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US, AT&T estranged over CNN in Time Warner allocation

I can't comment on those discussions , but with those discussions, I can now say that the timing of the closing of the deal is now uncertain."Stephens said the AT&T acquisition of Time Warner is a "vertical integration" merger across industries".

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MS Dhoni should realise his role in Indian team, says Virender Sehwag

Former players like VVS Laxman and Ajit Agarkar who had a tiff with MS Dhoni during his stint as Indian captain didn't let the chance go of imparting their unneeded wisdom. Hardik as well got out in the last T20 in Rajkot. "You understand how the wicket is behaving, in what situation you are in". However, Dhoni seems to be oblivious to his critics.

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Target's Fidget Spinners Could Be Poisoning Kids

The Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Metal, meanwhile, contained 1,300 ppm of lead in the center circle, and 520 ppm in its arm. The legal limit for lead is 100 parts per million. A spokesman for Bulls-I-Toy said the company's products meet CPSC guidelines. On Target's website, the "Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Bass" is recommended for ages 14 and over, as well as, 6 and over.

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Boeing Signs Deal To Sell 300 Planes Worth $37 Billion To China

The airplanes are valued at more than $37 billion at list prices. China Southern will take delivery of the A350-900s starting 2019, with all of the planes to be handed over by the end of 2022, it said in April. In July, China Aviation Supplies announced it would buy 140 aircraft from Airbus in a deal worth $23 billion. In 2015, it was among three Chinese companies that agreed to buy 300 planes from Boeing during Xi's visit to the United States.

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Starbucks Offering Deal For Free Holiday Drinks This Week

Starbucks has a buy-one, get-one-free deal on holiday beverages. Which beverages will be up for grabs? Among the holidays drinks on the menu are four lattes: caramel brulee, chestnut praline, eggnog and gingerbread; holiday spice flat white and peppermint mocha.

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Lockheed Martin receives contract to develop laser weapons for U.S. fighter jets

The effort will develop a compact, ruggedised high power laser for a tactical jet, with an event scheduled for 2021 to demonstrate a low power laser on the fighter. "Earlier this year, we delivered a 60 kW-class laser to be installed on a U.S. Army ground vehicle". "It's a completely new and different challenge to get a laser system into a smaller, airborne test platform".

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European Union cuts United Kingdom growth forecasts due to Brexit uncertainty

But the report was especially sour for non-euro Britain which saw its growth forecast for 2017 slashed to 1.5 percent. However, Pierre Moscovici, the commissioner for economic and financial affairs, warned that while both the eurozone and the wider European Union are expected to grow in 2018 and 2019, "challenges remain in the form of high debt levels and subdued wage increases".

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Panera Bread to buy Au Bon Pain, CEO stepping down

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. On Wednesday , Panera Bread announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Au Bon Pain Holding Co. It was acquired in July 2017 by JAB Holding, which also owns Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Peet's Coffee & Tea. The change will allow Shaich the opportunity to better allocate his time between Panera, initiatives for JAB and his personal investments and interests, the company said in a statement.

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PM Modi flags off Kolkata-Khulna Bandhan Express with Sheikh Hasina, Mamata

Modi, Hasina and Banerjee also inaugurated two bridges over river Meghna and river Titas in Bangladesh. The Indian prime minister also expressed joy over the fact that India was an important development partner of Bangladesh now, and diplomatic ties between the countries had reached new heights.

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Congress observes Black Day against demonetization

Recalling the NDA government's promise that Rs 15 lakh each would be given to citizens of the country after recovering black money from foreign banks, Ibobi said, "Where is the money and how many people have got this amount from the Centre?" The Congress will be organising protest rallies and demonstrations across the State on Wednesday on the directions of the All India Congress Committee against the demonetisation step and the Goods and Services Tax introduced by the Government of India.

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Nut for us: Fans' fury as Nutella changes colour - and gets sweeter

On their Facebook page , the Verbraucherzentrale Hamburg (Hamburg Consumer Protection Centre) revealed that Ferrero , the company behind Nutella, has secretly updated the recipe to include more sugar and more powdered skimmed milk. Eaten over the duration of a week that's 168g of sugar - the equivalent amount found in two and a half boxes of Maltesers (120g box). Nutella also contains palm oil, which causes concern because of possible links to cancer as well as its damaging ...

