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France fines Google $57 million for European privacy rule breach

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FILE PHOTO: The outside of the Google offices is seen in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – France’s data protection watchdog fined Alphabet’s Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday for breaching European Union online privacy rules, the biggest such penalty levied against Read More

As outlook darkens, central banks think hard about their language

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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – As central banks stock up on policy ammunition in the face of a worsening global economic outlook, they are having to reassess one of their most delicate weapons – the ‘forward guidance’ they use to flag their intentions to the markets. A Swiss police officer observes the surrounding area from atop Read More

DOJ to question Ecuadorian Embassy staff following Guardian Manafort story – WikiLeaks

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The US Department of Justice is to question six staff from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London following the Guardian’s controversial article alleging Paul Manafort visited Julian Assange, according to WikiLeaks. The DOJ issued formal requests on January 7 to “interrogate six former diplomats & staff at Ecuador’s London embassy following Guardian’s fabricated story of Assange-Manafort Read More

Exclusive: Facebook brings stricter ads rules to countries with big 2019 votes

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection Read More

Europe supports possible US sanctions lift on Russia's Rusal & En+

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European envoys to the US backed plans to drop the sanctions against Rusal and En+, linked to Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska, reports say. It would save thousands of jobs and curb “serious damage” to the aluminum industry. The ambassadors of Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, the UK as well as the head of the EU Read More

Green Building Initiative Announces 2019 Board of Directors

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Portland, Oregon, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2019 MEDIA CONTACTVicki Worden, GBI President & CEO, 202.841.2999, vicki@thegbi.org  Green Building Initiative Announces 2019 Board of Directors Stimson Lumber, Ewing Irrigation & Landscape, JLL, JL Architects, and Mitsubishi Electric take on new GBI Board roles Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative Read More

Major Wall Street players plan exchange to challenge NYSE, Nasdaq

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Morgan Stanley, Fidelity Investments, Citadel Securities LLC and a host of other financial companies plan to launch a low-cost bourse that will compete with the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. FILE PHOTO: A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New Read More

Major Wall Street players plan new exchange to challenge NYSE, Nasdaq

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Morgan Stanley, Fidelity Investments, Citadel Securities LLC and a host of other financial companies have agreed to jointly launch a new low-cost bourse that will compete with the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. FILE PHOTO: A street sign, Wall Street, is seen outside New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New Read More

Wall Street big wigs plan new exchange to challenge NYSE, Nasdaq

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(Reuters) – Morgan Stanley (MS.N), Fidelity Investments, Citadel Securities LLC and a host of other financial companies have agreed to jointly launch a new low-cost bourse that will compete with the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. FILE PHOTO: A street sign, Wall Street, is seen outside New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York Read More