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Facebook busts Israeli influence campaign that targeted elections on 3 continents

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Facebook has uncovered an extensive Israeli-run political influence campaign that has been ‘changing reality according to clients’ wishes’ targeting elections in African, Latin America and Asian nations for years. The social media platform has shut down 65 Facebook accounts, 161 pages, 23 groups, 12 events, and four Instagram accounts run out of Israel, citing its Read More

Facebook busts Israeli election-meddling network that targeted elections on 3 continents for 7 YEARS

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Facebook has uncovered an extensive Israeli-run political influence campaign that has been ‘changing reality according to clients’ wishes’ targeting elections in African, Latin America and Asian nations for years. The social media platform has shut down 65 Facebook accounts, 161 pages, 23 groups, 12 events, and four Instagram accounts run out of Israel, citing its Read More

Mexico City declares environment emergency as fires hurt air quality

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A general view shows a building during high levels of pollution in Mexico City, Mexico, May 14, 2019. Picture taken through a glass window. REUTERS/Henry Romero MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world’s most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed Read More

Asian shares fall to three-and-a-half month low as trade war escalates

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Fresh U.S.-China tariff war volleys pressured Asian shares on Tuesday, but comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that he expects trade negotiations to be successful aided sentiment. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

Global stock markets plunge after China responds in kind to US tariffs

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Global equities fell on Monday after Beijing said it would impose new levies on goods from the US in response to tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on Chinese imports last week. Asian stocks fell broadly, with Nikkei 225 index dropping 0.7 percent and the Shanghai Composite shedding 1.2 percent. Chinese yuan fell to its Read More

Dropsafe partners with Pacific Automation to tackle Australian dropped object risks

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5/13/2019 LONDON — Dropsafe, the global provider of Dropped Object prevention technology, has announced a new exclusive distributor partnership with Pacific Automation, the Australia-based distributor of industrial equipment to the oil and gas (O&G) industry. The partnership will bolster Dropsafe’s regional presence as the market seeks to tackle the prominent safety, reputational and financial risks Read More

China defiant toward U.S. on trade, Kudlow urges strong enforcement steps

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any “bitter fruit” that harmed its interests. U.S. President Donald Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S. President Donald Trump’s Read More

Oxy CEO forms MandA dream team from a position of strength

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By Kevin Crowley and Rachel Adams-Heard on 5/12/2019 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s Vicki Hollub defended her $38 billion pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. as she and eight other company directors survived a shareholder vote that had turned into a proxy referendum on the deal. Investors won’t get to vote on the Anadarko takeover Read More

U.S. and China at impasse over trade, Kudlow says new tariffs will remain

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any “bitter fruit” that harmed its interests. U.S. President Donald Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S. President Donald Trump’s Read More

Teva Pharm CFO says company did not conspire to fix prices

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is seen during a news conference to discuss the company’s 2019 outlooks in Tel Aviv, Israel, February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries’ chief financial officer on Sunday reiterated that the company has done nothing wrong in the wake of a price-fixing Read More