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China, U.S. formally enter landmark climate deal

During the summit from September 4 to 5, Obama was expected to reaffirm the US's shift in focus towards Asia, Efe news reported . He said the Paris Agreement may be remembered as "the moment we finally made a decision to save our planet".

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Earthquake Shakes Plains from Nebraska to Texas

Though there was no immediate damage reported, reports suggest that it was the strongest Oklahom quake on record. The man was treated and released. The largest was at 7:02 a.m. An quake has rattled a swath of the Great Plains, from Kansas City , Missouri, to central Oklahoma. Readers reported feeling the activity as far south as Dallas, and as far north as Iowa.

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Sonakshi's Akira trumps women centric Neerja, Sarbjit with its first day collections

By adding such an amount to its collections, " Akira " has surged ahead of movies like "NH10" and "Mardaani". Despite there being a Bharat Bandh . Of the cast, Sonakshi Sinha seems to enjoy her action scenes, but they are few and far between.

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Smoked meat and basketball: Trudeau takes lighter approach to connect with China

Additionally, the 44-year-old prime minister is surrounded by Canadian superheroes Puck, Sasquatch and Aurora - members of the Alpha Flight squad - as Iron Man looms in the background. The deals signed on Thursday involve companies in sectors from seafood to clean technologies, the trade minister said ahead of a speech by Trudeau.

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Tesla launching 'major improvements' to Autopilot in coming weeks

Tesla is now planning to raise additional funds by the end of this year, including through potential equity or debt offerings . Reuters reported Baclays analyst Brian John as saying that the timing of the SEC filing "reinforces the need for SolarCity to have quick access to capital".

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PM's visit to China brings good news for canola producers

China founded the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank late past year to provide other countries in the region access to capital for investments in things such as transportation, power and telecommunications projects. Ahead of the official visit, Trudeau said his government would balance strengthening business ties between the two countries with concerns over human rights issues in China.

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SC to K'taka on Cauvery water dispute

Nariman is appearing for Karnatakain the case. Karnataka had earlier made it clear that it was not possible for it to spare Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu given the "severe distress" it was facing; an all-party meeting had decided that the same stand should be placed before the Supreme Court.

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US Awards Routes To Cuba As First Flight Arrives

Lauderdale, Florida, to Santa Clara, Cuba, was set to be the first of a regular route for the airline. "Seeing the American airlines landing routinely around the island will drive a sense of openness, integration and normality". JetBlue celebrated the new route with celebrations at the airport in Ft. "The Havana competition was one of the most over-subscribed competitions that I've been a part of", Foxx said in an interview before the plane took off.

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China, Canada firms sign 56 deals worth more than $1.2 billion

On Thursday, Trudeau announced the signing of 56 trade deals with China at a business gala in Shanghai . "Gentlemen, it's 2016", he said. During Prime Minister Trudeau's visit to Beijing he met with His Excellency, President Xi Jinping of China, and His Excellency, Chairman Zhang Dejiang of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress , respectively, while also holding talks with Premier Li Keqiang.

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Apple CEO blasts $14.5 bil. tax ruling by European Union as political

If allowed to stand, the action by the European Union authorities could substantially undermine the Irish government's strategy for attracting major global companies to locate and operate in Ireland. Earnings that passed through Apple's Irish subsidiaries but were generated outside of Ireland were apparently not taxed by the Irish authorities. Ireland is also expected to appeal, although the government postponed a decision on Wednesday.

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China Endorses Paris Climate Treaty

Xi said he hoped the announcement would benefit everyone. French President Francois Hollande said it was an important step that would pave the way for the implementation of the Paris agreement at the end of the year. U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping formally joined the Paris Climate agreement Saturday in Hangzhou , as the leaders of the world's two largest emitters of carbon pollution virtually ensured that the deal involving more than 190 countries will take ...

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'Taco trucks on every corner' makes America hungry again

Gutierrez, who is a Mexican immigrant , defended Trump's stance on immigration, and said restrictions need to be tighter because Mexican culture is causing problems. With several predominantly Latino neighborhoods, Phoenix is a city used to seeing taco trucks on the corner. And journalist Marcus Baram played on the Trump campaign phrase "Make America Great Again" by suggesting more tacos could help towards that aim.

