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Google Parent Alphabet Reaps Advertising Rewards

Google's total ad revenue rose 18.1% to $19.82bn in the third quarter , accounting for more of its revenues. Aggregate paid clicks increased 33% in the quarter year-over-year. cities is being halted, and some employees are being laid off. This Tuesday, Access CEO Craig Barratt resigned as Google Fiber announced that it was pausing its expansion plans in potential cities to refine their future plans.

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Nissan invested because of confidence not chequebook, says business secretary

The UK's big carmakers are almost all foreign-owned and ship over half their exports to the other 27 countries in the EU. "We don't know the details of the "support and assurance" that Nissan extracted from the United Kingdom government", says the BBC's Russell Hotten .

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Michigan-Michigan State Preview Capsule

Michigan State is having trouble on offense and defense, while Michigan is clicking on all cylinders. The Spartans moved the ball much better than the Wolverines, but still trailed MI until the last play of the game . The Wolverines quickly responded with an 80-yard drive, which Peppers finished off when he took a direct snap and scored from three yards out. That's significant because the Wolverines were up 30-10 after a field goal early in the fourth quarter.

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University of Wisconsin student is charged with assaulting 5 women

Media reports of those charges have driven dozens of women to report to police their encounters with Cook. Cook's attorneys have denied all allegations against their client. MADISON, Wis . (AP) — A University of Wisconsin-Madison student already accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his apartment after a date has been charged with sexually assaulting three other women.

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HHS projects 1.1M increase in 2017 marketplace enrollment

The piece's opening sentence says it all: "The Affordable Care Act is getting a lot less affordable for many Americans". "You don't say, 'Well, we're repealing smartphones, '" President Obama said during a speech about the Affordable Care Act in Florida.

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Analytical Overview of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI)

During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.43 earnings per share. Gross profit as a percent of total revenue versus prior year improved 110 basis points driven by completing the lap of 90 day option pricing changes, and the Company's increased focus on driving profitable sales.

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General Motors Company (GM): When Will Short Sellers Realize its Value?

This Auto-Tires-Trucks Sector stock now has the Market Capitalization of 46.45 Billion. Natixis now owns 2,515,846 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $79,073,000 after buying an additional 2,143,679 shares in the last quarter.

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Cypress Energy Partners LP (CELP) Declares $0.41 Dividend

At present, 7 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 1 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 3rd. ETP has been the subject of several research analyst reports. JP Energy Partners LP Common un presently has a P/E Ratio of N/A. Investors may also monitor a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio.

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Pot farmers worry legalization could end their way of life

In this Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 photo, Christine Miller sits among some of the 250 marijuana plants on her farm near Benbow, Calif. Miller is concerned about the increased cost to operate her 250-plant farm if California voters approve Proposition 64 , the November 8 ballot initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

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Gunshots in Pipeline Riot, 141 Arrested

Protesters later set the vehicle on fire, according to Mother Jones . "We can not allow our state highways and our county highways to be taken over by agitators from other areas of the country", Dalrymple said. The four-state, thousand-mile pipeline is being built by a Texas company to carry North Dakota crude to a shipping point in IL, prompting protests led by members of the nearby Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

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Xi Jinping anointed as core leader; focus shifts to extension in office

Observers say Xi is set to emerge even more powerful as five of the seven members of the Standing Committee - the epitome of collective leadership - are to retire next year. It also means the end of the last "core", Jiang Zemin. "There can't be two cores in the party", he told the Post.However, Zhang said Xi's crowning moment also comes with uncertainties.

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War of emails: Tata-Mistry clash over chairmanship reaches cyber space

The committee comprises Ratan Tata, Venu Srinivasan, Amit Chandra, Ronen Sen and Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya. He worked closely with Ratan Tata for some time after his name was announced, finally taking over in December 2012. Recollecting his past association with the executives, Tata said: "I look forward to working with you as we have worked together in the past". "What we need to see is what kind of strategy they will adopt now to revive their weak companies".

