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  1. Ferguson Protests Target Stores

    After the grand jury’s verdict in the Mike Brown case, protesters aren’t about to pass up an opportunity for visibility. They staged peaceful protests at Black Friday sales around Ferguson, including a Walmart and a Target, chanting “hands up, don’t shoot” and dispersing without resistance when they were asked. Social justice likely won’t put shoppers off their bargain hunting, though — this is expected to be the busiest holiday shopping season since 2011, and should pull in $617 billion.

    Reuters, FT (sub)

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