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Breakingviews: A Chilly Winter Forecast for Nordstrom and Other Retailers

The inability of the Nordstrom family to team up with a potential buyer suggests even risk-tolerant investors are cool on the retail sector.
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Veteran British actor Roy Dotrice passes away at 94

On Monday it was reported that veteran British actor Roy Dotrice passed away at his home in London at the age of 94.        
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Hearing starts for dentist in case of girl who suffered brain damage after procedure

The hearing for an Edmonton dentist begins on Monday, one year after five-year-old Amber Athwal was left with brain damage after a dental procedure.

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Now Apple and Amazon are a threat to banks

Jes Staley warned that firms outside the finance world had spotted a moneymaking opportunity in the transactions handled by lenders.
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Daughter of JD Sports founder to become youngest FTSE boss

Clare Nesbitt, chief executive of sports clothing chain Footasylum, is planning to steer it through a £150m stock market float when it lists on London’s junior market next month.
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Ernst and Young fined £1.8m for botched audit of tech firm

The Financial Reporting Council said the fine was linked to the firm’s audit of Tech Data Limited for the year to January 31 2012, which fell ‘significantly short’ of standards.
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Citigroup's Geographical Diversification Helped Its Q3 Results

Citigroup recently reported results for the third quarter of 2017 that were comfortably ahead of investor expectations. The earnings beat was primarily because of strong gains in Citi’s global retai
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What Drove Samsung's Record Quarter?

Samsung Electronics recently published its Q3 2017 earnings guidance, projecting record operating profits for the second straight quarter, likely driven by soaring memory prices, strong demand for its
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The T-Mobile Sprint Merger Could Face Significant Regulatory Hurdles

The T-Mobile and Sprint merger appears to be on track, with Nikkei reporting that Sprint’s parent company Softbank has reached a broad agreement to merge Sprint with T-Mobile U.S., while noting that
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Neither $10 Nor $100: Oil Futures Destined For The Modest Medium-Term Middle

As soon as bears or bulls try to dominate the oil market in 2018, a tug in the opposite direction would neuter the other with Saudi Arabia, Russia and the U.S. all likely to pump in excess of 10 milli
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Illinois May Be The Weakest State Fiscally, But Watch For Others

Connecticut and Pennsylvania are still without budgets four months into their fiscal years. It’s too soon to compare either state with Illinois, which recently went two years without a budget.
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Sebi norms for settlement in commodity derivatives

Reliable benchmark price of the commodity should be used as reference for settlement price
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Big Banks Big Favorites To Win Fintech Revolution

Large incumbent financial firms will continue to control the bulk of the value in the industry, but the structure of the value chain and the way these firms compete will change drastically.
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Yasiel Puig has followed up his most consistent regular season with an outstanding playoff performance for the Los Angeles Dodgers
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PITTSBURGH -- Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant said Monday that he hasn't request a trade and that he wants to move on. "I'm good," Bryant said. The NFL Network re
Former San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman is signing a one-year, $3 million deal with the Oakland Raiders, sources told ESPN. The 49ers released Bowman on F
Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken collarbone "in the near future," Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Monday. The quarterback's season "pot
Alvaro Morata is primed to lead Chelsea’s attack against AS Roma in the Champions League Wednesday as the Blues seek to quickly erase the embarrassment of their weekend loss to the Premier League’

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The Latest: Authorities: Days, weeks for some to see homes

SANTA ROSA, Calif. - The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 2:05 p.m. State and local officials say they are trying to get people back into their homes, but they cautioned ...
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Do ‘local laws’ mean I don’t have a claim for canceled Aer Lingus flight?

When Aer Lingus cancels Jean McShane’s flight from Orlando to Dublin, it says “local laws” prevent it from compensating her. Is the airline right?
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US-made Track-N-Go system turns pick-ups into snowmobiles

The US-made Track-N-Go ‘wheel driven track system’ can be installed in as little as five minutes. Once fitted, incredibly tricky terrain can be tackled, including huge snow drifts.
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Man restrained after 'punching passenger' on Russia flight

A man was detained by airline staff and fellow passengers during a journey from Turkey's Antalya Province to the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan.
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Does Dana Villas Santorini have most perfect plunge pool?

Oded David, from Israel, checked into the Dana Villas complex in Firostefani and he was blown away by the pool he found in his room.
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Hiking through Newfoundland

PORT REXTON, NEWFOUNDLAND - It starts innocently enough; an easy walk on relatively flat land through a thick forest.
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Popular Finance

NIMs to stay robust in second half of FY18: Federal Bank's Shyam Srinivasan

He has also seen a rise in use of working capital limits in some pockets, like textiles and he believes that the full effect of GST will be seen in Q3
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Gov. Brown vetoes required paid pregnancy leave for California teachers, school employees

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Vineyard owners share stories of loss and salvation amid wine country wildfires

“I just really wish we knew our fate,” wrote Carole Meredith in a recent Facebook post as she waited out her evacuation from her winery and home on Mt. Veeder. Meredith, of Lagier Meredith vin
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Trump is determined to spite Obama, even if it harms Americans

To the editor: It has to be abundantly clear to even the most naive of observers that the raison d'etre of this pretender in the White House is to undo everything accomplished by President Obama.
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Mayors say many American families would be hurt by GOP plan to kill state and local tax deduction

Tom Tait, the Republican mayor of Anaheim, isn’t happy about his party’s tax-overhaul efforts in Washington because the plan would eliminate a deduction for state and local taxes that helps ma
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Kevin de León, fresh off U.S. Senate campaign launch, celebrates free community college law

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Victims of Harvey Weinstein should come forward, LAPD urges

The Los Angeles Police Department said women who feel they were victims of a crime at the hands of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein should report what happened to authorities. "We absolutely encourage
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The academy does not have the moral authority to expel Harvey Weinstein

To the editor: Now, after many female actors have accused producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and rape, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has theatrically announced that i
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Prisoner missing from inmate fire crew fighting O.C. brush fire; police searching for him

Authorities today were searching for a prisoner suspected of walking away from an inmate firefighting crew helping to battle the Canyon 2 fire near Peters Canyon Regional Park in Orange. Armando C
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