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Analysts expects China's crude imports to stay elevated for the remaining year amid expanding storage capacity, dropping production and a seasonal surge in demand during the winter months. That left China with a trade surplus of US$41.99 billion (S$58.2 billion) for last month, the lowest in six months, the General Administration of Customs said yesterday.
  • Fargo observes Indigenous Peoples Day for first time

    Fargo observes Indigenous Peoples Day for first time

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    Students and others gather at the Brown University Main Green to observe the first "Indigenous People's Day" on the Ivy League campus. It wasn't until his third journey across the Atlantic Ocean that he realized he wasn't visiting Asia, but the New World.
  • Mylan to pay $465M settlement over Medicaid EpiPen rebates

    Mylan to pay $465M settlement over Medicaid EpiPen rebates

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    The company said the EpiPen had been classified as a non-innovator or generic drug under CMS since before Mylan acquired the product in 2007. Until 1997, EpiPen was considered a branded product, but since then it has been classified as a non-innovator drug.
  • Beckham keeps cool, gets 1st touchdown catch in Giants loss

    Beckham keeps cool, gets 1st touchdown catch in Giants loss

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    When the dust settled, it was Manning's New York Giants who were far worse, and the Green Bay Packers came away with the ugly 23-16 victory at Lambeau Field. Although Randall was listed on the team's injury report as questionable, he was able to take part in practice all week. The line only figures to only get stronger with the expected return of top backup Mike Pennel next week from a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
  • Clinton cited Lincoln on political deals

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    Hacked emails from Clinton's campaign chair, John Podesta, recently showed up on the WikiLeaks site on Friday, revealing apparent excerpts from speeches Clinton gave to Wall Street firms and other private groups. Wikileaks posted the hacked emails on its site just days after USA national security officials confirmed that they believe Russian Federation has launched a concerted effort to interfere in United States elections through strategic leaks of confidential data.
  • Warren Buffett responds to Donald Trump's tax comments

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    Trump has refused to release his tax returns, flouting some 40 years of tradition for presidential candidates. Buffett , though, says he's been audited several times , and is now being audited by the IRS, but added "I have no problem in releasing my tax information while under audit".
  • Amaya, William Hill Discuss All-Stock Merger of Equals

    Amaya, William Hill Discuss All-Stock Merger of Equals

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    Talks are continuing and no agreement may be reached, as private equity firms are also said to be eyeing Amaya. Citing sources that it didn't identify, the Reuters report said Mr. Amaya and William Hill PLC jointly said the potential merger would be consistent with both companies strategic objectives to create a clear global leader across sports betting, poker and casino.
  • Harry Hamm: Peculiar Results At The Box Office

    Harry Hamm: Peculiar Results At The Box Office

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    Based on the 2010 offshore drilling explosion that led to the worst oil spill in United States history, the Peter Berg-directed/Mark Wahlberg-starring socially-conscious drama was fueled by an 82% rating on Rotten Tomatoes . Yet the Lionsgate release managed only $20.6 million. With a screenplay by Jane Goldman (X-Men: First Class, Kingsman: The Secret Service ), Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping are producing Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children under the Chernin Entertainment banner.
  • 'Iron Fist' Series Premiere Date, First Official Image Revealed

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    The first season of " Luke Cage " is available on Netflix. I, for one, am really looking forward to seeing how this foursome comes together and what villainy these heroes will be hired to fight. Along with the video, the official Iron Fist Twitter account also shared a new image from the show. Some of the Luke Cage easter eggs are obvious, like the inclusion of classic Marvel heroes and villains such as Misty Knight, or the comic book origins of the titular character.
  • Jobless rate lower in Thunder Bay

    Jobless rate lower in Thunder Bay

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    Analysts polled by Bloomberg expected Canada to create 7,500 jobs and the jobless rate to stay at 7 per cent. Statistics Canada stated on Friday in Ottawa that Canadian employment rose by 67,200, the most since April 2012. The jobs data came out ahead of a new Bank of Canada business survey that found hiring expectations of firms increased from relatively low levels in past surveys.
  • Qatar Orders USD$11.7 Bln Of Boeing Aircraft

    Qatar Orders USD$11.7 Bln Of Boeing Aircraft

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    The United Arab Emirates and Qatar together have a population the size of the USA state of OH, but "they have more widebodies on order than all the Chinese airlines and US airlines combined", Bastian said at an event in NY. The 777-300ER has the highest schedule reliability of any twin-aisle airplane at 99.5 percent. And he could have added, "two things that Airbus has forgotten how to provide".
  • Twitter surges after report that it may be on the block

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    Along with the newspaper, sources revealed to several news outlets, including CNBC and TechCrunch , that Google, Microsoft and Verizon are also discussing a potential acquisition of Twitter . Kevin Kelly of Recon Capital says Twitter could strike a deal worth around $20 billion, with a potential buyer paying up to $30 per share. The social network employs more than 2,000 workers and has more than 300 million users a month.
  • Yahoo 'secretly scanned emails for U.S. authorities'

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    Citing people familiar with the matter, Reuters reported that Yahoo complied with a classified government directive to scan YahooMail accounts at the request of the National Security Agency or Federal Bureau of Investigation. "If true", he continued, "this would demonstrate the failure of US government reforms to curb NSA's tendency to try and indiscriminately vacuum up the world's data".
  • World finance leaders seek to address anti-trade backlash

