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Ford probing possible problems with fuel economy, emissions tests

Reuters News - 5 hours 48 min ago
Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it has hired outside experts to investigate its vehicle fuel economy and testing procedures after employees raised concerns, and did not know whether it would have to correct data provided to regulators or consumers.
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Judge tightens gag order on ex-Trump adviser Stone, warning he could be sent to jail

Reuters News - 6 hours 34 min ago
A visibly angry judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone to stop speaking publicly about U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's criminal case against him or else he will be sent to jail pending trial.
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North Carolina elections board orders new U.S. House election

Reuters News - 6 hours 41 min ago
North Carolina's elections board on Thursday unanimously ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots tainted the results of last November's vote.
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In Russia probe, ex-Trump adviser Stone apologizes to U.S. judge for media posts

Reuters News - 6 hours 42 min ago
President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone told a court on Thursday that he had abused a media gag order imposed following criminal charges against him in the Russian election interference probe with an Instagram post of the judge next to an image that appeared to show the crosshairs of a gun.
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Judge orders ex-Trump aide Stone not to speak publicly about his criminal case

Reuters News - 6 hours 49 min ago
The federal judge overseeing the criminal case of President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone on Thursday tightened a gag order against him and threatened Stone with jail if he violates it.
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Wall St. breaks run of gains as economic data disappoints

Reuters News - 6 hours 49 min ago
Weak economic reports pressured U.S. stocks on Thursday after the market's recent run of gains, and a drop in healthcare shares added to the bearish momentum.
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U.S. stocks sag on poor economic outlook; oil, gold slip

Reuters News - 6 hours 51 min ago
Wall Street stocks fell on Thursday due to a deteriorating economic outlook that was only partially offset by signs of trade progress between China and the United States, while gold and oil prices retreated from their recent peaks.
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Consumer Reports yanks recommendation for Tesla's Model 3, citing reliability

Reuters News - 7 hours 31 min ago
Consumer Reports on Thursday pulled a recommendation for Tesla Inc's Model 3, citing reliability problems, and the influential U.S. magazine turned up the pressure on other automakers to include crash-avoiding automatic braking as standard equipment.
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Army landlords agree to expand tenant rights, curb fees in latest reform after Reuters reports

Reuters News - 7 hours 47 min ago
The U.S. Army’s private landlords committed this week to providing military families greater say and safer homes, endorsing a military blueprint that aims to reduce hazards in base housing and give tenants a stronger voice when problems arise.
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Wall Street on track to snap recent run of gains after weak data

Reuters News - 7 hours 47 min ago
Weak economic data pressured U.S. stocks on Thursday after a recent run of gains, while a drop in healthcare shares added to the bearish momentum.
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North Carolina Republican calls for new U.S. House election

Reuters News - 7 hours 59 min ago
North Carolina Republican Mark Harris asked the state's elections board on Thursday to order a new election in his congressional race, saying evidence from an investigation of possible ballot fraud had undermined confidence in the vote.
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U.S., China resume trade talks to thrash out structural agreements

Reuters News - 8 hours 24 min ago
The top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators resumed high-level talks on Thursday to hash out a deal that could end their trade war, just over a week before a U.S.-imposed deadline to reach agreement expires and triggers a new round of tariffs.
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Factbox: List of some reported racial attacks in U.S. deemed to be false

Reuters News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Actor Jussie Smollett of the television drama "Empire" staged an attack on himself that appeared to have racist and homophobic overtones as a publicity stunt, Chicago police said on Thursday.
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Maduro threatens to close Colombia border as opposition travels to receive aid

Reuters News - 8 hours 43 min ago
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido left Caracas with some 80 lawmakers on Thursday headed for the Colombian border where they hope to receive humanitarian aid in defiance of President Nicolas Maduro, who threatened to close it.
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Citgo's new board arrives in Houston, to hold first meeting: sources

Reuters News - 8 hours 43 min ago
A board of directors appointed this month by Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress to run state-owned oil firm PDVSA's U.S. unit Citgo Petroleum on Thursday was arranging its first meeting at the company's headquarters, according with two people familiar with the matter.
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AT&T pulls ads from YouTube over videos exploiting children

Reuters News - 8 hours 47 min ago
AT&T Inc pulled all its advertising from Alphabet Inc's YouTube for the second time in two years after a magazine reported the platform displayed ads next to videos that showed the exploitation of children.
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Eleven Venezuela diplomats in U.S. defect since last month: opposition

Reuters News - 8 hours 52 min ago
Eleven Venezuelan diplomats in the United States have defected from President Nicolas Maduro's government since opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president last month, a representative of the opposition said on Thursday.
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Brexit: Japan trade deal will not be ready by deadline

BBC News - 9 hours 19 min ago
The UK won't be able to roll over an EU trade deal with Japan in time for a no-deal Brexit, Liam Fox has said.
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Victims testify at child sex abuse conference, Pope promises to fight ‘enemy within’

Reuters News - 9 hours 30 min ago
Pope Francis promised that concrete action against child sexual abuse by priests would result from a conference he opened on Thursday, with one cardinal acknowledging that the Church had to fight "the enemy within".
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Nike stumbles into social media storm after basketball star's shoe splits

Reuters News - 9 hours 30 min ago
A Nike Inc sneaker worn by a college basketball superstar split in half less than a minute into a highly anticipated game between Duke University and North Carolina, prompting an outcry on social media as the company sought to figure out what caused the malfunction.
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