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91K pounds of Jennie-O turkey recalled due to salmonella outbreak

91K pounds of Jennie-O turkey recalled due to salmonella outbreak

Officials say the investigation is still underway, and more products could be recalled. The products that have been recalled were produced on September 11 and have a "use by" date of October 1 or Oc...

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At midday: Dow falls over 300 points as Apple drops

At midday: Dow falls over 300 points as Apple drops

Also improving the market's direction was a rebound in technology stocks, which jumped 0.7%, to recover from a steep sell-off on Monday when Apple shares took a hit on worries about a slowdown in sa...

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China's Single's Day sales hit 1.4 bln United States dollars in first 2 minutes

China's Single's Day sales hit 1.4 bln United States dollars in first 2 minutes

Hong Kong: As Jack Ma prepares to step down as chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , he does so after the online sales promotion he has championed for a decade notched another record. Evans ad...

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Big retailers gear up for Black Friday

Big retailers gear up for Black Friday

Many of those shoppers will be looking for Amazon Black Friday deals , and a newly launched website will be helping those shoppers shop the best Black Friday deals via Amazon. This holiday season, ...

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Green Wave: Cannabis Wins at the Ballot Box

Green Wave: Cannabis Wins at the Ballot Box

Utah's governor said he would call lawmakers into a special session after the midterm election to pass the deal into law, even if Tuesday's initiative failed. Residents can also grow up to 12 plant...

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Two years in, Trump holds stock market bragging rights

Two years in, Trump holds stock market bragging rights

She said House Democrats would be a check on Mr Trump , and added: "The American people want peace, they want results". Both sides agree, at least privately, that Republicans are strongly favor...

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US reimposes Iran sanctions in 'maximum pressure' campaign

US reimposes Iran sanctions in 'maximum pressure' campaign

The rollout was the largest ever single-day action targeting the Iranian regime and a crucial step in President Trump's pullout from the Iran nuclear deal that was announced in May. Now in the sanc...

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Iran warns of

Iran warns of "war situation" as Trump's toughened sanctions kick in

The US expects to have reduced Iranian oil exports by more than 1 million barrels even before Monday's tranche of economic penalties. Iran's normally moderate President Hassan Rouhani told a gro...

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Amazon offers US customers free holiday shipping to compete with Target

Amazon offers US customers free holiday shipping to compete with Target

Even so, the program could get expensive for the company. Available exclusively to Amazon Prime members, Prime Wardrobe allows members to have their favourite fashion products delivered for no ext...

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Stricter drinking rules eyed after JAL debacle at Heathrow:The Asahi Shimbun

Stricter drinking rules eyed after JAL debacle at Heathrow:The Asahi Shimbun

Japan Airlines officials said they believed the pilot had tampered with the test to hide his drinking. JAL executives told reporters that the co-pilot cleared an in-house breath test but aroused the...

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Trump Discusses Trade Issues With China's Xi

Trump Discusses Trade Issues With China's Xi

Mr Xi said he was "very happy" to talk to Mr Trump again and that he puts "great importance [on] good relations with the president", according to Chinese state media. The Chinese president also said h...

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Zim’s ease of doing business ranking improves

Zim’s ease of doing business ranking improves

Nigeria was ranked 145 in the 2017 report, however, this year, the country score went up by 1.37. The measures in the report released yesterday said Nigeria scored 52.89 higher than 51.52 which it...

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Germany's governing parties punished in state election

Germany's governing parties punished in state election

The CDU has governed Hesse for almost 20 years, and the party campaigned on an enviable record in the state of ultralow unemployment, high wages and minimal crime. "The time has come to open a new c...

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RBI autonomy essential, says finance ministry amid rift with central bank

RBI autonomy essential, says finance ministry amid rift with central bank

Government officials were "very upset " with the RBI for publicly talking about a rift with the government, fearing it could tarnish the country's image among investors, Reuters reported. The assoc...

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The State of the 2018 Midterms

The State of the 2018 Midterms

Just four days before Election Day, the rally comes at the peak of midterm heat as Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum spars with his Republican opponent, Ron DeSantis , over healthcar...

