FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:59:03 -0800Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d125b1f19fe746f6b82a29ddb5ab94a3A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump, giving individuals more spending money and lowering costs for many businesses.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyCommodity marketsFinancial marketsCanadaEuropeJapanUnited StatesRussiaNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d125b1f19fe746f6b82a29ddb5ab94a3Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:38:48 GMTThunder G Westbrook to return Friday nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/939ce93b89bd4be78c11434c3ef29e8eOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook finally gets to put his fashionable suit collection away.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballPortlandOklahomaNew York CityMaineUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/939ce93b89bd4be78c11434c3ef29e8eFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:47:43 GMTButler, Rose carry Bulls past Celtics 109-102http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ccfb8e29e2e4557ac7bea2cbf7fe3e6BOSTON (AP) — It's no secret that the Chicago Bulls are a much better team with a healthy Derrick Rose.By KEN POWTAKsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballBostonIllinoisMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ccfb8e29e2e4557ac7bea2cbf7fe3e6Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:48:59 GMTNo. 17 Missouri beats Arkansas to take SEC Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a52cfc7d480949ee956e9d10e74e748fCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Marcus Murphy scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 12-yard run with 4:38 remaining and Markus Golden recovered a fumble to seal No. 17 Missouri's 21-14 victory Friday against Arkansas and send the Tigers to the SEC championship game for the second straight season.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsSEC Football Championship GameCollege footballEventsCollege sportsFootballColumbiaMissouriArkansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a52cfc7d480949ee956e9d10e74e748fFri, 28 Nov 2014 23:44:04 GMTBrowns' Manziel says he tried to avoid altercationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16ec9edf3e354b00af55dd706a727e5eCLEVELAND (AP) — No, he's not Johnny Footbrawl.By TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional footballFootballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16ec9edf3e354b00af55dd706a727e5eFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:36:01 GMTPolice: Man held after choking neighbor's loud doghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4463f2804946479f90c1dae97465d47bPORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a man who broke into his neighbor's apartment to silence a barking dog ended up getting bitten and arrested.aGeneral newsOdditiesAnimal crueltyDogsCrimeMammalsAnimalsPortsmouthNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4463f2804946479f90c1dae97465d47bFri, 28 Nov 2014 23:27:49 GMTNY boys buried in snow pile heard rescuers callinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e74604f6ed6149fa8a5f1adf33ec2d6dNEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys trapped in a snow pile for about seven hours after a plow buried them could hear their worried family's cries but couldn't respond loudly enough to be heard, they said Friday. Police credited an air pocket with saving their lives.By MICHAEL HILLaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e74604f6ed6149fa8a5f1adf33ec2d6dFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:56:09 GMTCats in Oregon van get outpouring of donationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/930ecef1cfd5478c8f1e387c3fcc4293ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Rescue workers in Eastern Oregon say they have received an outpouring of donations for 68 cats found nearly three weeks ago hoarded in a van, some in desperate shape.aGeneral newsOntarioOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/930ecef1cfd5478c8f1e387c3fcc4293Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:39:17 GMTSon arrested after woman run over, killed in Mainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dda1b3321a04c23b284f171941835d9BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Police have arrested a man accused of running over and killing his mother in Maine before fleeing nearly a week ago.aGeneral newsArrestsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderMaineBiddefordUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dda1b3321a04c23b284f171941835d9Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:08:30 GMTFormer 'Real World' cast member dies in Wisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0412349d3ae64862b1650a47140f2f4dKENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Police say a former cast member of MTV's "The Real World: New Orleans" has died in Wisconsin.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentKenoshaWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0412349d3ae64862b1650a47140f2f4dFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:57:06 GMTNo. 21 Rutgers beats Colgate 66-44http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ed070c664114a0a91b158b6b55e5968PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Betnijah Laney scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds for her fifth consecutive double-double to open the season, and No. 21 and undefeated Rutgers beat winless Colgate 66-44 on Friday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ed070c664114a0a91b158b6b55e5968Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:00:25 GMTArkansas upends No. 17 Iowa 77-67http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77b38f6789a749d39f4a159a68b288cbLAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Brooks scored 24 points, Jessica Jackson added 22 and Arkansas pulled away from No. 17 Iowa 77-67 on Friday at the South Pointe Thanksgiving Shootout.