• Amazon reportedly planning to split HQ2 between two cities
Amazon reportedly planning to split HQ2 between two cities

Amazon has not made a final decision on which two cities would be chosen, the report said . The Wall Street Journal reported Monday , citing a person familiar with the matter, that Amazon planned to split its second headquarters staff evenly between two places instead of picking a single site for what it calls HQ2.

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  • Amazon Is Offering Free Shipping For All
Amazon Is Offering Free Shipping For All

As previously reported by FOX Business, Amazon competitor Walmart announced Tuesday it will expand its free two-day shipping options in November. Amazon needs to pump up sales after the company's revenue projection for the rest of the year fell below some wall street analysts' estimates. The spokeswoman said the company expects to announ...

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  • Lowe's shutting down RONA store on Barrydowne
Lowe's shutting down RONA store on Barrydowne

Marie, the Rona on Black Road and the Lowe's on Northern Avenue will also be shut down. Twenty of the closings are in the USA, and California leads the way with four (San Jose, South San Francisco, Irvine, and Aliso Veijo). The company is also closing 20 stores in the U.S. Lowe's, which operates over 2,000 stores in North America, said the late...

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  • Here, boy . . . Tesla cars will follow owners like a pet
Here, boy . . . Tesla cars will follow owners like a pet

The SEC fined Tesla $20 million for the claim and fined Musk $20 million and ordered him to remove himself as Chairman of the company for three years. A six week release time frame may be possible, but Musk and Tesla at large have a bit of a track record when it comes to missing deadlines. Panasonic Corp.is on the verge of turning a profit at the...

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  • Iran's Rouhani warns of 'war situation' as U.S. sanctions resume
Iran's Rouhani warns of 'war situation' as U.S. sanctions resume

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the country will continue selling its oil and break the second batch of sanctions the USA administration reinstated since President Donald Trump unilaterally pulled out of the nuclear deal in May. On Monday, the second round of U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's energy sector, shipping, ship-building and finan...

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  • Brexit: Irish rule out time-limited Brexit backstop
Brexit: Irish rule out time-limited Brexit backstop

Theresa May appears to have accepted that an open border with the Irish Republic is absolutely vital - despite its regular exploitation by organised criminals and illegal migrants - but can not leave Northern Ireland in the Customs Union by itself, as this would lead to customs checks between Britain's Home Nations.

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  • One dead, one missing after Amazon building collapse in the United States
One dead, one missing after Amazon building collapse in the United States

Amazon said on Saturday two people were killed when part of a distribution warehouse collapsed in severe weather in Baltimore . "My condolences go out to the families and friends of the victims", Hogan said in a post on Twitter. The site was still an active scene as of Saturday afternoon, and an Amazon spokesperson told the paper that the buildi...

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  • General Business: Apple posts record revenue but its value slips under $1tn
General Business: Apple posts record revenue but its value slips under $1tn

Investors have never been able to check on the progress of some devices , like the Apple Watch , and some fear that any forthcoming slump in the key area of iPhone sales would be hard to spot. Apple's board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.73 per share of the Company's common stock. In a reply to question from analyst Jim Suva...

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  • China's Xi promises tax cuts, other help to entrepreneurs
China's Xi promises tax cuts, other help to entrepreneurs

Trump imposed new tariffs on roughly half of Chinese imports this summer while Beijing fired back with tariffs on most United States products. The G20 summit will take place from November 30 to December 1. Earlier this week, Trump was quoted as saying Beijing wasn't ready to do a deal and he was prepared to slap more tariffs on China if his...

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  • Pradhan credits USA waiver on Iran oil imports to PM Modi
Pradhan credits USA waiver on Iran oil imports to PM Modi

On Friday afternoon Trump tweeted an image of himself with the words "SANCTIONS ARE COMING" sprawled across him in the same font as the HBO show uses. To punish Iranian banks, US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said SWIFT - which enables secure bank-to-bank communications and transactions - will also face sanctions if it provides services to...

