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Cyber Monday smashes online sales record

In a statement from the press release, Tamara Gaffney , principal analyst, Adobe Digital Insights , said, "Cyber Monday is on track to be the biggest online shopping day ever, surpassing our forecast by nearly $27 million or 0.8 percent".

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Cyber Monday Is Now Pretty Pointless

Walmart got a jump on its competitors by kicking off its "Cyber Monday" deals at 9:01 p.m. Thursday. Online sales have also been stretching out more and more . Adobe compiles its Cyber Monday report using data collected from more than 20 billion visits to retail websites, and draws on statistics from 80 percent of all online transactions from the top 100 US retailers.

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Trump rollback of Obama climate agenda may prove challenging

Trump's team has said the outgoing Democratic administration made too many compromises with Havana - notably by easing the 1962 U.S. economic embargo - without receiving enough in return in areas like human rights, democracy and the move toward a free-market economy.

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US consumer confidence jumps to highest level in 9 years

A gauge of consumers' expectations improved from 86.0 to 91.7 while another linked to consumers' assessment of current conditions rose from 123.1 to 130.3. Their expectations for the next six months were the most optimistic since June 2015. Consumers' outlook for the labor market was likewise somewhat mixed.

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Coolpad Note 3S : First Impressions And Some Images

Both the phones support 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG and runs on Android 6 .0 Marshmallow with Cool UI 8.0 on top. Coolpad Mega 3 has a display of 5.5-inch IPS HD (1280 x 720 pixel) resolution providing impactful viewing experience.

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Oil prices rise in nervous trading ahead of OPEC meeting

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will meet in Vienna on Wednesday aiming to implement an agreement outlined in September to cut output by around 1 million barrels per day (bpd), from around 33.82 million bpd in October.

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Royal Navy fleet faces depletion, review finds

The chairman of Anglo American said there was a "vibrant" United Kingdom defence supply chain which the Ministry of Defence should harness. The government must drive cultural change in defence to inject "genuine pace" into the procurement process and get a clear grip over cost and time, he said.

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Some blacks applaud Castro legacy of racial equality

Alfonso said he was released in 1979 under a deal negotiated by President Jimmy Carter, who made an attempt to normalize relations with Cuba, before leaving office. He said Castro defended social justice during the revolution and that he owes him his years as a student and even his life. "I am very sad". At the height of the band's popularity, a lyric about "Cuban girls wanting American men", got him in trouble with officials, Machado said through an interpreter.

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QEP Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:QEPM) Receives An Update From Brokers

CNNX has been the topic of a number of other reports. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upped their price objective on Cone Midstream Partners from $15.00 to $18.50 and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a report on Monday, August 8th. We can also take a brief look at the Q.i. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 4th were given a dividend of $0.815 per share. The dividend yield for the company is hovering around 4.89% while the pay out ratio is now at 90.60%.

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Man jailed for 'terrorist' murder of MP Jo Cox

Brendan Cox, widower of murdered British MP Jo Cox, makes a speech during a gathering to celebrate her life in June 22, 2016. A jury took just over 90 minutes to convict him. Items used as evidence included neo-Nazi literature and a golden Third Reich eagle ornament with a swastika on the front. "You betrayed the quintessence of our country - parliamentary democracy", the judge stated.

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Tom Price gets nominated as Health and Human Services Secretary by Trump

He will be working closely with Seema Verma, who will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which oversees government health programs and insurance standards. Before beginning his political career in 1996, Price was an accomplished doctor and hospital administrator. Price is chairman of the House Budget Committee in the House of Representatives.

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Jay agrees to one-year, $8 million deal with Cubs

The Cubs have an opening in center after Fowler turned down a $17.2 million qualifying offer two weeks ago. Jay batted.291 with 101 hits, 26 RBI and two home runs past year despite suiting up for just 90 games due to a broken right forearm.

