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Tesla picks a fight with Detroit by going after the pickup market
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Tesla picks a fight with Detroit by going after the pickup market

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk has talked for years about building an electric pickup truck that would threaten the heart of the Detroit automakers’ profits, and on Thursday he will finally take the wraps off the so-called cyberpunk truck. Analysts expect the Tesla pickup, which ... Read full article

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U.S. federal judge halts Trump administration's bid to resume executions
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U.S. federal judge halts Trump administration's bid to resume executions

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to the scheduled executions next month of four inmates, saying that President Donald Trump’s administration lacked legal authorization to use its intended lethal-injection drug. The ruling late on Wednesday by District Judge Tanya Chut... Read full article

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Exclusive: Exxon steps up assets sales with sweeping $25 billion plan - sources
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Exclusive: Exxon steps up assets sales with sweeping $25 billion plan - sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) is accelerating its biggest asset sales in decades with plans to divest up to $25 billion of oil and gas fields in Europe, Asia and Africa as it sharpens its focus on a handful of mega projects at home and abroad, banking sources said. The vast programme, whic... Read full article

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SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top
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SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top

SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype experienced a major failure during pressurisation testing on Wednesday. A video from the scene in Texas showed the top part of the vehicle rupture. Cryogenic propellants that were being loaded at the time dispersed across the Boca Chica facility in a huge cloud. Th... Read full article

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Shocking podcast makes more Prince Andrew claims
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Shocking podcast makes more Prince Andrew claims

Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre alleges Prince Andrew sexually abused her when she was just 17 years old; Bryan Llenas reports. Melissa Cronin believes Prince Andrew’s downfall from grace is only beginning. The investigative journalist is the executive producer of a podcast titled “Epstein: Dev... Read full article

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U.S. labor market slowing; manufacturing mired in weakness
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U.S. labor market slowing; manufacturing mired in weakness

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unexpectedly unchanged at a five-month high last week, suggesting some softening in the labor market. While other data on Thursday showed a mild pick up in factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region th... Read full article

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Top 2020 Democrats played it safe at the Atlanta debate
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Top 2020 Democrats played it safe at the Atlanta debate

Analysis: With little incentive to shake up the race, the leading presidential contenders all took a lap under a caution flag. Read full article

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Teen ran 'slave for sale' ad on black classmate, charged with hate crime
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Teen ran 'slave for sale' ad on black classmate, charged with hate crime

The teen from the Chicago suburb of Naperville posted the classmate's picture on Craiglist. The caption included a racial slur, police said. Read full article

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Justice Department watchdog to release report on Russia probe origins December 9
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Justice Department watchdog to release report on Russia probe origins December 9

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department’s internal watchdog said he expects to be able to release a long-awaited report relating to the origins of investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on December 9. In a letter sent on Thursday to Sena... Read full article

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NASA addresses claim of living 'insect- and reptile-like creatures' on Mars
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NASA addresses claim of living 'insect- and reptile-like creatures' on Mars

Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 21 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com NASA has vehemently denied that there are living "insect- and reptile-like creatures" on Mars, after a professor at Ohio University made the controversial claim earlier this week. "The collective general op... Read full article

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Watch live: Fiona Hill, David Holmes testify at Trump impeachment hearing
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Watch live: Fiona Hill, David Holmes testify at Trump impeachment hearing

The House Intelligence Committee continues public hearings in President Trump's impeachment inquiry. Fiona Hill, former senior director for Europe and Russia at the NSC, and David Holmes, senior diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, testify at a morning hearing. Read full article

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Exclusive: Trump administration to miss 2019 target for Alaska refuge oil lease sale - official
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Exclusive: Trump administration to miss 2019 target for Alaska refuge oil lease sale - official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will miss its target of holding the first-ever oil drilling lease sale in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this year due to delays in the environmental review process, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt told Reuters. President Donald Trump h... Read full article

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Read the full text: Fiona Hill's opening statement in public impeachment hearing
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Read the full text: Fiona Hill's opening statement in public impeachment hearing

NBC News obtained her remarks as prepared for delivery. Read full article

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Israel's attorney general to announce decision on Netanyahu indictment
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Israel's attorney general to announce decision on Netanyahu indictment

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s attorney general said he would announce later on Thursday his decision on whether to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over alleged corruption. Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing in the three corruption cases, saying he is a victim of a political witch-hunt.... Read full article

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UK's Labour unveils 'radical and ambitious' plan to remake Britain
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UK's Labour unveils 'radical and ambitious' plan to remake Britain

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn unveiled his party’s election manifesto on Thursday, setting out radical plans to transform Britain with public sector pay rises, higher taxes on companies and a sweeping nationalisation of infrastructure. Voters face a stark choice at t... Read full article

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