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Top Democrat: Trump says he'd shut government for years

Top Democrat: Trump says he'd shut government for years

He then left without taking questions from reporters. Dubbed the "For the People Act", the legislation marks an effort by Democrats to set a tone of good government as they take the majority followi...

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Cleveland officials investigating what made passengers sick on Tampa-bound flight

Cleveland officials investigating what made passengers sick on Tampa-bound flight

According to officials at Tampa International Airport, six passengers on Frontier Airlines Flight 1397 from Cleveland to Tampa got sick aboard the plane, causing alarm among other passengers. "Results...

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$1M winning BC lotto ticket expires today and someone has it

$1M winning BC lotto ticket expires today and someone has it

Since no one claimed the prize , BCLC will not release the name of the place where the ticket was bought. Kelly says that BCLC is also still waiting for the victor of last week's $39.5-million Lott...

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Hundreds of Iowans freed from student loan debt

Hundreds of Iowans freed from student loan debt

Attorney General Pam Bondi and 48 other attorneys general today announced a multistate settlement agreement with a for-profit education company , Career Education Corporation, to reform its recruitin...

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OPEC Oil Exports To The US Fall To Five-Year Low

OPEC Oil Exports To The US Fall To Five-Year Low

West Texas Intermediate for February gained $1.60 to $47.01 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 11:45 a.m. local time, recouping an earlier fall to near $44. Others are not sitting idle, w...

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Google moved almost €20bn through Dutch shell firm

Google moved almost €20bn through Dutch shell firm

Google told Reuters in a statement that the company pays 'all of the taxes due and comply with the tax laws in every country we operate in around the world'. For more than a decade the arrangement has...

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China confirms United States trade talks in Beijing next week

China confirms United States trade talks in Beijing next week

Gerrish has been mentored by Robert Lighthizer, the USA trade representative who is particularly hawkish on China. At a summit in Argentina late previous year, U.S. "And I think that that puts a l...

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MoD removes anti-drone military hardware from Gatwick

MoD removes anti-drone military hardware from Gatwick

He said the investment was made "in the days immediately after" the disruption but declined to give details, saying only that it had "equivalent capabilities" to the technology used by the military. Y...

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Dow Jones Crashes 600 Points After Apple Issues Gloomy Sales Forecast

Dow Jones Crashes 600 Points After Apple Issues Gloomy Sales Forecast

Apple's shares fell by 10%, taking its value - which past year saw it become the first listed company to be worth more than $1tn - below $700bn. The news sent Apple shares tumbling in after-hours ...

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Square Names Activision Blizzard’s Ahuja as Finance Chief

Square Names Activision Blizzard’s Ahuja as Finance Chief

The publisher terminated its CFO , Spencer Neumann, early in the week, and now Blizzard's CFO, Amrita Ahuja, is leaving for Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey's mobile payment company, Square. "I believe...

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GM names Mark Reuss president

GM names Mark Reuss president

According to a company-issued statement, GM has noted that the manufacturer will be doubling its resources dedicated to electric and autonomous vehicle development. "With our current lineup of outstan...

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'Fat Cat Friday': Top executives' pay overtakes average worker's - in three days

'Fat Cat Friday': Top executives' pay overtakes average worker's - in three days

Published on what it calls "Fat Cat Friday", the report says excessive pay and the culture of "superstar" chief executives was increasingly being seen as a failure of corporate governance, hitting t...

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Annual house price growth slows to weakest pace in nearly six years

Annual house price growth slows to weakest pace in nearly six years

Wales also outperformed the United Kingdom average with prices up 4% over the year. House prices in London and southern England saw a small decline of 0.2%. Lucy Pendleton, founder director of indep...

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Hemp Farmers Optimistic for the Future

Hemp Farmers Optimistic for the Future

Evo Hemp's product line now consists of organic fruit and nut bars, protein bars, shelled hempseed, hemp protein, hempseed oil and CBD tinctures and CBD soft-gel capsules. Sen. Gabbard is a huge pr...

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Apple cuts revenue estimates, blames weak iPhone sales, cheap battery replacements

Apple cuts revenue estimates, blames weak iPhone sales, cheap battery replacements

Wednesday was the first time that Apple issued a warning on its revenue guidance ahead of releasing quarterly results since the iPhone was launched in 2007. After Apple's first revenue warning in al...

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RBI scales down printing of ₹2,000 note to minimum: Finance Ministry official

RBI scales down printing of ₹2,000 note to minimum: Finance Ministry official

When the Rs 2,000 note was launched, it had been decided that the printing would be "scaled down", since the new high currency value note was meant for "remonetisation", said the official. During the ...

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What are the world's safest airlines for 2019?

What are the world's safest airlines for 2019?

AirlineRatings.com said: "The Australian airline has been a leader in the development of: Future Air Navigation System; the flight data recorder to monitor plane and later crew performance; automatic ...

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US team to visit China for trade talks

US team to visit China for trade talks

A working team led by Deputy US Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will come to China to have "positive and constructive discussions" with Chinese counterparts, China's commerce ministry said in a s...

