New IDB fund to protect Amazon may receive up to $1 billion in donations

2/2 © Reuters. The Wider Image: The mission to save the Amazon’s animals 2/2 BOGOTA (Reuters) – A fund created by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to protect the Amazon (NASDAQ:) rainforest could receive up to $ 1 billion in donations, the bank’s president said on Thursday, adding that the IDB will commit $ 20 […]

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Smartphone maker Xiaomi says legal complaint against U.S. to protect its interests

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks visit Xiaomi brand’s store in Kyiv HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi (OTC:) Corp said on Sunday that its legal complaint against the U.S. Department of Defense and the Treasury Department was to protect the company’s interests, in a notice on the Hong Kong […]

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United Airlines unveils rights issue plan to protect tax assets

© Reuters. United Airlines passenger jets taxi with New York City as a backdrop (Reuters) – United Airlines Holdings (NASDAQ:) Inc said on Friday it was seeking shareholder approval for a rights offering as part of a plan to thwart any hostile takeover moves and preserve a $ 8.2 billion tax benefit. Chicago-based United said […]

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‘Weaponized’ Facebook fails to protect civil rights, audit says

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Facebook logos 2/2 By Supantha Mukherjee and Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (O:) has not done enough to protect users from discrimination, falsehoods and incitement to violence, an external civil rights audit found on Wednesday, adding to pressure on the company in the midst of an advertiser boycott. The […]

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U.S moves to protect lobster industry, threatens tariffs on China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump signed a memorandum aimed at protecting American lobster fishermen who have found export markets drying up, a senior White House adviser said on Wednesday, adding that China could end up facing new tariffs. “If those purchase commitments are not met, the United States Trade Representative has been directed […]

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Trump threatens tariffs on oil imports to ‘protect’ U.S. energy workers

2/2 © Reuters. U.S. President Trump leads the daily coronavirus response briefing at the White House in Washington 2/2 By Jeff Mason and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose tariffs on crude imports if he has to “protect” U.S. energy workers from the oil price crash […]

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