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Last-ditch push underway for Clinton to become president instead of Trump

While the next four years will see Donald Trump in the White House, the forecasters were right to see Clinton pull ahead in popular support. Ten states and Washington, D.C., representing 165 electoral votes, have signed on, and it has been most popular in states with Democrat-controlled legislatures.


Greencore shares surge on big U.S. deal

Greencore shares surge on big U.S. deal

Greencore, which is UK-listed, saw its shares rise 9.5 percent to 328.6 pence on November 14. "The acquisition of Peacock will transform our US business, strengthen our position in high growth categories, broaden our channel and customer exposure, and add significant scale to our operations", said Patrick Coveney, chief executive officer of Greencore.


Chaos as millions in India crowd banks to exchange currency

Chaos as millions in India crowd banks to exchange currency

ICICI Bank plunged 5.32 per cent today, State Bank of India slumped 3.09 per cent while the Bank of Baroda closed down 2.49 per cent on the Sensex index of Mumbai's Bombay Stock Exchange. "The new notes are 26% smaller in dimension and hence they can not be now dispensed by the cash machines". Bank employees are facing tough time dealing with customers.



FBI chief: No charges for Clinton after new emails reviewed

The disclosure, just two days before Election Day, could undercut a boost Donald Trump appeared to enjoy in some polls taken after Comey's disclosure late last month about the newly-discovered set of email messages. Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon said Sunday's announcement was not a surprise. In the final stretch of the campaign, a scuffle broke out at a Trump rally in Reno, Nevada, on Saturday night and the Republican candidate was rushed off stage by the Secret Service when ...


OPEC meets non-OPEC nations for oil talks, gets Azeri support

OPEC meets non-OPEC nations for oil talks, gets Azeri support

While any cut agreed by Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) at its November 30 meeting could take effect as soon as December 1, traders say the biggest price impact will be in contracts for delivery in early 2017, especially the February contract, rather than in the spot market.



Arkansas takes down No. 11 Florida 31-10

Arkansas outgained Florida 257-104 in total offense in the first half, including a 116-19 advantage in rushing yards, and had scoring drives of 91 and 87 yards. 1 Alabama and No. 7 Texas A&M. The two defenses dominated much of the third-quarter. Then again, Auburn's offense so struggled early in the season that coach Gus Malzahn, under fire, replaced himself with Rhett Lashlee as offensive coordinator and benched flashy but unproductive mobile quarterbacks John Franklin and Jeremy Johnson ...