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Leader of France’s ‘angry police’ found dead amid troubling pattern of officer suicides

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A policewoman who led a group that raised awareness about violence against French officers has been found dead, amid a wave of suicides in the country’s law enforcement community. Maggy Biskupski, 36, was discovered dead in her home outside Paris, having apparently shot herself with her service weapon. She was the founder and leader of Read More

Amazon picks New York City, Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Tuesday it will build offices for up to 25,000 people in New York City’s Queens borough and in Northern Virginia, near Washington, D.C., ending a year-long bidding war for a $5 billion second headquarters that will now be split in two. FILE PHOTO: A woman pushes Read More

Every breath you take: Indian capital's smog leaves children gasping for air

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Deepa Tampi worries a lot about the air her two children breathe. The garment exporter says she believes her 14-year-old daughter Mahika and 12-year-old son Vihaan both became asthmatic because of high levels of pollution in the New Delhi area. A schoolboy wearing a protective mask looks on from the inside Read More

Walmart Indian venture Flipkart loses CEO after misconduct probe

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FILE PHOTO – Binny Bansal, Group Chief Executive Officer of India’s largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, poses at the company’s headquarters in Bengaluru, India July 7, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa (Reuters) – The Chief Executive and co-founder of Walmart’s Indian venture Flipkart Group, Binny Bansal, has resigned following a probe into serious personal misconduct, Walmart Inc Read More

Veritas Capital, Elliott to buy Athenahealth for $5.7 billion

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FILE PHOTO – Jeff Immelt delivers a speech during the opening of a new tower of the Global Operations Center in San Pedro Garza Garcia, neighbouring Monterrey, Mexico May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril (Reuters) – Private equity firm Veritas Capital and hedge fund Elliott Management are buying AthenaHealth Inc (ATHN.O) for about $5.7 billion, the Read More

Citron's Left calls Tilray surge its 'worst day ever' in market

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Andrew Left, one of Wall Street’s most prominent short-sellers, said Tilray Inc gave his firm its “worst day ever in the market” two months ago when its shares almost doubled in one session, but he remains bearish on the Canadian cannabis company. Andrew Left, the founder of Citron Research, speaks during Read More

Citron's Left bearish on Canadian cannabis industry

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Citron Research’s Andrew Left, one of the most prominent short-sellers on Wall Street, is bearish on Canadian cannabis producers such as Tilray Inc, despite big gains last week, as he expects them to be overtaken by U.S. rivals once recreational marijuana is legalized in the United States, he told the Reuters Read More

Citron's Left makes U-turn and now sees value in China

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Andrew Left, whose Citron Research has published critical reports on Chinese companies and profited when their shares dropped, is now making a contrarian call by going long on some. Andrew Left, the founder of Citron Research, speaks during the Reuters Global Investment 2019 Outlook Summit, in New York, U.S., November 12, Read More

SoftBank seeks hard cash in Japan telco IPO

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TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of its Japanese telecoms business, in a deal that will seal the group’s transformation into a top global technology investor. Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son bows his head after his Read More

Apptio to go private in $1.94 billion with Vista Equity Partners

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(Reuters) – Software company Apptio Inc (APTI.O) said on Sunday it agreed to be bought by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $1.94 billion in cash, two years after going public. FILE PHOTO: Robert Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Vista Equity Partners, speaks at the Milken Institute’s 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, Read More