• Graduate students protest tax on tuition waivers
Graduate students protest tax on tuition waivers

The just-passed House tax bill takes away the student loan interest deduction (maximum $2,500) that more than 12 million people use. The proposed tax plan streamlines these benefits into a more effective higher education tax credit, which will help more families offset the cost of both college and vocational training programs.

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  • American lacks pilots for some December flights on IT flaw
American lacks pilots for some December flights on IT flaw

But it's bad news if you booked it with American Airlines. "The system went from responsibly scheduling everybody to becoming Santa Claus to everyone", said American captain Dennis Tajer, according to CNBC . "This is a crisis right now, and in that crisis, they've gone solo". American says it has fixed the glitch, but it remains to be seen h...

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  • USA shopping season starts with record high online sales
USA shopping season starts with record high online sales

Online-only shoppers spent significantly less than consumers shopping in-store or across multiple channels. Neil Stern, a senior partner at Chicago-based McMillan-Doolittle, experienced it firsthand as national retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Amazon .com and Target Corp.

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  • Jet Airways gains 2% after tie up with Air France-KLM
Jet Airways gains 2% after tie up with Air France-KLM

Flights will be "metal neutral", which means revenue will be shared regardless of whose aircraft is deployed. India's Jet Airways and Air France-KLM announced a partnership to route more traffic through Europe and on to North America, in a potential challenge to Gulf carrier Etihad Airways that is a shareholder in Jet.

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  • War On Christmas: Washington DC Metro Bans Christmas Ads, Causes Uproar
War On Christmas: Washington DC Metro Bans Christmas Ads, Causes Uproar

This ad is too controversial for the D.C. subwayThe District of Columbia's transit system won't let the local archdiocese buy space for a Christmas-themed advertisement. Metro spokeswoman Sherri Ly said rejecting the ad was in line with the agency's policies. Kim Fiorentino, the Archdiocese of Washington's chancellor and general counsel, said tha...

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  • Buffalo Wild Wings is sold to owner of Arby's, Jimmy John's
Buffalo Wild Wings is sold to owner of Arby's, Jimmy John's

The chain has faced its share of challenges in recent quarters. Roark Capital is a prominent player in the food industry, with investments in chains such as Carl's Jr., Carvel and Auntie Anne's. The $2.9 billion acquisition is still awaiting approval from Buffalo Wild Wings shareholders. In the last two years, the company confronted skyrocketing ...

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  • In Japan washed ashore a boat with eight people
In Japan washed ashore a boat with eight people

A week later, authorities rescued more North Koreans after their boat washed up on shores. Both the JCG and local police said that they may have been from the North. For residents of Japan's west coast, derelict ships washing up on the beach may continue to be a more common sight. North Korean natives recovered in Japan often want to return hom...

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  • Two aircraft touched each other at the airport in NY
Two aircraft touched each other at the airport in NY

It happened just after 7 p.m. Monday. Per ABC 7 NY, the pilot for the Virgin flight initially informed the control tower that he needed to pull to the side to work out a problem before taking off. A Virgin plane couldn't take off after another plane clipped it on the runway knocking off part of its wing . A tweet from the Port Authority Police ...

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  • Judge backs Trump administration in fight to control CFPB
Judge backs Trump administration in fight to control CFPB

English argued in a lawsuit filed Sunday that she should hold the position as acting director, in keeping with a sweeping regulatory reform law known as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act that established the consumer bureau in the aftermath of the national financial crisis.

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  • Russian Federation loses contact with satellite after launch from spaceport
Russian Federation loses contact with satellite after launch from spaceport

Russian Federation spent billions building the new launch pad as a possible alternative to the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan that Moscow has leased from its former Soviet neighbour. Earlier Roscosmos said: 'All the initial stages of the rocket's flight went according to plan'. The ambitious project was started as a way to reduce Russia's depend...

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  • Shoppers take to their phones for Cyber Monday deals
Shoppers take to their phones for Cyber Monday deals

Weeks of deals didn't stop people from heading online to shop on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Mobile posted new records in representing 47.4% of all visits including 39.9% for smartphones and 7.6% for tablets, while it took in 33.1% of revenue that was distributed by 24% for smartphones and 9% for tablets.

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  • Big win for netizens as TRAI backs 'open & free' internet, prohibits discrimination
Big win for netizens as TRAI backs 'open & free' internet, prohibits discrimination

The COAI, he said, is particularly upset that over-the-top (OTT) communications service providers, who offer data-based call services, remain exempt from the provisions of Net Neutrality , while licensed telcos are not, suggesting that licensed operators are on a lower footing than unlicensed players.

