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UK Parliament votes to delay decision on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

UK Parliament votes to delay decision on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

By law, Johnson must now send a letter to Brussels asking that Britain's departure be delayed until January 31. "And we will introduce the legislation on Monday so we can get Brexit done by 31 O...

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'I am back,' Bernie Sanders tells supporters at NYC rally

'I am back,' Bernie Sanders tells supporters at NYC rally

The backing of Ocasio-Cortez, who represents a NY district near where Sanders will hold the rally, is expected to boost Sanders in his efforts to fight off fellow progressive White House candidate Eli...

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Hong Kong says murder suspect wants to surrender to Taiwan

Hong Kong says murder suspect wants to surrender to Taiwan

The case was used by the Hong Kong government as justification for an ill-fated extradition bill , which would have allowed the territory to extradite suspects on a case-by-case basis to Taiwan and M...

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Second Woodford fund is suspended following investment firm's collapse

Second Woodford fund is suspended following investment firm's collapse

The equity income fund, which comprised more than 10 billion pounds at its peak, was frozen in June after a surge in requests from investors to pull out their cash. The liquidity assessment carried ou...

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‘I congratulate Abhijit Banerjee, but his views...’: Piyush Goyal on Nobel victor

‘I congratulate Abhijit Banerjee, but his views...’: Piyush Goyal on Nobel victor

Asked if that meant Banerjee's views on state of the Indian economy were biased, Goyal said , "I can not say (that).I do not know him". "But it is not necessary that we agree with his thinking", th...

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Dollar weak as Brexit deal boosts euro, sterling

Dollar weak as Brexit deal boosts euro, sterling

But after weeks of negotiations, British and European Union leaders welcomed an agreement being struck. However, the British uit has risen only 0.88% this week against the Euro because the single cu...

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FedEx launches first drone delivery trial

FedEx launches first drone delivery trial

Wing's service, which went live in Christiansburg, Virginia, began with Walgreens, FedEx Express, and a local retailer called Sugar Magnolia as its partners. "We're looking at trends in cities includ...

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Commonwealth Bank payment services down across Australia - 17-Oct

Commonwealth Bank customers are now up in arms after services crashed around lunchtime. "Due to this incident some of our branches have temporarily closed", the bank said in a tweet. Customers compl...

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Ford promises North America’s largest charging network for upcoming SUV

Ford promises North America’s largest charging network for upcoming SUV

It still doesn't offer any electric vehicles. The app will also interface with the company's new at-home, 48-amp Ford Connected Charge station, as well as the Ford Mobile Charger, which will be incl...

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Tesla Model 3’s Range Increased to Over 400 Km

Tesla Model 3’s Range Increased to Over 400 Km

Moving over to the Long Range AWD, pricing increases to $47,990 for the Premium Interior, 310 miles of range, 145 mph, and 4.4 seconds from zero to 60. When it first went on sale in Canada, the Tesla...

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Coca-Cola jumps as bets on new products pay off

Coca-Cola jumps as bets on new products pay off

Flossbach Von Storch Ag sold 82,330 shares as the company's stock rose 8.31%. Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd now owns 14,535 shares of the company's stock valued at $805,000 after acq...

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S&P/TSX composite edges lower while US stock markets fall; loonie up

S&P/TSX composite edges lower while US stock markets fall; loonie up

Seven of the 12 Toronto subgroups were positive in the first hour, as energy gained 0.6%, while materials and financials each strengthened 0.4%. The financial sector helped lift Canada's main stock ...

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'India's economy collapsed under Manmohan Singh': Piyush Goyal

'India's economy collapsed under Manmohan Singh': Piyush Goyal

They should have learnt from our mistakes and provided credible solutions,"he said, while noting issues like the fraud by Nirav Modi and challenges of bad loans". "I also understand there's already in...

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Saudi Aramco delays IPO

Saudi Aramco delays IPO

Valuations for the company's value has been debated amongst experts, as many believe Riyadh is over-valuing its worth. The second source confirmed the offering had been postponed, and there was now ...

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Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after asbestos traces found

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after asbestos traces found

The company said that it is working with the Food and Drug Administration, which tested the bottle, and has started an investigation into how and when the product was contaminated. J&J faces arou...

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China's GDP growth slows to 27-year low

China's GDP growth slows to 27-year low

Growth in the world's second-largest economy slipped to 6% in the three months ending in September, down from the previous quarter's 6 .2%, data showed Friday. "However, we must be aware that given...

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Pound jumps as Johnson says Brexit deal reached

Pound jumps as Johnson says Brexit deal reached

He told a press conference that "citizens have always been, and will remain, the EU's priority". The British pound surged against the dollar on initial news of the deal, but has fallen back as oppos...

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Pence Announces Turkey Has Agreed to Syria Ceasefire

Pence Announces Turkey Has Agreed to Syria Ceasefire

Speaking to reporters, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu confirmed suspension of the offensive, but rejected the notion that the agreement constituted a ceasefire. After US forces abruptly lef...

