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Finance

Six of the 11 major S&P sectors were lower, with financials leading the decliners. But financial and technology stocks weighed on markets. Wall Street made small gains on Wednesday as investors took a breather after pushing the S&P 500 to a fresh record high during the previous session, amid a tad of renewed speculation in markets regarding the risk of new provocations from Pyongyang following the latest round of sanction from the UN Security Council.
  • FBI Investigates Uber Software Used to Monitor Lyft Drivers

    FBI Investigates Uber Software Used to Monitor Lyft Drivers

    Finance

    The FBI is investigating Uber's "Hell" program to determine if it gave Uber an unfair advantage over Lyft and other competitors, The Wall Street Journal said Friday. In addition to the "Hell" investigation, Uber is also facing scrutiny for creating a special version of its app to mislead local officials trying to enforce tax regulations.
  • Red Deer area unemployment rate drops in August

    Red Deer area unemployment rate drops in August

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    Most new positions came from part-time employment, with Statistics Canada recording 300 new part-time jobs. Ontario was the only province with a notable employment gain in August with an increase of 31,000 jobs. The full-time job losses were so large they erased three straight months of gains in that category that looked to be turning the province's economy around.
  • UK Industrial Production Growth Slows On Oil & Gas Extraction

    UK Industrial Production Growth Slows On Oil & Gas Extraction

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    Elsewhere, the British Chambers of Commerce on Friday upgraded its United Kingdom growth forecast for this year to 1.6 percent from 1.5 percent, citing moderately stronger outlook for consumer spending growth. In July, the total trade deficit was nearly stable at GBP 2.87 billion. "It is also increasingly clear that any gains in manufacturing exports will not be not enough to offset the damage being done to other sectors as a result of the government's hard Brexit plans".
  • Jaguar Land Rover to launch EV for every model from 2020

    Jaguar Land Rover to launch EV for every model from 2020

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    The consumer-focused Jaguar I-Pace sports dual electric motors, that deliver 400 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. No other reproduction or distribution is permitted without prior written consent. Jaguar Land Rover says with Future Type's interface you can separately access your different digital orbits of work, family or play, dialling up what you do need, and dialling down what you don't.
  • House to vote on Harvey aid without addressing debt limit

    House to vote on Harvey aid without addressing debt limit

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    But the letter makes it clear that the emergency spending would accelerate the timetable for raising the limit and conveys the idea that failure to pay obligations could imperil essential government services when residents in Texas need the help.
  • Rajiv Pratap Rudy says his resignation was Centre's 'decision, prerogative'

    Rajiv Pratap Rudy says his resignation was Centre's 'decision, prerogative'

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    New Delhi :Prime Minister Narendra Modi set in motion the reshuffle of his council of ministers with the resignation of at least half-a-dozen ministers, according to sources in the ruling BJP and the government. Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju and agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh are also to be shifted. Existing ministers Dharmendra Pradhan (petroleum) and Piyush Goyal (power), who have independent charge of their respective ministries, may be elevated to Cabinet ...
  • May starts Japan visit amidst Brexit, North Korea actions

    May starts Japan visit amidst Brexit, North Korea actions

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    But it appears that there is little enthusiasm for May to lead a second General Election , after her dismal campaign earlier this year. However, ex-Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps said it was "too early to be talking about going on and on".
  • Mats Hummels nets late victor for Germany; England cruise past Malta

    Mats Hummels nets late victor for Germany; England cruise past Malta

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    The Germans took an early lead at the Eden Arena through Timo Werner , but the Czechs deservedly drew level when Hertha Berlin midfielder Vladimir Darida blasted home a superb equaliser with 12 minutes left. Totally the teams Germany and the Czech Republic has played seven matches head to head in which five matches won by Germany and two matches won the Czech Republic .
  • USA oil prices set to post losses as demand falls

    USA oil prices set to post losses as demand falls

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    The spread between Brent and US crude hit its widest in more than two years, and was lately at $5.39 a barrel. Carrasco noted that the Colonial Pipeline , which starts in Houston and supplies the East Coast, has suspended its gasoline , diesel and jet fuel pipelines though he said there are other sources adding to the supply.
  • No evidence Barack Obama wire trapped Trump Tower: US Justice Dept

    No evidence Barack Obama wire trapped Trump Tower: US Justice Dept

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    In the March 4 tweets, President Trump asserted that former President Obama had placed wiretaps on Mr. Trump and entities or associates in Trump Tower for improper purposes during the course of the 2016 presidential campaign. "Both FBI and NSD confirm that they have no records related to wiretaps as described by the March 4, 2017 tweets", the court document reads. The NSD is a division of the Department of Justice.