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Samsung updates Irish customers on Note 7 options

To date, according to the CPSC, Samsung has received 96 reports of Galaxy Note 7 phones overheating in the United States - 23 more than it had since the original recall on September 15 - including 13 reports of burns and 47 reports of property damage.

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Britain's Hammond promises new economic plan to handle Brexit turbulence

And he said the Government's policies for the Midlands, known as the Midlands Engine, will help share economic growth fairly. But he insisted the United Kingdom economy was in a strong position to handle the upheaval - rating its performance as "eight out of 10".

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Melania Trump Stands By Her Husband, Dismisses Comments As 'Boy Talk'

She claimed Trump was "egged on" by Access Hollywood host Billy Bush, denied the indisputable video evidence that Trump did "say he did it", and portrayed the release of the 11-year-old video as evidence of an orchestrated media conspiracy to destroy her husband's candidacy.

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Johanson Financial Advisors Lowers stake in Netflix (NFLX)

The current Stock Price for Netflix , Inc. The Hedge Fund company now holds 44,029 shares of NFLX which is valued at $4,549,517. Johanson Financial Advisors reduced its stake in Netflix by 1.62% during the most recent quarter end. Netflix had a net margin of 1.85% and a return on equity of 5.59%. In last year's third quarter, the video streaming company reported earnings of 7 cents per share and $1.74 billion in revenue.

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US Bans Samsung Note 7 Phones On Airplanes

The ban will also include Qantas and Virgin's low-priced airlines, Jetstar and Tiger. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair: The flag carrier of Hong Kong prohibited Note 7 on person, carry-on baggage or checked-in baggage. It added that Samsung had received 96 reports of batteries in Note 7 phones overheating in the United States, including 23 new reports since the September 15 recall announcement.

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Plane crashes near Kelowna: TSB confirms four dead

The plane's wreckage was found northeast of Winfield in Lake Country, a small community north of Kelowna. Everyone on board was killed. The crash also killed pilot and retired RCMP officer Jim Kruk, Calgary optometrist Ken Gellatly - the father-in-law of one of Prentice's three daughters - and businessman Sheldon Reid.

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Dollar hits seven-month high after upbeat U.S

EUR/USD is supported at 1.0959 levels and now trading at 1.1000 levels. Oil producers were in the red, with France's Total SA FP, -0.97% down 1.3%, Spain's Repsol SA REP, -1.10% off 1.2% and OMV AG OMV, -1.39% losing 1.1%. In the 12 months through September, the PPI jumped 0.7 percent, the biggest increase since December 2014.On Friday, China also reported higher than-expected inflation in September for consumers and producers alike, with producer prices rising for the first time since ...

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Fired Wells Fargo Employees Allege Attempts To Blow The Whistle

John Kasich on Friday criticized Wells Fargo as "compromised by greed", announcing that the state is suspending business with the bank for one year. That has not stopped politicians such as Sen. However, a significant stock sale by the top executive so close to the announcement of a massive fraud in the bank's branches would nearly assuredly trigger an SEC investigation, she noted.

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Russia says to halt Aleppo strikes for 8 hours on Thursday

Last week, US Secretary of State John Kerry called for a war crimes investigation after accusing Moscow and the regime of deliberately bombing hospitals as a Russian-backed assault on Aleppo in northern Syria continues. "Any lessening of the violence, lessening of the fighting, any pause that's actually implemented, would be very much welcome", Dujarric told reporters.

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Samsung employees help passengers who have Note 7s at airports

Because of the propensity of the Note7 phone to overheat and catch fire without warning, the FAA issued its ban to prevent the possibility of risky fires aboard aircraft. Embattled phone maker Samsung is setting up booths at Australian and worldwide airports to exchange fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 devices after airlines banned the smartphone from flights.

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Former premier Jim Prentice dies in plane crash

The Transportation Safety Board said the plane disappeared from radar shortly after it took off and investigators are looking for clues on the cause of the crash. Prentice is survived by his wife and three children. When the gold was diminishing, the Prentice family moved in 1969 to Alberta and the mines there, first in Grande Cache , Alberta and then the Crowsnest Pass .

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Donald Trump has complete meltdown, tears apart teleprompter during rally

Peter Kostruba, a Trump supporter who traveled to his Portsmouth rally from Barnet, Vermont, with his 10-year-old son, said he's not expecting riots to break out if Clinton wins, but he sees sharper divisions in the country. But Trump on Friday disputed the account of the other woman, Kristin Anderson, calling her story "nonsense" and "false", arguing that he rarely sits alone, even though Anderson never claimed Trump was sitting alone at the time of the incident.

