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Ace Showdown: Bumgarner, Giants Knock off Arrieta, Cubs 3-2

Like Arrieta, Bumgarner lasted 6 innings on Saturday. Texas pushed its lead in the AL West out to 9-1/2 games ahead of Houston by winning a tight game against its state and division rival. The right-hander didn't allow another hit until Ichiro Suzuki led off the ninth with a single. Eduardo Nunez drove in a run on a single in the fourth for a 2-0 Giants lead.

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Pope declares Mother Teresa a saint and model of mercy

Christian theologian Father Francis Gonsalves appreciated the unconditional love Mother Teresa showered on thousands of destitute and poor. When Pope Francis canonises Mother Teresa on September 4, two Balkan countries will be celebrating the sainthood of a woman they both fiercely claim as their own.

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Southern Miss rallies for 44-35 upset of Kentucky

Quarterback Drew Barker says players have "learned to work as a team" and are more united this season. Mullens finished 18 of 28 passing for 258 yards to help Jay Hopson win his debut as Golden Eagles coach. Ross was part of the team Saturday night against Southern Miss , and he made his presence felt early. Hopson inherits a fully rebuilt squad and has tremendous talent under center in Nick Mullens who lit up opposing secondary's for almost 4,500 yards and 38 scores although ...

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Clinton Explains Exactly How Trump is Peddling Hate in 'Alt-Right' Speech

But neither that issue nor her emails appears to be going away soon. We've been doing wonderful, far, far greater ... than anyone understands. Shortly after Clinton's speech , the Trump campaign, which has taken every opportunity to create a caricature of legitimate criticisms of Clinton, fired off a statement to direct attention to her email scandal and allege she committed fraud during her term as Secretary of State.

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What Time & TV Channel Is the LSU-Wisconsin Game On Today?

Wisconsin started five drives from its 40 or beyond because of LSU's offensive struggles. Quarterback Brandon Harris had a terrible game, looking like he hadn't improved or might have even regressed from a year ago. I went to Green Bay Packer games. Wisconsin quarterback Bart Houston - named after legendary Packers quarterback Bart Starr - threw two costly interceptions but was flawless when it mattered most.

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Cap record not in Wayne Rooney's thoughts in Slovakia

His next will come for Bournemouth, a development few anticipated even when he looked woefully out of touch in Saint-Etienne. England manager Sam Allardyce during training at St George's Park on September 3, 2016. Lallana - still searching for his first England goal having been capped 26 times - has no such concerns and believes Allardyce's adaptability can only help the national team move on from the summer's disappointment.

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SolarCity advisor Lazard made mistake in deal with Tesla

Other traders are likely concerned that the SpaceX explosion will be a distraction for Musk during a critical time for Tesla and SolarCity . Such a provision would offer SolarCity a valuable protection: After all, Tesla would be paying completely in stock to acquire it.

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Korean Shipping Failure Will Impact Global Goods

If the plan had been accepted, the creditors would have likely converted about 700 billion won of the 5.6-trillion total debt to equity, which would have gained Hanjin about a year in which it could operate normally while working to reduce its remaining debt.

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Manufacturing Sector Contracts in August

The employment portion of the index fell to a reading of 48.3 in August from 49.4 in July. A reading above 50 indicates that factory activity is growing while a reading under 50 signals contraction. The index over the past 12 month has averaged a mere 50.2, a figure barely into expansion territory. Fresh orders to American factories shrank for the first time this year, as production was cut by the most since 2012 and employment fell, the report showed.

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United States airlines get Cuba green light after historic flight

A water cannon sprayed a salute, and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was the first to get off the plane once it came to rest. Its departure from Florida was celebrated the same way. Another passenger, Aleisy Barreda, 46, was overcome with emotion. Foxx, a former Charlotte, N.C. mayor, rode on a JetBlue flight from Fort Lauderdale to Santa Clara , Cuba .

