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The agreement had appeared at risk in the days leading up to the summit, when Spain's prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, threatened to withhold support unless Britain conceded that the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, over which the Spanish have a long-running territorial claim, would be covered by a future trade deal only with Madrid's consent.
  • Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start

    Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start

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    Wind gusts of up to 64kmh could affect Thanksgiving parades in the north-east, including the world-famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City, but not travel itself, Mr Roth said. Thanksgiving is one of, if not the busiest travel holiday. So along with all their other belongs he hopes people pack their patience. "Thanksgiving is one of the busiest holidays for road trips and this year will be no different", said Trevor Reed, a transportation analyst at INRIX.
  • Spain and Gibraltar Prove to Be Another Sticking Point in Brexit Deal

    Spain and Gibraltar Prove to Be Another Sticking Point in Brexit Deal

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    May won a reprieve from some of her Conservative Party foes after pro-Brexit rebels acknowledged that a bid to trigger a no-confidence vote in May had failed, for now. Democratic Unionist Party peer Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown used his maiden speech in the House of Lords, traditionally reserved for uncontroversial issues, to argue the proposed withdrawal agreement would "drive a coach and horses" through the devolution settlement.
  • Apple Cuts Production Orders for All 3 New iPhone Models

    Apple Cuts Production Orders for All 3 New iPhone Models

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    Hall: "It also looks like the balance of price and features in the iPhone XR may not have been well-received by users outside of the U.S.". The company slashed production of all three of its new iPhone models - the XR, XS, and XS Max - according to a report from the Wall Street Journal .
  • Japan says ready to work for stability of Nissan-Renault alliance

    Japan says ready to work for stability of Nissan-Renault alliance

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    While Nissan under Saikawa has taken a hard line on Ghosn's arrest, Renault's board stopped short of firing him as CEO at an emergency meeting in Paris Tuesday night. Renault-Nissan Chairman and CEO- Carlos Ghosn will not immediately be ousted of the company as the Board is unable to comment on the gathered evidence against Ghosn by Nissan and Japanese judicial authorities.
  • Best Windows laptops Black Friday deals: Dell, HP, Lenovo, and more

    Best Windows laptops Black Friday deals: Dell, HP, Lenovo, and more

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    Some 46% of products were cheaper than their Black Friday price on at least one day during the six months afterwards. As Thanksgiving always falls on the fourth Thursday in November and a large proportion of people remain off work on the Friday, many retailers drop their prices, usually for one day only.
  • Oil prices drop as market sell-off tops supply concerns

    Oil prices drop as market sell-off tops supply concerns

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    The group and its allies are considering cutting production by more than 1 million barrels a day as they're increasingly anxious about the potential for oversupply, people familiar with the matter said . Here's a good chart from Bloomberg, it shows oil net shorts at the most-extreme since this time past year. Novak said on Monday that Russian Federation, which is not an OPEC member, planned to sign a partnership agreement with the group, and that details would be discussed at OPEC's ...
  • Renault shares plummet as chairman arrested

    Renault shares plummet as chairman arrested

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    The company said its internal investigation also found Ghosn had used company assets for personal purposes. The chief executive apologised profusely for the discovery that Ghosn allegedly engaged in serious financial misconduct . In June, Renault shareholders approved Ghosn's 7.4 million euro ($8.5 million) compensation for 2017. Macron said his government would give "all its support" to employees of Renault, one of France's major companies.
  • Money matters: Big day for RBI, Centre ties

    Money matters: Big day for RBI, Centre ties

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    The government has argued that the revised PCA norms that kicked in from April 2017 are more stringent than what was prescribed earlier and has put further pressure on the system. It was not. To understand this, let's look closer at the RBI statement . Despite Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's confidence on achieving the 3.3 percent deficit target, top bureaucrats in Delhi privately speak of a developing fiscal crisis that could worsen post-December if global crude prices don't ease ...
  • APEC leaders divided after US-China spat

    APEC leaders divided after US-China spat

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    In a bluntly worded speech at an Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation ( Apec ) summit in Papua New Guinea, Pence threw down the gauntlet to China on trade and security in the region. "The language we heard from Pence is quite concerning because it shows we're moving toward a zero-sum game geopolitics in the Asia-Pacific", said Jonathan Pryke, a researcher specializing in the Pacific at the Lowy Institute, a Sydney-based research group.
  • Bitcoin bulls wonder where's the bottom after volatility returns

    Bitcoin bulls wonder where's the bottom after volatility returns

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    As we go into the fork it will be interesting to see what incentives may appear for mining pools who strictly focus on Dollars profitability and not worry about the politics that may come into play. For the day ahead , a hold onto $5,500 levels through the morning could see Bitcoin recover some of the day's losses, with a move back through the second major support level at $5,550.63 bringing $5,600 levels back into play, though we can expect plenty of resistance on any attempted rebound.
  • Honda announces new Passport SUV will be built in Alabama

    Honda announces new Passport SUV will be built in Alabama

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    As the teaser video suggests, the Passport will be positioned as Honda's most capable SUV off the road. The Honda Passport name was last seen on a Honda SUV in 2002. Over the years, however, the Pilot has grown substantially larger than the original version, creating what Honda sees as a gap big enough to drive an all-new SUV into.
  • Why Jeff Bezos Is Saying Amazon Will Ultimately Fail

    Why Jeff Bezos Is Saying Amazon Will Ultimately Fail

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    But surprisingly, he believes that the retail giant will one day "fail" and "go bankrupt." . "If you look at large companies, their lifespans tend to be 30-plus years, not a hundred-plus years", Bezos said, as heard by the publication in a recording of the meeting.
  • Chinese 5-star hotels apologize after video reveals hygiene horrors

    Chinese 5-star hotels apologize after video reveals hygiene horrors

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    The captions indicated that the incident was filmed at the Le Royal Meridien Shanghai, and that he had paid 1,600 yuan ($317) a night for the room. The whistle-blower claimed he placed a secret camera in separate hotel rooms and then posted the 11-minute video on Weibo, according to the South China Morning Post .