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Karnataka erupts in protests over sharing Krishna water with TN

While the state government is no mood to defy the Supreme court order, they do feel that the ground situation is quite grim and it will become increasingly hard for the state to release water if the rains continue to fail. Gowda also urged the government to file a review petition in the top court. The protests are epicentred at the Mandya district between Bengaluru and Mysuru.

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Upload FIRs on official web site in 24 hours, SC says

In areas where Internet access is limited, the Bench extended the deadline for publishing the FIR on websites to 48 hours, which can still further be stretched to a maximum of 72 hours. In the petition, the YBAI said that an FIR, though being a public document, is rarely easily available to everyone. The court said the list of sensitive cases was illustrative and not exhaustive.

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Sports Direct apologises for shortcomings in working practices

Standard Life, Legal & General and Royal London, the kind of blue-chip City institutions any company would be pleased to have on its shareholder register, all voted against his re-election. He said: "I think I am going to prove that I am competent". Hitchen added the company would also called for an independent review of human capital management practices .

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BA apologises as passengers suffer long delays after check-in IT glitch

British Airways apologised to its passengers for the delays. BA has confirmed the outage, admitting the systems glitch affected "a number of airports" worldwide. As of 3:20pm UAE time the airport's website said that it was preparing to "resume operations as soon as possible". A spokesperson offered a brief statement this morning, saying BA was checking in customers at Heathrow and Gatwick Airport, although it is taking longer than usual.

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EpiPen prices are much lower in Canada

Also feeding the controversy is Heather Bresch's salary, which has increased from more than two million dollars a year to almost $19-million since Mylan acquired the Epipen in 2007. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, said in a statement Thursday, "I'm exhausted of playing whack-a-mole with these pharmaceutical companies that are grabbing obscene profits while they have a monopoly".

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Charges planned against Jill Stein from protest

Attorneys on all sides agreed that no construction will take place between North Dakota Highway 1806 and 20 miles east of Lake Oahe. He ruled construction may continue west of Highway 1806. Tomas Alejo, who participated in Saturday's demonstrations , said in an interview that the security officers had formed a "barricade" with guard dogs to prevent protesters from accessing the bulldozers, and that the dogs bit children and tribal elders.

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Warren leads 20 senators in letter grilling EpiPen maker

Of course, that still did not do much to quell the vocal distaste. As mounting opposition to the cost of Mylan-manufactured EpiPens continues to rise, politicians are jumping in with solutions and demands to benefit their constituents. Dr. Philip Gallagher said this is because Mylan can raise the price and there's no good alternative. It had cost $100 in 2009. "Given that the $300 generic and $600 branded EpiPen are functionally equivalent, how does Mylan justify the higher price of ...

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Jude Medical goes forward with suit against Muddy Waters Capital

St. Jude's shares fell sharply on August 25 after Muddy Waters, run by Carson Block, said it had taken a short position in company's stock after uncovering security flaws in its devices. St. Jude also said the complaint encompasses an assessment of the Muddy Waters report by University of MI researchers that does not support the former's conclusions.

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Obama meets with Duterte despite Filipino leader's insults

He insisted those were "not just statistics", but reminders of the heavy toll inflicted by war - "some of them unintended". "So I will say it again: The United States welcomes the rise of a China that is peaceful and stable and prosperous and a responsible player in global affairs, because we believe that will benefit all of us", he added.

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Oregon Poll: Clinton Leads Trump; Brown Ahead Of Pierce In Governor's Race

So while Clinton slams Trump's foreign policy for featuring Nixonian "secret plans" to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS) and openly advocated torture, Trump attacks the former secretary of state as being "trigger-happy"-with a record to prove it".

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U.S. senators press Mylan on 'exorbitantly expensive' EpiPen

The letter was also signed by U.S. Sens. The senators, including Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and former Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders (D-VT), say the EpiPen is "exorbitantly expensive" and warn that its price has driven some patients to carry expired EpiPens, or even forego carrying them altogether.

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Three Turkish soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria

But Turkey's offensive into northern Syria, launched with its Syrian rebel allies two weeks ago, has created what officials in Ankara are already calling a "de facto safe zone", driving ISIS militants from the last 90 km strip of border territory they still controlled.

