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Facebook Says Server Change Caused Widespread Outage

Facebook Says Server Change Caused Widespread Outage

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Toyota Announces a $13 Billion Investment in the U.S.

Toyota Announces a $13 Billion Investment in the U.S.

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Microaggressions at Work

Microaggressions at Work

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Tesla Appoints a New CFO and Chief Accounting Officer

Tesla Appoints a New CFO and Chief Accounting Officer

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Pompeo says all U.S. diplomats have left Venezuela

Pompeo says all U.S. diplomats have left Venezuela

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© Reuters. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Pasay City WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All U.S. diplomats remaining in Venezuela left the country on Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, amid a political crisis over the legitimacy of President Nicolas Maduro's 2018 re-election. "U.S. diplomats will now continue that mission from other locations where they will continue to help manage the flow of humanitarian assistance to the Venezuelan people and support the democratic actors bravely resisting tyranny," Pompeo said in a statement. A U.S. official said the diplomats were flown out in a civilian charter aircraft. The State Department had already announced that it would withdraw its remaining di
Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker Remington: Connecticut court

Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker Remington: Connecticut court

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: AR-15 rifles are displayed for sale at the Guntoberfest gun show in Oaks, Pennsylvania By Tina Bellon (Reuters) - The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday allowed families who lost loved ones in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre of school children to sue Remington Outdoor Co Inc in a setback to gun makers, which until now have been largely shielded from liability. The families of nine of the victims and one survivor have said the manufacturer, along with a gun wholesaler and local retailer, are partially responsible for the carnage at the Newtown, Connecticut, school because they marketed the weapon based on its militaristic appeal. Adam Lanza, 20, used a Remington AR-15 Bushmaster rifle, a semi-automatic civilian version of the U.S. military's M-
Volkswagen’s Scania sees China rebound, braces for Brexit hit to UK orders

Volkswagen’s Scania sees China rebound, braces for Brexit hit to UK orders

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Shareholders of Volkswagen pass a Scania truck at VW's annual shareholders meeting in Hanover By Esha Vaish STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Volkswagen-owned truckmaker Scania said on Thursday that demand in China had bounced back since the start of this year, but it was bracing for a potentially significant drop in UK orders if Britain leaves the EU under a "hard" Brexit. Scania is part of Volkswagen's Traton truck unit, whose planned initial public offering in April was pulled by VW on Wednesday until market conditions improve. In November, Scania said demand in China for trucks and buses was down 10 to 15 percent from previous quarters and customers were forecasting fewer vehicle purchases for the next six months. However, CEO Henrik H
Canada mulls setting rules for crypto platforms

Canada mulls setting rules for crypto platforms

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on motherboard in this illustration picture (Reuters) - Canadian regulators are looking to create new rules for crypto trading platforms, months after the death of the founder of digital platform Quadriga CX that led to about C$180 million ($135 million) in frozen cryptocurrencies. The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) said https:// on Thursday they are considering a set of tailored regulatory requirements to address the "novel features and risks" of crypto platforms. "We must adapt to innovation, and provide clarity to the market about how regulatory requirements might
Forex – U.K. Lawmakers Vote for Brexit Delay; Pound Trims Losses

Forex – U.K. Lawmakers Vote for Brexit Delay; Pound Trims Losses

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© Reuters. Investing.com - Sterling fell Wednesday as U.K. lawmakers voted in favor of requesting a delay to Brexit beyond March 29 by a vote of 412 to 202. GBP/USD traded at $1.3255 during the voting process, but trimmed losses just after the result. Many are expecting lawmakers in Brussels to grant the U.K. a short delay to Brexit, but remain wary the EU could attached strings to an extension. EU leaders will be meeting on March 21 to discuss whether to grant the U.K. an extension to Brexit. The length of an extension and the conditionality, if any, the EU attaches will determine the market response, senior economist at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Ahead of the EU summit, Prime Minister Theresa May said she will make a third attempt to get her withdrawal deal through
Data Sheet—Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘Pivot to Privacy’ Is About More Than Just Privacy

Data Sheet—Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘Pivot to Privacy’ Is About More Than Just Privacy

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Universities Start to Come Down on Students of the Admissions Cheating Scandal

Universities Start to Come Down on Students of the Admissions Cheating Scandal

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GameStop Investors Threaten Proxy Battle Over ‘Stale Board’

GameStop Investors Threaten Proxy Battle Over ‘Stale Board’

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Term Sheet — Thursday, March 14

Term Sheet — Thursday, March 14

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JPMorgan’s Private Prison Pullback: A Generational Shift, or Low-Risk Lip Service?

JPMorgan’s Private Prison Pullback: A Generational Shift, or Low-Risk Lip Service?

