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Canada Post workers begin rotating strikes across the country

Canada Post workers begin rotating strikes across the country

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) filed a strike notice earlier this week after ten months of negotiations to renew collective agreements. "We've done everything we could to try and reach ...

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Musk says LA Hyperloop tunnel to be unveiled December 10

Musk says LA Hyperloop tunnel to be unveiled December 10

On Sunday night, Tesla , SpaceX , and Boring Company CEO Elon Musk tweeted "The first tunnel is nearly done", adding that the tunnel will open December 10. says on its website. Privately held Bo...

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China's GDP growth hits 6.7% in first three quarters in 2018

China's GDP growth hits 6.7% in first three quarters in 2018

The benchmark Shanghai Composite index touched its lowest level in almost four years yesterday before closing down 2.9 per cent, dragged down by falling energy shares hit by cheaper oil and by wides...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook urges Bloomberg to retract spy chip story

Apple CEO Tim Cook urges Bloomberg to retract spy chip story

While the tech giant not only denies the report, it also made a detailed company statement signed by the Vice President of Information Security, refuting the claims of such an incident. Bloomberg h...

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Friday's Mega Millions jackpot soars to $1 billion

Friday's Mega Millions jackpot soars to $1 billion

According to the N.C. Education Lottery, which offers Mega Millions tickets, a single victor in Friday's drawing would have received $565.6 million if they took the cash option. The current jackpot be...

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Winning numbers for $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot drawn

Winning numbers for $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot drawn

Here's what to do if you're looking to win the jackpot. If ticket holders fail to win the Mega Millions jackpot , they can also pursue their dreams by participating in the Powerball lottery, wh...

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Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs to $970 Million

Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs to $970 Million

Unfortunately, even as the big prize for Tuesday night's drawing increases to the fourth-largest in US history, the odds of matching all six numbers and winning the game don't improve. According to a ...

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European Union budget chief seeks to ease tensions with Italy

European Union budget chief seeks to ease tensions with Italy

The government asked Brussels to sanction a 2.4% annual spending deficit next year that would increase the country's total debt to GDP level, which is now the second highest in the European Union be...

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Saudi crown prince had no knowledge of 'specific' Khashoggi operation

Saudi crown prince had no knowledge of 'specific' Khashoggi operation

The foreign ministry said Egypt "was confident that the investigation would reveal the truth". "There is the presumption of innocence until proven guilty". On Thursday, President Donald Trump sa...

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Cobalt Air Goes Into Administration, Flights Cancelled

Cobalt Air Goes Into Administration, Flights Cancelled

In a statement, Cobalt Air called the shutdown "a sad day" for the airline and its employees after "working relentlessly during the last months to secure long-term financing". "It seems they were no...

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Oil prices ease as supply outlook improves

Oil prices ease as supply outlook improves

Saudi Arabia could decide to slow-walk future output hikes. With about two weeks to go before the second round of United States sanctions on Iran come into effect, India seems to have worked out ...

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Burger King’s Halloween Burger Is ‘Clinically Proven to Induce Nightmares,’ Chain Says

Burger King’s Halloween Burger Is ‘Clinically Proven to Induce Nightmares,’ Chain Says

But wait, there's more: Burger King is proudly touting the fact that The Nightmare King is likely to give you actual nightmares! A new ad shows participants hooked up to sleep monitoring machines af...

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Lawsuit Alleges Facebook Fraudulently Inflated Video Ad Metrics by Massive Amounts

Lawsuit Alleges Facebook Fraudulently Inflated Video Ad Metrics by Massive Amounts

The new claims against Facebook, if proven true, show the company yet again failing to handle an internal error with proper transparency, which will come as another blow to the degree of marketers' ...

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Tesla Launches Cheaper Version of Model 3: What You Need to Know

Tesla Launches Cheaper Version of Model 3: What You Need to Know

Tesla's website puts the new car's purchase price at $45,000 before fees and taxes. Still, when Musk took to Twitter recently to announce that Tesla is now offering a "mid-range" Model 3 ...

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Netflix Sends Stock Soaring After Beating Earnings Expectations in Q3

Netflix Sends Stock Soaring After Beating Earnings Expectations in Q3

Netflix is planning a new film and television production hub in New Mexico; new research finds that one-third of "gluten-free" foods sold in US restaurants actually contains trace levels of the subst...

