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  • Iran reaps rewards following OPEC production cut

    Global crude benchmark Brent for March deliveries fell as much as 4 percent to $54.83 a barrel by 3:29 p.m. on London's ICE Futures exchange. Oil fell for the first time in four days as rising US drilling activity fanned speculation that OPEC production cuts could boost North American output.

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  • Poverty not merely vote winning tools for BJP: PM Modi

    Poverty not merely vote winning tools for BJP: PM Modi

    The meet which is being attended by national executive members, Union ministers, chief ministers and senior leaders will pass a political and economic resolution. "The queues outside banks and ATMs and the people's pain are diminishing" was Javadekar's reply to a question on whether Shah had given a timeline on when the currency situation would return to normality.

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  • Motorists seeing higher gas prices in New Jersey

    Instead, U.S. drivers are projected to spend $354.6 billion on gas this year, a jump from the $302.5 billion doled out in 2016. Statewide, Colorado's average price was $2.26 on Thursday, up 21 percent from a year earlier, according to AAA.

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  • 37 injured as train derails in NY

    37 injured as train derails in NY

    Some passengers were carried away on stretchers while others were sitting outside of the train holding ice packs on their heads. His office has expressed some relief that the injuries sustained were not more serious. The train operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays. Passengers said they heard screeching brakes, but it was not enough - or soon enough - to stop the train before it slammed into the terminal.

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  • Bluefin tuna sells for $632000, but is that worth celebrating?

    Bluefin tuna sells for $632000, but is that worth celebrating?

    Bluefin tuna is in high demand, as its population went from 4.2 percent of its "unfished" size in to 2.6 percent past year, NBC News noted. This year's winning bid is the second highest in the auction's history. Every year, worldwide media hype attends the year's opening auction at Tsukiji, which "handled more than $4 billion in fish and produce in 2014" alone, according to The Wall Street Journal .

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  • NY Senate GOP says Cuomo tuition plan moves state in 'positive direction'

    NY Senate GOP says Cuomo tuition plan moves state in 'positive direction'

    From the start of his presidential campaign in 2015, Sanders promised to make tuition free for everyone who attends state colleges. NY state has 2.7 million people using emergency food programs, 1 million of them children. (Things didn't go over so well a year ago.) This free-tuition plan is reportedly the first in what we'll call the State of the State series, one that the governor probably hopes still sounds good when 2020 rolls around .

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  • Finland Is Giving A Basic Income To 2000 Of Its Unemployed Citizens

    Finland Is Giving A Basic Income To 2000 Of Its Unemployed Citizens

    The government acknowledges that some people might turn down a job if the offer would pay them less than their unemployment benefits. Instead of acting as a way to provide for those rendered jobless by technology, it is testing whether basic income could simplify the welfare system and reduce the perverse incentives it creates not to work.

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  • JonBenét Ramsey's brother sues CBS for defamation

    JonBenét Ramsey's brother sues CBS for defamation

    Atlanta-based attorney Lin Wood filed the lawsuit on Ramsey's behalf in Wayne County circuit court in MI on Wednesday, reported the Denver Post . Saying his reputation was destroyed by the three-part program, he is seeking $250M in compensatory damages and twice that in punitive damages. Following the series' broadcast, Burke sued one of the investigators who appeared on the show, Dr.

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  • Dylann Roof won't offer defense during sentencing

    Dylann Roof won't offer defense during sentencing

    He also was convicted of hate crimes, obstructing religion and firearms violations. He said he intends to make an opening statement but has no plans beyond that to present a defense. They also plan to call the lead Federal Bureau of Investigation case agent to go over some of the facts heard during the guilt phase. Shooting survivor Felicia Sanders - who testified earlier in court - plans to testify in the sentencing phase.

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  • VW to pay up to $1.6 billion for dirty Canadian diesels

    The deal over 3.0-liter cars would thus bring the running total up to $17.5 billion. Volkswagen, U.S. regulators and attorneys for vehicle owners have made "substantial progress" on a deal for the remaining 80,000 diesel cars caught in the company's emissions cheating scandal but need more time to negotiate, a federal judge said Friday.

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  • Hedge fund execs charged in alleged $1 billion fraud

    In addition to Nordlicht, the SEC also charged co-CIO David Levy, ex-managing director Daniel Small, former managing general partner Uri Landesman , investor relations employee Joseph Mann, Joseph SanFilippo, CFO of a Platinum fund, and Black Elk CFO Jeffrey Shulse.

