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Donald Trump's California voter fraud claims, debunked

Trump's margin of victory in each state was slim, while Clinton won the popular vote by over 2 million votes , according to one tracker . They worry that the possibility of elevating Trump's image through pointless recounts, and giving him in effect another win, is not a good first step.

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Cyber Monday is busiest day for Amazon distribution center in Kenosha

Don't sleep on this day of online deals though. Yes, customers will also get the same promotion at bull's eye's 1,802 brick-and-mortar stores across the United States. This was up 18 per cent on Cyber Monday a year ago. "Televisions are as well", she said. The early results reinforce Cyber Monday as the most important day of the year for the online retailer.

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China confirms 'going-out' investment policy to continue

In recent years China based business leaders have poured billions into acquisitions of overseas business projects as well as softer purchases such as football clubs and wineries. China's central bank has urged commercial banks in Shanghai to guard against money outflows via the Shanghai Free Trade Zone disguised as foreign investment, two sources with knowledge of the instructions said on Friday.

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Modi asks small businesses, labour to embrace cashless mode

November 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is facing all out criticism from the opposition post the government's demonetisation drive, today urged all to support this endeavor to make India a digital economy and a cashless society. And now Modi is labelling 86 per cent of the country's population as black money holders. "I had said it will take about 50 days for the situation to normalise".

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Saudi-Iran rivalries could scuttle tentative OPEC deal

Brent crude was down 3.21 percent, trading at $46.69 per barrel as of 2:50pm GMT. As of writing, global benchmark Brent futures jumped to $48.72 a barrel, up 49 cents or 1.00%. Venezuelan Oil Minister Eulogio del Pino said Monday he was "optimistic" that an OPEC meeting this week in Vienna will reach agreement on oil production cuts to boost prices.

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Thanksgiving and Black Friday See Double-Digit Online Sales Growth

Millions of Americans paused during the Monday after Thanksgiving to check out online deals and check off people on their holiday gift list. Out of stock messages were at 9.1% over the long weekend, which was lower than levels seen on Black Friday (10.5%) and slightly lower than levels previous year (9.7%).

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Scotiabank profit climbs 9%

Cumberland Partners Ltd raised its position in shares of Bank of Nova Scotia by 0.7% in the second quarter. RS Investment Management Co. 08/31/2016 - Bank of Nova Scotia (The) had its "equal-weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays.

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Lufthansa pilots on strike again, 816 flights canceled

Almost 2,800 flights have been cancelled since Wednesday. The long-running dispute over wages has continued, with union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) seeking a 20 per cent raise for its members (spanning the period from 2012 when the last accord expired, through 2017).

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France Foils Terror Attack in Paris Planned for Next Week, Prosecutor Says

According to the Associated Press , the men, two of whom were French citizens, were arrested in two French cities: Strasbourg and Marseille. Hand-written documents pledging allegiance to Daesh and glorifying martyrdom were found at a house in Strasbourg, eastern France, Molins said.

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Korean-Americans hold rallies demanding Park resign

Prosecutors investigating the case have indicted Ms Choi and are seeking to question Ms Park about her role in the scandal. Park Geun-hye's popularity and election as president in 2012 stemmed in part from the symbolic connection to her father who ruled South Korea for 18 years until he was assassinated by his spy chief in 1979.

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Cyber Monday still relevant despite barrage of online sales

Among the hottest Cyber Monday promotions, it has identified Target's 15% off almost everything in-store and online during the day, as worthy of consumers' attention. Rifle Paper Co. gave a 30 percent discount on all purchases, by far its biggest sale of the year, Bond said. "I would say Black Friday has always been our biggest so we play into that", Starkman said.

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United Airlines 747 returns to SF after engine failure

He said the incident was deemed an "alert one", which he described as the airport's lowest status for flight trouble. According to reports from San Francisco station KNTV, a loud bang was heard and flames were seen coming from the engine of the jet as it took off from San Francisco International Airport.

