• Brazilian Real Rises as Rousseff Says She Won't Quit, BloombergTV Reports

    Her speech came during the fourth day of Rousseff's contentious impeachment trial, which even had to be temporarily adjourned on the second day due to shouting and name-calling. "I didn't commit the crimes I'm being accused of unfairly and arbitrarily". "If that is not the greatest boycott in the history of Brazil, I do not know what is", said Rousseff.

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  • European Commission orders Apple to pay billions to Ireland

    European Commission orders Apple to pay billions to Ireland

    Apple must now repay those taxes, the commission ruled. Apple shares were down 0.93 percent on the day at time of publication, seen trading at $105.83. In recent weeks, the Obama administration warned European officials that their investigations seemed to be unfairly singling out US companies. Across Europe, just how much - or little - US multinational companies are paying in taxes is coming under increasing scrutiny.

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  • First lady Of NASCAR Betty Jane France dies

    First lady Of NASCAR Betty Jane France dies

    Five years later she was named honorary co-chairperson for the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma, a project headed by veteran NASCAR team owner Richard Childress in Betty Jane's hometown. "My father leaned on my mother throughout his life, relying on her wisdom and calming demeanor to help grow the sport of NASCAR", Brian France said.

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  • Kerry urges Pakistan to push harder against groups linked to extremists

    Speaking on a visit to New Delhi, Kerry said red tape and a lack of transparency continued to deter entrepreneurs and foreign investors even though India is now the world's fastest-growing major economy. Vikas Swarup, India's External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson said, the dialogue is most broad mechanism for meeting between two countries, he also said co-chairs will be also have an interaction with a high-level, inter-agency allocation from both sides.

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  • Russian Federation takes credit for strike that killed ISIS spokesman

    Amaq did not say how Adnani, born Taha Subhi Falaha in Syria's Idlib Province in 1977, was killed . The U.S. State Department offered a $5 million reward past year for information leading to Adnani's capture. He was arrested in May 2005 in Al-Anbar province and is believed to have spent some time between 2005 and 2010 at the USA detention facility, Camp Bucca.

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  • El Papa se unió a la beatificación de Mama Antula

    El Papa se unió a la beatificación de Mama Antula

    Fue presidida por el delegado del Papa Francisco y Prefecto de la Congregación para las Causas de los Santos, el Cardenal Angelo Amato . Con la plaza San Pedro colmada, el Sumo Pontífice expresó: "Ayer, en Santiago del Estero , Argentina, fue proclamada beata Sor María Antonia de San José".

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  • Baden-Clay murder conviction restored

    Baden-Clay murder conviction restored

    In December 2015 the Court of Appeal downgraded the decision to manslaughter, after his lawyers argued it was possible Baden-Clay could have unintentionally killed his wife during an argument. They felt there was motive and certainly intent. Walker paid tribute to prosecutors and Queensland police and others who helped with the case. The trial judge, John Byrne, in sentencing said Allison had "left her mark" on her killer during a fatal struggle.

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  • Storm bears down on Florida, hurricane threatens Hawaii

    Storm bears down on Florida, hurricane threatens Hawaii

    Hurricane conditions are possible for areas of Florida from the Anclote River to Indian Pass on the west coast Thursday. US forecasters issued a tropical storm warning for coastal North Carolina on Monday, while another system churning in the Gulf of Mexico could make landfall in Florida later this week.

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  • Some military vets tweet support for Kaepernick's protest

    Some military vets tweet support for Kaepernick's protest

    Rice's stance appears to run counter to many active National Football League players who have either come out in support of Kaepernick, or have backed him behind-the-scenes . And then you read this", the Grammy winning singer tweeted, linking to an article in the Intercept titled " Colin Kaepernick Is Righter Than You Know: "The National Anthem Is a Celebration of Slavery".

