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at 18:28 on November 28, 2014, EST.

2 large malls closed by protesters near St. Louis, among Ferguson-related rallies nationwide

FERGUSON, Mo. - Demonstrators temporarily shut down two large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.

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at 18:25 on November 28, 2014, EST.

What's happening around the country as the holiday shopping season kicks off

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators.

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at 17:10 on November 28, 2014, EST.

TSX tumbles 178 points as energy stocks sell off on oil price collapse

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market extended its losses Friday as energy stocks continued to sell off in the wake of a collapse in oil prices while miners and copper prices fell heavily on Chinese economic concerns.

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at 17:08 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

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at 16:58 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Canada disappointed U.S. is appealing WTO COOL meat-label ruling

The World Trade Organization says the United States has filed an appeal of a ruling that found the country's meat-labelling laws discriminate against Canadian beef and pork exports.

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at 16:52 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Portfolio manager sees 'paradigm shift' for oilpatch crude tumbles

CALGARY - Oilpatch companies will have to take another look at their 2015 budgets after being caught off guard by a steep and sudden drop in crude prices, portfolio managers said Friday as oil plunged to a five-year low.

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at 16:41 on November 28, 2014, EST.

BCE Inc. buying wireless retailer Glentel Inc. in deal worth $670 million

MONTREAL - BCE Inc (TSX:BCE) has signed a deal to buy wireless phone retailer Glentel Inc. (TSX:GLN) in a deal valued at $670 million in stock, cash and debt, giving a major boost to the company's retail operations.

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at 16:18 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Loonie lower: plunging oil prices trump better than expected Q3 economic growth

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed sharply lower for a second session Friday even as economic growth for the third quarter came in much better than expected.

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at 15:44 on November 28, 2014, EST.

US appeals WTO ruling against country-of-origin meat labels

WASHINGTON - The United States is appealing a World Trade Organization decision that would make it harder for U.S. consumers to know where meat in the grocery store came from.

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at 15:02 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Protesters end occupation of Manitoba hydro dam after agreeing to negotiations

CROSS LAKE, Man. - A six-week occupation of a northern Manitoba hydro dam is over after First Nation protesters reached a deal for negotiations.

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at 12:40 on November 28, 2014, EST.

1 in 3 Canadians relying strictly on online shopping for holiday gifts: poll

TORONTO - A growing number of Canadians plan to do all of their holiday shopping online this year to avoid stepping foot in maddening malls, suggests a new survey commissioned by Google.

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