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Petition to make Clinton president largest in Change.org history

He ranks 46th out of 58 presidential elections in USA history. This system renders the votes of people living in more populous states less valuable than those of people living in less populous states. Reasoning behind installing the Electoral College was due to the lack of fast communication that made it almost impossible for average citizens to know enough about the candidates to make an informed decision, Cohen contends.

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US Jobless Rate Falls To Nine-Year Low, Payrolls Rise

The jobs report says the US added 178,000 new jobs in November, which is about what economists had expected. Compared with November 2015, Canada gained 183,200 jobs overall - but full-time work fell by 30,500 positions, while part-time jobs piled up an additional 213,700 jobs.

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Cyber Monday breaks sales records with 12% increase from a year ago

Total online retail sales in the United States surpassed $5 billion for the first time, with mobile accounting for $1.2 billion of that figure. One of the tracking company said that the online driving sales during the Black Friday were high compared to last year's sales.

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Judge Allows Recount to Continue in Wisconsin

Lawsuits were pending in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin , three "Rust Belt" states which bucked their history of supporting Democrats and gave Mr Trump thin wins in the Nov 8 election. The Wisconsin recount is already underway . Stein requested the recount which began on Thursday and had to be done by December 13. Michigan's Attorney General Bill Schuette said in a lawsuit that Stein's "dilatory and frivolous" recount would cost the public millions of dollars and could result ...

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CNN Producer Caught Joking About Trump Plane Crash, Network Apologizes

While CNN was gathered at the Carrier plant in IN yesterday, waiting for President-elect Donald Trump to arrive to give a speech regarding the deal that kept roughly a thousand jobs in the USA, the crew chose to joke around about a pretty grizzly topic.

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Berkeley says demand down 20 percent after tax hike, Brexit

The firm said reservations, when a buyer pays to take a home off the market, had been down 20 per cent for several months. Berkeley said it is proposing to introduce "flexibility" into its model with payments to be made through a combination of buy-backs and dividends, as opposed to just dividends.

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Richard Sherman suggests Cam Newton provoked bad karma

In this game, Wilson wasn't the field general we've come to expect. But to be fair, his offensive line has been beaten up all year and a major problem. "I wanted to honor him, knowing all he did to get me to where I am today". Which makes it a sort of zemblanitous-the opposite of serendipitous-overlap that Gilliam loses his role this week, with the Panthers dropping into town with their own set of dominoes crashing around them.

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Chinese president mourns Fidel Castro

During his campaign, Trump derided President Barack Obama 's new Cuba policy as "weak", and said he would pursue a "better deal" that benefits Washington. "Any person that dies, it's sad enough", Castro said. After 10 years of leadership by Raul Castro, a relatively camera-shy and low-key successor, Cuba has found itself riveted once again by the words and images of the man who dominated the lives of generations.

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After saving some Carrier jobs, Trump turns to Rexnord

The remarks came at a factory of air-conditioning company Carrier in Indianapolis, where Trump said he had brokered a deal to keep 1,100 jobs from being outsourced to Mexico. He said something to the effect, 'No, we're not leaving, because Donald Trump promised us that we're not leaving, ' " Trump said Thursday. "Today's announcement is possible because the incoming Trump-Pence administration has emphasized to us its commitment to support the business community and create an improved, ...

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Daily Ratings & News for Archer Daniels Midland Co

For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 9 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $0.84 per share. The company has an Average Rating of 2.18 based on analysts tracked by Thomson Reuters. The market cap of 24874.54 for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company in today's market indicated its current strength, making the company's shares a lucrative one.

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Olympic body loans former Ireland boss Pat Hickey money to meet bail

Mr Hickey's lawyers are now waiting for the money to pass through banking compliance systems so that it may subsequently be lodged to the courts. Pat Hickey's legal team in Brazil has received the €410,000 loan organised by a Kuwaiti politician so that he can make bail.

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Engineer in NYC train derailment that killed 4 sues railroad

The suit also states that Rockefeller sustained several "permanently disabling injuries" including a torn labrum on his left shoulder, compression to his left acromioclavicular joint and post-traumatic stress disorder. Rockefeller, in the Manhattan Federal Court lawsuit, cited "the negligence of Metro-North, its agents. and employees" in the fatal crash. The speed limit on the turn was 30 miles per hour.

