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Money Amazon picks two cities for split HQ2
Author: 0 Amazon picks two cities for split HQ2

The D.C. region was seen as a favorite to land the new headquarters, as many drew connections between founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and the nation's capital after he purchased the Washington Post and a mansion in D.C.'s prominent Kalorama neighborhood.

Money Irish Aviation Authority investigating multiple UFO sightings in Kerry
Author: 0 Irish Aviation Authority investigating multiple UFO sightings in Kerry

An investigation has been launched after several pilots spotted mysterious lights off the south-west coast of Ireland . She said that she did not believe it to be on a collision course but was " wondering " what it could be. "This report will be investigated under the normal confidential occurrence investigation process", said the Irish Aviation Authority, Metro.co.uk reports .

Author: 0 How Saudi Arabia is throwing its weight around in oil markets today

Oil rose by more than 1 per cent on Monday, set for its largest one-day increase in a month after Saudi Arabia said OPEC and its partners believed demand was softening enough to warrant an output cut of 1 million barrels per day. Turn about: Opec members and its 10 allies are mainly anxious about the increasing USA production (11.4 million barrels a day). In the meantime, the Kingdom said it is taking the lead by cutting its output to 500,000 barrels a day come December.

Money Saudi to cut oil exports by 500,000 barrels per day in December
Author: 0 Saudi to cut oil exports by 500,000 barrels per day in December

Earlier Falih said oil-producing countries have not yet reached an agreement on cutting output. "We need to look at 2019 with the view to keeping the markets balanced". "There is no consensus yet among oil producers about cutting production", Falih said. It was "premature to talk about a specific action", he told reporters, asked about the possibility of an output cut to support sliding prices.

Money Saudi Arabia to cut December oil exports by 500000 bpd
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia to cut December oil exports by 500000 bpd

Opec's de-facto leader Saudi Arabia meanwhile said it would draw back its exports for the month of December to the tune of 500,000 bpd as it anticipates lower winter demand. "The recent drop in oil prices reflects a combination of factors". The world's second and third crude producers - after they were overtaken by the United States thanks to shale oil - Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia are the core of an alliance of producer nations that succeeded in solidifying oil prices after the ...

Money Freebie Friday: Discounts for Veterans Day 2018
Author: 0 Freebie Friday: Discounts for Veterans Day 2018

Chipotle: Show your military ID and receive a buy-one, get-one free burrito, bowl, salad or tacos. All veterans and active duty military with a valid military ID will be offered a free classic "Almost Famous" sandwich. Swing by Starbucks for a free tall hot brewed coffee on the 11th. Little Caesars: Veterans and active military members can visit Little Caesars on Sunday, Nov.

Money Ford buys Spin, skates into scooter business
Author: 0 Ford buys Spin, skates into scooter business

The U.S. automaker said Wednesday it purchased scooter company Spin to expand its mobility services. Ford will eventually expand the e-scooter program to more than 100 cities, Madra told Reuters . Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but founder and CEO Euwyn Poon said Ford plans to invest about $US200 million in the company as it eyes expanding to 100 markets over the next year and a half.

Money Federal Reserve keeps interest rates fixed, but December hike likely
Author: 0 Federal Reserve keeps interest rates fixed, but December hike likely

Financial markets, which had expected the Fed to hold its benchmark overnight lending rate steady in the current range of 2.00 per cent to 2.25 per cent this week, ticked lower after the statement was released. Fed officials have stressed that their monetary policy decisions will be made without any consideration of politics. Its brief statement was almost identical to the one the Fed issued in September.

Money North Shore parents get child care relief
Author: 0 North Shore parents get child care relief

This is the next step in the provincial government's ten-year ChildCare BC plan. Child-care facilities were asked to apply for the program back in the summer of 2018, with more than 300 child-care operators from B.C. The Province also promoted the Child Care Fee Reduction, which has reduced the cost of almost 52,000 childcare spaces across BC. Families at Squamish's Discovery Kids Childcare are now part of a B.C.

