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Trump upbeat on U.S.-China trade meetings

Trump upbeat on U.S.-China trade meetings

President Donald Trump said negotiations are going well on the last day of high-level trade talks between the US and China but that no deal will be final until he meets with Chinese President Xi Ji...

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Rubio praises expected sanctions against Venezuela’s state oil company

Rubio praises expected sanctions against Venezuela’s state oil company

Russian Federation has kept close ties with Maduro and has extended loans to Venezuela, including oil firm Rosneft lending money to Venezuela's state-held firm PDVSA. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo s...

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The US Justice Department just unveiled 23 criminal charges against Huawei

The US Justice Department just unveiled 23 criminal charges against Huawei

David Martin, Meng's lawyer in Canada, didn't immediately respond to messages seeking comment. Meng and Huawei deny any wrongdoing. Ltd., to bypass sanctions placed against Iran. Ms Meng, 46, the co...

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Facebook accused of tricking children into spending thousands playing online games

Facebook accused of tricking children into spending thousands playing online games

The court exhibits obtained by Reveal News (a branch of the US Centre for Investigative Reporting), independently verified against the US District Court of California's records by The Register , co...

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Oil prices slide on swelling United States supply, global market slump

Oil prices slide on swelling United States supply, global market slump

But that's all expected to change this year as gasoline stockpiles surge, and a shortage of heavy crude from Venezuela wouldn't make refiners' lot any easier. Of apparent less concern to traders w...

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Vodafone pauses Huawei network supply purchases in Europe

Vodafone pauses Huawei network supply purchases in Europe

Chief executive Nick Read said the company would temporarily stop the installation of new Huawei equipment in its core telecoms infrastructure in Europe . "His alleged actions have no relation to...

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A temporary end to U.S. govt shutdown

A temporary end to U.S. govt shutdown

U.S. President Donald Trump announces a deal to temporarily reopen the government , in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. He continued: "We will build the Wall!" According to the conse...

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Venezuelan Military Attache to Washington Announces Break with Maduro

Venezuelan Military Attache to Washington Announces Break with Maduro

But the Colombian Defense Ministry reported that the Colombian government is not going to provide the United States will military bases so that the latter could launch a possible military invasion in ...

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BuzzFeed to cut 15% of jobs in latest digital-media retrenchment

BuzzFeed to cut 15% of jobs in latest digital-media retrenchment

This is the second time that BuzzFeed has laid off a significant number of staff in the past 14 months. Today, a new threat seemingly looms over the entire industry, as one reckoning after anothe...

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Russian Federation warns US against military intervention in Venezuela

Russian Federation warns US against military intervention in Venezuela

Gabbard, 37, the first Hindu elected to US Congress and a four-time Democratic lawmaker, recently announced she will run for President in 2020. The European Union, which has imposed sanctions on Mad...

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Venezuela's military backs President Maduro, accuses challenger of 'coup'

Venezuela's military backs President Maduro, accuses challenger of 'coup'

While the Trump administration refuses to comply with Maduro's orders because it no longer recognizes him as Venezuela's leader, Time reported that some us diplomats did begin departing Caracas on...

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FAA: Increase in sick leave causing flight delays

FAA: Increase in sick leave causing flight delays

Departing flights from Philadelphia and Newark are delayed between an hour and an hour and 15 minutes, and LaGuardia departures delayed between 15 and 30 minutes, the FAA said. The U.S. government sh...

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China population growth continued to slow in 2018

China population growth continued to slow in 2018

The yuan CNY=CFXS has retreated to the weaker side of 6.8 per dollar this week, but is still up almost 3 percent since early December on hopes that Washington and Beijing may be inching toward a tra...

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Google Slapped with $57 Million Fine in Landmark GDPR Case

Google Slapped with $57 Million Fine in Landmark GDPR Case

France's data protection watchdog is slapping Google with an unprecedented fine citing the company's failure to meet privacy and transparency standards with user information. The GDPR is the world's ...

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Global fuel market: still many uncertainties in both demand and supply

Global fuel market: still many uncertainties in both demand and supply

Neil Atkinson , head of oil industry and markets division at International Energy Agency , told Bloomberg television that "We think during the first quarter of 2019, supply and demand will be f...

