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Associated Press
SHANGHAI (AP) -- Hundreds of workers streamed through dark streets, blocking an entrance to an Apple iPhone supplier's factory in eastern China to protest unpaid bonuses and factory reassignments, two witnesses and a U.S. nonprofit group said Thursday....
SEATTLE (AP) -- Developers of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal that would be the largest in the nation have poured big money into a port commissioner race in Washington state that may shape the project's future....
DALLAS (AP) -- Shares of United Airlines dropped more than 12 percent on Thursday - their biggest one-day percentage decline in eight years - after a contentious conference call that caused analysts to question whether United executives are making progress on their turnaround plan....
NEW YORK (AP) -- The selfie is everywhere - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application....
Your golden years are supposed to be the time when you live off your retirement savings, see more of your family and dive fully into leisurely pursuits. Unfortunately, they're also the years when you'll be a prime target of financial scams....
      
Wall Street Journal
Verizon Communications Inc. boosted its subscriber rolls in the third quarter, a sign the carrier’s return to unlimited data plans earlier this year has stanched customer defections.
Target Corp. said it would expand plans to remodel its existing supercenters and open smaller stores in cities, as the retailer seeks to win back shoppers in the competitive retail environment.
Chevron is temporarily suspending its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan, as an Iraqi backlash against Kurdish independence is quickly reordering the region’s booming energy business.
The office-space provider’s 38-year-old CEO sells tech investors on his vision for communal workplaces that appeal to millennials—while critics call it an overvalued real-estate play.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is near a deal to add Lord & Taylor to its website, part of a broader effort by the retail giant to build an online shopping destination that can compete with Amazon.com Inc.
      
CNNMoney
Read full story for latest details.
In the race to win Amazon's second home, Seattle's airports tell a story of what some cities may have to gain (and maybe lose) from the retail and tech giant's arrival.
Once the Vermont store is completed in 2018, Target will have a location in every U.S. state.
In an open letter on Thursday, about 30 anonymous staffers said "we all knew that we were working for a man with an infamous temper," but "we did not know we were working for a serial sexual predator."
The engine's stated goal is "to end American dependence on the Russian-made RD-180 engine."
      
NY Times Business Headlines
The ride-hailing company is exploring a 2018 initial public offering, as it added fresh capital to its coffers from investors including a venture arm spun out of Google.
Tech has fought online ad regulations, but three senators will introduce a bipartisan bill to force the industry to disclose who buys political ads.
A trip to Italy with a dead smartphone resulted in some predictable withdrawal pains, but also provided welcome respite from the clutter of information.
The online retailer is moving in. Booksellers are nervous. But disrupting Australians’ reading habits might not be so easy to do.
Card debt has soared to record levels, generating big profits for banks but leaving some people with unmanageable payments.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
Several American cities are delivering prime pitches to Amazon as the retail tech giant weighs its option for a second headquarters in North America.
     
 
 
Asian automakers take the top three places, but Detroit shows some improvement
     
 
 
Reports indicate that smartphone buyers are holding out for the iPhone X, sparking fears that demand for the iPhone 8 isn't as strong as anticipated.
     
 
 
The electric car automaker sees a higher rating for the Model S -- and a prediction for the Model 3
     
 
 
We’re more than a month away from the Black Friday shopping extravaganza and the predictions are rolling in.
     
 
 
      
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