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Trump May Offer Secretary of State to Mitt Romney, Former Republican Nominee

Trump May Offer Secretary of State to Mitt Romney, Former Republican Nominee

Mitt Romney and Donald Trump have never been each other's biggest fans, but, as CNN reports , the two will be meeting this weekend to discuss a possible cabinet position. During their meeting with Kissinger, Trump discussed China, Russia, Iran, the European Union and other events and issues around the world, said a statement issued by the presidential transition team. Read More

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Disney will fly 300 drones simultaneously every night this winter in Orlando

Disney will fly 300 drones simultaneously every night this winter in Orlando

Navy technologists. Wired details the technology behind the system, which utilises drones that are "simply flying LED delivery systems, capable of creating over four billion color combinations". The show will take place at Disney Springs. In one-off shows, Intel has flown up to 500 drones simultaneously, a Guinness World Record. Intel SVP of New Technology Josh Walden admitted that they learned a lot from that experience and one of it is that they were doing it all wrong. Read More

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Obama Talks Transition In First Post-Election News Conference

On Monday, as he prepared to embark on a three-nation trip overseas, Obama went so far as to vouch for Trump and his foreign policies. Obama on Tuesday said presidential elections can turn on a number of factors, including candidate personalities as well as a campaign's effectiveness, and Trump's rhetoric "tapped into that particular strain within the Republican Party" to win over voters. Read More

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Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

In a video posted on YouTube Spencer pointed out that he wasn't engaged in any activity that would qualify as "trolling", as the practice is known, either by harassing other users himself or directing his followers to do so. " Many of the owners of the 1,600 Twitter accounts were anonymous, though at least two are prominent white supremacists: Andrew Anglin, the founder of the website The Daily Stormer, and Lee Rogers of the Infostormer". Read More

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Key Indian equity market indices open in red

Key Indian equity market indices open in red

Also, the NSE Nifty was trading lower by 24.40 points or 0.28 per cent at 8,489.60. Meanwhile, the US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.58 per cent lower in yesterday's trade. On the macro front, the Nikkei India Services Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, rose to 54.5 in October from 52 in September. In the forex market, the rupee was trading at 66.71 against the U.S. Read More

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Gold futures slide to more than 5-month lows

Reuters reported from Bengaluru, India, that gold fell 1% on Monday to hit its lowest in over five months, pressured by a stronger United States dollar and expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December. Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan suggested on Monday that the USA central bank is on track to raise rates soon. On Wednesday, the dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of major currencies, slipped back 0.26 percent at 99.965. Read More

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Gareth Southgate: I've loved being England manager

His bosses are already confident about the character and methods of Southgate from his work with the Under-21s and will appoint him for the remainder of the qualifying programme and Russian Federation in 2018. "Stewart Regan said to me he can't believe it was 3-0 in Slovakia and 3-0 here". "We have players that can play from the back and I want to encourage that and at times that is going to encounter difficulties". Read More

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McDowell honors veterans with 98th annual parade

Members of the Haer Bears 4-H Club, like Ethan Kincaid, pictured here, walk in the AMVETS Veterans Day Parade in support of family members who are veterans. "Freedom is something that I absolutely do not take for granted". But the meaning behind this parade runs deeper. "You can't walk up to everyone and give your personal thanks to every one of them because sometimes they're not in uniform or sometimes you just don't know. Read More

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Trump shakes up transition team, elevates Pence's role

Those around Trump, who is known as a hands-on executive, say he'll likely have to make adjustments in his leadership style and decision-making, including more delegating. In New York, there were much smaller and more peaceful crowds. "They have prepared an outstanding template for President-elect Trump in all of the requested areas of agency review, policy implementation, presidential personnel and president-elect and vice president-elect support". Read More

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It's a mandate for Trump's agenda, Ryan says