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsArkansasIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77b38f6789a749d39f4a159a68b288cbFri, 28 Nov 2014 23:10:19 GMTBusiness Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60879191caa64fb5bd535a8ec397e4a1___By The Associated PressfBusinessPricesEconomyHoliday shoppingCommodity marketsFinancial marketsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsShoppingLifestyleHolidaysOccasionsStock marketsUnited KingdomAustraliaSwitzerlandFranceItalyUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeOceaniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60879191caa64fb5bd535a8ec397e4a1Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:48:50 GMTBLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Thinner crowds, protests, beerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e72f67635e74ce2ac39d615436d91a1NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators.By The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeSmall businessTechnologyProtests and demonstrationsCulturesHoliday shoppingLabor issuesCrimePolitical and civil unrestPersonal spendingSocial affairsShoppingLifestyleHolidaysOccasionsSocial issuesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMaineNew YorkChicagoWisconsinMilwaukeeMissouriKansasSt. LouisColoradoUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoisUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e72f67635e74ce2ac39d615436d91a1Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:24:17 GMTMom: Missing Ohio player texted about concussionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4140636d8ccd4bf5a3e1538ad0654586COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A missing Ohio State University football player told his mother in a text message the day he disappeared that concussions had his head messed up, according to a report filed with police.aGeneral newsHealthSportsAthlete injuriesMissing personsAthlete healthSports medicineMen's sportsBasketballCollege footballMen's basketballCollege sportsFootballOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4140636d8ccd4bf5a3e1538ad0654586Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:59:23 GMTKane's 5th goal in 7 games helps Blackhawks winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e294596aa43341f8b6f803df5db441d6ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Kane scored two goals and Andrew Shaw and Brad Richards each had a goal and an assist, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday.By JOE RESNICKsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e294596aa43341f8b6f803df5db441d6Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:44:11 GMTHogan leads Stanford's 31-10 upset of No. 9 UCLAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1a4cfffc05747b093e21598cb477ed7PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Hogan passed for 234 yards and two touchdowns, and Stanford crushed No. 9 UCLA's hopes for the Pac-12 South title and a College Football Playoff spot with a 31-10 victory Friday.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsProfessional footballCollege footballFootballCollege sportsCaliforniaPasadenaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1a4cfffc05747b093e21598cb477ed7Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:49:07 GMTNo 16 Buckeyes beat James Madison 73-56http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c03c742e9a4129b83f4bce4d9b1f4bCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — D'Angelo Russell scored 14 points, Sam Thompson had 13 points and No. 16 Ohio State got big contributions from its big men in beating James Madison 73-56 on Friday.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsOhioKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c03c742e9a4129b83f4bce4d9b1f4bFri, 28 Nov 2014 23:13:50 GMTNY dinner puts wealthy and homeless at same tableshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ed730799fb41598c5ac94a3c62ca89NEW YORK (AP) — Some well-off New York City residents have paid $100 each for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church.aGeneral newsOdditiesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ed730799fb41598c5ac94a3c62ca89Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:23:12 GMTColumn: We're all the better for Watson's wordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57bd3f1b52e84e5b84ea21d1c7656f8bWe need more athletes like Benjamin Watson.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaProfessional footballFootballNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57bd3f1b52e84e5b84ea21d1c7656f8bFri, 28 Nov 2014 23:10:31 GMTRoyals trade Crow to Miami, give Frasor $1.8M dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47f0d9b5185248c58f40b8b10b3da9d6KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former first-round draft pick Aaron Crow was traded from the Kansas City Royals to the Miami Marlins for left-hander Brian Flynn and right-hander Reid Redman.sSportsSports transactionsBaseballSports businessProfessional baseballMen's sportsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyInternational tradeInternational agreementsInternational relationsKansas CityKansas CityKansasUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissourihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47f0d9b5185248c58f40b8b10b3da9d6Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:10:55 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a36383c1df664cc383eb57d2c0e453b9WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsPoliceNews mediaMediaTelevisionLaw enforcement agenciesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a36383c1df664cc383eb57d2c0e453b9Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:45:39 GMTWestern Kentucky beats No. 19 Marshall 67-66 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb30b40e1184cc6885ace99d32ba069HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm didn't want a crazy game with No. 19 Marshall to go on any longer.By JOHN RABYaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballKentuckyUnited StatesHuntingtonNorth AmericaWest Virginiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb30b40e1184cc6885ace99d32ba069Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:13:10 GMTHospital says Pele's condition is improvinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0084575dbb9648cab11f540e4acd2404SAO PAULO (AP) — Pele is responding well to antibiotics to treat a urinary tract infection and his condition is improving, doctors said Friday.By TALES AZZONIiGeneral newsSportsSoccerMen's soccerHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessMen's sportsBrazilSao PauloSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0084575dbb9648cab11f540e4acd2404Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:48:10 GMTNo. 10 Maryland beats James Madison 80-64http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ab73a46b024482bd07a4e8edeace0eGUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lauren Mincy scored 23 points and Lexie Brown added 13 to help No. 10 Maryland beat James Madison 80-64 on Friday at the San Juan Shootout.