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Knox in Italy for first time since acquittal to discuss ‘murder I didn’t commit’

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Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since being acquitted of killing British student Meredith Kercher in Perugia. The American former exchange student, 31, is due to take part in a panel discussion on wrongful convictions in Modena on Saturday. Accompanied by her mother Edda Mellas and fiance Christopher Robinson at Milan’s Read More

Trump ready to slap more tariffs on China after G20 meeting

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he does not reach a trade deal with China’s president at a Group of 20 summit later this month. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs Read More

Trump ready to slap new tariffs on China after G20 meeting

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he does not reach a trade deal with China’s president at a G20 summit later this month. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs for travel Read More

United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon: source

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(Reuters) – United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A sign marks the Raytheon offices in Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S. January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Read More

United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon: sources

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(Reuters) – United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A sign marks the Raytheon offices in Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S. January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Read More

Amazon’s Bezos says robotic hands will be ready for commercial use in next 10 years

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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday he expects there will be commercial robots in the next 10 years that can grasp items as reliably as humans, a development that could lead to the automation of warehouse jobs around the world. FILE PHOTO: Founder, Chairman, CEO and President of Read More

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress

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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology. In the past year Amazon has found itself at the center of a growing debate over the use of facial recognition Read More

Fingerprints and finances: next Wells Fargo CEO will be under regulatory microscope

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – From submitting their fingerprints to giving up their tax records, Wells Fargo & Co’s next chief executive will go through a vetting process that could rival that of top U.S. government officials. A Wells Fargo logo is seen in New York City, U.S. January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith     Comptroller of the Read More