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Julian Assange Promises 'Significant' Releases Related to the U.S. Election

He criticized Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate, for demonizing the group's work after a spate of releases related to the Democratic National Committee before the Democratic convention this summer. If you don't know by now who you're going to vote for, or whether you're going to vote for either of them, you're either a liar or a coma patient. "The attacks only make us stronger", Assange said, "We believe in what we do, and when we are put under pressure, we will fight back".

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Apple, Google, Coca-Cola top list of 100 most valuable brands

In surveying this year's class of Best Global Brands , Interbrand Global CEO Jez Frampton states that "It's clear the best global brands are not just weathering change , but driving it". The report also noted that Dior and Tesla have entered the Best Global Brands report for the first time, at #89 and #100 respectively. However, Facebook saw the biggest rise in brand value year-on-year, climbing 48% to 32.593 billion U.S.

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Realty Income Corp. (O) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Hold"

It was reported on Oct, 4 by Barchart.com . Finally, RBC Capital Markets reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a $34.00 target price (up previously from $31.00) on shares of Kimco Realty Corp.in a report on Monday, August 1st. Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.24, from 1.11 in 2016Q1. With an institutional ownership near 76%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 3.8.

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Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

On Tuesday, Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) stock opened its trade at $ 22.67and after floating in a range of $ 22.21to $ 22.94, settled at $22.26. (NYSE:KMI) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report report published on Tuesday.

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UK leader May vows centrist govt after EU exit 'revolution'

And she insisted: "Let us take this opportunity to show that we, the Conservative Party, truly are the party of the workers". "Now we just have to make it happen". justified sense that the world works for a privileged few but not for ordinary working-class people" as well as concern over growing inequalities between young and old, rich and poor and London and the regions of the UK.

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Hope that political wisdom prevails in Washington on Syria cooperation

The U.S. also will press on with military efforts against the Islamic State group, he said, and finding a durable political solution that allows Syrians to return home and alleviates Europe's refugee crisis. The regime forces were "gradually advancing" after street battles on the front line dividing the city, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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Maruti Baleno gets past 1 lakh cumulative sales mark

The company's sales of mini segment cars, including Alto and WagonR models, were at 44,395 during the month as against 35,570 units in the year-ago period, up 24.8 per cent. With the festive season around the corner, sales of the Baleno are likely to swell. "It is truly a symbol of Make-in-India". "We have optimized our production so that we can deliver their cars in the committed time frame while ensuring the highest levels of quality".

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United Kingdom government should consider targeted infrastructure investment: Hammond

In a speech to the Conservative Conference in Birmingham today , Osborne's successor is expected to say that the "deficit remains unsustainable". "It would be much better for businesses knowing we would be outside the market and were going to do a deal where we could trade into it", he said.

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Duterte tells Obama to 'go to hell,' prompts Trump comparison

Duterte recalled his modest political roots in his speech at the synagogue and what he said was his honest desire to rid his country of corruption and crime, especially illegal drugs. "The use of that kind of tactic is entirely inconsistent with universal human rights and the shared values of our two countries". The brash-talking president has lashed out at everyone critical of his bloody drug war, which most call a human rights violation for its encouragement of vigilantism and lack of ...

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Ivory trade vote exposes divisions on saving elephant

It also calls on the Japanese government to cooperate on elephants conservation initiatives and combat smuggling of ivory to the country. More than 140,000 of Africa's savannah elephants were killed for their ivory between 2007 and 2014, wiping out nearly a third of their population, and one elephant is still being killed by poachers every 15 minutes on average.

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Meet the 3D-printed robots with soft skins

Because this liquid is sealed and doesn't cure, the material retains its programmed viscoelasticity. This new material can allow scientists to build robot fragments which have a visco-elastic property. This leads to the ultimate functionality. Jeffrey Lipton, an expert who is part of the MIT Department, stated that it is hard to alter soft objects providing existing fabrication processes when you need to do shape the material through injection or similar industrial methods .

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Mortal Kombat XL is out now on PC

However, a bulk of the update includes character specific fixes for the game's roster. Now that's out, check out our upcoming PC games list to see what's next. There will also be medieval skins and The Pit environment thrown in for free. Hopefully, Warner Bros and NetherRealm will not abandon its Mortal Kombat X PC players again.

