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The new 2020 Range Rover Evoque has a virtually invisible hood

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The 2020 Evoque borrows unapologetically from the bigger Velar's closet and raids its flush door handles, "copper" trim accents, honeycomb grille, and designer roofline. There's a new Terrain Response system and wading depth has been increased by 100mm to an impressive 600mm. Land Rover just upgraded one of its best sellers in the continuously growing luxury, compact sports utility vehicle segment. Read More »

Washington Reportedly Asking Countries with US Military Bases to Avoid Huawei

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The fear has extended from simply using Huawei products in the United States, but also internationally, especially on USA bases across the globe. That said, the widespread use of Huawei's products among many USA allied nations is seen as a major roadblock to the US government's efforts to shut the company out of overseas markets. Read More »

Amazon hit by strikes in Europe on ´Black Friday'

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Unions said between 85 and 90 percent of staff were taking part in the industrial action. Spanish employees last walked out in May, when workers at an Amazon facility near Madrid went on strike during the company's annual Prime Day sales event. Read More »

Tesla to cut price of its two models in China

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The US carmaker said on Thursday that it is cutting the prices of its Model S sedan and the Model X SUV in China by 12 per cent to 26 per cent. The plan is to compensate for import tariffs, which have been caused by the rift between the current US American administration and China. Read More »

Climate change will hugely affect United States economy

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As California's catastrophic wildfires recede and Americans on the east coast rebuild after two hurricanes, a new federal report warns these types of extreme weather disasters are worsening in the United States. "The Bush, Obama and now Trump Administrations have all published reports showing the current and future impacts to the United States from climate change". Read More »

Dolce & Gabbana say sorry, in Chinese, after race row

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The furore is a setback for one of Italy's best-known fashion brands in China, where rivals from Louis Vuitton of LVMH to Kering's Gucci are vying to expand. The fallout also spread offline to bricks-and-mortar retailers on Friday, with Lane Crawford removing D&G items from its department stores in China and Hong Kong. Read More »

Damian Hinds: MPs don't need to 'love every line' of Brexit deal

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That will be followed in early December by a separate vote on the same agreement by the UK House of Commons with the outcome, as yet, uncertain. Sky News has learnt the PM's cabinet agreed she should adopt bolder language when she travels to Brussels to flesh out the political declaration on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and EU. Read More »

Black Friday shoppers head out to the University Mall

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Hordes of shoppers from the suburbs descended on the city for the days after Thanksgiving, according to Bonnie Taylor-Blake, a neuroscience researcher at the University of North Carolina. Macy's is open at 5 p.m. and stays open all night into Black Friday. Sears: Opens at 6 p.m.to midnight on Thanksgiving. This year, Walmart customers can use the Walmart app to see where the best deals are, leading them exactly to the right aisle. Read More »

Draft Brexit deal on the future UK-EU relationship 'agreed'

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Prime Minister Sanchez on Wednesday said that "we are defending the interests of the Spanish nation and shall do so to the end". Speaking outside Downing Street after briefing the Cabinet, she hailed the declaration as the "right deal for the UK" and argued that the "British people want this to be settled". Read More »

Are you confident in B.C.'s proposed ride-hailing legislation?

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As promised , the B.C. government introduced ride-hailing legislation today, which will allow for companies such as Uber or Lyft to enter the province next year, if requirements are met. Earlier this year, there was some suggestion that ride-hailing would be allowed in B.C. sometime in 2018. "Workers need a level playing field and more clout to deal with rich and powerful companies", she said. Read More »

Tech Rout Erases Market's Gain For 2018

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The Dow fell 504 points, or 2 percent, to 24,909. Target stock tumbled 11 percent after reporting weaker-than-expected earnings for the third quarter. In Europe, Germany's DAX index lost 1.6 per cent and France's CAC 40 shed 1.2 per cent. London's FTSE 100 retreated 0.8 per cent. The oil prices plummeted on Tuesday, as U.S. Read More »

