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India will ratify CoP21 on October 2: Modi

As per procedures, the agreement does not need parliamentary approval, only that the copy of the deal be placed in Parliament. As things stand, 60 nations across the world have so far ratified the CoP21 climate agreement, which put together account for 47.5 per cent of emissions.

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Oil services firm Weatherford to pay $140 million for accounting fraud

As a result Weatherford issued restatements of financial results on three separate occasions over 18 months, starting in March 2011, the SEC said . Two former Weatherford senior accounting executives also agreed to settle charges that they were behind the scheme, which inflated the company's earnings more than US$900 million over that period, the SEC said.

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Another victory for US in (Junior) Ryder Cup

I understand it's a big responsibility, but I feel like I'm now ready to take that on my shoulders and hopefully lead by example". "From a European perspective it is always good to have one of our members win the week before the Ryder Cup", a hay-fever stricken Clarke told a news conference after arriving at Hazeltine National.

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Clinton-Trump debate sets ratings record

Now, it is 324 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The billionaire's performance received mixed reviews, with a CNN poll showing 62 per cent of voters thought Clinton won the debate - while 27 per cent thought Trump was the victor.

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Germany's Lufthansa acquiring remainder of Brussels Airlines

Even that may not be enough for the airline's biggest shareholder, Etihad Airways, which has its own ideas on how to make the company turn a profit. Lufthansa , which already owned a 45% stake in the Belgian carrier, announced on Wednesday it would exercise its option to acquire the remaining stake in SN Airholding, the parent company of Brussels Air.

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Charlotte girl's tearful plea in wake of police shooting goes viral

It's a shame that we have to go to that graveyard and bury them. "We do this because we need to and have rights". "I feel like that we are treated differently than other people ", Oliphant began. "If I instill hatred in my kids heart, we would not be any better than the ones slandering us now". Roberts had called for releasing the footage to the public before that occurred over the weekend.

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Wells Fargo CEO Forgoes $41M Compensation Amid Accounts Scandal

Stumpf and Tolstedt will also not receive bonuses for 2016. Carrie Tolstedt, the former head of the retail division at the centre of a burgeoning sales scandal, has left the company ahead of her planned December 31 retirement date, will get no severance and has forfeited unvested equity awards worth about $19 million, the bank said.

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Cedar River in Iowa forecast to return to below flood stage

From 8 p.m. Monday night to 7 a.m. Tuesday morning, Cedar Rapids residents faced a curfew restricting their access around the town. Residents of Cedar Rapids, Iowa's second-largest city, hope a temporary floodwall that is protecting thousands of homes and downtown buildings from the rain-swollen Cedar River will hold as the rain-swollen Cedar River crests.

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Asian stocks mixed as traders follow US presidential debate

In Asia, shares declined on Tuesday in morning session as investors braced for a potentially pivotal USA presidential debate, shunning stocks while favouring safe-haven bonds and the yen. Big banks led the declines as investors anxious that Deutsche Bank might need to add additional capital to pay for a $14 billion USA demand to settle claims it missold mortgage-backed securities.

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Pope Francis: Bombers of civilians in Aleppo will face God's judgment

Shelling damaged at least another hospital and a bakery, killing six residents queuing up for bread under a siege that has trapped 250,000 people with food running out. "There is nowhere that Syrian civilians can hide or take cover in the city of Aleppo". On Wednesday morning, Syrian government forces battled rebel fighters on several fronts in ground attacks in Aleppo, rebel officials said.

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Deutsche Bank shares stabilize after deal to sell unit

State aid "is not on the table", chief executive John Cryan told Germany's biggest-selling newspaper Bild after the lender's share price sank to a historic low this week. As shares in Deutsche Bank fell to fresh lows, the German chancellor was quoted by news agencies as saying: " Deutsche Bank is one part of the German banking and financial sector, and of course we wish all companies, even when they are experiencing temporarily difficulties, to perform well".

