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  • The 43- year-old with film-star looks was the center of attention at a Group of 20 summit in Turkey and a meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in Manila, where he survived a mobbing by enthusiastic onlookers. While he was in Turkey, Trudeau was criticized in Canada for what was considered a muted response to the deadly Paris attacks and for posing for selfies...

  • Nov 20- Volkswagen AG is set to finalize a 20 billion euro 12- month bridge loan by Nov. 27, the CNBC reported, citing Dow Jones. The company has tapped in 13 banks for the loan, the report said. Europe's largest automaker is cutting capital spending for the first time since the 2009 financial crisis and said it would review or delay non-product investments.

  • OIL DRILLERS CUT RIGS FOR AN 11 TH WEEK IN LAST 12 ON WEAK CRUDE PRICES- BAKER HUGHES.

  • EPA, CARB SAYS WILL CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE, TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.

  • REGULATORS SAY EXCESS EMISSIONS IN VOLKSWAGEN LARGER VEHICLES DATE BACK TO 2009.

  • Nov 20- The market for U.S. government debt is unlikely to provide stable, high-quality liquidity when trading is mostly done away from public markets, a Federal Reserve policymaker said on Friday. Currently, "customer trades occur mainly off of public markets, except at times of market stress when dealers may be unable or unwilling to internalize them," Fed...

  • *Allergan up; unlikely to be hit by tax inversion rule. *Nike jumps on buyback; boosts Dow. The Dow Jones industrial average turned positive for the year, led by a 4.8 percent rise in Nike which announced a $12 billion share buyback and a 2- for-1 share split.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 20- Swiss seed company Syngenta AG has sued top U.S. grain exporters Cargill Inc and Archer Daniels Midland Co over losses that U.S. farmers said they suffered from rejections of boatloads of genetically modified corn by China. Syngenta's decision to sell a type of GMO corn seed called MIR 162, also known as Viptera, before obtaining import approval...

  • Nov 20- Wearable fitness tracking devices maker Jawbone said on Friday that it had cut jobs as part of a reorganization, but did not specify the number of employees who had been laid off. "We have made the difficult decision to reorganize the company which has had an impact on our global workforce," Jawbone said in an emailed statement to Reuters.

  • PARIS, Nov 20- France's CMA CGM, the world's third-largest container shipping firm, said freight rates should recover next year after a market downturn led to a sharp fall in its third-quarter profits. Both companies are in preliminary discussions with Neptune Orient Lines Ltd about a potential acquisition of the Singapore- based container liner, NOL said this...

  • LONDON, Nov 20- UK markets have not even begun to discount the chance that Britain could vote to leave the European Union next year, raising the risk of a blowup closer to the vote and complicating the timing of any Bank of England interest rate rise, top investors say. This failure to gradually discount those risks adds a critical element of uncertainty to UK gilts,...

  • LONDON/ MILAN, Nov 20- European shares ended their strongest week in a month on Friday with a benchmark index rising to three-month highs, helped by growing expectations of more ECB stimulus, but gains were capped by stake sales in leading companies. Investors said sentiment was helped by a fresh pledge by European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi to act quickly to...

  • FAA TASK FORCE TO SUBMIT DRONE REGISTRY RECOMMENDATIONS TO REGULATORS ON SATURDAY- FAA ADMINISTRATOR HUERTA.

  • Nov 20- U.S. central bankers may have to speed up the pace of their expected interest rate hikes late next year to prevent prices from rising too quickly, an economist at billionaire Steven A. Cohen's family office said on Friday. But Dean Maki, chief economist at Cohen's $11 billion Point72 Asset Management, sees some dangers on the horizon if unemployment, now at...

  • FORT SMITH, Ark., Nov 20- The U.S. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Friday. "I think we are going to return to an era where there is a bit more uncertainty about what the committee is going to do meeting to meeting," Bullard told reporters after a speech to a business group in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

  • *Zinc hit 6- yr low on Thursday as China output weighed. *Copper, aluminium touch fresh 6-1/ 2 year lows. A surge of refined output from China has been weighing on the whole zinc market all year, "said Caroline Bain, senior commodities economist at Capital Economics in London.

  • The companies had total debt of $13 billion, according to data from law firm Haynes and Boone LLP. Dune Energy Inc 8- Mar $108 mln 0 $108 mln Texas 15-10336. BPZ Resources Inc 9- Mar 0 $238.6 mln $238.6 mln Texas 15-60016.

  • Nov 20- Tesla Motors Inc said Friday it is recalling all 90,000 Model S sedans produced to check for a possible defect in the front seat belt assemblies. The cost of the worldwide recall will be "immaterial," the company said. The problem was discovered after a single report to the company in early November of a seatbelt assembly breaking when a customer in the front...

  • PARIS, Nov 20- French President Francois Hollande saw his approval ratings jump after his firm handling of the Charlie Hebdo killings in January and may find them rising again in the next popularity poll after last week's Paris massacre. Decisiveness on the diplomatic and military front might actually hurt him by casting a spotlight on his disappointing...

  • Nov 20- Tesla Motors Inc said Friday it is recalling all 90,000 Model S sedans produced to check for a possible defect in the front seat belt assemblies. The cost of the worldwide recall will be "immaterial," the company said. The problem was discovered after a single report to the company in early November of a seatbelt assembly breaking when a customer in the front...