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Cravath and HSF lead as BAT offers to buy-out rival for $47bn

London-listed BAT, which already holds 42.2 percent in Reynolds, said the transaction would give it a leading position in the USA tobacco market and a significant presence inhigh growth emerging markets, together with the most attractive developed markets.

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Google Fiber Pausing Expansion into New Markets

The company's board also approved more than $7.0 billion in stock buybacks. Google dominated the online advertising market. Earlier this week, Google put the brakes on the expansion of Fiber, a high-speed Internet service, and announced plans for layoffs.

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Traders Watch List - Kinder Morgan, (NYSE:KMI), ON Semiconductor, (NASDAQ:ON)

Spirit of America Management Corp NY now owns 502,794 shares of the company's stock valued at $11,630,000 after buying an additional 161,820 shares during the last quarter. The purchase comes after earnings and as investors watch for a dividend hike . The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 28th. 10/27/2016, Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSEMKT:SYRG) stock dropped -2.29% or -0.17 points.

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AT&T to buy Time Warner for Dollars 85 billion

The venerable phone company with roots back to Alexander Graham Bell has to contend with slowing growth in wireless services, given that most Americans already have smartphones, and it faces new competitors for that business from cable companies.

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Trump pounces on Clinton email woes as her team pushes back

At initial glance, it appears the new Federal Bureau of Investigation development will benefit Trump, who trails Clinton in most national and swing-state polls, analysts said - maybe not by changing peoples' minds, but by prompting equivocal voters to back the NY businessman.

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With schedules, Trump, Clinton reveal strategy and style

While Clinton and her family have cultivated relationships with party financiers for decades, Trump bragged about his independence from donors during the Republican primary, and mostly self-funded his campaign until defeating the last of his GOP rivals in May.

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Alphabet Googles its way to a revenue boost

Alphabet once again offered color on its two primary operating segments, including Google and Other Bets . The bulk of Alphabet's sales are derived from advertising revenues. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 599,027 shares of the company's stock valued at $456,998,000 after buying an additional 12,975 shares in the last quarter.

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Philipines' Duterte wants U.S. troops out in two years

US Assistant Secretary for East Asian Affairs Danny Russel visited Manila last weekend to meet with Filipino officials, including the foreign and defense ministers, in an attempt to gain clarity on Duterte's Beijing comments, after they caused "consternation" in the United States.

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UK Minister Says They Didn't Pay Nissan To Secure Sunderland Factory

Ministers are coming under renewed pressure to explain what assurances were given to the Japanese auto giant Nissan that persuaded it to pour new investment into its Sunderland plant following the vote for Brexit. Ford, which has produced nearly two thirds of the country's 2.4 million engines past year, has commented that any Brexit deals should apply across the industry.

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European Central Bank keeps rates at record low as markets seek stimulus clues

Instead, he was asked about the mechanics of the ECB's bond-purchase program and progress on work to ensure it can be executed smoothly. Dudley, a permanent voter on policy and a close ally of Fed Chair Janet Yellen, said that the USA central bank will likely raise interest rates later this year if the US economy remains on track.

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Logan Kitzhaber, son of former governor, arrested in Portland

John Kitzhaber bailed his son out of Multnomah County Jail late Wednesday afternoon, October 26, 2016. He told a paramedic at the time that he had drank a beer before getting in his vehicle to drive to Lincoln City. Court records show Kitzhaber also told authorities that he smoked marijuana the night before the crash. The district attorney didn't immediately return messages seeking comment Thursday.

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Close aide of SP leader arrested in espionage case

Pakistan has denied the espionage charges levelled against Akhtar as "false and unsubstantiated", and alleged that Indian police "manhandled" him. It emerged during questioning that police had actually nabbed a Pakistan High Commission official, who identified himself as Mehmood Akhtar.

