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April 11, 2019 Brexit: UK and EU agree Brexit delay to 31 OctoberSource: BBC
The UK and the EU have agreed a "flexible extension" of Brexit until 31 October, European Council president Donald Tusk has said.
April 11, 2019 Goldman Sachs says chance of a recession is now just 10%Source: CNBC
Goldman Sachs economists say Federal Reserve policy has reduced the risk of a recession over the next year to just 10% from a previous 20% at the end of the fourth quarter.
Source: Auto News Europe
Automakers could be hit with billions of euros in fines for missing the European Union’s fleet CO2 emissions reduction target that starts to take effect next year. That is the conclusion of analysts after CO2 emissions rose to...
April 10, 2019 Are Plastic Bag Bans Garbage?Source: NPR
It was only about 40 years ago that plastic bags became standard at U.S. grocery stores. This also made them standard in sewers, landfills, rivers and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. They clog drains and cause floods, litter...
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency and ordered vaccinations for people who may have been exposed to a measles outbreak centered in Brooklyn's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
April 10, 2019 ‘Recipe for disaster’: NYS comptroller’s office says majority of eateries with serious food safety violations avoid enforcement actionsSource: New York Daily News
The audit examined how the state’s Department of Health monitored agencies responsible for enforcing food safety regulations. The comptroller’s office said auditors found food stored at the wrong temperature, which...
European leaders will decide on Wednesday whether to grant the U.K. another extension to its departure from the bloc, due to take place on Friday April 12.
April 10, 2019 The Federal Reserve Is Courting TroubleSource: NY Times
The Federal Reserve, along with Congress, failed to take sufficient steps to revive the economy after the 2008 financial crisis. One simple measure of the inadequacy of the government’s response is that inflation has remained...
LONDON (Reuters) - Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) shuts its UK plants on Monday for five days over Brexit, adding to other shutdowns to leave at least half the country’s car production off-line in what could be a pivotal week for...
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May traveled to Berlin and Paris Tuesday for talks with the German and French leaders in a bid to secure backing for a second delay to Brexit.
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