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New Zealand backs fast-tracking of Paris climate deal

New Zealand backs fast-tracking of Paris climate deal Under the Paris Agreement, countries agree to voluntary limits on fossil-fuel emissions and set a goal of keeping temperature increases to 2 degrees Celsius by the end of the century. US President-elect Donald Trump made three prominent shifts from key issues including on world climate accords. "Whether or not Trump acknowledges the connection between human pollution and climate change, the ... [Full Article...]

Judge halts expanded overtime pay

According to the Labor department, more than four million American workers are now classified as exempt from overtime pay yet earn salaries that fall below the new minimum threshold. But businesses said the rules would have created an overly restrictive environment that would have penalized younger and slower workers. Rules that are outside the scope of what congressional authorities should have... [Full Article...]

FLIP FLOP: Donald Trump Softens Position on Climate Change 'Hoax'

She further noted that Iran has also approved the deal and will ratify it in the near future. Last week, China's chief climate negotiator, Minister Xie Zhenhua, said that no matter what the US does, China will remain committed to taking action. [Full Article...]

Fantastic Beasts 2: Eddie Redmayne Teases Sequel Title

The Harry Potter series, which so far is comprised of eight films , has brought in more than $7.7 billion worldwide, according to comScore. Newt Scamander (Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne who perfects his Hugh Grant bumble here) is an expert when it comes to the titular fantastic beasts . [Full Article...]

Here's why the moon looked so big on Monday night

The supermoon appears about 14 percent larger in diameter and about 30 percent brighter than when it's at its farthest distance from the Earth. At 11.23am United Kingdom time on Monday the gap between the Earth and the moon will close to its shortest point, known as " perigee " - a distance of 221,525 miles (356,510 km). [Full Article...]

Illinois Students Walking Out Of Classes Tuesday To Protest Trump

Illinois Students Walking Out Of Classes Tuesday To Protest Trump His comments came after a pro-Trump teenager wearing a "Make American Great Again" hat was beaten by a group of student protesters outside Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville on Wednesday. "'This is unacceptable, ' he wrote, adding that the student would receive appropriate punishment based on the Montgomery County Public Schools Student Code of Conduct". [Full Article...]

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Valuation According To Analysts

Centers Of America, a North Dakota-based fund reported 22,277 shares. Whiting Petroleum Corp . has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $12.00. Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL ) reported sales (ttm) of 1.36 Billion, whereas, 28 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 357.98 million. [Full Article...]

Americans hitting roads for busy Thanksgiving holiday

This is the cheapest Thanksgiving gas since 2006, when the average was $2.09. AAA believes the low gas prices are encouraging more people to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday. "This is a day when we need everything to go right in order to not have a serious issue with delays, with folks being backed up into stations", Moorman told reporters at New York's Pennsylvania Station. [Full Article...]

Asian shares gain, lifted by oil price rally on Wall Street

The euro edged up to $1.0599 from $1.0589. "What may not be factored in is the possibility of follow-through on other, more protectionist campaign proposals", they wrote in a note to clients. The greenback's almost 7 percent again against the yen in the past week has helped boost Japan's major exporters, which benefit because their overseas profits can be converted into more yen. [Full Article...]

Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa launch 2-day strike

German airline Lufthansa cancelled nearly 900 flights on Wednesday after a last-minute legal challenge to a planned pilot strike failed. The Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) pilots' union has waged an extremely lengthy campaign against the German airline company's management in a dispute that has led to 14 previous strikes. [Full Article...]

IFS predicts a decade of austerity as earnings stall

The shadow chancellor said the government had wasted their six years in office after a new independent analysis showed real terms wages would be lower in 2021 than in 2008. "Since 2010 we've stabilised the economy and acted to help families struggling to get by". "The OBR itself would say that there is a wide range of uncertainty around its central forecast". [Full Article...]

'Tough, but decent & real professional': Putin on French presidential hopeful Fillon

France's ex-Prime Minister, Francois Fillon, earlier won the first important victory in a bid for the French presidency. Fillon, who is now running in The Republicans party's primaries, beat former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday in the first round of primary voting. [Full Article...]

Eli Lilly's $10 bln fail detects what ails market

Ricks took a somber tone when declaring the company's disappointment about the results and noted that there are six other Alzheimer's disease treatments in Lilly's pipeline that are all based on different mechanisms of action than solanezumab. [Full Article...]

Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL)

Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) Marvell Technology Group has a 52-week low of $7.40 and a 52-week high of $15.00. 09/02/2016 - Marvell Technology Group Ltd . had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. Financial History for Coty Inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) is 0.42 while company weekly performance is -5.58%. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 2.4 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 t... [Full Article...]

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) expected to hit $64.53 Price Target

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) expected to hit $64.53 Price Target These price targets are a consensus analysis of 30 brokers. As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSH ). The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. When we look at the Analyst Recommendati... [Full Article...]

Prepare for Saturday road closures for downtown Christmas tree lighting

Prepare for Saturday road closures for downtown Christmas tree lighting The event will begin at 4:45 pm. along Reliance Road (Route 627), near the Liberty gas station, where the town's Christmas tree stands. The tree is just off the sidewalk on the northern part of the square. The two-hour event, listed as Christmas In Rockefeller Center , will feature live performances by some big names, including Josh Groban, Sarah McLachlan, Tony Bennet, Neil Diamond, Dolly Parton... [Full Article...]

Kingfisher Q3 sales growth driven by United Kingdom and Poland

Kingfisher Q3 sales growth driven by United Kingdom and Poland The group's performance in France contrasted with the outcome in Britain and Ireland, where like-for-like sales increased 5.8 percent, driven by a 12.7 percent rise at Screwfix that reflected well received new and extended ranges. B&Q's like-for-like sales were up 3.5 percent - a sixth straight quarter of growth. It has so far returned £182m. Chief executive Veronique Laury, who is overseeing ... [Full Article...]

Samsung Electronics buys auto-systems maker Harman for $8B

Samsung Electronics will purchase Harman International Industries, a connected automotive manufacturer, for $8 billion at a price of $112 per share. It's the South Korean firm's biggest acquisition to date. Samsung has previously shunned big acquisitions and this latest deal underscores a strategic shift as it looks to break into the automotive industry using its vast financial resources. [Full Article...]

Australian Open 2016: James Nitties and Ryan Fox lead after third round

Australian Open 2016: James Nitties and Ryan Fox lead after third round If the left-to-right putt from 12 foot for a fourth birdie in a row at the ninth hole showed his confidence on the greens, the approach shot which left him with a two-footer for his eighth birdie at the 18th was the flawless way to finish. Then, in a dramatic climax, Spieth put his approach to three metres on the first hole of the playoff - the 18th - before Hall knocked his to less than two metre... [Full Article...]

Host of UN climate talks asks Trump to show 'pragmatism'

There will also be one more meeting of the CMA, at COP23 next year, to ensure negotiations are keeping pace with the roadmap. Liz Gallagher, Senior Associate, E3G, said: "Today's proclamation in Marrakech was received with thunderous applause". [Full Article...]


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