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The Elder Scrolls Online Homestead DLC Coming in February

Homestead is expected to release in February 2017 as a free update for all players of The Elder Scrolls Online on PC, Mac, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Premium, Crowns-only homes will be added in future updates. Decorating items can be crafted by players using their existing trade skills, purchased using Gold from vendors spread throughout Tamriel, or bought on the Crown Store with Crowns.

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Pascal Wehrlein 'ready' for Nico Rosberg seat

Hamilton , all smiles as he patted Rosberg on the back, with their fierce rivalry now one for the history books, jokingly replied that his soon to be former team-mate was "the worst German teacher you could have". But Mercedes-AMG F1 team boss Toto Wolff was still fuming over Hamilton's driving, saying after the race that "anarchy does not work in any team and in any company" and that "undermining a structure in public means you are putting yourself before the team".

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Softbank to invest $50B in US, create 50000 jobs

Softbank and Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund unveiled the new venture in October with the Japanese company saying it would invest US$25 billion, while Saudi Arabia committed US$45 billion. Shares in Softbank rose on the news, climbing 2.5 percent to ¥6,975 (US$61.26) in Tokyo, their highest since August 31. Bringing more jobs to the United States was a key part of Donald Trump's election campaign, and Softbank is the second investment commitment he has obtained since his ...

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United Kingdom house price growth slows as affordability concerns start to mount

In October, the quarterly rate of house price growth had been lower, at 0.1 per cent. Prices had increased by 1.5 per cent in October , which helped drive the annual rate of growth to six per cent, up from 5.2 per cent in the year recorded last month, according to the Halifax house price index.

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Pakistan passenger plane goes missing with about 40 passengers

The national carrier's flight departed from Chitral at 3:30 PM (local time) and disappeared from the air control radar soon after take off, the Express Tribune reported. Jamshed, a singer in one of Pakistan's first major rock bands in the 1990s, abandoned his singing career to join the Tableeghi Jamaat group, which travels across Pakistan and overseas preaching about Islam.

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America supports Trump's Carrier deal

Not with Carrier . I made it for everybody else. I must ask: Is it really worth spending millions of dollars to attract what these know-it-alls consider 50 or 100 "good-paying" jobs while they ignore thousands that will never return? Mr Hayes said he was partly influenced by the belief that the Trump administration would bring in lower taxes and a better regulatory environment.

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Magellan Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:MMP) Projected to Achieve EPS Of $0.94

After $0.37 actual earnings per share reported by Antero Midstream Partners LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.70% negative EPS growth. Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. had a net margin of 38.97% and a return on equity of 38.58%. (NYSE:MMP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 2nd.

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Expedia remains best company to work for, survey shows

Among the leaders were Facebook and Google who ranked second and fourth on the list respectively. In the history of Glassdoor's ranking, Bain is the first company to win the title in three different years (2012, 2014 and now 2017). Glassdoor then uses a "proprietary algorithm" to determine an overall ranking "based on the quantity, quality, and consistency of reviews". While Airbnb remains a very highly rated employer, over the past year some Glassdoor users reported fewer opportunities ...

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New Zealand's Prime Minister Announces His Resignation

Political opponents offered mixed views, with the leaders of the Labour Party and Green Party praising Key for his service to the country. John Key, the prime minister of New Zealand and leader of the National party, has resigned in a decision that has taken the country by surprise.

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Apple blames external damage for flaming China iPhones

It quoted one woman as saying her iPhone 6s Plus exploded in August, shattering the screen and leaving the battery and back of the phone blackened. The Council said that it had received a "sixfold surge" in total complaints against Apple over the past two months.

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Crude oil extends gains, but forecast unchanged

The reduction will take effect in 2017. Following news of the deal, the price for Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices, surged to settle up almost 9 percent. Oil prices are still only at September-October levels - when plans for a cut were first announced - and crude prices are less than half mid-2014 levels, when the oil price began to collapse to its lowest in a generation.

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Low fuel controversy: Six pilots taken off duty

Six pilots of three airlines have been grounded for reporting low fuel after being asked to hover at the airport in Kolkata last week. SpiceJet confirmed the action while IndiGo had issued a statement last week, which they referenced, saying "pilots operating this flight have been made available for any inquiry by the regulator".

