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Alberta's Notley says she's 'bemused' over Opposition leader's beating joke

You know, the apology might have sounded a little better if he hadn't called Notley "that woman" and then added that offering her an accolade was "tough to say". "Violence against women, and particularly domestic violence, remains a major issue in our province and it's important that as leaders, we work together to support the victims and to champion initiatives that will put an end to these heinous crimes".

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Maine governor says he plans to seek 'spiritual guidance'

Drew Gattine, and later blamed the media for fueling the fight. "Every day, Paul LePage gives ME people more evidence that he is unfit for office". Westbrook initially was going to host a town hall meeting with LePage at a teen center. Paul LePage has met with a Democratic lawmaker to apologize for leaving an obscene rant on his voicemail and for making a comment about aiming a gun between his eyes.

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FDA issues Roche for Zika Virus As Concerns Loom Over Donated Blood

Zika, which emerged a year ago in South America, is particularly risky to pregnant women because it can cause severe birth defects. A Zika outbreak began in South America in mid-2015; the disease is now known to be responsible both for microcephaly , in which infants are born with severely underdeveloped brains, and for temporary paralysis in adults due to Guillain-Barre syndrome.

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Palo Alto Networks Inc. (PANW) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Strong-Buy"

Palo Alto Networks , Inc. Financial Times reported that The 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Williams Companies Inc have a median target of 28.00, with a high estimate of 33.00 and a low estimate of 23.00. now owns 814 shares of the network technology company's stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 76 shares during the last quarter. Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and ...

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Donald Trump's key Latino supporters consider dropping him after fiery immigration speech

Trump had earlier denied the two discussed who would foot the bill for a wall. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a meeting on Wednesday with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto , at which the politicians discussed construction of a big and extensive wall along the U.S.

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Cook condemns Apple £11bn tax ruling as 'political crap'

Oxfam America estimated in April that Apple was holding $181 billion offshore, and that the company's effective tax rate was 25.9% between 2008 and 2014. Here is the truth: "in that year we paid $400m to Ireland and that was based on the statutory rate of 12.5 per cent". In an interview with RTÉ's Morning Ireland , Cook claimed that Apple's worldwide tax rate in 2014 was 21.6%, as opposed to the 0.005% the European Commission claims it paid on its European profits that year.

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Stock Watchlist: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL)

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 2nd. The co stands at price to sale ratio of 0.69 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm's sales or incomes; it is most relevant ratio to compare companies in similar sector.

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Gabon's president wins re-election, provisional results show

Ping called on Bongo to step down. Mr Ping said security forces killed two people and wounded 19 at his headquarters, although he said he did not witness the alleged incident himself. "Who has lost? A small group which had the objective of taking power to use Gabon instead of serving it". The United Nations called for restraint. Government spokesman Alain Claude Bilie-By-Nze confirmed the presidential guard operation on the opposition headquarters.

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Chinese yuan is most actively traded emerging market currency

While individual central banks recently reported a recovery in trading in the six months through April, that followed a steady drop-off in activity since 2014. FX Concepts LLC, once the world's biggest currency hedge fund, shuttered in October 2013, and the closures picked up again after losses on the Swiss franc in January 2015.

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Historic US flight lands in Cuba, Delta will start going in December

American Airlines, the U.S.'s largest carrier, will fly to Cuba on September 7. The order authorizes American, Frontier, JetBlue, Silver Airways, Southwest, and Sun Country to begin offering flights to select Cuban cities, not including Havana.

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PM stress on talks for solving Kashmir issue

An opposition delegation from J&K during a meeting with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in New Delhi . A senior Congress leader told The Hindu that while the demand for sending an all-party delegation was made by the CPI (M) first, the Congress propagated it in the recent Parliament session and had no reason to deviate from that line.

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Tesla extends electric auto range to over 300 miles

Tesla announced its new version of is sedan the Model S and its crossover Model X, with a much longer battery range and significantly faster acceleration. Tesla was smart to release the new battery option at a time where other automakers are preparing to release electric cars exceeding a range of 300 miles.

