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Brazilian GP talking points: Lewis Hamilton's dominance, Max Verstappen's ingenuity, Pirelli's tyres

Horner said: "We witnessed something very special". When Daniel Ricciardo switched to intermediates following the second race stoppage, soon after the Australian began posting fastest times in various sectors. I think it was a good recovery, hard to come back - I struggled to get past Carlos Sainz, I don't know why, it took a lot of laps before I really started to feel well in the auto and it was too late.

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Max Verstappen's drive made Brazilian Grand Prix the greatest spectacle of 2016

The driver had previously spent a large part of the race in second behind eventual victor Lewis Hamilton . Verstappen's overtaking display helped win yet another Driver of the Day award. " It was a frustrating race ", said Ricciardo. There were repeated rain showers that induced multiple safety vehicle and red flag periods. "For a lap or so, it was really good on the intermediate tyres, but then more rain came which resulted in no grip in the final sector" he said.

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Dollar firmer above ¥108 in Tokyo amid Trump fiscal stimulus hopes

The US dollar held near a 14-year high on Tuesday and Treasury yields extended their rise as investors braced for stronger inflation in the United States amid expectations of expansionary fiscal polices under Donald Trump's presidency. And Mexico's peso was more than one percent higher, having hit record lows this week on worries about Trump's warning he will tear up a trade deal with the country and send back millions of migrants.

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Vermont activists protest Dakota pipeline

The statement notes that Kiai acknowledged that some protesters had resorted to violence, too, but that the response of security officials was disproportionate and targeted protesters who were doing so peacefully. North Dakota's governor is criticizing a potential delay in completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. It was determined that wells that provided drinking water to the capital could be adversely affected.

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Banks closed today; queues get longer at ATMs

India's government released today new measures to tackle with shortage of cash, due to the decision for withdrawal of 500 and 1000 rupee banknotes. Large crowds again gathered at banks across the country trying to change Rs 500 and 1,000 notes, demonetized by the government on Tuesday, in an effort to crack down on corruption.

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Trudeau 'happy to talk' about NAFTA with Trump

The 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) binds 530 million consumers in Canada, the United States and Mexico. He might try to negotiate another trilateral agreement. "Locally that may have an impact on high-tech firms", he said, noting majority do not cater to the Island market, but rather are here to serve the massive American audience.

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House Republicans nominate Paul Ryan speaker for next Congress

While not surprising, the outcome finalizes who will be working with Trump in the House chamber for (presumably) the next two years. "Throughout the campaign I have worked very closely with President-elect Trump and Speaker Ryan, and I look forward to continuing that work as we look to put forth an agenda that will make America great again for all Americans".

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Trump will get wake-up call when he takes office, Obama says

Bannon received praise from Jason Miller, who is the communications director of the Trump presidential transition. Washington Free Beacon reporter Lachlan Markay appeared on the Fox Business Network's show Kennedy on Monday night to discuss how Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus will work together in Donald Trump's White House.

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Bernie Sanders responds to Trump victory

That's best represented by Vermont Sen. Sanders credits Trump for tapping into the anger and pain of working class people - the same people Sanders targeted in his presidential campaign. "I'm taking a hard look at DNC Chair because I know how badly we need to reform our nominating process, articulate a bold progressive vision, recommit ourselves to higher wages and a stronger middle class, and return to our roots as a nationwide, grassroots party".

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Set to leave NYCFC

The unbelievable fans have given me incredible support and backing. NYCFC coach Patrick Viera also praised Frank Lampard and his willingness to work hard even in tough conditions. While Jack Wilshere's experiment at Bournemouth has not been a 100 percent success, it has shown the value a seasoned player from an elite club can bring to a team struggling to keep its head above water.

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Israel ratifies Paris Agreement to control climate change

China was coping with climate change with a highly responsible attitude and was willing to share its best practices in this regard, such as capacity-building, with other developing countries in order to contribute to global efforts in dealing with climate change, Xie told the opening session of the forum on South-South cooperation.

