• UN whacks fresh sanctions on North Korea
UN whacks fresh sanctions on North Korea

A week after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called out Russian Federation and China for their support of Kim Jong Un's regime, the 15-member Security Council passed its fourth resolution against Pyongyang in 13 months on Friday. It had also called for the halt of what they say is "brutal sanctions" after a previous set of sanctions imposed i...

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  • Blind Salvation Army bell ringer robbed at Houston Walmart
Blind Salvation Army bell ringer robbed at Houston Walmart

A generous donation is bringing extra joy to the Salvation Army as Christmas approaches. The woman stood in the hallway of the store for approximately one hour before the theft, posing as an attendant. The state as a whole is down 11 percent compared to previous year, the Kettles specifically are down 11 percent. "We know that it has been a very ...

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  • When Should We Leave To Beat The Snow — Holiday Travel Weather
When Should We Leave To Beat The Snow — Holiday Travel Weather

Here is a look at December 25 and the travel days that surround it. With northwesterly winds on Christmas Eve, the light snow could reach some locations outside of the typical lake-effect belt, but on Christmas Day , winds switch from the west, meaning the heaviest of snow will target Geauga and Ashtabula counties.

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  • United States secretary of commerce sides with Boeing on Bombardier dispute
United States secretary of commerce sides with Boeing on Bombardier dispute

United States secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross has found in favour of United States-based manufacturer Boeing in a dispute over aircraft sales. Now that the Commerce Department has decided the amount of the tariff, the final decision on whether to implement the 292.21% duty moves to the US International Trade Commission.

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  • Idaho tops list of fastest-growing states
Idaho tops list of fastest-growing states

Census data released by the U.S. Census Bureau show MA from July 1016 through July 2017, saw its population increase by about half a percent. The loss caused it to slip behind Pennsylvania to the 6th most populous state in the nation. The U.S. Census says NY state's population bumped up slightly to 19.85 million. Different states in the West - ...

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  • AT&T plans to give employees $1000 bonus after GOP tax bill passage
AT&T plans to give employees $1000 bonus after GOP tax bill passage

In a statement , AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson hailed "Congress, working with the President" for taking a "monumental step" that will "create good-paying jobs". Companies have indicated that they mostly plan to use their savings to buy back stock and pay more dividends, benefiting the wealthy owners of corporate stock.

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  • Detroit is likely not getting a Major League Soccer team
Detroit is likely not getting a Major League Soccer team

Both cities remained optimistic that they will be picked as the second expansion team and won't have to fall back into the pack and compete for the 27th and 28th MLS teams selected at a time not yet known. Although the league did not specify what the announcement would be, multiple sources confirmed to the Post that Nashville would be an expansio...

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  • Ryanair Irish union warns industrial action still possible
Ryanair Irish union warns industrial action still possible

A spokesman said the prospect of strike action in Ireland, originally called for Wednesday , had not gone away and that the mandate remained should Ryanair not properly meet requests for union representation. "He has said in the past that hell would freeze over before he would recognise unions". "It will lead on in the New Year to meetings wit...

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  • Colin Kaepernick Wants To Join Diddy's Quest For NFL Ownership
Colin Kaepernick Wants To Join Diddy's Quest For NFL Ownership

I hope everyone in this organization will be firmly focused on just one mission: "To play and win the Super Bowl". Kaepernick last played in the National Football League in 2016 after opting out of his deal with the 49ers. Curry grew up in Charlotte and loves the Panthers, so this would be a big deal for him. He once was regarded as a leading power...

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  • It looks like the CME will win the battle of Bitcoin futures
It looks like the CME will win the battle of Bitcoin futures

X CME futures were at $19,100, after initially opening at $26,500 Sunday only to quickly drop below $19,000. Financial market company CME Group has launched Bitcoin futures trading, as part of its efforts to support the expansion of digital currency.

