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Donald Trump Finally Admitted Obama Was Born in the United States

In 2012, Trump offered to donate $5 million if Obama would produce records related to his citizenship. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton returned to the campaign trail on Thursday hoping to regain the ground she seemed to have lost to Republican rival Donald Trump during her absence through illness.

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Gold slips on steadier dollar and equities ahead of Fed meeting

Gold hit a two-week low on Friday after news of faster-than-expected growth in USA consumer inflation last month helped support the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates later this year. The Bank of Japan will conduct a comprehensive review of its stimulus programme after failing to reach its 2 percent inflation target. Sterling initially declined against the dollar on Thursday, after the Bank of England left interest rates at their record lows and indicated that it would cut ...

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Giant sinkhole dumps reprocessed water into Florida aquifer

The sinkhole is about 40 feet across. A gypsum stack is a pile of phosphogypsum, a byproduct from the production of phosphate fertilizers. The Minnesota-based company said it had increased monitoring and sampling of groundwater and found no offsite impacts, and pumped water out of the affected pond to reduce the volume of leakage.

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Markets Right Now: Banks, energy stocks lead US market lower

The pursuit of Deutsche has "serious implications for RBS, which is among a number of European institutions that could face similar claims from the U.S. Separately, Phoenix Group Holdings PLC, Britain's largest owner of life insurance funds closed to new customers, said it was in advanced discussions with Deutsche Bank about the possible acquisition of the German lender's British insurance business, Abbey Life Assurance Co.

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John Lewis: Donald Trump should seek forgiveness for birther push

Steve Nasset's letter ("No good options on the ballot", September 3) basically said he's going to vote for Hillary Clinton just to keep Donald Trump out of the White House. "He was asked one more time where was President Obama born and he still wouldn't say Hawaii. He still wouldn't say America", Clinton said. LISA DESJARDINS: It was a complete reversal for the man who years stoking the so-called birther controversy.

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House panel to probe Wells Fargo opening of accounts

The letter , sent Friday to Stumpf, requests a response prior to a September 20 hearing before the Senate Banking Committee at which Stumpf is expected to testify . That reputation is now at risk as lawmakers, regulators and even Wall Street analysts question how one of the country's largest banks could have allowed such behavior to fester for years.

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In Dallas And Across U.S., Demonstrators Rally Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The 1,170 mile pipeline is being built by the energy company called Energy Transfer for $3.7 billion. Protests against the Dakota Access pipeline have been ongoing for weeks, but on Tuesday, rallies across the US and world were held as part of a widespread " Day of Action " denouncing the project from a Dallas-based energy company.

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Tesla's Newest Upgrade For Autopilot To Reduce Accidents

Using radar and fleet learning, rather than relying primarily on cameras, would solve that problem, Musk said. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been investigating Tesla's Autopilot system since June because of the fatal accident.

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Reliance Jio Tariff Plans Finally Announced: Here's All You Need To Know

At the end of the trial there will be ten plans for subscribers, ranging from INR19 to INR4999 with free voice calls and between 100MB and 75GB data per month. " Jio is also partnering with some of the leading digital and Internet players in the world". Reliance Jio is an all IP based network, so when LTE network is not available it has to fall back on the 2G and 3G network of other operators which will incur a charge of 14p.

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Most convincing picture of the Loch Ness monster ever taken?

Though there has been no short of "evidence" claiming to prove that the mythical beast exists, Bremner's photo appears to be one of the most convincing testaments of all time. Even Esquire got into the act: "Nessie, Is That You?" "I suppose it could be seals - but I'm not so sure", he said. A famous photograph showing a mysterious head and neck in silhouette brought Nessie worldwide fame, but was later revealed to be a hoax.

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Oil prices rise after sharp slide

Seven analysts expect a rise, and five expect a drop. OPEC forecast demand for its oil will average 32.48 million bpd in 2017, down 530,000 bpd from its previous forecast. The revised demand forecasts from the IEA on Tuesday along with upward supply expectations from OPEC itself on Monday now bring this thesis into doubt.

