• Land Rover Defender Approved for US Consumption

    Land Rover Defender Approved for US Consumption

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    You'll quickly note that these pics all show a four-door version of the new Defender , but a two-door model has also been caught by spies a few times while testing. Land Rover promises the new Defender will be "a revolutionary product ... with even broader appeal", incorporating " 70 years of innovation and improvement in just one model year ".
  • Sales open today - pick up a Boxing Day deal

    Sales open today - pick up a Boxing Day deal

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    In fact, research carried out by the United Kingdom bank Barclays has shown that Boxing Day is the most popular day for shopping during the Christmas period. Despite footfall being down overall around the UK, Jace Tyrrell, chief executive at New West End Company, representing businesses in Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street, said: "In London's West End we have seen a Boxing Day bounce, with footfall up 15% this morning".
  • Grand Forks Kmart to close in March

    Grand Forks Kmart to close in March

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    Sears declined to comment. Unless the retailer receives the bid from Lampert - or a similar one from another firm - it could be broken up by liquidators next month. Sears had limited success selling its assets. The company also has a lot riding on its holiday season sales, which Sears indicated are not going as well as it had hoped.
  • Nebraska to bank more than $5 million from Wells Fargo settlement

    Nebraska to bank more than $5 million from Wells Fargo settlement

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    California, the bank's home state, will get the biggest payment in the settlement at about $150 million, according to a spokeswoman for the state's attorney general. Prosecutors say Wells Fargo, and the third-party company who managed the auto loans, did not properly verify whether customers already had auto insurance, and did not process CPI cancellations in a timely manner, resulting in more than 51,000 vehicles being repossessed between 2005 and 2016.
  • Sears To Close Mall Of America Store In March

    Sears To Close Mall Of America Store In March

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    Liquidation is expected to begin in January. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. Chairman Edward Lampert and his hedge fund, ESL Investments, outlined a plan earlier this month to buy up the rest of Sears for up to $US4.6 billion in cash and stock .
  • New year, new minimum wage

    New year, new minimum wage

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    In addition, 57 percent are men and 42.1 percent are women. Cuomo announced Wednesday that the minimum wage increase will take effect on December 31, rising to $15 for large employers in New York City and continuing to rise all across the state.
  • Wall Street falls at open after Dow's record-breaking surge

    Wall Street falls at open after Dow's record-breaking surge

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    If Wednesday's gains do not hold and slip away in the next three trading days, USA stocks could still have their worst December ever. The Dow Jones Industrial Average skyrocketed 1,086 points to rest at 22,878, the S&P 500 gained 116 points, or 5%, and the Nasdaq Composite leaped 5.8% to 6,554.
  • Amazon Alexa doing bad with it users

    Amazon Alexa doing bad with it users

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    Because a Prime membership allows members to order items at a discount, receive free shipping, and get it delivered in time for the holiday, this allows theirsales season to last longer than just about any other online shopping service. Glam Glitter Series Doll with 7 Surprises, Nerf-n-Strike Elite Strongarm Blaster, Melissa & Doug Scratch Art Rainbow Mini Motes with Wooden Stylus, Crayola Inspiration Art Case and LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs Toy.
  • As of late afternoon, no CenturyLink ETA for restored Internet service

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    CenturyLink expects the service to be restored within hours. Outages in the state were sporadic Thursday evening. King County advises people unable to get through by dialing 911 to try their text-to-911 feature. There were reports of ATM machines not working in Idaho and Montana . "We believe MA has been impacted by the outage and urge residents using cellular phones to contact emergency first-responders to use the full 10-digit number of a public safety answering point emergency ...
  • Fed chairman Powell's job '100 pct' safe: Trump adviser

    Fed chairman Powell's job '100 pct' safe: Trump adviser

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    Part of Trump's frustration with Powell has been the Fed chair's announcement last week of another hike in the benchmark interest rate, which caused markets to tumble. "The Fed is like a powerful golfer who can't score because he has no touch - he can't putt!" Mr Trump said he also remained confident in American companies and urged investors to stay calm over the nosediving markets.
  • New e-commerce policy: Who likes it, who hates it

    New e-commerce policy: Who likes it, who hates it

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    Traditional traders and local players rejoiced on Thursday at new e-commerce rules imposed by the Indian government on global giants such as Amazon and Walmart which analysts said could force them to rethink their Indian operations. It is prohibited in inventory-based activities. The government has said that e-commerce entities will have to maintain a level playing field, and ensure that they do not directly or indirectly influence the sale price of goods and services.
  • Tokyo's Nikkei closes up more than 3.8pc following NY rally

