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Titans of new industry spring $1 billion clean energy fund

Titans of new industry spring $1 billion clean energy fund

The fund plans to support the commercialization of new technologies that reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in areas including electricity generation and storage, transportation, industrial processes, ag...

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Ex-Interior Minister Alfano Appointed Italy's Foreign Minister

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi stepped down after his constitutional reform proposals were rejected by Italians in a referendum, which was largely seen as an opportunity for the nation to e...

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Canadian actors Ryan Gosling, Ryan Reynolds both get Golden Globe nominations

Canadian actors Ryan Gosling, Ryan Reynolds both get Golden Globe nominations

The Tweet from the actor includes a picture of Deadpool looking festive as he wears a sweater with his name on the chest and a Santa hat. Ryan Reynolds on Monday said he and the Deadpool team ...

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UK steel jobs safe after multinational commits to plants

UK steel jobs safe after multinational commits to plants

The jobs have been at risk since March when Tata Steel announced it was putting its United Kingdom business up for sale amid losses of more than £1m a day. "This is not the end of the process and it w...

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Sky receives takeover approach from 21st Century Fox

Rupert Murdoch has sought to take full control of Sky for many years. London-traded shares of Sky (London Stock Exchange: SKY-GB) spiked as much as 32 percent on Friday after being approached about ...

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Priyanka Chopra's Action-Comedy Movie Baywatch Has a New Release Date

Priyanka Chopra's Action-Comedy Movie Baywatch Has a New Release Date

Well, for the fellas, we see ladies running on the beach in swimsuits, so there is fun for you too! It was ridiculous, borderline obscene and we as Brits loved it. Paramount studio has just announced ...

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Recount ends in MI after three days; ongoing in Wisconsin

A challenge is reviewed on a ballot during a statewide presidential election recount in Waterford Township, Mich., Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. After the hearing, Stein told the Detroit Free Press that...

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Union workers call Trump's comment about union head 'un-American'

Union workers call Trump's comment about union head 'un-American'

One union boss, Chuck Jones, made a decision to speak up, rather than let Trump get away with inflating the numbers. An hour later, Trump ranted again : "If United Steelworkers 1999 was any good, they...

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WikiLeaks' Assange releases statement he gave prosecutors

WikiLeaks' Assange releases statement he gave prosecutors

In Assange's statement, he maintained he was "entirely innocent" of the allegations against him. The testimony, which Assange gave prosecutors from his refuge inside the Ecuadorian embassy in Londo...

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Russian, OPEC ministers to meet this week on oil output cuts

Market watchers had said OPEC's decision to cut output marked an about-face for Saudi Arabia, which has been battling to keep market share for the past two years by selling more, if cheaper, barrels r...

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Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) Projected to Achieve EPS Of $0.12

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) Projected to Achieve EPS Of $0.12

They issued an "overweight" rating and a $17.00 price target on the stock. Marvell Technology Group Ltd . has a 52-week low of 7.40 and a 52-week high of 14.99. Investors of record on Tuesday, Dece...

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China's latest UK buy: the prime minister's countryside pub

China's latest UK buy: the prime minister's countryside pub

A village pub made that hit the headlines across the world after a visit by China's President Xi Jinping and then Prime Minister David Cameron has been bought by a Chinese firm. British brewer Greene ...

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Authorities to conditionally move from bridge near protest

His declaration came on the heels of a victory for protesters following the Sunday decision by the Army Corps of Engineers to deny an easement to Energy Transfer Partners-the Texas-based company b...

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Tropical Storm Otto to strengthen back into hurricane before landfall

Tropical Storm Otto to strengthen back into hurricane before landfall

Otto is a relatively small hurricane right now, with hurricane forces winds only spreading 10 miles from the center and tropical storm force winds 60 miles. This morning Otto was downgraded from a hur...

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Trump Threatens Payback for US Companies That Move Abroad

He says companies should be "forewarned prior to making a very expensive mistake". Trump tweets "there will be a tax on our soon to be strong border of 35 percent for these companies wanting to se...

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Britain ramps up borrowing forecasts, sees slower growth due to Brexit

Chancellor Philip Hammond said he is committed to closing the gap between London and rest of the country in his Autumn Statement today. The chancellor added that debt will rise until 2018-19, after ...

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Britain must go beyond commercial ties in China: Foreign Secretary

While Liam Fox, the worldwide trade secretary, and Boris Johnson, the foreign secretary, have seen many of their public pronouncements on the shape of Brexit quickly contradicted by May's aides, this ...

