• FBI head: Extremism apparent influence in Minnesota attack
FBI head: Extremism apparent influence in Minnesota attack

FBI Director James Comey came down hard on House Republicans , staunchly defending the FBI decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton in the private server investigation. "We are honest people and ... whether or not you agree with the result, this was done the way you want it to be done". Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia contended tha...

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  • Trump's 1995 tax records suggest no federal taxes for years
Trump's 1995 tax records suggest no federal taxes for years

Trump's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton said Saturday she raised a record $154 million in September for her White House bid, up from $143 million raised in August. The IRS has said, however, that being under audit does not preclude a person from releasing their returns to the public. In its story, the Times said the three pages of documents ...

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  • US, European shares slide, led by plunge in Deutsche Bank
US, European shares slide, led by plunge in Deutsche Bank

JPMorgan analysts wrote in a note to clients that a US settlement of $3 billion to $3.5 billion would leave the German lender room to settle other legal issues. European banking shares have plummeted after the US Department of Justice (DoJ) slapped Deutsche Bank with a hefty settlement proposal . Deutsche Bank's US -listed shares were down 9.4 ...

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  • Dez Bryant is questionable against Cowboys
Dez Bryant is questionable against Cowboys

Prescott threw for 767 yards and one touchdown with no interceptions and completed 66.7 percent of his passes in his first three games. Plus, the defense has been broken for big plays, as Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle noted this week .

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  • Clinton debate seen by record 80.9 million TV viewers
Clinton debate seen by record 80.9 million TV viewers

Clinton said she was happy to have the opportunity to lay out her vision for the United States. She said she has an "old-fashioned idea that if I'm asking for your vote, to actually tell you what I want to do". Overall, Twitter said the debate, the first in a series ahead of the November 8 election, was the most tweeted-about political event ...

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  • Twitter (TWTR) Surges On Report Disney Is Preparing A Takeover Bid
Twitter (TWTR) Surges On Report Disney Is Preparing A Takeover Bid

If things go according to plan, Iger will be adding Twitter to his list of acquisitions, and Twitter will be the happiest social media platform on Earth. This makes sense, as Disney's largest business-cable TV-has been facing shrinking viewers thanks to online video services. Despite building a solid advertising business, investors have bee...

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  • Say hello to Snap Inc
Say hello to Snap Inc

The glasses will be available in three colors. Snapchat is seemingly set for a name change, along with the introduction of its first piece of hardware. The glasses feature a fish-eye lens that captures videos at an 115-degree angle, which is closer to the eyes' natural field of view. Unlike Google Glass , which was essentially a rather expensi...

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  • Wales to get guaranteed representation on the new BBC board
Wales to get guaranteed representation on the new BBC board

The move by Culture Secretary Karen Bradley is significantly tougher than that of predecessor John Whittingdale, who put forwards proposals for a £450,000 trigger. Meanwhile, BBC radio looks set to finannly ditch analogue FM radio signals in favour of an all digital service. The UK Government said the new charter offers "a significantly improved ...

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  • Oil At 6-week Low As Oversupply Outweighs Output Freeze Talks
Oil At 6-week Low As Oversupply Outweighs Output Freeze Talks

Barkindo has said the group is not seeking a definite price range for oil but stability for the market. Brent crude futures were 90 cents up at $46.78 per barrel, while U.S. "Oil ministers may decide to hold an extraordinary meeting immediately", he said. CARACAS, Sept 20 A deal between OPEC and non-OPEC producer countries would push up oil pri...

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  • Tesla sues MI, challenges law requiring dealer sales
Tesla sues MI, challenges law requiring dealer sales

The law makes it clear that auto companies can sell their products only through licensed dealers. It was denied because the company's business model of selling its vehicles directly to consumers is illegal under MI law, according to a final decision and order released Thursday by state officials.

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  • Guardiola hails Bournemouth as Manchester City's best opponents
Guardiola hails Bournemouth as Manchester City's best opponents

You have to deserve the right to be captain but I'd love to be one day and I'll keep working hard to try to be". "Kevin is an outstanding player, he is a player at another level", Guardiola said. Pep Guardiola is already making history at Manchester City. The incident was sparked by Smith running into Nolito off the ball. But despite dominating...

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  • Fine for Wells Fargo isn't end of story
Fine for Wells Fargo isn't end of story

Cross-selling has been a centerpiece of Wells Fargo's strategy . Prosecutors from NY and San Francisco have begun a probe into the troubled bank six days after it paid $185 million to settle a regulatory probe that found it had opened 2 million bogus customer accounts to meet sales quotas.

