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by | December 28, 2018 | 02:27

In protest, a Zhejiang-based telecom company released a notice titled "An announcement regarding resisting Apple and supporting Huawei " to its employees . The report notes that a Shenzhen machinery producer has threatened to fire employees who do not hand over their Apple products . The executive was apprehended during a layover between flights at the request of the USA government.

by | December 28, 2018 | 02:16

Wednesday's gains pulled the S&P 500 back from the brink of what Wall Street calls a bear market - a 20 percent tumble from an index's peak. U.S. stock futures were in negative territory for much of the night, but recovered their losses later on.

by | December 27, 2018 | 09:17

So here's another: One person who was working during Christmas was a flight attendant named Kimberly, who had to fly across the country while everyone was chilling (or bickering) with their family. What a fantastic father! 'Dad's first trip using his benefits was a success! And Hal wanted to spend time with her. His heartwarming post showing the Christmas spirit has garnered over 100,000 reactions and more than 20,000 shares.

by | December 27, 2018 | 08:13

Under the revised policy, the government also banned exclusive marketing arrangements that could influence product price. The decision comes in the backdrop of several complaints being filed by domestic traders on heavy discounts being given by these players to consumers.

by | December 27, 2018 | 05:15

Christmas came early for a man who won $1 million on a $5 poker bet the day after his wife beat cancer. He was given the A Q 10, while the dealer held the K J 9. Mr McDowell said he was "dumbfounded" by the win, saying he had "sat there like an idiot". He told the Post: "It was better news that she's healthy - money isn't the most important thing".

by | December 27, 2018 | 03:30

BC Hydro says more than 900 crewmembers are working to fix the system, and they hope to have all the lights back on by New Year's Eve. BC Hydro estimates it will restore power to all of Vancouver Island by Thursday, while the Gulf Islands will have to wait until December 31.

by | December 26, 2018 | 12:20

The CEO revealed one more change to the platform, he said that the user interface of the Binance website is bringing Ethereum markets under the ALTS market. "We will prioritize adding more pairs for the projects that have donated to our charity", Zhao noted on Twitter . We reported earlier how the president of Malta recognized Tron and Binance for donating $100, 000 to charity efforts in the country.

by | December 26, 2018 | 11:45

These banks don't have employee unions, hence no strike. In September, the government had announced the merger of state -owned Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank , both under the prompt corrective action (PCA) framework of the RBI, with larger peer Bank of Baroda , creating the third largest lender.

by | December 26, 2018 | 08:01

They can then apply to the Tokyo District Court to extend that detention period by 10 days. In addition to charges against Ghosn and his right-hand man Greg Kelly, prosecutors have also indicted Nissan itself, as the company submitted the official documents that under-reported the income for 2011-2015 by about five billion yen ($44m).

by | December 26, 2018 | 07:19

There have been no Christmas Day grand prize winners so far, Mega Millions said. The day after Christmas, the Powerball jackpot stands at $294 million annuity, or $177.6 million cash. A big winning is also up for players in the Powerball lottery. That winning ticket fell just short of the USA record, a $1.586 billion Powerball grand prize in 2016.

by | December 26, 2018 | 08:02

No confirmed drone incursions have taken place since then - a factor that led many to assume police had found the responsible operators when they arrested the two suspects on Friday night. But John Murray, professor of robotics and autonomous systems at the University of Hull, told the BBC the problem with this system was "you can find the drone but not the person operating it".

by | December 26, 2018 | 04:06

Worldwide benchmark Brent crude futures had risen 30 cents, or 0.56 percent, to $54.12 a barrel by 0744 GMT, at one point climbing as far as $54.66. Earlier in the session, prices rose with some traders saying the move was caused by reports that us shale oil producers are planning to curtail drilling plans for next year.

by | December 26, 2018 | 04:42

He also attempted to convey that Trump knows he does not have the authority to fire Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, whom the president has ripped while the central bank raises rates and equities markets sputter. "The [bank's chief executives] confirmed that they have ample liquidity available for lending to consumer, business markets, and all other market operations", the Treasury said in a statement attached to a tweet from Mr Mnuchin.

by | December 26, 2018 | 04:41

USA markets will reopen on Wednesday. The President has repeatedly criticized the Fed, showing little regard for the institution's notorious independence and describing it as a bigger economic threat than China. In fact, many economic barometers still look encouraging. Those moves are meant to prevent the economy from overheating at a time of brisk growth and an unemployment rate near a half-century low.

by | December 26, 2018 | 04:52

Mr Mnuchin "also confirmed that they have not experienced any clearance or margin issues and that the markets continue to function properly", the Treasury said. On Friday, the Dow ended its worst week since 2008. The loss for the S&P 500 put the index into bear market, where it joined the Nasdaq. After another brutal day on Monday, the Dow is 18.8%, or 5,036 points, off its peak reached on September 20.

by | December 26, 2018 | 04:31

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were up 15 cents, or 0.33 percent, at $45.74 a barrel. Speaking at a news conference in Kuwait, UAE's Suhail al-Mazrouei said it would not be a problem for the cartel to extend the period of the cuts, initially set at four months, beginning in January.

by | December 25, 2018 | 08:22

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said a counteroffer was presented over the weekend to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY. "We moved off of the five and we hope they move up from their 1.3", he said Sunday, a day after a senior administration official insisted Congress would have to cave into Trump's spending demand for the shutdown to end.

by | December 25, 2018 | 07:20

The Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas cruise ship found the men in a small fishing vessel between Grand Cayman and Jamaica on December 21, spokesman Ted Miller told CNN . Rescue centers in Grand Cayman and Jamaica were contacted, but they were reportedly unable to provide assistance. One of the men was too weak to walk when help arrived.

