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At Facebook, public funds join push to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

(Reuters) – Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following several high-profile scandals and said they hoped to gain backing from larger asset managers. Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg listens to French President Emmanuel Macron after a family picture with guests of the “Tech for Good ...

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Labor strife in India’s manufacturing hubs may undermine Modi’s jobs push

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Labor unrest is on the rise at two centers in India where motorcycles and components are manufactured, underlining the problems Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces in creating new manufacturing jobs that are sustainable and pay attractive wages. Workers listen to a speaker during a protest demanding higher pay and job security near a Yamaha facility ...

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Italy resisting EU push to impose sanctions over cyberattacks

(This October 12 story corrects Commissioner’s name from Julien to Julian in eight paragraph.) FILE PHOTO: A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013 illustration file picture. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Italy is resisting a European Union push to impose sanctions on states who carry out cyberattacks, a move ...

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Embraer launches longer-range private jets in turnaround push

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) is adding two longer-range business jet variants to its mid-sized Legacy line, featuring revamped cabins and technology that reduces turbulence to create smoother flights, the Brazilian plane maker said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Embraer business jet plane, the New Praetor 600 Bossa Nova Edition, is seen in this image released by Embraer North ...

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Embraer launches longer-range midsized private jets in turnaround push

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) is adding two longer-range business jet variants to its mid-sized Legacy line featuring revamped cabins and technology that reduces turbulence to create smoother flights, the Brazilian plane maker said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Embraer business jet plane, the New Praetor 600 Bossa Nova Edition, is seen in this image released by Embraer North ...

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Puma commemorates ‘black power’ salute in U.S. market push

BERLIN (Reuters) – Puma (PUMG.DE) is launching a campaign to mark the 50th anniversary of U.S. sprinter Tommie Smith’s black-gloved salute at the 1968 Olympics, shortly after rival Nike scored a hit with an ad featuring a modern-day activist for racial equality. FILE PHOTO: The logo of German sports goods firm Puma is seen at the entrance of one of ...

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Exclusive: Reverse gear – China car dealers push for tax cut as auto growth stalls

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s top auto dealers’ association has asked the government to halve taxes on car purchases to revive faltering sales, sources said, as worries grow the country’s auto market could shrink this year for the first time in decades. People walk near the showrooms of Chinese and foreign car dealerships in Beijing, China October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter ...

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