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Thomson Reuters searching for CEO Smith’s successor: FT

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FILE PHOTO: Thomson Reuters Chief Executive Jim Smith speaks about the deal with U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group LP, during a staff town hall meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI.TO) has begun searching for a successor to Chief Executive Officer Jim Read More

Conor McGregor ‘set for Moscow visit’ after Khabib feud reignites

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Conor McGregor is set to visit Moscow just days after the Irish MMA star’s feud with Russian UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov spectacularly reignited. McGregor lashed out on social media after UFC boss Dana White said that the Irishman “wasn’t the man anymore,” and that undefeated Russian ruler Nurmagomedov was “calling the shots” when it Read More

Facebook open to currency-pegged stablecoins for Libra project

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O), facing growing skepticism about its digital currency project Libra, on Sunday said the initiative could use cryptocurrencies based on national currencies such as the dollar, instead of the synthetic one it initially proposed. FILE PHOTO: A 3-D printed Facebook logo is seen on U.S. dollar banknotes in this illustration Read More

Boeing expresses regret over ex-pilot’s messages on 737 MAX software

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SEATTLE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Sunday that it regrets and understands concerns raised by the release of a former Boeing test pilot’s internal instant messages noting erratic software behavior two years before deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jet. The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Read More

UPDATE 1-Boeing expresses regret over ex-pilot’s messages on 737 MAX software

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The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. Picture taken August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Sunday that it regrets and understands concerns raised by the release of a former Boeing Read More

Osram labour reps reaffirm opposition to AMS takeover offer

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MUNICH/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Austria’s AMS (AMS.S) faces opposition to its 4.5 billion euro ($5 billion) takeover bid for German lighting group Osram (OSRn.DE) from powerful shop stewards at the target company. FILE PHOTO: The logo of German lighting manufacturer Osram is illuminated at the company’s headquarters in Munich, Germany, September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert AMS Read More

Australian newspapers unite in protest against media restrictions

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s biggest newspapers were expected to run front pages on Monday made up to appear heavily redacted to protest against recent legislation that restricts press freedoms, a rare show of unity by the usually tribal media industry. Mastheads from the domestic unit of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, Australian Financial Review publisher Nine Read More

India set to eclipse US with global economic growth share by 2024

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India is expected to become a much bigger driver of global growth than the world’s current largest economy, the US, in just five years, according to Bloomberg calculations based on International Monetary Fund (IMF) data. The global economic watchdog warned about the risks of the slowdown that the world is currently facing as it downgraded Read More

Florida judge temporarily blocks law limiting ex-convicts’ right to vote in state

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A Florida judge on Friday temporarily blocked a new law that prevents ex-convicts from voting in the state until they have paid all of their fees, fines and restitution, according to a report. U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle said the law, passed by the Republican-controlled legislature this year, could be unconstitutional, Central Florida’s News 13 reported. FLORIDA’S Read More

Long-haul, fuel efficient jets underpin demand at Las Vegas air show

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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – New large corporate planes that can fly farther and an industry push toward sustainable aviation fuels are seen as bright spots as the world’s biggest business jet makers assemble in Las Vegas to showcase their offerings at the sector’s largest gathering. FILE PHOTO: Bombardier employee Francis Masse polishes the sign of Read More