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Tesla promises to halve charging time with V3 Supercharging

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If that doesn't sound like the realization of a long-term plan to convince the world of the supremacy of electric vehicles , I don't know what would be. Tesla says that, on average, V3 Supercharging will halve the amount of time its customers spend charging to about 15 minutes. Tesla will roll out the first of these updated Superchargers in Fremont, California, but it'll only be available to those in its early access program. Read More »

Trump adviser says no deal doesn't mean summit was a failure

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The canceled drills are triggering debate in Seoul as Kim Jong Un returns to Pyongyang. "He went from that isolation -saw no light of day outside of the borders of North Korea- to now this global player, certainly in the region and that gave him stature for him to walk in and do what he did in those hearings", Rogers said. Read More »

Bollywood CELEBRATES the glorious return of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman in India

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The situation then escalated further with Wednesday's aerial skirmish, which saw Pakistan say it shot down two Indian aircraft , one of which crashed in Pakistan-held part of Kashmir and the other in India-controlled Kashmir. In his latest video message, he said Pakistan Army's officers rescued him from mob, when he ejected from his plane. The closures snarled air traffic. Read More »

Victoria's Secret closing 53 stores after poor holiday sales

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In November, Victoria's Secret's CEO resigned. Over 50 are being rounded up for closure in North America, including 3 in Canada. "We have not met our own expectations for overall performance", L Brands CFO Stuart Burgdoerfer said on the company's conference call. Read More »

GBP/AUD Close to Two-Week High Following China Coal Shutdown

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He further added that, recently, there are certain environmental problems surrounding the coal imports. When asked about the reported halt, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang offered general comments that authorities sought "to safeguard the rights and interests of Chinese importers and protect the environment". Read More »

Tesla Model 3 Delivery in China Starts Earlier Than Expected

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It's worth noting that Consumer Reports often pulls recommendations based on issues that have long since been corrected, a dynamic which Tesla, via a statement from a company spokesperson, claims is happening here. Much of the public difficulty Elon Musk suffered last year-from tabloid scandal to publicly getting stoned with Joe Rogan on a podcast-originated in Musk's public fight with unnamed short-sellers he said were deliberately sabotaging Tesla's stock price without cause. Read More »

Dan Patrick Show: Nike stock drops after Zion shoe incident

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Zion Williamson , arguably the best player in the country, dribbled and planted. Nike's PG 2 .5 sneakers are part of the company's collaboration with Oklahoma City Thunder player Paul George and cost around $110. The gregarious, highly quotable Williamson routinely is sought out after games - and he regularly bringing along walk-on Mike Buckmire as his sidekick and teases Barrett for the low grades he often gives Williamson's dunks. Read More »

No breakthrough in Brexit talks over Irish backstop

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Mrs May is expected to request legally-binding assurances that the backstop will not extend indefinitely. The three defectors from May's party said they were joining a new independent group in parliament set up this week by seven former lawmakers of the main opposition Labour Party, which is as divided over Brexit as the Conservatives. Read More »

Britain 'believes Huawei 5G security risks can be mitigated'

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Pence said Huawei and other Chinese telecom equipment makers provide Beijing with "access to any data that touches their network or equipment". Nokia has 18 commercial 5G radio contracts, so "it is hard to argue that the technical capacity to advance 5G is not available to operators in European countries", Mr Mangan said in emailed comments on Sunday. Read More »

Payless Shoes Closing All 2,100 U.S. Stores by May

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If the report is true, that will mean all of those stores will be closed. Payless expects all stores to remain open until at least the end of March and the majority will remain open until May, a company spokeswoman said in an email statement . Read More »

Amazon HQ2 may not happen in NY after all, report says

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Amazon is reconsidering plans for a new headquarters in NY amid a torrent of public opposition . At this point there's no official word from Amazon , but it's important to note that the Post is owned by Jeff Bezos , Amazon's CEO. For those involved in luring the company to NY, last year's designation of a relatively prosperous strip of Long Island City as an opportunity zone had become a headache. Read More »

Venezuela slams European Union countries for aligning with U.S.

