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Westbrook scores 30 as Thunder top Rockets 105-103

The Rockets could have used more points from Harden, but he admitted that his shot just wasn't falling and that it had nothing to do with the defense of Andre Roberson . Westbrook came up just short of recording a triple double in the opening game of the season for the Thunder on Wednesday. It's with that in mind that the Houston Rockets' loss Wednesday night, 105-103 to the Oklahoma City Thunder, was truly frustrating in a way this team hasn't been all year. Read More

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Jerry Jones: Demoted Romo still has future with Cowboys

Jerry Jones out his foot in his mouth earlier this year when he proclaimed that this is still " Tony Romo's team". "It's not a goodbye", Jones said about Romo's previous statements according to ESPN . " You split reps and it's really hard ", offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said. You have to expect Prescott to have a rough game at some point, but the team has nearly certainly assured him that won't cost him his job. Read More

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Received Rs 1.27 lakh crore in deposits: SBI

Received Rs 1.27 lakh crore in deposits: SBI

On the day, many banks sought excuse from the people who demanded exchange of old currency or tried to withdraw money from their accounts. United Bank said the new deposit rates will be applicable from tomorrow. However, though Rajan - during his tenure - had cut rates by 150 bps since January 2015, banks had hardly moved at the same pace to cut their lending rates. Read More

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Asian markets mixed as US rally fades, dollar retreats

Asian markets mixed as US rally fades, dollar retreats

Also helping the dollar was upbeat US economic data, which stoked expectations of an acceleration in USA economic expansion in the fourth quarter. Japan's Nikkei .N225 rose 0.1 percent and Australian stocks .AXJO climbed 0.2 percent. LOWE'S LOWER: Home improvement retailer Lowe's fell $1.70, or 2.5 per cent, to $67.35. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note remained at 2.22 percent. Read More

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Jeremy Clarkson victim of

Jeremy Clarkson victim of "hate crime" at Stuttgart airport

The trio were returning to the United Kingdom after filming their new programme, The Grand Tour. For the police to investigate the incident further, Mr Clarkson or the airport employee will need to file a complaint. Speaking about Mr Pereira, Clarkson told The Sun: "He's a stupid, bitter and twisted little man". "In this case, Mr Clarkson and his team missed several calls in the lounge while the other passengers have been already boarded". Read More

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Florida State Stomps Boston College

Florida State Stomps Boston College

Boston College: This is the first time since 2003 the Eagles have faced three ranked teams in a season. FSU junior RB Dalvin Cook rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries in Friday's 45-7 win over Boston College . Based on the results, they might be hoping it doesn't happen anytime soon. When he had time to set his feet and throw in the pocket, Francois found his receivers with hard and accurate passes, and threw for 95 yards and two touchdowns on nine completions in the first ... Read More

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Why Target Earnings Made the Cut

Why Target Earnings Made the Cut

Same-store sales growth in Target's "Signature Categories", including baby and wellness, outpaced total comparable sales by more than 3 percentage points. And earlier this month, the company confirmed the unexpected departure of its grocery chief, Anne Dament, who is leaving the company November 18 after only 18 months on the job, according to the published reports. Read More

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Lowe's results miss Street expectation; cuts annual outlook

Lowe's results miss Street expectation; cuts annual outlook

The stock's 50 day moving average price is $69.73 and its 200-day moving average price is $75.98. The firm shows the market capitalization of $60.97 Billion. Jones Financial Companies Lllp boosted its position in Lowe's Cos.by 3.9% in the first quarter. In the same period of previous year, the specialty retailer posted EPS of $1.36 and $21.82 billion in revenue. Read More

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Iowa lawmaker to colleges: 'Suck it up, buttercup'

Iowa lawmaker to colleges: 'Suck it up, buttercup'

It's where they share ideas. CBS Des Moines affiliate KCCI reports that University of Northern Iowa students and faculty gathered at three sessions to discuss the election and their fears. "No crying, no whining, no excuses". The bill was introduced after anti-Trump protesters disrupted traffic on Interstate 80 in Iowa. With many people across the country looking for mental and emotional solace in the wake of President-elect Donald Trump's staggering electoral victory last week, some ... Read More

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India's wholesale prices rise for seventh month

India's wholesale prices rise for seventh month

These downward pressures were offset by rising prices for motor fuels. The official figures came in below economists' expectations and were released following warnings that the plunge in the value of the pound since the UK's vote to leave the European Union would stoke consumer inflation after Christmas. Read More

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Russian economy minister under arrest for corruption

Alexander Shokhin, head of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and briefly economy minister himself in the 1990s, said he was sceptical about the accusations against Ulyukayev . His arrest was the highest-profile detention of a sitting government official since Mr. Putin came to power in 2000. At least two people have given testimony to investigators incriminating Ulyukayev , local media reported. Read More

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Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters for ceremony

David Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux, in a Wednesday statement lauded Obama's comments and called on the administration and the Army Corps of Engineers to issue a stop-work order on the pipeline on federal land. Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Tuesday that construction on private land was slated to be completed by this weekend, leaving only the small section near the reservoir and under it remaining. Read More

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Taken rebirth, waiting for party's win: Jaya

Taken rebirth, waiting for party's win: Jaya

The CM is waiting to fully recover and resume work and has encouraged her party workers to go for a win in the by-polls to four assembly constituencies in the state. "The time when governance and political work under Amma duly happens is just around the corner", he said. He also mentioned that she is following a diet of her choice. Read More

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Shots fired at mall in Albany, NY

Shots fired at mall in Albany, NY

Guilderland police Chief Carol Lawlor said officers responded around 2:25 p.m. Saturday to the Crossgates Mall in the Albany suburb of Guilderland for a report of a possible shooting. A witness told a staffer shots were fired near the Apple Store. WNYT in Albany reports that two people have been detained and authorities are searching for more suspects. Read More

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RBI issues new series of Rs 500, Rs 2000 notes

RBI issues new series of Rs 500, Rs 2000 notes

Banks will remain open on coming Saturday and Sunday to deal with the rush of people expected to queue up at branches to exchange their old currency notes of 500 and 1,000 rupees which are now invalid. "All the banks (and) post offices will open additional counters and we have requested the banks to have extended hours for transactions.ample time will be available for the public (to exchange notes)", he said. Read More

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Trump and Republicans Lead the way to the White House

Things have not been this bad in a very long time. Trump's triumph, declared after midnight, will end eight years of Democratic control of the White House. "Everybody is sad when their side loses an election", said Obama, who risks seeing much of his legacy reversed in a Trump administration. "We all want what's best for this country", Obama said. Read More

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Yahoo took its time investigating massive security breach

Yahoo took its time investigating massive security breach

Last month, Verizon general counsel Craig Silliman said the breach may have "material" impact after all-but Yahoo reassures shareholders in its filing that the breach actually didn't have "material adverse impact" on the company. There is no evidence the state-sponsored actor is still active in the California-based company's network, Yahoo told regulators. "We're still evaluating the situation and haven't come to any conclusions", wrote Jim Gerace, Verizon's chief communication ... Read More

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Vivint Solar Q3, 2016 results: Revenue increased 84% year-over-year

Vivint Solar Q3, 2016 results: Revenue increased 84% year-over-year

Operating leases and incentives revenue was United States dollars 33.4 million, up from USD 21.8 million in the third quarter of the prior year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.47) earnings per share. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vivint Solar by 1.8% in the second quarter. 08/09/2016 - Vivint Solar , Inc. Read More

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Rio Execs Caught In African Payment Probe

Rio Execs Caught In African Payment Probe

Davies was not immediately available to comment. Rio said on Wednesday it had launched an investigation after becoming aware on August 29 about emails from 2011 that referred to contractual payments to an unidentified consultant relating to its project in the Simandou mountains, which contain the world's largest untapped iron ore deposits. Read More

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Schools set to close indefinitely from tomorrow

Schools set to close indefinitely from tomorrow

Union president Ed Byrne issued the warning as the row deepened and while parents and pupils prepared for continued strikes on a separate issue of equal wages for newly qualified teachers. The Department of Education is refusing to negotiate pay outside the Lansdowne Road agreement. He said if other public servants took the same stance as the Asti, it would cost the state 700 million euro (£623 million) or 14,000 jobs. Read More

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