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Ringgit ends higher vs United States dollar amid Opec oil cut pact

Crude prices had initially extended gains as most traders were impressed that OPEC had managed to reach a compromise to control the market, which became the first consensus to cut production since 2008. Instead of cutting production, OPEC opted to pump at high volumes to maintain market share and, seemingly, to drive US shale oil and gas producers, who have higher operating costs, out of business.

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Microsoft sharpens AI focus with new research group

Shum has been involved in some of Microsoft's biggest product efforts at the ground level of research, including the development of its Bing search engine, as well as in its efforts in computer vision and graphics: that is a mark of where Microsoft is placing its own priority for AI in the years to come.

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New technology unveils contents of ancient Biblical scrolls

This is especially incredible because to the untrained eye the still-intact, rolled-up parchment looks like a small piece of burnt charcoal. The fragment was charred and crushed, and every touch seemed to hasten its disintegration. Despite the care taken in the unrolling, some damage was inevitable, and once scrolls are unrolled they must be very carefully protected to prevent further deterioration.

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After back injury, Texans DE Watt back to IR

Watt for the rest of the season , it's time to see what this defense can do to remedy the loss of its best player. "Going on IR will give J.J. all the time that he needs to make sure he's 100 percent healthy and back to being himself the next time he steps on the football field", Texans coach Bill O'Brien said.

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U.S. to send 600 more troops to Iraq

Just 10 days after their most recent deployment of ground troops into Iraq, the Pentagon has once again announced an additional deployment, saying that 615 new ground troops would be sent to Qayara to "assist" in the upcoming invasion of the city of Mosul.

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Newton: I have to get ball out quicker, get it to Benjamin

QB Cam Newton's 32 career games with both passing and rushing TD most in National Football League history. Defensively, Atlanta is allowing 30.3 points and 433 yards per game. The fact that we were winning kind of blew it under the rug. The Denver Broncos' success through the first two games of this season has been primarily thanks to tremendous defensive play.

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NASA finds water plumes on Jupiter's moon, Likely to influence Europa mission

The plumes at the south pole were detected by the workhorse telescope as the moon passed in front of Jupiter. The latest finding builds on earlier work by Hubble, which in 2012 found hints of water vapor venting from Europa's south pole. Now, the latest analysis of its surface by the young Hubble Space Telescope may have found evidence that this water is being directly ejected as vapour from the planet's icy crust.

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Dabo Swinney: Lamar Jackson is 'one of them hold your breath guys'

Jackson himself wasn't satisfied with his performance, especially after being limited to 62 yards on the ground. Jackson's numbers are insane when compared to the rest of the pack. Consistency has been the key for McCaffrey through his first three games of the season as he put together his third straight games with more than 120 rushing yards in Saturday's 22-13 win over UCLA.

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Stocks Trending Alert - SolarCity, (NASDAQ:SCTY), Ariad Pharmaceuticals, (NASDAQ:ARIA)

A number of Reuters analysts recently commented on the stock. The share price is now at -45.33% for the past six months. "Our conservative $20 per share DCF-based price target attributes $10 to Iclusig and $10 to brigatinib", the analyst continued.

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Pakistan army rejects India's 'surgical strikes' claims but PM Sharif condemns attack

The Uri attack, which India has blamed on Pakistan-sponsored militants, killed 19 soldiers and provoked calls for India to drop its policy of so-called strategic restraint against its neighbour. He said that no Indian casualities have taken place during surgical strikes. Singh's statement that "India doesn't want to conduct any more surgical strike like this in Pakistan in future" is also awesome, and seems to be telling the Indians: "For God's sake take this ceasefire violation as a ...

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Russian missile downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

Dutch prosecutors released the names of two Russian-speaking men in connection with the 2014 downing of Flight MH17 on Wednesday - the first time individuals have been named in relation to the attack. The manufacturer also said the missile was launched from an area under Ukrainian government control. "During today's presentation real technical evidence was nearly absent", claimed Mikhail Malyshevsky, an adviser to the company's Director General.

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U.S. to send more troops to Iraq to help with Mosul

A brigade in Iraq can range from fewer than 1,000 troops to more than 3,000. According to Carter, the additional USA troops will aid in a variety of tasks including logistics support, intelligence and training Iraqi troops. US President Barack Obama takes a photo with US troops at Fort Lee, Virginia, September 28, 2016. These additional troops "will increase the number of USA forces in Iraq to around 5,000", NPR's Tom Bowman told our Newscast unit.

