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British Airways check-in glitch hits Heathrow and Gatwick flights

The airline explained the delays as the result of "some IT issues overnight" on its website . "There will be a knock on impact on flights to and from London City, and passengers are advised to check latest flight information with their airline before travelling to Dublin Airport", she said .

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European Central Bank president forecasts 'damp' recovery for eurozone economy

But since Britain has yet to trigger the process to extricate itself from the bloc, analysts warn that it could take time for the economic fallout to make itself felt. EURO SOLID: Europe's single currency maintained its firm tone after the decision, trading 0.5 percent higher at a two-week high of $1.13. Despite no new serious asset purchases, Draghi and his team did indicate specifically that these same interest rates would remain at or lower than the current rates well past the ...

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Seeks Temporary Restraining Order Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Archambault said at least a half-dozen people were maced and pepper sprayed and several people were bitten by the security guards' dogs - one woman bitten on her breast - after protesters entered the construction zone. The administration must halt the issuance of an easement until the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe can have the opportunity to ensure the protection of its waters and sacred places.

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EpiPen maker gave cash to lawmakers probing its high cost

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch commented, "We understand the deep frustration and concerns associated with the cost of EpiPen to the patient, and have always shared the public's desire to ensure that this important product be accessible to anyone who needs it".

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Why Wisconsin is a key state in the 2016 presidential race

A spokeswoman for Trump's campaign did not immediately respond Friday afternoon to a request for comment from TPM . "We are prepared to take whatever measures are necessary to ensure our alliances continue to defend against this growing threat to global peace and security", Kerry said in a statement.

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Tim Cook: Apple could move billions back to USA next year

The former chief economist at the World Bank said the State knew what it was doing with regard to agreeing tax deals with the USA tech company. The secretary said untaxed profits such as those accumulated by Apple are clearly a problem policy makers must tackle.

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Markets Right Now: US stocks follow European indexes lower

Meanwhile, energy-related stocks were expected to be under pressure, as oil prices turned sharply lower amid profit-taking from the previous session's surge sparked by data showing that US crude supplies fell by the most since April 1985 last week.

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USA stock indexes slide in morning trading; oil falls

The Nasdaq composite index lost 14 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,269. Hong Kong was the sole gainer among major Asia ex-Japan markets, with shares up 1.4%, extending their weekly advance to 4.2%, the most in nearly two months. Heating oil added 6 cents, or 3.9 percent, to $1.48 a gallon. The news out of the European Central Bank (ECB) helped ease demand for USA bonds, driving their prices lower and pushing yields higher.

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Brown Signs Push for Drastic Emissions Cuts in California

Amid a chorus of praise from California's environmental and climate activist groups, California Gov. Already on pace with targets for 2020, the governor signed off on a package of measures that require California to cut emissions by at least 40 percent from the 1990 benchmark by 2030.

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Hermine Still Menacing US East Coast, New Hurricane Forms In Pacific

Petty Officer Tanski says winds from Tropical Storm Hermine whipped up Long Island Sound pretty quickly, causing problems for small boaters. The storm was expected to maintain strength and begin a slow drift towards the southern New England coast, the US National Weather Service said.

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Micro Focus and HP Enterprise agree tie-up to create United Kingdom tech giant

Included in the bundle being offloaded are HPE's businesses focusing on application delivery management, big data, enterprise security, information management and governance, and IT operations management. HPE's press release did not estimate when the deal would close. Most attention, however, is focused on an arrangement with Micro Focus . The HPE - Micro Focus deal was announced along with HPE's latest quarterly earnings.

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Obama and Putin failed to agree on Syria

Putin spoke at a press conference following the G20 summit in China, and said "we're on the right track", adding that an agreement could be forthcoming within days. "Typically, the tone of our meetings are candid, blunt, businesslike - and this one was no different", was how Obama described it to reporters. He also the US wants to avoid a cyber espionage arms race with other world powers.