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  • Maine joins antitrust lawsuit against generic drugmakers

    It was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of CT and labels Heritage as the "principal architect and ringleader" that helped organize a "wide-ranging series of conspiracies" to fix prices. The states further allege that the drug companies knew that their conduct was illegal and made efforts to avoid communicating with each other in writing or, in some instances, to delete written communications after becoming aware of the investigation.

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  • US, UN say Gambian forces should vacate election offices

    US, UN say Gambian forces should vacate election offices

    He initially agreed to hand over power but last week had a change of heart, saying the poll was not credible. Jammeh, who has been the Gambian president for 22 years, insisted that there were discrepancies in the vote count, in which opposition coalition candidate Adama Barrow was declared victor.

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  • Postwoman Saves Packages From Burning US Mail Truck

    Postwoman Saves Packages From Burning US Mail Truck

    Another resident who spoke to the mail carrier after the fire was out says the carrier was very concerned about saving the packages. "If it wasn't for her quick thinking to pull right over and remove the parcels, it could have been tough", Barrett said.

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  • Unicredit readies bad loan sales of $18.8 billion

    Unicredit readies bad loan sales of $18.8 billion

    It should be obvious that in a country with an aging population, a budget deficit that allows no room for stimulus, the worst growth outlook in the European Union for the next two years, and the most hostile environment for business among all of Europe's big economies , Italy's banks are not going to grow their way out of their problems.

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  • Non-OPEC oil producers at Dec. 10 Vienna meeting

    Brent for February settlement was 58 cents lower at $53.35 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Oil prices shot up as much as 19 percent after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russian Federation last week announced they would jointly cut production next year in an attempt to prop up markets.

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  • Markets Right Now: Dow, S&P 500 surge to record high closes

    Markets Right Now: Dow, S&P 500 surge to record high closes

    KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average added 31 points, or 0.2 percent, to 19,282 as of noon Eastern time . The S&P 500 .SPX was up 2.13 points, or 0.1 percent, at 2,243.48, slightly below its high of 2,243.56. Customs data showed exports rose 0.1 per cent to $19.7 billion, compared with a 7.3 per cent fall in October. Financials have climbed more than 15 percent since the November 8 election and are seen as one of the sectors particularly benefiting as President-elect Donald ...

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  • Could Dakota Access pipeline move after permit is denied?

    Could Dakota Access pipeline move after permit is denied?

    In a statement, they called the decision purely political. In North Dakota, the Dakota Access route parallels the existing Northern Border Pipeline, which carries natural gas from Canada across the Dakotas to the Chicago area. "Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Army's assistant secretary for civil works, said after talking with tribal officials and hearing their concerns that the pipeline could affect the drinking water, it became 'clear that there's more work to do'".

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  • Trump announces 35 percent punishment tax on companies that offshore jobs

    Further, on Twitter early Sunday morning, Trump repeated his campaign vow to impose a 35 percent tariff on imports of products made by firms that have transferred production out of the United States. Rexnord Bearings announced the move to union officials in mid-November, saying it was going forward with plans to shift the plant's 300 union jobs and dozens of supervisory jobs to Mexico, according to a report by CBS News' local affiliate .

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  • Swedish retailer IKEA broadens United States parental leave coverage

    Swedish retailer IKEA broadens United States parental leave coverage

    Workers will still be eligible for short-term disability under the new system. Effective Jan. 1, the policy will apply to mothers and fathers who are birth, adoptive or foster parents. Google, which is regularly regarded among the best companies to work for, offers staff 18 weeks of paid parental leave and a further 12 weeks of "baby bonding" to take before a child's first birthday.

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  • Trump bears signs of a dealmaker, not a policymaker

    Mr Trump promised a 35% tax on products sold in the USA by any business that fired American workers, and built a factory elsewhere. "Today's announcement is great news for the Hoosier families and workers who will get to keep their jobs - though we are disappointed the company will still ship a good portion of jobs overseas".

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  • Meat free £5 note: Not suitable for vegetarians

    Meat free £5 note: Not suitable for vegetarians

    In a statement , the Bank of England says it didn't know about use of tallow when the contract with Innovia was signed. The five pound notes have proved highly controversial, with vegetarians, vegans and some with strong religious convictions criticising the use of tallow.

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