• Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site; cause is unknown
Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site; cause is unknown

The moves follow the adoption of a unanimous UN Security Council agreement on sanctions after the isolated North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3. Trump told the United Nations on Tuesday the United States would "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatened the United States or its allies. Mr Trump said: "We ca...

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  • ABB buys GE Industrial Solutions for $2.7bn
ABB buys GE Industrial Solutions for $2.7bn

GE Industrial Solutions' products - such as circuit-breakers, automatic transfer switches, surge protectors and uninterruptible power supplies -control electricity from the grid to its point-of-use. Proceeds from its sale of its division of electrical products would be used for funding company restructuring said Flannery. While the sale of the in...

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  • Wisconsin seems a unique victor under GOP health care bill formula
Wisconsin seems a unique victor under GOP health care bill formula

The amendment would have barred NY from receiving federal reimbursements for state Medicaid funds raised by local governments, effectively forcing state officials to choose between collecting the $2.3 billion from its counties or facing a similar cut to the $33.15 billion the federal government contributes to the state.

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  • AAA expects gas prices in Tampa Bay will continue to fall
AAA expects gas prices in Tampa Bay will continue to fall

Hurricane Harvey shut down refineries and fuel shipping routes for a few days. Gas prices in northern New England are coming down in northern New England, although it may still be some time before drivers see pre-hurricane prices. "(I) n short, it will take weeks or months to see gasoline inventories recover fully, but prices will continue to slo...

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  • Uber's CEO Apologizes After London Ban, Mayor Backs Talks
Uber's CEO Apologizes After London Ban, Mayor Backs Talks

Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi acknowledged on Monday that the ride-hailing company has made mistakes, responding to London's decision to pull its operating license. " Even though there is a legal process in place, I have asked TfL to make themselves available to meet with him ", Khan said of Khosrowshahi. Meanwhile the move has sparked conc...

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  • Chaos as ALL flights at Sydney airport are GROUNDED
Chaos as ALL flights at Sydney airport are GROUNDED

Hundreds of passengers were affected after power in the traffic systems operations went down about 5am on Monday. Officials say a software problem meant only one air traffic control console was operational for the morning peak at Sydney Airport , when six to eight consoles normally operate.

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  • Target to raise minimum wage to $11, plans $15 by 2020
Target to raise minimum wage to $11, plans $15 by 2020

The change, company officials said, will help it recruit and retain staff. Target competitor Walmart, the country's largest retail chain, raised its minimum pay to $10 previous year, with the average pay for an hourly employee reaching $13.38 for full-time workers and $10.58 for part-time workers.

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  • Angela Merkel Won but Lost 1 Million Voters
Angela Merkel Won but Lost 1 Million Voters

For the first time in more than half a century , a far-right party has entered Parliament . But in a bombshell for the German establishment, the anti-Islam, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) captured around 13 per cent, catapulting it to become the country's third biggest political force.

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  • Giants WR Brandon Marshall allegedly spit on Eagles fan
Giants WR Brandon Marshall allegedly spit on Eagles fan

But an illegal shift on Flowers moved them back 5 yards on second-and-3, and a holding call on Flowers made it second-and-18. The sixth-year linebacker continued his strong season with a big effort Sunday, making six solo tackles and breaking up two passes, including one he tipped that was intercepted by cornerback Patrick Robinson to set up a t...

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  • Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls snap election
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls snap election

He will dissolve parliament on Thursday and the election will be held on 22 October. North Korea fired a missile on Friday that flew over Hokkaido in northern Japan and landed far out into the Pacific Ocean, according to Japanese and South Korean officials, further ratcheting up tensions in the region.

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  • Silly Rabbit, We Want Our Trix to Be Brightly Colored
Silly Rabbit, We Want Our Trix to Be Brightly Colored

Chew on this: Two years after General Mills made a decision to remove artificial colors and ingredients from Trix Cereal , the company has chose to bring them back in some versions of the cereal. The company was able to come up with alternatives for red, orange, yellow and purple Trix pieces, it was too hard to find natural alternatives for b...

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  • Death toll from Hurricane Maria keeps rising
Death toll from Hurricane Maria keeps rising

There isn't a breach, and 70,000 people aren't going to die". "Nearly no water. We need your help - we need everybody's help in rebuilding the island". Struggling under $72 billion in debt, Puerto Rico filed the biggest government bankruptcy in USA history earlier this year but that is now on the backburner, sources said on Thursday.

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  • MotoGP Aragon: Marquez: Heart-over-head as 'spirit' conquers risk
MotoGP Aragon: Marquez: Heart-over-head as 'spirit' conquers risk

But in Sunday's practice he almost hit the tarmac, somehow maintaining his balance as Rabat touched his back wheel at turn 14 - the Spaniard unable to do the same as he went sprawling across the track. Rossi is now in fifth position with 168 points, under Pedrosa with 170 points. "Today if I didn't take the risk I would finish third". Marquez a...

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  • Russian Federation tells North Korea, US 'hot heads' to calm down
Russian Federation tells North Korea, US 'hot heads' to calm down

The Russian diplomat said that he and his constituents "have taken note" of the President's declaration "that the United States does not seek to impose its way of life on anyone and that it respects the right of every other sovereign nation to determine its future, or form of government".

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  • Opec succeeds in eliminating oversupply in crude oil market
Opec succeeds in eliminating oversupply in crude oil market

The oil market has been awash in crude for more than three years, and OPEC has struggled to accelerate the rebalancing effort, but the world could be heading for a supply crunch in a few years due to the sharp fall in industry spending, according to USA Today.

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  • Markets in Red, Sensex Slumps 281 Points to 32088, Nifty at 10021
Markets in Red, Sensex Slumps 281 Points to 32088, Nifty at 10021

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday had promised "appropriate actions" at the "right time" to revive the slowdown-hit economy as growth slipped to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent in the June quarter. Among the 31-share Sensex pack, 22 stocks fell and remaining 9 stocks rose during the week. The laggards were ICICI Bank, Tata Steel, Coal ...

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  • Napolitano has hopes for NAFTA talks, despite US-Mexico climate
Napolitano has hopes for NAFTA talks, despite US-Mexico climate

One senior Canadian official, who was not authorized to speak on the record, said Canada will take a "wait-and-see" attitude until US negotiators actually put concrete proposals on the table with regard to rules of origin and other controversial topics, such as trade dispute-resolution mechanisms.

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  • Were Analysts Bearish Virgin Money Holdings (UK) PLC (LON:VM) This Week?
Were Analysts Bearish Virgin Money Holdings (UK) PLC (LON:VM) This Week?

Lsv Asset stated it has 96,981 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Interserve Plc is a United Kingdom-based support services and construction company that offers advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services.

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  • US' interest rate policy remains on course despite temporary shocks from hurricanes
US' interest rate policy remains on course despite temporary shocks from hurricanes

David Page, senior economist for USA and UK at AXA Investment Managers UK, who said: "We did not expect a further reduction in the Fed's assessment of the longer-term rate". Markets expect the Fed move will in December when it is due to revise its economic projections. The reduction in assets will be slow - just $10 billion a month to start.

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  • A man has been charged with assault after allegedly headbutting Tony Abbott
A man has been charged with assault after allegedly headbutting Tony Abbott

The Tasmanian senator Eric Abetz claimed that the alleged incident is a "harbinger" of more violence, despite conceding it is not indicative of the yes campaign generally. The police spokesperson said that investigators would not be getting involved in any "political matters of vote "yes" or "no" which may have motivated the attack.

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