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Amazon kicks off Black Friday 2016 sales early

The introduction of a 12-day Amazon Black Friday Sale comes after the website sold over 7.4m items on Black Friday 2015 - equivalent to 86 goods a second. Hazel Reynolds, Brighton-based founder of Gamely, creators of family-friendly party game Randomise, said: "We're thrilled to be one of hundreds of small businesses benefiting from being part of Amazon's Black Friday Sale and having the chance to grow our sales and exports by reaching millions of customers in the United Kingdom and across ...

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Trump to supporters harassing minorities: 'Stop it'

Donald Trump sought in his first televised interview as president-elect to reassure Americans fearful of a crackdown on minorities - while assuring his core supporters he will not let them down on gun rights, abortion or immigration. "I mean, this is a very talented family", he said. However, the president-elect showed no interest in re-litigating last year's Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marraige, an issue of departure between him and Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

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Trump aides warn President Obama against making major changes in foreign policy

Michelle was reticent about her husband running for president and what it meant to be First Lady. The law is a signature achievement of Obama's presidency and the president vetoed Republican legislation a year ago which would have gutted central provisions.

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Vikings offensive line loses another one; LT Jake Long tears Achilles tendon

Philadelphia cornerback Nolan Carroll left late in the first half after sustaining a concussion in the Eagles' 24-15 win over Atlanta. After a 5-0 start, they've stunningly dropped to 5-4. For a third straight game, they had significant breakdowns. "It's never easy for them-to get one yard". The third quarter featured numerous same issues, especially on defense , that the Vikings experienced in the first quarter.

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Xi, Trump discuss China-US ties

Trump accuses China of victimizing the USA, a pitch that got him a big following with voters in traditionally blue-collar states who blame globalization for trade-related job losses. Mr Trump's office said in a release that he spoke with Mr Xi and thanked him for his well-wishes on his election as president of the US. Xi and Obama are scheduled to meet at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Peru next week.

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Holdings Public Limited Company (888) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity

Hammerson plc with EPIC/TICKER LON:HMSO has had its stock rating noted as "Retains" with the recommendation being set at "OVERWEIGHT" this morning by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. More news for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) were recently published by: Fool.Co.Uk, which released: "Why Kier Group plc, Ted Baker plc & Spire Healthcare Group PLC Are Stunning ..." on March 17, 2016.

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1000+ marketplace sellers to offer deals on Black Friday

Black Friday is now the biggest day in the UK's retail calendar, surpassing Boxing Day and Christmas Eve. If you include the Fire Kids Edition for $99, that is four Amazon tablets that are on sale for under $100, which is a pretty great deal if you are able to grab one.

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Australia v South Africa, II Test, Hobart

Sutherland responded to claims made by Smith that the Australian side, which has posted four Test losses on the trot against the Proteas, weren't up for the fight. Du Plessis said Maharaj could miss out, meaning Morne Morkel and Kyle Abbott come into the XI. If he did get the nod there would be no baggy green for South Australian batsman Callum Ferguson .

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Trump, Clinton Tied In Florida and Ohio Just Before Election Day

For example, in Florida the polls suggest Clinton now leads Trump by around 47% to 45%. The Oct. 30-Nov. 3 opinion poll showed that 44 percent of likely voters in Tuesday's election support Clinton while 39 percent support Trump. Trump leads in 0 percent of those polls . Trump has the narrowest of leads - up one point in OH, and Florida is even. "After hundreds of millions of dollars and untold man-hours, and woman-hours, of campaigning, it would be fitting if the entire country ...

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Amazon Launches 12 Day Black Friday Sale Monday in UK

The United States' Black Friday tradition starts in two weeks, but just like the previous years, the biggest retailers in the nation aren't waiting for that day to come before they begin offering huge sales, discounts, and deals that don't come on any other day or season of the year.

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Gravelly-voiced singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dead at 82

Since Songs of Leonard Cohen debuted in 1967, the legend reinvented his sound with every album; his wisdom and voice deepening with every song. He was living in Los Angeles , and Remnick describes him as being "very thin" (down to about 105 or 110 pounds), in a lot of pain and requiring a "big blue medical chair" to help ease that pain.

