NY officer saw snow boot, then found 2 buried boys

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The upstate New York police officer who led other rescuers to two boys buried in a pile of wet, packed snow says the look of joy on the kids' faces as they were dug out gave him a terrific feeling.
Ferguson protest closes huge St. Louis-area mall

Protesters of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting chant slogans at the St. Louis Galleria mall on Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, in Richmond Heights, Mo. They stayed in the mall for about 15 minutes and then left peacefully without confrontation with a large police presence. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbres)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down a large shopping mall in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest days of the year during Friday during one of several organized rallies to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.



Police: Man tries to silence neighbor's loud dog

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a man who tried to silence his neighbor's barking dog ended up getting bitten and arrested.
OPEC move puts US shale in tight spot

A general view shows the 166th ordinary meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria on November 27, 2014In taking no action on production Thursday, OPEC did the opposite of what it usually does. Rather, the tactic made sense in light of an American shale boom that has put OPEC on the defensive. "OPEC is all in and will continue to flood the globe with oil in an effort to bury the US shale oil producer," said Phil Flynn, senior market analyst at the Price Futures Group. US oil prices tumbled more than $7 Friday, sinking to $66.15 a barrel, the lowest level since September 2009, following an OPEC meeting that one research firm called a "watershed" moment.



Ray Rice wins appeal; NFL suspension vacated

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice smiles on the sideline during the second half of a preseason NFL on football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Baltimore. Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL.





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