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US applications for unemployment aid rose last week

In the previous week that included the Veterans Day holiday, applications slumped to 233,000, the lowest since 1973. But jobless claims remain at low levels, showing that most American workers enjoy job security. A Labor Department analyst said there were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims and no state was triggered "on" the Extended Benefits program during the week ending November 5.

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Donald Trump Not Going To Pursue Charges Against Hillary Clinton

If Trump's appointees do not follow through on his pledge to investigate Clinton for what he claimed were criminal violations, "it would be a betrayal of his promise to the American people to "drain the swamp" of out-of-control corruption in Washington ", said the group Judicial Watch.

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Navy Ranked 25th In The College Football Playoff Rankings

The top four teams in the CFP rankings that day will play in the CFP semifinals on December 31 in Atlanta and Glendale, Ariz. There will be a lot of discussion about Ohio State against Penn State if the Nittany Lions are able to win the conference title with a victory over the Buckeyes on their resume.

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Foxtons Plunges Most Since July as United Kingdom to Scrap Letting Fees

Russell Quick, chief executive of online estate agency eMoov, said the chancellor's housing minister, Gavin Barwell, had described banning letting fees as a "bad idea" in September. "There's no doubt that some unscrupulous agents have got away with excessive fees and double-charging landlords and tenants for far too long". John Goodall, chief executive officer of peer to peer platform Landbay, pointed out that in Scotland fees were banned in 2012 and rents have been growing in Scotland ...

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Tesla shareholders approve merger with SolarCity

So there is a real opportunity for SolarCity to substantially increase sales by selling into the Tesla base. He recused himself from voting. "Your faith will be rewarded", Musk told shareholders assembled at the company's facility in Fremont, California.

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Volkswagen to shed thousands of positions as emissions scandal fallout continues

Germany automobile giant Volkswagen has unveiled plans to cut up to 30,000 jobs globally by 2020, with a view the company from financial crisis it faced after diesel-gate emissions cheating scandal. Since admitting a year ago to rigging almost 11 million diesel cars to cheat on emissions tests, the company has been forced to pay settlement costs and compensation to consumers of more than EUR18 billion ($19 billion).

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Union: Lufthansa pilots to strike on Wednesday

The strike started at midnight and affects flights departing from German airports, including 51 long-haul flights so far. Following a one-day industrial action embarked by its pilots over alleged pay dispute, the management of Lufthansa Airlines is cancelling no fewer than 876 flights to and from several countries, including Nigeria.

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EpiPen manufacturer will be a no-show at Senate hearing

In a letter to Grassley , Mylan's lawyers base the decision not to attend on the fact that the matter is still pending and that the government agencies are not attending either. Yet, even before the settlement the company reported quarterly losses of $119.8 million. The hearing will review how Mylan charged the Medicaid program for their allergy treatment, which was classified as a generic drug in the program, rather than as a brand name drug.

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China touts Asia trade pact

China also called at APEC for progress on a separate arrangement, the Free Trade Agreement of the Asia Pacific. "To the extent to which, you know, President-elect Trump is genuine in his commitment to striking better trade deals, I still think, the window is going to be open for the U.S to come back to the table".

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Woman seriously injured during pipeline protest

Dakota Access pipeline protesters, who call themselves "water protectors", said Sophia Wilansky was passing out water bottles when she was struck by a concussion grenade, injuring her arm. No one was arrested for making explosives, a sheriff's spokeswoman told the LA Times. But Linda Black Elk said that the department is not telling the truth.

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School bus driver asked kids if they are ready to die

At least five children died and dozens were injured in a bus crash in Chatanooga, Tennessee. Dazed members of the Chattanooga community are mourning the loss of five children - a kindergartner, a first grader and three fourth graders. Police said overnight that five children were killed in the crash. The bus company that hired him - Durham School Services - said they are working with investigators, but did not address our questions about reports that parents here had complained about ...

