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Hurricane Matthew Will Be a Close-Call for North Carolina this Weekend

The hurricane is expected to hit Haiti hardest, but heavy rains and winds are also projected for the Dominican Republic. "It looks like there's going to be heavy rain along the coast, there's going to be rip currents along the coast, beach erosion, some storm surge, and possibly some rain here in the Midlands", says News19 Chief Meteorologist Jim Gandy.

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Wells Fargo claws back $41M from CEO

Wells Fargo's board said Ms. Tolstedt, who oversaw retail banking during bad behavior there, will forfeit unvested equity awards valued at $19 million. Senators told Stumpf he was scapegoating legions of lower-level employees while senior executives kept their jobs and received hefty pay packages. Stumpf was grilled on Capitol Hill last week by members of the powerful Senate Banking Committee, some of whom have called for his resignation.

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Japan's Finance Ministry, FSA, BOJ to discuss market issues after BOJ, US..

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average climbed 98.76 points at 18,392.46, while the broader S&P 500 index added 14.06 points at 2,177.18. However, Singapore missed the boat, with the local benchmark Straits Times Index slipping 4.68 points, or 0.16 per cent, to close at 2,846.06 yesterday.

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Blue Jays make the playoffs

For Tuesday's wild card game, Fox Sports is predicting a win for the O's , who have the most home runs (253) of any team in Major League Baseball this season and powerhouses like Manny Machado , Chris Tillman and Zach Britton on their side.

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Ricciardo drinks out of shoe after F1 win

The Australian's Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen finished second to score the pair's first one-two finish since the 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix, denying Mercedes the chance to wrap up the constructors' title at the Sepang circuit. "We fought hard and aggressive but I think we showed we can push to the limit but still keep it on the track". Something just doesn't feel right, but there's nothing I can do about it.

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LSU star running back Fournette sitting out vs. Missouri

They play Texas A&M and Alabama the next two weeks after that, so we will see how legit this Volunteers team is. From the opening kickoff , LSU throttled Missouri . It all had Coach O happy afterward - and wet. He called it a "dream" walking into Tiger Stadium on Saturday night. "I think that if we do win games, I will have a fair shot at being the head coach here".

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MH17 `killers` will be brought to justice, says Australian PM

The missile that downed Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine was transported from Russian Federation, a criminal inquiry revealed Wednesday, adding that more than 100 people were under investigation for the 2014 disaster. There are more than 100 suspects, investigators say. Dutch-led criminal investigators said Wednesday they have solid evidence that a Malaysian jet was shot down in 2014 by a Buk missile that was moved into eastern Ukraine from Russian Federation.

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Blackout triggers renewable energy questions

South Australia and its 1.7 million residents were left without power on Wednesday evening following severe storms . At the time of the blackout, 1000MW of wind power was being fed into the South Australian system. "Even if there is a major storm , it should not be the case that you have a major blackout across a whole state", Joyce told Newsradio. "It just so happens it happened to be in the state with the most political discussion around renewable energy recently".

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When will Hurricane Matthew hit the Bahamas? Latest weather forecasts, storm warnings

Based on the latest forecast data, we would expect to see wet and windy conditions near the Carolina coast from around late Friday into Saturday. "This is a major storm and all it takes is a little wobble to the west and we could have the potential of a potent hurricane on our doorstep", said emergency center director Bill Johnson told the Palm Beach Post.

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Bass Pro Shops Will Acquire Cabela's in $5.5 Billion Deal

It has five locations in OR and Washington, including stores in Springfield and Tualatin. Cabela's has 19,000 employees and 85 stores located in the USA and Canada. Customers of both stores can continue to use their store credit cards, and their rewards points will be unaffected. The two companies have similar humble origins, with a shared goal to serve those who love the outdoors, Bass Pro said in the purchase announcement.

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Kubiak plans to go with Siemian as long as he's healthy

Siemian was contacted and swung to the ground with tremendous force by defensive tackle Clinton McDonald . "When we got turnovers, we converted them", Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said. Overall, the Bucs were outgained 307-215. "The only thing that's going to solve this is hard work and attention to detail, and more guys getting concentrated on their individual job".

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Kim Kardashian back in the U.S. after being robbed in Paris

A spokeswoman for Kardashian West said the reality TV star, who was in Paris attending fashion week shows, was badly shaken but physically unharmed. Then, hours later, Kardashian West was seen leaving Paris altogether. In this August 28, 2016 file photo, Kim Kardashian West , left, and Kanye West arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in NY.

