News Headlines - 22 January 2019

Report Says Shutdown Is Impeding F.B.I.’s Law Enforcement Efforts - The New York Times

As the partial government shutdown enters its fifth week, the funding freeze has impeded F.B.I. efforts to crack down on child trafficking, violent crime and terrorism, according to a report issued Tuesday by the group that represents the bureau’s 13,000 special agents.

Dyson to move company HQ to Singapore | The Guardian

Sir James Dyson, the British billionaire inventor and outspoken Brexiter who called on the government to walk away from the EU without a deal, is moving the headquarters of his vacuum cleaner and hair dryer technology company to Singapore.
The Dyson chief executive, Jim Rowan, said the move from Wiltshire to Singapore had “nothing to do with Brexit” but was about “future-proofing” the business. The move of Dyson’s legal entity from the UK to Singapore “will happen over the coming months”, meaning it could take place before Brexit.

Trump, Key European Leaders Skip Davos Amid Turmoil at Home - WSJ

President Trump is staying in Washington to deal with the partial government shutdown. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is tied up with Brexit talks in London. French President Emmanuel Macron is responding to yellow-vest protests at home.
This week’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in this Swiss mountain resort will bring together more than 60 heads of state or government. But a number of major world leaders are skipping the gathering to attend to pressing domestic business.

Five arrested as police say New IRA responsible for Derry van bomb - The Irish News

POLICE have blamed dissident republican organisation the New IRA for Saturday night’s van bomb attack on Derry courthouse... Dissident republican group Saoradh said the attack was carried out to mark the centenary of the Soloheadbeg ambush and the killing of two RIC officers which marked the start of the Irish War of Independence.

Shrinkflation: Bread and breakfast cereals most affected - BBC News

Bread and breakfast cereals are the most likely to be affected by shrinkflation, whereby a product shrinks in size but its price doesn't. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) studied the price of 17,000 items between September 2015 and June 2017.
It found 206 products in all categories had shrunk in size, while 79 increased.








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