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Money Royal Mail slights them on the beaches in D-Day stamp blunder
Author: 0 Royal Mail slights them on the beaches in D-Day stamp blunder

The original December 27 press release described the stamp program as celebrating the "Best of British" and stated, "The 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings will be marked by a set of 11 Special Stamps". The image, which was previewed on Thursday, was labelled "D-Day Allied soldiers and medics wade ashore". "We can confirm that this image will not be part of the final set, which will be issued in June 2019", she said.

Money HMV close to administration, 2,200 jobs at risk
Author: 0 HMV close to administration, 2,200 jobs at risk

In 2013, the chain was taken over by Hilco , which specialise in restructuring companies. As reported by The Guardian , the company intends to keep 125 United Kingdom stores open while it continues negotiating with suppliers and potential buyers, and has called in administrators KPMG to oversee proceedings.

Money Jetway collapses at Baltimore-Washington International Airport
Author: 0 Jetway collapses at Baltimore-Washington International Airport

BWI officials confirmed six people have been taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. A jetway is the structure passengers walk through to board the plane. Anne Arundel County Fire said they were supporting BWI Fire with the incident. While medical personnel responded to the passenger outside of the airplane, the airport-owned passenger loading bridge "experienced a failure".

Money Malware disrupts Tribune Publishing newspaper production
Author: 0 Malware disrupts Tribune Publishing newspaper production

Tribune owns Baltimore Sun Media, which also publishes two other daily newspapers in the region: the Carroll County Times and The Capital in Annapolis. The paper's Saturday deliveries were affected by an interference with Tribune Publishing's print production systems. While no additional details on the attack's origin were given, the source said it was the work of a "foreign entity".

Money U.S. trade delegation said to plan Beijing trip
Author: 0 U.S. trade delegation said to plan Beijing trip

The two sides are maintaining "close communication", Gao said. The meeting next month will be the first meeting of the two leaders, U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping , since their talks in Buenos Aires on December 1.

Money All-new 2020 Land Rover Defender will debut next year
Author: 0 All-new 2020 Land Rover Defender will debut next year

In the end, you need to understand that T-Rug is unlikely to be massive demand, and this factor is important for priority to market with new electric MEB platform. It will be interesting to see whether Land Rover makes these heavy but reliable mechanical items or lighter but potentially more temperamental electronically-controlled ones.

Money Rapid City Kmart to close
Author: 0 Rapid City Kmart to close

It was revealed Friday, December 28, that the nation-wide retailer's location at Charlottesville Fashion Square would be closing [PDF]. According to Newsweek, Sears has less than 24 hours for a bidder to save the store from complete liquidation.

Money Gatwick drone disruption: Airport boss speaks out
Author: 0 Gatwick drone disruption: Airport boss speaks out

Gatwick Airport , about 50 km. south of London and the second-busiest airport in the United Kingdom, suffered closures and disruptions between December 19 and 21 due to numerous drone sightings in the area. France's Vinci is paying about 2.9 billion pounds ($3.7 billion) for a majority stake in Gatwick Airport , which made unwelcome headlines last week after drone sightings caused 36 hours of travel chaos for more than 100,000 Christmas travellers.

Money Wells Fargo agrees to pay $575 million to resolve state investigations
Author: 0 Wells Fargo agrees to pay $575 million to resolve state investigations

The bank will pay all 50 states and Washington, D.C. after it admitted to opening more than three million fake bank and credit card accounts. According to the states, Wells Fargo also failed to provide proper refunds to auto finance customers who had purchased Guaranteed Asset Protection insurance policies, created to address situations in which a car buyer/borrower ends up owing more than a vehicle's value.

Money Sears faces liquidation if Lampert can't secure financing
Author: 0 Sears faces liquidation if Lampert can't secure financing

He is offering $4.6 billion for those operating assets. The release said the employees of the 80 stores have been informed of the closure. The employer of more than 68,000 filed for bankruptcy in October. It also meant keeping Sears alive through complex investments from ESL. They question the legitimacy of Lampert's bid to keep it open. But the onset of discounters like Walmart created challenges for Sears that have only grown and it faced even more competition from online sellers ...

Money Holiday Sales Soar To 6-Year High
Author: 0 Holiday Sales Soar To 6-Year High

Strong consumer confidence was one driver, said Katherine Cullen, NRF's director of industry and consumer insight - and will be important to watch given recent volatility in the stock market, Cullen said. In contrast, sales at department stores fell 1.3 percent after two years of modest growth, largely due to store closures. That forecast compares with an average annual increase of 3.9 percent over the past five years.

Money NECA says FG’s delay in implementing the new minimum wage is counter-productive
Author: 0 NECA says FG’s delay in implementing the new minimum wage is counter-productive

The umbrella body for private employers in the country, while decrying the indecisive disposition of the Federal Government towards concluding the process leading to the implementation of a new National Minimum Wage, insisted that "this delay in the completion of the process has led to the proposed strike by Labour, which is totally undesirable and should be avoided".

Money Amazon announces record sales for holiday season in 2018
Author: 0 Amazon announces record sales for holiday season in 2018

Millions of items in the USA were shipped with Prime free same-day shipping, Prime free one-day shipping and Prime Now free two-hour delivery. Amazon customers worldwide ordered more items than ever before this holiday season, according to the company.

