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India's Modi calls for move towards cashless society

Defending the November 8 demonetisation move that has sparked an unprecedented cash crisis in the country, with people struggling to meet their basic needs, Modi said he was confident that India, "like gold", would "emerge glowing from this fire".

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Pipeline protesters vow to stay camped on federal land

The letter says anyone on the property north of the Cannonball River after that date will be trespassing and subject to prosecution. Filmmaker Josh Fox, who has been outspoken in his opposition to the crude oil pipeline, called the Corps' eviction notice "a major act of aggression against basic rights of peaceful assembly and protest in the USA and constitutes a violation of treaties as well as the US constitution's guaranteed right to protest and assemble".

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Local official reacts to Castro's death

Officially listed as August 13, 1926, in Cuba's Oriente province, although some say he was born a year later. But Trump called Castro "a brutal dictator". The death of 90-year-old Cuban fiery revolutionary leader Fidel Castro produced expressions of respect from across the world, cheers from his detractors and measured responses from governments that saw the devoted socialist as either a threat or an ally.

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Trump picks first two women for his Cabinet

If confirmed, Haley would be the fifth woman to serve as the United States permanent representative to the UN. The second-term governor, who can't seek a third term, was a Trump critic during the White House campaign. Katrina Shealy, a friend of Haley's and a fellow Lexington County Republican. By nominating Haley to the United Nations ambassadorship, Trump is effectively promoting McMaster to the governor's mansion.

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U.S. Federal officials to close down Standing Rock protest camp

Others who spoke at a news conference Saturday in response to the Corps of Engineers' decision to close the land say they don't believe the Corps will force them off the land, but that the government's letter put the protesters on notice and limits the Corps' liability.

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US Shoppers Spent A Record $1B Via Mobile On Black Friday

Black Friday set a new record by surpassing the $3 billion mark, at $3.34 billion of spending. Whatever the name is under which these deals are floated. With market research firm ShopperTrak notes that Black Friday sales at brick-and-mortar stores dropped 12% past year from 2014, the National Retail Federation and others have figured out what consumers already no: Nobody wants to fight crowds anymore.

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Kirk Cousins Named NFC Offensive Player Of The Week

Facing gusts topping 40 miles per hour in what figured to be a crossroads for both Washington's season and Cousins' pursuit of a top-dollar contract, he completed 21 of 30 passes for 375 yards and three touchdowns. He deserves it. He makes plays each week. He's the real deal. He blocks in the run game, and he competes down in and down out. Washington has a quick turnaround as it visits the Cowboys on Thanksgiving this Thursday.

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Protester says camp closure will raise tensions

The land being closed off does not include the Sacred Stone Camp, a point of resistance to the pipeline, south of the river. Others say they don't believe the Corps will force protesters off the federal land north of the Cannonball River on December 5, but that the government's letter put the protesters on notice and limits the Corps' liability.

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Farage as United Kingdom envoy? May not amused at Trump tweet

The role of ambassador to the United States is widely regarded as a vital position in the British diplomatic corps that also carries a certain amount of prestige and social clout. Farage , an ardent anti-EU politician who campaigned vocally for Brexit, reportedly enjoys a close relationship with Trump . "I have said since the now famous photograph with Donald Trump 10 days ago that I would do anything to help our national interest and to help cement ties with the incoming Anglophile ...

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Hurricane Otto kills 3 as it barrels towards Central America

The NHC is advising that the Central American countries of Costa Rica and Nicaragua , as well as the Colombian island of Providencia, should closely monitor the progress of the tropical storm. This morning Otto was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm. And most impressively, if Otto makes landfall in Costa Rica , it will be that country's first hurricane landfall in recorded history (since 1851).

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Obama: American democracy bigger than 1 person

The riot police used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse the crowd, and, after the initial skirmish, rioters retreated to the Athens Polytechnic campus. "Difficult decisions were made not only in order to keep our country in the eurozone, but also in order to maintain the cohesion of the European Union", he said.

