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In its response to the airline , the lenders have said, "The Expressions of Interest (EOI) have been received and bid documents have been issued to the eligible recipients today". Meanwhile, a State Bank of India (SBI) led consortium of 13 Indian banks continue their attempt to enforce a worldwide freezing order upheld by the UK High Court in May past year through a number of follow up court orders to try and recoup some of the GBP 1.145 billion owed to them.
  • Oil Rises On Iran Sanctions Threat, Venezuela Shutdown

    Oil Rises On Iran Sanctions Threat, Venezuela Shutdown

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    US crude oil hit a 2019 high on Monday and Brent gained a dollar after tight supply and positive signs for the global economy drove both benchmarks' largest first-quarter gains in almost a decade. Oil prices rose to fresh highs for the year on Tuesday, after a U.S. official said Washington is considering more sanctions on Iran and a key Venezuelan export terminal halted operations.
  • Burger King launches vegan Whopper: 'Nobody can tell the difference'

    Burger King launches vegan Whopper: 'Nobody can tell the difference'

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    The company, founded in 2011 by Stanford biochemistry professor Patrick Brown, uses " heme ", an iron-rich molecule in animal protein, to mimic the flavor of meat. Finally, Burger King's buns contain dairy , so vegans might steer clear of the product anyhow. Burger King's new burger may not please budget-conscious customers, though.
  • Trump steps back from threat to close border with Mexico

    Trump steps back from threat to close border with Mexico

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    White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in an appearance on MSNBC that the White House is now considering a number of options short of a full border closure, including shutting down certain entry ports or parts of all of them. "Sure it is going to have a negative impact on the economy". Trump tweeted late Monday that Congress will vote on a GOP plan after the elections, ”when Republicans hold the Senate & win back the House.
  • Multiple airlines experience system-wide outages across U.S.

    Multiple airlines experience system-wide outages across U.S.

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    Travelers across the country were facing major delays at airports early Monday as multiple airlines reported system-wide issues. United said in a statemetn: "It appears that we are experiencing an outage that is impacting our ability to create release paperwork".
  • British MPs voted against four possible alternative plans for Brexit

    British MPs voted against four possible alternative plans for Brexit

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    All 10 MPs from the Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government voted against the four alternative Brexit options voted upon in parliament on Monday, a spokesman for the party said. Frustrated with her approach, MPs in the House of Commons last week voted to give themselves powers to find an alternative strategy, by holding a series of "indicative votes" on various options.
  • Opposition candidate leads Istanbul mayor race: Election chief

    Opposition candidate leads Istanbul mayor race: Election chief

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    AK Party's Istanbul candidate Binali Yildirim told reporters on Monday that invalid votes cast on Sunday outnumber the vote difference tenfold, adding that his rival Ekrem Imamoglu - the candidate of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) - now had 25,000 more votes.
  • Lyft valued at $22.4 billion after IPO

    Lyft valued at $22.4 billion after IPO

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    John Zimmer , Lyft's president and co-founder, says the road ahead comes with massive opportunities and genuine challenges. And when you consider that many investors do overlap in tech categories, such as ride-share apps, the likelihood of swaying potential Uber investors to Lyft increases.
  • $768.4m winning Powerball ticket sold in New Berlin

    $768.4m winning Powerball ticket sold in New Berlin

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    The winning numbers will be announced on CBS2 News at 11. According to the California Lottery , no one in California won the Powerball Wednesday night, but two people matched 5 of 6 numbers. Will there finally be a lucky victor in Wednesday night's Powerball lottery drawing? The grand prize isn't the only way to win the Powerball. The odds of a $2 ticket hitting the jackpot are more than 292 million to one .
  • McDonald's Buys Israeli Tech Company for $300 Million

    McDonald's Buys Israeli Tech Company for $300 Million

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    The tech provider will allow McDonald's to offer personalized items on its digital drive-thru menu boards. This is the largest acquisition of the fast-food company and showcases the company's desires to use technology for speed growth in the ever-competitive restaurant industry, as per the daily.
  • Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal may step down as chairman today

    Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal may step down as chairman today

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    The carrier also announced the induction of two nominee directors of lenders. The government has asked state-run banks, led by SBI, to rescue Jet without pushing it into bankruptcy, two people within the Indian government have told Reuters, adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to avert thousands of job losses weeks before a general election.
  • Trump taps a strident Powell critic for spot on Fed board

    Trump taps a strident Powell critic for spot on Fed board

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    As a result, "I'm anxious more on the deflation side right now than the inflation side, " he said, pointing in particular to a broad-based fall in commodity prices in recent months. If confirmed by the Senate, Moore would fill one of two vacancies on the Fed's board. The group, many of them PhD economists, often reach policy decisions by consensus after debating the issues.
  • Powerball jackpot grows to $550 million

