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Canada decides to join AIIB

Canada announced Wednesday it intends to apply for membership to the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), making it the latest USA ally to join the organization which experts say is a signal of Canada's growing willingness to deepen economic cooperation and reset ties with China.

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Woodside Petroleum Limited spends US$400 million on BHP's LNG assets

On September 5, Woodside said the acquisition includes a 25% interest in WA-1-R and a 50% interest in WA-62-R, which together contain the Scarborough gas field . "The JV is now working FLNG as its preferred development option and Woodside supports this work", he said in a statement. "If the Scarborough JV elects to look at other development options, including an onshore tieback via Woodside operated infrastructure, then Woodside would offer its support in understanding these opportunities", ...

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Obama addresses comments by Philippine president

He added that: "I do not have any master except the Filipino people, nobody but nobody". The acid-tongued Duterte bristled at warnings he would face questioning by the US President over a war against drugs in the Philippines that has claimed more than 2,400 lives in just over two months.

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May boosted by Australia trade deal hopes, but Japan voices Brexit concerns

The comments come as a boost to Mrs May after US president Barack Obama indicated that a trade deal with the UK would not be a top priority for Washington and Japan published a list of demands to protect its firms based in the UK from the impact of Brexit.

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Xi at G-20 says world economy at risk, warns against protectionism

U.S. President Barack Obama exits a rear door of Air Force One at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province, Saturday, Sept. Others were crouched on the ground to inspect a manhole cover. At the time of the landing, the Chinese had relented asking the American to use their own stairs, but by then the United States officials had made a decision to use a smaller exit door in the belly of the aircraft.

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Tropical Storm Warning issued for parts of Gulf Coast

Its maximum sustained winds are 35 miles per hour and it is moving at just 2 miles per hour toward the north. Lee and Gary Moulton walk from their home along what is left of a road that was destroyed by Hurricane Hermine in the Alligator Point community of Franklin County, Fla., Friday, Sept.

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Angels' Matt Shoemaker leaves after being hit by line drive

The crowd in Seattle gave Shoemaker a standing ovation as he was helped off the field. "It's kind of like, 'Screw baseball, who cares about the game?' You are just anxious about him", Seager said. That was really bad". Seattle (69-67) has dropped 10 of its past 12 and is five games out of the final AL wild-card with 26 games to go. Shoemaker is 1-2 with a 5.82 ERA versus the Mariners in 2016, although he managed to secure the victory against Seattle on August 18 after permitting two ...

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Satellite Owner Says SpaceX Owes It $50 Million Or A Free Flight

The companies unveiled the agreement last week, but said it was contingent on the successful launch of the satellite and completion of its in-orbit tests. A report published in the Reuters News said, SpaceX said on Friday it would shift Florida flights to a almost completed second site after damage to its launch pad on Thursday from the explosion of a rocket belonging to the space services company run by Elon Musk .

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Satellite owner says SpaceX owes $50 million or free flight

SpaceX now operates 3 launch pads - 2 in Florida and 1 in California at Vandenberg Air Force Base SpaceX's other launch sites were not affected by yesterday's events.Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base is in the final stages of an operational upgrade and Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center remains on schedule to be operational in November.

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Fed Vice-Chairman is Positive About Negative Rates

Kansas City Fed President Esther George last week reiterated her call that higher rates are warranted, while Dallas chief Robert Kaplan said "the case is strengthening" for another increase. The next key indicator is Friday's jobs report for August, which is expected to show employers added 180,000 jobs in the month, according to the median estimate of 89 economists polled by Reuters .

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Unchanged West Indies asked to bat first

The hundred came in only Lewis's second game at this level, after making his debut last March against Afghanistan in the T20 World Cup in India. Johnson Charles (79) and Lewis immediately set about punishing the India attack with a blistering 57-ball partnership of 126.

