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Woolworths stumbles on Lowe's hurdle in Masters sale

Lowe's said yesterday that it had filed an urgent application in the Federal Court of Australia seeking the court appoint a independent liquidator to the Masters joint venture company Hydrox Holdings to "oversee the equitable and orderly wind up" of the company.

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Reds fall to Diamondbacks 11-2

With Brandon Phillips and Scott Schebler hitting back to back home runs. But both of those, more or less, . had the A-lineup in operation. "I always try to do something to impact the game in some way". Cincinnati shortstop Zack Cozart (Achilles) returned to the starting lineup Saturday for the first time since August 17 and blasted his career-high 16th homer, while second baseman Brandon Phillips had three hits and is batting.364 over his last 26 road games.

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Australian Parliament Sits for First Time Since Election

Labor leader Bill Shorten supports marriage equality but has recently stepped up his attacks on the plebiscite plan. There are many problems with this idea of sending it to a public vote. Mr Turnbull told his party room that budget fix was a "fundamental moral challenge" facing the Parliament. "We are now calling on all parties to work together to achieve this long overdue straightforward reform in this parliament".

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FAA forecast: 600000 commercial drones within the year

In addition, pilots will only be allowed to pilot drones that stay within their direct line of sight and not operate the craft at speeds over 100mph or altitudes higher than 400 feet from the ground or the top of the structure being filmed.

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The M20 has partially reopened following work to clear collapsed bridge

A precautionary 50mph limit has been put in place in both directions past the bridge. The scene on the London-bound M20 motorway, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southeast of the capital, after a lorry hit a pedestrian bridge, causing it to collapse, Saturday Aug.

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UBS Securities maintained Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) as 'Neutral' With 66 PT

That transition "is moving in the right direction", William Blair analyst Anil Doradla wrote in a research note Friday, in which he maintained his outperform rating on Autodesk stock. Revenue in APAC was $100 million, a decrease of 32 percent compared to the second quarter past year as reported, and 30 percent on a constant currency basis.

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Singapore confirms 15 more local transmission Zika cases

Singapore's Health Minister Gan Kim Yong highlighted how eliminating the Aedes mosquito population was the "most important strategy" in the fight against Zika and urged Singaporeans to do their part. Zika virus can affect babies because it interferes with the development of their brains. All medical services in Singapore had been alerted "to be extra vigilant" and immediately report any Zika associated symptoms to the health ministry.

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DLF Q1 profit doubles on sale of DT Cinemas

The consensus of analyst estimates tracked by Bloomberg stood at Rs 132.5 crore. The company posted net profit of Rs 8268.9 crore for the June quarter as compared to Rs 6590.8 crore in the quarter ended on June 30, 2015. Later, the scrip settled 0.32 per cent down at Rs 571.95. On its rent-generating office business, which has outperformed residential sales for the firm, DLF said that the current uptick on rentals continues, however new leasing momentum is affected as it has virtually no ...

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Bund Yields at Two-month Highs on Hawkish Fed

The market is now pricing a 42 percent chance of a September hike and a 64 percent chance of a move in December but if non-farm payrolls are strong "then September will need to get repriced a little bit I would have thought", he said. The 225-issue Nikkei average jumped 376.78 points, or 2.30 percent, to end at 16,737.49 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index , which tracks the greenback against 10 peers, rose 0.1 percent, having touched its highest level since ...

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Generic EpiPen coming for $300, as Mylan responds to outrage

But the new announcement regarding the launch of the first generic version of the product "in several weeks" has been assessed to be an unusual claim as the branded Epipen is still patent-protected and major rival treatments have failed to get regulatory clearances.

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Rio police let three OCI chiefs return home

RTÉ says the development is part of an ongoing investigation and there is nothing to suggest impropriety on the part of any of those involved. Footie boss Delaney has previously been identified by Hickey as "the favourite" to take charge at the OCI in the future.

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Houston Texans vs. Arizona Cardinals

In a 34-24 victory, Brock Osweiler led the way with 146 passing yards and one touchdown. All of that being said, what five things can be taken away from the Houston Texans' third preseason game of the year? "That's really what you want to see at this point in time ".

