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Fox News' recently named co-presidents sign new contracts

Murdoch says the new deals will ensure "stability and leadership to help guide the network for years to come". Prior to this position, Abernethy was the EVP of Fox News, where he led development for long-term strategic and business plans for the network.

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VW engineer pleads guilty in United States diesel cheating scandal

Neal of the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of MI are prosecuting the case. Liang's plea bargain obliges him to cooperate with the US government in its investigations. Questions about Volkswagen emissions first arose in 2014, when West Virginia University researchers identified discrepancies between what the cars emitted on the road and in testing situations.

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Pentagon Demonstrates F-35 Ability To Skirt Key Chinese, Russian Air Defense

This means that an F-35 can stealthily enter heavily contested enemy air space , detect threats, and have them destroyed by a missile fired from a remote site, like an Aegis land site or destroyer, without firing a shot and risking giving up its position.

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FTSE 100 clings to slim gain after 3 losses in a row

European stock markets are trading sharply lower on Monday as investor sentiment was rattled by concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve could be considering an imminent interest rate hike. Associated British Foods , which owns fashion chain Primark, was the biggest loser on the market and had seen its share price drop nearly 10% on Monday afternoon following a disappointing financial results release in the morning.

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Delhi LG reviews situation on Chikungunya

Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra, who met Arvind Kejriwal in Bengaluru after the chief minister underwent a throat surgery, said Kejriwal called a united fight against the "disease and mosquitoes", NDTV reported. He said the government had cancelled the leave of all government hospital staff. This year, between January and September, the state recorded 2,500 dengue cases, while 1,600 cases were recorded during the corresponding period last year, said officials.

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UPS to Hire 95000 Seasonal Workers

UPS said Wednesday it will add about 95,000 seasonal workers to meet demand from online shopping. The openings are a combination of seasonal and permanent jobs, including 440 package handlers, 105 package-car and tractor-trailer drivers and 360 driver helpers.

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 Causes More Damages

The federal government of the said country announced on September 12 their concern about the gadgets potential to cause danger to their people. "All Samsung employees will do our best to resolve problems", Samsung plans to say in its upcoming ad, according to company officials.

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Xi to G-20: Let's have more action than talk

The governments pledged to avoid devaluing their currencies to boost exports. Tensions over the disputed waters between China and its neighbours were expected to hang over the Group of Twenty (G20) summit, which opened in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou yesterday.

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Oil rises on smaller-than-expected build in United States crude stocks

West Texas Intermediate ticked down to $44.33 per barrel mid-morning on Wednesday, down from a closing price $44.90 per barrel on Tuesday. The surplus will last longer than previously thought as demand growth slumps, the IEA said. Meanwhile, other oil-rich nations such as Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Iraq are producing oil at or near historical all-time high levels. Forecasts range from a drop of 1 point to a gain of 0.5 point.

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Wells Fargo could claw back $17 million from retiring Tolstedt

The New York Times said regulators estimate about two million such accounts - 1.5 million bank accounts and 565,000 credit-card applications. Wells Fargo declined 2.4% to $47.40 at 9:39 a.m.in NY, the worst performance in the 24-company KBW Bank Index, which dropped 1.4%.

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JPMorgan tops Wells Fargo as biggest USA bank by market cap

United States attorneys in NY and San Francisco have opened criminal inquiries, the person said, adding that under Justice Department guidelines, investigators will look into both potential corporate and individual wrongdoing. So who's to blame? Wells Fargo has long cultivated a reputation for staying out of the regulatory headaches that have dogged some of its biggest competitors.

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Delhi High Court quashes appointment of 21 AAP parliamentary secretaries

Navjot Singh Sidhu said that Kejriwal wanted him as a decorative piece in AAP. "Keriwal thinks he is the only honest person in the world and honesty is his copy right", Mr Sidhu said. He said the front would hardly have any impact on the SAD -BJP alliance as they are determined to fight the upcoming Assembly polls exclusively on the plank of development.

