• Renewables and gas tipped to do well over next 25 years

    We may well see a change in USA policy and, given the size of the United States economy, these changes may have global implications. The Paris Agreement, ratified by the European Union on 5 October and effective 4 November, has targeted a limit on global warming to below two degrees as part of an ambitious move to tackle climate change.

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  • Internet Imagines Obama, Biden Chats Amid Trump Transition

    They won't change the world and they can't magically extend the duo's tenure in office, but they are providing some much-needed levity during one of our country's most intensely polarizing periods in history. "I think it is important for us to let him make his decisions", he continued. Obama has been a fierce critic of Trump during the presidential campaign and had accused him of exploiting fear and being "woefully unprepared for the job".

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  • Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

    Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

    Twitter told USA Today that it doesn't comment on the actions taken with regard to individual accounts, for privacy and security reasons - so we may not hear from the company about this. Social media has become an echo chamber where the use of algorithms mean that people only really see news and topics that already perfectly align with what they believe.

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  • Black Friday 2016: A guide to shopping in November

    The mall will reopen at 6 a.m. on Black Friday and close at 10 a.m. In October, Brookfield Square owner CBL & Associates Properties announced that its 70 shopping centers across the country will not open on Thanksgiving. All of them will open for business on Thanksgiving Day , except for Bassett Place. But the site also reported that at least 50 chains planned to stay closed on Thanksgiving, a list that ran from A.C.

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  • Boxer to introduce bill to end Electoral College

    Boxer to introduce bill to end Electoral College

    Paul Ryan declared the morning after the election that the GOP had been given a mandate. But he won the popular vote overall in battleground states where both major-party nominees campaigned aggressively. The evening of November 8 was a complete nail-biter as Americans waited to discover who the 45th president of the United States would be. President-elect Donald Trump handily won the electoral vote, 290 to Hillary Clinton's 232 votes so far.

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  • Negative global cues, weak rupee depress equity markets

    Negative global cues, weak rupee depress equity markets

    The 30-share barometer plunged 344.27 points or 1.28 per cent to 26,474.55, with sectoral indices led by auto, realty, consumer durables and FMCG leading the fall, plummeting by up to 2.98 per cent. The broader markets too remained under pressure, with the BSE small-cap index slumping 4.67 per cent and the mid-cap 3.91 per cent. Tata Motors was the biggest loser from the Sensex pack, sinking 9.88% to Rs 457.25 after the company's standalone net loss widened to Rs 631 crore for the September ...

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  • Gold steady, Trump economic policy in focus

    Gold has shed almost 9 percent from a November 9 high of $1,337.40 after Trump's election victory, hurt by a stronger U.S. dollar and surging Treasury yields. Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said on Friday that U.S. economic growth prospects appear strong enough for the Fed to proceed with a gradual increase in interest rates.

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  • Dick's Sporting Goods reports third-quarter gains

    Dick's Sporting Goods reports third-quarter gains

    Today, the stock opened at $115.10 and the last bid at the time of writing stood at $118.89. Several other research firms also recently commented on DKS. The latest openings will take DICK'S Sporting's countrywide store base to 679. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 844,560 shares of the sporting goods retailer's stock worth $38,051,000 after buying an additional 99,917 shares during the last quarter.

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  • Three NYC buildings to scrub Trump name

    Equity Residential, which owns 140, 160 and 180 Trump Place in Manhattan's Upper West Side said Tuesday that it will start pulling Trump's name from signage in an attempt to "appeal" to renters, according to the Guardian. Equity Residential spokesman Marty McKenna said Tuesday that the company had a contractual obligation regarding the use of the name, and that the period of the contract has ended.

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  • If Dakota Access pipeline were to move, where?

    The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe considers the area its ancestral lands given via a treaty with the United States in 1868 but subsequently taken away in other USA actions to reduce Native American tribes' holdings. Opponents of the pipeline are concerned about the environmental risks of the project and the damage pipeline construction could do to Native American sites.

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  • World's saddest polar bear in china mall gets new home

    But many animal rights organizations say the sorrowful polar bear should not have to live in a mall at all. Animal activists said that he "suffered for selfies" when he showed what were called signs of mental distress after video of him acting listless in his enclosure went viral just months after the aquarium opened.

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  • Deportation fears grip immigrants after Trump's election

    Deportation fears grip immigrants after Trump's election

    If Donald Trump is looking to solve the immigration problem, he needs to broaden his horizons beyond building walls and deporting people. Trump said he'll deport more than 2 million "criminal illegal immigrants". Since 2012, an executive order by President Obama known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) has offered permits for young people brought into the children to stay.

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  • What Donald Trump Could Do to Obamacare

    What Donald Trump Could Do to Obamacare

    However, the process of "replacing" the Affordable Care Act. with a GOP alternative could still last many months and possibly up to two years. "Either Obamacare will be amended , or repealed and replaced". it got a standing ovation", he said at a CNN town hall in February. Asked whether he would pursue a campaign promise to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate defeated Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server while secretary of state, ...

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  • Obamas Canceled Photo-Op With Trumps Ahead Of White House Visit

    As Michael Cullinane, a reader in US History at Northumbria University who shares widespread scepticism over whether Trump will make a successful President, put it before the results rolled in: "If Trump was less Trump, and managed to find a way of harnessing his populist appeal in a socially responsible way, he could surprise Americans that refuse to vote for him".

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  • Stop Funding Hate wins

    Stop Funding Hate wins

    The Co-Op Group has said it is " reviewing " its advertising in response to the campaign but other companies have, until now, refused to withdraw their adverts from the publications being campaigned against. A Daily Mail spokeswoman said: "Our agreement with Lego has finished and we have no plans around any promotional activity with Lego in the foreseeable future".