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Hurricane Hermine: What to Expect and When

Rick Scott said. On Cedar Key, a historic village of 700 people that is popular with tourists, the police chief, Virgil Sandlin, said the town had been "devastated" by the wind and the rain and by a 9-foot storm surge that coincided with high tide.

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Dollar softens after August payrolls report

Elsewhere, pound was on track to end the week on an upbeat note after a report indicated British businesses were growing more confident and a reading on the construction industry showed the sector was overcoming Brexit jitters. Dollar weakness suggests traders are anxious that the weak reading on manufacturing could prevent the Fed from raising interest rates this year. So, this upside surprise was good news for the United Kingdom and the pound rocketed by more than 100 pips against the ...

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Zenit St Petersburg issues hilarious response to Burger King naming rights offer

Thankfully, even the Russians know naming a club after a mediocre fast-food chain is a bad idea, and the way they publicly rejected the bid is absolutely hilarious. Zenit would not have been Burger King's first foray into football sponsorship, after they infamously secured a shirt sponsorship deal with Spanish club Getafe in 2009, which ran until 2012.

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Irish cabinet plans to join Apple in European Union tax ruling appeal

Mr Cook said: "It's total political crap". The Irish government formally made a decision to appeal the European Commission's $14.5 billion back-tax demand on Friday. " Apple has always been about doing the right thing, never the easy thing". But at an earlier cabinet meeting on Wednesday he failed to persuade a group of independent lawmakers, whose support is vital for the minority government, to agree to fight the ruling that Apple (AAPL.O) must pay up to 13 billion euros (10.96 ...

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China to join Paris climate change accord

At a ceremony on the sidelines of a global economic summit, Obama and Xi, representing the world's two biggest carbon emitters, delivered a series of documents to U.N. More than 20 nations have signed on, or are expected to before the end of the year. China's top legislature has ratified the Paris global climate agreement, state news agency Xinhua reports.

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Duterte alarmed by reports of Chinese barges in Panatag Shoal

Some officials worry that China may install radars and missiles there. Duterte, who took office two months ago, has vowed to mend ties with China after his predecessor Benigno Aquino angered Beijing by filing the arbitration case in 2013.

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Perez signs for Arsenal from Deportivo

Perez cost €20 million from Deportivo La Coruna where he spent two seasons and in the most recent one scored 17 goals in 36 league appearances. The 27-year-old has "a good eye for goal" according to manager Arsene Wenger and Perez is looking forward to making his debut.

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Will Be the Year of Canada-China Tourism

In the past, the Chinese leadership has not taken kindly to public criticism of its human rights record, particularly from western countries. Zhang Dejiang (R), chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress , meets with visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Beijing, capital of China, Sept.

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French court has overturned the controversial burkini ban

It said the ban "seriously and clearly illegally breached fundamental freedoms to come and go, freedom of beliefs and individual freedom". Mr Spinosi represents the Human Rights League (LDH) which, along with the anti-Islamophobia association (CCIF), took Villeneuve-Loubet to the highest court in the land.

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Team Clinton raised a staggering $143 million in August

Over the course of the hour, we will revisit their personal histories and explore episodes in which their characters were forged. Only one of the polls included in the average, the Fox News Poll, was sponsored by a group whose polls will be included in the calculations the Commission on Presidential Debates will complete to determine eligibility for the debates.

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G-20 Summit to begin in Chinese city of Hangzhou

Aiming to build on previous cooperation, the USA and China have also been discussing a global agreement on aviation emissions, though there's some disagreement about what obligations developing countries should face in the first years. His trip comes after he defeated an attempted coup by military officers July 15. China is Turkey's third-largest trading partner, though the two countries have clashed over China's handling of Uighur minorities who share cultural ties with Turkey.