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  • Chicago PMI declines more than expected

    Chicago PMI declines more than expected

    New Orders and Production also subtracted from the Barometer. There was also a special question on hiring this month with 21% expecting to increase payrolls over the next 12 months from 15% in the same survey past year. Inflationary pressures eased slightly for the fourth consecutive month, leaving Prices Paid at the lowest level since March 2016. "On a trend basis, though, the July-August growth rates paint a slightly better picture - albeit still weak - than that seen earlier in the year", ...

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  • Estado Islámico tras ataque terrorista en Turquía

    Más de la mitad de los muertos en el atentado en una boda kurda el sábado en Gaziantep son chicos. Por su parte, un alto cargo de seguridad indicó que el artefacto en cuestión es del mismo tipo que el empleado en ataques que tuvieron lugar en 2015 en Ankara , la capital del país, así como en el distrito fronterizo de Suruc, ambos reivindicados a los terroristas.

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  • Kenya's Kenyatta to Meet South Sudan's Kiir in Juba on Tuesday

    Kenya's Kenyatta to Meet South Sudan's Kiir in Juba on Tuesday

    President Uhuru Kenyatta is in Juba, South Sudan , to consult with President Salva Kiir on way out for lasting peace in the 5-year old nation. South Sudan had also floated a loan request to Kenya to help it continue with the process of returning back to peace, according to CCTV Africa.

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  • Canadians charged in $23M cocaine case

    Canadians charged in $23M cocaine case

    Cops sent sniffer dogs onto the MS Sea Princess , a massive cruise ship which carries 2,000 people on round-the-world trips from the United Kingdom to Australia . All of them have been charged with importing a commercial quantity of cocaine, and could face life in prison if they're found guilty. The Australian Border Force released this image of cocaine seized from a cruise ship in Sydney , Australia .

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  • Vote nears on whether to remove Brazil president

    Vote nears on whether to remove Brazil president

    Brazil's first female president, holed up in the presidential palace on the outskirts of the capital Brasilia with close aides, was expected to make a statement soon after the vote. In May, the same body voted 55-22 to impeach and suspend her. Opposition senators accuse Rousseff of using illegal means to hide holes in the federal budget, saying that exacerbated a recession, high inflation and layoffs.

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  • Bang & Olufsen's pricey new wireless speakers look like martini shakers

    Bang & Olufsen's pricey new wireless speakers look like martini shakers

    Of course, these speakers also offer a plethora of connectivity options such as Google Cast, AirPlay, DNLA and Bluetooth. Bang & Olufsen unveiled the devices during the build-up phase of the IFA tradeshow, so they had to compete with occasional hammering and drilling from the half-finished neighboring stands, making it hard to give them a fair test.

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  • US appeals court tosses out $654 million verdict against PLO

    US appeals court tosses out $654 million verdict against PLO

    Gassan Baloul, a lawyer for the defendants, said in an email they were gratified with the court's findings on jurisdiction. The attacks killed 33 people, including several Americans, and wounded more than 450. He also said that while the Palestinian groups maintained a mission in Washington, D.C., and promoted their cause within the country, this did not make them "essentially at home" in the United States.

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  • Analysts Reviews Summary: Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR)

    Analysts Reviews Summary: Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR)

    In other Oclaro news, insider Adam Carter sold 19,506 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.00, for a total transaction of $117,036.00. The company's price sits 30.70% above from its 50-day moving average of $6.19 and 60.84% far from the stock's 200-day moving average which is $5.19.

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  • Stolbizer le hace un guiño a Massa: "Este es mi lugar"

    Pichetto agregó que se convocará "a todos los gobernadores a una mesa" con el objetivo de "poder armonizar con el presupuesto" y determinar "cuáles son los temas y las demandas más urgentes de las provincias". Stolbizer valoró la “enorme calidad” del equipo técnico que trabaja con Sergio Massa . En tanto Pichetto trata de mantener su cintura que le permita manejarse a su modo sin tener que depender y obedecer a Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, el tigrense tiene varios preacuerdos electorales.

