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Presidential debate No. 2: Town hall to test…

Mike Pence said that despite personally fielding questions from the moderator during Tuesday's vice presidential debate, it was actually running mate Donald Trump who came out on top. "I think he did a great job", Ryan said Friday on "The Laura Ingraham Show". When Donald Trump becomes president of the United States, we won't be paying ransom to terrorists.

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New Jersey lawmakers will vote on raising gas tax 23-cents

The gas-tax revenue will support $16 billion of spending on bridges, asphalt and rail equipment under Christie's proposed eight-year Transportation Trust Fund plan . What will the gas tax increase do? Governor Christie and the Democrats who control the Legislature agreed last week to raise the gas tax from 14.5 cents to 37.5 cents a gallon.

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As Merkel set to visit Africa, migrant crisis is top issue

Ms May also signalled she is prepared to prioritise immigration controls over single market access. The German Chancellor, long seen as the most powerful leader in the European Union, said: "If we don't say that full access to the single market is linked to full acceptance of freedom of movement, then a process will begin where everyone in Europe starts doing what they want, and that will be extremely complicated".

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Obama: Paris Climate Deal a 'Historic Day'

Support for the Paris Agreement has widened to nations representing 56.75 percent of world greenhouse gas emissions, above the 55 percent needed for implementation, a U.N. "For years the Pacific Islands Forum has been calling on the world to take ambitious action towards addressing the adverse effects of climate change and the provision of scaled up finance".

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Wall Street gains, led by Deutsche, banks

That rise was also helped by news reports that the bank was close to a deal with the U.S. Justice Department on its $14 billion fine over mortgage-backed securities during the 2008 financial crisis. In a statement the bank sought to reassure investors. "It is surprising to hear the [German Chancellor] Merkel saying they will not help Deutsche Bank , but it's also possible she is saying this to get the US government to rethink the size of the fine".

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Samsung May Recall Their Note 7 Again

India's civil aviation regulator last week eased restrictions on in-flight use of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone - but only those purchased after September 15. Brian Green, the owner, told tech news website The Verge that the phone was a replacement, which he picked up on September 21 . She said that Green had replaced the original phone about two weeks ago after getting a text message from Samsung.

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Gas tax increase approved by NJ Senate; Assembly to vote next

The Earned Income Tax Credit will be increased from 30 percent to 35 percent. The vote was rescheduled after lawmakers failed to get enough support to bypass a procedural vote. "Every day we wait is another day people are out of work and our economy falters", said Sen. The conservative Americans for Prosperity tied the shore highway's costs to lawmakers' efforts to raise the gas tax.

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USA stocks climb as banks stage recovery

It has spent billions settling charges that it conspired to manipulate global interest rates and colluded with other banks to rig foreign exchange rates; its margins have disappeared due to record low interest rates and the cost of new regulations; and it has been slammed with a $14 billion demand from the U.S.

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Netflix's 'Iron Fist' Unveils Premiere Date With First Teaser

Considering members of the " Iron Fist " cast will be attending New York Comic Con to promote the series on October 8, here's hoping more video footage is on the way. Luke Cage , the third in the streaming service's inter-connected set of Marvel shows following Daredevil and Jessica Jones, debuted in full on Friday (September 30).

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Al-Qaida-linked faction refuses to leave Aleppo

Fears of a confrontation in Syria between the USA and Russia's troops have increased following the coalition bombing of Russian-backed Syrian government soldiers last month. A USA -led coalition airstrike mistakenly hit Syrian troops rather than ISIS terrorists near Deir ez-Zor last month. Syria said an easing of the bombardment would allow civilians in opposition-held districts to flee, but the United Nations questioned that, saying there were reports that key routes in and out of the ...

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Seize Brexit to transform UK: PM May

But the country's stock market is loving it, with the main FTSE 100 index at one stage trading less than a point from the record of 7,122 set in April 2015. The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg said the prime minister was determined not to give much away about her European Union negotiating strategy and objectives, but the reality was that many of her most senior ministers did not agree on what they were aiming for.

