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Woman fell from 14th floor balcony

Woman fell from 14th floor balcony "trying to escape from Tinder date"

The trial will continue Tuesday. Mr Tostee, 30, is on trial in the Brisbane Supreme Court after pleading not guilty to the New Zealand tourist's murder in the early hours of August 8, 2014. Tostee explains to his father that he and Ms Wright had watched a movie and had sex throughout the course of the evening but that she drank heavily.


Britain's FTSE 100 stock index hits record as pound tanks

Britain's FTSE 100 stock index hits record as pound tanks

The driving force for the market's surge has been today's rapid decline in the pound, down 0.8 percent against the dollar at $1.22. As the pound drops - it's fallen around 20 percent since the June 23 vote to leave the European Union - exporters have seen their goods become more cost competitive in worldwide marketplaces.


Alcoa -4% as Q3 earnings, revenue miss expectations

Alcoa -4% as Q3 earnings, revenue miss expectations

Combined with about $1.2 billion in gross proceeds Alcoa has earned from asset sales completed in 2016, AA stock is well positioned to return value to investors in the quarters and years ahead. Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 1,555,399 shares of the company's stock worth $14,419,000 after buying an additional 457,196 shares during the last quarter.


Comcast will pay $2.3 million to settle United States billing probe

Comcast will pay $2.3 million to settle United States billing probe

The fine was announced in a statement issued by the chief of the Enforcement Bureau at the FCC, Travis LeBlanc. Going forward, Comcast will be required to clearly ask customers before charging them for new services or equipment and to make it easier for customers to fight erroneous charges.



'Dangerous' hurricane bears down on Florida

Forecasters say more than 15 inches of rain could still cause a 9ft storm surge in the state. Special concern surrounded Jacksonville's St. Johns River, which could be overwhelmed by water pushed into it by the storm. Up until then, the centre, or eye, stayed just far enough out at sea for coastal communities not to feel the full force of Matthew's winds. It was moving north at 12 miles-per-hour.