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Ford workers vote in favour of new contract with automaker

But the deal maintains a 10-year wage progression for new hires that is unpopular with some Ford workers, especially in Oakville. "Bargaining is always tough, but reaching this contract was no small feat", said Chris Taylor, who chaired the union's Ford bargaining committee, in a release.

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China's forex reserves continue fall in October

China's foreign exchange reserves fell for the fourth consecutive month in October as a weak yuan added to capital outflow pressures. Forex reserves shrank by US$18.8 billion in September, US$15.89 billion in August and US$4.1 billion in July.

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About 800000 absentee ballots yet to be returned in Florida

Almost 48 percent of all registered voters in Florida have either voted early or voted by mail, according to new numbers reported Sunday to the state Division of Elections. Earlier in the day, the state reported nearly 348,000 Democratic vote-by-mail ballots and nearly 271,000 delivered to Republicans hadn't been returned.

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Clinton holds a 4-point national lead over Trump — Final NBC/WSJ poll

She also plans to appear in Manchester, Ohio, with Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen US Muslim soldier, who delivered an emotional attack on Mr Trump at the Democratic National Convention. The poll has a credibility interval of 3 percentage points. He's hoping to win enough blue-collar Democrats in Pennsylvania or MI to win at least one of those states.

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Transit workers strike in Philadelphia

Some 4,700 workers represented by the Transport Workers Union Local 234 went on strike after they were unable to reach a contract agreement with Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), a system that provides nearly 1 million rides a day.

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No charges against Hillary Clinton after new email review

The stock market, which is allergic to uncertainty close to Election Day, wilted after Comey's notification to Congress in late October. Internal campaign polling, the source said , found that some independents and Republican women fled Clinton after the original Comey announcement, robbing the Democratic nominee of a constituency that she'd hoped would turn her contest with Trump into a blowout.

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Trump, Clinton make final pitches in dueling op-eds

Mrs Clinton needs just two more to win. Jennifer Palmieri, Mrs Clinton's communications director, said: "We're glad this matter is resolved". But with just 1 percent of likely voters now in the undecided column, Trump faces a hard challenge overtaking Clinton by the time the voting ends tomorrow night.

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Dollar jumps as FBI decision gives Clinton eleventh hour boost

That gave Mrs. Clinton a solid boost in the latest polls and bolstered market sentiment. USA stocks fell modestly on Friday to post their longest slide since 1980 as oil prices tumbled and the latest jobs report showed the U.S. "Polls are indicating Clinton pulling away slightly, although her lead remains well below the levels pre-FBI investigation". One exception to Dollars strength was the Mexican Peso.

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Infants should sleep in same room as parents for first 6 months

There are important new guidelines for parents about how to put a baby to sleep. "We want to share this information in a way that doesn't scare parents but helps to explain the real risks posed by an unsafe sleep environment", added Dr.

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Passenger evacuation panic as Chicago plane catches fire at take-off

The pilots aborted takeoff and passengers exited the plane via a chute. The American Airlines jet is said to have been safely evacuated by passengers and crew onboard, with eight people suffering only minor injuries. One was found at a United Parcel Service warehouse almost 915 meters south of the accident site. The engine of an American Airlines jet caught fire just seconds after its crew chose to abort their take-off on Friday.

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Noticeable Analyst's ideas: Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU)

Prudential Financial Inc makes up approx 0.32% of Apg Asset Management N.v.'s portfolio.Hl Financial Services boosted its stake in PRU in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 4 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,098 shares of Prudential Financial Inc which is valued at $256,793.

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Here's how much less women in tech get paid compared with men

The wage gap is lowest within large companies with more than 1000 employees (8%), where in addition to greater wage equality; women are also likely to make more money. The career marketplace also highlighted that the wage gap nearly disappears when male and female candidates in the United Kingdom ask for the same salary with women who know their worth in the interview and job searching process able to command a salary on par with men.