by | December 25, 2018 | 04:28

It will reopen on Wednesday, December 27, but shut down again on New Year's Day . (And on Christmas, most stores are closed, but a few may decide to stay open.) To know what Safeway's hours are on Christmas Eve near you, you can find your local Safeway using this link and check on their hours for Christmas Eve .

by | December 25, 2018 | 03:10

Aldi stores will be open from 8am until 6pm on Christmas Eve , but stores in England and Wales will have 30 minutes browsing time available to customers prior to fully opening the store. on Christmas Day offering up only its Taco Tuesday menu - and beer, of course. On New Year's Day numerous shops will open slightly later at 9am until 9pm and then normal opening hours will resume the following day on Wednesday 2 January .

by | December 25, 2018 | 03:10

On Saturday US media reported that Trump has privately asked cabinet members if he has the authority to fire Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, whom he has criticized for raising interest rates. The three major indexes are down for the fourth consecutive session, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite that was key to the current bull market resides in bear territory.

by | December 25, 2018 | 03:01

Cumberland Farms . The convenience store will be open Christmas Eve . Christmas time is literally upon us, yet there are still some stores open on Monday and Tuesday for last minute shoppers. Dollar General and Dollar Tree are both closed on Christmas Day . The Eastwood Mall closes Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. and is closed on Christmas Day .

by | December 25, 2018 | 00:36

At the end of the session on December 21, the Nasdaq was down almost 22 percent from its record high close in late August and formally in a bear market. "The markets want the Fed to normalize at a much slower pace". But the president has obsessively monitored recent gyrations and aides say he has grown furious about the declines of the past week and fearful of a recession.

by | December 24, 2018 | 09:28

There will be garbage pickup on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve , Valdez-Wilson said, but not on Christmas Day or New Year's Day , when it will be delayed one day, she said. There will be no trash or recycling collection on Christmas Day and on New Year's Day and drop-off centers will be closed. Is the post office still open on Christmas Eve? Libraries - Closed all three days.

by | December 24, 2018 | 03:20

The S&P 500, already on pace for its worst December since the Great Depression, hit its lowest since August 2017. New York Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams on Friday tried to tamp down market concerns, opening the door to a more benign monetary policy in 2019, saying the Fed was listening to the fears about the risks and will "be ready to reassess and re-evaluate our views and our policy stance".

by | December 24, 2018 | 03:57

Earlier, only up to 26 inches (68 cms) sized TVs had been put in the 18 per cent tax slab. Besides, seven items have been moved from the 28 per cent slab to 18 per cent. With regard to composition scheme for small suppliers, Jaitley said the response of small service providers getting registered under GST has not been on expected lines.

by | December 24, 2018 | 03:20

According to the same NRF survey, 24 percent of holiday shoppers are planning on buying their last gifts the weekend before Christmas this year. And if you still have to come to the mall, be prepared to have to fight for a parking spot and to wait in line.

by | December 24, 2018 | 02:51

Brent is set to drop 9.4% for the week. Crude oil prices began Thursday with a decline after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it would stay committed to tightening monetary policy in 2019, which led to stock market selloffs in major economies.

by | December 23, 2018 | 10:04

After a almost 9-month freeze on video-game approvals, Feng Shixin, deputy director of the Ministry of Propaganda's Publishing Department, said that a "first batch of games" had recently been reviewed for sale in the Chinese market, Caixin has learned .

by | December 23, 2018 | 08:50

BC Hydro says about 100,000 customers didn't have electricity on Vancouver Island shortly after midday on Thursday, while the lights were out for nearly 130,000 in the Lower Mainland and Sunshine Coast. "We have brought in crews from other parts of the province to assist with our restoration efforts and we also have called the crews off their vacation time in order to assist as we work to get power back to all of our customers".

by | December 23, 2018 | 08:30

At a Facebook event specifically targeted at the crypto industry, an anonymous attendee purportedly told Cheddar that the firm intends to launch a "decentralized digital currency". According to the report , Facebook is developing a stablecoin which is a type of digital currency pegged to the USA dollar, to minimise volatility.

by | December 23, 2018 | 07:35

Since THC and CBD are ingredients in drugs that have been approved by the FDA, they can not legally be put into food. Prior to the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill , the California Department of Public Health ("CDPH"), in keeping with FDA guidance, issued a public statement in response to inquiries from food processors and retailers interested in using industrial hemp-derived CBD oil or CBD products in food within California stating that while "California now allows the manufacturing ...

by | December 23, 2018 | 06:43

The Calgary Airport Authority will be providing an update to the media shortly. Police say they were called to the Calgary International Airport because of a mistaken report of a rifle that was likely just a musical instrument. Other details were not immediately released. The airport tweeted just before 2:30 p.m. that the worldwide terminal building was still locked down, but regular operations would be resuming as soon as possible.

by | December 23, 2018 | 05:58

Support staff, such as IT workers, necessary to support those whose work is essential will also be called in. Nearly 90 percent of the Homeland Security staff is deemed essential. But the longer the government remains closed, the more problematic the situation could become. Some are staying open thanks to funding from states and charitable groups.

by | December 23, 2018 | 04:19

As of Tuesday, 216 people across 38 states and the District of Columbia were reported to be infected with Salmonella Reading. One death from the outbreak, which began in October, was reported in California, the CDC said. The recalled packages are marked on the side with establishment number P-579 and were sold in 1-pound, 2.5-pound and 3-pound packages. Jennie-O is recalling more than 164,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products that could be contaminated.