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Apple tax row: Cabinet meets again to discuss €13bn ruling appeal

Ministers are to take further legal advice from the Attorney General, after failing to reach a decision on their response to the Apple tax ruling. The Commission's charges have "no basis in fact or in law", Cook wrote in an open letter to Apple customers on Tuesday.

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Hurricane Hermine's impact on the Gulf Coast

Hermine made landfall early on Friday , bringing heavy rains and packing winds of 80 miles per hour (130 km/h), causing damage and leaving tens of thousands of households without power along Florida's Gulf Coast. Hermine may also push as much as 1.8 metres of sea water on shore as it hits, said Ed Vallee, a meteorologist with AccuWeather Inc.in State College, Pennsylvania.

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Hiring slows as employers add modest 151000 jobs

Payrolls climbed by 151,000 last month following a 275,000 gain in July that was larger than previously estimated, a Labor Department report showed today in Washington . Some economists are now wondering if a rate hike will happen at all this year. All that really matters is that payroll gains are averaging 232,000 a month for the past three months.

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Elon Musk says astronauts would have been safe in the blast

The Wall Street Journal noted that Tesla said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday it will raise additional capital by the end of the year. Tesla can update software on its cars using wireless networks, called an "over-the-air software" update, similar to how cell phone updates are transmitted.

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Slower hiring in August signals that Fed rate hike less likely

While the U.S.is on a long streak of job growth, reports over the last few months have been inconsistent: growth was weak in April and May, but picked up in June and July and seems to have slowed again in August. Over the year, average hourly earnings are up 2.4%. Over the past five years, it has typically been revised higher by about 70,000. While the unemployment rate stayed the same, the number of unemployed people grew by 79,000 to 7.85 million, down from 8 million a year ago, but up ...

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Leader gets extension on canola trade with China

During his meeting with Trudeau on Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China was willing to improve communication and coordination with Canada, protect an open and inclusive multilateral trade system with the country, and deepen cooperation in areas such as climate change, peacekeeping and marine protection, Xinhua reported.

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France to dismantle remaining Calais jungle 'in one go'

He said: "By persevering and being methodical in the implementation of these measures, we will find an efficient, long term solution for the current crisis faced by the city of Calais . Numerous migrants gather in Calais in the hopes of smuggling themselves aboard lorries that cross the English Channel to Britain either through the Channel Tunnel or on board ferries.

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US, China expected to join climate deal during Obama visit

Obama and Xi have been strident advocates of the sweeping global emissions-cutting deal struck in Paris past year. Unlikely partners on addressing global warming, the US and China have sought to use their collaboration to ramp up pressure on other countries to take concrete action as well.

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Gold volatility falls to lowest this year before United States jobs data

Vice Chair Stanley Fischer, in an interview with CNBC the same day, suggested that a move as soon as next month could be possible. Despite the view of some economists that the Fed is following the market's lead, it would be relatively simple for the central bank to flip that dynamic, he added.

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Apple chief Tim Cook slams EU tax fee

Apple will still proceed with a planned expansion in Cork, Ireland, Cook told the Irish Independent , but the company also hopes the Irish government will follow Apple's lead and appeal the ruling. "It is effectively proposing to replace Irish tax laws with a view of what the Commission thinks the law should have been". Only a fraction of the profits of Apple Sales International were allocated to its Irish branch and subject to tax in Ireland.

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FDA bans some antibacterial chemicals in soaps

Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble Co and Colgate-Palmolive Co have said they have either reformulated or are reformulating their products to delete the most common of the 19 ingredients, including triclosan and triclocarban . The FDA estimates that this ban will reduce Americans' exposure to these active ingredients by 2.2 million pounds per year. Because the chemicals are known to kill some bacteria, even if they are no better than soap, experts also worry that routine use will help ...

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Hong Kong's OOCL halts loading cargoes from Hanjin Shipping

Workers in the Korean port of Busan refused to work on a ship because the company hasn't paid dues, forcing the cancellation of a berthing. It is also making contingency plans for cargo already on board Hanjin ships in the event the vessels are seized.