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Oil prices tank as hopes of production freeze fade

Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak, who did not formally attend the OPEC meeting but was present in Algiers for some meetings on the sidelines, said that while an output freeze remains elusive, he believes it would speed up the stabilization of oil prices by three to six months.

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Colombia signs peace deal with the Farc rebels

Attendees, including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and USA secretary of state John Kerry , observed a minute's silence in memory of those killed, maimed, raped, kidnapped and displaced. Over the decades, the conflict has drawn in several leftist rebel groups, right-wing paramilitaries and drug gangs, killing 260 000 people, leaving 45 000 missing and uprooting 6.9 million.

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Does Trump pay taxes? Here's what we know

The latest polls show Clinton and Trump are essentially tied in the Tar Heel State. The email address provided does not appear to be valid. Tell us what you think by using the link below to take the survey. While Clinton interjected 17 times , Trump interrupted Clinton a whopping 51 times , according to Vox. "He actually bragged about gaming the system to get out of paying his fair share of taxes", Clinton said.

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PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC) PT Raised to $92.00

The mean price target is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 12 brokerage firms. 02/04/2016 - PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website . Hannon Michael J retains 62,452 shares in the stock after this transaction.

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Aaron Rodgers throws 4 TDs in first half against Lions

The offense moved the ball decently in the first half, but just didn't finish a couple of drives there. Sunday's game will give them the opportunity to turn that outlier into a streak, as well as erase an embarrassing result from the last time these teams met.

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Apple to make famous Battersea Power Station its London HQ

A total of 1,400 Apple employees from existing offices around London will relocate to the new headquarters at one of London's best known landmarks. "It's a great opportunity to have our entire team working and collaborating in one location while supporting the renovation of a neighbourhood rich with history".

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Iran Has No Intention to Cap Oil Output: Oil Minister

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude dropped $1.26, or 2.7 percent, to $44.67. Oil prices were up around 1.5 percent, with Brent crude nearing $47 per barrel by 1125 GMT. reuters .com/article/us-opec-meeting-saudi-idUSKCN11X0LL), according to Reuters. Based on the cartel's current production, that equates to around 4.2 million barrels a day, or about 600,000 b/d more than Iran now claims to be pumping.

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'Desecration': Protest against bulldozing of Native American burial grounds for Dakota pipeline

Paradigm has said delays jeopardize the project and the future of the Irving, Texas-based company. The petitions also claim that Native American groups living along the pipeline's route were not properly consulted about the project. A North Dakota legislative committee has approved an emergency request to borrow $6 million to cover the cost of law enforcement related to the ongoing protest of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline.

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India Signs Deal To Buy 36 Rafale Fighter Jets From France

The long-awaited deal was inked in Delhi between defence minister Manohar Parrikar and his French counterpart Jean Yves Le Drian . The deal also provides for a 50 per cent offset clause, which will translate into a huge opportunity for Indian businesses and jobs.

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Orders for US durable goods slipped slightly in August

The slump in investment has anxious Federal Reserve policymakers because it could depress longer-term economic growth. While household demand is providing some relief for manufacturing, factory customers are still contending with high inventories relative to sales and overseas markets remain tepid.

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Wells Fargo CEO forfeits $41M

Stumpf is returning to Congress to testify Thursday before the House Financial Services Committee. As many as 2 million accounts were opened using fictitious or unauthorized information. Stumpf's $41 million hair cut represents the largest compensation forfeiture from a US banking executive since the 2008 financial crisis, Bloomberg reports .

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Wells Fargo CEO promises help for customers

But he was repeatedly chastised by lawmakers who took him to task for the bank's unwillingness to punish senior executives for misconduct that resulted in $185 million in fines and the firing of some 5,300 front-line employees. Stumpf maintained that most employees were happy with their position at the company and that creating unauthorized accounts was not part of Wells Fargo's culture.

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Dollar Retreats Amid Doubts Fed Will Raise Interest Rates in 2016

The S&P 500 capped its best two-day performance in more than two months, while the Nasdaq closed at a record high. So did telecom stocks, which also typically pay higher-than-average dividends. USA gold futures rose 0.5 percent to $1,338.40 an ounce. The major gainer against the dollar was the Norwegian crown, which rose more than 2 per cent after Norway's central bank left its main interest rate unchanged and suggested further rate cuts may not be needed because of a pickup in the ...

