Tyson buys Keystone from Brazil’s Marfrig for $2.5 billion: sources

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Tyson Foods (TSN.N) agreed to acquire U.S.-based chicken processor Keystone Foods from Brazilian meatpacker Marfrig Global Foods SA (MRFG3.SA) for $2.5 billion, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday. FILE PHOTO Tyson Foods brand frozen chicken wings are pictured in a grocery store freezer in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S. ...

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Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson’s appeal for release: Haberturk

ANKARA (Reuters) – A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on Friday. U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson reacts as he arrives at his home after being released from the prison in Izmir, Turkey July 25, 2018. Picture taken July 25, 2018. Demiroren News Agency/DHA via REUTERS Brunson, an ...

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Manchester United mark return to women’s football with a new Liverpool rivalry

Casey Stoney: Man Utd can change face of women’s football If there was one thing that drove Sir Alex Ferguson to distraction, it was Manchester United’s rivalry with other leading teams. From trying to “knock Liverpool off their perch” to “noisy neighbours” Manchester City and a rivalry with Arsenal that “made the Premier League”, Ferguson knew that staying ahead of ...

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Stocks steady on plans for U.S.-China trade talks; Turkish lira buckles

LONDON (Reuters) – Caution seeped back into world markets on Friday, with news of U.S.-China trade talks offset by an end-of-week wobble in emerging markets as the Turkish lira’s recovery ran out of steam. A share trader checks his screens at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany October 2, 2017. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Falls in Europe left MSCI’s All-Country World index, ...

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China police detain man for asking why can’t Taiwan be called a country

BEIJING (Reuters) – Police in China have detained a man who asked on social media what law prevented anyone calling self-ruled Taiwan a country, questioning a fundamental principle of China’s sovereignty. A paramilitary police officer is seen silhouetted in front of flags as he stands guard during the third plenary session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in ...

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Futures dip as weak forecasts hit chip stocks, lira slides

(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday as dour forecasts from Applied Materials and Nvidia weighed on shares of chipmakers and a recovery in Turkey’s lira ran out of steam. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Shares of Nvidia (NVDA.O) dropped 4 percent ...

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Atlantia to hold board meetings after Genoa bridge disaster: source

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian toll-road group Atlantia has called special board meetings next week to discuss the deadly collapse of a bridge it operates in Genoa, a source said on Friday. Firefighters and rescue workers stand at the site of a collapsed Morandi Bridge in the port city of Genoa, Italy. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini Autostrade per l’Italia, the Atlantia unit that ...

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