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Amsterdam to experiment with self-sailing boats, Report

When half the traffic that goes on in the city is done by water, and the other half on bicycles, you tend not to be too interested in all this talk of autonomous technology unless they can apply it to either bikes or boats. Professor Arjan van Timmeren, the AMS Institute's scientific director said: 'We'll also be exploring environmental sensing. Rising sea levels caused by global warming also likely to increase the need for this sort of floating technology.

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Broker Outlook For The Week Ahead CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVI)

Morgan Stanley reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of CVR Partners in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 3 and Overweight is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 0 and 0, respectively.

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger joyous as his road warriors thrash Hull

Away from home we look more convincing at the moment than at home. "Straight away you have a little bit of scepticism and doubt in your head". "So it was important to beat Southampton [their home game after Liverpool] and hopefully now we can produce the same quality at home".

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Here's how the NY and New Jersey bombings unfolded

Investigators wanted to question Ahmad Khan Rahami , of New Jersey, in connection to the Chelsea bombing , they said Monday. "On the subway, everyone's phones went off simultaneously w/emergency alert about Ahmad Khan Rahami ". His last known address was in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where his family lives. Sweeney said five suspects taken into custody late on Sunday in Brooklyn after they had been observed in a vehicle at a location associated with Rahami had been released without charge.

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CDC lifts Zika travel advisory for one Florida zone

The updated CDC warning now includes the Wynwood neighborhood as part of the more general, less stringent guidelines covering all of Miami-Dade County, though it continues to advise that men and women who traveled to Wynwood any time between June 15 and September 18 should wait at least eight weeks before trying to become pregnant.

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Donald Trump's tax plan would cost $1.5 trillion, study shows

For example, the US real GDP will grow by 19.2% from 2016-2025, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), even if policy remains unchanged.[9] This paper predicts that the greater incentives for labor and investment provided by this tax reform plan would increase the end-of-period GDP by an additional 6.9% under the higher-rate assumption, or 8.2 percent under the lower-rate assumption, over and beyond the baseline growth already predicted.

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'Raider' Revealed as Name for Air Force's New B-21 Stealth Bomber

Monday, the Air Force announced the new B-21 bomber is called the Raider . The Air Force is set to buy 100 new bombers from Northrop Grumman , the same manufacturer of the iconic B-2 Spirit. The US Air Force has picked a name to go with the number for its next long-range bomber-even though it will be almost a decade before the aircraft comes into service.

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Uri attack: China shocked, France seeks 'decisive action' against terror groups

Heavily armed militants suspected to be from Pakistan-based JeM had on Sunday stormed an army base in Uri in Kashmir , killing 17 jawans. The Indian army has blamed Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad, which was implicated in an audacious attack on an Indian air force base in Pathankot in the northern state of Punjab in January that left seven soldiers dead.

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Swiggy raises $15 million in series D round

While companies such as DoorDash and Postmates have made it big in the U.S., food delivery has turned out to be a challenging niche in India, mainly because of low average order value and high delivery costs. In the months to follow, Swiggy will continue to focus on consolidation and capturing a larger share of the market under the newly added guidance.

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Mitie misses cue as Brexit and tighter purse strings trigger profit warning

The group said its core facilities management arm, which makes up 84% of its revenue, had picked up some important contracts and trading was still strong. Operating profit for the full year is now expected to be materially below management's previous expectations. The company reported earnings a year ago of a comparable 24.7 pence.

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Domestic Violence Allegations Against Ahmad Rahami Were Recanted

Law enforcement officials have arrested the man wanted for questioning in relation to bombs that went off in NY and New Jersey this past weekend, according to police in Linden, NJ. Investigators searched the building Monday, Bollwage said. Rahami was taken to a hospital for treatment of his own wounds. The Rahami family sued the city of Elizabeth and several police officers, alleging they had been inappropriately cited for keeping their business open past 10pm and harassed by police.

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Unilever Snaps Up Seventh Generation

The price of the deal was not disclosed. Privately held Seventh Generation sold $200 million of all-natural products ― from household cleaners and detergents to organic tampons and baby wipes ― in the United States a year ago. Bernstein . "We're thrilled to add Seventh Generation to our brand portfolio, providing us with the opportunity to accelerate growth with our retail partners and connect in new ways with consumers".

