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PM attends Book Release function to commemorate Constitution Day

They are critical of the fact that the government did not prepare well ", Modi said in Hindi, speaking at a function in New Delhi to mark the occasion of Constitution Day. Modi: Biggest beneficiaries of this demonetization drive are the municipalities. Long queues have formed outside banks across the country as people try to get rid of their old notes, and the government has repeatedly changed rules surrounding the exchange process in response to pressure from various groups ...

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Revelry and reflection after Castro's death

Wrote Valentin Prieto, a prominent Cuban-American blogger, on Facebook: "A few hours of sleep tonight is the very last thing fidel castro will ever rob me of". In the town of Bíran, near Cuba's far eastern tip where Castro was born, people were calling and knocking on the door of his half-brother, Martin Castro.

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Cubans in Miami: Revelry and reflection after Castro's death

Dhaka - Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minster Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep condolence at the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Within half an hour of the official announcement of Castro's death , Cubans in the United States turned out in the streets to celebrate. Fidel Castro inspired youth across the world: Prakash Karat.

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Volkswagen to cut 30000 jobs worldwide

VW has agreed a settlement in the USA to pay up to $15bn (£12bn) to authorities and owners of some of the almost 500,000 affected vehicles. The company is facing a bill of more than $20 billion in legal costs after admitting to rigging about 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide with software to cheat emissions regulations.

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Toronto stock market moves up, loonie steady

In late morning trading, the S&P/TSX composite index was down 13.64 points at 15,086.74. Five of the index's 10 main groups ended lower, with energy dipping 0.2 percent despite little change in the price of crude oil. "The TSX is holding up really well" considering the pullback in oil prices, said Colin Cieszynski, senior market analyst at CMC Markets Canada. OPEC members, which include Saudi Arabia and Iran, continue to pump record amounts of crude despite declining oil prices.

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RBI warns of punitive action for helping others curtail black money

Ramu Poudel, the Nepal Rastra Bank's chief for the eastern region, told members of the business community in Biratnagar that the new Indian rupees are considered "illegal" and can not be exchanged until new arrangements are made by the Indian side.

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Oil trade near $46 as United States crude use grows, Russian Federation optimistic

The cartel's 14 members have been at odds over the details of the production cut agreed in Algiers in September, which is supposed to lead to a wider agreement with non-OPEC producers including Russian Federation. Brent, the global benchmark, was down 14 cents, or 0.3%, at $46.35 on London's ICE Futures exchange. With some contracts expiring, crude oil prices gave back some of the recent gains after industry data show the USA market still favors the supply side.

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Thanksgiving sales surge as retailers bank on Black Friday

At the start of the first holiday shopping season since the election of Donald Trump as president on November 8, consumers loosened their purse strings and spent $1.15 billion online between midnight and 5pm on Thursday, according to Adobe Digital Index.

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Ohio Valley Shoppers Line Up For Holiday Deals

There were some long lines but few short tempers reported as Tri-State area shoppers flocked to stores on Black Friday. The first shoppers in line at Best Buy arrived at 2:30 p.m.to wait for the store to open at 5 p.m. They said, for their families, this is the holiday after the holiday. Kelley Gast knows that well. It says the sector generates $1.4 million each year.

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Gunmen shoot dead Pak stage actress Kismat Baig

Registering FIR against unknown persons, police are still clueless about the murder. Kismat Baig was moved to the emergency ward at Services Hospital after the incident, said Superintendent Police Tahir Rehman. Baig was in a relationship with an industrialist of Faisalbad City. The Express Tribune reports that the cold-blooded murder has left the entire artiste community of Pakistan in shock.

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Here's How Breitbart News Talked About Diversity Under Stephen Bannon

Spencer and his group led the crowd in a "Heil Trump " chant. The president-elect had vowed to jail "crooked Hillary" and supporters were often heard to chant "lock her up" at his campaign rallies. Trump's hold on those states could easily slip in a future election. He prefers to be called an "economic nationalist", a term with which many Bumiputra aficionados would no doubt sympathise! But the right-wing Breitbart website that Bannon formerly ran also unmistakably appealed to white ...

