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Taking a closer look at Donald Trump's promises in new ad

Second, she's making more of the credit refundable for families with children of all ages by getting rid of that $3,000 threshold. The clash has consequences for the rich, poor and those in the middle. The Democratic presidential nominee's tax plan, which includes proposals to raise taxes on multimillionaires and impose a "financial risk fee" on banks, would change economic behavior enough to reduce USA gross domestic product by 2.6 percent over the long run, according to a study prepared by ...

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Price rises help Unilever top sales forecasts but spark Tesco row

Bill was on the red carpet to promote Their Finest, a comedy of manners in which Gemma Arterton plays a script editor working on propaganda films for the Ministry of Information during the Blitz. "We are now experiencing availability issues on a number of Unilever products". They said: "We always put our customers first and we're pleased it's been resolved to our satisfaction".

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More Brexit fallout: Ben & Jerry's pulled from shelves

Outraged by Unilever's (ULVR.L) demands for Tesco (TSCO.L) to buy its goods at higher prices , some said they would be ready to switch to competitors' brands, including Tesco's. Chief executive Paul Polman warned in June that a vote to leave the EU's single market would increase prices for consumers. British politicians condemned Unilever , saying the company was using Brexit as an excuse to exploit consumers and warned it may be damaging its brand.

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South Africa's Finance Minister, Gordhan charged for fraud

While Abrahams said the case against Gordhan was not politically motivated, the market jitters following his announcement echoed similar nervousness over the economy and political leadership late a year ago. There's something attractive about budgets - I'm not sure what it is. "What is it about this country, and some in this country [politicians and those in the law], who choose these times to do these things?" "Where are they getting their instructions from?" The decision to charge Mr ...

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Sen. Warren isn't done with ex-Wells Fargo CEO

Stumpf , 63, who had been chief executive since 2007 and chairman of the board since 2010 has been replaced by Timothy J Sloan, 56, a long-time Wells Fargo executive who was named president of the company a year ago, who takes over immediately.

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Professors win economics Nobel for contract theory

The new theoretical tools created by Hart and Holmström are valuable to the understanding of real-life contracts and institutions, as well as potential pitfalls in contract design. "So it's about the whole system that influences our behavior", Holmstrom said. They have done groundbreaking work on the best ways to design contracts.

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Dodgers down Nationals in wild series finale

If there was no video evidence, it might not be believed. The pivotal inning reached an apex when Justin Turner hit a two-run double off the wall in centerfield and the Dodgers broke the game open with a 4-1 lead. The Nationals struck for a run in the bottom of the second inning, as Daniel Murphy singled, stole second, and scored on an opposite field single from Danny Espinosa.

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Ex-Boyfriend of Missing Fort Worth Woman Charged

The house, in the 7500 block of Calmar Court, backs up to the park, which is about 14 miles from Johnson's apartment. He told police he didn't approach Revill because he feared he may have a weapon. He drove off and that's when the brother found Typhenie's cell phone and her sock in the parking lot with no sign of her out there. Shortly after the child's discovery, police caught Edis L.

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China inflation relief sends stocks, dollar higher

Chinese data again set the tone on Friday, with producer prices unexpectedly rising in September for the first time in almost five years, while consumer inflation also beat expectations. It was on track to gain 0.8 percent against the yen on the week. The euro slipped 0.5 percent to $1.1009 EUR= after seeing a 2-1/2-month low of $1.0985 on Thursday.

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Wall Street dips with financials, weak China data

Wells Fargo lost 1 percent after the bank's embattled CEO abruptly left the company late Wednesday. Chipmaking equipment company Applied Materials shed 78 cents, or 2.7 percent, to $27.86 and security software maker Symantec gave up 66 cents, or 2.6 percent, to $24.28.

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South Africa's currency tanks-again-as the finance minister faces fraud charges

Even though Zuma seems to be showing support for Gordhan, political analyst Prince Mashele believes that the charges against the minister are an attempt by Zuma to loot the state. "I am relieved that I will not be the prosecutor tasked with securing a conviction", constitutional lawyer Pierre De Vos said, rating the NPA's chances as "highly unlikely".