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EpiPen fallout: Clinton vows to hold drug makers 'accountable' with oversight board

Amid an outcry by parents, consumer groups and USA politicians, the company said on Monday it will soon launch the first generic version of the device for US$300, half the list price of its branded product. That's a clear attempt to reassure the pharmaceutical industry that government intervention won't squelch the development of new, pricey treatments. Biologics are more hard to make than drugs derived from chemicals, and therefore more expensive to consumers.

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More US counties to see Obama care marketplace monopoly

Obamacare was not designed for a system where states could so easily frustrate its objective. Back in February 2013, the Congressional Budget Office projected that 24 million people would be in the exchanges by 2016, in part because some employers would drop coverage, forcing workers into Obamacare.

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Act now on Paris climate accord, megacities' mayors tell G20

In particular, planned new coal-fired power plants within the G20 would almost double coal capacity if built, and would make it "virtually impossible" to keep warming even to 2 degrees, said a report issued Thursday by the Climate Transparency consortium.

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Bumpy start to Obama's China trip, beginning with the stairs

Xi, speaking before the meeting, said China wanted no confrontation with the US and hoped to maintain a sustainable relationship. "When the old path no longer takes us far, we should turn to innovation", he said. A statement from China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the two leaders compared notes on Sino-U.S. relations and on major global and regional issues of mutual concerns in a "candid, in-depth and friendly manner", with a series of "important consensus" reached between the duo.

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Rocky start to Obama's China trip, beginning with the stairs

In a speech at a ceremony in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou , Obama said the Paris deal was the "single best chance that have to deal with a problem that could end up transforming this planet". President Barack Obama andChinese President Xi Jinping shake hands prior to a meeting at the West Lake State House in Hangzhou on September 3, 2016.

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How Trump, Clinton immigration plans would affect the US

Alfonso Aguilar, the president of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, said he feels "misled" by Trump and officially withdrew his support from the GOP candidate Thursday morning in a CNN interview. A much more measured Trump described Mexicans as "amazing people" as he appeared alongside Pena Nieto in Mexico's capital. It would focus on removing illegal aliens that are most risky.

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Narendra Modi leaves Vietnam, heads to China for G20 summit

Both leaders said ties would be upgraded to the level of "comprehensive strategic relationship" and bilateral trade would be nearly doubled to $15 billion by 2020. "Both sides expressed satisfaction at the conclusion of the Programme of Cooperation in UN Peacekeeping Matters", the statement said. "We also recognised the need to cooperate in responding to emerging regional challenges", the prime minister said, without naming any country.

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China ratifies Paris climate agreement ahead of G20 summit

Barack Obama, who arrived in China Saturday on the first leg of his final tour of Asia as president, and Chinese President Xi Jinping have now submitted their plans to join the agreement to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. A meeting between Modi and US President Barack Obama is, however, not on the cards during this trip, they said. The U.S. and China are the world's biggest polluters, together comprising 40 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.

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Josh Barnett, Alexander Gustafsson, Ryan Bader victorious in Germany

Josh Barnett , Alexander Gustafsson, and Ryan Bader won big at Saturday's UFC Fight Night event in Germany. Barnett is a well rounded fighter who should be able to fight Arlovski standing and he holds a major advantage when it comes to ground fighting.

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Irish Independent: Apple CEO says European Union tax ruling 'total 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. Mr Cook said that in 2014 his company paid one of every 15 United States dollars of corporation tax in Ireland. It was unclear whether treaties with European countries since 1934 would supersede the provision if it were challenged in court.

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What the heck is the Fed waiting for to hike rates?

Economists polled by Reuters had forecast payrolls rising 180,000 last month. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said in a speech last Friday that the case for the Fed raising interest rates has been bolstered by a solid job market and an improved outlook for the USA economy and inflation.

