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Ohio governor tells electors not to vote for him over Trump

Suprun writes that Trump lacks the necessary foreign policy experience and demeanor and that he owes it to his children not to cast his vote for this man. For the second time in the past five presidential elections, the candidate who won the popular vote did not win the Electoral College . Conway said she and Mook put a plan in place before Election Night on how the concession would go.

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Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc

The company has a market cap of $10.39B and now has 353.52M shares outstanding. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.11/Share Topping the analyst estimate of $-0.2/Share by the difference of $0.09.

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United Kingdom paedophile football coach found unconscious

Crewe Alexandra have bowed to pressure and said they will launch an independent review into how the football club dealt with historical child abuse allegations. Greater Manchester Police later launched an investigation into historical sex abuse in youth football. Operation Hydrant, which oversees the investigation of allegations of historical child sex abuse within institutions or by people of public prominence, is trying to work out the scale of the alleged abuse.

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Petrol, diesel prices likely to touch Rs 80 and Rs 68: Crisil

Brent lost $1.01 Tuesday to settle at $53.93 per barrel, and West Texas Intermediate fell 86 cents to $50.93 per barrel. Oil prices eased early in Asia as crude output rises in virtually every major export region despite plans by OPEC and Russian Federation to cut production, triggering fears that a fuel glut that has dogged markets for over two years might last well into 2017.

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Amazon Go: Grocery shopping with no cash, no lines

Amazon has not yet provided further details about how these technologies work. Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required. Amazon is calling its store's approach " Just Walk Out technology ". When you are ready to purchase, you simply walk out of the store, at which point you'll be charged for the items and sent a receipt. It also stocks milk and bread, along with meal kits, local chocolates and artisan cheese.

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SoftBank CEO Tells Trump He'll Invest $50 Billion in Startups

Shares in SoftBank rose 6.2 percent to close at ¥7,387 on Wednesday in Tokyo. According to CNBC.com, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son met with Trump at Trump Tower on Tuesday afternoon. Financial details about Son's commitment and its timeframe remain unclear. Mr. Son declined to discuss any possible T-Mobile deal. Sprint has struggled since its 2013 acquisition by Softbank .

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Oil min. to attend OPEC, non-OPEC meeting

OPEC agreed last week to slash output by around 1.2 million barrels per day beginning in January in an effort to reduce global oversupply and prop up oil prices. Dated Brent (ICE) for February rose 0.88 percent to United States dollars 54.94/barrel. Russian Federation also reported to produce 11.21mbpd last month, which is its highest rate of production in the last three decades.

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Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals

Trump told ABC last December he might ditch his Boeing 757 in favor of an even bigger plane: Air Force One. President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday, firing off tweets that suggested he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new Air Force One , CNN reported.

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Italian PM to resign after approval of 2017 budget

If the Senate approves the budget as expected, Mr Renzi could be out by Thursday and the president is expected to begin immediate discussions for his replacement. Five-Star campaigned hard for the "No" vote. Grillo himself can't hold office because of a manslaughter conviction arising from an auto accident. Given that Renzi's Democratic Party (PD) is running neck-and-neck in opinion polls with 5-star, which has called for a referendum on Italy's membership of the euro zone, an early ...

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Oakland Warehouse Fire Killed 36 People

An investigation into the cause of the fire - one of the deadliest structure fires in the U.S.in the past decade - continues. The death toll remains at 36 as officials say they have completed about 90 percent of the search through the building.

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Dakota Access Pipeline: Activists celebrate halting of Dakota pipeline

In late December he plans to travel to North Dakota to deliver winter supplies, he said . A person looks out over the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline as the sun rises in Cannon Ball, N.D., Monday, Dec.

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Easygoing Joe Biden remains loose about 2020 White House bid

What the hell, man". Yeah, what the hell man, anyway? But fans were super excited to see him come on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert on December 6 after he made a very cryptic joke the day before to reporters about running for president in 2020.

