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Iran Foreign Minister Takes To YouTube Against "Unlawful" US Sanctions

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Saudi Arabia and Russia have started bilateral consultations on whether they should start cutting oil production again in 2019, Russian news agency TASS reported on Wednesday, citing an OPEC source familiar with the talks. The announcement made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin focussed primarily on the economic pressure built to bring Iranian oil imports to zero and "granted" exemptions to eight countries. Read More »

Passengers Aboard Indonesian Plane 'Revolt' Against Two Tons of Stinky Durian

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South-east Asia's most divisive fruit managed to ground a plane earlier this week, when passengers refused to fly with two tonnes of it in the cargo hold. Footage of the incident, uploaded to Facebook by a passenger named Amir Zidane, shows travellers milling around on the tarmac as aircrew unload the offending cargo, whose smell has been likened to rotten onions, turpentine and dirty gym socks. Read More »

Papa Gino's abruptly closes numerous pizzeria locations

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FOX61 reached out to the Papa Gino's locations in Vernon, Windsor Locks and Waterford and heard a voice recording saying the location was permanently closed. Papa Gino's official social media accounts did not address the closings either. UPDATE, 11 a.m.: Papa Gino's has confirmed to the Boston Globe that it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read More »

Michigan Voters Legalize Marijuana

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However, access to legal medical marijuana was likely in the state, regardless if the measure passed. North Dakotans decisively rejected a proposal to make marijuana legal for recreational purposes. Residents of Missouri will decide between three competing measures to legalize medicinal pot. Create a state licensing system for marijuana businesses and allow municipalities to ban or restrict them . Read More »

Single mother of 3 claims half of $700M Powerball jackpot

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The win was a shock for the single mum from Iowa, US, who struggled to persuade her three daughters and other relatives that it was for real. West took the cash option, which will pay her an immediate $198.1 million, minus taxes. She went to find her tickets - which she thought were in her purse - and didn't find them. At first it didn't look like West had won anything, but she realized she put in the wrong drawing date on the Iowa Lottery website. Read More »

'I Don't Care' if House Democrats Release My Tax Returns

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Two years after an election that proved polls and prognosticators wrong, nothing is certain on the eve of the first nationwide elections of the Trump presidency. "In a certain way I am on the ballot", Trump told supporters during a tele-town hall organized by his re-election campaign. "The projected win by Democrats will be the first time they've controlled the House in eight years". Read More »

Lord Adonis and others criticise BBC for Arron Banks appearance

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Repeating his allegation of a political motive to the investigation into himself and Leave.EU, Mr Banks disagreed the UK's exit from the EU should be postponed until the NCA probe is completed. A millionaire credited with bankrolling Brexit said he would now vote for the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union because of the "disgraceful behaviour of the Government". Read More »

The Democrats in the age of Trump

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But now the Democrats are harnessing military patriotism too. Both Republicans and Democrats are energised. With terms of six years, about a third of the Senate is up for election every two years. Democrats are likely to flip the governor's mansion in MI, and are hoping to finally oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, but that race is another true toss-up. Read More »

Oil dips as USA grants Iran sanctions waivers; Tehran defiant

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While the sanctions on Iran's oil , shipping and banking sectors mark the most aggressive move Mr. Trump has made against the Islamic republic since pulling the USA out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, regional analysts warn that the sanctions may take a smaller bite than the administration predicts. Read More »

Americans Prepare to Render Midterm Verdict on Trump

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The least likely option is the Republicans gaining the House of Representatives and the Democrats taking the Senate , the complete opposite of poll predictions. During a barnstorm flurry of rallies in Ohio, Missouri and in, he continued to whip up anti-immigration sentiment among his supporters, warning that Democrats would usher in an era of open borders and widespread crime. Read More »

BHP brought to a halt by runaway train

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A BHP spokeswoman told The West Australian no one was injured and authorities are investigating'. Iron ore alone is responsible for nearly 40 percent of BHP's earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITA). At about 4.40am, the driver got out of the train to inspect a wagon, according to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. The world's largest mining company said that it had suspended its rail operations in the region while an investigation was carried out into the ... Read More »

