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Saints at Giants: Game preview, odds, prediction

That's the first time in National Football League history teams have played four consecutive times with the victor scoring 48 or more points. Indeed, Beckham caught eight passes for 130 yards and three touchdowns in the Saints' win over Big Blue a year ago.

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Trump shares summary of check-up with Dr. Oz

Ted Cruz in his presidential bid, said that projection can be effective - but that Trump would be better served focusing on Clinton's clearer vulnerabilities, including perceptions that she isn't trustworthy. Trump said Monday he was planning to release detailed health information from the new physical exam in the coming days, following Hillary Clinton's health scare at the September 11 memorial service and revelations that she was diagnosed with pneumonia.

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Next sees fall in half-year profits and hints at price hike

Wolfson warned that July sales had only really been good because of a big increase in the amount of stock put into the sale and that, since then, it had been "challenging and volatile". Next Retail sales rose 0.1 per cent during this period, while Next Brand swelled three per cent and Next Direction jumped seven per cent. Its gloomy comments were echoed by rival John Lewis Partnership, which posted a 14.7 per cent slide in half-year pre-tax profits to £81.9 million, citing "deep structural ...

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Remnants of Hermine felt on East Coast

He adds it will not make landfall. Hermine is now off the coast of NY state, so it may be a day or two before Rhode Islanders feel her full effects added Gould. "The main concern today will be high surf and unsafe rip currents on all ocean exposed beaches as a result of Post-Tropical Storm Hermine, " forecasters wrote on social media.

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Chemical Giant Bayer Agrees To Buy Monsanto For $66 Billion

Louis. Bayer in the U.S.is known largely for its pharmaceuticals , with scientists who developed modern Aspirin and Alka-Seltzer. Founded in 1901, Monsanto in the past also produced pharmaceuticals and industrial chemicals, including toxic substances such as polychlorinated biphenyls, now banned and commonly known as PCBs, and the herbicide Agent Orange, which was used by the USA military in Vietnam.

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Ford moving all small car production to Mexico

GM has outlined plans to use its alliance with Lyft to place electric and autonomous vehicles in ride services fleets, while expanding auto sharing through its Maven brand. Ford reported a 5 per cent drop in monthly sales for August and said in July that a cooling USA auto boom could affect 2016 profits. - WATCH IT, TESLA: Ford technology chief Raj Nair suggested that Tesla Motors' semi-autonomous Autopilot system was put into public hands too early.

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Wells Fargo's unit to sell fund administration business

The bank was hit hard by allegations that its staff opened millions of bank accounts and credit cards for customers without their consent in an effort to meet internal sales goals. Shifting the blame to employees is "an astonishing indictment of how people in power think", she said. Wells Fargo is a renowned global provider of banking, mortgage, investing, credit card, insurance, and consumer and commercial financial services, headquartered out of San Francisco, California.

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Job Cuts Hit Disney Consumer Products and Interactive

The company is shifting from a strategy of developing games internally to licensing its franchises for games built by third-party game development firms, a Disney spokesman said . The layoffs amount to 5 percent of the staff at the segment now known as Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media. Overall, Disney employs more than 180,000 people around the world.

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Web billionaire to pay $1.1 billion divorce settlement

In one of the costliest divorce settlements ever, a high-flying Chinese tech tycoon will pay his wife a whopping $1.1 billion. But several media outlets, including China Daily , and the Financial Times , called the transaction one of China's most-expensive divorces.

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Great British Bake Off leaves BBC, two hosts quit

Speaking in April about the Bake Off's potential departure from the BBC, he seemed open-minded about his role on the show. "The whole family loves it", he told Now magazine. Dr Who actor and writer Mark Gatiss called on Channel 4 to reverse their Bake Off bid and return the show to the BBC. Ms Hunt used the recent move of Formula One from the BBC to Channel 4 as an example of its "good track record on protecting and growing the shows viewers love".

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Oil rises on draw in US crude stocks, but supply worries remain

The report, released at 10:30 a.m., announced crude oil inventories, excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, decreased by 600,000 barrels this past week. Elsewhere, on the ICE Futures Exchange in London , for November delivery turned around, gaining 0.13% to $47.16. "So, the million-dollar question is really a 14.5-million-barrel question.as in where did all those barrels go to?" Some expected more light in forthcoming EIA data.

