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PM Modi roots for local technology at Tech Summit

The Prime Minister, who was speaking on way to her first trade meeting in Delhi since the Brexit vote, said Britain was able to attract the "brightest and best" from outside the EU. She added that when it came to visa applications from India: "Nine out of 10 are already accepted". Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn has demanded that the Brexit ensure guarantees for access to the single market for exporters, continued protection of workers΄ rights, safeguards for consumers and the environment and ...

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Nissan's quarterly profit falls on weak Japan sales, yen

Nissan on Monday blamed a stubbornly strong yen and weak sales at home for shrinking its bottom line, despite selling more cars in the United States and top vehicle market China. Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's chairman and chief executive, said... Sprint's revival and steady earnings at home have freed founder Masayoshi Son to focus on his longer-term vision for a company that's made tens of billions investing in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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China passes interpretation of Hong Kong's Basic Law, after protests

The ruling sparked the pro-democracy Occupy protests that shut down some city shopping streets for 79 days. The legislative panel in Beijing said the words and actions of the two Hong Kong lawmakers - Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching - "posed a grave threat to national sovereignty and security", Xinhua reported.

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Brit teacher brutally murdered in Myanmar after night out drinking

The worldwide school did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The 25-year-old Briton is being sought byBurmese police and remaines at large. He [Binotti] is now missing and there is an investigation. One woman who lives downstairs from Mr Binotti's apartment said she "heard their cries, saying "Go, go".

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Russian Federation ready to limit oil output

International Brent crude oil futures were trading at US$46.20 (RM194.51) per barrel at 5:43am, up 62 cents, or 1.36 per cent, from their previous close. "Russian Federation is still sitting on the sidelines, and none of the non-OPEC members consulted thus far has expressed any intention of a cut", said Barclays .

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Philadelphia transit strike is over; tentative deal reached

The city of Philadelphia filed a motion in state court seeking an injunction to temporarily halt the city's transit strike for Election Day so residents can get to the polls to vote. "While there is still time for SEPTA and TWU to resolve the strike before Election Day, the Law Department must act now to ensure that as many Philadelphia residents as possible can vote without disruption".

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Property Price Growth Slows

Over the past three decades, United Kingdom households have cut spending every time house prices have fallen. House price inflation has almost halved since hitting a peak of 10% in March this year, the Halifax said . Home sales have broadly stabilised in recent months having largely plateaued following the increase in stamp duty on second home and buy-to-let purchases earlier this year.

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Boxing Champ Manny Pacquiao Took Back The World Boxing Welterweight Title!

The sooner the boxing public gets that through their minds the better it'll be for them, because Pacquiao has clearly lost a step or two and isn't the same fighter he was a year ago when Mayweather beat him. This post was syndicated from 360Nobs.com. Vargas' right eye began to close, and in the 11th round Pacquiao added a right hand that made Vargas stumble and reach out to touch the canvas.

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BoE's Carney says won't rethink decision to leave in 2019

There was also unanimous support to stick with August's plans to buy a total 435 billion pounds of government debt and 10 billion pounds of corporate bonds. However, he cautioned that it was still "early days in Brexit adjustment process". Not surprisingly, inflation is now projected to rise above the 2% target next year, but the MPC has signalled clearly that there are limits to which this can be tolerated.

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Garth Brooks finds big CMA win, performs with wife Trisha Yearwood

Brad Paisley, Roy Clark, Alabama, Charlie Daniels, Reba, Ricky Skaggs, Alan Jackson and Dwight Yoakam also helped start the show Wednesday night with 12 different performances, singing songs like "Mama Tried" and "Forever And Ever, Amen". The CMAs may have been celebrating their golden anniversary but the awards took place in the national shadow of an even more special event — Game 7 of the World Series, pitting the Cleveland Indians, who last won the Fall Classic in 1948, and the Chicago ...

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Melania Trump paid for modeling in US before it was legal

Separately, Melania's attorney confirmed with the news outlet that she'd first come to America with a B1/B2 visitor visa on August 27 before applying for and receiving the appropriate work visa. With only five days left until the election, Ms Trump had taken a more visible role in advocating for her husband on the campaign trail. "So, of course, I came here", she recalled.

