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At least 12 arrested during Dakota Access Pipeline protest

Neil Young has released a new song and music video protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline . Supporters say the pipeline would create more markets and reduce truck and oil train traffic. Since April, there's been a tribal protest at the confluence of the Cannonball and Missouri rivers and it has grown considerably - thousands gathered last week.

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State police, wardens searching property of missing Fairfield woman

State Police spokesman Steve McCausland says authorities took Luc Tieman into custody in Waterville this morning at about 10 o'clock. Maine State Police have found a woman's body on the property where a missing Fairfield woman lived. The husband of a ME woman whose body was discovered buried behind her Fairfield home has been arrested and charged with her murder. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance Thursday or Friday in Skowhegan, police said.

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USC turns to 'spark plug' Jackson to boost offense

USC's season has gotten off to a bad start. Going into the season, picking redshirt junior Max Browne to be the starter seemed to be the safe bet for the season, whereas letting redshirt freshman Sam Darnold start would be more of a short-term risk with a potential long-term benefit.

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USC makes QB change, Darnold to start

Going into the season, picking redshirt junior Max Browne to be the starter seemed to be the safe bet for the season, whereas letting redshirt freshman Sam Darnold start would be more of a short-term risk with a potential long-term benefit.

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Wells Fargo CEO takes beating as lawmakers demand accountability

Money in customers' accounts was said to have been moved to these new accounts without their permission. Those accounts led to $2.6 million in fees to affected customers that have since been refunded. Over the course of the hearing , several of the senators urged Stumpf to resign. When Maddow asked Warren why she had chose to grill the CEO, Warren responded, "Why not?" Sherrod Brown (D-OH) told Stumpf early on in the hearing, "This was not a mix up under the Christmas tree".

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Microsoft now offering Azure services from Microsoft Cloud Germany

Tom Keane, General Manager, Microsoft Azure, said, "With Azure available in Germany, Microsoft now has announced 34 Azure regions, and Azure is available in 30 regions around the world - more than any other major cloud provider". This latest integration between SnapLogic and Microsoft Azure helps enterprise customers gain new insights and unlock business value from their cloud-based big data initiatives, according to SnapLogic.

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BOE left rate unchanged awaiting for more data after Brexit

The Royal Bank of Scotland (-4.74%) leads losses, followed by Barclays (-1.86%), Standard Chartered (-1.81%) and Lloyds (-0.97%). Judging by the statement, the BOE addressed all of those question for an overall statement that didn't really provide something new, but perhaps leaned on the dovish side.

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Stock Mover In Focus: International Paper Company (NYSE:IP)

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.'s (FIS) price volatility for a month noted as 1.24% however its price volatility for a week documented as 1.45%. Overweight rating was given by "0" and Underweight rating was given by "0". Recently, analysts have updated the mean rating to 1.9. "0" rated "Sell" for the company.

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WebMD Appoints Steven Zatz As CEO; Lifts Stock Repurchase Program

KeyCorp also issued estimates for WebMD Health Corp.'s Q2 2017 earnings at $0.42 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.46 EPS and Q4 2017 earnings at $0.77 EPS. The company had revenue of $167.58 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $165.40 million. During the same period previous year, the firm posted $0.32 EPS.

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Hanjin Shipping gets $54 million loan to unload stranded cargo

The Seoul Central District Court is hearing Hanjin Shipping's application for receivership and will decide whether it can be resuscitated or should be liquidated. According to multiple sources from the judicial and shipping industries on Tuesday, Seok Tae-soo, Hanjin Shipping's chief executive and legal manager, submitted a fund-raising plan to the Seoul Central District Court with an aim to ease disruption in the overall supply chain amid delays in cargo deliveries with Hanjin ships being ...

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Capital worries grow for Deutsche Bank

The firm now has a a sell rating on the stock. Mick McLaughlin, the head of exchange-traded funds distribution in the Americas for Deutsche Bank AG's USA asset management unit, has left that company, his new employer, 55 Capital Partners LLC, said Monday.

