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Dollar falls on comments from BOJ's Kuroda, US debate uncertainty

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Monday he will loosen the central bank's monetary grip "without hesitation" if conditions make that the sensible thing to do. The 10-year bond yield has briefly slipped below zero percent since Wednesday's decision, leaving markets wondering whether the BOJ would reduce its bond buying to prevent the yield from falling further away from its target.

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Clinton, Trump look to overcome weaknesses on debate stage

While this will make for a tense night on Monday , there's other reasons for Democrats not to panic just yet: the Trump campaign is still lagging far behind Clinton's in terms of running actual ground operations for election day, meaning even obtaining parity in pre-election polls may result in an ugly surprise when November 8 rolls around.

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Baltimore Police: 3 gunmen shoot, wound 8 in attack

The shooting erupted outside some rowhouses about 8:30 p.m. after the three armed men converged on the group from different points, Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis told The Associated Press. According to Baltimore police, there are three suspects. But, Davis said the assailants "need not to just be in jail, but underneath a jail". There were a dozen shots fired and the boy was accidentally hit in the foot.

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Oil prices fall as Venezuela says market is 10 percent over supplied

Brent for November settlement added as much as 85 cents, or 1.9%, to $46.62/bbl on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose $1.29, or 2.9 percent, to settle at $45.34. Last week, EIA reported that US crude oil inventories fell 600,000 barrels, after the biggest inventory draw of the century in the week prior, which was a 14.5 million barrel draw.

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Most voters 'frustrated,' 'disgusted' with 2016 election

The survey was taken September 16-19, after those controversies generated news headlines and before the recent bombing incidents in and near NY. Libertarian Gary Johnson garnered eight percent support in both polls , while Green Party nominee Jill Stein stood at one percent in each.

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Sacramento mayor tackles protester who hit him with pie

Talking with reporters from behind thick glass inside Sacramento County Jail , Sean Thompson, 32, of Sacramento said he is angry at Johnson's decision to focus on the construction of an arena, instead of "focusing on helping the people and voters rise up and be better citizens".