purchases for a year or more make it more enticing.But relying on credit without a plan to pay off the debt quickl ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is appealing a World Trade Organization decision that would make it harder for U.S. consumers to know where meat in the grocery store came from.The WTO in October rejected U.S. rules requiring labels on packag ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSEHalliburton Co. (HAL), down $5.14 to $42.20The energy exploration company and its industry peer ...more

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A line of battery packs used to charge electronic devices are being recalled this week because they can overheat and cause a fire.Here's a more detailed look:BATTERY PACKSDETAILS: Goal Zero's Sherpa brand 50 and 120 rechargeable ba ...more

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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's economy has pulled out of recession, but by the narrowest of margins, the government statistics bureau reported Friday.The agency said gross domestic product grew by 0.1 percent in the third quarter, ending the technica ...more