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No Pipeline, No Problem as Canadian Oil Hits the Railroad

No Pipeline, No Problem as Canadian Oil Hits the Railroad

International Brent crude oil futures were at $61.89 a barrel at 0246 GMT, 80 cents, or 1.3 percent, above their last close. Meanwhile, markets digest the latest reports of potential U.S. Oil market...

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Walmart Says It Needs 900 More Truckers This Year, Hikes Pay

Walmart Says It Needs 900 More Truckers This Year, Hikes Pay

In addition to the new hires, the company said it is raising the pay of its truck drivers. Walmart drivers will now earn an average of $87,500 a year with "an all-in rate close to 89 cents per mil...

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General Mills Recalling Bags Of Gold Medal Flour Over Salmonella Concerns

General Mills Recalling Bags Of Gold Medal Flour Over Salmonella Concerns

The president of the General Mills meals and baking division said in the recall notice that consumers should not consumed flour - or anything containing it, such as cookie dough - that has not been ...

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US Commerce chief: 'miles and miles' to go on China trade

US Commerce chief: 'miles and miles' to go on China trade

The U.S. and China are "miles and miles" away from coming to agreement on a broader trade deal , Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday, an admission that comes as other White House offi...

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Family removed from plane after fellow passengers allegedly complained about body odor

Family removed from plane after fellow passengers allegedly complained about body odor

Adler, for his part, said he did not smell and said that crew members wouldn't confirm who within the Adler family they thought had an odor. The Adler family were asked to deplane last night after s...

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CEO pessimism on economy spreads after upbeat 2018

CEO pessimism on economy spreads after upbeat 2018

Almost two-thirds view it as something that will have a larger impact than the internet. Moritz said: "With the rise in trade tension and protectionism it stands to reason that confidence is waning". ...

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Elizabeth Warren to Introduce 'Wealth Tax' on High-Income Americans

Elizabeth Warren to Introduce 'Wealth Tax' on High-Income Americans

In order to probably assess and subsequently tax the wealth in question, Warren's plan includes increased IRS funding, mandatory audits, and a $50 million penalty for anyone wishing to renounce USA ci...

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White House says USA could see zero growth this quarter with shutdown

White House says USA could see zero growth this quarter with shutdown

Asked in a CNN interview Wednesday if the United States could see zero growth with the shutdown , Mr Hassett responded, "Yes, we could, if it extended for the whole quarter". "I don't think a dow...

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Brexit: MPs hold back on plan for People's Vote amendment

Brexit: MPs hold back on plan for People's Vote amendment

The parliamentary backers of the People's Vote campaign said yesterday that without Labour frontbench support they would not have enough MPs to have any prospect of forcing the government's hand. But ...

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China blocks Microsoft's Bing search engine for one day

China blocks Microsoft's Bing search engine for one day

Attempting to open cn.bing.com results in an error message, though users in China can still access Bing's worldwide site using a virtual private network. But President Xi Jinping's government has st...

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Venezuelan President Maduro hails support of Turkey, Russia, China

Venezuelan President Maduro hails support of Turkey, Russia, China

President Donald Trump announced the same day that the United States officially recognized Guaido as the " Interim President of Venezuela". An enraged Maduro responded by breaking off diplomatic...

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Buzzfeed is cutting around 200 jobs across the company

Buzzfeed is cutting around 200 jobs across the company

Later, it launched a news unit that that, despite being a financial drag on the company, has built a strong reputation and was a finalist for a Pulitzer prize a year ago. BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti ...

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Popular Valentine's Day candy unavailable this year

Popular Valentine's Day candy unavailable this year

Longtime owner New England Confectionery Co., or Necco, the company that made the sweethearts conversation hearts, was sold past year. "Once we get the manufacturing processes in place, we will be m...

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Airline unions see ‘unprecedented’ threat to traveler safety from shutdown

Airline unions see ‘unprecedented’ threat to traveler safety from shutdown

But, increasingly, it seems that a solution could be pushed on Trump from outside industry - specifically from the airport, where everyone from CEOs to air traffic controllers is furious with the ...

