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U.S. chief executives back revised USMCA trade deal

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 21:03
The Business Roundtable, a trade group of top U.S. chief executives, announced Wednesday its members backed the revised U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade deal after negotiators brought the hard-won agreement across the finishing line.
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FAA probes Boeing 737 MAX production, ex-manager warns of 'a factory in chaos'

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 20:58
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it was investigating production issues at Boeing Co's 737 MAX factory, raised by an ex-manager who warned that schedule pressure and worker fatigue undermined quality and raised safety risks.
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Factbox: FAA chief says 737 MAX will not be cleared to fly in 2019

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 20:58
U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Steve Dickson confirmed on Wednesday the agency will not allow Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, involved in two fatal crashes in five months, to resume flying before the end of 2019.
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Europe launches 'Green Deal' as Thunberg denounces climate inaction

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 18:50
Europe sought to bolster the world's faltering battle against climate change on Wednesday with its "Green Deal" to slash fossil fuel dependence, while teen activist Greta Thunberg rebuked global leaders for dragging their feet.
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U.N. head demands bolder climate action or 'we are doomed'

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 18:50
U.N. chief Antonio Guterres exhorted major world economies on Wednesday to signal more ambitious commitments to cut greenhouse emissions as climate talks in Madrid hit an intense phase.
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Special Report: Icebound - The climate-change secrets of 19th century ship's logbooks

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 18:48
On November 14, 1881, an American called George Melville limped across a frozen delta in Siberia and pulled a pole from the snow with his frost-bitten hands.
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Jewish grocery was targeted in New Jersey attack, motives unclear: officials

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 18:45
Two armed individuals targeted a New Jersey kosher grocery in an attack that killed six people including the shooters, though the motive of the attack remains unclear, public safety officials said on Wednesday.
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Stocks edge higher as trade deadline nears, oil falls

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 18:43
Global equity markets rose on Wednesday as investors expected U.S. President Donald Trump would delay his promised new tariffs on Chinese goods, while oil prices fell after data showed an unexpected rise in U.S. crude inventories.
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Fleeing Rohingya on trial in Myanmar for 'illegal travel'

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 17:56
Dozens of Rohingya Muslims appeared in a Myanmar court on Wednesday to face charges of traveling illegally after they were arrested while fleeing apartheid-like conditions in the country's Rakhine state.
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Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time's Person of the Year

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 17:40
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change, has been named Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2019.
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Dow hit by losses in Boeing, Home Depot; S&P 500, Nasdaq edge higher

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 17:27
The blue-chip Dow Jones index came under pressure from losses in Boeing and Home Depot on Wednesday, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq eked out gains as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy statement for clues on the strength of the economy.
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After year of living dangerously, Fed expected to signal time to lie low

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 17:24
The U.S. Federal Reserve holds its last policy meeting of 2019 on Wednesday, having completed a year-long U-turn that saw it abandon a tightening cycle and lower borrowing costs three times in response to the global trade war.
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Revamped USMCA allows Mexico to bring labor complaints in U.S.: Mexican official

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 17:15
Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday that under changes to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), Mexico will be able to bring labor complaints against companies and workplaces in the United States.
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U.S. Senate could start impeachment trial next month: McConnell

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 16:59
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday said that the Republican-led chamber could start an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, next month.
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U.S. inflation firms in November; Fed seen on hold

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 16:23
U.S. consumer prices increased solidly in November, which together with labor market strength could support the Federal Reserve's intention not to cut interest rates again in the near term after reducing borrowing costs three times this year.
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'Vindication' - Saudi Arabia hails 10% debut jump in Aramco shares

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 15:57
Saudi Aramco shares surged the maximum permitted 10% above their IPO price on their Riyadh stock market debut on Wednesday, in a move hailed by the government as a vindication of its towering $2 trillion valuation of the state oil company.
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time's Person of the Year

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 15:51
Greta Thunberg, the teen activist from Sweden who has urged immediate action to address a global climate crisis, was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2019 on Wednesday.
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Suu Kyi in court as genocide case set out against Myanmar

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 15:31
Mass rapes, the burning alive of Muslim Rohingya families in their homes and the killing with knives of dozens of children were described by Gambia's legal team as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the U.N.'s highest court on Tuesday.
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Demonstrations mark case against Myanmar at U.N.'s World Court

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 15:31
Hearings are underway at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, where Myanmar is accused of genocide against its minority Muslim Rohingya population during a 2017 military crackdown.
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Suu Kyi tell U.N.'s top court charge of Rohingya genocide is 'misleading'

Reuters - Τετ, 2019-12-11 14:51
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday rejected accusations of genocide committed against her country's Muslim Rohingya minority as "incomplete and misleading", and said the case should not be heard by the U.N.'s highest court.
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