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Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases. | Video

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Uber seeks to appeal UK workers' rights decision at Supreme Court

LONDON Uber submitted a request to appeal to the Supreme Court a decision by a British tribunal which said its drivers deserved workers' rights such as the minimum wage, the taxi app said on Friday.

10:09am EST

Europe's retailers tempt shoppers with Black Friday deals

LONDON Retailers across Europe chased shoppers on "Black Friday" in a test of consumer demand, particularly in Britain, where the spending spree imported from the U.S. looked set to outdo last year.

11:44am EST

SandRidge shares surge as Icahn opposes Bonanza bid

Shares of SandRidge Energy jumped 14.2 percent on Friday, after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a big stake in the oil and gas producer and said he would oppose its $746 million bid for rival Bonanza Creek Energy.

11:15am EST

Uber, Yandex ride services can merge in Russia, regulator FAS rules

MOSCOW Uber [UBER.UL] and Yandex's ride-sharing businesses can merge in Russia, anti-monopoly regulator FAS ruled on Friday, but stipulated that the combined company not bar drivers from working for competitors.

Tech, Russia 6:29am EST

New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion

BEIJING Nissan Motor Co, an early mover in the electric vehicle market, will use the Los Angeles auto show next week to send a message about gasoline-fueled engines: They're not dead yet.

Tech, Japan 12:35pm EST

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