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BA will add extra seats in economy cabins

The plan could increase the number of seats on its London Gatwick-based Boeing 777 aircraft by nearly a fifth, from 280 to 332. This will increase the passenger capacity by 52 seats for each of the aircraft. Among the other airlines with a 10-abreast configuration are Air New Zealand, Emirates and Air France. "As part of the update, we will also be fitting new entertainment systems with bigger screens and British Airways continues to offer customers a generous hand baggage allowance and ...

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Volkswagen US buyback program for the 2.0-liter TDI approved

Volkswagen had earlier testified in front of a federal judge about buying back nearly 500,000 vehicles of 2.0-liters diesel vehicles that have been categorized based on the amends that violate the United States emission rules. " Volkswagen is committed to ensuring that the program is now carried out as seamlessly as possible for our affected customers" devoting "significant resources and personnel in making their experience a positive one".

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Sudden Removal Shocks Cyrus Mistry; Seeks Appointment With PM Modi

In a bid to prevent Mistry from getting any ex-parte relief from any legal forum, Tata Sons and Tata Trust, among others, filed the caveats that they should be heard before grant of any relief to the ousted chairman. Reports in the Indian media mostly centre on the belief that the group's board had become unhappy with Mistry's initiative of downsizing the conglomerate by aggressively disposing of unprofitable businesses.

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Deutsche Bank

Investment analysts at Deutsche Bank AG began coverage on shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc . Analyst's ratings play a vital role in defining a stock's performance for the day. Meeder Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Alexion Pharmaceuticals during the first quarter valued at approximately $114,000. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.16 earnings per share.

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Russian Federation ready to limit output, says OPEC chief

QP, whose break-even prices on most of its projects are considerably lower than in most other hydrocarbon producing countries, is expected to show "robust" financial profile as its depth and quality of cash flows enable financial flexibility even in the case of low sustained oil price levels, Moody's, a global credit rating agency, had said early this year.

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FY2016 EPS Estimates for Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) Reduced by Analyst

Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. 20 analysts projected Price Targets for Gilead Sciences Inc. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a buy rating and set a $115.00 price target (down from $120.00) on shares of Gilead Sciences in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th.

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U.S Elections: Dollar, peso jump over Clinton FBI boost

Britain's FTSE advanced 1.3 percent to 6,777.00 while France's CAC 40 jumped 1.5 percent to 4,441.31 and Germany's DAX rose 1.4 percent to 10,398.36. Futures showed Wall Street was due for a sharp gain. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent as Australian shares gained 0.7 percent. The latest election news also allowed investors to shift some of their focus back to USA economic fundamentals, and the likelihood of an interest rate hike next month after a ...

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Clinton plans 'Late Night' rally in NC as Election Day begins

Since late October, when Comey dropped the bombshell that a review of Clinton's State Department email practices would be revisited after new messages were uncovered, he said the Federal Bureau of Investigation had worked nonstop. "The big question is if Donald Trump can mobilize his voters and get them to the polls, if he can't then he will lose", stated the Director of Remington Research Group Titus Bond.

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LendingClub Soars on $1.3 Billion Loan-Purchasing Agreement

The insider owns 2,055,438 shares as of 0.53%, now worth $10544396.94. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.99B along with 391.15M outstanding shares. FT reports, The 16 analysts offering 12 month price targets for LendingClub Corp have a median target of 6.00, with a high estimate of 23.30 and a low estimate of 3.00.

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Red Cross helps install hundreds of smoke detectors in Goleta

For best protection, smoke alarms should be installed inside and outside sleeping rooms. If the alarm chirps, replace only the battery. More than one-third or 37 percent of home fire deaths result from fires in which no smoke alarms are present.

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Chris Christie Allies Charged Over Bridgegate Days Ahead of the Presidential Election

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said Friday that he only charged people where they had "evidence beyond a reasonable doubt" to convict. An email from Kelly to former Port Authority official Wildstein was a key piece of evidence suggesting that the closure was, in fact, political.

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Delhi government urges Centre for study on pollution

Unprecedented pollution in Delhi-NCR has led to schools shutting down for a few days and the queue to buy air masks getting longer by the hour. A thick, acrid smog has settled over the India's capital over the past week, a combination of smoke from burning crops in surrounding agricultural states, fireworks on the Hindu festival of Diwali, dust and vehicle emissions.

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Comey tells Congress FBI has not changed conclusion

Nine days after announcing that a new trove of emails had been found, Comey sent a brief letter to Congress that, in effect, ended the renewed controversy. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton . Weiner, of course, is the sexual sleaze with a propensity for sending pictures focusing on a man's underwear to women and now, say the authorities, a 15-year-old girl.

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Philly's weeklong transit strike over with tentative deal

Signs hang on a telephone pole as transit workers picket on November 1 in Philadelphia. "We believe this agreement is fair to our employees, and to the fare-paying customers and taxpayers who fund SEPTA", SEPTA board chairman Pasquale Deon said in a statement .

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Trump Supporter's 'Mazel Tov Cocktail' Delights Twitter

He's off prompter and you see what happens when he's off prompter and this is the most unbelievable thing here is, he's not really bothered that Hillary Clinton says he uses lewd language. The phrase is, obviously, Molotov cocktails, a combustible mixture of rags, gasoline and glass bottle common in street protests, as host Don Lemon pointed out a few moments later.

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Lyft, ZipCar, Uber Offer Metro Detroiters Election Day Ride Deals

Uber: The ride-hailing service has teamed up with Google to create an in-app feature that aims to assist voters in locating their poling place and then getting there. Zipcar: If you're determined to drive yourself to the polls, but don't have a auto, Zipcar is offering members an alternative: a free rental. Zipcar asks members to be considerate and only request a gratis vehicle for the goal of participating in Election Day.

