Rental firm walks away from Tesla order after quality dispute

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 20:15
Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a 5 million euros ($5.55 million) order for 85 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues, the German company said on Friday.
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Dollar firms, stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 19:06
The dollar strengthened while U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday amid growing expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates to stimulate the economy and after China said it plans to boost disposable income to spur consumption.
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Iran tanker shifts position but still at anchor off Gibraltar

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 19:00
An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West shifted position on Friday but its anchor was still down off Gibraltar and it was unclear if it was ready to set sail, a Reuters reporter said.
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Wall Street extends gains on German stimulus hope

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 18:55
U.S. stocks rose on Friday and were on track to end a bruising week on a positive note, bolstered by hopes of more stimulus from central banks to perk up slowing growth.
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Chinese U.N. ambassador urges India, Pakistan to avoid unilateral action on Kashmir

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 18:48
The Chinese ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, said on Friday that members of the Security Council generally feel India and Pakistan should both refrain from unilateral action over Kashmir.
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Two women sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate for $100 million over alleged sex abuse

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 18:03
Two women who said they were recruited 15 years ago to provide massages to Jeffrey Epstein, only to be later sexually molested by him at his Manhattan mansion, have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the financier's estate.
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U.S. Rep. Tlaib refuses Israel's 'oppressive conditions' for West Bank visit

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 17:54
U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family there because the Israeli government had imposed "oppressive conditions" to humiliate her.
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Iranian tanker moving, but still anchored in Gibraltar: witness

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 17:33
The Grace 1 Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West started to move on Friday, but its anchor was still down in the port of Gibraltar, a Reuters reporter saw a day after its detention was lifted.
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Grace 1 tanker starts to move: Reuters reporter

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 17:11
The Grace 1 Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West started to move on Friday and there was more smoke from the tanker's chimney, a Reuters reporter saw a day after its detention was lifted.
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Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions'

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 16:28
U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli government allowing her visit.
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Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 15:58
The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests.
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After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 15:47
Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds after barring her from making an official visit to Israel.
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OPEC sees bearish oil outlook for rest of 2019, points to 2020 surplus

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 15:46
OPEC delivered a downbeat oil market outlook for the rest of 2019 on Friday as economic growth slows and highlighted challenges in 2020 as rivals pump more, building a case to keep up an OPEC-led pact to curb supply.
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Schools, telephone lines to be opened in Kashmir after lockdown

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 15:27
Authorities will begin restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar where afternoon prayers went peacefully amid heavy security, the top state official said.
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A birth and a death amid Kashmir's harsh lockdown

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 15:27
Around the time Mohammad Sikander Bhat lay dying at home in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Shafiq Ahmed was racing to get his pregnant wife to a hospital, negotiating about 85 km (53 miles) of highways through a maze of heavily guarded checkpoints.
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Stocks gain on stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 14:23
World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007.
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Greenland tells Trump it is open for business but not for sale

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 14:13
Greenland on Friday dismissed the notion that it might be up for sale after reports that U.S. President Donald Trump had privately discussed with his advisers the idea of buying the world's biggest island.
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Some telephone connectivity in Kashmir to resume from Friday night, says official

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 14:12
Some telephone connections in Indian Kashmir will be restored from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar, the top state government official said, after a lengthy communications shutdown.
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Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 14:03
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the United States.
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'We're not for sale', says Greenland's foreign minister

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 13:35
Greenland's foreign minister said on Friday the world's biggest island is not for sale, commenting on media reports that U.S. President Donald Trump has privately discussed with advisers the idea of buying Greenland.
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