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Genesis premiers ‘Mint’ EV concept auto in NY

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The Mint ditches a traditional boot in favour of a parcel shelf accessed by scissor-style side openings, which have been built with a low load-in point for easy access. In front of it is a leather-lined cabin with a bench seat, a rectangular steering wheel fitted with a display in the middle of it. and three small round control pods on either side. Read More »

North Korea says it tested new weapon, demands Pompeo be sidelined

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Her seat in the stands just feet away from USA vice-president Mike Pence gave substance to suggestions she had been entrusted to represent the regime at the highest possible level and that view was cemented when she was at the table of the first, historic inter-Korean summit between Kim Jong-un his opposite number Moon Jae-in. Read More »

Kim Jong Un oversees testing of 'powerful' North Korean missile

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Some observers have been expecting North Korea to orchestrate "low-level provocations", like artillery or short-range missile tests, to register its anger over the way nuclear negotiations were going. Speaking at an event in Texas this week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the North Korean leader had promised Donald Trump to denuclearise, saying "our teams are working with the North Koreans to chart a path forward so that we can get there". Read More »

Subaru Outback Revealed With Turbo Power And More Tech Than Ever

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Subaru has been moving to upgrade its interiors over the last several years and, with the 2020 Outback, is adding a new premium-grade model, the Onyx Edition . Other available features include responsive headlights that rotate as the vehicle turns, blind spot warning, and rear cross traffic alert with automatic braking. Read More »

Chewy Chips Ahoy! cookies recalled after reports of some people getting sick

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Chewy Chips Ahoy , the popular soft cookie brand sold in a red package, has been recalled by the producer's parent company. No other products by Mondelez Global are under a recall. They bear UPC code 0 44000 03223 4 and have "best when used by" dates of 07SEPT2019, 08SEPT2019, 14SEPT2019 and 15SEPT2019. The cookies in question have best when used by dates of September 7, 8, 14 and 15 - all in 2019. Read More »

Carl’s Jr. to Debut CBD-Infused Burger on 4/20

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Carl's Jr. will be the first fast food chain to sell a CBD-infused menu item. The limited-time food item, known as the Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight , will include two beef patties, pickled jalapeños, pepper jack cheese, and Carl's Jr. Read More »

United Kingdom consumers keep calm and carry on shopping before Brexit deadline

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Sterling rose on the data, reaching a session high against the euro. Britain was due to leave the European Union on March 29 but it was postponed as Parliament failed to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. "That reflects a slow recovery from a decade-long wage squeeze and, perhaps, a willingness to look through the apparently never-ending uncertainty that is Brexit". Read More »

Did Facebook have plans to sell users’ data?

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The 4,000 pages report , which was leaked by anonymous sources, sheds light on how top executives of Facebook, including CEO Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg, considered making deals with third-party developers to evaluate exactly how much profit users' data would fetch. Read More »

STL Moms: Hunt for eggs and a cure this Easter

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Along with hunting Easter eggs, families could take pictures with the Easter bunny, Wiley Coyote from the National Guard, and Radar the Patrol Dog. Also, there will be face painting, karaoke, jumpers, and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself! Kids can hunt for candy, play games and win prizes. Read More »

Jet Airways seeks emergency funds, operates only 5 planes

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Debt-laden Jet Airways likely to temporarily shut down its operations as the lenders failed to approve emergency fundings, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC-TV18. Only the shortlisted candidates will be allowed to bid, said the sources on condition of anonymity. Jet CEO Vinay Dube is believed to have written a letter to chief lender SBI in this regard. Read More »

Jet Airways pilots body defers 'no flying' decision

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Currently, Jet Airways is operating only 6-7 planes, dozens of others were seized by creditors in recent weeks. The airline is credited with successfully breaking the monopoly of state-run Air India Ltd. The de-registration request section on the DGCA website showed on Friday that lessors have applied to de-register 19 aircraft owing to unpaid dues. Read More »

