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West Bank settlement evacuated in 5th day of Israeli fires

Firefighters extinguished blazes ravaging Israel and West Bank settlements that forced tens of thousands to flee their homes and saw more than 20 people arrested , Agence France-Presse reported , quoting authorities as saying on Sunday. He said there were " minorities " among the suspects , apparently referring to Arab Israeli citizens or Palestinians. Israeli police said they had arrested 12 people suspected of arson.

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Local Cubans react to death of Fidel Castro

I bumped into a longtime friend-fellow journalist Rene Pedrosa. There were elderly and middle-aged people, also children, many brought by their parents to witness an important page in history. This news story is related to Print/168000-Putin-praises-Castro-as-symbol-of-an-era/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. She is not the only one with a heavy heart - many here in Little Havana have family members and friends under the Cuban regime and there is still a Castro in charge in ...

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Economist says online shopping Cyber Monday trends steal Black Friday shopping shine

And for those who do venture out to stores, spending isn't always top of mind. On the bricks and mortar side, the company said it managed to sell 3,200 units every minute in the first hour after opening its doors. The widespread use of mobile phones and access to high-speed internet are likely contributing to more shoppers turning to the internet ahead of Cyber Monday , Gaffney said.

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Shoppers hunt for deals, hit the shops for entertainment

The parking lot exceeded capacity about noon Friday, but the mall was offering shuttles to bring people to and from their cars. Black Friday remains the busiest shopping day of the year, with the National Retail Federation forecasting 74 percent of holiday shoppers will hit the stores on Black Friday.

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Trump, Flynn to spread fear of Islam

However, Mr Trump's choice for attorney general could face obstacles in his confirmation hearing , even with Republicans in control of the senate. "Mr. He also traveled to Russia on a trip paid for by state-run media and met with Russian President Vladimir Putin. By placing him as national security advisor, Trump can avoid having one of his closest advisors being grilled on his policy by Congress and lawmakers.

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TCS veteran debunks Mistry's charge against Ratan Tata

A 5-page letter headlined "One man's ego versus an institution" issued by Cyrus Mistry's office also alleged that it was the then Chief FC Kohli's illness that had prevented Ratan Tata from going ahead and inking the deal with IBM. He had said on Tuesday that it was Tata's ego that had made buy Corus for "double" its worth. On Tuesday, Mistry's office observed that ego issues had caused the Tata Group to suffer a huge unnecessary premia on the purchase of Corus Steel.

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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 88.76 points, or 0.5%, to 18,956.69. The Russell 2000 index added 3.63 points, or 0.3%, to 1,319.33 according to preliminary FactSet data. The euro's rise is mainly "profit-taking after the large moves", Boele said. In currency markets, the dollar was flat versus the euro and the yen but 0.4% firmer against the pound.

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India struggles as millions throng banks to swap currency

Especially not one carrying a club. The Indian government says the old bank notes can temporarily be used for essential services such as medical assistance. "Who else is suffering?" Stronger laws and monitoring could help curb phoney export deals, and money-laundering in stocks. In his television speech on Tuesday, Modi also dwelled on the scourge of fake bank notes, saying militants operating against India were using counterfeit of the 500 rupee note.

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Obama administration suspends vote effort for TPP deal

Senator Mitch McConnell, the chamber's Republican majority leader, told reporters "no" when asked if Congress would consider the TPP. Despite popular opposition from voters, few details of the TPP were discussed on the campaign trail. As recently as last week, U.S. Trade Ambassador Michael Froman held a press call with the vice president of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association to champion TPP and stress that the Obama administration was still pressing for a vote in the lame-duck.

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Trump team to ban lobbyists in administration

His campaign released his plan about three weeks before Election Day , and "drain the swamp" quickly became a favorite rallying cry and social media hashtag. He met first with House Republicans and Speaker Paul Ryan , to be followed by meetings with top Democrats. "It doesn't guarantee the press a seat on the president's plane", he said.

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Obama: Trump presidency's success is America's success

He said it's important for all "to now come together". " It is no secret that the President-elect and I have some pretty significant differences ", Obama said, adding later, that "we all want what's best for this country". Trump noted that he and Obama haven't met each other before. Maybe Trump didn't even know the meeting was scheduled for an hour-maybe what happened is he was nervous before the meeting started and his children/advisors told him it was only going to be 10 minutes to chill ...

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Tesla, SolarCity merger approved with 85% shareholder support

Cost of manufacturing and installation will be cheaper than traditional roof and that is without considering the savings in electricity bills. Musk asked. "You just go into a Tesla store and say yes, and it all works and it's seamless, and you love it". On Thursday, minutes after a merger with sister company SolarCity , Musk finally clarified this point: The new solar shingles would actually be cheaper than a normal roof.

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Harry Potter's World Expands with FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

And we're all hoping that Newt Scamander, Jacob Kowalski, and Porpentina Goldstein can bring their own trio magic as Fantastic Beasts hits theaters this weekend. Redmayne is affable and endearingly awkward as Newt; so, too, is Fogler, and the inclusion of a No-Maj (the American term for the UK's Muggle) in a central role is largely what sets this apart from the more hermetically sealed Potter tales.

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China astronauts return from month-long space station stay

The return capsule entered the return orbit after attitude adjustments, with the two Chinese astronauts onboard reporting that they are in good condition. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, told CNN . China was excluded from the International Space Station mainly due to US legislation barring such cooperation and concerns over the Chinese space program's strongly military character.

