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Rabbi Muller said the Torah counts a generation as 40 years, and the timing could reflect the "genius of rabbis who devised the Jewish calendar". "When they came into the temple to clean it up and to dedicate it", -and the word " Hanukkah " means "dedication"-they wanted to light the menorah ".
  • Search continues for suspect in 3-year-old Acen King's death

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    She honked back at the man, who then got out of his black Chevrolet and took aim at her vehicle. King-Macon continued driving to the Shackleford Crossing Center, where she planned to meet other family members. "But this is about as frustrated as you can be as a public safety official or just a plain citizen". "We are hopeful that with the reward money we have put out, we can generate interest in the case that already had a lot of interest", McClanahan says.
  • CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX), Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE)

    CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX), Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE)

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    They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate as $-0.02 as compared to the Higher EPS estimate of $0.57. Financial Advisory Service Inc. increased its stake in shares of Energy Transfer Partners L.P.by 0.7% in the third quarter. Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE) has risen 37.62% since May 17, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock's market capitalization arrived at $19.61B and total traded volume was 4.59 million shares.
  • £440m broadband boost set for more than 500000 premises

    £440m broadband boost set for more than 500000 premises

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    According tothe BBC, the take-up has been 30.6% on average, resulting in a forecast repayment of £292 million. The government has pledged to give decent broadband speeds to up to 600,000 homes via a new £400m funding pot. "If the additional £440m of grant funding clawed back from BT could achieve anything like the same level of private sector match investment we will make serious progress towards the government's goal of a "full fibre and 5G" digital infrastructure".
  • $50M To Families Of Children Killed by IKEA Dressers

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    Collas was crushed to death when a six-drawer MALM dresser tipped over on top of him in his bedroom; Ellis was also crushed when a three-drawer MALM dresser tipped over in his bedroom; McGee died of asphyxiation after a six-drawer MALM dresser fell on top of him.
  • The Vetr Inc. Upgraded Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) to "Hold"

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    A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on AMD . About Advanced Micro Devices , Inc. The company's stock has a market capitalization of $6.33 Billion. Wolin sold 18,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.62, for a total value of $2,068,544.78.
  • NORAD prepares for Santa's trek

    NORAD prepares for Santa's trek

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    How did NORAD Santa Tracker start? The tradition of tracking Santa Claus was born after a Sears and Roebuck Company, based in Colorado Springs, Colo., ran an advertisement telling children they could call Santa on a special hotline.
  • Locals protest for Affordable Care Act

    Locals protest for Affordable Care Act

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    The statewide total for Florida includes more than 214,000 people from the Tampa Bay area. The uptick in Florida was in keeping with a national trend. Burwell said Health and Human Services will continue to advertise Healthcare.gov for the next six weeks, until the end of open enrollment, with the hope of drawing additional new enrollees.
  • Florida woman awakens to dead newborn in bed for second time

    Florida woman awakens to dead newborn in bed for second time

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    During the early morning hours of October 6, the baby woke up and began crying. The report doesn't mention any drug test after her boy's death. When she woke up two-and-a-half hours later, the baby was unresponsive . After propping the baby's body up on a pillow and placing his head in the crook of her arm, she then fell asleep. She told detectives that she prepared a bottle and took the baby boy from the bassinet located next to her bed.
  • US FDA clears ovarian cancer drug for hard-to-treat disease

    US FDA clears ovarian cancer drug for hard-to-treat disease

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    Moreover, New York State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS) for 39,782 shares. Chardan Capital Markets has "Sell" rating and $15 price target. The legal version of this piece of content can be accessed at http://www.mareainformativa.com/clovis-oncology-inc-clvs-lowered-to-sell-at-vetr-inc/80051/.
  • English Premier League: Mane scores late to lift Reds into second place

    English Premier League: Mane scores late to lift Reds into second place

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    Wijnaldum played in Nathaniel Clyne, who serviced Divock Origi in the box. Liverpool began the game on the back foot, struggling to cope with the high tempo of their hosts, but the high-intensity pressing, a staple of Ronald Koeman sides, was short-lived and Everton were unable to sustain their tempo for the full 90 minutes.
  • Rite Aid pops 5% after Fred's Pharmacy agrees to acquire 865 stores

