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Median US household income rises

The early years of the recovery were driven primarily by relaxed monetary policy and a booming stock market - things that drove financial gains nearly entirely to big businesses and wealthy Americans. Real median household income by race, 1967 - 2015. U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 1968 to 2016 Annual Social and Economic Supplements.

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Reluctant Wawrinka downplays comparisons with Big Four

He suffered cramping in the fourth set and was granted a medical timeout without a changeover. Stan won the Australian Open in 2014, the French in 2015 and now the 2016 USA open. Maybe it doesn't matter how Wawrinka is characterized. Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts after a point to Stan Wawrinka , of Switzerland, during the men's singles final of the U.S.

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Sanders Protests Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline Outside White House

Hundreds of people from over 200 indigenous nations have gathered in the area to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, which claimed in a lawsuit filed against federal regulators that the oil pipeline would harm water supplies and disturb sacred burial and cultural sites.

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Cauvery dispute: Karnataka strike today, 25000 personnel to be deployed

With buses, taxis and autos staying off roads, movement of people and goods halted in many cities and towns in the southern state, officials said. Some farmers and pro-Kannada activists staged a protest in front of the residence of Minister for Water Resources M.B.

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Karnataka CM appeals for calm, says will implement 'difficult' SC order

Modifying that order yesterday, the apex court reduced the quantum of water to be released to 12,000 cusecs but extended the period over which it will be supplied to 20 September. Union home minister, Rajnath Singh assured full assistance to both the state governments to tackle the current state of violence. In wake of the protests erupting over the Cauvery issue, Jayalalithaa has written to Siddaramaiah , requesting him to ensure safety and security of Tamilians residing in Karnataka.

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Clinton deals with pneumonia as Trump defends his backers

President Obama also campaigned for her today in Philadelphia. Clinton abruptly left a 9-11 anniversary event Sunday in NY and was seen on video stumbling and being held up by aides. Video captured Mrs. Clinton making an abrupt exit from the 9/11 memorial event, struggling to descend a curb and climb into a van under her own power.

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Company Building Dakota Access Pipeline Says They Remain Committed to the Project

Twenty people face charges of criminal trespassing, and two who " attached " themselves to equipment also face charges of hindering law enforcement and disorderly conduct, she said. Protesters in South Londonderry Township in Lebanon County also drew strength from the fight by the Sioux as they dispute two proposed pipelines locally: the Atlantic Sunrise and the Mariner East projects.

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Zayn & Gigi Hadid Sing Show Tunes Together for Fun

Oops! Bella and Gigi Hadid's mum Yolanda Foster suffered a bit of a wardrobe malfunction during a recent appearance at New York Fashion Week. "I hope that people can feel that time we put into it when they put the clothes on because the quality was really important to us".

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See the harrowing moment when a fighter jet saves its unconscious pilot

The F-16 recovered itself from the dive in under 30 seconds. The footage comes from a heads-up display in an Arizona Air National Guard F-16. If the projected trajectory hits the terrain profile, the auto-recovery system kicks in. You can clearly hear the anxious IP (Instructor Pilot) radio "Two, recover!", three times as the aircraft, 55-degree nose down, thundered towards the ground at more than 600 knots.

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Barcelona thrash Celtic 7-0 as Messi scores hat-trick

The Northern Irishman bemoaned Moussa Dembele's missed penalty, claiming the result might have been influenced if it had gone in. A perfectly-weighted Neymar pass found Messi and with one swift turn and a ferocious strike blasted Barcelona on the way to an emphatic win that would be Celtic's heaviest defeat in European competition.

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Apple iPhone 7 pre-orders strong, say Sprint and T

Most reviewers agree that iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are a bit disappointing, mostly due to the same basic design, pretty much the same features, suggesting that moving from the last generation simply does not make sense. Similarly, Sprint Corp. (NYSE:S) reported a 275% year-over-year (YoY) growth in iPhone 7 and 7 Plus pre-orders in the first three days after the smartphone's launch.

