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Shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, as retailers branch out

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals....
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The last straw? Uber loyalists tested by string of scandals

DETROIT (AP) -- Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals....
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China cuts import tariffs on some consumer goods

BEIJING (AP) -- China announced tariff cuts Friday on consumer goods including avocados, mineral water and baby carriages in a new effort to spur economic growth driven by domestic consumption and reduce reliance on trade and investment....
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AP Explains: What the Uber data breach is all about

When Uber paid a $100,000 ransom so that hackers who broke into its data warehouse would destroy the personal information they stole, it allowed the ride-sharing company to keep a massive breach of 57 million user and driver accounts secret for nearly a year....
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'Macron effect' fuels Paris bid for post-Brexit business

PARIS (AP) -- Banking giant Citigroup, fast food master KFC and elevator-maker Otis are planning to expand activities in France thanks in part to what they call the "Macron effect" - a surge in investor optimism driven by the French president's pro-business promises....
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China reports breaking up gang that moved $3 billion abroad

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese police say they have broken up a gang that smuggled 20 billion yuan ($3 billion) out of the country, evading financial controls imposed by Beijing to stem an outflow of capital from the economy....
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Asian shares mixed, China in focus after big sell-off

HONG KONG (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mixed Friday with investors finding little guidance after Wall Street closed for the Thanksgiving holiday and Chinese markets in focus after a big sell-off the previous day....
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What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission formally released a draft of its plan to kill net-neutrality rules , which equalized access to the internet and prevented broadband providers from favoring their own apps and services....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you think setting a $15 minimum wage for city contractors is most important when funding projects with taxpayers' dollars? <More Info>

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84%
Yes
16%
Total Votes: 4,276

Yesterday's Poll

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Would you like to see Pennsylvania adopt blue laws prohibiting shopping at retailers on Thanksgiving Day?

No
63%
Yes
37%
Total Votes: 30,189