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AP Top Headlines At 8 p.m. EST

AP Top Headlines At 8 p.m. EST

1 - For some, location of Brown's hands irrelevant
2 - Ferguson gives thanks after a quiet night
3 - 10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
4 - OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices
5 - US celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey
6 - Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies
7 - Evangelicals with gay children challenging church
8 - Mubarak verdict due, but Egyptians' interest wanes
9 - Early-bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving
10 - Eagles roll over Cowboys 33-10 for NFC East lead
1 - For some, location of Brown's hands irrelevant

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The word spread within minutes of Michael Brown's death - a young black man with his hands raised in surrender had just been shot by a white cop....

11/27/2014 3:50:33 PM

2 - Ferguson gives thanks after a quiet night

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church services - a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case....

11/27/2014 4:19:19 PM

3 - 10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....

11/27/2014 12:21:45 PM

4 - OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

VIENNA (AP) -- Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result....

11/27/2014 2:37:12 PM

5 - US celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

NEW YORK (AP) -- Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are overcoming some nasty weather and power outages. At the White House, President Barack Obama is spending a quiet Thanksgiving with a traditional meal....

11/27/2014 4:51:57 PM

6 - Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all....

11/27/2014 11:10:08 AM

7 - Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians....

11/27/2014 2:00:43 PM

8 - Mubarak verdict due, but Egyptians' interest wanes

CAIRO (AP) -- Amal Shaker's 25-year-old son Ahmed was fatally shot in the back on the "Friday of Rage," one of the bloodiest days of Egypt's 2011 uprising against longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Nearly four years later, she is still waiting for justice....

11/27/2014 11:39:57 AM

9 - Early-bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) -- Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition....

11/27/2014 7:34:13 PM

10 - Eagles roll over Cowboys 33-10 for NFC East lead

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- LeSean McCoy is looking more like the NFL rushing champion of a year ago, and Mark Sanchez is getting more comfortable in Philadelphia's offense....

11/27/2014 8:01:20 PM


 

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