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U.S. adds 178K jobs

The jobless rate fell three-tenths to 4.6 per cent, with a solid 178,000 net new positions created, in line with analysts' expectations , the US Labor Department reported today. Average hourly earnings month-on-month: +0.2%. The September job gain was revised upward to 208,000 from 191,000, an increase of 17,000, but the October figure was revised downward to 142,000 from the previous figure of 161,000.

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NSW Government Agrees To Adopt Lockout Law Changes

The final sale of takeaway and home delivery alcohol will also be extended from 10pm to 11pm across NSW. In a statement just released by St Vincent's Hospital it expresses concern at the relaxing of bottle-shop closing times in particular.

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Amazon opens a self-driving styled convenience store - with no checkouts

When you're done shopping, you just walk right out and the total is charged to your Amazon account. Most of your purchases are easy to find and you never have to deal with lines or angry customers. The technology is even able to recognize when an item is returned to the shelf. The store marks Amazon's latest push into groceries, one of the biggest retail categories it has yet to master.

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Nets Can't Decide on Air Force One Contract Numbers, Smear Trump

Trump had tweeted in 2013 that he owned Boeing stock , but a spokesman said he sold all of his stocks in June. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump says the government should cancel Boeing's new Air Force One plane. Next Page: Why the Air Force One project is so expensive, and why it needs to go through . The government has a contract with Boeing to build two or more new planes.

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Biotech Mover: Express Scripts Holding Company's (ESRX) ,Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (BLCM)

In the matter of earnings surprises, it can have a huge impact on a company's stock price. Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Express Scripts Holding during the second quarter valued at approximately $1,525,000.

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Iran: US not powerful enough to undermine nuke deal

However, the U.S. still maintains its own separate set of sanctions , which will expire on December 31 if Obama does not sign the extension into law. "If this extension is implemented and comes into force, it will certainly be a violation of the nuclear deal and they should know that the Islamic Republic of Iran will certainly show reaction", Khamenei said.

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Federal judge halts recount, sealing Trump's Michigan win

President-elect Donald Trump narrowly defeated Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in both states and Wisconsin , which started its recount last week. If the recount is allowed to continue, the remaining countable ballots are in counties where Trump won convincingly, indicating he would still hold the victory.

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AT&T Launching DIRECTV NOW Internet TV Service

That's a pretty good deal for the amount of channels you get for 35$, as comparable packages on other services cost upwards of 40 to 60$ a month. Users can add HBO and Cinemax channels for $5 each per month in addition to their base programming package.

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Michigan GOP elector launches website urging vote for Trump

Nemanich said this effort is really about stopping Donald Trump and that there would likely be unrest if it actually goes through. "A consensus is beginning to form that Governor Kasich would be best positioned to unite America", Democratic Colorado elector Michael Baca said in a statement Monday.

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Lululemon quarterly sales top expectations, shares jump

Having spent years regaining its reputation, Lululemon has recently given investors many signs of hope for steady improvement going forward. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.37 and a beta of 0.42.

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Judge to consider requests to end recount in MI

The board will meet again Thursday morning. The recounts requested by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein were not expected to change enough votes to overturn the result of the election. Trump narrowly defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in both states and Wisconsin , which started its recount last week. The recount officially began on Monday, when Judge Mark Goldsmith of the federal district court in Detroit issued a temporary restraining order against blocking the recount.

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SoftBank's Son tells Trump of plan to invest $50 bil. in US

US -listed shares of SoftBank gained 3 percent to $30.99. However, Trump did say that "Masa said he would never do this had we ( Trump ) not won the election!" Mr Son made the announcement after meeting US President-elect Donald Trump in NY.

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In Jill Stein's Wisconsin recount, Trump picks up votes

If the recount stops, Stein "and every citizen and voter in MI will be left victims of a system for recording and tallying votes that is unreliable, vulnerable and unsecure", Stein lawyer Jessica Clarke wrote. A representative of her recount effort, which was started after Donald Trump won the presidency, cast doubt on election results in Philadelphia. As of Tuesday, Trump had widened his victory margin over Clinton by 146 votes, with 23 of the state's 72 counties having finished their ...

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Obama Defends Record as Commander-in-Chief

So rather than offer false promises - that we can eliminate terrorism by dropping more bombs, or deploying more and more troops or fencing ourselves offer the rest of the world - we have to take a long view of the terrorist threat ... They are calling on President Barack Obama to pardon the group, even though the White House says it is not within his executive authority. For the president who said he was going to end all of the wars the US was actively participating in, how can Obama's ...

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Trump, ex-Vice President Gore meet to discuss climate policy

He added that they had "sincere search for common ground". Gore , who endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for president, said after Trump's election that he hoped to work with the president-elect on climate policy. Gore , who lost the 2000 presidential decision to Republican George W. Hedge, has been given for quite a long time to bringing down carbon emanations rebuked for environmental change.

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India Unexpectedly Keeps Interest Rate Unchanged, Cuts GVA growth

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept its repo rate unchanged at 6.25 per cent in its first monetary policy review after the notes ban, surprising many. Canara Bank MD and CEO Rakesh Sharma said that RBI kept the rates unchanged in view of the expected rate increase by the Federal Reserve this month and also aimed at anchoring inflation.

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Prince Harry's girlfriend show just how smitten she really is

The necklace is from Los Angeles-based designer Maya Brenner and retails for £190 ($240). According to Britain's The Sun newspaper, Harry arrived in Canada on Sunday evening and was seen at Markle's home in Toronto on Monday. Too bad for Harry , this last trip wasn't so secret! Beaming: Prince Harry visits Joshua House Children's Centre. Prince Harry's visit to The Caribbean marks the 35th Anniversary of Independence in Antigua and Barbuda and the 50th Anniversary of ...

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Air Force One: Enraged Trump urges govt to cancel Boeing orders

Trump said today , to $4 billion". He cited "out of control" costs of more than $4 billion in a tweet that ended with "Cancel order!" The US Government has ordered two aircraft from Boeing, which are expected to enter service in 2024.

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Phone and bank stocks push indexes higher; Dow at record

US President-elect Donald Trump has asked the US government to cancel the order with aircraft maker Boeing Co. The small-stock Russell 2000 index gained 0.9% to an all-time high of 1364.51. In economic news, the Bank of Canada announced it was holding its benchmark interest rate at 0.5 per cent, due to an "undiminished" uncertainty in the global economy.

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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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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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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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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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