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National Football League defends celebration penalties on Vernon Davis and Odell Beckham

Davis said back when he used to score touchdowns regularly, as a Pro Bowl tight end for the 49ers, you were allowed to do that. "All of that is illegal". In what most viewed as their biggest test of the season to this point, the Cowboys passed with flying colors against the Green Bay Packers . BIG BEN: As it is, Pittsburgh's 30-15 loss to Miami took some of the luster off next week's top-of-the-AFC matchup between the Steelers (4-2) and Tom Brady's New England Patriots (5-1).

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US Federal Reserve's decision to hold interest rate was 'close call'

At the September meeting three out of the 10 Fed members with voting rights this year dissented from the decision based on their preference to hike the current 0.25% to 0.50% range in rates by 25 basis points. Yellen said the economy "has a little more room to run". Spot gold has held modest gains, after minutes from the Federal Reserve's September meeting that showed several voting policymakers judged an interest rate rise would be warranted " relatively soon " if the United States ...

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Moscow, Riyadh Ready to Discuss Oil Market Stabilization Options - Minister

In afternoon trading, benchmark US crude was down 64 cents to $50.71 a barrel in NY. The price of crude oil is falling today (Tuesday), just one day after rising 3.1% to $51.35 a barrel, the highest close since July 2015. "There's a lot of wishful thinking in the market right now for higher prices both to address the problems of free cash-flow amongst the oil majors but also shoring up the balance sheets of the dependant governments".

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International Business Machines Corp. Shares Fall Despite Earnings Beat

The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,822 shares of IBM which is valued at $286,090. Shares of the company fell 2.4% to $150.99 in after-hours trading. Barclays PLC restated a "sell" rating on shares of International Business Machines Corp .in a research report on Sunday, July 17th. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a "hold" rating on shares of International Business Machines Corp .in a research report on Sunday, July 17th.

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Unilever in dispute with supermarket Tesco over price of products

Tesco , the world's third-largest supermarket, is resisting Unilever's demand to hike the price by 10 percent after "Brexit" pummeled the British pound. Unilever is behind scores of popular brands such as Marmite, Ben & Jerry's ice cream, Dove soap, Hellmann's mayonnaise, Flora and PG Tips. We would stress that this is not our desired outcome, but we do not believe a price increase on the products under discussion is justified given the current exchange rate.

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NTSB Continues Investigation Over NJ Train Crash

Dinh-Zarr said NTSB investigators also obtained surveillance video and video from forward-facing cameras on nearby trains. Signs posted at a New Jersey Transit maintenance facility in Hoboken, dated February, said there had been 10 incidents involving trains in the prior two months, including five derailments.

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'Of course there is large scale voter fraud'

Democrats believe they've got a shot of winning Arizona for the first time since Bill Clinton carried the state in 1996. "Trump is becoming more unhinged by the day and that is increasing prospects for Democrats further down the ballot", Mook said .

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Chicago Cubs tamed by Clayton Kershaw in Game 2

According to Elias, Game 2 produced only the second postseason matchup between starters with ERAs as low as Kershaw's (1.69) and Kyle Hendricks' (2.13). Dexter Fowler homered for more insurance and Hector Rondon finished it off the next inning for an 8-4. I'm fully aware this starkly violates the rules we've set for ourselves as we all let wealthy strangers in logo'ed laundry and a lot of random luck dictate our emotions.

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Trump tax plan would aid Wall St despite closing loophole

He then likened that to strategies used by wealthy Hillary Clinton supporters such as Mr Buffett to minimise tax obligations. Trump's reasoning for not releasing his returns is that he is now facing an audit from the Internal Revenue Service.

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North Korea's Ballistic Missile Launch Unsuccessful, says Pentagon

South Korea has strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile launch attempt. The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the military believes the North unsuccessfully attempted to fire a mid-range Musudan missile.

