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Sep 22, 2019

Vivendi set to widen legal battle against Mediaset beyond Italy-sources
Vivendi is taking steps to widen its legal battle against Mediaset beyond Italy, in a move that indicates the French media group has not liquidated its stake in the Italian broadcaster, two sources close to the matter said.

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Sep 22, 2019

UPDATE 3-Travel group Thomas Cook battles for survival ahead of Monday deadline
* Company could go into administration early Monday (Adds airline details)

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Sep 22, 2019

RPT-After 'Howdy Modi,' Trump and India's PM could sign trade deal
The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September, people familiar with the talks said

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Sep 22, 2019

UPDATE 2-Two flights diverted from Dubai due to suspected drones
Two flights were diverted from Dubai International Airport on Sunday due to suspected drone activity, the hub's operator said, at least the second disruption of its kind there this year.

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Sep 22, 2019

UPDATE 1-Two flights diverted from Dubai due to suspected drones - airport operator
Two flights were diverted from Dubai International Airport on Sunday due to suspected drone activity, the hub's operator said - at least the second disruption of its kind there this year.

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Sep 22, 2019

Dubai airports says two flights diverted due to suspected drone activity
Two flights were diverted from Dubai International airport on Sunday due to suspected drone activity, a Dubai Airports spokesman said.

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Sep 22, 2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Fund managers gird for long trade war after FedEx slide
A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp is prompting some high-profile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated.

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Sep 22, 2019

Who will wear the Emmy crown? New faces battle old favorites for top TV awards
"Game of Thrones" looks set to crown its final season with another best drama series Emmy on Sunday despite an array of new contenders jostling for the most prestigious awards in television.

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Sep 22, 2019

Deutsche Bahn sees big windfall from climate change package
Germany's Deutsche Bahn expects the government's 50 billion euro climate change package to generate the railway company's biggest growth spurt in its 180-year history, the state-owned firm's boss said on Sunday.

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Sep 22, 2019

UPDATE 1-Travel group Thomas Cook battles for survival with final creditor meeting
* Company could go into administration early Monday (Adds Condor statement, Raab details)

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Sep 22, 2019

UPDATE 2-Egypt trading suspended as shares plunge after protests
Trading on Egypt's stock exchange was suspended on Sunday after the EGX 100 dropped by 5%, a fall that analysts linked to protests which broke out in Cairo and other cities over the weekend.

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Sep 22, 2019

CORRECTED-Egyptian exchange suspends trading after EGX 100 plunges - bourse data
Egypt's stock exchange suspended trading for 30 minutes on Sunday after the EGX 100 index fell by 5%, bourse data showed.

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Sep 22, 2019

Egyptian exchange suspends trading after EGX 100 plunges - bourse data
Egypt's stock exchange suspended trading for 30 minutes on Sunday after the EGX 100 index fell by 5%, bourse data showed.

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Sep 22, 2019

UPDATE 1-Egypt's main stock index falls 3.7% in early trading
Egypt's main stock index lost more than 3% in early trading on Sunday and trading was suspended in at least 35 shares for 10 minutes after they fell by over 5%, bourse data showed.

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Sep 22, 2019

Travel group Thomas Cook battles for survival with final creditor meeting
Bosses at Britain's Thomas Cook were meeting lenders and creditors on Sunday to decide whether the world's oldest travel company could survive until Monday, or face a chaotic collapse that would be felt around the world.

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Sep 22, 2019

Egypt's main index down 1.8% at open
Egypt's main stock index was down 1.8% at opening on Sunday.

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Sep 22, 2019

UPDATE 1-Brookfield, Dubai's Meraas Holding create $1.4 bln retail JV
Canada's Brookfield Asset Management and Dubai's Meraas Holding have agreed to form a joint venture valued at 5 billion dirham ($1.4 billion) to own and operate Meraas' retail assets.

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Sep 22, 2019

Eyes on U.S. prize, Primark considers Central American suppliers
Confident it can crack the $300 billion U.S. clothing and shoes market where many other foreign retailers have failed, Britain's Primark is ready to raise its bet on the country by securing new sources of fast fashion in central America.

