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Trump has a fight on his hands in 2020 – he’s lost a major selling point

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By Amanda Walker, US correspondent Donald Trump never stopped campaigning – he actually filed for re-election on his inauguration day. But if the 23 Democrats who want to beat him get to have launch parties, so does he. His most devoted fans have been buying hats, attending rallies and handing over their cash throughout his Read More

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Reuters) – For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG’s Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South. FILE PHOTO: An American flag flies in front of the United Auto Workers union Read More

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad: lawmakers

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FILE PHOTO: The sun rises behind Fiddlers Ferry coal fired power station near Liverpool, northern England, December 15 2008. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation’s efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday. The report, which Read More

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad lawmakers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation’s efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday. The report, which targets financial support provided by the UK Export Finance (UKEF) agency, was published as Britain debates plans to set tougher climate goals Read More

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside a Google office near the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., May 8, 2019. Read More

How Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – It should have been a good day for Mexico’s veteran point man for trade with the rest of North America. But Jesus Seade had just wrapped up an optimistic speech to a friendly Mexican Senate, aimed at winning ratification for a regional free trade deal, when he was sideswiped. At 6:30 Read More

Alibaba plans bumper $20 billion HK listing to boost investment war chest: sources

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Alibaba is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a listing in Hong Kong, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, lining up a second blockbuster deal following its 2014 record $25 billion float in New York. The deal, the biggest follow-on share sale in seven years globally, would give Read More

Alibaba plans $20 billion HK listing, biggest follow-on sale in seven years: sources

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Alibaba is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a listing in Hong Kong, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, lining up a second blockbuster deal following its 2014 record $25 billion float in New York. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Alibaba Group is seen at an exhibition during Read More