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Violence against women serious violation of human rights

Ms Martin said femicide, which is the killing of women and girls by men, must not be accepted as a fact of life. In support of the campaign and to give an overview of violence against women in different national contexts, EIGE is launching a series of fact sheets covering all Member States and the European Union as a whole.

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Analysts Take: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) Projected Earnings & Price Targets

The Phoenix Arizona 85008 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor - broad line companies by 12.9504% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 26.94% YTD, versus the semiconductor - broad line industry which is up 17.79% for the same period.

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Fallout Grows Over Trump's Pick for National Security Adviser

That includes the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford, who told a Senate committee during his confirmation hearing in July 2015, "My assessment today.is that Russian Federation presents the greatest threat to our national security".

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Fighting Intensifies Between Indian and Pakistani Forces in Kashmir

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Islamabad on Thursday on a two-day official visit for talks on bilateral and regional matters, officials said. Before the firing by the Indian Army, Pakistan had reportedly opened fire on civilians in Machil, Keran and Gurez, while shells also landed close to Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant in Bandipore.

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Standing Rock chairman says Army Corps to close camp access

Dubbed the "Water Protectors Community Appreciation Dinner", it was organized by activist Judy Wicks, who said she traveled to Standing Rock, "to give back to Native Americans for first cultivating many foods that nourish me and for helping the early settlers survive, including my own ancestors who were aided by the Wampanoag in MA and the Lenape in Pennsylvania".

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Treasury yields near year's high as Fed on track for rate hike

In her prepared statement, Yellen said that the committee views that it could become "appropriate relatively soon" to raise interest rates as the US economy continues to expand. Investors expect the Fed to raise interest rates next month, just as it did last December. The dollar has staged a strong rally following Donald Trump's victory in the USA presidential election last week.

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Brad Pitt cleared the Federal Bureau of Investigation of violence charges

As fans will recall, Pitt faced allegations of child abuse shortly after Angelina Jolie's divorce filing but this month, the Los Angeles Department of Child and Family Services and the Federal Bureau of Investigation both closed their cases against Pitt after clearing him of all charges.

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Donald Trump picks fierce critic Nikki Haley for United Nations job

Ms. Haley received support from Leonard Leo, executive vice president of the Federalist Society, a conservative lawyers network, and a USA delegate to the U.N. In a pair of posts on her verified Twitter account @kellyannePolls Thursday, Trump spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway noted that she had been "receiving a deluge of social media & private concerns re Romney Some Trump loyalists war against Romney as sec of state".

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As Trump rejects TPP, China likely to fill void

As well as ditching the TPP, Trump pledged to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement and assume a tougher trade stance with China. This deal was negotiated amongst 16 Asian countries, and it is near completion. trade deals. Matt Priest, president of the FDRA, said his organization is not surprised by Trump's decision, but he's hopeful that the president-elect will follow through on his promise to pursue bilateral trade deals.

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British foreign secretary Boris Johnson asks Pakistan, India to resolve Kashmir issue

India had blamed Pakistani militants for a raid on its army base in Uri that killed 19 Indian Army soldiers on September 9. Sharif, presiding over a meeting with civil and military leaders, said Kashmir was an "unfinished agenda" for Pakistan and the country would not stop pursuing the issue, Geo News reported.

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Saudis said to quit Russia talks as OPEC deal no closer

However, OPEC's leading producer, Saudi Arabia, just told the organization that it will not attend scheduled talks in Vienna on Monday with non-OPEC oil producers, according to Reuters . West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures, the benchmark for United States prices, dropped by 1.77% to as low as $47.13 a barrel in NY. Even though most of the OPEC's meetings in the past have let to failed outcomes, but the recent remarks of OPEC of reaching a "serious outcome" in the upcoming talks in ...

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Colon scene of protest v. burial of Marcos at Heroes' Cemetery

In another rally, a protester shows an anti-Marcos message using her laptop. He said "for as long as the law is there", he could not do otherwise but to allow the Marcos burial in the LNMB. "Marcos was no hero". Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr., the son of the late former president, accompanied Duterte during the latter's state visit to China, where the president joked that Bongbong could perhaps become vice president.

