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Analysts Advise About Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT)

Revenue for the quarter was $261.9 million, below Wall Street's forecasts of $264.7 million. On the company's financial health, Verint Systems reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Sep 7, 2016.

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FTSE Stumbles After Hillary Clinton Pneumonia Scare

Meanwhile, the pound struggled to make gains, trading 0.12% lower at 1.325 against the United States dollar, and 0.19% at 1.18 against the euro. In afternoon trading the biggest risers in the FTSE 100 Index were Morrisons (+1.8p to 194.3p), Paddy Power Betfair (+60p to 8,980p), Reckitt Benckiser (+18p to 7,199p), AstraZeneca (+8p to 4,827p) and Shire (+5p to 4,708p).

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Generic EpiPen Could Still Be Costly for Families

Mylan also intends to continue to market and distribute branded EpiPen. The remaining $334 is split between pharmacy benefit managers, insurers, wholesalers and pharmacy retailers, according to Mylan . Mylan announced last week that it was taking measures to supposedly make it easier for patients to obtain EpiPens. Embattled drugmaker Mylan , which on Monday announced a cheaper, generic version of the EpiPen, has been funneling cash to lawmakers who are weighing whether to launch ...

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Astrazeneca PLC (AZN) Given "Buy" Rating at Berenberg Bank

Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Astrazeneca PLC in a research note on Monday, May 16th. Shore Capital reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Astrazeneca PLC in a research report on Tuesday, May 17th. During the same quarter past year, the business posted $1.21 EPS. With the last close down 4.86% from the 200-day moving average, compared with the S&P 500 Index which has seen no movement over the date range.

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Samsung calls for urgent end to Note 7 use

As Gizmodo notes , the current voluntary recall has been a nightmare for customers and providers with many companies claming they haven't received any replacement devices at this point. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA ) late on Thursday said travelers should not charge the phones while in the air or stow them in checked luggage.

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Volkswagen engineer pleads guilty in emissions scandal

James Robert Liang appeared in U.S. District Court on Friday morning to enter his plea to conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government to commit wire fraud in violating the Clean Air Act . Liang, a German citizen, helped to develop the so-called "clean diesel" engine for Volkswagen while working in Germany. "Liang worked with his co-conspirators to enhance the defeat device to allow the vehicle to more easily recognize when the vehicle was no longer in testing mode", the plea agreement ...

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Despite Ruling, OK Man Says Fight Against Dakota Pipeline Isn't Over

The tribe worries about the potential for an oil spill and the pipeline's effect on cultural sites. That decision likely influenced the Army's announcement, which saw the writing on the wall. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington, in a memorandum accompanying his Friday opinion. Hundreds of people weathered a thunderstorm on Sunday afternoon at the Bangor Waterfront to show support for the Standing Rock Sioux, the Native American tribe battling construction of a North Dakota oil ...

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Battling pneumonia, Clinton falls ill

The Democratic presidential nominee abruptly left the anniversary ceremony on Sunday morning and needed to be held up by three people before she appeared to stumble off a kerb and was helped into a van. "A weekend of stumbles has Hillary Clinton suddenly looking vulnerable at a pivotal moment of her battle with Donald Trump", CNN commented. " I'm feeling great , it's a attractive day in New York ", Clinton said.

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Hillary Clinton cancels California trip after health scare

A video showed Clinton slumping and being held up by three people as she was helped into a van after the event, and her doctor said in a statement that Clinton had become overheated and dehydrated. "The canceling of the events is presumably to give Clinton time to recover before the final stretch of less than two months until Election Day". Despite Mr Trump's numerous missteps, the race remains close and many Americans view Ms Clinton as dishonest and untrustworthy.

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British people may need visas to travel through Europe after Brexit

She noted, however, that Brussels and the European Union commissioners could consider alternative options. Liam Fox, Minister of Foreign Trade said, according to daily The Times , that the companies of his country seem not to be ready to profit from the alleged opportunities from the agreements being negotiated for the stage of post-Brexit and suggested they could even be sanctioned for their apathy.

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India prohibits use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on board aircraft

Samsung's alert urging customers to bring their Note 7 phones in for a replacement as soon as possible followed warnings from aviation authorities and airlines that the devices shouldn't be used aboard planes. Many airlines around the globe including India and the United States has advised travelers not to switch on, or even, carry the Galaxy Note7 while traveling in flights to avoid explosion mid-air.

