• American Hero Banned From Walmart for Best Reason Ever
American Hero Banned From Walmart for Best Reason Ever

According to a Wichita Falls Times Record News report, the incident occurred outside a Walmart in Wichita Falls, Texas on Friday, Jan. 11. The police arrived at the store at 9 a.m. Many locals on a Facebook forum enjoyed reading about the woman's antics, and insisted that she had not done any harm. Police arrived on the scene after 9am, a...

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  • Hyundai wins top 2 awards at Detroit Auto Show
Hyundai wins top 2 awards at Detroit Auto Show

The jury, made up of auto writers from outlets in the United States and Canada, started the selection process last June. The announcements are expected Monday morning at Detroit's Cobo Center. Shopping for a new auto? "Ram continues to lead the way in making a big truck double as a big family pleaser with as much attention paid to interior co...

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  • 79 jobs at risk as M&S announces plans to close Parkgate store
79 jobs at risk as M&S announces plans to close Parkgate store

More than 1,000 jobs at Marks & Spencer are at risk as the retailer announced its latest round of store closures as part of a drastic transformation plan. No closures are planned in our region although the store in Felixstowe, Suffolk, will close. M&S has today announced that it is consulting with 57 colleagues on the proposed closure of its B...

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  • European Union expresses horror at Brexit vote but refuses to reopen deal
European Union expresses horror at Brexit vote but refuses to reopen deal

But analysis of polling released by the Best for Britain campaign for a second referendum suggested that around 60% of voters - including majorities in every region of the country - want a public vote if Parliament proves unable to decide on a Brexit deal .

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  • Galway based Supermacs win their trademark case against fast food Giant McDonalds
Galway based Supermacs win their trademark case against fast food Giant McDonalds

EUIPO has now said that McDonald's has not proven genuine use of the Big Mac trademark for any of the goods and services for which it was registered. "We intend to appeal the decision and are confident it will be overturned by the EUIPO Board of Appeals", they said. The ruling can be appealed all the way to the EU's highest court in Luxembourg,...

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  • Huawei founder breaks years of silence amid U.S. attacks
Huawei founder breaks years of silence amid U.S. attacks

However, a Huawei sales executive was arrested in Poland last week on grounds of spying for China and was sacked by the weekend. Ren is fighting a two-pronged war of words at the moment as some western countries have begun banning the acquisition of Huawei products for government use and his own daughter is being detained in Canada at the beh...

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  • Volkswagen, Ford confirm alliance to build vans, commercial vehicles
Volkswagen, Ford confirm alliance to build vans, commercial vehicles

The press conference, which is being called an industry announcement, is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. They also haven't ruled out further ties. The partnership will help cut development costs and optimise factory capacity, Volkswagen said .

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  • President Trump says solution to shutdown impasse ‘so simple’
President Trump says solution to shutdown impasse ‘so simple’

The Senate and House were both due to be on recess next week with members going back to their home districts, but leaders in both chambers have said that break will be canceled if the shutdown is still in effect. Republican Rep. Rodney Davis of IL says that "if you don't show up at the table, how are we ever going to come to a solution?" "I h...

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  • Trump defends trade policies to farmers, vows fair deal with China
Trump defends trade policies to farmers, vows fair deal with China

Trump promised his audience that the trade battles will eventually pay off. Trump did not address the delays in aid payments but praised how farmers remained loyal to him . Department of Agriculture usually provides to allow them to plan ahead, like suggestions for the quantity of crops they should plant. The administration last week exten...

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  • Winnipeg Air Traffic Controllers send pizza to US counterparts
Winnipeg Air Traffic Controllers send pizza to US counterparts

Peter Duffey, the head of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association, said the initiative began Thursday when employees at Edmonton's control centre took up a collection to buy pies for controllers in Anchorage, Alaska. The president of Denver's National Air Traffic Controllers Association warns that flyers could be waiting in longer lines for ...

