Month: July 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Thursday, helped by strong performance in its fast-growing cloud business. Shares of the world’s largest software company rose more than 3 percent in after-hours trading, after touching a record high of $74.30 during the regular session. Microsoft said revenue from its
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday seeking to increase sanctions on Hezbollah, accusing the powerful Shi’ite Muslim political group of violence in Syria and amassing rockets along Israel’s border. The bill, an amendment to existing sanctions on the group, seeks to further restrict its ability to fundraise and recruit,
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MOSCOW/LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, Russia’s RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Andrey Krutskikh, a special presidential envoy on cyber security. “The talks are underway … different proposals are being exchanged, nobody denies the necessity of holding the talks and of having
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Green groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday to force Texas to toughen its stance on air pollution by using stricter language in permits it issues to oil refineries and power plants. Five separate lawsuits have asked a federal court in Washington to force EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to
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LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One’s decision to introduce a ‘halo’ cockpit protection device next year is a mistake, according to former champion Niki Lauda. The Austrian, who is non-executive chairman of world champions Mercedes, told Germany’s Auto, Motor und Sport on Thursday that he recognized safety had to be improved where possible. However a convincing
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I rischi sulla crescita dell’area euro sono in gran parte bilanciati, ma la ripresa che procede e’ rallentata dal lento tasso delle riforme. Lo dichiara il presidente della Bce, Mario Draghi evidenziando che il board della Bce ha deciso all’unanimita’ di non fissare una data precisa per quando considerare cambi al programma di stimoli. Il
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BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Commission is examining whether German automakers colluded in systems they used to clean exhaust emissions as part of investigations triggered by the Volkswagen scandal, the Handelsblatt daily reported on Thursday. Without citing its sources, the newspaper said the EU competition authorities are looking into the suspicion of collusion due to
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany told its citizens on Thursday to exercise caution if traveling to Turkey and threatened measures that could hinder German investment there, in a sign of growing impatience with a NATO ally after the detention of rights activists. The mass-selling daily Bild newspaper, citing government sources, also reported that Berlin was putting
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ROMA – Dopo la catena dei supermercati Auchan anche il Ministero della salute lancia l’allarme. Il dispositivo ministeriale, con cui il lotto 120517, con scadenza al 16 dicembre 2017, del salame casereccio sardo prodotto dal salumificio Campidanese ” Su Sartizzu”, risale a ieri 18 luglio, motiva il ritiro del prodotto con un rischio microbiologico. Nello
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di ILEANA CIRULLI – Il ministro per gli Affari Regionali, Enrico Costa, ha presentato le proprie dimissioni al presidente del Consiglio dei ministri con una lettera dove spiega le ragioni della decisione. La notizia non ha colto di sorpresa, poichè il deputato di Alternativa Popolare aveva già minacciato di lasciare il governo per protestare contro
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William and his wife Catherine made traditional German pretzels and coxed rival teams in a rowing boat race in the southern university town of Heidelberg as part of a three-day tour through Germany. William, second in line to the British throne, and Catherine took a lesson in pretzel-making from apprentices
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday that 180 airlines worldwide that fly directly to U.S. airports have complied with the first phase of enhanced security measures outlined in June. DHS spokesman David Lapan said no airlines are currently subject to in-cabin restrictions on large electronics including laptops. Late Wednesday, the
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di BEATRICE GALLUZZO – Favoreggiamento dell’immigrazione clandestina, falso documentale e favoreggiamento: questi sono i reati di cui sono accusati i Presidenti di due squadre italiane, il Prato Calcio e la Sestese, una donna ivoriana e un procuratore sportivo, ora sottoposti a misure cautelari. Gli indagati, in violazione delle disposizioni del testo Unico sull’immigrazione, favorivano l’ingresso
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – News that U.S. Senator John McCain has brain cancer triggered a wave of support on Thursday from across the political spectrum for the often outspoken former Republican presidential candidate who survived five years captivity as a U.S. Navy pilot during the Vietnam War. McCain, 80, had surgery last week for a blood
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di MARIAGRAZIA DI RAIMONDO – Il senatore Repubblicano John McCain, uno dei senatori che ha sempre avuto un rapporto delicato con il Presidente Donald Trump, e che nelle ultime elezioni presidenziali si era opposto alla candidatura del tycoon nelle file repubblicane, è gravemente malato. I medici della Mayo clinic di Phoenix hanno confermato la diagnosi
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will hold its first full parliamentary debate on Sept. 7 on legislation which will sever the country’s ties with the European Union, the leader of the lower House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom, said on Thursday. The repeal bill is central to the government’s plan to exit the EU in 2019, disentangling
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