AAA projects 1.2 million Tennesseans will travel for Thanksgiving

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Gas prices will also affect holiday motorists, with the cost at the pump expected to be the highest in four years this Thanksgiving. That's the advice for the millions who are traveling ahead of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. AAA noted that traveling on Thanksgiving Day, Friday, or Saturday can help to minimize delays, since most people depart for their trips Wednesday and return on Sunday. Read More »

Spain PM vows to vote down Brexit divorce bill over Gibraltar

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The three countries want fishing rights in British waters to be included, if not in the divorce deal, then at least in the political declaration setting the parameters for a possible future free trade deal. Since the Brexit referendum in June 2016, Spain's position on Gibraltar has been through a series of evolutions. Madrid is concerned that Article 184 would in effect extend any deal on the future agreement to Gibraltar without Spain first having a say. Read More »

Amazon Tells Customers Their Info Was Exposed Due to ‘Technical Error’

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USA e-commerce giant has sent an email to some customers letting them know that a "technical error" accidentally led to the public disclosure of names and email addresses. Reports had suggested (paywall) that Amazon was investigating data leaks by employees in exchange for bribes from third-party sellers. The email goes on to say that the issue has been fixed and it wasn't the customer's fault. Read More »

Carlos Ghosn To Continue As Renault Chairman Despite Corruption Allegations

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Saikawa did say that Nissan was committed to the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, and that was echoed in Renault's statement . The two automakers have a partnership, also, with smaller automaker Mitsubishi Motor Corp. "Ghosn is likely the most successful foreign chairman in Japan", said Kosuke Sato, a senior economist at the Japan Research Institute. If true, it would be only be the second such bargain in modern Japanese history. Read More »

Apple Cuts New iPhone Production by 30 Percent

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In the bearish note, Rod Hall and his analyst team said that it seemed as if Apple "miscalculated on the price/feature balance" for the new iPhone XR and that Apple's less-expensive premium phone might have missed the mark. Every fall, Apple introduces new iPhones. The Philadelphia SE Semiconductor index dropped 1.1 per cent, extending losses from the previous session after an underwhelming forecast from Nvidia Corp weighed on the sector. Read More »

Oil Plunges Sharply, Settles At Over 1-year Low

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On the demand-side, Japan's October crude oil imports - which are the world's fourth biggest, but which are in structural decline because of a falling population and improving energy efficiency - fell by 7.7 per cent from the same month previous year, to 2.77 million barrels per day (bpd), the Ministry of Finance said on Monday. Read More »

May sticks to Brexit deal, challenge looms

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This customs union prevents us from doing meaningful trade deals with other countries and therefore diminishes the potential benefits of leaving the EU. The prime minister has said it is the best deal possible as it is the only viable option to prevent a hard border in Northern Ireland . Spain, meanwhile, has also threatened to frustrate Mrs May's proposals, insisting that any deal covering the British territory of Gibraltar must be approved by Spain. Read More »

Best Black Friday 2018 Amazon Deals

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In recent years, several stores have begun extending Black Friday into Thanksgiving Day itself, opening after the turkey has been finished to allow maximum potential shopping time. Currys PC Worldsaid it communicated clearly to shoppers by stating exactly when a product was available for a higher price: "While our prices - like all retailers - can fluctuate throughout the year, we're proud to offer our price promise across our entire range - and this covers the Black Friday trading period". Read More »

In Marathon meeting, RBI agrees to ease liquidity, increase credit to MSMEs

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The central bank, however, did get cracking on easing liquidity right after the meeting ended by announcing a Rs 8000 crore open market operations plan to buy government securities to ease liquidity in the system. Last month, RSS-affiliated Swadeshi Jagran Manch said the RBI Governor should work in sync with the government or resign. "This led to hardening of stand on both sides", says an RBI director who attended the meeting. Read More »

Carlos Ghosn Allegedly Arrested For Under-Reporting Income

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Nissan's high-flying chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be dismissed after the Japanese vehicle giant said an internal investigation found he under-reported his income and engaged in other "significant misconduct ". Follow Renault's share price on Markets Insider . Nissan shares tumbled 5.45 percent to close Tuesday at ¥950.7, while Mitsubishi Motors plunged 6.85 percent to ¥680. Read More »

