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Paris climate pact set to enter force after European Union greenlight

They said we were all talk, " said EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete . India, the world's third-largest emitter of air polluting carbon, has kept its word on ratifying the landmark Paris climate deal with its permanent representative in the United Nation Syed Akbaruddin handing over the Instrument of Ratification to the UN authorities on 2 October, Gandhi Jayanti day.

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Kanpur: Armed robbers loot passengers in three trains

Government Railway Police said the robbers first barged into the Mumbai-bound Lucknow-LTT Express and started looting passengers. The accused then boarded the Vaishali Express and robbed passengers travelling in the sleeper class. A separate inquiry will also be conducted into complaints that the GRP didn't act when the passengers complained about the incident. "One hit me with the butt of their revolver and snatched my wallet and mobile", a passenger, his head bandaged from a knife wound, ...

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Regulator warns state water cutbacks may return

The urban water districts followed a state formula in determining how much water they would need to save if the drought continued three more years. That may have been a mistake, said Tracy Quinn, a Southern-California based water expert with the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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CCS meets as tension continues at India-Pakistan border

Modi said ministers must desist from making any "expert comment" on the surgical strikes unless they were asked to speak. The Indian government was unable to provide any evidence of the alleged surgical strike, Indian media reported. Kejriwal was joined by Congress leaders Sanjay Nirupam and Digvijaya Singh who raised similar demands. Chief Ministers of all the States bordering Pakistan, including Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan and Gujarat will take part in the meeting, besides senior ...

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Australians Arrested For Drinking From Shoe in Malaysian-Flag Underwer

Government officials confirmed that Jack Walker, adviser to Defense Industry Minister Chris Pyne, was among the men aged 25 to 29 who were arrested after they stripped down to Budgy Smuggler-brand swimsuits decorated with the Malaysian flag in full view of thousands of spectators at the Sepang race track Sunday.

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Hurricane Matthew heading north after killing 11 along Caribbean

At Folly Beach, South Carolina, southwest of Charleston, Gaby Trompeter loaded her auto at her beachfront home preparing to evacuate to Augusta, Georgia. And tropical storm-strength winds could be felt inland too, he said. The vessel was scheduled to head to the archipelago southeast of the Bahamas from Baltimore on Sunday, but planned an alternate trip north to Canada that was also canceled because of weather.

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Hillary Clinton Slams Donald Trump Over Alleged Tax Evasion

Trump didn't help his employees "while he was busy with his accountants to try and find out how he could keep living as a billionaire", Clinton said. The pair face off in their second showdown on Sunday. Clinton asked a crowd, with a hint of amusement in her voice, referring to arguments from Trump surrogates that the tax records proved Trump was a "genius".

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Hammond: we will protect the economy during Brexit talks

Hammond also reinforced his commitment to the Northern Powerhouse scheme, with the Government setting aside considerable funds for major infrastructure work. "And about what it will mean for their employees, their company, their business model", he said. "But make no mistake - the task of fiscal consolidation must continue", added Hammond.

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) , Sandstorm Gold Ltd (NYSEMKT:SAND)

EBITDA measured 1.01B for the past year. Morgan Stanley raised shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp. from an "underweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and set a $13.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, June 24th.

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Hawaiian Airlines weigh passengers, seat them specifically: Complaint

In a controversial new policy rolled out last Saturday, travelers flying out of Pago Pago International Airport in American Samoa can no longer pre-select seats when they buy Hawaiian Airlines tickets. The high rates has been attributed to much of the population possessing a gene that increases the risk of obesity. It has been suggested that the move is because Samoa has a high rate of obesity - with up to 74.6% of adults considered obese, according to the CIA World Factbook.

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Why you should be skeptical about any $5.4-billion Deutsche Bank settlement

On Thursday, the Dow industrials closed almost 200 points lower (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/wall-street-stocks-could-struggle-as-euphoria-over-opec-deal-fades-2016-09-29) after a report that some of the lender's biggest clients were pulling cash and securities or dialing back trading activity through the bank (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/fearful-clients-pull-billions-of-dollars-out-of-deutsche-bank-2016-09-30).

