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Sensex recovers, up 107 points

In the telecom space, Bharti Airtel declined 1.2 percent, Reliance Communications dipped 0.14 percent and Idea Cellular slipped 0.58 percent. The rate hike by the Federal Reserve is often followed by volatility in Indian stock and currency markets as a result of selling by foreign institutional investors (FIIs/FPIs) but the trend is reversed subsequently. [Full Article...]

Quest Diagnostics Investigating Data Breach Affecting More Than 30000

Quest Diagnostics Investigating Data Breach Affecting More Than 30000 It also said that there was no indication that any of the information had been misused. In a statement Monday, the New Jersey-based company said there was an unauthorized intrusion November 26 into an internet application on its network. [Full Article...]

Japan's Asahi Expands in Europe With AB InBev Beer Deal

Asahi was widely seen as the frontrunner in an auction whose first round included bids from a consortium led by Swiss investment firm Jacobs Holding, Czech investment firm PPF, China Resources and private equity firms Bain Capital and Advent International. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to Select Rick Perry for Secretary of Energy

Donald Trump to Select Rick Perry for Secretary of Energy Perry was a serious contender for the Republican presidential candidate nomination during the 2012 campaign. Under Obama, the department has been a big booster of alternative energy like wind and solar power. But while he was friendly to Texas' petroleum industry, he also oversaw a boom in wind energy in his state. While much of the nation was still suffering from the recession, Texas saw economic... [Full Article...]

Bill Gates, Jack Ma and other billionaires back $1bn clean energy fund

His comments this week came in interviews tied to the launch of a new clean-energy fund. Overall, it is thought the 20 people behind the fund are worth around $170bn (£134bn). Bill Gates created a billionaires' club and they will fund projects that will benefit the whole of mankind. It will open up capital to companies that may have more difficulties raising funds. [Full Article...]

Six hurt as Ferrari ploughs into pedestrians in Battersea

Reports suggest that the auto mounted the pavement, before hitting a group of teenagers walking on Battersea Park Road. The sports vehicle reportedly mounted the curb on Monday morning near Battersea Dogs And Cats Home and, according to one witness, hit a cyclist and people on the pavement, sending "two people flying over the bridge railings". [Full Article...]

Ireland named one of world's worst corporate tax havens

Ireland named one of world's worst corporate tax havens They warned that this race to the bottom is "starving countries out of billions of dollars needed to tackle poverty and inequality". Sweetheart tax deals cost the European Union up to €70bn a year in lost tax revenue, while Oxfam claims that tax dodging costs poor countries at least $100bn a year. [Full Article...]

IOC president Bach wants life bans for proven Russian cheats

The IOC said the allegations "go to the heart of the Olympic Games and are a fundamental attack on their integrity". "We will have to analyse this in more depth and consult with the WADA about this situation". The measures, first imposed on July 19 following the publication of the first part of the so-called McLaren report, include having no IOC-sanctioned events in Russia and urging sports fede... [Full Article...]

Canadian astronauts salute John Glenn

Glenn died at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, according to Hank Wilson, a spokesman for the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. John Glenn's decision to volunteer for the war effort was the beginning of a lifetime service to the nation that he and Annie Glenn would share. [Full Article...]

Baywatch, starring Dwayne Johnson: the first trailer

Baywatch, starring Dwayne Johnson: the first trailer Anyway, Baywatch is due for release in May, 2017. The TV series was filmed and set in Malibu, California. Priyanka Chopra has been soaring higher in terms of her career with every passing day and now the 34-year-old actress will be seen in her first Hollywood film Baywatch alongside Dwayne Johnson. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania fights Green Party recount bid in federal court

On Tuesday, a MI court sided with a Republican-pushed appeal of the recount, saying that the Green Party candidate's poor showing disqualifies her from seeking a second look at the votes. It was the judge's midnight ruling Monday that started the recount in MI. A federal judge in MI on Wednesday (Dec 7) revoked his order requiring a recount of the state's presidential vote sought by Ms Jill Ste... [Full Article...]

Amazon's First Step into Grocery Retail is Brilliant

But regardless, Amazon Go is a powerful testimony to what mobile can do and possible even a glimpse into our collective future where mobile has completely overtaken all other channels of interaction and provides a direct link between us and the world around us. [Full Article...]

Oil's Pause at Just Over $50 Could Be The New Normal

At 3:52pm GMT, the Comex gold futures contract was down 0.40% or $4.70 to $1,172.80 an ounce, Comex silver fell 1.07% or 18 cents to $17.09 an ounce, while spot platinum was 0.16% or 61 cents lower at $940.19 an ounce. North Sea Brent crude LCOc1 fell by 30 cents per barrel to $53.63 while the United States light crude CLc1 was down by 35 cents to settle at $50.58 a barrel, reported Reuters. [Full Article...]

How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Wednesday

How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Wednesday Wall Street also registered small gains with the Dow Jones industrial average advancing 7.27 points at 19,556.89, while the S&P 500 was slightly ahead by 0.11 of a point at 2,241.46. The S&P Midcap 400 was up 0.7% at 1689, a fresh record high and led by Advanced Micro Devices ( NASDAQ :AMD), up 9.3% to $10.45 on rumours that AMD might license its graphics IP to Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) fo... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to Labor Union: It's Your Fault Jobs Are Leaving

Donald Trump to Labor Union: It's Your Fault Jobs Are Leaving But when Trump announced how many jobs were being saved to Carrier workers, he did not remember this particular promise, saying that it was aimed at all manufacturing companies, not Carrier specifically. "When Carrier announced the close down the whole facility in February, they announced at that point in time the research and development jobs, about 350 of them were going to remain here in ... [Full Article...]

Woman described as Canada's Rosa Parks to appear on banknote

The theatre manager asked her to go upstairs to the black section and when she refused, police were called and she was forcibly removed. I think she probably would have been humbled. "(Students) are going to have to talk about who Viola Desmond is in class". That same year, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights unveiled a display dedicated to the legacy of the black rights pioneer. [Full Article...]

Apple joins in on Black Friday 2016 with deals on iPhone 7

Apple joins in on Black Friday 2016 with deals on iPhone 7 Apple stock closed the last session at $111.23 and its future gains shall depend upon how the customers respond to Apple Black Friday deals . The Apple Watch Series 1 is also available at US$198 - a US$80 discount over Apple's offerings. [Full Article...]

Colorado's Buckley Air Force Base passed over for new jet

As such, I understand the importance of the 187th being awarded these new fighter jets to our mission of maintaining air-superiority and providing effective air-cover for our men and women deployed in combat zones. "Klobuchar will continue to fight - like she did to bring Active Association status and new "Block 50" F-16s to the Bulldogs - to make sure the 148th has the support and resources it ne... [Full Article...]

Amazon A Go Go real-time queue free shopping coming soon

In addition to individual items, the Amazon Go store will include complete dinners and meal kits. Shoppers walking into the store would call up the Amazon Go app and hold their smartphone to a scanner as they would at an airport. "It will likely adopt a 30,000- to 40,000-square-foot floor plans and spartan stocking style. offering a limited fresh selection in store and more via touch-s... [Full Article...]

Syria army makes new gains, pins down rebels in Aleppo

Russian Federation and China have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution which would have mandated a seven-day ceasefire in Syria's Aleppo. Lavrov and Kerry have met repeatedly to try and find a solution to the Syrian conflict but to no avail. [Full Article...]


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