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US Government: Stop Using The Samsung Galaxy Note7

The US agency said it was working with Samsung to formally announce an official recall of the devices as soon as possible. Three Australian airlines made a decision to ban the use of Galaxy Note 7's during flights. Samsung informed customers that they can get free replacement for their handsets. Owners should contact the story where they bought the phone or call a local Samsung call center.

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Bangladesh factory fire kills at least 24, more than 30 injured

At least 20 people died in a factory fire after a boiler exploded in a four-story building in Bangladesh on Saturday. On its website , Tampaco Foils lists major global brands, such as British American Tobacco and Nestle, among its customers.

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National Football League notebook: NFL will review handling on Newton by Panthers

Cam Newton , the Panther's quarterback and reigning league MVP, took some brutal hits from the swarming Denver defence, but Carolina kicker Graham Gano still had a chance to win the game in the closing seconds. With that said, I admire Newton's toughness; nearly any other QB in his position couldn't have taken one hit like he took, much less five or more. "You look at how Luke was taken [care] of a year ago and I have a tremendous amount of confidence in our doctors and our medical staff", ...

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Pence declines to call Trump supporter David Duke 'deplorable'

After Blitzer asked Pence if he would consider Duke one of the "deplorables" Hillary Clinton was referencing, the Vice Presidential nominee refused to answer. "No, I'm not in the name-calling business", the vice-presidential candidate responded, proving that no question is too easy. "What Hillary Clinton did Friday night was shocking ", Pence continued.

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What Wall Street is saying about Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

With the last stock price close up 18.73% from the two hundred day moving average, compared with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has not changed over the same period. During the same period a year ago, the company earned ($0.23) EPS. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share.

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United Natural Foods Beats Q4 Expectations

On the company's financial health, United Natural Foods reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.10 according to the earnings call on Jun 6, 2016. The stock further gained $0.48 or $1.15% in the after-hours trade. Providence, Richmond-based United Natural Foods' fourth-quarter profit dropped to $34.68 million or $0.69 per share from $36.10 million or $0.72 per share previous year.

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Larger Soybean, Smaller Corn Harvest Expected; Still Records

On Monday, corn and soybean prices dropped after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported higher-than-expected production forecasts for the current harvesting period. 1 consumer, to 86 million tons, down from 87 million forecast a month earlier. US wheat ending stocks were left unchanged at 1.10 billion bushel and Martinson says that was just slightly lower than trade expectations.

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Somber start to school homecoming after team in deadly crash

Five more patients were treated and released by University Hospital. Investigators want to know why the driver circled back to DIA after picking up the team. Players on the bus were members of the varsity and junior varsity teams. Denver police say several people were taken to a hospital in critical condition after a school bus veered off a roadway Denver International Airport and crashed into a concrete wall, the Denver Post reported (http://dpo.st/2c2v5gl).

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Oklahoma Earthquake Shakes Local Confidence In Oil And Gas Drilling

Damage is more likely with quakes at magnitudes of 4.0 and greater. In its immediate response to the natural disaster, the OCC ordered disposal wells within a 725-square-mile area around the quake to shut down, affecting 37 injection wells.

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JB Hi-Fi agrees to buy The Good Guys for $870m

JB Hi-Fi CEO, Richard Murray, told investors that The Good Guys had an excellent track record, and that he was impressed with what it had achieved since its establishment. At the moment, there's no word as to whether JB Hi-Fi could have got a better price if it paid cash . Both companies said they were a strong strategic fit with complementary customer bases and product offerings.

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Tension Over Dakota Access Pipeline Escalates

The pipeline would deliver 400,000 barrels per day of oil from the Bakken region to an existing pipeline in IL, the San Francisco Chronicle reports , adding that the Army Corps of Engineers, which is in charge of the project, says that Native American tribes had plenty of time to raise their concerns during a lengthy review process.

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Korean shipper's bankruptcy crisis could affect United States holiday sales

Some of those ships have been seized by the company's creditors. It's been a week since South Korea's biggest shipping company filed for bankruptcy. As Hanjin represents almost 8 percent of trans-Pacific trade volume for the US market, this has prompted the National Retail Federation to appeal to the Department of Commerce and the Federal Maritime Commission to work with the South Korean government, ports, and others to prevent disruption to the supply chain.

