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Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent Stepping Down In 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent will step down from that role next year and be succeeded by the company's No. 2 executive, Chief Operating Officer James Quincey , the company announced Friday. Coke (KO) shares were up more than 2% in early trading Friday to $41.87. While these battled-tested Baby Boomer executives aren't completely vanishing from their companies, the announcements do represent a changing of the guard to a new generation.

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Gatlinburg wildfire death toll climbs to 12

Memphis couple Jon and Janet Summers , who'd also been staying in Chalet Village, apparently died there as well, according to Jon Summers' brother, Jim. ATF and the NPS are investigating. He said the wind came in earlier than forecast. A couple from southwestern Ontario are among the victims of wildfires in Tennessee.

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Remembering John Glenn, the First American to Orbit the Earth

Glenn also will be remembered for his long career as a US senator, representing his home state of OH for 24 years as a moderate Democrat. Clad in a silver metallic space suit common in the era, Glenn, who was 40 at the time, was the third American in space.

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NASA Wants You to Help Astronauts Poop

Even when orbiting high above the earth, during Thanksgiving , Americans in the International Space Station (ISS) long for the comforts of home. The crew of six includes another American, Peggy Whitson, a Frenchman and three Russians. In the video , Dunbar explained to the chancellor and Ben O'Neil, a food scientist at the Space Food Research Facility, how astronauts choose - and eat - meals while in a weightless environment.

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George Lucas gives his verdict on Rogue One

Felicity Jones has been a star on the rise in Hollywood since her Academy Award nomination for The Theory of Everything in 2014. Watch the full clip below, along with another sneak peak showing Jyn getting her hands on a blaster. Yep, the director of a movie about stealing the Death Star plans went ahead and stole those Death Star plans for himself. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set for release on December 16th, 2016.

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Clinton campaign to participate in Wisconsin vote recount

If Stein follows through with her promise to pay for recounts in MI and Pennsylvania , Elias wrote , the campaign will "take the same approach" with additional states and participate in any verification efforts there. Mr Trump's victory in the northern state gives him 306 electoral votes to Ms Clinton's 232. The Wisconsin Elections Commission confirmed it had received the petition, saying the recount would begin "late in the week after the Stein campaign has paid the recount" and be ...

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Oregon taps Harbaugh disciple Taggart as head coach

OR announced Wednesday that it has hired Taggart to take over following a 4-8 season and the dismissal of head coach Mark Helfrich. ESPN reports Mississippi State coach and former UF assistant Dan Mullen was a finalist. Former NFL coach Tony Dungy, whose son Eric played at OR before transferring to USF to finish his career under Taggart, spoke to OR officials on Taggart's behalf.

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Discount, Variety Stores: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Position of the day

The 52 week high Costco Wholesale Corporation's shares have reached is 169.73 whilst the 52 week low for the company's shares is 138.57. (NASDAQ:COST) opened at 157.59 on Friday. Barclays PLC reiterated an "equal weight" rating and set a $158.00 price target on shares of Costco Wholesale Corp.in a report on Friday. Reiterated Rating of Market Perform.

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You might not have noticed, but your days are getting slower

Upon collation, the group compared previous observations recorded by ancient Babylonians, Chinese, Greeks, Arabs and medieval Europeans. If you keep thinking there is a stretch in the evenings these days, it isn't your imagination, our days are getting progressively longer, by nearly two thousandths of a second per century.

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Detroit Lions defense stifles prolific Saints offense in big 28-13 win

Detroit is seeking its first division title since 1993. This marks the best eight-game stretch in a season since 1995, when Detroit won the final seven games that year and finished with a 7-1 record over the final eight games. Look at the top of the division standings, or close to it: By the eye test, do the Texans look like a division-winning team? "Defensively, there were some good things on tape", coach Sean Payton said.

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Ex-UW standout Nigel Williams-Goss finds a home at Gonzaga

Noah Dickerson had 12 points and 15 rebounds for Washington, which shot just 30 percent for the game. UW, which shot just 25.7 percent from the field, committed 32 fouls while Gonzaga made 44 trips to the free-throw line. Without Washington to torment, Gonzaga moved on quite successfully. While they still have veteran Przemek Karnowski on the low block, the Zags can roll in a pair of 7-footers (or close to it) in freshmen Zach Collins and Killian Tillie, both of whom can also conveniently ...

