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European Central Bank stays pat allays fears of abrupt tapering of asset purchases

The dollar was up 0.1 percent at 104.085 yen JPY= adding to overnight gains of 0.5 percent.Sterling was flat at $1.2251 GBP=D4, taking in stride comments by European Council President Donald Tusk that British Prime Minister Theresa May had confirmed that Brexit talks would be triggered by end-March 2017.USA crude futures CLc1 were down 0.1 percent at $50.58 a barrel.

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Twitter Shuts Down Social Media App Vine

Will you miss Vine? The company claims that users will be able to "access and download" their old Vines , though it's unclear exactly what "access" entails. Twitter's four year experiment with six second videos is coming to an end. The video service was pretty popular at its inception and even managed to create several Vine stars, who were kind of like YouTube celebrities, except that it was based on their Vine uploads.

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Samsung Drops Hint Of A Possible Galaxy Note 8 in Mid 2017

Samsung is offering Note 7 owners in South Korea an opportunity to upgrade their smartphone for half the price of the Note 8 when the handset becomes available next year. Samsung is issuing a software update to all its Galaxy Note 7s across Europe, limiting the maximum battery charge to 60 per cent, in an attempt to quell its explosive safety issues.

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UK Okays $22 Bil Runway for Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic founder Sir Richard Branson said on Titter "Very pleased the government has made the right decision to support a new runway at Heathrow ". The leeway on cabinet collective responsibility will enable Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Education Secretary Justine Greening to publicly protest if Heathrow gets the green light.

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UK's May says all options must be considered to end Aleppo attacks

It may not have been the "nest of doves" suggested by European Council President Donald Tusk had promised earlier, but it did not, as he put it, see her entering a lions' den. The starkness of her language on Thursday will encourage the view that her government wants a clean break, even from the single market, and that approach is already raising the hackles of some other European leaders, as they stake out their positions ahead of formal negotiations.

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Billionaire Miami Republican backs Murphy over Rubio - and gives him $100K

Patrick Murphy (D) past Rubio. "I mean Rubio has refused to denounce Trump and at this point he really should", said Coker. With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, the two major party candidates for one of Florida's U.S. The two mixed it up on other issues as well. Rubio opposes both. He said raising the minimum wage could cost 500,000 to 600,000 jobs and USA negotiations with Cuba have been too one-sided.

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Oil back above $50 after another surprise U.S. crude draw

The global supply glut is now estimated at between 1 million and 1.5 million barrels per day. It's the lowest close since September 30. A preliminary report on Tuesday from the American Petroleum Institute, a trade group, had suggested a build of 4.8 million barrels for the October 21 week.

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U.S. elections: New poll shows tight race ahead of November 8

The New York Times/Sienna College poll indicates Trump leads Clinton in Florida 46 percent to 42 percent while the NBC/Marist pollhas Clinton leading 45 percent to 44 percent and a Dixie Strategies poll gave Trump a 4-point lead, 46 percent to 42 percent.

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Hamilton wins Mexican Grand Prix in chase to catch Rosberg

Mark Gero has written formula one racing since 2002 on the Internet for such sites as Motorsport.com, Racing Information Service News and for a brief time at the Munich Eye newspaper in Munich, Germany. He quickly stormed out and Vettel was rushed in for the post-race champagne celebration. "I put it together in the end though". "It was clear he should have moved".

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Tesla shocks Wall St. with huge earnings surprise

This compared with a loss of $230m a year earlier. Revenue rose to $2.3 billion from $936.8 million in the third quarter of 2015 . Cash flow should improve as Tesla continues to ramp production and deliveries. Tesla said it expects to remain profitable in the final quarter of the year. Revenue more than doubled to $2.3 billion. Looking toward the future, Tesla says the Model 3 and Gigafactory construction are still both 'on plan, ' with the vehicle deliveries being slated for the ...

