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Rep. Chaffetz Withdraws Trump Endorsement

Huntsman's sentiments were echoed in a video statement released on Facebook by Utah's junior Sen. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Co.), who is facing a competitive re-election fight over the suburbs of Denver, called on Trump to step aside for "the good of the country".

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Samsung Sees Higher Q3 Operating Profit Despite Galaxy Note 7 Recall

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. AT&T and Verizon now offer the trade-in option as well. The incident at Louisville airport is now being investigated by the US federal agency that is handling the recall of the Galaxy Note7 devices.

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Google Pixel phone embraces the 'satisfyingly not new' headphone jack

Get free tech support and automatically get its latest updates . In the past, the company has sold phones and tablets under the Nexus name. Although HTC has manufactured the smartphones, the new devices bear Google branding. The phone comes in two sizes, 12.7 centimeters, or 14 centimeters. No doubt more Pixel and Pixel XL cases will appear over the next couple of months so as usual, we will be adding to this feature as more catch our eye.

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Clinton leads Trump by 5 points in presidential race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Raddatz, known for asking sharp and concise questions - and keeping candidates on topic - has moderated both Republic and Democratic primary debates this election cycle. Before the first debate, Trump had tweeted that he might invite Gennifer Flowers as a guest to the event, a response to news that billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner and Trump troll Mark Cuban would have a front-row seat to the debate, courtesy of the Clinton campaign.

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Clinton, Kaine 'Desperate' to Clean Up His Debate Performance

Clinton was due to hold fundraisers in NY. Trump's performance in the first debate against Clinton was widely panned. Trump, analysts say, is running out of big election "moments" to reverse his fortunes, and Sunday will be a critical one, said Miringoff.

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AB InBev & SABMiller Merger Clears Shareholder Vote

AB Inbev's shareholders votes in Brussels earlier this week, with a final vote left to be taken by SABMiller shareholders today. - AB InBev is already the world's biggest brewer, making more than 200 types of beer including Budweiser, Stella, Corona, Beck's and Leffe.

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Clinton, Trump Spar Over Taxes

Folks, the reality - in print, online, on the never-ending cycle of TV election coverage - is this: Trump has a bullseye on the back of his suit jacket. A popular columnist with our readers is conservative Cal Thomas, whose column often appears in print on Tuesdays. He went after John McCain, a POW, and said he wasn't a hero because he was captured.

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RBI to continue with easing; next cut in February

A popular conclusion of the experts is that RBI has softened because it has reduced the real policy rate range from 1.5-2% to 1.25%, i.e., RBI was now targeting a 1.25 percentage points gap between the repo rate and CPI inflation. Patel had formerly played an important role in putting forward Rajan's campaign targeted at securing an inflation-rate, which has been among the greatest changes that came to the RBI's history of governance.

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United Kingdom stocks jump as pound slides; Japan rises on yen weakness

Stocks in Southeast Asian markets were higher. The London FTSE 100 index was up around 0.89 percent, while the French CAC was 0.2 percent higher. South Korea's Kospi added 0.6 percent to 2,054.86 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index added 0.5 percent to 23,689.44.

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Smithfield, Tyson to shut plants due to Hurricane Matthew

Matthew is centered about 35 miles ESE of Daytona Beach, Florida or 95 miles SE of Jacksonville, Florida and is moving NNW at 12 mph. "If it tracks up to Morehead City or up to Cape Lookout then that north side of the storm, which is pushing the water onto the shore, would reach into Pamlico Sound at that point and be pushing it from east to west across the sound", Luettich said.

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Bumgarner, Gillaspie power Giants past Mets and into NL Division Series

Game 1 is Friday night at venerable Wrigley Field in Chicago. In 97 1/3 innings in the postseason, the lefty has a 1.94 earned run average with an 8-3 record , including one save from Game Seven in the 2015 World Series. The Mets only got a runner in scoring position twice and really only threatened once. But what I think about this season: Just like the Giants' incredible first half probably was an exaggeration of how good they were, their prolonged second-half slump absolutely ...

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Malaysia 'lenient' on Budgie Nine

One of the men, Tom Whitworth, read out the group's two-page apology, "sincerely apologising" for their actions, which had offended the sentiments of the people in Malaysia. "We would like to take this opportunity to ask you to please be respectful of our families' privacy at this time", one of the men, Nick Kelly, told reporters at Sydney's global airport on Friday.

