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Asda announces fuel price cut amid overcharging claims

Asda announces fuel price cut amid overcharging claims In October 2018 average fuel prices reached a four-year high with petrol costing £1.31 per litre and diesel at £1.37 per litre. In Mumbai , where fuel is costlier due to high local taxes, petrol price rose to Rs 74.16 per litre and diesel was at Rs 65.12. [Full Article...]

Dollar falters on bets Fed will pause U.S. rate hikes

Dollar falters on bets Fed will pause U.S. rate hikes On Friday, gold futures ended down $9.00, or 0.7%, at $1,285.80 an ounce. Financial markets are also optimistic about a meeting of U.S. officials and their counterparts in Beijing this week, the first face-to-face talks since U.S. The Fed raised rates four times in 2018. That compares with the mid-2000s, when the Fed increased the benchmark rate by 4.25 percentage points over two years. [Full Article...]

Heathrow flights halted after drone sighting

Heathrow flights halted after drone sighting The rozzers are supposedly investigating the drone appearance, but there's no word on when flights will be back up and running.or should that be flying. The incident ignited concerns about the preparedness of airports to handle the encroachment of drones into commercial airspace. Coincidentally, this comes on the same day the United Kingdom government's Department for Transport announced a s... [Full Article...]

Time is running out for Sears; bankruptcy hearing Tuesday

Time is running out for Sears; bankruptcy hearing Tuesday A judge still needs to approve the agreement. Sears will then hold an auction January 14, when it will compare Lampert's offer against others by liquidators. In various documents, Sears itself acknowledged the problem, previously noting more than 200 suppliers have stopped or refused to ship merchandise to the company in the two weeks heading into bankruptcy, further crippling its business. [Full Article...]

Hamilton residents organize rally to support Indigenous pipeline protesters in B.C.

Hamilton residents organize rally to support Indigenous pipeline protesters in B.C. Both checkpoints - the Unist'ot'en blockade and the Gidimt'en checkpoint - are near Houston, B.C., about 620 kilometres northwest of Vancouver , and along the route of the proposed Coastal GasLink pipeline. A sign for a blockade check point by the Gidimt'en clan of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation. One of Tuesday's largest protests began on Parliament Hill and proceeded through downtown Ottawa ... [Full Article...]

Whoopi hits Ocasio-Cortez for 'pooping on people'

Whoopi hits Ocasio-Cortez for 'pooping on people' Ms. Goldberg's co-hosts nodded in agreement. Ocasio-Cortez, a self-described Democratic socialist, was asked about a comment from Sen. In addition to calling for a 70 percent marginal tax rate on the wealthiest Americans , Rep. It seems like everything Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has done since being elected to Congress has been to get attention. Dianne Feinstein wasn't sitting still. [Full Article...]

Why Elon Musk's New Shanghai Gigafactory Is Crucial for Tesla

Why Elon Musk's New Shanghai Gigafactory Is Crucial for Tesla Tesla plans to produce its Model 3 and Model Y cars in the initial phase of production at the Shanghai plant, with an annual capacity of 250,000 vehicles. Domestic and foreign automakers have been racing to grab shares of China's electric-vehicle sector - already the world's biggest and expected to continue to grow as the Chinese government pushes clean technologies. [Full Article...]

Weakness in China economy gives Beijing incentive for trade deal

Weakness in China economy gives Beijing incentive for trade deal The two-day trade summit began on Monday and is the first face-to-face meeting between both sides since Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump met last month in Argentina. The move prompted China to increase tariffs on United States dollars 110 billion of USA goods. The talks are crucial as the USA stock market continues to be volatile. [Full Article...]

PG&E Stock Continues to Tumble Amid Board Changes, Bankruptcy Fears

PG&E Stock Continues to Tumble Amid Board Changes, Bankruptcy Fears PG&E Corp. stock fell 25% in after-hours trading Friday after a report that the company was eyeing bankruptcy filings for some or all of its businesses. PG&E faces billions of dollars of potential liabilities related to the wildfires if an investigation determines its equipment caused them. The company said it has formed a special board committee that includes independent experts to advise on ... [Full Article...]

