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Zacky Farms’ impending closure plans remain a mystery

“The Zacky Farms processing plant in Fresno is facing impending closure” reports thebusinessjournal.com. Over the past three weeks, several Zacky employees reported their paychecks had bounced, though McDowell said the company issued him new checks that he cashed. The publication lists Zacky as the 18th largest turkey company in the U.S., having 82.96 million pounds of live turkeys in 2017. Source: thebusinessjournal.com

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Senior SNP MP attacks Nicola Sturgeon’s backing for second EU referendum

“The chair of the Commons Scottish affairs select committee said Unionists would insist on a “confirmatory vote” on the final independence deal if Scots backed separation in another referendum” writes Owen Paterson for telegraph.co.uk. He argued that they would work “non-stop” after an initial Yes vote to ensure the worst possible deal would be offered to Scots “in the hope that their Union could be rescued” by another… Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Secret service to testify on ‘political paedophiles’ at child abuse inquiry

“Britain’s spy agencies will reveal its knowledge of alleged Westminster-related child abuse at a public inquiry amid concerns it aided in an establishment cover-up” writes Owen Paterson for telegraph.co.uk. However, it emerged yesterday that some of the evidence the agencies will give may be heard in private due to national security reasons. Mr O’Connor said: “We have been asked expressly on behalf of several of the core participants [of the inquiry] whether all of the evidence from the security and intelligence agencies will be given in public hearings, or… Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Patisserie Valerie showdown: Six burning questions for management

“Shares in the Aim-quoted company remain suspended” writes Ben Marlow for telegraph.co.uk. The company has arranged £35.9m of rescue funding, part of which requires investor approval – the only item on the agenda of the shareholder meeting.While it is widely expected Patisserie Valerie’s funding will be voted through, it is the grilling executive chairman Luke Johnson and chief executive Paul May will receive from investors that will be most illuminating. Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Real Madrid target Roberto Martinez after Antonio Conte rules himself out of Bernabeu running

“Real Madrid want to hold talks with Roberto Martinez at the earliest opportunity, with the Belgium coach the frontrunner to take over at the Bernabeu now former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is out of the running” writes Northern Football Correspondent for telegraph.co.uk. Martinez signed a two-year extension with Belgium in May, shortly before leading the country to the World Cup semi-finals, but the Spaniard knows the opportunity to take charge at the European champions following Lopetegui’s sacking on Monday would be too good to turn down. Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Donald Trump suggests 15,000 troops could be sent to US-Mexico border to counter migrant caravans

“Donald Trump has suggested up to 15,000 troops could ultimately be sent to the US-Mexico border to counter approaching caravans of migrants, a major increase on initial deployments” writes Colin Freeman for telegraph.co.uk. The troops are legally barred from enforcing US immigration law and are instead providing support to border officials.It is the latest increase, with 800 soldiers initially sent to the border by the Pentagon – a figure that then rose to 5,200 earlier this week. Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Jeremy Corbyn says he will ‘claw back’ income tax cuts from better off amid mounting rebellion

“Jeremy Corbyn will “claw back” income tax cuts from the better off, including head-teachers, in a bid to head off a mounting rebellion” writes Owen Paterson for telegraph.co.uk. The Labour leader is facing a revolt from his shadow cabinet and around a dozen back-benchers after announcing that his party will support Conservative income tax cuts.Mr Hammond pledged to bring forward income tax cuts by a year to next April, a month after Brexit, in a move that will save higher rate taxpayers an average of £495 a year and basic…

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AUD Daily Review October 31, 2018

AUD Daily Review for October 31, 2018 Key events risks coming up: All eye son Aussie CPI and China PMIs – Westpac Sean Callow, an analyst at Westpac Banking Corporation explained the key events for the day ahead. Key Quotes: “As Q1 2016 illustrated dramatically,   When is the Aussie CPI, and how could it affect the AUD/USD? Australian CPI overview Very early on Wednesday at 00:30 GMT will see 2018’s 3rd quarter inflation data dump for the Australian economy, and the head   AUD/NZD: bulls holding the corrective support…

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Who killed Whitey Bulger? Informed speculation from a former maximum security prisoner

“Instead he was beaten to death, almost certainly by a much younger man or men” writes Daniel Genis for nydailynews.com. He was not stabbed to death; that is the most common way prisoners die when it is at the hands of other prisoners.Beating a man to death with one’s hands or a few bars of soap in a sock is not quick or clean, even if he is old and sick. Source: nydailynews.com

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