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US sanctions against Russia’s Power Machines contradict WTO regulations, company says — RT Business News

The inclusion of the Russian power engineering firm Power Machines in the extended list of the US sanctions against Russia is illegal and contradicts the regulations of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the company says. The US Treasury Department has extended the list of Russian individuals and companies subject to sanctions imposed on Moscow over […]

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New Worry for CEOs: Rising Costs From Metals to Meat

New Worry for CEOs: Rising Costs From Metals to Meat – WSJ BROWSER UPDATE To gain access to the full experience, please upgrade your browser: Chrome | Safari | Firefox | Internet Explorer Note: If you are running Internet Explorer 10 and above, make sure it is not in compatibility mode We use cookies and […]

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Maricopa County clinic closing amid budget cuts

CLOSE Many people associate the contagious disease with biblical times, but it still exists today. Wochit In this file photo, an Indian girl who has leprosy stares out from her home in Calcutta in September 1997.(Photo: Republic photo illustration; AP photo) She had fevers, chills and infections. Her hands and feet were stiff and couldn’t […]

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Where to move for train connections | Money

Where’s the best place to live in the UK if you want to get around by rail? Turns out that’s not as simple a question as you might think Birmingham New Street station. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images You’d think I’d asked the universe’s most baffling question. Where do neutrinos come from? What, exactly, is consciousness? […]

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France & Germany call for global bitcoin clampdown — RT Business News

Joining the chorus of regulators calling for a crackdown on cryptocurrencies, the French and German finance ministers said digital tokens “could pose substantial risks for investors” and potentially long-term financial stability. In a letter to fellow G20 finance ministers – signed by French Finance Minister Bruno le Maire and his interim German counterpart Peter Altmaier, […]

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Lawmakers, Alcohol Industry Tussle Over Cancer Labels on Booze

A month after slapping bright red and yellow cancer warnings on bottles of wine, vodka and other tipple late last year, workers at the government-run liquor store in Whitehorse, Canada, took them all off again. “Alcohol can cause cancer,” read the labels, part of a government-funded pilot program. They quickly drew phone calls and letters […]

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L.L. Bean changes its legendary returns policy, citing abuse

CLOSE Customers will have only one year to return an item. Time L.L. Bean tightened its generous return policy by imposing a one-year limit on most returns to reduce abuse and fraud.(Photo: Robert F. Bukaty, AP) The days of finding your grandfather’s L.L. Bean boots in the attic and returning them to the iconic outdoors […]

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By betting on calm, did investors worsen the stock market fall? | Nils Pratley | Business

XIV – a way to bet on low stock index volatility – was a beautiful investment until it really wasn’t Traders react to market volatility on floor of Cboe, Chicago. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images Back in 2008, the non-financial world had to digest a lot of jargon in a hurry – collateralised debt obligations (CDOs), […]

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Some Russian businessmen made the US blacklist just for being successful — RT Business News

The US Treasury published the ‘Kremlin list’ on Tuesday. It includes officials and tycoons with political and business ties to the Russian government. But some were blacklisted just for being billionaires. Arkady Volozh Worth $1.1 billion, Volozh is the founder and CEO of the Russia’s largest IT company, Yandex. The company is Google’s main rival […]

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Wynn Resorts Board Cancels Outside Investigation of Steve Wynn’s Conduct

Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s board said it stopped an independent law-firm investigation into sexual-misconduct allegations against former Chairman and Chief Executive Steve Wynn, even as pressure has mounted on directors to account for whether they failed to disclose information about his alleged conduct to regulators and investors. Mr. Wynn, 76 years old, stepped down on Tuesday […]

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