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Political science professor Melinda Mueller said women's rights are the foundation of human rights. Stavely said the march will take about an hour. Christy, an environmental specialist, said her biggest fear is that "this administration will put their words into action and reverse some of the most progressive human rights gains of the last decade".
  • Petrol pumps defer decision to not accept card payments till January 13

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    The Delhi Petrol Dealers Association president Anurag Narain had earlier announced that Petrol Pumps will not accept digital payments following Sunday midnight. Also, there are disputes about purchases being returned or not delivered. He said petrol pump margins are fixed on a per kilolitre basis and did not have any scope to absorb these charges.
  • Kim Kardashian posts first selfies of 2017

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    Her last post on Twitter before the hiatus was on October 2, as it featured a video message to promote her game app. "I think with everything that has happened in Kim's life this year, she has really had to redefine her priorities". The image, which was taken while in a auto, shows Kardashian West sporting her signature pout as she poses alongside Jenner. We liked her better when she was scantily clothed, dripping in diamonds, and totally full of herself! "She is ready to get back into a ...
  • 3 men involved in $6M New Year's Eve jewelry heist

    3 men involved in $6M New Year's Eve jewelry heist

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    Police are hunting a gang that pulled off a $6 million jewel heist in NY on New Year's Eve. "They laid in wait until the ball dropped", a police source told the New York Post , adding the group "100 per cent" planned the heist to coincide with the drop.
  • Higher borrowing hits USA property market with sales down in November

    Higher borrowing hits USA property market with sales down in November

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    What's more, it's down 0.4% compared with a score of 107.7 in November 2015. Pending home sales in the United States unexpectedly fell to a decade-low during the month of November, following a sudden rise in mortgage lending rates amid limited inventory, signaling pressure on the country's housing market.
  • Christmas tree recycling options for Tampa Bay cities and counties

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    Residents who participate in the solid waste collection program should put their trees at the curb by 7 a.m. on January 2 for pick up that week. So how much longer is that Christmas tree supposed to stay inside, dropping needles all over the living room floor? Trees may be dropped off at Calloway's Nursery, 4940 S.
  • Dez Bryant Throws Touchdown Pass to Jason Witten

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    Week 16 is the championship round of most fantasy football leagues, and some owners who are trying to win a title have been scrambling this week in case Garrett made a decision to rest his starters. More significant was the way Bryant scored those touchdowns. It appears that all injuries are not too serious and should allow for the Cowboys to have them available at the start of the playoffs in the divisional round.
  • Home prices move up in October

    Home prices move up in October

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    According to the latest data released Tuesday by S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic , the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, which covers all nine U.S. As they have all year, home prices in Seattle are growing at about twice the nationwide rate. Portland again was second, with home prices rising 10.3 percent, followed by Denver, Dallas and Tampa at about 8 percent each.
  • Airbus to Sell Iranian Airline 100 Commercial Planes

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    The deal includes 46 A320 family, 38 A330 family, and 16 A350 XWB aircraft. As well as further modernizing Iran's aviation fleet, which has been hobbled by years of sanctions, the deal is a boon to Airbus too as Iran's flag carrier had finalized a deal for 80 jetliners from US plane maker Boeing Co.
  • Browns hold on late for first win

    Browns hold on late for first win

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    The Browns outrushed the Chargers, 124-35. Griffin missed 10 games earlier in the campaign with a fractured bone in his left shoulder. The Browns moved to 1-14 on the season with one more game remaining against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Running back Isaiah Crowell scored two touchdowns in the first half to help Cleveland take a 17-10 lead at intermission. Tight end Antonio Gates , the former Kent State Golden Flashes product had a game high eight receptions for 94 yards and a touchdown.
  • Economic growth confounds warnings of Remain campaign

    Economic growth confounds warnings of Remain campaign

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    Howard Archer, chief United Kingdom economist at IHS Global Insight, said the revised figures emphasised the UK's lopsided recovery, with higher growth in the City and consumer spending while the manufacturing sector continued to decline, falling by 0.8% in the third quarter, and a sharp decline in net trade.
  • Lockheed Martin CEO promises Trump she'll cut F-35 costs

