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White McDonald's customer charged with attacking black female employee

White McDonald's customer charged with attacking black female employee

Petersburg-area McDonald's condiment bar. "And I want her a** fired right now", said Taylor. James attempted to defend herself by punching Taylor in the face. Taylor was escorted out of the restaurant...

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Apple cuts revenue forecast on weak China sales

Cook placed the blame on "both macroeconomic and Apple-specific factors", and said that the iPhone maker failed to "foresee the magnitude of the economic deceleration" in emerging markets. In the br...

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British factories ramping up Brexit stockpiling, new data shows

British factories ramping up Brexit stockpiling, new data shows

Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index posted 53.8 in December, down from 55.3 in November", IHS Markit said . "Irish manufacturers experienced a slowdown in growth in December, with PMI dat...

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Festive cheer for beleaguered high street as John Lewis sales rise

Festive cheer for beleaguered high street as John Lewis sales rise

A last-minute flurry of Christmas Eve shoppers and early bargain hunters helped deliver a bounce in John Lewis sales in the crucial Christmas week, according to fresh figures. Its collapse comes as H...

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Roku to give direct access to more than 25 premium subscription services

Roku to give direct access to more than 25 premium subscription services

Roku says every premium channel will offer a free trial period of at least seven days, and they'll remind you before your trial period is up. "By making it easy for users to discover, subscribe to and...

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Prices rise as the minimum wage increases in several states

Prices rise as the minimum wage increases in several states

In eight states-Alaska, Florida, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, Ohio, South Dakota, and Vermont-the minimum wage automatically increases each year to keep pace with inflation. On the other end of the...

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Rail passengers face long delays to purchase 'millennial railcard'

Rail passengers face long delays to purchase 'millennial railcard'

Rail fares increase by an average of 3.1% as of today, despite punctuality falling to a 13-year low. National Rail said it was "delighted" by the rush for railcards but admitted "experiencing high ...

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Major recall after metal found in ready-to-eat sausage products

Major recall after metal found in ready-to-eat sausage products

The issue was discovered after two consumer complaints were received in December. After investigating, Zeigler notified the agency on Saturday. The recalled items include the 24 oz. The items ha...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks end dismal year on a bright note

Markets Right Now: Stocks end dismal year on a bright note

The S&P 500 closed at 2,506.85 for a gain of 21.11 points or 0.85%. The S&P 500 fell 166.76 points, or 6.2 percent. Following solid gains throughout the day , the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

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Tesla shares drop on disappointing quarterly performance

Tesla shares drop on disappointing quarterly performance

Shares of electric auto and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. tumbled Wednesday morning after the company cut vehicle prices by $2,000 and announced fourth-quarter sales figures that fell short of Wall Str...

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6 passengers confirmed sick on Frontier flight from Cleveland to Tampa

6 passengers confirmed sick on Frontier flight from Cleveland to Tampa

A WFLA reporter obtained video from the plane from when passengers were alerted to the issue. Those passengers deplaned around 4.30pm (local time). Authorities haven't provided information on the ...

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Tokyo court extends detention of Nissans former chief

Tokyo court extends detention of Nissans former chief

The Tokyo District Court reportedly approved a request from prosecutors to extend Ghosn's detention by 10 days. In Japan, formal charges can mean a suspect is detained for months, sometimes until ...

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Cathay Pacific sells $21900 premium seats for $922 in ticketing blunder

Cathay Pacific sells $21900 premium seats for $922 in ticketing blunder

Travel website Point Me to the Plane uploaded a post on New Year's Eve claiming that first class round-trip tickets were available from US$845, from Vietnam to destinations like San Francisco, New Yor...

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Despite Political Tensions, Canada Goose Opens First Store In China (NYSE:GOOS)

Despite Political Tensions, Canada Goose Opens First Store In China (NYSE:GOOS)

But that outrage didn't appear to hamper the excitement for the first Canada Goose store opening in mainland China this weekend. Canada Goose staff were seen walking up and down the queue asking...

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Wall Street gains at end of turbulent 2018

December was a particularly awful month: The S&P 500 was down 9% and the Dow was down 8.7% - the worst December since 1931 . The partial shutdown and another increase in the federal funds rate in D...

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New year brings new minimum wage throughout NY

The federal minimum wage has remained at $7.25 an hour since 2009, but in the years since, 29 states and the District of Columbia have established minimum wages above the federal level . "Whereas $15...

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Krispy Kreme truck destroyed in fire, Kentucky police mourn

No one was hurt. Other law enforcement agencies jokingly sympathized with the officers. The department captioned the photographs with, "No words". Chicago police wrote, "Condolences from Chicago"....

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Activision Blizzard plans to terminate CFO Neumann

Activision Blizzard plans to terminate CFO Neumann

He replaces David Wells, who in August said he planned to step down after 14 years at the streaming media giant. It did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Netflix wanted its next CFO t...

