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Author: 0 New $38B Israeli aid deal signed

Thomas Shannon, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, and Jacob Nagel, acting head of Israel's National Security Council, signed the MOU. Speaking before the ceremony, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States for what he described as the "unprecedented" and "historic" defense aid package.

Finance Tropical Storm Karl forms in Atlantic with 45 miles per hour winds
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Karl forms in Atlantic with 45 miles per hour winds

As of late Friday morning, Julia was located about 240 miles southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Julia continues to spin at sea well off the coast of the Carolinas while a third system, Tropical Storm Karl , continues to move westward through the Atlantic.

Finance Barak: Netanyahu-Obama fight cost Israel $4.5b
Author: 0 Barak: Netanyahu-Obama fight cost Israel $4.5b

While National Security Advisor Susan Rice insists the aid deal is separate from the issue of a two-state solution, others consider Obama's statement a not-so-subtle message. We are not going to be bound by that. To solve the crisis, Netanyahu offered the White House a pledge, that Israel would not lobby Congress for additional funds beyond those agreed in the new aid package without the White House's consent.

Author: 0 Ford Shifting Small Car Production From US To Mexico

Trump has been using Ford for months as a prime example of what's wrong with USA trade policy, but Ford has been strongly rebutting the GOP nominee. "Zero" jobs will be lost in MI, where Ford is based, with the move, Mark Fields told Poppy Harlow on CNN .

Author: 0 Wells Fargo CEO is 'sorry' - but he's not stepping down

Mr. Stumpf said that those fired included bankers, managers and managers of managers, but declined to name the most senior executive let go. Abraham Simmons, a spokesman for the prosecutor's office in San Francisco declined to comment on the probe, while James Margolin, a spokesman for U.S.

Finance Pandora takes on Spotify, Apple with new streaming services
Author: 0 Pandora takes on Spotify, Apple with new streaming services

Competing services may come out to challenge Apple Music and Spotify. The new subscription service will give users control over which songs they hear. You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. What is unclear is whether Pandora will launch the service without Warner Music Group - and thus without artists like Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, and Bruno Mars - or wait until a deal is done with the label before moving forward.

Finance Seagate Technology PLC (STX) PT Raised to $38.00 at Jefferies Group
Author: 0 Seagate Technology PLC (STX) PT Raised to $38.00 at Jefferies Group

Seagate Technology plc is operating with a market capitalization of 10834.71, with a return on assets (ROA) of 2.90% and an average volume of 5569.33. Seagate and ValueAct are purchasing approximately 12.5 million shares of Seagate stock as part of a block transaction. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.45, for a total transaction of $40,594.95.

Finance Haskell Students for Standing Rock
Author: 0 Haskell Students for Standing Rock

A representative of Precision Pipeline, a contractor for Dakota Access, told the protesters they were not welcome and asked them to leave. WILLISTON-The Dakota Access Pipeline is now being constructed across four states, starting in North Dakota and ending in IL.

Author: 0 Another milestone for Serena; enters last 16

New York , Sep 2 (IANS): World No.2 Andy Murray and Japan's Kei Nishikori advanced into the third round after defeating their respective opponents at the US Open tennis tournament here. Murray needed more than three hours to complete a 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-2, 6-3 victory over 40th-ranked Italian Paolo Lorenzi, who was on court almost five hours in his previous match, a five-set win over Gilles Simon.

Author: 0 Pound surges as manufacturing sector bounces back after post-Brexit slump

Construction sector PMI is due at 0830 GMT and is likely to show a small rebound, although it is still expected to be in contractionary territory. The latest Construction Sector Purchasing Managers' Index report for August suggests activity fell "only marginally" last month from record decline in July.