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Asia stocks start firm, sterling stumbles

The index climbed 8.8 percent in the third quarter, its best performance since early 2012. Today's macroeconomic calendar includes the United Kingdom manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) for September, due out at 09:30 BST. The pound fell to $1.2934 midday from $1.2974 late Friday in NY. Germany's DAX was closed for a holiday on Monday, meaning the focus for Deutsche Bank trading will be on its USA -listed shares.

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Truex admits he "could have pushed the issue" with Kenseth

Erik Jones, who entered the race with the championship lead, was denied a series win at Kentucky for the second time this season despite leading the 300-mile event five times for 100 laps. Jones and Suárez should start the Chase off well. He finished sixth in the race in Chicago, but didn't really have a great race. The race will cover just over 317 miles during the 300 laps around the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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John Fox: Bears will ride Jordan Howard 'pretty good' going forward

I didn't find anything the backs did particularly objectionable. For perspective, running backs gained 116 yards in Cutler's first two games combined. The defense has had a few blown coverages that have led to big plays or scores. Hoyer played undeniably poorly for the Houston Texans in their wild-card playoff game against the Chiefs in January, but he was steady in the regular season: in 11 games (nine starts), the former undrafted rookie had 19 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

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US probes Ford vehicles for steering, door latch problems

One injury and no crashes were reported from the door-latch issue. The agency has identified at least 547 complaints alleging sudden failure of the electric power steering (EPS) system. Then the owner of a 2011 Ford Edge said they thought it was a simple door sensor problem that would be covered under an extended warranty, but Ford said the problem was caused by the door latch, something not covered under the warranty.

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2nd test: New Zealand trails India by 188, Kumar takes 5-33

With Pujara not coming to field, both Gautam Gambhir and Umesh Yadav were seen fielding in phases as New Zealand finished the day at 128 for seven in reply to India's first innings total of 316 all out. India's 178-run win over New Zealand in the second Test, in which the fast bowlers contributed 12 wickets, here on Monday was a surprising contradiction to the country's reputation as a favourite hunting ground for the spinners.

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Senate Republicans seek probe of Mylan EpiPen oversight

The hearing was called for by the committee chairman, Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), and its ranking member, Elijah Cummings (D-MD) - both of whom used their opening remarks to interrogate Bresch and Throckmorton on why the EpiPen is getting so expensive.

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Hurricane Matthew remains a threat to Florida

The Category 4 storm with 145 miles per hour winds is expected to bring heavy rains, flash floods and mudslides. Fishermen move their boats out of the water before the arrival of Hurricane Matthew in Arcahaie, Haiti . The Haitian Civil Protection Agency said it had 576 temporary shelters available that can accommodate up to 88,252 people for at least 3 days. At 5 PM EDT, Matthew was centered about 320 miles south-southwest of Port-au-Prince, Haiti , moving northwest at 5 mph.

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Beyond the Playbook: Bills deliver statement to the Patriots

PATRIOT REIGN: Beating the Patriots won't be easy for the Bills . "I think he's the best quarterback in history I love him - the sun is shining today because he's back". "And it was like, 'Nah, we ain't going to let nobody disrespect us no matter where we're at'". Not only do they get back the leader of their offense, but they get back a healthy player at the position with Jimmy Garoppolo still recovering from his shoulder injury and Brissett not 100 percent after tweaking his right ...

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Sterling stumbles but dollar edges up as Deutsche fears recede

The currency slid towards a three-decade low after Prime Minister Theresa May set a March deadline for the formal process of departure from the European Union to begin. The stock sank to a record low last week and is still down more than 50 per cent from where it was a year ago. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was slightly higher in early trading, while Japan's Nikkei stock index gained 0.6 percent as the dollar rose against the yen.

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Unruly Ryder Cup fans face being thrown out of Hazeltine

Unfortunately some American fans showed that Pete Willett was in fact correct. Ryder Cup officials have vowed to remove fans from the course if their behaviour disrupts the final day's play at Hazeltine. No European or American team has fallen behind by three or more points in the opening session and come back to win. Prior to the beginning of the fourballs last Friday morning, Danny's brother Pete wrote an article in which he referred to boisterous American fans as a "braying mob ...

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Trooper hit by motorcycle, suffers serious injuries after Bills-Patriots game

Another trooper tried to stop him outside the P8 lot; Perez-Rodriguez struck that trooper. Officials said the motorcyclist was being transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and had been taken into custody by state police.