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ReCore 30 minute free trial released alongside update reducing loading times, more

Most notably, the infamous load times have improved by up to 75% on Xbox One, meaning a decent rig should move everything into more reasonable realms now. The free trial version of the game features 30 minutes of game time. To that end, its association with Keiji Inafune could have also been detrimental to its sales, as Inafune has come under fire for his recent Mighty No.

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India ratifies Paris climate treaty: Here's all you need to know

The Paris Agreement, adopted in December 2015, needs 55 nations that together account for 55 percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions to ratify before it can formally enter into force. US President Barack Obama welcomed India's ratification in a tweet, saying India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the country was carrying on the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and his belief "in a world worthy of our children".

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Three Britons shared the Nobel Prize in physics

This year's prize amount is 8 million Swedish krona (0.93 million US dollars), with one half to Thouless and the other half to be shared between Haldane and Kosterlitz. The award ceremony to celebrate the winners of the Nobel Prize will be held in Stockholm December 10, 2016, the anniversary of prize founder Alfred Nobel's death in 1896.

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Last of three fishermen recovered off Keweenaw Peninsula

Police say they've now located the bodies of the three boaters who went missing on Lake Superior back on September 17th. 'It has been confirmed that the boat was located, along with the three bodies, ' he wrote. The bodies Karvonen and Ethan Chartre have been found and recovered from the Lake. The cause of death is yet to be determined, police said earlier.

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Supporters of Standing Rock Sioux protests gather in Great Falls

Native American protestors and supporters push back bulldozers doing work for the Dakota Access Pipeline oil pipeline near Cannonball, North Dakota, September 3. The protests have also opened a wider national debate on corporations' ability to encroach on Native American lands. The Obama administration has halted construction of the 1,170-mile pipeline that occurs on federal land while it reassesses the initial decision by the Army Corps of Engineers to allow the project to proceed.

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International Monetary Fund upgrades to 2,8% its projection for Cyprus' economic growth in 2016

The report said that a stagnating global economy and the "precarious nature" of the recovery from the 2008 financial crisis risked policies that "would hamper productivity, growth and innovation". Measured against the size of the world economy, it rose from less than 200 per cent of global GDP to 225 percent over the 15 years to 2015. The IMF said other risks to the outlook included further turbulence from China's transition towards a more consumer-driven economy, another drop in ...

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International Monetary Fund Lowers Its Outlook For U.S. Economic Growth

The International Monetary Fund has predicted the United Kingdom will be the fastest growing of the G7 leading industrial countries this year and accepted that its prediction of a post-Brexit-vote financial crash has proved to be overly pessimistic.

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Sony PSVR Blocks PlayStation 4 Pro From Using HDR Feature

Still, seeing yourself as Batman in a mirror doing the Macarena is hilarious - in that respect, this is a great game to introduce your friends to VR, but not really its own game. If you want to pre-order a PlayStation VR you can find out which stores that the console will be available from through the PlayStation.com website.

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Google's 5 new devices, at a glance

Google Wi-Fi Router: The device has been configured to provide significantly stronger Wi-Fi signals compared to what you might be used to from your router device. Both Pixel smartphones will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and equipped with 4GB of RAM along with fingerprint sensor on the back panel.

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Dramatic change overnight in forecast track for Hurricane Matthew

There was no full accounting of the dead and injured in Matthew's wake. Storm surge forecasts for potential landfall in North and SC will be made as the storm gets closer. The UN has said the hurricane has brought the worst humanitarian crisis to Haiti since a devastating 2010 natural disaster. A day earlier, Matthew swept across a remote area of Haiti with 145 miles per hour winds, and government leaders said they weren't close to fully gauging the impact in the vulnerable, flood-prone ...

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'Alien megastructure' star keeps getting more mysterious Mary Bowerman, USA TODAY Network

Kepler observed KIC 8462852, along with about 150,000 other stars, from 2009 through 2013. Scientists still can't figure out what's causing this star to go rogue but it's leaving the world fascinated - with many people not letting go of the fact it could be aliens that are responsible for this.