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Paddington station closed after damage to electric wires

Paddington station closed after damage to electric wires

Two of the four lines usually used were opened at around 12.40pm after engineers cleared debris and restored power so trapped trains could be moved, but Network Rail , the Government-owned company re...

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Trade war with China represents persisting United States concerns

Trade war with China represents persisting United States concerns

The deal has allowed the country to flood the United States with cheap goods at shipping discounts of up to 70 percent, putting American companies at a disadvantage and straining the US mail system wh...

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Tesla secures Shanghai site for $2 billion China Gigafactory China 17:47

Tesla secures Shanghai site for $2 billion China Gigafactory China 17:47

In May, Tesla announced it was cutting its vehicle prices in China after Beijing conceding from pressure from the Trump administration and announced it would cut tariffs on imported cars from 25 p...

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Audio recording emerges of 'murder' of Saudi journalist

Audio recording emerges of 'murder' of Saudi journalist

Referring to the Saudis, Pompeo said he told Trump that when the Saudi investigation was completed "we can make decisions about how - or if - the United States should respond to the incident surroun...

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Marijuana Is Now Legal in Canada. Here's How It's Going So Far

Marijuana Is Now Legal in Canada. Here's How It's Going So Far

Canada's federal approval has given its industry a huge advantage over its American counterpart, including unfettered access to banking and billions of dollars in investment. It's a different story in...

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$1 million Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey

Add that to the Mega Millions jackpot to be drawn Friday, which has swollen to $900 million, and there are combined jackpots well past $1.3 billion at stake. The last Powerball jackpot, which totale...

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Trump wants evidence missing journo killed by Saudi agents

Trump wants evidence missing journo killed by Saudi agents

In his brief comments to reporters, Pompeo also stressed the "longstanding strategic relationship" between the US and Saudi Arabia . "They said, 'Yes, Turan, and let's tell you even beyond that, he...

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Trump says U.S. needs Saudis in fight against terror, Iran

Trump says U.S. needs Saudis in fight against terror, Iran

Japanese media company Nikkei is the latest to withdraw from Davos in the Desert, as the confab is known, joining CNN, Bloomberg, New York Times , CNBC, the Financial Times , Economist Editor in C...

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Tesla rises as Musk's SEC settlement approved by USA judge

Tesla rises as Musk's SEC settlement approved by USA judge

Musk agreed, in the settlement reached on September 29, to step down as chairman of Tesla and pay a $ 20 million fine. On Oct. 4, just hours after the court ordered him and the SEC to explain w...

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Oil Ends Sharply Lower As Supply Increases

Oil Ends Sharply Lower As Supply Increases

Brent crude was down 50 cents a barrel at $80.28 by 1320 GMT. The unhinged bullishness at the end of September and early October was stoked by fears that Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation won't...

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Saudi stocks rebound after Khashoggi fallout

Saudi stocks rebound after Khashoggi fallout

Rather, if Saudis face "political pressures" such as accusations or sanctions, "the outcome of these weak endeavors, like their predecessors, is a demise". "We are sadly and anxiously following the co...

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Five million Mega Millions ticket sold at south Texas store

Five million Mega Millions ticket sold at south Texas store

The chance of matching all six numbers and taking home the grand prize is one in 302.5 million. The winning numbers were: 3, 45, 49, 61 and 69, plus the gold Mega Ball of 9. Virgin Islands. The Me...

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Turkish police search Saudi consul's home in Khashoggi case

Turkish police search Saudi consul's home in Khashoggi case

Swaths of USA executives have declined to attend the Future Investment Initiative conference next week. The chief executive of French bank Societe Generale has cancelled his attendance at a Saudi A...

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Committed to meet India's oil demand: Saudi Energy Minister

Committed to meet India's oil demand: Saudi Energy Minister

The sentiment in the market that vanishing of a big oil producer from the market may hamper supplies, is impacting prices and causing volatility in the market. Among others who are likely to attend th...

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Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries now have $1 billion combined jackpot

Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries now have $1 billion combined jackpot

It's the second biggest Mega Millions drawing ever, and the third biggest lottery jackpot in USA history. Between Tuesday night's Mega Millions jackpot and the prize for the following night's P...

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