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CYBER MONDAY. Online Holiday Shopping.
This year's Cyber Monday will be the biggest online shopping day of the year, for the third year in a row.

EGYPT'S PRESIDENTIAL POWERS. Polarizing That Nation.
Mohammed Morsi supporters and opponents are increasing their battle over the Islamist leader's move to assume near absolute powers.

BANGLADESH FIRETRAP. Factory Lacked Emergency Exits.
An eight-story building where a blaze killed 112 people received a "high risk" safety rating after a 2011 audit.

ISLAMIC CLERIC ISSUES FATWA. Warning Against Braking Truce.
Violating the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas is now a sin, according to Suleiman al-Daya's religious edict.

PLANNERS WANT A 5-MILE STORM BARRIER. Protecting New York City.
A huge seawall across New York Harbor's entrance could blunt future super-storms, say prominent architects and scientists.