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Organized labour in Canada is voicing its opposition to the federal government's decision to embrace Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido over the regime of Nicolas Maduro - which has been accused of human rights abuses and of winning the last election through vote-rigging. Read More »

Theresa May Speaks Out In Favour Of Joint World Cup Bid

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It follows a day in which the Prime Minister faced hard questions on the economy, as new data indicated the uncertainty over Brexit could be leading to a slowdown. A source from the UK's Cabinet Office said: "These emergency evacuation plans have been in existence since the Cold War, but have now been repurposed in the event of civil disorder following a no-deal Brexit". Read More »

Alibaba profit up 37pc but revenue growth eases

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Alibaba reported its slowest quarterly revenue growth since 2016 but otherwise cheered investors with its fourth-quarter report. As of 12:48 p.m. on Wednesday, Alibaba shares traded in ADR form on the NYSE, were up $7.02, or 4.47% to $163.90 apiece. Read More »

As opposition girds in Venezuela, Maduro makes concession

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The National Assembly represents a multi-party opposition to Maduro, who won a disputed election previous year that the opposition members and several democratic countries have called fraudulent. Maduro has blamed his country's woes on the United States , which he accuses of working with the opposition to topple the government. Though the Venezuelan was reprising an old allegation that critics scoff at as a smokescreen, there was speculation of military plans after Trump adviser John ... Read More »

Omar and Jayapal Demand US Rule Out Military Intervention in Venezuela

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John Bolton, head of the National Security Council, said that the Venezuelan government "can no longer loot the assets of the Venezuelan people". Venezuela's competing leaders - Guaido is a 35-year-old engineer-turned-lawmaker while Maduro succeeded the late President Hugo Chavez in 2013 - are vying for support in the streets, the military and the mainstay oil industry. Read More »

Venezuela Oil Woes Add Urgency to Canadian Pipeline, Rail Plans

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According to the Weekly Petroleum Status Report released by EIA on Wednesday, U.S. crude oil imports averaged 7.5 million barrels per day last week, down by 319,000 barrels per day from the previous week, while crude oil exports averaged 3 million barrels per day last week, up by 901,000 barrels per day from the previous week. Read More »

Venezuelan Military Stands by Maduro

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His move prompted Maduro , who has led the oil-rich nation since 2013, to sever diplomatic ties with the United States and demand its 75 diplomats leave the country. A letter by a U.S. Embassy security officer requesting a police escort for a caravan of 10 vehicles was leaked earlier in the day and published on social media by a journalist for state-owned TV network Telesur. Read More »

Taiwan says it won't bow to pressure amid China tension

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The exercises also followed a new Pentagon report laying out USA concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring Washington's worries about a possible attack against Taiwan . "In some areas, it already leads the world", the report said. The report suggested China's fear that foreign forces might attempt to interfere in an operation to take Taiwan has driven the development of "a range of systems to deter and deny foreign regional force projection", such as American ... Read More »

PG&E CEO resigns as company faces billions in liability

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He promised in December to charge PG&E if an investigation revealed that "reckless" behavior contributed to the Camp Fire. " PG&E is the state's largest investor in energy efficiency and electric vehicle infrastructure, alone, with annual commitments well in excess of $1 billion", he said . Read More »

Trump Says He Won't Declare a National Emergency...For Now

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Many workers, such as prison guards and airport staff, have been working without any guarantee of pay since the shutdown began on 22 December. Democrats say they are ready to put up a fight should the president act on his threats, including taking measures to block attempts to reallocate the money. Read More »

US Navy ship sails near disputed islands in South China Sea

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Members of the U.S.trade delegation to China leave a hotel in Beijing on January 7, 2019. The trade talks are the result of an agreement last month between U.S. The incident could have caused a collision, US officials said at a time. Weak real estate sales are forcing developers to cut prices. "The Chinese side immediately sent military vessels and aircraft to conduct verification and identification on the USA ship and warned it to leave", Lu told the briefing. Read More »

Sears to close Fairview Heights location

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Also, the Sears at Westmoreland Mall on Route 30, just outside of Greensburg, will shut its doors as well. But the only public bidder for those assets is the hedge fund controlled by Sears Chairman Eddie Lampert, who is the company's largest creditor and served as CEO until its bankruptcy. Read More »

Not very merry: US stocks plunge before Christmas

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Securities Disclosure: I, Olivia Da Silva, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article . "Very talented, very smart person". Eastern Time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 71 points, or 0.3 percent, to 21,863. High on the laundry list was the Democrats, whom he blamed for a partial government shutdown which dragged into its fourth day - paralyzing key federal services such as national parks - with no end in sight. Read More »

Ex-NASA Engineer Creates Stinky Glitter Bomb For Package Thieves

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Have you ever had a package stolen from the front porch? A new viral video shows a NASA engineer making a trapped package to combat porch pirates , and it's probably one of the best videos you'll see all day. it's not like you can just hit record camera and put it in the box because you're going to run out of battery ..." The box is complete with a return address for Kevin McCallister , the Home Alone boy played by Macaulay Culkin who left a series of traps to thwart would be ... Read More »

Fed likely to raise rates in December

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The US central bank is expected to raise interest rates by 0.25 to a range of 2.25-2.5 per cent - the highest level in a decade. Some economists are predicting, however, that the decade-long improving USA economy could stall in the next year or so and perhaps even fall into a recession, which, if it occurs, would in most circumstances call for cutting interest rates to boost economic activity. Read More »