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Shopping small on November 28th Shopping small on November 28th
- November 24, 2015

The Shop Small Business program was launched by American Express in 2010 in an effort to bring attention to small businesses in our local communities. than the baby boomers", said Lonergan. "There is a great legacy of small-business restaurants that have come before me", Berglund said. The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency is encouraging people to do their holiday shopping by buying local on November 28 for Small Business Saturday , which is an awareness campaign started by American ... (more...)
The best day to buy Christmas gifts if you're shopping online The best day to buy Christmas gifts if you're shopping online
- November 23, 2015

To help our holiday shoppers arrive at the right store at the right time to get the awesome doorbuster deals on computers, electronics, toys, clothes and other goodies, we've put together a list of sales times and store hours for the most popular retailers offering Black Friday price cuts. (more...)
Spot USA crude's discount to second month blows out amid stockpile worries Spot USA crude's discount to second month blows out amid stockpile worries
- November 23, 2015

U.S. WTI crude was trading flat at US$40.54 a barrel. But what's less widely known is that the oversupply problem has gotten so bad that oil tankers waiting to be offloaded are piling up off the U.S. Crude oil gained 21 cents Friday morning after reversing gains in early trading on Thursday to end the day in the red. Rather than accounting for the realities of the supply-and-demand dynamics, traders are moving oil according to momentum, patterns, and, of course, historical pricing. (more...)
KaloBios (KBIO) Names Martin Shkreli as CEO KaloBios (KBIO) Names Martin Shkreli as CEO
- November 23, 2015

The company has appointed Martin Shkreli as its CEO and Board chairman. Mr. Shkreli's new role includes working with the company's senior management team to ensure its future operations. "We believe that the KaloBios' lenzilumab is a very promising candidate for the treatment of various rare and orphan diseases", Shkreli said in a statement on Thursday. (more...)
Egypt to send Russian plane recording overseas for analysis Egypt to send Russian plane recording overseas for analysis
- November 23, 2015

Israel, which has strong intelligence links to the neighbouring Sinai where the Airbus came down while en route from Egypt's resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to Saint Petersburg, also sided with the attack theory. Egyptian authorities have said they are looking at all possible scenarios in the crash, but suggest speculation should stop until the conclusion of the investigation. (more...)
Indiana jobless rate falls to 4.4 percent for October Indiana jobless rate falls to 4.4 percent for October
- November 23, 2015

October was the 49th consecutive month in which Fresno County's unemployment rate was lower than it was a year earlier. Seasonally adjusted figures, which are more widely reported , show that California's jobless rate was 5.8% and nationwide, 5%. (more...)
Senate Passes Extension of Highway Funding Program to December 4 Senate Passes Extension of Highway Funding Program to December 4
- November 23, 2015

The House and the Senate have already... Press secretary Josh Ernest told reporters in Manila on Friday morning: "Based on what Senator Reid said today it does seem unlikely this legislation will pass the Senate". Patty Murray, D-Wash., to write the Senate's bill. But there's no way to know whether this legislation (called "emergency" to circumvent House rules) is the best path forward, or better than the current 18-to-24-month refugee vetting process, because there have been no hearings ... (more...)
The Best Retailers for Black Friday Deals The Best Retailers for Black Friday Deals
- November 23, 2015

Sale prices should be good at least through Black Friday , if not longer, while supplies last. Walmart will also have a one-hour guarantee on a few items between 6 p.m. While sales on toys are tempting to go for on Black Friday , toy sales often extend into the first two weeks of December. Best Buy, Costco and, unsurprisingly, Amazon are offering significant discounts on electronics already although the door busters will still be reserved for those who want to shop on the day itself, ... (more...)
Gas prices take a penny dip Gas prices take a penny dip
- November 23, 2015

While more than 4.9 million Californians are expected to drive, only about 616,000 are expected to fly, a decrease of 0.4 percent from previous year. The average cost of gas was $2.87 a gallon in Maryland at this time a year ago, said Ragina Cooper Averella, the manager of public and government affairs at AAA Mid-Atlantic. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner video 'Hire trans people for your company to combat hate' Caitlyn Jenner video 'Hire trans people for your company to combat hate'
- November 23, 2015

The Transgender Day of Remembrance has been observed worldwide since 1999, one year after the murder of Rita Hester , a trans woman of color who was a well-known LGBT community advocate in her hometown of Boston. In her presence, my partner and I were able to see what influence she is capable of wielding. Miyake says when he told friends and family his intention to live as a man, he was surprised by the outpouring of support, but he says his experience is "the exception and not the rule". (more...)
Iran not to cede its oil market share to other countries: Zangeneh Iran not to cede its oil market share to other countries: Zangeneh
- November 22, 2015

He said earlier that Iran would increase its oil exports by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) immediately after the Western sanctions against its energy sector are lifted in early 2016. "I sent a letter to OPEC to consider our return to the market and to manage it", Zanganeh said. "Increasing crude exports (in the global market) is Iran's inalienable right and we do not need the permission of anybody or any organization in this regard", Zangeneh said. (more...)
Starwood Hotels (HOT) Announces Malware Attack Starwood Hotels (HOT) Announces Malware Attack
- November 22, 2015

