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Amazon Has Made its Decision...Ocasio Cortez Is Not Happy

Amazon has amassed an unduplicated database of available sites and cities' strengths and weaknesses from the volumes of HQ2 proposals submitted. The company said the new facility would create as many as 50,000 jobs and cost at least $5 billi...

MI becomes first Midwest state to legalize recreational marijuana

Many opposed to the measure argued that the proposal was too unstructured as it would have allowed for people to grow and possess as much cannabis as they want. "This is yet another historic election for the movement to end marijuana prohibition. Yet...

What you need to know about the Pa. midterm elections

Laying into the tangled legal scandals enveloping the Trump administration - especially the possible collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian operatives - Obama scoffed, "They've racked up enough indictments to fill a football team"....

Apple Will No Longer Report Hardware Sales Figures

Apple's faithful customers aren't snapping up iPhones quite as enthusiastically as anticipated heading into the crucial holiday shopping season. Sure enough, in the three month period ending in September, Apple sold just shy of 47 million iPhones, ...

Crude oil is doing something it hasn't done in years

The reign as world's biggest oil producer may be short-lived: Russian Federation in September produced 11.37 million barrels a day and they may be above 11.4 million in October. Brent and US futures have dropped on growing concern over a possible s...

IBM buying North Carolina-based Red Hat in $34B deal

Both Red Hat and IBM said the combined company will accelerate "hybrid multi-cloud adoption". "IBM's commitment to keeping the things that have made Red Hat successful - always thinking about the customer and the open source community first - make ...

Wall Street resumes selloff; S&P flirts with correction

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more 2.4 percent, losing more than 600 points to end at 24,583.42. The Dow dropped 296.24 points, or 1.2 percent, to 24,688.31. Caterpillar tumbled 5.8 percent after the heavy-duty equipment maker maintained...

China 'creates two billionaires a week'

According to the Billionaires Insight Report , "China's billionaire entrepreneurs are leading their country's economic transformation, and by extension that of the rest of Asia". "Today, as the "Chinese Century" progresses, they number 373, almost ...

Lottery boom in Arizona continues; another $1M ticket sold near Phoenix

The six winning numbers drawn on Tuesday night were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and 5 again as the special Mega Ball. No ticket matched all six numbers for the prize Wednesday night, making the jackpot now the third largest in US history and second largest i...

Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of 1973 oil embargo replay

Khalid al-Falih said if the kingdom has to use its oil reserves if it wants to cover 3 million barrels per day of oil loss from Iran. The United States warned Russian Federation on Sunday about assisting any potential Iranian attempts to evade an u...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox rejects Saudi summit

Karen Attiah, the Global Opinions editor at The Post , wrote a note at the top of Khashoggi's newest article. "I do think it's important that everyone keep in their mind that we have lots of important relationships ― financial relationships betwee...

Trump says allegations against Saudis are example of "guilty until proven innocent"

Saudi Arabia has denied these reports . Turkish officials would not comment on the disposal method for the body, pending investigation and a planned search of the consul's residence. Khashoggi's alleged killers tortured the journalist during in...

Netflix surges on user gains, strong profits

These new subscribers brings Netflix total subscribers to 137 million a userbase that is only behind YouTube's 192 million when looking at streaming services. During the September quarter, Netflix added about 676 hours of original programming in the ...

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Kearney told USA Today , "and also how the failure to reinvent ultimately leads to extinction". A new Office of the CEO will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations. The number of stores peaked in 2012 at 4,000, including its Sears Canad...

Kudlow defends Mnuchin's Saudi Arabia trip amid search for missing journalist

US President Donald Trump has vowed " severe punishment " if Saudi Arabia was behind the disappearance of its dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi who is feared killed at the kingdom's consulate in Turkey. Zidan said. However, Senator Marco R...

Florida gov gives an update on Hurricane Michael preparation

Winds in the 40 to 50 miles per hour range will reach the SC border as early as 8 p.m. Wednesday , says the center. The fast developing storm is now a Category 1 hurricane expected to strengthen as it nears Florida . Florida has already decl...

