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Midday Roundup: Put away the turkey, it’s time to go shopping

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Newsworthy | Hit the stores. The traditional Black Friday shopping day again started last night, with many stores opening at 5 p.m. The idea quickly has caught on with the…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson violence simmers after post-grand jury explosion

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Night Two. Overnight protests in Ferguson, Mo., were less violent than on Monday, but angry rioters did torch one police car and vandalize several businesses.

Ferguson burns after protests turn violent

By Lynde Langdon & Leigh Jones
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Crime | Protestors destroyed a dozen businesses and two police cars after learning Darren Wilson will not be tried for killing Michael Brown

Chuck Hagel resigns from the Defense Department

By Leigh Jones
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Government | Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned from the Obama administration this morning, a move the president did not resist. An official who spoke on condition of…

GOP files suit against Obama administration

By Leigh Jones
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Politics | House Republicans have filed suit against President Barack Obama, claiming he overstepped his constitutional authority in enforcing parts of Obamacare. GOP…

Midday Roundup: Weathermen work overtime as winter arrives early

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Brrrrrrr. New Yorkers are digging out from an unwelcome blanket of snow this morning as unseasonably cold temperatures set most of the country shivering. As…

Keystone approval dies in the Senate

By Leigh Jones
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Politics | Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu fell one vote short of the 60 she needed to get her bill authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline through the Senate…

Midday Roundup: Parents of ISIS victim say they will heal, forgive in time

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | A life laid down. Peter Kassig’s parents made their first public appearance since their son’s death during a press conference in the United Methodist…

ISIS beheads another American

By Leigh Jones
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ISIS | ISIS terrorists beheaded American aid worker Peter Kassig over the weekend, releasing a gruesome video of his body on Sunday. Militants seized Kassig, a…

Keystone XL wins House approval, heads to the Senate

By Leigh Jones
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Government | The long debated, much studied Keystone XL pipeline may be the biggest beneficiary of the protracted battle for the Louisiana Senate seat. This afternoon, the…

Midday Roundup: Obama tweaks the GOP with hints of immigration reform

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Immigration reform? The White House is floating a proposal for immigration reforms by executive order, although officials who “leaked” the plans say the…

Midday Roundup: GOP picks up another Senate seat

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Winner declared. A week after most other Senate contests were settled, Republican Dan Sullivan has declared victory in Alaska. Sullivan’s battle with…

 
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