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Tesla delivers record number of electric cars in quarter, shares up 7%

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) set a record for quarterly vehicle deliveries in a triumphant response to months of questions about demand for its luxury electric cars, sending shares up 7% after hours on Tuesday. Tesla did not comment on profit – which is still elusive – but the robust deliveries could help Read More

U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will step down in days, he said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA Read More

EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations, is stepping down June 30, the agency said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium Read More

Miss Universe India harassed by hooligans after she stands up for taxi driver during attack

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Police in the Indian city of Kolkata have arrested seven men after a Facebook post by former Miss Universe India and actress Ushoshi Sengupta about being assaulted by a rowdy gang in her home town went viral. Sengupta, who shot to fame after winning the ‘I Am She – Miss Universe’ beauty pageant in India Read More

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower

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TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil prices dipped as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns. A man looks on in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house Read More

Asia stocks cautious before Fed, oil on defensive

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns stemming from recent Middle East tensions. A man looks on in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Read More

Game of clones? Debate rages over claim GoT copied Indian show for iconic attack scene

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The dust may have settled in the aftermath of the final season of Game of Thrones, but that doesn’t mean the internet arguments have stopped, especially now that the showrunners have been accused of plagiarising Indian TV. Game of Thrones hero and master assassin Arya Stark proved to be the evil Night King’s undoing as Read More

Miss India winner finally chosen after pageant dogged by diversity criticism

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The winner of Miss India 2019 has finally been selected following weeks of criticism surrounding the pageant over lookalike contestants. Suman Rao, a 20-year-old college student from Rajasthan, took the title during the grand finale in Mumbai on Saturday. Rao will now move on to represent her country at Miss World 2019 in Thailand this Read More

Asian stocks subdued, oil near five-month low on U.S. inventory build

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks stuttered on Thursday, dogged by the uncertainty over an intractable U.S.-China trade dispute, while oil prices flirted with five-month lows thanks to higher U.S. crude inventories and a bleaker demand outlook. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic board showing stock prices as she poses in front of the Read More