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Sep 22, 2019

Brookfield, Dubai's Meraas Holding create $1.4 bln retail JV
Canada's Brookfield Asset Management and Dubai's Meraas Holding have agreed to form a joint venture valued at 5 billion dirham ($1.4 billion) to own and operate Meraas' retail assets.

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Sep 22, 2019

Big companies commit to slash emissions ahead of U.N. climate summit
Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon future, organizers said on Sunday.

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Sep 21, 2019

Saudi Arabia tells Japan's biggest refiner about possible shipment change- Nikkei
Saudi state oil firm Aramco has told Japanese refiner JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy about a possible change in shipment, raising concern about the kingdom's ability to supply crude oil a week after attacks on its refineries, the Nikkei Asian Review reported.

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Sep 21, 2019

Viacom buys exclusive cable rights to "Seinfeld" from Sony
Viacom Inc said on Saturday it has bought the exclusive cable rights to classic television sitcom "Seinfeld" from Sony Pictures Television, days after Netflix Inc landed the global streaming rights for the show.

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Sep 21, 2019

India's Petronet signs LNG deal with Tellurian
Petronet LNG and U.S. liquefied natural gas developer Tellurian Inc signed an initial agreement under which the Indian company and its affiliates will negotiate to buy up to 5 million tonnes per annum of liquefied natural gas, the companies said on Saturday.

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Sep 21, 2019

UPDATE 1-SoftBank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil -exec
Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the country in around two weeks' time, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday.

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Sep 21, 2019

CORRECTED-Softbank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil -exec
Japan's SoftBank Group is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil, the group's head in the country, André Maciel, said on Friday.

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Sep 21, 2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia to wait for investigation before responding to attacks -minister
Saudi Arabia will wait for the results of an investigation before responding to last weekend's attack on its oil facilities, for which it believes Iran is responsible, a senior official said on Saturday.

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Sep 21, 2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi says it will respond appropriately if probe confirms Iran's role in attacks
Saudi Arabia will take appropriate steps to respond to an attack on its oil facilities if, as expected, a Saudi investigation confirms that Iran is responsible, a senior official said on Saturday.

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Sep 21, 2019

Italy's Conte calls on Delta to commit more to Alitalia
Delta Air Lines should consider increasing its planned investment in the rescue of Alitalia, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Saturday as talks over the relaunch of the Italian flagship carrier drag on.

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Sep 21, 2019

Saudi says it will respond appropriately if probe confirms Iran's role in attacks
Saudi Arabia will take appropriate steps to respond to an attack on its oil facilities if, as expected, a Saudi investigation confirms that Iran is responsible, a senior official said on Saturday.

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Sep 21, 2019

UPDATE 1-Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sept 21 (Reuters) - H ealth authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, to counter the second-worst outbreak of the virus in history.

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Sep 21, 2019

After 'Howdy Modi,' Trump and India's PM could sign trade deal
The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September, people familiar with the talks said

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Sep 21, 2019

Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sept 21 (Reuters) - H ealth authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, to counter the ongoing outbreak.

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Sep 21, 2019

Saudi Aramco has come out of the attacks "stronger than ever" - CEO
Saudi Aramco has emerged from the Sept. 14 attacks on its oil facilities "stronger than ever", chief executive officer Amin Nasser told employees in a message.

Reuters Company News
Sep 20, 2019

CORRECTED-Delaware judge says Tesla board must face trial over Musk's mega-pay package
A Delaware judge ruled on Friday that Tesla Inc's board of directors must defend at a trial Chief Executive Elon Musk's multibillion dollar pay package, which a shareholder lawsuit said unjustly enriched the head of the electric vehicle company.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. trade regulators approve some Apple tariff exemptions amid broader reprieve
U.S. trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple Inc amid a broader reprieve on levies on computer parts, according to a public docket published by the U.S. Trade Representative and a Federal Register notice.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 3-Hopes for trade breakthrough fade as China cancels U.S. farm visits
A U.S.-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy trade negotiators wrapped up two days of negotiations in Washington.

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Sep 20, 2019

U.S. trade regulators approve some Apple tariff exemption requests
U.S. trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple Inc .