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General Mills, Inc.'s (GIS): Market Traders Recap

The share price of General Mills, Inc. They now have a Dollars 83 price target on the stock. Also, the Hold rating count is 14 as of 8/29/2016. Recently stock market analysts updated their outstanding price targets on shares of General Mills, Inc.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi kicks off peace conference with appeal for unity

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) meets with Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces. As many as 120,000 Rohingya have been languishing in squalid displaced persons camps in western Rakhine state since 2012, when fighting broke out between Buddhist nationalists and Muslims.

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National Bank Tops Estimates Led by Consumer Banking, Wealth

Wall Street await Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB) to release earnings on September, 1. A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Laurentian Bank of Canada is a Canada-based chartered bank. The company has registered a 50-day moving average of $48.62 and two hundred day average of $48.82.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi kicks off peace conference with appeal for unity

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) meets with Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces. As many as 120,000 Rohingya have been languishing in squalid displaced persons camps in western Rakhine state since 2012, when fighting broke out between Buddhist nationalists and Muslims.

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Tropical Storm Hermine prompts first hurricane watch for west Fla. in years

A hurricane watch is in effect for the Anclote River to Indian Pass in Florida, and a tropical storm warning is in effect for the Anclote River to Florida's Walton-Bay county line, according to the National Hurricane Center. Forecasters earlier had anxious the area could get up to 5 inches of rain as the storm passed near the coast. The hurricane center says coastal Georgia could get 4 to 7 inches of rain, with up to 10 inches possible in some areas.

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Merkel defiant over refugee policy: 'we can do it'

In an interview with the German Süddeutsche Zeitung published online on August 30, Merkel said she never expected the words "we can do this" to be often repeated - and mocked. The Forsa poll indicated that support for all other parties was unchanged with the Social Democrats (SPD), who share power with Merkel's conservatives, on 22%.

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Oil edges back in Asia after sharp losses

Iraq's government would consider selling crude through Iran should talks with the autonomous Kurdish region on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail, a senior oil ministry official in Baghdad told Reuters. Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said August 26 that while a freeze would be "positive" for market sentiment, no "intervention of significance" is required as global markets are rebalancing by themselves.

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Satellite sees large Tropical Depression 9 in the Gulf of Mexico

In two to three days, forecasters expect the storm to turn back toward the Florida coast, which could trigger a tropical storm or hurricane watch for parts of the Gulf Coast as early as Tuesday morning, they said . After the storm has passed, facilities will be inspected before bring brought back online. Monday evening Florida Gov. Rick Scott said emergency managers were upping preparations.

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Twitter rises again on M&A chatter-what's different this time

He added: "We're in a strong position now, and as a board member we have to consider the right options". Williams expressed optimism, saying Twitter is "incredibly valuable" and can become "a lot more valuable". Shares jumped almost 9 percent in early August on chatter that former Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer and Saudi Arabian Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal were potential buyers.

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H&R Block (HRB) Stock Plummets After Q1 Results

The company noted that, because of the seasonal nature of its business, its fiscal first quarter is not indicative of full-year results. The company reported ($0.55) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.53) by $0.02.

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Clinton aide Abedin leaves husband after new ´sexting´ revelations

He then is alleged to have sent a picture of a barechested man with white boxers and a bulge, while a small child is asleep beside him. "Your do realize you can see you (r) Weiner in that pic??" the woman replied, according to the Post .

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The maker of EpiPen responds to outrage over skyrocketing cost

Parents are increasingly feeling the pinch as they fill prescriptions so their children have the life-saving devices at school as well as home. The White House took a more cautious tone in criticizing rising drug costs, refusing to comment on the decisions of an individual company.

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Who killed ISIS top strategist: US Predator drone or Russian Su-34?

ISIS released a statement Tuesday saying its lead spokesman, Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, was killed near Aleppo, Syria. "That's a joke", a U.S. defense official told Agence France Presse when asked about Moscow's Adnani claim, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss military operations.

