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Trump promises paid maternity leave for new moms

Ivanka Trump says the struggles of mothers trying to work and care for their children inspired her to help her father craft his plan to make working parenthood easier. But because Trump's proposal is a tax deduction rather than credit, its greatest benefits would go to affluent households. "What he is proposing is to out-Democrats the Democrats", political commentator Charles Krauthammer said on Fox News earlier Tuesday.

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Pence: 'Trump and I have denounced David Duke repeatedly'

Pence said , "I'm not really sure why the media keeps dropping David Duke's name". "We have said we do not want his support", Pence declared, adding that they also don't want support from people that think like Duke. "It's good to see an individual like Pence and others start to reject this absolute controlled media", he said. "And I am very, very proud of their charitable record".

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Wall Street volatile on rate rise fears

Menke said. Asked about Trump's remarks, Brainard said Congress created the Fed to be independent of the executive branch and empowered it to pursue maximum employment and price stability. Brainard said the US labor market was not yet at full strength, which means "the case to tighten policy preemptively is less compelling". Comments last Friday from Fed rate-setter Eric Rosengren had stoked expectations of a rate hike as soon as next week, prompting big losses in global stock markets.

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HP buys Samsung's $1 billion printer business

The key to this, HP says, is Samsung's portfolio of multi-function laser printers, capable of handling A3 paper. The acquisition positions HP to disrupt and reinvent the $55 billion copier industry, a segment that hasn't innovated in decades.

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Reagan shooter free after 35 years

Reagan was hit by one of six shots fired by John Hinckley , who also seriously injured press secretary James Brady (just behind the car). He is set to live full-time at his mother's home in Williamsburg, Virginia . Friedman reportedly wrote in his July 27 ruling that Hinckley was a "profoundly troubled 25-year-old young man" when he attempted to kill Reagan to impress Foster.

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Tesla's 8.0 software update addresses Autopilot shortcomings

Automaker Tesla is issuing an update to its autonomous driving software that CEO Elon Musk claims would likely have prevented a fatality that happened in May. "It's about improving the probability of safety". "If several cars drive safely past a given radar object, whether Autopilot is turned on or off, then that object is added to the geocoded whitelist".

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Italian field hospital in Libya to be operational in 3 weeks

Hifter must have a role in this joint united army structure, and I would like to sit together with him and discuss it", Kobler told reporters after briefing the U.N. Libya's conflict has crippled its once vibrant oil sector, denying the country an estimated US$100 billion (Dh367bn) in revenues over the past three years.

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Jerry Brown vetoes bills that sought to zap diaper, tampon taxes

The obligation to care for animals "doesn't always adhere to an eight-hour day, 40-hour work week", said Justin Oldfield, vice president of government relations for the California Cattlemen's Association. California has for decades been a battleground over farmworker rights. It came on the heels of the nation's largest agricultural labor strike that saw thousands of workers walk off farms in 1970 and picket for farm owners to negotiate fair labor conditions with the UFW, established by Cesar ...

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Australian politician targets Muslims on parl't return

Australia is "in danger of being swamped by Muslims" resulting in its people "living under Sharia law" unless the country radically changes its immigration policy, a newly-elected Senator has said. She also lashed out at Chinese and other foreign investment. "Children have two parents and until we treat mums and dads with the same courtesy and rights, we will continue to see murders due to sheer frustration, depression and mental illness caused by their unworkable scheme", she said.

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Wells Fargo cutting sales goals in wake of $185 million fine

Wells was hit with the record fine on Thursday for covertly opening some 2 million unauthorized customer credit card and deposit accounts, draining real accounts to fund them, and charging fees for services the customers didn't request. He said that some employees won't "honor" the bank's culture and that the bank had changed its sales goals to put in more discipline and to take "more risk off the table".

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Half of Trump Voters Belong in 'Basket of Deplorables': Clinton

Trump's support, which has him running neck-and-neck with Mrs. Clinton in some recent polls. Not for the first time , the property mogul took to Twitter to respond, saying "I think it will cost her at the Polls!" There was even a mock account @TheDeplorables.