Bitcoin Cash ABC [IOU] Reaches Market Capitalization of $0.00 (BCHABC)

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Bitcoin traded below its $5,300 support level beneath which it had managed to avoid by the skin of its teeth. After Ripple , Stellar ( XLM ) is the strongest-performing top ten alt, seeing a solid 4.55 percent gain to trade at $0.25 on the day; anonymity-oriented alt Monero (XMR ) is also up a strong 3.5 percent at $89.04. Read More »

Reports say Nissan's Ghosn questioned over financial reports

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The Yomiuri newspaper reported that Ghosn had been arrested by Tokyo prosecutors on suspicion of under-reporting his salary. The alleged violations relate to. "Numerous other significant acts of misconduct" including "personal use of company assets", were also found. Nissan's CEO Hiroto Saikawa planned to propose to its board that Ghosn and Kelly both be removed from their posts, the company said in a statement. Read More »

The 2019 Honda Passport is Headed to Los Angeles

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The Japanese automaker was coy about any other details on the new vehicle. The aforementioned rumors, in fact, pegged this as little more than a two-row Pilot . That's what it looks like at least from the initial information made available on the new 2019 Passport. Honda, noting that consumer demand for SUVs and crossovers continues to grow, said the Passport will help draw new buyers and keep "existing customers in the Honda family". Read More »

Salmonella contamination in turkey is widespread and unidentified

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Symptoms can include fever, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, headache, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite that start within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated product. It's unclear where the turkey at the center of this outbreak came from, as there doesn't appear to be one centralized distributor, the agency said. The outbreak, which began around November 20th of previous year, has sent at least 63 people to the hospital and claimed at least one life. Read More »

FDA to limit sales of flavored e-cigarettes

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The FDA chief vowed to take all necessary actions to stop these trends from continuing. The agency has faced mounting pressure to act on e-cigarettes amid their surging popularity among US teenagers in recent years. Marc Siegel, professor of medicine at NYU's Langone Medical Center and a Fox News contributor. At the same time , the FDA announced a proposal to ban menthol in combustible cigarettes and cigars. Read More »

Woman's mid-air rant after 'being refused glass of wine' on plane

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The video of the incident, recorded by another crew member, shows the woman using expletives several times at the airline staff. NDTV reported that she was arrested after the flight landed at Heathrow airport in London. She said, "I'm working for all your people". She goes on to claim she does her work for free and clarifies that all she's looking for is a "f***ing glass of wine". Read More »

U.S. oil continues to fall. When will the turnaround come?

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West Texas crude yesterday set a record losing streak of 12 consecutive days, closing down by 7.1 per cent to $55.69 a barrel, its lowest since November previous year. The slump in spot prices has turned the entire forward curve for crude oil upside down. Worldwide benchmark Brent crude oil futures were down 9 cents at.38 per barrel. Read More »

Amazon's NY headquarters eligible for Trump tax break

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The site of Amazon's other new headquarters in Crystal City, Virginia , is not in an opportunity zone , nor is the site of another major Amazon office in Nashville, Tennessee , that was also announced Tuesday. It had spent months on the market with little interest. Wages at the Long Island City and Arlington offices are expected to average out to approximately $150,000 Dollars (roughly $193,693 CAD). Read More »

Dow tanks 600 points, tech gets rocked

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Banks and consumer-focused companies and media and communications stocks also took heavy losses Monday. Eastern Time. The Dow fell 444 points, or 1.7 percent, to 25,544. Investors bid up shares in Athenahealth after the struggling medical billing software maker said it received a $5.7 billion cash buyout offer. US crude rose 60 cents to $60.79 a barrel, the first increase after the longest stretch of daily declines since 1984. Read More »

Oil markets struggle to find footing after 7% slump

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U.S. light crude lost US$2.85 a barrel, or 4.7%, to hit US$57.09, the lowest level since December 2017. The latest falls came after oil cartel Opec reduced its forecast for global oil demand next year. The U.S. has meanwhile allowed some of its allies - Greece, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey - as well as rival China to continue to purchase Iranian oil despite re-imposed sanctions, as long as they work to reduce their imports to zero. Read More »