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Stocks whipsawed following news of a US-China trade deal

Stocks ended Friday mostly flat after Chinese officials said that a phase one deal had been reached with the United States that would avert an escalation of the trade war and higher tariffs set to kick in on Sunday. President Trump confirmed the news in a series of tweets.

Why the UK has such restrictive reporting laws on election day

As millions of voters leave their homes on Thursday and trudge towards polling stations on a cold, rainy December day, don't expect to hear about any frantic last-minute campaigning from parties -- the news will be eerily quiet thanks to strict rules about what broadcasters can and cannot say on election day.