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Iraqi forces ready by 'early October' for Mosul assault: top U.S. officer

Iraqi forces have already reconquered other towns north of Sherqat on the way to Mosul but the question of Shiite militia involvement in military operations there had held up the push. Ahmed al-Assadi, the spokesman of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) paramilitary force, also announced the operation. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Sunday that the presence of the Turkish troops near the Iraqi northern city of Mosul is hampering the efforts to free the major stronghold ...

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Clinton, Sanders to campaign in New Hampshire

Quoth one columnist, "I know you're young, but grow up!" Donald Trump is claiming that the debate was a success for him, too. Trump this month put to rest the myth he had peddled for years that Obama might have been born outside the U.S.

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Old rivalries seen blocking OPEC deal to support oil price

Ministers from major energy-producing countries are meeting for an worldwide energy conference in Algeria amid uncertainty in the oil economy. The Saudis seemed to read the writing on the wall earlier in the day and played down the importance of the meeting (Iran did that as well, but its comments carry more weight in this context).

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No. 8 Wisconsin dials up pass rush, Michigan showdown next

At 4-0 and 1-0 in the Big Ten West, Wisconsin has exceeded expectations and is one of the biggest surprises in college football. MI coach Jim Harbaugh sees the same thing on Wisconsin , which is giving up just 80.5 yards rushing and 277 yards in total.

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Kevin Johnson pie-thrower used coconut cream because it's tasty

Johnson got physical with Thompson, Wednesday night during a charity dinner event, Johnson's Chief of Staff Crystal Strait said. Sean Thompson, who is facing charges for striking Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie, appears in Sacramento Superior Court, Friday, Sept.

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Aleppo Water Cut Off After Deadly Syrian Bombings

General Assembly in NY. Further south in the central city of Homs, a convoy of 36 aid trucks reached the rebel-held district of Waer, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. The Russian army has not confirmed its involvement in the latest offensive. The Syrian conflict has seen more than 400,000 people killed and nearly 11 million Syrians - half the country's prewar population - displaced.

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Sainsbury's blame food price deflation for Q2 sales fall

German discount chains Aldi and Lidl, which have expanded rapidly in the United Kingdom, have been undercutting Sainsbury's and its rivals, including Tesco, Morrisons and Asda. Chief executive Mike Coupe said he was confident its strategy would enable it to "outperform our major peers". Sainsbury's has reported two straight years of falling profits.

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Calais migrant camp to be shut: Hollande

About 7,000 migrants are living in the remaining northern half of the camp, up from 4,500 in June, according to local authorities, although humanitarian groups put the number closer to 9,000. 26 2016. Hollande, who is eying a re-election bid, is facing harsh criticism from conservative and far-right rivals who see the camp as a symbol of his failure to deal with Europe's migrants crisis.

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Yahoo data breach 'involves eight million United Kingdom user accounts'

YAHOO have revealed they are hunting for a "state-sponsored" hacker over the theft of information from at least 500million accounts . You can see the email text here. The stolen information included " names , email addresses , telephone numbers , dates of birth , hashed passwords " and the answers to security questions.

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Over 84 Million Watch First 2016 Presidential Debate

The debate was aired in the United States on the major networks ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, PBS and the Spanish-language Univision, and on the cable channels CNN , Fox News , Fox Business, MSNBC, CNBC, Fusion and the public affairs channel C-SPAN.

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Asian stocks mixed as traders follow US debate

Traders said the stock recovered after remarks by a senior u.s. Justice Department official on the possibility of lowering mortgage-related penalties for banks if they cooperated with authorities. Lanxess is paying $33.50 per share for Chemtura, a 19-percent premium, and the companies valued the deal at $2.5 billion. The share price is now -15.92 percent versus its SMA20, -14.96 percent versus its SMA50, and -30.74 percent versus its SMA200.


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