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Global stocks rise after Bank of Japan move

In a statement , the BoJ explained the quantitative and qualitative monetary easing [QQE] measures was proving successful, as government bond yields, lending rates, and interest rates on corporate bonds had all declined considerably in the six months since it implemented negative interest rates.

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Emma Watson Addresses Sexual Assault On College Campuses

The report on the 10 universities detailed stark gender disparities within the participating institutions. The actress and United Nations ambassador spoke about the responsibility of universities worldwide to show women that not only do they have the right to study, but they have the right and opportunity to lead within universities too.

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Mylan CEO to testify before House panel over EpiPen pricing

Bresch's prepared testimony was released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee ahead of her Wednesday appearance before the panel. Mylan has been mired in controversy since epically raising the price of a pack of two EpiPens from less than $100 when it was acquired in 2007 to more than $600 now.

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After Police Shooting, Protesters In Charlotte, NC, Shut Down Interstate

The police shooting of a man in Charlotte , N.C., sparked overnight protests and unrest, temporarily shutting down a major interstate in the area. He said he left when police began firing tear gas. The CMPD took to Twitter as the crowds of protesters grew. Middletown police chief Rodney Muterspaw tweeted Tuesday , "As an officer I am so sick and drained of some cops doing things like this".

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Walmart giving cash bonuses to almost 1 million workers

Walmart recently awarded $1.3 million in second-quarter cash bonuses to 6,600 hourly employees in CT, the company reported Wednesday. This was a jump from 880,000 employees in the second quarter of fiscal 2016 and 687,000 workers in fiscal 2015.

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Martin Glenn sets England target of winning Euro 2020

Well, now it's been left in no doubt as Uefa have unveiled the logo and brand identity for the tournament, including a helpful reminder that London will play its part. New UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin was also in attendance. New Football Association chairman Greg Clarke wants to see England reach the last four as a bare minimum, as they did the last time the tournament was held on home soil.

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Deutsche Bank shares plunge as U.S. officials propose £10bn securities settlement

But, investors will carefully parse the Fed's comments on the recent sluggish economic data and its impact on when the central bank will eventually pull the trigger. Deutsche Bank still has to deal with a probe of its equities business in Russian Federation and is struggling to sell its German retail lender Deutsche Postbank AG.

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Mylan CEO Regrets Patient Blowback, But Not Expanded EpiPen Use

And USA Today reported Tuesday that Bresch's mother used her job at an education association to help generate sales for the EpiPen. EpiPen, short for epinephrine injection, is a life-saving auto-injection device for those with serious allergies that cause anaphylactic shock .

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Neil Young Protests Dakota Access Pipeline With New Song, 'Indian Givers'

The Morton County Sheriff's Department announced Tuesday that it's leading a joint task force involving the state Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs to investigate the September 3 incident, including the protesters, private security and whether any artifacts were disturbed.

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US says nations pledged to take in 360000 refugees

The European Union, meanwhile, recalled that they have provided financial support to humanitarian organizations but stressed that the EU's ultimate goal is that the refugees seek asylum in EU countries through resettlement and not embarking on unsafe journeys organized by people smugglers.

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Oil up as Venezuela sees output deal

Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, supported by a reported draw in USA crude inventories and firm import data from Japan. Prospects of oil prices gaining stability emerged yesterday as price gained 38 Cents from multi-week lows after Venezuela said OPEC and non-OPEC producers were close to a deal to stabilize the market .

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TSX rises, led by financials and resource stocks

The Toronto stock market rose Monday, supported by a rally in oil prices, while its NY counterparts were in a wait-and-see mood ahead of this week's highly-anticipated U.S. Bank in Minneapolis, Minnesota. "They'll need to do it regardless of whether the numbers are fantastic". It's expected the Asian central bank will take new steps to boost the ailing Japanese economy, which could include increasing its stimulus program or further cutting the deposit rate as a way to encourage banks to lend ...

