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Fiat Chrysler in tie-up talks with Renault: sources

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MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in talks on a comprehensive global tie-up that could address some of the main weaknesses of both carmakers, two sources with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) sign is seen at its U.S. headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Read More

‘Huge’ challenges as South African president is sworn in

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in before a 30,000-strong crowd, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption. Mr Ramaphosa, the country’s fourth democratically elected president since the end of apartheid, took the presidential oath in a packed Loftus Versfeld stadium in capital Pretoria. “Today our nation enters a new era of Read More

‘Ratf***er and spy’: British academic sues FBI informant & MSM for calling her Russian ‘honeypot’

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A Russian-born British historian is suing FBI informant Stefan Halper and several news outlets for defaming her as a “honeypot” working for the Kremlin to seduce Trump aide Michael Flynn. She says the scandal ruined her life. Former Cambridge University academic Svetlana Lokhova has demanded $25 million from Halper, along with the Washington Post, New Read More

‘Ratf***er and spy’: British academic sues FBI spy & MSM for calling her Russian ‘honeypot’

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A Russian-born British historian is suing FBI informant Stefan Halper and several news outlets for defaming her as a “honeypot” working for the Kremlin to seduce Trump aide Michael Flynn. She says the scandal ruined her life. Former Cambridge University academic Svetlana Lokhova has demanded $25 million from Halper, along with the Washington Post, New Read More

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech Read More

Weinstein reaches $44m compensation deal with accusers

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Harvey Weinstein has reached a tentative compensation deal worth $44m with women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, Sky News understands. His former film studio’s board members and executives are also part of the deal, after they were accused of failing to protect employees from a hostile work environment and Weinstein’s conduct. Adam Harris, Read More

Chemical scandal involving Bayer, Dow & L’oreal is ‘playing with the lives of people’

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The lack of detail in the scandal over a breach in EU chemical safety laws by major producers is “a big danger” and gives only a glimpse into the real scale of the issue, Jorgen Maier, the head of a German environmental NGO, says. “I think there is a big possibility that we have chemicals Read More

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks

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(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer. Feinberg has been instructed to meet with lawyers for Bayer and plaintiffs within the next 14 days, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria Read More

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role

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FILE PHOTO: The Bosch logo is reflected in a semiconductor wafer in the company manufacturing base in Reutlingen, Germany, June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle BERLIN (Reuters) – Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German Read More

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents: sources

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FILE PHOTO: Offices of Deloitte are seen in London, Britain, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police sources told Reuters. Authorities in at Read More