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Trump tries to regain footing after week of trouble

Generally, small-business owners can deduct any loss a business incurs from their other income on their tax returns if that business is a sole proprietorship. The claim, which originated with a pseudonymous Reddit poster and has already spread to Fox News, fails to note that while the Clintons' 2015 return shows that they did have a roughly $700,000 capital loss carried over from a prior year, that loss originates with the financial crash of 2008, and they received only a $3,000 deduction ...

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Donald Trump says soldiers with PTSD aren't strong

The New York Times reported Saturday that it had received anonymously the first pages of Trump's 1995 state income tax filings in New York, New Jersey and CT. They described crass behavior by Trump behind the scenes of the hit show, in which aspiring capitalists were given tasks to perform and competed for jobs working for him.

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Jennings, Apple inactive for Giants against Vikings

As of late Sunday night, the Vikings have no one on the injury report. Jennings has an injured thumb while Apple has a bad hamstring. The Giants have a couple of other hard tasks Monday night. Minnesota is still great on defense despite the loss of Floyd, as they are allowing just 13.3 points and 333.7 yards per game. Also, OBJneeds to stop acting like a drama queen.

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Celebs respond to Kim Kardashian's Paris attack

Kris Jenner and her boyfriend, Corey Gamble - also surrounded by security - went to see the couple at their apartment. Her husband, Kanye West, picked her up on Monday morning at a corporate airport in New Jersey. She is badly shaken but physically unharmed", the spokesperson said. Paris has seen several armed robberies on high-end jewellery stores in recent months and the Kardashian incident could add to worries about safety in Paris, hit by a series of attacks by Islamist militants past ...

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Gold slips on tapering safe-haven demand as Deutsche Bank worries ease

Leading German firms have rushed to defend Deutsche Bank amid concerns over the troubled lender's financial health. British Prime Minister Theresa May said that she would trigger the process for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union by the end of March.

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Vance Bedford: Longhorns' Bedford demoted to DB coach

Defensive coordinator Vance Bedford is expected to be demoted after Cal scored 50 and Oklahoma State put up 49 points against Texas. "I'm going to coach the defense". Strong hired Bedford as Louisville's defensive coordinator upon taking the Cardinals' head coaching job in 2010. The revelations about a power struggle under Perrin raises an important question - if Strong gets fired following the season finale against TCU in Austin on the day after Thanksgiving, will Perrin even be the one ...

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Twitter shares jump more than 20% on report of takeover talks

Twitter's board of directors is said to be in favor of the deal. However, sources say that, while conversations are ongoing and picking up steam, there's no assurance that a deal will be inked. Update: According to TechCrunch , Verizon may be interested in Twitter as well. In fact, Salesforce tried to buy LinkedIn, but was outbid by Microsoft .

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Reader Panel: Who won presidential debate?

Nationally, the latest Rasmussen Reports poll shows Clinton leading the four-candidate field by 3 points, while the daily LA Times/USC Tracking poll has Trump up nationally by 5 points. And ahead of the next presidential debate on Sunday, there's no sign Trump will do something to address the lack of focus, preparation and impulse control that helped contribute to Clinton's win at last week's showdown.

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China's Li seeks new tack in ties with Cuba

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is on the second day of his visit to Cuba. "Premier Li Keqiang said China wants to expand economic cooperation with Cuba as he signed deals for business, debt cancellations and new loans during his landmark visit to the lone communist state in the Americas", the new outlet reported.

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Kim Kardashian's hours before robbery detailed on social media

For a family who - by design - lives on camera, Twitter , Snapchat and Instagram, it was conspicuous given that Kim Kardashian West had earlier been robbed in Paris in a heist which nabbed $10 million worth of jewels and two cell phones.

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HSBC sees inflation below RBI's 2017 target, room for rate cut

Analysts say the outcome will be the same whether the decision is made by the governor alone, as had been the practice before, or by the MPC. Instead, majority are unanimous in their view that the RBI may go for a rate cut in December ahead of the the US Federal Reserve hiking its interest rates.

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Mark Cuban: Trump's Business Losses Could 'Easily Be A Tax Shelter'

The New York Times reported Saturday that it had received anonymously the first pages of Trump's 1995 state income tax filings in New York , New Jersey and CT. Attempting to change the subject, Giuliani attacked the infidelities that plagued Hillary Clinton's marriage and her response to them. Hillary Clinton tore into Donald Trump's tax maneuvering, business skills and trustworthiness Monday as she sought to capitalize on news that the NY real estate mogul may have paid no federal ...


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