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'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' movie review - Wizarding, American style

We'll find out in due time. The magic of the movie is that it entices us that there is a whole magical world out there that is yet to be discovered and peaks our curiosity of the possibilities of other wizarding communities that are closer to home.

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Xbox Is Starting Black Friday Early, Like Now

This savings runs today, November 18, through November 28. Xbox is back with more than a few Xbox One Black Friday deals, and - as is the custom - Xbox Live Gold members will have a few extra days to take advantage of the deals. Averaging pricing for the Xbox One also fell by 17 percent in October YoY. Highlights include savings on Battlefield 1, Federation Internationale de Football Association 17, and NBA 2K17 on Xbox One , and discounts for Red Dead Redemption , Skate 3 , ...

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England bring in Harrison to face Fiji

Teimana Harrison will start as flanker in the England side which will see four changes for the match against Fiji at Twickenham on Saturday. "We've picked a side to beat Fiji ", England boss Eddie Jones said. On Saturday afternoon, Nathan Hughes is in line to complete a dramatic rise to the top of the worldwide stage. There is also a decent chance of the versatile Daly starting on the wing in place of May, with Marland Yarde having returned to Harlequins on Tuesday.

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Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO) from Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing - Todays Top Gains

Shares are now trading -4.38% away from the 52-week high price of 162.95 and +35.64% off the 52-week low of 114.87. The company reached its 52-Week high of $119.67 on Nov 24, 2015 and 52-Week low of $67.8 on Feb 18, 2016. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Outperform and their mean rating for the stock is 2.05 on scale of 1-5. Analyst's mean target price for VIAB is $43.65 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.50.

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ATMs Go Dry Soon After Opening, Queues Continue At Banks

People holding to the older notes will be very keen to do away with them and also get the newer series banknotes of higher denomination when the bank branches reopen tomorrow. Long queues of people, who were waiting to withdraw cash were seen at nearly every ATM in the city on Friday. Many ATMs ran out of cash within hours of opening due to heavy footfall.

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Oil Prices Jump 3 Percent On Hopes Of OPEC Output Cut

Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were flat at $46.49 per barrel at 1101 GMT. OPEC agreed to an outline of a supply cutting deal in September but with two weeks to go before a November 30 meeting, disagreements persist among members and non-OPEC Russia on crucial details.

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Alaska unemployment rate for October stands at 6.8 percent

Five counties experienced rates above 6 percent: Clearwater (8.1 percent), Shoshone (6.6 percent), Benewah and Adams (6.4 percent) and Lemhi (6.3 percent). State officials say the number of unemployed Idaho residents is around 30,900. Northern Virginia added 28,300 job for a total 1,442,300 jobs, up 2 percent from a year ago.

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Indians wait hours outside banks for new currency notes

There was a similar picture in Delhi . "Some queues are two kilometres long", he said. "Let the exchange process begin and we will see if more is required", India's finance minister Arun Jaitley said. As per recent update, ATMs will also dispense banknotes of Rs. 50 denomination. Airports, railway stations and hospitals will only accept them until 11 November.

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Trump aside, Ford and other automakers have already moved to Mexico

Ford had reportedly been considering moving the MKC production line to Chicago or Mexico, but according to a statement released late Thursday, the company made a decision to keep the line in Louisville. It was not immediately clear when Ford made the decision. While the UAW and Trump disagree on many policy issues the union and the president-elect are aligned when it comes to the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Scherzer, Porcello claim Cy Young awards

Max Scherzer , 2013 AL Cy Young Award victor, was up for the 2016 NL version on Wednesday night. Would he beat out the Cubs' two-headed monster of Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks? But since the voting system is weighted, Porcello pipped Verlander to the post because he had a higher number of second-place votes.

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The effects of India's currency reform? "Chaos" say analysts

Short-term rates have also slumped, with bulk deposit rates down by as much as 42 basis points, reinforcing the view that the Reserve Bank of India may cut the repo rate in December, instead of earlier expectations for a cut in February or April.

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Florida's Unemployment Rate Ticks Up To 4.8 Percent In October

The state Department of Job and Family Services said Friday that Ohio's rate of 4.9 percent was up from 4.8 percent the previous month. It shows California is adding enough new jobs each month to absorb tens of thousands of people re-entering the work force, without an increase in the unemployment rate.

