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U.S. regulator settles with tech startups over token sale violations

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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission settled charges on Friday with two technology companies for improperly offering digital tokens, mandating that they register their offerings as securities Read More

PG&E shares and bonds plunge as California wildfire risks mount

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(Reuters) – PG&E Corp, the electricity provider in the northern California region ravaged by a deadly wildfire, warned that it could face “significant liability” in excess of its insurance coverage if its equipment caused the blaze, sending its shares and bonds sharply lower. A car destroyed by the Camp Fire is seen in Paradise, California, Read More

General Electric pulls out of Nigeria rail concession

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FILE PHOTO: The General Electric logo is pictured on the General Electric offshore wind turbine plant in Montoir-de-Bretagne, near Saint-Nazaire, western France, November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo LAGOS (Reuters) – General Electric Co (GE.N) has pulled out of a long-term concession deal with the Nigerian government to maintain and operate narrow-gauge rail lines in Read More

PG&E's wildfire risks mount; shares and bonds plunge

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(Reuters) – PG&E Corp, the electricity provider in the Northern California region being ravaged by the deadly Camp Fire, warned that it could face “significant liability” in excess of its insurance coverage in the event that its equipment is found to have caused the blaze. A car destroyed by the Camp Fire is seen in Read More

California wildfire victims sue utility PG&E alleging negligence

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(Reuters) – A group of three law firms representing multiple victims of California’s deadliest wildfire has filed a lawsuit against PG&E Corp alleging negligence and Health and safety code violations by the utility company in the blaze that has killed at least 48 people. A Pacific Gas & Electric lineman cuts a downed power line Read More

Utility PG&E sued by victims of California wildfire

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A Pacific Gas & Electric lineman cuts a downed power line during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (Reuters) – A group of three law firms representing multiple victims of California’s deadliest wildfire has filed a lawsuit against PG&E Corp (PCG.N) alleging negligence and Health and safety code violations Read More

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty award

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Amnesty International has withdrawn its top human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi, saying she “no longer represents a symbol of hope”. Myanmar’s de-facto leader was given the Ambassador Of Conscience award in 2009 while under house arrest after years of opposing the military regime. At the time, Amnesty hailed her as a “symbol Read More

Russian journalist observing US midterms briefly detained by FBI – report

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The FBI has reportedly questioned USA Really head Alexander Malkevich at Washington airport after his trip to cover the midterm elections. The Russian mission in the US has requested information on the incident. “In connection with media reports concerning the detention of Russian journalist Alexander Malkevich by FBI officers in Washington airport, an inquiry regarding Read More

Still a 'lot of work to do' for VW after diesel (gasoil) scandal – U.S. compliance auditor

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) and an independent monitoring team still have “a lot of work to do” before the company’s compliance procedures can be certified after a $27 billion global emissions cheating scandal, Larry Thompson, an independent compliance auditor, said on Thursday. Workers clean the facade of a car showroom under a Volkswagen logo Read More