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Retail Sales, Industrial Production Rise

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A week and a half before Christmas Day we remain in the heart of holiday shopping season This points directly to the business of retailers and new 160 Retail Sales 160 numbers have come in this morning So while we re already mindful that these companies are looking toward their Read More

#ICYMI: Christmas crisis as Yellow Vests and Brexit pests target Macron and May

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It could be lonely this Christmas for Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May, with the leaders of France and Britain going into the festive season facing two very different crises: Yellow Vests and Brexit pests. France and Britain have been bitter rivals for centuries, and now it appears they’re attempting to outdo each other once again Read More

France's EDF faces delay in Brazil dam over clearing trees

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – A consortium led by Electricité de France SA is ready to fill the reservoir of a hydroelectric dam built in Brazil’s soy belt, but could be delayed by a year over removal of trees from the area to be flooded, the company and state officials said. FILE PHOTO: Virgin Amazon rain forest Read More

Canada’s public radio restores ‘Baby it’s cold outside’ after major backlash

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The most talked-about holiday song is back on Canadian airwaves after a week-long hiatus that generated pitchfork wielding online outrage mobs on both sides of the debate. Canadian public broadcaster CBC removed the 1944 Christmas classic from two playlists following the similar decisions taken by radio stations across North America. A CBC spokesperson initially stated Read More

How one humble English club is greening up soccer

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LONDON (Reuters) – Tucked away in the leafy Cotswold hills, English fourth-tier club Forest Green Rovers rarely make sporting headlines, but have become unlikely trailblazers for something more pressing than three points on a Saturday afternoon. FILE PHOTO: Football – Forest Green Rovers v Northampton Town – FA Cup First Round – New Lawn Stadium Read More

Intel plans 'stacked' circuits in bid to regain its chipmaking lead

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(Reuters) – Intel Corp (INTC.O) said on Wednesday that it has developed a way to stack its computing circuits on top of one another in a bid to regain the lead in chip manufacturing technology that it has lost to rivals like Taiwan Semiconductor Co Ltd (5425.TWO) in recent years. Raja Koduri, senior vice president Read More

Zara owner Inditex profit falls short of estimates

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MADRID (Reuters) – Zara owner Inditex (ITX.MC) reported third-quarter profit below analysts’ expectations on Wednesday due to currency effects, but the world’s largest clothing retailer, maintained sales and margin guidance for the rest of the year. FILE PHOTO: Men walk by an Inditex logo at the entrance of a Zara factory, the headquarters of Inditex Read More

Zara owner Inditex reports 4 percent profit growth

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FILE PHOTO: Men walk by an Inditex logo at the entrance of a Zara factory, the headquarters of Inditex group, in Arteixo, northern Spain, March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal MADRID (Reuters) – Zara owner Inditex (ITX.MC) on Wednesday reported net profit of 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) for the first nine months of its financial Read More

Inevitable threat? Strasbourg gunman was on terror watch list, had grenades at home

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The gunman who shot multiple victims in Strasbourg had previously been convicted and was known to French intelligence as a possible ‘security risk,’ yet managed to slip through the cracks despite tightened security across France. “The author of these acts, listed as a security threat, had been sought by police,” the regional prefecture said in Read More