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Qualcomm to Wednesday NXP Semiconductor in blockbuster £38 billion deal

The purchase of NXP , the largest in the chip industry's history, is Qualcomm's response to slowing growth in demand for smartphones, which provide the bulk of the company's revenue. US-based Qualcomm will also benefit from NXP's status as the world's biggest supplier of electronics to the automotive industry, an accolade won by the Eindhoven-based NXP after buying Freescale Semiconductor in December previous year.

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Bangladesh v England: Ben Stokes inspires 22-run win

Debutant Sabbir Rahman remained unbeaten on 64 for Bangladesh while off-spinner Gareth Batty picked up three wickets for the touring side. Stokes, who was incredible with the ball in the first innings taking four wickets, came into the final day without a single wicket in the second innings.

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All New Tesla Cars To Come With Self-Driving Hardware

Tesla says the hardware that will be fitted to cars will give them a "level of safety substantially greater than that of a human driver". The system requires eight surround cameras that provide a 360-degree view within a 250-metre range.

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Tesla Posts Huge Q3 Profit, Investors Rejoice: Stock Spikes 6%

Up to Wednesday's close of $202.24, Tesla's shares had fallen 15.7 percent this year. That said, we expect positive commentary on the call about the gigafactory construction and ramp, as well as Tesla's production ramp. The latest results reconfirmed that the development of the Gigafactory in Nevada and the Model 3 auto are on track for vehicle production to start in the second half of 2017, with cell production to start later this year.

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Air strike kills 17 civilians in Yemeni city of Taiz : local officials

It was unclear how Hadi's Arab backers would react to his refusal, especially after a key coalition member, the United Arab Emirates, hailed the proposal on Thursday as a "political solution for the Yemeni crisis". The official said that "peace in Yemen won't happen without ending the coup by the Shiite Houthi group which overran the capital Sanaa and other provinces in 2014".

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Saints defense holds on to upset Seahawks

Jermaine Kearse was unable to get his feet down in the back of the end zone on pass from Russell Wilson as time expired and the New Orleans Saints held on to beat the Seattle Seahawks 25-20 Sunday. Seattle defensive end Cliff Avril punched the ball out from behind and it popped straight into the arms of safety Earl Thomas , who sprinted into the open field for a his 34-yard touchdown.

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Tatas-Mistry rift set to widen over group companies

Tata Steel sought to allay investor concerns after the sudden ouster of former Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry, saying it continues to pursue the consolidation plan for European business and talks with Germany's Thyssenkrupp for a potential joint venture remain on track.

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Vine App to Be Discontinued, Twitter Says

While there's been no specific plans for Vine to go out on its own, one company has stepped forward and offered to save the video app. Price also assures that the fans of Vine will be able to watch "porn in six seconds" because that is "more than enough" (God knows for what).

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Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by just 2 points

Surprisingly or not, most voters, and not just those who are supporting him, share the same opinion, according to a poll conducted by Associated Press and GfK, cited by The Washington Post . White House officials confirmed that Obama will be traveling almost every day until Election Day in support of Clinton's candidacy. On top of that 81 percent, of Republicans are now likely to vote.

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Blair Says U.K. Should Keep Brexit Options Open During EU Talks

Tony Blair has received a predictably dismissive government response to his call for remain voters to organise their opposition to Brexit, with No 10 saying there would be no second referendum. It says it will not provide a " running commentary " on its stance before negotiations for leaving the European Union begin but has pledged to make Brexit work for the whole country.

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Theresa May says Brexit will demand 'give and take' with EU

Facing EU leaders for the first time since she came to power on the back of the June U.K. vote to leave the bloc, May said she wants a smooth and cooperative relationship with her partners as the country heads out the exit door, probably in 2019.

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Ronaldo hat-trick as Real hold off Barca, Atletico

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo might have been "angry" with his recent form before his hat-trick in Saturday's 4-1 win at Alaves , says team-mate Marcelo. Ronaldo spurned a glorious chance for a third 11 minutes from time, seeing his second penalty of the day palmed away by Pacheco after he had been hauled down by Daniel Torres.

