Vivendi set to widen legal battle against Mediaset beyond Italy: sources
Yesterday, 17:09
MILAN (Reuters) - Vivendi (PA:VIV) is taking steps to widen its legal battle against Mediaset (MI:MS) beyond Italy, in a move that indicates the French media group has not liquidated its stake in the Italian broadcaster, two sources close to the matter said. A deadline expired at midnight on Saturday for Vivendi to exercise the right to liquidate its stake in Mediaset in light of a corporate overhaul that will see the Italian broadcaster merge ..
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Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.63%
Yesterday, 17:06
Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Biomed, Communication and Insurance sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 fell 0.63%. The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Amot Investments Ltd (TASE:AMOT), which rose 3.15% or 77 points to trade at 2519 at the close. Meanwhile, Melisron (TASE:MLSR) added 2.15% or 450 points to end at 21360 and Fattal 1998 Holdings Ltd ..
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Israel's president floats unity government between Netanyahu and Gantz
Yesterday, 17:03
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's president on Sunday began consulting with party leaders to discuss who should lead the country after no clear victor emerged from last week's election, suggesting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud join forces with its main rival. Netanyahu's right-wing Likud failed, for the second time in five months, to secure a clear election victory. The centrist Blue and White party led by ex-armed ..
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Impeachment may be 'only remedy' for Trump’s Ukraine call, Schiff says
Yesterday, 16:24
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If an investigation shows that U.S. President Donald Trump pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, then impeachment would be the only option, U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday. Schiff had previously shied away from calling for impeachment, but his comments on CNN's "State of the Union" indicate his stance has shifted. "If the ..
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WTA roundup: Osaka cruises to title in hometown event
Yesterday, 16:21
Top seed Naomi Osaka held off Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 6-3 to finally win the Toray Pan Pacific Open after two previous runner-up finishes at the event in Osaka, Japan. Born in Osaka, she finished second in the tournament in 2016 and 2018, when the event was held in Tokyo. It's the first title for Osaka since winning the Australian Open in January. Osaka lost to Pavlyuchenkova in their only previous meeting, in 2017, but ..
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Dutch power to worlds gold in mixed team time trial
Yesterday, 16:18
(Reuters) - The Netherlands underlined their favorites tag as they claimed gold in the mixed team time trial on the opening day of the UCI Road World Championships in Harrogate on Sunday. The Dutch team dominated over two legs of the undulating 14km circuit, taking gold by 22.75 seconds from Germany. Britain took the bronze ahead of Italy. The mixed team time trial, tested out at this year's European Championships, featured three male and ..
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Women's World Cup winning coach Ellis ponders switching to men's game
Yesterday, 16:15
By Simon Evans MILAN, Italy (Reuters) - United States women's World Cup winning coach Jill Ellis says she is not ruling out a switch to the men's game after she stands down from her role next month. Ellis, who clinched her second World Cup with the win over the Netherlands in July, will take charge of the U.S. team for the final time in a friendly against South Korea in Chicago on Oct. 6. The 53-year-old said she has not made any ..
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U.N. Rights chief Bachelet says feels 'sorry' for Brazil under Bolsonaro
Yesterday, 16:12
By Aislinn Laing SANTIAGO (Reuters) - U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who earlier this month came under personal attack from Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, says she feels sorry for Brazil, according to a Chilean media report published on Sunday. Bolsonaro, a far-right former army captain, accused Bachelet of "meddling" in Brazil´s affairs after she raised concerns about a jump in killings by Rio de Janeiro police, backtracking on ..
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Pompeo urges world to resist China's demands to repatriate ethnic Uighurs
Yesterday, 16:09
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday called on all countries to resist China's demands to repatriate ethnic Uighurs, saying Beijing's campaign in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang was an "attempt to erase its own citizens." U.N. experts and activists say at least 1 million Uighurs, and members of other largely Muslim minority groups, have been detained in camps in the remote Xinjiang region. ..
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Box Office: 'Downton Abbey' Reigns Over 'Ad Astra,' 'Rambo: Last Blood' With $31 Million Debut
Yesterday, 16:06
By Rebecca Rubin LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - In a box office win fit for a queen, Focus Features' "Downton Abbey" ruled over the competition in North America. The big-screen continuation of the popular British TV show beat expectations with $31 million when it debuted in 3,079 theaters, setting a new opening weekend record for the studio. "Downton Abbey" easily surpassed newcomers "Ad Astra" and "Rambo: Last Blood," which are in a close ..
