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Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network: Washington Post

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A Huawei signage is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the Chinese company put on a U.S. black list because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported Read More

Philips sales spurred by rising Chinese healthcare spending

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips (PHG.AS) post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter, putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Dutch technology company Philips’ logo is seen at company headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Eva Read More

Dutch firm Philips tops quarterly sales estimates as growth picks up

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch health technology company Philips (PHG.AS) on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6% rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, helped by strong demand for its hospital equipment in China and the United States. FILE PHOTO: Dutch technology company Philips’ logo is seen at company headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 29, 2019. Read More

Fire forces Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy again

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FILE PHOTO: The Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery is shown following a recent fire that caused significant damage to the complex, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Laila Kearney/File Photo (Reuters) – Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy in less than two years on Sunday, a court filing showed, Read More

Philips second-quarter results top estimates as growth picks up

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FILE PHOTO: Dutch technology company Philips’ logo is seen at company headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Eva Plevier/File Photo AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch health technology company Philips (PHG.AS) on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6% rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, helped by strong demand for its hospital equipment in China and Read More

UK to send 250 troops to Mali for dangerous peacekeeping mission

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By Alistair Bunkall, defence and security correspondent, in Mali The UK is to send 250 troops to Mali in the biggest peace-keeping deployment since Bosnia and potentially the most dangerous mission for British forces since Afghanistan. The soldiers will form a long-range reconnaissance task group, specifically chosen for their ability to operate in small teams Read More

Hong Kong police seize explosives at storehouse used by pro-independence group

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One person was arrested after Hong Kong police discovered a stash of explosives and weapons, stored along with banners and clothes bearing an emblem of the Hong Kong National Front (HKNF) party, in a raid on Friday night. Also on rt.com 100,000+ brave rain in Hong Kong in show of support to police Police said Read More

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday. A Huawei logo is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile Read More

Brazil to extend probe into Vale dam disaster into early 2020: official

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s mining secretary said on Friday he expects the sector’s main regulator to extend its investigation until January 2020 into the causes of the Vale SA mining dam collapse that killed at least 240 people. FILE PHOTO: A helmet with a logo of Vale SA is seen in a collapsed tailings dam Read More

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, Read More