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Clint Eastwood, 86, Scores Biggest Opening Ever with Tom Hanks in "Sully"

Eastwood's second biggest film, " American Sniper ", had a limited opening in 4 theatres. In fall 2015, Hanks' Captain Phillips opened to $25.7 million. A distant second place went to When The Bough Breaks . Hanks' most recent film, " Bridge of Spies ", debuted in mid-October with a $15.4 million opening weekend at 2,811 sites and wound up with a $72 million domestic total.

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Minnesota mall stabbing was terror attack, says Federal Bureau of Investigation

Falconer then fired shots at the suspect, who fell but got up three times before he died. He told the newspaper he wasn't hurt and declined to talk further, citing the ongoing investigation for not saying more. Desi Spoden, 52, of Sauk Rapids and her husband were in the parking lot awaiting word from their 17-year-old daughter, Katy, who was inside the mall at Lady Foot Locker.

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US stocks end lower as European Central Bank leaves policy on hold

Shares in the U.S. and Europe fell after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi played down the prospect of an increase in asset purchases at a time when concern over the impact of Brexit on the euro area is mounting. The price of the 2.25 percent security due in August 2046 was 98 17/32. Brent LCOc1 rose to as high as $50.14 per barrel on Thursday and last stood at $49.63, down 0.7 percent from Thursday's close but still up nearly 6 percent so far this week.

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Asian stocks higher as Fed, Bank of Japan in focus

Asian stocks outside of Japan rose as investors weighed stronger-than-expected USA inflation data ahead of policy meetings by the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan later this week. Some analysts believe the Bank of Japan may increase asset purchases up to 100 trillion yen a year from the current 80 trillion yen a year, or take its negative policy rate to minus 0.3 percent from minus 0.1 percent.

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Crude Oil Prices are Likely to Take Longer before Stabilizing

Demand for oil worldwide is still growing, but not as fast as previously predicted, the International Energy Agency says in a new report Tuesday. IEA gasoline inventories for the week ended September 9 were up 567,000 barrels versus the 343,000-barrel-build estimate.

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Parrikar, Army Chief review security following terror strike

Congress President Sonia Gandhi described the terror strike as a "cowardly attack as a deplorable affront on our national conscience". "We strongly believe India should be declared a terrorist state for fomenting terrorism in Pakistan through its agents like Kulbhushan Jadhav", foreign ministry spokesperson Nafees Zakariya said, referring to the former navy officer arrested in Balochistan province on charges of spying for India's RAW.

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Hangzhou after G20 , World's Stage for Tomorrow's Talent

Obama told reporters in Hangzhou on September 5 that the two leaders discussed ongoing negotiations between their top diplomats over Syria. Then, a Chinese security official blocked National Security Adviser Susan Rice on the tarmac and yelled at another US official trying to help journalists get closer to Obama.

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Clinton back on campaign trail

In releasing a letter from Trump's doctor Thursday, his team appeared to take a swipe at Clinton's brief absence from the campaign trail. Trump surprised people on Wednesday when he discussed some medical information on "The Dr. Clinton, 68, is healthy and fit to serve as president and is now recovering from non-contagious, bacterial pneumonia, her physician, Dr. Lisa Bardack, said in a letter about the Democratic nominee's medical condition released by the campaign.

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KCR is afraid of Owaisi, says Amit Shah

BJP has been demanding that the Telangana Government officially celebrate the occasion as liberation day as Hyderabad State was liberated through police action on 17th September, 1948, more than a year after India got independence in 1947.

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Oil declines as IEA says surplus will last longer than expected

London time. Oil also edged upwards after United States industry body the American Petroleum Institute (API) reported overnight that crude reserves had risen by far less than expected last week, indicating keen demand in the world's top crude consuming nation.

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Photos show Leicester players in buoyant training ground mood

Marc Albrighton broke the deadlock for Leicester before two set-pieces from Riyad Mahrez either side of half-time, one free-kick and the other a penalty, ensured the club's historic night will be remembered fondly. "The Champions League music woke him up", Ranieri said. But Ranieri insisted the Champions League adventure can not be used as an excuse or serve as a distraction, with backing up last season's title triumph still more important.

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Wells Fargo fined $185M for fake accounts

Wells Fargo confirmed on Thursday that it had fired 5,300 employees related to the illegal accounts that had been opening since 2011. Debit cards were issued and activated, as well as PINs created, without telling customers. Wells Fargo said in a statement that it regretted and took responsibility for the unauthorized accounts. It's not clear when Wells Fargo hired a consulting firm to investigate the allegations, nor what triggered the response.

