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Hurricane Matthew could indirectly impact weekend weather in W. Pa.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott will make several stops at emergency management offices in the Florida Keys, Daytona Beach and north Florida to give updates on Hurricane Matthew and the storm's potential impact on the state. 3, 2016. "No one likes to leave their homes, but the sea is going to rise and that is very unsafe", said Pedro Gonzalez, a retired chef who had to leave a fishing islet where he lives off the city of Santiago.

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Stocks wavering between gains and losses in early trading

In 1.27pm trading, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped 0.6 percent. "We expect the September report to confirm the Fed's view that the labor market is on solid footing and maintain our base-case scenario of a December rate hike". Germany's DAX Index added 1 percent, while France's CAC 40 Index rose 1.1 percent, and the UK's FTSE 100 Index climbed 1.3 percent. BANK BOOMERANG: The U.S.

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Hillary Clinton tackles teenage girl's question about body image

The post came just days after the release of reportedly hacked audio of Clinton questioning Sanders' so-called "political revolution" during a February fundraiser - comments which Trump's campaign seized on in its continued efforts to court backers of the senator.

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Jeremy Corbyn under fire for stance on nuclear weapons

I have not spoken out before but now believe that the time has come for you to accept that you can not provide the leadership that our Party and our country needs. "The people who need us the most are those who suffer the most when Labour is not in power". " You have to know who is coming in to your country and who is leaving your country ", Rayner told the BBC.

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Google launches 2 smartphones under new Pixel brand

Analysts warned that Google's increased emphasis on its own branded devices runs the risk of alienating Samsung , as well as LG and other longtime partners that make Android gadgets. Major streaming media platforms Netflix, HBO, and Hulu are all getting apps that allow their entire libraries to be view on Google's Daydream View headset.

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Yankees lose 5-2 to Orioles in Mark Teixeira's final game

The Blue Jays, Tigers and Mariners all played Saturday night, and because the Blue Jays beat Baltimore 10-9 in the season series, the Orioles may have cost themselves their chance to host the wild-card game. "I was locked in, knowing what this game meant". Austin smacked Wade Miley's splitter to straightaway center for a solo home run in the seventh, tying the score at 3.

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Morgan Stanley estimates Deutsche settlement over U.S. fine at $6 billion

Investors hoped Deutsche Bank and the financial system in general were in better shape than they had feared. An AFP news agency report that the bank was nearing a cut-price settlement of $5.4 billion helped the euro recover after the currency fell to a nine-day low of $1.1153 around the start of the USA trading session.

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Construction bounces back with push for new homes

A RECOVERY in housebuilding activity enabled the United Kingdom construction sector to achieve growth for the first time in four months in September but commercial property-related activity continued to decline, a survey has revealed. " Resilient housing market conditions and a renewed upturn in civil engineering activity helped to drive an overall improvement in construction output volumes for the first time since the European Union referendum", Moore said.

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Rate cut to boost liquidity, achieve near 8% growth: Finance Ministry

However, the benefit of declining rates and ease of liquidity has not reached the largest borrowers from commercial banks, namely, the core sector industries and infrastructure segments which account for Rs 13 lakh crore ($ 1.7 trillion) of bank borrowing.

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Clinton seeks support from women in suburban Philly

We need to laugh at it. "We need to refute it". Her campaign is making a major push in the suburbs around Philadelphia and appealing to college-educated voters who have backed Republicans in past presidential elections. In recent days, Trump's strongest line of attack has been seen as personal, and of a rare brutality even for this bare-knuckles campaign: He mocked Clinton over the weekend for coming down with pneumonia and even questioned her fidelity to her husband.

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Ayotte says neither Clinton, Trump a role model

Hassan's campaign on Tuesday morning launched a digital ad that digs into Ayotte, who said Donald Trump is "absolutely" a role model for kids. Andrew Smith, an associate professor of politics at the University of New Hampshire, said his state is Democrat-leaning enough to give Ms.

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Colombia's President Santos Tries To Save FARC Peace Deal

Timochenko added: "The FARC reiterates its disposition to use only words as a weapon to build toward the future". On Monday, he said his troops would honor its commitments to the government and stick by a permanent cease-fire. Colombians' rejection of the peace deal will undermine the passage of fiscal reforms that are necessary to address the shortfall in oil-related revenues, he said.

