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Tally of missing in California's deadliest blaze surpasses 600

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – A search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday, as authorities expanded to 630 the number of those reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. At least 63 people have been confirmed dead in the Camp Read More

Ford CEO open to investors in autonomous vehicles but cautious on VW

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MIAMI (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) Chief Executive Jim Hackett told Reuters the company was open to investment by automakers and others in its autonomous vehicle business, but cautioned that expanding partnerships with German automaker Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) (VOWG.DE) was a “delicate dance.” Volkswagen’s supervisory board is scheduled to meet on Thursday to review Read More

‘Too many men’: Financial Times develops fembot to warn journalists of sexism

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The Financial Times has a woman problem, or so it thinks. In the push for gender equality, and to reach out to female readers, boffins at the paper have developed a bot that warns journalists when they’re quoting too many men. The paper, which mostly covers the stuffy, male-dominated worlds of finance and industry, found Read More

Wall Street under pressure from weak earnings, Brexit concerns

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks struggled on Thursday as an attempt by technology companies to rebound from this week’s sharp losses was outweighed by a batch of weak results and Brexit-related concerns. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Department store Read More

Will old Swedish parties destroy their political system just to stop anti-migrant Sweden Democrats?

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Sweden’s establishment parties are relying on magical thinking and a game of chicken to keep power after an election brought deadlock. But whatever coalition they stitch together, they risk damaging the country – and themselves. And any path the mainstream parties choose now, the Sweden Democrats – the anti-migrant, anti-Islam outcasts that have shattered Sweden’s Read More

Apple supplier AMS cuts forecast, indicating poor iPhone demand

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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s AMS (AMS.S), which makes facial recognition technology, became the latest Apple supplier to cut its revenue forecast, adding to growing evidence that the latest iPhones are not selling well. The logo of the multinational semiconductor manufacturer AMS (Austria Mikro Systeme) is seen during a annual news conference, in Zurich, Switzerland February Read More

'Progress is being made' against California's deadliest wildfire

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Fire crews in northern California seized on improved weather conditions on Wednesday in their six-day-old battle to suppress the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history as National Guard troops were called in to help search for victims. Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire Read More

Canada’s oil industry to spar over forced output cuts

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By Josh Wingrove and Kevin Orland on 11/14/2018 CALGARY (Bloomberg) — Canada’s oil sector is divided over whether to force a temporary cut to production, with some major producers pushing the controversial idea in a bid to ease a supply glut and halt a steep plunge in prices, according to seven people familiar with the Read More