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Drunk Japan Airlines Pilot 'Almost 10 Times Over Limit', Arrested

Drunk Japan Airlines Pilot 'Almost 10 Times Over Limit', Arrested

Jitsukawa admitted to the improper conduct at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court in west London on Thursday and will remain in custody until he is sentenced on November 29. Officers carried out a blood test ...

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Aurora Cannabis (ACB) Shares Gap Up to $7.97

There has been negative move seen around 50 SMAs. The Average True Range is an exponential moving average (14-days) of the True Ranges. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 1.16390, t...

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Drunk baggage handler falls asleep in cargo hold and flies to Chicago

Drunk baggage handler falls asleep in cargo hold and flies to Chicago

Police say the handler, who did not have a cell phone during the flight, told them he was intoxicated and had fallen asleep. An American Airlines baggage handler fell asleep on the job and ended u...

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Iran began trading oil on the Tehran stock exchange

Iran began trading oil on the Tehran stock exchange

In July, First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said Iran would be looking to offer oil via the stock exchange to counter the U.S. sanctions on the country's oil exports. The United States has 8...

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Tesla Summon to get manual control 'like big RC car'

Tesla Summon to get manual control 'like big RC car'

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has revealed that an updated version of the vehicle manufacturer's Summon feature will be introduced in less than six weeks. Summon, part of Tesla's driver-assist S...

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US employment costs rise more than forecast as pay picks up

US employment costs rise more than forecast as pay picks up

Total compensation for civilian workers in the United States increased 2.8 percent over the last 12 months, the report said - up from 2.5 percent. Wages have been the missing piece in the economic...

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Trump asks officials to draft possible trade deal with China

The yuan also rallied to 6.8966 to the dollar - its best rate since mid-October - having hit 6.9302 earlier in the morning and is well off the 10-year lows around 6.97 on Thursday. In Beijing , that ...

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Japan Airlines hit by new crew drinking incident

Japan Airlines hit by new crew drinking incident

He was found to have 189mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood in his system - the legal limit for a pilot is 20mg. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said Jitsukawa pleaded guilty to exceeding the alcohol l...

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Starbucks All-New Holiday Cups Actually Have A Christmas Theme This Year

Starbucks All-New Holiday Cups Actually Have A Christmas Theme This Year

But then you'd have to buy... doing the math... five holiday Starbucks drinks this season to recoup the cost. "Looking back at our heritage, we found something lovely in our own story, with attracti...

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Italy's economy stalls as eurozone slows down

Italy's economy stalls as eurozone slows down

Draghi also insisted that the European Central Bank will keep interest rates at historic lows until late next year to support growth and encourage inflation towards the goal of just below 2.0 percent....

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Chinese yuan weakens to 6.9574 against USD Tuesday

Chinese yuan weakens to 6.9574 against USD Tuesday

China's yuan hit a fresh 10-year low against the US currency yesterday, pushed lower by worries about slower growth in the domestic economy and a sharp escalation in the US-China trade war. A U.S. ...

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Elon Musk: Teslas Will Soon Follow Their Owners 'Like a Pet'

Elon Musk: Teslas Will Soon Follow Their Owners 'Like a Pet'

Announcing major improvements for Tesla's Autopark ( Summon ) feature, CEO Elon Musk has said the company's electric vehicles would be able to find a parking spot and even read signs for parking i...

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China's Official Manufacturing PMI Slides to 27-Month Low

China's Official Manufacturing PMI Slides to 27-Month Low

That missed expectations for 50.6 and was down from 50.8 in September - although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. Earlier this month China's cent...

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Trump releases new 'sickening,' 'racist' campaign ad | Campaign Trail

Trump releases new 'sickening,' 'racist' campaign ad | Campaign Trail

The Bracamontes video is one of at least two fear-based ad campaigns Trump has promoted on Twitter in recent days. The captions read: "Illegal immigrant, Luis Bracamontes , killed our people!" Tr...

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Volkswagen launching autonomous ride-hailing service

Volkswagen launching autonomous ride-hailing service

The Israeli government supports the venture and will share required infrastructure and traffic data, the companies said. Both Mobileye co-founder and CEO Amnon Shashua and Volkswagen stated in 2017 ...

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Britain, EU strike financial services deal — BREXIT

Britain, EU strike financial services deal — BREXIT

In a letter accepting his proposal of a November 21 evidence session, committee chair Hilary Benn said he was "disappointed" with the new Brexit Secretary's failure to follow the pattern of regu...

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Lion Air crash: Flight recorders retrieved from sea

Lion Air crash: Flight recorders retrieved from sea

No survivors are expected. So far, Basarnas, military and police personnel have retrieved 49 body bags with human remains of at least a dozen people, said the Director of the National Police Hospita...

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Ryanair changes luggage rules for second time in a year

Ryanair changes luggage rules for second time in a year

The bag must be small enough to fit under the seat in front. They can pay between €6 - €8 to put it in the overhead locker above them. This means the Irish carrier is cutting the volume of cabin b...

