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Trump Nixes Meeting With 'New York Times' After Tough Session With Broadcasters

Trump concurred and repeated the point, though he said he disliked the phrase "reset" because it reminded him of Hillary Clinton's initial outreach to the Russians when she was starting as Secretary of State. Still, the encounter crystallized concerns that Mr. Trump, emboldened by his victory, may refuse to abide the traditional dynamic of a president and the journalists who cover him, a naturally adversarial relationship that is nevertheless based on some level of mutual trust.

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Travelers crowd the interstate for Thanksgiving holiday

Wilkes-Barre's average gas price Monday was $2.41 per gallon, unchanged from Sunday but down 3 cents from last week. Past year at this time, gas was about $2.08 per gallon. AAA projects that 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, an increase of one million travelers compared with previous year.

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Dollar on track for winning week on higher USA rate prospects

The United States benchmark 10-year Treasury yield jumped 5-1/2 basis points to 2.32 percent. Stocks started the day with small gains and moved higher following Yellen's testimony to Congress. This gauge of the greenback against a basket of six major currencies was on track for a 4.4 percent two-week gain, which would be its biggest since March 2015.

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Autumn Statement consigned to history

Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled his Autumn Statement with a new £23bn "productivity" fund for housing and road building, and claimed he would make Britain more "resilient". The UK's deficit will no longer be cleared by 2020 according to this year's Budget statement, with the economy set to be £122bn worse off by that point than previously thought.

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Thanksgiving Shoppers Hit Stores Early To Avoid Black Friday Frenzy

Find everything you need to know about planning your shopping outing, including hours, deals, traffic, weather and more. There is no doubt that Cyber Monday is now taking the mantle from the Black Friday crowds, and the Millennials are leading the way.

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Lufthansa scraps 900 flights Thursday as pilots extend strike

The airline said about 550,000 passengers were affected by the strike, which was the longest in its history. Lufthansa pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced an additional strike for Thursday, November 24th. In total, the cancellations will affect 115,000 passengers Thursday. However, Lufthansa , which is trying to cut costs to cope with increased competition from low-priced carriers and leaner Gulf rivals, has offered a 2.5 per cent increase over the six years until 2019.

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Discovery could reveal ancient Egypt's beginnings

According to a statement by the ministry, the city mayhave housed high-ranking officials and grave builders, and its discovery could bring new insight on Abydos, one of Ancient Egypt's oldest cities and its capital near the end of the Predynastic Period and during the rule of the four dynasties.

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Texas A&M & LSU Look To Improve Bowl Status

LSU and Texas A&M will share the spotlight Thursday in College Station as the only college game on Thanksgiving night. Today SEC reporters Sam Khan Jr. Josh Reynolds and Christian Kirk have combined for more than 1,569 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns while Ricky Seals-Jones has 20 receptions. LSU will be without star linebacker Kendell Beckwith and will need to rely on their talented defensive line to pressure Hubenak.

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Azerbaijan signals OPEC wants big cuts from non-OPEC producers

Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday. The report came after the industry group the American Petroleum Institute reported late Tuesday that its data showed a 1.3 million-barrel decrease in crude stocks last week. According to the Energy Ministry, between November 1 and 23, average daily oil production in Russian Federation was 11.2 mln barrels. Iran has insisted that it should be allowed to restore output to pre-sanctions levels, which it pegs at about 4 million barrels a day.

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Cyber criminals in the money on Black Friday

You won't need to try to move through Amazon's process entering a credit card or your address. Thanksgiving Day shopping, a recent phenomenon, surged nationwide in 2013, according to ShopperTrak , which tracks trends in retail . And remember that many Black Friday deals don't allow returns. Great! But do you know the store hours? Also, online shopping and early holiday sales affected the in-store revenue by at least 6% past year.