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Kaine interrupts Pence 57 times during VP debate

He vouched for the billionaire's tax history, but was less vocal when challenged about Trump's temperament or his inflammatory words about women and President Barack Obama. Did Kaine's aggressive approach backfire? "Pence is giving the country a very good preview of how the Republican Party is going to move beyond Trump", tweeted Alec MacGillis, politics reporter for ProPublica.

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Mother Angered by Vince Staples Radio Play

The "cuss words" might have been bleeped out but she didn't come down in the last shower and could "still dictate what they're saying" and was not happy one little bit. An angry mom is gaining notoriety because she wants Vince Staples to please think of the children. It's unintentionally hilarious but also really fucking frustrating.

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Assange vows Google, US election leaks as Wikileaks turns 10

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange vowed Tuesday that the online publishing organization would publish " significant " secret information related to the United States presidential election - and that it would do so before November 8. He said it was "false" to claim that he did not like Mrs Clinton or was interested in harming her White House ambitions. Assange was speaking at a press conference in Berlin to celebrate the organisation's 10th birthday today, an event which had been widely ...

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Trump trips over African American museum's name

Legislation for the NMAAHC was first sanctioned by Bush in 2003. The Obamas were joined on stage by former President George W. Bush , and his wife Laura. capital to witness the historic opening. "We shouldn't despair that it's not all solved", Obama said, noting all the progress that the country has made just in his lifetime.

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Yahoo Scanned All Users' Incoming Emails For US Government05:37

The report, which said the USA internet giant secretly scanned hundreds of millions of email accounts to help American intelligence, was " misleading ", Yahoo said. "In the Mayer world, it became highly secretive", the former executive said, adding that things got a point where the head of security wasn't even part of the discussion.

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Dareus to play vs. Rams on Sunday

He's eligible to rejoin the team and participate in practices. Speaking to WGR550 and the rest of the media, Ryan said: "I think he is going to be ready to roll when his time is up". "We all have defining moments in our lives and careers", Smith said about Dareus. "He's doing a really good job in the weight room". 2 - Shaq expected to play Week 7Another reinforcement on schedule to return to the lineup is top draft choice Shaq Lawson .

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Florida closes schools, orders evacuations as Matthew nears

Authorities in Florida and SC began evacuating hundreds of thousands of people Wednesday as Hurricane Matthew roared closer to the USA after leaving a path of destruction across Haiti. By midafternoon Tuesday, the Publix in downtown Fort Lauderdale was stripped of bottle water and was running out of batteries and other hurricane supplies fast.

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1st black box recovered from train wasn't working

A US official told The Associated Press Saturday that months before Thursday's deadly train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, federal rail officials found dozens of violations during an audit focusing on the rail line's safety and operations.

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Google takes on Apple with new Pixel phone

The phone, mixed with other new and existing products - including Daydream (its VR headset), Google Home (it's AI assistant), ChromeCast (for TV), and Pixel Tablet - is Google solidifying its staggering cloud with a hardware ecosystem to compete with Apple .

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Labor Group Names McDonald's in Sexual Harassment Claims

They allege behavior such as a manager rubbing up against and grabbing female employees. The Fight for $15 movement, which is backed by the Service Employees International Union, began in 2012. Numerous complaints claim that no action was taken when the harassment was brought to management's attention, and that in some cases that superiors retaliated against the complainant by reducing her work hours or other similar measures.

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Active Volume Stock: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

The Company expected to announce next earnings approximately $0.23 per share. JCP has been the topic of a number of other research reports. The Median price target for the stock is listed at $3. The average volume stands around 14.43 million shares. Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 67 has Beta of 0.76 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 0.84 and 1.27 respectively.

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North American stock markets, loonie, oil prices higher this morning

Ahead of the opening bell, futures for the Dow Jones Industrials gained 23 points, or 0.1%, to 18,115, while futures for the S&P 500 edged up three points, or 0.1%, to 2,147.75. Enerplus Corp shares rose 7.7 percent to C$9.81. Gold prices added $5.30 to $1,275 an ounce. But the materials group, which includes precious and base metals miners and fertilizer companies, slipped 0.2 per cent, as a string of other gold miners lagged, adding to a plunge on Tuesday, as prices for the precious ...

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International Monetary Fund cuts Canada's growth forecast, blames the United States

In its new World Economic Outlook report, the global crisis lender also sounded an alarm over what it called a "dangerous" credit binge in China. The group also warned of a rise in populist figures, such as those involved in the Brexit push and the U.S.