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FBI Says New Clinton Emails Won't Lead to Criminal Charges

Since Comey dropped the bombshell that a review of Clinton's state department email practices would be revisited after new messages were uncovered, "the FBI investigative team has been working around the clock", Comey said in a widely circulated letter to lawmakers.

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China's Xi Jinping gets new status, hailed as 'core' leader

Deng said himself, Mao Zedong and Jiang Zemin were core leaders, meaning they had nearly absolute authority and should not be questioned. He would "no longer bother about, no longer meddle in" the party's decision-making once the new leadership is selected, he said during the meeting.

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Colombia hailed as trade partner for United Kingdom as it prepares for Brexit

Speaking from the British parliament during a state visit to the United Kingdom exactly one month after the October 2 plebiscite that voted down the historic peace accords by less than half a percentage point, Santos said that Congress will implement the deal, implying that it would skip over the step of a popular vote.

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Ryanair says first-half profits hit by Brexit

The low-priced carrier said half-year profits after tax reached €1.168 billion (£1.042 billion) to the end of September, up from €1.088 billion (£971 million) over the same period past year. Ryanair cut its United Kingdom growth forecast to 5% from 12% this year. European airlines have been battling a myriad of headwinds beyond the fall of the British currency.

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Clinton, Trump in dead heat, scramble to swing states

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads her Republican rival Donald Trump by four percentage points, a latest national opinion poll said today, two days ahead of the crucial U.S. Polls show that unlikely to change this year, but Trump was including them in a single day of campaigning covering five states. Currently, Real Clear Politics has Clinton up by an average of 1.8 points in the national head-to-head polls.

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Pope: Bankrupt morals to save banks but not suffering people

Martin Luther King Jr". Pope Francis, who has visited prisons in several countries, including the United States, and has spoken with detainees, prison staff and chaplains, then made a threefold appeal to states worldwide. and Mexico, he continuously slammed the idea. Vatican officials said later that the pope was not speaking about specific candidates. A newly named cardinal, Archbishop of Indianapolis Joseph Tobin, made headlines previous year when he openly defied Republican Indiana Gov.

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With record-breaking early vote behind them, election offices eyeing Election Day

That far surpasses 2012 totals, when 4.8 million Floridians cast ballots before Election Day , the Miami Herald reported . Many young voters lack enthusiasm for either of the major party nominees, with polls showing them less likely to vote than some other groups and also more likely to back a third party candidates.

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Judge approves Volkswagen's $15B emissions settlement

Volkswagen will buy back eligible vehicles at the pre-scandal retail value , according to the Federal Trade Commission. "The settlement does that", he wrote. Reuters added that his lawyer revealed his client will cooperate with federal authorities. Volkswagen past year confirmed that it outfitted cars with devices which tricked whenever an emission test was taken and showed that the emissions were under control.

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Obama Takes Swipe At Comey: 'We Don't Operate On Innuendo'

Though it's unclear whether the emails in question are actually of legal importance, Comey's announcement had an immediate political impact and drew criticism for its potential to unfairly influence the presidential election. At that point, the leaders did not believe they had enough information to make a decision about what to do next, officials said. An FBI spokesman declined to comment.

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Nikkei lifted by risk appetite, weaker yen after Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton

The news lifted a cloud over Clinton's presidential campaign two days before the US election, and boosted S&P 500 Index futures by 1.2 percent, a gain that is likely to snap a nine-day losing streak in the USA stock index - its longest in over 35 years.

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Donald Trump no working class hero, says Barack Obama

It's Obama's second visit to Florida in a week, after campaigning in Orlando on Sunday. He told a packed rally in Miami that Mr Trump is the wrong man for the top job. Trump has tense relations with leaders of the Republican Party, many of whom have withdrawn their endorsement of him after a recording surfaced in which he boasted in explicit terms that as a celebrity he can get away with grabbing women by their genitals.