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Carney agrees to stay for Brexit negotiations

The Bank of England cut rates this summer for the first time in seven years, an attempt to keep Brexit from sending Britain into recession. Prime Minister Theresa May has said that Mark Carney is still the best choice of governor at the Bank of England and she supports his role until 2021.

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Justice Department staffers observing polls in Michigan, US

The U.S. Justice Department says it will have more than 500 monitors and observers out tomorrow watching polling sites in 28 states. "The bedrock of our democracy is the right to vote, and the Department of Justice works tirelessly to uphold that right not only on Election Day, but every day", said Attorney General Loretta Lynch in a statement.

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MGM Earnings Beat For Third Straight Quarter

The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 8 cents per share. Analysts were expecting the company to report revenue of $2.38 billion for the quarter. MGM Resorts International has a 12 month low of $16.18 and a 12 month high of $28.30. Finally, Standard Life Investments LTD acquired a new position in MGM Growth Properties during the second quarter valued at $283,000.

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Hillary Clinton owns narrow leads in 2 new national polls

Trump will appear Sunday in Minnesota, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Iowa . Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta told NBC's " Meet the Press " that the campaign believes if Clinton wins Nevada and MI, she 'is going to be the next president of the United States'.

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Deal ends Philadelphia transit strike in 7th day

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer , officials with the union and the transit agency said they had reached a deal on the five-year contract. Subway, bus and trolley service will be phased in gradually today, with full service restored by tomorrow.

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Comey: All newly found Clinton emails have been reviewed

After reviewing a massive batch of Hillary Clintons emails, FBI Director James Comey informed members of Congress that the agency has found no evidence of criminality and has no reason to change its previous position regarding charges. Comey sent lawmakers a letter the next day, informing them of further "investigative steps" in the matter. She is one of Clinton's most trusted aides, and she was among only a handful of people who had an email address from Clinton's private server.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton in latest email review, two days before election

By late Sunday, neither Clinton nor Trump supporters would definitively say their candidate still had confidence in Comey. "We are glad to see that he has found - and we were confident that he would - that he has confirmed the conclusion he reached in July; and we're glad that this matter is resolved", she told reporters.

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Delhi shuts schools, steps up battle against smog

The meeting is likely to take place at 12.30 p.m and will be attended by all the cabinet ministers and the senior officials of health and the environment department. Delhi's dismal air quality has been attributed to low wind speed and high humidity which has blocked dispersal of pollutants. To deal with dust pollution, government has also plans? to install mist fountain at five important traffic intersections including Mukarba Chowk and Anand Vihar, the most polluted area of the city.

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Oracle seals $9.3 bn NetSuite acquisition

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of ORCL . Emerald Acquisition Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Oracle Corp. during the second quarter worth $540,085,000. That gave independent NetSuite shareholders, such as T. Rowe, significant clout in approving the deal. The company stock was initiated at Buy, wrote analysts at Rosenblatt, in a research note issued to clients on Monday August 08, 2016.

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Labour: Show us Brexit plan before Article 50 trigger

Pressed to clarify whether this meant Labour could still, in some circumstances, block a vote to trigger article 50, he replied: "No". "It hasn't, it will go through". Labour's Keir Starmer claimed the government approach was unravelling in an "ugly way", as he reacted to Brexit Secretary David Davis's statement on Article 50.

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Agency moving towards 'likely indictment' of Hillary — FBI sources

Secondly, the laptops of top Clinton aides Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson have not been destroyed and are being actively searched for information. Armed with a warrant, the FBI is now examining new emails linked to its previous investigation of Clinton's server discovered on the laptop of former New York Rep.

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Jail time possible for woman selling food online

Ruelas [sic] says she was just participating in a group called " 209 Food Spot " which organized potlucks, recipe-sharing and occasional small sales among the members. She says it also undercuts business owners who get permits to make their food. San Joaquin County says food being sold without being subject to health department inspection is risky for consumers - but besides seeming like an incredible waste of government resources, surely citizens can assess the risk of purchasing raw ...

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Clinton's email case a 'total mess'

Real Clear Politics, which averages the results of most major polls, shows that Clinton's lead has declined from 4.6 points on Friday to 2.5 points on Monday. "I want to pay particular attention to Americans who feel left out and left behind by the economy, or the situation in their communities", the former First Lady, senator and United States Secretary of State said October 23rd at St.

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Bank of England's Carney to go in 2019

The battered pound has recovered nearly 1 percent this week, boosted by news that Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will extend his tenure to 2019. The governor of the Bank of England said he will step down in June 2019. U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates low because of political pressure from the White House.

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Open enrollment for ObamaCare now through January 31, 2017

Trump says he wants to repeal and replace the health care law that is responsible for insuring about 20 million people, while Clinton has vowed to retain it and even expand its reach. Many of those people report all of their business earnings as personal income as a sub-chapter S corporation. Finally, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield plans to discontinue its PPO plans in 2017, so over 62,000 of its customers will have to change plans in 2017.

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Hong Kong Leader Says Will Implement China Ban On Lawmakers

But Hong Kong's special administrator, who was handpicked by the mainland China government, stepped in to bar the elected pro-independence lawmakers from retaking the oath, and, consequently, taking office in the Legco. Last month, the two newly-elected lawmakers refused to pledge their allegiance to China and said, " Hong Kong is not China". Organizers said a peaceful march in the afternoon attracted 13,000 people, putting it among the largest in the city since the Occupy movement ...

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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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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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