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ONS: House price growth fell to 7.7% in September

In London, the average price of a property hit £487,649 in September, rising 1.4% compared to August, and up 10.9% over the year, while the East of England also saw annual price increases in double digits. "In Gavin Barwell, the Housing Minister's constituency [of Croydon Central], house prices have jumped 17 per cent year-on-year - equivalent to £53,164".

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Snapchat's parent reportedly has filed for public offering

The investors in the latest round included General Atlantic, Sequoia Capital, T. Rowe Price and Lone Pine. That would give the company a valuation of $ 25 billion to $35 billion. Snapchat's chief revenue source comes from advertising it sells that air between "stories", where individual users and media partners post short photo and video snippets.

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Cyrus Mistry sends letter to Tata Global Beverages

Cyrus Mistry's "hostility" to primary promoters had led to his removal as chairman of Tata Global Beverages as it posed significant risk to the company's future performance, said the new head, Harish Bhat. "It is shocking that even before understanding the group, what had been achieved over the 148 years, and more granularly over the chairmanship of Cyrus Mistry, these newly inducted board members concluded that Mistry should be replaced".

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Cash withdrawal concessions to farmers, agri-traders, weddings

Meanwhile, families can withdraw Rs 2.5 lakh for weddings from one account and farmers can withdraw up to Rs 25,000 a week, the government said today, announcing another set of measures to ease a massive cash crunch after the currency ban. However, this will only be permitted for those accounts that are KYC compliant, Das said. Central government employees, up to group C, can draw their salary in advance up to Rs 10,000 in cash, DEA Secy Das said.

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Saudi Minister Calls for OPEC Output Cuts, while Iran Pumps More Oil

The crash came in as news circulated that another year of oil glut is anticipated in the energy market. Brent crude futures were down 2 cents on the day at $44.73 a barrel by 1005 GMT, while NYMEX crude futures were down 6 cents at $43.35 a barrel.

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Trump adviser is pushing a registry for Muslims

Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump pushed hard-line immigration proposals , including pledges to temporarily halt Muslim immigration - a proposal he later modified to "extreme vetting" - and to build a wall along the us border with Mexico.

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Donald Trump May Not Live in the White House Full

A source says that Donald Trump is not liked so there is a high concern someone may take a shot at him. According to the New York Times , Trump and his advisers discussed how many nights he will spend each week in the White House-and he told them that he'd prefer to "do what he is used to, which is spending time in New York when he can".

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US FCC drops planned reform of business data services market

In a letter to FCC Chairman TOM WHEELER sent TODAY (11/15), House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman FRED UPTON (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman GREG WALDEN (R-OR) asked that the Commission hold off on votes on controversial items until the new administration is in place.

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Online petition calls for Electoral College to make Clinton president

Mrs. Clinton is now leading in the popular vote by a margin of more than 1 million votes . Right now Donald Trump has 290, Hillary Clinton has 232. However, calls to change the rules ex post facto are misguided. The petition also emphasized, "Secretary Clinton WON THE POPULAR VOTE and should be President".

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Scotland applies to join Brexit trigger court battle

Amid the British prime minister's efforts to start the Brexit process, Britain's Supreme Court said Tuesday it has set aside four days starting on December 5 to hear the government's appeal against a landmark ruling that it must seek parliament's approval to start the Brexit process.

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Bernie Sanders on Trump's win: 'Stand up and fight back'

Although Sanders ran as a Democrat in the primaries and will continue to hold leadership positions within the party because of his involvement, he still isn't an official member of the Democratic party . It's an inexactitude at best and has always been a puzzling meme accepted by those who peddle in conventional wisdom without ever challenging it. "We're going to stand together and fight for a government and an economy that works for all of us".

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Pluto's frozen heart may hide slushy underground ocean

To do that, Sputnik Planitia must have acquired enough mass at some point to knock Pluto on its side. Pluto's tides with Charon can't be explained if the dwarf planet was frozen solid all the way through. Nimmo sees Keane's theory about the seasonal volatile creep, and raises some watery oceanic activity: When something big smacks into your icy crust, it's going to make a dent.