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Airbus says US grants license for planes in Iran deal

Both Airbus and Boeing have agreed to sell or lease more than 100 aircraft each to Iran Air as Tehran rebuilds its aviation sector following years of global sanctions because of its controversial nuclear program. A top Iranian aviation official says the country has reduced the number of planes it plans to buy from Airbus by six units. Airbus's USA rival Boeing also has a tentative deal with Iran Air, which the airline and people familiar with the order said could be worth $25 billion.

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Stocks Pare Gains As Investors Await Fed's Decision

The market has also been bolstered by strong Chinese money inflows. The benchmark Nikkei average ended up 1.9 percent, its biggest one-day percentage rise since August 29, at 16,807.62 points. The bank has already gone to extreme lengths in its attempts to stimulate the country's stagnating economy in recent years, gobbling huge amounts of Japanese government bonds and taking a key interest rate into negative territory.

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Yes, Hillary Clinton just pretty much accused Donald Trump of treason

Of course, on the other hand, Trump barely hesitated before calling the NY attack a terrorist bombing, blamed President Obama and Clinton for their lack of leadership and said it was time to deal with terrorists by "knock [ing] the hell out of 'em".

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Federal Reserve Ponders Interest Rates

December 2016 10-year bond futures contract, was at 97.86 (2.14 per cent yield), down from 97.875 (2.125 per cent) on Tuesday. The idea is that this will allow it to have a curve which better suits its goal of getting inflation up to 2%. It also loosened its annual asset-buying target - a key feature of its more than three-year-old policy - saying it could instead fluctuate to give it flexibility while focusing on keeping bond yields steady.

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BoJ surprises markets with new easing measures

The bank stated it will continue with the " QQE with yield curve control " for "as long as it is necessary" to achieve the 2 per cent inflation target and to maintain it in a stable manner. At a news conference, BoJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the idea is to have a more flexible framework than before to be able to better respond to financial conditions.

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New marine sanctuaries aim to protect oceans for future generations

President Barack Obama is expected to add to his conservation legacy Thursday by announcing the first national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, an area off the northeast coast of the U.S. Obama has used that authority to protect more square miles of land and sea than any president in history. The announcement was made by the American president at the third annual Our Ocean Conference in Washington DC.

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Jolie filed for divorce for health of family: Attorney

The pair had been been talking about the split but it was claimed that Pitt only found out yesterday that Jolie had filed divorce papers to end their two-year marriage. It's officially the end of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt as we know it, after being together for over a decade. Following Jen and Brad's split in January 2005, Brad and Angelina went public with their romance.

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Local group holds rally to support tribe in North Dakota

A federal judge on Friday denied an attempt by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to stop construction of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline near their North Dakota reservation, saying the tribe hadn't adequately shown the project will destroy "sites of cultural and historical significance".

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Royals rock Quintana, take second straight from White Sox

Rodon struck out nine in six innings against Kansas City on September 9, scattering two runs - one earned - and six hits to earn the win.Ventura struggled in his last two outings and could not make it out of the fifth inning against Oakland on Wednesday.

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Bank of Japan overhauls policy framework

Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes rose to 1.73%, compared with 1.69% before the BoJ move, but investors were wary of driving them higher before the US Federal Reserve decision on interest rates later on Wednesday. But Kuroda admitted "great uncertainty" over the outlook. There had been concerns that the Japanese central bank could cut interest rates further into negative territory, while reducing its long-term government bond purchases in a bid to steepen the yield curve to mitigate the costs ...

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Suspect in United States bombings travelled to Pakistan, Afghanistan

Ahmad Khan Rahami is taken into custody after a shootout with police Monday in Linden, N.J. Rahami was wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of NY and the New Jersey shore town of Seaside Park. The federal charges come after the father of Rahami said he had reported concerns about his son being involved with militants to the FBI two years ago.

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Wits students march to Braamfontein

Nzimande said the government will assist qualifying students to fund the gap between the 2015 fee and the adjusted 2017 fee at their institution. Students from the University of the Witwatersrand clash with university security guards during a demonstration against university fee hikes, on September 20, 2016, in Johannesburg .


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