• New York, New Jersey Reach Funding Pact For New Rail Tunnel
New York, New Jersey Reach Funding Pact For New Rail Tunnel

The official said the proposed cost for the project is actually $14.9 billion - when including the rehabilitation of the existing tunnel - and a portion of the money being committed by NY and New Jersey relies on federal dollars. In letters sent to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the two governors say that they plan on underwriting a portion...

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  • As Kinder Morgan INC (KMI) Share Value Declined, Avenir Corp Raised Stake
As Kinder Morgan INC (KMI) Share Value Declined, Avenir Corp Raised Stake

The stock increased 1.04% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $56.38. The NASDAQ-listed company saw a recent bid of $6.20 on volume of 2.13 million shares. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Credit Suisse has "Buy" rating and $16500 target.

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  • BC Government gives Site C project the green light
BC Government gives Site C project the green light

But once ousted by the NDP this summer-backed by a deal with B.C.'s three Green MLAs-the fate of the dam hung in limbo. "I can't think of a major infrastructure project where we looked back and said 'we never should have done that, '" Litwin said.

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  • S. Korea's arms sales jump 20% amid Pyongyang threats
S. Korea's arms sales jump 20% amid Pyongyang threats

South Korean companies recorded a 20 percent increase in their sales to $8.4 billion, largely driven by the rising threat perception in the country because of its regional tension with North Korea ."This has accelerated the acquisition of military equipment, which South Korea increasingly sources from its own arms industry based on policy consi...

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  • Mum Claims She Was Kicked Off A Flight For Breastfeeding Her Son
Mum Claims She Was Kicked Off A Flight For Breastfeeding Her Son

Rui claims the plane door was still open and people moving about the cabin when one flight attendant told her the baby had to be in his seat for takeoff. The ordeal also took a major toll on her parents, Chinese natives who had been traumatized by their country's Cultural Revolution, Mei said. " We had never been through anything close to this ".

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  • HSBC prosecution threat in United States lifted
HSBC prosecution threat in United States lifted

USA authorities today announced they will dismiss deferred money laundering charges against HSBC , removing a cloud which has been hanging over the banking giant for the past five years. Authorities brought the DPA to avoid any prosecution which if it led to an indictment, would have meant the government of the US could not conduct business with t...

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  • BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp Sells 25947 Shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation
BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp Sells 25947 Shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation

About 305,023 shares traded. The Oregon-based Ferguson Wellman Cap Mgmt has invested 1.67% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ). It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500. Oakmont reported 905,765 shares. Hennessy Advsr owns 80,360 shares. Occidental Petroleum Corporation earnings have declined with an annualized rate of -16.7% over th...

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  • U.S. regulator allows trading in Bitcoin related financial contracts
U.S. regulator allows trading in Bitcoin related financial contracts

The move is clearly meant to steal the thunder from fellow Chicago derivatives exchange CME, which announced on Friday that it will list bitcoin futures on December 18. The first bitcoin futures contracts on a regulated US exchange are set to launch on Sunday. But there are a couple of differences between bitcoin futures trading at the two exch...

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  • Sterling rises as United Kingdom manufacturing data hits highest in over four years
Sterling rises as United Kingdom manufacturing data hits highest in over four years

Overall it added to signs that manufacturing could be a bright spot next year, when the slowdown in the overall economy is likely to deepen as Britain approaches its departure from the European Union in March 2019. The pace of growth in the Canadian manufacturing sector was little changed in November as an uptick in new orders and employment was of...

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  • Univ. of OR graduate students join National Walkout
Univ. of OR graduate students join National Walkout

In fact, the House plan with tuition waivers or the Senate plan, which has tuition waivers built in , reduced taxes across the board as compared to historical tax structures. All five Republican congressmen from Louisiana voted in favor of the bill, including Rep. Garret Graves. Many aspects of the bill would make higher education more expensive...

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  • Pharma leader MSD endorses government's Industrial Strategy
Pharma leader MSD endorses government's Industrial Strategy

Future of mobility - we will become a world leader in the way people, goods and services move. Merck - also known as MSD - said its new hi-tech hub would ensure innovative research into treatments for patients and pioneering medicines were completed in Britain.

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  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos becomes newest $100bn billionaire thanks to Black Friday
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos becomes newest $100bn billionaire thanks to Black Friday

Online sales on Black Friday were up 18.4 percent year-on-year, and Amazon alone may have accounted for half of all online sales on Black Friday according to one estimate, reports The Verge. Bezos would be the first billionaire to pass the $100-billion mark since 1999, when Microsoft's Bill Gates accomplished the same. Bloomberg calculated ...

