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Rookies Burns, Hargrave and Davis making impact for Steelers
- December 04, 2016

Teresa Varley has Ben Roethlisberger's thoughts on his, Eli Manning's and Philip Rivers' chances at football immortality. Stepping up this week will be important when facing Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers (6-5), winners of two straight. (more...)
Unemployment drops to 4.6%, lowest since 2007
- December 04, 2016

Over the past 12 months, the sector has added 407,000 jobs, some of which will probably drive demand for former retail space, as new clinics and other care facilities open in smaller, community-oriented locations. While the drop is generally good news-many economists consider 4.6 percent " full employment " due to the number of Americans who are able to work-wages didn't increase. (more...)
This Year's Cyber Monday is the Best in the History of Amazon This Year's Cyber Monday is the Best in the History of Amazon
- December 04, 2016

Cyber Monday is set to drive more than $1 billion in transactions on USA mobile devices, while total retail sales across the entire festive period are predicted to exceed $650 billion, with mobile being a key element. In comparison, only Thanksgiving and Black Friday crossed that mark during the same time a year ago. That compared to just a 2.3 percent increase in the year-ago period. (more...)
Putin Calls for Cooperation With U.S.
- December 04, 2016

Putin said his country does not "want" or "need" any confrontation in the speech at the Kremlin, the state-owned TASS news agency reported. 'We need the lessons of history first of all for the reconciliation, the strengthening of the social, political and civil harmony we have reached today, ' he said. (more...)
Oil heads for biggest weekly advance in 15 months
- December 04, 2016

First, OPEC members agreed to cut oil production from its current level of 33.6 million barrels a day to 32.5 million barrels a day. TVC NEWS Oil prices fell 2 percent on Tuesday on signs leading oil exporters were struggling to agree a deal to cut production to reduce global oversupply. (more...)
British Currency Contains Animal Fat, And Vegans Aren't Pleased
- December 04, 2016

While the Bank of England admitted there was a "trace" of tallow in the new polymer notes, outrage grew when it was learned that the animal fat would more than likely be used in the new 10 and 20 pound notes. The polymer £5 notes ($6.2, 5.9 euros) were unveiled in September, with the Bank of England extolling the new banknotes for being waterproof and having enhanced security features. (more...)
90 killed after Indore-Patna express derails in Kanpur
- December 04, 2016

He led the rescue personnel to the people who were trapped under the debris of the 14 coaches which had derailed at around 3am on 20 November. The derailment was so strong, one of the coaches rolled on top of another, crushing the one underneath. (more...)
US woman alleges gang-rape in Indian capital US woman alleges gang-rape in Indian capital
- December 04, 2016

According to police, they were investigating a complaint from an NGO, through an email, stating that the USA citizen was gangraped by five men who entered into her room on the pretext of some tour and travel related work. "We will approach the USA embassy to assist us in contacting her". They all had a few drinks together, following which the guide forced himself on her. (more...)
Washington Electoral College elector willing to switch his vote
- December 04, 2016

A Pennsylvania state senator plans to introduce legislation that would award the Keystone State's Electoral College votes to the victor of the national popular vote in presidential elections, not the candidate who wins the most votes in the state. (more...)
Donald Trump, Mike Pence speak in Cincinnati for 'Thank You' tour
- December 04, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump says he will remove himself from his business "completely" to avoid conflicts of interest . In a string of tweets Wednesday morning, the president-elect said he would leave the Trump Organization to focus on running the country. (more...)
Trump celebrates election win with first stops on "Thank You Tour"
- December 04, 2016

The event carried the hallmarks of Trump's whiplash style during the election: indicting and promising, nostalgic and forward-looking. By enabling the plant to stay open, the deal spares about 800 union workers whose jobs were going to be outsourced to Mexico, according to federal officials who were briefed by the company. (more...)
Even after three weeks of demonetisation, cash crunch continues in Kolkata
- December 04, 2016

Government employees stood in queues at banks and ATMs since early in the morning to withdraw money. "We should understand that banks are not printing the notes but whatever is provided by the RBI they are doing their best to facilitate the public", NOBW Vice President Ashwani Rana said. (more...)
Italian referendum expected to create volatility on financial markets Italian referendum expected to create volatility on financial markets
- December 04, 2016

PhotoItalian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at a recent conference with Maltese PM Joseph Muscat. If voters opt to reject Renzi's reforms, this will likely result in political instability and potentially spook financial markets around the world. (more...)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Nokia Expand IoT Collaboration Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Nokia Expand IoT Collaboration
- December 04, 2016

HPE SVP, Controller & PAO Ricci Jeff T also sold 8,974 shares, at a stock price of $22.64. Ledyard National Bank raised its position in Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 0.8% in the third quarter. The firm's earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) calculated at 182.00M for the last 12 months. The business's quarterly revenue was down 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. (more...)
Wall St opens lower as health stocks weigh
- December 04, 2016

Robert Pavlik , chief market strategist at Boston Private Wealth located in NY said: "Optimism is returning because of the potential that exists in the form of fiscal stimulus, infrastructure spending and tax cuts and is renewing confidence on the part of investors and consumers". (more...)
Britain will be resilient as Brexit looms, promises Chancellor
- December 04, 2016

Investment Week has summarised the top 15 points from Philip Hammond's first, and last, Autumn Statement since being appointed as Chancellor in July . The OBR forecasts also point to GDP growth of 2 per cent in 2021. He said the slower economic growth, coupled with higher inflation and lower tax receipts, meant the country could no longer balance the budget by 2020 - a key target of former Prime Minister David Cameron's government. (more...)
Clinton Campaign Begs For Volunteers To Help With Michigan Recount Clinton Campaign Begs For Volunteers To Help With Michigan Recount
- December 04, 2016

If a recount is to happen in Wisconsin it will cost the presidential candidate requesting it almost $3.9 million and she has until 4:30pm Tuesday to pay $3.5 million of it. The state's largest county, Milwaukee, was planning to recount the ballots by feeding them through the same machines that counted them on election night. (more...)
Net long-term United Kingdom immigration hovers at record levels Net long-term United Kingdom immigration hovers at record levels
- December 04, 2016

Mr Benn asked Mr Davis when the Government will set out its Brexit blueprint as he highlighted growing frustration amongst MPs. "We want to see them both done in parallel inside the two years", he said. The government has said it intends to give formal notification of its intention to leave the European Union by the end of March, setting off a two-year countdown to the divorce. (more...)
What's next for Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz? What's next for Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz?
- December 04, 2016

Valley National Advisers Inc. now owns 2,062 shares of the coffee company's stock valued at $118,000 after buying an additional 6 shares during the last quarter. Its product candidates include viagenpumatucel-L (HS-110) that is in Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer; and vesigenurtacel-L (HS-410), which is in Phase 1b clinical trials for the treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. (more...)
Carrier workers praise Trump's deal to keep more than 1000 jobs
- December 04, 2016

If Trump doesn't make that happen then people are going to be very disappointed in him", said Susan Haines, a production coordinator at auto-parts maker CTS Corp, which plans to eliminate 230 in jobs by 2018 as it ships production overseas. (more...)