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Apple teases 4-day Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping event

Apple teases 4-day Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping event Millions of Americans this year will wake up at the crack of dawn the morning after Thanksgiving to take advantage of some of the massive sales deals offered on one of the biggest shopping days of the year . The Fitbit Alta HR activity tracker wasn't advertised as a Black Friday deal , but was sold at £109.99 with a £10 discount applied by John Lewis on the day. [Full Article...]

No End in Sight for Crypto Sell-Off as Bitcoin Breaches $4,500

No End in Sight for Crypto Sell-Off as Bitcoin Breaches $4,500 XRP , the cryptocurrency behind payments company Ripple , has overtaken Ethereum to become the second-most valuable cryptocurrency. It has lost about 75 percent of its value since peaking in December a year ago. Despite the not so enthusiastic predictions for the top currency in the market, there are many holders that believe that Bitcoin is able to go even towards the value of 10,000$ in... [Full Article...]

Irish PM Does Not See Much Room for Brexit Deal Renegotiation

Irish PM Does Not See Much Room for Brexit Deal Renegotiation Political commentator Noel Whelan said in the event of a no deal, and despite the economic fallout, he thinks the Irish people "will be forgiving" of the taoiseach, who he said "did an incredible job getting what the Irish government wanted into the agreement". [Full Article...]

Carlos Ghosn Arrested Over Misconduct In Japan, Nissan Preparing To Fire Him

Carlos Ghosn Arrested Over Misconduct In Japan, Nissan Preparing To Fire Him Once dubbed "Le Cost Killer", Ghosn, who is 64, is the chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. "To have so greatly violated the trust of many, I feel full of disappointment and regret", Saikawa told a news conference. Following that report, Nissan global depository receipts fell more than 11 per cent in Japan , while shares in Renault have dropped by more than five per cent,... [Full Article...]

Woman killed by 'panicked driver' as protesters block roads across France

Woman killed by 'panicked driver' as protesters block roads across France Police used tear gas to disperse protesters on the Champs-Elysees, RT France said. They called themselves "yellow jackets" because most were wearing the fluorescent yellow vests that must be kept in vehicles of all French drivers in case of auto troubles. [Full Article...]

Woman whose fiance died in Lion Air crash takes wedding photos alone

Woman whose fiance died in Lion Air crash takes wedding photos alone Boeing said Monday that it's working closely with investigators and taking every measure "to fully understand all aspects of this incident". According to a report in The Wall Street Journal Monday night, what the company did not tell operators and flight crews is that the stall-prevention system may, under certain unusual circumstances, unexpectedly push the plane's nose down with such force t... [Full Article...]

Aston Martin's profits rise as sales double

Aston Martin's profits rise as sales double The DBX was first previewed by similarly-named concept more than three years ago, and while the show vehicle was rather striking and appealing, the design seen on this prototype might be a beacon for controversy - argue it out below if you have to. [Full Article...]

Oil continues to slip on rising supply

Oil continues to slip on rising supply The latest falls came after oil cartel Opec reduced its forecast for global oil demand next year. This sharp drop not only marks the end of the current twelve-day decline streak but also is the lowest mark for the last twelve months as well, furthering the plunge into a bear market. [Full Article...]

Republicans select minority leader in next Congress

Republicans select minority leader in next Congress With the speaker's gavel now out of reach, GOP Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy , a Trump ally, is poised to take over as minority leader. Looming in the background of all of these contests, however, is the remaining leadership contest, which isn't expected to take place until after Thanksgiving: The race for the Speaker's gavel in the House of Representatives, which Democrats will control for th... [Full Article...]

Amazon announces new headquarters split between New York, Washington suburbs

Amazon announces new headquarters split between New York, Washington suburbs Hiring begins next year. Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that when it comes to bringing an influx of jobs to the community, "we need to dig deep". Amazon may very well deliver on all of its promises to the two HQ2 cities. In a joint statement, New York State Senator Michael Gianaris and New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer asked why scarce public resources are being offered to one of the ... [Full Article...]

