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India 60-1 after dismissing England for 283

The day's play can be called a battle of attrition with skipper Kohli curbing his aggressive stroke-play, having read the pitch really well during his patient 62 off 127 balls. That was when England struck. Kohli appreciated how the ball-tracking technology improved leg-before decisions without challenging the authority of the on-field umpires.

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US Black Friday online sales total $3.34 billion

Stores are trying to better cater to savvier. (Nick Agro/The Orange County Register via AP). Meanwhile, Adobe Digital Insights says Thanksgiving Day sales online totaled $1.93 billion, up 11.5 percent from the day previous year, as more people opted to stay home and shop online instead of hitting the stores.

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Dismay as Alzheimer's drug fails in clinical trials

Lilly shares had plummeted about 13 percent in midmorning trading, even as analysts said they had low hopes for solanezumab, a drug created to slow the progression of the neurodegenerative disease that affects 47 million people. Lilly's solanezumab could possibly be used as a combination therapy, or at a different dosage, he said. Critics last night said the failure of solanezumab to have a real clinical effect - coming on the back of other high-profile failures - suggested the entire ...

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Late-season Tropical Storm Otto forms in southwest Caribbean

Otto is moving slowly west-northwestward, and is now less than 250 miles east of the coast of Nicaragua , as of Wednesday morning. When hurricane Otto makes landfall rainfall is likely to be the main threat, with as much as 18 inches of localised rainfall for Nicaragua and Costa Rica anticipated which could result in landslides.

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UK Brexit minister's tour to lay ground for 'constructive' European Union talks

Businesses ready to make the best of BrexitMr Drechsler said that businesses were 100 per cent committed to making the best of Brexit and, in partnership with government, would help ensure a smooth exit from the European Union in 2019. "We hope and expect to guarantee the reciprocal rights of European Union and British citizens, but this is premature and wrong". "No, what I've always said is that we want to look at ways in which we can improve corporate governance , looking at a number of ...

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Saudis sink Russian Federation oil talks as OPEC deal hangs in the balance

Opec is scheduled to discuss supply rates with producers that aren't a part of the cartel on Monday, with Opec oil ministers meeting on Wednesday to hammer out a final deal. Two months after the initial accord "OPEC leaders are confused and the group's founding members can't solve differences, but they want to have a deal with non-OPEC".

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Coloradans to spend Thanksgiving at Standing Rock protest

Opponents skirmished with law officers late Sunday and early Monday. In Portland, Oregon, hundreds of people rallied in the rain Thursday to show their solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and others who have spent months protesting the pipeline's construction.

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Local Cuban-Americans react to the death of Fidel Castro

A sepia-toned photograph hung on the wall of del Conde drinking malt beer over dinner with a bearded Fidel, Raul and left-wing icon Ernesto "Che" Guevara after the revolution. "There were 16 of us and we went down there to further relationships with the Cuban government in order to import rice", Hillman said. When Cuba's economy began to suffer after Castro came to power, many of his subjects travelled to Florida and the surrounding areas as part of programmes such as Operation Pedro Pan or ...

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Ukraine seeks European Union support for Russian Federation sanctions

It continues despite the ceasefire agreed in the Belarusian capital past year. "Both parties should finally make a visible contribution to the long-term settlement of the conflict in Ukraine ", Steinmeier said. Russia's annexation of Crimea and support for rebels in eastern Ukraine has increased tensions between the West and Moscow. Fighting has continued in eastern Ukraine , where the conflict has killed more than 9,600 people.

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'Brady Bunch' Stars React to Death of TV Mom Florence Henderson

She had just finished filming a movie. In a 2011 memoir, " Life Is Not a Stage: From Broadway Baby to a Lovely Lady and Beyond ", Henderson quashed an oft-repeated rumor that she had an affair with Barry Williams, the teenage actor who played Greg on "The Brady Bunch".

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United Kingdom growth predictions fall after Brexit

The OBR said, "Our economy forecast is not based on a precise prediction of the outcome of the Brexit negotiations, but rather on broad-brush judgments consistent with a range of possible outcomes". Let's just make 2017 better than 2016, yeah? Outlining the forecasts for debt, Mr Hammond said the prospect of higher borrowing and slower asset sales, coupled with the Bank of England's decision to expand quantitative easing in August, would increase Government debt in the coming years.

