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by | January 10, 2019 | 15:16

However, a handful of the coins were mistakenly pressed with copper, including the one Lutes found. Lutes took the Treasury statement for fact and kept the penny in his personal collection. Lutes had reached out to the Ford company about his find, but he was informed the rumor wasn't true. The penny was created after "a small number of bronze planchets was caught in the trap doors of the mobile tote bins used to feed blanks into the Mint's coin presses at the end of 1942", according to ...

by | January 10, 2019 | 06:41

Washington "cannot push China too far" and must avoid a situation that "spins out of control". The meetings in Beijing were the first formal trade negotiations between the two sides since President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed to a truce at the G20 summit in Argentina last month.

by | January 10, 2019 | 04:37

Last year, the IRS issued billions of dollars in refunds - an average of more than $2,000 (£1,600) per filing. "But it remains unclear", The Hill notes, "whether the administration has the legal authority to hand out refunds during the partial shutdown , which is now in its third week".

by | January 09, 2019 | 18:58

Kim's train left Beijing on Wednesday around the same time the U.S. trade negotiators headed for the airport. The talks went ahead despite tensions over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive in Canada on USA charges she misled multinational banks about her company's business dealings in Iran.

by | January 09, 2019 | 17:12

The meeting came after GM's "accelerated transformation" announcement on November 26, 2018, which would see the Oshawa plant close in 2019. "GM's big plan to line the pockets of investors also includes ramping up production in Mexico, exploiting low-paid workers there".

by | January 09, 2019 | 11:25

Ellison owns 3 million shares of Tesla. Then, despite blasting the SEC again via Twitter only a few days prior, it was announced on the first day of October a year ago that Musk would stay on as CEO - only this time with two additional independent directors sitting on his board; an attempt to wrangle in the eccentric CEO as envisioned by officials at the SEC.

by | January 09, 2019 | 09:26

Private, fleet and business registrations all fell in 2018, with the biggest losses felt in the fleet sector (down 7.3 per cent), while private motorists and smaller business operators registered 6.4 per cent and 5.6 per cent fewer new cars respectively.

by | January 09, 2019 | 08:40

West Texas Intermediate Crude oil futures for February are up $1.44, or about 3%, at $49.40 a barrel. "Momentum is coming back into the market from very depressed price levels", Petromatrix strategist Olivier Jakob said. "Surely, there will be more twists and turns in the saga and increasing US tariffs on Chinese goods after March from 10 percent to 25 percent can not be excluded", Tamas Varga of PVM Oil Associates said.

by | January 09, 2019 | 08:25

USA gold futures were also steady at $1,289.50 per ounce. Last week, amid intense pressure from USA policymakers including the United States president Donald Trump , the U.S. Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch noted global equity markets had lost $19.9 trillion since January a year ago, and a record $84 billion had flowed out of stocks in just the past six weeks.

by | January 09, 2019 | 07:15

Transportation Security Administration agents are calling in sick by the hundreds at several major airports across the country, according to agency and union officials, CNN reported. Jose Rojas, who works at a Federal prison in Central Florida, says he is driving for Uber and Lyft to pay his bills. Typically, about 25 to 30 employees call out on an average shift.

by | January 09, 2019 | 04:54

The planned pipeline route will serve LNG Canada's $40-billion export terminal in Kitimat. "The hereditary chiefs are". "We're definitely seeing a lot of police activity", Ms. Some held banners with skulls drawn on them and the words "no pipelines". There were no physical confrontations but angry words and hand gestures flew back and forth as at least a dozen Calgary police officers used their bodies and bicycles to separate the groups.

by | January 09, 2019 | 03:44

It then closed the page to further cash contributions, though it said all citizens had the right to raise funds to defend themselves. The platform did not reveal how much was raised in total, but said in a statement (in French) that it would ensure the funds would "be used only to pay for legal costs" and that any money left over would be returned to donors.

by | January 09, 2019 | 03:21

At $29,799, it will be one of the most expensive electric bikes around. Harley-Davidson has always been the standard bearer of loud, booming engines, but at Las Vegas' Consumer Electronics Showcase on Monday, the motorcycle company showed off its first ever pure electric bike.

by | January 09, 2019 | 03:11

Three major supermarkets have slashed the price of their petrol and diesel fuel. Asda announced the cut of up to 1ppl off unleaded and 2ppl off diesel , following continued decreases in the wholesale cost. 2.5 per litre. Kirstene Hair, the Conservative MP for Angus and chair of the APPG, said last week 'Drivers need reassurance that they are not paying way over the odds for fuel'.

by | January 09, 2019 | 02:00

The 126-year-old retailer on Tuesday was set to ask a bankruptcy court's permission to proceed with a planned liquidation after rejecting a $4.4 billion takeover bid from majority investor and Chairman Eddie Lampert , according to multiple media reports.

by | January 09, 2019 | 00:12

Samsung, in a regulatory filing, estimated profit at KRW 10.8 trillion ($9.67 billion) for October-December last year, down 29 percent from the same period a year earlier. Prices for DRAM chips, which provide devices with temporary workspaces and allow them to multi-task, declined 10 percent in the fourth quarter, according to industry tracker DRAMeXchange.

by | January 09, 2019 | 00:15

During the video, the woman launches her body above the desk and screams: 'Who does that to a woman like me. A woman had to be restrained by airport staff after a shocking outburst in which she called a staff member a "rapist" and claimed she had a gun.

by | January 08, 2019 | 20:44

It added that "officers based at Heathrow are now investigating", along with colleagues from the airport. "We apologies to passengers for any inconvenience this may cause". "I am clear the government is taking action to ensure that passengers have confidence their journeys will not be disrupted in future, aircraft can safely use our key transport hubs and criminals misusing drones can be brought to justice".

by | January 08, 2019 | 17:52

Following their launch late a year ago, Intel's 9th Gen Core processors are finally almost ready to make their laptop debut. We also get the first and only 9th Gen Core i3 part so far and a bolstering of the Core i5 range with the first 9th Gen non-overclocking parts.

by | January 08, 2019 | 15:58

After all, for a vehicle to walk and climb it needs legs of some kind, but to power the wheels you need an axle, which would render those legs useless. This allows the Elevate to drive at highway speeds just like any other vehicle. Walking on its legs the Elevate can step over a five-foot wall and cross a five-foot gap.