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Air Canada to stop using 'ladies and gentlemen' in greeting

Air Canada to stop using 'ladies and gentlemen' in greeting

The reason, of course, is that some people have more complex attitudes to their gender than the majority of humanity, and presumably feel excluded when they hear the greeting "ladies and gentlemen". W...

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Brexit deal will minimise short-term economy hit, says Irish finance minister

Brexit deal will minimise short-term economy hit, says Irish finance minister

Johnson, who has pledged to take Britain out of the European Union with or without an agreement, tweeted: "We've got a great new deal that takes back control - now Parliament should get Brexit d...

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Qatar to abolish ‘kafala’ labour next January before 2022 World Cup

Qatar to abolish ‘kafala’ labour next January before 2022 World Cup

Doha is keen to show it is tackling allegations of worker exploitation as it prepares to host the 2022 soccer World Cup, which it hopes will boost its economy and development. "Any issues or delays wi...

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Dior apologises for misrepresentation of China map excluding Taiwan

Dior apologises for misrepresentation of China map excluding Taiwan

Luxury brand Christian Dior has issued an apology to the nation of China for omitting Taiwan from a map used for a recruitment and internship demonstration at a Chinese college. "It's possible tha...

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Volvo Unveils Its First All-Electric Vehicle, the 400 Horsepower XC40 Recharge SUV

Volvo Unveils Its First All-Electric Vehicle, the 400 Horsepower XC40 Recharge SUV

As early as 2025, half of Volvo's worldwide vehicle sales will be accounted for by electric cars, the rest by hybrid vehicles. (Volvo-subsidiary Polestar also said they'd use Android as the basis ...

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Juul will stop selling several flavored vaping products in the United States

Juul will stop selling several flavored vaping products in the United States

Critics have slammed Juul and other e-cigarette companies for their flavored products , claiming they're designed for children and have left a new generation of kids addicted to nicotine. That move l...

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Faraday Future Founder Files for Chapter 11 with $3.6 Billion in Debts

Faraday Future Founder Files for Chapter 11 with $3.6 Billion in Debts

Yueting's plan will not affect Faraday Future's business operations, said the company, which has ambitions to overtake Tesla Inc. The Chinese tycoon reportedly owes more than 100 creditors as mu...

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Taco Bell recalls 2.3 million pounds of beef due to contamination

Taco Bell recalls 2.3 million pounds of beef due to contamination

The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service released their own statement about the recall on Monday as well, confirming that the meat "may be contaminated with e...

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Swiss airlines' Airbus A220 fleet to resume flying

Swiss airlines' Airbus A220 fleet to resume flying

National Transportation Safety Board. "We continue to assume that flight operations can be carried out largely regularly again from Thursday", the airline owned by Germany's Lufthansa LHAG.DE added....

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Volvo Launches All-Electric XC40 Recharge SUV: Could This Be The Tesla Killer?

Volvo Launches All-Electric XC40 Recharge SUV: Could This Be The Tesla Killer?

Volvo says this powertrain allows the XC40 Recharge to accelerate to 62 miles per hour in a very brisk 4.9 seconds. Volvo Trucks revealed its concept for a new self-driving electric semi-truck. In...

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Turkey's invasion of Syria is causing a refugee crisis

Turkey's invasion of Syria is causing a refugee crisis

The Turkish president's comments come a day ahead of a visit by U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence to the Turkish capital Ankara. "I think they'll have a successful meeting", Trump said at a news conf...

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Aurora Cannabis Inchares (NYSE:ACB) Just Reported Increased Shorts

Aurora Cannabis Inchares (NYSE:ACB) Just Reported Increased Shorts

Aurora Cannabis Inc ., together with its subsidiaries, produces and distributes medical marijuana products in Canada . This is based on a scale where a 5 would indicate a Strong Buy, a 4 would equa...

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GM - UAW agreement tentatively reached, could end strike

GM - UAW agreement tentatively reached, could end strike

There's also no guarantee that the first contract deal with GM will pass. The UAW has been careful about deploying strikes to gain leverage in bargaining since a 54-day walkout that occurred in Flint,...

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Brexit deal still possible this week, United Kingdom must act now

Brexit deal still possible this week, United Kingdom must act now

DUP MP Gavin Robinson told the Belfast Teleraph: "We want a sensible deal which works for every part of the United Kingdom as well as our neighbours in the Republic of Ireland". "The Brexit-related sl...

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California regulator sanctions utility over power outages

California regulator sanctions utility over power outages

The tactic is created to minimize fire risk in a state where increasingly sudden, severe changes in the weather have intensified the frequency of wildfire damage. "Recent underperformance and worrie...

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CannTrust to destroy millions in inventory

CannTrust to destroy millions in inventory

Since the legalization of cannabis, CannTrust has been plagued with scandals. Instead, CannTrust said it "remains focused on working collaboratively and transparently with the regulator to address the...

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The price of a Corbyn government is a second Scottish independence referendum

The price of a Corbyn government is a second Scottish independence referendum

She informed Andrew Marr that she was "ruling nothing out" in the following weeks, but that she believed an election would be likely. This means the First Minister of Scotland wants to switch search...

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