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FTSE 100 soars above 7000 as pound hits new 31-year low

The pound was trading down against the euro at EUR1.141, down 0.4%. "It's good for United Kingdom exporters and overseas earners but for foreign stock market investors it takes the edge off the latest gains". Overall import prices rose 9.3% year-over-year. That's a marked change from earlier this summer, when domestically-focused companies were seeing their shares dive on concern about an economic recession that never materialized.

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Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, (NASDAQ:MACK), Centurylink, (NYSE:CTL)

He explains further that this cut could save the company upwards of $200 million by improving research and development efficiency and through better cost containment and prioritization over the next couple of years. Its weekly performance is -3.21% while year to date (YTD) performance is -23.54%. The resulting cash savings should fund the company for at least 12 months, taking it through to late 2017, dependent on milestones, reimbursements and profit from marketed cancer drug Onivyde ...

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Kanye West reschedules tour dates after Kim Kardashian's robbery ordeal

Whilst in her hotel room, the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has been robbed at gunpoint by men who were dressed in police uniform. Kim was left badly shaken from the ordeal, but is said to have been physical unharmed. "This is a guy who isn't used to feeling helpless at all". The attackers kept saying "ring, ring", and she knew that they were looking for the new ring given to her by her husband and rapper Kanye West .

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Biden rips Trump over remarks about veterans

Louis, Mo. That firestorm was quieted only by revelations that Trump suffered more than $900 million in losses in 1995 that could have allowed him to avoid paying federal income taxes for as many as 18 years, according to records obtained by The New York Times .

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Trump says he 'brilliantly' used USA tax laws

Issues where Trump had a slight advantage over Clinton include better at handling the economy, terrorism, trade, most honest and trustworthy, but also most unfavorable. Some legal and media commentators have noted that Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet told a panel audience last month he'd push the Times' lawyers to publish Trump's tax records if the paper got them.

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Harvest progresses, Nebraska farmers slightly ahead of Iowa

Illinois Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener says corn harvest is above normal pace while soybeans are behind pace. Some states where harvest is moving at full speed is IL with 43 percent complete, Kansas with 47 percent, Kentucky with 72 percent, Missouri at 56 percent, North Carolina and Tennessee at 89 percent and Texas at 75 percent.

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No surprises when O's face Jays in AL wild-card game

The Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles are set to meet on Tuesday for the American League Wild Card game. Perhaps as a result of the decline in velocity, he has been throwing fewer fastballs down the stretch - his season rate was 56 percent, but he has been below 50 percent his past three starts.

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Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti, heads for Cuba and US

They said they can provide food, crates and transportation for anyone who can foster the animals while they ride out the storm. "They've lost their lives", he stated. Haitian officials spent Monday trying to persuade shantytown residents to take advantage of shelters being set up, but many refused. From there, Matthew would take a "prolonged trip" toward the Bahamas that's expected to last through Wednesday night.

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Millions may be skipping help with insurance bills

As the Democrats' nominee, Hillary Clinton has called for allowing those aged 55 or older to enroll in Medicare , and has said the law "needs fixing", but has stopped short of saying it doesn't work. Before the ACA, the former president said, "We wound up with the most expensive system in the world, and we insured the smallest percentage of people".

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Fed's Yellen defends regulatory role, raises stress test changes

Yellen made it clear that economics is the sole focus of the Fed. Setting aside the question of whether a single Fed Governor really has the ability to affect a presidential race, the fact that Janet Yellen was unable to give an opinion on whether she thought Brainard's relationship with the Clinton campaign represents a conflict of interest is troubling.

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Donald Trump's taxes are a big deal

Although most interviews in the survey were completed before Saturday night's revelation that Trump may have avoided income taxes for almost two decades, the results were clear that about three-quarters of voters think Trump should release his tax returns for public review (73% say so, including about half of Trump's own supporters, 47%).