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The pound is sliding ahead of the government's Autumn Statement

As for the impact of Brexit on economy and public finances, those not-to-be-trusted "experts" at the Office for Budget Responsibility will forecast lower productivity and sharply lower growth - and the national debt as £100bn higher by 2020 than it would have been if we hadn't voted to leave the EU.

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Madison Square Garden reveals credit, debit card data breach

A credit card breach lasting nearly a year has hit Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and other venues owned by the MSG company. Hackers swiped credit-card data from customers at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and the Beacon Theater for almost the past year, the venues' owner revealed Tuesday.

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Paytm update lets you use debit/credit cards to pay sellers

To start accepting payments, go to Paytm.com/business, self-declare as a business, enter bank account details, and can start accepting payments with immediate effect. The details, entered by the customer, will not reside on the app itself, but on the bank's website, making the process secure, Paytm said. Customers can also receive a copy of the transaction via different messaging tools like WhatsApp or Messenger.

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Hammond to unveil £1bn digital boost in Autumn Statement

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell cited analysis from the House of Commons Library, saying: "Some working families, who will have lost as much as £2,500 a year, might only be getting back as little as £150 in this statement". The Autumn Statement , a budget update delivered by the U.K.'s finance minister halfway through each financial year, was, under Hammond's predecessor George Osborne, usually an occasion for jokes, theatrics, and bold statements about the health of the British economy.

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Short Interest in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) Drops By 35.2%

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $178.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, August 1st. For the next quarter, the forecast for EPS is $1.34, representing views of 12 brokers. Investors of record on Thursday, December 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share.

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Autumn Statement to boost housebuilding and wages

He also said that Britain would need to borrow an additional $151 billion (£122 billion) over six years due to the Brexit-related uncertainty. Anyone interested in United Kingdom assets or pound based pairs need to keep a close watch on the budget statement that will be read today before the House of Commons by the new chancellor of exchequer Phillip Hammond.

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Wildfires continue to rage across the South, scorching more than 100000 acres

Since the beginning of the month, the fires have grown unbridled in parts of Tennessee as well as Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia - forcing the evacuation of dozens of homes over the weekend. "There was a request for help". "We're anticipating to see increased containment over the next few days", she said. As of 4 a.m. the Chestnut Knob fire had burned through 4,600 acres and the Party Rock fire had raged through almost 4,500 acres.

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Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (NASDAQ:MPEL) , Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:PLNT)

The company has a Mean Rating score of 2.91 according to Thomson Reuters scale of 1-5. Yesterday Melco Crown Entertainment (NASDAQ: MPEL ) traded 3.51% higher at $18.78. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 4.20% and Monthly Volatility of 3.82%.

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"Fantastic Beasts" Finds Box Office Magic With $75M Debut

Over the course of 18 years, Harry Potter's wizarding world sold almost 450 million books, made $7. 7 billion at the box office and spawned two theme parks. Within hours Muggles and wizards alike had responded to Emma's question, excited to share their thoughts about the film that stars the charming Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander in a 1920s NY.

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Black Friday mobile commerce war starts early at Walmart

Also check out store flyers from previous years online, since many retailers repeat the same deals at the same price. Will reopen 6 a.m. on Black Friday . "It is a chance for some shoppers that like to shop early to go shopping when they are done with their holiday meal". " Say you go into Costco ".

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Deere quarterly earnings beats estimates even as sales remain sluggish

DE said it had a profit of $0.90 Earnings per Share for the quarter. Revenue and profits have been lower than 2015 due to the global farm recession and weakness in construction, but all along the company has emphasized it's still profitable.

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Trump Disavows Alt-Right Group: 'I Condemn Them'

A conference of alt-right writers and activists cheered Spencer's speech given just a few blocks from the White House, some extending their arms out in a Nazi salute yelling, "Heil victory". "He said he doesn't like Jews and that he doesn't like the way they raise their kids to be 'whiney brats, '" Piccard said in a 2007 court filing. "I condemn them.

