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Nov 25, 2011

LATEST World News, Nov 25, 2011


New cod data shaking New England fishing industry
Boston.com
By Jay Lindsay AP / November 25, 2011 BOSTON—A new look at the health of one of New England's most storied fish stocks is troubling the industry, with some saying the findings have got to be wrong. Just three years ago, a federal study showed the Gulf ...
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Latest Issue Of Card Player Magazine Now Available Online
CardPlayer.com
by Card Player News Team | Published: Nov 25, 2011 The latestedition of Card Player Magazine is now available online and features the world famous Commerce Casino, California's largest poker room with more than 240 tables. The Commerce Casino opened ...
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Gullah-language Bible now on audio CDs
Boston.com
By Bruce Smith AP / November 25, 2011 ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC—More than three decades after translators began putting the words of the New Testament into Gullah, everyone can now hear those words in the creole language spoken by slaves and their ...
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Weale Sees No Need to Pre-Announce BOE Stimulus Expansion Now
BusinessWeek
By Scott Hamilton and Linda Yueh Nov. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of England policy maker Martin Weale said that there's no need for officials to pre-announce any expansion of further stimulus until the current program's completion unless the outlook ...
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Riksbank Fights Abnormal Crisis With New Tools to Aid Growth
BusinessWeek
By Johan Carlstrom Nov. 25 (Bloomberg) -- The Swedish central bank's response to the worst shock to the global financial system since the Great Depression was to stretch its mandate to include asset prices and financial markets. And it worked....
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Global Wind Power Market Examined in New Topical Report Now Available at ...
MarketWatch (press release)
LONDON, Nov 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- By the end of 2010, the worldwide capacity of wind-powered generators was 166.8 GW. By May 2011, this capacity rose to 204 GW. The total energy production at the end of last year from wind was pegged at 405 TWh. ...
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China gives new-energy vehicles official nod
Xinhua
BEIJING, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- New-energy vehicles are now officially on the Chinese government's list of "to-buy" vehicles, according to a new high-level directive. The regulation, jointly issued lately by several government and Party organs, ...
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Paramo Says ECB Doesn't Need to Add More Liquidity for Now
BusinessWeek
By Gabi Thesing Nov. 25 (Bloomberg) -- European Central Bank Executive Board member Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo said the ECB will offer banks more liquidity if necessary, though it doesn't see a need to do so for now. “If we see the need to do more, ...
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Hungary's Credit Rating Cut to Junk by Moody's After Last-Minute IMF Plea
Bloomberg
Photographer: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images Nov. 25(Bloomberg) -- Hungary lost its investment-grade rating at Moody's Investors Service after 15 years as the Cabinet seeks InternationalMonetary Fund help to boost confidence in the European ...
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Cable TV retains subscribers for now
Vancouver Sun
By Jamie Sturgeon, Financial Post November 25, 2011 1:25 PM Shaw Communications has seen its subcriber additions eroded by competition but it remains a leader in television, says Desjardins Capital Markets analyst Maher Yagi. ...
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Apple Kicks Off Black Friday Sale
PCWorld (blog)
By Daniel Ionescu, PCWorld Nov 25, 2011 8:34 AM If you're looking to buy a shinynew gadget with a fruit-shaped logo today, Apple has joined the Black Friday deal bonanza with several offers. On this international sale day, you can save some money on ...
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Now comes the tough part for Braley - the Argos
Canada.com
By Cam Cole, Postmedia News November 25, 2011 5:19 PM BC Lions Cory Banks, PACCO CEO David Padmore and BC Lions Owner David Braley in a file photo. VANCOUVER — David Braley's post-season debriefing of Wally Buono may be a little more comprehensive ...
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New Seed Import Pre-clearance to Reflect Speed of Commerce
MarketWatch (press release)
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Nov 25, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Producers willnow be able to get quality seed faster with improved seed import procedures. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will now have the ability to streamline pre- clearance ...
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Moroccans vote in modest numbers for elections
La Crosse Tribune
AP | Posted: Friday, November 25, 2011 3:33 pm | Loading… A Moroccan woman leaves a polling booth before casting her vote in a polling station in Rabat, Morocco, Friday, Nov. 25, 2011. Moroccans began voting for a new parliament Friday in Arab ...
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Egypt Protesters Demand Generals Quit
Bloomberg
By Ola Galal and Mahmoud Kassem - Fri Nov 25 21:46:28 GMT 2011 Tens of thousands of protesters occupied Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand that Egypt's generals cede power even after they appointed former Prime Minister Kamal el-Ganzouri to form a new ...
