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Spanish villagers become millionaires after being included in will

Antonino Fernandez died in August at the age of 98, and has split most of his estate between the 80 residents of his impoverished home town. He went on to become the CEO of Grupo Modelo, the brewery company who make Corona beer - a bottled beer in the United States, with annual sales of $693million (£556million).

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Macy's Black Friday Hours - Macy's Black Friday Deals

Costco will open a bit early, at 9 a.m. Friday, and will stay open until its regular closing time at 8:30 p.m. The stores realize that employees who put in a lot of work decorating and stocking stores need a day to recover before the big push toward Christmas, he said.

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It generated record revenue but was unexpectedly subdued in terms of store-based sales, with shoppers put off by bad weather and memories of chaos and scuffles in 2014. ASDA doesn't officially participate in Black Friday sales, but that hasn't stopped the retailer from discounting numerous products in store and online.

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Trump Walks Fine Ethical Line to White House, Experts Say

He insisted, somewhat controversially, that his sprawling global business empire does not represent a conflict of interest for a president - at least not according to lawyers he has consulted. It comes in the wake of another change of heart, the news that he will not be pressing for Hillary Clinton to be prosecuted over her use of a private email account.

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Trump Reverses Positions on Clinton, Climate Change

He mentioned that he would like to find a way to separate his businesses from the presidency and that he had handed management of his businesses over to his children. Adviser Conway signaled to congressional Republicans earlier Tuesday that they should abandon their years of vigorous probes of Clinton's email practices and her actions at the time of the terror attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

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PM on demonetisation detractors, says hoarders didn't get time to prepare

November 25: Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Friday reprimanded the opposition parties for their rigid stand in the Parliament post the demonetisation of high-value currency notes and said that they are gradually losing their credibility in the eyes of the general public.

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United Kingdom growth seen to slow sharply in 2017

However OBR chairman Robert Chote said it was obliged to produce forecasts based on now stated Government policy. Philip Hammond has admitted the Brexit vote's blow to the economy would force the government to borrow £122bn more than hoped as he pushed back government plans to balance the books in his Autumn Statement.

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Protecting Donald Trump costs New York City $1M a day

Trump himself has indicated he might prefer to work from New York City as much as possible, which would be a "substantial undertaking" for city law enforcement, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio said at a press conference Friday. While primary responsibility for the protection of the president, or president-elect, rests with the Secret Service, local law enforcement is charged with assisting them , particularly in controlling movements of the general public.

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Joe Jonas: 'I think Matthew McConaughey is a hunk of a man'

He told PrideSource that many now assume he's gay, including paparazzi who regularly chase him down with the question - but it's not an issue. "They seemed pretty comfortable". He totally digs it!' "I definitely feel like the best version of myself, and I'm glad I can have a good label now that allows me to spread my wings and create music that really is, for all of us (in the band), unique and special".

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Cook confirms Buttler's return

Buttler is highly regarded in the England set-up not just for his talent, but his leadership qualities; he captained the England ODI side in Bangladesh. The skipper was confident in Buttler's abilities but conceded the circumstances for his return were not ideal with the Lancashire keeper having played just one first class game this season.

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Donald Trump: I Might Still Prosecute Hillary

Rep. Sean Duffy said Wednesday there is no need for Donald Trump to prosecute Hillary Clinton because the American public already has already made its decision about her. "Nowhere else on Earth can someone win the popular vote and lose the election", he said. "We've gotta get rid of the Electoral College", he said, because it "makes the USA a mockery of the world" -the same way America's handgun violence, climate change denial, death penalty and astronomical healthcare costs do.

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Tesla's Solar Roof To Cost Less Than A Normal Roof

Tesla's solar roofs are expected to hit the market next year and its solar cells will be produced at SolarCity's Gigafactory in Buffalo, NY. The combined company plans to target both residential and utility-scale applications. Indeed, if the claims turn out to be true, then hardly anyone will go for the normal roofing solution given that Tesla's solar tiles have better aesthetic, durability, pricing, and generation capability.