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  • US Asks Pakistan To Take 'Decisive Action' Against Terrorist Groups
US Asks Pakistan To Take 'Decisive Action' Against Terrorist Groups

Gen (Retd) Nasser Khan Janjua said the world community needed to recognize Pakistan's sacrifices in war against terrorism as the country suffered the most as compared to other nations. The CPEC links China's restive Xinjiang region with Pakistan's Balochistan province. Janjua, who rarely speaks in public on security issues, contended the USA had ...

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  • Ryanair pilots in Portugal suspend strike, union to negotiate
Ryanair pilots in Portugal suspend strike, union to negotiate

On Friday, Ryanair agreed to recognise unions for the first time ever, but unions wanted talks to ensure the details of the agreement. It will bring certainty to Ryanair passengers travel plans over the Christmas period. Niall Shanahan, a spokesman for Impact , a union to which IALPA is affiliated, said: "We indicated to Ryanair that we ...

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  • Monthly upward Move - Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) performed 1.89%
Monthly upward Move - Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) performed 1.89%

Bp Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Ulta for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.40B market cap company. The firm current ratio calculated as 5.40, this value is acceptable if it lies in 1.3% to 3%. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight" on Wednesday, March 16. The company presently has an aver...

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  • United Kingdom retail sales flatter to deceive thanks to Black Friday effect
United Kingdom retail sales flatter to deceive thanks to Black Friday effect

Spending in terms of cash was 4.7% higher. The year-on-year growth rate increased to 1.6%, with the previous month's growth revised to flat from the 0.3% fall originally estimated. In addition, the research found that food continued to be the smallest contribution to growth in internet sales, contributing only 0.7 percentage points.

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  • Gas prices drop slightly
Gas prices drop slightly

Prices are about 24 cents more than at the same point a year ago. " Fuel economy for test vehicles averaged a 2.7% improvement". While some vehicles are created to run on premium octane gasoline, others simply recommend it. Because prices for premium vary greatly across the USA, both AAA and GasBuddy urge drivers to shop around for the best ...

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  • Early storm dumps up to 6 inches of snow on mid-Atlantic
Early storm dumps up to 6 inches of snow on mid-Atlantic

Northern Rhode Island could see seven to eight inches of snow Saturday and Sunday, according to the latest forecasts from the National Weather Service . Emergency management officials planned to open warming centers in Baltimore, Pasadena, Odenton and Edgewater Saturday night through Sunday morning. Three to six inches of snow is forecast for we...

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  • Chiefs Suspend Peters For Throwing Official's Flag
Chiefs Suspend Peters For Throwing Official's Flag

We say it but this league is so competitive and every week is an important week. There have been multiple times this season when Peters has cost the team yards based on his inability to keep his emotions in check. There's no word yet from the Chiefs about who steps into that spot. The club also added veteran corner Darrelle Revis , who made his C...

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  • Same-sex marriage bill looks set to pass Parliament
Same-sex marriage bill looks set to pass Parliament

In the 150-seat parliament there were only four No votes, three from the ruling Liberal-National coalition and one Independent. The Marriage Amendment bill, if passed, will change the Marriage Act to legalise same-sex marriage. The move comes after nearly 13 million Australians (79.5%) voted in the country's non-binding postal ballot to endorse t...

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  • Oliver Schmidt jailed for seven years for Volkswagen emissions scam
Oliver Schmidt jailed for seven years for Volkswagen emissions scam

In August, he pleaded guilty to conspiracy and to making a false statement under the Clean Air Act. Regrettably, I agreed to follow it. Judge Cox told Schmidt in reply to the same during the sentencing hearing that he " viewed the cover-up as an opportunity to shine and climb up the corporate ladder ".

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  • Tiger's return options three under-par rounds
Tiger's return options three under-par rounds

Butch Harmon said it is not out of the question that Tiger Woods will win another major after an encouraging comeback at the Hero World Challenge. He also had a double bogey. But the 79 times PGA Tour victor struck back with birdies at 11, 14 and 15 before bogeys at 17 and 18. He added three birdies on the back nine but closed poorly, with bogeys o...

