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U.S. government asks allies to drop Huawei equipment, WSJ says

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As part of an "extraordinary outreach campaign", USA officials have reportedly reached out to their government counterparts and telecom executives in European and Asian countries where Huawei equipment is already in use, warning them about the "national security risks" posed by the Chinese firm. Read More »

Climate Change May Push Millions From Coasts and US Isn’t Ready

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The report, which is mandated by law, "concludes that the evidence of human-caused climate change is overwhelming and continues to strengthen, that the impacts of climate change are intensifying across the country, and that climate-related threats to Americans' physical, social, and economic well-being are rising". Read More »

Stores usher Black Friday with easier ways to get deals

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The firm expects overall Black Friday sales to top $23 billion this year, up from $21 billion last year. It would have been easier to turn on their computers over plates of leftover turkey and take advantage of the Black Friday deals most retailers now offer online. Read More »

Tesla slashing prices on cars in China to offset tariffs

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With a lot of people still waiting for Tesla to bring in the base Tesla Model 3 that they promised, you would think that Tesla will be trying to work towards that first but it is not as Tesla announce that they will now start taking orders for the Tesla Model 3 in China. Read More »

Louisiana couple finds $1.8M lottery ticket while housecleaning

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They headed to the lottery website to see if they were winners, and realized one ticket matched all of the numbers listed. A New Orleans couple who wanted their home to be tidy for Thanksgiving guests really cleaned up: They found a $1.8 million Lotto ticket on a nightstand. Read More »

Range Rover Evoque gets hybrid tech to cut emissions

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Perhaps the images of the side profile will help you and me confirm that it is the new Evoque and not the Velar . It still oozes style and the vehicle's dramatic proportions are amplified by its pronounced shoulders and wheel arches. At speeds below 17 kmph, the engine is created to shut off while the driver applies the brakes. The new Range Rover Evoque features All-Wheel Drive and Driveline Disconnect as standard. Read More »

Japan extends Ghosn detention as Renault holds fire on ousting vehicle boss

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The pair were arrested on Monday after an internal investigation found Mr Ghosn had failed to disclose £34.5m in income and misused company funds. The arrest has sparked questions over whether the alliance of Nissan , Renault and Mitsubishi Motors can survive without Ghosn, seen as the glue holding together his fractious creation, which globally employs around 450,000 people. Read More »

Black Friday to Cyber Monday Deals on Electronics, TVs, Clothes

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That means that post offices, banks and the stock market will reopen on Friday. So what stores open on Thanksgiving, and what are the holiday hours? But unless those handful of items particularly intrigue you, you're probably better off taking advantage of the deals you can get right now . Read More »

Parliament Will Stop A No-Deal Brexit , Says Amber Rudd

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Asked whether it is not clear that the package will not get through the Commons, Ms Rudd told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "'I don't accept that at all.' But Ms Rudd - who returned to the Cabinet last week following the resignation of Esther McVey - said that if the agreement did fail 'anything could happen". Read More »

Dolce & Gabbana shows that marketing blunders know no borders

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A spokeswoman of retail giant Suning.com said they have removed all Dolce & Gabbana products after the incident. Chinese shopping platforms have also removed D&G listings from their websites. Meanwhile, high-profile Chinese celebrities and KOLs including actors Li Bingbing, Chen Kun , Diliraba, Zhang Ziyi and actor-singer Huang Xiaoming were among a host of stars distancing themselves from the brand and vowing not to buy D&G products. Read More »

SA Reserve Bank set to keep interest rates unchanged

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Governor Lesetja Kganyago said that three members of the MPC preferred an increase, while three members preferred a hold, with the final say effectively falling on the governor's shoulders. The Bank also came under pressure from the International Monetary Fund earlier this week to maintain inflation at 4.5% with a warning not try to boost an economy weakened by structural constraints. Read More »

Cars separate on NYC-bound Amtrak train leaving passengers stranded

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Amtrak said no injuries were reported to the 287 passengers or crew, and the passengers were transferred to a new train so they could continue their trip shortly before 10 p.m. "About ten minutes out of Albany, heard a pop smelled electrical burning and felt a rush of cold air", he tweeted . No one was injured, officials said. Read More »