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Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) Price Target At $14.946

The stock established a negative trend of -0.91% in last week and indicated rise of 10.18% in previous month. Higher EPS forecast that can be expected in this Fiscal Year is noted at $ and a lower EPS estimate is calculated at $. Airain Limited has 191,828 shares for 0.11% of their USA portfolio. Afam Cap Incorporated holds 247,694 shares or 0.39% of its portfolio. Marvell Technology Group Ltd .

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Toll collection to resume across national highways in India

Post demonetization of currency notes of 500/- and 1000/-, Government has suspended the user fee collection on National Highways w.e.f. 09th November, 2016 (17:30 hrs.) to 2ndDecember, 2016 (midnight). Moreover, not just shortage of change but many motorists were seen wanting to pay the toll with larger bills in a bid to exchange them for notes of lower denomination.

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SL Green Realty Corp. (SLG) Stake Lowered by Macquarie Group Ltd.

Analyst's mean target price for NG is $4.14 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.00. Now the stock earned BUY from 4 analysts. The sell-side target prices range from $26 to $31. Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) REIT - Retail has a Current Ratio of *TBA with a Quick Ratio value of *TBA. SL Green Realty Corp.'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 98.97%.

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Oil prices slide as investors assess what OPEC oil deal can deliver

The game of market share further intensified when Saudi said it would not cut production if Iran and Iraq did not, and that OPEC need not cut production to stabilise prices . Price developments in crude futures over the coming days should provide evidence of the extent of the market's optimism for the deal. Traditionally, disgruntled young people could previously be bought off by being showered with government largesse, but that is harder with oil prices at $50 (£39) per barrel than $100 ...

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Greene King plc (GNK) Given Buy Rating at Beaufort Securities

Greene King plc has a 1-year low of GBX 671.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 985.00. The consensus target price is 963.85GBX with 3 brokers rating the stock a strong buy, 6 brokers rating the stock a buy, 4 brokers rating the stock a hold, 1 broker rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 brokers rating the stock a sell.

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Dave Zweifel: Good luck on health care, Republicans

Price authored a bill that seeks to replace the Affordable Care Act that was enacted in 2010, according to a report by Robert Pear for the New York Times . But there are questions about what this will do to the individual insurance market in the meantime. Republican lawmakers have complained - along with some in the health care industry - that the law under the Obama administration gave too much authority to the head of HHS to create and expand projects.

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Trump Names Former CENTCOM Gen. James Mattis Defense Secretary

He led Marines into Iraq in 2003 and relieved an officer for not being aggressive enough, an unprecedented move, according to NPR's Tom Bowman. I think you want to send a message that says something like, 'If you don't stop within 48 hours, I may have to turn the matter over to Mad Dog.' Translated afterwards into Persian.

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'Star Wars': Lucasfilm Chief Previews 'Rogue One' and Han Solo Spinoff

Following the relaunching of Star Wars a year ago with The Force Awakens , Rogue One explores new character stories and sets up films that span beyond Episode IX . Moreover, they've been teasing what appears to be a movie with a grittier tone compared to what we've seen in previous films. The Star Wars universe will expand in an unprecedented way when Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits theaters next month.

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Momentum Financial Stock: JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s (JPM)

Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 26.05% since April 28, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $280.25 bln. Perkins Coie Trust Co boosted its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co.by 10.2% in the second quarter. The median estimate represents a -2.96% increase from the last price.

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Production cut: OPEC to meet non-OPEC producers in Moscow

The 14 members of OPEC agreed to lower its monthly output by 1.2 million barrels per day to 32.5 million from January 1. Garcia said oil prices will need to stay above $50 per barrel to have any real impact on drilling activity. Nevertheless, the agreement helps ease some of the supply-side pressures holding oil prices back. XOP, the SPDR S&P Oil and Gas Exploration and Production ETF, saw record inflows exceeding $1 billion on Thursday, more than double its previous high.

