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Matt Damon is very, very small in his newest trailer

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Thanks to overpopulation resources are dwindling, so some people are shrinking themselves down in order to conserve them. Honestly, this trailer gets a lot less Stepford Wives-y than I was expecting, especially since it's written and directed by Alexander Payne , the man behind films like Sideways , The Descendants , and Nebraska . Read More »

Three weeks to clear 130-tonne fatberg blocking Victorian sewer

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Getting rid of the fatberg will require eight workers to use high-pressure hoses to break it up. Another view of the fatberg . Remote inspections using CCTV cameras showed that sewer passages were blocked by the fatberg , according to a statement released by Thames Water, the agency directing the cleanup effort. Read More »

Toshiba favors Bain group for chip sale; Western Digital talks stall

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Yoshimitsu Kobayashi, an external Toshiba director, told reporters earlier on Tuesday that although the deadline is important, it is also important that negotiations head in a good direction. On Friday, the Bain group raised its offer by almost 500 billion yen to 2.4 trillion yen ($22 billion), including a 200 billion yen investment in infrastructure, sources have said. Read More »

United States updates self-driving vehicle guidelines as more hit the road

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On one hand, the new guidance is "less burdensome" compared to the Obama administration's September 2016 semi-voluntary guidelines released a year ago so that innovation by automakers and tech companies isn't slowed down. "The technology in this field is accelerating at a much faster pace than I think many people expected", she said. Under the new guideline, the federal government does not have a mechanism to force automakers to submit safety assessments before they put self-driving cars on ... Read More »

Green factor explains disappearance of big-ticket promises in BC budget: James

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She said that private-sector forecasters expect B.C.to rank near the top of the provincial rankings in economic growth in 2017 and 2018. Negotiations continue with the B.C. In it, the Province will fund capital investments of $15 million over three years to upgrade wildfire infrastructure. - $290 million for the Health Ministry and to establishment Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions in supporting prevention, early intervention and treatment involving illicit opioids and overdoses; ... Read More »

JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon Says Bitcoin is a 'Fraud'

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It won't end well . As for the cryptocurrency market, "Someone's going to get killed and then the government's going to come down", he said . But Dimon dismissed the entire market as "stupid" and went so far as to say he'd fire any Chase employee trading bitcoin . Read More »

NTSB places blame on both driver and tech in fatal Tesla crash

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The Tesla system, despite being able to take readings of speed limits and other key factors, does not shut off Autopilot on such roads. But the board also recommended that automakers incorporate safeguards that keep drivers' attention engaged and that limit the use of automated systems to the conditions for which they were designed. Read More »

The latest in shopping: A fashion store with no clothes

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Nordstrom Inc .'s plan to open a smaller store concept with no inventory isn't sitting well with investors. Nordstrom is just the latest major retailer struggling with declining sales at its physical stores, a particularly acute problem at department stores, and looking to smaller format stores as way to reach more customers - comparable sales at Nordstrom's full-service department stores fell 7% in the first half of the current fiscal year. Read More »

Auto sales continue robust growth in August: SIAM

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Total passenger vehicles (cars, SUVs, vans) stood at 294,335 units in August 2017 as against 258,737 units sold in the same month previous year. Domestic passenger vehicle sales grew 13.76% to 294,335 units in August from 258,737 units in the same month a year ago. Read More »

Weather alert for wind and rain for Ayrshire

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Severe winds are expected to transfer to parts of the east coast later this evening or early tonight. By Tuesday winds could hit 70mph as low pressure unleashes torrential rain as it swirls across the country. The Met Office is also warning of heavy rain, which may cause localised flooding and widespread disruption on roads, railways and airports. "The biggest effect from this storm will be the possibility of damaging winds ". Read More »

USA presses for UNSC vote on North Korea sanctions this Monday

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North Korea warned of retaliation if the United Nations Security Council approves a US proposal for harsher sanctions after Pyongyang conducted is sixth and most powerful nuclear test . "Never. Especially after the end of the Cold War, the North Koreans fell into a hard situation and could not get enough help from China, so they determined to help themselves". Read More »