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August CPI falls to 5.05%; July IIP contracts by 2.4%

However, retail inflation eased to a five-month low of 5.05 per cent in August, mainly because of a slower rate of price increase in vegetables as well as food and beverages. In August 2015, the rate of price rise was 3.74 per cent. August consumer price index (CPI) fell sharply to 5.05 percent year-on-year from 6.07 percent in July, thanks a sharp fall in food prices, which enjoy about 50 percent weight in the inflation basket, government data released today showed.

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United States dollar mixed on Yellen's speech, data

Her statements strengthened what many other senior Fed officials had been saying in the days leading up to her speech at Jackson Hole. Technicals see spot gold hitting $1,308 * Series of US data in focus (Adds comments, updates prices) By Sethuraman N R Aug 30 (Reuters) - Gold seesawed within a narrow range on Tuesday on the back of a steady dollar, as investors waited for cues on the timing of USA interest rate hike from nonfarm payroll data, due later this week.

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Mazzarri: Watford on course for 'great things'

The West Ham faithful began to leave in their droves with a few minutes remaining, but the players continued to search for answers. "The important thing that I'm looking at now is the way we play, and not the results". They were pressuring us, we felt the pressure not only of them, but of the public (crowd). Meanwhile, Ighalo twice went close for the visitors, firstly firing wide from close range, then seeing Adrian block his snapshot from twelve yards.

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Brexit: EU visa scheme could see Britons paying to visit Europe

Surging export sales helped narrow the UK's yawning trade gap in the first month after Britain voted to leave the European Union , official figures have revealed. "As we forge a new global role for the United Kingdom, we can and will seize the opportunities that Brexit presents, and make a success of it", she said.

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Industrial gas makers Linde, Praxair abandon merger talks

German industrial gas supplier Linde and U.S. competitor Praxair said Monday they had abandoned plans for a merger that would have created the world's biggest firm in the sector. "There is no need for a merger at this scale in our view", analyst Peter Spengler of DZ bank said. The companies plan to announce the termination as soon as Monday, the people said, asking not to be identified as the information is private.

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Gold falls to six-week low

Gapen further suggested that September is the "most likely time" for a rate hike so long as August's employment data is "solid" and committee members "maintain their faith in the strength of the economy". Higher-yielding, or riskier, currencies were also hit, with South Korea's won losing one percent and the Indonesian rupiah off 0.5 percent, while Malaysia's ringgit shed 0.7 percent.

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Malaysians make history in Rio

Mohamad Ridzuan's historic feat to win the country's first ever gold medal in the Paralympics since 1972 (Heidelberg, Germany), seemed to have triggered a gold rush for other members of the Malaysian Paralympics contingent as two other athletes went on to win two gold medals from track and field en route to setting world records.

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Potash, Agrium to combine and create new fertilizer company

The combined company will have almost 20,000 employees and an enterprise value, including debt, of about $36 billion. Shareholders of Calgary-based Agrium, North America's largest farm retailer, will get 2.230 common shares for each share they own, the companies said on Monday.

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Trump Sets Tough Immigration Priorities, Ending Flirtation With Softer Plans

He claimed that he and Peña Nieto didn't discuss who would build his proposed big, lovely border wall, a claim that Peña Nieto is merrily wrecking on Twitter . "I'm a little disgusted by it", said Raul Figueroa a former undocumented immigrant. At a press conference in Mexico City following his meeting with Pena Nieto, Trump said that the two had not discussed who would pay for the wall .

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VW engineer pleads guilty in emissions scandal

James Liang, 62, delivered his plea in federal court on Friday and is cooperating with investigators, Bloomberg reports. According to the plea agreement , employees of VW and its USA subsidiary met subsequently with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board to seek vehicle certification.

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Pneumonia, Dehydration Blamed for Clinton's Early Exit From 9/11 Ceremony

Hillary Clinton is suffering from pneumonia, according to both CNN and the Associated Press . In August the former Secretary of State's personal physician declared her "in excellent health". Trump - who along with Clinton pledged to abstain from campaigning and politicking yesterday in observance of 9/11 - was silent on the controversy, responding, "I don't know anything about it", when asked by reporters about Clinton's episode.

