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Kerry Urges Obama's Successor to Continue Action on Climate Change

In an apparent dig at politicians who denied climate change was occurring, he said "most kids in high school or even middle school are pretty good at getting a sense that something's happening". 13, 2016. Prime Minister John Key and US Secretary of State John Kerry have met in Wellington for bilateral talks this morning. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday became the highest-ranking USA government official to visit Antarctica , citing the global risks of climate change and the ...

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FanDuel & DraftKings To Merge In Daily Fantasy Wedding

The two companies officially announced their deal Friday, touting it as a "strategic merger of equals". The companies are expected to respond by pointing out they're competing with season-long fantasy sports giants like ESPN . In March, DraftKings and FanDuel stopped operating paid contests in New York under an agreement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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Obama, Putin discuss Syria and Ukraine at summit in Peru

Leaders of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC, pose for a group photo in Lima, Peru, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. Kuczynski said that the meeting was productive and comes at a critical time for the world economy “due to the trends against foreign trade that we have seen in some recent elections in important countries.”.

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Hain Celestial Group Inc (HAIN) is Upgraded by Atlantic Equities to Neutral

These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company. IFP Advisors Inc's holdings in The Hain Celestial Group were worth $148,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A 3 rating would indicate a Hold on the equity. The stock has "Overweight" rating given by JP Morgan on Tuesday, August 16. The share price of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc .

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Police, protesters face off at Dakota Access pipeline

They criticized the use of water as "potentially lethal use of these confrontational methods against people peacefully assembled". As of 8:30 p.m. protesters were attempting to start multiple fires and Mandan Rural and Bismarck fire departments were on the scene.

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Retailers brace for Black Friday e-commerce

Ann Taylor : Enjoy 50% off everything in stores and online, using code "CELEBRATE", Wednesday through Sunday. You'll want to download Wal-Mart's app (available for iPhone and Android) to really take advantage of the retailer's Black Friday deals .

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13 days of Black Friday deals start at Argos

Black Friday is a day-long celebration of retail goodness, but it can also be a day of great despair and confusion. The average amount spent by shoppers on Thanksgiving Day 2015 relative to other key shopping days may give pause to retailers, according to new The NPD Group , a leading global information company.

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Iran optimistic oil prices can rise

Iran isn't the only OPEC member to have requested an exemption from the freeze. "If no agreement is reached and some individual members continue to expand their production then the market will remain in surplus throughout the year, with little prospect of oil prices rising significantly higher".

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Florida Gators Survive at LSU 16-10

He had 12 carries for 40 yards and did not play in the 4th quarter. Etling was 14-of-25 passing for 204 yards. Fournette is indeed dressed and playing for the Tigers. Florida again failed to record a first down, and Johnny Townsend's 55-yard punt placed the Tigers at their own 24 with 2:06 remaining in the half.

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Iran and Iraq Asked to Freeze, Not Cut, Oil Production

Brent crude oil LCOc1 increased 10 cents a barrel at $46.73, while the USA light crude CLc1 rose 15 cents at $45.72, Reuters reported. " Russia has earlier spoken with mixed voices regarding joining OPEC in an output cut or freeze", said Michael Poulsen, oil risk manager at Global Risk Manager.

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France's Fillon leading in conservative presidential primary

Thierry Solere, president of the committee organising the vote, said on LCI radio that 1.138 million votes had been cast according to a count of 67 percent of the 10,228 polling stations across the country. The elimination of Sarkozy in the first round upends a conservative primary that is set to have sweeping consequences in France. The victor is expected to have strong chances of winning the April-May presidential election, because traditional rivals on the left have been weakened by ...

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Economy spurs more holiday travel

For those traveling at least 100 miles, or 56 percent of personal vehicle trips, those trips are spread nearly equally throughout the entire six-day travel period. If you're driving, AAA strongly suggests you get the family auto checked out and do not forget to hold onto your keys, or you could end up eating cold turkey.