'Chuck Chequers', Johnson challenges May on #Brexit

Dancing onto the stage to the tune of Swedish pop group ABBA's hit " Dancing Queen ", May mocked herself, jokingly saying if she lost her voice it was because she had been up half of the night super gluing the stage set. Here are the main announcemen...

SEC Lawsuit Against Musk Wiped $7.3 Billion From Tesla’s Market Value

The charges come after Musk claimed in August via a series of tweets that he was planning to take the electric auto maker private, and implied that such a move was imminent with " funding secured ". From the beginning of this case, the SEC requeste...

Trump Avoided Trudeau More Than Once at UN, Official Says

Speaking at a news conference in New York, Trump also said he was planning to effectively terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement and impose steep tariffs on all automotive imports from Canada to the United States. "We don't like their repr...

Michael Kors nears to buy Versace for $US2 billion

And it comes as the Michael Kors business still hasn't been turned around, despite some progress made. Models present creations at the Versace show during Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019 in Milan on Friday. "They didn't feel the need to invest...

Amazon to open 3,000 brick-and-mortar stores by 2021

The initial store's hardware alone cost more than $1 million, according to AdAge .According to AdAge, an anonymous source revealed Amazon is considering a plan to open about 10 Amazon Go locations by the end of the year. It would also give Amaz...

Coca-Cola in talks to create marijuana-infused ‘wellness drinks’

Coke's possible foray into the marijuana sector comes as beverage makers are trying to add cannabis as a trendy ingredient while their traditional businesses slow. Aurora was up more than 15% in early trading Monday following the report. Rather, the ...

Apple Issues Letter Responding to President Trump’s Proposed Tarrifs

By 2021, based on International Monetary Fund economic forecasts, the USA would lose about 1 percent of its annual output or about $230 billion while China would lose 0.6 percent of its $18 trillion economy that year or $110 billion. On Apple's ...

New NAFTA deal sought between USA and Canada, World Business Report

At the same time, Trump needs a win on trade ahead of the US midterm elections in November that will test the president's ability to keep control of Congress. One of the major sticking points in the talks is a so-called dispute resolution system, con...

Chinese Billionaire Arrested in Minneapolis, Later Released

But, contrary to the company's statement , Minneapolis police have not actually cleared Liu of wrongdoing and have instead said that they are now investigating the allegation against him. Elder said he did not know if Liu was being represented in ...

Trump threatens Congress - Stay out of my plans for NAFTA

While the law, on average, added an extra $33,000 to the coffers of the richest taxpayers, only two percent of workers reported receiving a pay increase or bonus after their corporate employers benefited enormously. "I think the key decision was fr...

China's Xi offers $60 bn Africa aid, says 'no strings attached'

All but six of the over 40 African leaders and heads of state and government attended the 3rd Summit chaired by the Communist leader Xi Jinping to definitely tighten China's grip over Africa and to deepen Africa's dependency on China. A study by the ...

Donald Trump Cancels Pay Raises For Federal Employees

Trump wanted to freeze federal pay in the 2019 budget, but the Senate included a 1.9 percent increase in its plan. Trump said he was nixing a 2.1 percent across-the-board raise for most workers as well as separate locality pay increases averaging...

Trump announces trade deal with Mexico, says he will ditch Nafta name

He announced the progress from the Oval Office, with Mexican president Pena Nieto joining in on speakerphone. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has drawn most of Trump's criticism. US automakers have opposed raising the North Americ...

National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe

His company allegedly was involved in the hush-money deals, involving payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal to shut down allegations of affairs with President Trump . " Trump certainly would not have autho...

Trump asks U.S. SEC to consider switch to half-year corporate filings

On Twitter , Trump said that one executive had suggested the change as a way to boost business, but did not name the individual or the company. While some business leaders have groaned about the rigours associated with having to disclose financial...

U.S. tariffs to stay on Turkey, Qatar offers Ankara aid

Lawmakers in Washington passed a bill effectively delaying the shipping of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey. The US pastor, who has already spent almost two years behind bars in Turkey, has denied the charges , calling them "shameful and disgusting"....

