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Tokyo court denies latest bail request of Nissan's Ghosn

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Carlos Ghosn’s latest request for bail was rejected by a Tokyo court on Tuesday, despite the ousted Nissan chairman offering to wear an electronic ankle tag in an unusual bid to win release after two months of detention for alleged financial crimes. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Read More

IMF, CEOs sound warnings as leaders gather in Davos

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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund trimmed its global growth forecasts on Monday and a survey showed increasing pessimism among business chiefs as trade tensions and uncertainty loomed over the world’s biggest annual gathering of the rich and powerful. International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde attends a news conference ahead of Read More

Unscrupulous reporting: BuzzFeed’s ‘Russiagate’ stories were constant source of controversy

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BuzzFeed’s credibility has been seemingly dented by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s recent dismissal of one of its ‘Russiagate’ stories. However, it is not the first time its stories on Russia raised flags or were proven false. The New York-based news outlet has been holding nothing back over the recent years as it diligently pressed the Read More

'Mistreated in prison, family kept in the dark' – ex-colleague of detained Iranian journalist to RT

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US-born journalist Marzieh Hashemi had her religious rights violated in jail, where she was put shortly after coming to the US from Iran, her representative has told RT. Her family, meanwhile, has received no answers from the FBI. Nargess Moballeghi, an independent journalist and a former colleague of Hashemi, who was detained by the US Read More

Shutdown clouds outlook for consumer-driven U.S. economic growth

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – After tax cuts, rising incomes and buoyant stock markets set off a consumer boom in 2018, signs are emerging that the main engine of U.S. economic growth could sputter, and a record-long government shutdown further muddies the waters. FILE PHOTO: A federal worker left unpaid or furloughed collects a free bag Read More

Ex-Symantec executive Canellos joins Ericom Software as CEO

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ex-Symantec executive David Canellos has joined Ericom Software as chief executive officer, the security software provider said on Thursday, just a month after his departure from Symantec. The move follows multiple key executive exits at Symantec late last year, including president and chief operating officer Michael Fey, chief marketing officer Michael Read More

US will 'quit all treaties' & 'make militarization of space inevitable' with new Trump doctrine

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President Donald Trump’s promise to be “far worse than anybody, if need be” by developing space weapon tech “faster than the rest of the world” will spark a new arms race without ensuring US safety, says leading Russian expert. “The militarization of space is inevitable, and the United States will quit any relevant non-proliferation treaty Read More

Why a Libyan oilfield grab could be a boon or bane for exports

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By Salma El Wardany on 1/17/2019 CAIRO (Bloomberg) — Forces loyal to Libya’s eastern leader Khalifa Haftar have swept into the country’s lawless and oil-rich southern region to expel militants and secure energy facilities. The operation, if successful, could put Haftar in control of most of Libya’s oil fields and help rejuvenate exports from OPEC’s Read More