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COKE-HEALTH GROUP A nonprofit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work. But emails obtained by The Associated Press show the world's largest beverage maker was instrumental in shaping the Global Energy Balance Network, including picking the group's leaders, editing its mission statement and suggesting articles and videos for its website. By Candice Choi. SENT: 950 words, photo.

With: COKE-HEALTH GROUP-EMAILS Excerpts from emails between Coke executives and leaders of an anti-obesity group. SENT: 620 words.

CRYPTO WARS STANDOFF U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials are once again pushing for limits on encryption technology, despite an absence of evidence that it played any role in hiding plans for the Paris attacks. It would still be a great time for a grand compromise between government and the tech industry, but that's incredibly difficult. By Bree Fowler and Tami Abdollah. UPCOMING: 900 words by 3 p.m., photos.

SMALLBIZ-SMALLTALK-OPEN ON THANKSGIVING Some big retailers face scrutiny for opening on Thanksgiving, but many small stores have no choice but to open their doors. By Joyce Rosenberg. SENT: 680 words, photo.


THANKSGIVING TRAVEL The big Thanksgiving getaway is taking shape with gas prices at a seven-year low at home and terrorism fears higher than usual. By Justin Pritchard. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3 p.m.

With: THANKSGIVING FLYING TIPS Advice for getting a good seat, ensuring your bags get to the right place, and dealing with delays on a busy travel weekend. By Scott Mayerowitz. UPCOMING: 550 words by 3:30 p.m.


ECONOMY-GDP The U.S. economy grows at a slightly faster rate in the summer than previously reported, largely because of a less severe slowdown in businesses stockpiling. By Martin Crutsinger. SENT: 690 words, photo.

HOME PRICES U.S. home prices rise in September from a year earlier at the fastest pace in 13 months as a lack of houses for sale forces buyers to bid up available properties. By Christopher S. Rugaber. SENT: 550 words, photo.

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE Confidence in the economy eroded this month as Americans became more worried about the job market. By Josh Boak. SENT: 500 words, photo.

FINANCIAL MARKETS U.S. stocks are edging higher in the afternoon after domestic and international concerns led to an early slump. By Marley Jay. SENT: 630 words, photos.

HIGH SPEED TRADING SCRUTINY Regulators are proposing new procedures to more closely monitor high-speed trading in response to wild market swings brought on by a series of technical breakdowns. By Damian J. Troise. SENT: 160 words. UPCOMING: May be updated.

DEM 2016-CLINTON-WALL STREET Hillary Rodham Clinton wants Democratic primary voters to know that she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street, it seems, has frequently been a friend to her. Clinton and her husband have made $35 million from paid speeches to the financial services, real estate and insurance industry since leaving the White House in 2001, according to an Associated Press analysis. By Lisa Lerer and Ken Thomas. SENT: 1,500 words, photos. Abridged version, 930 words, also available.


EARNS-TIFFANY Tiffany's fiscal third-quarter results miss analysts' estimates, hampered by a strong dollar and uncertain economic conditions. SENT: 280 words, photo.

BANK EARNINGS U.S. banks' earnings rise 5.1 percent in the July-September quarter from a year earlier, largely because of a drop in legal expenses for the largest financial services companies. SENT: 130 words.

EARNS-CAMPBELL SOUP Campbell Soup's fiscal first-quarter adjusted profit easily tops analysts' estimates and it increases its full-year earnings forecast. SENT: 230 words, photo. UPCOMING: May be updated.


CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICE-FDA Federal health officials aim to release their findings on a much-debated contraceptive implant by the end of February. By Matthew Perrone. SENT: 360 words.

GERMANY-ALLIANZ-COAL German financial group Allianz SE, one of the world's largest asset managers, says it will, over the next six months, decrease investments in companies using coal and boost funding on those focused on wind power. By David Rising. SENT: 450 words, photo.

PINNACLE-BOULDER-ACQUISITION Pinnacle Foods is buying Boulder Brands for about $710 million in a move that adds a line of health and wellness food brands to Pinnacle's offerings that include Birds Eye frozen foods, Duncan Hines frosting and cake mixes. SENT: 200 words, photo.

FREE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Thousands of high school graduates are taking community college classes free of charge, the first batch of students who could lay the groundwork for an ambitious plan President Barack Obama has pitched nationwide. By Sophia Tareen. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 1 p.m.


GERMANY-VOLKSWAGEN German prosecutors widen their investigation of Volkswagen to include suspicion of tax evasion after revelations that some of its cars were emitting more carbon dioxide than officially reported. By David Rising. SENT: 500 words, photos.

TRAFFIC DEATHS After declining for most of the past decade, traffic deaths spike 8 percent in the first half of this year, prompting a call from the nation's highway safety chief for new ways to reduce the human errors that cause fatalities. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 600 words, photo.

FIAT CHRYSLER-TAX CREDITS Fiat Chrysler will have to spend an additional $1 billion on Michigan facilities over 15 years to qualify for $1.9 billion in business tax credits under an agreement approved by the state's economic development board. By Dave Eggert. SENT: 460 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.


SELF-DRIVING CARS Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands, according to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Transportation. By Justin Pritchard. SENT: 550 words, photos.

CLIMATE COUNTDOWN-BATTERY One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery. While batteries have been around for more than 200 years, this year the technology has amped up. By Science Writer Seth Borenstein. SENT: 830 words, photos.


BRUSSELS LOCKDOWN Belgium may be famed for its chocolate and beer, but the lockdown imposed because of a national threat alert is creating a bad taste for many businesses. By Maria Cheng. SENT: 500 words, photos.

CHINA-US-TRADE U.S. and Chinese trade envoys promise to work together to protect business secrets and Beijing appears to give ground in a dispute over proposed technology security rules for its banks. By Joe McDonald. SENT: 430 words.


CENTERPIECE More new, expensive drugs are launching, while fewer older drugs are losing patent protection and becoming lower-cost generics. That translates into higher pharmacy costs for insurers, employers and patients. UPCOMING: Graphic expected by 6 p.m.

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT Tiffany reported disappointing third-quarter results as a strong dollar and uncertain economic conditions weighed on its performance; the high-end retailer also lowered its full-year guidance. UPCOMING: Graphic expected by 6 p.m.


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