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India detains users over inflammatory online posts after religious site ruling

10 Nov 2019

LUCKNOW/AYODHYA, India Dozens of people in India have been detained on suspicion of publishing inflammatory social media posts and setting off celebratory firecrackers after the Supreme Court ruled to give a disputed religious site to Hindus, police said on Sunday.

India detains dozens over social media posts, celebrations after religious site ruling

10 Nov 2019

LUCKNOW/AYODHYA, India, India Nov 10 Dozens of people in India have been detained on suspicion of publishing inflammatory social media posts and setting off celebratory firecrackers after the Supreme Court ruled to give a disputed religious site to Hindus, police said on Sunday.

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil major Chevron says hopeful about maintaining Venezuela presence

19 Oct 2019

Oct 18 U.S. oil major Chevron Corp said late on Friday it is optimistic about maintaining a presence in Venezuela even amid U.S. sanctions on the country and state oil company PDVSA as part of Washington's effort to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

Barneys enters deal to sell assets to Authentic Brands, B. Riley for $271 million cash

17 Oct 2019

U.S. luxury department-store chain Barneys New York Inc has reached an agreement to sell its assets to brand developer Authentic Brands Group and investment bank B. Riley Financial Inc , a court document showed.

New York court blocks state ban on flavored e-cigarettes

04 Oct 2019

A New York court on Thursday temporarily halted a state ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, giving the embattled vaping industry a breather just a day before the state's prohibition was due to take effect.

Uber launches app aimed at connecting workers with businesses

03 Oct 2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc said it launched an app called Uber Works to connect temporary workers looking to work shifts with businesses trying to plug gaps in their rosters.

UPDATE 2-BW Offshore wins Brazil approval for $115 million oilfield purchase

17 Aug 2019

Aug 17 Norway's BW Offshore has won approval from Brazilian oil regulator ANP for the purchase of the Maromba oilfield, part of the Oslo-listed company’s plan to become an operator and not just a supplier of oil services, platforms and ships.

U.S. Senator Schumer asks FBI, FTC to probe Russia's FaceApp over security concerns

18 Jul 2019

U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday.

FedEx sues U.S. government over 'impossible' task of policing exports to China

25 Jun 2019

U.S. parcel delivery firm FedEx Corp on Monday sued the U.S. government, saying it should not be held liable if it inadvertently shipped products that violated a Trump administration ban on exports to some Chinese companies. | Video

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