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Transcript of South Korean President Park Geun-hye's speech

A parliamentary vote to impeach her could take place as early as this week as a growing number of ruling party politicians back the opposition-led campaign to oust the president. "I will leave it to the National Assembly to decide on my resignation, including the shortening of my presidential term". The latest Gallup Korea poll put Park's approval rating at 4 percent - the lowest it had ever recorded for any president since democratization in 1987.

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Longer study needed on Zika's impact on men's fertility, World Health Organization says

Yet many public health officials and experts are anxious that this technical distinction may be lost and end up sending the wrong message about Zika - even as new cases seem to be emerging in Asia. That goal has been met, said Dr David Heymann, chair of the Zika Emergency Committee and a professor of infectious disease at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, in a conference call with reporters following the committee meeting in Geneva.

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Amazon says it's on pace for its 'best Cyber Monday in history'

The Monday after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest online shopping day of the year, but stores are releasing online deals earlier, stretching them through the week, as well as making them available in stores. There are two things to consider, popular items often sell out and when you order online shipping costs may add to your bottom line. In New Jersey, online retailers with a physical presence in the state are supposed to charge sales tax.

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Cyber Monday adds £1bn to shops' four-day sales boost

The surge in online shopping has taken a toll on bricks-and-mortar stores. The holiday shopping season - November 1-28 - has generated nearly $40 billion in online revenue, 7.6 percent more than 2015. Smartphones were driving twice as many sales as tablets on Monday, at 27 percent to 13 percent, according to the survey. "On Cyber Monday a year ago customers ordered 54 million items ".

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Korea's Park refuses questioning by prosecutors: lawyer

Whatever President Park Geun-hye had in mind for Tuesday's surprise offer to curtail her term in office, it appears to have lifted her chances of surviving an imminent parliamentary impeachment vote. "Park accepted the resignation of the justice minister", Blue House spokesman Jung Youn-kuk said Monday evening. "There is still going to be strong resentment coming from the people", he said.

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Lufthansa Pilots To Strike Tuesday & Wednesday

The strike , the fifteenth since April, is set to disrupt services into Johannesburg and Cape Town. The strike , which began last week, has forced Lufthansa to cancel a total of 4,461 flights over the course of six days. Lufthansa is cancelling about 1,700 flights on Tuesday (Nov 29) and Wednesday due to a strike by pilots , it said on Twitter on Monday. The airline reached a pay and conditions deal with cabin crew in July after they staged the firm's longest-ever walkout in ...

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O'Hare airport workers to announce strike date today

The group is not unionized but is receiving assistance from Service Employees International Union Local 1. Now airport jobs are just like fast-food jobs. But airline representatives tell ABC News' David Kerley they are prepared for any potential strike. "It was never their intent to disrupt travel", said the spokeswoman, according to CNN.

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Libya won't take part in any OPEC cuts for 'foreseeable future'

His comments raised worries that a preliminary agreement reached in September for OPEC to reduce output to between 32.5 million and 33 million barrels per day may fall apart when OPEC ministers meet on Wednesday to finalize that deal. The argument between Iraq and Saudi Arabia mainly focuses on whether Baghdad should use its own output estimates to limit production or rely on lower figures from OPEC's experts.

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Hundreds of O'Hare airport workers vote to strike

The workers who plan to strike include baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, janitors and wheelchair attendants. Because, according to CNN Money , the hundreds of airport employees who voted in favor of a strike have scheduled their protest for November 29.

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Uber drivers to join Fight for $15 demonstrations for higher wages

Protesting Uber drivers are not only fighting to raise their $7.25 per hour minimum wage but also to change their status from contract workers to Uber employees. "The protests ... will underscore that any efforts to block wage increases, gut workers' rights or health care, deport immigrants, or support racism or racist policies will be met with unrelenting opposition by workers in the Fight for $15".

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State Police arrest 2 suspected of robbing Constantia bank

The man is described as a black male in his 30s, 5 foot 7 inches tall, with a medium build. A homeless man was arrested Sunday and now faces charges in at least three bank robberies over the past year. The suspect reportedly handed the teller a note demanding money. That attempt happened at around noon, at Avenue J and East 13th Street. If you have any information that could help police, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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Long Island forecast: Rain, moderate to heavy, into p.m. rush

For the first time in weeks, the drought-stricken Southeast could be looking at good chances for significant rain this coming week. Expect between 2 and 3 inches of rain from tonight through Wednesday night , with local variations. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall and widespread fog. Thursday night's low will be around 27. The high will be near 57. Temperatures will begin trending downward Friday , with highs expected to reach the upper 40s, but the sun will return.