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AP WAS THERE: John Glenn Blasts off Into Orbit Around Earth

Although his historic flight pushed Glenn's name into hero status, the first American in flight wanted to be among the first on the moon. He flew 149 combat missions in two wars. From the Archives: NYC Honors John Glenn With Hero's WelcomeOn March 1, 1962, New York City honored astronaut John Glenn by showering him with 3,474 tons of ticker tape to celebrate his return from his first space flight.

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Amir Khan Family Dispute To Be Part of New Reality Show?

She also accused that Amir's family was trying to get him to divorce Faryal when she was pregnant with his child but he stood by her side. On the Instagram account of new Sky channel Booom TV, the network posted a picture of Amir and and his wife Faryal Makhdoom with a TV exec.

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Woman with breast cancer says she was 'violated' by LAX TSA officer

When she asked why she was being subjected to additional screening, she was told it was because of the medical cream she was bringing with her. "I wasn't angry at that point, I was scared". I have never felt OK without them. She said that after she let officers touch her head, one agent forcibly put her hands down the back of Albert's trousers.

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Turner will create shows for Snapchat in expanded partnership

David Levy, president of Turner, stated that the deal will "provide complementary viewing experiences for a younger, mobile-centric audience". "Snapchat is a powerful outlet to directly connect with the millennial generation and perfectly aligns with our portfolio-wide strategy to engage with audiences at every touch point".

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Snow won't delay the Dakota Access Pipeline

Veterans Stand for Standing Rock says 2,000 veterans will gather Sunday in Fort Yates, which is on the reservation. No fines had been issued as of early Tuesday afternoon, Fong said. Dalrymple issued a "mandatory evacuation" Monday for the Oceti Sakowin, or Seven Council Fires camp, on federal land "to safeguard against harsh winter conditions".

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Army denies easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

The Bismarck route also would have been 11 miles longer, required crossing more waterbodies and wetlands and would have crossed an area considered by federal pipeline regulators as a "high outcome area", which is an area determined to have the most significant adverse consequences in the event of a pipeline spill, the Corps concluded.

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Rocket League's Starbase Arc update now available

The Starbase ARC update also delivers one of the most requested community features: Custom Training mode . A new update to Rocket League across all formats called Starbase ARC introduces a space-themed premium DLC auto, the Vulcan, and a new arena set up amongst the stars for you to play turbo carball in.

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December Android distribution shows KitKat finally edged out by Marshmallow

Android 7.1.1 Nougat will also bring in improved app shortcuts from the home screen. Apart from the new update Google also has released the Android 7.1.1 factory images as well as the OTA files for the compatible devices. In fact, past year Android M debuted at the end of May and wasn't released until October. Search for the CM14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat zip file and affirm the flash.

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Mizuho Securities Gives Tailored Brands Price Target With Potential 32.07% Upside

Shares of Tailored Brands Inc (NYSE:TLRD) skyrocketed in pre-market trading this morning, and the company's stock is now $7.73 above yesterday's closing price of $18.93 - amounting to a 40.83 percent boost. The company's last traded volume of 12.51 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 1.19 million shares. Tailored Brands has a 52 week low of $9.95 and a 52 week high of $27.54.

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Manila says will not help US on patrols in South China Seas

Several vessels can be seen in a newly dug channel between the lagoon and open sea, it said, quoting analysts as saying that similar dredging work has been the precursor to more extensive construction on other reefs. "We encourage all claimants to take steps to lower tensions and peacefully resolve differences". Taiwan also claims both, but its position is historically aligned with Beijing's.

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Quake measuring 6.9 strikes off Solomon Islands: USGS

USGS said there was low likelihood of casualties and damage from the quake. She said 20 people were evacuated from a hospital. The remoteness of the region and the failure of communications meant it was impossible to know the full extent of any injuries or damage, she said.

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Trump to pick Okla. attorney general for EPA

Environmental groups and former Obama officials bristled at the choice of Pruitt. In an opinion article published earlier this year by National Review , Pruitt suggested that the debate over global warming "is far from settled " and claimed "scientists continue to disagree about the degree and extent of global warming and its connection to the actions of mankind".