Finance Apple Will Appeal EU Ruling Over €13 Billion Tax Bill
Author: 0 Apple Will Appeal EU Ruling Over €13 Billion Tax Bill

The Commission issued a preliminary decision in 2014 saying it believed Ireland's tax rulings for Apple had been illegal under European trade law. Ireland's Finance Minister Michael Noonan described the ruling as "bizarre" and "an exercise in politics by the Competition Commission". Apple is not the only American company that has recently found itself under scrutiny over its European tax affairs.

Finance E-commerce giant urges businesses to write PM over Canada Post dispute
Author: 0 E-commerce giant urges businesses to write PM over Canada Post dispute

The Union says Canada Post should be creating more jobs instead of relying on so much overtime. "We have been forced to adapt our businesses and make other shipping arrangements for our goods". Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk welcomed the development, calling it an "encouraging sign of ongoing progress".

Finance Trump says he's not flip-flopping on immigration
Author: 0 Trump says he's not flip-flopping on immigration

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, appeared to have some trouble reconciling Trump's softer stance on undocumented immigrants. He won the GOP primaries on the strength of an aggressive immigration policy, calling for the immediate deportation of the estimated 11 million people in the USA illegally and construction of a Mexican border wall.

Finance US Stocks Close Mixed After Fed Chair Janet Yellen Talks Rate Hike
Author: 0 US Stocks Close Mixed After Fed Chair Janet Yellen Talks Rate Hike

San Francisco Fed president John Williams last week theorised the Fed might alter its monetary policy frameworks, by increasing its 2 per cent inflation target or by targeting a price level or nominal GDP . While the remarks leave open the possibility of a September hike, the relatively muted gold reaction reveals the market's skepticism over Fed policy changes any time soon.

Finance Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwest in the Atlantic
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwest in the Atlantic

This system has a medium, 50% chance to develop into a tropical cyclone as it pushes west northwestward. Tropical Storm Gaston continued to move towards Bermuda this evening, but the storm is still expected to miss the island. A third system is located in the Atlantic, about 100 miles south of Bermuda. It had maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour (110 kph). By early next week, the chance of its development is 60% if it survives into the Gulf of Mexico, the hurricane center said.

Finance Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; 14 injured
Author: 0 Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; 14 injured

He said the youth was a resident of Pohu village in Pulwama district where fresh clashes erupted on Wednesday. Criticising the Mehbooba Mufti led-government in the state over deploying large number of Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in schools, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said the former needs to answer about lots of things once the situation in valley stabilises.

Author: 0 Fed officials hint at rake hike ahead of Yellen speech

Economists at Goldman Sachs think there is a 30% chance of a September rate hike and a 45% chance of a December one (for 75% chance of a hike this year). Louis Fed voted in favor of 25 basis points rate hike. "It doesn't mean I think that needs to happen rapidly", she said. George also sees second half economic growth, with the consumer leading the way.

Finance Tesla wins United States antitrust approval to buy SolarCity
Author: 0 Tesla wins United States antitrust approval to buy SolarCity

The 6.5 percent bonds will be senior unsecured obligations of the company, and will be due in February 2018. SolarCity chief executive Lyndon Rive and chief technology officer Peter Rive are each buying another US$17.5 million of the US$124 million offer, according to the SolarCity filing.

Finance Tornado hits Kokomo, Indiana
Author: 0 Tornado hits Kokomo, Indiana

Residents in central in took shelter Wednesday evening after a tornado leveled a Starbucks in Kokomo without injuring anyone, and there were reports of damage caused by other possible tornadoes that authorities had yet to confirm. The National Weather Service forecast severe thunderstorms and heavy rain on Wednesday across portions of the central plains and mid-Mississippi Valley.

Finance Vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine campaigning in Vegas
Author: 0 Vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine campaigning in Vegas

Trump has bucked long-held convention by not releasing his tax returns. The senator from Virginia accused Trump of "a kind of tax trickery" that, in some cases, would mean taxpayers were subsiding Trump's real estate investments, which are often financed through borrowing.

