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Asian markets end lower as tension over North Korea escalates

The yen stood tall on Tuesday after tensions on the Korean peninsula flared-up anew amid an escalating war of words between North Korea and the United States, while the euro struggled near a four-week low versus the dollar. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index rose 0.2 percent. Market bellwether Samsung Electronics Co. gained 0.45 percent, and No. 2 chipmaker SK hynix Inc.

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Gaurav Gera Dons A Saree For Bigg Boss 11!

According reports in Bollywood Hungama and Times Now , the actor will take home a massive paycheck of Rs 11 crore per episode for the new, eleventh season of reality TV show Bigg Boss . Salman Khan has been hosting the show for consecutive seven years since season 4 and this is for the eighth time that Salman Khan will host Bigg Boss season 11 with a unique theme .

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Biggest diamond for a century sells for $53 million

It named it Lesedi La Rona , which means "Our Light" in Botswana's Tswana language. But it falls short of the $63 million Lucara received a year ago for The Constellation, a smaller 813-carat uncut diamond. In May 2016, Lucara sold the smaller 813-carat The Constellation diamond for a record $63m, or about $77,500 a carat, to Dubai-based rough-diamond trading company Nemesis International.

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SPDR S&P Emerging Markets ETF (GMM) Tick -0.59% For The Week

Value investors may be searching for stocks with lower price to earnings ratios that possess higher dividend yields. Many traders and investors will spend countless hours trying to figure it all out. Steelcase Inc (SCS) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 112.47. Developed by Donald Lambert, the CCI is a versatile tool that may be used to help spot an emerging trend or provide warning of extreme conditions.

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Steelers Army Vet Ripped by Coach for Standing for Anthem

We're coaches and professional athletes..." On Monday Fox reported that his jersey sales had "sky-rocketed" over at Fanatics.com ; Fox News star Tomi Lahren tweeted support for Villanueva as well. Then the first verse was roaring through the loudspeakers and it was too late. Cam Heyward said, "we support our guy Al". There was no division there.

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U.S. markets close lower

The other main catalyst for Wall Street's gloomy day was the sharp sell-off in technology stocks - basically all the big name companies that instantly come to mind. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sunk 53.50 (-0.24 percent) to close at 22,296.09. The Russell 2000 index rose 4 points, or 0.3%, to 1,454. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to give a speech on inflation and monetary policy on Tuesday, one of several central bankers on the schedule for the week.

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Arsenal 2 - West Bromwich Albion 0

We'll be showing FREE highlights right here on BTSport.com and the BT Sport app shortly after the final whistle has blown, while the enhanced video player will also continue to be available for subscribers who want to watch the game in full.

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Trading Chatter on iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (THD) Shares

As markets tend to move in cycles, it may be necessary to align the portfolio to the category that is best positioned to make consistent gains in the future. The Williams %R shows how the current closing price compares to previous highs/lows over a specified period. iShares MSCI All Peru Capped ETF (EPU)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is sitting at -47.95.

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Encana Corporation (ECA) Upgraded at Sanford C. Bernstein

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 66.75% of the company's stock. Parkwood LLC owns 376,727 shares valued at $3,315,000. "Trims Stake in Encana Corporation ( ECA )" was reported by Dispatch Tribunal and is the property of of Dispatch Tribunal.

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Everything Big You Need To Know About Microsoft's Ignite 2017 Conference

Microsoft 365 is coming to firstline workers worldwide, along with less expensive Windows 10 S devices, Nadella said. "As we talk about technology , one of the things we need as technologists and decision makers is keeping in mind the timeless values that drive what we do", he said, adding that the most critical thing "for us is to bring all of us, across our functional roles, across all our expertise and skills", to support this process of continuous change and renewal.

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U.S. defence secretary Jim Mattis arrives in Delhi

India has long vied with Pakistan for influence in Afghanistan . Pakistan, along with its all-weather ally China is deeply concerned over U.S. arms deal with India, besides growing Indian clout and role in Afghanistan peace process.

