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Internet cut in Sudan’s capital ahead of pro-democracy protests

KHARTOUM, June 30 (Reuters) – Internet services were cut in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Thursday ahead of pro-democracy protests, a Reuters reporter said, the first time for months that web access had been blocked in the lead up to rallies. The protests mark the third anniversary of huge demonstrations during the 2019 uprising that overthrew …

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China’s factory, service sectors shake off 3 months of lockdown pain

A worker polishes a bicycle steel rim at a factory manufacturing sports equipment in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China September 2, 2019. China Daily via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China factory, services PMIs above 50 for first time since Feb Recovery seen as COVID restrictions partially ease 2022 GDP growth …

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LG Energy signs battery-grade lithium supply deal with Compass Minerals

LG Energy Solution’s logo is pictured on a smartphone in front of their web site displayed in this illustration taken, December 4, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 29 (Reuters) – South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solutions (LGES) (373220.KS) said on Wednesday it had entered into a …

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Venezuela’s second largest refinery suspends gasoline production -sources

A general view of the Cardon refinery complex which belongs to the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA in Punto Fijo, Venezuela November 17, 2016. REUTERS / Carlos Garcia Rawlins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CARACAS, June 29 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s state company PDVSA has suspended gasoline production at the country’s second …

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A US FCC commissioner urges Apple, Google to boot TikTok from app stores

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) – A Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission has urged the chief executives of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google to kick Chinese-owned TikTok out of its app store. Brendan Carr, the FCC commissioner, said in a letter to the CEOs, dated June 24 and sent on …

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S.Korea’s LGES reviews $ 1.3 bln Arizona battery investment as US inflation bites

SEOUL, June 29 (Reuters) – South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution Ltd (LGES) (373220.KS), a major supplier to US carmakers including Tesla (TSLA.O), is reassessing a $ 1.3 billion investment plan for an Arizona factory citing “unprecedented” economic conditions. News that South Korea’s biggest battery maker is reviewing the plan, unveiled only three months …

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Tesla closes an office as layoff hits Autopilot jobs, including hourly ones

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) has shuttered its office in San Mateo, California and laid off roughly 200 employees working on its Autopilot driver-assistant system there, one of the people told Reuters, in a move seen as accelerating cost-cutting. Most of the laid-off people had been hourly workers, that person said. Early …

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After Hindu slain, police in northwest India ban public gatherings, suspend internet

MUMBAI, June 29 (Reuters) – Fearing outbreaks of religious violence, police in the Indian state of Rajasthan banned public gatherings and suspended Internet services a day after two Muslims posted a video claiming responsibility for slaying a Hindu tailor in the city of Udaipur. Two suspects were being interrogated by federal investigators on Wednesday, while …

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Chinese spacecraft acquires images of entire planet of Mars

BEIJING, June 29 (Reuters) – An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft has acquired imagery data covering all of Mars, including visuals of its south pole, after circling the planet more than 1,300 times since early last year, state media reported on Wednesday. China’s Tianwen-1 successfully reached the Red Planet in February 2021 on the country’s inaugural mission …

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GE CEO Culp expands role to head aviation unit

General Electric Co. Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp mingles with shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in Tarrytown, New York, US, May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Alwyn Scott/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 27 (Reuters) – General Electric Co (GE.N) said on Monday Chief Executive Larry Culp will also head its …

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