    Tokyo's Nikkei closes up more than 3.8pc following NY rally

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    Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed more than 3.8 percent higher on Thursday, with investors heartened by Wall Street's best performance in nine years after the White House said Fed Chair Jay Powell would not be fired. Asian equities were shaky on Wednesday following the plunge in Wall Street on Christmas eve in the face of a series of unnerving United States political developments, including a USA federal government shutdown and President Donald Trump's increasingly hostile stance ...
  • Markets Rebound After Christmas Eve Plunge, Dow Up More Than 1,000 Points

    Markets Rebound After Christmas Eve Plunge, Dow Up More Than 1,000 Points

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    Their 9.2 percent slump in the past four sessions was the steepest among the 11 major S&P sectors, while the S&P 500 tumbled 7.7 percent. Analysts also took heart from a almost nine percent jump in USA oil prices, the biggest in more than two years and another bounce back following recent weakness in petroleum markets.
  • USA banks confirm

    USA banks confirm "ample liquidity", following Wall Street markets' plunge

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    Compared with its intraday high on September 21, the gauge is down 20 percent. A number of factors are said to be contributing to the ups and downs, but Mnuchin has dismissed the volatility as an over reaction. For investors who thought they'd spend 2018 basking in the tidings of Trump's tax overhaul, the slide has been particularly brutal. "Personally I take it as a huge negative", Scot Lance, managing director at California-based Titus Wealth Management, said of Mnuchin's statement.
  • U.S. Oil Prices Recover Following Sharp Losses In Previous Session

    U.S. Oil Prices Recover Following Sharp Losses In Previous Session

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    OIL in London fell below $50 a barrel for the first time since July 2017 as broader financial market turmoil and worries over USA supply countered signs the Opec + coalition may extend or deepen output cuts. Brent crude futures, however, were still trading lower, easing 0.36 percent to trade at $50.29 per barrel. Bloomberg quoted a Rakuten Securities analyst as saying, "There are several bearish factors in oil markets, and the situation won't improve anytime soon".
  • Tesla cuts China prices on key model

    Tesla cuts China prices on key model

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    It has acquired intensely in idea structures from Tesla's Model X. Tesla's course of events for offering the Model Y in China isn't clear. With the price adjustments in place, some of Tesla's vehicles - particularly the Model 3 Performance - became competitively priced, even undercutting the prices of rivals like the BMW M3.
  • Which stores are open on Christmas?

    Which stores are open on Christmas?

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    Be sure to check store hours on Christmas Eve before heading out because hours can vary by location. On Christmas Day, GO will run on a Sunday schedule, and on Boxing Day it will run on a Saturday schedule. Speedway: Most locations open 24/7. Eating out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day can be hard, as a lot of places are closed for the holiday. A woman looks for shoes at a Macy's store on December 24, 2015, in New York City.
  • Christmas Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $321 million

    Christmas Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $321 million

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    That victor has until April to claim the prize. Mega Millions isn't the only jackpot growing, as Powerball's estimated jackpot is $294 million ahead of Wednesday's drawing. The cash option is $193.7 million. The pot is drawn from sales in 44 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A winning ticket was sold in SC, but no one has come forward to claim the prize, according to Mega Millions.
  • Ghosn detention extended over Christmas and New Year

    Ghosn detention extended over Christmas and New Year

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    Other charges for additional underreporting of Ghosn's pay by about 4 billion yen ($36 million) are pending. A Tokyo court had earlier this week rejected a bid to extend his detention by the prosecution, giving rise to the idea that he may be released early.
  • British police make two arrests after drone disrupts major airport

    British police make two arrests after drone disrupts major airport

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    Flights from Gatwick were briefly suspended again on Friday after another reported sighting of a drone, leaving thousands of people stranded at the facility, which is expected to see more than 100,000 travellers over the coming holidays. "We are there to assist and do everything we can", Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson told Sky News television, declining to give the troops' exact role and adding that it followed a request from local police.
  • Crude Oil Price Plunges 6% As Economic Slowdown Fears Grip Market

    Crude Oil Price Plunges 6% As Economic Slowdown Fears Grip Market

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    The drops are the latest in a series of big steps down for crude, falling from October 3 Brent prices of $86.29/bbl, while WTI was at $76.24/bbl. Brent crude is at its lowest level since August 2017. Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation both saw their crude oil output reach record high levels in October, with 10.7 million barrels per day (mbpd) and 11.4 mbpd, respectively.
  • Store are filled with last minute Christmas shoppers

    Store are filled with last minute Christmas shoppers

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    I am visiting my family. "Sometimes it's just easier to go to different stores and see what she's gonna like or what dad's gonna like", said shopper, Caitlyn Moore. "If we weren't able to have it right away we did our best to try and find a copy of it and get it to them in time and make sure that it makes their gift truly special.