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Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible Cabi... 1:21 pm Thu

Pence attended the blockbuster show Friday night. He was told that this did not reflect the future Trump administration - that it wasn't what Trump campaigned on and it didn't "drain the swamp". But Trump, a brash outsider with no diplomatic or government experience, and Abe, a veteran lawmaker, have differences on policy issues such as free trade.

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Just in time for holiday weekend travel - O'Hare workers plan strike

A major holiday strike could prove to be a conundrum for passengers and staff. The workers who plan to strike include baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, janitors and wheelchair attendants. That's not really what they're trying to do. The Chicago Business Journal said 883,493 travelers will depart from O'Hare during the Thanksgiving week.

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Giants WR Lewis leaves with injury

As is standard National Football League protocol, Floyd was taken to the hospital for observation. Floyd had to be immobilized before being taken off the field. Out of Georgia, Floyd showed flashes of becoming an elite pass rusher at the National Football League level thanks to his length and ability to chase down the ball from any spot on the field.

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Markets slump after Trump victory

USA stock futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday morning as traders digested Tuesday's presidential election. IN an introduction straight out of science fiction, the USA presidential elections are looking very much in favor of Republican candidate Donald Trump, causing volatility in Asian markets, with experts saying the outcome does not look good for shares.

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Omaha protesters participate in nationwide 'NO DAPL' protest

The protest was one of many that took place across the country on Tuesday as opposition to the 1,170-mile pipeline gains steam nationally. American Indian drummers and singers led a prayer and protest rally Tuesday outside the Army Corps of Engineers office in Omaha to show solidarity with opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Trump is carving out time from transition work to hold business meetings

The three Indian executives - Mr Sagar Chordia , Mr Atul Chordia, and Mr Kalpesh Mehta - have been quoted in Indian newspapers as saying they have discussed expanding their partnership with the Trump Organisation now that Mr Trump is President-elect.

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Boral to acquire US firm for $US2.6bn

The US$2.6 billion deal is subject to shareholder approval and regulatory approval, and is expected to complete in mid-2017. The acquisition will double the size of Boral's U.S. The deal also will bring about $US100 million a year in synergies within four years. Fly ash is used to produce concrete and the business is "forecast to experience strong growth", the company said.

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How Trump's Transition Compares to Recent Presidents

In a separate gesture of reconciliation with establishment Republicans , Trump planned to meet with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who lambasted Trump as a "con man" and a "fraud" in a stinging speech last March. But he has not held a news conference to field questions from other reporters, who would nearly certainly ask about reports of a rocky transition, Cabinet appointees and the many potential conflicts of interest posed by Trump's business interests around the world.

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Sugar Bowl hopes dashed: Tigers fall to Florida

Speakting after the Gators had a dramatic win in Baton Rouge, the Florida coach said the Tigers "got what they deserved". One play would have led to a touchdown, the other to LSU having a first down just outside of field goal range with over a minute to play before halftime.

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Atlas V rocket blasts off with next-gen weather satellite

In the case of tornadoes, he said that "if we can give people another 10, 15, 20 minutes, we're talking about lives being saved". GOES-R, the first satellite in the new series, will forever benefit weather forecasting across the U.S. Typically, it will churn out full images of the Western Hemisphere every 15 minutes and the continental United States every five minutes. At the same time, the satellite will be able to zoom in on specific events, such as storms, floods, wild fires, and volcanic ...

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OPEC deal optimism pushes up oil prices

Al Sada didn't identify the countries. His optimistic comments came ahead of a meeting of key oil exporters' officials scheduled for November 18, in Qatar's capital Doha, where representatives from Saudi Arabia , Algeria, Russia , Iran , Kuwait, Libya, Venezuela, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Nigeria are expected to discuss details of a potential deal on output cuts.

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Best Buy sets new Black Friday Deals and holiday hours for 2016

Walmart and Target each plan to kick off their in-store Black Friday sales at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, repeating their start-times from a year ago and throwing some cold water on the notion that Turkey Day deals blitzes may be falling out of style.

