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'It's a hallmark of corruption': Palin slams Trump's Carrier deal

Rexnord's facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, is about a mile from the Carrier Corporation factory that Trump has made the showcase example of his agenda to preserve and restore domestic manufacturing jobs. "He simply said, 'Take a hard look at it, '" Hayes said. "We are happy that Carrier Corp. has made a decision to retain a portion of the manufacturing jobs that it planned to move from Indianapolis to Mexico beginning in 2017", United Steelworkers, Local Union 1999 said in a letter to ...

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Michigan to face Florida State in Orange Bowl

The Seminoles will take on the Michigan Wolverines in the Capital One Orange Bowl on December 30 in Miami, in a battle of two of college football's more historied programs. Speight threaded the needle with a low throw that was fit perfectly into a tight window in the secondary, and Darboh finished the job by diving down to catch it in traffic to tie the game.

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Connecticut Green Party backs presidential recount efforts in other states

Almost three weeks after the election, the Michigan Board of Canvassers officially certified Donald Trump the victor of the state's 16 Electoral College votes in a 4-0 vote on Monday. It also says that witnesses in the case admitted to having met with "key senior staff members of the Clinton campaign and urging them to request recounts".

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Trudeau announces Indigenous Languages Act at AFN special chiefs assembly

He brought their struggle to the attention of the almost 12 million viewers who tuned in to watch the Hip's final concert that was televised this past summer. In September, Downie released a graphic novel, music album and movie combo, The Secret Path , which tells the story of 12-year-old Ojibway boy, Chanie Wenjack, who died from hunger and exposure trying to escape from a residential school near Kenora, Ont.

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Markets Right Now: Dow, Russell at new highs as stocks gain

In 1.05pm trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.7 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index gained 0.5 percent. The S&P 500 gained 0.3 percent to 2,212.25, narrowly missing a record, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.5 percent to 5,332.61.

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Amazon tests checkout free food store

Instead, customers use the Amazon Go app to shop and all they'll need is an Amazon account, a supported smartphone and the app. No more dealing with long lines, line breakers, just grab what you need and Amazon Go . Why did you build Amazon Go? Your grandchildren may live in a world where there are no lines at the grocery store . Amazon's been experimenting with brick-and-mortar locations since opening its first bookstore in Seattle a year ago.

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Trumps taps retired Marine general John Kelly for DHS

Like the president-elect, Kelly has sounded the alarm about drugs, terrorism and other cross-border threats he sees as emanating from Mexico and Central and South America. Kelly's selection, reported by The New York Times and CBS News , makes him the third high-ranking military officer in the Trump administration to fill a post normally held by a civilian.

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Wrestling executive Linda McMahon to lead Trump's small business administration

Trump praised McMahon for her time as CEO of WWE. She contributed more than $6 million to a Trump-supporting super PAC. McMahon , 68, ran unsuccessfully for a U.S. In 1988 and 1989, WWE's WrestleMania IV and WrestleMania V tournaments were held at Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey. After McMahon's representative lost the fight, Trump shaved McMahon's hair in the ring (there's a video of the event here).

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Higuain ends drought as Juve beats Dinamo 2-0 to win group

The Bianconeri were already qualified for the Round of 16, but needed a victory to be sure of the top spot. Allegri's team selection will be a clear indication of where the Juve coach's priorities now lie. Juventus were flying from kick-off, Mario Mandzukic setting up Miralem Pjanic with a deft flick from a long ball in midfield. Livakovic then fumbled a corner, but Gordon Schildenfeld was on the line to hoof the loose ball clear.

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Donald Trump Slams Another Indiana Company Planning To Move Jobs Overseas

Our followers shared their thoughts on the Carrier deal and whether President-elect Donald Trump will he be able to replicate it nationwide. In September, Trump said he meant to slap a similar 35 percent tariff Ford cars produced in Mexico and sold in the U.S.

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New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:EDU) Valuation According To Analysts

Mobil'nye Telesistemy PAO (ADR) (NYSE: MBT ) shares moved to $8.55 after starting the day at $8.29, on Friday. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 15.15% per annum. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $57.13. Stock's intraday price range hit the peak level of $46.03 and touched the lowest level of $43.68.