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South Korean President's Rating and Consumer Confidence Take a Hit

Park's approval rating slipped one percentage point after hovering at 5% for three consecutive weeks, while her disapproval rating rose three percentage points to 93%, according to a poll by Gallup Korea showed. South Korea's export-driven firms are also anxious by the potential impact of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's protectionist stance on trade issues.

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Lufthansa pilots' union rejects latest offer, suspends strikes

Lufthansa had offered to also hire 1,000 junior pilots and to create up to 600 pilot traineeships over the next five years. VC turned down the offer saying it "corresponds in full to a proposal made to employees in an open letter more than two months ago".

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Pop group 2NE1 officially disbands

Gong Minzy has moved to Music Works, a small agency that also manages K-pop diva Baek Z Young. Since then, no developments have been made to push through with writing a new agreement. Following the news of member Minzy's departure from the group back in April and CL's continued effort to slowly-but-surely break into the American market, the label issued a statement confirming that the group's contract came to end back in May, resulting in "a decision of 2NE1's official disbandment after ...

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One killed in crash on 495 South

James Keating, 22, of Norton died in the crash. Police said they received reports of a wrong-way driver at about 2 a.m. The driver of the wrong way vehicle was killed at the scene and the driver of the second auto was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital.

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Pleading for environmental protection, Dakota Access pipeline protesters gather in downtown KC

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a permit that would allow the pipeline to be built under a lake the Sioux tribe uses as a water source, although the corps recently withdrew the permit pending further discussion. The group proved unsuccessful, saying the Army Corps of Engineers wouldn't accept a letter pleading for a mandate to end all pipeline construction.

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Shenzhen-HK stock link to launch on Dec 5

The new stock scheme, announced by the China Securities Regulatory Commission and Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission after close of trade, will allow worldwide investors to trade 881 Shenzhen-listed tech-heavy stocks, while investors on the Chinese mainland will be allowed to trade 417 Hong Kong stocks.

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President-elect Trump admits 'some connectivity' between climate change and human activity

President-elect Trump appointed a leading climate change denier Myron Ebell to lead his transition efforts on the Environmental Protection Agency and has not stepped back from his vow to slash environmental regulations he argued during the campaign are an undue burden on U.S.

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Federal Court Blocks Obama Overtime Pay Rule

Salaried employees not paid overtime will not receive an increase in pay required by a Department of Labor rule. The court held that the states were able to effectively show "irreparable harm" if the rule went into effect and that the DOL exceeded its authority when it raised the salary threshold.

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Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) Upgrades/Downgrades Report

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) topped its 52-week high price of $24.79 on Jul 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low Price of $15.67 on Feb 8, 2016. To help you determine whether Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) is undervalued the following values will help you decide.

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Revenue Estimates Analysis: The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG)

Procter & Gamble Co. had a return on equity of 17.95% and a net margin of 16.27%. (NYSE:PG) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 25th. Financial Architects Inc boosted its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Co.by 39.8% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in Procter & Gamble Co.by 0.3% in the third quarter.

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Donald Trump Softens Stand on Clinton, Climate Change, Other Key Issues

Republican President-elect Donald Trump defeated Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by 10,704 votes in the state of MI, according to certified unofficial county-by-county results released on Wednesday by the MI secretary of state. Asked whether he plans to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris climate accord, he said he is keeping "an open mind to it". The decision, dribbled out in a TV report and then confirmed by aide Kellyanne Conway, is too momentous to come in bits and pieces ...

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Obama can't promise he won't be critical of Trump presidency

He announced his signature trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific, the TPP, was still alive despite Trump's vows to kill it, and said he wanted to reach a deal on the Ukraine crisis before leaving office. This time , there were no briefings, and the two men eschewed their usual interactions with reporters. When asked if Democrats should copy the Republicans in blocking any Supreme Court nominees, Obama said no, despite his own nominee Merrick Garland being stalled for more than six months ...


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