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CenturyLink outage impacting western Washington 911 services

The outage began early in the day and continued into the evening. It estimates that services will be "fully restored" before 1 a.m. Friday, according to its T...


Can Trump fire Fed chairman Jerome Powell?

Still, some market veterans argue that a panicky Wall Street is prematurely pricing in a recession that may not hit until 2020. Powell, chosen by Trump for ...


Blue sky at night lights up social media in NY

Police say the fire at the transformer in Queens is under control and no one was hurt. No injuries have been reported. "The fire is under control, will update a...


Trump may use executive order to ban Huawei, ZTE purchases

The US is said to be mulling over an executive order that could bar American firms from using equipment from Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE be...


Powell '100% safe' at Fed, says Trump's aide

Trump has reportedly been frustrated with his Treasury secretary when the stock market wasn't doing great in recent weeks. "I have great confidence in our c...


Boxing Day sales: In-store shoppers DROPS despite huge midnight queues

Fifty-five per cent of shoppers responding to the survey said the best Boxing Day deals can be found online rather than at brick and mortar stores. If you do ...


New govt norms may end Amazon, Flipkart flash sales and discounts

Over the past couple of years, e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Flipkart have been forced to change their legal structures because of FDI rules announced...


Tokyo stocks rebound at open

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed more than 3.8 percent higher on Thursday, with investors heartened by Wall Street's best performance in nine years after ...


Trump recognizes he doesn’t have the authority to fire Fed chairman: Mulvaney

Since the chairman is also a governor, that presumably extends to him or her, but the rules around firing the leader are legally ambiguous, as Peter Conti-Brown...


Dad Catches Every Flight To be With His Flight-Attendant Daughter

Vaughan was flying on his daughter's staff travel benefits, and thus flew on standby throughout his journey. Some people will go to extraordinary lengths to s...


Wall Street, Asian markets see dramatic rebound

After markets tanked on Christmas Eve , Trump said Tuesday that he remains confident in Mnuchin , but he renewed his criticism of the Fed, accusing it of hi...


Underpinned by Stock Market Rebound, Increased Demand for Risky Assets

While OPEC and its partners are scheduled to meet in April, they can hold a meeting at any time if a quick response is required, Russia's Novak said in an i...


USA banks confirm "ample liquidity", following Wall Street markets' plunge

However, analysts said prospects for a global economic slowdown in the coming year - which would weaken crude demand - and rising United States shale output are...


Couple held for 36 hours over Gatwick drone feel 'completely violated'

He went on: "Our home has been searched and our privacy and identity completely exposed ". Our names, photos and other personal information has been broadcast ...


Banking services impacted on Wednesday due to strike

Bank officials have been also demanding to negotiate the wages for its employees and raise up the scale from 3 to 7. On December 21, an officers' union of sta...


Stores see rush ahead of Christmas

Christmas Eve, Closed Christmas Day. Stores plan to reopen on the day after Christmas at 7 a.m. local time and will close at 10 p.m. local time, 11 p.m. Below ...


Mega Millions Christmas jackpot tops $320 million; Powerball hits $294 million

This week's Mega Millions lottery drawing could turn out to be a major Christmas stocking stuffer. The Mega Millions drawing is at 8 p.m. The biggest-ever M...


Ex-Nissan chief Ghosns detention extended by 10 days

It was the third arrest warrant for Ghosn following the ones for claims that he had underreported remuneration in securities reports. Prosecutors formally cha...


Two arrested in Gatwick Airport drone scare that delayed flights

This story has been corrected to show that Paul Gait was the person quoted describing arrest experience, not Elaine Kirk. 'I'm completely satisfied the arrest...


Trump Mulling Firing Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Amid Dow Jones Fall

Eastern Time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 444 points, or 2 percent, to 22,000. And Herzog said retailers are also at the mercy of market forces ...


OPEC in a ‘Whatever It Takes’ Moment to Prop Up Oil Prices

They earlier climbed as high as $46.24. Futures declined as much as 3.3% in NY as USA stocks tumbled to the lowest in more than a year, with investors assessi...


Dow’s wild ride continues after Trump official fails to calm markets

USA stocks have fallen sharply in recent weeks on concerns over slowing economic growth, with the S&P 500 index on pace for its biggest percentage decline in D...


Oil Market Likely to Rebalance in Early 2019, OPEC Ministers Say

The fourth-quarter price decline is likely to cause producers to throttle back on their output, he said. Oil fell on Monday, in line with another decline a...


Tesla set to present the new Model Y EV next March

NIO has opened up preorders for the ES6 simply this week with conveyances to begin in June 2019. It isn't clear where Tesla will manufacture the SUV. Recently...


Trump, Democrats spar over gov't shutdown with no deal in sight

The White House hasn't provided any further details about the claim, which Trump first made on Twitter on Christmas Eve. The president spoke to the White Hous...


Fed raises rates, but dials back plans for future hikes

Analysts said the Fed did not appear as concerned about the economy as some investors might have expected. The more present danger, Reinhart said, is likely o...


All the Stores Open on Christmas Day 2018

OPEN CHRISTMAS DAY . Open 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. But there are a few still open for those desperate to devour a burger today. Family Dollar: Most Family Dollars...


Schumer, Pelosi: WH Giving Conflicting Answers on Border Demands

Trump's demand for a $5-billion US-Mexico border wall - a pillar of his election platform - has been rejected by Democrats and some Republicans. Trump has re...


Houston Grocery Stores Open on Christmas Eve and Day

Eating out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day can be hard, as a lot of places are closed for the holiday. On New Year's Day numerous shops will open sli...


Steven Mnuchin calls top bank CEOs after last week's market meltdown

Shares in JPMorgan Chase ( JPM ), Wells Fargo ( WFC ), Goldman Sachs (GS), Bank of America ( BAC ) and Citi (C) were all down between 1% and 2% in premarket tra...