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Cops grieve 'Krispy Kreme Doughnuts' lost in NYE truck fire: 'No words'

Cops grieve 'Krispy Kreme Doughnuts' lost in NYE truck fire: 'No words'

WLEX reported that the driver of the truck noticed smoke coming from the back and pulled over and safely escaped. The tweet did not share much other information about how the doughnut truck caught...

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What's open and closed this New Year's holiday?

What's open and closed this New Year's holiday?

What stores are open on New Year's Eve 2018? Shoppers during Black Friday at Macy's store on 34th St.in NY on November 22, 2018. Kohl's New Year's Eve Hours: Kohl's stores will be open f...

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Amazon to Expand Whole Foods Stores

Amazon to Expand Whole Foods Stores

Amazon, the $730 billion ecommerce and cloud computing group, bought Whole Foods , the upmarket organic grocer, for $13.7 billion in 2017, greatly expanding its footprint in the $800 billion U.S. "Am...

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Tesla adds Walgreens’ Wilson-Thompson, Oracle’s Ellison to board

Tesla adds Walgreens’ Wilson-Thompson, Oracle’s Ellison to board

The news follows the company's announcement in November that board member Robyn Denholm, an executive with an Australian telecommunications firm, would be named chairman. Therefore, the company meets ...

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Kamloops residents encouraged to recycle their Christmas trees

Kamloops residents encouraged to recycle their Christmas trees

The time has come for Robeson County and Lumberton residents to begin discarding their live Christmas trees. You can also recycle your tree in the auto park of Saltdean lido and in Central park, Woo...

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See What New Year's Eve 2019 Looks Like Around the World

Below, we've rounded up the opening times of some of the country's most popular stores. We've also highlighted some spots which you might not expect to be shut. A spokeswoman recommended looking up i...

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Oil prices retreat as concerns over supply glut, economic slowdown linger

Oil prices retreat as concerns over supply glut, economic slowdown linger

Crude oil and the equity market have swung between large gains and steep losses this week as uncertainty persists over the global economy and turmoil in Washington carries on. The contract fell 1.8 ...

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CTA offering free rides for New Year's Eve

CTA offering free rides for New Year's Eve

Lyft reports New Year's Day is the second most deadly day for drivers. Riders will be able to board without tapping their Ventra or bank cards. Metro is not adding extra bus service, but passengers...

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Salisbury Sears store to close its doors in March - 47abc

Salisbury Sears store to close its doors in March - 47abc

The initial version of his rescue plan demanded that Lampert's ESL Investments hedge fund be released from liability related to any of its pre-bankruptcy transactions. Sears also owns Kmart , and the...

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Mega Millions jackpot rises to $415 million

Mega Millions jackpot rises to $415 million

Yet a $425 million jackpot awaits a lucky NC Mega Millions scratch-off ticket buyer heading into the new year. There hasn't been a victor since the $1.5 billion jackpot in October. This past year ...

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What you should know about NY minimum wage increase on December 31

What you should know about NY minimum wage increase on December 31

Eight states - Arizona, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, and Washington State- are phasing in increases that will eventually put their minimum wages at $12 to $15 an hou...

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Three lessons about nature from your old Christmas tree

Three lessons about nature from your old Christmas tree

Artificial trees are not accepted as part of this collection. You can recycle your tree for free if you drop it off at the municipal leaf and yard depot in Chatham or Romney. In the past, crews drov...

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Aphria says hostile bid from Green Growth undervalues cannabis company's stock

Aphria says hostile bid from Green Growth undervalues cannabis company's stock

Although the nascent legal marijuana sector has been rapidly consolidating, this specific offer appears particularly "strange", said Andrew Kessner, equity analyst at William O'Neil & Co. Vic Neufeld,...

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LBT to offer free rides New Year's Eve

LBT to offer free rides New Year's Eve

Starting at 7 p.m. on New Year's Eve, King County Metro is offering free rides for all customers. Year's Day. You can claim the discount by using promo code NYEPLAN18 in the Lyft app. Saskatchew...

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Israel Up in Arms Over Jordan Minister Filmed Stepping on Its Flag

Israel Up in Arms Over Jordan Minister Filmed Stepping on Its Flag

The image of the flag has been affixed to the floor just inside the entrance to the complex for several years to protest Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories and Jordan's normalised ties...

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China accuses Britain of

China accuses Britain of "pride and prejudice" over Huawei security fears

The order, which could be issued as early as January, would direct Commerce Department officials to bar US companies from buying equipment from foreign companies that pose national security risks, ...

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Trump threatens to cut aid to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras

Trump threatens to cut aid to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras

President Trump has increasingly placed pressure on Mexico, and other Latin American countries, to block migrant caravans before they make it to the southern USA border, pressure the President says is...

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