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Donald Trump Blames Hillary Clinton Over the Tax Code

At the vice presidential debate on Tuesday night, Gov. Mike Pence (R-IN) got a question that has dominated headlines over the last few days. "(Trump) was nervous, I could tell he was nervous. New public opinion polls show Clinton's standing on the rise in almost all battleground states. "He's got like a personal Mount Rushmore: Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong Un, Moammar Gadhafi and Saddam Hussein".

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Tom Brady Returns To Practice Field For First Time After DeflateGate Suspension

Only a handful of Bradys teammates were in the locker room after attending position meetings and none of them acknowledged laying eyes on their quarterback. Brady can rest easy knowing the Patriots are comfortably at 3-1 because Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett stepped up during his absence. "It's unfortunate the world we live in, but obviously I have to be more aware of certain situations like that".

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International Monetary Fund pegs world economy's growth at 3.1 pc in 2016

The IMF downgraded its outlook for advanced economies this year by 0.2 percentage points to 1.6 percent but raised it slightly for emerging and developing economies to 4.2 percent. Federal Reserve policymakers last month forecast the US economy would grow 1.8 percent this year and 2 percent in 2017. The report recommends the area maintain its existing easy money stance and expand it if needed through expanding asset purchases.

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Could Maryland Be Cutting Ties With Wells Fargo Over Scandal?

The move follows a similar step by California's treasurer last week. According to the L.A. Times, Wells Fargo has successfully blocked lawsuits from customers with fake accounts by pointing to the fine print requiring disputes be settled in arbitration.

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Martin O'Neill will not take a gamble on James McCarthy fitness

Daryl Murphy (calf), Stephen Quinn (knee), Keiren Westwood (thigh), Kevin Doyle (ankle), Aiden McGeady (hamstring), Anthony Pilkington (muscular) and Marc Wilson (fitness) are already ruled out. "Late on in the game against Austria they put on huge pressure and with the problems we have here, we just have to cope with it, get on with it and play really strongly to win".

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New Engine, Transmission Increase Ford F-150 Pickup Truck MPG

The 2017 4x2 truck will get 18 mpg in the city, 25 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg combined, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. That's one mile per gallon better in than the outgoing model that got 17 m.p.g.in the city, 24 on the highway and 24 combined.

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Volleyball Roundup: Blue Aces down Sheridan

Elizabeth Coffey helped the Blue Devils with four kills and three blocks. West falls at Centennial: Normal West fell to 11-8 and 4-2 in the Big 12 after absorbing a 25-23, 25-19 Big 12 loss at Champaign Centennial. Sterling 25-23, 26-24: The Golden Warriors got to within two points in each set, but lost both on the road in a NIB-12 crossover match. Brooke Bossert and Megan VanAmburgh each had nine digs for the Trojans.

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Britain extends guarantee to replace EU funding after Brexit

He has yet to set a new target date. Mr Hammond will say the government will still "restore fiscal discipline" but in a "pragmatic way that reflects the new circumstances we face", promising further details in November's Autumn Statement.

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Oil hits highest since June on possible USA inventory drop

Eyes are now turned to the USA government's Energy Information Administration (EIA) data, which will reveal official stockpile figures, while forecasted indices stand at a fall of 2.6 million barrels for the week that ended on September 30.

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Ryder Cup becoming a spectacle for all the wrong reasons

Teammates, families and friends poured out onto the green to celebrate. Emotional US assistant captain Bubba Watson wept on the shoulder of captain Davis Love III as the two hugged on the 18th green. Reed's 1-up win gave him a US-leading 3.5 points from his five matches. It wasn't Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy going toe to toe with Sunday's early momentum at stake, but the exhibition of golf that a pair of relative gray beards - Phil Mickelson, 46, and Sergio Garcia, 36 - should not be ...

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Microsoft's Surface Keyboard Looks Like It's Copied from Apple

However, it appears that the Surface Phone will not be present during the event as Microsoft is rumored to focus on the all-in-one Surface desktop PC. The Surface Phone is reported to have three variants that will vary on RAM and internal storage capacity. Reports suggested that the Microsoft device will consist of a 16-megapixel rear and 8-megapixel front camera.


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