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Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions. Firefighting planes were coming in from Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Croatia, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said. Read More

Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – As China’s yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank’s atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency. FILE PHOTO: A China yuan note is seen in this illustration photo May 31, Read More

Israel seeks ‘friendly international help’ amid raging wildfires (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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Tel Aviv is considering seeking help from “friendly” neighbors as the country was hit by an extreme heatwave and subsequent wildfires that have already destroyed dozens of houses and displaced some 3,500 people. Raging fires forced evacuation of several small towns in central Israel on Thursday. The blazes affected wooded areas between Jerusalem and Tel Read More

Tesla drops for sixth straight session, down 20% since share offer

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FILE PHOTO: CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk poses during a television interview after his company’s initial public offering at the NASDAQ market in New York, June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Shares of Tesla fell for a sixth straight session on Wednesday after Citi cut its price target on the Read More

Tesla stock and bonds tumble as investors fret about costs and safety

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla’s stock and bonds tumbled on Monday as investors worried about the automaker’s cash burn and problems with an Autopilot system that CEO Elon Musk has held out as key to the electric car maker’s future. FILE PHOTO: People visit a Tesla booth during the media day for the Shanghai auto Read More

Imperiled Dutch PM’s party: Vote us, or our Kremlin-loving rivals will give country to Putin

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When you get crushed at the ballot box and want to undercut the guys who beat you, the best strategy is to say they are in love with the Kremlin and want to sell the country to Putin, the ruling Dutch party apparently believes. People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), the party of Dutch Read More

Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated and markets extended their losses, promising a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, even as fears escalated about a protracted battle. In a string of early-morning tweets, Trump kept up his “America First” agenda in support Read More

Trump defends China trade negotiations, vows deal will happen

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated and markets extended their losses, promising a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, even as fears escalated about a protracted battle. In series of early-morning tweets, Trump kept up his “America First” agenda in support of Read More

Tobacco company gets burned using young Instagram stars to promote its product

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Tobacco giant Philip Morris has been exposed using glamourous, influential young social media stars to promote its new heated cigarette device, violating its own rules about using young people in its promotional campaigns. Reuters found the company was using young social media stars to sell its new heated tobacco device, IQOS. It sent the company Read More

Tanker collision, gasoline spill closes portion of Houston Ship Channel

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – A barge carrying gasoline capsized and leaked its cargo into the Houston Ship Channel near Bayport, Texas, following a collision on Friday with a 755-foot tanker, officials said. No injuries were reported. It was unclear how much gasoline spilled out of the breached barge, which partially sank. Salvage teams were at the Read More