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United Nations climate talks to Trump: don't get left behind

In a statement released on Wednesday, Salaheddine Mezouar, the president of this year's climate gathering and the Moroccan minister of foreign affairs, congratulated Trump on his win and stressed that all parties "have the shared responsibility to continue the great progress achieved" in the negotiations to date.

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Stocks under Consideration: Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR)

Number of analysts are eying on this stock and after detailed observation, they have given the stock mean target price of $74.28 while their mean recommendation is 2.70 (1=Buy, 5=sell). The company now has Return on Assets of 2.3 percent, Return on Equity of 7.2% and Return on Investment of 10.6 percent. The company's quarterly revenue was down 6.7% compared to the same quarter previous year.

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Donald Trump Goes To Washington, Where Complex Congress Awaits

Still, many industries have already adapted to the regulations and made investments they can't recoup; that could put corporate pressure on Trump to preserve them. And there are some policy objectives floated by Trump that, at least in broad terms, dovetail closely with congressional Republican aims, including some presented in Ryan's "Better Way" agenda that he campaigned on this year.

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Bulls beat the Blazers 113-88

Portland is coming off a 113-88 loss against the Bulls on Tuesday night. Damian Lillard led the Trail Blazers with 19 points, five rebounds and four assists. Jusuf Nurkic's hook shot pushed Denver's lead to 48-31 midway through the second quarter. The Blazers back court needs to have a strong start. Portland trailed 57-50 at the half, but closed to 58-55 on CJ McCollum's layup.

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Pipeline Protesters Say "This is Not a Done Deal"

Local opponents of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline staged a protest late Tuesday afternoon outside of the U.S. Courthouse in downtown Waco. - It's a story that's gained a lot of global attention - crews are trying to put the finishing touches on the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would carry oil almost 1,200 miles from North Dakota to IL.

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Salesforce's revenue forecast beats estimates, shares rise

The Average Volume for the stock is measured as 8.21 Million. In this transaction, these shares were sold at value of $73.68 per share, according to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing on 01 Nov 2016.

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Obama says hopes Trump can stand up to Russia when needed

The President added that "democracy is hard work", and that when people deliberately do not vote, "democracy is weakened". So, basically: Trump will do a focused, serious job as president because he has to. Merkel raised eyebrows last week when she departed from the usual diplomatic script after Trump's election by suggesting that respect for liberal values was a precondition for Berlin's continued good relations with Washington .

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Largest deposit of untapped oil in U.S. discovered in Texas

With the advent of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, though, oil that's distributed throughout shale rock is technically possible to extract. The USGS noted that "even in areas that have produced billions of barrels of oil , there is still the potential to find billions more". Chief Executive Officer Scott Sheffield's comment that the Permian Shale could hold as much as 75 billion barrels of oil , making it second to Saudi Arabia's Ghawar field.

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US oil prices slip after industry report shows stock build

On a trade-weighted basis, the dollar index on Monday vaulted above its January peak to hit 100.22, its highest since early December 2015. Oil prices have fallen towards $45 per barrel from over $53 per barrel in recent weeks after experts including the International Energy Agency said a failure by OPEC to reach a deal would mean the market might remain oversupplied for whole of 2017.

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Mexico central bank may deliver big rate hike after peso's Trump tumble

Henry Romero/ReutersThursday's monetary-policy announcement comes after a tumultuous few weeks for the Mexican peso, which has been one of the big market casualties of the U.S. The peso MXN= MXN=D2 weakened sharply after the decision as the market had tilted toward bets on a hike of at least 75 basis points. In light of the peso's weakness, a Credit Suisse team led by Shahab Jalinoos wrote they won't just be looking at what Banxico does on Thursday, but also what it says.

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Yellen says she isn't going anywhere when Trump takes office

The Fed could raise USA interest rates "relatively soon", Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Thursday as data showing a surge in housing starts and uptick in inflation underscored her upbeat assessment of where the country stands. "No I can not", she said. Mr Speizer said Fed funds futures now implying nearly a 100% chance of a rate hike in December and "are also pricing one rate hike during each of the next three years".

