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Shopping, banks, skiing and more: What's open and closed during Christmas

Walgreens: Walgreens that are usually open 24/7 will be open all day on Christmas while Walgreens locations with limited hours will be open 8:00 am to 6:00...


Gradual Reduction In GST Rates To Strengthen Tax Regime, Says Industry Body

Rate on special flights for pilgrims: Economy class is at 5 percent and business class is at 12 percent. Movie tickets costing more that Rs 100 have been brough...


Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge again, Dow sinks 464 points

The move showed that the Fed sees the economy growing quickly enough to require a tap on the monetary brakes to keep it from overheating. Powell said the Fe...


Third Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Global Affairs Canada confirms

In late November, New Zealand's intelligence agency barred Huawei from participating in its 5G development, citing "significant national security risks". Huaw...


United States stocks hold near 14-month low on a volatile day

The Dow for last week was down 1.18 percent, the S&P down 1.26 and the Nasdaq down 0.84 percent. On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump and his top trade ad...


Putin blames US for 'raising the risk' of catastrophic nuclear war

Speaking at his annual news conference, Putin warned that "it could lead to the destruction. of civilization as a whole and maybe even our planet". It is, the...


Facebook Gave Netflix, Spotify & More Access To Users' Private Messages

Microsoft's Bing could also view almost all users' friends, Amazon could glean contact information from them, and Yahoo had access to their posting streams. ...


NASA Engineer Came Up With a Sparkly Way to Thwart Package Thieves

Mark Rober , a former Nasa engineer turned YouTube personality, explains in great detail how he created a glitter-spewing mechanism hooked up to smartphones...


Trump Wants Feds To 'Feel The Market' Instead Of Using 'Meaningless Numbers'

The president isn't wrong about the dollar, which has made modest gains against a basket of currencies, hitting a 19-month high at close on Friday. Many analyst...


Johnson & Johnson Hid Findings Of Asbestos In Baby Powder For Decades

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that their baby powder had occasionally tested positive for small amounts of asbestos over the years, according to a new ...


Canadian officials make contact with one of two Canadians detained in China

Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang spoke to reporters in Beijing Thursday about the situation. Kovrig had been reported as missing earlier this week. That pre...


Shaktikanta Das assumes charge as new RBI Governor

Uttarakhand's controller of communication accounts, Ashish Joshi, who like Das is a St. Stephen's College alumnus, tweeted: "My College senior has become RBI ...


Apple picks Austin for new campus

The company said it plans to invest $10 billion in data centers over the next five years, including $4.5 billion this year and next. New jobs at Apple's p...


Kotak positive on GAIL, ONGC after OPEC production cut decision

The OPEC-led group of oil producers last Friday announced a supply cut of 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) in crude oil supply from January, measured against O...


Google CEO Grilled by Congress on Privacy, Bias

If you don't want negative search results, don't do negative things. One lawmaker also raised questions over whether Google employees have been secretly plo...


"I Would Certainly Intervene" In Huawei Trial to Secure China Deal

She was granted bail on Tuesday but faces extradition to the USA over allegations the company she leads as CFO has been skirting American sanctions on Iran th...


Theresa May vows to contest no-confidence vote outside Number 10

The parliamentary sums don't change on her current planned agreement with the EU. The victor of that contest, as leader of the largest party in Parliament, will...


O2 network outage over as United Kingdom 4G restored

Thousands of mobile phone users across Kent have lost their data service this morning. A statement on the O2 Twitter account reads: "We are aware our cu...


Trump holds out possible extension on 90-day China trade truce - global

The ministry's statement came after the USA president, Donald Trump , called himself "a Tariff Man" on Twitter and warned more levies could be imposed on C...


OPEC to cut output to fix falling oil prices

OPEC members met on Thursday in Vienna and will hold talks with allies such as Russian Federation on Friday. He tells reporters the nations are "after a sta...