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Caesars Entertainment wins halt on lawsuits until Oct 5 -ruling

Aug 30 A U.S. judge on Tuesday extended a temporary halt on lawsuits against Caesars Entertainment Corp until Oct. 5 while he hears an appeal from the casino group of a ruling that paved the way for bondholders to press multi-billion dollar lawsuits against the company.

UPDATE 2-Ceasefire holding between Turkey and Kurdish fighters in Syria

BEIRUT, Aug 30 A ceasefire is holding between Turkey and Kurdish-backed militia in northern Syria, a Kurdish military official said on Tuesday, but a Syrian rebel commander characterised it only as a "pause" and added that military operations would resume soon.

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Washington warns of strain on EU economic relationship after Apple ruling

WASHINGTON, Aug 30 A European Commission order requiring Apple Inc to pay $13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in taxes on Tuesday drew swift and angry rebukes from the Obama administration and lawmakers in Congress, while reigniting calls for international tax reform.

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India's Tata Motors aims to turn around domestic business by 2019

* Tata Motors to phase out suppliers that do not meet standards

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White House 'concerned' EU tax penalty on Apple may hit U.S. taxpayers

WASHINGTON, Aug 30 The White House said on Tuesday it was concerned about a European Commission order for Apple Inc to pay billions in unpaid taxes to Ireland because it seemed TO undermine joint U.S.-EU progress on creating a more fair international tax system.

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Carnival PLC 3,658.00p +0.58%
Compass Group PLC 1,450.00p -0.62%
WPP PLC 1,790.00p -0.33%


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