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UPS will not join FedEx lawsuit against U.S. government

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(Reuters) – United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it would not join a lawsuit FedEx Corp filed against the U.S. government that argues FedEx should not be held liable if it inadvertently shipped products in violation of an export ban. FILE PHOTO: The logo of United Parcel Service is seen at the new package Read More

Exclusive: In a world first, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts

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PARIS (Reuters) – In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France’s minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday. O, whose father is South Korean, is one of French President Emmanuel Macron’s earliest followers, and has Read More

Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Federal Reserve officials on Tuesday pushed back on market expectations and presidential pressure for the central bank to deliver a significant U.S. interest rate cut of half a percentage point as soon as its next meeting. Chairman Jerome Powell defended the central bank’s independence from President Donald Trump and financial markets, Read More

Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gold soared to an almost six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncertainty that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in July as has been expected. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the main trading floor after the opening bell at Read More

Palestinians bring out flags & DONKEYS to show disdain for Trump’s Mideast conference (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank marched and clashed with police to protest a US-brokered conference in Bahrain, where business delegations from the Middle East and beyond discuss Washington’s plan for Palestine. Thousands took to the streets to condemn the conference, which began in the city of Manama on Tuesday with a workshop dubbed ‘Peace Read More

Bombardier exits commercial aviation with sale of regional jet business to Mitsubishi

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(Reuters) – Bombardier Inc said on Tuesday it will sell its money-losing regional jet business to Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) for $550 million in cash, in a deal marking the Canadian plane and train maker’s exit from commercial aviation. FILE PHOTO: Bombardier’s logo is seen on the building of the company’s service centre Read More

PG&E bondholders propose bankruptcy exit plan worth up to $30 billion

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A committee of bondholders of PG&E Corp’s utility unit on Tuesday proposed a bankruptcy reorganization plan that would inject up to $30 billion to help the California power provider emerge from Chapter 11 and pay off its liability from wildfires. FILE PHOTO: A PG&E truck carrying an American Flag drives past Read More

Comcast’s SKY Italia appoints Maximo Ibarra as new CEO

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FILE PHOTO: Sky parabolic antennas are seen on roof of the Sky Italia buildings on the outskirts of Milan, Italy, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/ Stefano Rellandini MILAN (Reuters) – SKY Italia has appointed Maximo Ibarra as its new chief executive effective Oct. 1 as it expands its business, the Italian unit of U.S. media group Read More

International Petroleum Corporation announces commencement of drilling program in Malaysia

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TORONTO, June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Petroleum Corporation (IPC) (TSX, Nasdaq Stockholm: IPCO) is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling of the first well in a planned multi-well drilling program on Block PM307, located offshore Peninsular Malaysia. IPC is the operator of Block PM307 and holds a 75% working interest, with Read More