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Gary Johnson and Jill Stein not allowed in first televised debate

That means that ten days from now, it will be Clinton and Trump mano-a-mano on the debate stage at Hofstra University - and their running mates will be the only ones who participate in the vice presidential debates. No other candidates satisfied the criteria for inclusion in the September 26 and October 4 debates. "It should be noted that, when [Ross] Perot was allowed on the stage, polls showed his support to be in single digits, below where Johnson and Weld are now polling" he said.

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West Elm opening chain of boutique hotels

The news comes on the heels of an announcement by luxury goods maker Shinola - that they were going to remodel an old building and build a specialty hotel. The brand is notably skipping perhaps more obvious locales like NY or Los Angeles, which are already saturated with boutique hotels, and opting for smaller cities where there is presumably less competition.

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Donald Trump should not be USA president

And those not now supporting Clinton or Trump are no more likely to say they debates matter. Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine has predicted that his running mate Hillary Clinton would "shine" during Monday's presidential debate, while her Republican rival Donald Trump would fumble when asked about specifics.

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Algeria says OPEC informal meeting to help stabilize oil market

However, the source has not specified how much Riyadh would cut if Tehran accepts its offer. On Monday, an OPEC source said Iran was still insisting on being allowed to reach 4.1-4.2 million bpd before freezing production. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down $1.40, or 2.9 percent, at $44.92. Oil prices rose modestly in Asia on Monday ahead of a producers' meeting this week that might agree to cap supplies.

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German business confidence surges to highest since May 2014

Wohlrabe, who compiles the monthly survey. In August, confidence plunged sharply in the wake of the UK's vote to leave the European Union. The economy has been driven by rising state spending linked to the influx of a record number of migrants past year, higher private consumption and a flourishing construction sector - all supported by record low interest rates.

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Labour promises to ban fracking if it wins next general election

The government supports shale extraction, with Energy Minister Jesse Norman arguing that Labour was "totally divided" over the issue. She told a fringe event: "We can't just be against things". The announcment comes ahead of the government's decision whether to accept Cuadrilla's appeal against Lancashire county council's decision to turn down an application for two fracking sites.

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Ford Small-Car Production Mexico-Bound in a Move That Riles Trump

And while Ford is shifting production of all small cars to Mexico, it will continue to make many vehicle models at US plants, including the iconic Mustang. "It was just announced that Ford is moving all small vehicle production - all of it, 100 percent - to Mexico". Ford will build a plant in Mexico.

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Indian army doesn't believe in talking, but in doing: Modi

September 25: Branding India's allegations about Islamabad's involvement in terrorist activities as baseless, Pakistan has accused New Delhi for patronizing terrorist activities in different areas, particularly in Balochistan. "India has never bowed before terrorism". We need to join our hands to defeat terrorism. #9. A day will come when people of Pakistan will go against its own Govt to fight terrorism.

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Copper pushes higher, gold upside capped by rebounding dollar

Yahoo was down 1.7 percent at $43.38, a day after the company said at least 500 million of its accounts were hacked in 2014 in a theft that appeared to be the world's biggest known cyber breach. Comex gold for December settlement slid $4.40 or 0.3 percent to $1,340.30 per ounce. The S&P TSX index was down 29.69 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 14,767.49 in early trading.

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Arnold Palmer's everyman appeal a catalyst for golf's growth

He created a stir on the course and with his drink that made him as much a cultural icon as much as his Grand Slam victories. He'd flick away a cigarette before hitting, then swing for the fences and grimace like an average duffer if the result was bad.

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Article 50 must be invoked soon to 'avoid increasing uncertainty'

He said the vision of Britain "as a sort of tax haven, offshore island" with "great levels of inequality and the loss of most manufacturing industries" was not "very appetising to most people in this country". He called this "Complete baloney". "It's overwhelmingly in their interests". It comes after the Chancellor Philip Hammond told business leaders that Theresa May will ensure they can trade with the single market after Brexit.

