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.
In 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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL.