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Oklahoma Sooners: Rodney Anderson accused of rape in protective order

Oklahoma Sooners: Rodney Anderson accused of rape in protective order

Napoli. She claims she met Anderson at a bar November 16 and later went home with him. The two went to a second bar, but she says she meant to return home from there until Anderson's friends "insisted" otherwise. Anderson's attorney, Derek Chance , released a statement saying the rape accusation is untrue. The district court judge on Monday issued an emergency protective order against the OU sophomore running back. Read More

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CBOE to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading on December 10

CBOE to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading on December 10

To view the full article, register now. The bitcoin futures, which will trade under the ticker "XBT", will be cash-settled contracts based on cryptocurrency exchange Gemini's auction price, Cboe said on Monday . It means that investors will be able to buy and sell "future" contracts in Bitcoins - an agreement to buy the crypto-currency, for example, in three months time at a certain price. Read More

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Jaitley indicates merger of 12 per cent, 18 per cent GST slabs

Jaitley indicates merger of 12 per cent, 18 per cent GST slabs

The Gross Value Added (GVA) which is the total value of goods and services produced in the country after deducting the input cost accelerated 6.1% in the September quarter from 5.6% in the last quarter. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said, the GDP rate at 6.3 percent marks the reversal of declining trend in the last five quarters. Jaitley further said that impact of demonetisation of high value currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 in November previous year was limited to one or two ... Read More

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Cyber Monday 'largest online sales day in history'

Cyber Monday 'largest online sales day in history'

Last year, the company's numbers for Cyber Monday sales were $5.6 billion. Consumers spent a record $6.59 billion online on Monday, a 16.8 percent increase from last year's $5. Fair weather across much of the nation also was factor, said National Retail Federation President Matthew Shay. Online retailers have not yet surpassed the total number of sales traditional stores make during the holiday shopping season despite their overall growth. Read More

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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

The S&P BSE Sensex opened almost 82 points higher at 33,670 points while NSE Nifty50 opened at 10,367 points, almost 18 points higher than the previous session's closing. Major index gainers were Aurobindo Pharma, IndusInd Bank, Infosys, GAIL, Bharti InfraTel, Ultratech Cement and Powergrid. The Sensex was trading higher in afternoon trade with Nifty too in the green in afternoon trade on Thursday. Read More

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European Commission upgrades GDP growth forecast for Poland

European Commission upgrades GDP growth forecast for Poland

He pointed out that for the first time in a decade that all European Union countries will grow this year. Investment is also picking up amid favorable financing conditions and considerably brightened economic sentiment as uncertainty has faded, suggesting that the European citizens move forward, leaving the economic crisis in the past, as the economies of all EU-member states are expanding and their labour markets improving, but wages are rising only slowly. Read More

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Website offering 1.3-gallon Hidden Valley ranch dressing keg

Website offering 1.3-gallon Hidden Valley ranch dressing keg

Preloaded with what they consider "a year's worth" of the creamy sauce, it's the ideal gift for the person in your life who puts ranch on literally everything . If that's not your style, you can always order a Hidden Valley holiday ranch fountain - with a festive skirt - for $110. The catch? You must pre-order it with shipping now because the item ships on December 11. Read More

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New Netflix email scam targets subscriber credit card numbers

New Netflix email scam targets subscriber credit card numbers

Individualized emails bearing the subject line "Your suspension notification" have been sent out to users telling them that their account is about to be canceled and asking them for their credit or debit card details. No Netflix executives exist with that name, according to Mashable . Therefore, the customer should check emails carefully to separate the real one from the fake ones. Read More

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One Mistake, Goal - Tottenham Star Wary of Manchester United Marksman

One Mistake, Goal - Tottenham Star Wary of Manchester United Marksman

The in-form 24-year-old left the field at Wembley holding his upper leg in the 87th minute after scoring twice in last Sunday's 4-1 win over Liverpool. "I don't speak about injured players, so don't ask me about Harry Kane ", the Portuguese added, before listing United's own lengthy injury list. Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has been ruled out of the club's Premier League clash at Manchester United . Read More

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UK GDP: Britain's economy grew by 0.4% in the last quarter

UK GDP: Britain's economy grew by 0.4% in the last quarter

The services sector grew by a more underwhelming 1.5pc on the year. Sterling shot up following the release , rising more than 0.3% against both the USA dollar and the euro. Pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest as soon as next month rose as figures show the United Kingdom economy unexpectedly accelerated in the third quarter of the year. Read More

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Risk premium returns to oil over Iraq fighting, rising US-Iran tensions

Risk premium returns to oil over Iraq fighting, rising US-Iran tensions

Oil prices have climbed following API inventory data, which revealed a 7.1 million barrel decline in USA crude inventories, versus expectations for a 4 million barrel draw. Analysts said traders built fresh positions following crude oil prices jumping in Asian trade as data showed a drop in U.S. stockpiles. The American Petroleum Institute (API), an industry trade group, will release US weekly petroleum inventory data at 4:30 p.m. Read More

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Walmart expects surge in online sales as its digital strategy ramps up

Walmart expects surge in online sales as its digital strategy ramps up

In addition, Walmart said it would open less than 25 new brick-and-mortar store locations in fiscal 2019 while investing in expanded ecommerce infrastructure, including more online grocery pickup locations. Senior vice president at Walmart U.S, Daniel Eckert said that the company realizes that returning an item and waiting for a refund isn't generally consistent for that reason the firm entirely changed the procedure for the clients. Read More

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Edmonton terror attacks: Abdulahi Sharif charged with attempted murder

Edmonton terror attacks: Abdulahi Sharif charged with attempted murder

Despite the incident, Canada's government said it was keeping the terrorism threat level at medium, where it has been since late 2014 after two deadly attacks attributed to homegrown radicals. "It's not critical, " Knecht said of the injuries. Police set up checkpoints in the area and began stopping cars, and held up a U-Haul van driver whose identification matched the registered owner of the Malibu. Read More

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