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High Winds Expected A Day After Tornadoes In The Pacific Northwest

ET). Thousands of people were without power in OR and Washington on Saturday as the storm, bearing remnants of a Pacific typhoon, made landfall. Power was knocked out to at least 25,000 customers in the state. The city had hunkered down by shutting its parks, preparing emergency resources and opening more slots at homeless shelters. A 4-year-old and his father were also injured after being stuck by a falling tree branch, according to the Seattle Fire Department .

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International Personal Finance Plc (IPF) PT Raised to GBX 250

They issued a "buy" rating and a GBX 280 ($3.41) price objective for the company. The firm's market cap is GBX 1.01 billion. Shares of John Laing Group PLC (LON:JLG) opened at 274.60 on Friday. If you are reading this story on another website, that means this article was illegally copied and re-published to this website in violation of US and global copyright law.

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British American Tobacco Proposes $47B Reynolds American Merger

However in dollar terms, BAT's share performance is less pronounced. Its brands are sold in more than 200 markets, with market-leading positions in at least 55. BAT shares, which reached a high of 51.35 pounds in July, were trading up 2.3 percent at 49.34 pounds at 0848 GMT. That has hurt the profits of many small and midsize British-based companies that generate revenue in the domestic currency but rely on imports for supplies.

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Howl-oween: More people buying costumes for 4-legged friends

It seems like Halloween is approaching Christmas on the scale of decorations people like to hang. Pumpkins can be expensive, depending on the growing season. "The reality is that getting into costume and being out in the dark with other children in costume might create too much of a stressor for some children with autism", behaviorist Dr.

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WikiLeaks Releases First Batch Of Barack Obama's Emails

Bernie Sanders on the campaign trail. "We don't want to be in a country where foreign governments are able to blackmail our officials or interfere with our politics", Rubio said . Secretary of State and, according to the emails, apparently still supports it. In the email , with the subject line "Obama Says He Didn't Know Hillary Clinton Was Using Private Email Address - NYTimes.com", Reines reacted to a New York Times story that referred to the CBS interview.

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November Surprise? Trump Sets Stage for Post-Election Crisis

A key moment came when Trump avoided giving a definitive answer on whether he would accept the election results in the event that he loses on November 8. I didnt like the outcome of the 2008 election. Other Republicans, including the chair of the Republican National Committee, have tried to dismiss Trump's debate comments, assuring the public that he will in fact concede if he loses to Hillary Clinton .

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Ex-Eagle Sam Bradford not about to lament trade to Vikings now

Wentz has been getting an education in the Double-A gap in his 5:30 a.m. film study sessions with Daniel and practice squad quarterback Aaron Murray. It's happening because of a trade that helped both teams. But Wentz did not absolve himself when assessing what must be fixed. "I did tell the team this: This game is not about Bradford and Wentz", Vikings coach Mike Zimmer told the Minnesota media during the week.

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Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) , Sunoco Logistics Partners LP (NYSE:SXL)

Valero Energy Corp. The firm earned $19.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $16.79 billion. The sell-side target prices range from $54 to $80. The company's previous year sales total was 22.58 Billion. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. The Company expected to announce next earnings approximately $0.69 per share.

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Broker Changes For Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD)

Steel Dynamics Inc . (NASDAQ:STLD) has the market capitalization of 6.15 Billion. Following the transaction, the director now owns 1,006,894 shares in the company, valued at $27,186,138. The third quarter 2016 average product selling price for the company's steel operations increased $100 to $740 per ton. Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) shares now have a mean rating of 2.80 while 0 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 0 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 0 commented as "HOLD".

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Tobacco giant BAT bids $47bn for Reynolds American

The cash-and-shares offer would see BAT purchase exactly the amount of remaining shares that it does not already own. That values Reynolds, based in Winston Salem, N.C., at $93 billion. The RJR Tobacco segment consists principally of the primary operations of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Tobacco companies are particularly keen to expand in developing countries to make up for weaker sales in Europe and the US, where public awareness about the health hazards of smoking has grown.

