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Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word case

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(Editor’s note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 9.) By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” words and symbols, ruling in a case involving a clothing brand with an indelicate name that the law violates Read More

Supreme Court invalidates law banning foul language trademarks

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(Editor’s note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 11, 15.) FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” Read More

Danske Bank ousts former interim CEO after customers overcharged

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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danske Bank has dismissed its former interim chief executive Jesper Nielsen after customers were overcharged for an investment product, a first step by its new boss to restore trust in the troubled lender. FILE PHOTO: Danske Bank interim CEO Jesper Nielsen speaks at a public hearing at the Danish parliament in Copenhagen, Read More

Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, ‘smart’ homes

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India’s tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of “location, location, location” that was their main consideration – it was “peace of mind”. FILE PHOTO: High-rise residential buildings are seen in Read More

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply

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PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defenses and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran. A Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter of the Belgian Air Force performs at the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France June 22, 2019. Read More

X-Prize winner: Children are not a product

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Media playback is unsupported on your device The winner of Elon Musk’s global learning X-Prize award says children should not become the “product” of large data-gathering companies. Andrew Ashe is a former teacher and the chief executive of UK-based learning software company onebillion.org. In May, the company won $5m (£3.95m) when it was named joint Read More

NYMEX RBOB rallies nearly 7 cents following PES refinery fire

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Highlights Philadelphia FD: PES fire ‘not under control, but contained’ Transatlantic clean tanker rates jump on import expectations Physical reaction muted as traders adopt wait and see approach New York — Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NYMEX refined products settled at a three-week high amid supply Read More

RBOB surges following explosion at PES Philadelphia refinery

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New York — NYMEX RBOB futures rose sharply Friday following an explosion and subsequent fire overnight at Philadelphia Energy Solutions’ 335,000 b/d refinery in Pennsylvania. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NYMEX July RBOB was up 5.88 cents at $1.8451/gal and July ULSD was 2.81 cents higher Read More

Citi hires slew of senior bankers away from rivals

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FILE PHOTO: The Citigroup Inc (Citi) logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc has hired a slew of senior bankers from rivals as it looks to bolster its investment bank, the bank said on Friday. The New York-based Read More

New tokens thrive in crypto market but sales raise questions

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) have been the latest darlings in raising funds for cryptocurrency projects, but intensifying regulatory scrutiny and investors’ concern about the viability of the companies raising capital are flashing red flags. FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin.com buttons are seen displayed on the floor of the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference Read More