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US Defense Secretary calls on Turkey not to target Syria rebels

The US says that such a movement has " largely occurred ", while fighters from the US-backed Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), which includes Syrian Kurdish militias, say they have withdrawn south following the Turkish offensive. Turkey has said it will carry out more strikes on a Syrian Kurdish militia if it fails to retreat beyond the Euphrates river. "The SDF have proven to be a reliable and capable force, and our support for the SDF in its fight against ISIL is ongoing and will continue to do ...

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EpiPen prices cause concern in Memphis

The skyrocketing price equals a 500 percent increase since Mylan purchased the rights to EpiPen in 2007. "I'm left disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned by Mylan's actions", the former Sex and the City star, 51, wrote in an Instagram post on Thursday, August 25.

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Gold Price Seesaws Today in Aftermath of Yellen Speech

And it's very different from her tone after the June Fed meeting, when she was still looking for assurances from the labor market that the economy's momentum hadn't fallen off. continue to drive demand for U.S. Treasury bonds as investors search for positive yields, despite abating concerns over the fallout from Brexit", Fleming said.

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Burnley's Tom Heaton named in Sam Allardyce's first England squad

Rooney finished last season playing as a central midfielder for United under Louis van Gaal, and played there for England during its European Championship campaign that ended with an embarrassing last-16 loss to Iceland. "I think that that journey is something that deserves to be in this squad and me to have a look at as a potential player going forward". "I say to everybody publicly that those who are disappointed to be left out, the door will always be open and we will always be watching".

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Dollar gives up gains as jobs data in focus

The French 10-year bonds yield jumped almost 6 basis points to 0.204 percent, Irish 10-year bonds yield rose 1-1/2 basis points to 0.451 percent, Italian sovereign bond inched 3-1/2 basis points higher to 1.155 percent, Portuguese equivalents ticked 5 basis points higher to 3.064 percent, Netherlands 10-year bonds yield bounced 4-1/2 basis points to 0.056 percent, Spanish 10-year bonds yield climbed 3 basis points to 0.954 percent by 11:00 GMT.

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Assets gain, European shares dip on Fed rate hike bets

Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on Friday, perceived as raising the likelihood of the Fed boosting short-term interest rates this year, spurred selling in Treasuries and provided an opening for overseas investors seeking USA government debt, analysts said.

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Donald Trump to give speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday

Recent polls indicate Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is ahead in some of the most competitive and pivotal states. But any significant shift could disappoint his core supporters. The very objective of surrogates is to speak for and back up their presidential nominee. Trump has focused lately on deporting people who are in the USA illegally and who have committed crimes.

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Oreo cookie maker Mondelez abandons bid for Hershey

Rosenfeld had been chairman and CEO of Mondelez predecessor Kraft since 2007, and kept those titles at Mondelez , the global side of the business, after Kraft split itself in two. Mondelez's shares rose 2.5 percent in after-hours trading, to $44.10. Its product line includes Oreo and Chips Ahoy cookies, Cadbury chocolate bars, Trident gum and Halls candy.

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Go 0-to-60 in 2.5 Seconds with Tesla's New Battery Upgrade

The cars which hold the number one and two spots-the LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder, respectively-were limited run, million dollar vehicles. The upgrade would extend the range of the Model S to 315 miles per charge - the first time any electric vehicle on the market has surpassed 300 miles of range.

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Lucrative Stocks in today's market:Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited, (NYSE:TEVA)

After Novartis' copy, Glatopa, launched last June, Teva's Copaxone franchise clung to market share because 78% of USA scripts went to the 40 mg product, the company said in its Q4 earnings release . The company recent traded volume was lower than its average volume of 3.15 million shares. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited annual Divided is 1.36 while it's Dividend Yield is 2.66%.

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Most Asian stocks slide on Fed officials' rate comments, dollar firms

She also noted that while inflation is still running below the Fed's target of 2%, it is being depressed mainly by temporary factors. In light of the economy's gains, the Fed chair said the case for an increase in the central bank's key policy rate "has strengthened in recent months".

