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Thailand economy likely shrank in Q3 on COVID-19 curbs

© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: Sunset in Bangkok captured a view of Bangkok’s port, along Chao Phraya River, on June 2, 2021. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File photo By Devayani Sathyan BENGALURU, (Reuters) – Thailand’s economy is likely to have fallen back into recession last quarter as tight restrictions on COVID-19 spread hit consumption, and the already ailing tourist sector. […]

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China coal’s last hurrah comes too late for old mining towns -Breaking

5/5 © Reuters. An excavator sift by dunes of low-grade coal close to a coal mine in Pingdingshan, Henan province, China November 5, 2021. Image taken November 5, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Track 2/5 By David Stanway PINGDINGSHAN, China (Reuters) – On the perimeters of an previous and depleted mine on the rugged outskirts of Pingdingshan in […]

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Texas governor calls for investigation into ‘pornography’ in school libraries -Breaking

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – Texas Governor Greg Abbott addresses the National Rifle Association’s (NRA), annual convention in Dallas Texas on May 4, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Phot/File Photo Brad Brooks LUBBOCK (Texas) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott called Wednesday on state education regulator agencies to examine the existence of pornographic books within school libraries. Abbott […]

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Beijing Stock Exchange clears companies to list on Nov 15 -filings -Breaking

© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: A view of the Chinese national flag in Beijing, China on April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo SHANGHAI, (Reuters) – China’s Beijing Stock Exchange approved 10 applications to list shares Nov. 15. The filings were made late Wednesday night. This comes two months after Chinese President Xi Jinping launched the bourse. Companies […]

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Grand jury indicts three men over 2016 U.S. election funds -Breaking

Kanishka Singh (Reuters) – A federal grand jury indicted two men who operated fraudulent political action boards during the 2016 U.S. elections and collected about $3.5million from unwitting donors, according to the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday. According to the indictment, Matthew Tunstall (Kyle Davies) and Robert Reyes solicited support for two PACs through robocalls […]

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China JD.com plans to boost investment overseas in challenge to Amazon

A number of boxes of JD.com goods are placed on the ground. Zhang Peng | LightRocket | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — JD.comCNBC spoke to one top executive about plans to expand overseas investment as Chinese ecommerce giants seek to tap international buyers. Technology giant Google has shown less aggression than its competitor AlibabaIt is […]

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FAA questions some Boeing appointees expertise for certification tasks -Breaking

© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: This April 24, 2013 photo shows the Boeing logo at Chicago’s headquarters. REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing (NYSE 🙂 Co was informed by the Federal Aviation Administration that not all its employees responsible for aircraft certification were qualified and asked the most important U.S. planemaker, Boeing, to immediately address the […]

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Government will rest next week

Elizabeth Holmes is the founder and CEO at Theranos. Reuters| Reuters SAN JOSE, CALIF. — The surprise announcement by the government Wednesday was that Elizabeth Holmes (ex-CEO of Theranos) would not be prosecuted in her criminal fraud trial. Jeffrey Schenk (assistant U.S. Attorney) stated that it is probable that the government will be resting next […]

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Hot U.S. inflation drives dollar to 2021 peaks -Breaking

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO A package of five-dollar U.S. bills are inspected by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington on March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron//File photo/File photo Tom Westbrook SYDNEY, (Reuters) – The dollar was at its highest level against the sterling and euro this week, while the yen suffered its worst month in […]

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Elon Musk sells over $1.1 billion of Tesla stock

During a press conference, Elon Musk (Tesla CEO) stands at the Foundry of Tesla Gigafactory. Getty Images| picture alliance | Getty Images Based on financial filingsOn Wednesday, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors is taking orders for a block TeslaShares via a plan he created on September 14. According to the company, sales of […]