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Formula 1 Sold to US Media Firm for $4.4B

Valued at over $8 billion, the purchase of the company also includes $4.1 billion of F1's debt. At that point, the Liberty Media Group will be renamed the Formula One Group. There will be continuity, with Bernie Ecclestone remaining the chief executive officer of F1. Liberty, run and majority-owned by cable tycoon, John Malone, has amassed a long roster of cable companies around the world, including the UK's Virgin Media which is, in turn, comprised of the multiple cable companies ...

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Libertarian VP hopeful Weld: Anyone can forget a word

The Libertarian candidate blanked Thursday morning on MSNBC's " Morning Joe ", where journalist Mike Barnicle asked him about his thoughts on Aleppo - the epicenter of the Syrian civil war - and Johnson had to ask what he was talking about.

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Wells Fargo fined $185 million for opening bogus accounts

For this illegal activity, the bank has been fined $185 million, including a record $ 100 million by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Customers have reported facing fees, overdraft charges and sometimes negative effects on their credit scores as a result of these false accounts. Wells Fargo is preparing to roll out a huge apology tour after an investigation uncovered 5,300 employees were the source of over 2 million fake accounts.

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Tourists Rescued from Cable Cars Above French Alps

More than 110 people were initially trapped on the 5 km (3 mile) ride between two mountain peaks at an altitude of over 3,000 meters (9,840 feet) when three cables snared. The rescue proved hard, as helicopter pilots needed to descend without getting the propellers caught in the cables. The cable vehicle journey normally takes 30-35 minutes.

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Donald Trump's Presidential Campaign More Reality-TV Than Ever, Hillary Clinton Says

Trump's statements to Larry King about the " dishonesty of the media " fit right into RT's playbook. That's also despite having encouraged Russian Federation to "find" Clinton's emails just six weeks ago. What struck me was that everyone's talking about all of this praise for Putin. In it, Mr Trump praised Vladimir Putin for his high approval ratings and his "very strong control" over Russian Federation, comparing him favourably to Barack Obama, the U.S.

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Trump spokesman says North Korean test is example of Clinton failures

But Trump insisted Thursday that "Iraq is one of the biggest differences in this race", pointing to his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's October 2002 vote to authorize military force in Iraq when she was a US senator from NY, which Trump called "a big mistake".

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Palace issues proclamation of state of national emergency

Police Chief Superintendent Manuel Gaerlan said witnesses gave contrasting accounts, with some saying that a cooking gas tank exploded while others suggested it may have been some kind of an explosive. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion, which police said killed 15 people and wounded 67. Duterte had been mayor of Davao for most of the past two decades, before winning national elections in a landslide this year and being sworn in as president on June 30.

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Pliskova stops Serena to make maiden Slam final

The second-seeded German southpaw faces the 10th-seeded Serena slayer, Karolina Pliskova, in Saturday's finals - an event that probably won't move ESPN's ratings needle with Williams gone. Williams, who practices every day, and noted that she had no problem with daily tournament play, adamently stated that the two matches within two days had nothing to do with her loss.

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South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Files for US Bankruptcy Protection

The goal is to "normalize" operations by Hanjin Shipping and "minimize damages on export companies", according to a statement from Hanjin Group . Hanjin, South Korea's largest ocean container shipper, will seek bankruptcy protection in 43 countries, including Canada, Germany and Britain, and the government said it would urge those countries to expedite the process.

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ECB keeps interest rates, QE parameters unchanged

The ECB's rates on principal refinancing operations, on marginal refinancing operations and on deposits at the central bank remain, respectively: 0.00%, 0.25% and -0.40%. While the eurozone is enjoying moderate growth, inflation continues to lag well below target, despite a raft of stimulus measures, and unemployment is high at 10.1 per cent and falling only slowly.

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Driver dies as Tesla slams into tree in central Dutch town

According to a report, the driver of this Model S was 53 years old and he passed away after his Model S left the road and crashed into a tree at very high speeds. Both Tesla and police are investigating the crash. The Company produces and sells two electric vehicles: the Model S sedan and the Model X sport utility vehicle (SUV).