Nate Silver: Dems likely to win the House, but anything can happen

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But if the Democrats wrest control of one or both chambers, they could stymie or even reverse Mr Trump's plans. Trump's remarks came as he barnstormed the country delivering fiery speeches on behalf of Republican candidates - and more than a week after Democrats blamed his rhetoric on immigration for a mass shooting by an extremist who attacks a Pittsburgh synagogue, ostensibly because a Jewish organization was helping immigrants. Read More »

Amazon may decide to create two HQ2 locations, instead of just one

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Amazon announced a year ago that the retail giant was looking to open a second headquarters somewhere in North America, bringing with it as many as 50,000 new jobs . The process certainly hasn't been rushed, as it took Amazon until January of 2018 to release their 20 city shortlist . This is a developing story - check back for additional details. Read More »

Xi pledges to open China's markets wider to an impatient world

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Xi's government is emphasizing the promise of China's growing consumer market to help defuse complaints Beijing abuses the global trading system by reneging on promises to open its industries. Presidents and prime ministers from almost 20 countries are attending the trade fair, although no leaders from Western countries are attending. China sees the expo as one of this year's most important diplomatic events, along with the Boao Forum for Asia, billed as the region's answer to the World ... Read More »

Uk is all set for its biggest ever Black Friday sale

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As always, Amazon will offer a mix of all-day discounts and "Lightning Deals", which are only available for a limited amount of time - or until the product sells out. It means you'll start seeing Black Friday deals on Amazon a week before the big day itself (November 23). As part of the Black Friday event, Amazon will offer "Deals of the Day" throughout that will see dramatic price cuts on "must-have electronics, toys and fashion to sports, beauty, home items and more". Read More »

Lowe’s closing underperforming stores

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It will also close 20 "underperforming" stores in the U.S. Lowe's said is expects to close the impacted stores by the end of the company's 2018 fiscal year - February 1, 2019. It was just over a year ago that Lowe's bought fellow Canadian home improvement retailer Rona. To catch up, Lowe's has been working to slash costs and boost profits in recent years. Read More »

US Sanctions on Iran Oil Sales Snap Back as Trump Fulfills Vow

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The United States is reimposing sanctions that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear activities. Pompeo said earlier on CBS' "Face the Nation" that he was "confident" Iran would not restart its nuclear program with the US withdrawing from the deal. Read More »

Amazon opens its Black Friday Deals Store

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Target stores will open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving until 1 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23 before doors open again at 7 a.m. The Target mobile app will also have a Black Friday deals map, which will help you navigate the store - and the savings - more efficiently. Read More »

Iran Under Pressure As US Reimposes Oil, Financial Sanctions

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For example, the U.S. does not want to have India and South Korea move geopolitically closer to China, Russia and other competitors and away from its influence. pressure. Israel had long opposed the Iran nuclear deal, saying it was too limited in scope and timeframe. The reimposition of the sanctions came as the U.S.is focused on Tuesday's congressional and gubernatorial elections. Read More »

Fuel prices continue to dip across India

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Diesel saw its fourth consecutive monthly price increase, rising from 134.5p to 136.9p, making the cost of a 55-litre tank £75.30. In Delhi, the prices of petrol and diesel were Rs 78.99 a litre and Rs 73.53 a litre respectively, according to data available on Indian Oil Corporation website. Read More »

US added 250000 jobs in October; wage growth fastest since '09

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Pay also rose at a healthy pace. Despite the recent improvements, wage gains are still soft compared with other periods of similarly low unemployment. A measure of compensation that includes benefits and covers all workers, including government employees, rose 2.8 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, the Labor Department report said. Read More »

Apple no longer wants to say how many iPhones it sells

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Apple's sales in its latest quarter and its estimates for the holiday season surprised experts. The slump over the weekend was the biggest single-day decline since January 2014, and the decline pushed Apple's market value down to $987 billion, after it hit $ 1 trillion in August. Read More »

India Welcomes Waiver From U.S. Sanctions Against Iran

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Turkey's energy minister also said on Friday that his country had been granted an exemption from the sanctions. In Tehran , one man said the harder the USA pushes, the more people will resist. But will these companies risk being hit by secondary sanctions which would limit their own ability to trade with the US? "The difference last time was that sanctions were phased in gradually over a long period", said Rome. Read More »