    Lockheed Martin CEO promises Trump she'll cut F-35 costs

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    In a statement, said she had had "a very good conversation" with Mr Trump. Lockheed Martin's stocks took a tumble following the tweet, the latest in an ongoing war of words between the President-elect and United States defence companies, which he has criticised for excessive costs.
  • Last-minute shoppers dash to stores as Christmas descends

    Last-minute shoppers dash to stores as Christmas descends

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    Cataraqui Town Centre: Closed Dec. 25 and January 1, Open Dec. 24, 9:30 a.m.to 5 p.m., Dec. 26, 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. and Dec. 31, 9:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. Any last Christmas presents have to be bought before malls close at 5 p.m. The store on Surrey Street is open between 7am and 9pm on Christmas Eve and between 8am and 7pm on Boxing Day . There are stores which have been open in the previous years for the entire day that are closing for a full day this year.
  • Monte dei Paschi bailout looms as Italy approves €20bn banks rescue plan

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    Italy's parliament on Wednesday approved a €20 billion loan to the country's ailing banking sector, which also can be used to bailout Monte dei Paschi. An anchor investment of €1 billion from a Qatari government fund, meanwhile, appears to have fallen through. The sell-off left the shares down 12 per cent for the day at...
  • USA third quarter growth revised up to 3.5 per cent

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    The price index for gross domestic purchases increased 1.5% in the third quarter, compared with an increase of 2.1% in the second quarter (table 4). The Commerce Department said Thursday that gross domestic product grew at a 3.5 percent annual rate in the third quarter, up from the last estimate of a 3.2 percent pace.
  • Fiat Chrysler to be investigated in the United States over roll-away crashes

    Fiat Chrysler to be investigated in the United States over roll-away crashes

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    The action covers the 2013 -16 Ram 1500 pickup and 2014 - 16 Dodge Durango sport utility vehicle. In a statement, the NHTSA said "The reports alleged that the unintended motion occurred after the driver moved the transmission gear selector to park and exited the vehicle "Thirty-four of the reports alleged that the vehicle was moving while the shifter indicated that it was in the park position".
  • U.S. stocks finish higher while Dow falls short of 20000

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    USA 10-year Treasury note yields, which reached their highest in more than two years last week after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and forecast more hikes in 2017 than most investors had expected, edged lower in light trading volume to 2.54 percent.
  • Congo Opposition Calls for Resistance as Kabila's Term Expires

    Congo Opposition Calls for Resistance as Kabila's Term Expires

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    Kabila, who has ruled since 2001, was required by constitutional term limits to leave office but his government says the presidential election to replace him can not take place until 2018. But the main opposition bloc rejects this plan. "The people are saying Kabila has to leave", said student Joe Doublier, 20, peering nervously out of his house in the opposition stronghold of Limite, where youths burned tyres and pieces of wood in the streets.
  • Volkswagen reaches agreement to fix, buyback U.S. diesels

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    At the end of October, a U.S. court endorsed a record-setting $15 billion compensation deal covering nearly half a million 2.0-liter Volkswagen diesel cars equipped with software created to defeat emissions tests. The Bureau's investigation found that Volkswagen Canada and Audi Canada misled consumers by promoting vehicles sold or leased in Canada as having clean diesel engines with reduced emissions that were cleaner than an equivalent gasoline engine sold in Canada.
  • Libya Reopens Oil Fields as Biggest Terminal Is Set to Load

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    The increase is within the 1.5% refining capacity in addition to total over 29 million barrels per day. US production has been on the rise, as witnessed by the steady increase in operating rigs, and will offset some or even all of OPEC's promised production cuts going forward.
  • Fred's Pharmacy to buy Rite Aid locations

    Fred's Pharmacy to buy Rite Aid locations

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    In October, Walgreens and Rite Aid pushed out the deadline to close their $9.4 billion merger to next year, citing delays in selling stores the companies were required to divest to get regulators to approve the merger. Bloom continued, "We have been working for several months on integration plans to ensure a seamless transition for Rite Aid customers, patients, team members and supplier partners by leveraging our world-class senior leadership team's significant expertise in managing major ...