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Focus on Russian Federation, not the emails: Another view

This news was first reported by znak.com, a Yekaterinburg based news website that had cited five unnamed officials claiming that they had received an "unofficial recommendation" from Kremlin to bring family members living overseas back to the "fatherland".

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South African finance minister ordered to appear in court

He did however make reference to the so-called spy tapes which the NPA, under Mokotedi Mpshe, used to prove that Scorpions boss Leonard McCarthy and former NPA head Bulelani Ngcuka had manipulated the legal process when it charged President Jacob Zuma with corruption, eventually leading to the charges being dropped.

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Samardzija bombs; Cubs put Giants in 2-0 hole

From one hard moment to another, Giants manager Bruce Bochy is using his team's recent history of October success as a motivating factor going back home. But Samardzija couldn't put Fowler away as he fouled off several pitches before ripping the ninth of the at-bat - a 96-mph fastball - off the right-field fence for a double.

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Pence won "decisive victory" in vice presidential debate

Pence and Kaine went head to head in a sometimes heated debate in which the Democrat was more aggressive, repeating time and again that both the in governor and Trump himself have several times called Putin a "better leader" than U.S. "That was my first hire!" This has led some to argue Pence won the debate. However her team is not claiming victory. "So yeah, that was an opportunity where I would have loved to have had a 93-minute debate instead of a 90-minute debate", he said.

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Buffett Rebuffs Trump Tax Claim

The New York Times reported that Trump's declared loss of $US916 million in 1995 was so large that he could legally have avoided paying any federal income taxes for up to 18 years, including three years prior to 1995 under U.S. This has led to rampant speculation that the supposed billionaire contributes very little charity and doesn't pay any taxes. Because of the way it changes standard deductions, the Trump proposal would actually raise taxes for an undetermined number of ...

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China, Bangladesh lift ties to strategic partnership of cooperation

China, earlier this week, had said the visit would be a. China stands ready to push forward bilateral practical cooperation by aligning the development strategies of the two countries, said the Chinese president. India considers Bangladesh a close ally . "Bangladesh welcomes both Chinese and Indian investment", he said. Beijing had proposed an economic corridor linking Bangladesh, Myanmar, China and northern India, but New Delhi did not seem keen on the idea, Zhao said.

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Warren Buffett Slams Donald Trump Over His Tax Returns

Finally, I have been audited by the IRS multiple times and am now being audited. In a letter, Buffett said that, in fact, he has paid tax every year since 1944, when he was 13. Tax law properly limits charitable deductions. More than 6 in 10 said upper-income Americans are not paying their "fair share" in taxes. Last year, Buffett paid about 16 percent of his reported income in federal income taxes.

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Local Zika transmission reported in 'Little Haiti' area of Miami-Dade County

Rates of Zika infection in Mexico have skyrocketed this year, spreading throughout regions hosting some of the country's most popular tourism destinations and in spite of a promise by the government to mount a "massive campaign" to eliminate mosquito breeding sites.

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Wells Fargo new CEO Tim Sloan faces immediate test

Stumpf's downfall began in early September when Wells Fargo was fined $185 million by regulators after it discovered that thousands of employees were setting up unauthorized accounts, including credit cards and checking accounts, customers had not requested.

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NY man drives car through neighbor's fence, saves dog from imaginary fire

Troopers say 43-year-old Michael Orchard of Inglewood Drive told them he mixed LSD with cough medicine, Thursday afternoon. Michael Orchard , 43, was found standing in front of what he thought was a blazing inferno, holding the dog in his arms like a hero.

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Here's Why Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. Shares Are Soaring Today

During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.15 EPS. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 58,928 shares in the company, valued at $13,527,511.68. The firm's 50 day moving average price is $242.30 and its 200-day moving average price is $234.41. Allergan plc, a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes medical aesthetics, biosimilar, and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products worldwide.

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Pound rebounds ahead of parliament Brexit debate

Victory for the claimants would mean parliament would have to debate triggering Brexit, vote on Article 50 and then pass legislation, a process which could delay an European Union exit. "On peace, on independence, on issues that are irreversible in some ways, I think it is reasonable that we go ask the people", says Matt Qvortrup, a professor of political science at Coventry University and editor of the book "Referendums around the World".