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Financial Stock Highlights: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce's (CM)

He said CIBC expects to close its US$3.8 billion acquisition of Chicago-based PrivateBancorp Inc.in the first quarter. Finally, Naples Global Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce by 4.1% in the second quarter.

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Brokers Ratings on: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR)

The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 64.65 Billion. Shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras ( NYSE:PBR ) traded down 3.41% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $9.90. The dividend yield for the company is hovering around *TBA while the pay out ratio is now at *TBA. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $11.82 on the company shares.

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OPEC cuts will have a muted effect on consumer

Investors are betting OPEC's decision to stop flooding the world with oil will ease the supply glut that caused prices to collapse in the first place. Prices plunged from more than $100 a barrel in the summer of 2014 to as low as $26 a barrel in February. Higher prices, however, are likely to cause more U.S.

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Marc Anthony wants Jennifer Lopez back

A source exclusively revealed to Us Weekly that Anthony "is trying to get back together with her", especially now that she is single again. However, a report has now debunked the reunion rumours and said that the former couple are not looking to get back together.

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Dow surpasses 19000 for first time

The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 notched a third straight record close on Wednesday, helped by gains in industrial stocks, while the Nasdaq lagged behind in trading ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. For the second straight day, all four major USA stock indexes touched new high territory. Traders have also boosted bets for tighter monetary policy since the vote, on speculation Trump's policies will lead to higher inflation.

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United Kingdom ramps up borrowing forecasts, sees slower growth due to Brexit

Chancellor Philip Hammond said he is committed to closing the gap between London and rest of the country in his Autumn Statement today. Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, also said the United Kingdom government would need to borrow billion of pounds more over the next five years to invest in infrastructure in order to offset the negative results of the Brexit vote.

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Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn ascends throne as Thailand's new monarch

We look forward to building on an enduring friendship that began in 1818 with the first contact between the court of King Rama II and President James Monroe. The government has declared a full year of mourning for the late King and the people of Thailand have been paying their respects at the Grand Palace in Bangkok .

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Constitutional compulsion to roll out GST from Sep next: FM

Mamata Banerjee and her continuous oppose to the centre's demonetization move is turning uglier and uglier with every passing day. "Rates will now hopefully at some stage come down". In a letter written to Jaitley, All-India Bank Employees Association and All-India Bank Officers Association has said that RRI should take immediate steps to supply adequate cash to all banks and daily announce the details of the notes it supplies.

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Meat free £5 note: Not suitable for vegetarians

A row broke out after the United Kingdom bank confirmed on Monday the note contains traces of tallow, a substance made from animal fat. It said that the amount of animal fat used is "extremely small" and that it was used in an early stage of the production process of polymer pellets.

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Obama Not Sending Presidential Delegation to Castro's Memorial Service

Sending Rhodes and DeLaurentis to the funeral reflects the United States' ongoing human rights concerns balanced against the administration's desire to build "an ongoing future relationship with the Cuban people", Earnest said . Earnest said the White House will send Jeffrey DeLaurentis, Obama's nominee to become the US ambassador to Cuba, and Obama's Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes to the island nation.

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CEO quits National Stock Exchange weeks before planned IPO

However, the decision is yet to be finalised, but according to the sources, she resigned due to series of exchange over differences with the board. The NSE's plans to go public began gathering steam after Ashok Chawla, former chairman of the Competition Commission of India (CCI), took charge of the NSE board.

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Trump's Wealthy Appointments Contrast With Populist Campaign Tone

As with his other Cabinet choices, the selection elevates one of Trump's early supporters to a plum government role. Among his duties Mnuchin will also be tasked with raising government borrowing to fund the incoming administration's $1tn (£800bn, €945bn) infrastructure plan, slashing post-crisis financial regulations and renegotiating global trade deals Trump has slated for hampering U.S.

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Last Christmas tree lighting for Obama

Choose carefully for a tree that will stay lovely and safe through the holidays, said Sharon Yiesla, plant knowledge specialist in the Plant Clinic at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle. You want to be sure the trunk of your tree will fit in it, and that it's big enough to keep your tree upright. Make a clean cut . Although you will have to clean up lots of needles that fall from the tree.


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