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Hillary Clinton says Rodrigo Duterte must show more respect to Barack Obama

President Barack Obama says the United States focuses on improving human rights in other nations when he travels overseas because it has learned that if you don't respect all people or religions, then it results in conflict. The Philippines has been central in this effort due to an worldwide court case it brought and won against Beijing. Speaking to reporters, Carter also described the Philippines' new defense minister, Delfin Lorenzana, as someone who was "very knowledgeable about all the ...

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U.S. gave Iran secret exemptions to get the infamous nuclear deal done

James Walsh, an worldwide security expert at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said that it was the norm for arms control agreements to have secret sections. Democrats and Clinton oppose the Republican proposals, saying they are stealth maneuvers to undercut the deal. Had the exception not been made, a handful of Iran's facilities would not have been in compliance of the deal by January 16th.

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Fed's Williams wants rate hike, eyes higher inflation goal

Despite the upbeat rhetoric from the Fed, Morgan Stanley analysts do not expect the Fed to hike at all this year as the US economy is expected to slow down from here. The dollar was last down 0.5 percent at 101.50 yen (JPY=), having fallen as low as 101.18, its weakest since August 16. NY futures were last trading $1353.50, down $0.50 or -0.04%.

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Mike Pence visits IN after tornadoes strike

About a dozen team members had their homes or those of relatives damaged in Wednesday's storm, he said. Pence spoke Thursday after touring a neighborhood and businesses hit by Wednesday's tornado. The National Weather Service says it was an EF3 tornado, packing winds of up to 165 miles per hour. Authorities report only 10-15 minor injuries in Howard County.

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Work on Calais wall to start this month, Britain says

Numerous fences have been built to protect the port, the Eurotunnel terminal and train tracks on the other side of Calais, and the BBC understands the wall will not replace any of those. Many commentators on Twitter drew comparisons with Trump's proposal, with @fleetstreetfox saying: "And now we're the United Kingdom of Trump". Former Mexican President Vincente Fox has slammed the billionaire for the idea and told him to "show some respect" to the Mexican people.

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Jobs report gives ammo to Fed skeptics on September rate hike

August marked the third consecutive month in which the headline unemployment rate, also known as U-3, which shows "total unemployed, as a percent of the civilian labor force", has held steady at 4.9 percent, although employment creation was much stronger in June (271,000 new jobs) and July (275,000), according to Labor Department figures.

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Enbridge to buy Spectra in $28 billion deal

With complementary assets, the combined entity would bring together pipelines delivering both liquids and gas as well as a regulated utility portfolio and renewable power generation within a single stock. Credit Suisse Group AG upgraded shares of Enbridge Energy Partners , L.P. from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating and raised their price objective for the company from $25.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Monday, August 1st.

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Kanye West casting 'Multiracial Women Only' for Yeezy Season 4

Please. Classical, poor, and elegant", and thus angering people for obvious reasons. Of course , Kanye West's casting call has Twitter outraged, according to BET . Kanye West brought along his quite ridiculously awesome flying stage for the Boston date of his Saint Pablo tour Saturday, and it was much cooler than it even sounds, which is to say: seriously, unbelievably, insane cool.

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Putin on DNC breach

One former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine points to Putin's use of the phrase "state level", which essentially gives the Russian leader an out. Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected accusations that his government was behind the hacking of United States Democratic Party's sensitive e-mails.

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Miss Missouri Will Compete as Miss Americas First Openly Gay Contestant

It was the first night of preliminary competition at the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City Tuesday night. "It's such an honor to be able to walk on that stage in the first place", Burgess said after her successful performance under the giant Miss America crown that hangs over the stage at Boardwalk Hall.

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21st Century Fox to Gretchen Carlson: Uh, sorry

At the same time the settlement was announced , Fox News also revealed that Greta Van Susteren is leaving the company. Earlier Tuesday, she wrote on her Facebook page that she was leaving the network where she had worked for 14 years, saying it had "not felt like home to me" for years.