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Hundreds Protest In Texas Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Protesters demonstrate in solidarity with members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota over the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, in Philadelphia , Tuesday, Nov. "There have been 26 pipeline bursts just in this year alone, and they're saying this is going to be safe". The Army Corps of Engineers has put the construction of the highly controversial Dakota Access Pipeline on hold , at least for the time being.

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Trump, Pence have spoken with nearly 30 foreign leaders - statement

Trump and Pence plan to be "reviewing a number of names for key jobs" at meetings expected to take place at Trump Tower today. For another key Trump adviser is Jared Kushner , his son-in-law and an Orthodox Jew. "This is to ensure President-elect Trump's commitment to ban lobbyist involvement is being upheld at all levels of the transition", the aide said. Still more names continued to emerge as potential cabinet picks in a Trump administration.

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Who Is Keith Ellison?

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders and progressive grassroots groups support Ellison, as do Senate Democratic leaders Harry Reid of Nevada and Charles Schumer of NY, the Hill reported. Besides Ellison and Dean, several other names have emerged as possible successors to interim chairwoman Donna Brazile, a longtime Democratic operative who stepped in after Rep.

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Dollar holds up, Mexican peso back from historic lows

The dollar has strengthened about 19.6 percent against the peso, even more than a almost 17 percent gain for all of 2015. The dollar has gained almost 13 percent against the peso this month. Enrique Pena Nieto, left, with Donald Trump during a joint conference in Mexico City , on August 31. He added that the Mexican government is waiting to see who Trump will appoint to his administration to deal with topics such as security and crime.

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Protestors line Main Street in support of Standing Rock

Kiai and his co-signers urged US law enforcement to recognize that "people feel that their concerns are being ignored, and it is their right to stage peaceful assemblies so that these concerns can be heard". Indigenous people being attacked by dogs, maced, shot with rubber bullets. "As a human race right now, we all have to be unified to help each other. You have to stand for something or you'll fall for anything", Alyssia Lonetree of Lyndon Station, Wis., said.

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Yellen Sees Hike 'Relatively Soon' and Plans to Serve Full Term

A hike in short-term interest rates "could well become appropriate relatively soon if incoming data provide some further evidence of continued progress" toward the objectives of the Fed's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), she said during a congressional hearing.

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Amazon deleting negative reviews of Megyn Kelly's new book from Trump supporters

Kelly said these were "not your normal tactics unleashed against a journalist who asked a tough question". After her colleague, Gretchen Carlson, 50, came forward with a hard-hitting lawsuit against Ailes, claiming he sexually harassed her for years at FOX, which eventually led to her termination from the network, Megyn said she had somewhat of an epiphany.

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British Politician Says He'll Make Sure Trump Doesn't Grope Theresa May

A party spokesman said the interim UKIP leader discussed " freedom and winning " with Mr Trump on a visit to Trump Tower in NY. After the meeting Mr Farage tweeted that it had been a great honour and added: He was relaxed and full of good ideas.

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Traveling from Southern California for Thanksgiving? You're not alone

AAA says this year's increase in travel would mark the eighth year of growth, bosting totals to the highest volume since 2007. Slightly more than 5 million Californians are expected to drive to their destinations - a 3.4 percent increase over 2015 - while 617,000 will fly, a 1.6 percent jump.

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Businesses misleading consumers with Black Friday discounts

Additionally, you can save up to $50 by opening a Walmart credit card account. With most stores stocking identical items on their websites and offering e-DoorBusters, camping out in advance has even less of a point this year. The Mall at Johnson City will be open on Thanksgiving from 6 p.m.to 1 a.m. and again on Black Friday from 6 a.m.to 10 p.m. All stores will open at 5 a.m.

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Anti-Trump Lesson Plan

The local Republican Party quickly responded to the Donald Trump lesson plan . The city's teachers union has offered its members a lesson plan that calls the soon-to-be commander-in-chief a racist and a sexist who rose to power by "pandering" to his equally terrible base.

