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Hillary Clinton Pledges to Hold Wells Fargo Responsible

California Treasurer John Chiang suspended the bank from underwriting state bonds and other state business for a year, and Connecticut Treasurer Denise Nappier added Morgan Stanley as co-bookrunning manager alongside Wells Fargo for an October GO bond sale.

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Facebook boast about defiling schoolgirl lands man in jail

Like a thief, his 40th day had come and soon police launched a manhunt for him as social media users pressed for his arrest under the hashtag #Arrestmohamedalfayo. It has emerged that the suspect, who recently converted from Christianity to Islam, is a son of a member of Nyamira County Assembly and hails from Borabu constituency.

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Pence goes farther than Trump on Syria military action

Moreover, in a 2006 interview with CNBC, Trump said he wanted to see Bush, then still president, "get us out of Iraq, which is a total mess, a total catastrophe, and it's not going to get any better". Sen. Kaine focus on the debate was clearly about trying to tie Pence, who has previously said he abhors insults in campaigns, to Trump. Thinking ahead to what was to follow, Mike Pence's task was to reverse the current momentum and embrace and somehow defend Trumpian behaviour - especially in ...

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VP debate: Some voters say it was well worth their time

It's not the headliners, but some political groupies took time Tuesday to gather and watch the vice presidential debate. While Trump declined to do much formal debate work in the lead-up to last week's contest, both Pence and Kaine seem to understand the importance of it.

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Thouless, Haldane, Kosterlitz win Nobel Prize in Physics

Through a telephone interview, Haldane said he was "very surprised" at the news, adding that he was glad that their discoveries found something many previously overlooked, and they unveiled "more possibilities for looking for new materials".

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WikiLeaks founder promises release of new material

The details of WikiLeaks' election-related release remain murky, though Assange did say it is not expressly meant to damage Hillary Clinton's shot at the White House. Assange went so far as to say "If we are going to make a major publication about the USA, we wouldn't do it at 3 a.m.", referring to the Eastern daylight start time for the event.

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Analyst Research Consensus on Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)

The company market cap of 14.36B. The average price target for shares are $63.71 with an expected fluctuation of $10.18 from the mean. Pacific Crest reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Nvidia Corp .in a research note on Friday, August 5th.

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Google makes new hardware push, takes on Apple with Pixel phone

But he said other features in the new phones didn't seem that much different from what Samsung and Apple have offered in their latest devices. Google has declined to confirm any specifics, although it previously described some of these products back in May.

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Google Home, Google WiFi announced for a smarter home

Google claimed the new phone was the best smartphone camera yet, and showed off numerous software features that can capture multiple images and either intelligently combine them to improve image quality or select the sharpest photo from a quick burst of shots.

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3 who studied unusual states of matter win Nobel Prize in physics

Topology is a branch of mathematics that describes properties of objects. The three physicists have used the mathematical technique to study the topology of unusual matters. "I didn't have any preconceived ideas", he said. As a result of the pioneering work done by the Laureates, people have raised their hopes of future applications in both materials science and electronics as the hunt begins for new and exotic phases of matter.

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India to ratify Paris agreement on climate change on October 2: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi confirmed Sunday that his country would ratify the Paris agreement on climate change on October 2, coinciding with the anniversary of the birth of Mohandas Gandhi, the South Asian nation's independence leader.

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Boeing harbors grand ambition to reach Mars before SpaceX rocket

NASA plans to send humans to an asteroid by 2025 and to Mars in the 2030s, according goals laid out in the 2010 U.S. However, he had a question for prospective participants who assumed these efforts would be all sunshine and rainbows: "Are you prepared to die?" If everything goes according to SpaceX's plan (PDF), the company should be able to ferry 100 humans to Mars .

