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REI to workers: Shun Black Friday, enjoy blue skies

For 13 straight years, energetic REI store manager Nikki Mashapure spent her Black Friday in the retail trenches, trying to keep from being overrun by invading shoppers at work.

But the day after Thanksgiving this year, the mother of three young daug...


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SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25

London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?

That's travel at 25 times the speed of sound -- or barely enough time to take in an in-flight movie.

Few areas of aviation generate wilder predictions than hypersonic flight ...

Target Black Friday shoppers

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Why Black Friday lines could be even worse this year

As if shopping on Black Friday isn't stressful enough. This year, shoppers could face even longer check-out lines thanks to the recent credit card upgrade.


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E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad

Health investigators confirm a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to chicken salad sold at Costco.

Nineteen people have been infected in seven states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The majority of the case...

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Congress wants billions from Fed's piggy bank

Congress wants to pull billions out of the Federal Reserve.

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Disney discriminated against US workers, complaint states

More than two dozen American workers are poised to sue the Walt Disney Company, their former employer, claiming that they were discriminated against based on national origin.

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Volkswagen emissions scandal: German officials open tax probe

German prosecutors have launched another investigation into Volkswagen -- this one about possible tax issues stemming from the emissions scandal.

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U.S. economy grew at a better pace than expected

The U.S. economy got some good news Tuesday.

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Ford recalls half a million vehicles over fuel tank issue

Ford is recalling nearly half a million vehicles over a potential fuel tank issue.

The 451,865 affected vehicles include 2010 and 2011 models of Ford Fusions and Mercury Milans made and sold in North America, according to a company statement.

Some of ...

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Giant Chinese brokerage can't find its CEO

The Hong Kong subsidiary of one of China's largest brokerages said Monday that it can't find its CEO, sending shares of the company tumbling.

Guotai Junan International has been unable to reach its top executive, Yim Fung, since Nov. 18, according to ...

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