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Taylor Swift wins Song of the Year at Country Music Awards

Little Big Town's Jimi Westbrook, Philip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman and Karen Fairchild accepted the award on Swift's behalf. "Taylor, wherever you are, thank you for this lovely song and for loving songs and loving Nashville", Karen Fairchild said on the stage.

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Drunk man found carrying python in his trousers in Germany

As police tried to restore order one of them, aged 19, became more aggressive. The man ended up removing a 14 inch long baby python from his trousers pocket, shocking the officers who were trying to take him into custody. While searching the suspect, police noticed "a significant bulge in his trousers", The Associated Press reported. "When questioned he stated that he had a snake in his trousers".

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Labour should be careful with Reserve Bank Review - Joyce

Following this, the New Zealand dollar jumped higher in immediate response. Mr Robertson said the Government would shortly announce an independent expert review panel to study the Reserve Bank's current monetary and financial stability practices.

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'Undateable' Creator Adam Sztykiel In Talks To Write 'Black Adam' Movie

Since that point, Black Adam's future has shifted quite a bit, as he is now not in the cards for the Zachary Levi led DC film . The report adds that plans for the sequel could see the gang tasked with tracking down a weapon of mass destruction, which is actually Black Adam , who is the arch nemesis of superhero Shazam in the DC Comics.

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Lionel Messi: 'My desire is to play for Newell's Old Boys'

Paco Alcacer, Ousmane Dembele and Gerard Deulofeu among others have been granted starting berths at the Camp Nou in order to fill the void left behind, but with Dembele struggling through injury, Suarez has admitted that he has been forced out wide because "I see there's no one there".

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Bitcoin is soaring because a hard fork has been averted

Although we strongly believe in the need for a larger blocksize, there is something we believe is even more important: "keeping the community together", the developers of the Segwit2x upgrade said in an emailed statement, cited by Forbes magazine.

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Freebies for vets on Veterans Day

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse: Veterans Day this year is on Saturday, November 11, which is when BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is giving away free meals in honor of service members. On Nov. 11 from 11 a.m.to 4 p.m., veterans and active military get a free meal with purchase of an entree. Veterans promotion includes SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, SeaWorld San Diego, Busch Gardens Tampa, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and Sesame Place Langhorne.

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Jones threatens to sue league over Goodell, report

Jones reportedly told six owners last week that legal papers were ready to be served by this Friday if a committee didn't stop working on efforts to extend Goodell's contract. That is because Jones, who is not on the league's compensation committee, has forced his way into those conversations and has called Goodell's leadership into question.

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China's Tencent buys minority stake in Snap

Following the sale, the vice president now owns 2,669,279 shares in the company, valued at $38,944,780.61. Tencent is the largest social media and gaming company in China. If it were listed in the U.S., Tencent would be the sixth-largest company by market value, according to FactSet. It holds five percent of Tesla, as well as stakes in ride service company Lyft, and augmented reality startup Magic Leap.

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Engine on Hawaiian Airlines jet bursts into flams at Seattle airport

The footage shows the fire is however in the left-hand engine. "Luckily the pilot knew what to do it appears". Sea-Tac spokesman Perry Cooper said there were no injuries. When the Port of Seattle Fire Department arrived, the fire was already out, Cooper said. The FAA is still investigating what caused the fire. After the fire went out, the plane was towed to the terminal.

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Black Friday 2017: Best Buy deals on consoles and games

If you are really looking to get the most bang for your buck, you should download mobile apps, like the Black Friday Shopping app, which will alert you whenever an item you're seeking goes on sale. Meijer will also have sales on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Saturday. But in a change from the last several years, it will close its stores at midnight when traffic typically wanes and reopen them at 6 a.m.

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Oil settles lower as USA crude output up, China imports down

Crude oil stocks rose by 2,237 MBBL last week to 457,143 MBBL, from 454,906 MBBL. Domestic crude production inched up 67,000 bpd to 9.62 million bpd, the highest since records were available in 1983, according to EIA data. "Stronger oil fundamentals and investor inflows have been the catalyst for higher oil prices, but adding further support now is a focus on several geopolitical risks that have been looming over oil markets for a while", said analysts at Citi.