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Bloomberg
The X-Treme XG-505 Gas Scooter is Now Available in the UrbanScooters.com ...
Jags Report
South Pasadena, CA, November 25, 2011 –(PR.com)– The X-Treme XG-505 gas powered scooter is the latest listing in The Marketplace, UrbanScooters.com's comparison shopping engine. The Marketplace holds thousands of wheeled transportation and recreational ...
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Asian Stocks Drop as Dollar, Bond Risk Climb on Europe Debt Crisis Concern
Bloomberg
He speaks with John Dawson on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg) Nov. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Marc Ostwald, a fixed income strategist at Monument Securities Ltd., discusses theInternational Monetary Fund's role in rescuing debt-laden ...
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U.S. Workers' Sliding Share of Pay Poses Consumer Spending Risk: Economy
Bloomberg
By Alex Kowalski - Fri Nov 25 14:57:53 GMT 2011 Shoppers, in groups of 15, rush into a Target store in Roswell, Ga., which opened at midnight on Nov. 25, 2011 for the Christmas shopping season. Shoppers, in groups of 15, rush into a Target store in ...
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Bloomberg
Samsung Pokes Fun At Apple In Their Latest Ad
Mobile Magazine
By Alexander Udalov, November 25, 2011 @ 10:03am The declining relationship between Samsung and Apple is really starting to heat up a little. First, it seems likely that Apple is dropping Samsung in favor of Sharp for its next-gen displays.Now ...
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First Tall Ships are confirmed for New Orleans Navy / Opsail Commemoration
Duluth Weekly
NEW ORLEANS, LA (November 25, 2011) – The NOLA Navy Week Host Committee and Operation Sail, Inc. have confirmed the first tall ships coming toNew Orleans April 17 – 23, 2012. The historic USCG Barque Eagle will join the Guayas of Ecuador and the ...
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World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria talent calculator
Eurogamer.net
By Robert Purchese Published 25 November, 2011 With World of Warcraft expansion Mists of Pandaria, Blizzard will overhaul a character talent (extra ability) system that has existed for seven years. And we now know how, thanks to an all-new Mists of ...
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S&P 500 Has Worst Thanksgiving Week Since '32 Amid Europe Crisis
BusinessWeek
US stock exchanges were shut Nov. 24 for Thanksgiving and closed three hours early on Nov. 25. “The market's not trying to distinguish between stocks right now, it's focused almost exclusively on macro factors,” John Linehan, director of US equities ...
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Cyber Monday outlook: big deals, record sales
CNN
By Laurie Segall @CNNMoneyTech November 25, 2011: 3:19 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Did you skip the lines on Black Friday? There's still Cyber Monday -- and analysts are expecting an abundance of deals to bring in record online sales this year. ...
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PR Newswire Mourns the Passing of John M. Williams, Pioneer & Innovator in the...
MarketWatch (press release)
25, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/-- John M. Williams, former executive vice president of PR Newswire and a pioneer and innovator in the media and communications industry, died November 22, unexpectedly. He was 66. ...
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Farmers turn to advisers to cash in, keep land
Reuters
By Jessica Toonkel Nov 25 (Reuters) - In sleepy White Sulphur Springs, Montana, farms and ranches fetched just hundreds of thousands of dollars five years ago.Now they're selling for millions. It's a situation playing out across America's heartland, ...
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Million-Dollar Advantages Banked by House Republicans for 2012
San Francisco Chronicle
Nov. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Freshman US Representative Nan Hayworth has almost a million-dollar head start on paying for her 2012 re-election. Two years ago at this time, the New York Republican had raised less than $170000 as she sought a congressional ...
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Natuzzi S.p.A. Announces Its Nine Months and Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
MarketWatch (press release)
SANTERAMO IN COLLE, Bari, Italy, Nov 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Natuzzi SpA /quotes/zigman/306664/quotes/nls/ntz NTZ -5.23% , Italy's largest furniture manufacturer and world's leading manufacturer of leather-upholstered ...
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IFR-Vulture funds scour Greek opportunities
Reuters
By Christopher Whittall and Christopher Spink LONDON, Nov 25 (IFR) - Distressed debt funds are building up blocks of Greek government bonds with an eye to holding out against, and ultimately profiting from, a restructuring of Greece's debt....