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Guardian Investment Management buys $422381 stake in Ford Motor Company (F)

Citigroup Inc. restated a buy rating and set a $50.00 target price on shares of General Motors in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Nomura Initiated Ford Motor Company on Sep 20, 2016 to "Buy", Price Target of the shares are set at $14.

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Caroline Garcia continues heroics to boost France's hopes of Fed Cup glory

After a titanic struggle, Barbora Strycova and Karolina Pliskova prevailed against Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia by 7-5 7-5 to take the overall win by 3-2, keeping the attractive trophy in their hands for another year. Cornet came to this match with a awful 3-12 record in the Fed Cup and it didn't get any better for her today, losing 6-2 7-6 to inspired Strycova. Pliskova, however, came under pressure on her serve in the decider and she cracked in the eighth game, conceding a ...

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Wal-Mart boosts online holiday inventory for Black Friday

The deals are just getting better, and as time passes by retailers are promoting new offers. "I said it before and I will say it again: We will win the season on price - on Black Friday , on Cyber Monday , and every day before and after", Bratspies said.

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Mexico Reminds Donald Trump It Will Not Pay for a Border Wall

President Enrique Pena Nieto sent a series of messages from his Twitter account in the morning congratulating American voters and said he was ready to work with Trump to advance the countries' relationship. "It's huge for us", said Margie Emmermann, a former adviser on Mexico policy to four Arizona governors . But in the event it is not ratified by the US Congress, these countries should try and consider implementing the rest of the agreement without Washington.

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Amazon Black Friday deals kick off today

Great deals will be available from day one of the sale with new deals becoming available as often as every five minutes. Meanwhile, Amazon is also giving a $40 discount on the purchase of the Echo, which means that one can purchase the Alexa-run voice command device for $139.99 instead of the original $179.99 price.

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Kane helps Blackhawks hand Canadiens 2nd regulation loss

Kane skated down the slot, fooled an opponent with a move and chipped a shot past Montreal goaltender Al Montoya, while falling to the ice after being checked from behind. "The way he's playing, he gives us a lot of confidence as a team", coach Michel Therrien said. Hossa leads the Blackhawks with nine goals and has scored a goal in each of Chicago's last four games.

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China Oct investment growth quickens; retail sales, factory output disappoint

Industrial production in China rose during the month of October, slightly missing market expectations, further raising questions about the sustained pace of recovery that the economy is undergoing lately. Analysts had forecast they would hold steady. China has depended on a red-hot real estate market and government infrastructure spending to drive growth this year as demand at home and overseas flagged, and factory overcapacity weighed on output.

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1 shot in Portland as anti-Trump protests continue

A suspect got out of the auto and fired multiple shots, causing non life-threatening injuries to the man. Two protesters were arrested overnight for "interfering with police process", according to the NYPD. "Bridges, not walls", protesters chanted late Saturday outside Trump International Hotel in Washington, referencing President-elect Donald Trump's promise to build a wall along the southern USA border to bar Mexicans - who Trump has described as "criminals" and "rapists" - from entering ...

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Elliott scores twice late, Cowboys top Steelers 35-30

Roethlisberger faked a spike to stop the clock and instead found Brown on a play similar to one by Hall of Famer Dan Marino for Miami against the New York Jets in 1994. But Elliott is doing things that win games in a way we haven't seen in a long time, an old-school dominant feature back where he, Bell and Murray are some of the last few standing.

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Modi directs steps to disburse more money in rural India

The central government has extended the use of old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes under "certain category of transactions". The activities include collecting deposits, exchanging old notes, disbursal of small loans, loan recovery, interest collection and pension products among others.

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Hayao Miyazaki is Stepping Out of Retirement for One Final Film

Assuming the movie gets made, Miyazaki believes that it will take about five years to finish, at which point he'll be 80-years-old. Despite this not being the first time he's come out of retirement, for now, it's nice to know the world's greatest living animator isn't ready to hang up his hat quite yet.

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India raises withdrawal limit as rupee anger mounts

The Government today asked banks to raise the weekly withdrawal limit to Rs 24000 from the existing Rs 20,000 and also to increase the daily withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 2500 from the existing Rs 2000. "Instructions have been given to the Banks and Post Offices to ensure proper distribution of all denomination notes". Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with senior ministers past midnight on Sunday to review demonetisation and its impact.