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Sep 20, 2019

In tech 'awakening,' U.S. workers at Google, Amazon join climate protests
Hundreds of workers from Google, Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climate-change marches in San Francisco and Seattle, saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action.

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Sep 20, 2019

Northrop Grumman's Orbital Sciences Corp wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon
Orbital Sciences Corp, a unit of Northrop Grumman Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)

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Sep 20, 2019

WRAPUP 8-Inspired by Swedish teen, worldwide protest demands climate action
By Gabriella Borter, Fabrizio Bensch and Patpicha Tanakasempipat

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Sep 20, 2019

Softbank evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies for investment - exec
Japan's SoftBank Group is evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies with high growth potential for possible investments, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-Few U.S. lawmakers hit 'like' button after Facebook CEO visits Capitol Hill
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up three days of discussions with Washington movers and shakers on Friday, with few if any indications he had won new "friends" to help the top social media company deal with multiple probes by Congress, state attorneys general and federal regulators.

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Sep 20, 2019

Warren, Sanders to visit striking GM workers as dispute continues
Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor dispute threatens to enter its second week.

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Sep 20, 2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks fall as China cancels U.S. farm visits, yields dip
* China agriculture delegation scraps U.S. farm visit to Montana

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps
Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing model.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 1-Speculators up net long U.S. dollar bets to 5-week high -CFTC, Reuters
Speculators boosted their net long bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to a five-week high, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $15.29 billion in the week ended Sept. 17. The net long dollar position had stood at $13.33 billion last week. To be long a currency means traders believe it will

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Sep 20, 2019

US STOCKS-Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland
* Indexes end: Dow -0.59%, S&P 500 -0.49%, Nasdaq -0.80% (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments to close)

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 9-Oil slips on trade fears but soars in week after Saudi production attacked
* Geopolitical tensions rise as Saudi coalition attacks Yemen

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Sep 20, 2019

Phillips 66 says Beaumont oil terminal remains shut down
Operations at Phillips 66's Beaumont oil terminal in Nederland, Texas, remained temporarily shut down on Friday and crews are assessing potential damage from flooding, the company said in a statement.

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Sep 20, 2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street falls as trade optimism fizzles
Wall Street dropped on Friday after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana next week, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 1-Fed's Rosengren flags risks to economy in WeWork-style model
The rise in co-working spaces, like those offered by WeWork, may be a source of financial instability that could make the next U.S. recession worse by sparking a run on commercial real estate, Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren said on Friday.

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Sep 20, 2019

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:

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Sep 20, 2019

Speculators up net long USD bets to 5-week high -CFTC, Reuters
Speculators boosted their net long bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to a five-week high, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 1-Uber sues New York City over new 'cruising and licensing caps
Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying the rule threatens to undermine Uber's ride-sharing model.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 3-Walmart to stop sales of e-cigarettes in U.S. stores -company memo
Walmart Inc told staff on Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores, amid a growing crackdown on surging teenage use of such products, reports of vaping-related lung disease and some deaths.

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Sep 20, 2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX set to log first weekly loss in three as stimulus cheer fades
An index of Latin American currencies fell on Friday, set for its first weekly loss in three, as optimism over a fresh round of stimulus for emerging economies was offset by doubts about progress in U.S.-China trade talks. MSCI's index of Latin American currencies fell 0.4% with Brazil's real hovering at two-week lows. The real was on course to lose nearly 2%, in part after Brazil's central bank cut its

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Sep 20, 2019

Uber sues New York City over 'cruising cap' rule -filing
Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday over a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend in their vehicles in Manhattan without passengers, saying the rule threatens to undermine the company's ride sharing model.

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Sep 20, 2019

US STOCKS-Wall Street drops after China cancels visit to Montana farmland
* Indexes: Dow -0.22%, S&P 500 -0.20%, Nasdaq -0.57% (Updates to midday)

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-Hopes for trade breakthrough fade as China cancels U.S. farm visits
A U.S.-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska amid two days of ongoing talks in Washington.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-Walmart to stop sales of e-cigarettes in U.S. stores -company memo
Walmart Inc told staff on Friday it was discontinuing the sale of e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores.

