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Embattled Facebook CEO Zuckerberg seeks to mend fences in Washington

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has met with some of his company’s toughest critics, facing aggressive questions over the social network’s failures to protect consumer privacy and a call on Thursday to sell WhatsApp and Instagram. On the second day of a three-day trip to Washington, Zuckerberg, wearing a suit and tie Read More

‘Very engaged’ Trump talks biofuels policy with U.S. oil-state senators

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday discussed biofuels policy with senators from U.S. oil states, including Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, who said the president was engaged on the issue that has pitted Big Oil and Big Corn against each other. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before presenting the Medal of Read More

Chinese officials to visit U.S. farmland as trade talks continue -U.S. agriculture chief

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue speaks during an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump with workers on “Cutting the Red Tape, Unleashing Economic Freedom” in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Chinese delegation will visit American farm Read More

India’s Tata Motors to launch new EV in 2020

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian automaker Tata Motors will launch an electric vehicle (EV) early next year based on a new powertrain technology it has developed to grow its portfolio of clean energy cars, the company’s chief executive said on Thursday. The government’s incentive scheme supporting electric transport and a recent cut in taxes on electric Read More

Trudeau: My privilege stopped me seeing blackface as racist

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Canada’s prime minister has said “the layers of privilege” he has benefited from meant he did not see that dressing up in blackface was racist. Justin Trudeau has been speaking after a video showing him in blackface emerged, following the release of images of him wearing black make-up on two other occasions. He said his Read More

Red-handed in blackface: THIRD example of Justin Trudeau in ‘racist’ makeup surfaces after PM swears he only did it ‘twice’

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There’s just no end to revelations of embarrassing imagery for Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, with the media digging up the third alleged instance of him wearing blackface dug in 24 hours. Worse yet, it appears to point at him lying. The latest video clip – which shows Prime Minister Trudeau in dark face and body Read More

Filling Aramco’s crude orders will get tricky if repair timetable slips

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By Verity Ratcliffe on 9/19/2019 DUBAI (Bloomberg) – Saudi Arabia’s pledge to fulfill all commitments to oil buyers after a strike on the giant processing plant at Abqaiq means the world’s largest crude exporter must continue to draw heavily on its inventories until production capacity returns. State oil company Saudi Aramco has more than enough Read More

‘Ready to react’: Europe prepared to slap tariffs on US goods over Airbus-Boeing dispute

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Europe is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs next year on US goods, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said. They will be part of a long-running dispute over subsidies to plane makers Airbus and Boeing. “Trade wars are good for no one,” Le Maire told reporters Thursday when talking about the damage caused worldwide by Read More

Chinese experts to probe panda Chuang Chuang’s death in Thai zoo

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Animal experts from China are to arrive at a Thai zoo on Thursday to investigate the unexpected death of a giant panda in the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thai officials said. Photos on Wednesday showed Thai mourners and zoo staff laying flowers near the empty enclosure of Chuang Chuang at age Read More

‘No guts, no sense, no vision’: US Fed cuts interest rates, but Trump calls it a ‘failure’

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The US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates for the second time since 2008, to a range of 1.75 to 2 percent. The move was met with disdain from US President Donald Trump, who was hoping for a larger cut. The Federal Reserve announced the measure on Wednesday, decreasing its benchmark interest rate by 25 Read More