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Son of Sweden's Prince Carl Philip christened in Stockholm
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The son of Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and his wife Princess Sofia was christened at a ceremony in the royal palace chapel in Stockholm on Friday.
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Turkey has informed Germany that lawmakers can visit air base, Foreign minister says
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has informed the German government that a group of its lawmakers are allowed to visit the Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey at the beginning of October, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday.
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Westchester Medical Center Health Network expanding
KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) - The Westchester Medical Center Health Network is expanding in the Hudson Valley. The $133.6 million project includes plans for a 110,000-square-foot expansion and 70,000-square-foot renovation of the HealthAlliance Hospital in Kingston, as well as a medical village hub at HealthAlliance Hospital. The expanded hospital will have ...
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US has ‘false economy’ & artificial stock market – Trump
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has described the US economy as “false,” saying that the central banking system is intentionally keeping interest rates low to prevent a new economic collapse. Read Full Article at
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EDITORIAL: Free to choose
Plan would let workers opt out of PERS
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Car with gas cylinders found near Paris cathedral on Saturday: police
PARIS (Reuters) - A car containing several gas cylinders was discovered close to the Notre-Dame cathedral in central Paris last Saturday night and its owner, now in custody, is on an intelligence services watchlist of people suspected of religious radicalization, police officials said.
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Investors prefer computer-run hedge funds to traders: study
Investors are unhappy with activist hedge fund performances — unless the fund is run by a computer. Nearly 80 percent of investors surveyed by Preqin said performance of hedge funds has not lived up to expectations over the last 12 months. Sentiment was the worst among investors in activist-driven funds as 100 percent of respondents...
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Panel studying Las Vegas stadium plan edges closer to recommendation
The committee considering a plan for a 65,000-seat, $1.9 billion domed football stadium on Thursday moved closer to developing a recommendation to deliver to Gov. Brian Sandoval.
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Magnitude 5.3 seismic event in North Korea: USGS
(Reuters - The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 5.3-magnitude seismic event in North Korea on Friday, near a nuclear test site in the northeastern part of the county.
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State officials still not tracking mental health spending
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California officials still haven't taken steps to better track how $2 billion a year in voter-approved funding for mental health is spent, according to a critical report by a state watchdog, despite an audit 19 months ago that raised the same concerns. The Little Hoover Commission ...
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Wells Fargo to pay $190M settlement in customer fraud case
The largest U.S. bank by market capitalization will pay $185 million in penalties and $5 million to customers that regulators say were pushed into fee-generating accounts they never requested.
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Records: Lincoln-Way superintendent predicted deficit before presenting balanced budget
When Lincoln-Way High School District 210 landed on the state's financial watch list in 2015, many residents, elected officials and educators expressed shock. The district had for years enjoyed a strong reputation among educators and taxpayers throughout the south suburbs, particularly for its...
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Bangladesh averts risk of being blacklisted by FATF as a terror-financing country
Bangladesh's actions against money laundering and terrorism financing have been recognised as of 'international standards' in an evaluation by the Asia/Pacific Group On Money Laundering (APG).
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Comcast Invests in Digital Finance-News Startup Cheddar, Which Banks $10 Million in Funding
Cheddar, the digital financial-news network aiming at youth audiences founded by ex-BuzzFeed exec Jon Steinberg, has raised $10 million in funding led by previous investor Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from new investors Comcast Ventures and Ribbit Capital. New York-based Cheddar, which launched its $6.99-per-month subscription service in May, previously raised $3.1 million from Lightspeed... Read more »
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IFC injects $175 million into Bangladesh power major Summit Group’s generation projects
A member of the World Bank Group, the IFC says it has invested $175.5 million to finance Summit Group's future power-generation  projects in Bangladesh.