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  • GM Self-Driving Cars to Be Ready for Ride-Sharing in 2019
GM Self-Driving Cars to Be Ready for Ride-Sharing in 2019

GM has enjoyed a recent surge in its share price, as investors bet on its plans for self-driving and electric cars, although the company's profit is driven entirely by demand for trucks and SUVs in North America, and its growing sales in China.

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  • Jimbo Fisher leaves FSU for Texas A&M
Jimbo Fisher leaves FSU for Texas A&M

The Noles will win and move to 6-6, extending their bowl streak to 36 years in an otherwise bad season. Florida State is reportedly already vetting candidates to replace Fisher. Fisher's buyout from Florida State is the sum remaining on the contracts of his assistants who are not retained, which would be in the range of $7 million.

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  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos now worth $100 bn
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos now worth $100 bn

That makes the 53-year-old owner of the Washington Post the first billionaire to pass the $100-billion mark since 1999, when Bill Gates had a 12-figure net worth. Unlike Gates, Bezos has given very little of his fortune to charity so far. However, given the rate his net worth has increased over the past few years, it won't be long before he finds...

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  • Miley Cyrus Is Not Pregnant. She Just Ate Too Much
Miley Cyrus Is Not Pregnant. She Just Ate Too Much

No, Miley Cyrus is not pregnant - she's just been busy feasting for the holidays. "Ain't it ironic? #VeganTurkeyBaby ", many still speculated if she was pregnant. " Miley looks pregnant omg cancelled", one fan wrote. "RUDE! Not pregnant just eating a s**t ton of tofurkey", Miley tweeted . However, while many fans were quick to offer th...

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  • Chiefs Sign Darrelle Revis
Chiefs Sign Darrelle Revis

Revis spent last season with the Jets before he was cut in late February. Bob Sutton told me years ago he lifted a lot from Rex Ryan's scheme to build his own with the Chiefs. "He's had a Hall-of-Fame career and his leadership and playing experience will be valuable to our defense". His career numbers include 485 tackles, 137 passes defensed ...

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  • Nokia 2 Price Rs 6999/-, Know offers, features
Nokia 2 Price Rs 6999/-, Know offers, features

HMD Global , the Finnish company responsible for Nokia's comeback into the smartphone game has launched the Nokia 2 in India for Rs 6,999. The Nokia 2 is available in three different colours: Copper Black, Pure Black and White. Nokia has also included "Bothie" feature that enables users to use both front and rear cameras simultaneously. The d...

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  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

She says that she has achieved the performance turnaround target that she set when she joined the company in 2011. Since the breakup, Palo Alto, California-based HPE has furthered its transformation, spinning off a big chunk of its business software line-up previous year in an $8.8 billion deal with Micro Focus International PLC.

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  • Yellen will resign from Fed upon Powell swearing in
Yellen will resign from Fed upon Powell swearing in

But "a few" officials remained anxious that inflation has failed to accelerate toward the Fed's 2 percent goal as expected. The Fed now targets a range of 1 per cent to 1.25 per cent for its benchmark overnight rate. The weakness of price pressures amid record low unemployment and steady job creation has baffled economists. Federal Reserve Ch...

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  • Uber data breach raises unsettling questions for infosec
Uber data breach raises unsettling questions for infosec

Two hackers managed to access personal information they stole from a "third-party cloud-based service". For about 600,000 US drivers , the hackers obtained driver's license numbers, and the company has offered them free credit monitoring services, the company has said.

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  • Department Of Justice To Sue To Block AT&T, Time Warner Merger
Department Of Justice To Sue To Block AT&T, Time Warner Merger

AT&T and Time Warner are not direct competitors, but the lawsuit alleges that the $108 billion acquisition would substantially lessen competition - allowing AT&T to have distribution control over Time Warner's popular television programming.

