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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

Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: CNBC

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(Reuters) – Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc for about $20 billion in an all-stock deal, CNBC reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Bloomberg had first reported about a possible tie-up on Thursday. Bank of America is advising Global Payments on Read More

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. Read More

‘Huge threat to First Amendment’: US seeks to intimidate reporters by indicting Assange – journalist

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The prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is nothing but an intimidation campaign waged by the US to discourage journalists from revealing Washington’s dirty secrets, journalist Cassandra Fairbanks told RT. The US is apparently seeking to lock Assange away for the rest of his life as an example for all other journalists around the world Read More

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors. Trump said late on Thursday that he saw a resolution to the trade war with China “happening fast.” Read More

‘Not even White Helmets confirm it’: Russian MoD rubbishes Washington’s Syria chemical attack claims

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Moscow has blasted the US State Department’s claims about an alleged chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib province, saying the allegations totally lack proof and haven’t even been confirmed by Western-backed groups on the ground. The Russian Defense Ministry said that Washington’s attempts to “impose another lie on this world” about the situation in Syria were Read More

Supermajors lead the way in high impact exploration

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5/24/2019 ABERDEEN — The largest oil companies are playing an increasingly important role in high impact exploration but performance was down in 2018, limited by a lack of depth in the quality of global drilling opportunities, according to experts at research consultancy, Westwood Global Energy Group. It’s 10th annual ‘State of Exploration’ report reviewed global Read More

Hundreds of migrants saved after boats get into trouble in Med

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Almost 300 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean after trying to reach Europe from Libya. The migrants – mostly from Arab and African countries – were saved as rescue charities warned of the increasing danger and instability of Libya. The International Organisation for Migration in Libya described conditions in the north African country as Read More

Wall Street gains on trade reprieve ahead of long weekend

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks gained on Friday, ahead of a long Memorial day weekend, as investors breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump indicated that the protracted trade war with China could end soon. Trump said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co Ltd could be included in the trade deal. However, no high-level Read More

Germany monitoring oil supplies closely as Russian pipeline outage drags on

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London — Germany is not planning to tap its strategic oil reserves but is monitoring the local fuel supply situation closely, the country’s economy economic and energy ministry said Friday, faced with at least another month without piped Russian crude imports. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More