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Funding to shore up Indian banks constrained by budgets: Arun Jaitley

The Finance Minister also said four state-run banks are probing whether the money in some financial inclusion scheme Jan Dhan accounts was deposited by the account holders themselves, or by business correspondents to keep the number of zero-balance accounts low, Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

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Iran says it'll increase output, ignore Russia-Saudi deal

Zangeneh said most members of OPEC want the price of crude oil to be between $50 and $60 per barrel. Russia , which is not an OPEC member, is producing 10.7 million barrels per day, while the U.S.is producing 8.48 million barrels per day.

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Oracle Earnings Miss Despite Cloud Growth

The corporation holds 41.91 million outstanding shares and its 38.45 million shares were floated in the market. "We live in a fast paced, modern world where being "Fiber Ready" is critical to success for our businesses and our communities across Kentucky".

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European banking shares dive amid threat of Deutsche Bank fine

According to a MarketWatch report , Germany's largest lender began negotiations with the DOJ yesterday regarding allegations of seriously problematic RMBS issuance and underwriting between 2005 and 2007. Deutsche's shares were down 8.1 percent at 12.04 euros in afternoon trading in Europe. Recently-installed Deutsche Bank chief executive John Cryan has set an ambitious target of resolving the lender's biggest legal worries by the end of 2016, including the United States mortgage-backed ...

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BBA Aviation To Sell ASIG To John Menzies For $202 Mln Cash

The acquisition will be funded through a £75m fully underwritten equity rights issue and new debt. He added that the deal would lead to "significant" cost savings and would increase profits in the first full financial year of ownership. Investor Shareholder Value Management (SVM), which holds over 7 percent of the firm, has urged Menzies to pursue more deals, a call the company answered by naming Dermot Smurfit, with a strong deals background, as its chairman this year.

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Deutsche Bank asked to pay $14 billion fine in US

Deutsche Bank has set aside US$5.5 billion to resolve a backlog of pending legal matters. Its overall legal provisions stood at 5.5 billion euros at the end of June, and according to a person close to the bank 2.5-3 billion of that had been reserved for the mortgages case.

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Brazil's former speaker faces ouster from Congress over Swiss accounts

Last December, Mr Cunha tabled an impeachment motion against Ms Rousseff in revenge for members of her Workers Party voting on the house's ethics committee to send a motion to expel him before the full chamber. His plan to impeach Rousseff, his biggest political opponent, was eventually successful. Cunha's power began to erode in the middle of past year after a plea bargain deal led to testimony linking him to multimillion-dollar Swiss bank accounts.

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Libyan Oil Company Lifts Force Majeure at Three Ports, Resumes Oil Exports

However Sanalla said the facilities were under the control of the NOC and that both the Tripoli-based UN-backed government and a rival parliament based in Tobruk, eastern Libya, supported reopening the ports. Haftar's seizure of the ports raises the prospect of renewed oil exports from Libya, whose crude reserves are estimated at around 48 billion barrels.

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Volkswagen engineer pleads guilty in U.S. diesel emissions probe

Mark Chutkow, chief of the criminal division for the U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of MI, declined to comment on the investigation. The employees then tried to cover things up when it became apparent regulators cottoned on to the scheme.

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Brokerage Perspectives On Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS)

Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 35,000 shares of the sporting goods retailer's stock worth $1,486,000 after buying an additional 2,300 shares during the period. Over the last 3 months and over the last 6 months, the shares of Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.13/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 18.8%.

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Cubs clinch NL Central title with Cardinals' loss; first since 2008

That's going to happen. Chase Anderson (8-11) pitches this afternoon for the Brewers . "Obviously with were they're at there was great energy in the park tonight", Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. Jake Arrieta, Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks have been terrific in the rotation while John Lackey, Ben Zobrist and Jason Heyward have fit right in after signing as free agents.

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US demands $14 billion from Deutsche Bank

Shares of Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE: DB) plunged almost 10 percent at $13.41 ahead of Friday's morning session after the German-based bank was slapped with a $14 billion penalty from the U.S. The Department of Justice has taken a tough stance in settlement negotiations with other banks, requesting sums higher than the eventual fine. Earlier this year, Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $5.1 billion to put to rest claims over its dealings.

