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Japan: PM Abe expected to call snap election amid criticism by opposition

Though he did not indicate a date, the vote is widely expected to be held on Oct 22. Addressing the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, Mr Abe said "there is not much time left" to take action on North Korea , which in recent weeks has detonated a sixth nuclear bomb and fired a series of missiles over or near Japan.

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Uber's license to operate in London won't be renewed

According to a report by Bloomberg, the petition published on the website Change.org is addressed to the #Mayor Of London Sadiq Khan and asks him to overturn the decision taken by TfL. TFL said it was revoking the license because Uber demonstrated "a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a number of issues which have potential public safety and security implications".

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Brighton must learn to rebound from disappointment, says Hughton

Newcastle United travel south to Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League on Sunday. "It will be tough for us because it's the Premier League and we know that every game will be tough - but at the same time, we have confidence that we can get three points".

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Ryanair offers pay rise to some pilots on top of bonus

Ryanair has also rejected suggestions that staff are tempted to begin industrial action, saying with captains looking to switch bases and first officers looking for promotions, there's no risk of blue flu. "Since there is no requirement in aviation regulation to provide annual leave per se, it is unclear what is compelling Ryanair to provide any leave to their pilots at this time", the association said.

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Dollar doldrums: Greenback could sink even further on Fed meeting

However, Carney also said that interest rates are likely to rise "over the coming months", reiterating what was said at the BoE's most recent policy meeting and had already pushed the pound broadly higher. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering calling a poll for as early as next month to take advantage of his improved approval ratings and disarray in the main opposition party, according to government and ruling party sources.

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Trudeau warns Boeing over trade dispute

Mrs May's one-day visit to Canada is focused on trade and the dispute over aircraft manufacturer Bombardier. "That's not the way the world should operate". Sajjan declined to comment. The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ( CETA ) is to provisionally take effect on Thursday, removing 99 per cent of customs duties between the two sides.

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Alphabet Chatting with Lyft About Possible $1 Billion Investment

An unnamed source told Bloomberg that Alphabet's investment could amount to $1 billion. Amid Uber's struggles, several investment funds already have marked down their shares in the company by as much as 15 percent - bad news as the startup gears up for an eventual IPO.

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IEA Sees Oil Market Moving Back Into Balance

USA gasoline prices, however, fell despite a record drawdown in inventories of the motor fuel. Gasoline inventories fell more than anticipated-by 7.896 million barrels for the week ending September 8, against an expected draw of 4.0 million barrels.

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Volkswagen's Entire Car Range Is Going Electric By 2030

That means that by 2030 the company plans to offer an electric or hybrid version of over 300 different vehicle models. Mercedes-Benz followed Volvo, JLR and VW with a promise that it would offer electric versions of all its cars via an announcement at Frankfurt .

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Going electric: China eyes gasoline and diesel auto ban

He added: "Those measures will certainly bring profound changes for our auto industry's development". The country said it would ban production of gas-powered vehicles by 2040. China's vehicle market sustained its recent run of growth in August, continuing to expand after a weak start to the year brought about by a rise in China's auto-sales tax.

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Google appeals $2.7 billion European Union fine

The company has submitted plans on how it plans to stop favouring its shopping service and these are now being reviewed by Brussels . However, setting up a court battle between Brussels and the internet giant could take years to resolve and make already tense relations between Europe and the United States tech giant even more fraught, AFP reported.

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Cruise Lines Are Sending Ships on Rescue Missions to the Caribbean

The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform" on Thursday, October 22. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.'s holdings in Royal Caribbean Cruises were worth $4,765,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. 84 funds opened positions while 120 raised stakes. LKQ Corporation most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.53 for the June 2017 versus $0.55 in the same quarter previous year, representing -4% growth.

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Skill development minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns - reshuffle round the corner?

Apart from holding talks with the PM on the Cabinet reshuffle, the BJP president met several party leaders, to strategies for the Gujarat Assembly polls where the party aims to win 150 out of the 182 Assembly seats and score the fifth consecutive victory.

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Markit US Manufacturing PMI Weakens in August

New contracts predominately came from the domestic market, although exports remained strong, if down on July's near-record high. To cope, companies stepped up the pace of hiring, which Gill said a current upswing in employment still had "far from run its course".

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Colonial Pipeline shuts down Line 1 and 2

Colonial Pipeline delivers more than 100 million gallons of gasoline, home heating oil, aviation fuel and other refined petroleum products per day, according to their website. The facilities in Lake Charles, Louisiana of Colonial Pipeline are temporarily out of service due to the hurricane. Line 1 had been operating at a reduced capacity since Harvey hit.