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Brock Osweiler solid in Texans' 34-24 victory over Cardinals

Larry Fitzgerald has mostly been a spectator in the preseason, and was again over the weekend, out with a bum knee in Arizona's 34-24 not-as-close-as-the-score-suggests loss to the Texans at NRG Stadium. Everything is not "hakuna matada" in Arizona right now. It's preseason, and we can not poetically wax on stats one way or the other, because it's just preseason.

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Belgian GP: Rosberg takes pole

Mercedes had come into the race knowing Hamilton would have to take penalties due to failures earlier in the season and opted to maximise the number of components he can now draw on in the remaining eight races. Force India overtook Williams for fourth position in the team standings after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez bagged 22 points by finishing fourth and fifth.

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Mylan Promises $300 Generic EpiPen

Mylan's generic auto-injector will be identical to the brand name product, and pharmacists will be able to swap in the generic if doctors write a prescription for Epipen . While Mylan's recent efforts to respond to criticism may reek like a desperate PR move to some investors, they might just be exactly what the company needed to do, and if these new options make EpiPens more accessible to the patients that need them, it could be a win-win.

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China condemns Japan for sowing discord between China, Africa

Sierra Leone's Vice President, Dr. Victor Bockarie Foh on Friday 26th August, arrived in Nairobi, Kenya's capital, representing His Excellency, President Dr. " Japan wants to be a permanent member of the UN Security Council and they would want to get more people agreeing to this agenda", Takeshita told Al Jazeera .

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Germany expects up to 300000 migrants to arrive this year

These included hiring thousands more officials to work in the country's refugee agency, speeding up the deportation of migrants denied asylum, and introducing tough new rules to encourage refugees to learn German and attend integration courses.

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Stocks Sag As Fed Officials Signal Rate Hike

To take note of, following her speech her number two at the Fed, vice-chair Stanley Fischer, told CNBC her comments were consistent with a possible September hike and two rate hikes before 2016 was out. The rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee meets September 20-21. The odds of a hike in September climbed to 30 percent from 21 percent on Thursday, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool.

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Punjab seeks probe into AAP funding by radicals

Mere paas Sanjay Singh aur Durgesh Pathak aaye aur bataya ki Sidhu join kar raha hai'... He also said that it will be followed by announcing the name of candidates and Chhotepur will be the party's "president" in Punjab. "Bhagwant Mann is the campaign committee chief". He also slammed AAP for "orchestrating" the sting operation against him. Mr. Sidhu has kept everyone guessing of his next move after talks of his joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) hit a roadblock.

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What do Analysts suggest for: Silver Wheaton Corp (NYSE:SLW)

However, a steady stream of gold acquisitions in recent years put it in the position to cash in on the rising price of gold. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Silver Wheaton Corp is 252 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 275.46 Million.

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Will Mylan's Generic EpiPen Offering Appease Critics After Massive Price Hike?

The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as the furor regarding repeated US price hikes continues - and looming competition threatens its near-monopoly. DAVENPORT, Iowa- Everyday Chuck Gipson double checks to make sure his ambulance is fully stocked with epinephrine, a life saving drug used to treat emergency allergic reactions.

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No Joke: Dismayed by Harambe Memes, Cincinnati Zoo Leaves Twitter

He added that the internet's Harambe obsession was making it more hard for the zoo community to move on. "We are honoring Harambe by redoubling our gorilla conservation efforts and encouraging others to join us ", he wrote . Despite Maynard's plea to the people, the memes continued to roll out, and by Monday night The Cincinnati Zoo had deleted both its Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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Bea Arthur LGBT homeless shelter to open in 2017

Before passing in 2009, Golden Girls star Bea Arthur made a provision in her will that $300,000 be dedicated to the Ali Forney Center in NY, a center that works to provide housing and shelter to homeless LGBT youth. "At the time it was the height of the recession and I don't know how we would've survived without that great gift and that support", Carl Siciliano, executive director of the Ali Forney Center, told DNAinfo.

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Solitary by nature, India's new central bank head steps into spotlight

It will be made up of himself and two other RBI officials, along with three members appointed by the government. The next bimonthly RBI policy, scheduled on 4 October, will be decided by the monetary policy committee (MPC). Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) Deputy Governor Urjit Patel attends a news conference after the bi-monthly monetary policy review in Mumbai, India, on February 2, 2016.