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Venezuela’s military backs Maduro, accuses Guaido of ‘coup’

Venezuela’s military backs Maduro, accuses Guaido of ‘coup’

An enraged Maduro responded by breaking off diplomatic ties with the "imperialist" United States government, ordering its diplomats to leave within 72 hours. "Sovereign governments have the possibilit...

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DJIA set for triple digit gain after mixed close for United States stocks

DJIA set for triple digit gain after mixed close for United States stocks

White House economic adviser Lawrence Kudlow says President Donald Trump is optimistic about trade talks. "If (the shutdown) extended for the whole quarter, and given the fact that the first quarter...

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Amazon's cooler-sized robot 'Scout' is out delivering packages

Amazon's cooler-sized robot 'Scout' is out delivering packages

The autonomous delivery device, Amazon Scout , is created to get packages to customers. Scout is about the size of a small cooler and it trundles along at walking pace. Amazon.com will use robots...

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Boeing's flying car lifts off in race to upend urban travel

Boeing's flying car lifts off in race to upend urban travel

Boeing is competing with arch-rival Airbus SE and numerous other firms to introduce small self-flying vehicles capable of vertical takeoff and landing. Powered by an electric propulsion system, the ...

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Huawei Set To Dominate Smartphone Industry in 2019, Unveils New 5G Tech

Huawei Set To Dominate Smartphone Industry in 2019, Unveils New 5G Tech

Chinese telecommunications hardware giant Huawei said it could become the world's largest seller of smartphones in 2019, without the help of the USA market and despite growing security concerns. Whi...

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Renault convenes board to turn page on Carlos Ghosn era

Renault convenes board to turn page on Carlos Ghosn era

Mr Ghosn was sacked by Nissan shortly after his arrest on 19 November. He strongly denies any wrongdoing but, following a period of over two months in jail, has finally stood down from his position ...

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Email: TSA makes plea for backup as shutdown drags on

Email: TSA makes plea for backup as shutdown drags on

As CNN previously reported , TSA screeners have called out from work through the shutdown, and the problem has taken on heightened attention as the shutdown has worn on and unscheduled absences have...

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Oil prices up 1 percent on supply outlook

Oil prices up 1 percent on supply outlook

West Texas Intermediate crude for February, which expires Tuesday, fell as low as $51.80 at 10:35 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange, its biggest intraday decline since December 27. With U.S. p...

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Apple Pay goes live for CBA

Apple Pay goes live for CBA

Apple has now confirmed that Target is one of several US retailers that are adding Apple Pay support today - or in the near future. At the moment the Apple Pay payment service is supported ...

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Toyota, Panasonic collaborating on battery production

Toyota, Panasonic collaborating on battery production

Panasonic will transfer equipment, assets and workers from its plants in Japan and China to the joint venture, which will employ 3,500 workers from both companies. Today's announcement also reflects ...

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Saudi Arabia to build refinery, petrochemical plants in South Africa

Saudi Arabia to build refinery, petrochemical plants in South Africa

And that it will allow the country to supply crude oil and other petroleum products to the rest of Africa. The South African minister said that the planned location for building the refinery and p...

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Dyson relocates headquarters to Singapore as Brexit looms

Dyson relocates headquarters to Singapore as Brexit looms

The company will continue to invest in its facilities across the United Kingdom (in Malmesbury - the base for its current headquarters - as well as Bristol and London), it said, as well as constructin...

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Dollarama launches online shopping

Dollarama launches online shopping

The online prices are the same as in-store, but the company emphasizes that products can not be purchased online in individual or select quantities. For example, if you wanted some Excel gum , whi...

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David Attenborough urges global environment plan at Davos

He added that those in the room must "do something to make sure that the pact between the natural world and humanity is given its proper place and honour". "They're a bit like children, aren't they, D...

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Staff fraud costs Chinese drone maker DJI $150 million

Staff fraud costs Chinese drone maker DJI $150 million

China's SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest maker of consumer drones, said employees inflating the cost of parts for personal gain led to incidents of suspected corruption that may have caus...

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Newark Airport: Ground stop briefly ordered after drones sighted near Newark International

Newark Airport: Ground stop briefly ordered after drones sighted near Newark International

Further, the FAA says that drones are not allowed to be flown over 400 feet, or 30 minutes after sundown. "We expect that to be lifted soon". It said the impact on its operations had been minimal. T...

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