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Facebook Reverses Move To Censor 'Napalm Girl' Photo

The 1972 picture of a naked Vietnamese girl running from a napalm attack was taken by photographer Nick Ut Cong Huynh for Associated Press and is considered one of the war's defining images. "To all who said 'there's no point, ' yes there is a point". Kim Phuc and Nick Ut reunited at the Los Angeles bureau of the Associated Press , June 27, 2016.

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The iPhone 7 has the most RAM ever for Apple

The twist is that you can upgrade to a new phone every year - technically, after making 12 payments, turning in your old phone and starting a new installment plan. The company also says it also improved image stabilization when recording video . Apple's critics were pretty vocal with their disappointment in the company for removing the 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7-a decision Apple made in part to free up more space for other internal components.

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Hope restored as missing 9/11 flag returns to site of terrorist attacks

In November of 2014, a man who wished to remain anonymous dropped off the flag at the Everett Fire Station #1, in Everett, Washington, saying that it was the original flag from the award-winning photograph. Since then, specialists have gone over every millimeter to determine that it's the famous flag - even microscopically examining years-old dust still clinging to it.

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Wells Fargo's $185M in Fines: Fake Accounts, Other Abuses of Consumers' Trust

According to the Wall Street Journal , the CFPB said Wells Fargo terminated around 5,300 employees for "engaging in the improper sales practices". "Because of the severity of these violations, Wells Fargo is paying the largest penalty the CFPB has ever imposed". "Today's enforcement actions against Wells Fargo likely could have been prevented if the bank had a stronger compliance risk-management program that fostered a more healthy culture, in which incentives aligned behaviors ...

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Enbridge, Spectra Ink A $28 Billion Merger Deal

Enbridge shareholders will own 57 per cent of the new company. The stock-for-stock deal values Spectra common at roughly $ 28 billion , based on the closing price of Enbridge's common shares on September 2, Kallanish Energy calculates.

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Micro Focus intends to merge with HPE Software

HPE would contribute its software businesses in areas such as application delivery management, big data analytics and enterprise security to Micro Focus, the Palo Alto, California-based company said in a statement after United States markets closed.

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In new ad, Clinton says she'll bring people together to solve problems

She added: "And it is beyond one's imagination to have a candidate for president praising a Russian autocrat like Vladimir Putin". Sexism has previously been a topic of discussion on the campaign trail after Trump accused Clinton of playing the "woman card" during the primary season in April, stating: "I think the only card she (Clinton) has is the women's card".

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): Autopilot Wasn't in Use During Fatal Crash

The fire department says guidelines for dealing with electric vehicle crashes are well established in the Netherlands, but that THIS wreckage was so severe, firefighters weren't sure if the car's electrical charge had been neutralized. Tesla's Autopilot system has been in the spotlight, following the death of a Florida driver in May who was using the driver-assisting software. Part of the battery was wedged inside the vehicle prompting the rescue crew to fear electrocution.

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Hanjin Shipping allowed to unload cargo at USA ports

Chapter 15, which Judge Sherwood approved on an interim basis Tuesday, gives a foreign company the benefits of U.S. bankruptcy law, including protections that prevent creditors from seizing assets. At a parliamentary hearing Friday into the country's troubled shipbuilding and shipping industries, Choi shed tears and said she "keenly" felt her responsibility.

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Wells Fargo fined $185 million for creating 2 million fake bank accounts

Regulators said the bank's employees had been motivated to open the unauthorized accounts by compensation policies that rewarded them for drumming up new business. The phoney accounts earned the bank unwanted fees and allowed Wells Fargo employees to boost their sales figures and make more money. The ratio hovers around six, which means every customer of Wells Fargo has on average six different types of products with the bank.

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Trump, Hillary deadlocked in Florida, Ohio

Donald Trump on Thursday once again sought to convince the public that he opposed the Iraq War by pointing to statements he made after the USA had already invaded the country. Clinton had previously denounced his rhetoric pertaining to the Russian president as "unpatriotic" and "scary". Clinton also responded on Twitter , sharing footage of her press conference after the Commander-in-Chief Forum, and making a dig at Trump and the RNC, stating: "Last night Trump chose to talk about his ...

