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February 16, 2018 10:05 AM Exclusive: Walmart in talks to buy more than 40 percent of India's Flipkart

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT.N) is in talks to purchase a stake of more than 40 percent in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart, a direct challenge to Inc (AMZN.O) in Asia’s third-largest economy, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. In what would be one of its biggest overseas deals, the U.S. retailer is looking at buying 15

February 16, 2018 4:12 AM Bank of Japan Governor Nominated to New Five-Year Term

Haruhiko Kuroda’s election suggests monetary conditions will be kept ultra-loose TOKYO—Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government on Friday nominated Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda to a new five-year term, a move that indicates monetary conditions will be kept ultra-loose for now. Mr. Kuroda, in office since 2013, will face new challenges in his next term after 12

February 16, 2018 3:36 AM Winter Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin shockingly fails to win medal in slalom

Shiffrin fails to make the podium in her best discipline after reportedly puking before her first run American skier Mikaela Shiffrin was the overwhelming favorite to win gold in slalom -- her signature event -- but after taking fourth following her first run, Shiffrin could not make up enough time to finish first in Friday's big alpine event. Shiffrin 12

February 16, 2018 2:49 AM Stocks Rise for Maker of AR-15 Rifle Used in the Florida School Shooting

Stocks were up Thursday for American Outdoor Brands, the company that makes the AR-15 rifle used in the Florida school shooting that claimed 17 lives. The company’s shares closed up 1.49%, netting the company an additional $8.8 million on the day. The Associated Press reported that accused gunman Nikolas Cruz used a Smith & Wesson M&P15 rifle – a variant 22

February 15, 2018 4:44 PM Nobel winner Tutu says no longer an Oxfam global ambassador

JOHANNESBURG – Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu says he will no longer be a global ambassador for the British-based aid organization Oxfam after allegations that senior staff members in crisis zones paid for sex among the desperate people the group was meant to serve. A statement from the office of the South African former archbishop says he is "is deeply 13

February 15, 2018 2:12 AM Pakistan, Seeing New Pressure from the West, Moves Against a Militant Group

Islamabad hopes to avoid international terror financing watchlist as it seeks access to international financial markets Pakistan is hoping to head off an attempt by the Trump administration to exert further pressure over terrorism by putting the country on a global terror financing watch list, according to a senior Pakistani official. Miftah Ismail 2

February 14, 2018 4:50 PM Bunge Says Agricultural Firms Need More Than Deals to Boost Profits

Grain trading company has been approached for acquisition by Glencore and ADM The chief executive of Bunge Ltd. said agricultural firms can’t count on deals alone to boost profitability, as the farm economy struggles under a global crop glut that has hurt grain prices. The grain trading firm reported a quarterly loss Wednesday, pushing its shares down amid speculation 16

February 14, 2018 1:24 AM How to Fix the Fashion Industry

Imran Amed, the ex-McKinsey impresario behind the ‘Business of Fashion,’ discusses who is winning in retail right now In just 11 years, Imran Amed’s fashion-news blog has gone from a fledgling website to an influential voice in a troubled industry. Business of Fashion, which Mr. Amed started from his sofa in London, now rivals—and surpasses, some say—107-year-old 15

February 13, 2018 7:12 PM Exclusive: U.S. pushes motion to put Pakistan on global terrorist

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The United States has put forward a motion to place Pakistan on a global terrorist-financing watchlist with an anti-money-laundering monitoring group, according to a senior Pakistani official. Pakistan has been scrambling in recent months to avert being added to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with terrorist financing regulations 19

February 11, 2018 11:10 PM There’s a Global Race to Control Batteries—and China Is Winning

Chinese companies dominate the lithium-ion battery production process, which starts in Congo and ends up in a phone or electric car KOLWEZI, Democratic Republic of Congo—Miners push bicycles piled high with bags of a grayish-blue ore along a dusty road to a makeshift market. There, they line up at wholesalers with nicknames such as Crazy Jack and Boss Lee. Most of the buyers 28