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Clinton campaign: Trump 'inciting violence'
- September 18, 2016

Friday marked the first time he said in no uncertain terms he was mistaken. She called on the Republican to apologise to the president. Less than eight weeks before the election, Trump sought Friday to blame Democratic rival Clinton for starting the rumors. (more...)
Samsung Sells Printer Business to HP for 1.12 Trillion Won SE Samsung Sells Printer Business to HP for 1.12 Trillion Won SE
- September 18, 2016

Samsung, on the other hand, has enjoyed considerable success with a range of large-format multi-function printers (MFPs), and it's these - plus a 6,500-strong portolio of related patents - that forms the central target of HP's acquisition. It further said that customers were fed up with broken copiers and this acquisition would help HP invest in better technology. The recall is expected to cost the company around $1 billion . (more...)
South Park addressed Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest South Park addressed Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest
- September 18, 2016

Oh, right, the Kaepernick storyline. Denver Broncos player Brandon Marshall refused to stand for the national anthem on September 8, 2016. The president of the NAACP compared the quarterback's refusal to stand during the national anthem to Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955. (more...)
Kanye West Fashion Week Show Was a Disaster Kanye West Fashion Week Show Was a Disaster
- September 18, 2016

Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news . This year, though, his Yeezy fashion show sounded more like a twisted nightmare than a twisted fantasy . And I felt that was the right thing to do, so I took them off and continued to walk. The "Runaway" rapper has a history of epic fashion shows. "I don't believe in any musts", she said . (more...)
Ford Small Car Production Moving To Mexico
- September 18, 2016

Ford President and CEO Mark Fields appeared on CNN on Thursday afternoon to rebuff the billionaire's remarks. "Our capital allocation continues to be disciplined and to deliver strong returns, and we are fully prepared for a downturn", Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks said in Wednesday's statement . (more...)
Hanjin Shipping shares dives at bancruptcy
- September 18, 2016

Hanjin is the seventh biggest shipping company in the world and went into receivership late last week after its creditors rejected a restructuring plan. The nation's Financial Supervisory Commission has said operations of 79 of Hanjin's vessels, including 61 container ships, have been disrupted. Hanjin Group will raise the remaining 60 billion won using its stake in a terminal at Port of Long Beach and other assets as collateral. (more...)
Gov. Haslam declares state of emergency due to burst gas pipelin Gov. Haslam declares state of emergency due to burst gas pipelin
- September 18, 2016

Lines formed at gas stations across the South on Saturday and drivers who were able to find fuel had to pay more for it in some cases, as prices edged up following a pipeline spill in Alabama. The emergency declaration allows drivers to work longer hours to make sure petroleum is available to convenience stores, fuel retailers, and fuel wholesalers in Tennessee. (more...)
Nigel Farage says farewell: 'We brought down a prime minister'
- September 18, 2016

But only hours after her victory in the leadership contest was revealed, political opponents were referring to her as Mr Farage's "puppet". His friend and Ukip financial backer Arron Banks said they got naked and went for a swim after a late-night drinking session on the eve of the conference. (more...)
Sanctions against Myanmar would be lifted soon: Obama Sanctions against Myanmar would be lifted soon: Obama
- September 18, 2016

The sanctions were imposed in 1997 , and as NPR's Michele Kelemen explains , they were "originally put in place to isolate Myanmar's former military junta". "If anything, we're enhancing it", Earnest said, adding that greater USA engagement would increase its ability to promote further changes in Myanmar . (more...)
Dollar Edges Higher as Impact from Fed Comments Wane
- September 18, 2016

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Stocks gain with dimming chances of Sept rate hike
- September 18, 2016

He said his bank had a target of 108 yen per dollar for the end of the year, predicated on the Fed raising interest rates in December, although that seemed subject to risks from November's US presidential elections. The Australian dollar was last up 0.66 percent against the greenback at $0.7515, while the New Zealand dollar was up 0.44 percent at $0.7313. Amid speculation the Bank of Japan will announce additional monetary easing next week, some observers are warning of possible side ... (more...)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise to spin-off software assets in $8.8B transaction Hewlett Packard Enterprise to spin-off software assets in $8.8B transaction
- September 18, 2016

With this move, the US company will slim down its overall operations and shift focus to other key business operations. Micro Focus International is to acquire Hewlet Packard Enterprise's software business segment (HPE Software) in a merger that carries a transaction value of $8.8bn. (more...)
Hamilton: Rosberg just did the better job
- September 18, 2016

Verstappen explained that he had difficulty getting the ultra-soft tyres on his Red Bull to work properly over the first sector of the lap. "I'm pleased with the front row", said Ricciardo afterwards. "We made improvements through qualifying and, in practice we were still trying to find stuff in the vehicle, and it finally came good in qualifying". (more...)
Donald Trump reveals more details of his scaled-back tax plan
- September 18, 2016

But Trump faced intense scrutiny over his plans ahead of Thursday's speech . "I released mine. I think we should release ours". ■ That last distinction helped Trump get a lower cost estimate from the foundation: $4.4 trillion over 10 years, before effects on economic growth are factored in. (more...)
Clinton returns to campaign, smiling and appearing energetic
- September 18, 2016

After she become "overheated", "dizzy" and "dehydrated" at the 9/11 ceremony, Bardack examined Clinton at her suburban NY home. The Trump campaign yesterday released a doctor's letter saying its candidate is in "excellent physical health". (more...)
Britain approves first new nuclear power plant in decades
- September 18, 2016

The future of the project in southwest England had been put into question after the new government of Prime Minister Theresa May unexpectedly announced in July that it was delaying a final decision on the plant until the fall to study all the components of the deal. (more...)
Air Force B-1B Bombers Train With Japanese, South Korean Fighter Aircraft
- September 18, 2016

The United states Forces Korea (USFK) commander said on Tuesday that the flight by two U.S. B-1B bombers over the country signifies the "steadfast and unshakeable" dedication of the United States to its main Asian ally amidst North Korea's latest nuclear test last week. (more...)
Detained After Loaded Gun Found in Carry-on Bag at LAX Detained After Loaded Gun Found in Carry-on Bag at LAX
- September 18, 2016

TMZ broke the story of the "Gangsta's Paradise" rapper getting arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after TSA flagged police upon finding a gun in a book bag. It's unknown what type of gun it was. The 53-year-old rapper was subsequently removed from the airplane, which he already boarded. Our sources say a member of Coolio's crew claimed the bag, but witnesses have told cops it was Coolio's . (more...)
Trump Breaks From GOP Norms To Offer Paid Maternity Leave Trump Breaks From GOP Norms To Offer Paid Maternity Leave
- September 18, 2016

Trump's plan, like Clinton's, also makes the good choice of having the government provide a tax-financed benefit to parents, instead of mandating employers to provide paid leave at their own expense. " Donald Trump's child care proposal will help provide relief and certainty ... by making targeted reforms to our tax code that are both pro-growth and pro-family". (more...)
ME pols, lobster industry digging in on Sweden ban call ME pols, lobster industry digging in on Sweden ban call
- September 18, 2016

Angus King, an independent, joined U.S. Reps. That gives the US and Canada time to enlist the help of their political allies, and countries that stand to lose the most money if a ban is approved, to scuttle what American and Canadian scientific arguments have yet to accomplish, industry officials said. (more...)