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Egg Bowl Preview

American Football Field Yard Lines IStockPhoto/ Thinkstock(STARKVILLE, Miss.) — Mississippi State can’t afford a loss to rival Ole Miss on Saturday. The Bulldogs sit at No. 4 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings that were announced on Tuesday and are looking forward to the Egg Bowl.

“[It’s the] last regular season for us, rivalry game, you got to leave it all out there on the field,” Bulldogs head coach Dan Mullen said this week. “You kind of work all year round for this type of game.”

Both teams come in ranked for only the third time in 57 years of the Egg Bowl, but Ole Miss dropped to No. 18 after a 30-0 loss to Arkansas last weekend.

“They’re a very good football team,” Rebels head coach Hugh Freeze said. “[Quarterback] Dak Prescott makes them better than very good. You take him away from that team they’re still really good.”

“Defensively they’re one of the best in the nation against the rush. They just don’t give up much on the ground at all,” Freeze continued.

Prescott rallied Mississippi State to a comeback victory in last year’s matchup and remains one of the favorites to win the Heisman Trophy.

“It’s a game played with emotions and a game played with the heart,” Prescott said. “It’s a good rivalry and I’m glad to be a part of it.”

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Egg Bowl Preview

American Football Field Yard Lines IStockPhoto/ Thinkstock(STARKVILLE, Miss.) — Mississippi State can’t afford a loss to rival Ole Miss on Saturday. The Bulldogs sit at No. 4 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings that were announced on Tuesday and are looking forward to the Egg Bowl.

“[It’s the] last regular season for us, rivalry game, you got to leave it all out there on the field,” Bulldogs head coach Dan Mullen said this week. “You kind of work all year round for this type of game.”

Both teams come in ranked for only the third time in 57 years of the Egg Bowl, but Ole Miss dropped to No. 18 after a 30-0 loss to Arkansas last weekend.

“They’re a very good football team,” Rebels head coach Hugh Freeze said. “[Quarterback] Dak Prescott makes them better than very good. You take him away from that team they’re still really good.”

“Defensively they’re one of the best in the nation against the rush. They just don’t give up much on the ground at all,” Freeze continued.

Prescott rallied Mississippi State to a comeback victory in last year’s matchup and remains one of the favorites to win the Heisman Trophy.

“It’s a game played with emotions and a game played with the heart,” Prescott said. “It’s a good rivalry and I’m glad to be a part of it.”

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Egg Bowl Preview

American Football Field Yard Lines IStockPhoto/ Thinkstock(STARKVILLE, Miss.) — Mississippi State can’t afford a loss to rival Ole Miss on Saturday. The Bulldogs sit at No. 4 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings that were announced on Tuesday and are looking forward to the Egg Bowl.

“[It’s the] last regular season for us, rivalry game, you got to leave it all out there on the field,” Bulldogs head coach Dan Mullen said this week. “You kind of work all year round for this type of game.”

Both teams come in ranked for only the third time in 57 years of the Egg Bowl, but Ole Miss dropped to No. 18 after a 30-0 loss to Arkansas last weekend.

“They’re a very good football team,” Rebels head coach Hugh Freeze said. “[Quarterback] Dak Prescott makes them better than very good. You take him away from that team they’re still really good.”

“Defensively they’re one of the best in the nation against the rush. They just don’t give up much on the ground at all,” Freeze continued.

Prescott rallied Mississippi State to a comeback victory in last year’s matchup and remains one of the favorites to win the Heisman Trophy.

“It’s a game played with emotions and a game played with the heart,” Prescott said. “It’s a good rivalry and I’m glad to be a part of it.”

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Preliminary Tariffs Target Chinese-Made Tires

11/27/14 – 4:57 A.M.

A move by federal officials could have an impact on Cooper Tire & Rubber and its employees. The Courier reports the government is taking a step toward imposing tariffs on Chinese-made tires. By next week, U.S. companies will have to post preliminary tariffs on any Chinese-made tires they import to sell. Money from preliminary tariffs go to the government.