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Walmart opens 'in-fridge delivery' trial in Silicon Valley

Walmart says service is aimed at busy families that don't have time to stop at a store or unpack their groceries. Wal-Mart's new service will stock a customer's refrigerator while he or she is away from home. As I watch the Deliv associate exit my front door, I even receive confirmation that my door has automatically been locked. "This may not be for everyone - and certainly not right away - but we want to offer customers the opportunity to participate in tests today and help us shape ...

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German Election 2017: Angela Merkel wins 4th term, says exit polls

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pledging to form a stable government for Germany and is making clear that she doesn't plan to try running a minority government. Ms. Merkel's next coalition could be her toughest yet with her only remaining potential partners, the business-friendly FDP and the pro-regulation Greens , at odds on issues from migrants to tax, the environment and Europe .

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Traders Secrets on Apple Inc. (AAPL), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

The stock has advanced 9.50% to a low over the previous 12 months and showed declining move -72.41% to a high over the same period. 11/13/2015 - Rite Aid Corporation was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at JP Morgan. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was upgraded by Vetr. Currently, Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) has an average volume of 35.93 Million.

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Unilever Agrees to Acquire Carver Korea for EUR2.27 Billion

Monday's deal comes even though political tensions between China and South Korea have dented earnings of many South Korean cosmetics businesses. In 2015, Carver posted total sales of about $130 million. The Anglo-Dutch company has bought the entire business from Bain Capital Private Equity, Goldman Sachs and the firm's founder, strengthening its foothold in the Asian beauty market.

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Trump's Newest Travel Ban — The Atlantic

Trump's controversial travel ban included all Muslim-majority countries, whose citizens were restricted from entering the USA for a certain period of time. The new ban includes all but one of the countries on the previous list. The Supreme Court has taken two cases involving President Trump's controversial travel ban off its calendar, after the White House issued a revised and expanded ban.

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Uber Ready to Compromise to Keep London License

London's decision to strip Uber of its operating license, a move that will affect more than 3.5 million users and 40,000 drivers, is the latest in a series of regulatory hurdles the ridehailing giant has faced around the world. While there are several apparent instances of Uber employees, including executives , acting irresponsibly, Tom Elvidge, general manager of Uber in London , refuted some of those specific allegations.

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Bank of England warns over consumer debt

Recent figures show that the annual rate of growth for unsecured consumer borrowing through credit cards, overdrafts and personal loans still stood at 9.8pc in July. The loss rate in the 2017 stress test scenario is significantly higher than the loss rate of 13% of consumer loans in the 2016 stress test for major United Kingdom banks.

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Deloitte impacted by cyberattack

The data accessed is said to be so sensitive in nature that only Deloitte's most senior partners and lawyers were informed of the attack. The Guardian newspaper reported that the attack took place in October or November a year ago, but went undetected by the firm until March.

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Will gas prices get back to pre-Harvey levels?

At the peak, almost 28% of all US refining capacity was offline, creating a deficit of over 2 million barrels per day of refiner production. "While the answer is complex, in short, it will take weeks or months to see gasoline inventories recover fully, but prices will continue to slowly drift lower as inventories slowly improve", DeHaan said.

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Piyush Goyal Reiterates Electricity-For-All Promise Ahead Of Initiative Launch

While Below Poverty Line (BPL) families will be given free electricity connections, Above Poverty Line (APL) families can get the connections for Rs 500. The Saubhagya electricity scheme is expected to electrify all willing households, as substitution to kerosene while bringing about an improvement in education, health services, communication and public safety, said The Indian Express .

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Target to raise minimum wage to $11, promises $15 by 2020

Target will later up the rate to $15 by the end of 2020. Target operates 1,800-some stores across America and employs about 323,000 people, and its announcement says "thousands" of them will soon benefit from the move to $11.00 an hour, as will about 100,000 seasonal workers brought on for temporary gigs around the holidays.