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S Korea's ruling party offers to deploy n-power submarine

The UN Security Council in a press statement Friday denounced North Korea's recent missile tests in a unanimous decision. The other tests took place on August 2, with a projectile falling inside Japan's exclusive economic zone for the first time, as well as July 9 and 18.

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Bullard agnostic on timing of Fed hike; cites tech stocks

What they didn't have much to say about was when it might happen. The Fed raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade in December, but has kept them on hold since then on concern that headwinds from overseas and financial market volatility at home could hurt growth.

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Philippines President to Raise Sea Feud Ruling Against China's Wishes

Apart from China, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan and Vietnam also have overlapping claims to the South China Sea, a key shipping lane rich in mineral and marine resources. "The exercise will focus on joint maritime defense actions". Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen reiterated late Friday that the South China Sea issue should be settled through peaceful negotiations by the parties directly concerned.

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Fed could use reserves payments to stimulate US economy: paper

However she added she doesn't want to raise rates so much that the Fed slows down an already slow-growing economy. George said there are indications that inflation is rising as the labour market tightens. Ester is on the same page as New York Fed President Bill Dudley who told FOX Business Network earlier this month that the USA economy will be stronger in the coming months.

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Iran, Ecuador discuss ways to strengthen oil prices

At 12:50 PM EDT on August 24, the WTI crude oil futures contract for October delivery was trading at $46.72 per barrel, a drop of ~2.9%. The EIA data showed that the Gulf Coast (PADD 3) region's refineries, which accounts for over 45 percent of total USA capacity, operated at a reduced rate of 92.3 percent.

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Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) Downgraded by MKM Partners to Neutral

Dollar Tree said sales at stores open at least a year rose 1.2 percent in its second quarter. And Dollar Tree bought rival Family Dollar, which it is still integrating a year after the $9 billion deal was completed. Its same-store sales - a closely watched measure - grew just 0.7 percent in the period, compared with the 2.6 percent gain predicted by analysts. Several studies suggest that positive earnings surprises not only lead to an immediate hike in a stock's price, but also to a ...

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Donors to Clinton Foundation met Clinton privately at US State Department

An Associated Press story this week independently verified continuous accusations levied by her opponents and detractors that she played favorites while serving as secretary of state with donors to the Clinton Foundation. Clinton campaign spokesperson Brian Fallon accused the AP of cherrypicking "a limited subset" of data to give "a distorted portrayal of how often she crossed paths with individuals connected to charitable donations to the Clinton Foundation".

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Company to offer cheaper version of EpiPen after price backlash

DAVENPORT, Iowa- Everyday Chuck Gipson double checks to make sure his ambulance is fully stocked with epinephrine, a life saving drug used to treat emergency allergic reactions. However, the company pledged to keep the list price the same, affecting insurers and federal health programs like Medicare and Medicaid paid for by taxpayers.

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Nordstrom inks deal to sell J. Crew apparel

J. Crew sells some merchandise through other online retailers such as Net A Porter and in select stores overseas, but this is the first time its clothing will be available in the U.S.in a physical store other than its own. The firm told investors that its $478.6 million equity holding in J. Crew had fallen to $76 million. Partnering with Nordstrom would give J.Crew exposure to higher-end customers, diversify the physical locations where shoppers can buy its clothes, and make it less reliant ...

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Pentagon Calls on Turkey to Stop Fighting Kurds

He told reporters at the Pentagon that Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to his Turkish counterpart Sunday. Turkey, which has long viewed Kurdish militants as its top security threat, upended US assumptions about the conflict by launching a major push last week into northern Syria that has included areas controlled by the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which includes experienced Kurdish YPG fighters.

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Wall St gains as financials rally on Fed rate comments

The euro EUR=EBS was little changed at $1.1194 after tumbling 0.8 percent on Friday, its biggest one-day slide since July 15. The dollar stood tall in Asian trading on Monday, after Yellen's upbeat comments on the USA economy. "While the rate hike has not yet happened, markets have already begun to move and shift with the assumption of a hike", Margaret Yang Yan, market analyst at CMC Markets Singapore, told USANews.


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