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'I brace myself': anxious search for the missing in California fire

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(Reuters) – Rose Farrell was an independent-minded 99-year-old determined to live by herself in Paradise, California. A caregiver checked on her daily and she relied on a walker, but still had her car in her driveway. A view of homes destroyed by the Camp Fire is seen in Paradise, California, U.S. November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Read More

Asia shares absorb Nvidia blow, sterling licks its wounds

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets turned mixed on Friday as hopes for a thaw in the Sino-U.S. trade standoff were tempered by disappointing results from U.S. chipmaker Nvidia Corp which slugged the tech sector. An employee of a foreign exchange trading company works in front of monitors in Tokyo, Japan November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Read More

Wall Street climbs on hopes of easing trade tensions

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on optimism the United States and China could resolve their trade dispute, after a news report said Washington would pause further tariffs on Chinese imports. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Apache Donates 50,000 Trees in Four States

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HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) has announced the donation of 50,000 trees through its annual Apache Tree Grant Program. Partnering with 59 nonprofit organizations across Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico, the program focuses on community enhancement and wildlife habitat improvement projects. Plantings from this year’s grants began Read More

Wall Street under pressure from weak earnings, Brexit concerns

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks struggled on Thursday as an attempt by technology companies to rebound from this week’s sharp losses was outweighed by a batch of weak results and Brexit-related concerns. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Department store Read More

Wall Street hit by weak earnings, Brexit concerns

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as a batch of weak earnings and Brexit-related concerns sparked a sixth day of selling, with high-growth stocks such as Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Facebook Inc (FB.O) taking a hit. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., November Read More

Strong U.S. economy boosts Walmart's third-quarter sales

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N) reported higher-than-expected quarterly U.S. comparable sales on Thursday and raised its full year outlook as a strong economy boosted customer store visits and e-commerce purchases grew as it sold more groceries online. FILE PHOTO: A shopper is seen in the aisle of a Walmart store in Woodstock, Georgia, Read More

Sterling, euro stocks scuttled as Brexit deal slams the rocks

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LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling tumbled and the rest of Europe’s share markets groaned on Thursday after a long-awaited Brexit agreement was thrown into chaos as Britain’s chief negotiator for the deal quit just hours after it had been unveiled. A shop cash register is seen with both Sterling and Euro currency in the till at Read More

Apple supplier AMS cuts forecast, indicating poor iPhone demand

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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s AMS (AMS.S), which makes facial recognition technology, became the latest Apple supplier to cut its revenue forecast, adding to growing evidence that the latest iPhones are not selling well. The logo of the multinational semiconductor manufacturer AMS (Austria Mikro Systeme) is seen during a annual news conference, in Zurich, Switzerland February Read More

Apple Stores to employ human trafficking victims

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Apple has announced a programme to help human trafficking victims get behind-the-scenes jobs at its stores. The technology company has teamed up with an NGO that will help the victims pass interviews for caretaker and landscaping posts among other roles. The individuals will not be identified to Apple and will be employed by its suppliers Read More