• Carthage Salvation Army in desperate need of bell ringers
Carthage Salvation Army in desperate need of bell ringers

But, no matter what, they each get a heartfelt holiday greeting from Buchs, who said he became a volunteer "well, because I wanted to". It funds local Salvation Army programs not just during the holidays, but throughout the year. "Part of it is corporate policies", he said. Phipps said he usually has to hire people, which takes away from the mone...

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  • Italian Consumer Confidence Hits 16-Month Low Ahead of Referendum
Italian Consumer Confidence Hits 16-Month Low Ahead of Referendum

When it meets just four days after the referendum , the European Central Bank could send signals to calm the markets. This has seen Renzi ramp up his attack on Brussels, which has criticised Italy for flaunting European Union budgetary rules, with Rome threatening to veto the EU's own budget on political grounds.

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  • No. 3 Tar Heels mystified by flat performance in 76-67 loss
No. 3 Tar Heels mystified by flat performance in 76-67 loss

At this point, it shouldn't surprise anyone when the Hoosiers knock off a great team at home. The newly renovated Assembly Hall isn't, as a venue for the visiting team to play basketball, substantially different. then connected on the game's biggest shot, a step-back three that pushed the lead to seven and got the crowd going insane once again. T...

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  • FBI to gain expanded hacking powers as Senate effort to block fails
FBI to gain expanded hacking powers as Senate effort to block fails

The changes in Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure give judges power to authorize warrants beyond their jurisdictions and makes it easier for the FBI to get permission to remotely hack into computers both in the US and overseas during a criminal investigation.

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  • Milford boutique collecting letters to send to Santa through December 10
Milford boutique collecting letters to send to Santa through December 10

Call us on 02 4983 2134. To save paper, write Santa's response on the back of your child's letter. Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus - and the U.S. "The effort earned accolades from the press, public and celebrities including John Barrymore and Mary Pickford". They also let you create an unlimited number of premium videos, and come with...

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  • US home sales reach strongest pace in nearly a decade
US home sales reach strongest pace in nearly a decade

Separate reports point to strong demand as the market heals and more members of the millennial generation, ages 18-34, begin to purchase homes. Existing-home sales crushed forecasts in October. The low mortgage rates aided buyers with solid credit, although tighter lending standards appears to have hurt potential sales. According to the Nationa...

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  • Saudi-Iran rivalries could scuttle tentative OPEC deal
Saudi-Iran rivalries could scuttle tentative OPEC deal

It could also restore some authority to OPEC as an arbiter of prices and supplies after years of inconclusive meetings undermined by infighting. Moors said that the other roadblock for the OPEC deal today is Iraq and Iran did not attend a meeting of Persian Gulf and other OPEC oil officials in Doha on November 17 and November 18.

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  • Markets Right Now: Dow at another record as oil price soars
Markets Right Now: Dow at another record as oil price soars

The price of oil is tumbling as tensions within OPEC increase ahead of the group's vital meeting on Wednesday. One of OPEC's biggest concerns is that by cutting output it will simply cede market share to non-OPEC rivals. Zanganeh will arrive in Vienna later on Tuesday. The organisation's biggest producer Saudi Arabia has agreed to reduce its ...

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  • Hinch urges government to meet halfway on Backpacker Tax
Hinch urges government to meet halfway on Backpacker Tax

The National Farmers Federation has called for an end to the impasse. Yesterday, the Government was adamant it had compromised enough, and would not countenance any deal with either senator unless they committed to supporting a 15 per cent rate.

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  • Jeweler Tiffany posts first increase in sales in 8 quarters
Jeweler Tiffany posts first increase in sales in 8 quarters

Tiffany sees worldwide sales falling by a low-single digit percentage, while are earnings are expected to decline by a mid-single digit percentage. And Tiffany says it doesn't know when the situation will improve. Tiffany's net sales rose slightly to $949.3 million from $938.2 million a year earlier. Management noted higher spending attribute...

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  • With deals offered early, will shoppers buy on Cyber Monday?
With deals offered early, will shoppers buy on Cyber Monday?

Cyber Week, comprised of Thanksgiving Eve, Nov. 23 through Cyber Monday, Nov. 28, is attracting more shoppers as they "grow more and more comfortable shopping on their phones and tablets, opening up the timetable for brands to reach them during the holiday shopping season", said Tony Zito, CEO, Rakuten Marketing.

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  • Trump to fill more vacancies; recount distraction looms
Trump to fill more vacancies; recount distraction looms

California Rep. Adam Schiff, a Democrat, tweeted: "President-elect Trump's claim that he would have won popular vote but for fraud is as baseless as it is demeaning". "I don't know what he was talking about on that one ", Lankford said of Trump on CNN's "New Day". Trump is alleging that these shenanigans (yes, I said it again) accrued to Clint...

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  • The Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Given
The Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Given "Buy" Rating at Deutsche Bank AG

Rio Tinto plc NYSE has an Earning Per Share for the upcoming year at -113.50%. The US Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating a massive writedown booked by world number two miner Rio Tinto on a coal deal in Mozambique according to news reports.

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  • Workers at O'Hare airport expected to strike over wages
Workers at O'Hare airport expected to strike over wages

Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs exec turned Hollywood producer, is said to be the top pick for Treasury secretary now that Jonathan Gray, who heads real estate for private equity firm Blackstone, said he was out of the running last week.

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  • US court blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million
US court blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million

According to the Los Angeles Times , Texas Eastern District Judge Amos Mazzant considered the overtime ruling an overreach of executive power. Mazzant's preliminary injunction temporarily blocks enforcement of the rule that was to have taken effect December 1.

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  • O'Hare workers who plan strike will announce date Monday
O'Hare workers who plan strike will announce date Monday

That's not really what they're trying to do. American Airlines Group Inc., the No. 2 airline at O'Hare, said it is working closely with its vendors to ensure there is no disruption to its operations that day. She says he lives paycheck to paycheck, barely able to support her family. "And we won't back down until the economy is fixed for all workers...

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  • Chancellor slashes 2017 growth forecast, ruling out 2019/20 surplus
Chancellor slashes 2017 growth forecast, ruling out 2019/20 surplus

The budget black hole covers the period until early 2021, according to official forecasts. But the OBR said the Government could be expected to borrow £122 billion more over the five years than it predicted at the time of the Budget in March - three months before the Brexit vote.

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  • Autumn Statement: Government set to borrow more as economy slows down
Autumn Statement: Government set to borrow more as economy slows down

In its review of Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement and the release of growth and borrowing projections from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR ), the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS ) said British workers faced the "dreadful" prospect of no real-terms wage growth for a more than a decade.

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  • Ronaldo scores 2 as Real Madrid equals Ancelotti's run
Ronaldo scores 2 as Real Madrid equals Ancelotti's run

Los Blancos' narrow 2-1 win over Sporting Gijon last night took Zidane to 31 games unbeaten as Real Madrid boss as he seeks to win his first La Liga title with the club after lifting the Champions League trophy already last season. "We are going to maintain our focus on Saturday's game, which is a tough game after two demanding outings". He is a...

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  • Demonetisation: West Bengal set to witness 12-hour bandh
Demonetisation: West Bengal set to witness 12-hour bandh

Buoyed by the support of four Opposition parties, Banerjee attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the Government must go because the country was not safe in his hands. "All employees must attend their places of work". Basudeb Banerjee, Chief Secretary of West Bengal said, "All the government officers have been asked to come to the office ...

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