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GST Council meet: Television set, cinema tickets, religious pilgrimage made cheaper

GST Council meet: Television set, cinema tickets, religious pilgrimage made cheaper

Most other items saw tax rate cuts from 18% to 12% and 5%. "Cement and some auto parts are also still in 28% slab". Cement, which brings the government Rs 13,000 crore, in revenue, has been left at ...

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Here's How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Holiday Travel Plans

Here's How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Holiday Travel Plans

On Friday, Vice President Mike Pence, budget director Mick Mulvaney and the President's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, came to Capitol Hill, where they stayed into the evening after both the House and Sen...

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Unemployment rises to 5.1%

Unemployment rises to 5.1%

While employment increased by 37,000, the number of people either in employment or actively seeking work rose by a larger 49,500, explaining the increase in unemployment . Employment increased 2...

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Ford unveils a kennel that protects dogs from fireworks

Ford unveils a kennel that protects dogs from fireworks

Apparently, nearly 50% of dogs in the United Kingdom have shown signs of fear when they hear fireworks. "One possible answer could be a noise-cancelling kennel that uses similar technology to that f...

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Dow sinks more than 400 points as slowdown fears worsen

Dow sinks more than 400 points as slowdown fears worsen

The major USA stocks indexes accelerated declines in the last hour of trading after White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said the United States and China might not reach a trade deal at the close...

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Ford recalls 874000 North American pickup trucks due to fire risks

Ford recalls 874000 North American pickup trucks due to fire risks

That still rings true today as the automaker has announced plans to recall approximately 874,000 F-150 and F-Series Super Duty trucks in the United States and Canada. Ford has gotten reports of three ...

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Carlos Ghosn vows to 'restore my honor' in first remarks since arrest

Carlos Ghosn vows to 'restore my honor' in first remarks since arrest

Ghosn also profited by having the company transfer a total of $14.7 million to another company to benefit himself and that company's owner, who helped in the contract manipulation, prosecutors said. O...

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US Fed raises lending rate, signals slower pace

US Fed raises lending rate, signals slower pace

The hike will mean higher borrowing costs for many consumers and businesses. The Fed's move came despite President Donald Trump's attacks in recent weeks on its rate hikes and on Chairman Jerome P...

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Oil rebounds as OPEC output cuts seen deeper than expected

Oil rebounds as OPEC output cuts seen deeper than expected

ET, after dropping $2.89 or 5 percent on Thursday. Oil demand is closely linked to economic growth, and concerns it could be weaker than expected compounded bearish sentiment in a market already conce...

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Angel Tax On Startups: IIT, IIM Experts To Study Issue, Make Suggestions

Angel Tax On Startups: IIT, IIM Experts To Study Issue, Make Suggestions

The commerce and industry ministry has taken up the issue of " angel tax " notices being sent to startups with the finance ministry, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu has said. He said that the goal of sec...

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US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates Against Trump's Wishes

US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates Against Trump's Wishes

As JPMorgan notes in a report published last Friday, this year's peak-to-trough decline in the S&P 500 indicates a 30 per cent probability of a United States recession within the next three to s...

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Dollar wallows near one-week low as Fed's policy signal awaited

Dollar wallows near one-week low as Fed's policy signal awaited

The data reaffirmed ECB's dovish shift on Thursday and forced investors to scale back expectations for a rate hike next year, which was has since weighed down the common currency significantly making ...

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Carlos Ghosn: Japanese court rejects request to extend detention

Carlos Ghosn: Japanese court rejects request to extend detention

The scandal also raised concerns over the Japanese automaker and the future of its alliance with Renault SA of France . Nissan's board on November 22 removed Carlos Ghosn from the post of chairma...

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Google 'Effectively Ends' China Search Engine: Intercept

Google 'Effectively Ends' China Search Engine: Intercept

This past August, a report surfaced claiming that Google was working on a censored version of its search engine for the Chinese market and was preparing to launch it by April 2019. The data collec...

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Tilray stock jumps on collaboration agreement with Sandoz

Tilray stock jumps on collaboration agreement with Sandoz

Tilray and Sandoz AG may collaborate to develop new innovative medical cannabis products. Canada is one of 35 countries with medical marijuana laws that Kennedy said the two companies will target....

