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Markets Woman whose fiance died in Lion Air crash takes wedding photos alone
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In one image, a grieving Ms Intan held her wedding ring up to the camera. 737 MAX 8 crashed offshore of Indonesia last week killing all 189 people on board, the company referred operators of the aircraft to the plane's operation manual for procedures to deal with possible erroneous input from a sensor created to prevent the aircraft from going into a stall.

Markets Aston Martin DBX SUV goes testing
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Aston notes that the DBX required a new test program, which makes sense, and that it "will perform with the verve and poise of a true Aston Martin", but also "will extend into areas previously off-limits to the marque's sporting roots". Aston Martin plan to test the Aston Martin DBX in the Arctic, the Middle East and on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, a fairly normal circuit for any production auto.

Markets Oil Prices Mixed In Choppy Trade
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Dutch bank ING said an abundance of global supply and the threat of economic slowdown meant "cuts over 2019 are unavoidable". With the USA now the world's top oil producer ahead of Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, there are indications that traders will keep selling crude at lower prices as a result of oversupply.

Markets Trump attacks Macron with new world war jibe
Author: 0 Trump attacks Macron with new world war jibe

While France's Ambassador to the U.S. clarified that the comment did not mean Europe needs defense against the U.S., Trump took to Twitter to defend the troops, insinuating that France would have lost both world wars if it weren't for U.S.

Markets Pink diamond sold for record-breaking $50m
Author: 0 Pink diamond sold for record-breaking $50m

The Pink Legacy is particularly special in that for a pink diamond of its size, it has no secondary coloring-no gray, orange, or purple hue, which is typical in a gemstone of that size. The diamond is an even rarer find because of its size, as Fancy Vivid Pink diamonds larger than 10 carats are "virtually unheard of", according to Christie's.

Markets Markets Right Now: Tech weakness weighs on stock market
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In Canada, Toronto's TSX lost 0.19% to trade around 15,128. Goldman Sachs was the biggest drag on the Dow, which fell more than 2%. Tuesday's moves come after the Dow dropped 602 points on Monday as Apple shares dropped on expectations of slowing iPhone sales.

Markets Oil producers see oversupply, eye cutting output
Author: 0 Oil producers see oversupply, eye cutting output

Oman's Oil Minister Mohammed Al-Rumhy said "there is a consensus that there is an oversupply and we need to do something". As uncertainty beclouds the future of crude prices, members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), met yesterday November 11th, in Abu Dhabi to decide on how to cut crude supply in order to forestall further declines in price.

Markets North Shore parents get child care relief
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Two daycare centres on the Sunshine Coast - Tiny Tots Daycare in West Sechelt and Espirit Daycare in Gibsons - are among 53 facilities across the province that will offer $10-a-day child care under a B.C. The sites were selected after a call for applications in June. The Alberni Valley Childcare Society and other prototype sites will share their feedback with the B.C.

Markets MI voters legalize recreational marijuana
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Michigan , having legalized medicinal use of the drug in 2008, became the tenth state to effectively legalize its recreational use as well Tuesday thanks to a voter-pushed Michigan ballot item in the USA midterm elections. Investors say that they are watching Canada, where the legal recreational use of marijuana went into effect in October, as a testing ground for retailers and companies before US legalization.

Markets Sanctions cover 50 banks, 200 persons, vessels and Iran Air
Author: 0 Sanctions cover 50 banks, 200 persons, vessels and Iran Air

The 2015 Iranian nuclear deal rolled back sanctions against Tehran in exchange for a reduction in the country's nuclear abilities. The Russian envoy said he has traveled to Iran on Putin's orders for a twin mission: to give a report on a recent 4-party meeting of Russia , Turkey , Germany and France on the situation in Syria that was held in Istanbul, and to voice Moscow's unequivocal support for Iran against the fresh round of USA sanctions ...

Markets Democrats seek blueprint for bucking Trump in 2020 — AP Analysis
Author: 0 Democrats seek blueprint for bucking Trump in 2020 — AP Analysis

Campaigning has seen Republican Trump and Barack Obama , for the Democrats, presenting very different perspectives. Asked in an interview with Sinclair Broadcasting, one of the largest United States television station operators, if there was anything he regretted about his first two years in office, Trump said: "I would say tone".

Markets Amazon Offers Free Shipping for Everyone Until Christmas
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For many Prime members, the convenience of having orders arrive every few days outweighs small markups imposed to allow for fast and free shipping. That leaves Walmart as one of the only remaining e-commerce giants requiring a purchase minimum for free two-day shipping.

Markets Apple chief Cook sees short-term impact from weak Re, import duties
Author: 0 Apple chief Cook sees short-term impact from weak Re, import duties

Apple offered no detailed breakdown of iPhone sales, but Cook said "the response has been powerful" to the new 10S models that sell for USD1,000 and up. "We concluded a record year with our best September quarter ever, growing double-digits in every geographic segment", chief financial officer Luca Maestri said.

Markets Trump slams Donnelly over ads for Libertarian candidate
Author: 0 Trump slams Donnelly over ads for Libertarian candidate

If you are going to have gridlock, you might as well have someone on which to blame it who is not in your own party. Trump then heads to neighboring Tennessee to campaign for Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, who polls say has edged ahead of Democrat Phil Bredesen, a former governor, in their contest for an open Senate seat.

Markets Tesla cars will find parking spots by themselves
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The tweet, which Musk later said was a joke, caused the company stock to fall 14 percent. "I think we could execute better if we were private", he said, saying that short-sellers who bet on a decline in the price of the stock do damage to the Tesla brand because the stock is public.

Markets US Adds 250,00 Jobs, Wages Rise 3.1%
Author: 0 US Adds 250,00 Jobs, Wages Rise 3.1%

The unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 per cent, the lowest in almost 50 years and below the level that the Federal Reserve judges sustainable over the long run. Despite the recent improvements, wage gains are still soft compared with other periods of similarly low unemployment. Kinestral Technologies Inc., which engineers and manufactures smart-tinting windows for homes and commercial buildings, has added about six people to its US staff of just more than 100.

Markets Oil extends nosedive as United States supplies surge, Iran fears subside
Author: 0 Oil extends nosedive as United States supplies surge, Iran fears subside

Oil has been caught in the global financial market slump this month, with equities under pressure from the trade fight between the world's two largest economies. The increase in OPEC production "has really started to tamp down concerns surrounding the loss of Iranian barrels". "It is doubtful whether Iranian oil exports will fall much further from their current level, however", a report by Commerzbank AG said.

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