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Black Friday violence in Missouri, Alabama; sales draw early shoppers11/24/2017 1:36:14 PMCHICAGO/GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - Violence in Missouri and Alabama marred an otherwise subdued start to the U.S. holiday shopping season as bargain hunters flocked to malls for Black Friday deals.U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening11/24/2017 12:31:02 PM - U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday.Stocks set for first weekly gain in three, euro edges up11/24/2017 12:46:30 PMLONDON - World stocks hovered below record highs on Friday, set to reverse two straight weeks of losses while the euro hit its highest levels in six weeks following stronger than expected economic data this week.Uber told SoftBank about data breach before telling public11/23/2017 10:36:41 PM - Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday that it discussed a massive data breach with potential investor SoftBank Group Corp ahead of going public with details of the incident on Tuesday.CBS, Dish agree carriage terms; blackout ends11/24/2017 5:59:32 AM - CBS Corp and Dish Network Corp resolved a dispute over the fees the satellite TV provider pays to the broadcaster, ending a three-day blackout that affected customers across 26 states.Europe's retailers tempt shoppers with Black Friday deals11/24/2017 12:36:05 PMLONDON - 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. has become a particular feature.Clariant snubs review demand as showdown with White Tale looms11/24/2017 8:08:55 AMZURICH - Clariant on Friday rejected its largest shareholder White Tale's demand for an independent strategic review and three board seats, setting up a showdown with the activist investor which blocked its $20 billion merger with Huntsman .Uber, Yandex ride services can merge in Russia, regulator FAS rules11/24/2017 11:29:57 AMMOSCOW - 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.Monsanto says Mexico revokes permit to market GMO soy in seven states11/24/2017 4:42:26 AMMEXICO CITY - Monsanto Co said on Thursday that Mexico's agriculture sanitation authority SENASICA had revoked its permit to commercialize genetically modified soy in seven states, criticizing the decision as unjustified.Spotlight on RBS in Bank of England stress test11/24/2017 12:29:15 PMLONDON - The Bank of England will publish stress test results for seven of Britain's major banks on Tuesday, which will put the spotlight on Royal Bank of Scotland now the government has revived plans to sell its majority stake.