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Fed's carbon tax will cause problems: Notley

Though it isn't the most aggressive carbon tax ever suggested , it is, crucially, being enacted as policy-signalling a strong commitment on Canada's part to reduce its carbon emissions. "For us to continue doing that, in order for us to come back from the oil-price crash that we're all experiencing, we need Canada to have our backs".

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The "Creepy Clown Craze" Is Now Spreading All Over The UK

The origins of the creepy clown craze are unknown, though some commentators have suggested it could be connected to the approach of this year's Halloween celebrations and the enduring popularity of Pennywise, the sinister clown from Stephen King's novel IT.

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Hurricane Matthew threatens historic coastal cities as it moves north

In addition to the scores killed in Haiti , four died in the Dominican Republic. More than 300,000 people fled their homes in SC. "A tree fell on the house and flattened it, the entire house fell on us. "It sounded like a jet plane coming over". Governor Rick Scott warned however that "the worst effects are still likely to come". Evacuation orders covered some three million residents, with major cities like Jacksonville, Florida and Savannah, Georgia in the storm path.

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Florida game postponed due to Hurricane Matthew

If the Vols lose those two games Florida might have politicked their way into the SEC Championship Game. LSU offered to fly Florida to Baton Rouge and provide hotel rooms in order to get the game played. It was not immediately clear when the game would be rescheduled . The SEC has quite a mess to sort out, with no obvious solution to making up the high-profile game postponed because of Hurricane Matthew.

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European Stocks Rally On Relief Over Reported Deutsche Bank Settlement

Deutsche Bank's chief executive sought to reassure his staff on Friday that Germany's largest lender remained robust, telling them that the departure of any hedge fund clients was small compared to the bank's vast customer base. US banks followed. JPMorgan (JPM) rose 1.4%, while Bank of America (BAC) added 3.2% and Citigroup (C) gained 3.1%. The shares rose 0.9 percent to 10.98 euros at 4:44 p.m.

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British pound continues to weaken as Chinese yuan strengthens

While cutting the U.K.'s growth forecast for 2017, the International Monetary Fund increased its forecast for this year to 1.8 percent - an indicator, May said, that her government's handling of the Brexit vote had been "more orderly than people had expected it to be".

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Your leaders are deceiving you, Modi tells the people of Pakistan

Recounting Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's provocative remark that Pakistan was capable of fighting India for a thousand years, Modi declared, " Main aapki chunauti sweekaar karta hun (I accept your challenge)". "Launching in one of the sharpest attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday accused him of orchestrating a war like situation" on the Indo-Pakistan border.

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Rosberg wins, Mercedes clinch constructors' title at Suzuka

He later added on Twitter: "There is no protest from myself". But there was confusion from Hamilton , with the world champion originally posting on Twitter: "There is no protest from either myself or Mercedes". Hamilton, who is 23 points adrift of Rosberg heading into Sunday's race, missed out by just 13 thousandths of a second - the equivalent of 83 centimetres on this 5.8 kilometre Suzuka circuit - to his Mercedes team-mate and sole title rival.

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Arnold Palmer Designed Two Local Golf Courses

The head of the European Tour has credited Arnold Palmer for making golf a truly global sport by playing the British Open in the early 1960s. Rusty Dremich has a story like no one else. 10), when he sounded great. Western Pennsylvania holds a true link to the man who made golf an global sport in the 1960s, and golfers feel there will never be another person like him.

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Banking crisis continues as Deutsche Bank (DB) laying off employees in Germany

Just as Deutsche Bank's stock seemed to rebound after months of decline amid intense regulatory scrutiny, the 146-year old financial institution announced it plans to lay off 1,000 employees in Germany. The German government is negotiating with the Americans on the "contacts at all levels", hoping to "facilitate a quick deal that would buy Deutsche Bank time to regain its footing".

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Hurricane Matthew: death toll continue to climb in Haiti, now almost 900

President Barack Obama and officials urged people to heed safety instructions. Matthew smashed through Haiti's western peninsula on Tuesday with 145 miles per hour (233 kph) winds and torrential rain. The deaths in Florida included an elderly St. Lucie County couple who died from carbon monoxide fumes while running a generator in their garage and two women who were killed when trees fell on a home and a camper.

