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Playtech Founder Sells 12% Stake For GBP329 Million (ALLISS)

The sale marks the first time Sagi (pictured) has unloaded any Playtech shares since selling £212m worth in 2014. Earlier this month, Playtech handed out the first of its new quarterly awards for online gambling licensees, which are meant to reward companies for promoting Playtech products to their customers.

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EU unveils defense action plan amid Trump criticism

Also at issue, are plans to limit wind and solar energy producers' right to be the first to sell their electricity into the grid for new projects in European Union nations where renewables already make up more than a 15 percent share of the energy mix.

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McDonald's worker fired for allegedly putting mustard in police officer's drink

On Sunday, Kansas Going Blue posted a picture of the tainted drink on its official Facebook page. The officer-who has not been named-said his drink tasted amusing and lifted the lid to find what appeared to be mustard inside. This is extremely unacceptable! "We proudly support police officers and all divisions of first responders at our restaurants across northeast Kansas", he added.

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Lloyds Banking Group PLC 13.4% Potential Upside Indicated by Credit Suisse

In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 58% percent of times. P/E ratio is simply a stock's price divided by its earnings per share (EPS). Following Earnings result, share price were UP 6 times out of last 11 Qtrs. The firm has price volatility of 1.65% for a week and 1.89% for a month.

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Ecuador's President: Cuba to Never Become 'Colony' Having Castro's Exampl

China sent Vice President Li Yuanchao, and on Tuesday in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the Cuban embassy to pay his condolences, saying China had lost a "close commrade and real friend". Students wait in line in front of an image of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro before paying tribute to Castro in Santiago de Cuba, Nov. 28, 2016.

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Ohio Troopers seize 200 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop

In addition to operation C.A.R.E., Troop D also participated in a special operation on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 and Sunday, November 27, 2016, during which troopers worked 12-hour shifts to patrol 20-mile intervals of Interstate 44. Michael Trau, 60, lost control of a Chevrolet Trailblazer, which overturned on northbound USA 45 in Wayne County. Howell County Coroner Tim Cherry pronounced Fargo dead at the scene .

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Camelot confirms illegal access to limited number of National Lottery player accounts

No money has reportedly been taken or deposited into accounts but Camelot comments: "we do believe that this attack may have resulted in some of the personal information that the affected players hold in their online account being accessed".

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Canada's GDP bounces back strong in Q3

Advertisment The economy staged a major recovery in the third quarter of the year, following a rebound in energy exports as the sector recovered from the Fort McMurray wildfires. The economy may grow 1.4 percent this year, he said, and the change in momentum backs "the view that the Bank of Canada isn't going anywhere with policy for a long time".

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Watertown Couple Who Visited Cuba Reacts To Castro's Death

Still, some think that the death of Mr. Castro could pressure the Cuban government to work on improving relations with the United States , according to Thomas Herzfeld, the founder and chairman of an investment firm that bears his name and operates the Cuba fund.

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Pending home sales nudged upward in October

That puts the index 1.8% higher than a year ago. Sales of previously-owned homes rose to the highest (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/existing-home-sales-roar-to-a-near-10-year-high-in-october-as-demand-defies-headwinds-2016-11-22) in almost a decade last month.

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Trump, Romney 'break bread' at Trump Hotel restaurant

Romney isn't exactly steeped in foreign policy experience - I've already made my case for installing him as VA Secretary - but neither are some of the other names that have been floated (second look at John Bolton or Bob Corker, anyone?), plus nobody seriously doubts that he's sufficiently savvy and informed to do a good job.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) Analysts Recommendations and Insider Trading

The stock was sold at an average price of $56.87, for a total value of $1,228,392.00. Sawgrass Asset Management LLC lowered its position in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. If you are accessing this story on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark legislation.

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Amidst Boardroom Manoeuvrings, A Silver Lining For The Tata Group

The Tata Power board meet, held in the city, lasted for almost four hours and none of the independent or executive directors contested Mistry's chairmanship. People aware of the development during the Board meeting shared on Tuesday, " Cyrus Mistry chaired today's Board meeting of Tata Power Limited without any contest".

