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Doug Jones, Disney and 3 Other Headlines to Take in With Your Morning Coffee

Are you ready to kick off today's trading. Here are the headlines you need at the back of your mind.

Did you sleep through some of last night and today's biggest headlines. Here's what you need to get caught up during your morning commute: 

1. Democrat Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore in the Alabama special Senate election.

2. Investors seem certain the Fed will raise interest rates today.

3. Disney (DIS) - Get Walt Disney Company Report is reportedly closing in on a deal to buy key Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) - Get Fox Corporation Class A Report media assets for around $40 billion.

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4. Google (GOOGL) - Get Alphabet Inc. Class A Report plans to open an AI research center in China. 

5. Futures were mixed as investors reconfigure their expectations for the Senate composition.

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