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  • NEW YORK— For the first time, Facebook is making public its detailed guidelines for determining what it will and won't allow on its service. The guidelines, due out Tuesday, are an updated and public version of Facebook's internal "community standards." The company says the 27- page document mirrors the rules its reviewers use to decide whether posts run afoul of...

  • MENLO PARK, Calif., April 24- Facebook Inc on Tuesday released a rule book for the types of posts it allows on its social network, giving far more detail than ever before on what is permitted on subjects ranging from drug use and sex work to bullying, hate speech and inciting violence. Facebook for years has had "community standards" for what people can post.

  • BEIJING _ New Oriental Education& Technology Group Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $68.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Beijing- based company said it had net income of 43 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • *No benefit from Imfinzi plus tremelimumab combination. *Marks latest disappointment for double immunotherapy. LONDON, April 24- The concept of combining two immunotherapy drugs to fight lung cancer- not so long ago one of the hottest ideas in cancer research- has suffered a fresh blow from the failure of an AstraZeneca clinical study.

  • BEIJING, April 24- China will further cut the amount of cash that lenders must keep in reserves, Market News International reported on Tuesday, citing an unidentified source. China's M2 money supply growth also is seen rising above 9 percent this year, the source said, according to MNI. The People's Bank of China last week cut reserve requirement ratios for most...

  • LONDON, April 24- Anglo American will resume output of iron ore from Minas-Rio in Brazil only in the fourth quarter of 2018 after pipeline leaks, denting annual group earnings by $300- 400 million. But Minas-Rio in southeast Brazil, Anglo American's biggest development project, has suffered repeated delays and is on hold pending an investigation into leaks in...

  • *Profit in Brazil up 7 percent, down 23 pct in UK. MADRID, April 24- Banco Santander's solid performance in its main market Brazil helped the bank produce a slightly better-than-expected 10 percent rise in first-quarter net profit, offsetting weakness in its UK business. Santander's Latin American business has allowed the bank to cope with a squeeze on lending...

  • *French survey echoes similar data in Germany. PARIS, April 24- French industrial morale dipped in April, reflecting concerns elsewhere in the euro zone that growth in the bloc is weakening as the impact of a stronger currency starts to bite. The French survey echoed a similar finding in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, with data on Tuesday also showing that...

  • INDICI ORE 8,45 VAR% CHIUS. 2017 EUROSTOXX50 3520,31 0,21 3503,96 STOXX EUROPE 600 384,01 0,22 389,18 STOXX BANCHE 179,71 -0,08 183,99 STOXX OIL&GAS 336 0,93 315,53 STOXX ASSICURAZIONI 298,13 0,11 288,35 STOXX AUTO 629,32 -0,53 614,77 STOXX TLC 273,78 -0,26 281,61 STOXX TECH 445,96 0,85 439,00. MILANO, 24 aprile- Le borse europee sono mosse oggi in apertura e, a...

  • *Philippines was top nickel ore supplier to China last year. MANILA, April 24- The Philippines' top nickel ore producer, Nickel Asia Corp, said its export plans in 2018 remain unchanged despite government plans to limit mining areas. Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc, the Philippines' second-biggest nickel ore producer, slumped as much as 7.1 percent.

  • April 24- Canada's Teck Resources Ltd, the world's second-biggest exporter of steelmaking coal, reported on Tuesday higher-than-expected adjusted first-quarter earnings as sales volumes climbed. Average quarterly realized price per tonne, however, fell to $207 from $212 a year earlier. The sales volume was roughly in line with 6 million tonnes Teck...

  • *Brent rises above $75 to highest since Nov 2014. LONDON, April 24- World stocks steadied on Tuesday after three sessions of losses thanks to strong earnings from the likes of Google and as a rise in U.S. bond yields towards the key 3 percent level stalled, while oil prices stretched to fresh highs above $75 a barrel. European stocks opened broadly higher with...

  • LONDON, April 24- A Sanofi drug for epilepsy and bipolar disorder linked to thousands of birth defects has been banned in Britain for use in women or girls of child-bearing age, unless they are on a special pregnancy prevention programme. The move follows a scandal over the lack of information given to patients about the risks associated with valproate, which was...

  • BEIJING, April 24- Volkswagen Group is on track for profitable growth this year thanks to positive sales momentum at the start of 2018, the carmaker's top executive said on Tuesday. "We had a very positive start into 2018," group Chief Executive Herbert Diess said at the Beijing auto show. Europe's largest automotive group plans to spend 15 billion euros through...

  • April 24- Home appliance maker Whirlpool Corp said on Tuesday it agreed to sell its Embraco compressor business to Japan's Nidec Corp for $1.08 billion in cash as it focuses on its consumer-facing business. Citigroup Global Markets Inc acted as financial adviser to Whirlpool, while Linklaters LLP and Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton LLP were legal...

  • LONDON, April 24- One in five financial institutions is considering trading cryptocurrencies within the next 12 months, a survey published by Thomson Reuters on Tuesday found. Thomson Reuters, the parent company of Reuters, provides data and news to the financial services industry. Thomson Reuters is the parent company of Reuters News.

  • LONDON, April 24- Sterling fell on Tuesday to its lowest since mid-March, its sixth consecutive daily fall, as the dollar rebounded and investors worried about the performance of the British economy. April has historically proved to be supportive for the pound because of a seasonal rise in capital inflows into Britain from foreign companies paying UK...

  • BERLIN, April 24- German business confidence deteriorated for a fifth consecutive month in April, a survey indicated on Tuesday, in a further sign that Europe's biggest economy is losing some of its momentum. The Munich- based Ifo economic institute said its new business climate index, which for the first time incorporated responses from the services sector,...

  • BERLIN— A closely watched survey is showing a bigger-than-expected drop in German business confidence amid worries about international trade tensions. Germany is concerned about the implications of trade disputes between the U.S., China and others. The European Union is seeking a continued exemption from new U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

  • TOKYO, April 24- Japan's top oil refiner JXTG Holdings on Tuesday said that Tsutomu Sugimori, head of its downstream refining unit, would become the company's next president. Downstream refining unit JXTG Nippon Oil& Energy Corp recently struck a deal with Vietnam National Petroleum Group to work on a feasibility study to co-operate JXTG's 120,000- bpd Marifu...