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Nissan panel to propose bigger role for external directors in Ghosn scandal‘s wake

A committee tasked with revamping corporate governance at Nissan Motor Co is expected to recommend on Wednesday a bigger role for external directors in overseeing the Japanese automaker following Carlos Ghosn‘s arrest and ouster as chairman.

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Exclusive: Online mattress retailer Casper to hire IPO underwriters - sources

Casper Sleep Inc, the U.S. online mattress retailer whose investors include actor Leonardo DiCaprio and rapper 50 Cent, is seeking to hire underwriters for an initial public offering (IPO), according to people familiar with the matter.

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The Mueller interview that wasn‘t: how Trump‘s legal strategy paid off

When Attorney General William Barr sent lawmakers a summary of the key findings in Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s Russia investigation, members of President Donald Trump‘s legal team were gathered in an office near the U.S. Capitol.

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Factbox: Brexit multiple choice - How will UK parliament‘s indicative votes work?

British lawmakers will wrest control of the Brexit process from the government on Wednesday in order to try to find a majority for an alternative way forward that could break the parliamentary deadlock.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average adds Dow Inc, removes DowDuPont

Dow Inc will replace DowDuPont Inc in the Dow Jones Industrial Average following the chemical corporation‘s breakup into three smaller companies, S&P Dow Jones Indices said on Tuesday.

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U.S. House fails to override Trump veto, upholding border wall emergency

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed to override President Donald Trump‘s first veto, leaving in place the "national emergency" he declared last month to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall that Congress has not funded.

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Despite report findings, almost half of Americans think Trump colluded with Russia: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Nearly half of all Americans still believe President Donald Trump worked with Russia to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after Special Counsel Robert Mueller cleared Trump of that allegation.

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Israel-Hamas cross-border fighting renews after lull

Palestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday, drawing retaliatory air strikes and breaking a day-long lull in cross-border fighting between Israel and Hamas that could impact an Israeli election two weeks away.

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Apple, Qualcomm gird for next phase of patent battle after mixed U.S. rulings

Split decisions on Tuesday by a U.S. government panel in acrimonious patent disputes between iPhone-maker Apple and chip supplier Qualcomm left their battle lines largely unchanged ahead of a U.S Federal Trade Commission ruling and a major trial next month.

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Explainer - Boeing 737 MAX: What to expect at Capitol Hill, Boeing meetings

Wednesday will be a pivotal day for aircraft maker Boeing Co and the federal aviation safety regulators as they try to rebuild trust following two deadly crashes of Boeing 737 MAX airliners.

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Avenatti says ‘nervous‘ about prison time but proclaims innocence

Michael Avenatti on Tuesday again proclaimed his innocence on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike Inc, but in an interview with CBS, admitted he was concerned about doing prison time.

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Democrats pounce as Trump administration ratchets up attack on Obamacare

Top congressional Democrats on Tuesday attacked a legal move by the Trump administration to step up its assault on the Obamacare healthcare law, saying last November‘s elections showed Americans want them to protect the Affordable Care Act.

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Lawmaker still seeks Trump tax returns regardless of Mueller report

The top Democrat on tax policy in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday that he is determined to seek President Donald Trump‘s tax returns, despite the political victory handed to Trump by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

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Qualcomm loses bid for Apple iPhone import ban in ITC ruling

Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday lost a bid to have imports of some Apple Inc iPhones banned in a final ruling on one dispute between the two companies by the full U.S. International Trade Commission.

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Purdue Pharma agrees to 270 million settlement in Oklahoma opioid case

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and members of the wealthy Sackler family that own the company reached a 270 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit brought by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of fueling an opioid abuse epidemic.

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Barr plans to issue Mueller report details within weeks

U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to issue in a matter of weeks a public version of the special counsel‘s report that found President Donald Trump‘s 2016 campaign team did not conspire with Russia, as Trump sought to capitalize on the conclusions.

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U.S. expands abortion ‘gag rule,‘ cuts funding to regional bloc: Pompeo

The Trump administration on Tuesday expanded its anti-abortion policies, cutting funding to the Organization of American States (OAS) and prohibiting the use of U.S. tax dollars to lobby for or against abortion rights.

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Jussie Smollett hoax charge dropped by Chicago prosecutors, prompting mayor‘s rebuke

Chicago prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges accusing "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett of staging a phony hate crime, a stunning move that drew the fury of the city‘s police superintendent and mayor, who called the decision a "whitewash of justice."

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U.S. lawmaker says Mueller makes no difference to seeking Trump taxes

The top Democrat on tax policy in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday that he is determined to seek President Donald Trump‘s tax returns, despite the political victory handed to Trump by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

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Labour pushes Brexit plan for close economic relationship with EU

Britain‘s main opposition Labour Party has put forward its own plan for a close economic relationship with the European Union as parliament is due to vote on a series of indicative votes to find a way forward on Brexit on Wednesday.

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U.S. to overhaul air safety oversight in response to two Boeing 737 MAX crashes

The U.S. aviation regulator will significantly change its oversight approach to air safety by July following two fatal Boeing Co MAX 737 passenger plane crashes, according to written congressional testimony seen by Reuters.

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Wall Street climbs as financials snap five days of losses

U.S. stocks gained on Tuesday, with financials snapping a five-day losing streak as Treasury yields stabilized above 15-month lows.

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UK lawmakers propose Brexit choice between no-deal and ‘revoke‘ if all else fails

British lawmakers have proposed letting parliament choose between leaving the European Union without a deal or stopping Brexit altogether as an option to be voted on as part of a series of indicative votes to be held on Wednesday.

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World stocks rebound, U.S. yields above 15-month lows

Global stock markets broadly rebounded on Tuesday after a two-day swoon while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields steadied above 15-month lows as risk appetite improved after worries of a recession clouded trading since late last week.

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