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Midnight Shopping Gains Popularity

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- While many Americans sleep off the effects of oversize turkey dinners, Glenn Murphy will mingle with holiday hordes at an outlet mall. Murphy, chairman and CEO of The Gap Inc., said he and other executives are assessing whether the retail industry's "doorbuster"...(more) 



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Exclusive: China considers faster IPO approval to lure large tech deals - sources

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's securities regulator is considering offering a shortcut for some of the country's largest technology companies to list their shares, allowing them to jump a long line of applicants and boost domestic bourses, according to six people with knowledge of the proposals....(more) 



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Israel denies work visa to Human Rights Watch official

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Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant a work permit to its regional director, accusing the group of engaging in Palestinian “propaganda,” the group said Friday. 



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Interrogation in a Cambodian death camp

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A former interrogator in a Cambodian death camp tells us why he did what he did, and how he feels now. 



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US changes rules of engagement for Mosul fight in Iraq

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U.S. Army Lt. Col. James Browning juggled phone calls on an overstuffed sofa in a small village south of Mosul. His counterparts in the Iraqi army’s 9th Division were pushing toward western Mosul, just a few miles away and were coming under mortar fire from the...(more) 



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Suicide bomber kills at least five soldiers in Yemen's Zinjibar

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ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least five soldiers in an attack on a military camp in Yemen's southern city of Zinjibar, the capital of Abyan province, at dawn on Friday, a local official and residents said.  



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VX nerve agent killed North Korean leader's half brother: Malaysian police

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - VX nerve agent, a chemical on a U.N. list of weapons of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in last week's bizarre murder in a busy Kuala Lumpur airport, Malaysian police said...(more) 



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Caitlyn Jenner sends Trump a critical message from 'one Republican to another'

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Caitlyn Jenner has been a problematic, Donald Trump-loving spokeswoman for the transgender community. But that didn't stop her from coming out hard against the president Thursday night. The transgender former-Olympian turned reality star isn't happy with Trump's reversal this week of an Obama-era action that allowed...(more) 



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Caspian Sea: Largest Inland Body of Water

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The Caspian Sea is the Earth’s largest inland body of water. But is it a sea or a lake? The definition has international implications. 



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Traders drain pricey U.S. oil storage as OPEC deal bites

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NEW YORK/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Traders are turning the spigots to drain the priciest storage tanks holding U.S. crude stockpiles as strengthening markets make it unprofitable to store for future sale and cuts in global production open export opportunities.  



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India police arrest 'world's cheapest smartphone' firm boss

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A distribution company says many of the 251 Freedom handsets it paid for have not been delivered. 



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'Grey wall of China': the town at the frontline of a looming ageing crisis

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In Rudong, where a third of the population is over 60, a university for older people is one solution to a changing demographic It has been dubbed the “grey wall of China”, a demographic shift so big you can almost see it from space.The world’s most...(more) 



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