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Clinton and Trump get personal in tense debate

A CNN/ORC poll of viewers gave Clinton a clear win in St Louis on Sunday, with 57% saying she won as opposed to 34% for Trump. Even before the debate began, Trump appeared alongside three women who had accused the former president of unwanted sexual advances decades earlier.

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Some Tax Facts for Donald Trump

In response to Trump's attacks during the second presidential debate that Buffett takes advantage of loopholes to avoid taxes, Buffett released a statement outlining his tax payments and deductions from the previous year. He said he paid federal income tax of $1.85 million. "Finally, I have been audited by the IRS multiple times and am now being audited", said Buffett in the statement.

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New Jersey Lawmakers Could Hike Gas Tax by 23 Cents

New Jersey motorists were not happy with the proposal. Christie and lawmakers struck a $16 billion deal on September 30 to fund road, bridge and transit projects for eight years. Sen. Paul Sarlo, DWood-Ridge, one of the primary authors of the gas tax package, defended it. Because of the tax cuts, lawmakers will face exactly the same issues in 2024 as today, he said.

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Anti-doping leaders: IOC moves at summit 'not sufficient'

In order to achieve those objectives, the IOC has called for WADA to oversee a refreshed anti-doping system, as well as an increase in the level of targeted testing, and for the "standard level of testing to be harmonised per sport in close cooperation with the relevant International Federation to ensure that athletes from all nations are treated equally".

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Trump Taj Mahal closes after 26 years; 5th casino casualty

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Donald Trump built the Taj Mahal casino and once called it "the eighth wonder of the world". At its peak in 2006, New Jersey's casinos generated $5.2 billion in revenues, but by 2013 that figure had fallen to just $2.9 billion.

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Takeaways: Clinton steady, Trump aggressive in tense debate

Numerous Republicans revoked their support for Trump following the release of a 2005 video in which he is heard bragging about how his fame allowed him to "do anything" to women. A almost year-long FBI investigation into the emails concluded earlier this year without charges being filed, although FBI Director James Comey said Clinton had been careless in her handling of sensitive material.

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NJ lawmakers approve gas tax hike

Gov. Chris Christie and the Democratic-controlled state legislature announced a deal last week to raise gas taxes to 37.5 cents a gallon from 14.5 cents - the first increase in almost 30 years. Assembly Speaker Vince Prieto (D-32) said after the vote that he is relieved to see the months-long stalemate on the funding the T.T.F. come to an end.

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Train service resumes after deadly New Jersey crash

The Hoboken stop reopened eight tracks with modified service for the Pascack Valley line from Rockland and the Port Jervis and Main/Bergen lines. Rail service at the Transit Station in Hoboken, damaged during last week's train crash, will partially resume Monday.

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Samsung halts production of Galaxy Note 7 due to battery issues

It had promised that its new Note 7 devices with a green battery icon were safe. "Even though there are a limited number of reports , we want to reassure customers that we are taking every report seriously". But the situation has somehow gone from unimaginably bad to worse for Samsung: now, some of its replacement phones are catching on fire too, including one that reportedly caught on fire during a Southwest Airlines flight .

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'Sign On With the Devil' and Other Stunning Debate Soundbites

I don't believe Trump's conservatism. He claimed she deleted her emails illegally and promised that, if he elected he would use the powers of his presidency to have her jailed, despite the conclusion by a Republican FBI director that doing so would not be a proper application of the law.

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17 people killed in eastern China building collapse

Four houses collapsed in the eastern Chinese coastal city of Wenzhou on Monday, killing at least eight people, Xinhua state news agency said, and rescuers were looking for survivors. A resident living in an opposite building told Beijing News that he "heard a big bang following the sudden shaking of the apartment", and saw the opposite buildings had collapsed when he ran out.

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Medical examination will prove I was punched, Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe claims

Investigations are under way by both UKIP and parliamentary authorities into the incident, which has plunged the already divided party into fresh turmoil. Hookem is understood to have said "a few choice words" to Woolfe about defecting to the Tories, according to the Guardian , before an altercation in which Woolfe is said to have hit his head.

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Oil declines after Russian Federation sees no deal with Opec next week

Crude output fell by 30,000 barrels a day to 8.47 million last week, the Energy Information Administration reported Wednesday. Also, on the supply side the major increase in production in the USA has helped to keep oil prices lower. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell 86 cents, or 1.8%, to $49.74. A researcher at a Japanese research institute recalls being asked this summer by an expert in an oil-producing country whether demand for crude would continue to increase in emerging economies.

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Gatwick to continue with runway plans no matter the expansion decision

The Scottish Government will back plans to build a third runway at London Heathrow Airport. Heathrow Airport has also committed to a reduction of £10 per passenger on landing charges paid by airlines operating services from Heathrow to Scotland from January.

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Laptop's Announcement To Happen Alongside Apple's

However, it might not be able to support a hefty 5K display. Beside this Mac OS operating system will be installed that powers everything you do on a Mac- along with new ways to enjoy your photos, shop more securely online and work more seamlessly between devices.

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Clinton promises to hold Wells Fargo accountable

The bank has said it fired about 5,300 employees for improperly opening the accounts. The repercussions come in the wake of Wells Fargo's agreement last month to a $185 million civil settlement for restitution and fines after admitting that employees had opened accounts not authorized by customers.

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All EU migrants to be allowed to stay in UK after Brexit

The simple answer is'Brexit'. British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she plans to formally trigger European Union exit talks by the end of March. Could something else have caused the crash? Some say a trader made a "fat finger" mistake while typing in a market order. "We have a lot of uncertainty around what's going to happen with Brexit and the relationship with Europe".

