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Vegan petition calls on Bank to remove animal fat from new fivers

New Zealand's banknotes are made with the same polymer as the English five pound note, which has been revealed to contain animal fat . The notes were "unacceptable to millions of vegans, vegetarians, Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and others in the U.K", reads the petition started by Doug Maw.

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Donald Trump says Chuck Schumer is 'far smarter' than Harry Reid

As Obama's presidency nears its final days, he has undoubtedly been reminded that he is walking away from a Democratic Party that lost control of the House, Senate, White House, and majority of gubernatorial seats - all occurring under his leadership.

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Manmohan opposes demonetisation drive, calls it 'organised loot'

Pointing out the extent of hardship which demonetisation has caused the common man and small businesses, and the likely hit of 2 percent on GDP, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said this has been coupled with "monumental" mismanagement in implementation.

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Autumn Statement: UK's Hammond reveals the bill for Brexit

Hammond confirmed that the overall budget would not be balanced until during the term of the next parliament. Secondly, the government must get net debt falling by the end of this parliament; and lastly, it must keep welfare spending below a limit, set by the government and monitored by the OBR.

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Best stocks of the day: Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL)

Several brokerages recently commented on HRL. Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , in trading on Thursday, shares of Hormel Foods Corp . The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2016/12/03/hormel-foods-corp-hrl-receives-new-coverage-from-analysts-at-keycorp.html.

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2000 veterans plan to protect Dakota Access pipeline protesters

Veterans Stand for Standing Rock , a contingent of more than 2,000 USA military veterans, intends to go to North Dakota by this weekend and form a human wall in front of police, protest organizers said on a Facebook page . It's part of a plan by the state government to try to force out the activists now camping out on federal land. While the number of law enforcement agencies aiding Morton County decreased since the violent October 27 raid, Archambault II has observed the use of force ...

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Two Americans found dead on a cruise ship in Puerto Rico

The DOJ said this is its largest fine "involving deliberate vessel pollution". Investigators who reviewed the ship later determined that the crew had used an illegal bypass system, dubbed a "magic pipe", to discharge the oily waste water generated by shop machinery.

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Kanye West handcuffed to gurney in psychiatric meltdown?

Since then, People reports that while Kim has been "amazing" and extremely supportive of her husband in his time of need, but reportedly, things aren't as flawless as they seem - and the two have been been going through some marriage troubles since the Paris robbery .

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Thanksgiving Weekend Shoppers Cut Spending Amid 'Incredible Deals'

About 74 percent of purchases over the weekend were gifts, according to the NRF. Average spending per person over Thanksgiving weekend added up to $289.19, a dip of about $10 from $299.60 previous year. Black Friday weekend is followed by Cyber Monday, a push for e-commerce shoppers. Brick-and-mortar chains have become more aggressive in chasing online customers.

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39 arrested in Detroit as part of nationwide protest for wage increases

Workers across the country are walking off the job and onto picket lines today to fight for a 15-dollar minimum wage. Some now make $10.50 an hour, which is the minimum wage in Chicago . Kisha Rivera, who works as a cabin cleaner at O'Hare, said she has coworkers who sleep in the airport because they can't afford apartments. Opponents of the minimum wage increase say it would hurt businesses - and still others say fast food jobs were never meant to be permanent jobs, instead a way for ...

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Trump takes on another Mexico-bound Indiana manufacturer

On the stump, Trump espoused an aggressively protectionist stance toward global trade, and his skepticism of the benefits of globalization resonated with many middle-class voters that bore the brunt of its downside. But who would you rather have making a decision about where to make furnaces or cars? Despite being rumoured to be under consideration for a role on Trump's team as secretary for veterans' affairs, Palin appeared comfortable criticising the president-elect's deal.

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Part-time work helped Canada add 10700 jobs last month

The US unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low of 4.6 per cent in November, as employers added another 178,000 jobs, making it nearly certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month. But that deal affected roughly 1,000 jobs, not even rounding error in an economy that creates and destroys millions of jobs every month . Average hourly earnings fell three cents, or 0.1 per cent, after rising 0.4 per cent in October and gaining 0.3 per cent in September.

