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Renault chairman dismisses fears over potential Maubeuge closure

FILE PHOTO: Chairman of Renault SA Jean-Dominique Senard attends a news conference at French carmaker Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, France, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau PARIS (Reuters) – Renault (RENA.PA) has no plans to close its Maubeuge plant in northern France, Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Sunday, two days after…

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EU trade commissioner Hogan mulling candidacy for WTO chief

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European trade commissioner Phil Hogan is considering putting his name forward as a candidate to be the next director-general of the World Trade Organization, his spokesman said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: European Trade Commissioner-designate Phil Hogan of Ireland attends his hearing before the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium September…

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Embraer negotiating $600 million bank financing for exports

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA is seen at the company’s headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA), the world’s third largest commercial jet builder, should obtain $600 million in credit lines from…

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Londoners Join in Protests Against Police Brutality

NOW PLAYING Londoners Join in Protests Against Police Brutality SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Arrives at International Space Station Protests in Los Angeles Over Police Violence Police Clear Protesters From Union Square in N.Y.C. Minnesota Needs to ‘Get Tougher’ on Protesters, Trump Says Watch: SpaceX Launches Astronauts Into Orbit Minnesota Governor Fully Mobilizes State…

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Southwest Airlines CEO sees low-fare environment when traffic returns

FILE PHOTO: Southwest Airlines jets are parked on the tarmac during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at Baltimore Washington International Airport in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (Reuters) – Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly said on Friday he expects a “brutal low-fare” environment when traffic…

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Google postpones Android 11 unveiling amid U.S. protests

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Google is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Saturday said it has postponed next week’s planned unveiling of the beta version of its latest Android 11 mobile operating system in light of protests and unrest in…

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U.S. pipeline operator Energy Transfer warns of coming job cuts

FILE PHOTO: Construction work continues on Sunoco’s Mariner East II natural gas pipeline near Morgantown in Chester County, Pennsylvania, August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. pipeline operator Energy Transfer LP (ET.N) will begin cutting about 6% of its workforce next week, underscoring the spreading impact of weak oil and…

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Wall Street ends mostly higher as U.S.-China spat simmers

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks finished mostly higher on Friday after President Donald Trump announced measures against China in response to new security legislation that were less threatening to the U.S. economy than investors had feared. The Dow ended the session slightly lower, but all three indexes rose for the week and registered…

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