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMarylandPuerto RicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ab73a46b024482bd07a4e8edeace0eFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:40:54 GMTSwiss to vote on massive gold-buying planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d78e3e2eda5044b98d02d7861371b7ddGENEVA (AP) — In Switzerland, a campaign is on to protect the country's wealth by investing in gold — a lot of gold.By JOHN HEILPRINiBusinessGeneral newsReserve assetsEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesSwitzerlandGenevaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d78e3e2eda5044b98d02d7861371b7ddFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:46:55 GMTDeath toll in Venezuelan prison overdose up to 35http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e405838b91cb4b52bedb03e9505740eeCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The death toll has risen to 35 from what Venezuelan authorities say was a mass drug overdose after inmates stormed an infirmary during a prison uprising.iGeneral newsVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e405838b91cb4b52bedb03e9505740eeFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:40:40 GMTWisconsin tops Oklahoma 69-56 for Atlantis titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b957894b87b4528806eacf48c0fc03ePARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Tournament MVP Frank Kaminsky scored 17 points to lead five Wisconsin players in double figures, Duje Dukan and Traevon Jackson each added 13 and the second-ranked Badgers beat Oklahoma 69-56 on Friday to win the Battle 4 Atlantis championship.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWisconsinOklahomaBahamasUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b957894b87b4528806eacf48c0fc03eFri, 28 Nov 2014 23:46:01 GMTFerguson protest closes huge St. Louis-area mallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cbc51e4b877461aa8bebbde048cce98FERGUSON, 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.By JIM SALTER and TOM FOREMAN Jr.aBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimePolitical and civil unrestMissouriSt. LouisChicagoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cbc51e4b877461aa8bebbde048cce98Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:35:22 GMTMichael Brown's legacy continues to evolvehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a19627ea2d24d1bb1e8cf318259ba40NEW YORK (AP) — 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.By DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesLegal proceedingsSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a19627ea2d24d1bb1e8cf318259ba40Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:11:14 GMTRay Rice wins appeal; NFL suspension vacatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a214174af3c4e8ca8bddc858050ff1fNEW YORK (AP) — An arbitrator Friday threw out Ray Rice's indefinite suspension by the NFL for punching his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator, freeing him to play again.By BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsSports transactionsSports governanceLaw and orderSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a214174af3c4e8ca8bddc858050ff1fFri, 28 Nov 2014 23:04:25 GMTBarenboim leaving La Scala after 9 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d7ad234d9d744039294dceb46ee35cfMILAN (AP) — One of Daniel Barenboim's focuses after leaving the role of music director for Milanese opera house La Scala next month will be opening an academy for the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra of Israeli and Palestinian musicians in Berlin.By COLLEEN BARRYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentItalyBerlinWestern EuropeEuropeGermanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d7ad234d9d744039294dceb46ee35cfFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:31:39 GMTPayroll boss on vacation, Black Friday checks latehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bc7331ed725400daa045fda98655e4bWILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — About 1,200 government employees in a northeastern Pennsylvania county are getting their Black Friday paychecks late because the person in charge of payroll went on vacation and didn't approve an electronic transfer.aBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesGovernment payLocal governmentsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsWilkes-BarrePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bc7331ed725400daa045fda98655e4bFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:35:59 GMTPolice: Man tries to silence neighbor's loud doghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4212f027dca482d82518f64884d2777PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a man who tried to silence his neighbor's barking dog ended up getting bitten and arrested.aGeneral newsOdditiesAnimal crueltyDogsCrimeMammalsAnimalsPortsmouthNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4212f027dca482d82518f64884d2777Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:18:59 GMTVegas scooter rider dead in crash on Thanksgivinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0efa2dbc19fc4cb9b0445d4176828f02LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified a scooter rider who died after a car ran a red light and triggered a five-vehicle crash in Las Vegas on Thanksgiving.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0efa2dbc19fc4cb9b0445d4176828f02Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:54:07 GMTAir Force offers details of bomber training zonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfa82d4e3b37462987c12ea207cfa41eBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Any given location across a sprawling area of the Northern Plains could see up to nine low-altitude overflights by military aircraft annually under a proposed expansion of an Air Force bomber training area detailed Friday.By MATTHEW BROWNaGeneral newsMilitary facilitiesGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesBillingsMontanaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfa82d4e3b37462987c12ea207cfa41eFri, 28 Nov 2014 23:28:10 GMTIn Wisconsin, Black Friday shoppers come for beerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eba2ae1899d341eab0c9ae2b599eecbeMILWAUKEE (AP) — Some people wait for hours in the cold to buy cheap televisions or video games. People in Wisconsin do it for beer.By CARRIE ANTLFINGERaGeneral newsOdditiesPersonal spendingPersonal financeBusinessBeveragesFood and drinkLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eba2ae1899d341eab0c9ae2b599eecbeFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:57:01 GMTNo. 17 Missouri takes SEC Eastern Divisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7631c28b0c514f0abaef7f8da00d67e6COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Marcus Murphy scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 12-yard run with 4:38 remaining and Markus Golden recovered a fumble to seal No. 17 Missouri's 21-14 victory Friday against Arkansas and send the Tigers to the SEC championship game for the second straight season.