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WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Monday the agency may issue an urgent recommendation telling transit agencies to inspect Kawasaki train cars to make sure they do not have issues like those found on one involved in an Oct. 12 derailment near Washington D.C. Reporting […]

Oct 18 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened lower on Monday as economic growth in China slowed, while a relentless surge in oil prices fueled concerns about elevated inflation. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 73.74 points, or 0.21%, at the open to 35,221.02. The S&P 500 opened lower by 7.65 points, or 0.17%, […]

Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications  BBC News Source link

As they were traveling from the orphanage towards Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, gang members stopped the vehicle at gunpoint. The 400 Mawozo gang has been growing in strength for the past three years, numbering up to 150 members, and has essentially taken control of Croix des Bouquets, the source in Haiti’s security forces told CNN. […]

The Amazon logo is seen outside its JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Five members of the U.S. House Judiciary committee wrote to Inc’s chief executive Sunday, and accused the company’s top executives, including founder Jeff Bezos, of either misleading Congress […]

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Short U.S. Treasury yields resumed their upward march on Monday with five-year yields rising to their highest levels in 20 months as the combination of slowing growth and rising price pressures prompted hedge funds to ratchet up their short bets. Yields on benchmark five-year bonds rose to 1.18%, its highest […]

SHANGHAI, Oct 18 (Reuters) – China hopes U.S. firms will strengthen their cooperation with Chinese companies in the areas of new energy vehicles, biopharma and next-generation information and communication technology, the country’s industry minister said on Monday. Xiao Yaqing, China’s Minister of Industry and Information Technology, made the comments at a video conference meeting with […]

It is time for morning coffee and Richard Norton-Taylor and I are discussing secrecy, deception and brown envelopes, which comes naturally to the pair of us, as past and present defence and security correspondents of the Guardian. Norton-Taylor joined the paper in January 1973 (when, incidentally, this writer was not yet two), starting in Brussels […]

Oct 18 (Reuters) – U.S. refiners are expected to show higher earnings for the third quarter as margins to sell gasoline and diesel have improved despite the surging cost of crude oil, analysts said. After more than a year of depressed fuel demand, gasoline and distillate consumption is back in line with five-year averages in […]

By JOSH BOAKAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo is on a mission to save American jobs — one computer chip at a time. As President Joe Biden’s de facto tech minister, Raimondo is tasked with ensuring the United States will be the world leader in computer chips. The president’s political fortunes might […]

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