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Netflix Shares Soar After It Beats Q3 Earnings And Subscriber Expectations

The chances of such an event happening are slim, considering the company's hefty market valuation of $45 billion. Here are three things that investors should be looking for in the company's earnings. With an expected plateauing of domestic subscriber growth, worldwide expansion will drive Netflix's future revenue growth. Long-term, Netflix's strategy seems to be working, but it still appears that there are some tweaks that need to be made in the near term as the company rolls out its ...

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Obama Tells Women Protesters to 'Get Own Rally' to Criticize

Obama said Trump has repeatedly shown that he is unfit to lead the country. "I never thought that if they were in the Oval Office, America would spin out of control", he said. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Tuesday's appearance was his second in North Carolina this cycle.

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Israel suspends its co-operation with UNESCO following Jerusalem resolution

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki also criticised Irina Bokova , UNESCO director-general, after she distanced herself from Thursday's vote. Indeed, the USA was one of only six countries to vote against the resolution , along with Estonia, Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands, and the UK.

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Pier 1 Imports, Inc.'s (PIR): Shares in the Trader's Spot light

Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 7.2% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 10.6 percent. " Pier 1 Imports has a highly qualified, diverse Board with significant retail experience which was reelected with greater than 98% approval by our shareholders at our annual meeting less than four months ago", it wrote.

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) , Novagold Resources Inc. (NYSEMKT:NG)

According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-1.96 and can go high up to $-0.23. The company's revenue was down -42.4 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.04 EPS.

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Wells Fargo CEO resigns with immediate effect

Stump's decision to leave the company comes after his two hearings on Capitol Hill last month, where he testified about the company's phony customer accounts scandal. Sherrod Brown, Ohio, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee . Elizabeth Warren told Stumpf he ought to resign . In an interview, Sloan said he would work to have a good relationship with elected officials.

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Asia shares modestly lower as investors wary of Fed's plans

Gundlach, who oversees more than $106 billion at Los Angeles-based DoubleLine, said the GDP Now indicator from the Atlanta Federal Reserve has been cut in half to 1.9 percent for the third quarter, after only 1.1 percent actual growth for the first half of this year.

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India rubbishes Pak media report on surgical strikes

The APHC delegation appreciated the steps taken by Pakistan for highlighting the Indian brutalities and human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir. "War is not in India's interest at this point", the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because relations with Pakistan remained tense after India announced the September 29 strike inside the part of Kashmir controlled by Pakistan .

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Kyrgios fined for Shanghai antics

I don't know. But that was definitely a match that I did not expect was gonna go that way, because I know he's a great player, played really well last week, but it happened to be a little easier than I expected. "Why aren t you on the tour?" Kyrgios said in his post-match interview that he didn't owe the spectators anything and the fans could "just leave" if they don't like the way he conducted himself.

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Energy supplier SSE to sell 16.7 percent stake in gas distribution business

It estimates that the transaction valuation implies a RAB premium close to 45%. In an open letter Ofgem chief executive Dermot Nolan said that it would not provide compensation for any premium paid over the RABs or set allowances for financial arrangements in future price controls.

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European Union treason petition: Tory councillor Christian Holliday suspended

A Conservative councillor has been suspended by his local party after starting a petition to make opposing Brexit into an act of treason . "Holliday has previously addressed the issue in an interview with the Guildford Dragon in which he said: ".

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Oil prices fall on latest rise in US drilling

The biggest question we're receiving from readers this morning is "what is the price of crude oil today?" With oil prices above $70 per barrel production from shale will be economic and profitable but at $50 per barrel, oil production from shale would be uneconomic.

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Pamela Anderson's present for Julian Assange: Vegan meal

Assange denies the rape allegation and said he suspects it would lead to his extradition to the United States. Late Sunday night, WikiLeaks tweeted a trio of cryptic messages that sent observers into a frenzy of speculation , with many wondering whether the organization's founder had died or been murdered.

