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European Union diplomat says 'narrow path' to a Brexit trade deal is 'visible'

European Union diplomat says 'narrow path' to a Brexit trade deal is 'visible'

Britain is seeking fresh deals, having cited the freedom to strike bilateral agreements as a benefit of leaving the EU. "The prime minister made clear that not being able to reach an agreement and...

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European Union moves to rein in U.S. tech giants

European Union moves to rein in U.S. tech giants

However, perhaps the most worrying provision for the tech giants in the DMA is one that stipulates that if a firm is fined three times within five years it will be classed as a repeat offender and reg...

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Burger King shares hit 20% upper circuit, up 177% from issue price

Burger King shares hit 20% upper circuit, up 177% from issue price

On BSE, the share gained 16% to Rs 160.55 against previous close of Rs 138.40. The stock opened at ₹115.35, a huge premium of 92.25% against the issue price on the BSE. Market cap of the firm rose...

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China's consumer spending gains steam to underpin growth

China's consumer spending gains steam to underpin growth

The four top-tier cities saw a 3.9 percent growth year-on-year in their new home prices, 0.2 percentage points less than that from the previous month, according to the NBS. Communications equipment sa...

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Asteroid samples from Hayabusa-2 space probe leave Japanese scientists `speechless`

Asteroid samples from Hayabusa-2 space probe leave Japanese scientists `speechless`

On 14 December the pan-shaped capsule, 40 centimetres (15 inches) in diameter, was opened for the first time since its touchdown in Australia on 6 December, with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agen...

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This Is What Your Future Amazon Robotaxi Will Look Like

This Is What Your Future Amazon Robotaxi Will Look Like

Ther vehicle also doesn't have a steering wheel. This allows Zoox to turn the driver and front passenger seats towards the rear (there is no "rear" to speak of here, but more on that in a second) fo...

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Mark Zuckerberg, Mukesh Ambani Address the Audience

Mark Zuckerberg, Mukesh Ambani Address the Audience

The Facebook CEO also noted that the company tests many of its new features in India first before it rolls them out globally. In April this year, Facebook had announced an investment of $5.7 billion (...

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Australia blasts China on apparent coal ban

Australia blasts China on apparent coal ban

China has consistently said Australia is entirely responsible for disruptions in economic and political ties motivated by what it sees as anti-Chinese bias among Australian politicians, civic leader...

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WPI: Wholesale Inflation Rises To 9-Month High In November

WPI: Wholesale Inflation Rises To 9-Month High In November

Wholesale inflation - or the rate of increase in wholesale prices determined by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) - worsened due to rising prices of manufactured products during the festival season, how...

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Canada to begin Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine roll-out

However, here's an update of which country is doing what regarding coronavirus vaccine trials. The prime minister confirmed the arrival of the first Pfizer shipment on Sunday, with more expected t...

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Negotiations Continue As UK And EU Prepare For A Post-Brexit World

Negotiations Continue As UK And EU Prepare For A Post-Brexit World

Mr Johnson , who has already been rebuffed at least three times, yesterday said:"I've repeated my offer, which is if it is necessary to talk to other capitals, I'm very happy to do that". "What reall...

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Air India Employees Bid for 51% Stake in Struggling Flag Carrier

Air India Employees Bid for 51% Stake in Struggling Flag Carrier

A group of 219 Air India Ltd. employees also submitted a bid to purchase 51% of the state-owned carrier. "We will be submitting a bid later today", he told Moneycontrol. The counsel for CALC, a gl...

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7 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Nova Scotia Saturday

7 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Nova Scotia Saturday

The plant was closed Wednesday after two cases were identified and will remain closed for another two weeks. "There is no evidence now of community transmission". "It is encouraging to see the efforts...

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Man climbs onto wing of airplane before takeoff in Las Vegas

Man climbs onto wing of airplane before takeoff in Las Vegas

Video obtained by NBC News showed the man walking on the wing, grabbing the winglet (the fin at the end of the wing), taking off his shoes and trying to climb up the winglet. Officers took the man i...

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Market dominance: California to bring antitrust lawsuit against Google

Market dominance: California to bring antitrust lawsuit against Google

Becerra, who did not join the original 48 states that announced their investigation of the company in 2019 and endured criticism that he was going soft on a company in his state, has been tapped by Pr...

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Oracle will move headquarters to Texas from California

Oracle will move headquarters to Texas from California

A majority will be able to choose their office location or continue to work from home part or full time. "Another day, another global giant moving to Texas", the state governor, Greg Abbott, said in a...

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Las Vegas Man Climbs Onto Wing Of Plane Preparing For Takeoff

Video taken by Brooke Knight shows the man on the wing, and has been watched almost 2 million times on Twitter . From there, passengers watched as the suspect walked along the wing of the Boeing 737...

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Britain, EU extend post-Brexit trade talks past Sunday deadline

Britain, EU extend post-Brexit trade talks past Sunday deadline

The PM is now holding a discussion with his cabinet to talk to them about the decision. Labour called on the government "deliver on the promise" of securing a deal to "allow us to move on as a count...

