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MTA fare and toll hike coming in March 2017 MTA fare and toll hike coming in March 2017
- November 17, 2016

Cuenca said the proposed increase would be the lowest since the MTA implemented biennial toll and fare increases in 2009. Currently, a single ride costs $2.75, but commuters who purchase a MetroCard with $5.50 in value (aka two rides) or greater receive an 11 percent fare "bonus". (more...)
Pluto May Have an Icy Sea Beneath its Surface Pluto May Have an Icy Sea Beneath its Surface
- November 17, 2016

The 1300 km-long, 900-km wide basin, located in the icy heart-shaped region called Tombaugh Regio, is heavy enough that its mass actually caused the dwarf planet to reorient, effectively rolling over, to position the basin on the axis of Pluto's tidal tug-of-war with Charon. (more...)
Chaos, Long Queues Continue At Banks; Most ATMs Run Out Of Cash
- November 17, 2016

He further added that about 2 lakh micro-ATMs will come to the rescue of people as the government has directed banks to activate almost 1.1 lakh such ATMs in rural areas and almost 90,000 in urban and semi-urban areas. However, people depositing big amounts are likely to find tax officials looking into their finances. The government has blamed the long lines outside banks on unscrupulous elements using ordinary citizens to exchange illegal cash by multiple transactions. (more...)
Anti-Trump protests roll into seventh day Anti-Trump protests roll into seventh day
- November 17, 2016

The news agency reported that students said they joined the protest because of the divisive rhetoric during the campaign or because they wanted to show solidarity for friends and Muslim and immigrant students. Obama said he was "encouraged" by the wide-ranging conversation the pair had, adding that it's important "we call come together" to face the challenges America faces. (more...)
Sen. Lindsay Graham Calls on Congress to Investigate Alleged Russian Hacks
- November 17, 2016

The senator's call represents an attack on Trump's policy positions , especially because the investigation that Graham has described would not be limited to the election, but would also include what he calls " Russia's misadventures throughout the world ", even in places like Syria. (more...)
Canadian immigration site crashed with inquiries after election
- November 17, 2016

As the election results rolled in and murmurings spread that Donald Trump was on the verge of winning the U.S. presidency on Tuesday night, the Canadian Immigration website abruptly went black. "If Americans want to talk about NAFTA, I'm happy to talk about it", Trudeau said. Ruiz Massieu said Mexico "believes in free trade" and the governments "have the challenge to make sure that the opportunities created by NAFTA are more inclusive and that more people in the three countries feel the ... (more...)
Ambassador Says Canada Is Open to Renegotiating NAFTA with Trump
- November 17, 2016

He noted that the U.S.is Canada's largest trading partner and Canada is the largest trading partner for the U.S. Rob Calabrese, who started the website Cape Breton if Donald Trump Wins to jokingly invite Americans to come to Canada, told the CBC on Wednesday that becoming a Canadian citizen is harder than his lighthearted site may make it seem. (more...)
1 million sign up for Obamacare for 2017 so far 1 million sign up for Obamacare for 2017 so far
- November 17, 2016

These plans allow for beneficiaries to see multiple providers, as long as they are within the plan's network, providing more freedom of choice. Also, less doctors in OH will be in-network, so out-of-network costs will contribute to higher costs to consumers. (more...)
Malaysia asks Japan's Abe to convince Trump to support TPP
- November 17, 2016

Being squarely in China's crosshairs, Japan will benefit from an America with a newfound backbone when it comes to PRC efforts to dominate East Asia, displace the United States in the region, and cow Japan into submission. Japan agreed last December to boost spending for U.S. forces in Japan by 1.4% for the next five years, at an average of 189.3 billion yen ($1.74 billion) per year. (more...)
Chevrolet Bolt named Motor Trend Car of the Year Chevrolet Bolt named Motor Trend Car of the Year
- November 17, 2016

Motor Trend thinks that it's a world-class small vehicle that offers smoothness, quietness, and instant-on torque provided by the electric motor. The editors went on to praise the Bolt's driving dynamics, saying that "It's not quite correct to say the Bolt EV drives just like a regular small hatchback, because, fundamentally, it drives better than most regular small hatchbacks". (more...)
Trump Meets With Far-Right UK 'Brexit' Leader Nigel Farage
- November 17, 2016

