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AP Top Business News At 12:28 a.m. EDT

US stocks end a turbulent month at a record high
NEW YORK (AP) -- For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October....

China manufacturing growth falls in October
BEIJING (AP) -- China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand, according to surveys released Saturday....

Gas falling under $3 nationwide: What to know
NEW YORK (AP) -- The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price of $2-something a gallon....

Nissan recalls Infiniti SUVs to fix air bags
DETROIT (AP) -- Nissan says it's recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs in the U.S. for an air bag problem that could send shrapnel into the passenger compartment....

Exxon, Chevron shrug off effect of low oil prices
NEW YORK (AP) -- Falling oil prices hardly seem to be bothering the two biggest U.S. oil companies, but things could get tougher in the coming months....

Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday....

Virgin Galactic's allure: space and celebrities
The explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger flights next spring. Information about Virgin Galactic, its backers, and its goals:...

Ex-Union Carbide chief Anderson dead at 92
MIAMI (AP) -- Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in 1984, has died in Florida at 92....

Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool
TOKYO (AP) -- When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of this global icon of "cute-cool." That is, Hello Kitty....

Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy....

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Gas falling under $3 nationwide: What to know

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