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Ford dismisses Trump claim it will fire United States workers

Still, Ford's small-car production shift is sure to draw the ire of many, especially as the issue of outsourcing has been so central to presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign this election cycle. And you know what's going to happen? Asked if any jobs would be lost in the move of small auto production to Mexico, Fields said, "Absolutely not".

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Stocks climb, $US falls as rates held

But it is worth noting that three members of the committee, Kansas City Fed President Esther George, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren, voted against the decision, preferring to raise the federal funds rate to 0.50% to 0.75% at this meeting.

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Clinton prepares for unpredictable Trump at debate

Another 6 percent intend to vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson and 1 percent support Green Party candidate Jill Stein . The Elon University poll found Trump has a 44 percent advantage among likely voters in the Tar Heel State and 43 percent back Clinton.

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DGCA bans Samsung Galaxy smartphones in aircraft after Note 2 IndiGo incident

Aviation regulators including India's DGCA as well as those in Canada and Australia, earlier this month announced restrictions on the use of the Note 7 in flights after the US Federal Aviation Administration warned about a potential fire hazard.

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Canada, China aim to strike free trade deal

In announcing the start of free trade talks, the two countries said two longstanding disputes had been at least partially resolved to improve access for Canadian beef and canola to China's burgeoning market. In the meantime, the countries will study the risk dockage may pose, he said. The idea of an extradition treaty with China also drew fire of opposition parties in the House of Commons.

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US Stock Indices Poised to Fall Further if Fed's Brainard Turns Hawkish

The dollar rose to 102.30 yen from 101.84 yen. By contrast, on Friday Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren spoke of the potential need for "gradual tightening" of rates, which caused stock markets to tumble two per cent. On Friday, investors were rattled by comments from Federal Reserve Bank of Boston president Eric Rosengren that raised expecations for a possible rate hike when the Fed concludes its two-day meeting on September 21.

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Marlins say Jose Fernandez has been killed

The bodies of all three victims were discovered a short while later. "Jose left us far too soon, but his memory will endure in all of us". One body was found in the water while the other two were found on the rocks. "The 6'2", 240-pound pitcher was an All-Star this year and had a decent chance of winning the National League's Cy Young Award, one of baseball's most prestigious prizes, despite playing for a lack-luster Marlins team that likely won't even make the playoffs.

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Surgery over, rehab begins for Vikings' Peterson

The Vikings have been decimated with injuries this season, but there is reportedly a "chance" Peterson could return for a potential playoff run if the Vikings find themselves in the NFC North race come late December, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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Twitter shares surge amid reports it is inching closer to sale

Twitter has also signed a deal with the National Basketball Association that would allow the company to stream two new, exclusive shows and additional video. Citing unnamed sources close to the negotiations, the cable network said talks are heating up and could be settled by the end of the year. The company employs almost 4,000 staff, and turned over $2.21 billion in revenue a year ago, with a profit of $521 million.

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Israel's Netanyahu to Meet With Clinton, Trump on Sunday

Netanyahu is already in NY, where he addressed the UN General Assembly on Thursday. At a meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, the top diplomats of the European Union, Russia, United Nations and United States urged the parties to create conditions for restarting "meaningful" negotiations toward a two-state solution.

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Obama, meeting with Suu Kyi, says USA ready to lift Myanmar sanctions

That figure accounted for more than 26 percent of the total and surpassed Iraq, which sent 12,676 refugees. The U.S. plans to lift economic sanctions against Myanmar, but trade with the country's military will still be restricted. Ye Hein Aung, a member of Myanmar Center for Responsible Business, said the lifting of sanctions will improve not only imports and exports but banking, and would make Myanmar less dependent on regional trade.

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Marriott International acquires Starwood Hotels for $13 billion

Marriott's United Kingdom and Ireland portfolio now amounts to 80 hotels across 17 different brands, and makes up 15% of the total European portfolio, with over 16,000 open rooms. The Stamford, Connecticut, company had struggled to grow as fast as its rivals, particularly in "limited service hotels", which are smaller properties which don't have restaurants or banquet halls.

