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Volatility sends markets lower after record surge

Volatility sends markets lower after record surge

Trading resumed Thursday for European markets, which were closed for the festive season. Harvey Norman rose 2.6 per cent to $3.19, JB Hi-Fi advanced 1.6 per cent to $22.15, Afterpay Touch traded 6.1...

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Trump asked officials if he can legally fire Fed chair

Trump asked officials if he can legally fire Fed chair

U.S. stocks have dropped sharply in recent weeks on concerns over weaker economic growth. One of them characterized Trump's inquiry as a reflection of his rage over the stock market's recent plunge ...

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Trump insists United States government shutdown will only end when wall is funded

Trump insists United States government shutdown will only end when wall is funded

Border wall prototypes stand in San Diego near the Mexico-U.S. border as President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats are locked in a standoff over border wall funding that has shut down par...

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Oil prices rise after Christmas Eve plunge

Oil prices rise after Christmas Eve plunge

Broader financial markets have been under pressure on worries about a global economic slowdown amid higher US interest rates and the US-China trade dispute. "I think there is a little bit of over-exte...

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Tesla to reimburse customers for tax credits on late shipments

Tesla to reimburse customers for tax credits on late shipments

The ES8 The ES8 starts at about $68,000 USA dollars before discounts and has a range of about 355 kilometers or about 220 miles on a charge. Recently Tesla cut costs on its Model S and Model X ...

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Mega Millions Christmas jackpot tops $320 million; Powerball hits $294 million

Mega Millions Christmas jackpot tops $320 million; Powerball hits $294 million

Seven-time lottery game grand prize victor Richard Lustig tips on his advice to win the Mega Million and Powerball jackpots. Mega Millions winning numbers: Are you the lucky victor? The cash option ...

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List of Open Restaurants on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

List of Open Restaurants on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Some grocery stores are open on Christmas as well, but the supermarkets open on December 25 tend to have limited store hours - so check your local grocery store in advance, if you can. Albertsons and ...

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Ghosn detention extended by 10 days

Ghosn detention extended by 10 days

A Tokyo court had earlier this week rejected a bid to extend his detention by the prosecution, giving rise to the idea that he may be released early. Prosecutors allege that Mr. The Ghosn case has p...

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Gatwick Airport aims for full schedule following arrests for drone disruptions

Gatwick Airport aims for full schedule following arrests for drone disruptions

Sussex Police have now confirmed they arrested a 47-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman from Crawley on Friday night in relation to the "criminal use of drones". An aircraft comes in to land as the ...

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Mnuchin calls big USA banks after huge stock market falls

Mnuchin calls big USA banks after huge stock market falls

Mnuchin said the CEOs all assured him they have ample money to finance their normal operations, even though there haven't been any serious liquidity concerns rattling the market. Trump's trade war w...

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Steven Mnuchin calls bank CEOs after Fed interest hike

Steven Mnuchin calls bank CEOs after Fed interest hike

Seiberg went on to say it is not viewed by industry insiders as a constructive move on the part of Mnuchin to have such conversations with major bank CEOs two days before Christmas. On Friday, the Dow...

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Oil rises as low prices crimp output; but economic worries weigh

Oil rises as low prices crimp output; but economic worries weigh

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that shutdown could last until his demand for U.S. -Mexico border wall money is met. Global equity markets have plunged amid concerns of slowing trade flows,...

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FDA Officially Says Hemp and CBD Are Now Legal

FDA Officially Says Hemp and CBD Are Now Legal

The FDA has already issued warnings to people selling cannabis and CBD oil for medical uses. "We expect the federal legalization of hemp to take their popularity to new heights". The Agriculture Impro...

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Local shoppers take advantage of

Local shoppers take advantage of "Super Saturday" deals

Tens of thousands of shoppers are expected to pack out Dundee stores this weekend in the search for last-minute Christmas gifts. The option for online is over for a lot of stores, but Amazon is offeri...

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Trump attacks Fed on eve of policy meeting

Trump attacks Fed on eve of policy meeting

The Shanghai Composite share index was down almost 1% in afternoon trade while the yuan wad fixed 0.22% lower aginst the USA dollar. Investors around the world have grown increasingly pessimistic ab...