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General Motors shares shoot up after Morgan Stanley upgrade

A target price range has been specified by the analysts after accomplishing a methodical study. Analyst had a consensus of $1.51. Finally, Seaport Global Securities initiated coverage on Ford Motor in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th.

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Gold and Silver Bounce as Traders Count Down to Fed, Dollar Sags

It is under pressure to do so from savers who have spent the last eight years locked into zero interest accounts, and from regulators concerned that low interest rates are driving investors to speculate on the world's stock markets. Given the continued support from labour markets and gradual improvement in pricing measures, coupled with a closing window ahead of the November elections, September sets itself up as quite possibly the best time to act (particularly given that supportive data ...

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HMM to run Southeast Asian routes with 3 smaller Korean shippers

After a hearing Tuesday, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John Sherwood agreed to bring Hanjin 117930, +1.08% under the umbrella of U.S. bankruptcy law, temporarily preventing creditors in the U.S. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners said Sunday that its members were monitoring the Hanjin situation around the clock to try to ensure the smooth flow of cargo.

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Man sought in NYC bombing arrested after shootout

In West Point, police were searching for a man connected to recent bombings in NY and New Jersey. "The investigation is active and at this time an extensive search is being conducted", New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill said at the press conference.

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Yemeni leader relocates central bank in blow to rebels

Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and Shiite-majority Iran are regional rivals and back opposing sides in Yemen and Syria. Yemen's exiled president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi appointed Finance Minister Monasser Al Quaiti as head of the country's central bank on Sunday, the state-run sabanew.net news agency reported.

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Militants blow up major crude oil pipeline in Delta

ET). The spokesperson of the group, Aldo Agbalaja claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on Monday. The Niger Delta Avengers and other militants have been bombing oil facilities in the region. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the activities of militants in the Niger Delta region was responsible for the current economic recession in the country.

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Global stocks higher as Fed, Bank of Japan in focus

Combined, the companies own 21 casinos and race tracks. Abbott stock lost 9 cents to $41.78 and Johnson & Johnson gave up 19 cents to $118.06. Major currencies showed little reaction to news of three attacks across the United States over the weekend, involving bombings in New York City and New Jersey and a stabbing rampage at a Minnesota shopping mall.There was little sign of investor risk aversion across financial markets, with the risk-sensitive Australian dollar edging up 0.3 percent to ...

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New York Attacks: Two policemen injured

Mayor Bill de Blasio describes Rahami as possibly "armed and risky". Five people were questioned at length overnight and early Monday, but the official said none of them had been charged. citizen after surveillance footage matched Rahami's identity. In another incident, two would-be thieves found a backpack in a trash can near a train station in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

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N.Y. bomb suspect in police custody in New Jersey, mayor says

And if all the incidents really did originate with one person, or a small group of people, then the police and Federal Bureau of Investigation seem well on their way ending this threat. Authorities found five devices in the bag. Authorities have not declared a motive or connection behind the weekend's attacks. A backpack found near a New Jersey railway station exploded even as a bomb squad was attempting to disarm it, while authorities examined another suspicious package containing up to ...

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Josh McDaniels 'not exactly sure' if Patriots will add a new QB

Alonso had 11 tackles (four solos) plus a quarterback hit and tackle for loss in Sunday's 31-24 defeat by the Patriots in Foxboro. He has taken the team to touchdowns on his first two opening drives. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said after the Vikings' win he did not know the extent of the injury but that an MRI was scheduled for Monday morning. "It's football and everyone's just gotta do their job a little bit better".

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Barack Obama tells Clinton fundraiser US still grapples with powerful women

Trump, who has a history of responding to apparent terrorist attacks on USA soil by congratulating himself, didn't just spend the 26 minute long interview patting himself on the back-he also delivered some terrifyingly vague threats to other countries.