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Domino's, Ford Team Up to Test Driverless Pizza Delivery

Customers will be able to track the delivery via Global Positioning System and they'll get text messages on how to obtain their pizzas once the delivery vehicle has arrived. They will also be able to keep tabs the vehicle with Global Positioning System via Domino's Tracker feature. The customers will approach the vehicle, they will punch a unique code on a tablet that will be located near the car's back.

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Murdoch Pulls Fox News from Sky Platform as UK Mulls Takeover Deal

Currently, 21st Century Fox owns 39 percent of Sky TV. The media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch and his sons issued a statement Tuesday saying that the decision to pull the network was because of poor audience response in the U.K.

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Uber Said to Pick Expedia CEO to Lead Company Out of Crisis

Unfortunately for Benchmark , Whitman has made it perfectly clear she has no interest in leading Uber . Recode hears that Uber is voting for its new leader today (August 27th), and it will tell employees about the choice by mid-week.

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What's Different at Whole Foods Starting Now?

He didn't think Amazon would cut prices this quickly, though. "Price was the largest barrier to Whole Foods' customers", said Mark Baum, a senior vice president at the Food Marketing Institute, an industry group. In addition to the lower-priced grocery items Amazon noted in its announcement last week , workers said this weekend that Whole Foods' private label products - like those labeled with "365 Everyday Value" - will also be discounted .

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Jeff Immelt Announces He Will Not Be CEO Of Uber

Recode has reported that Whitman wants an "understanding" that Kalanick will not be as "deeply involved in the company as he has been" is she were to join the company as CEO. The Holder report looked into whether Uber had a culture of sexual harassment , among other things. Along with some investors questioning Immelt's previous tenure at GE, turmoil on Uber's board reportedly played a major role in Immelt's decision to remove himself from the search.

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Kohli hopes to keep Dhawan in his 'happy zone'

The visitors have been in fine knick in the limited-overs format with series victories over England, New Zealand, West Indies and Zimbabwe in the a year ago and a half. Sri Lanka were crushed by nine wickets after managing just 216. "Everyone is ready to take up those challenges and I think that is the most exciting part".

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West Ham keeper Hart: I don't care about Guardiola opinion

If Hart had taken a punch he would probably have rolled with it. Voted West Ham's Young Hammer of the Year at the end of last season, he is seen as one of the Academy of Football's biggest young prospects alongside the likes of Reece Oxford, Reece Burke and fellow Ireland youth worldwide Josh Cullen.

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Bill Gates gives away Microsoft shares worth $4.6 billion to charity

In the meantime, this is noteworthy: With the stock gift, Gates' personal Microsoft holdings have dipped below 2 percent for the first time, to about 1.3 percent, by Bloomberg's calculations. The world's richest man gave away 64 million Microsoft shares, equivalent to five per cent of his total fortune. Bill Gates is now the world's richest man, although last month he was briefly knocked off the top spot by Amazon's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos for a couple of hours after a brief surge ...

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Chicago's Sanctuary City Showdown with Trump Admin, DOJ Hits Huge Murder Rate

Chicago is among several jurisdictions already locked in a legal battle with the Trump administration over an executive order, largely blocked by a federal court, aimed at withholding federal funds from sanctuary cities . Chicago's lawsuit will contend that the USA government can not "commandeer local law enforcement to carry out federal immigration law functions", among other arguments, the city's top lawyer Ed Siskel said.

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Toyota and Mazda To Build US Plant

Corolla production in the USA should also take some of the sting off the potential import tax for Toyota , too, as it's one of the brand's bestsellers across the pond, alongside the RAV4 and Camry. Mazda has not made cars in the USA since a joint partnership with Ford unraveled earlier this decade. With the investment, both automakers can hope to prove their good American corporate citizenship and appease the Trump administration's concerns about jobs moving overseas.

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Reserve Bank of Australia keeps cash rate at 1.5%

Although they noted that "an appreciating exchange rate would be expected to result in a slower pick-up in economic activity and inflation than now forecast", at its current level, the AUD has not materially affected their forecasts . The Australian share market is expected to start the week higher, bouncing back from Friday's 1.4 per cent plunge on the back of concerns about the United States economy and the direction of U.S.

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FDA pursuing lower levels of nicotine in cigarettes

Cigarette smoke, he said , not nicotine, is what causes cancer, heart disease and lung disease. Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc . fell 10%, while British American Tobacco PLC, maker of Camel cigarettes, tumbled 8.5%. After the FDA announcement , British American Tobacco shares, trading close to all-time highs, dipped as much as 11% and were on track for their biggest one-day loss in almost 18 years, according to a new Reuters report .

