- Christie's decision on pig crates down to the wire
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 02:18 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has until Monday to decide whether to sign a closely watched bill seen by many as a harbinger of his potential presidential ambitions.
- Halliburton and Macy's big market movers
Kansas City Star, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 02:10 PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: …
- Venezuelan classical music system under fire
Waco Tribune-Herald, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 01:17 PM
It has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music.
- Eisner: NFL team would boost downtown Los Angeles
Associated Press, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 01:02 PM
When Michael Eisner was chief executive at The Walt Disney Co., the entertainment giant founded the NHL's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and owned the Los Angeles Angels.
- Cops: Man inspired by gangster movie uses firebomb
Associated Press, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 12:44 PM
Police say a 19-year-old inspired by a scene in "Gangster Squad" tossed Molotov cocktails in a suburban New York community.
- K-State to break ground on renovations to stadium
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 11:38 AM
Kansas State will break ground on its latest renovation of Bill Snyder Family Stadium, which will enclose the north end zone, during halftime of Saturday's game against rival Kansas. The school spent about $90 million last year to rebuild the west side of the stadium.
- Michael Brown's legacy continues to evolve
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 10:53 AM
For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. Brown was a gentle giant, in one version. A defiant troublemaker, in another.
- Real Madrid slams Platini over Ballon d'Or
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 10:17 AM
Real Madrid says UEFA President Michel Platini should not make public his personal views about who should be given the Ballon d'Or award. In a statement released Friday, the club says it is surprised by "repeated comments regarding his personal preferences" over the choice of the winner of the award given annually to the player regarded as the world's best. Platini on Wednesday told reporters that in a World Cup year the Ballon d'Or should "go to a world champion.
- Germany signs no-spy deal with BlackBerry
Associated Press, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 08:55 AM
Germany has approved BlackBerry's purchase of encryption firm Secusmart after signing a "no-spy" agreement with the Canadian smartphone maker.
- Egg Bowl stakes high for Ole Miss, Mississippi St
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 08:49 AM
For a few weeks in October, Mississippi State and Mississippi stood among college football's elite with undefeated records, star quarterbacks and rare relevance on the national stage. Not anymore. While the Bulldogs' dream season remains largely intact, the Rebels have fallen by the wayside — undone by a series of injuries and missed opportunities.
- Israel FM supports paying Arabs to leave
Waco Tribune-Herald, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 07:52 AM
Israel's hard-line foreign minister says he supports paying Arab citizens to leave the country.
- Second act of shopping frenzy gets started
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 07:48 AM
Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season.
- Plunging crude prices hammer energy companies
Associated Press, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 07:36 AM
A decision by OPEC not to cut oil production is hammering major energy companies in the U. S. and abroad.
- Family reports Ohio State football player missing
San Antonio Express-News, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 07:17 AM
Family reports Ohio State football player missing COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The sister of an Ohio State football player says his family has reported him missing after he left his apartment, then uncharacteristically missed two practices and didn't check in.
- East-West divisions define Moldova's elections
Waco Tribune-Herald, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 06:32 AM
A wealthy pro-Russian candidate who had hoped to be Moldova's next prime minister fled the country before dawn Friday, a dramatic development two days before elections in a co
- Hong Kong protest movement's unlikely teen leader
Waco Tribune-Herald, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 06:32 AM
At age 14, he stepped into the spotlight to take on — and ultimately help defeat — Hong Kong authorities' plans to launch a "national education" curriculum, calling it a ploy to brain
- Black Friday problems hit Britain
San Antonio Express-News, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 06:16 AM
The practice of offering bargain basement prices the day after Thanksgiving has spread across the Atlantic, with some retailers opening overnight to lure determined shoppers. Police were called early Friday morning to help maintain security at some supermarkets and outlets that offered deep discounts starting at midnight.
- Wolff promoted to test driver at F1 team Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 11/28/2014 - 05:36 AM
Susie Wolff has been promoted to official test driver for Williams for the 2015 Formula One season, increasing her chances of becoming the first female racer on the grid since 1976.