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Forecasters expect Hurricane Matthew to hit the United States on Thursday

The country's Civil Protection Agency said many homes were damaged or destroyed. The United States has already offered Haiti the use of some helicopters, said Haitian Interior Minister Francois Anick Joseph. The winds sheared roofs from ramshackle houses, uprooted trees, washed out bridges and clogged rivers and roads with debris. "You see all the cars are underwater".

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Amazon adds Prime perk for readers

There were already some perks for readers in the Prime program, such as "Kindle First", which lets members pick one free book a month among six featured works, and a lending library for Kindle users. No Kindle is required, of course, thanks to apps for iOS and Android. Exclusive short content: Read Kindle Singles Classics - classic short-form reads by the world's top writers, from Susan Orlean to Norman Mailer.

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Another Samsung product is reportedly exploding; Top-loading washers

Although the model wasn't specified, however, the commission did mention that all machines produced between 2011 and 2016 are prone to this risk. The Consumer Product Safety Commission suggested people only use the delicate cycle when washing bulky items - which lessens the risk of impact injuries or property damage from the machine becoming dislodged.

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Florida cancels classes as hurricane approaches

As part of Florida's preparation, Scott said he planned to activate 500 additional National Guard members by Wednesday morning. Officials at SeaWorld in Orlando announced on its website that officials "anticipate altered hours due to Hurricane Matthew".

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Opposition calls for more ambitious climate target as Paris Agreement ratified

In a historic vote held at the plenary session of the EU Parliament in Strasbourg, a majority of the members voted in favour of ratifying the Paris Agreement. The accord aims to prevent average global temperatures from rising more than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, in a bid to stave off what advocates say could be a catastrophic impact on the planet.

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Blue Jays win: Fans go wild as Encarnacion homers in 11th

Jimenez relieved Brian Duensing with one out in the 11th, and Devon Travis singled. Francisco Liriano did a terrific job in the 10th and 11th innings to put the Blue Jays within one run of winning the game. He made the catch but took pause to look back behind him into the seats. Hardy to end the Orioles' fifth, the score 2-1 Baltimore at the time, Joe Biagini had been warming in the Jays' bullpen.

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Buhari puts presidential jets up for sale

Shehu confirmed that the newspaper advertisements for the sale of two Presidential aircraft, a Falcon 7x executive jet and Hawker 4000, were duly authorized by the Presidency. A presidential spokesperson on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, had hinted that the fleet would be reduced in September. "Does it make #commonsense that our presidential air fleet is larger than the combined fleet of the Queen of England and the British PM?" he once wrote on Twitter .

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Google seeking more control with Pixel, SunTrust analyst says

Apple stock edged up a fraction Tuesday afternoon, while Amazon stock was down a fraction. Now Google is launching its own device that it wants to lead the market with. It will be available to pre-order in the USA today for $129 (£101). Google said Verizon will still have to approve updates for Pixel, but the process will be streamlined and done ahead of time.

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Audi RS 3 Sedan Unveiled At Paris Motor Show

In fact, Audi reckons it'll sell more of these RS3 saloons in the US and the Asia Pacific region than in Europe. It might get the look of Q7 as the chrome, sharp LED headlamps, single frame grille and a muscular bonnet is presented for the model.

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Here's what you'll pay in Australia for everything Google just announced

The phones will be made of aluminum, and without the "unsightly" camera bump that comes on other phones, said Rick Osterloh , the head of Google's new hardware division. And that center was best represented by Google Assistant . Google Daydream View is ridiculously low-cost for a virtual reality headset, at least one you want to buy.

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I'm happy to be Uncle Snoop, says Snoop Dogg

It's an awards show for hip hop, by hip hop, and I'm always of the mind that these more specific awards shows are more entertaining and true to whatever they're honoring than the others. This year's I Am Hip Hop Award will be given to Snoop Dogg. Without giving away too much information, numerous night's performances will make references to police brutality .