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Bayer to acquire Monsanto with $66 billion offer

The acquisition remains subject to closing conditions and regulatory review, including approval by Monsanto shareholders, the companies said. In the combined agriculture business, Bayer plans to house its global seeds and North American commercial headquarters in St.

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UPS To Hire 95000 Seasonal Workers for Upcoming Holidays

The full- and part-time seasonal positions - primarily package handlers, drivers and driver-helpers - have always been an entry point for permanent employment at UPS . UPS tries to make the jobs more enticing by noting that about one-third of seasonal hires eventually land year-round jobs at the company. While some of the jobs are temporary, numerous full and part-time positions can lead to permanent jobs with the company.

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European Union says aid to Turkey beginning to flow

And while the European ministers do not appear concerned about stretching that deadline, there are limits - the disbursement of the money has to happen by October at the latest. Migration spokesman Giorgos Kyritsis said on Friday that his country, which hosts a bulk of the refugees in the continent, can not afford to take in more asylum seekers from other European countries.

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Cowen Indicates Potential 18.07% Increase In Shares Of Wal-Mart Stores Inc

On average, equities analysts anticipate that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will post $4.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Wal-Mart Stores had a return on equity of 17.93% and a net margin of 3.04%. InterOcean Capital LLC now owns 110,574 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $6,778,000 after buying an additional 28,766 shares during the last quarter.

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Facebook chooses New Mexico for new data center over Utah

New Mexico wasn't on the radar before that August 2015 meeting. "We appreciate the efforts of so many Utahns in outlining the state's benefits and look forward to conversations continuing in the future". The announcement that Facebook will build its new $250 million data center in Los Lunas follows months of speculation. Although PNM's filing did not identify Los Lunas by name, the specifications of the data center matched those in the Los Lunas industrial revenue bond proposal.

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Income and Health Insurance Coverage in the US Rise, Poverty Drops

The poverty rate saw its largest decline since the recession, dropping 1.2 percentage points to 13.5 percent. "While these new numbers are encouraging, far too many families are still living in poverty", said Rev. The U.S. poverty rate also fell significantly for the first time in years. For ages 18 to 64, the poverty rate was 12.4 percent, down from 13.5 percent.

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Pence declines to call David Duke 'deplorable,' disavows support

Speaking to CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Monday, Pence declined to call Duke "deplorable", though he disavowed his support. Pence is in Washington ahead of meetings with Capitol Hill Republicans on Tuesday. A Donald Trump supporter upset with the vandals who've been stealing his campaign signs has rigged up a shocking surprise for future thieves. For Pence, it seems acceptable to label Mexican immigrants as drug runners and rapists and Muslims as terrorists, but calling a man who believes the ...

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Michigan sued over poor reading skills of Detroit students

The 136-page complaint sites student achievement data compiled by the state, and separately, by the nonprofit Excellent Schools Detroit , that show literacy proficiency rates in Detroit's worst performing schools hovers near zero in almost all subject area.

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Dollar falls, stocks rise after weak U.S. jobs data

Over the last several years, the government's August payrolls estimates have been weak, only to be subsequently revised higher. In addition, a survey released Friday by Rutgers University showed that Americans are more confident that they could find a job if necessary than they were two years ago.

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Ireland orders probe into bad bank's Northern Ireland loan sale

Northern Ireland police in July opened a criminal inquiry into the sale by NAMA to USA private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management of the agency's Northern Ireland loan book for 1.32 billion pounds ($1.71 billion). The Comptroller and Auditor General found Nama has losses of £162m on deals linked to Northern Ireland properties, the vast majority from Project Eagle.

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Mike Zimmer won't name starting quarterback before Packers game

The Titans had a revamped roster from a new general manager for coach Mike Mularkey in his first game since having the interim tag removed in January. Kendricks, who missed the entire preseason with a hamstring injury, returned a Marcus Mariota interception for a score late in the third quarter to give the Vikings the lead for good at 12-10.

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Bayer to Buy Monsanto in $66 Billion Deal

He says the deal is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. The Bayer-Monsanto tie-up follows a merger trend in the agricultural sector. At 1055 GMT, Bayer shares were up 2.5 percent at 95.59 euros. It would also be the largest all-cash transaction on record, ahead of brewer InBev's $60.4 billion offer for Anheuser-Busch in 2008. Bayer and Monsanto 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 ...

