• Demonetisation Aftermath: Banks Pulls Down Interest Rates On Deposits
Demonetisation Aftermath: Banks Pulls Down Interest Rates On Deposits

In Parliament, the opposition parties attacked the government over the withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, saying it was insensitive, caused hardship to people and had unleashed "economic anarchy". Analysts said the cuts could be a prelude to banks cutting lending rates in the near future. According to the report, the bank is estimated that ...

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  • Florida State's Deondre Francois leaves game with shoulder injury
Florida State's Deondre Francois leaves game with shoulder injury

Cook tallied 53 rushing yards at intermission and headed to the locker room just 74 yards shy of the school's all-time record. Florida State coach Sue Semrau started her 20th season and coached in her 600th game. Last season Cook eclipsed Dunn's single-season record in nine games en route to 1,691 yards. "I went over to him", Fisher said, "and ...

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  • Twitter purges many alt-right accounts from platform; critics cry 'Stalinism'
Twitter purges many alt-right accounts from platform; critics cry 'Stalinism'

USA Today reports that Twitter subsequently suspended several accounts related to the Alt-Right movement including the National Policy Institute's Richard Spencer , Paul Town , Pax Dickinson, Ricky Vaughn and John Rivers . The result was the empowerment of the insurgent political movement of the alt-right who, through a coordinated effort o...

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  • Suck it up, Buttercup
Suck it up, Buttercup

The bill would hit taxpayer-funded state universities with a budget cut for double the amount they spend on such election-related activities. "Anytime a student is upset, not just with the election but just say life in general, is upset with some crisis that happened in their family, any kind of upset that's effecting them as a student and their ...

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  • Lowe's Tumbles As Weak Traffic Hits Earnings, Sales
Lowe's Tumbles As Weak Traffic Hits Earnings, Sales

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.66/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.7/share. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 37%. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.35 per share. Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced...

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  • Russia: Alexei Ulyukayev arrested over $2m bribe
Russia: Alexei Ulyukayev arrested over $2m bribe

Ulyukayev , who has been in the government since 2000 and has held his current post since 2013, is a known liberal figure who has spoken out against increasing government presence in the Russian economy. Earlier, a spokesperson, Mikhail Leontyev, was quoted by the TASS news agency as saying the company saw no risk to the Bashneft deal stemming from...

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  • Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters for ceremony
Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters for ceremony

Public Service Commission Chairwoman Julie Fedorchak said she was "extremely disappointed" that Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners waited 10 days before reporting last month's discovery of stone cairns and other artifacts. The pipeline company has said the pipeline would have guards against leaks and would be safer than carrying oil by train and ...

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  • Jayalalithaa urges AIADMK activists to work hard for victory
Jayalalithaa urges AIADMK activists to work hard for victory

Sympathising with the death of party persons who either committed suicide or died of shock after she was admitted to the hospital, Ms Jayalalithaa said: "I was saddened after hearing the news and has always believed that the hard work and loyalty should always be used for the betterment of the AIADMK".

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  • India banks reopen to long queues after rupee withdrawal
India banks reopen to long queues after rupee withdrawal

Only ten people had been aware of the decision throughout most of the six-month period it took to implement it. "I had notes of Rs 500 or Rs 1,000 only, so I asked my son to give me some money", Tripathy told IANS. Earlier this week, the Reserve Bank of India had said it could take a while to reprogram ATMs, which allow people to withdraw up to a...

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  • Mexico wins 1st World Cup qualifier in US since 1972
Mexico wins 1st World Cup qualifier in US since 1972

They're more interested in recording a victory in the opening match of the CONCACAF hexagonal of the final round. Donald Trump's election as president could cast the World Cup qualifier between US and Mexico in a harsher light, says Michael Bradley.

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  • Anger grows in country as banks struggle to swap banned notes
Anger grows in country as banks struggle to swap banned notes

People argued and banged the glass doors of a branch of Standard Chartered in southern Delhi after the security guards blocked entry, saying there were already too many people inside the bank. The stone grey-coloured note bears year of printing "2016" and Swachh Bharat logo printed on the reverse. Besides, it has Red Fort as an image of Indian he...

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  • Active shooters in NY mall, mall on lockdown
Active shooters in NY mall, mall on lockdown

Initial reports indicate the incident occurred near the Apple store on the mall's lower level. A police helicopter flew overhead while investigators checked security cameras for clues they hoped would lead to suspects. Bill Keeler told the Albany Times-Union that reports suggested a possible confrontation between two men who fled. Police could no...

