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It started with a kiss: how Juncker wooed Trump

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Jean-Claude Juncker was hailed as a hero by European business on Thursday for making Donald Trump blink and withdraw a threat to…

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UPDATE 1-Spotify hits subscriber targets in race with Apple Music

LONDON (Reuters) – Music streaming leader Spotify’s (SPOT.N) paid subscribers rose 10 percent in the second quarter, it said on Thursday, as it races to…

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Trump accuses Twitter of targeting Republicans, offers no evidence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Without providing evidence, U.S. President Donald Trump accused Twitter on Thursday of restricting the visibility of prominent Republicans on its platform, and…

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UPDATE 2-Strong housing demand fuels D.R. Horton profit beat, shares rise

(Reuters) – D.R. Horton (DHI.N), the biggest U.S. homebuilder, topped Wall Street profit estimates on Thursday for the seventh straight quarter as it sold more…

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Uber and Cabify pause services in Barcelona after taxi strike turns violent

A two-day taxi driver strike in Barcelona this week, called to protest against the number of ride-hailing vehicles on the streets and failure to enforce…

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UPDATE 1-American Airlines cuts 2018 profit forecast again

(Reuters) – American Airlines (AAL.O) cut its 2018 earnings forecast for the second time after it reported a 34.5 percent drop in quarterly profit on…

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Southwest’s fatal accident cost it $100 million

The Dallas-based carrier said the effects of the accident are beginning to subside.


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UPDATE 2-Cenovus Energy’s production rises on higher global oil demand

(Reuters) – Cenovus Energy’s total oil and gas production surged 61 percent in the second quarter as it benefited from higher global demand, the Canadian…

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United Natural Foods to buy supermarket operator Supervalu in $2.9 bln deal

(Reuters) – United Natural Foods Inc (UNFI.O) said on Thursday it would buy U.S. supermarket operator Supervalu Inc (SVU.N) in a deal valued at about…

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Celgene quarterly profit drops 5 pct

July 26 (Reuters) – U.S. drugmaker Celgene Corp reported a 5 percent drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by higher expenses. Net income fell…

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