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Divided Fed leaves interest rates unchanged; strong hints of a December increase

The US Federal Reserve has kept its interest rates on hold at 0.25-0.50% but says the case for a hike has "strengthened". WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged but signaling that it will likely raise rates before year's end.

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Justin Bieber Attacked in Munich Nightclub

The Sun has reported that there is footage that shows the 22-year-old making his way through the crowded room when an unknown man grabs the singer's shirt. Despite the attack in the HEART nightclub, Bieber has had a great time while in Germany, according to several tweets he has posted to his Twitter account.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge enjoy their Canada arrival

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children have arrived in Canada for a highly anticipated eight-day tour. - Prince William and his wife Kate will lay a wreath at the cenotaph and unveil a new plaque commemorating Canada's military involvement in Afghanistan during an official welcoming ceremony at the B.C.

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Prince William, Princess Kate and Family Begin Royal Tour of Canada

A shy Prince George hid behind his dad while holding his hand. The royal couple will also receive Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau. Electrical sockets have been covered, ornaments and trinkets moved out of reach and wooden toys and snacks placed in the children's guest rooms. "My husband thinks I'm absolutely insane", McCormack said with a laugh.

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Attacked by a fan, Gigi Hadid jumps a lead

The man quickly ran away and her own security staff held her back as she yelled, "who the fuck are you, you piece of shit". Outside of the Max Mara show at Milan Fashion Week in Italy on September 22, the model was happily posing for selfies with fans, until things took a nasty turn.

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Brad Pitt Probably Won't Face Prosecution for Child Abuse

This is the second marriage for Pitt, 52, who previously Wednesday Jennifer Aniston. A source told US Weekly: "Brad is seen yelling a lot during it, but nothing physical". Pitt is said to have "lunged" at his son, forcing Jolie to jump between them. New details about the incident, which happened on a private plane while the Jolie-Pitt family was traveling from France to the US, claims there was absolutely no abuse involved and it was simply an argument between a parent and their child.

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Donald Trump Proposes Child-Care Subsidies

In addition, Trump's proposal would ensure that stay-at-home parents are also eligible for the tax deduction and would incentivize employers to provide child care at the workplace. Trump's plan would not cancel out the child care tax credit of $3,000 for one child or $6,000 for two children or more from their federal income tax, a Trump adviser said.

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Panthers' Olsen: Sunday's game must go on

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -Game being played in Charlotte, North Carolina, which was declared to be in "state of emergency" Wednesday by Gov. "We are in contact with government officials, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and the NFL".

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India's Modi hits out at Pakistan after attack in Kashmir

She said instead of framing any "long term policy" to counter such attacks, Modi government is "misleading" the people and trying to divert attention by advising Pakistan to fight "unemployment, poverty, illiteracy". "We will make efforts to isolate Pakistan" and force it to remain alone in the global stage". "We are ready to fight", he said. "At that time, Lal Bahadur Shastri ji attempted to represent this feeling in an excellent manner to the world and he gave the slogan of "Jai Jawan, ...

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Kevin Garnett to retire after 21 NBA seasons

And only the fact that his legacy is divided among two teams and that he was not a class act diminish his legacy a bit. Information from The Associated Press and ESPN Stats & Information was used in this report. "Thus ends the final chapter of Garnett"™s time in Minnesota, a two-part series that included myriad highs and a few lows, including some bruised feelings when he was traded to Boston in a blockbuster deal that sent a bundle of players and draft picks to Minnesota in the summer ...

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Latest on New York City Explosions

Investigators were seen raiding an apartment above a restaurant near the incident Monday morning. Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage said that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was working to disarm one of five devices found in the same bag, which was discovered in a trash can by two men around 8:30 p.m.

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Funeral underway for unarmed man shot by Tulsa officer

Terence Crutcher , 40, was killed on September 16. The solemn, music-filled service at Antioch Baptist Church for Terence Crutcher , 40, drew hundreds of mourners, many of whom fanned themselves or stood to sing and applaud on a warm evening in north Tulsa.

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho analyses win over Leicester City

Leicester substitute Demarai Gray produced the game's finest finish when curling beyond David de Gea from distance in the 59th minute, but he was unable to prevent the champions' third league defeat of the season. No, we are a good team when we play together. Mourinho's men scored four times in the first half with three of them coming from corners. He opened the scoring defender Chris Smalling in the 22nd minute after being well served by Blind headed for 1: 0.

