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Internet provider groups sue Vermont over net neutrality law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Thursday seeking to block Vermont’s law barring companies that do not abide by net neutrality rules from receiving state contracts. An AT&T logo is pictured in Pasadena, California, U.S., January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Vermont ...

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Indonesia raids home of Lippo Group’s deputy chairman in bribery probe

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had raided 10 locations, including the home of the deputy chairman of the Lippo Group (0226.HK), as part of a bribery investigation linked to the conglomerate’s $21 billion Meikarta real estate project. A worker speaks on a phone in the Meikarta real estate development in Cikarang, Bekasi, east of Jakarta, ...

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Car groups condemn grant cuts for electric and hybrid vehicles

Image copyright Getty Images Motoring groups have condemned the government’s decision to cut subsidies for buying greener cars. From 12 November, grants for new plug-in hybrids will be scrapped, while discounts on all-electric cars will be cut from £4,500 to £3,500. Cash incentives have been offered since 2011 to help promote cleaner cars and meet emissions targets. The RAC and ...

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South Africa: The groups playing on the fears of a ‘white genocide’

Image copyright AFP Image caption White South Africans have held protests at home and abroad Taking a swipe at UK Prime Minister Theresa May as she struggled to dance with schoolchildren during her visit to South Africa this week, controversial British columnist Katie Hopkins tweeted: “Whites are being slaughtered in South Africa & inexplicably Appeaser May chooses to crucify herself”. ...

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Pro-Life Group’s Videos Expose Stericycle’s History of Helping Dispose of Aborted Baby Parts

The pro-life group Created Equal says it now has sworn testimony and audio recordings from several former drivers who say the medical waste company Stericycle continues to receive, transport and dispose of aborted children. The newest video by Created Equal contains an audio recording with one of the drivers who claims he worked for Stericycle from October 2016 to June ...

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Russian defense minister says in talks with armed groups in Syria’s Idlib to reach peace: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday that the Russian military was in talks with leaders of armed groups in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province to reach a peace settlement, Russian news agency RIA reported. Russia’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu delivers a speech during the annual international military-technical forum “ARMY” at Patriot Expocentre in Moscow Region, Russia ...

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Fighting to survive: Noble Group’s fate hangs on investors restructuring vote

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore-listed Noble Group Ltd (NOBG.SI) faces a make-or-break shareholders’ meeting on Monday as investors vote on a $3.5 billion debt restructuring plan that its creditors and board say is vital to prevent insolvency. FILE PHOTO: Noble Group founder Richard Elman at the company’s Hong Kong offices/File Photo The company, once a global commodity trader with ambitions to ...

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Business groups urge Trump, Erdogan to meet as dispute hits investments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.-Turkey business groups on Tuesday warned that a political dispute between the NATO allies was affecting investor confidence and had forced some firms to suspend investment plans. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gesture as they talk at the start of the NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File ...

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