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Ohioans must register by Tuesday to cast votes for president

In Hillsborough, over 300 voters have already cast their ballots. A quick search on the Secretary of State website can help you confirm if you are registered to vote. Polls will be open again on the weekend from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. on November 5, and from 1-5 p.m. on November 6. The Board of Elections is extending its office hours and is staying open from 8 a.m.to 9 p.m.

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Verizon responsible for Pixel system updates, according to Google

These devices, which supersede the Nexus line, appear set up to tackle the iPhone thanks to their premium quality, superb cameras and powerful hardware. We all know that Verizon is not really a fan of modding. But the company seems to have compromised on most of those aspects when it comes to its new Pixel phones.

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Islamic State Bombing Kills 29 in Northern Syria

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing in a northwestern Syrian village that killed at least 20 people, including many Turkey-backed opposition fighters. The Syrian military said in a statement that its forces had advanced in Bustan al-Basha. IS quickly claimed responsibity for the attack via its news agency, Aamaq.

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Pound plunges to historic 30-year low

Should markets asses the chances of further European Central Bank loosening as higher the Pound to Euro (GBP EUR) exchange rate could continue to recover, though. The pound touched a fresh 5-year low versus the euro on Monday, and GBP/USD is edging closer to its post-Brexit low of 1.2798, reached on 6 July. Lien added a move by the dollar down to 102.50 yen would give traders an opportunity to reload their long positions before the U.S.jobs report.

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Claims in the VP debate

But Wednesday, the Hillary Clinton campaign made sure Donald Trump's running mate got every last lying word out, loud and clear. But those hoping for something original would be disappointed: Mike Pence rolled out an anti-Hillary Clinton abortion argument that was lifted directly from the playbook of Marco Rubio.

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Google's Answer to Siri Wants to Rule Your Home, Phone, and TV

Google has had a voice activated assistant in the form of Google Now for some time and now the company is announcing another one called Google Assistant. Because its mobile software is available so widely, Google has struggled to distinguish its own devices, said analyst Jan Dawson of Jackdaw Research.

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Clinton Opens 10 Point Lead Over Trump in Latest National Poll

There has been no indication that Donald Trump violated any IRS regulations. As election day gets closer more and more voters will move from undecided to the committed column. Trump's prep sessions this time involve Gov. Christie, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus. "He never saw the product until it was presented to him for signature", said Mr Mitnick, 80, a CPA and lawyer who did the Donald's taxes until 1996 - and whose signature was on ...

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Cabela's Set to Be Acquired by Bass Pro

Bass Pro Shops said it plans to maintain Cabela's operations in Sidney and Lincoln, Neb. All Cabela's CLUB points and Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Rewards points will be unaffected by the transactions and customers can continue to use their credit cards as they were prior to the transaction.

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Yahoo Accused Of Letting Government Spy On Emails

The firm scanned hundreds of millions of Yahoo Mail emails for the National Security Agency or the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the four people familiar with the matter told the news agency. The U.S. government routinely asks that tech companies hand over customer data, as part of law enforcement efforts. The decision by Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer to build a custom program also upset some employees including Alex Stamos , the Yahoo's former information security officer.

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Hyderabad varsity students stage protest over panel report

The commission also reportedly concluded that Rohith was not a Dalit. The JAC further said that Commission crossed its mandate of enquiring into the flaws in the institutional mechanisms identified by the MHRD three-member Committee, and instead chose to comment extensively on the caste of Rohit Vemula.

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Packers' Jared Cook My Chicken Wings ... CAME WITH A HEAD!

It is unclear which Buffalo Wild Wings this occurred at. Their executives, clearly running around like, well, chickens with their heads cut off, deferred to PR firm FleishmanHillard. According to TMZ, Cook (obviously) informed the server of his discovery and was reportedly told, "Sorry, unfortunately this happens because the chicken is fresh ".

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Pound falls to new 31-year lows in Asian markets 'flash crash'

On Friday, it dived about 10 per cent from levels around $1.2600 to $1.1378 in a matter of minutes in thin early Asian trade. French President Francois Hollande sent one of the strongest warnings yet that Britain will have to pay a heavy price for leaving the European Union, while European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said the bloc must be "unyielding" in the face of London's demands.

