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Wall St gains on Apple, dimmer chances of rate hike

Futures on the S&P 500 traded firmly higher throughout the day. Financial stocks accounted for almost half of the gains with Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Australia's biggest bank by market cap, closing 1.9 per cent higher. "There's nothing in these numbers that tells us rates should be heading up", Mark Kepner, managing director and equity trader at Themis Trading LLC in Chatham, New Jersey, said by phone.

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Weak sterling post-Brexit vote boost manufacturing exports

LONDON, Sept 2 Sterling was pinned near one-month highs on Friday awaiting a construction sector survey that could feed into expectations that the economy is holding up well after the Brexit vote. "But it remains to be seen whether this expansion of activity is merely filling the post-Brexit void or whether this strong performance will continue".

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Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7 smartphones: US agency

Samsung has launched a newest smartphone in its Galaxy A series, called Galaxy A9 Pro at a price of Rs 32 ,490. Samsung and other experts should search for factors outside the battery cells that could have led to overheating, he said .

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G20 to agree refugees a global issue: EU diplomat

Obama has made the 12-nation TPP the centerpiece of a diplomatic "pivot" to Asia, but the prospects for USA congressional approval have looked increasingly dim, with both major presidential candidates - Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump - standing opposed.

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PM May says United Kingdom to become leader in free trade despite Brexit

Obama said, however, that he wouldn't comment about "specific investigations that are still live and active", an apparent reference to the hack of the Democratic National Committee. But Duterte did not take kindly to that notion. And we have long ceased to be a colony. "I think that's what the British people want". Nobody, but nobody.

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US recalls Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Though Samsung promised replacement devices, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said U.S. customers would be eligible for refunds if they choose. The company itself is formally recalling all units in an effort to keep its customers safe. Since then, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has not only stepped in, but US aviation safety officials have also taken the unusual step of warning airline passengers not to turn on or charge the phone during flights, or put them in checked bags.

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Oil Prices Drop On Returning Libya, Nigeria Supplies

Brent crude futures were trading at $46.18 per barrel at 1300 GMT, up 33 cents, from the last settlement. For crude oil inventories, the EIA reported a drop of 559,000 barrels, compared to forecasts for a gain of 3.8 million barrels. "I think the oil market clearly overreacted to the products build data we had yesterday and that's indicative of today's price rebound", said Jay Hatfield , portfolio manager at New York-based InfraCap MLP, which invests in equities of energy partnerships.

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Truck with 1000 Apple iPhones stolen by two thiefs in India, arrested

After a few minutes, his hands and eyes started itching and he had to stop the truck on the roadside to wash his face. Kalam Singh, the man who was driving the truck carrying iPhones, approached the Vasant Kunj (south) police station, and told them about the robbery.

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SC tells builder to deposit Rs 12 cr for delay in project

The money has to be deposited within four weeks. In May this year, National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) had asked Parsvnath Developers to refund the amount paid by 70 home buyers in its Parsvnath Exotica project in Ghaziabad with 12 percent interest for delaying the project.

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Another North Carolina GOP senator raises LGBT law repeal

The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/2d31A33 ) McCrory showed no signs of backing off his position defending the law. "It's one thing for Bruce Springsteen to pull concerts and for PayPal to pull jobs", Bitzer said, but "when you're talking about the heart of a sports conference in a state with such loyalty that's a real punch in the gut about this policy decision, and who's to be held responsible for it".

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Novavax Stock Plunges After Respiratory Disease Vaccine Fails in Trial

Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) announced it will host its 4th annual Investor and Analyst Meeting, Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ET in New York, NY. Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX): After opening at $8.48, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $8.1 on Thursday. The stock now has its 52-Week High range of $10.70 and 52-week low range of $4.08.

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Solid US employment gains expected in August

LONDON - The dollar fell and stocks rose after US jobs growth was weaker than expected in August, slashing prospects of a rate hike by the US Federal Reserve this month. BNP Paribas' economics team agreed, saying unlike May payrolls, the August jobs report didn't contain any flashing warning signs about the economy, and in their view, September could still be on the table.

