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Burkina Faso: 'Large-scale attack' thwarted ahead of vote
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) ó Security forces disrupted a "large-scale attack" in Burkina Faso, arresting 13 suspects and seizing weapons and bomb-making materials in the west near Mali's border, the security minister said Friday.
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:19:05 -0500
Super Bowl of shopping starts
The Super Bowl of shopping had an early start again this year, but the game isn't over yet.
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:07:11 -0500
Black Friday crowds thin after U.S. stores open on Thanksgiving
By Nathan Layne and Nandita Bose PITTSBURGH/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Crowds were thin at U.S. stores and shopping malls in the early hours of Friday, initial spot checks showed, as shoppers responded to early Black Friday discounts with a mix of enthusiasm and caution. Many shoppers headed out to stores on Thanksgiving evening, a month before Christmas, reflecting the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping, which was traditionally kicked off the next day, Black Friday. In an effort to attract the most eager holiday shoppers and fend off competition from Amazon.com Inc , U.S. retailers have increasingly extended their holiday deals by opening stores on the evening of Thanksgiving.
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:07:06 -0500
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