Author: 0 Coach K Receives Hero's Welcome at RDU After Rio Gold Medal

However, they didn't have the depth needed to run with the Bulls' Butler and the rest of Team USA. Did I mention that the team the USA sent to Brazil - the one that just went 8-0 and won the gold against the best the world has to offer - wasn't even close to the best team that could have been constructed? In these Olympics, three planned practices on non-game days - including Saturday's - were downgraded to more informal session (optional workouts with video sessions and/or a team meeting).

Finance IOC member Hickey moved to Rio prison during ticket probe
Author: 0 IOC member Hickey moved to Rio prison during ticket probe

Here is a closer look at the case. Olympic official Patrick Hickey was arrested as part of a probe into Ireland's allotted tickets being scalped at the Rio Games. Mr Hickey was wheeled from a hospital in Rio de Janeiro last night and taken by auto to a police station to be quizzed about the accusations. "Continuing our investigation, civil police discovered the involvement of Patrick (Hickey ) in the global scheme of ticket scalping", the Rio police fraud unit said.

Finance Urjit Patel to take over from Raghuram Rajan as RBI Governor
Author: 0 Urjit Patel to take over from Raghuram Rajan as RBI Governor

Agreeing to this view, Vallabh Bhanshali said: "Urjit Patel's selection is a ideal choice". Also in consideration is current deputy governor Urjit Patel , according to officials with direct knowledge of the matter. The committee came up with a report advocating a shift to making RBI an inflation-targeting central bank. Dr Patel, 52, headed a panel that recommended landmark changes to monetary policy in India, including a switch to inflation targeting and the creation of a panel to set ...

Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Stocks opening lower on Wall Street

Housing Index in China is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics of China. France's CAC 40 index rose 1.6 percent to 4,424 points and Germany's DAX added 0.5 percent to 10,585. In the United States, WTI crude futures were at $46.79 a barrel, flat with its last close. It was on track to lose 1.1 percent on the week. Platinum rose 1.6 percent to $1,130.60, after hitting a new three-week low of $1,099.74 in the previous session.

Finance Guns N' Roses extends reunion tour to Japan, Australia
Author: 0 Guns N' Roses extends reunion tour to Japan, Australia

The line features baseball hats, T-shirts, bomber jackets, and hand-painted leather jackets. A special kick-off event takes place Thursday from 3 until 7 pm with a DJ set, door prizes and ticket giveaways. The Japan shows, one in Osaka Jan. 21 and a pair in Saitama Jan. 28-29, follow a late-October and November run through South America. Signs plastered outside of Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles on August 18 indicate that tonight's show will be professionally shot for use across a variety ...

Finance Japanese wrestler becomes first woman to win gold at four Olympics
Author: 0 Japanese wrestler becomes first woman to win gold at four Olympics

Icho left it late to secure her place in history, very late. Amri is the first woman to win a medal for Tunisia in any of the current combat sports on the Olympic programme - wrestling, boxing, judo or taekwondo. It took a Mongolian, Orkhon Purevdorj, to in January bring an end to almost 13 years and 189 matches of invincibility at a grand prix competition in Russian Federation.

Finance Castillo's 4 hits lead Diamondbacks over Mets 10
Author: 0 Castillo's 4 hits lead Diamondbacks over Mets 10

Colon only went four innings, giving up five runs-only two of them earned, as three unearned runs started the scoring for Arizona-walking two, and striking out only one. My (left) wrist has been bothering me for a long time". Robbie Ray (W, 6-11) allowed two runs (one earned) in five innings to earn the win. Bartolo Colon faced off yesterday against the Arizona Diamondbacks with the hope of becoming the 18th pitcher in Major League Baseball history to beat all 30 teams.

Author: 0 Feds release new heavy-truck emission rules

As the USA population grows, we tend to consume more goods-which are shipped by truck-and to drive more. Major truck manufacturers and operators of large commercial fleets cautiously embraced federal standards released Tuesday requiring cuts in fuel usage of big trucks, one of the last in a long line of regulations President Barack Obama has issued over the past several years seeking to clamp down on greenhouse gas emissions across the US economy.

