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California storms to dump up to 7 feet of snow, force evacuations

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(Reuters) – Big Pacific storms are set to dump up to seven feet (2.1 meters) of snow in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains and several inches of rain elsewhere in the state, forcing evacuations in areas at risk to mudslides. The first storm moved over Southern California on Tuesday, with rainfall of up to 3 inches Read More

Netflix, tech rally lift Wall Street as investors shrug off weak bank results

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as Netflix spurred a rally in technology and internet stocks and UnitedHealth posted strong results, while hopes of more stimulus for China’s slowing economy encouraged buying in risky assets. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January Read More

Stocks climb on hopes for China stimulus; euro slips after data

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major world stock markets climbed on Tuesday, helped by hopes of more stimulus for China’s economy, while the euro declined against the U.S. dollar following weak German economic data. FILE PHOTO: A trader looks at price monitors as he works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Read More

VW, Ford team up on trucks, eye deals on EVs, self-driving cars

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DETROIT (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) and Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday they will join forces on commercial vans and pickups and are exploring shared development of electric and self-driving technology, actions meant to save the automakers billions of dollars. The President and CEO of Ford Motor Company Jim Hackett, poses with Volkswagen CEO Read More

Volkswagen, Ford set alliance centered on vans, pickups

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DETROIT (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) and Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday they will join forces on commercial vans and pickups and also that they were exploring shared development of electric and self-driving technology, actions meant to save the automakers billions of dollars. The President and CEO of Ford Motor Company Jim Hackett, poses Read More

Stock futures flat as weak JPMorgan results offset China stimulus boost

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock futures pointed to a flat start on Tuesday, with an early boost from hopes of more Chinese stimulus for the economy fading following poor results from JPMorgan. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid JPMorgan Read More

French officers accused of raping tourist at police HQ

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Two French policemen are on trial on charges of gang-raping a Canadian tourist at police headquarters in Paris almost five years ago. The officers were working in the BRI anti-gang force at the time and are accused of raping the woman at 36 Quai des Orfevres – a famous address depicted in many crime films Read More

Trump tariff fail? China’s trade surplus with US hits highest level in more than decade

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Despite efforts by the Trump administration to pressure Beijing into reducing the US-China trade deficit, the trade surplus with the US still reached $323.32 billion last year – the highest level since 2006. The trade surplus grew 17 percent from around $275 billion a year ago, China’s General Administration of Customs announced on Monday. The Read More

Integrity Initiative faces setback in Norway: Public ‘skepticism’ of US hinders anti-Russia infowar

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Integrity Initiative’s crusade to create a lockstep anti-Russia narrative in Europe and the US has hit a roadblock: According to the shadowy organization, Norwegians are too skeptical of US politics and not adequately anti-Russia. A series of leaks have revealed that Scotland-based Integrity Initiative, which bills itself as a non-partisan warrior against disinformation and propaganda, Read More

Iranian cargo Boeing 707 crashes in residential area near Tehran

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A Boeing 707 air force cargo plane with 10 people on board has crashed in Iran amid harsh weather conditions, the Iranian Army has confirmed. The plane went down at Karaj airport, west of Tehran. The airplane departed from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, carrying cargo and 16 people, according to the semi-official Fars News Agency. The plane was Read More