No sight of funds, uncertainty hangs heavy at Jet Airways

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Jet and its lead lender State Bank of India (SBI) did not immediately respond to requests for comment. " Unfortunately, despite its very best efforts, the airline has been left with no other choice today but to go ahead with a temporary suspension of flight operations ", the statement reads. Read More »

President Trump promotes tax cuts, eyes 2020 in Burnsville visit

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Eastern Time . The president gave a thumbs up through a auto window as he arrived. For middle America, the tax cut return/boost has been barely noticeable in their paychecks. "My guess is majority don't do their own taxes, and I certainly don't trust them to look through the decades of success that the President has and determine anything", Sanders told Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday". Read More »

Tesla Raising Price of Its Full Self-Driving Option From May 1

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Both the Panasonic and the next-12-months production tweets are noteworthy in light of the settlement that sprang from Musk tweeting in August of previous year about trying to take Tesla private. "He said that his client" really does what he is told". Bloomberg reports that the tweet comes amid concern about the future performance of the company after reports that Tesla and Panasonic were shelving their plans to expand the production capacity of the Nevada gigafactory. Read More »

Uber Files for an IPO: What You Should Know

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The company said it sustained an operating loss of $3 billion. Uber is the largest of the "unicorns" or venture backed firms worth at least $1 billion to list on Wall Street, and is one of the key companies in the "sharing economy" which is based on offering services to replace ownership of cars, homes and other commodities. Read More »

Saudi oil cuts deeper than promised: IEA | ABS-CBN

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Earlier this week, the Energy Information Administration reported that US crude inventories rose to their highest level since November 2017. The perception that analytical worries shift from one extreme to the other as frequently as crude prices rise and fall was not lost on Tamas Varga , senior analyst at PVM Oil Associates , who stated in a research note published Thursday that "There are so many uncertainties surrounding the oil market that it makes it virtually impossible to ... Read More »

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Trump will spread the migrant "burden" to sanctuary cities

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Additionally, Mnuchin did not say whether the Treasury Department would complete it's legal review of the request by the April 23rd deadline. "Those concerns lack any merit", Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) wrote . The Trump administration is dealing with an ever-increasing number of Central American migrants crossing the U.S. -Mexico border that has pushed the immigration system to the breaking point. Read More »

Cain may not be able to pass US Senate hearings

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Senators Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Mitt Romney, R-Utah, have already expressed their opposition to Cain's nomination. Moore, and fellow Trump nominee Herman Cain , a former restaurant chain executive, are battling for the two vacant seats on the Fed's Board of Governors, positions that would give them a say for years on interest-rate policy and bank regulation. Read More »

US unveils plans to speed up 5G wireless deployment

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President Trump and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai are expected to announce the administration's latest plans to ensure United States leadership in 5G and expand high-speed broadband access to rural areas across the country. Read More »

Wells Fargo's Q1 profit rises 16% as cost cuts pay off

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Wells Fargo on April 12 reported $5.5 billion of earnings attributable to common shareholders for the first quarter of 2019, in its first set of results since Tim Sloan resigned as the US bank's chief executive. He did not give a timetable for when a new CEO might be announced. "Numerically, for the quarter, earnings were okay but management dropped guidance, in particular, for net interest income for the full year", Morningstar analyst Eric Compton said. Read More »

Popular Fisher-Price Product Linked to 10 Baby Deaths

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The USCPSC and Fisher-Price are now begging parents to stop using the Rock 'n Play Sleeper as soon as their children are able to roll over when they are awake - as they are then able to do so in their sleep too - or after they are three months old. Read More »

Million Rock 'n Play Sleepers Recalled by Fisher-Price

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Doctors advise parents to position babies on their backs in cribs, bassinets or other infant beds, however by the time babies are about three months old, they can roll themselves over - and might do so in their sleep. The company said that children older than 3 months who have learned how to roll over should not use the "Rock 'N Play". 'This product is deadly and should be recalled immediately, ' Dr. Read More »