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Qualcomm posts bonds to ban Apple iPhone sales in Germany

Qualcomm posts bonds to ban Apple iPhone sales in Germany

The court in the German city of Munich had ruled in favour of Qualcomm last month but said an injunction banning sales of affected iPhones could only be imposed immediately if the company put down a...

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India exempts rupee payments for Iran oil from hefty taxes: Government order

India exempts rupee payments for Iran oil from hefty taxes: Government order

India's biggest refiner expects Iran to invest in a refinery expansion project at one of its subsidiaries after New Delhi made a decision to facilitate the repayment of about $1.5 billion in outstan...

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ICBC rate hike approved

ICBC applied for the increase in December while B.C. Attorney General David Eby continues to address ICBC's financial losses. During the last fiscal year, ICBC lost $1.3 billion. In January, Eby war...

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'Flash-crash' hits Asia currency markets on Thursday morning

'Flash-crash' hits Asia currency markets on Thursday morning

Apple now expects revenue of $84 billion for the quarter, about 9 percent lower than the $91.3 billion estimate from analysts polled by FactSet. The company's shares fell 7.6 percent to $146 in after-...

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'No words.' Officers mourn burned up Krispy Kreme truck

'No words.' Officers mourn burned up Krispy Kreme truck

KSFY affiliate WKYT reports the truck caught fire Monday near Man O' War Boulevard and Pink Pigeon Parkway just after its driver had made a delivery in Morehead. The posts spread across social media a...

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GM hit 200,000 U.S. electric vehicles sold in 2018

GM hit 200,000 U.S. electric vehicles sold in 2018

Finally, the benefit will disappear entirely in April 2020. GM declined to comment to both Roadshow and Reuters because its quarterly sales figures will be released on Thursday. Meanwhile, shares of...

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Waymo’s Self-Driving Cars Being Vandalised in US

Waymo’s Self-Driving Cars Being Vandalised in US

In the city of Chandler, Arizona, residents who say they fear for their safety have gone on the attack against driverless vehicles more than twenty times, according to a report from the New York Time...

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Kansas ranks 5th in nation for people moving from state

Kansas ranks 5th in nation for people moving from state

Four Western states filled out the top 5 "moved to" list - Oregon, Idaho , Nevada and Arizona. "The Northeast region continues to see more residents leaving than moving in, with 57 percent of all m...

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USB Type-C Authentication Program launched to protect your devices

USB Type-C Authentication Program launched to protect your devices

The new spec enables OEMs to protect against these types of attacks by having the host system authenticate a USB device, cable, or charger . Though this issue exists with USB-A, the problem is compou...

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Rail fares rise by 3.1% in England and Wales

Rail fares rise by 3.1% in England and Wales

Walkouts by the hardline Rail Maritime and Transport union, supported by Labour , have caused chaos, with more than 60 days of protests on Northern and South Western past year. Rail, Maritime and T...

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Hackers hold 9/11 insurers to ransom

Hackers hold 9/11 insurers to ransom

This is not the first incident regarding the group, known as the Dark Overlord. Although it's still encrypted, they have given notice of their intention to release the appropriate decryption keys unle...

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BC housing market showing signs of moderation: Assessment agency

BC housing market showing signs of moderation: Assessment agency

Commercial and industrial properties saw an increase of between 10 and 20 per cent across most of the province, with some markets around Metro Vancouver increasing up to 30 per cent. The sixth-placed ...

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In Norway, nearly a third of new cars sold are electric

In Norway, nearly a third of new cars sold are electric

The independent Norwegian Road Federation announced on Wednesday that 31.2 percent of all vehicle sales in 2018 were electric, Reuters reported , an increase from 20.8 percent in 2017 and just 5.5 pe...

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Qatar to impose 100 percent tax on alcohol

Qatar to impose 100 percent tax on alcohol

If you want a drink in Qatar you can expect to be paying through the nose after a 100 per cent tax was introduced. "The law includes a 100% tax on tobacco and its products and energy drinks, and a...

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Apple issues rare earnings guidance revision, lowers forecast by $9 billion

Apple issues rare earnings guidance revision, lowers forecast by $9 billion

Apple blamed China's slowing economy, which has been compounded by the impact of a growing trade war with the U.S. President Donald Trump, who has targeted China's trade policies as "unfair", has levi...

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Gas Prices to Surge

Gas Prices to Surge

The nation's yearly gas bill will fall to $386 billion dollars, a drop of $2.5 billion over previous year as the average household sees their annual gas spending fall slightly to $1,991, down $25 from...

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These New Girl Scout Cookies Will Make Your New Year Even Sweeter

These New Girl Scout Cookies Will Make Your New Year Even Sweeter

World: meet the gluten-free Caramel Chocolate Chip cookie . Other cookies offered in 2019 are: S'mores, Thin Mints, Caramel deLites/Samoas, Peanut Butter Patties/Tagalongs, Shortbread/Trefoils, Do-...

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