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Dakota Access Pipeline protest turns violent

One of the security officers was taken to a hospital, while the two guard dogs were taken to veterinary clinic, Preskey said . A woman on scene reported six people were bit by dogs and 12 people had to be treated for pepper-spray. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is anxious that the DAPL will disturb or potentially destroy sacred sites and might negatively impact drinking water for both thousands of tribe members and millions of others downstream.

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Hermine expected to weaken as it lingers offshore

A third death associated with Tropical Storm Hermine has been reported as the storm moves along the East Coast. Atlantic storm Hermine drifted north on Monday off the U.S. Hermine became the first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in 11 years, packing winds of 80 miles per hour (130 kph), and knocking out power to 300,000 homes and businesses.

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Enbridge to Buy Spectra Energy in Stock-For-Stock Deal

Al Monaco, president and chief executive officer of Enbridge , said: "Over the last two years, we've been focused on identifying opportunities that would extend and diversify our asset base and sources of growth beyond 2019". for stock worth $37 billion. This is an incredible opportunity for both companies and we at Spectra Energy could not be more excited about what it means going forward.

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Southeast Asian summit opens, overshadowed by Duterte flap

Obama had raised concerns over extra-judicial killings of drug dealers in the Asian country, something that Duterte had called for during his short time as president. The insult was made more egregious because of who the target was - President Barack Obama. An average of 44 people are being killed each day in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on crime, according to police data released today that showed the death toll surging to almost 3,000.

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The scale of violence against women in Leicestershire

Revenge pornography prosecutions have topped 200 since new laws to tackle the crime were rolled out, an official report has revealed. More than 100,000 defendants were prosecuted for domestic abuse, with over 75,000 convicted - the highest volumes ever recorded, also reaching the highest ever conviction rate of 74.5% by March 2016.

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Hillary flies with media on campaign plane

It's a hard year to be a voter: Either you fear Donald Trump is too ill-tempered to be commander in chief - or that Hillary Clinton can't seem to tell the truth. But he did not explicitly rule out a long-term path to legal status if the nation's immigration system is overhauled. 'There are so many of them I've lost track of them, ' she said.

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Standing Rock Tribe Files Restraining Order Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Archaumbault says that Dakota Access Pipeline workers continued construction during the early morning hours on Sunday. A South Dakota tribal chairman has urged members to avoid Bismarck and Mandan in North Dakota after a clash between private security guards and people protesting against the four-state Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Saudi Arabia, Russia Sign Oil Pact, May Limit Output In Future

But oil's surge was enough to boost Saudi petrochemical shares, with bellwether Saudi Basic Industries gaining 2.7 percent. The global benchmark on Monday hit a near one-week high of $49.40 after the Russia-Saudi news. If crude that doesn't usually flow to Asia is viable at current prices, it will only be even more competitive if the oil price does rise to somewhere closer to $60 a barrel, a level that the major oil producers would no doubt like to see.

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Air pollution casts magnetic waste in human brain, ups risk of Alzheimer's

Geophysicist Joe Kirschvink at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, who first detected naturally formed magnetite particles in the brain 25 years ago, told the journalScience, he believes the presence of the particle in the brain is "disturbing".

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Hillary Clinton: Possible Russian Interference in Election 'a Concern'

OH is considered one of four swing states - those that are not clearly in the Democratic or Republican camp - that could prove decisive in the Electoral College vote that will ultimately determine the victor. Trump, a political novice, and Clinton , a veteran politician, face the challenge of confronting historically low approval ratings among voters for whom they are well-known commodities.

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At least 18 injured in building collapse in Tel Aviv, more trapped

Moshe Levi, a United Hatzala rescue worker, said he found "a lot of wounded people" when he arrived at the scene. There were reports of several missing people, potentially trapped under the rubble in the city's Ramat Hachayal district. Those killed were not identified but they were likely workers at the construction zone. Mr Odeh highlighted the plight of construction workers, many of them Palestinian, who often work in unsafe conditions.

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Volkswagen Truck & Bus buying stake in Navistar for $256M

Volkswagen VOWG_p.DE has agreed to supply engines to USA truck maker Navistar NAV.N in exchange for a 16.6 percent stake, an alliance forged in part by the need to meet stringent emissions regulations in the United States. Volkswagen's commercial vehicles division is trying to build itself into a global truck manufacturer after buying Germany's MAN and Sweden's Scania.

