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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, file photo, Denver Walmart Supercenter employee Aaron Sanford stocks toys on shelves in preparation for a Thanksgiving night rush that kicks off Black Friday weekend. Retailers are kicking off the holiday shopping season with an eye toward wooing shoppers away from rivals. (AP Photo/Jim Anderson, File)
November 23, 2017 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving and will be finding some surprises: toys and TVs at J.C. Penney, Barbies at Best Buy, kitchen appliances like wine refrigerators at B.J.'s. As the holiday shopping season officially kicked off Thursday, retailers are counting on a lift...
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November 23, 2017 - 2:41 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Big box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries in the area are rolling out deals, too. The Las Vegas Sun reports more than 40 dispensaries in the Las Vegas area will offer discounts on marijuana flower...
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November 23, 2017 - 12:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — U.K. politicians expressed dismay Thursday after the European Union booted Britain out of the contest to become European Capital of Culture because of Brexit. Britain was due to hold the title in 2023, and five British cities and regions were competing to be chosen. But the European...
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks during a regional banking conference, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Hariri told the conference that the country's stability is his primary concern. The remarks, a day after Hariri suspended his resignation, sought to assure the Hariri's government would keep up the effort to have Lebanon remain a top Mideast destination for finance. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
November 23, 2017 - 12:07 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri assured regional bankers on Thursday that Lebanon's stability was his top concern, one day after walking back his shock resignation that threw his country into turmoil. Hariri, speaking at the Arab Banking Conference in Beirut, said his government...
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November 23, 2017 - 11:46 am
LONDON (AP) — U.K. politicians have expressed dismay after the European Union booted Britain out of the contest to become European Capital of Culture because of Brexit. Britain was due to hold the title in 2023, and five British cities were competing to be chosen. But the EU says that since Britain...
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The bottom part of the European Central Bank is reflected in the Main river in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
November 23, 2017 - 10:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Jobs are being created across the 19-country eurozone at a pace not seen since the turn of the millennium thanks to stronger economic growth, particularly in a resurgent France, according to a closely watched survey Thursday. In another sign that a robust economic recovery across the...
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France's President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, prior to a meeting, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
November 23, 2017 - 10:16 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and Poland's prime minister took a first, key step Thursday toward mending differences that are weighing on the whole European Union. After talks in Paris, the two leaders remained at odds over their main dispute — workers from Eastern Europe posted by...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2007 file photo, a bobcat trapped in a snare at the Billings, Mont., airport looks out of his crate before being released east of Shepherd, Mont. Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat and gray wolf pelts from the United States. (AP Photo/Billings Gazette, Casey Riffe, File)
November 23, 2017 - 9:56 am
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat pelts from the United States. Attorneys for trapping organizations said in recent court filings that the lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks during a regional banking conference, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Hariri told the conference that the country's stability is his primary concern. The remarks, a day after Hariri suspended his resignation, sought to assure the Hariri's government would keep up the effort to have Lebanon remain a top Mideast destination for finance. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
November 23, 2017 - 9:43 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri assured regional bankers on Thursday that Lebanon's stability was his top concern, one day after walking back his shock resignation that threw his country into turmoil. Hariri, speaking at the Arab Banking Conference in Beirut, said his government...
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Employees of the Competence Call Center (CCC) work for the Facebook Community Operations Team in Essen, Germany, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. About 500 people control and delete facebook content if it does not apply the facebook standards in the new center in Essen. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
November 23, 2017 - 9:41 am
ESSEN, Germany (AP) — Facebook is adding 500 more contractors in Germany to review content posted to the social media site, after a new law came into force targeting online hate speech. The company says the staff will work for a service provider called CCC at a new office in the western city of...
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