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Mr Pompeo said later he would not speculate on what happens next. Maduro has received support from Russia , Syria, Turkey and China as well as longtime allies Cuba and Bolivia. "I sent many messages to Donald Trump", he said. "I order you not to shoot", he said. This is the USA supporting the people of Venezuela, who want their constitution and democracy followed.
  • Judge denies injunction in shutdown case

    Judge denies injunction in shutdown case

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    A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday refused to order the federal government to pay federal workers on the job during the partial government shutdown, which has recently become the longest shutdown in US history. "I don't think these federal employees can solicit gifts or donations, when they say that they're federal employees", Martin said. Kathy Catanzaro, an administrator at Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, said she is seeing the same thing: "People are a little ...
  • Burger King Jabs Trump over Misspelled 'Hamberders' Tweet

    Burger King Jabs Trump over Misspelled 'Hamberders' Tweet

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    Trump said he paid for more than 1,000 "hamberders", and within one hour, they were all gone. "Do we have no food for you, because we have a shutdown? ". And I would think that's their favorite food. The Clemson Tigers beat the Alabama Crimson Tide earlier this month with a score of 44 to 16, taking the win for the College Football Playoff National Championship.
  • Poll shows 12-point lead for remaining in the EU

    Poll shows 12-point lead for remaining in the EU

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    Prime minister Theresa May's two-year attempt to forge an amicable divorce with the European Union was crushed by parliament on Tuesday in the biggest defeat for a British leader in modern history . "The remain side is well funded, well organised". The three automakers export finished vehicles to the European Union, where they procure auto parts for supply to their United Kingdom plants.
  • GM aims to make Cadillac lead EV brand

    GM aims to make Cadillac lead EV brand

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    Overall, Cadillac will introduce new models at the rate of roughly one every six months through 2021. On Friday, GM announced plans to turn Cadillac into its lead electric vehicle brand in a bid to compete against Tesla as well as a host of other automakers bringing EVs onto the market .
  • As shutdown lingers, Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union address

    As shutdown lingers, Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union address

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    Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., requires that all government employees be compensated for "wages lost, work performed, or leave used" during the shutdown , the Whitehouse announced in a news release. An administration official said they were prepared to craft it around the government shutdown , targeting Democrats, if it was still closed by then.
  • Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi

    Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi

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    Trump's comments sparked a debate on CNN about sexism, with the network's Joan Walsh calling them "appalling", Mediaite reported. At the outset of his remarks to the team, its coaches, Clemson officials and politicians, including South Carolina's Republican Sens.
  • Travelers fume in long lines at Miami International in govt shutdown

    Travelers fume in long lines at Miami International in govt shutdown

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    Meanwhile at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, all checkpoints were open this weekend and appeared to be operating normally. Airport spokesman Greg Chin said TSA was staffing the Concourse G checkpoint on Monday, but airport officials were monitoring the situation and would make more adjustments if necessary.
  • China retailers slash iPhone prices after Apple sales warning

    China retailers slash iPhone prices after Apple sales warning

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    Meanwhile, Alibaba's Tmall is reportedly promising to subsidize iPhone models including the XS and XS MAX by up to 1,500 yuan. In December, Apple started a trade-in promotion allowing consumers to trade their Android phones (including those from Huawei and Xiaomi ) for credits toward buying new iPhones, Yahoo reported .
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    Jaguar Land Rover facing "perfect storm"

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    Ford also said on Thursday it will cut thousands of jobs in Europe , exit unprofitable markets and discontinue loss-making vehicle lines as part of a turnaround effort aimed at improving profit margins in the region. One thousand people employed at its Castle Bromwich factory had their working week cut down to three days . JRL said they come as demand for diesel-powered vehicles continues to fall.
  • Tesla Makes Gigafactory Breakthrough in Shanghai, Production to Start in 2019

    Tesla Makes Gigafactory Breakthrough in Shanghai, Production to Start in 2019

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    The Shanghai-based Gigafactory should produce roughly 500,000 vehicles per year, much higher than most manufacturing plants producing from 200,000 to 300,000 units per year. 'Affordable cars must be made on same continent as customers, ' Musk wrote on Twitter ahead of the event. The ability to produce vehicles in China could give Tesla an edge as it would reduce tariffs to the country as well as ocean transport charges.
  • USA oil prices rise above $50 on trade talk hopes

    USA oil prices rise above $50 on trade talk hopes

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    It is unclear if Beijing will yield to key USA demands over trade imbalances, market access, and more protection for intellectual property. Still, talks between the world's two biggest economies have repeatedly yielded no breakthroughs since they started in May, and Beijing has repeatedly said it won't cave to US demands.
  • Central bank to relax reserve ratio criteria to enhance lending

    Central bank to relax reserve ratio criteria to enhance lending

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    It will also reduce the cost of bank interest payments by 20 billion yuan each year and therefore lower the financing costs of the real economy, according to the statement. "We will maintain reasonable and sufficient liquidity, maintain reasonable growth in the scale of money and credit and social financing, stabilize macro-leverage, and seek internal and external balances", it said.
  • Trump Doesn't Think Shutdown Will Last Years

    Trump Doesn't Think Shutdown Will Last Years

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    House of Representatives in the November elections. Hours after being sworn in, Democratic Reps. Mr Trump has denied that his campaign colluded with Moscow. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum and former director of the Congressional Budget Office, said Trump would still need Congress for the funds.
  • Cathay Pacific to honour $16000 fares sold for $675, Report

    Cathay Pacific to honour $16000 fares sold for $675, Report

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    But some customers who purchased the tickets took to Twitter to thank Cathay Pacific for honouring their commitment. "As I shared after the fact, it looked like a ton of people booked these fares, and Cathay Pacific first class cabins were in many cases sold out altogether months and months in advance", the blog stated.