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Demonetisation: No respite from long queues

While the week gone by since the announcement of demonetisation of the Rs1,000 and Rs500 notes was a testing time for bankers and quite distressing for the common man, there is some respite for banks now and ATMs are expected to be functioning more or less normal within 10 days, says Bhattacharya.

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Illinois Students Walking Out Of Classes Tuesday To Protest Trump

Last week, they gathered in a protest of the presidential election , holding signs like "Trump doesn't believe in Global Warming", and "Rise up against fascism". In an interview on CBS' "60 Minutes" that aired Sunday night, Trump told his supporters to stop the harassment, and that he would, "bring this country together".

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The Election Is Over, But Russia Is Still Hacking

Following news of Trump's phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin and, their conversation to "normalize" relations between the two countries, Graham said it should be done with caution. "Yes." Corker said he was "all for more fully understanding what happened" through hearings. Graham also said that the congressional hearings would mention " Russia's misadventure throughout the world ", particularly its imperialist overtures in Eastern Europe and alleged humanitarian offenses in ...

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Ambassador Says Canada Is Open to Renegotiating NAFTA with Trump

He noted that the U.S.is Canada's largest trading partner and Canada is the largest trading partner for the U.S. Rob Calabrese, who started the website Cape Breton if Donald Trump Wins to jokingly invite Americans to come to Canada, told the CBC on Wednesday that becoming a Canadian citizen is harder than his lighthearted site may make it seem.

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Americans Seek Canadian Residency Following Trump Election - Is It Possible?

The Prime Minister spoke with Mr. Trump Wednesday night and invited him to visit Canada. Some celebrities, like Amy Schumer, Bryan Cranston and Miley Cyrus also said they would move to Canada if Trump won. He did say he'd appreciate seeing free trade in lumber - a constant irritant. The Republican-held Congress has legislated fossil fuel subsidies and lifted the 40-year ban on US oil exports during the Obama presidency.

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1 million sign up for Obamacare for 2017 so far

StudentBlue is a student health insurance plan offered by UNL through Blue Cross Blue Shield. You won't be locked in if a better plan comes along. "It also could be due to lower claim usage than anticipated". The costs of the plans depend on how much coverage a person is looking for, Meza said. Since enrolling only 36,827 Nevadans out of a target of 118,000 for the 2013 coverage period, the state doubled its enrollment numbers the following year to 72,127.

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Japanese prime minister plans to meet Putin, Trump this month

He even stated that Tokyo and Seoul would have to pay more to have the privilege of utilizing the U.S. Forces for defense, or he would walk away from them altogether. But Beijing is wary of Trump's threat to impose hefty import tariffs over alleged trade and currency violations, amid fears it could stoke a trade war.

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Watch Obama's very symbolic speech in Athens, Greece

In a veiled allusion to Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan, he said, "We can't look backwards for answers, we have to look forward". He said that closer economic and technological integration around the globe has lifted lives and that the world collectively has never been wealthier, better educated, healthier, or less violent than it is today.

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Obama set to meet with Trump in Oval Office

Trump said at the end of his meeting with the president that he's looking forward to benefiting from Obama's "counsel" in the future. Speaking to reporters in the Oval Office, Obama said he will do everything he can to help the Republican succeed when he takes office on January 20 and urged that the country unite to face its challenges.

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Moderate intensity earthquake hits Delhi, Haryana

Earliar this month, A moderate natural disaster, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale, rocked the northeastern states. An quake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was recorded in the wee hours today morning. The same month, tremors with its epicentre in Haryana was felt in parts of Delhi which had of 3.7 magnitude. The epicentre of the quake was located in Assam's Karimganj district, an official said.

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Andy Murray Wins His First Match As No. 1 Seed

Murray's next match will be against Kei Nishikori, who beat Stan Wawrinka in his opening match and, like Cilic, has come into the tournament having won his last match against the Scot in the U.S., when he prevailed in a five-set encounter at Flushing Meadow.

