• Fiat-Chrysler recalling 1.9 million vehicles for air bag defect
Fiat-Chrysler recalling 1.9 million vehicles for air bag defect

The company said three deaths and five injuries may be related to the issue. Shares of Fiat Chrysler were higher during late-afternoon trading on Thursday. The recall is unrelated to General Motors Co's recall last week of more than 4 million vehicles with faulty air bag and seat belt modules. In December, NHTSA separately fined the automaker $70...

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  • Ex-Stanford swimmer leaves jail after serving half his term
Ex-Stanford swimmer leaves jail after serving half his term

Persky ordered the six-month sentence for Brock Turner , a Dayton, Ohio , resident who had been attending Stanford on a swimming scholarship. He was silent as he began the journey back to OH, which he must make within five days of release in order to register here as a sex offender and begin his three years of parole.

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  • Three Australian Airlines Ban Samsung Phone Use Due to Fire Risk
Three Australian Airlines Ban Samsung Phone Use Due to Fire Risk

Consumer Product Safety Commission . As Samsung has announced to replace Galaxy Note 7 , starting from 19th September. The usage ban stems from reports of Galaxy Note 7 devices overheating while charging and exploding into flames. Samsung said it has sold more than 1 million Note 7 smartphones since the product's launch. Samsung's rec...

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  • Workers' Up-Front Health Costs Keep Rising, Kaiser Study Says
Workers' Up-Front Health Costs Keep Rising, Kaiser Study Says

The tax delay was part of a grand-bargain tax package signed by Obama previous year, which also put a pause on much-maligned tax on medical device manufacturers and a separate health insurer "premiums" tax. Rising deductibles have entered the spotlight recently because they push more of the costs and responsibilities of getting treatment onto consu...

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  • Tusk pressures May to trigger article 50 'as soon as possible'
Tusk pressures May to trigger article 50 'as soon as possible'

May said she wanted a "smooth" Brexit process and told Tusk they had "serious issues" to discuss. "We want to see a strong European Union that we can have a strong relationship with once we have left". On Wednesday, May's spokeswoman said the two leaders would not only talk Brexit, but would also discuss issues on the agenda for the October mee...

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  • As Fed rate hike speculation eases, global stocks recover
As Fed rate hike speculation eases, global stocks recover

The energy index's 2.6 percent slide led the decliners as oil prices tumbled more than 2.5 percent after both the IEA and OPEC said the global crude glut would persist. "As the market reduces the likelihood of a near-term rate rise and if oil losses stabilise, gold prices should find a bottom, at least in the run up to the FOMC", HSBC analyst Jam...

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  • Trump says Fed rate policy influenced by Obama
Trump says Fed rate policy influenced by Obama

Well, the real rate of interest on AAA corporate bonds bounces around a bit, but at the moment yields are running about 1 percent. And while it's true that the central bank has seemingly been anxious about triggering market turmoil with a hasty rate increase, that's because monetary policymakers generally don't like sowing panic among investors-not...

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  • Wells Fargo Cutting Sales Goal in Wake of Hefty Fine
Wells Fargo Cutting Sales Goal in Wake of Hefty Fine

The huge package was accrued over her two-plus decades at Wells Fargo and was not directly tied to her retirement. Wells Fargo has said it has responded swiftly to the crisis. "The story has just begun". "It took five years to settle this [latest] claim". According to the CFPB, more than 1.5 million unauthorized deposit accounts may have ...

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  • Abbas hits back after Netanyahu 'ethnic cleansing' claim
Abbas hits back after Netanyahu 'ethnic cleansing' claim

Netanyahu's comments drew a harsh rebuke from the US, which said such terminology was "inappropriate and unhelpful". David Friedman, a Jewish lawyer from NY and long-time friend of Trump, condemned the Obama administration for its criticism of Netanyahu's remarks in a video that his office released on Sunday.

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  • Stocks fall with energy shares; oil prices drop
Stocks fall with energy shares; oil prices drop

The S&P 500 energy index.SPNY was down 2.9 percent, leading sector declines, while the S&P financial index.SPSY fell 1.8 percent. [NL1N1BO13V] Future traders are now pricing in a 15 percent chance of a hike at the Fed's September 20-21 policy-setting meeting, down from 21 percent earlier on Monday, according to the CME Group's FedWatch Tool.