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  • Waymo Trade Secret Trial Delayed After Uber Accused of Sneakily Withholding Evidence
Waymo Trade Secret Trial Delayed After Uber Accused of Sneakily Withholding Evidence

Jacobs testified that the surveillance team used "anonymous servers" separate from the "main part of Uber". It was the second time the judge has agreed to delay a trial at Waymo's request. The letter reportedly had several bombshell revelations, including methods that Uber instructed employees to evade investigations. Alsup described the allega...

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  • Cities to make United Kingdom world leader in drone technology
Cities to make United Kingdom world leader in drone technology

The union's general secretary, Brian Strutton, said: "These proposals are a step towards the safe integration of drones, but until the new rules are in place the threat of a serious collision remains". We can limit how high they can fly."Struwe pointed out that now there is no "hard limit" on how close drones can fly to airports". Up to five citi...

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  • American Shiffrin leads after 1st run of World Cup slalom
American Shiffrin leads after 1st run of World Cup slalom

Stephanie Brunner of Austria was fourth with a time of 1:59.28 and Italy's Federica Brignone was fifth in 1:59.38. With an unrelenting charge in the final 100 yards, Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany on Saturday won her second consecutive World Cup giant slalom of the season, surging past the American Mikaela Shiffrin by 67-hundredths of a second.

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  • Bitcoin surges to record high Monday
Bitcoin surges to record high Monday

Coinbase had around 4.9 million clients last November, Milne's information appeared. It was created less than a decade ago, and is used to buy merchandise anonymously. "It has gone up dramatically based on this theory that this thing is going to evolve to some alternative currency to the U.S. dollar", said Mark Teed, of Raymond James Financial.

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  • CFPB's new acting director sues Trump administration
CFPB's new acting director sues Trump administration

English is a trusted lieutenant of Cordray's who has helped investigate and punish financial companies in ways that many Republicans, Mulvaney in particular, think go too far. But President Trump named Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney as Cordray's successor shortly after. "It is unfortunate that Mr.

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  • Retail stocks climb higher on the heels of Black Friday
Retail stocks climb higher on the heels of Black Friday

Adobe says online sales at the 100 largest U.S. Web retailers totaled approximately $7.9 billion on Black Friday and Thanksgiving, marking a almost 18 percent increase from 2016. That will be a crucial data point in assessing retailers' woes. ShopperTrak senior executive Brian Field released a statement on the debate over the decline in in-store ...

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  • Meredith to buy Time Inc. for $1.85 billion
Meredith to buy Time Inc. for $1.85 billion

Meredith said they will have no influence in the combined company. The deal is a coup for Meredith, which held unsuccessful talks to buy Time earlier this year and in 2013. "KED's non-controlling, preferred equity investment underscores a strong belief in Meredith's strength as a business operator, its strategies, and its ability to unlock sign...

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  • Saudi vows new Islamic alliance 'will wipe terrorists from the earth'
Saudi vows new Islamic alliance 'will wipe terrorists from the earth'

The meeting was hosted by the Crown Prince and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman Al Salman. The alliance was announced in 2015 under the auspices of Prince Mohammed, whose rapid ascent since his appointment as heir to the throne in June has shaken the political scene across the region.

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  • 'Small Business Saturday' attitude thrives on the coast
'Small Business Saturday' attitude thrives on the coast

Mary Anne Trumball, of Daytona Beach, perused a cornucopia of doggie delights and gear at Brownie's Dog Boutique on South Beach Street. "We're going to be giving away cold hard cash, thanking them for shopping locally", Roeske said. "People are busy", said Katy Mcclenanthan, owner of Old Soul Vintage Attire and Records. On Jacksboro highway a g...

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  • Mood from Moody's ratings doesn't last, Standard & Poor's doesn't upgrade India's rating
Mood from Moody's ratings doesn't last, Standard & Poor's doesn't upgrade India's rating

S&P had last changed India's rating in January 2007 to BBB-, which is the lowest investment grade for bonds, while describing the outlook as "stable". "The report asserts that the effort of the government to expand tax base by demonetisation has increased the number of tax registrants and introduction of GST will further accelerate government r...

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  • Black Friday (shopping) Articles, Photos, and Videos
Black Friday (shopping) Articles, Photos, and Videos

The issues were finally fully resolved, but only after hours of slowdowns (the outages began around 12 pm ET ). "Wasted time picking things out only to leave empty handed with all my merchandise at the register". Earlier in the day, Macy's had reported a successful Black Friday so far. The holiday season represents for some retailers as much a...

