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Investors managing $32 trillion in assets call for action on climate change

Reuters Company News - 38 min 38 sec ago
Global investors managing $32 trillion in assets have called on governments to accelerate steps to combat climate change, as policymakers meet for talks at a United Nations conference in Poland.
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Huawei CFO seeks bail, cites health fears behind bars -court documents

Reuters Company News - 51 min 59 sec ago
A top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd argued that she should be let out on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing due to severe hypertension and fears for her health while incarcerated in Canada, court documents released on Sunday showed.
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Australia competition watchdog flags concerns over tech firms' use of user data

Reuters Company News - 55 min 48 sec ago
Australia's competition regulator on Monday outlined concerns about the ability of social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to monetise content and the extent to which consumer data is used for targeted advertising.
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UPDATE 2-Winter storm knocks out power to 380,000 in U.S. Southeast

Reuters Company News - 1 hour 14 min ago
A powerful winter storm that hit the U.S. Southeast over the weekend knocked out power for more than 380,000 customers and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights on Sunday. Authorities urged residents to stay off the roads as snow, sleet, and freezing rain were expected to continue through Sunday night and into Monday morning, the National Weather Service said.
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UPDATE 1-Mexico's government promises refinery tenders by March

Reuters Company News - 3 hours 2 min ago
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that Mexico would tender out the building of a refinery near the Dos Bocas oil port by March, part of his government's plan to try to reduce the country's gasoline imports.
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Ahead of holidays, CDC issues warning against eating raw cookie dough | TheHill - The Hill

Google Technology - 3 hours 21 min ago
Ahead of holidays, CDC issues warning against eating raw cookie dough | TheHill  The Hill

Ahead of the holiday season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging consumers not to eat raw cookie dough, cake mix or bread.

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Brightest comet of 2018 to pass the closest to Earth in December - NBC News

Google Technology - 3 hours 32 min ago
Brightest comet of 2018 to pass the closest to Earth in December  NBC News

Stargazers have something extra to look forward to this holiday season: The brightest comet of 2018 will pass closest to Earth on Dec. 16. The comet ...

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Mexico's government says to start refinery tenders by March

Reuters Company News - 4 hours 49 min ago
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that Mexico would begin tenders for work to build a new refinery in Dos Bocas by March.
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UPDATE 3-U.S. says March 1 'hard deadline' for trade deal with China

Reuters Company News - 5 hours 46 min ago
U.S.-China trade negotiations need to reach a successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday, clarifying there is a "hard deadline" after a week of seeming confusion among President Donald Trump and his advisers.
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Social Security notices showing cost-of-living increases available online for retirees - USA TODAY

Google Technology - 5 hours 58 min ago
Social Security notices showing cost-of-living increases available online for retirees  USA TODAY

The Social Security Administration this week released its cost-of-living adjustment notices online. Paper notices are also being mailed to retirees.

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