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White House seeks more German auto production in US

White House seeks more German auto production in US

The 90-day timetable started Saturday and will stave off a round of tariffs on Beijing that were scheduled to go into effect on January 1, the White House said on Monday. He told reporters that Chin...

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Huawei CFO arrested, faces extradition to U.S.

Huawei CFO arrested, faces extradition to U.S.

Investors stampeded for the safety of government debt, pushing the yield on the USA 10-year Treasury note back below 2.9 percent to its lowest level in three months. A ministry spokesman, Gao Feng, sa...

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Oil prices skid amid global stock market slump, swelling U.S. supply

Oil prices skid amid global stock market slump, swelling U.S. supply

President Donald Trump . However, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters on Thursday morning that a cut of 1 million bpd would be sufficient. Some experts saw that as a tactical move ...

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Trump optimistic despite haze around China trade

Trump optimistic despite haze around China trade

The stock markets are closed Wednesday in honor of a memorial service for the late President George H.W. Bush. The two leaders, who met on the sidelines of a Group of 20 summit in Argentina, also ma...

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Donald Trump says US-China relations make 'BIG leap forward'

Donald Trump says US-China relations make 'BIG leap forward'

The two leaders also agreed to immediately start talks on structural changes with respect to forced technology transfers, intellectual property protection, non-tariff barriers, cyber intrusions and cy...

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China-US Ceasefire Paves Way For New LNG Projects

China-US Ceasefire Paves Way For New LNG Projects

FBN's Charlie Gasparino on President Trump's trade policy. They wouldn't even acknowledge that there was a 90-day deadline under which they were operating. White House national security adviser John B...

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5.1 million lbs. of beef added to salmonella recall

5.1 million lbs. of beef added to salmonella recall

In 1985, more than 6,000 people were sickened and nine people died in a salmonella outbreak tied to tainted milk. Salmonella can cause symptoms of diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12...

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Fed likely to raise rates in December but concerns mounting: minutes

Fed likely to raise rates in December but concerns mounting: minutes

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 618 points to 25,366, a 2.5 per cent rise, in a surge that erased its November losses and put it back in positive territory for the year. Critics have expressed...

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Microsoft catching up to Apple in market value

Microsoft catching up to Apple in market value

Microsoft's market value is about $817 billion. Furthermore, Bloomberg reports, Microsoft's market cap previously matched Apple's last in 2010, eight years ago. When he took over in 2014 , the e...

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Powell: US economy healthy and rate hikes aren't automatic

Powell: US economy healthy and rate hikes aren't automatic

In his NY speech Wednesday, Powell did not dispute the widely held belief that the Fed will raise interest rates again in December, saying, "There is no preset policy" about tightening. Fed Powell dam...

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Auto tariffs being considered after GM layoff plans

Auto tariffs being considered after GM layoff plans

President Donald Trump is heralding that as proof his trade policies are creating American manufacturing jobs, but BMW says its plans date back years and remain uncertain. But GM is on the cusp of r...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham May Punish Saudi Arabia for Jamal Khashoggi's Murder

Sen. Lindsey Graham May Punish Saudi Arabia for Jamal Khashoggi's Murder

TUNIS - Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Tunisia on Tuesday, a Tunisian presidency source said . He is planned to hold talks with President Sisi on ways to boost bi...

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Donald Trump rejects his own government's report on climate change

Donald Trump rejects his own government's report on climate change

Nearly two-thirds (64%) of voters said the United States needs to be doing more to address climate change , according to a poll by Quinnipiac University in August, up from 57% who said the same...

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United States markets open lower after Donald Trump’s tariff threat

United States markets open lower after Donald Trump’s tariff threat

Following the report yesterday, Apple's stock went down a little under two percent in after-hours trading. If negotiations were unsuccessful, Mr Trump said he would also move ahead with plans to...

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BC government introduces ride-hailing legislation

BC government introduces ride-hailing legislation

A group of businesspeople say the B.C. government's legislation to allow ride-hailing in this province appears more geared to protecting the existing taxi industry. But Shauna Brail, associate profe...