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Mexican president vows talks, 'new agenda' with Trump

Trump at his word and plan for the worst. He called NAFTA a "disaster" in 2015, and said he would rip it up or renegotiate it if he ever won power. For multi-national corporations, the North American Free Trade Agreement cut labor costs and streamlined supply chains.

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Normalcy Will Return Once ATMs Start To Dispense New Currency Notes: SBI

The move comes amid growing anger among citizens who, for the past week, have been stuck waiting for hours in long lines outside banks and ATMs. The weekly limit of Rs 20,000 for withdrawal from banks was also raised to Rs 24,000, with the daily limit of Rs 10,000 on such withdrawals squashed.

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Four killed as police helicopter crashes after Rio shootout

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the crash which happened during an anti-drug operation. Rio state security chief Roberto Sa said no bullet holes were found in the helicopter or the officer's bodies. Mr Sa said police were investigating a territorial dispute between members of two favelas in western Rio. Although there have been no official reports from the police about the official cause of the crash, a video footage showed that it was shot down.

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Hundreds of O'Hare Airport workers to strike this holiday

A union spokeswoman said the strike "will definitely take place in the coming days", without specifying which day it will begin. This, as Triple-A is predicting the worst travel rush for Thanksgiving in nearly ten years. Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International is expected to be the least busy major airport during Thanksgiving holiday and Hawaiian Airlines has been ranked as having the lowest rate of delays for that holiday week.

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Samsung To Buy Car Tech Firm Harman For $8 Bn

Samsung said in a statement that it will pay $112 per share in cash for the Stamford, Conn. -based company, making the acquisition Samsung's biggest ever. The transaction is expected to close in mid-2017. Samsung says that Harman will operate as a standalone Samsung subsidiary, with Dinesh Paliwal remaining in place as CEO of the company.

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Nearly 300 damage claims filed after record Oklahoma earthquake

Pawnee experienced the largest Oklahoma natural disaster so far-a magnitude 5.8 quake in September. The plaintiffs, James Adams and other citizens, are asking for damages to real property, market value loss, emotional distress and punitive damages.

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Dakota Access Pipeline developer says he'll meet with Native American tribal leaders

Bismarck Mayor Mike Seminary credited residents for being patient with protesters and thanked residents for displaying "North Dakota nice". Kelcy Warren, the CEO of Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners, said in an interview that the company has no alternative than to stick to its plan for the $3.8 billion pipeline, which would ship oil from North Dakota to IL and is almost completed.

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Japan nuclear deal: Why is it termed controversial and opportunistic?

This is Japan's first civilian nuclear cooperation pact with a country that has not signed the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and paves the way for India to buy nuclear technology from Japan. India's agreement with the USA had remained non-functional because, among other reasons, the Westinghouse reactors that the United States would supply were built in collaboration with Hitachi.

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Virat Kohli At His Jovial Best With Umpire, Commentators Burst Out Laughing

Moeen has never played better for England, and if someone only had the sense to move Jonny Bairstow from No 7 to No 4, a top-six of Cook, Hameed, Root, Bairstow, Ali and Stokes would have a formidable look. With these factors in mind, there could be pressure situations that the Indian team will have to tackle like when they had to bat and save the first Test.

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Some Americans look to Canada, NZ as Trump surges to victory

They say Canada needs to prepare for a USA president who is open to dismantling the North American Free Trade Agreement, wants to throw up protectionist walls along the 49th parallel and has challenged how NATO works. TransCanada is already looking at reviving its request for U.S. approval once Trump takes office. Trump has said he wants the U.S.to get a share of the profits if the pipeline were to be built.

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North Carolina governor challenging voting results in 50 counties

A federal judge ruled last month the votes of people who thought they registered at DMV since July 2015 should be counted unless officials proved they declined to register. The trailing candidate could request a recount if the updated margin is 10,000 votes or less. "A massive voting fraud scheme has been uncovered in Bladen County", the McCrory campaign said in a recent fundraising email.


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