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[AP] Flight cancellations snarl holiday plans for thousands

[Reuters] China’s local COVID case count driven to 21-month high by Xian outbreak

[Bloomberg] Holiday Sales Jump 8.5% as U.S. Consumers Return to Retailers

[Bloomberg] Surging Cases Across the Globe Darken Holidays: Virus Update

[Bloomberg] Meme Madness, 68 New Highs: Superlatives Abound in 26% S&P Rally

[WSJ] In Hot Job Market, Salaries Start to Swell for White-Collar Workers

[FT] China-Taiwan geopolitical rivalry fuels tensions in Pacific Islands