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Beyonce and Jay Z watch Serena cruise into third round

Venus and Serena Williams are set to play back-to-back, second-round matches Thursday in Arthur Ashe Stadium, which may need its new retractable roof for much of the day because light rain is falling and more is expected. "Someone that I never even thought I could be as good as numbers-wise". On match point, with King serving, Williams ripped a forehand victor into the corner and then walked solemnly to the net, waving to the fans, including the famous ones in her box.

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August jobs report: What you need to know

The odds of an increase by December, as measured by the fed-funds-futures market, remained steady compared with before the jobs report was released at more than 50%. Investors largely expect the next USA interest-rate rise to take place by December. On the other side, the 14,400 new jobs reported in health care are well below the monthly pace of 36,900 over the previous year.

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Russell's 2-run single in 7th lifts Cubs over Giants 5-4

The Nationals will head to NY to take on the Mets , who are just one and a half games out of the second wild card spot in the NL, while the Cardinals will continue their road trip with a night game in Cincinnati against the Reds . The Giants fell to 4-12 in one-run games since the All-Star break. Vogelsong went five innings, giving up five earned runs which was about the average outing from a Pirate starter in this series.

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Irish cabinet to back Apple appeal of $14.5B tax bill

Ireland is to fight the European Commission over the 13 billion euro tax (£11.1 billion) bill it slapped on tech giant Apple. "Successive Irish governments have defended its relatively low 12.5% corporate tax rate despite often fierce criticism from other European governments", the WSJ added.

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Brock Turner released from jail after serving half his sentence

In the aftermath of Turner's sentencing, the Department of Education released a list of sexual assault complaints at colleges across the country. When he touches down in his native OH, protests will be waiting there too, according to local media reports.

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One of several naked Trump statues to be auctioned in October

The Hollywood statue is believed to be the only one of the Naked Trump artworks that was not dismantled or defaced, according to the auction house. A large group gathered around the statue in Capitol Hill in mid-August. Some of the profits from the sale will be donated to the National Immigration Forum , an organization whose mission is "to advocate for the value of immigrants and immigration to the nation".

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Sterling hits one-month high on United Kingdom data, disappointing U.S. jobs

The pound extended gains after data showed U.S.jobs growth in August falling short of expectations, reducing the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will raise rates later this month. Looking ahead, construction firms pointed to a rebound in business confidence from July's 39-month low. But he warned that the sector hasn't returned to "business as usual".

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Kaepernick, Teammate Kneel During National Anthem at San Diego Game Honoring Military

Kaepernick has triggered furious debate over his decision to sit during the playing of the anthem in a protest aimed at drawing attention to the plight of blacks in America. He also rushed for 38 yards on four rushing attempts. " I was in the Navy and I saw men and women bleed and die for this flag ", Uzcategui said. Oh, and he also wants play football and might still be pretty good at it.

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Shocking Footage Shows Aftermath Of Bridge Collapsing Onto Busy Motorway

Motorists were "strongly urged to plan ahead and use alternative routes" by Highways England. Officers said the bridge on the M20 had been hit by a lorry. "We are very close to the front", the 31-year-old said. A precautionary 50mph limit has been put in place in both directions past the bridge. "However, one person is believed to have suffered injuries, not reported to be life-threatening at this time", she added.

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Instant Analysis: Tesla's Autopilot Announcement Bumped to Next Week

An analysis by Lazard for SolarCity that indicated an equity value of $14.75 to $34.00 a share was wrong because it double-counted some of the company's projected indebtedness, according to Tesla's filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Elon Musk reveals 'major' update coming for Tesla's Autopilot

Following several crashes and one fatality, Autopilot updates in Tesla's version 8.0 software may include programming that limits functions for Tesla drivers who disregard safety prompts. While these financial decisions are not that important to auto enthusiasts, it is relevant to note that the automaker had previously announced a plan that will include spending $1.75 billion in the second half of this year.

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Economy adds 151000 jobs in August

The nation's 4.9 percent unemployment rate also remains low. Friday's report will likely show that employers added a solid 180,000 jobs in August, according to economists surveyed by data provider FactSet. The health-care and social-services sector added 36,100 jobs. Job gains were subdued across the board in August. Analysts think the Federal Reserve is no longer under any pressure to quickly raise interest rates - after the August jobs report showed a slowdown in hiring.