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  • Ford Shifting Small Car Production From US To Mexico
Ford Shifting Small Car Production From US To Mexico

Trump added that he could not believe Ford's "brazenness". The last small cars it produces in the US are made at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, but will end production there in 2018. "We will be here forever", said spokeswoman Christine Baker. The paper also noted that Mexico has become a "Mecca" for vehicle makers and the country's auto p...

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  • Wells Fargo CEO Blames Multimillion-Dollar Fraud On The Lowest-Level Employees
Wells Fargo CEO Blames Multimillion-Dollar Fraud On The Lowest-Level Employees

During a five-year period, the bank fired roughly 5,300 employees and managers for opening the accounts without customers' knowledge or approval as part of a bid to meet sales targets, Wells Fargo confirmed. The elimination of the sales goals "represents another step to reinforce our service culture, helps ensure that nothing gets in the way of o...

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  • Why Horizon Pharma Is Not Overpaying for Raptor Pharma
Why Horizon Pharma Is Not Overpaying for Raptor Pharma

Brean Capital's price target points to a potential upside of 69.40% from the stock's current price. While Raptor's shares jumped 20.5% on the news, Horizon's shares gained 9.4%. Procysbi , approved for a rare metabolic disorder, and Quinsair , a drug for chronic pulmonary infections due to a bacterial infection in patients with cystic fibrosis...

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  • This Guy's GameDay Sign Got Him Over 2000 Beer Money Donations
This Guy's GameDay Sign Got Him Over 2000 Beer Money Donations

Once the ESPN cameras picked up the sign and showed it on air, a lot of people made a decision to send the kid some money. Fans frequently hold up amusing signs behind the anchor desk. Rest assured Crowder either has his beer budget taken care of for the rest of the year, or can start paying off his (or a friend's) student loans (though being a col...

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  • Wells Fargo Pays $185MM in Fines for Opening Unauthorized Accounts
Wells Fargo Pays $185MM in Fines for Opening Unauthorized Accounts

Cordray's agency said that Wells Fargo had been ordered to refund all fees and surcharges associated with the unauthorized accounts, and estimated the total amount due to customers at a minimum of $2.5 million. The bank was slapped with $185 million in fines and civil penalties by city, county and federal authorities. Team 10 asked Cherin if ...

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  • July manufacturing output fell after Brexit vote
July manufacturing output fell after Brexit vote

That marked the smallest number of transactions since comparable records started in the first quarter of 2010. The official figures are the first to cover economic output exclusively for the period after the June 23 Brexit vote. While optimism is growing that growth this quarter will beat the 0.1 percent predicted by the Bank of England last mont...

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  • North Korea missile launches 'extremely concerning'
North Korea missile launches 'extremely concerning'

Such launches represent a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions that ban the North from any activity using ballistic missile technology over concern that it can be used to develop long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons.

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  • Lynchburg Ferry back open after fuel leak in Houston Ship Channel
Lynchburg Ferry back open after fuel leak in Houston Ship Channel

This morning crews are still cleaning an oil spill that occurred at approximately 10:09am on Monday near the Houston Ship Channel . The channel remained closed Tuesday morning as Coast Guard and local officials worked to determine the extent of fuel leaked from the tanker.

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  • Deandre Ayton, top 2017 recruit, commits to Arizona
Deandre Ayton, top 2017 recruit, commits to Arizona

Sean Miller has landed the No. 1 recruit in the country. Highly targeted by Arizona since he was a freshman in high school in San Diego, Ayton was so well-known on the recruiting circuit that he didn't play during the final weekend of the July showcase season.

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  • 'Our cause is just,' says tribal leader in pipeline protest
'Our cause is just,' says tribal leader in pipeline protest

There, some First Nations and environmentalists have objected to further developing Canada's tar sands oil region, the third-largest oil deposit in the world, as well as pipeline development in the country with some success. One of the attached protesters was immediately arrested . Six of the eight people arrested in North Dakota were from out...

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  • Serena advances and overtakes Navratilova's record
Serena advances and overtakes Navratilova's record

Serena Williams' dominating third-round victory at the U.S. Open was notable for a new career milestone: 307 Grand Slam wins. Sixth seed Venus Williams , whose seven Grand Slam titles include US Open crowns in 2000 and 2001, coasted into the round of 16 with a 6-1, 6-2 win over German Laura Siegemund, setting up a meeting with 10th-seeded ...

