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Toyota plans to recall 1 million vehicles over possible fire risk

Toyota plans to recall 1 million vehicles over possible fire risk

In Canada, Prius models from model years 2016 through 2018 are affected. The company said Wednesday that there is an issue with the engine wire harness which can pose a fire risk. About half, or 554...

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Amazon launches Hindi website, app to take on Google, Flipkart in India

Amazon launches Hindi website, app to take on Google, Flipkart in India

According to Amazon executives, the website is now available in five worldwide languages, including English and Hindi. The problem is many of these retailers are available only in English, a languag...

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Students’ Fake McDonald’s Poster Goes Unnoticed for 51 Days

Jevh Maravilla, who has Filipino heritage, made a decision to replace the faces of the models on the walls of the fast food chain with his own. A couple of friends in Texas are going viral for a ...

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Oil prices jump as US rigs evacuated

Oil prices jump as US rigs evacuated

The Brent crude oil - the worldwide benchmark for oil prices - was trading at $78.01 per barrel, however, closed trading at $79.38 per barrel. Brent crude oil LCOc1 was up 45 cents at $78.09 a barre...

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South Africa in recession for first time since 2009, rand slumps

Massive declines in the agricultural, transport and retail sectors have dragged the South African economy into recession after almost a decade of growth. "We didn't think we would have the second cont...

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An Upset: Pressley Topples Capuano In Nationally Watched 7th District Race

An Upset: Pressley Topples Capuano In Nationally Watched 7th District Race

Michael Capuano in the state's 7th Congressional District", Nik DeCosta-Klipa wrote . Pressley, a Boston city councilor, and Capuano were both ardent progressives with a few differences. Pressley'...

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The South African economy is mouldy toast

The South African economy is mouldy toast

That optimism has faded as structural reforms weren't implemented fast enough and global trade wars and turmoil in other emerging markets soured sentiment. The GDP figures could also draw the attentio...

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Amazon becomes second United States company to be worth US$1 trillion

Amazon becomes second United States company to be worth US$1 trillion

United States tech stocks have largely enjoyed years of gains as stock markets hit record levels - with a few wobbles along the way. Apple took nearly 38 years as a public company to achieve the t...

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Amazon Won’t Be Second to Apple for Long

Amazon Won’t Be Second to Apple for Long

Amazon has briefly become the second US-listed firm to have a market value of more than $1 trillion (£779bn). And they first hit $1,000 on October 27, 2017. Amazon also operates the world's larges...

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US oil prices rise as Gulf oil rigs evacuated ahead of hurricane

US oil prices rise as Gulf oil rigs evacuated ahead of hurricane

The escalating U.S. -China trade war deterred hedge funds and other money managers from opening new positions in the WTI and Brent benchmarks, with total bets dropping to their lowest since 2016 in th...

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Turkey hikes tax on forex deposits to prop up lira

Turkey hikes tax on forex deposits to prop up lira

Turkish media reported Thursday that deputy central bank deputy governor Erkan Kilimci was stepping down from the job he has held for the last two years to a new post at the Development Bank of ...

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Raghuram Rajan responsible for India’s declining economy: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Raghuram Rajan responsible for India’s declining economy: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Holding former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan accountable for slowdown in the economy, Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar today said that it wasn't demonetisation but dele...

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White workers at S Africa's Sasol strike over 'racial exclusion'

White workers at S Africa's Sasol strike over 'racial exclusion'

The union, on Sunday, described the strike as "the first time in the history of South Africa that white employees strike because of racial exclusion". Sasol, which employs around 26 000 people in Sout...

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Australian model Sinead McNamara found dead on billionaire's yacht 'died by hanging'

Australian model Sinead McNamara found dead on billionaire's yacht 'died by hanging'

Only the boat's crew are said to have been on the Queen Mayan IV when the Instagram blogger was found, according to The Australian newspaper. Only days before her death, the model was posting sn...

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Ikea in India fined after customer finds caterpillar in food

Ikea in India fined after customer finds caterpillar in food

Ikea India has been fined after a customer found a caterpillar in a rice dish served at its store in the southern city of Hyderabad . The incident happened on Friday. "Our team of health inspecto...

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Meghan McCain Takes Aim At Trump In Eulogy For John McCain

Meghan McCain Takes Aim At Trump In Eulogy For John McCain

A service held at the National Cathedral Saturday featured eulogies from McCain's daughter Meghan and former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush . Many assumed that he was referring to Pres...

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Coca-Cola acquires coffee chain in the UK

Coca-Cola acquires coffee chain in the UK

Last year, it started selling Coca-Cola Coffee Plus in Japan and Australia, expanding it to Vietnam this year. At its most recent numbers Premier Inn saw sales grow by 4.3%, though these were driven...

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Petrol, diesel prices scale new peaks today on rupee woes

Petrol, diesel prices scale new peaks today on rupee woes

Since 16 August, petrol prices have risen by over Rs 2 per litre. The effect of rising crude oil prices in the global market has also contributed to the weakening of the Indian Rupee which sank ...

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Papa John's founder seeks court help in battle with company

Papa John's founder seeks court help in battle with company

A class action suit has been filed against Papa John's and some of its officers, including Founder John Schnatter alleging that between February 25, 2014 and July 19, 2018, the brand's leadership fail...

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JD.Com CEO Detained in United States for Sexual Misconduct

JD.Com CEO Detained in United States for Sexual Misconduct

A sheriff's jail roster record from Minnesota's Hennepin County showed a man surnamed Liu with the given name of Qiangdong, the Chinese name for Richard Liu, was detained on suspicion of criminal sexu...