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Four killed as militants storm charity building in Afghan capital

It happened mere hours after some 30 people were killed and over 90 more wounded when Taliban suicide bombers detonated two bombs close to the country's Defense Ministry. It comes less than two weeks after Taliban gunmen attacked the American University in the capital. Afghan police have blocked all roads leading to Shar-e-Now.

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Dollar dips as dealers seek U.S. rate policy clues

Yellen, speaking before a gathering of global central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, did not indicate when the Fed would raise rates, but said the central bank thinks future hikes should be "gradual". The Fed chair didn't discuss the specific timing of a rate move in her first public comments since June. She also described consumer spending as "solid", but noted that business investment was weak and exports were taking a hit from a strong USA dollar.

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Philippine president regrets "son of a bitch" remark

But Mr Duterte was still railing against United States officials, who he said "keeps mouthing" statements on human rights. "I've instructed my team to talk to their Philippine counterparts to find out is this a time where we can have some constructive, productive conversations".

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Group protests Dakota Pipeline in Memorial Park

Vicki Anderson Granado, a spokeswoman for Energy Transfer Partners, the company in charge of the pipeline, said in an email that there were 14 security personnel on site Saturday. He says security guards were pushed and struck with fence posts and one person pulled a knife. The protest Saturday came one day after the tribe filed court papers saying it found several sites of "significant cultural and historic value" along the path of the proposed pipeline.

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Korea to lead Hanjin ships to three offshore base ports

Hanjin Shipping had about 600 billion won in unpaid obligations such as charter fees and terminal use fees as of end-August, before a South Korean court approved its court receivership, South Korea's maritime ministry said. "Given the vast amount of cargo and value remaining on the vessels, Hanjin's administrators will have to do all they can to get the ships into ports, as they have to avoid additional claims against Hanjin for delays and possible damages", said Harald von Seydlitz-Kurzbach, ...

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Travel chaos warning over Calais protest against Jungle camp

The minister was to meet with local officials, business representatives and police who man roadways to keep migrants from hopping trucks to Britain. About 7,000 people live in the remaining northern half of the camp, up from 4,500 in June, according to local authorities, although humanitarian groups put the number closer to 9,000.

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Australia Retains Record Low Interest Rate

The board of the Reserve Bank of Australia governed by Glenn Stevens chose to keep the benchmark rate unchanged at a record low of 1.50 percent. The Australian dollar AUD=D4 held firm at $0.7587, retaining its recovery trend from last week's one-month low of $0.7490, ahead of a decision later in the day from the Australian central bank's policy meeting.

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Coleman expects Bale to break Rush record

The 46-year-old took the Dragons to their first major worldwide competition since 1958, guiding them all the way to the semi-finals where they were defeated by eventual winners Portugal, having defeated the likes of Russian Federation and Belgium throughout the historic tournament.

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GE to buy SLM, Arcam for $1.4 bn in 3D printing push

SLM shares were gaining 36.4 percent in Germany and Arcam shares were gaining around 53.23 percent in Sweden. Its second conquest, SLM Solutions , based in Lübeck , Germany, meanwhile employs 260 employees, servicing aerospace, energy, healthcare and automotive industries.

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Hanjin Shipping collapse prompts USA retailers to seek help

At the same time, they have been increasing capacity and building larger and larger ships while prices have fallen. "The most important thing for us is that customers get their goods, so we will continue to handle Hanjin ships", DP World Australia chief commercial officer Brian Gillespie says.

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Airbus signs deals worth $6.5 billion with Vietnam companies

The MOU was signed in Hanoi today by Duong Tri Thanh, President and CEO of Vietnam Airlines, and Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President & CEO. The carrier already has four aircraft in service, with another 10 on firm order for future delivery. "We are pleased to sign our latest purchase agreement with Vietjet", said FabriceBrégier, Airbus President & CEO at the signing ceremony. "The start of non-stop transpacific services with the A350 is yet another example of the commitment we have at Vietnam ...

