• Trump signals no end to shutdown: 'You have to have a wall'
Trump signals no end to shutdown: 'You have to have a wall'

Trump speaks with reporters after holding a video call with USA military service members in the Oval Office on Christmas morning in Washington, on Tuesday. It affects some 800,000 government workers. If the shutdown continues into 2019, she has vowed that her new Democratic majority will act quickly to pass legislation reopening the government.

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  • Stores open for last minute Christmas Eve shopping
Stores open for last minute Christmas Eve shopping

Locations that are not 24-hours will have special extended hours on Christmas Eve . So you should check your local Family Tree before heading over. Most Sainsbury's stores will then open at 7am on New Year's Eve but then close at 9pm or 10pm.

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  • Here's what's closed for the holidays
Here's what's closed for the holidays

GO Transit and UP Express will offer free service on New Year's Eve after 7 p.m. and additional late-night train service. Christmas Day is a federal holiday every year. The order, which was issued Tuesday, says all "executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government shall be closed" Monday. The Boots pharmacy at the Leamington S...

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  • Gatwick Airport: Flights suspended after drones sighted
Gatwick Airport: Flights suspended after drones sighted

The runway at Gatwick remains closed on Thursday morning following reports of drones flying close to the airport - despite briefly reopening overnight. In their latest statement, Gatwick advised: "Please do not travel to the airport without checking with your airline first". 'We apologise to any affected passengers for this inconvenience but ...

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  • MPs call for Facebook antitrust probe over data access scandal
MPs call for Facebook antitrust probe over data access scandal

To TheDCNF's knowledge, The Times does not have a formal policy on whether its journalists can peruse the extraordinary breadth of information given by social media companies to its business and advertising departments. Some deals reach back to 2010, The Times noted, and all were active in 2017. The arrangements bypassed Facebook's typical pr...

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  • Certain cauliflower and lettuce recalled across Canada due to E. Coli
Certain cauliflower and lettuce recalled across Canada due to E. Coli

Adam Bros Farming said the recall does not involve all of its products and that no illnesses have yet been reported. "Filtered and treated water from the reservoir may have come in contact with the produce after it was harvested". Consumers, retailers, restaurants and institutions should not sell, use or consume the recalled products. The caulifl...

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  • Google is the latest tech giant to expand in New York City
Google is the latest tech giant to expand in New York City

Now, on Monday, Google announced it would invest more than $1 billion into a new campus in New York City . Last month, Amazon announced that it will establish dual East Coast headquarters located in Long Island City , in the NYC borough of Queens, and the in Arlington, Va.

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  • With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom
With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has repeatedly pushed for the bill during its lifecycle, because it included a provision that would remove hemp from the federal list of controlled substances. In 2018, hemp-derived CBD rose 80 percent to $590 million in sales. "While the Farm Bill presents exciting opportunities for US agriculture and the...

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  • United Kingdom readying plans for medical supplies in no-deal Brexit
United Kingdom readying plans for medical supplies in no-deal Brexit

The Queen would not know at that point whether a new government could be formed, and her judgment might be proved wrong. Elsewhere, the research also found very little appetite for a General Election, with 84.7% of respondents not in favour of such an outcome.

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  • Will Uphold Autonomy, Values: New RBI Chief Shaktikanta Das
Will Uphold Autonomy, Values: New RBI Chief Shaktikanta Das

This followed a host of issues with the government, including those on autonomy and its operational integrity. "There will be Modi signature on notes", Salim told reporters. Lenders requested the governor to ease the PCA norms and also sought relaxation in the one-day default norm announced in the February 12 RBI circular on reclassification of N...

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  • Like a Virgin! Tourist ship touches space for first time
Like a Virgin! Tourist ship touches space for first time

That said, the lower altitude of VSS Unity also provides an opportunity for research, serving the dual-purpose of science and recreation. The company said its SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity , has entered the next stage of testing which will "expand the envelope for altitude, air speed, loads and thermal heating".

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  • China to revise 'Made in China 2025' tech plan, WSJ reports
China to revise 'Made in China 2025' tech plan, WSJ reports

On Sunday, December 9th, the US trade representative, Robert Lighthizer had set the hard deadline for US China trade truce. Trump told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday the Chinese were already buying a "tremendous amount" of usa soybeans and would also soon cut tariffs on us autos.

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  • Brent Oil Recovers Following OPEC Oil Output Cut Announcement
Brent Oil Recovers Following OPEC Oil Output Cut Announcement

Saudi Arabia's oil production bounced from 10.35 million barrels a day in September, to 11.1 million barrels a day and back down again over the last few months, leaving investors less confident in exactly how much OPEC and its allies will produce.

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  • OPEC cuts oil production by 1.2 million barrels to offset price
OPEC cuts oil production by 1.2 million barrels to offset price

Oil prices jumped about 5 percent to more than $63 a barrel by 15:00 GMT as the combined cut was larger than the minimum 1 million barrels per day target markets had expected. "We are becoming the dominant energy power in the world", said Michael Lynch, president of Strategic Energy & Economic Research. Following the announcement, Brent crude, the ...

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  • Winter Storm Wallops Southeast; Flights Canceled, Power Outages Reported
Winter Storm Wallops Southeast; Flights Canceled, Power Outages Reported

American Airlines , whose second-largest hub is in Charlotte, has canceled 1,100 flights for Sunday. A wintry storm tearing through the Southeast threatens to keep residents stuck at home as risky driving conditions, canceled flights and power outages could stretch for days.

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  • Tesla CEO says company could purchase some shuttered GM plants
Tesla CEO says company could purchase some shuttered GM plants

They needed to see that however hard it was for them, I would make it worse for me", he said in the interview. In a statement from Tesla to Ars on Monday, the company told us that "We can confirm the settlement is being complied with". The SEC settlement would allow Musk to return as chairman after three years, subject to shareholder approval. ...

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  • US probe of China's Huawei includes bank fraud accusations
US probe of China's Huawei includes bank fraud accusations

The Chinese government said Meng had broken no United States or Canadian laws and demanded Canada "immediately correct the mistake" and release her. David Mulroney, a former Canadian ambassador to China, says that while he doesn't want to overstate the possibility of a Canadian being jailed, China will be looking for ways to strike back.

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  • Huawei executive arrested by Canadian officials at USA request
Huawei executive arrested by Canadian officials at USA request

News of Meng's arrest provoked an immediate protest from the Chinese embassy in Canada, demanding the US and its neighbor "rectify wrongdoings" and free Meng. U.S. media have reported that the United States is investigating Huawei for potential violations of USA sanctions against Iran. Huawei is one of the largest makers of telecommunications ne...

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  • Wall Street sinks on worries over slowing growth, trade truce outcome
Wall Street sinks on worries over slowing growth, trade truce outcome

Both the nature of the agreement and some of its detail were described quite differently by administration officials, with Trump's senior economic adviser, Larry Kudlow saying that the commitments China gave were "stuff that they're going to look at and presumably implement" and that there was no specific agreement on auto tariffs.

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  • Trump says will formally terminate NAFTA soon
Trump says will formally terminate NAFTA soon

Democrats mulling presidential runs in 2020, as well as labor and environmental groups, were already gearing up for a showdown with Trump over trade, and the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will give them an opening for a new line of attack.

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