Category: Economy

UPDATE 3-Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets Trump, seeks to mend fences in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg met with President Donald Trump on Thursday during a fence-mending visit to Washington where the chief executive faced aggressive questioning from lawmakers about the social network’s failures to protect consumer privacy. Trump posted a photo with Zuckerberg on Twitter and called their session a “nice meeting” in the Oval […]

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro wants probe of potential gas station ‘cartel’, reviving old debate

FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro gestures as he arrives at the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that potential price fixing in the gas station industry needs to be investigated, reopening an old debate in Brazil over prices at the […]

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PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times – Sept 20

Sept 20 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines Thomas Cook lenders seek £200m to add to rescue on.ft.com/308O9qn Airbnb plans to go public in 2020 on.ft.com/3094Sdn French retailer Casino in talks to sell discount chain […]

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UPDATE 1-House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tailpipe emissions, according to a letter seen by Reuters. U.S. President Donald […]

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