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Samsung To Hike Returns, Review Structure In Latest Elliott Win

The company says it will increase dividends this year by 30%, bringing the annual amount to $3.4 billion. Demand for Samsung's transition to a holding company has lasted for long as complicated cross-shareholdings among subsidiaries of Samsung Group, the country's largest family-run conglomerate, did damage to transparency of corporate governance and hurt shareholders' value.

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Traders keep bets on Fed rate hike later this month

Windsor's unemployment numbers saw a slight increase in November, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada. All eyes were on the November employment report which is to decide FED interest rate in the coming weeks. Rate-setters at the US Federal Reserve are likely to see the data as confirmation of a strengthening economy as they prepare for their next meeting later this month.

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Putin hopes to fix ties with USA, pool anti-terror efforts

In his speech, Putin said Russian Federation wanted to work with the United States, citing global terrorism as a common enemy. Russian Federation is "not seeking conflict with anyone", President Vladimir Putin has said in his annual Kremlin speech to parliament and the nation.

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Trump to leave his business before taking office

On a call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Trump touted his Turkish business partner as "a close friend" and passed on remarks that he is "your great admirer", as The Huffington Post reported last week. "I hope there is going to be an improvement in relations between Washington and Moscow", Mr Brennan said. "If he doesn't sell, he needs to make sure there is no foreign government money coming in there at all", Mr Painter said.

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Trump warns of 'consequences' for companies leaving US

Some workers yelled out "Thank you Mr. Trump" and "Thanks Donald" as he greeted them. Others are entrenched in his organization as close advisers. In addition, retired Marine Gen. Trump also thanked IN for giving him Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate. The five-term lawmaker has joined his Republican colleagues in objecting to Obama's immigration enforcement policies, including those at the border.

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USA shoppers spend less over holiday weekend amid discounting

It is clear weekend shoppers were in the mood to find great deals. Black Friday became the first day in retail history to drive over one billion dollars in mobile revenue at $1.2 billion, a 33 percent growth YoY. From 2:30 a.m on Thanksgiving Day , she was able to bring herself to Home Depot buying gifts for the Christmas season. One store manager likes Black Friday.

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Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) Under Analyst Spotlight

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. JMP Securities upgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from an "underperform" rating to a "market perform" rating in a research report on Friday, November 4th. WARNING: This story was posted by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright law.

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Veterans plan 'human shield' to protect DAPL protesters

Officials said on Wednesday however that they will not actively enforce the order. Demonstrations by protesters have led to more than 500 arrests and millions in law enforcement costs since August. Dalrymple said the order, which he has also issued to communities during floods, is meant to put people on notice that the area is unsafe but does not mean that people will be removed from the camp.

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Black Friday Shoppers Are More Hooked on Discounts Than Ever

The NRF survey confirmed those suspicions: 36.2% of shoppers said all their purchases were on sales, and almost two-thirds said most of what they bought was discounted . A taxi trunk is full of shopping bags on Black Friday. . And although Black Friday is still a big hit for brick-and-mortar deal seekers, shoppers are slowly but increasingly turning online.

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Autumn Statement TL;DR? Here's our at-a-glance guide

There has been a lot of chat about his air of doom and gloom although to be fair to him his main source of reference is the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) report on the facts (as they see them!), and they do look gloomy. It forecasts that economic uncertainty around the UK's negotiations to leave the European Union will constrain business investment, while higher inflation caused by sterling depreciation will put downward pressure on growth in household consumption.

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Animal Fat In £5 Note 'Utterly Unacceptable', Says Hindu Forum Of Britain

The Bank of England's new five pound note has vegans and vegetarians across the United Kingdom mad about money. "Tallow is derived from animal fats (suet) and is a substance that is also widely used in the manufacture of candles and soap".

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Renzi seeks to ease meltdown fears in referendum countdown

Given that, a Reuters poll last week said there might be only a muted response to confirmation of such a result, with investors expected to demand an extra 25 basis points in yield to hold Italian debt over its German equivalent if the reform is rejected, and the euro expected to dip 1.25 percent.