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Rocket explodes on launch pad in blow to Elon Musk's SpaceX

A Falcon 9 didn't fly again after the June 2015 explosion until December 21, when the rocket successfully lofted 11 satellites for the company Orbcomm - and the Falcon 9 first stage came back to Cape Canaveral and pulled off the first-ever soft landing during an orbital launch.

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Erdogan focuses on terrorism ahead of China G20 summit

Obama also is scheduled to meet with the Philippines' new president, Rodrigo Duterte, to discuss an worldwide court ruling at The Hague against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea. The nations that have joined must also produce at least 55 percent of global emissions. The summit will be a capstone of sorts for the relationship between President Obama and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.

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New Reuters poll has Trump edging past Clinton

The Los Angeles Times daily poll (which is conducted much differently than other polls) shows Trump ahead 45.0% to 42.4%. This news story is related to Latest/147360-Trump-catches-up-to-Clinton-latest-ReutersIpsos-poll-finds/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne.

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Retailers scramble to work around Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy

Late Thursday, two Hanjin ships bound for the Port of Long Beach were reported to be stranded and unable to enter the port, while a third outbound ship from Long Beach to Japan had anchored outside the harbor. October is the busiest month for cargo from South Korea to the USA, accounting for about 11.5 percent of the annual total. "They've got bills to pay - they could literally close their doors over this", said Peter Schneider, Fresno-based vice president of T.G.S.

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New Jersey Transit bus broadsides another, killing driver

The driver of a bus has died in a horrific accident in New Jersey that threw passengers across the road in a scene of chaos. At a news conference Friday afternoon, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka did not offer many details about the incident. "My thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by today's bad tragedy", U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr., who represents the district that includes Newark, said in a statement.

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Kerry visits Bangladesh for talks on security

Bangladesh has been reeling from a series of attacks in the last three years, including on foreigners, rights activists and members of religious minorities. About his visit to the historic Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 in the capital, Kerry said he was really impressed to see the historical evidence in the house.

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Hermine hits Florida, downgraded to tropical storm

As of 4 a.m. EDT, the storm is centered about 35 miles west-southwest of Valdosta, Georgia, and is moving north-northeast at 14 mph. It was moving northeast at 20 miles per hour. Scott also said since the state experienced heavy rains, residents need to take precautions against creating breeding areas for mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus.

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Ireland doesn't want $14.5 billion in tax from Apple

Mr. Cook also said in the radio interview that he expects Ireland's government will do "the right thing" and appeal the European Union clawback ruling . The EC is essentially trying to reallocate taxes that should be paid in the U.S.to the EU, Cook told the publication, and may be using the case as part of a play to harmonize tax rates across the EU, as well.

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Iranian military vessels 'speed close to USA navy ship with weapons bared'

Disturbing news broke Thursday that for the third time in a week US Navy ships in or near the Persian Gulf were harassed by vessels maned by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. This incident comes after another close encounter on Tuesday when four Iranian craft "harassed" a United States destroyer near the Strait of Hormuz , according to U.S.

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The Elon Musk Trade Is Taking A Big Hit Today

Tesla will roll out "major improvements" to its so-called Autopilot software with new versions of the software that will soon be downloaded to owners' Model S and Model X electric vehicles, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday on Twitter . In the past year, Tesla shares are down 18.5 percent and SolarCity shares have fallen 60.4 percent. Conflicts of interest, the combination of two money-losing companies and the relatively disparate markets the companies operate in are among the leading ...

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Hurricane in Florida wipes away beachside buildings and topples trees

Marks, 30 minutes south of Tallahassee, with winds of 80 miles per hour. The neighboring state of Georgia placed 56 counties on a state of emergency, and thousands more homes and businesses had their power cut as Hermine moved up the coast.

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JetBlue's First Commercial Flight From US to Cuba Pictures

Among them are Silver Airways, a commuter airline, which will begin offering three weekly flights to Santa Clara starting Thursday; and American Airlines Group (AAL), which is scheduled to begin service on September 7. The final announcement of routes to Havana, which could be announced on Wednesday and start before December, is slated to include flights from Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles and Houston, among others.


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