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Local e-retailers go big with Cyber Monday deals

Cyber Monday , in which retailers offer promotions exclusively online, is being fed by consumers' insatiable appetite for cool electronics and by traditional retailers like Walmart and Target intent on seeing more of their more sales coming from the Internet.

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How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Tuesday

The Dow Jones rose 0.2% to 19,251.78, while the wider S&P 500 gained 0.3% to 2,204.71, just missing a new record. The Russell 2000 climbed 15 points, or 1.2 percent, to 1,349, putting that index on track for another record high close. The No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier is selling 29 data centers to Equinix for $3.6 billion. Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 2.59-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq , a 3.14-to-1 ratio favored advancers.

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A mixed open for US stocks on Wall Street as energy slumps

The Dow is set to outperform its broader counterpart on an annual basis for the first time since 2011, rallying 10 percent this year, while the S&P 500 has climbed 7.9 percent. The stock was the biggest drag on... Overseas, Asian shares tumbled while European markets were mostly higher. The U.S. rally erased any remaining pessimism following Italy's weekend referendum in which voters defeated proposed constitutional changes, triggering Premier Matteo Renzi's resignation.

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Shoppers at Amazon Go store can just carry out goods

Using artificial intelligence, the app keeps track of everything you take off the shelf and put in your bag. Amazon is calling its store's approach "Just Walk Out technology". The Wall Street Journal is today quoting sources familiar with the matter, who claim that Amazon is also planning to open larger multifunction stores with curbside pickup capability as well as drive-through stores which do not offer in-store shopping options.

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Oil falls from 16-month high as OPEC production keeps on rising

Of course, this move does not necessarily say anything about Saudi Arabia's specific plans to cut production, but it does speak to the nation's desire to maintain its place in the global energy market. According to a recent survey OPEC's oil output has broke through another record high earlier in November , 34.20 million barrels per day from October at 33.80 bpd.

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Australian economy contracts 0.5 percent in September

Inflation remains below most central banks' targets, although headline inflation rates have increased recently. General Mills is cutting as many as 600 jobs globally as it struggles to boost sales, as customers shift to less-processed and sugary foods.

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Analysts expect 25-bps rate cut from Urjit-led MPC

The committee - three officials from the central bank, including Patel, and three independent members appointed by a government panel - voted 6-0 to cut rates at its inaugural meeting in October. In the month, WPI inflation dipped to 3.39% while CPI inflation cooled to 4.20%. "Also, the recent demonetisation will support easing inflation by affecting consumer demand adversely".

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Italy's president asks PM Renzi to delay resignation

Italy's President Sergio Mattarella called on Renzi, 41, to postpone his exit following his crushing referendum defeat until the budget is passed, in a bid to reassure those in Europe anxious about the country's plunge into political uncertainty.

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San Antonio deputy dies after being swallowed by giant sinkhole

Rushing waters trapped the deputy in her own auto, and the sinkhole became a watery grave. Bexar County Sheriff Deputy Dora Linda Nishihara was driving down Quintana Road around 7:30 pm when it suddenly crashed down into a large gaping hole in the middle of the road, according to WOAI of CNN .

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European Union leaders urge for calm after Renzi's loss in Italy referendum

On a visit to Brussels, Italy's Maria Elena Boschi received a show of support from the major political groups in the European Parliament and from the Commission, ahead of the do-or-die referendum in October on constitutional reform. The president wants a new law to follow a Constitutional Court ruling on the legitimacy of the lower house voting law adopted previous year, the source said, which is not due before a January 24 hearing.

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Pence says Flynn Jr. has no role in transition

Pence and Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway both said Sunday that the call came from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen. Asked if Trump would now pick up the phone to call other companies considering shipping jobs overseas, Pence said "the president-elect will make those decisions on a day-by-day basis".

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Amazon debuts its first market, one without checkout lines or cashiers

Now the Amazon Go storefront, which is about 1,800 square feet on 7 Avenue in Seattle , is open to Amazon employees in a beta pilot. It will also offer ready-to-eat meals, fresh snacks and "chef-designed" Amazon Meal Kits, which include ingredients needed to make a meal for two in about 30 minutes.

