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Parents of French babies born with deformities angry after official probe yields no answers

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A much-delayed government report failed to identify the cause in a spate of arm malformations across France, and despite calls for a more in-depth study, scientists say a definitive explanation may never be found. Commissioned last year, the 265-page report examined 18 cases of congenital deformities since 2007 in four different regions across the country, Read More

Renault-Nissan audit findings submitted to French prosecutors

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The logos of car manufacturers Renault and Nissan are seen in front of dealerships of the companies in Reims, France, July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann PARIS (Reuters) – Renault (RENA.PA) has handed French prosecutors the conclusions of an audit into its joint finances with alliance partner Nissan (7201.T), the carmaker said on Friday. The audit, Read More

New Orleans port closes, refinery shuts as Tropical Storm Barry targets Louisiana

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New York — Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The Port of New Orleans has been closed to incoming traffic and Phillips 66 is shutting its Alliance refinery as Louisiana prepares to weather the hit from Tropical Storm Barry. Phillips 66 spokesman Dennis Nuss said Thursday non-essential Read More

Phillips 66 shuts in Alliance refinery ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: company

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Highlights Gulf Coast spot gasoline, jet prices on the rise Refined product, crude futures slightly higher Chevron Fourchon, Empire terminals still operating Houston — Phillips 66 is preparing to shut its 253,600 b/d Alliance refinery in Belle Chasse, the company said Thursday, the first plant to shut ahead of the storm bearing down on the Read More

UK’s competition regulator to examine Amazon investment in Deliveroo

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The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator served an initial enforcement order on Amazon (AMZN.O) and Deliveroo on Friday, seeking to pause the e-commerce giant’s investment in the online food delivery company. Amazon led a $575 million fundraising Read More

Tech exodus: HP, Dell, Microsoft, and others to reportedly shift production out of China

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Global technology companies are reportedly seeking to move substantial production capacity out of China due to the trade conflict with the United States. Sources told the Nikkei Asian Review that major personal computer (PC) producers HP and Dell are planning to shift up to 30 percent of their notebook production out of China. The move Read More

Traders expect China to announce third round of product export quotas in the fall

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Asian oil product traders expect to see a third round of export quotas to be issued by the end of September to October amid the expansion of refining capacity in the country, trade sources told S&P Global Platts this week. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “As Read More

‘Dragonfly’ drone to search for ‘building blocks of life’ on Titan

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NASA is sending a rotorcraft to Saturn’s ice moon Titan to continue its search for the “building blocks of life”. The new mission could “revolutionise what we know about life in the universe”, the US space agency said. The Dragonfly has eight rotors and “flies like a large drone”. Image: The Dragonfly will set off Read More

Your Money: Make a paycheck checkup easier, despite the IRS

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Internal Revenue Service would like American taxpayers to look over their paystubs and make sure they are withholding the right amount – please. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington May 27, 2015. . REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo In the first year of Read More

New tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy, researchers say

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Researchers have developed a new tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtle face and head movements along with unique artifacts in video files, and apparently can identify such fakes with up to 96 percent Read More