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Stocks turn broadly lower, giving up gains from day before

Activity in the USA services sector hit an 11-month high in September, an encouraging sign for economic growth that may nudge the Federal Reserve toward an interest rate increase before the year ends. Other retail stocks got a lift, including Ralph Lauren and Urban Outfitters. Heritage Insurance Holdings jumped 83 cents, or 7 percent, to $13.29. The rate of unemployment climbed to 5 percent from 4.9 percent in August, though the increase was driven by Americans rejoining the labor force.

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Fitch rules out crude price jump despite OPEC output cut plan

Moreover, the agency envisages a broadly balanced market next year, following improvements in demand for oil and modest output curtailments by non-OPEC producers. The dollar had jumped as much as 1.1 percent to 101.75 yen, its strongest since September 21, but fell back to around 101.49 yen, still up 0.8 percent on the day.

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Oil advances to second monthly gain, propelled by OPEC dead

Brent crude, which is known as the global benchmark when gauging pricing for oil , nearly hit $49 a barrel after a sudden 6% increase due to the positive news. The price of crude, which shot up about 5 percent on Wednesday's news, edged back slightly. Though soon after the OPEC announcement crude prices jumped, it soon lost the gains and are now below the year-to- date peak level seen in early summer.

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Samsung flags profit jump despite damaging recall

Samsung might be forced to make another recall if it is proven that the device that caught fire while onboard a Southwest Airlines plane is a recalled unit said to have " safe " batteries. We also reached out to Verizon on the matter and haven't heard back. Pamela Gilbert , a former executive director of the consumer agency states the following regarding the second recall of Galaxy Note 7 handsets.

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The British pound sell-off and the flash crash

Mumford, who advises companies on foreign-exchange and interest-rate risks, scrambled to find out why. Derek Mumford, a director at Rochford Capital Pty in Sydney, said he and his colleagues were searching for a reason for the pound's plunge, scanning news-agency reports and the internet.

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Jewish scientist from Scotland wins Nobel Prize

Illustration: N. Elmehed/Nobel Media 2016. " This has paved the way for designing new materials with novel properties and there is great hope that this will be important for many future technologies ", he said. His father, Hans Kosterlitz was a biochemist who forced to leave Germany in 1934 to Scotland, after the the Nazis led to antisemitic legislation that barred him from his job at Charity Hospital in Berlin.

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Wal-Mart eyes investing in tech, online efforts

The projections include an additional $45 billion to $60 billion in revenue over the next three years , which would put the company above the half-trillion mark in annual sales. The company will moderate the rollout of its Neighborhood Market grocery stores, he said. No, that doesn't mean Wal-Mart wants to be Amazon .com (AMZN), but it does mean that to have a future it must be able to compete with Amazon .

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Turkish troops to stay in Iraq despite Baghdad's objections

Last December, Turkey sent 150 troops and about two dozen combat tanks to Camp Bashiqa, located 12 kilometers (7 miles) northeast of Mosul . The obvious difference is that United States and other coalition forces are present in Iraq at the invitation of the Iraq federal government.

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Salesforce.com's (CRM) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at SunTrust Banks Inc

On 01 Oct 2003, Weaver Amy E (EVP, General Counsel) sold 9381 shares at per share price of $71.08 with total value of $666816. Salesforce.com traded up $2.84 for the day and closed at $71.26Specifically, Chairman Marc Benioff sold 37,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 1st.

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The Job Market: Any Which Way But Tight

Hourly wages for private sector workers rose 2.6 percent in September from the same month a year earlier, in line with expectations. That stance is a familiar one, suggesting a degree of complacency about the Fed's intentions after it signalled rate rises several times this year only to back off from delivering.

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European stock markets end lower, Asian stocks follow Wall Street rally

The prospects of USA rates tightening within three months has rallied the dollar, which bought 103.71 yen in Tokyo - slightly up from late in NY and sharply higher than the levels below 103 yen earlier Thursday in Asia. Hourly wages for private sector workers rose 2.6 percent, compared with a year ago, and were in line with economists' expectations. OIL: U.S. benchmark crude oil added 46 cents to $49.15 per barrel in NY.