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Apple, Google in fix over Aadhaar linkage

This year, the government banned Facebook's free web service and declined to relieve Apple from local sourcing rules and for opening its own stores. One consulting group in India is predicting "a battle of ecosystems" between the state and tech companies.

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Moto E3 Power May Launch In India On Sept 19

Speculation about the E3 Power's launch in India was doing the rounds since an unnamed Moto device was spotted on the country's import-export tracking website Zauba. It is decked out with an 8 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera, with it shooting "crystal clear photos, videos at 30 fps in 1080p, with the 8 MP camera featuring a fast f/2.2 aperture and a camera sensor that uses larger-than-average pixels".

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ACC Announces Relocation Of Neutral Site Championships Due To NC Bill

But because the organization feels North Carolina's "House Bill 2 is inconsistent with these values", it will relocate all neutral-site games out of the state. "The ACC presidents engaged in a constructive, wide-ranging and vigorous discussion of this complex issue over the past two days". While no decision on a replacement site has been announced, Jacksonville and Tampa, both in Florida, hosted the championship games prior to Charlotte.

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Morrisons' boss thanks 'food makers', as profits rise

The lower price strategy the retailer has embarked on as well as making improvements to the customer experience has been paying off. "However, our priorities are unchanged, and we will continue to invest in becoming more competitive and improving the shopping trip for customers".

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August hiring to have outsize impact on Fed's next move

Policymakers at the US Federal Reserve have pointed to steady job gains in recent months in signaling that they are likely to raise interest rates this year to ward of inflation in the medium-term. And monthly payroll growth has averaged a solid 230,000 over the past three months, suggesting room exists for a rate hike this month. They "will want to wait another couple of months, to ensure the data does rebound in September and that August is revised higher", Paul Ashworth, chief USA ...

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Stocks dip, US yield curve hits steepest in 2 months

She said the USA central bank should adopt a "moderate and gradual" approach to lifting rates and avoid moves to "tighten policy pre-emptively". "Markets have continued to be spooked by the potential for central banks to scale back the level of monetary support on nearly a global basis", Peter Chatwell, head of euro rates strategy at Mizuho said.

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Mortgage Loan Rates Tick Lower, Applications Increase

The benchmark 30 year loan interest rates have been published at 3.625% at Suntrust Banks (NYSE:STI) carrying an April of 3.7130% today. On an unadjusted basis, total volume decreased 17% compared with the previous week. 15 year loan interest rates are being offered for 2.990% today carrying an April of 3.1308%. The benchmark 30 year fixed rate loan interest rates at Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) are being offered for 3.375% today and an April of 3.453%.

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Samsung urges consumers to 'immediately' stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphone

Samsung last week began a global recall for the phone, just two weeks after its launch, because of the risk of them catching fire or exploding. Both Vodafone, Spark and 2 Degrees have all stopped sales of the phone and are offering various options for trading in replacing the units at stores.

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Tesla's Announced Upcoming Changes to Autopilot

Telsa's Autopilot has come under scrutiny since the Florida crash that killed Tesla driver Joshua Brown in May, the first known death involving a driver using the system. These sensors allowed the cars to operate in " autopilot mode " - steering and driving themselves (although the company has always stated that autopilot mode was a beta feature, and that humans should always remain in control).

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What do Bayer and Monsanto sell? A look at the 2 companies

Leverkusen-based Bayer said the merged companies' agriculture business would have its seeds business and North American business headquarters in St. "We believe that this combination with Bayer represents the most compelling value for our shareowners, with the most certainty through the all-cash consideration", said Hugh Grant, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Monsanto .

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Median household income in Maryland grew 3.8 percent a year ago

During the same time period, regions in metro areas but outside principal cities - that is, suburban households - had the highest median income of $64,144. That is the largest decline in poverty since 1999. Statewide, Virginians saw the median household income rise to $66,262. The supplemental poverty measure - an alternate way of gauging poverty, which takes more factors into account - also dropped significantly, falling by 1 percentage point to 14.3 percent.

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Wells Fargo exec of fined unit gets $125M payday

Cordray. Wells Fargo said Tuesday that it would eliminate those sales goals by the end of the year. "These bad practices were not a revenue-generating activity", Shrewsberry said, the news website writes. "This is a wake-up call". "Other firms are going to rethink this whole policy", he said. "How you reward people, how you motivate people and what values you hold people to matter".