CUPW Rejects Canada Post’s Latest Offer And Will Continue Rotating Strikes

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Canada's labour minister is threatening back-to-work legislation if the government does not see a resolution to the ongoing Canada Post strike soon. Justin Trudeau , the Prime Minister of Canada , weighed in with a last-minute request to both parties on Saturday night only a few hours before the final deadline at midnight regarding the Crown Corporation's offer. Read More »

United States stocks take sharp losses as tech, internet companies drop

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The S&P 500 index fell 45 points, or 1.7 percent, to 2,690. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 395.78 points, or 1.6 percent, to 25,017.44. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 119.65 points, or 1.70 percent, to 6,908.82. Renault shares dropped 8.4 percent on Monday and another 2.5 percent Tuesday. Stocks sank Monday as investors focused on simmering trade tension between Washington and Beijing after the two governments clashed at a weekend conference. Read More »

Land Rover Teases The Next-Gen Evoque With Wire-frame Sculpture

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Though the British marque suggests the new model will set "new standards of design, capability and sustainability", the 1:1-scale structures show Land Rover has not gone overly radical with the new design. A plug-in hybrid variant is also expected to be part of the all-new Evoque's powertrain choices. "Where better to put these bespoke installations on display than in the heart of London - one of the greatest cities in the world". Read More »

More people expected to travel for Thanksgiving

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Over four million will fly and over one million will travel by other modes of transportation like bus and train. With longer security screening lines and crowded terminals expected at San Diego International Airport, experts recommend arriving at least two hours before a flight's departure. Read More »

May in Brussels to finalize Brexit deal with EU

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May's deal is opposed by both supporters and opponents of Brexit within her party, the DUP's 10 lawmakers, the Labour Party and all other parties in parliament. The withdrawal treaty itself is all but final, and preparations are under way for Sunday's summit to sign it, but there remains the matter of the parallel 20-page political declaration on future relations. Read More »

Province introduces ride-sharing legislation today

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Michael van Hemmen, who heads Uber's Western Canadian operations, anxious that caps on numbers of vehicles and controls on pricing could present a major roadblock to the company's expansion into B.C. "What we heard (Monday) was a system that the transportation board is going to determine how many cars are on the road in any particular area at any particular time, which completely defeats the objective, we think, of ride-sharing". Read More »

Ikea swings axe at 7,500 jobs as it doubles down on digital

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IKEA plans to increase its India headcount from 1,500 to 15,000 in future of which 50% will be women. The new jobs will be created at smaller stores, called Touchpoints. Those efforts will result in Ikea needing to hire new people, the company said. The company intends to reach 200 million Indians in the coming three years through different channels as it looks at India as a new and expanding retail market for Ingka Group, the parent firm of IKEA. Read More »

Nissan's Carlos Ghosn arrested over misconduct claims

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Ghosn ". Philippe Lagayette will remain the lead independent director. Ghosn is accused of under-reporting income of about $44 million and misusing company funds at Nissan , where he was also chairman. Later prosecutors said in a statement that Mr Ghosn and senior executive Greg Kelly had conspired to understate Mr Ghosn's compensation, starting in 2010. Read More »

Apple Stock Price Target Is Cut Again at Goldman

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That's the iPhone Xs , iPhone Xs Max , and iPhone Xr. Each of the five FAANG stocks - Facebook , Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet - slipped into a bear market on Monday - meaning a fall of 20 per cent or more from the stock's 52-week high. Read More »

Striking Tulip observation tower planned for London

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The steel-framed observation "bubble" would be fully wrapped in high-efficiency glass, and feature sky bridges , glass slides , a restaurant and bar, and multiple floors worth of programming. However, we wouldn't be surprised if there was pushback against this odd building becoming a permanent fixture of London's skyline, so time will tell. Read More »

Here Are Amazon's Cheap Black Friday Video Game Deals

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Yet the price listed on Amazon for the TV was nearly £50 below that figure on at least 62 occasions after Black Friday. The Fitbit Alta HR activity tracker wasn't advertised as a Black Friday deal , but was sold at £109.99 with a £10 discount applied by John Lewis on the day. Read More »

Nissan to propose removal of chairman Carlos Ghosn over 'financial misconduct'

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Japanese media said Mr Ghosn voluntarily submitted to questioning by Tokyo prosecutors on Monday. Renault could find other industrial partners, he said, or the importance of Ghosn may be overrated. Ousting Ghosn, 64, is bound to raise questions about an alliance that he personally shaped and had pledged to consolidate with a deeper tie-up, before eventually stepping back from its operational leadership. Read More »