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US Black Friday shopping marked by thinner crowds, protests
WEST HARTFORD, Conn./CHICAGO Nov 28 (Reuters) - Mall crowds were relatively thin on Black Friday in a sign of what has become the new normal in U.S.
Black Friday gets a little less frenzied  SFGate
Crowds lighter than usual for Black Friday, as deals start earlier  Baltimore Sun
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About 150 protest working conditions, pay outside downtown Long Beach Walmart
Walmart employees fighting for higher wages strike in downtown Long Beach. Photo by Courtney Tompkins. LONG BEACH >> About 150 people joined the biggest strike in Wal-Mart history Friday as they marched outside the downtown Long Beach store, ...
Clovis Walmart targeted by Black Friday protest
Workers protest against Wal-Mart during Black Friday
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Venezuela's president says he'll cut government's spending in response to oil ...
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro is ordering a cut in government spending as Venezuela grapples with a plunge in world oil prices that threatens to bring more hardship for the petroleum-dependent economy.
Oil Rout Ripples Through Latin America as Projects Slow  Bloomberg
Venezuela Paves the Way to Legalize Dollar Trade in Black Market  Businessweek
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Dow ekes out record close; oil plummets 10%
Stocks ended mostly lower -- but with the Dow eking out a new record close -- as Wall Street separated the winners and losers tied to nosediving oil prices and kept a close tabs on Black Friday sales.
U.S. Stocks Gain for Month as Airlines, Retailers Rally  Bloomberg
Energy shares plummet in quiet session, retailers up  GlobalPost
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Local businesses gear up for Small Business Saturday
MERCER COUNTY - Randy Ellis, the owner of Randy Now's Man Cave in Bordentown City, said about two-thirds of every dollar spent in his store stays right in Bordentown.
Our View: Small Business Saturday supports local businesses  Kane County Chronicle
Local Shops Ready for Small Business Saturday  NBC Chicago
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Protesters take to Copley Square on Black Friday
More than 100 protesters wound through Boston's Copley Square shopping district on Black Friday, urging consumers to care more about justice and less about gifts.
Ferguson Protesters Didn't Just March Through the Streets on Black ...
Ferguson protesters surprise Macy's Black Friday shoppers in NYC  Reuters
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14 arrested in peaceful protest that disrupts BART
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14 arrested after chaining themselves to trains  San Francisco Chronicle
14 protesters chained to BART trains arrested in West Oakland  KABC-TV
Related articles » back online after second Black Friday outage
Best Buy Co Inc's retail website is back online after it was down for a second time on Black Friday, the busiest U.S. shopping day in terms of sales and traffic since 2005, according to ShopperTrak.
Best Buy's website suffers 2nd Black Friday crash  CNBC
Best Buy's site crashes at the worst possible time  CBS News
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Black Friday Embrace by British Retailers Brings Discounts and Disorder
Shoppers from London, Glasgow, New York City and Washington, D.C., took part in Black Friday. The practice of offering low prices the day after Thanksgiving is spreading across the Atlantic.
Police blast Tesco over 'totally predictable' Black Friday sales chaos  Manchester Evening News
It's Whack Friday! Battles break out at Scottie sales
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Protesters demonstrate at Wal-Mart
The youngsters shared a face mask to warm their hands and kept each other awake during the seven-hour ordeal. More Headlines. 'Star Wars' director releases 'Force Awakens' tease: Watch trailer · Southern Democrats urge a return to party basics.
Protesters stage outside Wal-Mart to spread message  KRCRTV.COM
Wal-Mart Protests: Employees Shouldn't Pay for Store to Roll Back Prices  TWC News
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