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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.Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children11/24/2017 1:44:01 PMLONDON - Lidl, Cadbury maker Mondelez, Mars and other companies have pulled advertising from YouTube after the Times newspaper found the video sharing site was showing clips of scantily clad children alongside the ads of major brands.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.Russia says Google down-ranking Sputnik, RT would be censorship11/23/2017 2:33:22 PMMOSCOW - Russia's foreign ministry said on Thursday that moves by Alphabet Inc's Google to place articles from Russian news outlets Sputnik and Russia Today lower in search results would amount to censorship.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.SNB's Jordan sees crypto currencies as more of investment than currency11/23/2017 5:58:11 PMZURICH - Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan is cautious about crypto currencies, saying he sees products like Bitcoin as more of an investment than a currency at present.Backlash among German MPs against parliamentary Twitter ban11/23/2017 6:16:43 PMBERLIN - German lawmakers have protested after Wolfgang Schaeuble, the new president of the Bundestag, announced a ban on sending tweets from inside the parliament chamber.EU lawmakers back exports control on spying technology11/23/2017 4:04:35 PMBRUSSELS - EU lawmakers overwhelmingly backed plans on Thursday to control exports of devices to intercept mobile phone calls, hack computers or circumvent passwords that could be used by foreign states to suppress political opponents or activists.Uber's messy data breach collides with launch of SoftBank deal11/23/2017 3:02:49 AMTORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO - A newspaper advertisement for an Uber Technologies Inc stock sale was juxtaposed on Wednesday with a report that the ride-service provider had covered up a data hack - something of a metaphor for Uber, a company with boundless investor interest, but whose penchant for rule-breaking has led to a series of scandals.Democratic FCC Commissioner sides with keeping net neutrality rules11/22/2017 7:59:57 PMWASHINGTON - One of the two Democrats on the Federal Communications Commission, Mignon Clyburn, on Wednesday threw her support behind 2015 net neutrality rules, arguing that a proposal by the FCC chairman to scrap them would hurt consumers, her office said on Wednesday.