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Amazon picks New York City and Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) picked America’s financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C. FILE PHOTO: A woman pushes a stroller at Gantry Plaza State Park, in Long Island Read More

Amazon picks New York City, Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Tuesday it will build offices for up to 25,000 people in New York City’s Queens borough and in Northern Virginia, near Washington, D.C., ending a year-long bidding war for a $5 billion second headquarters that will now be split in two. FILE PHOTO: A woman pushes Read More

Trump's steel tariffs create big profits but few new jobs

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SEDALIA, Missouri (Reuters) – Nucor Corp, America’s largest steelmaker, planned a new plant in Sedalia, Missouri, long before U.S. President Donald Trump imposed tariffs to protect the industry – and it does not need them to make money. Residents sit on their porch in Sedalia, Missouri, U.S., October 3, 2018. Picture taken October 3, 2018. Read More

Amazon to pick NYC, Northern Virginia for split 'HQ2': source

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will on Tuesday announce it has selected New York and Northern Virginia for its second headquarters, a source told Reuters, ending a more than year-long contest that has seen frenzied bidding from locales across North America. FILE PHOTO: Amazon boxes are seen stacked for delivery in the Manhattan borough Read More

Amazon to pick NYC, Northern Virginia for split “HQ2”: source

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will on Tuesday announce it has selected New York and Northern Virginia for its second headquarters, a source told Reuters, ending a more than year-long contest that has seen frenzied bidding from locales across North America. FILE PHOTO: Amazon boxes are seen stacked for delivery in the Manhattan borough Read More

NGO exposed teaching migrants how to trick ‘f***ing stupid’ EU border guards

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A group that helped over 15,000 refugees and migrants to get into Europe has been caught on tape admitting to systematically training asylum seekers to exploit screening interviews by feigning trauma and persecution. Ariel Ricket, the executive director of Advocates Abroad, a major non-profit NGO which provides legal aid to migrants, has been caught on Read More

Trade war and censors blow chill wind through China's giant tech scene

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Wang Miaoyi’s small one-bedroom apartment, which doubles as her design studio, is overflowing with game magazines, figurines and boxes of sci-fi novels. Game developer Wang Miaoyi works in her studio that is located in her appartment in Beijing, October 29, 2018.REUTERS/Thomas Peter The 30-year old game developer is a child of the Read More

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty award

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Amnesty International has withdrawn its top human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi, saying she “no longer represents a symbol of hope”. Myanmar’s de-facto leader was given the Ambassador Of Conscience award in 2009 while under house arrest after years of opposing the military regime. At the time, Amnesty hailed her as a “symbol Read More

Citron's Left makes U-turn and now sees value in China

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Andrew Left, whose Citron Research has published critical reports on Chinese companies and profited when their shares dropped, is now making a contrarian call by going long on some. Andrew Left, the founder of Citron Research, speaks during the Reuters Global Investment 2019 Outlook Summit, in New York, U.S., November 12, Read More

Dozens of rebels killed in Yemeni port city

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At least 149 people have been killed in 24 hours of fighting between government loyalists and rebels in Yemen’s city of Hodeidah. Seven civilians were among those who died, medics and military sources said. The Red Sea port city has been controlled by Houthi rebels since 2014 and is a vital entry point for aid Read More