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  • Toyota Recalls More Than 800000 Prius Vehicles In U.S.

    Toyota Recalls More Than 800000 Prius Vehicles In U.S.

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    See the chart below. In rare cases they might not enter a "failsafe" driving mode, lose power and stall, the company warned. The recall is meant to address situations in which the failure of a specific component, coupled with hard acceleration, could cause the vehicle to lose power rather than enter a fail-safe driving mode.
  • VP Mike Pence LASHES OUT: China 'Wants A Different American President'

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    Even so, Pence said: "As a senior career member of our intelligence community recently told me, what the Russians are doing pales in comparison to what China is doing across this country". "To put it bluntly, President Trump's leadership is working; and China wants a different American President". Taiwan's presidential office has thanked US Vice President Mike Pence for supporting Taiwan in his speech on US policy towards China on Thursday.
  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk mocks SEC as 'Short-Seller Enrichment Commission'

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk mocks SEC as 'Short-Seller Enrichment Commission'

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    However, the next day, Tesla's attorneys were back at the SEC requesting them for a second chance, this time with Musk's "grudging approval", the paper said . But Musk and Tesla might not even be out of the woods yet. As a part of the settlement, Elon Musk has agreed to pay $20 Mn each to financial regulators and Musk will step down as the company's chairman but remain as chief executive.
  • Rupee Breaches 73/$ Mark For The First Time Ever

    Rupee Breaches 73/$ Mark For The First Time Ever

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    Adding to the bullish mood, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that the central bank may raise interest rates above an estimated "neutral" setting as the "remarkably positive" USA economy continues to grow. Higher prices have swollen India's current account deficit, which last stood at around 2.4 per cent of GDP, in the April-June quarter. US Treasury yields jumped to multi-year peaks on Wednesday, with the 10-year yield reaching a seven-year high after Wednesday's ...
  • Canada, U.S. reach deal to save NAFTA as trilateral trade pact

    Canada, U.S. reach deal to save NAFTA as trilateral trade pact

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    They said NAFTA has had many positive benefits, including "dramatically higher trade" among the three countries, especially in the agricultural sector. This agreement involved a significant number of concessions from Canada from the previous NAFTA agreement. He said each of the three trade deals takes away a portion of the Canadian market for local farmers.
  • Apple, Amazon deny Bloomberg report about Chinese spy chips

    Apple, Amazon deny Bloomberg report about Chinese spy chips

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    If Bloomberg's report is accurate, the attack would be devastating for the United States and the companies involved; it means that China has built a window into the very guts of United States government and business. The servers had been compromised during manufacturing and the chips activated once they were up and running, it said. "That one-time event was determined to be accidental and not a targeted attack against Apple", the company wrote .
  • Trade pact clause seen deterring China trade deal with Canada, Mexico

    Trade pact clause seen deterring China trade deal with Canada, Mexico

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    USA farm groups said their first goal in negotiations for the new NAFTA was to maintain duty-free access for farm exports to Canada and Mexico, followed by such issues as Canada's supply management system for dairy, poultry, and eggs. President Donald Trump gestures as he announces a revamped North American free trade deal. Following years of threats from Trump and the promise of establishing a new deal more favorable to the USA, the latest agreement appears to represent a win for the ...
  • Oil prices in NY highest in almost 4 years

    Oil prices in NY highest in almost 4 years

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    Brent futures were up $1.28 a barrel at $84.01 by 11:38 a.m. EDT (1538 GMT), the highest since November, 2014. Most of the bets on rising prices are overwhelmingly concentrated on Brent Crude , rather than on WTI or gasoline or other oil products.
  • Amazon will raise company's minimum wage to $15 for all USA employees

    Amazon will raise company's minimum wage to $15 for all USA employees

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    Beyond the company, Amazon says that its public policy team will start advocating for increasing the federal minimum wage, which is now set at $7.25. Pay for workers at Amazon can vary by location. "Mr. Bezos and Amazon are helping to lead the way, but there is no reason why other profitable corporations in the fast food industry, the airlines and retail should not be following suit".
  • Elon Musk Got $1.7 Billion Richer Today

    Elon Musk Got $1.7 Billion Richer Today

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    In a September 30 email, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, Musk said the electric vehicle maker is nearing profitability. Musk had wanted to personally pay the fine for money-losing Tesla but the SEC rejected that proposal, the person said. The tweets had no basis in fact, and the ensuring market chaos hurt investors, the SEC said.
  • Trump to deliver remarks on NAFTA replacement

    Trump to deliver remarks on NAFTA replacement

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    The president has adopted an "America First" policy and launched a trade war against China, as well as imposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Mexico and Canada . Trump campaigned in OH during the 2016 presidential race advocating for a renegotiated NAFTA deal. The accord has its flaws, and as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cautioned on Monday, it also must still be ratified by all three countries.
  • Responding to critics, Amazon raises its minimum wage to $15

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    The retail giant, run by the world's richest man, was criticized earlier this year after revealing its workers' median pay was $28,446. The pay hike, one of the largest awarded by any major USA company, will affect 250,000 Amazon employees and 100,000 seasonal employees who are hired at Amazon sites during the holiday season.
  • Canada | New NAFTA Deal | Trump Tariffs

    Canada | New NAFTA Deal | Trump Tariffs

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    President Donald Trump . It took more than a year of negotiations and a final flurry of six weeks of intense negotiations between USA and Canadian representatives to reach the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which will govern nearly $1 trillion of trade between the nations.
  • GE Stock Soars After CEO John Flannery Unexpectedly Ousted

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    Culp previously served as CEO of Danaher Corp . from 2000 to 2014. the company also appointed Thomas Horton, who was American Airlines (AAL) CEO from 2011 to 2013, as lead director. After being asked why he believed the stock reacted negatively to his comments, he suggested it was because investors were disappointed in how "deliberate" he was, as many people seemed to wonder "what's taking so long?" The Wall Street Journal, quoting sources familiar with the situation, said Culp is expected ...
  • Jerry Brown net neutrality law sparks lawsuit from feds

    Jerry Brown net neutrality law sparks lawsuit from feds

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    The FCC has said instead that other agencies, such as the Federal Trade Commission, should take a more active role in protecting the public from violations of net neutrality. The Justice Department says the new California law illegally conflicts with federal rules. Scott Wiener, the law's author. They say it's unrealistic to expect them to comply with internet regulations that differ from state to state.