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Green Party candidate Jill Stein charged with vandalizing pipeline equipment

The Morton County Sheriff's Department seems to care as little about protecting Jill Stein's good name as Stein cares about a North Dakota arrest warrant . Construction on a road to the pipeline has stopped for the moment. Stein's graffiti-an act of vandalism that likely caused less than $1,000 in damages-is either a class A or B misdemeanor in North Dakota, which carry potential penalties of 30 days to a year in jail and up to $2,000 in fines.

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HP Enterprise Reportedly Close to Selling Software Division to Micro Focus

Micro Focus , headquartered in Newbury, said the proposed deal with HPE Software is a "rare opportunity" to significantly increase Micro Focus' scale and breadth. Enterprise technology giant Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE ) this afternoon reported fiscal Q3 revenue that missed analysts' expectations, but profit that beat, forecast EPS this quarter in line with consensus, and said it will undertake a spin-off and merger of some software properties for cash and an ownership stake.

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Payrolls in USA only climbed by 151000 in August

That probability rises to 63 percent by year end. The jobless rate and labor participation rate held steady, while wage gains moderated and hours worked were the lowest since 2014. It would be wise to pay attention to see if August's data growth slows and if there are any revisions to past months. Still, modest hiring means it could take longer to fully heal the scars of the recession.

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Jefferies Group Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

The company's revenue for the quarter was up.5% compared to the same quarter a year ago. In a different news, on Aug 29, 2016, Steven P Whaley (Senior Vice President) sold 1,100 shares at $71.46 per share price. Significant increases in trading volume and price appreciation together could signal heavy volume accumulation by institutional investors. According to the SEC, on Jul 1, 2016, Rosalind G Brewer (Executive Vice President) sold 10,794 shares at $71.65 per share price.

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UN says 300 South Sudan opposition supporters now in Congo

Clooney said the USA can act now or spend the next decade "cleaning up the problem", warning that "we have seen the influences that can take hold in a failed state". Booth had said in testimony to Congress that he did not think it would be practical for Machar to return to Juba at this time. Machar, who was South Sudan's vice-president, fled the capital Juba in July after fighting with forces loyal to President Salva Kiir, which left hundreds dead.

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Trump Releases Ad for Battleground States Slamming Clinton's 'Deplorable' Comments

Despite being diagnosed with pneumonia (which can be contagious), Hillary stopped for a photo op with a little girl after emerging from her daughter's NY apartment following Sunday's health episode. CIA director rebuts Trump: CIA Director John Brennan pushed back against Donald Trump's assertion that he could read disapproval of President Barack Obama's policies in the body language of intelligence officers who gave him a confidential national security briefing.

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Enbridge buys Spectra Energy

The combined company will operate under the name Enbridge Inc and will be headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Spectra Energy operations include 21,000 miles of natural gas and crude oil pipelines; 300 Bcf of natural gas storage; 4.8 million bbl of crude oil storage; as well as natural gas gathering, processing, and local distribution operations.

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Apple must repay 13 billion euros in back taxes — European Union

A draft motion that will go before Ireland's parliament next week said the government should appeal the Apple ruling to defend the integrity of Ireland's tax system, provide tax certainty to businesses and challenge European Union encroachment on member states' sovereignty.

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Investigation seems to question woman's kidnapping report

That's still a big question everyone has after a Great Falls woman was found dead in her trunk near the Spokane International Airport. Knezovich told the Spokesman-Review people should not call her death a homicide "until we actually find out what is going on".

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Patriots Stun Cardinals, Garropolo Shines in Debut

Including Sunday night's game against the Cardinals , the 24-year-old Garoppolo has just played in 12 games in his National Football League career, all for the Patriots and as a backup to superstar Brady. Let's start with the likes from the Week 1 Patriots win. Garoppolo had four receivers which he was able to go to, which was nice given that Rob Gronkowski was a scratch for the game due to a hamstring injury.

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US Polls: Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 5%, says new poll

The statement says Clinton became overheated at the 9/11 event and dehydrated, but is now rehydrated. New video (click the above link to watch) shows Clinton stumbling as her team tries to help her into a van. "I watch him move from city to city, event to event, engage robustly with a lot of people , and - and he's a pretty incredible guy", Flynn said Monday on "New Day".

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Liberty Media Buys Formula 1 For $8 Billion

Jean Todt , the head of Formula One's governing body which has to approve any takeover of the sport, said on Thursday he looked forward to working with new owners Liberty Media and welcomed the US company's investment. Liberty Broadband is the largest shareholder of Charter Communications, the second-largest USA cable company. Ecclestone himself is valued by Forbes magazine at $4.2 billion, making him one of the richest 400 people in the world.