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Paris climate agreement to take effect in 30 days

Just after India announced their ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, the European Parliament followed suit in a move that made the global agreement a reality long before those who want to negotiate are expecting. European Parliament President Martin Schulz said in a statement that the entry of the Paris agreement into full force in less than a year is a massive achievement, especially considering that it took eight years for the Kyoto protocol to mark into effect.

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Samsung's global brand value exceeds $50 billion

Google secured second place and Coca-Cola came third according to a list of the top 100 brands compiled by Interbrand. Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Toyota, IBM, Samsung, Amazon, Mercedes-Benz, and GE make up the Top 10. The grid above outlines the top 24 brands ranked by Interbrand, part of the Omnicom Group of ad agencies. It measures anticipated returns of the companies in the future, and list them up with numbers calculated in present value.

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Canada Unveils Carbon Price, Energy-Producing Provinces Unhappy

The proposed price will start at a minimum of $10 per tonne in 2018, going up a further $10 each year, to eventually reach $50 per tonne in 2022. Albertan Rachel Notley said her Government supports in principle a common price that "ensures that we are all making the same effort and ...

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Are you anxious about Hurricane Matthew?

Wilma made landfall as a Category 3 storm with 120 miles per hour winds, killing five people as it pushed from southwest Florida , through the Everglades and into the Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach area, causing an estimated $21 billion in damage and leaving thousands of residents without power for more than a week.

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Trio Wins Nobel Prize in Physics for Work On "Exotic Matter"

David Thouless is now 83 years old and works at the University of Washington in Seattle as professor emeritus. Despite being born in the UK - Professor Thouless in Bearsden and Professor Kosterlitz in Aberdeen - all three of the academics are now based at institutions in the United States.

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Hurricane Matthew to have devastating impact in Haiti, NHC director says

Haley said the medical evacuations began Tuesday, and general evacuations are set to start at 3 p.m Wednesday Schools and government offices in the Lowcountry are also closed. Matthew, with its 145 miles per hour winds and torrential rains, is already being compared to Hurricane Hazel in 1954. It was moving north at about 10 miles per hour (17 kph), the hurricane center said.

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India Police say gun battle has ended at Kashmir army camp

The army said earlier that Pakistani troops had fired without provocation using small arms and mortar shells in the Poonch sector of the Line of Control separating the Indian- and Pakistani-controlled parts of Kashmir. Some BSF officials also said that stones were thrown from the Pakistani side at the beginning of the retreat ceremony. Witnesses say that they heard heavy gunfire.

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Apple gives devs new betas for iOS, watchOS and tvOS

The headlining feature of the iOS 10.1 beta is, of course, Portrait mode. If you're a developer and want to get it yourself, you can get it from the Developer Portal. According to MacRumors , only registered developers can download the new beta with build code 14B67 either over-the-air or directly from the Apple Developer Center .

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Salesforce acquires Krux in bid to boost data analytics

Salesforce is rumored to be considering an acquisition of Twitter as well. Salesforce has been on something of a buying spree lately. And, in new data presented at Dreamforce, IDC revealed Salesforce partners report average year-over-year revenue growth of 48 percent, using the Salesforce Platform, Salesforce AppExchange and Salesforce Partner Program to lower barriers to development, increase their market reach and grow their businesses.

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Physicists Win Nobel Prize For Exotic Matter Research. So What's That?

Using advanced mathematical models, the three scientists studied unusual phases, or states, of matter, such as superconductors, superfluids or thin magnetic films. David Thouless is now 83 years old and works at the University of Washington in Seattle as professor emeritus. "This was a radically new way of looking at phases of matter", said Sankar Das Sarma, a physicist at the University of Maryland in College Park.

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Kerry says Syria Peace Efforts must Continue Despite Break with Russian Federation

Russia's foreign ministry said its embassy compound in Damascus had been hit in mortar shell fire on Monday, causing damage but no casualties. The suspension in Syria talks was announced just hours after the Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin had signed a decree halting a joint program with the US on the disposal of weapons grade plutonium.

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Yooka-Laylee Will Have a Physical Edition

Additionally, Kickstarter backers of Yooka-Laylee will be able to upgrade their digital pledge to a physical one, if they want to. The game is expected to come out in 2017, and it's being developed by a group of old Rare personnel who were around during the Nintendo 64 era when Banjo-Kazooie had its heyday.


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