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Pence releases tax returns, while Trump's remain a secret

Mr Pence, the IN governor and a former US House member and radio host, is often dispatched to reassure conservatives about the man at the top of the ticket seeking elected office for the first time and riling many Republicans along the way.

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Spacecom Assures Bondholders After Loss of Amos 6

SpaceX said it's unclear how badly the pad was damaged at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Since the SpaceX rocket, with the satellite on board, exploded on the launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Florida, the Israeli company's stock has plummeted 45 percent.

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North Korea's 'biggest' nuclear test sparks global outrage

The blast occurred as President Obama was aboard Air Force One, en route back to Washington. The statement , which was unanimous and came on the same day as the test, said North Korea's actions demonstrated a "clear violation" and "flagrant disregard" of existing council resolutions , as well as a threat to worldwide peace and stability.

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Liberty Media announce deal to buy Formula 1

After months of talks with the sellers, Liberty agreed to retain octogenarian Ecclestone, the mastermind behind F1's evolution into a billion-dollar sporting business over the past 40 years. Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving for Red Bull Racing on track during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 15, 2016 in Montmelo, Spain.

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Ground Zero flag disappeared after 9/11, found in Everett

In a story Sept. 8 about a flag being exhibited at the National Sept. 11 Museum, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a photo of the flag being planted at ground zero had won a Pulitzer Prize. Apparently, someone in Everett, Washington, was watching, because four days later a flag was dropped off at a fire station by a man named Brian. Dreifus said she was saddened that her husband, who died almost two years ago, could not share in the news.

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Trudeau leaves today for China

Luo Zhaohui acknowledged China has a long way to go to further improve the situation. Indeed, the Chinese consider the Jean Chretien era of the 1990s as the "golden years" in their business dealings with Canada, he added. All the while, he will have to navigate several ongoing irritants. While only temporary, the exemption for Canada will be seen as a small victory for Trudeau.

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Guidewire Software (NYSE:GWRE) Receives Overweight Rating From JP Morgan Analysts

They issued an "overweight" rating and a $65.00 target price for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.00, for a total transaction of $61,952.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Professional investors such as these retain substantial teams of analysts that research thousands of stocks .

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Sports Direct faces shareholder fury at annual general meeting

The company has been under fire over working practices and 53% of independent shareholders voted for Mr Hellawell to go. He told the union: "It's your fault we're in this mess". "We increasingly believe that a structural change in the way that the company is governed is now required". Media captionA shareholder in Sports Direct says Keith Hellawell "should step down".

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Green Party nominee Jill Stein on facing charges, Chicago violence

No arrest has been made and if the charges include either vandalism or trespassing, it is not known if it will be determined a felony or misdemeanor offense. Proponents say the project could be an economic boon for the region and potentially change the landscape of the U.S. crude oil supply. The charges stem from their role in Tuesday's protest against the pipeline.

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JonBenet Ramsey's brother speaks out nearly 20 years after her death

Phil McGraw in a clip airing on the "Today" show on Friday. At the time, her parents, John and Patsy Ramsey , made the initial call to police and said they found a note demanding $118,000 in ransom for their daughter. People are going to be very interested in his demeanor, and they're going to find his demeanor atypical. "He might be talking about some pretty dark aspects of this story and smiling while he's talking about that".

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PM wants collective, coordinated and targeted action by G20

Modi was accompanied by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and foreign secretary S Jaishankar during the brief meeting with the French President. Xi said both sides had seen healthy, stable and speedy development of their relationship, and that as neighbours and developing nations they should continue high-level exchanges.

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Election 2016 Latest Fundraising: Hilary Clinton Is Crushing Donald Trump

It was the second time Clinton brought up Trump's " admiration " for the Russian president, which she called "not just unpatriotic and insulting... Trump ccontinues to pressure the former first lady and secretary of state in the polls and he has made significant headway in fundraising efforts in recent months.

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Why Are We All Suddenly Concerned With Aleppo?

