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US to start building 57 miles of 18ft-high fences along Mexican border

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter Army engineers have received permission to start planning and building 57 miles of 5.5m (18ft) high fencing along the US border with Mexico. The Pentagon is diverting $1bn (£758m) of funding to support the project, which acting defence secretary Patrick Shanahan says is designed to block “drug-smuggling corridors”. The fencing Read More

Emiliano Sala contract not legally binding, Cardiff to tell FIFA

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Cardiff City will tell world football’s governing body FIFA that the contract to sign Emiliano Sala from Nantes was not legally binding. The Welsh club have refused to pay the £15m transfer fee for the striker, who was killed in a plane crash two months ago. Ligue 1 outfit Nantes have complained to FIFA, and Read More

Trump push for China trade reform draws wide support at home, abroad

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WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s blunt-force use of tariffs in pursuing his “America First” trade agenda has angered many, from company executives to allied governments and members of both parties of Congress. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens to a question as he meets with former hostage Danny Burch, an oil engineer Read More

ABB launches Customer Experience Center for digital leadership

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3/24/2019 Photo: ABB Customer Experience Center. ZURICH — ABB has opened a new Customer Experience Center at its R&D Competence Center in Bergamo, Northern Italy. Designed to support customers, the center will introduce them to more intelligent electrical distribution and energy management solutions and will speed up product development and project execution, by testing and Read More

Facebook staff 'flagged Cambridge Analytica fears earlier than thought'

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Facebook employees raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica’s data-scraping practices three months earlier than thought, according to US court documents. A US-based employee warned colleagues about the activity in September 2015. Facebook had said it previously discovered the improper sharing of data on 87 million people three months later, in December 2015. The firm said the Read More

Apple's iPhone struggles unravel ambitions of Japan Display

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TOKYO (Reuters) – When Japan Display Inc broke ground on a new factory in central Japan in 2015, the future looked bright for one of the world’s top vendors of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels. Japan Display Inc’s logo is pictured at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon The plant would Read More

Rotork Master Station launched for valve actuator control

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3/21/2019 Photo: Rotork Master Station. BATH, UK — Rotork has launched the latest generation of its innovative monitoring and control system for valve actuators and plant equipment. Suitable for use in all industries, the Rotork Master Station is capable of operating up to 240 actuators across three separate field networks allowing the optimum network to Read More

Equinor Brasil president wants an open gas market according to Quest Offshore

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3/20/2019 BRASILIA — Margaret Øvrum recalls that investment depends on viability, “With a monopoly, you do not get the right price.” Norwegian Equinor (formerly Statoil), the second largest oil and natural gas producer in the country, behind only Petrobras, is waiting for a new regulation of the gas market to expand its investments in Brazil. The Read More

Trump says tariffs on Chinese goods may stay for 'substantial period'

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a “substantial period” to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement. FILE PHOTO: U.S. and Chinese flags are seen before Defense Secretary James Mattis welcomes Chinese Minister of National Defense Gen. Wei Fenghe Read More