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Quintana breaks Froome's resolve on stage 15

Yesterday's stage 14 was a 196km ride from Urdax-Dantxarinea to Aubisque-Gourette with a high-mountain summit finish. Esteban Chaves remained in third place overall at 3:57 back, followed by Contador five seconds behind. A late rally by Chaves saw the smiling Colombian retain his third place on GC, 20 seconds behind Froome, while Contador - despite his blip - rose to fourth, just over four minutes down on Quintana.

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Tribal chairman urges avoiding Bismarck after pipeline clash

Protesters said six people were bitten by the guard dogs, including a young child, and at least 30 people were pepper sprayed, tribe spokesman Steve Sitting Bear said, the Associated Press reported. Chairman Harold Frazier said in a news release that many of his tribal members were pepper sprayed by the security officers and attacked by dogs after they went onto a construction site Saturday afternoon.

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O2: Float or flog. What's it going to be, Telefonica?

If markets closed, we would wait. The European Commission had blocked the company's sale of O2 to CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. (0001.HK) because the European Union's executive branch said the deal would have resulted in higher prices and fewer choices for United Kingdom customers.

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Japan, China to hold summit meeting on Monday amid island row

When a White House official responded that it was the United States' president and plane and that the press wasn't moving, the man shouted back: "This is our country". Obama offered a diplomatic reply when asked to comment on the airport "kerfuffle" on Sunday during a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Officer Critical After Shooting Near Casino Garage

Chisholm was arrested in Bridgeton and Cross was arrested in Millville. The other men all ran in different directions. Those men, the robbery victims, were identified and cooperated with police. Gov. Chris Christie declared Saturday a state of emergency for Atlantic, Cape May and Ocean ... Police could be seen rushing into the area in heavy gear and blocking off the surrounding area.

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Philippines says 3 people being sought for deadly blast

The Philippine National Police, to be sure, has not given up on the possibility that "disgruntled vendors" at the night market were behind the explosion. "It's not martial law until it's a threat against the people and against the nation". "So I am declaring now a state of lawlessness ". Duterte is likely to use this bombing to further crack down on drug dealers and other criminals.

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California Lawmakers Vote to Expand Overtime Pay for Farmworkers

They now receive overtime pay after 10 hours and don't have a 40-hour workweek. Across the country, agricultural workers are required to be paid the minimum wage, but there is no upper limit on how long they work. Meanwhile, Brown signed 21 bills Monday, including a ban on bullhooks used on elephants in circuses. AB 1066 would for the first time give farm workers a 40-hour standard work week, over a four-year period.

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EU leaders call for action on Chinese steel

These profits were not subject to tax in any country under provisions of Irish law that are no longer in force. In the wake of the ruling, Ap ple also confirmed it has made provisions on its balance sheets for 30 billion US dollars of tax bills in the US.

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Maroon 5 reschedule dates as Adam Levine prepares for fatherhood

Why the change? A tweet sent out by Maroon 5 says it's due to the upcoming birth of Adam Levine's baby. Maroon 5 has chose to reschedule seven shows due to the upcoming birth of the first child for front man Adam Levine and wife Behati Prinsloo.

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Storm threat dissippiates for Florida, remains for Gulf next week

According to the National Hurricane Center , there's a 30 percent or "low" chance that Invest 99 will develop into an organized formation over the next 48 hours. Whatever the storm does, "now is a good time to be prepared just in case it does develop into something" in the Gulf, WWL-TV meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said.

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Even while criticising Cong, Arvind Kejriwal attacks Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday mockingly dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "Mr Reliance" after his photo appeared in the company's advertisements and accused him of "openly endorsing" its latest Jio services. The entire Reliance Jio network runs on data, which means even voice calls are data-powered. Apart from the Postpaid plans, Reliance Jio plans, voice calls are completely free, with no limits mentioned on voice usage.

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UK Rules Out Changes To Calais Agreement On Border Checks

Elphicke said lorry drivers passing through Calais faced increasing peril from people seeking to get onto their trucks using desperate measures, and that France and Britain need to cooperate to remove the so-called Jungle camp near the French port, a base for thousands of people seeking to reach the UK.

