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Rare 1943 copper coin could fetch a pretty penny in auction

Heritage Auctions now lists Lutes's authentic 1943 Lincoln cent at a whopping $130,000, which jumps to $156,000 with the added Buyer's Premium....

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Gold steady as dollar sags on Fed rate pause bets

Japan's Nikkei shot up 3.1 percent, helped in part by a pullback in the yen, while South Korea added 1.5 percent. A USA delegation is in Be...

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Markets buoyed as US-China trade talks extended amid signs of progress

U.S. -China trade talks ended on Wednesday with negotiators focused on Beijing's pledge to buy "a substantial amount" of agricultural, energy ...

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Tax refunds to go out amid shutdown

The IRS staff recalled to process tax returns will still not be paid during the government shutdown . IRS offices are closed, tax questions...

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Workers at General Motor's Canada plant hold work stoppage over closure

But the company's current stance won't stop Unifor and its leaders from continuing to fight, Dias said. The release of the study comes one day...

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Downtown pipeline protest draws small crowd

A speech by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, where he was planning talk about First Nations self-government, was delayed by RCMP after demonstrato...

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Brent Tops $60 as Trade Talks Buoy Longest Oil Rally Since 2017

The two governments have announced no details, but Asian stock markets rose on news of the decision to extend negotiations that originally wer...

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Crude Oil Prices Surge Higher

Brent crude futures gained 69 cents, or 1.22 percent, to $58.02 per barrel by 1325 GMT. With oil futures having gained over 7 percent since...

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Trump bullish on U.S.-China trade talks

Officials from both countries are meeting in China this week in the first face-to-face interaction they've had since last November, when they ...

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Sears could announce plan to liquidate as soon as Tuesday

Drain said that Sears will consider Lampert's offer versus a potential liquidation during a bankruptcy auction on January 14. As many as 50,...

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Samsung warns of sales and profit decline

The guidance, released Thursday ahead of full earnings later this month, didn't provide specific divisional results but did offer some clues as ...

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London's Heathrow consults public as it eyes thousands more flights

Heathrow officials said shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday that flight departures have been suspended as a precaution. Another said: "Sitting in a ...

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Tesla breaks ground on Shanghai plant as trade war lingers

Electric carmaker Tesla's first plant outside the USA, the Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai , is about to begin construction. Tesla unveiled its fir...

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Hyundai's walking vehicle could save lives and even go to Mars

The robotic leg architecture has five degrees of freedom plus wheel hub propulsion motors. When in "drive-mode" with the "legs" automatically ...

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PG&E Sinks as Wall Street Weighs 'Posturing' Around Bankruptcy

The company is considering whether to file for bankruptcy protection as soon as February, people familiar with the situation said Friday. ...

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Trump to Travel to US Southern Border Thursday

Vice President Mike Pence held a meeting with congressional leadership staff on Sunday afternoon, but after the meeting there was little indic...

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United States adds huge 312000 jobs in December; unemployment rises to 3.9%

Overall, labor market performance surpassed expectations in 2018, boosted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and stronger-than-expected labor force gr...

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Would Apple ever do something like this? Unrealistic iPhone XI renders?

We have no sure way of knowing which of the upcoming phones is shown in the renders, but with such a drastic change in the camera setup, it's pr...

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Brexit: 'Uncharted territory' if United Kingdom parliament votes no, says May

May said the vote in parliament would be around 15 January, as expected, contrary to reports she could delay it. Following the cancelled vot...

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Musk to break ground on Tesla China plant in uncertain times

Elon Musk's fateful "420" pot joke on Twitter is dogging him in court again. The Securities and Exchange Commission , which ended up fini...

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China to cut banks' reserve requirement ratios, taxes

In addition, the medium-term lending facility that will mature in the first quarter of 2019 will not be continued. The cut will release a net ...

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United States employers went on a surprising hiring spree in December

But in recent weeks, financial markets have been increasingly anxious about the path of economic growth this year. However, the stock market w...

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Federal Reserve is flexible and aware of risks, says Powell

Powell's Fed hiked rates four times past year and projections from its December 19 meeting show officials expect two more hikes in 2019. "As...

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Chesterfield Greggs store slammed for not having any vegan sausage rolls

Rather than sausage, the new roll will be filled with Quorn , a meat substitute, and wrapped in 96 layers of dairy-free puff pastry. Greggs ...

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Volvo Polestar 2 teased

While the exact specifications are not known, the Polestar 2's power output is reported to be around 395 BHP. The model will be the brand's ...

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Marriott Reduces Estimates of Those Impacted by Starwood Hack

That might be a problem, given passport numbers can be used for identity theft and to commit fraud, but is the sort of data that remains highly ...

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Trump advisor says China stole Apple technology, but provides zero evidence

A number of media have reported on Chinese technology companies that are forbidding or fining employees from buying iPhones, and offering subs...

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United Kingdom airports order military-grade anti-drone equipment

As Gatwick's new industrial partner, VINCI Airports will support and encourage growth of traffic, operational efficiency and leverage its worl...

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Idaho students will receive $850,000 in settlement with higher ed vendor

Thousands of Arizonans received millions in student loan debt relief as part of a multistate lawsuit against a national education company accu...

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McDonald's Employees Assaulted Over Florida Plastic Straw Law, Homeless Man Arrested

A video of a fight between a customer and an employee at a McDonald's in St. Petersburg is going viral on social media. He was arrested on m...

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