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Trump On Recount: "Nothing Will Change"

Green Party candidate Jill Stein is expected to seek a recount in MI, as she has done in Wisconsin. They said they will need to put in extended hours throughout the next few weeks. Why did Stein have to raise money for the recount? Recounts could go forward in both, but in Pennsylvania it is particularly hard. She also assumes $2-3 million in legal fees.

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Algeria proposes 1.1 mln bpd OPEC cut: Iran media

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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Vienna meeting to finalize production deal

International Brent crude oil declined nearly 0.50% to around $47.66 per barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude dipped below $46.50 in early Asian trade on Tuesday. US West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 were down 23 cents, or 0.5 percent, at $46.85 a barrel. OPEC said it would exempt Iran, Libya and Nigeria from cuts as their output has been crimped by unrest and sanctions.

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United States stocks make small gains as banks trade higher

Both main contracts fell about one percent in Asia, with investors also nervously waiting for OPEC to agree terms of an agreement - struck in September - to cut production. The gauge was set for a 1.8 percent increase this week. It picked up $9.91, or 1.3 percent, to $756.40. Business software maker Oracle lost 34 cents to $39.91.

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U.S. crowds pick up slightly on Black Friday, online sales jump

On Thanksgiving Day, folks spent $1.9 billion on online deals, according to Adobe, up 12% from past year. What's more , total online sales are forecast to grow 11 percent to $91.6 billion this year, according to the Adobe Digital Insights 2016 Online Shopping Report.

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Chicago O'Hare airport workers to announce day of strike

The workers, some of whom earn the IL state minimum wage of $8.25 per hour, are demanding $15 an hour and union rights. The Chicago Department of Aviation anticipates almost 1.8 million passengers will travel through Chicago's two airports for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period between Tuesday, November 20 and Tuesday November 27.

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Queues outside ATMs ease, but customers throng banks

In the post-demonetization period, next few days are likely to be a miserable "acid test" for bankers as disposing salary bills throws a big challenge for them. "We have no such problems in our currency chest, but we have huge demands to meet as we are not just giving currency to people but also at petrol pumps and post offices".

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Today, First National Trust Co. invests in Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST) Shares

Several research firms recently commented on MNST. The most bearish analyst has the price target set at $45 of Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) for the same one year time frame. Monster Beverage Corporation sells its products under the Monster Energy, Nalu, Monster Rehab, NOS, Monster Energy Extra Strength Nitrous Technology, Full Throttle, Java Monster, Burn, Muscle Monster, Mother, Mega Monster Energy, Ultra, Punch Monster, Play and Power Play, Juice Monster, Gladiator, M3, ...

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Former Clinton election lawyer calls Stein's recount 'mystifying'

Stein has said that she was calling for the recount "because of the vulnerability of. voting systems and various indicators of concern", though she admitted that she does not expect the outcome of the election to change. "We believe our elections were free and fair from a cybersecurity perspective". But that money might be hard to raise once the recount is done. When Jill Stein was the Green Party's candidate for US president, the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) only gave her 36 ...

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Editor's Note: Recount waste of time, money

Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein or Roque Rocky De La Fuente - both of whom filed petitions for a recount of the presidential election results in Wisconsin - have to pay $3,499,689 for the process to continue. Trump appears to be threatened by this, but we see little reason for that. "I've done all the preliminary work", Saari said . It will be a race to finish the recount in time to meet a daunting federal deadline, and the lawsuit could delay the process.

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South Korea's Park not to respond to request by prosecutors: lawyer

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. About 260,000 people turned up for the mass rally yesterday, police said , making it one of the biggest demonstrations in South Korea's history. Park will not be charged because the South Korean Constitution affords the President immunity while holding office.

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ISIS claims Ohio State attacker was one of its 'soldiers,' reports say

Executive director David Woodyard says it's about serving those in need. After Monday's attack, he said: "We must not let the act of one individual, no matter what his motive or background, to further divide our community or our nation".

