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Bernie Sanders, a self-described "democratic socialist", is the longest-serving independent politician in USA congressional history. "He was saying that he was going to be the champion of the American working class", Sanders said . Sanders responded to conflation of his leftist populism with what some perceive to be President-elect Donald Trump's rightist populism. Sanders also took a moment to admonish the discrimination tone apparent in Trump's campaign and the increase in acts of ...
  • France's Fabius confused by Trump statements on climate

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    The president-elect's previous statements on climate change, which include saying that the concept was " created" by the Chinese, have put him at odds with most world leaders and an overwhelming majority of scientists. I hope they'll recognize the importance of the issue. Bloomberg is the founder of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News , and Bloomberg Philanthropies.
  • 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them': What Did You Think?

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    He has an incredible sense of whimsy and curiosity, flawless for this man who has taken a trip to the United States to set one of his fantastic beasts free. Writer J.K. Rowling poses with members of the cast as they arrive for the European premiere of the film " Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them " at Cineworld Imax, Leicester Square in London, Britain.
  • 'Supermoon' is a sight to behold

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    NASA astronomers estimated that it was 14 per cent larger than a typical full moon. While the appearance of the supermoon has been a regular occurrence in the Earth's skies, it was American astrologer Richard Nolle who is credited with coining the term in 1979.
  • College students protest Donald Trump's deportation plans

    College students protest Donald Trump's deportation plans

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    The students could be heard chanting "we reject the president-elect". "It hurt me inside knowing somebody from outside our race is talking bad about us", he said while carrying a sign reading, "Brown and Proud". "So this is our way to unite, to come together, to show our voice, and really play a part in a country that that we really desperately want to be proud of but that we're having a hard time of doing right now".
  • Americans hitting roads for busy Thanksgiving holiday

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    How about if you are heading south to Salt Lake City? But first she has to get there. On Wednesday, Thompson, 23, missed her Amtrak train from Chicago to Galesburg, Illinois, where she'd planned to catch a ride with a family member the rest of the way to Edinburgh, Indiana.
  • Global shares gain, lifted by oil price rally on Wall Street

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    Oil prices were mostly steady for the moment as the market hung on every comment from OPEC officials on whether cartel members would agree to an output cut. The NYSE Arca Gold Bugs Index has plunged by 6.3 percent to a almost eight-month intraday low. Such actions may lead to retaliation by trade partners such as China and could potentially derail markets, noted Libby Cantrill, head of public policy at bond giant PIMCO.
  • Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa launch 2-day strike

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    The airline said 912 flights will be suspended on Thursday, stranding an additional 115,000 passengers. In a row over pay conditions, pilots of the German airline have made a decision to stage a 48-hour walkout. The group airlines Eurowings, Germanwings, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Air Dolomiti and Brussels Airlines are not affected by the strike. But late Tuesday night, after Lufthansa tried and failed to have courts block the walkout, it said that they would also strike on Thursday.
  • Autumn Statement: British workers won't get a payrise for 10 years

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    In its review of Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement and the release of growth and borrowing projections from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR ), the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS ) said British workers faced the "dreadful" prospect of no real-terms wage growth for a more than a decade.
  • Controversy over Samsung C&T merger rekindled by Choi probe

    Controversy over Samsung C&T merger rekindled by Choi probe

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    The deal went through despite significant opposition from shareholders, who said it would hurt minority shareholders while benefiting the family of Samsung's group owner Lee Kun-hee. The team will be made up of 105 investigators, including 20 prosecutors, and it has a mandate to investigate the scandal for up to four months. However, the target of the most recent raid was the corporate strategy office at Samsung, which indicates Samsung could be involved deeply in this scandal.
  • Wall St extends record streak; Dow ends above 19000

    Wall St extends record streak; Dow ends above 19000

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    At 1507 GMT (8:37 p.m.in India), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 45.47 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 19,002.16, easing after hitting an all-time high of 19,014.73. Eli Lilly was the biggest loser on the S&P, falling 11.5 percent after the company said it would stop developing its Alzheimer's drug following a trail failure.
  • Oil prices fall as strong dollar wipes out OPEC cut optimism