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EpiPen to launch generic version for $300, after outrage

EpiPen-maker Mylan said today that it will introduce a generic version of its anaphylaxis-treating device for about half the price ... which still works out to $300 for two. That same number of EpiPens cost roughly $100 in 2008 , but Mylan has had a virtual monopoly on the market. Defending criticism on the rising prices, Bresch said in an interview with CNBC that this wasn't a Mylan issue or an EpiPen issue but rather a health care issue.

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U.S. trade deal talks have stalled, says German economy minister

Sigmar Gabriel , the German vice chancellor and economy minister clams that the negotiations have failed, even though no one else wants to admit it. Germany's economy minister has put further pressure on Britain to come to terms with its decision to leave the European Union, saying that it should not be allowed to "keep the nice things" from the bloc.

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European stocks open lower after Fed rate hike comments; oil slides

Suncor Energy lost 0.9 per cent. USA stock indexes opened slightly higher on Monday. On the Nasdaq, 1,327 issues rose and 903 fell. The advances put Wall Street on track to snap a three-day losing streak. While stocks may have reflected a strengthening economy, U.S. Treasury yields fell on Monday, suggesting that interest rates will remain near historical lows in September.

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Spanish conservatives sign deal with smaller party

Spain would be Europe's laughing stock if voters had to go back to the polls for a third time, added Rajoy, whose PP has led the government since 2011. The agreement Sunday between Rajoy's Popular Party and rival Ciudadanos still leaves the incumbent short of the 176 votes he will need for re-election Wednesday by the country's new parliament.

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Harbaugh Sounds Off on Kaepernick Protest

And it's not happening for all right now". " I'll continue to sit ", ABC 7 now quotes the quarterback as saying, apparently holding fast to his decision. "This is not something that I am going to run by anybody", he told NFL Media . Obviously, what he meant was in a good place. So I have experienced this.

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American's No. 2 executive departs for United Airlines

The president and No. 2 executive at American Airlines has left the company and taken the same job with rival United Airlines. "This move will allow me to sharpen my own focus as CEO on the core mission of driving United's overall strategy, business innovation and financial performance", United CEO Oscar Munoz said in a note to the airline's employees.

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Windies claim series after second match ends in no result

The rain though lasted less than half-an-hour, but the wet outfield could not be rectified for the resumption of the match due to the lack of super soppers in the ground. "This is one place where we can come back and play cricket - a triangular or four-nation series", Dhoni said at Sunday´s presentation in comments carried by the cricinfo website .

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Oil prices rebound after sharp decline

At 3:17pm BST, the Brent front month futures contract was up 1.25% or 62 cents at $50.29 per barrel, while the West Texas Intermediate was 1.54% or 73 cents higher at $48.08 per barrel, with both benchmarks extending overnight gains. "I'm not overly optimistic about an oil freeze being agreed", Allman-Ward said in a Bloomberg Television interview in Dubai on Sunday. With output near record levels from numerous top producers, and demand shaky, there seems little prospect of an end to the ...

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Tesla claims new Model S is world's quickest production auto

His other company, SpaceX , has purchased bonds in the past. Tesla shares rose about 20% over the month before the announcement that the company was unveiling storage systems or batteries for homes, companies and utilities and expanding beyond electric vehicles.

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Mylan to launch generic EpiPen at half the price of original

A pharmacist on July 8 holds a package of EpiPens epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Sacramento, Calif. Mylan said it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen , as criticism mounts over the price of its injectable medicine.

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Oil prices fall on rising Iraq output, doubt over producer talks

Brent crude was 70 cents, or 1.4 percent, lower at $49.22 a barrel at 7:34 a.m. ET (1134 GMT). "The market is increasingly likely to discount the outcome of the event , given, even in the instance of a freeze being agreed, compliance will be an issue", Barclays said in a report.

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Mosquitoes can spread Zika to their eggs

In past years, Aedes aegyptiand Aedes albopictus mosquitoes have also been reported from Otero County and Aedes albopictus from Curry County. For more about the Zika virus, head to the U.S. "The ratio may sound low, but when you consider the number of Aedes aegypti in a tropical urban community, it is likely high enough to allow some virus to persist, even when infected adult mosquitoes are killed", said study co-author Robert Tesh .