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'Democracy Now' reporter still could be charged

Donald Trump's increasingly febrile denunciations of the news media as part of a conspiracy to elect Hillary Clinton have garnered all the attention on the press freedom front, as is typical of his ranting. "They saw that they could never make that charge stick, so now they want to charge me with rioting", Goodman in a statement posted to Democracy Now!'s website on Saturday.

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Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) & Apple Inc

The company had revenue of $2.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.60 billion. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at 10 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was 8.7 percent.

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Failure to launch: North Korean missile bombs

Gary Ross, a Pentagon spokesman. That test was hailed by leader Kim Jong-Un as a complete success and proof of the North's ability to strike United States bases across "the Pacific operation theatre". In a statement , it said the test was a "clear violation" of a UN Security Council resolution. South Korea's Foreign Ministry also issued a statement accusing Pyongyang of challenging United Nations authority amid discussions at the Security Council of sanctions on North Korea for its fifth ...

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Notable Stock Analysts Ratings: Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

We can arrive at a reasonable conclusion using the Google search trend which the Netflix management had highlighted in the Q2 release. Netflix had 3.6 million net subscribers in the same period previous year. But this is dumb, because Netflix is an absolute steal. Here's a graph that looks at Netflix's price, consensus, and EPS surprise. However, as is usual with financial reports, Netflix also focused one eye on the future.

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Samsung estimates $3B loss over Galaxy Note 7

Samsung said in a statement that it expected the blow to profit to be in the mid-2 trillion Won range in the October-December period and about 1 trillion Won (US $900 million) for the first quarter of 2017. Samsung has received 13 reports of burns and 47 reports of property damage related to the Note 7 phones, the CPSC added. Investors were also expecting the company to show its "commitment to shareholders" by announcing share buybacks or higher dividends, he said.

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Netflix Hits Like 'Stranger Things' Are Pulling In New Subscribers

Netflix stock was trading down by more than one percent during regular trading today, and rose by about 20 percent after hours. Internationally, Netflix added 3.2 million subscribers, easily beating the 2 million forecast. The drop-off in USA subscriber gains underscores the delicate balancing act the company is trying to pull off as it seeks to retain and attract customers while also financing its ambitious expansion overseas amid fierce competition from Amazon and HBO.

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Australian carriers ban Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Tata Group's JV airlines have banned carriage of Samsung Galaxy Note7 on their aircraft in India. In August, Samsung rolled out its flagship device: the Galaxy Note 7. Eight percent of respondents said they would grab a Google Pixel, instead of a Samsung smartphone. There, Samsung reportedly swaps out Note 7 phones - which Samsung has now stopped producing following major flaws that have led to some units exploding - with other models.

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Thailand names a temporary regent while nation mourns

Prince Vajiralongkorn does not enjoy the same adoration his father earned over a lifetime on the throne. Eccentric behaviour and an apparent disregard for the public duties expected of a king have led many to question his abilities as a leader.

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Trump, Clinton tax plans differ greatly

How would a typical American worker fare? Tax Policy Center will soon release dynamic scores of both plans , which it produces in collaboration with the Penn Wharton Budget Model. A single parent making $75,000 with two school-aged children and no child-care costs "would face a tax increase of $2,440", she wrote. New York University professor and former Obama administration economic adviser Lily Batchelder estimates that those losses would more than outweigh the benefits of Trump's plan for ...

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Jose Mourinho: Man Unitd blasts media: You all love Liverpool

Liverpool, however, have a few more injury problems with two key players in Adam Lallana and Georginio Wijnaldum racing against time to get fit for this match. We've issued a joint statement with @LFC to all fans attending Monday's game at Anfield . "I have to accept that for a long time in my life not everybody is 100 per cent happy with my performance on the sidelines", he said at the weekend.

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Wells Fargo CEO Resigned

The bank has also lost some retail customers, though Wells is still opening more accounts than it is closing, senior executives said on an internal call on Monday that was reported by the Wall Street Journal . In an interview on Wednesday, Mr Sloan said his predecessor had chose to go "without any pressure from the board". But a far as Wells Fargo goes, its breaches were unusually blatant which contributed to the public outcry.