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Formula One sale to Liberty Media to go ahead next week

Auto Motor Und Sport , popularly known as AMUS, is a German news organization known for unparalleled access to the inner workings of Formula One racing. According to the Liberty Media Group website, Liberty Media Corp consists of assets held through the Liberty Braves Group, the Liberty Media Group and the Liberty SiriusXM Group.

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State of emergency in Oklahoma city following natural disaster

Saturday in north-central Oklahoma, on the fringe of an area where regulators had stepped in to limit wastewater disposal. Wells within 10 miles of the quake's epicenter will shut down completely within 10 days, Oklahoma Corporation Commission spokesman Matt Skinner said.

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Large Cap Key Stocks of the Day: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

After $1.24 actual EPS reported by Costco Wholesale Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 39.52% EPS growth. The stock price is going above to its 52 week low with 27.47% and lagging behind from its 52 week high with -22.07%.

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September 12 is first day of Eid Al Adha

On this day, the Muslims sacrifice animals for the blessings of the God. The timing of the holiday is determined by sightings of a new moon, and religious authorities announced that they did not see one on Thursday, pushing the holiday forward by a day.

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Pro-Democracy Camp in Hong Kong Faces Test

But there is a risk that that new young activists will draw support away from more established parties, splitting the vote and enabling pro-Beijing candidates to capitalize. Student voter Wilson Vai, 21, said he supported the pro-democracy camp―but felt calling for independence was going too far. The structure of the council makes it nearly impossible for the democracy camp to take a majority as 30 of the council's 70 seats are elected by special interest groups representing a range of ...

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I feel blessed to have witnessed Mother Teresa's canonisation: Mamata Banerjee

The ceremony came nearly 19 years after Teresa's death in Kolkata , the Indian city where she spent nearly 40 years tending to the poorest of the poor . The Vatican granted her permission to leave the Sisters of Loreto and to live her new call under the guidance of the Archbishop of Calcutta. "She said after visiting an adult care facility, 'You have many material things here in the United States, but you have the greatest poverty of loneliness", recalled Father Bob Kantor.

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Dyson adds a heater to its combo bladeless fan/air purifier

On September 6, the innovative engineering company's Pure Hot+Cool Link will complete the seemingly inevitable Venn diagram. An air purifier can help. "It's a well-timed balancing act, or more like a see-saw". Dyson has come out with the Pure Hot + Cool Link , which combines a heater, fan and air purifier all into one $599.99 package.

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China's President Xi jinping warns against 'empty talk' as G20 summit opens

Multiple others have also said that the treatment given to the United States president was not a cock-up. "We understand that many of our citizens are frustrated by the pace of globalization and feel they're not experiencing the benefits of global trade", he said.

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Samsung announces details for Galaxy Note 7 recall process

After unveiling the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 last month, recently there have been reports about the battery inside the phablet exploding while charging. The Galaxy Note 7 had a very active and friendly reception on its release along with the Gear S3 smartwatch at the IFA trade show which took place this week; it seemed like Samsung was on the road to getting its swagger back.

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Killed & Dozens Injured In Philippines Bombing

Noel Vilanueva, medical director of Davao Doctors Hospitals, told CNN Philippines that four patients were brought to the facility, one of whom required surgery for a leg injury. Officials believe Abu Sayyaf orchestrated the attack in retaliation for the Philippine government's military offensive against the group in Jolo, the group's island stronghold in the far south of the Philippines.

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Trade union strike affects many parts of MP

Clearing operations at the Reserve Bank was hit with the union leaders claiming that 26 lakh cheques totalling value of Rs 19,000 crore were held up as the staff did not report for duty. They would make it easier to sack people, ram through increased contract work and enable employers to hire at less than the minimum wage. In West Bengal, almost 270 bandh supporters, including Siliguri mayor Ashok Bhattacharya, were arrested, while in Assam the police took about 500 protesters in ...

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Apple September 7 event: New Beats products incoming!

It also confirmed a Lightning EarPod and surprisingly, a Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adaptor that will come bundled with the phones. In addition to expanded internal storage, Apple has also improved the camera of the two iPhone 7 .


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