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PG&E is facing lawsuits from the Camp Fire that occurred a year ago, as well as from a 2017 blaze. A notice may signal that the company has accelerated plans to make a Chapter 11 filing as way of dealing with crippling liabilities from the wildfires of 2017 and 2018 that killed more than 100 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres.
  • Burned to a Krisp - US police mourn lost doughnut truck

    Burned to a Krisp - US police mourn lost doughnut truck

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    No one was hurt in the incident. The post is a nod to stereotype that law enforcement officers have an obsession with doughnuts . "No words", the officers wrote . Prayers to LPD as they deal with this loss. Krispy Kreme will deliver dozens of doughnuts to the police department Wednesday at 2 p.m.at East Sector Roll Coll on Centre Parkway, the company said Wednesday.
  • Tesla has more than 3000 Model 3 vehicles left in US inventory

    Tesla has more than 3000 Model 3 vehicles left in US inventory

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    It's a bad thing for folks who want to buy a Tesla in the future. It is getting ready to offer a $35,000 version of the Model 3 in 2019, its lowest-cost model targeting budget-conscious buyers. Despite the company's frenetic attempts to sell every vehicle it produced, a 2019 tax credit cut will make things much more complicated. Most of these new electric models from Tesla rivals will be eligible for the full $7,500 federal tax credit.
  • Cyberattack From Abroad Hits Newspaper Distribution Across US

    Cyberattack From Abroad Hits Newspaper Distribution Across US

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    The source gave no other details about the origin of the attack or the motive, describing the attacker only as a " foreign entity ", The Times reported. Times and San Diego Union-Tribune, which still use TPub services". A cyber attack caused major printing and delivery disruptions on Saturday at the Los Angeles Times and other major US newspapers, including ones owned by Tribune Publishing Co TPCO.O such as the Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun .
  • Sears to close 80 more stores ahead of possible bankruptcy

    Sears to close 80 more stores ahead of possible bankruptcy

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    Bids were due Friday at 3 p.m. The store, once a shopping mall mainstay, has slowly declined in recent years and was slow to respond to the trend in online shopping. The company's chairman, Eddie Lampert, is believed to be attempting to purchase the company through the hedge fund he manages, ESL Investments. That's in addition to 182 stores already slated for closure, including 142 by the end of 2108 and 40 by February.
  • US oil prices extend gains as equities rise, but economic worries weigh

    US oil prices extend gains as equities rise, but economic worries weigh

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    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are inching higher on Wednesday after brushing off earlier weakness. The macroeconomy and its impact on oil demand continue to put pressure on prices. Global equities have fallen almost 9.5 per cent so far in December, their biggest one-month slide since September 2011, when the eurozone debt crisis was unfolding.
  • Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Total Over $600 Million

    Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Total Over $600 Million

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    A Christmas miracle happened for a lucky new millionaire in Chesterfield. The last Mega Millions jackpot victor came in October when a $1.5 billion-winning ticket was sold in SC. For Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, the jackpot is an estimated $294 million with a cash option of $177.6 million. The numbers were announced on October 23 and as of last week, the victor has not come forward to claim their prize which has left lottery officials baffled, The State reported .
  • What's open and closed on Christmas and Boxing Day in Ottawa

    What's open and closed on Christmas and Boxing Day in Ottawa

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    Last year, Christmas Eve fell on a Sunday, so government employees did not get an extra day off. VPPSA Compost Facility, OPEN until 1 p.m. on Monday, CLOSED Tuesday. The city also posted information about transit service next week. First United Bank will be closed on Christmas Day . Curbside Recycling, Blue week, one day delay.
  • Wall Street falls as Fed cuts growth forecasts

    Wall Street falls as Fed cuts growth forecasts

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    Fed Chairman Jerome Powell also said the central bank would continue drawing down the size of its balance sheet by $US50 billion ($70 billion) each month. As with a similar move in June, the action was aimed at containing the effective fed funds rate inside the target range. Wren said investors want to know that the Fed is keeping a close eye on the situation.
  • Looks Like Trump Will Give America a Government Shutdown for Christmas

    Looks Like Trump Will Give America a Government Shutdown for Christmas

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    Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, which opposes any budget bill without the wall funding, tweeted Wednesday that "punting" the issue with a continuing resolution until February 8, "not only gives Democrats a Christmas present, it offers them a Valentine's Day gift".
  • 'Drone' sightings at Gatwick Airport halt flights

    'Drone' sightings at Gatwick Airport halt flights

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    A statement said: 'Following reports of two drones flying over the Gatwick Airport airfield, we have had to suspend flights while this is investigated. Some passengers at Gatwick have reportedly had to wait for more than two hours because of the suspension. Gatwick first closed Wednesday night at around 9 p.m.
  • Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

    Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

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    The ad was in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal , where almost 100 million users had their data mined by the political consulting firm for use in the 2016 presidential election. And in the case of Spotify, the feature allowed users to send songs via private messages, and thus required access to Messenger. Despite this feature being removed since the Cambridge Analytics scandal broke, the New York Times reports these partnership integration deals were still all active in 2017.