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Toys R Us stores across the country opened their doors at 5 p.m.to give shoppers an early chance at Black Friday deals . Ryan Arel, who was shopping for the first time on Black Thursday at Best Buy, said the deal on the Sharp TV he bought was definitely worth it, but said Thanksgivinig dinner should come first.
  • Hong Kong Open: Sindhu enters quarter-final

    Hong Kong Open: Sindhu enters quarter-final

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    Saina started her campaign on a winning note as she defeated World No. 44 Mette Poulsen by 21-19, 23-21 in 46 minutes. It was the third time she had faced the Japanese shuttler. Sourabh Verma and B. Sai Praneeth too exited the competition, losing to their respective opponents. Doubles: Huang Dongping & Li Wenmei (Chn) bt Ashwini Ponnappa and N.
  • Vishal lashes out at financiers for threatening producers

    Vishal lashes out at financiers for threatening producers

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    He was found dead in his apartment in Chennai. The letter also states that he regrets the association he has had with this financier for seven years who charged him high rates of interests. And in his suicide note, the director blamed a film financier for pushing him over the edge. In a statement on Tuesday, actor Vishal , who is also the president of the Tamil Film Producers Council, urged the police to treat Kumar's death as a case of murder and not suicide.
  • Centrica loses 823000 customers, shares dive

    Centrica loses 823000 customers, shares dive

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    Spread betting firm CMC Markets expects the FTSE 100 index to open around 15 points lower at 7,404, having added just 7.68 points on Wednesday, which was well off earlier highs after housebuilders took a kicking in reaction to the UK Budget.
  • Broadband firms must ditch 'misleading' speed ads

    Broadband firms must ditch 'misleading' speed ads

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    It comes after research showed consumers are likely to be materially misled by the advertising of speed claims. Previous independent testing by consumer groups has found that up to three-quarters of households are paying for advertised broadband speeds they have never received.
  • BUDGET 2017: Small businesses breathe slight sigh of relief

    BUDGET 2017: Small businesses breathe slight sigh of relief

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    The most important notice came during Hammond's budget speech . Tech giants like Google and Amazon who legally shift profits into tax havens will face a renewed crackdown, the Chancellor announced on Wednesday. Critics believe the search giant uses complex accounting schemes to get out of paying what it should, but Google argues that it complies will all United Kingdom laws.
  • Cabinet approves ordinance for amendments of insolvency and bankruptcy code

    Cabinet approves ordinance for amendments of insolvency and bankruptcy code

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    Finance minister Arun Jaitley today said that the ordinance had received the Cabinet's nod and that the President's approval has been sought in this regard. These 12 defaulters account for 25% of the total NPAs of banks. There will also a due diligence framework enabling the Committee of Creditors to make proper assessment of the creditworthiness, credibility and other relevant parameters of the applicant as may be prescribed by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board before approving a ...
  • United Kingdom regulator says Uber data breach concealment raises 'huge concerns'

    United Kingdom regulator says Uber data breach concealment raises 'huge concerns'

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    Uber is alleged to have paid the hackers $100,000 not to mention it had hacked the taxi booking app's systems, according to Bloomberg . A series of scandals resulted in the resignation of Kalanick earlier this year. "It's always the company's responsibility to identify when United Kingdom citizens have been affected as part of a data breach and take steps to reduce any harm to consumers".
  • Tesla tests world's biggest battery

    Tesla tests world's biggest battery

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    Tesla has completed installing its colossal lithium ion battery in South Australia, a Powerpack system with 100 megawatts of capacity. Row upon row of Tesla Powerpacks have been installed at a windfarm 207 kilometres north of Adelaide and tested to meet both South Australian and AEMO requirements.
  • AAA predicts 1 million Virginians will travel for Thanksgiving

    AAA predicts 1 million Virginians will travel for Thanksgiving

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    In Blount County, pump prices averaged at $2.30, with the cheapest fuel available for $2.25 per gallon at E-Z Stop Food Mart, 2102 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. Our data shows a spike of last-minute shoppers on Thanksgiving Day as navigations to supermarkets increased by 49 percent and peak at 11 a.m. It's the busiest travel day of the year, so if you're hitting the road or the skies make sure you give yourself some extra time! However, more drivers will be on the highways and ...
  • Red Kettle season kicks off this week

    Red Kettle season kicks off this week

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    The goal this year is to raise $7.8 million. The Salvation Army will have to hire people to cover any shift not taken by a volunteer. "We want to go forth in a positive way to reach those funds that we raised through the Belk location at the other kettle locations", said Cope.