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The ONS said the largest upward contributor to rising inflation between October and November was transport costs, which increased by 0.1%, compared with a fall of 0.3% during the same period a year ago. Petroleum displayed the largest annual growth, increasing to 6% in November from 4.1% in October. High air fares and increasingly expensive cultural goods and services contributed to the high rate of inflation this month, the ONS reported.
  • Lilac Fire Scorches Mobile Home Park in Fallbrook

    Lilac Fire Scorches Mobile Home Park in Fallbrook

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    Three non-firefighters suffered burn wounds of unknown severity while another person suffered a case of smoke inhalation. The California wildfires drove retirees from a mobile home park north of San Diego with only minutes to spare. A woman was arrested today after she apparently tried to burglarize a home affected by an evacuation warning due to the Lilac Fire , sheriff's officials said Sunday.
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    The company has market cap of $88.02 billion. The stock appeared $87.84 above its 52-week highs and is down -1.84% for the last five trades. The overall volume in the last trading session was 10.67 million shares. Jane Street Group Limited has 0.02% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) for 92,870 shares. Mariner Wealth Advsr, a Kansas-based fund reported 48,112 shares.
  • Ten $100 dollar bills found during Red Kettle Campaign

    Ten $100 dollar bills found during Red Kettle Campaign

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    The Salvation Army employee reports she saw three men drive off with the donations in a gray Dodge Charger. "I had a roofing accident in the '70s and they provided my family with toys for the kids and a holiday dinner", Milks said. The organization warns potential donors to always make sure they're giving money to a legitimate Salvation Army representative. Meanwhile, the donations made at the storefront to The Salvation Army aren't likely to deter additional in-store donations to ...
  • HSBC released from USA deferred criminal charges

    HSBC released from USA deferred criminal charges

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    HSBC had been under threat of prosecution in the USA after it signed a deferred prosecution agreement in order to avoid criminal charges after it was accused of allowing Mexican traffickers to funnel money through the bank. The British bank entered into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) at the end of 2012, agreeing it would not be prosecuted as long as it did not offend again.
  • Heroic run to the finish line at 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon

    Heroic run to the finish line at 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon

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    Ariana Luterman, a senior at Greenhill School in Addison, Texas, was running the final leg of her marathon relay and joined Self at mile 24. The heart-touching moment Sunday involved the first-place runner in the Women's Division, Chandler Self, and a 17-year-old relay runner, Ariana Luterman.
  • Investec warns of impact of Steinhoff exposure

    Investec warns of impact of Steinhoff exposure

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    By 08:22 GMT (11:19 SAST), the stock was up 40% at R8.39 in Johannesburg, recouping some of the $14 billion of shareholder value wiped off since last Wednesday when it ordered an investigation into its accounts and said it had parted ways with its veteran chief executive.
  • Wait is Over!!! Virat and Anushka finally getting married

    Wait is Over!!! Virat and Anushka finally getting married

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    No matter the denial from the actress' side, we have been waiting for the couple's secret wedding eagerly. What added fuel to the fire was the presence of a priest alongside Anushka's brother, the very priest who had been snapped with her and Kohli just a few months back.
  • Heavy snow cancel flights in UK

    Heavy snow cancel flights in UK

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    Belfast International Airport's spokeswoman said 16 Easyjet flights had been cancelled so far on Sunday. While there have been no cancellations at the City of Derry airport, some flights were subject to delay, the BBC also reported. Flights to Aberdeen have also faced significant delays as a result of the weather. In a statement today, British Airways said: " Heathrow is continuing to experience severe adverse weather conditions.
  • Oil funds shine on rising crude prices

    Oil funds shine on rising crude prices

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    The optimism may seen questionable considering one of the biggest fears of analysts and many Middle Eastern energy ministers was that the OPEC cutback extension would escalate prices and encourage more USA production, thus replenishing the crude glut that caused the price meltdown to begin with.