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OPHEIM, Mont. — Kevin Nelson was recently in the middle of his 3,800-acre farm in northeast Montana, where the landscape stretches out like an ocean, when his tractor broke. He tried to find a cellular signal strong enough to send a photo of the broken part to a repair shop 65 miles away, bu...read more
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the French carmaker Renault are holding discussions about a possible alliance aimed at strengthening both companies’ competitiveness in Europe and other parts of the world, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday. The talks are still in early stage...read more
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Image Senator Elizabeth Warren campaigning last weekend in New Hampshire. The overall economic numbers “don’t reflect the experience of most Americans,” she said. CreditRobert F. Bukaty/Associated Press NASHUA, N.H. — Ask Democratic candidates for president how they would challenge Pre...read more
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Emergency vehicles sit near a partially collapsed building after a tornado touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma, U.S., May 26, 2019 in this still image taken from social media video. Gale Vancampen via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES...read more
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LIMA (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported. The quake, at an “intermediate depth” of around 110 kilometers, was felt around the country and even hundreds of miles away ...read more
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ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic’s commercial potential. The ship, dubbed the Ural and which was floated out...read more
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rules governing how small refineries are exempted from the nation’s biofuel laws, a proposal aimed at boosting her standing in the politically criti...read more
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MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler and Renault are set to confirm talks on a potential tie-up on Monday, with the board of the French carmaker called to an early morning meeting to discuss the situation. FILE PHOTO: The logo of FIAT carmaker is seen on a steering wheel in Cairo, Egypt, M...read more
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MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in talks on a comprehensive global tie-up that could address some of the main weaknesses of both carmakers, two sources with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) sign is see...read more
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(Reuters) - Indian carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal were stopped from leaving India on Saturday at Mumbai airport, according to an airport official who asked not to be named. Naresh Goyal, Chairman of Jet Airways speaks during a news conference i...read more
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A U.S. dollar banknote featuring American founding father Benjamin Franklin and a China's yuan banknote featuring late Chinese chairman Mao Zedong are seen among U.S. and Chinese flags in this illustration picture taken May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Illustration BEIJING (Reuters) - The ...read more
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at an office building in Zurich July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) - A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblower’s $20 million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS, his former employer, concluding that state...read more
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LONDON (Reuters) - The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying they would succeed where she failed by taking a deeply-divided Britain out of the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Britain's Se...read more
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he speaks at the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride event after the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo WASHINGTON ...read more
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(Reuters) - A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world’s largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co’s MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers. In February, A...read more
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SAO PAULO, May 25 (Reuters) - Brazilian card processor Cielo SA’s dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competitive market, Chief Executive Officer Paulo Caffarelli said. On Friday, Cielo said it would cut its dividend payo...read more
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TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a “substantial edge” on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal. Trump arrived in Japan on ...read more
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It’s been a little more than 10 years since the financial crisis that kicked off the Great Recession. How are Americans’ finances faring today? Credit reporting agency Experian sought to find out with their latest State of Credit report, which examined today’s consumer credit behaviors ― inc...read more
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OSSEO, Wis. — From the start, President Trump’s combative trade strategy toward China has carried the promise that short-term pain inflicted on farmers would be worth the longer-term gains for American producers, from agriculture to technology. As the trade war intensifies, faith in that ...read more
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SAN FRANCISCO — First American Financial Corporation, a provider of title insurance, said Friday that it had fixed a vulnerability in its website that exposed 885 million records related to mortgage deals going back 16 years. The vulnerability would have allowed anyone to gain access to S...read more
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OSSEO, Wis. — From the start, President Trump’s combative trade strategy toward China has carried the promise that short-term pain inflicted on farmers would be worth the longer-term gains for American producers, from agriculture to technology. As the trade war intensifies, faith in that ...read more
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The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, a rare muscle-wasting disease that, in its most severe form, kills many babies before they turn 2. The price will be $2.1 million, believed to be highest ever set for a one-time treatment. T...read more
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Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn have charged a physician and the owner of a medical consulting firm over a scheme to persuade women to have their pelvic mesh implants surgically removed to bolster the value of lawsuits against the devices’ manufacturers. The scheme alleged in the indictme...read more
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STOCKHOLM/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of “bickering”, as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions. Thunberg, 16, s...read more
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BARAO DE COCAIS, Brazil (Reuters) - It was bad enough for Paulo de Morais when he was expelled in early February from the house where he lived for 22 years, in the shadow of a mining dam at risk of collapse. Flavio Godinho, the Civil Defense Agency Lieutenant, reacts as he talks with journa...read more
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