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Jeff Sessions: 5 facts about Trump's attorney general pick

While roughly half of U.S. states and the District of Columbia have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, it remains illegal under federal law and, if confirmed, the Alabama senator will hold the power over the federal enforcement arm of criminal laws, such as the Controlled Substances Act.

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Theresa May: US and Europe must keep up pressure on Russian Federation

Despite adopting a sombre tone during his sixth and last visit to Germany as United States president, Obama said he was nevertheless "cautiously optimistic about my successor and the shift from campaign mode to governance". "[The German media] are now anti-American, in a nutshell, because they do not recognize the rights of the U.S. people to elect the president they want".

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US Stocks Slip as Drugmakers Pull Health Care Companies Down

USA stocks had been on a tear since Donald Trump's surprise victory in the presidential election last week as his proposals to increase infrastructure spending and reduce taxes are seen benefiting the economy. Gold prices continue to be trampled this morning, as the rally in the United States dollar sees fresh bullish signs. The gap between 10-year government bonds in the US and Germany widened to 200 basis points, its widest level since at least 1990, as investors expect the European ...

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Volvo pilot new concierge app

A pilot program for this new version of Volvo's concierge app is scheduled for the San Francisco Bay Area this month, where a few hundred owners will take the service for a spin. Volvo Concierge is an app that lets you schedule all of those aforementioned tasks, like servicing, refueling and even auto washes. Volvo has announced the rollout of a new concierge service for its owners, which will make everyday chores such as topping up with fuel an on demand, smartphone activated service.

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Volkswagen to axe 30000 jobs worldwide

The plan would lead to savings of $3.9 billion U.S. a year, Volkswagen said Friday. Volkswagen is to axe 30,000 jobs as part of a restructuring created to help the German carmaker recover from the diesel emissions scandal. As part of the restructuring, it will also invest about 3.5 billion euros in areas such as electric cars, components and battery systems, creating 9,000 new positions in Germany.

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Arizona electoral college members asked to not vote for Donald Trump

Southern states with slaves were anxious about dominance by northern states , since slaves couldn't vote and wouldn't be counted in a direct vote. Why did the polls fail to predict a Donald Trump presidency? The Associated Press estimates there are more than 4 million votes left to be counted.

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Volume Spiking for This Stock Mid-session: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)

In Cisco Systems , Inc. Sell side analysts that regularly cover the stock have provided price targets and recommendations on Cisco Systems , Inc. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, twenty-three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company.

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Plans to ban pension cold calls

This includes scammers targeting people who inadvertently "opt-in" to receiving third party communications. It is hoped that the crackdown will end the misery caused by 250 million scam calls made every year - the equivalent of eight every second.

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Philadelphia transit strike to end as SEPTA, union reach deal

The workers went on strike November 1 at 12:01 a.m. after both sides failed to reach an agreement on a new contract, shutting down SEPTA's city transit division. SEPTA chairman Pat Deon said the parties reached an "agreement in principle" Monday, according to NBC Philadelphia . Workers have been on strike since October 31 to protest against their work schedules and negotiate pensions and health care.

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VW to cut 30000 jobs worldwide

Automaker Volkswagen AG (VKW.L,VLKAF.PK,VOW.BE) said Friday it will cut 23,000 jobs in Germany as part of a re-positioning of its core brand and to enable a shift from conventional auto making to electric vehicles as well as digital mobility.

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$25m settlement for 'scam' university

The allegations have been a major point of controversy for the President-elect for years. Trump 'fought us every step of the way, filing baseless charges and fruitless appeals and refusing to settle for even modest amounts of compensation for the victims of his phony university.

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Currency crunch: People woe continue as long queues at banks, ATMs

The new currency denominations haven't been adequately distributed to banks. Everyday she stands in ATM queues for hours. Though, sources did not disclose about the features of new Rs 500 note, but assured that there is no need to make necessary correction in the cash tray of ATMs .