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Trump says he will release medical records

He assured voters that he will fight for all Americans, including the dispossesed at Chicago and Baltimore. Below: Trump's full interview with ABC News . Trump, who rarely mentions religion, quoted from a Bible passage he read aloud at a black church in Detroit on Saturday, part of his effort to appeal to African-American voters.

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Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia Updated

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's illness while attending the September 11 ceremony in NY drew reactions from commentators, journalists and activists. Neither Trump, who is 70, nor his aides responded to requests for comment Sunday; nor did he weigh in on Twitter or in television interviews, as he is known to do.

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Hermine churns up New England as Newton strengthens off Mexico

Similar to the preparation for Hurricane Joaquin a year ago, utilities are mobilizing extra linemen across several states as Hermine sits offshore the Atlantic Coast. Newton could reach the southern tip of Baja California by Tuesday morning. It was expected to move slowly off the mid-Atlantic region, north-northeast at only 3 miles per hour (5 kph) and remain offshore.

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Sony Officially Announces The PS4 Pro

The PS4 Pro , on the other hand, will launch in the U.S. on November 10 and will have an RRP of US$399. The PS4 Pro aims to bring 4K and HDR gaming, while the PS4 Slim offers a more svelte, energy-efficient version of the PlayStation 4 console.

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Carson Wentz wins Philly over in NFL debut

The Courier Times' Ed Kracz and a host of other Eagles writers cover each of the teams' National Football League games during the season, provide frequent news and video reports on players leading up to each week's games and analysis of the team's performance following each game during the season.

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Rosberg beats Hamilton to easy Monza win

Hamilton passed Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Williams' Valtteri Bottas, leaving just the two Ferraris between him and Rosberg. He knows he has a fight on his hands for the remaining seven races. Nico Rosberg claimed a comfortable second victory in as many weeks after leading Lewis Hamilton across the line at the Italian Grand Prix . Gobbled up by Rosberg, both Ferrari drivers and then the Williams of Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo on the long run down to the ...

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Cespedes, Lugo lead Mets to 10-3 win over Braves

The players wore NYPD hats to honor the victims and heroes of 9/11 during a pregame ceremony. Interim manager Brian Snitker #43 pulls Joel De La Cruz #60 of the Atlanta Braves out of the game in the fifth inning against the New York Mets during the game at Turner Field on September 11, 2016 in Atlanta .

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Sensex, Nifty Set For Gap-down Opening On US Rate Rise Worries

At 9:34am, Sensex was down 1.47% or 424.66 points at 28,372.59 points, while Nifty traded 1.56% or 138.65 points lower at 8,728.05 points. IIFL Holdings Limited Executive Vice President Sanjeev Bhasin said that markets are likely to see sharper corrections as the possibility of a rate hike can continue to affect equities in the short run.A rate hike by the US Federal Reserve will also make markets such as India less attractive to foreign investors, according to the report.

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European shares rise as doubts linger over September US rate hike

Asked about the dollar on Tuesday, Fischer said the currency's strength affected US inflation and company profits but improvements in the labor market showed the economy had withstood this headwind. The dollar stood tall in Asian trading on Monday, with the dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six rivals, steady at 95.564.

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California Companies Await Fallout From Global Shipping Company Bankruptcy

If recognized by the US court, the chapter 15 filing will block creditors in the USA from seizing the company's assets or launching other legal actions while its foreign bankruptcy proceedings are under way. containers are seen in the Port of Long Beach, Calif., on Thursday, Sep 1, 2016. She said Hanjin would release an update on the number of ships being held by creditors later Monday.

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Wells Fargo to pay $185M for illegal banking practices

The federal consumer watchdog said employees at the world's most valuable bank, which serves around 40 million retail customers, had been motivated to open the unauthorized accounts by compensation policies that rewarded them for drumming up new business.

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Samsung Names Scion Lee Jae-Yong to Board of Directors

HP's office in Seoul could not be reached immediately for comment. HP plans to establish the Samsung operations in Korea as a leading design center for its A3 printer business. In addition, HP said the purchase will strengthen its ability to service customers in global laser printing, a category where it has enjoyed a strong, mutually beneficial partnership with Canon for more than three decades.

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Associated British Food sells part of China business for $500 mln

Primark's fourth-quarter sales and operating margins were a "bit lower" than expected and the very warm weather at the start of autumn will probably have a further negative impact on sales, according to RBC Europe analyst Richard Chamberlain.


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