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Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success.



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Mexican president has list of potential retaliatory tariffs on U.S.: sources

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has received an official list of U.S. products that could be subject to retaliatory tariffs if across-the-board duties threatened by the Trump administration take effect, officials said on Wednesday.



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10 FinTech Influencers to Follow if You’re Into Digital Lending

Guest Post | June 5, 2019 Fintech as an industry got so big that following people who know things about it in general doesn’t cut it anymore. If you’re working in lending software niche, like I do, you need influencers, passionabos and opinion leaders with specific expertise to help you stay on top of all

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BT to close most of UK office locations under new CEO

Britain's former telecoms monopoly BT will consolidate its UK offices from 300 locations to roughly 30 sites while pressing ahead with plans to leave its St Paul's headquarters in London, the company said on Wednesday.



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Meg Whitman said she was happy to throw HP predecessor 'under the bus' over Autonomy deal

Meg Whitman, the former boss of Hewlett-Packard, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the botched acquisition of British software company Autonomy, London's High Court heard on Wednesday.



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Fintech Disruptor KOHO Brings The Best Cashback Card to Market With its New Premium Offering

Koho release | June 6, 2019 TORONTO, June 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Weeks after announcing the close of its precedent-setting $42 million Series B fundraise, KOHO continues to push the industry forward by offering the best cashback program available to Canadians. No other prepaid card on the market offers cashback to consumers, and KOHO

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Fed says contacts worry about trade war; economy growing modestly

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday reported that its contacts at companies across the country were worried that international trade tensions could weigh on business even as economic activity picked up.



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Hope grows for deal to avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods

Hope grew on Wednesday for a deal to avoid the United States imposing tariffs on Mexican goods in return for Mexico doing more to halt illegal immigration but President Donald Trump said he was willing to go ahead with the import duties if he is not satisfied.



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Mexican president has retaliation list for any U.S. tariffs: sources

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has received an official list of U.S. products that could be subject to retaliatory tariffs if across-the-board duties threatened by the Trump administration take effect, officials said on Wednesday.



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U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources

The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources said ahead of talks in Washington on Wednesday.



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Hope grows for deal to ward off Trump's tariffs on Mexican imports

Hope grew on Wednesday for a deal to avoid the United States imposing tariffs on Mexican goods in return for Mexico doing more to halt illegal immigration but President Donald Trump said he was willing to go ahead with the import duties if he is not satisfied.



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Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn -sources

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has received an official list of U.S. products, excluding corn, that could be subject to retaliatory tariffs if duties threatened by the Trump administration take effect, officials said Wednesday.



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U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees

The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials, bars and restaurants.



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Small and medium organizations for impact and innovation

Government of Canada | June 5, 2019 The Government of Canada is dedicating $100 million to a five-year pilot initiative targeted at Canadian small and medium organizations (SMOs). This initiative seeks to engage Canadian SMOs in international assistance efforts in areas consistent with Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy. This pilot initiative is a direct response

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U.S. services sector activity strengthens, eases gloom over economy

U.S. services sector activity expanded at a brisk pace in May and industries hired more workers, offering some respite for an economy that is slowing following a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories in the first quarter.



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