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Shutdown Enters Fourth Day Amid Impasse Over Trump's Border Wall

Shutdown Enters Fourth Day Amid Impasse Over Trump's Border Wall

Trump repeatedly attacked Democrats on Twitter Monday over the shutdown. Trump has reportedly put off his scheduled trip to Florida for Christmas and remains in #Washington along with the first lady...

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United States stocks crash on Mnuchin move, Washington drama

United States stocks crash on Mnuchin move, Washington drama

Earlier, Mr Mnuchin tried to dismiss reports that President Trump had discussed the possibility of firing the Federal Reserve chairman, after the bank raised interest rates last week. Last week, ahead...

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The stock market really hates Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's decisions

The stock market really hates Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's decisions

U.S. stocks and bond yields fell hard. This is the fourth interest rate hike in 2018. Stephen Innes, head of Asia-Pacific trade at OANDA, said the "Fed delivered a dovish hike, but clearly, there wa...

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Houston Grocery Stores Open on Christmas Eve and Day

Houston Grocery Stores Open on Christmas Eve and Day

Target , Costco , Macy's, Home Depot, and most other major retailers are closed on Christmas. But that doesn't mean that all businesses and stores are closed today. Sam's Club will not be open on ...

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Huawei faces setbacks in EU telecom market

Huawei faces setbacks in EU telecom market

The new system is designed around giving police, fire, rescue and ambulance services secure priority access to EE's 4G network that is now being extended thanks to additional radio frequencies in rura...

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Malaysia seeks $7.5bn from Goldman Sachs

Malaysia seeks $7.5bn from Goldman Sachs

Patten Group Inc invested in 0.05% or 550 shs. Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Goldman Sachs Group by 7,719.0% during the 2nd quarter. The investment management c...

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Pelosi And Schumer: ‘Trump Is Plunging The Country Into Chaos’

In their statement Monday, Schumer and Pelosi teed off on Trump for reversing course without offering any clarity on what he wanted. "Meanwhile, different people from the same White House are saying d...

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Christmas opening times for Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Lidl and Aldi 2018

Christmas opening times for Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Lidl and Aldi 2018

But will Safeway be open this year on Christmas Eve 2018? Publix: Open until 7:00 p.m. For the most accurate opening and closing times for you local store you should the Aldi store finder ...

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Steven Mnuchin calls bank CEOs after Fed interest hike

Steven Mnuchin calls bank CEOs after Fed interest hike

In December alone, the S&P 500.SPX is down almost 12.5 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite.IXIC has slumped 13.6 percent. "I think the increasing of interest rates and the shrinking of the Fed portfol...

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All the Stores Opened and Closed on Christmas 2018

Phoenicia Specialty Foods (Westheimer): Open on Christmas Eve . 7-Eleven. Most stores are open 365 days a year, including Christmas Day . Dolphin Mall: Open until 6 p.m. H-E-B: Christmas Eve: ...

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‘Christmas miracle’: Costa Rican fisherman rescued after 20 days at sea

‘Christmas miracle’: Costa Rican fisherman rescued after 20 days at sea

The crew of the Empress of the Seas came across the men about 7 p.m. Thursday night, ending an ordeal that began on December 1 when they fell asleep while soaking their nets and high winds sent the...

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Gatwick Airport drone: Couple break silence after wrongful arrest 'we feel violated'

Gatwick Airport drone: Couple break silence after wrongful arrest 'we feel violated'

We are deeply distressed as are our family and friends and are now receiving medical care. Britain's second-busiest airport was forced to close its only runway repeatedly last Wednesday through Frid...

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Trump attacks Fed on eve of policy meeting

Trump attacks Fed on eve of policy meeting

The price of oil has also fallen sharply in recent weeks, down 40 percent from the high it reached in October, amid concerns over a glut in the market and the slowing economy. The Fed's new forecasts ...

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Exxon halts offshore research on worsening Venezuela-Guyana tensions

Exxon halts offshore research on worsening Venezuela-Guyana tensions

The privately-owned survey vessel was forced to interrupt operations and retreat eastward, the ship's owner said in a statement. The foreign ministries of both neighboring South American countries s...

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Ghosn detention extended by 10 days

Ghosn detention extended by 10 days

If found guilty of the crimes he has been charged with, Ghosn could be facing a jail term of up to 10 years and fined up to £4.9 million (RM26 million) by Japanese financial regulators. They say Ghosn...

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Shopping, banks, skiing and more: What's open and closed during Christmas

Shopping, banks, skiing and more: What's open and closed during Christmas

Beer Stores will close at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve , and will also be closed on Christmas Day . Canada Post is open until 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve but closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day . The C...

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Top Trump official calls US bank CEOs in bid to calm markets

Top Trump official calls US bank CEOs in bid to calm markets

US stocks have fallen sharply in recent weeks on concerns over slowing economic growth, with the S&P 500 index. SPX on pace for its biggest percentage decline in December since the Great Depression. ...