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Behind The Scenes Of Amazon's Black Friday And Cyber Monday Sales

More big retailers are closed for Thanksgiving , but a national retail group is projecting that two million more people than a year ago are planning to shop this holiday weekend. Out of 25 passers-by, one person was excited to shop on Friday. Thanksgiving is a special time for focusing on family and friends. Although most Walmart stores are open 24 hours , the Black Friday savings will start at 6 p.m.

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

The Rajya Sabha was thus adjourned again for an hour. Earlier, the government's attempt to break the logjam failed as leaders of the opposition parties did not turn up for an informal meeting convened in Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's chamber in Parliament House.

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On the Thanksgiving table: Trump, US jobs and Mexico

Carrier earned Trump's ire after a video went viral in February showing the company informing its distraught in workers that their jobs would be cut so production could move to Mexico. Carrier announced its plans to shut down the IN plant IN February, with the closure slated for 2019. Trump pledged to renegotiate trade deals likes NAFTA and impose financial restrictions on companies seeking to move overseas, such as 35 percent tariffs.

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This is not The Wizard of Oz you remember

Larger than life sets, elaborate costumes and good graphics definitely give viewers of the trailer a " Game Of Thrones " vibe. The TV drama will stay true to the spirit of the original Wizard of Oz narrative. As Dorothy tries to find her way home, she finds herself stuck in a war between witches Glinda (Joely Richardson) and West (Ana Ularu). NBC has released a new preview for their upcoming event series Emerald City .

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Stock market rally fades ahead of US holiday

The Dow and the S&P 500 eked out record high closes on Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, helped by gains in industrial stocks, though losses in technology shares limited the advance and weighed on the Nasdaq. Other companies developing Alzheimer's drugs also fell. ASIA'S DAY: Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 rose 1.3 percent to 5,484.40 and Seoul's Kospi advanced 0.2 percent to 1,987.95.

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Budget: cash for housing, transport and digital infrastructure

Other key points, such as the announcement of investment in the transport and roads infrastructure, an increase of the National Living Wage from £7.20 - £7.50 an hour from April 2017 and the recognition of the importance of a strong digital infrastructure will also benefit both the plastics - as well as wider - United Kingdom manufacturing industries.

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Fuel prices falling as holiday travelers hit the roads

With some winter-like weather heading our way this week, we found a way to make sure you can find safe travel for Thanksgiving . "Pretty low gases prices now a days, I love it", said Esteban Alvidres. Travelers we spoke with are excited to be hitting the road. Some 48.7 million travelers will take a trip of at least 50 miles over the holiday, a 2% increase over a year ago, says AAA, the organization once known as the American Automobile Association.

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Target Black Friday Deals Released Online

Experts have pointed to the evolving nature of the event, which has progressed from brawls over cut-price televisions to last year's "muted" high street turnout, with many predicting increased spending online this year. on Black Friday. From big-screen TVs and video game consoles to smartphones, tablets, computers, drones, wearables and appliances, Best Buy's got you covered.

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Donald Trump vows to pull United States out of TPP

China said it will actively participate in bilateral and multilateral trade deals, with the goal of deepening reform and opening up its economy, regardless of the direction the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) or the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) might take.

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Press release Global risk repricing endangers financial stability

The U.S. elections capped a period of unexpected political results that started with the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union. "Political uncertainty continued to rise not only at the national level given busy electoral calendars in 2017 in major euro area countries, but also at the EU level in the aftermath of the United Kingdom referendum (to leave the European Union)".

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Trump Says Humans, Climate Change Are Connected

Some, something. It depends on how much", Trump said today when asked if climate change and human activity are linked. If that actually ends up being what goes down when Team Trump and Team NYT meet in just over an hour is anyone's guess - as is how it will be spun by various parties afterwards.

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Graham, McCain want to investigate Russian hacks of the DNC

Graham, who mounted an unsuccessful run for the GOP presidential nomination this year, said it is up to Trump as commander-in-chief to establish better relations with Russian Federation, but added that "Congress has a role in all this". He said that "solemn responsibilities" and "extraordinary demands" of the presidency tend to demand a level of seriousness, implying Trump might rein in some of the bellicose statements of the campaign trail.