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  • LinkedIn's Hoffman: Trump presidency would be 'terrifying' for policy
LinkedIn's Hoffman: Trump presidency would be 'terrifying' for policy

Hoffman wrote in a Medium post Monday that he's jumping on to a Marine Corps veteran's crowdfunding effort, which seeks to raise money for veterans organizations if the Republican presidential nominee releases his tax returns by October 19, the date of the final presidential debate.

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  • Pargat Singh Resigns From Shiromani Akali Dal
Pargat Singh Resigns From Shiromani Akali Dal

People should disassociate themselves with these parties. Last week, Sehrawat had written to Kejriwal over alleged exploitation of women by a few partymen in Punjab. But, I am not afraid of him", said Mr. Kejriwal. "I wonder why can't he (Amarinder) face the truth about the Badals?" he asked, adding that the state Congress chief behaved like "an ...

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  • Potash, Agrium to combine, creating huge crop company
Potash, Agrium to combine, creating huge crop company

The pact announced Monday brings together Saskatoon-based PotashCorp's huge fertilizer mining operations with Calgary-based Agrium's extensive global direct-to-farmer retail network, to create what they say will be the largest crop nutrient company in the world with close to 20,000 employees operating in 18 countries.

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  • Clinton sparks ire by calling Trump backers 'basket of deplorables'
Clinton sparks ire by calling Trump backers 'basket of deplorables'

It is not clear whether the two candidates will cross paths, but both have agreed to refrain from campaigning today, continuing the tradition of setting aside partisan politics on the somber anniversary. "They won't wake up and see their jobs disappear, lose a kid to heroine, feel like they're in a dead end", Clinton said. Mr Luntz tweeted after ...

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  • VW engineer pleads guilty in emissions case, will cooperate
VW engineer pleads guilty in emissions case, will cooperate

A Volkswagen engineer has pleaded guilty to assisting the German carmaker to cheat diesel emissions tests in the US. James Robert Liang, of Newberry Park, Calif., entered the plea in U.S. "I knew that VW did not disclose the defeat device to regulators in order to get certification", Liang said in open court Friday, where he also admitted that ...

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  • Tesla says it's improving Autopilot by boosting radar
Tesla says it's improving Autopilot by boosting radar

Musk initially promised "major improvements" to the software about two weeks ago and promised to provide details about the upgrade in a blog post on August 31. Musk said before now that radar was susceptible to false positives, when it caused a braking event when it wasn't in fact necessary. If the driver ignores three audible warnings in an ho...

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  • Rahul attacks RSS again in Amethi
Rahul attacks RSS again in Amethi

I stood by it yesterday, I stand by it today and I will stand by it in future. The court had then asked Kunte's counsel to clarify if he was ready to accept Rahul's statement. The case is pending before a magisterial court in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district. Pointing to the sequence, Lalit said: "He (Rahul Gandhi) meant to involve RSS"...

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  • Eid al-Adha holiday: How many days is it by country?
Eid al-Adha holiday: How many days is it by country?

This Eid is highlighted by sacrificing of domestic animals (usually a cow, but can also be a camel, goat, sheep, or ram depending on the region) as a symbol of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his only son. "I am confident that this year's Eid al-Adha too will mark a triumph of the national and moral solidarity, noble deeds, and the feelings ...

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  • Venkaiah Naidu asks if Zakir Naik is boss of Indian Muslims
Venkaiah Naidu asks if Zakir Naik is boss of Indian Muslims

I do not say this just for me, but because this ban will set a precedence of unspeakable injustices against the 20 crore Muslims of India. The preacher wrote the open letter on Saturday to Indians titled "Five questions and an appeal". He is popular in Bangladesh through his Peace TV, which has been banned after the Dhaka attack. "Where is the co...

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  • US Court Approves Temporary Bankruptcy Protection for Hanjin Shipping
US Court Approves Temporary Bankruptcy Protection for Hanjin Shipping

It also said nine more vessels will be deployed to Southeast Asia to take on cargo from Hanjin's ships and help alleviate disruptions to the global supply chain, without identifying the companies involved. Drewry's Damas noted that there had been an assumption that major container-ship owners would always find a way to survive, even if a govern...

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