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Theresa May hints at transitional arrangement to alleviate Brexit process for businesses

Senior figures in the British government have said they favour retaining access to the single market - a message delivered by prime minister Theresa May earlier this week to business leaders - but they also want to regain control over immigration from the European Union into the United Kingdom.

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Volkswagen to cut up to 30000 jobs globally to reduce expenses

Jobs also will be eliminated in North America, Brazil and Argentina, VW said, without being more specific. It's believed the bulk of job cuts will come in Germany, but will also hit the U.S. An announcement is expected later Friday. In a nod to looming challenges - compensation costs, the e-mobility revolution and low profitability in its core business - brand manager Herbert Diess said the company would completely reorganise to build more cars with fewer people.

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Dakota Access pipeline protesters told to leave by Dec. 5

The US Army Corp of Engineers, which manages federal lands north of the Cannonball River where the Oceti Sakowin protest camp is located, told tribal leaders in a letter Friday they would close access to the camp by December 5 and protesters should move to a "free speech zone" south of the river.

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Local businesses asking shoppers to 'forget the mall and shop small'

You want to support your community". "The locals come over and support us and even the tourists. because we have very, very unique things. And I was like, 'No, no, no!' But you know they couldn't handle the crowd", Clarke said. I'm not saying not to shop at them. Next door to Interplay Couture in the Sparta Theatre Center is R.J. Mars, which has been in the township for 53 years.

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Lowcountry celebrates Small Business Saturday

Martha says they wanted to avoid the crowds and support their hometown. Small business owners know they have their work cut out for them in the changing market landscape. And, additionally, without small businesses, would our lives be any different? Food trucks were also trying to cash in on the traffic that some of the small businesses were bringing in.

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Thanksgiving, Black Friday store sales fall, online rises

Shoppers spent an average of US$289.19 over the four-day weekend, including both online and offline purchases, the National Retail Federation said on Sunday, citing a survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. The phrase was coined in 2005 to encourage online buying when people returned to offices where they had high-speed internet connections. And even those retailers that did poorly will be encouraged to know that many Americans have yet to start their shopping, giving the stores ...

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Thanksgiving online sales surge as American shoppers choose to stay at home

The holiday shopping season commonly starts the day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday with all the retailers offering attractive discounts. This year, the Walmart Black Friday sale took off three days earlier than last year, reports I4U News.

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"No vacancy" as Trump backs Farage for USA ambassador role

Queen Elizabeth II might invite Mr Trump for a state visit to Britain next year, a spokeswoman for Ms May said on Monday. Farage , who heads the nationalist U.K. president to appoint an opposing party's leader from another country as an ambassador is unprecedented, according to The Guardian. Ms. "There is no vacancy", a Downing Street spokesman told reporters.

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Thousands flee as wildfires spread across Israel

Since Tuesday, firefighters have been battling wildfires throughout the country, including fires that hit the city of Haifa on Thursday, forcing some 60,000 residents to evacuate their homes. It has already been deployed over the forest area surrounding Jerusalem , joining an global fleet of firefighting aircraft that has arrived to assist.

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Iran optimistic on OPEC deal after meeting Algerian minister

The setback suggests that Saudi Arabia remains split from its two biggest Middle Eastern rivals at the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Boutarfa, the architect of the Algiers crude supply agreement in September, is on a shuttle diplomacy mission to try to resolve differences blocking the OPEC deal, particularly the question of whether Iran and Iraq are willing to cut production.

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Indian Central Bank Takes Steps to Curb Rising Bank Liquidity

The RBI on Saturday issued a circular stating that effective from November 26 banks must set aside an incremental CRR of 100% on the increase in deposits between September 16 and November 11, almost eight weeks before the demonetisation decision of November 8.

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Corps won't forcibly remove protesters from federal land

On Sunday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a press release stating the corps "is seeking a peaceful and orderly transition to a safer location , and has no plans for forcible removal". The companies say the pipeline would carry Bakken shale oil more cheaply and safely from North Dakota to IL en route to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries.

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India vs England, Mohali Test, Day 2: Visitors all out for 283

We bowled exceptionally well as a team and stuck to our bowling plans. Ashwin was free-flowing, Kohli a little less self-controlled as 48 came in just 61 when Kohli finally, fatally flirted outside off to reward Stokes's persistence in his third spell of a really hot day.

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Macy's Cyber Monday 2016 Deals and Sales

BLACK Friday is over but the sales have not ended - there is still plenty of time to stock up on cut price pre-Christmas goodies. Shirell's not alone. Data from analytics firm RetailNext showed net sales at brick-and-mortar stores fell 5.0 percent over the two days, while the number of transactions fell 7.9 percent.

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Oil capped by doubts OPEC-led cut will end glut

Reuters reported that OPEC members will debate an output cut of 1.2 million barrels a day, but Iran, Iraq and Indonesia have shown reservations to such proposal. Thanksgiving holiday kept traders from taking big new positions. OPEC believes that the real production figure was less than 4.5 million barrels per day.

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ATMs to dispense United States dollars, bond notes

Last month, President Robert Mugabe used the Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) Act to try and clear legal hurdles over the introduction of the bond notes, much to the chagrin of constitutional experts who said the law used by the president contravened the Constitution.

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Rohingya Muslims being 'ethnically cleansed', says United Nations official

Last Friday, tens of thousands of protestors took to the streets in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur , Bangkok and Dhaka to condemn the atrocities being committed against the Rohingya community in Rakhine state . Little reliable information is available as the military has barred journalists and aid workers from entering the region. Indonesian Muslim students stage a protest in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Nov.

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Trump Not Doing Enough to Avoid Conflicts of Interest

The news of Trump's about-face first came from his former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, who claimed that his decision not to prosecute Clinton would send a strong message to fellow Republicans who have been calling for her head for years.