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  • RBI to launch new Rs 500, Rs 2000 notes from today
RBI to launch new Rs 500, Rs 2000 notes from today

Lala said that with the beginning of currency exchange process the banks have also started mobilizing, especially small traders, to get machines for collecting payments through debit and credit cards. "Based on past experience, the RBI will hereafter make arrangements to limit the share of high denomination notes in the total currency in circulatio...

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  • Clinton: 'We owe him an open mind, chance to lead'
Clinton: 'We owe him an open mind, chance to lead'

He faces fractures within his own party, too, given the numerous Republicans who either tepidly supported his nomination or never backed him at all. Speaking in Ryan's office, Trump told reporters: "We are going to lower taxes, as you know", and added: "I think we are going to do some absolutely spectacular things for the American people ".

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  • Flint issues water shut-off notices for unpaid commercial bills
Flint issues water shut-off notices for unpaid commercial bills

Rick Snyder's office told the Free Press it would continue to do so while it assesses the judge's order. "The fact that such items are available does not mean that they are reliably accessible or effective in furnishing safe drinking water to every household".

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  • Yahoo took its time investigating massive security breach
Yahoo took its time investigating massive security breach

Her problems didn't end after unloading Yahoo to Verizon for $4.8 billion earlier this year, which might have marked the end of Mayer's tarnished legacy as C.E.O. "The Company had identified that a state-sponsored actor had access to the Company's network in late 2014". Internet giant mentioned in the "risk factors" section of its latest results ...

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  • Muni Bond Week in Review: Yields jump like crazy
Muni Bond Week in Review: Yields jump like crazy

The referendum on constitutional reform is set for December 4 and is shaping up as the next big risk event for the eurozone, with Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi earlier this year saying he would resign in the case of a referendum defeat.

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  • Twitter Announces Layoffs for 9% of Staff
Twitter Announces Layoffs for 9% of Staff

The restructuring "is meant to create greater focus and efficiency to enable Twitter's goal of driving toward (net) profitability in 2017", the company said. "This strategy is working", Dorsey said, claiming that Twitter "hit an inflection point" in the second quarter. Twitter is doing better internationally than in the USA, both in terms o...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton in latest email review two days before election
Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton in latest email review two days before election

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus said that while the probe had not led to criminal charges, it produced evidence that Clinton broke the law and "repeatedly lied to the American people about her reckless conduct". The two candidates in Tuesday's (local time) presidential election presented starkly different views of the nation...

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  • Carter scores twice, Kings beat Maple Leafs 7-0
Carter scores twice, Kings beat Maple Leafs 7-0

Defensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs are allowing 3.3 goals per game and are killing 84.2 percent of their opponents power plays. The Kings put three past backup Jhonas Enroth , who has given up 11 goals on 82 shots in his first four games as a Leaf.

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  • Confirmed: About 400 secondary schools will be closed tomorrow
Confirmed: About 400 secondary schools will be closed tomorrow

Some 200,000 secondary pupils won't have school tomorrow - with no clarity yet on when classes will resume. The government has refused to pay ASTI teachers for these duties unless the union signs up to the Lansdowne Road Agreement of public sector pay.

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  • Farage mulls leading 100000 strong march on Supreme Court ruling
Farage mulls leading 100000 strong march on Supreme Court ruling

Mr Farage famously appeared side-by-side with Mr Trump at one of his rallies in Jackson, Mississippi to tell the "Brexit story" in August. "Those newspaper headlines are reflecting that". He said: "This is the politics of the gutter". The Telegraph reported that the protest will start in Trafalgar Square and end in Parliament Square, with...

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  • FBI Finds Hillary Emails on Weiner's Laptop - and They're Not Duplicates
FBI Finds Hillary Emails on Weiner's Laptop - and They're Not Duplicates

Earlier in the week, the president had implicitly criticized the FBI director, insisting United States investigations should not operate based on "innuendo" or "incomplete information". Weiner is the estranged husband of Abedin. "It was reported last night that the FBI is conducting a criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton's pay-for-play...

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  • Japan, Philippines reaffirm rule of law in South China Sea
Japan, Philippines reaffirm rule of law in South China Sea

In a composed reading of a statement prior to departure for Tokyo , Duterte described Japan as a true friend that had played a "preeminent and peerless role" as a big investor and Philippine development partner. The agreement was among $1.5 billion in trade deals that are expected to be reached during President Rodrigo Duterte's official visit t...

