Month: November 2018

(Reuters) – Elliott Management Corp, the activist hedge fund that sits on Arconic Inc’s (ARNC.N) board, has stepped in to assume potential liabilities weighing on the sale process for the U.S. aluminum products maker, according to people familiar with the matter. Paul Singer, founder, CEO, and co-chief investment officer for Elliott Management Corporation, speaks during
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FILE PHOTO: The 75th Venice International Film Festival – Awards Ceremony – Venice, Italy, September 8, 2018 – Director Alfonso Cuaron poses with the Golden Lion for Best Film. REUTERS/Tony Gentile LONDON (Reuters) – After winning an Oscar for space film “Gravity”, director Alfonso Cuaron chose to tell a touching personal story for his next movie, “Roma”, looking back
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U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs on travel to Argentina from the White House in Washington, U.S., November 29, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will probably meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a G20 summit in Argentina over the weekend, despite
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Ukrainian naval ships, which were recently seized by Russia’s FSB security service, are seen anchored in a port in Kerch, Crimea November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Alla Dmitrieva KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian Azov Sea ports, Berdyansk and Mariupol, are effectively under blockade by Russia as vessels are being barred from leaving and entering, Ukraine’s infrastructure minister,
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The “diligent” preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are setting a fine example for future bids, according to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach. FILE PHOTO: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach poses for a group photo session with Yoshiro Mori, President of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Committee,
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FILE PHOTO: Nov 18, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) leaves the field after the Bears defeated the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports Atlanta Falcons: Defensive end Derrick Shelby (groin) was placed on injured reserve, becoming the seventh Atlanta player put on the list this
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Amazon.com Inc’s autonomous toy car, The AWS DeepRacer, one-eighteenth the size of a real race car, aimed at helping web developers try some some of their own self-driving technology, is shown in this handout photo provided November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amazon.com/Handout via REUTERS LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Self-driving cars, meet Amazon’s self-driving toys. Amazon.com Inc’s cloud
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “SpongeBob SquarePants” creator Stephen Hillenburg, who brought the zany cartoon marine underworld of Bikini Bottom to television, the movies and the stage, has died at the age of 57, the Nickelodeon television network said on Tuesday. Hillenburg had said last year that he was suffering from the neurodegenerative disease ALS, also
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet Inc unit’s social media practices on Dec. 5, the committee said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Google Inc. CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at the annual session of China Development Forum (CDF) 2018 at the Diaoyutai
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