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  • Jeff Bezos Of Amazon Now Worth $100 Billion - Thanks To Black Friday
Jeff Bezos Of Amazon Now Worth $100 Billion - Thanks To Black Friday

American entrepreneur, Jeff Bezos , who is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Amazon.com and owner of " The Washington Post ", is now worth $100 billion, further securing his title as the world's richest man. The company also recently had a soft launch of its Australian online store on November 23 in time for Black Friday sales. ...

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  • Forecast: Sunny, windy and possibly a record-breaking high temperature
Forecast: Sunny, windy and possibly a record-breaking high temperature

May you and yours have a happy rest of Thanksgiving, and best of luck for Black Friday! The few clouds we had today will go away throughout the night. Thursday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a few showers possible, mainly in the evening and overnight hours, as that cold front moves through. The light winds beneath the high pressure will al...

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  • Oakland County Sheriff's Deputy Struck, Killed By Fleeing Suspect
Oakland County Sheriff's Deputy Struck, Killed By Fleeing Suspect

Authorities say 50-year-old Oakland County Deputy Eric Overall was outside his squad auto after midnight Thursday preparing to deploy "stop sticks" created to deflate vehicles' tires at a Brandon Township intersection when he was hit by Berak's vehicle.

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  • Bumpy ride ahead for economy, ratings downgrades loom
Bumpy ride ahead for economy, ratings downgrades loom

South African Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba last month slashed the country's GDP growth forecast for this year from 1.3 percent to just 0.7 percent, and revealed that by 2020, 15 percent of government revenue would be eaten up by debt repayment.

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  • 'Shocked and appalled': Brands remove YouTube ads over sexualized images of children
'Shocked and appalled': Brands remove YouTube ads over sexualized images of children

In one video , preserved by BuzzFeed News , the father drops a live frog into a bathtub where his daughters, dressed in swimsuits, are bathing, leaving one girl visibly distraught. As part of the changes, YouTube will be evaluating its verification policy. In the clips sent to the platform by journalists, the children are shot in inappropriat...

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  • Sensex, Nifty finish on positive mood ahead of S&P ratings
Sensex, Nifty finish on positive mood ahead of S&P ratings

Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 14.45 points or 0.14% at 10,356.75 with 33 components gaining. Ending in the positive territory for the seventh consecutive session, key Indian equity indices on Friday extended gains on the back of broadly positive global markets and value buying in consumer durables, oil and gas as well as IT stocks.

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  • Uber partners with Mahindra to increase the EV network in the country
Uber partners with Mahindra to increase the EV network in the country

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Uber have entered into a strategic alliance for deployment of electric vehicles in the latter's fleet in India . Automaker's e2oPlus hatch and the eVerito sedan will be used on the taxi-hailing platform. As part of the arrangement, driver partners on the Uber app can avail of a package that will include Mahindra ele...

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  • United Kingdom could lose 20 years of economic growth
United Kingdom could lose 20 years of economic growth

The Treasury has defended Philip Hammond's abolition of stamp duty for first-time buyers after the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) warned the move could result in a hike in house prices. The giveaway included a £300m measure to ease the pressure on claimants of the new universal credit benefit, but Mr Johnson said that was "modest" i...

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  • Scandal-hit Mitsubishi Materials sees shares plunge
Scandal-hit Mitsubishi Materials sees shares plunge

MMC, part of the broader Mitsubishi "keiretsu", or group of companies, said up to 70 of its aerospace clients and seven of its auto industry customers may have received the improperly tested products produced by two of its subsidiaries, Mitsubishi Cable Industries and Mitsubishi Shindoh.

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  • CBS, Dish Network reach agreement resolving content fee dispute
CBS, Dish Network reach agreement resolving content fee dispute

The agreement, reached late Thursday, means Dish subscribers in Boise and other cities once again have access to CBS content. The companies announced the resolution late Thursday. had insisted on bundling with the Big 4 net. Dish's 13.2 million customers are important to advertisers on CBS, which also counts on the satellite carrier's subscriber ...

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  • USA online sales surge, shoppers throng stores ahead of Black Friday
USA online sales surge, shoppers throng stores ahead of Black Friday

Black Friday has been a hit in America and has also seen crowds rushing to shops in the United Kingdom in recent years. Apart from the days, there are a couple of other differences between the two, one is that Cyber Monday deals only applies to online shops while Black Friday is in store as well.

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  • Brazel steady in Hong Kong defence
Brazel steady in Hong Kong defence

Australian defending champion Sam Brazel lies four shots off the lead after an opening round of 69 as he launched his quest to retain the Hong Kong Open title. The majority of the competitors failed to make par. It was a volatile round for the Spaniard throughout, also finding trees on the 18th - although he delighted the crowd by following a f...

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