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Updates from 2017 Las Vegas Bowl

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Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit and Molly McGrath will call the game. The sophomore finished the day 26-for-36 for 233 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions. During his next visit, he will be able to look at spots on the field where he passed for four touchdowns, as well as the end zone where he ran for a short score, to help the Trojans (11-2) beat North Texas 50-30. Read More »

Ryanair to meet Irish pilots' union in bid to halt strike

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Ryanair and the Irish pilots' union look set to meet for talks next week in a bid to avert a pre-Christmas strike. "Putting the needs of our customers first, and avoiding disruption to their Christmas flights, is the reason why we will now deal with our pilots through recognised national union structures and we hope and expect that these structures can and will be agreed with our pilots early in the New Year". Read More »

Billionaire founder of Canada drug company, wife found dead at home

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Barry Sherman founded Toronto-based Apotex Inc.in 1974 with two employees and gradually turned it into the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company. The Globe and Mail cited a police source as saying the Shermans' bodies were found hanging from a railing around a basement pool, the theory being that "Mr Sherman killed his wife, hung her body and then hanged himself at the pool's edge". Read More »

Salvation Army, Meadville still needs your help

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In other parts of the country, donations to red kettle campaigns have declined. The Salvation Army is in the midst of its busiest time of year, receiving donations of food and toys from the public and distributing them to those in need. Read More »

Explosion at major NY bus station reported

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Some news outlets reported that the explosion could possibly have been a pipe bomb, and the New York Post reports that the explosion was caused by suicide bomber, who detonated the device in the passageway to the N, Q, R trains. Luckily, this time, there were few injuries and the suspect was caught. Details on how the suspect was apprehended were not immediately available, but the Port Authority Police Benevolent Association, a union representing Port Authority police officers, said on ... Read More »

Christmas Kettle nets $17 m in 2016

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The Salvation Army in State College is concerned they won't meet their goal of more than $50,000 this year. Beginning at Thanksgiving and ending at Christmas, the Salvation Army in Altus serves those in need in Jackson, Greer and Harmon counties. Read More »

Lufthansa cancels plan to buy Air Berlin's Niki

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The European Commission "has clearly indicated that an acquisition of Niki and its integration into the Eurowings group would now not be approved", even with previous concessions on takeoff and landing times, Lufthansa said. "Alternative buyers for Niki were and still are not available, despite all sorts of public announcements and intensive efforts by the chief representative of Air Berlin", it says in a statement. Read More »

Disney to Acquire Some Assets of Fox for $52.4 Billion

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In March, he said he was committed to leaving the company in July 2019. The sale of 21st Century Fox will include stakes in Sky in the United Kingdom and Hollywood film studio as tycoon focuses on Fox News and newspapers. Either way, if Disney ultimately inherits the Sky stake after the CMA has blocked the deal now being pursued by the Murdochs, Disney can simply use the 39% shareholding to launch another full bid for Sky. Read More »

Black Friday shopping spree boosts retail sales

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Spending in cash terms was 4.7 percent higher. "Given the continued resilience of consumer sentiment, we're optimistic that Christmas shopping sales in December will hold up". The growth comes as average store prices increased by 3.1% compared with November a year ago, with food stores having the largest rise of 3.6% since September 2013. Read More »

Westfield to Sell 35 Malls to European Real Estate Giant for $25B

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A tough consumer spending environment and intense competition from online rivals has made retailers more selective with their expansion plans, making life tough for shopping center operators and driving consolidation in the sector. Trading in Westfield shares was halted before the market opened on Tuesday, pending news of the deal. "The indoor mall is dying", he said. Unibail expects the deal to close in the first half of 2018. Read More »

Local residents gather in support of net neutrality

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Despite a biting wind, a few dedicated residents gathered outside the Russel Cellular Verizon Store on Route 11 in support of net neutrality on Thursday, ahead of the Federal Communications Commission vote, which is expected on December 14. Read More »

China Claims Indian Drone Invaded Airspace, New Delhi Says Beijing Was Informed

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In its diplomatic protest to India, "China asked the Indian side to stop the activities of the devices near the border and work with China to maintain peace and tranquility of the border areas", he said. According to the reports, the drone has crossed the LoC at Sikkim. "We will fulfil our mission and responsibility and defend China's national sovereignty and security resolutely", he said. Read More »

Salman Khan Welcomes Anil Kapoor on-board Race 3

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It had an ensemble cast that includes Anil Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan reprising their roles respectively, while Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez were the new additions to the cast of the film. His one liners and fruits obsession entertained the audience thoroughly. The movie will be directed by dance choreographer Remo De'souza, and the cast also includes Bobby Deol and Saqib Saleem. Read More »

HomeKit is the latest Apple product to have a serious security flaw

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However this is only temporary as Apple does plan on fixing the vulnerability permanently in future software updates, but in the meantime hopefully the temporary fix will prevent any unwanted consequences. Apple has confirmed, however, that an iOS 11.2 update arriving next week will restore any broken functionality. After the bug in the HomeKit was reported to the Cupertino iPhone maker, Apple issued an emergency patch to address the security flaws. Read More »

Bryan Singer reportedly sued for allegedly raping 17-year-old

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The legal complaint says that Singer "thrust his body" on Sanchez-Guzman, forced him to the floor and forced him to engage in oral sex. The documents provide a graphic account of the alleged incident, claiming that Singer forced himself on Guzman, who "pleaded with [Singer] to stop" throughout the ordeal. Read More »

Sensex rises over 150 points; Nifty above 10200

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The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE provisionally closed gaining over 300 points, while the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed firmly above the 10,100 level. In contrast, Hero MotoCorp, SBI, Reliance Industries, TCS, Asian Paint and Dr Reddy's succumbed to profit-booking. On Thursday, bargain hunting by investors and robust buying in auto, consumer durables and capital goods stocks lifted the benchmark indices. Read More »

Airlines Are Set to Make Even More Money Off Passengers in 2018

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Capacity increased 6.2 percent, and load factor increased 0.8 percent. "The region's carriers face challenges to their business models, and from low oil revenues, regional conflict , crowded air space, the impact of travel restrictions to the United States, and competition the new "super connector" [Turkish Airlines]", IATA said . Read More »

New York Daily News Calls Shohei Ohtani 'Chicken' For Passing On Yankees

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Two A.L. teams that could clearly use Ohtani - and fit the description of a smaller market on the West Coast - are the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels , who play in Anaheim, Calif. Ohtani could have waited two more years to reach the minimum age at which he would be eligible for a lucrative major league contract, part of restrictions on worldwide signings included in MLB's recent collective bargaining agreement. Read More »

Cineworld Agrees To Buy Regal Entertainment For $3.6 Bln

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As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 34,536,188 shares, a growth of 28.8% from the October 31st total of 26,821,815 shares. Cineworld said it expected the deal to "strongly" add to earnings in the first full year following completion, now expected in the first quarter of 2018. Read More »

Apple To Pay Irish State Aid Bill From 2018

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The decision leaves me with no choice but to seek Cabinet approval to appeal the decision before the European Courts. It is important that we send a strong message that Ireland remains an attractive and stable location of choice for long-term substantive investment. Read More »