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Standard & Poor's issues warning on Tata Sons


Ever since then, both sides have traded a relentless string of accusations, with the animosity exacerbated by Mistry's efforts to remain chairman of key listed companies such as Jaguar Land Rover-owner Tata Motors. Mistry, who was on October 24 abruptly removed as chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Dollars 103-billion salt-to-software conglomerate, was voted out as chairman of Tata Steel on November 25. Read More »

Three die after Thanksgiving meal at Legion Hall in Antioch

Louise McNitt. Health officials were continuing to investigate and said there was not a threat to the general public. Typically, Loaves and Fishes, a nonprofit that provides free meals to low-income and homeless residents, uses the Veterans Memorial Hall to serve its lunches. Read More »

Co-operative Energy picked to take on GB Energy Supply's 160000 customers


More than 160,000 customers have been left without an energy supplier since GB Energy Supply shut its doors. As well as honouring GB Energy's tariffs, which are expected to be loss-making for this winter, Co-Op Energy has also agreed to honour GB Energy customers' credit balances up to an undisclosed sum, believed to be between £5m and £10m. Read More »

Blue-collar Democrats to party: It's still the economy, stupid


According to Bloomberg Tuesday, Democratic Representative Marcy Kaptur of OH believes that on trade, Congress has been "comatose" on the issue for more than thirty years. It's not a big thing and I didn't ask for anything. A lot of young people aren't voting, which is historically the case, a lot of working-class people and a lot of low-income people not voting. Read More »

Order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp


County and state officials have been seeking federal law enforcement help for months and were initially buoyed by the Corps' order for protesters to move off the land. Young speaks directly to Obama at times: "We are calling upon you, President Barack Obama, to step in and end the violence against the peaceful water protectors at Standing Rock immediately". Read More »

Top EU finance officials in Greece to nudge for deal


The IMF says the bailout target of 3.5 percent of GDP is unrealistic without debt relief and extra austerity measures. Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem made similar remarks, speaking at the European parliament in Strasbourg, France. Read More »

25 arrested at national minimum-wage protest in NYC


It was the first of four major actions scheduled for the day in Kansas City as part of the national Fight for $15 movement. Signs said "We won't back down" and "Strike for $15 and our future". But Chicago Department of Aviation officials said they don't anticipate disruptions. It will take longer for smaller companies and other areas of the state. Read More »

Brian Kelly 'fully committed' to Notre Dame after 4-8 season

I say this first and foremost because most indications look like Brian Kelly will be back next season. After starting the season as the No. 10 team in the country, Notre Dame lost its opener to Texas , and never recovered. But when it comes to the six-year contract extension Kelly signed in January that runs through the 2021 season, Notre Dame seems committed. "If anything, Coach Kelly deserves another chance if people are talking about him being fired because this is just one bad season", ... Read More »

Trump names Haley as envoy to UN

She will go through a Senate confirmation which will probably be less than challenging in a Republican controlled body. However, DeVos also sharply criticized him during the campaign and spent much of the year raising money for other Republicans on the ballot. Read More »

Lufthansa Pilots Set to Strike Again on Tuesday, Wednesday


VC rejected the latest pay offer from Lufthansa late on Friday but lifted the threat of extending its strike beyond Saturday. Further escalating tensions, Mr Spohr responded to the extended strikes last week by reviving a two-year-old legal case seeking 60 million euros (S$91.43 million) in damages from the union related to an earlier walkout. Read More »

Zimbabwe issues new currency, bond notes


The bond notes will be officially interchangeable 1:1 with the USA dollar, and the RBZ said on Saturday they would be deposited directly into US dollar accounts, where they would be reflected as dollar balances. "The use of bond notes within the multi-currency exchange system, which are anchored to the US200 million [Africa Export and Import Bank] facility, will operate along the same lines as bond coins". Read More »

Shoppers out looking for deals on Black Friday


Jennifer Zubeck of Easton planned to make a beeline for the store when the mall opened at 6 a.m. US stores are now opening on Thanksgiving to try and boost in-store sales, while retailers have been offering online deals weeks in advance to cope with lower demand and stiff pricing competition. Read More »

Saudi Arabia plans to skip OPEC's crucial meeting next week


USA crude fell almost 4 percent on Friday, dragged down by uncertainty over whether the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will reach an output deal, after Saudi Arabia said it will not attend talks on Monday with non-OPEC producers to discuss supply cuts. Read More »