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Luck looks impressive in 1st game back despite loss to Lions

Mackensie Alexander (Immokalee), defensive back, Minnesota Vikings, No. 20 - Alexander played, but did not register any stats in the Vikings' 25-16 victory at Tennessee on Sunday. "Defensively, we played like (bleep) toward the end", he said. "The slow start, again, we have to find a way to get that fixed. We ran out of gas at the end".

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U.S. job growth slows more than expected in August

The lack of clarity about a rate hike from the Fed boosted gold. The August jobs report has typically come in below economists' expectations and is usually revised higher in the following months. The Wall Street Journal has a list of five key items market participants should be looking out for when the Labor Department releases its August jobs report on Friday.

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Superannuation settles on changes

The change to the cap should see the government's entire superannuation package of reforms passed by parliament. Overall the budget will be saved $180 million in the next four years and $670 million in the medium-term, Treasurer Scott Morrison said.

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Bayer to acquire Monsanto for $66bn in cash

The German pharmaceutical and chemical giant Bayer says it will buy USA seed seller Monsanto for $66 billion in an all-cash deal that will create the world's largest supplier of seeds and agricultural chemicals . Sen. Bayer and Monsanto executives said they won't identify areas of business overlap before regulators in the European Union, U.S., Canada, Brazil and two dozen other countries review the acquisition for potential antitrust issues.

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Asia mostly down, Europe mixed on global growth worries

That followed a 1.47% S&P 500 gain on Monday, as investors recovered some poise after Fed governor Lael Brainard called for "prudence" at next week's rate setting meeting. Ten-year yields dipped 1 bps to 1.66 percent. In December 2015, the Fed raised rates for the first time in almost a decade, bringing the range for the federal funds rate to between 0.25 percent and 0.50 percent from a range of 0 percent to 0.25 percent previously.

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United States signs $38-billion defence aid agreement with Israel

The MOU's amount of aid is an increase from the previous 10-year agreement, moving from $3.1-billion per year to $3.3-billion, beginning in 2018. "The U.S.is sending a message to the region that despite all the differences between us and Israel over last few years, none of Israel's adversaries have a patron willing to commit as much money to their defense as the United States is committing to Israel", The Washington Institute analyst David Makovsky told USA Today .

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Tropical Storm Julia soaks South Carolina

The watch is in effect through Friday evening for Brunswick and New Hanover counties in Southeastern North Carolina and Georgetown and Horry County in SC. Tybee Island Mayor Jason Buelterman said, "We're flying our double red flags at the beach, which basically means the beach is closed". Rossiter walked to school Wednesday morning in stiff, swirling winds and a steady drizzle, he said.

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Libyans hope to export from oil terminals seized by general

The call comes at the time when the internationally recognised Unity government has lost four oil ports in the North east of the country. The seizure of all four export terminals in the so-called oil crescent was a major blow to Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj's government, which is nearly entirely dependent on oil revenues for its income.

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Monsanto agrees to $66B buyout by Bayer

Bayer , maker of drugs such as Aspirin and Alka-Seltzer, is expected to complete the deal by the end of next year. Leverkusen-based Bayer said the merged companies' agriculture business would have its seeds business and North American business headquarters in St.

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US Agrees Record $38 Billion Military Aid Deal to Israel

Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that the terms of the deal included some compromises on the part of Israel, such as prohibition from seeking more funds from Congress, an added condition to phase out USA aid spending on its defense industry, and to progressively increase the use of aid for American made weapons.

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Median Income Takes Biggest Jump Since Great Recession, Poverty Rate Drops

The largest source of those gains is probably increased employment rather than pay raises. That's a sharp contrast from the national picture drawn by Tuesday's Census report . "I can't remember feeling such glee on seeing a new economics data report", the Economic Policy Institute's Larry Mishel tweeted September 13. And given that wages have, if anything, been rising a smidge faster in 2016 while inflation has stayed low, I wouldn't be surprised to see similar improvements in next ...

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Census Bureau to release new poverty numbers

Even with the gain, the amount remains below the median household income of $57,423 in 2007 when the Great Recession began. Income for the poorest 10 percent of households jumped 7.9 percent, while for the wealthiest 10 percent, incomes rose just 2.9 percent.


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