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U.S. states probing Hyundai, Kia over vehicle fires: Connecticut AG

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(Reuters) – A group of U.S. states is investigating Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp for potential unfair and deceptive acts related to reports of hundreds of vehicle fires, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said on Monday. The Hyundai logo is seen outside a Hyundai car dealer in Golden, Colorado, November 3, 2014. REUTERS/Rick Read More

CEO steps down as Warner Bros probes his role in helping actress

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(Reuters) – Kevin Tsujihara has resigned as the head of Warner Bros as one of Hollywood’s most powerful studios investigates a report that he improperly helped an actress obtain roles at the studio. FILE PHOTO: Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Entertainment Kevin Tsujihara arrives at the premiere of “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” Read More

Nebraska floods inundate military bases, cut off nuclear plant

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(Reuters) – Flooding that killed three people in Nebraska and Iowa has cut roads to a nuclear power plant and inundated a significant portion of a major U.S. Air Force base, while more of region’s residents faced the possibility of evacuation on Monday. Flooded Camp Ashland, Army National Guard facility, is seen in this aerial Read More

Isolation, evacuations in U.S. central Plains as floods kill three

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(Reuters) – Flooding that killed three people in Nebraska and Iowa has cut roads to a nuclear power plant and inundated a large portion of a U.S. Air Force base, forcing it to work with a skeleton staff on Monday, while more of region’s residents possibly faced evacuation. Flooded Camp Ashland, Army National Guard facility, Read More

Carrizo is said to weigh deal with rival explorer SM Energy

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By Kiel Porter on 3/18/2019 Photo: Mike Duniway, USGS, CHICAGO (Bloomberg) — Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. is weighing a tie-up with U.S. energy explorer SM Energy Co., according to people familiar with the matter. Carrizo has held early-stage discussions with SM about a potential combination, the people said, asking not to not be identified Read More

Carrizo said to weigh deal with rival explorer SM Energy

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By Kiel Porter on 3/18/2019 CHICAGO (Bloomberg) — Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. is weighing a tie-up with U.S. energy explorer SM Energy Co., according to people familiar with the matter. Carrizo has held early-stage discussions with SM about a potential combination, the people said, asking not to not be identified because the information is Read More

Brexit could be ‘terrific’ for emerging markets, says investment guru Mark Mobius

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As the world’s fifth-largest economy the UK is set to leave the European Union, the prospect of doing that without a Withdrawal Agreement could be “terrific” for emerging markets, according to veteran investor Mark Mobius. “If the UK says: ‘Look, we are free trade. Everybody can come into our country, everybody can trade free of Read More

NZ man arrested, faces prison for allegedly spreading mosque shooting video

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An 18-year-old New Zealander has been jailed without bail for allegedly sharing a video of the Christchurch mosque attack, as well as posting an image of the mosque days before the massacre, with the caption “Target acquired.” The man appeared before Christchurch District Court on Monday. He was arraigned on two charges, both under the Read More

U.S. Transportation Department probes FAA approval of 737 MAX: WSJ

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FILE PHOTO: Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are parked at a Boeing production facility in Renton, Washington, U.S., March 11, 2019. REUTERS/David Ryder/File Photo (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating the Federal Aviation Administration’s approval of Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jetliners, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the Read More