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Paris Agreement to take effect in 30 days

The Paris Agreement to curb planet-warming greenhouse gases from burning coal, oil and gas, had required ratification from 55 countries responsible for 55 percent of emissions. Republican Donald Trump opposes the accord while Democrat Hillary Clinton is a strong supporter. "With each country doing their part to meet the Paris Agreement, we can leverage science and technology to combat climate change, improve quality of life around the world, and create unprecedented opportunities through a ...

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Active Buying and Selling in Session for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Argus restated a "buy" rating on shares of Verizon Communications in a research note on Sunday, June 12th. Monitoring recent stock trading activity, the stock price has reached $50.03. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 5th. In FY2015 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) disbursed dividend of $0.191. Verizon Communications Inc.

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Google or Salesforce could be about to bid for Twitter

The value of Twitter is seen as lying partly in its data as well as its status as a social media platform, according to CNBC . According to the report, Alphabet Inc. Shares of Twitter were trading higher by more than 20 percent to $21.70 following Faber's report. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, right, talks with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, left, during a visit to Twitter headquarters Wednesday, Feb.

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Shocking! Yahoo reportedly snooped on users' emails for USA intelligence agencies

Sources claiming to be former Yahoo employees have revealed what they say was a backdoor built into the company's email system by a U.S. agency with chief executive Marissa Mayer's authorisation. We have also never allowed access to our servers. U.S. phone and internet companies are known to have had handed over bulk customer data to intelligence agencies.

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Top 5 storylines to watch in Cardinals-49ers Week 5 matchup

Location: Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif. If San Francisco can pound the ball on the ground, they can control the clock and control the game. San Francisco was up 14-0 late in the second quarter but did almost nothing offensively in the second half.

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Video shows Cruz making phone calls for Trump

The internet is losing its collective mind over video released by the GOP of Ted Cruz phonebanking for his former opponent on Thursday. Cruz said he said it took prayer and conversations with his family to finally come around to supporting his one-time rival.

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Kawakami: It's Giants vs. Cubs, with the…

In a testament to their dominance, Baseball Prospectus' playoff odds give the Cubs a one-in-four chance of winning the World Series out of the 10-team playoff field: 25.2 percent, which, it goes without saying, gives them a better chance than anyone else.

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Donald Trump Has Often Donated to Prosecutors Investigating His Business

Mr. Trump in his presidential bid has portrayed himself as an outsider independent from special interests and what he called the "rigged" political system. Roughly $140,000 has been given to attorneys general or those running for the post between 2001 to 2014. "As a businessman, I need that". Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and then-Texas Attorney General, now Governor Greg Abbott, both Republicans, are far from the only state AGs who received donations from Donald Trump despite their ...

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Mars to take full control of Wrigley's with Buffett stake buy

Although publicly traded, Wrigley had been controlled by its founding family since 1891, while the Mars family has owned their company since its 1911 founding. The company also owns Dairy Queen and See's sweets outright. The exit for Buffett somewhat lessens his bet on junk food makers, though the famed investor-who has proudly boasted he eats like a six-year-old-still has a craving for food stocks.

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Baghdad Warns of "Regional War" over Turkish Military Presence

Iraq's parliament responded on Tuesday night by condemning the Turkish vote and calling for Turkey and its 2,000 troops to leave. The Mosul operation - which Western officials have indicated could start this month - will involve a heterogeneous coalition of sometimes rival Iraqi forces including soldiers, police, Kurdish peshmerga fighters, and both Sunni and Shiite militiamen.

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Pfizer is selling its infusion unit for $1 billion

ICU Medical manufactures medical devices used in oncology, vascular therapy and critical care. Pfizer started entertaining offers for the pumps and devices unit in May this year, saying at the time that it could reel in about $2 billion for the business.

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Analyst Research and Ratings: Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI)

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3.24. The company's top line consists entirely of collaboration revenues from its partners and other revenues from third parties. stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 11th. Aperio Group LLC now owns 235,565 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,438,000 after buying an additional 39,013 shares during the last quarter.

