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Newspaper Disables Comments on Article About Mall of America's First Black Santa

Since then, The Huffington Post reports , he has volunteered as Santa "and it just took off", said Jefferson. " This is a long time coming ", Landon Luther told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. The organizers of the Santa Experience , which offers photo sessions with Santa in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn ., during the holiday season, were hoping to diversify.

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Do you think New Yorkers should pay for Trump's security?

The security includes a New York Police Department detail at the president-elect's home on Fifth Avenue, Trump Tower. De Blasio claimed he would send a letter to President Obama on Monday asking for an increase in federal funds to compensate for security costs starting from November 8 through January, 20, inauguration day.

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Pacers rally to beat Clippers 111-102 for 2nd road win

Paul finished with 18 points and 11 assists, Griffin led the Clippers with 24 points and 16 rebounds, and Crawford scored 14 points off the bench, but the Clippers just didn't have enough on the defensive end to win Sunday. The visitors outscored Los Angeles 35-17 in the third for an 83-69 lead heading into the fourth. Pacers: They narrowly missed a season low in points in the first quarter, saved only by Aaron Brooks making three free throws for 17, one off their season low.

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Woman charged after video showing cat thrown from 3rd floor

The video also captured laughter as Lassiter allegedly threw the cat. The New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has possession of the cat and is assessing its health. Rivera said the cat was found in a housing complex and several other stray cats were also in the area. It's been reported New Jersey Transit Police had previously issued a $10,000 arrest warrant for Lassiter over an alleged assault.

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Roseville Gas Prices Pushing Higher

Last week, crude oil prices reached their highest level since July 2015, AAA said, while wholesale gasoline prices rose 13 cents last week. The lowest average price was about $2.19 per gallon in the Detroit area, while the highest average was about $2.27 per gallon in the Jackson area.

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United States crude futures extend gains on production cut deal

Indonesia, the producer group's only East Asian member, said it would suspend its membership after rejoining only this year as it was not willing to comply with the output cuts sought. Higher oil prices will accelerate the rebound. "However, if prices spike above US$60, then the shale industry will return as a major player to rebalance prices".

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India's Cyrus Mistry defends his position in letter to six Tata firms

Mistry said his four-year chairmanship was "highly satisfying and rewarding", but reiterated the need to fix the "breakdowns" in governance. Tata Trusts is governed by about 20 trustees and chaired by Ratan Tata. "Despite the issues in, and concerns surrounding Air Asia India, the Tata Sons board, at its meeting held on November 17, 2016 (which I had not attended and sought leave of absence), appears to have unanimously approved the full investment of United States dollars 25 million, which ...

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory concedes governor's race

Apparently in the Christmas spirit, North Carolina Republican Gov. North Carolina has lost a string of big investment ventures over Republican Governor Pat McCrory's decision to sign the contentious HB 2 - which voided all local ordinances protecting LGBT rights, banned transgender people from using their preferred bathroom, and permits businesses to discriminate against LGBT people on the grounds of religious belief.

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Now in Bangladesh, Rohingya describe rape, murder in Myanmar

Najib said the rally at a stadium in suburban Kuala Lumpur will send a strong message to Aung San Suu Kyi's government that "enough is enough". Also present at the gathering were Prime Minister Najib Razak and his deputy Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Foreign Minister Anifah Aman, Umno and PAS leaders as well as 20,000 people, including ethnic Rohingyas residing in Malaysia.

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Big Mac creator dies at 98

The man who invented the McDonald's Big Mac burger has died , aged 98. Delligatti became one of McDonald's first franchisees after opening a restaurant in Uniontown, about 40 miles south of Pittsburgh , in 1957. Delligatti first served the oversized burger in 1967 at a McDonald's franchise in Uniontown. The company said it sold 550 million Big Macs in the USA alone in 2007, the last time the company reported that number.

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Trump on recount efforts: 'Just a Stein scam to raise money!'

President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed election recount efforts as a "scam" run by former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. The logistics of a statewide recount are so great, "it's kind of like Eisenhower invading Europe on D-Day", attorney Gary Gordon, representing the Michigan Republican Party, told the judge.