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Sunoco Logistics Buys West Texas Crude System from Vitol for $760 M

Finally, Glenmede Trust Co. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $29.51 and a 200-day moving average of $27.99. Several studies suggest that positive earnings surprises not only lead to an immediate hike in a stock's price, but also to a gradual increase over time.

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Trending Stocks - BlackBerry, (NASDAQ:BBRY), Pier 1 Imports, (NYSE:PIR)

Wolfe Research upgraded shares of Pier 1 Imports from an "underperform" rating to a "peer perform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 22nd. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.56%. Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE: PIR ) has a Return on Assets of 3.10%. Heath Freeman, President of Alden, stated, "We were incredibly surprised and disdesignated to learn that Pier 1's Board of Directors has taken the unusually aggressive step of adopting this unduly ...

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What's The Mystery Behind Hissing iPhone 7s

The noise was first pointed out by Stephen Hackett at 512 Pixels and was quickly followed by other users reporting the same thing. The advice here, is that you need to go to an Apple Store and get a replacement for your phone. Apple mentioned that their new chip is 40% faster than the iPhone 6s. This is an issue for people who use gloves often. Apparently, the hissing sound became even louder when placing the iPhone 7 Plus' software under load.

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Pennsylvania police officer fired for racial slur on social media

Adamson said posting the image was a "stupid mistake" regarding of her intentions. Melissa, who only came onboard the McKeesport police squad a few weeks earlier, was immediately dismissed by the police chief and the city mayor after her offensive selfie started making the rounds, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports .

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Moscow refutes Dutch investigators claims of MH17 being downed by Russian missile

A man walks amongst the debris at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukrainer. About two-thirds of the passengers aboard MH17 were Dutch nationals; the crew members were Malaysians. Last year, BUK's manufacturer conceded that one of its missiles took down the plane, but suggested that the Ukrainian government was responsible .

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Draghi defends European Central Bank policies before German lawmakers

He said there was no "overheating in the euro area or the German economy" and that Germany should spend more to help boost the economy. "What has been forgotten is that many banks have been able to more than offset declining interest revenues with higher lending volumes, improved loan performance and lower interest expenses, all of which are beneficial to both the banks and their customers", Draghi said.

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Elon Musk describes his plans for colonizing Mars

Musk says he would like to bring that cost down to about $200,000. During his address, Musk did not mention the September 1 launch pad explosion that destroyed a Falcon rocket and its satellite. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage, even as SpaceX is still investigating why a different rocket carrying a US$200 million (RM826.73 million) Israeli satellite blew up on a launch pad in Florida earlier this month.

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Merc launches 9th locally assembled model GLC SUV at Rs 47.9 L

Sign it off as yet another triumph for "Make in India" or aggressive expansion plans by Mercedes, the GLC will now have an extremely competitive price tag. The GLC has already become one of our highest selling products, and we are very confident that it will replicate the global success here as well", he said.

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Final Fantasy 15: Developer Not Dismissing Day One Patch At This Stage

Regardless of Square Enix's plan for the title may be, the Square Enix entry has not released word of any chance that the game can come earlier despite the accomplishments that the team has made. " Final Fantasy XV " is rigged with new interactive, cooperative features and new technological advancements for their characters. While Final Fantasy 15's development has been exciting to watch, it has also been a weird amalgam of both inspiring and anxious moments.

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Huawei could ditch Android Wear for Samsung's Tizen smartwatch OS

Not being able to customise Android Wear in any significant fashion has been an issue for Huawei , it is said. While young, Tizen has proven itself as a very functional operating system - especially on the impressive Gear S2 and Gear S3 smartwatches.

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Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) earnings reaction history

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in Piedmont Office Realty Trust by 2.1% in the second quarter. The firm's revenue was up 79.3% on a year-over-year basis. The Street is forestalling Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) to post EPS of $0.44 for the quarter ending on 2016-09-30.