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All New Tesla Cars Will Come With Self Driving Hardware Built In

Musk also plans to showcase a Tesla vehicle making a cross-country trip, from Los Angeles to NY, in fully autonomous mode, by the end of 2017, the Wall Street Journal reported. There's no word on exactly when the new system will go live, but we're intrigued to see how Tesla navigates the various regulations and laws that could cause problems in the coming years.

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Manchester United vs Burnley

Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan has had a rough time of it lately, finding game time hard to come by. Despite dropping points, Manchester United assistant boss Faria feels it was a fantastic performance from the Red Devils and lauded their fighting spirit until the final whistle.

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Appeal court dismisses Saraki's appeal against tribunal

The court also said charges can be instituted against appellate before inviting him. "The charge against the appellant is according to due process and whether it is in the interest of the public, the appellant's submission is held with sentiments", he held.

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U.K. Court Rules Uber Drivers Entitled to Workers' Rights

As discussions of driver classification arose over the past couple of years, Uber has always said that it classifies drivers as contractors because that's what drivers want. The ruling, which was brought by two Uber drivers (one current, one former), could also impact other gig economy startups operating in the United Kingdom, although the tribunal only considered the specific terms Uber applies.

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SAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from all flights

FAA-2016-9288. USA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone from flights Play! A Japan Airlines spokesman said travelers had been informed about the move, adding that passengers who did not stick to the ban would see their smartphones confiscated.

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Inherited Unprofitable Businesses, Faced Constant Interference: Cyrus Mistry Fires Back In Letter

However, the TV channel has said that it has not independently verified the authenticity of Mistry's letter. The caveats have reportedly been filed in the Supreme Court, the Bombay High Court and the National Company Law Tribunal. He also disclosed that Tata's nano project was a burden on company and only emotional reasons have kept it from closing the project. "We will evaluate and continue to undertake those (steps) that are required to.

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Belgium breaks deadlock on landmark EU-Canada trade pact

The move comes after Belgium's recalcitrant Francophone leaders insisted they would need more time to study and approve the latest compromise texts following talks with the Belgian national government, which desperately wants to sign the trans-Atlantic deal.

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European Central Bank leaves stimulus measures unchanged

Expectations on additional actions shift to the next monetary policy meeting in December. Investors are concerned that a thriving dollar will pressure earnings across United States businesses which have exposure across the world and the dollars advance indicates views from investors that the Federal Reserve will raise rates in December when at the same time its European peer may issue additional liquidity.

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AT&T Promises Innovation in Advertising With Time Warner Deal

AT&T is watching its core business of mobile cell-phone service become increasingly competitive, with profits harder to come by. At the same time , they're eager for ways to cut the cable bill. "The key thing is net neutrality, which has not been AT&T's favorite topic", he said. That said, it's precisely this part of the deal that has net-neutrality activists - who want to keep an internet where every site and every service gets no preferential treatment by carriers - so anxious.

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Checklist Stock of the Day - TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD)

They set an "equal weight" rating and a $34.00 price objective for the company. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 4th. The stock volatility for week was 2.82% while for month was 2.08%.The stock, as of last close, traded 38.57% to its 52 week low and was changed -8.47% from its 52 week high.

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Tesla Motors Inc: TSLA Stock Gets Over The Speed Bump

A sizeable part of its Q3 profit came from selling zero-emission vehicle credits to the tune of $138.5 million (126.8 million euros) to other automakers. Elon Musk also clarified that third quarter results have not been achieved at the expense of the fourth quarter. Last year, Tesla produced only 50,000.

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Cass County details voting information for November 8

As you can see on the chart, there are a few battleground states-notably Pennsylvania and Florida-where people who are not election officials can challenge a voter's eligibility, causing the challenged voter to have to vote provisionally.

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Tobacco giant BAT targets United States with US$47b Reynolds bid

The $56.50 per share offer represents a almost 20% premium over RAI's Thursday closing price of $47.17. London-listed BAT, which already holds 42.2 percent in Reynolds, said the transaction would give it a leading position in the United States tobacco market and a significant presence inhigh growth emerging markets, together with the most attractive developed markets.


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