NEW YORK (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc and Pinterest, two of the highest profile internet companies planning to go public this year, have picked the New York Stock Exchange as the venue for their stock listings, according to sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A Pinterest banner hangs on the facade of the New
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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) – A tech rally led by Apple Inc pushed Wall Street higher on Thursday as jitters over the Federal Reserve’s forecast of an economic slowdown were calmed by upbeat
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic head of a U.S. congressional investigative panel on Thursday pressed the White House for information on whether President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, used the unofficial WhatsApp messaging tool to communicate sensitive or classified information with foreign leaders. FILE PHOTO: White House adviser Jared Kushner looks on during
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BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Rescue workers plucked more survivors to safety from trees and roofs on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands. Helicopters whirred above the turbid, red-brown flood waters searching for people to ferry back
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU lawmakers will vote next Tuesday on whether to endorse an overhaul of the bloc’s two-decade old copyright rules as Google and internet activists stepped up their criticism of a requirement to install copyright filters. FILE PHOTO: Google Senior Vice President and General Counsel Kent Walker appears before the House Intelligence Committee
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BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Anti-graft campaigner Zuzana Caputova could win 60.5 percent of votes in Slovakia’s presidential election run-off, an opinion poll showed on Thursday, an outcome that would stand in contrast to the rise of populist, nationalist politicians across Europe. FILE PHOTO: Slovakia’s presidential candidate Zuzana Caputova speaks after the first unofficial results at a
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LONDON (Reuters) – Simone Biles believes U.S gymnastics is moving in a positive direction after the “dark place” it found itself in a year ago following a sex-abuse scandal. FILE PHOTO: Simone Biles smiles during warm-ups at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder The Texas-based 22-year-old, winner of
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron warned Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that Britain would face a disorderly departure from the European Union if she fails to get parliamentary approval for her deal on the third attempt next week. President of the European Council Donald Tusk arrives to deliver a statement on Brexit
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HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland’s data protection ombudsman said on Thursday he would investigate whether Nokia-branded phones had breached data rules after a report said the handsets sent information to China. FILE PHOTO: Visitors gather outside the Nokia booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez Nokia-branded mobile phones are
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU leaders will tell Theresa May on Thursday she can have two months to organise an orderly Brexit but Britain could face a hugely disruptive ejection from the bloc next Friday if the prime minister fails to win backing from parliament. President of the European Council Donald Tusk arrives to deliver a
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CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – Ibrahim Abdelhalim was at his mosque last week in the Linwood neighborhood of Christchurch, New Zealand, delivering a prayer as he usually does on Friday afternoons. The 67-year-old grandfather had already spoken about “tasting the sweetness of faith” as a Muslim obedient to God and willing to serve humanity. FILE PHOTO: Imam Ibrahim
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FILE PHOTO: Conservative MP Oliver Letwin arrives to attend a cabinet meeting at Number 10 Downing Street in London, Britain February 23, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth LONDON (Reuters) – The British parliament should be given the opportunity to find an alternative way to leave the European Union and MPs would support a Norway-style post-Brexit relationship, Conservative
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ADDIS ABABA/JAKARTA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co faced growing pressure in Washington on Wednesday as U.S. lawmakers called for executives to testify about two crashed 737 MAX jets while the world’s biggest planemaker worked on returning the grounded fleet to the skies. Ethiopian Red Cross workers carry a body bag with the remains of Ethiopian Airlines
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