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Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Monday
Today, 11:24
Investing.com -- WeWork's CEO and founder Adam Neumann may go the way of Uber's Travis Kalanick, and there's no end in sight to the slowdown in global manufacturing. Here's what you need to know in financial markets on Monday, 23rd September. 1. Softbank looks for the ejector seat button Softbank, the largest outside shareholder in We Company, is pushing for CEO and founder Adam Neumann to be replaced as chief executive of ..
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NewsBreak: Oil Falls on Reports Saudi Production to be Restored by Next Week
Today, 11:21
Investing.com - Oil prices reversed gains on Monday following reports that top crude exporter Saudi Arabia is due to restore oil production as soon as next week after an attack on key output facilities earlier this month. Brent crude was down 30 cents to $63.97 a barrel by 6:00 AM ET (10:00GMT). U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell 33 cents to $57.76. The price reversal came after Reuters reported that Saudi's Khurais and Abqaiq oil ..
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Exclusive: Ceconomy eyes deal with heirs of Media Markt founder - sources
Today, 11:18
By Matthias Inverardi and Arno Schuetze DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - Germany's Ceconomy (DE:CECG), Europe’s biggest consumer electronics group, is in talks to resolve a long-running dispute with a major shareholder of subsidiary Media Saturn, people close to the matter said on Monday. Under the transaction being discussed, the holding of the Kellerhals family, Convergenta, would swap its stake in the jointly held Media Saturn for a 25% stake in ..
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Top Swiss court lets prosecutors help Italian oil corruption probe
Today, 11:15
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's top court has allowed Geneva prosecutors to share with Italy material they seized more than three years ago that could shed light on a case involving oil majors Eni (MI:ENI) and Royal Dutch Shell (L:RDSa) and corrupt payments in Nigeria. In a ruling announced on Monday, the Federal Tribunal rejected Nigerian defendant Emeka Obi's appeal to prevent photocopies of items and computer files from his ..
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At shuttered Ohio plant, workers still hope for new GM vehicle
Today, 11:12
By Nick Carey LORDSTOWN, Ohio (Reuters) - When asked about reports General Motors Co (N:GM) may turn its shuttered Lordstown, Ohio, plant into a battery factory, "Buffalo" Joe Nero snorts and points at the vast complex that until six months ago made the Chevrolet Cruze. "You can't support a plant like this making batteries. We need a new vehicle allocated to us," said Nero, 62, who has worked at five plants over 42 years with the No. 1 U.S. ..
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'Howdy, Modi!': Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for India's leader
Today, 11:09
(This September 22 story corrects to add dropped word in fourth paragraph.) By Brad Brooks and Steve Holland HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a stage and showered each other with praise on Sunday at a "Howdy, Modi!" rally attended by upward of 50,000 people, a rare mass showing for a foreign leader on American soil. Trump, calling the gathering a "profoundly historic event," was ..
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Huawei CFO's arrest at airport to be focus of Vancouver hearing
Today, 11:06
By Karen Freifeld VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will be in a Canadian courtroom on Monday to press for details surrounding her arrest at Vancouver's airport nearly 10 months ago. Meng, 47, was detained on Dec. 1 at the request of the United States, where she is charged with bank fraud and accused of misleading HSBC Holdings Plc (LON:HSBA) about Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] ..
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Trump’s Fed Tweets Shown to Have ‘Significant’ Effect on Trading
Today, 11:03
(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  President Donald Trump’s Twitter attacks on the Federal Reserve are prompting investors to bet the central bank will bow to political pressure and lower interest rates, according to a new study. Trump has frequently used social media to criticize the Fed and Chairman Jerome Powell for running rates higher than he thinks they should ..
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StockBeat: PMIs, Thomas Cook, Oil Cast a Pall Over European Stocks
Today, 10:24
Investing.com -- Summer’s over for European stocks, it seems. The benchmark Stoxx 600 fell to its lowest in five days on Monday after another bleak round of business surveys from the euro zone’s biggest economies suggested no end to the current slowdown. Germany's DAX led losses with a 1.5% drop, while the Italian FTSE MIB was down 1.2% and the U.K. FTSE 100 was down 0.7%. According to IHS Markit’s purchasing manager ..
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Thomas Cook collapses: Why and what happens now?
Today, 10:21
By Kate Holton and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) - Thomas Cook (L:TCG), the world's oldest travel firm, collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history. What happens now and why did it collapse? WHO IS AFFECTED? The firm ran hotels, resorts and airlines for 19 million travelers a year in 16 countries, generating revenue in ..
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