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Crude Oil Prices Fell on Weak Inventory Data

The EIA data which now contradicts the figures released by the API yesterday, who had earlier anticipated a more positive outcome than most market analysts had expected. Crude inventories fell 559,000 barrels in the week ended September 9, compared with expectations in a Reuters poll for an increase of 3.8 million barrels.

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More than 800 immigrants mistakenly granted citizenship

The discrepancies weren't caught because their fingerprints were missing from government databases. The immigrants with questionable backgrounds were not identified by name but reportedly all came from "special interest countries". ICE is investigating 32 other cases after closing 90 investigations. The problem became apparent after department employees working on citizenship applications did not have access to fingerprint records of some individuals, according to the audit.

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Syria truce teeters on brink after raid

If the airstrike was caused by the wrong coordinates of targets than it's a direct effect of the stubborn unwillingness of the American side to coordinate with Russian Federation in its actions against terrorist groups in Syria . The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a network of activists inside Syria , put the toll higher, saying the USA -led coalition struck army positions in Tharda mountain and a nearby artillery division, killing 90 troops and wounding ...

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Some drivers find gas pumps covered by bags

Colonial said on Monday it gathered gasoline from Gulf Coast refiners to transport the fuel on its distillate line to markets throughout the affected region. The company said Monday that it's shipping "significant volumes" on the second of the two lines to mitigate the impact of the interruption on the other line.

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Protest Against Pipeline Held in Evansville

Meanwhile, construction resumes in North Dakota, continuing to disturb and destroy sacred sites and burial grounds, which is sacrilege in Treaty terms. When we released our video of the standoff, it went viral, attracting more than 13 million views on Facebook alone. North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple said on Thursday he hopes federal officials will soon lay out a path for how the Dakota Access Pipeline can obtain regulatory approval, adding he believes recent delays by the Obama ...

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Driver, 10-year-old child among 4 dead in NC bus crash

The N.C. Highway Patrol identified the deceased victims as 21-year-old Devonte Gibson and 10-year-old Darice Hicks, both of Rock Hill South Carolina; 19-year-old Tito Hamilton of Pahokee Florida and 43-year-old Brian Kirkpatrick of Chester South Carolina.

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Russia's Putin hails ruling party victory in parliament vote

On September 18 Russian Federation held parliamentary elections to elect 450 members of the State Duma, the lower house of the Federal Assembly. Putin referred to the unusually low turnout as "not the highest", but said it was good enough for the Kremlin party to win an absolute majority .

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Alleged New York City Bomber Captured After Shootout With Police

He says was one was struck in a protective vest and the other in the hand. FBI, police and investigators surround suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami after a shootout with police in Linden on Tuesday. "Folks around here, they don't get scared, they're tough, they're resilient, they go about their business every single day", he said. New York City mayor Bill de Blasio spoke out as soon as Ahmad was identified as the suspect, declaring his confidence in the FBI's ability to locate the ...

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NY and NJ Bombing Suspect In Custody After Shootout

Two members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation at the scene of Saturday night's explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City on Sunday. He's a very friendly guy, that's what's so scary. "I'm the only candidate in this race that has been part of the hard decisions to take terrorists off the battlefield", she said.

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Uri attack: Rajnath chairs high-level meet; Modi meets Parrikar, Jaitley

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised those responsible would not go unpunished, as his home minister accused Pakistan of "continued and direct support to terrorism and terrorist groups". "Of a total of 110 terrorists eliminated in J&K, 31 have been killed while they were attempting to cross the Line of Control". Swamy said Pakistan's embassy should be immediately downgraded and the ambassador be sent back.

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Australia's busiest container port leased for US$7.3 billion

To say this is a good day and this is a pleasant surprise is understatement. "This is a massive vote of confidence, an nearly $10 billion vote of confidence, in what is without any doubt the strongest-performing economy in our nation", he said.

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Size Matters: JPMorgan Could Surpass Wells Fargo as Market's Biggest Bank

Wells Fargo also said that it had fired 5,300 employees over the sales conduct. Sanjay Sen, chief investment officer of BloombergSen Investment Partners in Toronto, which has about 2.3 million Wells Fargo shares, said via e-mail that his firm would support any resolution that improves Wells Fargo's management or corporate culture.


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