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Vogue Women of the Year Awards 2017 - Winners and Style Icons

Meanwhile, Gauri Khan posed with her close friend Karan Johar and Shweta Bachchan Nanda on the red carpet. SRK and Aiswarya's chemistry was magical at Vogue beauty awards too. Actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna looked gorgeous in a red dress. Karan Johar, Anil Kapoor , Manish Malhotra and Sonam Kapoor all took to their Instagram accounts to post special moments from the majestic evening.

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Burki hopes Dortmund crowd can be key against Madrid

Ronaldo is the heart of the Madrid attack and his battle against Piszczek will be a crucial one because unless the Portuguese star can inspire a change of fortunes for Madrid , Los Blancos could be looking at more dropped points in an already poor start to the season.

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Antonio Conte throws Chelsea future into doubt

Conte, 48, spoke to Italian radio station RadioUno about his experience in the Premier League and left the door wide-open for a return to Serie A in the coming months as he admitted he misses Italy. I don't know when but that's the aim. 'Foreseeing the future is always hard. 'I have the will to finish a project, and then look for the right continuation of that.

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Swiss engineer ABB snaps up GE industrial solutions business for $2.6bn

Subject to regulatory approval, ABB expects to complete the transaction within the first half of next year. As part of the deal, GE and ABB have also agreed to establish a long term, strategic supply relationship for GE Industrial Solutions' products and ABB's products that GE sources today.

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Fast facts: Raiders vs. Washington

More importantly, if the Raiders can pick up a win against the Redskins on Sunday, that would move them to 3-0 for the first time since 2002, and which is good news for Raiders fans because 2002 also happens to be the last time the Raiders won a playoff game, which they did twice on their way to Super Bowl XXXVII.

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Australia to launch space agency

Astrophysicist Alan Duffy said he hoped the announcement would be a boon for the number of Australian jobs in space. It brings Canberra - which already has significant involvement in national and worldwide space activities - into line with most other developed nations, which already have dedicated agencies to help coordinate the industry and shape development.

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Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

Treasury and gold prices rose while the Japanese yen strengthened on Friday as a fresh exchange of barbs between North Korea and the United States fueled geopolitical concerns. The Chinese Academy of Sciences also released a report saying the natural disaster was likely a "lagged collapse earthquake", echoing global experts' hypotheses that the quake was a delayed repercussion of a previous detonation.

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Sydney Airport air traffic control issue expected to cause widespread delays

News.com.au understands a system used by Air Services Australia has been disrupted, affecting departures out of the airport. Some flights were able to land in Sydney, but several outgoing domestic and worldwide flights have been delayed or cancelled after systems went down at about 5.20am.

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Dominion Energy Midstream Partn (NYSE:DM) Moving Today - Up by 5.57%

Outfitter Advsrs stated it has 22,020 shares or 1.31% of all its holdings. The legal version of this article can be accessed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/09/24/rice-midstream-partners-lp-rmp-downgraded-to-neutral-at-goldman-sachs-group-inc-the.html.

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MAI Capital Management Acquires New Holdings in Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

It has underperformed by 63.56% the S&P500. This is based on a 1 to 5 formula where 1 indicates a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Cipher Cap Limited Partnership has 0.44% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 73,232 shares.

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U.S. planes fly off North Korean coast in 'show of force'

The Pentagon says the mission in global airspace shows how seriously President Donald Trump takes what's being called North Korea's "reckless behavior". A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva. "'President Evil' is holding the seat of the U.S. President", Ri told the Assembly, warning that Pyongyang was ready to defend itself against the United States' aggression.

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Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site

Sales of liquefied natural gas are banned outright. China accounts for about 90 percent of North Korea's foreign trade. It said Beijing also will ban imports of North Korean textiles, one of Pyongyang's last major sources of foreign revenue following repeated rounds of United Nations sanctions.

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North Korea threat urgent and unprecedented, Abe tells UN

We must prevent the goods, funds, people, and technology necessary for nuclear and missile development from heading to North Korea", he stressed. Abe called for pressure, rather than dialogue, and reiterated that he supported the US pledge to keep all options on the table for dealing with North Korea.


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