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Man in gorilla mask hands out bananas at BLM event

His classmates had organized three days of protests on campus this week in response to the recent police shootings in Tulsa, Okla., and Charlotte, N.C., ETSU sophomore Jaelyn Grimes told the student newspaper , the East Tennessean. In keeping with those values, there will be an opportunity for community dialogue tonight at 7 p.m. inside the D.P. Culp Auditorium. "He was just trying to get a reaction out of us".

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Sony Xperia XZ launched at Rs 51990, starts shipping 10 October

The Sony Xperia XZ has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset which is available for much cheap on the Lenovo Z2 Plus . On the storage front, Xperia XZ offers 64GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot that can accommodate up to 256GB of additional storage.

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Bilic: Players have run out of credit

Michail Antonio nodded over as West Ham tried to lift themselves off the canvas, but just after the hour mark Tadic delivered the killer blow. At least the prawn sandwiches would have been decent. REFS have authority to book players for crowding round them. West Ham attempted to rally, but the introductions of Sofiane Feghouli, Ashley Fletcher and Edimilson Fernandes failed to cause the visitors any major discomfort.

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Senate to vote on bill to avoid government shutdown

Bill Nelson , aware of a looming potentially divisive House vote later in the day or this week, greeted the Senate's 72-26 vote with guarded optimism. A longstanding stalemate over Zika funding spilled on to the measure, which many GOP conservatives disliked because it guarantees a lame-duck session that's likely to feature post-election compromises that they'll oppose.

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UN Plans TO Launch Its First Space Mission In 2021

Di Pippo said that multiple sources will fund the mission. "This offers the opportunity to land the United Nations mission in any licensed Member State supplying a payload on the mission". It can also carry up to seven passengers per flight. The mission, announced at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, is meant to help developing nations launch their own payloads, the space firm announced in a press statement.

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Satanic Temple gets OK for Portland after-school club

The group says it hopes to counter the influence of Christian after-school programs, such as Good News Clubs, that have popped up at schools in the wake of a 2001 U.S. "There were some concerned parents frustrated with the Good News Clubs, and we had a parent who has a child in a Parkrose school who reached out and contacted us", Satanic Portland spokesperson Finn Rezz tells Rolling Stone .

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Benedict Cumberbatch joins David Gilmour on stage in London

Rocking a blue jacket, the Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning actor amazed the crowd as he showed off his singing skills while tackling the vocal section sung by Roger Waters on the studio version. And Gilmour appeared as a guest during Waters' The Wall anniversary tour in a 2011 stop at the O2 Arena in London . He is a regular gig goer at concerts in London when he's not filming.

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Deutsche Bank chief seeks to quash state aid rumours

Deutsche bank denied that it has asked the government for help and the government denied any rescue plan. The German finance ministry moved swiftly to dismiss a report that a rescue plan was being prepared in case Deutsche was unable to raise capital to pay legal bills which include cases dating back to its expansion before the financial crisis .

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40-Percent of Samsung Note7s Have Not Been Replaced Yet

When reports of similar explosions began popping up, however, Samsung had no choice but to issue a global recall. Samsung has announced that most of its customers who bought Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are sticking with the device. The new devices will also replace the existing ones in the market. Those who have affected Galaxy Note 7 devices should power down and return their devices, Samsung said .

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City's winning run ends with 3-3 draw at Celtic

Atletico Madrid overcame German giants Bayern Munich 1-0, Yannick Ferreira Carrasco scoring the only goal of the game while Antoine Griezmann missed a second-half penalty for the hosts. What are your thoughts? "We know we have to bring our A game to have any chance and that is something hopefully we can do". They will be looking to equal Tottenahm's 11 wins in a row since the start of the campaign against Celtic .

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Today is National Voter Registration Day!

To be eligible to register to vote, Missourians must be 18 years of age by Election Day, a United States citizen and a Missouri resident. The League of Women Voters Education Fund says almost a quarter of all eligible Americans are not registered to vote, "and millions miss the opportunity to vote because they are not aware of voter registration deadlines".

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SpaceX's Elon Musk lays out the plan to put humans on Mars

Musk says he may be able to do it within the next decade . Musk estimates that with current methods, it would cost $10 billion to get a single person to Mars, Engadget reports . Now, three weeks since the giant fireball engulfed a Cape Canaveral launch pad, Musk has had to answer questions about the cause of the explosion - and the future of a company that is supposed to fly NASA astronauts in about a year.


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