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DowDuPont CEO Breen takes exec chair role in new DuPont

DowDuPont CEO Breen takes exec chair role in new DuPont

Published 17/09/2018

(Reuters) - DowDuPont (DWDP.N) Chief Executive Edward Breen will oversee the specialty-products unit that carries most of the company’s legacy DuPont operations after the chemicals [more…]

Hong Kong, southern China clean up after super typhoon

Hong Kong, southern China clean up after super typhoon

Published 17/09/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up on Monday after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent [more…]

Philippine leader again vows to shut mines after deadly landslides

Philippine leader again vows to shut mines after deadly landslides

Published 17/09/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte repeated his call on Monday to shut all mines in the country following deadly landslides, hours after his [more…]

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Published 17/09/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint statement due to be made after his meeting with Russian President [more…]

Kavanaugh accuser goes public

Kavanaugh accuser goes public

Published 17/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A woman who had anonymously accused President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual misconduct in the early 1980s [more…]

‘This woman will be heard’ – White House adviser on Kavanaugh accuser

‘This woman will be heard’ – White House adviser on Kavanaugh accuser

Published 17/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Monday the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct will be [more…]

Pakistan auctions cars in austerity drive, PM commutes by helicopter

Pakistan auctions cars in austerity drive, PM commutes by helicopter

Published 17/09/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan’s new government on Monday began auctioning off about 100 government-owned vehicles as part of new Prime Minister Imran Khan’s highly publicized [more…]

Shares knocked lower after new U.S. tariff threat on Chinese goods

Shares knocked lower after new U.S. tariff threat on Chinese goods

Published 17/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets headed south on Monday as investors took fright at news that Washington was set to announce a new round of [more…]

May cautions – Support my Brexit deal or face no deal

May cautions – Support my Brexit deal or face no deal

Published 17/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May cautioned rebels in her party that unless they support her potential Brexit deal with the EU then they [more…]

UK economy will shrink without Brexit deal, IMF warns

UK economy will shrink without Brexit deal, IMF warns

Published 17/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s economy will shrink if it leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal and it will suffer some damage whatever terms [more…]