Author: 0 Cuba to prohibit naming of monuments, streets after Fidel

The crowds lining the road into the cemetery for Fidel Castro's funeral are singing Cuba's national anthem and shouting, "Viva Fidel!" "It was a decision of Fidel's, not Raul's, and I think he has to be respected". Nine days of national mourning come to an end at noon. He survived more than 600 assassination attempts, outlived eight successive US presidents, and 11 USA governments, and emerged triumphant and revered by millions in the world.

Money Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor
Author: 0 Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

After the Labor Department issued that rule in May, Puzder wrote in an op-ed in Forbes that it "will simply add to the extensive regulatory maze the Obama Administration has imposed on employers, forcing many to offset increased labor expense by cutting costs elsewhere".

Author: 0 Remains of 47 victims of plane crash to be sent to Islamabad

The airline said Flight PK-661 was carrying 42 passengers and five crew members when it lost contact with a control tower on its way from Chitral to Islamabad . Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called on authorities to investigate the crash during a high-level meeting held Thursday, according to a government statement.

Author: 0 2Nd Georgia officer dies; suspect dead

The Sumter County Sheriff's Office chaplain announced at a vigil Wednesday night that the second officer shot by an armed and risky suspect earlier in the day has made it out of surgery. Georgia authorities said they are looking for Lembrick, who they believe is armed and risky, in connection with the fatal shooting of one police officer and the wounding of another.

Author: 0 European Central Bank adds half a trillion euros in stimulus

The euro saw its biggest one-day percentage drop against the dollar since June after the European Central Bank said it would reduce its bond buying program to 60 billion euros a month from 80 billion, but extended it from April to December 2017.

Money Tribe gives conflicting messages to 2000 at protest camp
Author: 0 Tribe gives conflicting messages to 2000 at protest camp

Gluck, new to the camp and with no chance to be trained or to sign mandatory legal documents , wasn't allowed to help, so she had to stand by while people called for medics and more people to replace those injured in the protests. But tribal leaders had asked the activists not to engage with police, and despite a few rowdy protesters, the confrontation disbanded largely without incident.

Money Shoppers flock to stores to snatch up Black Friday deals
Author: 0 Shoppers flock to stores to snatch up Black Friday deals

United States online sales surged on Black Friday, with Inc offering the steepest discounts among e-commerce sites as it set the agenda for what has traditionally been the biggest shopping day of the year for brick-and-mortar retailers.

Money Nuclear security is an indispensable national responsibility: Aizaz Chaudhry
Author: 0 Nuclear security is an indispensable national responsibility: Aizaz Chaudhry

This was said in the brochure published by Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the second Ministerial Nuclear Security Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). On the other hand, nuclear security - so closely linked to nuclear safety and a broader "safety culture" - promotes social and scientific development by the peaceful application of nuclear technologies to promote sustainable development by improving agriculture, water management, nutrition and food safety, infectious ...

Author: 0 Jayalalithaa buried with full state honors

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his last respects to Jayalalithaa , and was seen offering condolences to Sasikala Natarajan, her closest aide, who has stood next to the politician's body all day. Tamil Nadu is a state that is known for socially deviant politics between the political leaders, the warm and steady emotion around Jayalalithaa's health shows the popularity and affection towards her turn her from film actress to political leader of Tamil Nadu state.

Money 'Chaos will ensue if BCCI bosses are removed'
Author: 0 'Chaos will ensue if BCCI bosses are removed'

Ajay Shirke , the Indian Cricket Board's secretary, added: "We can not set any deadline for a decision, because this is an evolving situation". The Supreme Court agreed to hear today the BCCI's plea seeking disbursal of Rs 1.33 crore for holding two test matches between India and England.

Author: 0 RBI credit policy impact: Sensex snaps 2-day gains, drops 156 points

Most had expected the central bank to cut repo rates by at least 25 basis points, since the government's move to ban high value currency notes has hit consumption and will hurt GDP growth in 2016-17. The rupee's good run against the dollar too lifted the overall mood. Interest rate-sensitive banking stocks such as SBI, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Axis Bank reacted strongly, all of which fell by up to 2 per cent.