Amazon jumps Microsoft, becomes most valuable United States company for first time

Amazon jumps Microsoft, becomes most valuable United States company for first time It became the highest valued USA public company by market capitalization on Monday with a valuation of $797 billion. Microsoft had led the last few weeks with a valuation upwards of $785 billion, but Amazon was able to surpass it after trade talks between Washington and Beijing on Monday, according to the Wall Street Journal . [Full Article...]

Lotto multimillionaire from Surrey, BC, says jackpot win an 'amazing blessing'

Lotto multimillionaire from Surrey, BC, says jackpot win an 'amazing blessing' Speaking through happy tears she added, "Our lives have been changed forever". She purchased her quick pick at the Gateway Newsstand at Tsawwassen Mills. The couple waited several days before coming forward, causing some speculation about how long the mysterious victor might wait before cashing in - particularly as a $1 million prize expired after going unclaimed for a year. [Full Article...]

Powell says Fed will be ‘patient’ with monetary policy in 2019

Powell says Fed will be ‘patient’ with monetary policy in 2019 Jerome Powell said that the central bank was "listening sensitively" to stock markets after the sell-off last month and would be "patient" with its interest rate policy. This marked the first time that Powell had used the word "patient", something that former Fed Chair Janet Yellen used several times during her appointment. [Full Article...]

Governor calls off planned shutdown of NYC subway line

Governor calls off planned shutdown of NYC subway line The tubes received serious damage during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The technology, which was recommended by teams from Columbia and Cornell Universities' engineering schools, has not been used in the US. During the scheduled shutdown, about 15 percent of riders were expected to take bus service, which was set to be enhanced, and 70 percent of the regular riders were expected to travel on other su... [Full Article...]

McDonald’s employee attacked over a straw

McDonald’s employee attacked over a straw She responded with rapid fists of fire in self-defense. According to Biandudi, it wasn't as egregious as it looked. She can be seen taken aback but soon regains her balance and starts punching the man. When officers arrived, they recognized Taylor from the video and arrested him. Records from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office show that Taylor is now held in the Pinellas County Jail on a... [Full Article...]

Settlement waives more than $850000 in Idaho student debts

Settlement waives more than $850000 in Idaho student debts Under the terms of the settlement, CEC will forgive $493.7 million in debt for almost 180,000 former students. Not engage in deceptive or abusive recruiting practices, and not contact students who indicate they no longer wish to be contacted. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom economy loses momentum as Brexit deadline looms

United Kingdom economy loses momentum as Brexit deadline looms That suggests the euro zone economy, which grew just 0.2 percent in the third quarter of 2018, its weakest pace in four years, may slow even further in coming months. Despite a contraction in the level of outstanding business, service sector firms noted a solid rise in employment. The final quarterly average of 2018 matched that seen in the third quarter at 54.7. [Full Article...]

Carlos Ghosn to make first public appearance in seven weeks on Tuesday

Carlos Ghosn to make first public appearance in seven weeks on Tuesday After stripping Ghosn of his chairman position following his arrest, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa has called for changes to weaken the clout of controlling shareholder Renault . While in jail, Ghosn has been ousted as chairman of Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors. Nissan has also been indicted over under-reporting Ghosn's income, while his former aide, Greg Kelly - an ex-Nissan representative director ... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom house prices drop amid Brexit uncertainty

United Kingdom house prices drop amid Brexit uncertainty Meanwhile, both London and the Outer Metropolitan regions continued to see prices decline year on year, leading to a slight overall decline in the south of 0.2%. Wales also outperformed the United Kingdom average with prices up 4% over the year. However, the average price of a Yorkshire home - £157,436, - is still less than half that in the fashionable south-east commuter belt that takes in Read... [Full Article...]

Tuna sells for record $3M in auction at Tokyo's new fish market

Tuna sells for record $3M in auction at Tokyo's new fish market He spent more than twice the previous record of $1.4m, which he paid in 2013. "I didn't expect the price to get this high", said Kiyomura President Kiyoshi Kimura, but added, "We were able to buy a great tuna and hope our customers will enjoy it". [Full Article...]

Fed Chief Jerome Powell Says He Won't Resign If Trump Asks

Fed Chief Jerome Powell Says He Won't Resign If Trump Asks He did not address Fed forecasts from December that sketched out two more rate rises this year, but, combined with the messages of Fed presidents who in recent days downplayed that tightening plan, he delivered the sort of temperate message investors had hoped to hear. [Full Article...]


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