• Nissan says CEO Carlos Ghosn lied about salary, misused company money
Nissan says CEO Carlos Ghosn lied about salary, misused company money

Japanese prosecutors have yet to comment on Mr Ghosn's arrest. He said the revelations of criminal activity are the dark side of Mr Ghosn's long reign at the automaker and that "overly concentrated power in one individual led to distortion".

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  • Here Are Amazon's Black Friday Deals For Sunday 18th November
Here Are Amazon's Black Friday Deals For Sunday 18th November

Sheets may not make the best gift for a friend or kid cousin, but they do make phenomenal indulgences-and there's a good chance some of the best, most luxurious (and top-dollar) sheet sets out there will be available at a discount on Black Friday or Cyber Monday (or even both).

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  • Council speaker says 'hell no' to Bezos helipad at Amazon HQ2
Council speaker says 'hell no' to Bezos helipad at Amazon HQ2

Bartik, an economist for the Upjohn Institute in Kalamazoo, Mich., who has studied tax incentives . He was joined by elected officials, labor leaders, and activists who gathered to speak out against the tax incentives, government subsidies and other perks - including a helipad - that NY is offering Amazon in exchange for the thousands of jobs...

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  • Number of missing in California fire doubles to more than 600
Number of missing in California fire doubles to more than 600

The number of people listed as missing in one of California's deadliest wildfires has skyrocketed past 600, authorities said on Thursday, as the remains of seven more victims were found by rescuers. "The chaos that we were dealing with was extraordinary", he said of the early crisis hours last week. Trump to visit fire victims: US President D...

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  • Apple suppliers fall due to weak iPhone demand
Apple suppliers fall due to weak iPhone demand

As Bloomberg's Andrew Cinko noted Wednesday, Apple's correlation with the S&P 500 is double what it was a year ago and far larger than what it was in 2013-14 when Apple shares fell about 30%. The analysts said they are anxious that "end demand for new iPhone models is deteriorating". JPMorgan analysts said iPhone unit sales could decline on an ...

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  • Oil producers see oversupply, eye cutting output
Oil producers see oversupply, eye cutting output

Officials of Saudi Arabia , Russia and other major exporters met on Sunday after United States sanctions on Iran's oil exports took effect. Oil prices shed a fifth of their value in just one month after surging to a four-year high in early October, driven by a combination of factors centred on higher supply and fears of sluggish demand.

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  • Google hears protesters, changes sexual harassment policies
Google hears protesters, changes sexual harassment policies

Will it be enough to quell concerns? "We recognise that we have not always gotten everything right in the past and we are sincerely sorry for that", Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai said in a note addressed to employees. Collective action works. It will continue working. According to the email, arbitration in harassment or assault claim...

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  • US Exempts India From Certain Sanctions Over Iran's Chabahar Port
US Exempts India From Certain Sanctions Over Iran's Chabahar Port

However, one source said the United States had attached strings to the waivers , including counterparty disclosures and laying open settlement methods, which were being evaluated before placing new orders with Iran. American oil inventories grew at more than twice the anticipated pace last week, a government report showed on Wednesday. That ha...

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  • U.S. Issues Emergency Directive After Jet Crash in Indonesia
U.S. Issues Emergency Directive After Jet Crash in Indonesia

Boeing Co said in a statement that it had alerted pilots to the issue. FAA directives are usually followed by other airline regulators internationally. KNKT said that there was a problem with the sensor on the last flight taken by the doomed plane, from the island of Bali to Jakarta, even though one sensor had been replaced in Bali.

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  • EU business lobby dismisses China's latest opening pledge
EU business lobby dismisses China's latest opening pledge

In the latest "Doing Business Index 2019" released by the World Bank, China's position has been sharply raised 32 places, and now ranks 46th among the world's more than 190 economies. "All countries should be committed to opening-up and oppose protectionism and unilateralism in a clear-cut stand", he added. The fundamentals for sound and stable...

