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India tells tech firms to protect user privacy, prevent abuse

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A man walks past the sign of “Google for India”, the company’s annual technology event in New Delhi, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Sankalp Phartiyal NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Technology firms must protect user privacy and prevent abuse of their platforms, India’s IT minister said on Thursday, speaking as the government draws up a data privacy law Read More

India says it meets ‘developing country’ criteria in bid to reclaim US trade concessions

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India’s foreign secretary says his country meets the criteria for a developing country, calling on Washington to backtrack on its decision to withdraw trade concessions. “Generalized System of Preferences is a unilateral decision, given by countries to other countries based on certain criteria. We are a developing country, we meet those criteria,” Vijay Gokhale Read More

Walmart likely discriminated against female workers, U.S. agency says

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(Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N) likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying them less, denying them promotions or both, because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Read More

U.S. agency says Walmart likely discriminated against female workers: WSJ

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(Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N) likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions or both because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in Read More

Elon Musk invokes ‘another Epstein’ defense, redefines ‘pedo guy’ as innocent insult in legal battle with British diver

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Tesla tycoon Elon Musk was worried British cave rescuer Vern Unsworth might be “another Jeffrey Epstein,” he said in a sworn deposition – but his initial tweets calling the diver a “pedo guy” were just innocent internet insults. Musk only called Unsworth a “pedo guy” as a generic insult, “synonymous with ‘creepy old man’ and Read More

Companies ask judge in U.S. opioid trial to recuse himself

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major drug wholesalers and retailers facing a massive lawsuit for allegedly fostering the nation’s opioid crisis asked the judge hearing the case to recuse himself on Saturday. Federal Judge Dan A. Polster, of the U.S. District Court’s Northern District of Ohio, poses in an undated photo obtained by Reuters in Cleveland, Ohio, Read More

Indian’s top trader body seeks ban on Amazon, Flipkart’s festive season sale

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – A leading Indian trader body asked the government on Friday to ban upcoming festive sales on Amazon’s local unit and its rival Flipkart, saying their deep discounts violate the country’s foreign investment rules for online retail. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, Read More

Investing green is all the rage, but benchmarks still hazy

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Global money managers and companies are rushing to meet a deadline to report on their carbon footprint, but the lack of a standard metric raises concerns their efforts could just be a box-ticking exercise in the transition from brown to green. FILE PHOTO: Power-generating windmill turbines are pictured during sunset at a Read More

Kroger’s doubts about turnaround targets cloud quarterly profit beat

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(Reuters) – Kroger Co (KR.N) on Thursday raised doubts about its profit targets from an ongoing turnaround plan, even as the supermarket chain operator posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by its investments in delivery and online operations. The retailer has been rapidly growing its online business by expanding delivery options under the three-year “Restock Read More

Murphy USA Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offer for 6.000% Senior Notes Due 2023

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EL DORADO, Ark., Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA) (“MUSA”) announced today the expiration and results of the previously announced offer by its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil USA, Inc. (the “Issuer”), to purchase for cash (the “Tender Offer”) any and all of its outstanding 6.000% Senior Notes due 2023 Read More