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US federal government halts work on part of oil pipeline project

The government statement also acknowledged the top activist concerns and called for consideration of "nationwide reform with respect to considering tribes' views" for future projects. Martinez was doubtful, though, that Dakota Access would stop bulldozing contested private land. "I don't think this is just a Standing Rock Sioux Tribe issue", said Joseph Moose, a member of three California tribes who traveled to join the protest.

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Wells Fargo seeks to shore up reputation in wake of scandal

During a five-year period, the bank fired roughly 5,300 employees and managers for opening the accounts without customers' knowledge or approval as part of a bid to meet sales targets, Wells Fargo confirmed. Wells Fargo saw a number of changes during Tolstedt's tenure - particularly at the end of it. Stumpf began speaking out publicly for the first time since the controversy thrust the San Francisco-based bank into the spotlight.

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Jolt to PDP, Srinagar MP Resigns From Party

The PDP won all the three Lok Sabha seats in the Kashmir Valley in 2014. "The decision was tough as I have invested my youth in my party". Karra resignation could begin the spree of exits from PDP , which is facing massive anguish from people in Kashmir.

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Trump calls for 4 percent growth, pledges to create 25 million jobs

They'll be very upset". Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban, a frequent Trump critic who endorsed his opponent Hillary Clinton, also said those comments would reduce confidence in the market. If growth remains around a more realistic 2 percent, Goldwein said, Trump's plan would add roughly $5 trillion to the nation's debt. Mr. Trump, in a speech at the Economic Club of NY, elaborated on his proposals to slash tax rates and regulations to boost growth.

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Derailed train at Watford disrupting Coventry to London train services

There were no reports of injuries, but services in and out of London Euston are facing "major disruption". Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said a train hit a landslip caused by torrential rain, resulting in a small section of the train leaving the tracks a few miles north of Watford.

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Fishermen upset over creation of Atlantic's first monument

President Obama is still pushing on Friday, July 22, 2011 to "go big" on debt deal even though he is facing resistance from his own party. To coincide with the announcement, the White House's Instagram was taken over today by five ocean photographers.

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Oil-Market Rescue Seen No Nearer Amid Saudi-Russia 'Lip Service'

The comments signal that any deal between oil producers in Algiers later this month may have to accommodate more supplies from Iran. While OPEC adopted a Saudi-led policy allowing members to raise output to protect market share from higher-cost producers in 2014, Iran's supplies were constrained until this year by global sanctions over its nuclear program.

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Paul Ryan: Donald Trump Should Release Tax Returns

Mr Trump said his team believes that his trade, energy and regulation policies and a new plan to cut non-defence spending by one per cent each year would keep his plan from adding to United States government deficits. Trump denounced it as the weakest recovery of the last 70 years. It will be simpler and lower, Trump said, when he's president. The speech and updated proposal rehash much of what Trump has already run on, but repeated updates to his tax proposal and economic projections ...

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Emissions Probe Results With a Veteran Volkswagen Engineer Charged

Liang admitted that during this time, he and his co-conspirators knew that VW marketed its diesel vehicles to the USA public as "clean diesel" and environmentally-friendly, and promoted the increased fuel economy. The engineer, James Liang, entered his plea in Detroit federal court Friday, his lawyer saying that Liang was "one of many at Volkswagen " involved in the fraud.

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California to extend most ambitious USA climate change law

The new law puts "very severe caps on the emission of greenhouse gases in California without requiring the regulatory agencies to give any consideration" to how it will affect the economy and residents, the California Chamber of Commerce said in a statement .

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Tamil Nadu Bandh DMK Workers Stage Protest Over Cauvery Water Dispute

We reiterate that neither bandhs nor agitations can take place after the Supreme Court has passed an order. September 16: As various trade organizations and farmer associations called for statewide shutdown today in Tamil Nadu over the ongoing dispute on Cauvery water and agitation against Tamils in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has extended their hand to the shutdown.

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Justin Timberlake Says He Would "Absolutely" Collaborate With Britney Spears!

He's a genius, I think. Though he's busy being a dad and with his own music career these days, the " Drink You Away " singer said he's ready for a "call" from Brit's people.

