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Police reveal tragic details in death of boy on waterslide

The Conrad family has season passes to Schlitterbahn and say they've never had any issues, except for last summer when dad Kenneth and his best friend Matt made a decision to take the plunge on Verruckt. He was 10 years old and was full of life. KCTV5's Brad Stephens, Carolyn Long and Emily Rittman took the plunge on Verruckt after all it wasn't everyday the world's tallest and fastest water slide opens in your city.

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Rio 2016: Hosszu wins second gold

The Times described the couple's rollercoaster relationship following an event in Arizona, writing: "After the backstroke, Hosszu avoided making eye contact with Tusup, who upbraided her while swimmers from other teams stared". NBC said in a statement, "We became aware of the situation.and addressed it with Al quickly". "I probably would be offended if he would talk to me like that as a husband".

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Dumont Blake Investment Advisors Lowers stake in Coach Inc (COH)

The company reported that even though comparable sales for its North American stores were up 2%, department store net sales were down in the "high single digits". Dumont Blake Investment Advisors reduced its stake in Coach Inc by 2.44% during the most recent quarter end. Handbags and accessories priced over $400 accounted for 40% of is sales in the quarter, up from 30% a year ago.

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Legal & General's first-half operating profit up 10 percent, fund unit lags

Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN.L) reported Tuesday that its first-half profit before tax attributable to equity holders climbed 23 percent to 826 million pounds from last year's 672 million pounds. "It's not a shoddy effort", he said. Chief executive officer Philip Jansen said: "We delivered a strong first half performance, further enhancing our product propositions, and deepening our capabilities and presence, both by geography and across our divisions and verticals".

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Delta offering $200 travel vouchers to affected passengers

Delta said it has addressed the issue but is still in "recovery mode". Delta said systems were fully operational late Monday but that residual delays and cancellations continued. Customers traveling should check the status of their flight at delta.com or the Fly Delta App, the company said. Georgia Power said a piece of Delta equipment failed and caused the airline's computer systems to lose power.

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Trump alleges Clinton emails linked to Iranian's execution

Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort said Sunday on Fox Business Network that with the speech, "we're comfortable that we can get the agenda and the narrative of the campaign back on where it belongs, which is comparing the tepid economy under Obama and Clinton, versus the kind of growth economy that Mr.

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Beijing's South China Sea actions hurting ties, says Japan

Kishida lodged the protest after a Chinese patrol boat and six fishing vessels intruded into waters close to Senkaku islands. The move comes after repeated protests by Japanese foreign ministry officials since Friday over what Tokyo calls "intrusions" by Chinese ships in the territorial and contiguous waters of the rocky islands.

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How Many Summit Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SMLP)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Zacks Investment Research's price target would suggest a potential upside of 11.63% from the company's current price. Summit Midstream Partners LP is a limited partnership focused on developing owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.

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Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) Now Covered by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC)'s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 3.31% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 6.08% along with 57.42% distance from 200 day simple moving average. In the last six months the stock's performance soared 121.31% while yearly performance of the company advanced 190.32%.The company's year to date (YTD) performance is at 196.7%.

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U.K. Economy Shrank in Month After Brexit, Niesr Estimates

For the three months to July, NIESR said the economy eked out growth of 0.3 per cent in a "marked economic slowdown" on the second quarter, when GDP increased by 0.6 per cent. "We suspect that the economy may well stagnate in the third quarter and it could very well suffer limited contraction in the fourth quarter of this year", he said.

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Heatwave this weekend in Kent as Spanish plume promises top summer temperatures

Spokesman Grahame Madge said: "A warm front moves into the United Kingdom on Thursday bringing tropical maritime air in from the southwest". We are finally bathing in sunshine, and temperatures are expected to get even hotter next week with temperatures reaching 30 degrees.

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Altice USA to Close Connecticut Call Centers

The Shelton and Stratford closures would represent the largest mass layoff confirmed in CT since Hallmark Cards' announcement past year it would shut down an Enfield facility by the end of August 2016. Hundreds of other employees will remain in the state, including workers at walk-in sites and technical staff. Altice said the focus for Optimum is operational improvements, including improving customer service and retention and upgrading the network to enhance broadband bundles and introduce a ...

