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Suspect in Georgia Cop Killing is Dead, Investigators Say

Suspect in Georgia Cop Killing is Dead, Investigators Say

Georgia authorities say the second officer shot during a domestic disturbance call Wednesday has died. Both officers were transported to a hospital, and Smith was later taken via medical helicopter to a Macon hospital, where he is now in critical condition.



European Central Bank adds half a trillion euros in stimulus

German two-year bonds are now retesting record low yields at -0.73%. The European Central Bank extended its quantitative easing program to the end of 2017, reducing the monthly pace with the caveat that it can step up asset purchases or prolong them if needed.


Stay or go? Tribe gives conflicting messages to protest camp

Stay or go? Tribe gives conflicting messages to protest camp

Dave Archambault , II., chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, said it will be forever grateful to the Obama Administration for the historic decision. Approximately 200 Native tribes and tens of hundreds of environmentalists and activists united to protest (self-dubbed " water protectors ") the pipeline.


IOC clears 3 bid cities to advance in race for 2024 Olympics

IOC clears 3 bid cities to advance in race for 2024 Olympics

His first report, published before the Rio Olympics, confirmed the involvement of the Russian sports ministry and secret police in covering up positive drugs tests of athletes at the Sochi Winter Olympics. Meanwhile, the International Olympic Committee said it has so far sanctioned 79 athletes whose samples came back positive this year in reanalysis with improved techniques that can detect use of steroids going back weeks rather than days.


Thanksgiving online sales surge as American shoppers choose to stay at home

Thanksgiving online sales surge as American shoppers choose to stay at home

And one shopper says he got a good deal on electronics. The mall opened Thursday from 6 p.m.to 1 a.m. and reopened Friday morning to more early shoppers. The data sets up the Cyber Monday push for e-commerce. Walton's daughters said they had fun and were more than excited to show us their big finds.


Crude Oil Prices Soothe after Two Straight Sessions of Losses

Crude Oil Prices Soothe after Two Straight Sessions of Losses

Refinery crude runs rose 134,000 barrels per day as utilization rates gained 0.6 percentage point to 90.4% of total capacity, EIA data showed. The U.S. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed on November 30 to its first production cut since 2008, whereby it will reduce output by around 1.2 million barrels per day to 32.5 million bpd from January for six months.