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Earth-like Exoplanet 'Proxima b' Found Orbiting the Star Closest to Earth

It is now the closest confirmed exoplanet (that is, a planet that orbits a star) outside our solar system. Scientists at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) announced at a press conference in Germany on Wednesday that they spotted an Earth-like planet orbiting a nearby star.

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Apple chief Tim Cook slams European Union tax fee

Ireland's Financial Minister Michael Noonan said he "disagreed profoundly" with the Commission's ruling that will force Apple to pay $14.5 billion in back taxes to the country, according to Reuters . "And I think that (anti-US sentiment) is one reason why we could have been targeted". "We have a court practice that says quite clearly that state aid can come in many forms.

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China's exports fall again amid lacklustre demand for goods overseas

China imported 32.85 million tons of crude oil in August, equivalent to 7.8 million barrels a day, preliminary data from the General Administration of Customs showed Thursday. China's exports fell again in August as demand for goods overseas remained weak, but by a lower margin than expected. Those plans call for nurturing domestic consumer demand but are based on holding exports steady to avoid politically risky job losses.

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Carson Wentz more focused on winning than Cleveland's snub

He admitted that it was a significant philosophical change, but one brought about by circumstance."Well, the trade happened", he said. "Really the entire staff and everybody feels like this is this kids ready to go". The 2016 National Football League draft began with the Tennessee Titans holding the No. 1 overall pick, and the Browns sitting at No. 2 overall. And Pluto says the team is doing what the Cavs did after LeBron James left Cleveland for Miami in 2010 - accumulating draft picks ...

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Enbridge works to create North American pipeline giant

Spectra Energy's president and CEO Greg Ebel said: " The combination of Enbridge and Spectra Energy creates what we believe will be the best, most diversified energy infrastructure company in North America, if not the world ". Once completed, the merger of the two oil and gas infrastructure companies would create a combined entity with an enterprise value of about $127 billion.

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Analysts Estimates and Ratings: Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

A number of Reuters analysts recently commented on the stock. Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ): After opening at $52.8, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $52.52 on Friday. It has a dividend yield of 4.22%. The 1 year EPS growth rate is -0.68. Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3. Drexel Hamilton reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Verizon Communications in a research note on Tuesday, May 24th.

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Beige Book: Modest pace of growth continued through August

The Beige Book report, which is based on discussions with business leaders in each regional district, will be considered at the Fed's next meeting September 20-21. US central bank policymakers have sought in recent weeks to revive expectations of an interest rate hike this year after repeatedly holding off amid slowing domestic and global economies.

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau to meet with CY Leung next week

Justin Trudeau takes in the view on the Great Wall of China. "That's what we're working on right now and I'm confident we're going to get there". In the afternoon, the prime minister spoke at an event hosted by Canadian insurance firm Manulife, which was launching a program that rewards physically active customers with a free wearable fitness device and a year of free coverage.

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Textile maker Welspun under increased scrutiny over sheets

This occurrence highlights not only the importance, but also the difficulty global companies today have with mitigating risk throughout their entire supply chains, especially when it comes to ensuring the processes and practices of suppliers are up to the same level of standards.

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Oops! Apple leaks its own iPhone 7 details on Twitter

As mentioned above, Apple showed off an adapter that allows analog headphones to be connected to a Lightning port. The iPhone 7 has arrived and so has a waterproof Apple Watch. Fitbit has one swim-proof model and Garmin has a few, but the capability isn't common. About 42 percent plan to buy an older model, up from about 29 percent before the launch of the iPhone 6s previous year, according to Baird's survey.

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Apple unveils iPhone 7, updated Apple Watch

And perhaps the biggest change that will immediately affect a lot of people is the removal of a headphone jack , although Apple will have an adapter allowing normal headphones to connect to the Lightning port. These wireless headphones will provide a wireless audio experience for users. Apple's stock fell 19 cents to $107.51 in afternoon trading. The stock is slightly below its value a year ago, when the last iPhone came out.