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Trump campaign manager slams possible Romney pick

Following a report drawn from top sources in Donald Trump's White House transition team, which claimed the president-elect wasn't too happy with Kellyanne Conway's recent performance on the Sunday talk show circuit , the senior adviser texted Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough to denounce it.

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Malta's PM says Brexit is lose-lose situation — European Union gets tough

The tiny Mediterranean island of Malta, a former British colony, takes over the EU's rotating six-month presidency in January. However, Mr Muscat even went as far as questioning whether British Prime Minister Theresa May would trigger Article 50 to begin the formal process of leaving by the March deadline she has set herself.

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Trump reportedly 'furious' Kellyanne Conway went rogue and publicly bashed Romney

And Conway reiterated that Trump's grass-roots supporters were especially concerned about the prospect of a Romney nomination ― even as she said she would respect the president-elect's decision one way or another. In nominating Romney, Trump would be signaling his willingness to heal campaign wounds and reach out to traditional Republicans who were deeply skeptical of his experience and temperament.

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Qatar Airways to add Vegas to Middle East flights

In addition to Apple Pay, Qatar Airways also recently launched the Digital Membership Card for Privilege Club members - another traveller experience enhancement for the airline. Canberra Business Chamber chief executive Robyn Hendry said the announcement came as a "huge surprise but it was one of the best surprises we've had".

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Wal-Mart, Best Buy winners as holiday shopping season kicks off

This is a continuation of shopping patterns some key retailers noted over Black Friday. "Conversion rates, which used to be a bottleneck in the past, are no longer as much of an impediment", he said. Here are some other Cyber Monday offers to browse from the comforts of your own home. "We've been seeing early morning hours tending to grow faster", she said.

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Cuts Stake in The Home Depot Inc. (HD)

The Home Depot Inc . has a 12-month low of $109.62 and a 12-month high of $139.00. The firm's 50 day moving average price is $129.05 and its 200 day moving average price is $132.39. Stock monthly performance is recorded as 18.14% while its performance in last 5 sessions is 2.10%. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 8,571,292 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock worth $1,094,130,000 after buying an additional 242,842 shares during the last quarter.

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Panmure Gordon Reiterated Lavendon Group PLC (LON:LVD) As 'Buy'

Haitong Bank reissued a "sell" rating and issued a GBX 150 ($1.87) price objective on shares of Talktalk Telecom Group PLC in a report on Thursday, September 15th. National Express Group PLC has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 378.91 ($4.70). If you are reading this article on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide trademark & copyright legislation.

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Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales up 9 percent

About 99.1 million went to the stores and 108.5 million shopped online. Meanwhile according to Adobe report , people spent more than United States dollars 5 billion online during the holiday weekend, with USD 1.2 billion of the sum alone spent on mobile devices.

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Pilot strike prompts Lufthansa to scrap 1700 more flights

Airplanes of German airline Lufthansa stand at the airport in Duesseldorf, western Germany, on 22 Apri 2013. Lufthansa pilots will strike again tomorrow and Wednesday after talks over the weekend failed to resolve a long-running row over pay.

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U.S. economy grew at 3.2 percent in third quarter

US economic growth accelerated in the third quarter following modest growth in late 2015 and early 2016. In the end, real GDP will grow by 1.6 percent in 2016, but I expect stronger activity next year, with the current forecast being 2.5 percent growth.

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5 things you need to know about the City's tallest skyscraper

A 73-storey building in the City of London has been granted planning permission by the City of London Corporation, and the new building is set to become the second tallest building in Western Europe. An estimated 10,000 people will be housed in the building on completion. It will have 1,600 cycle spaces. "It would provide a significant increase in flexible office accommodation, supporting the strategic objective of the City of London Corporation to promote the city as the leading worldwide ...


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