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Samsung hikes recall incentives to retain Note 7 customers

Lee said the bank needed more time to assess the effects Samsung Electronics scrapping its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 premium smartphone would have on the economy. All owners of the Note 7s will be able to exchange their devices for another Samsung smartphone or receive a refund under the plan approved by the CPSC , the company and agency said in statements Thursday.

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JPMorgan quarterly profit falls 7.6 percent but beats estimates

Stumpf joined Wells Fargo in 1982 and became the bank's CEO in June 2007 and its chairman in January 2010, according to the statement . During his 11 months in those jobs, he oversaw several major business lines, including the community banking unit, where employees were still being fired for creating fake accounts earlier this year.

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Trump pal Tom Brady mum on locker room comments

The GOP presidential nominee has since apologized to anyone offended by the tape, but both he and his supporters claimed most men talk about women in such graphic terms among each other in private. "Sporting events that happened the night before, family, strategies that we may have that night, about a highlight that may have happened", James says.

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Hard Brexit or no Brexit for Britain: Donald Tusk

German chancellor Angela Merkel led the warnings, insisting that the free movement of people is one of four fundamental pillars to the single market that can not be breached. They argue that authority was granted by parliament when it passed the 2015 Referendum Act and have argued that since it was passed with a ratio of 6:1, parliament has effectively washed its hands of the matter, but the referendum act makes it clear that the vote is not binding on government and therefore, this argument ...

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Kim Kardashian Robbery Halloween Costume Blasted as 'Disgusting' and 'Offensive'

Following the release of a leaked video on October 11, proving that Kim Kardashian's robbery was not staged , there is a new development in Kim's robbery in France. Husband, Kanye West , has also postponed the remaining shows in his The Life Of Pablo Tour . Somehow Costumeish didn't get the memo. Women are no strangers to being objectified during Halloween - we're looking at you, slutty nurse costume - but this year, the degradation has gone too far.

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Uber's former financial wizard is joining Hyperloop One

Hyperloop One and DP World are studying how a high-speed shuttle shot through low-friction tubes could get containers from the Port of Jebel Ali to an inland terminal in Dubai. There are now no functioning Hyperloops anywhere in the world, and skeptics wonder if the technology can ever make the leap from science fiction to reality.

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Gold prices climb on weaker dollar, stumbling stocks

China's US-denominated trade balance came in at $42 billion in September, below expectations of $53.1 billion. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.4 percent after dropping 1.1 percent on Thursday, when weak Chinese export numbers hit global equities, stopped a rise in USA yields and halted the dollar's advance.

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Would-be terrorist planned to bomb Berlin airports, police

Lipzeig is 50 miles away from Chemnitz. The Syrians tied up the suspect and took a photograph of him with a cellphone, which one of them took to a nearby police station, before urging officers to come and arrest him immediately. The overnight arrest of Jaber Albakr ended a almost two-day nationwide search for the 22-year-old that German authorities launched after finding several pounds of explosives and components hidden inside an apartment in the eastern city of Chemnitz on Saturday.

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One Stock Analysts Are Watching - Opko Health Inc (NASDAQ:OPK)

On Thursday, October 6th, Phillip Md Et Al Frost purchased 4,200 shares of Opko Health stock. On Friday, September 30th, Phillip Md Et Al Frost acquired 1,800 shares of Opko Health stock. Opko Health, Inc .'s ( OPK ) is a part of Healthcare sector and belongs to Biotechnology industry. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Opko Health in a research note on Thursday, June 16th.

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United Kingdom supermarket pricing dispute solved

Tesco and Unilever stock fell 2.2 and 3.5 percent respectively. The food and household goods supplier said: "Unilever is pleased to confirm that the supply situation with Tesco in the United Kingdom and Ireland has now been successfully resolved".

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Opponent spotlight: Bengals must stop Patriots' Tom Brady

Tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Martellus Bennett were in the lineup at the same time, and both were actually catching passes, in the Patriots' 33-13 win over the Cleveland Browns . So that makes it a bit easier because there's not a bigger emphasis on any phase of the game. "Every single week, week in and week out now, just got to stay in a routine, stay in a groove.I'm out there now, I'm rolling now, so there's no excuses".