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Warren Buffett rejects Donald Trump's debate claims

While Trump admitted to using the loss to avoid paying taxes, he then turned it around to accuse Hillary Clinton's wealthy supporters of even greater tax avoidance. During the second presidential debate Donald Trump confirmed that he used a reported almost $1 billion loss in the mid-1990s to avoid paying personal federal income taxes for years to come, and then called out the Oracle of Omaha for allegedly doing the same.

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British American Tobacco offers £38bn for Reynolds American

Imperial Brands waded into the US market a year ago with its $7 billion purchase of certain brands from Reynolds to ease the $25 billion purchase of Lorillard. The Reynolds American board of directors said it was evaluating the offer and would respond accordingly. Tobacco companies are keen to expand in developing countries to make up for weaker sales in Europe and the United States.

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Insider Trading and Upgrades/Downgrades for Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS)

The Completion and Production Services segment includes service rigs and equipment rentals in Canada and the United States, and snubbing and coil tubing, camps and catering, and water systems in Canada. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.30) EPS. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown 16.8%, while the company's earnings per share has grown -43.5%.

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Android 7.1 Brings App Shortcuts, Extra Quick Settings Tile

The Android 7.1 Nougat developer preview is now available for Nexus devices and Google's new Pixel phone , reports The Verge . David Burke announced through a blog post that Google is delivering the initial Developer Preview at beta quality for the Nexus lineup of devices.

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Three Potential Euro Exchange Rate Responses — ECB Ahead

The ECB chief Mario Draghi insisted that "low rates have worked" to make borrowing easier for households and businesses in the 19-nation euro area, AFP reported. predicts the euro can drop below $1.05 in the coming months amid an outlook for higher US rates and political risks from an Italian referendum and elections in Netherlands, France and Germany, Brian Martin, its head of global economics, wrote in a note.

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US warship challenges China Sea claims

The latest US patrol, first reported by Reuters, is expected to anger Beijing and could further escalate tensions over the South China Sea. The islands are more than 800 miles from the Chinese mainland. The manoeuvre was the third South China Sea "freedom of navigation" operation conducted this year by the USA, which has repeatedly stressed it will ignore China's "excessive" maritime claims.

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Smith Chas P Associates Pa Cpas buys $18643463 stake in Pfizer (PFE)

The analysts' current consensus range is $0.49-$0.6 for EPS. BMO Capital Markets restated an "outperform" rating and issued a $40.00 price objective on shares of Pfizer in a report on Tuesday. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 62,902,993 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $1,864,446,000 after buying an additional 9,005,107 shares during the last quarter.

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BAT eyes Reynolds in tobacco mega-merger

The deal values the Winston-Salem, North Carolina Reynolds at US$93 billion. The news sent BAT's share price surging on the London stock market, but it lost momentum and finished it closed down 2.9 per cent. The industry has been grappling with widespread anti-smoking campaigns that have forced companies such as BAT and Reynolds to diversify into nicotine replacements and e-cigarettes to meet consumer health concerns.

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Active Volume Stock: The Travelers Companies, Incorporated (NYSE:TRV)

Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. cut its stake in shares of The Travelers Cos . It has market capitalization of $33.15B. The Average price target is noted at $10.93, this average price is calculated and based on coming up with go through the consensus of analysts and stock's current price is placed at $9.63.

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State Bank of India to replace students' debit cards first

Das said the government was seized of the matter and reports have been called from the RBI and banks to know what exactly has happened. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that he has sought a report on the misuse of debit cards after a massive data breach compromised over three million cards, adding that the idea is to contain the damage.

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The UK's Marmite Shortage Crisis Is Now Resolved

Such a move would help ease the effects of the 17% hit to sterling's value since the UK's vote to leave the European Union - a shift that has added to the cost of importing goods. That kind of approach has upset many grocers, said the analyst. An executive at a rival consumer goods company that has not pushed for United Kingdom price increases told Reuters it was "absolutely brilliant positioning" by Tesco and no coincidence that the news broke yesterday, the eve of Unilever publishing ...

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8 states where Obamacare rates are rising by at least 30 percent

But he'll be attempting a hard sales job. Many people who sign up never activate their insurance or drop it during the course of the year because they fail to pay premiums or just terminate the coverage, in some cases after getting expensive medical treatment.