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British pound endures one of its worst days ever

Though the crash hasn't yet been definitively linked to algorithmic trading, the Economist argues that the speed of last night's drop points at software gone haywire. Pound "traders, importers and exporters might want to fasten their seatbelts". "This was even a bigger move than what we saw after the Brexit vote".

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Oil Pares Second Monthly Gain Amid Doubts Over OPEC Agreement

After sustained pressure from the global oil market, the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) has agreed to introduce a modest reduction in its oil production. The US said it had little faith in this week's deal leading to higher prices in the long term. WTI crude oil prices were down 0.40% at $46.87 a barrel.

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Service at damaged station to resume after crash

An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board, debris removal and safety concerns delayed reopening the rail terminal. A commuter crashed into the rail station on September 29, 2016, killing one person and injuring more than 100 people.

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Stocks open flat on uninspiring job data

Eight of the 11 major S&P 500 sectors were lower, with real estate falling the most by 1.04 per cent. LOWER GUIDANCE: Honeywell International fell $8.77, or 8 percent, to $106.84 after lowering its earnings estimates. TWITTER TUMBLE: Twitter plunged $4.76, or 19 percent, to $20.11 on reports that some companies that were believed to be interested in buying it will not.

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Mylan to pay $465M settlement over Medicaid EpiPen rebates

Rebates, which companies pay in exchange for having their products covered, are lower for generics - 13 percent versus 23 percent for a brand-name product. Multiple members of Congress have been investigating the exorbitant price hikes, and Mylan CEO Heather Bresch was called on the carpet for the price increases at a September 21 hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

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Lawsuit claims Yahoo job reviews discriminated against men

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer again finds herself at the heart of a lawsuit by a former male employee alleging that she presided over the unfair ousting of men in the office. Although Ard received a satisfactory performance review in 2014, he was sacked in January 2015 because "his performance was not satisfactory". "Our performance-review process also allows for high performers to engage in increasingly larger opportunities at our company, as well as for low performers to be transitioned out".

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Google confirms upcoming Pixel devices will use custom silicon

Google has been in and out of the hardware business, but today they're back in in a big way, particularly with smartphones. Having many routers, Google says , allows the signal to be better. Google Home will be available in shops in November, but could be pre-ordered beginning Tuesday. To a certain extent, because Siri on an iPhone will respond to a "Hey Siri" command even when it is locked and asleep, numerous things that can be done with an Echo or Google Home device can be done ...

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Penn State, Maryland enter rubber match on similar paths

I see this becoming a pitch battle over the foreseeable future with Maryland having a bigger buzz around its program right now than Penn State . Maryland are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games after accumulating less than 170 yards passing in their previous game and Maryland are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games in October while the over is 4-0 in Maryland's last 4 games after accumulating less than 170 yards passing in their previous game.

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OPEC Officials Set For Flurry Of Meetings To Nail Down Algeria Deal

Algeria is one of Opec's price hawks, and this was the first suggestion of a possible further decrease in output. This marks a stark contrast to the historic trends of declining US imports that came as a result of the increase in production that was driven by an oil price two years ago above $100 per barrel.

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EU Slaps Tariffs on China Steel

Heavy plates are used in shipbuilding, oil and natural-gas pipelines, bridges and buildings. If upheld, they would typically be set for five years. The Bloomberg European Steel Index advanced 2.5 percent to the highest since August 9 after the EU announcement.

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Asian shares wobble, dollar firms after upbeat United States data

In Europe, France's CAC 40 was up 0.3 percent while Britain's FTSE 100 rose 1.2 percent to 6,981. The broad USA stock market is coming off a relatively strong third-quarter, which saw the Dow gain 2.1%, the S&P 500 rally 3.3% and the Nasdaq surge 9.7%.

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Carbon tax plan sparks bottom line battle

Trudeau said the federal government will implement a price in any province or territory that doesn't have either a carbon price or a cap-and-trade system in place by 2018. Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec already have policies that use mixed approaches to meet or exceed the proposed national standard. Despite Premier Brad Wall's claims that Ottawa's carbon-pricing system will take money away from Saskatchewan families, federal Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale says ...


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