Why blacks want Black Friday boycott
Soledad O'Brien and Rose Arce say with #BlackoutBlackFriday, a group of blacks in the arts are urging African Americans to use their economic clout to protest police brutality in Ferguson and beyond

Marston's to sell another 200 pubs as it focuses more on food
(Reuters) - British pub owner and brewer Marston's Plc said it expected to dispose of another 200 pubs over the next 12 months as it focuses on establishments that feature food as a way to attract more women, families and older customers.

Nine injured in south China knife attack
BEIJING (Reuters) - Nine people were rushed to the hospital after a man stabbed them at a grocery store in south China on Thursday, state media reported, the latest in a series of knifings that has unnerved the country.

#MyDressMyChoice: Kenyans rally
Kenyans took to the streets of Nairobi on Monday to send a message to men: Stop attacking women because of the way they dress.

The woman with 50 mustaches
It's Movember, that time of year when men everywhere grow ridiculous looking mustaches to raise awareness about men's health.

Egypt reopens Gaza crossing

The Rafah border crossing is the only route into the Gaza Strip not controlled by IsraelEgypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with Gaza on Wednesday for the first time since its closure in late October after a bombing in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said. The crossing, which is the only access point to the Palestinian territory not controlled by Israel, will open for four hours on both Wednesday and Thursday, a government official said. "The crossing is being opened for two days to help traffic mainly from Egypt to Gaza," the official said, suggesting that for now the reopening was only temporary. The United Nations says more than 3,500 Palestinians have been stranded on the Egyptian side since the crossing was closed after a suicide attack killed 30 soldiers in the North Sinai on October 24.














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