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Innovia working on "potential solutions" to five-pound notes

The Washington Post notes that the Bank of England's fancy new £5 note, which was unveiled in September, is pissing off vegetarians and vegans. A spokeswoman for the Bank of England said: "The new polymer £10 featuring Jane Austen will enter circulation in summer 2017 followed by the J.M.W.



Autumn Statement 2016: Key points from Philip Hammond's budget speech

Hammond also announced he is abolishing the Autumn Statement - insisting no other major economy makes hundreds of tax-and-spend changes every year. He noted, however, that the United Kingdom economy was predicted to have grown by 2.1 percent this year, up from the government's previous estimate of 2 percent.


Universities exploring 'sanctuary' status for immigrants

Universities exploring 'sanctuary' status for immigrants

These are now known as sanctuary cities. Trump's transition team did not respond to repeated requests for comment, but his platform defines sanctuary cities as those that refuse to cooperate with ICE. "The taxpayers of California should not have to underwrite the sanctuaries", Vaughan said. The practice has broken up families and threatens to separate children from their parents.



Iran President Demands Obama Not Sign Extension Of US Sanctions

Iran was exempted from the cuts as it seeks to regain the market share it lost during years of worldwide sanctions. Last month, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned that the extension would be viewed in Tehran as a breach of the nuclear accord and threatened retaliation.



Revelers cheer amid police at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Onlookers at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade said the intensive security measures aren't keeping them from enjoying the holiday event. Sixteen character balloons, 27 novelty/ornament balloons, 26 floats, 1,100 cheerleaders and dancers, more than 1,000 clowns and 16 marching bands and performance groups made their way down the 2.5-mile parade route.



Sarah Palin lambasts Carrier deal

First the deal has to be approved by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, but that approval is expected. Will we see more of these deals at the expense of the taxpayer or will Trump listen to these dissenting voices from the right? President-elect Donald Trump is again walking back his biggest campaign promise: to build a wall along the southern border of the United States.