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Strong US jobs growth makes 'mockery' of market fears

Mr Trump named Mr Powell to the helm of the Fed at the start of the year but has been a frequent and vocal critic, blaming Mr Powell and the Fed for raising rat...


Apple Stock Price Plunges After Earnings Warning

Earlier, in Europe, shares in fashion firm Burberry were almost 6 percent lower. Apple on Wednesday evening cut its revenue guidance for its crucial holiday...


China confirms trade talks with United States beginning Monday

China's Commerce Ministry said Friday that U.S. deputy trade representative JeffreyGerrish would hold negotiations with Chinese officials on January 7-8 in ...


Qualcomm kickstarts iPhone sales ban

The injunction is effective as soon as Qualcomm posts the required bonds which will be completed within a few days. At the heart of the dispute in the German ...


Sino-US Trade Talks to Be Held in China Next Week - Beijing

Deputy US Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead the Washington delegation and will discuss "implementing the important consensus" reached by Trump ...


Here's What Analysts Are Saying About Apple's Slowing iPhone Sales

In response to the news, Apple's stock fell eight percent in after-hours trading yesterday and remains down since the markets opened today. -China trade tension...


India stops printing Rs 2,000 note, two years after its shock launch

Centre has stopped printing them a bid to slowly stop their circulation as per a report in The Print . The critics also included bankers like Uday Kotak (M...


Apple Says Cheap Battery Swaps To Blame For Wonky Sales

Sadly, this all merely amounts to more bad news for the company, whose stock shed an additional 9 percent during Wednesday and early-Thursday trading upon the r...


Oil falls to $53 on economic worries and surging supply

Global benchmark Brent crude climbed nearly 4 percent percent to near $56 a barrel in London trading, while West Texas Intermediate oil leaped as well, eras...


US team to visit China for trade talks

China's major state-owned grain stockpiler also said it had resumed buying USA soybeans, and Beijing announced it would suspend extra tariffs on US-made cars ...


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

Almost one-third of all new vehicles sold in Norway in 2018 were electric, breaking a world record for such sales, the country's independent road federation sai...


Union sues GM, says laid-off workers should replace temps

Assembly Plant and not transferring senior employees from a shuttered OH plant. The union claims GM is circumventing the contract by using temporary employees. ...


Ohio Lands Spot On 2018 List Of States With Most Outbound Moves

Four Western states filled out the top 5: Oregon, Idaho , Nevada and Arizona. In tune with this trend, Arizona (60.2 percent) joined the list of Top Ten inboun...


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

Having some fun with that old joke that police officers love to eat doughnuts , the Lexington Police Department tweeted photos of three different officers cryi...


IL is among top states for outbound moves

The study shows Vermont as the top state for people to move to in 2018. New Jersey residents are on the outs with their state. A new study from United ...


C to get security programme

Ahead of the above implementation, some companies have taken some steps to protect their devices from unauthorised wired connection issues. The USB Type-C Au...


Protest at Huntingdon Railway Station against rise in fares

Bruce Williamson, from campaign group Railfuture, said: "After a bad year of timetable chaos, passengers are being rewarded with yet another kick in the wallet"...


Girl Scout cookie season begins

Other cookies offered in 2019 are: S'mores, Thin Mints, Caramel deLites/Samoas, Peanut Butter Patties/Tagalongs, Shortbread/Trefoils, Do-si-dos/Peanut Butter Sa...


Maniacal Man Assaults Female McDonald's Clerk, Gets a Knuckle Sandwich

An intense fight broke out at a McDonald's in St. Petersburg, Florida, after a customer attacked an employee. Starting January 1st the city told restaurants t...


Apple drops iPhone bombshell on already reeling stock market

The other new product was the lower priced iPhone XR , which came in different colors and cost less than the iPhone XS because of its cheaper components. App...


Nick Ferrari Grills Senior Rail Official Over 3.1% Fare Rise For Commuters

A spokesman for the Rail Delivery Group, which represents train operators and Network Rail, said: "We know people want more comfortable journeys and money from ...


The Network showed the "appearance" of the new Tesla Model C

Calls to the stores indicated they had a mix of Model 3 sedans that could be picked up today. Tesla announced a $2,000 price cut on each of its vehicles - t...


Minimum wage goes up in Ohio

Of course, a higher minimum wage that gives workers the same income as before but with fewer hours is still a benefit, allowing them to save on things like ch...


Cathay Pacific accidentally sells $16,000 premium tickets for $675

Passengers scooped first and business class seats for bargain prices after Cathay Pacific messed up its pricing. "Oh my goodness this is an unbelievable fare"...


USA stocks gain in final session; 2018 sees biggest decline since 2008

The three major benchmark indexes have suffered steep losses in a miserable December, as they all plummeted more than 9.5 percent for the month amid grave conce...


