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GM To Cut 14,700 Jobs And Close Plants In North America

GM To Cut 14,700 Jobs And Close Plants In North America

When asked if there was anything the federal government could do to convince the Detroit-based automaker to shift production of another vehicle to the factory, Bains said the closure is part of a larg...

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Your Christmas tree could cost a little extra this year

Your Christmas tree could cost a little extra this year

People may need to trim back their Christmas tree expectations this year. The farm sells about 10,000 trees each season and is turning down orders every day from desperate retailers, LaCasce said. "Fa...

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Below $4k: Bitcoin’s Price Drops to a 420-Day Low

Below $4k: Bitcoin’s Price Drops to a 420-Day Low

Earlier this month the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reached settlements with two cryptocurrency companies as part of a crackdown on irregularities and fraud among providers of digital...

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Check out Best Buy's 2018 Cyber Monday Deals

Black Friday may bring to mind images of bargain hunters rushing stores when the doors are opened, but online shoppers also pounced on deals this year. Since Nov. 1, United States consumers have spe...

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Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn denies understating salary

Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn denies understating salary

Ghosn reportedly became a board member when it was established but resigned the following year. Mitsubishi said its current CEO, Osamu Masuko, will serve as both acting chairman and CEO pending a ...

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Canada Post Back-To-Work Legislation Introduced To End CUPW Strike

Canada Post Back-To-Work Legislation Introduced To End CUPW Strike

He said the union's legal team will review the legislation. "We will fight once again, should that right be taken away". Introducing back-to-work legislation while mediation is underway all but guar...

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Blizzard Set To Hit Chicago Sunday

Blizzard Set To Hit Chicago Sunday

If you're headed out to Lucas Oil on Sunday, it will be great tailgating weather. Most were supposed to be routed through Chicago or Kansas City - areas forecast to be hit hard by the storm. Jeff Co...

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Voting deadline extended: completed ballots on electoral reform accepted until December 7

Voting deadline extended: completed ballots on electoral reform accepted until December 7

Registered voters who have not yet received their package can request one until midnight tonight. Many voters expressed that they were delaying mailing their ballots due to the possibility of a full...

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Oil prices sink on glut worries

Oil prices sink on glut worries

Analysts at Morgan Stanley believe there are "compelling arguments" on either side when it comes to the OPEC alliance considering whether to implement production cuts from December 6. Trading volume w...

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Flybe soars as Virgin Atlantic reportedly mulls takeover bid | 23 November 2018

Flybe soars as Virgin Atlantic reportedly mulls takeover bid | 23 November 2018

Virgin Atlantic is being advised by Rothschild & Co, while Evercore is acting as financial adviser to Flybe and Numis and Liberum as broker to Flybe . "Further announcements will be made in due cou...

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The EU has agreed to Theresa May's Brexit deal

The EU has agreed to Theresa May's Brexit deal

Those who think that by rejecting the deal that they would have a better deal will be disappointed the first seconds after the rejection, " Juncker warned. "I don't think there is anything more ... in...

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Skype calling now available with Alexa

Skype calling now available with Alexa

The best part: you don't even have to pick up a remote. Fire TV Edition delivers 720p picture quality with deep blacks and rich colors. Last year, the Black Friday saw a growth of 29% of total ret...

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Samsung Electronics issues an apology for cancer cases at its semiconductor factories

Samsung Electronics issues an apology for cancer cases at its semiconductor factories

But he went on: "The apology honestly was not enough for the families of the victims but we will accept it". Samsung Electronics President and CEO Kim Ki-nam acknowledged in a statement Friday tha...

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Flight delays as winds strike Sydney, NSW

Flight delays as winds strike Sydney, NSW

Almost 80 flights have been cancelled at Sydney airport's domestic and global terminals, leaving thousands of people delayed. The Bureau of Meteorology issues a severe weather warning across t...

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Amazon Hit by Strikes in Europe on Black Friday

Amazon Hit by Strikes in Europe on Black Friday

The 24-hour strike was staged by the country's Verdi services union, which urged the US-based company's employees to stop working until midnight Friday, fighting for better payment and a healthier w...

