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Asia stocks lifted by China-U.S. trade hopes; oil resumes retreat

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Asian stocks rose on Thursday, taking heart from a bounce in Chinese shares on news that China has delivered a written response to U.S. trade demands, while oil prices resumed...
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Proxy advisory firm ISS favors vote for Third Point nominees at Campbell

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday recommended that Campbell Soup Co investors elect all five of Third Point hedge fund's board nominees...
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Proxy advisory firm ISS recommends for all Third Point nominees at Campbell

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Shareholder advisory firm ISS on Wednesday recommended that Campbell Soup Co investors elect all five of hedge fund Third Point's board nominees, giving a boost to the activist...
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PG&E rout may be hitting hedge funds after raised bets before fire

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

Prominent hedge funds, including Baupost Group and Viking Global Investors, may be bearing the brunt of utility PG&E Corp's tumbling share price after raising bets on the...
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Asia edges up as oil slide slows; pound, euro firm on Brexit optimism

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

Asian stocks edged up on Thursday as a steep slide in crude oil prices which had chilled investor sentiment slowed, while the pound and euro were supported after British Prime...
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Several high-profile funds raised stakes in GE before selloff: filings

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Several prominent investors raised their stakes in General Electric Co in the third quarter, before its shares sank in recent weeks, filings with the U.S. Securities and...
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General Electric pulls out of Nigeria rail concession

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

General Electric Co has pulled out of a long-term concession deal with the Nigerian government to maintain and operate narrow-gauge rail lines in the West African country, a...
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Lockheed gets interim payment for first multiyear F-35 contract: Pentagon

5 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Lockheed Martin Corp has won a preliminary contract valued at up to $22.7 billion to build a batch of 255 F-35 jets for the U.S. military and its allies, the U.S. Defense...
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Suncor CEO to retire next year, be replaced by COO

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

Suncor Energy Inc said on Wednesday its chief executive will retire mid-next year, with the company's chief operating officer taking over the top job at that time.
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Prominent managers loaded up on Apple before recent tumble

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

Several prominent investors put fresh money to work in Apple during the third quarter even as they sold out of other high-flying tech companies, betting the iPhone maker's...
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Michael Avenatti reportedly arrested on domestic violence accusations

Michael Avenatti reportedly arrested on domestic violence accusations

Star attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested on accusations of domestic violence, multiple news outlets reported on Wednesday, citing Los Angeles police. Avenatti represents the... Read more ...

2 dead, 44 hurt in tour bus crash on icy highway ramp in Mississippi...

2 dead, 44 hurt in tour bus crash on icy highway ramp in Mississippi, authorities say

Two people were killed and dozens of others were injured after a tour bus crashed in Mississippi, authorities say. Read more ...

Jacob deGrom at last gets a win: the Cy Young

Jacob deGrom at last gets a win: the Cy Young

He is simply de best. Jacob deGrom's historic season with the Mets received an exclamation point Wednesday, when the ace right-hander was named winner of the National League Cy... Read more ...

Kevin McCarthy chosen to lead House GOP next year

Kevin McCarthy chosen to lead House GOP next year

The California Republican, an ally of President Donald Trump, fended off a challenge from conservative Rep. Jim Jordan, of Ohio, in a closed-door election. Read more ...

Fox News backs CNN lawsuit over Jim Acosta's suspended press pass

Fox News backs CNN lawsuit over Jim Acosta's suspended press pass

Fox News announced Wednesday that it is supporting CNN's lawsuit against the Trump administration over its suspension of Jim Acosta's White House press pass. “Fox News supports... Read more ...

Police: 44 dead dogs found in freezers at New Jersey home

Police: 44 dead dogs found in freezers at New Jersey home

Detectives found 44 dead dogs in plastic bags stored in freezers at a New Jersey home, state police said Wednesday. Read more ...

Royal family releases series of new portraits to honor Prince Charles's 70th...

Royal family releases series of new portraits to honor Prince Charles's 70th birthday

Their candid photo is so sweet! Read more ...

Deputy national security adviser bashed by Melania is reassigned

Deputy national security adviser bashed by Melania is reassigned

A day after Melania Trump publicly called for her to leave the White House, Deputy National Security Advisor Mira Ricardel has been moved to another, unspecified job in the... Read more ...

Woman chokes McDonald's manager over ketchup dispute

Woman chokes McDonald's manager over ketchup dispute

Police in Santa Ana, California, are trying to identify a suspect who reportedly assaulted the manager of a McDonald's. The suspect allegedly entered the establishment through... Read more ...

Tribute doll looks nothing like Idris Elba - and the internet is going nuts

Tribute doll looks nothing like Idris Elba - and the internet is going nuts

A $1,000 doll made in 2018's "Sexiest Man Alive" Idris Elba's likeness is going viral for all the wrong reasons. Read more ...