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Oil edges higher after shock Trump victory

The International Energy Agency (IEA) said the global market will remain in surplus unless OPEC can reach an agreement at its November 30 meeting. "There's so much oil coming to the market", said Tariq Zahir, trader at Tyche Capital Advisors in NY.

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Branson and startup unveil supersonic plane

If all goes according to plan, Virgin Galactic will have the right to purchase Boom's first 10 craft. On Tuesday, the founder of Virgin Group is joining forces with Boom - an aircraft production startup - to unveil the XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator, a prototype supersonic passenger airliner.

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Google Will Block Ads On Fake News Sites, Cutting Off Revenue

The policy would include sites that distribute false news. This means that fake news will still show up prominently on search results. Such criticism prompted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to respond publicly with a post on his own Facebook page (see below).

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U.S. government delays decision on North Dakota pipeline

The Army Corps of Engineers announced Monday that it finished a review of the disputed Dakota Access pipeline but says it wants more study and tribal input before it allows it to cross under the Missouri River in North Dakota. The 1,200-mile pipeline from North Dakota to IL is largely complete outside of the river crossing. The Nov. 4 statement from the U.N. Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues called on the government to "protect the traditional lands and sacred sites of the Standing Rock ...

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Anti-Trump protest in Portland, Oregon, devolves into riot

More than a thousand protesters took to the streets across California after night fell including downtown Los Angeles, where over 200 were arrested a night earlier. At least one person was arrested, according to Portland Police Sgt. Pete Simpson. Almost 8,000 people also spilled onto the streets of downtown Los Angeles.

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Interest in 'moving to Canada' spiked on election night in Google search

Canada's goods and services trade with the U.S. reached more than $650 billion in 2015, and the USA dominates Canada's foreign trade-bigly. "I think most of us who believe NAFTA has been successful, believe that it's limited - believe that it can be improved", he told iPolitics.

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Hundreds protest in downtown Sacramento against Dakota oil pipeline

Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of the Interior said in statement that they would not grant the company right to drill under federally controlled land under Lake Oahe until it completed discussions with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe about conditions that would ensure safety of the pipeline and area around it.

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Port of Los Angeles October volumes spike almost 16%

Container import volume at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which together handle the largest share of USA inbound trade in goods, expanded 7.1% and exports jumped 11.4%, according to the figures released by the port authorities. The port reported today that it shipped the equivalent of 89,473 export containers last month. With total cargo volumes through the first 10 months of 2016 at 7,182,682 TEUs, it represents an increase of 5.25 percent compared to the same period in 2015.

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Pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan

The Corps on Monday called for more study and input from the Standing Rock Sioux before it decides whether to allow the pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe. The Army invites discussion of the risk of a spill in light of such conditions, and whether to grant an easement for the pipeline to cross Lake Oahe at the proposed location.

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Company: Army Corps' latest pipeline delay purely political

The 1,200-mile pipeline that's to carry North Dakota oil through South Dakota and Iowa to a shipping point in IL is largely complete except for that stretch, which will skirt the tribe's reservation. Energy Transfer Partners is the lead company in the pipeline construction, which is 85 percent complete, a company official said. While these discussions are ongoing, construction on or under Corps land bordering Lake Oahe can not occur because the Army has not made a final decision on whether ...

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Watch List: Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE:SRC)

Baird. The Mean and Low price Targets are $36.76 and $27, respectively. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Spirit Realty Capital, Inc .'s ( SRC ), a part of Financial sector and belongs to REIT - Diversified industry; ended its day with a gain of 3.22% and finalized at the price of $10.59.

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Trump vows to immediately deport up to three million immigrants

Mayor Betsy Hodges said in a statement Saturday that she could continue to "stand by and fight for immigrants" in Minneapolis, claiming that doing otherwise would compromise the city's safety. Until last month, Obama also did not use visa sanctions to compel other countries to take back their citizens that the United States wanted to deport, forcing the release of thousands of immigrants convicted of crimes including murder, rape, and sexual assault because the Supreme Court has said ...