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Southgate warns England players over off-field discipline

Southgate repeated at Wembley yesterday that England players could not drink heavily and perform well, and said that if they chose the former they were risking losing their places. Despite the likes of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and German coach Ralf Rangnick both being linked with the job ( The Daily Telegraph ), Southgate - whose initial contract takes him up until after Euro 2020 - appears to have been the only candidate formally interviewed.

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Change.org Petition To Make Clinton President Is Its Largest Ever

The petition , which now has gathered more signatures than any other previous Change.org movement, was started by social worker Daniel Brezenoff last month and aims to reach 6 million supporters. Mr. Trump is unfit to serve . "His scapegoating of so many Americans, and his impulsivity, bullying, lying, admitted history of sexual assault, and utter lack of experience make him a danger to the Republic".

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US Unemployment Down, Job Growth Unsurprising

The U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November - slightly higher than Wall Street expectations -and the unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent, the lowest in nine years, the Labor Department said on Friday. Since then, the economy has added 15 million jobs and enjoyed its fourth-longest expansion ever. Private employment, which excludes government agencies, rose by 156,000 jobs after a 135,000-job increase the prior month.

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Crude prices hold gains as traders await OPEC cut details

The impact on CNOOC is believed to be the greatest among the three, with the recovery of oil prices improving CNOOC's revenue and operating income, she said . " OPEC has delivered an agreement", said Jason Gammel of US investment bank Jefferies. The latest decision will reduce the production by 1.2 million bpd from January next year.

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Bournemouth have no fear heading into Liverpool clash

But in a national newspaper break out the German tetchily answered questions about Sakho's future. 200 games ago, in October 2012, he joined his boyhood club as a manager in League One and four years and a couple of months later, his side takes on Liverpool in the Premier League knowing that they have a slight buffer of points above the relegation zone.

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Oil tumbles on doubts over OPEC output cut

Brent crude was down 3.21 percent, trading at $46.69 per barrel as of 2:50pm GMT. Oil prices fell early on Tuesday on doubts that producer cartel Opec will be able to hammer out a meaningful output cut during a meeting on Wednesday to rein in a global supply overhang and prop up prices.

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Mall of America Welcomes Its First-Ever Black Santa

Santa Larry Jefferson poses for a photo with Kingston Strong, 2, of Minneapolis at the Santa Experience at Mall of America. "He said, 'Hey, if you want to work in Minnesota, we'll treat you nice, '" Santa Larry told the Washington Post .

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All-party committee recommends proportional voting system, referendum

It's a win for the Tories, who've been gunning for a referendum from the beginning, though they haven't stated a preferred system. The Liberals, who designed and chaired the committee, disagreed with the conclusion of their colleagues and then Maryam Monsef, the minister of democratic institutions, lied about it.

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Southern Rail passengers to be paid compensation for disruptions

While the 1.9 per cent rise will be one of the lowest increases since the railways were privatised, the TUC claims fares have risen at twice the pace of wages since 2010. "Passengers on Southern and Gatwick Express will also be the first in the country to benefit from the introduction of the more generous " delay repay " scheme which, effective from (Sunday) 11 December, will now offer passengers compensation for train delays over 15 minutes rather than the current 30 minutes.

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Unemployment rate tumbles to a 9-year low

Fed Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen and other central bank officials have indicated a small rate hike was coming this month as long as the labor market and broader economy continued to improve. The November job growth was an improvement from October's downwardly revised 142,000 figure. That's the lowest since September of 2007. That's good, but it's not quite good enough to convince the core of the Fed that wages will accelerate if they don't hike rates.

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World's oldest person reveals her secret to longevity

She received a greeting from Italy's president, read by an official, wishing her "serenity and good health", and appeared for a brief live broadcast on state-run television. 29, 2016. A relative told The Daily Telegraph that Morano said , "My word, I'm as old as the hills". A woman considered as the world's oldest living person turned 117 in northwest Italy on Tuesday.