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Deputy sheriff killed after auto swallowed by sewerage sinkhole

Nishihara's auto was pulled out of water that was about 12 feet deep. The auto then became submerged by rushing water inside the sinkhole, then a second vehicle fell into it. The sinkhole is about 20 feet deep and spans the width of the road, Fox News reported . Nishihara was a reserve deputy for the sheriff's office from 2009 until October, when she transitioned to be a part-time deputy at the county courthouse, according to a sheriff's office statement.

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Air Force One under scrutiny

Trump tweeted early December 6 that costs on the new Air Force One are "out of control" at more than $4 billion. In the tweet, Trump wanted to cancel the order. Trump's singling out a major US company in such an adversarial manner may be unprecedented. "This is a plane that might need to remain airborne for days during a nuclear war", Thompson wrote.

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Islamic State strikes back to slow Iraqi forces in Mosul

The team is heading to a U.S. Navy base located some 70 kilometers (44 miles) south of Mosul , Iraq's second largest city and the extremists' last urban bastion in the country. A US-led coalition has bombed four of the five bridges across the river, aiming to stem a flow of suicide vehicle bombers coming from the west of the city to target the army in the east.

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Sioux leader wants to meet with Trump over pipeline

Last week, North Dakota's governor issued evacuation orders with a Monday deadline that applied to protesters in the Oceti Sakowin camp. "Prayers have been answered", Chief Arvol Looking Horse, Keeper of the White Buffalo Calf Pipe, told the protesters gathered at the camp.

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FA Charges Man City And Chelsea For Late Fracas

Both clubs have until Thursday (8pm local time) to respond to the charge. Fernandinho was also heavily involved in that late fracas and joined Aguero for an early bath after clashing angrily with Cesc Fabregas. Having already served a three-match ban earlier in the season, the Argentina worldwide was dealt a more severe punishment this time around. Pep Guardiola faces his first crisis at Manchester City after they lost at home to Chelsea , with two of his players sent off in a ...

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Victory by Dakota pipeline protesters may be short-lived

Meanwhile, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders- a vocal opponent of the pipeline- voiced his support for the ruling, "I appreciate very much President Obama listening to the Native American people and millions of others who believe this pipeline should not be built".

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'OPEC output cut to encourage sharp production'

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas recently surveyed producers and found that most believe crude must be $55 or higher before drilling picks up significantly, said Michael Plante, an economist for the bank. Research firm IHS Inc. estimates that if crude rises to $55, USA production will instead grow by about 500,000 barrels a day — offsetting almost half of OPEC's stated cut.

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SoftBank CEO announces $50 billion investment in US

Trump and SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son announced the partnership at Trump Tower in New York City on Tuesday. Donald Trump and Son told the world in NY on Tuesday that the Japanese billionaire will create jobs equivalent to three times those at Facebook Inc.

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FLSA overtime rule blocked by federal court

Department of Labor federal overtime pay rule . U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant III ruled that in raising the minimum salary level for exempt workers, the Department "exceeds its delegated authority and ignores Congress's intent such that it supplants the duties test".

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Premier Clark to respond to Kinder Morgan pipeline decision

If the five conditions on any of the projects are met, they can expect support from B.C., say she says. She made the comments a day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the federal cabinet had approved Kinder Morgan Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion .

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UK unions secure commitment from Tata Steel to keep jobs

Under the plan the Indian-owned company - which earlier this year said it was to sell off its United Kingdom steel assets - has committed to two blast furnace steel making for a minimum five years, with no compulsory redundancies over this period.

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Tribal leader tells pipeline foes to leave camp

American Indians say it's a major victory in their push to reroute construction of the pipeline that they say could harm Standing Rock Sioux cultural sites and drinking water supply. Dennis Nuss, a spokesman for petroleum company Phillips 66, which owns a 25 percent stake in the pipeline, expressed confidence the project will be finished early next year.

