• Trump signs law guaranteeing back pay for federal workers
Trump signs law guaranteeing back pay for federal workers

She added that unless the government reopens this week, they should find another date - it's now January 29 - or Trump should deliver the address in writing . The group of Dems that met at the White House on Wednesday, in a statement released before the meeting, reiterated the position of Democratic leadership: that the government must be reope...

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  • UK PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote
UK PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

French President Emmanuel Macron (C) prepares to pose with the president of the European Council Donald Tusk (L), British Prime Minister Theresa May (2-L), the Netherland's Prime Minister Mark Rutte (2-R) and the president of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker (R), as they meet for a working session prior to the G20 Summit on November 30...

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to join House Financial Services Committee
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to join House Financial Services Committee

The Bronx-born socialist vowed to inspect the student loan crisis and examine private prisons. It oversees big banks, lending, and the financial sector. But despite Trump's refusal to even entertain a question about her remark, Ocasio-Cortez seems to be calling it a victory. But Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive Democrats who are poised to join...

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  • U.S. says China's death sentence against Canadian 'politically motivated'
U.S. says China's death sentence against Canadian 'politically motivated'

The two countries have been at odds since early December, when Canadian police arrested Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], on a US extradition request as part of an investigation into suspected violations of USA trade sanctions.

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  • Ayesha Curry takes shot at President Trump over Clemson fast food meal
Ayesha Curry takes shot at President Trump over Clemson fast food meal

Now, they see that loss happening every week the shutdown lasts, according to a CNBC report citing an unnamed official. The fast-food feast apparently startled some of the players. Lindsey Graham to reopen the government on a short term basis to allow for time to negotiate, Graham said Tuesday night that he and a bipartisan group of senators we...

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  • Passenger with gun slips past security in Atlanta during shutdown
Passenger with gun slips past security in Atlanta during shutdown

Durham said that the airport had brought in more "customer engagement agents" to guide passengers. After 1 p.m., Monday, all restaurants and shops in those terminals will be closed, after being shuttered Saturday and Sunday afternoons. While there may be no pay, there were tacos on Monday morning, as federal employees at the airport were treated ...

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  • Three New iPhones Reported For This Year
Three New iPhones Reported For This Year

The camera setup will be a change for the iPhone XR successor as the existing model has a single camera on the back. Only the day before yesterday, Apple cut down its production estimates for the 2018 iPhone lineup. While the XS and XS Max are proper flagships with OLED screens, XR is a "budget" device and thus, comes with an LCD panel. The s...

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  • Jaguar Land Rover facing
Jaguar Land Rover facing "perfect storm"

The issues at JLR have arisen as Ford is also looking to cut back on its workforce numbers in Europe . Thursday's move is part of a £2.5 billion ($3.2 billion) push announced past year to reduce costs and boost cash flow through 2020. The company said in July past year that it needed more certainty around Brexit in order to continue investing ...

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  • Trump summit with Kim Jong-un 'IMMINENT'
Trump summit with Kim Jong-un 'IMMINENT'

According to the official readout by China's Xinhua News Agency of Kim and Xi's meeting this week in Beijing , Xi "supported [North Korea] and the United States holding summits and achieving results". The unannounced trip was largely shrouded in secrecy. Beijing stands ready to "play a positive and constructive role in maintaining peace an...

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  • China lodges 'stern' protest over U.S. warship sailing through South China Sea
China lodges 'stern' protest over U.S. warship sailing through South China Sea

He publicly said he's eager to make a deal that benefits both sides while also stressing that China's slowing economy and falling stock market signal the country is more desperate than the USA for a speedy outcome. They are different to the Spratley Islands - a series of artificial islands constructed by the Chinese and which have been fitted wit...

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  • London Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, halts flights following another ‘drone sighting’
London Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, halts flights following another ‘drone sighting’

It added it first received the reports at about 5:05 p.m. Tuesday. She said: "It is crucial that our plans maximise the benefits of expansion across the country, including for the communities closest to us". Arriving planes, however, continued to land at Heathrow. Chris Grayling announced on Monday this week that he is seeking changes to the la...

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  • Passengers scoop bargain premium seats after Cathay Pacific error
Passengers scoop bargain premium seats after Cathay Pacific error

In that case, Hong Kong Airlines misfiled business class fares from Los Angeles and San Francisco to a number of Asian destinations for as little as $US531. On Wednesday, the company said the massive discount was a "mistake" but added it would stil honor the sales. "If they didn't honor the tickets, people would end up hating Cathay more beca...

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  • Tesla Slashes US Prices on Vehicles as Demand, Share Price Falter
Tesla Slashes US Prices on Vehicles as Demand, Share Price Falter

Shares of Tesla fell by more than 6 per cent during the first trading day of 2019 after the electric-car company released its delivery figures for the end of 2018, which modestly fell short of Wall Street expectations compiled by FactSet.

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  • CenturyLink outage that affected Arizona customers continues Friday
CenturyLink outage that affected Arizona customers continues Friday

The outage only affected wireless 911 call, not landline calls. The Iowa State Patrol said a county's 911 cellphone calls were being routed to the agency's office in Des Moines. Counties all over the USA reported downtimes of their 911 call centers over the past hours, impacting states such as Washington , Oregon , Minnesota , Massachusetts...

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  • Wall Street banks reassure US Treasury amid big market falls
Wall Street banks reassure US Treasury amid big market falls

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called top US bankers on Sunday amid the pullback in stocks and said he was calling a meeting of financial regulators to discuss ways to ensure "normal market operations". They have record kinds of numbers. US stocks have dropped sharply in recent weeks on concerns over weaker economic growth. But while the p...

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  • Transformer explosion creates electric blue skyline in New York
Transformer explosion creates electric blue skyline in New York

Use promo code ANAL PROBE #bluelight'. "You start to try and figure out what it can be, but nothing made sense". Someone else added: 'Sort of depressing to know that the apocalypse will begin with people on Twitter posting, 'What the f*** was that'.

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  • Last-minute shoppers hit the stores on Christmas Eve
Last-minute shoppers hit the stores on Christmas Eve

Claus or the Grinch will get on the hill for free at Sunshine Village. Publix: Open until 7:00 p.m. One store, the Kohl's in the College Grove strip mall (3450 College Ave.), has been open 24 hours since December 21. Family Dollar is also open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day , but the local stores can decide if they want to have abbrevia...

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  • Carlos Ghosn could win bail as court quashes bid to extend detention
Carlos Ghosn could win bail as court quashes bid to extend detention

A Tokyo district court on Thursday refused the prosecutors' attempts to hold him for longer, raising the prospect that he could be freed on bail. The Nissan spokesman said the company can't comment on "the sequence of events leading to Kelly's detention by the Prosecutors Office, who acted at their discretion".

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  • Markets Right Now: Stocks wobble after two days of drops
Markets Right Now: Stocks wobble after two days of drops

For the day, the Nasdaq index fell nearly 3%, the S&P 500 tumbled more than 2%, and the Dow slid 1.8%. However, selling set in by afternoon with some of the major technology firms - that led the market's rally earlier this year - experiencing some of the most bruising falls.

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  • Wall Street walloped by Fed fallout, shutdown fears
Wall Street walloped by Fed fallout, shutdown fears

Italy's 10-year yield plunged 17 basis points to 2.77 per cent. "We have brought that down a bit and now think it is more likely that the economy will grow in a way that will call for two interest rate increases over the course of next year", the Federal Reserve Chairman said .

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