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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • OTTAWA, Ontario— A third round of NAFTA renegotiations has begun with chief negotiators from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico meeting in the Canadian capital. Canada's chief negotiator, Steve Verhuel, said Saturday that he doesn't expect this round to see any new U.S. proposal to increase American content requirements for autos. NAFTA now says vehicles must have at...

  • 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 unanimously finds that Ghana did not violate the sovereign...

  • SAN DIEGO— Detoured traffic into Mexico from the busiest border crossing with the United States was unusually light Saturday as motorists heeded calls to avoid freeways during a weekend shutdown for southbound cars. There were no significant delays on the first day of a 57- hour closure of all Mexico- bound car traffic at the San Ysidro border crossing, where...

  • 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 unanimously finds that Ghana did not violate the...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday and spread alarm in the capital, where rescuers temporarily suspended a search for survivors of a bigger tremor earlier this week out of fear of further building collapses. The United States Geological Survey said the new quake was relatively shallow with an epicenter near...

  • CARACAS, Sept 23- Venezuela's government criticized Canada's Friday announcement of targeted sanctions against 40 of its senior officials, accusing Ottawa of "submission" to U.S. Canada's measures include freezing the assets of the officials and banning Canadians from having any dealings with them. "Canada's government established... an immoral association...

  • 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. Canada's chief NAFTA negotiator on Saturday said he did not think the United States would unveil specific proposals for autos...

  • *Canada's chief NAFTA negotiator says not expecting U.S. to present specific proposals on auto rules of origin in Ottawa talks.