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Short & distort? The ugly war between CEOs and activist critics

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – On the morning of July 11, Paul Pittman was on a corn farm in Western Illinois, unaware his company had taken a devastating hit. Joshua Mitts, Associate Professor of Law at Columbia University in New York City, is seen in this undated photo released from New York, NY, U.S., March 8, Read More

Google fined $1.7 billion for search ad blocks in third EU sanction

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European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager talks to the media at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google was fined 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) on Wednesday for blocking rival online search advertisers, the third large European Union antitrust penalty for the Alphabet business in two only Read More

Foxconn says Wisconsin factory production to launch by 2020

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(Reuters) – Foxconn Technology Group Ltd said on Monday it will complete work on a new factory in Wisconsin to assemble liquid crystal display screens and start production before the end of next year. FILE PHOTO: A Foxconn logo is seen before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump as he participates in the Foxconn Read More

ExxonMobil delays $1.9 billion Canada project amid oil-sands woes

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By Kevin Orland on 3/17/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) — ExxonMobil Corp. is delaying a C$2.6 billion ($1.9 billion) oil-sands project in Canada by at least a year as the nation’s energy industry grapples with a shortage of pipeline space and government-mandated production cuts. Exxon’s Canadian subsidiary, Imperial Oil Ltd., had originally planned to bring the 75,000-bopd Read More

Protesters storm public broadcaster HQ in Serbia, face off with riot police (VIDEOS)

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Scuffles broke out between opposition and riot police after protesters forced their way into the offices of a public broadcaster in Belgrade, demanding they be put on air. Police resorted to force to evict the crowd. Protesters against the government of Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic stormed the headquarters of the country’s public broadcaster RTS on Read More

SEC sues Volkswagen, ex-CEO over alleged emissions fraud on investors

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WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Volkswagen (VW) and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker’s diesel (gasoil) emissions scandal, alleging a “massive fraud” on U.S. investors. A Volkswagen logo is seen on a new car model at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Read More

'How to spot a Jew': Front-page headline in Polish paper openly sold in parliament sparks fury

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Shocked Polish lawmaker discovered that the newsstand in the nation’s parliament offered a newspaper with instructions on how to spot Jews by name and face, and tackle their “disinformation activities.” Right-wing Polish-language weekly Tylko Polska (Only Poland) ran a story with the headline ‘How to spot a Jew’. The purpose of the jarring article was Read More

EU Parliament head says Mussolini government did good things too, draws anger

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The president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, was again branded a secret fascist sympathizer after saying the government of Benito Mussolini did some good things for Italy. The Italian EU politician offered some cautious praise to the policies of the notorious dictator and ally of Adolf Hitler during World War II when he appeared Read More

‘ISIS & drugs everywhere’: Refugees face violence in notorious Moria camp, new doc shows

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Kurds and Yazidis are in fear of their lives as they try to survive amid rampant lawlessness and militant attacks in an overcrowded refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, a controversial new documentary shows. “My life has been in danger since the first day I arrived here. I haven’t got a good night’s Read More