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INTL FCStone to acquire MF Global's UK metals arm
Reuters
By Susan Thomas and Josephine Mason LONDON/NEW YORK, Nov 25 (Reuters) - US-based broker INTL FCSTone will buy the entire UK metals unit of defunct broker MF Global Holdings, including its people and London Metal Exchange (LME) ring-dealing seat, ...
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TEXT-Colombia central bank statement on interest rates
Reuters
BOGOTA Nov 25 (Reuters) - Colombia's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate on Friday for the first time in four months to help rein in consumer credit and spending which have pushed up inflation. "The Board of the central bank at its meeting ...
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iPhone 4, now Made In Brazil
Macgasm
By Joshua Schnell Fri, Nov 25, 2011 @ 12:15 PM It looks like the Apple, Foxconn, and Brazil move is well underway. According to leaked pictures from a Foxconn factory in Brazil, Apple and its partner have been gearing up to make iPhone 4 models in ...
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S&P's Lowers Belgium's Credit Rating
TIME
By AP Friday, Nov. 25, 2011 (BRUSSELS) — Standard & Poor's lowered its long-term sovereign credit rating for Belgium on Friday, citing the country's lack of a permanent government and a looming European recession that threatens the country's exports. ...
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EXCLUSIVE-Spain's incoming govt may seek outside aid -sources
Reuters
By Elisabeth O'Leary MADRID, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Spain's People's Party (PP), due to form a new government by mid-December, is considering applying forinternational aid as one option for shoring up its finances, sources close to the party say. ...
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Greeks drive hard bargain as creditor talks start
Reuters
By Douwe Miedema LONDON Nov 25 (Reuters) - Greece is demanding harsh conditions from its creditors as it starts talks with lenders about a proposed bond swap, a key part of Europe's plan to reduce its debt pile and save the euro, people briefed on the ...
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Rick Ross & Wale: The Billboard Cover Story, Part I
Billboard
by Jason Lipshutz, NY | November 25, 2011 10:00 EST As Drake awaits the release of his highly anticipated sophomore studio album "Take Care," the Toronto rapper is already thinking about his next project: a joint mixtape with Rick Ross. ...
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Now China to probe US renewable energy support
Reuters Africa
By Michael Martina BEIJING Nov 25 (Reuters) - China on Friday announced an investigation into US government policy and subsidy support for renewable energy, weeks after the United States decided to probe sales of Chinese-made solar panels. ...
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Neste Oil Expanding Its Presence in Northwest Russia
MarketWatch (press release)
ESPOO, FINLAND, Nov 25, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Neste Oil has further strengthened its share of the retail market in Northwest Russia following the acquisition of four new service stations in the St. Petersburg region in Novemberand the ...
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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, November 25, 2011 | What's hot ...
By CNN.com
The CNN Washington Bureau's morning speed read of the top stories making newsfrom around the country and the world. ... WASHINGTON/POLITICAL For the latestpolitical news:http://www. ... Published November 25, 2011 | By CNN.com ...
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Cyan Nokia Lumia 800 available now with Three - Pocket-lint
By Paul Lamkin
Good news lovers of Nokia and all things blue - the cyan Nokia Lumia 800 has landed in the UK with Three now stocking it in store and online. The UK network. ...Nokia, Nokia Lumia 800. 25 November 2011 11:12 GMT / By Paul Lamkin ...
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Egypt protests and the Arab Spring: live - Telegraph
Friday 25 November 2011 ... Egypt - Kamal al-Ganzuri appointed new prime minister ... 14.00 UPDATED Egypt's new prime minister Kamal al-Ganzuri is nowmaking .... http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/ egypt/ ...
www.telegraph.co.uk/.../Egypt-protests-and-the-Arab-Spring-l...
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Apocalypse now: New discovery reinforces ancient Mayan ...
25 November 2011: 2:37pm | ... RSS News for you | What's this? ... Apocalypsenow: New discovery reinforces ancient Mayan prediction that world could end in...
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New Jersey Motorsports Park 2012 Season Tickets Now On Sale ...
New Jersey Motorsports Park 2012 season tickets and new parking option on sale now. Separate NJMP Black Friday offer also available this Friday, Nov. 25 ...
www.roadracingworld.com/news/article/?article=46734
ROUTE 66 Maps + Navigation Now Available on Android Market ...
Written by Miguel Corsi Friday, 25 November 2011 10:33. English - Latest news. ROUTE 66 Maps + Navigation Now Available in Android Market. With Unique ...
www.tendenciadigital.com.ar/.../route-66-maps-navigation-no...
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