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Kellogg's pulls ads from Breitbart over company 'values'

Breitbart , which rejects associations with white nationalism and other discredited far-right ideologies, released a statement to the Associated Press that condemned Kellogg's decision. If one of our ads appears on a Breitbart site, it's due to a sale through third-party ad networks or ad exchanges. Further, Breitbart columnist and technology editor Milo Yiannopoulos, in an interview on Channel 4 in the the United Kingdom earlier this month, described the alt-right movement in the ...

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Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN), Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Outlined as the total market value of all unsettled shares of the company, the current market cap for the Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN ) Regional - Midwest Banks is valued at 13624.84. Huntington Bancshares's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 35.90%. If you are reading this story on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA & worldwide copyright & trademark laws.

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Praxair revives $60bn merger talks with Linde

At the market opening, Linde shares rose 4.5% before slipping back slightly. It added that the company's executive board is reviewing the bid, according to WSJ. While the companies see benefits to combining, Linde's internal issues - including corporate governance concerns, a management shakeup and a restructuring plan - may be hurdles, said people familiar with the proposal, who spoke before Linde's announcement and asked not to be named because the matter is private.

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Oil Prices Start to Recover After OPEC Meeting Disagreement

OPEC will reduce production by 1.2 million barrels a day to 32.5 million a day, two delegates said Wednesday during a ministerial meeting in Vienna , asking not to be identified as the decision isn't yet public. said in a note. The move also indicates there isn't much optimism going into the meeting over whether the cartel can reach a deal to limit output. "Perhaps this leading OPEC producer wishes to oblige the other countries to sign up to a production cut rather than simply relying on ...

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Oil market on edge ahead of Opec decision

In a 10-hour meeting, Iran said it might be ready to freeze production at about 200,000 barrels a day above its current output of around 3.975 million bpd, Bloomberg said. Refineries operated at 89.8 percent of capacity, processing 16.3 million barrels of crude, and producing also 5.2 million barrels of distillate. Analysts at Macquarie Capital said they believe OPEC will come to a "last minute" agreement but noted the remaining issues are still the original issues - which countries will ...

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Samsung considering advice to split in two

The company has also pledged to boost its 2016 dividend by 30 per cent compared to past year, bringing the annual dividend to four trillion won; a 36 per cent rise in 2016 dividends per share, to 28,500 per won. 29), at long last, it provided one. The move would, the investors argued, improve corporate governance and unlock shareholder value, with the holding firm becoming the main ownership vehicle (paywall) for the family of Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee.

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US businesses add 216000 jobs, most in 5 months

The Fed has held its key rate steady since raising it in late 2015 for the first time in nine years. The service-providing sector added 228,000 jobs in November. The PayScale Index, which measures the change in wages for employed USA workers, forecasts 1 percent year-over-year wage growth for Q4 2016. Small businesses (49 or fewer employees) added 37,000 new jobs.

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Noteworthy Stocks to Watch for: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) tinted loss of -0.8% (-0.21 points) to US$26.04. Plante Moran Limited Liability Company holds 0.15% or 1,443 shares in its portfolio. Narwhal Cap Mgmt last reported 20,267 shares in the company. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 2 think it is Overweight. UnitedHealth Group's revenue was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

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Petrol price increased, diesel prices reduced

From midnight tonite, petrol will cost Rs 66.10 per litre in the capital state of Delhi, while diesel will cost Rs 52.57 per litre. Informed sources told this scribe that Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) would soon announce the price of high octane blended component (HOBC), which is mainly used in luxury cars.

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Which countries to help Saudis bear oil cut burden?

That is unchanged from the bank's earlier forecast, though it now expects prices to rise earlier in 2017 then fall over the second half as OPEC production resumed growth and US shale producers reacted to prices above $55. ANALYST TAKE: "This is still not a done deal and although numerous countries involved are making the right noises we must not forget how challenging it will be to try to push a production cut deal through, with differing ambitions from the different parties involved".