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Black Friday Has Become Its Own Holiday

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said in addition to Black Friday favorites like televisions and toys, shoppers were looking for drones, virtual reality products and hoverboards. With the lure of steep discounts and the possibility of real deals, many gave up sleep and headed to the Queens Center Mall for Black Friday shopping .

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Lawrence Summers slams Trump's Carrier move

In a series of Twitter comments, Trump said he plans to "substantially reduce" taxes and regulations on businesses. Carrier parent company United Technologies , for example, went forward with its plans to shift 1,300 jobs to Mexico even as it struck the deal to keep the 800 IN factory workers' jobs at home.

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Trump says he will get out of business to focus on presidency

But what could possibly be in those documents that would put to rest the myriad concerns about conflicts of interest marring his administration? Trump said during the campaign he would likely transfer operations of his company to his children, but experts say that wouldn't do much to insulate him.

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Amazon Just Introduced the Grocery Store of the Future

If you decide you don't want to purchase a product after all, you can put it back on the shelf and the app's virtual shopping cart will update itself. Does that mean Amazon will be watching every single step you take from the second you walk into their 1,800-square foot store? Talking to CNBC , Trip Chowdhry, analyst at Global Equities Research, said that he does not see Amazon's new stores as a game changer.

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Deputy dies when sinkhole swallows vehicle in San Antonio

Nishihara's body was found inside the submerged vehicle. Authorities say two passers-by rescued a driver after another vehicle went into the sinkhole Sunday night. Both of the cars are still in the hole, with one of them being more than 90 percent under water. "Somehow a pipe got separated", said SAWS COO and Senior Vice President Steve Clouse, and the heavy downpours over the weekend infiltrated the pipe.

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Michigan Court of Appeals to hear AG, Trump cases for stopping recount

The filing costs for recounts vary by state, with the cost in Wisconsin a little more than a million, half a million in Pennsylvania and $600,000 in MI. On that same day Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a lawsuit arguing Stein, who received less than 2 percent of the vote in Michigan , was not a aggrieved candidate and thus could not request a recount.

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US judge to hear arguments in Pennsylvania election recount

The ruling, however, did not address whether the recount was legal, just eliminated a delay in starting it. The board's staff and staff from the Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garrett's Office were also providing assistance. The state Court of Appeals ruling found that based on the accepted definition of who is eligible for a recount request, Stein is not an "aggrieved" candidate, as Stein attorney Mark Brewer had argued.

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Trump meets former US vice president Al Gore over climate change

Former VP Al Gore's comments about his meetings with Trump and Ivanka. "I had a lengthy and very productive session with the president-elect", Gore told the White House press pool . Just before the election, rumors briefly swirled that Gore might advise Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton if she were president. He also met with Ivanka Trump , and said in an MSNBC interview Monday night that she appears to be committed to the climate.

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1st Cuban Migrants Land in Florida Since Castro's Death

When she learned of his death on November 25, Aguilera said she felt "elated". HAVANA (AP ) — Music is playing in the streets again. A song titled "Riding with Fidel" by the popular singer Raul Torres constantly plays on television and the radio.

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Amazon Go is a better attempt on Google's vision for local shopping

Explaining the technology behind Amazon Go , the retailer credited a combination of "computer vision", "deep learning algorithms", and "sensor fusion much like you'd find in self-driving cards". Then, super smart technology tracks which items each customer takes off the shelves. Amazon on its official Amazon Go website wrote about the store, "Four years ago we asked ourselves: what if we could create a shopping experience with no lines and no checkout?" Rather than paying cash, the ...

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Judge refuses to delay Dylann Roof's trial

A SC judge declared a mistrial Monday after jurors said they couldn't reach a unanimous decision in the case of a white former police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man, Walter Scott. The shooting came less than a year after the deaths of Eric Garner on Staten Island and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., in police custody. Like so many others in our community, I'm deeply disappointed by the jury's inability to reach a unanimous verdict in the trial of former North ...


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