Money POLITICALIFE: Chinese Splash $35 Billion On Singles Day
Author: 0 POLITICALIFE: Chinese Splash $35 Billion On Singles Day

The spending binge has for years eclipsed Cyber Monday in the US for online purchases made on a single day. But since its inception, mainly thanks to Chinese tech giant Alibaba , in the last decade Singles' Day has blossomed into the largest shopping holiday in the world.

Money Holy moly, Dubai's police force is testing hoverbikes
Author: 0 Holy moly, Dubai's police force is testing hoverbikes

According to CNN , citing Khalid Nasser Alrazooqi, the general director of Dubai Police's artificial intelligence department - yes, they have such a thing in the police force - the hoverbikes will probably be used for first responder purposes, not necessarily to chase down bad guys.

Money All-New Mazda3 to Premiere at Los Angeles Auto Show
Author: 0 All-New Mazda3 to Premiere at Los Angeles Auto Show

The event will open its doors to the media on November 28 with the first press day, but don't be too surprised if the auto will be revealed on the Internet a few days before. It may mean that diesel era comes to its end for Mazda . I had a chance to drive a prototype Mazda 3 with this Skyactiv-X engine and found it to feel fairly normal in most conditions, though I did notice some knocking under some conditions.

Money China Oct exports surprisingly strong in race to beat higher US tariffs
Author: 0 China Oct exports surprisingly strong in race to beat higher US tariffs

Exports denominated in dollars rose 15.6 percent from a year ago in October, exceeding an expected 11 percent growth economists polled by Reuters had forecast. However, the PMI sub-index, which measures new export orders, dropped for the third consecutive month to 46.9 in October, the lowest reading since January 2016.

Money FDA plans to crackdown on flavored e-cigarettes
Author: 0 FDA plans to crackdown on flavored e-cigarettes

Preliminary government data shows e-cigarette sales have risen 77 percent among high schoolers and 50 percent among middle schoolers in 2018, which means that 3.5 million minors have been vaping throughout 2018. Moreover, the long-term health consequences of vaping is not known. In September, Gottlieb gave five e-cigarette manufacturers - Juul , British American Tobacco's Vuse, Altria's MarkTen, Imperial Brands' Blu E-cigs and Japan Tobacco's Logic - until this Sunday to submit proposals ...

Money Jo Johnson resigns as minister over Brexit
Author: 0 Jo Johnson resigns as minister over Brexit

Jo Johnson's resignation, and his call for a fresh referendum to test voter sentiment, further complicates matters for May as she tries to strike a deal with European Union leaders that would pass muster with her own cabinet and win backing in Parliament.

Money Bombardier says it will cut 5000 jobs
Author: 0 Bombardier says it will cut 5000 jobs

Bombardier said the jobs will be eliminated over the next 12 to 18 months and will save the company about $250 million a year by 2021. The announcement came as Bombardier unveiled its third-quarter results, in which pre-tax profits doubled to $267m for the three months to September compared with the same period a year ago.

Money Flight attendant breastfeeds passenger's crying baby
Author: 0 Flight attendant breastfeeds passenger's crying baby

With no formula on board, Organo - who happens to be the mother of a almost one-year-old daughter herself - knew there was only one thing she could do: offer her own supply. On November 6, she was scheduled to undergo a "check flight" to be able to qualify as Evaluator, which is one of the duties of an Assistant Line Administrator.

Money OKEx Adds XRP and Litecoin Margin Trading
Author: 0 OKEx Adds XRP and Litecoin Margin Trading

Counterparty (XCP) traded up 3% against the dollar and now trades at $3.76 or 0.00058415 BTC. Unobtanium (UNO) traded up 0.6% against the dollar and now trades at $48.57 or 0.00743540 BTC. Because the network is "self-clearing", it eliminates the need for a centralized network operator (and gets rid of the associated layer of fees). Although there are a few businesses whose operations will remain open during the fork, they advise that sending transactions during a contentious fork can be ...