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  • Lawyers for 'affluenza' teen seek his release from jail

    Lawyers for 'affluenza' teen seek his release from jail

    The details of the motion were confirmed Wednesday morning by a member of Couch's legal team. His case was transferred to the adult court system in April, when he turned 19. The 19-year-old Couch is serving almost two years in a North Texas jail for a 2013 drunken-driving wreck that killed four people. Couch was just 16 when he got behind the wheel of his father's F-150 truck with three times the legal limit for alcohol in his blood.

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  • 'GUTTER POLITICS' Clinton condemned as team Trump fires back

    'GUTTER POLITICS' Clinton condemned as team Trump fires back

    And as we work our way through this, there will be people lost in the shadows, as others say, years down the road, and it doesn't trouble me if they live in the shadows and we don't find them, if they're not running contrary to the law. Trump is meeting with Hispanic business owners in Las Vegas as a part of his weeklong outreach to minority voters - a group Trump said Clinton and the Democrats have abandoned.

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  • Erdogan says Turkey to fight IS, Syrian Kurdish militants

    But some rebel groups have rejected the plan unless aid passes through opposition-held areas and the ceasefire applies to other areas of Syria under siege. Turkey says the Kurds must withdraw to the east of the nearby Euphrates River. Both Turkey and the United States have ordered the YPG militia to withdraw to the east bank of the river.

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  • United States commandos almost hit by Syrian airstrike

    Armed men in uniform identified by Syrian Democratic forces as U.S. Special Operations personnel ride in the back of a pickup truck in the village of Fatisah in the northern Syrian province of Raqqa on May 25, 2016. The YPG appeared intent on leaving a nominal Syrian regime presence confined to a security zone in the heart of the city, where several key government buildings are located, local sources said.

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  • Visita de Trump a México indigna hasta a Moby

    Ese discurso, pospuesto en varias ocasiones, ha despertado una enorme expectación en EE.UU. debido a que, en algunos momentos de la semana pasada, Trump pareció dispuesto a suavizar sus duras propuestas migratorias para atraer a los votantes hispanos y negros.

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  • Entró en vigor el alto el fuego en Colombia

    Entró en vigor el alto el fuego en Colombia

    La decisión se enmarca en el pacto de paz anunciado el miércoles pasado en La Habana, que para hacerse efectivo deberá ser aprobado en un plebiscito el 2 de octubre . La proposición fue aprobada por 71 votos a favor y 21 en contra, agregó. La Corte Constitucional avaló en julio un proyecto ya aprobado por el Congreso que estipula el plebiscito como mecanismo de refrendación de lo sellado entre las partes.

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  • Italian officials revise quake death toll to 241

    Italian officials revise quake death toll to 241

    The death toll now stands at 241, and hundreds more were injured. Squaremouth has advised those travelling in the region that most of those who had purchased a travel insurance plan before travelling should be covered, or at least be able to claim some benefits.

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  • Pence says Mexico trip shows Trump is decisive

    Newspaper vendor Graciela Valedon, 62, said the meeting at least might be a chance to demonstrate traditional Mexican hospitality. Former first lady Margarita Zavala wrote in a tweet aimed at Trump: "Even though you may have been invited, we want you to know you're not welcome".

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  • Google maps the Faroe Islands with sheep

    Google maps the Faroe Islands with sheep

    Taking matters into her own hands, Durita Andreassen spent the last few months mapping out her lovely country using sheep equipped with solar-powered cameras, creating her very own SheepView360. The cameras can be loaned from Visit Faroe Island's office in the capital Tórshavn and from the airline Atlantic Airways. "We are delighted that we now have all the equipment, knowledge and support from Google that we need to continue to develop our own unique version of Google Street View." says ...

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  • Frank Ocean Releases New Album 'Blonde'

    After playing with our emotions for over a year, and effectively proving that boys do in fact cry while waiting endlessly for new Frank Ocean music, the visual album does not disappoint. After more delays than the Elio Three Wheeler and the mid-engine Corvette put together, singer and obsessive auto nerd Frank Ocean is finally-finally!-back with some new music.

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