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Kerber crushes young Bellis to reach fourth round

It's great to be here again. "She has a great future", Kerber said of Bellis. Rafael Nadal boasted after his first-round US Open match that he has a video recording of being the first player to hit a ball in practice under the new roof at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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Chinese legislature ratifies Paris climate change treaty ahead of G20 summit

The world economy should become interconnected and inclusive to forge interactive synergy and strengthen the foundation for win-win outcomes, Xi said. Greenpeace East Asia's senior climate policy adviser Li Shuo said it was time for the Paris accord to "move from agreement to action". Still, "While it's not everything we hoped for, the implementation of the Paris agreement will radically remake the energy sector", Boeve added.

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Milwaukee Brewers were in trade talks over Puig, Braun

The Dodgers got a scare in the fourth inning when Urias was hit in the left index and middle fingers on a bunt attempt. The Dodgers still have a very strong farm system with young talent surfacing en masse this season with the likes of Corey Seager , Julio Urias , and then soon-to-be Jose De Leon , in addition to those who are still lying in wait in Double-A and Triple-A.

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Kate Middleton pulls a pint at Cornish cider farm

The couple will also visit Scilly, an archipelago off the Cornish coast. Do you have some aspirations?' Duchess Kate asked. Chatting to locals, William looked trim in a pair of tailored pants and slim-cut grey blazer. In the Rainforest Biome - said to be the world's biggest under-cover rainforest - the Cambridges marvelled at the trees that towered above them. "I wouldn't say I am a huge fan of hers with posters all on the wall or anything ".

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Fed's Lacker brushes off jobs report, said rates should be higher

The unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.9 percent as more people flocked to the labor market. Even though the report lacked spark, the monthly average for payroll growth is still a solid 232,000 for the three months through August, keeping alive the possibility the Federal Reserve might edge interest rates up a small amount as soon as later in the month.

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Obama: US will join climate change deal

Before Saturday's action by the US and China, 24 nations had formally joined , accounting for just 1.08 percent of total global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the United Nations. "What China and presumably the USA will do is set an example for other countries to follow", Brown said. "We're also setting the stage so that the next USA administration comes in with a relationship that is on a strong and productive footing", he said.

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Joy Global sales hurt by weak mining equipment

The company said higher usage of coal to generate electricity amid higher natural gas prices recently, as well as a rise in temperatures in the USA, helped domestic coal markets some during the latest period. 06/10/2016 - Joy Global Inc . was upgraded to "outperform" by analysts at FBR Capital Markets. Joy Global has a 52-week low of $8.35 and a 52-week high of $28.55.

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Vera Bradley reports lower fiscal Q2 earnings, revenue, but above expectations

However, analysts are expecting revenue of at least $130 million and EPS of $0.27. During the same period a year ago, the business posted $0.15 earnings per share. These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for VRA to be -13.3%. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.54, for a total transaction of $157,032.00.

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US, China Formally Join Global Climate Pact

More than 170 nations signed the Paris agreement, committing to fight climate change by cutting carbon emissions. The state-run Xinhua News Agency reported Saturday that China's legislature had voted to formally enter the agreement. Both were key to getting an agreement in Paris past year. "The joint announcement between the USA and China means that the commitments contained in the Paris Agreement are set to become real laws in major economies", said Nigel Topping, CEO of the We Mean ...

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Yields rise to one-month highs on hawkish Yellen

Ms Yellen added yesterday that the Fed still thinks future rate increases should be "gradual". Prior to Yellen's comments being released Craig Erlam, analyst at Oanda trading group, indicated investors above all wanted "clarity on the near-term path of interest rates".

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Commences Investigation on Behalf of Genesco Inc. Investors

Overall, Genesco turned in a profit of $15.6 million in the latest quarter, up from $7.5 million a year ago. For consistency with Fiscal 2017's previously announced earnings expectations and with previously reported adjusted results for the prior year period, the Company believes that the disclosure of the results from continuing operations adjusted for these items will be useful to investors.

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China ratifies Paris climate deal ahead of G20 summit

Almost 200 countries came together back in December to hammer out the Paris Agreement during a United Nations conference on climate change . Greenpeace UK chief scientist Dr Doug Parr said: "This move from the world's largest carbon emitters takes the Paris climate deal much closer to the critical threshold for adoption".

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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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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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