Najib, Trump in talks at White House

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Industry sources told the news agency that the announcement of the deal, worth more than US$1.8 billion (RM7.6 billion) at list prices, would be made following a meeting between Donald Trump and Najib, who is visiting the White House at the invitation of the U.S. Read More »

Audi A8 Will Be The First Of Its Kind

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In the engine bay there's the 5.2-litre V10 we know and adore. Still, though, the RWS can get from 0-60 miles per hour in just 3.7 seconds for the Coupe and 3.8 seconds for the Spyder. Furthermore, Audi has tweaked the chassis and control systems for more responsive performance and, of course, more sideways action. The model has been shown for the first time on home turf at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show . Read More »

Census Bureau: US household income up 3.2%; poverty rate dips in Northeast

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Experts at the Census Bureau published the data Tuesday, and it shows the median household income rose 3.2 percent between 2015 and 2016, hitting $59,039. Since 2014, the bureau noted, the national poverty rate has fallen 2.1 percentage points - going from 14.8 percent to 12.7 percent. US men continue to earn more than women, the report shows. Read More »

The Leonard Bell Sells 246 Shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) Stock

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A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Shelton Capital invested 0.17% in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Peregrine Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals during the third quarter valued at $14,318,000. Among 18 analysts covering United Parcel Service ( NYSE:UPS ), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Read More »

How To Report Hurricane Damage After Irma

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Hurricane Irma made landfall on Marco Island at 3:35 p.m.as a Category 3 storm . In a parting shot at Florida, Irma triggered severe street flooding Monday in the state's northeast city of Jacksonville and the central city of Orlando. Read More »

21st Century Fox takeover of Sky referred to competition watchdog

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Karen Bradley told MPs concerns about media plurality and broadcasting standards mean the £11.7bn deal needs further examination by the Competition and Markets Authority ( CMA ). She said the first concern was around Fox's compliance procedures for the broadcast of Fox News in the United Kingdom, noting the company only took action to improve its approach after Ofcom expressed concerns. Read More »

Teva Pharmaceutical Appoints Kare Schultz President, CEO After Search Since February

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Vnbtrust National Association who had been investing in General Mtrs Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $54.43 billion market cap company. Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc decreased Ingersoll (NYSE:IR) stake by 15,968 shares to 274,574 valued at $20.60 million in 2016Q4. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd named H Lundbeck A/S Chief Executive Kare Schultz as its new CEO and president on Monday, as it struggles with heavy debts and fierce competition for ... Read More »

Pilot action forces Air Berlin cancellations

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Berlin's Tegel airport and Düsseldorf airport, Air Berlin's hubs, were hit hard by the strike action, which also affects 42 planes run by Air Berlin on behalf of Eurowings and Austrian Airlines. "All the conversations surrounding insolvent Air Berlin are always about its economic interests, never about the jobs of its more than 8,000 employees", said Verdi board member Christine Behle. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell: Maybe fuel cells aren't dead after all

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It's the follow-up to the 2010 B-Class F-Cell. It should still move around to act like a normal GLC pretty well, because its electric motor delivers 197 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque - the instant kind. Its hydrogen tanks use the standard 700-bar pressure and are encased in carbon-fiber. Like the conventionally powered GLC, this family-friendly SUV of high everyday practicality will be produced in Bremen. Read More »

US Police Actually Have To Tell People Not To Shoot At Hurricane

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It has become something a little out of my control", he said. Americans have been strongly advised not to shoot at Hurricane Irma after Facebook groups were set up inviting fellow patriots to take aim at the megastorm. "Join me in this fight as we shoot flames at Hurricane Irma and dissipate her on the spot". Six million people were asked to evacuate the Sunshine State. Read More »

Average highs return as sunny conditions persist

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Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 85 and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p. It will be a dry and mild Monday night , with mostly cloudy skies and lows in the upper 50s. Tonight - Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Jose weakens a little and turns east. Jose is centered about 435 miles NNE of Grand Turk Island and moving east at 6 mph. Read More »

British inflation jumps, pushing pound to one-year dollar high

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The gain came after the biggest rise in clothes and footwear prices in nearly three decades, which surged 2.4% on the month and 4.6% compared with a year earlier. "Policy wise, we think the Bank of England will look through the inflation data and we still believe that the Bank will remain on hold until 2018". Read More »