Day: January 8, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Eleven men were charged in a Singapore court on Tuesday in connection with a large-scale oil theft at Shell’s biggest refinery, while police said they were investigating six other men arrested in a weekend raid. Police in the island-state said on Tuesday they had detained 17 men, whose ages ranged from 30
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares pared gains on Tuesday, pulling away from the cusp of a record high, while the yen stole the currency spotlight and jumped after the Bank of Japan’s slight reduction to its bond purchases reminded investors that it will eventually normalize policy. European stock futures were slightly lower, suggesting a subdued
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(Reuters) – Intel Corp (INTC.O) Chief Executive Brian Krzanich said on Monday 2 million vehicles from BMW (BMWG.DE), Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) and Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) would use its unit Mobileye’s autonomous vehicle technology to crowdsource data for building maps that enable autonomous driving. The world’s largest chipmaker bought Israeli firm Mobileye last year
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants allowed to live and work in the United States since 2001 will lose their right to remain in the country in 2019, officials said on Monday, marking the Trump administration’s latest move to tighten immigration enforcement. The United States will end the Salvadorans’ temporary protected status (TPS) on
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. Democratic politicians asked a government watchdog on Monday to scrutinize implementation of President Donald Trump’s tax law, warning that the administration could use new tax guidelines to create the appearance of a large middle-class tax cut ahead of the 2018 mid-term elections. In a letter to U.S. Comptroller General Gene
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Gwyneth Paltrow on Monday announced her engagement to U.S. television producer Brad Falchuk, saying she had decided to give marriage a second shot after accepting “the soul-stretching, pattern-breaking opportunities” of intimacy. Paltrow, 45, who famously described her 2014 separation from her Coldplay frontman husband Chris Martin as a “conscious uncoupling,”
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told farmers gathered in Tennessee that he supports crop insurance, signaling a possible shift from his proposals last year to shrink a program that many farmers rely on for funding their operations. Speaking at the American Farm Bureau’s annual convention, Trump said Congress would include
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(Reuters) – Blackstone Group (BX.N) wants to quadruple to $100 billion the assets it manages at its new unit for insurers as it seeks to boost returns for firms struggling under low interest rates, the unit’s newly appointed chief said on Monday. Blackstone recruited Chris Blunt, the former president of New York Life’s [NYLIN.UL] investments
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon’s comment that a meeting between Trump campaign officials and a group of Russians was “treasonous” focused on President Donald Trump’s son and not his former campaign manager, as Bannon now maintains, the author of a book containing the remark said on Monday. In the book, “Fire and
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