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Trump praises U.S. congressman from Montana who body-slammed reporter

By Jeff Mason MISSOULA, Mont. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday heaped praise on a U.S. congressman from Montana who body-slammed a reporter during...

China third quarter GDP growth slows to 6.5 percent year-on-year, missing...

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economy grew at a slower than expected pace of 6.5 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, marking...

Oil prices edge up, but set for weekly loss on stock...

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices nudged higher on Friday but were set for a second weekly drop amid higher U.S. crude inventories,...

Euro near one-week low as Italian budget raises EU political risks

By Vatsal Srivastava SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The euro hovered near a one-week low against the dollar on Friday as the European Commission’s criticism of Italy’s...

Asia shares extend slump as global sentiment sours

By Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Stocks in Asia fell on Friday as global sentiment soured on issues ranging from trade worries, Italy’s 2019 budget,...

U.S. Interior Department watchdog faults Zinke’s travel practices: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department’s watchdog agency has said in a report that sending a security detail to protect Interior Secretary Ryan...
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U.S. economic policy toward China to get tougher, say economists: Reuters...

By Manjul Paul and Rahul Karunakar BENGALURU (Reuters) – U.S. trade policy toward China over the next few years will become more confrontational, according to...

China’s third-quarter GDP growth set to hit weakest since 2009 amid...

By Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s third-quarter GDP data on Friday is expected to show growth slipped to its weakest pace since the global...

Tesla launches new Model 3 with mid-range battery: Electrek

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc is launching a new version of its Model 3 sedan with a “mid-range” battery priced at $45,000, automotive news website...

Exclusive: U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariffs retaliation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is requesting that a World Trade Organization dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation...

PayPal quarterly profit beats estimates, shares rise

By Anna Irrera NEW YORK (Reuters) – PayPal Holdings Inc <PYPL.O> on Thursday reported a third-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates as the company...

Micron to buy Intel’s stake in joint venture IM Flash Technologies

(Reuters) – Micron Technology Inc <MU.O> said on Thursday it would buy Intel Corp’s <INTC.O> non-controlling interest in their IM Flash Technologies joint venture...
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Amazon to open Manchester office as it adds 1,000 British jobs

LONDON (Reuters) – Amazon.com <AMZN.O> is opening its first office in Manchester, northern England, and expanding two other centers to house 1,000 new R&D...

In toothy prequel, piranha-like fish menaced Jurassic seas

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – You can call it a prehistoric prequel. Scientists said on Thursday they have unearthed in southern Germany the fossil of...

U.S. making serious efforts to comply with EU data rules: EU...

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The United States is making serious efforts to comply with a landmark data transfer pact agreed two years...

South Korea’s taxi drivers protest against plans for carpool service

By Haejin Choi and Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of South Korean taxi-drivers held a massive rally on Thursday in Seoul, the...

Tax byte: Africans fear trend towards levies on data, services

By Elias Biryabarema and Joe Bavier KAMPALA/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The brisk business Julius Kirya did from his cash transfer kiosk in the Ugandan capital has...

TSMC third-quarter profit down 0.9 percent, in line with market forecasts

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) <2330.TW> <TSM.N>, the world’s largest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday third-quarter net profit fell 0.9...
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Motor racing: Perez sees bright future for reborn Force India

By Alan Baldwin AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Mexican Sergio Perez saw a bright future for Force India after the Formula One team finally confirmed on...

Motor racing: I should have done better, says Vettel

By Alan Baldwin AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Sebastian Vettel recognized on Thursday that he and Ferrari had made mistakes this season but refused to single...

Alonso hails Hamilton as one of the F1 greats

By Alan Baldwin AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s former team mate Fernando Alonso hailed the Briton as a Formula One great on Thursday and...