There are four preliminary tariff rates being implemented. Depending on the brand of Chinese tire, U.S. companies will have to pay an extra 12.5 percent, 15.69 percent, 17.69 percent, or 81.29 percent to import them.

The move comes as part of preliminary findings from the Commerce Department’s investigation into Chinese companies selling tires below their fair market value. The Chinese government has been accused of subsidizing the lower prices.

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US Ground Forces Participated in Raid, Freeing Eight Hostages

PeterHermesFurian/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — U.S. ground forces participated in a raid on Tuesday in Yemen, freeing eight hostages who had been held by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

A U.S. official confirmed that the raid, initially reported by the New York Times, included about two dozen U.S. Special Operations ground forces, as well as Yemeni forces. They raided a cave near the Saudi Arabian border.

The Yemeni government said on Tuesday that its forces had killed seven operatives of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in a raid. Their statement did not mention American involvement.

The hostages freed included six Yemeni citizens, a Saudi Arabian and an Ethiopian, according to the Times.

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Exclusive: Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Tells George Stephanopoulos He’s Having a Baby

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Police Officer Darren Wilson, who has been in seclusion since the fatal shooting of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown, revealed to Good Morning America Wednesday that he and his new wife are expecting a baby.

Wilson, 28, had earlier told GMA anchor George Stephanopoulos that he had gotten married since the Aug. 9 shooting that has rocked Ferguson and much of the country.

In an installment of the exclusive interview released Wednesday, Wilson mentioned that his wife is pregnant.

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HSBC to Pay $12.5 Million Settlement for Providing Unregistered Services

PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged the private banking arm of HSBC with violating the law by failing to register with the SEC before providing investment advisory and cross-border brokerage.

“HSBC’s Swiss private banking unit illegally conducted advisory or brokerage business with U.S. customers,” Andrew Ceresney, Director of the SEC’s Division of Enhancement said in a press release. The bank’s efforts to prevent registration violations “ultimately failed because their compliance initiatives were not effectively implemented or monitored.”

HSBC began conducting the business in question over 10 years ago. On at least 40 occasions, the SEC says, HSBC personnel traveled to the U.S. to solicit clients, provide investment advice and induce securities transactions — actions they were not registered to provide.

The SEC says that the bank has agreed to admit to its wrongdoing and that it will pay $12.5 million to settle the charges.

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HSBC to Pay $12.5 Million Settlement for Providing Unregistered Services

PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged the private banking arm of HSBC with violating the law by failing to register with the SEC before providing investment advisory and cross-border brokerage.

“HSBC’s Swiss private banking unit illegally conducted advisory or brokerage business with U.S. customers,” Andrew Ceresney, Director of the SEC’s Division of Enhancement said in a press release. The bank’s efforts to prevent registration violations “ultimately failed because their compliance initiatives were not effectively implemented or monitored.”

HSBC began conducting the business in question over 10 years ago. On at least 40 occasions, the SEC says, HSBC personnel traveled to the U.S. to solicit clients, provide investment advice and induce securities transactions — actions they were not registered to provide.

The SEC says that the bank has agreed to admit to its wrongdoing and that it will pay $12.5 million to settle the charges.

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Dozens Arrested at Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong

Photo by Lucas Schifres/Getty Images(MONG KOK, Hong Kong) — Dozens of people were arrested on Tuesday in Hong Kong after police cracked down on pro-democracy protesters.

According to a press release from the Hong Kong government, police assisted bailiffs in executing an injunction order after protesters had confronted officers and tried to obstruct roads. The government says that 86 people were arrested for crimes including unlawful assembly, assaulting police, possession of an offensive weapon and obstructing police.

Among the weapons found at the protests include an axe, an iron hammer and a crowbar. Nine police officers were injured in the operation.

The government is urging people not to assemble unlawfully, block roads or charge at police. Additionally, non-protesters should avoid the areas where protests have occurred to “avoid unnecessary injuries.”

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