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AP News - Nov 25, 2014 8:42 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he was "disappointed" by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown."It i ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2014 7:39 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Pick an adjective, and it's likely the New York Jets used it to describe the lowest point in what had already become a lost season.Embarrassing. Frustrating. Stunning. Disappointing.They were all in play after the Jets wer ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2014 7:10 PM

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speakin ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2014 4:42 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — It's unanimous: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are the top team in the NFL.The Patriots (9-2) received all 12 first-place votes Tuesday in the AP Pro32 power rankings, which are decided by a media panel that regularly cov ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2014 4:37 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — HSBC will pay $12.5 million to settle regulators' charges that its private-banking business based in Switzerland violated U.S. securities laws.The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that the private-banking unit fa ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2014 2:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential, according to ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2014 12:36 PM

Some star athletes' reactions on Twitter to the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri:"As a society how do we do better and stop things like this happen ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2014 8:06 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 immigration professors and scholars declared Tuesday that President Barack Obama's decision to make several million immigrants illegally in the United States eligible to be spared from deportation is constitutional and w ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2014 7:10 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After each of his two touchdowns, Justin Forsett kneeled in the end zone, spread his arms wide and tilted his head back as if gazing toward the heavens beyond the Superdome roof. As he did so, the Ravens running back couldn't help bu ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2014 6:44 AM

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Banco Santander, the eurozone's largest bank, has named Jose Antonio Alvarez as its new chief executive officer.The move comes just over a month after Ana Botin took over as chair of the bank after the death of her father, ...more