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Ex-Cuomo aide, eight others charged in NY corruption case

The complaint filed against Joseph Percoco , who served as an all-purpose gubernatorial assistant both to Cuomo and to his father, Mario, and against Alain Kaloyeros , now ex-chief of the SUNY Polytechnic Institute, tells a tale of two-bit influence peddling, betrayals and high-handed abuse of power.

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Fuel tanker continues to burn off Mexico's Gulf coast

The fire took place off the coast of Boca del Rio in Veracruz state. The 31 man crew of the "Burgos" tanker escaped the furious flames while rescue boats turned up to lend a hand. Fuel firm Petroleos Mexicanos ( PEMEX), confirmed the ship - named Barco Burgos - has been evacuated. Early on Saturday evening, Pemex said firefighting teams were still working to put out the blaze.

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Zika toll continues to rise for Florida's pregnant women

The effects of the mosquito-borne Zika virus is starting to sting South Florida's tourism industry with hotel demand down. "This outbreak would have kept going without the aerial spraying". As of September 8th, 732 pregnant women had shown some laboratory evidence of possible Zika infection in the United States and Washington, D.C.

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PM Modi salutes Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya on his birth anniversary

Citing BJP ideologue Deendayal Upadhyay, PM said no insult should be meted out to Muslims. At the conclusion of the two-day BJP conclave, the Prime Minister traced the party's journey from the days of Jan Sangh and asserted that "we never compromised with our ideology".

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Ford to move all small-car manufacturing to Mexico

Ford Motor Co. says it's moving all of its US small-car production to Mexico. "As we expand to be an auto and a mobility company, we're not moving from an "old" business to a "new" business". Ford is focusing its electric vehicles on its areas of strength - commercial vehicles, trucks, utility and performance vehicles. It believes that autonomous vehicles could account for up to 20% of vehicle sales by 2030.

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Venezuela says oil deal would push up prices by $10-$15/bbl

The UAE was optimistic that the oil sector is continuing to recover in a healthy manner. Venezuela President Nicholas Maduro reportedly said the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and Moscow are now working on a deal to limit oil production.

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German giant Bayer buys Monsanto for $66 billion

Bayer and Monsanto announced , in mid-September, that they signed a definitive merger agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for $128 per share in an all-cash transaction. The German company is aiming to create a one-stop shop for seeds, crop chemicals and computer-aided services to farmers. Elsewhere in the industry, USA chemicals giants Dow Chemical and DuPont plan to merge and later spin off their respective seeds and crop chemicals operations into a major agribusiness.

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The New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Trump has yet to receive a major endorsement in the general election cycle but did win some support in the primaries. "Hillary or Trump?" I asked. That said, 65 percent would be the highest rate in more than three decades, and would represent a significant move in the federal tax code toward treating the ultra rich differently than the merely rich.

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US Federal Reserve keeps key interest rate unchanged

It added it anticipates making two hikes in 2017 and three in both 2018 and 2019. Economic projections released along with the statement show that the members of the committee reduced their median estimate of this year's growth in the economy to 1.8% from a projection of 2% in June, and trimmed their projections for how quickly rates will be likely to rise over the next two or more years.

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As Clinton focuses on debate, Trump says he'd champion women

According to sources, Trump has been watching videos of Clinton's best and worst debate moments, looking for her vulnerabilities, the New York Times said. The newspaper described Clinton as "one of the most tenacious politicians of her generation" and said she had displayed a command of policy and diplomatic nuance while building a reputation for grit and bipartisan cooperation.

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Hillary Clinton postpones trip to Charlotte -campaign statement

Clinton spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri said Clinton, a Democrat, has agreed to the request, in terms of further taxing city resources, but intends to honor the invitation of the community's faith leaders to visit and will postpone her arrival from Sunday to next Sunday, Oct.