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Black Friday brings out shoppers, eventually

Traditionally the day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday, has started the holiday shopping season in the United States with retailers offering steep discounts and turning a profit. US consumer purchases will increase 3.6 percent to $655.8 billion in November and December, excluding autos, gas and restaurant sales, the NRF estimates.

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United States stocks retreat from records, pharma shares tumble

Based on the failure of the more than 2,100 patient study in Phase III clinical trials, Lilly said it won't seek USA approval of solanezumab, the infused drug for mild dementia. Studies have shown that removing the amyloid plaques that congregate between the synapses in the brain, the ones used to definitively diagnose Alzheimer's during an autopsy, isn't enough to reverse the disease's mental impairment.

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LUPICA: Fidel Castro, a Communist who lived and ruled like a king

He gave his first reaction on Twitter , declaring "Fidel Castro is dead!". May Fidel Castro join Che Guevara and burn in the fires of hell for eternity.and may he hopefully soon be joined by his brother Raul. "Some of these people you're talking about are people that have never had to live. near him, or anywhere around him or been impacted" by what he's done, Rubio said.

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Chelsea great Terry set for more than two weeks out

Since Chelsea's embarrassing defeat to Arsenal in late September, they have transformed their fortunes with six straight victories in the league which has taken them to the top of the table. Spurs received nine yellow cards - which is the most recorded by a single team in Premier League history - with Mousa Dembele picking up a six-game ban for poking Diego Costa in the eye, as tempers flared.

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Which way Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) insiders are heading

The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 221.17 Billion. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has 50 day moving average of $69.54 and its 200 day moving average of $71.19. Whaley sold 1,100 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, August 26th. Euclid Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 145.0% in the first quarter.

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North Carolina researchers are working genetics to get the ideal Christmas tree

On the 48-acre Nieman's Tree Farm in Lexington, Tom Nieman grows about 15,000 trees, including Fraser fir , white fir and white pine . And last, my favorite tree if you're not into overloading the ornaments. He said there will be a lot of people out Friday trying to find that ideal tree. However, as long as a fresh cut is made on the trunk end of the tree and the tree is placed in warm water immediately after, any real Christmas tree should make it through the end of the year and probably ...

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German Lufthansa airline cancels 876 flights due to pilots' strike

Other carriers under the company umbrella like Germanwings, Eurowings Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines, won't be affected by the strike Lufthansa said. In Singapore, Flight LH778, scheduled to arrive from Frankfurt this afternoon, and Flight LH779, which was slated to leave for Frankfurt shortly before midnight, have been cancelled.

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Lufthansa Pilots Strike Continues, 10 Flights Cancelled

A Lufthansa flight scheduled to arrive at Orlando International Airport Saturday evening has been canceled as an ongoing strike of pilots continues to impact long-haul flights leaving Germany. Germany's largest airline cancelled nearly a third of its flights scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, disrupting travel plans of roughly 100,000 passengers on each of the days.

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Deposits in Jan Dhan accounts rise to `64250 cr

The Jan Dhan scheme now has only 23% zero-balance accounts, with deposits swelling to Rs 64,252.15 crore, as on November 16. An estimated 25.51 crore Jan Dhan accounts were opened under the Prime Minister's Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY). The zero balance accounts are now in great demand as many with undisclosed wealth are using these accounts to convert their black money into white.

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During Thanksgiving feast, some Americans hold the politics

While driving remains the most popular form of transportation Thanksgiving travelers take, AAA ex. Airports will not be the only congested places as some 48.7 million people, the most since 2007, are estimated to travel 50 miles (80 km) or beyond for the holiday, according to motor club AAA.

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Paris prosecutor: 5 terror suspects under Islamic State direction

The night they were arrested, two of the Strasbourg group had just downloaded the Periscope application, which allows people to stream live on the internet with a mobile phone. Authorities used an exceptional anti-terrorism measure to extend their custody up to two more days, according to the Paris prosecutor's office. Last January, potential danger was thwarted when French police arrested a man attempting to enter the New York Hotel at Disneyland Paris carrying a suitcase holding two ...