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Sep 20, 2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks hit as China cancels U.S. farm visits, yields slip
* China agriculture delegation scraps U.S. farm visit to Montana

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Sep 20, 2019

EU court ruling on Starbucks, Fiat million euro tax orders on Sept. 24
* Criticism on EU use of state aid tools against tax avoidance

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Sep 20, 2019

US STOCKS-Wall Street drops as trade tensions spike
* Indexes fall: Dow 0.47%, S&P 0.51%, Nasdaq 1.01% (Updates to midday)

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-California, 22 other states take Trump to court over climate change rules
A group of 23 states on Friday sued to block the Trump administration from undoing California's authority to set strict car pollution rules, one of the biggest U.S. battles over climate change.

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Sep 20, 2019

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica row
Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company's ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row.

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Sep 20, 2019

Juventus aim to raise 300 mln euros via capital hike
Italian soccer club Juventus aim to raise up to 300 million euros through a capital increase after posting a 39.9 million euro loss in the financial year ended in June, the club said on Friday.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with U.S. antitrust probe -congressman
Congressman David Cicilline, chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into online markets during a meeting on Capitol Hill.

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Sep 20, 2019

CME to start offering options on bitcoin futures early next year
CME Group, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said on Friday it plans to launch options on its bitcoin futures contracts in the first quarter of 2020, giving traders another way to hedge their risk in the cryptocurrency.

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Sep 20, 2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street slumps after China delegates cancel U.S. farm visit
Wall Street's main indexes dropped sharply on Friday after Chinese agriculture officials who were due to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip to Montana, dampening early optimism on U.S.-China trade talks.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-Netflix chief says 'The Crown' will look a bargain after streaming explosion
Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Friday the entrance of Apple, Disney and NBC to the global streaming market will push content costs to levels that make its epic drama about the British Royal family "look like a bargain".

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Sep 20, 2019

Walmart to stop sales of electronic cigarettes in its U.S. stores -company memo
Walmart Inc on Friday sent an internal memo to its staff saying the retailer will discontinue the sale of e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 5-India cuts corporate taxes to boost manufacturing and revive growth
* Bond yields rise on concern government may borrow more (Adds details on tax cuts)

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra - Spiegel
The U.S. dollar will make up 50% of the basket of currencies backing Facebook's planned digital coin Libra, with the euro, yen, sterling and Singapore dollar comprising the rest, Der Spiegel reported, referring to a letter from Facebook.

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Sep 20, 2019

U.S. oil drillers cut rigs to lowest since May 2017 -Baker Hughes
U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for a fifth week in a row to the lowest since May 2017, even as crude prices jumped more than 7% this week after an attack halved output in the world's top oil exporter Saudi Arabia.

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Sep 20, 2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with antitrust probe -- Cicilline
Rep. David Cicilline, chair of the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into online markets during a meeting on Capitol Hill.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 1-California, 22 other states sue U.S. over Trump auto emissions rules
A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards and zero emission vehicle mandates.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-European shares log fifth week of gains, Novo Nordisk shines
European stocks clocked their fifth straight week of gains on Friday with investors buying into the oil and gas and banking sectors, and Novo Nordisk rising after U.S. approval of its oral diabetes drug.

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Sep 20, 2019

California, other states sue Trump administration over auto emissions rules
A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards and zero emission vehicle mandates.

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Sep 20, 2019

Europe's top court to rule on 'right to be forgotten' Google case on Sept. 24
* Concerns authoritarian states may want removal of certain topics

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 6-Oil heads for weekly gain of more than 7% after Saudi attacks
* Tropical storm Imelda hits U.S. energy infrastructure (Updates prices, market activity, adds commentary; changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON/SINGAPORE)

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. sanctions Iran's central bank, fund after Saudi oil attack
The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Tehran, including on Iran's central bank and a development fund, following last week's attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Riyadh and Washington have blamed on Iran.

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Sep 20, 2019

No Chinese yuan in basket underpinning Facebook's Libra - Spiegel
Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra will be backed by a basket of currencies including the U.S. dollar, euro, yen, sterling and Singapore dollar, but excluding China's yuan, Der Spiegel reported, referring to a letter from Facebook.