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Needham Indicates Potential 28.92% Increase In Shares Of Finisar Corporation

The company had revenue of $369.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $364.29 million. Finisar Corp. has a 1-year low of $11.26 and a 1-year high of $34.99. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 43,433 shares in the company, valued at $1,150,974.50. Strs Ohio now owns 6,500 shares of the company's stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares during the period.

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First American to orbit Earth, John Glenn dies at 95

No matter where he travelled in the United States, across the world, or even into outer space, Senator Glenn was always proud to call New Concord, Ohio home. NASA credits Johnson (played by Taraji P. Henson) with "verifying the calculations made by early electronic computers of John Glenn's 1962 launch to orbit and the 1969 Apollo 11 trajectory to the moon".

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No. 1 Alabama vs No. 15 Florida in SEC Championship game

ATLANTA (AP ) - This was merely an annoyance for Alabama, a chance to add another trophy to its overflowing cases. When you watch this it is hard to imagine anyone beating the Crimson Tide as Nick Saban's players are just so athletically dominant and they seem to be moving at a different speed.

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Some ECB Governors Said to Have Pushed for 12-Month QE Extension

The S&P 500 was 0.2% higher and the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.4% in early trade. "If in the meantime the outlook becomes less favourable or if financial conditions become inconsistent with further progress towards a sustained adjustment of the path of inflation, the Governing Council intends to increase the program in terms of size and/or duration", he said.

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Meghan Trainor Scraps Remaining 2016 Tour Dates due to Illness

The All About That Bass hitmaker took to Instagram on Thursday morning (08Dec16) to break the news to fans, revealing she has been ordered to rest her voice. "I'm going to go home and rest so I can get back to see you all as soon as I can". Meghan Trainor canceled her remaining 2016 concerts Thursday due to lingering illness.

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Eric Bledsoe scores 30, Suns hold off Lakers 119-115

Phoenix blew almost all of its 18-point lead in the second half, but hung on for just its seventh victory of the season after losing five of its previous six. That's the biggest four-game scoring performance by a reserve since the National Basketball Association began keeping track of starts in 1970, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Andhra Pradesh CM launches purse mobile app for cashless transactions

As part of the meeting, Naidu, apart from the RBI brass, met bankers like SBI chair Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar, Aditya Puri of HDFC Bank, Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma, and PS Jayakumar of Bank of Baroda and also National Payments Corporation chief AP Hota.

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Current Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) PT Means Stock Is Worth Almost $30

Micron Technology, Inc . (NASDAQ:MU) shares now have a mean rating of 2.20 while 12 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 6 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 4 commented as "HOLD". The original version of this story can be viewed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2016/12/09/micron-technology-inc-mu-now-covered-by-citigroup-inc.html.

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President Obama orders flags lowered for Glenn

Ohio Governor John Kasich said Glenn will always be "Ohio's ultimate hometown hero". On 20 February 1962, he blasted off solo from Cape Canaveral aboard a cramped capsule on an Atlas rocket to a new frontier for Americans. "He is a NASA hero for making the world going around, being that first American to orbit the earth". Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni of Boardman, D-33rd, said, "Statesmen like John Glenn come along once in a lifetime".

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Netflix Announces Download Service to Watch Content Offline

This highly-anticipated feature was unveiled on Wednesday morning, and it has rolled out for the Netflix apps on iOS and Android devices . The company said in an email to CNNMoney it is working with "lots" of partners globally on securing downloading rights "for the bulk of the content on our service".

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Hulu rolls out user profiles, including one for kids

Hulu is also offering a specific "Kids" profile, which is the same thing Netflix offers. For $7.99 a month, you get access to Hulu's content library, but for an extra $4.00 a month, you can enjoy a commercial-free experience. Hulu says that profiles are beginning their rollout today to the most popular Hulu devices, and will be available to everyone in the coming weeks.

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Hundreds of Russian Olympians part of 'institutional conspiracy' in doping scandal

Calgarians Sam Edney, Alex Gough, Justin Snith and Tristan Walker missed out on a medal by a tenth of a second, placing fourth in the team relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. McLaren said he was unfazed by Russian criticism of the report. On Friday, Mutko was implicated in widespread evidence detailed by Canadian investigator Richard McLaren that he oversaw a state-backed doping program as sports minister.


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