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Members Of Congress Demand Info On EpiPen Price Hike

In the meantime, many patients have turned to overseas pharmacies to purchase EpiPens at a cheaper price, or they have resorted to purchasing syringes to deliver the epinephrine needed to prevent anaphylactic shock in the event of a life-threatening allergic reaction.

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Bill Clinton stumps in Orlando for his wife

Hillary Clinton , in addition to being a pathological liar, is corrupt to her very core. Appearing on the campaign trail in Florida on Wednesday morning, former President Bill Clinton fired back against attacks on the Clinton Foundation, saying the organization is being unfairly maligned and operates in a fully "open and transparent" manner.

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Gains in tech stocks help Nasdaq touch record high

Recent data, including weak reports on gross-domestic-product growth, industrial productions and capital spending, suggest that "the Fed is in the box", as policy makers are hinting at a potential rate hike, which the economic cycle is "in a period of deceleration".

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WHO Broadens Zika Sexual Transmission Guidelines and Recommendations

Public knowledge of Zika has changed little since NORC last measured awareness in March, and Americans continue to have a mixed understanding of the virus . Additionally, there are some 83 suspected cases still under investigation by local health officials. Genetic sequencing test results, noted in the MOH's Sep 3 statement , were based on samples from two patients in the same cluster.

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Retailers ask USA to help resolve shipping crisis

CMA CGM, which partners Hanjin on five of its 200 services, has stated it will discharge Hanjin containers that are already on-board the French carrier's vessels to the final destination. The country's maritime ministry said earlier that it will work to help smooth out flows in the cargo trade for local exporters and importers by putting in substitutes for Hanjin's vessels that may be seized.

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Dollar falls 1% after weak US data cuts Fed rate hike bets

Hong Kong was up 0.1 per cent - building on a four-day rally - while Shanghai put on 0.2 per cent and Seoul 0.3 per cent. Tokyo closed down 0.4 percent as the yen extended gains against the dollar following the US PMI reading. U.S. bond yields fell, with policy-sensitive two-year notes yield falling to 0.730 per cent, its lowest since August 19, down from 0.853 percent marked on Aug 29.

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Fox News Settles With Gretchen Carlson Over Roger Ailes Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

And the company issued a rare public apology to Carlson, "for the fact that Gretchen was not treated with the respect and dignity that she and all of our colleagues deserve". Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik about the settlement, and Fox News' announcement today that longtime host Greta Van Susteren is leaving the network.

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Fox News Will to Pay Gretchen Carlson $20 Million

Today 21st Century Fox issued an apology expressing their regret that Carlson was "not treated with the respect and dignity" she deserved. Van Susteren was among the Fox employees who came forward to speak on Ailes' behalf after Carlson's lawsuit .

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Fox News settles sexual harassment case

Ailes, 76, had denied allegations that he had sought to pressure Carlson into a sexual relationship, but the lawsuit led to reports of other women coming forward to support Carlson's allegations of a hostile work environment. Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren is departing the network after 14 years, the company announced in a statement Tuesday. Van Susteren, who would have marked 15 years with the network in January, said on Facebook that Fox "has not felt like home to me for a few years".

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Foreign homebuyers tax will stay, says Christy Clark

Clark told reporters Tuesday that her government will not reconsider the 15-per-cent tax that is meant to calm what she called a "distorted market". Housing markets in Vancouver and Toronto have seen rapid price increases, fueled by foreign investment and a sustained period of low borrowing costs since the 2007-2009 financial crisis, stirring concern among lawmakers and regulators of potential speculative bubbles in these cities.

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Lloyd's of London could quit city - boss

Mr Nelson, who is due to step down as chairman next year, stressed that Lloyd's would continue be based in London. Mr Nelson added: "Access to the single market and passporting rights is obviously critical, not just for Lloyd's but to the London insurance market and to large parts of the financial services industry".

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Starbucks Is Now Testing a Weekend Brunch Menu

They join the ranks of their original brunch-friendly classics like bacon, egg, and gouda sandwiches, and fruit-and-nut-filled oatmeal. Starbucks has been quietly testing out a new weekend-only brunch menu, Grub Street reports . Starbucks has tested waffles twice and the other brunch items at least once before, so the commitment to bringing fast food's most overlooked meal to the masses seems pretty strong at this point.

