UK consumer morale holds steady in November - GfK
LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer morale held steady in November in the face of slipping confidence about the economy's prospects over the next 12 months, a survey by polling company GfK showed on Friday.






Ferguson residents come together for day of kindness
Streets are deserted after a Thanksgiving Day that mixed kindness with sadness, heartbreak with hope. Protesters are urging supporters to boycott shopping on Black Friday.

Extremely rare for grand jury not to return indictment, statistics show
The grand jury's decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown was historic for many reasons, including the fiery protests that erupted in its wake. It was also historic in how rare it is for a grand jury not to return an indictment.

New US police shooting in spotlight, calm in Ferguson

This screen grab from a surveillance video released by the Cleveland Police Department on November 26, 2014 shows Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy, who was shot by a Cleveland police officer at a recreation centerA video showing Cleveland police shooting dead a black youth raised new questions about US police treatment of young African Americans, as calm returned to the flashpoint town of Ferguson on the Thanksgiving holiday. Ferguson, a suburb of St Louis, had seen sometimes violent protests since Monday's explosive decision by a Missouri grand jury not to charge a white policeman who shot dead an unarmed black teen in August. The decision revived long-standing questions about how police, especially white officers, interact with African Americans -- questions asked again after the weekend shooting in Cleveland of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.


China: No more 'weird' buildings
The Chinese leadership has called for less "weird architecture" to be built in the country. Does it mean the end of unusual structures like these?

Ferguson pauses for Thanksgiving as community seeks way forward
Groups try to clean up after several nights of protests following grand jury decision in Michael Brown case

How Victorians dressed for death
Today, mourning a death in the family often means donning the most formal black outfit in one's closet for one solemn afternoon. But 150 years ago, it was a reason to stash away one's current best and purchase a whole new grief-appropriate wardrobe.

Two civilians killed in shelling in east Ukraine rebel city
DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - A 12-year-old boy and a 55-year-old woman were killed by shelling in the eastern Ukrainian separatist stronghold of Donetsk on Thursday, the city administration reported, despite a Sept. 5 ceasefire deal.

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