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S&P hits 16-month low as Wall St slides

S&P hits 16-month low as Wall St slides

The looming shutdown threat , along with Navarro's comments, overshadowed remarks from New York Fed President John Williams that the Fed was open to reassessing its views, which provided a fl...

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Christmas Eve store hours 2018: Is Target open?

For last minute shopping Calgarians can take advantage of many places on Christmas Eve but will be short pressed to find anything open on Christmas Day . on Christmas Eve and will remain closed o...

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Hydro crews work around the clock to restore power to British Columbians

Hydro crews work around the clock to restore power to British Columbians

At its height, about 400,000 customers lost electricity and many remained without power overnight. Today's windy weather has put BC Hydro customers in the dark on Hornby Island and Denman Island. Mo...

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Christmas shopping: Have your habits changed?

Christmas shopping: Have your habits changed?

And if you still have to come to the mall, be prepared to have to fight for a parking spot and to wait in line. "It's been really constant all day", said Riniker. Numerous last-minute purchases will...

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Wall Street stocks suffer worst week in a decade

Wall Street stocks suffer worst week in a decade

Three major indexes pare early gains, suffer heavy losses . "That's definitely a weight on the market ", said Shannon Saccocia, chief investment officer at Boston Private, of Navarro's comments. Th...

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Allow extra time if traveling during busy holiday season

Allow extra time if traveling during busy holiday season

The lightest travel days are expected to be December 25 and December 31, with between 212,000 and 214,000 travelers anticipated to pass through LAX. Over the next two weeks, about 46 million people ...

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Drone sightings ground planes at UK's Gatwick airport

Stewart Wingate said in a statement issued on Thursday that it was "regrettably" not clear when the airport would be able to resume flights safely because the drones still were a threat. Johnson, a ...

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Alabama's unemployment rate drops slightly in November

Alabama's unemployment rate drops slightly in November

The statewide labor force dropped from 2,226,023 in October to 2,220,114 in November, but last month's count is 58,373 higher than November 2017. Economists often view labor force growth as a sign of ...

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Elon Musk unveils prototype high-speed LA transport tunnel

Elon Musk unveils prototype high-speed LA transport tunnel

Tuesday's reveal comes nearly two years to the day since Musk announced on Twitter that "traffic is driving me nuts" and he was "going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging". Elo...

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Honest commuter hands in Chanel bag with $14k he found on subway

Honest commuter hands in Chanel bag with $14k he found on subway

Thursday, according to the West Side Rag online blog . "I picked it up just to see if there was, maybe, some kind of information, identification, inside that I might be able to get in touch with th...

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Oil rebounds as OPEC output cuts seen deeper than expected

Oil rebounds as OPEC output cuts seen deeper than expected

This was smaller than the decrease of 2.4 million barrels analysts had expected. Heating oil futures gained about 2.7 percent to $1.8012 a gallon. "The complex is piecing together a modest advance...

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Interserve talks with banks continue as debt-for-equity swap looms

Interserve talks with banks continue as debt-for-equity swap looms

Interserve PLC (LON: IRV ) has agreed on the key terms of a rescue deal with lenders after struggling under a £500mln debt pile. Interserve shares, which have dropped almost 90 percent this year as ...

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United Kingdom vehicle manufacturing output falls by a fifth as demand slumps

United Kingdom vehicle manufacturing output falls by a fifth as demand slumps

British vehicle production fell by a hefty 19.6% in November against last year's pace, according to SMMT data, as export demand slumped (down 23%). United Kingdom commercial vehicle production incre...

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Christmas 2018 supermarket opening times for Tesco, Asda, M&S and more

Christmas 2018 supermarket opening times for Tesco, Asda, M&S and more

Polo Park shopping centre will be open 9:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve for all your last-minute shopping needs, and 8 a.m.to 9 p.m. Boxing Day to score the latest deals. Department of Motor Ve...

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FCC fines start-up of former Google, Apple engineers for unauthorized satellite launch

FCC fines start-up of former Google, Apple engineers for unauthorized satellite launch

Swarm Technologies will pay $900,000 to settle an investigation by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission into the startup's launch of four picosatellites on an Indian rocket this January without ...

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Tencent Shares Surge on News That China is Approving Video Games Again

Tencent Shares Surge on News That China is Approving Video Games Again

After a almost 9-month freeze on video-game approvals, Feng Shixin, deputy director of the Ministry of Propaganda's Publishing Department, said that a "first batch of games" had recently been review...

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Jennie-O Recalling Ground Turkey Products Over Salmonella Scare

Jennie-O Recalling Ground Turkey Products Over Salmonella Scare

Big signs to look out for are "freeze by" dates of November 12 or November 13, as well as the establishment number "EST". The illness lasts four to seven days. This investigation is part of a larger e...

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Hemp and CBD To Become Legal in 2019

Hemp and CBD To Become Legal in 2019

Gottlieb stressed that because components of marijuana, such as THC and CBD , are "active ingredients in FDA-approved drugs" such as the recently approved epilepsy medication Epidiolex , it remains ...

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