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US durable goods orders up 4.8 percent in October

That was nearly entirely due to a sharp 94.1% rise in the volatile non-defence aircraft and parts category, where orders rocketed to $21.82bn. Neither orders nor shipments have displayed a sustained upward movement that would indicate a near-term acceleration in equipment investment (Figure 1); however, this morning's report could be the first sign of the firming we would need for our investment forecast to be realized.

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Trump to pull USA from TPP on first day in office

He reiterated his interest in strong trade deals and wants good trade deals for our country. The intellectual property chapter, number 18 of 30, contains several provisions including a requirement for each participating nation to provide a copyright protection term of "life plus 70 years".

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China confirms charges against 3 Australian casino staff

Investigators from Beijing have another two months to decide if the Crown employees will be prosecuted for allegedly promoting gambling. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang confirmed the three had been arrested on suspicion of gambling offences.

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Lufthansa cancels almost 900 flights over pilot strike

The pilot union said 876 of roughly 3,000 flights scheduled for Wednesday have been cancelled with about 100,000 passengers being affected. The union is seeking a 20 percent raise for the period spanning 2012 through 2017, or 3.7 percent a year.

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Trump begins backing off campaign vows on Clinton, warming

He said the issues have been investigated "ad nauseum" and he added, according to Haberman, that people could argue the Clinton Foundation has done "good work". Even as president, Trump will not have the authority to order the House Judiciary Committee to cease and desist from the investigation into the contents of Weiner's laptops.

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Amid uncertainty, UK Treasury chief to offer bleak outlook

In the March budget, the OBR had predicted the economy would grow 2 percent this year, 2.2 percent in 2017, and 2.1 percent in 2018. Yesterday, he came under pressure to do more for so-called JAMs - people who are " just about managing ".

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RI gas prices fall 3 cents per gallon ahead of Thanksgiving

In the East South Central region - which includes Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky and Tennessee - AAA projects that 2.9 million people will travel. The Thanksgiving travel period is from Wednesday through Sunday. He said he expects the price to climb if its ministers, who are scheduled to meet November 30, set lower production numbers. "Historic gas prices, the lowest we were back in 2007 at $2.05, that's the national average, with $2.17 now".

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Highway patrol announces Interstate 40 challenge for the holiday

AAA is predicting the state will see its highest amount of Thanksgiving travel since 2005, and that could mean more crowded highways. Federal traffic safety money is used to pay for the extra patrols. The Mississippi Highway Patrol has announced its Thanksgiving traffic safety campaign starts Wednesday at 6 p.m. and runs through midnight Sunday.

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United Kingdom set for £1BN broadband boost to ensure fast fibre future

Private investors will be asked to match the amount. This move to trial superfast 5G mobile networks combined with the government's promise to enable local authorities to bid on whether they can take part in it "is a positive step forward that could help accelerate the commercialisation of next generation mobile technology in the UK", according to Dr Li-Ke Huang, ‎research and technology director at Cobham Wireless .

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Pipeline protest policing costs surpass emergency spending

He said she had been hit by 14 rubber bullets before the grenade struck. They also shot rubber bullets and tear gas toward the crowd. Stone said the group has extended 800 invitations to join the protest in Marion, which will be conducted from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Bracing for Trump, some in Canada see 'nothing good'

In a statement today, interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose urged Trudeau to push the project to Trump "at the earliest opportunity and make approval of this job-creating project a top priority". "So we are prepared to talk". He also backed off the promise, which Canada has long clung to, that the USA would always come to the defence of its allies.

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Trump presidency sees Americans looking to Australia and New Zealand immigration sites

In a statement today, interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose urged Trudeau to push the project to Trump "at the earliest opportunity and make approval of this job-creating project a top priority". I've just spoken with President-elect Trump - and we agreed to meet soon to keep building the Canada-US relationship. "We have had many discussions with people involved in the Trump campaign and in the transition already", he said, pointing to a "long and productive" conversation he had last ...


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