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Rio shares surge on NSW coal sale

Rio shares surge on NSW coal sale

Once the deal is completed, Rio Tinto will also be entitled to potential royalties. Rio Tinto has extracted a good price for its Hunter Valley coal assets according to analysts, who believe Tuesday's $US2.45 sale to Yancoal will allow Rio to further cut its gearing. Read More

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Boston native who threatened Trump assassination being held in Miami

Boston native who threatened Trump assassination being held in Miami

A Navy veteran and computer consultant, Puopolo was homeless at the time of his arrest - Tuesday, when Miami Police apprehended him while he was walking out of a Washington Avenue Subway sandwich shop, according to The Daily Mail . Jail records showed he was being held without bail on state charges of threatening harm against a public servant. "What are you going to do about it Secret Service?" Miami Herald reporter Charles Rabin described the video as "one of several videos Puopolo has ... Read More

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Five Points on The Border Wall

Trump had called Mexican migrants "rapists" and drug dealers during the presidential campaign and vowed to make their country pay for a massive wall across the border. "A lot of auto companies are moving in", Trump said. Mexico in some form and there are many different forms, will reimburse us and they will reimburse us for the cost of the wall. Read More

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Martin Shkreli kicked off Twitter

Martin Shkreli kicked off Twitter

Meanwhile, Shkreli used Periscope on Sunday to broadcast a phone call he had with a New York Daily News reporter seeking comment about the suspension. Shkreli's Twitter account was suspended soon after. Martin Shkreli is best known for price-gouging HIV patients, being charged with securities fraud, and smirking about it in front of Congress. Read More

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Hulu will start streaming CBS programming live

Hulu will start streaming CBS programming live

The streaming service aims to offer a more personalized, intuitive version of cable TV than that offered by traditional pay-TV distributors and even newer streaming entrants. The company confirmed, however, that the $35 price point was an introductory offer, and would move to $60 a month in January 2017. The service itself will cost under $40 and will include Hulu's existing on-demand streaming catalog at no additional cost. Read More

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Kim Kardashian West's back & she's still got major selfie game

Kim Kardashian West's back & she's still got major selfie game

And there's something different about her... Kim's first official appearance is scheduled for January 13 in Dubai, where she's set to participate in a makeup tutorial class with her makeup artist, Mario Dedivanovic. Showing Saint attempting to stand n a cute red velvet onesie and Kim crouched behind him in an oversized white t-shirt and tan lace-up boots, Kim captioned the image: 'my son ❤'. Read More

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Police in NY hunt $6 million New Year's Eve jewel thieves

Police in NY hunt $6 million New Year's Eve jewel thieves

The store is located in Manhattan's Korea Town at 36th Street and Sixth Avenue-near Times Square, where around 1 million people were in the thick of celebrating the arrival of 2017. In the surveillance video , a bearded white male wearing a hoodie and a backpack can be seen banging a hammer for several seconds. Two of the men wore masks, but one did not, and he made the mistake of looking straight into the camera before his accomplice smashed the screen. Read More

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Taiwan Not to Return to Confrontation With Mainland China - President

Taiwan Not to Return to Confrontation With Mainland China - President

While Xi made no direct mention of self-ruled Taiwan, aside from extending New Year's greetings to them, the head of China's policy-making Taiwan Affairs Office in his New Year's message said that 2017 would see uncertainty. Talk of a stop-over in the United States by the Taiwan president has further rattled Washington-Beijing relations. Tsai's vision, however, "may not align well with the incoming Trump administration's apparent belief that it can pressure China on all fronts more than the ... Read More

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NAR: Pending home sales fall back in November

Lawrence Yun, the top economist for the National Association of Realtors , said the expected spike in interest rates combined with limited inventory and rising prices was largely to blame. The good news, according to Yun, is that the impact of higher rates will be partly neutralized by stronger wage growth as a result of the 2 million net new job additions expected next year. Read More

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Area home prices now a third higher than before recession

Area home prices now a third higher than before recession

The five states with the highest year-over-year increase in the RHPI in October were Wyoming (6.2 percent), Nevada (5.3 percent), ME (4.7 percent), Colorado (4.4 percent) and MI (4.3 percent). Also, constrained supply helped to bid up the prices of existing homes, especially in desirable East Coast and West Coast cities. Importantly, the report factors in data from non-disclosure states, which do not include property sales price information as part of their publicly available county recorder ... Read More

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Iran signs multi-billion dollar deal with Airbus for 100 aircraft