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Trump 'seriously considering' Carson for HUD

Here's the kicker: Carson has already said he doesn't want a job in Trump's administration. Ben Carson , who has been behind Trump since dropping out of the Republican race in March, has been widely rumoured to have been offered a job in the department of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday.

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Train derailment in northern India leaves dozens dead

Hundreds took part in the rescue operation, using machines to cut through the mangled metal or using their bare hands to remove the debris, as police held back curious onlookers from nearby villages. Most of those deaths resulted from trains hitting people and vehicles on the country's vast, overburdened railway network. According to the Times of India , the railway authorities claimed that there were around 1,200 passengers on board, but sources claimed that the numbers were a lot more ...

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Hurricane Otto nears the coasts of Nicaragua and Costa Rica

In Panama, eight people lost their lives during the storm in recent days, three of them directly linked, Jose Donderis, director of the national civil protection service, said Thursday at a news conference. "But if we had to leave our house, we don't know where we could take refuge". The area is low-lying and easily flooded. In Costa Rica , more than 15 shelters were prepared for the storm.

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Consumer cooperative stores (up to Rs 5,000). The payment of bills and arrears to utilities by individuals and households will be limited to just water and electricity. Subsequently there have been modifications in these measures. The government has extended toll waiver on highways till December 2. The government has also been receiving various suggestions in this regard.

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Some retailers pulling back from Black Friday's Thanksgiving day start

Keith Richardson, managing director retail sector at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, said: "Everything points to Black Friday being as big as ever this year". Thus, in 1961, the term is dubbed to the two days, Black Friday and Black Saturday, which are considered the biggest shopping days of the year that cause the bad traffic situations.

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Rupee recovers from all-time low, regains 9 paise

On that day, the rupee experienced its biggest single-day fall in 18 years but gained later to close at 66.24. With the USA dollar firming to 13-1/2 year highs and US two-year Treasury bond yields hitting 6-1/2 year highs on Wednesday after strong USA manufacturing data, the more vulnerable emerging currencies touched fresh record lows.

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Brace yourself - It's Black Friday

Retail Excellence Ireland has also warned of the pressure Black Friday puts on smaller shops as they try to compete with the discounts being offered by the country's bigger chains. With the economy continuing to improve, stores saw a rise in sales. "I think it's ludicrous and I don't know why I'm a part of it", said shopper Brian Southworth.

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Sunderland shoppers expected to catch 'Black Friday' fever

REI, the outdoor gear and sporting goods store in Overland Park, has made a name for itself in recent years by remaining closed both Thanksgiving Day and on Black Friday , instead encouraging people to enjoy the outdoors. At the Walmart in suburban Columbia, Tonjua Calhoun had studied the 36-page ad carefully and planned to buy a pressure cooker, some sheets, and a portable DVD player.

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Pistons announce move to downtown Detroit

The new facility is also within blocks of Comerica Park (MLB's Tigers ) and Ford Field (NFL's Lions ). The move will include construction of a new state-of-the-art Pistons practice facility and corporate headquarters. Before then, formal legal agreements and other elements of the move will need to be finalised between Palace Sports & Entertainment (PS&E), owners of the Pistons , and city authorities.

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Jill Stein raises more than $2M for election recount

Stein and the Green Party say that the election result must be fully certified after a number of allegations of voter results being affected by hacks. Within around 20 minutes, the sum had been increased to $4.5 million. A recount wouldn't change the outcome for Stein. Clinton won the popular vote but Trump won comfortably, though not in a landslide , in the Electoral College.

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Tough general convinces Trump to change tune on torture

Trump then: "I would bring back waterboarding and I'd bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding ", he said in a GOP debate February 6 . After the meeting, Trump reportedly said " All I can say is he is the real deal. "Look, we have people that are chopping off heads and drowning people in steel cages and we're not allowed to waterboard". "I don't want to hurt the Clintons, I really don't", he said, adding "she went through a lot and suffered greatly in many different ways".