    Rite Aid pops 5% after Fred's Pharmacy agrees to acquire 865 stores

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    On Dec. 20, 2016, the parent company of Walgreens announced plans to sell 865 Rite Aid locations to Fred's Pharmacy in order to allay Federal Trade Commission concerns on the merger first proposed in October 2015. Kroger has 2,795 stores in 36 states with 2,200 in-store pharmacies. In aggregate, the 865 stores are generally representative of Rite Aid's pre-divesture store performance with respect to both sales and EBITDA.
  • Obama withdraws parts of Atlantic, Arctic from oil exploration

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    Obama will invoke a provision in a 1953 law that gives him wide latitude to withdraw USA waters from future oil and gas leasing, said the people who spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision had not been announced. In 2015, just 0.1 percent of USA federal offshore crude production came from the Arctic and Department of Interior analysis shows that, at current oil prices, significant production in the Arctic will not occur.
  • Lebanon: Hariri Presents Cabinet More than a Month after Designation

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    Yacoub al-Sarraf, a political ally to Aoun, will be the new defense minister, while the important post of energy and water minister will go to Cesar Abou Khalil. The new cabinet, which was announced on state television on Sunday evening, will keep Gebran Bassil as foreign minister, Ali Hassan Khalil as finance minister and Nouhad Machnouk as interior minister.
  • Lebanon forms new government, vows to 'preserve stability'

    Lebanon forms new government, vows to 'preserve stability'

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    Lebanon is a neighboring country to Syria but it has been able to stop the war from crossing over its border. The stability of the country is crucial as it is now hosting 1.1 million Syrian refugees in addition to the 300,000 Palestine refugees since 1948.
  • Ratan Tata: I will not quit trusts soon

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    Friday's hearing marks the first time the battle between Ratan Tata, deposed Tata Sons Ltd. Chairman Cyrus Mistry and Independent Director Nusli Wadia made it to court. The letter said Tata and Soonawala had also sought certain important matters to be shared with them as trustees (not being directors of Tata Sons) with regard to the affairs of Tata Motors and Tata Steel.
  • US stock indexes hold near record levels, bond yields relax

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    The Dow Jones industrial average was close to flat 19,852. The Nasdaq composite rose 43 points, or 0.8 percent, to 5,480. Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities in NY, said the advance in bank shares also reflects a rotation into a sector which had been stagnant during most of the multi-year rally that has seen major indexes hit record highs.
  • HealthCare.gov moves sign up deadline to 11:59 PM PST Monday

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    President Obama said a record 617,000 Americans signed up for health coverage Thursday on what was the best day for enrollment since the Affordable Care Act began to offer individual coverage on public exchanges. The law has three primary goals, according to the federal site, including "making affordable health insurance available to more people", "expanding the Medicaid program to cover all adults with income below 138 percent of the federal poverty level", and "supporting innovative medical ...
  • Woman Has 'Miracle' Baby Using Ovary Frozen When She Was Nine

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    Because chemotherapy can damage the ovaries, her parents allowed the removal of her right ovary at the University of Leeds before she reached puberty, the New York Times reports . The ovarian tissue was mixed with cryo-protective agents and stored under liquid nitrogen in Denmark. Before the procedure, when she was just 9, doctors removed her right ovary and froze the tissue.
  • Sumner Redstone to Leave Viacom Board

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    In June, Redstone ousted Viacom Chairman/CEO Philippe Dauman and four other board members - in the aftermath of a legal battle spearheaded by Dauman challenging the aging Redstone's ability to lead the company. That case, in which a former companion of Mr. Redstone challenged his mental capacity, had been dismissed by the judge a week earlier. He sued her and another former companion, Sydney Holland, for elder abuse in October.
  • Qatar sovereign wealth fund still mulling Monte dei Paschi investment