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballColumbiaMissouriArkansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7631c28b0c514f0abaef7f8da00d67e6Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:34:49 GMTNY officer saw snow boot, then found 2 buried boyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/506a65505f1c4c55a2b171926673193fNEWBURGH, 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.By MICHAEL HILLaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/506a65505f1c4c55a2b171926673193fFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:25:47 GMTBlack Friday gets a little less frenziedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/802e52cf0fca4a4580027a5714e6adfeNEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsHolidaysHoliday shoppingCulturesShoppingConsumer electronicsGift shoppingOccasionsLifestylePersonal spendingPersonal financeSocial affairsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesTechnologyNew YorkMissouriNew York CityChicagoUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/802e52cf0fca4a4580027a5714e6adfeFri, 28 Nov 2014 23:22:03 GMTFans go wild over 88-second 'Star Wars' teaserhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3029939a6dd6455285f760577c4009b1A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a helmetless storm trooper appeared in frame, panicked and sweaty in the middle of vast desert landscape, kicking off the first official look at "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."By The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3029939a6dd6455285f760577c4009b1Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:13:45 GMTSt Louis gets 1,000th point in Rangers' winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85ceeaf0070643528202670434ae81caPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Martin St. Louis wasn't even drafted as a young player. Now, he's in elite company that includes Wayne Gretzky.By AARON BRACYsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaNew York CityPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85ceeaf0070643528202670434ae81caFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:27:02 GMTBob Baker, legendary puppeteer, dead at 90http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39afe8f9dc064780a06039f05c7046c8LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Baker, the founder of one of America's oldest puppet theaters, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPuppetryObituariesRecreation and leisureLifestylePerforming artsEntertainmentLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39afe8f9dc064780a06039f05c7046c8Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:59:35 GMTFerguson protest closes 2 St. Louis-area mallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51bf8f635d7c4ef2a75b5a82a0fb2994FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down two large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.By JIM SALTER and TOM FOREMAN Jr.aBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimePolitical and civil unrestMissouriSt. LouisChicagoNew YorkManchesterCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoisEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51bf8f635d7c4ef2a75b5a82a0fb2994Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:27:42 GMTChristie vetoes politically charged pig crate billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e32060156324197a40466dd30c15603NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his state, a move many observers see as aimed at appeasing Iowa voters ahead of a potential 2016 presidential run.By JILL COLVINaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsState legislatureState governmentsLegislationAnimal welfareLegislatureAgricultureIndustriesSocial issuesSocial affairsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsNew JerseyIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e32060156324197a40466dd30c15603Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:48:24 GMTIconic Mexican comedian 'Chespirito' dies at 85http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/639b87a8aa9f400483e211bc792c3b3fMEXICO CITY (AP) — Roberto Gomez Bolanos, the iconic Mexican comedian who wrote and played the boy television character "El Chavo del Ocho" that defined a generation for millions of Latin American children, died Friday, the Televisa television network said. He was 85.By ISAAC GARRIDOiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentObituariesMexicoLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/639b87a8aa9f400483e211bc792c3b3fFri, 28 Nov 2014 23:05:12 GMT49ers emotionally reeling after embarrassing losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283284b6c0ce4bd58086901aed2c9592SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As if there weren't already enough humiliating elements to San Francisco's lopsided loss to its biggest rival on Thanksgiving night, owner Jed York weighed in on an effort he said "wasn't acceptable."By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsSocial mediaProfessional footballOnline mediaMediaFootballSan FranciscoOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283284b6c0ce4bd58086901aed2c9592Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:38:21 GMTArgentina IDs accounts in alleged tax evasionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0bf56632cd844cfbaf64d71161d1bdeBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's top cable TV operator, a former professional soccer player and a lawmaker are among the holders of some 4,000 secret Swiss bank accounts used to evade taxes, the Argentine tax agency said Friday.By DEBORA REYiBusinessGeneral newsTax evasionCable televisionCrimeGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsTelevisionMediaTelecommunicationsIndustriesArgentinaSwitzerlandSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0bf56632cd844cfbaf64d71161d1bdeFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:37:58 GMTNY dealership ceiling partly collapses, killing 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f36fb16586284a4cb8c46e473ebdd684NEW YORK (AP) — A car dealership's ceiling partially collapsed as construction workers demolished one of its buildings Friday, killing a worker trapped by the rubble as three others scrambled to safety, officials said.By JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f36fb16586284a4cb8c46e473ebdd684Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:48:05 GMTAustin police: Man fired 100-plus rounds downtownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b39c25491b634b918e1957faf9f0de00AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin and tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze early Friday before he died during a confrontation with police, authorities said.By JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustinTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b39c25491b634b918e1957faf9f0de00Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:04:20 GMT