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What to know | Delta outage impact lasts into Tuesday

In this case it doesn't appear that the outage knocked the entire facility into darkness, but rather that it knocked out key computers or servers. Delta said systems were fully operational late Monday but that residual delays and cancellations continued.

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United Kingdom services sector contraction adds to recession fears

United Kingdom manufacturing shrank more than initially forecast in July, suffering its biggest drop in more than three years. The New Orders Index registered 56.9%, a decrease of 0.1 of percentage point from the June reading. Housebuilding also fell sharply and for the second straight month, "but at a slightly slower pace than in June", Markit said. The survey signalled incoming new business declined for the first time since the end of 2012, while there was a fourth successive ...

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Walmart Confirms $3.3bn Deal For Jet.com

Walmart formally announced Monday its takeover of online retailer Jet.com "for approximately $3 billion in cash, a portion of which will be paid over time". The acquisition provides Wal-Mart with access to Jet's pricing software, a popular new brand, and a network of third-party sellers. The company generated $1bn in gross merchandise value (GMV) in its first year and now averages 25,000 orders daily.

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RMT's five-day strike on Southern starts

The RMT union, one of Britain's most militant, says Southern wants to extend the use of driver-only operated trains and so reduce the safety role the conductors play. The RMT is also calling for fresh talks. I urge the RMT to come back to the table to talk, have constructive and productive discussions on the way forward and shake hands on a deal.

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Oil prices rise as OPEC plans informal talks

Another ongoing issue facing OPEC nations includes some of its members who want to increase the organization's cooperation with oil-rich, non-OPEC members, including Russian Federation. Brent crude, the global benchmark, rose 1.9% to $45.09. Futures for WTI dropped 0.84% to trade at $42.66 per barrel, while Brent futures slipped 0.88% to $44.99 per barrel.

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Karma to sell its luxury plug-in hybrid auto through eight U.S. dealerships

We must note that the new model will not look significantly different from the existing Fisker Karma cars, but the badges and logos will not be kept. Tesla applies this strategy with success, as it has a friendly retail experience. "When you control your own store, you live it every day, so you have to walk the walk", Taylor said. A four door vehicle model that was launched earlier by the name of Karma will be revived by the company in the name of Revero later this year.

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Sterling slides as BoE rams home easing message

Sterling fell below $1.30 against the USA dollar and €1.17 versus the euro for the first time in four weeks, after data released by the Office for National Statistics showed manufacturing production fell 0.3% in June compared to the month before and against analysts' forecast for a 0.2% drop.

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Rajan exhorts banks to lower rates; allays outflow fears

Firstly, inflationary impact could be one time. Rajan, who has made a decision to return to academia after his three-year tenure ends on September 4, said today's policy review was likely to be the last one to be Governor-led, as a the exercise would be conducted by new six-member panel going forward.

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Had fantastic tenure; results to be visible in 5-6 yrs: Rajan

Some of the collateral benefits over and above low inflation will be a currency that is not depreciating constantly, higher real returns earned by savers, and lower nominal interest rates, including inflation risk premia, paid by borrowers.

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Housing Starts Take Header: CMHC

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reports that there were 182 housing starts in July. Most of last month's multiple starts are apartment buildings. The standalone monthly SAAR for all areas in Canada was 198,395 units in July, down from 218,326 units in June. "The overall trend in housing starts was relatively stable in July after a slightly higher pace of single-detached construction was countered by a slowing trend in multi-unit starts", said Goodson Mwale, CMHC's senior market ...

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Vail Resorts purchases Whistler Blackcomb for $1.06B

The acquisition adds another arrow in Vail's quiver of resort offerings, further diversifying the resort operator's network and pass options. The Whistler Blackcomb resort is being acquired by Vail Resorts of the U.S. The transaction provides the Canadian company with increased financial strength to expand, while giving Vail one of the world's most popular mountain resorts.