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Dolphins late comeback against Patriots falls short

It's a hard-to-fathom scenario given what the Patriots went through this offseason. According to ESPN , sources said the quarterback would be assessed day by day. Cornerback Antonio Cromartie left in the first quarter with a shoulder injury after lowering the shoulder to tackle Emmanuel Sanders on a crossing route.

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Rosberg wins Singapore GP

He might have wrestled the championship lead from the defending champion in Singapore yesterday but he can expect the Brit to fight back ferociously and the fact that Red Bull appear to have finally got their act back together will add to what should be a fascinating final six grands prix, although it still looks like two-horse race with Ricciardo 86 points behind Hamilton.

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Oil climbs as Venezuela sees output deal, Libya suffers clashes

Crude oil rose 1.7 per cent to Rs 2,934 per barrel at the futures market today as speculators widened their bets, taking positive cues from the Asian markets. Global oil prices plunged from $115 to less than $30 per barrel between June 2014 and January 2016, hitting their lowest levels since 2003 amid the ongoing glut in global oil supply and causing significant problems for energy companies and oil-producing countries.

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Oil Prices Drop Wednesday as Petroleum Products Rise

The price for Brent crude oil was up almost 0.8 percent to start the trading day at $46.23 per barrel. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were trading at $46.32 per barrel at 0107 GMT, down 27 cents, or 0.6 percent, from their last settlement. USA ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD) futures fell 2.6 percent, leading the energy trading complex lower. Meanwhile, the kingdom's Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih earlier said that the country will not boost its oil output ahead of OPEC's informal Algeria ...

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Gary Johnson Excluded from Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate is scheduled for September 26 at Hofstra University. The commission will run the numbers on its polls two more times and could potentially invite them to the second or third debates if their support swells. The debate will feature only Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump . "The [Commission on Presidential Debates] may scoff at a ticket that enjoys "only" 9 or 10% in their hand-selected polls, but even 9% represents 13 million voters, more ...

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Rosberg pips Ricciardo in Singapore GP

With the win, Rosberg now leads the driver standings by 273 points ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton that secures the second position with 265 points. Sebastian Vettel was able to recover from qualifying at the back of the grid to take fifth place after overtaking several opponents throughout the race.

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Deutsche Bank doesn't intend to pay anywhere near DOJ's $14 billion demand

They added that Deutsche Bank is resistant to the proposed amount. According to Reuters , the claim Deutsche was looking at was somewhere around the figure of $3.4 billion. Many analysts also expect Deutsche Bank's eventual settlement to be substantially below the US demand, although it could still trouble the bank. In a similar case, rival Goldman Sachs agreed in April to pay $5.06 billion to settle claims.

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Wells Fargo Bogus-Account Scandal Draws DOJ Probe, WSJ Says

Chief executive officer John Stumpf has been asked to testify in Washington about the alleged misconduct. Wells Fargo (WFC) stock dropped almost 4% on Tuesday after the bank announced plans to abandon its sales targets where customers were sold multiple bank products.

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Australia's Port of Melbourne sold for $7.3 bn

Chinese and Australian sovereign wealth funds, along with other investors, on Monday said they will take Australia's busiest port private for a higher-than-expected A$9.7 billion ($7.3 billion), a sign that tough equity markets are fuelling appetite for infrastructure.

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7 killed in Typhoon Meranti in China

Schools and many businesses were already shut for the Mid-Autumn Festival when people traditionally meet up with family for celebratory meals. Meranti made landfall in the early hours of this morning near the major city of Xiamen. More than 3.2 million homes in Xiamen suffered loss of power and water supply during the storm, officials reported. The storm is reportedly the 14th to hit the Chinese coast in 2016 but this one is the strongest since 2013.

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Trump adjusts call for Clinton's bodyguards to lose their guns

Donald Trump again alluded to violence against Hillary Clinton during a rally in Miami on Friday, September 16, suggesting that her security team's guns be taken away. "Let's talk about Donald Trump ", Kaine said. Fact checkers said Clinton provided information comparable to Romney's and Obama's, but there really isn't a specific standard for this.