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Blue Jays look to break shutout, even ALCS in Game 2

In the sixth, Lindor helped accomplish that by taking an 0-2, 77 miles per hour Estrada changeup over the right-center-field wall, driving in Jason Kipnis , who had walked immediately beforehand. Allen retired the side in the ninth in order without a ball leaving the infield. A nagging right knee injury flared up again at Progressive Field, forcing him from the opening game of the American League Championship Series.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday

Canaccord Genuity reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $33.00 target price (up from $31.00) on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in a report on Friday, August 19th. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 11.4% compared to the same quarter past year. EPS growth in past five years was 4.40% while EPS growth in next five years is projected to arrive at 11.07%.

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Kate wears sophisticated Catherine Walker suit on solo overseas engagement

Emilie Gordenker, one of the Mauritshuis's two directors, said the Duchess seemed particularly taken with The Goldfinch , by Carel Fabritius. It's hard to believe, but Kate Middleton just embarked on her first solo journey overseas as a royal, for a day trip to the Netherlands.

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India, Russia set up joint venture to build helicopters in India

The 70th anniversary falls in April 2017. The Indian position was conveyed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Chinese President Xi Jinping during a bilateral meeting here that came against the backdrop of China putting on hold India's move to get Azhar, the brain behind the Pathankot attack, banned by the UN.

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U.S. oil prices little changed, near 4-month peak

Oil prices edged up on Wednesday, supported by record Indian crude imports and upcoming talks between OPEC producers and other oil exporters on curbing output to end a glut in the global market. The cartel also raised its estimate of 2016 demand for OPEC crude from 31.7 million barrels a day to 31.8 million barrels a day in the October report.

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Oil Market Watchers Stay Stubbornly Bearish as Prices Breach $50

Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, surged 1.3% to settle at about $52.51 a barrel, the highest settlement since early June. However, over the last 16 years, the historic average has been around 328 million barrels, according to EIA data.

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Significant Movements: Express Scripts Holding Company's (ESRX)

Express Scripts Holding Company makes up approx 0.05% of At Bancorp's portfolio. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 4,955 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $350,665.35. During last one month it showed the change of -1.89%. The company has a market capitalization of $43.96 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.24 and a beta of 1.16.

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Former Premier Jim Prentice killed in plane crash

Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice has been killed in plane crash in British Columbia. Now team of investigators from the Transportation Safety Board are on their way to the scene of the crash near Kelowna. "All Albertans are the better for this", she said in a statement . "Jim was a friend and mentor to us all and his dedication to public service was an inspiration to everyone who had the honour of working with him".

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Others at Wells Fargo must be held accountable

Wells Fargo and Stumpf fumbled the initial response, underestimating the outrage and laying blame on its fired employees instead of deep cultural problems exposed by the scandal. CEO John Stumpf's resignation is a positive move to address concerns from lawmakers, Seiberg wrote , but he noted the San Francisco-based bank still faces pending federal investigations, including criminal probes.

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Crude Prices Rise as US Inventories Fall for Fifth Week

During Thursday's trading, WTI surged nearly 1.2% to settle at above $50 a barrel for the first time in nearly four months. Yesterday's report from the US Department of Energy showed a drop of three million barrels in US commercial crude- oil inventories and lower US oil production for the week ending September 30.

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Mark Burnett, MGM say they can't release 'The Apprentice' footage

The Republican party has been thrown into disarray since the obscene comments, which he has since apologised for, were leaked. "For decades Hillary Clinton has been deeply familiar with her husband's predatory behaviour and instead of trying to stop it, she made it possible for him to take advantage of even more women".

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Belgian parliament in Wallonia rejects EU-Canada free trade deal

Walloon leader Paul Magnette said he would "not give the full powers to the federal government" to back the deal. The Wallonia region rejected CETA, fearing cheaper Canadian imports would hurt Belgium's economy. But for Belgium to ratify the deal all five of its regional and language-group parliaments must approve it. "We are still working with our partners in Europe to conclude this agreement so [that] CETA can be signed this fall and implemented next year", the spokesperson stressed.