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A Taylor Swift TV Channel Is Coming To A Screen Near You

Customers will be able to enjoy Fullscreen at no charge for one year along with eligible new and existing mobile plans with messaging service. AT&T is offering four separate packages for subscribers to choose from. Two days after its announcement, AT&T's new streaming service DirecTV Now has officially launched on the App Store and Google Play Store as a free download.

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Trump supporter Sarah Palin calls Carrier deal 'crony capitalism'

Others have said Trump is incentivizing other companies to play a game of offshoring chicken. He was insisting on very steep tariffs for companies like Carrier that left the United States and wanted to sell their foreign-made products back in the United States.

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Trump unloads on China in Twitter rant

Last week Mr Trump risked a diplomatic rift with China by speaking directly with Taiwan's president. This move infuriated Beijing because China considers Taiwan a part of "one China" and any formal diplomatic contact with Taipei by foreign nations is considered an affront to China's claim to the island.

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What OPEC's Production Cuts Really Mean

The bellwether shot up almost $6, or 13%, in just two days after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to reduce supply. Analysts said soaring oil prices in the next three to five years would be unlikely considering the current demand and supply situation in the oil market.

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Italian PM Matteo Renzi Resigns After Referendum Defeat

The extent of the political risk facing the European project will become clearer as the fallout from the Italian referendum unfolds, analysts say. "And that would be an ominous development not just for Italy". The minister added: "There is no reason to talk of a euro crisis and there is certainly no reason to conjure one up". Traders had boosted Italian shares in the run-up to the vote, sending its equity benchmark to the best weekly performance among developed markets.

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US unemployment rate falls to 4.6 percent, a 9-year low

According to the reports , The US joblessness rate dropped to nearly 9 year bottom level in November, adding to prospects that US interest rates will surge later this month. Analysts had expected job growth of about 170,000 with the unemployment rate holding steady at 4.9 percent, near a nine-year low. That has combined with expectations of large tax cuts and federal infrastructure spending by the incoming Trump administration, which would fuel more growth as well as inflation, to lead ...

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Iranian President Demands US Sanctions be Allowed to Lapse

The top Iranian nuclear official, Ali Akbar Salehi, who played a leading role in concluding the nuclear deal, said on Friday that the U.S. move was a "blatant violation" of the JCPOA . Iranian officials, led by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, have ratcheted up anti-U.S. rhetoric in response to the continuing sanctions. "In a theatrical move, USA senators extended the unjust ISA law and the sanctions against the great Iranian nation", the statement read, adding that such an act "is ...

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Brexit hearing: Article 50 Supreme Court case over UK's European Union exit begins

A Supreme Court hearing on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union is due to start later Monday as the government seeks to avoid having to secure parliamentary consent on exit negotiations. The judgement prompted fury amongst Brexit supporters who fear that lawmakers, who are overwhelmingly in favour of staying in the European Union, may seek to delay or soften Britain's withdrawal.

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Ulta Salon (ULTA) Is Up Sharply After Q3 Profit Surpassed Expectations

Analysts surveyed by FactSet had forecast $1.37 a share on revenue of $1.11 billion. For the third quarter 2016, net income attributable to First Data was $132 million (or $0.14 per diluted share), which compares to a net loss of $126 million in the prior year period.

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Teens, music makers among California warehouse fire victims

Ray Kelly , spokesman for the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, told reporters. As names of the dead were being announced, friends and family of the missing anxiously awaited news. Records obtained by NBC Bay Area also show the warehouse and surrounding area have been the subject of almost 10 blight complaints over the past decade.

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Is UPS Stock a Top Dividend Stock?

Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of United Parcel Service by 4.1% in the second quarter. (UPS) managed to surpass quarterly earnings per share estimates in 7 of the trailing twelve fiscal quarters, and has a positive trend with an average surprise of 58%.

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Italy Must Hold Snap Elections After Referendum Failure - Lawmaker

Resigning last night, Mr Renzi said: 'I lost and the post that gets eliminated is mine. The turnout was almost 70%, in a vote that was seen as a chance to register discontent with the prime minister who has been in charge for just under three years.

