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Obama: No excuse for violent, destructive protest

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President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about Ferguson, Mo., before speaking at the Copernicus Community Center in Chicago to discuss immigration reform, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama sharply rebuked protesters Tuesday night for racially charged violence in Missouri, saying there was no excuse for burning buildings, torching cars and destroying other property after a grand jury declined to indict the white police officer who shot a black teenager.


Gunmen seize jewels and hostage in Paris heist

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PARIS (AP) — Two gunmen robbed a Cartier jewelry boutique in a tony and tourist-filled Paris neighborhood Tuesday, fled police in a chase across the Seine River, took a hostage — and then surrendered, authorities said.

HP fourth-quarter revenue drops on weak enterprise demand

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A Hewlett-Packard logo is seen at the company's Executive Briefing Center in Palo AltoBy Sarah McBride (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co said its quarterly revenue fell in almost every business segment over the year, highlighting weaknesses ahead of the company's planned 2015 separation of its enterprise services from its traditional computer and printing units. Sales fell 2.5 percent in the fourth quarter to $28.41 billion, from $29.13 billion a year earlier, HP said on Tuesday. Analysts had expected $28.76 billion. Profit declined 2.7 percent to $2.01 billion, or $1.06 cents a share, compared with $1.01 cents a share a year ago, in line with analysts' expectations. ...


Obama deeply worried and 'disappointed' by Ferguson violence

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By Steve Holland CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is concerned and disappointed at the violence that broke out after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, a White House aide said on Tuesday. Obama, who was to make remarks in Chicago on immigration, was delayed leaving the White House for the trip to get a briefing about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, from Attorney General Eric Holder, according to White House spokesman Eric Schultz. ...

Heirloom ring flushed; sewer workers retrieve it

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CENTRAL POINT, Ore. (AP) — Pat Hanson of Central Point says she's lost about 10 pounds recently, an aftereffect of a fall, and noticed in church earlier this month that her mother's wedding ring was loose on her finger.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Obama: Destruction of property after Ferguson ruling puts people at risk, is a criminal act.

Two Americans charged with supporting IS

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The US Department of Justice sealTwo young American men, one of whom is in the Middle East fighting, have been charged with supporting the Islamic State group, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Somali Americans Abdi Nur, 20, and Abdullahi Yusuf, 18, have been charged with "conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, namely, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)," Assistant Attorney General John Carlin said. Yusuf was to appear in court Tuesday in Minneapolis, where there is a large Somali American community. Abdi Nur, who traveled May 29 to Turkey, through which many jihadists pass en route to fight with IS, was to have returned to the United States June 16 but did not, the statement added.


Judge: FEC improperly narrowed disclosure rules

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Election Commission impermissibly narrowed disclosure requirements for corporations and labor organizations that finance electioneering communications, the political ads that run close to an election, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Chiefs' Berry has support from all corners

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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry (29) enters the field prior to an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Kansas City, Mo. Berry is gearing up for a fight after a mass was found in his chest following last week's game in Oakland. He was placed on the non-football injury list Monday, and trainer Rick Burkholder said Berry may have lymphoma. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Wide receiver Jason Avant arrived in Kansas City a few days ago, a mid-season signing by the Chiefs. He was leaving his hotel Tuesday when a woman mustered up the courage to approach him.


U.S. General Breedlove to hold talks in Ukraine on Wednesday

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By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A top U.S. military commander, General Philip Breedlove, will visit Ukraine on Wednesday for talks with senior political and military leaders, a spokesman said. Breedlove, who is head of U.S. European Command as well as NATO's top military commander, will be visiting Kiev in his U.S. capacity, the spokesman said. "He is scheduled to meet with senior political and military leaders ... to discuss the security situation in eastern Ukraine, support from the U.S. and reforms planned in the defence sector," he said. The U.S. ...

Holder: 'Disappointed' by violence in Ferguson

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Attorney General Eric Holder makes calls related to the situation in Ferguson in his office at the Department of Justice in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he was "disappointed" by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown.


Ed Dept. seek to improve teacher prep programs

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration, seeking to improve teaching even before teachers enter the classroom, is proposing new rules that would penalize teacher-training programs that turn out ill-prepared graduates.

White House vows to kill deal to extend tax breaks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is working feverishly to quickly scuttle a congressional effort to permanently renew generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals, saying a plan brewing on Capitol Hill favored corporations over the working class.

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