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U.S. New Home Sales Fall to Three-Month Low in January

U.S. New Home Sales Fall to Three-Month Low in January

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Investing.com - Sales of new homes fell to a three-month low in January, driven by a decline in the Midwest as the housing sector continued to deteriorate. Sales U.S. single-family homes fell 6.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 607,000 units last month from a revised increase of 652,000 units in December, the Commerce Department said on Thursday. The data was delayed by two weeks due to the government shutdown at the start of the year. Economists had forecast new home sales hitting a pace 622,000 units last month. New home sales, which are drawn from permits, are volatile from month to month. The housing sector has shown signs of weakness recently, as data in January showed that existing home sales fell to its slowest pace since 2015. Meanwhile the cost of housi...
Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala halts business with Goldman Sachs amid 1MDB lawsuit

Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala halts business with Goldman Sachs amid 1MDB lawsuit

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© Reuters. The ticker symbol and logo for Goldman Sachs is displayed on a screen on the floor at the NYSE in New York By Hadeel Al Sayegh and Stanley Carvalho DUBAI/ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has suspended any new business dealings with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) since its subsidiary filed a lawsuit in November against the U.S. bank and others to recover losses suffered through its dealings with Malaysian state fund 1MDB. "We have suspended any activities with Goldman Sachs pending outcome of the litigation," Brian Lott, spokesman of Mubadala Investment Co, said in response to questions from Reuters. "The only exceptions are engagements signed prior to the litigation, which will continue as per contractual terms," he said. A
U.S. new home sales fall more than expected in January

U.S. new home sales fall more than expected in January

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© Reuters. A real estate sign advertising a new home for sale is pictured in Vienna, Virginia WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell more than expected in January, suggesting the housing market weakness persisted early in the first quarter, despite a moderation in mortgage rates. The Commerce Department said on Thursday new home sales declined 6.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 607,000 units. December's sales pace was revised higher to 652,000 units from the previously reported 621,000 units. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast new home sales, which account for about 11 percent of housing market sales, slipping 0.6 percent to a pace of 620,000 units in January. New home sales are drawn from permits and tend to be vo
Treasury’s Mnuchin: Will try to shield Trump tax returns

Treasury’s Mnuchin: Will try to shield Trump tax returns

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© Reuters. U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin speaks at the Jordan Growth and Opportunity Conference in London WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury will work to shield President Donald Trump from a congressional request to see his tax returns, protecting his privacy just like it would for any taxpayer, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday. Democrats took control of the House of Representatives this year and are expected to demand to see Trump's past tax returns, hoping the documents will help to identify any conflicts of interest posed by Trump's global business empire. Trump defied decades of precedent as a presidential candidate by refusing to release his tax documents and has continued to keep them under wraps as president, sayin
U.S. college admissions scandal sparks $500 billion lawsuit

U.S. college admissions scandal sparks $500 billion lawsuit

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© Reuters. A person walks by the Trojan Shrine at University of Southern California in Los Angeles (Reuters) - The U.S. college admissions scandal that erupted this week has triggered private litigation accusing rich, well-connected parents of buying spots for their children at prestigious schools, and keeping children of less wealthy parents out. A $500 billion civil lawsuit filed by a parent on Wednesday in San Francisco accused 45 defendants of defrauding and inflicting emotional distress on everyone whose "rights to a fair chance at entrance to college" were stolen through their alleged conspiracy. In the largest known college admissions scandal in U.S. history, federal prosecutors on Tuesday said a California company made about $25 million by charging pare
Amazon Lobbied More Government Entities Than Any Other Public U.S. Company Last Year

Amazon Lobbied More Government Entities Than Any Other Public U.S. Company Last Year

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Beto O’Rourke to Open Presidential Campaign in Iowa

Beto O’Rourke to Open Presidential Campaign in Iowa

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Shell CEO’s pay more than doubles to $22.8 million in 2018

Shell CEO’s pay more than doubles to $22.8 million in 2018

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: CEO of Royal Dutch Shell van Beurden meets with Russian President Putin in Moscow LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSa) Chief Executive Ben van Beurden saw his pay package more than double to 20.1 million euros ($22.8 million) in 2018, mainly thanks to a bonus and an incentive plan for delivering on targets, the oil company said on Thursday. It was the second highest pay on record for van Beurden since he became CEO in 2014 and received 24.2 million euros that year - mainly because of changes in pension payments and tax calculations as a result of his promotion. As the oil prices plunged, his pay fell to 5.6 million euros in 2015, before recovering to 8.6 million in 2016 and 8.9 million in 2017. Shell said van Beurden's role was crit
Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Thursday

Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Thursday

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© Reuters. Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Thursday, March 14: 1. British Parliament Votes on Delaying Brexit British lawmakers rejected the prospect of leaving the European Union without a deal in place on March 29, paving the way for later in the day that could delay Brexit until at least the end of June. The vote is set to take place at around 1:00PM ET (17:00 GMT). British finance minister said Brussels might insist on a long delay to Brexit if the U.K. government requests an extension to the process. May said on Wednesday lawmakers would need to agree a way forward before an extension could be obtained. An extension would need to be agreed unanimously with all other 27 EU member states, some of which have alread
Hungary PM Orban asks European conservatives not to expel his Fidesz party

Hungary PM Orban asks European conservatives not to expel his Fidesz party

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Hungary PM Orban delivers annual state of the nation address BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has written to conservative European leaders who initiated the expulsion of his Fidesz party from the European People's Party group, apologizing for offensive language but maintaining his political positions. According to a copy of a letter obtained by Reuters on Thursday, Orban asked the leader of the Flemish Christian Democrats, Wouter Beke, to reconsider his proposal to eject Fidesz. A government spokesman said similar letters were sent to all 13 parties that joined in the proposal.Source: Investing.com -- Read: Original Article