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Jobs Added In August, Jobless Rate 4.9%

Utility companies made the biggest gains, while energy companies rose as the price of oil rose for the first time this week. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,180. But as long as data in the next few months suggests continued moderate economic growth and a rise in inflation toward the Fed's 2-percent target, Fed policymakers look likely to back a December rate hike as a prudent step toward normalizing what has been almost a decade of ultra-easy ...

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European Union ruling could wake up USA to overtaxed companies

Irish authorities cut a sweetheart deal with the American tech giant which enabled it to pay a maximum of one per cent corporation tax. Transport Minister Shane Ross, an Alliance member, defended Apple up to a point. "We've doubled our staff there in the past year, and we're going to go to 50 by the end of the year, and, hopefully, 100 by the end of next year and the Apple ruling really doesn't affect those plans for us", he told CNBC during the IFA consumer electronics show being held ...

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After slamming Florida, Hermine threatens East Coast

Considerable storm surge and wind damage is being reported from the Big Bend region in Florida where Hermine came ashore Thursday night as a Category 1 hurricane. The good news to report is that so far there have been no storm related deaths to report, with Hermine having made landfall just after 12:30 a.m.

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UK Construction Sector Stabilises, Pound Maintains Climb on Dollar

Purchasing prices rose at the fastest pace for just over five years amid reports that exchange rate depreciation had acted as a catalyst for increased charges among suppliers of construction materials . Britain's construction sector is moving "closer to stabilisation" and has bounced back admirably from a disgusting month in July, according to the latest data released by IHS Markit on Friday morning.

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Ireland to join Apple in fight against European Union tax ruling

The Dáil will be recalled on Wednesday for a debate and vote on the issue , while the minority government has also promised a review of the tax paid by multinationals. "On the one hand, the Government are saying that they will defend a situation where the richest company in the world were paying 0.005% tax on profits, and on the other saying Ireland will take the lead on the fight for global tax justice".

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KFC Extra Crispy Sunscreen leaves you smelling like fried chicken

Now KFC is combining that with SPF 30 coverage in a new sunscreen that will make it wearers smell like fried chicken, according to a report from Fortune . That's why we made KFC's Extra Crispy™ Sunscreen! KFC® Extra Crispy™ Sunscreen is not a food product. Several people who tested the sunscreen said the smell did not immediately bring to mind America's favorite fowl, however.

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M20 reopens completely following bridge collapse

It is thought the accident was caused when cargo fell from the back of a lorry causing another to swerve across the lanes before striking the bridge. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. The adjoining M26, which was closed eastbound between the M25 junction 25 and junction three of the M20 will also stay closed to "assist management of traffic" until the area is completely cleared.

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Jio to start 4G services on 5 Sept

At the AGM, Ambani also announced that Jio services will become available from Monday, September 5, absolutely free for everyone for a month, as part of the "Jio welcome offer", so everyone can try Jio's services at absolutely no charge. With that aim in mind, Reliance Jio will also start rolling out fibre-to-home wireline network in select cities, and is also looking at extending its optical fibre network to enterprise locations.

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Perez bids farewell to Deportivo aftrt joining Arsenal

Xhaka's composure on the ball in his early games has seen some comparisons to Emmanuel Petit by even Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, Arsenal fans will not be complaining if the Swiss midfielder has a similar trophy haul as the French World Cup victor during his time at Highbury.

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Hain Celestial Group receives Nasdaq delisting notice

Previously, the analysts had a Outperform rating on the shares. The shares have been rated Neutral. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in shares of The Hain Celestial Group by 11.4% in the first quarter. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc . The Hain Celestial Group Inc . manufactures markets distributes and sells organic and natural products under brand names which are sold as better-for-you products.

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United Kingdom construction sector shakes off Brexit worries but recovery remains fragile

Britain's construction sector is moving "closer to stabilisation" and has bounced back admirably from a awful month in July, according to the latest data released by IHS Markit on Friday morning. The figures show "Canada's manufacturing sector continues to struggle for momentum", said Tim Moore, senior economist at survey compilers IHS Markit.


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