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Fed's Fischer says US job market 'very close' to full strength

He told Bloomberg TV that the US job market was close to full strength and added the economy had withstood the challenge of a strong dollar. That echoed what other senior Fed officials have been saying in the run-up to the Jackson Hole symposium.

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Narendra Modi meets Saudi Arabia deputy crown prince, talks UNSC, energy cooperation

Saudi Arabia is considered among top investment destinations and a reliable partner in overcoming global economic challenges. Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment Majed Al- Qasabi said the visits to China and Japan by the Deputy Crown Prince witnessed intensive meetings which resulted in the signing of a number of memoranda of understanding and joint economic and trade programs that will increase investments.

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Fed's Yellen Says Rate Hike Case Has 'Strengthened' As Labor Markets Tighten

NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The dollar rallied to a two-week high against the yen and Swiss Franc on Friday in volatile trading as investors focused on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments on an improving US economy that bolstered the case for an interest rate increase.

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Daimler plans at least six electric car models

Daimler remains well on track to introduce a new electric auto at Paris motor show which is scheduled in the month of October. German trade magazine Automobilwoche earlier cited company sources as saying Daimler would bring to market more than six electric auto models between 2018 and 2024.

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Hanjin Group Mulls 100 Bln Won to Ease Cargo Chaos

The Hanjin Group said in a statement Tuesday that it will provide its stakes in overseas terminals, such as the one Hanjin operates in Long Beach, California, as collateral to borrow 60 billion won ($54 million). But it is reluctant to commit huge sums of taxpayers' money, and hopes to orchestrate a takeover by Hanjin's smaller rival, Hyundai Merchant Marine, which is already being restructured.

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Mother Teresa canonized before a huge crowd at the Vatican

Mother Teresa arrives at Ipswich Station in October 1970. Deviating from his homily Sunday, Francis acknowledged it'll be hard for admirers to make the switch since Mother Teresa's saintliness is "so close to us". Mother Teresa Statue [Photo by Baker-Jarvis/iStock] Saint Teresa made another point as well. "I am so proud to be from Kolkata ", said Sanjay Sarkar, a high school student on hand for the celebration.

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G20 Talk Between Obama and Putin "Constructive but not Conclusive"

Answering a question on US-Philippine ties, Obama said he had asked his administration to check if the time was ripe for constructive talks with the new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. The pair spoke for about an hour on Monday in Hangzhou in talks a US official described as productive. North Korea added to the drama by firing three ballistic missiles off its east coast on Monday.

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G20 to explore long-term growth potential: China's Xi

The two leaders also discussed Ukraine during their meetings at the G20; Obama says he emphasized that USA sanctions against Russian Federation wouldn't be lifted until a peace agreement is implemented in Ukraine. Obama called the discussion on Syria "productive" about what a real cessation of hostilities would actually look like. Turkey has spent more than $10 billion to upkeep them.

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Saudi Arabia and Russia sign oil pact, could limit output

While it has recovered recently, the per barrel market price is still well off highs of above $100 seen in mid-2014. Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak described the announcement as marking a "new era" in cooperation between Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia and insisted it would have a "critical significance" for oil markets, news agency Interfax reported.

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Hanjin Group to Provide 100 Billion Won for Shipping Line

Nevertheless, it is carefully looking into the situation and trying to stop the problem from getting worse, with the Oceans and Fisheries Ministry operating as its "control tower", it said. South Korea's government has made a decision to provide embattled Hanjin Shipping with about 100 billion won ($91 million) or more of long-term, low interest funding, wire service Yonhap reported on Tuesday.

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Shipping company's bankruptcy spooks retailers as goods are stranded

The impact of the bankruptcy filing this week by South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping Co . continues to be felt in Hampton Roads. USA retailers urged their government to take steps to minimize disruption from the collapse of South Korea's Hanjin Shipping as more of its vessels have been seized or blocked from entering ports around the world.

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Man in Zorro costume detained

With the masked man's identity withheld, the police found that he often works as "Zorro" on Hollywood Boulevard, and that he went to LAX to meet up with a passenger. He said staff told people to shelter in place. Some people inside the airport heard loud noises they knew weren't gunshots, but it was possible the noises induced some other people to call 911, McClain told KNX 1070.


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