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Pakistan lambasts Narendra Modi's 'vilification campaign' over Kashmir Uri attack

Earlier on Saturday, the Prime Minister launched a scathing attack on Pakistan and said that India would never forget the Uri terror attack and would make all efforts to isolate Islamabad globally. While India is well ahead on several counts, Pakistan scores higher on some indicators. He also accepted an often-quoted Pakistani "challenge" (read Benazir Bhutto slogan) of a 1,000-year war, saying: "Your (Pakistani) rulers speak of fighting India for 1,000 years".

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Toasting a legend: How to make an Arnold Palmer

That's what made him the King. Beloved golf player Arnold Palmer passed away at the age of 87. On the golf course, Palmer was famous not for how often he won, but the way he did it. Open. He left behind a gallery known as "Arnie's Army", which began at Augusta National with a small group of soldiers from nearby Fort Gordon and grew to include legions of fans from around the globe.

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Carnival 3Q profit jumps 17 percent on passenger bookings

BlackRock Inc. now owns 968,676 shares of the company's stock worth $42,816,000 after buying an additional 139,325 shares in the last quarter. Carnival Corporation & plc President and Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald noted, "We delivered the strongest quarterly earnings in our company's history affirming our ongoing efforts to expand consumer demand in excess of measured capacity increases and leverage our industry leading scale".

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Bye-bye Binghamton: Ottawa Senators yank AHL team out of Southern Tier

It's now official: the Ottawa Senators are launching a Belleville AHL team , moving their top affiliate from Binghamton to a renovated Yardmen Arena for the 2017-2018 season, as the Belleville Senators are in the works. "This community has truly earned the return of hockey and I am committed to making the Belleville Senators an integral part of the city". Before the announcement of the AHL club relocating the city of Belleville had a long history with hockey and the Ontario Hockey ...

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Pipeline woes cause gas prices to rise

The leak, which spilled 250,000 gallons of gasoline into a detention pond, was detected September 9. Alabama state workers discovered the leak September 9 when they noticed a strong gasoline odor and sheen on a man-made retention pond, along with dead vegetation, according to a report by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration part of the U.S.

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Uri Attack: Pakistan demands global probe

Mr Modi said, while India is striving to become a modern country befitting the 21st century, one country in Asia is exporting terror everywhere. India's prime minister said Saturday that he would work to isolate Pakistan internationally, accusing his country's archrival of trying to destabilize Asia by exporting terrorism.

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Boss of Wells Fargo bank told to resign

As Vox's Matt Yglesias wrote , the outrage at Wells Fargo in Tuesday's hearing was hardly partisan, as both Democrats and Republicans aggressively questioned Stumpf over the company's actions during the scandal and in its aftermath. The San Francisco-based bank's own analysis identified more than 1.5 million deposit accounts and 565,443 credit card accounts that were possibly opened illegally between May 2011 and July 2015.

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Opec members to discuss oil output freeze in Algeria meeting

Saudi Arabia started the hares running on Friday with a leak to Reuters that it is willing to cut output by 1 million barrels a day if Iran freezes its production at 3.6 million barrels a day and doesn't push higher to its target of 4 million barrels a day.

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Bill Clinton Says Some People Probably Gave to Foundation to Gain Influence

He plans to step down from its board of directors if Hillary Clinton wins in November. In a Tuesday interview, Bill Clinton denied that his daughter Chelsea Clinton staying on the board of the Clinton Foundation would present a possible conflict of interest if his wife Hillary Clinton were elected president, arguing that "we all know people".

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First African American museum opens its doors

But what caught most everyone's attention was the moment when First Lady Michelle Obama greeted former President George W. Bush with the sweetest hug, and subsequently broke the Internet. Either way, the reaction on the internet to the incident shows that while some Americans can still have a little fun, too many of us takes things way too serious.

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Bayer signs deal close to $66bn to buy Monsanto

Monsanto shareholders still have to approve the deal, as do regulators - with Bayer staking a $2 billion reverse antitrust break fee in case the merger is rejected by USA or European authorities. Leverkusen, Germany-based Bayer first made an unsolicited offer for Monsanto of $122 a share in May, and then bumped that in July to $125. The deal still needs regulatory approval, and if approved, isn't expected to close until 2017.

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Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by some Bush alumni

That was more than twice the proportion of uncommitted voters at the same point in the 2012 election between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney. "I want to try to get beyond the political hocus-pocus that both of them are doing and try to see who they really are". Monday night is the highly anticipated match-up between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump .

