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Heavy rain continues to disrupt life in Chennai; waterlogging at several places

Rains , which normally occur during these months, were particularly heavy this year. "The party announced that a team of three of us will have to go and review the situation , talk to the affected people, come back and submit a report ", she added.

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Walmart says employee was sacked for redeeming cans again

Mullins said Walmart was not disputing $3.10 worth of empty beer cans discarded in the parking lot next to a trash can that Smith, after he saw the man who dumped them drive off, took inside the store and redeemed for the nickel deposits. "I didn't even get a chance to explain myself". While trying to clean up his life and clean up the parking lot, Smith told me he spotted a cart full of empty bottles and cans.

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Bobby Jindal drops out of United States presidential race

He will be out of office in January. Jindal does not know what his next job will be but he  said  he will continue to work with America Next, the think tank he created. Shane Vander Hart, author of a conservative Iowa blog who recently endorsed Jindal, also expressed disappointment, saying Jindal was getting good reaction in Iowa, though he struggled to gain traction in the polls.

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USA clears $14.3bn merger between Schlumberger and Cameron

Under the proposed deal, Cameron investors will receive $14.44 in cash and 0.716 of Schlumberger stock for each Cameron share they own. The two companies have also been working together on the joint venture OneSubsea for more than two years.

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Temperature keeps rising across Sydney

The barometer on Observatory Hill hit 40.9 degrees on Friday shortly after 2pm on Friday, putting it is just shy of the official current highest record for a November day of 41.8 degrees (which people suffered through on November 25, 1982), the Bureau of Meteorology told the Huffington Post Australia.

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UnitedHealthcare may exit ObamaCare exchanges

A Goldman Sachs Group Inc. analysis of state filings for 30 not-for-profit Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurers found that their overall company wide results were "barely break-even" for the first half of 2015. The company said the earnings revision was due to "projected losses on individual exchange-compliant products related to the 2015 and 2016 policy years".