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Melania Trump Defends Husband's 'Boy Talk'

And with the details that they got... did they ever check the background of these women? "Everything was organized", she said. Melania Trump emerged from his silence on Monday rejecting the controversial remarks of her husband revealed in a 2005 video and reiterating that this "discussion between men" does not reflect the man she knows.

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Bautista, Pillar looking for answers at the plate ahead of Game 3

Before the game, Gibbons juggled his lineup, moving Jose Bautista into the leadoff spot from the four hole, dropping Ezequiel Carrera into the eighth spot, and moving Troy Tulowitzki into the cleanup role. Marcus Stroman deserves some of the blame, however, as it was his game-opening walk to Carlos Santana that came around to score. "Get your top dogs up there right away", he said.

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NFL Will Review Vontaze Burfict's Latest Dirty Hit

So you know, I can get some more opportunities". "He said he didn't try to do it", Bennett said after the game. Majority are acceptable to the players because they are regarded as part of the risk of playing a physical game. Brady said he did not see the low hit on Bennett. "I haven't seen [the Burfict hit], so I'm sure I'll have some different thoughts ..." It was part of a very chippy second half that even resulted in Rob Gronkowski drawing a penalty for taunting.

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I arrest in support of 'Democracy Now!' reporter

Goodman called it a victory for all journalists. But last week Special Assistant State's AttorneyLadd Erickson dropped thatcharge and pursued a riot charge instead. A North Dakota prosecutor's controversial case against journalist Amy Goodman is over. "They saw that they could never make that charge stick, so now they want to charge me with rioting", said Goodman, according to Democracy Now! The charges against Goodman have been denounced by press freedom advocates.

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UK, Finland-born economists win Nobel Prize for economics

The theory of incomplete contracts provides a way of thinking about which government services can benefit from being privatized, and which are better off under government control. "Hart and his co-authors were particularly concerned about private prisons ", the academy said. The U.S. Department of Justice recently made a decision to stop using private prisons after a report showed the conditions are worse than in government-run prisons.

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Kaepernick center of attention off field, makes little impact on it

Once the game started, Kaepernick had a marginal impact. " If they did, they didn't have very good aim ", Kaepernick said . We had a couple drops there in the third quarter that would have kept us on the field for certain drives and we didn't stay on the field for certain drives.

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Liam Payne signs to Universal's Republic in the US

Liam - AKA Big Payno , if you've been following his brief side career as a DJ-slash-remixer - previously confirmed inking a record deal with Capitol back in July in the United Kingdom, but it seems now that he's got his sights set on conquering the whole globe with his music.

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What do Analysts suggest for: Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

On the company's financial health, Halliburton Company reported $-0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on Jul 20, 2016. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, twenty-seven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

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Goldman Sachs glitters as it beats out analyst expectations

Trading revenue for debt securities, currency and commodities climbed 34% to $1.96 billion, owing to higher higher revenues in credit and mortgage-related securities. Overall trading revenue rose 16.7 percent to $3.75 billion. "We saw solid performance across the franchise that helped counter typical seasonal weakness", CEO Lloyd Blankfein said in the statement .

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Harley-Davidson posts lower third quarter profit

The shares ended last trade at $49.83, implying that Wall Street analysts see shares climbing about 5.3 per cent in 12 months' time. In the fourth quarter of 2016, the company expects to ship 44,200 to 49,200 motorcycles compared to 48,149 motorcycles shipped in the year-ago period.

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Battle for Mosul: Iraqi forces close in

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Monday the beginning of an operation to clear the northern city of Mosul of Islamic State militants. He believes most residents here, who are predominantly Christians, fled ahead of the offensive. Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, fell to IS in the summer of 2014, and weeks later the head of the extremist group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announced the formation of a self-styled caliphate from the pulpit of one of its mosques.

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Why Was Crude Oil Weaker on October 11?

IEA said OPEC output increased as production from Iraq hit an all-time high and Libya reopened ports to export more crude. "Oil rose to a one-year high on optimism regarding a future agreement between OPEC and major producers to restrict output", ANZ bank said on Tuesday.

