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What your Christmas lights will do to your electricity bill.

As you plan your own Griswoldian masterpiece, you may find yourself wondering just what the impact on your holiday utility bill will be. We ran the numbers so that you don't have to.

- Washington Post - US

The industries with the worst sexual harassment problem.

Workers in food service and retail are at much higher risk, research says. Low-wage workers are particularly vulnerable,' said Jocelyn Frye, who studies women's economic security at the Center for American Progress.

- Washington Post - US

Uber to disclose price on SoftBank deal early next week: sources.

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK - Uber Technologies Inc plans to move ahead with a deal to bring in Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp as a major investor by disclosing the pricing early next week in formal tender offers to the ride-hailing service's investors, two people familiar with the plans said on Friday.

- Reuters - US

U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon.

CHICAGO/NEW YORK - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

- Reuters - US

Trump to meet with Senate Republicans ahead of crucial tax votes.

A key meeting takes place Tuesday with a critical GOP milestone hanging in the balance.

- Washington Post - US

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.

- Reuters - US

Tech leads Wall Street higher, Amazon and retail stocks gain.

- Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record high closes on Black Friday, while Amazon and retail stocks got a boost from signs of a strong start to the holiday shopping season.

- Reuters - US

Wall Street retail stocks rise on Black Friday.

The Dow Jones and S&P 500 advance after Thanksgiving, boosted by retailers including Macy's.

- BBC - UK

On this Black Friday, some mall visitors came out for more than bargains.

Face-painting. Makeovers. Selfie-stations. Retailers seek to make shopping fun again.

- Washington Post - US

Trump to meet with Senate GOP ahead of crucial tax votes.

A key meeting takes place Tuesday with a critical Republican milestone hanging in the balance.

- Washington Post - US

The industries with the worst sexual harassment problem.

Workers in food service and retail are at much higher risk, research says.

- Washington Post - US

Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel

PARIS - France's Chanel has no immediate plans for online sales of its coveted outfits or handbags, a senior executive said on Friday, making it one of the fashion world's last hold-outs as rivals experiment with websites to win over new clients.

- Reuters - US

Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases.

- Reuters - US

'IBC risks economic hazard'

Now places unprecedented restrictive thresholds: law firm

- The Hindu - IN

Black Friday cheat sheet: 5 things to look for as you shop

Don't be surprised if some of this advice seems like deja vu.

- Washington Post - US

Reinvest in countries that generate revenue: Prasad

IT Minister urges digital majors to contribute to ecosystem

- The Hindu - IN

Tech leads S&P above 2,600; Amazon, other retail stocks gain

- Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record closing highs on Friday, with the S&P ending above 2,600 points for the first time, while Amazon and retail stocks got a boost from signs of a strong start to the holiday shopping season.

- Reuters - US

FCC net neutrality process 'corrupted' by fake comments and vanishing consumer complaints, officials say

Agency critics say the submissions interfered with the policymaking process.

- Washington Post - US

Holiday cheer boosts Amazon, Macy's and other retail stocks

SAN FRANCISCO - Shares of Amazon.com Inc , Macy's Inc , Kohl's Corp and other U.S. retailers rose on Friday on early signs that consumers are on track to spend more this holiday shopping season than in previous years.

- Reuters - US

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.

- Reuters - US

'Simple laws may help ease of doing business'

Investments face lag, say industrialists

- The Hindu - IN

Binny to begin work on township early next year

Project on revenue sharing basis with SPR Construction

- The Hindu - IN

Canadian charged in Yahoo hacking case to plead guilty in U.S.

- A Canadian accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty next week, according to court records.

- Reuters - US

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.

- Reuters - US