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  • Trump returns to WV, stumps for GOP candidates
Trump returns to WV, stumps for GOP candidates

Congress has yet to fully fund the $25 billion-dollar project, and a Democratic-controlled House could try to block Trump's spending priorities on immigration. Condemned as racist , it was used in 1988 against Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis, who supported the furlough programme when he was governor of MA.

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  • Google walkout: Why are workers staging a walkout out at Google today?
Google walkout: Why are workers staging a walkout out at Google today?

Employees and contractors from more than 40 Google offices including London, Dublin and NY left their desks at an 11.10am local time for each location. Protestors are making formal demands to the tech giant's management, including a public sexual harassment transparency report , a clear process for safely and anonymously reporting misconduct...

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  • China wants to ‘very badly’ strike a trade deal with US
China wants to ‘very badly’ strike a trade deal with US

Isaac Boltansky, a policy analyst at the research and trading firm Compass Point, told Business Insider that the complexity of the issues the United States and China are discussing - intellectual property rights, Chinese laws restricting how U.S.

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  • Bus service through PoK doesn't change our stand on Kashmir: China
Bus service through PoK doesn't change our stand on Kashmir: China

A loan of $1.5 billion and a grant of $1.5 billion are expected to be offered, along with an additional package of $3 billion for CPEC. Mr Khan's visit evoked considerable interest in China as it comes in the wake of his past criticism of the United States dollars 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and remarks by his mini...

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  • Starbucks leans into Christmas and unveils four new holiday cups
Starbucks leans into Christmas and unveils four new holiday cups

To give customers a taste of the holiday, Starbucks drew inspiration from its own Starbucks Christmas Blend coffee. Last year's cups were white with doodles on them , created to let people color in the lines. Brewer said employees asked customers for feedback in person and the company gathered data through its app. They've kept a coupl...

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  • Trump, Xi upbeat on ending trade war
Trump, Xi upbeat on ending trade war

At a campaign rally in Columbia, Missouri, he later said "they want to make a deal". The Trump administration presented Chinese officials with a list of more than 140 demands during the first round of trade talks in May. "But it will be a good deal for the United States". Trump also offered to host a "Western-style" dinner for Xi on December ...

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  • US, Russia, Saudi Arabia Crash Oil Prices - World News
US, Russia, Saudi Arabia Crash Oil Prices - World News

Namely, US production levels. Analysts fear Saudi retaliation would cause supply shock, sending oil prices up. Beyond Iran sanctions, oil output has been rising significantly in the past two months. Investors will look to official government data on USA inventories due to be released Wednesday. At 1:58 pm EDT, WTI was trading down 0.88% (-$...

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  • Oil Rises On Small Market Bounce, But Investors Eye Trade Outlook
Oil Rises On Small Market Bounce, But Investors Eye Trade Outlook

WTI slumped to $65.33 a barrel, the weakest since August 17. In a sign that oil supply remains ample despite the looming USA sanctions against Iran's petroleum exports, crude output from the world's top 3 producers, Russia , the United States and Saudi Arabia , reached 33 million barrels per day (bpd) for the first time in September, Ref...

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  • Ten times over the limit: drunk Japanese pilot arrested in London
Ten times over the limit: drunk Japanese pilot arrested in London

A spokesman for the London police said a test on the co-pilot taken 50 minutes before the flight´s scheduled departure revealed 189 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood in his system - nearly 10 times the 20-milligramme limit for a pilot .

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  • Trump Hints China Trade Moves for Argentina G20 After Xi Call
Trump Hints China Trade Moves for Argentina G20 After Xi Call

The telephone conversation on Thursday was Trump and Xi's first publicly disclosed call in six months. Trump said he and Xi plan to meet during a gathering of the Group of 20 major economies this month in Argentina. The two countries have been locked in an escalating trade battle, with each side imposing tariffs on billions of dollars worth of im...

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