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Ghosn received $9 million improperly from Nissan-Mitsubishi JV - companies

Ghosn received $9 million improperly from Nissan-Mitsubishi JV - companies

Since his stunning arrest on November 19 the auto tycoon - who still officially heads up Renault - has languished in a Tokyo detention center, facing questioning over allegations he underreported hi...

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Jack Bogle Mourned by His Biggest Fans, the ‘Bogleheads’

Jack Bogle Mourned by His Biggest Fans, the ‘Bogleheads’

Bogle, who died of cancer at age 89 on Wednesday, saved investors billions of dollars by devising and championing low-fee funds that tracked markets instead of trying to beat them. Bogle was an ardent...

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Deal set on $15 wage increase

Deal set on $15 wage increase

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was joined Wednesday by several congressional Democrats in introducing legislation to raise the wage over the next five years. U.S. So again, to put it into context just under...

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United Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway at Chicago O'Hare Airport

United Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway at Chicago O'Hare Airport

It rapidly moved from the Central Plains to the Midwest and is moving toward the Northeast and New England. Travel through Sunday will be affected, with almost 2,000 flights involving domestic air...

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Microsoft pledges $500M to build low-priced homes in Seattle

Microsoft pledges $500M to build low-priced homes in Seattle

While $25 million will be used for grants to address homelessness, including money to provide legal help to those facing eviction, Microsoft isn't simply giving away the rest of the money. Tableau C...

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Explosion Kills 20 in Mexico at Illegal Tap on Pemex Pipeline

Explosion Kills 20 in Mexico at Illegal Tap on Pemex Pipeline

Petroleos Mexicanos said its specialists were working in coordination with local authorities to deal with the fire caused by an illegal tap on its pipeline in Tlahuelilpan, a town in Hidalgo. A Mexi...

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British Lotus cars soon to be labelled ‘Made in China’

British Lotus cars soon to be labelled ‘Made in China’

The Chinese government gave Geely permission to build electric cars , gasoline-electric hybrid models, and non-electrified vehicles in the plant. Further investigation by the news agency revealed tha...

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Federal worker unemployment claims double in last 10 days amid government shutdown

Federal worker unemployment claims double in last 10 days amid government shutdown

The number of Americans overall who sought unemployment benefits last week declined 3,000 to 213,000, the government said. When furloughed EPA workers in Kansas City, Kansas, applied for unemploym...

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Shopko Stores files for bankruptcy protection

Shopko Stores files for bankruptcy protection

Neither St. Cloud store is on this latest list of store closings . While Hanson confirmed that the Pipestone Shopko Hometown was not targeted for closure, she did not comment on the validity of the...

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McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark battle to Irish fast food chain Supermac's

McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark battle to Irish fast food chain Supermac's

Supermac's managing director Pat McDonagh said: "We wholeheartedly welcome this judgement as a vindication of small businesses everywhere that stand up to powerful global entities". So, if you wan...

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Burger King mocks Trump on Twitter over his misspelling of 'hamburgers'

Burger King mocks Trump on Twitter over his misspelling of 'hamburgers'

Earlier in the day, the president sent out a tweet celebrating the White House chow-down the night before . The White House would have catered the event, but much of the President's kitchen staff...

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Germany 'considers 5G ban' on Huawei amid global backlash

Germany 'considers 5G ban' on Huawei amid global backlash

Huawei and the DoJ declined to comment directly on the report. According to The Wall Street Journal , federal prosecutors are already in hot pursuit of a criminal investigation into the company for a...

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UK Cabinet Starts Talks on 2nd Brexit Referendum - Liberal Democrats Party

UK Cabinet Starts Talks on 2nd Brexit Referendum - Liberal Democrats Party

He said that to get a deal that could get the backing of MPs, Mrs May had to "ditch the red lines and get serious about proposals for the future". Mrs May met Green MP Caroline Lucas on Thursday mor...

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Trump signs law ensuring shutdown pay for government workers

Trump signs law ensuring shutdown pay for government workers

None of the House Democrats took Trump up on the offer. "Just moments ago the House or Representatives passed legislation that will ensure that all the dedicated professionals at Custom and Border...

