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Avoid politics in purchase of Germany's Aixtron

President Barack Obama on Friday blocked China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund LP from moving forward with its €670 million ($712 million) takeover of chip equipment maker Aixtron SE , after the Committee on Foreign Investment in the USA found the deal would likely pose a national security risk.

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Study finds almost all counterfeit Apple chargers are unsafe

The BBC reports that the tests were commissioned by United Kingdom consumer protection body Chartered Trading Standards Institute , which found that of the 400 chargers purchased online, just three had sufficient insulation to protect against electric shocks in the most basic safety test performed.

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Enthusiastic online shoppers have set a new Cyber Monday sales record

Eastern time on Monday, affirming that sales are expected to total $3.36 billion, up 9.4 percent from a year ago, according to an early tally by Adobe Digital Insights , which tracks online retail transactions. Adobe said the most popular electronic purchases include the Sony PS4, Microsoft Xbox, Samsung 4K TVs, Apple iPads and Amazon Fire . Highest price drops were seen for televisions (average discount of 21.5 percent).

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Open for business: Signs point to recovery after wildfires

During a Thursday afternoon press conference, officials said the death toll had risen to 10 and the number of injured had risen to 80. Officials said crews were making significant progress in the search and clearing operations, which have been slowed by mud and rockslides caused by the wet weather.

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Titanfall 2's multiplayer is free to play this weekend

Titanfall 2 has only been out for a month and despite receiving excellent reviews and positive coverage in general, sales for the game haven't been great- despite what EA wants you to believe. Respawn Entertainment previously stated that all future content for Titanfall 2 would be free and that it'd be supported by in-game purchases, however at launch there was no sign of any in-game store for players to purchase said cosmetic items.

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Kia Releases Teaser Photo, Video of K8 Sport Sedan

Kia appears to have commenced what will be a drawn-out teaser campaign for its hotly anticipated Stinger sports sedan, a leaked factory image of which also broke cover earlier this week. The potential to clip every apex and consume every straight. Under the hood, a twin-turbocharged 3.3-liter V6 could be used as the high-performance option while a smaller 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder is expected to serve as the base engine.

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The parts of the Carrier deal Trump doesn't want to talk about

Carrier confirmed that IN agreed to give the company $ 7 million IN tax incentives. By convincing an Indianapolis-based company to keep more than a thousand jobs local, President-elect Donald Trump has already used his status as incoming Commander in Chief to intervene in manufacturing affairs - but so far, the result has been lackluster.

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Donald Trump at Carrier: Companies Won't Leave United States Without Consequences

Carrier is getting a modest $ 7 million in financial incentives over the next 10 years from the state of in to keep 1,000 jobs at an Indianapolis plant, sources familiar with the deal tells CNN. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) criticized Trump's move in an op-ed Thursday for The Washington Post , calling it an costly and ineffective way to keep jobs in the U.S.

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Happy Holidays For Amazon As Ecommerce The Winner On Black Friday

But other days are catching up. Don't sleep on this day of online deals though. Kaczmarski said the Railcats spread word of their Cyber Monday deals on their website, via social media and with email blasts. Wal-Mart and Target responded with their own deals on electronics and video games. "I'm shopping soon rather than later, to get it over with and not having to worry about things being sold out", Agnello said.

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Wenger expects Arsenal to regain momentum after Cup blow

While most Arsenal fans would welcome the addition of a player of Payet's ability, it is hard to see where the 29 year-old would fit into Arsene Wenger's team. Their strikers are faltering, too, with only one goal scored between all of them in league action this season. As mentioned in the team news , captain Mark Noble was rested in midweek to recuperate ahead of a big game against London rivals Arsenal .

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AT&T DirecTV Now video package set to launch

When you visit the DirectTV Now website to sign up, the company offers you a package to enable you enjoy the service for 7 days. DirectTV Provides the Content for Web StreamingAT&T's $48.5 billion acquisition of July 2015, DirectTV, will provide the satellite service for the foundation of the DirectTV Now content, which subsequently will be streamed over the web.

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Lego, iPad drive sales on Black Friday in the US

Single's Day - China's biggest online shopping day - finally made its way to the US and is gaining momentum. That seems to indicate that shoppers are in the mood to spend money this year - a lot of money. Yory Wurmser, analyst at the research firm eMarketer, said the new mobile trend is fueled by consumers with bigger, more powerful smartphones, making it easier to view and purchase.