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  • Teens Working Illegal Overtime to Assemble iPhones
Teens Working Illegal Overtime to Assemble iPhones

The time parameters exceed China's legally mandated amount student interns are permitted to work. One student even told the Financial Times that they were forced to work at the Foxconn factory and that the work they were doing wasn't related to their studies.

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  • Coffee to help power London buses starting Monday
Coffee to help power London buses starting Monday

Royal Dutch Shell plc and Bio-Bean team up to help power London buses with a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds. Bio-bean said there is "no formal agreement" to continue using its coffee oil in London, but it hopes to quickly find new markets and applications.

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  • Tesla sets sights on freight emissions with new electric truck
Tesla sets sights on freight emissions with new electric truck

Tesla revealed its semi truck and new Roadster model on Thursday evening. "Reserving Tesla trucks marks an important step in our efforts to implement industry-changing technology", J.B. "People have asked us for a long time, 'When are you going to make a new Roadster?' We are making it now", Musk said. Musk called the Roadster "the fastest...

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  • County unemployment rate ties record low set in '06
County unemployment rate ties record low set in '06

The Maine Department of Labor says the preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.5 percent in October was down 0.2 percentage points from September. Louisiana's unemployment rate was 6.1% a year ago. Statistics show annual growth is strongest in the leisure and hospitality sector, with 7,100 jobs added.

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  • 1.4M Thanksgiving travelers expected to fill Virginia highways
1.4M Thanksgiving travelers expected to fill Virginia highways

Prices were at $2.56 a gallon on Wednesday, about 10 percent above a year ago, AAA said. AAA expects almost 51 million Americans to hit the road for Thanksgiving travel next week, the highest volume for Turkey Day travel in a dozen years.

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  • Indigo Partners nears deal for 400 Airbus jets
Indigo Partners nears deal for 400 Airbus jets

They are US company Frontier Airlines, Mexico's Volaris, Chilean carrier JetSmart and Hungary's Wizz. The A320neo is priced at $108m and the larger A321neo at $127m but manufacturers offer large discounts on jets. The previous day, Boeing said that it had finalised an order for 20 additional 737 MAX 8s from ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance C...

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  • Oil continue to rise towards $83 a barrel by mid
Oil continue to rise towards $83 a barrel by mid

Elsewhere, Canadian shale gas development will be a casualty of rapidly rising US production - not only delaying plans for offshore exports but even curtailing supply to its traditional market south of the border. Between 2017 and 2040 the IEA estimates that more solar power capacity will be added globally each year than any other source of energy,...

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  • JC Penney Holding On To Strong Gain In Afternoon Trading
JC Penney Holding On To Strong Gain In Afternoon Trading

C. Penney Company, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 7.84%, where Monthly Performance is -20.98%, Quarterly performance is -30.03%, 6 Months performance is -39.56% and yearly performance percentage is -67.11%. Adjusted earnings were $1.53 per share. Bank of New York Mellon Corp's holdings in J.C. Penney were worth $31,781,000 at the end of th...

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  • Yahoo, Equifax apologize with fixes. Congress doesn't buy it
Yahoo, Equifax apologize with fixes. Congress doesn't buy it

Some of the most pointed questioning came from Thune when he asked Mayer how the company for so long failed to recognize that data for all 3 billion of its user accounts were compromised. Mayer said Yahoo still doesn't know exactly hackers breached all of its users, and isn't sure what flaws it needs to fix. She said "really aggressive" pursuit o...

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  • Koenigsegg beats Bugatti to title of world's fastest auto
Koenigsegg beats Bugatti to title of world's fastest auto

On Saturday, factory driver Niklas Lilja reached 277.9 miles per hour (447.1km/h) in one of the company's Agera RS hypercars. The hypercar was driven on two runs in opposite directions of an 11-mile stretch of closed public highway between Las Vegas and Pahrump.

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  • Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (EL) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance
Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (EL) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance

Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL). 09/07/2017 - Estee Lauder Companies, Inc . Putnam Invests Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) for 4,379 shares. The firm also recently announced a quarterly di...

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  • Singapore Passport World's Most Powerful, India Improves Its Ranking
Singapore Passport World's Most Powerful, India Improves Its Ranking

This is the first time the passport of an Asian country is named the most powerful. A general view of a Singapore passport. But, how does the index, developed by global financial advisory firm Arton Capital, work and why does India fare so poorly? Philippe May, managing director of Arton Capital's Singapore office, said the ranking "is a ...

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  • Officers Fired in United Incident
Officers Fired in United Incident

Inspector General Joseph Ferguson's office revealed the disciplinary action in its quarterly report on Tuesday. They were identified only as an aviation security officer and a sergeant. In July, it decided the Chicago Police Department would respond to airport disturbance calls over security officers. The Aviation Department is also subsequen...

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