Either way, Johnson needs a lot of help to get to that 15 percent mark if he wants to qualify for the debate stage in a few weeks. He only needed a solid grounding in literature for some familiarity with Aleppo. Coincidently the top searched term on Google now is Aleppo, but apparently Gary Johnson was the only one who didn't know what it was. The moment comes as Johnson and Weld are struggling to reach 15 percent in the polls, the threshold needed to get into the presidential debates, the ...

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Another Fake Story Appeared in Facebook's Trending News

But it's surprising they didn't pay extra attention to what, exactly, the algorithm surfaced for such a touchy topic. The company ran into hot water when it pulled the iconic "Napalm Girl" photo from the social network before changing its mind about its rules.

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Manchester braces as United and City collide

Ibrahimovic joked he was yet to have a reply from the Blues new boy as he looked ahead to the weekend's match at Old Trafford in an exclusive interview with MUTV to be shown on Countdown To Kick-Off on Friday. "He will be very relaxed and sure about what he wants from his players, he usually gives you the ideal plan", Henry said. "Kompany is training but we are waiting for the blood test to be sure", Guardiola added.

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Governor Brown Extends California's Climate Change Law

He was joined by key legislators who led the legislation's approval, including Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin De Leon, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, Pavley, Garcia, Sen. It set a new goal to cut emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, the state will ratchet up its fight against climate change by launching an ambitious campaign to scale back emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

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Will Student Transportation Inc (NASDAQ:STB) Surprise Analysts?

Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm's valuation. I recommended buying the stock or buying $30 call options when the stock was trading near its 52-week lows. Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: SWHC): The stock opened at $27.84 and touched an intraday high of $28.04 on Wednesday. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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Duterte and Obama finally met in Vientiane

More than 2,800 suspected drug dealers and users have been killed since Duterte took office. When he's overseas, Obama has relayed fears from foreign leaders, who he says question him often about the state of the U.S. "If you don't experience it, you don't know how it's done, you'll be grappling". "Do not just throw away questions and statements, Son of a whore, I will curse you in the forum", Duterte said.

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Feds Halt North Dakota Pipeline Work Amid Mass Protests by Native Americans

Shortly after, the Departments of Justice, Army and Interior released a statement says it would "reconsider any of its previous decisions" on land that borders or is under Lake Oahe and requested that Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners "voluntarily pause" work within 20 miles east or west of the lake.

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Wells Fargo Fined $185 Million For Creating Over 1 Million Fake Accounts

According to the regulators, employees created more than 2 million accounts that may not have been authorized by Wells Fargo customers, and covertly transferred funds to them from authorized accounts, racking up fees and other charges. A separate $35 million worth of penalty will be paid by the bank to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency while it will also pay $50 million to the city and county of Los Angeles.

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Hanjin gets $90m lifeline as it seeks offload vessels at three ports

The company said Friday that about a third of its cargo fleet - some 40 vessels - is marooned at sea or has been impounded at ports. Hanjin Shipping has filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S.at a court in Newark, New Jersey. "Pricing for shipping has skyrocketed", said Nina Luu, the founder and CEO of Shippable, which manages ocean shipments for importers. Hanjin Shipping had about 600 billion won in unpaid obligations such as charter fees and terminal use fees as of end-August, ...

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Q poll Florida: Trump and Clinton tied

Democrats need to understand that the media isn't going to fact check Trump . In Cedar Rapids, former Iowan, University of Iowa graduate and Reagan administration staffer Doug Elmets asked "How can any self-respecting human being look at Donald Trump and say he should be the leader of this country?" CORDES: President Obama, traveling in Laos, said it shows Trump is unqualified.

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Graham: Trump's praise of Putin 'unnerves me to my core'

He's never specified what, exactly, he was sorry about. Klebnikov, who was 41 when he was killed, was an American citizen born to Russian emigrants who'd been a senior editor of Forbes in NY before assuming the editorship of Forbes Russia a few months before his death.

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US Stock Indexes Slide in Afternoon Trading; Oil Falls

The dollar tends to strengthen amid climbing interest rates, while government bonds usually sell off as the prospect of higher rates results in investors selling existing lower-yielding bonds. "We have been in that camp, still believe it will be a December move, rather than a September move, but September can not be ruled out at this point", Mr Northey said.


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