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Tesla Motors: All cars in production equipped with self-driving features

The auto is supposed to navigate freeways without any driver's effort, and the lower two tier system will enable the vehicle to navigate on its own. This will include surround cameras, ultrasonic sensors and a forward-facing radar with enhanced processing power.

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New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund receives reauthorization

New Jersey state gas taxes now total 14.5 cents a gallon. To ease the tax burden on residents, the deal would also reduce New Jersey's sales tax from 7 percent to 6.875 percent, beginning January 1. Now, Christie and leaders call the new measure, which would boost the transportation trust fund from $1.6 billion to $2 billion a year, a compromise.

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First 900 civilians flee embattled Mosul, report says

Iraqi News reported Wednesday that security and Peshmerga forces have taken control of more than 80 percent of territory south of Mosul, which includes about 54 villages. There are signs that leaders from self-styled Islamic State (IS) have fled Mosul as Iraqi forces close in on the city, the USA military says. "We expect that they will be the ones (who stay and fight), because they really don't have any other place to go".

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Scrap the third debate; schedule a fourth

Trump said, "We need a Supreme Court that in my opinion is going to uphold the Second amendment and all amendments, but the Second Amendment, which is under absolute siege". It took the last presidential debate, but finally the American people had the chance to watch a debate that was more about real issues and less about character assassination.

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USA warns of 'overwhelming' response if North Korea uses nukes

The THAAD system can shoot down short, medium and intermediate ballistic missiles and is planned to be deployed by the United States, in the face of objections from China and North Korea . "The U.S. has nuclear weapons off our coast, targeting our country, our capital, and our Dear Leader, Kim Jong Un", Lee said. US strategic weapons will be deployed in and near South Korea in a cycle of several months throughout the year.

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'America Has Lost': Filipino President Announces 'Separation' from US

Duterte said that instead of completely cutting away from the usa, he wanted to "separate" the foreign policy in Manila from that in Washington. During his visit to Beijing on Thursday Duterte said that he was still committed to discussing the South China Sea territorial dispute in a bilateral fashion with his Chinese counterparts.

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Facebook Is About to Cut Down Censorship and Get More NSFW

The most recent instance of criticism was Facebook's taking down of the " napalm girl " photo , which it later reinstated at the behest of users. Yesterday, the company also censored a video from Swedish Cancer Society that spread awareness about breast cancer.

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Tobacco giant offers $47 billion for Reynolds

British American Tobacco rose 2.6 percent after it had offered to buy US tobacco group Reynolds American to create the world's biggest listed cigarettes company. While BAT owns 42% of Reynolds, Cameron has connections to the would-be buyer. Reynolds said its board of directors will evaluate the offer, and respond accordingly to BAT, which now owns 42.2 percent stake in Reynolds.

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Pound BOOST as sterling jumps against euro over economic woes in eurozone

Recently battered sterling was steady at $1.2252, on track to gain 0.5 percent for the week. "With Draghi signalling that December will be key to take action, this nearly mirrors the views of the Fed and reinforces the theme of central bank caution".

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Ex-contractor committed 'breathtaking' theft of secrets

Harold Thomas Martin, III, 51, has been charged with stealing government property and unauthorized removal of classified materials. Martin also had the cyber weapons that the hacker group the Shadow Brokers were attempting to sell online, although prosecutors can't find the link between Martin and the group.

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"Thanks Obama": President Pats Himself on the Back in Last ACA Pitch

But to this historian, it's worth taking at least minute to do just that. The point is, now is not the time to move backwards on health care reform. But the president for whom ObamaCare was derisively named survived his re-election in 2012, and as his days in office dwindle to a precious few he's trying to again sell us on the benefits of his plan.

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Govt seeks report on debit card security breach, promises swift action

SBI is said to have recalled around six lakh cards while others like Bank of Baroda, IDBI Bank, Central Bank and Andhra Bank have replaced debit cards of several customers as a pre-emptive measure. The latest hack has irked the citizens as majority depend on banks for their financial transactions and a breach ahead of the traditional Diwali festival could spoil the festivity.

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Who Shut Down Much of the US Internet Friday?

The attack, which is believed to be a coordinated effort, targeted a single Domain Name Server provider called Dyn. The company posted a preliminary findings report on its website hours after websites and services across the East Coast were initially shut down.


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