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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, pushing total applications down to a low 239,000, further evidence of the strength of the labor market. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000US unemployment benefit claims drop 13,000 to 239,000 last week, sign of strong labor market
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Poland signs deal to buy US liquefied gas over 5 yearsPoland's state-owned gas company says it has signed a five-year deal to buy liquefied natural gas from the U.S. as Europe seeks to cut its dependence on imports from Russia
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US durable goods orders fell 1.2 percent in OctoberUS durable goods orders drop 1.2 percent in October, pulled down by volatile aircraft sector
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Iraq, GE sign $400 million deal for power infrastructureIraq and General Electric sign $400 million deal to develop power infrastructure amid severe electricity shortages
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An electronic board shows Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Asian stocks rose Wednesday after Wall Street hit new highs ahead of the two-day U.S. break for the Thanksgiving holiday. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Global stocks advance but trading slows ahead of US holidayGlobal stock markets have risen after Wall Street hit new highs
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond poses for the media as he holds up the traditional red dispatch box, outside his official residence 11 Downing Street, before delivering his annual budget speech to Parliament, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. As Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond reveals his budget to the nation, he is under pressure to ease austerity in spending plans but also needs to preserve the country's finances as Britain braces for the shock of leaving the European Union. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK Treasury chief between rock and hard place on budgetBritain's Treasury chief under pressure to ease austerity in budget, but has little room for spending increases as Brexit shock looms
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. The revelation Tuesday marks the latest stain on Uber's reputation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
The Latest: UK says any Uber fine would be higher than usualUber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers
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In this Sept. 11, 2017, photo, Chinese customs officials inspect Chinese cargo trucks heading to and from North Korea in Dandong in northeastern China's Liaoning province. China on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 criticized "unilateral sanctions and long-arm jurisdiction" by other governments after Washington penalized Chinese companies accused of trading with North Korea. (Chinatopix via AP)
China criticizes unilateral action after NK sanctionsChina has criticized unilateral sanctions and 'long-arm jurisdiction' by other governments after Washington penalized Chinese companies accused of trading with North Korea
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AkzoNobel ends merger talks with AxaltaDutch chemicals and paints maker AkzoNobel says it has ended talks on a possible merger of its paints and coatings business with Philadelphia-based Axalta
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