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Indiana University drone regulations tight despite new rules

According to the FAA's new rules, formally known as Part 107 (PDF), which govern commercial flights of small unmanned aircraft, all drones bei...

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Ford Motor says US auto sales to weaken further in 2017

Auto-industry spending on sales promotions and other discounts hit an average of $3,599 per vehicle - the highest ever for the month, according...

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Five things to know about nationwide strike tomorrow

The Centre for India Trade Unions (CITU) said Labour Minister had on 31 August informed about the government's commitment to fair earning and ...

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Canada working to resolve canola trade dispute with China - trade minister

Canadian Minister of Finance Bill Morneau adjusts a microphone as he sits with the President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Jin Liq...

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Sarah Jessica Parker Cuts Ties With EpiPen Drug Maker, Criticizes Price Increase

When Mylan acquired the rights to EpiPen in 1997, it cost about $100. She urged the company to "take swift action to lower the cost to be m...

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French government wants EU to stop trade talks with US

Sigmar Gabriel of Germany, the EU's biggest economy, said on Sunday that negotiations over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnershi...

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Tim Cook: Apple could move billions back to United States next year

At a news conference on Tuesday, the EC's commissioner for competition, Margrethe Vestager , detailed the way Apple's tax strategy in Irela...

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Saudi Arabia does not see a need to raise oil output

This is still well above the summer lows of $41.80 on August 2, before hope that a Saudi-led intervention on rising oil supplies drove the marke...

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Pernod Ricard FY16 Profit Rises

Pernod also set out a target of growing profits by between 2pc and 4pc on an organic basis this year. Pernod Ricard (PDRDF.PK, PDRDY.PK, PRN.L...

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Canada Post, postal union avert job action, reach tentative deals

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) and Canada Post have tentatively agreed to new working conditions for Canada's posties. While it...

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Markets stir as Yellen eyes case for rate rise

Stocks ended mostly lower on Wall Street, giving up a modest gain from earlier in the day after Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave an upbeat assessme...

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Oil pipeline protesters disrupt construction sites

Kirchmeier said protesters were asked to move from private property where the equipment stood "because they were hindering legal work at that ...

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Potash and Agrium are in merger talks

The two companies then confirmed the news, saying they are in "preliminary discussions" about a potential "merger of equals". Agrium is focu...

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Apple must repay $14.5 billion in underpaid taxes in Ireland

Ireland's corporation tax rate is already relatively low at 12.5 per cent, but the commission said Apple's tax deal meant the firm was paying...

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Huge blast in Somali capital, clouds of smoke seen

As said by Colonel Bishar, at least seven people were put to death at the time of attack, including five civilians and two security guards. Wi...

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Canada Post dismissed the idea of a lockout

This means all job action is postponed until 00:01AM on Tuesday, August 30. Job action in the form of a refusal of overtime will start in the ...

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China says unhappy with Canada's hard line on canola dispute

Ambassador Luo Zhaohui raised the matter of human rights himself last week during an interview at the Chinese Embassy in Ottawa. "(In) China, ...

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Homeland Security to review use of private prison companies in immigration centers

Liberal Democrats are cheering the Obama administration's decision to consider ending the use of private companies for immigrant detention cen...

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Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable

Expectations for higher interest rates would likely continue a recent trend of investors selling high-dividend payers like utilities and telec...

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Deportations just latest topic where Trump has wavered

Jeff Sessions [R-Ala.], who was one of the first to endorse Donald Trump and is known for the immigration issue, he doesn't deport 11 million p...

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Warning of 'war' on farmers, Trump seeks support in Iowa

The New York Times said in a story Sunday that Trump, a real estate tycoon seeking his first elected office, and his late father discriminated ...

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Dollar up on Yellen's case for USA rate hike; stocks surrender gains

Yellen, speaking Friday at a conference of central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, said while the USA economy has strengthene...

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Stocks Up on Yellen's Confident Remarks, Amazon (AMZN) Firm

Some economists have said they think conditions are ripe for the Fed to boost rates next month. The rally has sputtered in the second half as si...

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Clinton set for first national security briefing

He said USA intelligence officials "understand what steps are necessary to protect sensitive national security information, and the administrati...

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Britain dodges the 'Brexit bomb' - but will it last?

However, a string of economic surveys covering the period after Britain's decision to ditch the European Union also suggest the nation should ...

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