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California approves net neutrality bill considered the strongest in the country

California approves net neutrality bill considered the strongest in the country

If signed into law by Mr. Brown , a Democrat, the bill will codify "the strongest net neutrality protections in the country", according to its main sponsor, California state Sen. "I am incredib...

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Trump jokes Sarah Huckabee Sanders having

Trump jokes Sarah Huckabee Sanders having "a nervous breakdown"

Maybe I'll give you that answer some day later". Members of the military carry the flag-draped casket of the late U.S. Senator John McCain , after arriving on a military airplane at Joint Base Andr...

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Cboe to Launch Ethereum Futures Before the End of 2018

Among his targets were Ether and Bitcoin Cash. Presently, Bitcoin is down more than 60 percent from its mid-December 2017 ATH. With this, it consolidates investors to speculate on the BTC price exce...

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Trade uncertainties bog down Wall Street, Apple offers some relief

Trade uncertainties bog down Wall Street, Apple offers some relief

A separate report on Friday about Canadian government officials expressing concerns that a final North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) pact will not be reached within the Friday deadline, added ...

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China cutting videogame approvals to protect children’s eyesight

China cutting videogame approvals to protect children’s eyesight

No specifics or timeframe were given. According to a Reuters report , the proposition was included in a document that was published on the website of the Ministry of Education , which went into ...

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San Francisco, Santa Monica Allow Electric Scooters in New Pilot Programs

San Francisco, Santa Monica Allow Electric Scooters in New Pilot Programs

The controversial Bird electric scooters, which have become a national phenomenon, have landed in Birmingham, Ala. Both billion dollar companies rolled into Oklahoma City the past month. and Lime,...

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Ford Kills Plan To Sell Chinese-made Vehicle In United States

Ford Kills Plan To Sell Chinese-made Vehicle In United States

When Ford cancelled plans to build the ford Focus in the United States, it tried to pacify fans of the affordable, smaller vehicle by saying that it would import a crossover utility version, in 2019, ...

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European Union promises United Kingdom unparalleled partnership for amicable Brexit

European Union promises United Kingdom unparalleled partnership for amicable Brexit

Politicians fear that a return to customs checks and police on the land frontier between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic would revive memories of violence in the past, potentially endangerin...

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Npower and SSE merger cleared by competition watchdog

Npower and SSE merger cleared by competition watchdog

This means that the proposed merger would therefore not impact the wider range of consumer offers available, which combined with the higher levels of switching means a more engaged market would not ...

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Australia-Indonesia leaders meet in Jakarta to seal deal

Australia-Indonesia leaders meet in Jakarta to seal deal

Mr Morrison and Mr Joko were due to meet at the Presidential Palace in Bogor on Friday and announce the formal end of negotiations on the trade deal. Quotas, however, would be applied. Under the free ...

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Amazon hits $2,000 per share for the first time

Amazon hits $2,000 per share for the first time

It's a major milestone in the stock's climb to match Apple's $1 trillion market valuation. Amazon's leading cloud computing business, as well as a surge in its retail market share, will be the engin...

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Another one bites the dust: Panasonic set to move headquarters to Amsterdam

Another one bites the dust: Panasonic set to move headquarters to Amsterdam

It comes as several other Japanese financial companies say they intend to move their main European Union bases away from London. Panasonic has become one of the first global companies to lay the bla...

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Telecom and Vodafone unite to take on Australian rivals

Telecom and Vodafone unite to take on Australian rivals

TPG says themselves and VHA own and operate highly complementary telecommunications network infrastructure, including more than 27,000km of metropolitan and inter-capital fibre networks, a leading mob...

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Canada 'will be out' of trade deal unless it's 'fair'

But many manufacturers responded to the agreement by moving factories south of the border to take advantage of low Mexican wages, then shipping goods north to the United States and Canada. Horlick p...

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Official Elizabeth line opening pushed back to autumn 2019

Official Elizabeth line opening pushed back to autumn 2019

The first section, which was originally due to open this year, was going to travel through Woolwich and Abbey Wood in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Elizabeth Line trains are already running between ...

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Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Forecast - BTC Prices Consolidate

Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Forecast - BTC Prices Consolidate

This was revealed in a report from the specialized portal Business Insider , in which they mention that CBOE Global Markets, would be "ready" to make this business move soon. The Chicago-based C...

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Uber moots launching aerial taxi service in India by 2020

Uber moots launching aerial taxi service in India by 2020

While Uber launched its Elevate programme in 2016, a year ago the ride-sharing company announced its intention to launch flight demonstrations of UberAir in Dallas-Fort Worth/Frisco Texas and Los Ang...

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Argentina's currency plunges after its central bank hikes rates to 60%

Argentina's currency plunges after its central bank hikes rates to 60%

President Mauricio Macri asked for an early release of the loan worth $50 billion from the International Monetary Fund . IMF is concerned that the financial crisis in Argentina might cause failur...

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Trump Remembers Budget Deficit, Announces Federal Pay Freeze - Hit & Run

Trump Remembers Budget Deficit, Announces Federal Pay Freeze - Hit & Run

The raise came as part of a massive $716 billion defense spending bill that Trump signed earlier this month. Goldwein and Matthew Yglesias also noted that the pay freeze wouldn't save any money ...

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KFC contest giving $11K to parents who name baby 'Harland'

KFC contest giving $11K to parents who name baby 'Harland'

Like, do you really , really love KFC? The fried chicken fast food chain just launched a weird contest, and anyone who is having a baby soon - and who is willing to name their child after KFC f...

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