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High school walkouts, protests against Trump enter second week
- November 27, 2016

Aside from the arrests, police said the demonstration continued to be peaceful. School staff worked with students and police to ensure that the protest was safe and positive, according to Mattos. After violence broke out Wednesday morning at a student-led protest, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith issued a video message saying he expected "all students to remain in school and participate in the daily educational program as intended", WTOP reported. (more...)
SolarCity acquisition puts Tesla ahead of the green energy game SolarCity acquisition puts Tesla ahead of the green energy game
- November 27, 2016

Excluding the votes of Elon and other affiliated shareholders, more than 85% of shares voted were cast in favor of the acquisition. Shares of both companies dropped in the ensuing months. SolarCity said it expects the deal to close in the coming days. The company has promised almost 1,500 jobs at the $900 million factory in South Buffalo and more than 1,400 new jobs supplying or providing services to SolarCity . (more...)
Hurricane Otto leaves 4 dead in Costa Rica Hurricane Otto leaves 4 dead in Costa Rica
- November 27, 2016

Central America suffered a hurricane and offshore quake at the same time today, triggering alarm in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Costa Rica but no immediate reports of any casualties. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says weakening is expected after landfall and Otto is expected to be a tropical storm by Thursday night. Otto is expected to be a tropical storm as it emerges into the eastern Pacific Ocean. (more...)
AAA: New England holiday travelers on move in record numbers AAA: New England holiday travelers on move in record numbers
- November 27, 2016

The Energy Department expects both crude oil and gasoline prices will continue to decrease in the coming months, with US average gasoline prices reaching a low of $1.97 per gallon in January. "One million more Americans than past year will carve out time to visit with friends and family this Thanksgiving", said Marshall Doney, AAA's president and CEO. (more...)
Cilic: 'Being up 2-1 helps mentally'. Del Potro: 'I'll give everything'
- November 27, 2016

Juan Martin del Potro fought back to level the match for Argentina - who had put out holders Great Britain in the semi-final - when he beat Ivo Karlovic 6-4 6-7 (8/6) 6-3 7-5. "He will be playing at home and it will be hard", del Potro said. "They deserve to win the tournament after eliminating the U.S. away and defeating France, but we made it really far after playing the whole year away from home". (more...)
Obama Administration says it stands behind election results Obama Administration says it stands behind election results
- November 27, 2016

If Clinton had worked as hard over the past 16 years to abolish the Electoral College as she worked to win the Democratic nomination, she would be moving back into the White House in January. This makes Trump the first Republican to win the state since 1988. The law will take effect nationally when it is enacted by states with 105 more electoral votes. (more...)
Oil prices fall on strong dollar, trading thin ahead of OPEC meeting Oil prices fall on strong dollar, trading thin ahead of OPEC meeting
- November 27, 2016

Bjarne Schieldrop, chief commodities analyst with SEB Bank in Oslo said prices could rebound if the November 30 meeting succeeded in reaching a targeted production cap of 32.5 million to 33.0 million barrels per day (bpd), from the 33.64 million bpd the group pumped in October. (more...)
Modi's black-money jibe at Opposition roils Parliament Modi's black-money jibe at Opposition roils Parliament
- November 27, 2016

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh led the opposition attack, saying the step was a " monumental management failure" which would lead to dip in GDP growth by at least 2 per cent. Modi's remark attracted a sharp criticism from the opposition in Rajya Sabha and members demaning an apology from him. "Why should the Prime Minister apologise?" "How can the Prime Minister make an allegation that all parties are in favour of black money? ". (more...)
Positive mindset key for England on day three - Rashid Positive mindset key for England on day three - Rashid
- November 27, 2016

Two moments of brilliance in the field dragged England back into the equation on day two of the third Test against India . Pujara (51) and Kohli (40) preferred caution over aggression, adding 75 runs for the unbroken third wicket. Rashid struck in only the second over after tea as Pujara holed out to Chris Woakes on the leg-side. Rahane, who lasted all of six balls, was outfoxed by the spin as the ball his front pad plumb in front of the wicket. (more...)
Lego, IPad Drive Record Online Sales on Black Friday, Adobe Says Lego, IPad Drive Record Online Sales on Black Friday, Adobe Says
- November 27, 2016