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Half of Black Friday bargains were cheaper at other times - watchdog

The big sale date for electronic devices is fast approaching and Best Buy Black Friday Deals 2016 has so much to offer! Again, it depends on where you go, but many places now have discounts which will actually turn into much greater discounts when Black Friday rolls around.

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US rate hike fears plunge rupee to record low

The rupee went into a free fall on Thursday as it slumped for the fifth session and even hit an all-time low of 68.86 against the dollar as the demonetisation after-effect played out and concerns grew about a possible Fed rate hike in the near term.

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Late-season Tropical Storm Otto strengthens in the Caribbean

According to the latest National Hurricane Center ( NHC ) advisory , Otto should regain hurricane strength prior to landfall, although this depends upon a number of varying factors. A tropical storm watch was in effect from west of Colon in Panama to the Costa Rica-Panama border as well as from Puntarenas in Costa Rica to Puerto Sandino, Nicaragua .

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Mizuho Securities Downgraded Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) To 'Underperform'

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.to have earnings per share of $1.21. Earnings per share (ttm) for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (TSE: VRX ) can't seem to catch a break. The business's revenue was down 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.

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Watch List Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW), Square Inc (NYSE:SQ)

Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating and issued a $210.00 price target on shares of Palo Alto Networks in a research note on Wednesday, August 31st. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)'s earnings per share has been growing at a -28.5 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -3.4 percent.

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Trump taps female governor lacking foreign policy experience for United Nations ambassador

She would also have to tell the Secretary of State and president her recommendations on the country's best course of action to take on those issues. "We are going to the Golden Temple in Amritsar to pray for her success", said Randhawa.

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Trump to NYT: Open mind on quitting climate accords

Trump has also been busy feuding with the cast of Hamilton and meeting with a good chunk of the political universe in Trump Tower. "It depends on how much", the reporter quoted Mr Trump as saying. Trump said during the campaign that Clinton would "be in jail" if he were president, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation director has declared on two occasions there is no evidence warranting charges over her use of a private email account.

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Officials urge turkey-fryer safety, oil recycling

Very soon people all over the country will be getting ready to cook their holiday turkey for a Thanksgiving feast, but unfortunately accidents can happen and things can quickly go from bad to worse when it's more than just your turkey that's burned.

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Black Friday Sales Embrace Digital on Xbox One Store

Battlefield 1 , which was released only last month, will receive a 40% discount at the Microsoft online store . The game includes a larger campaign mode with more environments than the previous installments in the series, including more options to complete levels.

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Global markets mostly higher after Dow hits record

The Dow rose past 19,080, adding to an all-time high. The small-cap Russell 2000 continued its torrid pace. OH, DEERE! Agricultural and construction equipment maker Deere reported a bigger profit than analysts expected. The metal's price is linked to economic expansion because of its use in construction and other areas, and it's at its highest price in more than a year.

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IFS says workers face worst pay growth 'since the 1920s'

The IFS findings were echoed by the Resolution Foundation think tank which said that by 2020 earnings would be £830 a year than had been expected, putting the decade on course to be the weakest one for wage growth since the 1900s. "Since 2010 we've stabilised the economy and acted to help families struggling to get by". However, pro-Brexit Tories said the OBR was being too pessimistic.

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Obama calls for 'course correction' to share spoils of globalisation

In warning against rising nationalism, Obama also argued against support of authoritarian governments overseas, in an apparent effort to discourage countries from turning to Russian President Vladimir Putin and similar strongmen. But in a message of reassurance, Obama argued that democracy is bigger than any one person. "That's how democracies can deliver the prosperity and hope that our people need", Obama said.

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Greece, creditors remain apart in talks on reforms

The finance ministry said the week-long negotiations in Athens had made "significant progress". Von Tiesenhausen denied a media report that some euro zone finance ministers and International Monetary Fund officials were planning to meet on Friday in Berlin to discuss Greece's bailout.


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