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Portland camp-in held in solidarity with Standing Rock

A source close to Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II told NBC News that they anxious the order "could put lives at risk" if protesters and activists - who refer to themselves as "water protectors" - were forced to immediately leave the camp in sub-freezing temperatures.

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Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM), Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)

The dividend payout ratio (ttm) amounts to N\A percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.85. 10/04/2016 - Dollar Tree, Inc. was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Cleveland Research. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . The stock was purchased at an average cost of $85.00 per share, for a total transaction of $124,950.00.

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Analysts Ratings on: AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

Finally, Beaufort Securities reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Astrazeneca PLC in a report on Friday, November 11th. Number of analysts are eying on this stock, and after detailed observation, they have given the stock mean target price of $14.75 while their mean recommendation is 2.50 (1=Buy, 5=sell).

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)'s decision to retire security tool is myopic

Barclays PLC reiterated an overweight rating and issued a $65.00 target price (up previously from $60.00) on shares of Microsoft Corp.in a research report on Friday, October 21st. Novare Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corp, a North Carolina-based fund reported 89,790 shares. "( MSFT )" was originally reported by Community Financial News and is the propert of of Community Financial News.

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American Eagle forecasts holiday-quarter profit below estimates

The latest exchange of 5.16 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 986.08K shares. The stock of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) earned "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, August 2. American Eagle Outfitters , Inc.is expected* to report earnings on 11/30/2016 before market open. 5247946 shares were traded on American Eagle Outfitters , Inc.'s last session.

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Deutsche Bank Makes a Big, Bullish Call on Goldman Sachs

Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Goldman Sachs Group by 53.3% in the first quarter. Performance week shows a value of 0.00%, and the Performance for the Month is valued at 18.34%. ConocoPhillips had a negative net margin of 29.45% and a negative return on equity of 10.68%.

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2.5 million dehumidifiers recalled over fire risk

The recall by Gree involves 2.5 million dehumidifiers in varying shapes, sizes and colors under 13 different brands. The recall was first announced in September 2013 , but these units continue to be blamed for fires. To report a unsafe product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired.

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Your Brain On God: Religious Experiences Trigger Brain's Reward System Like Drugs

Millennia-old religious faith and cutting-edge neuroscience seem an unlikely pairing, but by combining the two, researchers have uncovered new information about our brain's response to spiritual experiences. The results showed that powerful spiritual feelings activated nucleus accumbens - a critical brain region for processing reward. According to the scans, peak activity in the brain's reward centre typically occurred 1-3 seconds beforehand.

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Valeant's Talks to Sell Salix Break Down; Shares Drop

The 19 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Valeant Pharmaceuticals have a median target of 23.00, with a high estimate of 55.00 and a low estimate of 9.00. To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. This company was Downgrade by Mizuho on 23-Nov-16 to Underperform. The stock traded with the volume of 8.08 Million shares yesterday.

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Global stocks mixed amid fears over oil, Italy's referendum

The action in Asian stocks was just as guarded with Australia flat, the Nikkei off 0.35 percent and Shanghai ahead by 0.5 percent. Wall Street's four main indexes all hit record highs last week, a feat last achieved in 1999. A rally in metals fizzled on signs China is taking steps to cool a trading frenzy in commodities. - Italian bonds advanced, pushing 10-year yields down 11 basis points to 1.96 percent as demand increased at auctions of 10- and five-year securities.

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Franklin, Chryst split Big Ten coaching honors

MI and Ohio State split the other defensive awards, with Buckeyes defensive lineman Tyquan Lewis taking home the Big Ten's top lineman honor and Wolverines defensive back Jourdan Lewis being named the top secondary cog in the conference. It's a learning experience. Charlton was voted by the coaches and media, Wormley by the coaches, and Glasgow was voted second team by coaches and media.

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North Dakota governor orders emergency evacuation of DAPL protesters

Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) modified its original statement , and after consultation with tribal leaders, issued a new statement saying it has no intention of forcibly removing occupants of the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock. The group filed a class-action lawsuit on Monday, seeking an injunction against the Morton County Sheriff's Department and other police forces who were present on November 20, which the lawyers accuse of using excessive force - and employing "impact ...


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