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Trump rejects new Air Force One

The U.S. Government Accountability Office estimated the entire program to cost about $3.2 billion from the 2010 through 2020 fiscal years, including $2 billion for research and development. Boeing is the only US company the Air Force says has the ability to build the replacement aircraft - based on a 747-8. Reports state that the new planes ordered by the government would enter into service in year 2024, which means unless Donald Trump does a second term, he will not be able to travel in ...

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Glencore, Qatari fund buy 19.5 per cent in Russia's Rosneft

Russian Federation finalized a deal to privatize 19.5 percent of state-owned oil giant Rosneft, the Kremlin announced Wednesday. The acquisition marks a surprising change in direction for Glencore, which has spent years paring down the mountain of debt it took on to buy miner Xstrata in 2013.

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Chinese Central Bank Absorbs 150 bln Yuan From Market

The yuan fell 1.6 percent in November alone, its worst month since August 2015 when Beijing shocked global markets by devaluing the currency by nearly 2 percent overnight. Trump has promised to name China a currency manipulator on his first day in office in January and to slap 45 percent import tariffs on Chinese goods.

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In Focus: Chesapeake Energy Has Been Divesting Assets since 2014

The Oklahoma City-based company said Monday that it will sell 78,000 acres _ including 250 gas wells _ in the Haynesville Shale to a private company. "With our long-term target of $2 to $3 billion in debt reduction, we will continue to look for opportunities to accelerate value through the sale of additional non-core assets in 2017 and beyond", said Doug Lawler, Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Energy.

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Repealing Obamacare to be first on US Senate agenda in 2017

That's news to Republicans after passing every half-baked wackadoodle idea they could come up with for the past six years with the safety that Obama would veto it. The Urban Institute's study does not factor in any replacement measures . That is expected to put more pressure on policymakers to take new steps to control health care costs.

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Pakistan establishes effective national nuclear security regime

This came in a statement of the State of Qatar at the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Security in Vienna delivered by Dr. Ahmed Hassan Al Hammadi, Secretary-General of the Foreign Ministry and the "Governor of the State of Qatar to the International Atomic Energy Agency", according to Qatar News Agency (QNA).

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Syrian General: Rebels must leave Aleppo or die

Syrian residents fleeing the violence in the eastern rebel-held parts of Aleppo walk past a makeshift barricade made of wreckages of buses as they evacuate from their neighbourhoods through the Bab al-Hadid district after it was seized by the government forces, on December 7, 2016.

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Hundreds of snow geese die in toxic pit mine

Mark Thompson, environmental affairs manager for mining company Montana Resources, told The Associated Press that 90 percent of the birds were chased away from the pit early November 29, preventing a higher death toll. Throughout the history of mining in Butte, pumps were used to dewater the underground mines and, later, the Berkeley Pit. Thompson said federal and state agencies were still confirming the number of dead geese.

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'Cancel order' on new Air Force One

It was not immediately clear what prompted the timing of his complaint. President-elect Donald Trump and SoftBank Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son, right, walk into the lobby to speak to members of the media at Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Dec.

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Trump on victory lap stops at Carrier plant

And because taxes can not be directed at specific companies, any tariffs would have to be broad, and therefore broadly painful. Last Tuesday, Carrier announced it would keep about 1,000 jobs in the U.S. But Indiana Gov. Pence said Trump is living up to his campaign promises . According to the Wall Street Journal, Pence said Thursday that he hadn't been sure if Carrier would reconsider the move to Mexico.

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Demonetization decision not made in haste: RBI

The cost of borrowing will remain unchanged at 6.25% ahead of a possible increase in USA interest rates later this month. While repo rate remains at 6.25%, marginal standing facility (MSF) and bank rate, too, remain unchanged at 6.75% each.

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China urges US to block transit by Taiwan president

Trump fired off two tweets on Sunday blasting China for devaluing its currency, taxing United States imports, and building military installations in the South China Sea. A front-page editorial in the overseas edition of People's Daily , the official organ of the Communist Party of China , denounced Trump for speaking with Taiwanese President, Tsai Ing-wen on December 2, warning that "creating troubles for the China-U.S.

