• Theresa May faces no-confidence vote after historic defeat on Brexit deal
Theresa May faces no-confidence vote after historic defeat on Brexit deal

The Labour leader repeatedly mocked May for, as he put it, seeking to press ahead with her Brexit plan as if Tuesday night's 432 to 202 vote had not happened, and widened his attack to lambast her record in areas such as education, the police and poverty.

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  • Trump Waves Off Ocasio-Cortez Question: ‘Who Cares? Geez’
Trump Waves Off Ocasio-Cortez Question: ‘Who Cares? Geez’

Ocasio-Cortez, a rising star in the Democratic Party who identifies as a democratic socialist, shunned corporate campaign donations during her run for office and has criticized Democrats for supporting deregulation. See Ocasio-Cortez's full response below. "Who cares? Geez", Trump said, moving onto another question. I understand guys like this ...

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  • China Reports Record Trade Surplus With United States
China Reports Record Trade Surplus With United States

That led global stock markets to slide in Monday trading as fears mounted that global growth is slowing. A large U.S. delegation ended a three-day visit to Beijing last week in the first face-to-face trade talks since Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping in December pledged a three-month truce in the escalating tariff spat.

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  • As shutdown drags on, Trump tries to reassure farmers feeling burned
As shutdown drags on, Trump tries to reassure farmers feeling burned

Trump encouraged farmers to remain positive during his ongoing trade disputes with China, citing success in other trade negotiation deals. You see what's going on. The original tweet was removed from the president's account soon after the flub. Trump authorized about $11-billion in aid payments to farmers hurt by trade fights past year, billing...

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  • How Labour’s no confidence motion will work
How Labour’s no confidence motion will work

Analysts across the City of London had been warning investors to be wary of the pound, with Brexit threatening major price volatility . Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said May had "completely and utterly failed" to ease MPs' concerns and said if she loses the vote on Tuesday night, she must call an election.

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  • TSA: Tokyo-bound passenger with gun undetected in Atlanta
TSA: Tokyo-bound passenger with gun undetected in Atlanta

Of the 78 firearms discovered, 63 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered, the agency said in a statement. Delta said the passenger on the January 2 flight reported the firearm and was cooperative, according to The Washington Post .

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  • China's trade surplus with the USA grew in 2018 but tariffs bite
China's trade surplus with the USA grew in 2018 but tariffs bite

Exports rose 7.1 per cent, customs data showed Monday, down from the 7.9 per cent reported earlier for 2017. The world's largest trading nation got off to a strong start in 2018, but pressure on the economy started to build later in the year as the United States and China began imposing tariffs on each other's goods and global demand started to c...

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  • Government shutdown impacting breweries, wineries and distilleries
Government shutdown impacting breweries, wineries and distilleries

With the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau closed, it's unable to process labels or permits. Across town at Zipline Brewery, co-founder Tom Wilmoth says he's usually ahead of the game when it comes to getting labels approved but as the shutdown drags on, he's feeling the effects as well.

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  • Government shutdown stops most FDA food safety inspections
Government shutdown stops most FDA food safety inspections

According to a report in The New York Times , FDA inspectors typically examine operations at about 160 domestic manufacturing and food-processing plants weekly, with nearly one-third of them believed to be at high risk of causing foodborne illnesses.

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  • Cadillac just revealed the design of its first EV
Cadillac just revealed the design of its first EV

Shares of Tesla ( TSLA ) tumbled 2.4 percent as manufacturers from Detroit to Japan unveiled new competition for buyers in the electric vehicle maker's key market at the Detroit Auto Show. The company plans to release a new model every six months through 2021. The new platform will be flexible, and adaptable to front-, rear- and all-wheel-dri...

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  • Embattled PG&E To File For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Embattled PG&E To File For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

PG&E said in a letter to pensioners that it doesn't expect any changes to its tax-qualified pension plans, or to its life and health-insurance benefits. The company said Monday that it has only about $1.5 billion in cash and cash equivalents on hand. The board of directors chose John Simon as interim CEO.