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Britain presses for "unique" deal with EU after Brexit

She provoked anger when she told MPs that she would not "prematurely" reveal her negotiating hand or provide a "running commentary" over exit discussions with European Union leaders. The complexity of the challenge posed by Brexit was underlined by Australia's warning that it will be unable to strike a free trade deal with the United Kingdom for at least two and a half years.

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JPMorgan executive says digital wallets have yet to catch on

The Asset Management segment comprises investment and wealth management. Perkins Coie Trust Co boosted its position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co.by 10.2% in the second quarter. Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) also have significant role in eyes of active investors , firm has price to earnings growth of 2.54, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock.

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General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week

The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 1.77% and Monthly Volatility of 1.27%. The company's price sits 0.19% above from its 50-day moving average of $12.61 and -0.16% below from the stock's 200-day moving average which is $13.04. They now own 2.16 billion shares or 0.10% less from 2.16 billion shares in 2016Q1. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 104,765,891 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $1,414,340,000 after buying an additional 1,615,938 shares during ...

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Donald Trump: Russian interference in United States election "unlikely"

She's just too quick to intervene, invade, or to push for regime change, ' he said at the summit. She touted the bipartisan nature of the meeting and vowed to work across the aisle as president to tackle national security challenges. While Trump has leveled similar criticism in the past, doing so on Russian television could draw more criticism from those who have questioned his overtures to Putin, including a number of Republicans .

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IPhone 7 already shattering sales records

Users of the iPhone and iPad in the United Kingdom with a compatible device - iPhone 5 and newer, or iPad mini 2 and newer - are eligible for the update. Reviewers generally applauded the new jump in performance. The iPhone 7 Plus also has a much powerful dual lens camera which is why it needs 3GB of RAM to process photos.

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Public meeting on Georgia mosque canceled over safety fears

The five-week moratorium is set to expire September 20, and Kerr said that commissioners still intend to honor that expiration date. "In this case, a self-made video circulated on social media of a militia group from a neighboring county may have been trespassing on private property, and exhibiting harassing or violent behavior", County Manager Lloyd Kerr said in a statement released Tuesday.

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Bakken parent company CEO responds to federal action on pipeline

Energy Transfer Partners CEO Kelcy Warren said in a memo to employees Tuesday that the four-state project is almost 60 percent complete and that "concerns about the pipeline's impact on the local water supply are unfounded". The speakers encouraged President Barack Obama, who visited the reservation in 2014, to back their cause. Acting moments after a federal judge denied the tribe's request for a halt to construction, three federal agencies announced the administration's plan and asked the ...

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It's a boy! Orangutan born at National Zoo, 1st in 25 years

They confirmed pregnancy with a subsequent ultrasound. Zoo staff said they think the baby orangutan was conceived on February 2. Although zoo staff found out Batang was pregnant on February 2, after she took a human pregnancy test, they only revealed the news in June using Facebook .

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Nothing new from European Central Bank despite weak growth forecasts

The pan-European STOXX 600 (^STOXX) closed down around 0.3 percent, with the German DAX paring losses to finish 0.7 percent lower. Describing the ECB's current ultra-loose monetary policy as "effective", bank chief Mario Draghi said policymakers stood ready to take future action if needed to push up stubbornly low inflation and reinvigorate growth.

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Volkswagen engineer pleads guilty in emissions case

As part of the plea deal, Liang faces a mutually agreed-upon sentencing guideline that sets a maximum of five years in prison, according to court records. The software-which allowed cars to detect the conditions of a laboratory emissions test and alter engine parameters-was variously referred to by engineers as "acoustic function", "cycle beating software", and "emissions-tight mode".

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United States judge refuses to block oil pipeline near tribal lands

Activists from both Native American and climate circles have criticized the construction, while businesspeople and the Army Corps of Engineers work toward its completion. "We will have to pursue our options with an appeal and hope that construction isn't completed while that (appeal) process is going forward", he said.


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