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U.S. core capital goods orders unexpectedly fall in December

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WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in December amid declining demand for machinery and primary metals, pointing to a further slowdown in business spending on equipment that could crimp economic growth. People look at Deere equipment as they attend National Farm Machinery show in Louisville, Kentucky, February Read More

Johnson & Johnson receives federal subpoenas related to baby powder litigation

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it has received subpoenas from the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination in its signature Baby Powder product line. Bottles of Johnson’s baby powder are displayed in a store in New York City, U.S., January 22, 2019. Read More

Factbox: U.S., China drafting memorandums for possible trade deal

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(Reuters) – Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials are working this week to hash out language on six broad agreements that aim to resolve the most contentious issues in their seven-month trade war. <img src="https://s4.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20190221&t=2&i=1358738795&r=LYNXNPEF1K03S&w=450" aria-label="FILE PHOTO: Workers transport imported soybean products at a port in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo Read More

Exclusive: U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war – sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant progress yet toward ending a seven-month trade war, according to sources familiar with the negotiations. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, second from left, U.S. Trade Representative Read More

Google fails to disclose microphone in Nest Secure

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(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday it had made an “error” in not disclosing that its Nest Secure home security system had a built-in microphone in its devices. Earlier this month, Google said here Nest Secure would be getting an update and users could now enable its virtual assistant technology Google Assistant on Read More

U.S. judge dismisses boys' lawsuit against Trump climate rollbacks

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(Reuters) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by two Pennsylvania boys and an environmental group seeking to stop U.S. President Donald Trump from rolling back regulations addressing climate change, saying the court does not have power to tell the White House what to do. Disagreeing with a judge overseeing a similar case in Read More

Weekly share repurchase program transaction details

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Febuary 20, 2019  SBM Offshore reports the transaction details related to its EUR175 million (c. US$200 million) share repurchase program for the period February 14, 2019 through February 20, 2019. The repurchases were made under the EUR175 million share repurchase program announced on and effective from February 14th 2019.  The objective of the program is to Read More