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U.S. open: Stocks drop as oil prices fall on supply glut worries

Energy companies feel the pressure of lower oil prices, while mining companies are being weighed down on. Oil prices rose as much as 2 percent on Thursday, tracking a surge in gasoline futures and higher US equity markets that helped stem a two-day rout in crude futures.

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Hinkley Point gets the go ahead with new safeguards

The Hinkley project is expected to create more than 25,000 jobs. "This is not out of kilter with the way that things go on in other major economies around the world", said Martin Young, Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets. It is "baffling" that Britain had welcomed investment by state-owned Chinese companies given fears they could build weaknesses into IT systems, "which will allow them to shut down Britain's energy production at will", Timothy wrote in a blog.

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Trump campaigns in Asheville amid protests, addresses Clinton's 'basket of deplorables' remark

Outgoing Florida Speaker of the House Steve Crisafulli penned an opinion piece yesterday slamming Hillary Clinton's now-infamous "basket of deplorables" phrase to describe half of Donald Trump's supporters. One of her advantages in this campaign is that many voters view her as more level-headed and tactful than Trump. Trump, in an interview on WDGJ-AM, an Albany radio station, insisted he has a chance to win NY, where a Siena College poll shows Clinton with a 30-point lead.

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Oil rises on smaller-than-expected build in USA crude stocks

That confounded market expectations for a gain of four million barrels, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg News. US West Texas Intermediate futures CLc1 were up 29 cents, or 0.7 percent, at $45.19 a barrel. Chances of an increase in interest rates this month now sit at around 15%, according to CME Group's Fed funds futures. The deal is expected to value Monsanto, the world's largest seeds firm, at more than the sweetened US$127.50 per share cash offer that the German ...

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Redhall attributes share price jump to Hinkley Point approval

Existing legal powers, and a new legal framework , will mean that the British government is able to intervene in the sale of EDF's stake once Hinkley is operational, it said. Energy Secretary Greg Clark said Thursday that the Hinkley Point deal "will include a series of measures to enhance security" and ensure it can not change hands without the government's agreement.

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Bayer and Monsanto agree to $66 billion deal

Already there are concerns the latest mega-merger in the sector could put too much power in the hands of just a few players, pushing up prices for farmers. Bayer paid a 44 percent premium to Monsanto shareholders. In U.S. trading, shares of both companies closed up 0.6 percent, with Bayer at $104.85 and Monsanto at $106.76.

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Putin denies Russia's involvement in Hillary Clinton campaign hacking

Earlier the whistleblower website WikiLeaks published some 20,000 emails of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), which suggested that the party leadership colluded to have Clinton rather than her principal competitor Bernie Sanders be chosen as Democratic Party's presidential hopeful.

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Saudi Arabia tops USA as world's biggest oil producer

Crude oil inventories in the US fell by 600,000 barrels last week to 510.8 million barrels, the Energy Information Administration reported , adding that they remain at unseasonably high levels. Internationally-favored Brent Crude Oil was down 92 cents at $46.18. The API build was "much less" than expected and boosted prices, he said. Demand growth is slowing and supply is rising, it said.

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Ford CEO says Trump's claims are 'absolutely not' true

It's disgraceful that our politicians allow them to get away with it", Trump said in a speech at the Economic Club of NY on Thursday. Trump has been using Ford for months as a prime example of what's wrong with US trade policy, but Ford has been strongly rebutting the GOP nominee.

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Wells Fargo no longer world's most valuable bank

He is the highest-ranking Wells Fargo executive to publicly speak about alleged misdeeds at the bank since the settlement was announced. "This ought to be a moment where people stop and remember how unsafe the system is when you don't have the proper protections in place", Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said at a conference Tuesday, according to CNBC .

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Ford says 2017 performance will fall from 2016 levels as costs rise

The recall covers certain Ford Taurus and Police Interceptor sedans, Ford Flex wagons, Lincoln MKS sedans and Lincoln MKT SUVs from the 2013 through 2015 model years. The maker of the best-selling F-150 pickup truck and the iconic Mustang muscle auto has said it will invest $4.5 billion to bring 13 new electric and hybrid vehicles to market by 2020.


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