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Use The Force! ‘Star Wars’ pulls in $250M on day 1

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hauled in an estimated $250 million globally through Friday.

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It’s not too late! How to snag a last-minute trip

You can still book a winter vacation and there are plenty of deals out there for the procrastinators.

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VIDEO: 12.6 million hit shops on ‘Panic Saturday’

Today is expected to be the busiest shopping day of the year.

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Why do Gulf countries sit out the migrant crisis?

Gulf countries have opened their wallets for migrants, but not their doors. An expert explains to CNBC why that is.

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Brazilian finance chief Joaquim Levy resigns

Brazil’s hawkish finance minister stepped down on Friday, sparking new fears for Latin America’s biggest economy, the FT reports.

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A new Google patent that could end road rage

Google has patented a way for its driverless cars to communicate with pedestrians and others on the road.

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IMF reforms clear last hurdle

The US Senate adopts long-awaited reforms designed to give emerging economies a greater say in how the International Monetary Fund is run.

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Iran ready to ship uranium stockpile to Russia

Iran will export most of its enriched uranium stockpile to Russia in the coming days as it rushes to implement a nuclear deal.

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MPs: Privatisation threat to ‘green’ bank

The UK’s “green” bank should not be privatised unless the government can ensure it keeps its environmental purposes, a committee of MPs says.

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China complains to US over B-52 flight

China has complained to the US after a B-52 bomber flew in the airspace over an artificial island it has built in the South China Sea, the FT reports.