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Union leader not optimistic Trump can save Indianapolis jobs

Company to stay in the U.S. (Indiana)". Asked by Reuters last week whether the company was reconsidering its decision given Trump's victory in the November 8 election over Democrat Hillary Clinton, the company said in a statement it was "making every effort" to help its in employees during the shift.

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Avoiding turkey fryer disasters on Thanksgiving

U.S. Fire Administration reports indicate most of the Thanksgiving Day fires occurred between noon and 3 p.m. Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, with almost two times as many falling on that day as all other days of the year, according to the Brighton Area Fire Authority.

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Black Friday shoppers head out early, fill local stores to hunt

Dana Hunt, who lives in Spring Mills, W.Va., said the crowds weren't bad Friday morning when she started shopping about 8 a.m. At Inland Center mall in San Bernardino, shoppers were up early Friday morning to find deals on items with significant savings.

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Path of globalisation 'demands a course correction': Obama

Journalists traveling with Obama aren't being permitted to witness the event. With his departure from Berlin on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 Obama will leave Europe for the last time as U.S. "Even if your candidate doesn't always win". Obama and Tsipras repeated their previous appeals for Greece's European Union creditors, such as Germany , to write off some of its debt.

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Demonetisation: RBI to set up task force for recalibration of ATMs

The Government on Monday announced that old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes can to be used until November 24 for certain transactions, providing respite to millions of cash-stripped Indians who are still trying to withdraw or exchange old currency notes.

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Jobs Loss from Volkswagen Emissions Cheating Scandal

Herbert Diess, head of the core Volkswagen brand, conceded that Volkswagen had let its costs rise and "lost ground in terms of productivity". The cuts will also be part of huge savings plan and it has been reportedly agreed by labor representatives after extensive negotiations with the company.

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Trump Supporters React After Alt-Right Video Shows Nazi-Style Salute

Richard is the head of a think tank called the National Policy Institute, a white supremacist organization that describes itself as "an independent organization dedicated to the heritage, identity, and future of people of European descent in the United States, and around the world".

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Jaguar Land Rover wants to build electric cars in the UK

Dr Speth told an industry meeting it wants to build electric vehicles in the West Midlands. However, Speth stressed the plans to build JLR's new range of electric cars in the United Kingdom are dependent on the government offering support to overcome local infrastructure and capacity issues, including upgrading local power supplies.

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PM Calls Cabinet Meet, May Take Up Penalty On High Deposits

Reports said that the lawbreaker subsequently can not withdraw the remaining half or 25 percent of the original deposit until four years after detection. The tax rate however can not be the same as charged from honest taxpayers. Despite this, the government chose to change the I-T law to arm itself to impose the same level of tax liability on "demonetisation" deposits without matching income not even disclosed in the FY17 returns.

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Analysts At Deutsche Reiterated Carpetright (LON:CPR) As Buy

Deutsche Bank AG now has a GBX 720 ($9.00) price target on the stock. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an "add" rating and issued a GBX 750 ($9.37) price target on shares of Informa Plc in a report on Monday, November 7th. The last stock close price is down -20.33% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the S&P 500 which has decreased -0.03% over the same time. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and global ...

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

Meanwhile, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who held talks with OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo in Caracas on November 16, said the group is ready to reach a "forceful" agreement on cutting oil output. USA crude was also up 1% to $46.21. Oil retreated for much of the past three weeks amid skepticism about OPEC's ability to implement a deal at its November 30 meeting.

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Brexit talks have 'intense' 15-month window: European Union negotiator

Senior figures in the European Parliament warned Britain on Tuesday that it can not "cherry pick" from members of the European Union, after Brexit minister David Davis met senior EU negotiators for talks on Britain's forthcoming exit from the bloc.

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Compass Group PLC's (CMPGY) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup Inc

BNP Paribas reissued a "neutral" rating and issued a GBX 3,500 ($43.73) price objective on shares of Intertek Group plc in a research note on Monday, August 22nd. Receive News & Ratings for Compass Group PLC Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Compass Group PLC and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.


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