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UK accused of barring non-citizens from advising on Brexit

The euro also hit a six-and-a-half-year high against sterling at 94.15 pence. Sterling slid 1.4 per cent to $US1.2434 on Friday . That may change if the currency proves too volatile to allow them to fund those trades, and measures of implied market volatility GBPVOL= surged yesterday to more than 10 percent for durations out to a year.

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OPEC- Saudi, Iran and Iraq to meet with Russian Federation next week

Oil has advanced more than 10 per cent since the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed last week to cut production for the first time in eight years. "The narrowing differences between certain USA crudes and global benchmarks provided an incentive for increased imports by refiners in areas where imported crudes now had a delivered cost advantage relative to domestic crudes of comparable quality", the EIA's report read .

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German companies ready to provide capital for Deutsche Bank

The capital injection that has been discussed is in the low single-digit billions of euros, the paper said, adding that Berlin welcomed the private-sector intervention. Deutsche Bank is deliberating whether to sell the shares once it reaches a settlement with the Justice Department in the probe tied to residential mortgage-backed securities, said the people.

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Qatari royal family mulls increasing Deutsche Bank stake

The lender has informally spoken to potential anchor investors, including new and existing shareholders, to back a possible capital increase. Deutsche Bank has been in crisis mode since a United States demand last month for a $14-billion fine for selling toxic mortgage bonds sparked fears over the lender's financial health, sending its share price plummeting to a record low.

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Republicans tell Trump to quit, billionaire vows to press on

Zucker has little to say about the incident, which threatened to torpedo Trump's already faltering run for the White House. "Zero chance", he told The Wall Street Journal . "I've said some foolish things but there's a big difference between the words and actions of other people". He threatened, again, to focus his attacks on the infidelities of her husband, former President Bill Clinton, saying he would talk more about the pasts of both Clintons with only a month until the November 8 election.

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Will Google Design Its Own Smartphone Processors?

Now, the company is casting aside the Nexus name in favor of Pixel , a brand that Osterloh said has "always represented the best of hardware and software designed by Google". The good thing is that from the sound of it, you'll likely be able to get rid of most of these apps. Google Pixel XL is to go head-to-head with LG V20, as reported below.

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What kind of genius loses a billion dollars: Hillary Clinton

Chris Christie called the move "genius", and that only Trump has the know-how to fix the tax code, as evidenced by his skill at using it to his advantage. Trump waited two days to speak about the report, in which the paper said on Saturday that the mogul may have legally avoided paying federal taxes for 18 years thanks to declaring a huge business loss of $915.7 million in 1995.

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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Independence Realty Trust Inc. (IRT) to Hold

More interesting news about Cedar Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:CDR) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: "Cedar Realty Trust Announces Appointment Of New Chief Operating Officer" published on March 21, 2016 as well as Prnewswire.com's news article titled: "Cedar Realty Trust Acquires East River Park Shopping Center In Washington, D.C." with publication date: January 04, 2016.

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Samsung Note 7 available in November

As for Sprint , a representative told Recode the carrier "is working collaboratively with Samsung to better understand the most recent concerns regarding replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones". Samsung is not yet done with the complete recall of the Galaxy Note 7 devices and it already looks like we might witness a second recall for Note 7.

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Leak reveals major design changes coming to Samsung's Galaxy S8

Rumors have it that the Galaxy S8 will also no longer carry that old jack and will replace it with the USB-C type of connection for charging, file transfer, and audio. Not long ago, Samsung announced that there have been more than 92 reports of Galaxy Note 7 batteries overheating in the USA alone, with 26 of these cases confirmed to have involved burns.

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Seniors and self-employed drive Canada's September job numbers — BUSINESS REPORT

Alberta, which has suffered from the drop in oil prices, added 13,000 positions. The latest Canadian employment data recorded an employment increase of 67,200 for September following a 26,200 increase in August and this was well above expectations of an increase of just under 10,000 for the month.

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New Jersey legislature sends gas tax hike to governor's desk

Everyone's circumstances are different, but the impact of the 23-cent a gallon hike in the gas tax is pegged at AAA New Jersey at $170 per driver. "There are revenue targets in the bill; if the gas tax doesn't produce enough revenue, it can automatically increase", he said.