Money Trump 'has no plans to sack Fed chairman'
Author: 0 Trump 'has no plans to sack Fed chairman'

A lifelong real estate developer, Trump has touted the booming USA economy as one of his presidency's main achievements. Beginning in the Clinton administration, White House officials have largely avoided public criticism of the Fed, anxious that any political pressure on the central bank could tarnish its reputation and cause investors and foreign finance ministers to question its actions.

Money New Yorkers report unusual light over the city, power outages
Author: 0 New Yorkers report unusual light over the city, power outages

An air traffic control tower at the airport was running on a generator as of late Thursday night and some terminals were without power, local and airline officials said. He said the MTA had power, but there were delays on the 7 train and that power was "coming back on" at LaGuardia, but travellers should expect delays.

Money White House to declare a national emergency to bar Huawei, ZTE purchases
Author: 0 White House to declare a national emergency to bar Huawei, ZTE purchases

Huawei has become the second largest global smartphone maker and a leader in 5G networks, despite limited access to the United States market. Huawei and ZTE have both repeatedly denied these allegations. Mr Williamson warned that Huawei's role would have to be looked at "very closely" amid growing global concerns from the US, Australia and New Zealand about the security risks posed by the Chinese company.

Money Eager shoppers up early for Boxing Day deals in Grande Prairie
Author: 0 Eager shoppers up early for Boxing Day deals in Grande Prairie

So how does that impact boxing day , once the ultimate time for bargain hunters? For the period up to midday, the average footfall across the United Kingdom was 4.2% lower than for the same hours on Boxing Day past year, according to retail intelligence experts Springboard.

Money Fed chair’s job is not in jeopardy, White House economic adviser says
Author: 0 Fed chair’s job is not in jeopardy, White House economic adviser says

Powell. President Trump is "very happy" with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , a White House adviser told FOX Business on Wednesday, adding that stories suggesting otherwise are "false". Hassett later told reporters Powell wasn't at risk of being fired. Trump has largely laid the blame for economic headwinds on the Fed, openly criticizing its chairman, Jerome Powell, whom he appointed.

Money Ecommerce Policy Draft: Govt Looks To Curb Deep Discounting Practices
Author: 0 Ecommerce Policy Draft: Govt Looks To Curb Deep Discounting Practices

Any services they offer to vendors on the platform should be at arm's length only and non-discriminatory, the government press release added. The main objective of the revised norms and regulations is to safeguard the interest of domestic players, who have to face tough competition from e-retailers having deep pockets from foreign investors.

Money Nikkei plunges over 1000 points to hit 20-month closing low
Author: 0 Nikkei plunges over 1000 points to hit 20-month closing low

Investors had been looking for positive cues after a global sell-off recently triggered by concerns over the outlook for the US economy and took heart from brisk retail data for the Christmas shopping season released overnight by MasterCard Inc and Amazon.com Inc.

Money Wall Street, Asian markets see dramatic rebound
Author: 0 Wall Street, Asian markets see dramatic rebound

Rallies in retail and energy shares led the gains, as NY recovered the losses suffered in the previous session. The broader All Ordinaries index has lifted by a similar level to 5,634 points. Brent crude, used to price global oils , gained 7.9 per cent to $54.47 a barrel in London. TECH RALLY: Technology stocks accounted for much of Monday's early bounce.

Money U.S. Oil Prices Recover Following Sharp Losses In Previous Session
Author: 0 U.S. Oil Prices Recover Following Sharp Losses In Previous Session

Investors remain skeptical of OPEC's promises to cut yields and are anxious about economic turmoil. Even with the day's gains, U.S. crude has still lost almost 40 per cent from its October closing high at more than US$76 a barrel. said in research note Wednesday. The Federal Reserves' fourth interest rate hike this year further complicated the situation by fanning anxieties over sagging economic growth.

Money Going nowhere: Fed chairman 'is safe from being fired by Trump'
Author: 0 Going nowhere: Fed chairman 'is safe from being fired by Trump'

So probably the most obvious and important is that the president gets to decide who sits on the Fed's board. The Working Group dates to March 1988 when Washington was still trying to figure out what was behind the "Black Monday" stock market crash of October 1987.

Money Gatwick drones latest: Couple held over airport disruption speak out
Author: 0 Gatwick drones latest: Couple held over airport disruption speak out

With his partner in tears by his side, Paul said: "As you can probably imagine, we're feeling completely violated ". He went on: "Our home has been searched and our privacy and identity completely exposed ". Government ministers were briefed on the situation in a conference call Monday chaired by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling . "We are determined to locate those responsible to bring them to justice", she continued.

Money Gujarat: Public sector bank employees join nationwide strike against merger with BoB
Author: 0 Gujarat: Public sector bank employees join nationwide strike against merger with BoB

Employees of nine Bank unions under the aegis of United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) of Odisha unit hit the streets protesting amalgamation of the three banks. During the meeting, neither the government nor the concerned banks came forward to assure that they will not go ahead with the merger, he added. The wage talks are on for the past 13 months between the unions and IBA, the latter has offered a wage revision of 8 per cent.

Money Verizon Store Hours on Christmas Eve & Day 2018
Author: 0 Verizon Store Hours on Christmas Eve & Day 2018

On Boxing Day select stores will be open from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. In observance of the holiday, many stores have limited hours or are closed entirely. The most common things people tend to forget around the holidays are milk, napkins, plates, wrapping paper, toilet tissues, tape, cards, cookies, and just those Christmas day snacks.