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Another exec out amid sex harassment tension at Google

Another exec out amid sex harassment tension at Google

In Silicon Valley, women also are becoming fed up with the male-dominated composition of the technology industry's workforce - a glaring imbalance that critics say fosters unsavory behavior akin to a ...

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Victor of KFC's Baby Harland Naming Contest announced

Victor of KFC's Baby Harland Naming Contest announced

KFC have given $11,000 to a couple who named their daughter after the chain's founder Colonel Sanders. KFC announced in August it was offering $11,000 in college tuition to the first baby named Harl...

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RBI VS Centre face-off: What is Section 7 of RBI Act

RBI VS Centre face-off: What is Section 7 of RBI Act

Commenting on the rift between RBI and Centre, RSS economic wing head Ashwani Mahajan said that RBI Governor Urjit Patel must refrain his other officials from making differences in public. While it ...

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No relief for home sellers as housing slump enters its second year

No relief for home sellers as housing slump enters its second year

Property prices fell 0.7% in the city in October, the data showed, bringing the decline in the past 12 months to 7.4%. Over the past 12 months, the average median price in the capitals slumped 4.6%. "...

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Canada Post strikes spread to PEI and Joliette, Que

Canada Post strikes spread to PEI and Joliette, Que

Those three facilities process a million parcels a day. We need a contract. In a statement, Canada Post warns the Montreal walkout will have a significant impact on operations, since it is an import...

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Q2 Results: Tata Motors Reports Greater-Than-Expected Loss On JLR Woes

Q2 Results: Tata Motors Reports Greater-Than-Expected Loss On JLR Woes

Jaguar Land Rover has announced a £2.5bn turnaround plan after it slumped to a quarterly loss. Britain's biggest carmaker, owned by Indian conglomerate Tata, booked a £90 million pre-tax loss in th...

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Safety alert over drones that drop out of sky after power failures

Safety alert over drones that drop out of sky after power failures

The incidents involved the flying devices "falling directly to the ground", according to the regulator. Some of the drones were damaged, but there are no reports of injuries or damage to property. C...

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AA predicts petrol price drop for November

AA predicts petrol price drop for November

Likewise, as against the recommended increase of Rs13.22 per litre in the price of high speed diesel by the regulator, government has approved an increase of Rs6.37 per litre. It also added that if ...

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GM offers buyouts to 18K salaried workers in North America

GM offers buyouts to 18K salaried workers in North America

GM shares jumped almost 7 percent in early trading Wednesday to $35.76. The strong profit from GM's China joint venture came even with a budding tariff war with the USA and uncertainty over sales ...

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India's war on red tape is working, says World Bank

India's war on red tape is working, says World Bank

PM Modi tweeted that he was "delighted". Commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu said the rise was because of a combination of factors. Jaitley pointed out that the areas where India needs ...

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Hyundai and Kia to introduce solar roof charging system

Hyundai and Kia to introduce solar roof charging system

Hyundai and Kia announced that the two automakers intend to bring solar-roof charging technology to its vehicles as early as 2019. The system will have the capability to charge the batteries of e...

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Reese's Halloween Candy Converter Will Exchange Disappointment For Reese's

Reese's Halloween Candy Converter Will Exchange Disappointment For Reese's

A company spokeswoman told the news outlet that, according to a survey commissioned by Reese's, 90% of Americans wish they could trade or have traded unwanted Halloween Candy. "What'd you expect from ...

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Philip Hammond accused of gambling with the public finances

Philip Hammond accused of gambling with the public finances

Despite differences over Northern Ireland, he said the two sides were "not far" from agreement over the terms of the so-called "backstop", which could see the whole of the United Kingdom remain in a t...

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Brent oil prices dips on rising supply, global market woes

Brent oil prices dips on rising supply, global market woes

Oil has been caught in the global financial market slump this month, with equities under pressure from the trade conflict between the world's two largest economies, according to Asian Oil & Gas. At 14...

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Cuadrilla halts fracking activity after latest quake

It followed two seismic movements of 0.8 on Friday and Saturday. "Well integrity has been checked and verified". There were fresh calls to stop fracking after it was again suspended at Cuadrilla's s...

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Facebook Misses Q3 Sales Estimates, But Users Continue To Grow (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Misses Q3 Sales Estimates, But Users Continue To Grow (NASDAQ:FB)

Instead, people are shifting more toward private messaging services. "We will never be ideal, but I'm proud of the work we've been doing here". Still, Facebook (and Wall Street) probably wish those ...

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Developer wins court battle to become owner of vacant Sydney house

Developer wins court battle to become owner of vacant Sydney house

With curiosity getting the better of him, Mr Gertos entered through the back door and found the rubbish-filled house was indeed unoccupied, News Corp reports. Furthermore, there must be an intention b...

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