    Oil prices fall as strong dollar wipes out OPEC cut optimism

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    West Texas Intermediate futures wavered between gains and losses during the day, before settling higher, posting a weekly gain for the first time since mid-October. Meanwhile, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude stocks increased for a third straight week and rose by a bigger-than-expected 5.3 million barrels last week, topping analysts' 1.5 million-barrel build in a Reuters poll.
  • Couple had sex in McDonald's lot in front of boy, 6

    Couple had sex in McDonald's lot in front of boy, 6

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    Kimberly Onorato, 28, of Bristol, was charged with impairing the morals of a minor and second-degree breach of peace. Employees at a McDonald's in Orange spotted the couple - identified as Rory Clark, 27, and Kimberly Onorato , 28 - when leaving their shift at 9:30 p.m.
  • EQT Midstream Partners LP (EQM) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

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    Wolfe Research initiated coverage on Dominion Midstream Partners in a report on Friday, October 7th. They now have a Dollars 22 price target on the stock. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 3rd. The ratio is positive, as 43 funds sold all Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. shares owned while 175 reduced positions.
  • Fidelity Says Abigail Johnson to Succeed Father as Chairman

    Fidelity Says Abigail Johnson to Succeed Father as Chairman

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    Johnson's rise to chairman marks the final piece of a long-planned leadership shift at the firm. Abigail Johnson has been chief executive officer since 2014 and will stay in that role, according to a company spokesman. Ned Johnson, whose father established the business back in 1949, had been at the helm of the company for 39 years. "I never felt more confident about Fidelity's future than I do now", he said in the memo.
  • Town Center Christmas tree lighting

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    To get local citizens in the mood for the holiday season, Middletown will be hosting its sixth annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Friday. Where is the tree from this year? Workers have been putting the final touches on the city Christmas tree this week.
  • Kingfisher third-quarter sales growth driven by United Kingdom and Poland

    Kingfisher third-quarter sales growth driven by United Kingdom and Poland

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    Like-for-like sales in Britain and Ireland were up 5.8 percent, driven by a 12.7 percent increase at Screwfix that reflected well received new and extended ranges. In London, the shares were trading around 3 percent lower. France's sales climbed 16 percent in the quarter to 1.15 billion pounds. At sister company B&Q UK and Ireland, a Leading retailer in IRUK Top500 research, sales of £900m were 3.3% down in total on the same time past year following a number of store closures.
  • Internet Freaks Out Over the Color of These Flip-Flops

    Internet Freaks Out Over the Color of These Flip-Flops

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    Except this time, you'll be arguing over flip flops. Last month, deeply held opinions about a photo of a pair of legs bounced around social media. Your options are black and blue, white and gold, blue and brown, gold and blue. And because humans evolved to see things in daylight, which can change the colour of an image or item, the way we perceive colour is also informed by the light that's around an object.
  • Saudis optimistic for OPEC deal as oil nations hold more talks

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    Oil markets have been in a tug of war this week as major oil producers have tried to indicate optimism about an agreement to cut production, even as a strengthening USA dollar and data showing an unexpectedly large increase in US oil supplies have weighed on prices.
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

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    Brent crude oil settled up 4.4% at $48.90 and United States crude settled 3.9% higher at $47.49 after touching their highest levels in about three weeks as the dollar weakened. MSCI's emerging-market gauge rose 0.4 percent, trimming their monthly slide. Macom was off 4.1 percent. The Dow hit a record intraday high last week.
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH): Price Reaction History

    Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH): Price Reaction History

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    Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) gained 2.14% and closed in the last trading session at $55.33. It has a forward P/E ratio of 15.19, and has a price to earnings growth of 1.93. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 2.4%. 0 analysts assign "Sell" rating for the stock.
  • Australia WRC: Mikkelsen wins Volkswagen's final rally

    Australia WRC: Mikkelsen wins Volkswagen's final rally

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    Mikkelsen, who won in Poland in July, has recently dropped from second to third in the championship standings but has the chance to move up again in this weekend's season-ending rally if all goes his way. Just five stages and 57.18 competitive kilometres of the final round of this year's FIA World Rally Championship remain to run on Sunday (Australian time).
  • Tesla and SolarCity shareholders approve $2.6bn merger

