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Tesla faces delivery bottleneck at close of second quarter: Electrek

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FILE PHOTO: A Tesla Model 3 is seen in a showroom in Los Angeles, California U.S. January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – Shares of Tesla Inc fell 1.7% on Tuesday after news website Electrek reported that the electric-car maker has so far delivered 49,000 vehicles in North America during the second quarter, threatening its Read More

Wall Street sinks as hopes fade for rate cuts, trade progress

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street stock indexes fell on Tuesday, led by a sharp selloff in technology shares, as simmering trade concerns and disappointing economic data sent buyers to the sidelines, while the Federal Reserve chairman pushed back on pressure from President Donald Trump to cut interest rates. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the Read More

Wall Street drops on trade worries, Fed Chair Powell’s speech

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street lost ground on Tuesday as simmering trade concerns, combined with disappointing economic data, sent buyers to the sidelines, where they remained after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell pushed back on pressure from President Donald Trump to cut rates. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Read More

Wall St. sinks on trade jitters ahead of Powell speech

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street lost ground on Tuesday as simmering geopolitical and trade concerns, combined with disappointing economic data, kept buyers at bay and investors looked to remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell expected later in the session. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange Read More

Facebook: Nick Clegg says ‘no evidence’ of Russian interference in Brexit vote

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There is “absolutely no evidence” Russia influenced the Brexit result using Facebook, the company’s vice-president, Sir Nick Clegg, has said. The former deputy PM told the BBC the company had carried out analyses of its data and found no “significant attempt” by outside forces to sway the vote. Instead, he argued that “the roots to Read More

Rwanda’s rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase

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KIGALI (Reuters) – Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday. A black rhinoceros, that was shipped to Rwanda from Zoo Safari Park Dvur Read More

Down the yellow brick road: China buying gold & dumping dollar assets as trade war with US escalates

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Gold prices rallied to six-year highs last week and continued posting gains on Monday at $1,403 per ounce. China boosting its gold stockpile, to shift away from the US dollar, has added to the precious metal’s resurgence. The People’s Bank of China has purchased more than 70 tons of gold since December, according to the Read More

Army chief and regional president killed in coup attempt in Ethiopia

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A coup attempt in Ethiopia has been foiled by government forces, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a TV address on Sunday. The army’s chief of staff and the head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state were killed along with several others. The uprising took place in Bahir Dar, Amhara state, a region just outside the Ethiopian Read More

India’s space startups ignite investor interest

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India, catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race. Bellatrix Aerospace CEO Rohan Ganapathy stands next to a vacuum chamber at their laboratory Read More

Robocalls in the crosshairs of bipartisan House bill

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Will the scourge of robocalls ever become a thing of the past? A flurry of proposals on Capitol Hill, including a bill that has bipartisan support in the House of Representatives, could make a dent in curbing the proliferation of ubiquitous spam calls. The House’s Stopping Bad Robocalls Act would toughen requirements for carriers like Verizon Read More