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Protest held in uptown Waterloo to support Wet'suwet'en First Nation

Protest held in uptown Waterloo to support Wet'suwet'en First Nation

In a statement, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor-General Mike Farnworth said any enforcement action taken by the RCMP is an operational matter and at arm's length from the provincial governmen...

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US, China extend talks on trade battle

US, China extend talks on trade battle

Meanwhile on the trade talks, sources said the two sides were still far apart from United States demands for structural reforms in China . A Chinese government spokesman says three days of talks wi...

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Oil prices up on U.S.-China trade talk optimism

Oil prices up on U.S.-China trade talk optimism

Futures in NY increased as much as 1.6 percent following six days of gains, the longest streak of increases since July 2017. The U.S. and China are also entering what could be called round two of ...

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Markets buoyed as US-China trade talks extended amid signs of progress

Markets buoyed as US-China trade talks extended amid signs of progress

Hopes that the U.S. and China would strike a deal, ending their months-long trade deal led to an index of world stocks rising on Tuesday, while the dollar, which hit an 11-week low on Monday, reboun...

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11th-hour deal allows Sears to remain open - for now

11th-hour deal allows Sears to remain open - for now

Sears has a chance of surviving. The deal could keep 425 of the stores open. Chairman Eddie Lampert had put forward a $4.4 billion bid to save Sears by buying it out of bankruptcy through his h...

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Samsung forecasts huge profit drop on slower smartphone and chip sales

Samsung forecasts huge profit drop on slower smartphone and chip sales

Earnings calls are not something we normally keep a close eye on here at Ausdroid but when you see the biggest brand in Android drop 29 percent compared to the same time a year ago you sit up and take...

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Hyundai Elevate Walking Car Project Showcased At CES 2019

Hyundai Elevate Walking Car Project Showcased At CES 2019

The legs, which can lock in any position, even fold up under the body, so on roads the Elevate can drive along on its wheels like a normal auto. Elevate is the first Ultimate Mobility Vehicle (UMV), b...

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Flights out of London's Heathrow Airport suspended after drone sighting

Flights out of London's Heathrow Airport suspended after drone sighting

This latest incident comes just a few weeks after all flights were grounded at Gatwick Airport after it was reported that drones were seen near the site. Heathrow and Gatwick recently also spent m...

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Sidestepping trade war, Musk breaks ground on Tesla Shanghai plant

Sidestepping trade war, Musk breaks ground on Tesla Shanghai plant

The Shanghai plant is created to make another 500,000 cars annually-a massive step up for a company that sold fewer than 14,000 cars in China in the first nine months of 2018, according to LMC Autom...

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Apple’s CES Ad Hits Google And Amazon Where It Hurts

Apple’s CES Ad Hits Google And Amazon Where It Hurts

The 13-story billboard, which covers nearly the entirety of the CES-adjacent hotel, reads: " What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone ". More than 180,000 tech industry executives, analys...

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Giant utility facing California wildfire claims explores bankruptcy, sources say

Giant utility facing California wildfire claims explores bankruptcy, sources say

Because of potential legislative aid, PG&E has not yet determined whether it will make a bankruptcy filing, Reuters reported . A bankruptcy filing is not PG&E's preference for addressing liabilitie...

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Trump holds firm on border wall, offers steel option as compromise

Trump holds firm on border wall, offers steel option as compromise

I will have them come up with a template or design of a lovely steel product, which we now may use and use that as our barrier, ' he said . The president then added, "But many of those people that ...

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US Economy Adds 312000 Jobs in December

US Economy Adds 312000 Jobs in December

The labor force participation rate rose to 63.1%. "That's a good thing". The year 2018 was a good one for job creation. USA employers went on a hiring spree in December, adding a surprising 312,00...

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Apple tipped to release three-camera 'iPhone XI' in 2019

Apple tipped to release three-camera 'iPhone XI' in 2019

Similar could be the case this year as well. The three-camera setup certainly sounds impressive, but it's quite likely to push up the cost of production, and therefore inflate the iPhone brand's p...

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Labour’s Gardiner hints at referendum on Corbyn Brexit deal

Labour’s Gardiner hints at referendum on Corbyn Brexit deal

May said the vote in parliament would be around 15 January, as expected, contrary to reports she could delay it. "She wants to get more legal and political assurances about things like the Norther...

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A strong jobs report could provide reassurance on economy

A strong jobs report could provide reassurance on economy

Concerns about the economy's health are escalating despite the labor market remaining strong. Employers added 312,000 jobs, far ahead predictions of 177,000, the Labor Department said. "An upside su...

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Elon Musk to break ground for $5bn Tesla factory in China

Elon Musk to break ground for $5bn Tesla factory in China

The Securities and Exchange Commission , which ended up fining Musk and Tesla $20 million each over the August 7 tweet, as well as removing Musk as chairman and forcing the addition of two independ...

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China cuts bank reserve requirement to spur economy amid trade war

China cuts bank reserve requirement to spur economy amid trade war

The size of the move was on the upper end of market expectations. The cuts will be effective January 15 and January 25, ahead of the long Lunar New Year celebrations when cash conditions often get t...

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Dollar hurt as US Fed's Powell pledges patience over economy

Dollar hurt as US Fed's Powell pledges patience over economy

Powell's position as Federal Reserve Chair had been jeopardy last month, when he hiked the interest rate for the fourth time in a year, despite repeated warning from the USA policymakers including U...

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Greggs is going vegan and Brighton loves it

Greggs is going vegan and Brighton loves it

The treat was launched in response to a petition by animal welfare organisation Peta that attracted 20,000 signatures. Greggs have been contacted for a comment. Bakery chain Greggs has promised th...

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