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  • Elon Musk shows off prototype of Mars-bound rocket, Starship
Elon Musk shows off prototype of Mars-bound rocket, Starship

Hawthorne-based SpaceX is offering a minimum of eight weeks' pay and other benefits to those affected, according to an email sent on Friday to employees by SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell. SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk revealed a photo of an experimental rocket that can help him achieve his dream of one day landing on the surface of Mars.

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  • Oil rises one per cent on US, China trade talk optimism
Oil rises one per cent on US, China trade talk optimism

Shares fell in Taiwan but rose in Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines. Also crucial will be the outcome of trade negotiations between the US and China - the world's two biggest economies. Benchmark 10-year notes US10YT=RR were last down 3/32 in price to yield 2.7261 percent after earlier rising to 2.747 percent, the highest since December ...

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  • AT&T, T-Mobile And Verizon Vow To Stop Selling Location Data 01/14/2019
AT&T, T-Mobile And Verizon Vow To Stop Selling Location Data 01/14/2019

The move follows a Tuesday report on Vice's Motherboard site that showed how bounty hunters can track phone locations using carrier data. The announcements reflect a major victory for privacy advocates who have slammed corporate America over its handling of consumers' personal information, often to their personal and economic expense.

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  • Lenovo leads Q4 2018 global shipments, Apple retains fourth position
Lenovo leads Q4 2018 global shipments, Apple retains fourth position

The company also says that it expects demand to improve in 2019, as CPUs become more available. Gartner got nearly the same results with 68.6 million PC shipments during the same period (down 4.3% year-over-year). Gartner has published a report detailing preliminary estimates of PCs shipped worldwide for the final quarter of 2018 and for the year...

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  • Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan chair faces 'two new charges'
Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan chair faces 'two new charges'

Ghosn, who holds Brazilian, French and Lebanese citizenship, has been kept at the Tokyo Detention House facility since his arrest on November 19. His wife Carole Ghosn issued a statement overnight out of Paris, expressing concern over his sickness. "We are fearful and very anxious his recovery will be complicated while he continues to endur...

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  • Elon Musk Spotted Eating Hot Pot in Beijing, Offered Chinese Green Card
Elon Musk Spotted Eating Hot Pot in Beijing, Offered Chinese Green Card

Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. In response, Li said, " If this is what you truly have in mind, we can give you a Chinese green card ". Besides Europe and China , Musk also indicated towards the end of a year ago that Tesla would begin sales in his country of birth, South Africa, sometime in 2019.

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  • Saudi to slash oil exports after price slide: minister
Saudi to slash oil exports after price slide: minister

It answers a key question for potential investors in the planned share sale of Saudi Aramco, the state-owned company that manages the Kingdom's vast oil wealth. Despite this, US bank Morgan Stanley cut its 2019 oil price forecasts by more than 10 per cent on Wednesday, pointing to "weakening economic growth expectations" and rising oil supply fro...

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  • With a TSA checkpoint closing, Miami’s airport now is a shutdown battleground
With a TSA checkpoint closing, Miami’s airport now is a shutdown battleground

This week, the government shutdown had begun to impact travel as TSA agents and air traffic controllers continue to work without promise of pay and FAA inspectors remain on furlough. Chin said federal screeners are calling in sick at double the normal rate for Miami, and TSA managers aren't confident they will have enough workers to operate a...

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  • U.S. pushes China on promises after `in-depth' trade meetings
U.S. pushes China on promises after `in-depth' trade meetings

The 90-day time frame is a tight window in which to nail down deep changes to China's economic model, reforms which past US administrations advocated for years and USA lawmakers on both sides of the aisle support. It softened its stand by offering a mix of concessions by resuming purchases of United States soybeans, suspended punitive tariffs on ...

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