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Wall Street caps off tough week with a steep loss
U.S. stock indexes dropped more than 1 percent on Friday after a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates this month. Trepidation about the first U.S. rate hike in ...
Dow tumbles 273 points on jobs reportUSA TODAY
Dow posts triple-digit drop, caps second worst week in 2015MarketWatch
Stock Market Turmoil: Dow Drops 272 Points After Opaque Jobs
Financial Times -Fox Business -The Australian
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Don't fret a Fed rate hike?
The Federal Reserve's first interest rate hike in nearly a decade could boost stocks, at least initially, a study says. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Wall Street is hotly debating whether the Federal Reserve will boost interest rates when it meets ...
Unemployment rate falls to 5.1 percent but Americans are not finding pay ...Washington Post (blog)
Business HighlightsABC News
5 Things to Watch on the Economic CalendarWall Street Journal (blog)
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The Globe and Mail

UPDATE 2-Canada's Emera to buy Teco Energy for $6.44 bln to expand in US
... * Teco shares jump, but remain below offer price. * Emera to have $20 bln in assets after deal (Adds background). Sept 4 (Reuters) - Canadian energy company Emera Inc will acquire U.S. electric and gas utility holding company Teco Energy Inc for $6 ...
Canadian Utility Emera to Buy Teco Energy for $6.5 BillionWall Street Journal
Investor Alert: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of ...CNNMoney
Emera to purchase TECO Energy, energy company, for $10.4B
Bloomberg -Financial Times
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US employers add 173K jobs in August; rate falls to 5.1 pct.
Houston Chronicle (subscription)
In this Aug. 24, 2015 photo, workers paint the Julien Dubuque Bridge along U.S. 20 in Dubuque, Iowa. The U.S. government issues the August jobs report on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. (Dave Kettering/Telegraph Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT. In this Aug.

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Feds seek more information from eastern Idaho company after worker's radiation ...
Fox Business
BOISE, Idaho – Federal nuclear officials want an eastern Idaho company to provide detailed information about how it determined a worker's level of radiation exposure after a mishap exposed the worker to an amount initially estimated to be the maximum ...

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The Globe and Mail

BlackBerry's $425-million Good Technology deal not without concerns
The Globe and Mail
BlackBerry Inc. CEO John Chen almost executed the rare corporate trifecta on Friday, buying out a troublesome rival, bolstering his management team's plan for a turnaround and gaining a nice little bump in the share price too. As it turned out, the ...
Bits | BlackBerry to Buy Good Technology, Getting Deeper Into SecurityNew York Times (blog)
BlackBerry Drops $425M to Try to Lure Corporate Clients BackWIRED
BlackBerry will buy security company Good Tech for $425MWashington Post
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Business Insider

UPDATE 1-US oil drillers cut rigs as crude prices collapse - Baker Hughes
(Adds analyst comment and rig counts by patch). By Jarrett Renshaw. Sept 4 (Reuters) - U.S. energy firms cut a surprisingly sharp 13 oil rigs this week, the first drop in seven weeks, as a renewed slump in prices this summer forced drillers to make a ...
Drillers idling rigs again in the US as oil price swingsSydney Morning Herald
Weekly US oil and natural gas rig count down by 13 to 864Charlotte Observer
US oil settles down 1.5%, at $46.05 a barrelCNBC
Investor's Business Daily
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Aledo Times Record

Unemployment rate plunges (SPY, DJI, IXIC, USD, TLT)
Aledo Times Record
american flag unicycle mikebaird / Flickr. The US unemployment rate is at a seven-year low. The economy added 173,000 jobs last month, fewer than expected, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.1% from 5.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
FED'S LACKER: 'It's time to align our monetary policy with the significant ...Shawnee News Star

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Los Angeles Times

Applebee's is moving its headquarters to Glendale
Los Angeles Times
In a small reversal of the trend of companies moving their headquarters out of Southern California, restaurant chain Applebee's International Inc. announced it is relocating to Glendale from Kansas City, Mo. lRelated Ignite Restaurant Group to sell ...
Applebee's moving from Kansas City to CaliforniaWashington Post
Applebee's Split From Kansas City Region May Help End Economic Border WarKBIA
DineEquity to Move Applebee's HQ to GlendaleSan Fernando Valley Business Journal
Dakota Financial News
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Wall Street Journal

ISS Opposes Bank of America Proposal Allowing Board to Combine Chairman, CEO
Wall Street Journal
Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services is recommending Bank of America Corp. BAC -1.82 % shareholders vote against a board proposal that would let Chief Executive Brian Moynihan keep the title of chairman. The advisory firm said in a ...
UPDATE 1-ISS urges shareholders vote to strip BofA CEO Moynihan of chairman titleReuters
Here's What Bank of America Shareholders Need to Know Right NowMotley Fool
First Drip (9/4/15): Another firm joins call to knock down Moynihan's new job ...CL Charlotte

