• Lufthansa pilots on strike again, 816 flights canceled
Lufthansa pilots on strike again, 816 flights canceled

Lufthansa planes are parked at the airport in Munich, Germany, Tuesday Nov. 29, 2016. The company said around 82,000 passengers will be affected by Tuesday's walkout, and 98,000 by Wednesday's. Lufthansa has cancelled 890 of its flights scheduled for Wednesday. The airline said it planned to appeal the decision to a higher court. Lufthansa has ...

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  • Oil and energy ETFs sink ahead of pivotal OPEC summit
Oil and energy ETFs sink ahead of pivotal OPEC summit

The price for Brent crude oil was up 2.2 percent to start the trading day in NY at $48.30 per barrel. Brent crude oil LCOc1 was down by 55 cents to reach at $47.69, while United States light crude oil CLc1 fell by 55 cents at $46.53 per barrel, reported Reuters .

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  • Arrests in first 'Fight for $15' protest since Trump win
Arrests in first 'Fight for $15' protest since Trump win

Rep. Keith Ellison, who has pushed for workers' rights in the past, will join the striking workers. These workers, many of whom earn little more than minimum wage, demanded $15 per hour for their efforts. "Seven twenty-five has got to go", they chanted, referencing Wisconsin's current minimum wage, put into effect in 2009. Proponents like Fight fo...

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  • Senate trade-off: More Obama judges, Trump gets nominees
Senate trade-off: More Obama judges, Trump gets nominees

Republicans will hold 39 of the 57 U.S. House seats in the Great Lakes-Rust Belt states of Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, states that flipped from Democrat to Republican in the presidential race, giving Donald Trump the electoral votes necessary to become the next president.

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  • Trump business ties that pose conflicts
Trump business ties that pose conflicts

He also noted that he had turned over the management of the businesses to his children. Reporters Maggie Haberman and Mike Grynbaum sent a steady stream of Twitter quotes from Trump on his decision not to pursue a case against former opponent Hillary Clinton about her private email server, and potential conflicts between his business and upco...

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  • Asian markets mostly gain in quiet trading during US holiday
Asian markets mostly gain in quiet trading during US holiday

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched up 0.05 percent on Friday. It is poised to end the week 0.8 per cent higher, but remains down nearly two per cent from its close on Nov 8 before Donald Trump's surprise election to president, whose protectionist campaign promises are widely seen as negative for the region.

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  • Shares in estate agents Foxtons, Countrywide slump on lettings clampdown
Shares in estate agents Foxtons, Countrywide slump on lettings clampdown

Others are asking for even more to be done. Reasonable charges including referencing costs may now be charged to landlords which in turn may then be added to the annual rent. John Eastgate, sales and marketing director of OneSavings Bank, said he expected renters to bear the brunt of likely added costs imposed on landlords.

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  • Eurozone Private Sector Growth At 11-Month High
Eurozone Private Sector Growth At 11-Month High

The factory PMI climbed to 53.7, its highest since January 2014, above the poll median and October's 53.5. Most of the rise was attributable to a 94.1% jump in the volatile non-defence aircraft and parts category, but excluding those from the transportation sector orders were also ahead of Wall Street´s forecasts.

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  • Fantastic Beasts spins magic, Billy Lynn's tanks
Fantastic Beasts spins magic, Billy Lynn's tanks

For the total revenue of "Doctor Strange", it has got over USD181.5 million in North America and its worldwide box office went to USD571.5 million. Warner Bros has a lot riding on Fantastic Beasts , which is the first of a planned five-part series and a pillar of its long-term movie strategy.

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  • White supremacist alt-right leader: 'Hail Trump, hail our people, hail victory!'
White supremacist alt-right leader: 'Hail Trump, hail our people, hail victory!'

The day-long event of speeches and panel discussions attended by about 200 people was held Saturday in Washington , D.C. Referring to white nationalists, Hughes said on CNN Wednesday that Trump "does not want to give this group of awful, hateful people any more attention than.

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  • Sensex opens in green, flirts with 26000-mark
Sensex opens in green, flirts with 26000-mark

MSCI's broadest dollar-based index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.1 percent, staying near four-month lows. In last seven out of eight trading sessions, the index has lost a whopping 1,826 points or 6.6 percent, as investors fret over the cash crunch in the system due to demonetisation drive while a likely U.S.

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  • Thanksgiving food safety tips: USDA
Thanksgiving food safety tips: USDA

Thanksgiving is a happy holiday for some as they gather around the table to break bread with friends and family. The National Fire Protection Association has found that more home fires occur on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year - three times more, to be exact.

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  • Badminton: PV Sindhu wins thriller to enter China Open final
Badminton: PV Sindhu wins thriller to enter China Open final

Sindhu is ranked 11th while the player she defeated has World ranking of 9th. However, in the second set, Sun Yu made a comeback. Before this match , Sun Yu was leading in their head-to-head meetings, with 5 wins against 3. The third and the deciding game was going neck to neck till Sindhu took a 10-6 lead. But Yu fought back hard and leveled...

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  • State unemployment rate rises in October
State unemployment rate rises in October

The unemployment rate in the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area dropped from 3.9 percent in September to 3.8 percent in October. The highest growth sectors for IN in October were private education and health services , trade, transportation and utilities , and leisure and hospitality .

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  • UN expert welcomes US deal to resettle Australia's refugees
UN expert welcomes US deal to resettle Australia's refugees

Crepeau at the end of a 18-day inspection of the country and a detention camp set up by Canberra in Nauru. "Deprivation of liberty is only justifiable in global human rights law if it is legal, necessary, proportional, reasonable and a measure of last resort for each individual - one can not mandatorily detain everyone", he said.

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  • Heavy security at Trump Tower not going away anytime soon
Heavy security at Trump Tower not going away anytime soon

Tiffany & Co. has been at the center of a new security zone created to protect President-elect Donald Trump, since it's located steps away. "Obviously, traffic in Midtown has to flow and obviously the President-elect and his entire team have to be protected", the mayor said.

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  • Bank of Mexico Lifts Rates Amid Peso''s Fall, Trump''s Rise
Bank of Mexico Lifts Rates Amid Peso''s Fall, Trump''s Rise

The central bank has lifted borrowing costs three times already this year in half-percentage-point hikes. "In the weeks after the last monetary-policy decision, the panorama for the global economy became more complex, among other factors, as a effect of the electoral process carried out in the United States and its result", Banxico wrote in the a...

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  • Rauner: Illinois will have 'good relationship' with Trump
Rauner: Illinois will have 'good relationship' with Trump

Rauner has spent the better part of the past year avoiding saying Trump's name out loud, a political calculation created to not rock the boat as the governor poured tens of millions of dollars into state legislative races as he works to chip away at the Democratic majority in the legislature.

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"22500 ATMs to be recalibrated today": Jaitley

Also, in a move to provide relief to a higher number of people, the central government reduced the notes exchange limit at banks from Rs 4,500 to Rs 2,000, effective Friday. "Thousand rupee notes will not be reintroduced as of now", Jaitley said, according to ANI . "We will remain firm on this", Jaitley said. "As far as RBI's printing and currency...

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  • Trump now praises Electoral College, says he could have won popular vote
Trump now praises Electoral College, says he could have won popular vote

This excellent article was written by Kimberley Strassel of the Wall Street Journal . All the lofty sentiments about getting out there and making your voice heard no matter who you plan to vote for are gone. Constitution. The party of the left will hold the governorship and both chambers in precisely five states . On her failing campaign: ...

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