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GM warns workers in Brazil on losses, tough turnaround plan

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – General Motors Co (GM.N) has warned employees in Brazil that new investments there depend on a painful plan to return to profit in the country, according to a memo seen by Reuters on Saturday. The GM logo is seen at the General Motors headquarters in Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil March Read More

Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform

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BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China’s progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal – and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations. Read More

‘An utter disgrace’: NYT accused of using Nairobi attack victims as clickbait

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The New York Times has been excoriated online for its decision to publish highly-graphic images of victims of the Nairobi terrorist attack, with many accusing ‘the paper of record’ of hypocrisy, double standards and even racism. The NYT’s article covering the attack, penned by the organization’s East Africa Bureau Chief Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura, contains images Read More

U.S. legislation steps up pressure on Huawei and ZTE, China calls it 'hysteria'

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced bills on Wednesday that would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , ZTE Corp or other Chinese telecommunications companies that violate U.S. sanctions or export control laws. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured outside their research Read More

Trump tariffs force tough choices at U.S. auto suppliers

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WYOMING, Mich. (Reuters) – Bob Roth makes no bones about his feelings towards U.S. manufacturing. Receiving and shipping worker Mike Pawloski prepares to ship a newly assembled transformer to a client in the RoMan Manufacturing plant in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S. December 12, 2018. Picture taken December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook The co-owner and chief Read More

Trump 'inclined' to impose new U.S. auto tariffs: senator

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to move ahead with tariffs on imported vehicles, a move that could prompt the European Union to agree a new trade deal, said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Automobiles are on a truck for delivery to a car lot in Queens, Read More

U.S. lawmakers introduce bipartisan bills targeting China's Huawei and ZTE

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FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured outside their research facility in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced bills on Wednesday that would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) or other Read More

Nike's phone-controlled self-lacing trainers

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Nike has launched self-lacing trainers, which fit themselves to the shape of the foot and are controlled via a smartphone. It is the latest iteration of the futuristic footwear, first referred to in the film Back to the Future Part II, and made reality by Nike in 2016. The latest version, called Nike Adapt, will Read More