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Oxford University Bars Donations From Huawei

Oxford University Bars Donations From Huawei

While new funds won't be accepted from the company, Oxford says ongoing projects supported by Huawei funding will continue, and those include two projects already approved by the university that have ...

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Cadillac presented the electric crossover

Cadillac presented the electric crossover

GM is developing an EV platform and says Cadillac will be the first brand to come onboard. GM said its gearing up to position Cadillac as a luxury rival to the current segment leader, Tesla . Tha...

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House to revote on stopgap funding bill next week

House to revote on stopgap funding bill next week

Senator Patty Murray joined Senate Democrats on the Senate floor and on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to share more stories from Washington state families who have been impacted by the Trump Shu...

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Brexit: France activates no-deal plan

Brexit: France activates no-deal plan

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers his speech during the 134th Durham Miners' Gala on July 14, 2018, in Durham, England. Labour MPs Hilary Benn and Yvette Cooper, as well as Plaid Cymru's Liz Sa...

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Ford to engineer and build bakkies for Volkswagen

Ford to engineer and build bakkies for Volkswagen

This committee will be led by Hackett and Diess and will include senior executives from both companies, the automakers said . Both parties are open to further vehicle programmes in the future, an...

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Huawei is reportedly under federal investigation by the U.S. Justice Department

Huawei is reportedly under federal investigation by the U.S. Justice Department

Huawei said in a statement the company and T-Mobile settled their disputes in 2017 following a U.S. jury verdict that found "neither damage, unjust enrichment nor willful and malicious conduct by Huaw...

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez says to serve on financial services panel

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez says to serve on financial services panel

Their reported appointments to the House Financial Services Committee would be a setback for the industry, which had hoped the committee would be filled by moderate Democrats more sympathetic to their...

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Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated in Commons vote

Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated in Commons vote

If, as widely expected, May loses Tuesday's vote, she will live to fight another day. In the last few weeks May has sought new reassurances on the deal's most contentious section, an insurance polic...

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Ford Explorer Hybrid signals the start of a big electrified push

Ford Explorer Hybrid signals the start of a big electrified push

Ford Performance is the group responsible for ST and RS models, Shelby Mustangs, and with Ford eradicating most cars from its North American lineup, an increasing number of SUVs, including the Edge S...

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PG&E talking with banks about multibillion dollar bankruptcy financing package

PG&E talking with banks about multibillion dollar bankruptcy financing package

The news sent the company's shares tumbling by almost 50% in Monday's early trading. The news, which came hours after chief executive Geisha Williams abruptly stepped down Sunday night, sent PG...

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Air visitors controllers' union sues over unpaid work throughout authorities shutdown

Air visitors controllers' union sues over unpaid work throughout authorities shutdown

The AP's Tom Namako reported that Miami International Airport has had to close a terminal because security screeners are calling in sick at twice the normal rate during the shutdown. NATCA also ...

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Trade war: China says U.S. talks 'laid ground' to resolve dispute

Trade war: China says U.S. talks 'laid ground' to resolve dispute

The "negotiations" consisted of USA officials insisting that Beijing meet a long list of demands, but offering nothing in return, other than not proceeding with the higher tariffs. Facing a March de...

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Tax refunds could be delayed due to government shutdown

Tax refunds could be delayed due to government shutdown

The continuing government shutdown is having an impact on the agency Americans love to hate; the Internal Revenue Service . If consumers haven't received tax forms by mid-February, they are advised...

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Apple iPhone XI might have the ugliest triple camera solution so far

Apple iPhone XI might have the ugliest triple camera solution so far

Firstly the arrangement of camera sensors, LED flash and what appears to be a microphone is nothing like what we've seen in the Mate 20 Pro . We're a barely a week into 2019 and rumors surrounding ...

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Apple issues profit warning as iPhone/iPad sales fail to hit targets

Apple issues profit warning as iPhone/iPad sales fail to hit targets

At the White House news conference, Trump was asked whether he was concerned about Apple's earlier this week. With the Chinese economy slowing, "I really think they want to" reach an agreement, he...

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