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Target to Hire More Than 70000 for Holiday Season

The company is hiring 7,500 people to work in its order fulfillment centers and distribution centers, slightly up from a year ago, a spokeswoman told Fortune . If you're looking for a job, Target says it's looking to hire more than 70,000 workers. The company said it will for the first time hold job fairs on October 14 and 15 in its stores to interview candidates.

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Watch ADO Den Haag supporters shower Feyenoord fans with CUDDLY TOYS

But Den Haag's generous travelling fans have proved that they are in a league of their own. A statement posted on Twitter before the game said: "A call to all away supporters". While teddy bear tosses are a common charity action in North America, particularly during ice hockey games, Ado Den Haag may now have started the trend in European soccer.

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Duterte skips summit meetings because of migraine

Obama laughed off the idea he needed to defend himself against Trump's assertion that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a stronger leader. "More people will be killed, plenty will be killed until the last pusher is out of the streets", Duterte said on Monday.

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ESPN's fantasy football app sacked on season's first Sunday

As millions of people across the country are realizing, the popular fantasy football destination has been experiencing issues, causing many to not be able to access the site. "The issue did not impact data for teams, leagues or rosters". Update , 3:40 p.m. PT: ESPN confirmed that the service is restored. But the damage has already been done, and many die hard fantasy sports fans are disappointed at ESPN for " ruining the greatest day of the year for all of America ".

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Fed's Brainard: Move cautiously before hiking interest rates

WALL STREET: The Dow Jones Industrial average lost 2.1 percent on Friday to close at 18,085.45. But selling turned into a crash after the even more "dovish" FOMC member Lael Brainard stated that she will take the very unusual step of giving a speech next week, presumably to justify why she has changed her mind and will vote for an interest rate hike.

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School bus carrying high school football players crashes in Denver, killing driver

The Adams 12 School District said in a statement that 15 students were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, adding that three coaches riding in the front of the bus were hospitalized with serious injuries. A Monday "college spirit day" was modified into a Legacy day in support of the football team, senior Emily Stockhus said. She and others first started hearing about the crash 15 minutes after it happened, she said, when varsity football players on one of the other buses started ...

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Tesla says it's improving Autopilot by boosting radar

Tesla has come under scrutiny since the crash and this update can be its redemption. The vehicle involved was in Autopilot mode and was over the speed limit by about 10 miles. So the obvious thing is to use radar and not use LiDAR", Musk said. In a call with reporters, Mr Musk said the NHTSA appeared to be "happy" with the Autopilot update.

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Trump Plans to Keep Quiet on Clinton's Health Issues

Clinton's physician, Lisa Bardack, said she had pneumonia and was recovering, though on Sunday night spokesman Nick Merrill said the candidate canceled plans to go to California on Monday and Tuesday. That episode subsequently led to her campaign revealing that Clinton had been diagnosed with pneumonia Friday. Really? Critics tried to focus on Clinton's claim that "half" of Trump's supporters fell into each camp - but this is patently a figure of speech, like saying "half my relatives ...

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WikiLeaks Deletes Twitter Poll Asking Users To Diagnose Hillary Clinton

Meanwhile, Clinton campaigned on Labor Day on the IL side of the Quad Cities at an event attended by many Iowa Democrats and union activists from Davenport and Bettendorf. "The fact is", Trump continued, "that they're gaming the system, and I think, maybe, we should have no moderator". " Feels like a good day for Clinton to release her medical records and call on Trump to do same ", he wrote on Twitter .

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Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) Updates On Dividend Release Date

Atlantic Securities raised shares of Apache Corp. from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating and cut their price target for the stock from $70.00 to $24.00 in a research report on Monday. Over all, HD Supply reported a second-quarter profit of $98 million, or 49 cents a share, compared with $109 million, or 54 cents a share, a year earlier.

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Police hold anti-austerity protest in northern Greece

With the highest debt to GDP ratio in the euro zone at more than 175 percent of national output, and after three worldwide bailouts, Athens is hoping to show its lenders and investors the country is getting back on its feet. "When socialist party leaders meet nothing terribly intelligent comes out of it most of the time", he told reporters. "They have to do this until the end of September, so there is still time for Greece", Schaeuble said.


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