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Los Angeles Times

Aid groups see 'dramatic' increase in donations after death of Syrian toddler
Los Angeles Times
The photo told a familiar story of dispossessed refugees from war-torn Syria. But the image of a Syrian toddler's small, lifeless body on a beach in Turkey--thrown with his family from a capsized raft--suddenly made the long-running crisis seem urgent ...
Kurdi family wants human smugglers stoppedCTV News
Drowned refugee boys buried in Syria; crackdown crumbles in HungaryReuters Africa
Resolve, peril and hopeThe Globe and Mail
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O'Malley calls for US to accept 65000 Syrian refugees by next year
Washington Post
Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley on Friday called for the United States to welcome at least 65,000 Syrian refugees by the end of next year, saying the country's actions to date have fallen short of the values of "a generous and ...
Refugees Who Could Be UsNew York Times
Refugee crisis builds pressure on USCNN
US Pressed to Take More Syrian RefugeesWall Street Journal
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New York Times

Hungary Bows to Defiant Migrants, Promising Buses to the Border
New York Times
BUDAPEST — After a day of defiance by increasingly desperate refugees, the government of Hungary metaphorically threw up its hands Friday and said it was offering to bus thousands of migrants to the Austrian border, sending the crisis spinning closer ...
Hungary migrants walk through night towards AustriaBBC News
Hungary will offer to bus migrants to Austrian borderWashington Post
Time for Australia to step up and tackle the refugee crisisSydney Morning Herald
CTV News -Reuters
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ABC News

Saudi king visits US with Iran deal and Yemen as major mutual concerns
Washington Post
President Obama has not been easy on the Saudi royal family. He riled Saudi royals by saying that the “biggest threats” to America's Arab allies may not emanate from longtime foe Iran but from their own youths chafing under restrictive rule. The ...
Saudi Arabia welcomes Iran nuclear deal after Obama meeting: foreign ministerReuters
Saudi king tells Obama he supports Iranian nuclear pactFox News Latino
US, Saudi Leaders Say Meeting Was Fruitful, PositiveVoice of America
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Times of India

Guatemala heads for elections amid political tumult
Times of India
Guatemala City: Protesters railed against Guatemala's disgraced ex-president Otto Perez outside his court hearing on corruption allegations on Friday, two days before elections that have been upended by his resignation and jailing. Hundreds of ...
Guatemala's ex-president tells court he's 'an honest person'Los Angeles Times
Guatemala ex-president behind barsArab News
UN-backed anti-graft body to probe ex-Guatemala leader's assetsReuters
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Toronto Star

Prominent Anti-Assad Druse Cleric Killed in Syria Bomb Blast
Wall Street Journal
DAMASCUS, Syria—Two explosions went off Friday near a hospital in a province in southern Syria, killing a prominent antigovernment cleric and at least seven others, pro-government media and activists said. Sheik Wahid Balous was one of the strongest ...
Druze leader killed in car bomb in southern Syria: monitorReuters
Syria car bomb kills anti-regime Druze sheikhThe Daily Star
26 killed in twin bombings in Syria's Swaida amid rising tensionXinhua

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The Independent

The Refugee Crisis: Short and Long Term Solutions
Huffington Post
Today there are 60 million refugees and internally displaced peoples in search of safety, shelter, a home and a future across the globe. We all know that the root causes of this crisis are extreme poverty and fratricidal, sectarian and religious wars ...
Bring Middle East Refugees to AmericaWall Street Journal (blog)
Refugee crisis: Leaders should not react to a chaotic momentThe National Business Review
Condemning refugees to deathArab News
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Fox News

United Arab Emirates, Bahrain lose 45 troops on black day for Yemen coalition
ABC Online
The United Arab Emirates says 45 of its soldiers engaged in a Saudi-led campaign against Shiite rebels in Yemen have been killed in an accidental explosion that the insurgents claimed was caused by rocket fire. In what was the deadliest day for the ...
Houthi Rebels Kill 45 Emirati Soldiers in Yemen FightingNew York Times
UAE Says 45 of Its Soldiers Killed in YemenWall Street Journal
22 Emirati troops killed in YemenSky News Australia
Reuters -Haaretz
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Daily Mail

The Arab world's wealthiest nations are doing next to nothing for Syria's refugees
Washington Post
The world has been transfixed in recent weeks by the unfolding refugee crisis in Europe, an influx of migrants unprecedented since World War II. Their plight was chillingly highlighted on Wednesday in the image of a drowned Syrian toddler, his lifeless ...
The Middle East Needs To Take Care Of Its Own RefugeesDaily Beast
Gulf countries face pressure to take in more Syrian refugeesAl Jazeera America
Why don't Gulf states accept more refugees?Chicago Tribune
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Business Insider
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The Star Online

Thousands rally in Beirut over politician's presidential election call
Reuters Africa
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters rallied in Beirut on Friday to support Christian faction leader Michel Aoun's call for Lebanon to elect its president by popular vote to address a crisis that has paralysed government and parliament. Aoun's ...
Supporters of Christian Politician Hold Huge Rally in BeirutABC News
Chasing a pipe dreamThe Daily Star

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