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Businesses open on Christmas Day

Businesses open on Christmas Day

Along with their Christmas Dinner On The Go , most Cracker Barrels will be open on Christmas Day 2018. Dollar General will resume regular hours on December 26. Walgreens stores, including those ...

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All the Stores Opened and Closed on Christmas 2018

All the Stores Opened and Closed on Christmas 2018

Target: Target is open until 10 or 11 p.m. depending on lcation on Christmas Eve . Whole Foods will be open from 8 a.m.to 7 p.m. Christmas Eve and will be closed Christmas Day . The Eaton Centr...

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Hydro crews work around the clock to restore power to British Columbians

Hydro crews work around the clock to restore power to British Columbians

BC Hydro says crews are working until power is restored to homes on Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and the Lower Mainland. At its height, about 400,000 customers lost electricity and many rema...

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Stores offering deals, staying open late on Christmas Eve

Stores offering deals, staying open late on Christmas Eve

The Beer Store will be closed Christmas Day but will be open from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. on Boxing Day. Though it's not a complete holiday, many stores throughout the country do give their employees off o...

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Crude hovers near multi-month lows with market in doldrums

Crude hovers near multi-month lows with market in doldrums

Brent crude traded at less than $54 a barrel in London last night, having at one stage fallen as low as $52.79. "Because of the great policy uncertainty earlier on, plants have actually readjusted b...

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Jennie-O recalls ground turkey in widening salmonella outbreak

Jennie-O recalls ground turkey in widening salmonella outbreak

The recall includes plain ground turkey and turkey with taco or Italian seasonings that were shipped to Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota...

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Hillsborough transit authority releases service plans for Christmas, New Year's

Hillsborough transit authority releases service plans for Christmas, New Year's

Here are the opening times of the pharmacies in Rugby over the Christmas and New Year holidays. There will be garbage pickup on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve , Valdez-Wilson said, but not on...

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Carlos Ghosn: Court denies request to extend auto exec's detention

Carlos Ghosn: Court denies request to extend auto exec's detention

Kelly's detention extension was rejected along with Ghosn's . So far, Ghosn and Kelly are charged with underreporting Ghosn's pay by about 5 billion yen ($44 million), in violation of the Financial...

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Senate Adjourns For Christmas Leaving Government Funding Agreement Up In The Air

Senate Adjourns For Christmas Leaving Government Funding Agreement Up In The Air

Yet the disruption affected many government operations and the routines of 800,000 federal employees. But the senator's spokesman said they remained "very far apart" on a spending agreement. He sa...

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Tobacco giant Altria takes stake in Juul e-cigarettes for $12.8 bn

Tobacco giant Altria takes stake in Juul e-cigarettes for $12.8 bn

It is also possible that Juul will be able to tap into Altria's years of lobbying expertise in Washington at a time when e-cigarettes are coming under greater health scrutiny. Earlier this month Altri...

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Stock Market Just Finished Worst Week in 7 Years

Stock Market Just Finished Worst Week in 7 Years

Investors are growing anxious that global economic growth is cooling off and that the USA could slip into a recession in the next few years. And huge high-tech companies, once the best-performing st...

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Ex-NASA Engineer Designs Booby-Trapped Package to Catch Thieves

Ex-NASA Engineer Designs Booby-Trapped Package to Catch Thieves

The box is wrapped in cellophane and slapped with a mock postage label. Rober left the packages on some friends' porches to bait thieves, and the resulting instant karma was captured on video by p...

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Facebook developing cryptocurrency for WhatsApp transfers

Facebook developing cryptocurrency for WhatsApp transfers

A number of dollar-pegged tokens have already become popular among cryptocurrency users, and many more are under development (see "Stablecoins will help cryptocurrencies achieve world domination-if ...

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Here's How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Holiday Travel Plans

Here's How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Holiday Travel Plans

But these workers would not receive any compensation until the shutdown ends and lawmakers pass legislation to pay them retroactively. Another 420,000 workers considered essential personnel would w...

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Govt cuts GST rate on 23 items: Here's what will get cheaper

Govt cuts GST rate on 23 items: Here's what will get cheaper

In July 2017, when GST was introduced, it had about 228 categories of products. GST Council in the 31st meeting held on 22nd December, 2018 at New Delhi took following decisions relating to ch...

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