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Hermine again gains force, threatening northeast USA coast

New York City planned to close its beaches Monday because of rip currents, and the ban could extend into Tuesday, depending on weather conditions, officials said. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 70 miles per hour MOVEMENT: N/NE at 3 miles per hour CLASSIFICATION: Post-tropical-cyclone The hurricane center says post-tropical cyclones can continue carrying heavy rains and high winds.

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Further calls for ending of TTIP negotiations

France's trade minister said the USA hasn't offered anything substantial and that talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership should end. Britain is building a team of 300 Brexit negotiators but may need many more to handle talks with trade partners in Asia and the Americas. The Commission leads talks with the USA for the EU.

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Does Trump Dislike Clinton? 'No,' He Tells Russian TV

Trump himself tweeted shortly thereafter, calling Clinton's news conference " disastrous ". JERUSALEM (AP) - Hillary Clinton sought to assure Israelis that she would a stronger ally than her rival Donald Trump , saying that the Islamic State militant group is praying to let Trump win the presidency.

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European Central Bank keeps rates, asset buys unchanged

TOKYO (AP) — European indexes were mostly lower in early trading Friday on disappointment over the European Central Bank's decision to keep monetary policy unchanged, while Asian markets were mixed. The Kospi index in Seoul fell 1.3 percent to 2,037.87. It was the North's fifth atomic test and the second in eight months. Elsewhere in Asia, the impact was less marked.

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Enbridge To Become North America's Largest Energy Infrastructure Company

Spectra shareholders will get $40.33 per share, representing a premium of about 11.5 percent to the closing price on September 2. Enbridge would take on about $22 billion in Spectra debt, while Monaco said the company plans to sell about $2 billion of non-core assets over the next year.

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Oil prices plunge 8% this week

Investors are looking ahead to non-farm payroll data later in the day for a sense of the direction of the USA economy, with a strong reading seen boosting the chance of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike soon. "But more telling of how oil performs will be the rig count in coming weeks and Opec gestures to support prices". In early trading on Friday, oil rose after Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a Bloomberg interview that he supported attempts by the Organization of the Petroleum ...

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Donald Trump Faces Criticism Over Campaign Contributions To Florida AG05:12

The revelation comes as Trump, now the Republican Party's nominee for president, continues to battle questions about his foundation's donation to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who was weighing an investigation into Trump University. Four days later, Bondi announced she would not pursue charges against Trump University, thereby saving Trump potentially millions of dollars in legal fees, fines and settlement costs.

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Hanjin's ghost ships running out of food and water

A South Korean official said September 7 that he expected the Long Beach ships to be able to offload their cargo last week, the Associated Press reported. In the first signs that the standstill caused by Hanjin Shipping Co. financial collapse last week was easing, a ship moored off the Long Beach coast was ordered ashore for unloading Friday.

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Korea's vice foreign minister leaves for China, possibly to arrange summit

A senior South Korean diplomat will leave for China on Wednesday, the foreign ministry said, raising expectations that Seoul is seeking to arrange a summit between the leaders of the two countries. China holds the chairmanship in 2016, with Germany to take over in 2017, and India the year after. They said: "To ensure the benefits of economic growth are broadly shared and inequalities are reduced.

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British Airways flights hit by technical glitch

The problems started in the USA just after midnight United Kingdom time but, as ever with delays like this, the effects were felt around the world, not just as the computer problems spread, but because delayed planes ended up in the wrong frickin' place.

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Eachwin Capital Lp buys $3406663 stake in Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

When we have a peek on stock's historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -3.53% in the past one week and plunged -10.45% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -2.43% during past quarter. The company's revenue was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter previous year. The performance (Year to Date) is now at -4.18%. Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States (U.S.) and Puerto Rico Canada ...

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Montana woman found in trunk died from gunshot wound

A woman who was kidnapped in Montana managed to ring her family from the boot of her auto before she was later found dead in the vehicle around 325 miles away from where she disappeared. The Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies said they found the auto, along with her body, at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday near the Spokane International Airport. Maze had not shown up at home when expected, so her husband notified authorities late Tuesday morning according to Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office.


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