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AT&T to launch DirecTV Now streaming service on November 30

The company said the only way the $35 monthly price could go up is if there are "future reasonable programming price increases applicable to all packages". AT&T acquired DirecTV for $48.5 billion past year, making it the largest US pay-TV operator with 25.3 million video subscribers, in an effort to diversify into the media and entertainment business.

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Electoral college should be abolished

It happened to Al Gore in the year 2000, and it has now happened to Clinton. This compact would only go into effect if states with a combined total of 270 or more electoral votes agreed to the compact. The vast majority of the states would have received little attention by the candidates during the campaign process and would have had little influence on its outcome.

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Cyber Monday Sales Strong, But May Have Trouble Surpassing Black Friday

Online shoppers in the US are estimated to have spent $3.39 billion during the 24-hour online shopping frenzy, marking a notable 10.2 percent increase on the same day a year ago, according to initial data from Adobe Digital Insights. 2015. And this comes at a time when investors are betting that Amazon will be able to turn its massive sales into profit, as much as $4.8 billion this year, and $6.9 billion next.

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Canadian University Attacked By Hackers

The university is expected to make a statement at 4 p.m. ET. There are unconfirmed reports that hackers of Carleton University's system are requesting close to 39 Bitcoins which amounts to under $40,000 CAD. Back in June, the University of Calgary's systems were attacked and hackers demanded $20,000. "You're kind of between a rock and a hard place - there is the option of not paying any ransom ever, on principle; or you pay the ransom and possibly get the appropriate means to decrypt your ...

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Keith Papini gives gruesome details about wife's abduction in TV interview

He said they are investigating her past but it's unclear if there's a link to this case. There is a lot still unknown about her assailants. Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko held another press conference to give another Sherri Papini update.

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Sheriff: California woman found with message burned on skin

MORE: Sheriff provides more details on alleged Sherri Papini abductorsAfter two days of intense interviews , detectives say Sherri revealed more about her suspected kidnappers. Investigators said they were "surprised" and "blindsided" by his decision to go public with crucial details regarding her ordeal. "I think that the general public's got a lot more to be anxious and afraid of than being abducted off the street, unless they've done something illicit or illegal", or are known to be ...

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B&O Play launches its £449 H9 noise-cancelling headphones

B&O PLAY have announced a new over-ear wireless headphone featuring Active Noise Cancellation (ANC). The H9s appear pretty much identical to the H7s released a year ago, at least on the outside, with ear cushions consisting of the same memory foam wrapped in the same lambskin coating, built onto the same lightweight aluminum frame.

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Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition announced, coming on April 7th

The trailer is now up on the Gearbox Software YouTube channel showcasing a lot of the arcade craziness that helped make the first-person shooter stand out in the way that it did when it originally launched in 2011. It's called Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition , and you can play the entire game as Duke Nukem if you choose to pre-order. Improved presentation including updated models, environments and animation.

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AT&T Launches 3 New Premium Video Streaming Services

Starting at $35 per month for over 60 channels, the new service has several deals we thought you should know about. HBO and Cinemax channels can be added to any of the packages for $5 per month. AT&T said CBS and Showtime are expected to be added soon, as is NFL Sunday Ticket. John Stankey, CEO of AT&T Entertainment Group, said of the service, "We're extending our entertainment portfolio for those who value premium content but also want more TV freedom suited for their lifestyle, whether ...

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Rocket League Starbase ARC Trailer

For a better look, watch the trailer above or check out the images of the arena and new auto below. Available for download worldwide on Wednesday, December 7, Starbase ARC will feature a FREE new arena and premium DLC Battle-Car, Vulcan, priced at United States dollars $1.99 (or regional equivalent).

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The Peachtree Investment Advisors Inc. Boosts Stake in Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc . (NYSE:VZ) has declined 0.18% since April 25, 2016 and is downtrending. Thomaspartners Inc. now owns 3,197,738 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $172,934,000 after buying an additional 79,702 shares in the last quarter.

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President-Elect Donald Trump files recount objection in Michigan; Recount on hold

A Wisconsin judge rejected a request for a hand recount by Dr. Jill Stein citing no evidence or reason for why there should even be one. The Stein campaign says the recount is important to test the integrity of ballot counting in MI. A similar page has been established for those wanting to help with the Wisconsin recount, where Trump claimed 47.2 percent of the vote to Clinton's 46.44 percent, or by a margin of 22,177 votes.