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Pak violated ceasefire 25 times post surgical strikes

The fact that the strikes described by India would validate claims of terrorist groups in Pakistan territory is one of the reasons why Pakistan would potentially want to deny their existence. The heavily armed militants attempted to break through the camp's perimeter in Kupwara district before dawn but were repelled by soldiers in exchanges of fire.

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Hurricane Edges Along Florida Shoreline; Warnings Of 'Devastating Impacts'

Matthew's winds had dropped on Thursday night and into Friday morning, downgrading it to a Category 3 on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane intensity. Florida airports had canceled hundreds of flights, majority in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando . In one case, Davidson says a neighbor told dispatchers that the family got out safely after a tree collapsed on a home in Daytona Beach.

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Election deadlines approaching for registration, vote by mail

As of last Thursday, the Secretary of State's office said more than 100-thousand residents were sent ballots and 14-thousand have had their votes accepted. "If voters lose trust in the voting process, our democracy may be at risk". To encourage voters to take advantage of absentee voting by mail Secretary Husted recently mailed applications to voters.

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Israeli forces fire on Gaza after rocket lands in field

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri condemned, on Wednesday, the Israeli attacks on the besieged enclave, saying that Hamas could not "stand by idly" if Israel continued its escalation and called upon the worldwide community to stop Israel's aggression in Gaza.

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Bill Clinton's 'crazy system' Obamacare gaffe lands in RNC mailer

We contacted the Donald Trump campaign seeking evidence that Clinton and Kaine, in fact, wanted to convert Obamacare into a national health insurance system. "I HATE BARACK OBAMA", is the translation the MSNBC host came up with. that's exactly what he meant to say. Less than a month ago, Bill Clinton made fun of the people of West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky in a speech that included this gem: "The coal people don't like any of us anymore".

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U.S. Employment Climbs By Less Than Expected In September

The U.S. economy added 156,000 new jobs in September, government data showed Friday morning, as companies maintained their steady pace of hiring. When the Labor Department announces the September job-creation numbers on Friday, presidential candidates will pounce, hoping to find data to support their talking points on the economy.

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How Tax Loss Carryforwards Actually Work For Trump, Businesses And Individuals

Trump , though, wants to change the tax code to give even bigger breaks to the commercial real estate industry while doing little for the middle class. But Trump isn't that financially sophisticated. The federal government is taking in record amounts of tax revenue, but is approaching a $20 trillion debt.

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Ricciardo backs Aussies facing Malaysia indecency row

Malaysian authorities who have detained nine Australian men for three nights would regard their actions in stripping down to their briefs and drinking beer from shoes as premeditated, Australia's foreign minister said Wednesday, Oct. As Australia's "Budgie Nine" walked free on Thursday, Daniel Ricciardo has called their antics at the Malaysian GP "pretty harmless ". One member of the group, Nick Kelly, warned other Australians to be aware of "cultural differences" when travelling.

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Clinton-Trump battle too close to call in four swing states

We are just here because we wanted to be here. Clinton is behind closed doors with her team, studying policy. One reason Mike Pence got good reviews in the vice-presidential debate is that he spoke smoothly in general defense of Trump - and against Clinton - without erupting or adopting Trump's coarser style, writes Newsday's Dan Janison.

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Honeywell shares decline after outlook cut

At present, 0 analysts recommended Selling these shares while 5 recommended Hold, according to FactSet data. Credit Suisse Group AG's price target would suggest a potential downside of 1.95% from the company's current price. (NYSE: HON ) shares with value of $3.25 million were sold by Szlosek Thomas A. $69,774 worth of shares were sold by Mahoney Timothy O . on Thursday, August 4.

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Damaged Hoboken train to be removed from station

Using data from the event recorder and a front-facing video camera, NTSB investigators reconstructed the moments before the crash. Investigators recovered the data recorder, a video recorder and the engineer's cellphone from the front vehicle of the NJ Transit train on Tuesday.

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New Jersey lawmakers to vote on 23-cent gas tax hike

Or at least don't abolish the estate tax. NorthJersey.com reports that Gov. Christie, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney have an informal agreement that the Transportation Trust Fund will finance the North Branch Corridor, which would restore rail passenger service on the Northern Branch Corridor between North Bergen and Englewood.


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