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Southgate warns England stars to toe the line

Southgate warns England stars to toe the line

Rashford dropped down to the Under-21s, then managed by Southgate , when he was overlooked by Sam Allardyce for what turned out to be his only fixture in charge. I don't think any job is impossible...

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Russia: Foreign hackers are trying to take down our banks

Russia's security agency thwarted a cyber attack aimed at destabilizing the country's financial system, according to the agency's statement Friday. Russian Federation has been on high alert for cy...

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'Gooligan' malware hits more than 1M Google accounts

'Gooligan' malware hits more than 1M Google accounts

Now, malware called Gooligan , which is said to have breached over a million Google accounts using information stolen from Android devices has been uncovered. These apps would be directly from ...

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Tallow tensions: Vegans want 'fat-free' UK 5-pound bank note

Jagdish Singh said it was "troubling" to find out that tallow - derived from beef or mutton, but sometimes pork - was used to manufacture the fiver. But there's one thing the Bank of England failed ...

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Tim Ryan's challenge to Pelosi faces vote today

But this year, Pelosi appeared to take her challenge seriously. She has led the party since 2002 and was the first female speaker from 2007-11. Of Trump, she said: "Where we can engage, we will". ...

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Trump starting nationwide victory tour in Cincinnati

Trump starting nationwide victory tour in Cincinnati

The president-elect's campaign aide, George Gigicos, told reporters on 17 November that Trump would be traveling "obviously to the states that we won and the swing states we flipped over". Some leadin...

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Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit

Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit

For his part, Szydlo also underlined the special relationship between the countries, saying that Poland will take an active part in Brexit negotiations. "And crucially I think what's important is, it'...

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Global Stocks Mixed Amid Fears Over Oil, Italy's Referendum

The median estimate from a Reuters poll showed economists expect economic growth to accelerate to 7.5 per cent in the September quarter from 7.1 per cent in the June quarter but lower than 7.9 per cen...

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China's yuan firms as state banks support for second day

China's yuan firms as state banks support for second day

The central bank set the central parity rate's midpoint at 6.9168 yuan per dollar on Friday. The rise comes after the Chinese currency sank to its weakest point since June 2008 on Friday. The yuan c...

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Why the OPEC meeting is likely to disappoint, in one chart

The general consensus is that Saudi Arabia are keen to come to an agreement between the OPEC countries before taking an approach to the rest of the non-OPEC countries. Algeria is calling on OPEC membe...

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After the U.S. election, what now for the Democrats?

After the U.S. election, what now for the Democrats?

Maryland's Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin will be among the 48 Democratic senators tasked with trying to defend Obama's health care legacy as well as other domestic and foreign policy achievements an...

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Order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

It's another political setback for those fighting against the Dakota Access Pipeline and comes just one day after the United States Army Corps of Engineers said it would not forcibly remove people f...

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EU Economic Affairs Commissioner says Greek bailout review progressing well

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner says Greek bailout review progressing well

EU Finance Commissioner Pierre Moscovici and European Central Bank executive Benoit Coeure will meet Monday with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to try and overcome key obstacles in the negotiations thi...

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25 arrested at national minimum-wage protest in NYC

25 arrested at national minimum-wage protest in NYC

Organizers said events were planned in about 340 US cities. They include cabin cleaners, janitors, wheelchair attendants and baggage handlers. The protests gained heat in reaction to the recent pr...

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Shoppers out looking for deals on Black Friday

Shoppers out looking for deals on Black Friday

The customers started flocking to the stores of the retailer from the beginning of the week for Thanksgiving shopping. The holiday shopping season spans November and December and is the most crucial...

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Zimbabwe issues its own currency called bond notes

Zimbabwe issues its own currency called bond notes

Zimbabwe is battling a cash crunch that has seen foreign currency dry up, and the central bank says it has introduced about $10m in the local bond notes. Depositors will be allowed to withdraw a maxim...

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Asian stocks mixed ahead of OPEC meeting

Asian stocks mixed ahead of OPEC meeting

The dollar fell 1.2 percent to 111.89 yen following its rise to an 8-month high of 113.900 last week. Shenzhen, however, was only marginally higher, while Shanghai was up 0.5 percent. OPEC also wants ...

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PM Modi calls on youth to be connected with spirit of Constitution

The Prime Minister's comments come in the backdrop of opposition attack in Parliament on demonetisation with former PM Manmohan Singh saying the step was "a case of organised loot and legalised plunde...

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