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Charles County and IL. "It shows that everyday Americans still have the power to organize and fight for their communities and they can have more say in this country than richest man in the world". It's had some success in the past blocking major projects. In a statement , Amazon said it was disappointed in the outcome. Maryland - like many other states - scrambled to snare what was being touted as one of the nation's biggest economic development opportunities.
  • China trade talks 'going well'

    China trade talks 'going well'

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    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer leads the American delegation, while the Chinese team is headed by Vice Premier Liu He. In an interview with the Daily Caller published Thursday, the president again pointed to the 25 percent tariff the US has placed on $50 billion in Chinese goods, majority in high technology, and an additional ten percent in tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods.
  • Fed signals it has no plans to raise rates

    Fed signals it has no plans to raise rates

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    Since the beginning of the year, the value of USA stocks has increased by $2.1 trillion, or 7.74%, according to Wilshire Associates. Asked what would prompt another rate hike, Powell said: "I would want to see a need for further rate increases, and for me, a big part of that would be inflation".
  • Venezuela has 20 tons of gold ready to ship. Address unknown

    Venezuela has 20 tons of gold ready to ship. Address unknown

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    In a tweet, Bolton warned of "serious consequences for those who attempt to subvert democracy and harm Guaido". Washington has recognised Guaido as the South American country's acting president and says that strongman President Nicolas Maduro should leave power.
  • Apple Q1 2019: Services, Mac, and wearables up as iPhone revenues dip

    Apple Q1 2019: Services, Mac, and wearables up as iPhone revenues dip

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    However, Apple counts both subscribers to its own services as well as Apple device users who subscribe to outside apps or services using Apple's payment systems. Earlier this month, Apple said that demand for iPhones was waning and that its earnings for the final quarter of 2018 would be below expectations - a rare downgrade from the company.
  • United States hammers Huawei with indictments for stolen trade secrets, fraud

    United States hammers Huawei with indictments for stolen trade secrets, fraud

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    Department of Justice is set to announce criminal charges related to Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Monday, four sources told Reuters. The case goes all the way up the food chain to Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei, who allegedly lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation when he said the company had no dealings in Iran and was fully compliant with U.S.
  • Oil prices climb as USA threatens sanctions against Venezuela

    Oil prices climb as USA threatens sanctions against Venezuela

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    American benchmark West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) was trading at $53.05 a barrel at the same time on Friday for a 0.2 percent loss, ending the previous day at $53.13 per barrel. In a news conference, Guaido, who this week declared himself acting Venezuelan president, said he is preparing to dismiss the head of state-run oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA as well as the board of its Houston-based refining arm, Citgo Petroleum Corp, taking on two of the power centers that help to bankroll ...
  • Major airports seeing delayed flights due to staffing issues

    Major airports seeing delayed flights due to staffing issues

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    A lack of workers at an air-traffic control facility in the Washington area prompted the FAA to stop inbound flights Friday to LaGuardia, one of the nation's busiest transportation hubs. Joe DePete, #NATCA Pres @PaulRinaldi & @afa_cwa's @FlyingWithSara Nelson issued a joint statement that details growing safety concerns in the United States #aviation system caused by the shutdown .
  • Family kicked off flight in Florida after passengers complained about body odor

    Family kicked off flight in Florida after passengers complained about body odor

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    There's nothing wrong with us'. Needless to say, they were unable to change their clothes, since they were forced to leave the aircraft - and the airport - without their luggage in tow. "I'm like 'That is absurd, '" Alder told NBC News . But some people who said they were also passengers on the flight said that it was not about religion.
  • US report finds as Beijing expands military

    US report finds as Beijing expands military

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    DIA Director Robert Ashley said: "Beijing's longstanding interest to eventually compel Taiwan's reunification with the mainland and deter any attempt by Taiwan to declare independence has served as the primary driver for China's military modernisation".
  • British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

    British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

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    The result means Britain could now be heading for a Norway-style deal. Mr Corbyn's spokesman said Mrs May must recognise the "reality" facing her Withdrawal Agreement. French President Emmanuel Macron suggested after May's fiasco on Tuesday that the European Union might be willing to tweak a few minor points - but only if they did not alter the bloc's existing position on trade and borders.
  • Concourse at Miami International Airport to reopen Monday despite government shutdown

    Concourse at Miami International Airport to reopen Monday despite government shutdown

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    He said the B terminal was exclusively used by United Airlines flights. An estimated 51,000 TSA agents are among them. "They just want to get paid and with a family of six, you have to do what you have to". "In 2015, the acting administrator for the TSA was reassigned after a report found that airport screeners failed to detect explosives and weapons in almost every test that an undercover team conducted at dozens of airports".
  • USA backs Canada as China questions motivations in Schellenberg case

    USA backs Canada as China questions motivations in Schellenberg case

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    Canadian leader Justin Trudeau has contacted New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to try to shore up support in applying pressure on China in an escalating diplomatic feud between the two nations. "I will say that it is of extreme concern to us as a government, as it should be to all our global friends and allies, that China has chosen to begin to arbitrarily apply the death penalty, as in this case, facing a Canadian", he told reporters on Monday.
  • British lawmakers crush May's Brexit deal by record margin

    British lawmakers crush May's Brexit deal by record margin

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    However Downing Street has given little indication as to how the Prime Minister intends to proceed if she is defeated . Those tabled include one by the Labour MP and chairman of the Commons Exiting the EU Committee Hilary Benn meant to block both Mrs May's deal and a no-deal Brexit.
  • British lawmakers reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal

    British lawmakers reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal

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    A defeat on Tuesday would throw Brexit plans into disarray just weeks before the U.K.is due to withdraw from the bloc. The prime minister is expected to brief parliament on the government's Plan B in three working days. She has also warned fellow Conservatives not to let the opposition Labour Party seize control of Brexit. November 25, 2018 - A 599-page draft Withdrawal Agreement is published after unanimous approval by the European Union, but the terms of the backstop to prevent a ...
  • PG&E to file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    PG&E to file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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    PG&E's regulator, the California Public Utilities Commission, began in late December to investigate whether the company should make significant structural changes, including becoming owned by the state or splitting up its businesses. The bankruptcy announcement follows a tumultuous weekend which the company's chief executive, Geisha Williams , vacated both the CEO position and the board seat.
  • I'll 'Devastate' Turkey's Economy if They Attack Syrian Kurds

    I'll 'Devastate' Turkey's Economy if They Attack Syrian Kurds

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    Apart from that, the Kurds, an Iranian ethnic group, found in parts of Syria, Iraq, Iran and Turkey, make up the majority of US-allied fighters fighting in the Syrian civil war against President Bashar al-Assad's regime, CNN reported . Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is now touring the Middle East, responded to questions about Mr Trump's threat with: "You'll have to ask the president".
  • Apple Might Debut 3 New iPhones in 2019

    Apple Might Debut 3 New iPhones in 2019

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    According to the Wall Street Journal's sources, the firm will be implementing a triple camera system on the highest end iPhone - presumably the iPhone XS Max successor. Though Apple won't debut its new 2019 iPhones for another nine months, the company is already well into the development cycle for them. Regardless, it's a risky move from Apple, as some of its biggest competitors are gearing up to launch 5G devices next year, including Huawei , OnePlus and Samsung , the latter of ...
  • Trump not ready to declare emergency over wall

    Trump not ready to declare emergency over wall

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    Of the 800,000 federal employees affected, about 350,000 are furloughed - a kind of temporary lay-off - while the rest are continuing to work. Like almost all drugs trafficked across the border, they were intercepted by agents at official ports of entry, he was told, and not in the remote areas where he wants to extend tall barriers.