House votes to restore Obama-era net neutrality rules

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The net neutrality rules were first approved by the FCC in 2015, during the Obama administration, and were meant to keep the internet open and fair. The latest legislative effort comes amid a legal showdown over the repeal. The Trump administration said the bill would "return to the heavy-handed regulatory approach of the previous administration". Read More »

Jet hits more turbulence as fleet shrinks and fuel terms tightened

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Due to cash crunch, the airline has been paying only part salaries to its 16,000 employees, which forced pilots to send a legal notice to the management, which is now being headed by the lenders led by State Bank of India, on Tuesday. and/or restructuring of the existing facilities and infusion of funds by way of loans or acquisition of up to 75 per cent equity stake in the company". Read More »

Uber reveals strong growth, huge losses ahead of IPO

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Shares in its smaller rival closed at $61.01 on Thursday, 15 percent below its IPO price set late last month, a development which has sent chilling signal for other tech start-ups looking to go public. That would make it the largest IPO since Alibaba Group went public in 2014 with a staring valuation of $169 billion. Uber continues to be heavily loss-making despite its significant growth and expansion into new businesses, the taxi app has revealed as it filed to go public in NY. Read More »

China's proposed cryptocurrency mining ban is unrealistic and reaction overblown

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The public still has until May 7 to comment on the ban. After banning initial coin offerings and calling on local exchanges to halt virtual currency trading in 2017, Chinese officials past year outlined proposals to discourage cryptomining - the computing process that makes transactions with virtual currencies possible, but consumes vast amounts of power. Read More »

White House defends Trump's Fed choices

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A leading economics advisor to President Donald Trump claims the administration isn't trying to damage the freedom of the Federal Reserve by appointing two of the close political allies of Trump into the Fed board. Besides being a very successful entrepreneurial businessman, he was a board member of the Kansas City Federal Reserve and actually was the chairman of the board of the Kansas City Federal Reserve. Read More »

International Monetary Fund warns of global economic downturn

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Despite the lowered forecast for 2019, the International Monetary Fund expects the global economy to pick up in the second half of this year, thanks to more growth-friendly policies from central banks. The IMF is holding its spring meeting in Washington this week, with the world's finance ministers and central bankers preparing to attend. For the United States , IMF economists downgraded their growth forecast for this year to 2.3 per cent from 2.9 per cent in 2018. Read More »

Wynn terminates negotiations to take over Australia's Crown Resorts

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Crown has endured a turbulent three-year period in which it retreated from its expansion plans in Las Vegas and Macau , while 19 of its staff were arrested and jailed in 2017 for promoting gambling in China. The company has since closed nearly all its regional marketing offices in Asia, which funneled big-stakes players to Australia, and sold out of a Macau casino venture. Read More »

Boeing to cut production rate of its 737 Max jets this week

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The No.1 USA carrier had on March 24 said it had canceled flights through April 24, citing grounding of 737 MAX aircraft . The airline has two dozen 737 Max jets in its fleet. Boeing is expected to submit the software update to the FAA in the coming weeks. Another research proved that the Ethiopian airlines faced the fatal crash because a sensor erroneously triggered the anti- stall system; this system is named as the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (in short, MCAS). Read More »

When is the Best, Worst Time to Buy Gasoline?

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However, Wednesday is the most expensive day of the week to fill up in NY. Prices on average were slightly lower in the North and South counties, primarily sticking in the $3.50 to $3.90 range, with a few exceptions. "Finally consumers have reason to be motivated about Monday since it offers the biggest savings on gasoline and little wait, if any, to fill up", said Patrick DeHaan , head of petroleum, analysis at GasBuddy . Read More »

United Kingdom set to lose European commissioner role over Brexit delay

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Amid the uncertainties of what might happen in Brussels today, the only certainty is that the Brexit journey has a long way to run. But Conservative former minister Tim Loughton, also speaking in yesterday's debate, appealed to French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel to turn the request down. Read More »

