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Israel to make exception in allowing BDS-supporting Omar & Tlaib into the country

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Israel said it will allow BDS-supporting US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter the country, in a departure from its travel ban on supporters of the pro-Palestinian movement. “Out of respect for Congress and the great alliance between Israel and America, we would not deny entry to pro-BDS congresswomen,” Israel’s ambassador to the Read More

Judge rules against hedge funds that challenged 2016 Jarden deal

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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – A Delaware judge ruled against hedge funds on Friday that tried to get more cash out of Newell Brands Inc’s (NWL.O) 2016 acquisition of consumer goods company Jarden Corp, the latest setback for a once-popular investment strategy known as appraisal. Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights of the Court of Chancery found that Read More

Outgoing Schlumberger CEO Kibsgaard lands $6 million consulting deal

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7/19/2019 NEW YORK – Schlumberger’s Paal Kibsgaard may be leaving his job, but he’ll collect paychecks for years to come. The outgoing chief executive officer will continue to lift his $2 million annual salary through July 31, 2022, in exchange for providing “certain services” and agreeing not to take a job at a rival, according Read More

Jet Airways’ lenders approve interim finance plan for the carrier

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FILE PHOTO: Jet Airways aircraft are seen parked at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo MUMBAI (Reuters) – Lenders to Jet Airways (JET.NS) agreed on Friday to provide some interim financing to the bankrupt airline to help it cover legal and other costs, as resolution experts Read More

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation

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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, but said its use could be reinstated if the government meets certain conditions. FILE PHOTO: A peasant holds up coca leaves collected from his crops in Cauca, Read More

Boeing takes $4.9 billion charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes

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SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger planes after two deadly crashes. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Boeing is displayed on a screen on the floor Read More

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants’ data, underlining regulators’ increasing focus on how tech companies exploit customer information. U.S. tech giants Amazon, Google and Facebook have been in the regulatory spotlight as antitrust enforcers examine how they use data Read More

Sports Direct delays results as House of Fraser deal backfires

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LONDON (Reuters) – British retailer Sports Direct (SPD.L) has delayed publishing its annual results, warning problems integrating its purchase of House of Fraser stores and increased scrutiny of its accounts could affect the financial guidance it gave in December. Shares in the company, controlled by Newcastle United soccer club owner Mike Ashley, dropped as much Read More

‘The Green Goblin!’: Onlookers delighted as armed flyboard rider soars over Paris

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A French inventor has demonstrated his flyboard for President Emmanuel Macron and EU leaders, by whizzing above the Champs-Elysees in Paris –armed with a rifle– as part of the Bastille Day celebrations. Frank Zapata flew his turbine engine-powered hoverboard above a group of dignitaries and military personnel gathered to celebrate the national holiday on Sunday. Read More