Analysts Review: Barrick Gold Corp (ABX)Expert Gazette

Operating margin is a measurement of what proportion of a company's revenue is left over after paying for variable costs of production such as wages, raw materials, etc. A Beta is an evaluate the volatility, or systematic risk, of a security or a portfolio in contrast to the market as a whole. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $12.17, the lower end of the range. Read More »

Employment Needle Bares Move in Canada

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Medicine Hat also contains the lowest unemployment rate among Alberta cities. The nation's unemployment rate dipped back down to its four-decade low of 5.8 per cent in October as fewer people are looking for work and job growth remains relatively flat. Read More »

It’s good to talk, but US-China tensions are far from over

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Trump had earlier said on Twitter that he held a "very good" conversation with the Chinese president "with a heavy emphasis on trade". He stressed that the United States has made significant progress in trade with China. -China Business Council in Beijing, said there were plenty of challenges that would require significant negotiations in advance of a meeting between Trump and Xi to ensure success. Read More »

Fall back Sunday morning

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The time change this weekend means you can enjoy a guilt-free extra hour of shut-eye. Hey, we're not here to judge how you use your time. Daylight saving time takes effect from the second Sunday of March until the first Sunday of November, and the idea is to maximize daylight hours and save energy. Read More »

One person dead, another missing in the United States after Amazon building collapse

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Emergency personnel look over a damaged truck, November 3, 2018, after a weather-related building collapse at an Amazon distribution warehouse in Baltimore . Amazon released a statement on Saturday and said that the building would remain closed until further notice. We are working with emergency responders to assess the damage and we are thankful for their quick response this evening. Read More »

Amazon in 'advanced talks' to pick Northern Virginia for second headquarters

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In its 190-page bid submitted to Amazon in October Toronto offered up 10 locations across the region that it said would be suitable for the company's second headquarters, including a site in the Port Lands. "And stop treating the NDA you signed like a used napkin", he said, referring to the nondisclosure agreements that Amazon required its finalists to sign. Read More »

Audi Gets Animated, Imagines Electric Spy Car For Will Smith

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The RSQ e-tron will be the pride and joy of super-spy Lance Sterling in the 2019 film Spies in Disguise . Whereas the original RSQ cribbed its styling from the Audi Le Mans Quattro concept (the precursor to the first-generation Audi R8 ), the RSQ E-Tron poaches much of its design details from both the current Audi R8 and the 671-bhp Audi PB18 E-Tron concept . Read More »

HBO Has First Blackout Ever Due to Standoff with Dish

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Complicating the picture is that AT&T also owns DirecTV, which is Dish's largest competitor. "In opposing the AT&T/Time Warner deal, opponents - including the Department of Justice - predicted that the newly combined company would have the incentive to withhold content, and would gain stronger leverage in negotiations like this one". Read More »

Sydney man’s squatters rights earns him $1.7m property court win

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He's now been declared its rightful owner after a court battle with descendants of its previous owner. Mr Gertos was granted ownership under a law recognising squatters' rights. Rather than attempting to recover the land, the family applied to the court to simply block Gertos from being registered as the true owner. Under squatters laws he's actually managed to gain the possessory title to the property - having had to prove in court that the neighbours in the area had considered him to be ... Read More »

Booms and Busts in i9070 Lithium Battery Market

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The Li-ion battery for E-cigarette analysis employs tactics that are abundant to appraise the maturation of the worldwide market within the period. The HEV Lithium-ion Battery report starts with the overview of HEV Lithium-ion Battery industry, chain structure, and further, it describes current HEV Lithium-ion Battery industry situation, analyzes global HEV Lithium-ion Battery market share/volume and forecast up to 2023. Read More »

Messes, panic result when Carnival cruise ship lists

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Read and watch the full report on the CBS website . "It kept leaning", David Crews, of Long Island, said in a message to News 6 . According to a letter sent by the captain of the ship t the passengers Monday , an electrical switchboard malfunction disrupted the fin stabilizers, which are not a safety feature but are created to make the sea voyage smoother. Read More »