Ashley's Sports Direct drops plan to buy Debenhams

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The decision has wiped out shareholders, including Newcastle United FC owner Mr Ashley . The company will now look to sell its assets as a growing concern, while continuing to trade. The administration comes after a battle between Mr Ashley and the Debenhams board over the future of the 240-year-old company. With tensions increasing between the two sides, Ashley even demanded that Debenhams board members take lie detector tests. Read More »

FCA to pay Tesla for help in avoiding European emissions violations

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By 2021, manufacturers need to achieve an average fleet emissions figure of 95g/km or face a fine of 95 Euros multipled by their total volume for every gramme over target. The exact amount of the payment has not been revealed, but is is hundreds said to be hundreds of millions. "FCA is committed to reducing the emissions of all our products". Read More »

World's richest man agrees to $35 billion divorce deal

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Bezos is retaining 75 percent of the former couple's Amazon shares, which is about 12 percent of the company, while MacKenzie is keeping roughly 4 percent, according to The New York Times . " MacKenzie most of all". "And I'm very much looking forward to our new relationship as friends and co-parents". "In all our work together, MacKenzie's abilities have been on full display". Read More »

Job market surges with payroll gain of 196,000

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In 2018, employment percentage in the United States reached 223,000 per month. After revisions, job gains have averaged 180,000 per month over the last 3 months. Employment in construction showed little change in March (+16,000) but has increased by 246,000 over the past 12 months. The professional and technical services sector grew by 34,000 jobs last month, adding more than 311,000 in the last 12 months. Read More »

Ford unveils all new Kuga SUV

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The smallest looks to be the most interesting. Ford calls the proportions more "premium". The surfaces are both more sculpted and more simplified, and the designers say it creates a more energetic appearance than before. The new Kuga engine line-up is very comprehensive. Of the four propulsion options, there will not only be a regular hybrid , but a plug-in hybrid as well. Read More »

Theresa May to hold Brexit crisis talks with Jeremy Corbyn

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A hard core of pro-Brexit legislators in May's Conservative Party dismiss this as "Project Fear" and argue for what they call a "clean Brexit". Professor Matthew Goodwin from the University of Kent at Canterbury told The Telegraph , "These data show significant levels of support for leaving the European Union without a deal, but especially outside of London and also Scotland". Read More »

UK's Theresa May concedes Brexit deal won't pass 'in near future'

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The letter said: " Theresa May has been clear that the legally binding part of the Brexit deal, the Withdrawal Agreement, can not be renegotiated". Eighty Labour MPs wrote to Jeremy Corbyn on Saturday urging him to secure a guarantee of a second referendum in any Brexit deal he reaches with May. Read More »

Corona, Modelo beers drive Constellation beat, wines leave a stain

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The New York-based alcohol producer brought in earnings of $1.84 per share on revenue of $1.79 billion for the quarter, compared to Street expectations of $1.72 EPS on revenue of $1.73 billion. In August 2018, Constellation Brands invested $3.8 billion in Canadian cannabis firm Canopy Growth Corporation. Constellation also will soon roll out its new Corona Refresca beverage, a flavored malt beverage targeting women. Read More »

Herman Cain Joining Trump Administration

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Mr Cain is also remembered for his 9-9-9 tax reform plan during the 2012 White House bid and this viral campaign video by an adviser. "A truly outstanding individual I think he would do very well there". "Perhaps the bigger issue is that Cain has said - repeatedly - that the United States should return to the gold standard", she writes . During his 2012 presidential campaign, Cain famously touted an economic plan, the "9-9-9 Plan", which would have replaced the US tax system with a flat 9 ... Read More »

Trump supporters, opponents gather at US-Mexico border ahead of President's visit

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We can't take you. The US president has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexican cars imported to the United States if Mexico does not deter the mass US-bound illegal migration crossing through its territory. For many years, families arriving at the border were typically released from USA custody immediately and allowed to settle with family or friends in the US while their immigration cases wound their way through the courts, a process that often takes years. Read More »