Starwood is warning the public of a data breach at 54 of its hotels, including a few Sheraton, Westin and W locations. "Protecting our customers' information is critically important to Starwood and we take this issue extremely seriously", said Sergio Rivera, Starwood President, The Americas. (more...)
Can The Green Bay Packers Get Back On Track In Minnesota? Can The Green Bay Packers Get Back On Track In Minnesota?
- November 22, 2015

And this week's opponent, the Oakland Raiders , have a pass rush that is even worse than the Packers , ranking 21st in Football Outsiders' adjusted sack rate (5.8 percent). The Packers offense has hit a wall. The versatile defender and special-teams contributor suffered his injury late in the loss to Detroit last Sunday. (more...)
High School Teacher in Utah Assigns Propaganda Poster for ISIS High School Teacher in Utah Assigns Propaganda Poster for ISIS
- November 22, 2015

Hiskey said. The new teacher's intention were innocent but backfired with a few parents, Nebo School District spokeswoman Lana Hiskey told KUTV . "My initial response was, 'there's no way you're going to do this assignment , '" said the concerned parent. (more...)
Authorities borrowing falls by £6.6bn - Information Authorities borrowing falls by £6.6bn - Information
- November 22, 2015

Economists described the public finance figures variously as "terrible", "disappointing and very difficult" and "limit[ing] the chancellor's room for manoeuvre". Government borrowing increased to £8.2 billion in October, official figures showed, in what will be a blow to Chancellor George Osborne as he prepares to deliver his Autumn Statement next week. (more...)
Paris attacks: Russian Federation bombs Islamic State as suspects remain at large Paris attacks: Russian Federation bombs Islamic State as suspects remain at large
- November 22, 2015

French defence officials said the United States had stepped up intelligence sharing, enabling Paris to identify more specific targets. Five police officers and a passerby were injured in the assault. More than 100 soldiers were sent to secure the area as the siege continued. An extension to emergency anti-terrorism powers is being considered by French lawmakers. (more...)
Shop Small in Downtown Beverly Shop Small in Downtown Beverly
- November 22, 2015

Visit Small Business Saturday for A Cause for more information. Small Business Saturday is entering its sixth year nationally and in Ticonderoga, continuing to grow annually. The reason so many people are shopping on Small Business Saturday is simple: it works. "( Small Business Saturday ) has been very successful in benefiting the local economy. (more...)
Buhari to lead Nigeria's delegation to Tehran Buhari to lead Nigeria's delegation to Tehran
- November 22, 2015

The ministerial meeting comes in preparation for the summit of the member states of the gas forum to be held in the Iranian capital tomorrow. Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude exporter, led OPEC to reject demands from members including Algeria and Venezuela to cut supply to bolster prices. (more...)
China, India Pledge Further Security Cooperation China, India Pledge Further Security Cooperation
- November 22, 2015

They will also exchange experience in dealing with hijacking and hostage taking incidents as well as other terrorist activities, and promised to coordinate positions in regional and multilateral counter-terrorist operations. Both sides agreed on the necessity of maintaining peace and tranquillity on the border while moving towards an early settlement. China and India reviewed the preparations for the CoP-21 conference in Paris with Prime Minister Modi briefing Li on the solar alliance ... (more...)
Starwood hotels hacked, including Sheraton Denver Downtown Starwood hotels hacked, including Sheraton Denver Downtown
- November 21, 2015

Starwood said the malware exposed names on the cards as well as card numbers, security codes and expiration dates. Starwood stopped short of revealing any details about the precise strain of malware used to infiltrate those data, and it has not yet said how many payment cards may have been exposed. (more...)
Autumn Statement 2015: George Osborne dealt a blow by 'terrible' borrowing figures Autumn Statement 2015: George Osborne dealt a blow by 'terrible' borrowing figures
- November 21, 2015

The current benefit is worth up to £115.95 but will climb to £119.30 from April, the Chancellor is due to say in his Autumn Statement on Wednesday. Borrowing between April and October stood at £54.3bn - 11% down on the same period in 2014/15. (more...)
AAA: almost 47M will travel for Thanksgiving AAA: almost 47M will travel for Thanksgiving
- November 21, 2015

Sheriff Jones said they'll be increasing patrols on the roadways during the holiday travel period, as will the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The American Automobile Association of Wisconsin predicts that 47 million people in America will travel more than 50 miles for the holiday. (more...)
Are Saudis Taking A Softer Tone On Oil Production? Are Saudis Taking A Softer Tone On Oil Production?
- November 21, 2015

The cartel's decision a year ago not to cut production, sharply accelerated the collapse in prices which are now hovering around $45 a barrel, down from $115 a barrel in June 2014. "Large investments are required to meet such needs". Bahrain's government was also borrowing on global capital markets to finance strategic energy projects, he said. (more...)
Pfizer negotiating 2-3 percent Allergan break-up fee Pfizer negotiating 2-3 percent Allergan break-up fee
- November 20, 2015

Under Treasury's new rules, it is making inversions harder to do by limiting a USA acquirer's ability to set up a new foreign parent in a third country and to "stuff" assets into a foreign parent to meet existing limits on post-inversion ownership levels. (more...)
Ben Carson would not abort baby Hitler Ben Carson would not abort baby Hitler
- November 20, 2015

But now, a more urgent question: Which Republicans would kill an infant Adolf Hitler, thereby altering the course of history? Asked that same day in Iowa if Bush felt that Walker was referring to himself as one of the candidates that should drop out, Bush said, "No, a thousand times no". (more...)