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Israel run by Netanyahu’s ‘rightwing racist government’, Bernie Sanders says

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Democratic 2020 hopeful Bernie Sanders called the government of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu “racist” during a CNN town hall. Another blue candidate, Beto O’Rourke, used similar wording to blast the Israeli leader. Speaking on Monday, the popular Vermont senator was asked to comment on how his long-standing criticism of Netanyahu – who this month won Read More

U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Monday demanded that all buyers of Iranian oil stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions, a move to choke off Tehran’s oil revenues which sent crude prices to six-month highs on fears of a potential supply crunch. The Trump administration’s move on Monday not to renew exemptions Read More

Goldman Sachs to layoff 98 bank employees in New York

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FILE PHOTO: A view of the Goldman Sachs stall on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 16, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc plans to lay off nearly 100 employees in New York in the coming months, according to a filing the bank made with New Read More

Goldman offers fresh details on overhaul progress as revenue slides

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(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc offered new tidbits about its sweeping operational overhaul when reporting first-quarter results on Monday, but investors focused on revenue declines across nearly all its main businesses, sending shares lower. FILE PHOTO: The ticker symbol and logo for Goldman Sachs is displayed on a screen on the floor at the Read More

Criticism mounts of Trump pick for U.S. Federal Reserve

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Potential Federal Reserve board nominee Stephen Moore, picked by U.S. President Donald Trump, faced new criticism on Friday, with Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren accusing him of lacking competencies to serve in that role. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Marvel, monsters and ‘Mandalorian’ coming to Disney+ app

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co unveiled new details on Thursday about Disney+, a family-friendly digital video subscription that is set to debut later this year and compete with Netflix Inc. FILE PHOTO: The entrance to Walt Disney studios is seen in Burbank, California, U.S. August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo The ad-free service Read More

How to say the ‘R-word’: bank executives grapple with recession talk

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Executives at the largest U.S. banks are grappling with how to best talk about the slowing economy and its impact on their businesses as they enter earnings season, people familiar with their thinking told Reuters. Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup Michael Corbat speaks at a European Financial Forum event in Dublin, Read More

Virgin Galactic’s first test passenger gets commercial astronaut wings

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(Reuters) – Virgin Galactic’s first test passenger received her commercial astronaut wings from the U.S. aviation regulator on Tuesday after flying on the company’s rocket plane to evaluate the customer experience in February. Virgin Galactic rocket plane, the WhiteKnightTwo carrier airplane, with SpaceShipTwo passenger craft takes off from Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, Read More