NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth outweighed concerns about escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea and uncertainty in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Gross domestic product was revised higher to show a 3.0 percent annual growth rate in the second quarter, due partly to
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi told employees on Wednesday the ride-services company would change its culture and could go public in 18 to 36 months. Khosrowshahi, who led Expedia Inc (EXPE.O) for 12 years, made the remarks as he introduced himself to Uber’s workforce on Wednesday during
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eugenie Bouchard was back on center court at the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the United States Tennis Association saying it held no grudges against the Canadian who is suing the organization for negligence over injuries suffered in a locker-room fall. Usually the marquee matchups of the day are reserved for Arthur
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will turn his signature populist rhetoric toward tax reform on Wednesday in a speech expected to tout tax cuts as a way to help workers and the middle class in an economy “rigged” against them, senior White House officials said. With his domestic policy agenda stalled amid Republican
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VENICE (Reuters) – Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing”, a satire about shrinking humans to five inches tall as a solution to over-population and global warming, opened the Venice film festival on Wednesday. It kicked off days of screenings, parties and red carpet glamor at the world’s oldest film fest on the historic lagoon city’s Lido island. The
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SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations condemned North Korea’s “outrageous” firing of a ballistic missile over Japan, demanding that the isolated country halts its weapons program but holding back on any threat of new sanctions. North Korea said the launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) on Tuesday was to counter U.S. and South
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In December HPV vaccination starts in Armenia, the deputy minister of health Sergey Khachatryan told reporters, Armenpress informed. HVP vaccination is an attempt to prevent cervical cancer in Armenia where the rate of this disease is very high. In Armenia, according to the deputy director of the National Oncological Center Gagik Bazikyan, every year 150
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Development Foundation of Armenia 6 light industry companies represent Armenia with the joint pavilion at the 49th “Textilelegprom” exhibition launched today in Moscow. With the support of the Development Foundation of Armenia, the Armenian companies take part in this international exhibition already for the 5th time. All the companies attended the previous exhibitions have received export orders.
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is likely to delay implementing tough new sales quotas for electric plug-in vehicles, giving global automakers more time to prepare, four automaker and industry officials told Reuters. Based on their conversations with Chinese policymakers, the people said a final scheme for sales quotas on electric plug-in cars could be introduced within
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