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Germany's Lufthansa cancels 830 Friday flights in strike

Lufthansa is working to make sure that the flight schedule on short- and medium-haul routes will largely operate as planned. The airline, which operates six days a week at Orlando International, said roughly 30,000 passengers will be affected by 137 flights canceled Saturday.

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Vigil planned in memory of slain Detroit police officer

The man accused of shooting dead a Wayne State University police officer has been charged in the cop's murder , according to Wayne County prosecutors. He is scheduled for December 9 probable cause hearing and a December 16 preliminary examination. Wayne State University said Friday that it's accepting gifts in Rose's memory after receiving inquiries from many people who want to make donations.

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UK Joins Paris Agreement Despite International Concerns About Trump

Many fear that Mr Trump - who has described climate change as a "hoax" perpetrated by China - will act on his threat to withdraw from the Paris accord or its framework convention, which could roll back years of painstakingly negotiated political goodwill.

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Black Friday 2016: Experts warn shoppers of FAKE DEALS and overspending

JC Penney opened its doors at 3 p.m., and Macy's opened at 5 p.m. Thursday. Many flocked to stores on Thanksgiving night to snatch up deals. Many were looking to snag the season's most popular items: The interactive children's toy, Hatchimals, and flat screen televisions.

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Tropical Storm Otto jumps from Atlantic to Pacific

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 . Since record keeping began, a hurricane has never touched down in Costa Rica. Graves said that during the off-season, he would reach out to all hurricane-prone countries in the Atlantic Basin, to encourage their radio amateurs to participate in the net during hurricane emergencies.

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They've done it again! Domino's train delivery reindeer ahead of Christmas

RocketNews24 reports that Domino's Japan is very seriously considering using reindeer to deliver their pizzas, thanks to the likelihood of blizzards, snow, and ice storms this winter. Besides being a viral marketing sensation, this reindeer delivery service is no gimmick. And while the initial training looks somewhat awkward, by the end of the video, the pizza-pulling reindeer look surprisingly normal.

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Australia's David Warner welcomes ball-tampering charges laid against Faf du Plessis

The decision to reprimand and fine Du Plessis was based on evidence given by the umpires, who said that they didn't see the incident on-field but would have reported it if they had. "Shining the ball, I think all cricketers would say, is not in the same place", du Plessis was quoted by an global news agency as syaing. The Proteas, who remain indignant about the accusations levelled at du Plessis, released a statement regarding the physical altercation.

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O'Hare airport workers are planning to strike next week

Service Employees International Union Local 1, a labor union, made the announcement on Monday morning, saying the workers want the public's support and wouldn't want to mess up anyone's holiday plans. A major holiday strike could prove to be a conundrum for passengers and staff. Maguire said she supports the workers and is grateful to those who clean planes, especially reaching into seat-back pockets.

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Donald Trump Slams Hillary Clinton's 'Sad' Recount In Series Of Tweets

Hillary Clinton's campaign said Saturday it will participate in the recount efforts in Wisconsin spearheaded by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. President-elect Donald Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway says she has personal concerns with the prospect of Mitt Romney being selected as secretary of state.

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Klopp insists "door is always open" for Steven Gerrard

The Reds legend called time on an 18-year playing career on Wednesday, shortly after leaving LA Galaxy after a season. Manchester United flop Anderson made an unfortunate comparison between himself and Steven Gerrard the day before the former Liverpool captain announced his retirement.

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The story of a truly lovely lady: Our favorite Florence Henderson moments

She would also pay tribute to the series in 1995 when she made a guest appearance in "The Brady Bunch Movie". She is also the author of a cookbook and a memoir entitled, Life Is Not a Stage: From Broadway Baby to a Lovely Lady and Beyond .

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Sheriff on pipeline protests: 'My job is to enforce the law'

Many indigenous people believe they are the wardens of the land and the government can't remove them. And the land where it is located was, of course, inhabited by the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota peoples for several thousand years before the creation of the United States government and the Army Corps of Engineers.

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Russia poised to gain from oil production freeze

Members of the oil cartel, which accounts for about 35 per cent of global supplies, have been immersed in increasingly desperate talks in recent weeks in an effort to make good on a September pledge to curb output by roughly one million barrels per day.

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Online shopping on the rise this Cyber Monday

Shoppers spent $1.9 billion online on Thanksgiving Day and another $3.3 billion on Friday, according to Adobe. Though Black Friday may no longer be as singular a shopping event, the federation says that it was still the top day this weekend to shop, garnering 74% of those who shopped online, and 75% of those who browsed in an actual store.

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Online shoppers gobbled up $1.9 billion in bargains on Thanksgiving

With many discounts and special offers, Black Friday 2016 was indeed a success weekend sales event and yet, it is still not the last day. " We saw one of our strongest days ever online ", said Brian Cornell, chief executive of the second largest USA discount retailer Target, stressing that online sales had grown by double digits.

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Jim Harbaugh can blame refs but Wolverines missed chance against Buckeyes, again

Samuel became a player cemented in college football history as well as the ongoing tradition of the Scarlet and Gray against the Maize and Blue on the last week in November. The biggest crowd ever to watch a game in the Horseshoe then began spilling onto the field in a scarlet-covered celebration that included a stirring sing-a-long to "Sweet Caroline".

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Mobile shopping continues to make an impact on Thanksgiving and Black Friday

More than ever before, shoppers used their mobile devices to dial up deals online, the firm said, as mobile purchases surged 33 percent on Black Friday to $1.2 billion. Discounts: The highest price drops were seen for tablets (average discount of 25.4 percent), televisions (23.2 percent), toys (15.0 percent) and computers (11.6 percent).


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