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Payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate at nine-year low

Calgary's unemployment rate is up again. For yet another month, British Columbia has recorded the lowest unemployment rate in the country. Recent veterans didn't do so well. "If those people were still looking for jobs we'd have a substantial amount of unemployment", Florida State University professor Randall Holcombe told InsideSources.

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Michigan board deadlocks, removes recount hurdle

No voter in America should be forced to pay thousands of dollars to know if her or his vote was counted. "To me it seems like a recount is the most valuable if you think it's close, and you want to challenge it to make sure that all the votes that were legitimate or legal are cast".

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Low gas prices expected to spur Thanksgiving travel

Gas prices in Nashville have averaged around $2 a gallon - which is exactly what consumers were paying a year ago. This year's increase in Thanksgiving travel is spurred by improvements in the economy during the second half of the year, including rising wages, increased consumer spending and overall strength in consumer confidence.

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Austria presidential election re-run 'too close to call'

Trump's election in the U.S.is a "wake-up call" for Austria and its European neighbors, calling for European countries to band together - and suggesting Austria could help trigger far-right victories elsewhere if voters don't reject Hofer.

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Cuba begins Fidel Castro's private burial

Those in attendance included Castro's wife, Dalia Soto del Valle, other members of his family and presidents Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela and Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua, among others. Thousands of people welcomed the leader's remains to shouts of "Fidel!" The wooden urn with the ashes arrived Saturday to Santiago de Cuba at the end of a of a 4-day, 600-mile journey from Havana, in several stages, during which it passed through towns and cities on a platform attached to a military jeep.

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Labor Force Shrinks Despite Improved Unemployment Rate

In a September speech at Howard University, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer also estimated that America's aging population is predominantly behind the downward trend, and noted a specific demographic that's faring the worst in terms of labor participation: working-age men without a high school diploma.

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Texas judge blocks new federal overtime rules set to begin December 1

Tuesday's ruling arose from a case filed by a coalition of 21 states that argued the administration had exceeded its statutory authority in raising the overtime salary limit so significantly. A nationwide preliminary injunction was granted Tuesday that prevents the Department of Labor from implementing changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Crude Oil Fell on November 22 amid Fresh Doubts over OPEC Deal

Brent for January settlement was unchanged at $49.12 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, a $1.15 premium to WTI. It said at the end of September it aimed to cut production to between 32.5 million and 33 million barrels per day compared with its recent record output of around 33.8 million bpd.While a ceiling for overall OPEC production may be agreed by November 30, it is unclear whether clear quotas per member state would be set.

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Innovia working on "potential solutions" to five-pound notes

The freaky dispute began earlier this week when it emerged that the new £5 notes would be made using tallow, a substance produced from animal fat, The Telegraph reports. The Bank of England's new five pound note has vegans and vegetarians across the United Kingdom mad about money. Beef is traditionally involved in the production of tallow, the animal fat involved in the polymer notes.

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Little effect expected in OPEC cuts

In another reflection of new-found discipline within the cartel, Al-Sada said Indonesia's membership had been suspended after it refused to accept its share of proposed output cuts, reducing the number of OPEC countries to 13. Will Russia deliver on its 300,000 barrel a day cut, half of the total non-OPEC supply cut? "Firstly, it is questionable whether both Opec and non-Opec members involved in the agreement will actually follow through with their own production cap and, even if they do, ...

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Trump supporters try to block vote recount

It was filed by the Great America PAC , the Stop Hillary PAC and a voter in Wisconsin , Ronald R. Johnson. The case also had threatened Pennsylvania's ability to certify its presidential electors by the December 13 federal deadline, Republican lawyers argued.

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Train crash in India leaves over 140 dead

Some sources said the number of passengers aboard the train Sunday was considerably higher. "There are many relatives who have come with enquiries for relatives who were not authorised to travel on the train". "The death toll of the Indore-Patna Express has gone up to 146", North Central Railways spokesperson Vijay Kumar told IANS . Several other major train crashes have claimed hundreds of lives each since then.