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Black Friday: Shoppers hunt for deals, hit the shops for entertainment

As for online shoppers looking for an looking for a flawless present to their loved ones, family members and friends; we've worked hard to put together a slew of holiday gift guides for a particular items and product categories. Though the retailer was later than some competitors to this game, the result was a strong start to the Thanksgiving weekend, in which retailers get 15% of their holiday season sales.

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Analysts' Recommendations for Tesla after the SolarCity Deal

Tesla Motors, Inc . The stock touched its 52-Week High on April 7, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 9, 2016. The stock had a trading capacity of 3.06M shares. Prologis, Inc. (NYSE:PLD) traded 3.24 Million shares and was closed at $50.61 per share. The company has a market cap of $32.00 billion. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.41/share and a Low EPS of $-0.58/share.

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This California Senator Wants To Scrap The Electoral College

The actual or popular votes of the people do not matter, unlike every other election held in this country - from local and state to USA senators and representatives. Not surprisingly most came from the liberal strangleholds of California and NY. Seven states have only three. In addition, the 23rd Amendment to the Constitution allows the District of Columbia three electors.

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Oil prices fall almost four per cent

A plan being discussed for the past week involves OPEC, Russia and other non-OPEC producers slashing nearly 2% of global output over the next six months. Asked whether Saudi Arabia was keeping its output high in November at around 10.6 million barrels per day, however, Falih said: "The level of demand for Saudi crude is still high and very healthy".

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Electric car factory planned in Arizona to have 2000 workers

Lucid anticipates rolling out its first model by 2018, a four-door sedan with 1,000 horsepower that would compete with Tesla electric cars. Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday that start-up carmaker Lucid Motors plans to spend $700 million on the factory over the next six years, with building set to start next year.

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Lufthansa pilots to strike again in pay dispute

The current protest has so far led to about 2,800 flight cancellations, disrupting travel for around 350,000 people. "It is completely incomprehensible that [Lufthansa] has refused to put forward an offer that can at least form the basis of a negotiation".

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Dozens arrested during United States protests for higher minimum wages

Cleveland was one of more than 300 cities nationally where supporters of a $15 minimum wage rallied Tuesday as part of the Fight for $15 Day of Disruption. Fast-food worker Alvin Major, 51, said he supports four children and a wife recovering from cancer. "The disparity between what the CEO gets and what the workers get is phenomenal, and it's not going to hurt them to pay a living wage", Rev.

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Active shooter alert issued at Ohio State University; several hurt

About an hour and a half later, it said the shelter-in-place warning had been lifted and the scene was secure. After the chaotic scene Monday in Ohio State University , classed was canceled for the rest day and will open on Tuesday. Michael Drake, president of the Ohio State University. The attack was first reported as an active shooter incident by Ohio State's emergency management account, but officials said there is no indication a firearm was used in the attack.

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Doubts about OPEC's production cut agreement make crude oil prices dive

Al-Abadi said he understands that OPEC members will agree to reduce production by between 900,000 and 1.2 million barrels per day - that would be a cut of between 2.7 percent and 3.6 percent from October levels. Beyond the planned output cut, Morgan Stanley said that the firm USA -dollar .DXY was the strongest oil price driver. Meanwhile, the Algerian and Venezuelan oil ministers were travelling to Moscow overnight in a final attempt to persuade Russian Federation to take part in cuts ...

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Shoppers Brave the Crowds to Find the Best Deals on Black Friday

Employee Ryan Dembrosky helps a shopper move heavy packages near the front entrance of the store.Cutlines for " Black Friday " pic # 12 Photos by Scott McCloskey Many shoppers made their way to The Highlands Friday. Chain stores like Macy's , Kohl's and Sears opened Thanksgiving evening and had specials through midnight Friday, but most mall stores opened at 9 a.m.

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Oil markets jittery ahead of OPEC meeting later in day

Documents prepared for the meeting propose OPEC cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day from October levels, an OPEC source familiar with the papers said, slightly more than the 1 million bpd the group discussed at a meeting in Algiers in September.


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