    Powerball jackpot grows to $550 million

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    The estimated jackpot is $495 million. There were no grand prize winners in Saturday night's Powerball drawing, so the jackpot continues to climb. Wednesday's estimated jackpot is $550million. "I said, 'Dad, I just won $1 million'". Lottery officials say one $1 million ticket was sold in New Jersey.
  • US Fed holds interest rates steady

    US Fed holds interest rates steady

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    Policymakers also saw slowdowns in the USA and global economies saying that, while the job market remained strong, "growth of economic activity has slowed from its solid rate in the fourth quarter". Inflation for the year is now seen at 1.8%, compared to the Fed's forecast in December of 1.9%. The Fed's policymakers now project one rate hike in 2020 and none in 2021.
  • Amid Facebook and Instagram outage Telegram gains 3 million new users

    Amid Facebook and Instagram outage Telegram gains 3 million new users

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    It was probably the last thing Facebook needed as it stumbles from problem to problem, including outrage over its use of customers' private data. The outage, which also affected Instagram , was not the first of its kind, but could as well be regarded as the biggest in the history of Facebook .
  • Celebrate National Pi Day 2019 with these deals

    Celebrate National Pi Day 2019 with these deals

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    The chain's Pi Day deal has a limit of one $3.14 pizza per customer. The deal is only available in the restaurants and can't be ordered in advance. Tree of Life Cafe is selling slices of its pies for $3.14 Thursday, tax included. Boston Market: When you buy a chicken pot pie and a drink, you'll get a second pot pie free.
  • Oil prices up with fall in U.S. crude stocks, production

    Oil prices up with fall in U.S. crude stocks, production

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    Iraq is committed to OPEC oil output cuts. Two sources told Reuters that the U.S. also aims to curb Iran's crude exports by about 20% to below 1 million barrels per day (bpd) from May, likely reining in waivers for Tehran's remaining customers.
  • Tesla backtracks on store closings, price hikes

    Tesla backtracks on store closings, price hikes

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    Tesla didn't provide a reason for the U-turn other than saying it followed a two-week evaluation of all the company's retail locations. The abrupt move earlier this month by CEO Elon Musk , contrasting with an expanding network of retail spaces, sparked concern about Tesla's finances.
  • Venezuela crisis: Maduro vows to defeat ‘crazed minority’

    Venezuela crisis: Maduro vows to defeat ‘crazed minority’

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    Maduro, who won 2018 Venezuelan presidential election and was inaugurated for a second term on Jan 10, then sealed off the country's border on Feb 23 to block the U.S. citizens or entities tied to the Maduro government was "clearly a possibility", although he said a decision had not been made on taking such a step. The United States has already imposed sanctions on Venezuela's vital oil sector and announced asset freezes and travel bans targeting top government officials.
  • Huawei sues U.S. government over ban on its products

    Huawei sues U.S. government over ban on its products

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    USA authorities "have hacked our servers and stolen our emails" but have presented no evidence to support their security claims, Guo said . Washington has also accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and violating USA sanctions on Iran.
  • AOC campaign finance allegations 'serious and troubling,' lawyer says

    AOC campaign finance allegations 'serious and troubling,' lawyer says

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    Joseph Crowley (D-NY), who Ocasio-Cortez defeated for re-election in 2018. Ocasio-Cortez's campaign also paid Chakrabarti's corporation more than $18,000 in 2017 for "strategic consulting". "If the PACs and campaigns were required to provide additional information on subvendor payments made by Brand New Congress LLC, it would have done so", Mitrani said.
  • United Kingdom promises safeguards on workers' rights after Brexit

    United Kingdom promises safeguards on workers' rights after Brexit

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    Theresa May has serious questions to answer over this cynical £1.6bn Brexit bung, which appears to be a cynical last-minute attempt to buy support for her botched deal. The Labour Party's finance spokesman, John McDonnell, said the fund was "Brexit bribery". The threat of Brexit, especially if there's no deal, could hurt the British economy.
  • New York Urges Amazon To Reconsider Proposed HQ

    New York Urges Amazon To Reconsider Proposed HQ

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    The letter was signed by the CEOs of Mastercard , Warby Parker, Goldman Sachs , Tishman Speyer and Jetblue, among others. New York officials and business executives are pleading with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to give New York City another chance after the retailer earlier this month backed out of a plan to build a second headquarters amid fierce community opposition.
  • U.S. to delay further tariffs on Chinese goods

    U.S. to delay further tariffs on Chinese goods

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    In the Oval Office on Friday, Trump expressed similar optimism about trade negotiations with China , predicting there was a "very good chance" that the USA and China would reach a trade agreement. China had all but halted purchases of US soybeans, which were the single biggest USA agricultural export, worth around $12 billion in 2017. The president did not set a new date for imposing the higher tariffs should the talks not yield results.
  • YouTube CEO: Disabling comments on minor videos was 'trade-off' for child safety