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UCLA basketball upsets No. 1 Kentucky

The Bruins went to Kentucky and walked out with a 97-92 victory over the No. 1 team in the country. We talk about, 'Don't go in and jab around the ring to see if you belong. In March, a plane flew a banner over campus imploring the school to fire coach Steve Alford . I wasn't hitting the whole game, but in the big moments I'm going to come through.

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Workouts Victoria's Secret Angels Do To Sculpt Their Bods

This holiday season, the bar was raised as Victoria's Secret unveiled the highly anticipated 2016 Bright Night Fantasy Bra which is valued at $3 million. The Victoria's Secret Angel showed off her wonderful figure in the emerald green lingerie set, which was adorned with 9000 gemstones, following in the footsteps of Lily Aldridge , 31, who wore the Fantasy Bra at the show in 2015.

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Noteworthy Stocks to Watch for: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT)

Stock market analysts watching The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) have recently changed their ratings on the stock. FBR & Co reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $48.00 price objective on shares of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.in a research note on Thursday, September 22nd.

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Eddie Jones has eyes set on World Cup glory for England

Aside from that, England will be looking to get the ball out wide quickly as they have done so well this series.With Wilkinson having played a large portion of his career with players of the quality of Mike Catt and Will Greewood on his outside, the similiarities between the current England 10,12 and 13 of Ford, Farrell and Jonathan Joseph is almost uncanny."Everyone knows the game goes for 80 minutes so you have to play both halves as best you can", said Australia coach Michael ...

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III Post-Earnings Move Could Be Driven By Short Squeeze

GIII EPS growth this year is -1.10%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 6.7% compared to the same quarter past year. 10/04/2016 - G-III Apparel Group, LTD. US Bancorp DE now owns 43,573 shares of the company's stock worth $1,991,000 after buying an additional 28,574 shares during the last quarter. More notable recent G-III Apparel Group, Ltd.

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Today, Rotork plc (ROR) Rating Reiterate by JPMorgan Chase & Co

On Thursday Barclays Capital reiterated its target for shares of Anglo American PLC as "Equal weight" recommending a target price of 975 for investors; potentially meaning there is a decrease of -21.21% from Anglo American PLC's share price of 1237.5.

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Donald Trump Challenges Rexnord for Moving Jobs to Mexico

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers blasted Donald Trump's deal with United Technologies Corp.to keep factory jobs in Indianapolis, labeling the president-elect's intervention as a risky shift away from American capitalism. Palin's criticism of Trump is somewhat surprising, in light of Trump's express promise to cut deals like this, and who has made it clear that his populist positions aren't aligned with traditional conservatism and indeed are oftentimes hostile to it.

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Opponent Profile: Jets Looking To End Three-Game Skid Vs Colts

These teams last played in 2015, when the Jets beat the Colts , 20-7, on Monday Night Football in Indianapolis . Luck and Geathers missed the team's Thanksgiving game against the Pittsburgh Steelers after suffering concussions against the Tennessee Titans on November 20.

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Bank of England moves to make £5 note vegetarian

Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney tests a new polymer five pound note, by dipping it in a tray of food, as he buys lunch at Whitecross Street Market, to promote the launch of the new banknote , in London, on September 13, 2016. On Twitter vegetarians and vegans have said it's "not cool" and "disgusting". The new £5 banknote - featuring Queen Elizabeth II and former Prime Minister Winston Churchill - was unveiled in June.

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Hundreds of Chicago Workers Walk Off Job in Fight for $15

The Chicago Department of Aviation says it expects no disruptions in service from the protests. Franchisees, who own most USA fast-food restaurants, set wages for their employees. "They've gone back to a pre-1935 framework of not seeking formal recognition, not seeking a contract, but seeking a short-term objective which is, in this case, higher wages", he said.

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Many voters blinded by Electoral College myths

The petition is now the largest in the history of the website , according to the the Daily Dot. This disparity between the Electoral College and the popular vote, combined with a series of troubling conflicts of interest for Donald Trump, has many calling on electors to go against Trump and pick someone else instead .


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