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EE leads in 4G availability in UK - Open Signal

OpenSignal also reviewed the performance of the four major mobile providers in the UK (Three, EE, O2 and Vodafone) and found EE leading the field for both 4G speed and accessibility. Consequently, while more people in London can connect to a 4G signal the average speed is the slowest in the country at 18.8 Megabits per second (Mbps).

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Sharks and Rays Receive Protection at CITES

Under Section 2 of RA 10654, "the Philippines shall pursue its commitment to worldwide conventions and cooperate with other states and global bodies, in order to conserve and manage threatened, aquatic species, straddling and highly migratory fish stocks and other living marine resources".

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All you need to know about Google's Pixel

Love it or leave it, Pixel is to Google what the first iPhone is to Apple , the brand's " new new" phone with no version number attached to its name. This is part of Google's goal of furthering artificial intelligence. Hardware and software come together beautifully in the Pixel Phone from Google .

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Scottish, French and Dutch-born scientists win Nobel chemistry prize

Sauvage linked two tiny rings to create a molecular chain, or " catenane ", in 1983; Fraser Stoddart designed a " rotaxane ", or a ring on an axel; and Feringa designed the first molecular motor by making a motor blade spin in one direction.

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African governance hampered by lack of safety, says new study

This, the report stressed, showed that the Africa's newest nation has not made any progress or improvement in all aspects of the survey, especially previous year. A positive development across Africa in the past 10 years has been the improvement in access to mobile phones and the internet, according to the index.

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New Mafia III trailer details 'The New Mob'

The latest in The World of New Bordeaux video series for Mafia 3 introduces the viewer to Lincoln Clay's allies and the part they play in his vendetta. Mafia 2 received mostly positive reviews due to its solid story line, cast of characters, gunplay, graphics, music, and more. Speaking to GameSpot , Blackman added that the team ultimately went with a New Orleans-inspired location as Mafia III's setting (it's called New Bordeaux in the game) because it matched up nicely with what the ...

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Clinton takes poll lead in important Trump state

The problem here is that Trump's own tax plan does nothing to close the loopholes he likely uses. AFSCME also estimated if Trump paid his taxes without special breaks, his federal taxes would be enough to pay 2,300 highway maintenance workers, or 1,765 FBI agents.

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Blue Origin test launch delayed

Blue Origin's Abort Test May Be Blown Up. The in-flight escape test will trigger the launch abort system at an altitude of 16,000 feet, just around 45 seconds after its launch. The New Shepard suborbital spaceflight system consists of a reusable rocket and a capsule. While SpaceX successfully tested their escape system in May 2015, it wasn't an in-flight test.

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Titans fire special teams coordinator Bobby April

Fuller also had 81 yards receiving and a touchdown. For the Texans, if they defeat Tennessee, they will be atop of the AFC South. Osweiler threw touchdown passes on Houston's first two drives on Sunday to give the Texans an early 14-0 lead before the offense stalled.

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With EU Vote, Paris Climate Agreement Is Poised To Become Binding

As of the recently past Sunday, when India formally submitted its paperwork, the total number of ratifying countries stood at 62, producing almost 52 per cent of emissions. "India's leadership builds on the continued strong political momentum from Paris for urgent global action on climate change", the United Nations spokesman's office said in a statement .

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Supreme Court starts new term with more questions than answers

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the trademark case of The Slants, a Portland-based Asian-American rock band that was denied a trademark for its band name for years on the ground that it disparaged Asians. She said she got along fine with him. Juan Martinez is fighting the September 29 admonition by the Attorney Discipline Probable Cause Committee of the Supreme Court of Arizona that recommended he be placed on probation for one year, The Arizona Republic reported (http://bit.ly/2dsZMPg ).

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Matthew hits Cuba; warnings issued for Florida

Matthew is likely to remain a major hurricane until at least Thursday night as it sweeps through the Bahamas towards Florida and the Atlantic coast of the southern United States . Gov. Nikki Haley has said that, if the track of Matthew does not change by Wednesday, she will issue an evacuation order to get 1 million people away from the coast.


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