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Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus is poised to break records by launching the longest-range narrow-body jetliner at the Paris Airshow this week, but jetmakers are having to rethink their mantra on comfort as they squeeze ever more miles out of jets designed for shorter trips. FILE PHOTO: A man stands at an Airbus trade pavilion at Read More

OPEC warns that trade tensions are hurting global oil demand

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By Grant Smith on 6/13/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — OPEC said that international trade tensions are hurting demand for oil, slashing its estimates for consumption earlier in the year and predicting further challenges ahead. The organization, due to meet in the coming weeks to set production levels for the second half, said demand increased by less Read More

China surveillance fears drive protesters analogue

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The Chinese government’s surveillance apparatus is driving protesters away from digital technologies while police activity ramps up in Hong Kong. An estimated million demonstrators have gathered in recent days to peacefully protest against an extradition bill which they fear Beijing would use to attack political opponents. Panic spreads as riot officers fire tear gas Officers Read More

US EPA readies proposal for 2020-21 biofuel mandate

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Highlights EPA says on track to release final volumes on time Trump to tour Iowa ethanol plant Tuesday Warren criticizes small refinery waivers Washington — The US Environmental Protection Agency is close to releasing its proposal for how much biofuel refiners must blend into the US transportation fuel supply next year, a spokesman said Monday. Read More

‘Peruvian Rapunzel’ launches long-locked bid to set record for hair length

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Published time: 10 Jun, 2019 16:52 A 24-year-old woman dubbed the ‘Peruian Rapunzel’ is hoping to claim the world record for the longest hair, with shining tresses currently measuring an astonishing 5.8 feet (1.7 meters) in length. The current record stands at 4.99 feet, but Noemi Elizabeth Romero Huaman is confident her impressively long hair Read More

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees’ access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some of the world’s biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A woman Read More

Anadarko pressed Occidental for cash, expecting investor opposition -filing

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Anadarko Petroleum exacted a top price for itself by repeatedly spurning Occidental Petroleum’s approaches and pushing for all-cash offers, reasoning the market might react negatively to the blockbuster $38 billion deal, according to securities filings released on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is seen in The Woodlands, Texas, U.S., April 30, Read More

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years: U.S. lawmakers

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FILE PHOTO: The cockpit of Jet Airways Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircarft is pictured during its induction ceremony at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport in Mumbai, India, June 28, 2018. Picture taken June 28, 2018. REUTERS/Abhirup Roy/File Photo SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was Read More

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020

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TORONTO (Reuters) – Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appeared before a Canadian judge. FILE PHOTO: Huawei’s Financial Chief Meng Wanzhou leaves her family home in Vancouver, British Columbia, Read More