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July 18, 2018 Brexit vote: Government defeats EU customs union bidSource: BBC
The government has survived an attempt by pro-EU Conservative MPs to change its post-Brexit trade strategy.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s ability to deliver Brexit was thrown into doubt as infighting in her Conservative Party left her with a perilously small majority, staggering from one vote to the next.
BRUSSELS - Google (GOOGL.O) is set to face a record-busting EU antitrust fine this week over its Android mobile operating system but rivals hoping that an order to halt unfair business practices will help them may be disappointed.
July 17, 2018 Don’t mention the trade war: What China doesn’t want people to know in its dispute with the U.S.Source: Politico
China’s censors are scrambling to control the narrative about the trade war with the U.S. by giving the media a list of do‘s and don’ts when reporting on the topic, sources have said.
July 16, 2018 How innovation helped save DetroitSource: CNN
Entrepreneurship is in Detroit's DNA. It's what turned it into one of America's most iconic cities, known the world over as the heart of both the nation's automobile industry and the birthplace of music's "MoTown sound" genre.
July 16, 2018 Boeing 'concerns' over US-China trade rowSource: BBC
The head of US aerospace and defence giant Boeing has warned about potential damage of the growing US-China trade row
Judge Richard Leon, who presided over the lawsuit the DOJ had brought to block the deal, ruled last month that the government had failed to show that the deal violates antitrust law, and in his opinion ripped apart its case. AT&T...
July 13, 2018 Fast-Food Chains Back Away From Limits On Whom They HireSource: NPR
Seven national fast-food chains have agreed, under pressure, to eliminate a practice that limits their workers' ability to take jobs at other restaurants in the same chain, the Washington state attorney general announced Thursday.
The Republic of Ireland took a crucial step Thursday toward becoming the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels. Lawmakers in the Dail, the lower house of parliament, advanced a bill requiring the Irish...
July 13, 2018 Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay nearly $4.7B to 22 plaintiffs in talcum powder lawsuitSource: Fox News
A St. Louis jury awarded nearly $4.7 billion in total damages to 22 women and their families Thursday in the first case against Johnson & Johnson that focused on asbestos in talcum powder.
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