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William Hill In Talks To Merge With Canada's Amaya (ALLISS)

Amaya's stock jumped on the Reuters report and trading was halted within minutes, at C$23.41, up 9.1 per cent on the day, in Toronto. The bids for the operator of online gambling website PokerStars are above Baazov's planned offer price of C$21 per share, the sources said.

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Palm Springs Police Officers shot; conditions unknown

Serrano said the man police are looking for had been in jail at one time and had to wear a monitor on his ankle when he was first released. No further information was immediately available. He said he would release more information later. The Palm Springs Police Officers Association has confirmed that two Officers have been killed in a shooting.

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Deutsche Bank close to slashing US fine

Deutsche Bank erased a drop of as much 9 percent to rise 5.8 percent after a report it is nearing a US$5.4 billion settlement with the US Department of Justice, lower than feared. European and Asian stock markets slumped Friday as Deutsche Bank shares plunged on widening concerns over its financial strength, causing ripples of fear across the global financial sector.

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Do you need a 'smart speaker' at home?

And just like the Apple events, the tech world is abuzz over what Google might reveal. What distinguishes Google's new wave of devices: years of investment in artificial intelligence that produced the Assistant . Google will show off a collection of new tech products this week, including (probably) two new smartphones aimed to take on the iPhone. Google said Home will launch in the United Kingdom next year.

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Theresa May plays down sterling volatility as pound plunges against the dollar

A senior banker also said they were planning to hold their first talks with Davis's department later this month. Shadow minister without portfolio Jon Ashworth said: "It's increasingly clear that Theresa May is steering us down the road of hard Brexit despite having no idea where it leads".

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Other Biz: No Yahoo-like Email Spying

Former Yahoo employees told Reuters that the scanning involved hundreds of millions of Yahoo email accounts. It was not known whether other USA email providers received similar requests from the intelligence community. The government's demand to scan email in real time alarmed privacy advocates, as did Yahoo's compliance with such a broad order. The U.S. government can gather information about non-U.S.

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With 9/11 bill override, Barack Obama's ideal 12 veto record dashed

On Wednesday, the US Senate voted overwhelmingly on to override President Barack Obama's veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act ( JASTA ). "We certainly don't want to put our servicemen and women in any jeopardy overseas", Fleming said. The oil-rich country, which has a long but often troubled relationship with Washington , maintains an arsenal of diplomatic and commercial tools it could respond with.

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'We are all leavers now' - Britain's May wins over pro-Brexit wing

Despite the economic indicators, May remains bullish. Asked when that target would be met, she said: "I have always made the point that, in immigration, you have to be constantly looking at the issue". Will British exporters retain tariff-free trade with the EU? The overriding theme that she continuously came back to was that her Government must make Britain fairer and one that works for all, not just the "privileged few".

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Batman, Resident Evil Appear To Be Timed PlayStation VR Exclusives

PlayStation VR looks to bookend the year of mass market virtual reality, and it packs an intriguing launch lineup. RE7 comes out in January. The victor of this contest will get their choice of either the highly regarded HTC Vive or the coveted Oculus Rift.

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Facebook filled with reports of 'creepy clown' sightings in southwest Oklahoma City

While you can't see the clown's mask in the picture, he was able to describe it vividly. While no threats to Southland schools have been reported, one Instagram account uploaded four photos showing menacing-looking clowns with captions telling several CT schools to "watch out" and "wait and see" whether the alleged threats are fake.

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Some Samsung Top-Load Washing Machines Are at Risk of Coming Apart

It was not immediately known how many units were involved, but a Samsung spokesman said models sold outside North America are not affected by the issue. USA regulators are warning owners of certain top-load Samsung washing machines of "safety issues", following reports of exploding appliances. "It was the loudest sound".

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Colombian president wins Nobel Prize for peace efforts

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar , founder of The Art of Living, played an important role in the Colombian peace process for ending civil war, for which President Juan Manuel Santos was awarded Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. For this, critics say, Santos is an unlikely peacemaker. Despite the result, with many voters feeling the deal was too lenient on FARC, the Colombian president has vowed to not give up on the peace deal.


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