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Shovel Knight prequel coming this Spring

It'll be fun to see how the game works out with Specter Knight at the helm. He can walk up walls, swing on lamps, and more. Developer Yacht Club Games has put information on their website about the Specter Knight-starring prequel, and has this to say, "Does that sound like a new game?!" What was your favourite game from The Game Awards? Shovel Knight was an overnight success, beloved by all kinds of gamers as a well-made, old-school platformer with lots of charm and wit.

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AP Power Rankings: Cowboys still in No. 1 spot

Perhaps this will be the one, because Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer has a lot of tricks up his sleeve when it comes to running a defense. VIKINGS TE Kyle Rudolph had 9-64 receiving on 10 targets in Week 12 loss. Seeing as the rest of the National Football League apparently has no interest in debating the Cowboys , then rooting for the Vikings to lose would be very helpful in securing a wild-card spot in a tightening race.

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Diamond Battery Developed Using Nuclear Waste

The United Kingdom now stores around 95,000 metric tons of graphite blocks, so the utilization of carbon-14 in diamond batteries would greatly reduce the cost and risk of storing that particular form of nuclear waste . According to the researchers, carbon-14 batteries would only be good for low-power applications - but their endurance would be on a whole different scale.

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Android 7.0 Is Rolling Out For Verizon's LG G5

The update to Android 7.0 Nougat for the LG G5 keeps on spreading, with every day that goes by. And now, the update is being pushed out by the largest carrier in the US, Verizon Wireless. Of course CyanogenMod 14.1 does come with risks and it may not be the most stable OS, however if you have the Google Nexus 4 and you want Android Nougat, it may be worth taking that risk.

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Verizon begins rolling out Nougat update to LG G5

Sony is the latest major smartphone maker to confirm Android Nougat will be coming to its devices. So far, at least one person in India has left a tip that he/she is rejoicing with Nougat goodness on the Xperia XZ handset. And now, the update is being pushed out by the largest carrier in the US, Verizon Wireless. Finally, LG's own Downloads app is replaced with this update by the Google Downloads app.

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Crores, Mostly New Notes recovered in Bangalore

The Income Tax department on Thursday confiscated over Rs 4.5 crore, mostly in new notes, from two individuals, during a surprise check in Bengaluru for fresh currency stashes. Apart from huge amounts of cash, the Income Tax Department said that several property documents were also found during the raids. A little distance from Trijesh Jayachandra's house, I-T officials found Rs 75 lakh in new notes from Chikkarayappa's house in Raj Mahal Vilas's Dollar's Colony.

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Andromeda gets an incredible gameplay trailer

The trailer explains what you'll be getting up to as a pathfinder in the new galaxy, explaining you'll be part explorer, part envoy and part guide. From arresting visuals and thrilling combat, to epic story and characters, Mass Effect: Andromeda is truly the next generation of Action/RPG gaming.

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Telltale's Walking Dead season 3 premiere will be the first two episodes

Clem has also been through a lot since we left her at the end of Season Two. and depending on the paths players may have taken with her in the past, she may or may not be exactly the same person we knew back then. ET. It's so out there, he says, that he "might need to get Damon Lindelof to do it". To my recollection, the show's never done extended episodes outside of season premieres and season finales before, but the already slow-paced seventh season is deploying them at seemingly random ...

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Major League Baseball players, owner agree on five-year labor deal

In 2017, it appears the Red Sox, Yankees, Dodgers, and Tigers will be the quartet of teams that will receive a luxury tax bill. The luxury tax threshold rises from $189 million this offseason to $195 million next year, $197 million in 2018, $206 million in 2019, $209 million in 2020 and $210 million in 2021.

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The Legend Of Zelda Breath Of The Wild Gameplay

Not to mention, the action-adventure title is already being lauded by critics as it has received top honors at the E3 2016 Game Critics Awards and was even named the Best of gamescom 2016. It is also partially voice-acted, making it the first core Zelda game to do so. There's also a bunch of mini dungeons, new weapons, survival tactics, and so on.

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Wisconsin Officials Receive Recount Payment From Jill Stein

Stein cites concerns that cyberattacks could have altered results tabulated on Pennsylvania's electronic voting machines. Stein says she'll pay for it - and could ask her supporters for more money - even though she calls the estimated $3.5 million cost "exorbitant".


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