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Rally fades as banks lead stocks lower; dollar still rising

A screen shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average after the close of trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, November 14, 2016. In currencies, the pound slipped 0.214%, to $1.2417, while the yen gained 0.19%, to ¥109.073. OIL: Oil prices continued to rise. West Texas Intermediate, the main United States crude variety, jumped 5.8% to $45.84 a barrel while Brent, the worldwide standard, rallied 5.9% to $47.03.

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Dollar edges away from 13-year peak, Asian stocks slip

In commodities, the rampant US dollar put pressure on gold , which lost 0.8 percent to $1,215 an ounce. Pressured by traders' conviction on a USA rate hike and political worries about Europe, the euro fell below $1.07 for the first time since the start of December 2015.

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Better Buy: Home Depot, Inc. vs. Target

HOME DEPOT , INC. (HD) received consensus recommendation of "Outperform" from Analysts polled at Thomson Reuters. Before the storm hit, residents across the Southeast streamed into Home Depot for plywood, flashlights, tarps and generators.

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House Dems Send Letter to Trump Asking Him to Replace Bannon

He is a guy who wants to tear this system down and replace it with a new system. "We have a responsibility to prevent Trump's bullying and aggressive behavior from becoming normalized in the eyes of America, especially the millions of young people who are watching and wondering".

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JPMorgan to settle China hiring probe - Bbg

HSBC lowered their price target on Anglo American plc from GBX 1,150 ($14.37) to GBX 1,100 ($13.74) and set a "hold" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 10th. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 6,005 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $414,645.25. The Company is engaged in investment banking, financial services.

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U.S. Bancorp's (USB): Trader's Radar

The Arizona-based Ironwood Inv Counsel has invested 1.4% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). The latest exchange of 9.6 Million shares is above its average trading activity of 10.18 Million shares. BSX was trading -16.14% below its 52-week high and 32.67% above its 52-week low. Zions Bancorp had a return on equity of 6.16% and a net margin of 17.81%.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Updated Broker Price Targets

Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Oct 10, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016. The stock's weekly volatility was 2.44% and the RSI amounts to 61.08. In addition, the company offers ticketing and marketing software and services for venues and event promoters to promote their events, as well as allow fans to find and purchase tickets for events.

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Minn. Police Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Is Charged With Manslaughter

He will bring second-degree manslaughter and risky discharge of a firearm charges against St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez. The shooting's aftermath was streamed live on Facebook by Castile's girlfriend, who was in the auto with him.

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Banks closed today, queues get longer at ATMs

It has been also made a decision to provide cash multiple times to the BCs, so that rural population is served. Das said there were 120,000 banking correspondents - people authorised to accept small deposits on behalf of banks - and more than 130,000 branch post offices in the country.

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Six-wicket Abbott fires South Africa to series win

Smith's side hurtled towards their fifth straight test loss during a collapse of 32-8 in 19.2 overs, with Kyle Abbott snaring six wickets to be named man of the match early on day four of the contest. So not only do we suck, we've got fans who target the opposing team with racism. "A bit of momentum in our favour, knowing that when we've had them three or four down, we've rolled through them".

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Meeting With Obama Was 'Great Honor'

Obama said he was "encouraged" by the wide-ranging conversation the pair had, adding that it's important "we call come together" to face the challenges America faces. Trump, sitting next to him in an armchair under a portrait of George Washington , also struck a magnanimous note and pledged to seek Obama's counsel in the coming weeks.

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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Show Biggest Weekly Increase Since June 2013

Because Canadian bond yields tend to follow USA trends and the main factor affecting Canadian fixed-rate mortgages are Canadian bond yields. The size and swiftness of the moves in rates over the past few days is of some concern and most certainly play a role in the performance of the housing market over the next 12 months, house prices will remain highly affordable on a purchasing-power adjusted basis, as mortgage rates are still at near historical lows, providing a purchasing power ...


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