Author: 0 Syria accelerates its push into eastern Aleppo

Syria's government ignored a rebel cease-fire proposal for Aleppo on Wednesday as its forces captured new neighborhoods around the city center and squeezed some 200,000 exhausted and frightened civilians into a shattered and rapidly shrinking opposition enclave.

Money Amazon Introduces Grocery Store without Lines
Author: 0 Amazon Introduces Grocery Store without Lines

Amazon Go, a grocery shopping experience without lines and checkouts revealed Monday , could open more than 2,000 stores , according to The Wall Street Journal . Supermarket retailers Woolworths Limited (ASX: WOW) and Coles - owned by Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) are already trying to use technology to cut down costs via its self-serve checkouts.

Money Trump Warns Investors
Author: 0 Trump Warns Investors "I'm Going To Bring Down Drug Prices"

While Trump was expected to be a proponent to free-market health care, drug company executives and observers warned that the President-elect could scrutinize prices as a populist issue. Trump didn't actually offer any details on how he plans to bring prices down. Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc. estimates the US will spend $461.7 billion on pharmaceuticals this year, and figures that'll increase at an annual rate of 6 percent to 9 percent through 2021.

Author: 0 Tennessee wildfire deaths climb to 13 as officials fend off criticism

The National Guard and other emergency services personnel continue to search through some of the almost 1,000 buildings destroyed or damaged by the fire, marking driveways as they sweep communities. " 'You can not just tell them (to evacuate.) You have to tell them what to do, ' Flener said". "The search is winding down". The fire started near the end of a popular hiking trail, where people visit nearly every day.

Money McCrory concedes; Cooper will be North Carolina governor
Author: 0 McCrory concedes; Cooper will be North Carolina governor

In an exit poll from the North Carolina primary, 65 percent of North Carolina voters opposed the bathroom law while 29 percent supported it. Cooper, a Democrat, issued a written statement Monday after McCrory's concession. State University. Stark defended his push for the recount, saying there was anecdotal evidence of Durham County tabulator machines being left unsecured, plus a process that didn't unfold as expected.

Author: 0 House Passes 21st Century Cures Act for Healthcare Innovation

On Nov. 28, Warren took to the Senate floor to voice her opposition to the legislation, which has been bumping around Congress since past year. The original Cures Act , which passed the House last year, called for almost $9 billion in NIH funding over five years.

Author: 0 Merkel saddened by Renzi's defeat in Italian referendum

The anti-EU, anti-migrant Northern League leader Matteo Salvini's campaign against the referendum also focused on the overseas vote, as he seeks to expand his party's influence beyond its traditional northern base, including a trip to Moscow.

Author: 0 United Kingdom ramps up borrowing forecasts, sees slower growth due to Brexit

During his first Autumn Statement as Chancellor, Hammond said the reform would mean tax changes are announced "well in advance" of the start of the tax year, in a bid to promote certainty and simplicity within the tax system. However, growth will return in 2017, with business investment increasing by 4.1 per cent in 2018 and 5.3 per cent in 2019. On the back of this, Hammond says the Government is investing £5 m in development funding for the Midlands Rail Hub and a programme of rail ...

Money British Currency Contains Animal Fat, And Vegans Aren't Pleased
Author: 0 British Currency Contains Animal Fat, And Vegans Aren't Pleased

Vegans and vegetarians in England may be able to avoid personal consumption of animal products, but it will be harder for them to refrain from using the nation's new polymer five-pound bank note. An outcry over the use of miniscule amounts of animal by-products in the production of the new fiver has caused the Bank of England to look at changing the formulation of the banknote substrate.

Money Broncos rule Trevor Siemian out against Jaguars
Author: 0 Broncos rule Trevor Siemian out against Jaguars

Intangibles - The Jags have lost six games by seven points or less. The Jaguars seem like a lock to join the exclusive - and depressive - club. With quarterback Trevor Siemian out of the lineup because of a left foot injury, Lynch in the lineup for his second career start and the Broncos in a position where they needed to find a way to do what coach Gary Kubkak had said they would need to do.

Money United States unemployment rate falls to lowest level since August 2007
Author: 0 United States unemployment rate falls to lowest level since August 2007

Over the past 12 months, the sector has added 407,000 jobs, some of which will probably drive demand for former retail space, as new clinics and other care facilities open in smaller, community-oriented locations. Rate-setters at the US Federal Reserve are likely to see the data as confirmation of a strengthening economy as they prepare for their next meeting later this month.