Money French authorities ground Ryanair plane over cash row
Author: 0 French authorities ground Ryanair plane over cash row

The plane, bound for London's Stansted airport, was grounded yesterday. The aviation authority called it "regrettable that the state was forced" to evacuate the plane on Thursday. Just under 24 hours later, the no-frills airline relented and paid up, authorities said Friday, allowing it to reclaim its aircraft. "Just because we manage a little airport in Charente it doesn't mean we are not going to defend ourselves", he added.

Money Check out Walmart’s Black Friday ad with door-busting deals
Author: 0 Check out Walmart’s Black Friday ad with door-busting deals

Clothing retailer Mr Price begins its specials on 19 November all the way through to Cyber Monday on 26 November, while online store Zando will have sales of up to 90% on Black Friday. " There really is no bigger or better day of the year than Black Friday; that's why we are pulling out all the stops to make it a great night for our customers ".

Money U.S. tells world to steer clear of Iranian oil tankers
Author: 0 U.S. tells world to steer clear of Iranian oil tankers

That put WTI down 20.6% from its October 3 high, officially meeting the definition of a bear market. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at $61.69 per barrel at 0221 GMT, 2 cents above their last settlement. Once the waivers expire after 180 days, new waivers are expected to be issued, with a source in China saying his country would likely receive another six months of exemptions, though at a lower rate of around 220,000 bpd.

Money Runaway train set to derail miner's sales
Author: 0 Runaway train set to derail miner's sales

The engineer had left the locomotive to inspect an issue with an ore auto, and the train then began moving. The train had four locomotives and 268 wagons, the ATSB said. BHP's rail operations in Western Australia have now been suspended. "Usually, once the driver leaves the train, the brakes are on, there's procedures for that", Rail Safety Consulting Australia owner Phillip Barker told ABC.

Money VW premieres compact double cab
Author: 0 VW premieres compact double cab

Klaus Bischoff, head designer for VW, says the Tarok's DNA adds an exhilarating dynamic to the segment . Meanwhile, a peek inside the cabin reveals a modern dashboard with a digital instrument cluster display, glass-covered touchscreen infotainment system, digital air-conditioning controls (covered here), and Cypress Metallic dashboard trim.

Money Tesla names Robyn Denholm as new chairwoman to replace Elon Musk
Author: 0 Tesla names Robyn Denholm as new chairwoman to replace Elon Musk

Two days after the lawsuit, Musk reached a settlement with the commission, agreeing to a personal fine of $20 million, a separate $20 million fine by Tesla and his resignation as chair. In the meantime, she'll work closely with Musk. Robyn Denholm has been an independent director on Tesla's nine-member board since 2014. Besides Telstra, Denholm has worked in other tech companies such as Juniper Networks and Sun Microsystems, and she also worked for Toyota, the statement added.

Money India gets U.S. waiver for development of strategic Chabahar Port in Iran
Author: 0 India gets U.S. waiver for development of strategic Chabahar Port in Iran

Meanwhile, US ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass said the US has, after extensive consideration, provided an exception under the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act. The foreign minister further stated that while previous US Presidents have also displayed "disrespectful attitudes" towards Iran, they have eventually changed their stance, and said the Trump administration will have to do the same.

Money World's stinkiest fruit strikes again, cargo of durian grounds plane
Author: 0 World's stinkiest fruit strikes again, cargo of durian grounds plane

Passengers refused to board the plane and complained to staff about the fruit's strong smell. Sriwijaya Air eventually chose to unload the sacks of durian from the flight, causing them to depart at 11.40am, an hour later than scheduled. " Many airlines do this ", it told the Jakarta Post . Videos circulating online showed verbal altercations on the tarmac between disgruntled travellers and ground staff and the fruit finally being taken off the plane after the flight had been delayed for ...

Money States Legalize Marijuana For Recreational Or Medical Use
Author: 0 States Legalize Marijuana For Recreational Or Medical Use

In Utah and Missouri, voters on Tuesday decided that patients should have access to medical marijuana. The licensing authority is required to start accepting applications from would-be marijuana merchants with a year of that date, meaning that legal sales might begin sometime in 2020.