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Italy senate to vote on budget Wednesday

The constitutional referendum in Italy was a de-facto vote on Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's proposals favorable of further centralization of power in the hands of the European Union institutions, an adviser on worldwide politics of Italian Euroskeptical Lega Nord Party told Sputnik.

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United Kingdom industrial output unexpectedly drops

United Kingdom industrial production is estimated to have contracted by 1.3% in October, compared to analysts' forecasts of +0.2%. Manufacturing production -0.9% vs 0.2% exp m/m. "This means that the dominant services sector will be relied upon once more to ensure that overall GDP growth doesn't slow too much, following the solid 0.5% expansion experienced in Q3", he said.

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Carrier To Keep 1100 Jobs, Indiana Offers $7M In Tax Incentives

Not with Carrier. I made it for everybody else. Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in IN, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant open instead of moving operations to Mexico was only the first of many business victories to come in the US with him as president.

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CEOs of AT&T, Time Warner to sell merger to skeptical Senate

Net neutrality rules, which were adopted past year to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against any online content or service, are not likely to be a priority of a Trump-picked FCC, Stephenson said. He was similarly skeptical about such conditions when Comcast acquired NBC Universal. Comcast made promises not to discriminate against channels competing with its own content, accepted prohibitions on excluding its own services from mobile internet data caps and also pledged ...

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PHSC Plc's (PHSC) Hold Rating Reiterated at Beaufort Securities

This would indicate that the analyst believes there is a potential upside of 33 .3% from today's opening price of 469 GBX. TW has been the subject of several other research reports. Another recent and important Focusrite PLC (LON:TUNE) news was published by Fool.Co.Uk which published an article titled: "3 Stocks I'm Avoiding For 2016: BT Group plc, Balfour Beatty plc And Focusrite PLC" on December 09, 2015.

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Pound rises against euro in wake of Italy referendum result

Committed to change, Renzi promised that if the referendum was defeated he would step down as well. The defeat of proto-fascists in Austria, a country that was the deliberate or unwitting cause of World War I and which also gave birth to Adolf Hitler, is a significant victory for those who believe the time is up for extreme and divisive political ideologies.

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Pranab pays last respects to Jayalalithaa

Besides Patnaik, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also arrive at Chennai today to pay his last respect to the departed soul. Further bodies of leaders like DMK founder and Chief Minister C.N.Annadurai and AIADMK founder M.G. Describing Jayalalithaa as a "charismatic personality", Ansari said her contribution to economic development and deprived sections of the society would long be cherished.

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Electoral College must be thoughtful -- Ingo Bensch

For Suprun's part, he says "I am asked to cast a vote on December 19 for someone who shows daily he is not qualified for the office". A typical response is usually something like “the election is over, and its time to move on.” From Supreme Court appointments to domestic and foreign policy decisions, the “will of the people” hasnt counted.

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Euro slips from three week highs as European Central Bank meeting in focus

Maeno was referring to Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's resignation soon after suffering a resounding defeat on Sunday in a referendum over constitutional reform, leaving the euro zone's third-largest economy in political limbo. "But if there is any sign of tapering, that should boost the euro given that there is still big short positions in the currency", said Junya Tanase, chief currency strategist at JPMorgan Chase Bank.

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Amazon Go: Grocery Shopping Without Checkouts

The e-commerce giant is opening a brick and mortar grocery store free of checkout lines. As we can see from the video this seems a lot easier than the current system where you have to go through a checkout with either a cashier or one of the self checkouts.

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Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi to tender his resignation today

However, the country's President, Sergio Mattarella, has asked him to stay in post until Italy's 2017 budget has been passed by its parliament - something that could happen as early as this week. Today's outcome strengthens the anti-establishment and anti-euro parties such as the Northern League and the Five Star Movement , but again it would not be justified to jump to the conclusion that they will win the next general elections and that they will command an exit.


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