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  • SAO PAULO, Jan 18- Avianca Brasil's battle with its aircraft leasing firms intensified on Friday after Brazil's aviation regulator said it would no longer ground 10 of the struggling carrier's planes and another lessor renewed its effort to repossess 10 others. Aircastle Ltd and General Electric Co's GE Capital Aviation Services unit have been trying to...

  • Jan 18- U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a fine against Facebook Inc for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of personal data, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three people familiar with the discussions. The Federal Trade Commission has been probing Facebook since last year.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a fine against Facebook Inc for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of personal data, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three people familiar with the discussions. The Federal Trade Commission has been probing Facebook since last year.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- The U.S. Treasury on Friday released final regulations for a tax deduction of up to 20 percent for U.S. businesses organized as so-called pass-through entities, under President Donald Trump's 2017 overhaul of the U.S. tax system. The 247- page document lays out how to determine the amount of deduction available to the owners of businesses that...

  • REGULATORS HAVE MET TO DISCUSS IMPOSING A RECORD-SETTING FINE AGAINST FACEBOOK FOR SOME OF ITS PRIVACY VIOLATIONS- WASHINGTON POST Source text: https://wapo.st/2Cx0sPx Further company coverage:.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 18- Aircastle Ltd will try to repossess 10 planes from Avianca Brasil before the Feb. 1 expiration of a 15- day stay on repossessions from the struggling airline, a representative of the U.S.-based aircraft leasing firm said on Friday. Brazil's aviation regulator said on Thursday it would seek to ground a separate group of 10 planes at the request of...

  • A person smokes a Juul e-cigarette

    The FDA says doctors need more information about treating kids for nicotine use since most cessation products are only for adults.

  • *India has been investigating antitrust violations at Mumbai port. NEW DELHI, Jan 18- India's antitrust watchdog has ordered Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk and Dubai's DP World to withdraw certain customer advisories which it said could hamper growth of the country's largest container port in Mumbai, a document seen by Reuters showed.

  • INDIAN WATCHDOG ORDERS DP WORLD AND MAERSK UNITS TO WITHDRAW CERTAIN CUSTOMER ADVISORIES AS PART OF ANTITRUST PROBE.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 17- Brazil's aviation regulator said on Thursday it was going to ground 10 planes operated by Avianca Brasil, 20 percent of its fleet, prompting the carrier to go to court seeking to prevent the decision being enforced. Avianca Brasil said in a statement that the announcement by ANAC was "in disagreement with the judicial decision" in a Sao Paulo...

  • Jan 17- Independent experts on an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration were divided over whether to recommend approval of a treatment for type 1 diabetes developed by Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc and France's Sanofi SA. At the panel meeting, patients who were part of the trials advocated the drug's effectiveness, but FDA staff flagged the risk...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 17- Payments company Square Inc is launching a free debit card for small businesses aimed at helping them better manage their cash flows, the company said on Thursday. "Sellers can get stuck in a cash flow crunch," Alyssa Henry, seller lead at Square, said on a call with journalists. Square is applying with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp for a special...

  • A dose of Naloxone

    The FDA's change clears the way for drugmakers to sell naloxone without a prescription. The life-saving treatment for opioids is also known as Narcan and Evzio.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Anti-Defamation League's "Never is Now" summit in New York City, December 3, 2018

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission should form what he called a "data-broker clearinghouse."

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump's call for Congress to fund a wall he promised to build on the U.S.- Mexican border is threatening another campaign pledge to make rules easier to navigate for banks and corporations. Yet with Democrats now in control of the House of Representatives and the 2020 presidential campaign...

  • BERLIN, Jan 17- Rules and agreements that make banks and insurance companies competitive in China will be one of the topics German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will talk about during his visit to China.

  • Congress has been expected to pass some sort of online privacy bill to pre-empt a stringent law passed by California. Rubio's bill, which would pre-empt the California law if passed by Congress, would require consumer protection regulator the Federal Trade Commission to draw up rules for companies to follow that are based on the Privacy Act of 1974, with a goal...

  • MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, Jan 16- Netflix Inc and home-grown rival Hotstar plan to adopt self-regulation guidelines for content streamed on their platforms in India in an effort to prevent potential government censorship, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. But global video streaming market leader, Netflix, was drawn into a legal battle last year after a...

  • LAGOS, Jan 16- The presidential candidate for Nigeria's main opposition party said on Wednesday he was committed to privatizing the state oil company, weeks ahead of the election that will determine who runs Africa's top crude-producing country. Abubakar, a businessman who served as vice president between 1999 and 2007, has portrayed himself as a champion of...

  • Jan 15- McDonald's Corp has lost its rights to the trademark "Big Mac" in a European Union case ruling in favor of Ireland- based fast-food chain Supermac's, according to a decision by European regulators. Supermac's said it can now expand in the United Kingdom and Europe. McDonald's, which sells its flagship "Big Mac" burgers internationally, submitted printouts of...