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  • Uber makes a deal of 24000 Volvo XC90S for the driverless fleet
Uber makes a deal of 24000 Volvo XC90S for the driverless fleet

Uber and its investors have been itching for some good news and it appears that this partnership with Volvo is a great signs for its future. Volvo says that it has worked closely with Uber engineers to help develop the XC90 SUVs that will be used in the program.

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  • Judge declares mistrial in New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez bribery trial
Judge declares mistrial in New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez bribery trial

District Court Judge William H. Walls declared a mistrial after jurors were not able to reach a unanimous verdict during more than 15 hours of deliberations this week. Addressing reporters, an emotional Menendez said that "certain elements of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and of our state cannot understand, or even worse, accept that the La...

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  • Job Creation First, Tax Reform Second In House Tax Bill
Job Creation First, Tax Reform Second In House Tax Bill

Slaughter and dissenting voters, including several New York City-area Republicans, said they their opposition was triggered because the bills would - counter to Collins' estimations - raise taxes on middle-class households. Additionally, the plan lowers the tax rate on small businesses to the lowest it has been since WWII. Individual tax brack...

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  • Offer rejected, college strike continues at Sheridan College's Mississauga and Brampton campuses
Offer rejected, college strike continues at Sheridan College's Mississauga and Brampton campuses

Faculty went on strike October 16. The two sides were bargaining when the Council announced November 6 that it would ask the The Ontario Labour Relations Board to hold a vote. "Students are suffering financially, emotionally and academically", tweeted the College Student Alliance. "We will not speculate (on that possibility)".

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  • With Koch brothers' help, reports say
With Koch brothers' help, reports say

Meredith Corp is in talks to purchase Time Inc , with the backing of billionaires Charles and David Koch, the New York Times reported on November 15. Wichita-based Koch Industries operates oil refineries in several states. The companies did not comment publicly about the reports , but the Journal said two unidentified Meredith executives den...

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  • Food Pantry resumes after volunteer becomes 4th victim of Seminole Heights Killer
Food Pantry resumes after volunteer becomes 4th victim of Seminole Heights Killer

Dugan now says he is calling the person in the video a suspect in at least two of the Seminole Heights murders. He was wearing all black and a black baseball cap and armed with a large black pistol, police said. "We need to catch this killer before we need to notify one more family that one of their loved ones is dead", Buckhorn said. The string ...

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  • Norway wealth fund plans to drop oil and gas stocks
Norway wealth fund plans to drop oil and gas stocks

It is among the largest investors in a wide range of oil companies, holding stakes at the end of 2016 of 2.3 per cent in Royal Dutch Shell, 1.7 per cent of BP, 0.9 per cent of Chevron and 0.8 per cent of Exxon Mobil. "But clearly the direction is that. if the ministry and the politicians think it is good advice and they say yes to it, clearly the i...

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  • Keystone pipeline in South Dakota shut down after leak detected
Keystone pipeline in South Dakota shut down after leak detected

Back in April 2016, crew responded to a spill from the Keystone pipeline in Freeman, South Dakota . "Ultimately, the cleanup responsibility lies with TransCanada, and they'll have to clean it up in compliance with our state regulations", Brian Walsh, an environmental scientist manager at the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Res...

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  • Ireland misses out on Rugby World Cup 2023
Ireland misses out on Rugby World Cup 2023

However, it has officially been decided that France will hold the event for a third time. World Rugby's technical review group released findings last month that Ireland's bid is the weakest of the three but many are hopeful that we'll come out on top.

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  • Strain on households persists as inflation holds steady
Strain on households persists as inflation holds steady

Rawat said the rise in wholesale price index (WPI) numbers may have corresponding upward impact on consumer price index (CPI) which may limit the possibility of rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which has already shown concern for increase in inflation in the future.

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