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Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises aplenty, but few world leaders

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MILAN (Reuters) – An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook. World Economic Forum (WEF) President Borge Brende attends a news conference ahead of the Davos annual Read More

Indian air safety watchdog orders extra checks on planes with Pratt & Whitney engines

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of IndiGo Airlines is pictured on passenger aircraft on the tarmac in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s air safety watchdog on Thursday directed airlines to make extra checks on their Airbus A320neo aircraft fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines as part of Read More

Factbox: Some rule changes now on go-slow due to U.S. shutdown

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The ongoing federal government shutdown is impeding efforts to advance several rule changes that aim to make life easier for financial institutions. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol building is seen as a partial government shutdown enters its 19th day on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Here Read More

Shutdown is starting to hurt Trump's financial deregulation agenda

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s call for Congress to fund a wall he promised to build on the U.S.- Mexican border is threatening another campaign pledge to make rules easier to navigate for banks and corporations. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the news media before boarding Read More

Siemens rules out further concessions to get Alstom deal approval: sources

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Siemens (SIEGn.DE) will not make further concessions to save a rail merger deal with France’s Alstom (ALSO.PA) even after European competition authorities demanded further concessions, sources familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: The Siemens logo is seen on a building in Siemensstadt in Berlin, Germany, October 31, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Siemens 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

OandG industry shows commitment to workplace safety in new report

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1/16/2019 Photo: Aker BP. WASHINGTON — API has released its comprehensive Workplace Safety Report showing that occupational injuries and illness for the natural gas and oil industry occur at a substantially lower rate than the U.S. private sector and are continuing to decline. “Safety has always been paramount to the natural gas and oil industry. Read More