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NZ dollar tumbles after September Fed hike backed

Yellen did not indicate when the USA central bank might raise rates in her speech on Friday at a meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming . In an interview after the speech, Fed Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer said Dr Yellen's comments were consistent with expectations for possible interest rate hikes this year.

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The 2016 MTV VMAs in photos: Beyonce and Rihanna steal the show

One thing is certain, diamonds are certainly a good friend to Kim Kardashian West. When you think about Rihanna's career, you remember it in video: Her as a redhead freaking out in fields in "Only Girl (In the World )", painted silver in "Umbrella ", grinding up on Drake bathed in pink light in "Work ".

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Dollar starts week on Fed-inspired gains

MSCI's all-country world equity index.MIWD00000PUS was last up 0.13 points, or 0.03 percent, at 418.55. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 2.3 percent to close at 16,737.49. In Frankfurt, Deutsche Bank fell 1.27 percent. The Topix index jumped 2.2%, the most since July. Energy-linked shares also rose, with Inpex soaring 3.3 percent and refiner JX Holdings 1.6 percent higher.

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Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen

Consumers and politicians have accused the company of price-gouging, since the list price for a pair of EpiPens has climbed repeatedly from around $94 in 2007, when Mylan acquired the product. Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and ranking member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on Monday sent a letter to Mylan chief executive Heather Bresch, requesting detailed information and communications regarding the company's pricing of EpiPen .

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Spanish Debt Yields Hit New Lows On ECB Minutes, Treasury Yields Fall

Gold prices edged higher on Thursday morning in London supported by a weaker USA dollar after the Federal Reserve's July meeting minutes showed voting members are divided over whether to raise interest rates soon. And they were right, as the Fed expressed cautious optimism that another rate hike is possible before the end of the year. Gold is highly sensitive to rising rates, which lift the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding assets such as bullion, while boosting the dollar, in which ...

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Clinton still leads Trump nationally, but gap is narrowing

He said on day one as president, he'll use immigration law to prevent crimes, "including removing the hundreds and thousands of criminal illegal immigrants that have been released into the United States and United States communities under the incompetent Obama/Clinton administration".

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Soaring cost of EpiPen device causes outrage

Amid the continued backlash, Mylan announced on Thursday that it is taking "immediate action" to make the drug more affordable , which includes offering an instant savings coupon covering up to $300, for those who have to pay out-of-pocket for the drug.

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Analysts showing optimistic trends for: Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM)

The stock is now trading at a distance of 1.44% from SMA-20. "Underperform" verdict was shared by 1 analyst and "Overweight" recommendation was issued by 6 analyst. Several studies suggest that positive earnings surprises not only lead to an immediate hike in a stock's price, but also to a gradual increase over time.

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Next week's Phoenix Trump speech canceled

Trump did not address his proposal to deport the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the USA nor the "softening" of his positions. In his speech, Trump said he would seek to institute a tracking system to ensure illegal immigrants who overstay their visas are quickly removed, and would propose an e-verify system to prevent the illegal community from gaining access to welfare and other benefits.

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Michael Phelps Medals: How Many Gold Medals Did Michael Phelps Win?

The most decorated athlete in Olympic history said Sunday that his swimming career is over after this year's games. "Being apart from him for the last three weeks, four weeks from when I saw him last, he's grown so much", Phelps said. If successful, that lone gold could be nearly as equal to Phelps' 23 golds to a poor country's yearning like ours for its first Olympic gold since its 1924 debut in Paris.

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Egyptian athlete refuses to shake Israeli opponent's hand

His actions caused loud boos from the crowd and the referee to call him back to bow, when he gave a quick nod of his head to Sasson. In footage from the match , El Shehaby can be seen lying flat on his back for a moment before returning to his place by the referee, facing Sasson.

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What time does Usain Bolt run tonight? Rio 2016 Olympics

The treble was duly completed in the 4x100m relay in a world record 36.84sec. All events are in Eastern time . Biles, who helped the "Final Five" to team gold and also dominated the all-around competition last week, averaged 15.966 on her two vaults to become the first American woman to win the event at the Olympics.


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