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U.S. construction spending unchanged in July

In July, spending on private construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $875 billion, 1 percent above the revised June estimate of $866.5 billion. In July, the estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of public construction spending was $278.2 billion, 3.1 percent below the revised June estimate of $287 billion.

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Exchange operator Bats shifts payments to market makers for ETFs

Commodity ETFs accounted for US$66 million in inflows; fixed-income ETFs contributed US$32 million; and equity ETFs saw net outflows amounting to US$75 million. "We are committed to helping our issuers grow the assets under management and liquidity of their listed products, and separately, ensure that liquidity provision is sustainable throughout an ETP's lifecycle".

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Gold edges away from two-month lows

Reuters quotes Alan Thorndike, senior precious metals trader at MKS PAMP Group, as noting this tight trading range for gold lately. "But we would have to study carefully how they would work here in the USA context". U.S. Treasury 10-year yields were on course for their biggest monthly increase in more than a year on Wednesday as investors built up bets that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the year is out.

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Sticker shock and outrage over surging price of EpiPen

Over the last seven years, Mylan Pharmaceuticals hiked the prices of its immediate epinephrin delivery system, EpiPen, from $100 for a two-pack to about $600. According to EpiPen.com, the medicinal device has been on the market for more than 25 years, and more than 60 million EpiPen auto-injectors have been dispensed.

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Chargers at Vikings, Second-half Thread

The third preseason game is when the starters get the most playing time , and is considered the dress rehearsal for the regular season. Sparano said he will leave it up to Zimmer as to who starts Sunday against San Diego. Gordon, who is trying to improve on his unspectacular rookie season, finished with 51 yards on four carries. ( At) Houston 34, Arizona 24: Brock Osweiler threw for 146 yards and a touchdown and Houston intercepted two of Carson Palmer's passes.

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TS Hermine heading towards Florida coast, likely to become hurricane -NHC

On Thursday morning, the center of the storm was 295 miles southwest of Tampa, Florida. MARINE: 45 to 55 miles per hour winds Friday ... gusts maybe as high as 70 miles per hour over the open Atlantic. Tropical Depression 9 bulked up into Tropical Storm Hermine early Wednesday afternoon in the Gulf of Mexico, ahead of schedule, and prompted priority readiness measures and emergency declarations for 42 central and western Florida counties.

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TSX falls on commodity retreat, ekes out August gain

At the Toronto Stock Exchange, the S&P/TSX composite index climbed 8.76 points to 14,606.71 after two hours of trading. Fertilizer companies PotashCorp (TSX:POT) and Agrium Inc. On Friday, Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen hinted in a conference speech that the case for raising rates is growing due to an improved economic outlook. "The Fed has been talking about being data-dependent and watching information closely".

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Why Campbell is in the Soup

The insider owns 107,760 shares as of Jul 24, 2016, now worth $6544265. According to a research note published on Sep 4, 2015, analysts at Citigroup have upped their rating on the company stock from Sell to Neutral. Campbell Soup has a 52 week low of $46.07 and a 52 week high of $67.89. Following the transaction, the Chief People & Legal Officer is left with a stake of 35,700 shares, now valued at $2168061.

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United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) Updated Price Targets

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS ) diminished -5.33%, closing at $4.44 after floating between $4.38 and $4.69. When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. In the current trading session, the stock's price moved 17.85% above from its SMA-200. CSCO was trading -0.82% below its 52-week high and 42.55% above its 52-week low.

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South Africa's Famous Brands buys British burger chain for $140 million

The deal will see Famous Brands introduce the burger chain to strategic locations in South Africa, while it will also set out to add a further 10 to 15 restaurants in the United Kingdom, which now has 75 GBK restaurants. Kevin Hedderwick , Famous Brands' group strategic adviser responsible for mergers and acquisitions, said its investment in the Wimpy UK business had given it invaluable lessons in understanding the local market.


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