In addition to providing the planes, Airbus is to help Iran Air with pilot training, assist with airport operations and air traffic management. Under the terms of the deal, Airbus said deliveries are expected to begin early next year. Both deals were conceivable as a result of arrangements in the atomic assertion amongst Iran and six world powers that produced results about a year back, which lifted many endorses on Iran in return for its irrefutable vows of serene atomic work. Read More

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JP Energy Partners LP (NYSE:JPEP) Under Analyst Spotlight

JP Energy Partners LP (NYSE:JPEP) Under Analyst Spotlight

The New York-based Oppenheimer & has invested 0% in EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EVEP). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt last reported 86,736 shares in the company. (NYSE:ETP). If you are viewing this story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. and worldwide trademark & copyright legislation. Read More

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Third Quarter GDP Revised Up to 3.5%

Third Quarter GDP Revised Up to 3.5%

Sure ... the final print beat Wall Street's estimate of a 3.3 percent growth rate and represents the economy's strongest quarterly performance in more than two years. It marks the 15th consecutive quarter of positive growth for the United Kingdom since Q1 2013. The latest jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests that nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000 in November, with the unemployment rate falling to 4.6%, marking its lowest reading since August 2007. Read More

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Best Buy Christmas 2016 Schedule: Open or Not?

Best Buy Christmas 2016 Schedule: Open or Not?

The superstore has faced a ton of backlash over the year for extending holiday shopping hours that started as early as 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, forcing some workers to miss out on their own holiday celebration. " Shopping with all of these people in the stores it's just so much better ". Marks & Spencer stores in Northern Ireland open their doors at 6am and 7am on Christmas Eve and close at 5pm - with the exception of the Abbey Centre which closes at 6pm. Read More

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1 million FCA vehicles under USA investigation for rollaway crashes

Aside from Fiat Chryslers Dodge and Ram brands, one incident took the life of actor Anton Yelchin after a Jeep Cherokee rolled off and pinned him against a fence. Unlike the investigation that was started earlier this year on similar problems for FCA vehicles, the models that are the subject of the inquiry have an electronic rotary control for gear selections, Automotive News reports . Read More

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Odebrecht, Braskem plead guilty in USA after Brazil bribe probe

The combined total amount of United States, Brazilian and Swiss criminal and regulatory penalties paid by Braskem will be approximately $957m. Guilty pleas on Wednesday from Odebrecht and Braskem SA, the petrochemical company it jointly owns with Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras, were the first in the United States following a almost three-year investigation in Brazil. Read More

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NORAD is ready to track Santa's flight

NORAD is ready to track Santa's flight

The Santa Box is put out just after Thanksgiving each year, and it gives children a place to ask for everything from toys, various gifts and even a successful basketball season. Now NORAD Tracks Santa's website , www.noradsanta.org, which launched Dec 1, features Santa's North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, games, activities, and more. Read More

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Dow Jumps 100 Points, Nearing Milestone 20000 Mark

The Dow and Nasdaq are now on track for their highest closes ever. Stocks finished slightly lower Wednesday as health care companies continued to struggle. Higher yields allow banks to charge more money for loans, so financial firms traded higher. EQT Corp. jumped 2.2 percent. The S&P 500 is up 7.11 points, or 0.3 percent. Read More

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Old Charges As New Proof: Rahul Gandhi's 'Earthquake' Or Self Goal?

Old Charges As New Proof: Rahul Gandhi's 'Earthquake' Or Self Goal?

He said the government had expected that big amount of black money will be unearthed by demonetization, after which they would be able to give largesse to people in the next budget but now they can not do that. The BJP has termed these charges as baseless, and dubbed Gandhi's allegations as a "desperate attempt to divert attention from the Agusta Westland probe in which names of Congress leaders and the (Gandhi) Family have come up'". Read More

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Boy, 3, Out Shopping With Grandma Dies in Road Rage Shooting

Police said the victim was shot Saturday when the driver of another auto apparently became frustrated that the grandmother was not moving fast enough through a stop sign. Both King-Macon and the one-year-old who was also in the vehicle were uninjured in the attack. A police spokesman said that she is "completely innocent" in the incident and that neither she nor the child had any relationship to the shooter. Read More

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JP Morgan revises 2017 oil price forecasts

Preliminary meetings between OPEC and several non-OPEC members have not shown any progress toward yielding a positive result. Stock futures for the March quarter on the S&P TSX index were up 0.04% recently. Germany's Commerzbank cited speculative financial investors as the major contributors to the current price rally. Net long positions in West Texas Intermediate oil, a market term describing a contract where the buyer expects prices to rise, rose by 32,200 in the week to December 13 to hit ... Read More

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