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You can now place Skype calls using Amazon Alexa

You can now place Skype calls using Amazon Alexa

The good news is that Skype for Amazon Echo will be available in a handful of countries such as the US, India , Canada, and New Zealand, to name a few. At last count, Skype had around 300 milli...

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Dow dives 2.2%, moves into the red for 2018

Dow dives 2.2%, moves into the red for 2018

Nissan's US -listed shares slumped 5.1 percent after the carmaker's chairman, Carlos Ghosn, was arrested after allegedly under-reporting his income. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 119.65 points, or 1...

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Bitcoin sinks to new 13-month low

Bitcoin sinks to new 13-month low

However, this stability and so-called maturity of the market didn't really last long. The free fall in crypto prices is pretty steep at the moment. It left Bitcoin valued just above $4,300 (£3,342...

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One dead, 227 injured during fuel tax protests around France

One dead, 227 injured during fuel tax protests around France

About 125,000 protesters were involved in 2000 demonstrations around France, the Interior Ministry said . Sputnik France was able to speak to multiple yellow vest protesters across Paris and Ni...

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Boeing’s safety analyses under review after deadly Lion Air crash

Boeing’s safety analyses under review after deadly Lion Air crash

Earlier in November, Boeing a safety update to pilots flying the 737 MAX airliner, and warned of a possible fault in a sensor that could send the aircraft into a violent nosedive. "The FAA is not doin...

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Oil Crashes After Trump Says Prices Should Be 'Much Lower'

Oil Crashes After Trump Says Prices Should Be 'Much Lower'

This in turn has offered a bounce for oil prices with Brent crude jumping 1.4%, potentially establishing a near term bottom. Brent crude settled up 65 cents, or 1 percent, at $66.12 a barrel, afte...

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Amazon's two HQ2 picks are suddenly white-hot real estate markets

Amazon's two HQ2 picks are suddenly white-hot real estate markets

But the influx is sure to swell already-high home prices and apartment rents and could overwhelm public transportation systems. In the bid to lure Amazon , Dallas didn't promise the $2.1 billio...

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Major oil producers foresee oversupply, edge closer to production cuts

Oil prices are staging a comeback, driving Brent crude oil above $70 following an announcement from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia indicating that the world's major crude producers plan to cut supply ...

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Amazon has chosen NYC, Northern Virginia for split HQ2, sources say

Amazon has chosen NYC, Northern Virginia for split HQ2, sources say

Other cities could also receive major sites, according to people familiar with the talks. Amazon's plan to split its second headquarters, dubbed "HQ2" , evenly between two cities will boost its pre...

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United States ratchets up pressure on Iran with resumption of sanctions

United States ratchets up pressure on Iran with resumption of sanctions

On Monday, the Trump administration said all the sanctions against Iran that were lifted as part of the 2015 nuclear deal will be reinstated. On Sunday, some Iranians marked the 39 anniversary o...

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The Democrats in the age of Trump

The Democrats in the age of Trump

Republicans are counting on Trump's frenetic campaign pace in the final days to help them retain or even expand their narrow Senate majority. All 435 seats in the US House are up for re-election...

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Iran urges United Nations to hold Washington accountable over 'illegal' sanctions

Iran urges United Nations to hold Washington accountable over 'illegal' sanctions

The crippling sanctions cover Iran's banking and energy sectors and reinstate penalties for countries and companies in Europe, Asia and elsewhere that do not halt Iranian oil imports. The list targets...

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When do the midterm elections 2018 results expected to come out?

When do the midterm elections 2018 results expected to come out?

These 411 women, men and L.G.B.T candidates are running for the House, Senate and governorship . Days later, an avid Trump supporter was arrested for mailing pipe bombs to prominent critics of th...

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Amazon is changing its free shipping option for the holiday season

Amazon is changing its free shipping option for the holiday season

Amazon has decided that it doesn't want to miss out on those precious holiday dollars, and because of that, it's going to open up free two-day shipping to anyone who buys something through its store....

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Apple warns weakness in emerging markets could hamper sales, shares sink

Apple warns weakness in emerging markets could hamper sales, shares sink

On the call with analysts, Apple CEO Tim Cook tried to explain the decision to do away with unit sales figures by way of a grocery store analogy. Cook said that Apple has had productive discussion...

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