• 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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  • Saudi Aramco plans first global bonds in Q219
Saudi Aramco plans first global bonds in Q219

The Saudi energy minister also confirmed the date that the Kingdom has been giving lately for Aramco's IPO to finally take place-2021. Saudi Arabia is expected to announce a slight rise in its crude oil and gas reserves on Wednesday after being independently audited, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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  • Lexington TSA agents 'supporting each other' during government shutdown
Lexington TSA agents 'supporting each other' during government shutdown

Airport spokesman Greg Chin said Thursday that the security checkpoints at one of the airport's six terminals, Terminal G, will close at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday due to a shortage of TSA screeners. TSA Security Officer Nyamsi Tchapleu looks at images created by a "backscatter" scanner during a demonstration at the Transportation Secu...

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  • Trump says United States is having tremendous success with China on trade
Trump says United States is having tremendous success with China on trade

Trade discussions between the United States and China spanned a wide range of matters, including "structural issues" that the Americans have long complained about, statements from both sides revealed. "Negotiations between the two sides in this area made progress", he said. The S&P 500 Index has fallen about 8% since Trump and Chinese President Xi...

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  • Apple’s iPhone 2019 series will bring no major upgrade
Apple’s iPhone 2019 series will bring no major upgrade

Notably, the new report is in agreement with another a render that came out earlier month giving a glimpse of what iPhone XI could hold for us in 2019. The report doesn't specify if both the regular and larger iPhone 11 (that's a non-final name) will have triple cameras or if that setup will be reserved for the iPhone 11 Max .

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  • Union head to discuss fate of GM Oshawa plant
Union head to discuss fate of GM Oshawa plant

As it stands General Motors in Oshawa will close down in 2019. A Unifor commissioned study says in addition to the nearly 3,000 jobs that would be lost at GM, job losses at suppliers and in other areas would reach 14,000 over time in Ontario, and a further 10,000 elsewhere in Canada.

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  • United States official warns of recession risk if interest rates go much higher
United States official warns of recession risk if interest rates go much higher

While markets may be concerned about global trade tensions and slower growth overseas, Powell said there is no evidence of a US recession on the horizon. The Fed chair will be taking questions in what will be his first major comments since the central bank took a decidedly more cautious tone about its future pace of interest rate hikes.

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  • Rare penny could be worth more than $1 million
Rare penny could be worth more than $1 million

The young coin collector chose to keep the cent in his collection for more than 70 years, until he died in September. Don Lutes, Jr., of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, found the bronze 1943 Lincoln cent in the change he was given at his school cafeteria in 1947, according to sellers Heritage Auctions.

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  • China-US trade talks end on positive note
China-US trade talks end on positive note

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rose 91.67 points, or 0.39 percent, to close at 23,879.12, the S&P 500 (.SPX) gained 10.55 points, or 0.41 percent, to end at 2,584.96 and the Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) added 60.08 points, or 0.87 percent, to finish at 6,957.08.

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