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Ottawa Public Health reports 2nd case of E. coli

Ottawa Public Health reports 2nd case of E. coli

Public Health Agency of Canada announced today that there are three new cases -bringing the total to 22. Romaine from that region was being pulled from the shelves of stores to reduce the risk of infe...

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New federal report warns of more extreme weather disasters in the US

New federal report warns of more extreme weather disasters in the US

The report was issued by the National Climate Assessment. The assessment paints a dire picture of the worsening effects of global warming as almost every corner of the country grows more at risk f...

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Nissan drives out Ghosn after arrest

Nissan drives out Ghosn after arrest

The Special Investigation Department of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office arrested Ghosn on November 19 on suspicion of under-reporting his income in Nissan's securities reports. That uneve...

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Majestic Wine report profits down for its first half

Majestic Wine report profits down for its first half

The firm's commercial business was the only branch to report EBIT growth at 6.4% with a revenue decline of 2%, meanwhile, the Lay & Wheeler business reported a 9.4% and 22.9% fall in revenue and EBI...

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EU, UK agree draft on 'ambitious' post-Brexit ties

EU, UK agree draft on 'ambitious' post-Brexit ties

But party leader Arlene Foster said last night that Mrs May should reflect on the fact that she does not now have enough support to get her deal through a Commons vote. Phillip Hammond will visit Belf...

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Black Friday Shoppers Flood Ross Park Mall In Search Of Deals

Black Friday Shoppers Flood Ross Park Mall In Search Of Deals

Shoppers flooded Ross Park Mall early Friday morning in search of Black Friday deals. Black Friday has been surpassed in recent years by super Saturday - the Saturday before Christmas - but with m...

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Tesla will cut prices in China in response to import tariffs; Reuters

Tesla will cut prices in China in response to import tariffs; Reuters

Tesla is cutting the price of its Model X and Model S cars in China by between 12-26 percent, the United States electric carmaker told Reuters on Thursday. China is the world's largest automobile ...

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Latest on E. coli oubreak from Romaine lettuce

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb tweeted on Thanksgiving, saying his agency is still working to determine the E. coli source but have drawn a link to the west coast. coli infections inked to the pr...

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U.S. urging allies to shun Huawei

U.S. urging allies to shun Huawei

The White House is said to believe that Beijing could be conducting cyberattacks and espionage using telecom equipment from Chinese firms, including Huawei. One of the government's concerns is based...

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Louisiana lottery: Couple 'find winning ticket while cleaning'

Louisiana lottery: Couple 'find winning ticket while cleaning'

Harold and Tina Ehrenberg from Mandeville were tidying up their house in preparation for Thanksgiving guests when they found a few unchecked lottery tickets among some papers on their bedside table. "...

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Stores open on Thanksgiving Day

Stores open on Thanksgiving Day

Find below everything you need to know about Black Friday 2018 to find the best deals. Shop the Black Friday 2018 deals now. Then again, some shoppers simply love the chaos and excitement of Blac...

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25 killed, 35 injured in powerful blast in northwest Pakistan

25 killed, 35 injured in powerful blast in northwest Pakistan

The attack in the Orakzai market took place minutes after three attackers attempted to storm the Chinese consulate in the southern port city of Karachi, although the two attacks appeared to be unrelat...

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Hard Times Ahead for South Africa After Rate Hike

Hard Times Ahead for South Africa After Rate Hike

Changes in the repo rate affect the prime lending rate, which is the rate banks use as a starting point to calculate interest rates for their clients. There is a reasonable view that interest rates co...

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Lighthizer Blasts China Trade Practices in Withering 50 Page Report

Lighthizer Blasts China Trade Practices in Withering 50 Page Report

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping . American and Chinese officials have been talking in preparation for the Trump-Xi meeting and news reports say Bejiing has sent written p...

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Chinese shopping websites boycott Dolce & Gabbana, Fashion News & Top Stories

Chinese shopping websites boycott Dolce & Gabbana, Fashion News & Top Stories

NetEase Inc e-commerce platform Kaola confirmed it had removed Dolce & Gabbana products while luxury goods retailer Secoo said it removed the brand's listings on Wednesday evening. The videos were...

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