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Connecticut watching probe of New Jersey train crash

The NTSB said Saturday that it has interviewed the train engineer, but the board did not divulge details. A source tells the Associated Press that federal authorities discovered the agency had committed dozens of violations during an investigation in June.

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Donald Trump on Pussy-Grabbing Tape: "No, I Didn't Say That"

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center provides statistics about the nationwide epidemic - and the numbers are staggering: One in five women are raped throughout their lives, 91 percent of all rape victims are female and 20 percent of females on college campuses are sexually assaulted.

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Hoboken crash probe suggests NJ Transit train was speeding

The data and video recorders in the front vehicle were built in 2003 and "appear to be in fairly good shape", Southworth said Tuesday. A US official says speeding is a factor in last week's New Jersey Transit train crash at the Hoboken Terminal, according to an Associated Press report.

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Gold falls as data point to the Fed raising rates

On Thursday, the Labor Department said weekly jobless claims approached their lowest level in more than four decades, a sign of a more robust jobs market. The calculation is based on the assumption the effective Fed funds rate will trade at the middle of the new range after the central bank's next increase.

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Mitie chief executive to step down in December

Baroness McGregor-Smith, nicknamed "the prickly peer" for her treatment of analysts and commentators who questioned her strategy and Mitie's performance, will step down on December 12. "I welcome him to the group and I am looking forward to working with him". "They've (the group) always known and I've always known that a decade was going to be the time when I said it is time for someone else to do the role", McGregor-Smith told Reuters.

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Russia prefers to freeze oil output, not cut it: Novak

It is not unthinkable to see oil prices at $60 per barrel by year end, according to Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih. So, for the first time in recent memory, we are not only having three consecutive years of depressed oil prices, we are also seeing contraction in capital investments, particularly in the upstream for three consecutive years.

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Oil prices fall over doubts that non-OPEC producers will cut output

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 57 cents, or 1.1 percent, at $49.24 a barrel. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' oil output is likely to reach its highest in recent history in September, a Reuters survey found on Friday, as Iraq boosted northern exports and Libya reopened some of its main oil terminals.

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Wells Fargo's scandal reportedly impacted 10000 small business accounts

On September 7, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" ) announced that it had fined Wells Fargo & Co a record$100 million for the alleged widespread illegal practice of secretly opening unauthorized deposit and credit card accounts, citing the Company's own estimate that its employees had opened more than two million unauthorized accounts since 2011.

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Passenger train derails, leaves 33 injured

A Long Island Rail Road passenger train derailed on Saturday near the community of New Hyde Park, New York, injuring as many as 33 people and halting service on the key transit line in both directions, railroad officials and police said. Behind him, three of the 12 commuter cars sat tipped at odd angles on the track, with deep gashes in the steel visible along the length of the Long Island Rail Road train.

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How Pressure Causes Samsung Note 7 To Explode

In other words, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners who have acquired their smartphones through Sprint will be able to replace their replacement units with another device of their choice, at least until the Consumer Product Safety Commission determines the cause of the latest incident involving the alleged replacement unit.

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Dozens injured in train derailment in NY

The work train then caught fire. Of those injured, 26 were passengers and seven were LIRR employees, he said. A total of 33 people were injured when the eastbound Huntington branch train was sideswiped and derailed by an eastbound LIRR work train about half a mile west of the New Hyde Park station at 9:10 p.m.

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Clinton vows to hold Wells Fargo accountable for its actions

Affected customers have been paid an average refund of $25 per unauthorized account. It was what Wells Fargo did to its everyday customers that is now costing them business with state governments. The Chicago City Council announced on Wednesday that it had approved a one-year suspension of Wells Fargo from city business, according to Reuters .

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Oil down 2% as players take profit on Opec-fuelled gains

World oil prices continue to keep a swift growth standing at near 2016 highs , underpinned by a surprisingly large drop in the USA black gold reserves for a fifth straight week. data compiled by Bloomberg . The country's strategic storage capacity is estimated to be as high as 600 million barrels and satellite imaging firm Orbital Insights believes that China's strategic reserves are close to the 600 million barrel maximum.

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SVG Capital set for sale after Harbourvest offers to match Goldman

SVG said if completed on the agreed terms, it would lead to a £1.06bn return to shareholders, which would be done through a series of tender offers and the winding up of the company. Shares in SVG were up 2.2% at 683.00p Monday after the announcement. SVG said it had yet to receive a new proposal from Harbourvest and in the meantime was finalising the details of a deal with Goldman/CPPIB as quickly as possible.

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Spend Much of Second Debate Trading Barbs

The Friday leak of a 2005 video in which he bragged about being able to do whatever he wants with women because of his stardom, and used lewd language to describe groping women, prompted formerly supportive Republicans to abandon his candidacy in droves.

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Calpine buys Noble's U.S. energy business for $1 billion

In addition, Noble will be repaid $248 million of the unit's working capital, the commodities trader said in a statement to Singapore Exchange. It is expected that the transaction will close in December 2016. The San Diego-based NAES business offers supply and risk-management services to commercial and industrial customers, buying energy wholesale for sale as retail products, according to the company's annual report .

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US Navy ship targeted in failed missile attack from Yemen

In a statement, the Navy said no American sailors were injured and no damage was done to the USS Mason , an Arleigh Burke class of guided missile destroyer whose home port is Norfolk, Virginia. In 2013, more than 3.4 million barrels of oil passed through the 20 km (12 mile)-wide Bab al-Mandab each day, the US Energy Information Administration says.

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Samsung to halt production of Galaxy Note 7 says Korean news agency

On September 2, Samsung announced a global recall of 2.5 million Note 7s due to faulty batteries which caused some of the phones to catch fire. If CPSC determines that replaced Note 7 smartphones have a battery issue, then the South Korean company might be forced to issue a second recall .


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