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Uber's self-driving cars debut in Pittsburgh this morning

As an enticement, the autonomous rides will be free, the company said. Uber riders in Pittsburgh can get a glimpse of the future by summoning a auto capable of handling most of the tasks of driving on its own. They say no, it doesn't do anything that might be remotely risky. While the auto slowed instantly when vehicles cut it off, when it encountered a stopped auto partially blocking the lane ahead, it sounded a chime signaling that autonomous mode was disengaging.

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More charges likely as VW engineer details emissions scandal

Liang said in court that he knew the automaker did not disclose the device to American regulators. The plea marks the first time an individual has faced sanctions in the sprawling US investigation into the emissions scandal. The veteran engineer who has worked in the company for over 30 years is scheduled to be sentenced in January and faces up to five years in federal prison.

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Xi calls for boosting of ties

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that China has agreed to extend the deadline for new restrictions on Canadian canola exports beyond September 1, as both countries agreed to negotiate further to find a long-term solution to the problem.

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British inflation surprisingly holds steady in August

The pound rose 0.1 percent to $1.3207 as of 9:35 a.m.in London, a day after falling 1.1 percent, the biggest slide since August 4. After a dip in inflation knocked the pound back on Tuesday, employment data due at 0830 GMT will be looked to for further signs of how the United Kingdom economy will hold up against the risks generated by June's vote to leave the European Union.

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Wells Fargo's Massive Fraud Made This Woman Filthy Rich

Stumpf also confirmed that none of his personal compensation was tied to the product sales goals from the company, or for any of the named executive officers. Executives highlight this so-called cross-sale ratio every quarter, according to the Associated Press. The sales goals were part of Wells Fargo's aggressive push into "cross selling", persuading customers to sign up for multiple products.

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Obama 'vents' to supporters about Donald Trump, media coverage of campaign

Clinton's health has been under scrutiny, with many conspiracy theorists arguing she could be suffering from Parkinson's disease, cancer or another illness. "There's a bunch of conspiracy theorists trying to push the idea that there's a health problem- there's no proof of that whatsoever", said de Blasio.

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Shekel weaker as oil prices fall

LONDON, Sept 13 The dollar recovered ground in Europe on Tuesday, having dipped the previous day following a speech by Federal Reserve policymaker Lael Brainard that solidified the view that US interest rates are unlikely to rise this month.

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Eid al-Adha celebrated by Muslims at events around Calgary

Haj and Eid al Adha are celebrated to commemorate the sacrifices made by Prophet Ibrahim , Prophet Ismael and his mother Hager (peace be upon all of them). For Muslims, Eid al-Adha commemorates the day when the Prophet Abraham meant to sacrifice his son but was instructed by God to offer an animal instead.

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China Blames U.S. for North Korea Threat, Questions Sanctions

The South Korean defense ministry has also presented the "Korea Massive Punishment & Retaliation" to the national assembly, "aimed at wiping a certain section of Pyongyang completely off the map", Yonhap quoted a military source as saying. Sung Kim, the USA special envoy to North Korea said the UN Security Council along with Japan, South Korea and the United States are examining additional unilateral measures.

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Theresa May expected to give Hinkley nuclear deal go ahead

Britain also committed to paying a minimum price for the power generated by the Hinkley Point for 35 years and Cameron insisted that the deal displayed UK's openness to foreign investment. ITV News reported she had meant to make an announcement on Monday but had to postpone. It was dismissed as speculation by the source, who insisted no decision has been taken and that Mrs May's timetable remains the same.

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JetBlue CFO to retire after five years in role

The recent traded volume of 6.89 million shares higher than its average volume of 5.94 million shares. If we glance over stock price target, the analysts were fairly in stock's favor assigning high price target of 29 and average price target of 22.70.

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US household income posts record surge in 2015, poverty falls

This marks the first time since 2007-the year before the Great Recession-that median household income has increased at all. The median income for men working full-time increased 1.5 percent to $51,212. Non-Hispanic white households increased by 4.4%. Income stagnation had become a hallmark of the post-recession years, hobbling families who were facing higher expenses for everything from education to housing while their earnings went sideways.

