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Oklahoma leading rusher Rodney Anderson accused of rape in protective order

Oklahoma leading rusher Rodney Anderson accused of rape in protective order The plan was for her to take an Uber home, but "Rodney's friends insisted that he take me home". The woman says that over the weekend, through a conversation with a friend, she started "recalling images and feelings of him forcing his fingers" insider her and biting her. [Full Article...]

Starbucks Reserve Roastery opens in Shanghai

Starbucks Reserve Roastery opens in Shanghai Starbucks "partners" work at the Teavana tea bar in the new Starbucks Roastery in Shanghai, China. And on a pure design level, Shanghai Roastery is a wow. Customers can book coffee tasting experiences on Alibaba's e-commerce site and also buy special Starbucks Reserve coffee and related products tied to the store's launch. [Full Article...]

Celebrate With Free Cookies This National Cookie Day

Celebrate With Free Cookies This National Cookie Day However, those wanting to make the Cookie BonBite their go-to mall snack will be disappointed to learn that the collaboration is only available for a limited time starting on December 4 - a.k.a., National Cookie Day. No purchase necessary and limit one per customer. The breakfast pastry meets dessert hybrid will essentially be an oozy miniature cinnamon roll baked inside of a chocolate chip co... [Full Article...]

Middle East Airlines' Profits to Double in 2018, Says IATA

Middle East Airlines' Profits to Double in 2018, Says IATA IATA represents around 275 airlines comprising 83 per cent of global air traffic. According to Iata, the industry has leveraged on this period of positive cash flow to pay out dividends as well as to pare debt, which has brought down interest payments. [Full Article...]

YouTube hiring 10000 staff to weed out extremist content

YouTube hiring 10000 staff to weed out extremist content For more aggressive action on comments, new comment moderation tools are in the works, and in some cases, comments will be shut down entirely. Wojcicki added to her statement that, "We will continue the significant growth of our teams into next year, with the goal of bringing the total number of people across Google working to address content that might violate our policies to over 10,000 in 201... [Full Article...]

CME Group To Offer Bitcoin Futures Trading

CME Group To Offer Bitcoin Futures Trading CME is not the only USA exchange that is going to add bitcoin futures to their product offerings. CME's bitcoin futures will be based on a "Bitcoin Reference Rate", which will be a "a once-a-day reference rate" based on the US-dollar price of the coins. [Full Article...]

American, pilots agree on fix to staff December flights

American, pilots agree on fix to staff December flights On Thursday, the company said just a few hundred of its late-December flights still did not have pilots set to fly the plans. Mr. Tajer said that while flights remained unassigned, the terms of Friday's agreement were expected to attract enough pilots to cover the gap. [Full Article...]

Unemployment drops again in Victoria, Statistics Canada

Unemployment drops again in Victoria, Statistics Canada A low jobless rate is generally a good indicator of a healthy economy, said Dallas Gislason, economic development officer with the South Island Prosperity Project. Quebec added 16,000 jobs, and its 5.4-per-cent unemployment rate is the lowest since on record; the province has never seen jobless rates this low in comparable data going back to 1976. [Full Article...]

Solid domestic demand boosts Philippine manufacturing in November

Solid domestic demand boosts Philippine manufacturing in November A reading above 50 indicates economic expansion, while a reading below 50 points toward contraction. Growth in China's manufacturing sector continued in November albeit at a slower pace than in the previous month with only modest increases in output. [Full Article...]

Infosys hires Salil Parekh of Capgemini as its new CEO

Infosys hires Salil Parekh of Capgemini as its new CEO The Board believes that he is the right person to lead Infosys at this transformative time in our industry, " Nandan Nilekani , chairman of the Infosys Ltd Board of Directors said on Saturday in an official statement. His tenure will begins on January 2, 2018. Interestingly on Saturday, Capgemini put out a separate press release, saying that Parekh "decided to leave the Group in the context of ... [Full Article...]

Lack of Potter magic zaps Barnes & Noble

Lack of Potter magic zaps Barnes & Noble The average Wall Street analyst rating for Barnes & Noble, Inc.is Hold, according to the average of 2 analyst scores. (NYSE: BKS ) has seen its stock price gain 3.60, or -32.29%, so far in 2017. Turning to J. C. Penney Company, Inc. ROI is a performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments. [Full Article...]