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Global stocks fall after disappointing China data

Bank of America fell 20 cents, or 1.2%, to 15.83 dollars and Bank of New York Mellon skidded 1.03 dollars, or 2.6%, to 39.09 dollars. Exports-long a key driver of Chinese growth-were not expected to contribute to its expansion, they added.

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Warren Buffett: 'I have paid federal income tax every year since 1944'

Last month, the New York Times published what appear to be a few pages from the Republican nominee's 1995 returns, which show a $916 million loss that suggests Trump could have avoided paying taxes for 18 years based on the net operating loss provision.

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Victoria top city for women in Canada, while Windsor, Ont., places last

The CCPA syas the report provides a snapshot of the gaps in men and women's access to economic security, personal security, education, health, and positions of leadership in Canada's largest 25 metropolitan areas. Women make up one in four elected officials in Halifax, with four women councillors on the 17-seat council and, outside of politics, women make up 38 per cent of senior managers, up one per cent from a year ago.

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William Hill's largest shareholder Parvus rejects Amaya deal

Mads Eg Gensmann , co-founder of Parvus, told the Reuters news agency: "It shouldn't take more than five minutes of the board's time to realise this deal doesn't pass the smell test". "However it is premature for us to draw conclusions whilst this work is ongoing". William Hill and Amaya said on October 10 that they were discussing a potential merger of equals, and the combined company would be worth around $US5.5 billion.

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USA stocks slide after Fed minutes

Three presidents of Federal Reserve regional banks - Esther George of Kansas City, Loretta Mester of Cleveland and Eric Rosengren of Boston - all dissented. The Federal Open Market committee has warned a decision on whether to raise interest rates in the U.S. could be taken " relatively soon " if the labour market continues to strengthen .

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Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc

This the calculated average of the actual recommendations (strong buy, hold, sell etc.) made for a given stock. They now have a Dollars 112 price target on the stock. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 9,558 shares in the company, valued at $790,924.50. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website .

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Man Group launches private markets business after Aalto acquisition

The firm also signalled it plans to invest more in real assets such as property through its acquisition of USA and Europe-based real asset focused investment manager Aalto for an undisclosed sum. Total assets at end-September were $80.7 billion, up from $76.4 billion at the end of June, with investment gains of $2.5 billion driven by a good performance for its discretionary equity unit GLG and systematic equity unit Numeric .

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US moves to dissuade firms from moving abroad to lower taxes

Lew said in a statement Thursday. Getting at this lost tax revenue has been a priority of the Obama administration . The rules were proposed in April, but have been softened in part because of opposition from business groups like the U.S.

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Hong Kong shares rise on China inflation data but slide on week

Haven assets retained support, with the yen largely holding on to last session's recovery with gold. The monarch died Thursday. The Singapore dollar firmed as the central bank held policy steady, as expected, despite a surprise contraction in preliminary third-quarter GDP.

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Syrian Berlin terror suspect found hung in cell

Wolfgang Bosbach, a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party and security expert, told n-tv that given his behavior, Albakr should have been under constant observation. Walfried O. Sauer, a former counterterrorism officer and now a private security consultant, said he fears that the string of events could give the impression that Germany's security agencies are not equipped to cope with the threat of major terror attacks.

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Tesco and Unilever end price dispute

Unilever (NYSE:UL) is by far the UK's largest grocery manufacturer, but as many of its products are made outside the United Kingdom, it had argued it should be getting more. Pot Noodles are made by Unilever too Could the price war widen? Shoppers searching Tesco's website on Thursday for Unilever products were greeted with the same message: "Sorry, this product is now not available".

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Brexit minister says United Kingdom will keep details of European Union talks to itself

The prime minister is also declining to give parliament a formal vote on the decision to trigger the Brexit process or any deal she achieves, saying it is the government's prerogative. By refusing to debate her strategy, lawmakers say, May is undermining Britain's centuries-old parliamentary democracy. In a bid to head off a Conservative revolt, May has promised that lawmakers will get a say, as long as it "does not undermine the negotiating position of the government".


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