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December 3, 2018 5:22 AM Qualcomm sees no prospect for NXP acquisition

(Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chip manufacturer Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) considers the prospect of an acquisition of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI.O) as closed, the company said on Monday. “While we were grateful to learn of President Trump and President Xi’s comments about Qualcomm’s previously proposed acquisition of NXP, the deadline for that transaction has expired 131

December 3, 2018 12:52 AM US-China trade truce to boost markets; wild swings not over

WASHINGTON – The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost financial markets, at least likely through year's end, experts say. But the stock market's wild gyrations of recent months likely will persist as the two countries strain to reach a permanent accord. The U.S. was set to raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods Jan. 1. President 75

December 2, 2018 3:13 AM Reports: Mariners, Mets finish off seven-player blockbuster trade

A blockbuster trade that gained momentum throughout the week has been completed, as the Seattle Mariners have agreed to deal All-Star closer Edwin Diaz and veteran second baseman Robinson Cano to the New York Mets, according to multiple reports. In return, the Mariners reportedly will receive veteran right fielder Jay Bruce and several prospects -- right-handed 92

December 1, 2018 8:02 PM Saudi Crown Prince to visit Algeria after G20 summit

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will arrive in Algeria on Sunday for a two-day visit, Algerian state news agency APS said, resuming his tour of Arab countries after the G20 summit in Argentina. Before the G20 summit the heir to the throne of the world’s top oil exporter visited the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt 101

November 30, 2018 5:43 PM Whitaker alerts U.S. trade regulator to his justice role in fraud query response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker responded to a 2017 fraud query from the Federal Trade Commission by noting his new senior level position at the Justice Department and agreeing to be “very helpful,” records released Friday show. The FTC issued a subpoena last year for Whitaker, seeking records related to his past relationship 77

November 30, 2018 11:42 AM German chancellery aware of plans for White House meeting of German car bosses

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German chancellery is aware of the idea of a meeting between representatives of the U.S. government and the executives of German car companies, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday. Top executives from German carmakers Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), BMW (BMWG.DE) and Daimler (DAIGn.DE) are finalizing plans for a White 101

November 30, 2018 11:28 AM Bitcoin falls over 7 percent, heads towards one-year low

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin fell as much as 7 percent on Friday BTC=BTSP, heading towards a recent one-year low in a broad-based selloff in cryptocurrencies. The world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency fell to $3,920.35 in late morning trade, heading towards a September 2017 low of $3,474.73 hit on Sunday. Other cryptocurrencies including Ethereum’s 102

November 30, 2018 7:36 AM China says it hopes U.S. can show sincerity on trade

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday it hoped the United States could show sincerity and meet it halfway on trade, ahead of a meeting this weekend between the two countries’ leaders that could be key to resolving their trade war. Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comment at a daily news briefing. U.S. President Donald Trump 107

November 28, 2018 1:28 AM Tunisians stage first Arab protests against visiting Saudi crown prince

TUNIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabia’s crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday, denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The protests were a rare occurrence for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler who faces 112

November 27, 2018 3:32 PM France CGT union calls for strike on December 3 to protest energy policy

PARIS (Reuters) - French hard-left CGT trade union on Tuesday called for a nationwide strike on Dec. 3 to protest the government’s medium-term policy announced by President Emmanuel Macron, saying the measures proposed would increase French energy dependency. Measures announced by the government to shut down some coal and nuclear power plants would have consequences 81