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  • RIYDAH, Saudi Arabia— Saudi Arabia's state airline Saudia says its flights have been affected by a system failure as the kingdom prepares to host the annual hajj pilgrimage. The airline acknowledged the disruption in a statement issued Tuesday without saying how many flights were affected. Saudia said it was using alternative methods to handle its flights...

  • MILAN, Aug 14- Autostrade per l'Italia, the toll road operator which manages the bridge that collapsed in the Italian city of Genoa on Tuesday killing at least 20 people, said it would work with authorities to establish the causes of the disaster. Autostrade, which is part of Italy's Atlantia group, said its Genoa division staff had met with local authorities and...

  • Aug 14- U.S. stocks rose in a broad rally on Tuesday after four straight days of losses on a strong set of earnings from retailers and as bank stocks rebounded after the Turkish lira snapped a three-week slide. The KBW bank index gained 1.02 percent, bouncing back from a 3 percent loss raked in over three sessions as investors fretted about banks' exposure to Turkey.

  • *FTSE 100 dips 0.4 percent. LONDON, Aug 14- UK shares ended the day down 0.4 percent on Tuesday after a choppy session, weighed down notably by lower copper prices as fallout from the Turkish lira crisis that has rattled global markets since Friday eased. The FTSE 100 closed down 0.4 percent while the pan-European STOXX 600 was flat.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- A group of founders, executives and early employees of popular dating app Tinder on Tuesday sued IAC/InterActiveCorp, claiming the parent company deliberately undervalued Tinder to avoid paying them billions of dollars. The lawsuit filed in state Supreme Court in Manhattan stated that IAC and its subsidiary Match Group Inc deliberately...

  • JOHNSTON, R.I.— In a story Aug. 13 about Citizens Bank, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the bank is unveiling its new corporate headquarters. Citizens Bank is opening a campus in Johnston, Rhode Island. According to Citizens Bank, about 3,000 employees from Cranston and Smithfield facilities will move to the Johnston campus.

  • LONDON, Aug 14- Sterling slid to a new 13- month low on Tuesday after a rebound in the dollar and as weaker-than-forecast wage growth offset an unexpected fall in Britain's unemployment rate. The Bank of England has said it wants to see rising wage growth pressures if it is to speed up its planned rate of monetary policy tightening. Sterling fell heavily last week,...

  • Aug 14- Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to evaluate possibly taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it had yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive, Elon Musk. The Silicon Valley billionaire last week said on Twitter he wants to take Tesla private at $420 a share, valuing it at $72 billion,...

  • Aug 14- Uber Technologies Inc named Matt Olsen as its chief security officer, the ride hailing company's Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in a tweet on Tuesday. Khosrowshahi hired Olsen, a former general counsel of the U.S. National Security Agency, in November following a breach in 2016 that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the...

  • *Saudi Arabia cut output- OPEC. NEW YORK, Aug 14- Oil prices were near flat on Tuesday, supported by gains in equity markets but pressured by a strengthening U.S. dollar as investors remained concerned about the financial crisis in Turkey. Brent crude futures rose 5 cents to $72.66 a barrel by 11:59 a.m. West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 2 cents to $67.18 a...

  • OTTAWA, Aug 14- Canada said on Tuesday it will consider a safeguard action on seven steel products to protect domestic producers from imports since the United States imposed tariffs against its major trade partner in March. "Our government believes the tariffs levied by the United States represent an exceptional circumstance, and that's why provisional...

  • The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transportation Security Administration had been testing several different types of body scanners for about a year. The machines, which scan for metallic and non-metallic objects on a person's body, can detect suspicious items from 30 feet away and have the capability of scanning more...

  • Aug 14- Southwest Airlines Co would limit emotional support animals to only dogs and cats on its flights and will allow one per passenger, the U.S. airline said on Tuesday as it updated its service animal policies. The U.S. Transportation Department told U.S. airlines in may that they must continue to allow the transport of the most common service animals, but said...

  • Aug 14- Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to negotiate with Elon Musk on taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it was yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive. The Silicon Valley billionaire last week said on Twitter he wants to take Tesla private at $420 a share, valuing it at $72 billion, and...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- New York state on Tuesday said it has sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in the marketing of opioid products, contributing to a nationwide epidemic that has killed thousands. In a complaint filed in a state court in Suffolk County, New York said Purdue repeatedly misled doctors and patients about...

  • OTTAWA, Aug 14- Canada said on Tuesday it will open a consultation period to consider a safeguard action on seven steel products to protect steel producers from imports flowing to Canada since the United States imposed tariffs in March.

  • LONDON, Aug 14- European shares rose slightly on Tuesday after two days of heavy selling as investors' anxieties over contagion from a Turkish currency crisis faded and reassuring data from Germany helped offset the latest wobbles in China's giant economy. Banks have been the worst hit by concerns over Turkey, taking the index to a 21- month low, but investors...

  • LONDON, Aug 14- European shares rose slightly on Tuesday after two days of heavy selling as investors' anxieties over contagion from a Turkish currency crisis faded and reassuring data from Germany helped offset the latest wobbles in China's giant economy. Banks have been the worst hit by concerns over Turkey, taking the index to a 21- month low, but investors...

  • CANADA'S MORNEAU SAYS IF EVIDENCE GATHERED POINTS TO HARM OR THREAT OF HARM, CANADA WILL APPLY PROVISIONAL SAFEGUARDS IN "AN EXPEDITIOUS MANNER".

  • CANADA'S MORNEAU SAYS BELIEVES TARIFFS LEVIED BY THE UNITED STATES REPRESENT "AN EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCE" THAT WARRANT CONSIDERATION OF SAFEGUARDS.