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Netflix shares jump by 20 percent following increased worldwide subscriptions

Netflix has made a decision to drop its plans to launch in China for now, the streaming service announced during its third-quarter earnings report Monday after markets closed. For the recently ended quarter, Netflix revenue climbed 32 per cent to US$2.3 billion and net income leapt 75 per cent to US$52 million. Mr. Hastings recently said "it doesn't look good" for Netflix's prospects of entering China as a stand-alone streaming service.

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FBI records: Effort to reduce Clinton email classification

State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner called allegations of a quid pro quo " inaccurate " and said Monday that Kennedy was trying to "understand" the FBI's decision to withhold the information. Kennedy also was allowed to press his concerns with Michael Steinbach, who heads the FBI's national security branch, and Steinbach was similarly unyielding.

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Johnson & Johnson tops Street view as 3Q drug sales surge

Many analysts didn't expect that competition until 2018 because Pfizer and J&J are still fighting in the courts over whether the US patent protecting Remicade's monopoly is still valid, said Edward Jones analyst Ashtyn Evans. Shares of Johnson & Johnson have dropped 2.1% to $115.97 at 11:38 a.m. today, while Pfizer has risen 0.9% to $32.79. Sales of autoimmune drug Remicade, J&J's biggest product, rose 10.5 percent to $1.78 billion.

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2 more N Carolina deaths raise Matthew's US death toll to 43

Governor Pat McCrory shared that thousands of the animals had already drowned and that more deaths were expected in the coming days. Deadlines were extended in other coastal states after Matthew roared up the Southeast coast from Florida, causing several deaths in the USA before weakening and heading out to sea.

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NHC downgrades Matthew to Category 1 hurricane

After passing near or over the coast of Georgia it was on a track that would put it near or over SC on Saturday. Five people died in hurricane-related incidents in Florida. Half a million children live in the worst-hit departments in southern Haiti, according to UNICEF, which said it needed at least $5 million to meet the children's immediate needs.

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Salesforce Abandons Twitter Bid — Financial Times

The shares were bought at an average cost of $73.71 per share, for a total transaction of $99,950.76. The impact is evident as Twitter's stock went down again on Friday. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.19 earnings per share. Several brokerages recently commented on CRM. Salesforce.com, the enterprise software maker that had been the most likely bidder for the embattled social media company, has declined to pursue a takeover.