Sameer Verma in Hong Kong Open men's final


Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu and upcoming shuttle talent Sameer Verma were beaten in their respective finals of the Hong Kong Open tournament here on Sunday. The gap kept widening as the match progressed and although Verma tried his best to claw back, Angus had the last laugh courtesy his better all-round game. Read More »

Swiss seen rejecting plan to speed exit from nuclear energy


Polls show a tight race on the issue as the yes and no camps are neck and neck at 48% and 46% respectively. Swiss voters rejected a plan to force their government to accelerate the country's exit from nuclear energy in a referendum Sunday, turning down an initiative that would have seen the last plant shut in 2029. Read More »

PM attacked opposition over demonetisation


Earlier the demand from Opposition benches in Rajya Sabha was to have the PM speak in the House on the demonetisation issue, which has now been escalated to a demand for apology. We are against black money. "Opposition MPs are in Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha.(MLAs and MLCs in) state assemblies", he said, adding that the Opposition can not remain silent when serious allegations are levelled against them. Read More »

River flow to Pak will be stopped: PM

Criticising the previous governments at the Centre, Mr Modi said, "Water kept flowing to Pakistan, but successive governments kept sleeping on this issue and my farmers kept crying for water". The moment you do so you don't need to carry cash. The apex bank said lenders will ask for three documents including a detailed list of persons to whom the cash withdrawn is proposed to be paid together with declaration from such persons that they do not have the bank accounts. Read More »

Massachusetts Weather: Chance of drizzle and snow on Thanksgiving Day


Stay with FOX43 Weather for updated changes to the forecast through the rest of the week! For Norwalk, forecasters are calling for a slight chance of drizzle or light rain before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. A chance of sprinkles in the morning. East winds around 5 miles per hour. Sunday .Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Read More »

A major Alzheimer's drug just failed a key trial

Yet, the results did not come as a complete surprise. Meanwhile, the illness is a tremendous burden on society: according to the charity Alzheimer's Association, the cost of the disease to patients, their families, and, in turn, the economy in the United States is estimated to grow to over $ 200 billion by 2025. Read More »

Thanksgiving travelers head to TF Green, train station


The TSA says it's prepared. On Wednesday morning, travelers told News 18's sister station, WISH-TV, the lines at Indianapolis International were moving smoothly. "The number of people processing through the checkpoint was on the rise and the sort of came to a head". OK to fly: Non-flammable liquid , gel or aerosol (must meet size requirements to carry on), e-cigarettes (carry-on only), safety matches (carry-on only), sharp weapons (checked only), food (must meet size requirements to ... Read More »

Why Juno Therapeutics Inc Plummeted Today


There are now 102,614,000 shares in issue with a current share value of 22.18 giving Juno Therapeutics Inc a market capitalisation of 2.28B United States dollars. Patients receiving CAR-T therapies typically receive doses of chemotherapy beforehand to make the tumor more vulnerable to the CAR-T cell. Juno removed fludarabine from the protocol, and the FDA allowed the company to restart the trial. Read More »

Walmart kicks off Cyber Monday on Friday


Retail analysts believe it's natural for the digital shift to follow what has happened the past few years with Black Friday , which for years had served as the official beginning of the holiday shopping season. We need retailers of every size to have a successful holiday shopping season. "Obviously we lost sales on Black Friday , which was a very big day for us, but overall it didn't hurt our trend". Read More »

Indian equities rise on positive global cues


Sensex, after falling to a low of 26,106.78 on sustained foreign fund outflows, recovered briefly to hit a high of 26,349.02, before dipping again by 77.38 points, or 0.30 per cent, to 26,150.24, its lowest level since May 25, 2016. 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. Read More »

VW puts conquering Americas at heart of turnaround plan

The changes are part of a sweeping overhaul announced by Volkswagen Chief Executive Officer Matthias Mueller earlier this year, to improve the group's operating margin, increase sales of electric cars and create a new mobility division that focuses on ride-sharing and self-driving technologies. Read More »

Demonetisation beginning of fight against black money: PM Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been avoiding to hear voices of the opposition members and respond to their concern in the Parliament, today has indicated that many more drastic steps are likely to be followed. "This is an abnormal situation where people can not use their own money". How can you deny me using my own property. He also said a myth was being created that the people are actually hailing the demonetisation move. Read More »