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Trump Threatens Infrastructure Legislation Over Border Wall Demand

Trump Threatens Infrastructure Legislation Over Border Wall Demand

He opposes funding construction of President Trump's border wall. Instead, it funds border security and other agencies at current levels through February 8. Asked what happens if the vote fails, Lou...

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Tobacco Giant Altria Takes $13 Billion Stake In Juul Labs

Tobacco Giant Altria Takes $13 Billion Stake In Juul Labs

With the new investment, Juul is now valued at $38 billion, according to Altria's announcement . Juul, which was founded in 2017, dominates the market for e-cigarettes in America, with about three ...

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Three arrested in Morocco tourist murders

Three arrested in Morocco tourist murders

Police are checking the authenticity of a video shared on social media that purports to show the killing of one of the tourists, the general prosecutor said in a statement. Denmark's domestic securi...

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Stopgap spending bill looks like more business as usual

Stopgap spending bill looks like more business as usual

A Senate Democratic aide said the appropriations bill, which would keep the Department of Homeland Security and several other agencies operating on a temporary basis, was expected to pass the Senate e...

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A Florida veteran starts a GoFundMe campaign for Trump's border wall

A Florida veteran starts a GoFundMe campaign for Trump's border wall

The campaign was started by US airforce veteran Brian Kolfage , who said on his GoFundMe page that he lost three limbs in a rocket attack while deployed in Iraq. "However, if we can fund a large po...

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Budweiser maker teams up with Tilray to explore pot drinks

Budweiser maker teams up with Tilray to explore pot drinks

Constellation Brands has invested more than $4 billion into Canada's Canopy Growth Corporation, acquiring a 38 percent stake in the process. The company's High Park subsidiary, which will work wit...

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A Look Inside Elon Musk's California Tunnel Launch Party

A Look Inside Elon Musk's California Tunnel Launch Party

Although the test tunnel debuted with several key design changes-including the elimination of so-called "skate" platforms that private automobiles would ride on and actual travel speeds that barely ap...

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US Treasury to Lift Sanctions on Russia's Rusal, EN+

US Treasury to Lift Sanctions on Russia's Rusal, EN+

In April, the US Treasury imposed sanctions on Deripaska, Rusal, En+ and other companies in which he owns stakes, citing "malign activities" by Russian Federation, prompting turmoil in global aluminiu...

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China will 'never seek hegemony,' Xi says in defiant reform speech

China will 'never seek hegemony,' Xi says in defiant reform speech

If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Students prepare for an event marking the 40th anniversary o...

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Engineer creates special package to coat porch pirates in glitter, fart spray

Engineer creates special package to coat porch pirates in glitter, fart spray

A former NASA engineer took matters into his own hands after he had a package stolen off of the porch of his California home in the middle of the day seven months ago. To add insult to injury, the 38-...

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Royal Bank of Canada named in Facebook privacy scandal

Royal Bank of Canada named in Facebook privacy scandal

The latest in the list of problematic reports into the embattled firm's business model comes from the New York Times . Spotify was another company, according to the report, that was able to rea...

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Third Canadian detained in China identified as teacher from Alberta

Third Canadian detained in China identified as teacher from Alberta

This TV image provided by CTV to AFP shows Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou as she exits the court registry following the bail hearing at British Columbia Superior Courts in ...

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Flights suspended at Britain's Gatwick airport after reports of drones

Flights suspended at Britain's Gatwick airport after reports of drones

London's Gatwick Airport , the second-busiest in the United Kingdom, has shut down while officials urgently investigated reports that two drones were flying above the airfield. British Airways (BA) t...

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First Boeing 737 Completion Plant Opens In China

First Boeing 737 Completion Plant Opens In China

The Chinese market is one of the fastest growing aviation markets in the world, soon to overtake the United States in the coming decade. The launch of the plant is an investment that is aimed at bui...

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Investors Nervous With Fed Meeting Ahead and a Santa Crash Behind

Investors Nervous With Fed Meeting Ahead and a Santa Crash Behind

The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies lost another 0.97 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,377.18. Without the passage of a spending bill, several government agencies are at risk of a shutdown. The ...

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