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  • US, Other Powers Secretly Allowed Iran to Evade Restrictions From Nuclear Deal
US, Other Powers Secretly Allowed Iran to Evade Restrictions From Nuclear Deal

The United States and its negotiating partners struck a secret to allow Iran to evade nuclear safeguards, a report claims. The report, reviewed by Reuters and published Thursday by the Institute for Science and International Security, was co-authored by former United Nations weapons inspector David Albright.

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  • Gold holds above 2-month low as investors await United States jobs data
Gold holds above 2-month low as investors await United States jobs data

Gold futures held near two-month lows Thursday after the metal notched its first monthly loss since May in August, dipping as data and commentary leading up to Friday's jobs report offered fodder for the camp that's expecting higher interest rates this year.

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  • Donald Trump And Illegal Immigration: Hispanic Republicans Want Amnesty
Donald Trump And Illegal Immigration: Hispanic Republicans Want Amnesty

After Trump's Hispanic Advisory Council met with the candidate , reports suggested that Trump was open to a path for legalization for some undocumented immigrants. "Maybe this is part of a media play where he wants to create a media empire that will focus on the millions of nativists that believe that the country needs to control immigration",...

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  • Apple Owes Ireland $14.5 Billion In Taxes, European Commission Says
Apple Owes Ireland $14.5 Billion In Taxes, European Commission Says

Ireland has been seeking to attract multinationals by offering extremely favourable tax conditions, known as sweetheart deals, but EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Apple's broke EU laws on state aid. "I disagree profoundly with the Commission", Irish finance minister Michael Noonan said in a statement. The country's finance ...

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  • Canada's Potash Corp., Agrium in Talks About Potential Merger
Canada's Potash Corp., Agrium in Talks About Potential Merger

A merger between the two would give Potash Corp. direct access to USA farmers through Agrium's retail stores, helping the company increase its potash sales given that it already holds the world's largest capacity. "Of the alternatives out there, (a Potash-Agrium deal) is the one I like the best", Bushell said. The industry has looked for consol...

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  • Somalia. Car bomb explodes near presidential palace in Somali capital Mogadishu
Somalia. Car bomb explodes near presidential palace in Somali capital Mogadishu

The hotel is close to the main checkpoint which protects the entrance to the presidential compound. A general view shows Somali government forces securing at the scene of a vehicle bomb claimed by al Shabab militants outside the president's palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu , August 30, 2016.

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  • E-commerce giant urges businesses to write PM over Canada Post dispute
E-commerce giant urges businesses to write PM over Canada Post dispute

Last month, it was the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, with a 72 hour lock-out notice axe swinging above their heads. We're now getting a better idea of what that job action will look like. Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk welcomed the development, calling it an "encouraging sign of ongoing progress".

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  • Trump doesn't mention softer stance on immigration at Texas rally
Trump doesn't mention softer stance on immigration at Texas rally

Before the show had even aired, Trump's campaign was pushing back with its first clarification. The cancellations come as the Trump campaign pushes back on reports he was "flip-flopping" on his plan to deport the more than 11 million immigrants in the USA illegally.

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  • Hurricane Gaston Expected to Weaken to Tropical Storm
Hurricane Gaston Expected to Weaken to Tropical Storm

The wave should track near south Florida by late weekend, possibly through the Florida Straits and then into the Gulf of Mexico by Monday. "Gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall are likely over portions of the Bahamas, and will likely spread into parts of South Florida and the Florida Keys over the weekend", it said.

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  • Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cue
Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cue

Futures markets are now pricing-in a 56.9% implied percentage likelihood that U.S. interest rates will be edged higher by the Federal Reserve before the end of the year. It dropped 2.8 percent in the last session as data showed USA inventories unexpectedly rose last week. "You're seeing the Treasury market and stocks have an adjustment".

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  • Young man killed in new anti-India protests in Kashmir
Young man killed in new anti-India protests in Kashmir

Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and other senior officials from the ministry are expected to accompany Rajnath Singh to the valley. At least 68 civilians have been killed and over 6,000 wounded, according to government figures, in firing by the Indian forces since pro-independence protests started on July 8.

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  • Loonie drops half a cent as TSX makes modest gains
Loonie drops half a cent as TSX makes modest gains

The October crude contract was down US$1.37 at US$46.73 per barrel in late morning trading. The Canadian dollar was at 77.29 cents USA, down 0.5 of a cent from Wednesday's close. Fluctuation in gold stocks comes ahead of a speech on Friday by Federal Reserve Chair Yellen that might offer clues on the outlook for USA interest rates.

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