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But CNN went even further, assigning a damning headline to the article: "Donald Trump, skeptical of mail-in balloting, encourages voting a couple of times if necessary". A news release from the campaign stated, "From boasting about sexual assault to attacking a Gold Star family, Trump has demonstrated time and time again that he lacks the experience and temperament to be president".
  • Donald Trump: 'We should just cancel the election'

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    Obama called Clinton "my girl" and made a point of telling the crowd they were tight. Meanwhile, Clinton's joint fundraising effort with the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Victory Fund, far outpaced Trump's. Earlier this week we noted that Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight site gave Hillary Clinton a 92-percent chance of winning MI. In the same vein, when asked whether it's important for news organizations to be free to criticize candidates, 72% of Clinton voters said yes but only ...
  • Rising star: YouTube playing key role in Google's success

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    After subtracting advertising commissions, revenue climbed 21% to $18.3 billion. Street estimates suggest that the California based company will post earnings per share (EPS) of $8.63, marking a 17% year over year (YoY) increase. The company launched a new line of devices earlier this month - including its first-ever smartphone, the Pixel - leading some to even speculate whether Google was turning into a hardware company (It's not, according to these numbers).
  • Deutsche Bank promises faster revamp as braces for United States fine

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    Deutsche Bank said in response that it didn't intend to pay "anywhere near" that amount, which was much higher than investors or the bank expected. It comes as Germany's largest lender set aside €1 billion Euros in a litigation battle fund this morning as it gets set to face legal action around the world after the International Monetary Fund slammed it this summer.
  • Twitter cuts 9 percent of its workforce worldwide

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    Adjusted profit of 13 cents per share on revenue of $616 million. After lowering its revenue forecast for the third quarter, the company reported sales of $616 million, an 8 percent increase compared to the same period past year. Analysts on average had expected 316.3 million monthly active users, according to market research firm FactSet StreetAccount. In Q3, we saw accelerating rates of growth on a year-over-year basis for daily active usage, Tweet impressions and time spent on Twitter ...
  • Chip maker Qualcomm buying NXP Semiconductors in $38.1B deal

    Chip maker Qualcomm buying NXP Semiconductors in $38.1B deal

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    NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) has risen 22.61% since March 22, 2016 and is uptrending. During last 3 month it remained at 15.86%. NXP Semiconductors NV's (NXPI ) has YTD performance of 19.45%. The Company has 355.46 million shares outstanding and 341.65 million shares were floated in market. 10/04/2016 - NXP Semiconductors N.V. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Nomura.
  • Twitter plans to cut hundreds of jobs

    Twitter plans to cut hundreds of jobs

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    Twitter may lay off as many as 300 people this week in the wake of a failed attempt to find a buyer, according to a new report. In July this year, Twitter's second quarter earnings revealed it had missed analysts' market expectations with revenue of $602m.
  • Merck Boosts Outlook as Key Cancer Treatment Gets New Approvals

    Merck Boosts Outlook as Key Cancer Treatment Gets New Approvals

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    Merck reported earnings of 96 cents per share for the same quarter in 2015. Net income came in at $2.2 billion, up from $1.8 billion a year earlier, while net income excluding items was just under $3 billion, up from $2.7 billion. Although doctors are allowed to prescribe medicines for not yet approved uses, the FDA's first-line clearance of Keytruda could greatly increase the number of patients taking the drug.
  • Rockwell Collins to buy B/E Aerospace for $6.4 billion

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    As part of the acquisition deal, Rockwell Collins valued B/E Aerospace at $62 per share in cash and stock, equivalent to 22.5% premium as at closing bell on Friday. For its 2017 fiscal year, the company said it expects revenue between $5.3 billion and $5.4 billion - that's on a standalone basis, and doesn't account for the deal with B/E Aerospace .
  • Nebraska's jobless rate stays at 3.2 percent in September

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    Alaska's unemployment rate inched up to 6.9 percent in September, hitting its highest level since the summer of 2014. The Inland Empire posted a gain of 6,600 jobs in September compared with the 10,800 that were added in August. Nationally, hiring in the US slowed for a fourth straight month in September as employers added an estimated 156,000 nonfarm payroll jobs, according to data released earlier this month.
  • British American Tobacco seeks to buy Reynolds American

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    It has over 200 brands in over 200 markets. BAT said the move would give it "a leading position in the United States tobacco market" as well as "a significant presence in high growth emerging markets". Four companies - Philip Morris, Reynolds American , ITG Brands, and Liggett - had roughly 91 percent of USA cigarette sales in 2015. Analysts welcomed the possible deal saying it could boost BAT's earnings after cost savings estimated at $400 million and strengthen its grip on the key US ...
  • Government unveils UDAN, fares capped at Rs 2500 for 1-hour flights

    Government unveils UDAN, fares capped at Rs 2500 for 1-hour flights

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    The fare cap of Rs 2,500 per hour will be reviewed periodically as it will be linked to consumer price index. Plans for a system of affordable flights between smaller cities in India will come to fruition in January 2017 when the first services take off, a government minister said October 21.
  • Florida's unemployment rate remained the same in September

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    THE number of people working in the northwest dropped from August to September, reflecting a seasonal shift in job availability, indicate figures from Statistics Canada. And that meant just a slight increase in the unemployment rate from 7.5 per cent in August to 7.8 per cent in September. Wakulla County continues to have the lowest unemployment rate of 4.1 percent.
  • Campaign manager faces tough job taming Trump

    Campaign manager faces tough job taming Trump

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    Conway told CNN's Anderson Cooper Tuesday that Clinton is beating Trump because she has a lot of advantages. "Mrs. Clinton, for all her considerable gifts, seemed off message, and we may have seen the best, most prepared Hillary Clinton in the first debate", said Conway.
  • Basket of Rumours Say "New MacBook Pros" This Month

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    According to the latest reports , the upcoming iteration will come out in three variations, which all differ in size. That being said , Apple included one single USB Type-C with that MacBook model, which could cause some concern amongst users of the MacBook Pro .
  • Ford To Trim F-150 Production As Deliveries Fall

    Ford To Trim F-150 Production As Deliveries Fall

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    Ford said on Monday they will cut production of the cult favorite F-150 pickup truck due to a lack of sales. The four plants slated to shut down include the Kansas City assembly plant that builds the F-150 and an assembly line in Louisville, Kentucky, where Ford builds the Escape.
  • Tiny increase in Social Security benefits

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    Benefits increase 8% every year you wait to claim. The federal government is scheduled to announce the cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA , Tuesday morning. But health care services have become more expensive in the past year, an expense that crimps the budget of social Security recipients. The only time that the COLA was above 2 percent was in 2011.
  • Oil Tacks above $50 on Crude Confidence

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    Oil futures rose on the latest draw, with US light crude up 2.3 percent to $49.82 a barrel. Furthermore, the low global oil prices resulted in lower USA oil production, which dropped from an average of 9.5 million bpd in the first half of 2015 to 9.0 million bpd in the first half this year, the EIA said .
  • Wells Fargo will try to win back work with Ohio

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    In a statement Friday, Sloan said he is "deeply committed" to restoring trust in the company. New York-based JPMorgan Chase & Co., the largest USA bank, kicked off bank earnings season by reporting Friday its profits fell 7.6 percent from a year ago to $6.29 billion.