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Arkansas city denies claims in lawsuit over hot check court
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A central Arkansas city and judge are denying a lawsuit's claims that they're effectively operating a debtors' prison with a court that has imposed hefty fines and jail time on thousands of people whose checks…
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California to get more than $5 million from USDA for agricultural innovation
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will more than double its funding for agricultural innovation nationwide, nearly a quarter of which will go to historically underserved communities such as veterans and new farmers. California is slated to get more than $5 million of the $26.6 million announced...
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10 Cuyahoga County school districts have new taxes on the November ballot: Here's the list
Four districts want more money for expenses. Another two want the OK to sell bonds that would raise money for school construction and renovation. The remaining four propose combination issues that would allow a district to sell bonds and levy a tax to pay for them while also allowing an additional tax for maintenance and further improvements.
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Jimmy John’s sandwich chain sells majority stake to equity firm
Champaign-based sandwich chain Jimmy John's Sandwiches says it sold a majority stake in the company to private equity firm Roark Capital Group.
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Fight for Iraqi city of Mosul may begin 'soon': U.S. military official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The coalition fighting Islamic State will have to begin the fight for Mosul soon to meet Iraq's aim of freeing the city by the end of the year, a U.S. military official said on Thursday, but he declined to say if the offensive would begin in a month.
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Funding parks and wildlife — without raising the cost of hunting and fishing licenses (2 letters)
Colorado Parks and Wildlife needs an updated method of funding. The 100-year-old model that this agency still follows is not only antiquated but is also very unfair.
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$1.3 million accounting discrepancy found in DeKalb

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Efforts to revitalize Detroit neighborhood get $4M boost
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit's efforts to revitalize the Fitzgerald neighborhood in northwest Detroit are getting a multi-million dollar boost. The city says it's getting at least $4 million in "Reimagining the Civic Commons" funding that's being announced Thursday. Detroit says it's raised an equal amount in local matching funds, meaning ...
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Civic Federation questions Emanuel’s utility tax plan
The Civic Federation wants proof that the mayor's tax on water and sewer bills will be enough to save the largest of Chicago’s employee pension funds.
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Apple sets stage for iPhone 7, many already waiting for 8
The iPhone 7 is expected to make its global debut on Wednesday, but many consumers and investors are already setting their sights on Apple Inc's 2017 version of the popular gadget, hoping for more significant advances.
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Tronc executives go on road show to boost stock
Two Tronc executives will meet with potential investors next week as part of a road show to boost the company’s stock, The Post has learned. The move is a strong indication that talks between Tronc (formerly known as Tribune Publishing) and Gannett (publisher of USA Today) over a roughly $18.50-a-share bid for the Chicago-based Tronc...
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JBS bonds, stock tumble amid concern over Brazil fraud probe
JBS SA bonds and shares tumbled amid concern that the chief executive officer of the world’s largest meat producer may have to step aside as part of a Brazilian police probe into pension funds.
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Germany's Merkel hits back at critics of immigration policy
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday vowed to continue efforts to strengthen security at home and speed up repatriations of migrants who were denied asylum in Germany, but insisted the overall situation was much better now than a year ago.
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The case for stocks in one word: YIELD
Holy cow, are 10-year yields lousy or what?         
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Emanuel tries to prove tax plan sufficient to save pension fund
It didn’t work with the anti-Emanuel Progressive Caucus that demanded the study of the plan for the Municipal Employees Pension Fund weeks ago.
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Official: City's low fund balance 'no cushion against hard times'
The city's meager reserve funds offer "almost no cushion against hard times," Philadelphia Finance Director Rob Dubow said at a hearing Wednesday.
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Downfall of ITT Technical Institutes Was a Long Time in the Making
More than a decade ago, students found themselves locked out as federal agents searched for evidence of fraud.
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US growth weakened slightly this summer, Fed report shows
WASHINGTON — The economy grew at a moderate or modest pace this summer in eight of the Federal Reserve's 12 U.S. districts, a slowdown from previous reports that may make Fed policymakers more cautious about an interest rate hike.The Fed's "Beige Book" survey of business conditions, released Wednesday, found that growth weakened in two districts — Philadelphia and Richmond. The economy was unchanged in New York and Kansas City. In its last report in July, growth was modest or moderate in 11 of 12 districts.
