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Prince Harry inspires athletes as pregnant Meghan trims Australia schedule

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The pregnant wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will cut back her busy schedule as the royal couple enter the last week-and-a-half of their tour to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex meet Team UK competitors while attending a lunchtime Reception hosted by ...

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HNA Group trims debt nearly 11 percent, or $11.6 billion, in first half

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s HNA Group HNAIRC.UL reduced its debt load in the first half of 2018 as the company sold off assets acquired under a high-profile acquisition spree helmed by its former chairman, according to the company’s latest financial report. A HNA Group logo is seen on the building of HNA Plaza in Beijing, China February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jason ...

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French government trims growth forecast for 2019 budget: PM

PARIS (Reuters) – The French government will base its 2019 budget on a slightly lower growth estimate than it had previously expected, the prime minister said, insisting plans to rein in spending remained on track. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe leaves after the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier “The growth ...

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Tesla trims up to $14,000 off Model X in China after tariff cuts

BEIJING (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has slashed up to $14,000 off its Model X in China after Beijing announced major tariff cuts for imported automobiles, a potential sales boost for the U.S. firm as the world’s largest auto market pivots towards electric cars. FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at a Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom in Beijing, ...

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Wells Fargo trims expected hit from regulatory cap on assets

BOSTON (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) on Thursday said a cap on the bank’s growth imposed by regulators after sales practices scandals would hurt earnings less than it thought this year, and forecast 2019 expenses below Wall Street expectations. FILE PHOTO: A Wells Fargo bank sign is pictured in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S. August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mike ...

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Oil trims gains ahead of Trump Iran announcement, Asia shares up

TOKYO/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Oil prices eased slightly on Tuesday, a day after hitting 3-1/2 year highs, as investors braced for President Donald Trump’s decision on whether to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal, a move that could disrupt global oil supply. FILE PHOTO: Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing oil hub in ...

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MetLife trims compensation for CEO, CFO in year marked by errors

(Reuters) – MetLife Inc (MET.N) reduced total 2017 compensation for its chief executive and chief financial officer, a year marked by two key errors, including payments it failed to make to pensioners whom it could not locate, according to a filing on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A MetLife Inc building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake ...

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Nasdaq trims losses as Facebook, Microsoft gain

(Reuters) – The Nasdaq Composite index pared losses on Wednesday as gains in Microsoft and Facebook helped lessen the impact of Amazon’s losses. A woman passes by the Nasdaq Market Site in Times Square in New York City, U.S., February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The online retailer’s stock fell about 3.6 percent after reports that President Donald Trump was looking ...

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