There is talk of Farage becoming Trump's special adviser to Europe and although he said it would probably not happen he did not rule it out. UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed that he was a factor in Donald Trump winning the USA presidential election on Tuesday. (more...)
IEA: US highly likely to eliminate net oil import by 2040
- November 17, 2016

Birol is also skeptical about the outcome of government officials from dozens of countries converging this month in Morocco to implement curbs on emissions agreed to a year ago in Paris , saying it won't be enough to quickly slow down crude oil consumption: "Today, 81 percent of global energy comes from fossil fuels, and in 2040, even if all the pledges are implemented, this share will go down to 74 percent ". (more...)
Moderate earthquake hits Delhi, Haryana; no loss of life Moderate earthquake hits Delhi, Haryana; no loss of life
- November 17, 2016

Strong tremours woke people in Delhi and NCR on Thursday morning at 4.30 am. Delhi NCR comes under a high quake sensitivity zone. As per the Indian Meteorological Department, the quake hit at Rajasthan-Haryana border. Residents were seen feeling out of their homes on the roads. The natural disaster, a shallow one, struck at a depth of 10 kilometers, the US Geological Survey said. (more...)
Murray Wins in 1st Small Step Toward Year-end No Murray Wins in 1st Small Step Toward Year-end No
- November 17, 2016

In unprecedented fashion, Murray captures his first win after a slow start against Marin Cilic of Croatia. Djokovic, usurped as world number one last week by Murray after 122 weeks at the summit, has already won his group after defeating Dominic Thiem and Milos Raonic , even before Thursday's match against alternate David Goffin . (more...)
Stocks Strengthen in U.S. as Dow Extends Winning Streak to Seven Days
- November 17, 2016

The Nasdaq , however, headed in the opposite direction, closing strong with a 0.4 per cent gain to 5,294.58. However, Wednesday's result could be a sign of a fading post-Trump rally. The dollar climbed to 109.53 yen from 109.32 yen Tuesday. Declines of more than 1.1% in Caterpillar Inc . and Boeing Co . weighed on the industrials group. (more...)
5 tips to protect yourself from utility scams 5 tips to protect yourself from utility scams
- November 17, 2016

Customers with delinquent accounts will receive past due reminder notifications. The collaborative, which includes utility member organizations such as Edison Electric Institute and American Gas Association, encourages utilities to share these messages to help guard against scam activity. (more...)
Dollar Loses Momentum in Asian Trading Dollar Loses Momentum in Asian Trading
- November 17, 2016

Japan's Nikkei () lost 0.4 percent and Australian stocks () shed 0.3 percent. Weaker-than-forecast data on USA producer prices and industrial production on Wednesday pinned Treasury yields near their 10-month peaks and put a cap on the dollar . (more...)
Better Buy: Home Depot, Inc. vs. Target Better Buy: Home Depot, Inc. vs. Target
- November 17, 2016

The Home Depot accounts for 1.8% of Seaward Management Limited Partnership's holdings, making the stock its 14th largest position. Revenue climbed 6.1% to $23.15 billion. Shares of Home Depot closed Monday at $127.67, with a consensus analyst price target of $147.88 and a 52-week trading range of $109.62 to $139.00. (more...)
Calls for Trump to dump Bannon increase Calls for Trump to dump Bannon increase
- November 17, 2016

A Rhode Island congressman says he is among 120 House of Representatives members calling on Donald Trump to rescind his appointment of Stephen Bannon as chief strategist . Charges of racism against Breitbart News have been leveled for months by critics of Stephen Bannon , its executive chairman and president-elect Donald Trump's campaign chief. (more...)
Govt to use indelible ink to track suspicious deposits Govt to use indelible ink to track suspicious deposits
- November 17, 2016

India is to use indelible ink to prevent people from exchanging old notes a couple of times, the government said on Tuesday (Nov 15), a week after the withdrawal of high-value banknotes from circulation in a crackdown on "black money". Meanwhile Nepal Premier Prachanda called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought arrangement so that Nepalese holding a huge stock of banned high denomination Indian bank notes could swap them with legal currency in the country. (more...)

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