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US Commission Probes Accusations Amazon Is Misleading On Discounts

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and eleven other members of Congress are pushing the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to scrutinize the potential impact of Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods more closely. The group argues that this deceptive practice is ongoing, and that their conduct should cause the FTC to block the merger between Amazon and Whole Foods .

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Amazon Reportedly Bought This Data Visualization Company to Bolster Alexa

Apparently, the in-app version of Alexa will be nearly the same as the one found on the Amazon Echo and Dot speakers. So, once the feature is live on all the Android handsets, users can ask Alexa about anything as they normally would while using it on Echo devices .

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Govt brings forward increase in state pension age

As a result this change will hit everyone born between 6 April 1970 and 5 April 1978. Legislators must approve the change before it becomes law. The current national insurance system makes no allowance for people who will not live long enough to reach state pension age, or who will die soon afterwards.

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Kylie Jenner Uses Waxwork To Prank Her Family

Later on in the evening, Kylie apparently made a decision to use her likeness, bearing such an uncanny resemblance, in order to play a prank on the rest of her famous family. Celebrity wax figures are a tricky business - some look exactly like their real-life counterparts, while others, well, not so much. The hair isn't Beyonce , the skin tone isn't Beyonce , and the facial features? And yet, they can never get any Beyoncé wax figure right.

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Dallas Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead says stolen dog is 'home safely'

Boogotti Kasino returned to Twitter around midnight last night following the backlash from his ransom video to say that not only did he not know the dog belonged to Whitehead, but that an ex-girlfriend of Whitehead's took the dog and sold him to the rapper.

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Iran's Missile Program Serves Self-Defense Purposes: Zarif

Monday , Trump's administration certified to Congress that Iran is technically complying with the landmark 2015 nuclear deal - but noted that the country "remains one of the most risky to US interests and regional stability". Asked if the administration wants to see regime change in Iran, one official said: "We're looking for a change in the regime's behavior". Trump denounced the deal during his campaign and promised to renegotiate it and get tough on Iran.

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National French Fry Day: Best deals and most delicious fries to try

Offers are good only at participating locations. Dairy Queen: A small order of fries cost $1 on Thursday. Like, you basically have to gobble down a few chips today, it's practically illegal not sure. We hope you swim by next week with your tummy full of french fry goodness! Like any holiday, National French Fry Day deserves to be celebrated, and lucky for you french fry lovers, that day is today, July 13.

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This Is the First Production Tesla Model 3

For Musk , the Model 3 represents the apex of a vision he laid out in 2006. One historical issue with them is price. The first production Model 3 is a black, all-electric four-door compact executive auto sedan.The Model 3 will have more color options, but Tesla is limiting these options as of now so as to ease the production process.

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Trump's Monday Twitter Storm Echoes Fox News, Defends Ivanka

President Trump's daughter #Ivanka Trump took part in the #G20 Summit , during which she sat among the world leaders. "This is odd", tweeted Michael McFaul, the United States ambassador to Russian Federation under President Barack Obama who is a professor of political science at Stanford University.

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NSE glitch: Investors continue to face issues

However, after fixing the glitch, the trading on the National Stock Exchange resumed at 12:30 pm and the benchmark Nifty rose to an all-time high of 9,782.15 and the Sensex rose as much as 408 points to hit high of 31,768.39. F&O and cash trading came to a standstill following a software problem. The NSE will send a detailed report to Sebi. Secondly, the system was expected to be rectified quickly and shifting BCP site would have taken longer time.

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5-year martial law 'too long — AFP spox

Even if the administration is keen on extending military rule, the decision would still rely on recommendation from the military and police. While Alvarez is pushing for the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao , he does not favour the idea that martial law should be declared in the entire Philippines.

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France Industrial Output Rebounds In May

The signs of continued weak growth came as businesses pressed British Prime Minister Theresa May and her government to negotiate a smooth Brexit in two years' time, saying an abrupt departure would deter investment. Output data shows declines of 0.1 per cent for industrial production month-on-month and 1.2 per cent for construction. Data published on Thursday had shown strong foreign demand raised industrial orders in May, though the increase was less pronounced than expected.

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Without budget, Wednesday's Powerball final one for IL lotto players

Lucy Rushing, who works at the Four Way Quick Stop in DeSoto, says until recently, lottery tickets sales were popular. The games could resume but not unil after the state solves its budget crisis. In 2015, almost 3,900 lottery payouts totaling more than $112 million were delayed. Members of the IL gaming community insist that the state has the means to pay for the winnings of either lottery, if a victor is to be drawn today or Friday.