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Obama family lights DC's National Christmas Tree

He had previously attended the White House State Dinner in October as well as visiting in April to discuss the "My Brother's Keeper" initiative. Performers include Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, Kelly Clarkson, Marc Anthony, Yolanda Adams, The Lumineers and James Taylor.

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This is what Victoria's Secret models look like without make-up

This year's Fantasy Bra, valued at $ 3 million , is set with 450 carats of diamonds and emeralds. "So I brought her over to the gym and showed her how to do squats". They showcase models in lingerie with attractive costumes. Women like Ashley Graham and Robyn Lawley have changed all that. The San Francisco-based coach said she suspected that to stay thin before shows many models use juice-based diets.

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Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)

LLC increased its stake in shares of Sirius XM Holdings by 0.8% in the second quarter. Global X Management Co. In the past 52 weeks, the share price moved between $49.06 and $70.36. Sirius XM Holdings's revenue was up 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.03 earnings per share.

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Jill Stein files for recount in MI

Wisconsin Elections Commission Chair Mark Thomsen talks to the media regarding a requested recount of the state's presidential election results following a meeting of the commission in Madison on Monday. "It is concerning that the Stein campaign would position itself to front and fund a recount attempt that only serves the interests of a desperate and defeated Clinton campaign", the complaint reads.

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Rob Gronkowski out for the season

Tom Brady and the Patriots will have to make a Super Bowl run without their biggest offensive threat. Everybody wants Gronk out there every play of every game. Gronkowski, who has battled injuries dating all the way back to his college days at Arizona, hauled in 25 passes this season for 540 yards and three touchdowns.

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Kinder Morgan faces more hurdles after federal OK of Trans Mountain pipeline

Clark said her government is still working with Ottawa on spill response and it wants assurances on jobs and the economic benefits for B.C. While local elected officials in Alberta celebrate the economic prospects of the pipeline, many tribal leaders in the path of the proposed expansion object to the decision.

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Penn State left out of College Football Playoff

Washington, the conference champion, was one of the four teams selected for the national playoff, allowing the Rose Bowl to fill the Huskies' spot with the second-highest ranked team from the Pac-12. "Obviously winning the Big Ten championship and winning a game head-to-head, we felt that gave us a lot of value". Washington whipped Colorado 41-10 in the Pac-12 title game Friday night.

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Euro slides to 20-month low after Italy government's referendum defeat

Other major European stock markets were also trading higher. Much like Brexit, its outcome is feared to cause an economic shockwave, the campaign saw bank stocks sinking and borrowing costs on sovereign debt rising. Beppe Grillo's 5-Star movement, which wants Italy out of the Euro, has called for an election within a week - to pick up on the momentum which saw Matteo Renzi lose the referendum by a margin of nearly 20 points, far bigger than that indicated by the polls.

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Van der Bellen leading in Austria presidential polls

In the first ballot, the FPÖ's Norbert Hofer got 49.65% of votes, while independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen, who is also supported by the Green Party, got 50.53%. If Mr Hofer was elected, he would have been the European Union's first far right head of state. Following the arrival of a record number of migrants a year ago including many fleeing war in Syria, Hofer had also declared that Islam has "no place in Austria", seeing Muslims as a danger to the country's values, traditions ...

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U.S. jobless rate falls to 9-year low, payrolls rise

The unemployment rate fell to levels not seen since August 2007, before a bubble in the US housing market began to burst. In contrast, the goods-producing sector shed 20,600 jobs in November, led by construction, which fell by 14,400 posts.

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Chancellor abolishes Autumn Statement…but introduces Spring Statement

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. Overall, the OBR predicted that potential economic growth over the five-year period would be 2.4 percentage points lower than if the United Kingdom had voted to Remain in the EU.

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United Kingdom may pay for access to single market, says David Davis

But pro-Remain former minister Sir Oliver Letwin welcomed the idea. In the early 1990s the European common market grew into the single market we know today. France and Ireland on Thursday vented their frustration at the British government's slowness in outlining its Brexit plan, saying that they wanted some clarity in the next few weeks.


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