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U.S. sets new March 2 date for China tariff increases amid talks

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FILE PHOTO: Workers paint the ground at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province, China April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Trade Representative’s office on Friday officially changed the scheduled date of a tariff rate increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 12:01 a.m. EST (0501 GMT) on March 2, Read More

Scale of theft at Shell's Singapore refinery much greater, court docs show

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Around $150 millions’ worth of oil was stolen from Shell’s biggest global Refinery over several years, Singapore court documents reviewed by Reuters show, far more than reported when police first revealed the heist earlier this year. FILE PHOTO: Shell’s company logo is pictured at a gas station in Zurich April 8, 2015. Read More

Scale of theft at Shell's Singapore refinery much greater, court documents show

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Around $150 millions’ worth of oil was stolen from Shell’s biggest global Refinery over several years, Singapore court documents reviewed by Reuters show, far more than reported when police first revealed the heist earlier this year. FILE PHOTO: Shell’s company logo is pictured at a gas station in Zurich April 8, 2015. Read More

Trump says would intervene in arrest of Chinese executive

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would intervene with the U.S. Justice Department in the case against a Chinese telecommunications executive if it would help secure a trade deal with Beijing. U.S. President Donald Trump sits for an exclusive interview with Reuters journalists Roberta Rampton, Jeff Mason and Steve Holland Read More

Former Malaysian PM Najib, 1MDB ex-CEO face fresh corruption charges

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian prosecutors on Wednesday filed new graft charges against former prime minister Najib Razak and the former chief executive of scandal-linked state fund 1MDB, in the latest cases over alleged theft of billions of dollars from the fund. FILE PHOTO: Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak leaves a court in Kuala Read More

Uber's dominant size may rob smaller Lyft of its IPO oxygen

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(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc and smaller rival Lyft are driving side-by-side on the road to a stock market debut, and that may not bode well for Lyft as investors decide where to place their bets in the ride-hailing sector. The Lyft booth is seen at TechFair in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 8, Read More

‘Biggest attack on freedom of speech in decades’ – WikiLeaks hits back against DNC lawsuit

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WikiLeaks is taking the fight to the Democratic National Committee, accusing the party of an unprecedented assault on the First Amendment in a legal filing that underlined both the absurdity and the overreach of its lawsuit. Prosecuting WikiLeaks for publishing “truthful information of public interest” would have a disastrous effect on press freedom, opening the Read More

Uber makes confidential filing for long-awaited IPO

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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc has filed paperwork for an initial public offering, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, taking a step closer to a key milestone for one of the most closely watched and controversial companies in Silicon Valley. FILE PHOTO: The Uber application is seen on a Read More

Trump praises China talks; aides downplay friction over Huawei arrest

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sounded an optimistic note about trade negotiations with China as two of his top economic and trade advisers downplayed friction from the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump at the G20 leaders summit in Read More

Assange rejects Ecuador president's 'no death penalty' deal with UK

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A lawyer for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has rejected Ecuador’s offer for the publisher to leave the London embassy under the guarantee that he won’t face the death penalty, leaving open potential criminal persecution. “The suggestion that as long as the death penalty is off the table, Mr. Assange need not fear persecution is obviously Read More