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Google says it will expand operations in London

During his first visit to the United Kingdom since becoming Google's CEO in 2015, Pichai asserted that the company is extremely excited to continue investing into its new King's Cross campus. Multinational corporations have been grasping for details on the country's plans for leaving the European Union, and tech companies are concerned about whether they'll be able to continue to hire workers from overseas and gain access to the single market after the country leaves the bloc.

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United States government delays decision on North Dakota pipeline

Kennedy Jr.is slated to join protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline in southern North Dakota. Energy Transfer Partners said it will finish the pipeline by December 1 except for a small disputed section in North Dakota, and expects it to begin moving crude in the first quarter next year if the government clears the final obstacle.

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US stocks wobble as tech losses cancel out bank gains

The rise in USA bond yields has helped support the dollar as traders price in the prospect of bigger returns on their holdings. "It's a little early to finally see that rotation between stocks and bonds but we're tracking fund flows on a weekly basis so we can see what actually happens".

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Snapchat has filed confidentially for its IPO

The widely popular messaging app is looking to raise $4 billion at a valuation between $25 billion to $35 billion, Bloomberg reported in October. Snapchat's sales are reportedly expected to hit $250 million to $350 million this year, and as much as $1 billion next year.

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Sterling Capital Management LLC Boosts Stake in General Motors Co. (GM)

Sterling Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in General Motors Co. General Motors Company closed its last trading session at $34.02 with the loss of -2.18%. Analysts predict that General Motors Co. will post $6.01 EPS for the current year. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 7th will be paid a $0.38 dividend.

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"Forest-powered" flight takes off in US

Alaska Airlines teamed up with the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) to develop the fuel, which it says is the first of its kind. We are pleased that we had the opportunity to prove, through the NARA project, that cellulosic sugars from wood can be used to successfully make commercial jet fuel.

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Bad weather hampers New Zealand quake rescue efforts

Tourists were evacuated by helicopter from Kaikoura in New Zealand on November 15, 2016, military officials said. Did UFOs cause the New Zealand quake? New Zealand emergency services and defence personnel evacuated hundreds of tourists and residents from a small South Island town amid stronger aftershocks on Tuesday, a day after a powerful quake killed two people.

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B.C. home sales slide in Oct

Sales were up in about 60 per cent of all local markets, led by the Fraser Valley in B.C., Calgary, Edmonton, the Hamilton-Burlington region in Ontario and Montreal. Sales were also down 16.7 per cent. "The federal government will no doubt want to monitor the effect of new mortgage regulations on the many varied housing markets across Canada and on the economy, particularly given the recent rise in uncertainty about economic growth prospects following the USA presidential election".

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Regency Centers to Buy Equity One for About $5 Billion

Before recent pullbacks, shares of Regency Centers , Equity One and other REITs have performed strongly as investors have been drawn to their relatively rich payouts amid historically low interest rates. That has given such companies the currency to do stock-based acquisitions that create scale and efficiency. In August, MAA agreed to buy Post Properties Inc.

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ASUU Gives Notice Of One Week Warning Strike

He said the strike would last one week. Ogunyemi said there shall be no teaching, examination nor attendance at statutory meetings during the warning strike. "Government is how turning establishment of university into constituency project and that is not acceptable to us". In 2013, students in all Nigerian public universities, except University of Ilorin, were not in their schools for six months following that year's ASUU strike.

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58% of shoppers say deal days like Black Friday don't matter

Alternatively, you could check out these other Black Friday 2016 deals (including smartphones and tablets from many manufacturers). Major sales are available for the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick and more. That is Thanksgiving Day . Just over half (51%) will look to buy deals online , 24% will get their bargains on the high street, and 14% plan to shop via their smartphone.

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Mexico braces for the powerful winds of 'Hurricane Trump'

Mexico's willingness to rework NAFTA comes very shortly after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is willing to renegotiate NAFTA . The peso has become a lightning rod for market anxiety due to fears about the future of Mexican-U.S.


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