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National | Thu, Nov 22, 2012

Nissan Motor Co., Japan’s second-largest carmaker, introduced a cheaper version of the Leaf electric vehicle to lure cost-conscious buyers as sales of the original model lag behind the company’s target.

After last week’s decision by Hostess Brands Inc. to liquidate sent consumers rushing to buy Twinkies before they disappeared, the family that started the company more than a century ago was also stocking up.

Honda's 2013 Accord sedan is handsomely restyled and re-engineered to be more fuel efficient and refined than its predecessor, and it offers more technology, including a standard rearview camera that's an option on major competing sedans.

The leaders of Britain and France staked out starkly different visions of the European Union's future Thursday, leaving a summit on the EU budget teetering on the brink of failure after the first day.

Nov. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Brent oil fell for a second day in London, paring a weekly gain, as a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas eased concern that tension in the Middle East will disrupt the region’s crude supplies.

Nov. 23 (Bloomberg) -- The yen climbed versus all of its 16 major peers as technical indicators signaled its recent drop may have been too rapid and as a contraction in euro-area manufacturing and services damped global growth prospects.

Nov. 23 (Bloomberg) -- John Cataneo is working his 20 employees overtime and still can’t keep up with demand from customers who need plumbing repaired after superstorm Sandy. He says he’s hired two new workers and may need more.

The nation's shoppers on Thursday put down the turkey to take advantage of Thanksgiving deals.

Nov. 23 (Bloomberg) -- China stocks gained, with the benchmark index poised for its first weekly gain in three weeks, as material and consumer-staple companies advanced.

Emboldened by rapid growth in e-commerce shipping, the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving aggressively this holiday season to start a premium service for the Internet shopper seeking the instant gratification of a store purchase: same-day package delivery.

Oil prices fell Friday as a cease-fire agreement between Israel and the militant Hamas group that stopped weeklong fighting in the Gaza Strip continued to hold.

Asian stock markets saw little movement Friday as the U.S. and Japan observed holidays, although traders kept an eye on Americans hitting the stores for the start of the biggest shopping season of the year.

The giant spire that will top 1 World Trade Center is making its way to Manhattan.

at least as far as the country's name is concerned.

The remains of a roller coaster that was knocked off a New Jersey amusement pier by Superstorm Sandy and partially submerged in the Atlantic Ocean might be left there as a tourist attraction.


Thu, Nov 22, 2012
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