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  • The day after Thanksgiving, which this year falls on Nov. 23, has been regarded as the traditional start of the holiday shopping season although deals and promotions are being unveiled earlier every year. Joseph Adetayo, 71, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland joked about the crush of shoppers who have historically flooded stores in search of bargains.

  • Matt Whitaker 

    The state of Maryland launched a court challenge on Tuesday to the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general.

  • View of Baltimore's Inner Harbor from Federal Hill Park.

    One New England city offers nearly $80,000 worth of incentives.

  • A view of the waterfront of Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York, along the East River, on November 7, 2018. 

    The announcement ends a year-long courtship by cities and metropolitan areas across North America.

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- Crews faced hot dry "devil winds" as they battled two giant wildfires raging at opposite ends of California on Sunday, including a blaze in the north that is now one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history. At least 23 people have been killed by the Camp Fire that broke out on Thursday northeast of Sacramento and consumed...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- Crews faced hot dry "devil winds" as they battled two giant wildfires raging at opposite ends of California on Sunday, including a blaze in the north that is now one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history. At least 23 people have been killed by the Camp Fire that broke out on Thursday northeast of Sacramento and consumed...

  • issues for schools, roads, parks, sewers and other projects as well as measures to rein in taxation and expand Medicaid. F-State of California $8.87 bln for water projects P-State of California $4 bln for housing and veterans' loans P-San Diego Unified School District $3.5 bln for school improvements P-State of California $2 bln for homeless housing P-State of...

  • issues for schools, roads, parks, sewers and other projects as well as measures to rein in taxation and expand Medicaid. F-Pima County $430 mln for roads and highways Mesa School District $300 mln for upgrades and renovations. F-State of California $8.87 bln for water projects P-State of California $4 bln for housing and veterans' loans P-San Diego Unified...

  • Nov 5- U.S. hotel chain Marriott International Inc on Monday cut its fourth-quarter forecast for a key measure of hotel health, blaming uncertainty related to weak demand in North America, its biggest market. Marriott's net income dropped to $483 million in the quarter ended Sept. 30 from $485 million. On an adjusted basis, the company earned $1.70 per share,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Evelyn Davis, who became known as a corporate gadfly for her attendance and relentless questioning of top executives at scores of U.S. annual shareholder meetings over a period of decades, has died at age 89.. Davis died on Sunday at Washington Medical Center in Washington, D.C., after a recent illness, according to spokespeople, including a...

  • A worker pulls carts full of customer orders along the floor inside the million-square foot Amazon distribution warehouse that opened last fall in Fall River, MA.

    At least two people died in the partial collapse of an Amazon.com Inc distribution warehouse in Baltimore caused by severe weather, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and the company said on Saturday. 

  • CHICAGO, Nov 1- Election ballots around the United States on Tuesday will be packed with referendums for billions of dollars of state, local government and school bonds, as well as measures seeking to curb taxation, expand healthcare for the poor and increase school funding. There are 673 bond issues on ballots in 38 states totaling nearly $76.3 billion, the...

  • Nov 1- U.S. voters on Tuesday will decide the fate of scores of bond issues for schools, roads, parks, sewers and other projects as well as measures to rein in taxation and expand Medicaid. State of California $8.87 bln for water projects State of California $4 bln for housing and veterans' loans San Diego Unified School District $3.5 bln for school improvements...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 1- Election ballots around the United States on Tuesday will be packed with referendums for billions of dollars of state, local government and school bonds, as well as measures seeking to curb taxation, expand healthcare for the poor and increase school funding. There are 673 bond issues on ballots in 38 states totaling nearly $76.3 billion, the...

  • The company raised its full-year adjusted earnings per share guidance to between 19 cents and 22 cents from a prior guidance of 16 to 19 cents. Net profit rose to $75.3 million, or 17 cents per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30, from $54.2 million, or 12 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding certain items, Under Armour earned 25 cents per share, beating analysts'...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 29- Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday his government would ditch a partially-built $13 billion new airport for Mexico City, sending Mexican financial markets into a nosedive. Lopez Obrador said his administration, which takes office on Dec. 1, would heed the results of a referendum that called for abandoning...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 29- The top U.S. coal miners union has put a larger share of its campaign donations behind Democrats ahead of the Nov. 6 elections than in 2016, as dimming hopes for a coal industry revival led by President Donald Trump reinforce fears about the safety of worker pensions. The United Mine Workers of America has donated nearly 84 percent of its money to...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 26- General Motors Co said on Friday it wants the Trump administration to back a nationwide program to boost sales of zero emission vehicles like electric cars, even as the government has proposed ending California's ability to require more clean vehicles. GM says a nationwide program modeled on California's effort could result in 7 million...

  • DETROIT, MI - JUNE 12: General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra speaks to the news media before the automobiile maker's annual meeting of shareholders at GM world headquarters June12, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

    General Motors said it wants the Trump administration to back a nationwide program to boost the sale of zero emission vehicles like electric cars.

  • President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other high-profile Democrats, as well as to CNN, in what New York officials on Wednesday branded an act of terrorism. The packages were similar in appearance and "contain potentially destructive devices," the FBI said. The packages were mailed in manila envelopes with bubble wrap interior and had the return address of...