FERGUSON, Mo. - Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri began targeting Black Friday sales at major retailers overnight in a new tactic to vent their anger at a grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen. Full Article
LONDON - Oil prices extended their recent slide on Friday, sending related shares and currencies lower, after OPEC decided to refrain from cutting output despite a supply glut.
MEXICO CITY - Embattled President Enrique Pena Nieto vowed to simplify Mexico's chaotic police structure and stop collusion between officials and drug gangs as he tried to defuse anger over the apparent massacre of 43 students in September. Full Article | Video
TOKYO - Japan's annual core consumer inflation slowed for a third straight month in October due to falling oil prices, highlighting the economic gloom facing Premier Shinzo Abe as he campaigns for a new mandate to implement his stalled recovery plan. Full Article
SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong has taken a senior position in the ruling Workers' Party, state media reported, confirming speculation that she has moved closer to the center of power in the secretive state. Full Article