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Trump campaign manager expresses confidence

Trump is going to be very prepared for this evening, but the key point to make about Mr. Trump is that he's going to go in there with the clarity and conviction of a candidate who knows exactly what his vision is, exactly how he wants to help the country".

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Clinton, Trump face-off in first debate ahead of polls

Carpenter is looking forward to Monday night's debate in NY and is helping to organize a viewing party at the Confusion Corner Bar and Grill. "If you're Hillary Clinton, the goal is, How do you get him to say something outrageous?" With polls suggesting a tight race between the two major party White House rivals, the first, one-on-one debate marks an important opportunity for Clinton or Trump to build momentum ahead of the November election.

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Oil slips as Venezuela says market is 10 per cent oversupplied

Official storage data is due to be published by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) later today, and traders said they were also eagerly anticipating a meeting by the US Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which might influence US interest rates.

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG)

Canaccord Genuity raised shares of Transocean from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, September 15th. The previous close of the stock was seen at $12.34. Transocean had a net margin of 21.91% and a return on equity of 8.46%. Already having a rock solid asset base coupled with high cash flows, the company is to further bolster its portfolio with the acquisition of Transocean Partners this year.

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Remaining EU nations will sign United Kingdom trade deal, says Theresa May

She will say people want "a politics that is more in touch with their concerns; and bold action to address them" and that "the biggest threats to our prosperity and security do not recognise or respect worldwide borders". Theresa May has dismissed threats by European Union countries to veto Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom, as she declared: "The 27 will sign up to a deal with us".

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Debate commission head doesn't believe moderator should fact-check

Despite Trump's suggestion he would invite Flowers to the event, Kellyanne Conway, his campaign manager, said there's "no plan" for Trump to raise Bill Clinton's past infidelity during the debate. Overseas, she's called for a no-fly zone in Syria but has vowed to keep the military out of a large-scale ground war to defeat the Islamic State group.

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Drugmaker Pfizer decides not to break up business

Investors shifted their focus to whether Pfizer would split after the company terminated a $160 billion deal to acquire Irish drugmaker Allergan Plc in April due to new US tax inversion rules. Pfizer shares (PFE) fell 1.1% in pre-market trading to $33.87. The stock had climbed about 6 percent so far this year, as of Friday. It also attempted and failed at two mega-acquisitions, first of Britain's AstraZeneca Plc and this year of Ireland's Allergan Plc.

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Hero Motocorp unveils new generation Achiever 150, priced at Rs. 62800

The launch of the Achiever 150 motorcycle comes at the onset of the festive season. Hero MotoCorp is making its way to dominate the two-wheeler segment India, and with the launch of the all new Achiever 150cc, Hero MotoCorp is on its way to fulfil its promise of introducing 15 new products this fiscal year.

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Wozniacki to face Osaka in Tokyo final

Prior to this Toray Pan Pacific title, Wozniacki finished the 2016 US Open with a semifinal result. Arruabarrena's other WTA victory came in 2012. Second-seeded Radwanska hit eight aces in overpowering the Puerto Rican 6-2, 6-3. After the championship match, Caroline Wozniacki was all praises for the up-and-coming Naomi Osaka .

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Asia stocks up as weak data crimp US Fed hike chances

There's another reason those maturities are lagging behind: worldwide central banks are showing reluctance to extend the expansionary monetary policies that drove yields in Europe and Asia to record lows and stoked demand for long bonds in the USA, too.

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Oil Rises, Skepticism Too, As OPEC Meets To Talk Output Deal

Brent for November settlement added 31 USA cents, or 0.7 per cent, to US$46.20 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. The price of crude oil today (Monday) spiked over $45 a barrel on new hopes that major oil producers might clinch a deal to limit production.

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Goldman Sachs to cut its cloth in Far East

A dearth of mergers and acquisitions work has required Goldman Sachs to take the axe to its Asian business, with almost 30 per cent of jobs in investment banking in Hong Kong, Singapore and China set to be lost. In 2015 Goldman reduced the number of its investment bankers in Singapore to about 35 from 50. The Wall Street bank is reducing the number of bankers working on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and equity and debt capital markets deals, the sources said.


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