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Hedging against Trump? Fed chair builds network of support on Capitol Hill

Hedging against Trump? Fed chair builds network of support on Capitol Hill

After years in which the central bank held rates very low to boost economic growth and hiring, the Fed's current policy stance was providing support to an economy that no longer needed it, Mr. The a...

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Man Who Broke His Hip Wins Mega Millions Lottery With Hospital Pool

Man Who Broke His Hip Wins Mega Millions Lottery With Hospital Pool

When the numbers were drawn that night, it turned out Livingston - with a $2 buy-in - and 141 hospital employees had won $1 million, with their ticket just one number off a flawless match. That means ...

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Abe sets off for official visit to China

Abe sets off for official visit to China

China is now the world's second largest economy and Japan the third. Analysts say the optics of Abe's three-day visit will be more important than the concrete outcomes, which are likely to be modest...

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Saudi Arabia again changes its story on Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia again changes its story on Khashoggi killing

The Foreign Ministry did not say what led the Saudi prosecutor to draw that conclusion, only that it was based on information shared by Turkish investigators working with Saudi officials in Turkey . ...

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Brent Extends Loss on Saudi Supply Pledge

Brent Extends Loss on Saudi Supply Pledge

Despite rising stocks, oil markets are concerned about the impact of US sanctions on Iranian crude exports, which kick in from November 4. Front-month Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $79.6...

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China's economy takes a hit; growth lowest since 2009

China's economy takes a hit; growth lowest since 2009

It fell as much as 1.1% after opening Friday, but rebounded in late morning trading. The Shanghai composite stock index has fallen by about 30 per cent from its January high, while the yuan has ...

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Bronx resident wins $1 million in Mega Million lottery jackpot

Bronx resident wins $1 million in Mega Million lottery jackpot

Carole Bober Gentry, a spokeswoman for the participating Maryland Lottery, said so many Mega Millions tickets have been sold that 75 percent of the projected winning number combinations will have be...

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Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died at Istanbul consulate

Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died at Istanbul consulate

The United States could impose sanctions on the Crown Prince if he was found culpable in the killing but there should also be a collective response with European allies who are looking to Washington f...

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Turkish police search van that allegedly carried Khashoggi's body

Turkish police search van that allegedly carried Khashoggi's body

But Trump's willingness to give the Saudis more time to investigate the matter - at the behest of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , even as US intelligence agencies and global leaders say Saudi A...

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Softbank 'anxiously' monitoring Saudi Arabia situation, exec says

Softbank 'anxiously' monitoring Saudi Arabia situation, exec says

A White House aide says President Donald Trump is serious when he says there'll be " severe punishment " if Saudi Arabia is found to be complicit in the disappearance of USA resident and journa...

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Mega Millions drawing offers awful odds but huge jackpot

Mega Millions drawing offers awful odds but huge jackpot

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 302,575,350 to 1. The current jackpot is the ninth largest of any US lottery. NY has sold the most Mega Millions jackpot winnings in game hist...

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Chrystia Freeland says Canada ‘very troubled’ by disappearance of Saudi journalist

Chrystia Freeland says Canada ‘very troubled’ by disappearance of Saudi journalist

In this December 15, 2014 file photo, Jamal Khashoggi , then general manager of a new Arabic news channel speaks during a press conference, in Manama, Bahrain. Pompeo landed in Riyadh on Tuesday morn...

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Endeavor Considers Withdrawing From Saudi Arabia Deal

Endeavor Considers Withdrawing From Saudi Arabia Deal

Diplomatic pressure is growing on the Saudis to give a fuller explanation. Mr Trump has said his administration won a $110 billion military order from Saudi Arabia and that the deal, combined wi...

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USA treasury secretary wavers over Saudi trip after Khashoggi disappearance

USA treasury secretary wavers over Saudi trip after Khashoggi disappearance

Veteran Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared over a week ago while on a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul , sparking an worldwide uproar involving the kingdom, Turkey and the United St...

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Khashoggi case: U.S. intel points to Saudi Arabia, says Graham

Khashoggi case: U.S. intel points to Saudi Arabia, says Graham

Turkish authorities have said he was killed by members of an elite Saudi "assassination squad", an allegation the Saudi government has dismissed. "Our expectation is that in making your determin...

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