Finance Tim Cook Confirms Apple Will Release an AR Headset
Author: 0 Tim Cook Confirms Apple Will Release an AR Headset

Meaning that people in the future will not be able to leave home without a smartphone. Apple expanded its product lineup after Jobs's death, and some of those devices were conceived of and developed entirely without Jobs's input. We don't know how Apple envisions its AR system working or whether its part of the company's vehicle project or if it would roll out on an iPhone.

Author: 0 Box office report: Sausage Party cooks up tasty $33.6 million

On Friday, Suicide Squad earned $13.35 million, off nearly 80% from the opening Friday gross of $64.9 million. Suicide Squad was supposed to win the weekend by $15 million plus; instead, the Warner Bros./DC Comic release lost to animated sausages on Friday and didn't recover much over the rest of the frame.

Author: 0 'Sausage Party' Cooks Up $3.3 Million Thursday

Superman: Dawn of Justice experienced in its second frame overseas; although, it is a bigger sophomore decline than Guardians Of The Galaxy (40.5%) and Deadpool (36%). The R-rated STX comedy has earned a robust $71.5 million domestically. Both films received generally negative reviews, but opened strong at the box office nonetheless.

Author: 0 Jewish donor slams UK Labour leader Corbyn and his 'Nazi stormtroopers

It follows a public slap down in which Jeremy Corbyn accused his deputy of talking "nonsense" - pointing out that the number of new recruits who have joined Labour in the past is nearly certainly greater than the entire membership of every far left grouplet in the UK.

Author: 0 Corbyn: Power of Labour's membership will win next election

Unfortunately, given the costs involved in pursuing the case further, we have taken the decision that this is where this particular legal case has to stop. The exclusion of the new members is thought to benefit Mr Smith and Mr Corbyn's campaign team reacted furiously to the news on Friday, with John McDonnell accusing the NEC of undermining democracy.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine release more tax return data

In a statement accompanying the release, Clinton spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri noted that this release stands "in stark contrast" to Trump's refusal to release his tax filings, as has been standard procedure for decades. Trump has claimed that he can not release tax returns because he is being audited. Yesterday at her economic speech in Warren, Michigan, Clinton continued to press Trump on his tax holdout.

Finance NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Analyst Research Summary
Author: 0 NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Analyst Research Summary

The 52 week high of shares in Nvidia Corporation is 63.38 while the 52 week low for the company's shares is 20. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) now has mean rating of 2.5 while 9 analyst have recommended the shares as "BUY", 5 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 12 commented as "HOLD".

Finance Ruby Tuesday Posts Loss In Q4; To Close Approx. 95 Restaurants
Author: 0 Ruby Tuesday Posts Loss In Q4; To Close Approx. 95 Restaurants

The company said the decision to close restaurants was made after an analysis of key performance metrics. As of May 2016, the chain had 724 restaurants nationwide, including 646 that are company-operated. Revenue fell 5.9 percent, to $279.3 million, from $296.8 million the previous year. A company statement says they will reveal the closing locations in the next few days.

Author: 0 Whatever I say will be 'problematic'

POLICY PANEL: My hope is the next monetary policy statement will be by the proposed Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The Reserve Bank of India will aim to keep consumer price inflation at four percent through 2021, while allowing the rate to fluctuate in a 2 percent to 6 percent band, the government said in a statement on Friday.

Author: 0 Rank Group, 888 submit 3.6 billion pound bid for William Hill - FT

The offer to Hills' shareholders consisted of 199p in cash and 0.725% per share in the new entity, which would have given Hills' shareholders a almost 45% stake in the enlarged betting behemoth. The proposal, which it is understood would also see the combined business take on a considerable amount of debt, also outlines synergies that Rank and 888 have argued push the value of the deal up to 408p-a-share.

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