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But China! Cryptos crater as Congress tries to pin Zuckerberg down on ‘too big to fail’ Libra

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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies plummeted as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to defend his beleaguered digital currency Libra – a project rapidly losing institutional support as it hits one regulatory hurdle after another. If Facebook isn’t allowed to go forward with the rollout of its digital currency, China will surpass the US in technological innovation, Read More

How will Amazon deliver in its second biggest market?

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MANNHEIM, Germany (Reuters) – Every half an hour, 50 vans sweep into Amazon’s distribution center in Mannheim, Germany and sweep out again with up to 200 parcels and a precise delivery plan in each. The tightly choreographed morning operation is designed to maximize speed and minimize costs, preconditions for the success of Amazon’s rapid expansion Read More

Varney: Progressives ‘Soviet-style show trial’ part of socialist takeover of U.S. economy

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The trial involving New York’s attorney general’slawsuit against Exxon, one of the world’s largest oil and gas corporations, kicked off on Tuesday, and Fox Business Network anchor Stuart Varney said that it amounts to little more than a thinly-veiled “Soviet-style show trial” meant to advance a socialist takeover of the U.S. economy. VARNEY: TRUMP SPEECH IN Read More

Jason Chaffetz: Pelosi’s drug pricing plan doesn’t add up – past health care cost estimates wildly inaccurate

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The headlines were bold, trumpeting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s new legislation to lower drug prices, H.R. 3. Many mainstream media outlets said the drug plan would save Medicare $345 billion. Wow. However, each breathless story included the phrase “according to the Congressional Budget Office.” Well, that’s a horse of a different color. You see, the Read More

UPDATE 2-S.Korea warns of “serious risk” from vaping, considers sales ban

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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea on Wednesday advised people to stop using liquid e-cigarettes due to growing health concerns and vowed to speed up an investigation into whether to ban sales, a move likely to hit major producers such as Juul and local tobacco company KT&>. A man vapes in Seoul, South Korea, October 23, Read More

Toyota’s luxury Lexus brand plans battery EV launch in 2020

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FILE PHOTO: Toyota Motor Corp’s Lexus brand logo is displayed at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan, November 2, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor’s (7203.T) Lexus will launch its first all-battery electric vehicle next year, as the luxury brand races to market a battery-operated car amid growing competition to develop Read More

South Korea warns against ‘grave threat’ from liquid e-cigarettes

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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s health minister on Wednesday “strongly advised” the public to stop using liquid e-cigarettes as growing health concerns fuel a global backlash against vaping. A man vapes in Seoul, South Korea, October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Heo Ran Countries around the world have been pulling electronic cigarette products from markets and restricting advertising Read More

AUTOSHOW-To go big on EVs, Japanese car makers think super-small

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TOKYO (Reuters) – As global automakers race to put long-range electric vehicles on highways amid stricter emission laws, Japanese rivals are taking a niche approach and steering towards cheaper, pint-sized runabouts to make costly battery technology more accessible. FILE PHOTO: Toyota Motor’s logo is pictured at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan October Read More

WATCH farmers roll out HUNDREDS of tractors in German cities protesting new eco-rules

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Disgruntled farmers blocked traffic by driving tractors through German cities in protest of new environmental regulations aimed at protecting birds and insects. The protests took place in 17 cities across Germany, with the largest rally held in the western city of Bonn, where the Agriculture Ministry HQ is located. Angry farmers rolled out around 1,000 Read More

Drugstore drones: UPS will fly CVS prescriptions to U.S. customers

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – United Parcel Service Inc’s new Flight Forward drone unit will soon start home prescription delivery from CVS Health Corp. FILE PHOTO: A UPS drone makes a Flight Forward medical delivery on WakeMed Health & Hospitals’ main campus in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S. in an undated photo. UPS/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo The Read More