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Eddie Redmayne Unconcerned About Having Four 'Fantastic Beasts' Films Ahead

The new Harry Potter film , Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , is out now nationwide. Fantastic Beasts is an exciting venture because it's a whole new perspective on a world once relegated to London and Hogwarts. Rowling in her screen writing debut gives us a fantastic world of wands magic and awesome imagination, stirring up the fond hint of nostalgia for Hogwarts and Potter but steering clear of clutching on references to the spectacular series she wrote earlier.

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Demonetisation: Banks to serve only their own customers today

Meanwhile, banks saw long queues of senior citizens on Saturday. Over-the-counter exchange will resume for all customers on Monday, said IBA Chairman Rajeev Rishi. This means that banks will exchange the notes only for their own customers, i.e. people who have bank accounts with them. Of the seven India banks here, two are from the private sector.

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Micro ATMs a hit to ease cash crunch

Exception is only senior citizens, they added. Earlier today, the government had warned that those who have allowed others to deposit money in their bank accounts, will be prosecuted for abetment under the Income Tax Act. He, however, said senior citizens are exempted and they can go to any bank branch to exchange notes tomorrow. He told a television channel that the government had been informed of the decision.

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Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) deal with SolarCity finally got the shareholders endorsement

Musk said in the shareholder meeting that people should be going after solar roofs in the future as they look better than traditional roofs, cost less, generate electricity, and are also more durable. Of course, it would provide free electricity, but the installation and actual product cost could be way higher than normal asphalt roof. It will also be stronger and much lighter than regular roof tiles.

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Shareholders approve Tesla acquisition of SolarCity

The Wall Street Journal wrote this morning that a slashing of federal tax credits for electric vehicles and solar panels could occur under a Trump Administration, effectively slowing demand. " Many climate scientists believe this level will have a catastrophic impact on the environment", said Tesla on its site , adding that 2016 had the warmest September in 136 years.

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China's manned Shenzhou-11 spacecraft lands on Earth

China Central Television showed images of the craft - whose name translates as "Divine Vessel" - on the ground flanked by Chinese flags and support teams. 17. It is the country's sixth manned space mission. The habitat was launched September 15 US time, followed one month later by Shenzhou-11, carrying Jing Haipeng , making his third spaceflight, and Chen Dong , making his first.

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Long queues in banks to deposit old currency

A maximum of 2,000 rupees on one card can be withdrawn from ATMs in a single day. The government has scrapped the 1000-rupee note altogether for now, and has introduced a 2000-rupee note, for the first time. Bankers and ATM service providers said they are facing two major issues-the quantum of money and logistic issues. But Paretha isn't entirely comfortable with that idea."I don't know if that's a good option", she said.

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Facebook to Buy Back up to $6 Billion of Stock

Considering that the company saw it shares fall after its latest earnings call, the timing of the buyback may also allow it to pick up more shares for the same amount - even after offering a dividend. Athwal will assist with the transition", Facebook said in its SEC filing. Athwal has spent almost nine years at the company and was formerly the director of revenue at Yahoo Inc.

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Ford Responds to Trump's Tweets

Trump took that they are focused on growth, they are focused on bringing manufacturing jobs back to the USA, they are focused on building a stronger, more competitive infrastructure, which I think that's great for the country, as well". Ford wasn't ever planningto move a "Lincoln plant " from Kentucky to Mexico - only a single production line, in a move that wouldn't have cost any jobs.

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Keeping children inside during air quality alerts

That means the smoke and particles are unhealthy for sensitive groups. "This is where wildfires have been burning the longest", Mather said. Smoke from those fires are blowing over parts of East Tennessee, triggering the alerts. Air quality updates are posed every day around 3 p.m., check www.ncair.gov for the latest information. "Stay inside, close the doors, close the windows, if you have air conditioning close the external outdoor intake to it and recirculate the air in the house to ...

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Oil Prices Rise as Hopes Grow for an OPEC Output Cut

While Iran strongly commits to boost its production to pre-sanction levels, Iraq wants to be exempted from any production cuts as the country funds heavily for the war against Islamic State militants. USA light crude was up 50 cents at $46.07. Total crude output, meanwhile, fell 11,000 barrels to 8.681 million barrels a day. " Iranian and Iraqi intransigence to the proposed output cuts remains in full force while competitive pressures among Opec members was highlighted by news that ...


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