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Alibaba's Singles' Day sales smashes records once again

Now in just 24 hours it surpasses the main United States online spending spree, the five days from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday. Alibaba makes money through advertising and charging vendors a proportion of their sales . Forecasters expect the economy to cool further next year as regulators try to rein in a boom in bank lending and real estate sales that is pushing up debt and housing costs.

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Supermoon Graces Sky Monday Night

A Supermoon is a special occurrence that basically means the moon is much closer to the Earth than it usually is. The event, described as " undeniably beautiful " by American space agency Nasa , will not be matched until the moon makes a similar approach in 2034.

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Cabot Corp. (CBT) Insider Gottberg Friedrich Von Sold 19553 Shares

The firm's market capitalization is $10.08 billion. The company was maintained on Friday, August 12 by Deutsche Bank. Number of analysts are covering this stock and now stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 15 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 7 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Is Getting Cheaper, As Grocery Prices Fall Again

The cost of that 16-pound bird comes in at $22.74, or more than 45 percent of this year's total for the Thanksgiving meal. That's according to research of the American Farm Bureau Federation , which has been tallying up the cost of America's Thanksgiving dinner every year since 1986.

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Airport victim died from single gunshot to chest

Balderrama said Buie left the company in April of 2015. It is believed Balderrama armed himself and went to the airport specifically to kill someone. Balderrama said the shooter apparently knew the victim's schedule and routine. "Obviously when you have a potential suspect inside a building as big as the airport and several levels of parking area to search, it's just going to be time-consuming", Balderrama said.

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Revenue Estimates Analysis: Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW)

Advisor Partners LLC's holdings in Corning were worth $462,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 6,954 shares of the company's stock worth $142,000 after buying an additional 154 shares during the period. The company's revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter previous year. Revenue for the same quarter is predicted to arrive at $2.5B. On average, equities analysts forecast that Corning Inc.

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AAA Projects 48.7 Million Americans to Travel this Thanksgiving

It's the most holiday travelers since 2007. Increased travel around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays is offset by motorists who do less driving to their jobs while on vacation, Laskoski said. "If your schedule permits, traveling on the holiday itself often results in less congestion and fewer crowds". A larger share of the population in the region (16.5 million), is travelling by vehicle, more than any other part of the country.

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Putin fires economy minister over bribe charges

A Moscow district court ruled on Tuesday to place Ulyukayev under house arrest. Ulyukayev has been formally charged with bribery for taking a bribe from Rosneft and threatening "to use his powers to put obstacles to the company's activities".

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Evacuation of New Zealand town cut off by quake nearly over

Kaikoura, New Zealand before the natural disaster. In Wellington , a vacant office block is set to be knocked down after suffering severe structural damage in the quake. Key estimated the quake fix bill would reach billions of dollars but said the first job was delivering much-needed supplies to the town. It was the largest tremor in the quake-prone country since 2009, it said, while early assessments of the geological changes indicate it was one of the "most complex earthquakes ever ...

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Stock Earnings Estimates under Consideration: Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST)

The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 15, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 11, 2016. (NASDAQ: ROST ) will report earnings per share of $0.56 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company's results on 11/17/16 After Market Close.

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In valedictory speech, Obama takes note of values he sought in office

It happened in the campaign and there's no reason to think his presidency won't be the same. Merkel, for her part, said she was approaching the incoming Trump administration with "an open mind" and was encouraged that the presidential process in the US was "working smoothly" so far.

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Samsung's $8B ticket into the red-hot automotive tech race

Samsung has agreed to pay $112 per share in cash for the American manufacturers of connected auto and audio systems. This investment underscores the strength of Harman's employees, as well as our success and leadership across our markets. Samsung believes a combination of Harman connected auto expertise and Samsung's presence in mobility, semiconductors, user experience, displays and distribution will allow the company to become a key player in connected cars.

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Cash rush on, people make a beeline for banks, ATMs in Chandigarh

The banned bills made up more than 80 percent of the currency in circulation, leaving millions of people without cash and threatening to bring much of the cash-driven economy to a halt. There were calls about long queues or violence. Those who have not exchanged the outdated currency are making plan to get the demonetised currency exchanged when the crowd subsides in banks.


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