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Beijing could blacklist FedEx as ‘unreliable entity’ after another Huawei delivery screw-up

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American courier FedEx has apologized for failing to deliver a package to the US which contained a Huawei smartphone. The incident, which is not the first of its kind to affect Huawei, was explained as an “operational mistake.” The parcel belonged to PC Magazine which reportedly tried to send a Huawei P30 smartphone from Britain Read More

FedEx confirms Huawei mail ban as new ‘mistake’ reignites Chinese ire

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(Reuters) – FedEx Corp has apologized for another Huawei delivery “mistake”, reigniting Chinese ire and drawing the fire of state media which suggested the U.S. delivery firm could end up on China’s upcoming list of companies that harm national interests. FILE PHOTO: A Federal Express truck makes its way down a freeway in San Diego, Read More

FedEx apologizes for returning Huawei phone, reigniting Chinese ire

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(Reuters) – FedEx Corp has apologized for returning a package which the sender said contained a Huawei smartphone, blaming an “operational error” as it works to comply with U.S. restrictions on business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. FILE PHOTO: A Federal Express truck makes its way down a freeway in San Diego, California August Read More

Outlook uncertain for Japan’s whaling industry despite commercial restart

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MINAMIBOSO, Japan (Reuters) – When Yachiyo Ichihara was a child in Wada, one of Japan’s oldest whaling villages, she’d go down to the harbor with a bucket and carry it home full of freshly butchered whale meat. Canned whale meat is displayed at a roadside store named WA-O! in Minamiboso, east of Tokyo, Japan June Read More

With far-north temperatures rising, Alaska tundra fires proliferate

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ANCHORAGE (Reuters) – In Alaska, where sea ice has shrunk to record lows in places and far-north temperatures have climbed to record highs, dozens of fires are burning the treeless tundra and releasing carbon into the atmosphere. The latest flurry of Alaska tundra fires has been on the Seward Peninsula, which juts out to the Read More

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies’ equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Firefighters keep watch on the Thomas wildfire in the hills and canyons outside Montecito, California, Read More

Futures slip after strong rally as Iran tensions rise

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, after a strong rally in the prior session that helped the S&P 500 hit a record high, as rising tensions between the United States and Iran kept investors on edge. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the main trading floor after the opening bell at New York Read More

In warming West, Rio Grande roars back to life, for now

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TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) – After years of drought, no one in Rio Grande County, Colorado, can remember the last time their namesake river was closed to the public because it was running too high. High water on the Rio Grande river close to flowing over local bridge nicknamed Òdecapitation bridge.Ó south of Pilar, New Mexico, Read More

Highfields spinoff Solel Partners to start trading later this year

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Solel Partners is expected to start trading with more than $400 million in capital later this year, after the new hedge fund received commitments from pensions, endowments and the founders’ former boss, who ran hedge fund Highfields Capital, two people familiar with the matter said. Boston-based Solel, which is being launched by Read More