Author: 0 OPEC Production Cut Sends Gas Prices Upward - for Now

Pump prices are climbing in response to OPEC 's announcement that it would cut crude oil production by 1.2 million barrels, in an attempt to reduce global glut and raise oil prices . Morgan Stanley sees more US shale drilling and increased investment from Asia to the North Sea limiting oil's upside, setting the market up for disappointment in late 2017.

Money Sensex rallies 170 pts on short-covering, Asian cues
Author: 0 Sensex rallies 170 pts on short-covering, Asian cues

The barometer 30-scrip sensitive index ( Sensex ) of the BSE, which opened at 26,246.70 points, closed at 25,765.14 points - down by 385.10 points, or 1.47 per cent, from the previous close at 26,150.24 points. The index has also wiped out all the gains it had accrued in 2016. Foreign funds sold shares net Rs 1,023.12 crore yesterday, as per provisional figures issued by the stock exchanges.

Money Carlsen defends World Chess Championship after tiebreak victory
Author: 0 Carlsen defends World Chess Championship after tiebreak victory

Nearly three weeks after the chess World Championship began, the last scheduled game ended Monday in a draw - just like nine of the previous 11 games - with spectators left hungry for decisive action in the forthcoming tiebreaker. Both players seemed content to let their fate rest in a round of tiebreakers, which are scheduled for Wednesday. The player on the black pieces will be deemed the victor in the event of a draw.

Money Dow, S&P; gain on oil rally
Author: 0 Dow, S&P; gain on oil rally

Eastern time. Earlier it touched an all-time high of 19,225. The S&P/TSX composite index lost 15.55 points to 14,999.81, with metals and energy stocks providing the biggest drag. Goldman Sachs and Chevron alone accounted for all of the gain in the Dow, which contains just 30 stocks. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.44 percent.

Money Nancy Pelosi unlikely to hit back at Mass. Dems
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi unlikely to hit back at Mass. Dems

Almost a third of Democrats voted against her. In a private meeting that lawmakers said grew loud at times, Democrats voted by voice to make the head of their political committee an elected post. The Democratic Party's strong platform on abortion called for the repeal of the Hyde and Helms Amendments' prohibition of taxpayer funding of abortions domestically and in foreign aid.

Author: 0 Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales up 9 percent

Adobe predicted Cyber Monday online sales of ~$3.4B, or ~9% YoY growth. "The focus on bridging Black Friday to Cyber Monday with strong weekend promotions proved effective before consumers likely began to tune out", writes Michele Dupré, group vice president of retail, hospitality, and distribution for Verizon Enterprise Solutions .

Author: 0 Facebook adds free games like 'Pac-Man' to Messenger app

The games include well-known titles like Pac-Man, Space Invaders and Words With Friends as well as games from indie developers. Facebook has added the feature with games like " Words With Friends Frenzy ". While Facebook ad revenues have been surging, the company has warned its ad growth is likely to slow, but Olebe nevertheless said there will be no immediate effort to draw revenue from the games.

Money No showdown at Tata Power board meet
Author: 0 No showdown at Tata Power board meet

Tata Power also holds a stake in Tata Teleservices, a joint venture between Tata Group and Japan's NTT DoCoMo. Tata's comments were also significant as it suggested that Noel himself chose to stay away from bigger roles within the group. After the eventful board meetings of various Tata Group companies over the last month, where the conglomerate's ousted chairman Cyrus Pallonji Mistry has been either lauded for his performance or removed as chairman, the board meeting of Tata Power on ...

Money Virgin Media unveils new TiVo, TellyTablet, apps
Author: 0 Virgin Media unveils new TiVo, TellyTablet, apps

United Kingdom pay TV operator Virgin Media has been dropping hints for months that its new V6 set-top was in the works, promising 4K options for subscribers. Availability of the new box for existing customers is slated by the end of the year. The TellyTablet is set to release sometime in December of this year, and while the upfront cost is set at £299, you'll also have the option of purchasing it for £10/month over the course of 24 months if you get it along with a smartphone through Virgin ...