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The Simpsons: See the Adventure Time opening couch gag

In a recently released promo for season 28 of The Simpsons by Fox, Bart can be seen along with a dog whose name is Homer. Oh...and of course Mr. Burns is the Ice King. According to TVLine , executive producer Al Jean calls it "the brain child of Mike Anderson, our supervising director" and "a really attractive, elaborate crossover".

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Arrest Made in Reported Hack of Pippa Middleton iCloud Account

A spokesman for Kensington Palace, the official residents of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, said it did not speak on behalf of Pippa and would not comment. Pippa Middleton , with her brother James Middleton at Wimbledon, had photos stolen in the hack. They added: 'This isnt [sic] an auction it will be a simple process of the highest bid.

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Gigi Hadid fights off celebrity prankster Vitalii Sediuk

Kim Kardashian has been a previous object of Sediuk's uninvited attention. The Inquisitr reported that Gigi Hadid had been assaulted and manhandled in the streets of Milan by a very aggressive fan while the Hadid sisters were leaving the Max Mara runway show.

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Police search for motive in deadly Washington state mall shooting

Anxious residents fear for their safety as authorities search for a gunman who killed five people at a mall in Washington state. At the Oak Harbour Police Department press conference Lt. A shelter-in-place request initiated Friday evening for a one-mile radius around the mall was lifted early Saturday morning. He is the suspected gunman who fatally shot five people at a Macy's in Burlington , Washington, on September 25, 2016 .

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Emmys: Watch the 3 Funniest Moments From the Show

Post-ceremony, critics claimed that Jimmy Kimmel's performance was a way of demonstrating that the traditional way of making television is already a part of the past. Former candidate Jeb Bush had a cameo in Kimmel's opening skit, Emmy victor Courtney B. Vance voiced support for Hillary Clinton and Kimmel jokingly called out producer Mark Burnett, seated in the audience, as the man responsible for Donald Trump.

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Canada gears up to welcome William, Kate and children

John Lutz, who teaches history at the University of Victoria. They represent the future, as things stand, of the throne she once occupied - in both the United Kingdom and some 4,000 miles away in Canada - where the British crown replaced a French one.

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Brad Pitt May See His Kids This Week, Plus: Angelina 'in Agony'

A day later, reports started popping up that Pitt was under investigation by the LAPD for "allegedly getting verbally abusive and physical with his children", according to TMZ . The report alleged he had been drinking at the time of the incident. In response to an email by the magazine Vanity Fair , the FBI said it is "continuing to gather facts (about what transpired during the flight) and will evaluate whether an investigation at the federal level will be pursued".

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Kid Rock Loves Hillary Clinton on 'Between Two Ferns'

Galifianakis relies on a type of humor that is often cringe-inducing, and it's clear from Clinton's demeanor that she understood that going into the interview. Then, Galifianakis proposed a government where Trump won the presidency and Kid Rock served as secretary of state. "You know, Zach, those are really out of date questions".

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Week in Review: Fed Holds Focus in Wild Week

The S&P 500 .SPX was up 12.46 points, or 0.58 percent, at 2,175.58. On Wall Street S&P 500 Index gained 0.65 per cent, led by 1.9-per cent gain for the real estate sector. Other commodities also rose, which helped out materials stocks. The S&P 500 faded 7.14 points to 2,170.04, with information technology leading decliners.

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Arkansas sues to block expansion of overtime pay law

After December 1, 2016, all employees - including state and local government employees - are entitled to overtime if they earn less than $47,476 annually regardless of whether they perform executive, administrative, or professional duties. The Federal Labor Standards Act took effect in 1938 and guarantees workers will receive no less than the minimum wage. He notes that overtime protections have receded over the years: they applied to 62% of full-time salaried workers in 1975 and just 7% ...

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Mary Berry quits Bake Off over Channel 4 move

In his official statement - released moments after Mary's - he failed to mention her, although he referenced the show's presenters Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc. Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood look set to become rivals if the BBC cooks up a show to compete with The Great British Bake Off's move to Channel 4.

