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Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stock indexes are mixed Friday, a day after the market made its biggest gain in two months. Technology companies are returning some of their recent gains. Retailers including Ross Stores, Gap and Foot Locker are jumping after they reported strong quarterly results. Smaller companies are also rising....
GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) -- European Union leaders warned Britain on Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be broadened to cover future relations and trade from next month onward....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Does money roll downhill?...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses....
      
Wall Street Journal
New suitors are circling 21st Century Fox, affirming that the media empire built by Rupert Murdoch is now in play. Comcast has approached the media company to express interest in buying a substantial piece of it. Verizon and Sony are also kicking the tires.
Meredith Corp. has made a takeover bid for storied magazine publisher Time Inc. in the range of $17 to $20 a share, according to people familiar with the situation.
The world’s biggest retailer posted its strongest quarterly U.S. sales growth in nearly a decade Thursday, boosted by a big jump in e-commerce and strong store traffic at a time when many traditional retailers are struggling to keep their business growing.
Going beyond search, the internet giant is presenting itself as an oracle by promoting a single result over all others as a definitive answer. Many of these “featured snippets” are contentious, improbable or laughably incorrect.
Digital publisher BuzzFeed is on track to miss its revenue target for this year by a significant amount, the latest sign that troubles in the online ad business are making it tough for new-media upstarts to live up to lofty expectations.
      
CNNMoney
NFL owners are accusing Jerry Jones of "damaging the league" with his continued threats to sue over Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension, according to a letter.
A new report by a U.S. government panel has called for staff members of Chinese state-run media groups in the U.S. to be made to register as foreign agents.
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U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore published an open letter to Sean Hannity on Wednesday night pushing back against allegations of sexual abuse.
Some controversial figures are losing their blue check mark.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
GAC Motor wants to lead an export push as China prepares the rest of its auto industry to go global and, in particular, target the American market.
Tax cuts that give rich people more money aren’t good for anyone, including the rich. Believing it will help them buy special things is a cognitive error.
Aiming to remake a multibillion-dollar industry, the automaker said it would have a semi for sale in two years that would be nearly self-driving.
Fans of Italy’s A.C. Milan greeted its new owner as a savior. Today, as the debt-burdened team bleeds money, questions swirl around its new benefactor.
The cable giant is discussing acquiring the Fox movie studio, the FX network, regional sports channels and a vast overseas TV distribution business.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
The Tesla CEO finished taking the wraps off a new semi when he unveiled a blisteringly fast new roadster in Los Angeles Thursday.
     
 
 
Trying to find a job that pays over $100,000? You'll need to start planning early, according to a new list of high-paying jobs compiled by Indeed.
     
 
 
Will your assets be taxed after you're dead?
     
 
 
The so-called 21 Club includes U.S. tech stocks like Apple, Facebook and Amazon, and blue chips like Visa, Home Depot and McDonald's.
     
 
 
The kosher industry is now $12.5 billion strong and growing.
     
 
 
      
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