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    Italian police have arrested a key adviser to Rome's 5Star Movement mayor in a corruption investigation, prompting the populist party to cancel a flash mob in support of the embattled Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank, according to AP. A source close to the matter said on Thursday Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, which bankers have said could invest 1 billion euros in the bank, had yet to make up its mind.
  • BAMTech forges $300M deal for League of Legends streaming rights

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    In return, the streaming unit has agreed to pay a minimum of $300 million through 2023 ($50 million annually) to Chinese parent firm Tencent Holdings Limited. MLB certainly has experience with streaming platforms that aren't baseball. BAMTech, a streaming tech spin-off from Major League Baseball's Advanced Media unit, is relatively fresh off a sizable $1B investment from Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) - whose chief Bob Iger termed BAMTech an "enabler" for the sports-viewing future.
  • Fox makes formal £11.7 billion bid to take over Sky

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    The deal valuing Sky at 18.5 billion pounds comes five years after Australian-born media mogul Murdoch failed to clinch a takeover after a notorious phone-hacking scandal at his newspaper empire. It is not a done deal, and has the potential to be messy politically. People familiar with the matter have told Reuters that Fox pounced after Britain's vote to leave the European Union in June sent the pound down about 15 per cent against the United States dollar and Sky's share price tumbling.
  • Flight mayhem: BA cabin crews are now striking over Christmas

    Flight mayhem: BA cabin crews are now striking over Christmas

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    Unite regional officer Matt Smith was quoted: “Our members have overwhelmingly voted for strike action because British Airways pay rates are indefensible and the crew are at breaking point. Speaking to Sky News, Unite's general secretary, Len McCluskey, defended both strikes . They will work "strictly to contract", also from 23 December.
  • Mystery of engineer Santa who says boy died in his arms

    Mystery of engineer Santa who says boy died in his arms

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    In a story posted on the newspaper's website Wednesday , editor Jack McElroy and columnist Sam Venable , who wrote the original story, said Schmitt-Matzen's story "remains unverified". He declined to provide additional details about the incident, saying he wanted to protect the identity of the family of the child and the nurse who asked him to visit the boy.
  • Zidane lavishes praise on Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo

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    Ronaldo, the highest-paid sportsman in the world, first won the Ballon d'Or in 2008 after Premier League and Champions League triumphs with Manchester United. It's not an exaggeration to say he is the best in Madrid's history. Well, now Ronaldo has won four. "I think he'll win it again". Madrid, which faces Mexican side Club America in the semifinals on Thursday, is favored to win its second Club World Cup.
  • Interest Rates Are Rising. Here's Why Your Deposit Rate Isn't

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    For 2017, BI's outlook is 5.0-5.4 percent. The rupiah has dropped 1.4 per cent against the dollar in the past three months. The rupiah weakened to 13,426 against the dollar on Friday, compared to 13,367 the day before, according to the Jakarta Inter-Bank Spot Dollar rate, compiled by Bank Indonesia.
  • Maine joins antitrust lawsuit against generic drugmakers

    Maine joins antitrust lawsuit against generic drugmakers

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    The investigation, at the state and federal levels, has left a cloud of uncertainty over the industry, which has also been subject to a barrage of public criticism about its pricing methods. The suit alleges that drug company executives and others " entered into numerous illegal conspiracies in order to unreasonably restrain trade, artificially inflate and manipulate prices and reduce competition " for the two drugs, the New York Attorney General's Office said in a statement.
  • Oil prices rise as planned oil production cuts start to materialise

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    A fall in oil prices may encourage USA crude oil producers to decrease production, making rail infrastructure available to transport coal. Iraq is OPEC's second-biggest producer behind Saudi Arabia and now ranks third among crude suppliers to China - after Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia - having recorded a 15 percent year-on-year jump to about 723,000 bpd between January and October.
  • Hundreds of retailers participating in Free Shipping Day

    Hundreds of retailers participating in Free Shipping Day

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    In an effort to give shoppers one final chance to order online before Santa comes, more than 1,000 retailers are participating in Free Shipping Day on December 16. on Dec. 21. Free Shipping Day began in 2007 and has grown every year. Many retailers waive shipping during the holiday season, but keep in place a minimum order (Target's is $25), and usually charge extra for rush delivery.