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    The U.S. Justice Department has asked Deutsche Bank to pay $14 billion to resolve civil claims over its mortgage securities business in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Deutsche has already spent 12 billion euros ($13.4 billion) on litigation since 2012, and says it has put aside 5.5 billion euros for its expected legal bill.
  • Cardinals rule Palmer out vs. 49ers on Thursday

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    Struggles versus the run. Blaine Gabbert needs to start making plays in the passing game, especially if he wants to hold on to his starting job. He threw two interceptions late and could not lead the Cardinals to the comeback victory. "It's unfortunate we're coming off a short week but that's the way this league is built", Stanton said. "It carries you a long way". He is the first player in franchise history to record at least 100 scrimmage yards in each of first four games of a season.
  • Video shows Cruz making phone calls for Trump

    Video shows Cruz making phone calls for Trump

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    All across Twitter , people of varying political stripes came together to gently/forcefully mock the former presidential candidate. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), a fellow conservative who was co-chairman of Sen. "Although I have long had significant concerns with Donald, by any measure, Hillary Clinton would be an absolute disaster as president", Cruz said during a visit to Tarrant County Republican headquarters.
  • Attorney general to Trump Foundation: Stop fundraising in NY

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    As the Washington Post's first reported last week , the foundation appears to have been operating without the necessary paperwork to raise large sums of money in NY. Previously, the Post's David Farenthold reported that, beginning in the early 2000s, Trump largely stopped donating to his namesake foundation and began accepting larger and larger gifts from outside donors.
  • 4 things you need to know about Google's Pixel phone

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    Google lets Android device makers modify software nearly without limit, which has helped make Android the most-used mobile operating system in the world. Google was quick to tout the camera on the new phone, which received a score of 89 from DxOMark , a camera review firm. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg).
  • Holiday sales expected to be up 3.6 percent

    Holiday sales expected to be up 3.6 percent

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    This year's forecast exceeds last year's rise in holiday sales of 3.0 percent, according to the retail trade group. USA retail sales in August fell 0.3 percent, more than expected, on weaker demand for automobiles and other items after an upwardly revised 0.1 percent gain in July.
  • Defense: Georgia hot car death is dad's fault, but no crime

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    Kilgore's delivery over the course of about 85 minutes hit vocal highs and lows, delivering in a low tone some of the details regarding Cooper's death, but getting high-pitched as he argued against the state's contentions. According to defense attorney Maddox Kilgore, Harris merely forgot his son was in the auto. Here, he and Cooper take in a baseball game. They previously claimed Harris meant to drop his son off at day care, but completely forgot the child was in the back seat of his vehicle.
  • Spot gold sinks to a three-month low below key $1300/oz threshold

    Spot gold sinks to a three-month low below key $1300/oz threshold

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    Gold priced in sterling outperformed spot to rise 0.4 percent on Tuesday as the pound slid to a 31-year low versus a currency basket, as worries over the impact of Britain's departure from the European Union rattled the market. BANK BOOMERANG: The U.S. -listed shares of Deutsche Bank rose 27 cents, or 2.3 percent, to $11.84. Germany's biggest bank has been under pressure since it revealed the U.S.
  • UK expects years of turbulence during Brexit talks

    UK expects years of turbulence during Brexit talks

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    In breaking from his predecessor George Osborne, the Chancellor said a new plan was needed to "fit the circumstances Britain now has". He told LBC that he remained in favor of Britain's High-Speed 2 railway project, which will connect cities in the country's north and central regions with London .
  • Clinton leads Trump in Nevada

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    Four out of five likely voters in New Hampshire said they watched the debate between Clinton and Trump - 59% of those said that Clinton won, compared to 19% who gave Trump the win. In a separate poll that included alternative party candidates, Clinton led the field by 4 percentage points. The Detroit News-WDIV poll surveyed 500 likely MI voters on Sept 27-28.
  • Lady Gaga To Debut Joanne Material During Three-Date Dive Bar Tour

    Lady Gaga To Debut Joanne Material During Three-Date Dive Bar Tour

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    Lady Gaga will debut music from her upcoming LP Joanne on the Bud Light x Lady Gaga Dive Bar Tour , which kicks off Wednesday, October 5th at an undisclosed USA dive bar. She may be performing at the 2017 Super Bowl Halftime Show in front of millions of viewers come February, but in terms of promoting her forthcoming album Joanne , Lady Gaga has opted for something a little more intimate.
  • Clinton aide says Trump embodies "rigged system"

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    In a story published online late Saturday, the Times said it anonymously received the first pages of Trump's 1995 state income tax filings in New York, New Jersey and CT. The giveaway for Mitnick was line 18 on the NY return, where Trump and his wife at the time , Marla Maples, declared their federal adjusted gross income: -915,729,293.
  • BlackBerry is no longer designing its own phone hardware

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    Woman holding a BlackBerry Classic image from ShutterStock. According to Chen, this means BlackBerry can "reduce capital requirements and enhance return on invested capital". However, BGR reported that the company has a net loss of $372 million over a revenue of $334 million in this year's second quarter financial results .
  • Clinton visits Iowa as early voting gets underway

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    In Des Moines , Clinton planned a speech focused on childcare challenges faced by middle-class families. Perhaps no state knows Clinton better than Iowa, where she campaigned on Thursday, but she has consistently struggled to connect. Early voting is available in select polling places in Chicago and across IL starting October 24. In 2008, Obama, then a little-known senator from IL, bested this year's Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the primary and defeated U.S.