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France to ban all plastic utensils for a greener future

A new law has been passed in France which will see it become the first country to ban all plastic cups, plates and silverware. France now throws away more than 4.7 billion plastic cups every year, according to newspaper Les Echos. Speaking to the Associated Press , Pack2Go, a Brussels-based European convenience packaging manufacturers' organization, blamed the French Government of violating European Union laws on the free movement of goods.

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Australia's ASX says tech snag delays equities market open

As of 11.38am, the ASX's website says the exchange is "currently trading". The ASX later identified the vendor as Nasdaq OMX. The market was only fully opened for trading at 1320 AEST, before the ASX put trading into a halt again at 1413 AEST.

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Kaine Breaks With Clinton on Her Calling Some Trump Supporters 'Irredeemable'

After scripted well wishes for her recovery, he returned to questioning her stamina as she prepared to resume campaigning last week. "Despite what his campaign strategists told him to say today, I think he still believes that the president wasn't born in America", said Dan Pfeiffer, a former Obama adviser who was tasked with releasing the president's long-form birth certificate to reporters in 2011.

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Oil prices tumble ahead of United States inventory data

However, the market was expecting 1.5 million barrels of buildup. US shale drillers are proving more resilient than expected to cheap crude, OPEC added. Gasoline futures were also supported by news BP Plc will conduct repairs this weekend on the large crude distillation unit at its 413,500 barrel per day Whiting, Indiana refinery, cutting production by at least 50 percent.

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Bond market flashes signal that traders haven't seen since 2012

So if it were to act on rates before the end of the year, well, the week ahead would be the week for it to do so. A stronger Yen is also feeding into inflation with imports getting costlier but its not coming at the expense of exports with Dollar likely to be a cap atleast until December when the next Fed rate hike is expected.

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Wells Fargo CEO calls bank's conduct "unacceptable" in note to customers

Included in the $185 million settlement, Wells Fargo will pay a record $ 100 million fine to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and $35 million to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the two federal regulators that investigated the bank.

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Supreme Court lawyer's drunk son rams Porsche into autos,kills 1

The deceased autorickshaw driver was identified as Arumugam. Some of the autos were nearly reduced to a crumpled heap. Vikash's friend, Charan Kumar, was also allegedly in the auto at the time of the accident. Auto-drivers often sleep in their vehicles after parking on the roadside. My chest was hurting and I went blank. Police sources said, two youth who were speeding in the luxurious vehicle bearing Delhi registration were driving towards Marina Beach rammed into around ten auto rickshaws ...

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Militants in southern Philippines free Norwegian hostage

Meanwhile, a separate security source, who asked not to be named as he is not authorized to speak but is privy to the ongoing operation, disclosed that the release "was a result of payment of unspecified amount of ransom". Brende said he had been told that Sekkingstand was now in a "relatively safe place" and that he would "probably be turned over to the Philippines' authorities on Sunday".

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First Airstrikes on Aleppo Reported Since Ceasefire

The U.S. military says it may have unintentionally struck Syrian troops while carrying out a raid against ISIS on Saturday. The Pentagon issued a statement saying "Syria is a complex situation with various military forces and militias in close proximity, but [the] coalition would not intentionally strike a known Syrian military unit".

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Saudi Arabia ousts United States as biggest oil producer, IEA says

But the EIA also reported that inventories of distillates, which include diesel and heating oil, rose by 4.6 million barrels in the week to September 9, versus analysts' expectations of an increase of 1.5 million barrels. Brent for November settlement was 2 cents lower at $45.83 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. In earlier deals on Wednesday, the oil market had crept higher as traders mulled gloomy supply and demand forecasts which have cast a pall over the market ...

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Kimmel wins the prize as cheeky, easygoing Emmy host

Tatiana Maslany, certainly the hardest working woman in show business, won outstanding lead actress in a drama for her roles as multiple clones (she plays everything from a soccer mom to a psychotic killer) on BBC America's "Orphan Black". But Kimmel chastised her at the top of the show for her consistent no-shows with a new law, the Maggie Smith Rule — winners had to be present to accept the award or it would go to the next person on the list.

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Chinese second-tier city prices continued to soar in August

Prices of new homes built by private-sector developers, excluding government-subsidized housing, rose in 62 of 70 cities in August from a year earlier, compared with 58 cities in July. Prices in the rustbelt city Dandong recorded the biggest fall at 2.1 percent, compared with 2.4 percent in July. Home prices in the first-tier cities continue to soar.


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