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Oil price rally builds steam as coronavirus vaccine rollouts begin

Oil price rally builds steam as coronavirus vaccine rollouts begin

Citing statistics, as a rapidly growing investors' optimism over a pandemic vaccine coupled with an OPEC+ move to ditch out a planned rise in output by 2 million barrels per day from January, had be...

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Global cues, renewed buying lift market; banking stocks rise

Global cues, renewed buying lift market; banking stocks rise

It surged by 350 pts to 46,309.63, dayt high before closing at 46,099.01, up by 139.13 pts from its previous close. MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.26 per cent at...

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AstraZeneca to buy Alexion for $39 b

AstraZeneca to buy Alexion for $39 b

That would work out to about $175 per Alexion share, nearly 50 percent above the $121 market price at the close of business on Friday. The new acquisition is expected to close in the third quarter...

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Virgin Galactic spacecraft forced to abort test flight

Virgin Galactic spacecraft forced to abort test flight

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo aborted an attempted suborbital spaceflight December 12 from Spaceport America in southern New Mexico. After the flame-out, Test pilots Dave Mackay and C.J. I am even...

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Industrial production rises 8-month high of 3.6% in Oct

Industrial production rises 8-month high of 3.6% in Oct

A downbeat performance was seen in paper and paper products (-20.2 per cent), coke and refined petroleum products (-17.3 per cent), printing and reproduction of recorded media (-12.6 per cent), appare...

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Britain's navy to protect waters in case of no

Britain's navy to protect waters in case of no

British Royal Navy boats are being prepared to patrol Britain's fishing waters as Sunday's deadline for Brexit trade negotiations between Britain and the European Union (EU) draws near, British me...

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Egypt receives first batch of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccines

Egypt receives first batch of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccines

Paul said taking the right decision was important for the nation. First results in November showed the vaccine is up to 95% effective. He urged FICCI to work with the state government to increase ...

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Hyundai Motors reportedly bought the company that made the 'parkour' robot

Hyundai Motors reportedly bought the company that made the 'parkour' robot

Hyundai Motor will acquire a US robotics company from Japanese tech group SoftBank in a deal that helps the South Korean carmaker move closer to its vision of becoming a broader smart mobility com...

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Facebook: COVID-19 vaccine not mandatory for staff

Facebook: COVID-19 vaccine not mandatory for staff

Throughout its communication regarding remote work, Facebook has said little of how it plans to reopen its offices and, more importantly, what it may require of employees to begin returning to work. T...

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Australia stops COVID-19 vaccine trials as many volunteers generate HIV antibodies

Calling the FDA "a big, old, slow turtle", Trump tweeted a message to the commissioner Friday, "Get the dam [sic] vaccines out NOW, Dr. Hahn @SteveFDA". Moderna's vaccine employs the same technology ...

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US Stock Market Overview - Stock Rise Led by Disney; Energy Lags

US Stock Market Overview - Stock Rise Led by Disney; Energy Lags

US wholesale prices edged up just 0.1% in November with the economic disruption from the pandemic continuing to suppress demand and keeping inflation at extremely low levels. Inflation has been dorman...

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Biden to nominate Chinese-American as USA trade rep

Biden to nominate Chinese-American as USA trade rep

A spokesman for the Biden transition declined to comment on the news, which was first reported by Politico. Neal said China was poised to overtake the United States as the world's largest economy ...

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U.K. to drop tariffs on US Goods in Airbus-Boeing dispute

U.K. to drop tariffs on US Goods in Airbus-Boeing dispute

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to build up ties with President-elect Joe Biden, with the U.S.'s incoming leader warning that any USA -U.K. But now its arch competitor, Boeing, will be ...

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Agricultural Reforms Will Increase Farmers' Income, Says PM Amid Protest

Agricultural Reforms Will Increase Farmers' Income, Says PM Amid Protest

Giving out the example of ethanol blending (upto 10 per cent) in petrol, Modi said this has encouraged production of ethanol in India and sugarcane farmers will greatly benefit from increased prod...

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New vehicle battery plant in Northumberland could bring 8000 jobs

New vehicle battery plant in Northumberland could bring 8000 jobs

United Kingdom battery tech investor Britishvolt has unveiled plans to build what is claimed to be Britain's first gigaplant at the former coal-fired power station in Blyth in Northumberland. 'It is...

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Asian markets look to rise on vaccine, stimulus hopes

Asian markets look to rise on vaccine, stimulus hopes

Equity gains were curbed, however, by politicians' inability to reach agreements on post-Brexit trade arrangements, and by surging Covid-19 cases that offset to some extent the effect of the vaccine i...

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Australia to make Facebook, Google pay news outlets for content

Australia to make Facebook, Google pay news outlets for content

Facebook Australia said it would review the draft legislation when it was published. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg told a news conference Tuesday the government wanted the parties to reach deals outside...

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