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US Election: Clinton's lead over Trump now over 2m popular votes

Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's lead in the popular vote over president-elect Donald Trump has surpassed two million votes as ballots are continued to be counted across the country. In Pennsylvania, Clinton lost to Trump by about 70,000 votes, more than a full percentage point, significantly over than the 0.5% mark that would have automatically triggered a state-wide recount.

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Promising Alzheimer's Drug Doesn't Help Dementia Patients

Yet another company, Prothena, witnessed its shares fall 10 percent , based on its scientific focus on the role of amyloid. Shares of Biogen Inc ., which also is developing an anti-amyloid drug, fell 4%. The financial cost of the failure is high. According to the news release, the company expects to write-off $150 million in the fourth quarter alone.

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Cabinet mulls 60% income tax on unaccounted deposits post demonetisation

The meeting is also likely to take a call on a new "deposit scheme" so that all the banned notes are deposited. Sources said the government may come out with a deposit scheme or an instrument like bond where the cash savings in the banned notes could be deposited.

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Nimble Storage Inc. (NMBL) Releases Q4 Earnings Guidance

The business had revenue of $102 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $101.99 million. Nimble Storage had a negative return on equity of 97.66% and a negative net margin of 40.53%. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0% invested in the company for 910 shares. Also, Director William John Schroeder acquired 5,000 shares of Nimble Storage stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 21st.

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String of storms to bring mountain snow for Thanksgiving, Apple Cup travel

Later in the day - around 4 p.m. - there's a chance for light rain. Temperatures are milder in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. Friday and into Saturday , an upper level trough cruises east and spurs an area of low pressure right off the southern New England coast. Partly cloudy.

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Thanksgiving is top day for home cooking fires

The message to take away from the mannequin challenge video is simple: Carefully move into action when necessary and don't leave your stove unattended, said Jason Rhodes, spokesman for the department. No one was injured at this fire. "At Thanksgiving we tend to have multiple items cooking on the stove", said Chief Ken Pimlott, CAL FIRE Director. Damages were estimated to be $1,000.

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I have 'great respect' for 'unfair' New York Times

As well, he has said that there are elements of Obamacare that he might keep, and speculated that the wall he wants to build along the Mexican border might be more of a fence, at least in places. - Said he saw no problems in working out any potential conflicts of interest between his companies and his White House post. "It's Trump's opinion , his angle, his team, without allowing anyone from the outside - whether a journalist or the public - to question it".

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Merkel could announce bid for fourth term this week: Conservative party

Speaking ahead of one-on-one talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and following the meeting with Obama and others Friday, May said the leaders were "united in our condemnation" of the violence in Syria , and agreed on the need to keep up pressure on Russian Federation.

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NHL expansion team gets a name: Vegas Golden Knights

Fans chanted Foley's name when he stepped to the podium to make the announcement. Bill Foley , left, owner of the Las Vegas NHL franchise, speaks during an event to unveil the name of the franchise, Tuesday, Nov. Why did they go with " Vegas " instead of the full city name? That being said, this is coming from a guy who cheers for a team named after a type of leaf and whose mascot is a polar bear.

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Britain urges Pakistan, India to resolve Kashmir crisis

Both sides accuse the other of initiating the firing along the Line of Control , which separates the Pakistan- and India-controlled parts of Kashmir. However, Aziz Thursday said Pakistan has briefed the British delegation about increase in tension on the LoC as he stressed the need for dialogue with India "otherwise these issues would become more serious".

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Hillary Clinton's lead in popular vote nears 2m

To put that popular-vote margin into perspective, Al Gore's popular-vote lead over George W. Bush in 2000 - when Bush won the Electoral College - was 547,000 votes. Among other states where the vote was close, only Florida could flip the election. He even won states such as MI and Pennsylvania, states Democrats previously counted on to deliver the White House.

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'Phoney' war over as top job is linked to Mitt Romney

Romney said as he left the clubhouse after a almost 90-minute meeting. The campaign said Cristie and Trump had a "productive discussion" Sunday on law enforcement and domestic security. Last week, Trump held a meeting at Trump Tower with three business partners building a Trump property south of Mumbai. Trump will be required only to disclose financial interests, including assets and liabilities.


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