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  • Amazon's second headquarters could be split across two locations
Amazon's second headquarters could be split across two locations

The company is planning to split its ballyhooed HQ2 between Long Island City and Arlington, Virginia, according to the New York Times . "There's also a lot of folks online who are giving Amazon flack for not necessarily considering cities and locations that are more rural and considered mid-America where a job injection could be particular...

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  • Obama, Trump clash in final pitches to midterm voters
Obama, Trump clash in final pitches to midterm voters

CNN rates the race as Likely Republican. Trump is trying to fire up his base - Republican voters frequently cite immigration as a top concern - as the GOP tries to retain control of the House and Senate. President Donald Trump touted US economic growth and painted a grim picture on immigration in rallies with Republican candidates before Tues...

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  • Trump Says Pittsburgh Shooter and Mail Bomber Stopped His ‘Incredible’ Midterm Momentum
Trump Says Pittsburgh Shooter and Mail Bomber Stopped His ‘Incredible’ Midterm Momentum

The ad is reminiscent of the infamous "Willie Horton" ad about a black man who raped a woman while out of prison on a weekend furlough. In an interview published on Friday, Mr Trump told the Washington Times: "I don't view it as the Willie Horton ad at all".

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  • Trump Predicts a
Trump Predicts a "Great Deal" With China as Bilateral Trade Row Persists

Imagine if China made a decision to dispose of them on the bond market. He said he has 267 billion dollars of new tariffs waiting to go if he can not make a deal with China. Its stock traded above $2,000 a share in early September and has fallen 24.5 percent since then.The S&P 500, the main benchmark for the USA stock market, has fallen 9.9 perce...

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  • Urjit Patel may resign as Jaitley’s remarks widen RBI-govt rift
Urjit Patel may resign as Jaitley’s remarks widen RBI-govt rift

What's interesting is that the following Section of the RBI Act has never been used by any government post the independence of India. " RBI governor may even consider resigning". A government's horizon of decision-making is rendered short, like the duration of a T20 match (to use a cricketing analogy), by several considerations.

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  • Jeff Bezos Loses $14 Billion as Amazon Stock Plunges
Jeff Bezos Loses $14 Billion as Amazon Stock Plunges

In recent after-hours trading, the company's shares were off $157.16, or 8.8%, to $1,625.01. Our earlier story this week predicted Amazon's shares would begin to enter a bear market by falling 21% off their high, but Amazons' outlook has significantly deteriorated since then.

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  • China dismisses claim it eavesdropped on Trump's iPhone calls
China dismisses claim it eavesdropped on Trump's iPhone calls

But, the irony of his tweet was quickly picked up by savvy social media users, who pointed out that the tweet was sent from an iPhone . "I like Hard Lines", he wrote. In Russia, the Kremlin's spokesman, Dmitri S. Peskov, responded similarly when asked whether the Kremlin was gathering intelligence from Trump's phone.

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  • United Nations official: Khashoggi was victim of an extrajudicial execution
United Nations official: Khashoggi was victim of an extrajudicial execution

From the time he vanished into the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Riyadh's allied newspapers and TV stations across the region echoed the Saudi denial of any knowledge of his fate or weaved alternative scenarios of an alleged plot by rivals Qatar and Turkey to destabilize the kingdom.

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  • Winning numbers announced for $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Winning numbers announced for $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot

That number is "uncharted territory" for Mega Millions, lottery officials said. Three of the five largest jackpots in USA history were split between multiple people, with the largest single prize going to a MA resident in 2017 who won a $758.7 million Powerball prize.

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  • Erdogan calls for trial of Saudi Khashoggi killing suspects in Turkey
Erdogan calls for trial of Saudi Khashoggi killing suspects in Turkey

Bad deal, should have never been thought of". It has said Mr Khashoggi died in a "fist fight" at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October. "This kind of brutality is against the collective human conscience ". He also said that cameras at the consulate had been removed the day before the team's arrival.

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