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Banking stocks lift Dow Jones to record high
- November 20, 2016

TRUMP EFFECT: Investors are gauging the possible implications of policy changes that may come about when the Trump administration takes office in January, including tax cuts, infrastructure spending and deregulation. MARKETS OVERSEAS: Germany's DAX rose 0.4 percent, while France's CAC 40 slid 0.9 percent. India's Sensex climbed 1.6 percent to 27,690.21. For months, investors viewed Trump and his proposed agenda as a more risky bet for the economy and the markets than his rival, who had been ... (more...)
England run riot against outclassed Fiji
- November 20, 2016

Against Fiji, England scored five tries inside the opening 26 minutes but did concede three either side of half-time. Fiji coach John McKee was impressed by England's performance, but the Kiwi refused to be drawn on whether he believes they are good enough to dethrone New Zealand. (more...)
Kings coach Dave Joerger to go with smaller starting lineup Kings coach Dave Joerger to go with smaller starting lineup
- November 20, 2016

The Toronto Raptors and Sacramento Kings clash Sunday night in National Basketball Association action at the Golden 1 Center. "DeMarcus is going to play center", Joerger said. "It's not a detriment to anyone else and what they've done". "If we don't play with urgency and energy at the beginning of the game, it won't matter what lineup we put out there". (more...)
Beyonce, Jay Z tell concertgoers to go vote for Clinton
- November 20, 2016

Trump, whose controversial campaign has divided the Republican Party, has appeared with a ragtag group of supporters including former Indiana University basketball coach Bobby Knight. Big Sean recalled being in the audience eight years ago when Jay Z hosted a similar free event for Obama's campaign in 2008. Donald Trump on Saturday criticized Jay Z for the foul language he used while performing a concert at a Hillary Clinton rally the night before, saying that if he were to use such ... (more...)
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick Are Reportedly Living Together Again Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick Are Reportedly Living Together Again
- November 20, 2016

Kourtney and Scott split previous year because he had an affair with a young woman who is not famous. The pair has been involved since 2006, and they have three children together. Now, "both Scott and Kourtney would love the kids to have another brother or sister". "You have to give them credit". It looks like Scott Disick has been very mean to Kourtney Kardashian . (more...)
Should We Get Ready for a Rate Hike in December?
- November 20, 2016

Also stoking the dollar rally were growing expectations the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates next month on signs of rising inflation and improved economic growth. Nor did she say that uncertainty, or the risks associated with it, had changed the Fed's outlook on the economy or its plan on raising interest rates, at least for now. (more...)
Obama, Putin Briefly Speak About Syria, Ukraine Obama, Putin Briefly Speak About Syria, Ukraine
- November 20, 2016

Both countries helped negotiate a multinational trade agreement with the USA and nine other Pacific Rim countries. "The Trump Pacific Partnership for instance, that'd be fine", Key said, laughing. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion and Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland have also met with their counterparts, USA congressional staffers and business leaders to tout Canada as a pro-trade government. (more...)
Pacific leaders defend trade against Trump tide Pacific leaders defend trade against Trump tide
- November 20, 2016

The leaders of the 12 member states of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreed Saturday to step up efforts to implement the free trade agreement despite opposition by U.S. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion and Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland have also met with their counterparts, USA congressional staffers and business leaders to tout Canada as a pro-trade government. (more...)
Pence: 'I wasn't offended' by message of 'Hamilton' cast
- November 20, 2016

Tom Boggioni is a writer in San Diego, Calif. He had his own message for Pence. Trump had a different take on the message from cast member Brandon Victor Dixon, who had expressed his concerns in a prepared speech after the curtain call about the incoming Republican administration. (more...)
Bernie Sanders Calls on Trump to Revoke Appointment of Bernie Sanders Calls on Trump to Revoke Appointment of "Racist" Bannon
- November 20, 2016