Tesla shares drop on disappointing quarterly performance

The company also fell just short of its promise to deliver 100,000 Model S and Model X vehicles during the year. The electric vehicle maker's shares fell by m...


Mystery as 6 passengers fall ill on U.S. flight

WFLA-TV reported health officials boarded the plane when it landed at Tampa International Airport on Tuesday afternoon and the sick passengers were removed. How...


Activision Blizzard Plans to Fire CFO Spencer Neumann for Unknown Reasons

Activision Blizzard has terminated Neumann "for violating his legal obligations to the Company". Neumann also worked at Disney prior to coming on as CFO at Act...


Oil prices rise amid trade optimism

Meanwhile, oil prices edged higher on Monday, the last day of 2018, but were en route for their first annual drop in three years as fears of a slowing global ec...


Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn's Jail Detention Extended Again

Tokyo prosecutors say they consider Ghosn - a Brazilian-born Frenchman of Lebanese ancestry - to be a flight risk. The decision to extend Ghosn's time in dete...


New Year's Day Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $415 million

Three other jackpots were also awarded in the Mega Millions game a year ago, including two worth at least $450 million. There have been 19 consecutive drawing...


New year brings new minimum wage throughout NY

The current minimum wage in Florida is $8.25. This brings to 29 the number of states with higher minimum wages than the federal level. A two-egg breakfast w...


Kentucky Police Officers post photos 'grieving' over loss of doughnut truck

The Lexington Police Department posted a few photos online depicting the heartbroken officers with their heads cast down. "Police said the truck driver noti...


Kentucky Police Cry Over Burnt Krispy Kreme Truck; Doughnut Humor Ensues

Given that fact, police posted some "emotional" pictures "mourning" the loss of the truck. It's not clear what caused the accident, but the police department ...


Christmas tree disposal opens January 5 in Ottawa

The Massachusetts fire marshal's office is reminding people to get rid of Christmas trees soon before they spark a fire. The City of Kamloops is encouraging r...


Minimum wage workers get New Year pay raise

Five million workers will get a raise on January 1 when new minimum wage requirements take effect in 20 states and almost two dozen cities around the U.S. That ...


U.S. crude oil inventories increase last week: API

Oil prices fell to their lowest in nearly 18 months this week and are down more than 20% for the year, depressed by rising U.S. supply and concern over global ...


Local Business Will Collect Your Christmas Tree, Curbside

You can recycle your tree for free if you drop it off at the municipal leaf and yard depot in Chatham or Romney. With the help of the City of Boise, people ...


Tax Program Comes to an End for Tesla Buyers

Tesla is moving Model 3 production to Europe in January, probably knowing the tax credit phase-out would curtail sales of the current model. Those additions...


Sears at WestShore Plaza closing in January

Only Lampert's ESL offered to buy the entire company. Liquidation sales at these stores are expected to begin in two weeks. A USA bankruptcy court judge m...


Families of captured Ukrainian sailors were paid monetary assistance

The TCG is a diplomatic group of representatives from Ukraine, Russia and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe that was formed to facilitate ...


Tesla Announces Two New Board Members Without Manufacturing Experience

The board added Mr Ellison, who bought 3 million shares of Tesla stock earlier this year, and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, who is in charge of human resources at ...


Durex recollects condoms in Canada, saying they failed shelf-life assessments

The company says the affected products are Durex Real Feel Extra Lubricated 10 cm condoms and Durex Real Feel 20 cm condoms. The company voluntarily posted th...


Beware, Netflix users. Another phishing scam is targeting you

Check it out. If you have concerns about the email, contact the company directly . A police department is warning of a Netflix email phishing scam that is ...


Royal Mail Apologises And Withdraws Stamp Design After D-Day Photograph Blunder

However, after a preview of the stamp was put on the Royal Mail's Twitter feed, historians and others noticed that it actually showed U.S. troops wading ash...


United Kingdom retailer HMV facing administration for second time in six years

It is the second time in six years that HMV Retail has come close to becoming insolvent. The collapse is being blamed on a decline in the UK CD and DVD ...


Seven people injured after jet bridge collapses at BWI Airport, FAA says

Passengers on board the flight involved with the jet bridge incident described the situation as "traumatic". Multiple emergency services personnel responded t...


Suspected Malware Attack Causes L.A. Times Newspaper Delivery Interruptions

In a note posted on the Union-Tribune's website, Light described a computer virus that affected the computer systems for Tribune Publishing , the media company...


US Trade Team To Travel To China For Talks

He stated, "The two sides have indeed made specific arrangements for face-to-face consultations in January in addition to continuing intensive telephone consult...


Land Rover Defender Is Finally Coming Soon

When it returns for the 2020 model year, the new Defender will represent the most complete redesign in Series Land Rover history. The Defender lasted in Nor...