    YouTube CEO: Disabling comments on minor videos was 'trade-off' for child safety

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    The site said it has disabled comments on tens of millions of videos over the past week after a YouTube vlogger alleged he had discovered a "wormhole" into a "soft-core paedophile ring". Disabling comments is part of that effort. Lapowsky suggested parents check out YouTube Kids, where you can use parental controls to pick trusted channels, set custom playlists, and turn off search ability, among other features.
  • The ‘base-spec’ $35,000 Tesla Model 3 is finally on sale…

    The ‘base-spec’ $35,000 Tesla Model 3 is finally on sale…

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    As for the bad news, Tesla is moving all sales of its cars online. Tesla opened the 100 Lake Destiny Drive dealership in 2015 after relocating from a smaller facility in Longwood. To those who are members of the Tesla Movement, I share with you a song I played and danced to over and over again last night when I heard the news about the $35,000 Model 3.
  • Man in viral Girl Scout cookie photo indicted in DEA bust

    Man in viral Girl Scout cookie photo indicted in DEA bust

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    The man bought 7 boxes for $40 and then walked away. In all, McGowan and others hit in the indictment stand charged with conspiracy to import, possess, and distribute heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl and attempting to smuggle over a $1 million out of the United States.
  • HMD Global Launches Nokia 9 PureView Smartphone

    HMD Global Launches Nokia 9 PureView Smartphone

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    Each of the five cameras will have the same 12-megapixel sensors, all with Zeiss lenses. For enthusiasts, the camera app on the phone has been completely revamped with a more streamlined UI and more added features such as a dedicated RAW monochrome option.
  • Amtrak Train Stranded in OR for 36 Hours Because of Fallen Tree

    Amtrak Train Stranded in OR for 36 Hours Because of Fallen Tree

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    According to a statement Aktrak provided to KHQ-TV , there were no injuries on board and the company was "actively working with Union Pacific to clear the right of way and get passengers off the train". The trip, which is more than a thousand miles, normally takes around 30 to 35 hours, according to the Amtrak website . " This is hell, and it's getting worse ".
  • Soon YouTube Demonetizes Anti-Vaccination Channels And Videos

    Soon YouTube Demonetizes Anti-Vaccination Channels And Videos

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    His video has been watched more than 2.5 million times. Each of the videos now has a message saying "Not suitable for most advertisers " with the dollar symbol turned yellow (indicating monetisation has been disabled). "And then continued to victim blame my kid". "Until Google can protect our brand from offensive content of any kind, we are removing all advertising from YouTube ", an AT&T representative told CNBC.
  • Amazon Pulls Out of New York City Plans After Backlash

    Amazon Pulls Out of New York City Plans After Backlash

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    Loud criticism mounted quickly after the deal was announced , including from Ocasio-Cortez. "I was ready to work for those changes". "Amen", Nixon responded back to Teachout. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Congress. Amazon had planned to spend $5bn on the two new developments and expected to get almost $3bn in tax credits and incentives, with plans to apply for more.
  • Mnuchin in Beijing for crunch US-China trade talks

    Mnuchin in Beijing for crunch US-China trade talks

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    US President Donald Trump has suggested that he might extend the deadline for reaching a trade deal with China beyond March 1st, when additional US tariffs on a wide range of Chinese imports are set to go into effect. A growing number of US businesses and lawmakers have expressed hopes for a delay in the tariff increase while the two sides tackle the hard USA demands for major "structural" policy changes by China aimed at ending the forced transfer of American trade secrets, curbing Beijing's ...
  • Prime Minister calls on MPs to 'hold their nerve' on Brexit

    Prime Minister calls on MPs to 'hold their nerve' on Brexit

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    Just hours after her Brexit deal was decimated in the Commons, May and the Conservatives faced a confidence vote tabled by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn . Media captionConfused by Brexit jargon? It said it had reached a range of agreements with London aimed at ensuring "that the existing mutual rights and obligations in its relationship with the United Kingdom will continue to apply as far as possible after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, and to expand them in certain areas".
  • Senate to vote on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

    Senate to vote on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

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    McConnell's goal, of course, is not to help the bill pass. Putting it to a vote will force Democrats in the Senate to take a stand on the controversial framework. The forthcoming vote isn't the first or the last time Senate Republicans forced Democratic presidential hopefuls to go on the record about a liberal proposal they believe will alienate moderate voters later.
  • Huawei proposes to construct a new cybersecurity center in Poland

    Huawei proposes to construct a new cybersecurity center in Poland

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    The president will sign an executive order instituting the ban before MWC19 in Barcelona later month, Politico says, citing unnamed sources. Huawei remains the world's largest telecom equipment maker but spying concerns may create a significant dent in its business; without access to some of the world's richest markets, the company could eventually cede its leadership to one of Nokia or Ericsson.