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No, Jennifer Aniston Isn't Divorcing Justin Theroux Over The Brangelina Split

Ok, is it technically a sexist "microagression" to perpetuate the imagined rivalry between two women more than a decade after Brad Pitt dumped Jennifer Aniston for Angeline Jolie? I will guiltily admit that, last night after a couple of glasses of wine, my housemates and I spent a good 45 minutes scrolling through Instagram and sniggering at the many memes of Jennifer Aniston rejoicing or giving a smug side eye.

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Dodgers beat Rockies 5-2 on emotional night for Scully

The Rockies were once again hypnotized by Kershaw as the three-time Cy Young Award victor threw seven shutout innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated Colorado in a runaway, 14-1, on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium. Left-hander Scott Kazmir returned to the mound Friday night after a one-month absence with neck issues but lasted only an inning after suffering right intercostal spasms, which affects the muscles between the ribs.

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USA flies bombers near N. Korea border

The B-1B Lancers, part of a USA plan of "extended deterrence" against North Korea provocations, flew with U.S. F-16 and South Korean F-15 fighters over Osan Air Base, CNN reported . Hecker, who toured North Korea's main Yongbyon nuclear facility in 2010, said the quantity of nuclear material meant six bombs a year could be made.

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10 killed in Arab coalition airstrikes in Yemen

This new reported death toll comes in the wake of a particularly bloody airstrike earlier this week in Hodeidah, where at least 32 civilians were killed. The offensive was launched to reinstate Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, a Saudi ally who has resigned as Yemen's president. The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has condemned airstrikes on civilians in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition, saying the global indifference to the atrocities and arm deals with the child killer regime have growingly ...

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TV's Zoe Ball and DJ Norman Cook announce separation

Ball, who was a breakfast DJ on Radio 1, is now best known as the co-presenter on Strictly Come Dancing spin-off It Takes Two . The couple, who live in Brighton, East Sussex, previously announced they were to separate in 2003, after Ball revealed that she had been having an affair DJ Dan Peppe , a close friend of husband, but they reconciled a few months later.

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Hillary Clinton Went on 'Between Two Ferns'

In the video , Galifianakis comes into the interview room dressed as the Grim Reaper but then gets manhandled by the Secret Service. He dove riiiiiight into some sexist bullshit - "As secretary, how many words per minute could you type?" - Galifianakis winds things up, and then aims a small zinger at Clinton, asking, "What's the best way to reach you?" Galifianakis asks at one point.

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Drunk, Yelling At Angelina Jolie And Kids On Plane

Its statement came after The Los Angeles Police Department denied reports that Pitt was being probed for child abuse and said the authorities had received no such allegations against the actor. TMZ broke the news first, reporting that Pitt and his family were flying on a private plane from an undisclosed location. From the media whirlwind encircling Angelina Jolie's divorce from Brad Pitt , serious allegations have surfaced.

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Tom Hanks as 'Sully' tops box office: America's hero

Box office success doesn't always equate to Oscar-worthiness, but Sully's estimated $35.5 million debut doesn't hurt. Rooted at the number two spot is " When the Bough Breaks " with $15 million in ticket sales. 9 million budget, the critically acclaimed horror entry does not appear too anxious. Bruer noted that the 48 percent decline represented an excellent hold for the genre.

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UPI/CVoter poll: Hillary Clinton reclaims slight lead over Donald Trump

Former Maryland Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend posted a picture of herself with Bush on Facebook Monday and added, "The President told me he's voting for Hillary!" The Democratic presidential candidate touted her own national security credentials at a hastily arranged news conference outside her campaign plane, saying she was the most qualified to combat terrorism and accusing Republican Trump for using the incidents to make "some kind of demagogic point".

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Protests Over Death of Keith Lamont Scott Hit Charlotte for 4th Night

Demonstrations on Tuesday and Wednesday turned violent and destructive, with one person killed on Wednesday night. After darkness fell, dozens of people took to the streets to urge police to release dashboard and body camera video that could show more clearly what happened.

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Hillary Clinton schools Zach Galifianakis on sexism 'Between Two Ferns'

Cahn said it would be more effective if Clinton adopts policies important to Millennials, such as lowering student debt, and if she dispatches surrogates like Sen. "Or maybe like a white power tie", Galifianakis offered. "You need to get out more", she responded. Hillary Clinton might be funnier than you think.


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