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Asheville officials, Cherokee take stand on N. Dakota pipeline fight

What all tribes want to leave to the next generations are our lands, waters, natural resources and sacred places. As usual, my old college professor, whom I deeply respect, Lloyd Omdahl, had some insightful things to say about the Standing Rock pipeline protest.

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First presidential debate to focus on prosperity, security and nation's direction

But if the above questions are asked, we actually might get an idea about what kind of president these candidates would make and not just some kind of moment or stumble that gooses the polls. That might make a difference, arming Clinton with heaps of statistics and refined policy points that she can use to her advantage - or making her seem over-prepared for an event that is created to reveal personality and character.

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New York Times Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

Trump "discloses nothing concrete about himself or his plans while promising the moon and offering the stars on layaway", it said. And at home, middle class Americans are furious with government leaders they accuse of doing nothing to help them address the toll of recession, war, competition from overseas and technological change.

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Clinton Postpones Trip To Charlotte

She told them that he had no weapon. In the days leading up to the debate, both Clinton and Trump have been confronted with questions about police violence after the North Carolina shooting and a separate incident in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where a white police officer was charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man whose vehicle had broken down in the middle of the street.

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Russell Wilson, weirdo, was happy he sprained his ankle

The Seattle Seahawks are 1-0 to start their 2016 season after a 12-10 win over the Miami Dolphins. Reports surfaced Monday that Wilson's status for Week 2 was questionable, however, a social media post from the quarterback indicated he'll be on the field Sunday.

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Drop Everything: Prince George And Princess Charlotte Have Arrived In Canada

Prince George was adorably dressed in a blue sweater, shorts and knee-high socks, while his dad, Prince William, wore a classic navy suit and striped tie. Princess Charlotte nibbled on her little finger while being held by Kate as they were greeted by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife.

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Wall St extends rally after Fed rate decision

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 120 points, or 0.7 percent, to 18,414 as of 12:45 p.m. The newly created real estate component of the S&P 500 climbed 1.9 percent, far more than any other sector. Energy shares were also in demand after oil prices also rose on a weaker dollar, extending gains from the previous session when a surprise third consecutive weekly USA crude inventory draw tightened supply.

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Samsung phone catches fire in plane;DGCA summons company execs

The incident of Note 2 catching fire happened in a Singapore-Chennai IndiGo flight , which created panic among the passengers and the airline staffs. U.S. airlines have issued similar warnings about the Galaxy Note 7. DGCA has called Samsung on Monday. The handset would be examined by the departments concerned, IndiGo said, adding that it voluntarily informed the DGCA.

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Apple Aficionados Line Up for New iPhone 7

The blue-chip index rose 0.2% for the week. In the last five days, the stock is up nearly 10%. That is also a change from earlier in the year, when a dive in tech highlighted investor concerns about slowing US growth. Apple didn't respond to a request for comment. "And with a large proportion of the surveyed turning up on the off-chance they could still pick a handset up on the day, it's clear that the annual iPhone launch retains huge pulling power".

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Dollar on track for weekly losses in wake of Fed, BOJ

Only ten of those members actually vote on the Fed's decisions. "Conditions in the labor market have strengthened and we expect that to continue, and while inflation remains low we expect it to rise to our two percent objective over time", she said , stressing that the majority saw economic progress, but it was not a strong enough case to hike.

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Samsung Galaxy 2 Spews Smoke and Sparks on Flight to Singapore

IndiGo confirmed the incident to The Hindu , saying some passengers on 6E-054 flight noticed the smell of smoke and immediately alerted the crew, who quickly identified a minor smoke coming from the Samsung Note 2 in the baggage (of a passenger) and informed the Pilot-in-Command, who alerted the ATC of the situation.

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Download Google Allo APK for Android, with Google Assistant

The possibilities are vast, ranging from a simple request for information to asking Google to send a joke or poem on a daily basis. This saves some time since you don't have to switch between multiple Apps. Google Allo brings you the Google Assistant, preview edition. Add @ google to your group conversation or chat one-on-one with your Assistant.


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