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  • Company: Blast-damaged gasoline line back in service
Company: Blast-damaged gasoline line back in service

Colonial Pipeline said the line restarted Sunday around 5:45 a.m. and supplies should return to normal for Atlanta by Monday. The Associated Press is reporting the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the September pipeline rupture and explosion last week, including doing interviews, documenting the site and the surrounding are...

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  • No sign of girl abducted at church near Tyler
No sign of girl abducted at church near Tyler

Police said the remains were found at a home a few miles from the church on Saturday night following a tip leading them to search the property. . Separate from the press conference, the Tyler Morning Telegraph confirmed that Kayla's relative Gustavo Zavala-Garcia was booked into the Smith County Jail on an immigration hold on November 6.

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  • Pence stumping for Trump on Monday in Duluth
Pence stumping for Trump on Monday in Duluth

Jason Lewis, the Republican congressional nominee in the south-suburban 2nd Congressional District, said he hoped Trump's visit reflected inside information about how Minnesota was trending. Clinton started her day with the largely African American congregation of Mount Airy Church of God in Christ in Philadelphia. They certainly aren't casting bal...

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  • Utah police officer struck, killed during vehicle pursuit
Utah police officer struck, killed during vehicle pursuit

According to police, an officer observed a suspicious vehicle Sunday morning and subsequently saw three people heading towards an apartment complex. Twenty-one-year-old Danielle Willard was fatally shot by Officer Shaun Crowley after he thought she was going to hit him with her auto.

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  • Does Clinton's Campaign Lack the Human Touch in Black Communities?
Does Clinton's Campaign Lack the Human Touch in Black Communities?

News of the renewed probe hurt Clinton's poll numbers, with Trump cutting into her once formidable lead amid renewed worries about her trustworthiness. Some feel betrayed by Democratic politicians as a whole. "I need everybody to understand that everything we've done is dependent on me being able to pass the baton to somebody who believes in th...

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  • Hillary Clinton's probe likely to conclude in a criminal trial: Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton's probe likely to conclude in a criminal trial: Donald Trump

Mrs Clinton now leads Mr Trump in the RealClearPolitics polling average by just 1.7 percentage points, down from 3.9 points last Friday. "About six in 10 voters over all said that the 11th-hour disclosures about each candidate would make no real difference in their vote", the Times said.

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  • Pence plane skids off runway on rainy landing
Pence plane skids off runway on rainy landing

With Pence's plane, though, the new technology worked as intended, and all aboard the aircraft walked away unscathed, thanks to the EMAS, which was not present on that runway in Chicago. Dray Clark with CNN affiliate WABC tweeted video of the plane's front wheel being lifted out of the ground early Friday morning. "Really grateful for some quic...

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  • Federal Reserve leaves rate unchanged but hints at hike
Federal Reserve leaves rate unchanged but hints at hike

The Fed said in its post-meeting statement , that the case for a rise has "continued to strengthen", adding that it was now just waiting for "some" further evidence of progress before pulling the trigger. Across the Atlantic, Wild says there is "no chance" Bank of England governor Mark Carney will tinker with rates at the United Kingdom central ba...

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  • England can bounce back in India: Bayliss
England can bounce back in India: Bayliss

But England would go on to lose the rest of their wickets for just 64 runs as Bangladesh levelled the series at 1-1 and created history. "When you're at home, you can get away from it for a couple of days, but we haven't got that luxury".

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  • Garda strike action deferred with members set to consider new pay deal
Garda strike action deferred with members set to consider new pay deal

Despite the reassurances from the Taoiseach, public sector unions say they're now dealing with a different pay landscape. Several trade union chiefs claimed the offer had set a precedent and called for negotiations to fast-track the restoration of salaries, allowances and other benefits slashed since the recession hit.

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  • Police urge Calgarians to inspect Halloween candy after report of tampering
Police urge Calgarians to inspect Halloween candy after report of tampering

And on Thursday, New York Mills Police says it's investigating another needle found inserted into a Snickers bar. Police are reminding parents to double-check all Halloween candy and, when it doubt, throw it out. Before letting your child unwrap another tiny Halloween chocolate bar, it might be a good idea to take a closer look. Anyone with inf...

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