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Fed 'very close' to employment, inflation goals: Fischer

Yellen didn't discuss the timing of the central bank's next interest rate hike. Though officials would still have tools such as quantitative easing and forward guidance if rates remain low, he said, "these alternatives are not ideal substitutes for conventional policy".

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Wells Fargo fined $180 million over unauthorized accounts

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner's office, which included Wells Fargo in a pool of senior underwriters for bond sales, said on Sunday the state would not be using the bank for debt deals " until further notice ". Stumpf was grilled by lawmakers in late September, including some who are the beneficiaries of Wells Fargo political donations, according to OpenSecrets.

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British MPs get chance to shape Brexit strategy

Theresa May will allow Tory MPs to back a Labour call for Parliament to be able to "properly scrutinise" her Brexit strategy before the formal exit process begins in an apparent attempt to see off a backbench rebellion. As London trading gathered pace, the pound had gained 1.5 per cent to $1.227 from its NY nadir, when it dropped as low as $1.2090. Speaking at a debate in the House of Commons, Davis said the government would keep the United Kingdom parliament "at least as informed" as ...

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Tributes Pour In For Jim Prentice, Following Plane Crash Death

The wreckage was found near Winfield BC. The Transportation Safety Board made a recommendation in 2013 that Transport Canada move to require recording equipment on lightweight aircraft. It was in 2006, when Harper won a minority government, that Prentice became began his work as minister in the demanding portfolios. According to a preliminary Transport Canada report, the Cessna 500 jet owned by Norjet Inc.

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Game growth, movie tie-ins help Hasbro to record revenue

The next quarterly cash dividend payment of $0.51 per common share is scheduled for November 15, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 1. This is partly because of the fact that "Force Friday", a sales event that took place on September 30, was held during the third quarter of 2015 - while this year's event will be included in the company's fourth-quarter financials.

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Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) To Report September 2016 Results

The Wholesale Supply and Marketing segment supplies propane and other natural gas liquids, as well as provides related storage to retailers, wholesalers, and refiners. 1 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. Cohen & Steers Inc. now owns 8,426,656 shares of the company's stock valued at $101,710,000 after buying an additional 8,426,496 shares in the last quarter.

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Rogers names new CEO, posts 3.2 pct rise in quarterly revenue

He will eventually be replaced by former Telus CEO Joe Natale, who resigned from the Rogers rival last summer in part because of a reluctance to move his family from Vancouver, where Telus is based, to Toronto, which happens to be where Rogers is headquartered.

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Raghuvansh slams JD(U) over PM material Nitish

Kumar as party president, proposals for the political, social, economic and foreign resolutions were also made at the meeting", said Mr. Tyagi. The JD (U) will expedite the process and in the coming days the party will definitely strive for a national stature".

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Dollar General (DG) Stock Down, KeyBanc Initiates Coverage

The company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.99 by $0.06. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Willis Investment Counsel now owns 97,634 shares of the company's stock valued at $8,357,000 after buying an additional 860 shares during the last quarter.

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Noteworthy Price Swings: Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)

Dr. John C. Malone, PhD is ranked as third insider holder of the stock. 03/03/2016 - Discovery Communications, Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. had its "fair value" rating reiterated by analysts at MKM Partners. Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BTIG Research analysts downgraded the stock to Neutral from Buy.

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President Pranab Mukherjee pays floral tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

On the other hand, the work on the construction of a memorial for the former president will commence today on the occasion of his birth anniversary. According to a release from Imphal PRO, for the first time, students from various schools of Delhi were also invited at DRDO Bhawan on this occasion.

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Decreases its position in Eldorado Gold Corp. (EGO)

From the historical earnings perspective, Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) managed to surpass quarterly earnings per share estimates in 3 of the trailing three fiscal years, and has a positive trend with an average surprise of 25%. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as -169.70% and return on investment was -73% while its return on asset stayed at -42.30%.


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