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Ghost of Al Gore compels Clinton to stop by New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - With the cloud of an FBI investigation lifted, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump struck strikingly different tones as they moved into the final hours of a volatile, almost two-year-long presidential campaign. He said Democrats are about two months too late in sending their supporters. She started her Sunday with a visit to an African-American church in Philadelphia, where she spoke of her candidacy in nearly spiritual terms, as she tried to motivate black voters in the ...

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Modi seeks relaxation in visa norms for students headed to UK

May has said she plans to use the two-day visit to try to reduce barriers to trade with India and pave the way for a post-Brexit free-trade deal, but with the Indian government keen to secure more access to Britain for students and skilled workers, visa numbers are likely to be a sticking point in any talks.

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Latest Broker Summary Of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD)

The sales consensus among polled analysts prior to the last earnings announcement was $ 1,455.72M. The consensus target price is $9.80 with 0 firms rating the stock a strong buy, 0 firms rating the stock a buy, 0 firms rating the stock a hold, 0 firms rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 firms rating the stock a sell.

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City requests injunction to halt Philadelphia transit strike

A week-long work stoppage that idled Philadelphia's buses, trolleys and subways ended Monday with the announcement of a new five-year contract. "We are pleased this morning to announce a tentative agreement with TWU Local 234". "I also want to personally commend Deputy Mayor Rich Lazer, State Representative Dwight Evans, the Governor's staff and Congressman Brady for working directly with SEPTA's management and TWU during this hard negotiating period".

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Manufacturing Jobs Cut from US Workforce in October

The U.S. added 161,000 new jobs in October, with workers seeing strong growth in wages, according to the monthly jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. "This is good news for the average worker who's probably seeing a little more in their paychecks, spending a little more freely, or maybe even starting to save a little for retirement", said Scott Anderson, chief economist at Bank of the West in San Francisco.

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India, Britain ask Pakistan to act against terrorists

Speaking at the Tech Summit held at the national capital which aims to reinforce friendship between India and the UK, Prime Minister Modi said, "In the current global environment, our two countries face several economic challenges which directly affect trade and commerce".

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The FBI Won't Press Charges Over Clinton's New Emails

In a letter to congressional committee chairmen, Comey said investigators had worked "around the clock" to review the e-mails. The emails had been discovered during a separate investigation of former Congressman Anthony Weiner , the estranged husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin, sources close to the investigation told the American newspaper "The New York Times".

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Go-ahead for third Heathrow runway could be good news for Dundee

Johnson, a former London mayor who once vowed to lie down in front of the bulldozers to prevent a new Heathrow runway being built, said he anxious that a third would be followed by a fourth. The nearby village of Harmondsworth will be demolished, The Guardian reported. Potential delays have led many to encourage the government to consider additional airport expansions.

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Jet That Caught Fire At O'Hare Had Engine Failure

The first was a Boeing 767 of American Airlines , bound for Miami from Chicago O'Hare International Airport, which left 21 people injured, said officials. Videos of the scene have now emerged, which show passengers sliding down slides to the left of the plane before running in terror across the runway.

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Volkswagen: emissions scandal settlement agreed in the US

The history making scandal involved software activated into the models in question which purposely recognized when cars were being tested on a treadmill and turned on pollution controls. “Curbing emissions is vital to protecting our planet for future generations and the deceit Volkswagen practiced in pursuit of profit is unconscionable, ” California Attorney General Kamala Harris said.

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Blum holds lead in 1st District race, Loras Poll shows

Clinton enjoys the support of 92 percent of Democrats while Trump has the backing of 82 percent of Republicans. Support for the Libertarian and Green Party candidates, Gary Johnson and Jill Stein, remain almost unchanged since last week, from 4.7 to 4.8 (Johnson) and 1.6 to 1.8 (Stein).

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Don't Forget to Turn Your Clocks Back

Daylight saving time began in 1916 as an energy saving effort in Germany during World War One. It's daylight saving time and that means we gained an extra hour of sleep this weekend. Standard Time returns Sunday at 2 a.m., so before you go to bed Saturday night, you may want to set all of your time pieces back an hour. Your iPhone will then auto-update your time based on your time zone.