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Pennsylvania Poll: Clinton Leads Trump 47 Percent to 38 Percent

Toomey, who has declined to endorse Trump, said he is not a role model because of "the vulgarity and gratuitous insults of people". And I think he wants us to know that. He is now a US senator. While most Republicans were silent Monday, Democrats were gleeful - doing their part to stir up the uproar over Trump's comments about PTSD, with even the White House weighing in.

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Sanders to Campaign for Clinton at New Hampshire Colleges

Clinton is expected to talk about her agenda to help children and families and take questions from voters in Haverford, Pennsylvania. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is coming to MI on Thursday to campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, said three Democratic sources familiar with Vermont's self-described democratic socialist's schedule.

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UW professor is co-winner of Nobel Prize in physics

Thouless won half of the eight million Swedish kronor (around €834 000) prize, while Haldane and Kosterlitz share the other half. "Many people are hopeful of future applications in both materials science and electronics", it added. Research into the very unusual behaviour of materials when formed into ultra thin layers has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for three US-based scientists.

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Oil prices step back from recent highs

Goldman, however, quite tellingly, did not revise their price forecasts upward for 2016 or 2017 due to the uncertainty surrounding the deal. Although this has caused the oil price to rise in recent days, in my view it will have only a marginal impact on the price of oil over the medium term.

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Brexit fears send British pound to new 31-year low

And there are a lot of them listed on the FTSE 100. Even though May had supported remaining in the European Union, she appointed prominent advocates of Brexit to key government positions. Offshore yuan in Hong Kong (CNH) traded at 6.6834 to the United States dollar at 2.05 pm, 0.09 per cent, or 63 points weaker than on Monday. May told the Conservative Party conference she plans to trigger Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon , which sets the requirements of any country wishing to leave ...

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Manufacturing sector stuck in the doldrums, PMI shows

Markit's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI ) for manufacturing, which accounts for about a fifth of the economy, rose to 54.3 from 53.6 in August. " We need to see another decent month before we can be completely sure, but for now these data appear to support our view that the August drop was a fluke ", said Pantheon Macroeconomics' chief economist Ian Shepherdson, "and that the combination of rebounding energy capex, stronger non-energy capex, and decent demand from both domestic ...

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Ayotte says she 'misspoke' when she said Trump is role model

After initially sidestepping, and later visibly hesitating, Ayotte said: "I - I think that certainly there are many role models that we have, and I believe that he can serve as president, so absolutely I would do that". Incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. "It's like, 'What are you talking about, sister?'" she said. "After the terrorist attacks I thought it was appropriate that we take a temporary pause to make sure our system was working", said Hassan.

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IL suspends business with Wells Fargo

Frerichs said the state does not know, exactly, how much Wells Fargo earned on its investment activity. At a House panel hearing on September 29, Wells Fargo Chief Executive John Stumpf defended the bank's use of arbitration clauses, saying it is a "fair way" to compensate customers for financial damages, and that the bank is paying for mediators for customers who choose to seek arbitration.

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Experts Weigh In On Strategy Ahead Of VP Debate

The first and only televised 2016 vice presidential debate will happen Tuesday, October 4. In a recent Associated Press-GfK poll , more than half of registered voters said they didn't know enough about Kaine to venture an opinion about him and about 44 percent said the same for Pence .

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Clinton Slams Wells Fargo for 'Egregious Corporate Behavior'

Muse says Wells Fargo's lending practices hit black families in Maryland hard, by charging them more for mortgages. The treasurer's office has "no plans to take any additional action at this time", spokesman Brad Young said. "Giving customers back their right to take Wells Fargo to court gives them the power to ensure they are made whole and helps prevent cases like this in the future".

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How Hurricane Matthew Is Affecting Caribbean Cruises

Carnival reversed the order of ports on Splendor's October 2 sailing; the ship will now start with a day at sea on Monday and then call at Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Ocho Rios. Its day of sea on October 7 has also been changed to a call at Freeport. All other Carnival sailings departing on or after October 2 are expected to operate as scheduled.

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India's central bank cuts key lending rate to 6.25 percent

The former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan was often accused by markets of not going for rate cuts and thereby hampering growth. Apart from the RBI Governor the committee comprised of two RBI officials and three academics appointed by the GOI.


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