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Nokian Tyres seeks to gain traction in North America with new factory

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HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finnish tire maker Nokian Tyres expects its new U.S. factory in Tennessee to help it double its sales in North America, especially by expanding its all-season tire sales in the region, the company said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A Nokian tyre is on display at a tyre assembling centre and shop in Read More

Huawei: ARM memo tells staff to stop working with China’s tech giant

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UK-based chip designer ARM has told staff it must suspend business with Huawei, according to internal documents obtained by the BBC. ARM instructed employees to halt “all active contracts, support entitlements, and any pending engagements” with Huawei and its subsidiaries to comply with a recent US trade clampdown. ARM’s designs form the basis of most Read More

Canada’s oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government in Ottawa. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with Read More

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval

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FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo FORT WORTH, Texas/MONTREAL (Reuters) – The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co’s 737 MAX for Read More

Where’s the other 110k? Pentagon mulls sending ‘up to 10,000’ troops amid Iran tensions – reports

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US Central Command has asked the Pentagon to send up to 10,000 additional troops to the Middle East, citing threat from Iran even as the Trump administration boasted about having successfully ‘deterred’ Tehran already. A CENTCOM request for 5,000 troops was reported by Reuters on Wednesday, citing two anonymous US officials. The reinforcements would be Read More

Canada’s oil-rich Alberta tables bill to repeal carbon tax

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta tabled a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government in Ottawa. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with Read More

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again. FILE PHOTO: United Airlines Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz poses for pictures in his office at the company’s headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, Read More

FAA chief has no timetable for ungrounding Boeing 737 MAX

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FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) – The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable for when the agency may unground the Read More

Canada’s oil-rich Alberta tabling bill to repeal carbon tax

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta will table a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, the new government said in a speech kicking off its first legislative session. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with the media in front of Read More

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks. The gathering, which included PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson, Tesla and General Mills, was Read More