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No fees on International Payments

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Saudi Mufti says Iran's leaders 'not Muslims': media
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said in remarks published on Wednesday that the leaders of regional rival Iran were not Muslims and saw Sunni Muslims as their enemy.
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Gabon's Bongo says for Constitutional Court to rule on vote recount
PARIS (Reuters) - Gabon's re-elected President Ali Bongo said he would be a leader for all Gabonese people and that it was for the Constitutional Court to decide whether there should be a recount of last week's disputed vote result.
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Trump still ducking on tax returns: Our view
2 months before presidential election, GOP nominee continues to give bogus excuse.         
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Flint gets $3.8 million for firefighters
Beleaguered Michigan city will get $3.8 million to rehire lost firefighters        
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AARP shoots down de Blasio’s claim group backs ‘mansion tax’
All week, Mayor de Blasio has been claiming that support from the AARP would boost his long-shot proposal in Albany to impose a “mansion tax” on high-end property sales in New York City. “We all know that AARP has an extraordinary ability to influence legislators on both sides of the aisle,” he said Wednesday in...
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China vice premier says major nations should bolster mutual trust, respect
BOAO, China (Reuters) - Major countries should bolster mutual trust and respect, and stick to dialogue to settle disputes, China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said at the opening of the Boao Forum for Asia on Saturday.
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Trump SEC pick Clayton assures that his Wall Street work not problem
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, attorney Jay Clayton, sought to assure lawmakers that he’ll show no favoritism and act only in the public interest, as his Wall Street connections were scrutinized at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday.
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Revealed: How likely you are to lose your job to robots

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Bill would put cops, firefighters in control of pension plan
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Legislation passed by lawmakers this week would let New Jersey police and firefighters control their $26 billion pension fund instead of the state. The legislation passed in the Democrat-controlled state Assembly on Thursday and now goes to Republican Gov. Chris Christie's desk to consider. An independent ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | New Jersey Pension Retirement Legislature Legal professions Finance State Legislative Assembly
Heed these three lessons, millennial Snap investors
These are intriguing times for impressionable young investors. The Dow’s cresting 20,000 for the first time in January before making a 24-day climb to 21,000 — the fastest 1,000-point climb since 1999 — coupled with this month’s $3.4-billion initial public offering for Snap Inc., parent company...
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Aberdeen gets loan for sewer work at 2.12 percent
The Aberdeen city government has completed borrowing $1,395,178 to pay for two sewer system improvement projects, the design of a third and the purchase of two pieces of equipment needed for the municipal sewer system. The city issued a short-term note through a private negotiated sale with Manufacturers...
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Troy woman loses $703K in online swindle
The 58-year-old woman wired to a man she met on who said he was in financial trouble in England, police said        
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Hogan proposes additional spending, but none so far for Baltimore schools
Gov. Larry Hogan has proposed additional spending for police, colleges and economic development but so far is putting no additional money in his budget to help the Baltimore school system with its $130 million budget gap.Hogan's new spending proposal, including its full price tag, will be detailed...
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North Korea has maintained readiness for nuclear test any time: South Korea
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has maintained readiness to conduct a new nuclear test at any time, a South Korean military official said on Friday.
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Minot city manager shares plan to staff resilience program
MINOT, N.D. (AP) - Minot officials have drafted a new governance structure for the city in hopes of giving momentum to its disaster resilience program. City Manager Tom Barry outlined the plan to the Minot City Council earlier this month, the Minot Daily News ( reported. It calls for hiring ...
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The fiduciary rule and you
President Donald Trump's administration is working to dismantle a complex set of financial rules including the "fiduciary rule," which requires certain financial professionals to act in their clients' best interests when providing retirement advice.
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