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Thank you, veterans, for all you've done

Entertainment was provided by the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music. Originally, Veterans Day was called Armistice Day , and the date was selected to commemorate the signing of the armistice with Germany during World War 1, which was signed on November 11, 1918.

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Wiggins scores 47 to lead Timberwolves over Lakers, 125-99

The game featured two of the most promising young cores in the league, with Wiggins, LaVine and Karl-Anthony Towns hoping to end Minnesota's 12-year playoff drought and D'Angelo Russell, Randle and Brandon Ingram reviving the Lakers in the post-Kobe era.

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Trump might keep parts of US Obamacare

Trump also told the Journal that he would bring the country together and that "I want a country that loves each other". The Wall Street Journal asked Mr. "Stop Trump and his bigoted agenda", the organisers of the NY event said in a Facebook post. " Obamacare is just blowing up", he said only last month, while promising his own plan would deliver "great healthcare at a fraction of the cost".

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See How Markets Around the World Reacted to a Trump Victory

Among Asia's trade-reliant economies, China and South Korea are particularly exposed to any hostile US measures as they run large trade surpluses with the United States, Credit Suisse said in a research note. Equity markets are heading for a disastrous open on Wednesday. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index was the standout performer, rocketing 6.7 percent to close at 17,344.42 after sliding more than 5 percent the day before.

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Bella Hadid and The Weeknd Break Up

This is actually the second time the model and singer have split . But they are expected to meet soon as the Starboy hitmaker is expected to perform at this year's highly anticipated Victoria's Secret Fashion Show later this month in Paris , where Hadid might debut on the runway.

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Japan's Economy Grows 2.2 Pct Year-on-Year in Last Quarter

Share prices rose early Monday as the yen weakened to 107.37 yen to the US dollar, a trend that would help Japanese exporters. Despite a third consecutive quarter of expansion, the data will likely show Japan's recovery is still fragile. "Risks to both economic activity and prices are skewed to the downside", Kuroda told business leaders on Monday in the central Japan city of Nagoya, stressing his resolve to ease again if the economy loses the momentum to hit his price goal.

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One day out, Clinton focuses on ground game, Trump on enthusiasm

A Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation poll gave Clinton a 90 percent chance of defeating Trump and said she was on track to win 303 Electoral College votes out of 270 needed, to Trump's 235. House of Representatives, where lawmakers would have a three-way choice among Trump, Clinton and McMullin, a Utah native and former Central Intelligence Agency operative.

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Scared by Trump, some migrants on Mexico border give up American dream

And in September, Ford said it will move all production of small cars to Mexico, turning the company into an election-year pinata for Trump and his anti-free trade message. Hillary was blamed by Trump for NAFTA, because her husband, Bill Clinton, was the one who signed NAFTA into law. In bold letters, "A Temblar" (time to tremble) was in all newspapers around the country, hours after Trump was elected the new president of the United States.

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Trump shows every sign of carrying out sweeping immigration crackdown

According to advocates, many in the immigrant community have expressed concern and even panic after Trump had won the election, particularly due to Trump's remarks regarding immigration throughout his campaign. Moreover, the immigrant courts are backed up for years. Rosa, 22, says she feels a triple threat after Trump's win because she is Mexican, a woman and a lesbian.

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No, Donald Trump Did Not Abandon Promise to Repeal Obamacare

Trump said. However, in an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes , which is set to air on 13 November, Trump seemed more inclined towards his previous promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. He said, "It's not something I've given a lot of thought, because I want to solve health care, jobs, border control, tax reform". He also said he is prioritizing unity across the country.

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Michigan Wolverines vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction

Another? Oklahoma, with two games against ranked opponents remaining that, if they win, the playoff committee would give serious weight too, although that same committee would gig them for the lack of a conference championship game. Two plays later, De'Veon Smith was tackled in the end zone for a safety, making it a 10-2 game and starting the game's first important momentum switch.

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Argos gearing up for Black Friday Bonanza - but deals remain secret

While the Amazon Echo's main focus is to stream music, you can use Echo in connection with the Alexa service to get information or do everything from ordering an item from Amazon.com. BARGAIN HUNT What is Black Friday 2016, when is it and which United Kingdom retailers are offering deals? And a quarter of total online sales via same day delivery and in-store collection.


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