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The crooner, who deleted his Instagram page in August, asked his audience if they thought he should get it back. "Instagram is for the Devil . I'm like 90 percent sure", Bieber to screaming concert-goers in London. He then joked that, maybe now that he's done with his tour, he will "take Instagram pictures and not upload them". And, in another post, saying, "The pressure of meeting people's expectations of what I'm supposed to be is so much for me to handle and a lot on my shoulders".
  • Lilly Alzheimer's drug fails in latest study

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    Many investors and families had been counting on solanezumab to become the first approved medicine to slow progression of the disease, which the Alzheimer's Association estimates will strike as many as 28 million Americans by midcentury. The results were unveiled in the company's Expedition 3 study. The Eli Lilly trial, known as EXPEDITION3 , involved more than 2,100 patients diagnosed with mild dementia because of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Greenville Mall packed with Black Friday shoppers

    Greenville Mall packed with Black Friday shoppers

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    Over the years, retailers have relied on Black Friday - so named because it helped stores move from the red to the black, meaning they earned a profit. Dale and Dolly Renninger, Pine Grove, said they usually start Christmas shopping the day after Thanksgiving , but not until it gets a little less crowded.
  • Tribe calls for pipeline opponents to boycott Bismarck

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    Protesters blocked traffic as some shouted "Shame on you, North Dakota!" and others carried a banner that read "No pilgrims, no pipeline". About 50 officers stood across from the protesters, and the crowd eventually dispersed. On Friday, 33 anti-pipeline protesters were arrested and charged with criminal trespass after about 100 of them formed a prayer circle inside a Bismark mall, police said.
  • Melania Trump is set to be a long-distance first lady

    Melania Trump is set to be a long-distance first lady

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    But several commercial floors are now vacant, sources said . While US President and his immediate family are fully protected by Secret Service, the local police are always called on to help assist them with security. The Post reported earlier this week that the 17th floor at Trump Tower is available. Trump Tower also has an increasingly low occupancy rate, about 15 percent.
  • Iran, Iraq said to miss energy talks with Saudis

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    Iraq's top oil official said on Friday that he is "optimistic" about the Organisation for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reaching an agreement to cap production levels of the commodity. OPEC's production was 33.64 million bpd last month-a new record, according to OPEC secondary sources. Iran has been the main stumbling block for capping production, and while it has not yet responded to the proposal, it suggests OPEC members may be coming nearer to a consensus ahead of their ...
  • Amid uncertainty, UK Treasury chief to offer bleak outlook

    Amid uncertainty, UK Treasury chief to offer bleak outlook

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    The formula adjusts the funding of the devolved administrations to reflect changes to public spending in England. More than £200 million will be invested into eliminating traffic pinch points on motorways and A-roads as the Government seeks to boost the UK's productivity by backing infrastructure projects across the nation.
  • Energy Transfer Equity, L.P

    Energy Transfer Equity, L.P

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    Zacks Investment Research cut Energy Transfer Equity L.P. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Energy Transfer Partners slid 7.2 percent to $36.52 in NY. The EPS for the most recent quarter is 0.93. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate as $-0.05 as compared to the Higher EPS estimate of $0.43.
  • Business growth in euro zone rises to highest rate this year

    Business growth in euro zone rises to highest rate this year

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    The composite output index rose unexpectedly to a 11-month high of 54.1 from 53.3 in October. Business activity across the euro zone accelerated in November to its fastest growth rate this year, according to a survey. The purchasing managers index (PMI) figures from Markit are given as a number between 0 and 100. The bulk of Europe's gain looks more tied to services than some of the mixed readings in manufacturing, but Markit's report said that the gains were in both sectors.
  • Deere & Company: Why is DE Stock Soaring Today?

    Deere & Company: Why is DE Stock Soaring Today?

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    That beat the 39-cent average of 18 estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The company said its worldwide equipment sales, including the agricultural and turf division, are expected to decline 1 percent for fiscal 2017. While net sales of Deere's worldwide equipment operations declined 5 percent for the quarter and 9 percent for the year over the same respective periods in 2015, the equipment operations actually reported an operating profit of $354 million for the quarter.
  • Trump again disavows alt-right, white supremacists

    Trump again disavows alt-right, white supremacists

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    I disavow, and I condemn", a journalist for The New York Times quoted Mr Trump as saying on Tuesday evening during a meeting between the President-elect and staff at the publication. Speaking with NBC News on Monday, Spencer said his statements were meant to be "ironic". The conference itself was put on by the National Policy Institute, spearheaded by Richard Spencer , an open white nationalist.
  • Indian equities rise on positive global cues

    Indian equities rise on positive global cues

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    Short-covering by speculators in view of tomorrow's November monthly derivatives contract expiry added to the upward move. BSE Sensex was trading over 90 points up to close at 26,051.81, NSE Nifty was up by 0.39% to settle at 8,033.30. In the broader markets, the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were up 0.1%-0.4%. Crude oil climbed in Asian trading with U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) up 1 percent as the dollar pulled back and expectations of production cuts grew.
  • Higher oil prices lift markets to records — Business digest

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    The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA ) jumped out of the gate and never looked back, as stocks reacted to soaring oil prices and well-received comments from one Fed official. In the latest corporate deals, shares of LifeLock jumped, up 15.2 percent as of 1.13pm in NY, after Symantec said it agreed to buy the identity theft protection company for US$2.3 billion.
  • Volkswagen to shed 30000 jobs, cutting costs after scandal

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    Volkswagen held a news conference at their headquarters in Wolfsburg, where the company officials announced that 23,000 of the cuts will be jobs that are in Germany. Diess believes that the cut will make the company "more efficient". The job reductions will be at VW's own-brand unit and will not affect the group's other brands such as Porsche, Audi and Skoda.
  • Chaos, long queues continue at banks;most ATMs run out of cash

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    The new rule of marking indelible ink on fingers to deter people from returning for cash exchange has also led to crisis as confusion over the issue prevailed. According to the reports, the lady standing in the queue before an ATM lost her cool and in order to display her anger, she removed her top in public.
  • ICICI, HDFC Bank cut FD rates by 0.25%

    ICICI, HDFC Bank cut FD rates by 0.25%

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    People are allowed to exchange Rs. 4,500 worth of old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes per day. ICICI Bank lowered interest rates on its fixed deposit between 390 days and two years by 0.15% effective from Wednesday, according to the bank's website.
  • Heavy security at Trump Tower not going away anytime soon

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    Once in front of Trump Tower, heavily armed members of the NYPD's terror response team stand outside. "New York City's being asked to do something on a scale that's never been done before". "We will begin the conversation with the federal government shortly about reimbursement for the NYPD for some of the cost we are incurring", Mayor de Blasio said.