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    'Burn this b---- down!' Michael Brown's stepfather criticized for reaction to grand jury decision

    Michael Brown's stepfather is being criticized for inflammatory comments he made to a crowd of protesters shortly after learning of the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of his unarmed stepson.

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  • Putin's tiger kills 15 goats in northeast China

    BEIJING (AP) — A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping farmers in northeastern China on edge.

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  • Two FBI agents shot at house near Ferguson unrest

    FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Two FBI agents were shot and wounded at a house in north St. Louis County early on Wednesday, though the incident was "not directly related" to racially charged unrest in and around nearby Ferguson, an agency spokeswoman said. One agent was shot in the shoulder and the…

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    Day 2: Ferguson protests continue (47 photos)

    Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to a St. Louis suburb rocked by rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Attorneys for the family of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot…

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  • Pakistani man shoots niece for listening to loud music

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani man shot dead his teenage niece because she was listening to loud music, police said on Tuesday. Muhammad Gullistan, 30, found his niece alone at her home on Sunday in Chakwal, 90 km (56 miles) southeast of the capital, Islamabad. "Muhammad Gullistan visited the…

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  • AC/DC drummer clowns around at New Zealand court

    TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) — AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd showed up late for a New Zealand court appearance Wednesday and clowned around by jumping on the back of one of his security guards outside the courthouse.

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  • The Photos of Darren Wilson's Injury

    After killing Michael Brown, Officer Darren Wilson was seen in the emergency department at Christian Hospital in St. Louis. Some just-released photos taken at the time documented the extent of Wilson's injuries. The images were later presented as evidence to the grand jury. Wilson testified that…

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  • Does Verizon realize it made a huge net neutrality mistake?

    Both AT&T and Comcast — two companies that are not exactly fond of net neutrality regulations — reportedly tried to warn Verizon against suing the Federal Communications Commission over its 2010 net neutrality rules. The carrier went through with it anyway and now there are signs it’s feeling…

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  • Nurse who had Ebola asks bridal shop for refunds

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Dallas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola is requesting refunds from the Ohio bridal shop she visited, but the store says the reimbursements aren't feasible because it had to temporarily close and lost significant business.

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  • Special Report: Putin's allies channeled billions to Ukraine oligarch

    By Stephen Grey, Tom Bergin, Sevgil Musaieva and Roman Anin MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - In Russia, powerful friends helped him make a fortune. He is Dmitry Firtash, a former fireman and soldier. In little more than a decade, the Ukrainian went from obscurity to wealth and renown, largely by buying gas…

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  • Why Ferguson is so mad at prosecutor Bob McCulloch

    After St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced the grand jury’s decision on the controversial death of Ferguson, Mo., teenager Michael Brown, the judgment of McCulloch was remarkably swift — and remarkably harsh. It had as much to do with the way he has conducted himself as a…

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  • India-Pakistan friction threatens South Asia trade at Himalayan summit

    By Gopal Sharma and Frank Jack Daniel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Hostilities between rivals India and Pakistan on Wednesday threatened to scupper efforts by South Asian leaders to boost trade among almost a quarter of the world's people, throwing into doubt any prospect of a regional customs union.…

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    Winter storm challenges holiday travellers (11 photos)

    One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor'easter packing rain and snow. Major Northeast cities were likely to see moderate to heavy rain…

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  • Thanksgiving Used to Look a Lot Like Halloween, Except More Racist

    Thanksgiving used to look a lot more like Halloween. The practice of dressing up in costumes and asking for candy didn't become common in the U.S. until the 1940s and 1950s; before then, people trick-or-treated—or, well, did something that resembled trick-or-treating—on the national day of…

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  • These are the hottest pre-Black Friday deals you’ll find today

    Black Friday is just days away but you can get some outstanding deals on gadgets and electronics if you act right now. BFAds.net has compiled a huge list of all of the best pre-Black Friday deals available on Tuesday and we’ve picked out some of the highlights for tech fans and listed them below.…

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  • Oil market oversupply to increase next year: Iran

    A global glut of oil will rise further next year, Iran's oil minister said here Wednesday on the eve of OPEC's meeting to decide on whether to cut its output. "All the experts in the markets believe that we have an oversupply on the market and next year we will have more oversupply," Iran's Oil…

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  • White House vows to kill deal to extend tax breaks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is working feverishly to quickly scuttle a congressional effort to permanently renew generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals, saying a plan brewing on Capitol Hill favored corporations over the working class.

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