Tag Archives: United States

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U.N. says Chinese-style rural reforms can cut African migration

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – The world's poorest countries can stem migration by emulating China's rural reforms, & should ditch any get-rich-quick ideas approximately exposing their farmers to the…

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Toshiba to brief on Westinghouse impairment charges on Friday

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp will brief analysts on Friday on impairment changes at its U.S. nuclear power unit Westinghouse. Chief Executive Masashi Muromachi & Westinghouse chief Danny Roderick will…

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Osborne U-Turn On Tax Credits And Police Cuts

George Osborne has announced he will ditch controversial cuts to police budgets & tax credits. The Chancellor revealed the major U-turn as he outlined spending plans for the Government over…

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Politicians slam tax-avoiding Pfizer-Allergan mega-deal

By Kevin Drawbaugh & Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. politicians condemned Pfizer Inc's deal with Allergan Plc as a tax dodge on Monday, bringing another round of hand-wringing in…

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Airbus seals riposte to rivals as regulators back revamped A320

By Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus said on Tuesday it had won certification for the A320neo, paving the way for first delivery of a revamped, best-selling jet that has…

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Bezos space firm claims reusable rocket breakthrough

The private space firm founded by Internet entrepreneur Jeff Bezos claimed a breakthrough for its space travel efforts Tuesday with the launch of a reusable rocket. Bezos announced the milestone…

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Strong euro zone, U.S. offset global fears – German Ifo economist

MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) – German business sentiment has been barely affected by weak data from emerging markets, the Volkswagen emissions scandal & Islamist attacks in Paris, Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe…

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U.S. politicians slam tax-avoiding Pfizer-Allergan deal

By Kevin Drawbaugh & Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. politicians condemned Pfizer Inc's deal with Allergan Plc as a tax dodge on Monday, bringing another round of hand-wringing in…

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AstraZeneca sells U.S. drug rights to Perrigo for $380 million

(Reuters) – AstraZeneca said on Monday it had finalised plans to divest its Crohn’s disease drug Entocort by selling U.S. rights to the medicine to Perrigo for $380 million (250…

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Jordan's King Abdullah to discuss war on Syria militants with Putin

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan's King Abdullah, a U.S. ally, will hold talks in Moscow on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin on how to tackle "terror groups"…