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Seattle protesters enter shopping malls, chaining doors shut at one
By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Protesters angered by a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, entered a pair of shopping malls in downtown Seattle on Friday and disrupted a tree-lighting ceremony. More than 120 people were marching when a group broke off, went through Pacific Place mall and chained shut two doors, Seattle Police Department spokesman Patrick Michaud said. Seattle police later said on Twitter that a total of five people were arrested in the protests. ...

Butler powers Bulls past Celtics
Joakim Noah delivered 15 points, 14 rebounds, six assists and six blocks in his return to the lineup as the Chicago Bulls improved to 3-3 on their recent road trip with a 109-102 win over BostonJimmy Butler drained four clutch free throws down the stretch for the Chicago Bulls, who improved to 3-3 on their recent road trip with a 109-102 win over Boston. Butler finished with 22 points and Derrick Rose had 21 for Chicago, who began the final quarter on an 11-2 run to grab a 96-93 lead and the score stayed close the rest of the way. "I like the direction we are headed," said Butler. Joakim Noah delivered 15 points, 14 rebounds, six assists and six blocks in his return to the lineup.

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) — An arbitrator Friday threw out Ray Rice's indefinite suspension by the NFL for hitting his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator, freeing him to play again.

French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guinea
French President Francois Hollande has his temperature measured upon his arrival at the Donka hospital in Conakry, Guinea, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, as part of a one day visit in Guinea focused on Ebola situation. Hollande is set to become the first Western head of state to visit one of the west African countries worst hit by Ebola as he flies into Guinea for a brief stopover.(AP Photo/Alain Jocard,Pool)CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and dancing to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to visit a country hard hit by Ebola.

A glance at national protests, cleanup in Ferguson
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)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters turned out in several U.S. cities on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Today in History
Today is Saturday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2014. There are 32 days left in the year.

Column: We're all the better for Watson's words
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson (82) fights for extra yardage against Dallas Cowboys free safety Barry Church (42) during the first half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. Watson put words to his jumbled emotions in the wake of a grand jury deciding not to indict a police officer for the shooting death of African-American teenager Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)We need more athletes like Benjamin Watson.

Michael Brown's legacy continues to evolve
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo, Nikki Jones, of Spanish Lake, Mo, holds a button in support of Michael Brown while visiting the community in the apartment development near where he was fatally shot in Ferguson, Mo. After Brown's Aug. 9 shooting death at the hands of a white police officer his legacy continues to evolve. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal Constitution, Curtis Compton, File)NEW 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.

Taiwan local elections test pro-China ruling party
Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou, center, arrives at a polling station to cast his votes in the local elections including Taipei mayor in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Taiwan's relations with historic foe China are playing a key role in local elections on the self-ruled island Saturday as the ruling Nationalist Party meets increased resistance to forging stronger ties with Beijing. (AP Photo/Central News Agency)TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's relations with historic foe China are playing a key role in local elections on the self-ruled island Saturday as the ruling Nationalist Party meets increased resistance to forging stronger ties with Beijing.

Correction: Obit-Diem Brown story
FILE - In this July 26, 2014 file photo, Diem Brown attends the 17th Annual Super Saturday Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Benefit, presented by QVC, at Nova's Ark Project in Water Mill, in New York. Brown, 32, has lost a long battle with cancer. The reality star and advocate for cancer survivors died Friday , Nov. 14, 2014, in a New York hospital, according to E! Network correspondent Alicia Quarles. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Nov. 14 reporting the death of Diem Brown, The Associated Press reported erroneously that she was 32, based on statements Brown gave to the media. Her family has confirmed she was 34 when she died.

Former 'Real World' cast member dies in Wisconsin
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Police say a former cast member of MTV's "The Real World: New Orleans" has died in Wisconsin.

Mom: Missing Ohio player texted about concussions
This photo taken on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 and provided by Ohio State university shows college football player Kosta Karageorge in Columbus, Ohio. The mother of a missing Ohio State football player has told police he texted her about his prior concussions the morning he disappeared. A missing-person report filed with Columbus police Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, says Karageorge told his mother he was sorry if he was an embarrassment but concussions had his head messed up. The 6-foot-5 senior missed practice Wednesday and Thursday and has not been heard from. (AP Photo/Ohio State University, Jay LaPrete)COLUMBUS, 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.

Police: Man held after choking neighbor's loud dog
This undated photo provided by the Portsmouth Police Department, in New Hampshire, shows Roger Pelletier, who has been charged with felony counts of burglary and cruelty to animals, as well as simple assault after he tried to strangle his neighbor’s barking dog but ended up getting bitten and arrested. (AP Photo/Portsmouth Police Department)PORTSMOUTH, 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.

U.S. Black Friday shopping marked by thinner crowds, protests
A Walmart employee helps a customer with a 50" TV on sale for $218 on Black Friday in BroomfieldBy Nandita Bose and Nathan Layne WEST HARTFORD, Conn./CHICAGO (Reuters) - Mall crowds were relatively thin on Black Friday in a sign of what has become the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping: the mad rush is happening the night of Thanksgiving and more consumers are picking up deals online. Across the United States, shoppers were greeted by protesters at hundreds of stores - some calling for higher wages at Wal-Mart Stores Inc , others protesting the decision of a grand jury not to indict a white police officer in the August shooting of an 18-year-old unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri. ...

Fans go wild over 88-second 'Star Wars' teaser
In this image released by Disney, a scene is shown from the upcoming film, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," expected in theaters on Dec. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/LucasFilm, Disney)A 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."

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