• Facebook Suffers its Longest Outage
Facebook Suffers its Longest Outage

A Facebook spokesperson, Tom Parnell reportedly stated that the company is aware of the ongoing problems that the users are facing and that company engineers are now working on resolving the issues as soon as possible. As its systems were recovering from the outage, the social networking giant apologized for the inconvenience to users . ...

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  • Oil prices mixed as OPEC renews call for cuts, lowers demand outlook
Oil prices mixed as OPEC renews call for cuts, lowers demand outlook

The production cut agreement by Saudi Arabia-led OPEC and Russia-led OPEC is also contributing to the removal of additional supplies in the market to push prices higher. The cost of the futures contracts of Brent crude oil for May 2019 delivery gained 0.71% amounting to $68.03 per barrel on London's ICE as of 11:10 a.m.

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  • Tesla backtracks on decision to close stores, raising prices instead
Tesla backtracks on decision to close stores, raising prices instead

The SEC submission says the go-private plan was discussed internally at Tesla many days before Musk's tweet "and that many were suspect of the purported deal's legitimacy", Meissner's statement said. financial regulator on Monday, arguing in a filing that a recent tweet about the electric vehicle maker's production volume did not violate ...

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  • Venezuela's Adversaries Seek to Show Resolve in Crisis
Venezuela's Adversaries Seek to Show Resolve in Crisis

Earlier, Venezuela's Supreme Court prohibited Guaido from leaving the country, but he managed to escape. Let the insane minority continue with their bitterness, we'll defeat them. citizens and entities tied to the Maduro government. "That's ultimately a decision for Venezuelans to make", Mr Abrams said. Guaido has called on state officials, w...

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  • Huawei Sues US Government Over Its National Defense Laws
Huawei Sues US Government Over Its National Defense Laws

According to the complaint , Huawei views Section 889 as a roadblock to it gaining more market share in the US telecoms market. It says the law causes the company "concrete and particularized injury, and imminent future injury" and subjects it to a "burden that is severe, permanent and inescapable" that amounts to the corporate "death penalty".

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  • Democratic voters: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'is the candidate of the future'
Democratic voters: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'is the candidate of the future'

The group stated it ran campaigns in a similar fashion for at least nine other candidates. The National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), a conservative government watchdog, filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) which alleges that Chakrabarti siphoned more than $885 thousand in contributions from donors, to political ac...

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  • Body of missing Sydney dentist found in suitcase
Body of missing Sydney dentist found in suitcase

Detectives are still working to piece together exactly what happened to the much-loved Penrith doctor whose stabbed body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in the boot of her own vehicle on Tuesday night. Police believe that Narde traveled the 250 miles from Tamworth to St Leonards for the conference with the sole objective of seeing his former ...

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  • Bets Off for a Brexit Breakthrough
Bets Off for a Brexit Breakthrough

New post-Brexit funds of £1.6bn have been earmarked by the government to support "struggling" town centres across the country - including £110m for the East Midlands. Meanwhile, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has refused to rule out backing a no-deal Brexit if the Withdrawal Agreement is voted down by MPs next week.

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  • Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks
Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks

Trump said Sunday there could be "very big news" in the next two weeks, and he planned to meet with Xi at the U.S. leader's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida if more progress is made. USA semiconductor, chemical and auto firms, in particular, complain that Beijing has a variety of ways to obtain US technology, including by joint-venture requirements an...

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  • YouTube blocks comments on videos of children
YouTube blocks comments on videos of children

The online platform, which has billions of video views on a weekly basis, will roll the measure out more fully to all videos "featuring young minors and videos featuring older minors that could be at risk of attracting predatory behaviour".

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  • Tesla To Shut Most Stores Worldwide
Tesla To Shut Most Stores Worldwide

Scott Gairns, managing director of Sophus3, which held its annual digital retail summit in London this week, said that Tesla's move towards purely online sales "will force the whole industry to accelerate the move to online vehicle sales".

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  • HMD unveils Nokia flagship smartphone with five cameras
HMD unveils Nokia flagship smartphone with five cameras

Though the company has not officially revealed the names of the devices it plans to launch, speculations and numerous leaks suggest that it will unveil Nokia 9 PureView . Unlike the cameras you'll find on the Galaxy S10 et al, there are no wide, telephoto or ultra-wide sensors. Furthermore, it features an 8MP camera on the rear with LED flash an...

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  • Amtrak train stuck in Oregon for more than a day is moving
Amtrak train stuck in Oregon for more than a day is moving

Crew members had been "professional and nice" throughout. An Amtrak train carrying 183 people has been stranded in OR for more than a day and a half in wintry conditions. The train arrived at the Eugene station on Tuesday local time, hours after a Union Pacific locomotive began pulling it, said Tim McMahan , spokesman for Union Pacific, which ow...

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  • NEB endorses Trans Mountain Pipeline again, despite environmental effects
NEB endorses Trans Mountain Pipeline again, despite environmental effects

It also conceded that the environment would be significantly harmed in the "unlikely" event of an oil spill from a tanker. "We have to protect those killer whales but they don't know the difference between an oil tanker and a cargo ship and a cruise ship and it's really silly that we have a standard for the energy sector that is not applied anywh...

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  • YouTube demonetises anti-vaccination videos
YouTube demonetises anti-vaccination videos

DeFranco also said that the problem is not only with YouTube . To belong to the company, among other things, Nestlé, Disney, Dr. Oetker, Kellog's, and Fiat Chrysler. "They're providing links to actual child porn in YouTube comments", he said. " There's more to be done, and we continue to work to improve and catch abuse more quickly ", the spok...

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  • Business Secretary warns the vehicle industry needs the Brexit deal
Business Secretary warns the vehicle industry needs the Brexit deal

Honda stopped building the Accord in Swindon in 2002, it ended Jazz production in 2014, and the last CR-V rolled off the assembly line in 2018. Already this year, Jaguar Land Rover has announced 4500 job losses, Nissan has confirmed it will no longer build the X-Trail at its Sunderland plant and Ford has said there will be job losses .

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  • Amazon drops plans for NY headquarters after opposition
Amazon drops plans for NY headquarters after opposition

Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio have worked tirelessly on behalf of New Yorkers to encourage local investment and job creation, and we can't speak positively enough about all their efforts. "After much thought and deliberation, we've decided not to move forward with our plans to build a headquarters for Amazon in Long Island City, Queens", a...

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  • Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks
Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks

The Trump administration said the US president still wants to meet China's Xi Jinping in an effort to end the trade war, a sign of optimism as negotiators from the world's two biggest economies start their latest round of talks this week. The last round of talks in Washington late last month resulted in China importing American soybeans as it i...

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  • Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from Trudeau's cabinet
Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from Trudeau's cabinet

Housefather says he believes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he says nobody from his office pressured Wilson-Raybould but he also believes more clarity is needed to explain exactly what went on. She responded by quitting cabinet. "It's tragic for her and I think it's tragic for the country", Wilson said . "I've been in discussion, ever sinc...

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  • Senate to vote on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal
Senate to vote on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

Critics are saying forcing a vote in the Senate would help Republicans portray Democrats as extreme on energy policy reforms ahead of the 2020 elections. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has also expressed his support for the initiative, but has not formally announced whether he will run for president in 2020.

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