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U.S. airline group says it had a ‘productive meeting’ with Trump on Qatar

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. airline industry group said it had a “productive” meeting on Thursday with President Donald Trump, who “shares our concerns” about accusations that subsidies by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States. “We had a productive meeting with President Trump today to talk about the Read More

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet

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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes. Ashley Avila, 11, plays with her nephew Alexander Avila, 3, outside of their home where Alexander was lead poisoned by lead-based Read More

That’s a match! 3D artist unveils picture-perfect video of Trump & Putin merged into ONE MAN

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A perfectly natural, ultra-realistic 3D version of Donald Trump’s face hybridized with that of Vladimir Putin has made its debut online. A kind warning for US collusionists – don’t check it out unless you’re in a neutral mood. Nightmarish for Russiagaters and astonishing for all other netizens, the staggering video – produced by 3D artist Read More

Russia, Saudi Arabia in talks on new oil, gas, petchems, nuclear cooperation

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Moscow — Russian and Saudi Arabian companies are considering expanding existing energy cooperation to include new joint oil and gas, petchems and nuclear projects, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported Monday, citing a protocol signed at the end of the last meeting of the intergovernmental commission in mid-June. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber Read More

Thomas Cook turns to China’s Fosun to save oldest travel firm

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HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) – Thomas Cook (TCG.L) is in talks on a 750 million pound ($941 million) bailout that will give its largest investor Fosun Tourism (1992.HK) control of the indebted British group’s package-tour business, in a blow to other shareholders. Shares in Thomas Cook dropped by more than 30% to their lowest level on Read More

Russia starts delivery of S-400 to Turkey as US ramps up pressure on Ankara over deal

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Published time: 12 Jul, 2019 08:04 Edited time: 12 Jul, 2019 08:25 © AFP / Alexander NEMENOV Follow RT on Turkey has received the first shipment of S-400 air defense missile system equipment from Moscow, defying pressure from Washington to scrap the arms deal with Russia. Follow RT on Read More

Elliott outspends rivals as corporate activism turns to Germany

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FRANKFURT/BOSTON (Reuters) – Elliott Management Corp has invested more than rivals in its push for corporate change so far this year and there has been an increasing focus among activist investors on German companies. FILE PHOTO: Paul Singer, founder and president of Elliott Management Corporation, speaks at WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., Read More

Most big CO2 emitting firms not on track for climate goals: report

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LONDON (Reuters) – Only one in eight of the world’s most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals, a study funded by investors with $14 trillion under management found on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: French youth and environmental activists block a bridge during a demonstration to urge Read More

ABB’s Voser battles headwinds as pursues overhaul, new CEO

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ZURICH (Reuters) – ABB (ABBN.S) is pressing ahead with a review of its underperforming businesses and expects a customer slowdown and China-U.S. trade tensions to mean a turbulent year, its Chairman and interim Chief Executive Peter Voser told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Chairman Peter Voser of Swiss power technology and automation group ABB addresses the company’s Read More

Alexander the Great relation or Russian prankster? N. Macedonia PM duped into pledging church bribe

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Posing as the former president of Ukraine, a Russian prankster made North Macedonia’s PM agree to pay Constantinople for local church recognition, while bragging about his close family ties to Alexander the Great. Zoran Zaev has become the latest target of Vladimir ‘Vovan’ Kuznetsov and Alexei ‘Lexus’ Stolyarov, a duo who gained notoriety for their Read More