Rams WR Bailey has surgery after being shot in Florida

FILE - This Aug. 8, 2013, file photo shows St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey watching from the bench in the fourth quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, in Cleveland. Suspended Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot and critically wounded as he and four other people were sitting in a car outside a home in the Miami area, police said Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. Bailey was at a hospital awaiting surgery for injuries that have not been disclosed by the Rams or the authorities. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stedman Bailey was in intensive care and in stable condition at a Miami area hospital Wednesday after undergoing a surgical procedure that the St. Louis Rams say lasted 4-6 hours for a bullet wound to the head.

Frank Gifford's family says CTE found in his brain

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2010, file photo, former New York Giants player Frank Gifford looks on during the Ring of Honor ceremony during halftime of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants at New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death. In a statement released through NBC News on Wednesday, the family says Gifford suffered from unspecified “cognitive and behavioral symptoms” in his later years. He died suddenly of natural causes at his Connecticut home in August at age 84. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death.

Tesco in $12 million U.S. settlement over accounting scandal

The head office of Tesco is seen in Cheshunt, in southern EnglandBy Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tesco Plc has agreed to pay $12 million (8 million pounds) to settle a U.S. shareholder lawsuit claiming that accounting irregularities inflated the share price of Britain's largest retailer. The all-cash settlement was disclosed in filings on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, and requires court approval. Tesco denied wrongdoing in agreeing to settle, court papers show.

Obama 'pardons' turkey in Thanksgiving tradition

US President Barack Obama (C) prepares to pardon the National Thanksgiving Turkey in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC on November 25, 2015President Barack Obama symbolically pardoned a turkey on Wednesday, a White House tradition on the eve of the US Thanksgiving holiday when Americans will feast on the poultry. "America is, after all, a country of second chances, and this turkey has earned a second chance to live out the rest his life comfortably," said a beaming Obama in the gardens of the presidential mansion, flanked by his daughters Malia and Sasha. "It is hard to believe this is my seventh year of pardoning a turkey.

Protesters to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday

In this Oct. 20, 2014 frame from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being shot by officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. Van Dyke, who shot McDonald 16 times, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (Chicago Police Department via AP)CHICAGO (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza.

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