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White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday. A Huawei logo is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile Read More

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant

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TORONTO (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Ford is seen on a 2020 Ford Explorer car at Ford’s Chicago Assembly Read More

Scrabble or anti-Semitism? Norwegian ‘Jewish pig’ cartoon courts controversy

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A satirical cartoon on Norwegian public television has drawn complaints about anti-Semitism, after it showed a man contemplating a derogatory term in a word puzzle game Scrabble, while playing against a Jew. Part of the NKR Humor series, the cartoon depicts an overweight man dressed as a Haredi Jew, playing Scrabble with a younger man Read More

Ebola forcing Congolese to change the way they bury the dead

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By John Sparks, Africa correspondent In Beni, they have changed the way they bury the dead. There is little ceremony now and there are no public prayers. Instead, traditional rituals have been replaced by an elaborate process designed to halt the spread of infection. This morning, at the city morgue, there was a little coffin Read More

Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid CSX Read More

Wall St. falls as CSX results point to damage from trade tensions

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes dipped on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid CSX Read More

FEATURE: Canadian oil traders see IMO 2020 risk easing on demand, changing market

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Houston — A surging differential for Western Canada’s benchmark heavy crude has traders and analysts wondering if predictions that tighter sulfur requirements for marine fuel will devalue the country’s oil assets are overblown. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “Nobody is talking about IMO 2020 anymore,” one Read More

‘Rubbish!’: Correa blasts CNN for claim that Assange made embassy into ‘command post for meddling’

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Former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has lashed out at CNN over a report claiming whistleblower Julian Assange turned the country’s embassy in London into a “command post for election meddling,” branding the story “rubbish.” In a Monday report, CNN alleged that the WikiLeaks founder had used the Ecuadorian embassy, where he lived under asylum for Read More

Argentina’s shale oil production growth pushes up refinery run rates

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Argentina’s surging shale oil production is feeding more supplies to the country’s refineries, helping to increase run rates, the Neuquen government said Wednesday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Refineries operated at an average of 78.3% of capacity in May, the highest rate in seven months, the Read More