Month: May 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp’s (6758.T) new chief executive is embracing entertainment content, but for now appears to be steering clear of direct competition with tech giants such as Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Netflix Inc (NFLX.O). FILE PHOTO: Sony Corp’s new President and Chief Executive Officer Kenichiro Yoshida attends a news conference on their business
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore investigators are in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur to help authorities with an investigation into scandal-plagued state fund 1MDB, Singapore police said on Thursday, as the country’s new government steps up efforts to tackle graft. FILE PHOTO: Men walk past a 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the fund’s
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HONOLULU (Reuters) – Molten rock from several lava-spewing fissures opened by Kilauea Volcano crept toward clusters of homes and vacation rentals on the eastern tip of Hawaii’s Big Island on Wednesday, prompting authorities to usher residents out of the area as a precaution. Volcanic gases rise from the Kilauea lava flow that crossed Pohoiki Road
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BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States’ measures against China’s investments are against World Trade Organization rules, and China reserves the right to take countermeasures, the commerce ministry said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Dollar and China Yuan notes are seen in this picture illustration June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo China is not willing to
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(Reuters) – Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe wrote a confidential memo last spring recounting a conversation that provided “significant behind-the-scenes” details on the firing of former FBI director James Comey, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Jackson’s estate sued ABC on Wednesday, arguing that a special the network aired last week about the pop singer’s final days used his songs and music videos without permission. FILE PHOTO: U.S. popstar Michael Jackson performs during his “HIStory World Tour” concert in Vienna, July 2, 1997. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested an executive behind ABC’s cancellation of sitcom “Roseanne” was biased while the White House said it did not defend comedian Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that sparked the decision. Barr sparked widespread anger with a tweet on Tuesday comparing black former Obama administration adviser Valerie
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LONDON (Reuters) – British consumers and businesses turned more confident in May, a sign that the economy is recovering from a weak start to 2018, according to surveys published on Thursday. Shoppers browse aisles in a supermarket in London, Britain April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall Households felt more upbeat about their personal finances, market research
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(Reuters) – Billionaire Warren Buffett had proposed to invest $3 billion in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] earlier this year, but the talks failed following disagreements over the deal’s terms, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO – Investor Warren Buffet arrives for the premiere of the film “Wall Street:
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump jumped into the uproar over comedian Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet, complaining on Wednesday the Walt Disney Co executive who apologized for her comments had turned a deaf ear to criticism of Trump by the Disney-owned ABC network. Barr sparked widespread anger with a tweet on Tuesday comparing
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