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Chancellor distances himself from Osborne on economy

Mr Hammond said the triggering of Article 50 early next year, beginning two years of talks over the terms of Britain's withdrawal, was likely to cause uncertainty for business and industry. The pound fell by as much as 1% against the USA dollar in response Monday, reaching $1.284, its lowest point since August 16. Hammond pledged to maintain fiscal discipline in a "pragmatic" way.

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UN's Ban hails likely successor Guterres as 'superb choice'

Antonio Guterres praised the U.N. Security Council for its swiftness and unity in approving him by acclamation in a formal vote earlier in the day. Guterres will nearly certainly select a woman as deputy secretary-general and he said in the interview that one of the things that is "crucial" at the male-dominated United Nations is "to have gender parity".

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Futures slightly higher as European stocks rise

Cabela's surged 16.3 percent to $63.90 after the company said it would be acquired by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at about $5.5 billion. The European markets ended the first session of the new trading week with mixed results. Still, this was a touch above the flash estimate of 51.4. The British manufacturing sector expanded at the fastest pace since mid-2014 on stronger growth in output and new orders, weathering uncertainty over the "Brexit" vote, survey data from Markit showed Monday.

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Oil books a loss ahead of crude-inventory reports

Let us hope that despite the challenges ahead, this decision will serve as the first step toward creating desirable market conditions for both oil-producing and oil-consuming countries. Although it hasn't yet worked out all the details, and analysts are skeptical the cut will be implemented, the deal is supporting the market. According to Ghamsari Iran's crude export to European countries now stands at 600 to 650 thousand barrels a day.

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Highflier Gigamon Too High, Two Investment Banks Say In Downgrades

Pier Cap Ltd Liability Company owns 216,684 shares or 1.48% of their USA portfolio. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website . In addition to Raymond James reporting its stock price target, a total of 6 brokerages have issued a ratings update on the company. Northland Securities added the stock to its research portfolio with an initial rating of "Outperform".

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Pug earns award after saving his family from a fire

When sparks flew out of an outlet in their home, Mikaela Sebree and Todd Lavoie didn't initially notice. While Jaxson the pug has received a justifiably well-earned award for his efforts, his family is extremely thankful for the dog's actions that night, saying they realize things could have been so much worse for them all if not for his courageous and persistent warning bark.

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Former Miss Universe has sex tape

These tweets come in the midst of a slashing new attack by Mr Trump on Ms Clinton over her husband's sexual indiscretions, as he sought to put the Clintons' relationship at the center of his political argument against her before their next debate.

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History of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) stock price after earnings

The dividend stock is -1.57% off a 52-week high stock price of US$59.81 but is up 75.93% since hitting the US$34.88. On Nov 3, 2015, Ira H Raphaelson (EVP & Global General Counsel) sold 8,768 shares at $49.76 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

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Step Inside Prince's Paisley Park Complex With 'Today' Tour

It's been a rollercoaster week for Prince fans waiting to get inside Paisley Park in what was meant to be the opening week of public tours. It will open under a temporary permit at first while rezoning issues are resolved by council. The birds live in the compound and can be heard singing, but when Prince never returned home, Nelson said there was an eerie silence in the home.

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Alnylam shares down nearly 50 percent

The company made a decision to end the development of the late-stage experimental drug after a study revealed that more patients taking the drug were dying in comparison to those receiving a placebo. It would not give more details on a conference call, except to say there had been 18 deaths out of 206 patients overall, with a higher number in those receiving revusiran versus placebo.

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Airline industry agrees to cut carbon emissions

The framework agreement is a compromise between developed nations, responsible for most greenhouse gas emissions, and emerging and developing countries such as India and China that fear tight regulation could curb their economic growth. Environmentalists complained the agreement was weakened by a last minute change that removed language that would have aligned its aims with a landmark climate-change accord reached in Paris last December.

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Mahindra & Mahindra launches eSupro - all electric cargo and passenger van

The eSupro platform will cater primarily to the B2B segment and would be available across Mahindra dealerships pan India. The launch takes the number of product offerings in Mahindra's electric vehicle portfolio to four. It has tied up with Big Basket online grocery store for its zero emission vehicles. It is priced at INR 8.45 Lakhs for the cargo van and INR 8.75 Lakhs for the passenger variant (prices are ex-showroom Delhi).