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Sep 20, 2019

WRAPUP 6-'This is our future' say students, as climate protests sweep globe
By Hans Lee, Philip Blenkinsop, Fabrizio Bensch and Ilze Filks

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Sep 20, 2019

US STOCKS-Wall St gains on stimulus cues, U.S.-China trade progress
* Dow rises 0.17%, S&P up 0.11%, Nasdaq off 0.16% (Adds comment, details; updates prices)

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Aramco sees full oil production from attacked sites by end September
Saudi state oil company Aramco said it will bring back by end September full crude output at Abqaiq and Khurais, the two oil facilities damaged by attacks last weekend that U.S. officials have blamed on Iran.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-Novo Nordisk wins U.S. approval for first-of-its-kind oral diabetes drug
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an oral version of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug semaglutide, a boost for the Danish drugmaker which hopes to transform the market by offering patients a non-injectable treatment.

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Sep 20, 2019

Odebrecht hires Lazard to sell its stake in Brazil's Braskem - report
Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA has hired investment banking unit of Lazard to sell its stake in the petrochemical company Braskem SA, news website Brazil Journal reported on Friday.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-Camber Capital to discuss Amag's board composition with shareholders
Camber Capital Management on Friday unveiled a stake of about 13% in Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc and said it intends to discuss the drugmaker's board composition with shareholders, weeks after an activist investor called for a board shake-up.

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Sep 20, 2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stimulus supports stocks, oil heads higher
* Oil up on day, poised for biggest weekly jump since January (Updates throughout with open of U.S. markets, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

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Sep 20, 2019

U.S. appeals court reinstates Nomura bond trader's conviction
A U.S. appeals court reinstated the conspiracy conviction of a former Nomura Holdings Inc trader accused of lying to customers about mortgage bond prices, in a victory for prosecutors in their crackdown on improper sales tactics.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 1-Trump says U.S. has sanctioned Iran's central bank
The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran's central bank, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday, nearly a week after attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that some U.S. officials have pinned on Tehran.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-McDermott International gets takeover interest for its Lummus Technology unit
McDermott International Inc said on Friday it received takeover interests for all or part of its technology business that could value the unit at over $2.5 billion, sending its shares up about 66% in morning trade.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil police accuse Vale and TÜV SÜD of fraud before dam burst -document
Brazilian federal police proposed criminal charges against Vale SA, auditor TÜV SÜD and 13 of their employees, alleging fraud in relation to a deadly dam collapse in January, according to a document seen by Reuters on Friday.

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Sep 20, 2019

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year - exec
Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company presses ahead despite authorities around the world pouring cold water on the plans.

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Sep 20, 2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves oral diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an oral version of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug semaglutide, a boost for the Danish drugmaker which hopes to transform the market by offering patients a non-injectable treatment.

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Sep 20, 2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies fall as stimulus cheer fades, Brazil stocks rise
Latin American currencies lost ground against the dollar on Friday as optimism stemming from stimulus in major economies began to fade, while stocks in Brazil led the charge among regional indices. MSCI's index of Latin American currencies fell 0.4% in early trading hours with Brazil's real hovering at two-week lows. The real in on course to lose nearly 2% of its value against the dollar mostly due to the central bank on Wednesday cutting its interest-rate to a re

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Sep 20, 2019

Taiwanese businesses look to India as alternative to China
Taiwan is pitching India as a potential business destination to its tech, auto, renewable energy and farm sector firms as the United States' trade war with China has pushed its companies to look for newer markets, two officials said on Friday.

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Sep 20, 2019

FDA approves oral diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an oral version of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug semaglutide, a boost for the Danish drugmaker which hopes to transform the market by offering patients a non-injectable treatment.

Reuters Company News
Sep 20, 2019

Trump: U.S. is making a lot of progress with China
President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that the United States is making a lot of progress with China, as two of the world's biggest economies work toward resolving their protracted trade dispute.

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Sep 20, 2019

US STOCKS-Wall St edges higher on stimulus efforts, trade hopes
* Indexes up: Dow 0.24%, S&P 0.25%, Nasdaq 0.13% (Updates to open)

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