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Kansas City Chiefs out last Jacksonville

Good thing for the Kansas City Chiefs that everything was status quo on defense. The Chiefs play at Carolina next Sunday. The Chiefs (6-2) wound up playing without five starters on offense. It's better when you win and can improve". All 10 of the Chiefs points came off those turnovers thanks to short field. "Albert and Tyreek (Hill) were moving in and out of positions and I thought they did a great job of going in there and making plays", Foles said.

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United States election: Julian Assange says WikiLeaks didn't receive Clinton emails from Russian Federation

Assange also shared his personal thoughts about about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, saying "I actually feel quite sorry for Hillary Clinton as a person because I see someone who is eaten alive by her ambitions". During her tenure, the total arms exports from the USA doubled in dollar value. With the U.S. presidential campaign underway, Hillary Clinton has been lauded as the favorite to win by mainstream media, esteemed for her seemingly liberal and tolerant stance that ...

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Windstream to buy EarthLink for about $673 million

The $1.1 billion (€993.82 million) all-stock deal will see Windstream, which serves 1.06 million residential broadband customers, 138,500 small businesses, and 26,600 enterprises, take a 51% stake in the combined entity, while the remaining 49% will be held by smaller rival Earthlink.

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Dry, Seasonable Weather Rounds Out The Weekend

Cooler morning lows will give way to temperatures a few degrees cooler in the afternoon with temperatures a few degrees warmer Sunday morning. "It may be warm for a good portion of Friday , but then it will decrease rapidly", Reynolds said.

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IS claims 2 deadly bombings north of Baghdad

With the Battle for Mosul in its fourth week, fighters across the border have launched an offensive in the Syrian half of the jihadist group's self-declared caliphate, targeting its base in the city of Raqqa, Reuters reports. The special forces launched a two-pronged assault deeper into Mosul's urban centre on Friday, unleashing the most intense street battles against IS militants since the offensive to retake the city began almost three weeks ago.

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Barack Obama campaigning full-time for Clinton, says Donald Trump

The poll was finished before yesterday's Federal Bureau of Investigation announcement that thousands of new emails found on disgraced former U.S. Rep. "If we come together with the common vision, common faith, we will find common ground". Clinton's campaign welcomed the Federal Bureau of Investigation announcement.

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China replaces finance minister amid debt, stimulus efforts

Mr. Lou, 65 years old, is. Lou has been one of the well-known faces in the Chinese economy and has been credited with tackling some of the hard reforms along with Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, who has been in office since December 2002.

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Clinton, Trump agree on this much: Election all about Obama

And while 80 percent of likely voters said they believe the votes will be "counted and treated" accurately, a significant slice of voters - 16 percent - don't believe election officials will count the votes accurately. Didn't just make it up but said the exact opposite of what had happened - with impunity. Hillary Clinton , meanwhile, extended her recent run of celebrity-studded events with an afternoon appearance in Cleveland with hometown basketball hero LeBron James.

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South Korea's Park says "hard to forgive myself" for political crisis

It may not save her presidency, but it buys her some precious time, opening at least a small amount of breathing room during a scandal that has sent her approval rating to 5 percent, making her the most unpopular leader since South Korea achieved democracy in the late 1980s.

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Global stocks lifted by news FBI not to charge Clinton

The FBI sent shockwaves through the presidential race on Sunday, saying a review of newly found emails gave it no reason to change its July finding that Clinton was not guilty of criminal wrongdoing in her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

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Court Approves German Automaker's $15 Billion Settlement, Buybacks To

The settlement covers 475,000 cars from model years 2009 to 2015 in the United States. A settlement has not yet been reached for a smaller number of vehicles with 3-liter engines. Today, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has finally approved this settlement agreement, meaning owners can finish filling their claim (a process that we've detailed here), and expect a check from VW soon thereafter.


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