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Google crosses the 2 million mile mark with its self-driving cars

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google autonomous cars boast more driving experience than any human driver has been on the road. Google has been a leader in testing autonomous vehicles on public roads, prompting traditional carmakers to step up their self-driving plans to avoid being eclipsed by the tech leader, which has yet to disclose a business strategy for its auto project.

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Paris preview: Volkswagen ID concept EV

Despite being shorter than a Golf, the I.D. has Passat levels of interior space, thanks to the placement of the electric motor on the rear axle, plus a floor-mounted battery. The name stands for "Electric Intelligence" and is derived from the Mercedes-Benz brand values of "Emotion and Intelligence". The all-electric hatchback, confirmed to make production in 2020, is powered by a 168bhp electric motor and is claimed to be capable of travelling between 249 and 373 miles (398-596 kilometres) ...

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Does Arrieta Want Giants Or Mets in NLDS? 'Who Gives a S---?'

Addison Reed, who has been tremendous all season, struggled with his control and put himself in a jam with 2 walks before pitching his way out of it. Jeurys Familia gave up a leadoff double, albeit on a good pitch, to Brandon Crawford, then a walk to Joe Panik to set up Gillespie's heroics.

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Hurricane watches issued in SC as Matthew strengthens

As people hurried for higher ground, authorities in SC said a motorist died on Wednesday after being shot by deputies in a gun battle that erupted after he sped away from a checkpoint along a storm evacuation route. Any slight deviation in the hurricane's path could bring it over Florida or farther out to sea. Forecasters said it could dump up to 15 inches of rain in some spots and cause a storm surge of 5 feet to 8 feet.

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Theresa May sets out vision for a 'new centre ground'

May told the Conservative Party's annual conference that she would govern from "the new center ground of British politics, built on the values of fairness and opportunity". Building more homes "means using the power of the government to step on and fix the dysfunctional housing market". If you're an accountant, a financial adviser or a middleman who helps people to avoid what they owe to society, we're coming after you too.

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OPEC Deal Continues To Fray As Iran Invests In Oil Fields

Non-OPEC nations discussing output curbs with Venezuela include Russian Federation and Azerbaijan, Del Pino said on Tuesday. Brent crude was up 91 cents, or 1.8 per cent, at $51.78 a barrel by 9:35 a.m. crude inventories dropped 7.6 million barrels, which would be the fifth straight weekly decline if confirmed by U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) data on Wednesday.

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Creepy Clown With Knife Scares New York Subway Riders

One fearless 16-year-old ran past the clown, who proceeded to chase the teen out of the station, police said. Fortunately, there have been no injuries reported in this incident. But police in NY say Wednesday's reports are being taken seriously. Christopher Barling, of the Nassau County Police Department, which is investigating the Lakeview incident.

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Hurricane Matthew's wrath: By the numbers

Some 65 people were killed in Haiti and thousands were displaced after the storm smashed homes and inundated neighborhoods earlier in the week. The centre extended its hurricane warning area farther north into Georgia and more than 12 million U.S.

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Obama to attend Shimon Peres funeral in Israel

Another critic, Khalil Buhazaa, tweeted: "Diplomacy does not mean rudeness". Peres died on Wednesday at age 93 after suffering a stroke several weeks ago. Peres was a leader in Israel from the beginning, helping it become its own country. "My friend Shimon was one of those people", Obama said. The office of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, a negotiating partner of Peres in the 1990s, said Abbas sent a condolence letter to Peres' family and praised the Israeli statesman's "persistent ...

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Wenger 'ideal' for England, but not now: Pires

Koscielny, signed by his French manager from Lorient in 2010, was full of praise for Wenger, who recently celebrated 20 years in charge. While speculation remains on the future of Arsene Wenger, having already spent twenty years at the club and now underway in his final season of his contract, his future may yet to be decided, he however wishes to ensure the future of the club is looked after with the extension of the contracts of both players who he believes will bring success to the ...

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Hurricane Matthew will be devastating: Obama

Local news organizations report a judge said the trial of Justin Ross Harris would be in recess Thursday and Friday and resume Monday. "We're going to have to prepare every county, so it could be the biggest evacuation ever", Scott warned yesterday.


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