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Prince's sister hopes tribute concert brings closure to fans

Fans gathered at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, to experience an impressive lineup of A-list performers, including Stevie Wonder , Tori Kelly and Christina Aguilera. "I will miss him forever", said Wonder. "I want them to get some closure". The singer's top hits included " Purple Rain ", "Let's Go Crazy" and "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World".

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Thousands line the street to say farwell to Thailands King Bhumibol

Embassies in Thailand have advised tourists to respect the feelings of the Thai people following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej , a man seen as a father-figure in the country. Most analysts expect the country to remain calm while Thais mourns the loss of their king. Thailand remains under military rule following a coup in 2014.

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NASCAR Kansas 2016 results: Kevin Harvick wins Hollywood Casino 400

Fortunately for Harvick, his chances of winning his fourth race of the season look strong based on Saturday's final practice, during which he had the fastest 10-consecutive lap average, an indicator he will be quicker than most on the long runs.

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Mobile offering Galaxy Note 7 customers a $25 bill credit

The CPSC says this includes 1.9 million phones including 1 million from the September recall. If you have a Galaxy Note 7, the company advises you return it as quickly as possible and exchange for a different phone. "For the benefit of consumers' safety, we have stopped sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note 7 and have consequently chose to stop production", Samsung said in a statement .

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Former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice confirmed killed in Lake Country plane crash

Sources close to Prentice family confirm that Prentice was among four people onboard the Cessna Citation business jet that crashed shortly after take-off Thursday from Kelowna airport. "His reasoned, pragmatic voice in Canadian politics will be sorely missed". " There are no words adequate for moments like this, as my family knows very well .

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German, Russian, Ukrainian, French leaders to meet in Berlin

Total deaths in the conflict near the 10,000 mark. French President Francois Hollande called on all parties in the Ukraine conflict to draw up a roadmap to end the crisis, after talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko last Thursday.

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Congress slams BJP for 'politicising' surgical strikes

On Thursday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Modi of doing " dalali " (trading) over the blood being shed by Indian soldiers. Although, he said, "I completely support the surgical strikes but I will not support the way BJP using the Indian army in political parties' posters and propaganda".

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Judge tosses reporter Amy Goodman's riot charge for covering pipeline protests

The charges arose from Democracy Now's coverage of a September 3 attack on protesters that showed security guards working for the pipeline company unleashing dogs and using pepper spray on protesters. "She's a protester, basically", he told the Tribune after the trespassing charges were filed. She followed the protestors onto private land. AG: This is so ridiculous.

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Scotland to call Independence referendum in the next 3 years

Sturgeon said that she would work with parties from across the political divide to oppose a "hard Brexit" and keep Scotland in the Single Market. The SNP leader later said that she believed that a deal could be reached that would allow Scotland to retain access to the European single market, an arrangement that would nearly certainly nullify the possibility of a second independence vote before March 2019, the date when the UK's article 50 process is due to be completed.

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Global oil supply rises 0.6 mln barrels per day in September

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude slipped 90 cents, or 1.8 per cent, to $50.45. The meeting was taking place on the sidelines of the World Energy Congress in Istanbul, which on Monday saw a vow by Russian President Vladimir Putin for Moscow to join output curbs promised by OPEC .

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Councilwoman Bass urges city to pull money from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo , the largest bank by deposits in Minnesota, declined to comment. She said to the OH crowd, "Really shocking isn't it?" "We can't let companies like Wells Fargo use these fine print gotchas to escape accountability", the Democratic presidential candidate said Monday in a campaign stop in Toledo, Ohio.

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2 economists share 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics

Harvard economist Oliver Hart , talking to reporters after learning he'd won the Nobel economics prize with Bengt Holmstrom of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, sized up the state of the USA economy as OK. Samuelson Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he also was head of the Economics Department from 2003-2006 . The Economics prize was established almost fifty years ago and was not one of the original Nobel Prizes.

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Nielsen: Tesco sees highest sales growth in more than 3 years

Tesco's sales performance will bolster investor optimism that Lewis is capable of delivering on his target of doubling the company's profit margins by 2020. Tesco gained market share compared with the year-ago period for the first time since 2011, Kantar said. Iceland's 6.9% sales gain came off the back of branded products, rather than its frozen lines signaling a subtle move upmarket, contrasting with the focus on own-label at The Coop, whose 3.1% rise was backed by its revamped ...