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Policing Biryani: Haryana Cops Collect Samples to Check for Beef

While Poonawalla asserted that the move was in continuation of several events in the past where people from the Muslim community had been targeted on the pretext of either consuming or transporting beef, deputy inspector general (DIG) of police in charge of the task force to check cow smuggling and slaughter gave Mail Today a contradictory account.

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Latest Jobs Report: Unemployment Still At Historic Lows; Job Growth Under Expectations

The August slowdown in U.S. jobs creation follows stronger performances in June and July when a combined 546,000 jobs were added. Over the past five years, August job growth has been revised up by an average of 70,000 in the following months.

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Attempt to drown policeman during immersion, 4 held after video goes viral

Dagale was on bandbast duty when the incident took place. They reportedly got into an argument with the inspector after he asked them to follow the queue for the immersion. Police sources in Kalyan claimed that Rahul is close to the local Independent MLA who backs the BJP Ganpat Gaikwad. BJP spokesperson Shweta Shalini also demanded strict action against the accused.

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Tesla just moved one step closer to SolarCity acquisition

These cars will have more mileage than ever as they will provide nearly 315 miles per charge. Those customers who have already ordered a P90D could upgrade to a 100 kWh battery with an additional $10,000 payment. Tesla plans to acquire SolarCity for $2.6 billion. Mr. Musk wants to form an integrated platform, allowing households to produce their own electricity.

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United Kingdom highway closed over collapsed bridge

Kent Police said officers were called at 12.07pm to reports of the collapse on the London-bound carriageway. A motorcyclist fell off his bike and was hospitalised with broken ribs, while the trucker was treated for shock. Chilling video footage from a driver on the other side of the carriageway showed how the bridge appeared to have come crashing down on the rear end of an articulated lorry.

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United Kingdom to build southern 'big, new wall' at Calais for £1.9m

The roughly half-mile, 13-foot-tall wall - part of a $23 million package of joint Anglo-French measures to tighten security at Calais - is expected to be completed by the end of the year, officials said . Drivers say migrants and people trafficking gangs have attacked their vehicles with metal bars. Last week, Britain and France agreed on ways to work together in Calais including boosting security at the port, improving humanitarian aid to homeless migrants, and returning illegal immigrants ...

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McIlroy rallies to win Deutsche Bank title

McIlroy fired a 6-under 65 Monday in windy final-round conditions at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., to storm from six behind to a much-needed victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship. "I think he overdid the weight room, I don't that helped him at all", Miller said during the Open Championship broadcast. He ran into some more trouble on the final hole when he hit his approach shot into the green side bunker.

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Goldman reduces expectations of September US rate hike

In Asia, MSCI's main Asia-Pacific stock index, excluding Japan was up 0.2 per cent, having earlier touched its highest since July past year. In addition, the US Dollar exchange rates eased lower during last week's trade as several sets of unsatisfactory US data failed to support the markets' expectations of a Fed interest rate hike being possible in September.

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Korean and Chinese leaders may hold bilateral talk in G20 Hangzhou Summit

Mr Turnbull, who will arrive in Hangzhou on Sunday for the two-day summit of the world's 20 most powerful leaders, will argue - along with host nation China - that it is a critical moment in terms of global growth and the world can ill-afford a retreat towards protectionism in the post-Brexit era.

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Tesla Autopilot upgrade is imminent, Elon Musk tweets

In the fatal accident with the Tesla vehicle this summer, the driver collided with a tractor-trailer in an unusual situation in which the software didn't detect it partly because of the white color of the tractor-trailer against the bright sky.

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

Zhang also acknowledged the fact that it was his first visit as the Canadian Prime Minister. "But I know this visit to China - first time as prime minister of Canada - will certainly leave you a deep and new impression", he said. I am encouraged by the discussions today, and know that they will go a long way in deepening understanding between our two countries and increasing opportunities for our middle class.

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China And Canada's Canola Conundrum Continues

China founded the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank late a year ago to provide other countries in the region access to capital for investments in things such as transportation, power and telecommunications projects. But many Chinese-Canadians say the opposite is happening. "They have to realize at some point they have to change the way they handle their own population and the way they handle outsiders trying to invest in that economy".


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