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Aleppo rebels outgunned but confident as siege bites

There was "no other option", said the President, adding the city would be a "very important springboard" to "liberate" Syria. At the acrimonious meeting, Russian Federation vetoed a French-drafted resolution demanding an immediate halt to the bombing campaign that the Syrian government and Russian Federation are carrying out against rebel-held districts in Aleppo.

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At Clinton rally, Obama tries to tie Republicans to Trump

Additionally, a slim majority said Clinton was a "good role model", while only one-in-five said the same for the Republican nominee. CNN has not yet independently confirmed either The New York Times or People Magazine accounts. Utah is a must-win state for Trump, and he may end up squeaking out a victory. "And this will be our last chance to save it on November 8 - remember that".

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Contract theory wins duo Nobel Prize

Among the contracts they have studied is Holmström's research on employment contracts, including between CEOs and shareholders, and Hart's work on whether providers of public services, such as schools, hospitals, or prisons, should be publicly or privately owned.

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Bautista Agut seals shock Djokovic success to reach Shanghai Masters semi-finals

Caroline Wozniacki reached her second final in the past month, defeating Jelena Jankovic, 6-3, 6-4, on Saturday to advance to the title match at the Hong Kong Open. "I just don't understand, you know, the decisions that he has made", Djokovic grumbled to media. At 3-5, Djokovic, serving to stay in the set, failed to hold serve, slipping up on two game-point opportunities.

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With these defenses, at least Saints-Panthers will be entertaining

Can Cam Newton readjust in time to save the Panthers? Just over a week ago the Panthers found out the hard way that Newton is not super man. However, he has been beat up and suffered a concussion against the Falcons. But Panthers coach Ron Rivera said "so far" it looks as though Newton is on track to face the Saints . Rivera also spoke on Newton's performance in practice saying that Newton looked good and was throwing the ball well.

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At Bancorp Lowers stake in Procter & Gamble Co (PG)

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) shares now have a mean rating of 2.40 while 13 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 5 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 12 commented as "HOLD". Lincoln National Corp now owns 203,410 shares of the company's stock valued at $17,222,000 after buying an additional 22,381 shares in the last quarter.

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Stunned Latin America exhorts Colombia to keep seeking peace

Addressing the nation, President Santos said he accepted the result but would continue working to achieve peace . The peace deal, which involved four years of planning, would have seen rebels from the Farc offered ten seats in congress and spared jail if they confessed to their crimes.

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Oil prices rise as United States crude stockpiles fall

The prices rose as a result of a report released by the American Petroleum Institute (API), which showed that crude stocks in the U.S. likely fell by 7.6 million barrels. The global benchmark was at a $1.50 premium to WTI for December delivery. Stockpiles remain at the highest seasonal level in more than 20 years. "People are jumping on board this bullish train", said Matt Smith, director of commodity research at ClipperData.

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USA lawmakers slam Wells Fargo Chief

Federal regulators have not said if they have referred the Wells Fargo case to the Department of Justice. The panel's senior Democrat, Maxine Waters of California, was adamant the alleged abuses showed the second-largest U.S. He also confirmed that Carrie Tolstedt, Wells Fargo's former head of retail operations, the division that oversaw the creation of the fake debit and credit card accounts, had left the company ahead of her scheduled December 31 retirement date.

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Clown craze is no joke

Anyone who sees any suspicious clown activity, or who has been intimidated or upset by this behaviour, should call Staffordshire Police immediately on 101. The Met said it was investigating a series of incidents where people had been dressed as clowns to cause fear. But Gloucestershire police have urged people not to take the law into their own hands.

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Syria's Aleppo Bombarded in Overnight Airstrikes

You have to keep cleaning this area and to push the terrorists to Turkey. He told MPs that he had called USA secretary of state John Kerry and other Western foreign ministers - including those of France and Germany - for talks on Sunday to consider their options.


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