Oil prices fall over 1% on pre-OPEC decision volatility

Oil prices fall over 1% on pre-OPEC decision volatility Brent crude futures fell by 0.69 percent to $63.17 per barrel, meanwhile U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures dropped by 0.31 percent to $57.68 per barrel. "This, in combination with lower imports to the Midwest-due to the Keystone pipeline outage-and lower waterborne imports has encouraged a decent draw to crude stocks". [Full Article...]

GDP turns around, leaps to 6.3% in Sep quarter

GDP turns around, leaps to 6.3% in Sep quarter Commenting on the demonetisation drive a year ago and its impact on India's growth, Anant said the move will be very hard to read from GDP numbers. "GDP growth recovers to 6.3% in Q2 from a 3-year low of 5.7% in Q1". "Manufacturing growth has been one of the main reasons for the encouraging growth rate figure of 6.3 per cent for 2nd Quarter", he added. [Full Article...]

Long Island iced tea for $1 at Applebee's

Long Island iced tea for $1 at Applebee's In October, Applebee's had a "Dollarita" deal , during which it sold margaritas for just $1 each. And for good reason - you can't get a deal like that anywhere. "The Dollar L.I.T.is kind to your pocket book and a great drink to share with old friends and new ones this holiday season". It's available all day, every day throughout the entire month of December. [Full Article...]

Thousands of American Airlines flights for the holidays don't have pilots

Thousands of American Airlines flights for the holidays don't have pilots A computer glitch allowed an excessive number of vacations to be scheduled, creating a potential pilot shortage for what is expected to be one of the busiest holidays in years for the airline industry. The computer said, Hey ya'll. The union statement said in its statement that on Tuesday "management issued an update detailing the "significant holes" in the operation and unilaterally invoked a... [Full Article...]

British people place Longford above the border with Northern Ireland

British people place Longford above the border with Northern Ireland They took to the streets to ask random British people about Brexit's impact on Ireland, and they asked them to draw a line on a blank map of Ireland showing where the Republic ends and the North begins. Instead came the Easter Rebellion of 1916, the Irish War of Independence, the partition of the island between the independent Republic and Northern Ireland (part of the UK), the Irish Civil War, ... [Full Article...]

American Airlines Computer Glitch Leaves Thousands of Flights Understaffed During the Holidays

American Airlines Computer Glitch Leaves Thousands of Flights Understaffed During the Holidays The computer-system problem will force American to rebuild its staffing schedule, similar to what airlines must do after major weather disruptions, said John Cox, chief executive officer of consultant Safety Operating Systems and a former commercial airline pilot. [Full Article...]

Local stores offering Cyber Monday deals

Local stores offering Cyber Monday deals The group finds those who shopped online and in stores spent or were planning to spend $82 more on average than online-only shoppers, and $49 more on average than store-only shoppers. Online spend surpassed at least $1 billion every day in the lead up to Thanksgiving. "We are certainly encouraged that we are starting off from a position of strength", Shay told members of the media. [Full Article...]

Turley: Washington METRO Says Catholic Christmas Ad 'Prohibited'

Turley: Washington METRO Says Catholic Christmas Ad 'Prohibited' The archdiocese seeks injunctive relief after WMATA , as the agency is known, refused to allow an ad promoting the archdiocese's annual "Find the Perfect Gift" initiative for the Advent and Christmas seasons. "Our ad was created to be placed on metro bus exteriors to reach the broadest audience and to invite everyone to experience the well-accepted joyful spirit of the season, or to share their m... [Full Article...]

19 spacecraft go missing after Russian weather satellite launch goes awry

19 spacecraft go missing after Russian weather satellite launch goes awry This was only the second launch from Russia's new multibillion dollar spaceport in the Far East as the country looks to move away from relying on the Baikonur Cosmodrome base in Kazakhstan. "Currently, the information is being analyzed". The unmanned Soyuz-2.1b rocket was launched with a Fregat booster. Interfax earlier cited an unnamed source saying there had been a two hour communication s... [Full Article...]


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