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Suspected meth lab found under parking lot of NY Wal-Mart

According to WGRZ , authorities discovered a suspected meth lab in a sewer under the parking lot of a Walmart on Monday afternoon. This group deals specifically with risky chemical situations, most commonly meth labs. "Reporter: "A routine patrol underground?" First responders in hazmat suits removed the evidence, which officials said had no threat of air contamination or flammability.

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50 security officials from GOP administrations say they won't vote for Trump

In her column Monday, Collins made no mention of how she planned to cast her ballot this fall. The Maine senator listed out three events which led her to decide to not vote for Trump. "I'd hate to see something like that get in his way, but a lot of people are talking about it", said Trump. He claimed he was taken by US officials.

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#ManyPeopleAreSaying they don't buy Trump's claim on Iran

The shouted interruptions, timed just a few minutes apart, forced Trump to repeatedly pause his remarks as campaign and security officials rushed from one protester to the next to escort them out from the venue. While the USA security experts did not say they would vote for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton - indeed they expressed "doubts" about her - they were clear in stating that "none of us will vote for Donald Trump ".

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ASEAN breaks deadlock on South China Sea, Beijing thanks Cambodia for support

Beijing rejected the tribunal's July 12 ruling that its claims to much of the South China Sea were unfounded. Speaking in Vientiane, Laos , following the ASEAN Regional Forum, U.S. "The rights of the countries should always be respected", Kerry said. "We are trying to create a solution mindful of the rights of people established under the law", Kerry said.

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LendingClub Turmoil Takes Toll as Company Posts Widening Losses

The company has a 50 day moving average of 4.53 and a 200 day moving average of 6.38. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for LendingClub Corp .'s Q3 2016 earnings at ($0.04) EPS, Q4 2016 earnings at ($0.02) EPS, FY2016 earnings at ($0.10) EPS, FY2017 earnings at $0.05 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $0.07 EPS.

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Crude Oil Rises Second Day As Traders Seen Covering Bearish Bets

US oil settled below $40 for the first time since April , continuing a slide that began last month as drillers returned to shale fields and new concerns about supplies gripped markets. Oil prices enjoyed a rally in late spring and early summer with supply disruptions and the kick-off of peak demand season supporting the rally. Markets had bet on a decrease of 1.740 million barrels.

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United States stocks slightly lower, missing out on gains in Europe

It will buy up to £10 billion in corporate bonds to help companies generate economic activity and make up to £100 billion available to banks. The rate cut was the first since 2009 and represents a package of measures created to cushion the economic fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union on June 23.

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Asian stocks gain after China data, oil retreats

Futures showed that US stocks were set for some gains, with Dow and S&P futures up 0.1 percent. If accurate, this would be a vindication of its strategy since 2014 of squeezing non-OPEC suppliers by keeping production at high levels despite low prices.

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Futures flat a day after S&P touches record high

Oil rose 1.8 percent after a report in the Wall Street Journal last week that some OPEC members had called for a freeze in production. The S&P 500 index's technology index .SPLRCT rose 0.17 percent, helped by gains in Cisco CSCO.O , which rose 0.7 percent after Citigroup raised its price target.

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Trump tries to right his campaign, talking of tax cuts

His hesitation to support trade deals also arguably puts him to the left of Clinton, who has supported them in the past. The current Child and Dependent Care tax credit includes caps for qualifying expenses that Trump's plan would alter, though aides said there would be an income limit for eligibility.

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Eli Manning not feeling his age heading into 13th season

In the 10 days and eight practices since, Manning has ripped right through the defense, lighting them up on a consistent basis without throwing an interception. They are the only defensive players to do so. He's just not ready to reveal the choice. The depth chart is just a starting point on the long road to filling out the 53-man roster, which will be finalized on September 3.

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Most Indian Carriers Cancel Dubai Flights after Emirates Crash

Flight operations to Dubai remained affected for the second day on Thursday due to the non-availability of the runway at Dubai International Airport after Wednesday's mishap involving an Emirates flight, with low-priced carriers SpiceJet and IndiGo cancelling flights on Thursday to Dubai .


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