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China's exports last month post biggest drop since February

Ten-year yields on U.S. Treasury debt fell five basis points to 1.74 percent, a relatively large move in the Asian timezone, before rebounding partially, while U.S. "Despite a modest fall in steel prices, steel mills were still making a profit in September and thus lifted steel production", said Xia Junyan, investment manager at Hangzhou CIEC Trading Co in Shanghai.

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Mike Pence Dodged a Young Girl's Question About Self-Esteem

Mike Pence says Donald Trump's campaign is working on producing evidence to support the presidential candidate's denial of sexual claims women are making against him. The authors wanted Trump to remain at the top of the ticket, but to agree well in advance (yesterday, if not sooner, I guess) that he would resign on January 20, 2017, minutes after taking the oath of office.

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14 products you might struggle to buy at Tesco - thanks to Brexit

It follows a similar row in Britain in which Unilever blamed Brexit and said it needed to raise prices in the United Kingdom to compensate for the sharp drop in the value of Sterling. That's why Tesco resisted Unilever's demand. Speaking to BBC's Newsnight, former head of Northern Foods, Lord Haskins, claimed that Unilever was "undoubtedly" justified in its action, and it remains to be seen which other supermarkets follow Tesco's lead.

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Britain's PM May heads to India with eye on post-Brexit trade

In a move to build links in the region Mrs May and Mr Modi will inaugurate the India-UK Tech summit, South Asia's largest technology conference, in New Delhi before a visit to another city. "It doesn't mean that we are going to be hostile to people of talent who want to live and work here". "The idea that the Brownian movement of individuals, of citizens across the surface of Europe, is somehow there on tablets of stone in Brussels is a complete nonsense", said Mr Johnson.

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Rising health premiums rankle individuals paying full price

However, I wish I knew about the tax fee sooner so that I could have found ACA options for myself sooner. It's not likely that Clinton will propose a single-payer system for America if she wins the election next month. The average for Blues plans nationwide was 10.6%. The Insurance Department approved a 28 percent average rate increase of IBC's Keystone Health Plan East unit, up from the 20 percent initially requested.

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Canada's Amaya and Britain's William Hill end merger talks

The Board of William Hill PLC (WMH.L) announced, after canvassing views from a number of major shareholders, it has decided the Group will not pursue discussions with Amaya . Parvus argued the proposed merger had "limited strategic logic and would destroy shareholder value". William Hill rejected advances from casino operator Rank and online gambling company 888 in August.

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Crosby Skates, Taking Concussion Recovery Day-By-Day

He spoke at great length about the power in the Penguin's line depth, the three lines being Crosby and Hornqvist in the first, Malkin in the second, and the much discussed HBK line of Hagelin, Bonino and Kessel in the third. According to the team , "Crosby sat out Saturday's preseason game versus Columbus because he was not feeling well and missed practice [on Monday] to undergo concussion testing".

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Sterling hits Ryanair profits

Full-year earnings are now expected to be in the region of euro 1.3 billion to euro 1.35 billion (£1.17 billion - £1.22 billion), down from an earlier forecast of euro 1.38 billion to euro 1.43 billion (£1.24 billion - £1.28 billion). But it cautioned that forecasts could be lowered again if the pound and fares fell further. Ryanair and easyJet have been cutting fares in an effort to boost demand.

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Weak pound drives strong United Kingdom sales for luxury brand Burberry

Shoppers from China and the United States in particular have been travelling to the UK to hit the shops, according to the group. Analysts were expecting a 1 percent rise in second-quarter retail. The group, which added actress Lily James to its list of models in the summer, has been working to improve the performance of its stores. The LFL numbers strip out the effect of currency movements, and as expected, the weakness of sterling gave a huge lift to the sales performance on a reported ...

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A second Scottish independence referendum is 'highly likely' before 2020

Sturgeon told her Scottish National Party's annual conference last week the devolved government was preparing for all possibilities including independence after Britain leaves the EU. The country is in "a completely new era", she said, adding this would be a "new era for our relationship with Europe and the wider world" that would bring "challenges aplenty".


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