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FILE PHOTO: A “UAW On Strike” sign is seen during a rally outside the shuttered General Motors Lordstown Assembly plant during the United Auto Workers national strike in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S. September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo DETROIT (Reuters) – The union representing the 48,000 workers who have been striking General Motors Co (GM.N) for
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LAGOS (Reuters) – Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity’s notoriously congested roads. The United Nations predicts that Nigeria’s population will more than double to 400 million by 2050, which would make
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(Reuters) – 1/STERLING BULLS UNLEASHED? FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Sterling bulls could be forgiven if they thought Christmas had arrived early. Deadlocked for months over Brexit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo
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FILE PHOTO: An Emirates Airline Airbus A380-800 plane takes off from Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Pike/File Photo DUBAI/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Emirates still has the right to offer flights to Mexico City, the Dubai state-owned carrier said on Sunday, after Mexican airline Aeromexico disputed an agreement between
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Higher tariffs. Slower growth. The countdown to Brexit. FILE PHOTO: A woorker packages wheel of Parmesan cheese at storehouse shelf 4 Madonne Caseificio dell’Emilia dairy cooperative in Modena, Italy, February 16 2016.REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi Halloween is still two weeks off but a witching hour for the global economy could be near as new
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers union said Saturday it will boost strike pay for 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co (GM.N) by $25 a week to $275 as a strike against the largest U.S. automaker nears the end of its fourth week. Striking union auto workers walk the picket line outside the
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SEATTLE (Reuters) – Stratolaunch Systems Corp, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) co-founder Paul Allen, said on Friday it was continuing operations after transitioning ownership, but did not name the new owner. FILE PHOTO: The world’s largest airplane, built by the late Paul Allen’s company Stratolaunch Systems, makes its first
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DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) – New Thyssenkrupp (TKAG.DE) chief executive Martina Merz on Wednesday paved the way for deeper job cuts at the ailing conglomerate, telling employees in an internal memo such a step was necessary for a much-needed turnaround. FILE PHOTO: Martina Merz, supervisory board chairwoman of German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp AG, who is set to
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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Tuesday as Washington’s blacklisting of more Chinese companies dampened hopes for a trade deal between the two countries, though unrest in Iraq and Ecuador lent some support to crude prices. FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind an oil pump outside Saint-Fiacre, near Paris, France September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Christian
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FILE PHOTO: A Mercedes-Benz “Vision URBANETIC” concept car is seen in front of the Daimler AG logo during the company’s annual news conference in Stuttgart, Germany, February 6, 2019. REUTERS/Michael Dalder BERLIN (Reuters) – Daimler (DAIGn.DE) said on Tuesday Mercedes-Benz customers in Germany could apply for a 3,000 euro ($3,350) subsidy to upgrade the exhaust
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FILE PHOTO: Spain’s acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez looks on during a news conference at the Moncloa Palace after a meeting with King Felipe in Madrid, Spain, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday he would seek to defend the country’s agricultural sector in the
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