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Steve Harvey meets his clone on 'Family Feud' and hilarity ensues

The video you see nestled above features Harvey engaged in a bit of a chat with a contestant bearing an uncanny resemblance to the King of Comedy. Thornton quipped to Harvey on the show. That's really big of Harvey to admit that Olden's the better-looking version of him-and we're sure Olden isn't complaining about that. "'That's kinda hurtin" me a little bit'.

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Virginia poll: Clinton leads Trump by 6 points

A video was released on Twitter where one moment she was seen staggering while waiting for her motorcade and the other moment she was seen slumping forward. "I just didn't think it was going to be that big a deal". Clinton also said during the interview on CNN , that there's a double standard with the scrutiny over her health issues.

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Swimmer Ryan Lochte targeted in Dancing With The Stars protest

The two men were detained by security until police arrived to take them into custody. During the Olympics last month in Rio de Janeiro, Lochte initially said a cab carrying him and his swimming teammates was pulled over by armed men posing as police.

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Kaepernick Once Again Takes a Stand - By Sitting Down

And Kaepernick wasn't alone in his protest; he was joined by teammate Eric Reid . "Yeah, I am prepared for it", Lane said. "We were talking to him about, 'How can we get the message back on track?" "I wouldn't have expressed my feelings that way", Louis Paredes said.

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Trump says Clinton's 'deplorables' remark is disqualifying

Video appears to show Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stumble as she leaves the 9/11 memorial at ground zero Sunday morning. Clinton later said she regretted applying that description to "half" of Trump's backers, but stuck by her assertion that the GOP nominee has given a platform to "hateful views and voices".

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Trump appears on Russian TV to criticise USA policy

Trump, who has faced backlash from both parties in recent days for praising Russian President Vladimir Putin , was interviewed by Larry King , a veteran American journalist whose show airs Thursday evenings on RT America , the usa partner of a network originally called "Russia Today ".

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Police officers in Parlier, California, save trapped kitten with burrito

A kitten is doing much better Tuesday morning after being rescued from a pipe in the Central Valley. According to police, the kitten was hungry, and officers managed to coax the kitten to safety, with a partially eaten burrito . The officers safely pulled the cat from the drainpipe and gave it to the Parlier animal control. Corona said he hopes to adopt the kitten - and name it Burrito.

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Samsung shares slide on Galaxy Note 7 recall

Samsung announced last week that it was working with the federal agency to formally issue a recall for the large-screen smartphone. Reportedly , Samsung used to get 70 per cent of its batteries from its subsidiary while 30 percent was from ATL for Galaxy Note 7 devices.

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Gabrielle Union was advised not to do Nate Parker film

The first instance came from the panel's own moderator, Essence magazine's Cori Murray - perhaps a canny way of addressing the issue head-on before questions were opened to the assembled press. Praise for the film has been largely overshadowed recently by controversy over an old rape case involving Parker. "So I don't want to hijack this with my personal life".

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Trump ahead of Clinton in new CNN poll

Quinnipiac University polls of likely voters in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania all have Trump gaining in the last month. But the latest result is a far cry from Quinnipiac's August 9 poll that found Clinton up ten points against Trump.

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Great British Bake Off producers respond to Mel and Sue's exit

There's no word on whether the show's baking judges, Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry, will make the move to Channel 4. "We've had the most unbelievable time on Bake Off , and have loved seeing it rise and rise like a pair of yeasted Latvian baps", they added.

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22 arrested at protest on construction site

On Friday, the departments of Justice, Army and Interior said construction of the pipeline should stop until the environmental concerns are fully investigated. Some local protesters, including Alena Clatterbuck, just returned from protesting with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota. After he spoke, he said he came to the event to fight for people's rights and to help indigenous people around the world.

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There will now be TWO 'Mulan' remakes, but fans are wary

A new petition , which was created by Natalie Molnar and has over 87,000 supporters, reads, "Take a stand against whitewashing in our media". The strong, powerful Disney princess Mulan is getting her own live-action reboot - and we couldn't be more excited! The petition itself listed " The Last Airbender , Pan , the upcoming Ghost in the Shell adaptation" as examples of films that cast Caucasian actors in roles of traditionally Asian characters.