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Taiwan stages live-fire military exercises after China threats

Taiwan stages live-fire military exercises after China threats

The President's tariffs are simply a #tax on American consumers, " tweeted Johns Hopkins University applied economics professor Steve Hanke, who served in the Reagan White House. While the PLA remaine...

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Russia’s trade with China surges to more than $107 billion

Russia’s trade with China surges to more than $107 billion

Trump has vowed to increase tariffs on $ 200 billion worth of Chinese imports on March 2 if China fails to address intellectual property theft, forced technology transfers and other non-tariff barrie...

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Air traffic controllers plan more job walk-offs

Air traffic controllers plan more job walk-offs

Ever since controllers in Edmonton reportedly ordered pizzas for their colleagues in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Canadian control centers have sent pizzas to 35 USA units including those in Boston,...

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Polish man charged with spying for China while working in government

Polish man charged with spying for China while working in government

Asked about the arrest of his daughter Meng on a United States extradition request, Ren said that he missed her, and he trusted the legal systems of the U.S. "Huawei is not a public company, we...

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US in criminal probe of China's Huawei

According to T-Mobile's lawsuit, Huawei employees photographed the robot and attempted to remove one of its parts. Huawei has always been suspected of benefitting from Chinese economic espionage and...

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Brexit deal: Here’s plan B

Brexit deal: Here’s plan B

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told the House of Commons that Theresa May's "catastrophic" defeat represented an "absolutely decisive" verdict on her Brexit negotiations and said he has tabled a vote...

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Detroit auto show and industry prepare for transition

Detroit auto show and industry prepare for transition

With compact cars and sedans an ever-shrinking portion of the North American market, auto makers have all but abandoned them, as evidenced by what they chose to emphasize in Detroit . "It will repr...

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Theresa May suffers defeat over Brexit deal, triggers no-confidence motion

Theresa May suffers defeat over Brexit deal, triggers no-confidence motion

Even if some abstain, a defeat by more than 100 would be the worst since 1924. "Tonight's vote tells us nothing about what [the House of Commons] does support". Britain's opposition Labour party l...

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Ford And Volkswagen: Everything You Need To Know About Their New Alliance

Ford And Volkswagen: Everything You Need To Know About Their New Alliance

They also have Audi doing some in-house development. VW will build a new compact van to replace both the VW Caddy and the Transit Connect at VW's plant in Poland, where the automaker produces th...

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China shrugs off global criticism over death sentence for Canadian

China shrugs off global criticism over death sentence for Canadian

Of course, China is referring here to Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in Vancouver on December 1st at the request of authorities in the USA where she is wanted on suspi...

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Brexit vote defeat: What happens now?

Brexit vote defeat: What happens now?

The defeat was the biggest government loss in a parliamentary vote in more than 100 years, according to the think tank Institute for Government . Here is how the country's papers view the historic ...

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Senate Bipartisan Group Formed in Hope to End Shutdown

Senate Bipartisan Group Formed in Hope to End Shutdown

Lawmakers were supposed to be in their districts and states next week after Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, but the House and Senate planned to cancel the recess if the shutdown persists. T...

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

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

When Yahoo News White House correspondent Hunter Walker asked Trump about Ocasio-Cortez calling him a racist, the president waved his hand a retorted by simply asking, "Who cares?" Ocasio-Cortez, th...

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Trump misfires, tweets American Farm Bureau speech in wrong city

Trump misfires, tweets American Farm Bureau speech in wrong city

The president is demanding $5.7 billion for his border wall. "To all of the farmers here today and across our country, the greatest harvest is yet to come", Trump said. But he did address the tr...

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Brexit delay call by Drakeford after Theresa May's defeat

Brexit delay call by Drakeford after Theresa May's defeat

Meanwhile, lawmakers from both government and opposition parties are trying to wrest control of the Brexit process from a paralyzed government, so that lawmakers by majority vote can specify a new pla...

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China logs record trade surplus with United States in 2018

China logs record trade surplus with United States in 2018

Soybean imports a year ago fell 7.9 percent to 88.03 million tonnes, customs said. But the trade surplus for the world's second largest economy fell 16.2 per cent to $351.76 billion, as imports rose...

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