Sen. Bernie Sanders expressed his disappointment Monday with Hillary Clinton's failure to secure the support of white working-class voters in last week's presidential election. Sanders would have blown Trump out of the water in a populist movement that was honest. "Unacceptable." Schumer, who was elected minority leader of the Senate on Wednesday, delivered a almost identical criticism of the president-elect's decision to hire former Breitbart chairman in a speech to the progressive group ... (more...)
Sanders urges Trump to rescind 'unacceptable' Bannon appointment Sanders urges Trump to rescind 'unacceptable' Bannon appointment
- November 20, 2016

Sanders said he had not spoken directly with Clinton following her loss, but only on conference call with other Senate Democrats. "I was elected as an Independent and I will finish this term as an Independent", Sanders said at an event sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor, The Hill reported . (more...)
Speculation grows over Merkel's re-election plans in Germany
- November 20, 2016

And so it fell to Mr Obama to reassure them of Mr Trump's "pragmatic" intentions, based on his own Oval Office meeting with the billionaire last week. There had been speculation Chancellor Merkel would bow out after coming under enormous pressure over her open door approach to the refugee crisis. "Chancellor Merkel is perhaps the only leader left among our closest allies that was there when I arrived", he said of the chancellor who has been in office for 11 years. (more...)
Saudi Arabia denies Arab coalition violated Yemen truce
- November 20, 2016

In Midi, in the northwest, fighting killed four rebels and three soldiers, a military official said. "Based on the agreement reached in Muscat, we affirm our commitment to the ceasefire if the other party respects it", Luqman said, referring to the accord signed with US Secretary of State John Kerry in the Omani capital on Monday. (more...)
'Fantastic Beasts' lives up to its name
- November 20, 2016

It was a magical journey that unfolded a new era of wizards. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them \/em is the screenwriting debut of Harry Potter \/em author JK Rowling and is directing by Harry Potter \/em movie veteran David Yates. (more...)
With "Fantastic Beasts" JK Rowling Has Done It Again
- November 20, 2016

A very unassuming Scamander arrives in NY in 1926, decades before Harry Potter and his adventures begin. Redmayne makes for a fantastic Scamander, a soft-spoken, reluctant hero more comfortable with beasts than humans. King: I mean health is so important so you can run and jump and play. I was sad when it ended because I only wanted more from the fantastical beasts . (more...)
Mary Keitany, Ghirmay Ghebresiassie win New York City Marathon titles
- November 20, 2016

American Abdi Abdirahman, 39, was third in 2:11:23 with Japan's Hiroyuki Yamamoto fourth in his NY debut, another 26 seconds adrift. In the 20th mile, Ghebreslassie surged away from Rotich and Desisa, accelerating ahead to pull away from his last threats. (more...)
Train in northern India derails, killing at least 24 people Train in northern India derails, killing at least 24 people
- November 20, 2016

Some of the coaches crumpled when they crashed into others, trapping hundreds of people inside. Get breaking news right in your inbox. . Several trains using the line have been diverted to other routes, Anil Saxena, spokesman for Indian Railways, said in New Delhi. (more...)
Do Democrats regret the 'nuclear option' now that Trump will be president?
- November 20, 2016

After losing, Hillary Clinton said the nation owes Trump "an open mind and the chance to lead". Republican and Democratic presidents deferred sharp policy and ideological differences to find a point of unity in King's dream of a "beloved community". (more...)
Zuckerberg announces new steps to curb fake news on Facebook
- November 20, 2016

The only solution to Facebook's problem, according to Prof Vaidhyanathan, is the laborious and labour-intensive human checking of facts. A Google statement said new policies "will start prohibiting Google ads from being placed on misrepresentative content, just as we disallow misrepresentation in our ads policies". (more...)
Sharon Jones, Singer and Soul-Funk Bandleader, Dies at 60
- November 20, 2016

The sultry singer was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2013, but went into remission and continued to tour and record music. The film documents her transformation into a cancer patient and back into a full-throated force. Jones and her band picked up a large fanbase across the country but especially in their home base of Brooklyn, New York. In July, Jones in an interview with NPR's Terry Gross described returning to performing after surgery and performing while still undergoing ... (more...)

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