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    The deal is worth about $2 billion. Tesla said the transaction will be finished in "the coming days". Musk has said the glass can incorporate heating elements to clear snow while generating energy and he said in early November that Tesla will likely offer a solar roof option on the Model 3 .
  • 1 lakh cr done, 13 lakh cr to go — CURRENCY SWAP

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    It is yet another day of trouble for people as most of the ATMs are either shut down or have no cash today after two days since the sudden withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes from circulation. the crowds were the same everywhere. He said the initiative seeks to control both undeclared or black money, and check terrorists who use counterfeit of fake Rs 500 notes.
  • US warship diverts to help with quake evacuation

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    Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee said New Zealand had accepted the use of two US Navy helicopters, as well as an offer of help from the Japanese military. Prime Minister John Key, after flying over the destruction in Kaikoura by helicopter as aftershocks kicked up dust from the landslides below, toured the area and met with locals.
  • ECB Stimulus Withdrawal Needs Self-Sustaining Inflation: Draghi

    ECB Stimulus Withdrawal Needs Self-Sustaining Inflation: Draghi

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    Mr. Draghi's fellow ECB board member, Yves Mersch, signaled on Thursday that the central bank might be ready to extend its bond purchases, calling for a cautious approach to exiting its stimulus measures. The ECB is buying 80 billion euros (USD85.86 billion) worth of assets, mainly government bonds, every month to bring inflation back up to its target of nearly 2 percent.
  • FT: Saudi Arabia Warns Trump on Blocking Oil Imports

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    Crude has retreated since reaching a 2016 high last month near $52 a barrel amid skepticism about the ability of Opec to implement a deal at its November 30 meeting in Vienna. "The strengthening USA currency is compounding the weight on oil", said Ric Spooner, a chief market analyst at CMC Markets in Sydney. Activity continues to rise in the US, as oil services company Baker Hughes Inc said USA drilling rigs rose by 19 to 471 in the week to November 18, the 22nd week of gains out of the last ...
  • Cincinnati Zoo's gorilla barrier wasn't in compliance day Harambe was shot

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    A 3-year-old boy fell into an endangered gorilla's enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on May 28, and a witness captured the scene as onlookers shouted for help. In a letter to the Cincinnati Zoo's board of directors, Dr. Elizabeth Goldentyer, Director, Animal Welfare Operations USDA, APHIS, Animal Care wrote, "Animal Care recognizes and appreciates the swift and comprehensive actions taken in response to this incident, both the immediate response during the incident and the overall review of ...
  • Rutgers Professor Taken For Pysch Evaluation by NYPD After Political Tweets

    Rutgers Professor Taken For Pysch Evaluation by NYPD After Political Tweets

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    He followed it up with a video of a man burning a flag. He says he spent two hours undergoing tests at a local psychiatric facility before he was released with a clean bill of mental health. University spokesman E.J. Miranda said Rutgers police were responding to a student complaint. NY police officers took a Rutgers University lecturer to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation Tuesday night after he tweeted a provocative question about the Second Amendment which authorities viewed as a ...
  • Will not take England for granted: Kohli

    Will not take England for granted: Kohli

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    Cook has refused to confirm if Woakes has an injury and instead says the selectors are considering whether to leave him out as they feel he may need a rest with three more Test matches to come after the clash in Visakhapatnam. "We played some good cricket". Speaking ahead of the 2nd Test, BCCI curator Kasturi Sriram said , "There will not be much grass (in Vizag) and we should expect the ball to turn from lunch on Day 2 ".
  • Sensex, Nifty End Flat After Initial Gains On Fag-end Selling

    Sensex, Nifty End Flat After Initial Gains On Fag-end Selling

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    The Nifty , after shuttling between 8,151.25 and 8,060.30, concluded 31.65 points or 0.39 per cent down at 8,079.95, a level last seen on May 26, 2016, when it closed at 8,069.65. In overseas markets, European and Asian stocks witnessed a mixed trend. The benchmark Hang Seng index fell 0.1 per cent to 22,262, while the China Enterprises Index lost 0.4 per cent to 9,326 points.