Ferguson protests move to retail stores
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators sought to catch the attention of shoppers looking for good deals on Friday, going to major retailers around the St. Louis area to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.
Stocks mixed in afternoon trading as oil stumbles
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mixed Friday as tumbling oil prices had a dual effect on the market: The drop boosted retailers and cruise lines, which benefit when people save on energy costs, but hurt energy companies.
Cosby said he blocked 2005 tabloid story about sex-assault accuser
(Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby struck a deal with the National Enquirer in 2005 to give the tabloid an exclusive interview about a woman's sexual-assault accusations after it promised to scrap an article about a second woman's allegations, according to news reports on a newly unsealed deposition given by Cosby. Cosby described the deal under oath in a deposition in 2005 after he was sued by Andrea Constand, who accused Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her. ...
BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Protests for Ferguson, $15/hour
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become the part two of the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.
Austin police: More than 100 rounds fired
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said.