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UK Supreme Court hears landmark challenge to Brexit

In a reflection of the constitutional importance of the case - which hinges on the balance of power between Parliament and the executive - all 11 Supreme Court judges will hear the appeal, the first time the full court has sat since it was founded in 2009.

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Tribes suing over pipeline willing to put claims on hold

Kevin Cramer (R-ND). The permission for easement of the project was denied by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Her full decision doesn't rule out that it could cross under the reservoir or north of Bismarck. Despite challenges and weather, spirits were still high in Standing Rock. In Cannon Ball, locals and veterans' groups organized rescue missions through the night and into Tuesday, collecting the elderly and young at the camp, and helping others who wanted to leave.

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Russian Federation says to cut oil output from November-December levels

The decision sent oil prices up by about 10 percent on Wednesday and gave an overall boost in energy stocks. The agreement appeared to be a distant hope on Tuesday after it emerged that Opec's top producer, Saudi Arabia , was at loggerheads with Iran over how best to curb supply.

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Delta will upgrade free snacks in the economy-fare cabin

Archford Capital Strategies LLC increased its stake in shares of Delta Air Lines by 3,152.4% in the second quarter. Several matter pinch shares of Apple Inc. Delta Air Lines's payout ratio is presently 13.11%. If you are reading this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of USA & global trademark and copyright law.

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Santa vs. Jesus board game deemed blasphemous by some

God the Creator, left the invisible world and the realm of the divine, and became fully en-fleshed in being human. Mary understood the significance of the task God set before her. I mean who doesn't love to hear the four year old almost swallow the microphone, in efforts to say her lines at the preschool pageant? But despite these risks Mary said yes to the Lord.

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Canadian astronaut Hadfield tweets goodbye and 'Godspeed' to John Glenn

Glenn was listed as the mission's Payload Specialist, but the real point of sending the 77-year-old veteran into space was to see how his aged body would fare in space, and how ageing might relate to deleterious effects of zero gravity on the human body.

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Modi, Ghani talk strengthening of anti-terror cooperation

There are no hidden deals between India and Afghanistan". "We are concerned by the recent spike of Afghan refugee returns and the challenges that this sudden influx presents for returnee re-integration programmes". The worldwide community has reiterated its commitment of support to Afghanistan in the areas of security and economic development upto 2020. On Sunday, the Indian Prime Minister and Afghan President will jointly inaugurate the two-day summit being attended by around 40 foreign ...

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US oil rig count spikes by 21

That compares with an average of 978 oil and gas rigs active in 2015 and an average of 500 so far in 2016, according to Baker Hughes data. The Canadian rig count is up 30 rigs from last week to 230, with oil rigs up 17 to 117 and gas rigs up 14 to 112.

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Oil retreats on doubts OPEC cuts can ease glut

Brent crude oil, a global benchmark for Russia's main export, was down 0.3 percent at $53.78 a barrel. Russia's top oil producers have supported the Kremlin's plans for cuts to oil production, a news report said. Futures slid as much as 1.7 percent in NY after advancing 15 percent over the previous four sessions. OPEC's production agreement is supposed to begin in January, but markets are already reacting to the impending cuts.

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Trump chooses former WWE exec McMahon for small business

Mrs. McMahon is a wrestling magnate and politician (as a member of the Republican Party) who has made a notable career in developing WWE with her husband, Vince McMahon. McMahon's ties to Trump go back to the 1980s, when WWE would hold a pay-per-view event at Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Unlike McMahon, however, Ms.

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Pipeline protest arrests strain North Dakota's court system

He said the temporary dwellings pose serious public safety concerns. For many who agree with the protests in Standing Rock but can't physically make their way to North Dakota to show their support, it can seem hard to show solidarity outside of a donation or a Facebook post.

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Prosecutors say these big retailers are deceiving shoppers

It was later marked down to $21. But lawyers say the top was never actually sold at the $46 price. According to the lawsuits against JCPenney [ PDF ], Kohl's [PDF], Sears [PDF], and Macy's [PDF], each retailer falsely claimed their merchandise previously sold at far higher "original", "regular", and "list" prices in order to create a false sense of value and to persuade customers to purchase the merchandise.

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Oil prices fall as production creeps up

After the announcement, oil prices rose to a 16-month high, with Brent crude trading at $55.33 per barrel on the worldwide market and US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) trading at $52.42 per barrel. Oil prices edged up on Thursday, supported by a weaker dollar ahead of next week's Federal Reserve meeting and by a drawdown in US crude stockpiles.

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Italy president starts talks to seek way out of political crisis

The Italian prime minister announced his intention to resign at 7 p.m. this evening via a Twitter message. Before tendering his resignation, Renzi spoke to a gathering of his Democratic Party, telling them that an "internal transition" was needed in the name of transparency to make the party stand out to voters.

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Trump picks billionaire Wilbur Ross for Commerce secretary

That is why I am proposing a package of ethics reforms to make our government honest once again", Trump announced in an October 18 press release. On trade, he stands by Trump's general framework of taking a tough stance, and cutting business taxes and reducing regulation.

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Antetokounmpo gets triple-double, Bucks beat Blazers 115-107

They are now holding the eighth place in the Western Conference with three wins more than the Los Angeles Lakers. Damian Lillard led the Trail Blazers with 30 points, while CJ McCollum added 23. Al-Farouq Aminu returned from a hamstring injury that caused him to miss 13 games, Monday against Chicago so that will be another added boost defensively.

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Blocking Supplies To Pipeline Protesters Would Be 'Huge Mistake,' ND Governor Says

More than 2,000 USA military veterans plan to form a human shield to protect protesters of a pipeline project near a Native American reservation in North Dakota, organizers said, just ahead of a federal deadline for activists to leave the camp they have been occupying.