White House Calls On Turkey to Release American Pastor Andrew Brunson

Turkey's lira , meanwhile, dropped nearly 3 percent to almost 6 per dollar again, having recovered ground rapidly in recent days. "We have put sanctions on several of their cabinet members", Mnuchin told President Donald Trump in a cabinet m...

White House apologizes over wrong African-American jobs claim

During the briefing, as she sought to defend the President's record on race, Sanders said Trump has already tripled Obama's record over eight years for creating jobs for black workers. The lack of diversity in President Donald Trump's administratio...

President Erdogan says crash of lira ‘political plot’ against Turkey

Since some of Turkey's debt is in dollars, it's also making the country's financial situation worse. In an interview with the newspaper Hurriyet, Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak also said the government had no plans to seize foreign cu...

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Florida gov gives an update on Hurricane Michael preparation

Winds in the 40 to 50 miles per hour range will reach the SC border as early as 8 p.m. Wednesday , says the center. The fast developing storm is now a Category 1 hurricane ...

'Chuck Chequers', Johnson challenges May on #Brexit

Dancing onto the stage to the tune of Swedish pop group ABBA's hit " Dancing Queen ", May mocked herself, jokingly saying if she lost her voice it was because she had been up half ...

SEC Lawsuit Against Musk Wiped $7.3 Billion From Tesla’s Market Value

The charges come after Musk claimed in August via a series of tweets that he was planning to take the electric auto maker private, and implied that such a move was imminent with "...

Trump Avoided Trudeau More Than Once at UN, Official Says

Speaking at a news conference in New York, Trump also said he was planning to effectively terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement and impose steep tariffs on all automoti...

Michael Kors nears to buy Versace for $US2 billion

And it comes as the Michael Kors business still hasn't been turned around, despite some progress made. Models present creations at the Versace show during Milan Fashion Wee...

Amazon to open 3,000 brick-and-mortar stores by 2021

The initial store's hardware alone cost more than $1 million, according to AdAge .According to AdAge, an anonymous source revealed Amazon is considering a plan to open about 10 ...

Coca-Cola in talks to create marijuana-infused ‘wellness drinks’

Coke's possible foray into the marijuana sector comes as beverage makers are trying to add cannabis as a trendy ingredient while their traditional businesses slow. Aurora was up mo...

Apple Issues Letter Responding to President Trump’s Proposed Tarrifs

By 2021, based on International Monetary Fund economic forecasts, the USA would lose about 1 percent of its annual output or about $230 billion while China would lose 0.6 perce...

New NAFTA deal sought between USA and Canada, World Business Report

At the same time, Trump needs a win on trade ahead of the US midterm elections in November that will test the president's ability to keep control of Congress. One of the major sti...

Chinese Billionaire Arrested in Minneapolis, Later Released

But, contrary to the company's statement , Minneapolis police have not actually cleared Liu of wrongdoing and have instead said that they are now investigating the allegation a...

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Trump threatens Congress - Stay out of my plans for NAFTA

Trump threatens Congress - Stay out of my plans for NAFTA

While the law, on average, added an extra $33,000 to the coffers of the richest taxpayers, only two percent of workers reported receiving a pay increase or bonus after their corp...

China's Xi offers $60 bn Africa aid, says 'no strings attached'

China's Xi offers $60 bn Africa aid, says 'no strings attached'

All but six of the over 40 African leaders and heads of state and government attended the 3rd Summit chaired by the Communist leader Xi Jinping to definitely tighten China's grip o...

Donald Trump Cancels Pay Raises For Federal Employees

Donald Trump Cancels Pay Raises For Federal Employees

Trump wanted to freeze federal pay in the 2019 budget, but the Senate included a 1.9 percent increase in its plan. Trump said he was nixing a 2.1 percent across-the-board raise f...

Trump announces trade deal with Mexico, says he will ditch Nafta name

Trump announces trade deal with Mexico, says he will ditch Nafta name

He announced the progress from the Oval Office, with Mexican president Pena Nieto joining in on speakerphone. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has drawn most of ...

National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe

National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe

His company allegedly was involved in the hush-money deals, involving payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal to shut down allegations of a...