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  • According to a new independent analysis, the bill awaiting a Senate vote could lead to 21 million fewer Americans having health insurance. McCain, an Arizona Republican who is being treated for brain cancer and cast a crucial "no" vote to defeat a similar bill in July, said on Friday that he could not "in good conscience" vote for the proposal authored by Republican...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— Sunday's national election in Germany will sound the starting gun for a renewed debate on fixing flaws in Europe's shared currency to prevent future crises. Macron's ideas are not new but several of them have faced resistance from Germany, always allergic to the idea of being handed the bill for other members' troubles.

  • TOKYO, Sept 24- On Japan's newest exchange, fame can pay off. That may not be so great for investors though. Last month, Hikaru, a Japanese YouTube star so famous he can go by a single stage name, listed himself on Valu, a platform for people to raise money, often for personal projects or businesses, by essentially selling shares in themselves.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 24- China's latest push to revive its bloated state-owned sector is set to pick up pace this year, with bankers and investors expecting possible spin-offs and asset sales to follow a key Communist Party Congress in October. But the effort is likely to only involve a limited role for private money, even as Beijing has been promoting it as crucial for...

  • LONDON, Sept 23- U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its licence in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company, a newspaper reported. "While we haven't been asked to make any changes, we'd like to know what we can do," Tom Elvidge, Uber's general manager...

  • LONDON, Sept 23- U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its license in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company, a newspaper reported. "While we haven't been asked to make any changes, we'd like to know what we can do," Tom Elvidge, Uber's general manager...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 24- Lufthansa is offering to pay 200 million euros to buy its insolvent smaller rival Air Berlin and is prepared to pay up to 100 million euros to meet operating costs to keep the airline going in the interim, newspaper Bild am Sonntag said on Sunday. On filing for insolvency last month the Berlin government promptly granted Air Berlin a 150...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 24- Thyssenkrupp AG is to set up a joint working group of board members and labour representatives to help implement the plan to merge with Tata Steel, it said in a statement published on Sunday after a supervisory board meeting. If approved, it would create Europe's second-biggest steelmaker after ArcelorMittal, with combined sales of about 15...

  • LONDON, Sept 23- U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions in order to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew the companys licence in the city, a newspaper reported. "While we havent been asked to make any changes, wed like to know what we can do," Tom Elvidge, Uber's general manager in London, told the newspaper. The Sunday Times quoted sources...

  • LONDON, Sept 23- U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions in order to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew the companys license in the city, a newspaper reported. "While we havent been asked to make any changes, wed like to know what we can do," Tom Elvidge, Uber's general manager in London, told the newspaper. The Sunday Times quoted sources...

  • UBER PREPARED TO MAKE CONCESSIONS TO REVERSE LONDON'S DECISION NOT TO RENEW TAXI LICENCE, PROBABLY ON PASSENGER SAFETY, CONDITIONS FOR DRIVERS- SUNDAY TIMES.

  • According to a new independent analysis, the bill awaiting a Senate vote could lead to 21 million fewer Americans having health insurance. McCain, an Arizona Republican who is being treated for brain cancer and cast a crucial "no" vote to defeat a similar bill in July, said on Friday that he could not "in good conscience" vote for the proposal authored by Republican...

  • In a letter dated June 15 to one of its members, the Action Group board explained that it had used its delegated authority to accept RBS's final 82 p per share offer on behalf of retail investors. But the letter, which was seen by Reuters, also said that had Action Group investors accepted an earlier RBS offer in April of 43.15 pence per share, they would have received a...

  • *Court finds that Ghana did not violate Ivorian rights. DAKAR/ ACCRA, Sept 23- The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on Saturday drew an ocean boundary favoring Ghana in a dispute with its neighbor Ivory Coast, opening the way for development drilling to resume on Ghana's multi-billion dollar TEN deepwater oil and gas project. "The Special Chamber...

  • *Court finds that Ghana did not violate Ivorian rights. DAKAR/ ACCRA, Sept 23- The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on Saturday drew an ocean boundary favouring Ghana in a dispute with its neighbour Ivory Coast, opening the way for development drilling to resume on Ghana's multi-billion dollar TEN deepwater oil and gas project. "The Special Chamber...

  • Teams from the United States, Mexico and Canada kicked off the third of seven planned rounds of discussions in Ottawa amid warnings from trade experts that time was quickly running out to seal a deal by the end of the year as planned. The American side did not mention a specific goal in the first two rounds and Canada's chief NAFTA negotiator on Saturday said he did...

  • According to a new independent analysis, the bill awaiting a Senate vote could lead to 21 million fewer Americans having health insurance. McCain, an Arizona Republican who is being treated for brain cancer and cast a crucial "no" vote to defeat a similar bill in July, said on Friday that he could not "in good conscience" vote for the proposal authored by Republican...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- A magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook southern Mexico on Saturday spread fear in the capital and frustrated rescuers, some of whom were forced to suspend the search for survivors of an earlier, bigger tremor. The United States Geological Survey said the new quake was relatively shallow with an epicenter near Juchitan, a tropical region of...

  • BERLIN, Sept 23- Germany's foreign minister said on Saturday that he had been disappointed by British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit speech, adding to a downbeat reception from France ahead of the resumption of Brexit negotiations next week. Shortly afterwards, French President Emmanuel Macron said there was still not enough clarity on rules for...

  • The White House and tax-writing Republican leaders are expected to begin filling in some of the details this coming week on Trump's plan to simplify the tax system, a legislative priority for the president. The White House views this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to simplify taxes and cut rates, while giving Trump a much-needed victory as the...