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Marissa Mayer testimony: I don't know how Yahoo hack happened

Former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer and ousted Equifax CEO Richard Sherman appeared before Congress on Wednesday, offering explanations and apologies for how billions of user accounts and identities were disseminated through hacks at their companies.

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Shares of Sears Holdings Slip Even Further After Third-Quarter Update

It has underperformed by 84.83% the S&P500. More interesting news about Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: SHLD ) were released by: Chicagotribune.com and their article: "State's review of Sears' $15M in tax breaks drags on as company struggles to ..." published on November 03, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "Sears Holdings Announces Yet Another Round Of Store Closures" with publication date: November 06, 2017.

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Trump visits China: Here's what to expect

Trump's policy on China may be similar, observers note, to that of former President Barack Obama 's - which balanced cooperation with Beijing with checks on regional aggression. The administration's inclusion of India as a partner in its strategy has been read by some in Beijing and elsewhere as a bid to contain China, which Trump aides deny.

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Would you buy a keg of Hidden Valley Ranch dressing?

Which begs the question, how much ranch is too much ranch? And it costs $50. The keg is also specially coated to meet FDA standards and comes with a year supply of Hidden Valley Ranch. So if you're looking for a gift for that person who dips just about anything in ranch, or for the party favor that everyone will be talking about, you can pre-order the ranch keg today! It's featured as a dipping machine that has a 2-pound capacity with four easy-to-assemble tiers.

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Time Warner -2.5% as AT&T deal timing 'now uncertain'

The stock increased 0.26% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $19.1. The stock had a trading volume of 2,128,928 shares. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.83 EPS. The closing time for AT&T's planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner is uncertain as negotiations with antitrust officials at the Department of Justice (DOJ) continue, AT&T CFO John Stephens said Wednesday.

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Voluntary living wage rate rise to boost 150000 United Kingdom staff

The voluntary living wage is distinct from the statutory national minimum wage, which is paid to employees aged 25 and over. The strikes were timed to highlight the release of the Living Wage Foundation's new recommendations on pay-£10.20 an hour in London and £8.75 outside London.

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NASA is working with Uber on its flying taxi project

He added that the company had signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA that will see the creation of an air traffic control system to manage the electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) craft. The aerial vehicles will serve as an alternative to helicopters, which Uber says are too noisy, too unsafe, too expensive and not environmentally friendly enough to fly in urban environments.

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Few Xbox One X Consoles Reportedly Dying After A Few Hours

If you had £449.99 to drop on a gaming console this November, would you rather spend it on an Xbox One X with no games but 4K support, or would you prefer a Sony PS4 Pro bundle with "five exclusive adventures"? The Xbox One is a permanently-connected home entertainment hub, and OXM features the latest movie and TV releases and internet-enabled entertainment services.

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WOW air offers £99 flights to NY

Wow Air already serves Newark, while Icelandair serves both Newark and JFK. WOW air already provides services to Newark from Ireland and from April 26 next year, it will also service the biggest airport in the Big Apple, with flights departing from Dublin Airport seven days a week.

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A Code Bug Froze $280 Million In Virtual Currency

The July 20 date is significant; this is the date when Parity's code was updated to fix a bug that enabled a hacker to steal more than $32 million worth of ether from multi-sig wallets. Researchers familiar with the field suggest that more than one million ETH (US$278 million) are frozen due to the event. Parity developer Afri Schoedon told CoinDesk "there is no easy fix" for the exploit, and developers are now working towards proposals to release the frozen funds.

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Introducing The BMW M3 CS: The Most Extreme 3 Series Yet

Despite its lightweight focus, the M3 CS retains creature comforts like climate control, a "Navigation Professional" multimedia system and a harman/kardon sound system. The CS will take you from nought to a hundo in 3.9 seconds with a limited top speed of 280kmh. A set of semi-slick Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2s will provide more grip (though BMW offers Michelin Sport road tyres on the CS, too) from a set of lightweight alloys which are 9-inches wide at the front and 10 at the rear.

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IndiGo ground staff restrained and manhandled elderly passenger

After he de-boarded the plane, he got into a tiff with the ground staff over some issue. The irate airline staffers then stopped the passenger , identified as Rajiv Katyal, from boarding the ferry bus and dragged him by his arms and pinned him to the ground before thrashing him.


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