Eli on Odell: He needs to kill officials with kindness

It's been the norm lately. "There's always opportunities for everybody to get the ball out there and I didn't get those today". "Again, the unforced errors and the setbacks when you're playing inconsistent football on the offensive side, they're hard to overcome". Read More

Britain should not pay 'large sums' for European Union trade deal after Brexit

He also refused to rule out payments to the European Union in order to maintain access to the bloc's single market. Negotiations on the terms of exit from the European Union will not officially begin until the United Kingdom begins the Article 50 process - which Theresa May has said will happen by the end of March. Read More

Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

The letter was addressed to Obama and thanked him for making the swap that brought him back to the U.S. He is now petitioning the Justice Department for clemency before President-elect Trump takes office due to the Republican's opposition to him, according to the New York Times . Read More

Obama, trying to protect legacy, unlikely to act on Mideast peace

After the presidential election, a $50 million renovation of the embassy in Tel Aviv and ongoing work on an annex for the consulate in Jerusalem were put on hold, no doubt in anticipation of potential policy changes by Trump. The city is now split between East and West, with the Western portion largely being inhabited by Jews and the Eastern portion by Palestinians. In separate visits to Halamish, a West Bank settlement north of Jerusalem that was evacuated because of a fire that damaged ... Read More

Tallow tensions: Vegans want 'fat-free' UK 5-pound bank note

But the central bank has this week come under fire for using tallow , a product derived from animal fats, in the polymer pellets used to make the £5 notes. Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney tests a new polymer five pound note , by dipping it in a tray of food, as he buys lunch at Whitecross Street Market, to promote the launch of the new banknote , in London, on September 13, 2016. Read More

Albertsons in talks to buy NY-based Price Chopper for $1 billion

Albertsons in talks to buy NY-based Price Chopper for $1 billion

According to Fortune, Alberstsons is the second largest supermarket chain, just behind Kroger . It is owned by private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP. That store had 57 employees. But it does have Berkshire County locations including stores in Lee, Lenox, Pittsfield and Great Barrington; Worcester County locations including five in Worcester and one each in Gardner, Shrewsbury, Spencer, Sutton and Webster; Connecticut locations, with the closest one in Windsor; and stores in ... Read More

Bieber Thinks Instagram Is Hell, Has Never Attended His Own Concert

Bieber Thinks Instagram Is Hell, Has Never Attended His Own Concert

Just when you get sucked into Bieber's Revelations-tinged metaphor, he abruptly checks himself and prepares for his next song. While performing in the United Kingdom for the London Purpose Tour, Biebs finally addressed the elephant in the room. Read More

Uber drivers join 'Fight for $15' protests

Uber drivers join 'Fight for $15' protests

However, in the wake of this political season and the protesting involved, it seems more and more people are making public demonstrations to get their voices heard. Uber has a history of conflicts with its drivers. While Oakland's minimum wage is set to rise to $12.86 at the beginning of 2017, organizers say for a full-time minimum wage worker, the annual pay amounts to less than $27,000, which falls short of what families need to survive in the Bay Area. Read More

Deep South under severe weather threat through Wednesday

This second round of rain will have the potential to cause some flooding issues, due to how slowly some of the storms may move. Destructive storms began their roll through parts of northern Alabama Tuesday night, including one that hit Colbert County in the extreme northwest of the state, Weather.com reported. Read More

Moscovici says European Union and Greece 'very close' to opening vital debt talks

Moscovici says European Union and Greece 'very close' to opening vital debt talks

Tsakalotos said there has been progress on short-term debt relief measures, expected to be the focus of talks among euro zone finance ministers - known as the Eurogroup - on December 5. Moscovici said he was optimistic that differences on the Greek bailout program between eurozone lenders and the International Monetary Fund would also be resolved. Read More

Order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

Order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

County and state officials have been seeking federal law enforcement help for months and were initially buoyed by the Corps' order for protesters to move off the land. Their preparations are going on, despite an eviction notice issued by the Army Corps of Engineers, on Black Friday. Demonstrators would be moved to a "free speech zone" just south of the current site. Read More

Get Ready For Fight For $15's Next Wave Of Protests

Get Ready For Fight For $15's Next Wave Of Protests

It was the first of four major actions scheduled for the day in Kansas City as part of the national Fight for $15 movement. The protestors said this rally was in solidarity with workers in New Jersey and across the country who are still fighting. Read More

Another failure in search for treatment to slow Alzheimer's

Eli Lilly and Co's experimental drug failed to slow loss of cognitive ability in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease in a large trial, the company said on Wednesday, a major setback for the USA drugmaker and millions of people with the memory-robbing disease. Read More

Shoppers out in force on Black Friday

Shoppers out in force on Black Friday

Both Kohl's and Bergner's had plenty of "door-buster" items to choose from, and it seemed that everyone who wanted a particular item was able to get it. "I got some good deals on clothes", she said of her shopping adventure at Target and other stores nearby. Black Friday traditionally marks the day when many retailers begin turning a profit for the year, and their financial numbers shift from red ink to black. Read More

OPEC Output Agreement Outlook Improves On Rumors Of New Iran Proposal

European ICE Brent () crude futures fell 16 cents, or 0.34 percent, to $46.47 per barrel. - UBS sees Brent oil trading at $55 a barrel in six months as supply and demand rebalance, and at $60 in 12 months, according to an e-mailed report. Read More

UK Economy to Grow More Slowly Than Forecast, Says Treasury Chief

UK Economy to Grow More Slowly Than Forecast, Says Treasury Chief

Negotiations are on course with Stirling for a city deal. More than £200 million will be invested into eliminating traffic pinch points on motorways and A-roads as the Government seeks to boost the UK's productivity by backing infrastructure projects across the nation. Read More

Sunoco Logistics buying Energy Transfer Partners in $21 billion deal

Sunoco Logistics buying Energy Transfer Partners in $21 billion deal

The actual reported number was $-0.12 away from the consensus mean at the time of the release, or a surprise factor of -46.15%. Sunoco Logistics Partners (SXL) said on Monday that it will acquire Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) in a unit-for-unit transaction worth over $20 billion. Read More

Eurozone November PMIs Point to Fourth-Quarter GDP Acceleration

Eurozone November PMIs Point to Fourth-Quarter GDP Acceleration

The ECB next meets on December 8 and economists polled by Reuters last week expect it to announce an extension to its 80 billion euros a month bond purchase programme that is now scheduled to end in March 2017. The flash services purchasing managers' index rose to 54.1 this month, from October's final reading of 52.8, beating expectations for a reading of 53.0. Read More

Fantastic Beasts draws in Potter fans for a whole new era

Rowling series. Worldwide, this brings Strange's total to $571 million. The movie cost $180 million to produce, and kicks off a five-film series based on the wizarding world for its studio, Time Warner Inc.'s TWX, +0.73% Warner Bros. Just a fifth of the opening weekend audience was under 18, while more than half were aged over 35, according to industry monitor Box Office Mojo . Read More

Wal-Mart Kicks Off Cyber Monday on Friday

Wal-Mart Kicks Off Cyber Monday on Friday

The company's CEO, Jerry Stritzke, said he initially closed stores on Black Friday past year because he wanted to "put a stake in the ground" and make a statement against the growing trend of retailers kicking off their holiday sales on Thanksgiving Day. Read More