However, the big companies over the years have given their best deals for Black Friday especially for tech products which are considered the best for the year. Steve Haban of Wailuku and daughter, Sachi, 5, take a break from Black Friday shopping while the rest of their family seek other deals at the Outlets of Maui Lahaina. (more...)
Alzheimer's drug trial fail dashes hopes
- November 27, 2016

Siemers said . Shares in Lilly were down nearly 14% premarket at the time of writing. The fallout also hit Biogen stocks, which fell 8 percent in premarket trading. The pharmaceutical world had held its breath awaiting the results of the final-stage study, which were expected to be released in early December. The financial cost of the failure is high. (more...)
Late-season Tropical Storm Otto strengthens in the Caribbean
- November 27, 2016

A further day of heavy rain is forecast in Panama with gusts of up to 50 miles per hour (80km/h). Otto became the seventh hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic season earlier in the day when the US-based National Hurricane Center updated it from a tropical storm. (more...)
European Union negotiator: 15-month window to negotiate Brexit European Union negotiator: 15-month window to negotiate Brexit
- November 27, 2016

LONDON , Nov 21 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to get big business behind her Brexit strategy on Monday , toning down plans to put workers on company boards and promising to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research. (more...)
Black Friday Deals Excite Holiday Shoppers Black Friday Deals Excite Holiday Shoppers
- November 27, 2016

The shoppers were back at Dolphin Mall and Dadeland Mall Friday to score more deals. "We'll either go out on foot or on bicycles, patrolling the parking lots and the areas around the shopping areas", Crime Prevention Officer, John Kerrigan said. (more...)
Can Opec boost the oil price?
- November 27, 2016

As one of the cartel's largest producers, Saudi Arabia felt that OPEC needed to solidify its internal supply agreement before going to the negotiating table with non-OPEC members. In the meantime, it is worth recalling that due to the sharp decline in global oil prices from $100 per barrel to lower than $50, any decline in oil market will undoubtedly bring about the greatest loss to Saudis, with a production of over 10.6 million bpd, than it would do to Iran who produces less than four million ... (more...)
Coloradoans to spend Thanksgiving at Standing Rock protest
- November 27, 2016

Native American tribes and activists from across the country have gathered at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation for months to demonstrate against the Dakota Access pipeline , which is slated to carry oil almost 1,200 miles from North Dakota to IL. (more...)
Minnesotans React To Fidel Castro's Death Minnesotans React To Fidel Castro's Death
- November 27, 2016

They are part of an annual project to deliver medical aid to Cuba. Kavulich says Cuba and the US will now focus more intently on February of 2018 when President Raul Castro steps down, and the government will no longer be run by the Castro family. (more...)
Faf du Plessis breaks silence following ICC verdict
- November 27, 2016

Du Plessis landed in trouble after television footage appeared to show him using saliva to shine the ball with a mint in his mouth during the fourth day of the second Test in Hobart last week. "Probably just for bad breath now, not for shining the ball anymore", du Plessis quipped. The third and final Test between Australia and South Africa will be played under lights with the pink ball which will be the first ever instance for the African nation. (more...)
Ukraine corruption and Russian aggression both on table at European Union summit
- November 27, 2016

The foreign ministers of France, Germany , Russia, and Ukraine will meet in Belarus next week to discuss the implementation of a cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine . It was attended by Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, who urged his European Union partners to follow through on their promise of visa-free travel for Ukraine's citizens. (more...)
Florence Henderson: Hollywood Remembers Beloved 'The Brady Bunch' Matriarch
- November 27, 2016

Lauer praised Henderson's role as Carol Brady on "The Brady Bunch", which spanned five seasons from 1969 to 1974. She was the youngest of ten children. In grade school, she joined the choir at a Catholic church in Rockport, Indiana . She will live on forever in everyone's hearts all over the world. (more...)

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