Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai, detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest such attack of Egypt's modern history.
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Tech leads S&P above 2,600; Amazon, other retail stocks gain
Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record closing highs on Friday, with the S&P ending above 2,600 points for the first time, while Amazon and retail stocks got a boost from signs of a strong start to the holiday shopping season.
Canadian charged in Yahoo hacking case to plead guilty in U.S.
A Canadian accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty next week, according to court records.
In rare admission, Trump golfs (quickly) with Woods, Johnson
U.S. President Donald Trump played a round of golf on Friday with star professionals Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson, a rare admission that he is taking time out for his favorite pastime.
S&P downgrades South Africa's local currency debt to 'junk' status
S&P Global Ratings downgraded South African local currency debt to "junk" territory on Friday, citing a further deterioration in the country's economic outlook and public finances, sending the rand tumbling.
Panic on London's Oxford Street after reports of shooting
Panic erupted among Christmas shopping crowds on London's Oxford Street on Friday evening as armed officers raced to respond to reports of shots being fired in the area, but police said later they had found no evidence of gunfire or casualties.
Irish government set to fall weeks before Brexit summit
Ireland's minority government looked set to collapse within days on Friday after the party propping it up submitted a motion of no confidence in the deputy prime minister, weeks before a summit on Britain's plans to leave the European Union.
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Syria's main opposition group selected a new chief negotiator on Friday ahead of a new round of U.N.-backed peace negotiations with the Damascus government set to kick off next week.