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Housing Starts Jump 25.5 Percent in October

Single-family home building, which accounts for the largest share of the residential housing market, jumped 10.7 percent to an 869,000-unit pace in October, the highest since October 2007. Last month's starts number, based on a survey of builders and homeowners, came with a margin of error of 12.6 percentage points. This is up 7.2% from last year's 984,000.

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Sask. residents gather in Regina to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline

For months, hundreds of tribal members and other supporters have camped out in North Dakota with Standing Rock Sioux tribal members in protest of the pipeline. Even though the issue is based in North Dakota, Pennsylvania does a have tie in. Taura Canterbury said our environment needs to be protected. The Army Corps and Department of Interior on Monday delayed a decisionon whether to grant an easement to Energy Transfer Partners, the main company behind the pipeline, for an easement to ...

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Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult

President-elect Donald Trump hadn't been seen in public for days when he walked into New York's 21 Club to applause from fellow diners. Lara Yunaska, wife of Eric Trump, son of President-elect Donald Trump , looks out from an elevator at Trump Tower, Wednesday, Nov.

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Rahul Gandhi given bail in RSS defamation case, refuses to apologise

Addressing a group of workers immediately after the court hearing, Rahul said that his fight is against the people who are against the individual freedom and liberties of Indians. "I am seeing on social media that BJP leaders are holding cash stacks in their hand, where did they get this money from?" "The decision to demonetise was taken by Narendra Modi and this has put you all in hardship".

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Feds call for further discussion before Dakota pipeline can move forward

The Obama administration's U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on Monday again delayed making a final decision on a 1,000-foot easement to tunnel under part of the Missouri River to complete the $3.8 billion, almost 1,200-mile Dakota Access oil pipeline, which is more than 80% complete.

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Australia ratifies greenhouse gas targets agreed on in Paris

Perhaps more troubling for the rest of the world is the cash that was expected to flow from the U.S.to help battle climate change. "If President Trump will not honor the USA commitments under the Paris Agreement, it will negatively impact his ability to get cooperation from other world leaders on other issues such as trade and terrorism".

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Rs 36000 crore saved due to DBT scheme, says Modi

In his first televised address to the nation, Modi said people holding notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 can deposit the same in their bank and post office accounts from November 10 till December 30. While the use of debit and credit cards has increased in the last decade in India, many retailers still either insist on taking cash to evade tax or else ask for mark-ups to cushion the blow.

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Hyperloop project moves forward in UAE

It is the second partner agreement signed in Dubai and the sixth worldwide. The work is the result of deep collaboration between Hyperloop One and BIG's incredible team of architects and engineers. Rob Lloyd, CEO of Hyperloop One said, "Having signed an agreement with DP World in August to pursue a cargo-based Hyperloop One system at Jebel Ali port, our focus has now expanded to include connecting the emirates".

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USA polls show Clinton ahead but battleground states up for grabs

Clinton's campaign has spent more than $267 million in television advertising through Election Day. The speaker encouraged Republicans to "come home" to support Trump in Ryan's home-state Wisconsin , ignoring for a day his icy relationship with the Republican nominee.

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Steven Seagal granted Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin

By late Thursday morning Seagal's Facebook page didn't have any mention about his new citizenship, but he did share a video about protecting the Second Amendment and not voting for Hillary Clinton in the American presidential election. "He has made requests about citizenship for a long time and quite persistently", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying by news agency RIA Novosti.

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRTX) Rating Lowered to Market Perform at William Blair

Covering analysts have the ability to calculate target price estimates using various techniques. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vertex Pharmaceuticals from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $98.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 20th.

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Pranab Mukherjee holds talks with Nepal president to boost ties

Mukherjee invited Bhandari to visit New Delhi at the time of her convenience which she accepted, Jaishankar said. He also shared that Nepal was in the phase of implementing the new constitution while also addressing some concerns over it, said Dr Mahat who was also present in the meeting.

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Yum! Brands Completes Spin-Off of Yum China

Brands makes up approximately 1.66% of Douglas Lane Associates's portfolio. As an independent company, Yum China will invest in new restaurants, increase digital engagement and delivery, he said. The business's revenue was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter previous year. Brands from time to time, including those discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in our most recently filed reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q, as well as in the Form 10 filed with the SEC by Yum China .

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Tesla: Elon Musk adds solar roofs to his clean energy vision

Musk summoned reporters to the old Hollywood set of Desperate Housewives , revealing that four of the inconspicuous houses had solar panels on their roofs instead of asphalt shingles. "The goal is to have solar roofs that look better than a normal roof". Tesla and SolarCity will start installing the new solar roofs in 2017.

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Mark Carney will step down as Bank of England governor in 2019

Mr Carney said he would stay in the post until the end of June 2019, but has opted against serving a full eight-year term. Carney has said publicly that he will decide before the end of the year whether to stay beyond the five-year term he committed to when he joined the BoE in July 2013.

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UK ISPs must now advertise broadband price with line rental included

It has become the norm to see broadband deals advertised for as little as £5 - or even free for a year - without mention of the £18 or £19 line rental that will also need to be paid. Only 23 percent of participants could correctly identify the total cost per month after a first viewing of the ad. Research has already been done regarding broadband provider speed claims and the ASA will announce its next steps later this autumn.