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November payrolls seen strong, to cement rate hike views

The unemployment rate saw a sharper-than-anticipated 4.6% drop from 4.9% in October, reaching the lowest level in nine years. Employment in other major industries, such as mining (that includes oil and gas), manufacturing, wholesale trade, retail trade, transportation and warehousing, information, financial activities, leisure and hospitality, and government, didn't change much in November.

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OPEC seeks to shrink oil stockpiles to revive prices

Without a cut, we would've expected OPEC production to average around 33-34 million barrels a day, which would be well north of the 32.5-million-barrels-a-day ceiling announced yesterday. However, there are also doubts as to what extent Moscow is technically able to implement a production cut. Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, led Nigeria's delegation at the meeting and the negotiation, which saw Nigeria get an exemption from the production cut.

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Things to Cheer for on Championship Weekend

Yes, Michigan lost last week at Ohio State in double overtime and also fell at Iowa on a last-second field goal, losing two of its last three games. 8 team. The Sooners got crushed by Ohio State in Norman. Wisconsin played MI tighter and did it at the Big House. Washington is also a victor here because they now seemingly control their own destiny.

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Oil deal will mean petrol price rises

Alexander Novak, the Russian energy minister, said on Wednesday that Russia was going to look at the cut "but within technical parameters". There are now nearly as many drilling rigs running in the Permian as in the rest of the country combined, including offshore.

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Unemployment drops for black Americans and high school grads

The U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November, and the unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent , according to a much-anticipated report Friday from the Labor Department. "This jobs report paves the way for Fed rate hikes", said Jason Schenker, president of Prestige Economics. That helped lower an alternative gauge of unemployment that includes involuntary part-time workers and discouraged would-be workers, to 9.3 percent, the lowest since 2008.

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US November payrolls seen strong, to cement rate hike views

In the previous week claims increased 18,000. United States nonfarm payrolls increased by 178,000 jobs last month after increasing by 142,000 in October, the Labor Department said on Friday. The figure still remains elevated from average levels in the 2000s. Japan's gross domestic product increased for a second straight month in October, the Japan Center For Economic Research said in a report on Thursday.

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Unemployment Rate Hits Lowest Level Since Financial Crisis

That left job gains for the two-month period 2,000 lower than previously reported. The headline United States unemployment rate came in at 4.6 percent in November, down three-tenths of a percentage point from October and its lowest level since August 2007, the Labor Department said Friday.

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South Korean ruling party urges Park to quit in April

However, since Park's speech, Saenuri Party members, including from the anti-Park faction, have called for negotiations over her possible resignation. Local news agency Yonhap reported that the two liberal camps failed to narrow their differences during afternoon talks, so the plan is to ensure the rebel Saenuri faction fulfills its vow to back an impeachment motion December 9.

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Deputy PM: Government won't change forecast on oil price after OPEC decision

The deal will see output cut by 1.2 million bpd from January 2017. The Saudis had seen this movie before. The Russian government won't change its outlook for oil prices after the decision of OPEC on oil production cut, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told reporters.

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Jim Delligatti, creator of the Big Mac, dies at 98

He helped many employees become franchise owners and was also involved in Pittsburgh-area charities. With its trademark double beef patties, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions and pale orange sauce, Delligatti's creation would gain a special place in McDonaldland lore in the 1970s as "Officer Big Mac ", an anthropomorphic authoritarian entree.

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The jobless rate falls, for all the wrong reasons

Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday . The data release was the final one to come before the Federal Reserve's December 13-14 meeting, where the central bank may announce its first rate increase in a year. The unemployment rate fell to levels not seen since August 2007 , before a bubble in the USA housing market began to burst. Despite job growth, average payout per hour declined by 3 cents to $25.89.

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Putin Calls To Repair Relationship With US

The Russian president said this during his annual state of the nation address on Thursday. Putin said his country does not "want" or "need" any confrontation in the speech at the Kremlin, the state-owned TASS news agency reported. Trump however, has praised Putin's leadership and said he will improve relations with Russian Federation. "President-elect Trump noted to President Putin that he is very much looking forward to having a strong and enduring relationship with Russia and the ...


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