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Presidential Electors Plotting Revolt Against Trump

One elector, Michael Baca, said in a statement he wouldn't vote for Trump. Since the 2016 presidential election ended, there have been calls for the Electoral College-the actual way presidents are elected-to be changed or completely eliminated.

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Barack Obama Ready to Speak Up if Donald Trump Threatens 'Core Values'

But Obama said the same principles should apply. "He hasn't had a full opportunity to do that yet and so people should take a wait and see approach in how much his policy proposals once in the white house, once he is sworn in, matches up with some of the rhetoric of this campaign", Obama added.

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Malls report strong sales early on Black Friday across the Philly region

For some states, however, the shopping holiday has been banned. "I got some good deals on clothes", she said of her shopping adventure at Target and other stores nearby. "You know, you stand in line forever just waiting, and now it's like you walk in, get what you need, and you check out, and you're gone", Applegate said.

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1 lakh passengers hit on third day of Lufthansa strike

It has already agreed deals with the main unions representing ground staff and cabin crew in Germany, leaving an agreement with its pilots outstanding. But Vereinigung Cockpit responded that "Lufthansa earns good money in the area where supposedly overpaid pilots work". A Lufthansa pilot in the top seniority category can earn more than €22,000 (US$23,000) per month.

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Oklahoma City police identify airport shooting suspect as Lloyd Buie

According to Captain Paco Balderrama the shooter has been identified as Lloyd Dean Buie. The victim, 52-year-old Michael Winchester, died of a perforating gunshot wound to the chest. It said it would cancel flights out of the city for the remainder of the day even if the rest of the terminal reopens. The airline said, "The Southwest Airlines family is deeply saddened by the passing of our Southwest family member, and we extend our heartfelt sympathies and support to his family and ...

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Tom Wood says England need to be wary of a passionate Argentina

Semesa Rokoduguni's second England comeback could come against Australia next weekend as Elliot Daly - one of the players chosen on the wing ahead of him to face Argentina - faces suspension for the red card he received at Twickenham. Kicking hooker Anton Oliver - received a five-week ban. Lewis Moody, 2005, v Samoa, Twickenham. "He's a public schoolboy, holds up the trophy, has handsome manicured hair", Jones said.

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Flights from Dublin Airport amongst those affected by Lufthansa pilots' strike

A strike by the cabin crew at Lufthansa's low-priced airline Eurowings led to the cancellation of more than 60 flights on Tuesday, the affected airports in Hamburg and Duesseldorf said in a joint statement . Lufthansa lost an appeal to a Frankfurt labour court, but is making a further legal challenge that could go late into Tuesday evening. Lufthansa said it had offered to enter arbitration with the union in an attempt to resolve the dispute.

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If Oil Meeting Crashes, Look For Prices To Hit $30/Barrel

With less than a week until the crucial ministerial meeting, the refusal of just one major producer to participate could scuttle the whole of the agreement reached in September in Algiers. However, Saudia Arabia told Opec today that it will not attend Monday's talks, Reuters reported. The failed Monday meeting was supposed to include Russian Federation despite their already unofficial agreement to freeze production at current near-record levels while shining on the energy community by ...

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Shoppers look for Black Friday deals

At the Williamsburg Premium Outlets, a spokesperson says the parking lot was nearly totally full as of 10 p.m. Thursday. Maybe one of the biggest reasons why people keep setting their alarms early each year for Black Friday is because.it's simply a tradition.

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Russian Federation detains economy minister for $2M bribe over Rosneft deal

He is the highest-ranked statesman in Russian Federation to be arrested since the failed coup in 1991. Asked if President Vladimir Putin knew of the detention, he said: "It's night time, I don't know if the president has been informed". He later told reporters that Russia's fight against corruption was "systematic and not selective". Ulyukayev's lawyer, Timofei Gridnev, told Reuters his client had been detained at Rosneft's Moscow offices.

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Pilot strike forces Lufthansa to cancel 1800 flights

However, budget airline Eurowings on Tuesday canceled about 60 flights due to a strike by some cabin crew in a separate pay dispute between management and the Verdi labor union. Lufthansa expects the strike will cost 7-9 million euros ($9.9-12.9 million) a day. Lufthansa spokesman Martin Leutke said the airline has made "plenty of offers" to the pilots, all of which have been turned down.

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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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