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Fake news rings alarm bells from restaurant to White House

A North Carolina man was arrested in Washington , D.C., Sunday after he walked into a popular pizza shop with an assault rifle intending to investigate an outlandish Internet conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton . No one was injured in the incident. Two firearms were recovered inside the restaurant and an additional weapon was recovered from the suspect's vehicle, police said in a statement on Sunday evening.

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Trump chooses Marine Gen. John Kelly for Homeland Security

General Kelly became the highest-ranking military officer to lose a son or daughter in Iraq or Afghanistan. Trump verbally attacked the Khan family, Pakistani immigrants who lost a son in U.S. Kelly was in line with Trump on keeping "Gitmo" open. The former head of the military's Southern Command, Kelly was responsible for USA military activities and relationships in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul

Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarellah said in a statement that troops had "fully liberated" the al-Elam neighborhood and raised the Iraqi flag over its buildings. It said the army was holed up in the hospital compound and had suffered heavy losses. Hakim Saranbii told The Associated Press. There was no official Iraqi military comment on the fighting but the army officer, whose forces were involved in the clashes, said they had come under multiple attacks by suicide auto bombers in the Wahda district ...

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Angry vegans call for fat-free £5 note

The bank has pledged to work closely with supplier Innovia Films , the company which prints the polymer bills, in order to find "potential solutions". The new plastic £5 note was introduced in September and is more durable than the previous one. Most tallow comes from cattle and sheep. Innovia, which supplies the product to the Bank of England - as well as New Zealand's Reserve Bank - is now working on "potential solutions" to the issue.

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Stock Volume Ramping Up Mid-Session: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)

Finally, analysts shed their light over the IP price targets; maintaining price high target of 62 while at average the price target was 49.79 in contrast with the current price of 51.77. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, June 28. Rio Tinto PLC has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $36.44.

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As logjam continues in Parliament, Advani says why not adjourn sine die

Who is responsible for these deaths? "If there is adequate money in banks, why are people not getting the cash?" Azad said Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia yesterday stated that all the currency that was demonetised was supposed to come back to the formal banking system, implying there was no blackmoney or unaccounted wealth in the economy.

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Donald Trump: Cancel new Air Force One, costs too much

The current planes, however, are getting old. A Boeing spokesperson said: "We are now under contract for 170 million dollars to help determine the capabilities of these complex military aircraft that serve the unique requirements of the president of the United States.

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Air Force None? Trump Threatens To Cancel New Presidential Plane Over Cost

Trump says he wants to cancel Boeing's contract to build a new Air Force One plane because costs are " out of control ". "It's going to be over 4 billion dollars for the Air Force One programme and I think it's ridiculous". Terry Branstad as the new USA ambassador to China. "We look forward to working with the US Air Force on subsequent phases of the programme allowing us to deliver the best planes for the President at the best value for the American taxpayer".

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Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

Donald Trump beat eminent global personalities like Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Hillary Clinton who were in the run for becoming the Person of the year. "Of seeing my oldest in the shirt I bought her in Washington , D.C., that says 'Future President, '" she concluded. "We're going to put it back together".

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Saskatchewan reacts to Standing Rock pipeline decision

Andrew List and Autumn Zemke said the partners in the pipeline development have already said they will continue drilling despite the Corps of Engineers ruling. The Obama administration's decision was a "political action", ETP said in a joint statement on Sunday with its partner Sunoco Logistics Partners.

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Real Madrid eye record 21st international title in Japan

Their matchup on Wednesday will decide the victor of Group F. Dortmund need a win or a draw to hang onto the top spot while Real must win as they trail BVB by two points. Their overall record against Spanish sides is positive too, although they have lost five of their last seven meetings with Iberian clubs, most painfully in each of the last three semi-finals against Atletico, Real Madrid and Barcelona.

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Markets Right Now: US stocks waver as crude oil price slumps

Investors also awaiting European Central Bank meeting on December 8 for insight on how Italy's referendum vote will affect Mario Draghi's quantitative easing program. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.5 percent to close at 18,360.54. Meanwhile, speculation on Trump's more USA -centric policies favored US manufacturers and big factory employers, bolstering the Dow, which tracks big industrial names like General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Boeing (NYSE: BA).


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