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Protesters celebrate as army halts Dakota pipeline work

The site is about a half-mile from the Standing Rock Reservation, but the U.S. Government granted the land to the Sioux Tribe in the 1851 Treaty of Fort Laramie. The Dakota Access pipeline would use a almost identical route to cross Lake Oahe near the Standing Rock reservation. The multi-billion, 1,200-mile (1,900 km) pipeline, crossing four states, is meant to slash the costs of transferring crude.

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India's central bank says cash crisis is hurting the economy

Real estate bosses in India are disappointed that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) held interest rates. Accordingly, the BSE bank index was also trading with gains of 0.68 per cent at 21,218.24 points at 11.46 hours. The Reserve Bank attributed the 50-bps lowering in its GVA growth estimate to 7.1 per cent this fiscal year to the lower-than-expected expansion in the second quarter and not to demonetisation that has hurt consumption activity massively.

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Iheanacho steps in, scores for City in 1-1 draw vs Celtic

His defensive work can not be overlooked, too. "I'm sure there will be a big career for him at Manchester City". "We're disappointed not to have brought it down to last game but I'm proud of the players and how they have taken on the challenge of such a hard group", said the Celtic boss.

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TSX pushes higher despite drop in energy stocks, oil prices

After initially showing a lack of direction stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading session on Wednesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose five points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,209 and the Nasdaq composite rose 13 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,321.

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Xerox Corp. (XRX) Shares Bought by Sei Investments Co

Below are dividend history charts for XRX, BCE, and MSI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared. A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in XRX. The new Xerox expects to pay out an annualized per dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 13th. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Xerox Corp".

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Oil extends gains on hopes for non-OPEC output cuts

A third OPEC source said cut pledges amounting to 500,000 bpd were more likely. Prices for prompt Brent and WTI benchmark futures contracts have hit their highest in almost a year and a half, but this rush by the shale industry to hedge has capped the rally in prices of oil for delivery further in the future.

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Goldman Sachs president tapped to head Trump's economic council

The National Economic Council was established in 1993 to advise the president on domestic and worldwide policy, specifically through coordination of policymaking and monitoring implementation of the president's economic agenda. Cohn would join at least two other former Goldman executives in the Trump administration, including Treasury Secretary-designate Steven Mnuchin and White House adviser Steve Bannon.

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Gains for banks and materials lead stocks to all-time highs

The ECB will continue with its program purchases until the end of 2017. The New Zealand dollar has risen to an 18-month high against a broadly weaker euro after the European Central Bank extended its asset purchase programme by nine months and signalled it isn't about to exit the market.

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Trump trains gun at Boeing for high cost of Air Force One

It's going to be over $4 billion. In January, Boeing won a deal to begin preliminary research on the future of the Air Force One carrier program. "I don't think anyone ever contemplated these kinds of conflicts for a president", says Jeff Hauser, executive director of the Revolving Door Project.

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European Central Bank seen expanding stimulus amid Trump, Italy uncertainties

As reported at 10:27 am (GMT) in London, the EUR/USD was trading at $1.0723, a gain of 0.07%; the pair earlier hit a session low of $1.0708, while the peak was established at $1.0732. The ECB's stimulus expansion comes before next week's key meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. -The Australian dollar fell 0.2 percent to 74.61 US cents after the nation's central bank kept interest rates unchanged and Governor Philip Lowe said "some slowing in the year-ended growth rate is likely".

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Why puts are hitting Express Scripts

Frontier Wealth Management LLC decreased its stake in Express Scripts Holding Co. The short-seller alleged that the lack of transparency in drug pricing benefits companies like Express Scripts . 7 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 102954 shares traded. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed an "underperform" rating and issued a $59.00 target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Thursday, December 1st.

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Dakota Access Pipeline to be rerouted

Young called on America's leader to use law enforcement officers or the military to prevent any unauthorised work being carried out. The Standing Rock Tribe was concerned the pipeline could contaminate the water supply and defile sacred land.

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Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

Pruitt is notorious not just for his climate change skepticism, but also for several lawsuits he has filed during his time in the AG's Office of Oklahoma against regulations originating from the EPA, such as regulations created to reduce smog and toxic emissions from factories, according to Reuters .

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21st Century Fox Agrees to Buy Sky

Sky said Friday that it reached a preliminary agreement for £10.75 per share in cash ($13.52) but that certain material offer terms remain under. Shares in the broadcaster and telecoms company rocketed 256p to 1,047p on the news, after the two firms said they were talking about an offer price of 1,075p per share.

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Chester County OKs presidential recount in most precincts

On Sunday, Goldsmith ordered the hand recount of 4.8 million ballots start immediately. About 50 people marched in a circle for about an hour in front of the Michigan Supreme Court, where Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has asked the justices to hear an appeal.

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Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to step down next year

The executive was named to the operating chief role in August 2015, following stints as head of the company's European group and Mexican division. Coca-Cola also is offloading more of its bottling operations around the world, a move that will dramatically cut its headcount and let the company focus on product development.

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Trump Picks Oklahoma Attorney General for EPA Post

President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 7, 2016. In a statement responding to a climate change initiative by a group of state attorneys general, Pruitt wrote , "Reasonable minds can disagree about the science behind global warming, and disagree they do".

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South Africa's Sibanye Gold to buy Stillwater Mining for $2.2 bln

A US subsidiary of Sibanye oversaw the transaction, which is for all outstanding shares of Stillwater at $18 each, a premium of 25 percent to its volume-weighted share priced during the 30 days prior to the announcement and a 23 percent premium to its closing price on Thursday.


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