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California governor vetoes 'tampon tax' bill, 6 others

They said the legislation would raise costs for farmers and make it more hard for them to compete with rivals in other states and countries, and that added costs would force employers to cut workers' hours, ultimately hurting hundreds of thousands of farmworkers in California.

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Bayer closes deal to buy Monsanto for $66 billion

Bayer will fund the transaction, which values shares of Monsanto at $56 billion, with a combination of debt and equity. The big obstacle the companies now face is getting the merger past regulators around the globe. The two companies were in talks to sound out ways to combine their businesses as early as March, which culminated in Bayer coming out with an initial $122 per-share takeover proposal in May.

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Sanders: Obama Should Order New Analysis on Dakota Access Pipeline Project

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., planned to join members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe at a rally outside the White House Tuesday evening. The Obama administration has temporarily halted pipeline construction under Lake Oahe, on the Missouri River, and in the 20 miles surrounding the area, but construction has continued on other parts of the 1,172-mile route.

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Former Barclays executive fights FCA over critical report

But Mr Tinney is contesting the decision and is taking the case to a tribunal. After discussing it with the wealth chief executive, he took steps to make sure the people mentioned in the report did not see it, and did not enter it into the company's records or IT systems.

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Pre-Orders of iPhone 7 Are 'Biggest Ever,' Say Sprint and T

In addition, the $159 wireless headphones called AirPods that Apple is marketing with the iPhone 7 only provide five hours of listening time or two hours of phone time per charge, he said . The ordeal, however, was escalated to the next level when the customers left with a message to check back later even in the pre-order window i.e September 9.

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Ford Will Put a Fully Autonomous Car On Sale by 2025

He will be hoping that Ford will still be around to celebrate the centenary of the autonomous vehicle. Fields said the company has a "contingency fund" to finance future investments that fit into Ford's long-range mobility strategy, but wants to "make sure we are investing wisely" in a field where less than half the prospects offer real value.

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Drexel Morgan buys $1128393 stake in American Express Company (AXP)

AXP has been the topic of several other research reports. American Express Company makes up approx 0.06% of Private Advisor Group's portfolio.Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.v. The firm had revenue of $8.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.33 billion. American Express had a net margin of 16.73% and a return on equity of 28.00%.

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Worth Watching Stock: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

The average target stock price is $38.41 with 0 rating the company a strong buy, 0 rating the company a buy, 0 analysts rating the stock a hold, 0 rating the company to underperform, and finally 0 analystsrating the company as sell. The shares were acquired at an average price of $12.26 per share, with a total value of $61,300.00. Earnings growth is an important factor to look at when buying stocks and investors look for companies that have grown their earnings at least 25% or more for the ...

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Obama Critiques Media: Clinton And Trump Aren't Even Comparable

Clinton's campaign revealed her pneumonia diagnosis only after she abruptly left a ceremony on Sunday marking the September 11, 2001 attacks. Rose got straight to the point with the former president during the interview, asking how Hillary was doing after she fainted Sunday at a 9/11 memorial event and confessed that she had been diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday.

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Eid Mubarak - blessings to our Muslim readers

While Eid means festival in Arabic, Adha means sacrifice. Eid al-Adha is called Hajj Celebration day in some countries like Malaysia and Indonesia. In the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Adha occurs on the 10th day of the Dhu al-Hijjah and is also the third day of the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca .

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Josh Dobbs has inconsistent outing in Tennessee's OT win

The offensive line got whipped much of the evening, due in part to what coach Butch Jones said was scheme and Appalachian State moving its front around to offset its lack of size. The Mountaineers missed a 42-yard field goal try with 5:24 left but Tennessee couldn't take advantage. "They came out here and fought". Now, they're in FBS, and they were much more unsafe to the Vols than they even were to MI back in 2007.

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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades JP Energy Partners LP (JPEP) to Sell

NextEra Energy Partners' chairman and chief executive officer Jim Robo said: "This acquisition further demonstrates our ability to acquire assets at attractive yields, which will be accretive for our investors, as well as the continued strength of the pipeline of growth opportunities our sponsor NextEra Energy Resources provides".


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