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Manchester United humbled in Europa League

Tonny Vilhena scored the winning goal with just 11 minutes remaining at De Kuip, consigning Jose Mourinho's side to a second consecutive defeat after they lost the Manchester derby on Saturday. Signed for a world-record fee, the France midfielder was anonymous for large parts of the encounter in Holland. Mourinho had seen enough and brought on Zlatan Ibrahimovic in a bid to add some spark to United's attack.

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China says it opposes 'unhelpful' unilateral sanctions against North Korea

In the coming months and years, it will create increasing danger for the United States. "The standardisation of the nuclear warhead will enable to produce at will and as many as it wants a variety of smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear warheads of higher strike power", said Kim Ki Nam, North Korea's vice chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).

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Shares of Deutsche Bank plunge amid U.S. legal dispute

Deutsche Bank said in a statement: " Deutsche Bank has no intent to settle these potential civil claims anywhere near the number cited ". RBS had 43.4 billion pounds in Tier 1 capital at June 30 2016, according to company data, and total regulatory capital of 56.5 billion pounds.

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U.S. opens investigation into Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal

The Wall Street Journal , citing familiar sources, said the investigation was conducted by the several US attorney offices including the Southern District of NY and the Northern District of California. Thousands of employees of the bank created unauthorized deposit and credit card accounts across the country in order to collect financial bonuses for themselves.

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Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count Rose 2 to 416 Rigs

Last week the oil-rig count climbed by 7 to 414, while the total rig count increased by 11 to 508. Zero Hedge noted a negligible change in crude oil prices following the release of the report . Louisiana declined by two rigs and North Dakota and Texas fell by one each. The depleted gas count tells the same story; now 89 gas rigs are in production, which is less than half of the amount of gas rigs active at the same time previous year.

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Mukesh Ambani says RJio data tariffs to be 'lowest' in world

Billionaire industrialist Ambani said Jio s tariff plans would start from around 150 rupees a month ($2.24) and would cost up to 5000 rupees for high-speed data services. The company's network will encompass 18,000 cities and towns and there are plans to cover nearly 90 percent of the country's population by March next year.

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Why Would Apple Turn Its Messaging App Into Such A Nightmare?

You can also choose what will be the function of its home button . Apple made the change so that people no longer blasted past the pile of notifications that piled up on their lock screens since the last time they used their phones. It used to be that Apple would add interesting new features that publishers could include in their apps, making updates far more exciting. It can send WhatsApp messages, initiate Skype calls, request an Uber taxi, etc.

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New doctor note describes Trump's health as "excellent"

Before that, Trump told the women of The View , "I've said if Ivanka weren't my daughter, perhaps I'd be dating her". His mother died in her early 90s, he said, and came from an exceptionally long-lived family, he said. Trump has been pictured several times eating fast food on the campaign trail. A letter from Trump's doctor, Harold Bornstein , M.D. summarizes that Mr.

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US Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charge

In its indictment of Liang, the government alleges that Volkswagen engineers realized nearly immediately that the company's diesel engines would not meet USA emissions standards. Liang is reportedly cooperating with investigators but faces a maximum penalty five years in prison. "We can not comment on this indictment". The VW sign of Germany's Volkswagen vehicle company is displayed at the building of a company's retailer in Berlin, Germany, Oct.

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Mark Cuban Challenges Donald Trump to Defend Policies in Interview

Cuban laid rules out in follow up tweets, including not being able to mention the Clintons and not having anyone else in the room to help. Trump mocked Cuban when he was asked about that prediction recently in an interview on Fox Business.

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Oil steady on short-covering after two-day drop; dollar weighs

Oil prices also fell 3 percent on Tuesday, pressured by revised forecasts from the International Energy Agency and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries that suggested the global crude glut could persist. OPEC forecast demand for its oil will average 32.48 million bpd in 2017, down 530,000 bpd from its previous forecast. "It seems the situation has deteriorated strongly in the eyes of OPEC as well as the IEA", Commerzbank head of commodities strategy Eugen Weinberg said.

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Ex-NASCAR star Robby Gordon tries to handle parents' death

Police say the man that strangled his wife then fatally shot himself at a California home was the father of ex-NASCAR racer Robby Gordon . And on a profoundly sad day, Johnson summoned up a amusing memory of riding with Bob Gordon in the Baja 500 off-road race in the early 1990s.


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