Pilots report seeing UFO in sky off Ireland

Pilots report seeing UFO in sky off Ireland Authorities in Ireland confirmed they were looking into the situation on November 12, 2018, but offered no additional information. They said, " This report will be investigated under the normal confidential occurrence investigation process ". [Full Article...]

FAA issues airworthiness directive after Indonesia plane crash

FAA issues airworthiness directive after Indonesia plane crash On November 6, Boeing said it had issued an Operations Manual Bulletin (OMB) directing operators to existing flight crew procedures to address circumstances where there is erroneous input from an AOA sensor. It is believed the plane plunged at over 600mph, but the cause of the accident is still under investigation. He said the pilot had landed the plane safely on that occasion. [Full Article...]

Marijuana expands into three more states

Marijuana expands into three more states It will come with a 10% tax, and will only be available to people ages 21 and older. With Michigan voting to legalize adult use, neighbors like OH and IL could soon follow suit to help build a market in that region. In Michigan , voters will decide whether to approve - for adults aged 21 and older - recreational use and legalize the possession and sale of up to 2.5 ounces of pot. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court ends fight over Obama-era net neutrality rules

US Supreme Court ends fight over Obama-era net neutrality rules The Supreme Court on Monday refused to vacate several court rulings that supported the Obama-era Federal Communications Commissions' net neutrality regulations , Reuters reports. Providers complained that the rules were overly burdensome and a violation of the FCC's congressionally granted powers; consumer advocates said the rules were necessary as a vital consumer protection. [Full Article...]

Iran sanctions: "Maximum" economic pressure, Treasury's Mnuchin says

Iran sanctions: Earlier Monday, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman called the new sanctions a "critical" blow to Iran's actions in the region. The US sanctions herald the end of Washington's involvement in the landmark 2015 deal signed between Iran, the US and other world powers, which was created to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions. [Full Article...]

Flawed election in greatest country gets underway with Trump tactics on line

Flawed election in greatest country gets underway with Trump tactics on line Trump's usually active Twitter feed was quiet Tuesday as voting booths opened across the country. "Because America has voluntary voting, not like Australia's compulsory voting, a lot more of it involves convincing your side to turn out and vote , rather than convincing undecided voters in the centre to support you", Dr Shaun Ratcliff from the US Studies Centre told news.com.au. [Full Article...]

What to look for in United States midterm polls today

What to look for in United States midterm polls today More than 60% of eligible voters took part in the 2016 vote when the presidential race was on the ballot . "They want to impose socialism on our country. "There is a lot of energy out there". Firstly, it would mean the party could block legislation proposed by the president. But a healthy economy favors the incumbent - and the U.S. [Full Article...]

Amazon UK Officially Announces Black Friday Sale 2018 & More Discount Days

Amazon UK Officially Announces Black Friday Sale 2018 & More Discount Days There is no minimum purchase price. Bottom line: Buy one of over 100 million items you want on Amazon and get free shipping without having to spend $25 now up until Christmas . According to Amazon , it's the largest selection of items that ship free in the country; millions of products are up for the deal. The deal lasts until Amazon can no longer promise items in time for Christmas with... [Full Article...]

Apple Fiscal Q4 2018 Results Lead To No More iPhone Sales Figure

Apple Fiscal Q4 2018 Results Lead To No More iPhone Sales Figure Apple CEO Tim Cook voiced optimism that the Indian government will at some point agree to allow the technology giant to bring in its stores as he lauded the country's bold reforms, saying he was a "big believer" and "very bullish" on India . [Full Article...]

Oil prices fall on signs of rising supply, economy worries

Oil prices fall on signs of rising supply, economy worries Analysts fear Saudi retaliation would cause supply shock, sending oil prices up. USA crude stocks rose last week, while gasoline stocks decreased and distillate inventories fell, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. [Full Article...]


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