Seven arrested in New York in Ferguson protest

People watch the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 27, 2014 in New YorkPolice in New York on Thursday arrested seven protesters who tried to disrupt the massive Thanksgiving Day parade over the decision not to charge a Ferguson cop who shot dead an unarmed black teen. The demonstrators -- angry over this week's decision by a Missouri grand jury not to indict the white officer over the August death of Michael Brown -- were detained for "disorderly conduct," a police spokeswoman told AFP. Activists had used the #stoptheparade hashtag on Twitter to gather support for Thursday's protest. In New York, 10 people had been arrested Tuesday during demonstrations that blocked bridges and tunnels in the Big Apple.


Three expatriate workers kidnapped in Nigeria's delta region
YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Three expatriate construction workers were kidnapped on Friday in Nigeria's Bayelsa state in the delta region, a witness and a security source said.

Billionaire media mogul seeks to lead Quebec separatists

Media mogul Pierre Karl Peladeau announces he will seek the leadership of the Parti Quebecois, the standardbearer of a movement to split the province from the rest of CanadaMedia mogul Pierre Karl Peladeau announced Thursday he will seek the leadership of the Parti Quebecois, the standardbearer of a movement to split the province from the rest of Canada. Peladeau, 53, made the announcement in a speech to students at the University of Montreal. The majority shareholder of telecom giant Quebecor, which also controls 40 percent of newspapers and broadcast news in the mostly French-speaking province, only recently entered politics, winning a seat in Quebec's legislature in April. At the same time, he shocked many by revealing his support for Quebec independence.


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