Obama Urges Assault Weapons Ban, Background Checks

Jan. 16 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama called for a renewal of a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines as well as universal background checks as he presented the most ambitious set of gun control proposals in decades. He spoke at an event at the White House. (This is an excerpt. Source: Bloomberg)

Retailers Blur Black Friday Into Extended Shopping Event
36:46 - Retailers have extended their sales offerings beyond Black Friday in a bid to capture a larger slice of consumers' dollars during the holiday shopping season. Bloomberg's Shannon Pettypiece and Carl Riccadonna examine how shoppers took to this year's Black Friday offerings. They speak on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg)
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