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Zellweger saw birth videos to prepare for Bridget Jones's Baby

The same is true with Colin Firth who continues his role as Mark Darcy. Joining them is newcomer to the franchise Patrick Dempsey (of Grey's Anatomy , Sweet Home Alabama , Transformers: Dark of the Moon ), who plays Mark's American competition, the handsome and pro-active Jack.

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Court hears challenge to New Hampshire 'ballot selfie' law

On Tuesday, the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston considered whether banning selfies in the voting booth is a violation of free expression or legitimate way to combat fraud. Only nine states appear to either explicitly allow ballot selfies or have no now enforceable state law clearly forbidding it. "What is this problem New Hampshire is facing?" One side of the emerging debate argues that voting booth selfies, in addition to being a valuable way for young people to engage in the ...

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Trump steps up bid to highlight Clinton's 'deplorables' remark

Trump will bring up the comment again at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, his aides say, as he campaigns in the Midwestern swing state for votes at the November 8 election. If Obama were running against Trump, "there would no be any contest", said Lucy Dubas of New Hope, Pennsylvania. The website did not say how it obtained the emails, but when Powell declined to comment about their contents, he said, "I'm not denying it".

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Penguin Random House to release Zayn Malik autobiography

Zayn Malik is releasing a memoir titled " Zayn " this November. Zayn is coming out with a book because print is truly dead. Singer Zayn Malik performs during KIIS-FM Wango Tango concert at StubHub Centre in Carson, US, May 14, 2016.

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Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn launches recruitment drive as election result looms

Jeremy Corbyn last night claimed he could re-unite the troubled Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) after the leadership election is finally over in two weeks' time. "If we are to defeat the Tories in 2020 then we need to be united against them, not divided against ourselves". He added that he would build up a "good dialogue" with Russian Federation and "ask them" to respect borders.

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Fox Is Making a 70's Action Movie Starring a Young Stan Lee

From the studio that brought you the X-Men and Fanastic Four movies is coming a Stan Lee "period action-adventure movie". There are now no writers attached to the project and no official word on whether Lee will cameo in the film. So instead of a typical biopic, Lee's slice of life will envision him as a dapper man about town, hobnobbing with the Hollywood elite and quipping to his unseen audience.

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Philadelphia Eagles: Carson Wentz is Having Quite the Week

However, the team didn't think enough of Jared Goff to move up or Carson Wentz and traded the selection to the Eagles. Yet it seems on first blush that Wentz is going to be a pretty good quarterback, and it also seems as though Griffin's tenure as the Browns' starting quarterback may have already come to an end, as the {somewhat ironically} former second-overall draft pick was placed on injured reserve yesterday stemming from an injury that he suffered in the loss.

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21 of the most memorable national-anthem moments in sports history

For the second game in a row, Kaepernick and safety Eric Reid knelt during the song while teammates Antoine Bethea and Eli Harold stood and held up their right fists. "I just took it and ran with it". Yet, Kaepernick's detractors have lambasted him as being a traitor, with some fans even burning his jersey. "Is everybody going to agree with what I say? No".

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Notre Dame DC Brian VanGorder already feeling the heat

The Irish offense was as explosive as expected while a young defense predictably struggled in the loss. Hunter's next step was to start an exercise regiment Tuesday, and Kelly said he'd be comfortable playing the veteran receiver if he was cleared late in the week.

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Big Brother 2016 Recap: Week 12 Eviction - Third Time Is The Charm?

Big Brother 18 is quickly winding down, with only a few days left until the epic season finale. James tells the couple he heard they "were going for some big fish this week". At the nomination ceremony, Corey pulled a fast one on Paul and Victor and put the risky houseguests up for eviction . That means Nicole has won the Power of Veto and Nicorey controls everything! From Twitter and Facebook groups, the BB fans are waiting to find out whether or not Nicole did win or ...

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'DWTS' host: Protesters stage rush 'unnerving'

An image taken outside the studio after the disruption showed two men wearing T-shirts with the word Lochte written across them and crossed out. As Ryan Lochte received the judge's critique for his first performance on " Dancing with the Stars ", he was interrupted by audience members who rushed on stage.


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