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Dominika Cibulkova beats Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach final on debut — WTA Finals

Kerber , who claimed both the Australian Open and US Open titles this year, was too strong for defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska and eased to a 6-2 6-1 triumph over the Polish ace. From 4-4, Cibulkova saved two break points on her serve in the ninth game, and then captured the first match point at 30-40 when Kuznetsova's forehand clipped the net and sailed wide.

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Britain, US sending planes, troops to deter Russia in the east

Eight Russian ships, led by aircraft carrier Admiral Kudnetsov, passed through the Strait of Gibraltar on Wednesday after sailing through the English Channel this week. In early October the Polish General Roman Polko, former head of the GROM military unit, claimed a "Russian invasion" of the Baltics was inevitable "in the nearest future".

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Apple Inc. Tumbles After Earnings Results (AAPL)

Revenue: $46.9 billion (2016), $51.5 billion (2015); down 9%. As expected , Apple reported lower iPhone sales for the third straight quarter, with only 45.51 million iPhones sold in the fourth quarter of the company's recently ended 2016 fiscal year compared with 48 million units in the corresponding quarter last year.

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Anti-pipeline protesters rally at state Capitol

They faced a line of concrete barriers, military vehicles and police in riot gear. For months now, tensions over the multi-state, multi-billion dollar Dakota Access oil pipeline have been in place. The Highway Patrol had already shut down traffic to keep vehicles away from the protest area. The news that some of the dog handlers hired by Dakota Access to protect their pipeline were not properly licensed is extremely troubling, and the company needs to take responsibility and do more to ...

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Duterte threatens to end United States defense treaties

President Duterte, speaking in a country that is a staunch United States ally and hosts 50,000 American troops, said on Wednesday he wants his country to be free of foreign troops, possibly within two years. Manila has a decades-old defence treaty with Washington, as well as a separate 2014 agreement that allows USA troops to use its bases and conduct military exercises in the Philippines.

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Oil is falling on fears that OPEC's production cut deal is dead

Prices had been depressed earlier in the session by producers' verbal jockeying over planned output cuts by OPEC. The Energy Information Administration said short positions of West Texas Intermediate futures, the United States benchmark, had risen at a faster pace than Brent crude futures, the global benchmark, since the summer of 2015.

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Nintendo Switch specs and feature reveal set for 13 January

Despite Nintendo unveiling the Nintendo Switch last week there are still a bunch of unanswered questions like, How much is it going to cost? During Nintendo's most recent earnings call, president Tatsumi Kimishima confirmed that there is a live stream planned for the 13th of January 2017, which will "include the exact launch date as well as a look at the line-up of games now in development".

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BSF says it killed Pak Ranger, lost its jawan

While the Line of Control is guarded by the Indian and Pakistani armies and divides the two parts of Kashmir, each country also has a separate paramilitary border force guarding the lower-altitude frontier separating Indian-controlled Kashmir and the Pakistani province of Punjab.

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Attempting To Woo Latino Voters, Marco Rubio Gets Booed At Orlando Festival

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned her supporters on Tuesday against complacency as opinion polls show her holding a clear lead over Republican rival Donald Trump with two weeks left until the November 8 election.

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YouTube is rising star in Google's success

Porat said the shift of Google's search business to mobile platforms from desktop will continue to pressure gross margins. After hours, Alphabet shares rose $10.15 to $805.50. It has been about a year since the California internet titan revamped its corporate structure, making the Google internet operations a division of Alphabet and putting units such as autonomous cars and internet service balloons in an " other bets " category.

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Tesla's quarter three profit is indeed surprising

Tesla cites third quarter growth as being partially attributable to better store efficiency and the opening of new stores. Musk is the chairman of Solar City, the maker and installer of solar panels, a company founded by his cousins. Tesla's numbers were raised by $139 million in sales of California zero-emission vehicle credits. In the third quarter alone, income from ZEV credits amounted to $139 million - almost equal to what the company realized from selling those credits in all of 2014 ...


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