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  • Newmont Buys Goldcorp for $10 Billion-TG-NEM
Newmont Buys Goldcorp for $10 Billion-TG-NEM

The deal is the second high-profile merger in the mining industry since Barrick Gold Corp agreed to buy Randgold Resources Ltd in September a year ago to cut costs. Investors in the new company should expect an annual dividend of 56c per share, Newmont said. The industry has been consolidating as gold mines around the world get depleted, driv...

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  • As Brexit vote looms, protests held outside United Kingdom parliament
As Brexit vote looms, protests held outside United Kingdom parliament

While we do not want this to happen, the European Commission will continue its contingency work to help ensure the EU is fully prepared. It is an important day for the future of our country and we wanted to send a message that we want Sheffield's MPs to vote down Theresa May's deal and then support a People's Vote.

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  • Donald Trump's trade war hits Chinese exports
Donald Trump's trade war hits Chinese exports

The country's global trade surplus was $352 billion. Beijing remained a major importer of Russian produce, accounting for 15 percent of the country's global trade as of 2017. Rapidly falling exports could point to rising unemployment, said Nomura economist Lu Ting. China's trade with the European Union, the United States and the ASEAN countries i...

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  • Trump Waves Off Ocasio-Cortez Question: ‘Who Cares? Geez’
Trump Waves Off Ocasio-Cortez Question: ‘Who Cares? Geez’

In an appearance on "60 Minutes," Ocasio-Cortez talked about the tax rates that were in place in the 1950s and '60s, when the wealthiest Americans were taxed at a rate of more than 90 percent. And whenever I make a mistake. Ever since he first announced his 2016 presidential campaign in June 2015 and spoke of the dangers of illegal immigration, ...

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  • Miami International Airport will reopen shuttered terminal Monday
Miami International Airport will reopen shuttered terminal Monday

The Delta Air Lines passenger was cooperative with authorities once he landed in Tokyo, according to the TSA, which referred additional inquiries to airport officials at Narita. TSA employee Marae Persson (L) holds a sign protesting the government shutdown at the James V. Hansen Federal Building, Jan. 10, 2019 in Ogden, Utah.

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  • This is Cadillac’s first fully electric vehicle
This is Cadillac’s first fully electric vehicle

GM is vowing to reposition Cadillac as an EV brand. The key will be GM's modular EV platform, which the automaker refers to as BEV3. The EV's name and specific details regarding its powertrain and range will be revealed closer to an also yet-unspecified launch window.

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  • PG&E Declares Bankruptcy And CEO Resigns
PG&E Declares Bankruptcy And CEO Resigns

It also said it "remains committed to continuing to make investments in system safety as it works with regulators, policymakers and other key stakeholders to consider a range of alternatives to provide for the safe delivery of natural gas and electric service for the long term in an environment that continues to be challenges by climate change"...

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  • PC shipments declined in 2018 for 7th consecutive year
PC shipments declined in 2018 for 7th consecutive year

Sales of personal computers took a knock in the fourth quarter from a combination of microprocessor chip shortages and the ongoing trade war between the USA and China, according to reports today from analyst firms International Data Corp. The company has recorded three consecutive quarters of double-digit year-over-year shipment growth, despite the...

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  • Tokyo court rejects appeal of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn
Tokyo court rejects appeal of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn

Ghosn has been detained since his arrest a year ago. Ghosn lost an appeal against his ongoing detention, diminishing the prospects of an early release on bail. The second charge filed Friday is for aggravated breach of trust, which involves a complex scheme under which Ghosn allegedly tried to transfer losses on foreign exchange contracts to ...

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  • Hotpot with Grimes rounds out big few days for Elon Musk
Hotpot with Grimes rounds out big few days for Elon Musk

Oracle founder Larry Ellison has disclosed a holding worth $1 billion in Tesla after being appointed to the company's board in December. When completed later this year, the factory, the first Tesla plant outside the USA, is expected to produce some 250,000 Tesla-brand electric cars per year, with that figure eventually rising to 500,000.

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