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Black Friday guide: How to score the best deals this year

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It’s Black Friday week! This year, the best single day for deep discounts is slated to be Thanksgiving Day, especially in the electronics category. Black Friday will also offer many good deals, especially in the toys and clothing categories. Savings continue on Cyber Monday, which is expected to be the best day for deals on shoes, make-up …

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North Carolina clerk fired after allegedly beating robber

WTVD(NEW YORK) — A North Carolina store clerk said she was fired after she attacked a burglar with a baseball bat on Tuesday, a move her employer said violated company policy. Juwan Harris said a man entered the Circle K convenience store in Raleigh where she works, told her that he had a gun and robbed the store. The suspect, …

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GoPro camera captures swarm of angry hornets attacking Louisiana exterminator

iStock/Thinkstock(PATTERSON, La.) — Jude Verrett is one brave man. The Louisiana exterminator was called to destroy a massive hornet’s nest in a shed at a home in Patterson, located about 90 miles southwest of New Orleans. Armed with a GoPro camera, Verrett documented being attacked by thousands of angry, territorial hornets as he pulls apart their home and destroys it …

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Uber CEO says company was hacked in 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO)– Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in a statement Tuesday that the company was hacked last year. In the release, Khosrowshahi said around 600 thousand drivers were affected, as well as 57 million Uber users. Some of the information accessed includes names, driver’s license numbers, and addresses. Social security numbers, credit card numbers, and bank account numbers were not …

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TV entrepreneur Joy Mangano reveals the secret of her success

Twitter/@joymangano(NEW YORK) — She’s the woman behind a $3 billion-plus empire of inventions and designs. Her life story is told in David O’Russell’s film “Joy,” starring Jennifer Lawrence. But now Joy Mangano is telling her story firsthand in a new book, “Inventing Joy”. On an episode of ABC Radio’s “No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis”, Mangano tells ABC News’ Chief Business, …

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Elon Musk takes 1st steps to build futuristic underground tunnel in LA

Twitter/Elon Musk(LOS ANGELES) — Elon Musk has filed a permit to dig a tunnel within Los Angeles city limits that would alleviate the standstill traffic the City of Angels is famous for. Last week, The Boring Company, the firm Musk created to build the tunnel, filed an application with city officials to start digging within city limits, the Los Angeles …

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Tencent, China's technology giant, is now worth more than Facebook

studioEAST/Getty Images(BEIJING) — Tencent Holdings has become the first Asian tech firm to surpass the $500 billion valuation mark. Earlier this week, shares of Tencent touched a record high of 439.6 Hong Kong dollars, giving it a market capitalization of $534.5 billion. The Chinese firm is now the fifth most valuable company in the world, edging Facebook out of the …

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'Mattress Mack' prepares to serve Thanksgiving dinner to nearly 20K Texans

ABC News(HOUSTON) — Houston’s hometown hero who opened his furniture stores’ doors after Hurricane Harvey is now preparing nearly 100,000 pounds of food to serve at a free Thanksgiving dinner. “We’re planning on feeding between 15,000 and 20,000 people here tomorrow,” Jim McIngvale, better known as “Mattress Mack,” said Wednesday on Good Morning America. “It’s going to be a beautiful, …

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Gearing up for Thanksgiving dinner, with a nod to 'Made in America'

ABC News(NEW YORK) — With Thanksgiving just a few days away, La Brea Bakery is selling more than 20 million pounds of bread, just in time for sopping up gravy and making sandwiches out of leftover turkey. According to La Brea, it’s the busiest time of the year. “Over 2,000 of our employees are gearing up for this time of …

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Inside the NYC bakery selling bread for as much as $20 a loaf

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A Brooklyn based bakery is proving that artisan bread is back on the rise. Head baker Austin Hall at She Wolf Bakery told “Nightline” their luxe loaves are flying off the shelves this fall, with some selling for as much as $20 each. Compared to breads made with commercial yeast, Hall said, “The amount of time involved …

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