• Supreme Court Throws Out Industry Appeal of Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules
Supreme Court Throws Out Industry Appeal of Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

Late Monday the Justice Department announced it was bypassing regional appellate benches and going straight to the high court to gain support for its effort to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Federal Communications Commission voted previous year to revoke those rules. The new rules, which gave intern...

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  • Democrats win House in midterm polls, dealing blow to President Trump
Democrats win House in midterm polls, dealing blow to President Trump

As Election Day unfolded, Democrats were increasingly confident, predicting they would pick up at least the 23 seats needed for a House majority on the strength of voter enthusiasm, robust fundraising and unusually fresh candidates. At stake was control of at least one house in the United States Congress, and with it Trump's ability to drive ah...

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  • Iran urges United Nations to hold U.S. to account over sanctions
Iran urges United Nations to hold U.S. to account over sanctions

News of waivers on the sanctions weighed on prices, analysts said . Meanwhile, in Tehran , demonstrators poured onto the streets to mark the 39 anniversary of the occupation of the US embassy there, an action that precipitated a protracted hostage standoff that helped tank President Carter's chances at re-election and almost took down the R...

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  • Exit poll results look very bad for Trump
Exit poll results look very bad for Trump

Will Republicans win midterm elections? In an interview, she said Trump's doubling down on divisive immigration messages like ending birthright citizenship and sending troops to the U.S. These " San Francisco values" Pelosi is so proud to identify with are, of course, the very things that have left the national Democratic Party wobbling o...

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  • United States midterm polls start to open: Who will control Congress?
United States midterm polls start to open: Who will control Congress?

The elections will mark the first nationwide vote since Russian Federation targeted state election systems in the 2016 USA presidential race but federal, state and local officials have sought to reassure the public that their voting systems are secure.

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  • Democrats seek blueprint for bucking Trump in 2020 — AP Analysis
Democrats seek blueprint for bucking Trump in 2020 — AP Analysis

Democrats are hoping to achieve a "mid-term wave" - a sweeping victory that changes the shape of the political map in the US. DON'T BELIEVE THE POLLS BMO Capital Markets analysts Jon Hill, Ian Lyngen and Ben Jeffery wrote in a recent note that many of their clients are skeptical of political polls on the congressional elections.

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  • Amazon may split HQ2 between two cities, WSJ reports
Amazon may split HQ2 between two cities, WSJ reports

Any announcement would come after midterm elections, the report said , adding that Amazon may be having similar discussions with other cities. Several state and local governments threw their hats in the ring, offering Amazon millions in tax incentives if they opened their new headquarters in their city.

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  • Amazon to Offer Free Shipping With No Minimum Purchase This Holiday Season
Amazon to Offer Free Shipping With No Minimum Purchase This Holiday Season

The Amazon help page explains that delivery will take five-to-eight working days and then only after all the items in your order are available, including pre-ordered products. Amazon needs to pump up sales after the company's revenue projection for the rest of the year fell below some wall street analysts' estimates. "We focus on making sh...

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  • Lowe’s to close dozens of underperforming stores across the USA and Canada
Lowe’s to close dozens of underperforming stores across the USA and Canada

None of the US stores to close are in the Carolinas, according to the list posted on Lowe's website. Lowe's on Thomas Burgin Parkway in Quincy is one of 20 underperforming stores the home improvement chain announced this morning it will close by February 1 across the United States.

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  • Iran sanctions: Rouhani defiant as USA re-imposes measures
Iran sanctions: Rouhani defiant as USA re-imposes measures

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi also predicted the sanctions will actually work against America's interests. "We believe we should look for mechanisms that would allow us to continue developing cooperation with our partners, with Iran", Mr.

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  • Raab demand on Brexit backstop
Raab demand on Brexit backstop

The statement said that senior European Union figures like Donald Tusk, Jean-Claude Juncker and chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier "and indeed Theresa May herself" have all said there will not be a deal "without a legal guarantee of no hard Border in Ireland".

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  • Trump distancing self from fate of GOP in House
Trump distancing self from fate of GOP in House

Chris Christie, a Trump ally, on ABC's "This Week ". "We can take it back". That, I'm afraid, is how millions of Democrats would evaluate the outcome of the midterms if the Republicans hold both houses of Congress while losing the aggregate vote by multiple percentage points.

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  • Strong storms cause Amazon building collapse, two dead
Strong storms cause Amazon building collapse, two dead

Amazon spokeswoman Rachael Lighty attributed the collapse to "severe weather" in a statement sent to multiple media outlets . Amazon's senior vice-president of operations, Dave Clark, said in a tweet on Saturday there were two fatalities at the site, on the south-east side of the city.

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  • US Adds 250,00 Jobs, Wages Rise 3.1%
US Adds 250,00 Jobs, Wages Rise 3.1%

In September the unemployment rate fell 3.7%, a 49-year low, and remained there in October. - US employers added a stellar 250,000 jobs last month and boosted average pay by the most in almost a decade in an effort to attract and keep workers.

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  • U.S. Trade Deficit With China Hits All-Time High Despite Tariffs
U.S. Trade Deficit With China Hits All-Time High Despite Tariffs

Beijing also emphasized that bilateral trade is in principle beneficial for both parties. Trump also said he attaches importance to a good relationship with Xi and is willing to extend, through Xi, his good wishes to the Chinese people.

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  • Apple services reach a whopping $10 billion in revenue in Q4 2018
Apple services reach a whopping $10 billion in revenue in Q4 2018

Besides fretting over Apple's fiscal fourth-quarter results, Wall Street also was let down by a slightly disappointing revenue forecast for the current quarter covering the holiday season - a projection suggesting that iPhone sales will fall below the 78 million units analysts had expected for the period.

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  • U.S. to grant Iraq waiver over Iran sanctions for gas, food items
U.S. to grant Iraq waiver over Iran sanctions for gas, food items

In addition, under far-reaching secondary sanctions, any USA company faces punishment if it does business with a company that does business with Iran. Some Iran hawks in Congress and elsewhere said Friday's move should have gone even further. Turkey and Iraq will receive exemptions from USA sanctions on Iran when they come into force on Monday, a...

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  • Amazon
Amazon "close" to picking HQ2 location

Many experts have named the Washington area as a front-runner given Bezos' ownership of the Post and the company's stepped-up lobbying efforts. The Post says the talks involved which buildings Amazon could immediately occupy and the potential for making a public announcement this month, following the November 6 midterm elections.

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  • Tesla acknowledges feds have subpoenaed its Model 3 production records
Tesla acknowledges feds have subpoenaed its Model 3 production records

In its newest software update, Tesla improves upon its Summon feature by enabling owners to not only request the vehicle to pull out of tight parking spaces, but also be controlled "like a big RC auto". Tesla will release a new upgrade to its cars' Summon feature that will allow the vehicles to follow parking signs, find empty slots, park autom...

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  • Wages and Salaries Beat Expectations, Hit 10-Year High
Wages and Salaries Beat Expectations, Hit 10-Year High

Firming wages support views that inflation will hover around the Fed's 2.0 percent target for a while. Although this is good news for employees, the Federal Reserve has been raising rates in a speedy fashion to guard against future inflationary pressures, seemingly erasing big salary and hourly payroll gains.

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