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  • Old Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes can be used for utility payments

    Old Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes can be used for utility payments

    Earlier, Governor Urjit Patel said that the central bank has ramped up production of the new series of notes under the newer series. Speaking at the Economic Editors' conference in New Delhi , Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta also announced that currency notes of all denominations will be reintroduced with new designs and features over a period of time.

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  • Weed the real victor on election night

    Weed the real victor on election night

    California voters approved a ballot measure Tuesday allowing recreationa. "We're excited that ME is going to join many other states that have made a decision to have a smarter marijuana policy — a policy that no longer punishes adults for smoking marijuana ", Boyer said.

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  • Stocking of ATMs with new notes to take longer: Jaitley

    Stocking of ATMs with new notes to take longer: Jaitley

    He said that the government is constantly be monitoring the cash crunch following demonetisation of currency, according to a PTI alert. "Because a replacement of this magnitude will cause inconvenience as you have to go to the bank, you have to stand in a queue", he said.

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  • Trump victory casts doubts over trade deals' fate

    Trump victory casts doubts over trade deals' fate

    The free trade agreement also was seen as a counterweight to a rising China. House Speaker Paul Ryan had earlier said he would not bring the legislation to a lame-duck vote. " I think the president-elect made it pretty clear he was not in favor of the current agreement ", McConnell said. The top trade official in Brussels said Friday that Mr.

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  • Power Grid's Q2 net profit up 32%

    Power Grid's Q2 net profit up 32%

    State Bank of India said on Friday that banks have received deposits of worth Rs 53,000 crore since the government banned the circulation of high-value banknotes. On Thursday alone, Kolkata-based UCO Bank received Rs2,500 crore as cash deposits. Of these, 21,000 are ATMs, with the rest being CDMs, she said. Corresponding figures for Average Deposits (based on daily averages) were Rs 5,52,714 crore and Rs 5,83,650 crore.

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  • Fort Trump: New Security Measures Ring Trump Tower

    Fort Trump: New Security Measures Ring Trump Tower

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is spending election night in midtown Manhattan. The FAA's official orders designates "VIP Movement" as the reason for securing the 2,999-foot high and 2-mile raid zone above the Trump Tower, according to a release from the FAA.

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  • Oregon is epicenter as Trump protests surge across nation

    Police say they responded with non-lethal munitions fired into the crowd, and that 26 people were arrested. Friday is a busy day for the forthcoming Trump government, as aides in NY are evaluating candidates for top posts. Demonstrations, some violent and others peaceful, also occurred in cities like Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Minneapolis as crowds came together to protest Trump's upset victory on Tuesday's election.

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  • Zuckerberg says fake news on Facebook didn't sway election

    Zuckerberg says fake news on Facebook didn't sway election

    During the interview, which was carried out by David Kirkpatrick, author of the book The Facebook effect, Zuckerberg highlighted the variety of backgrounds populating the Facebook community. Many have criticized Facebook's promotion of fake news as harmful, since almost half of Americans get their news off that particular social media platform , according to the Pew Research Center .

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  • Ishaat Hussain replaces Mistry as TCS chairman

    Ishaat Hussain replaces Mistry as TCS chairman

    Mistry was removed in a bitter boardroom coup of the holding company for the $100¬billion steel¬to-software conglomerate, with Ratan Tata back at the helm temporarily. It was reported that his sacking was due to his handling of the Tata conglomerate's loss-making operations overseas, some of which he wished to sell off.

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  • Trump fear fans dollar rally as emerging markets sink

    Trump fear fans dollar rally as emerging markets sink

    Trump's election was unexpected, and investors were unprepared for it - the kind of event that economists liken to seeing a black swan for the first time - and it has caused stock markets to tumble from Mexico City to Seoul. Strategists believes that some of investors can regret about the decision to sell everything. By midday it was up 5.7 percent at 17,178.87. Utilities and consumer staples - stocks that have been coveted for their high dividend payout as a source of income amid record-low ...

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  • ATMs not functioning in Noida

    ATMs not functioning in Noida

    Though ATMs were not working, most of the banks dispensed cash from their counters. Hence today, when ATMs were announced to be opened for withdrawal, long queues of people were formed outside even the smallest ATMs in every area. The bank's unamortised loss on account of selling its assets to Asset Reconstruction Companies as on September 30, 2016, stands at Rs 516 crore. Banks will work on weekend and till at least 7 pm on these days to cater to the rush.

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  • Yahoo admits some staff knew of 2014 hack

    Yahoo admits some staff knew of 2014 hack

    At the time, Yahoo said that the data was stolen in 2014, and that the company suspected a state-sponsored actor. Yahoo stressed in its filing Wednesday that the hack is not having a "material adverse impact" on its business. Yahoo has so far notched up $1 million (£800,000) in losses related to the megabreach-however, its latest quarter ended September 30 is yet to reveal the true pain to its bottom line.

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  • Markets crying that inflation is coming

    Markets crying that inflation is coming

    Nomura expects the dollar to rise to 110 yen within three months from 106.75 now, to climb to CUS$1.40 from US$1.34 and the euro to fall to US$1.05 from US$1.09. US 30-year bond yields, which move inversely to prices, rose to their highest level since January, while benchmark USA 10-year bond yields also advanced, climbing to a 10-month peak as well.

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  • TUBEMOGUL, INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Buyout

    At 11:20 a.m. EST, TubeMogul stock was up 81%, while shares of Adobe had slumped about 5%. It will pay $14 a share for all of TubeMogul's common stock, an 82.5% premium to the closing price on Wednesday. The two companies seem to have a fair amount of overlap in their current customer bases, including Allstate, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Liberty Mutual, L'Oréal, Nickelodeon and Southwest Airlines.

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