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AP Business Headlines
VIENNA (AP) -- OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna on Thursday are in a bind. Prices are plunging - and in the short term, the cartel may not be able to do much about it....
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A 24-hour general strike in Greece shut down services across the country, forcing flight cancelations and school closures and leaving state hospitals functioning with emergency staff, while thousands of protesters marched in central Athens....
TOKYO (AP) -- Share prices drifted Thursday but expectations for new stimulus in China and Europe helped to limit losses....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House....
DETROIT (AP) -- U.S. safety regulators threatened fines and legal action against Takata Corp. Wednesday unless the company admits that its driver's air bag inflators are defective and agrees to a nationwide recall....
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
GoPro is developing its own line of consumer drones to expand from its core business of making wearable video cameras popular with surfers and other sports enthusiasts.
AT&T backpedaled from a threat to freeze the rollout of its ultrafast Internet service because of uncertainty around the government’s net-neutrality rules.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting nearly 30 directors and midlevel managers in China, where the retailer is pushing to contain costs and improve slumping sales.
U.S. auto-safety regulators are demanding Chrysler Group expand its recall of potentially defective Takata Corp. air bags nationwide and begin notifying customers of the new campaign by Monday.
Coca-Cola and SABMiller have struck a new multimillion-dollar brand and bottling deal as the companies, two of the world’s biggest drinks makers, eye a bigger share of the African beverage market.
      
CNNMoney Headlines
Some shoppers are saying enough is enough as stores open earlier.
Retailers are promising big deals this Black Friday, but are the savings actually worth the shopping mayhem? Test your deal-sniffing skills.
At malls and department stores across America, the faithful are lining up and camping out for deals.
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Tired of buying a tie or golf stuff for that businessman or woman? Etsy, the online craft hub, might have you covered.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
The Socialist government is rethinking a law that was meant to create jobs but lately has been criticized for adding to the country’s economic woes.






A system under which big consumers shut down elevator banks or a production line at peak hours of electricity demand has been challenged by power producers, who lose their most valuable revenue hours.






Leaning on the Clean Air Act, President Obama has reshaped environmental policy more than any previous occupant of the White House.






Jian Ghomeshi, the former host of “Q” for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, faces four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking.






A system under which big consumers shut down elevator banks or a production line at peak hours of electricity demand has been challenged by power producers, who lose their most valuable revenue hours.






      
USA Today Business Headlines
Retailers hoping to entice customers into stores as early as 6 a.m. on Thursday.
     
 
 
Economic reports on consumer spending, durable goods and jobless claims show mixed picture.
     
 
 
Get an up-close look at the extravagant holiday window displays from Manhattan retailers
     
 
 
Thankful on Thanksgiving?: Intuit CEO has $28 million to be thankful for.
     
 
 
Investors know that retailers are about to make some serious money
     
 
 
      
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