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Trump Leads Clinton Among Military and Veteran Voters

But unlike Donald Trump , Hillary Clinton has experience in actual governance, a record of service and a willingness to delve into real policy. Hillary Clinton's vice presidential running mate has a background in national security and foreign policy, something some voters might not know.

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Poland to request its own Patriot missile defense system

Macierewicz said in a statement he signed off on the preparation of a letter of request to the USA government and Raytheon in connection to ordering the Patriot system. "Poland's Patriot solution provides a proven capability against the evolving threat of ballistic and cruise missiles, and advanced aircraft and drones".

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Bank of Canada makes rate announcement

Although the July rebound in exports was encouraging, the disappointing performance previously raised the possibility that the economic activity profile would be somewhat lower than anticipated in July. In recent months, Canada's monetary policymakers have overestimated economic growth and have trimmed projections several times even as they hold interest rates steady, reluctant to use up what little leeway remains to lower borrowing costs and stimulate spending.

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Tesla's plan of an all-electric auto future is still years away

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk says that his electric vehicle company Tesla Motors plans to update its Autopilot software within a few weeks to improve how data from the radar system is processed. United States regulators are probing a May 7 fatality in Florida in which a driver using Tesla's Autopilot system crashed into a truck. He also noted that a revision to version 8.0 of the software will come first, before 8.1 brings the Autopilot tweaks.

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Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Shares are Up 1.21%

The technical rating goes from one, the weakest upside technical, to five, the highest upside technical and focuses on the real-time stock price relative to various moving averages as well as moving averages relative to each other. will post $1.10 EPS for the current fiscal year. The ratio between the two was 1.14, whereas, the net money flow stood at a healthy $0.99 million on Fridays session.

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Yellen Hawkish, but Rate Hike Chances Still 50/50

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said in a speech on Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in recent months, but she was mum on when the central bank might pull the trigger on raising rates. "Jackson Hole has done nothing to trigger a rate hike in the United States", he said. The Fed raised interest rates last December for the first time in almost a decade.

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Fox News pays $20M to settle lawsuit

Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor, will receive $20 million as part of the settlement of her lawsuit against Roger Ailes , the former Fox News chairman and CEO whom she sued for sexual harassment. "I am gratified that 21st Century Fox took decisive action after I filed my Complaint". "We are proud that she was part of the Fox News team", the company said.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on top form in Cornwall

While this seems to be a good news to most followers of the royal couple , Queen Elizabeth is reportedly not happy at all. "I managed to get them coming out and William turned to me and said "that is a awful selfie " which made Kate laugh".

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Tesla Investigating Fatal Model S Crash In The Netherlands

During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.48 EPS. Tesla Motors's quarterly revenue was up 30.5% on a year-over-year basis. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the previous year is $269.77. It sells its vehicles through its own sales and service network.

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Enbridge to buy Spectra Energy in all-stock deal worth $37B

Shareholders of Houson-based Spectra will receive.984 shares of the combined company for each share of Spectra common stock they own. Instead of issuing new equity, the companies said they would seek to fund a streamlined growth portfolio through free cash flow and asset sales of up to 8 billion Canadian dollars (US$6.2 billion).

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Tata Motors Receives 5000 Orders For Buses From STU

The 5000 buses that Tata Motors will provide STUs will come loaded with better commuter safety and connectivity features. The order books marks upward of 80 percent growth over past year. Over 1,500 of the buses will be fully built and have these features intergrated at the Tata Motors joint venture manufacturing facility at Tata Marcopolo (Dharwad and Lucknow) and ACGL Goa.

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22 percent of Iowa pipeline already built, Dakota Access says

More than a hundred protesters came together in Washington, DC, and North Dakota recently to protest against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Army Corps of Engineers to occupy its land there, but they have applied for a permit that is now under review, corps spokeswoman Eileen Williamson said Friday.


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