Bush election as U.S. president back in 2004. If James returns in the next four years, it may seem very awkward. Demonstrators from New England to the heartland and the West Coast vented against the election victor on Wednesday, chanting "Not my president", burning a papier-mache Trump head, beating a Trump pinata and carrying signs that said "Impeach Trump". Read More

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Mexican peso tumbles to all-time low

Throughout the summer and into the fall, USA markets were relatively quiet as investors became confident that Clinton would win. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.7 percent higher. Stock indexes across Asia were also deep in the red. Shortly after 5.30am, it was 1.1 per cent down against the pound, at £0.7988. The dollar has plunged against the yen, dropping to 101.99 yen from 105.46 yen earlier in the session. Read More

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Utah Police ID Officer Fatally Struck By Car

Utah Police ID Officer Fatally Struck By Car

The officer, whose name has not been released, died at the scene. Twenty-one-year-old Danielle Willard was fatally shot by Officer Shaun Crowley after he thought she was going to hit him with her vehicle. Authorities say the incident began around 3:30 a.m. Sunday when police were pursuing the vehicle. According to the statement, officers witnessed three people heading to an apartment complex and stealing a auto from the parking lot. Read More

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In N.Carolina, Obama pleads for Black votes

In N.Carolina, Obama pleads for Black votes

Although a federal court curtailed the Republican-backed law that reduced the number of days of early voting, localities were left to decide how many polling places they would open. The state NAACP president, the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, said the purges were little more than election trickery aimed at disenfranchising legally registered voters. Read More

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US claims for jobless aid hit highest level since August

US claims for jobless aid hit highest level since August

The result was above the consensus among analysts for 256,000. Still, initial claims have been below the key 300,000 threshold for 87 straight weeks, a steak last accomplished in 1970. Earlier Thursday, staffing firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas said employers announced 30,740 job cuts in October, the lowest level in five months. The economy grew at a 2.9 per cent pace in the third quarter after expanding at a 1.4 per cent rate in the April-June period. Read More

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'Manufacturing conditions worsen at robust pace' - Nikkei Malaysia Manufacturing PMI

The latest Markit/CIPS manufacturing PMI survey suggested that firms are starting to pass on higher import costs as the weak pound makes raw materials such as oil more expensive. But purchase price inflation was the highest since 2010 and the fourth-highest reading since the survey began in 1992. Howard Archer, chief European and United Kingdom economist at IHS Markit, said: "The decent October manufacturing purchasing survey reinforces belief that the Bank of England will be sitting tight ... Read More

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London's Heathrow Finally Approved For Major Expansion

Passengers will also be able to choose from a larger variety of airlines, destinations and flight times. The timing of this ban will be determined through consultation. Business leaders have long expressed a need for a new runway, saying that London's five existing airports are failing to keep up with rising air travel demand, effectively representing a lost money-making opportunity. Read More

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Clocks go back on Sunday

Clocks go back on Sunday

Here's all you need to know... Meanwhile, the end of DST is happening some days earlier for United Kingdom as the British will experience an additional hour beginning Sunday , October 30 at 2 in the morning. He published a pamphlet called "Waste of Daylight" to push people to change their clocks . Willett is a great-great-grandfather of Coldplay singer Chris Martin. Read More

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Stock Clipped Lower in Past Week: Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)

Stock Clipped Lower in Past Week: Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)

Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its position in Marathon Oil Corp .by 0.5% in the second quarter. Based on the recent close, the shares have dropped -7.94% over the past five trading days. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.46%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 14th. Leading upstream energy firm Marathon Oil Corp . Read More

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Saints defense holds on to upset Seahawks

The victory wasn't assured until the New Orleans' much-maligned defense, which entered the game ranked 29th in the National Football League, came up with a stop on the Seahawks' final drive, which started on the Seattle 32 with 1:50 left. The Seattle Seahawks (4-1-1) came foram a 6-6 tie with the Arizona Cardinals last week in which Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards in 24-for-37 passes. Read More

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