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HSBC says profit up as cost-cutting advances

HONG KONG HSBC (HSBA.L) reported a sharper-than-expected 86 percent fall in pretax profit for the third quarter as the British lender booked a $1.7 billion loss on the sale of its Brazilian unit and it was also hit by adverse foreign currency movements.

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Poll has Clinton ahead of Trump by 4 points

During remarks at a black church Sunday morning, Clinton urged voters to choose "unity over division" as she sought to close a caustic presidential campaign on an uplifting note. Here in the Philippines, our own officials led by President Duterte are more concerned with how the new USA administration, whether Clinton or Trump, will respond to his anti-US rhetoric and his moves for a foreign policy that is less dependent on the US.

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The UK economy has grown by 0.5% since Brexit

The Office for Budget Responsibility predicted earlier this year that if the United Kingdom voted to leave, the third quarter could see growth as low as 0.1 per cent. The ONS said on Thursday that the country's dominant services sector provided all the growth for the economy in the third quarter, growing by 0.8 percent from the April-June period.

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Hassan, Ayotte paint each other as weak on cyber security

There are only a few days until the war between Kelly Ayotte and Maggie Hassan will be over. After the lewd recording of Trump boasting about his sexually aggressive behavior surfaced, Ayotte rescinded her vote."You want to talk about cyber security?" she said .

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Walkers and Birds Eye set to raise prices as pound weakens

However, the firm denied it was using Brexit as an "excuse" to hike prices. A Walkers spokesman told the Mirror : "Whilst our potatoes are British, we import a number of different ingredients and materials to produce a finished packet of Walkers crisps".

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Mexican peso jumps after Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton over emails ahead of election

But she did not respond when asked, during a visit to India, whether she stood by her remark. And she ended with an evening rally in Manchester, New Hampshire. In July, Comey said he didn't recommend a prosecution of Clinton or top aides despite what he said was "extremely careless" handling of sensitive information.

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USA presidential election 2016: twists and turns aplenty

It's also not clear how long the additional email review will take or whether the process will be done by Election Day. The FBI was looking into Weiner's alleged activities when it reportedly found devices that included the new batch of emails.

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Gas prices up 5 cents after deadly explosion

Flames and thick black smoke continued to soar on Tuesday, and firefighters built an earthen berm to contain the burning fuel. The disruption was just a few miles from the spot where the pipeline sprung a leak in September that spilled 252,000 to 336,000 gallons of gasoline.

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Jarryd Hayne Involved In Awkward Porn Gaffe During School Cyber Safety Talk

Jarryd Hayne has been caught in an awkward incident at a Gold Coast high school where a cyber security expert was showing the athlete's browser history to a room of students, before a pornographic website popped up on screen for all to see.

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US Fed leaves rates unchanged, setting stage for rate hike in December

But analysts were divided over how to interpret the hints given by the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed's monetary policy arm. Raising rates just before an election, which could invite needless political controversy, is rare for the Fed, which has done so only once since the 1980s.

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Elections office provides top five reminders to voters before Election Day

So far, 2,268,663 Democrats have cast their ballots and 2,261,383 Republicans have already voted. In Washington County, 30,613 people cast early and absentee ballots, a record for the county. "Got in right before the polls closed", she said. Other states have experienced about 10 to 20 percent turnout during early voting , and MA will be at the high end of that.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation director says Clinton should not face charges after new email review

So we are today exactly where we were following Comey's original report in July, which found that Mrs. Clinton and her staff were " extremely careless " in their handling of classified information. "We went through this as fast as we could ", a senior law enforcement official told CNN . But the news could help Clinton put to rest a controversy that has dogged her in the 2016 race's closing days, helping Trump narrow a polling gap nationally and in key battleground states.

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Voter intimidation arguments being heard in federal court

Democrats in Nevada are citing memories of post-Civil War voter intimidation by the Ku Klux Klan in a bid to get a federal judge to order people supporting Donald Trump not to harass voters at polls next Tuesday. The accord doesn't bar presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign or state Republican parties from poll-watching measures. Republican spokeswoman Sarah Anderson said the lawsuit is "insulting and shameful".


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