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Tesco pulls Unilever goods from website over price row

Tesco weren't insane about that idea, and swiftly moved to list all Unilever products on its site as "unavailable". It refused it and on that basis Unilever stopped supplying the NI retailers, as of Monday. And what other supermarket favourites could we not afford to lose? The plunge in the value of the pound has prompted a short lived pricing row with Britain's biggest retailer - Tesco - halting online sales of top-selling items produced by Unilever.

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Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) Research Coverage Started at Bank of America Corp

The price to sales ratio is 17. A number of research firms have recently weighed in on FCX. The Current Ratio of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Finally, Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $11.00 target price on shares of Freeport-McMoRan in a research report on Thursday, July 28th.

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Intesa Sanpaolo Cut New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

On an annual basis, inflation increased at a slower pace of 0.2 percent, compared with 0.4 percent in the years to the end of March and June. Housing and household utilities prices rose 1.1 percent in Q3. The trade-weighted index rose to 76.63 from 76.44. Housing costs continued to be the main contributor, led by construction costs for new homes. "Annual inflation is expected to gradually move back within the RBNZ's target band over coming quarters although a sustained return to the ...

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Hearthstone Introduces New Competitive Heroic Tavern Brawl

The implication from Heroic Brawl is that it could become a permanent mode, and if so it would presumably be Blizzard's answer to community requests for in-game tournament functionality. However, the rewards are pretty nuts if you reach 12 wins. The rewards are performance-based: the more you win before losing three games, the greater your prize.

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Global shares most lower in narrow trading amid Fed wait

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index gained 0.1 percent to 138.25 as of 9:05 a.m.in Tokyo , after sliding the most in a month last week. The dollar index was down less than 0.1 percent at 97.970.DXY after touching 98.158, its highest since March 10.

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Hillary Clinton's Biggest Crowd Smaller Than Many Trump Rallies

Louis, Missouri, Sunday. Trump was under pressure during Sunday's debate to restore confidence in his struggling campaign after dozens of lawmakers repudiated him over the weekend. Poll data released by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal on Monday, which only included interviews conducted before the debate, showed Clinton with a 11 point lead in a four-way contest and a 14-point lead in a head-to-head matchup.

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Aleppo airstrike kills 14 members of one family: Rescue workers

In the event the United Kingdom fails to provide the evidence, Moscow will perceive the allegations as "blatant lies to ensure protection for en-Nusra and, possibly, for British servicemen on Syria". President Obama has not taken any option off the table. Johnson said there should be "no doubt" that these so-called military options are extremely hard and there is a lack of political appetite in most European capitals and certainly in the West for that kind of solution at present.

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Celebrate National Pasta Day with these deals

Aaron built a "pasta bar" that included a variation of pastas such as fettuccine, spaghetti, gluten free rotini. HollywoodLifers , are you celebrating National Pasta Day? The holiday falls in line with the restaurant's Amore Mondays deal - a soup or salad, entrée and an appetizer or a dessert starting at $12.99.

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Salesforce nixes Twitter bid over ill corporate fit

With Twitter, Salesforce's interest reportedly made the company's investors a little nervous over the prospect of an expensive buyout far from the cloud platform provider's knitting. "They've cut back on developers, and cut back, it's sort of a Yahoo! story", said Cramer, referring to a perception that Yahoo! Back in June it was reported that the social media platform was discussing a potential merger with Yahoo, before Salesforce and Disney emerged as possible candidates to acquire ...

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Visa CEO steps down, former AmEx exec is named successor

In an interview, Scharf said he needs be closer to his family in NY. Kelly worked at New York-based American Express for 23 years and ran the committee organizing the NY area Super Bowl for the National Football League in 2014. The company's stock (V) was down 1.41% on after hours trading on the news. Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion but there's no need to be a jerk.

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Police shoot, wound man who pointed TV remote at officers

He said officers immediately gave the man first aid before an ambulance arrived. The incident started to unfold about 6:45 p.m. Sunday when police received a 911 call reporting a suspicious male armed with a gun. Police say the black object was a television remote control that the man had apparently taken from a hotel room. County investigators were still looking into a Sunday evening police-involved shooting on Monday morning.

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United Air tops profit estimates, expects unit revenue drop

They issued a "buy" rating and a $70.00 target price on the stock . The company had a trading volume of 6,395,846 shares. It shifted up 7.01% versus its 200 day moving average of $48.38. United repurchased $255 million worth of its common stock during the quarter, representing 1.5% of shares outstanding. United Continental Holdings, Inc.


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