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Key sticking points in UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) -- Some 180 countries have already presented plans to cut or rein in their climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions....

Asian stocks down ahead of US data, Fed speeches
BEIJING (AP) -- Asian stocks fell Monday as investors looked ahead to this week's public appearances by the U.S. Federal Reserve chief for signs of whether the central bank will raise interest rates this month....

Japan leaders in SOS to cash cow companies as recovery lags
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's central bank governor and other officials are stepping up appeals to cash-rich corporations to do more to boost the country's faltering economic recovery....

Change in Thanksgiving weekend spending stumps retailers
U.S. shoppers no longer blow the bulk of their holiday budgets on the day after Thanksgiving known as Black Friday....

AP Interview: UN chief wants climate target review by 2020
PARIS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says governments' pledges to cut global warming emissions aren't enough and should be reviewed before 2020....

Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech
PARIS (AP) -- Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week?s high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging billions of dollars to research and develop a technical fix to the planet?s climate woes....

Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home
PARIS (AP) -- Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments....

Weather, flights aid post-Thanksgiving travel efforts
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tens of millions of Americans returning home after the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend Sunday had cooperative weather and mostly efficient airport operations to thank for smooth traveling conditions....

Hundreds of Russian truck drivers head to Moscow for protest
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- Hundreds of the Russian truck drivers who have been protesting around the country were driving their rigs toward Moscow on Sunday to demand that the government cancel a new road tax, one protest leader said....

'Sting trailers' offer glimpse into world of cargo thieves
WILLINGTON, Conn. (AP) -- Somewhere in America, a tractor-trailer loaded with hidden surveillance equipment is parked at a truck stop or warehouse while authorities wait for thieves to steal it....

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Change in Thanksgiving weekend spending stumps retailers

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How Black Friday played out around the country

Stocks inch higher in quiet trading, but Disney stumbles

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

Survey shows German consumers losing confidence

Super Bowl of shopping starts