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Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees – source

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co is considering giving its alliance partner Renault SA some seats on planned oversight committees after the French automaker expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, a source said. FILE PHOTO : The Nissan logo is seen at Nissan Motor Co.’s global headquarters building in Yokohama, Japan, December 17, 2018. Read More

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law fueled protests

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades. Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Read More

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees: Kyodo

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FILE PHOTO : The Nissan logo is seen at Nissan Motor Co.’s global headquarters building in Yokohama, Japan, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co is considering giving its alliance partner Renault SA some seats on planned oversight committees after the French automaker expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, Read More

VW’s Tennessee workers vote against union representation

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Reuters) – Workers at Volkswagen AG’s assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers’ (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker’s plant in the U.S. South. FILE PHOTO: Cars are seen at the Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee Read More

Court grants American Airlines’ request to end ‘devastating’ slowdown by unions

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FILE PHOTO: American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX jets sit parked at a facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., May 10, 2019. Photo taken May 10, 2019. American Airlines/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – A U.S. federal court on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc’s request to halt an alleged illegal slowdown by its mechanics’ unions that the Read More

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister

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Mexico’s Economy Minister Graciela Marquez attends a session with lawmakers and senators at the Senate building in Mexico City, Mexico June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez Read More

Wall Street ends slightly lower with Fed in focus

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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended lower on Friday, with investors cautious going into next week’s Federal Reserve meeting, while a warning from Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand weighed on Read More

Perdue Foods enters crowded plant-based alternative meat market

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(Reuters) – Perdue Foods, one of America’s largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables. FILE PHOTO: Laborers clean a pile of dry chickpea outside a warehouse, along a wholesale market, in Karachi, Pakistan November Read More

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources

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NEW YORK/BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq’s electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The General Electric logo is pictured Read More

EU’s Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions

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GENEVA (Reuters) – European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries. European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom attends an interview with Reuters in Geneva, Switzerland June 14, Read More