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Cyber Monday sales still on top, but losing some luster
NEW YORK (AP) -- Retailers are rolling out online deals on so-called "Cyber Monday." But now that shoppers are online all the time anyway, the 10-year-old shopping holiday is losing some of its luster....

Giving and getting grief: For the rich, increasingly common
To give is to gain a heap of grief if you're a mega-rich donor these days....

Ford to book $600M 4Q expense for new labor contract
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford says it will book a $600 million fourth-quarter expense mainly for signing bonuses paid to union workers under a new four-year contract....

'12 Days of Christmas' items top $34K, up 0.6 percent
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Lords a-leaping is the U.S. economy slow to recover!...

The Latest: Putin offers emissions cut that could be a rise
PARIS (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local:...

For some people, the older the smartphone, the better
NEW YORK (AP) -- Between splashy launches, lavish new-phone offers (get a free HDTV on activation!) and frequent software updates that slow down your old handset, it sometimes feels like the entire technology industry is pushing you to buy the latest smartphone. Yet some holdouts resist....

How can people safely take control from a self-driving car?
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security - and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providing distractions that are now illegal....

US stocks are little changed in early trading after holiday
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks are little changed in the early going as investors return from the Thanksgiving holiday weekend....

Russia to impose food ban in new sanctions against Turkey
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia will restrict imports of Turkish fruit and vegetables as part of a package of new sanctions following the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey last week....

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